British Airways launches new three-a-day flights to Berlin

British Airways launches new three-a-day flights to Berlin

LONDON, 2016-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — There was more than a bit of ‘oomph’ for the launch of new British Airways flights to Germany from London City Airport this weekend with a rousing send-off from the Die Dorf Fest Kapelle Oompah Band. The band brought a traditional taste of German festivities to East London to… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new routes from Poland: Warsaw to Split in Croatia and Katowice to Bari in Italy

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced two new holiday routes to attractive seaside destinations from Poland. Starting in August, the new services will connect Warsaw with Split in Croatia and Katowice with Bari in Italy.  Seats on the new routes are… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new summer route from Budapest to Varna, Bulgaria

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new summer route from Budapest to Varna commencing on 3 August with two weekly flights on Wednesdays and Sundays. Seats on the new route are already on sale and can be booked on wizzair.com… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports completes final de-propping of the last arch in the roof of the new Midfield Terminal Building

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Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2016-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that it has completed the final de-propping of the last arch in the roof of the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), meaning that the structure is now completely self-supporting. The de-propping took three days and 90 jacking points were used around the… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces 25% discount to new Omani high school graduates

Oman Air announces 25% discount to new Omani high school graduates

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has announced that new graduates from high schools in Oman are to receive a 25 per cent discount on return flights to enable them to continue their studies overseas. The discounts will apply to all booking classes, but will not include promotional fares. To be eligible… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to announce score updates of the football matches held during flights

Wizz Air to announce score updates of the football matches held during flights

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today that WIZZ pilots will provide score updates of half-time and full-time of the football matches that are held at the times of the flights. The information will be sent to the pilots from the airline’s… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines launches non-stop daily flights to San Francisco and second daily service to Los Angeles

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SINGAPORE, 2016-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) is to launch non-stop flights between Singapore and San Francisco and will add a second daily service to Los Angeles in an expansion of its US operations. The non-stop Singapore-San Francisco flights will be operated on a daily basis with effect from 23 October 2016 using… Read the full press release

Air Tahiti Nui to adopt Amadeus Altéa Suite to enhance its reservations, inventory, check-in and departure control processes

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Air Tahiti Nui chooses Amadeus to transform its technology infrastructure Amadeus’ Altéa Suite and other IT solutions to help Air Tahiti Nui provide a more seamless, personalised experience to customers Bangkok, Thailand, 2016-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As a Tahitian face to the rest of the world, Air Tahiti Nui takes pride in demonstrating the… Read the full press release

Destination Marketing Association International welcomes Colleen Phalen as EVP, Program Development and Meetings

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Colleen Phalen to Join DMAI as Executive Vice President, Program Development and Meetings Washington, DC, 2016-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chair Bob Lander President and CEO Don Welsh today announced the appointment of Colleen Phalen to Executive Vice President, Program Development and Meetings. Phalen joins the DMAI team effective… Read the full press release

Cebu Pacific and UNICEF partner to launch Change for Good program to bring health and nutrition to infants and young children in the Philippines

Cebu Pacific and UNICEF partner to launch Change for Good program to bring health and nutrition to infants and young children in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 2016-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Now, flying with Cebu Pacific will not only take travelers to the best destinations here and abroad, it will also bring much-needed health and nutrition to infants and young children. Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB), the Philippines’ leading airline, and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have partnered to introduce… Read the full press release

Columbus Regional Airport Authority announces the appointment of Kristen Easterday as Director, Government Affairs

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COLUMBUS, 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ —  The Columbus Regional Airport Authority has announced that Kristen Easterday will join the organization as Director, Government Affairs. She most recently served as Vice President, Government Relations for the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. “With her wealth of experience in government relations and established community connections, Kristen will serve as… Read the full press release

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami introduces Margaret Dabbs London treatments and products

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami introduces Margaret Dabbs London treatments and products

HONG KONG, 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami is pleased to introduce Margaret Dabbs London treatments and products for the first time in Florida. The Spa will offer three Margaret Dabbs London pedicures, two signature manicures and a therapeutic foot bath. Renowned podiatrist and pioneer of the ‘Medical Pedicure,’… Read the full press release

Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong takes the 20th place in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016

Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong takes the 20th place in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016

HONG KONG, 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Claiming the honourable ranking of 20, Amber atThe Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is for the sixth year listed at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 award ceremony, sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, in New York City. Being the only restaurant in the city made… Read the full press release

Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel debuts at Paris’ the ’Bobo’ Republique neighborhood

Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel debuts at Paris' the ’Bobo’ Republique neighborhood

PARIS, 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel firmly established its spot in the Right Bank’s social scene with a star-studded debut event on June 16th that embraced the hotel’s location, the ’Bobo’ (Bohemian Chic) Republique neighborhood, the Renaissance brand’s ‘Fearlessly Chic’ global design philosophy and ‘Business Unusual’ outlook catering to the… Read the full press release

Ritz-Carlton launches newly refreshed Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur

Ritz-Carlton launches newly refreshed Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur

Chevy Chase, Maryland, 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur has ‘come of age’ for today’s global affluent traveler with an impressive reveal of the completely reimagined 18-year old luxury hotel. A contemporary expression of iconic style underlines a legacy of celebrated service and attention to detail. Located in Kuala Lumpur’s luxury… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels welcomes four properties to its global portfolio, in the Florida Keys, New Orleans, Michigan and The Netherlands

Autograph Collection Hotels welcomes four properties to its global portfolio, in the Florida Keys, New Orleans, Michigan and The Netherlands

Washington, D.C., 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive portfolio of independent hotels, is proud to welcome four one-of-a-kind properties to its global portfolio, in the Florida Keys, New Orleans, Michigan and The Netherlands. Launched in 2010, Autograph Collection Hotels is a pioneer in the independent hotel space and has grown… Read the full press release

Marriott International rebrands Protea Hotels in Africa — Protea Hotels by Marriott®

Marriott International rebrands Protea Hotels in Africa — Protea Hotels by Marriott®

Marriott International announced today the rebranding of Protea Hotels to capitalize on the travel aspirations of Africa’s growing middle class and the increased presence of international hotel brands in Africa. The rebranding includes an updated and modernized logo and the “by Marriott” endorsement.   The brand is now officially Protea Hotels by Marriott ®. Bethesda, Md.,… Read the full press release

Travelport announces the appointment of Kelly Kolb as VP of government affairs

Travelport announces the appointment of Kelly Kolb as VP of government affairs

LANGLEY, UK, 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced it has hired Kelly Kolb as vice president of government affairs to lead Travelport’s Washington office. Kolb joins Travelport after serving the past seven years as vice president of government affairs for the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), where… Read the full press release

Travelport announces the appointment of Carlos Quijano as commercial director, Air Commerce in the Latin America region

Travelport announces the appointment of Carlos Quijano as commercial director, Air Commerce in the Latin America region

LANGLEY, UK, 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced it has hired Carlos Quijano as commercial director, Air Commerce, to lead the team that manages Travelport’s airline relationships in the growing Latin America region. Quijano, a native of Colombia with more than seventeen-years’ experience in the airline industry,… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings becomes the largest car rental company at Portland International Airport

Enterprise Holdings becomes the largest car rental company at Portland International Airport

Local Economic Impact of Enterprise, National, Alamo Brands Totals $20 Million Annually Enterprise Holdings has nearly 40 percent of the market share at Portland International Airport. PORTLAND, Ore., 2016-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings Inc., which – through its integrated global network of regional subsidiaries and independent franchises – operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National… Read the full press release