The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company reveals its secrets to exceptional customer service through The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company reveals its secrets to exceptional customer service through The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center

Chevy Chase, Md., 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Employers in all industries are looking for new and creative ways to provide exceptional customer service, improve patient experience, boost employee engagement, inspire leadership, and create sustainable culture transformation. Since The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center opened its doors in 1999, organizations from diverse industries—such as Healthcare, Automotive, Finance, Transportation, Legal, Energy,… Read the full press release

Marriott Rewards members’ account information now available via the new Google Wallet app

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Bethesda, Md., 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Rewards members can now access their account information and receive exclusive offers via the new Google Wallet app. Google Wallet, available for Android and iPhone devices, allows users to save all their loyalty program information and offers in one place, as well as easily send money to… Read the full press release

Marriott, British Airways and Institute of Travel and Meetings held travel industry forum in London to discuss global social and environmental trends

Marriott, British Airways and Institute of Travel and Meetings held travel industry forum in London to discuss global social and 
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LONDON, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International joined with British Airways and the Institute of Travel and Meetings to host a dedicated travel industry forum to discuss global social and environmental trends on 4 April.    The event, at the St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel was attended by more than 120 corporate travel buyers and… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association announced the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act garnered 150 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives

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Washington, D.C., 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The U.S. Travel Association today announced that the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act, H.R. 1354, has garnered 150 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives, roughly split between the two parties. The announcement came on the heels of new research showing that the Visa Waiver Program (VWP),… Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car recognized as one of The 120 “Most Trusted Brands” by Entrepreneur magazine

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ST. LOUIS, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car was recently recognized as one of The 120 “Most Trusted Brands“ by Entrepreneur magazine – the only car rental brand to rank in the top 50 on the list. The list is based on a survey of more than 5,000 Entrepreneur readers conducted to determine the companies that most effectively earned their loyalty… Read the full press release

Agoda.com announces its list of fantastic hotel deals in Madrid to celebrate the San Isidro Festival

Agoda.com announces its list of fantastic hotel deals in Madrid to celebrate the San Isidro Festival

Singapore, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is offering a list of fantastic hotel deals in Madrid to celebrate the San Isidro Festival, one of Spain’s most venerated holidays. Celebrated on 15 May, the festival honors the patron saint of Madrid, Isidore… Read the full press release

Travelport renews multi-year distribution partnership with Rawat-Al Hajer in Iraq

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Baghdad, Iraq, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, has today announced the renewal of a multi-year distribution partnership with Rawat-Al Hajer for Travelport technology and services in Iraq. The renewal of the agreement comes after four successful years of partnership between Rawat-Al Hajer and… Read the full press release

Travelport and Deutsche Bahn to bring easy rail booking to travel agents in Russia

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Moscow, Russia, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, and Deutsche Bahn (DB), one of the world’s leading rail passenger and logistics companies, today announce an initiative to bring easy rail booking to travel agents in Russia. Through Travelport’s rail booking tool, RailMaster, Deutsche Bahn’s… Read the full press release

Travelport renews its global full content agreement with South African owned Comair Limited

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Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, has renewed its global full content agreement with South African owned Comair Limited (Comair). Comair operates scheduled airline services under its low-cost airline brand, kulula.com, as well as the British Airways brand as part of… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo to exhibit pair of cheetahs near the zoo’s Wildlife Survival Zone on May 3

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SEATTLE, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — New cheetah exhibit debuts May 3 WHAT: Woodland Park Zoo introduces a pair of cheetahs, the fastest land mammals in the animal kingdom, in a new, temporary exhibit near the zoo’s Wildlife Survival Zone May 3, with opening day presented by Chevron. The two cats, Liz and Missy, are 14… Read the full press release

Paul Allen of Microsoft and John Paul DeJoria to hunt multi-million year old dinosaur fossils at Peace Country, Alberta

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Alberta, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation and John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of the Paul Mitchell line of hair products and the Patron spirits company, will be heading to the Peace Country, Alberta this August to get their hands dirty hunting multi-million year old dinosaur fossils. Allen and DeJoria will join a… Read the full press release

Boston Logan International Airport expects increased passenger travel in April as schools in New England close for vacation

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WITH LOTS OF CHOICES, MASSPORT URGES TRAVELERS TO CONSIDER HOV ALTERNATIVES LIKE LOGAN EXPRESS AND … BOSTON, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Increased passenger travel is expected at Boston Logan International Airport during April as schools in New England close for vacation resulting in demand for airport parking that is expected to exceed the number… Read the full press release

Eurostar expects over 130,000 passengers to travel over the Easter bank holiday weekend

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London, UK, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Eurostar is set for one of its busiest weekends of the year as over 130,000 passengers are expected to travel over the Easter bank holiday weekend, 15% more than travelled over the Easter weekend in 2013*. Over 60,000 Brits will take advantage of the long weekend to enjoy a… Read the full press release

Eurostar to open brand new ticket office in St Pancras International station as part of wider programme of station improvements

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Convenient new location improves accessibility First phase of wider programme of station improvements On the spot traveller upgrades help celebrate 20 years of Eurostar operations London, UK, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Eurostar today unveiled the first phase of a brand new ticket office in St Pancras International station, as part of an extensive programme of… Read the full press release

TravelClick awarded “Best” honors in two categories at the Web Marketing Association’s 2014 Internet Advertising Competition

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TravelClick Hotel Clients Win IAC Awards for the Best Hotel & Lodging Online Campaign and Best Social Media Campaign NEW YORK, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a global provider of innovative revenue-generating cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, and its hotel clients, were awarded “Best” honors in two categories at the Web Marketing… Read the full press release

TravelClick March 2014 outlook: Hotel industry in the top 25 North American Markets show 4.3% increase

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NEW YORK, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The hotel industry outlook for the top 25 North American Markets is showing an increase of 4.3% in committed occupancy for March 2014 – February 2015, based on group commitments and individual reservations on the books as of February 23, 2014 compared to the same time last year. The… Read the full press release

Burba Hotel Network and Hotel Opportunities Latin America announced their support of International Tourism Partnership’s Youth Career Initiative in Latin America

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Costa Mesa, CA, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Burba Hotel Network (BHN) and the Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conference have announced their support of the International Tourism Partnership’s (ITP) Youth Career Initiative (YCI) in Latin America. BHN has almost three decades of experience developing and producing the world’s most prominent gatherings of the hotel and… Read the full press release

Aeroflot took delivery of new A320 named after the Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov

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Moscow, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) has taken delivery of a new A320 from the manufacturer’s factory in Toulouse. The aircraft has been named in honour of the Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, twice awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union medal. The aircraft is equipped with new aerodynamic Sharklets wing-tips that improve aerodynamics and reduce fuel consumption… Read the full press release

Jersey Heritage to open doors of its historic self-catering and coastal tower accommodation located around the Island on Sunday 27 April 2014

Jersey Heritage to open doors of its historic self-catering and coastal tower accommodation located around the Island on Sunday 27 April 2014

Jersey, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — From 10:00 - 16:00 on Sunday 27 April 2014, Jersey Heritage will be opening the doors of its historic self-catering and coastal tower accommodation located around the Island. The Jersey Heritage Lets Open Day invites the public to visit and explore a host of unique landmarks which are available to… Read the full press release

Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa team and Headway Jersey charity to take on four-day challenge through France to Jersey

Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa team and Headway Jersey charity to take on four-day challenge through France to Jersey

Jersey, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A team from the five-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa and local brain injury charity, Headway Jersey, are set to take on a gruelling four-day challenge. Starting Wednesday 6th August, the team will cycle through France, row from France to Jersey arriving Saturday 9th August. The team is comprised… Read the full press release