HMSHost opens The Shipyard Pub & Café, Samuel Adams Brewhouse and Starbucks at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

Regional craft brews, classic New England fare, and Starbucks® now open MANCHESTER, NH, 2017-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — One can’t help but crave the essential foods of the region when traveling to New England. Seafood staples like clam chowder, lobster, and cod are an undeniable part of the northeastern United States culture. Beer, naturally, is… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland welcomes Southwest Airlines’ nonstop service from Oakland International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport

New summer service answers the call for nonstop flights to OAK’s top unserved market Oakland, CA, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Together with Southwest Airlines, officials at the Port of Oakland announced today that effective June 4th, 2017 the carrier will commence daily nonstop service from Oakland International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo announces Lauri Hennessey as VP of Communications and Public Affairs; Sarah Valentine as VP of Development

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Woodland Park Zoo is pleased to announce its new Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, Lauri Hennessey, and new Vice President of Development, Sarah Valentine. Lauri Hennessey, Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs Hennessey joined the zoo in December 2016. She oversees government relations, public relations, digital… Read the full press release

Wizz Air deploys 7th aircraft at Sofia Airport; launches two new routes to Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Doncaster Sheffield

Sofia, Bulgaria, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria’s leading carrier, today deploys its 7thaircraft at Sofia Airport, launching two new routes from the Bulgarian capital. The newest WIZZ services connect Sofia with Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Doncaster Sheffield. The new aircraft represents an investment of… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route connecting Vilnius, Lithuania with Gothenburg, Sweden

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announced a new route from Vilnius. The newest WIZZ service connects the Lithuanian capital with Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden. The route will commence on 26 March and operate two times a week, on… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new service connecting Osijek, Croatia with Basel, Switzerland

Osijek, Croatia, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today its first service connecting Osijek with Basel in Switzerland. The low-fare route will commence on 19 May 2017, with two weekly frequencies, on Mondays and Fridays. Basel city, famous for its historic landmarks and well-known… Read the full press release

WIZZ announces new route from Debrecen, Hungary to Tel Aviv, Israel

Debrecen, Hungary, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrated the first anniversary of its Debrecen base. The airline based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft in Debrecen on 16 December 2015, after three years of successful cooperation with Debrecen Airport, creating 36 direct… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands in Kyiv with second Airbus A320 and new routes

Kyiv, Ukraine, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today that it will base a second Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kyiv base. From August 2017 the airline will operate two new services from Kyiv to Copenhagen in Denmark and Nuremberg in Germany. The new… Read the full press release

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort announces the return of the Grand National Powder 8 Competition

Teton Village, WY, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) is pleased to announce the Grand National Powder 8 Competition is back by popular demand.  This historic event will be held on the Powder 8 face of Cody Bowl on February 4th with back up weather day being Sunday, February 5th.  There… Read the full press release

AAAE announces the addition of Senate Appropriations Committee staff veteran Stephanie Gupta to its Federal Affairs Department

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today announced the addition of highly respected Senate and House appropriations committee staff veteran Stephanie Gupta to the Association’s Federal Affairs Department, where she will serve as Senior Vice President, Security and Facilitation. “Stephanie Gupta is someone I have admired… Read the full press release

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority unveiled its new parking and outdoor exhibition space — the Diamond Lot

LAS VEGAS, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (04-JAN-2017), the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) unveiled the Diamond Lot—its new parking and outdoor exhibition space. The launch finalizes Phase I of the Las Vegas Convention Center District (LVCCD) project. Dignitaries and other invited guests gathered to celebrate the new lot occupying the former… Read the full press release

Air Partner to attend the 19th WCA First Conference and the 9th WCA World Conference in February 2017

LONDON, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, will be attending the 19th WCA First Conference and the 9th WCA World Conference, which are being held on 7-10 February and 9-13 February respectively. Both conferences are taking place in Singapore for the first time, at the state-of-the-art Suntec Singapore International… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton brand announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Huntsville/Village of Providence

Hotel is near corporate offices and tourist attractions HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers around the world, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Huntsville/Village of Providence. The 92-room… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotel Group announces further expansion in the Caribbean with Wyndham Grand Nevis opening in 2019

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hospitality powerhouse Wyndham Hotel Group continues bolstering its robust Caribbean pipeline by bringing approachable luxury to the breathtaking shores of Nevis, one of the region’s most exclusive destinations, with the island’s first Wyndham Grand® resort. The beachfront Wyndham Grand Nevis will be situated within Northern Pointe Resort,… Read the full press release

Czech airline company Travel Service finalizes order for five additional Boeing 737 8 MAX airplanes

Czech airline to receive 30 direct purchased and leased 737 MAX airplanes starting in 2018 PRAGUE, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalized an order for five 737 8 MAX airplanes, valued at $550 million at current… Read the full press release

Boeing announces order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric (NYSE: GE), announced today an order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, booked in December, is valued at $8.25 billion at current list prices. The follow-on order increases the GECAS firm order… Read the full press release

Norwegian announces expansion plans for 2017

Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian is ready to take-off its biggest year ever, with the introduction of brand new aircraft, exclusive new routes – including its first long-haul flights outside the USA – and more affordable flights on the UK’s only direct low-cost transatlantic services. Europe’s third largest low-cost… Read the full press release

Norwegian carried almost 30 million passengers in 2016; its highest ever passenger figure in a single year

Norwegian reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with almost 30 million passengers and a load factor of 88 per cent in 2016. The launch of 34 new routes and a substantial increase of intercontinental traffic contributed considerably to the growth. Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger growth, more… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Children’s Hospice South West as its charity partner for the third year running

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year running, Children’s Hospice South West has been named Bristol Airport’s charity partner following a vote by Airport staff. More than 20,000 raised for local charity in 2016. During 2016, staff and passengers raised more than £20,000 for the North Somerset based charity, with initiatives… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport records 11.3% increase YoY in 2016 passenger numbers

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 7.5 million passengers used Bristol Airport last year, surpassing the total for 2015 by over three quarters of a million passengers*. The record annual number represents an 11.3 per cent increase year on year, and a seventh consecutive year of growth for England’s third largest regional… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens new Changing Places facility to meet needs of all customers with disability

BRISTOL, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile. Standard accessible toilets are unable to meet the needs of all travelling customers… Read the full press release

Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites offer guests 100-percent smoke-free stay

Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites offer guests 100-percent smoke-free stay   Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites kick off 2017 with the #GoodForYou Social Campaign ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The iconic Comfort branded hotels have announced that 2017 is going to be better than ever for guest wellness. Parent company Choice Hotels International,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free welcome fans to the first tournament of 25th annual ATP World Tour 250 Series in Doha

32 world class tennis athletes will battle it out to win the coveted Golden Falcon Trophy – the highest prize pool trophy in the ATP World Tour 250 Series Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free invite guests to experience their interactive stands located in the Public Village Area DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

HIAA: Yangtze River Express Airlines to operate cargo flights between Halifax Stanfield and China

More Lobster Lift at Halifax Stanfield Halifax, N.S., 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Just when it looked like Halifax Stanfield was set to close the books on a highly successful lobster export season, HIAA announced today (JANUARY 3, 2017) that a new cargo carrier, Yangtze River Express Airlines, will serve Halifax beginning Saturday, January… Read the full press release

Norwegian to further expand in Edinburgh Airport in 2017; starts recruitment of new crew and pilots

Airline advertises for new crew and pilots to join its growing Edinburgh operation New aircraft and new routes planned for 2017 including transatlantic flights from Edinburgh Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian has announced it will be creating more than 130 crew and pilot jobs in Scotland as it prepares… Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL’s MUAC to provide civil and military air navigation services in Hannover Upper Information Region

EUROCONTROL MUAC provides control for the upper airspace (above 24,500 feet, i.e. approximately 7,500 metres) of Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and north-west Germany. Close to 1.8 million flights pass through MUAC’s area of responsibility each year, making it the third busiest air traffic control facility in Europe in terms of traffic volume. During the summer,… Read the full press release

Heathrow cuts passenger charges on domestic trips by £10

Heathrow cuts passenger charges on domestic trips by £10   Heathrow fulfils pledge to families and businesses across Britain by cutting domestic passenger charges by over a third – resulting in over a £500m saving The discount is a key part of Heathrow’s plan to encourage growth outside London by making it cheaper to travel… Read the full press release

Sunwing announces completely revamped Memories Flamenco Beach Resort in Cuba

Toronto, ON, 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is excited to announce one of its most popular resorts, award-winning Memories Flamenco Beach Resort in Cuba, has completely revamped and expanded its beachfront. Situated in Cayo Coco (known for its white sandy shores lapped by translucent turquoise waters) the resort combines a wide range of… Read the full press release

Oman Air introduces new policy on baggage that will save money for traveling guests

Costly cost excess baggage rates charged by the kg to be abolished New free baggage allowance being introduced of one piece of baggage of up to 30kg in economy and two pieces of baggage, up to 50kg in Business and First class Silver and Gold Sinbad members to get extra allowance of one free extra… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport announces TSA Pre✓® Temporary Enrollment Center Event from January 23-27, 2017

MESA, Ariz., 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, in coordination with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), have announced a temporary enrollment center event for TSA Pre✓® signups. The event will take place from January 23, 2017 to January 27, 2017 with appointment times available between 8 AM and 5 PM. TSA Pre✓®… Read the full press release