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

Qatar Airways partners with The White Company to provide exclusively-designed sleepwear to First and Business Class passengers

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched a new partnership with The White Company to provide exclusively-designed sleepwear to First and Business Class passengers travelling across the airline’s global network. In line with Qatar Airways’ commitment to provide a world-leading premium service, the newly-designed sleeper suits are bespoke for First… Read the full press release

Now on sale: Norwegian Cruise Line’s 2017 cruises to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sky

Now on sale: Norwegian Cruise Line’s 2017 cruises to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sky   Norwegian is offering four-day roundtrip cruises from Miami to Cuba in May 2017 on Norwegian Sky, the largest ship sailing to Cuba – Itinerary includes an overnight in Cuba’s capital of Havana and a day at Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian’s private… Read the full press release

FCCA appoints Carlos Torres de Navarra as new Operations Committee Chairman

Pembroke Pines, FL, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The FCCA is proud to announce the appointment of the new FCCA Operations Committee Chairman, Carlos Torres de Navarra, vice president of strategic and commercial port development, Carnival Cruise Line, effective January 1, 2017. “I am excited to assume the role of chairman of the FCCA… Read the full press release

Jet Airways to introduce Airbus A330 on key routes

Airbus A330s to operate on key routes including Mumbai – Kuwait and Mumbai – Jeddah, and on domestic ones including Mumbai – Bengaluru and Mumbai – Chennai Mumbai, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service international airline, will introduce its wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft on certain additional domestic and international… Read the full press release

Oman Air wins the Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to Middle East at the KLIA 2015

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air announces the latest addition to its growing list of international awards, winning the Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to Middle East at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Awards 2015. Oman Air was chosen based on its achievements in 2015 including growth, sales… Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia launches new service from Jakarta to Mumbai via Bangkok

Garuda Indonesia launches new service from Jakarta to Mumbai via Bangkok   Jakarta, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Garuda Indonesia, the airline of Indonesia, further strengthens its global presence by launching a new service from Jakarta to Mumbai via Bangkok today. Mumbai serves as the airline’s first gateway in the region, and by launching… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts further expands presence in key markets with the addition of 24 new member hotels

CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces the addition of 24 member hotels over the past three months, which mark the company’s debut in key regions, signal the expansion of existing partnerships, and represent enhanced presence in key markets. Highlights of the new hotel additions… Read the full press release

Marriott International brings Sheraton Grand into Guinea, West Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry

Bethesda, Md, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (12/12/2016) announced the debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry, welcoming it to the brand’s premier tier of hotels recognized for their exciting destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and… Read the full press release

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts teams up with X+Q Art to launch distinctive artworks celebrating its hotels across Greater China

Le Méridien unveils collaboration with Chinese art collective X+Q Art at the press conference. From left to right: Mike Fulkerson , Vice President of Brand Marketing, Asia Pacific; Marriott International Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts; Jing Xiang, co-founder of X+Q Art; Guangci Qu, co-founder of X+Q Art   Shanghai, China,… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in the UK with the opening of Moxy Aberdeen Airport

London, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s bold experiential hotel brand, has debuted in the UK with the launch of Moxy Aberdeen Airport.  Offering a spirited and stylish hotel experience at a surprisingly affordable price, the forward thinking brand offers a fresh take on traditional hospitality with playful communal spaces and… Read the full press release

YYC Calgary International Airport offers travel tips for the holiday season

Calgary, AB, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — December is the busiest time of year at YYC Calgary International Airport, so if you are one of the thousands of passengers travelling during this period, here are some tips to help you navigate the airport during the holiday season. With YYC’s new International Terminal recently opening to… Read the full press release

AH&LA and NAESV to address sexual violence in the hospitality industry and offer tips to combat this issue

Washington, D.C., 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) today ( December 9, 2016) announced a new partnership to continue the hotel industry’s long-standing efforts to raise awareness of sexual violence and provide hotel operators with new training tools and… Read the full press release

AH&LA announces the appointment of Sabre Hospitality Solutions President Alex Alt to its 2017 Board of Directors

Washington, D.C., 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has today (December 9, 2016 ) announced the appointment of Sabre Hospitality Solutions President, Alex Alt, to its 2017 Board of Directors. Alt proudly accepted the appointment to AHLA’s Board, which represents leaders from all sectors of the lodging industry, including brands,… Read the full press release

Discovery Destinations Hotels & Resorts becomes latest member brand of Global Hotel Alliance

Global Hotel Alliance and Discovery Destinations combine global brand recognition and award-winning loyalty to take the lead in the experiential travel space Dubai, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Discovery Destinations Hotels & Resorts (“Discovery Destinations”) has joined Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) as its latest member brand, while at the same time creating a new,… Read the full press release

Qantas announces Melbourne to Los Angeles as its first 787-9 Dreamliner route

SYDNEY, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles will be the first to experience the Qantas 787-9 Dreamliner when the inaugural international service takes-off on 15 December next year*. The Qantas Dreamliner will carry 236 passengers in a three-class configuration and complement the daily Airbus A380 service already flying from… Read the full press release

Qantas to launch non-stop flights from Perth to London from March 2018

Shortest and fastest version of the Kangaroo Route in its 70 year history  First direct link between Australia and Europe, using WA as a hub  Qantas Dreamliner designed to offer improved comfort on long haul flights SYDNEY, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is set to add to its list of aviation firsts, with the… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches five new routes from Düsseldorf Airport and three new routes from Hannover Airport

Bærum, Norway, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian, the world’s sixth largest low-cost airline, continues to expand its route network – this time with full force in Germany with five new route launches from Düsseldorf Airport and three new route launches from Hannover Airport. Today (Dec 13, 2016), award-winning low-cost airline Norwegian announces the… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces flights from Moscow to Catania in Sicily for summer 2017

Moscow, Russia, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global airline alliance member, announces the opening of flights in the summer schedule of 2017 from Moscow to Catania, a resort town on the Italian island Sicily. Tickets are available now. Direct flights will be performed to the airport of Catania starting April 27,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines starts service to Havana, Cuba

DALLAS, TX, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 12, 2016) began service to the carrier’s 100th city, Havana, Cuba, with inaugural celebration on flights departing two U.S. gateway airports, Tampa International and Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International. Southwest Employees and Executive Leaders joined Customers in traveling aboard the first-ever Southwest flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi FC on a friendly match in Al Gharafa Stadium on 13 December, 2016

Match of Champions set to draw fans from around the world to Doha Stunning Qatar Airways Cup revealed during pre-match press conference World’s fastest growing airline is the official sponsor of both football clubs DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Fans from around the world will converge in Doha tomorrow, when Qatar Airways brings… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways ends its 2016 global route expansion with the launch of daily flights to Seychelles

Explore the Seychelles’ dazzling white-sand beaches and stunning palm-fringed coastline with Qatar Airways Airline ends 2016 route expansion on a high note in Africa DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has rounded off its 2016 global route expansion on a high note with the launch of daily flights to the idyllic islands… Read the full press release