Qatar Airways starts third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar

Qatar Airways starts third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar   Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced that commencing 7 May 2017, the airline will operate a third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar. Bali has long been a… Read the full press release

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017: Qatar Airways named “Airline with the Best Business Class” and “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew”

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017: Qatar Airways named “Airline with the Best Business Class” and “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew”   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named the “Airline with the Best Business Class”, and the “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew” at the prestigious Business… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel”

Qatar Airways named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel”   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel” and was named runner-up for the title of “Best Overall International Airline.” These latest awards… Read the full press release

Millennium Park Summer Film Series announces its line-up of movies including its first Spanish-language film El Norte

Chicago, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The popular Millennium Park Summer Film Series returns, Tuesdays, June 13 through September 5, at 6:30pm. This year’s line-up kicks off with the 1980 Chicago classic The Blues Brothers, the second place finisher in last year’s audience choice vote. Highlights include: Caddyshack presented by KPMG Women’s PGA Championship;… Read the full press release

Brand Finance named Aeroflot the strongest brand in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named the strongest brand in Russia by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy, which earlier this year named Aeroflot the world’s strongest airline brand. Both awards were presented to Vitaly Saveliev, CEO of Aeroflot, at a ceremony in London… Read the full press release

GBTA announces new panel of industry executive leaders at GBTA Conference 2017 Toronto

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 18, 2017) announced a new panel to be featured on Centre Stage at GBTA Conference 2017 Toronto, May 23 – 25: Innovation Leaders of Today. The Wednesday morning panel will feature… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris   TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) have agreed to launch a private jet service that will provide airline passengers flying from Tokyo to Paris with seamless interconnection to onward destinations in… Read the full press release

Kentucky Derby Day returns on May 6, 2017 at Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Austin, U.S.A, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Time to dust off the Derby hat and get the seersucker suit out of storage, Kentucky Derby Day is back at Four Seasons Hotel Austin. Taking place May 6, 2017 starting at 2:00 pm, the event invites revellers to watch the race in the Lobby Lounge while… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Ciro Petrone as new Chef de Cuisine of its Italian restaurant Boccalino

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Ciro Petrone as new Chef de Cuisine of its Italian restaurant Boccalino   Seoul, Korea, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Ciro Petrone as the new Chef de Cuisine of the Hotel’s stylish Italian restaurant Boccalino, where he will oversee and lead the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco names chef Cyrille Pannier as Executive Chef

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco names chef Cyrille Pannier as Executive Chef   San Francisco, CA, 2017-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco welcomes veteran chef Cyrille Pannier as Executive Chef. Pannier has more than 30 years of culinary experience, spanning the globe from London and Los Angeles to Nevis and Palm… Read the full press release

Air China launches new direct service from Zurich to the Chinese capital

As of 7 June 2017, Air China will operate four direct flights a week from Zurich to Beijing. Flughafen Zürich, 2017-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Air China, a member of the Star Alliance, will fly to the Chinese capital on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The outbound flights will leave Zurich Airport at 1.30… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide® opens Oakwood Olympic & Olive in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, 2017-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, opens Oakwood Olympic & Olive, a stylish addition to its portfolio of more than 50 branded properties globally. Located at 1001 South Olive Street in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, this newly constructed property… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises® and Fincantieri sign contract for the construction of two additional cruise ships

Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) and Fincantieri signed a memorandum of agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, with an option for another two. The new builds will be sister ships to the six already ordered and will enter Viking’s fleet in 2021 and 2022, respectively…. Read the full press release

Injured Veterans Pushed Out of Their Comfort Zones And into the Mountains with High Fives Non-Profit Foundation Program

Olympic Valley, Calif, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Experiencing a life-altering injury in the name of duty for the United State Military comes with two forms of pain — physical and emotional. The High Fives Foundation in Truckee, California, the City of Reno Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department in Reno, Nevada, and the Adaptive… Read the full press release

Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners To Acquire Mammoth Resorts

Aspen and Denver, Colorado, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mammoth Resorts, the owner of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain, today (APRIL 12, 2017) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly formed entity controlled by affiliates of the Aspen Skiing Company,… Read the full press release

Spring Training Camps for Youth And Professional Athletes Offered in Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows offering youth spring training camps, set alongside some of the world’s best skiers and riders Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 57 feet of cumulative snowfall to date, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is primed to once again host Tahoe’s longest season, with spring operations lasting into June… Read the full press release

Belgium’s Second Park Inn By Radisson Hotel Opens in the Country’s “Capital of Taste”

Belgium’s Second Park Inn By Radisson Hotel Opens in the Country’s “Capital of Taste”   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group opens its second Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Belgium in 2017. Hasselt, the “Capital of Taste,” is home to the latest addition to the Park Inn by… Read the full press release

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend   Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The upcoming Easter weekend signals the kick-off of the holiday season at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The holiday season brings with it a peak in passenger numbers that will not decrease until well into October. Based on current… Read the full press release

New Car Rental Centre Opens at Schipol Plaza

Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — On Thursday 13 April Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is opening a new car rental centre at Schiphol Plaza. All car rental companies that operate at Schiphol now have their service desks here, where travellers can collect their rental contracts, make reservations and arrange additional services. The unveiling… Read the full press release

Wizz Air Expands Its Operations Starting With Its Second Ukrainian Airport

THE NEW LOW-FARE ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, started today (3/04/2017) its operations from Lviv International Airport with the new low-fare route to Wroclaw in Poland. Passengers planning their holiday or a… Read the full press release

Agreement Signed by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir To Codeshare with Air France-KLM

Singapore, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and regional subsidiary SilkAir have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Air France-KLM to codeshare on each other’s flights with effect from 27 April 2017. Under the agreement, which is subject to regulatory approvals, Singapore Airlines will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Air France-operated flights… Read the full press release

GBTA Releases Study on Business Travelers Stay In Properties Unsupported By Travel Policy

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Home-sharing properties are allowed in one out of every six travel polices (17 percent), according to a new study released today by the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association. However, more than double the number of business travelers are under… Read the full press release

More than 1000 Travel Buyers Register for the GBTA Convention 2017

Buyer Registrations Coming in at Record-Setting Pace Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 13, 2017)  announced that more than 1,000 business travel buyers have registered for GBTA Convention 2017, marking the earliest in the event’s history that… Read the full press release

The Innovation Series by GBTA and Phocuswright To Launch in GBTA Convention 2017

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, and travel industry research authority Phocuswright today (April 12, 2017) announced a partnership to launch the Innovation Series. This multifaceted, interactive program will bring the business travel industry’s most impactful innovators to GBTA Convention… Read the full press release

GBTA Convention 2017 To have General David Petraeus As Featured Speaker

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 11, 2017)  announced former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director and General David Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret.) as a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15 – 19 in Boston. General… Read the full press release

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport   London, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A new arrivals lounge has been unveiled at London Heathrow Airport which will benefit both passengers and airport visitors alike. The lounge located in Terminal 4 arrivals will feature 25 luxury shower rooms, a lounge and… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Berlin’s Most Popular Square to Cater to Travelers on the Go

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Berlin’s Most Popular Square to Cater to Travelers on the Go   DENHAM, UK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the opening of Holiday Inn Express® Berlin – Alexanderplatz in Germany’s capital this Spring. With Holiday… Read the full press release

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017   Cengkareng, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — National airline Garuda Indonesia made it into the ranks of the world’s top 10 airlines in 2017 based on the rating of Travelers Choice 2017 from TripAdvisor, the world’s leading travel sites. In addition, Garuda Indonesia… Read the full press release

Delaware North’s Rebranded Hotel Scheduled to Reopen in May

Delaware North’s Rebranded Hotel Scheduled to Reopen in May   Rustic modern hotel is scheduled to reopen tot he public May 15 after completion of $6 million overhaul ESTES PARK, Colo., 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, one of the largest privately held hospitality and food service companies in the world, today (April… Read the full press release

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The 8th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Unlocking the secrets to effective public speaking”, takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on June 26 – 28. This latest programme from PATA is designed to empower… Read the full press release