Bombardier comments on Boeing’s filing with U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier is aware of the case that Boeing has filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, and we are closely reviewing the filing. Bombardier structures its commercial dealings to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which we… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s innovative Challenger 350 business jet in LA for the annual Milken Institute Global Conference

Offering a smooth ride, access to baggage at any altitude and a true 3,200 nm range, the Challenger 350 jet is the most purposefully designed super midsize aircraft The best-selling jet of the last decade, no other super midsize jet goes full range with full fuel and at full seat capacity Enhancements in design and… Read the full press release

Bombardier CS100 aircraft receives its steep approach certifications

Certifications follow the completion of steep approach demonstration flights at London City Airport in March The CS100 aircraft will offer new opportunities to airlines for operations at challenging airports around the world Montréal, Canada, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)… Read the full press release

Four Seasons: New volunteer opportunity this summer with Grand Teton National Park and Grand Teton National Park Foundation in the Trail Stewardship program

Jackson Hole, U.S.A., 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Surrounded by the Tetons and only minutes away from the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole is taking the guest experience to a new, local level. Four Seasons announces a new volunteer opportunity this summer with Grand Teton National… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea General Manager Jean Claude Wietzel promoted to Regional Vice President

Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Jean Claude Wietzel, General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, has been promoted to Regional Vice President, effective April 3, 2017.  He will continue as General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Maui, and his regional responsibilities include Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and Four Seasons Resort… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze and its Atrium Bar to attend Florence Cocktail Week, May 1 to 7, 2017

Florence, Italy, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — From May 1 to 7, 2017 Florence will host the second edition of Florence Cocktail Week, an entire week dedicated to mixology made in Florence. For seven days, the best bars in the Renaissance city will be involved in a series of masterclasses, events, tastings, meetings and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman to support Jordan River Foundation’s women empowerment and development initiatives

Amman, Jordan, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Jordan River Foundation (JRF) and Four Seasons Hotel Amman signed a partnership agreement in support of JRF‘s women empowerment and development initiatives. Such programmatic work creates economic opportunities for Jordanian women and ultimately promotes their financial independence and increases their household livelihood status. The signing, which took place… Read the full press release

370 trade and tourism buyers will attend this year’s TRENZ in Auckland, 9 – 12 May 2017

Exciting new products will be announced at TRENZ 2017 including a world first extreme adventure activity. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A world first extreme adventure activity, operators taking visitors off the beaten track and an upscale hotel returning to Christchurch are amongst the new tourism products that will be on show… Read the full press release

Record breaking day for 101-year-old Indian athlete at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand

101-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand.  Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — 101-year-old athlete Man Kaur from India had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games… Read the full press release

New Zealand prepares for the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 supporters

New Zealand is preparing to roll out the red carpet when the Lions 2017 supporters roll into town. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With craft brews, wine and seafood, a giant haka, special trains, rugby nostalgia, fan zones and opportunities to meet the rugby legends, New Zealand is preparing to roll… Read the full press release

TravelClick’s North American Hospitality Review (NAHR): Average daily rates (ADR) strong in both 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2017

Transient Leisure Travel Remains Strong in Second Quarter of 2017 NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As North American hoteliers forge ahead in 2017, average daily rates (ADR) are holding strong in both the second and third quarters of 2017 despite declines in committed occupancy*, according to new data from TravelClick’s April 2017… Read the full press release

TravelClick’s Demand360 adds 8 major international brands to its network of global data providers

Demand360’s Forward-Looking Market Intelligence Allows Global Hoteliers to Identify Trends and Capitalize on Revenue Opportunities NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, today announced that the Company’s future-looking business intelligence solution, Demand360, has recently partnered with eight major international… Read the full press release

Eleonora Tarzibachi appointed Head of Brand Development and Management for Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, appointed Eleonora Tarzibachi as Head of Brand Development and Management of its Ascend Hotel Collection, the industry’s first and largest global, soft brand collection of independent unique, boutique and historic hotels and resorts. Tarzibachi, who previously… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with YouTube star DJ Dave Wittman to mark the start of its new US route to Oakland

LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Do you drive a Toyota Prius? Ride a bike? Support an underachieving sports team? If yes you’re definitely ‘Berkeley Enough’. To mark the start of their new US route to Oakland, San Francisco Bay, British Airways has teamed up with YouTube star DJ Dave Wittman, a Berkeley-born, native Californian… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils details of its multi-million pound re-design for New York JFK Terminal 7

LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today unveiled details of its multi-million pound re-design for New York JFK Terminal 7, the airline’s flagship US airport. New CGI images give customers a first glimpse of what the terminal will look like following a more than £52 million ($65 million) investment, which will transform the… Read the full press release

British Airways to start double-daily flights to the heart of Italy’s fashion capital Milan

LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Some new young fashion models line up on the runway at London City to celebrate the launch of new British Airways flights to the catwalk runways of Milan. The first of the double-daily flights took off this week from the heart of London straight to the heart of Italy’s… Read the full press release

Guide dog Joey is easyJet’s most frequent flying dog

Guide dog Joey is easyJet’s most frequent flying dog taking his 35th easyJet flight with his owner Jan Gibson LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, welcomed its first member of its ‘furry flight club’ yesterdat, with guide dog Joey reaching the milestone of 35 flights with easyJet alongside his owner Jan… Read the full press release

UNWTO High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, has recently hosted the 59th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa. Held between 18-21 April, the Commission included a High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa, where regional representatives debated the potential that the sector brings to the continent.  MADRID, Spain, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the first airline in the Middle East to launch high-speed broadband on flights starting this summer

Twelve new destinations announced as award-winning airline continues to expand global network First airline in the Middle East to launch high-speed broadband connectivity on flights Unveils unique new app making award-winning IFE truly mobile and announces the launch of a redesigned website to showcase the airline’s destinations and service DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America join Alaska Global Partners British Airways, Qantas and Icelandair in Terminal 7 at JFK

Move co-locates the two airlines into one terminal for better international connections and growth SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announce plans to move into Terminal 7 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The move, which will be complete by October 2017, relocates the airlines’ two… Read the full press release

New Frontier Airlines nonstop service from CVG to New York City – LaGuardia and Minneapolis/St

Hebron, KY, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Frontier Airlines added new nonstop service from CVG to New York City – LaGuardia and Minneapolis/St. Paul today with two inaugural flight celebrations including ribbon-cutting ceremonies, a #CVGselfie station and gifts for passengers. Service to LaGuardia now operates daily using 180-seat A320 aircraft. Service to Minneapolis/St. Paul… Read the full press release

Earth Day at San Francisco International Airport (SFO): Environmental leadership is part of our DNA at SFO

“Green Screen” campaign invites public to view and vote on sustainability videos created by staff SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is celebrating Earth Day with a first-ever video contest featuring content created by airport employees to tell stories of how SFO strives to be more environmentally… Read the full press release

Declan Collier to step down as CEO of London City Airport

LONDON, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport today announced that Declan Collier has decided to stand down as CEO. An international recruitment firm has been appointed to undertake a search for a new CEO and Declan will be assisting the company in finding a successor. London City Airport Chairman, Sir Terry Morgan… Read the full press release

New bus service to connect Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport

New service between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of a new look fleet of buses will commence a new service on Sunday 30 April 2017 connecting Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport. The new A3 AirportFlyer service will commence on Sunday 30th April having been successfully tendered and won by First… Read the full press release

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity at Bristol Airport

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity from Bristol Airport and introduce new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomson and First Choice are today announcing increased capacity at Bristol Airport for anyone taking a holiday in summer 2018. This includes new routes to Funchal, Madeira… Read the full press release

New SAS route from Helsinki to Malaga

In November SAS launches a new year round route from Helsinki to Malaga  Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The new route is served with an Airbus A320 and B737-800, on Saturdays all year round, starting November 4th of 2017. Including the new route, SAS is now offering ten departures to Malaga from Sweden,… Read the full press release

SAS to start direct route between Stockholm and Eilat in Israel

SAS opens a direct route between Stockholm and Eilat in Israel. Eilat will be a new route to SAS and is part of the winter program for 2017. Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A new route between Stockholm and Eilat starts on October 28 as part of SAS’ winter program for 2017/2018, with… Read the full press release

UNWTO: 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism in Krakow, Poland on 27-28 April 2017

The 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, to take place in Krakow, Poland on 27-28 April 2017, will discuss ways to advance the commitment of tourism towards sustainable and responsible practices. The event is one of the major components of the ‘Enhancing the Understanding of European Tourism’ Project, conducted by UNWTO in cooperation with… Read the full press release

British Airways sees serious increase of its Gatwick operation in the last five years

LONDON, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — New routes and a better customer experience are driving strong growth in demand for British Airways at Gatwick. Over the last five years, British Airways’ operation at the Sussex-based hub has seen 40 per cent more customers travel (from 4.4m to 6.2m) and an increase of 33 per cent… Read the full press release

British Airways and Disneyland Paris organised day trip to Disneyland Paris for forty deserving youngsters

LONDON, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Forty deserving youngsters found time to sparkle as they jetted off with British Airways from London City Airport to join in the 25th anniversary celebrations at Disneyland Paris. The children and adults from three London charities were joined by some famous friends including Alesha Dixon, Stacey Solomon, Joe Swash,… Read the full press release