San Francisco International Airport commences Bids process for Domestic Terminals Automated Teller Machines Leases A and B

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — San Francisco International Airport has commenced the Request for Bids (RFB) process for the Domestic Terminals Automated Teller Machines Leases A and B, and invites you to attend the informational conference scheduled for Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the SFO Business Center, 575 N…. Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport wins Skytrax World Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the third time

Skytrax World Airport Awards 2017: Hamburg, Germany, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamburg Airport wins the famous Skytrax World Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the third time, following victories in 2011 and 2012. Once again, Hamburg’s leading position amongst Europe’s non-hub airports is recognised. The prize, awarded exclusively on the basis… Read the full press release

London City Airport opens new Business Lounge on Monday 20 March

LONDON, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport’s new Business Lounge will officially open on Monday 20 March, offering a premium customer experience for all passengers at the reasonable price of £35 per person. The Business Lounge is housed in a newly transformed area of the airport’s Private Jet Centre, easily accessible from… Read the full press release

Los Angeles International Airport named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In the midst of a strategic and collaborative initiative to improve the guest experience, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports. The international air transport standards and quality rating organization hosts the World Airport Awards, widely known… Read the full press release

New program framework and name for Chicago City Markets announced

Farmers and community markets kick off the summer season on Thursday, May 11, at Daley Plaza and Sunday, May 14, at Maxwell Street Market CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce a new program framework and name for Chicago City Markets presented… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces strategic partnership with Uber

First of a kind collaboration in the Indian aviation space Leverage technology to unlock value and create innovative solutions for guests Mumbai, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With a clear focus to continuously enhance guest experience, Jet Airways – India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced a strategic association with ride-hailing major Uber. With this first-of-its… Read the full press release

Duetto to implement its cloud-based Revenue Strategy application GameChange for Brisas Group

San Francisco, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization technology, announced today that it will implement its cloud-based Revenue Strategy application, GameChanger, for Brisas Group, a fast-growing owner of luxury properties in key markets in Mexico. Duetto’s GameChanger solution is already in place at the company’s 274-room NIZUC Resort… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 honored as the world’s number one terminal

MUNICH, Germany, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport and Lufthansa can bask in the glory of a highly coveted accolade: At the 2017 World Airports Award, announced by the London-based Skytrax Institute, Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 was honored as the world’s number one terminal. The rankings are based on a survey of 14… Read the full press release

Concur® introduces the first integrated traveler risk management solution featuring 24/7 monitoring services to assist employees anywhere, anytime

Growing Global Uncertainties, Combined with Concern from the C-Suite to Travel Managers, Drive Increased Demand to Reach Employees Anywhere, Anytime BELLEVUE, WA, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur®, an SAP company and the world’s leading provider of travel, expense and invoice management solutions, today introduced the first integrated traveler risk management solution featuring the most… Read the full press release

Rezidor announces the appoitment of the first Saudi female General Manager in the company and the hospitality industry

Discover this new milestone in video* BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world, is proud to mark a new milestone in its history by appointing its first Saudi female General Manager in the company and the hospitality industry. Miss Maram Kokandi… Read the full press release

Oman Air further expands its fleet with new Boeing B737-800 aircraft

MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce that a new Boeing B737-800 aircraft has joined its fleet as of 15 March 2017. This new aircraft will be used on short and medium haul routes and has a capacity of 162… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the appointment of Luzius Wirth as CEO, UK and Ireland

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Luzius Wirth joined Swissport in 2012 and has since taken up various prominent leadership roles within the group and since 2014 he has held responsibility for Swissport’s Group Services. From June 2017, his new tasks will include a focus on further developing and expanding the regional organization, as… Read the full press release

IATA and Hasan Kalyoncu University partner to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport

Gaziantep, Turkey, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU) announced a new partnership agreement to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport. Scheduled to open in 2018, Istanbul New Airport is forecast to be one of the largest in the world, with… Read the full press release

IATA applauds Canada’s order restricting the use of drones around airports and other high risk areas

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, to implement an Interim Order restricting the use of recreational drones around airports and other high risk areas. The irresponsible or malicious use of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near… Read the full press release

IATA launches IATA Cargo Handling Manual to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively

Abu Dhabi, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced, during the World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi, the launch of the IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations. The ICHM is the… Read the full press release

IATA calls on air cargo industry to accelerate modernization

Abu Dhabi, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the air cargo industry to accelerate modernization and focus on delivering high quality service. The call was made at the 11th World Cargo Symposium, which opened in Abu Dhabi today against a backdrop of cautious optimism for the global air… Read the full press release

Contribution of tourism to sustainable economic growth of the MENA region a main focus on UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum 2017

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are expected to welcome 195 million international tourists by 2030. Between 25 million and 50 million new jobs will be required in the region over the next decade. Over 20 Ministers and industry leaders will gather at the Ministerial Forum to discuss how tourism can play a role… Read the full press release

Dolce Hotels and Resorts adds Wye River Conference Center to its portfolio

A historic venue for clandestine meetings becomes scenic beacon for creative group getaways PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, hotel giant with an unmatched global presence of nearly 8,000 hotels, fortifies its leading groups and meetings brand Dolce Hotels and Resorts with the addition of Wye River, a Dolce Conference Center,… Read the full press release

The Registry Collection® program announces new developments in the Asia Pacific market

SINGAPORE, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Registry Collection® program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program,has recently announced several new developments in the Asia Pacific market. The brand has added a new affiliated property, a new Collection Partner, and expanded its concierge services to members in the Asia Pacific region. At the end of 2016,… Read the full press release

Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers visit George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport had some very special passengers this week, when a group of Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers arrived for a visit. The puppies were put through their paces to experience everything from checking-in to boarding the aircraft as part of their… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes new Eastern Airways service to the Isle of Man

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has announced that it will introduce a new route from Belfast City to the Isle of Man beginning tomorrow, Monday 13 March. The UK regional airline will run a daily return service to the Isle of Man with onward connection to Newcastle. Katy Best, Commercial… Read the full press release

British Airways launches comedy videos for ‘Red Nose Day’ starring David Walliams, Emma Bunton and Tom Daley

LONDON, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a collection of comedy videos for ‘Red Nose Day’ (Friday 24 March), starring David Walliams, Emma Bunton and Tom Daley dressed as British Airways staff surprising customers in support of Comic Relief – the airline’s charity partner Launched today on British Airways’ YouTube page (youtube.com/britishairways),… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce the launch of its new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, starting March 27 2017; the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and SilkAir announces codeshare agreement on Indian domestic flights operated by Vistara

SINGAPORE, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Joint Release With Vistara) – Singapore Airlines (SIA) and regional subsidiary SilkAir have signed an agreement to codeshare on Indian domestic flights operated by Vistara, with effect from 14 March 2017. Under the agreement, SIA will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Vistara-operated flights beyond Mumbai and New Delhi… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces four new routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports

FOUR NEW ROUTES FROM KYIV AND LVIV THIS SUMMER Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today four new routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports.  Starting 18 June, WIZZ will operate its second service from Lviv Airport to… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces partnership with Chubb to provide its customers with travel and flight insurance cover

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced a recently signed partnership with Chubb to provide its customers with travel and flight insurance cover. Travelers who book flights via wizzair.com and the Wizz Air mobile app are now able to add either travel or… Read the full press release

Silver Airways further expands its Florida – Bahamas network with new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Bimini

Fares from $88 (including taxes and fees) available at silverairways.com* Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways today announced it is continuing to even further expand its Florida – Bahamas network and is starting new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Bimini on April 20, 2017. Located just 50 miles off… Read the full press release

VisitScotland launches new marketing campaign to encourage more visitors to Clackmannanshire

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Key players from Clackmannanshire’s tourism sector will meet at the Inglewood House and Spa in Alloa on the evening of Tuesday, 28 March, to find out about an important new marketing campaign to encourage more visitors to explore the area. Organised by VisitScotland on behalf of partners… Read the full press release

VisitScotland to host the 2017 Ayrshire & Arran Tourism Conference on 29 March

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Around 100 businesses from all over the region will converge at Ayr Racecourse on Wednesday 29 March for the 2017 Ayrshire & Arran Tourism Conference. The industry event, hosted by VisitScotland and supported by the Ayrshire Tourism Industry Group, will focus on working together to drive tourism… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Hyatt Place Tokyo Bay scheduled to open in 2019

CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Tokyo Bay Resort Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Sogo Development Co., Ltd. for a Hyatt Place hotel near Tokyo Disney Resort in Chiba, Japan. Upon its expected opening in 2019, Hyatt… Read the full press release