Massport Authorizes Omni To Develop Hotel Project in South Boston’s Waterfront District

BOSTON, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted today to authorize the authority to enter into a development agreement and lease with Omni Resorts and Hotels to build a 1,050-plus room hotel on Summer Street in South Boston’s Waterfront District. Six proposals for the hotel project were submitted… Read the full press release

Air France Becomes Official Partner of A.S.O’s Sporting and Themed Events in France

PARIS, France, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — On 11 April 2017, Air France and Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) signed a three-year partnership. In this way, until 2019, Air France becomes an Official Partner of a series of sporting and themed events organized by A.S.O. in France in the field of running: the Fitbit Paris Semi-marathon,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo Transports Emirates Team New Zealand’s Boat from Auckland to Bermuda

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported ‘New Zealand Aotearoa’ – Emirates Team New Zealand’s race boat – from Auckland to Bermuda in advance of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup sailing competition which will begin in late May 2017. Through this transport Emirates SkyCargo has once… Read the full press release

Acclaimed Italian Chef Ciro Petrone Appointed As New Chef de Cuisine of Four Seasons Hotel Seoul’s Boccalino

Seoul, Korea, 2017-Apr-21 — /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 culinary operations. A seasoned Chef with 20 years of experience in Italy and around the world, Chef Petrone… Read the full press release

Winners of South African Airways’ Annual Wine of the Year Awards Announced

Annual awards and wine selection recognise SA’s top vintages JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) announced its annual Wine of the Year Awards at a gala dinner held at Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel on Saturday, 8 April. The awards were made in four categories: white wines, red wines,… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Hosts Knowledge Sharing Workshop with IEMA

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport welcomed members from IEMA to a knowledge sharing event recently on environmental management and corporate responsibility. IEMA is the worldwide alliance of over 14,000 Environment and Sustainability professionals. The event, led by Belfast City Airport representatives and NATS, the airport’s air traffic… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo Wins Air Cargo Excellence Platinum Award for 2017

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo earned one of the highest awards in the air cargo industry. Air Cargo World recently announced that Southwest Cargo® was awarded this year’s Air Cargo Excellence Platinum Award in the “up to 999,999 tonnes” category. “I’m so grateful our valued Customers continue… Read the full press release

Learn to Ski and Ride This Spring At Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows

Take advantage of abundant snow pack and sunshine with beginner Learn to Ski & Ride Packages starting at $79 Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With a record-breaking snowpack, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, the Spring Skiing CapitalTM, is gearing up for Tahoe’s longest season. What better time to learn to ski or ride than… Read the full press release

Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners Announce Acquisition of Intrawest Resorts

Aspen and Denver, Colorado, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW), a leading North American mountain resort and adventure company, today 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, L.L.C. (“Aspen”) and KSL Capital Partners,… Read the full press release

The Spring Skiing Capital Gears Up for Events-Filled Spring Season

Whacky annual classics return: The 34th Annual Snow Golf Tournament at Alpine Meadows on April 22 and the 27th Annual Cushing Crossing at Squaw Valley on May 6 The Village at Squaw Valley blossoms into spring with the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival and Made in Tahoe Festival   2017-18 Tahoe Super Passholders Ski Free… Read the full press release

Dusit Hotels & Resorts to accept WeChat Pay

WeChat Pay users receive up to 40% off regular room rates and 888 RMB cash back during launch promotion BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand-based, global hospitality group Dusit Hotels & Resorts has signed a partnership agreement with Ksher (WeChat Pay Thailand) and Asset Bright Public Company Limited to accept WeChat Pay at… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam

Offers enhanced connectivity to Europe and North America with its codeshare partners Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines MUMBAI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is proud to announce the launch of two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The… Read the full press release

Jet Airways starts operations from the new international Terminal 3 at Cochin International Airport

International operations at Kochi Airport move into Terminal 3 from today Airline will operate 6 daily international flights from the new international terminal Enhanced customer services with more check-in and emigration counters KOCHI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, today commenced operations from the all new state-of-the-art international Terminal… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic further expands codeshare agreement

Codeshare partnership will provide more travel options between nine destinations in North America and the Indian subcontinent MUMBAI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic today announced a further expansion of their codeshare agreement between India and the United States, providing greater choice and enhanced connectivity via London Heathrow. The… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation to showcase its new innovations at ABACE 2017, April 11-13 at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

SHANGHAI, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is displaying its leading Cessna Citation XLS+ light midsize business jet and Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprop at this year’s Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) April 11-13 at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. During the three-day event, the company is also… Read the full press release

Qantas’ Business class amenity kits to feature work from Australia’s leading artists

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has teamed up with some of Australia’s leading artists, photographers and digital influencers to feature their work on the airline’s international Business class amenity kits. With artworks named Fairy Bread, 7000 Ironbarks and Maaate, the initiative called ‘Qantas Curates’ has seen the airline work with professional Australian… Read the full press release

Ryanair to open its first Spanish C-check maintenance hangar at Seville Airport

150 HIGH-TECH engineering JOBS & €8M investment DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Spain’s No.1 airline, today (12 Apr) announced it will open its first Spanish C-check maintenance hangar at Seville Airport from early 2018. Construction of this state of the art maintenance hangar will begin shortly and will create up to 150… Read the full press release

Ryanair releases its March customer service statistics

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ —Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (12 Apr) released its March customer service statistics, which confirm that Ryanair remains Europe’s No 1 customer service airline with: 90% of over 53,000 flights in March arriving on-time Less than 2.5 complaints per 1,000 customers Less than 1 bag complaint per… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches spring ticket sale

MOSCOW, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, the oneworld® global airline alliance member, holds the spring ticket sale and invites you to travel to Europe on S7 Airlines flights at a 30% discount. You can purchase discounted tickets from 11 to 17 April 20171 only on the official website of the airline s7.ru and in the S7 mobile app. The… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels names Mr. Martin Kwan as Group Director of Purchasing

HONG KONG, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed seasoned professional, Mr. Martin Kwan, as Group Director of Purchasing. Heralding over 30 years in the hospitality industry, Martin joins Marco Polo Hotels to lead the expanding hotel group’s efforts in purchasing and procurement for its two brands, Niccolo and Marco Polo… Read the full press release

Jet Airways carried out its first ever educational airport excursion for ‘The Wishing Factory’ children

Jet Airways carried out its first ever educational airport excursion for ‘The Wishing Factory’ children Children from the NGO undertake a guided tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, today helped fulfil the wishes of 35 young minds from the NGO… Read the full press release

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: China continued to lead international outbound tourism with 12% increase in spending

MADRID, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — 2016 results on expenditure from major outbound markets reflect increasing demand for international tourism across the world, as reported in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With a 12% increase in spending, China continued to lead international outbound tourism, followed by the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways passengers get a taste of Thailand and Sri Lanka over the Thai and Sri Lankan New Year

Passengers get a taste of Thailand and Sri Lanka on board Qatar Airways flights and in lounges over the Thai and Sri Lankan New Year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to celebrate the Thai and Sri Lankan New Years on select flights and in the Al Safwa First Class… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America expands service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are growing their footprint in the Lone Star State, expanding service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports. With new routes between Love Field and Seattle; San Diego; Portland, Oregon; and San Jose, California, the combined airline will serve eight destinations from… Read the full press release

Taste of Adventure Wins 2017 FoodTrekking Award for Best Food Travel Blog

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste of Adventure’s Krystal Hauserman has been named Best Food Travel Blogger by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) as part of its 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism. “Writing high-quality stories with thoughtful insider tips that help travelers access the heart… Read the full press release

Wizz Air connects Podgorica, Montenegro with Hungary’s capital, Budapest

DIRECT ROUTE TO BUDAPEST AND GATEWAY TO 61 DESTINATIONS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, launched today its new service connecting Podgorica with Hungary’s capital, Budapest. The new low-fare route, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, will bring truly affordable travel opportunities… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to start twice a week service from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan on 8 June

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 8 June and be operated two times a week, on Thursdays and Sundays.  Seats on the new route are already… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route from Kosice in Slovakia to Cologne, in Germany

WITH A NEW LONG-AWAITED ROUTE TO COLOGNE BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new route from Kosice to Cologne, in Germany. The new service will commence on 25 June, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, on Thursdays and Sundays,… Read the full press release

Jet Airways integrates Unified Payments Interface mode of payment on its website and app

Airline first in India to offer UPI as a payment mechanism Madurai, India, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full service, premiere international airline, announced that its guests can now buy tickets online on its website jetairways.com, mobile site and mobile app by using the industry’s latest payment mechanism – Unified Payments… Read the full press release

Aeroflot further expands fleet with two more B737-800 aircrafts

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (03 April 2017) Aeroflot took delivery of two more B737-800 aircraft in another step of its fleet expansion. One Boeing 737-800 VP-BMD is named in honor of Igor Stravinsky, the great Russian composer, pianist and conductor, one of the most influential figures in the 20th century music. The other Boeing 737-800… Read the full press release