Aeroflot opens ticket sales for flights between Moscow and Lisbon

MOSCOW, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot today started selling tickets for flights between Moscow and Lisbon, which launch on 15 July. Flight SU 2606 from Moscow to Lisbon will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing Moscow at 19:50 and arriving in Lisbon at 23:20 (all times local). The return flight SU 2607 will… Read the full press release

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts launches Go Beyond platform to celebrate its 80th anniversary

BETHESDA, MD., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (04/03/2017), Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), launches its Go Beyond platform in celebration of its 80th anniversary. The multi-faceted campaign includes a new marketing creative, global associate rallies and guest surprise and delights. “Go Beyond celebrates the past 80 years and is… Read the full press release

New exhibition at Battle Abbey to feature long forgotten medieval carol

A long forgotten medieval carol has been discovered by English Heritage and recorded for a new exhibition at Battle Abbey SWINDON, England, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A medieval carol that hasn’t been performed for more than 500 years will set the scene for a new exhibition at Battle Abbey, opening this weekend. ‘Be Mery’ was found ‘doodled’ at the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces its first hotel in Thailand — Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok

Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok scheduled to open in 2019 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has signed an agreement for its first hotel in Thailand. The five-star Steigenberger Hotel Riverside will open in the capital city of Bangkok in 2019. It will offer 259 rooms, including deluxe rooms, suites, superior… Read the full press release

Silver Airways starts new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways has announced it will start new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017, and has slashed its fares up to 50 percent with its low Freedom Fares*. In addition to substantial savings, Freedom Fares provide travelers flexibility to change… Read the full press release

Radius Travel anuncia su asociación con mTrip en soluciones móviles para empresas

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Radius Travel se ha asociado con mTrip, galardonado líder de la industria de viajes mediante plataformas móviles, para desarrollar aplicaciones móviles para sus clientes de empresas multinacionales. Melissa McMahon, directora de productos y marketing de Radius Travel dijo: “Cuando se trata de tecnología, nos comprometemos a encontrar… Read the full press release

Rosewood Little Dix Bay to re-open late 2017 following its multi-million dollar restoration

Spanish Town, British Virgin Islands, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The iconic Rosewood Little Dix Bay is currently closed for a comprehensive, multi-million dollar restoration, which will be the most substantial beautification project since the resort was founded by Laurance S. Rockefeller over 50 years ago.  The restoration will include the complete redesign of the… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s continuing popularity as a visitor destination fuels demand for TRENZ 2017

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand’s continuing popularity as a visitor destination is fuelling demand for international travel and tourism buyers wanting to come to TRENZ 2017, our $35 billion tourism industry’s most important international business event. TRENZ 2017 is on in Auckland from 9-12 May and will be attended by… Read the full press release

New Plymouth’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Len Lye Centre celebrates Len Lye’s important friendships

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Focusing on the early years of his career and his stay on the Spanish Island of Mallorca in 1930, the museum sheds light on some of the inspiration behind his works at this time. At the heart of this period is Lye’s friendship with Robert Graves and Laura… Read the full press release

Stagecoach supports the expansion of the Scottish charity Mary’s Meals’ global feeding programme

PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Support by Stagecoach Group for the Scottish charity Mary’s Meals has helped add more than 200 schools to its global feeding programme over the past 12 months. Stagecoach donated £70,000 to the charity’s ‘Feed Our Future’ campaign last year, with a further £30,000 of support coming from Chairman Sir… Read the full press release

Waldorf Astoria New York to undertake meticulous restoration and revitalization

Design vision from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Pierre-Yves Rochon will protect beloved spaces and restore original features of the Waldorf not seen for decades NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Waldorf Astoria New York today released proposed plans for the meticulous restoration and revitalization of the historic property’s landmarked exterior and interior spaces…. Read the full press release

NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption extended and revised

Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a 24-month extension to the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Small Aircraft Exemption and removed onerous limitations of the exemption’s applicability to operations outside the U.S. Effective today through March 31, 2019, the exemption allows NBAA members who operate small aircraft… Read the full press release

Duetto appoints Michael Schäffner as head sales and service for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

LONDON, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization technology, announced today that it has appointed to Michael Schäffner to head sales and service in the “DACH” region of German-speaking countries of Europe: Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Schäffner is based in Munich and can be reached at Schaeffner@duettoresearch.com. The announcement… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore’s lobby bar One-Ninety names Joseph Haywood as head bartender

Singapore, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from Atlanta, Joseph Haywood is ready to take on the fast-paced lifestyle of this multi-cultural city at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Dressed for the runway daily, Joe will oversee all bar operations, cocktail programs and events revolving around the Hotel’s vibrant lobby bar One-Ninety, which boasts of… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivers Porter Airlines’ 29th Q400 airliner

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Porter Airlines and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the airline’s fleet has grown to 29 aircraft with Bombardier’s delivery of another Q400 turboprop. Porter exclusively flies Q400 airliners. Porter’s home base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is known as one of the world’s best urban… Read the full press release

Bombardier C Series aircraft successfully flew non-stop from London City Airport to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City

The CS100 would offer the only economically viable commercial option for direct intercontinental flights from London City to John F. Kennedy Airport Flight follows the completion of steep approach demonstration flights at London City Airport CS100 aircraft expected to receive Transport Canada and EASA steep approach certifications in the second quarter of 2017 Montréal, Canada,… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation delivers SITEUR’s first TEG-15 train in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico

TEG-15 train arrives for commissioning on Guadalajara’s Line 1 New and improved light rail vehicles being manufactured in Mexico on time BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today the arrival of the first TEG-15 model light rail vehicle (LRV) in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. The vehicle… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation and HARTASUMA to deliver additional 27 INNOVIA Metro 300 trains for Kelana Jaya LRT Line in Malaysia

Driverless INNOVIA vehicles set to increase urban connectivity for an estimated 10 million residents across Malaysia’s Klang Valley by 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and its local partner HARTASUMA SDN BHD announced today that they will deliver an additional 27 BOMBARDIERINNOVIA Metro 300 trains for… Read the full press release

Norwegian’s UK subsidiary becomes the latest member of Airlines UK

LONDON, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK subsidiary of Norwegian has become the latest member of Airlines UK, the industry body that represents UK-registered carriers. The UK is playing an increasingly important role in Norwegian’s growth and in 2016 the airline flew 4.5 million passengers to and from 4 UK airports, with further… Read the full press release

Flying Tiger Copenhagen branch store opens at Hamburg Airport

HAMBURG, Germany, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Danish design meets Hanseatic taste: As of now, aficionados of design and lifestyle products will find everything they could ever want in the new Flying Tiger Copenhagen branch store at Hamburg Airport. The 260-square-meter shop is locatd in the publicly accessible arrivals area of Terminal 1. The Scandinavian… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and KLM sponsor Bath round of The Tour Series 2017

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport and KLM have been announced as joint sponsors of The Tour Series 2017 when it comes to Bath on Saturday 20 May. Bath will host the first ever Saturday night stage of The Tour Series and the Matrix Fitness Women’s Grand Prix with a brand new… Read the full press release

Iceland’s WOW air announces new service from Bristol to Chicago via Reykjavik

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago announced as the airline’s 10th North American destination. WOW air, Iceland’s only low cost airline, has today announced a new service from the UK to Chicago beginning in July 2017, with fares from just £139*. Flights will depart from Bristol to Chicago via Reykjavik, bringing the city’s… Read the full press release

UNWTO Workshop in China: Raising awareness on the relevance of the tourism sector in the reduction of poverty

MADRID, Spain, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The power of tourism to induce poverty reduction and development constituted the main focus of the UNWTO Workshop held in Guangdong, China. The workshop was conducted under the framework of the agreement signed between UNWTO and the Chimelong Group in 2016 designed to support sustainable tourism and wildlife… Read the full press release

IATA calls on governments to urgently find alternatives to the large electronic items restrictions

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to urgently find alternatives to recently announced measures by the United States and the United Kingdom to restrict the carry-on of large electronic items on certain flights departing the Middle East and North Africa. The Case for Alternative Measures… Read the full press release

IATA calls on Canadian Government to improve the competitiveness of its aviation sector

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the Canadian Government to improve the competitiveness of its aviation sector by prioritizing the elimination of Crown Rents over consideration of airport privatization. “The Canadian government has already pocketed about C$5 billion as the historical landlord of airport property. That’s a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways participated in the Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum

Forum attended by Royal guests of honour, senior political leaders and the Prime Minister of the UK Airline celebrates its strong ties with the United Kingdom in recognition of its 72 weekly flights to London, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester Forum coincides this week with the 20th anniversary of Qatar Airways first flight to London Heathrow… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways received the highest award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards

Recognised for its innovative and leading in-flight experience, Qatar Airways collected the highest award at an elite ceremony held in Greece and hosted by Air Transport News DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways proudly accepted the ‘Airline of the Year’ award on Saturday 25 March at the 2017 Air Transport Awards, as… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines elects Wayne Newton as VP of airport operations and customer service

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ board of directors has elected Wayne Newton as vice president of airport operations and customer service effective today. In his new role, Newton will oversee airport operations in 84 cities and a team of more than 2,700 employees and contractors. He replaces Jeff Butler, who is now… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates the opening its 26th base in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

CELEBRATES 500,000 WIZZ PASSENGERS IN CHISINAU AND LAUNCHES TWO NEW ROUTES IN THE WIZZ NETWORK BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrates the major milestone of opening its 26th base in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The airline has based one of its… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces three new routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania

THREE NEW ROUTES ANNOUNCED FROM TEL AVIV BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today three new low-fare routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania. The new services will have a convenient schedule with two… Read the full press release