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

Bombardier’s Ka-band high-speed internet system certified by EASA for retrofit on all its Global aircraft models

All existing European registered customers with Global aircraft can now take advantage of the industry’s fastest internet connectivity, consistent performance and seamless coverage European customers can benefit from the award-winning service centre network’s comprehensive capabilities and flexibility for retrofit Bombardier is the first OEM to deliver the new Ka-band system Global aircraft now complemented with… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new non-stop service to Newark, NJ, Burbank, CA and Orlando, FL

Carrier continues to grow its presence, making it the go-to airline for travelers living on the West Coast SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines inaugurates non-stop service in three new markets this week—San Jose, Calif. to Newark, New Jersey, which began on March 12; San Jose, Calif. to Burbank, Calif…. Read the full press release

Ethisphere Institute recognized Wyndham Worldwide as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company

Global hospitality company’s culture of integrity and approach to ethics recognized by Ethisphere Institute for fifth time Parsippany, N.J., 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With a commitment to acting with integrity, a focus on ethical and responsible business practices, and a dedication to welcoming people to experience travel the way they want, Wyndham Worldwide… Read the full press release

The Rezidor Hotel Group recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most… Read the full press release

UIA Now Offering Nonstop Flights to Tourist Favorite Budapest

KIEV, Ukraine, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In summer 2017, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Budapest, Hungary. Tickets are available on UIA website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. Effective June 15, 2017, the new daily flights connecting the capitals of Ukraine and… Read the full press release

Oman Air Aims for Lower Baggage Fares through DHL Tie-Up

MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is excited to announce a new partnership with DHL Express, a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL. This trial builds on Oman Air’s promise to scrap high baggage charges. The arrangement will allow guests… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Beats Previous Year’s Passenger Volume for the month of February

Group Airlines welcomed around 7.8 million passengers on board Seat load factor of 75.0% is a 2.7-percentage-point improvement from February 2016 COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 7.8 million passengers in February, 12.4% more than in the same period last year. Total capacity for the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Invests 500 Million Euros to Enhance Personalized Digital Offers

New business class for the Boeing Triple Seven X One-way fares starting at 49 euros offer more travel options across Europe Presales through direct channels COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — People are us,ging their lives according to their customized preferences. To support this, the Lufthansa Group is making major investments in the… Read the full press release

New A4ANZ Group Aims to Achieve Regulatory Reform in Aviation Industry

Professor Graeme Samuel AC to be appointed as Chair SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia and New Zealand’s major airlines today announced the establishment of a new industry group to advocate and pursue reform on public policy issues that impact the aviation sector and broader economy in the region. Airlines for Australia and… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport, DIT Target SMEs for Conference on Growing Business Abroad

Airport and Government inspiring local firms to export to global markets Initial speaker line-up includes PayPal, Funding Circle and Cathay Pacific GATWICK, England, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has once again teamed up with the Department for International Trade’s ‘Exporting is GREAT’ campaign to host a conference designed to help businesses grow internationally…. Read the full press release

Swissport International Honored at STAT Times Gala

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On 22nd February 2017, at the “STAT Times Gala Dinner and Awards” in Johannesburg South Africa, two representatives of Swissport Cargo Services, Colin Baldwin (VP Cargo South Africa) and Jeroen de Clercq (CEO Kenya), accepted the award on behalf of Swissport International. The award is the result of… Read the full press release

UNWTO to Present Draft Text of Its First International Convention in May

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is working to convert the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism into an international Convention, in order to increase the commitment of all stakeholders to its principles. The process is being led by an intergovernmental Working Group composed of representatives of 36 UNWTO Member States.  MADRID, Spain, 2017-Mar-13 —… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer marks its 10th anniversary

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating a decade of success and growth of its regional airline business. BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways subsidiary, with its headquarters in Manchester, marks its 10th anniversary with good cause to celebrate – the number of customers using its services has more than… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveils revolutionary new Business Class experience at ITB Berlin

Airline will unveil a revolutionary new Business Class experience in a world exclusive premiere of its new patented product DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is set to take centre stage on the opening day of ITB Berlin, Wednesday 8th March, as the airline unveils its highly anticipated new patented Business Class… Read the full press release

airberlin at ITB in Berlin

Unwind and relax in one of the airline’s comfortable seats and order your “airgusto” experience from trendy international restaurants directly at ITB BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin will as in previous years present itself year to an international audience between 8–12 March at ITB in Berlin. The airline offers ITB visitors… Read the full press release

The Rezidor Hotel Group further expands in Poland with Radisson Blu Hotel Sopot slated to open by Q1 2019

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel development in Poland is continuing at a feverish pace for The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world and a member of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The latest addition to the Group’s pipeline is the 230-room Radisson Blu Hotel Sopot. With… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the Holiday Inn Sydney Central in the city’s CBD

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) and Linzhu (Australia) Pty Ltd are promising to deliver extra “Joy of Travel” in Sydney with the signing of an agreement to open the Holiday Inn Sydney Central in the city’s CBD. Adding 305 rooms in Sydney by 2020, the flagship hotel is the… Read the full press release

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces its first property in San Jose, California at Museum Place

Boutique Hospitality Company at the Center of San Jose Tech Museum Place expansion DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announced today its first property in San Jose, California at Museum Place, a mixed-use development by Insight Realty Company that will also expand the Tech Museum of Innovation, slated to open… Read the full press release

IHG further expands presence in Poland with the signing of Holiday Inn® Warsaw West Station

Hotel will feature an Open Lobby and new guest rooms, both features of the Holiday Inn® brand transformation  This is IHG’s first venture with VHM Hotel Management and Capital Park DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today announced the signing of… Read the full press release

IHG launches new programme to inspire female leaders on their journey to General Manager roles

Innovative new programme supports high potential female leaders on their journey to General Manager DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Launching in time for International Women’s Day, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced its new programme, RISE, to inspire female leaders in Australia and New Zealand to ‘lean in’ to General Manager roles…. Read the full press release

IHG® announces the appointment of Rajit Sukumaran as Chief Development Officer in the AMEA region

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today announces the appointment of Rajit Sukumaran to the role of Chief Development Officer in the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. IHG has an established reputation as a valued partner for successful hotel owners and investors globally and currently operates across nearly… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates its 2017 winter schedule for Romania with 25% discount on selected flights

500,000 MILLION SEATS ON SALE WITH 25% DISCOUNT* ON SELECTED FLIGHTS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, has launched its 2017 winter schedule for Romania. Wizz Air is increasing its flight frequencies across the Romanian network with an average… Read the full press release

Wizz Air deploys its 6th Airbus A320 aircraft at its Katowice base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrates the deployment of the 6th Airbus A320 aircraft at its Katowice base. The additional aircraft allows the airline to launch four new routes to such popular holiday destinations as Catania on the island of Sicily,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air offers students chance to win unlimited travel on WIZZ network for one year

STUDENTS CAN WIN UNLIMITED TRAVEL ON THE WIZZ NETWORK FOR A YEAR BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it has launched the first WIZZ Youth Challenge, an international case study competition for university and college students. The competition provides a… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches its 2017 winter schedule for Sofia, Bulgaria with 30 routes to 16 countries

OVER 900,000 SEATS ON SALE ON 30 WIZZ ROUTES BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has launched its 2017 winter schedule for Sofia. The Sofia WIZZ network will consist of 30 routes to 16 countries, including a domestic service to Varna. Wizz Air… Read the full press release