The Airports Council International names Heathrow as the Best Airport in Europe

Heathrow has been awarded Best Airport in Europe amongst airports with over 40 million passengers per year by its passengers. 82% of passengers rated their Heathrow experience as either “very good” or “excellent” in 2016 – a record score. LONDON, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airports Council International (Global) has announced the winners of… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels open the new Cambria Southlake DFW North in Southlake, Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, joined Fillmore Capital Partners and developer Fillmore Hospitality to open the new Cambria Southlake DFW North in Southlake, Texas today. Located at 2104 E State Hwy 114, the 175- room Cambria Southlake DFW North is… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels opens first Sleep Inn hotel featuring newest design concept

New prototype opens doors within nine months of design rollout ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Lieben Group, LP, and Nivea Hospitality celebrate the opening of the first Sleep Inn hotel to feature the brand’s recently evolved interior and exterior design, opening just nine months after the concept… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts welcomes Michael Newcombe as Chair of its Global Spa and Wellness Task Force

Promoting holistic approach to spa and wellness, Four Seasons spas combine traditional techniques and modern technologies in results-oriented treatments Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company and largest luxury spa operator, has appointed Michael Newcombe as Chair of the company’s Global Spa and Wellness… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg opens its first decadent Chocolate Emporium in April

Johannesburg, South Africa, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Restaurant patrons are in for a sweet surprise this April, when Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg opens its first decadent Chocolate Emporium. Guests will have exclusive access to the Cellar Door, Joburg’s most sought after private dining venue, which will be fully transformed, decked from… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s C Series aircraft honored with 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award by Aviation Week Magazine

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviation Week Magazine has recognized Bombardier’s C Series aircraft with its 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award. “Bombardier’s C Series is the first clean-sheet narrowbody airliner to enter service in more than 20 years,” noted Aviation Week Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Anselmo. “In selecting it for this year’s Civil Aviation… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to provide onboard train control and safety technology for new PESA vehicles in Poland

Bombardier’s globally-recognised onboard train control technology to increase safety and efficiency of passenger railway transport in Poland BERLIN, Germany 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Transportation has announced a five-year framework agreement with Polish rail vehicle supplier PESA Bydgoszcz SA regarding onboard train control and safety technology. Scope of the partnership is to provide the… Read the full press release

Air France awarded first prize for Customer Relations at the 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards

PARIS, France, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — On 1st March 2017, Air France was awarded first prize for Customer Relations* in the Transport sector for the second year running. This 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards took place at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, in the presence of… Read the full press release

Ryanair renews partnership with ISPCC Childline its chosen charity partner for 2017

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (6 Mar) renewed its charity partnership with ISPCC Childline, which will be its chosen charity partner for 2017.  ISPCC Childline provides a 24 hour listening service, which empowers children using telephone, online and text services. 90% of ISPCC Childline funding is raised… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds 5 extra flights between Dublin and the UK for Liverpool and Man United’s Premier League games

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Ireland’s No.1 airline, today (2 Mar) added 5 extra flights between Dublin and the UK for Liverpool and Man United’s rescheduled Premier League games in April, after strong demand from fans. Ryanair has added an extra flight between Dublin and Liverpool on Saturday, 1st April for Liverpool… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces a total of 24 routes in its first Frankfurt Main winter 2017 schedule

20 NEW ROUTES, 2.3m C’MERS, 7 BASED AIRCRAFT DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched its first Frankfurt Main winter schedule (2017), with 7 based aircraft (an investment of $700m), 20 new routes to Athens, Barcelona, Brindisi, Catania, Glasgow, Gran Canaria, Krakow, Lanzarote, Lisbon, London, Madrid,… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches twice weekly service from Belfast to Malta beginning in October

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Mar) launched a new route from Belfast to Malta, with a twice weekly service beginning in October, as part of its winter 2017 schedule which will go on sale soon. Ryanair celebrated its new Belfast–Malta route by releasing seats for sale across… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland partners with San Francisco-based Blue & Gold Fleet to run 12 cruises through October

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Free Port of Oakland harbor tours will return in May with a new vessel operator.  The Port today announced an agreement with San Francisco-based Blue & Gold Fleet to run 12 cruises through October. Blue & Gold said it would deploy 230-passenger sightseeing vessels for the 90-minute tours. … Read the full press release

Dubai Airports highlighted its green mobility event with electric car on a 34,000 km zero-emission road trip stopped by at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — An electric car that is on a 34,000 kilometre zero-emission road trip – from the Netherlands to Australia – and has been driven through 22 countries, stopped by at Dubai International to refuel and support Dubai Airports’ green mobility event on March 2. Dubai Airports organised the event… Read the full press release

Air Mauritius nominated for Best Airline Marketing Award for the Changi Airline Awards 2017

Port Louis, Mauritius, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Mauritius is one of the nominees for Best Airline Marketing Award for the upcoming 12th edition of the Changi Airline Awards 2017 to be held in Singapore on the 27th of April 2017. The final award winner for this category will be based on audience voting… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport wins third place in Best Airport in Europe category of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Zurich Airport took third place in the Europe category of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. These awards are presented annually by the leading international umbrella association of airport operators. The association carries out around 600,000 individual passenger surveys to measure customer satisfaction at more than… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route from Budapest to Bordeaux starting September

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Budapest to Bordeaux. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 22 September and will be operated two times a week, on Mondays and Fridays.  Seats on the new route are already… Read the full press release

Central Africa’s Arik Air special promotional fare: Fly to any destination in Nigeria from N16, 000

Ikeja, Nigeria, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier has announced a special promotional fare that will enable passengers buy a-one-way ticket to any destination in Nigeria from N16, 000. The promotion, which runs from March 6 to 20 March, 2017 is to acknowledge and appreciate the loyalty of… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International announces the appointment of Dominic E. Dragisich as CFO

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has appointed Dominic E. Dragisich to the position of chief financial officer, commencing March 6, 2017. Dragisich brings diverse and impressive experience in both finance and business administration to Choice, and will lead the company’s financial… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines starts flights to Mexico City from California hubs this summer

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The U.S. Dept. of Transportation has tentatively awarded Alaska Airlines coveted slots at Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport from San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego with flights starting this summer. Tickets and flight schedule details will be announced at a later date, following final government approval. “We… Read the full press release

Volaris Airlines starts service between Chicago Midway International Airport and Queretaro Intercontinental Airport in Mexico on May 19, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Great news for Midway travelers! Volaris Airlines will begin a new international route between Chicago Midway International Airport and Queretaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) in Mexico with twice-weekly service starting on May 19, 2017. This is a brand new destination served from Chicago. “We are very pleased to welcome another… Read the full press release

Economy hotels leader in Europe B&B Hotels Group selects Vertical Booking CRS solution for integrated hotel online distribution

ITALY, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — B&B Hotels Group, one of the main independent chains of economy hotels in Europe, a brand renowned for the quality of its smooth, efficient and cozy stays, has selected the Vertical Booking CRS solution for enterprise wide, integrated hotel online distribution. With approximately 400 hotels across France, Germany, Italy,… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises’ New Flagship Silver Muse Ready to Set Sail after Succeeding Sea Trials

  Final testing undertaken at Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa ahead of April launch Miami, FL, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the world’s leading luxury cruise line has celebrated the successful completion of sea trials by its new flagship, Silver Muse. Rigorous assessments were conducted from Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa where the ship is… Read the full press release

DHL To Open 900 New Positions at CVG Hub

Job fair to be held Saturday, March 4, at CVG Centre Completion of $108 million expansion signals start of extensive hiring Projected growth is expected to increase hub’s work force to more than 3,300 Hebron, KY, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced it will recruit… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Air expands its fleet with new ATR 72-600

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB) took delivery of its 59th aircraft last February 28, 2017. This new ATR 72-600 is the fourth of the 16 firm orders CEB made last year. This brand-new ATR 72-600 will be used to support the company’s expansion as CEB,… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Customer Services presented with two 2017 People’s Choice Stevie® Awards

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Customer Services team was presented with both a People’s Choice Stevie®Award for “Favourite Customer Service” and a Silver Stevie® Award in the category: Customer Service Department of the year — Airline, Distribution and Transportation, at the 11th Annual Stevie Awards Gala on February… Read the full press release

Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. to supply 144 new generation high speed train cars for China Railway Corp.

New trains to boost local economy and help expand high speed network in Western China’s new ‘Diamond Economic Circle’ Latest generation of eco-friendly CRH1A-A trains reduces lifecycle costs and sets new standards for sustainable transportation and passenger comfort BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that its… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani signed an agreement with the Crown Property Bureau to extend lease on prime Bangkok city-centre plot

Signs an agreement with Crown Property Bureau to lease for 30-plus-30 years New city-centre landmark development will comprise a hotel, residences, offices, retail areas, and a large green space Project aims to put Bangkok on world stage BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit Thani Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation authorized by EASA to provide line maintenance support to Gulfstream G650 business jets in Hong Kong

Basel, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation recently received EASA Part-145 approval for its MRO facility in Hong Kong, permitting the company to provide line maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft. Jet Aviation has recently been authorized by EASA to offer line maintenance support to Gulfstream G650 business jets in Hong Kong. “We strive to anticipate… Read the full press release

Jet Airways featured as one of the Top 200 Most Influential Brands in the World by Richtopia

MUMBAI, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, has been featured as one of the Top 200 Most Influential Brands in the World by Richtopia, a leading digital platform covering a mix of valuable content on success, future investments, new technologies, work and life balance, inspirational people, finance and… Read the full press release