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

Wizz Air adds Airbus A320 aircraft at its Tuzla base to support five new routes

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s largest airline, celebrated today the deployment of the second aircraft at Tuzla base. The modern 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft will support operations on five new routes commencing in March from Tuzla to Friedrichshafen,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches new exciting routes from Cluj-Napoca to Malta, Larnaca and Stockholm

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, starts this week three new exciting routes from Cluj-Napoca to Malta, Larnaca and Stockholm. Passengers planning their summer holidays to any of these great destinations can book their tickets from only RON 104*… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor opens its 11th hotel in Belgium — Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic mid-market hotel brand, opens its doors today in the European capital’s Airport. Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport is Carlson Rezidor’s 11th hotel in Belgium. The new Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport is located in the Brussels Diegem Business… Read the full press release

easyJet’s Winter 2017 flights across Europe are now on sale

Winter flights now on sale up until February 4th 2018 LUTON, UK, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet puts Winter on sale with flights across Europe now on sale up until 4 February 2018 easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has put Winter 2017 on sale meaning that flights across Europe are now on sale until 4… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental opens new luxurious Turkish Riviera resort for the summer season

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxurious Turkish Riviera resort, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, will open for the summer season on 1 April, boasting brand new services. New fitness and wellness facilities, a butler service for every room category, a new partnership with Worldwide Kids and specially curated room packages will become available at… Read the full press release

TUI fly implements Amadeus payment solutions to improve cash flow and drive sales growth in the travel agency channel

MADRID, Spain, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI fly is poised to improve cash flow and drive sales growth in the travel agency channel thanks to Amadeus payment solutions and a distribution agreement Payment cards are the go-to method to pay for flights. Tried and tested for decades, they are convenient and dependable. In… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut its Four Points brand in New Zealand in late 2017

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1 Marriott International today announced it expects to debut its booming Four Points brand in New Zealand with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Auckland in late 2017. Owned by Russell Property Group and Lockwood Auckland Properties, the 255-room hotel will be located in the… Read the full press release

CLIA names Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean’s SVP of sales, trade support and service as chair of its Trade Relations Committee

Washington DC, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is pleased to announce that Vicki Freed, senior vice president of sales, trade support and service for Royal Caribbean International, has been named chair of the CLIA Trade Relations Committee. In this role, Freed will lead the committee which consists of senior leadership… Read the full press release

The Colorado Tourism Office Aims to Build Tourism Industry’s Advantage With New Strategic Plan

Denver, CO, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Board today approved the Colorado Tourism Roadmap, a comprehensive strategic plan to build the Colorado tourism industry’s competitive advantage through closer collaboration, creation of new traveler experiences across the state and a fresh focus on sustainable tourism. Ten months in the making and led by… Read the full press release

Win Two Tickets To Berlin in SFO Contest

#SFO2Berlin contest welcomes new service on airberlin, will award 2 roundtrip economy ticket SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced a contest on social media to celebrate new nonstop service from SFO to Berlin on airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline.  The contest, titled #SFO2Berlin, invites participants to answer… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has been awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the fourth time in a row – the first time in the history of the awards that an Eastern European airport has kept its top position for four consecutive years. Presented at the… Read the full press release

British Airways Adds New Route to the Golden State

LONDON, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Made in Chelsea star Stephanie Pratt brings a Californian glow to Gatwick to celebrate British Airways’ new route to Oakland, San Francisco Bay. Stephanie, who went to college in San Francisco, stuns in a photoshoot to mark the airline’s first route from Gatwick to California, and its fifth service… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Home and Hub Is Named Sixth Best Airport In the World

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport for third consecutive year; also awarded Best Staff Service in the Middle East for second consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to congratulate its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the… Read the full press release

IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017 goes to Astral Aerial Solutions for its Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management Concept for Africa

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions is the recipient of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Concept for Africa. The award was presented at the 11th World Cargo Symposium… Read the full press release

Globally renowned composer and artist Dana Al Fardan named official composer for Qatar Airways Group

Globally renowned artist and Qatari local has created a specific composition for Hamad International Airport and the now-playing Qsuite commercials The artist’s latest album, Sandstorm, now featured on all Qatar Airways flights DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today named artist Dana Al Fardan, globally renowned composer and artist, as the official… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s transports champion thoroughbred horses from all parts of the world into Dubai for the Dubai World Cup

Emirates SkyCargo’s equine transportation solution provides comfort, safety and security to thoroughbreds in transit DUBAI, U.A.E., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has been transporting some of the world’s best racehorses to Dubai for one of the most prestigious global racing events, the Dubai World Cup, which will… Read the full press release

International Paper Plane Association and Japan Airlines to hold annual JAL Origami Plane National Competitions

JAL Origami Plane World Competition to be held in 2020 besides National Competition and Asian Competition TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — International Paper Plane Association (hereinafter “the Association”) and Japan Airlines (hereinafter “JAL”) announced today that they will hold an annual JAL Origami Plane National Competition for children who have passed regional… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai welcomes Colin Clark as its new General Manager

Clark brings 27 years of worldwide experience with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Hawaii, Hualalai, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Colin Clark, experienced hospitality leader, has been named General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Clark will oversee the Resort as well as the Residential Community. “I am honoured to join the team at Four… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces growth and development plans for Cambria hotels & suites in 2017

Cambria hotels & suites increases number of open hotels and pipeline in 2017 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today announced significant growth and development plans for Cambria hotels & suites in 2017. With 28 Cambria hotels & suites open… Read the full press release

Mexico’s Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya to host World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2017 on 9th September

LONDON, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 at the glittering, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on 9th September. Located on Mexico’s breathtakingly beautiful Pacific Coast, the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya consists of 687 rooms and suites in the family-friendly Hacienda section… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports’ initiatives resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports’ efforts to reduce its carbon footprint resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016 across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) – equivalent to powering 235 homes for a full year, the operator reported today. The report was issued just… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland challenge: finding enough skilled workers to fill hundreds of new jobs

Message during foundation visit: more skilled workers needed, training is key Oakland, Calif., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Industrial development will soon create hundreds of new jobs at the Port of Oakland.  The challenge: finding enough skilled workers to fill them.  That was the message Port officials delivered to a visiting delegation from the philanthropic… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport opens new Airport Preschool to provide care and early education for children of airport staff

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Preschool was officially opened at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today, as the latest initiative of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to foster a family-friendly work environment for the airport community. Located on the ground floor of the Airport World Trade Centre adjacent to Terminal… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG awarded a concession to operate and expand Hercílio Luz International Airport in Brazil

Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen Zürich AG was awarded the concession to operate and expand Hercílio Luz International Airport (IATA: FLN) in the city of Florianópolis in southern Brazil. With 3.6 million passengers and revenue of CHF 26 million in 2016, Hercílio Luz airport has been the most resilient airport throughout the… Read the full press release

Achieve Tahoe to hold its annual Ability Challenge fundraising campaign at Squaw Valley on April 1, 2017

Alpine Meadows, CA, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Achieve Tahoe, a leading provider of winter and summer adaptive sports instruction at all ability levels for adults and children with disabilities, will hold its annual Ability Challenge, a fundraising campaign that aims to raise $200,000 in support of its programs on April 1, 2017. In partnership… Read the full press release