Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich   FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wilken Bormann is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Munich Hub from 1 March 2017. In this role he is responsible for the commercial management, station management, ground infrastructure and processes, as… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the signing of eight new hotels within the Holiday Inn® brand family in Germany

Announcement, made at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), follows the news that IHG achieved record signings in 2016 and now has more than 100 hotels either in the pipeline or in operation in the market DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today… Read the full press release

Lews Castle Museum and Archive official opens

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ —Yesterday (Monday 6 March) saw the official opening of the Lews Castle Museum and Archive project by the Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland. The opening marked the completion of a flagship cultural and economic regeneration project led by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The £19.5 million project,… Read the full press release

IHG® Rewards Club introduces Fuel Rewards® program; offering cents-per-gallon discounts for members

First hotel loyalty program to offer cents-per-gallon discounts for members through Fuel Rewards program DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Rewards Club, the loyalty program for IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is making travel even more rewarding for its millions of U.S. members by offering savings on fuel… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport signed contract for the delivery of 70 FLEXITY trams

Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport signed contract for the delivery of 70 FLEXITY trams   Contract includes an option for 70 additional vehicles Modern FLEXITY trams feature 20% more passenger capacity than vehicles currently in use in Zurich BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels further expands operation to the Australian Capital Territory with the first Adina Apartment Hotel Grand in Canberra

Australia, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels will operate a beautiful new Adina Apartment Hotel Grand, Canberra, further expanding the brand’s operation to the Australian Capital Territory. The contemporary new design hotel will be part of an exciting $300 million development by Capital Property Group at the corner of Constitution Place and London Circuit,… Read the full press release

Bath announces special treats to please every type of Mum this Mother’s Day

BATH, UK, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — With Mother’s Day (26 March) fast-approaching, Bath knows that no two mothers are the same and has prepared treats to please every type. From time-honoured treats to more unconventional experiences, Bath is equipped for every mum, whether she be crafty, outdoorsy or simply in need of a… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Residence debuts in Turkey

Radisson Blu Residence debuts in Turkey   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — There’s someplace like home in Istanbul, thanks to a newly opened residence from Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design. With a large choice of apartment sizes, guests at the Radisson Blu Residence, Istanbul… 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

Hampton by Hilton blends Business Travel with Leisure in the Midwest

  The award-winning brand’s growth in business-centric destinations will allow travelers to enjoy “bleisure” travel with ease MCLEAN, Va. 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton will debut four properties in the Midwest region by early March. Beyond economic drivers in heavy industry, agriculture, and growing financial and education sectors, the region also offers… Read the full press release

Unlock Exclusive Deals with TravelClick’s Newest Feature on Booking Engine 4.0

New York, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick (“the Company”), a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, today announced the release of its new Private Offers feature on the Company’s recently launched Booking Engine 4.0, designed to drive a higher conversion and upsell rate for direct bookings on… Read the full press release

Hoteliers Face Challenge of Flattening Reservation Pace

  Still, North American Markets See Uptick in Rates Across Travel Segments New York, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As North American hoteliers progress through the early months of 2017, the pace of new bookings is flat with new February reservation commitments at -0.8 percent. However, average daily rates (ADR) for the first and second… Read the full press release

Airberlin appoints New Chief Commercial Officer

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin has announced the appointment of Götz Ahmelmann as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Götz Ahmelmann returns to airberlin from Etihad Airways where, since 2015, he successfully implemented projects among the European Etihad Airways Partners. He will contribute his valuable international commercial experience to further the future growth of… 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 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

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

PATA teams up with Equator Learning to launch travel agent initiative

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in conjunction with Equator Learning, is launching a travel agent initiative to support organisations with travel trade marketing efforts. The Asia & Pacific Expert is a consistent and succinct online learning tool for travel agents that is applicable for all markets worldwide…. Read the full press release

Oman Air took delivery of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Oman Air took delivery of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues its ambitious expansion plans in 2017 with three new additions to the fleet already this year. The latest aircraft is the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which joined… Read the full press release

4,896 Stagecoach drivers awarded GreenRoad Fleet Elite status

Almost 4,900 Stagecoach employees achieve GreenRoad Fleet Elite status 5% increase in number of company’s drivers reaching elite standard More Stagecoach drivers meet benchmark than any bus operator or other company for fourth consecutive year Advanced telematics system constantly checks driving manoeuvres System helps achieve 3% improvement in fuel efficiency across UK bus operations PERTH,… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Georgia named as a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel for the fifth consecutive year

Georgia, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide today (February 22, 2017) unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Rosewood Hotel Georgia and the hotel’s Sense, A Rosewood Spa® as a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel and spa for the fifth consecutive year. Rosewood Hotel Georgia and its Sense spa first appeared on the… Read the full press release

Munich Airport launches newly redesigned website

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Contemporary design, comprehensive information, new features, and with functionality optimized for all devices: that sums up the new face of the redesigned Munich Airport website: www.munich-airport.com. The site is used by approximately 13 million visitors annually. The new website has more than 1,000 pages providing passengers, meeters… Read the full press release

Forbes Travel Guide for 2017 recognizes Acqualina Resort & Spa as a Five Star Hotel for the fifth year in a row

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Five-Star Acqualina Resort & Spa, Acqualina Resort & Spa cements itself as the quintessential luxury travel destination in Florida by garnering several coveted back-to-back travel awards. Today (February 22, 2017), Forbes Travel Guide officially announced that Acqualina has been recognized as a Five Star Hotel,… Read the full press release

Carlson Wagonlit Travel announces the appointment of Jared Anderson as its new VP of Customer Experience

Amsterdam, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today (February 23, 2017) announces the appointment of Jared Anderson as its new Vice President of Customer Experience. Joining from Sears, he will work closely with the Customer, Technology, and Traveler Services teams. “Jared has a passion for research and customer… Read the full press release

Traveldoo® synchronizes Online Booking Tool information and integrates Uber in new mobile app

London, UK, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and Expense provider Traveldoo® has launched a new mobile app, synchronizing all information from the Online Booking Tool (OBT) and integrating Uber for business technology. Using scientific research and technology from the Expedia group, Traveldoo has developed a leading edge app for the business traveller, delivering the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo presented with the Global Cargo Airline of the Year award at Air Cargo Africa

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo received the Global Cargo Airline of the Year award at a grand gala held last week at The Barnyard Theatre, Johannesburg, as part of Africa’s biennial air freight industry trade exhibition and conference, Air Cargo Africa, that took place from 21 to 23 February. The… Read the full press release

Scotland’s top VisitScotland Quality Assured visitor attractions welcomed 19.2 million people in 2016

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s top VisitScotland Quality Assured visitor attractions welcomed an incredible 19.2 million people in 2016, up by over a million on the previous year. The figure, released by the Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University, covers the top twenty paid for and top fifteen free attractions which… Read the full press release

Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership (SBTP) Conference, 23rd March at the Tower Mill in Hawick

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism businesses across the Borders are being invited to attend the annual Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership (SBTP) Conference on Thursday 23rd March at the Tower Mill in Hawick. Following last year’s sell-out attendance, this year’s Conference theme is ‘Collaboration & Connectivity: Moving the Borders Forward’. The day sets… Read the full press release

Qantas and EL AL to provide seamless mode of travel for Australian and Israeli travellers with new codeshare agreement

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Australian and Israeli travellers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement between Qantas and EL AL, subject to government and regulatory approvals. Customers of both airlines will be able to book on select flights operated by the other, as well as earn and redeem frequent… Read the full press release