New lounge/concierge services aimed at further improving the passenger travel experience at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) launched

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), announces the upcoming launch of “Hala Bahrain” , a new company offering a range of services aimed at further improving the passenger travel experience at BIA. The newly registered company, with a paid up capital of… Read the full press release

Closing ceremony for participants in Bahrain Airport Company’s Supervisory Leadership Program

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), held a closing ceremony for participants in its Supervisory Leadership Program, which is designed for supervisors and employees with supervisory role potential. The event, which was held at BAC headquarters, included speeches delivered by BAC… Read the full press release

Chinese aviation officials in Bahrain for series of meetings with Bahrain Airport Company

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), held a series of meetings with its Chinese counterparts and targeted airlines in China to present business opportunities and explore the possibilities of furthering cooperation between the two countries in the field of aviation. BAC… Read the full press release

Swissport renews multiple years agreement with easyJet

Switzerland, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport provides easyJet with comprehensive ground handling services including passenger and ramp handling, baggage services, operations coordination and load control. The renewal of this multiple years agreement with easyJet followed a rigorous selection process and is the result of a well established mutual cooperation between easyJet and Swissport. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to showcase its unique premium travel experience Qsuite at Arabian Travel Market

World’s leading airline to showcase the revolutionary ‘FIRST IN BUSINESS CLASS’ experience at this year’s Arabian Travel Market Qatar Airways set to reveal another ‘first’ at the airline’s much-anticipated annual press conference Each year thousands of visitors attend Qatar Airways’ exhibition stand to learn of the airline’s future developments and expansion plans Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22… Read the full press release

Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners Announce Acquisition of Intrawest Resorts

Aspen and Denver, Colorado, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SNOW), a leading North American mountain resort and adventure company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly-formed entity controlled by affiliates of the Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C. (“Aspen”) and KSL Capital Partners,… Read the full press release

Orkney Guest House Achieves Coveted Gold Award from the National Tourism Organization

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney guest house which overlooks the Bay of Eyrland and the hills of Hoy has achieved a coveted ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation. Button-Ben Guest House had already achieved a 4-star grading, but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland, representing the… Read the full press release

ATC Privatization Opposed by Business Aviation Regional Groups

Business Aviation Regional Groups Speak Out Against ATC Privatization Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With the specter of ATC privatization looming once again as part of the new administration’s budget proposal, regional business aviation groups around the country aren’t wasting any time voicing their opposition to the plan. “Regional groups nationwide are speaking… Read the full press release

New Logan Airport Concessions Contract Awarded to Marketplace

Boston, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted today to authorize the authority to enter into a new ten year contract with MarketPlace Logan LLC, a company of Boston-based New England Development, for the management of the majority of concessions operations at Boston Logan International Airport. Currently, the… Read the full press release

Injured Veterans Pushed Out of Their Comfort Zones And into the Mountains with High Fives Non-Profit Foundation Program

Olympic Valley, Calif, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Experiencing a life-altering injury in the name of duty for the United State Military comes with two forms of pain — physical and emotional. The High Fives Foundation in Truckee, California, the City of Reno Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department in Reno, Nevada, and the Adaptive… Read the full press release

Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners To Acquire Mammoth Resorts

Aspen and Denver, Colorado, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mammoth Resorts, the owner of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain, today (APRIL 12, 2017) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly formed entity controlled by affiliates of the Aspen Skiing Company,… Read the full press release

Spring Training Camps for Youth And Professional Athletes Offered in Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows offering youth spring training camps, set alongside some of the world’s best skiers and riders Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 57 feet of cumulative snowfall to date, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is primed to once again host Tahoe’s longest season, with spring operations lasting into June… Read the full press release

Belgium’s Second Park Inn By Radisson Hotel Opens in the Country’s “Capital of Taste”

Belgium’s Second Park Inn By Radisson Hotel Opens in the Country’s “Capital of Taste”   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group opens its second Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Belgium in 2017. Hasselt, the “Capital of Taste,” is home to the latest addition to the Park Inn by… Read the full press release

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend   Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The upcoming Easter weekend signals the kick-off of the holiday season at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The holiday season brings with it a peak in passenger numbers that will not decrease until well into October. Based on current… Read the full press release

New Car Rental Centre Opens at Schipol Plaza

Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — On Thursday 13 April Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is opening a new car rental centre at Schiphol Plaza. All car rental companies that operate at Schiphol now have their service desks here, where travellers can collect their rental contracts, make reservations and arrange additional services. The unveiling… Read the full press release

Wizz Air Expands Its Operations Starting With Its Second Ukrainian Airport

THE NEW LOW-FARE ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, started today (3/04/2017) its operations from Lviv International Airport with the new low-fare route to Wroclaw in Poland. Passengers planning their holiday or a… Read the full press release

Agreement Signed by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir To Codeshare with Air France-KLM

Singapore, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and regional subsidiary SilkAir have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Air France-KLM to codeshare on each other’s flights with effect from 27 April 2017. Under the agreement, which is subject to regulatory approvals, Singapore Airlines will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Air France-operated flights… Read the full press release

GBTA Releases Study on Business Travelers Stay In Properties Unsupported By Travel Policy

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Home-sharing properties are allowed in one out of every six travel polices (17 percent), according to a new study released today by the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association. However, more than double the number of business travelers are under… Read the full press release

More than 1000 Travel Buyers Register for the GBTA Convention 2017

Buyer Registrations Coming in at Record-Setting Pace Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 13, 2017)  announced that more than 1,000 business travel buyers have registered for GBTA Convention 2017, marking the earliest in the event’s history that… Read the full press release

The Innovation Series by GBTA and Phocuswright To Launch in GBTA Convention 2017

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, and travel industry research authority Phocuswright today (April 12, 2017) announced a partnership to launch the Innovation Series. This multifaceted, interactive program will bring the business travel industry’s most impactful innovators to GBTA Convention… Read the full press release

GBTA Convention 2017 To have General David Petraeus As Featured Speaker

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 11, 2017)  announced former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director and General David Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret.) as a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15 – 19 in Boston. General… Read the full press release

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport   London, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A new arrivals lounge has been unveiled at London Heathrow Airport which will benefit both passengers and airport visitors alike. The lounge located in Terminal 4 arrivals will feature 25 luxury shower rooms, a lounge and… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Berlin’s Most Popular Square to Cater to Travelers on the Go

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Berlin’s Most Popular Square to Cater to Travelers on the Go   DENHAM, UK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the opening of Holiday Inn Express® Berlin – Alexanderplatz in Germany’s capital this Spring. With Holiday… Read the full press release

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017   Cengkareng, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — National airline Garuda Indonesia made it into the ranks of the world’s top 10 airlines in 2017 based on the rating of Travelers Choice 2017 from TripAdvisor, the world’s leading travel sites. In addition, Garuda Indonesia… Read the full press release

Delaware North’s Rebranded Hotel Scheduled to Reopen in May

Delaware North’s Rebranded Hotel Scheduled to Reopen in May   Rustic modern hotel is scheduled to reopen tot he public May 15 after completion of $6 million overhaul ESTES PARK, Colo., 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, one of the largest privately held hospitality and food service companies in the world, today (April… Read the full press release

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The 8th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Unlocking the secrets to effective public speaking”, takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on June 26 – 28. This latest programme from PATA is designed to empower… Read the full press release

UAE To Host its First PATA event

UAE To Host its First PATA event   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 will take place in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements and a UNESCO World Heritage Site…. Read the full press release

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2017 (ATCM 2017) in conjunction with the Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo ended on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Luoyang, Henan province, China with over 500 delegates from 36 countries… Read the full press release

SAP Recognizes Aeroflot’s Pioneering Internal Audit Management in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received a special SAP Expanding Horizons award for pioneering SAP’s internal audit management system in Russia. The award was presented today (13 April 2017) at the SAP Forum Moscow 2017. Aeroflot has carried out 25% more audits since the new system was integrated. Automatisation of business… Read the full press release

China Names Aeroflot Favorite International Airline

Moscow, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017, held on 11 April in Shanghai. These prestigious awards, now in their fifth year, recognise outstanding participants in China’s tourism market, including airlines which hold Skytrax Five Star Airline status. Qatar… Read the full press release