Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule

Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A $750,000 project to apply grooves to Queenstown Airport’s runway has been completed three weeks ahead of schedule. The project was the final stage of an airfield upgrade completed by the airport last year in conjunction… Read the full press release

Acquisition of Land To Advance Development of Queenstown Airport

Acquisition of Land To Advance Development of Queenstown Airport   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport Corporation has welcomed the Environment Court’s final decision on the designation of land next to the airport in Frankton.  The designation is to enable expansion of the airport alongside and to the south of… Read the full press release

Bombardier Business Aircraft Reiterates its Commitment to the Asian Market With Leading Products and Services

Singapore Service Centre continues to expand its capabilities and certifications to better serve customers New Bombardier Business Aircraft Tianjin Service Centre was inaugurated on April 7, 2017 Bombardier’s Challenger 350, Challenger 650 and Global 6000 aircraft on display at ABACE Shanghai, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Business Aircraft reiterated its commitment to the Asian market ahead of… Read the full press release

Zetta Jet’s New Delivery of Global 6000 Business Jet To Continue Offering Passengers Superior Comfort

The Global 6000 aircraft is equipped with Bombardier’s leading-edge cabin entertainment system and the industry’s fastest worldwide inflight internet connectivity Zetta Jet boasts a fleet of Global and Challenger 650 business jets, with a fleet utilization rate among the highest of any charter operator With the widest cabin in its class and an exceptionally smooth… Read the full press release

Newly Merged Tourism Brand To Focus on Building An Active, Fun, and Innovative Reputation

Newly Merged Tourism Brand To Focus on Building An Active, Fun, and Innovative Reputation   New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Adventure tourism companies Go Orange, Queenstown Rafting and Kiwi Discovery are merging to form a strong active tourism brand under the Go Orange name.  Queenstown Rafting is New Zealand’s largest white water… Read the full press release

Big Houses in the Scottish Borders Produces Illustrative Map to Promote Tourism in the Region

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A new full-colour, illustrative map has been produced by the Big Houses in the Scottish Borders group to highlight their stunning properties to increase visitor numbers and promote what the region has to offer. The new map will feature beautiful landmarks of the Scottish Borders including Traquair,… Read the full press release

A Busy Summer for Tourism in Dumfries and Galloway

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — TOURISM businesses in Dumfries & Galloway are gearing up for a busy summer ahead as they open for the tourist season. VisitScotland Regional Director Doug Wilson is looking ahead to a season packed with exciting events and activities. He said: “It is an exciting time for tourism… Read the full press release

NBAA Updates its “Climb/Descend via” Clearances Ahead of Nav Canada Changeover

NBAA Updates its “Climb/Descend via” Clearances Ahead of Nav Canada Changeover   Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — NBAA has updated its resources detailing the proper use of “climb via” (CV) and “descend via” (DV) clearances ahead of NAV Canada’s upcoming implementation of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard instrument departure (SID) and… Read the full press release

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators   Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In August 2016, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) formally implemented Part-NCC, which applies to non-commercial operators of complex aircraft based in an EU member state. However, implementation of Part-NCC has brought to light… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces massive Easter sale from just €19.99 across its European network

Ryanair announces massive Easter sale from just €19.99 across its European network   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (13 Apr) announced a massive Easter sale with seats on over 900 routes on sale from just €19.99 across its European network. Millions of customers will fly Ryanair… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches London Luton route to Bydgoszcz, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launches London Luton route to Bydgoszcz, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (13 Apr) launched a new London Luton route to Bydgoszcz as part of its winter 2017 schedule, with a three times weekly service starting in… Read the full press release

Ryanair to start 5 of its new London Stansted Winter 2017 routes two months earlier due to strong demand

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (13 Apr) announced it will commence 5 of its new London Stansted Winter 2017 routes in September, two months earlier than planned, due to strong demand from UK consumers and visitors. Ryanair will operate new services between London Stansted and Aalborg… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Amsterdam

CHICAGO, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (April 13, 2017) the opening of Hyatt Regency Amsterdam, the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in The Netherlands’ dynamic capital city. Hyatt Regency Amsterdam is the third Hyatt-branded hotel in The Netherlands, joining luxury lifestyle hotel Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht and select service… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler welcomes Ali Osman as New Resort Manager

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler welcomes Ali Osman as New Resort Manager   Whistler, Canada, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler welcomes a true Four Seasons veteran to the world-class alpine resort. New Resort Manager Ali Osman has been around the world during his Four Seasons tenure, forging an… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG COO Stefan Conrad to assume the role of CEO Latin America for Flughafen Zürich AG

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chief Operating Officer of Flughafen Zürich AG, Stefan Conrad, will assume the management of the activities of Flughafen Zürich AG in Latin America as CEO. He steps down as Chief Operating Officer and member of the management board of Flughafen Zürich AG at the end of… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport welcomes China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service

New route between Asia and the Americas further links the two regions Richmond, B.C., 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is pleased to welcome China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service, which commenced on April 10, 2017. The new service, which uses a Boeing 787… Read the full press release

Carlson Wagonlit Travel welcomes Simon Nowroz as Chief Marketing Officer

Amsterdam, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today (April 11, 2017) announces the appointment of Simon Nowroz as Chief Marketing Officer, with immediate effect. Reporting to Patrick Andersen, Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer, he will be based in Minneapolis. “Simon blends his deep sector experience in travel… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation to showcase its new innovations at ABACE 2017, April 11-13 at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

SHANGHAI, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is displaying its leading Cessna Citation XLS+ light midsize business jet and Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprop at this year’s Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) April 11-13 at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. During the three-day event, the company is also… Read the full press release

Ryanair to open its first Spanish C-check maintenance hangar at Seville Airport

150 HIGH-TECH engineering JOBS & €8M investment DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Spain’s No.1 airline, today (12 Apr) announced it will open its first Spanish C-check maintenance hangar at Seville Airport from early 2018. Construction of this state of the art maintenance hangar will begin shortly and will create up to 150… Read the full press release

Ryanair releases its March customer service statistics

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ —Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (12 Apr) released its March customer service statistics, which confirm that Ryanair remains Europe’s No 1 customer service airline with: 90% of over 53,000 flights in March arriving on-time Less than 2.5 complaints per 1,000 customers Less than 1 bag complaint per… Read the full press release

YYC Calgary International Airport unveils its first post-security pet relief area

Calgary, AB, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — YYC Calgary International Airport is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Pre-Board Pals Program with an in-terminal celebration and opening of its first post-security pet relief area. The Pre-Board Pals program, introduced last year in partnership with the Pet Access League Society (PALS) has been embraced by both… Read the full press release

VisitScotland announces partnership with TripAdvisor

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Last Friday, we announced a collaboration of huge importance for Scottish tourism. Our new initiative with TripAdvisor, announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Carnegie Hall, represents a giant step forward in scaling up how we market and sell Scotland to the world, writes Charlie Smith, VisitScotland Director… Read the full press release

Scotland’s six forest parks featured in new online guide

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — With one in three visitors to Scotland making a trip to a forest or woodland park during their stay and 42% visiting a country park or garden, VisitScotland is hoping a new partnership with Forestry Commission Scotland will increase visitors to the country’s leafiest corners. Produced in… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson opens its doors on the Central Aegean coast of Turkey in Izmir

Park Inn by Radisson opens its doors on the Central Aegean coast of Turkey in Izmir   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic mid-market hotel brand, opens its doors on the Central Aegean coast of Turkey in Izmir. The Rezidor Hotel Group now has a portfolio of… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s Waikato Tourism Monitoring Observatory joins UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Waikato Tourism Monitoring Observatory, New Zealand’s first tourism observatory, has joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). Committed to regular and timely measurement of tourism and its impacts and hosted by the University of Waikato Management School, the observatory is focused… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney welcomes Simon Barnett as Hotel Manager and Helen Radic as Director of Marketing

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Sydney’s best located five-star hotel Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of two highly regarded senior managers. Respected Australian hospitality leader Simon Barnett has been appointed Hotel Manager, while renowned senior sales and marketing expert Helen Radic has joined the executive… Read the full press release

Hyatt selects SONIFI’s STAYCAST™ solution to provide personalized in-room streaming solution to hotel guests

CHICAGO, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt has selected SONIFI Solutions, Inc. as its preferred provider for delivering a personalized in-room streaming solution to hotel guests. SONIFI’s patent-pending STAYCAST™ solution, powered by Google Chromecast, has been seamlessly integrated with the World of Hyatt mobile app. With this first-of-its-kind integration, participating Hyatt hotels now offer… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches six times per week flights from Vienna to Los Angeles

VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Destinations • Up to six weekly direct flights with a Boeing 777 from Vienna to Los Angeles starting today • Austrian Airlines offers flight service to the West Coast of the USA for the first time • Initial flight departed from Vienna Airport this morning • Up… Read the full press release

Qantas offers next-generation Wi-Fi for passengers to test on Australian domestic flights

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has switched on inflight Wi-Fi for customers travelling on board its internet-capable Boeing 737-800, offering fast, free connectivity on Australian domestic flights. Following months of performance testing with global broadband services provider ViaSat and the nbn Sky Muster™ satellite service, Wi-Fi will now operate in beta… Read the full press release

Joan Smalls appointed the first ever Global Fashion Innovator of W Hotels

Joan Smalls appointed the first ever Global Fashion Innovator of W Hotels   NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — International cover girl. Campaign face. Television Host. Philanthropist. Now Joan Smalls can add executive to her resume. W Hotels Worldwide today (04/10/2017) officially announced the appointment of Joan Smalls as the iconic lifestyle brand’s… Read the full press release