Qatar Airways partners with The White Company to provide exclusively-designed sleepwear to First and Business Class passengers

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched a new partnership with The White Company to provide exclusively-designed sleepwear to First and Business Class passengers travelling across the airline’s global network. In line with Qatar Airways’ commitment to provide a world-leading premium service, the newly-designed sleeper suits are bespoke for First… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi FC on a friendly match in Al Gharafa Stadium on 13 December, 2016

Match of Champions set to draw fans from around the world to Doha Stunning Qatar Airways Cup revealed during pre-match press conference World’s fastest growing airline is the official sponsor of both football clubs DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Fans from around the world will converge in Doha tomorrow, when Qatar Airways brings… Read the full press release

Travelport announces agreement with BTU one of the largest business travel management provider in Austria and Germany

Langley, U.K., 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, has today (29 November 2016) announced a new agreement with Business Travel Unlimited (BTU), one of the largest providers of business travel, incentive and group travel, and leisure travel in Austria and Germany. It operates in 10 locations, has more than… Read the full press release

GBTA launches its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB

Partnership Officially Launches in May 2017 with Inaugural Joint Conference in Sydney Alexandria, VA , 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – is pleased to announce the launch of its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific unveils its newly renovated First and Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Airport

Cathay Pacific unveils its newly renovated First and Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Airport   Featuring separate First and Business Class areas, the London lounge encapsulates the airline’s brand philosophy of a ‘Life Well Travelled’ HONG KONG, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (28 Nov 2016) unveiled its First and Business Class Lounge… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive’s latest Gulfstream G650E at the Middle East Business Aviation Association show 2016, 6-8 December, Dubai

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive will welcome partners and visitors on board its latest Gulfstream G650ER – one of the world’s fastest business jets – during its participation in the Middle East Business Aviation Association show 2016 taking place 6-8 December at Dubai World Central. Qatar Executive will be showcasing the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces new range of luxurious Giorgio Armani Fragrances and Beauty amenity kits to First Class passengers

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, in partnership with Giorgio Armani, has today (17 Oct 2016) launched its newly designed range of luxurious Giorgio Armani Fragrances and Beauty amenity kits, available to First Class passengers on select A380 flights. Designed exclusively for Qatar Airways, the First Class amenity kits are designed in timeless… Read the full press release

GBTA research reveals 73% of travel managers in North America and 80% of travel managers in Latin America are satisfied with their Travel Management Company

GBTA Report Shows Cost and Savings Considered Important Factors in Both Regions ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2014-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of travel managers in North America and 80 percent of travel managers in Latin America are satisfied with their Travel Management Company (TMC), according to a new study by the GBTA… Read the full press release

London Gatwick and easyJet join forces to showcase the exceptional experience, facilities and products they have to offer business passengers

Gatwick achieves record moving annual passenger numbers of 36.5 million – with 20% of passengers now travelling on business Gatwick flies to more destinations than any other London airport – including 46 of the top 50 European business cities Savvy business travellers are choosing Gatwick for its time-saving office to plane door journey and transformed… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to commence operations on London Heathrow route from Doha’s new hub Hamad International Airport with its first A380 aircraft

Airline to welcome the first three of 13 A380 aircraft The world’s largest passenger aircraft will operate from the new Hamad International Airport on this popular European route Doha, Qatar, 2014-04-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ highly anticipated arrival of its A380 fleet moved one step closer today, with the annoucement that from 17th June the… Read the full press release

VIA Rail’s Corridor routes now with upgraded business class service

New Ergonomic Seating, New meals, Personalized Service and Greener Trips Montréal, 2014-04-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Business class travelerson VIA Rail’s Corridor routes can now experience many of the upgrades recently made to its Business class service – refurbished lounges, a more spacious environment on-board, a greener and more comfortable trip, new meals and more… Read the full press release

TravelPRNews.com unveils the private jet industry’s top executives

Scott A. Ernest President and CEO Cessna Aircraft Company. Scott ranks #1 in TravelPRNews.com's list of the private jet industry's top executives.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelPRNews.com, a leading travel press release distribution and news-wire service, runs an initiative aimed at discovering and giving greater exposure to travel industry leaders that stay behind any great achievement and success within the travel and leisure industry. This month our analysts team of travel and PR… Read the full press release

TSA Administrator John Pistole will be featured speaker at Center Stage at the GBTA Convention 2014, July 26-30 in Los Angeles

Alexandria, VA, 2014-2-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole will be a featured speaker at Center Stage at the GBTA Convention 2014 to be held July 26-30 in Los Angeles, Calif…. Read the full press release

Qatar Executive to exhibit at Abu Dhabi Air Expo from 25 to 27 February at the Al Bateen Executive Airport

Bombardier Global 5000 On Static Display At Al Bateen Executive Airport Doha, QATAR, 2014-2-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Executive, the business jet charter division of award-winning Qatar Airways, will be exhibiting at Abu Dhabi Air Expo, which is set to take place from 25 to 27 February at the Al Bateen Executive Airport. Demonstrating its commitment to… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide recognized Zachary Gardner of Boston as the top recipient of its 2013 “Oakwood Gives Back” associate annual giving program

Honorees’ Charities of Choice Awarded $3,000 LOS ANGELES, 2014-2-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, is pleased to recognize Zachary Gardner of Boston, Mass., as the top recipient of its 2013 “Oakwood Gives Back” associate annual giving program. In recognition of Garnder’s achievement, a $1,000 donation was made in… Read the full press release

Ease of flying directly to Scotland from Yorkshire’s gateway demonstrated in a flight with Flybe

Leeds, UK, 2014-2-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Fourteen PA’s and travel bookers were flown to Glasgow from Leeds Bradford Airport to demonstrate the ease of flying directly to Scotland from Yorkshire’s gateway airport with Flybe. The delegates experienced a day trip in Scotland’s largest city to sample how easily the regions businesses can travel to Scotland and back… Read the full press release

The Las Vegas economy to receive multi-million dollar boost in 2014 thanks to new convention business and return of rotating shows

New and rotating shows to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in local non-gaming economic impact.  Las Vegas, NV, US, 2014-2-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Las Vegas economy is expected to receive a multi-million dollar boost this year thanks to the addition of new convention business and the return of rotating shows. The American Library Association’s annual… Read the full press release

Air France to install 2,102 new business class seats between 2014 and 2016 on its long-haul fleet

A unique design for more comfort and freedom A fully flat seat bed for perfect sleep Direct aisle access for each passenger A 16-inch (41 cm) high definition touch screen with over 1,000 hours of entertainment Paris, France, 2014-2-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air France is continuing its move upmarket and is today unveiling its new Business class… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways starts Leeds Bradford International Airport to Southampton service from Monday 20 January 2014

Leeds, UK, 2014-1-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Eastern Airways’ new service from Leeds Bradford International Airport to Southampton, aimed primarily at business travellers, launches on Monday 20 January 2014. The UK’s second largest regional airline will offer three flights each weekday in each direction, as well as a Sunday service to ensure business communities in Yorkshire and on… Read the full press release

Istanbul’s largest hotel the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center opens

Offering world renowned Hilton service and traditional Turkish hospitality, Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center brings new scale to Istanbul’s visitor offering Istanbul, Turkey / McLean, VA, US, 2014-1-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center, Istanbul’s largest hotel, today welcomes guests for the first time.  With 829 guest rooms and suites, as… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels reinvents how meetings are planned with the launch of Meetings Imagined

Bethesda, MD, US, 2014-1-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), is launching Meetings Imagined, a first-of-its-kind concept that reinvents how meetings are planned, making them more visual, social, and purposeful. Featuring an online platform, MeetingsImagined.com provides expert tips, the latest meeting trends, and hundreds of inspirational images to spark creativity – all curated… Read the full press release

GBTA announced registration is open for GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif., July 26-30

Alexandria, VA, USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – announced today registration is open for the GBTA Convention 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif., July 26-30. The annual convention is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners,… Read the full press release

Accor unveiled Accor Meeting Hotel Finder – new tool for meeting planners to search for their ideal venue

Paris, France, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — After reaching an important milestone with 2,000 hotels offering Meetings & Events facilities, Accor launches today the Accor Meeting Hotel Finder (http://www.accormeetingshotels.com/meeting-hotel-finder) which enables meeting planners to search for their ideal venue. The search is available according to the following criteria: – Geography (continent, country, city, airport hotels) – Type of meeting (attendance,… Read the full press release

Australia’s business events industry to showcase the very best the country has to offer at EIBTM in Barcelona 19 – 21 November 2013

Key quotes “We are delighted to see confidence returning to key markets, including Europe, and we anticipate this will have a positive impact on business confidence and ultimately the business events industryPenny Lion, Tourism Australia” ‘Exceptional experiences and world-class destinations are two of the main reasons Australia consistently ranks as a preferred business events destinationPenny… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways appointed David Edwards as Executive VP to lead the growing business of its corporate jet arm Qatar Executive

Roberto Hlaca Joins as Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Strategy Captain Peter Resting Appointed Vice President, Flight Operations DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways has appointed David Edwards as Executive Vice President to lead the growing business of its corporate jet arm, Qatar Executive. Announcing the appointment during the Dubai Air Show, Qatar Airways Chief… Read the full press release

US lodging industry urges “no” vote in House of Representatives on Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA) Act

Washington, DC, United States, 2013-11-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), the sole national association representing all segments of the U.S. lodging industry, urges a “no” vote in the House of Representatives on the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA) Act of 2013 (H.R. 2061).  As amended, this bill includes provisions to limit… Read the full press release

Air Partner’s tour operator division announced very successful summer 2013 season

London, UK, 2013-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air Partner, the air charter broker and Royal Warrant Holder, is delighted to announce that its tour operator division has had a very successful summer season. Between May and October 2013, the two Air Partner chartered Germania aircraft have: Flown over 3,800 hours Carried over 100,000 passengers CAA statistics for the… Read the full press release

The GBTA Foundation unveiled the new GBTA Airline Crew-Hotel Request for Proposal (RFP)

New RFP Global Format Ensures Greater Accuracy and Time Savings  Alexandria, VA, 2013-11-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — The GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today unveiled the new GBTA Airline Crew-Hotel Request for Proposal (RFP). The new Airline Crew-Hotel RFP is prepared in a global, standard format and is available… Read the full press release

Global leader in corporate housing Oakwood Worldwide honored for outstanding performance at Cartus 2013 Global Network Conference in Dallas, TX

Los Angeles, United States, 2013-11-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2013 Global Network Conference held October 21-23 in Dallas, Tex. Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways corporate jet division Qatar Executive Adds Third Bombardier Global 5000

Qatar Airways’ Private Jet Division Adds Third Bombardier Global 5000 Aircraft on Display at Upcoming Dubai Air Show DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Executive, the corporate jet division of Qatar Airways, has welcomed a new ultra-long haul Bombardier Global 5000 Vision to its modern fleet, following continuously growing demand for luxury tailor-made travel in the… Read the full press release