10 awards for Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest at the 29th annual Freddie Awards

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) took home a combined 10 awards last night, at the 29th annual Freddie Awards, including Promotion of the Year for “Day 1 Linking of Accounts,” and Program of the Year. Marriott International’s trio of loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards which includes… Read the full press release

Melissa Cooper becomes Manager of the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

Kansas City , 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is pleased to announce the transition of Melissa Cooper, A.A.E., to a new role as Manager of the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (IATA: MKC). Cooper is now responsible for the overall operation and management of the airport in the heart of… 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 Edition of VisitEngland’s The Pink Book Launched

VisitEngland has today launched the latest version of The Pink Book, a guide designed to give English accommodation providers an overview of their legal obligations.  Britain, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its ninth edition, ‘The Pink Book: Legislation for tourist accommodation’ provides a common-sense approach to running an accommodation business – from food… Read the full press release

Taste of Adventure Wins 2017 FoodTrekking Award for Best Food Travel Blog

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste of Adventure’s Krystal Hauserman has been named Best Food Travel Blogger by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) as part of its 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism. “Writing high-quality stories with thoughtful insider tips that help travelers access the heart… Read the full press release

Gatwick welcomes CAA approval of Route 4

Route 4 is one of nine Gatwick departure routes Airport will continue to explore ways to mitigate the impact of aircraft noise on this and other flight paths United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport today welcomed news that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today approved Route 4 – a westerly runway… Read the full press release

Tirana Airport welcomes Wizz Air’s new service from Tirana to Hungary’s capital, Budapest

Wizz Air launches the new route Tirana – Budapest  Albania, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, launched today its first low-fare service from Tirana, connecting the city with Hungary’s capital, Budapest. The new low-fare route, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, will bring… Read the full press release

Boeing Global Services to be headquartered in West Plano, Texas

United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July. Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO… Read the full press release

Radius Travel anuncia su asociación con mTrip en soluciones móviles para empresas

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Radius Travel se ha asociado con mTrip, galardonado líder de la industria de viajes mediante plataformas móviles, para desarrollar aplicaciones móviles para sus clientes de empresas multinacionales. Melissa McMahon, directora de productos y marketing de Radius Travel dijo: “Cuando se trata de tecnología, nos comprometemos a encontrar… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Air signs component support contract with AFI KLM E&M for its Airbus A320 fleet

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), has announced a special promo exclusively for our valued guests in the Middle East. Starting February 13 to July 31, 2017, all passengers originating from Doha, Dubai, Kuwait and Riyadh travelling to Manila with pre-purchased baggage allowance of 40… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels welcomes Mr. Martin Kwan as Group Director of Purchasing

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed seasoned professional, Mr. Martin Kwan, as Group Director of Purchasing. Heralding over 30 years in the hospitality industry, Martin joins Marco Polo Hotels to lead the expanding hotel group’s efforts in purchasing and procurement for its two brands, Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels,… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels announces the appointment of Ms. Rosemary Tam as Group Director of Human Resources

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed HR specialist, Ms. Rosemary Tam, as Group Director of Human Resources. Previously with the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company, Rosemary joins Marco Polo Hotels to roll out talent acquisition and HR strategies for the successful hospitality group whose upscale deluxe hotel brand, Marco… Read the full press release

Embraer announces Azul Brazilian Airlines as launch operator of the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —  Embraer announced today that Azul Brazilian Airlines, the largest operator of the E195s current-generation in the world, will be the launch operator of the E195-E2. Azul’s contract with Embraer is for up to 50 aircraft, being 30 firm orders and 20 purchase rights. “Azul… Read the full press release

Embraer presents the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, SP, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In a ceremony held today at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2. With the first flight scheduled for… Read the full press release

Three-week Service Interruption at the San Bernardino and Rialto Metrolink Stations

Train service will be affected between March 27 and April 16.    Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning Monday, March 27, Metrolink trains will not serve the San Bernardino and Rialto stations until Monday, April 17. Buses will be available to and from San Bernardino and Rialto for passengers connecting to regularly scheduled… 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

Heathrow Receives Support for its Sustainability Plan Heathrow 2.0

Support from politicians, industry, academia and businesses across the UK as Heathrow launches new sustainability strategy, Heathrow 2.0. Plans include a new R&D incubator, an ambition for growth from a new runway to be carbon neutral and at least halving the number of late-running departures to reduce noise for local communities. Hounslow TW6, UK, 2017-Mar-04… Read the full press release

South African Airways issues warning about hoax survey

JOHANNESBURG, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn customers of a hoax survey prevalent on social media suggesting SAA is offering free tickets to fly anywhere. “SAA is neither conducting an online survey nor offering free flight tickets. We have no association whatsoever with this so-called survey. Free… 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

MGTO launches “Macao Tourism News plus” an online database of news materials for press members

MACAO, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) launched the “Macao Tourism News plus” (beta version) today (28 November), an online database of news materials for members of the press. In a brand-new format, the platform is innovatively designed for news dissemination and goes in parallel with the Special Administrative Region… Read the full press release

CATHY HOLLER AND PAT LISTA JOIN TULLY LUXURY TRAVEL’S GROWING EXECUTIVE TEAM

TORONTO, ON, 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As Tully Luxury Travel prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary year, it has announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team. Ms. Cathy Holler joins as Vice President, African Dreams, and Mr. Pat Lista joins as Vice President, Product & Contracting. Both bring 30 years of experience… Read the full press release

Unlimited cabin crew positions availble at Ryanair across Europe; Recruitment days in Italy

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2016-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With unprecedented growth, Crewlink, an official recruitment and training partner of Ryanair are delighted to announce a major recruitment drive across Europe. Recruitment days will be taking place in Italy over the coming months to fill unlimited cabin crew positions with the airline. Italian Recruitment days will… Read the full press release

WorldSIM is now the most connected mobile network in the world

With the launch of WorldSIM Infinity, WorldSIM’s network now encompasses 50 million Wi-Fi hotspots and 600 mobile networks in 200 countries. LONDON, 2016-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — WorldSIM, is now the most connected network in the world. Known for their roaming solutions, today WorldSIM announced the launch of WorldSIM Infinity; a combination of worldwide… Read the full press release

Discount Airport Parking Website Announces Expansion Plans

Roanoke, VA, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — AirportParkingHelper.com, a leading national authority on airport parking and related travel topics, recently announced a number of expansion plans for 2016. Website founder Jennifer Church said she has acquired a partner who will provide critical services to the popular Virginia-based website, which plans to nearly double its online… Read the full press release

A Window into the Philippines: Permanent New York City Window Display at the Philippine Center Showcases the Beautiful Country

Brunch, Live Entertainment and Door Prizes at the 2016 Philippines Business and Investment Celebration: Three Days of Excitement! NEW YORK, 2016-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippine Department of Tourism and Tourism Promotions Board have now a permanent window display at the Philippine Center in New York to showcase the country’s beautiful islands, people,… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Social mobility for women during World War One discussed at the London Transport Museum

LONDON, 2015-3-23 — /Travel PR News/ —  A talk at the London Transport Museum this month will allow visitors to explore a key subject in modern social history. All change! Did the First World War transform the lives of London women? is the topic of the talk given on 10th March 2015 by guest speaker… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Glimpse behind world of international fashion label in London this spring

Footwear brand Camper’s legacy is explored at the Design Museum LONDON, 2015-3-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Design Museum has revealed plans for a fascinating new exhibition this spring and summer that will explore the work of one Europe’s best known fashion labels. Spanish footwear brand Camper will be the subject of Life On… Read the full press release

HealthCheck announced the launch of a unique free marketing analysis tool to help hotels assess their online presence

First of its kind online performance evaluation tool for the hotel industry is now available worldwide HONG KONG, 2014-12-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Digital marketing for hotels is complex. In an ideal world every hotel would like 100% of their online bookings to be made directly with the hotel via their website, mobile website… Read the full press release

YouRoam, a Startup Seeking to End Roaming Fees Forever, Selected to Demo at The Next Web Conference in NYC in December!

MIAMI, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — YouRoam launched its mobile application in both the Google Play and Apple App Store in hopes of ending roaming fees forever. Post-Launch, YouRoam was invited to demo at The Next Web Conference in NYC on December 10, 2014 as part of its Boost program, which is designed to accelerate… Read the full press release