DMAI and European Cities Marketing to provide members with an enhanced offer and wider range of services

Washington DC, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) and European Cities Marketing (ECM) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding that will promote and deliver key research and educational resources to respective members while working together to build the value of each organization. “With this alliance, European and American DMOs establish… Read the full press release

DMAI recognized Medellín Convention & Visitors Bureau with Destination Leadership Award

Washington DC, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) honored the Medellín Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) with the Destination Leadership Award at the 2017 Worldwide Meetings and Incentive Travel Exhibition (IMEX) Gala Dinner and Awards. This prestigious award is given to a destination organization that demonstrates significant leadership and support… Read the full press release

SIA Cargo to become the ‘Cargo Division’ of Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be re-integrated as a Division within SIA, in a move intended to improve efficiency through greater synergy with the wider SIA Group. The re-integration is expected to be completed in the first half of 2018, when SIA Cargo will… Read the full press release

London City Airport becomes the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower

London City Airport is to become the first UK airport to install a digital air traffic control tower – operational in 2019 The digital solution is a multi-million pound investment  utilising state-of-the-art 360° HD cameras and sensors on a newly constructed tower A live feed with a panoramic view of the airfield, along with sensory… Read the full press release

IATA sets outs strategic partnership and long-term cooperation agreement the Kyrgyz Republic

Montreal, Canada, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Civil Aviation Agency of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic. The MoU sets out a strategic partnership and long-term cooperation agreement between the government and IATA. It… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosted successful IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference in Doha, Qatar

IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference 2017 highlighted best safety practices Doha, Qatar, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The IATA Cabin Operations Safety Conference (COSC), the pivotal global conference for cabin safety across the aviation industry, concluded its three-day programme last week in Doha, Qatar. Hosted by Qatar Airways, the event brought together more than… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Iberia

New partnership between the two oneworld airlines will provide more options for Cathay Pacific customers travelling between Hong Kong, Spain and Portugal Hong Kong, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today announced a new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Iberia, which will see its customers benefit from extensive new connections to destinations in the… Read the full press release

Air Berlin PLC appoints Henning zur Hausen, Kevin Knight, Dr Matthias Kloepper and Thilo Schmidt as new board members

Germany, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Berlin PLC Board of Directors has appointed Henning zur Hausen, Kevin Knight, Dr Matthias Kloepper and Thilo Schmidt as new members. Airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann said: “We welcome our new board members and  look forward to them further stimulating airberlin’s repositioning. The board will benefit from the varied… Read the full press release

Andari Spa Named 2017 Luxury Travel Guide’s Top Boutique Spa in the Americas

CABARETE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, 2017-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Andari Spa has been named the 2017 Luxury Travel Guide Awards’s Top Boutique Spa in the America’s. Located beachfront on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, Andari Spa is a full service spa offering spa treatments, dermatological procedures and newly minted spa getaway packages. Andari Spa’s owner, Michelle Bourdeau,… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu wins 2017 IMEX-GMIC Innovation in Sustainability Award with its Blu Planet program

Radisson Blu wins 2017 IMEX-GMIC Innovation in Sustainability Award with its Blu Planet program   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu is the proud winner of the 2017 IMEX-GMIC Innovation in Sustainability Award with its Blu Planet program, the responsible business initiative of Radisson Blu hotels around the world. The IMEX-GMIC award… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb announces new and improved summer activities aimed at elevating the PEAK 2 PEAK 360 Experience

New This Season: The Roundhouse Lodge Terrace And Viewing Deck And The Completion of the Blackcomb Ascent Trails WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Whistler Blackcomb is going above and beyond this summer with new and improved summer activities aimed at elevating the PEAK 2 PEAK 360 Experience. Guests will see upgrades at… Read the full press release

Park Hyatt opens its first hotel in Thailand

BANGKOK, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Hyatt Bangkok opened its doors today (May 12, 2017), marking the first Park Hyatt hotel in Thailand. The hotel is centrally located in the heart of the Thai capital’s central business district. Park Hyatt Bangkok features contemporary architecture matched by luxurious residential interiors, expertly curated art, world-class food… Read the full press release

Los Angeles International Airport completes its largest coordinated terminal relocation

Los Angeles, California, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The final major round of airline terminal relocations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) were completed early Wednesday morning as Air Canada, Hawaiian, and JetBlue moved into their new homes throughout Terminals 5 and 6. Delta Air Lines also completed its move into Terminals 2 and 3,… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport starts construction of new Federal Inspection Station at Terminal 2

New Customs Facility to Handle Influx of International Arrivals SAN DIEGO, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport (SAN) today (May 17, 2017 ) officially kicked off construction of a new Federal Inspection Station (FIS) at the west end of Terminal 2. The new Customs facility is being designed to accommodate the increase… Read the full press release

Bombardier experts recognized for their contributions to Canadian aviation at the CASI Senior Awards

Three accomplished employees receive awards for outstanding achievements in the field of aviation; testament to the unique expertise found at Bombardier First time in CASI history that three representatives from the same company win Senior Awards the same year Montréal, Canada, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Three highly skilled employees from Bombardier’s Product Development… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s ON:TRACK initiative to develop new paths into groundbreaking mobility and connectivity solutions

Bombardier’s ON:TRACK initiative to develop new paths into groundbreaking mobility and connectivity solutions   Bombardier’s ON:TRACK initiative driving the transportation industry towards its digital future Next startup accelerator programme for Industry 4.0 solutions starts in September Visit www.ontrack.bombardier.com for more info Berlin, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today (May… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announces winners of 2016 Airline Reliability Performance Awards and 2016 In-Service STAR Award

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announces winners of 2016 Airline Reliability Performance Awards and 2016 In-Service STAR Award   Montréal, Canada, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today (May 16, 2017) announced twelve winners of the 2016 Airline Reliability Performance Awards and a winner of a 2016 In-Service Supplier Top Achievement Recognition (STAR) Award…. Read the full press release

Bombardier partners with IBM to support integration of IT services across Bombardier Transportation and its aerospace segments

Montréal, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier (TSE: BBD.B) announced today (May 16, 2017) that it reached a long-term partnership agreement with leading IT consulting firm IBM to support the global integration of Information Technology services across Bombardier Transportation and the Company’s aerospace segments. “As part of our turnaround plan, Bombardier is working to… Read the full press release

MCA and Tate Joint Acquisition Program for contemporary Australian art supported by Qantas adds five new artworks

MCA and Tate Joint Acquisition Program for contemporary Australian art supported by Qantas adds five new artworks   SYDNEY, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark International Museum Day, which this year explores the theme of contested histories, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and Tate today (18TH MAY 2017) announced the acquisition… Read the full press release

Aeroflot names its new A321 aircraft after a celebrated Russian film director and screenwriter Eldar Ryazanov

Aeroflot names its new A321 aircraft after a celebrated Russian film director and screenwriter Eldar Ryazanov   Moscow, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has taken delivery of its new A321 aircraft equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. The aircraft is named in honour of Eldar Ryazanov, a celebrated Russian film director and screenwriter. The… Read the full press release

Qantas calls on Australians to suggest names for its new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircrafts

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is calling on Australians to suggest names for the airline’s fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said the airline had a long standing tradition of naming aircraft for symbolic and sentimental reasons. “Reflecting the importance of the Dreamliner to the national carrier,… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new summer sun flights from seven UK and Irish airports; prices start at just £29

LONDON, 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This weekend British Airways launches new summer sun flights from seven UK and Irish airports continuing its growth of regional flying.  Prices in economy start at just £29 or customers can choose the airline’s Club Europe cabin offering lounge access and complementary food and drink. And for the first… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to fly twice daily from Los Angeles and daily from San Francisco and San Diego to Mexico City

Tickets now on sale for convenient nonstop flights from key California hubs SEATTLE, 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today unveiled the schedule for service from Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego to Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport. The U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) officially approved Alaska’s new Mexico City service, which… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to launch nine daily departures from Paine Field – Snohomish County Airport by fall of 2018

Nine daily departures coming for more than a million North Sound travelers SEATTLE, 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air travel will get a lot easier for flyers living in Snohomish County and North King County, Washington, next year when Alaska Airlines introduces commercial service from Paine Field – Snohomish County Airport. Subject to government approvals,… Read the full press release

Enterprise Truck Rental opens new location in Southern Indiana

Continuing expansion creating career opportunities for local Enterprise employees NEW ALBANY, Ind. , 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Truck Rental has opened a new location in Southern Indiana, located at 3800 Payne Koehler Road in New Albany. The facility is ideally situated for customers in the greater Louisville area who would otherwise have… Read the full press release

VisitScotland documentary named best Lifestyle Program at the 60th annual New York Emmy Awards

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A documentary facilitated by VisitScotland and hosted by Alan Cumming has scooped one of the most prestigious prizes in American television. NBC’s 1st Look: Scotland, which saw the award-winning Scottish actor take host George Oliphant on a whistle-top tour of his home nation, was named best Lifestyle… Read the full press release

This year’s Outlandish Gathering to see more than 200 Outlander fans in the Highlands this weekend

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 200 Outlander fans will gather in the Highlands this weekend for this year’s Outlandish Gathering. Fans of the books and television series from 15 countries will gather at the MacDonald Aviemore Resort this Friday 19 May until Sunday 21 May. The event is once again… Read the full press release

EventScotland to host The Eden Festival from 8-11 June

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The extensive and diverse portfolio of events which attract visitors to Dumfries & Galloway continues to prosper thanks to EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate. Eden Festival, Lockerbie and the World Gold Panning Championships, Moffat, are two of 12 events taking place across the country this summer which… Read the full press release

More than 150 people to take part in the first-ever Caledonian CacheFest on Saturday 27 May

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — THE first in a series of hi-tech treasure hunts will take place in Peebles later this month that will encourage visitors to get outdoors and explore the area. The first-ever Caledonian CacheFest will take place in the town on Saturday 27 May, with associated events across the… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks 9 years of its Cluj-Napoca base

45% INCREASE YEAR ON YEAR SINCE THE BEGINNING OF 2017 6 AIRCRAFT, 205 EMPLOYEES, 35 ROUTES AND PRICES FROM RON 19*  BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrates today 9 years of its Cluj-Napoca base and shares the remarkable… Read the full press release