oneworld® expands its online training resources for travel agents to cover its full suite of fare products

NEW YORK, NY, 2016-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — oneworld®, the leading global airline alliance, has expanded its online training resources for travel agents to cover its full suite of fare products. oneworld offers a wider range of fares than any other global airline alliance, for trips around the world or through several or just one… Read the full press release

Maldives tour operator Secret Paradise awarded TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence

Malé, Maldives, 2016-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Secret Paradise Maldives today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over… Read the full press release

Viator offers selected experiences where travelers can learn about other cultures, religions and beliefs

From Rome to Angkor Wat, Religious Destinations Host Unforgettable Cultural Journeys San Francisco, CA, 2016-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Easter season is synonymous with travel to Italy and Israel, but spiritually-inspired travel can also be great reason to explore other parts of the world where travelers in search of spirituality set their sights. Viator,… Read the full press release

Viator announces the appointment of Anita Ngai as General Manager for the Asia Pacific region

San Francisco, CA., 2016-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viator, a TripAdvisor company and the leading resource for tours and activities worldwide, has announced the appointment of Anita Ngai to the newly created role of General Manager for the Asia Pacific region. Ms. Ngai, who will be based in Viator’s San Francisco headquarters, will be… Read the full press release

Eurostar launching new website to support UK travel agents and selling partners

LONDON, 2016-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service connecting the UK and mainland Europe, is today launching a new website dedicated to supporting UK travel agents. The brand new version of Eurostar4agents.com has been designed to provide the latest Eurostar product and service information to support all UK trade agents and selling… Read the full press release

NG Travel Group’s Beach Tours and Dubai Tours launch on Travelport Platform

Langley, UK, 2016-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced a new deal with NG Travel Group, owner of Beach Tours, Dubai Tours and USA Tours. The new agreement will mean that all of NG Travel Group’s business will move to Travelport – starting with Beach Tours and Dubai… Read the full press release

Upscale and specialist tour operators Azure Collection and Specialist Travel deploy Dolphin Dynamics’ sales and management software

Dolphin sales and management software deployed by upscale and specialist tour operators LONDON, 2015-11-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Dolphin Dynamics has continued to extend its tour operator customer base, with Azure Collection and Specialist Travel amongst the latest to roll-out its sales and management software. The tour operators use Dolphin to manage and sell… Read the full press release

Christchurch International Airport: One of New Zealand’s leading tourism operators Real Journeys to become new owner and operator of International Antarctic Centre

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015-10-19 — /Travel PR News/ — One of New Zealand’s leading tourism operators is about to add Christchurch’s  International Antarctic Centre to its portfolio of successful tourism businesses. On the 30th October 2015, Real Journeys will become the new owner and operator of the attraction, investing in Christchurch’s tourism growth and the… Read the full press release

dnata travel launches new tours and services designed to care for the needs of Muslim travellers

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-10-19 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata travel, the Middle East’s top travel agency, has developed new tours and services designed to care for the needs of Muslim travellers. Called “Holidays Tailored for You,” the program offers Muslim holidaymakers trip packages that allow them to practice their faith easily at a number of… Read the full press release

Renowned travel agencies based in Abu Dhabi, UAE signed long-term agreements with Travelport

Official Signing Ceremony & Workshops Held in Travelport Offices in Beirut, Lebanon Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2015-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $8 trillion global travel and tourism industry has announced a number of new business wins with renowned travel agencies… Read the full press release

Sunwing Travel Group: Signature Vacations launches Off the Beaten Path program – the perfect balance between eco-adventures and all inclusive relaxation

TORONTO, 2015-8-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The ideal choice for the would-be adventurer not willing to compromise on comfort, Signature Vacations new Off the Beaten Path program will offer the perfect balance between eco-adventures and all inclusive relaxation. Combining a stay in one of the tour operator’s leading resorts with a series of full or… Read the full press release

Four New Zealand tourism operators will each receive $25,000 as the winners of Auckland Airport’s $100,000 tourism competition

Auckland Airport has named four New Zealand tourism operators as the winners of its $100,000 tourism competition. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-8-7 — /Travel PR News/ — YHA New Zealand, Explore Group, Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei Whai Maia Limited and ZeaYou Travel Limited will each receive $25,000 as the winners of the competition. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport’s… Read the full press release

Travelport: Global travel agency TravelStore returns and signs new multi-year agreement

Langley, UK, 2015-8-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, announces that the global travel agency, TravelStore, has returned as its customer after six years and has signed a new, multi-year agreement for its business in Portugal, Spain, Angola and Mozambique. TravelStore has recognized the significant investment Travelport has made in… Read the full press release

Travelport announces new agreement with UNISTER Travel, the leading provider of online travel services in Germany

Langley, UK, 2015-8-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform has today announced a new agreement with UNISTER Travel, the leading provider of online travel services in Germany. UNISTER Travel operates a number of high-profile online travel portals in Germany, with brands such as Ab-In-Den-Urlaub.de, Ab-In-Den-Urlaub-Deals.de, Fluege.de and Reisen.de which together attract… Read the full press release

TripAdvisor’s Viator introduced new open-listing platform that lets tour, activity and attraction providers self-load their products on Viator

New Self-service Supplier Interface to Power Market-leading Distribution Through Viator and TripAdvisor Channels; Creates the Most Comprehensive Selection of Bookable Activities for Travelers San Francisco, CA, 2015-6-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Viator, a TripAdvisor company and the leading resource for researching and booking tours and activities worldwide, has officially launched Viator Marketplace, a new open-listing platform… Read the full press release

GBTA Canada held its 11th annual conference April 20-22 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto

GBTA Conference 2015 Toronto Gains Momentum with Record Attendance Toronto, 2015-4-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Canada held its 11th annual conference from April 20-22 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, in Toronto. True to its theme, Business in Motion, the conference was a hub of activity with a record number… Read the full press release

Dolphin Dynamics to expand in Europe with Italy and other key markets in focus for 2015

Company founder Roberto Da Re to head-up regional sales and marketing activities LONDON, 2015-2-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Dolphin Dynamics has revealed plans to focus on the European expansion of its tour operating customer base, with Italy and other key markets in focus for 2015. Distribution of the tour operating platform will be handled… Read the full press release

Norwegian entered new agreements with tour operators TUI, Thomas Cook and Nazar

Fornebu, Norway, 2015-2-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian continues its cooperation with several big tour operators by entering new agreements with TUI, Thomas Cook and Nazar. The agreements mean that Norwegian will fly charter passengers to several destinations in the Mediterranean. The agreements are worth over 400 million NOK and include almost 2,000 flights. ”We’re… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways destination management division Hala Abu Dhabi partner with 45 leading tour operators worldwide to promote Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hala Abu Dhabi, the destination management division of Etihad Airways, will cooperate with 45 leading tour operators worldwide to promote Abu Dhabi as a tourist destination. Preferred sales agreements have been signed in 23 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia to expand… Read the full press release

IATA and Coalition of National Travel Agent Associations collaborate on New Distribution Capability (NDC) XML standard study that could benefit travel agents

Geneva, 2014-12-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and a Coalition of National Travel Agent Associations (The Group) are collaborating on a study to look at options that could benefit travel agents as the New Distribution Capability (NDC) XML standard is considered for implementation by airlines and technology providers. The study… Read the full press release

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation attended China International Travel Mart (CITM) 2014 in Shanghai

MALDIVES, 2014-11-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) together with 26 representative companies from the tourism industry of Maldives took part in the China International Travel Mart (CITM) 2014, held in Shanghai, China from 14th – 16th November 2014. Dedicated B2B meetings area at Maldives stand was introduced… Read the full press release

TI Infotech at World Travel Mart in London on 3-6 Nov 2014

NOIDA, India, 2014-10-27 — /Travel PR News/ —  TI Infotech, a premier information technology company with a focused approach on delivering quality services, is participating at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry. World Travel Market happens every year in the Excel London Exhibition Centre, United Kingdom. Travel industry professionals… Read the full press release

Maldives inbound tour operator Travel2 teams up with UK travel agency holidaysplease.co.uk to encourage more people to travel to Maldives

MALDIVES, 2014-10-23 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the largest Maldives inbound tour operators, Travel2 has teamed up with UK travel agency www.holidaysplease.co.uk to encourage more people to travel to the Maldives. They have created the website www.maldivesholidays.co.uk which is designed to provide inspiration and information to people thinking of travelling to the Maldives…. Read the full press release

Professional adventurer and speaker Debra Searle MVO MBE will share her extraordinary life experiences at the GBTA Conference 2014 in Berlin, 12-14 November 2014

Berlin, 2014-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry and German business travel association VDR – today announced that Debra Searle MVO MBE, a prominent business influencer, professional adventurer and World Championship medallist will be sharing her extraordinary life experiences at the GBTA… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association panel marked the opening session of the 6th ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum

PHNOM PENH, 2014-9-23 — /Travel PR News/ — On Thursday, September 18, 2014, a Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) panel marked the opening session of the 6th ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum, during an afternoon of meaningful discussions on the future of tourism in the region. Moderated by PATA CEO Martin Craigs, the panel featured distinct perspectives… Read the full press release

dnata and City Sightseeing partner to showcase Dubai’s sights

DUBAI, UA.E.,2014-9-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors to Dubai will soon be able to see the world’s largest mall, tallest building, and other iconic city attractions in a new way, thanks to dnata and City Sightseeing WorldWide. dnata, the Middle East’s largest travel services provider, and City Sightseeing, the world’s leading open top bus… Read the full press release

GBTA announces the formation of the San Antonio Chapter of GBTA

GBTA Hits Milestone in Chapter Integration Providing New Benefits to GBTA Chapter Members Alexandria, VA, 2014-9-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – recently announced the formation of the San Antonio Chapter of GBTA. An initial February 2014 meeting in San Antonio showed… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association awarded the winners of Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star at 2014 ESTO conference

South Dakota’s Jim Hagen Named 2014 State Tourism Director of the Year LOUISVILLE, KY, 2014-8-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2014 Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star were announced during the U.S. Travel Association’s annual ESTO conference held this week in Louisville. Mercury and Destiny Awards… Read the full press release

Travelport in partnership with Softvoyage announced enhanced functionality of its popular Galileo Vacations booking engine

ATLANTA, 2014-8-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $7 trillion global travel and tourism industry, in partnership with Softvoyage, Canada’s leading provider of vacation booking software, today announced enhanced functionality of its popular Galileo Vacations booking engine. Travelport-connected agents now have immediate access… Read the full press release