Wizz Air marks one year of operations at Bratislava International Airport with route from Bratislava to Sofia

NEW LOW FARE CONNECTION FROM BRATISLAVA TO SOFIA Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrated today one year of successful operations at Bratislava International Airport and announced a new low-fare route from Bratislava to Sofia. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 30… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport welcomes Cathay Pacific’s new non-stop Christchurch service from Hong Kong starting December 2017

New Zealand, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time. The non-stop Christchurch service will operate three times a week, departing Hong Kong on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays… 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

VisitEngland unveils finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism.  England, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism. The Awards, now in their 28th year, recognise and congratulate… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017 at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

London, United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen announces the appointment of Sunil Narang as new General Manager

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen welcomes its new General Manager Sunil Narang. Born and raised in Amritsar, India, Sunil was certain of his career in hospitality from a young age.  Right after finishing secondary school back home, he packed his bags to move to Switzerland… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 20th consecutive year

Employees recognise Four Seasons as an employer of choice for 20th year in a row Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, is honoured to have been named by its employees to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 20th consecutive… Read the full press release

Lews Castle Museum and Archive official opens

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ —Yesterday (Monday 6 March) saw the official opening of the Lews Castle Museum and Archive project by the Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland. The opening marked the completion of a flagship cultural and economic regeneration project led by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The £19.5 million project,… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland partners with San Francisco-based Blue & Gold Fleet to run 12 cruises through October

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Free Port of Oakland harbor tours will return in May with a new vessel operator.  The Port today announced an agreement with San Francisco-based Blue & Gold Fleet to run 12 cruises through October. Blue & Gold said it would deploy 230-passenger sightseeing vessels for the 90-minute tours. … Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

Liverpool, UK, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether it’s a luxurious bottle of champagne, her favourite skin care product or a meaningful piece of jewellery, spoil mum this Mother’s Day with the best gifts at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA). The Beauty Queen We all know mums deserve to be pampered, so why not treat… Read the full press release

Get Insider Tips for Your Next Trip to Barcelona with AirBnB’s New Platform

San Francisco, California, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the launch of its new Trips platform in Barcelona, adding bookable local experiences, insider recommendations and social meet ups to the thousands of homes available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city, immersing themselves… Read the full press release

Fly to Frankfurt with RyanAir’s New Route from Glasgow

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched a new route from Glasgow to Frankfurt, with a daily service beginning in October, as part of its extended winter 2017 schedule, which will deliver 1.4m customers at Glasgow International Airport. Ryanair’s Glasgow winter 2017 schedule will deliver: 3 new… Read the full press release

New Routes to Copenhagen, Milan and more with RyanAir’s 2017 Liverpool Winter Schedule

3 New Winter Routes to Copenhagen, Milan & Prague Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched its 2017 Liverpool winter schedule, with 2 new routes to Copenhagen and Milan, a new winter service to Prague and 24 routes in total, which will help deliver 2m customers p.a…. Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… 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

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts’ newest property in the Bahamas to Open in 2018

Hongkong, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by the Bahamian subsidiary of Hong Kong-based development company Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) to operate and manage Rosewood Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, which will open in Spring 2018.  Set on the gorgeous white sands of Nassau’s Cable Beach, Rosewood Baha… Read the full press release

Unlock Exclusive Deals with TravelClick’s Newest Feature on Booking Engine 4.0

New York, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick (“the Company”), a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, today announced the release of its new Private Offers feature on the Company’s recently launched Booking Engine 4.0, designed to drive a higher conversion and upsell rate for direct bookings on… 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

Cruise and Brunch with Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach’s Exclusive Offer

Mercury Lounge introduce the exclusive Brunch Boat for one day only to cruise the Arabian Gulf in Mediterranean style TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday, March 31, 2017, Mercury Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach will set up ship on the delectable Desert Rose boat to offer guests… 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

43rd Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism to be held on March 12-14 in Little Rock

Governor Asa Hutchinson, U.S. Travel Association President Roger Dow and Anne Madison of Brand USA headline the event Little Rock, AR, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism partners from across the state will meet at the 43rd Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism March 12-14 at the Little Rock Marriott and Statehouse Convention Center. This… Read the full press release

ITB App debuts new interactive features to help visitors plan, explore and network

New interactive features to plan the ITB visit efficiently and gain new business contacts – The ITB App is free of charge and available now for download on App Store and Google Play. BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — ITB Berlin on your smartphone or tablet: the ITB App provides users with all information… Read the full press release

UNWTO commends H.E. Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa in his efforts in preserving and promoting culture in Bahrain

At the invitation of H.E. Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and Chairperson of the Board of the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, attended the celebrations of Bahrain’s Spring of Cultures Festival, which coincided with Arab Tourism Day on February 25.  MADRID,… Read the full press release

Munich Airport launches newly redesigned website

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Contemporary design, comprehensive information, new features, and with functionality optimized for all devices: that sums up the new face of the redesigned Munich Airport website: www.munich-airport.com. The site is used by approximately 13 million visitors annually. The new website has more than 1,000 pages providing passengers, meeters… Read the full press release

Scotland’s top VisitScotland Quality Assured visitor attractions welcomed 19.2 million people in 2016

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s top VisitScotland Quality Assured visitor attractions welcomed an incredible 19.2 million people in 2016, up by over a million on the previous year. The figure, released by the Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University, covers the top twenty paid for and top fifteen free attractions which… Read the full press release

Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership (SBTP) Conference, 23rd March at the Tower Mill in Hawick

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism businesses across the Borders are being invited to attend the annual Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership (SBTP) Conference on Thursday 23rd March at the Tower Mill in Hawick. Following last year’s sell-out attendance, this year’s Conference theme is ‘Collaboration & Connectivity: Moving the Borders Forward’. The day sets… Read the full press release

Discover Clackmannanshire and VisitScotland launch new marketing campaign to attract people to explore Britain’s smallest county

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s “Wee County” is set to make a big impression on potential visitors, thanks to a new £20,000 marketing campaign supported by VisitScotland. Discover Clackmannanshire has received £10,000 from the national tourism organisation’s Growth Fund for a campaign to attract visitors on the strength of the stunning Ochil… Read the full press release

Mint Croft achieves 5 Star B&B Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxury, handcrafted organic B&B created from converted croft outhouses on Skye hasachieved the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from VisitScotland. Mint Croft, in north-west Skye, near Dunvegan, has achieved its 5 Star B&B Quality Assurance award from the national tourism organisation. Shaz and Ali Morton are crofters… Read the full press release

VisitScotland welcomes Norwegian’s new direct services from the United States to Edinburgh

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has welcomed today’s news that three new direct low-cost services from the United States to Edinburgh – starting at under £70 – will begin this summer. The national tourism organisation says the 14 weekly flights from the New York, Boston and New England areas, which will… Read the full press release