Norwegian to further expand in Edinburgh Airport in 2017; starts recruitment of new crew and pilots

Airline advertises for new crew and pilots to join its growing Edinburgh operation New aircraft and new routes planned for 2017 including transatlantic flights from Edinburgh Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian has announced it will be creating more than 130 crew and pilot jobs in Scotland as it prepares… Read the full press release

Australia-based Fly365.com the first OTA in Asia-Pacific region to implement Travelport Rich Content & Branding

Langley, U.K, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, today (15 November 2016) announces Australia-based Fly365.com as the first online travel agent (OTA) in the Asia-Pacific region to implement its innovative merchandising technology, Travelport Rich Content & Branding. With Rich Content & Branding, Fly365.com now offers its customers direct… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces three new initiatives for agents in the UK & Ireland

United Kingdom, 2016-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA has announced three new initiatives specifically for the travel trade, including a USA Discovery Programme incentive for agents in the UK & Ireland, a new global .com site, and plans for an online USA Tool Kit. The incentive has been launched on the UK version of… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International announces new global agreement with Ctrip, the largest online travel agency in China

Hotel company enhances Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites amenities to accommodate increase in inbound Chinese tourists ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced today a new global agreement with Ctrip, the largest online travel agency in China. In addition, Choice… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines and ATP Flight School promote airline pilot career through its Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines (“ExpressJet”) and ATP Flight School (“ATP”) today (October 17, 2016) announced a Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement, which promotes the airline pilot career by making it more financially obtainable and providing a direct path to become a pilot at ExpressJet. Per the agreement, graduates of ATP’s Career Pilot… Read the full press release

AAAE’s Airport Innovation Accelerator selects Miami International Airport to receive the inaugural Airport Innovation Award

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Innovation Accelerator – established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation bringing together airports with corporate leaders, start-ups, regulators, airlines and key aviation stakeholders to drive creative approaches and build airports of the future – has selected Miami International… Read the full press release

Oman Air appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent to the Greek market

Oman Air appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent to the Greek market   Muscat, Oman, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent (GSA) to the Greek market. The event was celebrated in a reception atop historic Lycabettus… Read the full press release

TravelClick wins 29 awards and the “Top Agency” award at the Web Marketing Association’s 2016 WebAwards

TravelClick Connects Global Hoteliers to Guests through Best-in-Class Web Solutions NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The creative designers at TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, received the “Top Agency” award at the Web Marketing Association’s 2016 WebAwards, an honor that’s reserved for interactive firms with consistently… 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

CLIA opens 2017 Travel Agency Membership program enrollment

Washington, DC, 2016-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has opened enrollment for its 2017 Travel Agency Membership program. CLIA Membership raises the professional credibility and reputation within the leisure travel industry and is designed to help members increase their industry knowledge, network and profitability. This year, CLIA updated and expanded its… Read the full press release

Amadeus announces long-term partnership renewal with easyJet

Agreement gives Amadeus-connected travel agencies continued access to easyJet’s range of content through the Amadeus system to drive business bookings MADRID, SPAIN, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, and Amadeus (IBEX:AMS.MC), a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, today announce the renewal of a long-term partnership, giving… Read the full press release

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

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

Travelport and CEE Travel Systems partner with STUDENT AGENCY to serve domestic and international travellers in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Langley, UK, 2016-1-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced a new multi-year agreement between its local distributor, CEE Travel Systems and STUDENT AGENCY, the Czech Republic’s largest full-service travel agency and online travel service provider. The new agreement will see the two companies continue to work together in… Read the full press release

Small Luxury Hotels of the World celebrates its 25th anniversary with the launch of travel agent recognition programme

LONDON, 2015-12-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), the champion of small, luxury, independent hotels, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of a travel agent recognition programme – Small Luxury Heroes. The launch includes a kick off incentive that will enter all agents who register for the… Read the full press release

Sunwing launches vacation packages to Gansevoort Dominican Republic for the coming winter season

TORONTO, ON, 2015-11-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is now offering the luxurious Gansevoort Dominican Republic exclusively for this coming winter season.  Officially opened just last winter, the stunning, modern boutique hotel has already earned a number of accolades. Named one of the best places to travel in 2015 by Travel + Leisure it was… Read the full press release

Caribbean Airlines and Guyana Tourism Authority host media familiarization trip for U.S. based journalists

PORT OF SPAIN, 2015-11-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean Airlines is the official airline partner for a five-day media familiarization trip being hosted by the Guyana Tourism Authority for a group of U.S. based journalists. The purpose of the media trip is to expose Guyana’s undiscovered gems and vast natural attractions to American nature-lovers,… Read the full press release

Travelport launches new demo site to showcase its Universal API capabilities allowing travel agencies and developers to ‘try before they buy’

Travelport inspires and empowers travel agencies and developers to ‘try before they buy’  Langley, UK, 2015-11-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, recently launched an innovative new demonstration site to showcase its Universal API capabilities. The tool allows both commercial decision makers within travel agencies and developers to fully explore… Read the full press release

AERTiCKET warnt Reisebüros vor Nutzung der Airline Webseite ‚lhgroup-agent‘: „Reisebüros werden unfreiwillig zum Affiliate Partner von Lufthansa gemacht!“

BERLIN, Germany, 2015-8-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Die Lufthansa Group wird trotz zahlreicher Proteste aus der Branche zum 01.09.2015 die angekündigte Distribution Cost Charge (DCC) weltweit verbindlich einführen. Gemeinsam mit der gesamten Reisebranche haben auch wir energisch gegen das Vorgehen von Lufthansa protestiert und zum Ausdruck gebracht, dass diese Mehrbelastung für uns und unsere… Read the full press release

Travelport renews contracts with six of its agency partners in Singapore and Malaysia

Singapore & Malaysia, 2015-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry, announces the successful contract renewal of six of its agency partners in Singapore and Malaysia. Travelport attributes its success at customer retention to its focus… 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

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

London-based independent travel agent Lee’s Travel adds Dolphin selling and product management modules to existing back-office technology

LONDON, 2015-6-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading independent travel agent adds Dolphin selling and product management modules to existing back-office technology. London-based independent travel agent Lee’s Travel has undertaken further investment in its Dolphin technology platform. The independent global consolidator, celebrating over 40 years in the industry, will use the extended platform to sell… Read the full press release

Travelport announces that the Ingresso Entertainment Tickets plugin is now accessible to travel agents via Travelport Smartpoint

New app provided by the Ingresso Group represents new revenue opportunities for agents Langley, UK, 2015-5-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $8 trillion global travel and tourism industry, has announced that the Ingresso Entertainment Tickets plugin is now accessible… 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

Travel agencies can now book Bidvest Car Rental through Travelport Smartpoint

Travelport becomes the first to be able to offer Bidvest Car Rental content to its travel agency customers Johannesburg, South Africa, 2015-2-27 — /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 has today announced a new long… Read the full press release