Earn miles while asleep in a hotel bed now made possible through Lufthansa and Booking.com partnership

Lufthansa customers can now earn miles when they book a place to stay via LH.com as part of the Lufthansa Group’s partnership with Booking.com FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — It has never been so easy to earn miles: while you are peacefully asleep in a hotel bed, your Miles account balance increases… Read the full press release

Economy hotels leader in Europe B&B Hotels Group selects Vertical Booking CRS solution for integrated hotel online distribution

ITALY, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — B&B Hotels Group, one of the main independent chains of economy hotels in Europe, a brand renowned for the quality of its smooth, efficient and cozy stays, has selected the Vertical Booking CRS solution for enterprise wide, integrated hotel online distribution. With approximately 400 hotels across France, Germany, Italy,… 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

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

Traveldoo® synchronizes Online Booking Tool information and integrates Uber in new mobile app

London, UK, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and Expense provider Traveldoo® has launched a new mobile app, synchronizing all information from the Online Booking Tool (OBT) and integrating Uber for business technology. Using scientific research and technology from the Expedia group, Traveldoo has developed a leading edge app for the business traveller, delivering the… Read the full press release

Traveldoo® launches new Traveldoo Connect offer to enable TMCs to propose expense management, packaged with their own services

PARIS, France, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveldoo®, the travel and expense technology company of the Expedia group (NASDAQ: EXPE), announces a bold move to foster innovation and open partnerships in business travel. The company today unveiled: Traveldoo Connect, a new open technology platform, allowing travel management companies (TMCs) to integrate expense management, packaged together… Read the full press release

Travelport supports Emirates’ ongoing customer experience enhancements

Roll out uses Travelport’s merchandising technology to support Emirates’ ongoing customer experience enhancements to connect travelers to a world of travel choice Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Emirates have today announced the ability to select and pay for seats in advance according to the… Read the full press release

Travelport announces new, long-term renewal agreement with Enterprise Holdings

Travelport travel agents can connect to increased B2B car rental choices around the world Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced a new, long-term renewal agreement with Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental company, as measured by fleet  and revenue. Enterprise Holdings owns the Enterprise… Read the full press release

Travelport becomes hutchgo.com’s preferred technology partner in Asia and the United Kingdom

Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and hutchgo.com, one of the biggest Online Travel Agencies (OTA) in Asia and wholly owned by Hutchison Travel Limited (formerly known as Hutchison-Priceline), today jointly announce a new, expanded agreement.  The new agreement sees Travelport become hutchgo.com’s preferred technology partner in key… Read the full press release

Travelport Hotelzon upgrades its hotel booking app with new features and additional content

Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News — Travelport Hotelzon, a leading hotel distribution technology provider for the B2B travel industry, has upgraded its hotel booking app with the addition of numerous new features and additional content.  Designed to meet the increasing consumer-driven demands of the ever-connected corporate traveler, the updated mobile app version of the popular… Read the full press release

Qantas launches Qantas Concierge, a Facebook Messenger chat bot to give customers faster responses

SYDNEY, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (9TH FEBRUARY 2017) launched Qantas Concierge, a Facebook Messenger bot that gives customers personalised travel inspiration. The launch of the bot is part of Qantas’ strategy to give customers faster responses and more relevant information through easily accessible channels. Kristin Carlos, Qantas Head of Digital and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways rolls out innovative features to its mobile functionality

Passengers can now track baggage, manage their booking and manage stages of their journey through “My Trips” and relevant push notification DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In keeping up with passenger need for continuous engagement during their pre- and post-flight experience at their fingertips, Qatar Airways has rolled out innovative features to its… Read the full press release

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows operate new terrain following 25 inches of new snow

Roundhouse Express & Meadow Chair open at Alpine Meadows 2016-17 Tahoe Super Pass prices will increase up to $120 and the Bronze Pass will no longer be available after November 29 Upcoming events include It’s Mountain Time World Cup season kickoff December 3 and Warren Miller’s Here, There & Everywhere December 10 with special performance… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ digital membership card provides its Privilege Club member with more convenient way to redeem Qmiles

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has officially launched digital membership card for its Privilege Club members, providing them with a more convenient option to redeem Qmiles when travelling across the airline’s global network. Available to all Privilege Club membership tiers – Burgundy, Silver, Gold and Platinum – the new digital… Read the full press release

TravelClick’s November 2016 North American Hospitality Review: group travel leads the way for the first quarter of 2017

Slowing Transient Reservation Pace Continues into November NEW YORK, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Committed occupancy* and average daily rates (ADR) for the first quarter of 2017 are showing major signs of growth with group travel leading the way despite the continuing lag in transient booking pace in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches ‘Cyber Week’, its biggest ever promotion

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (21 Nov) launched ‘Cyber Week’, its biggest ever promotion, offering 8 days of fantastic sales on the Ryanair.com website and Ryanair app. Kicking off today with a huge New Year sale, Ryanair has put 250,000 seats on sale from €9.99 on over 400 routes,… Read the full press release

Expedia.com® unveils its two biggest sales of the year: Black Friday, November 25, and Cyber Monday, November 28

Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort   Dream Trip to the Maldives and Holiday Savings of up to 90% off Paris, Cancun and other desirable destinations BELLEVUE, Wash., 2016-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 10, 2016), Expedia.com® kicks off the holiday shopping season sharing details about its two biggest sales of the year: Black Friday, November… Read the full press release

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system   Alexandria, VA, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today marks the one-year anniversary of operations for a proven and successful system that helps airports manage transportation network companies’ (TNC) operations and revenue at their… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Apple Pay to its app

LONDON, 2016-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers on the move with an iPhone can now pay for their British Airways flights using Apple Pay through the airline’s hugely popular app. Apple Pay automatically stores any payment card details to make it quicker and easier than ever to pay for flights with just a swipe… Read the full press release

Travelfusion becomes the first IT service provider to adopt British Airways’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme

Travelfusion becomes the first IT service provider to adopt British Airways’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme   LONDON, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelfusion is to become the first IT service provider to launch a site following British Airways opening up its data to IT developers as part of its New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme…. Read the full press release

Massport introduces simplified and improved free Wi-Fi service at Logan International Airport

BOSTON, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As Logan International Airport continues to experience record-breaking volume, the Massport Board of Directors voted yesterday to authorize a pilot program with Boingo, which will simplify and improve Logan’s free Wi-Fi program for the millions of passengers which connect each year. Beginning in late October, customers in Terminal… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental launches new advertising campaign highlighting its mobile app

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental today ( October 10, 2016) launched a new advertising campaign which highlights the Company’s transformational mobile app in vignettes that show off its innovative features. The first spot, called “Jet-Setter,” features a businesswoman on an airplane who utilizes the Avis mobile app to accommodate her… Read the full press release

Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot brings Apple Pay to its customers

Moscow, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot, Russian flagship carrier, today (06 October 2016) brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Aeroflot website payment page will feature Apple Pay as a new way to pay for the airline’s services…. Read the full press release

Hilton HHonors app launches new Fun Finder feature that shares resort information and special offers

MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Imagine you’re honeymooning at a Hilton when you learn via your smartphone that there’s a discounted couples massage appointment open in thirty minutes. Or, say you’re vacationing with family and receive a schedule of the day’s children’s activities on your phone with directions to get there, along with… Read the full press release

TAP clients now can access their boarding cards through Google Now

Lisbon, Portugal, 2016-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Android users now have this function in their diary This feature is yet another step forward in the development of services TAP offers its clients through their mobile devices. The company has free iOS and Android apps for smartphones and tablets with which it is possible – among… Read the full press release

SAS Labs partners with Samsung to give travelers access to SAS app and Smart Pass via Samsung’s Gear S2 smart watch

SAS is continuing its focus on innovations, digitalization and producing new, smart solutions that make traveling easier. In yet another step in the evolution of portable technology, SAS’s innovation division, SAS Labs, has teamed up with Samsung to develop a solution that gives travelers access to the SAS app and Smart Pass via Samsung’s Gear… Read the full press release

Access cheapest tickets across the UK rail network with South West Trains new mobile app and website

Multi-million pound investment makes rail travel easier for passengers Powerful rail booking engine first to be created by a train operator New system finds cheapest fares for quickest, most direct journeys Customers and rail employees help design new digital tools Part of £11million overall digital investment strategy by Stagecoach Group Perth, Scotland, 2016-Jun-07 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Guest mobile app launched by Oakwood Worldwide for guests in the United States

LOS ANGELES, 2016-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, announced the launch of its guest mobile app. The app is currently available for Oakwood Worldwide guests currently staying, or with reservations for a stay, in the United States. The Oakwood Worldwide® Guest Mobile App… Read the full press release

RCI redesigns its app to allow travelers to search for vacations the way they want

Latest edition of the RCI® member app includes ways to search for vacations by experience type, making the exploration process fun and efficient for members HOLLYWOOD, FLA., 2016-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — With travelers placing increased focus on experiential travel, RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, has redesigned its app to allow travelers to… Read the full press release