easyJet marks 50 million passengers to and from Belfast International Airport

easyJet marks 50 million passengers to and from Belfast International Airport   LUTON, UK, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (02 MAY 2017) celebrated carrying 50m passengers from Belfast Airport. easyJet launched services from Belfast in 1998 and since introducing their first flight to London Luton has remained committed to… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport: Aberdeen passengers will now be able to travel direct to Riga and Faro

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport started May with the launch of two new destinations ahead of the summer season. The airport today (2nd May), launched its third and fourth new routes of the year which will now see Aberdeen passengers able to travel direct to Riga and Faro. Low-cost… Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Committed To Fighting Hunger in France With GFN and French Federation of Food Banks Collaboration

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, en collaboration avec The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) et la Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires, s’engage dans la lutte contre la faim en France (Français) Paris, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Dans le cadre d’un programme de 60 million de dollars initié par la Fondation Enterprise Rent-A-Car pour lutter contre la faim… Read the full press release

St. Regis Amplifies Presence In Mexico With Property Development Plans in Los Cabos

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), today (04/26/2017) announced it will amplify its presence in Mexico with the signing of a 120-room hotel and 60 residences in Los Cabos, one of Mexico’s fastest-growing luxury destinations. Expected to open in early 2021, The St…. Read the full press release

Poll for Scotland’s Best Golf Holes Include St. Andrews, Royal Troon and Cruden Bay

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world-class courses. The poll, undertaken by VisitScotland, set out to discover which golf… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Claims Top Prize in Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017

Shannon Airport Claims Top Prize in Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017   Ireland, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport became an aviation king of Europe overnight as it claimed a prestigious Routes Europe 2017 award held at the Titanic, Belfast. The award winners are selected for their outstanding achievements in airport marketing, with… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Midfield Terminal Reports Impressive Results on Its First Year

Munich Airport’s Midfield Terminal Reports Impressive Results on Its First Year   Munich Airport and Lufthansa report excellent first-year results COLOGNE Germany, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport’s midfield terminal is celebrating a birthday: On Wednesday the Terminal 2 satellite building will be one year old. The results to date are impressive: In… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains Helps Open New Alehouse to Attract Doncaster Customers

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has helped open an alehouse at Doncaster station which has seen a disused Victorian buffet room transformed into a stunning new customer attraction. Russ Thompson’s passion for the history and heritage of his home town has combined with his love of real ale and an opportunity… Read the full press release

Cycling Fans Can Watch Tour De Yorkshire With Virgin Trains’ Extra Service

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains will run an additional train from London to take cycling fans to Harrogate on Saturday (29 April) to see the Tour de Yorkshire. The prestigious annual cycle race will hold its second stage from Tadcaster to Harrogate on Saturday afternoon, with the one-day Asda Women’s Tour… Read the full press release

Heathrow Makes A Major Push to Support More Offsite Construction in the UK

Heathrow Makes A Major Push to Support More Offsite Construction in the UK   Heathrow to use £16bn expansion to push growth in off-site construction in UK In a first for a major infrastructure project, Heathrow invites communities across Britain to showcase why their area should host one of four new off-site logistics hubs New… Read the full press release

Emaar Hospitality Group Marks Its 10th Year with 26 Upcoming Projects

Emaar Hospitality Group, which marks its tenth year in operation, now has 26 upcoming projects Showcases its portfolio of 10 operational hotels and three serviced residences, and other new properties at the premier travel, tourism and hospitality event Dubai, UAE, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of… Read the full press release

Emaar Hospitality Group’s New Management Agreements Create Mutually Beneficial Opportunities for Owners and Operators

Emaar Hospitality Group becomes the first international hotel operating company to offer incentive-fee-only management agreements, creating mutually beneficial opportunities for owners and operators The new contractual model removes the customary base management fee and links the operator’s fee earnings exclusively to generated profit rather than revenue Dubai, UAE, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emaar Hospitality… Read the full press release

Travelport Worldwide Limited will host its 2017 Investor Day on May 23 at the New York Stock Exchange

Langley, U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE: TVPT) will host its 2017 Investor Day on Tuesday, May 23 at the New York Stock Exchange, 11 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, where it will provide an update on its corporate strategy, operations and targets. Seating is limited and advance registration is… Read the full press release

Nesma Airlines’ full content will now be available to over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies in over 180 countries

Langley U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement. Nesma Airlines is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt and is a member of the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Group. Nesma Airlines operates scheduled domestic flights… Read the full press release

The third series of Qantas’ Feels Like Home brand campaign will premiere on 30 April, 2017

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will premiere the third series of its Feels Like Home brand campaign this Sunday, 30 April. Filmed in Perth and London, the third series highlights Qantas’ history-making route between the two cities – which goes on sale today ahead of the first flights in March 2018. The… Read the full press release

Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route goes on sale

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Australians can now book non-stop flights* from Australia to Europe for the first time, with tickets for Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route going on sale today. Daily flights on the history-making route begin on 24 March 2018 and form part of a new Melbourne-Perth-London return service. The services will… Read the full press release

English footballer Bobby Moore OBE will become Norwegian’s latest British tail fin hero

As part of the Bobby Moore Fund’s Football Shirt Friday, English footballer announced as the latest tail fin hero to appear on Norwegian’s aircraft Fornebu, Norway, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has announced that iconic English footballer Bobby Moore OBE will become its latest British tail fin hero to appear on the airline’s… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward members can now earn points for shopping online at nearly 1,000 UK retailers

First low-cost airline loyalty scheme in UK to launch eShop for points earning New eShop features almost 1,000 popular UK retailers where members earn points Competition launched offering the chance to win £1,000 worth of points Fornebu, Norway, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian’s loyalty programme, Norwegian Reward, is continuing its UK… Read the full press release

The BOMBARDIER TRAXX Last Mile Locomotive delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators

Innovative Last Mile function delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators Montreal, Canada, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The BOMBARDIER TRAXX AC Last Mile Locomotive has proven extremely successful in commercial use, primarily due to its flexibility and energy efficiency. These advantages are, in large part, due to the TRAXX locomotive’s Last… Read the full press release

Bombardier: Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. leases two Q400 to Jambojet of Kenya

Ilyushin Finance leases two aircraft to a subsidiary of Kenya Airways Montreal, Canada, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirms that Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) has converted an option on one Q400 aircraft to a firm order. The Moscow-based leasing company, now with two Q400 on firm order, has successfully concluded a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea General Manager Jean Claude Wietzel promoted to Regional Vice President

Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Jean Claude Wietzel, General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, has been promoted to Regional Vice President, effective April 3, 2017.  He will continue as General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Maui, and his regional responsibilities include Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and Four Seasons Resort… Read the full press release

Eleonora Tarzibachi appointed Head of Brand Development and Management for Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, appointed Eleonora Tarzibachi as Head of Brand Development and Management of its Ascend Hotel Collection, the industry’s first and largest global, soft brand collection of independent unique, boutique and historic hotels and resorts. Tarzibachi, who previously… Read the full press release

UNWTO High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, has recently hosted the 59th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa. Held between 18-21 April, the Commission included a High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa, where regional representatives debated the potential that the sector brings to the continent.  MADRID, Spain, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Earth Day at San Francisco International Airport (SFO): Environmental leadership is part of our DNA at SFO

“Green Screen” campaign invites public to view and vote on sustainability videos created by staff SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is celebrating Earth Day with a first-ever video contest featuring content created by airport employees to tell stories of how SFO strives to be more environmentally… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways starts third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar

Qatar Airways starts third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar   Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced that commencing 7 May 2017, the airline will operate a third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar. Bali has long been a… Read the full press release

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017: Qatar Airways named “Airline with the Best Business Class” and “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew”

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017: Qatar Airways named “Airline with the Best Business Class” and “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew”   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named the “Airline with the Best Business Class”, and the “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew” at the prestigious Business… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel”

Qatar Airways named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel”   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel” and was named runner-up for the title of “Best Overall International Airline.” These latest awards… Read the full press release

Brand Finance named Aeroflot the strongest brand in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named the strongest brand in Russia by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy, which earlier this year named Aeroflot the world’s strongest airline brand. Both awards were presented to Vitaly Saveliev, CEO of Aeroflot, at a ceremony in London… Read the full press release

GBTA announces new panel of industry executive leaders at GBTA Conference 2017 Toronto

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 18, 2017) announced a new panel to be featured on Centre Stage at GBTA Conference 2017 Toronto, May 23 – 25: Innovation Leaders of Today. The Wednesday morning panel will feature… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris   TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) have agreed to launch a private jet service that will provide airline passengers flying from Tokyo to Paris with seamless interconnection to onward destinations in… Read the full press release