Orkney Guest House Achieves Coveted Gold Award from the National Tourism Organization

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney guest house which overlooks the Bay of Eyrland and the hills of Hoy has achieved a coveted ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation. Button-Ben Guest House had already achieved a 4-star grading, but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland, representing the… Read the full press release

Non-stop Flights to Kherson Now Offered By UIA

Ukraine International Airlines launches non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Kherson. Currently, the carrier`s operates domestic flights between the capital and nine regional destinations. Ukraine, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Daily flights connecting Kiev and Kherson are operated on Embraer 145 and Embraer 190 aircraft with two-class cabin configuration – Business Class and Economy Class…. Read the full press release

New Edition of VisitEngland’s The Pink Book Launched

VisitEngland has today launched the latest version of The Pink Book, a guide designed to give English accommodation providers an overview of their legal obligations.  Britain, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its ninth edition, ‘The Pink Book: Legislation for tourist accommodation’ provides a common-sense approach to running an accommodation business – from food… Read the full press release

Injured Veterans Pushed Out of Their Comfort Zones And into the Mountains with High Fives Non-Profit Foundation Program

Olympic Valley, Calif, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Experiencing a life-altering injury in the name of duty for the United State Military comes with two forms of pain — physical and emotional. The High Fives Foundation in Truckee, California, the City of Reno Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department in Reno, Nevada, and the Adaptive… Read the full press release

Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners To Acquire Mammoth Resorts

Aspen and Denver, Colorado, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mammoth Resorts, the owner of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain, today (APRIL 12, 2017) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly formed entity controlled by affiliates of the Aspen Skiing Company,… Read the full press release

Spring Training Camps for Youth And Professional Athletes Offered in Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows offering youth spring training camps, set alongside some of the world’s best skiers and riders Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 57 feet of cumulative snowfall to date, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is primed to once again host Tahoe’s longest season, with spring operations lasting into June… Read the full press release

Belgium’s Second Park Inn By Radisson Hotel Opens in the Country’s “Capital of Taste”

Belgium’s Second Park Inn By Radisson Hotel Opens in the Country’s “Capital of Taste”   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group opens its second Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Belgium in 2017. Hasselt, the “Capital of Taste,” is home to the latest addition to the Park Inn by… Read the full press release

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend   Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The upcoming Easter weekend signals the kick-off of the holiday season at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The holiday season brings with it a peak in passenger numbers that will not decrease until well into October. Based on current… Read the full press release

Wizz Air Expands Its Operations Starting With Its Second Ukrainian Airport

THE NEW LOW-FARE ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, started today (3/04/2017) its operations from Lviv International Airport with the new low-fare route to Wroclaw in Poland. Passengers planning their holiday or a… Read the full press release

Agreement Signed by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir To Codeshare with Air France-KLM

Singapore, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and regional subsidiary SilkAir have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Air France-KLM to codeshare on each other’s flights with effect from 27 April 2017. Under the agreement, which is subject to regulatory approvals, Singapore Airlines will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Air France-operated flights… Read the full press release

GBTA Releases Study on Business Travelers Stay In Properties Unsupported By Travel Policy

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Home-sharing properties are allowed in one out of every six travel polices (17 percent), according to a new study released today by the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association. However, more than double the number of business travelers are under… Read the full press release

More than 1000 Travel Buyers Register for the GBTA Convention 2017

Buyer Registrations Coming in at Record-Setting Pace Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 13, 2017)  announced that more than 1,000 business travel buyers have registered for GBTA Convention 2017, marking the earliest in the event’s history that… Read the full press release

GBTA Convention 2017 To have General David Petraeus As Featured Speaker

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (April 11, 2017)  announced former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director and General David Petraeus (U.S. Army, Ret.) as a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15 – 19 in Boston. General… Read the full press release

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport   London, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A new arrivals lounge has been unveiled at London Heathrow Airport which will benefit both passengers and airport visitors alike. The lounge located in Terminal 4 arrivals will feature 25 luxury shower rooms, a lounge and… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Berlin’s Most Popular Square to Cater to Travelers on the Go

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Berlin’s Most Popular Square to Cater to Travelers on the Go   DENHAM, UK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the opening of Holiday Inn Express® Berlin – Alexanderplatz in Germany’s capital this Spring. With Holiday… Read the full press release

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017   Cengkareng, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — National airline Garuda Indonesia made it into the ranks of the world’s top 10 airlines in 2017 based on the rating of Travelers Choice 2017 from TripAdvisor, the world’s leading travel sites. In addition, Garuda Indonesia… Read the full press release

Delaware North’s Rebranded Hotel Scheduled to Reopen in May

Delaware North’s Rebranded Hotel Scheduled to Reopen in May   Rustic modern hotel is scheduled to reopen tot he public May 15 after completion of $6 million overhaul ESTES PARK, Colo., 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, one of the largest privately held hospitality and food service companies in the world, today (April… Read the full press release

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2017 (ATCM 2017) in conjunction with the Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo ended on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Luoyang, Henan province, China with over 500 delegates from 36 countries… Read the full press release

SAP Recognizes Aeroflot’s Pioneering Internal Audit Management in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received a special SAP Expanding Horizons award for pioneering SAP’s internal audit management system in Russia. The award was presented today (13 April 2017) at the SAP Forum Moscow 2017. Aeroflot has carried out 25% more audits since the new system was integrated. Automatisation of business… Read the full press release

China Names Aeroflot Favorite International Airline

Moscow, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017, held on 11 April in Shanghai. These prestigious awards, now in their fifth year, recognise outstanding participants in China’s tourism market, including airlines which hold Skytrax Five Star Airline status. Qatar… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule

Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A $750,000 project to apply grooves to Queenstown Airport’s runway has been completed three weeks ahead of schedule. The project was the final stage of an airfield upgrade completed by the airport last year in conjunction… Read the full press release

Acquisition of Land To Advance Development of Queenstown Airport

Acquisition of Land To Advance Development of Queenstown Airport   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport Corporation has welcomed the Environment Court’s final decision on the designation of land next to the airport in Frankton.  The designation is to enable expansion of the airport alongside and to the south of… Read the full press release

Newly Merged Tourism Brand To Focus on Building An Active, Fun, and Innovative Reputation

Newly Merged Tourism Brand To Focus on Building An Active, Fun, and Innovative Reputation   New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Adventure tourism companies Go Orange, Queenstown Rafting and Kiwi Discovery are merging to form a strong active tourism brand under the Go Orange name.  Queenstown Rafting is New Zealand’s largest white water… Read the full press release

NBAA Updates its “Climb/Descend via” Clearances Ahead of Nav Canada Changeover

NBAA Updates its “Climb/Descend via” Clearances Ahead of Nav Canada Changeover   Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — NBAA has updated its resources detailing the proper use of “climb via” (CV) and “descend via” (DV) clearances ahead of NAV Canada’s upcoming implementation of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard instrument departure (SID) and… Read the full press release

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators   Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In August 2016, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) formally implemented Part-NCC, which applies to non-commercial operators of complex aircraft based in an EU member state. However, implementation of Part-NCC has brought to light… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches London Luton route to Bydgoszcz, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launches London Luton route to Bydgoszcz, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (13 Apr) launched a new London Luton route to Bydgoszcz as part of its winter 2017 schedule, with a three times weekly service starting in… Read the full press release

Ryanair to start 5 of its new London Stansted Winter 2017 routes two months earlier due to strong demand

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (13 Apr) announced it will commence 5 of its new London Stansted Winter 2017 routes in September, two months earlier than planned, due to strong demand from UK consumers and visitors. Ryanair will operate new services between London Stansted and Aalborg… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Amsterdam

CHICAGO, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (April 13, 2017) the opening of Hyatt Regency Amsterdam, the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in The Netherlands’ dynamic capital city. Hyatt Regency Amsterdam is the third Hyatt-branded hotel in The Netherlands, joining luxury lifestyle hotel Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht and select service… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler welcomes Ali Osman as New Resort Manager

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler welcomes Ali Osman as New Resort Manager   Whistler, Canada, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler welcomes a true Four Seasons veteran to the world-class alpine resort. New Resort Manager Ali Osman has been around the world during his Four Seasons tenure, forging an… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG COO Stefan Conrad to assume the role of CEO Latin America for Flughafen Zürich AG

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chief Operating Officer of Flughafen Zürich AG, Stefan Conrad, will assume the management of the activities of Flughafen Zürich AG in Latin America as CEO. He steps down as Chief Operating Officer and member of the management board of Flughafen Zürich AG at the end of… Read the full press release