Travelzoo, Honeyfund contest to search for America’s best travel love story

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel deals publisher Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO) today (May 2, 2017) announced a contest searching for America’s best travel love story in partnership with Honeyfund, the popular wedding registry app. The #loveoftravel campaign will feature a contest for the best travel love story alongside expert travel tips,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club voted Best Rewards Programme for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania at FlyerTalk Awards

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club voted Best Rewards Programme for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania at FlyerTalk Awards   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ frequent flyer programme, Privilege Club, is proud to be voted the Best Rewards Programme for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania region in the sixth annual… Read the full press release

New Doha stopover package by Qatar Airways to promote and market Qatar

Qatar initiative includes free hotel stays for passengers who wish to experience the delights of Doha Free luxury hotel stays complement existing free transit visa to create a holiday-within-a-holiday for transiting passengers Qatar Airways stopover package is part of broader +Qatar tourism programme to welcome more visitors to Qatar DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

New Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® consumer cardholders to get discounted companion fare this May and June

Popular cardholder benefits now available on Virgin America-operated flights SEATTLE, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A new, limited-time promotion makes Alaska’s Famous Companion FareTM offer even sweeter for new Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® consumer cardholders this May and June. New cardholders who apply in May and June can buy one ticket and get their… Read the full press release

New Survey Shows Americans Put In A Full Day of Work At Least One Weekend A Month

Work Invades the American Weekend: New Survey Reveals Almost Seven in 10 Put in a Full Workday at Least One Weekend a Month Psychotherapist, Author and Executive Coach Jonathan Alpert Offers Tips for Taking Back Your Weekend ST. LOUIS, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — New research released today (April 26, 2017) from Enterprise Rent-A-Car reveals… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts Collaborates With Peloton To Transform Wellness Experience At Home and On The Road

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) together with Peloton, the tech company revolutionizing the fitness industry, today (04/26/2017) announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration offering hotel guests access to the new Peloton commercial-grade bike in select guest rooms and WestinWORKOUT® fitness studios throughout the… Read the full press release

Visit Midlothian and Discover Something Different and Mysterious

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A new online film, aimed at promoting Midlothian to visitors across the globe, has been launched by the national tourism organisation in partnership with Midlothian Council and Midlothian Tourism Forum. Produced by VisitScotland, in collaboration with the region’s council and tourism forum, the film showcases the number… Read the full press release

Destress and Hideaway in Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — As one of the quietest destinations in Europe, Scotland is the perfect place to enjoy some peace and calm. In fact, the recent Scotland Visitor Survey, commissioned by VisitScotland, revealed that almost a quarter of visitors’ holiday in Scotland to ‘get away from it all.’ A growing… Read the full press release

“Get Away From It All” With a Visit to Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With nearly a quarter of visitors holidaying in Scotland to ‘get away from it all’, internet sensations the Kilted Yogis were in Glasgow today (Apr 26, 2017) to show tour operators from around the world exactly why the country is the perfect place to relax. Finlay Wilson and… Read the full press release

Portree iCentre’s Refurbishment To Include Upgraded Digital Facilities

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A VisitScotland iCentre on Skye which welcomed 151,000 visitors last year is to temporarily relocate next month to allow for refurbishment to take place. Portree iCentre will be undergoing refurbishment from 2 May, to provide a fantastic new facility with opportunities for visitors, locals and businesses. During… Read the full press release

Expect A Number of Exciting Things in Tourism for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The inaugural Great Aberdeen Run and the Tour Series cycling competition are amongst a number of exciting events taking place in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire this year. The tourism season will soon be getting underway in the region once again, with a host of activities, things to see… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s 30th Birthday Celebrations Includes Hosting the Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport will accommodate the first mass cross-London flight to launch from a major airport, when it plays host to the annual Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta® in June this year. The official ballooning event of The City of London, which is being staged at the airport… Read the full press release

Perth’s City of Culture Bid Submitted in Style With Virgin Trains

Virgin service carries city delegation to London to submit bid London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth’s bid for 2021 City of Culture status was seen off in style today (Apr 27, 2017 ) by Virgin Trains. A delegation representing Scotland’s newest city boarded Virgin’s Highland Chieftain service this morning at Perth Station to take… Read the full press release

Experience The Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong With The Peninsula

Experience The Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong With The Peninsula   Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — A unique tradition with a long and colourful history, the annual Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most eagerly anticipated dates in the Hong Kong calendar. To mark this year’s festivities on 30… Read the full press release

Get access to Paris’ most popular exhibitions with The Peninsula Paris

The Peninsula Paris invites guests to discover the “Keys to Paris”- a programme offering an unparalleled selection of the City of Light’s most popular exhibitions and acclaimed artistic experiences. Paris, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Peninsula Paris has recently introduced the “Keys to Paris” – a unique offer giving guests insider access to Paris’… Read the full press release

Get Enhanced Digital Lifestyle Experiences With The World’s First Hospitality Apps by Emaar Hospitality Group

Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts, Palace Downtown and Manzil Downtown Apps tailored on their guest profiles & preferences are now live; Rove Hotels App to go live shortly Integrated with backend systems to offer management teams crucial real time data for enhancing guest experience Dubai, UAE, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In… 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

Park Inn by Radisson debuts in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey

Belgium, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, The Rezidor Hotel Group’s colorful and energetic midscale hotel brand, makes its debut in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey with the Park Inn by Radisson Samsun. The hotel is the second Park Inn by Radisson to open in Turkey this year and… 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

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

370 trade and tourism buyers will attend this year’s TRENZ in Auckland, 9 – 12 May 2017

Exciting new products will be announced at TRENZ 2017 including a world first extreme adventure activity. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A world first extreme adventure activity, operators taking visitors off the beaten track and an upscale hotel returning to Christchurch are amongst the new tourism products that will be on show… Read the full press release

Record breaking day for 101-year-old Indian athlete at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand

101-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand.  Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — 101-year-old athlete Man Kaur from India had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games… Read the full press release

New Zealand prepares for the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 supporters

New Zealand is preparing to roll out the red carpet when the Lions 2017 supporters roll into town. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With craft brews, wine and seafood, a giant haka, special trains, rugby nostalgia, fan zones and opportunities to meet the rugby legends, New Zealand is preparing to roll… Read the full press release

Millennium Park Summer Film Series announces its line-up of movies including its first Spanish-language film El Norte

Chicago, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The popular Millennium Park Summer Film Series returns, Tuesdays, June 13 through September 5, at 6:30pm. This year’s line-up kicks off with the 1980 Chicago classic The Blues Brothers, the second place finisher in last year’s audience choice vote. Highlights include: Caddyshack presented by KPMG Women’s PGA Championship;… Read the full press release

Kentucky Derby Day returns on May 6, 2017 at Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Austin, U.S.A, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Time to dust off the Derby hat and get the seersucker suit out of storage, Kentucky Derby Day is back at Four Seasons Hotel Austin. Taking place May 6, 2017 starting at 2:00 pm, the event invites revellers to watch the race in the Lobby Lounge while… Read the full press release

The brand new San Juan-based FBO will be renamed to Jet Aviation San Juan

Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation and the San Juan-based Pazos FBO, located at the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico, recently signed an FBO management agreement. The FBO will be managed by Jet Aviation and rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan. “This enables us to continue to provide the very best in… Read the full press release

Fraport AG to support Bahrain Airport Company in managing a comprehensive Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) program

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed signed an agreement with German-based Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide for the provision of support services for the new terminal being built as part of Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) Modernization Programme (AMP). The signing was… Read the full press release