Jet Airways launches new pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’

Pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’ to help guests avoid last moment fare hikes Includes host of attractive privileges such as transferability and zero cancellation charges MUMBAI, India, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In yet another first-of-its-kind initiative in the Indian aviation space, Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced the availability of a new pre-paid… Read the full press release

Destination Canada: Lonely Planet selects Canada as number one destination for 2017

Vancouver, Canada, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for somewhere exciting to travel next year, look to Canada, Lonely Planet’s number one destination for 2017. Each year, the leading travel media company ranks destinations based on the diversity and quality of travel experiences offered. Results are published in the annual Best in Travel series…. Read the full press release

KLM expands route network from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with new flights to Belfast, Northern Ireland; Montpellier, France; Cracow, Poland and Edmonton, Canada

Starting today (May 18, 2015), KLM will fly daily to Belfast, Northern Ireland; Montpellier, France; and Cracow, Poland. Starting 19 May, KLM will operate three round trips per week between Amsterdam and Edmonton, Canada. The four new destinations signal an expansion in KLM’s route network from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association will be supporting partner of the 2nd Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC) in Vancouver, Canada from September 12 -14, 2015

BANGKOK, 2014-12-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be a supporting partner of the second Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC), The event, organised by the World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA) and Aboriginal Tourism British Columbia (AtBC), will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia from September 12 -14, 2015…. Read the full press release

EIA: DHL opens new facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Opens new facility to improve access to oil and gas market and accommodate projected business growth for the next five year EDMONTON, 2014-10-24 — /Travel PR News/ — DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, today announced the opening of a new facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  Representing a significant investment of C$2.1 million, this new facility will… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines plans to double flight frequencies to Canada following air talks between both countries’ negotiating panels

Manila, Philippines, 2014-5-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is eyeing to double its flight frequencies to Canada following the successful conclusion of air talks between negotiating panels both countries. With the Philippine government panel securing an additional seven flight frequencies per week to Canada, PAL said it will file its manifestation before… Read the full press release

Icelandair began regular scheduled service between Edmonton, Canada and Reykjavik, Iceland

Edmonton, Canada, 2014-03-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Prime Minister of Iceland celebrates start of Icelandair five-times-weekly service to Reykjavik and beyond (Edmonton) – Icelandair began regular scheduled service between Edmonton and Reykjavik today, allowing northwestern Canadians a new way to discover more than 20 destinations in Europe fast. Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister of Iceland flew to Edmonton… Read the full press release

Canada: Sunshine Village announced the opening of the internationally recognised Delirium Dive

BANFF, AB, Canada, 2014-2-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Home to some of the most extreme in-bounds terrain in North America, Sunshine Village has announced that the internationally recognised Delirium Dive will open today. The area is renowned for its challenging runs, 2,000 feet of vertical and 40 degree average pitch that tests the strength of even the most… Read the full press release

Canada: Sunshine Village Ski Resort opens the Wild West freeride zone

Alberta, Canada, 2014-2-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sunshine Village Ski Resort opened the Wild West freeride zone today. Abundant snowfall throughout the week has provided the ideal conditions to open the extreme terrain. With 79 cm (2 ft, 7 in) of snow falling on the resort this past week coupled with a solid 178 cm (5 ft, 10 in)… Read the full press release

Café Boulud and dbar at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto enter 2014 with all new menus

Toronto, Canada, 2014-1-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — Café Boulud and dbar at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto are ringing in the new year with a selection of dining experiences available throughout the month of January 2014. From all new menus to wine specials, guests are encouraged to start 2014 on a delicious note. Just as Café Boulud introduces its new Winter… Read the full press release

HMSHost’s Heineken Lounge at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) expects to reach 60,000 guest milestone this month in its first year

“Going Dutch Has a Whole New Meaning” Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2013-12-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — One year ago, global restaurateur HMSHost opened the Heineken Lounge to travellers in the new Domestic-International Passenger Lounge at Edmonton International Airport (EIA), as part of the airport’s expansion efforts. Heineken Lounge has been very popular and expects to reach the 60,000 guest milestone this… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor’s global loyalty program Club Carlson won Loyalty Campaign of the Year at 2013 Mega Awards

Vancouver, Canada, 2013-11-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor’s global loyalty program, Club Carlson, has just scooped the Loyalty Campaign of the Year at the 2013 Mega Awards, one of the hospitality industry’s highest accolades! Mega Awards reward genuine innovation in the airline & travel business, recognizing best loyalty, ancillary revenue and social media activity. Now in its… Read the full press release

VIA Rail Canada awards contracts worth $4.5M to local firms for Winnipeg Union Station renovation and LRC car components

Montréal, Quebec, 2013-10-22— /travelprnews.com/ — VIA Rail Canada (viarail.ca) announced today that it has signed agreements worth $4.5 million with locally-based Winnipeg companies for the renovation of Winnipeg Union Station as well as for components for its Light, Rapid, Comfortable (LRC) Business Class cars which are used in the Québec City – Windsor corridor. $3.5 million granted… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches service between Tokyo (Narita) and Vancouver Canada with fully revamped Boeing 767-300ERs named JAL SKY SUITE 767

Tokyo, Japan,  2013-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines announced today details of its second installment of the JAL NEW SKY PROJECT, fully revamped Boeing 767-300ERs named JAL SKY SUITE 767, which will be first introduced on flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Vancouver from December 09, 2013. The introduction of JAL SKY SUITE 767 service was initially announced… Read the full press release

Japanese regional carrier Link Airs selected Mxi Technologies for Aviation Maintenance Management

Pioneering Japanese regional carrier chooses Maintenix software as its MRO standard supporting modern ATR 72-600 aircraft Link Airs selects Mxi’s Maintenix software to act as MRO standard for Japanese start-up Maintenix to provide complete spectrum of aviation maintenance management across engineering, planning, execution and materials management Maintenix specifically chosen for its ability to support modern aircraft… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission’s first-ever Instagram FAM (familiarization) trip to Yukon was social-media smash hit

2013-08-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Instagram has stolen much of the social-media limelight, especially with its recent introduction of 15-second videos. This summer was the perfect moment for the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) to use it for the first time as the basis for a nine-day FAM (familiarization) tour that brought four top Instagrammers and a leading videographer to Yukon…. Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission rolled out “Aurora Kingdom, Canada” online campaign to position Canada as the No. 1 aurora borealis viewing destination in the world

2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — Awesome! There’s no better word to describe the aurora borealis and there are no bigger fans of this marvel of Canada’s North than Japanese travellers. To capitalize on the deep devotion of this army of cold-weather adventurers, the Japan office of the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has launched a new campaign highlighting Canada’s status as the world’s top destination… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission reports international visitor numbers to Canada soared through the one-million barrier in May 2013

2013-08-06— /travelprnews.com/ — May 2013 was a merry month for the Canadian tourism industry. More than 1.4 million international travellers paid a visit to Canada, a 4% rise on the previous year, says the latest Tourism Snapshot, hot off the cyber presses from the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)’s Research department. Some other key stats: Americans displayed a renewed thirst for Canadian adventures,… Read the full press release

The Canadian Tourism Commission’s research department released essential Canada travel facts and figures for 2012

2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ongoing economic troubles in many countries left a global travel market still rather shaky on its legs in 2012. Yet there are signs of steady recovery in many markets, making the outlook for 2013 better than a glass half full. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)’s Research department has dug deep into the statistics to assemble the Tourism… Read the full press release

VIA Rail’s long-haul train the Ocean now equipped with Wi-Fi on board

Montréal, 2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — As of June 15, VIA Rail’s long-haul train the Ocean has been equipped with the same Wi-Fi available to passengers on the Québec City – Windsor corridor. Available across more than 98% of the route between Montréal and Halifax, the new Wi-Fi connection allows passengers to remain virtually linked to work, friends and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan and Club Premier Aeroméxico members can now earn and redeem miles on both airlines

SEATTLE, 2013-07-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can now earn miles flying on Aeroméxico, Mexico’s global airline, which serves 80 destinations throughout Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and Asia. Miles flown on Aeroméxico will count toward qualification in Alaska’s Mileage Plan MVP elite-level program. Club Premier Aeroméxico travelers… Read the full press release

Canada taps into high-end Asian markets

2013-06-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — CTC puts consumers in the lap of luxury at ILTM Asia in China, tempts them with Canada’s wonderful nature at HanaTour’s travel show in South Korea. Canada was a glamorous debutante at ILTM Asia (International Luxury Travel Market) in China June 3-6. The market has a global reputation for bringing together sellers of high-end luxury travel… Read the full press release

Storyboards, a fresh business blog and Facebook contests make the headlines in this latest round-up from across Canada

2013-05-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — There’s no sting in the tail in the Canadian travel social-media stories that flow through cyberspace. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has plenty of tales of its own for international audiences but is happier sharing the authentic and unique experiences of other travellers on social media. If you know a Canadian tourism business or… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission merges its three consumer websites

New website fuelled by inspiration and information for travellers from around the world. 2013-05-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Simplicity is just bliss. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has brought together its three consumer websites (Canada.travel, keepexploring.ca and explorecanadalikealocal.com) to create a single inspiring and user-friendly site for travellers of every stripe. The new merged website will help travellers to the what,… Read the full press release

PATA Youth Forum: Smart Businesses Are Embracing the Youth Travel Segment

Bangkok, 2013-04-25— /travelprnews.com/ — Next Gen travel industry professionals shared their forthright views with over 150 travel industry students and young professionals at the PATA Youth Forum on April 25 at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Interactive sessions debated on how new generations are finding, searching and connecting to travel and tourism industry now and in the… Read the full press release

COUNTRY LEAGUE TABLE REVEALS NEW RECORDS FROM 2012 VISITORS

2013-04-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Detailed market by market figures released today(1) show the increasing popularity of Britain from emerging tourism powerhouse China, a French inbound market which is stronger than ever and record spend figures from Australia, Canada and the UAE. In the year London hosted its third Olympics, Britain achieved solid overall results with a record… Read the full press release