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

GoInStore to provide virtual live tours of meetings and events facilities of Marriott’s ECN convention hotels in Europe

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has today (11/29/2016) announced an exclusive relationship between its European Convention Network (ECN) and London-based technology start-up, GoInStore. Through this arrangement, meeting planners will have access to virtual live tours of meetings and events facilities of the ECN’s collection of 14 gold… Read the full press release

China had 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – GfK

Nuremberg, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — GfK’s latest analyses of the Chinese market shows that China produced 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – with retail spend of US$229 billion. This is a key milestone in China’s outbound tourism history. These statistics consolidate China’s position as one of the top global sources of tourists, in… Read the full press release

WOW air announced plans to expand its BWI Marshall flight schedule to Iceland, with connections throughout Europe

Airline Plans to Increase Low-Fare International Service to Iceland, With Connections Throughout Europe BALTIMORE, MD, 2015-1-21 — /Travel PR News/ — WOW air, the low-fare international airline that announced last year it would start service at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2015, now plans to expand its BWI Marshall flight schedule. WOW air will… Read the full press release

Thomas Cook Group and Brand USA into multimillion dollar agreement to promote the USA as the world’s leading destination for European visitors

Washington, DC, US, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thomas Cook Group and Brand USA, the destination marketing organisation for the United States of America, have today announced a major cooperative marketing agreement aimed at promoting the USA as the world’s leading destination for European visitors. The multimillion dollar agreement is the biggest media and partnership deal Brand USA… Read the full press release

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: international tourism grew by 5% in the first nine months of 2013

Madrid, Spain, 2013-12-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the first nine months of 2013, international tourism grew by 5% according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. The number of international tourist arrivals reported by destinations around the world increased by some 41 million between January and September, growing above UNWTO’s initial forecast and creating an important stimulus to… Read the full press release

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) granted anti-trust immunity to Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways joint venture

Tokyo, Japan, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has today granted anti-trust immunity to a joint business between Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways.  This paves the way for Finnair to join the existing joint business between Japan Airlines and British Airways. The agreement will allow all three airlines to cooperate… Read the full press release

Rosewood London opens marking the presence of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® brand in Europe

Heritage building transformed into stylish retreat in the heart of London London, UK, 2013-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rosewood London, the capital’s newest luxury hotel, opens today marking the presence of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® brand in Europe. Located in Holborn, one of London’s most historic locales where the City meets the West End, the hotel, with its… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor hotels across Europe, Middle East and Africa organized almost 700 activities and raised 107,000 EUR for World Childhood Foundation

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, celebrated its 10th Responsible Business Action Month in September: The group’s hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Africa organized almost 700 activities and raised 107,000 EUR for Carlson Rezidor’s charity partner World Childhood Foundation. Childhood is… Read the full press release

Iberia introduced new fare structure for domestic and European flights

It reorganises its fare structure in three fare families: Basic, Classic and Flexible New “Basic” economy fare, with lower prices, for the most price-minded customers, who only fly with hand luggage The Classic and Flexible fares will offer the current services and some additional ones Iberia’s bid for new customers in all market segments is… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) expand codeshare agreement in Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand

2013-08-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) today announce an expansion of their codeshare agreement to cover more destinations in Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Codesharing has been expanded with immediate effect to SAS-operated flights from Copenhagen to: Alesund, Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim in Norway; Gothenburg in Sweden; Aalborg, Aarhus… Read the full press release

Marriott International, Inc. launched energy saving initiatives across Europe Hotels to reduce carbon dioxide or Co2 emissions

Three New Initiatives Will Help Reduce Energy Consumption Across Europe Hotels. London, 2013-08-15— /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) has launched a number of strategic energy saving initiatives in Europe to reduce carbon dioxide or C02 emissions versus annual targets by an additional 7 percent over the next three years.  Forged in response to the company’s… Read the full press release

The JAL Group released forecast figures for the Japanese summer vacation August 9-18, 2013

TOKYO, 2013-08-02— /travelprnews.com/ — The JAL Group today announced international and domestic passenger traffic forecast for the Japanese summer vacation that stretches ten days from August 9 to August 18 this year. There are currently 266,166 passenger bookings on international JAL Group flights during this period, up 7.2% compared to previous year, while capacity increased by 6.1%…. Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car expands further in Europe by adding new franchise partners in Poland and the Czech Republic

LONDON, 2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — As part of its ongoing European expansion strategy, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has selected new franchise partners in Poland and the Czech Republic, providing greater choice and mobility to customers across all major airport and city locations in these two European markets. These agreements consolidate the company’s footprint in Central and Eastern Europe, further increasing access… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet celebrates its 40th birthday recreating the iconic journey that led to the start of the much loved travel guide

2013-06-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — To celebrate Lonely Planet’s 40th birthday, the world’s number one travel publisher has sent two writers across the world to recreate the trip that led to the start of the much loved travel guide. To mark the 40th anniversary of the pioneering first trip, writers Oliver Smith and Christa Larwood from Lonely Planet Traveller magazine are following the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to start operating between Helsinki and Tokyo on July 1st

2013-05-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines starts operating the route between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki on July 1st, 2013, with daily flights. Originally the opening of the route should be in February but it was postponed. Since July 1st, Helsinki Airport will have total of four flights a day to Japan. In addition to Japan Airlines,… Read the full press release