Travelport appoints Dieter Rumpel to lead its business in Germany and Switzerland

Langley, U.K., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced that Dieter Rumpel will now lead the company’s business in Germany and Switzerland. Formerly Country Manager, responsible for Travelport’s Agency Commerce business in Switzerland, Dieter will now lead the company’s business in both Germany and Switzerland. Dieter reports into… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route from Kosice in Slovakia to Cologne, in Germany

WITH A NEW LONG-AWAITED ROUTE TO COLOGNE BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new route from Kosice to Cologne, in Germany. The new service will commence on 25 June, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, on Thursdays and Sundays,… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the signing of eight new hotels within the Holiday Inn® brand family in Germany

Announcement, made at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), follows the news that IHG achieved record signings in 2016 and now has more than 100 hotels either in the pipeline or in operation in the market DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today… Read the full press release

TAP launches flights to Cologne, Germany beginning July 15, 2017

Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Company reinforces its positioning in Europe with new route launched in Germany As from now on, it is already possible for TAP customers to book flights to Cologne, Germany, the new destination to be inaugurated next Summer, to where TAP will fly twice a day, beginning on… Read the full press release

Travelport announces agreement with BTU one of the largest business travel management provider in Austria and Germany

Langley, U.K., 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, has today (29 November 2016) announced a new agreement with Business Travel Unlimited (BTU), one of the largest providers of business travel, incentive and group travel, and leisure travel in Austria and Germany. It operates in 10 locations, has more than… Read the full press release

British Airways adds more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport

British Airways adds more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport   LONDON, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is providing more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport this winter with bigger aircraft and additional flights. Services to Hamburg and Dusseldorf will operate on the 76-seat Embraer… Read the full press release

VisitBritain and Expedia launch multi-million pound partnership to market Britain in France, Germany and the US

LONDON, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — According to VisitBritain, this partnership is targeted to deliver over £135 million of additional visitor spend to the UK economy over the three years. The first phase of the partnership gets underway with  the launch of a six-month digital marketing campaign across the three markets including online, social and… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to operate new services from Tuzla to Cologne, Friedrichshafen and Nuremberg in Germany, Bratislava in Slovakia and Växjö in Sweden

SECOND BASED A320 AIRCRAFT IN TUZLA, SIX NEW ROUTES FROM MARCH 2017 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today that it will base a second Airbus A320 aircraft at its Tuzla base. From March 2017 the airline will operate five new services… Read the full press release

Emirates returns to the world’s leading travel trade fair at ITB Berlin

Airline a mainstay at ITB for almost 20 years   BERLIN, Germany, 2014-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, recently named the most valuable global airline brand, returns to the world’s leading travel trade fair at ITB Berlin, once again signaling its commitment to the European travel and aviation market with its largest trade show presence outside of… Read the full press release

UNWTO released its program and activities planned for the ITB Travel Trade Show 2014 in Berlin, Germany, 5-9 March

MADRID, Spain, 2014-2-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The launch of an international campaign against trafficking, the 4th Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting dedicated this year to visa facilitation and the meeting of World Tourism Network on Child Protection, are among UNWTO’s activities during the ITB Travel Trade Show 2014 (Berlin, Germany, 5-9 March, 2014). 4th Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting on Visa Facilitation… Read the full press release

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) and the Alpine Tourist Commission (ATC) expand their cooperation in 2014

New York, NY, US, 2014-2-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) and the Alpine Tourist Commission (ATC) are further expanding their cooperation in 2014. Under the umbrella of ATC, the national tourist boards of Germany, Austria and Switzerland have joined forces to market the Alpine region as a year-round destination for US travelers. They will emphasize the destination’s… Read the full press release

London City Airport survey found average UK person visited seven countries in their life

London, UK, 2014-1-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — A survey of 2,000 people for London City Airport has found that the average person in the UK has visited seven countries in their life. The research, published today, found that almost one third (31%) of Brits have visited 10 or more countries, with one globetrotter claiming an impressive tally of… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group opened Hotel Indigo® Düsseldorf – Victoriaplatz under franchise agreement with LFPI Hotels Management Germany GmbH

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is thrilled to announce that it has opened Hotel Indigo® Düsseldorf – Victoriaplatz at the centre of this fashion-forward German city, renowned for its style credentials. Hotel Indigo Düsseldorf-Victoriaplatz will operate under a franchise agreement with LFPI Hotels Management Germany… Read the full press release

airberlin to fly 17 times a week from Germany to Israel from summer 2014

Berlin, Germany, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — From April 2014, airberlin is expanding its flight schedule from Germany to Israel by five flights a week, so it will then be flying to Tel Aviv a total of 17 times a week from Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich and Vienna. “Since we first started flying to Tel Aviv in 2009, we… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group announced it signed six multi-development franchise agreements in Germany

Denham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, 2013-10-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has concluded a multi-development franchise agreement with Bierwirth & Kluth Hotelmanagement GmbH to develop five hotels across Germany. The first hotel under the agreement – Holiday Inn Hamburg – City Nord – has already been signed. This is… Read the full press release

The Global Business Travel Association released its latest GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Western Europe report

BUSINESS TRAVEL SPENDING SET TO GROW 3.4% IN 2014  London, UK, 2013-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, announces the results of its latest GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Western Europe report, a semi-annual analysis of the five most critical business travel markets in Europe: Germany,… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Hotel Berlin honored with World Travel Award as Germany‘s Leading Business Hotel 2013

2013-09-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Top marks for meeting and event facilities, comfort and service: The Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin has received the World Travel Award as Germany’s Leading Business Hotel 2013. It was the second consecutive year that the prestigious award of the international travel and tourism industry went to the first-class property, located in the… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s fundraising campaign for SOS Children’s Villages marks 25th anniversary of its first property in Germany the Hamburg Marriott Hotel

LONDON, 2013-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — On 17 October, 2013, Marriott International celebrates the 25th anniversary of its first property in Germany, the Hamburg Marriott Hotel.  To mark the occasion, Marriott is launching “Lend a Hand,” a fundraising campaign across 31 hotels in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to support disadvantaged youth in Europe.  Over five weeks, from… Read the full press release

Asia’s leading hotel booking site Agoda.com features top hotels for Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

2013-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is getting ready to lift a glass in celebration of the world’s largest fair – the yearly celebration of Oktoberfest, held for 16 days every October in Munich, Germany. This year the festival will be held from September 21… Read the full press release

Star Alliance Navigator iPad app won the prestigious Communication Design 2013 competition Red Dot Award

FRANKFURT, Germany, 2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — The Star Alliance Navigator app for the iPad has received the prestigious Red Dot at the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013 competition, one of the largest and most acclaimed international design contests. The judges based their decision on the fact that the Navigator app for the iPad sets a new industry… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor announces its newly built Radisson Blu Hotel Mannheim in Germany scheduled to open in 2016

2013-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel Mannheim in Germany. The new built property featuring 225 keys is scheduled to open in 2016. Radisson Blu is Europe’s largest upper upscale brand and offers first class, full service hotels with contemporary architecture and design, innovative… Read the full press release

British Airways to start flights from London City Airport to Dusseldorf this autumn

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is starting services from London City Airport to Dusseldorf, the international business and financial centre of Germany, this autumn. Flights will launch on September 1 with three well timed services a day, making it possible to do a full day’s business in either city. They will be operated by a… Read the full press release