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

International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted four priorities in the Middle East and North Africa

Casablanca, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted four priorities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) which must be addressed for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits. These are: Sufficient and affordable infrastructure capacity (including air traffic management), aligned with user needs Curbing the spate of… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotel Group appoints Patrick Divall as Regional VP, Western Europe and Ignace Bauwens as Regional VP, Middle East and Africa

New Regional Vice Presidents for Western Europe and Middle East, Africa Offer More than 60 Years of Combined Hotel Industry Expertise LONDON, UK, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with nearly 8,000 hotels across a portfolio of 16 iconic brands, today (22 November 2016) announced two new appointments… Read the full press release

Matthew Powell appointed Managing Director for Travelport in the Middle East and South Asia

Matthew Powell appointed Managing Director for Travelport in the Middle East and South Asia   Langley, U.K, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced the appointment of Matthew Powell to the role of Managing Director in the Middle East and South Asia. Matthew’s Travelport career spans… Read the full press release

ITB World Travel Trends Report: Middle East is world’s fastest-growing outbound travel market

Middle East is world’s fastest-growing outbound travel market – Young well-off Arabian travellers go on long expensive trips, ITB World Travel Trends Report finds – Latest surveys by the IPK World Travel Monitor® published exclusively by ITB Berlin BERLIN, 2015-12-8 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arabian outbound travel market is growing into a lucrative… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways starts non-stop flights between the Middle East and Miami, Florida

Five Star Airline Launches 6th US Destination First Non-Stop Service from Middle East to Florida, USA Miami Route Takes Qatar Airways’ Network Up to 142 Destinations Worldwide MIAMI, FL, 2014-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ maiden voyage to Miami International Airport (MIA) touched down yesterday, commencing service to the airline’s sixth US gateway. The service… Read the full press release

InterContinental Dubai Marina welcomes celebrity chef Jason Atherton’s first restaurant in the Middle East

Dubai, UAE, 2014-03-12 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), the largest international hotel group in the Middle East, announced today that celebrity chef Jason Atherton will debut his first restaurant in the Middle East in the upcoming InterContinental Dubai Marina. Atherton cut his culinary teeth in Dubai when he served as executive chef of Gordon… Read the full press release

Accorhotels.com now available in Arabic

Accor to reach a high growth market with a performing website, adapted to local specificities Paris, France, 2014-1-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — Accorhotels.com, the multi-brand reservation website for Accor hotels, continues its development and its adaptation towards high growth markets. Now available in Arabic, the website offers a choice of 31 geo-localized versions and 16 languages: English, French, German,… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference in Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November

MEADFA Fosters Closer Links Between Duty Free Retailers And Brand Suppliers In The Middle East And Africa DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Duty Free, the second largest Duty Free operator in the Middle East, hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference, which is being held at the Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November. This is the… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Academy to address the 40,000 pilots shortage across the Middle East

40,000 pilots needed in the region over next 20 years Dubai, UAE, 2013-11-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates Flight Academy will help address the need for 40,000 pilots in the Middle East over the next two decades in support of a fast growing aviation sector. Representatives of the academy have been explaining the latest developments at Dubai Air… Read the full press release

oneworld alliance launched its new Visit Middle East fare following the addition of Qatar Airways

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Visiting the Middle East is to be made easier and better value for international travellers with the launch by the oneworld alliance of its new Visit Middle East fare – offering attractive flexible fares on flights within one of the world’s fastest growing regions for air travel demand. The latest… 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

Qatar Airways announced frequency increases to destinations in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific

2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Strong passenger demand and additional aircraft inducted to the fleet has prompted the Doha-based airline to add frequencies to its popular and growing routes. Highlights of the frequency increases are: Ankara (Turkey)                4 flights a week from 3 beginning Sep 18 Belgrade (Serbia)            4 flights a week from 3 beginning Sep 18 Bucharest… Read the full press release

‘Saudia’ Airlines joins Marriott Rewards

2013-06-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott Rewards members traveling throughout the Middle East can now earn ‘Saudia’ Airlines – Alfursan Miles for stays at more than 3,700 Marriott International hotels in 70 countries across 14 distinctive brands.   Marriott Rewards® points can also be redeemed for Alfursan Miles. Effective immediately, Marriott Rewards members who designate ‘Saudia’ Airlines –… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines launches 12 new destinations

2013-04-26— /travelprnews.com/ — Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced today (April 26, 2013) the launching of 12 new destinations in Australia, China, Malaysia and Middle East, including a new domestic service to Northern Luzon in the continuing expansion of PAL’s route network. In a kick-off ceremony at Diamond Hotel, Ang unveiled the 12 new destinations – Kuala Lumpur… Read the full press release