Ryanair announces its fifth base in Poland; launches 2017 Poznan winter schedule

7 New Routes To Athens, Billund, Castellon, Eilat Ovda, Madrid, Oslo Torp & Tel Aviv  Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Poland’s No. 1 airline, today (16 Mar) announced a new Poznan base, its fifth in Poland, as it launched its biggest ever Poznan winter schedule (2017), with 1 based aircraft (an investment of… Read the full press release

Travelzoo wins the Best Use of Search category at the 2017 Travel Marketing Awards

London, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel deals publisher Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) has been announced the winner of the Best Use of Search category at the 2017 Travel Marketing Awards in the UK. Held in London last night, the awards are now in their ninth year and are the largest and most prestigious event… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017 at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

London, United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on… Read the full press release

Hoteliers Face Challenge of Flattening Reservation Pace

  Still, North American Markets See Uptick in Rates Across Travel Segments New York, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As North American hoteliers progress through the early months of 2017, the pace of new bookings is flat with new February reservation commitments at -0.8 percent. However, average daily rates (ADR) for the first and second… Read the full press release

Heathrow Receives Support for its Sustainability Plan Heathrow 2.0

Support from politicians, industry, academia and businesses across the UK as Heathrow launches new sustainability strategy, Heathrow 2.0. Plans include a new R&D incubator, an ambition for growth from a new runway to be carbon neutral and at least halving the number of late-running departures to reduce noise for local communities. Hounslow TW6, UK, 2017-Mar-04… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport set on completing recommendations by the Independent Arrivals Review

New Noise Management Board has brought community and industry together within formalised structure for the first time Significant progress made in key areas Four of the five largest operators of A320 aircraft will modify their entire fleets by December 2017 to reduce the noise impact on local residents LONDON, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and French crystal maker Lalique to launch selected inflight items

Singapore/Paris, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ —  Singapore Airlines (SIA) and French crystalmaker Lalique have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership, in the course of which Singapore Airlines will exclusively carry selected inflight items co-branded with Lalique in its Suites and First Class cabins. The partnership is set to start with the launch of… Read the full press release

London City Airport introduces real-time Feedback Now system to improve passenger experience

Passengers can express their level of satisfaction with the London City Airport experience by pressing ‘emoji’ buttons at 16 different locations in the terminal The cutting edge Feedback Now technology sends data to airport staff as-it-happens, including alerts via text message to help allocate resources effectively No other UK airport has this real-time functionality –… Read the full press release

CAA report: George Best Belfast City Airport ranked amongst the top 10 airports in the UK

BELFAST, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — New UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) report rates airports on quality of assistance for passengers with a disability or reduced mobility and we’re delighted to announce that George Best Belfast City Airport has achieved a rating of ‘very good’ and has ranked amongst the top 10 airports in the UK…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways achieved the number one spot in global ranking of international airlines by AirHelp

AirHelp rates Qatar Airways as world number one based on quality and service, punctuality and resolving customer complaints DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has topped a global ranking of international airlines for providing travellers worldwide with the highest quality and service, on-time performance, and customer claim processing. The multiple award-winning airline… Read the full press release

Discount Airport Parking Website Announces Expansion Plans

Roanoke, VA, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — AirportParkingHelper.com, a leading national authority on airport parking and related travel topics, recently announced a number of expansion plans for 2016. Website founder Jennifer Church said she has acquired a partner who will provide critical services to the popular Virginia-based website, which plans to nearly double its online… Read the full press release

Agoda.com hotel reviewers survey: Russians emerged as the most generous, while travelers from the UAE are the most demanding

SINGAPORE, 2015-7-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda.com, one of the world’s leading accommodation sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), announced today the results of its most recent Travel Smarts survey, which shows the nationalities that give the best – and worst – hotel review scores on average. Russians emerged as the most… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand: Three Bangkok landmarks among the top 10 attractions in Asia by 2015 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards

Bangkok, 2015-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Bangkok’s most famous landmarks were voted among the top 10 in Asia by travellers on the popular website TripAdvisor. The Reclining Buddha in Wat Pho, the Grand Palace, and the Temple of Dawn rated highly in a list of 25 landmark attractions in the site’s prestigious… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin and IPK International: Luxury travel is the strongest-growing market segment worldwide

BERLIN, 2015-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury travel is booming: high-price trips are the strongest-growing market segment worldwide, according to ITB Berlin and IPK International – The most popular luxury travel destinations in Europe are Germany and Italy – Most luxury travellers come from the USA and China More and more holidaymakers are spending… Read the full press release

May 2015 TravelClick NAHR: Hotels in major North American markets experienced positive growth in rate

Hoteliers Advised to Focus on Early Reservation Opportunities to Capture Seasonal Demand NEW YORK, 2015-5-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotels in major North American markets experienced positive growth in rate according to data from the May 2015 TravelClick North American Hospitality Review (NAHR). TravelClick’s data also reports that three quarters of the 25 markets measured are… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Edmonton named one of the Best Summer Trips 2015 by National Geographic

ALBERTA, CANADA, 2015-5-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton has been enjoying a lot of attention recently. Named one of the Best Summer Trips 2015 by National Geographic, the city is being recognized for a busy calendar of events that includes long running summer staples such as Folk Music Festival and Heritage Days, and major events such as FIFA… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association announces the availability of the Annual Tourism Monitor (ATM) 2014 Final Edition

BANGKOK, 2014-11-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the Annual Tourism Monitor (ATM) 2014 Final Edition is now available. Following the release of the Early Edition this year, the Final Edition includes updated and additional tourism-related information for 2013 that was not available in the Early Edition,as… Read the full press release

Norway ranked #5 in Lonely Planet’s new book Best in Travel 2015

Norway scooped 5th place in Lonely Planet’s new book Best in Travel 2015, ahead of Flores in Indonesia, Chile’s Atacama Desert and Macau, China. OSLO, Norway, 2014-10-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Lonely Planet’s bestselling yearbooks showcase the hottest trends,destinations and experiences for the coming year. In the 2015 edition, Northern Norway made it into… Read the full press release

Tourism New Zealand: three exclusive lodges named in the latest edition of the world’s Top 20 Hideaways in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-9-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As a luxury hideaway holiday, New Zealand’s reputation has just received a triple endorsement with three exclusive lodges named in the latest edition of the world’s Top 20 Hideaways in Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report. Christchurch’s Otahuna Lodge, Taupo’s Huka Lodge and Queenstown’s Blanket Bay have all made… Read the full press release

Agoda.com Travel Smarts survey reveals business travelers spend least amount of time comparing hotels before making their booking

SINGAPORE, 2014-9-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has released the results of its latest Travel Smarts survey, which reveals that when it comes to choosing accommodation, business travelers spend the least amount of time comparing hotels before making their booking…. Read the full press release

Three Palm Springs boutique hotels awarded 2014 Travelers’ Choice™ Hotels with Exceptional Service by TripAdvisor

Palm Springs, Calif., 2014-5-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Three Palm Springs boutique hotels properties have received the 2014 Travelers’ Choice™ Hotels with Exceptional Service by TripAdvisor. Travelers rated Desert Riviera Hotel as the #1 “Top 10 Hotels for Service in the U.S.” and #8 “Top 10 Hotels for Service in the World.” In addition, Hotel California is ranked #2… Read the full press release

TravelClick to present three free webinars on May 21 and 22 to review first quarter 2014 hotel performance

Webinar Taking Place May 21 & 22, 2014 NEW YORK, 2014-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, global provider of innovative cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, will present three free webinars on May 21 and 22 to review first quarter 2014 hotel performance results and trends. Findings will be presented by TravelClick executives… Read the full press release

Twisper Travel GmbH, the most reliable source for quality locations around the world, launched Twisper Guides on February 11th

Twisper (www.twisper.com), the most reliable source for the world’s favorite locations, is now launching Twisper Guides that allow everyday Twisper community members to curate, share and subscribe to personal guides for amazing locations around the world. A first for the travel and tech market, Twisper’s Guides marries the flexibility and creativity of web with the speed… Read the full press release

South African Airways awarded the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax

London, UK, 2014-1-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — South African Airways have been awarded the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax, the independent, global airline rating organisation. The 4-Star Airline ranking recognises continued quality improvement in South African Airways onboard product and service, also reflecting improvements to the home base airport product and service levels at Johannesburg’s OR… Read the full press release

Terminal 2 at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport awarded Skytrax’s first 5-Star Airport Terminal ranking

London, UK, 2014-1-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Terminal 2 at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is the first airport in mainland China to be awarded the first 5-Star Airport Terminal ranking, following the latest audit review conducted by Skytrax, the independent, global air transport rating organisation based in London, UK. Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: “We have been… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet’s travel experts handpicked their ultimate travel resolutions for 2014 in brand new inspirational eBook

Melbourne, Australia, 2014-1-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lonely Planet’s team of travel experts have handpicked their ultimate travel resolutions for 2014 in a brand new inspirational eBook: Travel Resolutions: 52 New Ways to Experience Planet Earth. From learning to cook the Jordanian way in Wadi Musa, to mastering the ancient art of flower arranging in Kyoto, Japan; the free eBook… Read the full press release

AIR CHINA’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status by Skytrax

London,  UK, 2013-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — China’s flag carrier airline, AIR CHINA has seen it’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status with effect from November 2013 in the latest review of airline standards by aviation research organisation, Skytrax. “In the period 2009-2011, we witnessed considerable improvement in Air China quality standards, which resulted in the airline achieving 4-Star Airline status… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet announced the release of its new book “Great Escapes”

U.S.A., 2013-10-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Are you dreaming of the perfect escape? Do you yearn for a beach paradise, luxury hideaway, or cultural thrill? Lonely Planet’s Great Escapes showcases 75 gorgeous getaways around the world from spa bliss in Bali to embracing Quebec City in the winter. These irresistible experiences are organized by theme and include thrilling new… Read the full press release

Skytrax announced further five airlines are under analysis and consideration for the possibility of receiving the coveted 5-Star Airline title

With several airlines under analysis for the coveted 5-Star Airline Certification, Skytrax look at distribution of 5-Star Airlines to see if this might change on a geographic basis in the coming months … 2013-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airlines remains a most exclusive club in terms of recognising airlines at the forefront when it… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet: Australia has 58 of the world’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures

2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — Global travel authority Lonely Planet says Australia has 58 of the world’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures. Published this month, Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures features 100 “Top 10 Lists” that bring together the world’s most captivating activities and inspirational challenges. Fifty-eight Australian adventures spanning the continent are included in the book’s collection of thrilling travel ideas.  The following is a breakdown by state and… Read the full press release