Fly to Frankfurt with RyanAir’s New Route from Glasgow

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched a new route from Glasgow to Frankfurt, with a daily service beginning in October, as part of its extended winter 2017 schedule, which will deliver 1.4m customers at Glasgow International Airport. Ryanair’s Glasgow winter 2017 schedule will deliver: 3 new… Read the full press release

New Routes to Copenhagen, Milan and more with RyanAir’s 2017 Liverpool Winter Schedule

3 New Winter Routes to Copenhagen, Milan & Prague Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched its 2017 Liverpool winter schedule, with 2 new routes to Copenhagen and Milan, a new winter service to Prague and 24 routes in total, which will help deliver 2m customers p.a…. Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… Read the full press release

Three-week Service Interruption at the San Bernardino and Rialto Metrolink Stations

Train service will be affected between March 27 and April 16.    Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning Monday, March 27, Metrolink trains will not serve the San Bernardino and Rialto stations until Monday, April 17. Buses will be available to and from San Bernardino and Rialto for passengers connecting to regularly scheduled… Read the full press release

Economy hotels leader in Europe B&B Hotels Group selects Vertical Booking CRS solution for integrated hotel online distribution

ITALY, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — B&B Hotels Group, one of the main independent chains of economy hotels in Europe, a brand renowned for the quality of its smooth, efficient and cozy stays, has selected the Vertical Booking CRS solution for enterprise wide, integrated hotel online distribution. With approximately 400 hotels across France, Germany, Italy,… 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

Heathrow Strives for Aviation Excellence with New Sustainability Plan

Heathrow 2.0, the airport’s new sustainability strategy, launches new initiatives to make Heathrow into a centre of excellence for aviation 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,… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises’ New Flagship Silver Muse Ready to Set Sail after Succeeding Sea Trials

  Final testing undertaken at Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa ahead of April launch Miami, FL, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the world’s leading luxury cruise line has celebrated the successful completion of sea trials by its new flagship, Silver Muse. Rigorous assessments were conducted from Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa where the ship is… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Air expands its fleet with new ATR 72-600

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB) took delivery of its 59th aircraft last February 28, 2017. This new ATR 72-600 is the fourth of the 16 firm orders CEB made last year. This brand-new ATR 72-600 will be used to support the company’s expansion as CEB,… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Customer Services presented with two 2017 People’s Choice Stevie® Awards

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Customer Services team was presented with both a People’s Choice Stevie®Award for “Favourite Customer Service” and a Silver Stevie® Award in the category: Customer Service Department of the year — Airline, Distribution and Transportation, at the 11th Annual Stevie Awards Gala on February… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation authorized by EASA to provide line maintenance support to Gulfstream G650 business jets in Hong Kong

Basel, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation recently received EASA Part-145 approval for its MRO facility in Hong Kong, permitting the company to provide line maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft. Jet Aviation has recently been authorized by EASA to offer line maintenance support to Gulfstream G650 business jets in Hong Kong. “We strive to anticipate… Read the full press release

Hyatt to manage Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, Baha Mar Convention Center and a variety of food and beverage outlets as part of the Baha Mar Resort

CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with CTF BM Operations Ltd. for the operation of Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, the Baha Mar Convention Center and a variety of restaurants, bars and lounges, all of which will be part… Read the full press release

PATA teams up with Equator Learning to launch travel agent initiative

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in conjunction with Equator Learning, is launching a travel agent initiative to support organisations with travel trade marketing efforts. The Asia & Pacific Expert is a consistent and succinct online learning tool for travel agents that is applicable for all markets worldwide…. Read the full press release

ITB App debuts new interactive features to help visitors plan, explore and network

New interactive features to plan the ITB visit efficiently and gain new business contacts – The ITB App is free of charge and available now for download on App Store and Google Play. BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — ITB Berlin on your smartphone or tablet: the ITB App provides users with all information… Read the full press release

UNWTO commends H.E. Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa in his efforts in preserving and promoting culture in Bahrain

At the invitation of H.E. Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and Chairperson of the Board of the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, attended the celebrations of Bahrain’s Spring of Cultures Festival, which coincided with Arab Tourism Day on February 25.  MADRID,… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Bolney Wine Estate’s Vintage Blanc de Blancs to its first class menu

LONDON, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to add an English sparkling wine to their first class menu this month (February). The airline will be listing Bolney Wine Estate’s Vintage Blanc de Blancs from the West Sussex based winery as their guest Sparkling Wine in First for six months. The smooth and… Read the full press release

British Airways announces highlights from its VIP Mardi Gras party flight to New Orleans

LONDON, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ VIP charter flight to New Orleans with 180 guests who have enjoyed the Mardi Gras party flight with live performances from Nicole Scherzinger and jazz artist YolanDa Brown, is heading home tomorrow. Jodie Kidd joined the star-studded flight, along with Made in Chelsea stars Oliver Proudlove and Georgia Toffolo and models Danielle Peazer… Read the full press release

4,896 Stagecoach drivers awarded GreenRoad Fleet Elite status

Almost 4,900 Stagecoach employees achieve GreenRoad Fleet Elite status 5% increase in number of company’s drivers reaching elite standard More Stagecoach drivers meet benchmark than any bus operator or other company for fourth consecutive year Advanced telematics system constantly checks driving manoeuvres System helps achieve 3% improvement in fuel efficiency across UK bus operations PERTH,… Read the full press release

Traveldoo® synchronizes Online Booking Tool information and integrates Uber in new mobile app

London, UK, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and Expense provider Traveldoo® has launched a new mobile app, synchronizing all information from the Online Booking Tool (OBT) and integrating Uber for business technology. Using scientific research and technology from the Expedia group, Traveldoo has developed a leading edge app for the business traveller, delivering the… Read the full press release

Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership (SBTP) Conference, 23rd March at the Tower Mill in Hawick

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism businesses across the Borders are being invited to attend the annual Scottish Borders Tourism Partnership (SBTP) Conference on Thursday 23rd March at the Tower Mill in Hawick. Following last year’s sell-out attendance, this year’s Conference theme is ‘Collaboration & Connectivity: Moving the Borders Forward’. The day sets… Read the full press release

Discover Clackmannanshire and VisitScotland launch new marketing campaign to attract people to explore Britain’s smallest county

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s “Wee County” is set to make a big impression on potential visitors, thanks to a new £20,000 marketing campaign supported by VisitScotland. Discover Clackmannanshire has received £10,000 from the national tourism organisation’s Growth Fund for a campaign to attract visitors on the strength of the stunning Ochil… Read the full press release

VisitScotland welcomes Norwegian’s new direct services from the United States to Edinburgh

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has welcomed today’s news that three new direct low-cost services from the United States to Edinburgh – starting at under £70 – will begin this summer. The national tourism organisation says the 14 weekly flights from the New York, Boston and New England areas, which will… Read the full press release

Norwegian announces low-cost transatlantic flights from Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork, Shannon and Dublin to New York, Boston and New England

Low-cost airline announces 10 new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights from Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork, Shannon and Dublin to greater New York, Boston and New England areas LONDON, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian today announced a series of groundbreaking new transatlantic flights from 5 cities in the UK and Ireland, offering passengers… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® marks 10th year of its Medical Transportation Grant Program with donation of 10,000 roundtrip flights in 2017

In celebration of milestone anniversary, airline partners with Musicians On Call to bring healing power of music to patients receiving medical treatment DALLAS, Texas, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 75 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations across the nation will benefit from the Southwest Airlines® Medical Transportation Grant… Read the full press release

Spirit announces service from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth, Myrtle Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Las Vegas, Houston and Los Angeles

New nonstop service from Pittsburgh to seven destinations begins in summer of 2017 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hey yinzers! Are you counting down to summer, but still saving up for that dream vacation? Have no fear people of the Three Rivers, Spirit Airlines is here to save you from expensive summer travel!… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches three-weekly flights to Yanbu and Tabuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

From 9 May and 19 June Qatar Airways will connect Yanbu and Tabuk respectively to more than 150 destinations worldwide through its home and hub, Hamad International Airport Three weekly flights from Doha to Yanbu and Tabuk will operate with an Airbus A320 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today… Read the full press release

Qantas and EL AL to provide seamless mode of travel for Australian and Israeli travellers with new codeshare agreement

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Australian and Israeli travellers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement between Qantas and EL AL, subject to government and regulatory approvals. Customers of both airlines will be able to book on select flights operated by the other, as well as earn and redeem frequent… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality recognizes IntercityHotel’s Aylin Nöske and Steigenberger Hotels’ Erwin Bruyn at its “General Manager of the Year” Awards

Aylin Nöske wins at IntercityHotel, Erwin Bruyn emerges victorious at Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts Frankfurt, Germany, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The purpose of the Deutsche Hospitality “General Manager of the Year” Awards, which were presented at the Business Conference in Brussels, is to recognise outstanding performances by Hotel Directors in the group. Aylin… Read the full press release

Cessna Citation Latitude made 42 deliveries in 2016 — the most delivered midsize jet in the world for 2016

WICHITA, Kan, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that the Cessna Citation Latitude has quickly become one of the world’s best-selling business jets since entering the market in August 2015, and is the leader in the midsize segment with more deliveries in 2016 than any other… Read the full press release

The Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai joins Tribute Portfolio’s collection in China

Shanghai, China, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Tribute Portfolio™, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (02/22/2017) announced its debut in China with the addition of The Yuluxe Sheshan, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Shanghai. Owned by Shimao Property Holdings, the hotel joins Tribute Portfolio’s collection of exceptional hotels around the globe, spanning from Palm… Read the full press release