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 connects Podgorica, Montenegro with Hungary’s capital, Budapest

DIRECT ROUTE TO BUDAPEST AND GATEWAY TO 61 DESTINATIONS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, launched today its new service connecting Podgorica with Hungary’s capital, Budapest. The new low-fare route, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, will bring truly affordable travel opportunities… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to start twice a week service from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan on 8 June

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 8 June and be operated two times a week, on Thursdays and Sundays.  Seats on the new route are already… 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

Aeroflot further expands fleet with two more B737-800 aircrafts

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (03 April 2017) Aeroflot took delivery of two more B737-800 aircraft in another step of its fleet expansion. One Boeing 737-800 VP-BMD is named in honor of Igor Stravinsky, the great Russian composer, pianist and conductor, one of the most influential figures in the 20th century music. The other Boeing 737-800… Read the full press release

Aeroflot opens ticket sales for flights between Moscow and Lisbon

MOSCOW, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot today started selling tickets for flights between Moscow and Lisbon, which launch on 15 July. Flight SU 2606 from Moscow to Lisbon will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing Moscow at 19:50 and arriving in Lisbon at 23:20 (all times local). The return flight SU 2607 will… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces its first hotel in Thailand — Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok

Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok scheduled to open in 2019 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has signed an agreement for its first hotel in Thailand. The five-star Steigenberger Hotel Riverside will open in the capital city of Bangkok in 2019. It will offer 259 rooms, including deluxe rooms, suites, superior… Read the full press release

Silver Airways starts new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways has announced it will start new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017, and has slashed its fares up to 50 percent with its low Freedom Fares*. In addition to substantial savings, Freedom Fares provide travelers flexibility to change… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens Bistrot at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Award-winning bistro offers travellers a convenient gourmet dining experience Maryland, U.S., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh made pasta using locally sourced flour, a revitalizing juice bar, and the emphasis on baked goods and espresso can now be found at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport with the addition of Bistrot – a European-influenced atmosphere, where… Read the full press release

New Plymouth’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Len Lye Centre celebrates Len Lye’s important friendships

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Focusing on the early years of his career and his stay on the Spanish Island of Mallorca in 1930, the museum sheds light on some of the inspiration behind his works at this time. At the heart of this period is Lye’s friendship with Robert Graves and Laura… Read the full press release

Smurfs to welcome passengers at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is expecting a record number of passengers during the Easter holidays, 3% more than in 2015, the record year. To ensure that everything runs smoothly during the holiday rush, Brussels Airport will again open family lanes at security screening during the busiest days of the holidays. Families with young children will be welcomed… Read the full press release

First Essex launches brand new bus service ‘57’ from Beaulieu into Chelmsford from 2nd April

United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Local bus operator First Essex is launching a brand new bus service ‘57’ from Beaulieu into Chelmsford from 2nd April. The direct service will provide residents with a fast journey time of less than 20 minutes into Chelmsford city centre and with arrival times coordinated with rail… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt launches its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You

Chicago, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — World of Hyatt, the new global platform from Hyatt, today introduced its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You. In addition to the World of Hyatt program benefits and rewards that launched March 1, World of Hyatt members have the opportunity to earn double points April… Read the full press release

TAP launches new flights to Lomé, Togo, West Africa

Flights to Lomé, in Togo, already available for booking Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As from now, it is possible to book flights to Lomé, in Togo, with TAP. The operation to this new destination will start on July 17th, with four weekly flights. Portugal will then be even closer to Africa, since… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport becomes the first European airport to open sensory room for passengers with autism

Ireland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In the latest in a long list of aviation firsts on a global, European and national scale developed at Shannon, the sensory room off the airport’s Departure Lounge will offer a relaxing environment for passengers ahead of their flight. Designed by Adam & Friends, it is tailored to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces unique solution to imposed Electronics Ban by offering passengers laptop loan service on US flights

Qatar Airways is the only airline to offer passengers a replacement laptop on all flights to the US in response to the Electronics Ban ‘Laptop Loan’ service ensures business travellers can continue to work as they travel on Qatar Airways flights Wi-Fi special offer allows all passengers to benefit from unlimited connectivity DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-31… Read the full press release

Iceland’s WOW air announces new service from Bristol to Chicago via Reykjavik

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago announced as the airline’s 10th North American destination. WOW air, Iceland’s only low cost airline, has today announced a new service from the UK to Chicago beginning in July 2017, with fares from just £139*. Flights will depart from Bristol to Chicago via Reykjavik, bringing the city’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways received the highest award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards

Recognised for its innovative and leading in-flight experience, Qatar Airways collected the highest award at an elite ceremony held in Greece and hosted by Air Transport News DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways proudly accepted the ‘Airline of the Year’ award on Saturday 25 March at the 2017 Air Transport Awards, as… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates the opening its 26th base in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

CELEBRATES 500,000 WIZZ PASSENGERS IN CHISINAU AND LAUNCHES TWO NEW ROUTES IN THE WIZZ NETWORK BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrates the major milestone of opening its 26th base in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The airline has based one of its… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces three new routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania

THREE NEW ROUTES ANNOUNCED FROM TEL AVIV BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today three new low-fare routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania. The new services will have a convenient schedule with two… Read the full press release

Wizz Air adds Airbus A320 aircraft at its Tuzla base to support five new routes

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s largest airline, celebrated today the deployment of the second aircraft at Tuzla base. The modern 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft will support operations on five new routes commencing in March from Tuzla to Friedrichshafen,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches new exciting routes from Cluj-Napoca to Malta, Larnaca and Stockholm

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, starts this week three new exciting routes from Cluj-Napoca to Malta, Larnaca and Stockholm. Passengers planning their summer holidays to any of these great destinations can book their tickets from only RON 104*… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor opens its 11th hotel in Belgium — Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic mid-market hotel brand, opens its doors today in the European capital’s Airport. Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport is Carlson Rezidor’s 11th hotel in Belgium. The new Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport is located in the Brussels Diegem Business… Read the full press release

easyJet’s Winter 2017 flights across Europe are now on sale

Winter flights now on sale up until February 4th 2018 LUTON, UK, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet puts Winter on sale with flights across Europe now on sale up until 4 February 2018 easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has put Winter 2017 on sale meaning that flights across Europe are now on sale until 4… Read the full press release

TUI fly implements Amadeus payment solutions to improve cash flow and drive sales growth in the travel agency channel

MADRID, Spain, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI fly is poised to improve cash flow and drive sales growth in the travel agency channel thanks to Amadeus payment solutions and a distribution agreement Payment cards are the go-to method to pay for flights. Tried and tested for decades, they are convenient and dependable. In… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut its Four Points brand in New Zealand in late 2017

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1 Marriott International today announced it expects to debut its booming Four Points brand in New Zealand with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Auckland in late 2017. Owned by Russell Property Group and Lockwood Auckland Properties, the 255-room hotel will be located in the… Read the full press release

CLIA names Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean’s SVP of sales, trade support and service as chair of its Trade Relations Committee

Washington DC, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is pleased to announce that Vicki Freed, senior vice president of sales, trade support and service for Royal Caribbean International, has been named chair of the CLIA Trade Relations Committee. In this role, Freed will lead the committee which consists of senior leadership… Read the full press release

Immerse in Local Japanese Communities With AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the expansion of its Trips platform in Japan, adding bookable local experiences in both Tokyo and Osaka and Tokyo guidebooks to the thousands of homes already available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city,… Read the full press release

AirBnB Trips Lets You Experience Harlem

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Airbnb announces the launch of its Trips platform in Harlem, New York, adding Experiences to the thousands of homes available for booking. Harlem Experiences offer a chance to get to know the people and places driving the neighborhood’s world-famous food, art, music, and nightlife. Now guests… Read the full press release

Experience New Delhi with AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announced the launch of its new Trips platform in New Delhi, adding 15 bookable local Experiences to the thousands of homes available to stay in. Launched in November 2016, Airbnb Trips currently has over 800 active Experiences available, with bookers from over 73 different countries… Read the full press release