AirBnB Partners With Non-profit Organization to Empower Women in Social Enterprise

San Francisco, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today,  nine women entrepreneurs from Langa Township in Cape Town graduated from a program that will  help them boost their community by providing sustainable accommodation options to global travelers. The graduates are the first class of hosts from iKhaya le Langa, a non-profit aimed at revitalizing the area… Read the full press release

Publican Tavern Has Best Atmosphere in An Airport Restaurant/Bar

Chicago, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Publican Tavern at O’Hare International Airport was voted as the best airport restaurant/bar for atmosphere in the USA TODAY Travel 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Publican Tavern opened at O’Hare last summer and has quickly become one of the airport’s most popular dining destinations. Located in Terminal 3, O’Hare’s newest… Read the full press release

Safety and Sustainability to be Addressed in Inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Creating Sustainable and Safe Operations in an Interconnected World” will be the theme for the inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference. This is the successor event to the successful IATA Ops Conference, with an increased emphasis on safety content. “Safety… Read the full press release

Tourism Potential in Russian Regions of the Silk Road Discussed In UNWTO Seminar

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The potential of tourism itineraries and products in the Russian regions of Silk Road has centred the debates of a Seminar conducted last 12 March in Moscow by UNWTO. The Seminar was held in the framework of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme in cooperation with the Russian… Read the full press release

UNWTO Secretary General Welcomes Japan’s Commitment To Tourism Development

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, applauded Japan’s commitment to tourism development as one of the significant pillars of the socio-economic agenda during a recent official visit to Japan. Meeting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Mr Rifai welcomed Japan’s Action Program for Tourism focused on… Read the full press release

Earn and Use Miles On Flights to Europe With Alaska Airlines and Condor Airlines Partnership

New global partner gives Alaska frequent flier members travel and mileage accrual to Europe Seattle, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announced Condor Airlines as its newest partner, giving members of its award-wining Mileage Plan more opportunities to earn and use miles on flights to Europe. Condor flies nonstop to Frankfurt, Germany… Read the full press release

Tourism Remains Southern Nevada’s Leading Industry with Its Unmatched Economic Impact

                      Las Vegas, Nevada, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism continues to be Southern Nevada’s most vital industry, creating record-breaking visitation and unmatched economic impact in 2016. A recent study by Applied Analysis determined that Southern Nevada’s tourism industry continues to generate more economic activity… Read the full press release

The Colorado Tourism Office Aims to Build Tourism Industry’s Advantage With New Strategic Plan

Denver, CO, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Board today approved the Colorado Tourism Roadmap, a comprehensive strategic plan to build the Colorado tourism industry’s competitive advantage through closer collaboration, creation of new traveler experiences across the state and a fresh focus on sustainable tourism. Ten months in the making and led by… Read the full press release

British Airways Adds New Route to the Golden State

LONDON, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Made in Chelsea star Stephanie Pratt brings a Californian glow to Gatwick to celebrate British Airways’ new route to Oakland, San Francisco Bay. Stephanie, who went to college in San Francisco, stuns in a photoshoot to mark the airline’s first route from Gatwick to California, and its fifth service… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Home and Hub Is Named Sixth Best Airport In the World

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport for third consecutive year; also awarded Best Staff Service in the Middle East for second consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to congratulate its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the… Read the full press release

LAX launches airport wide employee training to deliver a gold-standard airport and exceptional experiences

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing efforts to put passengers first, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) reached another milestone in its guest-experience program with an airport wide employee training to raise awareness of Los Angeles World Airport’s (LAWA) vision to deliver a gold-standard airport and exceptional experiences. Just last week, LAX… Read the full press release

IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017 goes to Astral Aerial Solutions for its Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management Concept for Africa

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions is the recipient of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Concept for Africa. The award was presented at the 11th World Cargo Symposium… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s transports champion thoroughbred horses from all parts of the world into Dubai for the Dubai World Cup

Emirates SkyCargo’s equine transportation solution provides comfort, safety and security to thoroughbreds in transit DUBAI, U.A.E., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has been transporting some of the world’s best racehorses to Dubai for one of the most prestigious global racing events, the Dubai World Cup, which will… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports’ initiatives resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports’ efforts to reduce its carbon footprint resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016 across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) – equivalent to powering 235 homes for a full year, the operator reported today. The report was issued just… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport opens new Airport Preschool to provide care and early education for children of airport staff

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Preschool was officially opened at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today, as the latest initiative of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to foster a family-friendly work environment for the airport community. Located on the ground floor of the Airport World Trade Centre adjacent to Terminal… Read the full press release

London City Airport wins Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year at the Skytrax World Airport Awards

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a fortnight after picking up the Airport of the Year award at the London Transport Awards, London City Airport was classified as winner of the Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year in the Skytrax World Airport Awards. The World Airport Awards,… Read the full press release

London City Airport offers several ways to treat your Mum special this Mother’s Day

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Whisk your Mum to Amsterdam – or one of London City Airport’s 45 destinations – this weekend and treat her to seven million flowers, rather than just the usual bouquet. March is an ideal time to visit Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens, with its magnificent display of tulips, daffodils and… Read the full press release

Glasgow and Scotland to host The Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science (ECSS) for the First Time

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) has chosen Glasgow as the location of its first conference to be held in Scotland. The event, which will be held at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) from July 7-10 2021, is expected to attract 3,000… Read the full press release

Scotland’s New Themed Years Provide Strong Collaborative Platform Across Tourism Industry

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Malcolm Roughead, Chief Executive of VisitScotland, has welcomed the announcement by Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop today (Wednesday 15 March) that Scotland’s programme of Themed Years is to continue beyond 2018, as part of her address to the tourism industry during Scottish… Read the full press release

Social Enterprise in the Scottish Borders Becomes the First in the Region to Sign Up for VisitScotland’s Information Partner Programme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A SCOTTISH BORDERS charity which provides training and work experience to adults with learning disabilities has become the first social enterprise in the region to sign up to VisitScotland’s Information Partner (VIP) programme. Bread Works is an organic bakery producing artisan bread in Tweedbank. Run by the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland Goes The Extra Mile with Revamped Welcome Scheme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A welcome scheme which aims to capitalise on Scotland’s popular touring routes, such as the North Coast 500 (NC500), has been officially relaunched by Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop. VisitScotland’s revamped Classic Cars Welcome Scheme, which is open to businesses that go… Read the full press release

Strawberry Bank House Receives Four Star Gold Quality Assurance Award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A B&B in Linlithgow has been awarded VisitScotland’s Four Star Gold Quality Assurance Award in recognition of its high standards. Strawberry Bank House received the upgrade from the national tourism organisation following its latest grading visit. The award recognises extremely high standards of visitor accommodation with the ‘gold’… Read the full press release

Purchase Airport Lounge Access and Save Cost on Flights with Norwegian Rewards’ and Collinson Group’s partnership

Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian, the world’s sixth largest low-cost carrier, has partnered with Collinson Group, experts in customer loyalty and owners of Lounge Pass, to allow members of the airline’s loyalty programme to save costs on flights when purchasing airport lounge access. Norwegian Reward, the award-winning loyalty programme, is now… Read the full press release

2017 World Airport Awards names Changi Airport as World’s Best Airport for Fifth Consecutive Year

SINGAPORE, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2017 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the fifth consecutive year. Changi Airport also scooped the award for the Best Airport Leisure Amenities. The awards were held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in… Read the full press release

TAP Shareholder David Neeleman Honored as Personality of the Year at Lisbon Tour Fair

TAP shareholder honoured by Publituris at the opening of the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL) Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP shareholder David Neeleman has received the Personality of the Year Award at the opening of the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL) in the FIL exhibition centre. The prize awarded by Portuguese newspaper Publituris also… Read the full press release

TAP Proudly Displays Names of Portugal’s districts and autonomous regions on its Planes

TAP Express fleet baptised with names of Portugal’s districts and autonomous regions Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP, the airline of Portugal and the Portuguese people, is the only airline to proudly display the names of the Portuguese districts and autonomous regions on its planes. As part of the TAP’s 72nd anniversary celebrations,… Read the full press release

flydubai’s inaugurates flight to Sylhet, Bangladesh

City becomes flydubai’s third destination in Bangladesh Dubai, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight to Sylhet landed today and was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute. Upon arrival, a flydubai delegation led by Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President Commercial for GCC, Subcontinent and Africa, was met by H.E. Rashed Khan… Read the full press release

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

Ryanair announces a total of 40 routes on its Manchester 2017 winter schedule

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (15 Mar) launched its Manchester 2017 winter schedule, with 4 new routes to Cologne, Frankfurt, Kiev and Seville, a new winter service to Naples, extra flights to Budapest and Eindhoven and 40 routes in total, which will deliver 4.5m customers p.a. and… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its first UK-Ukraine services; routes from London Stansted to Kiev and to Lviv

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (15 March) launched 2 new routes from London Stansted to Kiev (5 times weekly) and to Lviv (twice weekly), its first UK-Ukraine services, as part of its extended London Stansted winter 2017 schedule. Ryanair celebrated its new Ukraine routes by releasing seats for… Read the full press release