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

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

TravelClick earned 136 awards for website design in 11 competitions throughout 2016

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, earned 136 awards for website design in 11 competitions throughout 2016. Some of the top honors include “Top Agency” at the Web Marketing Association’s 2016 WebAwards and “Best Hotel and Lodging Mobile Website”… 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

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

Duetto to implement its cloud-based Revenue Strategy application GameChange for Brisas Group

San Francisco, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization technology, announced today that it will implement its cloud-based Revenue Strategy application, GameChanger, for Brisas Group, a fast-growing owner of luxury properties in key markets in Mexico. Duetto’s GameChanger solution is already in place at the company’s 274-room NIZUC Resort… Read the full press release

Concur® introduces the first integrated traveler risk management solution featuring 24/7 monitoring services to assist employees anywhere, anytime

Growing Global Uncertainties, Combined with Concern from the C-Suite to Travel Managers, Drive Increased Demand to Reach Employees Anywhere, Anytime BELLEVUE, WA, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur®, an SAP company and the world’s leading provider of travel, expense and invoice management solutions, today introduced the first integrated traveler risk management solution featuring the most… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s Ka-band high-speed internet system certified by EASA for retrofit on all its Global aircraft models

All existing European registered customers with Global aircraft can now take advantage of the industry’s fastest internet connectivity, consistent performance and seamless coverage European customers can benefit from the award-winning service centre network’s comprehensive capabilities and flexibility for retrofit Bombardier is the first OEM to deliver the new Ka-band system Global aircraft now complemented with… Read the full press release

Embraer announces Azul Brazilian Airlines as launch operator of the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —  Embraer announced today that Azul Brazilian Airlines, the largest operator of the E195s current-generation in the world, will be the launch operator of the E195-E2. Azul’s contract with Embraer is for up to 50 aircraft, being 30 firm orders and 20 purchase rights. “Azul… Read the full press release

Embraer presents the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, SP, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In a ceremony held today at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2. With the first flight scheduled for… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to provide onboard train control and safety technology for new PESA vehicles in Poland

Bombardier’s globally-recognised onboard train control technology to increase safety and efficiency of passenger railway transport in Poland BERLIN, Germany 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Transportation has announced a five-year framework agreement with Polish rail vehicle supplier PESA Bydgoszcz SA regarding onboard train control and safety technology. Scope of the partnership is to provide the… 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

Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. to supply 144 new generation high speed train cars for China Railway Corp.

New trains to boost local economy and help expand high speed network in Western China’s new ‘Diamond Economic Circle’ Latest generation of eco-friendly CRH1A-A trains reduces lifecycle costs and sets new standards for sustainable transportation and passenger comfort BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that its… 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

Munich Airport launches newly redesigned website

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Contemporary design, comprehensive information, new features, and with functionality optimized for all devices: that sums up the new face of the redesigned Munich Airport website: www.munich-airport.com. The site is used by approximately 13 million visitors annually. The new website has more than 1,000 pages providing passengers, meeters… 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

Textron Aviation and University of Dubuque launch new relationship; university placed initial order of 11 Skyhawk aircraft

  WICHITA, Kan, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has signed a multi-year agreement with the University of Dubuque, establishing the university’s commitment to purchase new flight training aircraft solely from Textron Aviation through 2026 to modernize its fleet. As part of the new agreement,… Read the full press release

Travelport and New Zealand’s World Travellers Group announce new multi-year agreement

Travelport and New Zealand’s World Travellers Group announce new multi-year agreement   Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and World Travellers Group, a New Zealand-based travel retail network with over 25 retail locations and mobile travel businesses across the country, today (22 February 2017) announces a new multi-year… Read the full press release

Boeing to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific with new 702 satellite

Tokyo-based SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Singapore-based Kacific Broadband Satellites order a 702 satellite to meet evolving communication, broadband needs EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build a 702 satellite to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The satellite, owned and… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways Engineering to perform mandatory checks on Kenya Airways’ Boeing 787-8 fleet

ABU DHABI, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Airways Engineering has signed an agreement with Kenya Airways to perform mandatory checks on its Boeing 787-8 fleet. This is part of an integration programme for the newest additions to the airline’s fleet. The first of six scheduled Boeing 787 C-checks begins this month, with the last… Read the full press release

Rana Walker to speak at GBTA Conference 2017 Mexico City – Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, March 22-24

Mexico City, Mexico, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (February 16, 2017) announced Rana Walker as a featured speaker at GBTA Conference 2017 Mexico City – Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, March 22-24. Rana Walker, an award-winning public speaker and… Read the full press release

Travelport becomes hutchgo.com’s preferred technology partner in Asia and the United Kingdom

Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and hutchgo.com, one of the biggest Online Travel Agencies (OTA) in Asia and wholly owned by Hutchison Travel Limited (formerly known as Hutchison-Priceline), today jointly announce a new, expanded agreement.  The new agreement sees Travelport become hutchgo.com’s preferred technology partner in key… Read the full press release

Network Rail and South West Trains provide virtual glimpse of the new London Waterloo station

Network Rail and South West Trains provide virtual glimpse of the new London Waterloo station   PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Network Rail and South West Trains are giving passengers an early glimpse of how the multi-million pound re-development of the former International Terminal at Waterloo will eventually look, by using virtual reality… Read the full press release

FLIO and LuckyTrip selected as first startups for easyJet and Founders Factory Travel Tech accelerator programme

FLIO and LuckyTrip selected as first startups for easyJet and Founders Factory Travel Tech accelerator programme   FLIO and LuckyTrip selected as first startups to enter six-month accelerator programme Each will receive hands on support from Founders Factory and easyJet for six months to catapult their growth LUTON, UK, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet… Read the full press release

Air Canada expands partnership with Travelport

Air Canada takes advantage of Travelport’s next generation of merchandising and technology solutions LANGLEY, UK, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and Air Canada today announced they have signed a new, long-term, full content agreement that establishes a framework for ongoing merchandising, branding, and technology collaboration between the two… Read the full press release

Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify coming on board Qantas to provide content in 2017

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas customers on Wi-Fi enabled domestic flights will be able to watch their favourite shows, avoid missing out on live sport and listen to almost any song they like, with Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify coming on board to provide content in 2017. With speeds up to 10 times… Read the full press release

Qantas launches Qantas Concierge, a Facebook Messenger chat bot to give customers faster responses

SYDNEY, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (9TH FEBRUARY 2017) launched Qantas Concierge, a Facebook Messenger bot that gives customers personalised travel inspiration. The launch of the bot is part of Qantas’ strategy to give customers faster responses and more relevant information through easily accessible channels. Kristin Carlos, Qantas Head of Digital and… Read the full press release

Tata Consultancy Services becomes primary technology partner of Travelport

The new Travelport and TCS partnership will also include working together on a number of strategic research and digital programs Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel industry, has today named Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as… Read the full press release

Viva Online Services the first Greek agency to implement Travelport’s Universal API

Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced that Viva Online Services (Viva.gr), a leader of online transportation and tourism services in Greece, is the first Greek agency to implement Travelport branded fares and ancillaries which allows them to make better informed air choices and improve service… Read the full press release