Michael D. Brown appointed president and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership

With 25 years’ experience leading hospitality and vacation ownership sales organizations, Brown appointed president and CEO of world’s largest vacation ownership business Parsippany, N.J., 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) has announced the appointment of Michael D. Brown as president and chief executive officer of Wyndham Vacation Ownership effective immediately. Most recently… Read the full press release

De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18, 2017

Calgary, Canada, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In a follow up to the establishment of the De Beers Canada Operational Support Centre at YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) last July, De Beers Canada and The Calgary Airport Authority are pleased to announce that De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18,… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company participated in the 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), participated in the 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, which took place from 10 to 12 April in Doha, Qatar. The annual event gathers aviation leaders including CEOs, airport senior… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753

Qatar Airways Meets Requirements One Year In Advance Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA). The resolution requires the airline to track every piece… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to showcase its unique premium travel experience Qsuite at Arabian Travel Market

World’s leading airline to showcase the revolutionary ‘FIRST IN BUSINESS CLASS’ experience at this year’s Arabian Travel Market Qatar Airways set to reveal another ‘first’ at the airline’s much-anticipated annual press conference Each year thousands of visitors attend Qatar Airways’ exhibition stand to learn of the airline’s future developments and expansion plans Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22… Read the full press release

ANA Holdings Collaborates With Japan Voluntary Organizations Active In Disaster (JVAOD) In Building Leadership During Disaster Recovery

Tokyo, Japan, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS (hereafter “ANA HD”) announces a collaborative program with Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (JVOAD)*1 to help build leadership in disaster recovery across Japan. The “Disaster Recovery Leader Connect Program” will bring together professionals and experts in earthquake disaster recovery from across Japan to share… Read the full press release

Space Food Offered To Passengers of S7 Airlines

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On the Cosmonautics Day, the 12th of April, S7 Airlines offers passengers of some flights the unusual meals in tubes eaten by real cosmonauts. The passengers of S7 Airlines flights from Moscow to Samara, Yekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Chelyabinsk, and on the return flights to Moscow will be able to try out the space food. During the in-flight service, the flight attendants… Read the full press release

Let The Good Times Roll With VisitScotland’s Easter Offerings

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s as Easter custom that has delighted Scots for decades. So ahead of Sunday’s celebrations, VisitScotland is offering some inspiration for finding the perfect spot to let the good times roll this Easter. Arthur’s Seat Probably one of the country’s most famous egg-rolling locations. Every year, families from across… Read the full press release

Orkney Guest House Achieves Coveted Gold Award from the National Tourism Organization

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney guest house which overlooks the Bay of Eyrland and the hills of Hoy has achieved a coveted ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation. Button-Ben Guest House had already achieved a 4-star grading, but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland, representing the… Read the full press release

Non-stop Flights to Kherson Now Offered By UIA

Ukraine International Airlines launches non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Kherson. Currently, the carrier`s operates domestic flights between the capital and nine regional destinations. Ukraine, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Daily flights connecting Kiev and Kherson are operated on Embraer 145 and Embraer 190 aircraft with two-class cabin configuration – Business Class and Economy Class…. Read the full press release

New Edition of VisitEngland’s The Pink Book Launched

VisitEngland has today launched the latest version of The Pink Book, a guide designed to give English accommodation providers an overview of their legal obligations.  Britain, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its ninth edition, ‘The Pink Book: Legislation for tourist accommodation’ provides a common-sense approach to running an accommodation business – from food… Read the full press release

GBTA Releases Study on Business Travelers Stay In Properties Unsupported By Travel Policy

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Home-sharing properties are allowed in one out of every six travel polices (17 percent), according to a new study released today by the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association. However, more than double the number of business travelers are under… Read the full press release

Jet Airways wins ‘India’s Best Airline’ award in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice® awards 2017

Airline wins coveted award from TripAdvisor – World’s largest travel site, based on traveller feedback Mumbai, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere, international airline, today (Apr 12, 2017) announced that it has won ‘India’s Best Airline’ award in TripAdvisor’s first annual Travellers’ Choice® awards for airlines for the year. The… Read the full press release

Gatwick welcomes CAA approval of Route 4

Route 4 is one of nine Gatwick departure routes Airport will continue to explore ways to mitigate the impact of aircraft noise on this and other flight paths United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport today welcomed news that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today approved Route 4 – a westerly runway… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport supports one of its biggest local engagement programmes this summer

Gatwick supports one of its biggest community engagement programmes The airport is partnering with: The Brighton Marathon Weekend, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Eastbourne International Hot Air Balloon Festival and Brighton Pride Events set to reach more communities in the South East than ever before United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to host exclusive tour of the airport on Luchtvaartdag, Saturday 22 April

Belgium, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday 22 April, Brussels Airport will be opening its doors throughout the day during the aviation day of the Flemish government, Luchtvaartdag. Young and old can enjoy an exclusive tour along places on the airport site you would never see as passenger or visitor. In addition, visitors can discover… Read the full press release

Tirana Airport welcomes Wizz Air’s new service from Tirana to Hungary’s capital, Budapest

Wizz Air launches the new route Tirana – Budapest  Albania, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, launched today its first low-fare service from Tirana, connecting the city with Hungary’s capital, Budapest. The new low-fare route, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, will bring… Read the full press release

Air France to increase frequency of flights between European and North-African destinations this Spring

France, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights…. Read the full press release

easyJet celebrated its fifth anniversary at London Southend Airport .

United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Since its launch at Southend in April 2012, easyJet has flown over four million passengers on over 32,000 flights, and now flies to 15 popular city and holiday destinations across Europe, with the most popular being Amsterdam, Alicante, Faro and Malaga. To mark the anniversary easyJet invited two… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels opens its fifth Hyatt Place hotel in India — the Hyatt Place Rameswaram

Hyatt Place hotel located in one of India’s holiest pilgrimage destinations Chicago, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Rameswaram, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the fifth Hyatt Place hotel to open in India. Developed by… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver

London Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver starting from September with fares from £199 Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is continuing its transatlantic expansion by launching two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver on… Read the full press release

Boeing Global Services to be headquartered in West Plano, Texas

United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July. Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO… Read the full press release

Iran Aseman Airlines to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes

United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing confirms the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Iran Aseman Airlines, expressing the airline’s intent to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $3 billion. The agreement also provides the airline with purchase rights for 30 additional 737 MAXs. According… Read the full press release

MIAT Mongolian Airlines to introduce the new Boeing 737 MAX airplanes in early 2019

Airplanes leased from Avolon to enter service in 2019 United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and MIAT Mongolian Airlines (Mongolyn Irgenii Agaaryn Teever) today announced the airline’s decision to lease two 737 MAX airplanes from Avolon, a global aircraft leasing company. The airline plans to introduce the new 737 MAX airplanes… Read the full press release

Passengers can now get free digital magazines on their device via Singapore Airlines mobile app

Selection of magazines now available via SITA DigitalMedia leveraging Adaptive technology Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers using the Singapore Airlines mobile app can now get free digital magazines on their device. Powered by SITA DigitalMedia using Adaptive technology, the new feature is available on the Singapore Airlines app on both iOS and… Read the full press release

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport implements SITA’s Airport Management solution for more predictable flow of aircraft departures

Airport Management solution allows for more accurate planning, reducing potential delays Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has taken another significant step towards streamlining aircraft movements across the airfield with the implementation of SITA’s Airport Management solution, providing a more predictable flow of aircraft departures and minimizing delays. By… Read the full press release

Flybe adds three special flights to link Belfast City and the Isle of Man during TT2017 races

Leading regional airline adds Isle of Man flights from Belfast City for TT2017 Exeter, U.K., 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added three special flights to link Belfast City and the Isle of Man to accommodate the demand from Northern Ireland motorsport fans wanting to attend the week-long TT2017 races… Read the full press release

Pennsylvania Tourism Office unveils latest edition of its annual Happy Traveler guide

State College, PA, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (April 3, 2017), Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Fischer Lepore unveiled the latest edition of the Pennsylvania Tourism Office’s annual Happy Traveler guide to an audience of key hospitality and tourism industry leaders at the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) Conference… Read the full press release

Airbnb expands Trips to New Zealand with an initial focus on Queenstown

San Francisco, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb is making it easier for New Zealanders to share their world with others by expanding beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips, which brings together where you stay, what you do and the people you meet, all into one platform. As the most significant development in Airbnb’s… Read the full press release

French Online Travel Company MisterFly adopts Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding technology

Award-winning Online Travel Company (OTA) MisterFly adopts Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding technology to drive accelerated growth Langley, U.K., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and innovative French Online Travel Agency (OTA), MisterFly, have today announced the online integration of its innovative merchandising technology. Over 200,000 customers have… Read the full press release