Portree iCentre’s Refurbishment To Include Upgraded Digital Facilities

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A VisitScotland iCentre on Skye which welcomed 151,000 visitors last year is to temporarily relocate next month to allow for refurbishment to take place. Portree iCentre will be undergoing refurbishment from 2 May, to provide a fantastic new facility with opportunities for visitors, locals and businesses. During… Read the full press release

Expect A Number of Exciting Things in Tourism for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The inaugural Great Aberdeen Run and the Tour Series cycling competition are amongst a number of exciting events taking place in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire this year. The tourism season will soon be getting underway in the region once again, with a host of activities, things to see… Read the full press release

Poll for Scotland’s Best Golf Holes Include St. Andrews, Royal Troon and Cruden Bay

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world-class courses. The poll, undertaken by VisitScotland, set out to discover which golf… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s 30th Birthday Celebrations Includes Hosting the Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport will accommodate the first mass cross-London flight to launch from a major airport, when it plays host to the annual Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta® in June this year. The official ballooning event of The City of London, which is being staged at the airport… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Claims Top Prize in Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017

Shannon Airport Claims Top Prize in Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017   Ireland, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport became an aviation king of Europe overnight as it claimed a prestigious Routes Europe 2017 award held at the Titanic, Belfast. The award winners are selected for their outstanding achievements in airport marketing, with… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Midfield Terminal Reports Impressive Results on Its First Year

Munich Airport’s Midfield Terminal Reports Impressive Results on Its First Year   Munich Airport and Lufthansa report excellent first-year results COLOGNE Germany, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport’s midfield terminal is celebrating a birthday: On Wednesday the Terminal 2 satellite building will be one year old. The results to date are impressive: In… Read the full press release

Perth’s City of Culture Bid Submitted in Style With Virgin Trains

Virgin service carries city delegation to London to submit bid London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth’s bid for 2021 City of Culture status was seen off in style today (Apr 27, 2017 ) by Virgin Trains. A delegation representing Scotland’s newest city boarded Virgin’s Highland Chieftain service this morning at Perth Station to take… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains Helps Open New Alehouse to Attract Doncaster Customers

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has helped open an alehouse at Doncaster station which has seen a disused Victorian buffet room transformed into a stunning new customer attraction. Russ Thompson’s passion for the history and heritage of his home town has combined with his love of real ale and an opportunity… Read the full press release

Cycling Fans Can Watch Tour De Yorkshire With Virgin Trains’ Extra Service

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains will run an additional train from London to take cycling fans to Harrogate on Saturday (29 April) to see the Tour de Yorkshire. The prestigious annual cycle race will hold its second stage from Tadcaster to Harrogate on Saturday afternoon, with the one-day Asda Women’s Tour… Read the full press release

Heathrow Makes A Major Push to Support More Offsite Construction in the UK

Heathrow Makes A Major Push to Support More Offsite Construction in the UK   Heathrow to use £16bn expansion to push growth in off-site construction in UK In a first for a major infrastructure project, Heathrow invites communities across Britain to showcase why their area should host one of four new off-site logistics hubs New… Read the full press release

Experience The Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong With The Peninsula

Experience The Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong With The Peninsula   Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — A unique tradition with a long and colourful history, the annual Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most eagerly anticipated dates in the Hong Kong calendar. To mark this year’s festivities on 30… Read the full press release

Get access to Paris’ most popular exhibitions with The Peninsula Paris

The Peninsula Paris invites guests to discover the “Keys to Paris”- a programme offering an unparalleled selection of the City of Light’s most popular exhibitions and acclaimed artistic experiences. Paris, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Peninsula Paris has recently introduced the “Keys to Paris” – a unique offer giving guests insider access to Paris’… Read the full press release

Emaar Hospitality Group Marks Its 10th Year with 26 Upcoming Projects

Emaar Hospitality Group, which marks its tenth year in operation, now has 26 upcoming projects Showcases its portfolio of 10 operational hotels and three serviced residences, and other new properties at the premier travel, tourism and hospitality event Dubai, UAE, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of… Read the full press release

Emaar Hospitality Group’s New Management Agreements Create Mutually Beneficial Opportunities for Owners and Operators

Emaar Hospitality Group becomes the first international hotel operating company to offer incentive-fee-only management agreements, creating mutually beneficial opportunities for owners and operators The new contractual model removes the customary base management fee and links the operator’s fee earnings exclusively to generated profit rather than revenue Dubai, UAE, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emaar Hospitality… Read the full press release

Get Enhanced Digital Lifestyle Experiences With The World’s First Hospitality Apps by Emaar Hospitality Group

Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts, Palace Downtown and Manzil Downtown Apps tailored on their guest profiles & preferences are now live; Rove Hotels App to go live shortly Integrated with backend systems to offer management teams crucial real time data for enhancing guest experience Dubai, UAE, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In… Read the full press release

Travelport Worldwide Limited will host its 2017 Investor Day on May 23 at the New York Stock Exchange

Langley, U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE: TVPT) will host its 2017 Investor Day on Tuesday, May 23 at the New York Stock Exchange, 11 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, where it will provide an update on its corporate strategy, operations and targets. Seating is limited and advance registration is… Read the full press release

Nesma Airlines’ full content will now be available to over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies in over 180 countries

Langley U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement. Nesma Airlines is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt and is a member of the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Group. Nesma Airlines operates scheduled domestic flights… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson debuts in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey

Belgium, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, The Rezidor Hotel Group’s colorful and energetic midscale hotel brand, makes its debut in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey with the Park Inn by Radisson Samsun. The hotel is the second Park Inn by Radisson to open in Turkey this year and… Read the full press release

10 awards for Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest at the 29th annual Freddie Awards

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) took home a combined 10 awards last night, at the 29th annual Freddie Awards, including Promotion of the Year for “Day 1 Linking of Accounts,” and Program of the Year. Marriott International’s trio of loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards which includes… Read the full press release

Qantas Airways to expand the acceptance of China’s UnionPay cards

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Airways became the first Australian airline to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UnionPay International, China’s largest payment network provider, to expand the acceptance of UnionPay cards for payment across all Qantas customer touchpoints. The signing of the MOU took place yesterday at Qantas Mascot campus,… Read the full press release

The third series of Qantas’ Feels Like Home brand campaign will premiere on 30 April, 2017

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will premiere the third series of its Feels Like Home brand campaign this Sunday, 30 April. Filmed in Perth and London, the third series highlights Qantas’ history-making route between the two cities – which goes on sale today ahead of the first flights in March 2018. The… Read the full press release

Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route goes on sale

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Australians can now book non-stop flights* from Australia to Europe for the first time, with tickets for Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route going on sale today. Daily flights on the history-making route begin on 24 March 2018 and form part of a new Melbourne-Perth-London return service. The services will… Read the full press release

English footballer Bobby Moore OBE will become Norwegian’s latest British tail fin hero

As part of the Bobby Moore Fund’s Football Shirt Friday, English footballer announced as the latest tail fin hero to appear on Norwegian’s aircraft Fornebu, Norway, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has announced that iconic English footballer Bobby Moore OBE will become its latest British tail fin hero to appear on the airline’s… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward members can now earn points for shopping online at nearly 1,000 UK retailers

First low-cost airline loyalty scheme in UK to launch eShop for points earning New eShop features almost 1,000 popular UK retailers where members earn points Competition launched offering the chance to win £1,000 worth of points Fornebu, Norway, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian’s loyalty programme, Norwegian Reward, is continuing its UK… Read the full press release

The BOMBARDIER TRAXX Last Mile Locomotive delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators

Innovative Last Mile function delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators Montreal, Canada, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The BOMBARDIER TRAXX AC Last Mile Locomotive has proven extremely successful in commercial use, primarily due to its flexibility and energy efficiency. These advantages are, in large part, due to the TRAXX locomotive’s Last… Read the full press release

Bombardier: Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. leases two Q400 to Jambojet of Kenya

Ilyushin Finance leases two aircraft to a subsidiary of Kenya Airways Montreal, Canada, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirms that Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) has converted an option on one Q400 aircraft to a firm order. The Moscow-based leasing company, now with two Q400 on firm order, has successfully concluded a… Read the full press release

RusLine to fly Leipzig/Halle to Moscow three times a week

RusLine is linking Leipzig/Halle and Moscow from 19 April onwards. The Russian regional airline will fly to Moscow Domodedovo three times a week. Germany, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Russian capital’s largest airport offers many connecting flights to domestic and international destinations; express trains link the airport to the city centre (Paveletskaya station)… Read the full press release

New prizeotel near the Munich Airport in the Hallbergmoos municipality to open in early 2019

Belgium, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The expansion of prizeotel continues through the joint venture with The Rezidor Hotel Group. The group is proud to announce a new prizeotel near the Munich Airport in the Hallbergmoos municipality. prizeotel Munich Airport will open in early 2019. Karim Rashid, the renowned New York based designer and the… Read the full press release

New Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi’s Westlands

Belgium, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic midscale hotel brand, today announces the opening of the first Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi’s Westlands. The Rezidor Hotel Group now has three hotels operating in East Africa with an additional two opening within the next quarter.  Park Inn by… Read the full press release

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit one of the top performing properties within the brand

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit Presented with Lighthouse Award Memphis, Tennessee, 2017-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton, Hilton‘s global mid-price brand of more than 2,200 hotels, has recognized Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit with a Lighthouse Award. The award signifies the hotel as one of the top performing properties… Read the full press release