Silversea Cruises announces the appointment of Barbara Staiger as VP of strategic partners

Miami, FL, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has appointed Barbara Staiger as vice president of strategic partners. Staiger will report to Christian Sierralta, vice president of national accounts and Latin America. Staiger has over 23 years of experience within the luxury cruise industry, spending 18 years as a sales director for… Read the full press release

airberlin welcomes Heinz-Joachim Schöttes as Head of Corporate Affairs

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Heinz-Joachim Schöttes (58) takes office as airberlin’s Head of Corporate Affairs at the beginning of April. This appointment is a further step in reorganising the airline by new Chief Executive Officer Thomas Winkelmann. “Heinz-Joachim Schöttes is an outstanding communications pro and will support airberlin with his expertise in… Read the full press release

Earn miles while asleep in a hotel bed now made possible through Lufthansa and Booking.com partnership

Lufthansa customers can now earn miles when they book a place to stay via LH.com as part of the Lufthansa Group’s partnership with Booking.com FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — It has never been so easy to earn miles: while you are peacefully asleep in a hotel bed, your Miles account balance increases… Read the full press release

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich   FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wilken Bormann is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Munich Hub from 1 March 2017. In this role he is responsible for the commercial management, station management, ground infrastructure and processes, as… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the signing of eight new hotels within the Holiday Inn® brand family in Germany

Announcement, made at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), follows the news that IHG achieved record signings in 2016 and now has more than 100 hotels either in the pipeline or in operation in the market DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today… Read the full press release

Lews Castle Museum and Archive official opens

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ —Yesterday (Monday 6 March) saw the official opening of the Lews Castle Museum and Archive project by the Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland. The opening marked the completion of a flagship cultural and economic regeneration project led by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The £19.5 million project,… Read the full press release

IHG® Rewards Club introduces Fuel Rewards® program; offering cents-per-gallon discounts for members

First hotel loyalty program to offer cents-per-gallon discounts for members through Fuel Rewards program DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Rewards Club, the loyalty program for IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is making travel even more rewarding for its millions of U.S. members by offering savings on fuel… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport signed contract for the delivery of 70 FLEXITY trams

Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public Transport signed contract for the delivery of 70 FLEXITY trams   Contract includes an option for 70 additional vehicles Modern FLEXITY trams feature 20% more passenger capacity than vehicles currently in use in Zurich BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and Zurich Public… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s C Series aircraft honored with 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award by Aviation Week Magazine

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviation Week Magazine has recognized Bombardier’s C Series aircraft with its 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award. “Bombardier’s C Series is the first clean-sheet narrowbody airliner to enter service in more than 20 years,” noted Aviation Week Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Anselmo. “In selecting it for this year’s Civil Aviation… 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

Air France awarded first prize for Customer Relations at the 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards

PARIS, France, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — On 1st March 2017, Air France was awarded first prize for Customer Relations* in the Transport sector for the second year running. This 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards took place at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, in the presence of… Read the full press release

Ryanair renews partnership with ISPCC Childline its chosen charity partner for 2017

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (6 Mar) renewed its charity partnership with ISPCC Childline, which will be its chosen charity partner for 2017.  ISPCC Childline provides a 24 hour listening service, which empowers children using telephone, online and text services. 90% of ISPCC Childline funding is raised… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds 5 extra flights between Dublin and the UK for Liverpool and Man United’s Premier League games

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Ireland’s No.1 airline, today (2 Mar) added 5 extra flights between Dublin and the UK for Liverpool and Man United’s rescheduled Premier League games in April, after strong demand from fans. Ryanair has added an extra flight between Dublin and Liverpool on Saturday, 1st April for Liverpool… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces a total of 24 routes in its first Frankfurt Main winter 2017 schedule

20 NEW ROUTES, 2.3m C’MERS, 7 BASED AIRCRAFT DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched its first Frankfurt Main winter schedule (2017), with 7 based aircraft (an investment of $700m), 20 new routes to Athens, Barcelona, Brindisi, Catania, Glasgow, Gran Canaria, Krakow, Lanzarote, Lisbon, London, Madrid,… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches twice weekly service from Belfast to Malta beginning in October

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Mar) launched a new route from Belfast to Malta, with a twice weekly service beginning in October, as part of its winter 2017 schedule which will go on sale soon. Ryanair celebrated its new Belfast–Malta route by releasing seats for sale across… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels further expands operation to the Australian Capital Territory with the first Adina Apartment Hotel Grand in Canberra

Australia, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels will operate a beautiful new Adina Apartment Hotel Grand, Canberra, further expanding the brand’s operation to the Australian Capital Territory. The contemporary new design hotel will be part of an exciting $300 million development by Capital Property Group at the corner of Constitution Place and London Circuit,… Read the full press release

Bath announces special treats to please every type of Mum this Mother’s Day

BATH, UK, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — With Mother’s Day (26 March) fast-approaching, Bath knows that no two mothers are the same and has prepared treats to please every type. From time-honoured treats to more unconventional experiences, Bath is equipped for every mum, whether she be crafty, outdoorsy or simply in need of a… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Residence debuts in Turkey

Radisson Blu Residence debuts in Turkey   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — There’s someplace like home in Istanbul, thanks to a newly opened residence from Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design. With a large choice of apartment sizes, guests at the Radisson Blu Residence, Istanbul… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland partners with San Francisco-based Blue & Gold Fleet to run 12 cruises through October

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Free Port of Oakland harbor tours will return in May with a new vessel operator.  The Port today announced an agreement with San Francisco-based Blue & Gold Fleet to run 12 cruises through October. Blue & Gold said it would deploy 230-passenger sightseeing vessels for the 90-minute tours. … Read the full press release

Air Mauritius nominated for Best Airline Marketing Award for the Changi Airline Awards 2017

Port Louis, Mauritius, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Mauritius is one of the nominees for Best Airline Marketing Award for the upcoming 12th edition of the Changi Airline Awards 2017 to be held in Singapore on the 27th of April 2017. The final award winner for this category will be based on audience voting… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport wins third place in Best Airport in Europe category of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Zurich Airport took third place in the Europe category of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. These awards are presented annually by the leading international umbrella association of airport operators. The association carries out around 600,000 individual passenger surveys to measure customer satisfaction at more than… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route from Budapest to Bordeaux starting September

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Budapest to Bordeaux. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 22 September and will be operated two times a week, on Mondays and Fridays.  Seats on the new route are already… Read the full press release

Central Africa’s Arik Air special promotional fare: Fly to any destination in Nigeria from N16, 000

Ikeja, Nigeria, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier has announced a special promotional fare that will enable passengers buy a-one-way ticket to any destination in Nigeria from N16, 000. The promotion, which runs from March 6 to 20 March, 2017 is to acknowledge and appreciate the loyalty of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines starts flights to Mexico City from California hubs this summer

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The U.S. Dept. of Transportation has tentatively awarded Alaska Airlines coveted slots at Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport from San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego with flights starting this summer. Tickets and flight schedule details will be announced at a later date, following final government approval. “We… Read the full press release

Volaris Airlines starts service between Chicago Midway International Airport and Queretaro Intercontinental Airport in Mexico on May 19, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Great news for Midway travelers! Volaris Airlines will begin a new international route between Chicago Midway International Airport and Queretaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) in Mexico with twice-weekly service starting on May 19, 2017. This is a brand new destination served from Chicago. “We are very pleased to welcome another… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

Liverpool, UK, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether it’s a luxurious bottle of champagne, her favourite skin care product or a meaningful piece of jewellery, spoil mum this Mother’s Day with the best gifts at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA). The Beauty Queen We all know mums deserve to be pampered, so why not treat… Read the full press release

Get Insider Tips for Your Next Trip to Barcelona with AirBnB’s New Platform

San Francisco, California, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the launch of its new Trips platform in Barcelona, adding bookable local experiences, insider recommendations and social meet ups to the thousands of homes available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city, immersing themselves… Read the full press release

Fly to Frankfurt with RyanAir’s New Route from Glasgow

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched a new route from Glasgow to Frankfurt, with a daily service beginning in October, as part of its extended winter 2017 schedule, which will deliver 1.4m customers at Glasgow International Airport. Ryanair’s Glasgow winter 2017 schedule will deliver: 3 new… Read the full press release

New Routes to Copenhagen, Milan and more with RyanAir’s 2017 Liverpool Winter Schedule

3 New Winter Routes to Copenhagen, Milan & Prague Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched its 2017 Liverpool winter schedule, with 2 new routes to Copenhagen and Milan, a new winter service to Prague and 24 routes in total, which will help deliver 2m customers p.a…. Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… Read the full press release