British Airways launches comedy videos for ‘Red Nose Day’ starring David Walliams, Emma Bunton and Tom Daley

LONDON, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a collection of comedy videos for ‘Red Nose Day’ (Friday 24 March), starring David Walliams, Emma Bunton and Tom Daley dressed as British Airways staff surprising customers in support of Comic Relief – the airline’s charity partner Launched today on British Airways’ YouTube page (youtube.com/britishairways),… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce the launch of its new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, starting March 27 2017; the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and SilkAir announces codeshare agreement on Indian domestic flights operated by Vistara

SINGAPORE, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Joint Release With Vistara) – Singapore Airlines (SIA) and regional subsidiary SilkAir have signed an agreement to codeshare on Indian domestic flights operated by Vistara, with effect from 14 March 2017. Under the agreement, SIA will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Vistara-operated flights beyond Mumbai and New Delhi… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces four new routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports

FOUR NEW ROUTES FROM KYIV AND LVIV THIS SUMMER Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today four new routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports.  Starting 18 June, WIZZ will operate its second service from Lviv Airport to… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces partnership with Chubb to provide its customers with travel and flight insurance cover

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced a recently signed partnership with Chubb to provide its customers with travel and flight insurance cover. Travelers who book flights via wizzair.com and the Wizz Air mobile app are now able to add either travel or… Read the full press release

Silver Airways further expands its Florida – Bahamas network with new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Bimini

Fares from $88 (including taxes and fees) available at silverairways.com* Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways today announced it is continuing to even further expand its Florida – Bahamas network and is starting new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Bimini on April 20, 2017. Located just 50 miles off… Read the full press release

VisitScotland launches new marketing campaign to encourage more visitors to Clackmannanshire

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Key players from Clackmannanshire’s tourism sector will meet at the Inglewood House and Spa in Alloa on the evening of Tuesday, 28 March, to find out about an important new marketing campaign to encourage more visitors to explore the area. Organised by VisitScotland on behalf of partners… Read the full press release

VisitScotland to host the 2017 Ayrshire & Arran Tourism Conference on 29 March

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Around 100 businesses from all over the region will converge at Ayr Racecourse on Wednesday 29 March for the 2017 Ayrshire & Arran Tourism Conference. The industry event, hosted by VisitScotland and supported by the Ayrshire Tourism Industry Group, will focus on working together to drive tourism… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new non-stop service to Newark, NJ, Burbank, CA and Orlando, FL

Carrier continues to grow its presence, making it the go-to airline for travelers living on the West Coast SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines inaugurates non-stop service in three new markets this week—San Jose, Calif. to Newark, New Jersey, which began on March 12; San Jose, Calif. to Burbank, Calif…. Read the full press release

UIA Now Offering Nonstop Flights to Tourist Favorite Budapest

KIEV, Ukraine, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In summer 2017, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Budapest, Hungary. Tickets are available on UIA website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. Effective June 15, 2017, the new daily flights connecting the capitals of Ukraine and… Read the full press release

Oman Air Aims for Lower Baggage Fares through DHL Tie-Up

MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is excited to announce a new partnership with DHL Express, a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL. This trial builds on Oman Air’s promise to scrap high baggage charges. The arrangement will allow guests… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Beats Previous Year’s Passenger Volume for the month of February

Group Airlines welcomed around 7.8 million passengers on board Seat load factor of 75.0% is a 2.7-percentage-point improvement from February 2016 COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 7.8 million passengers in February, 12.4% more than in the same period last year. Total capacity for the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Invests 500 Million Euros to Enhance Personalized Digital Offers

New business class for the Boeing Triple Seven X One-way fares starting at 49 euros offer more travel options across Europe Presales through direct channels COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — People are us,ging their lives according to their customized preferences. To support this, the Lufthansa Group is making major investments in the… Read the full press release

New A4ANZ Group Aims to Achieve Regulatory Reform in Aviation Industry

Professor Graeme Samuel AC to be appointed as Chair SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia and New Zealand’s major airlines today announced the establishment of a new industry group to advocate and pursue reform on public policy issues that impact the aviation sector and broader economy in the region. Airlines for Australia and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s New Cutting-Edge Terminal A at PortMiami to welcome Symphony of the Seas and Allure of the Seas

PortMiami’s New Cutting-Edge Terminal A to Welcome Two Oasis-class Ships Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean today breaks ground on the dramatic new PortMiami Terminal A, which will herald the arrival of what will be the world’s largest cruise ship and the global cruise line’s newest addition, Symphony of the Seas.  She… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International commits to help grow tourism in The Bahamas

Global Cruise Line Commits Significant Investment with Plans to Enhance CocoCay Private Island Destination and Expand Training and Employment for Bahamian Nationals Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International, has committed to a multi-year agreement with the island nation of The Bahamas that will help grow tourism… Read the full press release

Silversea’s Silver Discoverer visited Maheshkhali Island on its first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh

Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea made history with the first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh on February 22, when Silver Discoverer visited Maheshkhali Island. Greeted by a colorful fleet of motorized rickshaws, guests were ferried into town to explore an ornate temple and then attend a welcoming ceremony… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrated today seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca. WIZZ’s lucky 7 millionth passenger was travelling on the first flight from Bratislava to Cluj and was greeted upon arrival with… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks one year of operations at Bratislava International Airport with route from Bratislava to Sofia

NEW LOW FARE CONNECTION FROM BRATISLAVA TO SOFIA Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrated today one year of successful operations at Bratislava International Airport and announced a new low-fare route from Bratislava to Sofia. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 30… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport welcomes Cathay Pacific’s new non-stop Christchurch service from Hong Kong starting December 2017

New Zealand, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time. The non-stop Christchurch service will operate three times a week, departing Hong Kong on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels welcomes Mr. Martin Kwan as Group Director of Purchasing

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed seasoned professional, Mr. Martin Kwan, as Group Director of Purchasing. Heralding over 30 years in the hospitality industry, Martin joins Marco Polo Hotels to lead the expanding hotel group’s efforts in purchasing and procurement for its two brands, Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels,… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels announces the appointment of Ms. Rosemary Tam as Group Director of Human Resources

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed HR specialist, Ms. Rosemary Tam, as Group Director of Human Resources. Previously with the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company, Rosemary joins Marco Polo Hotels to roll out talent acquisition and HR strategies for the successful hospitality group whose upscale deluxe hotel brand, Marco… 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

VisitEngland unveils finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism.  England, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism. The Awards, now in their 28th year, recognise and congratulate… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017 at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

London, United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer marks its 10th anniversary

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating a decade of success and growth of its regional airline business. BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways subsidiary, with its headquarters in Manchester, marks its 10th anniversary with good cause to celebrate – the number of customers using its services has more than… Read the full press release

airberlin at ITB in Berlin

Unwind and relax in one of the airline’s comfortable seats and order your “airgusto” experience from trendy international restaurants directly at ITB BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin will as in previous years present itself year to an international audience between 8–12 March at ITB in Berlin. The airline offers ITB visitors… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the appointment of Rajit Sukumaran as Chief Development Officer in the AMEA region

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today announces the appointment of Rajit Sukumaran to the role of Chief Development Officer in the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. IHG has an established reputation as a valued partner for successful hotel owners and investors globally and currently operates across nearly… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates its 2017 winter schedule for Romania with 25% discount on selected flights

500,000 MILLION SEATS ON SALE WITH 25% DISCOUNT* ON SELECTED FLIGHTS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, has launched its 2017 winter schedule for Romania. Wizz Air is increasing its flight frequencies across the Romanian network with an average… Read the full press release

Wizz Air deploys its 6th Airbus A320 aircraft at its Katowice base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrates the deployment of the 6th Airbus A320 aircraft at its Katowice base. The additional aircraft allows the airline to launch four new routes to such popular holiday destinations as Catania on the island of Sicily,… Read the full press release