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

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

370 trade and tourism buyers will attend this year’s TRENZ in Auckland, 9 – 12 May 2017

Exciting new products will be announced at TRENZ 2017 including a world first extreme adventure activity. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A world first extreme adventure activity, operators taking visitors off the beaten track and an upscale hotel returning to Christchurch are amongst the new tourism products that will be on show… Read the full press release

New Zealand prepares for the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 supporters

New Zealand is preparing to roll out the red carpet when the Lions 2017 supporters roll into town. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With craft brews, wine and seafood, a giant haka, special trains, rugby nostalgia, fan zones and opportunities to meet the rugby legends, New Zealand is preparing to roll… Read the full press release

TravelClick’s North American Hospitality Review (NAHR): Average daily rates (ADR) strong in both 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2017

Transient Leisure Travel Remains Strong in Second Quarter of 2017 NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As North American hoteliers forge ahead in 2017, average daily rates (ADR) are holding strong in both the second and third quarters of 2017 despite declines in committed occupancy*, according to new data from TravelClick’s April 2017… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils details of its multi-million pound re-design for New York JFK Terminal 7

LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today unveiled details of its multi-million pound re-design for New York JFK Terminal 7, the airline’s flagship US airport. New CGI images give customers a first glimpse of what the terminal will look like following a more than £52 million ($65 million) investment, which will transform the… Read the full press release

British Airways to start double-daily flights to the heart of Italy’s fashion capital Milan

LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Some new young fashion models line up on the runway at London City to celebrate the launch of new British Airways flights to the catwalk runways of Milan. The first of the double-daily flights took off this week from the heart of London straight to the heart of Italy’s… Read the full press release

Guide dog Joey is easyJet’s most frequent flying dog

Guide dog Joey is easyJet’s most frequent flying dog taking his 35th easyJet flight with his owner Jan Gibson LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, welcomed its first member of its ‘furry flight club’ yesterdat, with guide dog Joey reaching the milestone of 35 flights with easyJet alongside his owner Jan… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the first airline in the Middle East to launch high-speed broadband on flights starting this summer

Twelve new destinations announced as award-winning airline continues to expand global network First airline in the Middle East to launch high-speed broadband connectivity on flights Unveils unique new app making award-winning IFE truly mobile and announces the launch of a redesigned website to showcase the airline’s destinations and service DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America join Alaska Global Partners British Airways, Qantas and Icelandair in Terminal 7 at JFK

Move co-locates the two airlines into one terminal for better international connections and growth SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announce plans to move into Terminal 7 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The move, which will be complete by October 2017, relocates the airlines’ two… Read the full press release

New Frontier Airlines nonstop service from CVG to New York City – LaGuardia and Minneapolis/St

Hebron, KY, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Frontier Airlines added new nonstop service from CVG to New York City – LaGuardia and Minneapolis/St. Paul today with two inaugural flight celebrations including ribbon-cutting ceremonies, a #CVGselfie station and gifts for passengers. Service to LaGuardia now operates daily using 180-seat A320 aircraft. Service to Minneapolis/St. Paul… Read the full press release

New bus service to connect Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport

New service between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of a new look fleet of buses will commence a new service on Sunday 30 April 2017 connecting Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport. The new A3 AirportFlyer service will commence on Sunday 30th April having been successfully tendered and won by First… Read the full press release

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity at Bristol Airport

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity from Bristol Airport and introduce new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomson and First Choice are today announcing increased capacity at Bristol Airport for anyone taking a holiday in summer 2018. This includes new routes to Funchal, Madeira… Read the full press release

New SAS route from Helsinki to Malaga

In November SAS launches a new year round route from Helsinki to Malaga  Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The new route is served with an Airbus A320 and B737-800, on Saturdays all year round, starting November 4th of 2017. Including the new route, SAS is now offering ten departures to Malaga from Sweden,… Read the full press release

SAS to start direct route between Stockholm and Eilat in Israel

SAS opens a direct route between Stockholm and Eilat in Israel. Eilat will be a new route to SAS and is part of the winter program for 2017. Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A new route between Stockholm and Eilat starts on October 28 as part of SAS’ winter program for 2017/2018, with… Read the full press release

British Airways sees serious increase of its Gatwick operation in the last five years

LONDON, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — New routes and a better customer experience are driving strong growth in demand for British Airways at Gatwick. Over the last five years, British Airways’ operation at the Sussex-based hub has seen 40 per cent more customers travel (from 4.4m to 6.2m) and an increase of 33 per cent… Read the full press release

British Airways and Disneyland Paris organised day trip to Disneyland Paris for forty deserving youngsters

LONDON, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Forty deserving youngsters found time to sparkle as they jetted off with British Airways from London City Airport to join in the 25th anniversary celebrations at Disneyland Paris. The children and adults from three London charities were joined by some famous friends including Alesha Dixon, Stacey Solomon, Joe Swash,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways starts third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar

Qatar Airways starts third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar   Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced that commencing 7 May 2017, the airline will operate a third daily non-stop route from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Bali Denpasar. Bali has long been a… Read the full press release

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017: Qatar Airways named “Airline with the Best Business Class” and “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew”

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017: Qatar Airways named “Airline with the Best Business Class” and “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew”   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named the “Airline with the Best Business Class”, and the “Airline with the Best Cabin Crew” at the prestigious Business… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel”

Qatar Airways named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel”   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel” and was named runner-up for the title of “Best Overall International Airline.” These latest awards… Read the full press release