Doncaster Sheffield Airport announces opening of Great Yorkshire Way direct link from the motorway network

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The second phase of Great Yorkshire Way which completes the direct link from the motorway network to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has officially opened to traffic today (Friday 15 June). Delivered by Doncaster Council and backed by the Sheffield City Region, this transformational project completed the last one… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes the start of new Flybe direct service to Belfast

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is pleased to announce the start of a new Flybe route direct to Belfast jetting off from Friday 15 June 2018. Passengers can take one of the five scheduled flights per week and arrive in less than an hour, to enjoy the land of… Read the full press release

CDA brings back “Fly with Butch O’Hare” family pop-up lounge to O’Hare this summer

Chicago, IL, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer the Chicago Department of Aviation is bringing back its popular “Fly with Butch O’Hare” family pop-up lounge to O’Hare offering passengers a comfortable space to relax, recharge and play. ​The “Fly with Butch O’Hare” lounge, featuring comfortable seating and charging stations, is a great place to relax… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, scheduled to begin on Oct. 1

Carrier continues to offer expanding options for travelers on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines adds daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, offering a convenient way to travel between Southern California and Eastern Washington. The new service, which is scheduled to begin on Oct. 1, will be the only nonstop flight offered between the… Read the full press release

Spirit to begin international service from Orlando International Airport to 11 new destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean

Nine new international destinations and five new domestic routes begin in September 2018MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — From a tranquil rain forest, to a bustling metropolis, to the crystal waters of the Caribbean, the options for exotic culture and cuisine are endless as Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) grows immensely in Orlando!  In an unprecedented expansion, starting October 4,… Read the full press release

Spirit to begin service from Asheville to Florida beginning September 6, 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking to hang out in Asheville, or ready for a warm Florida getaway, Spirit Airlines is ready to help you take-off and save!  Beginning September 6, 2018, Spirit will begin service from Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and Tampa International Airport (TPA).  Asheville will mark Spirit’s 67th service station in its… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to offer Piedmont Triad ultra-low fares to Florida from September 6, 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’re looking to theme park hop or hop onto a beautiful beach, Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) is set to whisk the Piedmont Triad away to sunny Florida with ultra-low fares!  Beginning September 6, 2018, Spirit will begin service from Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport(FLL), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and Tampa International Airport (TPA).  The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches four-times-weekly service between Hong Kong and Brussels

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific celebrated the launch of its new Hong Kong – Brussels service at an event held at the Square – Brussels Convention Centre on 14 June. Guest of honour, Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was joined by officials… Read the full press release

Econo Lodge is giving one lucky winner the chance to spend a day with two-time Bassmaster Elite Series champion Justin Lucas

CONTEST RUNS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Econo Lodge, a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament presenting sponsor, is giving one lucky winner and a guest the opportunity to spend the day with two-time Bassmaster Elite Series champion Justin Lucas at Lake Guntersville, Ala. The Econo Lodge Easy Escape, Fishing with Justin Lucas contest runs through September 5,… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges launches the “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend it Your Way.” summer promotion

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is launching the “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend it Your Way.” seasonal promotion. From June 12 to August 17, 2018, two separate stays at a Choice Hotels property can earn Choice Privileges members enough rewards points to earn… Read the full press release

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel to offer an exceptional evening dedicated to music on June 21 to celebrate “Fête de la Musique”

Guests of the Hotel, restaurants and bar will have the privilege to attend a private concert in the Hotel’s elegant Rotunda by one of Warner Classics’ greatest talents, the pianist composer RIOPY Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat, France, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year on June 21, France traditionally celebrates the “Fête de la Musique” with… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria turns its beach into a Football Arena just in time for the 2018 World Cup

Summer event is in partnership with WE, CIB Wealth and IRAM jewelry Alexandria, Egypt, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — For all football lovers, Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria has turned its beach into an amazing fan zone in the open air by the sea, reflecting the unique ambiance of the city. The Football Arena is set with three… Read the full press release

BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC named the Wine Program of the Year at the 2018 RAMMY Awards

It’s a Winn Win for Head Sommelier Winn Robertson and his team from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On June 10, 2018 BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, was named the Wine Program of the Year at the 2018 RAMMY Awards Gala of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington…. Read the full press release

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel welcomes Florent Margaillan as Executive Pastry Chef

Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat, France, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Florent Margaillan is the Executive Pastry Chef of Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel as of June 25, 2018. In his new role, he’ll redesign the dessert menus for the property’s three restaurants: the chic French Riviera bistro La Véranda, the pool-side grill at Club Dauphin, and the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Cap. At… Read the full press release

Emirates to serve complimentary ice cream to all its customers at Dubai International Airport this summer

Dubai UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer travel season, Emirates is serving complimentary ice cream to all its customers at Dubai International Airport. Ice cream cups will be given out at the Terminal 3 departure and transit areas from 15 June to 31 August for customers travelling from or through Dubai. The ice… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate 24 extra flights between Dubai and Jeddah during the busy Umrah season

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be boosting its flights to Jeddah during the busy Umrah season. The airline will operate 24 extra flights, adding more than 10,000 additional seats between Dubai and Jeddah from 12 June to 24 June. The additional flights will be serviced by the Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates’… Read the full press release

Emirates increases capacity to five flights per week between Luanda and Dubai

Connection between Dubai and Luanda increases to five flights per week, and daily from 2018 winter schedule DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates announced today it will reinstate two weekly flights between Luanda and Dubai, increasing capacity to five flights per week between the two cities, starting from 1 July 2018. Customers… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Cainiao Smart Logistics Network partner in cross-border e-commerce trade and airline cargo operation

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and the largest international cargo airline, has signed an MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics  Network Ltd. (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, to jointly facilitate the delivery of cross-border parcels as Cainiao looks to expand its global logistics… Read the full press release

The Port of Oakland appoints Michael Mitchell as its new Director of Human Resources

Michael Mitchell to oversee labor relations, talent acquisition and more Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland has named Michael Mitchell as its new Director of Human Resources. A 12-year Port veteran, Mr. Mitchell previously served as the Port’s Human Resources Manager. “Michael Mitchell brings a wealth of government experience… Read the full press release

Jack London Square to host Patchwork’s Summer Show Saturday, June 16

East Bay’s creative community comes together at Oakland waterfront Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square is home to Patchwork’s Summer Show Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event features local emerging artists, crafters and designers along with workshops, indie music and gourmet food trucks. Patchwork is free and open to… Read the full press release

Spain Summer Holiday Spending 2018 Report: The Top 3 best value destinations are Gran Canaria, Costa Tropical and the Costa Blanca

MALAGA, Spain, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a last-minute budget holiday this summer, then Spain is your best bet in Europe. Spain is a hot favourite holiday spot for Brits with more than 19 million Brits choosing to holiday there in 2017. Cheap flights and accommodation don’t necessarily mean a cheap… Read the full press release

Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas enhances its two-bedroom villas with the finest textiles from the Jim Thompson collection

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest textiles from the famed Jim Thompson collection enhances the splendid two-bedroom villas already available at Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas. Jim Thompson shared his love of Thailand by bringing hand-woven Thai silks to the world, complementing perfectly the Anantara passion for authentic luxury. A sweeping sanctuary… Read the full press release

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang recognized with Chef Hotelier of the Year award

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort is delighted to announce that Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang has won the prestigious Chef Hotelier of the Year award at The Hotelier Awards Asia 2018. The fifth annual Hotelier Awards was hosted on 23 May 2018 in Singapore to recognise outstanding professional excellence… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to open a new, ultra-luxury hotel in Houston in 2023

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been selected by McNair Interests to manage a new, ultra-luxury hotel in Houston. Set to open in 2023, the hotel will be Rosewood’s second in Texas and their ninth in the United States. Ideally located in the city’s exclusive Uptown District, the hotel… Read the full press release

flydubai launches new Home Check-in service in partnership with DUBZ and dnata

flydubai launches new product called ‘Home Check-in’ in partnership with DUBZ and dnata Service available up to six hours ahead of departure with standard prices from AED 110 Passengers can save 30% on standard prices until 30 June DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai launches its new Home Check-in service in… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in DUBZ, launches full home check-in service for passengers

Home check-in service in Dubai launched with UAE carrier flydubai and KSA carriers Saudia and flynas Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes from their home or hotel.  dnata is launching these new services through… Read the full press release

Ryanair to open a new base at London Southend from April 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (13 June) announced it will open a new base at London Southend, from April 2019, with 3 based aircraft (an investment of $300m) and 13 new routes to 8 countries, including Alicante, Barcelona Reus, Bilbao, Brest, Corfu, Cluj, Dublin, Faro, Kosice, Malaga, Milan… Read the full press release

Viking again honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine

Viking Remains Only Cruise Line to Win Both Oceans and Rivers Luxury Categories in “Awards of Excellence” Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) today (June 11, 2018) announced it has been honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” in Luxury Travel Advisor magazine’s 2018 “Awards of Excellence” for a… Read the full press release

AAAE named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has been named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live, an organization that rates the fastest-growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Washington, DC region’s legal, association and nonprofit, entrepreneur, federal tech, real estate and corporate… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel launch Summer Family Fun accommodation package including a personal ‘Toy Butler’

Make the most of the summer in London with a Family Fun Package including a personal ‘Toy Butler’, bespoke box of outdoor toys and British picnic experience London, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel are launching a limited edition Summer Family Fun accommodation package, complete with a ‘Toy Butler’. As well as… Read the full press release