Epic Trips for the over 50s

LONDON, UK, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — In light of the vaccine being rolled out around the world, UK travel industry figures state that there is a growing “vaccine confidence” about 2021. It appears that the over 50s are taking the lead in travel bookings. TUI, the UK’s largest tour operator, says 50% of bookings… Read the full press release

British Airways and Nectar partner to give customers opportunity to convert Nectar points into Avios

From 25 January, existing balances and future points collected with Nectar can be converted into Avios, which can be redeemed through the British Airways Executive Club on flights, upgrades, hotel stays and more 400 Nectar points collected can be converted into 250 Avios and if customers wish to receive more Nectar points, then they can… Read the full press release

British Airways launches latest deals on short-haul flights

British Airways offering over 1 million seats for less than £40 each-way, based on a return fare Customers must book by Tuesday, 26 January The seats are available for travel on select dates until December, 2021 London, UK, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (21 January, 2021) revealed a series of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces expanded codeshare agreement with Iberia

Expanded commercial cooperation will enable Qatar Airways passengers to book travel to and from 40 destinations on Iberia’s network across the Iberian Peninsula & Latin America including new routes in Brazil, Chile, El Salvador and Guatemala Iberia passengers will benefit from access to 36 routes on Qatar Airways’ global network, including 7 additional destinations in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of flights to Atlanta

Qatar Airways will resume Atlanta services with four weekly flights from 1 June, increasing the carrier’s U.S. network to 12 destinations Airline will operate a total of 83 weekly flights to and from the U.S. offering passengers more flexible and reliable travel options Qatar Airways is the leading airline providing international connectivity to and from… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group welcomes Daniel Elwell to its board of directors

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group announced today (Jan. 21, 2021) the appointment of Daniel Elwell to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Elwell will also join the boards of directors of the company’s airline subsidiaries Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc. Elwell, a former military and… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start serving Fresno Yosemite International Airport and Santa Barbara Airport

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 21, 2021) published initial flight schedules for the carrier’s next two airports to be served in California, Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and Santa Barbara Airport (SBA), with service beginning in April 2021. “We’re boldly launching this eagerly anticipated new year… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces IntercityHotel in Breda — the third IntercityHotel in The Netherlands

Deutsche Hospitality announces a new hotel for Breda in 2023 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — A third IntercityHotel will be coming to the homeland of Rembrandt, Jan Vermeer und Vincent van Gogh in 2023. The Netherlands is a popular travel destination, and Deutsche Hospitality is adding an attractive location in… Read the full press release

IHG announces Holiday Inn Jeddah Corniche to open in January 2022

Signing continues accelerated growth of the Holiday Inn brand across Saudi Arabia  Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Management Agreement with Saleh Alsalamah and Partner Companies, to open Holiday Inn Jeddah Corniche. Having signed Holiday Inn Riyadh Al… Read the full press release

IHG announces Hotel Indigo Sydney Centre scheduled to open in 2025

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The huge momentum behind IHG’s Hotel Indigo brand in Australasia continues with the signing of a new agreement with City Tattersalls Club (CTC) in Sydney. Scheduled to open in 2025, Hotel Indigo Sydney Centre will sit atop the iconic Club’s premises in a newly renovated, 49-story… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut the first Ritz-Carlton ski resort in Europe

The Ritz-Carlton, Zermatt will mark a new era of unrivalled elegance in one of Europe’s highest mountain ranges ZERMATT, SWITZERLAND, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (JANUARY 21, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Mario Julen to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to Zermatt, debuting the first Ritz-Carlton ski resort in… Read the full press release

“Freeze or Fry” Challenge Highlights Need to ACT NOW on Climate Crisis

Travel & Tourism urged to help save the planet. Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Geoffrey Lipman, President of SUNx Malta, greets the start of Joe Biden’s Presidency with a challenge for us all to act now to take advantage of new US leadership to help redress the devastating impact of climate change…. Read the full press release

Emirates launches global sale to encourage travelers to explore new destinations in the New Year

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is launching its much-awaited global sale to inspire and encourage travelers to reconnect with family and friends or explore new destinations in the New Year. With attractive offers to select destinations worldwide, Emirates customers can make up for lost time in 2021. All-inclusive Economy Class fares… Read the full press release

Emirates trials IATA Travel Pass

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world to trial IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for COVID-19 testing… Read the full press release

Earn twice the bonus points through Choice Privileges’ New Year, New Bonus promotion

Loyalty Members Can Earn Twice the Points During Stays This Winter ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is kicking off the new year with the launch of a New Year, New Bonus promotion. Now through Feb. 28, Choice Privileges members who book and stay at participating Choice… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of daily flights to Cairo

The national carrier of the State of Qatar has touched down in Cairo for the first time since 2017 The airline will operate daily flights to Cairo on a state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today ( 18 January 2021) resumed flights to Cairo in the Arab… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches fare sale to mark its 50th Anniversary

Carrier celebrates 50th Anniversary with fares as low as $50 one way DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a fare sale today (Jan 19, 2021) through Feb. 8, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Central Time, with fares starting as low as $50 one-way in honor of its 50th Anniversary. Southwest… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to fly nonstop from Hamburg to Mount Pleasant in the Falkland Islands On February 1, 2021

On behalf of the Alfred-Wegener-Institute, the flight will operate with an Airbus A350-900 from Hamburg to the Falkland Islands Cologne, Germany, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 1, 2021, Lufthansa will be departing on the longest passenger flight in the history of its company, marking one of the most unique flights the airline… Read the full press release

Chill Out at Pasha Bar Baron Hotel Heliopolis, Cairo

Cairo, Egypt, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Treat your own senses with our mouthwatering cocktails and appetizers at Pasha Bar in Baron Hotel Heliopolis, Cairo. Chill Out with our great ambiance and breathtaking view of Baron Empain Palace. For reservation please call +202 22915757 #baronhotelsandresortsegypt #baronhotelheliopoliscairo #pashabar #nightspot #caironightspot #Cocktails #Appetizers #Ambience #BreathtakingView

Singapore Airlines earns Diamond rating in the Global Airline Health And Safety Audit

Singapore, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been awarded the Diamond rating – the highest level attainable – in the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying audit of global airlines. The audit, which was jointly conducted by industry body Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and aviation strategy firm SimpliFlying, involved a… Read the full press release

Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul celebrates its 30th anniversary

Istanbul, Turkey, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With a history dating back to the 17th century, Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul not only fuses history and luxury but has also inspired travel buffs and the tourism industry all over the world for 30 years. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year under Kempinski management, Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul… Read the full press release

Marriott International to open 100 properties in Asia Pacific in 2021

75 Properties Opened Across Asia Pacific in 2020 HONG KONG, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) continues to expand its portfolio, expecting to open 100 properties in Asia Pacific in 2021, bringing more brands and experiences to new destinations for guests across the region. In 2020, the company celebrated its… Read the full press release

ACI renews enhanced long-term partnership with Amadeus

Partnership includes ASQ awards and Customer Experience Accreditation programme Award categories amended to reflect the effect of COVID-19 on customer experience Montreal, Canada, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World and Amadeus have today (January 19, 2021) announced a new enhanced long-term strategic partnership to deliver ACI’s world-renowned Airport Service Quality… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces resumption of services between Moscow and Helsinki

Moscow, Russia, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot resumes regular flights to Helsinki (Finland) from 28 January. Moscow – Helsinki-Moscow flights will operate twice a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets are now available for purchase on Aeroflot’s website, in Aeroflot ticket offices and through authorized agents.  As international air traffic recovers, flight frequencies on these… Read the full press release

How to get from Berlin Tegel Airport to Potsdam?

BERLIN, Germany, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The German city of Potsdam is included in the UNESCO cultural heritage list: once, it was the residence of the Brandenburg prince, Friedrich Wilhelm I. The age of Potsdam foundation is more than 1000 years, but the historical architecture has been perfectly preserved to this day. The… Read the full press release

Let’s get physical; eight worldwide virtual fitness classes

LONDON, UK, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Let’s get physical; eight worldwide virtual fitness classes As we enter the third lockdown and Joe wicks returns to our living rooms, we look around the world at other virtual keep fit classes that can be enjoyed (or endured) from home. Again. From recreating the art of… Read the full press release

Best of the USA – Welcoming in a new era with President Biden and Vice President Harris

LONDON, UK, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Best of the USA – Welcoming in a new era with President Biden and Vice President Harris  The world will be watching next week as the United States of America welcomes Joe Biden as its 47th President, and Kamala Harris as the first woman, and the first… Read the full press release

12 Months of Travel Inspiration for 2021

LONDON, UK, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — 12 Months of Travel Inspiration for 2021 With travel and exploration having been severely restricted for most of 2020, travellers everywhere are longing to hear “doors to manual” and have an adventure that goes beyond the boundaries of the local park. With 2021 being hailed as the… Read the full press release

Beautiful Morning at Baron Hotel Heliopolis, Cairo

Cairo, Egypt, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A beautiful morning will never be complete without a hot cup of coffee and fresh bakery on our relaxing bed at Baron Hotel Heliopolis, Cairo Enjoy a relaxing morning at Baron Hotel Heliopolis, Cairo by booking through reservation@baroncairo.com or call 02 22915757 #BaronHotelsAndResortsEgypt #BaronHotelHeliopolisCairo #Baron #Hotels #Hospitality #BaronSafeHaven #RelaxingMorning #FreshBakery #HotCupOfCoffee

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of the new IntercityHotel Hildesheim

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality launched the new IntercityHotel Hildesheim on 18 January 2021. This modern and comfortable upper mid-scale hotel is located right next to Hildesheim’s main railway station and within easy reach of the city’s historic old quarter. Interior design is by the Italian architect Matteo… Read the full press release