Jet Aviation opens new FBO (fixed-base operation) at Hanscom Field at Boston/Bedford

Cahokia, IL, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation celebrated the opening of a new FBO (fixed-base operation) at Hanscom Field at Boston/Bedford on August 22 with a ribbon-cutting performed by the first customer to enter the building. The two-story, 12,000-square-foot facility opened for business officially after the red ribbon was cut by Bob Braceland, director,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Extra Holidays announces “Fall Savings Means Extra For You” Resort Suite Sale

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham® Extra Holidays, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is now offering special deals to more than 30 destinations during the Wyndham Extra Holidays “Fall Savings Means Extra For You” Resort Suite… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts open a new, ultra-luxury hotel at London’s prestigious Mayfair district

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by global real estate investment firm Qatari Diar to manage a new, ultra-luxury hotel located on picturesque Grosvenor Square in London’s prestigious Mayfair district. Set to be housed in the iconic building which currently serves as the U.S. Embassy, the hotel will… Read the full press release

Epic Rides announceS the Oz Trails Off-Road backcountry mountain bike event & festival

Fourth event boosts equal payout purse to $160,000 and showcases America’s newest mountain bike mecca LAS VEGAS, NEV., 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Epic Rides today announced the Oz Trails Off-Road backcountry mountain bike event & festival. Utilizing the Oz Trails network at the foot of the Ozark mountains in Northwest Arkansas, the fourth event… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism announces Jim Dailey as the next director of Arkansas Tourism

LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Kane Webb, executive director of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, tonight announced Jim Dailey as the next director of Arkansas Tourism. Dailey will replace current director Joe David Rice, who retires Dec. 31 after 30 years in the role. Dailey will begin his duties Jan…. Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines’ announcement of additional service for Silicon Valley travelers

New Flights to Atlanta, Cincinnati and Colorado Springs Extend SJC’s Number of Nonstop Destinations to 50; Additional Frontier Service Announced Even Before the Airline’s SJC Launch on October 5 San José, Calif., 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — San José Mayor Sam Liccardo and Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) Interim Assistant Director of Aviation Judy Ross joined… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company provides educational and professional platform to future leaders in the aviation industry

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, a ceremony to mark the launch of Bahrain Airport Company’s Tahleeq 2 capacity building programme was held at the Grove Hotel. The ceremony was attended by Tamkeen’s Chief Executive Dr. Ebrahim Janahi… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin and IPK International: People’s enthusiasm for travel remains unbroken despite fear of terrorism

Fear of terrorism is a major factor in holiday planning – Large variation in safety perceptions of different destinations – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse global shifts in travel behaviour – People’s enthusiasm for travel remains unbroken BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide, people’s desire to travel remains unabated, despite terror attacks… Read the full press release

CDA to host Concessions Career Fair at O’Hare International Airport on September 26, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for work in a fast-paced environment? Then make sure you attend the Concessions Career Fair at O’Hare International Airport on September 26, 2017. The event, hosted by the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), will offer job seekers an opportunity to meet with hiring managers of the retail stores and restaurants operating… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America connect the Bay Area to the Big Easy with new nonstop service

Carrier continues largest network expansion in company history SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today launch nonstop service between San Francisco International Airport and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, connecting the Bay Area to the “Big Easy.” The new route is part of the largest network expansion in Alaska Airlines’ 85-year… Read the full press release

The Maho Group and Sunwing Travel Group help employees impacted by the closures of Sonesta Resorts St Maarten

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Travel Group, the largest vertically integrated travel group in North America, recently purchased the 257 room Great Bay Beach Resort Casino & Spa from The Maho Group with intent to assume operations as of November 1st, 2017. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the resort is… Read the full press release

Heathrow partners with Grab to launch a food and drink pre-order service

New in-app service helps passengers order food ahead of travel LONDON, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has partnered with leading US provider Grab to launch a food and drink pre-order service. Hosted within the Heathrow app, passengers will now be able to enjoy fantastic food before they fly.  The service trial has launched… Read the full press release

3rd annual Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon raised over £50,000 for charity

350 runners from across Team Heathrow raised over £50,000 for charity Four local and national charities set to receive the donations from this year’s event LONDON, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its third year, Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon has raised over £50,000 for charity. 350 runners from across team Heathrow competed in… Read the full press release

Heathrow urged the Government to scrap domestic Air Passenger Duty (‘APD’) on all UK flights

Chancellor urged to support British industry in Autumn Budget by scrapping uncompetitive aviation tax on internal flights Proposal builds on Heathrow’s efforts to improve domestic access to UK’s hub – saving passengers at least £24 million annually on flights to Heathrow alone, boosting domestic journeys by 8% and driving economic growth during key early years… Read the full press release

Sunwing announces latest Sunwing Café selection of dishes inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is pleased to announce it will be continuing its partnership with Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford, as part of its award-winning inflight service. In addition, the #1 to the sun will be offering new and tasty menu options inspired by the Chef herself to… Read the full press release

IHG unveils its new high-quality midscale brand, avid™ hotels — now franchise ready

New Hotel Brand is Now Franchise Ready DENHAM, UK, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) today revealed the name of its new high-quality midscale brand, avid™ hotels, alongside a brand logo and renderings of the hotel exterior, public space and guest rooms. First introduced to owners at the IHG Americas Conference in June, avid hotels is… Read the full press release

IHG listed on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today been listed on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, having achieved first place in RobecoSAM’s Consumer Services industry group and the highest score for the industry on its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). This achievement means that IHG will… Read the full press release

Dulles International Airport annual free open house expected to attract thousands of visitors on Saturday, September 23

25th Annual Airport Event Open to the Public, Benefits Special Olympics Virginia Washington, D.C., 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Dulles Day Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport is expected to attract thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house with a daylong schedule of activities, events and family fun on Saturday, September 23. Nearly 100… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield’s environmental sustainability efforts recognized at Airports Council International North America conference

Halifax, N.S., 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Halifax Stanfield’s environmental sustainability efforts were formally recognized this week at the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Joyce Carter, President & CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority, received a Certificate of Accreditation at the ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation ceremony. “It was… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens dual-branded hotel Le Méridien and AC Hotels by Marriott in downtown Denver

With the Highest Open-Air Rooftop Bar in Denver, the Dual-Branded Hotel Complex Brings an Elevated Approach to Design and Dining in the Mile High City Bethesda, MD, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today announced the anticipated opening of the dual-branded hotel development in downtown Denver, bringing two lauded European-inspired brands to… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk announces New Holiday Tradition – Ice Skating at the Boardwalk

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is offering guests a new way to celebrate the holidays this year. Starting November 11, the seaside amusement park’s Main Entrance Plaza will become a center of holiday fun with ice skating, holiday decorations, rides, games, and treats. A 30 foot Christmas… Read the full press release

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok marks its 7th year with a series of exceptional events and promotions

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is celebrating seven years of providing luxurious and glorious experiences for local and international guests with a series of exceptional events and promotions. On 27 September 2017 Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok celebrates its seventh anniversary of providing unrivalled comfort and luxury to guests to a… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko welcomes Natalia Kashirskaya as new General Manager

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 15 September, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has a new General Manager – Ms Natalia Kashirskaya. A true hotelier with over 12 years’ experience within the company, she joins Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko from her most recent role as Hotel Manager of Kempinski Hotel… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® adds fashion icon Zac Posen to its Rosewood Curators program

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the ultra-luxury hotel group, today adds fashion icon Zac Posen to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel recommendations and insider tips for Rosewood destinations around the world. Posen joins Rosewood Curators on behalf of Rosewood Mansion on… Read the full press release

NEW ZEALAND: Hobbiton Movie Set to celebrate International Hobbit Day on September 22

Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate International Hobbit Day. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill: Lord of the Rungs — world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb

Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs experience needs to be seen to be believed. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s wild, wet and 450 metres on high – Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs is the world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb and New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill. New Zealand’s connection with… Read the full press release

Stagecoach recognises outstanding UK Bus apprentices

Perth, Scotland, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 13th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Ten bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at the company’s largest ever awards ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received cash prizes and… Read the full press release

EANS earns the Family-friendly Employer stamp from the Ministry of Social Affairs

Harjumaa, Estonia, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On 15 September Kaia Iva, Minister of Social Affairs, awarded 43 employers, including EANS, the Family-friendly Employer stamp, which allows present and future employers to demonstrate that they appreciate the wishes of their employees and are ready to contribute to their well-being. “We participate in family- and employee-friendly… Read the full press release

LaLiga Lounge to kick off first edition of LaLiga Festival from 28 September to 7 October at Hotel Park in Doha

The ten-day football and entertainment festival kick-starts on 28thSeptember DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the partnership between Katara Hospitality and Spanish Football League LaLiga for the world’s first LaLiga Lounge and the first themed restaurant for sports fans in Doha earlier this year. LaLiga Lounge announced the launch of the first edition… Read the full press release

Duetto to deploy its cloud-based solutions at Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has spread its cloud-based solutions to a key property in the Caribbean, signing an agreement with Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon. “Half Moon is one of the very best resorts the Caribbean has to offer, and we’re… Read the full press release