Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas receives the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star designation

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas receives the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star designation   Hong Kong, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers seeking a Five Star experience in hotel, spa and dining venues will be delighted to check into Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas. The 392-room hotel is among only eight in the United States and 13… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide

Mandarin Oriental, Munich awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide   Hong Kong, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich has become the first hotel in Germany to be awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide. “We are thrilled to receive this special distinction, as the first and only hotel in Germany. This… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace named one of Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotels

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide today (2/20/2018 ) revealed its prestigious list of Five-Star properties, and Emirates Palace is thrilled to be included in the exclusive set of six Five-Star hotels out of thousands located in the Middle East and Africa. Forbes Travel Guide has been rating… Read the full press release

Amadeus appoints Gianni Pisanello to head up its new NDC-X program

Amadeus appoints Gianni Pisanello to head up its new NDC-X program   Madrid, Spain, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The travel industry is moving towards increased personalization, as merchandizing techniques drive new revenues and business opportunities, and as travelers expect brands to know them and adapt offers accordingly. It is against this backdrop that Amadeus… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express® Moscow – Sheremetyevo Airport

IHG® announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express® Moscow – Sheremetyevo Airport   Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (21 FEBRUARY 2018) announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express® Moscow – Sheremetyevo Airport. Located within walking distance to terminals D, E… Read the full press release

IHG® announces that avid™ hotels is now available for franchising in Mexico

IHG® announces that avid™ hotels is now available for franchising in Mexico   Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (20 FEBRUARY 2018) announces that avid™ hotels, its new high-quality midscale brand, is now available for franchising in Mexico. The launch of the… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels AG earns two awards for its good human resources management

Two awards confirm the hotel group’s effective human resources management Main, Germany, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Staff motivation and commitment are key to corporate success, particularly in the hotel sector. Good human resources management makes an important contribution in this regard. This plays a major role to Steigenberger Hotels AG whose umbrella brand… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands operations in Romania with allocation of seventh aircraft in its Cluj base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Romania’s leading carrier and one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe, announced today (FEB 22, 2018) further expansion and more local jobs for its Cluj base in 2018. An additional new Airbus A320 aircraft will join Wizz Air’s Cluj fleet taking the total to 7… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to launch two weekly flights from Szczecin, Poland to Stockholm, Sweden on 14 May

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (FEB 21, 2018) announced a new route from Szczecin to Stockholm Skavsta. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 14 May and operate with two weekly flights, on Mondays and Fridays. Seats on the new route… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to commence Boeing 787-10 service between Singapore and Perth in May 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth will become the second scheduled destination to be served by Singapore Airlines’ new Boeing 787-10 fleet. Flights are expected to commence in May 2018, subject to regulatory approvals, initially on one of the Airline’s four daily flights between Singapore and Perth. The 787-10s will feature Singapore Airlines’… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide announces the appointment of Rebecca Tann as SVP of sales and marketing

Oakwood Worldwide announces the appointment of Rebecca Tann as SVP of sales and marketing   LOS ANGELES, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments, today (Feb. 20, 2018) announced the appointment of Rebecca Tann as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Her strong expertise in sales and marketing,… Read the full press release

The annual KUTX Live music series returns at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, March 14-17, 2018

The annual KUTX Live music series returns at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, March 14-17, 2018   Austin, U.S.A, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Early birds really do get the worm, at least when it comes to one of South-by-Southwest’s longest running events for local music fans. Now in its eighth year, the annual KUTX… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the first Cambria hotel in Iowa scheduled to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Frontier Hospitality Group to develop the first Cambria hotel in Iowa. The four-story, 108-room Cambria Hotel Bettendorf will be located at the intersection of Middle Road and Forest Grove Road. The Cambria… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces Cambria hotel in Bremerton, Wash slated to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Sound West Group to develop a Cambria hotel in Bremerton, Wash. Located at 232 Washington Ave., the five-story, 121-room Cambria Hotel Bremerton  will be part of a mixed-use waterfront development on Marina Square…. Read the full press release

GrandStay to bring SkyTouch Hotel OS® to its 41 properties

GrandStay to bring SkyTouch Hotel OS® to its 41 properties   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTouch Technology’s customer centric focus was key in GrandStay’s decision to change Property Management System provider GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, and SkyTouch Technology, a premier Property Management System (PMS) vendor, announce a deal that will… Read the full press release

33 Four Seasons properties worldwide awarded Forbes Travel Guide’s highest Five Star rating

33 Four Seasons properties worldwide awarded Forbes Travel Guide’s highest Five Star rating   Toronto, Canada, 2018-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces that Forbes Travel Guide has awarded its highest honour, a Five Star rating, to 33 Four Seasons properties worldwide. With this recognition, Four Seasons has received the most Five Star… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver once again earns Forbes Travel Guide’s FiveStar designation

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver once again earns Forbes Travel Guide’s FiveStar designation   Vancouver, Canada, 2018-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide has once again bestowed Five Stars, its highest designation, on Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Worldwide, 33 Four Seasons hotels and resorts earned the coveted FiveStar designation in 2018, setting the record for the highest… Read the full press release

Drone operators can now operate in certain areas within five miles of CVG

Hebron, KY, 2018-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Drone operators are now able to operate in certain areas within five miles of CVG, thanks to the Federal Aviation Administration’s new Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability program. Prior to LAANC and other recent technology enhancements, drones were prohibited within five miles of any airport. In conjunction… Read the full press release

UNWTO: The 10th edition of the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism to take place in Andorra, from 21-23 March 2018

UNWTO: The 10th edition of the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism to take place in Andorra, from 21-23 March 2018   Madrid, Spain, 2018-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The meeting will bring together a wide variety of tourism professionals, ranging from managers of mountain tourism destinations to entrepreneurs in the accommodation sector. This… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates the touchdown of the world’s first A350-1000 at its home and hub in Doha

Qatar Airways celebrates the touchdown of the world’s first A350-1000 at its home and hub in Doha   State-of-the-art aircraft arrives in Qatar to commence commercial operations National carrier of the State of Qatar is the global launch customer for the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft featuring the revolutionary Qsuite Business Class seat DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer of the world’s first Airbus A350-1000

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer of the world’s first Airbus A350-1000   National carrier of the State of Qatar is the global launch customer for the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft featuring the revolutionary Qsuite The state-of-the-art A350-1000 is the first of 42 on order, and was welcomed into Qatar Airways’ fleet at a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts a press conference to launch Meridiana’s new airline identity as Air Italy

Qatar Airways hosts a press conference to launch Meridiana’s new airline identity as Air Italy   Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosts a press conference in Milan to launch Italy’s new airline identity Qatar Airways previously strengthened its commitment to Italy in 2017 with the acquisition of 49 per… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines will connect Fort Lauderdale with nonstop service to St. Croix from May 24, 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — More crystal blue water, more palm trees, more toes in the sand and More Go to the Caribbean with Spirit Airlines. Beginning May 24, 2018, Spirit will connect Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) with nonstop service to St. Croix’s Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX). The service will run… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Boston/Waltham

WALTHAM, Mass., 2018-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for its commitment to providing thoughtful service, today (February 21, 2018) announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Boston/Waltham. This 138-room hotel offers travelers the confidence of a seamless stay with its… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Ownership announces the opening of Wyndham Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), today (Feb. 20, 2018) celebrates the opening of Wyndham Austin, its newest timeshare vacation destination in downtown Austin. Decked out in an eclectic urban chic style with a… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises adds two itineraries to Cuba in 2019 and 2020

Two additional itineraries total eight future Regent voyages that include visits to Cuba MIAMI, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — As the only North American luxury cruise line to be granted permission to offer voyages to Cuba, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is adding more visits to the Caribbean island on two itineraries in 2019 and… Read the full press release

Rosewood CordeValle named Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel in its annual Star Rating list

Rosewood CordeValle Earns Prestigious Award;  All Ratings Showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide today (February 20, 2018) unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Rosewood CordeValle as a new Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel. In addition, Sense®, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood CordeValle was given a Four-Star rating. Rosewood CordeValle… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes Thai Airways’ increased frequencies on its direct flight service between Vienna and Bangkok

Vienna Airport: THAI Increases Frequencies to Bangkok and Deploys a Dreamliner on Flights to Vienna VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers will be able to fly to Bangkok even more comfortably than in the past. As of April 20, 2018, Thai Airways is increasing frequencies on its direct flight service between Vienna and… Read the full press release

Munich Airport and Lufthansa rollout humanoid robot Josie Pepper to welcome travelers in Terminal 2

Munich Airport and Lufthansa rollout humanoid robot Josie Pepper to welcome travelers in Terminal 2   COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, “Josie Pepper” the robot will be answering questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Whether they need directions… Read the full press release