Bhutan, Chiang Khan receive ‘Green Destinations’ certification awards

Chennai, India, 2024-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Bhutan and Chiang Khan in Thailand have received the prestigious Green Destinations ‘Silver’ certification awards. For Bhutan regarded as the first carbon-negative country in the world, the Green Destination Silver Award is yet another significant achievement in the field of sustainable tourism. Guided by strong leadership and… Read the full press release

Unlocking Nairobi: Beyond the Tourist Trail with Nairobi Booking to the World and Trip Advisor Guided Tours by Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya

(IN SHORT) Explore Nairobi’s vibrant culture and rich history with the expert guidance of Nairobi Booking to the World and Trip Advisor Guided Tours by Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya. From the bustling markets of Maasai Market to the serene beauty of Karura Forest, these tours unveil the hidden gems of the city. Delve into the Nairobi… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport Enhances Arriving Passenger Experience with Comprehensive Guide

(IN SHORT) Manchester Airport is committed to providing a seamless experience for arriving passengers, offering a comprehensive guide to navigating the airport efficiently. From passport control procedures, flight transfers, and baggage collection to accommodation options, dining choices, and public transport, the guide ensures travellers have all the necessary information at their fingertips. With dedicated passport… Read the full press release

British Airways Announces Inaugural Flight to Tromsø, Norway, Offering Winter Wonderland Adventures

(IN SHORT) British Airways is set to launch its first-ever flight to Tromsø, Norway, this winter, making it the airline’s northernmost destination globally. Commencing operations from 1 December 2024, the route is now open for bookings, offering travelers a gateway to experience the magical allure of Tromsø’s winter wonderland. Situated in the Arctic Circle and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Launches Charter Services from Belfast City Airport to Barcelona and Bologna

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport has kicked off its highly anticipated charter services to Barcelona and Bologna in partnership with Royal Caribbean International, offering passengers direct routes to these vibrant European destinations and seamless connections to embark on cruises aboard Oasis and Explorer of the Seas this summer. With a focus on simplifying travel arrangements… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive Leads the Way with Gulfstream G700 Fleet Expansion

Qatar Executive is currently the only international operator of the ultra-modern G700 on a private charter basis The Qatar Airways Group subsidiary was also the first Gulfstream customer to receive delivery of the aircraft (IN SHORT) Qatar Executive, the corporate jet subsidiary of Qatar Airways Group, has marked a significant milestone by welcoming two new… Read the full press release

Discover Qatar Wonders from the Skies: Qatar Airways Introduces ‘Discover Doha by Air’ Tours

Embark on an airborne journey to explore Qatar’s unforgettable landmarks (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways’ destination management company, Discover Qatar, unveils its latest offering, ‘Discover Doha by Air’, providing travelers with an exclusive opportunity to explore Qatar’s stunning landscapes and iconic landmarks from the comfort of a light aircraft. Designed for discerning adventurers seeking bespoke experiences,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises Presents the Ultimate Summer Holiday: Mediterranean Cruise Adventures Await!

(IN SHORT) Embark on the ultimate summer adventure with MSC Cruises as they offer picturesque itineraries across the Western Mediterranean. From the vibrant streets of Valencia to the historic wonders of Livorno and the glamour of Cannes, MSC Cruises promises unforgettable experiences for holidaymakers. With nine elegant ships sailing from May to October, guests can… Read the full press release

Viking Expands Scientific Capabilities on Expedition Fleet with Real-Time Environmental DNA Sequencing

Viking’s Initiative with UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and J. Craig Venter Institution Aims to Provide Better Understanding of the “World’s Lungs” (IN SHORT) Viking announces a groundbreaking advancement in marine research with the addition of real-time environmental DNA (eDNA) sequencing of phytoplankton aboard its expedition fleet. Partnering with UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels Expands A by Adina Brand Overseas with Opening in Vienna

(IN SHORT) TFE Hotels announces the international expansion of its premium brand, A by Adina, with the opening of A by Adina Vienna Danube in Austria in 2025. The move marks the brand’s first venture outside Australia and is part of TFE’s strategic growth plan. The flagship hotel, situated within Austria’s tallest residential tower, will… Read the full press release

Avelo Airlines Introduces Direct Flights Between Dulles and New Haven

Avelo Airlines to Launch New Nonstop Service From Dulles International to Southern Connecticut (IN SHORT) Avelo Airlines is set to launch new nonstop service between Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) starting July 12, 2024. Operated twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays, this route will provide seamless access between the National… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Advocates for Sustainable Hospitality Collaboration

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts reaffirms its commitment to responsible business practices in the hospitality industry, emphasizing the importance of collaboration across businesses, trade bodies, and governments. With a focus on sustainability, IHG’s Journey to Tomorrow plan aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, aiming to positively impact communities and the environment. The… Read the full press release

Hilton’s Commitment to Sustainable Hospitality: Impact and Progress

(IN SHORT) Hilton and the Hilton Global Foundation have released their 2023 Impact Report and Travel with Purpose Report, showcasing their efforts towards responsible travel and community impact. Hilton’s Travel with Purpose strategy focuses on reducing carbon emissions, water usage, and waste intensity while creating learning and career opportunities. The company has achieved significant milestones,… Read the full press release

Emirates and Dilmah Celebrate International Tea Day with Artful Food Pairing

(IN SHORT) Emirates and Dilmah are marking International Tea Day by spotlighting the art of food and tea pairing onboard flights, in Emirates Lounges worldwide, and at home. Through their three-decade partnership, Emirates serves a curated selection of 12 gourmet tea blends, offering over 33 million cups annually and providing ample opportunities for passengers to… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Reports Strong Q1 Performance Amid Global Travel Rebound

Core revenue climbs 17% y-y to THB 29.6bn for the quarter Rate growth (ADR +11%) helps offset historical Q1 seasonality to drive net profit of THB 530mn; core net loss narrows significantly y-y to THB 968mn System-wide occupancy improves four points to 64% (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, a leading hotel owner and operator, has disclosed… Read the full press release

Hyatt Centric San Juan Isla Verde: A Vibrant Addition to Puerto Rico’s Hospitality Landscape

The former Verdanza Hotel to join the Hyatt portfolio in 2025, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Centric brand in Puerto Rico (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in collaboration with Interlink and Vivo Beach Club, is set to introduce the first Hyatt Centric branded hotel in Puerto Rico, located in the bustling Isla Verde neighborhood…. Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia and Singapore Airlines Forge Deeper Partnership to Enhance Travel Connectivity

(IN SHORT) Garuda Indonesia (GA) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have announced plans to strengthen their commercial partnership, focusing on reciprocal benefits for frequent flyer program members and exploring revenue-sharing arrangements for flights between Indonesia and Singapore, pending regulatory approvals. The agreement includes plans for joint capacity growth, potential joint marketing activities to boost tourism, and… Read the full press release

British Airways Reinstates Riyadh-London Route to Strengthen UK-Saudi Arabia Ties

(IN SHORT) British Airways has announced the return of its Riyadh-London route during the GREAT FUTURES expo in Riyadh, an event aimed at fostering business engagement between the UK and Saudi Arabia. The year-round service, set to commence on November 4, 2024, will operate four times a week, utilizing Boeing 787 aircraft from London Heathrow… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Partners with Weev to Pioneer Electric Vehicle Charging in Northern Ireland

(IN SHORT) In a groundbreaking move towards sustainability, Belfast City Airport has teamed up with Weev, a leading Irish electric vehicle infrastructure company, to introduce electric vehicle (EV) charging points in its Short Stay Car Park. This initiative marks the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, showcasing the airport’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions… Read the full press release

Discover the Best Spas in California: Your Guide to Wellness in the Golden State

Spas of California, Wellness in the Golden State, Healthy Living + Travel

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, United States, 2024-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ -California, the Golden State, is the perfect destination for a rejuvenating wellness escape. With its stunning coastline, sun-drenched deserts, and lush wine country, California offers a variety of spa and wellness experiences designed to help you achieve that coveted California glow. Whether your goal is… Read the full press release

Book Your Alaska Fishing Charter with Alaskan Gamefisher

Halibut Fishing in Alaska

Soldotna, USA, 2024-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — When you begin arranging your fantasy Alaska fishing trip, there are various things that you want to consider. You want to make head-out arrangements to get to Alaska and track down a spot to remain. Alaskan Gamefisher is a fishing charter in Alaska, where you can get an… Read the full press release

Three Top Destinations for First-Time African Safari Goers

New York, USA, 2024-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — African countries are seeing an increase in international visitors as travelers from across the globe continue seeking out more meaningful luxury experiences. Offering an abundance of beautiful scenery, wildlife, and outdoor adventures, a safari is often perceived as the ultimate getaway, and there is nothing quite… Read the full press release

HENRI Hotel, a subsidiary of DSR Hotel Holding GmbH, will develop a 145-room hotel with modern amenities while preserving the historic charm of the fish market halls in Cuxhaven

Alter Fischereihafen (AFH) Project Overcomes Market Challenges with €100 Million Investment CUXHAVEN, Germany, 2024-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In a bold move amidst challenging market conditions, Alter Fischereihafen Cuxhaven GmbH (AFH GmbH) has just announced on EuropaWire the green light for the first phase of construction in the historic “Alter Fischereihafen” (AFH) project. The… Read the full press release

Marriott International and Jing Daily Illuminate Trends in Chinese Luxury Travel with New Report

(IN SHORT) Marriott International, in collaboration with Jing Daily, has released a groundbreaking report titled “Luxury Explored: Chinese Luxury Travelers’ Evolving Desires,” offering profound insights into the changing landscape of luxury travel in China. Bart Buiring, Managing Director of Luxury for Greater China at Marriott International, emphasized the importance of understanding these evolving desires to… Read the full press release

Marriott International Honors Exceptional Associates at 2024 J. Willard Marriott Awards of Excellence

Annual ceremony honors Marriott associates for exemplary achievements and outstanding service to communities, guests and each other (IN SHORT) Marriott International recently celebrated the achievements of its finest associates from around the globe at the annual J. Willard Marriott Awards of Excellence ceremony. Established in 1987, the awards recognize individuals and properties exemplifying outstanding service,… Read the full press release

IHG Partners with Kajima Corporation to Open ANA Holiday Inn Resort Karuizawa

ANA Holiday Inn Resort Karuizawa will be the tenth hotel under the Holiday Inn brand family in Japan The project is IHG’s first agreement with Kajima in Japan and is the first step in a broader strategic partnership The new hotel will offer a full range of activities and amenities for families (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts… Read the full press release

IHG Unveils Summer Soiree: A Seasonal Celebration Across Luxury and Lifestyle Hotels

Summer programming will come to life through seasonal menus, music, decor and bespoke guest experiences across IHG properties in the Americas (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts introduces “Summer Soiree,” a vibrant seasonal series spanning its luxury and lifestyle properties in the Americas from June 1 to September 2. Designed to capture the essence of… Read the full press release

Innovative Partnership Pioneers Inclusion for Visually Impaired in Airport Ground Handling

(IN SHORT) The ‘Flying beyond sight, destination inclusion’ initiative, a collaboration between the Italian Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (UICI) and Swissport, is poised to launch at Rome Fiumicino Airport during the summer of 2024. This groundbreaking project aims to integrate visually impaired individuals into airport ground handling roles, a first-of-its-kind endeavor in… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport Embarks on Extensive Development Program

(IN SHORT) Budapest Airport has launched a significant development program, with over 130 billion HUF invested in airport improvements over the past five years. With passenger traffic steadily increasing, surpassing pre-pandemic levels, Budapest Airport aims to enhance its infrastructure and services to accommodate future growth. Major construction works, including the expansion of parking facilities, sewage… Read the full press release

CALC Delivers Airbus A320CEO to South African Airways, Expanding African Presence

(IN SHORT) China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC) announces the successful delivery of the first of three Airbus A320CEO aircraft to South African Airways (SAA) as part of the carrier’s 90th-year celebrations. The aircraft, previously part of Pacific Airlines’ fleet, underscores CALC’s commitment to broadening its footprint in Africa and signifies a globalized business… Read the full press release