Radisson Hotel Group Brings Iconic Hotel Berlin to the Radisson Individuals Portfolio

Brussels/Berlin, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is bringing its Radisson Individuals brand to the heart of Berlin. The well-known 701 rooms and suites Hotel Berlin, Berlin will become a member of Radisson Individuals from April 2023, expanding the Group’s international Radisson Individuals portfolio to 56 hotels in operation and under development… Read the full press release

Gordon Smith Named Destination Development Director for South of Scotland by VisitScotland

VisitScotland has announced that Gordon Smith has been appointed Destination Development Director for the South of Scotland EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — VISITSCOTLAND has today (02 Feb 2023) announced the appointment of a new Destination Development Director for the South of Scotland. Gordon Smith, who has worked within tourism for more than… Read the full press release

Acacia Africa Adds Nine Countries To Its Small Group Tours

London, UK, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers opting for a 2023 small group experience with leading safari specialist Acacia Africa, have an additional nine countries to choose from. Lesotho, Eswatini, Malawi, Uganda, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, and Zambia now feature on the operator’s Small Group Adventure Camping and Small Group Adventure Accommodated tours,… Read the full press release

onefinestay Introduces Monthly Stays in New York with Dedicated Concierge Services

The leading hospitality brand introduces new collection of fully furnished luxury rentals for lease in the Big Apple Paris, France, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — onefinestay, the world’s leading luxury private rental brand, has launched monthly stays in New York with 16 homes available to book and many more being added over the coming months. As the… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Launches ‘Center Stage’ Music Program with Abbey Road Studios

Providing studio time & suite time for unique and unexpected musical moments  Paris, France, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the creation of ‘Center Stage’ – an exciting new music program that supports the talents of tomorrow, pairs emerging and established artists and provides studio time and suite… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines Rolls Out Complimentary Wi-Fi for Business Class, KrisFlyer Members Upgrade to Free Plans

All KrisFlyer members in Premium Economy Class and Economy Class now enjoy free three-hour and two-hour Wi-Fi surf plans respectively All-new attractive price-based Wi-Fi plans rolled out for all customers Singapore, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has rolled out complimentary unlimited in-flight Wi-Fi for all Business Class customers, as well as… Read the full press release

Kansas City’s Largest Infrastructure Project Completed on Time and on Budget: New Terminal to Open on February 28th

February 28, 2023 Slated as the Big Day Kansas City, MO, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Quinton Lucas, the Kansas City Aviation Department, and its development partners today (1/30/2023) announced the new terminal at Kansas City International Airport will open on February 28, 2023—delivering Kansas City’s largest ever infrastructure project on time and… Read the full press release

Escape the Cold: Swoop Launches Historic Winter Expansion with Over 100 Sun Flight Options per Week

Hamilton, ON, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the weekend, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, operated the last of its seasonal restarts with Saturday’s non-stop flight from Hamilton to Montego Bay. This winter Swoop offers more than 100 sun flight options per week so Canadians can escape the cold and enjoy beach vacations at… Read the full press release

SJC and Turo Partner to Offer Convenient and Diverse Vehicle Exchanges for Travelers

New amenity allows locals to offer cars by the day, week, or month at SJC San José Calif., 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 30, 2023), San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) and Turo, the world’s largest peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace, announce the availability of vehicle exchanges from approved areas at the Airport. The partnership means… Read the full press release

KLM Appoints Zita Schellekens as SVP of Sustainability & Strategy: Leading the Charge for a Greener Future

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM has appointed Zita Schellekens as Senior Vice President (SVP) for Sustainability & Strategy, effective 1 March 2023. This is a new position on KLM’s Executive Committee. Previously Schellekens spent two and a half years as Sustainability Director at DSM. In that time, she joined forces with… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus Launches Direct Route from Ireland West to London Heathrow: Boosting Connectivity and Tourism

Dublin, Ireland, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has announced a new route from Ireland West Airport Knock to London Heathrow, which aims to support connectivity for the West and boost the local economy and tourism. The new Aer Lingus service will commence on 26th March 2023 and operate daily. While customers from the… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin Names Deborah Rothe as New Exhibition Director, Stepping into the Shoes of David Ruetz

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Deborah Rothe follows in the footsteps of David Ruetz as Exhibition Director of ITB Berlin, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show. In December 2022, Ruetz became Senior Vice President of Travel + Logistics at Messe Berlin, in which role he oversees the ILA Berlin Airshow as well… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin 2023 Announces Winners of Prestigious ITB BookAward, Celebrating Outstanding Travel and Tourism Journalism

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — With its annual ITB BookAward, ITB Berlin recognizes titles from Germany and abroad, written mainly in German, but also in German translation, which honour outstanding journalistic achievements. The aim is to focus attention beyond national borders on the broad spectrum of important intercultural travel and tourism publications…. Read the full press release

Start-ups Revolutionizing Tourism Sector Recognized by UNWTO Awake Tourism Challenge

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has announced the winners of its Awake Tourism Challenge, celebrating the start-ups that are reshaping the sector in every global region. The Challenge was the second edition of the UNWTO Global Startup Competition focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Entrants were judged on how they are contributing to the… Read the full press release

British Airways Partnering with Travel Places to Offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Business Travel

London, UK, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Group business travel specialists, Travel Places, is launching a new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) fund, providing a unique opportunity for its clients to address the carbon footprint from their business travel. Travel Places works with sporting governing bodies, world-class athletes, international musicians, and production companies from the… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport Unveils Modernized Terminal 5 with 25% Increased Capacity and 75% More Amenities

Upgraded terminal improves efficiency and enhances passenger experience with expanded gate capacity, amenity space, security checkpoints, and more CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (01/31/2023) to celebrate the grand opening of the new eastern extension of Terminal 5, a major milestone… Read the full press release

Houston Airports Launches First of its Kind Artist-in-Residence Program for Passengers

Houston Airports is the only airport in the U.S. to currently offer an Artist in Residence (AIR) program. The interactive arts program encourages engagement between local artists and airport guests.  HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Time flies when you’re meticulously creating art in the middle of a bustling airport. After a three-month-long… Read the full press release

Houston Airports Undergoes Major Development with Visionary Improvement Programs and Terminal Redevelopment

HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Houston Airports continues to undergo major development and monumental infrastructure growth through its visionary improvement programs. On Jan. 18, Houston Airports Director Mario Diaz and other key individuals made two presentations to the Houston City Council’s Economic Development Committee. Diaz was joined by Cherie Matthew, Project Manager… Read the full press release

Houston Airports Elevates Travel Experience with Next-Gen Vending Machines Featuring Sprinkles Cupcakes, Kylie Cosmetics and More

HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — When life happens and passengers need convenient and fast dining and retail options, a good vending machine can make all the difference. Over the last year, Houston Airports has plugged in the possibilities of 24/7 vending options like Build-A-Bear, Sprinkles Cupcakes and Kylie Cosmetics. During the latest… Read the full press release

Heathrow Launches New Giving Back Program to Benefit Local Community

Heathrow unveils new Giving Back Programme with a commitment to help one million local people by the end of the decade The new programme includes £6.5 million of funding to local charities and community groups by 2030 Environmental initiatives, access to employment and skill development for young people also form the new range of projects… Read the full press release

Stefan Frank Named GM of Steigenberger Icon Frankfurter Hof, Deutsche Hospitality Flagship Hotel

Flagship hotel with new General Manager Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A familiar face with an additional new responsibility: Stefan Frank, who as Senior Director Operations is already in charge of Deutsche Hospitality’s Rhine-Main/Belgium cluster of 13 hotels, will also have direct responsibility for the flagship hotel of the brand… Read the full press release

Fairfield by Marriott Expands in Asia with Seven Anticipated Openings in Japan in 2023

The Latest Fairfield by Marriott ‘Michi-no-Eki’ hotel openings unlock access to picturesque volcanic landscapes and historic gems of Japan’s southern regions HONG KONG, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairfield by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, today (JANUARY 31, 2023) announced seven anticipated openings of 2023, adding to the portfolio… Read the full press release

Oxfordshire’s Move to Decarbonized Public Transport Gets a Boost with 159 New Electric Buses!

Perth, Scotland, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The first vehicles in a fleet of 159 new battery electric buses are set to arrive in Oxfordshire in September, after an £82.5 million deal was sealed. Last March, Oxfordshire County Council was awarded £32.8 million from the government’s Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme. Along… Read the full press release

OurAfrica.Travel Returns 20 – 24 February

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — OurAfrica.Travel returns this month, connecting eager buyers with exhibitors from across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. Organisers of OurAfrica.Travel, Allie Hunt and Storm Napier Now in its 4th year this virtual B2B tradeshow provides a platform for those selling the African and Indian Ocean… Read the full press release

Lufthansa introduces pre-order option for fresh onboard meals starting Feb 2023

From February, passengers will be able to pre-order fresh meals for European flights of 60 minutes or more Cologne, Germany, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Caesar chicken salad or sweet potato sandwich? Or would you prefer lemon cheesecake? Delicious snacks and best of all, Lufthansa passengers can pre-order delicious meals like these starting in… Read the full press release

Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon leads the way in sustainable hospitality

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Sustainability has become the heart and soul of the hospitality industry and travel trade, especially with travellers being more concerned of the environment, climate change and well-being of local communities. Hospitality brands across the world are now opting for sustainable approaches to enable this mandate. This is… Read the full press release

Quick N’ Easy: Experience fully automated shopping at Brussels Airport’s Pier A

Brussels, Belgium, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Based on their acquired experience, Lagardère Travel Retail Belgium and Atos have joined together in order to develop a fully automated point of sales, offering the passengers travelling from Pier A at Brussels Airport a unique and original shopping experience. This new technological concept, based on the… Read the full press release

Emirates and Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy Join Forces to Launch Manager Training Program

The partnership falls under Emirates Group’s innovative Commercial Ambassador Leadership Programme Dubai, UAE, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group and the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) are set to collaborate in the launch of a training programme for the airline’s Emirati Country Managers. The innovative programme is designed to enhance the diplomatic… Read the full press release

Emirates Takes Flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Milestone Demonstration

Conducted in partnership with GE Aerospace, Boeing, Honeywell, Neste and Virent First demonstration flight in Middle East and North Africa to be powered by 100% SAF in one of two engines DUBAI, UAE, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has operated its first milestone demonstration flight on a Boeing 777-300ER, powering one of its… Read the full press release

MegZany Brings Inspiring Fine Art to Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village

Luxury Five-Diamond Hotel launches collaboration with internationally recognized artist Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A., 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Los Angeles-based MegZany checks in to the award-winning Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village bringing fine art meant to positively incite and inspire art admirers and enthusiasts. The Art Gallery The vibrant collection displayed in the Hotel’s Art Gallery… Read the full press release