Shannon Duty Free named among Ireland’s Top Five and ‘National Visitor Store’ of the Year at the Annual Retail Excellence Ireland Awards

Historic store named among Ireland’s Top Five and ‘National Visitor Store’ of the Year  Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Duty Free, the world’s first and most famous Duty Free, has scooped honours in the Annual Retail Excellence Ireland Awards. In the latest in a run of awards for Shannon Group companies, the… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds 11 new routes and additional aircraft for its Edinburgh Summer 2019 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (8 Nov) launched its Edinburgh Summer 2019 schedule adding 11 new routes and an additional aircraft (bringing the total based aircraft to 9, with a total of 58 routes, which will help deliver 3.5m customers p.a. through Edinburgh airport next year. Ryanair’s Edinburgh… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches extra Easter flights from London Stansted

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (14 Nov) launched extra Easter flights from London Stansted, with over 40 additional return flights to the likes of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal now on sale on the Ryanair.com website. Customers can enjoy even more low fare getaways this Easter, with… Read the full press release

AAAE recognizes Salt Lake City International Airport’s Al Stuart, A.A.E. with Distinguished Service Award

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Stuart, A.A.E., Superintendent of Operations at Salt Lake City International Airport, will receive the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Al is an outstanding colleague… Read the full press release

TAT: Krabi awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Krabi was awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards ceremony held on 30-31 October, 2018, at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok…. Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand announces expanded edition of Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang Nga 2019

The second edition of the Michelin Guide in Thailand features increased focus on Bangkok’s inner zone and surrounding cities as well as Phuket and Phang Nga. Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with Michelin, has announced the second Michelin Guide in Thailand edition that continues to… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group expands its presence across the Sultanate of Oman with two new hotel signings

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is pleased to announce two new hotel signings in Oman; Radisson Hotel Apartments, Muscat Hills and Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Apartments, Salalah. This brings the group’s portfolio to 84 hotels and… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation wins Best MRO Provider award at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation (IOA) 2018 awards

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it won the Best MRO Provider award at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation (IOA) 2018 awards event held in Hong Kong on November 10, 2018.  The annual IOA Awards commend the industry’s best in the region in appreciation of their vital support. This… Read the full press release

Travel Packages to Kenya and Tours in Nairobi National Parks

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya’s National Airliner Kenya Airways launched its direct flights from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on 28th October, 2018 to New York John F. Kennedy Airport. This new route is intended to open up the 2 vibrant economies. Travel from the USA to Kenya will only be 15… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises introduces new Casual Dinner Pool Grill and Pre-Voyage Shipboard Credit Access

MIAMI, FLORIDA, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the leading luxury ocean cruise line, today (Nov. 12, 2018) announced two guest experience enhancements that reflect guest recommendations and emerging luxury cruise trends: the opening of its pool grills to serve relaxed, gourmet dinner al fresco fleetwide, and the ability for guests to use… Read the full press release

SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates make airport journey smooth at Punta Cana International Airport

SITA’s automated immigration technology processes passengers in seconds Punta Cana, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, is using SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates to automate the border process for passengers from the US and Canada, as well as Spain, UK, and France, as they leave… Read the full press release

Hyatt House brand will make its debut in Hokkaido in December 2018

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (November 14, 2018) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Hokkaido Alpine Resort Management GK, an affiliate of LimeTree Capital, for a 91-room Hyatt House hotel in Niseko, Japan. The upscale, extended stay hotel will be rebranded as… Read the full press release

Aeroflot starts domestic flights to the new Terminal B at Sheremetyevo International Airport

Aeroflot’s flights to Russia’s Far East will still operate from Terminal D Aeroflot has completed the transfer of domestic flights to the new Terminal B at Sheremetyevo International Airport. MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting from 15 November 2018, Terminal B will service approximately 402 domestic flights daily. Terminal D will continue to… Read the full press release

SFO, TSA and United Airlines introduce new Automated Screening Lanes ahead of the busy holiday travel season

Advanced screening system offers enhanced security, more efficiency at checkpoint SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) jointly with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and United Airlines today (November 14, 2018) unveiled new state-of-the-art checkpoint technology ahead of the busy holiday travel season.  Located in SFO’s Terminal… Read the full press release

SJC ready to welcome travelers during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period

Park and Travel with Confidence at SJC with these Travel Tips to Simplify your Journey San José, Calif., 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) staff is prepared to welcome travelers during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday travel period, Nov. 16 through Nov. 26, 2018. SJC expects to serve approximately 475,000… Read the full press release

Stupid Delicious! Desserts and Finesse Lyfestyle join LaunchPad program at BWI Marshall

New pop-ups offer the “best of” the region Baltimore, MD, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Two new operators, Stupid Delicious! Desserts and Finesse Lyfestyle, are now part of the LaunchPad program at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall). Now in its second year, the program gives startups and small business owners a unique opportunity… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall Airport offers tips for a pleasant, efficient, travel experience during the holiday season

Free Time in Hourly Garage, Upper Level Shuttle Operations, Other Changes to Help Reduce Vehicle Traffic During Busy Holiday Season Baltimore, MD, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today (November 14, 2018) announced several steps that will be in place during the holiday season to help mitigate traffic congestion along the… Read the full press release

Travelzoo names Stephan Keschelis as its General Manager, Spain

BARCELONA, Spain and NEW YORK, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of offers and experiences for members, has appointed Stephan Keschelis as its General Manager, Spain, effective November 26. He will be based in Travelzoo’s Barcelona office. Prior to joining Travelzoo, Stephan served as Vice President of E-Commerce & Digital Transformation at the NH Hotel Group. Under his leadership,… Read the full press release

Travelzoo names James Clarke as its new General Manager, UK

LONDON and NEW YORK, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of offers and experiences for members, has appointed James Clarke as its new General Manager, UK, effective from 3 December, 2018. Before joining Travelzoo, James spent 12 years at Fleetway, a London-based travel company specialising in sourcing bespoke holiday deals. During his time at Fleetway, James worked as leader… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces tickets now on sale for daily nonstop flights between Paine Field and eight West Coast cities

Fares start at $39 one-way* to eight West Coast destinations with 18 daily nonstop departures Seattle, Washington, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The wait is over! And Alaska Airlines is ready to celebrate. The Seattle area’s hometown airline announced today (Nov. 15, 2018) tickets are now on sale for 18 daily nonstop flights between Paine Field-Snohomish… Read the full press release

Southwest announces its biggest schedule ever from Nashville

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Nov 15, 2018) announced it extended its bookable flight schedule through Aug. 5, 2019, bringing several new nonstop flights into its route network. Records Set in Nashville Southwest continues its investment in Nashville by offering its biggest schedule ever from Music City. New Nonstop Routes Effective… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi Won the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

HANOI, Vietnam, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi is honored to be awarded as “Luxury Business Hotel”, regional winner – South East Asia – at the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards organized in Bali, Indonesia with the participation of 1,000 hotels all over the world. “Luxury Business Hotel” is one of… Read the full press release

Park’N Fly to Hold ‘Stuff the Bus’ Toy Drive to Collect New, Unwrapped Toys

Toronto, ON, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday December 1, 2018, Park’N Fly employees will be kicking off Park’N Fly’s second annual Toy Mountain toy drive. This year, they are holding a ‘Stuff the Bus’ toy drive outside of the Toys”R”Us location at 3150 Argentia Road Mississauga from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Shoppers donating… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association recognizes former Marriott executive Kathleen Matthews with leadership award for her contributions to travel and tourism

WASHINGTON, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Kathleen Matthews, the former chief global communications and public affairs officer at Marriott International, received a distinguished leadership award from the U.S. Travel Association in appreciation of her contributions to travel and tourism, promotion of sustainability, and support of diversity and inclusion in the industry. Matthews joined Marriott in… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association inducts Travel Oregon’s Todd Davidson and Atlanta CVB’s Spurgeon Richardson into its Hall of Leaders

WASHINGTON, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Todd Davidson, president and CEO of Travel Oregon, and Spurgeon Richardson, the former longtime president of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association’s Hall of Leaders Tuesday night. Induction into the Hall of Leaders is the highest honor bestowed by U.S. Travel and one of… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of the newly built Radisson Blu Olympiyskiy Hotel, Moscow

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is delighted to announce the partial opening of the newly built Radisson Blu Olympiyskiy Hotel, Moscow. Rising 125 meters above Moscow’s skyline, the hotel is expected to become the center of… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels associates recognized with prestigious wins at BMW Hotelier Awards for Greater China 2018

Hong Kong, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce that two of its leading associates were awarded with prestigious wins at this year’s BMW Hotelier Awards for Greater China, held on 30 October in Shanghai, China.  Vice President, Human Resources, Ms Juliette Lim, took home the “Asia Pacific Corporate Hotelier… Read the full press release

TravelClick welcomes NH Hotel Group in its Demand360® program

Continued Rapid Expansion of Demand360® International Data Providers Helps Hotels Gain Their Fair Share of Bookings NEW YORK, NY, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, an Amadeus company, today (11/14/2018) announced NH Hotel Group, a world-leading urban hotel operator with close to 400 hotels and nearly 60,000 rooms in 30 markets, joined TravelClick’s Demand360® program, a Hotelligence360®… Read the full press release

Capture Cairo’s heritage at Sheraton’s “Heart for the City” tour’s third stop at Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A weekend of celebration kicked off on November 7 at the Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino as it brought together guests, customers and locals to unveil its extensive transformation. Having been ingrained in the city for over four decades, Sheraton Cairo was not only an iconic venue… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy announces its presence at the Bahrain International Airshow 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is participating in Bahrain International Airshow 2018 which kicked off today. This marks the first participation for the Academy at an air show outside Dubai, with their Very Light Jet (VLJ) Embraer Phenom 100EV on display for visitors. The Academy has an innovative approach to training with… Read the full press release