Hyatt House announces new bar bites and craft cocktail menu, H Bar Sip + Snack

CHICAGO, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hyatt House brand today announced its new bar bites and craft cocktail menu, H Bar Sip + Snack. With new, shareable bar bites and an expanded list of craft cocktails, the H Bar Sip + Snack menu has everything guests need when hunger strikes. Whether craving something healthy, decadent or… Read the full press release

Ryanair to implement new cabin bag policy in one month’s time

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (13 Dec), reminded customers that its new cabin bag policy that will come into effect in one month’s time: From 15th January 2018: – Only Priority Boarding customers (including Plus, Flexi Plus & Family Plus) will be allowed to bring two carry-on bags on… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces Champions League special flights

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (13 Dec) announced that it has added 6 extra flights to accommodate Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United supporters travelling to their Champions League Last 16 ties, following huge demand from fans. The trio are among a record five English clubs to qualify… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces new General Manager for the Steigenberger Esplanade and the Maxx Hotel in Jena

New General Manager for the Steigenberger Esplanade and the Maxx Hotel in Jena – long-term extension to the agreement for the Maxx Hotel Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A change of leadership has taken place both at the Steigenberger Esplanade Jena and at the Maxx Hotel Jena. Matthias Dittmeier has been in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates new non-stop service from Doha to Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai marks the airline’s fourth service to Thailand and is one of a host of new routes to start this year Award-winning airline continues rapid expansion of its global route network, adding new destinations through 2017 and into 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways celebrated the start of its new… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named ‘Best Airline for International First Class,’ ‘Best First-Class Seat Design,’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East,’ by the ‘Global Traveler Tested Reader Survey Awards’

Qatar Airways named ‘Best Airline for International First Class,’ ‘Best First-Class Seat Design,’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’ Accolades awarded ahead of upcoming launch of the airline’s award-winning business class seat, Qsuite, in the United States on 16 December into New York DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has… Read the full press release

Frango, InMotion Entertainment and Pop Gallery open pop-up stores at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for holiday shopping, three retailers, Frango, InMotion Entertainment and Pop Gallery have opened pop-up stores at O’Hare International Airport, adding to the airport’s lineup of nearly 90 retail locations. Since 1929 Chicagoans have enjoyed Frango confections and for a limited time Frango has launched a holiday… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines names Ted Christie as new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Bob Fornaro

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) announced today that Ted Christie, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will assume the position of President and will join the company’s Board of Directors effective on January 1, 2018. In his management role, Christie will have overall responsibility for the finance, revenue, operations, IT and… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Myrtle Beach from April 12, 2018

Spirit Airlines to begin nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Myrtle Beach on April 12, 2018 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Is the winter chill already getting you down? Start planning your next family beach vacation or golf trip with friends thanks to Spirit Airlines’ (NASDAQ:SAVE) new seasonal service to the Carolina coast. Beginning… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to bring college football fans from Oklahoma City and Atlanta to Los Angeles for the New Year’s Day kickoff

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced new flights that’ll get football fans from Oklahoma City and Atlanta to Los Angeles just in time for New Year’s Day kickoff in one of college football’s biggest games of the year. Based on the demand from fans in Oklahoma and Georgia, the carrier added additional nonstop options for fans to… Read the full press release

Guide me UA tour agency in Kiev announces a new 2018 season!

Kyiv, Ukraine, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Guide me UA is a team of young enthusiasts who show their beloved city of Kyiv to foreign travelers. Our mission is to promote Ukraine as a major destination in Europe, as a country with its unique history and traditions with responsive people and spectacular landscapes. Our private… Read the full press release

OneJet announces twice-daily nonstop service between Buffalo and Albany starting Feb. 1, 2018

Expansion in New York Inaugurates OneJet Plus Service, Providing Larger Aircraft and Enhanced Service Amenities on Select Routes. Buffalo, New York, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For more than seven years, air service between Buffalo and Albany has been suspended, forcing travelers to make the 280-mile trip by car. OneJet, the air transportation network that… Read the full press release

Columbus Regional Airport Authority names Joseph R. Nardone as the next President & CEO

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ —  Today (Dec. 12, 2017) the Board of Directors of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority unanimously passed a resolution naming Joseph R. Nardone, C.M., as the next President & CEO. Slated to start mid-January, Nardone currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Airport Authority, which… Read the full press release

Biarritz Airport to implement Amadeus Airport Common Use Service to improve the passenger experience

Amadeus’ common use technology helps Biarritz Airport differentiate by making check-in truly mobile to improve the passenger experience Adoption of Amadeus ACUS to help the airport manage peak summer demand whilst reducing costs for airlines Madrid, Spain, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Imagine being checked-in at the hotel or at your congress center before you… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts partners with Nora Tobin to provide tailored health and well-being guests experiences

Luxury Hotel Brand Partners with Health & Wellness Leader to Create Multi-Faceted Guest Programming Bethesda, MD, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts today announced its partnership with Nora Tobin, naming the health and wellness leader as the brand’s Wellness Ambassador.  This partnership stems from JW Marriott’s commitment to the guest… Read the full press release

Marriott International set to open nearly 40 luxury hotels in 2018

Marriott International Luxury Brands Continue to Redefine High-End Hospitality Landscape and Grow Luxury Footprint from Savannah to Tel Aviv to Hobart, Tasmania Bethesda, MD, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the company is set to open nearly 40 luxury hotels in 2018 as the company continues to cater… Read the full press release

Oman Air launches online redemption for its valued Sindbad members

MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of the continuous efforts to ensure that its guests receive the best service, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has launched online redemption for its valued Sindbad members. The new system will enable customers to spend their miles for flight tickets online…. Read the full press release

Oman Air SAOC earns the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registration

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air SAOC, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registration by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) at Muscat International Airport (MCT) and Salalah Airport (SLL). Being the first certified company in Oman, the award… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to base Miles & More award miles on the price of the flight beginning in March 2018

Going forward, the assignment of award miles will be based on the price of the flight Bonus award miles for status members doubled at Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, among others No change to status miles and privileges Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award… Read the full press release

Maldives named World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination and World’s leading Dive Destination

Male’, Maldives, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives wins the prestigious position of World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination and World’s leading Dive Destination at the 24th annual World Travel Awards and Indian Ocean’s Best Spa Destination at the 3rd annual World Spa Awards held alongside with the World Travel Awards Grand Finale. The awards were received… Read the full press release

CVBs, DMCs, Travel Agents, professional event organisers can get money back from their own events with MeetingPackage.com’s new affiliate program

HELSINKI, Finland, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — MeetingPackage.com, the global marketplace for booking meeting rooms and meeting packages, recently launched its exclusive affiliate partner program. The program allows partners to implement a booking engine to their website and any other online channel, giving access to more than 250.000 meeting rooms worldwide. As one of the… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes Jamie Oliver’s popular restaurant “Jamie’s Italian”

Vienna Airport Expands its Gastronomical Offering – Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver opens a “Jamie’s Italian” on Dec. 17, 2017  VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In the future, an even broader-based culinary offering awaits passengers at Vienna Airport. On December 17, 2017, the popular restaurant “Jamie’s Italian” will open at Vienna Airport. The Mediterranean cuisine… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association to advocate for increased gender equality in the travel and tourism industry in 2018

Pacific Asia Travel Association to advocate for increased gender equality in the travel and tourism industry in 2018   BANGKOK, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In line with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will advocate for increased gender equality in the travel and tourism industry in 2018. As… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport offers safe, stress-free and easy summer travel tips

Queenstown Airport offers safe, stress-free and easy summer travel tips   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting your holiday is always exciting, but we also understand that travelling during Christmas and New Years can be a stressful time of year for many of you. Here are a few tips to help make… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport thanks communities for getting behind its 30-year Master Plan options

Queenstown Airport thanks communities for getting behind its 30-year Master Plan options   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport CEO Colin Keel has thanked local and regional communities for getting behind the airport’s recent three-month engagement on its 30-year Master Plan options. “It’s been great to meet so many people from… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains reduces walk-up fares by a third on east coast route

Virgin Trains reduces walk-up fares by a third on east coast route   Cost of buying ticket on the day of travel drops by a third on east coast route Total savings to customers worth up to £11m compared to normal industry walk-up fares Lower prices helping to tempt customers from air and road to… Read the full press release

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman   Amman, Jordan, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman has appointed XAYA Design Atelier as the creative directors of the property’s lobby centrepiece and The Foyer Lounge. Just as guests enter the lobby they are welcomed by a magical and… Read the full press release

Welcome to the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tunis

Welcome to the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tunis   Tunis, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a short drive from the ancient Roman ruins of Carthage and the traditional village of Sidi Bou Said, a sanctuary of modern luxury and style has opened its doors on the Mediterranean shore of the capital:  welcome to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort announces new collaboration with fashion illustrator Dallas Shaw

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort announces new collaboration with fashion illustrator Dallas Shaw   Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A., 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort has set the stage for style and modern glamour within the hospitality industry in Central Florida. The only… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels debuts Choice Privileges Tap the App sweepstakes

“Tap the App” Sweepstakes offers members chances to win more than 10 million points ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels, is celebrating the holidays by giving its loyal members chances to win prizes totaling more than 10 million Choice Privileges points. The popular loyalty program has… Read the full press release