CIFFT Circuit 2024: Global Competition for Tourism Videos Accepting Entries

Austria, Vienna, 2024-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Registration is now open for the world’s most prestigious competition for tourism advertising, promotional, and social media videos. The CIFFT Circuit brings international tourism and corporate film festivals together in an outstanding competition to reward excellence in tourism communication. Tourism brands from across the globe are invited to… Read the full press release

ES-FlightsChannel Offering Cheapest Fares on Last Minute Flights

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Las Vegas, USA, 2024-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — FlightsChannel announced its new site for Spanish Speaking customers a few months ago and it has been a roaring success so far. A large number of potential passengers have been converted into actual passengers and for them, this success is a matter of pride. To keep… Read the full press release

Culinary Maestro Matteo Re Depaolini Redefines Italian Dining at Four Seasons Beijing’s Mio

Redefining the heart of authentic Italian cuisine through a contemporary culinary perspective (IN SHORT) Matteo Re Depaolini, the newly appointed Chef de Cuisine at Mio, the Italian dining destination within Four Seasons Hotel Beijing, brings a fresh perspective to authentic Italian cuisine, blending tradition with innovation. With over two decades of culinary experience and a… Read the full press release

British Airways Expands Speedbird Pilot Academy Initiative Amidst Overwhelming Response

(IN SHORT) British Airways announces the launch of the second year of its fully funded Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet scheme, following an unprecedented response to its inaugural intake. With over 20,000 applications received for just 100 places in its first year, the initiative forms part of the airline’s £7 billion investment to democratize the path… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Unveils Exciting 2025-2026 Line-Up for Australia

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas is Set for its Down Under Debut, joining Voyager of the Seas in November 2025 (IN SHORT) Royal Caribbean International announces its exhilarating 2025-2026 summer season lineup for Australia, featuring the highly anticipated Down Under debut of Anthem of the Seas in Sydney and the return of Voyager of… Read the full press release

Caption by Hyatt Expands Globally with New Hotels Planned in U.S. and Asia Pacific

Caption by Hyatt Experiencing Momentum Globally with Hotels Planned in the U.S. and Asia Pacific (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation celebrates the groundbreaking of Caption by Hyatt Chattanooga in Tennessee, marking the brand’s continued expansion and innovation in the hospitality sector. Developed by 3H Group Inc., the hotel combines upscale design with the convenience of… Read the full press release

Celebrating 50 Years of Democratized Travel: The ibis Legacy

The world’s best known economy hotel brand celebrates 50 years of market leadership, democratised travel and the people who made it possible (IN SHORT) As ibis, the renowned economy hotel brand, commemorates its 50th anniversary, it reflects on its journey of democratizing travel and hospitality. Established in 1974 with core values of affordability, innovation, and… Read the full press release

Fairfield by Marriott Makes European Debut with Copenhagen Nordhavn Opening

Fairfield by Marriott expands its global footprint with the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Copenhagen Nordhavn, marking its first hotel opening within Europe (IN SHORT) Fairfield by Marriott, a trusted brand within Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio, celebrates its European debut with the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Copenhagen Nordhavn in Copenhagen’s vibrant North Harbour district. This… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Partners with Google Cloud to Revolutionize Travel Planning Experience

New trip planner will bring personalized travel recommendations to mobile app users (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, in collaboration with Google Cloud, announces an enhanced partnership aimed at revolutionizing the travel planning experience for guests through the IHG One Rewards mobile app. Leveraging Google Cloud’s generative AI technologies, IHG will introduce a dynamic travel… Read the full press release

Hilton Set to Transform Canadian Hospitality Landscape with Rapid Expansion Plans

With 180 hotels open and nearly 90 hotels in the pipeline, Hilton is on track to expand its portfolio of hotels by 50% over the next 5 years (IN SHORT) Hilton, a global hospitality giant, is poised to revolutionize the Canadian hospitality scene with ambitious growth strategies. With 180 hotels currently open and nearly 90 in… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Enters South African Market with NH Collection Sandton Partnership

NH Collection Sandton to be launched in Africa’s richest square mile (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels has inked a significant deal with The Cavaleros Group to manage a hotel in Johannesburg’s Sandton district, marking the introduction of the NH Collection brand to Africa. Scheduled to commence operations on July 1st, 2024, the 329-key property will undergo… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Continues Reign as 5-Star Airline, Sets Standards for Customer Experience

Recognized as the World’s Top-Quality Airline (IN SHORT) Japan Airlines (JAL) has maintained its prestigious “5-Star Airline” status for the seventh consecutive year, as awarded by Skytrax. This recognition underscores JAL’s commitment to delivering exceptional service and products to its customers. The airline’s approach, centered around the concept of “Design Your Story,” emphasizes tailoring the… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport Awarded Skytrax 5-Star Rating

(IN SHORT) Munich Airport International GmbH (MAI) and its subsidiary, Munich Airport NJ LLC (MANJ), proudly announced that Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) has been awarded a prestigious 5-Star Airport Terminal Rating from Skytrax, recognizing it as a world-class facility delivering exceptional customer experiences. Terminal A, opened in January 2023, offers travelers… Read the full press release

UN Tourism Commission Unites European Authorities to Propel Post-Pandemic Tourism Recovery

(IN SHORT) Europe’s national tourism authorities convened in Albania for the 70th meeting of the UN Tourism Commission for Europe, focusing on collaborative solutions to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities in the post-pandemic tourism landscape. UN Tourism Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili lauded Albania’s exemplary leadership in tourism recovery and discussed sustainable tourism development with… Read the full press release

IATA Report Calls for Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics in Aviation

(IN SHORT) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released a comprehensive report, “Reassessing Single Use Plastics Products in the Airline Sector,” aiming to assist airlines, regulators, and the airline supply chain in mitigating the environmental impacts of single-use plastic products (SUPP) in aviation. With the backdrop of the United Nations Environmental Program’s initiative to… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Partners with Air Ambulance NI to Support Critical Medical Services

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport has named Air Ambulance NI as its Charity Partner of the Year for 2024 and 2025, aiming to raise essential funds to sustain the organization’s helicopter-based emergency medical services in Northern Ireland. The partnership underscores the airport’s dedication to community welfare, with Anna McKelvey, Head of Marketing, emphasizing the airport’s… Read the full press release

ITA Airways Launches Direct Route Connecting Chicago and Rome

O’Hare is serving its largest number of Italian destinations ever in 2024 amid an increase in international air service this summer (IN SHORT) The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) collaborated with ITA Airways and the Consul General of Italy in Chicago to celebrate the inauguration of ITA Airways’ new nonstop flight service from O’Hare International… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Expands African Network with New Route to Kinshasa, DRC

The award-winning airline extends its frequency to Luanda, Angola to include the new route to Kinshasa, DRC (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways has announced the expansion of its network to include Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a strategic move to enhance connectivity within Africa and beyond. Commencing from June 1, 2024, the airline will… Read the full press release

All Aboard! Travel Promoters welcomes the Zambezi Queen Collection by Mantis

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United Kingdom, 2024-Apr-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel Promoters is delighted to extend a warm welcome to the Zambezi Queen Collection by Mantis, joining its portfolio of “properties with personality”. Located on the great Chobe River that borders Namibia and the Chobe National Park in Botswana, the Zambezi Queen Collection is made up of… Read the full press release

Lux Tented Camp in Thailand Announces Songkran Water Festival and Summer Promotions

New packages and rates from the luxury tented camp in northern Thailand include deals for Songkran water festival in April, the summer holiday period, families, couples and individual travellers   (PRESS RELEASE) CHIANG RAI, THAILAND, 2024-Apr-8 — /Travel PR News/ —  Visama Mae Chan luxury tented camp in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, has announced special… Read the full press release

Three Insider Tips on How to Visit Turks and Caicos Now

New York, USA, 2024-Apr-8 — /Travel PR News/ — The island of Providenciales, locally-known as “Provo”, in Turks and Caicos is a leading travel destination for families this year. From new developments being built across the island to adventurous water sports and immersive local activities, Provo is bustling with excitement as the number of international visitors… Read the full press release

Hilton Named No. 1 Best Company to Work For in the U.S. for Ninth Consecutive Year

Recognition marks the third time Hilton has topped the U.S. list and follows No. 1 ranking as the World’s Best Workplace (IN SHORT) Hilton has once again secured the top spot on the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S. list by Great Place to Work and Fortune, marking its ninth consecutive year… Read the full press release

Hilton Expands into Luxury Lifestyle Market with Acquisition of Sydell Group’s NoMad Brand

(IN SHORT) Hilton has acquired a majority controlling interest in Sydell Group to expand its NoMad Hotels brand globally, marking its entry into the luxury lifestyle hotel market. Led by founder Andrew Zobler, Sydell has created dynamic lifestyle brands, including NoMad, known for exceptional food and beverage offerings, interior design, and service. With plans for… Read the full press release

Curio Collection by Hilton Brings Artistic Elegance to Florence with Anglo American Hotel Debut

With design inspired by artistic movements of the early 1900s, Curio Collection by Hilton makes its debut in Florence (IN SHORT) Hilton introduces its upscale Curio Collection by Hilton brand to Florence with the opening of Anglo American Hotel Florence. Situated in the heart of the city, the hotel boasts 118 rooms and suites alongside… Read the full press release

IHG Expands Presence in South Korea with voco Seoul Myeongdong Signing

voco Seoul Myeongdong to welcome guests by the middle of this year (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement to rebrand a 576-room property in Seoul’s vibrant Myeongdong district as voco Seoul Myeongdong, marking the brand’s second venture in South Korea after voco Seoul Gangnam. Partnering with Gravity Asset Management’s Seoul South… Read the full press release

Kimpton Expands into the Caribbean with Boutique Luxury Hotel in Santo Domingo

(IN SHORT) Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a part of IHG Hotels & Resorts, is set to open its first property in the Dominican Republic with Kimpton Las Mercedes, located in Santo Domingo’s Colonial City neighborhood. Owned by Megeve Investment Office S.A.S and operated by Iberostar Group, this boutique luxury hotel will feature 130 guest rooms,… Read the full press release

Emirates to Boost Regional Flights for Eid Al Fitr; Unveils Special Menu and Entertainment

Additional flights to regional destinations driven by high demand (IN SHORT) Emirates Airlines is set to increase its flight schedules across the region with 19 additional flights during the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holiday period, anticipating more than 150,000 customers to fly with the airline. Extra flights will be added from Jeddah, Kuwait, Beirut, and… Read the full press release

Boeing Secures $559 Million U.S. Air Force Contract for Little Mountain Test Facility Operations

Team’s work will ensure readiness of defense and deterrence capabilities (IN SHORT) Boeing, a global aerospace company, has been awarded a significant contract by the U.S. Air Force worth up to $559 million over five years to manage, maintain, and conduct testing at the Little Mountain Test Facility located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah…. Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Environmental Specialist Leads Efforts Towards Sustainable Aviation

(IN SHORT) Karen Wallis, Environmental Specialist at Manchester Airport, shares insights into the airport’s environmental management strategies and initiatives aimed at reducing its ecological footprint. Wallis discusses the diverse responsibilities of her role, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and communication in implementing environmentally friendly practices across the airport. From waste recycling projects to staff training… Read the full press release

Accor Unveils “Hospitality is a Work of Heart” Initiative to Revitalize Hospitality Talent Culture

Accor’s new Employee Value Proposition is built with the ambition to bring back enchantment to the hospitality industry. (IN SHORT) Accor, a renowned hospitality group, introduces its new Employee Value Proposition (EVP) – “Hospitality is a Work of Heart” – aiming to redefine the hospitality industry’s talent landscape. In response to the challenges posed by… Read the full press release