Emirates to introduce two additional flights to Lyon and one to Paris per week

Lyon to become daily service with two extra flights per week Paris to get one additional flight per week DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (18 JULY 2018) announced that it will introduce two additional flights to Lyon and one to Paris per week, complementing its existing schedule and providing even more… Read the full press release

Emirates wins World’s Best Inflight Entertainment award for the 14th year in a row at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018

Airline also voted best airline staff service in the Middle East this year. Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has won World’s Best Inflight Entertainment award for the 14th year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018. The airline also secured a service excellence award for best airline staff… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Doha names Jeff Rednour as General Manager

Four Seasons veteran takes the helm at the city’s most captivating property Doha, Qatar, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Veteran Four Seasons hotel executive Jeff Rednour has been appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Doha.  In his new role, Rednour will be responsible in overseeing the award-winning 232-room luxury property. “Jeff is an ideal choice to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle appoints Tori Boos as new Director of Marketing

Seattle, U.S.A., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seattle has welcomed the return of Tori Boos to Four Seasons as the Five-Star Hotel’s new Director of Marketing. Boos’ accomplishments with various hotel brands include exceeding business goals; curating unique experiences; and bringing dynamic sales and marketing strategies to life. “From the moment you reach out… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas names Michaelyn Bradford as the new Head Golf Professional at TPC Four Seasons

Michaelyn Bradford joins the Four Seasons Dallas team as TPC head golf professional, only female head pro in the TPC network Dallas, U.S.A., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — When you know you’ve found the right person for the job, the stars align for the individual and the company.  Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at… Read the full press release

IHG announces Kimpton® Tokyo Shinjuku slated to open in 2020

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers to Tokyo looking for the ultimate boutique hotel experience will have their wishes granted in 2020 with the opening of Kimpton® Tokyo Shinjuku by IHG and TSUKADA GLOBAL HOLDINGS Inc. The 162-room bespoke hotel will feature bold, playful design, award-winning dining and unique amenities, with three… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomes the arrival of quieter and more fuel efficient aircraft of easyJet

easyJet’s new A321neo aircraft are quieter and more fuel efficient Gatwick reduces noise impacts while growing passenger numbers Gatwick investing in major infrastructure to facilitate next generation of aircraft GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick is investing for the arrival of a new fleet of larger, quieter easyJet aircraft, which will reduce… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

Country singer Brett Eldredge takes the card with more points, perks and priority on tour, and in the air for launch WILMINGTON, Del., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Jul 19, 2018), Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) introduced the new Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card. The Priority card has all of the same benefits as the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to start new non-stop service between Hong Kong and Seattle on 31 March 2019

Non-stop services to “The Emerald City” start from March 2019 HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific will commence a new non-stop service to Seattle on 31 March 2019, becoming the only airline that will directly link Hong Kong with the fastest-growing city on the west coast of the United States. Cathay Pacific… Read the full press release

2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards winners unveiled

BANGKOK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today (July 18, 2018) by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognise the achievements of 27 separate organisations and individuals. The awards ceremony takes… Read the full press release

Swissport International kicks off the integration of the Aerocare organization in Australia and New Zealand

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Process integration of Aerocare into the Swissport network is in full swing. The global leader in Airport Ground Services and Air Cargo Handling kicks off the re-branding of its operation in Australia and New Zealand at Sydney Airport. The conversion of all locations and all Aerocare Ground Service… Read the full press release

EASA managed project launched to enhance civil aviation ties between the EU and Latin America

Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union (EU) and Latin American states celebrated yesterday the launch of a new project to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), aims to enhance aviation safety, and promote the political, economic and environmental partnership… Read the full press release

Gatwick rolls out 100% electric vehicle car sharing service

Scheme run by Bluecity – only company operating a pan-London 100% electric vehicle car sharing service – with over 300 pickup/ drop off points Ten cars based at Gatwick, with additional capacity ring fenced and ambitious plans to expand the network across London and surrounding areas Vehicles produce zero emissions supporting Gatwick’s carbon neutral status… Read the full press release

UK’s aerospace and aviation sectors sign up to The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter

50 companies in aerospace/aviation have signed up to the Charter. Members of the Charter include aerospace manufacturers, airlines, airports, trade bodies and others. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter reflects the aspiration of the industry to see gender balance across all levels. The Charter: Commits organisations to… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang China

CHICAGO, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 18, 2018) the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang in East China’s Jiangsu province. Set atop the East Tower of Suning Plaza, the highest skyscraper in Zhenjiang, the 318-room Hyatt Regency hotel is set to provide travelers and locals alike with a fresh perspective of… Read the full press release

City of El Dorado releases a new visitors’ reference guide

EL DORADO, ARK., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With the summer travel season heating up, the city of El Dorado has released a new visitors’ reference guide highlighting overnight accommodations, unique dining experiences, local festivals, live concerts and more. Released by the El Dorado Advertising & Promotions Commission and produced by the Commission’s agency of… Read the full press release

Luggage storage start-up Stasher wins top prize in Hotel Jumpstart

Luggage storage start-up Stasher wins top prize in Hotel Jumpstart Leading travel tech start-up programme led by Expedia Affiliate Network and Hotels.com   London, UK , 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Luggage storage start-up, Stasher, has won Hotel Jumpstart, a mentorship-driven accelerator programme for innovative travel tech start-ups led by Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and… Read the full press release

easyJet expands its fleet with its first A321neo aircraft

LUTON, England, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has celebrated the delivery of its first A321neo aircraft, marking the milestone with a flight into Farnborough International Airshow today (18 / 07 / 2018). easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren was joined by UK Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling, Airbus CEO Tom Enders and President of… Read the full press release

London Gatwick opens a new £2 million airline lounge style area for passengers who require special assistance

With 90 seats new special assistance area is more than double the existing area Designed with a premium lounge feel for passengers to enjoy before flying Up to 7% of UK population avoids air travel because of a disability GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has today (17/07/2018) announced the opening of… Read the full press release

Ekol Logistics to move into Budapest Airport’s new Cargo City

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport Zrt. and Ekol Logistics Kft. have signed a lease agreement, whereby the air cargo unit of Ekol will move to the new Cargo City, scheduled for opening at the end of 2019. Late this summer, Budapest Airport will commence the construction of the new Cargo City… Read the full press release

South African Airways again wins the ‘Best Airline Staff in Africa’ award at the Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards

JOHANNESBURG, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) continues to set the bar in customer service by winning once again the ‘Best Airline Staff in Africa’ award at the annual World Airline Awards hosted by Skytrax, the Oscars of the aviation industry, held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in London. In SAA’s sixth… Read the full press release

SJC hosted Working@SJC Career Fair to create job opportunities college-age and high school students interested in aviation careers

High School and College-Age Students Learn About Aviation Careers through Behind-the-Scene Tours, Mock Interviews and Career Panels San Jose, Calif., 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Working@SJC Career Fair hosted by Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in partnership with Alaska Airlines and the Bay Area Council on July 17, 2018, showcased to college-age and… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels launches an extended way for eligible World of Hyatt members to earn and redeem points on experiences

Now travel adds up to even more, with exclusive experiences from the World of Hyatt loyalty program designed to help members feel their best through exploration and self-discovery CHICAGO, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to caring for guests’ wellbeing, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (July 18, 2018) announced the launch… Read the full press release

Boeing and VietJet sign MoU for additional 100 737 MAX airplanes

Agreement includes 80 737 MAX 10s, which would be largest commitment in Asia Deal to double Vietnamese carrier’s 737 MAX fleet to 200 FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ —Boeing [NYSE:BA] and VietJet [HOSE: VJC] signed a Memorandum of Understanding today (July 18, 2018) at the 2018 Farnborough International for an additional 100 737… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches a seven-day attractive global sale

Avail up to 30% discount on airline’s flights across its 20 city international network Seven-day sale commences from July 17, 2018 Mumbai, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today (July 17, 2018), announced a seven-day attractive global sale on Premiere and Economy fares, for its guests planning to travel across… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Qatar Airways’ triple daily flights to Doha

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced it will be increasing the frequency of its flights between Manchester and Doha to triple daily from May 2019. The middle eastern airline currently operates 16 flights per week between the two cities – double daily on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority expands its music program with performances from local artists

Calgary, Alberta, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority (the Authority) is excited to launch its expanded music program, welcoming guests to Calgary with musical performances from local artists throughout the airport. Working with Calgary-based music organizations, Calgary Folk Fest, Calgary International Blues Festival and the Honens International Piano Competition, YYC Calgary International… Read the full press release

Norwegian named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian was today named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards held in London. The Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards are independent and impartial… Read the full press release

Air Partner successfully transports a lion on behalf of the Born Free Foundation

London, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, was recently called upon to assist in the successful relocation of a lion on behalf of the Born Free Foundation. The lion cub “King” was discovered in a Paris apartment in October last year, where he had been kept illegally… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality signs for new Radisson Blu Hotel, Prague in Czech Republic, scheduled to open in 2019

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden, and part of Radisson Hotel Group™, is proud to announce the signing of the new Radisson Blu Hotel, Prague in Czech Republic. The upper upscale branded hotel will complement our Park Inn Hotel Prague – a city that is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 destinations in… Read the full press release