GlobalStar Travel Management and Snowstorm Technologies Strategic Partnership

London, UK and Worldwide, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — GlobalStar Travel Management and OneWurld, A division of Snowstorm Technologies (UK) Ltd. announce strategic global partnership. An exciting alliance combining distribution, technology, content and knowledge. The new travel landscape presents innovation opportunities. The announcement of a strategic global partnership between leading international travel management network… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces 30 planned hotel openings across EMEA in 2021

Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group looks ahead to 2021 with 30 planned hotel openings or 5,000 rooms across EMEA, building on the Group’s 40+ signings announced in 2020. The Group’s 2020 expansion included the introduction of the Radisson Individuals brand and the announcement of ambitious plans to double its portfolio of… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to sail for the first time from Israel with its newest and most innovative ship, Odyssey of the Seas

New Innovative Ship to Launch with Cruises from Haifa, Israel MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Israeli holidaymakers will set a new course for adventure this summer when Royal Caribbean International begins sailing from Israel for the first time in May. The global cruise line will offer Israelis a combination of 3- to… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the opening of brand-new office building at its Brussels air cargo facility

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport inaugurated a brand-new four-story office building at its Brussels air cargo facility. This opening is the latest milestone in the large-scale refurbishment of Swissport’s Brussels cargo complex which started in January 2019 and includes 25,000 sqm of warehouse space and a state-of-the-art Pharma Center. Swissport inaugurated… Read the full press release

IATA announces the appointment of Kamil Al-Awadhi as new Regional Vice President for Africa and the Middle East (AME)

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) new Regional Vice President for Africa and the Middle East (AME), Kamil Al-Awadhi, took up his position today (1 March 2021). “This is the most challenging time for air transport—in AME and around the world. The top priority is reconnecting the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free sponsor the Qatar Total Open 2021 Tennis Tournament

Tournament to take place between 1-6 March at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha Sponsorship highlights Qatar’s ambition to become a global leader in the sporting arena DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) are proud to sponsor the Qatar Total Open 2021 Tennis… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines offers California residents A golden deal for the Golden State

A golden deal for the Golden State: the first 25,000 residents who sign up get their first intra-California flight on Alaska Airlines SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today (March 1, 2021), California residents who enroll in the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ now through March 3, 2021 can book that long-awaited trip… Read the full press release

Southwest launches a four-day WOW Sale today with fares starting as low as $29 one-way

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a four-day WOW Sale today, March 1, 2021, through March 4, 2021, 11:59 p.m., Central Standard Time, with fares starting as low as $29 one-way. Customers can take advantage of these low fares for their perfect getaway for travel in April and May…. Read the full press release

Baron Hotels & Resorts Egypt received the Loved by Guests Award 2020

Cairo, Egypt, 2021-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Baron Hotels and Resorts are proud to announce that Baron Palace Sahl Hasheesh, Baron Palms Sharm el Sheikh and Baron Resort Sharm el Sheikh received the Loved by Guests Award 2020 by hotels.com. This award is done annually based on the guests’ reviews on hotels.com. We would… Read the full press release

ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF MANAGEMENT CONTRACT IN IGATPURI , INDIA.

From left to right - Mr. Nitin Karambelkar & Mr. Sameer Dharkar

Mumbai, India, 2021-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Sameer Dharkar, Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services – South Asia & Middle East region, is delighted to announce its First White Label Management  Contract with  “Manas Hospitality Private Limited” for its distinguished resort in Igatpuri,  “Manas Resort With Petting Zoo And Organic Farm, Igatpuri.” Igatpuri,… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces the upcoming opening of voco Grand Central in Glasgow and voco Edinburgh – Haymarket

IHG® Hotels & Resorts continues to drive growth strategy with UK openings Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (25 FEBRUARY 2021) demonstrated its continued UK growth by announcing the debut of voco Hotels™ into the Scottish hotel market. Marked with the upcoming opening of voco Grand Central in Glasgow and voco Edinburgh – Haymarket, IHG has always been a prime player… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts and Groups360 launch GroupSync Engage online booking solution for meeting and event planners and hotel brands

Select IHG properties are the first to deploy GroupSync Engage, the market’s premier online booking technology with real-time room and space availability for planners Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Groups360 and IHG Hotels & Resorts today (25 FEBRUARY 2021) announced the release of GroupSync Engage, the hospitality industry’s first integrated direct… Read the full press release

Marriott International introduces new Hybrid Meeting Solutions for its Connect with Confidence Program

BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — More meeting and event professionals have been looking to plan hybrid virtual/in-person meetings and events as the meeting industry adapts to new ways of connecting during the global pandemic. However, meeting and event professionals often require additional information about technology, health protocols, and logistics available to them…. Read the full press release

Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority implement digital verification of traveller medical records for COVID-19 testing and vaccination

Dubai to become one of the world’s first cities to implement digital verification of passenger medical records relating to COVID-19 testing and vaccination Dubai, UAE, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) today (25 February 2021) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to position Dubai as one… Read the full press release

Anantara Golden Triangle launches virtual jungle field trip of unique elephant experiences for school children in lockdown

Doha, Qatar, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort has introduced a complimentary service for school children in lockdown that stars elephants in a personal call live from their natural habitat in Northern Thailand’s ancient jungle.  During the video call, children around the world can virtually participate in a jungle… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok’s immersive ART Space offers Hotel guests and local community opportunity to experience Bangkok’s creative landscape

Engage with the best of Thai creativity at the newest, most unexpected ART Space in town Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Art is life, and life is art. Nowhere is this be more apparent than at the recently opened Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, where a gallery-style showcase extends all the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva launches a themed party experience for children of all ages

The Hotel’s beautifully appointed spaces make for the perfect backdrop for themed parties Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva has launched a themed party experience for children to celebrate a special occasion in a fun and relaxed setting. The Hotel provides a range of fabulous spaces that are… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Omnam Group announce plans for a brand-new resort in Puglia, southern Italy

Four Seasons to expand its presence in Italy with brand-new beachside project in the enchanting Mediterranean region of Puglia Toronto, Canada, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, an international leader in luxury hospitality, and Omnam Group, a global real estate firm, announce plans for a brand-new resort in Puglia, the stunning… Read the full press release

Clarion Pointe announces the opening of Clarion Pointe in Statesville, North Carolina

Midscale Brand Extension Continues Nationwide Expansion in Charlotte, North Carolina Area ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — On the heels of rapid development, Clarion Pointe, a midscale select-service brand extension franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), kicked off the year with the milestone opening of its 25th hotel: the Clarion Pointe in Statesville, North Carolina. The brand… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces the opening of the Cambria Hotel Rock Hill – University Center

Debut Marks Upscale Brand’s Sixth Hotel in the Palmetto State ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its rapid expansion across the country with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Rock Hill – University Center. The six-story, 110-room hotel is the brand’s sixth to… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to start services from Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

Spirit to offer More Go, great service and signature low fares stretching from California to Florida LOUISVILLE, Ky., 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — America’s Gateway to the South will be bright yellow, now that Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is on the way. Today (Feb. 23, 2021) the airline announced plans to add Louisville—one of the… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines becomes the only airline serving Los Angeles nonstop from Milwaukee

Spirit Airlines adds new nonstop routes serving Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orlando MILWAUKEE, Wis., 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) today (Feb. 24, 2021) announced that Milwaukee is getting More Go on June 24, when the airline’s yellow and black planes start taking off from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE). Spirit… Read the full press release

British Airways launches Select and Select Pro refundable fares

London, UK, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (24 February, 2021) launched two new fare brands for its trade customers, which offer refundable options and enhanced flexibility. Select and Select Pro are both refundable fares, which will give customers the flexibility to cancel a flight and claim a full or partial… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces The Birthday Party Project as the official community partner of the airline’s 50th Anniversary year

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announces today (Feb 24, 2021) The Birthday Party Project as the official community partner of the airline’s 50th Anniversary year. The Birthday Party Project is a Dallas-based organization that partners with more than 60 agencies across the country to bring joy through the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines announces merger of its Corporate Communications and International & Aeropolitical Affairs divisions

Sophie Matkovits appointed as Head of Corporate Communications, Public Affairs & Corporate Responsibility Walter Reimann will assume the position of Board Advisor Public Affairs and Lufthansa Group Traffic Rights Coordinator Tanja Gruber, Interim Head of Corporate Communications, will leave the company at her own request Merger of departments designed to generate synergies Vienna, Austria, 2021-Feb-25… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels and Resorts announces Staybridge Suites Bengaluru Thanisandra

The company continues to build on a strong growth momentum in the country and strategically expand its brand portfolio across key cities Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies has announced the debut of its world-renowned extended stay brand, Staybridge Suites® in… Read the full press release

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation establish Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership at Howard University

Marriott International to create the Arne M. Sorenson Hospitality Fund to support the design of a world class hospitality program and curriculum BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation together with Howard University announced today the establishment of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership in honor… Read the full press release

TripActions announces the appointment of Maggie Wilderotter as the sixth member of its Board of Directors

PALO ALTO, CA, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — TripActions, the fastest-growing business travel and spend management platform, today (February, 23, 2021) announced it has appointed Maggie Wilderotter as the sixth member of its Board of Directors. Wilderotter is a seasoned executive who has led both Fortune 500 companies and startups. In addition, she has… Read the full press release

Pfizer, DHL Global Forwarding Japan and All Nippon Airways start COVID-19 vaccines distribution

Joint partnership for the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer, DHL Global Forwarding Japan and ANA shows the strength of each company’s goods and services across the global network. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Pfizer Inc. (hereinafter “Pfizer”), DHL Global Forwarding Japan (hereinafter “DHL”) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) has commenced distribution… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways temporarily changes flight frequency to select cities due to the impact of COVID-19

Starting on April 1, the flight schedule for the Tokyo Narita = Kuala Lumpur route will be changed. From April 19, ANA will resume daily operation of the Tokyo Narita = Manila route, while the flight schedule for the Tokyo Haneda = Washington D.C. and Tokyo Haneda = Houston routes will be changed. TOKYO, JAPAN,… Read the full press release