SINGITA APPOINTS NEW GENERAL MANAGER OF CONSERVATION

Singita conservation brand

Cape Town, South Africa, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita is delighted to announce the appointment of Inge Kotze as General Manager: Conservation. Inge replaces Neil Midlane, former GM: Conservation Projects and Mark Witney, Singita’s former CEO: Conservation in the role. She will be overseeing the all-woman Conservation team, which is responsible for Singita’s… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s private terminal PremiAir now welcomes passengers

New pictures released showing what passengers can expect from Manchester Airport’s private terminal PremiAir now welcoming passengers travelling with 23 airlines from Manchester Prices start from £50 per person Manchester, UK, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — MAG has today (14 November 2019) released pictures of the new PremiAir terminal at Manchester Airport. The new facility, which is… Read the full press release

Indy Airport welcomes Allegiant and Spirit inaugural flights to Tucson, Fort Myers and Tampa

Allegiant and Spirit inaugural flights take off to Tucson, Fort Myers and Tampa INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Not one, not two – but three inaugural flights will take off out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) today (Nov. 14, 2019), with flights to a new nonstop destination and additional flights heading out… Read the full press release

OpenTable partners with Postmates to bring even more delivery and pick-up options to diners

More and more Americans are dining out and turning to delivery due to burn out and for convenience OpenTable expands on delivery with the addition of Postmates and estimated delivery times SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today released new… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines brings more destinations and more low fares to Tampa

Florida’s Hometown Airline celebrates Tampa growth and commitment to the community with new ZooTampa partnership MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for winter, Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is bringing more destinations and more low fares to Tampa. Beginning today (Nov. 14, 2019), Florida’s Hometown Airline will offer daily nonstop service from Tampa International… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with the British Red Cross to support communities in crisis on World Kindness Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 13, 2019), on World Kindness Day, announced its partnership with the British Red Cross to support communities in crisis. The airline and the humanitarian charity will work together over the next year to show how kindness has the power to save lives. Experiencing… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s 14 routes for 2020 Summer schedule

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (13th November 2019) announced the first phase of its 2020 Summer schedule featuring 14 routes with a total choice of up to 290 flights a week across the UK from George Best Belfast City Airport. Seats are on sale from Thursday 14th November… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the 5-star voco Riyadh

InterContinental Hotels Group opens flagship voco®Riyadh in the Kingdom with Wasata Al Wosta Real Estate Co. Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the opening of the 5-star voco Riyadh, the first voco™ hotel in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, in partnership… Read the full press release

Emirates wins Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage awards at the APEX 2020 Regional Passenger Choice Awards™

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ inflight comforts were lauded as it clinched awards for Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage in the Middle East at the APEX 2020 Regional Passenger Choice Awards™ held in Singapore today (13 Nov 2019). The Best Food & Beverage award recognised Emirates’ regionally inspired cuisine and extensive drinks… Read the full press release

2020 Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland now opened for entries

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Business in the Community is calling on responsible businesses across Northern Ireland to enter the 2020 Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland. Applications can be made online at www.bitcni.org.uk/awards. Entries will close on Friday 28 February 2020 at 5:00 pm, and the winners will be revealed at a… Read the full press release

CDA recognized with 2019 Peggy G. Hereford Award

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) was recently awarded the 2019 Peggy G. Hereford Award for Overall Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service Programs. This top honor is the “best in show” award for Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA) Marketing and Communications awards programs. Deputy Commissioner Castalia Serna accepted… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways selects CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft

LEAP-1A engines to power airline’s new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft Agreement valued at $4 billion at list price and over the life of the service contracts DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named ‘Best Overall in the Middle East’ at the 2020 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards

The multi award-winning airline was awarded the prestigious title of ‘Best Overall in the Middle East’ at the 2020 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards on 13 November Qatar Airways was also recently named a ‘2020 Five Star Global Airline’ at the 2020 APEX Global Passenger Choice Awards, where it scooped three awards for ‘Best Seat… Read the full press release

KLM and MBO College Airport opens new training centre at Hoofddorp

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM and MBO College Airport, part of ROC van Amsterdam (Amsterdam Regional Training Centre), have developed a high quality simulation environment for aviation logistics at Schiphol. This merges KLM’s business school with regular intermediary vocational courses to form a specialised school for aviation logistics. The new training centre… Read the full press release

Travelzoo names Julian Rembrandt as General Manager, South East Asia

SINGAPORE, HONG KONG and NEW YORK, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has appointed Julian Rembrandt as General Manager, South East Asia, effective December 9, 2019. Mr. Rembrandt will be based in Travelzoo’s Singapore office and will lead Travelzoo’s team and business in South East Asia with profit and loss responsibility. Mr. Rembrandt joins… Read the full press release

Hyatt launches a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally

All Hyatt brands worldwide will move to large-format bathroom amenities and reduce single-use water bottles by June 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June… Read the full press release

Boeing appoints Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Conrad Chun, a nine-year Boeing employee, named vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today (Nov. 12, 2019) announced the appointment of Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, effective immediately. Chun most recently served as vice president of Communications for Boeing Global… Read the full press release

Club Wyndham teamed up with Richard Petty to provide the ultimate road trip ride — the Club Wyndham 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Richard Petty’s Roadtrip Sweepstakes, in Partnership with Club Wyndham, features chance to win car valued at $70,000 and signed by NASCAR legend Richard Petty, additional vacation prizes ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Club Wyndham®, the nation’s largest vacation club, wants you to hit the road next summer and has teamed up with Richard… Read the full press release

Silversea congratulates Steve McCurry for being inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame

Miami, FL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea collaborator and world-renowned photographer, Steve McCurry was inducted into the prestigious International Photography Hall of Fame on November 1, 2019. Presented at an awards ceremony in St. Louis, Missouri, the accolade is among the most momentous milestones reachable by a photographer and commends a lifetime of achievement… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s dedicated pharma handling facility in Chicago gets GDP certification

Pharma operations in Copenhagen shifted to a GDP certified pharma facility Pharma Corridors initiative expanded to 25 stations Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With over 75,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals flown across the world during the Financial Year 2018/19, Emirates SkyCargo is one of the leading international players in the air transportation of… Read the full press release

Helsinki airport welcomes Norwegian’s new direct flights to Tirana, Albania

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian starts operating direct flights from Helsinki airport to Tirana, Albania. During the summer season 2020, the route will be operated once a week, on Wednesdays, from 3rd of June till early August. – We are glad to be able to offer yet another tempting destination to Finnish travellers… Read the full press release

Lindex opens new concept store at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — One of Europe’s leading fashion chains brings its sustainable baby garments to Finland’s main international airport in November. The temporary shop is the first in such an environment. Swedish fashion brand Lindex has opened a new concept store at Helsinki Airport, offering baby clothes made from sustainable materials…. Read the full press release

Emirates launches new feature on its app called Airport maps

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has launched a new feature on its app called Airport maps which will allow customers to navigate seamlessly through the airport. The Airport maps can detect the user’s location (via Bluetooth and wifi) and provide point to point navigation through all touchpoints of the airport including… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Maldives wins five awards at the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2019 and World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit Thani Maldives, a luxury Thai-inspired resort on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, was recently named the winner of four prestigious categories of the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2019, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, followed swiftly by a regional win in the World Luxury Hotel Awards, held in… Read the full press release

Maldives kicks off roadshows targeting the Nordic region

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives will be hosting roadshows targeting the Nordic region from 12th – 15th November 2019. Covering four cities, the roadshow will kick off in Copenhagen, Denmark today, and move to Oslo, Norway on 13th November, followed by Stockholm, Sweden on 14th November, finally concluding in Helsinki, Finland on… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches two new routes to the Gulf Coast and three new routes to Nashville

The airline continues its growth in premier destinations with new routes to Florida and Tennessee LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Nov. 12, 2019) announces five new nonstop routes, including two new routes to the Gulf Coast and three new routes to Nashville. To celebrate this expansion, the company is offering… Read the full press release

The Lufthansa Group simplifies its status program and an even easier and more transparent collection system

Point system for frequent flyer status easy to understand allowing more transparency. In future, Frequent Traveller and Senator status will be granted for life for long-term loyalty. All changes apply to flights from 1 January 2021. The allocation of award miles remains unchanged. COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is simplifying… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Milan launches the ultimate luxury accommodation package for jewellery lovers

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Milan has launched the ultimate luxury accommodation package for jewellery lovers this festive season. Guests wishing to immerse themselves in the hotel’s five-star comforts, an extraordinary exhibition by elite jewellers Van Cleef & Arpels and everything else Italy’s fashion capital has to offer can book A… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental announces a luxury hotel in Dallas, Texas, scheduled to open in 2022

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel in Dallas, Texas. The project, which will also feature branded residences, is scheduled to open in 2022. The new development will comprise a 25-storey mixed-use tower located in the exclusive Turtle Creek neighbourhood. The… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines offers an even easier and more transparent point collection system for frequent flyer status

Point system for frequent flyer status easy to understand allowing more transparency. In future, Frequent Traveller and Senator status will be granted for life for long-term loyalty. All changes apply to flights from 1 January 2021. The allocation of award miles remains unchanged. VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is offering its… Read the full press release