A Report conducted by Virgin Trains Shows Britons’ lack of geographical knowledge

Land’s End marks the northern tip of Britain, Hadrian’s Wall is in Cornwall and the Jurassic Coast is to be found in Scotland… 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — That’s the view of millions of Britons whose lack of geographical knowledge was highlighted in new research published today. The report, conducted by Virgin Trains, also showed the nation’s… Read the full press release

SAA submits Long-term Turnaround Strategy

Johannesburg, 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — South African Airways (SAA) is pleased to announce that it has submitted its Long-term Turnaround Strategy to the Public Enterprises Minister, Malusi Gigaba. The handover was made yesterday to the Minister by Ms. Dudu Myeni, the acting Chairperson of the SAA Board of Directors on behalf of the airline. The submission of… Read the full press release

IATA: Passenger Growth Accelerates on Rising Business Confidence

Geneva, 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing that demand growth is accelerating on the back of stronger business confidence, particularly in emerging regions. Passenger demand rose 3.7% compared to February 2012. The 3.7% growth masks improvements in recent months. October 2012 appears to have… Read the full press release

UNWTO European Member States debate the way forward for tourism in the region

Madrid, 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — UNWTO European Members States, gathered in Çesme, Turkey, for the 55th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe, debated the state of tourism in the region and the way forward under the current economic situation. Topics on discussion included visa facilitation and the promotion of domestic tourism as means to stimulate growth… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Invites Families to Celebrate Summer with the New Family Residence Villa Package

Enjoy the perfect summer getaway with time dedicated to parents and kids alike. 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — There’s never a better time for a family getaway than summertime. So this year, treat the whole family to a getaway in Chiang Mai, andFour Seasons will ensure that parents and kids alike have their own time to enjoy. The three-night Family Residence… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Gives Back To Communities All Year Long By Celebrating Women

2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is demonstrating its commitment to the communities it serves by hosting an array of women-focused activities throughout 2013. The Company champions diversity and inclusion and the causes that matter most to its Customers and Employees. “Southwest Airlines is proud of our commitment to women.  We partner with nonprofit… Read the full press release

Hilton Pattaya invites guests to rediscover a unique lunch concept by the sea at Edge Restaurant

Guests Can Indulge In a Range of Delicious Dining Options at This Stylish Restaurant PATTAYA, Thailand, 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya today invited guests to rediscover a unique lunch concept by the sea at Edge Restaurant – featuring an expanded buffet that will offer not only the best of Asia, but also the finest flavours of… Read the full press release

One of the UK’s leading online travel agencies, On the Beach, signs with Travelport

First GDS relationship for leading OTA to drive new hotel, car and flight content Langley, United Kingdom, 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions and data for the global travel industry, today announces a new agreement with On the Beach, one of the UK’s leading online travel agencies. The agreement is… Read the full press release


2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (3 Apr) opened its 2nd base in Poland at Krakow with two-based aircraft and 31 routes, which will deliver up to 1.6m passengers p.a. and sustain 1,600 “on-site” jobs, as Ryanair invests over $170m at Krakow Airport. Ryanair celebrated the opening of its new Krakow… Read the full press release


2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — “This is an important day for the future of commercial space flight in the state of New Mexico. This bill, SB 240, will significantly improve the competitiveness of Spaceport America and help create jobs for New Mexicans. The signing of this bill by Governor Susana Martinez represents a vital milestone for commercial… Read the full press release

Agoda.com offers great Sri Lanka deals to celebrate the Sinhalese New Year

2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is offering new deals on the striking island of Sri Lanka to celebrate the Sinhalese New Year, a major event for the ethnic population and the biggest holiday of the year. Similar to other astrologically-determined New Year celebrations in… Read the full press release

App Opens Doors to Marriott Careers in Europe with Real Stories and Opportunities

London, 2013-04-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is taking its recruitment digital in Europe with a newly launched careers App that is the first of its kind in the hospitality industry.  Available in English, French, German and Russian, the new innovative App has been developed in tandem with Evviva Brands following extensive market research… Read the full press release