Preferred Hotel Group partners with Etihad Guest, Etihad Airways’ award winning frequent flyer program

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-12 — / — Preferred Hotel Group™ today announced a new partnership with Etihad Guest, Etihad Airways’ award winning frequent flyer program. This move will enhance the company’s footprint in the Middle East and support recent development in the region. The strategic alliance allows members of the Etihad Guest loyalty program to earn Etihad… Read the full press release

Marc Schwartz appointed VP of Consumer Marketing and Brand Strategy North America at Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Parsippany, N.J., United States, 2013-11-12 — / — Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced the appointment of Marc Schwartz as vice president of consumer marketing and brand strategy, North America, effective immediately. Schwartz will lead Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ multi-channel marketing operations,… Read the full press release

Dubai-based flydubai continues to challenge conventions within the aviation industry

Dubai, UAE, 2013-11-12 — / — Dubai-based flydubai shows no signs of slowing down as it continues to challenge conventions within the aviation industry. The carrier, which has become a household name in the region, added a number of milestones this year making it one of the fastest growing airlines in the region. Ahead of the Dubai… Read the full press release

Jet Airways operated Flight of Fantasy for underprivileged and those with special needs on children’s day

Operates joy ride for over 125 children from NGOs ASEEMA, Karuna Sharan, Muktangan and Save the Children India Mumbai, India, 2013-11-12 — / — Jet Airways, India’s premier airline celebrated Children’s Day by operating a Flight of Fantasy S2 9805 in Mumbai for underprivileged and those with special needs. As part of its annual community service, Jet… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines short-haul fleet to feature new cabin design

All aircraft in Austrian short-haul fleet given new cabin fittings and design 3,119 seats furnished in new leather upholstery in prestigious grey with red accents Entire Austrian Airlines fleet now flying with new cabin and unified appearance Vienna, Austria, 2013-11-12 — / — Austrian Airlines has finished refurnishing and redesigning all its Fokker and Dash 8-400 aircraft…. Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association and Brand USA launched new broadcast/production programme at IPW conference in Chicago, Illinois

Washington, DC, 2013-11-12 — / — The U.S. Travel Association, in conjunction with premier partner Brand USA (the official tourism marketing organisation for the United States of America), has announced the launch of a new broadcast/production programme at the annual IPW conference in Chicago, Illinois. The brand new element for IPW Chicago 2014 will allow broadcast and… Read the full press release

AIR CHINA’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status by Skytrax

London,  UK, 2013-11-12 — / — China’s flag carrier airline, AIR CHINA has seen it’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status with effect from November 2013 in the latest review of airline standards by aviation research organisation, Skytrax. “In the period 2009-2011, we witnessed considerable improvement in Air China quality standards, which resulted in the airline achieving 4-Star Airline status… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company hosted Air Cargo Working Group meeting at its headquarters in Muharraq

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2013-11-12 — / — In line with its’ continuous efforts in managing Bahrain International Airport (BIA) as a world-class airport and enhancing operations’ proficiency, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) recently hosted the Air Cargo Working Group meeting at the company’s headquarter in Muharraq. Manager of Cargo at BAC Mr. Robert Mills was introduced during the meeting… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport reported for more than 3.1 million passengers in October 2013

More than 3.1 million passengers passed through London Gatwick in October Passengers flying to Europe increased by 5.6% and to long haul destinations by 3.3% Norwegian announced three new routes to the US, including New York London, UK, 2013-11-12 — / — October 2013 traffic performance summary Month Moving Annual Total Growth Nov-12 Nov-11 Growth Oct-13 Oct-12… Read the full press release

Natasha Shah appointed Director of Group Sales at The Hay-Adams

Washington, DC, United States, 2013-11-12 — / — The Hay-Adams, one of the world’s leading luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha Shah as Director of Group Sales. Shah is a native of the Washington, DC area, raised in Northern Virginia where she graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree… Read the full press release