RelayRides’ innovative car rental concept now available on the San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

San Francisco, CA, United States, 2013-11-25 — / — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced an agreement with RelayRides to allow the business to operate legally at the Airport. This represents the first such agreement at a major airport in the United States. “We embrace innovative business models at SFO, but we also have an obligation to… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport passengers and guests can now call for free within Russia

Moscow, Russia, 2013-11-25 — / — Sheremetyevo International Airport has offered to its passengers and guests the service of free telephone calls. “Public telephones” are located in Terminals E (2 booths), F (5 booths), and C (2 booths). All those who arrive at the Airport have the opportunity to call their relatives and friends or promptly get connected with information and emergency services. Calls from these telephone sets to mobile and fixed-line numbers… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s South Island sees increasing number of Chinese travellers since new Chinese travel law came into effect

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2013-11-25 — / — The South Island has welcomed an increasing number of Chinese travellers in the weeks since implementation of a new Chinese law. The new China travel law came into effect on 1 October, effectively requiring travel sellers in China to offer better quality, and so more expensive, group tour packages both… Read the full press release

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced new Bristol – Stockholm service

Bristol, UK, 2013-11-25 — / — Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced a new service linking Bristol with Stockholm next summer. Flights will operate twice a week (on Monday and Friday) from 30 June to 15 August 2014, using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The schedule has been designed with long weekend leisure breaks in mind, and is expected… Read the full press release

IATA calls on African governments to assure safe, efficient and integrated air transport system

Mombasa, Kenya, 2013-11-25 — / — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call for African governments to focus on adoption and adherence to global standards to assure a safe, efficient and integrated air transport system. Connectivity is critical for African growth and development, supporting some 6.7 million jobs and $68 billion in economic activity. Aviation’s… Read the full press release

Emirates to replace existing A330-200 with Airbus A340-500 on its Algiers Service

Airbus A340-500 to replace existing A330-200 from December 2013 Dubai, UAE, 2013-11-25 — / — Emirates, a global connector of people and places, strengthens its commitment to Algeria by introducing the Airbus A340-500 on the Dubai-Algiers route, commencing 1stDecember 2013. Boosting seat capacity by nearly 10% and offering an enhanced cabin product, Emirates’ Airbus A340-500 will replace the current A330-200… Read the full press release

The popular airberlin chocolate heart souvenir now comes in special Christmas edition with three different colours

Berlin, Germany, 2013-11-25 — / — The airberlin chocolate heart is one of the most popular souvenirs for frequent flyers to bring home. Every flight guest on a German domestic or Euroshuttle flight receives one in goodbye from the flight attendants. Now, the chocolate hearts from Rausch are also available in a special Christmas edition with three… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney unveiled new exclusive Full Harbour View Junior Suites

Sydney, Australia, 2013-11-25 — / — The spectacular sight of the soaring white sails of the Sydney Opera House and the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge will greet guests staying in the new Full Harbour View Junior Suites at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. In addition to spectacular harbour views, the suite comes with exclusive privileges including complimentary Executive Club access… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa announced “grown-up” experiences in child-friendly sizes offering

Swimming with sharks, learning to surf, caring for baby turtles, indulging in spa treatments and building coral reefs: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa specializes in offering “grown-up” experiences in child-friendly sizes Kuda Huraa, Maldives, 2013-11-25 — / — Known affectionately as “KH,” Kuda Huraa may as well stand for “Kids Haven” for the quality and extent of… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference in Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November

MEADFA Fosters Closer Links Between Duty Free Retailers And Brand Suppliers In The Middle East And Africa DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-25 — / — Qatar Duty Free, the second largest Duty Free operator in the Middle East, hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference, which is being held at the Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November. This is the… Read the full press release