Nearly 1,400 international and domestic travel buyers attended the U.S. Travel Association’s 46th annual IPW

Chicago, IL, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Nearly 1,400 international and domestic travel buyers, the highest since 2001, attended the U.S. Travel Association’s 46th annual IPW, the travel industry’s premier international marketplace. This week more than 6,200 travel suppliers and buyers from over 70 countries, including 500 international and domestic media, convened in Chicago at… Read the full press release

Marriott International encourages travelers and shareholders to “Find their World” through the company’s interactive 2013 Annual Report

Bethesda, Md., 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR) is encouraging travelers and shareholders to “Find their World” through the company’s interactive 2013 Annual Report. Designed with modern social media platforms as inspiration, the interactive report uses captivating images of some of Marriott’s hotels in more than 70 countries across the globe to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group reports 22 million passengers in the first quarter, up 0.5 per cent vs. same period last year

Number of passengers carried by Lufthansa, Germanwings, Swiss and Austrian Airlines up 0.5 per cent / Lufthansa Cargo boosts sales and load factor Cologne, Germany, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines in the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 21.7 million passengers in the first quarter, 0.5 per cent more than in the same period… Read the full press release

Lufthansa now offers biweekly service between Frankfurt and Lublin in eastern Poland

Cologne, Germany, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa is expanding its capacities to Poland. On 3 July the airline will be linking Frankfurt Airport with Lublin in eastern Poland for the first time. The university and market town is Lufthansa’s eighth destination in Poland. Flights will be offered on Thursdays and Sundays in an Airbus… Read the full press release

Christopher Ehmann appointed general manager at Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — After opening two hotels in Bangkok for Hilton, and after a four-year run in Southeast Asia, hotelier Christopher Ehmann is relocating to New Zealand’s South Island where he’ll take charge of the three-year-old Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa as general manager. With more than two decades of hospitality management… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport opened its new ‘Fragrances by DFS’ boutique

Fragrances by DFS boutique in terminal 3 has been artistically designed across 2,726 square foot retail space similar to a luxury high street store Offering passengers a unique experience and exclusive products  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with DFS Group – the world’s leading travel retailer, Abu Dhabi International… Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car launches promotional campaign targeting North Americans traveling to Europe

Company Has Experienced Double-Digit Growth in European Rentals by Americans Traveling Abroad ST. LOUIS, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car is launching a promotional campaign to encourage North Americans to rent from Enterprise when they travel to Europe. Enterprise has already seen double- digit growth of European rentals over the past year alone, and… Read the full press release announce its selection of great Spring hotel deals in Lyon, Nice, and Cannes

Singapore, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ —, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is offering a selection of great Spring hotels in three of the nicest and most picturesque destinations in France – Lyon, Nice, and Cannes. As March becomes April, most of the population of France is… Read the full press release

Travelport Merchandising Platform marks its 1st year anniversary

Dublin, Ireland, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Since launching its ground-breaking Travelport Merchandising Platform exactly one year ago to the day at the CAPA Airline Summit in Dublin, Travelport has today outlined the significant progress it has made since launch. The Travelport Merchandising Platform was developed to allow airlines to distribute and differentiate all of their… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Paris offers guests a chance to help plant a tree in Paris Region agroforestry farm

Hong Kong, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its mission to do ‘More for a Sustainable Future’ and helped by the ‘Pur Projet’ organization, Mandarin Oriental, Paris is now offering guests the chance to help plant an agroforestry farm in the Paris Region. Guests who book their stay via Mandarin Oriental’s website, can subscribe to the… Read the full press release

Kigali Serena Hotel awarded “Best in Environmental Protection Award” by the Rwanda government

Kigali, Rwanda, 2014-04-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Kigali Serena Hotel has been recognized by the Rwanda government for its efforts towards environment conservation. The hotel was awarded “Best in Environmental Protection Award”, competing against 14 entrants in various categories that included social community support, environmental protection and conservation, poverty alleviation, workforce and welfare development. The… Read the full press release