Iberia’s Maintenance completes inspection, repair and replacement work of the first FT8 engine

It’s an industrial electrical turbine belonging to Endesa, which will produce electricity on Minorca. Iberia’s Maintenance and Engineering Division is the only company able to service this kind of industrial turbine in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Madrid, Spain, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The first FT8 engine maintained and repaired by Iberia’s Maintenance has… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotel Group™ reports 19 percent increase in reservations revenue in its 2014 first quarter results

Company welcomes 29 new hotels and reports to-date performance report for new points-structure ofiPrefer guest loyalty program CHICAGO, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotel Group™, a global provider of sales, marketing, and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, today announced first quarter results. Over the past three months, the company generated a 19 percent increase in reservations… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn to open its fourth hotel in Japan ANA Holiday Inn Sapporo Susukino

Sapporo, Japan, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s most recognised hotel brand has entered Hokkaido, opening in the island’s largest city, Sapporo, a city which is famous in itself for its abundance of year-round activities, locally-brewed beers and annual snow festival. ANA Holiday Inn Sapporo Susukino is the fourth Holiday Inn hotel to open in Japan, following… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn® Sherwood Park – Conference Centre to open in Alberta after $6 Million Renovation

SHERWOOD PARK, ALBERTA, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] announces the opening of a new 258-room Holiday Inn® – Sherwood Park – Conference Centre hotel in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Located in the heart of the business district in Sherwood Park, just off the Yellowhead Trail, the hotel opens following a multi-million… Read the full press release

The Calgary Airport Authority launches weekend event “Run and Roam the Runway” on June 14 and 15

Registration site is now live to participate in the family-fun weekend festival  CALGARY, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority revealed plans today for Run and Roam the Runway – a weekend event that will allow Calgarians to experience Canada’s newest and longest runway. The weekend activities are scheduled for June 14 and… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines permits passengers to use electronic devices during the entire flight starting on May 1, 2014

Use in flight mode possible during takeoff and landing Approval applies to all Austrian Airlines aircraft The new rule is valid for smart phones, tablets, notebooks and other electronic devices weighing up to one kilogram Vienna, Austria, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting on May 1, 2014, Austrian Airlines passengers will be permitted to use their… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to expand operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina with 2 new services from Tuzla to Dortmund and Eindhoven

NEW ROUTES FROM TUZLA TO DORTMUND AND EINDHOVEN Sarajevo, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe*, announced today that it will expand its operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina this summer by adding 2 new services from Tuzla to Dortmund and Eindhoven. The flights to Dortmund will… Read the full press release

Hyatt Regency® awarded Parent Tested Parent Approved Winner’s Seal of Approval

CHICAGO, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and PTPA Media Inc. announced that the Hyatt Regency® brand has been awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Winner’s Seal of Approval. Although there were many entries competing to earn the PTPA™ Seal, the Hyatt Regency brand ultimately received PTPA Media Inc.’s first hotel… Read the full press release

British Airways adds new full-motion Airbus A320 simulator

LONDON, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has powered up its newest flight simulator, taking the number used by the airline to train its pilots to 18 – the highest ever. To mark hitting the record number the airline has released photos showing flight simulators dating back to the 1930s. The new addition, a… Read the full press release