CDA welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new, nonstop service from Midway International Airport to California and Mexico

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation(CDA) announces that Southwest Airlines has launched new, nonstop service today (11/04/2018) from Midway International Airport (MDW) to California and Mexico, just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season. As of today, Southwest now has daily service between Midway and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The airline also began service from Midway to sunny Cabo San Lucas Aeropuerto… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways proudly unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage, as a symbol of remembrance for the fallen. In the centenary year of the end of the First World War, the 8ft by 8ft poppy will be displayed on the aircraft as it flies to numerous… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates raising £20 million for Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways’ global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising a mammoth £20 million. Flying Start began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved its fundraising target more than a year ahead of schedule, thanks… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new routes just in time for the holiday season

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is celebrating autumn by beginning to operate several new routes just in time for the holiday season. More Options for California Travelers Northern California Expansion Southwest continues complementing its robust service for California travelers by strengthening its commitment to San Jose, California. By the end of this… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces GlobalBeacon; further enhances passenger safety with real-time tracking

All Qatar Airways flights will now benefit from real-time tracking, further enhancing passenger safety The introduction of GlobalBeacon ahead of the ICAO 2018 flight tracking recommended timeline DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the launch customer of GlobalBeacon, a key product solution created by FlightAware®and Aireon that… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches a series of design engagement workshops to gather community input into its emerging plans for expansion

Heathrow is running a series of collaborative design workshops from 6 November to gather community input into its emerging plans for expansion The airport has partnered with world-renowned architects Grimshaw to help identify opportunities for mitigation for those communities potentially impacted by an expanded airport  Workshops will help further refine the airport’s development proposals, that will… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Zurich Airport set to debut in Switzerland by 2020

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The IntercityHotel Zurich Airport will become the brand’s first venture into Switzerland when building works are completed in 2020. Construction is now beginning on schedule, and a number of characteristic features are already emerging. As with all IntercityHotels, the USP will be easy accessibility. The… Read the full press release

IHG and Al Arabiya Real Estate Company partner for Staybridge Suites’ debut in Kuwait

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with the Al Arabiya Real Estate Company, owned by the leading Kuwaiti conglomerate, The Bukhamseen Group to debut Staybridge Suites in Kuwait, with the development of Staybridge® Suites Kuwait Salmiya…. Read the full press release

InterContinental® Hotels & Resort celebrates 200 InterContinental hotels around the world with a stunning art installation by Alexander Hall

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading luxury hotel brand InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts has partnered with London-based contemporary artist Alexander Hall, also known under the alias Haut de Gamme©, to create a stunning art installation, commemorating 200 InterContinental hotels and resorts around the world. The art installation is made from 200 champagne bottles individually hand-painted… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Alitalia’s five weekly nonstop flights to Rome

Five-times weekly, year-round flights to launch May 2019 Washington, D.C., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) announced Tuesday that Italian airline Alitalia will begin five weekly nonstop flights to Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) on May 2, 2019, providing a new option when traveling between the U.S. Capital Region and… Read the full press release

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism launches new initiative to provide support to local nonprofit agencies

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is proud to announce the launch of Santa MoniCARES, a coalition of SMTT representatives and community partners seeking to harness the hospitable nature and generosity of Santa Monica’s tourism industry to provide support to the city’s local nonprofit agencies. Santa MoniCARES… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces non-stop flights between Singapore and Seattle

Fifth US city in SIA network, and fourth served non-stop from Singapore Announcement coincides with tomorrow’s launch of non-stop Singapore-Los Angeles flights Singapore, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle will become the fifth US city in Singapore Airlines’ route network – and the fourth to be served non-stop from Singapore – when new flights… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Paris’ Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager Philippe Leboeuf named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World

Hong Kong, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Philippe Leboeuf, Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, has been named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World. Leboeuf will be presented with his award at the 38th annual Hotelier of the World Awards at Lotte New York Palace, New York, on 12… Read the full press release

Swedavia and Norwegian Air Shuttle partner to provide airport parking benefits to Norwegian Reward members

Stockholm, Sweden, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with Norwegian Air Shuttle, Swedavia continues to develop its range of parking products for members of the airline’s Norwegian Reward customer loyalty programme. These parking benefits are currently available at five of Swedavia’s airports. Åre Östersund Airport, from which Norwegian will launch service to Stockholm in… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association to hold PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan in September. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Tourism National Company JSC, the key organization in the tourism industry effectively promoting the tourist brand… Read the full press release

The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel located within Alabama’s Gulf State Park opens its doors to guests

Originally established in 1974, the hotel has been re-imagined, rebuilt and re-emerges as a model of resilient, environmentally-friendly coastal development with a focus on sustainable tourism. GULF SHORES, Ala., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel opened its doors after a much-anticipated return to Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Guests of… Read the full press release