Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces a curated collection of three Four Seasons Private Jet itineraries set to take flight in 2020

The new line-up includes three of the most coveted Four Seasons Private Jet Itineraries Toronto, Canada, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces a curated collection of three Four Seasons Private Jet itineraries set to take flight in 2020. Featuring the trip of a lifetime to Rwanda and the… Read the full press release

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt welcomes Hotel SOFIA Barcelona to its portfolio upper-upscale hotel properties

The property marks the first Hyatt hotel in Barcelona and the third property in Europe to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (December 12, 2018) Hotel SOFIA Barcelona is joining The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, becoming the first Hyatt hotel in Barcelona and third property in… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces new two-times-weekly service to Komatsu, Japan next spring

Cathay Pacific expands its Japan network with new route to Ishikawa Prefecture from April 2019 HongKong, China, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is introducing a new scheduled seasonal service to Komatsu next spring, making the beautiful natural landscapes and rich cultural attractions of Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture more easily accessible to travellers. The new… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines invites guests and employees to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21

Guests and employees invited to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, Alaska Airlines guests who wear their festive holiday sweaters to the airport on Friday, Dec. 21 can board their flight early. The one-day promotion will be celebrated by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden

Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje, and St. Petersburg launched in 2017-2018 Qatar Airways’ new five-times weekly route to be operated by a Boeing B787 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today ( 12 December 2018)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases frequency to preferred European destinations this winter

Passengers to enjoy greater choice of flight options with aircraft upgrades to Manchester, Stockholm and Helsinki  Weekly flights to Gatwick, London, increase with 16 direct flights now available for passengers to choose from DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will fly a greater number of passengers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces the draw results for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™

Airline is the Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA until 2022 Qatar Airways flies three times per day to Paris and five times weekly to Nice DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™, which… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded Platinum status in the BITC NI 2018 Environmental Benchmarking Survey

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded Platinum status – the highest scoring level – in the Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITC NI) 2018 Environmental Benchmarking Survey, becoming the first airport across the region to do so. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, 2018 is a landmark… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the holiday period with Christmas dinners, festive films and mince pies

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for the great Christmas getaway as it prepares to carry over half a million customers over the festive period, with the most popular long-haul destination being New York and the most popular short-haul route being Geneva. New York is also set to be… Read the full press release

British Airways adds selection of Christmas treats to its inflight entertainment system

British Airways lays on festive entertainment with up to 40 new Christmas films, TV show episodes and audio available Popular favourites including Elf and The Holiday feature LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — To help customers get in the festive spirit at 38,000 feet British Airways has added a selection of Christmas treats to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa opens the Panorama Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

New Panorama Lounge operated by Lufthansa now open Terminal 1 lounge capacity increases by 40 percent COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers with lounge access can now look forward to having an even more relaxed lounge stay before their departure in the Terminal 1A Schengen area at Frankfurt Airport. Today, Lufthansa is opening… Read the full press release

Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Capital to acquire all the outstanding common shares of Travelport for $15.75 per share in cash

Agreement with Siris Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital Travelport to continue technical innovation under private ownership Guidance updated. Acquisition expected to close Q2 2019 LANGLEY, U.K., 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport Worldwide Limited (“Travelport”) (NYSE: TVPT), a leading travel technology company, today (10 December 2018) announced that it has entered into a definitive… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands online booking options by adding PayPal as a new payment method

Extended flexibility offers travelers another way to purchase their tickets. ANA joins the growing list of airlines incorporating PayPal as a method of digital payment at a time when PayPal is gaining more popularity in Asia. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS partners with OryLab and The Nippon Foundation to offer a sneak peek at the future where technology open up new possibilities for those with disabilities

VATAR Cafe DAWN ver. β combines the strengths of each partner to offer a sneak peek at how future technology will change our world. •Robotic breakthroughs hint at new era of mobility and interactivity. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA HD”) recently partnered with OryLab Inc. (hereinafter “OryLab”) and… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline ‘flynas’ announce codeshare partnership

Extended connectivity between India and Saudi Arabia Domestic network access beyond gateway cities both in India and Saudi Arabia Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service, international airline, and ‘flynas’, Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline, have entered into an extensive codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between India and… Read the full press release

ENAV and IATA present the first edition of the Italian National Airspace Strategy

Rome, Italy, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ENAV (the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented the first edition of the Italian National Airspace Strategy. Air travel is set to grow 50% across Europe over the next 20 years. The goal of the air traffic management (ATM) network in… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of its new brand website, PreferredHotels.com

Newport Beach, California, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing, and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the launch of its new brand website, PreferredHotels.com. With careful consideration to the balance of form and function, the new visual forward, fully-responsive website… Read the full press release

187-room Hotel Indigo® Manchester – Victoria Station opened its doors to guests

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Indigo® Manchester – Victoria Station has opened its doors to guests, marking the brand’s debut in one of the UK’s largest cities. Famous for its cotton mills and its role in the industrial revolution, Manchester is a vibrant city that is rapidly expanding and regenerating, complementing its… Read the full press release

Emirates brings delicious festive menu and nostalgic films on board for customers travelling for the holidays

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is bringing Christmas joy to the skies this December with a delicious festive menu on select flights and nostalgic films on board. Customers travelling for the holidays in December will enjoy several Christmas specials across all cabin classes on board and on the ground. Christmas menus With an… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of its first hotel in Nevada — the WoodSpring Suites Reno Sparks

Hotel Opening Marks Brand’s Entry into State Amid Cross-Country Expansion ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, in collaboration with Brookwood Hotels, announced the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Reno Sparks, the brand’s first hotel in Nevada. Located at 140 Salomon Court, the… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today (10TH DECEMBER 2018 ) announced it will launch direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure travellers. QantasLink’s flights will be the first-ever regular passenger services between Bendigo and Sydney, and the first commercial services from Bendigo in… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace, American Community School Abu Dhabi and the Make-A-Wish UAE come together to make this festive season much merrier for kids in need

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Palace knows that any hotel is only as grand as its community, so every year it works together with its community to make Abu Dhabi an even better place to live and visit. This year via its Golden Hearts campaign, Emirates Palace was able to… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises opens sales for its much-awaited 2021 World Cruise

53 stunning destinations across 33 countries, including an enhanced Asian offering Six extended, overnight stays in iconic cities, including Los Angeles, Sydney and Tokyo Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America, South Africa and the Gulf, announced that… Read the full press release

Heathrow pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues

Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues News comes as Heathrow welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period Announcement follows the launch of the Living Wage roadmap which ensures direct suppliers guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

AUSTRALIA: IHG to rebrand its Kirkton Park property to voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG will give it’s stunning Kirkton Park property in the NSW wine region a refresh and rebrand it as voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, making it the fourth signing in Australia since IHG launched the upscale voco™ brand globally in June. With 70 voguishly appointed rooms, the… Read the full press release

dnata completes the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering

Dubai/New York, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, today (11 December 2018) announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows dnata to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels & Resorts announces the successful acquisition of boutique resort QT Port Douglas

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a division of Minor Hotels, is strengthening its presence in Tropical North Queensland, announcing it has acquired the freehold interest of the boutique resort QT Port Douglas and adjoining land. In a deal brokered by CBRE, the 170-room resort – now called Oaks Resort… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language

Improving Accessibility at Customer Service Centers in Japan Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines announced a new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language. (JSL) Starting today (December 11, 2018), JAL will offer video remote interpreting services at select customer service centers in Japan. Overview of Service The JAL… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Seattle

New full-service hotel features more than 1,200 guestrooms, 103,000 square feet of dynamic meeting and event spaces, multiple dining experiences, and more CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 10, 2018) the opening of Hyatt Regency Seattle, located in the heart of downtown at 808 Howell Street and near… Read the full press release

BWW 2018: Top 20 Best Wine Critics of the World

HELSINKI, Finland, 2018-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — BWW-The Best Wine of the World-competition is by far the toughest wine competition on this planet. Unlike any other industry competition, only 1% of the wines involved will be awarded. The BWW competition was held in the world’s largest wine information service – tastingbook.com. 18,477 wines received in total… Read the full press release