Innovative Travel Solutions by Vancouver International Airport announces next-generation kiosks transform border security at Barbados’ International Airport

Innovative technology expedites clearance process and improves passenger experience Richmond, B.C., 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 26, 2019), Innovative Travel Solutions by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) announced the expansion of the border control program at Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in Barbados with a total of 48 biometric-enabled kiosks now in use. This partnership utilizes… Read the full press release

Siberia Airlines launches direct flights from Khabarovsk to Bangkok

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting November 1st, 2019, Siberia Airlines opens direct regular flights from Khabarovsk to Bangkok. Flights will be operated on Fridays. Departure from Khabarovsk is at 21:40, arrival at Bangkok airport is at 02:30 local time the next day. The return flight departs on Saturdays at 03:30 and lands in Khabarovsk at 13:15. «We are pleased to offer passengers from Khabarovsk the opportunity… Read the full press release

Vietjet to hold Cabin Crew Recruitment Day in Tokyo

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — After taking place at the two biggest cities in Vietnam, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietjet’s large-scale Cabin Crew Recruitment Day prepares to “land” in the capital of Japan – Tokyo. Recently, the new-age carrier Vietjet has continuously been honored with many awards in… Read the full press release

FCCA announces its 2019 Seatrade Europe Partners

FCCA announces its record-breaking 14 partners for Seatrade Europe that will benefit from the Association’s continued initiative – now in its third year – to connect Caribbean and Latin American stakeholders with European cruise and river lines for meeting, networking and exhibiting opportunities, coupled with year-round efforts by FCCA to follow up on actionable items… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority Announces $90 Million Expansion of Concourse A

Project Elevate: Concourse A Will Add Eight Gates, New Amenities to Accommodate GRR Passenger Growth; Federal Inspection Station and Control Tower Relocation Also Planned Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority Board today (August 28, 2019) announced Project Elevate, a three-development expansion of Ford Airport that begins … Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport welcomes the return of Midwest Express

Direct flights between Milwaukee – Grand Rapids to begin by year end Grand Rapids, MI, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Midwest Express today (August 28, 2019) revealed the Elite Airways aircraft, complete with exterior Midwest Express branding, that will service initial flight destinations to Cincinnati, OH (CVG), Omaha, NE (OMA), and Grand Rapids, MI… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport expects busy Labor Day holiday weekend

Monday is expected to be busiest Labor Day travel day with 47,000 passengers Oakland, Calif., 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) expects to be bustling this Labor Day holiday weekend, which traditionally marks the unofficial end of the summer travel season. OAK anticipates welcoming approximately 191,500 passengers during the five-day period beginning… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to host its North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia

Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed it will host its North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia. The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from across North America will attend what will mark WTA’s first ceremony in Canada. Nestled in the southern interior… Read the full press release

Construction work begins on major airfield expansion at Auckland Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Work has begun on the biggest expansion to Auckland Airport’s airfield since the 1970s. Covering the equivalent of more than 250,000 m2 or about 30 rugby fields, a new taxiway and six remote stands for parking and servicing aircraft are being built at the western end of… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of W Aspen & The Sky Residences at W Aspen

First New Luxury Aspen Hotel in 25 Years, W Aspen is Set to Elevate Après-Ski Boasting the Town’s Only Year-Round Mountainside Rooftop Venue Aspen, CO, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Set your sights Sky High. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International Inc., today (08/29/2019) announced the much-anticipated opening of W Aspen & The… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to hold Gatwick Fun Day on 14th September

Gatwick partners with Aviation Museum to host Fun Day for local residents Family-focussed event gives unique behind the scenes look at the airport with 40 exhibitors Event is free with donations to Gatwick’s charity partners also encouraged LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is giving local residents an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek into… Read the full press release

PATA strengthens partnership with Binumi

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a not-for-profit membership association acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of the Asia Pacific travel and tourism industry, has bolstered its partnership with Binumi, a video ecosystem platform empowering individuals and businesses to create and share compelling video content that can build… Read the full press release

UNWTO: Tourism Enjoys Continued Growth generating USD 5 billion per day

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — International tourist arrivals grew 5% in 2018, to reach the 1.4 billion mark, two years ahead of the World Tourism Organization’s long-term forecasts, according to the UNWTO International Tourism Highlights, 2019 Edition. At the same time, export earnings generated by tourism grew to USD 1.7 trillion, an increase… Read the full press release