All Nippon Airways adds three new world-class chefs and an international cuisine collaboration menu to its “THE CONNOISSEURS” in-flight menu

New additions with backgrounds in French and Japanese cuisine will bring the number of participating chefs to 19. Dating back to 2013, THE CONNOISSEURS offers award winning chefs the opportunity to create original in-flight menus. ANA will also collaborate with chefs in Mexico City and Seattle to launch distinct regional menus for flights departing from… Read the full press release

GARDN, SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority announce launch of BioPortYVR

Richmond, B.C., 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN), SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority today (November 26, 2019) announced the launch of BioPortYVR, an industry-led project to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). BioPortYVR supports provincial and federal government climate action commitments and is an important… Read the full press release

YVR announces retirement of President & CEO Craig Richmond

Board of Directors Commences Global Search for Next President & CEO Richmond, B.C., 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver Airport Authority today (November 25, 2019) announced that Craig Richmond, President & CEO, has advised the Board of Directors of his plans to retire from YVR on June 30, 2020 after seven years leading the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s Chief Executive visits David Livingstone Birthplace on-going restoration

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland’s Chief Executive was on site at the David Livingstone Birthplace Project to review its on-going restoration during a tour of the Lanarkshire area. Malcolm Roughead met with the Trust’s Chair Isabel Bruce to discuss the next steps for the historic landmark. Plans to revamp the attraction are… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises rolls out its accessible shore excursions program

Custom accessible tours for guests with all types of mobility available for a total of 20 destinations Tours already introduced in 11 ports in the Caribbean and being rolled out to 9 ports in the Mediterranean across Winter 2019 and Summer 2020 seasons Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the world’s largest… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport welcomes new Korean Air service

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Korean Air will operate ten return services from December 27 between Incheon Airport, ranked the Best Airport Worldwide for 11 consecutive years, and Christchurch Airport, ranked Australasia’s Best Regional Airport. Christchurch Airport Chief Aeronautical and Commercial Officer, Justin Watson, says the service is a response to increasing… Read the full press release

TAP names its new Airbus A321LR after Portuguese explorer Pêro da Covilhã

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Airline pays tribute to explorer from the Discoveries. Pêro da Covilhã, the Portuguese explorer who played an important part in paving the way for Vasco da Gama’s voyage to India, is now giving his name to one of TAP’s new aircraft. The Airline thus exalts the Portuguese role… Read the full press release

Flybe launches Sunday services between Newcastle – Cardiff

Kirmington, England, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe is introducing Sunday services between Newcastle – Cardiff operated by its franchise partner, Eastern Airways, to complement the weekday flights already operated. The additional services will commence on 12 January 2020. Fares start from £99 one way, including taxes and charges and are available now to book… Read the full press release

Emirates to start fourth daily service to Dhaka

The additional frequency will offer customers more connectivity and flexibility Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is adding a fourth daily service to Dhaka from 1 June 2020, to cater to Bangladesh’s growing economy and the country’s large diaspora who work and live in the Middle East, Europe and the US. The… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts expands its residential-style properties to 100 with 13 new members

Collection Grows to 100 Properties Across 32 Countries, Including New Openings in France, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom Newport Beach, Calif., 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has achieved a major milestone with its Preferred Residences collection, expanding to 100 residential-style properties with the addition of 13… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel débuts in Dubai at a prime location on the Jaddaf Waterfront

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday, Sunday, the IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront opened its doors in the metropolis and cultural centre of the region. This is the first IntercityHotel in the United Arab Emirates, and it offers all the benefits associated with the brand to business travellers and leisure visitors… Read the full press release

Metrolink’s Holiday Express Train to run on three Sundays in December

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The laughter of children and a hearty “Ho, ho, ho,” will be heard aboard trains as Metrolink offers the Holiday Express Train for a family-friendly seasonal-themed experience on three Sundays in December. Metrolink’s Holiday Express Train is an interactive special train experience featuring carolers, holiday characters and… Read the full press release