Which European countries will you visit in April?

Mumbai, India, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Which European countries will you visit in April? Europe can be divided into four parts: 1] Mediterranean Europe: Spain, Portugal, the French Riviera, Italy, Croatia, Greece, and Turkey are among the most important countries in the Mediterranean region. This part of Europe has nice weather in April,… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways trials an autonomous electric bus at Haneda International Airport

Autonomous electric bus allows simplified travel within the airport, boosting convenience for both passengers and staff. Trials demonstrate how ANA continues to promote technological innovation in the aviation and airline industry. ANA illustrates the commitment to the environment by using eco-friendly electric buses to reduce carbon emission. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Taiwan-based EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020, based on analyses by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC). The latest ranking and assessments were released in the February 2020 edition of Germany’s “AERO International Magazine” on January 14. This honor followed… Read the full press release

IHG introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry. The comprehensive global solution for large enterprises will provide a highly customized corporate travel experience to simplify travel management. Currently in the final stages of… Read the full press release

IHG announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Expands footprint across luxury and midscale categories  Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further strengthening its foothold in the luxury segment in KSA, IHG has signed a management agreement for… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of New Zealand’s first voco

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG’s colourful voco™ brand is coming to New Zealand in mid-2021, following the signing of a franchise agreement between IHG and Pro-invest. voco Auckland City Centre will incorporate all the elements of the voco life, including 200 guest rooms that are designed around the ‘Me Time’… Read the full press release

IHG appoints Heather Balsley, SVP, Global Loyalty & Partnerships and Jennifer Gribble, SVP, Global Marketing, Mainstream Brands

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the appointment of two senior marketing executives, naming Heather Balsley, Senior Vice President, Global Loyalty & Partnerships and Jennifer Gribble, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Mainstream Brands. As a nearly 13-year veteran of IHG, Balsley now… Read the full press release

Live at Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour continues in 2020 with the brightest talent in music

Following Shows in Chicago, Perth, Madrid, Los Angeles, Dublin, 2020’s Tour Stops Continue to Take Music Makers Back to Their Roots in Dubai, Mexico, and China BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The brightest talent in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances as the Live at Aloft… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces a landmark agreement to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah

2,600-room hotel would be the largest Fairfield, and brand’s first in Middle East and Africa RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (JANUARY 22, 2020) announced that it has signed a landmark agreement with Nahdet Al-Mashaer to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah. The… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens 144-room Residence Inn Panama City

The 144-room property pays tribute to Panama’s vibrant culture and history with local design touches PANAMA CITY, PANAMA, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (JANUARY 23, 2020) announced the highly anticipated opening of the first Residence Inn in Panama City. With properties located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East and… Read the full press release

Hilton Darwin introduces Digital Key

DARWIN, Northern Territory, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Darwin, a five-star hotel in the Northern Territory, has officially introduced Digital Key, a feature of the award-winning, Hilton Honors mobile app, providing members more choice and control over their entire travel experience. The addition of Digital Key now gives guests the option to bypass the check-in counter… Read the full press release

Hilton Hotels & Resorts tops Brand Finance Global 500 2020 ranking

McLean, Virginia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — At Davos, Brand Finance released its annual Global 500 Report with Hilton Hotels & Resorts recognized as the top brand among today’s hoteliers, as well as one of the fastest-growing brands in the overall ranking. The report credited the ranking to the brand’s success in “marrying experience with a clear vision… Read the full press release

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites unveils transformation following multi-million-dollar renovation

Property unveils new Toronto-inspired guestrooms, lively restaurant, calming lobby and redesigned meeting spaces TORONTO, CANADA, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 419-room Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites announced the completion of its multi-million-dollar renovation today (January 22, 2020), debuting new public spaces, guest rooms and a new restaurant — Mosaic Kitchen, Bar and Lounge…. Read the full press release

Hilton Tel Aviv and The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv recognized for their long-standing investment in environmental protection and energy efficiency

McLean, Virginia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Tel Aviv and The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv, the iconic properties that are part of Hilton Hotels and Resort’s fast-growing global portfolio of full-service upscale hotels, just received a prestigious award this week for their long-standing investment in environmental protection and energy efficiency. The award, which recognizes Hilton as a… Read the full press release

Airports Council International (ACI) World announces partnership with A-ISAC

Agreement enables better cybersecurity resiliency for airports worldwide Montreal, CA, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World and A-ISAC announced today (January 23, 2020) they have signed an agreement that better enables ACI members to join the A-ISAC for access to airport-specific cyber threat intelligence and actionable data that will enhance… Read the full press release

Ljubljana awarded a Meeting Star Award at the 12th Conventa trade show

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ljubljana won a prestigious Meeting Star Award at the 12th Conventa, the largest meetings industry event in the region of New Europe. Our city was awarded as the best congress destination in the category of cities hosting events for up to 2,000 people. The Slovenian capital already… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates 20 years of service in Bahrain

DUBAI, UAE, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — On 25 January 2000, Emirates took off from Dubai International Airport headed for Bahrain. When the B777-200 landed, it marked a major milestone for the airline – its first flight to the country. Twenty years later, the route has gone from strength-to-strength, and since the first flight, more… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection closed out the decade with a record-breaking development year in 2019

Industry’s First and Largest Upscale Soft Brand Continues Growth Worldwide ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), closed out the decade with a record-breaking development year in 2019. The brand executed 96 total contracts and added 76 new properties to its global portfolio of… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ nonstop service to Kona and Lihue

Kona and Lihue nonstop service now offered on Southwest Oakland, Calif., 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its existing service to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui, Southwest Airlines has added two new long-haul destinations at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  Nonstop flights to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii commenced service Sunday, January 19, and Lihue, Kauai, launched just yesterday. Service to Kona (KOA)… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces a new agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to connect more than 22,000 Fiat vehicles in Avis Budget Group’s European fleet

Customers of Avis Budget Group renting FCA vehicles in Europe will soon find it easier to pick up and return their vehicles, allowing them to manage their entire rental experience digitally and enabling lock/unlock technology.   More than 22,000 connected Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Lancia cars and Fiat Professional LCV’s  are projected to be added… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways X Bangkok Travel Club Travel Campaign 2020 launches

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Mr. Chulin Kocharoen, Vice President of Sales (center) and Mr. Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President of Marketing (2nd from left) together with Bangkok Travel Club Limited led by Ms. Chonlada Chevathakorn, Managing Director (2nd from right), jointly organized the… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces 3 new Manchester routes to Copenhagen, Kerry and Paris Beauvais

Flights To Copenhagen, Kerry And Paris Beauvais On Sale Now DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (21 Jan) announced 3 new Manchester routes to Copenhagen (daily), Kerry (twice weekly) and Paris Beauvais (4 times weekly) commencing in March 2020, as part of Ryanair’s extended UK Summer 2020 schedule…. Read the full press release

Ryanair is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe and Italy’s No 1 airline, today (21 Jan) announced it is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal, in recognition for having reliable and transparent T&Cs, efficient customer service and user-friendly website. The appointment by Codacons, Italy’s leading consumer association – follows… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces Zleep Hotel Hamburg Altonaer Volkspark, the first Zleep hotel in Hamburg

Zleep Hotel Hamburg Altonaer Volkspark to open in 2022 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Zleep hotel in Hamburg is set to launch in 2022 as Deutsche Hospitality rolls out its recently acquired Danish brand in Germany for the first time. Having taken over the Scandinavian hotel concept at… Read the full press release

Phuket to host the 19th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time, the idyllic Southern Thai island resort of Phuket is to be the venue of the annual B2B trade show, the 19th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2020. To be organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) between 1-3… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises opens sales on a new 59-day grand voyage in the Mediterranean

Silversea’s Grand Voyage Mediterranean 2021 has been designed for sophisticated travellers who are in search of extraordinary new experiences. Monaco, Europe, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises today (January 21, 2020) opens general sales on a new 59-day grand voyage in the Mediterranean. The Grand Voyage Mediterranean 2021 will link unique, immersive experiences across… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to host Chinese New Year celebrations and announces flights to Shanghai in March

ear of the Rat sees Manchester Airport commence services to Shanghai in March Huge boost to the 183,000 people across the North who travel there via other means Business and trade boom predicted as existing Chinese routes have already seen a 38% increase in Chinese visitors, average spend per visit increasing by 94% and export… Read the full press release

McCarran International Airport generate nearly $35 billion in economic output

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — McCarran International Airport and its supporting aviation system generate nearly $35 billion in economic output, support approximately 250,000 jobs and are responsible for 18 percent of the area’s gross domestic product, according to a recent study conducted by Oxford Economics. “This report reiterates the critical role… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism marks National Plan for Vacation Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — National Plan for Vacation Day is January 28, and travel experts say now is the time to start thinking about 2020 travel plans. More than half of American workers (55%) failed to use all their time off in 2018, according to the U.S. Travel Association. That’s… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: Oaklawn kicks off its 116th live racing season this Friday, January 24

HOT SPRINGS, AR, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Oaklawn kicks off its 116th live racing season this Friday, January 24 with a special 12:30 p.m. first post. The 57-day season is highlighted by a record $35 million in total purses, 33 stakes races, including four $1 million stakes, new promotions, and more infield days. Opening… Read the full press release