Oman Air’s tour operating arm Oman Air Holidays launches digital platform

Oman Air Holidays Launches Digital Platform to Empower Local Travel and Tourism SMEs Muscat, Oman, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Holidays, the tour operating arm of Oman Air – has launched a digital platform giving locally owned and operated SMEs in travel and tourism sector greater online presence and visibility in front of… Read the full press release

Oman Air participates in Earth Hour

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Lights went out across Oman Air’s headquarters in Muscat, as well as across its network destinations, as the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman marked Earth Hour at 08:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time on 26 March. The airline was joined by tens of thousands of… Read the full press release

Erno Hildén named Executive Vice President and CFO of SAS

Today, SAS has appointed Erno Hildén as Executive Vice President and CFO Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Erno Hildén, comes from Finland and has held several operational leadership positions in the global airline industry. He has worked both as chief financial officer and chief operating officer for Finnair and recently he also… Read the full press release

TUI Blue aims to grow to 300+ hotels in Southeast Asia, China, Africa and the Middle East

Erik Friemuth: “An important milestone on the way to becoming the world’s leading leisure hotel brand” TUI Group’s hotel subsidiary aims for growth with management and franchise agreements New development offices in Dubai and Hong Kong Contracts signed for first hotels in China Berlin, Germany, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Group will continue to… Read the full press release

The Emirates Aviation University holds successful annual Water Rocket Competition in collaboration with Boeing

Close to 100 future engineers from 12 schools across UAE take the challenge Dubai, UAE, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Aviation University has held its 5th annual Water Rocket Competition, in collaboration with Boeing. With the EAU Campus as the backdrop, close to 100  students across 12 UAE schools came together to construct… Read the full press release

SÉZANNE at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022

The season of accolades continues for the French restaurant, led by Michelin-starred chef and culinary visionary Daniel Calvert Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — SÉZANNE at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi has been awarded a coveted spot among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022, debuting at #17 on the prestigious list. Announced on March 29, 2022 via a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore to raise funds for the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s Division of Pediatric Oncology and the Ulman Foundation

Register online, then run or walk on June 12, 2022 to be part of this fundraising drive for cancer research Baltimore, U.S.A., 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore invites runners and walkers to join its inaugural Run to Beat Cancer 5K on June 12, 2022 in the Harbor East neighbourhood. The Hotel will donate a… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces Cambria hotel’s fifth location in California, Cambria Hotel Calabasas

Contemporary design and approachable luxuries await modern travelers at upscale brand’s newest location ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), revealed today (March 30, 2022) that modern travelers visiting the Golden State have yet another location to experience the brand’s stylish essentials and… Read the full press release

VisitBritain/VisitEngland announces the appointment of Patricia Yates as CEO

London, UK, Country, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — National tourism agency VisitBritain/VisitEngland has announced that its deputy CEO Patricia Yates is stepping up to be CEO. The interim appointment comes as the agency’s current CEO Sally Balcombe steps down from 8 April. The appointment was announced as VisitBritain/VisitEngland brought tourism industry leaders together at… Read the full press release

VisitBritain wins Travelmole’s Web Award for its US Food and Drink campaign

We are delighted to have won Travelmole’s Web Award for our US Food and Drink campaign! London, UK, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Food & Wine was engaged to promote Britain as a tourist destination and showcase our modern and vibrant culinary scene using gin and English sparkling wine as a hook for US consumers…. Read the full press release

Auckland Airport and Air New Zealand introduce Sunflower Hidden Disabilities programme to support people with hidden disabilities

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As air travel returns, Auckland Airport and Air New Zealand are introducing the Sunflower Hidden Disabilities programme to make it easier for every traveller to take flight. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard, with its cheerful sunflower emblem, is a discrete way people can indicate a non-visible… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong extends COVID-19 relief package until the end of May 2022

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) continues to stand with the airport community by extending its relief package for two months to the end of May 2022, in view of the prolonged impact to the aviation industry brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Various fee waiver or concession… Read the full press release

SANDERSON PHILLIPS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF DELIVERING TRAVEL SAFETY

London, UK, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel safety and auditing experts Sanderson Phillips is celebrating its 25th anniversary with two celebratory events for clients, partners, and friends of the business. Taking place on the 8th March at Storyhouse in the company’s hometown of Chester, and on 24th March at The Culpeper in London, the… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Finnair’s new services to Dallas

Celebration was in the air at Helsinki Airport when the first flight to Dallas was dispatched on Sunday 27 March. The route to the new destination in North America will be flown four times a week during the summer season. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — “We are glad that this long-awaited connection… Read the full press release

Finavia welcomes Ryanair’s services to Spain, Italy and Croatia

On Sunday 27 March, Ryanair began its summer flights to Alicante, Spain. Other opening routes for the summer season include direct connections to Venice in Italy, Barcelona Girona in Spain and Zadar in Croatia. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair’s summer season begins with opening routes to favourite destinations in southern Europe…. Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches 18 new routes from its base at Gatwick Airport

Wizz Air adds four new routes from North Macedonia to Italy, Germany and Denmark

18 exciting holiday routes to launch from Gatwick Airport, with ultra-low fares Four additional super-efficient Airbus A321neo aircraft to be based at the airport Expansion coincides with exciting reopening of the Gatwick South Terminal Budapest, Hungary, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable airline**, today (MAR 28, 2022)… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes United Airlines’ daily nonstop seasonal service to New York/Newark

Shannon, Ireland, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines has today (28/03/2022) resumed its daily nonstop seasonal service between Shannon and New York/Newark. Today’s departure from Shannon Airport marks the first scheduled flight with United Airlines from Shannon since the end of October 2019 at the end of its seasonal service that year. The… Read the full press release

Viking marks the second anniversary of its enrichment channel, Viking.TV

Anniversary Week to Feature New Content Highlighting Life “Back on Board” Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — This week, Viking® (www.viking.com) marks the second anniversary for its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv), with new content highlighting life “Back On Board.” Launched in March 2020, Viking.TV was conceived as a way to build community and stay connected… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes easyJet flights to Manchester

Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester take off for the first time today A double-daily summer frequency to London Gatwick is also now operating, offering more direct connections to customers the south of England and to over 100 European destinations, via London. Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, has today (Mar 28, 2022) launched… Read the full press release

Boeing announced as the Official Partner of The Invictus Games Foundation

LONDON, UK, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Invictus Games Foundation is pleased to welcome Boeing [NYSE: B.A.] as Official Partner in a multi-year agreement supporting international wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans. Boeing is also announced as Premier Partner to the upcoming Invictus Games The Hague 2020, presented by Jaguar Land… Read the full press release

White Hat Volunteers returns to YYC Calgary International Airport

CALGARY, Alberta, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority’s iconic White Hat Volunteers will be returning to YYC Calgary International Airport next month to provide world-class hospitality to guests following a two-year pause due to COVID-19. Guided by the North Star, YYC’s growth and success is based on creating effortless and memorable… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes ITA Airways’ services to Milan Linate Airport

ITA Airways launch triple-daily flights from London City Airport to Milan Linate Airport, with first service landing at London City at 8.25 on March 28th The Italian airline is the first new carrier to operate from the London hub since the Covid-19 pandemic struck Route reconnects two major European cities for both business and leisure… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes JetBlue’s new nonstop air service to Boston and New York

Kansas City, MO, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — In April 2021, JetBlue announced that the carrier intended to serve the Kansas City region with new nonstop air service from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) and New York-JFK International Airport (JFK). That day has come, as JetBlue began serving Kansas City… Read the full press release

HOLIDAY INN & SUITES ACROSS FROM UNIVERSAL ORLANDO WELCOMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER

  Orlando, Fla, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Holiday Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando™, an official Universal Partner Hotel, today announced the appointment of a new general manager, Zury Cohen. In his new role, Cohen is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of hotel operations work together to maximize market share, sales, guest… Read the full press release

The Energy of Easter is in Airporttransfer.com’s Vehicles and Drivers!

LONDON, 2022-March-29 — / Travel PR News / — Is your suitcase ready for Easter? Do not be afraid of the coronavirus epidemic and start preparations immediately. Stay tuned for Easter celebrations with Airporttransfer.com. The socio-economic wounds of the Covid-19 pandemic are only just beginning to heal worldwide. Airporttransfer.com ensures that airport passengers make private… Read the full press release

easyJet launches flights from Aberdeen to Manchester and double-daily service to London Gatwick

Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester take off for the first time today A double-daily summer frequency to London Gatwick is also now operating, offering more direct connections to customers the south of England and to over 100 European destinations, via London. Seats are available to book for this summer with great value fares still available… Read the full press release

Gatwick reopens its South Terminal with around 570 flights a day

London, UK, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick reopens its South Terminal today (27/03/2022) and has gone from an airport with about 300 flights a day (26 March) to one operating around 570 flights (27 March) – making it the equivalent of opening a medium-sized airport overnight. Gatwick and its partners – including airlines,… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Eurowings Discover’s new service to Nevada

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A new gateway to the U.S. casino metropolis of Las Vegas has opened up with the change to the summer flight schedule. Sunday, March 27, 2022, marked the first time a long-haul aircraft of the airline, which was founded last year, took off from Munich to the… Read the full press release

UNWTO has successfully celebrated the 48th session of its Regional Commission for the Middle East

Middle East, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Returning to Egypt for the third time since 2018, the Commission addressed the pressing challenges faced by tourism and looked to the future as the sector’s recovery gathers pace across the region. According to the latest UNWTO data, international arrivals to destinations in the Middle East were 52%… Read the full press release

The 78th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit take place in Doha, Qatar on 19-21 June 2022

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 78th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit will take place 19-21 June 2022 in Doha, Qatar, hosted by Qatar Airways. This will be the second time that the global gathering of aviation’s top leaders will be… Read the full press release