Qantas adds new payment option with buy now, pay later provider Zip

Qantas to offer buy now, pay later option for flights for the first time Frequent Flyers can earn extra Qantas Points on flights with Zip Members can choose to earn points with Zip Rewards Sydney, Australia, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas customers can ‘fly now, pay later’ with a new payment option helping… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Icon Grandhotel Belvédère Davos to transport guests into the enchanting world of the Swiss Alps this summer

Steigenberger Icon Grandhotel Belvédère Davos celebrating the renaissance of the summer resort beginning 3 June 2022 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four months full of sporting adventures, culinary surprises and cultural highlights: Steigenberger Icon Grandhotel Belvédère is celebrating the return of the Swiss alpine summer from June to September 2022…. Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts announces launch of The Claire Luxton Experience limited-edition suites

Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ —InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, part of IHG Hotels & Resorts Luxury and Lifestyle Collection, has collaborated with acclaimed British artist Claire Luxton to unveil a series of fully immersive experiences at InterContinental London Park Lane, InterContinental New York Barclay and InterContinental Dubai Festival City. Bookable now through to mid-July, the experiences… Read the full press release

Premium hotel brand voco hotels launches new bookable Turn Up Service rooms in New York City

The premium hotel brand expands its U.S. footprint, bringing elevated hosted service to guests across the country Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts’ premium brand voco hotels launches new bookable Turn Up Service rooms in New York City. The limited-edition rooms will provide guests with unique offerings and services that… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of InterContinental Resort Crete, set to open in spring 2023

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ luxury & lifestyle growth in Europe continues with idyllic InterContinental Resort Crete to open in 2023 Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the signing of InterContinental Resort Crete – marking the luxury… Read the full press release

Outrigger Hospitality Group Joins World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage

Outrigger Hospitality Group Joins World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage

  HONOLULU, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Premier beach resort brand Outrigger Hospitality Group has joined the World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH.org) as part of its larger ESG (environment, social, governance) initiative. “WTACH’s ambition to respect and conserve local culture is fully aligned with ‘The Outrigger Way’ – our corporate foundation… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing for new luxury lifestyle hotel, Andaz Condesa Mexico City

213-room Andaz Condesa Mexico City will mark the second luxury Andaz property in Mexico, representing Hyatt’s continued growth of its luxury lifestyle portfolio in Latin America CHICAGO, IL, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (May 19, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Grupo Murano… Read the full press release

Emirates in search for talented people in 30 cities from now until the end of June

Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s most global airline, is seeking talented people with a passion for service to join its award-winning cabin crew team. As air travel returns with a vengeance, the airline’s recruiters are busy meeting and hiring candidates in 30 cities from now until the end of… Read the full press release

dnata opens new, advanced cool chain facility and bus maintenance facility at Erbil International Airport

New cargo and bus maintenance facilities will create 100 jobs at Erbil International Airport Erbil, Iraq, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading a global air and travel services provider, has announced significant expansion of its operations in Erbil, Iraq. The company opened a new, advanced cool chain facility and a bus maintenance facility for its state-of-the-art… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal earns Forbes Travel Guide Ten-Star rating for the second consecutive year

Montreal, Canada, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotel Montreal has received a Forbes Travel Guide Ten-Star rating. Recognized as the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, Forbes Travel Guide recently announced its 64th annual Star Award winners. Awarded both Five-Star Hotel and Five-Star Spa accreditations, Four Seasons Hotel… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection adds three new properties to its global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels

Industry’s largest soft brand continues to attract owners seeking operational freedom and global reach ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The growing Ascend Hotel Collection from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) recently added three new properties to its global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels: The Harborview in Port Washington, Wisconsin; The Crossroads Hotel – Newburgh in Newburgh, New York; and the 17 West Hotel in Tulsa,… Read the full press release

Viking® names its newest ship Viking Mars® with Lady Carnarvon as its godmother

The Norwegian-Flagged Viking Mars Named in Malta on Norway Day Los Angeles, CA, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (May 17, 2022) named its newest identical ocean ship, the Viking Mars®, during a private ceremony in Valletta, Malta. As part of the event, the ship’s ceremonial godmother Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the Countess of Carnarvon,… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels appoints Thomas Salg as President

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has announced the appointment of Mr Thomas Salg as President.  He previously served as Vice President Operations of the hotel management company for four years, and succeeds Dr Jennifer Cronin who returned to Australia after more than six years in the position. Commenting on his… Read the full press release

Wyndham Destinations recognized with 10 awards at the 2022 ARDA Timeshare Together Conference

ORLANDO, FL, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership business, was honored with 10 awards at the 2022 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Timeshare Together Conference in the areas of Sales & Marketing and Management & Administration. The annual ARDA Awards highlight the timeshare industry’s best and brightest, recognizing individuals… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches largest ever recruitment drive on 24th May at Wythenshawe Forum

A jobs fair with representation from Manchester Airport and more than a dozen of its on-site partners is to be held at Wythenshawe Forum on Tuesday 24th May Manchester Airport has launched its largest ever recruitment drive as the travel industry rebounds from the pandemic Hundreds of roles available in security alone; other positions also on… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of 180-room luxury wellness resort, Miraval The Red Sea

Miraval The Red Sea will guide guests on a wellness journey in the Middle East CHICAGO, IL, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (May 18, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with The Red Sea Development Company for Miraval The Red Sea, a 180-room… Read the full press release

London City Airport sets out roadmap to become the first net zero airport in London by 2030

LCY sets out roadmap for the airport to achieve net zero carbon by 2030 Data shows that 73% of passengers access the airport by public and sustainable transport, the highest percentage of any UK airport Recent polling commissioned by London City Airport, conducted by YouGov, found that 82% of passengers believe it is important for… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association announces Dalberg as its newest corporate member

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome Dalberg as its newest corporate member. Dalberg is an impact advisory group operating from more than 30 locations worldwide that brings together strategy consulting, design thinking, big data analytics, and research to address complex social and environmental… Read the full press release

UNWTO to help accelerate adoption of new technology among tourism enterprises with the launch of the Digital Futures Programme

Madrid, Spain, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has announced the launch of the Digital Futures Programme, designed to accelerate the adoption of new technology among tourism enterprises. Developed in collaboration with some of the world’s leading technology, finance and business companies as Mastercard the initiative is focused on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs),… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Flair Airlines’ inaugural flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport

Edmonton, Alberta, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, begins service to the Windy City today (05/17/2022), with the inaugural flight to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from Toronto Pearson International Airport. The non-stop flight will connect Toronto and Chicago three times weekly. “We’re excited to bring another incredible destination… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines expand codeshare partnership

Passengers will benefit from seamless connections and superior inflight service to 96 combined destinations around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines unveil the roadmap outlining the next phase of their strategic partnership, following Malaysia Airlines’ announcement to launch a non-stop service from Kuala Lumpur to Doha… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways provides global connectivity from more than 140 gateways worldwide to a huge number of leisure choices

The World’s Best Airline is providing reliable global connectivity from more than 140 worldwide gateways to some of the most desired travel destinations around the globe Doha, Qatar, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is providing incredible travel options during Summer 2022 with flights operating daily from the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International, to… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines adds more flexibility, options, and rewards to its fare lineup with the launch of Wanna Get Away Plus™

New fourth fare adds more flexibility and amplifies benefits of current fares DALLAS, TX, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 17, 2022) announces the launch of Wanna Get Away Plus™, a new fare product that adds more flexibility, options, and rewards to the carrier’s fare lineup. Customers can now… Read the full press release

Unveiling the perfect Italian Island Escape 5* ADLER Spa Resort SICILIA opening July 2022

Sicily, Italy, 2022-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Resting atop a coastal plateau overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, surrounded by nature is the luxurious new ADLER Spa Resort SICILIA.       Located on Sicily’s southernmost shores, this inspiring resort is the latest development project for the Sanoner family, founders of the much-respected hospitality brand ADLER… Read the full press release

That’s a Wrap on OurAfrica.Travel for 2022

Allie Hunt and Storm Napier

Cape Town, South Africa, 2022-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — That’s a Wrap for OurAfrica.Travel! Africa’s Trade Show Season is officially in full swing … with WTM Africa, Indaba and now We Are Africa (which kicks off today in Cape Town) in-person shows following hot on the heels of the virtual OurAfrica.Travel in March. Next… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris shares tips and ideas on Wildlife Safaris and Nairobi Tours in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2022-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildlife is free and naturally roaming in the world. However, the Top vacation ideas spot for wildlife experiences is Kenya. Visit Kenya brought to you by Cruzeiro Safaris. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya has brought you the following safaris to book through the year, featuring mid-budget and luxury accommodations… Read the full press release

The Wiltcher’s – A Steigenberger Icon Hotel and Belgian Michelin-starred chef Kevin Lejeune announces the opening of the restaurant La Canne en Ville

The Michelin star restaurant La Canne en Ville opens at Steigenberger Grandhotel Wiltcher’s Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Wiltcher’s – A Steigenberger Icon Hotel and Belgian Michelin-starred chef Kevin Lejeune continue their successful collaboration: With the official opening of the restaurant La Canne en Ville, the Five Star Superior… Read the full press release

Marriott International expands Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy™ program to 100 hotels across Asia Pacific

Purpose-led program collaborates with creative arts initiative PARDICOLOR to reimagine travel posters as part of expansion HONG KONG, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (MAY 12, 2022) announced the expansion of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy™, a program that offers meaningful travel across Asia Pacific. The program now spans close to 100 hotels across… Read the full press release

AC Hotels by Marriott® announces the opening of AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank, its brand debut in Australia

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotels by Marriott®, the design-led lifestyle brand part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, announces its brand debut in Australia with the opening of AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank. Located in one of Melbourne’s premier events, arts and entertainment precincts, the new hotel features… Read the full press release

JW Marriott announces the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea

The Spectacular Luxury Hotel is a Haven of Mindful and Transformative Experiences Istanbul, Turkey, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (MAY 11, 2022) announces the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea. Surrounded by the tranquil Sea of Marmara, the new… Read the full press release