Marriott Hotels announces the opening of Barranquilla Marriott Hotel, Colombia

Inspired by the Spirit of the Colombian Caribbean, the 191-Room Hotel Invites Guests to Immerse Themselves in Local Culture When Visiting Barranquilla BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Marriott Hotels, the signature flag of Marriott Bonvoy’s 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (AUGUST 10, 2022) announced the opening of the highly-anticipated Barranquilla Marriott Hotel, a… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts launches private champagne sabrage masterclasses

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Honoring St. Regis Hotels & Resorts’ long-standing tradition of sabrage, the brand is delighted to announce the launch of private champagne sabrage masterclasses at all properties across North America. Launching this summer, guests and locals alike will have the opportunity to book a private champagne sabering… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Magma Resort Santorini

The highly anticipated luxury resort celebrates the authentic spirit of Santorini, marking the first resort in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in the Greek Islands CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announces today (August 10, 2022) the opening of Magma Resort Santorini, the first property in The Unbound Collection… Read the full press release

Viking’s newest river ship, the Viking Saigon℠ starts inaugural season in Southeast Asia

New Purpose-Built Ship Sails First Voyage on the Mekong River Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (August 9, 2022) announced that its newest river ship, the Viking Saigon℠, has begun its inaugural season in Southeast Asia. Purpose-built for the Mekong River, the 80-guest ship sails between Kampong Cham, Cambodia… Read the full press release

Emirates invests over US$ 2 billion to enhance its inflight customer experience

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Priding itself on a brand promise of ‘Fly Better’, Emirates is investing over US$ 2 billion to enhance its inflight customer experience, including a massive programme to retrofit over 120 aircraft with the latest interiors, plus an array of other service improvements across all cabins starting in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto appoints Kristi Grotsch as the new Director of Food and Beverage and Angelica Sanz Rincón as the new Director of Rooms

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto appoints a new Director of Food and Beverage and Director of Rooms Toronto, Canada, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto continues to add remarkable talent to its dynamic team with the appointment of Kristi Grotsch as the new Director of Food and Beverage and Angelica Sanz Rincón as the new Director of Rooms…. Read the full press release

Choice Hotels completes acquisition of Radisson Hotels Americas for approximately $675 million

Unites highly complementary hospitality businesses, adding nine brands and 67,000 rooms in attractive, higher revenue destinations ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today (Aug. 11, 2022) announced that it has completed the acquisition of the franchise business, operations and intellectual property of Radisson Hotels Americas for approximately $675… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the MainStay Suites Orange County John Wayne Airport

Extended stay brand grows California presence with six additional properties on the way ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — MainStay Suites, a midscale extended stay brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), welcomed the largest hotel in its system with the opening of the MainStay Suites Orange County John Wayne Airport. Making its brand debut in the… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches nonstop service at Reno–Tahoe International Airport

Twice, daily service kicks off today with nonstop flights to Las Vegas and ticket giveaways MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines’ (NYSE: SAVE) bright yellow planes soared over Reno’s shining neon lights today (Aug. 10, 2022) as the carrier launched its new, nonstop service at Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO). The nonstop route to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to expand awareness on opportunities to improve sustainability of business travel through use of SAF

Launch builds on 2020 program which marked first-in-the-US agreement with corporate partners to reduce business travel emissions through sustainable aviation fuels. SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is taking the next step in advancing sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part of Alaska’s Ever Green program for improvements in environmental sustainability. Today… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Deloitte to collaborate on the purchase of SAF certificates

SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 11, 2022), Alaska Airlines and Deloitte announced an agreement to advance purchase and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) through Alaska’s new corporate SAF program, part of the company’s Ever Green program to advance environmental sustainability. As a participant in the program, Deloitte will reduce… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to kick off ‘The Journey Tour’ featuring interactive experiences for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ fans

Airline offers fans a chance to win multiple all-inclusive trips to FIFA World Cup™, plus match only tickets The Journey Tour will kick-off in London on 13 August before visiting 12 other European cities DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating 100 days to go until the FIFA World Cup… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers the most romantic lodges and camps in Kenya for a memorable honeymoon

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2022-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — So you have made a decision to get married? Cruzeiro Safaris in Kenya will handle all your safari bookings in Kenya to the most Romantic Lodges and Camp in Kenya. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya has seen a rise to honeymoon bookings in the 4th quarter of 2022 and… Read the full press release

easyJet shares tips how to find low last-minute fares for holidaymakers

easyJet has revealed low summer fares still available with seats to a range of destinations across Europe from just £22.99* – and how to find the lowest fares on offer A range of free services is available to help customers plan, book and travel including a new dedicated hotline for young families and ‘Twilight’ bag… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes expanded 2023/24 Winter Sun programme from Jet2.com and Jet2holidays

Leading airline and tour operator puts Winter Sun programme for 23/24 on sale with 12 Winter Sun destinations available from Bristol Airport Three brand-new winter routes on sale to Malaga, Malta and Palma (Majorca) from the base too – as well as a major expansion of many existing routes More exciting Winter 23/24 announcements coming soon, including Ski and City… Read the full press release

IATA launches new online platform to help identify potential security risks and threats to operations and businesses

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of AVSEC Insight, an online platform offering users a comprehensive range of timely, open-source, information to aid in identifying potential security risks and threats to their operations and businesses. “Monitoring risks is both difficult and time-consuming, particularly for airlines… Read the full press release

The Emirates Group supports young Emiratis through scholarship programme

Scholars will embark on exciting aviation and travel careers with the Group upon graduation Dubai, UAE, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group opens new doors of opportunity for UAE Nationals to build promising careers within the aviation and travel services industry, through a selection of curated scholarship programmes. The Emirates Group’s scholarship… Read the full press release

Emirates to increase frequencies to Mauritius starting 1 October 2022

Boosts connectivity to Mauritius with thrice-daily services from 1 October 2022 Dubai, UAE, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Close on the heels of re-introducing double-daily flights, Emirates has announced plans to up frequencies to Mauritius starting 1 October 2022. The additional evening frequency which will operate up till 31 January 2023 is in response… Read the full press release

Cinder House at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis announces new wine team members and enhanced wine program

With recent accolades, a strong team and enhanced offerings, Cinder House at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis closes in on goal of top wine program in Missouri St. Louis, U.S.A., 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh on the heels of winning the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator for the third consecutive year, Cinder House at Four… Read the full press release

Clarion Pointe opens its 50th hotel this summer

Demand for midscale brand featuring affordable, elevated essentials grows ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Successfully building on efforts to bring its  elevated, cost effective essentials to new markets nationwide, Clarion Pointe, a midscale select-service brand extension franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), celebrated the milestone opening of the brand’s 50th hotel this summer…. Read the full press release

Minor Hotels helps restore koala habitats in Australia through tree planting

Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Minor Hotels recently joined hands with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the Royal Thai Embassy and the Koala Clancy Foundation in planting 1000 trees to help restore vital koala habitats in regional Australia. The event, in conjunction with National Tree Day, comprised of members of the… Read the full press release

Riu Montego Bay enhances its All-Inclusive 24h by RIU entertainment programme with the addition of Riu Party events

The country’s first Riu Get Together Party was held at the refurbished Riu Montego Bay and brought together almost 2,500 people Palma de Mallorca, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The recently refurbished Riu Montego Bay has now added Riu Party events to its All-Inclusive 24h by RIU entertainment programme. Every Friday, hotel guests from the Riu Montego Bay, as… Read the full press release

Shannon Group becomes an official partner of the KPMG Women’s Irish Open

Shannon, Ireland, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group has today (09/08/2022) announced its official partnership, under its Shannon Airport brand, with the KPMG Women’s Irish Open. The renowned tournament will take place on Dromoland Castle’s 450-acre estate from September 22nd to 25th. Top golfers from across Europe will descend upon County Clare for the anticipated… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport to host Job Fair on Saturday August 27

If you fancy working at the airport, your best chance to do so is a few days away. Christchurch, New Zealand, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Like a number of airports across the world, Christchurch Airport is hosting a Job Fair, to help more than 20 employers on campus fill hundreds of vacancies. With… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces leadership appointments

Hong Kong, China, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Joanna Flint, Chief Commercial Officer of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, has announced three senior appointments to strengthen the Group’s global sales leadership. Raphael Lanfant has been appointed Global VP Channel Sales, a newly created role responsible for overseeing the global revenue growth and the effectiveness of… Read the full press release

Fairfield by Marriott announces the opening of Fairfield by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela, Costa Rica

The LEED Gold Certified Hotel Embraces Ecofriendly Practices and Enhances the Community Quality of Life by Reducing Carbon Emissions BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairfield by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, announced the opening of Fairfield by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela, celebrating the brand’s debut in Costa… Read the full press release

Christoph Knichel named new General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Hangzhou

Hangzhou, China, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Christoph Knichel has been appointed as the new General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Hangzhou and will take responsibility for all aspects of Kempinski Hotel Hangzhou’s operations and management to create a haven in a remarkable constellation with European service where guests can stay in style and comfort…. Read the full press release

YVR welcomed its 10 millionth passenger On Aug 5, 2022

On Aug 5, YVR welcomed its 10 millionth passenger through the terminal in 2022. Sunday, August 21 is set to be the airport’s busiest day since March 2020 Richmond, B.C., 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As the global aviation community re-builds from the impact of the pandemic, YVR reached an important milestone on August… Read the full press release

The Fearrington House Restaurant celebrates its 40th anniversary with series of events

Pittsboro, NC, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Fearrington House Inn – just named by Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” as one of the “15 Best Resorts in the South” — will celebrate the Fearrington House Restaurants’ 40th anniversary with a series of events highlighting the restaurant’s historic place in the South’s culinary scene. The Fearrington House… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines’ loyalty programme Enrich and local fashion brand Kapten Batik create eco-friendly capsule collection

The artisanal designer wear merges contemporary motifs with traditional hand block printing, made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton canvas Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Enrich, the travel and lifestyle loyalty programme of Malaysia Airlines, has joined forces with Kapten Batik, a homegrown fashion brand, to create a timeless, eco-friendly capsule collection… Read the full press release