Cambria Hotels Expands Presence in Austin with Opening of High-Tech Corridor Property

Upscale brand’s newest property debuts in sought-after ‘Silicon Hills’ technology corridor in Austin, Texas ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues to rapidly expand its sought-after, design-forward accommodations across the Lone Star state with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Austin Uptown Near the Domain. The five-story,… Read the full press release

Shelby Scales Appointed as VP of Strategic Alliances at HMSHost, to Lead Relationships with ACDBE Partners

Former AMAC President & CEO and Department of Transportation official will take the helm of global restaurateur’s industry-leading Strategic Alliances Program BETHESDA, Maryland, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, a world leader in creating dining for travel venues, today announces the appointment of Shelby M. Scales as Vice President, Strategic Alliances, effective… Read the full press release

Lukas Brosi named CEO of Flughafen Zürich AG, ensuring seamless transition and continued success

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Flughafen Zürich AG has appointed Lukas Brosi as its new CEO. He succeeds Stephan Widrig, who will leave the company at the end of April, as previously announced. Lukas Brosi, 44 years of age, joined Flughafen Zürich AG in 2009 and has… Read the full press release

Hotel Industry Set to Rebound: Surpassing Pre-Pandemic Demand, Revenue, and Tax Revenue in 2023

2023 AHLA State of the Industry forecasts opportunities, challenges WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The hotel industry in 2023 is projected to surpass pre-pandemic levels of demand, nominal room revenue and state and local tax revenue, while inching closer to other key 2019 performance metrics, according to the American Hotel & Lodging… Read the full press release

Airbnb Champions Heritage Travel, Meets with European Parliament Cultural Heritage Intergroup

San Francisco, CA, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emmanuel Marill, Airbnb Regional Director for EMEA, will present to members of the European Committee of the Regions including local Mayors, and meet with the European Parliament Cultural Heritage Intergroup this week to champion the benefits of heritage travel for tourism dispersal in Europe and share… Read the full press release

Savor a Romantic Dinner in Santa Fe with 5-Course Menu by Acclaimed Chef Andre Sattler

Santa Fe Foodies Can Enjoy an Intimate Yet Decadent Dinner in Partnership with Beck & Bulow to Celebrate the Romantic Holiday Santa Fe, NM, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — WHAT: To celebrate Valentine’s Day, downtown Santa Fe’s leading hotel, Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, will host an intimate dinner experience featuring a new menu by The… Read the full press release

Club Wyndham Donates Land to Habitat for Humanity for Affordable Housing in Colorado

Club Wyndham Pagosa gives five lots of land to be developed into housing by Habitat for Humanity of Archuleta County PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo., 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Club Wyndham, the nation’s largest vacation club and flagship vacation ownership brand in the Wyndham Destinations portfolio as part of Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE: TNL), announced the… Read the full press release

1,500 Job Opportunities Await at Manchester Airport Jobs Fair

Jobs fair will take place at Manchester Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday 7 February 1,500 jobs on offer with more than 20 employers Positions on offer with the airport include roles in security, customer services, car parks and hospitality Other airport-based firms represented at the jobs fair include baggage handling agents, retailers and construction partners… Read the full press release

Hyatt to Open First Branded Hotel in Pakistan: Hyatt Regency Lahore DHA Set to Open in 2024

The 94-room property is expected to open its doors in 2024 and will mark the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Pakistan CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 27, 2023) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with FP Global (Private) Limited for Hyatt… Read the full press release

Plan for a Stress-Free Year: National Plan for Vacation Day Encourages Arkansans to Book Their Next Adventure

National Plan for Vacation Day January 31 LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — National Plan for Vacation Day is January 31, reminding Arkansans that now is the time to plan for vacation. Studies show that just planning for a trip boosts morale, reduces stress and prevents burnout. National Plan for Vacation Day… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines Launches “Welcome to World Class” Global Campaign

Singapore, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (30 January 2023) launched its latest global brand campaign, which will run on television, print, digital, out-of-home, and social media platforms. Titled Welcome to World Class, the campaign reflects the Airline’s commitment to deliver an exceptional customer experience across the end-to-end travel journey. This… Read the full press release

Swoop Launches Historic Winter Expansion with 100+ Sun Flight Options

Hamilton, ON, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the weekend, Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, operated the last of its seasonal restarts with Saturday’s non-stop flight from Hamilton to Montego Bay. This winter Swoop offers more than 100 sun flight options per week so Canadians can escape the cold and enjoy beach vacations at… Read the full press release

Martinair Orders Four Eco-Friendly A350F Freighters from Airbus for KLM Cargo

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Martinair, part of the KLM Group, has placed a firm order with Airbus for four new A350F freighter aircraft. Martinair is the operating carrier for KLM Cargo. The four A350Fs emit over 40% less CO2 and make 50% less noise than their predecessors. The new aircraft will replace… Read the full press release

easyJet Steps In to Help Flybe Passengers and Staff Amid Bankruptcy

London, UK, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Statement on easyJet rescue fare for Flybe customers. Everyone at easyJet is sorry to see the news about Flybe and understand the anxiety that their customers will be facing now. easyJet is working to help affected passengers by offering a dedicated rescue fee for customers up until 5… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings Expands Travel Sustainable Program to Boost Eco-Friendly Tourism

Delivering on Booking Holdings’ commitment to implement its first-of-its-kind program enterprise-wide, the expansion makes credible sustainability information available to more travelers across more platforms NORWALK, CT, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Booking Holdings, the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services, announced the expansion of its Travel Sustainable program to relevant… Read the full press release

Air Canada Appoints Industry Veteran Jon Turner as Vice President of Cargo to Lead Global Business Strategy

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2023-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (January 25, 2023) announced that Jon Turner, currently Vice President, Inflight Services, has been appointed Vice President, Cargo effective February 18, 2023. An accomplished airline executive with expertise in global strategy, operations and customer service, Mr. Turner has held a wide range of progressively… Read the full press release

Air Canada Cargo Launches New Freighter Routes to Liege and Basel, Connecting European Markets to Global Network

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2023-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada Cargo today (January 24, 2023) announced that scheduled service to Liege with its Boeing 767 freighters will begin next month, while flights to Basel are slated to begin in April. Air Canada Cargo will operate flights twice per week to Liege, with service increasing to… Read the full press release

Air Canada Named One of Canada’s Best Employers for 8th Consecutive Year by Forbes

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2023-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has been named one of Canada’s Best Employers 2023 by Forbes for the eighth consecutive year, recognizing the airline’s commitment to providing excellent employment opportunities for employees in Canada. “We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Employers 2023 by Forbes yet again, a clear signal that… Read the full press release

Curio Collection by Hilton to Open Spectacular Lindian Village Beach Resort Rhodes, Managed by SWOT Hospitality in Summer 2023

Opening in 2023, Lindian Village Beach Resort Rhodes, Curio Collection by Hilton, is set to be the third opening in three years in Greece under the Curio brand MCLEAN, Va and RHODES, Greece, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Zetland Capital to open Lindian Village… Read the full press release

AirAsia Super App Launches #AyokemBALI Campaign to Bring Tourists to the Iconic Island of the Gods and its Hidden Gems

Launches #AyokemBALI campaign to invite foreigners to rekindle remarkable experience in idyllic Bali airasia ride provides seamless e-hailing transportation to explore Island of the Gods Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bali, also known as the Island of the Gods, has so many charms like no other. For a long time, the… Read the full press release

SITA and Zamna Technologies Join Forces to Revolutionize Airline and Airport Security with Cutting-Edge Blockchain Technology

SITA and Zamna finalized the partnership deal at an ACCO meeting in Jordan on 24th Jan, 2023. Geneva, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA is innovating with cutting-edge technology to strengthen its airline, airport, and border solutions in partnership with travel identity company Zamna Technologies. Zamna’s solution uses a decentralized blockchain based model to transform… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport announces £440m investment to create thousands of jobs and boost economic growth in the North

New facilities will provide a great airport experience and attract new routes to the UK’s global gateway in the North Investment will unlock billions in economic value for the North, supporting thousands of new jobs over the next decade More than 500 jobs to be created in two-year construction phase Manchester, UK, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel… Read the full press release

RDU Airport Partners with CLEAR to Bring Frictionless Travel Experience with Biometrics Identity Verification Technology

Passengers Can Confirm Their Identity with their Eyes or Fingers Morrisville, NC, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — RDU and CLEAR (NYSE: YOU) launched biometrics identity verification technology Wednesday, bringing a frictionless and predictable travel experience to the Research Triangle region. CLEAR’s launch at RDU is expected to create 44 jobs and generate approximately $2.6… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels to Open The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Brand in Tokyo with Hotel Toranomon Hills

Located in the heart of Tokyo’s newest international business hub, Hotel Toranomon Hills will offer guests a sophisticated yet convivial cocoon for socializing and work CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 24, 2023) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered in a management agreement with a Mori… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Unveils Luxurious SCHLOSS Roxburghe: The Debut of Destination by Hyatt Brand in the UK

The luxury country estate grows by 58 additional rooms and suites, 12 cottages and a serene spa CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 24, 2023) announced the opening of SCHLOSS Roxburghe, marking the debut of the Destination by Hyatt brand in the United Kingdom. The 102-room resort… Read the full press release

Harry Reid International Airport Expands Customer Parking with New Terminal 1 Economy Lot and Additional Long-Term Spaces

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Harry Reid International Airport is beginning a project to increase the capacity and convenience of customer parking for Terminal 1. This is another effort to enhance the customer experience as record volumes of passengers continue to travel through the airport and certain parking options reach capacity… Read the full press release

Changes to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Kimmo Viertola Appointed as New Chair

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The composition of Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board changes as the chair of the Nomination Board Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland, is replaced by Kimmo Viertola, Director General of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime… Read the full press release

Benjamin Franklin Fruehauf III and Paula Miles to be Inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Benjamin Franklin Fruehauf III and Paula Miles will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during a noon luncheon on Monday, Feb. 27, during the 49th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference will be held in El Dorado Feb. 26-28. The Hall… Read the full press release

ibis Revolutionizes Hotel Design with Debut of Global Design Concepts: Agora, Plaza, and Squar

Paris, France, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — ibis is leading the global charge in the democratization of design with the debut of fresh, new design concepts.  Embracing expressiveness and a sense of home, the brand’s new vision of design comes to life through three overarching concepts that blend comfortably with each hotel’s local aesthetic…. Read the full press release