Advanced Air Mobility and Emerging Technologies Driving Greater Sustainability in Business Aviation

Washington, DC, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The rapid development of advanced air mobility and other emerging technologies in business aviation is also driving greater industry focus on sustainability, as demonstrated by the level of interaction and cooperation between NBAA’s Emerging Technologies Committee and the Sustainability Subcommittee of the NBAA Maintenance Committee. “Whether you… Read the full press release

Over 300,000 people take advantage of Stagecoach’s £2 single fares in first week

Services on the South Coast and in South Lancashire amongst those seeing the highest number of travellers  Stagecoach bus services in England offering single fares capped at a maximum of £2 Builds further on Stagecoach’s continuing commitment to offer value-for-money fares  Offers new incentive for people to move out of cars and onto bus to improve… Read the full press release

Top Trends to Expect in the Travel and Events Industry in 2023

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The past year has given us countless trends and cultural shifts in the way we work, travel, and meet colleagues and clients. From the rise of buzzword terms like quiet quitting to rising costs and speculation over the permanence of virtual meetings and what jobs AI would… Read the full press release

Broadway’s Award-Winning Shows Coming to Hershey Theatre: My Fair Lady, Hadestown, Six, and Come From Away

Hershey, PA, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hershey Theatre will host four incredible and award-winning Broadway tours this year! From the classic and beloved “My Fair Lady” to the new global sensation “SIX,” there’s a show for every type of theater-lover.  Learn more about the shows and mark your calendars for when they visit The Sweetest… Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL Innovation Hub unveils exciting lineup of user-driven projects for 2023

Brussels, Belgium, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Through the EUROCONTROL Air Transport Innovation Network, the EUROCONTROL Innovation Hub’s network for developing agile digital solutions and services that fit our stakeholders’ needs, 2023 looks set to see a wide range of new user-driven innovation projects. In 2023 a new wave of projects will be launched… Read the full press release

Northstar Travel Group names Jason Young as new CEO

Thomas Kemp Transitions to Chairman Bob Sullivan Promoted to Chief Commercial Officer Rutherford, New Jersey, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Northstar Travel Group (“Northstar”), the largest information services, data, events, and marketing solutions company focused exclusively on the travel industry, announces Jason Young as its new CEO. Young succeeds Thomas Kemp, who has been… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises Launches Industry-First Simultaneous World Cruises with Award-Winning Chefs Onboard

Two MSC Cruises’ ships depart on world cruise itineraries today – an industry first Cruise Line welcomes over 5,000 guests for a journey around the world on board MSC Magnifica and MSC Poesia Cruise Line also reveals culinary highlight with line-up of award-winning chefs who have created menus to showcase the very best of their… Read the full press release

Daniel Farkas of Norwegian Cruise Line appointed Chair of FCCA Operations Committee

Miramar, FL, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) – the trade association that represents the mutual interests of destinations and stakeholders throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Mexico, along with Member Lines that operate over 90 percent of the global cruising capacity – is proud to announce that Daniel S. Farkas,… Read the full press release

Oman Air Named Top in Middle East and Africa for Punctuality in 2022 On-Time Performance Review

Muscat, Oman, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has been named top in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for punctuality. As per the results of the 2022 On-Time Performance Review by global aviation analytics leader, Cirium, the airline’s on-time arrivals stood at 91.38%, almost… Read the full press release

Experience the Best of the Maldives with Marriott Bonvoy’s Four Resorts

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than a thousand splendid islands and the 26 coral atolls brimming with marine life, a dive into the unfathomable sea or sprawling across the sun-lounger on the powdery sand, the reasons to visit Maldives are unending. The destination lends itself seamlessly to suit all types… Read the full press release

Vakkaru Maldives Brings Tuscany to the Island Paradise with Banfi Wine Dinner and Michelin Star Chef Domenico Francone

A one-of-a-kind wine dinner with famed Banfi winery and Michelin star Chef Domenico Francone Vakkaru, MALDIVES, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Vakkaru Maldives is excited to bring a  slice of Tuscany to the island paradise this January with an ultra-exclusive wine dinner on 22 January 2023, in collaboration with the famed Banfi winery, one… Read the full press release

Ecuador showcases its wealth of adventure tourism and cultural treasures through AdventureWeek Ecuador

Seattle, WA, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Like many travelers, the first time I visited Ecuador, my itinerary included Quito and the Galapagos. Fifteen years later, in November 2022, I returned to the country – this time as an ATTA representative joining a selected group of tour operators and media members on AdventureWeek Ecuador…. Read the full press release

TUI Group Appoints New CIO to Lead Digital Transformation Efforts

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Digital transformation continues to be a top priority for TUI Group. Due to this special importance, CEO Sebastian Ebel had already assumed overall responsibility for IT on the Executive Board as of 1 October 2022. As of 1 January 2023, the vacant CIO position at Group level… Read the full press release

Ljubljana named top destination in Europe, receiving 10 million euro promotion value

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Last year, Ljubljana received the prestigious title of the best destination in Europe 2022, the latter setting the capital as a global model for all urban destinations around the world, and at the same time bringing it an exceptional promotion worth more than 10 million euros. Four… Read the full press release

Vistara Celebrates 8th Anniversary with Network-Wide Sale on Domestic and International Flights

Domestic: All-inclusive one-way fares starting INR 1,899 for Economy, INR 2,699 for Premium Economy and INR 6,999 for Business Class International: All-inclusive return fares starting at INR 13,299 for Economy, INR 16,799 for Premium Economy and INR 43,699 for Business Class Delhi, India, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of Vistara’s glorious journey… Read the full press release

Emirates deploys refurbished A380 on Dubai-London route

First of 120 aircraft to be retrofitted enters service today after successful completion of extensive refurbishment work on its interiors Fully refreshed A380 features the popular Premium Economy seats, and Emirates’ latest cabin interiors including lighter colour palettes in First and Business Class Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Emirates A380 to… Read the full press release

Emirates sees 154% increase in vegan meals served onboard, with over 280,000 consumed in past year

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — From its UK origins in 2014, the concept of ‘Veganuary’, a month-long initiative promoting the vegan diet, has continued to garner interest amongst the general population. In fact, Emirates has noted a 154% increase in vegan meals served onboard between 2021 and 2022, with over 280,000 plant-based meals… Read the full press release

Chef Jessica Rosval of Casa Maria Luigia to Lead Special Italian Dining Session at Abu Dhabi’s Café Milano

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island is set to welcome Chef Jessica Rosval of Casa Maria Luigia to conduct a signature dining session on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at the Forbes 5-star hotel’s authentic Italian restaurant Café Milano, the first international outpost of its renowned sister restaurant in Washington, DC…. Read the full press release

Zurich Airport celebrates 75 years with anniversary events, exhibitions, and airport festival

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the maiden flight 75 years ago, Zurich Airport has developed into Switzerland’s most important transport hub. In the anniversary year 2023, Zurich Airport looks back on its long history and looks ahead to future projects. The festivities include a big airport festival from September 1-3, an… Read the full press release

AHLA announces new leadership additions to drive growth and sustainability for the hotel industry

WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the singular voice representing every segment of the hotel industry, today (January 9, 2023) announced two leadership additions to the association and its charitable giving affiliate. Anna Blue has been named President of the AHLA Foundation and Jacqueline Policastro has… Read the full press release

Explore the Wide Open Spaces and Unique Attractions of Nebraska with the 2023 State Travel Guide

The 2023 Official “Not-At-All What You Thought” Nebraska State Travel Guide is available now LINCOLN, Neb., 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers seeking inspiration on where to go and what to do on their next trip can now check out the 2023 Official “Not-At-All What You Thought” Nebraska State Travel Guide. “Our state has… Read the full press release

Wizz Air Reports Record Low Carbon Emissions for 2022 with 15.4% Reduction Compared to Previous Year

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

Budapest, Hungary, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally*, reports that its average carbon emissions for 2022 amounted to 55.2 grams per passenger/km, 15.4% lower than in 2021. This represents its lowest ever annual carbon intensity result recorded in one calendar year. Wizz Air operates the… Read the full press release

Kamal Rhazali appointed as Secretary General and General Counsel of the Luxury & Lifestyle division of Accor

Paris, France, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ —Accor today (January 6, 2023) announces the appointment of Kamal Rhazali as Secretary General and General Counsel of the Luxury & Lifestyle division, effective February 1, 2023. He will report directly to Sébastien Bazin. As part of his new duties, Mr. Rhazali will contribute to setting up the… Read the full press release

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Donates to NAACP on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Powell, OH, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will be honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by donating a portion of proceeds to the Central Ohio branch of the NAACP in honor of Dr. King’s profound work. With each paid admission, $1 will be donated on January 16, 2023 during… Read the full press release

Thailand fully reopens to international tourists with extended stay and no proof of vaccination required

Only visitors coming from or going to countries which require a RT-PCR test need to have health insurance covering treatment of COVID-19 in Thailand. Bangkok, Thailand, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to clarify that Thailand continues to welcome all international tourists under the fully-reopen-to-tourism policy that… Read the full press release

Silversea’s South Side Story World Cruise Departs from Sydney for First Time, Featuring 66 Destinations in 34 Countries

Silver Shadow℠ will sail from Sydney on January 10, marking the first time a Silversea World Cruise has originated in the Southern Hemisphere Sydney, Australia, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises’ 2023 World Cruise, South Side Story, is set to depart from Sydney on January 10, marking the first time the leading ultra-luxury… Read the full press release

DoubleTree by Hilton Monroe Township Cranbury hotel opens in New Jersey after renovations

Recently converted hotel completes renovations and welcomes guests MONROE, New Jersey, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Global Hotel Group has announced it has officially opened the new DoubleTree by Hilton Monroe Township Cranbury. The hotel conversion includes renovations to the building exterior, all public spaces, meeting and banquet rooms, guest rooms and the restaurant. DoubleTree by Hilton… Read the full press release

Charlotte Douglas International Airport Contributes $32 Billion to North Carolina’s Economy in 2021

‘North Carolina: The State of Aviation:’ Airport Remains Top Economic Driver Among N.C. Airports Charlotte, NC, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Charlotte Douglas International Airport contributed $32 billion to the state’s economy in 2021, according to a North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation report released earlier today. That’s a jump from… Read the full press release

Hyatt Regency Izmir IstinyePark officially opens in Turkey, offering luxurious guestrooms and dining options

The 160-room property with views of the Gulf of Izmir marks a significant milestone for Hyatt’s brand growth in Turkey CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 9, 2023) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Izmir IstinyePark, located in Balçova, a charming district of Izmir and one of… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Expands Global Footprint with Opening of First Hotel in Hangzhou

472-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Hangzhou International Airport CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Hangzhou International Airport, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Hangzhou city, is officially open, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. The new hotel… Read the full press release