New Savannah Area Aviation Association Aims to Address Impact of Airport Redevelopment on General Aviation Community

Washington, DC, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Rapid changes occurring at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) are the impetus for a new organization: the Savannah Area Aviation Association (SAAA). The airport’s master plan includes the Southeast Quadrant Redevelopment Project, which impacts general aviation (GA) tenants currently occupying shadeports, T-hangars and community hangars. These plans… Read the full press release

Stagecoach Group Announces Transition to New Management Team as it Looks to Next Phase of Growth in Public Transportation

New structure reflects evolution of business from global listed plc to UK private company CEO Martin Griffiths to retire from Stagecoach; CFO Ross Paterson also decides to step down Ray O’Toole becomes Executive Chairman and Bruce Dingwall appointed CFO Carla Stockton-Jones continues to lead the day-to-day operations of the business Perth, Scotland, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel… Read the full press release

EVA Air Announces New Nonstop Flights Between Taipei and Clark, Philippines: Convenient Travel Options for Asia, Europe and North America

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — EVA Air will launch daily nonstop flights between Taipei and the northwestern Philippines, starting on March 30, 2023. The addition of Clark International Airport will give EVA three gateways in the Philippines and boost the convenience and flexibility passengers enjoy now with Manila and Cebu service…. Read the full press release

2023 Brings Hope for In-Person Interactions and Sustainable Events: Industry Insights on Rebuilding Culture, Managing Costs and Embracing Virtual Attendance

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2023-Jan-11 — /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

JW Marriott Unveils Second Property in Germany with the Opening of JW Marriott Hotel Berlin: Offering Holistic Wellness-Forward Stay Experience and an Abundance of Dining Choices

A haven of transformative experiences welcomes a new era with leading events, dining, and wellness BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s global portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, unveils its second property in Germany with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Berlin. Owned by one of the… Read the full press release

Amanda Joiner appointed as Global Vice President and Head of The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center, brings 30+ years of luxury hospitality experience to drive innovation and success

Joiner brings over two decades of leading excellence and driving culture within The Ritz-Carlton hotel operations, sales, and marketing BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Amanda Joiner takes the helm as the Global Vice President and head of The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center®, a leading global consulting and advisory firm delivering award-winning services that have… Read the full press release

TAP Soars to New Heights: Summer 2023 Brings Increased Flight Offerings to US, Brazil, and More

Faro will have one more daily flight, increasing from three to four frequencies Ten new flights a week to five North American cities Brazil with six more flights a week Tel Aviv will have one daily flight, two more per week than in summer 2022 Company resumes summer seasonal offer to Porto Santo, Tangiers and… Read the full press release

Real Madrid Takes Flight: Emirates Charters A380 Decked Out in Players’ Livery for Saudi Trip

The airline unveiled a new decal featuring a selection of the club’s top players ahead of the Spanish Super Cup Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and Official Main Sponsor of Real Madrid, welcomed the Spanish football club onboard a specially chartered A380 flight from Madrid to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis Offers Unique Valentine’s Day Experiences – Get Hitched in the Hotel’s Pop-Up Vegas-Style Little White Chapel or Enjoy a Delectable Dinner at Cinder House

Plus Hotel’s Vegas-style pop up chapel brings award-winning Elvis tribute artist for weddings and vow renewals; Hotel package includes “overnight honeymoon” St. Louis, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — This Valentine’s Day, Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis invites couples to celebrate with one-of-a-kind experiences that will spark romance and create memories of a lifetime.  Choose from… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Houston Unveils Winter Activities and Experiences Program: Named #1 Hotel in Houston and #19 in the World

Robust programming throughout the season offers guests and locals an abundance of experiences at Houston’s downtown destination Houston, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In welcoming the new year, Four Seasons Hotel Houston recently named the #1 hotel in Houston and the #19 hotel in the world by Condé Nast Traveler, introduces its program of winter activities and experiences.”We… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley Celebrates Lunar New Year with Themed Amenities, Lion Dances and Auspicious New Beginnings

To mark the Year of the Rabbit – known as the luckiest animal out of all twelve Chinese zodiac signs – Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley unveils select auspicious experiences for sharing good fortune and blessings Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Lunar New Year is a time to celebrate… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Spa Introduces Revolutionary Skincare Technology with Hydrafacial Syndeo: Personalized Facials with No Irritation or Downtime

Seattle, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spa at Four Seasons debuts the newest skincare technology delivered through Hydrafacial Syndeo, setting the downtown luxury spa apart through its ability to offer a personalized facial experience with no irritation or downtime. Hydrafacial is a state-of-the-art facial resurfacing treatment that produces instant, lasting results. Every Hydrafacial treatment… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui Launches Student Mentorship Program for Aspiring Young Artists – START: A Student Artist Immersion offers mentorship, exhibit opportunity and scholarship

Resort now accepting young Maui artists’ submissions for community-based mentorship Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Longtime supporter of Maui’s vibrant art community Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has announced its 2023 student mentorship program for aspiring young Maui artists. The program, called START: A Student Artist Immersion, will offer junior and senior… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Expands Commitment to Safe Stays Alliance, Adding Radisson Hotels Americas to Provide Emergency Lodging for Victims of Abuse and Violence

As a continuation of Choice’s commitment, Radisson Hotels Americas joins in offering emergency lodging for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and other crimes through Safe Stays ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH)—one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors—has expanded its commitment to the Safe Stays by… Read the full press release

Finavia Aims for Net-Zero Carbon Emissions at All Airports by 2025: New Responsibility Program Details Path to Sustainable Air Travel

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport company Finavia has published its new responsibility programme. The main objective of the “Towards sustainable air travel” programme is to reduce the carbon emissions of airports to net zero by the end of 2025. “Finavia’s operations at all its airports have been carbon neutral since… Read the full press release

Journalist Sonia Sánchez Plaza appointed as Head of Communications for Iberia Airlines

Sánchez, a journalist, has extensive experience in the media, as well as in the tourism sector and the institutional sphere.  Sánchez joins the Corporate Management team, led by Juan Cierco.  Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Iberia’s new Head of Communications, the journalist Sonia Sánchez Plaza, was Director of Communication, Brand and Sustainability… Read the full press release

Iberia Maintenance and HK Express Sign Long-term Contract for V2500 Engine Maintenance

This is a long-term agreement to maintain 32 of HK Express’ V2500 engines powering its A320ceo and A321ceo fleet   Iberia Maintenance continues extending its V2500 customers base Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Iberia Maintenance and HK Express, a fully-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong home carrier Cathay Pacific, have signed a long-term… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises Reveals Revolutionary New Ship: Silver Nova, the Largest Array of Luxurious Public Venues in Ultra-Luxury Cruise Industry

Silver Nova’s horizontal layout not only enhances her sense of spaciousness, but also allows for a natural flow between venues on entire decks Monaco, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® has revealed full details on the public venues aboard its new ship Silver Nova℠, including the largest array of bars, lounges, and restaurants of any… Read the full press release

Hyatt Announces Luxury Grand Hyatt La Manga Club and Resort to Open in Spain in 2023

The luxury leisure hotel is expected to open in mid-2023, marking the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Spain Chicago, IL, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 10, 2022) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with La Manga Club, S.L. (an affiliate of Grupo Inversor… Read the full press release

San Diego Padres and Delaware North Sportservice Sign 10-Year Extension for Petco Park Concessions, Dining and Retail Services

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Diego Padres and Delaware North Sportservice have agreed to terms on a 10-year contract extension through the 2036 season, Padres CEO Erik Greupner announced today (01.09.2023). As part of the agreement, Delaware North – which has operated concessions, premium dining and retail services at… Read the full press release

Munich Airport Sees Massive Growth in All Traffic Figures for 2022: 19 Million Passengers and 55% Increase in Air Freight Volume

19 million more passengers than in 2021 Aircraft movements nearly doubled year on year Air freight volume increases by 55% to 259,000 metric tons MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A busy summer has gifted Munich Airport massive growth in all traffic figures in 2022: Passenger numbers rose by 19 million year on… Read the full press release and Jet2holidays Announces Biggest Summer Program Ever: 32 Sun and City Destinations, 100 Available Positions, and 13% Increased Capacity

Demand for award-winning flights and holidays means biggest ever summer programme is on sale – with 32 sun and city destinations for customers and independent travel agents to choose from. Biggest ever summer operation sees capacity increase by 13% – with seven based aircraft and a team of more than 400 colleagues looking after customers… Read the full press release

Air Cargo Demand Softens as Economic Headwinds Persist: IATA Reports a 13.7% Decrease in November 2022

Geneva, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for November 2022 global air cargo markets showing that demand softened as economic headwinds persist. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), fell 13.7% compared to November 2021 (-14.2% for international operations). Capacity (measured in available cargo tonne-kilometers, ACTK)… Read the full press release

Air Travel Recovery Continues: IATA Reports 41.3% Increase in Traffic for November 2022

Geneva, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the air travel recovery continued through November 2022. Total traffic in November 2022 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 41.3% compared to November 2021. Globally, traffic is now at 75.3% of November 2019 levels. International traffic rose 85.2% versus… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Announces Five Leadership Promotions to Strengthen Operational Execution and Better Serve Customers

DALLAS, TX, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 9, 2023) announced five Leadership promotions across several Departments. These changes, which are effective immediately, represent phase two of the organizational structure work that began in September 2022. This phase will provide strong synergies by bringing Teams together, which will strengthen… Read the full press release