Kayleigh’s Wee Stars and We Too! Benefit from Generous Donations by Aberdeen International Airport Passengers

Aberdeen, UK, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Kind-hearted travellers through Aberdeen International Airport have raised more than £3,000 for two charities. The fantastic amount was collected through the three collection globes positioned across the airport in which passengers can donate any left-over currency. All monies raised through the globes is donated to charity partners… Read the full press release

Viking Launches 25th Anniversary Sale with Record Number of Bookings in One Week

New Inventory Released as Viking Reports Strongest Sales in its 25-Year History Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 12, 2023) announced its 2024 -2025 World Cruise itineraries, including the new  Viking World Voyage I, which sails around the world in 180 days, visiting 37 countries and 85 ports,… Read the full press release

Air Canada’s Lucie Guillemette Retires After Five Decades of Exceptional Service

New senior management structure will create two new EVP positions MONTREAL, CANADA,, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Jan. 12, 2023) announced the retirement of Lucie Guillemette, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Ms. Guillemette, who is responsible for the airline’s commercial strategies, will retire at the end of April 2023, ending… Read the full press release

Air Canada Prepares for Winter Holidays, Successfully Carries Over 2 Million Customers Despite Disruptions

More than 2 million customers safely transported on nearly 17,000 flights MONTREAL, CANADA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada made extensive preparations for the winter holiday season, which is typically one of the peak travel periods of the year. This year, more than 2 million customers were anticipated to fly with the carrier… Read the full press release

Leading Industry Executives Appointed to Brand USA’s 2023 Board of Directors, Led by Todd Davidson as Board Chair

WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, today (January 11, 2023) announced the newly appointed and reappointed directors who will comprise its 2023 board of directors. Todd Davidson, chief executive officer of Travel Oregon, will serve as board chair. Davidson was first appointed to… Read the full press release

Iberia and Turespaña Unveil Groundbreaking Tourism Campaign to Showcase Spain’s Best to the World

A few days before the start of FITUR, the airline and the Spanish Tourism Institute present a campaign to promote Spain among the nearly seven million travellers who fly with Iberia between America and Europe each year. The new on-board safety video shows nine of the countless tourist destinations in Spain: Toledo, Santiago de Compostela,… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport Sees More Than Double the Passengers in 2022: 22.6 Million Passengers Pass Through Airport, Compared to 10.2 Million in 2021

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2022, 22.6 million passengers passed through Zurich Airport. Compared to last year, this corresponds to more than a doubling; in 2021, 10.2 million passengers were counted. Compared to 2019, passenger numbers are at 72%. After a first quarter that was still marked by the pandemic, passenger… Read the full press release

Emirates Resumes Services to Tokyo-Haneda: Building Back Its Japanese Network and Offering More Choice and Flexibility for Travellers

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will resume its services to Tokyo-Haneda starting from 2 April 2023, building back its Japanese network and providing even more choice and flexibility for travellers to one of the region’s top economies and destinations. Operated by one of Emirates’ latest Boeing 777 “Game Changer” aircraft, flight… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Appoints Kaaiohelo McAfee-Torco as Cultural Manager to Share Island’s Living Traditions with Guests

Native-born Hawaiian culture specialist to lead the Resort’s cultural programming and manage Ka’ūpulehu Cultural Center Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Resort on the Island of Hawai’i, announces the appointment of Kaaiohelo McAfee-Torco as Cultural Manager. In this role, McAfee-Torco will lead and oversee… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru Welcomes Savio Fernandes as Director of Food and Beverage, Brings Decades of Experience and Innovative Mindset

Bengaluru, India, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Savio Fernandes has joined the team at Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru in the role of Director of Food and Beverage. Born and raised in Mumbai, Savio completed his Post-Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management in Goa. He started his hospitality career with Goa Marriott, and then moved as a guest service… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman Continues Sustainability Efforts with Local Community Partnerships in Celebrating 20th Anniversary

Four Seasons Hotel Amman marks its 20th anniversary by continuing its commitment to local partnerships and sustainable practices Amman, Jordan, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces that it is continuing its commitment to build upon its strong history of supporting local communities and environment in Jordan by following and implementing practices that… Read the full press release

Experience the Art of Dining: Four Seasons Jakarta Partners with Museum MACAN for Edible Masterpieces

Starting January 16, 2023, rediscover teatime traditions with the dazzling La Patisserie x Museum MACAN for Chiharu Shiota: The Soul Trembles Afternoon Tea at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta Jakarta, Indonesia, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Executive Pastry Chef Lorenzo Sollecito of La Patisserie at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta has partnered with Museum MACAN, in conjunction with the presentation of The Soul… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Promotes Rainer Stampfer to President of Global Operations and Rami Sayess to President of Hotel Operations in Asia Pacific

Promotions of Rainer Stampfer and Rami Sayess further strengthen Four Seasons global operations across new and existing hotels, resorts, residences and experiential offerings Toronto, Canada, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces key appointments to its operations leadership team with the promotion of Rainer Stampfer to President,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels CEO Patrick Pacious Named Among World’s Top CEOs for Fourth Year in a Row

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth year in a row, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) President and CEO Patrick Pacious has been named one of the highest-rated CEOs, according to Comparably’s 2022 Best CEO rankings. The accolade, which positions Pacious alongside chief executives of some of the world’s most well-known companies – from Microsoft and… Read the full press release

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation partners with Cozmo Travel to promote the Maldives in Qatar and the Middle East in Hybrid Marketing Campaign

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/Visit Maldives) has kicked off a hybrid marketing campaign with Cozmo Travel to promote the Maldives in Qatar and the Middle East. Throughout this campaign, we aim to promote the unique geographical features of the Maldives, the luxurious services, products and… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports appoints seasoned aviation executive as new Chief Commercial Officer

Maureen Bannerman joins Abu Dhabi Airports following a tenure as CEO and Managing Director of Khalifa Bin Salman Port’s APM Terminal in Bahrain She brings extensive aviation, logistics and transport experience and will contribute towards long-term strategic growth in line with the emirate’s Economic Vision Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Cruise Demand Soars: 91% of Previous Cruisers Plan to Set Sail Again, 72% of Non-Cruisers Open to Booking in Next Two Years

Washington, DC, USA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released results from a new consumer sentiment survey, showing the demand for cruise holidays continues to increase. The survey was carried out with 4,500 domestic and international travellers. It reveals that for UK passengers: 91% of respondents who have cruised… Read the full press release

Traveling to Reunite: Agoda’s Survey Reveals Top Travel Goals for 2023

SINGAPORE, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For most of us, reuniting with friends and family is the main reason to travel in 2023. Agoda’s Travel Trends survey asked travelers to share their top travel goals for the new year, with reuniting with loved ones, wellness and food, arts & culture making the top three, and… Read the full press release

Air France-KLM’s NDC Content Goes Live on Travelport+: Expanding Personalized Services and Products for Customers

Langley, UK, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France-KLM and Travelport, a global technology company that powers bookings for travel suppliers worldwide, today (January 12, 2023) announced that Air France-KLM’s New Distribution Content (NDC) has gone live on Travelport+, providing customers direct access to the NDC content. “NDC will be increasingly important in the distribution strategy of… Read the full press release

Nicole Loucks Named General Counsel of Columbus Regional Airport Authority

COLUMBUS, OH, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Columbus Regional Airport Authority (CRAA) has named Nicole Loucks General Counsel. Her responsibilities in this role include leading all legal, risk and compliance functions for CRAA. As General Counsel, Loucks will work closely with the CRAA Board of Directors on governance and serve as the liaison… Read the full press release

Cebu Pacific Launches Special Sinulog Seat Sale: Fly Across Domestic Network for as Low as PHP 199

Fly and celebrate the Sinulog festival for as low as PHP 199 Manila, Philippines, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific (CEB) goes all out to support Cebu which is once again holding its famous Sinulog Festival after going virtual for two years due to the pandemic. And what better way for the Philippines’… Read the full press release

AHLA and The AHLA Foundation Recognize National Human Trafficking Prevention Month with #WearBlueDay and Launch of Survivor Fund

No Room for Trafficking Expands Impact with Latest $500,000 Contribution to The Survivor Fund from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — AHLA and The AHLA Foundation are once again recognizing National Human Trafficking Prevention month by participating in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s largest Blue Campaign initiative –… Read the full press release

CWT appoints Richard Thompson as its Global Head of ESG and Employee Experience

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform today (January 12, 2023) announces it has appointed Richard Thompson as its Global Head of ESG and Employee Experience. Formerly CWT’s Vice President, Global Internal Communication & Culture, Richard will lead the company’s responsible business activities and continue to oversee… Read the full press release

Qantas Launches Premium Tour Packages for Luxurious and Convenient Travel Experiences Worldwide

Sydney, Australia, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is launching private and small-group tour packages for travellers looking for premium, ready-made holidays around the world. A new addition to the Qantas Holidays product range, Qantas Tours will allow travellers to book travel experiences designed to showcase the best of each destination with planning and… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways (ANA) Recognized as the Top Airline for On-Time Performance in Both Global and Asia Pacific

ANA named top performer in Global airline category and in Asia Pacific region. This is the second consecutive year that ANA was ranked first in the Global and Asia Pacific category, a record accomplishment in the world. This is the fourth consecutive year that ANA has been ranked first in Asia Pacific. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2023-Jan-14… Read the full press release

Hilton Launches New Premium Economy Brand: Spark by Hilton

Hilton’s portfolio extends into the premium economy category with more than 100 deals already in various stages of development MCLEAN, Va., 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (January 11, 2023) announced the launch of Spark by Hilton, the newest addition to its portfolio of world-class brands. Following extensive research, the introduction… Read the full press release

Hilton Opens New Hotel in Prime Downtown Seattle Location: Hilton Motif Seattle

The 319‑room property offers a rooftop restaurant and bar along with more than 36,000 square feet of meeting and event space SEATTLE, WA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (January 12, 2023) announced the opening of the 319-room Hilton Motif Seattle. The hotel, formerly Motif Seattle, is located in a prime downtown… Read the full press release

Vancouver Airport Authority Announces Initiatives to Improve Travel Experience Following December Storm Disruptions

Richmond, B.C., 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 11, 2023), Tamara Vrooman, President & CEO at Vancouver Airport Authority, issued the following statement regarding a series of initiatives following the travel disruptions caused by winter storms in December. “We recognize that this past holiday season was very hard on travellers, their friends, and… Read the full press release

Jewel Changi Airport Launches Disney-Themed Activities and Retail Offerings to Celebrate 100 Years of Iconic Storytelling

Singapore , 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) today (12 JANUARY 2023) launched a range of Disney-themed activities and retail offerings for travellers to enjoy when they visit Singapore. The Disney100 activities and displays pay tribute to nearly 100 years of iconic storytelling from The Walt Disney Company. Jewel visitors will be… Read the full press release