Malaysia Aviation Group Joins United Nations Global Compact to Advance Sustainability Efforts

KLIA, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In pursuit of its aspiration to advance sustainability efforts across its organisation, Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) has joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), a global initiative that promotes responsible business practices and the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the first aviation company in Malaysia… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises Offers Limited-Time Arctic Promotion: Save up to 20% on Luxury Expedition Voyages to Greenland, Arctic Canada, and Arctic Norway

Travellers can experience Silversea’s industry-leading polar offering for less, with savings on selected door-to-door voyages to Greenland, Arctic Canada, and Arctic Norway Monaco, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises®, the global leader in ultra-luxury and expedition cruising, is inviting travellers to discover the natural and cultural wonders of the Arctic in 2023, offering… Read the full press release

Plan a Show-Me State Getaway with the new 2023 Missouri Travel Guide

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 18, 2023 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers can now order a free 2023 Missouri Travel Guide to help plan their vacation in the Show-Me State. The annual publication provides information about hundreds of destinations in Missouri, including state parks, lakes, golf courses, museums, theaters, hiking and biking trails, wineries, and… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton Named No. 1 Hotel Franchise for 14th Consecutive Year, Hilton Brands Recognized in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® Rankings

Global powerhouse brand breaks record for most No. 1 category rankings; 10 additional Hilton brands recognized, improving on rankings from 2022 MCLEAN, Va., 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s global powerhouse hotel brand and market leader in the industry is now the record holder for the most total and consecutive No…. Read the full press release

Gulfstream Aerospace Earns Four National Business Aviation Association Sustainable Flight Department Accreditations for Sustainability Leadership

National Business Aviation Association Awards Gulfstream Inaugural Sustainable Flight Department Accreditations SAVANNAH, Ga., 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced today (January 17, 2023) it has earned four National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Sustainable Flight Department Accreditations. The newly established program recognizes Gulfstream for sustainability leadership across locations. “We appreciate the partnership… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport Ends 2022 with Strong Passenger Performance: Figures Show 90% of Pre-Pandemic Levels of Traffic in December

Northern hub served more than 1.7 million passengers in December 2022, equivalent to around 88% of pre-pandemic levels Total passenger numbers for the 2022 calendar year stood at more than 23 million Continued strong recovery driven by expansion of route network, with key pre-pandemic services restored and new ones added Manchester, UK, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Andaz Brand Makes Debut in Thailand with Opening of Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach Resort Nestled on 15 Acres of Stunning Beachfront Land

The lush and tropical beachfront retreat offers well-traveled explorers and families a welcoming, invigorating destination to reconnect with nature and discover authentic Thai culture Chicago, IL, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 16, 2023) the opening of Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach, marking the debut of the Andaz brand… Read the full press release

Finnair Introduces Continuous Pricing and Modernizes Distribution Channels for Enhanced Customer Experience

Finnair continues the journey towards enhanced retailing and introduces next steps towards a more dynamic, customer-centric selling through modern distribution channels. Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting early 2023, Finnair will gradually implement continuous pricing in modern distribution channels – through and Finnair mobile App as well as NDC-enabled channels for… Read the full press release

Vail Mountain Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Launch of Gray Malin’s Iconic Vintage Photographic Series

Launching today, “Gray Malin in Vail” captures six decades of legendary experiences and alpine lifestyle in celebration of Vail Mountain’s 60th Anniversary season Gray Malin draws inspiration from the early days of Vail Mountain, recreating iconic 1960s photographs in a modern vintage aesthetic Vail Mountain launches new, interactive guest experiences inspired by the Gray Malin… Read the full press release

Antwerp returns to London City Airport departures board with Luxair’s direct flights starting at £45

Four times a week service commenced today, at 6.40am on Monday Luxair using a 78-seat De Havilland Dash DHC-8-Q400 on the route The service will increase to five weekly from April Connecting London to more underserved European cities, a key plank of the airport’s 2023 aviation strategy London, UK, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) sees massive passenger growth in 2022, with nearly doubling the figure for 2021 and resulting in an increase of 97.2 percent

FRA welcomes some 48.9 million passengers in 2022 Increase of 97.2percent compared to 2021 Cargo throughput declines due to external factors Some of Fraport’s Group airports worldwide exceed pre-crisis levels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed some 48.9 million passengers in 2022 – nearly doubling the figure for… Read the full press release

EasyJet Announces 11 New Summer Routes for 2023, Including Santorini, Chania, Lisbon, Antalya and Izmir

easyJet has put 11 new routes from nine UK airports on sale today adding over 200,000 extra seats this summer with fares starting £22.99* Brand new services from London Gatwick to Calvi, London Luton to Izmir, Bristol to Chania, Manchester to Paris Orly, Edinburgh to Antalya and Santorini, Glasgow to Lisbon, Southend to Amsterdam and… Read the full press release

Outrigger Fiji and Castaway Island first South Pacific resorts with Green Seal Certification

FIJI, 2023-Jan-18— /Travel PR News/ — Recognised for their resilience in promoting sustainable and responsible practices, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort and Castaway Island, Fiji are the first resorts in the South Pacific to be awarded Green Seal certification. Issued by global non-profit organisation Green Seal, the certification ensures that a product or service meets a… Read the full press release

EasyJet Appoints Jane Storm as Group People Director, Succeeding Ella Bennett

London, UK, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet is pleased to announce that it has appointed Jane Storm to join easyJet as Group People Director in the spring. Jane will succeed Ella Bennett who has decided to leave easyJet after nearly five years at the airline. Jane will join easyJet from Saga Group where she… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin Launches Virtual B2B Platform ITBxplore for Upcoming Trade Show in March 2023

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The new virtual B2B platform ITBxplore offers visitors preparing for ITB Berlin 2023 a wide range of options and augments the comprehensive programme at the show. Registration is open now. From 7 to 9 March 2023 the world of international tourism is meeting again in Berlin. For… Read the full press release

Swissport Expands African Network with New Ground Services at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport

Mombasa, Kenya, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is adding Mombasa, Kenya, to its growing African network. With the new presence at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport (MBA), Swissport is now offering aviation ground services at 31 airports across Africa. In Kenya, Swissport has been supporting airlines in Nairobi since 1997 where it also operates… Read the full press release

International Tourism Set to Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels in Europe and Middle East in 2023: UNWTO Report

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — After stronger than expected recovery in 2022, this year could see international tourism arrivals return to pre-pandemic levels in Europe and the Middle East. Tourists are nonetheless expected to increasingly seek value for money and travel closer to home in response to the challenging economic climate. Based… Read the full press release

IATA Revises Air Transport Industry Manuals for Enhanced Safety, Sustainability, and Passenger Experience

Geneva, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it has completed the annual revision of its air transport industry manuals for cargo, ground handling, and operations, thus incorporating the updates made to many of the underlying industry standards over the past year. These revisions reflect the sector’s… Read the full press release