Lufthansa and Munich Airport Sign Letter of Intent to Strengthen Sustainable Partnership and Expand Intermodal Transport Hub

MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Lufthansa are reaffirming and strengthening their successful strategic partnership. The two companies are now signing a letter of intent (LOI) to intensify and continue the sustainable development of Munich Airport. In the LOI, both parties commit to a shared sustainability strategy, to… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Announces New Passenger Flight to Copenhagen, Denmark, Enhancing Air Connectivity Between Europe and Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, is set to launch a new passenger flight to Copenhagen, Denmark as of 22nd of May 2023. The new flight will be operated five times a week except on Tuesdays and Sundays. Regarding the new flight, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr Mesfin… Read the full press release

New International Standard for Accessibility in Tourism Unveiled at Madrid’s FITUR Trade Fair by UNWTO, Fundación ONCE, and UNE

UNWTO, Fundación ONCE and the Spanish Association for Standardization UNE have advanced efforts to introduce a comprehensive international standard for accessibility across the whole of the tourism sector. Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — At a special session on Seminar on Tourism for All, held at the FITUR 2023 tourism trade fair in Madrid,… Read the full press release

Yucatán joins UNWTO’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories to boost responsible and sustainable tourism development

UNWTO has welcomed Yucatán’s Tourism Observatory into its International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). Americas, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Yucatán Tourism Observatory was established in 2018 to generate and manage information around tourism development. This work has identified key challenges and opportunities and so led to the design of relevant policies… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Privilege Club Members Can Now Collect and Spend Avios at Hamad International Airport’s Luxury Outlets

Travellers will now be rewarded with Privilege Club Avios 2 hours prior to departure enabling members to collect and spend on a wide range of 200 quality retail brands and F&B outlets at the World’s Best Airport. DOHA, Qatar, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In an industry first, from 24 January members of Qatar… Read the full press release

Houston Airports Donates $30,000 to Local Advocacy Groups Fighting Human Trafficking in National Prevention Month

With a majority of victims trafficked through airports, Houston Airports is committed to ending human trafficking by educating and supporting the community. HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Houston Airports is following through with its commitment to support organizations that advocate on behalf of human trafficking survivors. In coordination with the Mayor’s Office,… Read the full press release

Caribbean Airlines Announces Additional Flights for Trinidad Carnival Season

Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean Airlines will add more flights between Trinidad and several destinations for the period February 12 to 26, for the Trinidad Carnival. The addition of these services aligns with the airline’s commitment to improve inter-regional travel and promote seamless connectivity. The additional flights are now… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the World’s Largest Hotel Franchising Company, Setting Sights on Continued Expansion in 2023 Following a Successful Year

World’s largest hotel franchising company well-positioned for future growth following a year in which it added new brands, entered new markets and attracted new, diverse hotel owners PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,100 hotels across more than 95 countries, is setting… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Clam Chowder Cook-Off: 42nd Annual Event Calling for Professional and Amateur Chefs to Compete and Raise Funds for the City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department

Santa Cruz, CA, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is calling all professional and amateur chefs for the 42nd annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off. The popular fund-raiser for the City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department is a two-day event, with amateur chefs competing on Saturday, February 25… Read the full press release

Daniela Stein Named General Manager of IntercityHotel Berlin Ostbahnhof, Bringing Extensive Industry Experience and Passion to the Role

Career at Deutsche Hospitality Berlin, Germany, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Daniela Stein, who previously worked at IntercityHotel Berlin Ostbahnhof as Hotel Manager, will take over as General Manager of IntercityHotel Berlin Ostbahnhof in January 2023. Born in Osterburg, hotel passionate Daniela Stein has many years of experience in the hotel industry. As a… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts Unveils Next-Generation Gear Lending Program with High-Tech Recovery and Strength Training Equipment

Travelers can borrow the latest high-tech recovery and total body strength training equipment to optimize their well-being while staying at any of the brand’s more than 230 properties globally BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Rooted in its mission of providing signature wellness programs that empower guests to regain control and enhance their… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Donates $500,000 to No Room for Trafficking Survivor Fund, Raising Total Donations to Over $2 Million

No Room for Trafficking Survivor Fund Grows Its Impact with Over $2 Million in Total Donations WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The AHLA Foundation today (Jan. 24, 2023) announced a $500,000 donation from IHG Hotels & Resorts to support the No Room for Trafficking (NRFT) Survivor Fund as part of the hotel… Read the full press release

Six Senses brings Wellness and Sustainability to Napa Valley with Revitalization of Aetna Springs Resort

The natural mineral waters of Aetna Springs will flow in harmony with Napa’s prestigious reds BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Six Senses is taking its wellness and sustainability formula to a sanctuary in Napa County, an agricultural haven producing some of the world’s most sought-after wine. Named after the natural thermal Aetna… Read the full press release

$171,000 in Grant Funding Awarded to Companies Pioneering the Future of Aviation Industry

More than $170,000 Awarded to Companies Shaping the Future of the Aviation Industry GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority, together with Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Seamless Ventures, Southwest Airlines®, Stantec GenerationAV and the West Michigan Aviation Academy, has announced the third round of companies that… Read the full press release