South African couple breaks Guinness World Record for longest underwater kiss at eco-conscious luxury resort in the Maldives

Atoll, Maldives, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Global hospitality group The Lux Collective’s well-loved LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives is the official resort host of South African-based conservation couple, Beth Neale and Miles Cloutier, who break the Guinness World Record for the longest underwater kiss to mark the Valentine’s Day 2023. A mermaid… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International partners with Wells Fargo and Mastercard to launch new cobranded credit card program this spring

Offering enhanced rewards and benefits for members, the new Choice Privileges Mastercard will launch this spring. Existing cardmembers will be converted to the new program in May ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH)—one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors—has finalized a multi-year agreement with Wells Fargo and Mastercard to launch… Read the full press release

Four Seasons announces plans for new luxury hotel in heart of Taiwan’s capital

Four Seasons to open its doors in Taiwan within a striking 31-storey tower directly opposite the iconic Taipei 101 landmark Toronto, Canada, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, a global leader in luxury hospitality, and Yuan Lih Construction Co., Ltd., the developer that is part of Taipei-based Yuan Lih Group, announce plans… Read the full press release

SEE Turtles Takes Over Management of TAP Campaign to Reduce Plastic Use in Tourism Industry

Monroe, WA, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — To help address plastic pollution in the travel industry, SEE Turtles recently took over management of the TAP campaign in collaboration with Crooked Trails. SEE Turtles has been an active member and supporter of TAP since Crooked Trails began the project in 2012 to help end the… Read the full press release

Dubai and Abu Dhabi’s Travel & Tourism sector bounce back as international travelers return, says WTTC report

Travel & Tourism jobs surpassing 2019 levels in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Overseas visitors spending more in Dubai than in 2019  London, UK, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today (14/02/2023) revealed positive signs of recovery for the Travel & Tourism sector in Dubai and Abu Dhabi… Read the full press release

WTTC Report Reveals Strong Recovery of Travel and Tourism Sector in Major Western European Cities

Sector’s GDP contribution to London’s economy tripled in the last year  Paris’s Travel & Tourism GDP contribution has almost recovered to pre-pandemic levels  London, UK, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed strong signs of recovery of the economic impact from Travel &… Read the full press release

ACI World and Amadeus Launch Third Annual Technology Innovation Awards for Airports Worldwide

Awards celebrate best technology initiatives and leadership by airports worldwide Montreal, Canada, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World and Amadeus have today (14 February 2023) opened submissions for the third edition of the Technology Innovation Awards, putting a spotlight on industry-leading technology initiatives and leadership by airports around the world…. Read the full press release

Vakkaru Maldives Celebrates International Women’s Day and Fifth Anniversary with Empowering Getaway

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — International Women’s Day on 8 March  is a time to celebrate and empower women, and Vakkaru Maldives is marking the occasion in  style. From yoga and Ayurvedic workshops to mixology classes and special dinners, the timeless sanctuary offers its lady guests an empowering and rejuvenating getaway. To… Read the full press release

Fushifaru Maldives Wins 2023 Traveller Review Award for Fourth Time

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Fushifaru Maldives, a boutique Resort in Lhaviyani Atoll, celebrates winning the 2023 Traveller Review Award, this is the fourth win of this prestigious, global award. This award is a symbol of all the times Fushifaru has gone above and beyond to create special experiences and lasting… Read the full press release

Oman Air to Introduce First Freighter by End of 2023 as Cargo Business Booms

Oman Air Cargo Highlights Oman’s Logistics Capabilities to Major International Air Freight Partners Oman Air to introduce freighter aircraft The airline will also increase cargo capacity to high-value destinations New cargo destinations to be launched this year During 2022, Oman Air Cargo: o   Increased cargo volumes by 36% o   Increased revenue by 44% Muscat, Oman, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Launches World’s First “Green Fares” for Sustainable Flying

With one click: More climate-friendly flying by using Sustainable Aviation Fuels and contributing to high-quality climate protection projects New fare available from February 15, 2023 for flights throughout Europe and North Africa Successful test run shows growing interest in sustainable travel Cologne, Germany, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is further expanding… Read the full press release

The Peninsula Hotels Launches “Hope for Türkiye” Global Fundraising Initiative for Earthquake Victims in Turkey

Hong Kong, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, 6 February 2023, two earthquakes, measuring a magnitude of 7.8 and 7.5 hit the south-eastern region of Türkiye, resulting in catastrophic death and destruction. In 2011 with the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, and in 2013 with the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in… Read the full press release