Emirates Celebrates World Pilots’ Day and Ongoing Pilot Recruitment Efforts

Around 40% of Emirates’ pilots have been with the airline for 10+ years The next online info session for recruitment will be held on 10 May DUBAI, UAE, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airline pilots connect people with places and help create treasured memories – whether it’s an unforgettable holiday, a rock concert, a… Read the full press release

Emirates Launches State-of-the-Art City Check-In and Travel Store in Dubai’s Financial District with World’s First Robotic Assistant

Featuring world’s first robot check-in assistant Passengers can avail of complimentary access and discounts to lifestyle facilities in state-of-the-art ICD Brookfield Place Dubai, UAE, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In the heart of Dubai’s bustling financial district, Emirates is set to launch a new City Check‑in and Travel Store, enabling customers to conveniently book travel, check-in… Read the full press release

Emirates and dnata join United Nations Global Compact to strengthen sustainability efforts

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Advancing its sustainability efforts, Emirates and dnata have joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), a voluntary global initiative that promotes responsible business practices and the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and… Read the full press release

JAL becomes only airline in Japan with dual CEIV Pharma Certifications for pharmaceutical transport

Japan Airlines (JAL) is the only airline in Japan with both the largest temperature-controlled pharmaceutical warehouse and CEIV Pharma Certification. JAL plans to launch an international standard pharmaceutical truck service between major airport in Japan, Kansai Airport and Narita Airport. Tokyo, Japan, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — On March 28, 2023, JAL obtained the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons to Open Luxury Resort on Sindalah Island in the Red Sea as Part of the NEOM Master Project

Located on NEOM’s luxury island destination, new Resort will be part of a bold vision for shaping a new frontier for hospitality Toronto, Canada, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, and Hotel Development, the NEOM division that is responsible for building a future-centric hospitality ecosystem… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi Invites Guests to Celebrate Global Wellness Day with Dances of Energy

The sky-high landmark offers a variety of opportunities for movement and revitalization Tokyo, Japan, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi celebrates Global Wellness Day with an invitation to experience dances of energy. This year’s theme is #DanceMagenta, encompassing practices centred around dance. As explained by the organizers: To dance is to free yourself and to… Read the full press release

Riviére: Nashville’s new must-visit rooftop restaurant and bar

The French Riviera-inspired restaurant will open on May 19 Nashville, USA, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Nashville, the newly opened five-star luxury hotel in downtown Nashville, announces that Rivière, its rooftop restaurant and bar, will open to the public on May 19, 2023. Inspired by the sights, sounds, and flavours of the French… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels and Groups360 team up for instant online booking of group guest rooms through GroupSync Marketplace

Choice Hotels properties worldwide will offer online instant booking for group guest rooms through GroupSync Marketplace™ NASHVILLE, TN, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Groups360 and Choice Hotels International announces the rollout of GroupSync™ Instant Booking across Choice’s global portfolio in 2023. Soon meeting and event organizers can shop and book online group guest rooms… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels unveils next-generation prototype for Sleep Inn brand

New development option maintains brand position as lowest cost to build and operate in midscale while increasing guest intent to stay by 25% ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Sleep Inn, a leading new construction midscale brand from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) known for its stylish, nature-inspired design and cost-effective operating model, is getting… Read the full press release

Marriott announces first recipients of $50M “Bridging the Gap” diversity program

Initiative Designed to Increase Hotel Development and Ownership Among Historically Underrepresented Groups. Company to Also Host “She Has a Deal” Pitch Competition and Awards Luncheon April 27-28 BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Marriott International’s (Nasdaq: MAR) ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the company announced that the first… Read the full press release

JW Marriott opens luxury hotel in China’s ancient city of Xi’an with a focus on well-being and culture

New Luxury Hotel Offers Mindful Experiences and Personalized Service in the Home of the Terracotta Warriors XI’AN, CHINA, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, announced the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an, a remarkable destination home to six UNESCO World Heritage cultural and… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Promotes Low-Carbon and Sustainable Travel Philosophy in China

Leveraging Earth Day and their ongoing partnership with an immersive green art exhibition Shanghai, China, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts has adopted a green, low-carbon, and environmentally friendly travel philosophy in line with China’s “dual carbon” development strategy. The company reinforced its long-term sustainability commitments for its operations while shaping… Read the full press release

IHG’s avid hotels brand celebrates 60th open property with debut of avid hotel Atlanta – Conyers I-20

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ fastest-growing, new-build brand increases its portfolio by 20 percent in under one year with latest opening in Conyers, Georgia ATLANTA, GA, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — avid hotels – part of IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 6,000 destinations across 18 brands – is… Read the full press release

Hilton’s cloud-based Property Engagement Platform reaches milestone with 1,000th hotel upgrade, improving guest experience and personalization

New platform, powered by HotelKey, reaches key milestone with upgrade of 1,000th hotel McLEAN, Va., 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s 3 p.m. on a Monday at Homewood Suites by Hilton Largo Washington DC, arguably one of the busiest times for this hotel’s lobby. A guest, having checked in on Sunday, would like to… Read the full press release

Sihanoukville successfully hosts Mekong Tourism Forum 2023 to shape a resilient future for GMS tourism

CAMBODIA, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) 2023 under the theme of “Rethinking for Resilience and Digitalization” concluded successfully at the Independence Hotel in Preah Sihanoukville, Cambodia on 26 April 2023. Over 200 international and local delegates participated in the MTF. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Tourism,… Read the full press release

Emirates announces daily flights from Dubai to Montreal starting July 5th, expanding its Canadian footprint

Airline spreads its wings to second Canadian gateway to meet demand for international travel between Canada and the rest of the world From 5 July, daily flights to Montréal on widebody Boeing 777-300ER to complement daily A380 services to Toronto Airline’s network expands to 18 points across the Americas, including Canada, US, Mexico, Brazil and… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines (JAL) Partners with Ghibli Park to Promote the World of Studio Ghibli, Based on the Concept of Long-Lasting Enjoyment

Tokyo, Japan, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) becomes an official partner of Ghibli Park – the place where guests can step into the world of Studio Ghibli – based on the concept of “Creating a park that will be loved for 100 years to come”. Continuing the principles and achievements of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An Welcomes Michael Casey as Resort Manager

Hoi An, Vietnam, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An welcomes Michael Casey as Resort Manager. Arriving from Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, he brings to his new role more than 16 years of experience with Four Seasons and a finely honed passion for guest-focused operational excellence. Having previously served on a special… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta Welcomes Vishal Sanadhya as Its First-Ever Hotel Manager

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — From the coveted riverside of Bangkok to the vibrant heart of Jakarta, Vishal Sanadhya makes the move to Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta. As the property’s first-ever Hotel Manager, Vishal takes charge of all day-to-day operations, which include accommodations, food and beverage, spa, fitness and catering. With more than 16 years… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels celebrates 15 years of success with Ascend Hotel Collection, the industry’s original soft brand segment

Innovative and flexible option shifted the hotel landscape to benefit owners and travelers alike ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — This year marks the 15th year since Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, launched the industry’s soft brand segment with the introduction of the Ascend Hotel Collection. In the… Read the full press release

AHLA and HTNG launch annual award to recognize innovation in hospitality technology

WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association and its technology committee, HTNG, announced the inaugural AHLA Technology Acceleration Award, a new program to recognize companies that are advancing innovation in hospitality technology. The award program will be held annually, and winners of this year’s event will be announced… Read the full press release

AHLA and HSMAI announce strategic partnership to advance hospitality industry

WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas announced a new strategic partnership that will more closely align the two leading hospitality industry associations to benefit their respective members and advance the hospitality industry. The partnership will create… Read the full press release

Experience the Inner Workings of the Port of Oakland with Free Harbor Tours

Tours of Oakland Seaport back after three-year hiatus Oakland, Calif., 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland free harbor tours are back. Tours are scheduled to begin in May and run once a month, through October. The first harbor tour takes off the evening of Friday, May 19, from Jack London’s ferry dock at 10 Clay Street. Each tour… Read the full press release

Finavia and Helen team up to launch Helsinki Airport’s first high-power charging station for electric cars

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia and the energy company Helen will launch a new charging station for electric cars in front of Helsinki Airport. This is the first high-power charging station at Helsinki Airport. “The demand for electric cars has increased significantly, and it is great that, in cooperation with Helen,… Read the full press release

Iberia and UNICEF Spain celebrate 10 years of alliance for child vaccination programs

The airline supports UNICEF immunisation programs thanks to the funds raised from its customers, which exceed €1.3 million Madrid, Spain, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Coinciding with World Immunisation Week, Iberia and UNICEF Spain celebrate the strategic alliance that has brought them together for ten years to support regular vaccination programmes for vulnerable children. A decade… Read the full press release

Wizz Air invests £5 million in sustainable aviation fuel company, Firefly, to reduce CO2 emissions

First equity investment in biofuel company will allow Wizz Air to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to its UK operations from 2028 The £5m investment will support the development and certification of SAF produced from sewage sludge Partnership with Firefly has the potential to save 1.5m tonnes of CO2-eq* Budapest, Hungary, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Ascott to open 70 new properties in 2023, including lyf coliving brand

Upcoming property debuts across Ascott’s portfolio of brands will support travellers’ desires to explore and take in new, meaningful experiences Singapore, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascott Limited (Ascott), a lodging business unit wholly owned by CapitaLand Investment, announced that it expects to open 70 properties in key travel destinations across fast-growing markets… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland announces £3.5m in grants to 11 organisations through its new Partnership Fund grant scheme

National Trust for Scotland, Keep Scotland Beautiful and the Scottish Civic Trust amongst those receiving funding from Historic Environment Scotland EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced the first recipients of its new Partnership Fund grant scheme, awarding a total of £3,566,935 to 11 organisations. Designed to support… Read the full press release

Cucina showcases the highly coveted German white asparagus in new seasonal dishes for a limited time only

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Only available from April to June every year, the highly coveted white asparagus is taking the culinary limelight at Cucina. From now until 13 June, Cucina’s Chef de Cuisine Andrea Delzanno is serving a range of dishes that showcase the distinctive flavours and aromas of… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport’s Midnight Runway Run aims to be the biggest yet, with 400 runners set to take on the extended 4km course for charity

Aberdeen, UK, 2023-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — This year’s unique midnight Runway Run at Aberdeen International Airport is aiming to be the biggest yet. With a course like no other, 400 runners will be given the opportunity to take on the extended 4km course raising money for charities. Once again, CHC Helicopters and Aberdeen… Read the full press release