Newcastle Airport Partners with SITA to Lead Digital Transformation in Australian Regional Airports

Newcastle Airport deploys SITA’s cloud-based Flex solution to reduce IT costs, boost efficiency, and improve the passenger experience Newcastle, Australia, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA is helping Australia’s Newcastle Airport (NTL) to reduce IT costs and rapidly scale up its passenger processing capability, positioning NTL as a leading airport hub in Australia. Using… Read the full press release

SITA Enhances Flight Monitoring for Costa Cruises’ Fly & Cruise Packages

Costa Cruises gains comprehensive visibility on the status of Fly & Cruise journeys, benefiting both guests and crew members Genoa, Italy, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the travel industry, is helping Costa Cruises, the Italian cruise company, mitigate costly trip disruptions. With accurate real-time flight updates via a… Read the full press release

Hyatt Launches Wellbeing Collective at 30+ Global Properties, Catering to Travelers’ Health and Wellness Needs

A curated collection of 30+ hotels will offer dedicated wellbeing programming to fit the unique needs of guests and customers for meetings & events CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced its Wellbeing Collective, a collection of Hyatt properties around the globe that offer tailored wellbeing experiences to meet… Read the full press release

Fraport’s Frankfurt Airport Implements Bidirectional Charging for Electric Vehicles, Supported by German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

Fraport turning electric vehicles into mobile power storage units – Project supported by the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport operator Fraport is gradually converting its fleet of vehicles to electric drives. Parallel to this, the charging infrastructure at Germany’s largest air… Read the full press release

Fraport USA Secures Center Management Concessions at Washington Dulles and Reagan National Airports

Fraport’s U.S. subsidiary selected during tender process – Contract scheduled to run from January 2024 until March 2034 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG, has prevailed in the bidding for the center management concessions at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan… Read the full press release and Jet2holidays Introduce Exclusive Flights and Holidays to Morocco from Bristol Airport

London, UK, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — and Jet2holidays have announced the launch of scheduled flights and holidays from Bristol Airport to Morocco for the first time. As a result of today’s announcement, the UK’s largest tour operator and third largest airline will operate year-round to the sunshine destination of Agadir, located on Morocco’s… Read the full press release

Ryanair Expands Winter 23/24 Schedule at Bristol with New Routes and Jobs

London, UK, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, announced its Winter 23/24 schedule for Bristol with 25 routes, including 2 new Porto and Venice routes, making for perfect winter sun and weekend city breaks. Ryanair will also operate even more frequencies on another 10 routes to popular winter sun destinations, such… Read the full press release

UNWTO General Assembly Convenes in Samarkand, Uzbekistan to Chart Future Course for Global Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization has met for the 25th time in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. As its own data indicates that global tourism is on track to reach up to 95% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of this year, the Assembly brought sector leaders… Read the full press release

UNWTO Executive Council Approves Vision and Workplan for Transforming Tourism Sector

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization has analysed and approved its vision to transform the sector. Meeting for its 119th session, Members were also presented with the Organization’s Programme of Work for the past months, with a focus on core priorities as well as a… Read the full press release

UNWTO Global Investment Forum 2023: Charting the Path for Sustainable Tourism Investment

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The “where, why, how and how much?” of tourism investments were the focus of high-level dialogues within the framework of the UNWTO General Assembly in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. With UNWTO data analyses making clear the vital need for both increasing levels of traditional and non-traditional investments in the… Read the full press release

UNWTO Unveils Best Tourism Villages 2023 Recognizing Rural Excellence

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced its list of Best Tourism Villages 2023. The accolate recogonizes villages that are leading in nurturing rural areas and preserving landscapes, cultural diversity, local values, and culinary traditions. In this third edition 54 villages from all regions were selected from… Read the full press release

British Airways Rolls Out New Avios Collection Model for Flights Booked Today

Members will receive up to nine Avios per £1 spent on flights, as well as collecting on additional purchases such as pre-paid seat selection and upgrades This investment in the airline’s frequent flyer programme forecasts that 20 per cent more Avios will be issued to the airline’s customer base when compared to the current model… Read the full press release

British Airways Resumes Daily Flights to Abu Dhabi in 2024

London, UK, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will launch daily flights to Abu Dhabi next year, following a four-year hiatus. Available to book , the route will begin operating on 20 April 2024, serving the UAE’s capital on a year-round basis from London Heathrow. Famous for its towering architecture, rich culture, desert… Read the full press release

Sevens Stadium in Dubai to Host Sports Tournaments and Family-Friendly Trib Fest in October

Head down to the stadium for a family-friendly day out with world-class sport, live music and entertainment Dubai, UAE, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sevens Stadium is gearing up for a busy October, hosting family-friendly festivals and world-class sports. In the lead up to the Emirates Dubai 7s, the Sevens Stadium will host… Read the full press release

Emirates and Neste Expand Partnership for Supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

SAF will be used to power flights from Amsterdam Schiphol and Singapore Changi airports DUBAI, UAE, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Neste have expanded their partnership by solidifying their collaboration for the supply of over 3 million gallons of blended Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel in 2024 and 2025. The sustainable aviation fuel (SAF),… Read the full press release