Ugandan Children’s Choir Delights Passengers at Manchester Airport During UK and Ireland Tour

The New Life Choir from Uganda is touring the UK and Ireland on behalf of the charity Abaana, which is raising funds to support Ugandan children in escaping poverty The group of 20 primary school children performed for passengers while they waited for a connecting flight at Manchester Airport and were treated to breakfast and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Partners with Inter Miami CF as Official Jersey Sponsor for 2024 Season

The World’s Largest Cruise Line Debuts as the Club’s Front-of-Jersey Partner in the Upcoming 2024 Campaign (IN SHORT) Royal Caribbean International has become the Official Jersey Partner of Inter Miami CF, one of the Major League Soccer (MLS) teams. Starting from the 2024 season, Royal Caribbean’s logo will feature prominently on Inter Miami’s jerseys. The partnership… Read the full press release

Hyatt Unveils Robust Growth Plans in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East for 2024 and Beyond

AluaSoul Costa Adeje and Palace de Muro, a Destination by Hyatt property, slated to open in Spain this year, further strengthen Hyatt’s rapidly growing lifestyle brand presence in region. (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced its ambitious growth strategy for 2024 and beyond in the Europe, Africa, and Middle East (EAME) region, reflecting a record… Read the full press release

Hyatt Announces Upcoming Opening of Hyatt Centric Querétaro in Historic Mexico

Hyatt Centric Querétaro will mark the second Hyatt Centric property in Mexico (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in partnership with Inmobiliaria Canels and GACO&BA, is set to introduce the Hyatt Centric lifestyle brand to Querétaro, Mexico, a city known for its rich colonial heritage and UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Slated to open in 2025,… Read the full press release

Blue Islands Considers Direct Flights Between Jersey, Luxembourg, and Guernsey Based on Business Community Feedback

(IN SHORT) Blue Islands is actively engaging with the Channel Islands business community to gauge interest and demand for direct flights between Jersey and Luxembourg, with potential connections to and from Guernsey. Following a recent trial of a direct service to the Isle of Man, the airline is currently evaluating the trial’s results and gathering… Read the full press release

DAKOSY and Fraport Establish Joint Venture ‘allivate’ for Air Cargo Digitalization

Anchoring digital infrastructure Developing and operating cargo community systems Faster market launch of new air cargo applications (IN SHORT) Software provider DAKOSY and airport operator Fraport have formed a joint venture named allivate GmbH, with each holding a 50 percent stake. The primary focus of this partnership is to enhance the digitalization of air cargo… Read the full press release

Ryanair Announces New Routes and Expansion Plans at Tirana Airport

(IN SHORT) Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary and Tirana Airport Operations Director Piervittorio Farabbi unveiled plans for Tirana International Airport’s development and the introduction of new Ryanair routes at a joint press conference. The airline is set to launch several new destinations this summer, including Bari, Birmingham, Bristol, Marseille, Vienna, and Budapest, in addition to… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus Offers Exclusive Pay Day Deals on Flights to Europe and North America

(IN SHORT) Aer Lingus has introduced a special pay day offer allowing travelers to enjoy discounts on return flights. Until midnight on January 30, 2024, passengers can avail of €20 off return flights from Ireland to destinations in the UK and Europe, with additional savings of €100 off return flights to North America and €200… Read the full press release

UN Tourism Invites Applications for 2024 Best Tourism Villages Initiative Promoting Rural Prosperity

(IN SHORT) UN Tourism, formerly known as the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has initiated the call for applications for the 2024 edition of its “Best Tourism Villages” program. This initiative aims to recognize rural destinations where tourism is harnessed as a tool for sustainable growth, cultural preservation, and economic development. Member states are encouraged to… Read the full press release

RwandAir Commits to Safety Leadership Charter by Joining IATA’s Safety Initiative

(IN SHORT) RwandAir, one of Africa’s prominent airlines, has officially joined the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Safety Leadership Charter, becoming the second African airline to do so after Ethiopian Airlines. The IATA Safety Leadership Charter focuses on strengthening organizational safety culture, aligning with IATA’s Collaborative Aviation Safety Improvement Program (CASIP) under the “Focus Africa”… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Raises £17,774 for AWARE NI in Two-Year Charity Partnership

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport has announced the successful culmination of its two-year partnership with AWARE NI, Northern Ireland’s dedicated charity for individuals dealing with depression and bipolar disorder. During this partnership, Belfast City Airport employees actively engaged in various fundraising activities, including coffee mornings, bake sales, and participating in the Belfast City Marathon, with… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport Announces Fifth Cohort of FLITE Grant Recipients Advancing Air Travel Innovation

Over $200,000 in Grant Funds Awarded to Companies Revolutionizing the Aviation Industry (IN SHORT) The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Seamless Ventures, Southwest Airlines, and the West Michigan Aviation Academy, has unveiled the fifth cohort of companies set to receive over $200,000 in total grant… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s 43rd Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off Invites Chefs to Compete

(IN SHORT) The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is calling on both professional and amateur chefs to participate in the 43rd annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off, a popular fundraiser for the City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department. The event spans two days, with amateur chefs competing on February 24, and professional chefs on… Read the full press release

Stanley Safaris Chooses IMAGINE PR as Its North American PR Representative to Showcase Authentic African Safaris

(IN SHORT) Stanley Safaris, a luxury tour operator specializing in tailor-made safaris across Southern and Eastern Africa, has appointed IMAGINE PR as its North American Public Relations Representative. Founded by Shaun Stanley, the company’s roots date back to the 1980s, and it is dedicated to providing travelers with authentic and untamed African experiences. Stanley Safaris… Read the full press release