Aigle Azur extends partnership with Amadeus

MADRID, Spain, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In the ever competitive airline industry, we are always looking to ensure the technology we use is cutting-edge. This is especially important for us, as we are the second largest French carrier in terms of passengers boarded. This is why Amadeus has long been our partner. We’re… Read the full press release

Amadeus announces new content distribution agreement with SereneAir

MADRID, Spain, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As Pakistan’s premium airline, SereneAir is on a mission to rejuvenate the domestic flying experience. With our advanced technology, expansive destinations, eclectic cuisine, and top notch service, SereneAir aims to provide an aviation experience like never before. A large part of fulfilling this aim will be a… Read the full press release

John Edman reappointed as the Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism

ST. PAUL, Minn., 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced that John Edman will continue to serve as the Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism. Mr. Edman has served as the Director since his initial appointment in 2004. “Minnesota is making a name for itself as a place… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum re-opens for the 2019 holiday season on 1 April, with added luxuries on offer

To celebrate this season’s opening, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is offering A Flavours of Bodrum room package. Hong Kong,China, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Aegean Riviera’s most beautiful resort, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, re-opens for the 2019 holiday season on 1 April, with added luxuries on offer. Located on the shores of idyllic Paradise Bay, the five-star retreat… Read the full press release

Qantas adds more flights and larger aircraft along with a special ‘Back Your Team’ sale to mark the start of the 2019 footy season

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark the start of the 2019 footy season, Qantas has added more flights and larger aircraft along with a special ‘Back Your Team’ sale for footy fans to get to Melbourne over Grand Final weekend in September. The national carrier has today (25TH MARCH 2019) added six… Read the full press release

Qantas celebrates first anniversary of Perth to London service

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boosting tourism, breaking speed records and supporting more than $100 million in visitor spending in WA are some of the results from 12 months of the history-making Perth to London flight. Visiting Western Australia to mark the first anniversary of the service – which remains the only direct… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines and OMV ReOil partner to recycle disposable cups into synthetic crude

Since January 2019 OMV has been processing Austrian Airlines plastic cups in the OMV ReOil® pilot plant  OMV produces new fuels and plastics from used plastic cups  The idea of recycling the cups is an initiative of the Austrian Airlines “Fly greener” team  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The OMV ReOil® pilot plant… Read the full press release

O. R. Tambo International Airport implements new rules for checking in bags of irregular shape and size

KEMPTON PARK, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — New rules for checking in bags of irregular shape and size will be applied at O. R. Tambo International Airport from today (25 March 2019). The new rules are aimed at preventing blockages and breakdowns in the baggage handling system caused by bags that do not… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines started direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Nizhny Novgorod

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, on May 20, 2019 started direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Nizhny Novgorod. Tickets are already available. Flights will be operated on Mondays and Fridays. Departure from the Tolmachevo Airport is at 22:30, arrival in Nizhny Novgorod is at 22:45 local time. The return flight departs at 23:35 and arrives in Novosibirsk at 07:20 the… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways provides enhanced safety training to flight attendants with latest VR technology developed by NEC Corporation

Airline maintains its technological leadership with latest initiative. ANA incorporates advanced technological solutions developed by NEC to continue setting the standard for in-flight service. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has begun using the latest virtual reality (VR) technology developed… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands its fleet with Airbus A380 aircraft

Ceremony held in Toulouse, France to commemorate the occasion. The latest addition to ANA’s fleet solidifies the airline’s partnership with Airbus. TOULOUSE, FRANCE, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has received the first of its three Airbus A380 aircraft. ANA and Airbus… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dandenong, Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Martyn Barnes has signed his third IHG®-branded hotel, bringing Holiday Inn & Suites to Dandenong, the so-called ‘capital’ of Melbourne’s south-east. Headlining a mixed-use development that includes two levels of office space, the 160-room, design-led Holiday Inn & Suites Dandenong will rise to 11 levels when… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of its largest property — Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District

Brand Pays Homage to Calgary’s Western History with New Calgary Downtown/Beltline District Property That Provides Travelers the Opportunity to Maintain their Life on the Road Calgary, Alberta, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. has announced the highly anticipated opening of Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District, the largest property in the brand’s global portfolio…. Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson announces one lucky winner of Genesis G80 Sport as part of its Cheers to the Holidays promotion

Stephen Kilmer of Hamilton made a qualifying purchase at Toronto Pearson on December 12, 2018 and will drive away in a new Genesis G80 TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Toronto Pearson, in cooperation with Genesis Motors Canada, is pleased to have given away a Genesis G80 Sport to one lucky winner who made a… Read the full press release

HMSHost earns top honors from The Moodies and the Adrian Awards for innovative marketing campaigns

Moodie Davitt Report and Adrian Awards honor HMSHost for innovative marketing campaigns; PRWeek recognizes HMSHost marketing & communications leader BETHESDA, MD., 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost was recognized as a leader in marketing and digital innovation after receiving top honors by The Moodies, as well as the Adrian Awards. Among the awards, HMSHost’s… Read the full press release

Emirates announces four additional flights a week; introduces First Class experience on the additional flights

Seasonal increase from 14 June 2019 until 04 August 2019 JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (25 March 2019) announced a seasonal increase to its existing daily service to Durban, with four additional flights a week, effective from 14 June to 04 August 2019. This is in response to growing demand… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru turned on one of the Maldives’ largest resort-based solar installations

Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Republic of Maldives, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru connected its first RoofSolar inverter, and in doing so turned on one of the Maldives’ largest resort-based solar installations. The ambitious project comprises 3,105 panels and spans 5,380 square metres (58,000 square feet) – the roof… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces new Hyatt Centric hotels in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee and Austin, Texas planned to open in 2020 and 2021

New Hyatt Centric hotels planned to open in 2020 and 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 22, 2019) strong U.S. growth for its Hyatt Centric brand portfolio, including development plans to build Hyatt Centric hotels in downtown Memphis, Tenn., downtown Nashville, Tenn., and downtown Austin, Texas…. Read the full press release

Executive Club members have the chance to collect 100% bonus Avios to celebrate British Airways’ 100th year celebration

Promotion applies across all routes and cabins Members who book and complete six qualifying flights also receive a bonus 2,019 Avios LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In its centenary year, British Airways is running a promotion giving its Executive Club Members the chance to collect 100 per cent more (double) Avios when they… Read the full press release

British Airways to donate all money collected through its Flying Start charity to support those affected by the cyclone in Mozambique

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will, from Monday 25 March, give all money collected through its Flying Start charity to support those affected by the devastating cyclone in Mozambique. For the next two weeks, all onboard envelope collections will go the Disasters Emergency Committee’s (DEC) relief efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and… Read the full press release

SIA’s World Gourmet Forum 2019: “A Taste of the Future”

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) acclaimed International Culinary Panel (ICP) will be embarking on a new approach in the year ahead with seasonal menus that are prepared in a lighter cuisine style. The initiative, which was one of many announced at SIA’s World Gourmet Forum today, is the latest addition to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines embarks on several enhancements to its in-flight offerings

SIA will be the first airline to offer worldwide pre-ordering of meals for Premium Economy Class Parents of young flyers will be able to pre-order meals from three different cuisine types as part of the enhanced Child Meal programme  Menu choices for Indian Vegetarian and Muslim meals will be enhanced and rotated more frequently for… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces enhanced focus on environmentally responsible practices on board

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines is contributing more to greener skies by further reducing food wastage on board, cutting back on the use of plastics for in-flight items and increasing the use of sustainable ingredients in in-flight meals. “We are proud to have embarked on a new era of greater sustainability, with… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines and Moscow Domodedovo Airport unveil a pop-up retro-car show

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, together with the Moscow Domodedovo Airport, are offering travelers a chance to take a fresh look at the terminal space and are inviting them to a pop-up retro-car show. It is available in the new atrium of the domestic airlines, where, thanks to the original architectural design of the facade, natural light prevails, creating ideal… Read the full press release

Action for Children and Perthshire Women’s Aid announced as the Official Charity Partners of The 2019 Solheim Cup

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Two charities have been unveiled as the Official Charity Partners of The 2019 Solheim Cup following a comprehensive process to identify organisations to benefit from Scotland’s staging of the world’s biggest women’s golf event. Action for Children and Perthshire Women’s Aid will benefit from in excess of… Read the full press release

Allegiant Travel Company celebrates the official groundbreaking of Sunseeker Resorts Charlotte Harbor

PUNTA GORDA, Fla., 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 20, 2019), dozens of Florida business leaders, dignitaries and Allegiant Travel Company representatives celebrated the official groundbreaking of Sunseeker Resorts Charlotte Harbor, a first-of-its-kind destination resort that is expected to transform hospitality, dining and tourism in the area (B-roll and photos from the event). The ceremony marked a key milestone… Read the full press release

Chicago City presents the summer season of Chicago City Markets

The market season kicks off on Thursday, May 9, at Daley Plaza featuring the unveiling of the winning design of the COUNTRY Financial® Reusable Bag Contest Chicago, IL, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to present the summer season of Chicago City Markets. Chicago City Markets… Read the full press release

TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This Tuesday, TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States. For the first time, Uncle Sam saw the landing – with passengers – of the world’s latest aviation darling in one of its airports. Named ‘Nuno Gonçalves’ and with the registration plate… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes new Austrian airline Laudamotion service to Vienna, starting in Winter 2019

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian airline Laudamotion is to become the latest airline to operate from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, having today (20th March 2019) announced plans to commence a twice-weekly service from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to Vienna, starting in Winter 2019. Flights will commence on 28th October 2019 operating at… Read the full press release

Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living unveils the ‘Easter Family Break’ package

London, UK, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Located on the edge of Hyde Park, Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living has just unveiled the ‘Easter Family Break’ package so families can have an Easter to remember in one of the capital’s most desirable locations. Throughout April, Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living will provide Easter amenities and beautiful Easter… Read the full press release