North Yorkshire County Council takes six accessible minibuses from Enterprise Flex-E-Rent

North Yorkshire County Council takes six accessible minibuses from Enterprise Flex-E-Rent LONDON, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — North Yorkshire County Council revealed today (Mar. 14, 2018) that it is taking six bespoke accessible minibuses from commercial vehicle specialist Enterprise Flex-E-Rent. It is the first time the Council has worked with a rental and leasing provider for… Read the full press release

Delta Hotels by Marriott partners with Soapbox to provide premium bath products to guests while donating soap to communities in need worldwide

ETHESDA, Maryland, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Hotels by Marriott announced today (03/14/2018) a new amenity partnership with Soapbox, providing premium bath products to guests worldwide while donating soap to communities in need worldwide. The naturally-derived Soapbox products featured in the guestroom amenity kits including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, liquid hand soap and… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG extends Carsten Spohr’s contract as CEO for five more years

Deutsche Lufthansa AG extends Carsten Spohr’s contract as CEO for five more years COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has appointed Carsten Spohr as CEO for five more years. The contract of Spohr, who has been a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG… Read the full press release

Oman Air expands its fleet with a second Boeing 737 Max

Oman Air expands its fleet with a second Boeing 737 Max MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has taken delivery of the second of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order on Sunday 11 March. The aircraft will allow the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman to continue… Read the full press release

Bring an avocado and get the same discount offered by the millennial railcard when buying Virgin Trains ticket

Bring an avocado when buying your Virgin Trains ticket and passengers aged 26 to 30 can get the same discount as offered by the millennial railcard – a third off most fares The #Avocard is valid on all Virgin Trains West Coast journeys from today until midnight on 20th March Offer valid on tickets purchased at… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes 11 new destinations and 2 new airlines into its summer schedule

Brussels Airport welcomes 11 new destinations and 2 new airlines into its summer schedule BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Where most of us will be advancing our clocks by an hour on 25 March, Brussels Airport will not only be adjusting the clocks, it will also switch to its new summer schedule. This… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts opens the largest hotel in Austin

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts opens the largest hotel in Austin Toronto, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce that Fairmont Austin, a towering icon bringing exclusive luxury to Austin, Texas, opened its doors on March 5, 2018. The highly anticipated hotel boasts 1,048 richly appointed guestrooms, five restaurants… Read the full press release

PayPal joins Pacific Asia Travel Association

PayPal joins Pacific Asia Travel Association BANGKOK, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome global technology platform and digital payments company PayPal Holdings, Inc. as its newest industry member. “As we are moving towards an exponential future at an unprecedented speed, it is important that travel and tourism stakeholders are… Read the full press release

Aeroflot to resume regular flights from Moscow to Cairo from 11 April 2018

Moscow, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — From 11 April 2018 Aeroflot will resume regular flights from Moscow to Cairo. Flights will operate three times per week on Airbus A320 aircraft to and from Sheremetyevo Terminal F. Ticket sales will launch on 13 March 2018. Flights between Moscow and Cairo will operate on the following… Read the full press release

New Zealand designed and built autonomous vehicle ohmio LIFT™ in a new phase of the trials at Christchurch Airport

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand’s first on-road testing of fully autonomous vehicles will change up a gear later this year with the inclusion of the first locally designed and built vehicle. The ohmio LIFT™ will hit the road in a new phase of the trials on private roads at Christchurch… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport welcomes testing of world’s first self-piloted and electric air taxi

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — South Island testing of autonomous air travel is being welcomed by Christchurch Airport. California-based company Kitty Hawk, operating as Zephyr Airworks in New Zealand, has revealed it’s testing the world’s first self-piloted and electric air taxi. The airport company has been in discussions with the American company… Read the full press release

TUI Group appoints Birgit Conix as new CFO

TUI Group appoints Birgit Conix as new CFO TUI Group Supervisory Board to appoint Belgian as CFO International top manager with experience across multiple sectors Horst Baier to leave the Group in excellent shape after 22 years Hanover, Germany, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Belgian Birgit Conix (52) will succeed TUI Group’s CFO… Read the full press release

Vistara launches a first-of-its kind comic book to educate young travellers to the nuances of air travel

New Delhi, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, released ‘Airborne’ – a first-of-its kind comic book designed to educate and sensitize its ‘Young Stars’ or young travellers to the nuances of air travel. In a fun and interactive way, Vistara’s ‘Airborne’ explains how things work from the moment one books a… Read the full press release

Vistara wins ‘Most Passenger Friendly Airline’ award at Wings India 2018

New Delhi, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has been awarded ‘Most Passenger Friendly Airline’ at Wings India 2018, jointly organised by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, Airports Authority of India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), on the opening day of… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels welcomes Brent Bouldin as VP of marketing and customer acquisition

Choice Hotels welcomes Brent Bouldin as VP of marketing and customer acquisition ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced Brent Bouldin has joined the company as vice president of marketing and customer acquisition. In this role, Bouldin will lead Choice’s overall… Read the full press release

Visit Wales: Elvis Costello, Angélique Kidjo, Gwenno and Susanne Sundfør among the latest performers announced for Cardiff’s Festival of Voice 2018

Wales, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding further glitter to an already stellar line up, Elvis Costello, Angélique Kidjo, Gwenno and Susanne Sundfør are among the latest performers announced for Cardiff’s magical music and arts festival. Taking place at various venues throughout the capital between 7–17 June 2018, the biennial Festival of Voice is a citywide celebration… Read the full press release

The Port of Oakland releases new 5-year strategic plan that pairs business expansion with community benefits

The Port of Oakland releases new 5-year strategic plan that pairs business expansion with community benefits Oakland, Calif., 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland released a new 5-year strategic plan today (March 12, 2018) that pairs business expansion with community benefits. Called “Growth with Care,” the plan envisions more jobs and… Read the full press release

dnata partners with IBS Software to implement iCargo terminal operation suite across all its stations

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has entered into a contract with leading IT solutions provider to the global aviation industry, IBS Software, to implement the iCargo terminal operation suite across all its stations. The end-to-end solution will help manage dnata’s air cargo movement… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes Thomas Cook’s holiday offerings for summer 2019

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Cook has launched eight destinations for package customers looking to travel from Liverpool John Lennon Airport next summer. This will be the first time in over ten years the company has offered holidays from Liverpool. Holidays to the popular hotspots of Lanzarote, Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air starts its biggest operational ramp-up across its network

Wizz Air starts its biggest operational ramp-up across its network BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low cost carrier in CEE, today starts the biggest operational ramp-up across its network in Wizz Air’s history. In the upcoming 17 weeks a total of… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Novosibirsk to Neryungri 1 June 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches direct scheduled flights from Novosibirsk to Neryungri starting 1 June 2018. Tickets are available now. Flights of S7 Airlines from Novosibirsk to Neryungri will be carried out daily on Fridays. Flights will depart from Tolmachevo Airport at 02:30 and arrive at Neryungri Airport at 08:10 local time. Return flights will depart… Read the full press release

Silversea’s Silver Spirit undergoes lengthening process to create more space and enhance facilities

Silversea’s Silver Spirit undergoes lengthening process to create more space and enhance facilities Fincantieri Shipyard, Palermo, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A great spectacle of naval engineering, Silversea’s Silver Spirit has been cut in two at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo as part of her planned lengthening. A prebuilt 15-metre (49-feet) segment has been inserted and the ship… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Tallahassee Capitol-University

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for its commitment to providing thoughtful service, today (March 12, 2018) announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Tallahassee Capitol-University. This 124-room hotel offers travelers the confidence of a seamless stay… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines finalizes order for 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners with options for five more airplanes

Turkish Airlines finalizes order for 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners with options for five more airplanes Turkey’s flag carrier chooses the 787-9 to expand fleet, improve passenger experience Firm order puts Dreamliner program above 1,300 orders SEATTLE, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Turkish Airlines announced they have finalized a firm order for 25… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority to host exhibits to commemorate historical event following death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading up to the 50th anniversary of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s iconic speech following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Indianapolis Airport Authority will host two exhibits at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in memoriam of these history-shaping events. The exhibitions are part of a larger commemoration… Read the full press release

London Gatwick launches a nationwide competition for secondary schools

Gatwick invites schools nationwide to submit their best energy saving ideas Students have opportunity to achieve a CREST Bronze Award in conjunction with competition Winning team to receive behind the scenes tour of the airport  LONDON, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick is launching a nationwide competition for secondary schools via its ‘Learn… Read the full press release

SAS: flights booked using EuroBonus points can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business

SAS customers can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business, including on flights booked using EuroBonus points. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For some time now, SAS has offered its customers the opportunity to bid on an upgrade to Plus or Business. Now, SAS customers who have booked… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon launches 2018 spring campaign

Travel Oregon launches 2018 spring campaign Salem, OR, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In a shift away from the grand, scenic imagery commonly used in tourism marketing, Travel Oregon’s 2018 spring campaign breaks the mold, using delightful, technicolor animation to evoke what photography sometimes cannot – the magical feeling of being in Oregon. The… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new route to Northern Ireland

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new route to Northern Ireland LONDON, UK, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlisle Lake District Airport (CLDA) has unveiled Loganair, Scotland’s Airline, as its airline partner with flights to George Best Belfast City Airport, Dublin Airport and London Southend Airport. The six times weekly service to Belfast City Airport, which… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services’ extends cargo handling contract with Qatar Airways Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Worldwide Flight Services’ extends cargo handling contract with Qatar Airways Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling contract with Qatar Airways Cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport has been extended. PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to managing an existing cargo handling contract, WFS is… Read the full press release