Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas enhances its two-bedroom villas with the finest textiles from the Jim Thompson collection

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest textiles from the famed Jim Thompson collection enhances the splendid two-bedroom villas already available at Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas. Jim Thompson shared his love of Thailand by bringing hand-woven Thai silks to the world, complementing perfectly the Anantara passion for authentic luxury. A sweeping sanctuary… Read the full press release

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang recognized with Chef Hotelier of the Year award

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort is delighted to announce that Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang has won the prestigious Chef Hotelier of the Year award at The Hotelier Awards Asia 2018. The fifth annual Hotelier Awards was hosted on 23 May 2018 in Singapore to recognise outstanding professional excellence… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to open a new, ultra-luxury hotel in Houston in 2023

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been selected by McNair Interests to manage a new, ultra-luxury hotel in Houston. Set to open in 2023, the hotel will be Rosewood’s second in Texas and their ninth in the United States. Ideally located in the city’s exclusive Uptown District, the hotel… Read the full press release

flydubai launches new Home Check-in service in partnership with DUBZ and dnata

flydubai launches new product called ‘Home Check-in’ in partnership with DUBZ and dnata Service available up to six hours ahead of departure with standard prices from AED 110 Passengers can save 30% on standard prices until 30 June DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai launches its new Home Check-in service in… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in DUBZ, launches full home check-in service for passengers

Home check-in service in Dubai launched with UAE carrier flydubai and KSA carriers Saudia and flynas Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes from their home or hotel.  dnata is launching these new services through… Read the full press release

Ryanair to open a new base at London Southend from April 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (13 June) announced it will open a new base at London Southend, from April 2019, with 3 based aircraft (an investment of $300m) and 13 new routes to 8 countries, including Alicante, Barcelona Reus, Bilbao, Brest, Corfu, Cluj, Dublin, Faro, Kosice, Malaga, Milan… Read the full press release

Viking again honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine

Viking Remains Only Cruise Line to Win Both Oceans and Rivers Luxury Categories in “Awards of Excellence” Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) today (June 11, 2018) announced it has been honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” in Luxury Travel Advisor magazine’s 2018 “Awards of Excellence” for a… Read the full press release

AAAE named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has been named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live, an organization that rates the fastest-growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Washington, DC region’s legal, association and nonprofit, entrepreneur, federal tech, real estate and corporate… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel launch Summer Family Fun accommodation package including a personal ‘Toy Butler’

Make the most of the summer in London with a Family Fun Package including a personal ‘Toy Butler’, bespoke box of outdoor toys and British picnic experience London, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel are launching a limited edition Summer Family Fun accommodation package, complete with a ‘Toy Butler’. As well as… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Al Naseem to join the exclusive Virtuoso network

Virtuoso is an ultra-exclusive network of the world’s finest luxury travel advisors Dubai, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Al Naseem, the contemporary beachfront resort nestled in Madinat Jumeirah, with stunning views of Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, has been invited to join the exclusive Virtuoso network – a collection of luxury travel agencies representing… Read the full press release

Air Partner strengthens existing US network with the opening of new office in Los Angeles

Gatwick, UK, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner” or “Group”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Los Angeles (“L.A.”), in line with its strategy to grow its geographical footprint. The office, which opened on 4 June 2018, will service southern… Read the full press release

Raleigh-Durham International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines’ nonstop flights to San Diego

RDU Airport, N.C., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun and fun in San Diego is finally a nonstop flight away. Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s most sought after nonstop destination will be served by Frontier Airlines beginning on August 15. The airline announced the route during a nationwide release of new destinations throughout their network on June 5…. Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas celebrates maiden call at Subic Bay and Manila, Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, which is Asia’s largest and most revolutionary, arrived at Subic Bay for the first time today, June 8. She will also be making her maiden call at Manila tomorrow, June 9. This is the largest ever cruise ship to call… Read the full press release

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi to rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (JUNE 11, 2018) that Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi will rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, turning the iconic ‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi’ into the first Andaz branded hotel in the Middle East. The hotel is owned by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of management and franchise agreements for nine Hyatt Place hotels and three Hyatt House hotels in Canada

Twelve Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels expected to open by 2020 TORONTO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (June 6, 2018) announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for nine Hyatt Place hotel and three… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(June 5, 2018) announced executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels. The executed contracts, which represent important expansion in key markets or markets in which Hyatt brands are under-represented, are for the following hotels: Hyatt Regency Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place set to deliver best-in-class guest experience with new generation of hotels

True to its heritage as a consumer-driven brand created by guests, for guests, Hyatt Place hotels set to deliver best-in-class guest experience CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place, Hyatt’s upscale select service brand designed for business travelers, today(June 4, 2018) unveiled a new generation of hotels focused on three key areas: thoughtful… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to make Qsuite available on flights to and from Canberra via Sydney from 1 July 2018

The airline awarded ‘World’s Best Business Class’ brings its newest innovation to Australia’s capital  Qatar Airways’ robust expansion in Australia has brought greater consumer choice and increased accessibility to global markets for Australians and Australian businesses DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that its award-winning Business Class… Read the full press release

SJC welcomes new Delta Air Lines’ nonstop service between New York and Silicon Valley

No. 1 Requested Domestic Route by Business and Leisure Travelers; Five SJC Carriers Now Offer Nonstop Flights from SJC to New York-Area Airports  San José, CA, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Air Lines today (June 8, 2018) began flying nonstop between New York’s John Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Mineta San José International Airport… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised as a Gold Level CORE company by Business in the Community

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has become the first UK airport to be awarded the prestigious Gold Level CORE accreditation at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards. CORE is Business in the Community’s framework for identifying and measuring corporate responsibility activity and performance across organisations. Belfast… Read the full press release

Starfleet Research and Duetto to co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue

Chicago, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Starfleet Research, the leading provider of best practices IT market research for the hospitality industry, and Duetto, hospitality’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, will co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue results using next-generation technology. The research and insights are based on the strategies… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport trials new “Gate Delivery” service: passengers can order snacks and drinks online to be delivered directly to their departure gate

Hamburg Airport first airport in Germany with innovative delivery service / Quick and easy online ordering Hamburg, Germany, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamburg Airport is the first commercial airport in Germany to launch a test phase for the new “Gate Delivery” service: passengers can order snacks and drinks online to be delivered directly to… Read the full press release

IAG’s low cost long-haul airline brand LEVEL to begin twice weekly service from SFO to Barcelona this fall

Consolidation with Iberia service makes SFO the Bay Area Airport of Choice for nonstop flights to Spain SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — LEVEL, International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, today (June 7, 2018) announced plans to shift its nonstop Barcelona service from Oakland to SFO this fall, joining existing nonstop… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In April Allegiant announced it will begin nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina beginning June 8, 2018, and did so with a fare sale on Allegiant.com. That announcement becomes reality on Friday, June 8 as travelers will board the first flight to the popular beach… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises christens its new ship MSC Seaview

The striking ship has been designed for the Mediterranean to create a very special connection between guests and the ocean Godmother Sophia Loren will cut the ribbon on her 13th MSC Cruises ship MSC Seaview to become the third MSC Cruises ship to be launched in just 12 months Genoa, Italy , 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises expands its fleet with the delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview is the third next-generation MSC Cruises ship to come into service in just 12 months, in her inaugural year she will strengthen the Company’s position in two key markets Monfalcone, Italy, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (4 June 2018) at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises officially took delivery of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reveals some of the key environment-friendly features on MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview to receive RINA’s GREEN STAR 3, the latest and most comprehensive of such notations, as she features some of the most modern and advanced environment-friendly maritime technology at sea Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With just a few days to go until MSC Seaview comes into service, excitement is reaching an all-time… Read the full press release

The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing earns 4-star grading from VisitScotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A Fife hotel, which is helping to revitalise North Queensferry, is celebrating after earning a 4-star grading from VisitScotland. The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing achieved the award on the first time of asking following its relaunch as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in August… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: A steam train special from the Fife Coast to the Scottish Borders returns this summer

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A STEAM train experience that features Scotland’s latest World Heritage Site and newest railway line returns to the timetable again this summer. Passengers on the Scottish Railway Preservation Society’s Railtours steam special will have the opportunity to take in views of the new Queensferry Crossing as they… Read the full press release

New Portal AR app invites the world to step into Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A ground breaking new app that invites the world to step into Scotland has been created in close collaboration with Google as part of the Scotland Is Now global campaign. The innovative technology was led by VisitScotland, in partnership with Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Universities Scotland…. Read the full press release