Oakland International Airport announces new JetSuiteX jet service between Bay Area and Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport

Oakland, CA, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and JetSuiteX announce today (October 12, 2017) commencement of new daily jet service between the heart of the Bay Area and Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport starting in mid-November. JetSuiteX will offer a private air travel experience to Bay Area travelers heading to or from the… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation strengthens its presence in Mexico by expanding partnership with Aerolineas Ejecutivas

Textron Aviation strengthens its presence in Mexico by expanding partnership with Aerolineas Ejecutivas   LAS VEGAS, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is strengthening its presence in Mexico by expanding channel partner Aerolineas Ejecutivas’ role to include new aircraft sales and service for its full jet and turboprop… Read the full press release

Bombardier delivers final train for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets

Bombardier delivers final train for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets   Fleet of 14 four-car INNOVIA Metro 300 trains ordered in 2012 are already increasing transport and capacity ridership in the Malaysian capital The final train, for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets, was handed over on October 11 Berlin, Canada,… Read the full press release

Bombardier to host 21st edition of Safety Standdown USA, October 31- November 2, 2017 in Wichita, Kansas

Bombardier demonstrates industry leadership through Safety Standdown program A pillar in the aviation community, Safety Standdown promotes safety culture, continuing education and professionalism in aviation Premier aviation safety seminar open to all aircraft operators free of charge      More than 10 new workshops to cover a range of topics linked to theme of ‘Intentionally Safe’… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide® appoints Justin Pateman as CFO and Wen De Tam as head of investment and asset management

LOS ANGELES, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in furnished and serviced apartments, is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Pateman as chief financial officer and Wen De Tam as head of investment and asset management. Bringing along their strong expertise to the executive team of the company, Pateman… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group shares highlights from its 2017 Responsible Business Action Month activities around the world

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group shares highlights from its 2017 Responsible Business Action Month activities around the world   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today (16 Oct 2017) shared the highlights from its 2017 Responsible Business Action Month activities around… Read the full press release

Homewood Suites by Hilton opens its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose North

Homewood Suites by Hilton opens its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose North   SAN JOSE NORTH, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today (October 16, 2017) its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose North.  Designed for guests… Read the full press release

Stagecoach has 12 finalists at the 2017 UK Bus Awards

Transport group has 12 finalists at national awards Three Stagecoach employees in the running for top awards Finalists in categories covering bus and the community, unsung heroes and young manager of the year Perth, Scotland, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach is in the running for a host of top honours at… Read the full press release

NBAA honors Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger for speaking out against the controversial concept of air traffic control privatization

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) this week presented hero-pilot Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger with the association’s American Spirit Award, for speaking out in opposition to the highly controversial concept of air traffic control (ATC) privatization. “We know that when an American hero and aviation expert with… Read the full press release

Duetto to implement its cloud solutions to the 11 H.n.h hotels currently operating in Italy

Venice, Italy, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has partnered with H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.A., one of the most important independent players in the Italian hospitality industry, to implement the firm’s cloud solutions to the 11 H.n.h hotels currently operating in Italy.  Duetto will also boost… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces Wilson James as its preferred supplier of Special Assistance Services

New preferred provider will deliver high quality service for passengers through investment in people, training and equipment Decision made by Gatwick and partners including Airline Operators Committee and public experts on the airport’s Passenger Advisory Group Staff from existing supplier expected to transfer to the new provider Gatwick and its airlines have defined new improved… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces plans to launch new service to Hawaii in 2018

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Oct 11, 2017) shared plans to begin selling tickets in 2018 for service to Hawaii and also announced its intention to launch an application process for Federal Aviation Administration authorization for Extended Operations (ETOPS). Service details are to be announced at a later date. “A… Read the full press release

Qantas and Emirates announce additional network changes under their joint partnership

Airlines apply to regulators to extend partnership until 2023 Submission includes adjustments to trans-Tasman services Co-ordinated route changes improve connectivity and schedule choice across combined network SYDNEY, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Emirates today (11TH OCTOBER 2017 ) announce additional network changes under the joint partnership which provide customers with greater year… Read the full press release

Qantas to power Los Angeles based aircraft with biofuel from 2020

SYDNEY, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today announced its Los Angeles based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020, reducing the airline’s carbon emissions on its services operating between the US and Australia. Over the next ten years, the airline will purchase eight million gallons (30 million litres) of renewable jet… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel South Boston

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, along with developer City Point Capital, announced the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel South Boston. Located at 6 West Broadway, the 159-room property is expected to open in 2019. The Cambria Hotel South Boston is conveniently located right outside… Read the full press release

Bost Interior Design recognized for its work at the Steigenberger Hotel Bad Homburg

Bost Interior Design recognized for its work at the Steigenberger Hotel Bad Homburg   Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The architectural firm Bost Interior Design GmbH & Co. KG formally received a 2017 Iconic Award during last week’s Expo Real Trade Fair in Munich. The prize was awarded in the… Read the full press release

IHG to develop a new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai Business Bay

Strengthens presence in the Business Bay Area with four upcoming hotels across three other brands Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Kingston Holdings International Limited to develop a new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the InterContinental® Los Angeles Downtown hotel

IHG announces the opening of the InterContinental® Los Angeles Downtown hotel   Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, proudly announces the opening of the InterContinental® Los Angeles Downtown hotel. As the tallest building west of Chicago, the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel forever elevates the… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017

British Airways welcomes more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017   London, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is welcoming more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017. Students will get to experience the airline’s world class facilities and speak to colleagues at its engineering bases… Read the full press release

British Airways announces double Avios offer on all flights across its network

British Airways announces double Avios offer on all flights across its network   London, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members can earn double the number of Avios than usual when buying flights across the airline’s network between October 11 and December 31, 2017 for travel within the same period. The… Read the full press release

PATA announces AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes as speaker at its Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, September 13

PATA announces AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes as speaker at its Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, September 13   BANGKOK, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes is set to speak at the forthcoming PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). Organised by the Association’s… Read the full press release

Get to know Virginia’s distilled spirits this September

Get to know Virginia’s distilled spirits this September   RICHMOND, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Terry McAuliffe declared that September is Virginia Spirits Month. This year marks the second annual celebration with new and exciting promotions intended to educate consumers and travelers about Virginia distilled spirits. “Virginia is the Birthplace of American Spirits… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and vegan chef and healthy living educator Leslie Durso to create new plant-based offerings

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and vegan chef and healthy living educator Leslie Durso to create new plant-based offerings   Punta Mita, México, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star luxury resort tucked into the lush landscape of the Riviera Nayarit, announces a culinary partnership with celebrated vegan chef and… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif., expected to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with S3D Partner to develop its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif. The six-story, 90-room property will be located at 201 South Glenoaks Boulevard in downtown Burbank, near some of the world’s most recognized film and television studios. The… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes new Southwest Airlines’ nonstop flights to Orlando and New York/Newark in spring 2018

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the announcement by Southwest Airlines that it will add two new long-haul destinations at the East Bay airport. The announcement brings Southwest’s operation in Oakland to a total of 31 nonstop destinations throughout the US and Mexico. Beginning April 8, 2018, Southwest Airlines will add:… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport 110km Charity Cycle, Saturday, September 9th

Ireland, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport staff and friends are taking to the road on Saturday, September 9th next in the hope of raising a healthy four figure sum or more for local charities. The fourth and now annual Shannon Airport 110km Charity Cycle will see over 150 cyclists take on a route… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches 5 new routes from its Kyiv base

SECOND BASED AIRCRAFT JOINS FLEET, 5 NEW ROUTES LAUNCHED,  MORE LOCAL JOBS CREATED BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s leading low-cost carrier, launched 5 new routes past weekend from Kyiv to Poland, Germany and Denmark, together with celebrating the deployment of the second Airbus… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces remarkable achievement over the past five years of operations in Israel

NUMBER OF ROUTES DOUBLES, YEARLY CAPACITY GROWS BY 82% BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern shared today (27. AUGUST, 2017) remarkable results achieved over the past five years of operations in the Israeli market. Its low fare network across the country has been… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates the first anniversary of its Sibiu, Romania base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s leading airline, celebrates this August the first anniversary of its Sibiu base, together with a remarkable milestone of carrying more than a quarter million passengers to and from Sibiu in the past 12 months. Wizz Air… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the departure of Steigenberger Hotels AG CEO Puneet Chhatwal

Deutsche Hospitality announces the departure of Steigenberger Hotels AG CEO Puneet Chhatwal   Main, Germany, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Puneet Chhatwal (53), CEO Steigenberger Hotels AG – Deutsche Hospitality group –, leaves the company at the end of the year. After almost 30 years in Europe, therof the last five with Steigenberger Hotels… Read the full press release