Hilton Breakfast Alliance” research reveals nearly half of Americans feel disconnected to those around them at breakfast

New research reveals nearly half of Americans feel disconnected to those around them at breakfast, but almost all believe sharing the meal would yield positive effects MCLEAN, Va., 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — It is frequently called the most important meal of the day, but a new nationwide survey by the “Hilton Breakfast Alliance” –… Read the full press release

Hilton opens its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Rapid City Rushmore and Tru by Hilton Rapid City Rushmore

The unique hotel experience is situated at the western entrance to Rushmore Crossing RAPID CITY, S.D., 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (May 21, 2019) announced the opening of its newest hotel, the dual-branded Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Rapid City Rushmore and Tru by Hilton Rapid City Rushmore, bringing a total of 219 new… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises introduces an extensive array of innovative plant-based cuisine on menus across its fleet

MIAMI, FL, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the world’s leading luxury ocean cruise line, today (May 20, 2019) announced the debut of an extensive array of innovative plant-based cuisine on menus across its fleet. Beginning October 1, 2019, more than 200 gourmet plant-based selections will be offered at breakfast, lunch and dinner… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation announces latest step in its efforts to expand and improve its global FBO network

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The recent groundbreaking at Jet Aviation’s FBO in West Palm Beach, Florida, for new hangar and office space is just the latest step in the company’s efforts to expand and improve its global FBO network, now at 35 locations. The company is investing heavily to ensure its facilities are… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation successfully implemented and delivered its first Ka Band installations in Basel

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation’s maintenance and refurbishment teams in Basel recently delivered three extensive refurbishments on a Boeing 747 and two Gulfstream GIVs, all of which included Ka Band installations. In addition, the company successfully implemented and delivered its first Ka Band installations on Gulfstream G550 and G650 aircraft. To maximize… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation to relocate to a new and larger facility area at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation announces today (May 23, 2019) that it will relocate to a new and larger 600 square-meter facility area within the shared FBO terminal at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport.  The airport is currently undergoing a massive overhaul to accommodate more traffic. Jet Aviation expects its new refurbished FBO… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation to implement Jeppesen Operator software across its U.S. operations

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation signed an agreement to implement Jeppesen Operator software across its U.S. operations. The advanced technology platform offers comprehensive international trip support and flight planning services and data intelligence through a centralized web portal, eliminating the need to out-source these services. Roll out will commence immediately. “In response… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation signed a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement with Wijet

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation signed a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement with Wijet, a Paris-based business aviation operator, to provide handling services through its network of FBOs in Europe. Formerly based in the UK, Wijet moved its operations to continental Europe in 2018. It is the exclusive partner of… Read the full press release

Viggo implements SITA’s latest Airport Management System at Eindhoven Airport

With flights arriving and departing every few minutes, a real-time overview of resources is vital. Dublin, Ireland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Viggo, the sole ground handler at Eindhoven Airport, has implemented SITA’s latest Airport Management System to manage one of Europe’s fastest-growing regional airports, ensuring timely aircraft turnaround times and a more efficient passenger journey. With… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport organised a specialist international conference on “Humanitarian Logistics”

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Leipzig/Halle Airport, working with the Volga-Dnepr Group and the Akkon University of Human Sciences, organised a specialist international conference on topics related to “Humanitarian Logistics” on 21 May this year. About 60 representatives from research institutes, government and non-government organisations, logistics companies, airports as well as airlines attended… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes WestJet’s winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule

Dreamliner flights to Maui available now CALGARY, CANADA, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (May 21, 2019) revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between Calgary and Maui and will operate an additional day to London (Gatwick) this winter. As part of the schedule release, WestJet also announced… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority launches Festival’s Films on the Go as part of the YYT Entertainment Series

Airport Authority partners with St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — St. John’s International Airport Authority announced today (May 21, 2019) it is partnering with St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival to launch the Festival’s Films on the Go, as part of the YYT Entertainment Series. Over the… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport wins a gold award at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards

Manchester, UK, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport has scooped a prestigious international award in recognition for its efforts to welcome Chinese passengers through the Northern gateway. The UK’s third largest airport won a gold award for its overall performance at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards, organised by the China Outbound Tourism Research… Read the full press release

Oasis of the Seas marks its 10-year anniversary with a $165 million modernization

$165 Million Modernization to Raise the Bar for Family Vacations in November 2019 MIAMI, FL, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The ship that revolutionized the cruise industry, Oasis of the Seas, marks its 10-year anniversary with a larger-than-ever, $165 million amplification. The first to introduce the unique seven-neighborhood concept and one-of-a-kind AquaTheater entertainment venue, Royal Caribbean International’s original… Read the full press release

Blue Islands launches year-round daily flights to London Southend from Guernsey

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20.05.19 ) saw the first of three new Blue Islands operated services take to the skies as the Channel Islands based airline launched its year-round daily flights to London Southend from Guernsey. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “As a local business, Blue Islands recognises… Read the full press release

Blue Islands inaugurates twice-weekly Liverpool service from Guernsey

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands today (21.05.19 ) launched its inaugural Liverpool flight from Guernsey as the airline establishes a new twice-weekly connection from the Island to the UK’s North West. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “Three exciting new routes from Guernsey this year, including our Liverpool service… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Culinary talents to represent the state at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 30-June 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Culinary talent from across Arkansas will represent the state at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 30-June 2, one of the premiere food and wine events in the U.S. Held each summer, the festival draws media attendees and enthusiasts from across the globe to sip and… Read the full press release

Air France celebrates World Africa Day with special fares and events

Paris, France, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France has been connecting the African continent with Europe for more than 85 years. As part of World Africa Day on May 25, Air France is putting its African customers in the spotlight from May 23 to 25: Special fares To celebrate the occasion, from May 23… Read the full press release

SAS and Airbus sign MoU for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and Airbus have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. This is a unique cooperation to establish the requirements for the next generation of sustainable aircraft. The project aims to gain an understanding of the introduction of hybrid-electric… Read the full press release

PATA hosted Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ in Sabah, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With the continued success of the PATA Human Capacity Building Programme, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to have organised another Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ at the Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. The event, hosted by the… Read the full press release

The Beijing Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau presented at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Beijing Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau actively participated at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines from May 9-12. The event included a one-day conference, the UNWTO/PATA Leaders Debate, Executive Board and Board Meetings, Committee Meetings and the 68th Annual General Meeting. The organisation also hosted a dinner for all delegates… Read the full press release

Accor and meetago® announce strategic international partnership

ACCOR AND MEETAGO ARE STARTING UP A JOINT CONNECTIVITY SOLUTION, WHICH WILL BE OFFERED TO MORE THAN 1,600 MEETING HOTELS WORLDWIDE. Paris, France, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In the context of IMEX, Accor and meetago® agreed on a strategic international partnership for its core meeting and events business today. This deeper level of… Read the full press release

Department of Tourism, Philippines hosted the highly successful PATA Youth Symposium

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at the Radisson Blu Cebu in Cebu, Philippines. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee under the theme ‘Progress with a… Read the full press release

PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines attracted 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations attending the four-day event. Delegates also included local and international students, as well as student chapter representatives, from 21 educational… Read the full press release

Swissport appointed as the new operator of Finnair Cargo’s COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair Cargo has appointed Swissport as the new operator of its COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport, one of the most modern air cargo hubs in Europe. From June 2019, Swissport will handle over 600 tons of perishables, pharmaceuticals and general cargo daily. The COOL Nordic… Read the full press release

UNWTO and the Fundación ONCE launch the first edition of the “Accessible Tourism Destination” (ATD) distinctions

UNWTO and Fundación ONCE launch the annual ATD Distinction, recognizing the world’s best accessible destinations  Interested destinations can make their submissions to atd@unwto.org until 30 June Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Fundación ONCE have launched the first edition of the “Accessible Tourism Destination” (ATD) distinctions, which will recognize… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomes Guatemala into its International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO)

Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed Guatemala into its International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). The Central American country becomes the 26th member of the global network which is committed to the systematic collection of data on the impacts of tourism at the destination level. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive celebrates 10 years of success at EBACE with the announcement of plans of global expansion

Qatar Airways’ private jet charter division to open new offices in Shanghai, London and Moscow later this year Qatar Executive is newly certified by The International Standard for Business Aviation Council (IS-BAO) and Wyvern Wingman DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council to attract global visitors for ‘Summer in Qatar’ activities

Airline to offer up to 25 per cent discount on airfares to Doha from more than 160 destinations worldwide DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to partner with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

Honorees Span 19 States and Washington, D.C.; Restaurants in California, Illinois and New York Boast Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With Memorial Day and warm weather celebrations on deck, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today (May 21, 2019) released its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America… Read the full press release