Emirates cabin crew named World’s Leading Cabin Crew 2019 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony

Emirates also takes home title for World’s Leading Airline – Economy Class Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates cabin crew has been named World’s Leading Cabin Crew 2019 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony. The event marked the culmination of the WTA’s annual search for the finest travel and… Read the full press release

Emirates marks its first passenger flight to Mexico

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has taken off to Mexico City, marking the airline’s first passenger flight to Mexico. Emirates flight EK255, departed at full capacity with over 300 passengers, led a group of VIP guests and media on board, at 0330hrs local time this morning. Marking the importance of this new gateway… Read the full press release

Emirates concludes the milestone 50th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has wrapped up the milestone 50th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens which came to a climactic close after three action-packed days of rugby, entertainment and music. With over 100,000 fans in attendance, the highlight of the weekend was the two Emirates A380 flypasts over… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens with two spectacular low-level flypasts

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens in style, treating thousands of spectators and rugby-loving fans with not one, but two spectacular low-level flypasts above The Sevens Stadium with the Emirates A380 dressed in bespoke Dubai Rugby Sevens livery. Taking off from Dubai International… Read the full press release

Christmas meals, nostalgic films and holiday treats awaits Emirates customers travelling on select flights

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The festive spirit is in full swing as Emirates prepares to serve 500,000 Christmas meals across all classes to customers travelling on select flights from December 9 to 31. In addition to a delicious festive menu, travellers can also enjoy nostalgic films and holiday treats across all cabin… Read the full press release

Emirates and Interjet Airlines announce enhanced interline agreement

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and Interjet Airlines, one of the fastest growing airlines in North America, have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf and Middle East and beyond. With a single… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is launching a new plant-based, stand-alone menu

Developed by Chef Matthew Kenney and KBW Ventures, founded by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Folia is a conceptual plant-based menu Folia is premiering for the first time in the UAE at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach in a purpose-built dedicated outdoor venue Folia’s Dubai launch follows its successful… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels Associates awarded with prestigious wins at Stelliers Awards for Greater China

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is delighted to announce that four of its Associates were awarded with prestigious wins at this year’s Stelliers Awards for Greater China, held recently in Macau. General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels Hong Kong, Mr Dalip Singh, was awarded the coveted “General Manager… Read the full press release

Viking announces four new ships custom built to navigate the Seine River in the heart of Paris

New Ship Design Coming to the Heart of Paris Next Year Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (December 9, 2019) announced new details about its 2020 river cruise season, which will see the addition of four new ships custom built to navigate the Seine River in the heart of Paris…. Read the full press release

Metrolink offers sponsored Lyft ride to riders traveling to Ontario International Airport

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink riders traveling to Ontario International Airport (ONT) now have a new mobility option with sponsored Lyft rides from four Metrolink stations and Omnitrans transit centers thanks to a partnership with the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). Alan Wapner, President of the Ontario International Airport Authority… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the Great Scotland Yard hotel as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

The historic building opens as a modern British destination with a food and beverage concept by Chef and Restaurateur Robin Gill CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 9, 2019) the opening of the 152-room Great Scotland Yard hotel as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. On the site of… Read the full press release

Hyatt to debut the first Hyatt branded hotel in Iceland in 2022

The fastest growing Hyatt lifestyle brand expands into the Nordics CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 9, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with H176 Reykjavík ehf, a fully owned subsidiary of Icelandic real estate company Reitir fasteignafelag hf, to open the… Read the full press release

SAS launches direct route to Tokyo Haneda International Airport from Copenhagen Kastrup

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) is pleased to announce a direct route to Tokyo Haneda International Airport from Copenhagen Kastrup. The route gives travelers better access to downtown Tokyo and with All Nippon Airways (ANA), a fellow Star Alliance member, the route will increase connectivity to 30 domestic destinations in… Read the full press release

SAS expands its fleet with its first Airbus A350s

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of eight Airbus A350s has officially entered SAS’ fleet and from the 28th of January 2020 travelers will be able to experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft. Showcasing innovative technologies and design, it offers a new and more sustainable way of traveling long… Read the full press release

British Airways explores the possibility of using 3D printers to create aircraft parts in the future

British Airways’ tech experts say the possibilities for 3D printing in aviation are limitless and share predictions of how 3D printers could transform the industry In the future machines could routinely be used to create aircraft parts, reducing delays for customers Initiative is part of airline’s flightpath to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON,… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Riverside Downtown, in Riverside, California

New hotel located in historic downtown Riverside RIVERSIDE, Calif., 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton, the global upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing unmatched guest service, today (December 5, 2019) announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Riverside Downtown, in Riverside, California. Owned and developed… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises launches a new fly-cruise service to Antarctica in business-class comfort

From December 2021, Silversea’s new Antarctica   Bridge will offer guests a faster way to reach Antarctica Travellers will fly over the Drake Passage in business-class comfort, saving a total of four days at sea on the return journey The cruise line’s guests can benefit from shorter, nine-night holiday options, while spending the same amount of… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport to collect nonperishable items to help those in need during the holiday season

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The holiday season is one of the busiest and most exciting times of year at the St. John’s International Airport. Not only are people coming and going, but visitors will also encounter the sounds of the season and holiday décor as they come through the airport –… Read the full press release

Norwegian partners with CHOOOSE to offer customers CO2-offsetting

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has partnered with climate company CHOOOSE to make it easy for customers to offset their carbon footprint when buying a ticket with the airline. The initiative has been welcomed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). As of today (Dec 05, 2019), Norwegian is… Read the full press release

Blue Islands to provide charter services to the Channel Islands from Zurich, Rotterdam, Groningen and cities across Germany

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors from Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland will be discovering Guernsey and Jersey in 2020 as Blue Islands once again partners with leading tour operators to provide charter services to the Channel Islands from Zurich, Rotterdam, Groningen and cities across Germany. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands… Read the full press release

The National Cold War Museum launches New website

Blytheville, AR, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A website to promote the forthcoming National Cold War Museum in Blytheville, Arkansas has been launched. It is www.thenationalcoldwarmuseum.org. The website tells the story of a community vision to convert several sections of the former Eaker Air Force Base into a national visitor attraction in Arkansas. The National Cold War… Read the full press release

Accor to sell 5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited for USD451m

Paris, France, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell approximately 5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited (HTHT) for USD451m. Accor will keep an approximately 5% stake in Huazhu and Chaiman and CEO Sebastien Bazin will remain on the Board. This transaction, which was conducted in full… Read the full press release

Vail Resorts appoints Nadia Rawlinson to the its board of directors

BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today (Dec. 5, 2019 ) announced that Nadia Rawlinson has been appointed to the Company’s board of directors. Nadia Rawlinson is the chief human resources officer at Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Since joining Live Nation in June 2016, Rawlinson has led global human… Read the full press release

Swoop named Start-up Airline of the Year at the CAPA 2019 Aviation Awards for Excellence

Canada’s ultra-low-cost carrier takes a top prize at the 2019 CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit CALGARY, AB, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 5, 2019), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., was announced as the winner of the CAPA 2019 Aviation Awards for Excellence Start-up Airline of the Year. Steven Greenway, President,… Read the full press release

Cafe X features all new Robotic Coffee Bar at SJC

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cafe X opened its newest location today, offering thousands of travelers at San Jose International Airport (SJC) a taste of the future with the latest version of the Robotic Coffee Bar. Upgraded with new features, Cafe X at SJC is purpose-built to address the pain points of… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines launches services to Rovaniemi, Finland

Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Rovaniemi, famous for being one of the most significant locations to witness northern lights, became the newest addition to the flag carrier’s extensive flight network. Rovaniemi became the second destination Turkish Airlines flies to in Finland following Helsinki. Starting on 5 December 2019, Rovaniemi flights will be operated… Read the full press release

Berlin Travel Festival Convention tickets now on sale

Berlin, Germany, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Tickets are on sale now for the partner event of ITB Berlin – Exclusive press conference for the media on 6 March 2020 – Berlin Travel Festival Convention with Shop Shift and Travel Massive Forum for travel professionals and trade visitors – New: Berlin Travel Festival Start-up Award…. Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines named the Low Cost Airline of the Year at the CAPA World Aviation Summit

America’s Fastest-Growing Airline honored as global low cost leader in strategy, innovation and excellence in aviation MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is celebrating another major award, receiving global recognition as the Low Cost Airline of the Year at the CAPA (Centre for Aviation) World Aviation Summit. CAPA, part of the… Read the full press release

British Airways named Airline of the Year at CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been named Airline of the Year at one of the aviation industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies. CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence was held in Malta yesterday evening (December 5, 2019). CAPA – Centre for Aviation, is one of the world’s most trusted sources of market intelligence for the… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Viva Aerobus’ new services from O’Hare to five cities in Mexico

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Mexican ultra low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus will start seasonal service from O’Hare International Airport to five cities in Mexico beginning tomorrow, December 7, 2019, through January 13, 2020. The new routes include daily service to Guadalajara; 3x weekly service to Morelia and 2x weekly services to Leon, Monterrey and Zacatecas using an… Read the full press release