Winnipeg Airports Authority announces retirement of President and CEO Barry Rempel

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Winnipeg Airports Authority today ( September 21, 2021) announced that President and CEO Barry Rempel will retire at the end of 2021. Mr. Rempel informed the Board of his decision early this summer, and a global executive search firm is already leading the… Read the full press release

Finavia announce the opening of P4 outdoor parking area in Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The new P4 outdoor parking area will serve air passengers near Helsinki Airport’s Terminal 2 from 27 September. The parking area will open to passengers before the start of the autumn holidays and is now taking advance bookings. “The new P4 outdoor parking area will make it… Read the full press release

Marriott official joins the Race to Zero as part of its commitment to net-zero emissions

Commitment Represents Company’s Latest Action on Climate Stewardship BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) (“Marriott”) today (SEPTEMBER 22, 2021) announced it has submitted its letter to the Science Based Targets initiative, committing to: Set science-based emissions reduction targets across all scopes, in line with 1.5°C emissions scenarios; and… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the first Fairfield by Marriott and second Residence Inn by Marriott in Costa Rica

The two new hotels located in the Greater Metropolitan Area of San Jose will be the first Fairfield by Marriott and the second Residence Inn by Marriott in the country SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (SEPTEMBER 21, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Saxum… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces W Florence set to welcome its first guests in 2023

W Hotels Sets its Sights on the Home of the Renaissance FLORENCE, ITALY, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (SEPTEMBER 20, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Progetto Majestic S.r.l. to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to the iconic Tuscan city of Florence. Expected to welcome its first guests… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Porto Gaia in Portugal

Hilton Porto Gaia occupies a renovated former port warehouse in Vila Nova de Gaia VILA NOVA DE GAIA, Portugal, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (September 21, 2021) celebrates the opening of Hilton Porto Gaia, located in Vila Nova de Gaia. The 194-room former port warehouse is the latest addition to the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Airlines welcomes end of U.S. 20-month travel ban for EU travelers

Smooth entry to the U.S. possible for fully vaccinated EU travelers Lufthansa Group already offers 17 destinations with around 200 weekly connections Jump in bookings by 40 percent Cologne, Germany, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Good news for customers of Lufthansa Group Airlines: U.S. authorities have ended the 20-month travel ban for passengers from… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives campaign runs on Travel Weekly Asia

Male, Maldives, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Maldives has commenced a campaign with Travel Weekly Asia to promote Maldives as a leading safe haven destination and to showcase products and experiences offered in the Maldives to the travel trade community in South East Asia. Held from September 2021 until January 2022, the campaign… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches registration for its carbon monoxide (CO) detector trial

LONDON, UK, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (21 September, 2021) we are launching registration for our active carbon monoxide (CO) detector general aviation  (GA) trial. Registration is open to any member of the UK GA community who flies with an active CO detector and is willing to commit to completing a short monthly survey,… Read the full press release

Oman Air unveils brand discovery pop-up store in Mall of Oman

Visitors can learn more about Oman Air’s brand, on-board products and services, book holiday packages, and participate in contests, promotions and giveaways Muscat, Oman, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, yesterday unveiled its brand discovery pop-up store in the recently opened Mall of Oman. Located… Read the full press release

Oman Air resumes flights between Muscat and London

Muscat, Oman, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will resume flights between Muscat and London (Heathrow) starting 22 September, 2021. The flights will operate three times weekly on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, departing Muscat at 14:25 local time and arriving in London at 19:10 local time. Flights… Read the full press release

Emirates increases flight frequencies to US destinations from October

Airline to restore US services to nearly 80% of pre-COVID levels by October and to more than 90% by December More connectivity from October to Boston, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC Increased demand for travel to Dubai Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is increasing flight frequencies to a… Read the full press release

dnata named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2021 Air Cargo News Awards

London, UK, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 7th consecutive time, dnata has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2021 Air Cargo News Awards. The award, which has long been recognised as the preeminent accolade in the air cargo industry, was presented at a gala event in London. David Barker, dnata’s Divisional Senior… Read the full press release

Seasons Tea Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Doha launches special afternoon tea experience in partnership with Harvey Nichols

Doha, Qatar, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Doha invites guests to explore a sweet fashion fantasy at Seasons Tea Lounge with its special new afternoon tea experience in partnership with Harvey Nichols, Qatar’s premier luxury fashion retailer. With its Parisian chic interior and atrium-style winter garden, Seasons Tea Lounge is the perfect setting for Harvey Nichols’ first… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh unveils second largest conference centre in Egypt

The second largest conference centre in the destination with lavish indoor spaces and inspiring, picturesque outdoor gardens overlooking the palm-fringed Red Sea Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — At Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, every meeting or event holds the promise of enchantment and endless possibility. A short haul from both… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid marks its first anniversary

On September 25, the brand’s first hotel in Spain will be celebrating its first anniversary with the excitement of having become a popular destination enjoyed by its guests and all the people of Madrid Madrid, Spain, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — On September 25, 2020, against a backdrop of uncertainty, Madrid witnessed one of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain’s Brian Becher amongst the 50 Most Influential Executive Chefs in the Middle East for 2021

Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotelier Middle East’s compilation of the 50 Most Influential Executive Chefs in the Middle East for 2021 has been released, with Wolfgang Puck’s Executive Chef Brian Becher being recognised amongst the best. Philadelphia-born Chef Brian currently oversees four outlets in Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay including: CUT by Wolfgang Puck, CUT Bar & Lounge, re/ Asian… Read the full press release

Braidwood Tavern at Four Seasons Resort Whistler launches brand new Oktoberfest menu

Whistler, Canada, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcome to the golden season at Four Seasons Resort Whistler! To celebrate Whistler’s Craft Beer month, Braidwood Tavern launches its brand new Oktoberfest menu. “I grew up in Austria and the highlight of every fall was driving to Oktoberfest in Munich. The festival is all about sharing good food and good… Read the full press release

La Capitale at Four Seasons Hotel Amman to feature Head Chef of Butcher & Still Marshall Allen Röth’s prime-cut steak specialties

Marshall Allen Röth, Head Chef of Butcher & Still at Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, features prime-cut steak specialties at La Capitale Amman, Jordan, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marshall Allen Röth, Head Chef of Butcher & Still, the modern recreation of a 1920s prohibition-era Chicago steakhouse located at Four Seasons… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels: Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels achieved domestic room count growth of 24% YOY

Cambria Hotels Produces Strongest RevPAR Index in 2021 Versus Local Competitors in Brand History, while Ascend Hotel Collection Outperforms Upscale Chain Scale in RevPAR by 26 Percentage Points in Second Quarter 2021, Compared to 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) upscale brands, the Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels, achieved impressive… Read the full press release

flydubai to launch twice-weekly flights between Dubai and Cluj-Napoca from 03 November

flydubai launches flights to Cluj-Napoca, its second destination in Romania, from 03 November Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, today (September 19, 2021) announced the new dates for the launch of flights to Cluj-Napoca in Romania. The airline will operate twice-weekly flights between Dubai International (DXB) and Avram Iancu… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel named “Most Highly Recommended” by ServiceValue and DEUTSCHLAND TEST

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IntercityHotel has won top marks in the “Customers Recommend” Rankings, which are run by the analysis firm ServiceValue and the consumer organisation DEUTSCHLAND TEST. The company was crowned best in branch after emerging with the highest score in the “Midscale Hotels” category and received a… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus welcomes United States lifting of travel ban of European citizens

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus welcomes the positive announcement today (20 September 2021) from the United States that the ban on entry of European citizens into the USA is to be lifted in November. Aer Lingus is greatly looking forward to welcoming passengers back on board, reuniting family and friends,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport hosted successful 9th Runway Run charity race

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — As in previous years, enthusiastic runners filled runway I at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. Nearly 700 runners took part in the Runway Run at the airport for charity, to raise money through the entry fees to support sports for people with disabilities and to help cure… Read the full press release

British Airways’ tiered Executive Club Member to receive another year of their current status

London, UK, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is further protecting the Tier status of Executive Club Members.  From today ( 20-09-2021 ), any tiered Executive Club Members with a Tier Point collection end date between January – March 2022 will receive another year of their current status. It means that no British… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized with four new accolades at the Onboard Hospitality Awards 2021

Qatar Airways secured the ‘Cabin Concept of the Year’ as a Gold Winner and the ‘Catering Innovation of the Year’ accolade The airline also collected two Readers’ Vote awards for ‘Best Onboard Snack in Business and First Class’ and ‘Best for Service Equipment – Passenger’ DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Having leveraged… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific reaffirms commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The airline highlights the importance of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as it works towards its target of net-zero emissions by 2050 Hong Kong, China, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is reaffirming its commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 by pledging to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of its total… Read the full press release

SITA eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight deployed in Bombardier’s newly launched Challenger 3500 business jet

Eco app, a combination of SITA’s eWAS Pilot and OptiFlight, reduces fuel burn through intelligent flight planning Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (15 Sep, 2021) announced that the newly launched Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet will offer its eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight, together dubbed the “eco app” by the Canadian aerospace… Read the full press release

World’s largest cruise ship Wonder of the Sea to debut in the U.S. and Europe

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas Invites Families to Reimagine What’s Possible starting March 2022 MIAMI, FL, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Paving the way for the biggest adventure yet, Royal Caribbean International has announced the world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, will debut in the U.S. and Europe. The highly anticipated ship is set… Read the full press release

Hyatt brand returns to Egypt’s capital Cairo with the opening of Hyatt Regency Cairo West

Hyatt Regency Cairo West marks the return of the Hyatt brand into Egypt’s capital, Cairo CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (September 15, 2021) the opening of Hyatt Regency Cairo West. The 250-room hotel marks Hyatt’s return to Cairo and strengthens its growing brand footprint in North… Read the full press release