Ryanair reports record bookings from American customers on its USA website

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (12 Oct) reported record bookings from American customers on its dedicated USA website, as it carried over 1 million US citizens across Europe during the summer season, a 50% rise on summer 2015. Record numbers of US customers logged on to Ryanair’s dedicated… Read the full press release

Ryanair carried 10.8m customers in September with 91% of our 60,000 flights arriving on-time

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (11 Oct) released its September customer service statistics, which confirm that Ryanair remains Europe’s No 1 customer service airline with:          91% of over 60,000 flights in September arriving on-time          Less than 1.5 complaints per 1,000 customers          Less than 1 bag… Read the full press release

Stirling Castle pays respect to musicians and sportsmen of WW1 with a special tribute on 29th October

Stirling Castle pays respect to musicians and sportsmen of WW1 with a special tribute on 29th October   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stirling Castle is to host a special tribute to the pipers and shinty players who lost their lives in the First World War. On 29th October, The Somme and… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland to host its popular Fright Night event at Linlithgow Palace, 28th – 31st October

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors are invited to go back in time to the Linlithgow Palace of the 1850’s this month with Historic Environment Scotland’s popular Fright Night event. Costumed performers will delve into the depths of the palace’s past to uncover sinister stories, bringing the unique historic site to life… Read the full press release

CDA announces the recipients of the 2016 Airports Going Green Award

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Airports Going Green Award. This prestigious award recognizes the contributions of each outstanding project, program, or person in pursuit of sustainability within the aviation industry. Made from reclaimed wood, these awards will be presented by… Read the full press release

Oakwood to manage the new Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore at OUE Downtown

SINGAPORE, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — OUE Limited signed a management agreement with Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd (“Oakwood”) today (7 October, 2016), for Oakwood to manage the new Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore at OUE Downtown, strategically located at the heart of the city’s vibrant commercial district. The management agreement will see Oakwood, which operates an… Read the full press release

Flybe inaugurates flights between Cardiff and London City Airports

London, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (12th September 2016) started operating its multi-frequency daily schedule between Cardiff and London City Airports. The new route will provide an additional convenient and affordable option for those travelling between South Wales and SE England and who are affected by the six… Read the full press release

London City Airport launches state-of-the-art full-body scanner to hasten passenger security screening and detection

LONDON, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) has successfully introduced a state-of-the-art millimetre-wave full-body scanner which will help further increase the speed of security screening and detection at the airport. The Quick Personnel Security scanner R&S QPS200 from Rohde & Schwarz completes a scan in a matter of seconds and automatically detects potentially… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport to raise £100,000 for Alder Hey Children’s Charity

Liverpool John Lennon Airport to raise £100,000 for Alder Hey Children’s Charity   LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) has today (13/10/2016) announced that it is to become a fundraising partner with Alder Hey Children’s Charity and aims to raise around £100,000 over the next 12 months for… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches new route from Olsztyn Mazury Airport following remarkable achievement of its London Luton route

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrated with Olsztyn Mazury Airport the remarkable milestone of the airport’s 30,000 passengers. The 30,000th passenger arrived from London Luton with WIZZ’s popular UK service. Wizz Air’s first flight took off from Szymany in June and… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental launches new advertising campaign highlighting its mobile app

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental today ( October 10, 2016) launched a new advertising campaign which highlights the Company’s transformational mobile app in vignettes that show off its innovative features. The first spot, called “Jet-Setter,” features a businesswoman on an airplane who utilizes the Avis mobile app to accommodate her… Read the full press release

LUX* Resorts & Hotels opens its newest resort LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives

LUX* Resorts & Hotels opens its newest resort LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives   Belle Mare, Mauritius, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — World-renowned luxury resort and hotel operator LUX* Resorts & Hotels is known for a different style of holidaying – a lighter, brighter way of celebrating life – and its newest resort… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, Danang, Vietnam, 15 October

London, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietnamese tourism capital Danang is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will take place at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort on Saturday, October 15th. Hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry will attend the red carpet ceremony,… Read the full press release

HMSHost and hockey legend Wayne Gretzky celebrate opening of No. 99 Gretzky’s Wine & Whisky at Edmonton International Airport

HMSHost and hockey legend Wayne Gretzky celebrate opening of No. 99 Gretzky’s Wine & Whisky at Edmonton International Airport   EDMONTON, AB, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Now taking centre ice at Edmonton International Airport is No. 99 Gretzky’s Wine & Whisky, an elegant, new full-service dining experience by global restaurateur HMSHost in partnership with… Read the full press release

HMSHost marks its re-entry into airport retail business with the acquisition of Stellar Partners, Inc.

BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, a part of Autogrill Group, announced today (October 11, 2016) that it has finalized the purchase of all shares of leading travel venue retailer Stellar Partners, Inc.  This purchase marks HMSHost’s re-entry into the airport retail business, with Stellar to operate as an independent subsidiary.  Stellar… Read the full press release

Christchurch International Airport to host New Zealand’s first trial of fully autonomous electric vehicle

Christchurch International Airport to host New Zealand’s first trial of fully autonomous electric vehicle   Christchurch, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch will host New Zealand’s first trial of a fully autonomous electric vehicle next year. HMI Technologies and Christchurch International Airport have agreed on the New Zealand based and funded trial, which… Read the full press release

Scandinavian Airlines to launch new service from Shannon Airport to Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Scandinavian Airlines to launch new service from Shannon Airport to Stockholm Arlanda Airport   Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is delighted to welcome the announcement today (11 October 2016) by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) that it is to launch a new service from Shannon to Stockholm in Sweden. The new service will… Read the full press release

Dublin GAA Football manager Jim Gavin joins Bóthar Ark 25th anniversary airlift

Dublin GAA Football manager Jim Gavin joins Bóthar Ark 25th anniversary airlift   Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — All Ireland winning manager joins 25th anniversary ‘Bóthar Ark’ as Rwandan genocide widows receive gift of food-and-income producing Irish animals. Jim Gavin swaps one high for another today as – just nine days after his… Read the full press release

PATA: Asia Pacific destinations welcomed 577 million international visitors in 2015

BANGKOK, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Asia Pacific destinations welcomed almost 577 million international visitors during calendar year 2015 – an increase of 24 million arrivals compared to the previous year. The figures are contained in the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Tourism Monitor 2016 Final Edition. It shows that across the entire Asia… Read the full press release

First Bus nominated for 12 prizes at the UK Bus Awards

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — After being crowned ‘Low Carbon Vehicle Operator of the Year’ at the much respected Low Carbon Champion Awards last month, the UK’s leading bus operator, First Bus, has been nominated for a total of 12 prizes at the UK Bus Awards, the bus industry’s equivalent of the Oscars…. Read the full press release

First Solent announces £3m investment for 17 new state-of-the-art vehicles on its Eclipse fleet

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers travelling on the Bus Rapid Transport link between Fareham and Gosport will soon be travelling in brand-new, state-of-the-art vehicles after bus operator, First Solent, unveiled a £3m investment in 17 new vehicles. The 17 new high-spec vehicles, which all come fitted with free wi-fi, USB charging… Read the full press release

First Bus introduces new fuel-efficient buses equipped with latest technology on service U1 Lower Oldfield Park to University of Bath

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — University of Bath students will soon be travelling to and from Uni in eight new fuel-efficient vehicles, equipped with the latest technology which allows them to charge their smartphone and connect to the internet at the same time.  First Bus is introducing the new vehicles on service… Read the full press release

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation becomes Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation becomes Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives   Malé, Maldives, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has signed a MOU with Maldives Getaways Pvt Ltd to become an Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives (TTM). Travel Trade… Read the full press release

Allegiant Travel Company to hold its third quarter 2016 financial results conference call on October 26

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) has scheduled its third quarter 2016 financial results conference call for Wednesday, October 26 at 4:30 p.m. EDT. A live broadcast of the conference call will be available through the company’s Investor Relations website homepage at http://ir.allegiantair.com. The webcast will also be… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service from Ogdensburg, New York to Orlando Sanford International Airport

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

SANFORD, Fla., 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Oct. 5, 2016) launches new, nonstop service from Ogdensburg, New York to Orlando / Sanford via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares for as low as $56.* “We’re excited to add… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service from Concord, North Carolina to southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

PUNTA GORDA, Fla., 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today launches new, nonstop service from Concord, North Carolina to southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares for as low as $45.* “Allegiant is very excited to welcome Concord-area travelers… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service from Las Vegas and El Paso, Texas to Oakland International Airport

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

OAKLAND, Calif., 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week launches new, nonstop service from Las Vegas and El Paso, Texas to the San Francisco Bay Area via Oakland International Airport (OAK). To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares for as low as $41.* “We are… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches two new nonstop routes to Las Vegas from Oakland, California and Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Florida

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

LAS VEGAS, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week launches two new, nonstop routes to Las Vegas from Oakland, California and Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Florida. To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $41.* “We’re very… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to welcome the whole international airport community for ACI World and ACI Europe in 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, Brussels Airport will be the host of the annual Congress and General Meeting of ACI World and ACI Europe, the professional associations of airports worldwide. Our country will, in 2018, welcome the whole international airport community for a three day congress. This is a great honour… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit   Chicago, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its mission to connect people to nature and inspire them to participate in  conservation, Lincoln Park Zoo today (Oct. 6, 2016) opened its new African penguin exhibit, Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove. This immersive exhibit brings… Read the full press release