Starfleet Research and Duetto to co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue

Chicago, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Starfleet Research, the leading provider of best practices IT market research for the hospitality industry, and Duetto, hospitality’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, will co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue results using next-generation technology. The research and insights are based on the strategies… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport trials new “Gate Delivery” service: passengers can order snacks and drinks online to be delivered directly to their departure gate

Hamburg Airport first airport in Germany with innovative delivery service / Quick and easy online ordering Hamburg, Germany, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamburg Airport is the first commercial airport in Germany to launch a test phase for the new “Gate Delivery” service: passengers can order snacks and drinks online to be delivered directly to… Read the full press release

IAG’s low cost long-haul airline brand LEVEL to begin twice weekly service from SFO to Barcelona this fall

Consolidation with Iberia service makes SFO the Bay Area Airport of Choice for nonstop flights to Spain SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — LEVEL, International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, today (June 7, 2018) announced plans to shift its nonstop Barcelona service from Oakland to SFO this fall, joining existing nonstop… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In April Allegiant announced it will begin nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina beginning June 8, 2018, and did so with a fare sale on Allegiant.com. That announcement becomes reality on Friday, June 8 as travelers will board the first flight to the popular beach… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises christens its new ship MSC Seaview

The striking ship has been designed for the Mediterranean to create a very special connection between guests and the ocean Godmother Sophia Loren will cut the ribbon on her 13th MSC Cruises ship MSC Seaview to become the third MSC Cruises ship to be launched in just 12 months Genoa, Italy , 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises expands its fleet with the delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview is the third next-generation MSC Cruises ship to come into service in just 12 months, in her inaugural year she will strengthen the Company’s position in two key markets Monfalcone, Italy, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (4 June 2018) at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises officially took delivery of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reveals some of the key environment-friendly features on MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview to receive RINA’s GREEN STAR 3, the latest and most comprehensive of such notations, as she features some of the most modern and advanced environment-friendly maritime technology at sea Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With just a few days to go until MSC Seaview comes into service, excitement is reaching an all-time… Read the full press release

The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing earns 4-star grading from VisitScotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A Fife hotel, which is helping to revitalise North Queensferry, is celebrating after earning a 4-star grading from VisitScotland. The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing achieved the award on the first time of asking following its relaunch as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in August… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: A steam train special from the Fife Coast to the Scottish Borders returns this summer

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A STEAM train experience that features Scotland’s latest World Heritage Site and newest railway line returns to the timetable again this summer. Passengers on the Scottish Railway Preservation Society’s Railtours steam special will have the opportunity to take in views of the new Queensferry Crossing as they… Read the full press release

New Portal AR app invites the world to step into Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A ground breaking new app that invites the world to step into Scotland has been created in close collaboration with Google as part of the Scotland Is Now global campaign. The innovative technology was led by VisitScotland, in partnership with Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Universities Scotland…. Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality announces the awarding of Phase 2 construction works of Katara Towers to HBK Contracting

Phase 2 includes construction of the above-ground superstructure and façade, MEP and first fix works Doha, Qatar, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar, announced the awarding of Phase 2 construction works of Katara Towers, Lusail City’s future hospitality landmark, to HBK Contracting. The announcement… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s new, non-stop seasonal services Zurich and Paris

Air Canada expands its European connections with two seasonal services Richmond, B.C., 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 7, 2018), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the launch of two new, non-stop seasonal services: Air Canada’s thrice-weekly service to Zurich that had its inaugural flight today and four-time weekly service to Paris, launching tomorrow…. Read the full press release

Changi Airport offers visitors and travellers an interactive football experience

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — This football season, Changi Airport is the destination of choice for football fans and their families seeking a dose of world-class entertainment. All four terminals have been transformed to offer visitors and travellers an interactive football experience, bar none! Visitors to the airport will be treated to a… Read the full press release

Amadeus appoints Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business

MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus announces that it has appointed Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business. Herce will also assume a regional leadership role responsible for the Travel Channels business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Herce will replace Joost Schuring who is leaving… Read the full press release

Qantas joins Amadeus’ NDC-X program

MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the launch of Amadeus’ NDC-X program in February this year, Amadeus has made great strides with airlines and travel sellers in order to drive progress with NDC. Today (June 7th, 2018), Amadeus announces that Qantas will be one of the airlines to join its NDC-X program. Amadeus will… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group launches new initiative to enhance and energize meetings and conferences

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched a new global initiative, Mindful Meetings by Mandarin Oriental, designed to enhance and energize meetings and conferences with creative solutions that are based on five key dimensions of wellness: nourishment, movement, stillness, connections and wellbeing. “Mandarin Oriental is renowned as a leader in… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei collaborates with Thai Airways to offer gourmet dishes to passengers travelling direct from Taipei to Bangkok

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Chefs at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei will prepare magnificent Michelin-starred in-flight meals for Thai Airways’ business class passengers from 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018. The five-star hotel is collaborating with Thai Airways to offer gourmet dishes to passengers travelling Royal Silk Class on the airline’s direct flights from… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai offers guests a combination of imaginative new cultural tours and complimentary third night package

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is offering guests a compelling combination of imaginative new cultural tours and its complimentary third night package. When booking the hotel’s One More Night offer, guests will enjoy Suite or Club room accommodation with a third night’s stay free, giving them more time to explore Shanghai’s… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta hosts contemporary art exhibition featuring Atlanta artist Claire Chambless

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta and Bill Lowe Gallery are pleased to present “EXcess”, a contemporary art exhibition featuring Atlanta artist Claire Chambless. The exhibition will span from the hotel entrance through the Lobby and culminate in the Taipan Lounge with an immersive site-specific installation. The artworks prominently incorporate a symbolic fan… Read the full press release

Marriott International provides an end-to-end solution for a seamless Arabic booking experience

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, the world’s leading hotel company, has today (06/07/2018) announced the relaunch of its Arabic website to enhance the online customer journey of the Arab traveler. With nearly 400 million Arabic speakers in 22 countries, the company is now providing an end-to-end solution for… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, Dubai

First hotel in the region to offer one-of-a-kind movie-themed suites Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (06/07/2018) announced the opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, the company’s design-led Aloft brand’s third property in the buzzing city of Dubai. Owned and developed by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities,… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels opens its second property in Seoul — RYSE in Hongdae

Seoul, South Korea, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, today (06/07/2018 ) announced the opening of RYSE in Hongdae, the neighborhood known to be a creative trendsetters in Seoul.  RYSE is the second Autograph Collection hotel in Seoul and joins the brand’s diverse portfolio… Read the full press release

Lufthansa: AirlineCheckins check-in service now available as an iOS and Android app

AirlineCheckins is available as an iOS and Android app as of now The automatic check-in service for more than 200 airlines around the world is being complemented by new features and services The service is now also available as a B2B solution and can easily be integrated into corporate travel management systems Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jun-08… Read the full press release

Oman Air celebrates the first batch of the MPL graduates

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the graduation of the first batch of MPL cadets as the trainees completed all phases of the Boeing 737 Type Rating Training. Oman Air earlier announced its adoption of a multi-crew pilot license, which is the… Read the full press release

Eastern Airway reintroduces service from Southampton to Rodez in the south of France

Kirmington, UK, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways, a franchise partner of Flybe, has today (4 June 2018) reintroduced its summer season of flights from Southampton Airport to Rodez in the south of France. Following last year’s successful programme, the UK regional airline will be providing up to three flights a week.  Flights take… Read the full press release

Discover Qatar launches a digital transformation project to create a global marketplace for Qatar

Discover Qatar aims to increase its global travel reach and operational efficiency using technology to create a global marketplace for Qatar  New technology will enable global tour operators and travel companies to connect directly to Qatar’s broad range of suppliers, hotels and services in real time Discover Qatar is the first Destination Management Company in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways prepares to unite football fans as it begins the official countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Qatar Airways’ momentum soars as seven-day countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM begins Award-winning airline will unite fans in Russia this summer for one of the most anticipated events on the global sports calendar   Qatar Airways provides triple-daily services to Moscow and daily flights to St. Petersburg DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Sleep Inn announces the opening of its new property in Ankeny, Iowa

Sleep Inn & Suites Ankeny-Des Moines Iowa Opens ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Sleep Inn, a proven leader in midscale, continues its significant growth with the opening of a 67-room property in Ankeny, Iowa, a rapidly developing suburb of Des Moines. The Sleep Inn & Suites Ankeny-Des Moines hotel reflects the proven prototype design introduced… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection further expands its Caribbean offerings with its first all-inclusive properties

New Properties Mark the First All-Inclusive Option for the Brand ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emotions All-Inclusive Resorts by Hodelpa, in Juan Dolio and Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic, are the latest resorts to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, further expanding the brand’s Caribbean offerings with the brand’s first all-inclusive properties. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel… Read the full press release