ExpressJet Airlines and ATP Flight School promote airline pilot career through its Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines (“ExpressJet”) and ATP Flight School (“ATP”) today (October 17, 2016) announced a Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement, which promotes the airline pilot career by making it more financially obtainable and providing a direct path to become a pilot at ExpressJet. Per the agreement, graduates of ATP’s Career Pilot… Read the full press release

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority extends its Airport Screening Services Agreements until March 31, 2022

Ottawa, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) today (October 18, 2016) announced the renewal of its Airport Screening Services Agreements (ASSAs) with all of its screening contractors for a period of five years. “The renewed agreements allow us to continue to build on past successes and continue to… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide’s Richard Whittaker appointed as the Deputy Chair of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP)

London, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, is pleased to announce that Richard Whittaker has been appointed as the Deputy Chair of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP), the trade association for the UK serviced apartment sector. “I am honoured to accept the… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide honored with Global Network Commitment to Excellence Gold Award by Cartus

LOS ANGELES, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2016 Global Network Conference held October 3-4 in Washington, DC at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year,… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds new twice weekly route to Faro on its Belfast summer 2017 schedule

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (21 Oct) extended its Belfast summer 2017 schedule by adding a new twice weekly route to Faro which will operate between June and August, with 12 routes in total including Berlin, London and Milan, and will deliver over 1.1m customers p.a. and… Read the full press release

Atlanta Zoo announces departure date for giant panda twins born in the U.S. Mei Lun and Mei Huan

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the first surviving pair of giant panda twins ever born in the U.S., will depart Atlanta on November 3, 2016, for the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China. In one of the most important milestones in the life of an American-born… Read the full press release

SFO CIO Ian Law received the Most Innovative Individual in Airports Award at the 2nd Annual Airport Innovation Forum

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Innovation Accelerator announced that Ian Law, Chief Information Officer at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), has won the Most Innovative Individual in Airports Award. He received the award in a ceremony at the 2nd Annual Airport Innovation Forum in Silicon Valley, held Oct. 11-13. The… Read the full press release

Fionn Lodge in the Highlands receives VisitScotland’s Five Star B&B Quality Assurance award

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A boutique bed & breakfast overlooking the first green on the Royal Dornoch Championship golf course has achieved VisitScotland’s highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading. Fionn Lodge in the Highlands was awarded the national tourism organisation’s Five Star B&B QA award at its first ever grading. Situated in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces new range of luxurious Giorgio Armani Fragrances and Beauty amenity kits to First Class passengers

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, in partnership with Giorgio Armani, has today (17 Oct 2016) launched its newly designed range of luxurious Giorgio Armani Fragrances and Beauty amenity kits, available to First Class passengers on select A380 flights. Designed exclusively for Qatar Airways, the First Class amenity kits are designed in timeless… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases daily flights to Luxor, Egypt

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has today announced a new daily service to the popular city of Luxor, Egypt – effective 30 October 2016. The now daily service is an increase on Qatar Airways’ current five-times weekly service to the Egyptian city, and will deliver an additional nearly 30,000 seats… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways again voted as the Middle East Airline of the Year at the 10th annual Aviation Business Awards

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — International business travellers have once again chosen Qatar Airways as the Middle East Airline of the Year applauding the airline’s global network, modern aircraft, and luxurious Business Class service for providing them with an exceptional travel experience. The accolade, presented at the 10th annual Aviation Business Awards held… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ exclusive Al Safwa First Lounge at Hamad International Airport wins Seven Star First Class Lounge Award

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ exclusive Al Safwa First Lounge at Hamad International Airport has been presented the prestigious Seven Star First Class Lounge Award by the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at an award ceremony held in Marbella, Spain on 15 October. Famed as the ‘Oscars of Luxury’,… Read the full press release

Dreamflight celebrates three decades of providing children with serious illness or disability their trip of a lifetime

Dreamflight celebrates three decades of providing children with serious illness or disability their trip of a lifetime   LONDON, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate an incredible three decades of the charity Dreamflight, a supercharged send-off at Heathrow saw Paralympian heroes, joined by TV presenter and mum of two Myleene Klass, wave off… Read the full press release

British Airways adds more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport

British Airways adds more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport   LONDON, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is providing more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport this winter with bigger aircraft and additional flights. Services to Hamburg and Dusseldorf will operate on the 76-seat Embraer… Read the full press release

Southern Laos and the city of Meishan in China to work with TripAdvisor as winners of PATA CEO Challenge 2016

BANGKOK, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ —  A province in Lao PDR and the city of Meishan in China are the winners of the US$1 million PATA CEO Challenge 2016. Southern Laos receives the Top Destination Award in the category of ‘Regions/States/Provinces’. The People’s Government of Meishan, Sichuan, China is granted the Top Destination Award in… Read the full press release

5th Global Summit on City Tourism: “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers,” 1-2 November 2016, Luxor, Egypt

Madrid, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are organizing the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism: “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers” on 1-2 November 2016 in Luxor. During the summit, UNWTO will launch the Mayors for Tourism Initiative. Tourism has become… Read the full press release

Flybe extends its service between Cardiff and London City Airport

London, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Following an overwhelming response from the business community, Flybe has taken the commercial decision to extend the service between Cardiff and London City Airport while demand exists. Tickets for these flights are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £34.99 including taxes and charges. This… Read the full press release

easyJet to invest into startups through Founders Factory deal

easyJet to invest into startups through Founders Factory deal   LUTON, UK, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has signed a multi-million pound deal with Founders Factory, the corporate backed, multi-sector accelerator and incubator created by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane Fox. easyJet has today (16 OCT 2016) announced it will be… Read the full press release

easyJet announces the appointment of Peter Duffy as Chief Commercial Officer

easyJet announces the appointment of Peter Duffy as Chief Commercial Officer   LUTON, UK, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has appointed Peter Duffy to the role of Chief Commercial Officer bringing together all the airline’s revenue generation under one person. The role includes Peter’s previous areas of responsibility which include marketing, customer strategy and… Read the full press release

Alberta: Black Tie Ski Rentals launches Banff’s first ski rental delivery service this upcoming 2016/17 season

Alberta: Black Tie Ski Rentals launches Banff’s first ski rental delivery service this upcoming 2016/17 season   BANFF, AB, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Black Tie Ski Rentals, the largest ski rental delivery service in North America, announced today the opening of its brand new Banff location. Black Tie Skis Banff will provide the globally-recognized… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Company CEO Arnaud Feist named “Man of the Year 2016” by The Aviation Press Club of Belgium and Luxembourg

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Aviation Press Club of Belgium and Luxembourg has conferred the title of “ Man of the Year 2016 ” on Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company. Feist has received the award for the remarkable development Brussels Airport underwent in 2015 under his leadership and for the… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall announces the opening of TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center at the airport

Glen Burnie, Maryland, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today (October 6, 2016) announced the opening of a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center at the airport. All TSA PreCheck applicants must visit an enrollment center to verify identity, provide fingerprints, and pay the $85 application… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens its fifth Hyatt Place hotel in Mexico, Hyatt Place Celaya

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Celaya opens today (October 12, 2016) , marking the fifth Hyatt Place hotel to open in Mexico. The brand’s global growth throughout Mexico and Latin America illustrates the success of the select service model as Hyatt Place hotels continue to create value for guests and owners. Hyatt… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces the opening of its first Hyatt-branded hotel in Uzbekistan, the Hyatt Regency Tashkent

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 11, 2016) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Tashkent, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Uzbekistan. The opening of Hyatt Regency Tashkent further expands Hyatt’s brand presence throughout Central Asia and significantly enriches its authentic and diversified brand experiences for guests. “We are delighted… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Hyatt Regency in Seattle, Washington scheduled to open mid-2018

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 5, 2016) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with R.C. Hedreen Company for the operation of a Hyatt Regency hotel currently under development in Seattle, Wash. Expected to open in mid-2018, the premium, full service hotel will be… Read the full press release

The Concourse Hotel at Los Angeles Airport undergoes $75 million transformation to become the only Hyatt Regency Hotel in L.A.

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 4, 2016) announced the brand transition of The Concourse Hotel at Los Angeles Airport from a Hyatt affiliated hotel to Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport. The 580-room hotel is undergoing an extensive $75 million renovation, which is scheduled to conclude January 1,… Read the full press release

Hyatt appointed Alex Zoghlin to the newly created position global head of data, innovation and business transformation

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 3, 2016) announced Hyatt has selected Alex Zoghlin as global head of data, innovation and business transformation. Zoghlin will assume his new role on October 17 and report to Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer. “Alex’s new role derives from our… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises signs up for new class of vessels that will be powered by liquefied natural gas

MIAMI, Country, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The newest class of ships from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and introduce the use of fuel cell technology, ushering in a new era of shipbuilding that will dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.The ships will join the fleet of… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International to host Asia’s cosplay festival at sea at Mariner of the Seas in February

SINGAPORE, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas will be transformed into a world of cosplay fantasy once again next February, when it plays host to Asia’s biggest cosplay festival at sea for the second time. “COSFEST SEA: Beyond The Great Horizons”, organized by The Singapore Cosplay Club in collaboration… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces finalists for the search of Godmother of Harmony of the Seas

MIAMI, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — After receiving nearly one thousand motivating and heartfelt nominations from across South Florida, three standout candidates have been selected as finalists in Royal Caribbean International’s search for an educator who is inspiring the next generation to dream big, think differently and challenge the status quo. On Oct. 24, one… Read the full press release