Jack Wills opens its new store at Gatwick Airport

Jack Wills store opens in Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal 1,060 sq ft store will stock “fabulously British” holiday clothing all year round Peter Williams, Founder and CEO of Jack Wills, calls Gatwick a “natural and obvious fit” for the brand United Kingdom, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle… Read the full press release

Qeshm Air to connect Tehran directly with Brussels

Belgium, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Commencing on Tuesday 27 June, the Iranian airline Qeshm Air will connect the Iranian capital Tehran directly with Brussels, the capital of Belgium and Europe, on a weekly schedule. Brussels Airport and Qeshm Air have been negotiating for some time to establish a direct flight that can stimulate the… Read the full press release

New study shows air transport sector in South Africa provides immense value to the people and economy

Johannesburg, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data showing that the air transport sector in South Africa provides immense value to the people and economy of the country supporting some 490,000 jobs including tourism-related employment and contributing US$12 billion or 3.5% to the country’s GDP. These findings… Read the full press release

British Airways launches two cool new ski routes for winter from Heathrow

British Airways launches two cool new ski routes for winter from Heathrow   LONDON, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — As summer temperatures continue to rise across the UK, British Airways is launching two cool new ski routes for winter and more flights available from Heathrow for under £40 than ever before. The new Heathrow… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® named Domestic Carrier of the Year for the eighth consecutive year by Airforwarders Association

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is once again flying sky-high after recently winning one of the air cargo industry’s top awards. For the eighth consecutive year, the Airforwarders Association named Southwest Airlines® Domestic Carrier of the Year. Southwest Airlines Cargo has been the recipient since the award’s inception…. Read the full press release

AAAE again calls on carriers to drop continued opposition to modernizing the Passenger Facility Charge

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With airlines collecting more than $1 billion in baggage fees in the first quarter of 2017, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) once again called on carriers to drop their continued opposition to modernizing a local airport user fee known as the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)… Read the full press release

Thomas Cook Group Airlines extends its seasonal service from Manchester to New York to a year-round programme

Manchester, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Cook Group Airlines’ rapidly expanding Europe-US network took another leap forward today ( June 19, 2017 ) with the extension of its popular seasonal service from Manchester to New York to a year-round programme. The airline announced today three additional direct flights from Manchester to John F…. Read the full press release

Wanderlust Festival tour comes to Squaw Valley, July 20-23, 2017

Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year, Wanderlust, producer of the largest yoga and lifestyle events in the world, comes to Squaw Valley to create a retreat experience that lets wellness enthusiasts, mindful adventurers, families, and foodies come together for a weekend of transformative yoga, outdoor activities, organic dining, local wines, live… Read the full press release

Queensferry Crossing opening date announced

Queensferry Crossing opening date announced   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Economy Secretary Keith Brown today (Jun 20, 2017) revealed the date the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic. Details of an opportunity for the public to walk across the new bridge were also announced. On a visit to the Forth Replacement Crossing… Read the full press release

Meadhon Guest House awarded a Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland

Meadhon Guest House awarded a Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A 17th-century guest house with links to Bonnie Prince Charlie and Robert Burns has been awarded a Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland. Meadhon Guest House in Jedburgh, the oldest house… Read the full press release

ICAO president announced as keynote speaker for the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly Conference & Exhibition

Montréal, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) has announced Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), as keynote speaker for the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly Conference & Exhibition. Dr. Aliu will address delegates following the opening session of the conference, taking place from… Read the full press release

TAP recognized for its new safety video at the International Istanbul Film Festival

Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airline took the podium at the International Istanbul Film Festival with its latest onboard safety video TAP was recognized internationally for its new safety video, ranking second in the Tourism Companies category of the ‘International Istanbul Tourism Film Festival’ which took place last night in the… Read the full press release

The LOOK Hotel joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The LOOK Hotel, a new boutique hotel property in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, is among the latest independent hotel properties to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. Known for inspiring individuality, the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, Hawaii welcomes its new General Manager Alastair McAlpine

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, Hawaii welcomes its new General Manager Alastair McAlpine   Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Alastair McAlpine has been appointed General Manager, Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, Hawaii, encompassing both the 213-room AAA Five Diamond Four Seasons Resort Lanai and Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele. As General… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport again the fastest growing airport in the UK

Doncaster Sheffield Airport again the fastest growing airport in the UK   Doncaster, England, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport is celebrating regaining its title of the fastest growing airport, with over 1m passengers, in the country. The latest Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures show that airport has seen a 43.1 percent… Read the full press release

New Terminal Transfer Bus service at O’Hare simplifies international connections for American Airlines passengers

New Terminal Transfer Bus service at O’Hare simplifies international connections for American Airlines passengers   CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ —The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (06/19/2017) launched a new transportation service in partnership with American Airlines to eliminate the need for connecting passengers to be re-screened before boarding international flights. Beginning on… Read the full press release

Oman Air gives assistance to six employees to perform this year’s Hajj

Oman Air gives assistance to six employees to perform this year’s Hajj   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the names of six employees who will be receiving the airline’s assistance to perform this year’s Hajj. This draw, granting staff the… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces the first winner of its new incentive scheme for travel agents in Oman

Oman Air announces the first winner of its new incentive scheme for travel agents in Oman   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has announced the first winner of its new incentive scheme for travel agents in Oman. Mr. Sumith K.P. of Travel City travel agency was rewarded with a Mini… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways presented its award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite at the Paris Air Show 2017

Qatar Airways presented its award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite at the Paris Air Show 2017   Senior Qatari delegation attended Paris Air Show headed by Qatar’s Minister of Transport, His Excellency Mr. Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti Qatar Airways revealed its first Boeing 777 aircraft equipped with the revolutionary new Business Class seat design on day… Read the full press release

Wizz Air starts new service from Lviv International Airport to Berlin Schoenefeld

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s leading low-cost carrier, started a new service from Lviv International Airport to Berlin Schoenefeld on Sunday, 18 June. Passengers planning a holiday or a weekend getaway to Germany, can discover Berlin with a convenient… Read the full press release

Bombardier signs agreement with Philippine Airlines for additional seven Q400 aircrafts

Bombardier signs agreement with Philippine Airlines for additional seven Q400 aircrafts   Toronto, Canada, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today (June 19, 2017), from the International Paris Air Show, that it has signed an agreement with Philippine Airlines, Inc. for the exercise of its seven Q400 aircraft purchase rights. This… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson makes its debut in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia

Park Inn by Radisson makes its debut in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful, dynamic midscale hotel brand of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, makes its debut in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia with the opening… Read the full press release

Aberdeen Airport recognised at the Big Chip Awards 2017 and at the Scottish Transport Awards

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen Airport are delighted to announce that they were the recipient of two awards last week: the first, recognising their digital developments, and, the second, for their transport links with Stagecoach. The airport were announced as the winner of the ‘Best B2C Business Project’ Award at the… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts to transform the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into luxury hotel and deluxe residences in London

Raffles Hotels & Resorts to transform the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into luxury hotel and deluxe residences in London   London, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Hotels & Resorts, the top luxury brand of AccorHotels Group, today ( June 14, 2017) announces the signing of an historic partnership with the… Read the full press release

New TFE Hotels partnership set to increase Indigenous employment opportunities

New South Wales, Australia, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The launch today (2017-06-14) of a ground breaking partnership led by Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) with TFE Hotels and the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) at Adina Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront is set to increase Indigenous employment opportunities in the Northern Territory. The launch today of a… Read the full press release

Silversea announces exciting onboard enrichment program in 2017

Silversea announces exciting onboard enrichment program in 2017   Miami, FL, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Opera and ballet fans, food and wine connoisseurs, bridge players, wellness enthusiasts and lifelong learners will appreciate indulging their passions with Silversea’s exciting onboard enrichment program in 2017. “We are delighted to feature such an inspiring collection of… Read the full press release

Great Bath Feast returns this autumn; local Food and Drink businesses invited to join

BATH, UK, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBath, Bath BID and Great Bath Feast Brand Ambassadors The Pig Guide invite local businesses to join the Great Bath Feast 2017 and help create a fortnight of gastronomic delights that will showcase Bath’s varied and vibrant food scene. Now in its fifth year, the Great Bath… Read the full press release

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton opens its newest property in Asheville, North Carolina

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton opens its newest property in Asheville, North Carolina   ASHEVILLE, N.C. and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for providing travelers with its signature Hamptonality service, announced the opening of its newest property in Asheville,… Read the full press release

Norwegian starts new direct service from London Gatwick to Rhodes

Norwegian starts new direct service from London Gatwick to Rhodes   Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is continuing its UK expansion with a new direct service from London Gatwick to Rhodes taking off this weekend – just in time for a sunshine break. Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes departs on Saturday… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall Airport announces new Southern Airways Express service to Johnstown, Pennsylvania and Morgantown, West Virginia

Airline Plans July Start for Flights to Johnstown, PA and Morgantown, WV Glen Burnie, Maryland, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southern Airways Express announced today (June 15, 2017) that it would add new service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and two cities: Johnstown, Pennsylvania and Morgantown, West Virginia. Two daily roundtrip flights to… Read the full press release