Amadeus announces the renewal of multi-year global distribution agreement with BCD Travel

Amadeus announces the renewal of multi-year global distribution agreement with BCD Travel   Madrid, Spain, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus today(January 29th, 2018) announced the renewal of a multi-year global distribution agreement with BCD Travel. As a result of this agreement, BCD Travel will have access to extensive travel content on Amadeus. The… Read the full press release

Lufthansa welcomes its seventh A350-900 to Munich

Lufthansa welcomes its seventh A350-900 to Munich   A350 maiden flights from Munich to Seoul, New York, Chicago, Denver, Singapore and Vancouver German Design Award for the Economy Class COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa has welcomed its seventh A350-900, a plane with the registration D-AIXG, to Munich. On February 1, after… Read the full press release

Lufthansa customers to benefit from new automatic check-in procedure

Lufthansa customers to benefit from new automatic check-in procedure   COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa customers will now automatically receive their boarding pass directly to their smartphone 23 hours before departure – without having to check-in themselves. Lufthansa passengers will now be able to start their journey feeling more relaxed: From now… Read the full press release

The Lufthansa Group develops a standard specification for its Airbus A320 fleet

The Lufthansa Group develops a standard specification for its Airbus A320 fleet   Uniform specification for all aircraft of the Airbus A320 family delivered to the Lufthansa Group from 2019 onward More flexibility when it comes to aircraft transfers between airlines More synergies when purchasing planes COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces the appointment of Holiday Aviation as General Sales Agent for South Africa

Oman Air announces the appointment of Holiday Aviation as General Sales Agent for South Africa   MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the appointment of Holiday Aviation as General Sales Agent (GSA) for South Africa. The appointment of Holiday Aviation will ensure… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports participates in Tawdheef Recruitment Show 2018

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports has announced its participation in Tawdheef Recruitment Show 2018, the leading Emiratisation and career development event for UAE Nationals, that will take place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 29-31 January, 2018. Commenting on its participation, Abdul Majeed Al Khoori,… Read the full press release

Elements Boutique Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand becomes Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Elements Boutique Resort on Thailand’s island of Koh Samui is to be renamed Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts as of February 1st, 2018. The resort has the perfect location on Taling Ngam Beach, a pristine secluded shoreline along southwestern Koh… Read the full press release

PATA now accepting submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2018

BANGKOK, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is now accepting submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2018. The winner will receive complimentary round-trip economy class air ticket and accommodation to attend the Association’s Dinner and Awards Presentation during the PATA Annual Summit 2018 on May 18-21 in Gangneung, Korea (ROK). Deadline… Read the full press release

Aeroflot and Aurora Airlines to fly Russian athletes participating in PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

Moscow, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot and its Far Eastern regional subsidiary Aurora Airlines will carry Russian athletes participating in the XXIII Winter Olympic Games held from 9 to 25 February 2018 in South Korea. Yesterday the first Russian athletes flew on a regular scheduled Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Seoul. Athletes currently training… Read the full press release

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®   Newest Version Offers 600+ Rate Shopping Sources and 95%+ Direct Connections NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, today (January 25, 2018) announced the newest version of its… Read the full press release

Choice Hotel announces the integration of choiceADVANTAGE with choiceEDGE, its new cloud-based global reservation system

choiceADVANTAGE powered by SkyTouch integrates with new choiceEDGE GRS ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTouch Technology, the company that powers choiceADVANTAGE®, the property management system (PMS) used by more than 6,000 Choice Hotels properties, announces an integration with choiceEDGE – Choice Hotels’ new cloud-based global reservation system (GRS). choiceEDGE is a state-of-the-art global distribution platform… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels transitions to the first new global reservation system (GRS) from a hotel company in over 30 years

New global reservation system – choiceEDGE – is landmark innovation built for today’s digital volume and technology advancements ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on a legacy of innovations, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced today (Jan. 23, 2018) the transition to choiceEDGE, the first new global reservation system (GRS) from a hotel… Read the full press release

Globetrotting with just two stopovers now possible with enhanced Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) fares

Globetrotting with just two stopovers now possible with enhanced Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) fares   Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A whirlwind globetrotting trip, stopping only at two destinations for at least 24 hours, is now possible using selected Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) fares. Up to now, a… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports announces five-year partnership with Travelex

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports, operator of the world’s number one airport for international passengers (DXB) and Travelex, one of the world’s largest currency exchange network, have this week solidified a five-year partnership which will see three additional outlet openings including the first Travelex at Dubai World Central (DWC). The foreign… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights to Thessaloniki in Greece and Aqaba in Jordan from June 2018

Dubai-based airline grows its network to 102 destinations in 46 countries served by a fleet of 61 Boeing 737 aircraft Flights to Thessaloniki in Greece and Aqaba in Jordan commence on 15 and 16 June respectively Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to… Read the full press release

Ryanair invests in additional three based aircraft at Manchester airport

Ryanair invests in additional three based aircraft at Manchester airport   10 New Summer Routes Added With Extra Flights On Existing Routes Over 300,000 Extra Summer Seats On Sale Tomorrow DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (25 Jan) announced an additional investment of $300 million at Manchester airport with… Read the full press release

Ryanair extends its sponsorship of “The Ryanair Chase” at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival to 2022

Ryanair extends its sponsorship of “The Ryanair Chase” at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival to 2022   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (25 Jan) announced that it had agreed to extend its sponsorship of “The Ryanair Chase”, at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival for a 5 year period… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches direct flights from St. Petersburg to Perm from 30 April 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches direct scheduled flights from St. Petersburg to Perm starting 30 April 2018. Tickets are available now. Flights from Pulkovo Airport to Perm will be carried out on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Flights will depart from Pulkovo Airport at 19:05 and arrive in Perm at 23:25 local time. Return flights… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches new Hotel Booking Site that gives customers 10% back in credit to spend on flights

Ryanair launches new Hotel Booking Site that gives customers 10% back in credit to spend on flights   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (24 Jan) launched Ryanair Travel Credit, a new incentive that gives customers who book accommodation with Ryanair Rooms 10% back in credit to spend on… Read the full press release

Las Vegas announces its Big Game activities

Las Vegas announces its Big Game activities   LAS VEGAS, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Football fans come in many forms – professional pre-gamers, tailgating tribes, face-painted followers and even couch-riding coaches. This year, Las Vegas’ Big Game activities welcome all types. And here, overtime is always guaranteed. Intercept unlimited views. BEER PARK at Paris Las… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts completes the acquisition of 83 property management agreements from White Lodging

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts (“Interstate” or the “Company”) – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces it has closed on the acquisition of the management agreements of 82 premium-branded, select- and full-service hotels, plus one restaurant, from White Lodging effective January 24, 2018. “A transaction of this… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport in search for what makes North a great place to trade with, invest in and visit

A NEW FRONTIER FOR THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE Manchester Airport launches advertising and social media campaign worth £5 million to profile all the Northern regions MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry, today (25 January 2018) visited Manchester Airport as it kicked off a £5 million drive to boost the… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Ownership announces the “Don’t Quit Your Daydream” Sweepstakes

“Don’t Quit Your Daydream” Sweepstakes offers 12 prizes in 2018 including cash and Wyndham Rewards points ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), recently announced the “Don’t Quit Your Daydream” Sweepstakes. For the first time… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® announces Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua slated to open in 2021

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Vancouver-based property development company, Replay Destinations, to manage Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua, which will open in 2021 in the Caribbean’s West Indies.  The resort will be situated on 132 spectacular oceanfront acres along Half Moon Bay, which is… Read the full press release

PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) to be held in Khon Kaen, Thailand from November 28-30

PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) to be held in Khon Kaen, Thailand from November 28-30   CHIANG MAI, Thailand, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) will be held in Khon Kaen, Thailand from November 28-30. The event, formerly… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market initiative to enhance Africa’s air connectivity

Addis Ababa, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) initiative by the African Union (AU) to open up Africa’s skies and improve intra-African air connectivity. Enhanced connectivity will stimulate demand, improve the competitiveness of the African airline industry, and make… Read the full press release

IATA and ENAV to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy

Rome, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ENAV, the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider, have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. ENAV and IATA will strengthen their existing cooperation for this initiative, which is aimed at delivering benefits to the travelling public and the wider aviation… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates direct non-stop flight to Pattaya, its newest Thai destination

Pattaya marks the airline’s fifth destination to Thailand, and the first new route launch for the airline in 2018  Qatar Airways now operates 64 weekly flights to Thailand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first direct non-stop flight to the beautiful holiday destination of Pattaya touched down at U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Qatar

Qatar Airways welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Qatar   The State of Qatar was the first stop for the Airbus Demonstration Tour to showcase the world’s most advanced widebody aircraft throughout the Middle East and Asia Pacific Qatar Airways is the global launch customer of the A350-1000 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jan-29… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller catering with a research on Brits’ travel habits

British Airways marks its multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller catering with a research on Brits’ travel habits   LONDON, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Brits are creatures of habits when they travel, a study has found. Almost half of travellers admit they always go through the same habits and rituals to ensure their… Read the full press release