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

Jet Airways to operate daily service from Kozhikode to Sharjah connecting Southern India to the Gulf

Mumbai, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is set to launch a daily service from Kozhikode to Sharjah, further expanding its already-extensive network connecting Southern India to the Gulf. The new service will be introduced starting October 30th, 2016. The outbound flight, 9W 208, will depart Kozhikode at 2125… Read the full press release

Safety planning in the new Connections Corridor at YYC Calgary International Airport recognized by The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)

Calgary, AB, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) has awarded The Calgary Airport Authority its ‘Special Project Award’ for its strategic implementation of safety initiatives in the new Connections Corridor at YYC Calgary International Airport. The accolade recognizes the focus on safety planning included in the development of the… Read the full press release

Meliá Hotels International gestionará el Palacio de Congresos de Palma y el hotel anexo

Meliá Hotels International gestionará el Palacio de Congresos de Palma y el hotel anexo   Mallorca, España, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — La Mesa de Contratación del Palacio de Congresos y el hotel anexo, integrada por representantes del Consorcio “Palau de Congressos de Palma” reunida hoy acaba de anunciar que Meliá Hotels International será la… Read the full press release

Hilton’s Hampton by Hilton brand opens its newest property Hampton Inn by Hilton McPherson in central Kansas

Hilton’s Hampton by Hilton brand opens its newest property Hampton Inn by Hilton McPherson in central Kansas   MCPHERSON, Kan. and MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers around the world, today (October 14, 2016) announced the opening… Read the full press release

Air Partner to arrange hosted buyer flights for IMEX America exhibition in Las Vegas

Air Partner to arrange hosted buyer flights for IMEX America exhibition in Las Vegas   Gatwick, England, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, a global provider of aircraft charter and scheduled airline travel, is working with IMEX America to arrange hosted buyer flights for the 2016 exhibition in Las Vegas for the sixth consecutive… Read the full press release

Air Partner reports record first half 2016 for its Private Jets division

Air Partner reports record first half 2016 for its Private Jets division   Gatwick, England, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In its interim results for the six months to 31 July 2016, published on 29 September, global aviation services group Air Partner reported a record first half for its Private Jets division. Performance in the… Read the full press release

Rezidor Hotel Group to release its Q3-2016 results on 25 October 2016

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group will release its Financial Report Q3-2016 on 25th October 2016 at 7:30 CET. On the same day, at 10:00 CET, Wolfgang M. Neumann, President & CEO, and Knut Kleiven, Deputy President & CFO will also host an audio webcast. To access the telephone conference,… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises welcomed Viking Star into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural North American voyage

Los Angeles, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today (October 13, 2016) welcomed its first ship, Viking Star®, into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural North American voyage. The 930-guest ship docked at Manhattan Cruise Terminal at noon, just after sailing past the Statue of Liberty with a reception… Read the full press release

Viking Cruises with four awards at the prestigious The Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Awards

Los Angeles, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Topping off a record breaking year for awards, Viking Cruises scooped no less than four awards at the prestigious The Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Awards. These awards are particularly flattering as they are selected by Cruise Critic’s expert panel of international editors. Viking Cruises won in… Read the full press release

AAAE’s Airport Innovation Accelerator selects Miami International Airport to receive the inaugural Airport Innovation Award

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Innovation Accelerator – established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation bringing together airports with corporate leaders, start-ups, regulators, airlines and key aviation stakeholders to drive creative approaches and build airports of the future – has selected Miami International… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotel Singapore embarks on a careful and sensitive restoration programme

SINGAPORE, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Hotel Singapore, the iconic luxury property managed under the award-winning international hospitality group, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, has announced that it will embark on a careful and sensitive restoration programme. The restoration of this acclaimed heritage hotel, owned by Katara Hospitality, a globally recognised hospitality owner, developer and… Read the full press release

VisitBritain and Expedia launch multi-million pound partnership to market Britain in France, Germany and the US

LONDON, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — According to VisitBritain, this partnership is targeted to deliver over £135 million of additional visitor spend to the UK economy over the three years. The first phase of the partnership gets underway with  the launch of a six-month digital marketing campaign across the three markets including online, social and… Read the full press release