First Bus introduces new fuel-efficient buses equipped with latest technology on service U1 Lower Oldfield Park to University of Bath

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — University of Bath students will soon be travelling to and from Uni in eight new fuel-efficient vehicles, equipped with the latest technology which allows them to charge their smartphone and connect to the internet at the same time.  First Bus is introducing the new vehicles on service… Read the full press release

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation becomes Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation becomes Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives   Malé, Maldives, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has signed a MOU with Maldives Getaways Pvt Ltd to become an Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives (TTM). Travel Trade… Read the full press release

Allegiant Travel Company to hold its third quarter 2016 financial results conference call on October 26

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) has scheduled its third quarter 2016 financial results conference call for Wednesday, October 26 at 4:30 p.m. EDT. A live broadcast of the conference call will be available through the company’s Investor Relations website homepage at http://ir.allegiantair.com. The webcast will also be… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service from Ogdensburg, New York to Orlando Sanford International Airport

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

SANFORD, Fla., 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Oct. 5, 2016) launches new, nonstop service from Ogdensburg, New York to Orlando / Sanford via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares for as low as $56.* “We’re excited to add… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service from Concord, North Carolina to southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

PUNTA GORDA, Fla., 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today launches new, nonstop service from Concord, North Carolina to southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares for as low as $45.* “Allegiant is very excited to welcome Concord-area travelers… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service from Las Vegas and El Paso, Texas to Oakland International Airport

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

OAKLAND, Calif., 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week launches new, nonstop service from Las Vegas and El Paso, Texas to the San Francisco Bay Area via Oakland International Airport (OAK). To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares for as low as $41.* “We are… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches two new nonstop routes to Las Vegas from Oakland, California and Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Florida

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

LAS VEGAS, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week launches two new, nonstop routes to Las Vegas from Oakland, California and Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Florida. To celebrate, the company known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $41.* “We’re very… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to welcome the whole international airport community for ACI World and ACI Europe in 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, Brussels Airport will be the host of the annual Congress and General Meeting of ACI World and ACI Europe, the professional associations of airports worldwide. Our country will, in 2018, welcome the whole international airport community for a three day congress. This is a great honour… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit   Chicago, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its mission to connect people to nature and inspire them to participate in  conservation, Lincoln Park Zoo today (Oct. 6, 2016) opened its new African penguin exhibit, Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove. This immersive exhibit brings… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo: First-ever Zoohackathon for tackling the global wildlife trafficking crisis

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the weekend, Woodland Park Zoo and leading conservation technology zoos in the U.S., United Kingdom, and Asia/Pacific served as host sites for the first-ever Zoohackathon, an event that culminated with winning solutions for tackling the global wildlife trafficking crisis. The winning solution at Woodland Park Zoo has been… Read the full press release

Weekend-long Halloween celebration at Woodland Park Zoo, October 29-30

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — WHAT: Hippos, grizzlies, penguins, and other animals will gobble, smash and play with pumpkins while trick-or-treating, carved Funkin displays, and other spook-tacular activities await little goblins and ghosts at Woodland Park Zoo’s weekend-long Halloween celebration, Pumpkin Bash. Zoomazium, the zoo’s indoor nature play space, will be transformed into… Read the full press release

Chicago: The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium park will kick off the winter season on November 18

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium park will kick off the winter season on Friday, November 18 (weather permitting), on the same day as the 103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration. The rink will open to the public at noon and remain open through Sunday, March 5,… Read the full press release

Shanghai based Juneyao Airlines to become a “Connecting Partner” of Star Alliance in 2017

Shanghai based Juneyao Airlines to become a “Connecting Partner” of Star Alliance in 2017   Shanghai, China, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ —  At a ceremony held in Shanghai today (October 10, 2016), Star Alliance and Juneyao Airlines formally sealed a strategic partnership which will see the Shanghai based airline become a “Connecting Partner” of… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health

LONDON, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Mental Health Day, Virgin Trains has worked alongside the Mental Health Foundation to become the world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health. The new ‘Be Mindful’ channel showcases the UK’s first real-time video of a train journey, taking a… Read the full press release

TravelClick: hoteliers experince healthy increases in both transient leisure and group bookings in 2H-2016

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hoteliers in major North American markets can look forward to an improved group booking pace beginning at the end of 2016 and continuing into 2017, demonstrating its value in capturing incremental business as hoteliers prepare for the New Year. At the same time, hoteliers are experiencing healthy increases… Read the full press release

UK CAA confirms the restriction prohibiting all commercial flying of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2

LONDON, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the release today (7 October, 2016) by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of proposals to allow the return to service of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2, the UK Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that its existing restriction, prohibiting all commercial flying of this type by UK… Read the full press release

Oman Air appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent to the Greek market

Oman Air appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent to the Greek market   Muscat, Oman, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, appointed Goldair S.A as its General Sales Agent (GSA) to the Greek market. The event was celebrated in a reception atop historic Lycabettus… Read the full press release

Ukraine International Airlines introduces Pre-ordered Meal menu to Economy Class passengers on its short and medium-haul flights

Kiev, Ukraine, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To pre-order an onboard meal, a passenger should visit the UIA website, click the Pre-ordered Meals link, submit information on the flight date and route, and choose the preferred meal options out of an extensive selection of snacks, hot courses, and sets. In addition to basic menu, passengers are… Read the full press release

The first A350-900 with white Lufthansa paint and blue lettering

Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Airbus was in the so-called “paint shop” in the Airbus plant in Toulouse for eleven days, and then the moment arrived – the first A350-900 with white Lufthansa paint and blue lettering was ready to go. 30 people worked on the task, painting a total surface… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines will link 255 destinations in 101 countries during 2016/2017 winter flight timetable

Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines in the Lufthansa group – Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines – will be even a more attractive option for winter holidaymakers and business travellers this winter. As always, passengers can rely on the high standard of service, quality and… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Technik, Lufthansa Cargo, Rolls-Royce: successful cargo test for the entry into service of the Airbus A350 at Lufthansa

Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Technik AG, together with Lufthansa Cargo, has reached another important milestone in its preparations for the entry into service of the Airbus A350 at Lufthansa. In a test carried out under real-life conditions at Frankfurt airport, a Trent XWB aircraft engine provided by Rolls-Royce was loaded into… Read the full press release

Wizz Air reaches 444,444 passengers on its Kosice, Slovakia routes

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe has just stepped into the 4th year of its presence in Kosice and today (06/10/2016) celebrates a major milestone of carrying 444,444 passengers on its Kosice routes. The first WIZZ flight took off from Kosice in September 2013… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to launch new twice-weekly services from Chisinau to Berlin Schönefeld and Barcelona

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (05/10/2016) announced it will begin base operations at Chisinau International Airport with one A320 aircraft and add two new routes to Europe from March 2017. Wizz Air will launch new twice-weekly services from Chisinau to Berlin Schönefeld… Read the full press release

Wizz Air: New route from Kyiv (Ukraine) to Bratislava (Slovakia)

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (05/10/2016) announced a new route from Kyiv to Bratislava (Slovakia). The new services will commence on 17 December and will be operated with two weekly flights, on Tuesdays and Saturdays**.  Tickets are already on sale at wizzair.com… Read the full press release

Wizz Air reaches 2 million passengers to and from Targu Mures in Romania

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, today (05/10/2016) celebrates a major milestone of 2 million passengers to and from Targu Mures as well as 10 years of presence at the Transylvania International Airport. The first WIZZ flight took off… Read the full press release

Wizz Air September 2016: Capacity +17%; Passengers +17.9%

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (04/10/2016) announces passenger statistics for September 2016. In September 2016, Wizz Air continued to expand its network and strengthen its customer offering with the following announcements: The openning of Wizz Air’s 25th operating… Read the full press release

Airbnb to participate in Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI)-issued Policy & Trends Brief

Washington, DC, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) and Airbnb, today ( October 6, 2016) announced a new partnership that will result in a new and essential resource for the association’s members. Building upon its commitment to research and education, Airbnb has agreed to participate in a DMAI-issued Policy &… Read the full press release

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI): Dates and locations for the DMAI’s 2017 core member events

Washington, DC, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME, and President and CEO of Visit Newport Beach, Inc., and President and CEO Don Welsh today (October 3, 2016) announced the dates and locations for the association’s 2017 core member events – Spirit of Hospitality Celebration; Destinations… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines adds its ‘SQ’ designator code to Air Mauritius-operated flights between Singapore and Mauritius

SINGAPORE, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and Air Mauritius have signed a codeshare agreement to provide customers more choice and convenience when travelling to Mauritius. Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Air Mauritius-operated flights between Singapore and Mauritius. Air Mauritius currently operates three flights per week… Read the full press release

Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal honored with “The Iconic Indian Award (Aviation)” by Bharat International Tourism Bazaar (BITB / ITB Berlin)

Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal honored with “The Iconic Indian Award (Aviation)” by Bharat International Tourism Bazaar (BITB / ITB Berlin)   Mumbai, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways’ Chairman Mr. Naresh Goyal receives “The Iconic Indian Award (Aviation)” from the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Delhi, Mr. Najeeb Jung and Hon’ble Chief Minister of… Read the full press release