H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, recognized for his global influence on the aviation industry with 2022 Joseph Murphy Award

The Award recognises H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker’s global influence on the aviation industry, spearheading the successful growth of Qatar Airways business DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, received the ‘2022 Joseph Murphy Award’ by Air Transport World (ATW), a leading online… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways 78th IATA AGM concludes: the 3 day conference saw more than 1,000 delegates and aviation leaders from around the world

This year’s AGM welcomed more than one thousand guests from around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways successfully concluded hosting the 78th International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting, held under the Patronage of His Highness The Amir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha, Qatar. The airline… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels launches throwback-themed experience full of nostalgic sips and snacks inspired by the ‘90s

From Dirty Shirleys to Dunkaroos, the Brand is Putting a Grown-Up Spin on Familiar Classics, Giving Nod to a Nostalgic Summer Break State of Mind BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, is celebrating the official start of summer by taking guests back to… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts to roll out full-size Dove hand wash, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, and body lotion to IHG Essentials and Suites Collection hotels

Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today(20 JUNE 2022), IHG Hotels & Resorts announces a global collaboration with consumer goods company Unilever to replace bathroom miniatures with bulk amenities* in over 4,000 hotels. In 2019, IHG became the first global hotel company to commit to all of its hotel brands removing bathroom… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of InterContinental Tashkent, Uzbekistan

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces future InterContinental brand debut in Uzbekistan in Trilliant Business Park Development Complex, at the heart of Tashkent Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (21 JUNE 2022) announces a debut signing for its leading luxury InterContinental… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of InterContinental Penang Resort opening in 2025

InterContinental Penang Resort has sustainability at its heart and will revitalise Penang’s most exclusive beach resort destination Penang, Malaysia, 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the signing of InterContinental Penang Resort, in partnership with THR Hotel (Penang) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield showcases 19-foot Mi’kmaq canoe to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Halifax, N.S., 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — When travellers arrive at Halifax Stanfield this summer, they will know they have arrived in Miꞌkmaꞌki, the traditional lands of the Mi’kmaq people. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to partner with Canoe ’22 and the 2023 North American Indigenous Games on the installation of a… Read the full press release

Emirates to start daily services to Mexico City from 23 June 2022

Mexico City will be served with daily flights from 23 June Dubai, UAE, 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced that it will increase frequencies and start daily services to Mexico City (MEX) via Barcelona (BCN) from 23 June 2022. Boosting its frequency from six times weekly to daily flights, Emirates will now… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Bali appoints Randy Shimabuku as General Manager

Bali, Indonesia, 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Randy Shimabuku has been appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Resorts Bali, taking leadership of the two iconic resorts at Jimbaran Bay and Sayan at a critical time as Bali reopens to the world. The appointment marks an exciting new chapter as the Bali resorts unveil a brand new spa, new… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Nevis appoints Karen Mcfarlane as the new Spa Director

Spa and wellness hospitality veteran brings extensive resume spanning for than twenty years Nevis, West Indies, 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Nevis, the award-winning resort consistently ranked by travellers and travel experts as one of the top resorts in the Caribbean, has named Karen Mcfarlane as the new Spa Director. A spa and wellness… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai plants 50,000th tree within Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Legacy Forest

Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the first and only AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star Resort on Hawaii Island, announces the planting of its 50,000th tree within Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Legacy Forest. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is a leader in environmental stewardship and has made sustainability a priority. This collaboration… Read the full press release

Cambria® Hotels launches destination-inspired interpretations of its signature Cambria Margarita

Inspired by local flair and flavors, the upscale, bar-forward brand creates six city-inspired Cambria Margaritas ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 21, 2022), to celebrate the start of the summer travel season, Cambria® Hotels—an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH)—launches  six destination-inspired interpretations of its signature Cambria Margarita. Curated by… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces signing for the Steigenberger Residences Doha, Qatar

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is pleased to announce the successful signing of the Management Agreement for the Steigenberger Residences Doha, Qatar. Complementing the recently opened Steigenberger Hotel Doha, the Residences will include 278 uniquely furnished apartments offering the warm comforts of a home and a space that… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches its first non-stop service to South-East Asia with seasonal service to Bangkok, Thailand

Only non-stop North America-Thailand route. Service to operate four-times weekly beginning Dec. 1 Daily Toronto-Mumbai flights via London Heathrow beginning Oct. 29 Restoration of key routes to India, Australia, New Zealand and Peru MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada announced today (June 20, 2022) the expansion of its international network with the addition of Bangkok, Thailand, the carrier’s first non-stop service to South-East… Read the full press release

SITA selected to boost air traffic safety and efficiency at eight airports in Poland

Eight airports in Poland will benefit from new air/ground communications technology. Warsaw, Poland, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) has selected global air transport IT provider, SITA, in a four-year contract to digitally transform air/ground communications and boost air traffic safety and efficiency. Eight of Poland’s international airports will be… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways wins awards for ‘Best for Wellbeing Onboard’ and ‘Best for Kids Kit Onboard’ at the Onboard Hospitality Awards

Nadi, Fiji, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, scored two big wins at the Onboard Hospitality Awards held this week at the World Travel Catering Expo (WTCE) in Hamburg, Germany –– receiving the awards for ‘Best for Wellbeing Onboard’ and ‘Best for Kids Kit Onboard’. As part of its ‘Travel Ready’… Read the full press release

CVG named Best Airport in North America for Staff Service in 2022 by Skytrax

Erlanger, Ky., 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — CVG is proud to have been named by Skytrax as the Best Airport in North America for Staff Service in 2022! We are also proud to be ranked as the second-best regional airport in North America. Every employee at CVG remains focused on delivering excellent customer service for the… Read the full press release

easyJet becomes Lisbon’s #2 airline at Lisbon airport with the assignment of 18 new slots at Lisbon

London, UK, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, welcomes the European Commission’s decision to assign 18 slots at Lisbon airport, formerly owned by TAP, to easyJet. As a result, easyJet will become Lisbon’s #2 airline at Lisbon airport. The decision means that easyJet will be able to offer a wider choice… Read the full press release

Munich Airport ranked one of the best airports in the world at the annual “World Airport Awards”

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In passengers’ eyes, Munich Airport is still one of the best airports in the world even after two years of pandemic: At the annual “World Airport Awards” conferred by London-based aviation consultancy Skytrax, the Bavarian air transportation hub was awarded the title of “Best Airport in Central… Read the full press release

IATA announces the appointment of Pegasus Airlines’ Mehmet Tevfik Nane as new Chair of the IATA Board of Governors

Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Pegasus Airlines Vice-Chairperson of the Board (Managing Director) Mehmet Tevfik Nane has assumed his duties as Chair of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a one-year term, effective from the conclusion of the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM)… Read the full press release

IATA announces winners of the 2022 IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the winners of the third edition of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards:  Inspirational Role Model: Güliz Öztürk – CEO, Pegasus Airlines, High Flyer Award: Kanchana Gamage – Founder and Director, The Aviatrix Project, Diversity & Inclusion Team: airBaltic. “The IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards recognize individuals… Read the full press release

Celley Buchanan elected vice president of airport operations and customer service at Alaska Airlines

SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ board of directors has elected Celley Buchanan vice president of airport operations and customer service. In this role she is responsible for all aspects of the airline’s airport operations across its broad network, excluding Seattle. Buchanan is a 23-year veteran of Alaska Airlines and Horizon… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport welcomes resumption of British Airways’ nonstop service between Silicon Valley and London

Nonstop flights connecting Silicon Valley and London resumed June 13 San José, Calif., 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A familiar tail returned to the flight line at Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) last night with the resumption of British Airways’ daily, nonstop service connecting Silicon Valley and London following a two-year… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new nonstop flights to Palm Springs

San José, Calif., 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting Nov. 6, Southwest Airlines® will introduce new, nonstop flights connecting Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and Palm Spring International Airport (PSP). “Greater Palm Springs has long been a popular spot for Silicon Valley travelers, and Southwest’s new flights will make getting there this winter… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport welcomes ZIPAIR plans for new, nonstop service to Tokyo

SJC will become innovative airline’s gateway to Northern California in December San José, Calif., 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In a press conference held earlier today (June 15, 2022) in Tokyo, Japanese low-cost carrier ZIPAIR announced plans to inaugurate new, nonstop service between Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and Tokyo Narita International Airport… Read the full press release

PATA announces partnership with OAG a leading data platform for the global travel industry

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new preferred partnership with OAG, a leading data platform for the global travel industry. The new agreement will provide PATA members with continued access to unique and reliable aviation data through the PATAmPOWER platform. It will… Read the full press release

UNWTO and Allianz Partners commit to promote safe, responsible, and accessible tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and its Affiliate Member Allianz Partnershave signed a Memorandum of Understanding, consolidating their joint commitment to promoting safe, responsible, and accessible tourism. The agreement confirms and renews the desire from both parties to continue collaborating in key areas, namely promoting the values of sustainable, inclusive, and… Read the full press release

Blue Islands expands its fleet with its fifth ATR 72 aircraft

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands is pleased to announce the arrival of its latest ATR 72 aircraft, G-ISLO. The plane arrived yesterday at the airline’s home base in Jersey from East Midlands Airport, where it was fitted-out in the distinctive Blue Islands livery. The new aircraft will be “on the… Read the full press release

IATA appoints Dr. Xie Xingquan as Regional Vice President for North Asia

Beijing, China, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the appointment of Dr. Xie Xingquan as its Regional Vice President for North Asia with effect from today (15 June 2022). Dr. Xie has held various appointments in China, Canada and Singapore throughout his 24 year career in the aviation… Read the full press release

Bieder & Maier opens its own very first coffee house at Vienna Airport

VIENNA, Austria, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Viennese café is now open at Vienna Airport. The young coffee manufacture Bieder & Maier opened its own very first coffee house located in the publicly accessible departure hall in Terminal 3. Freshly ground coffee produced in-house can either be enjoyed right there on site,… Read the full press release