Queenstown Airport offers safe, stress-free and easy summer travel tips

Queenstown Airport offers safe, stress-free and easy summer travel tips   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting your holiday is always exciting, but we also understand that travelling during Christmas and New Years can be a stressful time of year for many of you. Here are a few tips to help make… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport thanks communities for getting behind its 30-year Master Plan options

Queenstown Airport thanks communities for getting behind its 30-year Master Plan options   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport CEO Colin Keel has thanked local and regional communities for getting behind the airport’s recent three-month engagement on its 30-year Master Plan options. “It’s been great to meet so many people from… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains reduces walk-up fares by a third on east coast route

Virgin Trains reduces walk-up fares by a third on east coast route   Cost of buying ticket on the day of travel drops by a third on east coast route Total savings to customers worth up to £11m compared to normal industry walk-up fares Lower prices helping to tempt customers from air and road to… Read the full press release

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman   Amman, Jordan, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman has appointed XAYA Design Atelier as the creative directors of the property’s lobby centrepiece and The Foyer Lounge. Just as guests enter the lobby they are welcomed by a magical and… Read the full press release

Welcome to the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tunis

Welcome to the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tunis   Tunis, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a short drive from the ancient Roman ruins of Carthage and the traditional village of Sidi Bou Said, a sanctuary of modern luxury and style has opened its doors on the Mediterranean shore of the capital:  welcome to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort announces new collaboration with fashion illustrator Dallas Shaw

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort announces new collaboration with fashion illustrator Dallas Shaw   Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A., 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort has set the stage for style and modern glamour within the hospitality industry in Central Florida. The only… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels debuts Choice Privileges Tap the App sweepstakes

“Tap the App” Sweepstakes offers members chances to win more than 10 million points ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels, is celebrating the holidays by giving its loyal members chances to win prizes totaling more than 10 million Choice Privileges points. The popular loyalty program has… Read the full press release

Aeroflot earns World’s Leading Airline Brand 2017 prize at the World Travel Awards

Moscow, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has taken the prestigious World’s Leading Airline Brand 2017 prize at the World Travel Awards, the first time the nomination has been awarded. Known as the Oscars of the tourism industry, the World Travel Awards are given every year to leading tour firms, hotels and airlines. Country-level… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5

British Airways introduces Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5   London, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has introduced Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5, to help customers on their journey through the airport. The team, who are fluent in both English and Mandarin, assist customers at check-in, at the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks its achievements throughout the last two decades with new limited-edition stamp collection

Qatar Airways marks its achievements throughout the last two decades with new limited-edition stamp collection   Unique limited-edition postage stamps celebrate 20 years of success Four exclusive designs commemorate some of the airline’s biggest achievements DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its ongoing celebrations of its 20th anniversary with four unique commemorative… Read the full press release

Lufthansa unveils the concept for its brand-new Business Class

Lufthansa unveils the concept for its brand-new Business Class   The new Business Class will be employed for the first time in the Boeing 777-9 As of 2020, Lufthansa customers will enjoy even more privacy and innovative features for the best possible sleep up above the clouds Depending on their personal needs, customers can choose… Read the full press release

Oman Air increases baggage allowance on flights from Muscat to India and the Philippines until 15 December 2017

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to start the holiday season early by offering an increased baggage allowance on flights from Muscat to India and the Philippines until 15 December 2017. Oman Air already offers a generous allowance of two bags… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces winners and finalists of The 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards

UNWTO announces winners and finalists of The 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards   Madrid, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announces the winners of the UNWTO Ulysses Prize and the UNWTO Ethics Award, as well as 14 finalists for the upcoming 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism…. Read the full press release

Emirates Airline becomes the launch customer for the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations for Electronic Flight Bags

Geneva, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Emirates Airline is the launch customer for the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Electronic Flight Bags (eFB). This important innovation brings the IATA DGR into the cockpit where flight crew make important pre- and in-flight safety decisions. “For almost… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport and Customs and Excise Duties inaugurate the Z Backscatter Van to scan planes from various forms of contraband

Brussels Airport and Customs and Excise Duties inaugurate the Z Backscatter Van to scan planes from various forms of contraband   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (27 November 2017 ) the General Administration of Customs and Excise Duties and Brussels Airport inaugurated the Z Backscatter Van at the airport, in the presence of the… Read the full press release

Travelzoo wins the ‘Best Use of Voice of the Customer’ award at the 2017 Engage Awards

London, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, won the ‘Best Use of Voice of the Customer’ award at the 2017 Engage Awards, which celebrate inspirational customer and employee engagement excellence. The award was received at a glittering ceremony in London, following the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Scotland named Most Welcoming Country and Favourite Destination of 2017

VisitScotland: Scotland named Most Welcoming Country and Favourite Destination of 2017   EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Commenting on the results of the Rough Guides Reader Awards 2017, where Scotland was named Most Welcoming Country and Favourite Destination of 2017, Malcolm Roughead, VisitScotland Chief Executive, said: “It’s fantastic to see that Scotland’s charm has cast its… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Doha appoints Kemal Bayik as Director of Marketing

Four Seasons Hotel Doha appoints Kemal Bayik as Director of Marketing   Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Doha announces the appointment of Kemal Bayik as Director of Marketing of the award-winning 231-room luxury property. As Director of Marketing, Bayik will be responsible in leading sales, reservations, public relations, and catering and conference services…. Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group announces OZO Phuket in Thailand, scheduled to open in mid 2019

ONYX Hospitality Group announces OZO Phuket in Thailand, scheduled to open in mid 2019   Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group continues its portfolio expansion with the introduction of OZO Phuket in Thailand. Currently under development and scheduled to open in mid 2019, the hotel will offer 255 guest rooms and… Read the full press release

VisitEngland 2018 Awards for Excellence now open for applications

Celebrating the best of English tourism, applications are now open for the VisitEngland 2018 Awards for Excellence LONDON, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its 29th year, the awards laud the very finest in English tourism, promoting best practice and raising the bar in customer service. VisitEngland Director Andrew Stokes said: “These awards honour… Read the full press release

Tom Kelly appointed to the board of Shannon Group plc.

Tom Kelly appointed to the board of Shannon Group plc.   Shannon, Ireland, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chairman, CEO and management of Shannon Group plc have today (01 November 2017) welcomed the appointment of Tom Kelly, CEO, AerCap Ireland, to the board of Shannon Group plc. Mr Kelly has been appointed by… Read the full press release

Wizz Air implements the new cabin bag policy

NO MORE HAND LUGGAGE FEES BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, introduced the new cabin bag policy, allowing all passengers to travel with one piece of bigger hand luggage free of charge. Passengers will automatically be entitled to travel with one piece… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport announces new JetSuiteX jet service between Bay Area and Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport

Oakland, CA, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and JetSuiteX announce today (October 12, 2017) commencement of new daily jet service between the heart of the Bay Area and Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport starting in mid-November. JetSuiteX will offer a private air travel experience to Bay Area travelers heading to or from the… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation strengthens its presence in Mexico by expanding partnership with Aerolineas Ejecutivas

Textron Aviation strengthens its presence in Mexico by expanding partnership with Aerolineas Ejecutivas   LAS VEGAS, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is strengthening its presence in Mexico by expanding channel partner Aerolineas Ejecutivas’ role to include new aircraft sales and service for its full jet and turboprop… Read the full press release

Bombardier delivers final train for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets

Bombardier delivers final train for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets   Fleet of 14 four-car INNOVIA Metro 300 trains ordered in 2012 are already increasing transport and capacity ridership in the Malaysian capital The final train, for one of the world’s largest INNOVIA Metro fleets, was handed over on October 11 Berlin, Canada,… Read the full press release

Bombardier to host 21st edition of Safety Standdown USA, October 31- November 2, 2017 in Wichita, Kansas

Bombardier demonstrates industry leadership through Safety Standdown program A pillar in the aviation community, Safety Standdown promotes safety culture, continuing education and professionalism in aviation Premier aviation safety seminar open to all aircraft operators free of charge      More than 10 new workshops to cover a range of topics linked to theme of ‘Intentionally Safe’… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide® appoints Justin Pateman as CFO and Wen De Tam as head of investment and asset management

LOS ANGELES, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in furnished and serviced apartments, is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Pateman as chief financial officer and Wen De Tam as head of investment and asset management. Bringing along their strong expertise to the executive team of the company, Pateman… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group shares highlights from its 2017 Responsible Business Action Month activities around the world

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group shares highlights from its 2017 Responsible Business Action Month activities around the world   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today (16 Oct 2017) shared the highlights from its 2017 Responsible Business Action Month activities around… Read the full press release

Homewood Suites by Hilton opens its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose North

Homewood Suites by Hilton opens its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose North   SAN JOSE NORTH, Calif. and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, announced today (October 16, 2017) its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose North.  Designed for guests… Read the full press release

Stagecoach has 12 finalists at the 2017 UK Bus Awards

Transport group has 12 finalists at national awards Three Stagecoach employees in the running for top awards Finalists in categories covering bus and the community, unsung heroes and young manager of the year Perth, Scotland, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach is in the running for a host of top honours at… Read the full press release