The Penthouse at Eichardt’s Private Hotel in Queenstown: New Zealand’s newest exclusive ultra-luxury waterfront development

The Penthouse at Eichardt’s Private Hotel in Queenstown: New Zealand’s newest exclusive ultra-luxury waterfront development   Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand’s newest ultra-luxury holiday penthouse is open for business and bookings are already coming in. The Penthouse is the NZ$10,000 per night prize jewel in an exclusive new waterfront development at… Read the full press release

megabus.com and Scottish Citylink to run coach services throughout the festive season across the UK

megabus.com and Scottish Citylink to provide hundreds of seats on Christmas Day 27 towns and cities in Scotland, England and Wales served on 25 December Special New Year’s Eve services to run from London across the UK Perth, Scotland, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Coach providers megabus.com and Scottish Citylink plan to keep passengers connected… Read the full press release

Homewood Suites by Hilton announces its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC – Capitol Navy Yard

Homewood Suites by Hilton announces its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC – Capitol Navy Yard   WASHINGTON D.C. and MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today (November 09, 2016 ) its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC… Read the full press release

YVR: Air Canada announces daily service to Frankfurt and thrice weekly service to London Gatwick for the summer of 2017

New services connect YVR to Frankfurt and London Richmond, B.C., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 9, 2016), Air Canada announced new, non-stop seasonal daily service to Frankfurt (FRA) and three-times weekly service to London Gatwick (LGW) for the summer of 2017. These new services will further expand Air Canada’s international hub at… Read the full press release

Iceland’s WOW air to launch affordable transatlantic flights from Pittsburgh International Airport

PITTSBURGH, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a successful year of new flight destinations from North America, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines WOW air will continue to offer easy and low-cost ways for Americans to travel to Europe by soon adding Pittsburgh to the growing list of destinations. The affordable transatlantic airline will… Read the full press release

Silver Airways inaugurates regularly scheduled air service to Santiago, the second largest city in Cuba

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways has started regularly scheduled commercial air service between Fort Lauderdale and Santiago, Cuba, marking the launch of the airline’s fifth of nine Cuba destinations. Silver is currently the only U.S. airline providing regularly scheduled service to Santiago, the second largest city in Cuba and a… Read the full press release

Chicago announces its lineup of special events for 2017

CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the 2017 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions (highlights only, subject to change). Admission to all events is FREE. For information and updates, visit cityofchicago.org/dcase, join the conversation on Facebook (Department of Cultural Affairs… Read the full press release

103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting on November 18 headlined by STOMP

The Scholla family of Wauconda will light their 69-Foot Norway Spruce at the 103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting on November 18 in Millennium Park CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is pleased to announce that this year’s official Chicago Christmas Tree is a 69-foot Norway Spruce donated by the… Read the full press release

Norwegian opens brand new Escape Lounge to Premium passengers at Oakland International Airport

Bærum, Norway, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian will give Premium passengers travelling to Gatwick from Oakland International Airport (OAK) free access to the airport’s brand new Escape Lounge from this month. Passengers flying in Norwegian’s Premium cabin on its award-winning low-cost flights from the Bay Area will benefit from complimentary access to… Read the full press release

Knott’s Berry Farm announces new enhancements to its offerings in summer 2017

Buena Park, Calif., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — There’s farm fresh fun for everyone coming to Knott’s Berry Farm in 2017 with a brand new thrill ride, an extended Knott’s Boysenberry Festival, the exciting return of Ghost Town Alive! next summer, and the expansion of Knott’s Soak City Waterpark. Sol Spin will bring brand new… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to open its first property in New Zealand by 2019

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. has signed a management agreement with NDG Asia Pacific (NZ) Limited to open the first Ritz-Carlton property in New Zealand in 2019, creating a new iconic property that will enhance the famous skyline of New Zealand’s leading waterfront city, Auckland. Located in the… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces its first Fairfield property in Indonesia, Fairfield by Marriott Surabaya

Marriott International announces its first Fairfield property in Indonesia, Fairfield by Marriott Surabaya   Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) introduces Fairfield by Marriott Surabaya, the first Fairfield property in Indonesia. The new hotel is a significant milestone of the brand’s expansion into the midscale hotel segment in Indonesia…. Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group named Singapore’s third best company to work for by Great Place to Work®

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, has been named Singapore’s third best company to work for by Great Place to Work®.  Munich.Germany, 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — This is the second consecutive year IHG is ranked amongst the country’s top employers after the ‘Best Companies to Work For’… Read the full press release

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system

AAAE marks one-year anniversary of operations for the innovative airport TNC management system   Alexandria, VA, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today marks the one-year anniversary of operations for a proven and successful system that helps airports manage transportation network companies’ (TNC) operations and revenue at their… Read the full press release

easyJet expands its operations in Budapest

easyJet expands its operations in Budapest   Budapest, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet’s new flight to Venice has arrived, taking the number of new destinations offered by the largest British low-cost carrier this year to two, with another, Amsterdam, to follow in 2017. easyJet is rapidly expanding its operations in Budapest. The largest British… Read the full press release

easyJet created 37 new jobs at BPO company Webhelp in Rothesay

easyJet created 37 new jobs at BPO company Webhelp in Rothesay   LUTON, UK, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has created 37 new jobs at leading global customer experience and business process outsourcing company, Webhelp. There were 23 people working for Webhelp on the easyJet account on a temporary basis and… Read the full press release

Over 140,000 flights set to take flight across easyJet’s network in summer 2017

Over 140,000 flights set to take flight across easyJet’s network in summer 2017   LUTON, UK, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (03 NOV 2016) put its summer flights on sale for 2017 with a record number of flights and routes available for passengers to book now. Over 140,000 flights… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport given The National Autistic Society’s Autism Friendly Award

Follows successful roll-out of initiatives like the hidden disability lanyard  Maria Cook appointed Gatwick’s inaugural Autism Ambassador  Airport Autism Champions to help with ongoing training of frontline staff   GATWICK, UK, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick has become the UK’s first Autism Friendly airport in recognition of the airport’s commitment to becoming an accessible… Read the full press release

Travelfusion becomes the first IT service provider to adopt British Airways’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme

Travelfusion becomes the first IT service provider to adopt British Airways’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme   LONDON, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelfusion is to become the first IT service provider to launch a site following British Airways opening up its data to IT developers as part of its New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme…. Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces free extra baggage piece to carry one set of ski equipment from 1 November, 2016

Moscow, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of the coming winter season Aeroflot announces that starting from 1 November, 2016 to 15 May, 2017 it provides a free extra baggage piece to carry one set of skiing equipment with a total weight of up to 23 kg. A set of skiing equipment includes a ski… Read the full press release

Charleston International Airport welcomes three new restaurant and retail outlets from Delaware North

North Charleston, S.C., 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, a global hospitality and food service company, today (10/21/2016) formally celebrated the opening of three new restaurant and retail outlets at Charleston International Airport (CHS). Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill, a restaurant designed by the golf legend, Caviar & Bananas, a southern-style gourmet market, and… Read the full press release

Massport introduces simplified and improved free Wi-Fi service at Logan International Airport

BOSTON, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As Logan International Airport continues to experience record-breaking volume, the Massport Board of Directors voted yesterday to authorize a pilot program with Boingo, which will simplify and improve Logan’s free Wi-Fi program for the millions of passengers which connect each year. Beginning in late October, customers in Terminal… Read the full press release

Lindley Thomen appointed as Resort Manager for Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita

Lindley Thomen appointed as Resort Manager for Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita   Mauritius, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Bringing a wealth of hospitality experience, Lindley Thomen has been appointed as the Resort Manager for Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita, where he will now oversee all daily operations of the luxury pool villa Resort… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines and ATP Flight School promote airline pilot career through its Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines (“ExpressJet”) and ATP Flight School (“ATP”) today (October 17, 2016) announced a Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement, which promotes the airline pilot career by making it more financially obtainable and providing a direct path to become a pilot at ExpressJet. Per the agreement, graduates of ATP’s Career Pilot… Read the full press release

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority extends its Airport Screening Services Agreements until March 31, 2022

Ottawa, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) today (October 18, 2016) announced the renewal of its Airport Screening Services Agreements (ASSAs) with all of its screening contractors for a period of five years. “The renewed agreements allow us to continue to build on past successes and continue to… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide’s Richard Whittaker appointed as the Deputy Chair of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP)

London, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, is pleased to announce that Richard Whittaker has been appointed as the Deputy Chair of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP), the trade association for the UK serviced apartment sector. “I am honoured to accept the… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide honored with Global Network Commitment to Excellence Gold Award by Cartus

LOS ANGELES, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2016 Global Network Conference held October 3-4 in Washington, DC at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year,… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds new twice weekly route to Faro on its Belfast summer 2017 schedule

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (21 Oct) extended its Belfast summer 2017 schedule by adding a new twice weekly route to Faro which will operate between June and August, with 12 routes in total including Berlin, London and Milan, and will deliver over 1.1m customers p.a. and… Read the full press release

Atlanta Zoo announces departure date for giant panda twins born in the U.S. Mei Lun and Mei Huan

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the first surviving pair of giant panda twins ever born in the U.S., will depart Atlanta on November 3, 2016, for the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China. In one of the most important milestones in the life of an American-born… Read the full press release

SFO CIO Ian Law received the Most Innovative Individual in Airports Award at the 2nd Annual Airport Innovation Forum

Alexandria, VA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Innovation Accelerator announced that Ian Law, Chief Information Officer at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), has won the Most Innovative Individual in Airports Award. He received the award in a ceremony at the 2nd Annual Airport Innovation Forum in Silicon Valley, held Oct. 11-13. The… Read the full press release