SFO conducts annual full-scale emergency drill to ensure highest level of readiness

Simulated terror attack tests emergency response, coordination between agencies SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its annual emergency exercise today (October 2, 2019), simulating a terrorist attack involving chemical weapons on board an aircraft to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple… Read the full press release

Alitalia to operate the first-ever nonstop flights between SFO and Rome from June 1, 2020

Flag carrier of Italy to operate first-ever nonstop flights from SFO to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) welcomed Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, back to SFO in 2020. The largest airline in Italy plans to operate the first-ever nonstop flights… Read the full press release

Swoop inaugurates flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport

The ultra-low-cost carrier is continuing to make international travel more affordable for Canadians CALGARY, AB, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Oct. 3, 2019), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., celebrates its inaugural flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport (LAS). The first Swoop flight to embark on… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes new Vacation Express’ services to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In February 2018 Vacation Express launched new nonstop charter flights between Kansas City International Airport and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The new route became Kansas City’s third international route and was the first-ever nonstop service between Kansas City and Punta Cana. In addition to the return… Read the full press release

PATA recognized the accomplishments of PATA Chapters and Student Chapter in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on Saturday, September 21 during the PATA Board Dinner and Chapter Awards Presentation, hosted by Kazakh Tourism. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The PATA Chapters and Student Chapters willingly… Read the full press release

OpenTable announces partnership with leading publisher of the creative arts Phaidon

Partnership includes two key initiatives this fall — online access to restaurants selected by the world’s best chefs and a unique 4-city dinner series NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Phaidon, leading publisher of the creative arts, today (Oct. 2, 2019) announced that it has partnered with OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the fully renovated, 169-room Hyatt Regency Hesperia Madrid

The newly renovated property marks the fourth Hyatt branded hotel in Spain CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 2, 2019) the opening of the fully renovated, 169-room Hyatt Regency Hesperia Madrid, marking the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into Spain. Located on one of Madrid’s most iconic avenues, Paseo de… Read the full press release

Air France equips its A320 and A321 aircraft with Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments

On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers’ travel experience by offering them more space to store their cabin luggage as from 2020. Paris, France, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is the first airline in the world to choose Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments to equip its A320… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport’s Runway Run charity event raised fund to support SUHANJ! Foundation

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport handed over 24 571 EUR (more than 8.2 million HUF) today (2019.10.02) to the SUHANJ! Foundation, which provides sporting opportunities for disabled people and persons with reduced mobility. The amount was collected from registration fees for the Runway Run, a charity running race organized for the seventh time. More than 1100 runners, including… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more benefits when flying between London and Asia thanks to a new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Malaysia Airlines. The new code will be added to 14 destinations the airline serves in Malaysia, including Langkawi, Penang and… Read the full press release

UNWTO Observatory NETWORK (INSTO) welcomes Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory as new member

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). The Observatory will work to monitor tourism in the south-west region of Australia and help guide its sustainable development. The Australia’s South West Sustainable… Read the full press release

Bombardier celebrates a significant milestone with the entry-into-service of the Global 6500 jet

Transport Canada awarded certification to Global 5500 and Global 6500 on September 24 The latest members of the Global family offer unmatched passenger comfort, greater range, a larger cabin and a smoother ride than competitor aircraft in the same class With a newly optimized wing and the all-new Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 engine, these aircraft fly farther, faster… Read the full press release

Christophe Degoumois appointed as Vice President of Sales, International of Bombardier Business Aircraft

Accomplished professional brings more than 20 years of experience in business jet sales to this role Mr. Degoumois will oversee aircraft sales in all regions outside the Americas Bombardier is poised to maintain its market share leadership around the world in the segments where it competes, with the most complete, most compelling portfolio of business… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ new Economy Class seats recognized with Good Design Award from Japan Institute Design Promotion

Set to debut this autumn on domestic Boeing 777-200 and 787-8 aircraft, the new Economy Class seats have already been recognized for their superior design. Seats were designed in collaboration with leading car seat designers at Toyota Boshoku. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora again takes honours in AFAR 2019 annual Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards

Newly enhanced resort again takes honours in the 2019 Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third consecutive year, AFAR has named Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora the Best for an Epic Stay in the World in its annual Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards. The magazine’s readers cast more than 200,000 votes for… Read the full press release

Coin & Candor at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research

Coin & Candor raises awareness and funds for nationally recognised Breast Cancer Awareness Month Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A., 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — During the month of October 2019, Coin & Candor, the seasonally inspired California brasserie is partnering with the local chapter of Cancer Support Community to raise awareness and funds for breast… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Austin hosts Masters of Craft” series

  Complimentary cooking classes, wine tastings and more for fall guests Austin, U.S.A, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Autumn is the ideal time to fall for Austin, with sunny skies and mild temperatures providing the perfect backdrop for a variety of seasonal activities and events. Plus, new this year, guests at Four Seasons Hotel Austin can… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle announces charity event Run of Hope Seattle on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Seward Park

Seattle, U.S.A., 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Run of Hope Seattle, an annual 5K run and 3K walk to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund (PBTRF), will hold its 11th annual Run of Hope on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Seward Park. A partnership built on hope, the collaboration between Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and the PBTRF is… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas, an all-new, ultra-luxury beachfront resort welcomes its first guests

The all-new, ultra-luxury beachfront resort opens its doors today Costa Palmas, Los Cabos, Mexico, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas welcomes its first guests today (October 1, 2019). The all-new ultra-luxury resort is situated in Baja’s undiscovered East Cape on two miles (3.2 kilometres) of pristine beachfront within the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines reinforces partnership with Amadeus on an extended distribution and IT agreement

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As Japan Airlines (JAL) takes the next step in its global growth strategy, the airline today announced a reinforced partnership with Amadeus on an extended distribution and IT agreement. Through this agreement, JAL will benefit from enhanced technology as Amadeus becomes JAL’s recommended distribution partner in the… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes the return of the Blue Angels this weekend

OAK is Bay Area home for the Blue Angels beginning Sunday Oakland, CA, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the return of the Blue Angels this weekend. OAK will serve as the Navy flyers home base for SF Fleet Week 2019.  It is the sixth consecutive year the precision Navy flyers… Read the full press release

HMSHost offers one-of-a-kind New York City trip and dinner at a James Beard award-winning restaurant

Bethesda, Md., 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention travelers: Hungry for an exclusive James Beard dining getaway experience? Well, head to the airport to savor HMSHost’s October Airport Restaurant Month, where travelers can eat their way to a one-of-a-kind New York City trip and dinner at a James Beard award-winning restaurant. At more than 60 restaurants… Read the full press release

UK expects rise in visits from China for the upcoming China National Day and the Golden Week

The UK could look forward to a rise in visits from China in the coming week as China National Day and the Golden Week holiday get underway. LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Golden Week is a prime time of travel for the Chinese and more are choosing to visit the UK than… Read the full press release

The George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Goethals Bridge mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Goethals Bridge will be lit pink beginning tonight and throughout the month of October New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Goethals Bridge will be lit pink beginning tonight, October 1, and continuing every night throughout… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Mobile Portals Project recognized with the 2019 Government Experience Award

RidePATH, CrossingTime, MyTerminal Apps and New Websites for JFK, LGA and EWR Honored By Center for Digital Government National Research and Advisory Institute Award Recognizes Agency’s Commitment to Excellence in Customer Service New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced today… Read the full press release

dnata hosts unique fundraising activity ‘dnata runs the world’

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 15,000 dnata employees around the world teamed up and took part in the company’s unique fundraising activity, ‘dnata runs the world’, to make a positive difference to the lives of others. Across the continents, from Sydney to San Francisco, teams from 26 countries joined the challenge to… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 14 new routes for its UK Summer 2020 schedule

14 New Routes & 46.3m Customers P.A DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Oct) launched its UK Summer 2020 schedule with 14 new routes including exciting destinations for Summer such as Cluj (Romania), Pisa and Terceira (Portugal), and more than 500 routes in total which will deliver 46.3m… Read the full press release

Evolution Steigenberger unveils new events area

New look for Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Brussels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Evolution Steigenberger – Steigenberger Wiltcher’s in Brussels has taken on a fresh lustre following the completion of works to create a new events area. With effect from September, the renovated facilities are available once more to stage meetings, conferences… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand announces the appointment of two new Deputy Governors

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Deputy Governors, effective from 1 October, 2019. Ms. Thapanee Kiatphaibool has been promoted to the position of Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business. She will be overseeing the development and promotion of… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is proud to announce the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum, the Group’s third hotel in Kenya. The hotel is located in the heart of Nairobi, overlooking… Read the full press release