Emirates and Garuda Indonesia announces codeshare partnership

Codeshare flights to facilitate seamless connectivity on 18 routes between Indonesia, Middle East, Africa and Europe; Seven new domestic destinations in Indonesia to be accessible to customers on Emirates tickets Both airlines to explore mutual benefits for members of their frequent flyer programmes Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Garuda Indonesia… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River launches The Loy Krathong Four Seasons Fair

Relax riverside for an unforgettable night of socialising, entertainment, and activities under the full moon Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Loy Krathong is all about the celebration of togetherness and the honouring of water and its life-giving energy. Situated along Bangkok’s River of Kings, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River celebrates life… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Madrid appoints Sonal Uberoi as new Director of SPA

Sonal Uberoi is the new Director of Wellness at the largest urban wellness spa in Spain Madrid, Spain, 2021-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Madrid announces that Sonal Uberoi is the new Director of its SPA. With more than ten years of experience in spa and wellness centre management, Sonal Uberoi will now be in charge of… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates its first flight to depart for the US

British Airways first flight to the US since the lifting of restrictions for the majority of UK travellers departed for New York JFK at 0830 this morning in a synchronised take-off with Virgin Atlantic BA001, a flight number previously reserved for Concorde, is being directly powered by 35% sustainable aviation fuel – believed to be… Read the full press release

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic join forces to celebrate return of US to UK nationals

Customers return to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flights to the US on Monday 8 November as country relaxes entry requirements It marks the first day since March 16, 2020 that the vast majority of UK nationals have been able to fly to the US Airlines will celebrate the easing of restrictions with a unique show… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes Official Airline Partner of the Volleyball Federation of Russia (VFR)

VFR is the first Russian sports federation to enter a partnership with the World’s Best Airline Partnership coincides with Qatar Airways launching flights to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways expands its diverse sporting sponsorship portfolio with the exciting addition of the Volleyball Federation of Russia (VFR) in… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and travel2change team up for curated activities to connect mindful travelers with communities across the Hawaiian Islands

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Hawaii-based social and environmental impact organization, travel2change, are helping to connect guests with fun and enriching activities aimed at creating a positive benefit for communities across the Hawaiian Islands. The new partnership, launched today at travel2change.org/alaskaair, will make it easier for travelers to find and participate… Read the full press release

Aloft Hotels launches new breakfast concept complete with plant-based menu items

BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (NOVEMBER 4, 2021), Aloft Hotels, the innovative brand for music enthusiasts and tech-savvy travelers part of Marriott Bonvoy’s diverse portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, announces a rebooted breakfast concept at over 150 hotels across North America, beginning this November with a full rollout by January 2022…. Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts partners Weframe to offer enhanced technology for hosting virtual and hybrid meetings

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the changing dynamics in the virtual and hybrid event world, IHG Hotels & Resorts has partnered with expert meeting technology company Weframe at select properties across Europe. Building on IHG’s leading Meet with Confidence Programme, the new partnership with WeFrame will offer enhanced technology for… Read the full press release

AC Milan legend Daniele Massaro visits Emirates’ Expo 2020 Dubai Pavilion

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the Premier Partner and Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, welcomed AC Milan legend Daniele Massaro to its Pavilion. Boutros Boutros, Divisional Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Marketing & Brand for Emirates hosted the club legend who visited the Emirates Pavilion as part of the club’s… Read the full press release

Emirates announces daily non-stop flight between Dubai and Tel Aviv, Israel

Emirates will launch a daily non-stop flight between Dubai and Tel Aviv, Israel, starting 6 December. Israeli travellers will be able to connect safely, seamlessly and efficiently to Emirates’ global route network of over 120 destinations.   The airline will deploy its modern Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three class configuration, offering private suites in First Class, lie flat seats… Read the full press release

Emirates Group celebrates UAE Flag Day

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Group employees came together this morning to proudly participate in the hoisting of the UAE’s flag, celebrating the country’s symbol of unity, and illustrious 50 year inspirational journey as a nation. The flag was raised by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and… Read the full press release

dnata announces the appointment of Guillaume Crozier as Senior Vice President, UAE Cargo

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, announced the appointment of Guillaume Crozier as Senior Vice President, UAE Cargo. In his new role, Guillaume will oversee dnata’s cargo business in the UAE covering Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) airports. Guillaume will be based in Dubai and… Read the full press release

Anantara Uluwatu’s Anantara Spa welcomes renowned healers, experts in holistic, natural approaches to healing mind, body, and spirit

Bali, Indonesia, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The peaceful bliss that surrounds Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort creates an idyllic wellness sanctuary for guests visiting the acclaimed Anantara Spa. Indigenous practices from traditions around the world are distilled into signature experiences individually personalised by highly trained practitioners dedicated to their healing arts so guests can… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina appoints Jason de Vries as Resort Manager

Hawaii, Oahu, USA, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, an award-winning private destination resort on Oahu’s tranquil western coast, announces the appointment of Jason de Vries as Resort Manager for the 370-room luxury Resort. A 15-year luxury hospitality veteran, de Vries hails most recently from Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, where he served as… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo launches six-course tasting menu with guided stargazing session

Costa Rican astronomy expert JJ Fonseca Anchia is the charismatic new guide for an out-of-this-world culinary and stargazing experience Costa Rica, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gastronomy meets astronomy in “Taste the Stars,” the world-renowned dining experience at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, combining a six-course tasting menu with a guided stargazing… Read the full press release

British Airways teams up with Neasden Temple for Diwali celebrations

To celebrate Diwali, British Airways teamed up with Neasden Temple to put on a performance at British Airways’ home at Heathrow Terminal 5 and a rangoli-inspired display at the airline’s Waterside headquarters The temple organised the event to celebrate Diwali and to thank the airline for its support during the Covid-19 pandemic The celebration involved… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized with ‘Investment in People’ accolade from Seatrade Awards 2021

A significant recognition for its contribution to getting stranded workers in the maritime industry back to their homes Airline continues to facilitate crew changes to support global supply chains DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has won the ‘Investment in People’ accolade from Seatrade Awards 2021, in recognition of its contribution… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces daily nonstop service between Seattle and Miami

Route becomes the 100th nonstop destination from our home airport; this summer, we’ll serve both major airports in South Florida for convenient travel options SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — We’re turning up the heat and celebrating! From our home in the great Pacific Northwest, Alaska Airlines is breaking out the sunscreen, packing… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Private Residences Bengaluru officially opens

An inspired lifestyle with endless possibilities Bengaluru, India, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Spanning two design-led 30-storey towers, Four Seasons Private Residences Bengaluru are officially open. For those seeking an elevated living experience, this world-class branded residential experience in India’s tech capital serves to be one of the most desired luxury experiences for homeowners. “Combining the… Read the full press release

Captain Seini Koroitamana Cornish promoted as Fiji Airways’ first ever female A330 aircraft Captain

Captain Seini Koroitamana Cornish becomes first female A330 Captain for Fiji’s National Airline Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways has announced the promotion of its first ever female to command a widebody aircraft. Captain Seini Koroitamana Cornish has progressed as a Fiji Airways A330 aircraft Captain, becoming the first female in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of 62-room extended stay hotel Hyatt House Johannesburg Sandton

The 62-room extended stay hotel located in upmarket Sandton, Johannesburg marks the debut of the Hyatt House brand in Africa Chicago, IL, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 2, 2021), Hyatt House Johannesburg Sandton celebrated its opening, marking the debut of the Hyatt House brand in Africa, while expanding the brand’s footprint globally… Read the full press release

Hyatt doubles global resorts footprint with the completion of Apple Leisure Group’s acquisition

Well Positioned to Capture Significant and Growing Leisure Travel Demand with Enhanced End-to-End Offerings and an Increasingly Diversified Portfolio Reaffirms Expanded Asset Sale Commitment to Generate an Additional $2 Billion of Proceeds by End of 2024 Fully Completes Existing Commitment CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (November… Read the full press release

Vattenfall, SAS, Shell and LanzaTech team up to get production of electrofuel started in Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Vattenfall, SAS, Shell and LanzaTech will together investigate the production of the world’s first synthetic sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) using the LanzaJet[TM] “Alcohol to Jet” technology on a large scale in Sweden. Instead of using virgin fossil material in the production process, the synthetic SAF will be… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces codeshare expansion with British Airways

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announces today (Nov. 2, 2021) a further codeshare expansion with our long-time European partner British Airways, a fellow member of the oneworld alliance. This expansion includes 16 additional markets, connecting Alaska’s network beyond Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles to British Airways’ nonstop service from London Heathrow. Since joining oneworld earlier this… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines trades plastic water bottles to more sustainable solutions

Alaska launches the U.S. industry’s first water service free of single-use plastic bottles and plastic cups; introduces paper cups and main cabin expansion of Boxed Water cartons SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ inflight water service is getting a planet-friendly upgrade. Starting tomorrow, the airline is trading plastic water bottles for… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of W Xiamen

Immersive Design, Local Culture and Eclectic Dining Take the Stage in China’s Electrifying Underground Music Destination XIAMEN, CHINA, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (NOVEMBER 2, 2021) announces the opening of W Xiamen. Owned by Powerlong Group, the hotel is set… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ avid hotels announces its 45th new hotel located in Macon, Georgia

Momentum for one of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ fastest growing brands continues in second half of 2021 Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — One of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ (IHG) newest and fastest-growing brands, avid hotels, recently  announced its 45th new hotel in Macon, Georgia – the latest in a streak of several openings. avid… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts launches franchise sales in the United States for its newest brand – VignetteTM Collection

New Luxury & Lifestyle collection brand offers hotel owners of world-class independent hotels opportunity to tap IHG’s global scale Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has launched franchise sales in the United States for its newest brand – VignetteTM Collection – providing an opportunity for independent… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport launch ‘Fly and Win’ campaign

The World’s Best Airline has teamed up with the World’s Best Airport in an unprecedented move to make one lucky passenger a millionaire, with stunning prizes for other winners DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The new ‘Fly and Win’ campaign from Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport, will offer passengers flying with… Read the full press release