Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Royal Brunei Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Brunei Airlines, the national airline of Brunei Darussalam, and Japan Airlines (JAL) today (February 05, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will allow JAL to offer four weekly flights between Bandar Seri Begawan and Tokyo Narita.  Royal Brunei will place its code on flights to major… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with MIAT Mongolian Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and MIAT Mongolian Airlines (MIAT) today (February 05, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement to expand both carrier’s international network between Mongolia and Japan. Reservations and ticket sales begin on March 24th, for travel from March 31, 2020. The agreement will allow Japan Airlines to… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Amadeus to develop and integrate JAL’s NDC contents through the Amadeus Travel Platform

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Amadeus IT Group SA today (February 06, 2020) agreed to develop and integrate the carrier`s NDC1 contents through the Amadeus Travel Platform. By adopting the NDC standard, travel professionals will have visual access to the carrier`s products, including high resolution images and video content,… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces the opening of its latest hotel, the 95-room Cambria Hotel Summerville-Charleston

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), now has three open locations in the greater Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan area with the opening of its latest hotel, the Cambria Hotel Summerville-Charleston. The 95-room hotel joins the Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview and Cambria Hotel Mount Pleasant-Charleston. Located at 405 Sigma Rd.,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle recognised as the #1 Best Hotel in Seattle and #1 Best Hotel in Washington State

U.S. News & World Report recognises Four Seasons as 2020 Gold Hotel Seattle, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The 10th annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Hotels” awards recognised Four Seasons Hotel Seattle as the #1 Best Hotel in Seattle and #1 Best Hotel in Washington State. The online site is a global authority in rankings, consumer advice and… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new Rome Ciampino route to Santiago de Compostela in Spain

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s and Italy’s No.1 airline, today (6 Feb) announced a new Rome Ciampino route to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, with a twice weekly service commencing in June 2020, as part of Ryanair’s Ciampino Summer 2020 schedule. Ciampino consumers and visitors can now book their holidays… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces 120-room Hyatt Place Santo Domingo Piantini in the Dominican Republic

Construction of new Hyatt Place Santo Domingo Piantini to increase Hyatt’s brand presence in the Caribbean CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (February 6, 2020) that Hyatt has entered into a management agreement with Pipax Investment, S.RL. for a new Hyatt Place hotel in the capital city… Read the full press release

Tolles Development Company announces a Hyatt Place hotel at The Summit in South Reno

The 1.58-acre site at The Summit will break ground in spring 2020 RENO, Nev., 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Tolles Development Company announced plans for the development of a Hyatt Place hotel at The Summit in South Reno. “Alongside our partners, Tolles Development saw a need for an elevated hospitality experience for today’s forward-thinking… Read the full press release

Swissport Executive Aviation moved into a dedicated VIP terminal at Marrakech Menara Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport Executive Aviation, a subsidiary of Swissport International AG, is further expanding its business in Morocco. After establishing its first Moroccan fixed-base operation (FBO) for business and executive aviation in Casablanca in 2018, Swissport now moved into a dedicated VIP terminal at Marrakech Menara Airport, which opened… Read the full press release

UNWTO to host the Conference on Tourism and the Audiovisual Industry on 1-2 May 2020 in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Year after year, destinations are receiving more and more travellers whose motivation is to visit locations where famous series or movies were filmed. Culture is an essential vector for tourism and cinema can serve as a mirror of the culture of a given community. It is against… Read the full press release

UNWTO hosts training seminar on winter tourism

More than 120 participants from different prefectures of Heilongjiang Province, China, took part in a special UNWTO training seminar on winter tourism and on making the sector open to everybody. Madrid, Spain, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Experts from UNWTO are currently working alongside the Heilongjiang Provincial Culture and Tourism Department to finalize two… Read the full press release

British Airways and Comic Relief support African NGO mothers2mothers in Ghana

African NGO mothers2mothers launches in Ghana, thanks to British Airways and Comic Relief LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of Ghanaian children will get a flying start to life as they and their families receive life-saving  health services from mothers2mothers (m2m), an African not-for-profit organisation. With funding support from British Airways and… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport and Sullivan Upper School partner to deliver a community rugby programme to school children

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has teamed up with Sullivan Upper School to deliver a community rugby programme to primary school children across East Belfast and North Down. This community rugby programme, sponsored by the Airport’s Community Fund and delivered by coaches and senior players from… Read the full press release

The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive’s inspiring keynote address

This important global aviation summit was attended by and held under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communication, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti Qatar Airways GCEO addressed key aviation stakeholders from both the private and public sector on the resilience of the industry in the face of regulatory and operational disruptions… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines will share $667 million with its Employees through its ProfitSharing Plan for 2019

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced yesterday it will share $667 million with its Employees through its ProfitSharing Plan for 2019, which includes a discretionary, incremental profitsharing award for compensation from The Boeing Company related to the 2019 financial impact of the MAX groundings. This $667 million profitsharing award is equivalent to $1.8 million a… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Miami launches ‘Platinum Wedding and Honeymoon’ offer

Hongkong, China, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of the hotel’s 20th anniversary, five-star Mandarin Oriental, Miami is gifting newlyweds the honeymoon of a lifetime with the ‘Platinum Wedding and Honeymoon’ offer. Named for the traditional 20th anniversary gift of platinum, the offer includes a seven-night honeymoon at any Mandarin Oriental hotel worldwide when booking a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds four new holiday destinations from Munich in winter 2020/2021

COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Off to the south: Lufthansa is expanding its holiday offer even further starting at the end of October 2020 by offering four additional holiday destinations from Munich. The Greek city of Thessaloniki is new, and Lufthansa guests can once again reach three Canary Islands non-stop. The sunny… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts announces three new general managers for its properties in Egypt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The experienced hotelier Islam Sabry has been named new General Manager of the Steigenberger Cecil Hotel in the port city of Alexandria. Mr. Sabry replaces Wael Aboelseoud, who has embraced a fresh challenge within the group by moving to a new role as General Manager… Read the full press release

IHG® again earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index

Company Celebrates Another Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Corporate Equality Index  Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has earned a 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and been recognized as a Best Place to Work… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo® Brussels – City in Place Charles Rogier opens doors to guests

Opening of Hotel Indigo® Brussels-City marks the brand’s second hotel in Belgium and the largest Hotel Indigo property in Europe Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®’s boutique brand Hotel Indigo®, is proud to announce the opening of Hotel Indigo® Brussels – City in Place Charles Rogier. Within walking distance to some of the city’s main sightseeing… Read the full press release

IHG announces a unique new property near Khao Yai National Park in central Thailand

InterContinental Khao Yai Swan Lake Resort will be the first international luxury resort located in Khao Yai Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today (04 FEBRUARY 2020) announces the signing of a management agreement with Elysian Hotel Management Company Limited, for a unique new property near Khao Yai… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s most well-known brands brought together in one location for the first time at Frankfurt Airport

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International has unveiled an exciting new offering at Frankfurt Airport following a long-term commitment to upgrade and elevate the existing Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center. The renovation of the property not only delivers a revamped Sheraton hotel to the market but also a brand-new… Read the full press release

W Hotels to showcase its first-ever float in the 2020 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade

W inspires travelers to celebrate equality with first-ever Sydney parade float SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Whoever you are, wherever you are, you’re welcome at W Hotels. With inclusiveness at the heart of W since it debuted over 20 years ago, the global, trailblazing lifestyle hotel brand is teaming up with Australia’s… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its annual list of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America

Illinois, California and Pennsylvania top this year’s list of states with the most romantic hotspots based on OpenTable diner reviews SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Taking the guesswork out of Valentine’s Day, the most highly coveted date night of the year, OpenTable — the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations — released its… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the Union for International Cancer Control

The airline has been active in the last few years with its support for cancer awareness with ‘Think Pink’ campaign and the opening of a new ward at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan  DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is privileged to announce it has become the Official Airline Sponsor of… Read the full press release

Emirates supports mission to raise environmental awareness and foster sustainability education

DUBAI, UAE, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Meet Ameera Mohamed Al Haranki Al Marzooqi, an Emirati Master’s student passionate about driving environmental change and raising awareness around critical sustainability issues to inspire action among local youth in the UAE. In the spirit of UAE National Environment Day, Ameera and two female companions recently travelled to the… Read the full press release

Emirates to treat customers with unique desserts and treats this Valentine’s Day

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is creating a memorable travel experience for its customers for Valentine’s Day. The airline will serve 40 unique Valentine’s Day themed desserts and treats on board and across its network of lounges spread over six continents. To celebrate the season of love, Emirates’ chefs have created Valentine’s Day… Read the full press release

dnata starts operations in Canada with the opening of its new facility at Vancouver International Airport

Expansion represents a multi-million dollar investment in Vancouver, creating 80 jobs Vancouver, Canada, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to expand its global catering network. The company commenced operations in Canada by opening a new, 48,000ft2 (4,460m²) facility at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). dnata’s latest expansion… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort recognized as the #1 Best Hotel in Orlando for six consecutive years

For the sixth year in a row, Four Seasons Resort Orlando receives the top honour for Central Florida Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognised publisher of consumer advice and information, recognised Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai named #1 Best Hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognises luxury Hawaiian resort in 2020 Best Hotels rankings Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Lanai has been named #1 Best Hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice. The 10th annual Best Hotels rankings evaluated more than 30,000 luxury properties across 400-plus destinations in… Read the full press release