Anantara Dhigu and Anantara Veli Resorts in the Maldives introduce complete Nutrition and Wellness Offerings

Maldives, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Dhigu and Anantara Veli Resorts in the Maldives are renewing their focus on wellness with the introduction of nutritional therapy, wellness cuisine workshops and health and nutrition seminars. The addition to the team of an on-property Nutritionist, combined with the resorts’ comprehensive spa, wellness and medi-spa facilities, gives Anantara Dhigu and… Read the full press release

AHLA announces 2021 Stars of the Industry Awardees

‘Stars of the Industry’ Awards Recognize Hospitality Heroes, Supports Foundation   WASHINGTON, USA, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation) today (March 23, 2021) honored the women and men across the country who selflessly led their teams and supported their… Read the full press release

flydubai offers special return fares from AED 755 for the spring and summer period

The airline is offering special return fares to select destinations starting from AED 755 and attractive packages from holidays by flydubai from AED 1,899 Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai announces attractive fares to select destinations that are available to book from AED 755. In addition, holidays by flydubai packages to Africa,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines earns Diamond Certification for APEX’s Inaugural COVID-19 Health Safety Audit for Airlines

Inaugural COVID-19 Health Safety Audit for Airlines Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) became the first airline in Japan to successfully receive Diamond Certification for providing the highest levels of safety measures throughout the travel experience. The inaugural audit was conducted by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines certified earns 5-Star Skytrax COVID-19 Rating

Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has been certified by Skytrax with a 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating, becoming one of the few airlines worldwide to achieve the accolade. The Skytrax COVID-19 Rating is a trusted assessment and certification of airline health and safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic that… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul introduces virtual and hybrid meeting packages

Seoul, Korea, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With virtual and hybrid meetings now the new normal, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul leads the way with three different packages that combine impeccable service and stunning surroundings with the latest high end audio visual. The packages allow meeting hosts to create effective online meetings, conferences and events – complete… Read the full press release

Aimbridge Hospitality announces partnership with Dreamscape Companies to manage the repositioning and reopening of multiple Hyatt full-service brand offerings

Dreamscape Companies engaged the global hotel management company to manage the repositioning and reopening of the 2,510-room property into multiple Hyatt full-service brand flags Plano, TX, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Aimbridge Hospitality, the leading, global, third-party hotel management company, has been engaged by Dreamscape Companies as their operating partner to reposition the Rio… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International and Glasgow airports introduces new rapid COVID-19 testing facilities

Aberdeen, UK, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — New rapid COVID-19 testing facilities have been introduced at Aberdeen International and Glasgow airports. The terminal-based facilities offer both PCR and antigen testing for passengers currently travelling for essential purposes during lockdown. AGS Airports Ltd has introduced the new testing facilities in its Scottish airports in partnership… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises announces its most successful pre-sale in history with its new arts-inspired World Cruise 2023

Shattering the cruise line’s booking records, Silversea’s World Cruise 2023 sold out on the day of its general opening. Miami, FL, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises has shattered its bookings records with its new arts-inspired World Cruise 2023, entitled ‘South Side Story – All the World’s a Stage’. Following the most successful… Read the full press release

AirAsia to increase ownership in BigLife to 100%

SEPANG, MALAYSIA, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia Group Berhad (AirAsia) today (22 March 2021) announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Aimia Holdings UK II Limited (Aimia) for the proposed acquisition by AirAsia of the remaining 1,665,000 ordinary shares in BigLife Sdn Bhd (BigLife), which are not already held… Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd employs SITA Omnichannel Services to improve collaboration and communication with customers

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Global ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd has placed SITA’s Contact Center platform at the heart of its ambitious plan to be ranked number one for customer service in the freight and shipping sector within the next five years. Hapag-Lloyd also wants to increase the collaboration between employees during and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas sets sail from new homeport Nassau, The Bahamas

Cruise Line to Offer New 7-night Itineraries from Nassau, The Bahamas, Starting in June MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, travelers can trade in virtual travel experiences for their long-awaited vacations and cruise in The Bahamas and Mexico with Royal Caribbean International. The global cruise line has announced a summer lineup of 7-night cruises on… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Blue Islands’ new service to Jersey

London, UK, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands will gear up flights to Jersey from 26 April following today’s (22nd Mar 2021) Government of Jersey announcement concerning the relaxation of travel restrictions for UK visitors. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “Today’s announcement is incredibly exciting, this is the news we have all been… Read the full press release

Star Alliance to establish a management office in Singapore

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance will establish a management office in the city state of Singapore later this year. This was a decision taken by its Chief Executive Board, comprising the Chief Executive Officers of its 26 member airlines, who considered a new centre of excellence to be an important… Read the full press release

Swissport expands its warehousing capacity with new lease agreement for two air cargo terminals nearby Vienna Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The expansion of Swissport’s cargo business at Vienna Airport is officially underway following the signing of a lease agreement for a brand-new air cargo facility. The new location will increase Swissport’s local warehousing capacity by nearly 50%. Swissport has signed a 7-year lease for two air cargo… Read the full press release

Priceline celebrates the 90th birthday of the iconic Priceline Negotiator, William Shatner with week-long exclusive deals

During The Negotiator’s Birthday Blowout Sale Travelers Can Save Big With Coupons For Up To 90% Off NORWALK, Conn., 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 22, 2021), Priceline kicks off a week-long birthday bash to celebrate the 90th birthday of the iconic Priceline Negotiator, William Shatner. To commemorate the milestone Priceline is offering… Read the full press release

Constance von Muehlen appointed Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines

von Muehlen is a 30-year aviation veteran with deep safety, compliance and operating experience SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 22, 2021), Alaska Air Group announced the appointment of Constance von Muehlen as Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines, effective April 3, 2021. Upon assuming this role, von Muehlen will join Alaska’s Executive Committee and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new seasonal service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul

New route from Alaska’s largest city to the Twin Cities will provide more nonstops to the state of Alaska SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announces today (March 19, 2021) new seasonal service at one of the airline’s key hubs in Alaska with new nonstop service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul. This additional… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces major investment to introduce further 46 new fully electric buses across Scotland

Funding made available through Scottish Government’s Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme 22 double-deckers and 24 single-decker electric buses for Aberdeen, Kilmarnock and Perth Major investment totalling £11m in Aberdeen, £6m in Kilmarnock and £4.4m in Perth Buses all built in Scotland by leading bus manufacturer ADL with Perth and Aberdeen infrastructure provided by SSE Boost for… Read the full press release

Scoot trials new digital initiatives to offer one-stop solution for COVID-19 pre-departure tests and verification

Scoot gets onboard Singapore Airlines’ pilot trials for one-stop pre-departure testing solution and digital verification process at check-ins Initiatives simplify customer’s overall travel experience in new normal and enhance integrity of health status verification process Trials to be expanded to other destinations in Scoot network if successful Singapore, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Two… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia announces new $12 million worth National Experience Content Initiative

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has today (17 March 2021) announced a new $12 million content creation initiative aimed at supporting tourism businesses across Australia in their recovery and driving increased visitation by helping them to better market their experiences and attractions. The National Experience Content Initiative will provide a suite of… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Public Company Limited to inject additional funds to enhance the layout and design of the upcoming ‘Dusit Central Park

Additional space and enhanced facilities are set to drive return on investment in the new normal. Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit Thani Public Company Limited (DTC), one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, and Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN), Thailand’s largest and most diversified property developer, have announced their… Read the full press release

SITA supports Cyprus with the implementation of EU-mandated air traffic control (ATC) standard

Cyprus is the first country in southeastern Europe to implement mandatory Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC), an alternative to traditional ATC voice communications. Nicosia, Cyprus, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is helping Cyprus comply with an EU-mandated air traffic control (ATC) standard that… Read the full press release

Gulfstream’s APU repair facility recognized as a Center of Excellence by Honeywell Aerospace

State-Of-The-Art Facility Has Completed More Than 2,000 APU Repairs SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (March 15, 2021) announced its auxiliary power unit (APU) repair facility has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by Honeywell Aerospace, the APU manufacturer. “Gulfstream has been a longstanding partner with Honeywell and… Read the full press release

Viking® announces three special sailings along the coast of England in May 2021

Three Special Ocean Sailings for UK Guests Will Explore England’s Scenic Shores Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( www.viking.com ) announced today (March 16, 2021) that it will restart limited operations in May 2021 with three special sailings along the coast of England. Available exclusively for UK residents, the new eight-day… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean returns to Los Angeles to add bigger, bolder vacation options along the West Coast

Navigator of the Seas to call Hollywood Home, Offering Short Cruises to Southern California and Baja California, Mexico MIAMI, FL, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — After a decade-long hiatus, Royal Caribbean International will once again call Hollywood home starting in June 2022, casting Navigator of the Seas as a “series regular” that will sail from Los Angeles. The… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas

Defining barefoot luxury in a world-class beachfront setting, the resort debuts as Hyatt’s first new-build Alila resort in the Americas ENCINITAS, Calif., 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas opens its doors today (March 17, 2021), delivering authentic and bespoke experiences in a world-class beachfront setting. The crafted luxury resort joins the… Read the full press release

Rio Las Vegas to undergo renovation and will be rebranded into Hyatt full-service brand flags

Following a multi-phase renovation led by Dreamscape Companies, the Rio Las Vegas will be repositioned to multiple Hyatt full-service offerings, starting with a Hyatt Regency hotel CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (March 18, 2021) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into franchise agreements with an… Read the full press release

SFO included on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies for 2021

Airport honored for healthy, human-centric design of Harvey Milk Terminal 1 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fast Company, the world’s leading business media brand, has named SFO on its list of Most Innovative Companies for 2021. In the “travel” category, SFO was honored for the environmentally friendly, human-centric design of Harvey… Read the full press release

Tirana Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s new route between Tirana and Munich

Tirana, Albania, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — From 30 March 2021 Lufthansa, the first European 5-star airline will start a new route between Tirana – Munich. The new route will offer its passengers 2 weekly direct flights to Munich, Germany. The flights will be on Tuesdays and Fridays. Munich is one of Europe’s and… Read the full press release