Travel to Kenya – Global Tourists Prefer Private Conservancies Prioritizing Conservation, Luxury and Privacy

Nairobi, Kenya, 2018-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Masai Mara has fuelled African fantasies for years and without the shadow of a doubt, its wildebeest-spotted savannahs are the attractions of what a star-studded region as it became one of the wonders of the world. Dream of Africa and you dream of the Masai Mara. This… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers Top Day Tour Trips from Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Lake Naivasha and Crescent Island Tour Naivasha has become an agricultural back water that now exists primarily to service the area’s blossoming with flower industry For many people Lake Naivasha is the first port of call after Nairobi and with its shores fringed in papyrus and yellow backed… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd now can be booked online with immediate effect

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IntercityHotel is getting its new flagship earlier than expected. A building currently under development on the South side of Frankfurt Central Station will boast 414 rooms, making it the largest property to operate under the brand name. The team at the hotel is delighted that… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi names Sandeep Bhagwat as its new Executive Chef

Langkawi, Malaysia, 2018-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Langkawi announces the appointment of Sandeep Bhagwat as theRresort’s new Executive Chef.  An accomplished chef, he brings a fresh gastronomic perspective and innovative approach to the acclaimed luxury resort, focusing on sustainable cuisine to elevate the epicurean experience. Chef Sandeep is responsible for overseeing the culinary operations of… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes Widerøe’s new direct service from Hamburg to the Norwegian city of Bergen

Nature enthusiasts, fans of Scandinavia and cruise passengers benefit from new northern route / Latest aircraft being deployed HAMBURG, Germany, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Even faster to the Fjords of Norway: On 14 August, the airline Widerøe will celebrate the inaugural flight of its new direct service from Hamburg to the Norwegian city of… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport welcomes new Frontier Airlines’ nonstop, year-round flight to San Diego

Flight is first year-round, nonstop flight to long-time unserved destination INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hoosiers looking to head to the southern-most part of California will have two options available out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) starting today, as Frontier Airlines launches its inaugural nonstop, year-round flight to San Diego. Frontier Airlines announced… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces management appointments

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced several Leadership changes. Southwest Airlines welcomes Tammy Amirault onboard as Managing Director, Technology—Enterprise Management and Analytics to succeed Sherry Staber, Southwest’s Vice President, Technology—Enterprise Management & Technical Operations who announced her plans to retire. Amirault joins Southwest from IMPRIVA, a San Francisco-based strategic business and IT… Read the full press release

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 to be held in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India, February 13-15

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced that the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 (ATRTCM 2019) will be held in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India from February 13-15. The announcement was made by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy at Tourism PowerHouse 2018, a PATA India Chapter initiative, held recently… Read the full press release

Norwegian to recruit 40 pilots, doubling the current number of flight crew currently operating out of Dublin base

Airline looking to recruit 40 pilots, almost doubling the current number of flight crew currently operating out of Dublin base Recruitment drive is a result of previously announced transatlantic expansion in Ireland including a new route between Dublin and Hamilton / Toronto. LONDON, 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to continued expansion Norwegian has… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with Pilot Assistance Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 64th Air Safety Forum today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with this year’s Pilot Assistance Award. ALPA presented its prestigious award to Capt. McDermott for his extraordinary service leading ALPA’s  national pilot assistance programs. “Capt. McDermott’s passion for… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines Capt. Mark Pinsky earns ALPA Presidential Citation

Ann Arbor Pilot Honored for Commitment to Pilot Assistance WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 02, 2018), at the 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized Delta Air Lines Capt. Mark Pinsky with a Presidential Citation for his dedication to helping his fellow airline… Read the full press release

ALPA honored Delta Air Lines Captain Greg Rooney with Superior Airmanship Award

Las Vegas Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today honored Las Vegas resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Greg Rooney, in addition to his crewmates Captains Paul Wilkinson and Jay Arnett, with the prestigious ALPA Superior Airmanship Award for… Read the full press release

United Airlines First Officer James Berzon earns inaugural ALPA Aviation Jumpseat Award

Castle Rock Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 02, 2018), in conjunction with its 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented United Airlines First Officer James Berzon with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. First Officer Berzon… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett honored with ALPA Superior Airmanship Award

San Diego Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today honored San Diego resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett, in addition to his crewmates Captains Greg Rooney and Paul Wilkinson, with the prestigious ALPA Superior Airmanship Award for… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service between SJC and JFK

Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service between SJC and JFK SEATTLE, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines begins nonstop service today between Mineta San Jose International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. With the addition of the new service, Alaska now operates 15 flights a day to JFK from six West Coast gateways including Las Vegas; Los… Read the full press release

The FinLab and Singapore Tourism Board and NATAS to host digital transformation programme for travel agencies

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The FinLab, a joint-venture between United Overseas Bank (UOB) and SGInnovate, today announced its collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) to help travel agencies advance their businesses through a digital transformation programme for businesses. Through the three-month acceleration programme, travel… Read the full press release

British Airways launches campaign to recruit experienced pilots

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a big new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation. The job opportunities have arisen with the growth of its London City schedule and increased regional flying from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted and Edinburgh airports this year. BA CityFlyer, the wholly… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches the first and only A350 service to Scotland

The award-winning airline will offer 406 additional seats per week to passengers travelling between Doha and Edinburgh Daily Edinburgh service will continue providing people of Scotland one seamless international connection to gateways around the world Commitment to United Kingdom continues following recent launch of two new routes to  London Gatwick and Cardiff DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-09… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes RISE’s first official airline partner

Hong Kong’s home airline works with major startup event to invest in city’s innovative future HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is strengthening its support for Hong Kong’s development as a leading global startup hub by sponsoring RISE, one of the world’s largest startup and tech conferences which is returning to the… Read the full press release

The Torridon achieves a 5 Star Gold award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel set on the edge of a sea loch with beautiful views of the Torridon mountains has achieved VisitScotland’s most prestigious Quality Assurance (QA) accolade. The Torridon has achieved a 5 Star Gold award from the national tourism organisation. The beautiful property comprises 18 luxury… Read the full press release

Marriott International acquires the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel for $255 million

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has purchased the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel for $255 million. Marriott has plans for a significant renovation covering the downtown Phoenix hotel’s guest rooms and public space to transform the property into a cutting-edge model for the Sheraton… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort in Vietnam

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental®Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort has opened its doors, the latest addition to the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts brand in Vietnam, and the 1000th IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) property to open within the Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) region. It is located on the pristine Phu Quoc… Read the full press release

IHG to rebrand Hotel Marina Agra to Holiday Inn Agra MG Road

Strengthens presence in India and expands footprint of the Holiday Inn brand family Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed a management agreement with Hotel Marina Agra for Holiday Inn Agra MG Road. The 150-room hotel is expected to be rebranded… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the WoodSpring Suites San Antonio Stone Oak

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with New Era IV LLC and Premier Property Management, opened the WoodSpring Suites San Antonio Stone Oak. Located at 2619 N. Loop 1604 E., the hotel represents the fourth WoodSpring Suites property to open… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague names Stephane Gras as its new General Manager

Gras brings almost two decades of global hospitality experience to his new role Prague, Czech Republic, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Prague announces the appointment of Stephane Gras as the new General Manager of the Hotel. Stephane has overseen the Hotel’s operations in his role as Hotel Manager for the past three years and is… Read the full press release

PATA and Skål International to promote responsible development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Skål International have announced a new organisational partnership, recognising the importance of promoting the responsible development of the travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy and Skål International CEO Daniela… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines mobile app integrates booking travel to/from the airport with Lyft

Customers can book travel to/from the airport with Lyft through the Southwest mobile app DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is partnering with rideshare company Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., to let Customers catch a Lyft on the way to the airport! The enhancement will offer Southwest… Read the full press release

Star Alliance to treat customers to a new premium lounge experience at Fiumicino Airport

Premium lounge experience at first dedicated alliance lounge in Rome Star Alliance branded lounges network grows to seven ROME, Italy, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance customers travelling from Rome can look forward to a new premium lounge experience at Fiumicino Airport. The new Star Alliance Lounge will welcome eligible First and Business Class passengers and Star Alliance… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group expands its Open API to include the direct booking of flights

Lufthansa Group extends its Open API with booking functionality, strengthening its direct digital sales channel  External programmers from startup ecosystem get direct access to the airline’s online ticketing The new booking functionality is now available for the UK market COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is expanding its Lufthansa Open… Read the full press release

Oman Air to start new service between Muscat and Moroccan city of Casablanca on July 1, 2018

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air will commence its new flight from Muscat to the Moroccan city of Casablanca as of July 1, 2018. The national carrier of the sultanate of Oman is looking into further expanding its fleet and destination network as the airline continues to grow its operations out… Read the full press release