Finavia, Finnair and Alepa develop new service for easier and smoother shopping at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia, Finnair and Alepa have developed a new service that makes shopping at the airport and travelling easier and smoother. You no longer need to carry souvenirs, gifts and groceries purchased from these companies’ online stores and the shops in the gate areas of Helsinki Airport to your… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes new route between Helsinki and Malmö

In partnership with Finnair, Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) has launched a non-stop service between Helsinki Airport and Malmö Airport. The first flight took off on April 16, 2018. Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The new route between Helsinki and Malmö offers six weekly departures – every day of the week except on Saturdays…. Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings celebrates its 25th anniversary in Canada

Enterprise Is Most Trusted Automobile Rental Brand TORONTO, Canada, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings – which owns the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands – is not only Canada’s largest car rental company, but is also marking its 25th anniversary in the country this year. “The Enterprise story in Canada is one… Read the full press release

East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership replaces 34 of its minibuses with Enterprise Flex-E-Rent vehicles

St. Louis, Missouri, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Community transport operator East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership (ESRTP) has replaced 34 of its fleet of fully-owned minibuses with Enterprise Flex-E-Rent vehicles. It sourced its fleet on flexible rental contracts through Enterprise Flex-E-Rent, future-proofing its services and including access to immediate replacement vehicles when these minibuses are… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches a new interactive map to help travelers book their national park road trips and visits

Driving Coast to Coast Is Easier Than Ever With New User-Friendly Map Bethesda, MD, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With nearly 331 million visits to national parks in 2017, the popularity of the nation’s most landmarked sites is continuing to grow. Marriott International has launched a new interactive map that serves as a tool to help travelers… Read the full press release

The Mayflower Hotel and Grooming Lounge partner for an exclusive new line of special scented in-room hotel amenities

DC’s Grooming Lounge Launches Its First Line of In-Room Hotel Amenities at This Iconic Hotel Washington, DC, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Mayflower Hotel, part of The Autograph Collection and one of DC’s most storied properties, announced an exciting collaboration with the Washington, DC-based Grooming Lounge. For the first time, Grooming Lounge has… Read the full press release

Oman Air to showcase its First Class mini suite at the Arabian Travel Market, 22-25 April

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will be exhibiting next week at the Arabian Travel Market, a key travel and tourism event held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 22-25 April. Acting Chief Executive Officer Abdulaziz Al Raisi, Chief Commercial Officer… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Canmore Uncorked Food & Drink Festival line-up, May 3-13, 2018

Celebrating 5 years of local flavours: Canmore Uncorked Food & Drink Festival serves up 11 days of remarkable dining experiences from May 3-13, 2018 CANMORE, AB, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — From chipotle mango duck wings and maple-smoked Alberta prime rib, to tempura salmon yellow curry and authentic seafood bouillabaisse, to peach bourbon crème brûlée and unbaked orange Grand Marnier cheesecake, Canmore Uncorked Food & Drink Festival is back with a smorgasbord of must-try local flavours… Read the full press release

De Lijn and Brussels Airport announce pilot project for testing an autonomous shuttle on the airport grounds

Tests on airport site as of early 2020 BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The board of directors of De Lijn and the management committee of Brussels Airport Company have given the go-ahead for a pilot project with a self-driving electric bus on the airport. The vehicle that is being developed for this, will… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport offers its passengers even greater comfort with the inauguration of new triple passenger boarding bridge

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (19 April 2018), Brussels Airport has inaugurated the new triple passenger boarding bridge. For the occasion, Emirates carried out a one-off flight with an Airbus A380. Thanks to the new bridge, the airport can offer its passengers even greater comfort and passengers will be able to board… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport inaugurates two spanking new plane spotting platforms for aviation enthusiasts

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Along with hundreds of plane spotters and officials from the neighbouring municipalities of Steenokkerzeel and Zaventem, Brussels Airport has inaugurated two spanking new plane spotting platforms. Apart from offering a great view of the airport, the platforms allow aviation enthusiasts to engage in their favourite pastime in all… Read the full press release

British Airways expands its Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China

Over a third of cabin crew on Beijing and Shanghai flights will be Chinese nationals, fluent in Mandarin Support for Chinese customers on the ground at Heathrow Terminal 5 also increased LONDON, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is doubling the number of Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China, so… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognised with a Special Recognition Award as the inaugural IOSA programme airline

Airline was the first to complete IOSA in 2003 and has maintained 100 per cent compliance for every audit since IATA awards Qatar Airways on 15th Anniversary of IOSA Programme DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was again recognised for its outstanding safety performance record at the International Air Transport Association (IATA)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces new codeshare partnership with Air Italy

New codeshare will provide Qatar Airways passengers greater connectivity to domestic destinations across Italy Award-winning airline acquired 49 per cent of AQA Holding in 2017, the parent company of Air Italy DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce a new codeshare agreement with Air Italy, starting 24 April…. Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free opens Maison Christian Dior boutique at the Hamad International Airport

The new Maison Christian Dior collection has arrived with a unique offering including two fragrances created exclusively for the Middle Eastern consumer, available at Qatar Duty Free DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), in conjunction with Parfums Christian Dior, has opened a one-of-a-kind boutique for passengers travelling through the… Read the full press release

Fujian and Macao tourism bodies hold the “The Maritime Silk Road” Destinations Promotion and Dinner in Melbourne, Australia

Macau, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and the Fujian Provincial Tourism Development Commission partnered up to promote their destinations in Melbourne and Sydney from 16 to 18 April, encouraging visitations to Fujian and Macao in one trip through the destinations promotions and dinners held. Riding on the mission, MGTO… Read the full press release

Virgin trials its state-of-the-art Azuma train in Sunderland and Lincoln in preparation for its roll out on the east coast from next year

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train made its inaugural visit to Sunderland and Lincoln this week as preparations to transform rail services gather pace. The iconic train, which takes its name from the Japanese word for “east”, will be rolled out on Virgin Trains’ east coast from next year,… Read the full press release

Emirates to showcase its new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite at the Arabian Travel Market 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will unveil its new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite exhibit at the Arabian Travel Market 2018 (ATM). The region’s leading travel and tourism exhibition will run from 22 – 25 April. This year marks Emirates’ 25th year of partnership and commitment to ATM. When the exhibition… Read the full press release

Emirates announces special early bird fares for UAE travellers

Early bird travellers from the UAE can take advantage of competitive fares to global destinations Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is offering special early bird fares for UAE travellers to destinations within its global network. Travellers who book in advance can enjoy special fares starting today until 30 April 2018 and applies… Read the full press release

dnata earns certification for Good Distribution Practice by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Accreditation from UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency reinforces ground handler’s commitment to quality and safety LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ —  Global air services provider and UK’s leading ground handler, dnata, has been awarded certification for Good Distribution Practice (GDP) by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA)…. Read the full press release

Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels brand expands with more than 20,000 new properties

Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels bolsters brand portfolio with more than 20,000 new properties ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced a major addition to its leisure offerings with the expansion of the Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels brand. The brand… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental opens its flagship location at Chitose International Airport on Hokkaidō Island, Japan

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental, the leading international car rental brand in Asia, today announced its return to the Japanese market with the opening of its flagship location at Chitose International Airport on Hokkaidō Island. The opening is the first of several planned this year, with locations at Fukuoka… Read the full press release

Shannon Group sponsors the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival at the University of Limerick from May 3rd to 6th

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This May Bank Holiday Weekend, from May 3rd to 6th, the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School at the University of Limerick has the potential to ignite a creative flame and inspire new generations of budding authors, Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes has stated. Speaking at the launch… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches direct flights from Vienna to Málaga and Eindhoven

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, announced today further expanding its low fare network from Austria by introducing two new destinations from Vienna to Málaga and Eindhoven. The new service to Eindhoven will be the first direct connection from Vienna and will be operated twice a week. The second… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates daily flights to Congolese capital, Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe

Dubai-based carrier launches daily flights to Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe flydubai’s network in Africa grows to 13 destinations across 10 countries DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down yesterday at N’djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport – FIH).  flydubai will operate daily flights to N’djili Airport with an… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: Scotland’s heritage attractions hit 5,041,297 visitor milestone throughout the 2017/18 financial year

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s heritage attractions have hit a record milestone, welcoming more than 5 million people for the first ever time in a single year. Historic Environment Scotland (HES), who manage over 300 Historic Scotland visitor attractions across the country representing more than 5,000 years of Scottish history, are celebrating a 17% increase… Read the full press release

Airbnb launches an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe

San Francisco, CA, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (APRIL 17 2018), Airbnb launched the Office of Healthy Tourism, an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe. Along with the launch of the Office, Airbnb is also releasing data that shows the benefits of healthy tourism… Read the full press release

The 2018 Ryanair Novice’s Steeplechase to take place on 26th April at the Punchestown Festival

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Ireland’s favourite airline today (17 Apr) got under starter’s orders for the 2018 Ryanair Novice’s Steeplechase at the Punchestown Festival, with just one week to go to until one of the highlights in the Irish National Hunt racing calendar. The Grade 1 Ryanair Novice’s Steeplechase will take… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces additional 19 Summer 2018 routes now on sale at Ryanair.com

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline today (16 Apr) announced an additional 19 Summer 2018 routes from Austria and Germany to Mallorca and other sun destinations, all of which are on sale now on Ryanair.com, the world’s most visited airline website. Ryanair’s sales agreement with Laudamotion.com now means that even… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society to host pet adoption event on Saturday, April 28, 2018

Meet your new best friend just outside the Zoo on April 28. Atlanta, GA, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Atlanta’s oldest cultural destination and Atlanta’s oldest private charitable organization team up where their missions meet – a commitment to animals – at ZooPaws hosted by Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society on Saturday, April… Read the full press release