Icelandair launches flights between BWI Marshall Airport and Keflavik International Airport starting May 2018

New International Service to Iceland and Connections Across Europe to Begin in May 2018 Baltimore, MD, 2018-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today welcomed the announcement that Icelandair will start nonstop service to Reykjavik, Iceland.  Icelandair will operate flights between BWI Marshall Airport and Keflavik International Airport with four weekly roundtrip flights starting on… Read the full press release

Valuable insights for travellers looking to beat the crowds and get a great deal on their summer holiday in Spain

MALAGA, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — January is the busiest month for booking a summer holiday. With a little research and flexibility, you can bag a bargain beach holiday this summer for up to 60% cheaper than peak season rates. A week’s self-catering holiday on the popular Spanish Costas, for four sharing, costs from an… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Mystery Town Tours launches an exciting way to discover Canmore

Part tour, part game: Get the texts, solve the clues, unlock the adventure! CANMORE, AB, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’ve known Canmore for 20 minutes or 20 years, a new phone-driven tour adventure promises an exciting way to discover a whole new side of the town – for locals and visitors alike. Created by… Read the full press release

easyJet teams up with house and pet sitting business, TrustedHousesitters to make it easier for pet owners and animal lovers to travel

easyJet survey shows most pet owners would travel more if they had better pet care easyJet has partnered with TrustedHousesitters, a house and pet-sitting membership service to enable even more opportunities to travel for both pet owners and animal lovers easyJet customers will be able to book free house sitters for their pets or find… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI’s additional weekly flight to the Greek island of Kos and Turkish destination of Dalaman

BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI the UK’s largest holiday brand, has today announced it has added an additional weekly flight to the popular Greek island of Kos and Turkish destination of Dalaman for summer 2018 operating out of Bristol Airport. TUI adds thousands of seats for summer 2018 from Bristol Airport.  Holidaymakers… Read the full press release

South African Airways and TAAG Angola Airlines announce code-share partnership

JOHANNESBURG, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) is proud to announce a code-share agreement with TAAG Angola Airlines. As part of the extended agreement, SAA will code-share with TAAG on their direct services between Johannesburg and Luanda and between Cape Town and Luanda effective 15 January 2018. In return, TAAG Angola Airlines… Read the full press release

UNWTO unveils activities during the 38th edition of the Madrid International Tourism Fair (FITUR), January 17-21

The UNWTO Awards on Innovation and Excellence in Tourism, African and Middle East tourism development and the Chinese Market among the activities of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during the 38th edition of the Madrid International Tourism Fair (FITUR, January 17-21), the yearly kick-off for the world’s leading tourism meeting points. MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jan-11 —… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group announces the appointment of Gary Beck as Horizon Air’s new president and CEO and Constance von Muehlen as COO

SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group today announced that Gary Beck will be Horizon Air’s new president and chief executive officer, and Constance von Muehlen will be its chief operating officer. Beck is not a newcomer to Alaska Air Group, having served Alaska Airlines from 2008 to June 2015 as vice president of flight operations. “Gary earned the… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London opens new PilatesPT Studio with award-winning trainer Hollie Grant

Hong Kong, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London has teamed up with award-winning trainer and founder of London’s successful PilatesPT studio Hollie Grant, to offer a menu of holistic and bespoke programmes at the hotel’s new PilatesPT Studio from 5 February, 2018. All programmes are suitable for both men and women. Hollie is renowned for The Model… Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car expands its Exotic Car Collection with Jaguar F-TYPE SVR

Exclusive Partnership Allows Drivers to Rent the Brand’s Critically Acclaimed Model in 15 Markets Around the Country ST. LOUIS, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Car enthusiasts rejoice – the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the highly sought-after Jaguar F-TYPE SVR has just been made easier thanks to an exclusive partnership between Enterprise Rent-A-Car… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces signing of W Osaka, slated to open in 2021

NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — W is about to rise up in the Land of the Rising Sun. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, today announced the signing of W Osaka, slated to open in 2021. Owned by Sekisui House, a long-standing partner of Marriott International, this opening will be the first-ever… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes Hainan Airlines’ direct flight to Shenzhen, China

From 20 March, Brussels Airport will have a direct connection to Shenzhen Boa’an International Airport. The Chinese airline Hainan Airlines is launching a third direct connection from Brussels Airport to China, in addition to its flights to Beijing and Shanghai Pudong. The Brussels-Shenzhen route will, from its introduction, be operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner,… Read the full press release

HSMAI unveils its full schedule of events for 2018

McLean, VA, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce its full schedule of events for 2018. The events to be offered to hotel professionals and their partners through HSMAI Americas in 2018 will feature educational opportunities such as conferences and roundtables in addition to multifaceted-events… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental launches the Year of the Earth Dog Spa Experience

Hong Kong, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Earth Dog year is said to be one of action, requiring planning and energy in order to succeed. To celebrate Chinese New Year, which begins on 16 February 2018, Mandarin Oriental has launched the Year of the Earth Dog Spa Experience to ground and relax guests while rebalancing energy for… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts announces its first property in Hong Kong scheduled to open by early 2019

Renowned Interior Designer André Fu to Bring Inimitable Style to the Bustling Metropolis HONG KONG, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today announced a collaboration with China Resources Property which is slated to bring the legendary St. Regis brand to Hong Kong by early 2019. Marriott International has nine properties… Read the full press release

Oman Air recognised by GE Aviation for its record breaking Boeing 787 engine change in just 20 hours

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, was recently praised by GE Aviation, for its record breaking Boeing 787 engine change. The procedure was completed in just 20 hours, earning Oman Air world-wide recognition for its remarkable engineering feat. The record breaking achievement was acknowledged… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG to hire more than 8,000 new employees in 2018

Largest growth in cabin crew with 4,000 new employees 250 apprentices to start at the Lufthansa Group Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, Deutsche Lufthansa AG will hire more than 8,000 new employees. The majority of them will be flight attendants who will work for various Lufthansa Group airlines in 2018. Lufthansa, Germany’s… Read the full press release

Prototype test in Lufthansa FlyingLab

More individualized flight experience and increased passenger comfort Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom extend collaboration with finalists Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The future of flying starts now: over a period of several months, the finalists of the “Telekom Fashion Fusion & Lufthansa FlyingLab” fashion and technology competition worked at Fab Lab Berlin on… Read the full press release

Volaris names Mr. Holger Blankenstein and Mr. Fernando Suárez as Executive Vice Presidents

Mexico City, Mexico, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, announced today that Mr. Holger Blankenstein and Mr. Fernando Suárez, will assume the positions of Executive Vice Presidents of the airline group effective immediately. In their enhanced management role, Mr…. Read the full press release

Vistara to operate daily direct flight between Delhi and Chennai from February 15, 2018

Vistara to fly between Delhi and Chennai from February 15, 2018, and between Chennai and Port Blair, starting March 1, 2018 Vistara to fly twice daily direct service between Delhi and Chennai, and once daily between Chennai and Port Blair Bookings now open on all channels New Delhi, India, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Baku welcomes Tristan Tuaud as Executive Pastry Chef

Baku, Azerbaijan, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Baku announces the appointment of Tristan Tuaud as Executive Pastry Chef of the leading luxury hotel in the city. With an abundance of experience in the art of pastry, Tuaud is ready to bring fresh new ideas to Four Seasons Hotel Baku. With more than nine years of experience, where he… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto names Carolina Avaria as its new Chef Concierge

Toronto, Canada, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto welcomes Carolina Avaria as its new Chef Concierge. As both President of Les Clefs d’Or Canada and global Director of Communications for Les Clefs d’Or, the professional organisation for the world’s best hotel concierges, Avaria will continue to uphold the remarkable reputation held by the Chef Concierge role at the… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers discounts up to 40% on its annual January Sale

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — New Year, New Travels! Today, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, launches its annual January Sale, offering discounts up to 40% for stays at more than 300 of the best independent properties across 50 countries. This limited-time global promotion, valid for bookings of three nights or more… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches new transfers booking platform powered by CarTrawler

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (4 Jan) launched Ryanair Transfers, a new transfers booking platform, powered by CarTrawler, allowing Ryanair customers to book the widest range of ground transport including taxis, chauffeur, bus, coach and rail services, all at the lowest prices on the Ryanair.com website. Ryanair Transfers,… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place brand debuts in Germany with the opening of Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport

CHICAGO, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Place brand to Germany. Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport joins six Hyatt Place hotels across Europe, including Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport, Hyatt Place West London/Hayes, Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport, Hyatt Place Jermuk, and Hyatt Place Yerevan…. Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company celebrates 10th anniversary of its partnership with Jet Airways

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), celebrated the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline. A ceremony was held at BIA to mark the occasion, which was attended by senior officials from BAC and Jet… Read the full press release

easyJet to connect Scotland with Jersey in the Channel Islands and Seville in Spain from Edinburgh

easyJet flights from Edinburgh to Jersey and Seville are now on sale Flights to Seville take off from 26th March 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season Flights to Jersey take off from 31st March 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season easyJet now offers 40 routes from Edinburgh LUTON, UK,… Read the full press release

easyJet unveils key milestones in technological initiatives in 2018

easyJet’s fleet will increase from 280 to over 300 aircraft by spring 2018 of which more than half will be A320s easyJet will have 28 neo aircraft in the fleet by the end of the year The delivery of easyJet’s first A321neo aircraft will contribute to the airline’s strategy to quieten and decarbonise aviation easyJet… Read the full press release

Dolphin Dynamics welcomes Ivor Hughes as Sales Manager

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ivor Hughes has joined travel technology provider Dolphin Dynamics in the new position of Sales Manager. Having held previous sales positions at Comtec, Traveltek and recently SABS Travel Technologies, Hughes has years of experience developing relationships with and selling reservations and mid/back office systems to travel agencies and… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces an exciting and expanded new menu for its long-haul flights

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is today announcing a multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller (long-haul economy cabin) catering, introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which provides more quantity and quality to both meals and great snacking options throughout the flight. Options now include: ·       Pretzels with the… Read the full press release