Ryanair and Pequeño Deseo Foundation organise a surprise trip to Disneyland Paris for Lucia, one of the 5,000 wishes granted to sick children

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (20 Nov) in partnership with Pequeño Deseo Foundation in Madrid, granted the wish of 5-year-old Lucia, one of the 5,000 wishes granted to sick children since the Foundation started in 2000. The Pequeño Deseo Foundation, who aim to fulfil the wishes of children… Read the full press release

Jack London Square announces a 40,000-square-foot, indoor market hall next summer

Celebrity chefs in line-up for “Oakland Assembly” Oakland, CA, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square announced this week that it’s getting a 40,000-square-foot, indoor market hall next summer. A number of celebrity chefs have already signed on to the project at 55 Harrison St. along the Port of Oakland’s waterfront. “We’re excited to see… Read the full press release

Host Hotels & Resorts names Julie Aslaksen as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

BETHESDA, Md., 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST), the nation’s largest lodging real estate investment trust (the “Company”), announced the appointment of Julie Aslaksen as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective November 14, 2019. She succeeds Elizabeth Abdoo who recently stepped down from her role at Host. Ms. Aslaksen joins the Company with more… Read the full press release

flydubai participates in the 16th edition of the “TransLogistica Uzbekistan” exhibition

flydubai is participating at the “TransLogistica Uzbekistan” Exhibition taking place in Tashkent from 20 to 22 November Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has marked the recent launch of its flights to Tashkent by participating in the 16th edition of the “TransLogistica Uzbekistan” exhibition which began in Tashkent on 20 November… Read the full press release

Heathrow names SAS as the best airline at its latest Fly Quiet and Green league table

Heathrow reveals the airport’s latest Fly Quiet and Green league table showing airlines are swapping in newer jets and improving how they fly to decrease noise and emissions SAS named best airline based on their performance this quarter – assisted by the introduction of A320neos, better track-keeping and continuous descent approaches Oman Air improves score… Read the full press release

Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy celebrates 15 years of providing training and career development to local people

Since 2004 Heathrow has supported over 5800 people into employment and contributed over £13.5 million towards training and career development Heathrow celebrates signing the Care Leaver Covenant, helping to make training and careers at Heathrow accessible to all. 87 apprentices graduated from the Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy this year, with 68% of graduates living… Read the full press release

Sunwing Airlines and TSAS announce new partnership

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Airlines and TSAS (Trans-Sol Aviation Service Inc.) by Avjet celebrated their new partnership last week at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport. Effective from November 15, 2019, TSAS is now responsible for customer experience services, ramp handling, cabin cleaning and operations for all Sunwing Airlines flights operating out of… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Conti Hansa in Kiel embarks on an extensive programme of conversion and renovation works

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — One of Deutsche Hospitality’s luxury brand hotels is about to receive a fresh new look as the Steigenberger Conti Hansa in Kiel embarks on an extensive programme of conversion and renovation works. These measures are scheduled to take place during the period from November 2019… Read the full press release

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants to make its Spanish debut with the opening of Kimpton Vividora Hotel in Barcelona in 2020

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants will make its Spanish debut, with bold Barcelona-inspired design and the brand’s signature heartfelt hospitality, along with creative Mediterranean dining and a rooftop pool Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton Vividora Hotel will be the first hotel in Spain for IHG®’s boutique luxury brand, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. Located in the… Read the full press release

Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort reopens following a $40 million renovation

Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort opens today with 336 newly designed rooms reflecting latest design thinking from Marriott Hotels, minutes from historic Willemstad Curaçao, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Tucked into the coast of Curaçao, Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort reopens today (NOVEMBER 20, 2019) after undergoing a $40 million renovation financed by Piscamar Beach Resort B.V…. Read the full press release

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority elects Earl Adams Jr. and William Sudow as Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2020

Washington DC, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board of directors elected Earl Adams Jr. to serve as its next chairman and William Sudow to serve as vice chairman for 2020 at its meeting Wednesday. The board also re-elected Monica Hargrove as secretary to the Airports Authority. All three will… Read the full press release

OpenTable and Capital One Financial Corporation to offer cardholders access to top dining destinations across the U.S.

Premium Access reservations open up prime time weekend dining times to Capital One credit cardholders SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), and Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) partnered to offer Capital One credit cardholders access to hard-to-get reservations at prime dining times… Read the full press release

British Airways to expand its fleet with a brand new 787-10 Dreamliner

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 19, 2019) announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, with its first route being Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays opens a new rescue enclosure at a big cat sanctuary in South Africa in cooperation with charity Born Free

British Airways Holidays recently announced partnership with international wildlife charity Born Free as part of its new Animal Welfare Policy The travel company has funded the creation of a new enclosure in South Africa British Airways has flown two neglected lionesses, rescued from a failed zoo in Spain to their new home Part of a… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces artificial intelligence to its airside operation at Heathrow Terminal 5

Customers flying from Heathrow Terminal 5 can expect a faster getaway as British Airways employs latest artificial intelligence and wearable tech for staff preparing aircraft to depart Intelligent software captures every moment from when aircraft arrive at the airport until they depart to help spot areas to improve punctuality British Airways remains at the forefront… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council launch a series of music concerts and festivals from 5 to 19 December 2019

Global stars lined up to perform in Doha include Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Maluma, and Cheb Khaled Qatar will showcase the top regional stars including Yara, Fahad Al Kubaisi, Rahma Riad, Ibrahim Dashti, and Omar Al Abdallat Daydream Festival will be held in Qatar for the first time for two nights in December DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Marriott International to adopt FreedomPay’s award winning commerce platform

The award winning FreedomPay Commerce Platform™ has been widely recognized for driving innovation, transformation and growth across a wide range of industries PHILADELPHIA, PA, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — FreedomPay, an innovative leader in commerce technologies, today (NOVEMBER 19, 2019) announced an agreement with Marriott International to adopt FreedomPay’s award winning commerce platform to… Read the full press release

TAP launches three new routes from Lisbon to Maceió, in Brazil; Montreal, Canada; and Ponta Delgada-Boston, in the United States

Lisbon-Maceió, Lisbon-Montreal and Lisbon-Ponta Delgada-Boston are TAP’s new routes. Unbeatable economy and efficiency of new aircraft drive the Company’s growth. In four years, TAP already serves the same number of North American cities as it does in Brazil. Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP continues to invest heavily in the Americas and once… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center Hosts ‘Capture the Moon!’ VIP Paint Night event, Commemorated with $10,000 Donation to the National Kidney Foundation

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), welcomed Houston Texans Defensive Tackle D.J. Reader to the recently opened Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center for an exclusive event to celebrate the addition of the new hotel to the downtown area. In recognition of its commitment to the… Read the full press release

Comfort hotels announces the opening of Comfort Inn & Suites Miami International Airport

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Comfort hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), opened its second hotel in two months in a major Florida market with the debut of the Comfort Inn & Suites Miami International Airport. This new hotel follows the October opening of the Comfort Inn & Suites in Sarasota, as the brand expands in the state… Read the full press release

Emirates set to kick off another year as the Official Airline of DP World Tour Championship 2019

The airline is set to kick off another year as the Official Airline of one of the largest events in Dubai’s sporting calendar, taking place from 21 to 24 November 2019 Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be teeing up for another exciting year of DP World Tour Championship 2019 –… Read the full press release

Emirates announces a firm order for 50 A350-900 XWB aircraft worth US$ 16 billion at the Dubai Airshow 2019

Fleet investment strengthens airline’s business model, and signals confidence in Dubai and UAE’s strategy of international connectivity Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today (18 November 2019) announced a firm order for 50 A350-900 XWB aircraft worth US$ 16 billion (AED 58.7 billion) at list prices at the… Read the full press release

The Emirates Group and GE Aviation extend development and leadership training programmes to UAE Nationals

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group and GE Aviation, the world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend GE’s development and leadership training programmes to UAE National employees at the Emirates Group. The MoU was signed at the Dubai Airshow by Nasser… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda airport starting March 29, 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the allocation of new daytime slots at Tokyo-Haneda International Airport in 2020, Japan Airlines today announced the expansion of its global network between Japan and the U.S., Finland, Russia, Australia, India and China. As a result, the carrier will feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges announces return of its third annual “Members Only Madness” promotion

Choice Hotels Rewards Loyalty Members with Exclusive Discounts, Bonus Points and More ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is bringing back its third annual “Members Only Madness” promotion. Now through November 22, Choice Privileges members will have the chance to unlock daily deals, including… Read the full press release

Massport offers travel tips this busy holiday season

Passengers should plan ahead this holiday season BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Plan ahead, give yourself extra time and know your transportation options were the key messages today (November 18, 2019) as the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), and a representative from AAA spoke at Boston Logan International Airport about what to expect this… Read the full press release

Stockholm Arlanda Airport welcomes All Nippon Airlines’ new non-stop service between Stockholm and Tokyo

Stockholm, Sweden, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Stockholm Arlanda Airport will increase the number of long-haul routes on offer when Japan’s largest 5-Star airline, All Nippon Airlines (ANA), launches a non-stop service between Stockholm and Tokyo in the Summer schedule. It has been more than 30 years since Stockholm Arlanda Airport had a direct route… Read the full press release

Hilton Short Hills appoints Vivian Cohen as director of catering and events

Accomplished hospitality and special events professional to oversee weddings, mitzvahs and social events SHORT HILLS, NJ, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 18, 2019), Hilton Short Hills announced the appointment of Vivian Cohen as director of catering and events, where she will oversee the planning and highly detailed execution of weddings, mitzvahs and social events…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Doha offers guests a silent retreat on 11 December 2019

Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In our increasingly hectic and urbanised world, silence is a precious commodity, which is why The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Doha is ‘turning down the volume’ and for the first time will offer guests a silent retreat on 11 December 2019. Silent Night is an annual offer available in Mandarin Oriental… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai introduces two new leisure packages

Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether guests are looking for a romantic escape with a loved one or a rejuvenating wellness retreat, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai introduces two new leisure packages, Fans of Love and Relax & Unwind, featuring bespoke experiences and tailor-made amenities for guests to enjoy a memorable stay at the luxurious beachfront resort. Overlooking… Read the full press release