CVG welcomes the opening of new restaurants Hop & Cask and Blaze Pizza this summer

Hebron, KY, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — New restaurants are greeting travelers at CVG this summer. Global restaurateur HMSHost opened two new food & beverage options for the busy summer travel season — Hop & Cask in Concourse B by Gate 17, as well as Blaze Pizza in Concourse A. Hop & Cask celebrates… Read the full press release

Kempinski launches new Meetings & Events concept — the Inspiring Events Crafted by Kempinski

Geneva, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the new Kempinski Meetings & Events concept, event planners are offered exclusive awards in addition to value added benefits for the event, when choosing any Kempinski Hotel worldwide as their venue. When booking before 15 November 2018 the booker is invited to select two complimentary value-adding benefits… Read the full press release

Bombardier to launch Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System options on its Challenger 350 business jets

Lightweight Head-up Display (HUD) from Rockwell Collins will make the best equipped cockpit in the super mid-size segment even better The Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) will be available as an option on new Challenger 350aircraft orders and as a retrofit on in-service models The HUD and EVS bring unparalleled situational awareness and improvements… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide to open its second Oakwood-branded property in Hyderabad with Kapil Group

HYDERABAD, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (JULY 5, 2018) signed a partnership with Kapil Group (BVM Energy and Residences Pvt. Ltd.) to open its second Oakwood-branded property in Hyderabad in 2021. “Hyderabad has been developing at a rapid pace with its emerging IT, pharmaceutical and Meetings,… 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

Air Partner honoured with “Best Executive Travel Solutions Provider” award by Major Events International (MEI)

Gatwick, UK, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, was named “Best Executive Travel Solutions Provider” by Major Events International (MEI) at an awards dinner held on 27 June 2018, as part of its Major Events Summit in Liverpool. MEI provides international business services for companies who want to take… Read the full press release

GBTA to provide education, resources and networking opportunities to business travel professionals in its new chapter in Italy

London, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today (3 July 2018) announced that it is launching a chapter in Italy. Established in response to demand from the local market, the chapter will provide education, resources and networking opportunities to business… Read the full press release

HSMAI now accepting entries for its 2018 Adrian Awards

McLean, VA, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is officially accepting entries for its 2018 Adrian Awards, celebrating excellence in travel marketing. Now in their 62nd year, the Adrian Awards recognize standout brands and agencies for their innovation and creativity in hospitality advertising, digital marketing, and public relations campaigns. “The… Read the full press release

Aeroflot wins World Travel Awards: Europe’s Leading Airline for the second year

Moscow, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row Aeroflot has won two categories at the prestigious World Travel Awards: Europe’s Leading Airline and Europe’s Leading Airline – Business Class. In addition, this year for the first time Aeroflot took the title of Europe’s Leading Airline to Asia. Known unofficially as… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines introduces new in-flight Chinese dining concept for Business Class customers

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Business Class customers on selected Singapore Airlines flights between Singapore and Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Hong Kong can look forward to a new in-flight Chinese dining concept, Shi Quan Wei Mei (食全味美). Created by Zhu Jun, a world-renowned chef on the Airline’s International Culinary Panel2, Shi Quan Wei Mei… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group strengthens partnership with Hainan Airlines

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group announces a new strategic partnership with Hainan Airlines, China’s leading five-star carrier. The two companies share many synergies, and are part of the same “family of brands”: Hainan Airlines is owned by HNA Group, a China-based Fortune Global 500 company which is also a majority owner… Read the full press release

TravelClick selected by New Zealand’s Largest Independent Hotel Group to Maximize Bookings and Drive More Revenue

NEW YORK, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, today announced Scenic Hotel Group, New Zealand’s largest locally owned hotel group, has adopted TravelClick’s award-winning iHotelier® Booking Engine 4.0, part of TravelClick’s Central Reservations System (CRS). Working with TravelClick, Scenic Hotel Group is able to maximize… Read the full press release

Chase Card Services and Hyatt Hotels Corporation announce the launch of the new World of Hyatt Credit Card

More ways for cardmembers to be rewarded for how they live, work and travel, including benefits for staying healthy CHICAGO, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Chase Card Services (NYSE:JPM) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 28, 2018) announced the launch of the new World of Hyatt Credit Card, designed to reward today’s travelers for… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport opens its newly refurbished retail and F&B shopping centre, the SkyCourt

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has completed its restoration, renovation and reconstruction of its flagship  retail and F&B shopping centre, the SkyCourt, offering an enhanced shopping experience for departing passengers in time for the peak summer season. Seeing numerous retail unit openings and re-openings, as well as the refurbishment of the FoodCourt,… 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

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

Emirates SkyCargo and Cainiao Smart Logistics Network partner in cross-border e-commerce trade and airline cargo operation

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and the largest international cargo airline, has signed an MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics  Network Ltd. (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, to jointly facilitate the delivery of cross-border parcels as Cainiao looks to expand its global logistics… Read the full press release

The Port of Oakland appoints Michael Mitchell as its new Director of Human Resources

Michael Mitchell to oversee labor relations, talent acquisition and more Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland has named Michael Mitchell as its new Director of Human Resources. A 12-year Port veteran, Mr. Mitchell previously served as the Port’s Human Resources Manager. “Michael Mitchell brings a wealth of government experience… Read the full press release

Air Partner strengthens existing US network with the opening of new office in Los Angeles

Gatwick, UK, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner” or “Group”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Los Angeles (“L.A.”), in line with its strategy to grow its geographical footprint. The office, which opened on 4 June 2018, will service southern… Read the full press release

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi to rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (JUNE 11, 2018) that Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi will rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, turning the iconic ‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi’ into the first Andaz branded hotel in the Middle East. The hotel is owned by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of management and franchise agreements for nine Hyatt Place hotels and three Hyatt House hotels in Canada

Twelve Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels expected to open by 2020 TORONTO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (June 6, 2018) announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for nine Hyatt Place hotel and three… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(June 5, 2018) announced executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels. The executed contracts, which represent important expansion in key markets or markets in which Hyatt brands are under-represented, are for the following hotels: Hyatt Regency Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform for the catering industry to optimize supply management

PARIS, France, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform that enables the catering industry to optimize supply management. Founded in France in 2003, Adoria is used by 2,700 organizations (30 catering groups) and brings together 300,000 active users and more than 800 manufacturers and distributors. Adoria offers centralized… Read the full press release

SJC welcomes new Delta Air Lines’ nonstop service between New York and Silicon Valley

No. 1 Requested Domestic Route by Business and Leisure Travelers; Five SJC Carriers Now Offer Nonstop Flights from SJC to New York-Area Airports  San José, CA, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Air Lines today (June 8, 2018) began flying nonstop between New York’s John Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Mineta San José International Airport… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised as a Gold Level CORE company by Business in the Community

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has become the first UK airport to be awarded the prestigious Gold Level CORE accreditation at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards. CORE is Business in the Community’s framework for identifying and measuring corporate responsibility activity and performance across organisations. Belfast… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality announces the awarding of Phase 2 construction works of Katara Towers to HBK Contracting

Phase 2 includes construction of the above-ground superstructure and façade, MEP and first fix works Doha, Qatar, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar, announced the awarding of Phase 2 construction works of Katara Towers, Lusail City’s future hospitality landmark, to HBK Contracting. The announcement… Read the full press release

Amadeus appoints Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business

MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus announces that it has appointed Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business. Herce will also assume a regional leadership role responsible for the Travel Channels business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Herce will replace Joost Schuring who is leaving… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group launches new initiative to enhance and energize meetings and conferences

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched a new global initiative, Mindful Meetings by Mandarin Oriental, designed to enhance and energize meetings and conferences with creative solutions that are based on five key dimensions of wellness: nourishment, movement, stillness, connections and wellbeing. “Mandarin Oriental is renowned as a leader in… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office at the City of Gastronomy Festival in Parma, Italy

MACAO, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) attended the City of Gastronomy Festival in Parma from 2nd to 3rd June at the invitation of this Creative City of Gastronomy in Italy, seizing the opportunity to manifest Macao’s new status as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy and meet with representatives of… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Dale Jr’s Whisky River at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

HMSHost serves up southern hospitality with beloved NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. RDU Airport, N.C., 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Good times and great food have landed at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) with the grand opening of Dale Jr’s Whisky River in Terminal 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. officially opened his latest restaurant in partnership with global restaurateur HMSHost,… Read the full press release