All Nippon Airways announces inaugural service of its ANA Green Jet

The ANA Green Jet will feature a livery inspired by its ANA Future Promise (AFP) program with operations and services focused on promoting sustainability and reducing CO2 emissions. The new aircraft will enter service on the Tokyo Haneda – San Francisco route on Oct. 5, 2022. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — All… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces signing of voco Brussels City North

IHG signs voco Brussels City North DENHAM, UK, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is delighted to announce the signing of voco Brussels City North, marking entry into a new market. The first of its kind in Belgium, voco Brussels City North will focus on… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces signing of Crowne Plaza & Holiday Inn Express Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Set to open in 2026 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the dual-branded Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express property marks the return of IHG to the Swedish market DENHAM, UK, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, today (29 SEPTEMBER 2022) announces the signing of Crowne Plaza &… Read the full press release

Marriott International to open 135-room AC Hotel by Marriott Suzhou

AC Hotel by Marriott Suzhou is expected to open in December 2022 SUZHOU, CHINA, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., today (SEPTEMBER 30, 2022) announced it has signed an agreement with Suzhou Jingyuan Hotel Management Co., Ltd., to bring the design-driven AC Hotels by Marriott® brand to Greater China. Expected to open in… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut its Ritz-Carlton brand to downtown Wuhan by the end of 2024

With its first arrival in central China, the iconic brand prepares to bring its legendary service to Wuhan SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., today (SEPTEMBER 30, 2022) announced the signing of an agreement with Yuexiu Property to bring its iconic Ritz-Carlton brand to downtown Wuhan. Expected to open at… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority appoints Heather Day as new human resources director

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority recently welcomed Heather Day as its new human resources director to help plan, design and develop employee-related initiatives that support the Airport’s strategic goals. In her new role, Day will lead performance management and oversee compensation, benefits and employee… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai launches new beachside eco-conscious concept store Kind by M.O.

Hong Kong, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai unveils Kind by M.O., a new beachside eco-conscious concept store that offers a carefully curated collection of fully sustainable resort wear, swimwear and accessories. Kind by M.O. embodies Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s guiding principle of ‘Acting with Responsibility’ and its journey to make… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental to feature celebrated Indian actress Alia Bhatt in its “I’m a Fan” advertising campaign

Hong Kong, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Alia Bhatt, five times winner of India’s Best Actress Award, is the latest celebrity fan to feature in Mandarin Oriental’s globally renowned advertising campaign, “I’m a Fan”. Famous for her epic roles in Hindi films, the actress recently secured a place in Netflix’s Global Top 10 films… Read the full press release

Oman Air continues to invest heavily in High Quality Flight Operations Training

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing to set benchmarks in quality and safety, Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has carried out almost 500 simulator training sessions, 83 courses for pilots, and 230 cabin crew courses over the first half of 2022 alone. The airline also saw the… Read the full press release

Vistara starts non-stop, daily flights between Mumbai and Abu Dhabi

Delhi, India, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today (01 October 2022) inaugurates non-stop, daily flights between Mumbai (India) and Abu Dhabi (UAE). The inaugural flight will depart from Mumbai at 1910 Hours (IST) and arrive in Abu Dhabi at… Read the full press release

Emirates updates its inflight content this October with documentaries and movies featuring the late Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Honouring the iconic figures who have shaped both culture and history throughout the 20th century, Emirates passengers can now watch a host of acclaimed documentaries and movies featuring the late Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles, on the award-winning ice inflight entertainment system this October. Celebrating its 17th year… Read the full press release

WTA recognised industry’s best from across Europe in the World Travel Awards (WTA) European 2022

Mallorca, Spain, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s premier travel brands have been revealed at a blockbuster gala ceremony at the new Hilton Mallorca Galatzo. The brightest stars of the hospitality industry aligned at the World Travel Awards (WTA) European Gala Ceremony 2022 to discover who amongst them had won the ultimate accolades in tourism. Triumphant… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches new, daily flights between Halifax-and-Newark and Vancouver-and-Houston

Halifax-Newark, Vancouver-Houston flights convenient for customers MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Oct. 3, 2022) announced new, daily transborder flights between Halifax-and-Newark and Vancouver-and-Houston. The year-round routes will start in December and conveniently link these major urban markets, as well as provide easy onward connections through Air Canada’s and its partner United Airlines’ global… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo announces partnership with United Cargo

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo and United Cargo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that follows on the heels of the new broader historic commercial agreement between two of the largest global airlines. This coordination will deliver benefits to air freight customers of both Emirates Skycargo and United Cargo around the world…. Read the full press release

Mala Yachts announces “Corporate Event” Division

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Dubai, UAE, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — When it comes to Event Services on Yachts in Dubai, Malay Yacht is a well-known name. Mala Yachts has a team of professionals who work hard to ensure their clients have a great time. People know them for their outstanding services and friendly staff. Mala Yachts has been… Read the full press release

Viking® expands fleet with the delivery of its second purpose-built expedition ship, Viking Polaris®

Debuting This Week, the Viking Polaris Will Explore Antarctica and the Great Lakes Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (September 27, 2022) announced it has taken delivery of the Viking Polaris®, the company’s second purpose-built expedition ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning at Fincantieri’s VARD shipyard in… Read the full press release

Blue Islands announces return of its Jersey to Ibiza services to its 2023 Mediterranean sun programme

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Convenient flights from Jersey to Ibiza are available to book now as Blue Islands returns with its 2023 Mediterranean sun programme. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “These services have proved popular over the past few years. For summer 2023, we have increased to a 10-week Ibiza… Read the full press release

Blue Islands adds extra flights between Guernsey and Jersey in November

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Responding to increasing inter-island travel demand; Blue Islands is adding extra flights in November. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “We’re all now enjoying the value of face-to-face meetings once again, as such we have seen demand for inter-island travel steadily returning. We currently operate up to… Read the full press release

Finnair announces appointments to its Shareholders’ Nomination Board

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The following persons have been appointed to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland; Timo Sallinen, Senior Vice President, Investments, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Esko Torsti, Head of Cross Asset Allocation,… Read the full press release

London City Airport announces £12m investment to upgrade its departures area

Investment of £12m along with SSP, Lagardère Travel Retail and WHSmith Upgrade will see 30% more seating, two new dining experiences and newly expanded duty free and retail space, along with new and expanded toilets Phased transition to maintain existing facilities during works, with the upgrade set for completion by Summer 2023 News comes as… Read the full press release

KLM and Transavia to share data on unruly passengers; to ban unruly passengers for five years

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM and Transavia share data on passengers placed on the No Fly List for disruptive behaviour on board or on the ground, since 29 September. Both airlines will ban unruly passengers for five years, regardless of which airline operated the flight in question. This makes KLM and Transavia… Read the full press release

Swissport starts ground handling business at Milan-Linate Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Just 12 weeks after starting up operations at Rome-Fiumicino airport in Italy’s capital, Swissport is starting operations at Milan Linate, adding another leading European business hub to its vast and growing network. Swissport will provide passenger services from 1 October. Further expansion in Italy is planned. Swissport… Read the full press release

Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport open entry with a brand new category

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The seventh Eastside Awards is now open for entry with a brand new category this year reflecting the efforts organisations are making to environmental sustainability. There are 16 awards recognising the best of East Belfast. From volunteering to business growth, health and wellbeing to community impact,… Read the full press release

Air Liban installs SITA’s Bag Manager cloud solution at Rafic Hariri International Airport

Agile cloud systems that increase operational efficiency and reliability have helped expand the airport’s capacity to handle nine million bags per year. Beirut, Lebanon, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA and Middle East Airlines–Air Liban (MEA) have renewed a technology contract and moved the airport’s baggage reconciliation system (BRS) at Rafic Hariri International Airport… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport announces return of Flight Academy programme at Runway Visitor Park, 24 – 28 October

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme gives youngsters the chance to sit in the cockpit of a real plane and see the roles that keep the airport running in action Sessions are for 4-7yrs and 8-12yrs age groups Ticket for one adult and one child costs just £12 For more information see www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk Manchester, UK, 2022-Sep-30 —… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean provides educational resources to students of Amaro Primary School on Lelepa Island, Vanuatu

The Cruise Line Continues its Commitment to Local Communities and the Next Generation of Leaders in the South Pacific SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — In keeping with its Blue Green Promise to support sustainable ocean communities, Royal Caribbean International has partnered with Amaro Primary School on Lelepa Island, Vanuatu, to provide needed educational resources to local students. As the… Read the full press release

UBS and Delaware North announce enhanced culinary program ahead of the 2022-23 NHL season

BELMONT PARK, N.Y., 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — UBS Arena, the state of the art sports and entertainment venue that’s home of the New York Islanders Hockey Club, and exclusive hospitality partner Delaware North announced today (09.28.2022) a variety of enhancements to the culinary program ahead of the 2022-23 NHL season. Highlights include various… Read the full press release

SFO completes full-scale emergency exercise

Simulated aircraft accident tests emergency response, agency coordination SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its full-scale emergency exercise today (September 28, 2022), simulating an aircraft accident to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple agencies. “Our airport has seen a wide… Read the full press release

KLM expands network this winter to 163 destinations

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On commencement of the winter schedule (28 October 2022 through 25 March 2023), KLM’s network will embrace a total of 163 destinations: 92 European and 71 intercontinental. The new destinations taken up in the network are Nantes in France, Rovaniemi in Finland, Aarhus in Denmark and Katowice… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus expands fleet with its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Pictured are Aer Lingus First Officer Conor Murray, cabin crew members Oisin Leong and Kellie Woods, and Aer Lingus Director of Fleet Lander Dominguez Ruiz as Aer Lingus took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft (registration EI-NSA, named Saint Thomas), which will go into service on… Read the full press release