Doncaster Sheffield Airport firefighters ready to tackle Coast to Coast (C2C) cycle challenge to raise funds for The Children’s Hospital Charity

Doncaster, England, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Firefighters from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) are set for a gruelling two-day cycle as they take on the Coast to Coast (C2C) challenge 9-10 September.  The team of sixteen cyclists and two support drivers will aim to raise more than £1,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity.  DSA is… Read the full press release

MGTO participates in the second “Macao・Creative City of Gastronomy” annual work meeting

Macao, China, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The second “Macao・Creative City of Gastronomy” annual work meeting was held today (13 August). Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam, presided over the meeting and expressed affirmation for the contributions of different entities. He highlighted that Macao’s two glamorous calling cards, namely the designation as a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square showcases life-sized sculpted elephants to raise awareness of the need for human-wildlife coexistence

London at Ten Trinity Square, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square welcomes a family of beautifully sculpted elephants created in partnership between Elephant Family and The Real Elephant Collective, to the Ten Trinity Square Lobby and Rotunda Bar and Restaurant, in support of the Coexistence Fund. Made from… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur presents Michelin Star Week, from September 17 to 22, 2019

A star-studded epicurean adventure brings together delectable flavours from Macao and Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur presents Michelin Star Week, the first-ever collaboration between Four Seasons culinarians from Macao and Kuala Lumpur. From September 17 to 22, 2019, epicures are invited to embark on an incredible gastronomic… Read the full press release

AHLA, IHLA APPLAUD PASSAGE OF BILL REQUIRING EMPLOYEE SAFETY DEVICES FOR HOTEL EMPLOYEES

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (August 13, 2019)  commended Governor Pritzker for signing the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act included in SB0075 the Workforce Transparency Act, which includes anti-sexual harassment policies and provides employee safety devices to hotel associates. “In a business of people taking care of… Read the full press release

Governor Reynolds, Senator Ernst and AHLA partner to raise awareness on unified approach to combatting human trafficking

DES MOINES, Iowa, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 13, 2019), Governor Kim Reynolds and Senator Joni Ernst are partnering the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) to raise awareness across the state for a unified approach to combatting human trafficking. As part of this effort,… Read the full press release

Essence of Harris opens a new shop at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury candle maker, Essence of Harris will bring the scents of the island to Aberdeen as it opens a new shop in the airport’s departure lounge. The independent family business, based in Tarbert on Harris, will stock its award-winning range of candles, reed diffusers and soaps at the… Read the full press release

Silversea unveils enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package

Miami, FL, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The leader in the ultra-luxury cruise industry, Silversea is bringing distant horizons closer with its enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package, now available on all luxury expedition voyages to the Arctic and Antarctica. The value-rich package, with its selection of convenient and inclusive travel benefits, provides a seamless travel experience… Read the full press release

SLICE OF ARKANSAS WINEMAKING HISTORY PRESERVED AT LITTLE ITALY ARKANSAS HERITAGE MUSEUM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Little Italy, Arkansas, which is about 20 minutes from Little Rock, has an interesting tale regarding its part in Arkansas history. The Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Museum tells the story of this pioneering community first established as Alta Villa, the “high place,” by Italian immigrants in 1915…. Read the full press release

CVG welcomes new Allegiant service to West Palm Beach, Florida

HEBRON, Ky., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Aug. 13, 2019) announces service from Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to West Palm Beach, Florida beginning November 25, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $49.* “We’re excited to add another sensational… Read the full press release

SFO to prohibit the sale of water in plastic bottles

Move requires water to be sold in recyclable aluminum, glass or BPI-certified compostable bottles SAN FRANCISCO, CA., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to prohibit the sale of water in plastic bottles effective August 20, 2019. This move will require all airport retailers, restaurants, airline lounges, and… Read the full press release

Gatwick launches a three-year schools programme to get kids thinking about engineering

Gatwick launching a three-year partnership in twenty local schools to engage pupils with engineering and promote career pathways and employability Teachers will also be trained on how to bring engineering to life in the classroom and in the school curriculum Airport to host the winners of the UK-wide ‘If you were an engineer, what would… Read the full press release

Dolphin Dynamics announces return of the 5-a-side football tournament

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel software provider Dolphin Dynamics are getting ready again for the annual 5- a-side football tournament in aid of Just a Drop for the 6th year running. This year the event will return to Rocks Lanes in Barnes on the 11th September featuring TTG Media as media sponsor. We’re also… Read the full press release

British Airways offers a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 12, 2019) British Airways has launched a sale offering a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return. There are a range of destinations available for £2019 return for two, including top US destinations such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington… Read the full press release

CDA, Special Olympics Chicago and Southwest Airlines team up for the 7th Annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk fundraiser

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation, Special Olympics Chicago and Southwest Airlines are teaming up for the 7th Annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk fundraiser on September 8, 2019 at Midway International Airport. The event offers runners and walkers of all fitness levels the opportunity to run/walk directly on… Read the full press release

SAS introduces four new services to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — During the 2019-2020 winter season SAS is going to start direct flights from Copenhagen, Aalborg and London to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil. The new airport is only a short distance from around 250 ski slopes in Sweden and Norway.  The new services will give… Read the full press release

Hilton Columbus Downtown breaks ground on the first 1,000-room convention hotel in Columbus

The city’s first 1,000-room convention hotel to open in 2022 COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Columbus Downtown, owned by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority and managed by Hilton Management Services, broke ground on a 28-story tower to create the first 1,000-room convention hotel in Columbus. Together with the existing Hilton, the hotel will offer… Read the full press release

The all-new Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center is now open

The highest situated hotel in North America offers world class dining, state-of-the-art technologies, calming wellness concept and awe-inspiring artistry together with legendary Four Seasons service in a hospitality experience like no other Philadelphia, U.S.A., 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On the uppermost floors of what is now the city’s tallest building and 10th highest… Read the full press release

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism (WDT) announces a refreshed structure of its advisory committees

MADISON, Wis., 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Wisconsin Department of Tourism (WDT) announces a refreshed structure of its advisory committees. Designed to support the department’s 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, the new structure aims to regularly welcome new voices, engage future tourism industry leaders, provide greater transparency to industry stakeholders, and address diversity, equity, and inclusion in… Read the full press release

RCI acquires travel technology platform Alliance Reservations Network (Alliance) for $92 million

Innovative technology platform enables broader B2B capabilities, fully connected door-to-door travel experiences ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, the world’s largest vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), announced today (August 8, 2019) it has acquired travel technology platform Alliance Reservations Network (Alliance) for $92 million. This strategic acquisition will accelerate growth at… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® unveils 2021-2022 Voyage Collection

Itineraries Feature 27 New Ports, 116 Overnight Stays, 3 Grand Voyages and New Free Pre- and Post-Cruise Land Tour Programs MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today (Aug. 7, 2019), luxury travelers will find their answer in Regent Seven Seas Cruises®’ 2021-2022 Voyage Collection Debut . The world’s leading luxury ocean cruise line unveiled 146… Read the full press release

Rixos Hotels announces signing of its largest all-inclusive luxury resort in the world on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera

Luxury turkish hotel brand, part of the Accor portfolio, partners with the Eastern Company For Investment And Touristic Development to takeover existing property and re-launch as the 1,636-key Rixos Hurghada Makadi Bay Paris, France, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Rixos Hotels has marked a major milestone in its Middle East expansion strategy after signing… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta opens all-new African Savanna

All life is connected in one of Earth’s most legendary wild places. Atlanta GA, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In the highly anticipated first phase of an unprecedented transformation at Zoo Atlanta, the all-new African Savanna opened on August 8, 2019. While animals continue to acclimate to their new habitats, visitors now have an opportunity… Read the full press release

Air Antwerp to begin operations between London City Airport and Antwerp from 9th September 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Belgian Civil Aviation Authority has issued Air Antwerp’s Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and operating license, enabling Air Antwerp to begin operations between London City Airport and Antwerp from 9th September 2019. In addition, Air Antwerp has concluded a codeshare agreement with KLM on this route, enabling tickets to… Read the full press release

Gatwick releases its new five-year Capital Investment Programme

£1.11 billion investment puts passengers at the heart of Gatwick’s future plans – innovation and technology to play even greater role in journeys Plans backed by new owners, VINCI Airports and Global Infrastructure Partners, as Gatwick continues focus on balanced and sustainable growth opportunities Investment in operational performance to improve resilience and create future capacity… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes American Airlines’ new direct flight to Chicago from May 2020

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to the successfully operated Philadelphia flight, American Airlines will introduce a direct flight to Budapest from Chicago O’Hare International Airport from May 2020. A modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be flying the route four times a week. American Airlines announced today that next year it is… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport trials self-service baggage drop-off desks

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Self-service baggage drop-off desks were commissioned by Budapest Airport at Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Thanks to the system currently under trial operation, the process of checking in bags becomes faster and more convenient for passengers. The trial operation of 2-2 new self-service baggage drop-off desks is already underway… Read the full press release

The construction of a new turbo roundabout to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport commenced

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — People who used the access road leading to Terminal 2 of Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport last week may have travelled back into the past for a moment or two. The construction of a new turbo roundabout had been commenced, and a more than 20-year-old Malév billboard surfaced… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian, China

Newly opened hotel in the heart of Yantian District of Shenzhen brings Hyatt Regency brand’s signature hospitality and connecting guests to the booming city CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (AUGUST 8, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian in the east Guangdong Province, China. The 298-room hotel aims… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes American Airlines’ new international routes from O’Hare to Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and American Airlines today (08/08/2019) announced new international routes from O’Hare International Airport to Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic starting Summer 2020. Chicago – Krakow, Poland (John Paul II International Airport) begins May 7 Chicago – Budapest, Hungary (Budapest Ferenc Liszt… Read the full press release