Alliance Reservations Network adds new feature enhancements to its popular group hotel booking platform

ARN’s hotel booking platform Group Productivity Solution adds new industry-leading features designed to simplify the group booking process ORLANDO, FL, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Alliance Reservations Network, which was recently acquired by RCI, the world’s largest vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), has added four new feature enhancements to its popular group… Read the full press release

Silversea marks its 25th anniversary with the launch of the Lefebvre family book

New York, NY, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In the year of Silversea’s 25th anniversary, the cruise line has launched the Lefebvre family book—Sailing through History: A Family Dynasty—which chronicles Silversea’s distinguished heritage, as part of the illustrious history of its founding family. Unveiled at a dedicated event aboard Silver Wind in New York on November 6,… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel again achieves a “Service Champions Gold” Award

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — According to the results of the most extensive ranking survey to be conducted in Germany, Deutsche Hospitality’s IntercityHotel brand has once again offered some of the best customer service found in any sector during 2019. IntercityHotel achieved a “Service Experience Score” of 68.6 percent in… Read the full press release

Port of New York and New Jersey to host job fair on Friday, November 8

New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A transportation, logistics and distribution job fair, sponsored by the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Council on Port Performance, will be held on Friday, November 8. The fair will provide job seekers living in and around the New York and New… Read the full press release

Oakwood® announces new construction 98-unit residential building, Tellus on Dexter

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), announced today (Nov. 6, 2019) it has been selected by Wilshire Capital, LLC to manage Tellus on Dexter, a new construction 98-unit residential building located at 403 Dexter Ave N in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood just north of downtown. This… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland

4 BASED AIRCRAFT, 13 NEW ROUTES  BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (NOV 5, 2019) announced that it will massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland. From summer 2020 WIZZ will launch 15 new attractive routes from Gdansk, Krakow and Warsaw as well as increase weekly frequencies on the most popular services, adding… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines appoints Kevin Langford as Vice President of Human Resources

Atlanta, Georgia, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, this week welcomed Kevin Langford as Vice President of the company’s Human Resources division. Langford’s key responsibilities will include talent acquisition, employee relations, corporate communications and compensation and benefits administration. Langford joins ExpressJet with 18 years of progressive Human Resources and Labor… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings new dining options to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

HMSHost, local partners and chefs now serving guests in New Orleans’ new terminal New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s no secret that New Orleans is a foodie town and its visitors plan vacations around where to eat and drink. People coming to New Orleans can now add restaurants at Louis Armstrong New… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards teams up with Oman Airports to host its Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2019 at the Royal Opera House Muscat

London, UK, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) has partnered with Oman Airports to host its highly-anticipated Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2019 on 28th November at the Royal Opera House Muscat. Leading figureheads and decision-makers of the global travel industry will attend the red-carpet gala reception in the beautiful Sultanate of Oman. Dramatically wedged between… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection opens its 300th hotel: Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard

Industry’s Largest Soft Brand Continues Global Expansion in Top Vacation Destinations with Nearly 60 Openings Year to Date ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) reached a significant milestone today (Nov. 6, 2019) with the opening of its 300th hotel worldwide on the renowned Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard: Edgar Hotel – Martha’s… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels promotes Raúl Ramírez to SVP of international strategic planning and global head of financial planning and analysis

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, has promoted Raúl Ramírez to senior vice president of international strategic planning and global head of financial planning and analysis. In this expanded capacity, Ramírez will lead the financial and strategic long-range planning organizations for Choice’s… Read the full press release

Oak Hotels, Resorts & Suites debuts in New Zealand’s Capital

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Oaks Wellington Hotel has officially opened its doors in the heart of Wellington’s entertainment precinct, Courtenay Place, marking the debut of industry leaders, Oak Hotels, Resorts & Suites, in New Zealand’s Capital. Ideally located within the thriving CBD, the hotel holds prime position for those wanting to immerse themselves in the city’s… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas spreads festive cheer around the globe this holiday season

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — This festive season Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is spreading seasonal cheer all around the globe. Making travellers’ Santa wish list come true in incredible destinations, from colourful Sri Lankan escapes and legendary Arabian sands, to private islands in the Indian Ocean and Asia’s cultural gems, this holiday… Read the full press release

dnata certified by IATA’s CEIV Pharma for its pharma handling processes at Dubai World Central

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been certified by IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) for its pharma handling processes at its state-of-the-art cargo facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). The accreditation complements dnata’s existing CEIV Pharma certification… Read the full press release

Vistara begins daily service to Patna (Bihar) from Delhi

Patna, India, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, yesterday inaugurated service to Patna (Bihar) with a daily flight to and from its hub, Delhi. Vistara’s inaugural flight from Delhi was welcomed at Patna with a water cannon salute. The first… Read the full press release

Shannon Group welcomes Aer Lingus’ two new European routes from Shannon to Paris and Barcelona

Aer Lingus Paris and Barcelona will see airline grow its capacity at Shannon by 20% next summer Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine today (06/11/2019) welcomed the announcement by Aer Lingus of two new European routes from Shannon to Paris and Barcelona, highlighting the benefits of the connections for… Read the full press release

TAP offers 15% off weekend flights to selected destinations this November

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP’s Cyber November promotions are here, and will be repeated every weekend until the end of the month. Barcelona, Budapest, Naples and Tenerife are the destinations for 1-3 November. For the whole of November, TAP will be offering 15% off weekend flights to selected destinations. The first Cyber… Read the full press release

Maldives welcomes team of journalists and social media influencers from Italy

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A team of journalists and social media influencers from Italy have arrived in Maldives today (Nov. 4, 2019). The purpose of this trip is to create awareness of the destination in the Italian market while reaching a wider audience, feature the products of the destination and highlight on… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Announces 2020 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions

2020 initiatives highlight the “Year of Chicago Music,” Chicago’s Music Legacy and thousands of public programs in downtown Chicago and across the city’s neighborhoods Chicago, IL, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 2020 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions… Read the full press release

Massport increases number of RTGs at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal

The investment sets up the Port of Boston for growth in 2020 BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday, November 2nd, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) received two new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs), increasing the number of RTGs at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal to 16. Adding equipment is part of an $850… Read the full press release

Massport honors veterans at Worcester Regional Airport

JetBlue, American, and Delta Providing Roundtrip Tickets for Veterans     WORCESTER, ENGLAND, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 05, 2019), the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) joined local, state, and federal elected officials in a ceremony to honor veterans at Worcester Regional Airport (ORH). The event, which also marks the 750,000th passenger milestone, highlighted a special donation… Read the full press release

CAA launches a platform to help recover the thousands of drones lost in the UK

With over a quarter of drone owners admitting to having lost their drone, this service at dronesreunited.uk will be able to help reconnect owners with their lost devices thanks to the new UK drone registration system.  Drone registration also goes live today (5/11). LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority… Read the full press release

Oman Air again recognised as the one of the cleanest and quietest airlines serving London’s Heathrow Airport

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has once again been recognised as the one of the cleanest and quietest airlines serving London’s Heathrow Airport. Heathrow has some of the world’s toughest rules and regulations related to noise, which promote the use of best-in-class aircraft… Read the full press release

Hilton Singapore’s il Cielo brings modern Italian cuisine to another level with a five-day, stellar four-hands experience

il Cielo Chef de Cuisine Yohhei Sasaki and Chef Patrizia di Benedetto from One-Michelin-Star Bye Bye Blues restaurant will jointly showcase a four-hands culinary experience of modern Italian cuisine with Japanese influence from December 9 to 13, 2019 SINGAPORE, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Award-winning il Cielo rooftop Italian restaurant at Hilton Singapore is taking modern Italian cuisine to… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich announces two luxury accommodation offers for the festive season

Munich, Germany, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich is launching two luxury accommodation offers for the festive season, including a ballet performance package. Guests booking A Nutcracker Christmas room package will enjoy The Nutcracker ballet by Tchaikovsky and other seasonal indulgences on selected dates in November and December, while A Magical Christmas includes a seven-course dinner on Christmas Eve… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai offers lavish Christmas and New Year celebrations

Jumeira, Dubai, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Lavish Christmas and New Year celebrations are on offer at the glamorous beachfront Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai this festive season. A majestic canopy of frost-white lights and other seasonal decorations will create the perfect festive atmosphere for guests to enjoy a series of activities and culinary treats at the… Read the full press release

Belmond launches Peru edition of ‘Art in Motion’

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Belmond launches ‘Art in Motion’, Peru edition – collaborating with local experts and tastemakers in art, design and gastronomy bringing guests closer to contemporary Peruvian culture with an all-new timeless adventure; honouring tradition through a contemporary lens. The artful adventures are brought to life with the unveiling of… Read the full press release

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe introduces new ‘glacial’ experiences in St Petersburg

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Belmond Grand Hotel Europe introduces new ‘glacial’ experiences in St Petersburg, inviting guests to embody the spirit of Russian Wintertime. From learning the graceful art of dancing on ice during a private lesson with a World Champion coach; or sculpting a new frozen masterpiece; to discovering the city… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in search for 16 new recruits to enter its cadet pilot program

Calling all aspiring pilots! Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier is searching for 16 new recruits to enter its cadet pilot program. Filipino College graduates who are proficient in English, with an average grade of at least 80% or its equivalent in subjects related to Math, Physics and… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific finalizes order for 16 brand-new Airbus A330neo aircraft

CEB fleet revitalized with eight brand-new aircraft deliveries Manila, Philippines, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), the leading carrier in the Philippines, signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for the order of 16 A330 long-range aircraft. The transaction is valued at USD4.8 Billion. The 16 A330neo aircraft are scheduled for delivery between… Read the full press release