Hampton Brown appointed Vice President, Revenue Generation, Marketing, & Innovation at San Diego International Airport

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — After an extensive nationwide search, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority President and CEO, Kimberly Becker has promoted Hampton Brown to Vice President, Revenue Generation, Marketing, & Innovation. In this role, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the revenue generation, innovation, marketing, and air… Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association announces partnership with Switzerland Tourism with focus on Sustainability

Monroe, WA, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — During the first in Europe AdventureELEVATE virtual event (24-25 March 2021) the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Switzerland Tourism (ST) announced their two-year collaboration with focus on Sustainability. During the next two years, Switzerland will partner with ATTA on knowledge gathering and sharing, education, market activation, and awareness… Read the full press release

“Macao Week in Hangzhou” highlights Macao as healthy, safe and quality destination for Mainland visitors

Macao, China, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Macao Week in Hangzhou” was staged smoothly for four consecutive days (26 – 29 March), actively spotlighting Macao as a healthy, safe and quality destination to attract Mainland visitors for travel and spending in Macao. Held at Hubin Pedestrian Street in Hangzhou, the mega roadshow showcased… Read the full press release

Massport selects Eastern Salt to develop two parcels at the Massport Marine Terminal

Plan includes critical investment to the North Jetty berth Boston, Massachusetts, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors selected Eastern Salt, a local, family-owned business, to develop two parcels at the Massport Marine Terminal within the Ray Flynn Marine Park in South Boston. The parcels are a combined… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate a special flight carrying only fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard

A380 flight to carry fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard Flyers to experience Emirates’ newest A380 cabins and latest on-ground technologies that enable a smooth and speedy journey through the airport Proceeds from the flight to be donated to the Emirates Airline Foundation Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is showcasing the… Read the full press release

Emirates announces resumption of four-weekly services to Orlando from 2nd June 2021

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume four-weekly services to Orlando from 2nd June 2021, further expanding its US network, and offering customers worldwide more travel choices and enhanced connectivity via Dubai. With the addition of Orlando, Emirates will be serving over 60 weekly services to and from 11… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates its first A380 double-decker service at Terminal 1 in Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport

Airline’s inaugural service into new terminal operated by newest A380 with premium economy Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has made its first A380 touchdown at Terminal 1 in Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), making it the first airline to operate the double-decker aircraft to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s latest… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta unveils the dramatic transformation of its meeting and event space

Luxury landmark’s enhancements include modern design and technology to support for hybrid meeting solutions Atlanta, U.S.A, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, celebrated as the epitome of iconic luxury in the South’s vibrant, history-rich capital, welcomes a new era of business and social gatherings with its dramatic transformation of meeting and event… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach welcome its newest team member — Fort, the Resort’s official therapy dog

Australian Labradoodle puts an extra spring in guests’ steps Palm Beach, U.S.A., 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach soon welcomes new reservations beginning April 1, 2021, the Five-Star, Five-Diamond oceanfront Resort will also welcome its newest team member, a four-legged friend named Fort. The 10-month-old Australian Labradoodle will become the Resort’s official therapy… Read the full press release

La Mansión, at Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires reopens its doors to guests

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Almost a year after closing its doors to the public on March 19, 2020, La Mansión, located at Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires, has reopened to welcome those who wish to stay again. Guests will be able to choose between the seven suites that this 1920 palace has…. Read the full press release

Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao honored with One-Diamond rating at 2021 Black Pearl Restaurant Guide Awards

Macau, China, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao received a One-Diamond rating at the Meituan Dianping 2021 Black Pearl Restaurant Guide Award Ceremony held in Yangzhou, Jiangsu on March 26, 2021. The Black Pearl is not only a restaurant guide, but explores and promotes the Chinese culinary culture, and the development… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Toronto Online Shop features Café Boulud and d|bar by Chef Daniel Boulud dishes

Toronto, Canada, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto continues to adapt its programming in an effort to stay connected with its community, offering luxury experiences to ensure the absence of worry. This spring, Toronto is invited to enjoy signature Café Boulud and d|bar by Chef Daniel Boulud dishes from the comfort of one’s home, by placing orders online,… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards opens voting for its World Travel Awards 2021

London, UK, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) has opened voting across all regions worldwide for its 28th annual programme. Travel professionals, media and consumers are invited to vote for their favourite travel brands. Categories cover the entire spectrum of the travel and tourism industry, and range from hotels, resorts and destinations… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new Liverpool to Zadar route from July 2021

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (30 Mar) announced a new Liverpool to Zadar route, commencing in July 2021 and flying twice weekly as part of Ryanair’s UK Summer 2021 schedule. UK families can now book a summer getaway, flying on the lowest fares and with the option… Read the full press release

Viking® marks 1st year anniversary of its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV

Cast of New MASTERPIECE Show, “Atlantic Crossing,” Will Appear on Viking’s Enrichment Channel to Mark Milestone Anniversary Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) this week marks the one-year anniversary for its award-winning enrichment channel, Viking.TV (https://viking.tv/). Launched last March, in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Viking.TV was conceived… Read the full press release

SITA launches AI-enabled solution that quickly return lost items on aircraft or in airports to their owners

New solution cuts cost by 90% and significantly reduces repatriation time Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA has launched WorldTracer Lost and Found Property, an artificial intelligence-enabled solution that solves a million-dollar headache for the air transport industry: how to quickly return items left behind on aircraft or in airports to their owners. Every… Read the full press release

Norwegian announces the appointment of Adrian Dunne as new EVP Operations

LONDON, UK, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Adrian Dunne will join Norwegian as the company’s new EVP Operations. Dunne has more than thirty years of experience as a leader within the aviation industry. “I am very pleased to welcome Adrian Dunne onboard. We are preparing for a highly competitive environment after the pandemic, and… Read the full press release

Hôtel du Palais Biarritz reopens following meticulous restoration

Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, reopens following a meticulous restoration to reflect its prestigious history while introducing new, modern elements CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (March 26, 2021) announced the reopening of Hôtel du Palais Biarritz, which is part of The Unbound… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of 153-room Sweetgrass Inn at Wild Dunes in the South Carolina Lowcountry

New hotel in Charleston’s Wild Dunes beach resort community offers warm escape for couples, families, groups and wedding parties CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (March 26, 2021) is pleased to announce the opening of Sweetgrass Inn at Wild Dunes, a newly built signature hotel located on four… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport now connected to the F3 Leuven-Brussels cycle highway with new strategic branch

Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The branch leading off the F3 cycle highway between Brussels and Leuven to Brussels Airport is ready for use. Thanks to this new branch, employees, local residents and passengers who travel light can reach the airport by bike in a safe, fast and sustainable way. The realisation of this cycle path is… Read the full press release

The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa set to reopen on April 5

Dual property resort will welcome back guests with panoramic ocean views, two signature restaurants, spacious amenities including two pools, ample outdoor space, hiking & biking trails CARLSBAD, Calif., 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa will reopen on Monday, April 5, 2021, after being in hibernation for more than a year… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport welcomes flydubai’s non-stop service from Dubai

Tirana, Albania, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — the Dubai-based airline, flydubai’s first flight to Tirana International Airport (TIA) touched down today (March 28, 2021) in the Albanian capital marking the start of a non-stop service from Dubai. The aircraft departed Dubai International (DXB) at 09:44 and arrived in Tirana at 13:35 local time. The… Read the full press release

SAS secures financing of three Airbus A320neo and one Airbus A350-900

SAS enters Sale & Leaseback (S&LB) agreements of one A350 and three A320neo aircraft as well as PDP financing of five A320neo Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has secured financing of three Airbus A320neo and one Airbus A350-900 through a S&LB-agreement with CDB Aviation Lease Finance. The A350 was delivered on… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon helps the tourism industry recover from the pandemic through multi-million-dollar investment

New Initiatives Support Tourism Infrastructure, Set Stage for Economic Recovery PORTLAND, Ore., 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As Oregon gears up for economic recovery, tourism is expected to lead the way and Travel Oregon is actively laying the groundwork. The agency, which serves as the state tourism office, has established a multi-million-dollar suite of… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Boeing reached agreement on 100 firm orders for 737 MAX 7 aircraft

The airline also adds 155 MAX options and extends order book through 2031 while accelerating 737-700 retirements and investing over $10 billion in new and existing firm aircraft orders to further improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Mar 29, 2021)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways plans to operate over 1,200 weekly flights to more than 140 destinations this summer

During the peak of IATA Summer Season 2021 airline will operate over 1,200 weekly frequencies across 23 destinations in Africa, 14 in the Americas, 43 in Asia-Pacific, 43 in Europe and 19 in Middle East Airline’s modern sustainable fleet enables it to offer passengers more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Feast Box and DO & CO to create a cook-at-home meal kit inspired by its First cabin dining experience

London, UK, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers who are missing the skies and want to experience the culinary delights of first class dining can do so from their home thanks to a new partnership between British Airways, Feast Box and DO & CO. The airline has teamed up with its premium catering partner… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of services to Mykonos, Greece

The Greek isle famed for its windmills and its friendly atmosphere is opening up for visitors again The Airline will fly its modern twin-engine, fuel-efficient A320 aircraft three times a week starting 14 May connecting Mykonos with over 35 cities in Asia and the Middle East DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways enhances Oryx One in-flight entertainment app through PressReader partnership

Passengers can now download more than 6,000 exclusively curated publications to their PEDs in one seamless digital experience through the award-winning airline’s Oryx One In-flight Entertainment App from March 2021 The PressReader service is a further enhancement to Qatar Airways’ COVID-19 on-board safety measures, offering a contactless entertainment experience – before, during and after you fly!… Read the full press release

Hyatt House Rochester / Mayo Clinic Area opens its doors to guests

172-room Hyatt House hotel located in Rochester, Minnesota Rochester, Minn., 2021-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt House Rochester / Mayo Clinic Area is pleased to celebrate the 172-room hotel’s opening. Owned by PEG Companies and managed by In-Group Hospitality: A PEG Company, Hyatt House Rochester / Mayo Clinic Area is conveniently located in Rochester, Minn.,… Read the full press release