Raffles Hotels & Resorts launches an intuitive and thoughtful wellbeing programme to help guests unwind, get a peaceful night’s rest

Personalised sleep experiences unveiled at properties in Dubai, Makati, the Seychelles and Warsaw as part of luxury brand’s commitment to enhancing guests’ emotional wellbeing Paris, France, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Hotels & Resorts is raising the bar when it comes to rest with the launch of an intuitive and thoughtful wellbeing programme… Read the full press release

Composer John Tennison and a Texarkana native returns to his home town for a 17-hour free Texarkanon concert on March 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Texarkana native and composer, John Tennison (born 1968, and a graduate of Arkansas High School in 1986), is returning to his home town to premiere all 17 hours of his 36-movement Texarkanon (Symphony for a Single Unprepared Piano) on Saturday, March 2, at midnight, at the Arkansas Municipal… Read the full press release

Indy Airport to make Valentine’s Day even sweeter with treats from the South Bend Chocolate Company and a special performance from Indianapolis Ballet

Event ‘gives us another reason to gather and celebrate all that is Indianapolis’ INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Love will be in the air at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) on Feb. 14, as Indianapolis Ballet showcases a special performance in Civic Plaza to celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Six… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces most comprehensive noise insulation grant scheme to date

Nearly £2 million will be available to local residents living near Bristol Airport as part of an enhanced noise insulation scheme accompanying development plans currently being considered by North Somerset Council. Bristol, UK, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of proposals to increase capacity from 10 million to 12 million passengers a year by… Read the full press release

Swissport now fully owns Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd.

Swissport recently agreed to increase its shareholding in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) to 100 percent from 50 percent, which it held in a joint venture. Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With the recent agreement to acquire the remaining 50 percent stake in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH), Swissport will then fully own… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new influencer competition

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Have you been to the mountains in Colorado, stepped in the sand of the San Diego beaches, danced to the music in Nashville, or heard the bustling streets in New York City? Now you can cross these trips and more off your travel bucket list if you are a Southwest Airlines Storyteller and… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces nonstop daily service from Charlotte to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — More North Carolina nonstops? Sure thing!  Spirit Airlines is proud to announce it will soon serve its fourth destination in the Tar Heel State, Charlotte!  Beginning June 20, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale,… Read the full press release

GLP Films announces an open call for video submissions for their upcoming film event at ITB Berlin

Kennebunkport, Maine, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating their 10th Anniversary, GLP Films (GLP), an award-winning content marketing agency for the travel and sustainability industries, announces an open call for video submissions for their upcoming film event at ITB Berlin.  The “6th Annual Short-Film Showcase” will feature the best sustainable tourism films from around the globe at… Read the full press release

2019 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards: deadline for submissions April 30, 2019

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism industry organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the 2019 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2019. The PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Presentation… Read the full press release

HMSHost donates $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students

Third year of support celebrated in Miami MIAMI, Fla., 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To make a lasting impact on the quality of education for Florida’s youth and the next generation, global restaurateur HMSHost contributed $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students. Through the tax-credit scholarship, Step… Read the full press release

Qantas has today released an ultra-premium credit card that appeals to its growing group of high spending members

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today ( 12TH FEBRUARY 2019) released an ultra-premium credit card that offers Qantas First Class Lounge access, Status Credits, flight discounts and enough Qantas Points for a business class flight from Sydney to London[i] (opens in new window) upon sign up. The Qantas Premier Titanium Mastercard® also offers the… Read the full press release

Silver Airways presents its proposed plans to start daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport on May 17, 2019

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways today (February 11, 2019) presented the Okaloosa County Aviation Board with its proposed plans to start daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) located at Eglin Air Force Base on May 17, 2019. Silver plans to announce its daily flight… Read the full press release

SilkAir to upgrade Business Class seats on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet with Thompson Aero Seating

Singapore, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional wing, SilkAir, has selected Thompson Aero Seating for the upgrade of Business Class seats on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. The upgrades are a part of a significant investment programme that will eventually see SilkAir merged into SIA. The upgrades will commence in May… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces a specially crafted Valentine’s Day offer

Mumbai, India, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, today (Feb 11, 2019) announced a specially crafted Valentine’s Day offer that will allow the airline’s guests to gift their loved one an unforgettable memory at 35,000 feet! As part of the offer, guests can pre-book their special gift from JetBoutique… Read the full press release

Moxy NYC Chelsea will be home to Putnam & Putnam’s first retail location

NYC’s trendiest florists transform Moxy’s entrance into an overgrown flower boutique NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (02/11/2019), Moxy NYC Chelsea announces an exclusive collaboration with New York City’s favorite florist duo, Michael and Darroch Putnam of Putnam & Putnam. Opening February 14th, just in time to buy flowers on Valentine’s Day, Moxy Chelsea… Read the full press release

IHG to debut voco™ in the West Midlands town of Solihull in the UK

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a franchise agreement with CL Capital to debut voco™, IHG’s new upscale brand, in the West Midlands town of Solihull. The hotel is managed by Kew Green Hotels (KGH) and is the second voco™… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Aeroméxico announces codeshare agreement

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroméxico, Mexico’s global airline, continues to implement its expansion strategy to offer customers new cities and horizons to increasingly distant destinations. On this occasion, Aeroméxico will start to work with its partner Japan Airlines on the operation and marketing of service to more than 20 cities in Japan… Read the full press release

JAL Ground Service invests in innovative gear to support airport personnel

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Ground Service Co., Ltd. (JGS), known for providing airport ground services in Japan and ATOUN Inc., a company known for creating wearable robotic devices, today announced that JGS will purchase and implement the innovative gear to support airport personnel. JGS announced an order for 20 ATOUN MODEL… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines customers now can book tickets for flights 360 days ahead

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will be changing the reservation start date for international flights from the conventional 330 days to 360 days prior to departure. As inbound demand from overseas countries has been on the rise every year, this new rule enables customers to book and issue tickets for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons announces promotion of Mohamed Elbanna to Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

Overseeing three iconic properties as the brand continues to expand in Florida Palm Beach, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts veteran Mohamed Elbanna has been promoted to Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, with regional responsibilities including his guidance of Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club and… Read the full press release

MOTIF RESTAURANT & BAR at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi launches a special edition afternoon tea in partnership with Jimmy Choo

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning March 16, 2019, MOTIF RESTAURANT & BAR at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi launches a special edition afternoon tea in partnership with world-renowned luxury fashion accessories brand Jimmy Choo. This is the first co-branded afternoon tea collaboration for Jimmy Choo in Japan. MOTIF’s culinary team has created imaginative confections… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces a new section of its ba.com website to help customers manage their bookings, re-booking, refunding or changing their flights

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its £6.5bn investment for customers, British Airways has launched a new section of its ba.com website to help customers change their bookings and find out more about their consumer rights if their journey doesn’t go to plan. Carrying around 125,000 customers on up to 800… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces the launch of the Best Kept Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The search has begun for the best kept schools, towns and villages, and healthcare facilities across Northern Ireland, following the launch of the Best Kept Awards, supported by George Best Belfast City Airport. The awards, now in their 62nd year, run by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council, aim… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains partners with Vegan Society to provide more plant-based food

New partnership launched with Vegan Society Hummus & pomegranate wrap first VS-approved product of 2019 Follows high demand for more vegan options after success of “Veganuary” LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has launched a new wrap approved by the Vegan Society after forming a partnership with the charity to provide… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free sponsors the Qatar Total Open Women’s Tennis Tournament 2019

Championship brings the world’s top female tennis players to Doha Tournament to take place from 11-16 February at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex    DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) are once again pleased to sponsor the Qatar Total Open Women’s Tennis Tournament 2019 at… Read the full press release

Oakwood Olympic & Olive lobby area transformed into new interior showroom of West Elm’s most popular living room and office furniture

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), announced today (February 7, 2019) that its Oakwood Olympic & Olive property in Downtown Los Angeles, lobby area has been outfitted with a curated selection of West Elm’s most popular living room and office furniture, creating a new interior showroom. The… Read the full press release

Oakwood partners with TravelClick to enable next generation of booking engines

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly-owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), announced today (February 4, 2019) a new strategic partnership with TravelClick, an Amadeus company, that places Oakwood at the forefront of online booking capability, enabling seamless integration with mainstream travel and online booking platforms as well as travel management platforms…. Read the full press release

flydubai starts new service to Kozhikode in Kerala, India

flydubai becomes the only Dubai-based carrier to operate flights to Kozhikode, Kerala from 01 February 2019 The new route is codeshared with Emirates and gives passengers access to 216 destinations worldwide on the combined network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai marked its inaugural flight to Kozhikode in Kerala, India on… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport announces the return of The Holiday Show on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Holiday Show, in association with Shannon Airport, returns to the UL Sport Arena, Limerick on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019, from 11-5pm. Now in its fourth year, with over 90 exhibitors including airlines, hotels, cruise companies, travel agents, tourist boards, tour operators, tourist attractions,… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport rolls out secure global wifi roaming service eduroam

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has recorded another first after rolling out eduroam – the secure global wifi roaming service for the international research and education community. Over 1 billion authentications happen every year on eduroam, which securely connects students, staff, and researchers around the world to the Internet, enabling them… Read the full press release