Shannon Airport welcomes Ryanair’s two new twice-weekly flights to Ibiza and East Midlands

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport passenger’s options have widened again this week with the launch of two new twice-weekly flights, bolstering both sun options and services into its biggest market, the UK. In what is a major boost for sun-worshipers, Shannon passengers can from this week enjoy direct flights to Ibiza… Read the full press release

Vistara awarded the ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ titles in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has been awarded the titles ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ in the third edition of TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019 for Airlines. The accolades come to Vistara from the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, for the… Read the full press release

Emirates will resume flights to Zagreb this summer

As part of its strategic partnership with flydubai, Emirates will resume flights to Zagreb until 26 October 2019 Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has resumed its operations to Zagreb for summer, serving the route until 26 October 2019. Its partner airline, flydubai will then begin to operate during the winter season…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo strengthens its spa & wellness team with two senior appointments

Costa Rica,  Central America, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo has appointed Arnaud Dieutegard as Spa Director and Heriberto “Beto” Peña as Health and Wellness Ambassador of the newly re-imagined spa and wellness centre at the luxury resort located on the 1,400-acre (565 hectare) Peninsula Papagayo on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village announces the grand opening of highly anticipated California brasserie, Coin & Candor

Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, a AAA Five-Diamond Los Angeles urban retreat, announces the grand opening of Coin & Candor. A lively neighbourhood gathering place, Coin & Candor features a casual yet sophisticated indoor and outdoor space with stunning views of the Santa Monica Mountains. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta gears up for Easter celebrations

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Eggciting times are coming at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta as it is getting ready for Easter celebrations. From the limited edition Easter Egg Collection at La Patisserie to an exquisite Sunday Brunch at Alto Restaurant & Bar and a special chocolate treatment at The Spa, each promotion is well… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces three new additions to its European portfolio

New Additions Include First Ascend in Italy, First Quality in Czech Republic ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring its continued international expansion, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced three new additions to its European portfolio: Hotel Aquarius Venice and V8 Hotel Köln @Motorworld, both members of the Ascend Hotel Collection located in Venice, Italy and Cologne, Germany, respectively, and Quality Hotel… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Canada awarded the 2019 Hall of Fame Award from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA)

TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Canada, one of the country’s largest hotel franchisors, is excited to announce that it has been awarded the 2019 Hall of Fame Award, an annual Recognition Award from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). Of the Canadian Franchise Association’s 700 corporate members, only 32 have been awarded the Hall… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways inaugurates service between Chiang Mai and Krabi

Krabi, Thailand, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Mr. Tortrakul Smakul, Regional Director – Sales (Center) brought a group of media and travel agents from Chiang Mai to travel on its inaugural flight Chiang Mai – Krabi. Everyone was warmly greeted by Airport authorities at Krabi International Airport…. Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines starts daily service from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines yesterday commenced its inaugural daily service from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi with a casual send-off ceremony at KL International Airport (KLIA). MH 108 departed KLIA on 31 March at 10:40 pm and arrived Cochin International Airport at 12.01am the following day. All 70 passengers… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes inaugural Ryanair service between Liverpool and Copenhagen

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (01 April) celebrated the first flight on its new twice weekly Liverpool service to Copenhagen. Ryanair’s Liverpool summer schedule includes 34 routes in total, with three new routes to Corfu, Paphos and Copenhagen. To mark the start of this new Liverpool route… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland announces return of the popular £1 offer for Young Scot card-holders

Young Scots get the keys to the country as £1 day out returns EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) will be lowering drawbridges and opening gates to young people at historic sites across the country as the popular £1 offer for Young Scot card-holders returns. HES will be partnering with Young Scot,… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its Europe-wide spring brand campaign

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (1 April) launched its Europe-wide spring brand campaign, along with its new strapline “More Choice. Lower Fares. Great Care.” It will run in two-week bursts, from 1-14 April and from 22 April-5 May. The campaign is across digital, outdoor, TV, and… Read the full press release

Ryanair further expands in Cork airport with additional aircraft as part of its Winter 19 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Apr) announced it will base an additional aircraft at Cork airport as part of its Winter 19 schedule, which will deliver 1.2m customers p.a. and 30 new Ryanair jobs at Cork Airport, as Ryanair grows its Cork traffic by 17%. Ryanair’s Cork… Read the full press release

Cairns Airport honoured at the Skytrax World Airport awards for 2019

Queensland, Australia, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cairns Airport has won its second international award this year coming fourth for best regional airport in Australia and the Pacific in the Skytrax World Airport awards for 2019. The awards that began in 1999 are regarded as a quality benchmark for the world airport industry and assess… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Located in the west of the capital, the hotel is just a 30-minute drive from King Khaled International Airport and situated in Riyadh’s… Read the full press release

Air Partner launches new private jet escapes for spring travel

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, a global leader in private aviation, today (01 Apr 2019) announced new private jet escapes designed for spring travel – including a European wine tour and Brazilian wildlife adventure. In partnership with Quintessentially Travel, the world’s leading lifestyle and concierge company, a unique multi-leg private jet… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation names Dave Paddock as the new President of the Jet Aviation Group

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation announces that Dave Paddock has been appointed as the new President of the Jet Aviation Group, effective July 1, 2019. Paddock succeeds Rob Smith, who has served the company in this role since 2014. Smith is leaving Jet Aviation to join General Dynamics’ Marine Systems business unit. A 20-year… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of ultra-luxury hotel Rosewood Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Bangkok, a striking new landmark for the capital, has opened as an intimate, ultra-luxury hotel on Ploenchit Road in heart of the city’s prime central business and retail district.  As the 27th property in the growing global network for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the hotel is the brand’s… Read the full press release

Norwegian starts brand-new non-stop service from London Gatwick to Rio de Janeiro

Airline grows presence in South America with new route to Rio de Janeiro Affordable fares from £169.90 one-way break current monopoly on direct London to Brazil flights New flights to Miami, San Francisco and summer service to Seattle commence from London LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has today (Mar 31, 2019) commenced… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport celebrates the completion of the first major phase of its £1bn transformation programme

First pier and new multi storey car park open this morning Five flights set to take off today, giving passengers a taste of things to come from airport transformation Hundreds of passengers set to sample the new pier today with flights with TUI Airways Manchester, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport is today… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Nam Nghi Phu Quoc as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (April 1, 2019) the opening of Nam Nghi Phu Quoc as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, marking the first branded property in Southeast Asia under The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. The 114-room resort is nestled within a secluded oasis surrounded by… Read the full press release

Air France starts new service connecting Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Dallas-Fort Worth

Paris, France, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — On March 31st, 2019, Air France inaugurated a new service to Dallas-Fort Worth (USA) by Airbus A330 equipped with the new Business (36 seats), Premium Economy (21 seats) and Economy (167 seats) cabins. Throughout the summer season, up to 5 weekly flights will connect Paris-Charles de Gaulle… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport welcomes inaugural SWISS Airlines flight connecting Tirana and Zurich

Tirana, Albania, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The inaugural flight connecting the Albanian capital, Tirana, with the largest city in Switzerland, Zurich, took place today (1 April 2019 ). This SWISS route will be operated by Edelweiss, who will offer passengers twice-weekly direct flights, every Monday and Friday. Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city, with a… Read the full press release

O. R. Tambo International Airport welcomes inaugural Singapore Airlines’ evening flights between South Africa and Singapore

KEMPTON PARK, South Africa, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of Singapore Airlines’ three evening flights between South Africa and Singapore took to the skies from O. R. Tambo International Airport last night (31 March) With demand growing for connectivity to Singapore’s Changi Airport as a gateway to Asia, Singapore Airlines now provides 10… Read the full press release

British Airways inaugurates early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British Airways early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow for more than two decades took off from the Highland capital this morning. British Airways customers were piped on board the aircraft by members of the Inverness Royal British Legion Pipe Band which, like the airline, is… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group to announce its first quarter 2019 financial results on Thursday, April 25, 2019

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its first quarter 2019 financial results on Thursday, April 25, 2019. A conference call is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time /1:30 p.m. Pacific time. Interested parties may listen to the call… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Singapore voted World’s Best Airport at the 2019 World Airport Awards for the seventh consecutive year

Singapore, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2019 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year. This is the 10th time in the 20 year history of the World Airport Awards that Changi Airport Singapore has been named… Read the full press release

Lufthansa receives “Airline of the Year” prize from Air Transport World

Lufthansa is the first European airline in 14 years to receive the prestigious award CEO Carsten Spohr accepts award in New York Carsten Spohr: “Lufthansa is a strong brand with an incredible heritage, a large customer base with exceptionally loyal frequent fliers, a great capacity for innovation we are in particular using for digitalization. And,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa honoured with Statesmanship Award 2019 for its social commitments

US Congressional Organization FMC presented the “Statesmanship Award 2019” to Lufthansa for its social commitments  COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) paid tribute to the Lufthansa Group for its sustainable corporate actions. At its annual Statesmanship Award Dinner in Washington DC, Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the… Read the full press release