IHG announces 220-room Holiday Inn Express hotel in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand

Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Ratchada to offer comfortable and fuss-free accommodation in Bangkok’s up-and-coming sub-central business district Denham, UK, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its expanding portfolio in Thailand, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Ratchada Honda Automobile Company Limited for… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges named the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Choice Privileges Rated Top Hotel Loyalty Program In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Another big win for the Choice Privileges loyalty program from Choice Hotels. For the second straight year, USA Today’s10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has named Choice Privileges the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program.” A panel of USA Today… Read the full press release

Sushi Wakon at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto awarded its first Michelin star in its first year of operations

Michelin star awarded after first year of operations, along with “Five Red Pavilions” ranking Toronto, Canada, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Sushi Wakon restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto has achieved its first Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto and Osaka 2018 in their first year of operations. Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto also gained a coveted “Five Red Pavilions” ranking, which marks… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its latest winter sun campaign

London, UK, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To bring some sunshine to Brits as the temperatures start to drop and the days start to draw in, British Airways is launching its latest winter sun campaign. The airline offers great value flights and holidays from Gatwick to destinations which include the Caribbean, Florida, Mexico and the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s 2017-18 Winter schedule

Belfast, Northern Island, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has begun operating its 2017-18 Winter schedule with a total choice of up to 540 flights a week across 13 routes from George Best Belfast City Airport.  Winter flights operate through to 24th March 2018. The Winter schedule includes the addition of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the airline’s fourth Eastern European destination launch this year, following Skopje, Prague and Kyiv Award-winning airline continues rapid expansion of its global route network, adding 26 new destinations through 2018 Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Sarajevo touched down today at Sarajevo International… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline ever to fly Airbus A350 to the Maldives

Award-winning airline launches its Airbus A350 starting 31 October Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move that makes history, Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it is the first airline ever to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines opens sales for its summer season 2018

Airline adds more flights for California with new nonstop options from Oakland, connects San Antonio with both the Bay Area and Southern Florida, and adds new international gateways connecting more U.S. cities with Cancun, Mexico! Dallas, TX, 2017-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is looking forward to summer 2018 as autumn sets… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces new benefit for its Club 49 members

Club 49 members can now ship 100 pounds of cargo for $10 within 24 hours of travel ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2017-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announced a new benefit for members of its Club 49 program. The new perk,  dubbed “Freight for Less,” enables members to save up to 90 percent when… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces Pre-Select Dining service for its First and Business Class passengers

Award-winning airline rolls out new service on selected flights from August Premium passengers can pre-select their preferred main course up to 14 days in advance of travel DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is rolling out a bespoke service for its premium class passengers, giving them even more choice and freedom… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Graham’s Six Grapes to its business class drinks menu

British Airways adds Graham’s Six Grapes to its business class drinks menu   London, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has added Graham’s Six Grapes, the Port favoured by Sir Winston Churchill, to its business class (Club World) drinks menu starting this month. Back then it was known as Graham’s Vintage Character Port… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosted the LATAM Airlines Group Board of Directors for its first-ever meeting in Doha

Qatar Airways hosted the LATAM Airlines Group Board of Directors for its first-ever meeting in Doha   Latin America’s biggest airline shows support for Qatar as it receives a warm welcome from the Middle East’s five-star carrier Qatar Airways to expand presence in Latin America by launching flights to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Santiago,… Read the full press release

Air France offers finest premium teas from the famous Palais des Thés tea company on board Business class

PARIS, France, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — To continue to surprise its customers while affirming its role as ambassador of fine French dining in the sky, Air France has constantly crafted its culinary tradition around two key principles – excellence and simplicity. To offer customers the best possible in-flight experience and optimum pleasure, since… Read the full press release

The American magazine Global Traveler recognized Portuguese wines served in TAP Executive Class

Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American magazine Global Traveler awarded gold and bronze to the wines served in Executive Class The American magazine Global Traveler has awarded first and third places to the wines that TAP serves in its executive class. The gold went to TAP for its sparkling wine Luís Pato… Read the full press release

dnata to provide ground handling services at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4

New partner dnata will provide T4 airlines with superior ground handling services Dubai, UAE, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ —  JFKIAT, LLC. – the company that operates Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – recently announced it has entered into an agreement with dnata, one of the world’s largest air-services organizations, to provide… Read the full press release

Concur and AirAsia Group to help businesses reduce their corporate travel spend

Washington, U.S., 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur, an SAP company and one of the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has announced a collaboration with AirAsia Group that will help Concur Travel customers access regular and exclusive corporate content from AirAsia. The latter content is available only to customers… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company hosted a Ghabga at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain to thank its partners

Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has recently hosted a Ghabga at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain for its partners in the private and public sectors, airlines that operate from Bahrain International Airport (BIA) and the media representatives. The event comes as a token of appreciation for the… Read the full press release

flydubai rolls out new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation

Dubai, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai is excited to announce today the roll out of a new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation. The new design will be worn by more than 2,500 uniformed staff across the flydubai network; including Pilots, Cabin Crew, Training, Engineering and Maintenance staff as… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Spa Zalakaros in Hungary opens

Brussels, Belgium, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic midscale hotel brand, adds Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Spa Zalakaros in Hungary. The 236-room property and spa is Carlson Rezidor´s fourth hotel in Hungary, strengthening the group’s presence in South-Eastern Europe. The new Park Inn by Radisson Hotel… Read the full press release

Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa announces the opening of new event facilities

Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa is Set to Welcome the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Events Market with the Introduction of Exciting New Event Facilities United States, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa announces the opening of a stunning new venue, designed specifically to attract Fiji’s growing MICE and destination… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces its first property in Australia

Hong Kong, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed a management contract for a new luxury hotel and branded residences to be developed in Melbourne, Australia. The project is expected to open in 2023, and is the Group’s first announced property in Australia. The hotel and residences will be located… Read the full press release

Lufthansa will reinstate the connection from Munich to Singapore in 2018

Initial flight on 27 March 2018 Fly non-stop with the world’s most state-of-the-art aircraft to the Southeast Asian metropolis from EUR 599 Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — At the start of the upcoming summer flight plan, Lufthansa will reinstate the connection from Munich to Singapore. The A350-900 will take off five times a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub: AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide

AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Frequent flyers especially know the stress before departure: When does check-in open? What is my booking code? Will I get an aisle or window seat? ‘AirlineCheckins.com’  – a product from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub – solves… Read the full press release

Lufthansa will welcome five A380s to its Munich Hub in March 2018

First A380 flights to Los Angeles, Beijing and Hong Kong on the last Sunday in March Flights are now available to book Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — From 25 March 2018, Lufthansa will welcome five A380s to its Munich Hub. The flights to Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing can now be booked…. Read the full press release

French National Railway Corporation orders 83 Regio 2N train sets from Bombardier Transportation

Île-de-France passengers to have a fleet of 125 new Regio 2N on lines R, N & D Extra-wide, articulated suburban trains which combine seating capacity, accessibility, and comfort Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has received an order for 83 Regio 2N train sets from the French National… Read the full press release

IHG® to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference in Las Vegas

New Brand Will Serve Unique, Growing Midscale Traveler in Market Worth $20 Billion Denham UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, revealed plans to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference this week in Las Vegas. It will target more… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates new passenger record and achievements of four years of operations at Tuzla Airport

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s leading airline, celebrated today a new passenger record along with remarkable achievements of four years of operations at Tuzla Airport. WIZZ’s lucky 1 millionth passenger was travelling from Mulhouse to Tuzla and was… Read the full press release

easyJet passengers can now use Signature Flight Support’s luxury private jet terminal at London Luton Airport

easyJet passengers can now use Signature Flight Support’s luxury private jet terminal at London Luton Airport   LUTON, UK, 2017-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet partners with Signature Flight Support to enable its customers to use the private jet terminal at London Luton Airport easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced a partnership with Signature… Read the full press release

Make Simple Payments at The Check-in Counter With Lufthansa Group’s Amadeus Airport Pay

Make Simple Payments at The Check-in Counter With Lufthansa Group’s Amadeus Airport Pay   From June 2017 onwards, customers will be able to pay with Amadeus Airport Pay for ancillary services while checking in COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group will now enable secure and simple payments at the check-in… Read the full press release