Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Appoints Seasoned Hotelier Carla Puverel as General Manager

MALDIVES, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Carla Puverel as the new general manager of the stunning twin island resort featuring 151 luxury beach and over water villas. The property is part of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s (NYSE:HLT) global luxury hotel brands…. Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Welcomes Digital Nomads to Experience Beachfront Resort Coworking Space

Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali welcomes digital nomads to experience the first resort coworking space in Bali starting from 1st of September 2020 with two of its prime venues that boast beachfront view and open air concept. The resort coworking space is available for daily, weekly and monthly basis. Guests… Read the full press release

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts Excited To Announce First Luxury Resort Brand In El Nido, Palawan Island Philippines

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of El Nido Beach & Spa Resort HONG KONG, 2020-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of El Nido Beach & Spa Resort. The 96 key pool-villa luxury resort is being developed on the white sandy beaches of… Read the full press release

HYATT REGENCY AND HYATT HOUSE MANCHESTER REOPEN!

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MANCHESTER, UK, 2020-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Business and leisure travellers to Manchester will once again enjoy a warm welcome from Hyatt when the city’s two world-class properties reopen on July 20th, 2020, to a newly enhanced service featuring Hyatt’s Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment that ensures every experience is one of comfort, safety and enjoyment. Hyatt… Read the full press release

IATA calls on Government of the Czech Republic to provide financial relief to its aviation industry

Prague, Czech Republic, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Government of the Czech Republic to help air travel recover from the COVID-19 crisis by urgently providing financial relief to its aviation industry. IATA estimates that as a result of the collapse in air traffic due to… Read the full press release

Gulfstream Aerospace promotes Naveed Aziz to vice president and general manager of the Gulfstream Dallas facility

SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (June 08, 2020) announced Naveed Aziz has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Gulfstream Dallas facility. He will oversee service center operations and Gulfstream G280™ completions. He succeeds Robby Harless, who retires this month. “Naveed has been a valuable… Read the full press release

Hyatt to implement layoffs and to restructure roles across its global corporate functions

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the historic drop in travel demand and the expected slow pace of recovery, Hyatt has made the extremely difficult decision to implement layoffs and restructure roles across its global corporate functions, beginning June 1, 2020. These actions will impact around 1,300 colleagues around the world…. Read the full press release

Hyatt named to the 2020 FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list

Hyatt celebrates an inclusive culture that empowers colleagues to be their best CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt has been named today to the 2020 FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, an annual ranking of companies with outstanding workplace cultures according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport opens the first Hungarian corporate lounge

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The 70 sqm Tungsram Lounge embodies a new, innovative tool for cultivating business relationships and symbolizes a milestone in the strategic partnership between Tungsram and Budapest Airport. The Tungsram Lounge, which is located next to gate A8 of Terminal 2A, operates from 12th February. It is quite special… Read the full press release

IATA reinforces cooperation with International Post Corporation

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have today (18 February 2020) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce cooperation between the two organizations. The aim for both IATA and IPC is to promote the development and expansion of safe, secure,… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes two more brand-new Air Deckers

Two further brand-new Air Deckers have joined the fleet at Bath Bus Company and were launched at Bristol Airport this week. LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Costing almost half a million pounds and manufactured by Volvo/ MCV, these vehicles have the latest low emission Euro 6 technology in readiness for new proposed… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to welcome high-level industry experts to the second edition of CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Over 40 high-level industry experts will speak at the summit, taking place in Doha from 5-6 February 2020 Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive will be joined by leaders from the European Parliament, European Commission, U.S. Department of Transportation, IATA, AFRAA, AACO, TIACA, IAG and other airline CEO’s and experts, in speaking at the two day… Read the full press release

The Cathay Pacific Group temporarily modifies services to and from destinations in mainland China

Hong kong, China, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is implementing temporary service modifications on all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights to and from destinations in mainland China effective 30 January 2020 until further notice. This modified service offering is strictly a temporary measure designed to further strengthen our health and safety… Read the full press release

IHG introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry. The comprehensive global solution for large enterprises will provide a highly customized corporate travel experience to simplify travel management. Currently in the final stages of… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus unveils new-look uniform from Irish designer Louise Kennedy

New uniform design is culmination of Aer Lingus’s brand refresh which commenced in 2018 Features 25 redesigned garments including new trouser option for female crew Uniform was last updated 22 years ago in 1998, also designed by Louise Kennedy Iconic green remains prominent in ‘Kenmare Green’ shade and more navy, entitled ‘Midnight’, introduced throughout Dublin,… Read the full press release

IHG® partners with Asset World Corporate (AWC) for the development of more than 1,200 rooms across Thailand

InterContinental Chiang Mai Mae Ping marks first signing of the agreement Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced a strategic partnership with long-standing partner Asset World Corporate (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real-estate group, to manage a portfolio of properties… Read the full press release

Why you should come to Kiev in 2020. Top 5 New things in the city

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Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar by Shalom Travels

Yangon, Myanmar, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (15th -24th  September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus on the… Read the full press release

SAS and Airbus sign MoU for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and Airbus have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. This is a unique cooperation to establish the requirements for the next generation of sustainable aircraft. The project aims to gain an understanding of the introduction of hybrid-electric… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group introduces Radisson Meetings, its new global meetings and events offering

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to launch Radisson Meetings™, its new global meetings and events offering. Available across the group’s seven hotel brands, Radisson Meetings is developed around the three core elements of successful events – Personal, Professional and Memorable – while being 100% carbon neutral through offsetting…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited confirms active discussions about an acquisition involving Hong Kong Express Airways Limited (“HKE”)

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement…. Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group provides corporate travel managers insight into their program’s performance thru new online portal Business Intelligence

New customer portal provides corporate travel managers with full transparency to rental behavior to save costs and better manage the rental program PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Feb. 19, 2019 ) announced Business Intelligence (BI), an online portal complete with rental summary dashboards, rich visualizations and detailed reports… Read the full press release

LVCVA and CTA partner with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber to advance business relationships from international business visitors coming to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® have announced a partnership with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber that marks the next major step in demonstrating to the world that ‘Vegas Means Business’.  During the February 12 LVCVA Board of… Read the full press release

Hyatt recognized for the sixth consecutive year as a FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®”

Hyatt celebrates commitment to caring for people so they can be their best CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt has been named today (February 14, 2018) to the 2019 FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, an annual ranking of companies with outstanding workplace cultures according to global research and consulting firm Great Place… 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

Philippines’ leading airline Cebu Pacific to expand its fleet with 12 brand new aircraft in 2019

CEB aims to fly 200 million passengers by 2020 Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), is set to receive 12 brand new aircraft in 2019, to support the carrier’s expansion plans this year. The aircraft deliveries include six Airbus A321neo; five A320neo; and an ATR… Read the full press release

American Hotel & Lodging Association announces its 2019 Officers, Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Wyndham’s Ballotti Named 2019 Chair; Rogers Starts Tenure as President & CEO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (January 28, 2019) announced its 2019 Officers, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, which includes top leaders representing all segments of the hospitality industry. Notably, Geoff Ballotti,… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS announces investment in PAL Holdings

TOKYO and MANILA, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA HD”), parent of All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, will invest $95 million US dollars in PAL Holdings Inc. (hereinafter “PAL Holdings”) and acquire 9.5% of PAL Holding’s outstanding shares. PAL Holdings is the… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive is the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet

Qatar Executive’s brand-new jet receives Operations Specification approval from Qatar Civil Aviation Authority DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is pleased to announce that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet, which embarked on its inaugural flight on Monday 14 January. The private jet… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces several Leadership changes

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announces several Leadership changes. To view Officers’ biographies—including previous roles and experience, as well as current job descriptions, or download headshots—visit www.swamedia.com. Vice President Customer Support & Services Chris Wahlenmaier has announced his plans to retire. Wahlenmaier joined Southwest in 1989 and has served in a… Read the full press release