Early-stage venture capital firm Vynn Capital and UNWTO to promote South-East Asia’s tourism sector by facilitating entrepreneurship and innovation

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Vynn Capital, a South-East Asia-based early-stage venture capital firm, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today ( 9 August 2018 ) jointly announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East Asia’s tourism sector by facilitating entrepreneurship and innovation. Through this strategic partnership, Vynn Capital and UNWTO will collaborate… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International: brand investments will be on display at the 2018 Global Business Traveler Association (GBTA) Convention

Company Reinforces Commitment to Business Travel at Global Business Travel Association Convention ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is dedicated to exceeding the expectations of today’s business travelers and making travel managers’ jobs easier through substantial brand investments – all of which will be on display at the… Read the full press release

Myanmar Shalom Offers FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar, 2018-Jul-30 — /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 (21st  – 30th September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus… Read the full press release

Luggage storage start-up Stasher wins top prize in Hotel Jumpstart

Luggage storage start-up Stasher wins top prize in Hotel Jumpstart Leading travel tech start-up programme led by Expedia Affiliate Network and Hotels.com   London, UK , 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Luggage storage start-up, Stasher, has won Hotel Jumpstart, a mentorship-driven accelerator programme for innovative travel tech start-ups led by Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo continues to win international recognition

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, continues to win international recognition for its commitment to develop air transportation solutions customised to the requirements of its customers across the globe. The air cargo carrier has recently garnered a number of prestigious awards at global industry forums. Air… Read the full press release

Guide me UA welcomes guests of the UEFA Champions League Final 2018

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Kyiv, Ukraine, 2018-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The travel agency Guide me UA takes the responsibility to show the capital of Ukraine to the UEFA guests. The UEFA Champions League Final will be held in Kiev on Saturday, May 26. Kiev is in the center of Ukraine; it is about 2000 kilometers from London… Read the full press release

Oman Air expands its fleet with a second Boeing 737 Max

Oman Air expands its fleet with a second Boeing 737 Max MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has taken delivery of the second of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order on Sunday 11 March. The aircraft will allow the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman to continue… Read the full press release

PayPal joins Pacific Asia Travel Association

PayPal joins Pacific Asia Travel Association BANGKOK, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome global technology platform and digital payments company PayPal Holdings, Inc. as its newest industry member. “As we are moving towards an exponential future at an unprecedented speed, it is important that travel and tourism stakeholders are… Read the full press release

Aeroflot to resume regular flights from Moscow to Cairo from 11 April 2018

Moscow, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — From 11 April 2018 Aeroflot will resume regular flights from Moscow to Cairo. Flights will operate three times per week on Airbus A320 aircraft to and from Sheremetyevo Terminal F. Ticket sales will launch on 13 March 2018. Flights between Moscow and Cairo will operate on the following… Read the full press release

SAS: flights booked using EuroBonus points can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business

SAS customers can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business, including on flights booked using EuroBonus points. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For some time now, SAS has offered its customers the opportunity to bid on an upgrade to Plus or Business. Now, SAS customers who have booked… Read the full press release

Ryanair provides customers with even more ways to book online with new acceptance agreement with Discover Global Network

Ryanair provides customers with even more ways to book online with new acceptance agreement with Discover Global Network DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (8 Mar) announced a new acceptance agreement with Discover Global Network, providing customers, business travellers and corporate travel departments with even more ways to book… Read the full press release

WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline flying nonstop to Denver International Airport from Calgary International Airport

First Canadian airline operating nonstop from Calgary to Denver CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 8, 2018), with the departure of flight 1570 from Calgary International Airport (YYC), WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline flying nonstop to Denver International Airport (DEN) from Calgary. The new service operates daily year-round. “Denver is a… Read the full press release

Flybe fully adopts Universal Airline Travel Plan and now accepts corporate bookings online

Liverpool, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced today (5th March 2018) that it has fully adopted the widely used Universal Airline Travel Plan (UATP) and now accepts corporate bookings for flights and ancillary purchases made through its website www.flybe.com , on the Flybe mobile app and through Flybe’s Contact Centre…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s expanded Bristol – Paris Charles de Gaulle route

BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — bmi has announced it will be expanding the Paris CDG service from its Bristol hub, with increased frequencies starting from 14 May 2018. The airline currently flies twice daily between Bristol and Paris but, in response to demand from customers, will be adding a further flight three times… Read the full press release

Swissport now holds 100% of Aerocare, the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand

Swissport now holds 100% of Aerocare, the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand Swissport International Ltd. successfully concluded the acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018. The Swiss company, global market leader in ground and cargo handling, now holds 100% of the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand. Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-12… Read the full press release

Emirates highlights the integral role played by its female employees through a special video

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Emirates is highlighting the integral role played by its female employees through a special video which documents the breadth and diversity of the operational and technical roles performed by women in the Group. The video gives the audience a behind the… Read the full press release

Emirates mandates Citi and Standard Chartered Bank as Global Coordinators and Joint Lead Managers

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has mandated Citi and Standard Chartered Bank as Global Coordinators and Joint Lead Managers, along with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, BNP Paribas, Dubai Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD Capital, First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan and Noor Bank as Joint Lead… Read the full press release

Multi Country Multi City Travel Roadshow @ India, Australia & Middle East

Quality matters than Quantity in Tourism Industry BANGALORE, India, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — International Travel Roadshow (ITR) opens its 2018 Calendar targeting Top 3 Luxury Travel Markets in the World. Yes. ITR 2018 is Scheduled in Australia (Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane), India (5 Cities) and Middle East (Dubai & Doha). ITR is the… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental to brand and manage 34 luxurious Residences in Barcelona

Hong Kong, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 34 luxurious Residences by Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona housed in a 20-storey tower, with a prime location at the intersection of Passeig de Gràcia and Avinguda Diagonal. The Residences are scheduled for completion in 2020. The spacious apartments will be designed… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific presented a Certificate of Excellence to Plaza Premium Group as recognition of their partnership

Cathay Pacific presented a Certificate of Excellence to Plaza Premium Group as recognition of their partnership   HONG KONG, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Plaza Premium Group recently celebrated their long term collaboration with a presentation ceremony of a Certificate of Excellence in recognition of the partnership. Cathay Pacific Director Customer… Read the full press release

CVBs, DMCs, Travel Agents, professional event organisers can get money back from their own events with MeetingPackage.com’s new affiliate program

HELSINKI, Finland, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — MeetingPackage.com, the global marketplace for booking meeting rooms and meeting packages, recently launched its exclusive affiliate partner program. The program allows partners to implement a booking engine to their website and any other online channel, giving access to more than 250.000 meeting rooms worldwide. As one of the… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels secures long-term extension to the agreement for the Steigenberger Hotel Conti Hansa in Kiel

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels AG has made early arrangements to secure a long-term extension to the agreement for the Steigenberger Hotel Conti Hansa in Kiel. This means that the hotel will form part of the Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts portfolio until at least 2036. An extensive renovation… Read the full press release

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