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

Marykay Fuller and Anne Lambert join the CAA board

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today (28 January, 2019) announces the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors. Marykay Fuller and Anne Lambert join the board, bringing with them a wealth of experience and skills. Marykay Fuller has been a Partner at KPMG and previously was a Principal Banker… Read the full press release

Aviareto, SITA and the Irish Government joint venture, celebrates One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets

One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets Dublin, Ireland, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviareto, the joint venture between SITA and the Irish Government, is celebrating its one millionth registration of aircraft assets. Aviareto holds the contract with the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to operate the International Registry… Read the full press release

Guide me UA offers Exclusive Private Tour Packages to Ukraine: Kiev, Lviv, Odessa

Travel to Ukraine with Guide me UA

KIEV, Ukraine, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Guide me UA is one of the best tour operators in Ukraine offering a huge choice of value-for-money Ukraine holidays with individual approach. Going to explore the unknown site of Eastern Europe? – Guide me UA Travel Operator in Ukraine offers the most popular itineraries to explore Ukrainian… Read the full press release

Dubai gem Nikki Beach Resort & Spa joins Amistad Partners’ portfolio

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Located on Dubai’s stunning Pearl Jumeira island, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai is the latest addition to Amistad Partners’ portfolio. This new collaboration comes just two months after yet another Dubai luxury hotel, Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai, joined forces with Amistad Partners. Spanning over 52,000… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi Won the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

HANOI, Vietnam, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi is honored to be awarded as “Luxury Business Hotel”, regional winner – South East Asia – at the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards organized in Bali, Indonesia with the participation of 1,000 hotels all over the world. “Luxury Business Hotel” is one of… Read the full press release

Aeroflot’s in-house legal team led by Vladimir Alexandrov named in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Russia’s most influential corporate legal counsels

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s in-house legal team, led by Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov, has been named in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Russia Teams 2018 ranking of Russia’s most influential and innovative corporate legal counsels. The team’s key achievements include strong legal support for acquisitions from… Read the full press release

HotelsWorld conference joins HICAP family of events; relaunches and rebrands to HICAP Australia New Zealand (HICAP ANZ)

Costa Mesa, CA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), the region’s leading industry event, announced at the 29th annual HICAP in Hong Kong that the HotelsWorld conference which is held each year in Sydney, Australia will be relaunched and rebranded as part of the HICAP group of events. This… Read the full press release

AAAE and IAAE partner with Indian Aviation Academy and GMR Aviation Academy to bring an array of professional development and training programs to airport executives

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE), an affiliate organization of AAAE, are proud to announce a major new agreement with the Indian Aviation Academy and GMR Aviation Academy to bring a wide-ranging array of professional development and training programs… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation and NetJets announce fleet agreements with option to purchase 175 Cessna Citation Longitude and 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere aircrafts

ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and NetJets® Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, today (OCTOBER 15, 2018) announced fleet agreements for the option to purchase up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude® aircraft and up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere® aircraft. NetJets has operated a fleet of nearly… Read the full press release

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to launch forum that brings airport employers together to share best practices

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is launching the Strategic Workforce Collaborative – a forum to bring airport employers together to share best practices and ensure a strong workforce to fill future airport jobs. Currently, various businesses on CVG’s campus collectively employ nearly 14,000 individuals and that… Read the full press release

AccorHotels’ closes acquisition of a 50% stake in sbe

Paris, France, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Through this partnership, AccorHotels’ will pursue its strategy to expand its offering in the luxury lifestyle hospitality segment and its footprint in gateway cities across North America. This long-term investment will allow sbe to leverage AccorHotels’ leading global hospitality platform while remaining an independent luxury lifestyle operator…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes HKSAR Government measures to strengthen the transport connectivity of Lantau with other cities in the Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomes the commitment of the Hong Kong SAR Government of making its “Lantau Tomorrow Vision” a priority as outlined in the 2018 Policy Address given today by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam. The airline welcomes the Government’s… Read the full press release

Why You Must Visit Maasai Mara in Kenya For Safari Tours

The Massai Mara National Reserve, Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a quintessential safari experience, Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the best wildlife reserves in Africa, home to over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds. Aside from the excellent wildlife… Read the full press release

Why The Best Safaris Are In Kenya – Masai Mara & Amboseli

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya is the land of giants, where the some of the world’s largest land mammals roam free! Kenya is Africa’s crowning jewel, jam-packed with paradisiac beaches, friendly people, captivating cultures and so much more.  Discover the region with kenyasafarideals.com a tour operator offering  incredible deals for  Kenya… Read the full press release

Hyatt to acquire international lifestyle hotel management company Two Roads Hospitality

Addition of Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson and tommie brands to the Hyatt portfolio will strengthen Hyatt’s lifestyle and wellbeing offerings for high-end travelers worldwide CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 8, 2018) announced an agreement to acquire Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle hotel management company with… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches the second year of its exclusive partnership with the Erasmus Student Network

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (8 Oct) officially launched the second year of its exclusive partnership with the Erasmus Student Network.. Delivered as part of Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme, this partnership offers Erasmus students a dedicated ESN booking platform where they can avail of 15% flight discounts… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Destination New South Wales extend partnership

Singapore, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Mr Adam Marshall, today (05 October 2018 ) jointly announced an extension to the highly successful partnership between SIA and the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW. Aimed at boosting tourism traffic… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand to extend alliance following renewed New Zealand regulatory approval

Singapore, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand welcome the New Zealand Ministry of Transport’s decision today (05 October 2018) to extend authorisation of their joint venture alliance. The renewed New Zealand regulatory approval is the final step in enabling the two flag carriers to extend their alliance for a further… Read the full press release

dnata announces its busiest summer ever

Growth across its business divisions illustrates healthy travel demand, and dnata’s ability to attract and serve customers with quality products and services Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has completed its busiest summer ever, marking outstanding growth all across its global operations. Providing quality and… Read the full press release

Emirates wins the ‘Corporate Innovator’ Middle East 2018 award from Global Finance

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — In a testament to constantly thinking ahead of the curve when it comes to product and service innovations, Emirates has just won the ‘Corporate Innovator’ Middle East 2018 award from Global Finance.  Emirates was recognised with the accolade based on the airline’s innovation investment in cabin products… Read the full press release