Gerald R. Ford International Airport to open a new pre-security bar Leinie Lodge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ —More food and beverage offerings are coming to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA), this time in the pre-security meet and greet area. Global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, is opening a new pre-security bar called “Leinie Lodge” adjacent to… Read the full press release

Singita offers cooking classes for guests at its new demonstration studio at Singita Lebombo

Transformation includes rebranded Singita Community Culinary School with internationally-recognised curriculum Brand new demonstration studio at Singita Lebombo Lodge will offer cooking classes for guests Kruger National Park , South Africa, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita is taking its community partnership programme, the Singita Community Culinary School, and food offering to the next level with a series of… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Canmore Uncorked Food & Drink Festival line-up, May 3-13, 2018

Celebrating 5 years of local flavours: Canmore Uncorked Food & Drink Festival serves up 11 days of remarkable dining experiences from May 3-13, 2018 CANMORE, AB, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — From chipotle mango duck wings and maple-smoked Alberta prime rib, to tempura salmon yellow curry and authentic seafood bouillabaisse, to peach bourbon crème brûlée and unbaked orange Grand Marnier cheesecake, Canmore Uncorked Food & Drink Festival is back with a smorgasbord of must-try local flavours… Read the full press release

The Club SJC voted the No. 1 airport service and amenity by USA Today readers in the 2018 Reader’s Choice

Airport Lounge Development’s The Club SJC was voted the No. 1 airport service and amenity by USA Today readers in the 2018 Reader’s Choice. DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Lounge Development Inc. (ALD), the global provider of premium shared-use lounges, today announced that The Club SJC at Norman Y. Mineta San… Read the full press release

Qantas sells its catering businesses to dnata

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its catering businesses to dnata, an aviation services company that is part of the Emirates Group. The transaction is subject to approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Approximately 1,200 employees of Qantas’ catering… Read the full press release

Emirates enhances its spirits offering across all cabin classes

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has refreshed its spirits offering across all classes with a range of premium brands. Spirits on board are served complimentary across all classes and routes and include a range of whiskeys, cognacs, gins, vodka and flavoured liqueurs amongst others. The new selection was made by an in-house… Read the full press release

dnata to acquire Qantas’ catering businesses Q Catering Limited and Snap Fresh Pty Limited

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Global air services provider dnata has today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Qantas’ catering businesses. The agreement is subject to approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Qantas’ catering businesses include wholly-owned subsidiaries Q Catering Limited and Snap Fresh Pty Limited. Q Catering… Read the full press release

AccorHotels completes the acquisition of table reservation system, ResDiary

PARIS, France, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels today announces that it has completed the acquisition of table reservation system, ResDiary. Established in Glasgow in 2004, the company now has over 100 staff based in 6 countries.  ResDiary is notably well established in the Asia Pacific region as well as in the UK, and… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA): food truck operators can apply for business at O’Hare International Airport

Chicago, IL, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is inviting food truck operators to apply for business at O’Hare International Airport. The CDA launched the first registration for its new permanent food truck program in January 2018. To build upon the interest already generated, the CDA is calling upon… Read the full press release

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort to host to a premier gastronomic and musical event Opera by the Lake in the Hunter Valley this May

Outstanding cuisine, fine wine and world-class opera – Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort to host Opera by the Lake in the Hunter Valley BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the Hunter Valley’s favourite resort destinations, Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort, is set to play host to the region’s premier gastronomic and musical event come… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas welcomes John Miranda as Chef de Cuisine at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire

HONG KONG, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is delighted to announce the appointment of John Miranda as Chef de Cuisine at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire. This appointment carries extra gravitas as Chef Miranda has been a key part of the Twist five-star kitchen since 2011. His continued dedication to enhancing the award-winning offerings… Read the full press release

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

Olimpiyskiy stadium kiev

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

Ryanair launches a new range of premium products on its inflight menu

New Drinks & Healthy Snacks Now Available Onboard  DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (29 Mar) launched a range of new premium products as part of its improved inflight menu, including Heineken 0.0 (a non-alcoholic beer), Hendricks Gin, Grey Goose Vodka, and healthier snacks such as UFIT Protein Drinks,… Read the full press release

Rosewood Luang Prabang destined to become a desirable destination for the most intrepid of palates

HONG KONG, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Gastronomic Laotian flavors and seasonally sourced farm-to-table ingredients, all in peaceful and mystical surrounds, define Rosewood Luang Prabang’s unique culinary identity. With a carefully curated food and beverage program that truly supports the local community and immerses guests in the wonderful array of local flavors, the ultra-luxurious… Read the full press release

Hala Bahrain lounges at Bahrain International Airport seeks catering service provider

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its efforts to develop its business operations and achieve its strategic objectives, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), issued a new public tender for catering services at Hala Bahrain lounges at BIA. Hala Bahrain is seeking a… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport ranked the fourth ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ and the fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ in the world at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2018

Qatar’s award-winning airport maintains ranking as fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ at the prestigious awards DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA), the home of Qatar Duty Free (QDF), was ranked the fourth ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ and the fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ in the world at the Skytrax… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Chefs David Bizet and Maxime Frédéric recognized at The 2018 Lebey de la Gastronomie Awards

Paris, France, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2018 Lebey de la Gastronomie Awards held in Paris on March 25, 2018 have honoured Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Chefs David Bizet and Maxime Frédéric. David Bizet won Prix Lebey Kaviari du meilleur poisson ou crustacé (Best Fish or Shellfish) for his la bécasse de la mer à la royale (stewed red mullet, intensified… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Banff to host Cochon555 on April 28

ALBERTA, Canada, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — America’s most exciting culinary events with its foray in the Banff and Lake Louise region, a destination embarking on an ambitious culinary tourism initiative to raise interest and awareness of its impressive local food scene. On Saturday April 28, Banff will be the first destination in Canada to host… Read the full press release

Airport-wide passenger mobile ordering and delivery service AtYourGate launches at San Diego International Airport

AtYourGate selected as preferred service provider; first company to utilize SAN’s Innovation Lab SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is pleased to announce the official launch of “AtYourGate powered by GOLO,” an airport-wide passenger mobile ordering and delivery service at San Diego International Airport (SAN). The… Read the full press release

MGTO: Macao to host “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018” from March 25 to 27

MACAO, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Top chefs and restaurateurs from across Asia will gather in Macao for the announcement of “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018” list and related events, running from March 25 to 27. Organized with the support of Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), the hosting of the world famous gourmet awards ceremony… Read the full press release

HMSHost awarded Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur at the Airport Revenue News 2018 Revenue Conference & Exhibition Awards

HMSHost awarded prestigious Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Airport Revenue News 2018 Revenue Conference & Exhibition Awards Gala this week, global restaurateur HMSHost was awarded with Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur for the eleventh consecutive year. This award recognizes the restaurateur who excels in every phase of operations,… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines introduces newly enhanced First Class service

SEATTLE, WA, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — To give guests more of what they love, Alaska Airlines is investing in the First Class experience with West Coast-inspired upgrades. A flavorful new First Class menu will start flying this week, while new thoughtful product extras will be introduced throughout 2018. The new menu features fresh,… Read the full press release

PATA launches food waste campaign “BUFFET for Youth”

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the “BUFFET for Youth”. The announcement was made yesterday by PATA Young Tourism Professional (YTP) Ambassador, Ms JC Wong, and PATA Sustainability and Social Responsibility Associate, Ms. Veronika Forstmeier, at the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop held today… Read the full press release

Bring an avocado and get the same discount offered by the millennial railcard when buying Virgin Trains ticket

Bring an avocado when buying your Virgin Trains ticket and passengers aged 26 to 30 can get the same discount as offered by the millennial railcard – a third off most fares The #Avocard is valid on all Virgin Trains West Coast journeys from today until midnight on 20th March Offer valid on tickets purchased at… Read the full press release

San José City Council extends contract with HMSHost to construct and re-concept several dining offering in Mineta San José International Airport

SJC travelers to gain more international flavors, craft beer, and national favorites San José, Calif., 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Silicon Valley airport travelers are set to gain several new places to eat well while on the move as global restaurateur HMSHost has secured a six-year contract extension valued at approximately $267 million. The San… Read the full press release

Jet Airways introduces authentic ‘Filter Coffee’ on its select international flights from India

Jet Airways introduces authentic ‘Filter Coffee’ on its select international flights from India Airline introduces South India’s favourite brew for the very first time in the world, on its flights to London, Amsterdam, Paris and Toronto Mumbai, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — In another global first, Jet Airways, India’s premier, full service international airline,… Read the full press release

HMSHost secures six-year contract extension to construct and re-concept dining offerings at Mineta San José International Airport

SJC travelers to gain more international flavors, craft beer, and national favorites SAN JOSÉ , CA, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Silicon Valley airport travelers are set to gain several new places to eat well while on the move as global restaurateur HMSHost has secured a six-year contract extension valued at approximately $267 million…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa to offer “A la carte dining” meals to Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers on its intercontinental flights

Lufthansa to offer “A la carte dining” meals to Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers on its intercontinental flights In the future, seven selected menus can be ordered on long-haul flights for an extra charge COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — From summer 2018 Lufthansa Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers will be… Read the full press release

Al Ain International Airport welcomes its first Costa Coffee F&B outlet

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Ain International Airport announced the opening of the first Costa Coffee F&B outlet in the airport. Located before the check-in area accessible to passengers and the public, the Costa Coffee outlet is the newest addition to the airport. The menu is designed to… Read the full press release

37th Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off raised $100, 000 for City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department programs

37th Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off raised $100, 000 for City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department programs SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2018-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department announced that the 37th Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off set a fundraising… Read the full press release