Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront

114-room Hyatt Place hotel opens nearby Wilmington’s picturesque Christina River CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 8, 2019)  that Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Wilmington, Del., is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities,… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO now accepting guests

SFO’s only on-airport hotel brings elevated experiences to ‘The City by the Bay’ SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and San Francisco International Airport today (October 7, 2019) announced the opening of Grand Hyatt at SFO, which is now accepting guests. As the only on-airport hotel at… Read the full press release

Airport Dimensions announces second lounge location at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

To accommodate increased demand, Airport Dimensions is expanding The Club SJC to a second location. Plano, TX, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Dimensions, previously known as Airport Lounge Development, an award-winning market leader of premium shared-use lounges, today (October 9, 2019 ) announced a second lounge location at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces launch of the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service

Bristol, UK, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A brand-new scheme has been launched at Bristol Airport that can help passengers earn money while they travel, the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service. Car & Away is a peer-to-peer car sharing service which allows car owners to rent out their vehicle while on holiday. Launched originally in… Read the full press release

IATA: Continued Prioritization of Aviation Essential to Supporting Jobs and GDP Growth in UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented its latest study on the importance of air transport to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) showing that ongoing prioritization of aviation as a key strategic asset could generate an additional 620,000 jobs and an extra USD 80 billion in GDP… Read the full press release

IATA: US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes, the… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines brings “More Go” to Austin with three new destinations

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is bringing “More Go” to Austin with three new destinations and even more flights to America’s top leisure destinations!  Beginning February 26, 2020, America’s fastest growing airline will offer nonstop service from Austin to Cancun, Mexico and will add additional flights to Orlando. Spirit… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a series of ‘Think Pink’ themed events and giveaways

The award-winning airline partners with Hamad International Airport, Qatar Aviation Services and Qatar Duty Free to support the fight against breast cancer with a series awareness events and giveaways throughout the month of October ‘Think Pink’ activities include free mammograms for employees, fundraising events for Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) and the return of the airline’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named ‘Best Airline’ at the 2019 Business Traveller Awards

Airline scoops four awards: ‘Best Airline’, ‘Best Long-Haul Airline’, ‘Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Middle Eastern Airline’ DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named ‘Best Airline’ at the prestigious 2019 Business Traveller Awards, held on Monday 7 October at London’s Royal Garden Hotel in front of 250 industry leaders…. Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and Antalya, Turkey

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and is on sale from today A launch offer means prices starting from just £139 return Until October 29, customers can secure ATOL protected British Airways Holidays with a deposit starting from just… Read the full press release

Best Belfast City Airport supports Bangor NI Foodbank with brand-new Peugeot van

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has financed a brand-new Peugeot van for Bangor NI Foodbank which will be used to help supply food to those in North Down who are in need. With more than 45 active volunteers, the foodbank relies solely on voluntary food… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes back Home Run Inn and Harry Caray’s Shortstop at Midway International Airport

Airport incorporates hometown hits as part of overarching modernization effort CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Midway Partnership, a joint venture with Vantage Airport Group, SSP America and Hudson Group, today (10/08/2019) welcomed back two local concessions brands at Midway International Airport. Home Run Inn is the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities award roundtrip air travel to 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program recipients

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 187 students complimentary roundtrip air travel as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The 2019 recipients are from 120 different schools across the country ranging from freshman to graduate students. Each… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index list for the third consecutive year

ANA HD also named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index list for the fourth year in a row. •It was praised for its efforts in areas such as climate strategy, risk and crisis management, human rights and passenger information security. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways invites the public to vote on the dishes to be added to its in-flight menu

Contest will determine the next additions to ANA’s in-flight menu for Premium Economy and Economy Class. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is inviting the public to vote on which dishes will be added to its in-flight menu for Premium Economy… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels announces signing of a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotels has announced a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The signing ceremony with the partnering company, Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction Company (UAQ), took place end of last week at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai. The property will entail a luxury hotel and will… Read the full press release

MSC Meraviglia arrived in the Big Apple, becomes the largest ship to ever dock in Manhattan

MSC Meraviglia to be the cruise line’s fourth distinct ship sailing from the USA; significant market growth for MSC Cruises Biggest ship to visit Boston, Portland and Bar Harbor following New York call First ship to visit MSC Cruises’ new private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, before homeporting in Miami to cruise the Caribbean… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ 105 plus member hotels recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries, is pleased to celebrate more than 105 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards…. Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of the new Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor in Egypt

New Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor offers a luxury experience to holidaymakers and business travellers Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Evolution Steigenberger comes to the “city of 100 gates”. The new Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor is set at the heart of a lush tropical garden right on the eastern bank of… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport participated in the 100th anniversary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Regional partners highlight tourism opportunities to European market Edmonton, AB, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport led a delegation of tourism partners to Amsterdam this weekend to participate in the 100th anniversary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. KLM is the first airline in the world to celebrate 100 years of continuous air… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok to re-open its River Wing following the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok will re-open its River Wing on 11 November 2019, concluding the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history. In keeping with the successful restoration of the Authors’ and Garden Wings in 2016, the River Wing renovation has been designed to confirm this historic hotel’s position… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport marks the 100th birthday of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the 7th of October, marks the 100th birthday of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier of the Netherlands. In honour of the big day, Helsinki Airport is decorating KLM’s departure gates and offering treats to passengers. The KLM logo features an image of a crown, which… Read the full press release

Lufthansa names its first Airbus A321neo “Aachen”

An Airbus named Aachen: First Lufthansa Airbus A321neo christened by Minister-President Armin Laschet New flying ambassador for the European city The Lufthansa Group is investing continuously in the modernization of its fleet  Spohr: Innovation requires investment – policy makers are called on to create framework COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The name of… Read the full press release

Hilton Kuala Lumpur launches Pink Hope Afternoon Tea to raise funds for The Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia Breast Cancer Campaign beneficiaries

The all-pink afternoon tea set will be featured throughout October in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — It doesn’t matter who, when, or how; breast cancer can affect the people we care about most. It is for this reason that Hilton Kuala Lumpur created the Pink Hope Afternoon Tea, an… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the official start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Washington D.C. Capitol Riverfront

Choice Hotels’ Upscale Brand Continues Rapid Growth in Top-Tier Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Donohoe Development Company and Koucar Management announce the official start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Washington D.C. Capitol Riverfront. The new-construction, nine-story, 154-room upscale hotel, which is expected to open in early… Read the full press release

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas among top ranked resorts at Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards

Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (October 7, 2019) announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, which included The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas among its top ranked resorts. “It seems the legend of James Bond remains strong for The Bahamas, with The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris welcomes Michael Bartocetti as Executive Pastry Chef

Paris, France, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris announces that Michael Bartocetti has been appointed Executive Pastry Chef. Talented and creative, Michael Bartocetti is above all a committed and responsible chef. He carefully chooses his suppliers, favouring small farms that promote sustainable and responsible agriculture. Driven by a desire to create authentic fresh… Read the full press release

Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards recognised Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco as the #1 Hotel in San Francisco

San Francisco, U.S.A., 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (October 7, 2019) announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco recognised as the #1 Hotel in San Francisco. “We greatly value our relationship with our guests, and we take pride in providing excellent service and best accommodations for travellers…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire hosts its annual Christmas Market to raise funds for The Brain Tumour Charity

Hampshire, England, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On Thursday, December 5, 2019, The Spa and its Courtyard at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire will be transformed into a festive wonderland as the Hotel hosts its annual Christmas Market, featuring a range of gifts from its favourite beauty, wellness and home-ware lines. Once again the special event will be… Read the full press release