British Airways starts three-per-week service between London and Islamabad next week

The airline starts a three-per-week service on June 2 Customers will enjoy a state-of-the-art inflight experience on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner A Halal meal option is available in every cabin LONDON, UK, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is beginning flights between London and Islamabad next week.  The final touches are coming together… Read the full press release

Duetto appoints Carl Lytikainen as Senior VP of Customer Success

Hospitality tech firm appoints experienced SaaS executive to lead its Customer Success team. San Francisco, Ca, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, hospitality’s innovative provider of cloud-based revenue management applications, has appointed Carl Lytikainen as Senior VP of Customer Success. Carl brings to the role more than 20 years of experience serving customers in… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises launches additional discounts and benefits to MSC Voyagers Club loyalty programme

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and market leader in Europe, South America, South Africa and the Gulf, has revealed details of additional discounts and benefits to their popular MSC Voyagers Club loyalty programme. The MSC Voyagers Club is designed to reward MSC Cruises’ repeat customers, a… Read the full press release

CWT research reveals that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser. 69% of business travelers prefer to book their flights digitally rather than have human interactions. That continues to rise for hotel reservations (78%),… Read the full press release

CWT M&E selected as partner for the Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, has been selected as the partner for the Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, during which ski champions from 70 countries will be competing over the course of 14 days. “We are proud and honored… Read the full press release

VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has unveiled its new visitor information centre within the City Chambers on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. VISITORS to Scotland will experience cutting edge information and inspiration as VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city on May 22nd 2019. The national tourism organisation today… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Lonely Planet includes Shetland in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019 – the only UK destination to be included

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s northernmost point has earned its place as one of the top must-see destinations for international travellers in Europe this year. Travel authority Lonely Planet, has today (21 May) revealed that Shetland has been listed at number six in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa introduces new amenities and innovative programming to its extensive menu of offerings for families

Miami’s Multi-Award Winning Resort Expands Kid-Friendly Offerings with New Educational Hands-on Activities, Sea Turtle Hatchling Event, the FUN Room and More SUNNY ISLES BEACH,FL, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As a leader in family travel and continually striving to elevate the guest experience, the Five-Star, Five-Diamond Acqualina Resort & Spa, a seaside haven set on nearly… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the appointment of Sergio Amodeo as Chief Financial Officer of Radisson Hospitality AB

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Sergio Amodeo as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Radisson Hospitality AB, and member of the Global Steering Committee for Radisson Hotel Group, effective 1 June 2019. Sergio joins Radisson Hotel Group from TeamSystem Group, the leading management software… 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

Stagecoach to invest £80 million on new vehicle orders to help tackle car congestion and air quality

More than 350 new buses and coaches ordered across UK Planned orders include 48 electric buses for Manchester and South Wales Mix of local buses with latest Euro 6 emissions standards and state-of-the-art coaches due for delivery this year Local authorities urged to match private sector investment with measures to tackle road congestion. Perth, Scotland,… Read the full press release

Travelive Enters a North America Representation Agreement with Waterstone

Boca Raton, USA, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelive (TM), award-winning luxury destination management company for Greece, Italy, Spain, Egypt, and many other Mediterranean destinations, announced today that the company has entered a new representation agreement for North America with Waterstone. The representation agreement comes as a new milestone in the company’s steady growth and… Read the full press release

Bombardier unveils Nuage chaise prototype at the 2019 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE)

Nuage chaise will make its worldwide debut at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition on May 21, 2019 Nuage chaise will be ready to install on board the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft upon entry-into-service as planned later this year Innovative lounge seating converts into a flat surface for sleeping or banquet-style dining around the conference grouping… Read the full press release

Bombardier announces updates to its Challenger 350 aircraft

Performance improvement package now allows the Challenger 350 aircraft to fly up to 1,500 NM farther out of short runways Newly introduced Head-up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) capabilities now available to complement the aircraft’s unmatched versatility Enhanced sound-proofing technology further establishes the Challenger 350 aircraft cabin as the quietest in its class Challenger 300 series aircraft family… Read the full press release

Bombardier Welcomes First Global 6500 Aircraft into its State-of-the-art Completion Facility in Montreal

First production Global 6500 aircraft moves into the Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre, as the newest member of the Global family advances towards entry-into-service as planned later this year Ninety per cent of total flight test complete, wing and engine in final stages of validation All testing on first flight test vehicle is complete; aircraft is retired The Global 6500 aircraft offers… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands its fleet with second Airbus A380 FLYING HONU

The new Emerald Green plane delivered to ANA this week at Toulouse before departing for Narita Airport TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15, 2019. While offering the same… Read the full press release

Qantas extends special weekend fares on flights from Perth to Broome

Special fares for weekends in Broome extended More than 20,000 fares booked since trial launched Perth to Broome flights available from $179 one-way Broome, Australia, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (20TH MAY 2019) announced an extension of its special weekend fares on flights from Perth to Broome in response to positive community… Read the full press release

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk The Giant Dipper 95th Anniversary Contest

Giant Dipper Contest Opens May 17, 2019 SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk announced a new contest to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the seaside amusement park’s classic Giant Dipper roller coaster. The Giant Dipper 95th Anniversary Contest opens May 17, 2019 on the coaster’s 95th birthday. The contest will run… Read the full press release

The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Atlanta Buckhead to unveil stunning transformation this June

Rebirth of Iconic Atlanta Hotel Combines Storied Past with Southern Sophistication Atlanta, GA, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All eyes will be set on Atlanta this June as The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Atlanta Buckhead, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, officially unveils its multi-million-dollar transformation to reclaim the hotel’s standing amongst the most… Read the full press release

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong welcomes Jill Goh as General Manager

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Jill Goh as General Manager. A seasoned hotelier, Mrs Goh has been with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group since 1993, serving previously as Resident Manager both at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore and Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London until 2013,… Read the full press release

Mandarin launches a new luxury accommodation package that combines a stay Milan with a relaxing break at romantic Lake Como

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched an enticing luxury accommodation package that combines a stylish stay in trend-setting Milan with a relaxing break at romantic Lake Como. Available until 10 November 2019,  the One Trip, Two Destinations offer includes exquisite dining experiences and a complimentary private transfer by Mercedes… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches its first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign, “Room for Possibility”

Residence Inn by Marriott, Element by Westin® and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Unite to Celebrate Spaces and Amenities Designed to Empower Guests to Live Life on the Road, Uninterrupted Bethesda, MD, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (05/20/2019) announced its first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign, “Room for Possibility,” spotlighting the portfolio’s… Read the full press release

MGTO rolls out the “Monthly Lucky Draws for Visitors in Celebration of Handover Anniversary

Macao, China, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) rolls out the “Monthly Lucky Draws for Visitors in Celebration of Handover Anniversary” on the 20th day of every month from May to November. The first round of lucky draw was… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes TUI Airways’ additional weekly flight to Dalaman for summer 2020

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From May 2020, passengers will be able to fly to Turkey on both Mondays and Thursdays, with TUI Airways adding the Monday flight to the summer schedule. The additional flight is on sale now. Steve Szalay, Managing Director Aberdeen International Airport said: “TUI Airways has a strong presence… Read the full press release

The Radisson Collection Hotel, Warsaw opens its doors following a remarkable transformation

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the opening of a new addition to the group’s premium lifestyle brand – reserved for its most outstanding properties. The Radisson Collection Hotel, Warsaw has opened its doors in the heart of the Polish capital to… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes WestJet’s new non-stop Dreamliner service between Paris and Calgary

Airline joined by Alberta political and tourism leaders in opening key economic, cultural and social ties with France CALGARY, CA, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today (May 17, 2019) became the only airline to operate a non-stop route between Paris and Calgary. The airline’s newest route, along with its… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of the first Hyatt branded hotel in Portugal: Hyatt Regency Lisbon

The hotel will mark continued growth for the Hyatt Regency brand in Southern Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (May 20, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Realtejo – Hotelaria e Turismo, S.A., owned subsidiary of United Investments Portugal and Fibeira,… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Duty Free welcomes four new Heinemann stores

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Free trade operator Imperial Duty Free JSC launched 4 new Sheremetyevo Duty Free Heinemann stores located in the pre-customs luggage claim areas of international arrivals at Terminals D and E of Sheremetyevo International Airport. Passengers now have the opportunity to buy duty-free top sellers without rushing or worrying… Read the full press release

Air France promotes inclusion and diversity during International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

PARIS, France, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — On May 17, 2019, the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia is an opportunity for Air France to illustrate its commitment and the concrete actions it is taking to promote inclusion and diversity. Signing of the association l’Autre Cercle’s LGBT+ commitment charter; Raising awareness among company staff at… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport showcasing connectivity to Dubai

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport hosted a group of business and leisure agents visiting Dubai for a four-day visit (10 – 13 May). In collaboration with KLM the group experienced Bristol Airport’s facilities, the inflight product, the ease of connecting through Amsterdam hub airport and showcasing Dubai as a destination available… Read the full press release