SFO becomes the first in the world to earn airport-wide LEED Platinum Certification

Entire airport campus certified using LEED for Cities and Communities framework SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has become the first in the world to earn airport-wide certification at the Platinum level under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4.1 for Communities… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Ryanair’s new route to Bydgoszcz, Poland

  DUBLIN, Ireland, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (20th Sep 2022) announced a new route for its Bristol Winter’22 schedule to Bydgoszcz, Poland, starting from the 30th of October. This route which will operate twice per week, brings Ryanair’s total number of routes to/from Bristol for Winter’22 to 29, connecting… Read the full press release

SAS creates stronger emotional bond with its travelers with the launch of its new communication concept

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — “Journeys That Matter” is the name of SAS’ new communication concept, which is launched through a new advertising campaign today (September 19, 2022). The campaign highlights the importance of traveling and represents SAS’ first brand campaign since 2020. The new communication concept is based on a new… Read the full press release

Swissport extends ground and air cargo handling services to Hong Kong Airlines in Japan

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon launches Extraordinary is Ordinary advertising campaign

Campaign to help boost economic impact during shoulder season travel by providing inspiration for visiting Oregon’s seven regions Portland, Ore., 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, has initiated its second push of its advertising campaign, Extraordinary is Ordinary. Promoting the state’s stunning natural beauty, the campaign is set to drive… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces exciting new promotion for Free Spirit members

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests looking to get a jump on their next travel adventure can get a boost of More Go in their Free Spirit® accounts. Both new and existing Free Spirit members can instantly receive 500 bonus points just by going to Bonus.Spirit.Com now through Dec. 31, 2022. New Free Spirit members… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to host the IATA World Financial Symposium (WFS) in Doha on 19-22 September 2022

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) conference will focus on ‘Reshaping Airline Resilience’, following the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Jassim Bin Saif Al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport. Qatar Airways will host the biggest gathering of the aviation industry’s financial… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport and Qatar Museums debut world-class art installations

Discover Qatar in collaboration with Qatar Museums, introduces travellers to Hamad International Airport’s (HIA) world-class art installations An exclusive tour featuring an impressive collection of art by world-renowned artists including Ahmed Al Bahrani, Jean-Michel Othoniel, KAWS, Tom Otterness, Urs Fischer and others DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Discover Qatar, the World’s Best… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Aemetis sign SAF Offtake Agreement with Aemetis

Marking another step towards meeting the airline’s 10% SAF usage target by 2030 Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announced today (September 20, 2022) the signing of an offtake agreement with Aemetis for the supply of 38 million US gallons of blended Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to be delivered over… Read the full press release

Sophisticated Facilities Suitable for Meetings & Conferences Available at Hotel Nikko Bali

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach offers sophisticated facilities suitable for small-range board meetings to mid-range conferences and large events. Equipped with two meeting rooms, one boardroom, and captivating outdoor venues, the experienced and dedicated Meeting Services team can customize the space to meet your needs…. Read the full press release

KLM comments on Schiphol’s call for limiting passengers boarding in Amsterdam on September 17, 18 and 19, 2022

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM is very disenchanted that Schiphol only indicated on Friday, 16 September that it would not be able to handle the number of passengers boarding in Amsterdam on Saturday 17, Sunday 18 and Monday, 19 September. The airport has requested KLM to reduce these passenger numbers. This… Read the full press release

The largest air cargo network operator in Africa the Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services snatches two Awards at Air Cargo News Awards 2022

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the largest air cargo network operator in Africa, has been crowned with ‘Cargo Airline of The Year’ and ‘Best Cargo Arline – Africa’ at the Air Cargo News Awards 2022. In a ceremony held in London on 16 September 2022, Ethiopian… Read the full press release

SAS rolls out new communication concept called “Journeys That Matter”

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — “Journeys That Matter” is the name of SAS’ new communication concept, which is launched through a new advertising campaign today (September 19, 2022). The campaign highlights the importance of traveling and represents SAS’ first brand campaign since 2020. The new communication concept is based on a new… Read the full press release

Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines extend partnership for two airports in Japan until 2025

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… Read the full press release

Free Spirit members can instantly receive 500 bonus points just by going to Bonus.Spirit.Com now through Dec. 31, 2022

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests looking to get a jump on their next travel adventure can get a boost of More Go in their Free Spirit® accounts. Both new and existing Free Spirit members can instantly receive 500 bonus points just by going to Bonus.Spirit.Com now through Dec. 31, 2022. New Free Spirit… Read the full press release

Horizon Air’s more than 700 pilots ratify the retention agreement reached with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on Sept. 2

SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Horizon Air’s more than 700 pilots, who are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), voted to ratify a new agreement aimed at supporting the company’s pilots and retaining talent as mainline airlines continue hiring pilots away from regional airlines at record levels. The agreement includes… Read the full press release

The biggest gathering of the aviation industry’s financial leaders since the beginning of the pandemic will be held in Doha, Qatar, 19-22 September 2022

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) conference will focus on ‘Reshaping Airline Resilience’, following the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Jassim Bin Saif Al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport. Qatar Airways will host the biggest gathering of the aviation industry’s financial… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific in August 2022: nearly 90 percent increase of number of passengers vs. last year’s August

Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (September 16, 2022) released its traffic figures for August 2022. The airline’s traffic figures continued to reflect the positive impact of further adjustments to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, notably the mandatory hotel quarantine arrangement for… Read the full press release

Emirates to serve Bavarian treats onboard flights to Munich, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt to celebrate Oktoberfest

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the world-renowned German festival Oktoberfest, Emirates will serve beloved Bavarian treats onboard flights to Munich, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt, as well as the respective airport lounges, between the 17th of September and 2nd of October. Serving its cosmopolitan customer base, Emirates celebrates many multicultural occasions on-board such as… Read the full press release

Anantara announces the opening of 402-room Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam following extensive renovation

Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas brings its renowned experiential luxury to the Netherlands with Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam. Located in the city centre and with more than 155 years of history, the much-loved property is in the final stage of an extensive renovation as part of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica enhances its Wellness Season Experiences with vegan menu options and vegan cooking class by holistic nutritionist Chef Natalie Prhat

Special vegan menu options and vegan cooking class to be offered Costa Rica, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Wellness Season at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the Resort’s culinary team is welcoming an acclaimed vegan chef to the Resort for an intensive week-long collaboration. Chef Natalie Prhat, Toronto-based holistic… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges to add exclusive college football-focused experiences for members

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc.  (NYSE: CHH) and LEARFIELD are teaming up this college football season to kick off an exciting new perk for Choice Privileges loyalty members: Choice Privileges Experiences. As part of the award-winning loyalty program’s latest offering, members can now use their rewards points to book exclusive college football-focused experiences at… Read the full press release

Ryanair signs MoU with OMV for the supply of 160,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, and OMV, the international integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, have today (14th Sept) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Ryanair airports across Austria, Germany and Romania. While limited production of SAF remains a… Read the full press release

Capital Alliance and TFE Hotels partner for a $340M development project in Melbourne Docklands

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Local developer and hotel owner Capital Alliance, in partnership with Australia’s International Hotel Group, TFE Hotels, has announced a first-of-its-kind mixed-use development in Melbourne Docklands, featuring two world class local hotel brands. Capital Alliance’s two-tower project was designed locally by SJB and will serve as a place… Read the full press release

LVCVA recognizes NoMad Las Vegas guest relations manager Candace Ortiz with Hospitality Heroes award

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) today (14-SEP-2022) honored Candace Ortiz, guest relations manager at NoMad Las Vegas, with the Hospitality Heroes award during its board of directors meeting. The Hospitality Heroes recognition program shines a spotlight on hospitality workers who consistently go above… Read the full press release

Air Canada signs purchase agreement with Heart Aerospace for 30 ES-30 electric-hybrid aircraft

Electric-hybrid aircraft advances carrier’s 2050 net-zero emission goal Battery powered aircraft will have capacity for up to 30 passengers Electric 200 km range extends to 400 km with reserve hybrid architecture Agreement includes equity investment by Air Canada in Heart Aerospace MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Sept. 15, 2022)… Read the full press release

SAS signs option to add Heart Aerospace’s new electric aircraft to its regional fleet

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS signs Letter of Support with Heart Aerospace for the option to add their new electric aircraft, ES-30 to the SAS regional aircraft fleet. This has the potential of being a significant step on SAS’ sustainability journey, enabling zero-emission flights on routes within Scandinavia. The electric aircraft will… Read the full press release

UNWTO and State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland launch inaugural National UNWTO Students’ League of the year

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO) have joined forces to launch the first National UNWTO Students’ League of the year. The Students League is designed to promote local talent development and work with young people to design solutions… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways enhances its passenger experience at London Heathrow Terminal 4 with new Frequent Flyer Lounge

The Lounge is available to Privilege Club members and frequent flyers from oneworld Alliance partners The award-winning airline also revealed a new dedicated Premium Check-in area at Terminal 4 LONDON, UK, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — World’s Best Airline enhances its passenger experience at London Heathrow Terminal 4, and unveils a new Frequent Flyer… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways highlights its commitment to Africa with robust recruitment drive and network expansion

Qatar Airways highlights the airline’s commitment to Africa, recruitment growth and recent expansion to new destinations such as Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Harare, Kano, Luanda, Lusaka and Port Harcourt DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group CEO, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker addressed the attendees of the Aviation Africa Summit in… Read the full press release