The Clarion hotel brand awards the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson

Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Clarion hotel brand awarded the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson from Chippewa Falls, Wisc. The prize package includes a group getaway to the home of country music, Nashville, Tenn., to attend the Country Music Association Awards. As this year’s winner, Wilson and five friends received a three-night stay… Read the full press release

Jet Airways hosts its annual and much-awaited Flight of Fantasy initiative

MUMBAI, India, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full-service international airline, today celebrated its annual and much-awaited Flight of Fantasy initiative by delighting over 100 young fans – including underprivileged children and those with special needs, by giving them the opportunity to experience the world of aviation, in its effort to… Read the full press release

flydubai presents its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 at the Dubai Airshow

Airline is the first operator in the region to take delivery of the new aircraft type DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai marks its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in… Read the full press release

Bulgaria Air to fly 11 times a week between Sofia and Athens

SOFIA, Bulgaria, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The national carrier Bulgaria Air increases the frequency of its flights between Sofia and Athens. Starting November 29-th Bulgaria Air is flying from and to the Greek capital 11 times a week. The new flight to Athens (FB807) is sheduled every Wednesday morning at 09.30 a.m.  The passengers from the… Read the full press release

Macao ready to welcome the 43rd National Congress of APAVT delegates, November 23-27

MACAO, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office and the Portuguese Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies (APAVT, from its Portuguese acronym) are finalizing the preparations for the 43rd National Congress of APAVT, scheduled for November 23 to 27 in Macao. The congress will offer Portuguese tourism professionals a firsthand update on the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotel earns perfect score and achieve the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”

Choice Hotels Earns Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for Eighth Consecutive Year Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the eighth consecutive year, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is proud to announce it scored a perfect 100 on the 2018 Human Rights… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges named the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Choice Privileges Rated Top Hotel Loyalty Program In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Another big win for the Choice Privileges loyalty program from Choice Hotels. For the second straight year, USA Today’s10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has named Choice Privileges the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program.” A panel of USA Today… Read the full press release

Sushi Wakon at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto awarded its first Michelin star in its first year of operations

Michelin star awarded after first year of operations, along with “Five Red Pavilions” ranking Toronto, Canada, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Sushi Wakon restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto has achieved its first Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto and Osaka 2018 in their first year of operations. Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto also gained a coveted “Five Red Pavilions” ranking, which marks… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways continues its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala

Qatar Airways demonstrates continued support for autism awareness, acceptance, and accessibility at Kennedy Center event Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to social responsibility, Qatar Airways continued its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala hosted by The Embassy of the State… Read the full press release

Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival at Jack London Square, November 11, 2017

Free program Saturday to feature legacy performers and rising stars Oakland, CA, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square welcomes the Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival this Saturday from Noon to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Black Music Association (BMA) event will feature several Bay Area… Read the full press release

HKIA conducts annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise

HONG KONG, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) successfully conducted its annual aircraft crash and rescue exercise this morning, proving its readiness and effectiveness in handling contingencies. The exercise aims to provide opportunities for the airport community, Government departments and related organisations to familiarise themselves with and practise cooperation in emergency… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways launches its frequent flyer programme partnership with Qatar Airways

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited is pleased to announce the launch of its frequent flyer programme partnership with codeshare partner, Qatar Airways, starting 1 November 2017. Bangkok Airways FlyerBonus members can earn and redeem FlyerBonus points on eligible Qatar Airways flights. From 1 November 2017 onwards, Bangkok Airways’s… Read the full press release

AHLA: new study reveals tax cuts could generate $131.7 billion in economic activity for hotels and related industries

ANALYSIS SHOWS HOTELS, EMPLOYEES, TRAVELERS ALL BENEFIT FROM TAX REFORM Washington, D.C., 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As tax reform legislation moves through Congress, a new economic impact study found that tax cuts could generate $131.7 billion in economic activity for hotels and related industries over the next 10 years. On behalf of the American… Read the full press release

The American Hotel & Lodging Association applauds U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Save Local Business Act

LEGISLATION PROVIDES CLARITY FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A “JOINT EMPLOYER” Washington, D.C., 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), which clarifies what it means to be a “joint… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 25 new member hotels and resorts across eight countries

SINGAPORE, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces the addition of 25 new member hotels and resorts across eight countries between August and October 2017. From the most iconic city beachfront in Hawaii to the majestic culture and traditions of Rajasthan, India, travelers can now enjoy… Read the full press release

IRELAND: Minister Pat Breen launches The Gateway Hub at Shannon Airport House

Shannon, Ireland, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A building with one of Ireland’s most storied entrepreneurial histories will be the inspirational home for the country’s newest incubation hub unveiled today by Minister of State Pat Breen. The Gateway Hub at Shannon Airport House was today officially launched by the Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches an improved healthier onboard menu

Dublin, Republic of Ireland, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (9 Nov) launched an improved onboard menu, offering a wide range of delicious food, snacks and hot and cold drinks along with some tempting new, healthier additions, including Fulfil Nutrition bars. Customers can find the new ‘Getaway Café’ menu inside their… Read the full press release

Ryanair partners with Coras to offer customers a convenient way to buy best theatre, music and sporting tickets across Europe

Special Introductory Offer On Theatre Tickets Booked Before December Dublin, Republic of Ireland, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (9 Nov) launched Ryanair Tickets, in partnership with Coras, selling the best theatre, music and sporting tickets across Europe on the Ryanair.com website. Ryanair’s 129m customers can now purchase tickets for the… Read the full press release

Conrad Spa Koh Samui Named Asia’s Best Hideaway Spa 2017

KOH SAMUI, Thailand, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Conrad Spa Koh Samui, the luxury spa and wellness centre at Conrad Koh Samui, has been named the Asia’s Best Hideaway Spa 2017 at the prestigious award gala ceremony organized by the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel and Spa Awards 2017, recently held in Bangkok, Thailand. “Being named… Read the full press release

Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill opens at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL)

HMSHost’s own marketplace concept Makai Plantation also now open HONOLULU, HI, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill is now welcoming travelers with a lively beach and rock n’ roll atmosphere in Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. Global restaurateur HMSHost, with joint venture partner GRL Corporation and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality appoints Petra Götting Vice President Sales & Marketing

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The German and Swiss national has 30 years’ professional experience in the hotel industry. Following early operational roles, she focused increasingly on sales and marketing, an area she has now been working in for 25 years at well-known hotel groups and chains such as Hyatt,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality’s Anton M. Wüstefeld named “Best Iconic Employee” At the Worldwide Hospitality Awards

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Worldwide Hospitality Awards held in Paris on 8 November 2017, the winner of this year’s coveted “Best Iconic Employee” was Deutsche Hospitality’s very own Anton M. Wüstefeld, Pre-Opening General Manager of the IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd. The purpose of this particular annual prize… Read the full press release

Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair to host a festive ‘Italian takeover’ with celebrated chef Heinz Beck and drinks maestro Salvatore Calabrese

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — This November, to celebrate his love of all things Italian Sir Rocco Forte and Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair will stage a festive ‘Italian takeover’ of the hotel’s restaurant and neighbouring Donovan Bar by two ‘masters of Italy’ – celebrated chef Heinz Beck and drinks maestro Salvatore Calabrese. For… Read the full press release

TRYP by Wyndham opens its first hotel in Texas

Lifestyle trendsetter’s 4th U.S. hotel accelerates global growth spree after milestone openings in Dubai and Xi’an PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Hotel Group’s urban lifestyle brand, today arrived in central Texas with the opening of a newly constructed 166-room hotel in College Station, one of the fastest-growing metropolitan… Read the full press release

Dusit International to manage luxury hotel Dusit Thani Zhouzhuang in China

Dusit Thani Hotel Zhouzhuang to bring Thai-inspired hospitality to the renowned ancient water town in 2018. BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Kunshan Yuanwanggu IOT Industrial Park Company Limited to manage Dusit Thani Zhouzhuang, a luxury hotel in… Read the full press release

Cancun International Airport deploys technologies from SITA

CANCUN, Mexico, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA’s tech to provide great passenger experience and efficient operations at Mexico’s busiest international destination Flights are now operating at Terminal 4, Cancun International Airport, Mexico’s newest airport terminal. The airport’s operator, ASUR, has used innovative technologies from SITA, the global provider of IT to the world’s airports,… Read the full press release

Aurora Flight Sciences now A Boeing Company

New subsidiary to accelerate development of autonomous technology CHICAGO, IL, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms and autonomous systems. Aurora will operate under Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology as a subsidiary called Aurora Flight Sciences, A… Read the full press release

Boeing and China Aviation Suppliers Holding Company sign agreement for 300 airplanes valued at more than $37 billion

Builds on a strong foundation and growing partnership BEIJING, CHINA, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and China Aviation Suppliers Holding Company (CASC) today signed an agreement for 300 airplanes during a ceremony in Beijing. It was part of the United States trade mission to China, and was signed by Kevin McAllister, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces Week long fare sale from Nov 8, 2017 to Nov 14, 2017

Airline announces Week long fare sale from Nov 8, 2017 to Nov 14, 2017 on its non-stop and one-stop flights from India Mumbai, India, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways – India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced exciting travel options for the Winter season by offering up to 30% savings on travel from India to high–demand destinations served… Read the full press release