easyJet launches onboard charity collection to support people affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling with easyJet over the next two weeks will be able to donate onboard to help support those affected by Australian bushfires. easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced that, from today (JANUARY 14, 2020), it will be launching an onboard charity collection for the Australian Red… Read the full press release

British Airways is the official airline partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been appointed the official airline partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. The airline will fly hundreds of athletes and support team, along with their equipment to and from the Games as part of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free celebrate successful 29th edition of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open

Successful ATP tournament was sponsored by Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free Rublev defeated Corentin Moutet in the men’s championship final at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) congratulate Andrey Rublev, winner of the 29th edition of the Qatar ExxonMobil… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina, part of the newly designed flagship properties launching globally offering a new distinctive stay experience, designed to meet the needs of the modern business traveller. Crowne Plaza hotels… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group Partners with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction to Introduce Amari East Bay Hangzhou as a New Landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, today announces the signing of a management agreement with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction Co. Ltd., introducing Amari East Bay Hangzhou, a new landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou. This will be ONYX… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of the Radisson Hotel Saint Denis in Reunion Island

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Hotel Saint Denis in Reunion Island, the Group’s entry into their third Indian Ocean Island. The group is now present in three of the four main Indian Ocean Islands, bringing their Indian Ocean portfolio to… Read the full press release

Brown’s Hotel, a Rocco Forte Hotel announces an exciting and unique residency pop-up with renowned Japanese chef, Daisuke Hayashi

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — From Tuesday 28 January to Saturday 08 February 2020, Brown’s Hotel, a Rocco Forte Hotel, is delighted to announce an exciting and unique residency pop-up with renowned Japanese chef, Daisuke Hayashi in its oak-panelled Drawing Room. Chef Daisuke Hayashi runs celebrated restaurant, Kikunoi Hunton in Kyoto which… Read the full press release

Michelin-starred Adam Byatt to lead exclusive food and wine dinners at Charlie’s at Brown’s Hotel

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Charlie’s, the restaurant at Brown’s, a Rocco Forte Hotel, which opened to high acclaim at the end of last year, will host a series of exclusive food and wine dinners led by the restaurants Chef Director and Michelin-starred Adam Byatt. The series will kick off in February with… Read the full press release

Rocco Forte Hotels welcomes Florian Steinmaier as General Manager of Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Rocco Forte Hotels, the prestigious family-owned hotel group led by Sir Rocco Forte and his sister Olga Polizzi, is pleased to announce the appointment of Florian Steinmaier as General Manager of Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt effective January 1, 2020. Reporting to Frank Heller, Regional Director of Germany for… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton appoints one of the UK’s leading documentary photographers, Ian Weldon, as its ‘Realist in Residence’

Hotel brand appoints acclaimed documentary photographer to celebrate the real side of British travel LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The aftermath of Sunshine Saturday’s* traditional holiday booking rush sees social media feeds flooded with unrealistic, over-filtered images of idyllic far flung destinations. However, as many Brits face their first week back at… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Egg Harbor Township Atlantic City, New Jersey

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton, the global upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing unmatched guest service, today (January 8, 2020) announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Egg Harbor Township Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Owned by… Read the full press release

Motel 6 partners with racecar driver Blake Mount ahead of the 2020 IMSA Prototype Challenge season

Economy lodging brand enters racing scene in 2020 with new partnership DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Motel 6, the economy lodging brand that lets you “save more for what you travel for™,” recently launched a partnership with racecar driver Blake Mount ahead of the 2020 IMSA Prototype Challenge season, providing both fans… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality partners with Cloud5 Communications Contact Center for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year hotel voice reservations

G6 Hospitality partners with Cloud5 Communications Contact Center for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year hotel voice reservations CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cloud5 Communications Contact Center has been engaged by G6 Hospitality LLC to help deliver on the Motel 6 brand promise to  “leave the light on” for millions of hotel voice reservations callers to… Read the full press release

Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands opens its doors to guests

Beloved Beach Retreat, Revived for Today’s Affluent Traveler, Brings a New Age of Luxury to the British Virgin Islands Hongkong, China, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a four-year closure and comprehensive renovation, Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands debuts today (January 6, 2020), marking one of the year’s… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts® invites guests to superior, holistic health and wellness journey at Asaya Hong Kong

The ultra-luxury hospitality brand’s new integrative wellness concept provides innovative, personalised solutions to create the foundations for optimal urban living in 2020 and beyond Hongkong, China, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels and Resorts®, the leading exemplar of ultra-luxury residential-style hospitality, is pleased to invite guests to begin the new year by embarking… Read the full press release

Boeing announces appointment of David L. Calhoun as its new president and chief executive officer

  New leadership to focus on safety culture, improved transparency and rebuilding trust CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ —  David L. Calhoun today (Jan. 13, 2020) assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA). “With deep industry experience and a proven track record of performance, Dave is… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority announced named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2020

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The St. John’s International Airport Authority announced today ( January 09, 2020) that it was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2020. “We’re tremendously proud to be recognized as a top employer in the region,” says Peter Avery, CEO of St. John’s International Airport… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces new 450-room Hyatt Regency branded hotel in Kuala Lumpur, set to be completed in 2024

New hotel will be a premier property for Hyatt Regency brand in Malaysia, marking the brand’s return to Kuala Lumpur CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 13, 2020) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with KL MIDTOWN Sdn. Bhd., a joint… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes the return of Vacation Express’ exclusive, non-stop flights to Los Cabos International Airport

ATLANTA, Ga., 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Vacation Express is happy to announce the return of exclusive, non-stop flights from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) for the 2020 travel season with new departures in the month of March in addition to summer months. Flights to Los Cabos will… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes Albawings’ summer 2020 services to Tirana

New airline at Hamburg Airport / Three flights per week to capital of Albania Hamburg, Germany, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A new airline, Albawings, is coming to Hamburg Airport with the 2020 summer timetable. From 30 March 2020, the Albanian airline will fly to Tirana three times a week, every Monday, Wednesday and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo launches twice weekly Boeing 777 freighter service to Osaka, Japan

Route will be operated twice weekly with a Boeing 777 Freighter The new freighters will supplement the existing belly-hold cargo capacity to and from Japan Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers is pleased to announce the expansion of its cargo network in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airway announces codeshare agreement with Deutsche Bahn (German railways)

New codeshare partnership provides seamless connection to/from eight destinations in Germany for Qatar Airways passengers within Deutsche Bahn’s railway network DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn (German railways), offering Qatar Airways travellers seamless connection to and from eight key destinations in… Read the full press release

Chase the Northern Lights with Alaska Airlines

Making New Year’s travel resolutions more affordable through the power of science SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Chasing the Northern Lights is now within reach. Starting Jan. 13, flyers will have the opportunity to escape to the winter wonderland of Alaska for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and, yes, a chance to see the Northern Lights. Using… Read the full press release

Dubai, the business hub of the Middle East

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2020-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirate of Dubai is one of the seven emirates that united to form the United Arab Emirates almost 50 years ago. The seven Emirates function much like independent city-states although Federalization is progressing. Each Emirate has its own traditions and tolerances, but the Dubai… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces the appointment of Sir Michael Hodgkinson to its Board of Directors

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is pleased to announce the appointment of Sir Michael Hodgkinson, former CEO of UK airports company BAA and Vazil Hudák, former Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), to its Board of Directors. Vazil Hudák was previously Vice-President of the EIB since 2016, where he… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport is the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger road journeys

Bristol Airport has become the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger journeys to and from the Airport by road. LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The carbon offsetting scheme came into effect on 1 January and forms part of the Airport’s Carbon Roadmap which was published last year. Offsets will be purchased retrospectively… Read the full press release

Fraport received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport for the eleventh consecutive year

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport AG has been systematically implementing stringent climate targets since 2008, when the airport operator first defined these goals. For the eleventh consecutive year, Fraport has now received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport (FRA) under the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program. Launched by the Airport… Read the full press release

Swoop announces expanded East Coast network for summer 2020

The ultra-low-fare airline’s 10 aircraft allows for flights between Hamilton and St. John’s, Moncton and Charlottetown CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of it’s 2020 summer schedule, Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., announced its East Coast network expansion, with flights between Hamilton, Ontario and St. John’s,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Shanghai Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (January 09, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement with Shanghai Airlines to expand the carrier`s international network in China. Reservations and ticket sales begin on January 9, 2020. The codeshare agreement will add two routes to JAL`s international network, which includes flights between Shanghai… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group awards Swissport 5-year cargo handling contract at Brussels and Liège airports

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Lufthansa signed a 5-year contract for cargo handling at Brussels and Liège airports. The agreement covers Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. At the end of December 2019, Swissport and Lufthansa Cargo renewed their agreement regarding cargo handling at Brussels and Liège airports. The agreement… Read the full press release