VisitScotland Growth Fund award supports new campaign showcasing Dunfermline and west Fife

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A new campaign will bring more visitors to Dunfermline and west Fife by showcasing the town and area’s history and heritage with the help of VisitScotland. Led by Dunfermline Heritage Partnership (DHP) with the support of Fife Cultural Trust Dunfermline & West Fife Tourism Association and Fife… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group commits $10 million to upskill employees for digital transformation

SINGAPORE, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) will commit S$10 million over two years to upskill its 2,000 employees in adaptive, technological and technical skillsets to prepare them for new jobs and tasks to be created by the company’s digital transformation. It announced this today (2 December 2019) at the signing… Read the full press release

Stagecoach South introduces new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses in Basingstoke

Basingstoke welcomes environmentally-friendly bus fleet Perth, Scotland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach South has unveiled a new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses to the Basingstoke community. A £5.3 million investment by Stagecoach has enabled the rollout of 32 new Euro 6 low emission buses celebrated at a launch ceremony in Basingstoke on Monday 2nd December,… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek reveals VIP excursion around Texas

Hongkong, China, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek is pleased to reveal “Bigger’n Texas,” an ultra-exclusive journey developed as part of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’® collection of one-of-a-kind travel experiences, Rosewood Limited Edition. Offering a VIP excursion around Texas inclusive of custom crafting session with bespoke cowboy boot company Miron Crosby and… Read the full press release

Hotel de Russie and Acqua di Parma celebrate the festive season with a magical winter wonderland

The iconic brand designs a wonderful, snowball-inspired installation that takes centre stage in Piazzetta Valadier, the courtyard of Rome’s historic hotel LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — This Christmas, Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte hotel, and Acqua di Parma, the historic maison of elegant fragrances and lifestyle products, are collaborating to celebrate the festive season… Read the full press release

Qantas opens its newest First Lounge at Singapore’s Changi Airport

Singapore, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has officially opened its newest First Lounge today (Dec. 2, 2019), a luxury space spread over 1,000 square metres at Singapore’s Changi Airport. The new First Lounge will operate in tandem alongside the airline’s existing International Business Lounge, providing capacity for 240 customers and a bespoke offering for… Read the full press release

CWT Meetings & Events restructures leadership team under Derek Sharp

CWT Meetings & Events announces the appointment of divisional leaders for new global operating model Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT Meetings & Events (M&E), the global meetings and events division of CWT (the B2B4E travel management platform), announces the restructuring of its leadership team under Derek Sharp, with six global positions to match… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts appoints Michele Allen as the new CFO

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) today (December 3, 2019) announced that David B. Wyshner has decided to step down as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately, and move into a senior advisory role reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Geoff Ballotti until March 1, 2020. “As the… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan starts the festive season with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Yinchuan, China, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan celebrates the festive season starting with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday. Mr Markus Iseli, the general manager of the hotel, together with the children, lit the Christmas tree as a symbol of warmth and hope. More than 100 guests joined the ceremony and… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Bahía opens the holiday season

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 700 locals and hotel guests from all over the world descended on the Kempinski Hotel Bahía last weekend for a wonderful Christmas market and lighting of the lavish Diamond Christmas Tree this annual event combined in a single day, luxury, art, charity and local community in line with the… Read the full press release

Belgian military and civil air traffic controllers now working with a single air traffic management (ATM) system

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shared Air Traffic Services System 2 (SAS2) has been put into service by the Belgian Ministry of Defence. The Belgian military air traffic controllers and the civil air traffic controllers at EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now working with a single air traffic… Read the full press release

Heathrow unveiled a magical installation of periscopes at Terminals 2 and 5 with scenes from Santa’s Toy Factory

‘How does Santa get to every house in the world in one night?’ is the most frequently asked festive question amongst children under 10 Over a third (35%) of parents tell children it takes Santa’s elves a year of preparation to prepare for the big night Heathrow keeps the magic alive as it unveils a… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts experts shares insights and tips for the year ahead

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF., 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and hospitality professionals across the globe are preparing to usher in a new decade of travel, focusing on up-and-coming destinations, increasingly popular lodging trends, and fresh ways to experience travel in a meaningful way that impacts the way people view the world. With more than… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Freiburg appoints Philipp Kehder as new General Manager

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — 37-year old Philipp Kehder will take over at the helm of the 152-room IntercityHotel Freiburg with effect from 2 December 2019. As the new General Manager, Mr. Kehder will be in charge of both day-to-day operations and the hotel’s strategic divisions. The previous Director Henri… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts® opens the newly refurbished Holiday Inn Johannesburg Sunnyside Park Hotel

A true piece of South African History Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts®, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, opens the newly refurbished Holiday Inn Johannesburg Sunnyside Park Hotel situated in the leafy suburb of Parktown, Johannesburg. Offering authentic experiences designed to bring friends, family and business partners together for genuine and… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches direct service connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand’s coastal destination Pattaya

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (December 2, 2019), Vietjet announced its latest direct service connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand’s famous coastal destination Pattaya (via U-Tapao International Airport). The new route will operate daily service with a flight time of one hour and thirty minutes per leg, starting… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport welcomes Condor Airlines’ new, non-stop air service to Frankfurt, Germany

Flights to Frankfurt and beyond take off next summer Edmonton, AB, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Condor Airlines will offer a new, non-stop air service between Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and Frankfurt, Germany, with a world of travel options for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Flights to Frankfurt from Edmonton start June 1, 2020 and will… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines unveils summer 2020 schedule

Focus on vacation destinations in the Mediterranean, Kavala and Samos added to the offering Once again daily flights to Rome and Barcelona Long-haul routes: launch of flight service to Boston, Tokyo flights commencing two weeks earlier VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers can once again look forward to an attractive Austrian Airlines flight… Read the full press release

Agoda kicks off “Less Hassle, More Travel” brand campaign

SINGAPORE, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online digital  travel platforms, has launched its first multi-market TVC, out-of-home (OOH), digital and cross-channel advertising campaign leveraging its brand characters called “Agojis.” The campaign, built on the brand platform “Less Hassle, More Travel,” kicks off in four markets: Australia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia,… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg City

HAMBURG, GERMANY, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (DECEMBER 2, 2019) announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg City, the second Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the leading business city. The 277-guestroom hotel is set in an unparalleled city centre location with Hamburg’s gastronomic, shopping and cultural highlights on its doorstep, as well… Read the full press release

MMPRC welcomed media from Turkey to Maldives

Male, Maldives , 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation (MMPRC) welcomed media from Turkey to Maldives for a familiarization trip today (Dec. 1, 2019). This is the 21st familiarization trip conducted by the corporation for various markets this year. The media is comprised of journalists and editors from a number… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport, Munich International Airport, Sydney Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport join the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking

Toronto, Sydney, Munich and Hong Kong sign Buckingham Palace Declaration Montreal, Canada, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Executive representatives from Hong Kong International Airport, Munich International Airport, Sydney Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport have pledged their commitment to join the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking by signing the  United for Wildlife (UFW) Transport Taskforce Buckingham… Read the full press release

Newly renovated Amari Vogue Krabi now ready to welcome travellers

Fresh from an extensive renovation, the resort invites travellers to indulge in boutique charm while basking in the tranquillity of the iconic Andaman coastline. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With its trademark karst formations hanging over idyllic white-sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters, it is no wonder Krabi is home to… Read the full press release

TUI Group announces the opening of the TUI Blue Fieberbrunn hotel, TUI Blue’s second hotel in Austria

TUI Blue Fieberbrunn makes its debut for the first Winter season Third TUI Blue hotel in Austria in final construction phase Further hotel openings in Gran Canaria and Morocco Berlin, Germany, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Group continues to expand the portfolio of its lifestyle hotel brand TUI Blue with the opening of… Read the full press release

Macao and Zhuhai will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao SAR with a joint fireworks show on 22 December

Macao, China, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Macao Special Administrative Region Government and the Zhuhai Municipal People’s Government will stage their first joint fireworks show together above the sea area in front of Macau Tower and Zhuhai Hengqin Financial Island at 9 p.m. on 22 December in joyful celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office presented the “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme” Awards

Macao, China, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) hosted the “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme” (“QTSAS” or the “Scheme”) Awards Gala Dinner today (2 December) to commend award-winning catering businesses and travel agencies of the year, encouraging industry operators to provide quality tourism services. The Scheme was launched in 2014. To… Read the full press release

“Macao Light Festival 2019 – Explore the Light” lights up Macao

Macao, China, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and co-organized by Municipal Affairs Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau and Sports Bureau, “Macao Light Festival 2019 – Explore the Light” is lighting up Macao from 1st to 31st December. An opening ceremony unveiled the event at Anim’Arte Nam Van tonight (1st December). Held for… Read the full press release

dnata to purchase the remaining 50% of its UK inflight catering joint-venture, Alpha LSG

London, UK, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has announced an agreement to purchase the remaining 50% of its UK inflight catering joint-venture, Alpha LSG, from the LSG Group. The acquisition expands Dubai-based dnata’s international portfolio, and will make it the sole shareholder of the biggest… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles welcomes Kevin Lopes as its new Executive Pastry Chef

Seychelles, Africa, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Seychelles has announced Kevin Lopes as its new Executive Pastry Chef, who joins the culinary team in Petite Anse Bay from his role of head pastry chef at the three Michelin star Sketch in London. With responsibility for the pastry kitchens of the Resort’s three restaurants, in addition to… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces the opening of its third hotel in Arizona: the Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announces the opening of its third hotel in Arizona: the Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center. The seven-story, 127-room hotel joins two other Cambria locations in the Grand Canyon State: Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler-Fashion Center and Cambria Hotel North Scottsdale Desert Ridge. The new Phoenix hotel… Read the full press release