IHG Hotels & Resorts opens three new hotels and signs further two in Italy

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is making strides against its expansion strategy in Italy, as it opens three new hotels and signs a further two in 2021, doubling the size of its premium and lifestyle portfolio in the region. These… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces signing of Holiday Inn Dandenong

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts is excited to be continuing its push into suburban and regional Victoria with the signing of Holiday Inn Dandenong with hotel owners, the Pelligra Group. This will be IHG’s fifth hotel with the Pelligra Group, making them one of IHG’s largest owners… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces signing of voco Gangnam

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The 151-key hotel – scheduled to open in Q2 2022 – is the second voco property IHG has signed in South Korea this year, following voco Pyeongtaek City. voco Gangnam will be the first voco to open and it further supplements a portfolio of nine hotels… Read the full press release

Khiri Travel Creates New Ecotourism Experiences in Sri Lanka as Demand Returns

Khiri Travel Sri Lanka staff and a sample of their new tour experiences for visitors.

LONDON, UK, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective 7 October 2021, fully vaccinated tourists can enter Sri Lanka with no need to quarantine on arrival. The only major requirement is a PCR test taken within 72 hours of embarkation for Colombo. Sri Lankan Airlines, Air Canada, Qatar Airways and others currently fly to Sri… Read the full press release

Oman Air Holidays launches Oman stopover packages

Bespoke packages offer assortment of experiences for Oman Air transit passengers, whether stopping for 12 hours, overnight or several days, and include second night free and discounted additional nights with 25% off food and beverage. Muscat, Oman, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Holidays today (Oct. 10, 2021) announced the launch of Oman stopover… Read the full press release

Oman Air revamps its Sindbad Loyalty Program, simplifies way members earn Sindbad miles and Sindbad tiers

Sindbad members can now earn Sindbad miles based on spend; Sindbad tiers to be calculated by class of travel and flight zones Muscat, Oman, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has revamped its Sindbad Loyalty Program, replacing distance-based miles accrual with spend-based miles accrual. Delivering… Read the full press release

Emirates Expo 2020 Dubai special livery aircraft to perform low level flypasts over Dubai

Latest Expo A380 livery to perform two low level flypasts on Wednesday and Thursday Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Expo 2020 Dubai special livery aircraft will be performing two low level flypasts over Sheikh Zayed Road and the Expo 2020 Dubai site tomorrow morning, Wednesday 13 October and Thursday 14 October…. Read the full press release

Arsenal FC’s Mikel Arteta visits Emirates’ pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai

DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the Premier Partner and Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, welcomed Mikel Arteta, Manager of Premier League club Arsenal, to its pavilion. Arteta was welcomed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group. He was given a tour… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman unveils redesigned and entirely new hospitality experience following extensive renovation program

Impeccable hospitality and delightful dining experiences await at the rejuvenated luxury address Amman, Jordan, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Further elevating its appeal as one of Jordan’s top luxury destinations, Four Seasons Hotel Amman invites guests to discover an entirely new hospitality experience following the completion of its extensive renovation program. The Hotel has been completely… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca named as one of the Top Hotels in Northern Africa at the Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

A second recognition received by the Casablanca’s oceanfront sanctuary Casablanca, Morocco, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The ratings are in: Condé Nast Traveler announced the winners of its Readers’ Choice Awards 2021 and Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca receives a second recognition as one of the Top Hotels in Northern Africa. This mention represents the best of the best… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore named as one of the Top 10 Hotels in Singapore by the Condé Nast Traveler

The botanical-inspired sanctuary recognised by celebrated industry accolade Singapore, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Singapore returns to the coveted Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards taking its place among the Top 10 Hotels in Singapore following a recent transformation of its accommodation and restaurants. “We are exceptionally thrilled that Four Seasons Hotel Singapore has been named as… Read the full press release

Wyvern Hotel in Punta Gorda, Florida honored with “Ascending Community Service Award

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection®, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels, honored the Wyvern Hotel in Punta Gorda, Florida, with its “Ascending Community Service Award.” To celebrate the award, representatives from Choice Hotels, Edgewater Group LLC, hotel staff and local dignitaries attended a ceremony last… Read the full press release

Anantara and Avani Hotels and Resorts launches ‘Picture Perfect Thailand – Just Missing You’ campaign to welcome guests back

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With Thailand’s exquisite cuisine, vibrant markets, rich cultural traditions and breathtaking scenery, the kingdom always provides snap-happy travellers with countless picture-perfect opportunities. Now that lockdown measures have eased, Anantara and Avani Hotels and Resorts is giving cabin-fevered travellers the chance to win weekly getaways for the next… Read the full press release

dnata partners with Gather AI to launch autonomous drones to digitise acceptance and warehouse inventory processes

Dallas, USA, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, continues to invest in cutting-edge technologies to maximise efficiency and deliver the highest value for its customers. The company has partnered with Gather AI, a US-based technology start-up, and launched autonomous drones in its warehouses at Dallas Fort… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group partner for an innovative hotel concept Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels

Zeitgeist, Design and Service Excellence Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group are joining forces to present the Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels brand, an innovative hotel concept in the Luxury Lifestyle Segment. Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels will bring together design, technology and lifestyle at the… Read the full press release

UK Government updates travel advice for Morocco

LONDON, UK, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — This week the UK government provided updated advice for British travellers looking to visit Morocco. Although flights resumed back in June 2021 and the NHS COVID Pass has been widely accepted as proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination at the border, there was no official clarity on… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways resumes services between Australia and Fiji

Fiji Airways announces flight schedules, fares and amazing package deals for visitors as Fiji announces reopening of borders Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has announced that flights to the South Pacific paradise will officially resume for fully vaccinated international travellers from 1st December 2021, with the first… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways resumes services to Los Angeles and San Francisco

Fiji Airways announces flight schedules, fares and amazing package deals for visitors as Fiji announces reopening of borders Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has announced that flights to the South Pacific paradise will officially resume for fully vaccinated international travellers from 1st December 2021, with the first… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways resumes flights to New Zealand

Fiji Airways announces flight schedules, fares and amazing package deals for visitors as Fiji announces reopening of borders Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has announced that flights to the South Pacific paradise will officially resume for fully vaccinated international travellers from 1st December 2021, with the first… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park announces return of its Flight Academy programme

Popular Flight Academy programme made its return over school summer holidays Sessions will now also run daily over the upcoming half term from Monday 25th October to Friday 29th October Programme gives youngsters a chance to sit in the flight deck and pretend to be a pilot and see the roles that keep the airport… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of IL Tornabuoni Hotel in Florence

The 62-room historic urban gem marks the first Hyatt hotel in the city of Florence CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 11, 2021) the opening of IL Tornabuoni Hotel in Florence. The luxurious 62-bedroom Renaissance-inspired former palace signifies the debut of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group expands quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane network to 14 cities

Singapore, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today (09 October 2021) expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with additional points expected to be announced in the coming weeks. This comes as Singapore widened its VTL arrangements to include Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes launch of Jet2.com’s ski flights to Austria and France

Hit the slopes for less as Jet2.com ski programme launches with unmissable ski carriage offer Three top ski destinations on sale from the base with Jet2.com for Winter 21/22 Ski destinations include Chambery, Innsbruck and Salzburg London, UK, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet2.com has launched ski flights to Austria and France from Bristol Airport for… Read the full press release

Swissport appoints Karen Cox as Global Director Operations & Safety

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Karen Cox has started as Global Director Operations & Safety at Swissport this week. Together with her team she will drive the transformation of Swissport’s global operations to provide operational excellence and a consistent service delivery to the company’s airline customers around the globe. Karen Cox was… Read the full press release

UNWTO and NEOM partner for a new initiative focused on the future of tourism in Saudi Arabia

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘Tourism Experiences of the Future’ challenge will source innovative ideas and disruptive business models related to the tourism needs of the future, in line with growing demand for new experiences. All proposals must be aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and should include the introduction or adaptation of… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport teams up with QualSafe to train first aid instructors to become specialist mental health first aiders

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Mental Health Day, George Best Belfast City Airport is partnering with QualSafe, one of the UK’s largest Ofqual regulated awarding organisations, to upskill three in-house first aid instructors to become specialist mental health first aiders. With 1 in 4 people in the UK likely… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers exclusive ‘Think Pink’ experience on board and HIA lounges in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Airline provides exclusive ‘Think Pink’ experience on board and in HIA lounges  Limited edition BRIC’S amenity kits are currently offered on all long-haul and ultra-long-haul flights throughout October DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark Qatar Airways’ continuous support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, passengers are being offered an exclusive ‘Think Pink’… Read the full press release

Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort offers the Ultimate Surf Break Package

Bali, Indonesia, 2021-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — You know a surfing spot is hot when eleven-time world championship surfer Kelly Slater makes a trek mid-pandemic in search of the perfect wave. In December 2020 he did just that at Uluwatu on the southwestern tip of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula. The beaches around Anantara Uluwatu Bali… Read the full press release

Minor Hotel teams up with VLCC to launch therapeutic and wellness centre at Avani Spa in the upscale Avani+ Hua Hin Resort

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Announced in 2019, Minor Hotels has partnered with India’s leading wellness & beauty services and products brand, VLCC to pioneer the concept of wellness in its truest form. Minor Hotels is delighted to be launching the first therapeutic and wellness centre of the partnership in January 2022… Read the full press release

Naladhu Private Island again voted #1 Top Resort in the Indian Ocean in the 2021 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Male’, Maldives, 2021-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Naladhu Private Island, the exclusive luxury island resort in the Maldives, is delighted to share the exciting news that it has once again been named the #1 Top Resort in the Indian Ocean in the annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. The resort is especially proud with this… Read the full press release