British Airways unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways proudly unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage, as a symbol of remembrance for the fallen. In the centenary year of the end of the First World War, the 8ft by 8ft poppy will be displayed on the aircraft as it flies to numerous… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates raising £20 million for Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways’ global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising a mammoth £20 million. Flying Start began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved its fundraising target more than a year ahead of schedule, thanks… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new routes just in time for the holiday season

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is celebrating autumn by beginning to operate several new routes just in time for the holiday season. More Options for California Travelers Northern California Expansion Southwest continues complementing its robust service for California travelers by strengthening its commitment to San Jose, California. By the end of this… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces GlobalBeacon; further enhances passenger safety with real-time tracking

All Qatar Airways flights will now benefit from real-time tracking, further enhancing passenger safety The introduction of GlobalBeacon ahead of the ICAO 2018 flight tracking recommended timeline DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the launch customer of GlobalBeacon, a key product solution created by FlightAware®and Aireon that… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches a series of design engagement workshops to gather community input into its emerging plans for expansion

Heathrow is running a series of collaborative design workshops from 6 November to gather community input into its emerging plans for expansion The airport has partnered with world-renowned architects Grimshaw to help identify opportunities for mitigation for those communities potentially impacted by an expanded airport  Workshops will help further refine the airport’s development proposals, that will… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Zurich Airport set to debut in Switzerland by 2020

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The IntercityHotel Zurich Airport will become the brand’s first venture into Switzerland when building works are completed in 2020. Construction is now beginning on schedule, and a number of characteristic features are already emerging. As with all IntercityHotels, the USP will be easy accessibility. The… Read the full press release

IHG and Al Arabiya Real Estate Company partner for Staybridge Suites’ debut in Kuwait

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with the Al Arabiya Real Estate Company, owned by the leading Kuwaiti conglomerate, The Bukhamseen Group to debut Staybridge Suites in Kuwait, with the development of Staybridge® Suites Kuwait Salmiya…. Read the full press release

InterContinental® Hotels & Resort celebrates 200 InterContinental hotels around the world with a stunning art installation by Alexander Hall

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading luxury hotel brand InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts has partnered with London-based contemporary artist Alexander Hall, also known under the alias Haut de Gamme©, to create a stunning art installation, commemorating 200 InterContinental hotels and resorts around the world. The art installation is made from 200 champagne bottles individually hand-painted… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Alitalia’s five weekly nonstop flights to Rome

Five-times weekly, year-round flights to launch May 2019 Washington, D.C., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) announced Tuesday that Italian airline Alitalia will begin five weekly nonstop flights to Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) on May 2, 2019, providing a new option when traveling between the U.S. Capital Region and… Read the full press release

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism launches new initiative to provide support to local nonprofit agencies

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is proud to announce the launch of Santa MoniCARES, a coalition of SMTT representatives and community partners seeking to harness the hospitable nature and generosity of Santa Monica’s tourism industry to provide support to the city’s local nonprofit agencies. Santa MoniCARES… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces non-stop flights between Singapore and Seattle

Fifth US city in SIA network, and fourth served non-stop from Singapore Announcement coincides with tomorrow’s launch of non-stop Singapore-Los Angeles flights Singapore, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle will become the fifth US city in Singapore Airlines’ route network – and the fourth to be served non-stop from Singapore – when new flights… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Paris’ Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager Philippe Leboeuf named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World

Hong Kong, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Philippe Leboeuf, Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, has been named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World. Leboeuf will be presented with his award at the 38th annual Hotelier of the World Awards at Lotte New York Palace, New York, on 12… Read the full press release

Swedavia and Norwegian Air Shuttle partner to provide airport parking benefits to Norwegian Reward members

Stockholm, Sweden, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with Norwegian Air Shuttle, Swedavia continues to develop its range of parking products for members of the airline’s Norwegian Reward customer loyalty programme. These parking benefits are currently available at five of Swedavia’s airports. Åre Östersund Airport, from which Norwegian will launch service to Stockholm in… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association to hold PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan in September. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Tourism National Company JSC, the key organization in the tourism industry effectively promoting the tourist brand… Read the full press release

The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel located within Alabama’s Gulf State Park opens its doors to guests

Originally established in 1974, the hotel has been re-imagined, rebuilt and re-emerges as a model of resilient, environmentally-friendly coastal development with a focus on sustainable tourism. GULF SHORES, Ala., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel opened its doors after a much-anticipated return to Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Guests of… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport launches its 2018 Santa Flights adventure

Over 2,000 seats for one of the most sought after Christmas events Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 2,000 lucky children and their parents will get to meet Santa 15,000 ft above sea level as Shannon Airport launches its 2018 Santa Flights adventure today. Short of Christmas Eve itself, Santa’s busiest day… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport announces five new route to Cyprus, France and Romania this Winter season

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — This week (29th October 2018) has seen the start of the Winter season at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and with it came five new route launches to destinations in Cyprus, France and Romania. Over the past few days Ryanair have commenced the first of their twice weekly… Read the full press release

MGTO and Macao’s travel trade participate in the first edition of China International Import Expo

MACAU, 2018-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) organized a delegation of Macao’s travel trade to participate in the first edition of China International Import Expo inaugurated in Shanghai yesterday (5 November), together showcasing the East-meets-West cultures, gastronomy, tourism products, facilities and services Macao has to offer, besides highlighting the positioning and… Read the full press release

Eastin Residences Vadodara: Enjoy the vibrancy of the festive season with Indian Fusion Special menu at The Glass House – 24 Hour Multi Cuisine Restaurant

Vadodara, India, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastin Residences Vadodara – A Premium Boutique Serviced Residences in Alkapuri is all set to brighten up the festival of lights by presenting Indian Fusion Special menu starting tomorrow, 7th November to 11th November from 07.00 pm – 10:30 pm at The Glass House – 24 Hour Multi… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta introduces refreshed room design and upgraded public spaces

Atlanta, U.S.A, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, the city’s only AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star hotel, announces the unveiling of renovated guest rooms, suites, spa and fitness centre, and an outdoor event space. The Hotel has partnered with New York-based interior design company Meyer Davis Studio for a refresh that embodies… Read the full press release

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria named Egypt’s Best Hotel Spa 2018 at the 4th Annual World Spa Awards

Alexandria, Egypt, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria has been named Egypt’s Best Hotel Spa 2018 at the 4th Annual World Spa Awards, a dynamic awards program launched in 2015 and designed to drive up standards within spa tourism by rewarding the organisations that are the leaders in the field. The world’s finest spa and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific provides convenient access to Guangdong ports through codeshare agreement with Chu Kong Passenger Transport

Cathay Pacific to codeshare on Chu Kong Passenger Transport’s high-speed ferry services to Guangdong ports Hong Kong, China, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific customers around the world will soon enjoy convenient access to seven key Greater Bay Area (GBA) ports in mainland China’s Guangdong province, through the airline’s new codeshare agreement with Chu… Read the full press release

GTA dnata expands operations at Toronto Pearson International Airport with new, long-term partnership with Air Transat

Toronto, Canada, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — GTA dnata, dnata’s joint-venture company in Canada, significantly expands operations at Toronto Pearson International Airport with the start of a new, long-term partnership with Air Transat. Air Transat, Canada’s leading holiday airline, operates approximately 140 weekly flights from Toronto during peak season.  Starting from November, GTA dnata… Read the full press release

Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER fitted with ‘Game Changer’ First Class suite to operate between Dubai and Vienna from 1 December 2018

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class product will operate between Dubai and Vienna on a daily basis from 1 December 2018. Austria will be one of the first few countries in the world to be served by Emirates’ Boeing 777 aircraft… Read the full press release

Lineage and Dreisbach announce the opening of world’s latest next-generation cold storage and logistics facility, Lineage Cool Port Oakland

Oakland, CA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage”) and Dreisbach Enterprises (“Dreisbach”) announced the official opening of Lineage Cool Port Oakland (“Cool Port”), the world’s latest next-generation cold storage and logistics facility. Set on 25 acres at the Port of Oakland’s waterfront, Cool Port will serve as the newest hub for… Read the full press release

HotelsWorld conference joins HICAP family of events; relaunches and rebrands to HICAP Australia New Zealand (HICAP ANZ)

Costa Mesa, CA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), the region’s leading industry event, announced at the 29th annual HICAP in Hong Kong that the HotelsWorld conference which is held each year in Sydney, Australia will be relaunched and rebranded as part of the HICAP group of events. This… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland to give away free tickets to some of the most iconic sites to celebrate St Andrew’s Day

To help celebrate St Andrew’s Day, we are launching a free Ticket Giveaway to some of Scotland’s top heritage visitor attractions. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has thousands of free tickets to give away to some of the most iconic sites in the country on Saturday 24 and Sunday… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Irkutsk, Russia to Phuket, Thailand from December 30

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld®, from December 30, 2018 opens direct regular flights from Irkutsk to Phuket. Tickets for the new flight are already on sale. Flights from the Airport Irkutsk will be operated on Sundays. The flight departs from Irkutsk at 6:50 pm and lands at the airport of the island of Phuket at 1:00 am local time…. Read the full press release

AAAE and IAAE partner with Indian Aviation Academy and GMR Aviation Academy to bring an array of professional development and training programs to airport executives

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE), an affiliate organization of AAAE, are proud to announce a major new agreement with the Indian Aviation Academy and GMR Aviation Academy to bring a wide-ranging array of professional development and training programs… Read the full press release

AAAE launches new Scholarship named in honor of late aviation industry leader and mentor, Claudia B. Holliway

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is proud to announce the creation of the Claudia B. Holliway Women in Aviation Scholarship, named after a respected leader and mentor in the airport industry who passed away last fall. In addition to creating the new scholarship, AAAE has… Read the full press release