Air Partner strengthens existing US network with the opening of new office in Los Angeles

Gatwick, UK, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner” or “Group”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Los Angeles (“L.A.”), in line with its strategy to grow its geographical footprint. The office, which opened on 4 June 2018, will service southern… Read the full press release

Raleigh-Durham International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines’ nonstop flights to San Diego

RDU Airport, N.C., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun and fun in San Diego is finally a nonstop flight away. Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s most sought after nonstop destination will be served by Frontier Airlines beginning on August 15. The airline announced the route during a nationwide release of new destinations throughout their network on June 5…. Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas celebrates maiden call at Subic Bay and Manila, Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, which is Asia’s largest and most revolutionary, arrived at Subic Bay for the first time today, June 8. She will also be making her maiden call at Manila tomorrow, June 9. This is the largest ever cruise ship to call… Read the full press release

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi to rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (JUNE 11, 2018) that Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi will rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, turning the iconic ‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi’ into the first Andaz branded hotel in the Middle East. The hotel is owned by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of management and franchise agreements for nine Hyatt Place hotels and three Hyatt House hotels in Canada

Twelve Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels expected to open by 2020 TORONTO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (June 6, 2018) announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for nine Hyatt Place hotel and three… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(June 5, 2018) announced executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels. The executed contracts, which represent important expansion in key markets or markets in which Hyatt brands are under-represented, are for the following hotels: Hyatt Regency Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place set to deliver best-in-class guest experience with new generation of hotels

True to its heritage as a consumer-driven brand created by guests, for guests, Hyatt Place hotels set to deliver best-in-class guest experience CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place, Hyatt’s upscale select service brand designed for business travelers, today(June 4, 2018) unveiled a new generation of hotels focused on three key areas: thoughtful… Read the full press release

MGallery launches an exclusive collection of travel accessories developed by Ines de la Fressange

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Always seeking to address the unique needs of traveling women, MGallery is excited to announce the launch of an exclusive collection of travel accessories developed by international style icon, Ines de la Fressange, global ambassador for the MGallery brand and its groundbreaking Inspired by Her program. The… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform for the catering industry to optimize supply management

PARIS, France, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform that enables the catering industry to optimize supply management. Founded in France in 2003, Adoria is used by 2,700 organizations (30 catering groups) and brings together 300,000 active users and more than 800 manufacturers and distributors. Adoria offers centralized… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport greets visitors with a initiative dedicated to the tourist highlights of Flanders

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In the next 3 years, 75 million travellers at Brussels Airport will be met with a brand-new experience project dedicated to the tourist highlights of Flanders. At various places in the airport’s 2 piers, experience displays were set up around the themes of Flemish Masters, gastronomy and cycling…. Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Indigenous Music Day at Studio Bell to feature youth-friendly activities on June 21

On-site programming to honour the legacy of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples through music Calgary, AB, Canada, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Join the National Music Centre (NMC) for Indigenous Music Day at Studio Bell on June 21, featuring music and youth-friendly activities that celebrate the cultural diversity of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous Music Day at… Read the full press release

SAS to showcase artworks from renowned artists at the Newark Liberty International Airport SAS Lounge

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has partnered with AbsolutArt.com to create a showcase of works at the Newark Liberty International Airport SAS Lounge. In total, more than 30 pieces will be displayed throughout the lounge from May 7 – October 31, 2018. The collection has been carefully selected to pay homage to… Read the full press release

SAS delivers exclusive new inflight drinks this summer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is looking forward to treating travelers this summer continuing two exciting collaborations delivering exclusive new inflight drinks.  A SAS exclusive deal with Charles Heidsieck will serve up a new vintage Champagne, while a continued collaboration with Mikkeller delivers a summery non-alcoholic beer from the Danish brewery. The… Read the full press release

South African Airways increases service between East London and Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has added capacity to the Eastern Cape for business travellers between East London and Johannesburg. SAA currently operates 24 flights per week between Johannesburg and East London, with a double daily service (except on Mondays and Saturdays). Effective Sunday 10 June 2018 the… Read the full press release

UNWTO names Aliko Dangote an Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO’s Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, named Aliko Dangote an Ambassador for Responsible Tourism in the framework of the 61st Regional Commission meeting for Africa, celebrated in Abuja, Nigeria. Considered one of the most successful businessmen in Africa, Aliko Dangote founded the Dangote Group 30 years ago and turned his enterprise… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts opens its third European destination — Raffles Europejski Warsaw, Poland

WARSAW, Poland, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Amidst the heady fragrance of purple and white lilac and bouquets of blossoming pink peonies sold on every street corner of this sprawling capital during early summer, comes the highly anticipated opening of Raffles Europejski Warsaw on June 1st. Bringing over 160 years of history and heritage to… Read the full press release

African-American Music Appreciation Month: Arkansas Tourism to provide information about African-American artists with deep Arkansas roots

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout the month of June, Arkansas will celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month as part of a national observance that was first inducted on June 7, 1979 by President Jimmy Carter. Arkansas Tourism will help Arkansans celebrate African- American Music Appreciation Month by providing information about African-American artists… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to make Qsuite available on flights to and from Canberra via Sydney from 1 July 2018

The airline awarded ‘World’s Best Business Class’ brings its newest innovation to Australia’s capital  Qatar Airways’ robust expansion in Australia has brought greater consumer choice and increased accessibility to global markets for Australians and Australian businesses DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that its award-winning Business Class… Read the full press release

SJC welcomes new Delta Air Lines’ nonstop service between New York and Silicon Valley

No. 1 Requested Domestic Route by Business and Leisure Travelers; Five SJC Carriers Now Offer Nonstop Flights from SJC to New York-Area Airports  San José, CA, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Air Lines today (June 8, 2018) began flying nonstop between New York’s John Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Mineta San José International Airport… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised as a Gold Level CORE company by Business in the Community

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has become the first UK airport to be awarded the prestigious Gold Level CORE accreditation at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards. CORE is Business in the Community’s framework for identifying and measuring corporate responsibility activity and performance across organisations. Belfast… Read the full press release

Starfleet Research and Duetto to co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue

Chicago, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Starfleet Research, the leading provider of best practices IT market research for the hospitality industry, and Duetto, hospitality’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, will co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue results using next-generation technology. The research and insights are based on the strategies… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport trials new “Gate Delivery” service: passengers can order snacks and drinks online to be delivered directly to their departure gate

Hamburg Airport first airport in Germany with innovative delivery service / Quick and easy online ordering Hamburg, Germany, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamburg Airport is the first commercial airport in Germany to launch a test phase for the new “Gate Delivery” service: passengers can order snacks and drinks online to be delivered directly to… Read the full press release

IAG’s low cost long-haul airline brand LEVEL to begin twice weekly service from SFO to Barcelona this fall

Consolidation with Iberia service makes SFO the Bay Area Airport of Choice for nonstop flights to Spain SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — LEVEL, International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, today (June 7, 2018) announced plans to shift its nonstop Barcelona service from Oakland to SFO this fall, joining existing nonstop… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In April Allegiant announced it will begin nonstop service from Kansas City to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina beginning June 8, 2018, and did so with a fare sale on Allegiant.com. That announcement becomes reality on Friday, June 8 as travelers will board the first flight to the popular beach… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises christens its new ship MSC Seaview

The striking ship has been designed for the Mediterranean to create a very special connection between guests and the ocean Godmother Sophia Loren will cut the ribbon on her 13th MSC Cruises ship MSC Seaview to become the third MSC Cruises ship to be launched in just 12 months Genoa, Italy , 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises expands its fleet with the delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview is the third next-generation MSC Cruises ship to come into service in just 12 months, in her inaugural year she will strengthen the Company’s position in two key markets Monfalcone, Italy, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (4 June 2018) at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, MSC Cruises officially took delivery of… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reveals some of the key environment-friendly features on MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview to receive RINA’s GREEN STAR 3, the latest and most comprehensive of such notations, as she features some of the most modern and advanced environment-friendly maritime technology at sea Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With just a few days to go until MSC Seaview comes into service, excitement is reaching an all-time… Read the full press release

The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing earns 4-star grading from VisitScotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A Fife hotel, which is helping to revitalise North Queensferry, is celebrating after earning a 4-star grading from VisitScotland. The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing achieved the award on the first time of asking following its relaunch as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in August… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: A steam train special from the Fife Coast to the Scottish Borders returns this summer

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A STEAM train experience that features Scotland’s latest World Heritage Site and newest railway line returns to the timetable again this summer. Passengers on the Scottish Railway Preservation Society’s Railtours steam special will have the opportunity to take in views of the new Queensferry Crossing as they… Read the full press release

New Portal AR app invites the world to step into Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A ground breaking new app that invites the world to step into Scotland has been created in close collaboration with Google as part of the Scotland Is Now global campaign. The innovative technology was led by VisitScotland, in partnership with Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Universities Scotland…. Read the full press release