Allegiant to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation through the sale of pink in-flight refreshments

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2019-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — During October, passengers on all Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) flights can join the fight against breast cancer by drinking pink. Allegiant is donating the proceeds from the sale of pink in-flight refreshments to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), whose mission is to provide access to early breast cancer detection, education,… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels announces a total of 32 accolades in the annual 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Minor Hotels is pleased to announce that a total of 32 accolades in the annual 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards across its brands, Anantara, Avani, Tivoli, and Elewana. Readers of the prestigious magazine recognised Minor Hotels’ properties across the highly coveted categories and ranked them among the… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas proud to announce 21 accolades in the 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas celebrates a total of 21 accolades in the 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. Readers of the prestigious magazine recognised Anantara properties across the highly coveted categories and ranked them among the very best hotels in the world.  One of the travel… Read the full press release

dnata extends partnership with Terminal One Group Association to provide quality ground and passenger handling service at JFK

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has extended its partnership with Terminal One Group Association (TOGA) in New York through to 2023. The extension will see dnata continue to provide quality ground and passenger handling services to over 20 airlines including Air France, Japan… Read the full press release

Thousand Hills Golf Resort in Branson, Missouri joins The Ascend Hotel Collection

Thousand Hills Golf Resort Adds to the Brand’s Growing Portfolio of Top Vacation Destinations ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) welcomes the Thousand Hills Golf Resort to its portfolio of resort, historic, and boutique hotels reflecting their surrounding communities. The brand’s latest addition is located in Branson, Missouri, one of… Read the full press release

Oakwood® announces the opening of Oakwood Residence Hanoi

SINGAPORE, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today announced the official opening of Oakwood Residence Hanoi, marking the brand’s entry into Vietnam’s capital city. A prime address for both business and leisure travelers alike, Oakwood Residence Hanoi is situated in an upscale residential neighborhood within the West… Read the full press release

VisitBritain’s flagship MICE event MeetGB to be held at ICC Wales in 2020

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain has today (08 October 2019) announced that its flagship annual Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) event MeetGB is being held at the Celtic Manor Resort and the recently opened International Convention Centre (ICC) in Wales in April 2020. Registration for the event is also now open… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels announces the opening of its fourth Vibe Hotel in the Sydney CBD — the Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour

New South Wales, Australia, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — What do you get when Manhattan design chic meets Sydney style?  TFE Hotels will throw open the doors on its fourth Vibe Hotel in the Sydney CBD next week with the arrival of the Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour onto the CBD’s accommodation scene. This new Vibe Hotel… Read the full press release

Peruvian and Japanese pop-up restaurant KAYTO opens At Jumeirah Al Naseem

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Led by Japanese-Argentinian Chef Cristian Goya, KAYTO pop-up restaurant, opens from 8 October 2019 to May 2020. Celebrated for its stunning beachfront location and unique dining experiences, Jumeirah Al Naseem is showcasing the exotic blend of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine known as “Nikkei” with the launch of its new popup, KAYTO…. Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Grand Hyatt at SFO

SFO’s only on-airport hotel brings elevated experiences to ‘The City by the Bay’ CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (October 7, 2019) announced the opening of Grand Hyatt at SFO, which is now accepting guests. As the only on-airport hotel at San Francisco International Airport, the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the 234-room Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin

The opening marks the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ireland as part of Hyatt’s fastest growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 7, 2019) the opening of the 234-room Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin, the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ireland, managed by Hodson Bay Group. Located in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront

114-room Hyatt Place hotel opens nearby Wilmington’s picturesque Christina River CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 8, 2019)  that Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Wilmington, Del., is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities,… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO now accepting guests

SFO’s only on-airport hotel brings elevated experiences to ‘The City by the Bay’ SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and San Francisco International Airport today (October 7, 2019) announced the opening of Grand Hyatt at SFO, which is now accepting guests. As the only on-airport hotel at… Read the full press release

Airport Dimensions announces second lounge location at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

To accommodate increased demand, Airport Dimensions is expanding The Club SJC to a second location. Plano, TX, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Dimensions, previously known as Airport Lounge Development, an award-winning market leader of premium shared-use lounges, today (October 9, 2019 ) announced a second lounge location at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces launch of the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service

Bristol, UK, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A brand-new scheme has been launched at Bristol Airport that can help passengers earn money while they travel, the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service. Car & Away is a peer-to-peer car sharing service which allows car owners to rent out their vehicle while on holiday. Launched originally in… Read the full press release

IATA: Continued Prioritization of Aviation Essential to Supporting Jobs and GDP Growth in UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented its latest study on the importance of air transport to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) showing that ongoing prioritization of aviation as a key strategic asset could generate an additional 620,000 jobs and an extra USD 80 billion in GDP… Read the full press release

IATA: US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes, the… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines brings “More Go” to Austin with three new destinations

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is bringing “More Go” to Austin with three new destinations and even more flights to America’s top leisure destinations!  Beginning February 26, 2020, America’s fastest growing airline will offer nonstop service from Austin to Cancun, Mexico and will add additional flights to Orlando. Spirit… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a series of ‘Think Pink’ themed events and giveaways

The award-winning airline partners with Hamad International Airport, Qatar Aviation Services and Qatar Duty Free to support the fight against breast cancer with a series awareness events and giveaways throughout the month of October ‘Think Pink’ activities include free mammograms for employees, fundraising events for Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) and the return of the airline’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named ‘Best Airline’ at the 2019 Business Traveller Awards

Airline scoops four awards: ‘Best Airline’, ‘Best Long-Haul Airline’, ‘Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Middle Eastern Airline’ DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named ‘Best Airline’ at the prestigious 2019 Business Traveller Awards, held on Monday 7 October at London’s Royal Garden Hotel in front of 250 industry leaders…. Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and Antalya, Turkey

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and is on sale from today A launch offer means prices starting from just £139 return Until October 29, customers can secure ATOL protected British Airways Holidays with a deposit starting from just… Read the full press release

Best Belfast City Airport supports Bangor NI Foodbank with brand-new Peugeot van

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has financed a brand-new Peugeot van for Bangor NI Foodbank which will be used to help supply food to those in North Down who are in need. With more than 45 active volunteers, the foodbank relies solely on voluntary food… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes back Home Run Inn and Harry Caray’s Shortstop at Midway International Airport

Airport incorporates hometown hits as part of overarching modernization effort CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Midway Partnership, a joint venture with Vantage Airport Group, SSP America and Hudson Group, today (10/08/2019) welcomed back two local concessions brands at Midway International Airport. Home Run Inn is the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities award roundtrip air travel to 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program recipients

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 187 students complimentary roundtrip air travel as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The 2019 recipients are from 120 different schools across the country ranging from freshman to graduate students. Each… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index list for the third consecutive year

ANA HD also named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index list for the fourth year in a row. •It was praised for its efforts in areas such as climate strategy, risk and crisis management, human rights and passenger information security. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways invites the public to vote on the dishes to be added to its in-flight menu

Contest will determine the next additions to ANA’s in-flight menu for Premium Economy and Economy Class. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is inviting the public to vote on which dishes will be added to its in-flight menu for Premium Economy… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels announces signing of a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotels has announced a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The signing ceremony with the partnering company, Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction Company (UAQ), took place end of last week at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai. The property will entail a luxury hotel and will… Read the full press release

MSC Meraviglia arrived in the Big Apple, becomes the largest ship to ever dock in Manhattan

MSC Meraviglia to be the cruise line’s fourth distinct ship sailing from the USA; significant market growth for MSC Cruises Biggest ship to visit Boston, Portland and Bar Harbor following New York call First ship to visit MSC Cruises’ new private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, before homeporting in Miami to cruise the Caribbean… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ 105 plus member hotels recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries, is pleased to celebrate more than 105 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards…. Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of the new Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor in Egypt

New Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor offers a luxury experience to holidaymakers and business travellers Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Evolution Steigenberger comes to the “city of 100 gates”. The new Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor is set at the heart of a lush tropical garden right on the eastern bank of… Read the full press release