Top 10 Tips from Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort on Viewing Manta Rays

It’s World Manta Day on 17 September   MALE, MALDIVES, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of World Manta Day on 17 September, Lynn Jula Kessler, the marine biologist at Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru Resort offers the following advice on viewing the gentle giants. 1. When to go? The manta rays’ migration pattern is dominated… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International to centralize all of its proprietary profitability tools in a new on-demand, mobile-friendly platform aimed at its hotel owners

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH),–one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, is building on its longstanding commitment to increasing owner profitability with a free resource for its hotel owners: Your Key to Profit. Launching in the fourth quarter of 2022, the new platform will centralize all Choice’s proprietary profitability… Read the full press release

President Biden visits the Boston Logan International Airport on the occasion of the $62 million grant for the new Airport Terminal Program

BOSTON, MA, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today (September 12, 2022) welcomed President Joe Biden to Boston Logan International Airport’s Terminal E to celebrate a $62 million grant by the FAA as a part of the new Airport Terminal Program. This competitive grant program, which is funded by the… Read the full press release

Emirates to add five weekly flights to its flight schedule to Algeria

Airline to serve Algiers with five weekly flights DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will increase the frequency of its services to Algiers with the addition of a fifth weekly flight, effective 7 October. The newest service will complement Emirates’ existing operations between Dubai and Algiers, currently running at four flights a… Read the full press release

The World Travel Awards (WTA) will host its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2022 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya

London, UK, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) will host its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2022 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya. The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from Africa and the Indian Ocean will attend the red-carpet gala reception in the Kenyan capital on 15 October 2022. Strategically located… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines named Asia’s Leading Airline for Business Class at the 29th World Travel Awards

KLIA, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines has been named Asia’s Leading Airline for Business Class at the 29th World Travel Awards, adding to its honours record. The airline emerges as the winner after receiving the most votes from industry participants, consumers, media, and travel professionals across the region, outperforming other nominated full service Asian… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to open a hotel under the new House of Beats brand in the Hanseatic city of Hamburg by 2026

Deutsche Hospitality launches its lifestyle concept House of Beats in Germany in 2026 as part of a development project by real estate developers GBI and NORD PROJECT Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Beats debut in the Hanseatic city: In the first quarter of 2026, Deutsche Hospitality is scheduled to open… Read the full press release

IATA Recertification For the Safe Transportation of Live Animals for Air Canada Cargo positions the airline as an industry leader

Airline awarded the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) certificate In 2021, Air Canada Cargo safely transported over 11,500 different animal shipments across its network MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has become the first airline to be re-certified by the International Air Transport… Read the full press release

Visiting Colorado in the winter 22/23 season? Here’s what the state has to offer

DENVER, Colo., 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Fall is in the air, which means that snow is around the corner. With the change of seasons comes a renewed excitement around winter travel, and Colorado’s breathtaking landscapes and snow-filled adventures are the ultimate way to immerse in winter. Visitors to Colorado will be welcomed with… Read the full press release

SITA: US airports under mounting pressure to adopt a US biometric exit solution to aid US Customs & Border Protection (CBP)

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As international travel resumes, US airports are under mounting pressure to adopt a US biometric exit solution to aid US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) in achieving its objective of screening 97%[1] of exiting passengers at all commercial airports within the next few years. As a result,… Read the full press release

Full-scale emergency management exercise took place at YYC Calgary International Airport on September 14

CALGARY, AB, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is partnering with Air Canada and local first responders for a full-scale emergency management exercise that will take place at YYC Calgary International Airport on September 14. ‘Exercise Aurora’ is a simulated exercise that provides The Authority and its partners with a chance… Read the full press release

Arkansas’s tourism industry reports for record-breaking number of visits in 2021

LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Data released today (September 13, 2022) by the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism indicates that Arkansas’s tourism industry experienced record-breaking visitation in 2021 and has recovered after the significant decline in 2020 due to the global pandemic. Arkansas welcomed just over 41 million visitors in 2021… Read the full press release

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts rolls out its new global campaign #HotelsToIndulge

#HotelsToIndulge pays homage to the brand’s strong roots in the culinary arts, while also fostering meaningful connections through food and drink, and transporting guests into the realms of culture, pleasure, and social change Paris, France, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is excited to unwrap its new global campaign, Hotels to Indulge, designed to… Read the full press release

Swissport to reduce its CO2 emissions by at least 42 percent by 2032

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has set extensive goals for the de-carbonization of its operations, waste management and circularity, and for diversity and inclusion among its people. The new ESG agenda will be aligned with its ambitious growth plan and will at the same time support its long-term development… Read the full press release

The 6th edition of the Wine Tourism conference kicks in on 19 September 2022, in Alba, the Piemonte region, Italy

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and the Government of Italy will celebrate the 6th Global Conference on Wine Tourism. Under the theme ‘What’s next? Wine tourism pairs with Innovation…’ and building up on the success of the past five editions, this 6th edition will take place on 19-21 September 2022, in Alba in the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to expand passenger capacity on its flights to and from Perth, Australia starting from early December 2022

Flights from Perth connect passengers travelling to destinations in Africa, Europe and Middle East via Hamad International Airport (HIA) DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting 6 December 2022, Qatar Airways will be increasing passenger capacity on its flights to and from Perth. Previously operated by the Boeing B777-300ER, passengers will now have a… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives launches Maldives Roadshow in USA and Canada

MALE, MALDIVES, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) has initiated a series of high-profile roadshows titled ‘Maldives Roadshow in USA and Canada’. Our series of roadshows are held under the effort to maintain destination momentum in the North American market – one of the top… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo announces return of ZooLights this November 18

Tickets are $5 per person for ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ beginning Nov. 18; Mondays remain free CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A cherished Chicago holiday tradition, Lincoln Park Zoo’s 28th annual ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ returns this November bringing plenty of seasonal joy! Tickets are required. Tickets are $5 per person… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group and OMV sign MoU for the supply of more than 800,000 tons of SAF

Memorandum of Understanding to supply more than 800,000 tons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for the years 2023-2030 Cooperation to include new locations and new SAF production technologies OMV is already supplying SAF at Vienna International Airport to Austrian Airlines Cologne, Germany, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group and the global energy… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group signs new distribution agreement with Amadeus to improve travel retailing

Lufthansa Group and Amadeus sign new distribution agreement to improve travel retailing NDC offers from Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Air Dolomiti and Eurowings Discover bookable via the Amadeus Travel Platform as of Q4 2022 Cologne, Germany, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Group and Amadeus are expanding their partnership to further modernize… Read the full press release

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport partners with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to further enhance accessibility to passengers

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Each and every traveller is unique, and so are their needs and requirements. To help all those who work at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport better serve passengers, we’ve partnered with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to bring its globally recognized Sunflower Lanyard program to YWG. Adorned with yellow sunflowers, the green… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Braathens Regional Airlines’ service to Bromma Stockholm Airport

Swedish airline BRA, Braathens Regional Airlines, started a connection between Helsinki Airport and Bromma Stockholm Airport on September 12, 2022. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The connection between the two Nordic capitals is the company’s second international route after the pandemic and in line with BRA’s long-term strategy of expansion outside Sweden…. Read the full press release

flydubai announces launch of services to Namangan, its third point in Uzbekistan

The airline becomes the first national carrier to operate direct flights to Namangan from the UAE with a twice-weekly service from 24 September 2022 Namangan becomes the carrier’s third point in Uzbekistan in addition to Samarkand and Tashkent as well as its seventh point in Central Asia Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Planet Hollywood Cancun and Planet Hollywood Adult Scene Cancun earn the Travelife Gold Certification

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Diamond Resorts is proud to announce that Planet Hollywood Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort, and Planet Hollywood Adult Scene Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort – Adults Only have achieved the Travelife Gold Certification, an international sustainability certification for hotels and accommodations, mostly for… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Regent Hotels & Resorts launches new pop-up immersive dining offering, Regent Taste Studio

The global brand premiere of Regent Taste Studio was staged in Singapore, featuring Regent Phu Quoc chefs in collaboration with world-renowned visual artist Mr. Dripping. Regent Taste Studio provides a stage for unique creative collaborations between artists and chefs, merging gastronomic talent with visual, sonic and other sensory experiences curated by partner artists. Regent Taste Studio is a new Regent… Read the full press release

Northstar Travel Group launches new travel smartphone app

Rutherford, New Jersey, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Northstar Travel Group has announced today (Sept 13, 2022) the unveiling of a new travel smartphone app with the technology and expertise of Itoorer, a developer of global technology solutions for travel connectivity. The Mobeo travel app allows the traveler to stay connected with enabled internet… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport announces departure of Chief Executive Malcolm Johns

Christchurch Airport Chief Executive Malcolm Johns is to leave the airport after nine years, to take up a Chief Executive role based in Auckland and will leave the airport team in 2023. Christchurch, New Zealand, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Board Chair Catherine Drayton says “The Board and executive have worked closely to build… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates 3,000 new cabin crew recruits equipped with top-notch aviation first aid skills

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marking World First Aid Day this month, Emirates celebrates 3,000 new cabin crew recruits who are now equipped with top-notch aviation first aid skills, after successfully graduating from the airline’s rigorous cabin crew training programme. As part of a highly successful recruitment drive this year, Emirates has already hired… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport announces return of The Zauberpark from 24 November to 11 December

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Zauberpark at Zurich Airport is returning with its second edition. This year, too, a varied music and children’s program with artists such as Bastian Baker, Stress and Andrew Bond. Twelve new light art installations surround the circular path in the airport park. Presenting partner of the… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces plans of opening new properties in Poland

Warsaw, Brussels, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group plans to further expand its portfolio in Poland. Just this year, the Group opened the Andersia Hotel & Spa Poznań, a member of Radisson Individuals and Radisson RED Gdansk hotel already in the country. And further openings are planned for the coming months. Radisson Hotel Group holds a… Read the full press release