Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer. In his new position, Jordan will be responsible for leading all aspects of revenue including sales, marketing, revenue management, e-commerce and distribution. “During a time of… Read the full press release

Air Partner’s JetCard programme named the most flexible private jet membership in Europe and USA for the fifth consecutive year by Conklin & de Decker

GATWICK, England, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A seamless private jet solution with fixed, hourly rates, guaranteed availability and global reach with as few as 24 hours’ notice. Air Partner’s JetCard programme remains the most flexible private jet membership for the fifth consecutive year in Europe and USA according to Conklin & de Decker, the independent… Read the full press release

Silversea announces new collection of ballet and opera-themed sailings for 2018 and 2019

Miami, FL, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Ultra-luxury Silversea has announced a new collection of ballet and opera-themed sailings for 2018 and 2019. These Enriched Voyages, designed to blend culture and travel for a more immersive experience, will feature evocative opera shows performed by the world-renowned Accademia Teatro alla Scala and classic ballet performances… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation inaugurates its third hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce its third hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore is now in operation. The company is hosting a grand opening ceremony at the facility during the Singapore Airshow on February 7, 2018. With this third hangar, the company has total hangar space… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces upcoming bow-to-stern refurbishment of Seven Seas Mariner

MIAMI, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the most inclusive luxury experience, confirmed details for the upcoming bow-to-stern refurbishment of Seven Seas Mariner, the world’s first all-suite, all-balcony cruise ship. After a 20-day drydock in April 2018 at Chantier Naval de Marseille, Seven Seas Mariner will re-emerge with dramatic new culinary experiences, elegant new suite… Read the full press release

TRYP by Wyndham® announces the opening of a newly constructed, 96-room hotel on Miami’s picturesque Bay Harbor Islands

MIAMI, Fla., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — TRYP by Wyndham®, Wyndham Hotel Group’s urban lifestyle brand, today boosted its growing presence in Florida with the opening of a newly constructed, 96-room hotel on Miami’s picturesque Bay Harbor Islands. “We are focused on growing the TRYP by Wyndham brand throughout the U.S. in destinations with character… Read the full press release

Wyndham Grand pilots a new family travel program addressing the dire need for quality time over screen time

With The Nocturnals, Chef Duff Goldman and a “Fort Architect,” Wyndham Grand hotels create a family experience so good you’ll forget to check your phone PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Grand® is changing the way we think about family vacations challenging kids and parents to achieve the seemingly impossible: putting the phone away…. Read the full press release

SITA AirportHub™ to boost connectivity at Port Moresby Jackson’s International Airport

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Papua New Guinea’s National Airport Corporation has selected SITA AirportHub™ to boost connectivity at Port Moresby Jackson’s International Airport. SITA AirportHub is an airport-wide shared connectivity platform that enables Port Moresby airport to provide airlines, ground handlers and other tenants with secure and reliable bandwidth, including wireless connectivity to access off-airport… Read the full press release

Kansai International Airport trials SITA’s intelligent check-in kiosk KATE

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kansai Airports, the operator of Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Osaka International Airport (ITAMI), is working with SITA on a trial of KATE – SITA’s intelligent check-in kiosk. KATE will autonomously move to congested areas in the airport with the aim to reduce check-in queues, promising to relegate check-in queues… Read the full press release

SITA provides wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft

Wireless connectivity at the gate will allow the aircraft to connect to vital aircraft, airline systems GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA is providing wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft, keeping the new-generation aircraft connected to the vital back-end systems no matter where they… Read the full press release

AccorHotels partners with Rythm to pilot the first-ever active sleep solution Dreem

AccorHotels partners with Rythm to pilot the first-ever active sleep solution Dreem   At the cutting edge of wellness, Pullman pilots Dreem, an innovative, award winning technology, scientifically proven to promote a superior sleep, in two key properties. Paris, France, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is proud to announce its partnership with Rythm,… Read the full press release

London City Airport removes plastic straws from its food and drink outlets

LONDON, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Plastic straws are no longer available in any of London City Airport’s food and drink outlets, and have been replaced with biodegradable paper straws, which will be provided upon request. The decision to remove plastic straws from the airport comes following heightened awareness of the waste impact of… Read the full press release

Allegiant opens its thirteenth permanent base at Indianapolis International Airport

Flights with Locally Based Aircraft and Crews Will Propel Economic Growth INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Feb. 7, 2018) begins operating flights with Indiana-based crews and aircraft from Indianapolis International Airport (IND), providing a foundation for future growth in the Hoosier State. Allegiant’s thirteenth permanent base of operations opens with… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport keeps disabled parking spaces available with the help of Variety KC

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department strives to make Kansas City International Airport as accessible and inclusive as possible for the disabled. To that end, it has reserved hundreds of close-in disabled parking spaces in Garage, Circle and Economy parking. As is the case in other venues,… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces Jobs Fairs schedules

Following the success of similar events, Bristol Airport will be hosting a number of Jobs Fairs to showcase the range of job opportunities on offer. BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport will be teaming up with business partners based across its site at the two events – one in February and one… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces educational ‘Cool Aeronautics’ events for primary schools

Gatwick continues to invest in STEM events and local skills Airport gives tours, talks and opportunities to participate in aircraft challenges Free to register school events form part of Gatwick’s wider education strategy  LONDON, UK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has partnered with the Gatwick Aviation Museum and the Royal Aeronautical Society… Read the full press release

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore   Geneva, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC)… Read the full press release

IATA moves to a larger office including a Global Delivery Center in Singapore

Singapore, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is growing its presence in Singapore with the move to a larger office that is able to accommodate 40% more employees, including a Global Delivery Center (GDC). “2018 marks IATA’s 49th year in Singapore. From a small office in 1969, today Singapore is… Read the full press release

EASA and Airbus Helicopters implement a new single Production Organisation Approval

Marignane, France, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Airbus Helicopters have just implemented a new single Production Organisation Approval (POA). This replaces previous national approvals from France, Germany and Spain by a single, integrated framework allowing for simplified industrial exchanges between Airbus Helicopters’ manufacturing facilities and supporting the… Read the full press release

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand   BANGKOK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), supported by the Global Peace Foundation and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), will organise the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on… Read the full press release

British Airways’ customers can now benefit from new lounges from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville

British Airways’ customers can now benefit from new lounges from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville   LONDON, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ customers travelling from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville from today (February 01, 2018) will benefit from access to new lounges. The use of the partner* lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces new direct flights to Hatay, Turkey from 4 April

Qatar Airways announces new direct flights to Hatay, Turkey from 4 April   Non-stop service to Hatay to commence on 4 April  New route reflects the close relationship between the State of Qatar and Turkey DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of new direct flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways expands its fleet with fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft

Qatar Airways expands its fleet with fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft   Qatar Executive is now the world’s largest G650ER owner-operator  Latest delivery is part of Qatar Airways Group’s expansion plans for Qatar Executive DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia   Award-winning airline commences service to its second destination in Malaysia, continuing its robust expansion throughout South East Asia Announces increased frequency to four-times weekly effective 1 July 2018 in response to strong leisure and business demand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

HMSHost and the CDA announce the return of Channel Your Inner Chef culinary competition

HMSHost and the CDA announce the return of Channel Your Inner Chef culinary competition   CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ready to show off your cooking skills to world travelers? Want to get your favorite dish featured on the restaurant menu at one of the busiest airports in the world? Enter Channel Your Inner Chef, a unique, multi-phase… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Ethiopian Airlines’ first-ever direct service between Chicago and Africa

CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and its newest air carrier partner, Ethiopian Airlines, announced today (02/05/2018) that new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) will begin on June 9, 2018. The addition of this new service represents the first-ever… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines welcomes David Oppenheim as VP of sales

Alaska Airlines welcomes David Oppenheim as VP of sales   New position reflects airline’s expansion, growth in national marketplace SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has named David Oppenheim vice president of sales, responsible for strengthening and growing relationships with Alaska’s corporate travel customers. His role will help the airline further its business growth, develop new… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines extends partnership with Portland Timbers

Alaska Airlines extends partnership with Portland Timbers   PORTLAND, Ore., 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Portland Timbers today (Feb. 5, 2018 ) announced that the club has entered into a multiyear partnership extension with Alaska Airlines. As part of the continued partnership, the iconic Northwest airline’s wordmark will continue to be featured prominently on… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines appoints Chris Johnson as the new Managing Director Ground Operations

Dallas, Texas, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced Chris Johnson as the new Managing Director Ground Operations effective February 1, 2018. Johnson will be responsible for the daily operations of a Team of more than 18,000 Employees who work in our domestic locations across the United States. His key responsibilities include ensuring these… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific presented a Certificate of Excellence to Plaza Premium Group as recognition of their partnership

Cathay Pacific presented a Certificate of Excellence to Plaza Premium Group as recognition of their partnership   HONG KONG, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Plaza Premium Group recently celebrated their long term collaboration with a presentation ceremony of a Certificate of Excellence in recognition of the partnership. Cathay Pacific Director Customer… Read the full press release