KLM appoints Marjan Rintel as President & CEO

  Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, KLM’s shareholders voted at their Annual General Meeting (AGM) to approve the appointment of Marjan Rintel as KLM’s President & CEO, effective 1 July 2022. The consultation process has also been concluded with the KLM Works Council. Now that the shareholders have voted to… Read the full press release

KLM reappoints Erik Swelheim as Managing Director; Fleur Pellerin and Cees ‘t Hart as Supervisory Directors

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM’s shareholders voted at their Annual General Meeting (AGM) to approve the reappointment of Erik Swelheim as Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of KLM. The shareholders further approved the reappointment of Fleur Pellerin and Cees ‘t Hart as members of KLM’s Supervisory Board. Swelheim has… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes TUI’s inaugural flight to Cancun, Mexico

Doncaster, England, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI’s inaugural flight to Cancun, Mexico took off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) on Monday 2nd May. The new route represents a major commitment to Doncaster Sheffield Airport by TUI, the UK’s largest holiday operator. It’s TUI’s second long-haul destination flying from DSA in addition to the weekly… Read the full press release

GBTA Canada partners with C-SAF to advance more sustainable future for business travel industry in Canada

GBTA Canada announces partnership with the Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels to advance SAF in Canada Toronto, Canada, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Sustainability has moved to the front of the agenda for economies, companies and the world at large. It is also a priority for the business travel industry, as revealed in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole marks Global Wellness Day and Summer Solstice with special events

Mindfulness, sound healing and yoga take center stage for special events Jackson Hole, U.S.A., 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Putting mindfulness at the forefront and celebrating the changing of the seasons, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole commemorates the start of summer with special events for both Global Wellness Day and Summer Solstice. “June marks… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village opens its Center for Health & Wellbeing

Luxury Southern California hotel blends renowned health experts with leading hospitality and award-winning amenities for a best-in-class wellbeing experience Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A., 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, a AAA Five-diamond hotel, recently announced the opening of the Center for Health & Wellbeing. This newest wellness integration further marks the… Read the full press release

Appreciate your moms with the gift of relaxation, rejuvenation and therapeutic healing from the Spas at Four Seasons Hotels Bogota

Bogota, Colombia, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — ¡Feliz Día de la Madre! What to give the mother who offers guidance, support, and love when needed, while asking so little in return? To show how much she is appreciated Sunday, May 8, 2022, give her something that will leave her radiant, relaxed, and looking and feeling… Read the full press release

Emirates announces more offers in Dubai with its My Emirates Summer Pass

Exclusive deals at hundreds of locations in Dubai and the UAE when customers show their Emirates boarding pass Complimentary Dubai Marina Cruise included Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Your Emirates boarding pass is more than a travel document or travel keepsake, it is also the key to the coolest deals in Dubai… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes services to Bali

Bali, Indonesia, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates landed in Bali for the first time since the suspension of flights in 2020 due to the pandemic. Emirates flight EK398 landed in Denpasar International Airport (DPS) at 22:20 hrs on 1 May, and was welcomed by a spectacular water cannon salute to inaugurate the airline’s… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels appoints Jacquelyn Peterson and Marcus Thomas as new franchise development directors

Lodging franchisor continues commitment to increasing diversity across hospitality industry ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, announced two new franchise development directors have joined the company’s emerging markets team: Jacquelyn Peterson and Marcus Thomas. Together, Peterson and Thomas bring more than three decades of hospitality expertise… Read the full press release

HMSHost announces appointment of four associates to vice president positions

New VP appointments denote continued organizational growth and development BETHESDA, Md., 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has announced the appointment of four associates to vice president positions. “I am thrilled to announce the promotion of several members of our team to vice president,” said HMSHost President and CEO Steve Johnson, “HMSHost… Read the full press release

flydubai launches three-times weekly service to Izmir in Turkey from 26 June

Flights to Izmir will start from 26 June with a three-times weekly service The carrier will further grow its network Turkey to six destinations with seasonal operations to Bodrum and Trabzon commencing from 23 June Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ —flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today (29 April 2022) the launch… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of Zleep Hotel Køge in Denmark

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — As of May 1, 2022, Zleep Hotel Køge welcomes its guests in the Danish harbour city. Built in 1989 in the style of an old warehouse, the hotel is located directly at the old marina and is only a few minutes’ walk from the centre… Read the full press release

Marie-Noële Schwartzmann succeeds Claus-Dieter Jandel as Chief Development Officer of Deutsche Hospitality

Marie-Noële Schwartzmann joins DH and takes over effective May 1, 2022 Claus-Dieter Jandel retires after more than 40 years with the company Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective May 1, 2022, Marie-Noële Schwartzmann will become the new Chief Development Officer of Deutsche Hospitality. She succeeds Claus-Dieter Jandel who has decided… Read the full press release

Cucina Italian restaurant and Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel earn Four-Star restaurant award and Recommended Hotel award from Forbes Travel Guide

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year in a row, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel has been recognised by Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. FTG announced its annual Star Ratings list during the 2022 Star Awards on 26 April…. Read the full press release

Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila earns its sixth consecutive new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award

The Philippines’ first sky hotel feted with the world’s best in travel and hospitality Hong Kong, China, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today (26 April 2022) announced its 2022 Star Awards. Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila received its sixth consecutive… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises unveils latest insight on Silver Nova with revolutionary asymmetrical design and all-new outdoor spaces

The 11th ship in Silversea’s fleet will offer guests a reimagined pool deck and all-new outdoor venues for an unprecedented openness to the destination. Miami, FL, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises has unveiled the latest insight on its fleet’s 11th ship, Silver Nova—scheduled for delivery in 2023. Built with a revolutionary asymmetrical design—a… Read the full press release

Hyatt to introduce Caption by Hyatt brand with planned summer 2022 opening of Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis in Tennessee

Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis will introduce self-activated, responsibly designed guestrooms, distinct dining experiences, and tech-forward, vibrant social spaces CHICAGO, IL, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating the launch of its newest lifestyle brand, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is proud to announce the introduction of the Caption by Hyatt brand with the planned summer 2022… Read the full press release

Swoop inaugurates flight to Charlottetown Airport from Hamilton International Airport

The ultra-not-expensive airline connects Prince Edward Island with new non-stop flights from Hamilton and Toronto.  Charlottetown, PEI, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 1, 2022), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, launched its inaugural flight to Charlottetown Airport (YYG) from Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Swoop flight WO170 took off from Hamilton this morning at… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport honored its most outstanding partners at a grand gala event

Budapest, Hungary, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — On 28 April, Budapest Airport presented its partner awards at a grandiose gala event similar to previous years. At the event organized in Terminal 1, the airport operator honored, among others, its most outstanding commercial, airline, environmental, cargo and media partners, who made a significant contribution to… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes easyJet’s new route to Liverpool

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Northern Ireland’s largest airline, has today (28 Apr 2022) announced a new route from Belfast City Airport to Liverpool, which will take off for the first time this summer. Flights to Liverpool are scheduled to launch from 1 July 2022, with daily departures on Mondays,… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Frontier Airlines’ services from Chicago Midway International Airport

To Celebrate, America’s Greenest Airline is Offering Fares as Low as $59* CHICAGO, IL, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) today (April 28, 2022) launches service from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW). Eight of the airline’s 11 new routes begin this week as MDW becomes Frontier’s primary airport in… Read the full press release

CHOICE HOTELS EMEA COMMENCES CLARION BRAND REFRESH

Choice Hotels EMEA continues brand refresh with Clarion now underway Brand refresh follows independent research to understand post pandemic guest requirements Comes as Choice Hotels celebrates 50th anniversary of the opening of its first Europe hotel Comfort relaunch commenced last month, Quality to commence in quarter three and Choice Hotels’ Sleep brand to enter EMEA… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks the start of the ‘Eid Al Fitr’ holiday with special celebrations onboard and in its Lounges at HIA

Passengers will be offered ‘Mamoul’ butter date cookies from Qinwan –Qatar’s premium dates brand Doha, Qatar, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and the start of the ‘Eid Al Fitr’ holiday with special celebrations onboard its aircraft and in Al Safwa First and Al… Read the full press release

Emirates gears up for Eid travel rush

Airline gearing up to handle more than 700,000 customers bound for holidays abroad Emirates check-in facility in Ajman open up to 24 hours before departure for customers travelling from the Northern Emirates DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — With the Eid travel rush just around the corner, the teams at Emirates are preparing… Read the full press release

dnata and Qatar Airways Cargo extend partnership in Belgium

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, and Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier, have extended their partnership in Belgium. The multi-year extension of the contract will see dnata continue to deliver a range of cargo handling and road feeder services for… Read the full press release

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort listed in the 2022 Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine

Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, which blends contemporary design with traditional Thai hospitality and old-world charm, has been listed in the 2022 Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine. This year’s T+L 500 is derived from the results of the 2021 World’s Best Awards… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces new franchise agreements expanding its Gulf Coasts’ extended stay properties

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has awarded two MainStay Suites franchise agreements to longtime Choice franchisee and multi-unit developer Gulf Coast Hotel Management, Inc. The latest signings add to Gulf Coasts’ growing portfolio of extended stay properties, which now total 39 hotels and make them the largest privately owned extended… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group announces the opening of Jumeirah Bali

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has further expanded its international portfolio with the debut of its first stunning, contemporary resort in Indonesia – Jumeirah Bali. World famous for its captivating beauty, Bali is often referred to as the last… Read the full press release

Pratt & Whitney joins SITA’s e-Aircraft® DataHub for big data analytics

US aircraft engine manufacturer to use SITA’s e-Aircraft® DataHub for big data analytics. Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and IT provider SITA have signed an agreement for full flight data retrieval and processing in support of predictive maintenance of aircraft engines. Many airlines will benefit from the new… Read the full press release