Southwest Airlines and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement for Material Specialists

Dallas, TX, 2023-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) reached a Tentative Agreement for the airline’s Material Specialists. “We are pleased to reach a Tentative Agreement with the IBT for our Material Specialists who support our Technical Operations organization by having the right tools and parts… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Achieves Stellar Operational Performance Over Labor Day Holiday and Summer Season

Dallas, TX, 2023-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — During the Labor Day holiday, from Thursday through Monday, the Southwest Team operated more than 19,000 flights and achieved a flight completion factor of almost 99%. The airline also welcomed more than 2.4 million travelers with Southwest Hospitality during the five-day travel period. In addition to Labor Day, the Southwest Team… Read the full press release

New General Manager for OUTRIGGER Kaanapali Beach Resort

Edwin Torres to take the helm of the company’s newest beach resort on the island of Maui HAWAII, 2023-Sep-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective immediately, Edwin Torres will lead the beachfront OUTRIGGER Kaanapali Beach Resort, in Maui, Hawaii. As General Manager he will help OUTRIGGER hosts, their families and the community in the aftermath of… Read the full press release

easyJet Launches Big Orange Sale with Up to 20% Off Over 1.7 Million Seats

easyJet’s famous ‘Big Orange Sale’ is back – meaning Brits can see more of Europe, for less Up to 20% off more than 1.7 million seats across thousands of flights between 18 September 2023 and 20 March 2024 Discounted fares now available to book at and via the mobile app until 12 September 2023… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus Launches Captivating September Sale for Winter Getaways

Dublin, Ireland, 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — As the autumnal breeze starts to sweep across the Northern Hemisphere, Aer Lingus is thrilled to announce its captivating September Sale from Monday September 4th through to midnight on Monday, September 18th. With the shift in seasons, the airline invites travel enthusiasts to seize the opportunity to… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport’s 11th Annual Runway Run Raises Funds for Charities with Over 1000 Participants

Budapest, Hungary, 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday 2 September, the Runway Run, Budapest Airport’s charity running race was held, with a total of 1060 participants lining up at the start. The event, now in its eleventh year, was again held under the setting sun, following last year’s great success, and as is… Read the full press release

SAS Appoints Ginger Hughes as Chief Transformation Officer and Paul Verhagen as Chief Commercial Officer

Stockholm, Sweden, 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS announces the appointment of Ginger Hughes as new Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) and Paul Verhagen as new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). SAS appoints Ginger Hughes as Chief Transformation Officer. Hughes brings a long of experience from her advisory role at Seabury, where she has guided SAS… Read the full press release

Star Alliance’s Los Angeles Airport Lounge Named North America’s Best for Fourth Consecutive Year

Stockholm, Sweden, 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance’s Los Angeles airport lounge has won the title of North America’s Leading Airport Lounge for the fourth year running at the World Travel Awards 2023. The award was announced at the Caribbean & The Americas Gala Ceremony held on the picturesque island of Saint Lucia… Read the full press release

Swissport Secures Air Malta Ground Handling Contract at London Heathrow Terminal 4

London, UK, 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has won Air Malta’s ground handling business at London Heathrow’s prestigious Terminal 4. The contract with Air Malta marks a significant milestone in Swissport’s strategy to increase its presence at one of the world’s busiest airports. The new contract between Swissport and Air Malta covers a… Read the full press release

Emirates Renews Partnership with Emirates Team New Zealand for 37th America’s Cup

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is pleased to announce a renewal of its longstanding partnership with reigning America’s Cup champions Emirates Team New Zealand for the 37th America’s Cup, and all preliminary regattas. The 19-year partnership has been highly successful for both parties, including memorable victories in the 35th America’s Cup… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas Introduces Kalologie Medspa for Premier Aesthetics and Wellness

Las Vegas, U.S.A., 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas announces the opening of Kalologie Medspa, a leading aesthetics and wellness brand, as its newest location. Situated adjacent to The Spa, the Kalologie Medspa facility features a private treatment room open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Kalologie… Read the full press release

British Airways Launches End of Summer Sale: Flight and Holiday Savings for 2023 and 2024 Travel

British Airways and British Airways Holidays are offering savings on flights and holidays through to 2024  The sale includes return flights to New York from £333, Orlando from £373 and Chicago from £419, with upgrades to World Traveller Plus (premium economy) across the network from £249 return  With deposits from just £60pp, customers can book… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Unveils New Onboard Theme Song ‘The Ascent’ by Dana Al Fardan, Reflecting a Journey of Elegance and Culture

‘The Ascent’ marks the trilogy of Dana Al Fardan’s onboard theme music Available on all streaming platforms on 10 September 2023 Doha, Qatar, 2023-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Official Composer of Qatar Airways Group, Dana Al Fardan, brings a new onboard theme song ‘The Ascent’, marking new beginnings and adventurous journeys at a… Read the full press release

KLM Collaborates with Electric Flying Connection for Unique Electric Flight Experience, Gaining Insights into Sustainable Aviation Logistics

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — On 28 and 29 August, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and the trade association Electric Flying Connection (EFC) offered a group of KLM guests a unique opportunity to experience the future of flying. The eighteen guests received a trial electric flying lesson aboard a Pipistrel Velis Electro, supervised… Read the full press release

Sangeetha Liyanapathirana Named 2023 PATA Face of the Future for her Commitment to Sustainable Tourism and Youth Engagement

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Sangeetha Liyanapathirana, Manager – Health, Hygiene and Sustainability at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, has been named as the 2023 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open to young tourism professionals in the Asia Pacific region. “This year we received a fantastic list… Read the full press release

International Aviation Associations Urge Postponement of Controversial Schiphol Airport Flight Cuts Amid Legal Disputes and Economic Concerns

Geneva, Switzerland, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airlines for America (A4A), European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), and European Regions Airline Association (ERA) warned that the proposed cuts to flight numbers at Schiphol airport must not proceed under the leadership of a caretaker government. This matter remains before the… Read the full press release

dnata Takes Strides Towards Sustainability: UAE Operations Switch to Biofuel Blend, Reducing CO2 Emissions by 80 Tonnes Annually

Strategic move further enhances environmental efficiency across logistics, catering and travel businesses Dubai, UAE, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, continues to take initiatives to reduce its environmental footprint across its operations in the UAE. Most recently, dnata’s group brands dnata Logistics, Arabian Adventures, Alpha Flight Services and City Sightseeing have… Read the full press release

Experience Ultimate Romantic Getaways with Fall Soulcation Retreats at Four Seasons Resorts in Punta Mita, Mexico

Couples, friends, soul mates and solo travellers can escape this fall to two spectacular neighbouring resorts on a secluded peninsula on Mexico’s Pacific coast Punta Mita, México, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star oceanfront resort, and Naviva, A Four Seasons Resort, an intimate adult-only jungle retreat, invite romantic partners, friend… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort in Jackson Hole Hosts “Wild by Four Seasons” Gallery During Fall Arts Festival, Showcasing Artist Demonstrations and Western Art Collection

Artist demos offered as part of Fall Arts Festival Jackson Hole, U.S.A., 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Coinciding with the Fall Arts Festival in Jackson Hole, “Wild by Four Seasons” gallery at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole will feature complimentary daily artist demonstrations from Saturday, September 9, to Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 4:00… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul Welcomes Spanish Artist Eva Armisén for Vibrant Art Immersion and Cultural Celebration

Seoul, Korea, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of an evolving celebration of creativity and culture, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has partnered with Spanish artist Eva Armisén for a joyful immersion in her internationally-renowned art. From September 7 to the end of November 2023, guests can enjoy a gallery of Armisén’s heartwarming paintings in the… Read the full press release

Marriott’s W Hotels Set to Make Vibrant Debut on Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah in 2027

Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the urban escape is anticipated to feature the brand’s detail-driven design and innovative programming RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., announced it has signed an agreement with Dalands Holding in collaboration with Marjan, the master-developer of freehold properties in Ras Al Khaimah, to bring… Read the full press release

IHG Expands Luxury & Lifestyle Portfolio with Convent Square Lisbon, the Newest Addition to the Vignette Collection

IHG Hotels & Resorts adds sixth hotel to its first collection brand LONDON, UK, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts welcomes Convent Square Lisbon, Vignette Collection to its growing Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio – now the second largest in the world. The 121-room hotel in Lisbon’s epicentre marks the second Vignette Collection… Read the full press release

IHG Marks Milestone with Groundbreakings for New Atwell Suites Hotels in Henderson and Fort Worth, Part of Rapid U.S. Expansion Plan

Hotels in Henderson, Nev. and Fort Worth, Texas to offer thoughtfully designed guest stays for business and leisure ATLANTA, GA, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, recently celebrated the ceremonial groundbreakings of two new Atwell Suites properties in Henderson, Nev. and Fort Worth, Texas…. Read the full press release

Good Travel Management acquires Wexas Travel Management’s corporate customers

LONDON, 2023-Sep-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Good Travel Management Ltd, the Yorkshire-based travel management company has today acquired the corporate customer base of London and South-East based, Wexas Travel Management. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, will add 70% growth to the turnover of the Hessle-based corporate travel operator and the deal sees all… Read the full press release

OUTRIGGER Adds Kauai Beach Resort to Portfolio

  HAWAII, 2023-Sep-1 — /Travel PR News/ — OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels is pleased to announce the addition of Kauai Beach Resort & Spa in Hawaii. Located in the picturesque town of Lihue on the enchanting ‘Garden Island’ of Kauai, the resort is spread across 25 lush acres (10 ha) of beachfront property and showcases 350… Read the full press release

Emirates Launches Complimentary Bus Service for Economy Class Passengers Arriving at Tokyo-Haneda Airport

The complimentary service will be available for the airline’s Economy Class passengers starting from 1 September Tokyo, Japan, 2023-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the largest international airline, will introduce a new complimentary bus service for its Economy Class passengers arriving in Tokyo-Haneda Airport, starting from 1 September. Emirates will be the only air… Read the full press release

Emirates Achieves IATA Environmental Certifications, Demonstrating Commitment to Sustainability and Wildlife Protection

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has reinforced its commitment to environmentally responsible practices by achieving IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) Stage One and the IEnvA Illegal Wildlife Trade module certifications. The IEnvA system is an industry-leading and comprehensive environmental management system and Emirates has implemented Stage One of its core scope comprising… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai Unveils Farm-to-Dessert Trend with Locally Grown Cacao Beans

Hawaiian resort introduces house-made chocolate Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2023-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Move over farm-to-table, there’s a new trend on the horizon – farm-to-dessert.  At Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Executive Pastry Chef Bruce Trouyet elevates his desserts at the luxury Hawaiian resort with locally grown, Resort-processed cacao beans for an unforgettable culinary experience. The journey begins on… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International Announces Executive Appointments to Drive Continued Growth and Expansion After Radisson Hotels Americas Acquisition

Moves Position Company for Future Growth Following Radisson Americas Integration ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced key executive appointments that position the company for continued future growth following its acquisition of Radisson Hotels Americas and the successful integration of its nine brands onto Choice’s world-class central reservation… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo Enhances Digital Booking Experience through Partnership with CargoAi’s CargoMART Platform

The new channel unlocks more choice for customers, empowering them with real-time pricing and capacity information on Emirates SkyCargo services Dubai, UAE, 2023-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo is now live on CargoAi’s marketplace solution, CargoMART, further advancing its digital customer experience and optimizing the booking process with real-time information. The partnership launched… Read the full press release