Emirates SkyCargo announces milestone of 823,000 shipments monitored and 100+ stations brought under Cargo iQ framework

Over 800,000 shipments monitored and 100+ stations brought under Cargo iQ framework Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In keeping with its commitment to ‘deliver as promised’ to customers, Emirates SkyCargo has reinforced its service standards using the Cargo iQ framework and achieved a number of significant milestones in the process. The air… Read the full press release

Vision Hospitality Group opens 88-room Hampton by Hilton located in East Ridge, Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. opened the 88-room Hampton by Hilton located in East Ridge, Tennessee. The hotel is part of the 50-acre Jordan Crossing development that will include over 300,000 square feet of retail, restaurants and hotels all at the entrance to one of the largest sports recreation parks in… Read the full press release

SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights: airports are investing in technology to banish waiting in lines and better manage rising passenger numbers

Miami, Florida, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ —As more than 350 airport leaders gather in Miami for the annual ACI-LAC Annual Assembly Conference and Exhibition, global IT provider SITA revealed that airports are investing in technology to banish waiting in lines and better manage rising passenger numbers. Passenger flow management, self-service at every step, and… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism: Northwoods Trail System grand opening to take place Friday, November 16

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — David Wiens, executive director of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), will be a special guest November 16 and 17 for the grand opening ceremonies for Hot Springs’ new Northwoods Trails System. The Northwoods Trail System grand opening will take place Friday, November 16, with… Read the full press release

SFO outlines travel tips, airport amenities, and lighting event for the holiday travel season

Airport outlines travel tips, airport amenities, and lighting ceremony open to the public SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the start of the holiday travel season, outlining travel tips, airport amenities, and an event to illuminate the Airport exterior in holiday lighting. The holiday travel… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall Airport welcomes Allegiant Air’s announcement of new nonstop service to Sarasota, Florida

Starting February 22nd, Allegiant Adds Flights to Spring Training Home of the Baltimore Orioles Baltimore, MD, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Air announced today (Nov.13,2018) that it will offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Sarasota, Florida. The new year-round flights are scheduled to begin on February 22, 2019. Allegiant’s… Read the full press release

PANSA and IATA announce the publication of the first edition of an Airspace Strategy for Poland

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — PANSA (the Polish Air Navigation Service Provider) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of the first edition of an Airspace Strategy for Poland (ASP). The demand for aviation in Poland is expected to double in the next two decades, generating an estimated 1.5 million… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin announces Malta as the host of the first LGBT+ Tourism Summit from 22 to 23 November 2018

International experts will discuss market developments, new marketing strategies and the economic prospects for the LGBT travel segment – The Malta Tourism Authority is collaborating with ITB Berlin, the host of the first LGBT+ Tourism Summit from 22 to 23 November 2018 Berlin, Germany, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Excellent prospects for the travel industry:… Read the full press release

British Airways thanks its customers for raising almost £200,000 for the people of Indonesia affected by the tsunami and earthquake

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has thanked its customers for their unprecedented generosity, raising almost £200,000 during a two-week appeal for the people of Indonesia, led by the DEC, Disasters Emergency Committee. Customers donated their spare cash on flights last month for people affected by the tsunami, earthquake and subsequent aftershocks… Read the full press release

Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief celebrates raising £20 million

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising £20 million. This partnership, the first to work with Comic Relief to raise money all year round, began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved… Read the full press release

British Airways enters into partnership with ExCeL, London’s premier conference and exhibition centre

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and ExCeL London have launched a year-long collaboration that will give exclusive airline partner status to the London City Airport based operation. The partnership will give British Airways the opportunity to use advertising space in and around ExCeL as well as an opportunity to offer deals… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to begin daily nonstop service to San Juan, Puerto Rico! starting February 14, 2019

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Island of Enchantment is waiting with all its beauty and culture as Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) announces new routes to historic San Juan, Puerto Rico!  Beginning February 14, 2019, Spirit will begin daily nonstop service to Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU) from Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). The additional service will… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises marked an important milestone in Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve’s transformation with the planting of its first trees

MSC Cruises enters final phase of work on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, its private Bahamian island that will welcome its first guest in November 2019 The Company is working with Bahamian environmental experts to turn a former industrial site into a flourishing ecosystem for tourism and exploration In addition to 360° ocean views and… Read the full press release

Massport announces the launch of JetBlue’s nonstop flight from Boston to Havana, Cuba

Logan welcomes the 56th international nonstop destination Boston, Massachusetts, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today (November 10, 2018) joined representatives from JetBlue to announce the launch of the airline’s nonstop flight from Boston to Havana, Cuba. This will be the airline’s 68th nonstop destination from Boston and the 56th international destination served… Read the full press release

Radisson Collection announces the opening of its latest jewel — Nofa Resort Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel

Nofa Resort Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel opens BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Collection, the premium lifestyle collection of iconic hotel properties in unique locations, is delighted to showcase its latest jewel with the opening of Nofa Resort Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel. Located just outside of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality expands its global portfolio with the acquisition of JW Marriott Grosvenor House, in London’s Mayfair district

The historic hotel marks the company’s 3rd acquisition in the United Kingdom Doha, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, Qatar Investment Authority’s hotel unit, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, announced the expansion of its global portfolio with the acquisition of JW Marriott Grosvenor House, a historic hotel on the famed… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas partners with non-profit organisation Paper for Water to provide clean water to orphanages and villages in need

Organisation founded by two young sisters is providing clean water, one origami ornament at a time Dallas, U.S.A., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — This holiday season, Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas proudly partners with local non-profit organisation Paper for Water to display two 12-foot (3.7 metre) Christmas trees in the hotel lobby beautifully decorated… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new flights from London City Airport to Rome

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Everyone is talking Italian at London City Airport this week where British Airways is celebrating the launch of new flights to the capital city of Rome. The year-round service is the fourth Italian city to be served by British Airways direct from the Docklands and will operate every day… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings Oryx Kids’ Club Mascots to Qatar Airways Hope School in Sichuan to celebrate its 15 years of operation in China

Students and teaching faculty alike were treated to a fun-filled morning with the Qatar Airways China team DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways China commemorated 15 years of operation in China by visiting the Qatar Airways Hope School in Guangyang, Sichuan, last month, with surprise appearances by the airline’s adorable and… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free announces the launch of its new AIGNER luxury pop-up boutique at Hamad International Airport

The pop-up opens its doors to the latest collection of AIGNER: AIGNER Wunderkammer DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is delighted to announce the launch of its new AIGNER luxury pop-up boutique at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Passengers travelling through the airport can now discover the elite world of… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to begin daily nonstop service from Jacksonville to Baltimore-Washington and Fort Lauderdale

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Florida’s hometown airline is doubling down on Jacksonville before its first flight from there ever takes off!  Beginning February 14, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin daily nonstop service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).   It comes after Spirit announced in September that it would be bringing… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces launch of sustainable shopping bag to raise funds for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have partnered to develop an exclusive sustainable shopping bag for passengers to raise funds for Kew’s science work as a global resource for plant and fungal knowledge. The bag was created exclusively for Heathrow by Kew and Wakehurst using an illustration… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces 144-room Cambria Hotel in Alpharetta, Georgia slated to open in 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with an affiliate of HB Capital Management LLC, to develop a Cambria Hotel in Alpharetta, Georgia. The five-story, 144-room upscale hotel is slated to open in 2020. The Cambria Hotel in Alpharetta is located at the intersection of Morris Road and Webb… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges begins its second annual “Members Only Madness” promotion

Choice Hotels Rewards Loyalty Members with Daily Giveaways in Time for Holiday Travel ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers looking to score holiday deals are in for a treat as Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc.(NYSE: CHH), begins its second annual “Members Only Madness” promotion today (Nov. 12, 2018). Now… Read the full press release

STB names SingEx Venues as the Singapore Expo operator

Singapore, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced today (8 November 2018) the appointment of SingEx Venues Pte Ltd (SingEx) as the operator for the Singapore Expo Convention & Exhibition Centre (Singapore Expo). SingEx’s appointment will run for up to 10 years, starting from January 2019. As the incumbent operator SingEx’s management contract… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels elects Maureen Sullivan to its board of directors

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, has elected Maureen Sullivan to its board of directors. Sullivan, chief operating officer of Rent the Runway, and a former AOL and Google executive, brings a wealth of highly relevant experience to the Choice board, including business, innovation,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces Operation Homefront as one of its new philanthropic partners

Hotel Company Pledges $300,000, including more than 2,000 Room Nights to Help Unite Veterans and Active Military Families beginning this Holiday Season ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is celebrating Veteran’s Day by announcing that Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), in collaboration with Sandpiper Hospitality, LLC opened the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive. Located at 1603 Brightseat Drive in Hyattsville, Md., the newly constructed extended-stay hotel represents Sandpiper’s third WoodSpring Suites property to open in the growing Washington, D.C. region, joining the WoodSpring Suites Manassas and WoodSpring Suites… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges named one of the top hotel loyalty programs in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for the third consecutive year

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), earned high honors in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for the third consecutive year. The elite distinction, which spotlights Choice Privileges as one of the top hotel loyalty programs, builds upon the program’s impressive list of accolades, which includes… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges loyalty program announces a new promotion exclusively for Cambria Hotels guests

Choice Privileges Members Upgraded to Gold Elite Status When Booking Qualifying Stays at a Cambria Hotel ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The award-winning Choice Privileges loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announces a new promotion exclusively for Cambria Hotels guests. Starting today (Nov. 6, 2018), Choice Privileges members who book two qualifying stays at any Cambria hotel and check-in… Read the full press release