Spirit Airlines marks its 1st anniversary in Austin with more destinations

Nation’s fastest-growing airline expands to Cancun, Nashville and Newark MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Austinites can afford More Go than ever before, thanks to the nation’s fastest-growing airline. Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) launched its first international service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, the airline announced Wednesday, with more destinations and more signature low fares… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Charitable Foundation’s fourth annual golf event raised a record $1 million for nonprofit organizations

Proceeds from fourth annual fundraiser to go directly to nonprofit organizations across the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean PARKLAND, Fla., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Professionals from the aviation industry hit the links with community leaders at The Spirit Airlines Charitable Foundation’s fourth annual golf event Thursday. Together, they collected a record $1 million… Read the full press release

British Airways launches offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (February 27, 2020) launched an offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays. Offers span 20 long-haul destinations in First and Club World, over 35 European routes in Club Europe as well as British Airways Holidays. With return fares starting from £1,195 or £275 return + 188,000 Avios, customers… Read the full press release

British Airways trials fully autonomous, electric mobility devices at JFK Airport

British Airways trials state-of-the-art, fully autonomous vehicles at JFK Airport to help customers navigate the airport terminal freely and independently Autonomous devices are the latest innovation to complement the airline’s investment in customer service, including the introduction of a specialist accessibility team British Airways aims to be the airline of choice for customers requiring additional… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways opened new Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport at Terminal 1

The first-of-its-kind lounge sets a new benchmark and blueprint for the airline’s future lounges around the world With the addition of the new Singapore lounge, the airline now operates five international premium lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it has officially opened its new Premium Lounge… Read the full press release

Life Holidays: The Planner of Your Dream Vacation

Life Holidays Presents Exciting Holiday Offers on Switzerland and Singapore Tour Packages   PUNE, India, 2020-Mar-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The world is filled with a wide variety of beauty, romanticism, wonders, and joy. To fill the ultimate warmth of that existence, you must go far away from home. Probably, this yearning is the… Read the full press release

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation and ACI World partner to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) and Airports Council International (ACI) World have partnered to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions. CANSO and ACI, in collaboration with aviation industry partners, have worked to identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and capacity while… Read the full press release

Experience Blues Music at the 37th Annual Chicago Blues Festival, June 5-7

Highlights During the 2020 Year of Chicago Music include: Shemekia Copeland, Candi Staton, Eric Gales, a Celebration of Classic Blues Women, the Bridges to the Blues Youth Showcase, a Kickoff Event at Chess Records and much more Chicago, IL, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Experience Blues Music “in the Key of Chicago” at the 37th Annual… Read the full press release

KLM-BCG appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the optimization and digitalization of its operations worldwide

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), known together as the KLM-BCG partnership in digital airline operations, have been appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the airline with optimising and digitising its operations worldwide. The KLM-BCG partnership, based on their shared vision of driving integrated… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes Eurowings’ new service between Calgary and Frankfurt

Eurowings will fly from Calgary to Frankfurt four times per week in Summer 2020 New service offers Calgary-based travellers hundreds of connections from Frankfurt Airport to Europe, Middle East, Africa and beyond Lufthansa Group carriers will serve a total of five Canadian gateways in the Summer of 2020  Calgary, Canada, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Travelport achieves level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from IATA

Langley, UK, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, the leading technology company serving the global travel industry has achieved level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from IATA. This certification confirms Travelport is able to provide full offer and order management and servicing of an NDC booking, complementing the current capabilities of voiding tickets… Read the full press release

$50 million dollar renovation unveiled for Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort and Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort

Renovation of Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort to be completed by June 2020 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — EOS Investors LLC (EOS), a privately held real estate investment firm, has unveiled plans for a multi-phase $50 million dollar renovation of the Kingston Resorts® properties, beginning with a comprehensive $20 million dollar investment in the Hilton Myrtle… Read the full press release

Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort in collaboration with Cabo Verde Airlines hosted a Sales & PR Cocktail Dinner in Lagos, Nigeria

SANTA MARIA, Sal Island, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — On Wednesday, 19th February, 2020, the Commercial team at Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort hosted a Sales & PR Cocktail Dinner in Lagos, Nigeria, in collaboration with Cabo Verde Airlines. Following the launch of the direct route from Lagos to Sal Island by the national airline, Hilton Cabo… Read the full press release

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza’s fine dining restaurant Orchids at Palm Court earns numerous awards

CINCINNATI, OHIO, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, a National Historic Landmark hotel and one of the world’s finest examples of French Art Deco Design, has been named Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ No. 1 Food & Beverage Hotel in the USA on multiple occasions throughout the last decade. To kick off 2020, Orchids… Read the full press release

Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda selected in the Travel + Leisure 2020 ‘It List’ of Best New Hotels in the World

Cape Town, South Africa, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda has been selected in the Travel + Leisure 2020 ‘It List’ of Best New Hotels in the World. Opened in August 2019, the lodge, named after a legendary silverback gorilla, is set on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC offers the National Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom package

Washington DC, USA, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of the most anticipated season in the nation’s capital, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC is delighted to offer the National Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom package. Boasting stunning views from an unmatched location, guests can view the city’s famed trees from the comfort of their room. Should sightseers wish to… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich introduces Once-in-a-Decade – Oberammergau Passion Play luxury accommodation package

Munich, Germany, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich is delighted to launch its Once-in-a-Decade – Oberammergau Passion Play luxury accommodation package for visitors to the passion play festival. The package, available from 14 May to 4 October 2020, includes exclusive round trip festival limousine transfers. The first Oberammergau Passion Play took place in 1634 during the… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay appoints Pete Downes as its new Managing Director

Cornwall, England, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay is pleased to announce that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. Downes joins from London City Airport where he is currently Aviation Director and has been instrumental in driving its route development and airline growth,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces The Zleep Hotel Frankfurt Airport scheduled to open in spring 2022

Deutsche Hospitality plans to open the Zleep Hotel Frankfurt Airport in spring 2022 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has announced another strategic milestone. The Zleep Hotel Frankfurt Airport is set to become the second hotel to operate under the brand in Germany following the Zleep Hotel Hamburg Altonaer… Read the full press release

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to employ temporary workers to help fill the schedule in April and May

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is joining other amusement parks across the country – employing temporary workers to help fill the schedule in April and May. Spring and early summer are typically busy months for amusement parks and attractions, yet many students are not available to… Read the full press release

Eurowings launches services between Calgary and Frankfurt

Calgary is Lufthansa’s fifth Canadian destination Flights bookable from 26 February 2020 COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Good news for Canada fans: From 1 June 2020, Lufthansa, in cooperation with Eurowings, will reintroduce the Canadian city of Calgary to the flight schedule from Frankfurt on a seasonal basis.  Lufthansa is thus further… Read the full press release

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park offers a variety of programs and events for families with younger children throughout March

Hershey, Pa., 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for a fun, family-friendly activity in March? ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is hosting a variety of programs and events for families with younger children throughout the month. Here is a list of upcoming happenings at the Zoo to add to your calendar. MOMMY & ME DAYS Every Monday… Read the full press release

The All Suites brands by Hilton end the decade with a footprint of more than 1,100 open properties

Award-winning brands continue to innovate on design and sustainability while driving global expansion MCLEAN, Va., 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The All Suites brands by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, end the decade with a footprint of more than 1,100 open properties across the U.S.,… Read the full press release

Blue Flag announces partnership with Pick a Pier

Copenhagen , Denmark, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The partnership will provide a huge boost to the maritime environmental agenda. Blue Flag, one of the world’s most recognised voluntary eco-labels, grants awards to beaches, marinas, and boating tourism operators who adhere to environmental guidelines. Pick a Pier, an innovative startup, utilizes advanced technology to… Read the full press release

Blue Islands increases frequency to its Guernsey – Southampton flights this summer

Even more choice for travel to the South Coast and beyond as Blue Islands adds extra Guernsey – Southampton flights this summer St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has further reaffirmed its commitment to its Guernsey – Southampton service as the locally-owned airline has boosted its schedule with even… Read the full press release

YOTEL to implement Duetto’s pricing application, GameChanger

Tech-driven hotel chain adopts cloud-based revenue strategy applications to drive profit San Francisco, CA, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — YOTEL, the innovative global hospitality brand for smart, tech savvy travellers, has partnered with Duetto, a leading provider of cloud-based Revenue Strategy applications, to streamline its revenue processes and maximize profitability across its European operations. YOTEL,… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways to help mechanics identify and predict future risks through virtual reality training

The VR training will equip ANA’s mechanics to react in real-life scenarios. Innovative technology will help ANA continue to improve its outstanding safety record. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will be introducing virtual reality (VR) training designed to help… Read the full press release

CWT and GBTA publish ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’ report

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, and GBTA have published today (Feb 26, 2020) ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’. The report’s findings stem from a large-scale brainstorm session on this topic, hosted during the GBTA Conference 2019 Munich and attended by… Read the full press release

Qantas celebrates 100 years of its history with a new safety video featuring 100-year time lapse from the 1920s to present day

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has unveiled a new safety video featuring ‘80s mullets and ‘70s moustaches right through to 1940s flying boats and 1920s propeller aircraft to celebrate 100 years of the national carrier’s history. The safety briefing is delivered by current Qantas crew in carefully recreated historical settings, including… Read the full press release