Steigenberger Airport Hotel Berlin set to open on 31 October 2020

Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Berlin set to open directly adjacent to the terminal of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — There has never been a hotel located so close to an airfield. The new 322-room Steigenberger Airport Hotel Berlin will open on schedule on 31 October… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces executive board changes

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Willms announced in Frankfurt today (27 August 2020) that he will step down from his position as CEO of Steigenberger Hotels AG and of Deutsche Hospitality with effect from 30 September 2020. “Over the past three years, working in conjunction with the Supervisory Board,… Read the full press release

Vietjet teams up with Vinpearl for “Double promotion – Double your fun” promotion

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating the 75th anniversary of National Day, the new-age carrier Vietjet joins hands with the five-star hospitality group Vinpearl in launching a super promotion “Double promotion – Double your fun” with 50% off on flight ticket and booking hotel fares. From August 31 to… Read the full press release

Marriott International welcomes Felitia Lee as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) today (AUGUST 31, 2020) announced the appointment of Felitia Lee as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, effective August 28, 2020. Ms. Lee will be the Company’s principal accounting officer and report to Leeny Oberg, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms…. Read the full press release

Marriott International announces plans to withdraw its common stock from listing on NYSE Chicago

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) today (AUGUST 31, 2020) announced plans to withdraw its common stock from listing on NYSE Chicago, formerly known as the Chicago Stock Exchange. Marriott has decided to withdraw the listing to reduce administrative costs and requirements. Marriott anticipates that the withdrawal will… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Milan looks forward to welcoming guests from 1 September 2020

Milan, Italy, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the reopening of its restaurants in May, Mandarin Oriental, Milan has announced that it will fully reopen and looks forward to welcoming  guests from 1 September 2020. Housed in four elegant 18th-century buildings in the heart of Milan and steps away from the fashion district and the artistic… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Geneva introduces a newly renovated meeting and events space

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Geneva has completed a renovation of its meeting and events space, further enhancing this elegant hotel’s position as the ideal location to host or attend an event in the city. This renovation follows the hotel’s launch of its exclusive signature suite last year, the Royal Penthouse, and encompasses… Read the full press release

Philippines’ leading carrier Cebu Pacific enhances Manage Booking portal

​Enables passengers to easily update information online  Pasay City, Philippines, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), enhances Manage Booking portal to allow passengers to easily update their contact information after booking has been finalized. This is available for both passengers who booked online or through a travel agency. “Now more than ever, we have seen how important it is for airlines to have accurate passenger contact information- not only… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group reimbursed over 2.5 billion euros to a total of 5.6 million customers

This week, 140,000 refund applications were processed and paid out. Processing and payment of all refund applications for the first half of the year by the end of August COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over 2.5 billion euros… Read the full press release

Angela Titzrath and Michael Kerkloh to be appointed as new Supervisory Board members of Deutsche Lufthansa

Implementation of the agreement between the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) and Lufthansa on representation of the Federal Government on the Supervisory Board Angela Titzrath and Michael Kerkloh are to be legally appointed as new members Monika Ribar and Martin Koehler will be stepping down COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — It is agreed,… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Delivers 5-star Bespoke Experience to Residences with Nikko Home Indulgence Service

Nusa Dia – Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach is bringing 5-star bespoke service and resort experience to residences in Bali through the exclusive Nikko Home Indulgence service starting from 1 September 2020. Nikko Home Indulgence is a series of dining, housekeeping, and wellness services provided by the… Read the full press release

ACI and Amadeus team up for 2020 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards

ASQ awards represent the highest possible industry accolade for airport customer experience Montreal, Canada, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World and Amadeus today (August 26, 2020) announced a strategic partnership to deliver this year’s world-renowned Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards. The annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards recognize and reward… Read the full press release

PATA to announce PATA Gold Awards 2020 winners live during Virtual PTM 2020

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will be announcing the PATA Gold Awards 2020 live during Virtual PTM 2020. Supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year’s awards will recognise the achievements of 21 Gold Awards and three Grand Title Winners during the Online PATA Gold… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces the re-election of Evgeny Ditrich, Russian Minister of Transport, as Chairman of the Board

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of PJSC Aeroflot (MOEX ticker: AFLT) has re-elected Evgeny Ditrich, Russian Minister of Transport, as Chairman. The Board of Directors meeting was held on 26 August 2020 with absentee voting. The meeting also determined the status of Board of Directors members. The newly… Read the full press release

WTTC research: £60 million a day being lost to the UK economy due to collapse of international travel during 2020

London, UK, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A staggering £22 billion looks set to be lost from the UK economy due to the collapse of international travel during 2020, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Travellers and tourists are staying away from the UK in droves because of continuing uncertainty around… Read the full press release

WTTC research: €131.2 million a day being lost to the French economy due to collapse of international travel during 2020

London, UK, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A staggering €48 billion looks set to be lost from the French economy due to the collapse of international travel during 2020, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, says the massive decline in the… Read the full press release

WTTC research: €104.1 million a day being lost to the German economy due to collapse of international travel in 2020

London, UK, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A devastating €38 billion looks set to be lost from the German economy due to the collapse of international travel during 2020, according to latest research conducted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, says the… Read the full press release

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Appoints Seasoned Hotelier Carla Puverel as General Manager

MALDIVES, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Carla Puverel as the new general manager of the stunning twin island resort featuring 151 luxury beach and over water villas. The property is part of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s (NYSE:HLT) global luxury hotel brands…. Read the full press release

An Exclusive Online “Noh” Event at Odawara Castle

Odawara, Japan, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Join the stream of Noh Drama at Odawara Castle on September 13, 2020. This is a special performance of the famous Japanese story, Tale of Genji, performed in traditional Noh Style at Odawara Castle. Included in this exclusive experience is taiko drumming and a ninja show of… Read the full press release

L’Awakening Week de Tiqets en France met en avant les nouvelles expériences exclusives de plus de 15 musées et attractions qui ont récemment rouvert

PARIS, 27-août-2020 — /Travel PR News/ — Plus de 15 musées et attractions en France se réunissent pour célébrer leur réouverture pendant les Awakening Weeks de Tiqets. C’est la deuxième semaine d’un programme de six semaines couvrant six pays, avec des activités exclusives en ligne et hors ligne dans des lieux tels que le Musée… Read the full press release

Vistara and Plusgrade partner to launch new upgrade program

Vistara launches a new upgrade program in partnership with Plusgrade designed to drive sales on unsold Premium Economy and Business Class seats. Delhi, India, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Plusgrade, a leader in ancillary revenue and merchandising solutions for over 70 airline and cruise operators, today (August 25, 2020) announced they’re powering the new… Read the full press release

Emirates to resume services to Conakry, Guinea and Dakar, Senegal from 3 September

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume passenger services to Conakry, Guinea and Dakar, Senegal from 3 September, taking the total number of cities served by Emirates in Africa to eight. Flights from Dubai to Conakry and Dakar will be linked services, operating twice weekly, utilising an Emirates… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites set to open the 76-room Oaks Cairns Hotel

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites is set to further extend its portfolio of over 50 hotels and resorts across Australia and New Zealand with the development of a 76-room hotel in Cairns, set to open on 15 September 2020. Oaks Cairns Hotel is a $12 million  development being completed… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines trials new touchless check-in Kiosk System at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (Aug 24,2020) announced the decision to trial new touchless technology at Tokyo`s Haneda Airport, starting August 24. General Information Location: Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 1 South Wing (Departure Level – Counter 18) Number of Touchless Kiosks: Two Developer: Mitsubishi Electric and Oki Electric… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC introduces ENO AZUR, a French Riviera pop up

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC strongly believes that when life gives you lemons, you turn it into lemonade – exceptionally fresh, spiked lemonade with a Champagne float, of course! Following the closure of BOURBON STEAK for the immediate future, the team at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC… Read the full press release

GTA dnata awarded ground handling license and will establish operations at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Vancouver, Canada, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — GTA dnata, dnata’s joint-venture company in Canada, has been awarded a 5-year ground handling license and will establish operations at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The company will provide quality and safe ramp, passenger and cargo warehousing services to airlines with a team of highly trained, customer-oriented aviation… Read the full press release

Ryanair increases frequency to its Portugal-UK service with 14 additional flights to Faro every week

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (25 Aug) announced it would be strengthening its connection between the UK and Portugal over the coming weeks (11 Sept – 24 Oct) with 14 additional flights to Faro every week from 12 UK airports: Increased Flights to Faro Flights Per Week… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces The Zleep Hotel Hannover scheduled to open at the end of 2022

Zleep brand continues on its course of expansion in Germany and Europe Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Zleep Hotel Hannover is set to become the third hotel in Germany to operate under the Scandinavian brand Zleep. The hotel is being developed in conjunction with Krasemann Immobilien, a property group… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport congratulates 23 students graduating from its inaugural IGNITE Youth Leadership Programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport joined forces with Cool FM radio presenter and Cinemagic Ambassador, Pete Snodden, to celebrate 23 students graduating from the Airport’s inaugural IGNITE Youth Leadership Programme. The IGNITE programme, a joint initiative between Belfast City Airport and Cinemagic launched in 2019 by Senior Vice… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines introduces a more convenient and touch-free experience for guests

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With hygiene and safety concerns top of mind, Alaska Airlines is making it easier for guests to travel touch-free. Through improved technology and innovation, Alaska is creating more convenience and less contact among guests and employees during travel. Over the coming weeks, new touch-free options for Alaska guests and employees will… Read the full press release