SITA’s new-generation of passenger processing infrastructure installed at Václav Havel Airport Prague

SITA’s new-generation passenger processing infrastructure improves the passenger experience and boosts agility and efficiency amid COVID-19 recovery Prague, Czech Republic, 2021-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (6 Jul, 2021) announced that it has implemented its new-generation of passenger processing infrastructure at Václav Havel Airport Prague, paving the way to a completely touchless, mobile… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes easyJet’s flights to Ibiza

easyJet’s inaugural flight from Manchester to Ibiza took off for the first time on Saturday Seats are available to book for this summer with great value fares from just £24.99* The airline is providing more flexibility for flights than ever before through its Protection Promise, including fee free flight changes to any date or destination… Read the full press release

Handling Specialty to design and build Underwater Lifts, Diving Boards and Trampoline for Royal Caribbean

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — To have recently landed a project that can be identified as a company’s largest fixed price contract in its long history is reason enough to celebrate, but when it’s with a corporation who is intimately familiar with your work and company values, that validates an organization’s… Read the full press release

THE PAVILIONS HOTELS & RESORTS BECOMES FIRST INTERNATIONAL HOTEL GROUP TO ACCEPT CRYPTOCURRENCY

LONDON, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has enhanced its guest experiences by becoming the first international boutique hotel group to accept cryptocurrencies from any country for hotel bookings, leading the tourism industry into the future of secure online payments. Partnering with UK-based, world-leading global crypto-payment gateway, Coindirect, all… Read the full press release

Hans Airways unveils board – 130+ years of airline and management experience

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LONDON, UK, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — UK-based start-up airline Hans Airways reveals the initial board line-up to spearhead its drive to gaining its Air Operator Certificate later this year. The carrier plans to begin direct non-stop flights from the UK to India in Autumn 2021. Now that the process for obtaining an Air… Read the full press release

Vale of Glamorgan appoints Black Diamond PR

  LONDON, UK, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based travel specialist integrated agency, Black Diamond, has been appointed by the Vale of Glamorgan as their first PR agency for the UK following a competitive pitch process. Through targeted campaign activity, Black Diamond will help grow recognition of the Vale of Glamorgan’s diverse offerings during this… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Koh Samui

Designed to deliver unforgettable memories in a gallery-inspired setting where nature is the highlight, Hyatt Regency Koh Samui offers timeless connections and energizing experiences CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (July 5, 2021) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Koh Samui, the first Hyatt hotel on Thailand’s southern resort… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas welcomed guests and the first cruise ship to do so from PortMiami

Freedom of the Seas Kicks off an Adventure-packed Summer of Family Vacations with Fourth of July Weekend Cruise from Miami MIAMI, FL, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s official, Royal Caribbean International is back in the U.S. and delivering the long overdue cruise vacations that families and travelers of all ages have missed. A nearly 16-month journey… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Jet2.com and Jet2holidays services to Majorca

Leading leisure airline and tour operator commences flights and holidays from tenth UK base with a full aircraft heading to Majorca this morning! Major investment in the region with more than 200 jobs created Start of operations from Bristol Airport comes as the UK Government adds the Balearic Islands (Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza) and Madeira to the Green List “Government still has… Read the full press release

Swissport now offers airport ground services at Austin Bergstrom International Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting this July, Swissport will be offering airport ground services at Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The Texas airport adds to Swissport’s dense US network of 44 airports in 25 states. Austin is Swissport’s first opening of a new US airport location in six years, underlining its… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s inaugural flight to Newquay

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to popular UK holiday destination, Newquay, have taken off today (03 Jul 2021) from Belfast City Airport. Throughout the summer, the flights will be operated by British Airways with up to six flights a week connecting passengers with Cornwall and the southwest of England. Judith… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Vueling Airlines’ flights to Barcelona

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to Barcelona have taken off from Belfast City Airport today (02 Jul 2021) with Vueling Airlines. The inaugural flight received a traditional water cannon salute upon arrival whilst flamenco dancers entertained outbound passengers as they boarded their flight. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City… Read the full press release

The Belfast City Airport Forum invites applications for residents’ organisation representatives

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Belfast City Airport Forum, established in 1993, is a consultative body whose members represent local communities, public authorities, airport management and airport users. The committee is not a decision-making body but an organised forum to inform the diverse range of stakeholders about issues relating to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the first airline to trial COVID-19 vaccine authentication through IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ Mobile App

Expanded trial will enable travellers to Doha to share their Qatar issued vaccination certificate via their mobile with the airline and authorities in a more safe, seamless and secure way Trial will be rolled out in phases, beginning with cabin crew travelling from Kuwait, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris  and Sydney DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the Official Airline for the upcoming 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup

The confederation-wide sponsorship will commence with the upcoming 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup taking place from 2 July to 1 August The Qatar National Football Team will participate as a guest nation in the tournament DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues to expand its global sporting sponsorship portfolio after a multi-year… Read the full press release

Cathay to enhance its customer engagement with new range of new offers

Enhancing our engagement with our customers beyond their journeys Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A new premium travel lifestyle brand “Cathay” is launched today (July 5, 2021) that aims to bring all we love about travel together with everyday lifestyle. Over the coming months, “Cathay” will be rolling out a range… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers the best Wildlife Safari Vacations

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2021-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Best Year for wildlife viewing in Kenya begins with Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya. The tourism industry is anticipated to boom the year 2020 with expected tourism arrivals also expected to increase rapidly. This Boost is a godsend because tourism is one of the six economic pillars identified by the government… Read the full press release

SFO’s video communications campaigns wins six STAR Awards

Airport honored by States of California and Nevada Chapter of National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has received multiple awards for video communications campaigns. In their 2021 STAR Awards, the States of California and Nevada Chapter of… Read the full press release

SJC officially opens its “long-term” parking Economy Parking Garage

SJC to Open New Parking Lot with Low Introductory Rate ahead of July 4th Holiday San José, Calif., 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — With the recent uptick in passenger traffic and more travelers expected to travel during the summer months, many will be seeking convenient parking options at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)…. Read the full press release

SwissportALD acquires No1 Lounges in the UK

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport continues to expand its airport lounge business with the acquisition of No1 Lounges in the UK, in a joint-venture structure with Airport Dimensions. With the addition of nine new lounges Swissport grows its global lounge network to 54 facilities. The joint venture set-up between Swissport and… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for JetBlue’s operations at Miami International Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and JetBlue have signed a five-year agreement that includes ramp handling for all of JetBlue’s daily flights at Miami International Airport. The agreement also includes JetBlue’s charter operations from Miami to Punta Cana, which began in early June. Swissport has entered into a five-year contract with… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes Rolls-Royce Commitment to Open and competitive approach to its engine MRO services

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Rolls-Royce plc have signed a joint statement that clarifies the engine manufacturer’s ongoing commitment to an open and competitive approach to its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. The document was finalized after several months of productive and collaborative dialogue… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks 10 successful years since its inaugural flight between Doha and Montréal

Since 2011, Qatar Airways’ commitment to the Canadian market has strengthened international trade, tourism and people-to-people exchanges Hamad International Airport, the Best Airport in the Middle East, is the only hub in the region to offer service to both of Canada’s largest cities DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways marked a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways

Strengthened partnership allows for global connectivity to Alaska’s route network SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As Alaska Airlines expands its global reach with our oneworld partners, we proudly announced today (June 29, 2021) the launch of a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a fellow member of the alliance, that further strengthens the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo introduces multi-dimensional tracking system Ultra Track

Multi-dimensional tracking system using Bluetooth technology offers near real-time monitoring for customers and proactive intervention when required Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo is introducing Ultra Track, its multi-dimensional tracking product, to its network, with a phased introduction at 29 ports across the globe. Cathay Pacific Cargo’s Ultra Track… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines promotes Linda Rutherford to Executive Vice President People & Communications

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jun 30, 2021) announced the promotion of Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Linda Rutherford to Executive Vice President People & Communications, effective immediately. This news follows last week’s announcement of Leadership Plans for 2022. Rutherford will succeed Bob Jordan… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces recipients of its 2020 Spirit of True Hospitality Awards

Company presents “Spirit of True Hospitality” awards to hotels ranked highly by guests Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the recipients of its 2020 Spirit of True Hospitality Awards. The annual awards program recognizes the outstanding service, dedication, and… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Allegiant Air’s services to Florida

The ultra-low-cost carrier announces new nonstop flights to leisure-focused Florida destinations Washington DC, USA, 2021-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Tuesday that Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air will launch new year-round nonstop service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)… Read the full press release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority gears up for busy travel season at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport

Reserve parking online in advance to guarantee a space and discounted rate Washington DC, USA, 2021-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is gearing up for what is expected to be the year’s busiest air travel period at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. Between May 1… Read the full press release

Emirates expects busy summer holiday travel period

Passengers strongly urged to arrive early to Dubai International Airport All Emirates and DXB touchpoints ready to safely manage increase in passenger traffic Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is expecting more than 450,000 passengers to travel from, to and through Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport over the course of the… Read the full press release