Aimbridge Hospitality welcomes president of Carnival Cruise Line, Christine Duffy, to its Board of Directors

Plano, TX, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Aimbridge Hospitality, the leading, global, third party hotel management company, has announced the appointment of Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, to its Board of Directors. “We are pleased to welcome Christine to the Board,” said Glenn Murphy, chairman, Aimbridge Hospitality. “As we plan the next… Read the full press release

Scoot modifies A320ceo aircraft to double its cargo-carrying capacity

Scoot has been operating cargo flights since early 2020 using its passenger aircraft, to transport essential goods and maintain global supply chains. Seats have been removed to double the narrowbody aircraft’s capacity to nearly 20 tonnes. Singapore, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — With stringent border control measures in place due to COVID-19 causing a… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation opens new hangar and FBO complex at Palm Beach International Airport

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce its new hangar and FBO complex at Palm Beach International Airport has gone operational. The facility extension features a brand-new 11,270 sq. ft. FBO terminal, a 42,000 sq. ft. hangar and a near-65,000 sq. ft. ramp. Jet Aviation’s award-winning FBO in West Palm… Read the full press release

Gulfstream announces the official opening of its new service center at Palm Beach International Airport

Joint Facility With Jet Aviation Will Increase Services To Customers SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (August 24, 2020) announced the official opening of a new company-owned service center at Palm Beach International Airport. The facility, shared with Jet Aviation, will have a hangar for each company and shared… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging by donating $250,000 worth of airline travel to nine organizations

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is pledging $250,000 worth of airline travel to nine organizations across the country, advocating for social justice and civil rights. The donation builds on Spirit’s mission to give back to the communities where they live and work. “At Spirit, we promote diversity, equity, inclusion and… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumes Hangzhou service

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — As of August 27, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly again to the Chinese city of Hangzhou. For the time being, it concerns 1 passenger flight per week, which will be operated via Seoul Incheon (South Korea) with a Boeing 777-200. KLM is making every effort to… Read the full press release

easyJet holidays launches new travel trade portal and partners with more than 3000 agents

LONDON, UK, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet holidays has today (AUGUST 19 2020) started its roll out to the independent travel trade with a soft launch with a handful of initial partners. The move, which will then see all 3000 trade partners on board by early September, means customers can book with an… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces partnership with leading personal care brand EO

Partnership expands Alaska’s Next-Level Care commitment to health and wellness SEATTLE, WASHINGTON DC, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (Aug. 20, 2020) announced a partnership with leading personal care brand EO, extending Alaska’s Next-Level Care commitment to health and safety and taking self-care to new heights. Starting Aug. 21, guests on all Alaska flights will be offered… Read the full press release

Baroque Lifestyle’s Reimagined Online Publication Inspires Readers to Live Life Beyond Reality

New York, NY, 2020-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Baroque Group’s relaunch of its magazine division has a renewed focus on pushing the limits of lifestyle publications like never before. The magazine seeks to merge luxury, adventure, trends, and holistic energy into a biting online publication. The very essence of each well-curated article is… Read the full press release

Tiqets UK Awakens Celebrates Reopened Museums & Attractions and Sponsors Visits for NHS Staff

The UK Awakens

LONDON, 2020-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — 20+ museums and attractions in the UK are coming together to celebrate their reopening during Tiqets Awakening Weeks. The UK Awakens is the first country in this six-week program spotlighting a host of exclusive online and offline activities designed to help people safely and confidently return to culture,… Read the full press release

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts pay tribute to wine and French culinary heritage at Sofitel Wine Days from August 21 to October 31, 2020

Luxury hotels around the world invite guests and visitors alike to celebrate the fall harvest season with Sofitel Wine Days Paris, France, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With safe, local experiences full of cultural enrichment in vogue this year, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is inviting patrons to celebrate Sofitel Wine Days, a sensorial global showcase of… Read the full press release

SITA Smart Path biometric technology deployed at Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA)

Biometrics and contactless technologies mean passengers can now glide through the airport in an entirely touchless experience. Beijing, China, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today (20 August 2020) announces its most extensive biometric deployment to date and a new completely contactless experience for passengers traveling… Read the full press release

SFO to reopen Boarding Area A to accommodate returning international service

Boarding Area A, closed since April 1st, will reopen to accommodate returning international service SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to reopen a concourse in the International Terminal which has been closed since April 1st due to reduced flight and passenger activity related to… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority honored with 2020 ACI-NA Environmental Achievement Award

Honor is part of ‘larger story about environmental stewardship’ at IND INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez shares remarks regarding the Airports Council International-North America 2020 ACI-NA Environmental Achievement Award, and what it means in the grand scheme of the airport’s operations. “This award is an… Read the full press release

CVG and the Kentucky Career Center reopen CVG Career Center

Erlanger, Ky., 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and the Kentucky Career Center are reopening the CVG Career Center – the one-stop shop to receive information about airport job opportunities located at the Terminal baggage claim level (see map). The CVG Career Center closed in March due to COVID-19 and… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport welcomes Volaris’ nonstop service to Mexico City

New international connection provides Silicon Valley travelers with more flight options to Latin America – San José, Calif., 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Volaris announced new, nonstop service from Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) to Mexico City (MEX) today (August 17, 2020), with three weekly flights beginning Nov. 9, 2020. Mexico City will… Read the full press release

Tiqets Awakening Weeks Brings Together 100+ Museums and Attractions to Celebrate Their Reopenings

Tiqets Awakening Weeks

AMSTERDAM, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — This six-week program spanning six countries spotlights a host of exclusive online and offline activities from venues such as the Musée d’Orsay (FR), the Palace of Holyroodhouse (UK), the Vatican (IT), the 9/11 Memorial and Museum (US), the Château de Versailles (FR) and more. From 24 August to… Read the full press release

Emirates offers UAE travellers to plan a quick escape this summer to Seychelles

The airline is offering UAE travellers a chance to book a relaxing break this summer Emirates Holidays, the tour operating arm of Emirates, is also offering UAE travellers exclusive holiday packages across Seychelles and Maldives Dubai, UAE, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is offering UAE nationals and residents a chance to plan a… Read the full press release

Emirates becomes the first airline to operate the world’s largest commercial passenger aircraft A380 to Clark International Airport

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The iconic Emirates A380 made a one-off service to Clark International Airport today (19 August 2020), becoming the first commercial flight, utilizing the iconic aircraft, to operate to the Luzon-based airport. The special A380 service from Dubai to Clark and operating as EK2520, took off from Dubai… Read the full press release

Club Dauphin at Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel unveils a sophisticated Cabana designed by Dolce&Gabbana

Offering guests total relaxation and complete privacy, the newly launched Dolce&Gabbana Cabana features a bold, vibrant design that pays homage to Sicily’s traditional horse-drawn carts Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat, France, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Club Dauphin, the stylish beach club and poolside restaurant of the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel, has launched a sophisticated Cabana… Read the full press release

IHG announces Holiday Inn Resort Sakleshpur Western Ghats in South of India

Holiday Inn Resort Sakleshpur Western Ghats will be the first Holiday Inn Resort to open in South of India Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ —InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Riteway and Medha Projects to bring a Holiday Inn Resort to the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of The Zleep Hotel Glostrup in Denmark

Deutsche Hospitality opens the Zleep Hotel Glostrup in 2021 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality opens another hotel of its young brand Zleep Hotels in Denmark in autumn 2021. The Zleep Hotel Glostrup will be a new building west of Copenhagen. The developer of the project is the Oskar… Read the full press release

First Critically Endangered Eastern Black Rhino Born in the Western Serengeti

Singita Grumeti new black rhino calf

Singita Grumeti, Tanzania, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — From a population of approximately 10,000 eastern black rhino in 1970 to less than 1,000 left in the world today, this species is critically endangered. The Grumeti Fund, Singita’s non-profit conservation partner in Tanzania, recently celebrated the birth of a black rhino calf – the first… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Lima Miraflores in Peru

Located in Lima’s main tourist district, the Fairfield by Marriott Lima Miraflores offers guests versatility to work, rest, and maintain their momentum while on the road LIMA, PERU, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairfield by Marriott, one of Marriott International’s 30 global brands, will now also be represented in Peru with the opening of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago to debut a Hotel-wide transformation this fall 2020

Chicago, U.S.A., 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Iconic luxury will be reimagined as Four Seasons Hotel Chicago announces a Hotel-wide transformation. Just steps from the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue shopping district, the 347-room Hotel celebrated its 30-year anniversary last year with the commencement of this multi-million-dollar renovation. Re-emerging this fall as a vibrant hub… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels continues its expansion across the United States with six new hotels openings since January

Upscale Brand Opens Waterfront Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland, and Wine Country Retreat in Sonoma, California ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its expansion across popular United States destinations with openings on both the east and west coasts this month. Since January, Cambria Hotels… Read the full press release

Wizz Air opens a new base at Gatwick Airport

1 NEW BASED AIRCRAFT AND NEW ROUTES TO GREECE, ITALY, SPAIN AND MALTA 50% OFF WIZZ FLEX ON ALL GATWICK ROUTES FOR 72 HOURS ONLY BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s greenest airline*, today (AUG 18, 2020) announces a new base at Gatwick Airport, which will be the third base… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels to open the first 5 Green Star hotel in New Zealand, The Hotel Britomart

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ —Officially opening its doors on 1 October 2020, the highly anticipated The Hotel Britomart brings more than just great design to the reinvigorated Britomart precinct. The Hotel Britomart, part of the TFE Hotels collection, will be the first 5 Green Star hotel in New Zealand, certified by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways honours obligations to passengers — paid out over USD $1.2 billion in refunds throughout the COVID-19 crisis

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the airline has offered unrivalled flexibility and reliability to customers that need to change their travel plans In addition to honouring refunds, the airline’s two year ticket validity, flexible change policies, and travel vouchers have proved popular with passengers Doha, Qatar, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has paid… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes services to Warsaw from 4 September

Resumption will bring Emirates’ network to 75 cities Dubai, UAE, 2020-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will resume passenger flights to Warsaw from 4 September starting with twice-a-week services, and increasing to three-a-week from 7 October. The resumption of flights to Warsaw will expand Emirates’ current network to 75 cities in September, offering travellers… Read the full press release