South African Airways among the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways has been named as one of the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance (OTP) by travel data and analytics company, Cirium. SAA was ranked fourth in the category for Middle East and Africa mainline carriers, ahead of some of its major competitors, making SAA the… Read the full press release

Heathrow to launch an eight-week public consultation to finalise its proposals for airport expansion

Heathrow outlines timeline for submission of expansion planning application towards the end of 2020 The airport announces it will hold further public consultation to finalise airport expansion proposals following the recent Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) decision to cap early spending An eight-week consultation will run from April through to June LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel… Read the full press release

The 249-room AC Hotel Santiago Costanera Center in Chile opens its doors to guests

The Design-Driven AC Hotel Santiago Costanera Center Debuts in One of the Tallest Buildings in Latin America with a Spectacular Rooftop Terrace SANTIAGO, CHILE, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotels by Marriott®, the design-led lifestyle brand from Marriott International, announced today (JANUARY 6, 2020) the opening of the 249-room AC Hotel Santiago Costanera Center, inviting… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces additional plant-based option on its menus to celebrate Veganuary

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — With the rising popularity of vegan meals amongst its customers, Emirates is celebrating Veganuary on board by including an additional plant-based option on its menus for the month of January. While vegan meals can be pre-booked on all flights and classes, this is the first time Emirates is including a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara welcomes vegan chef and wellness expert Leslie Durso

Healthy living educator implements new vegan offerings and participates in “Well Now” wellness retreat at luxury resort in Montecito Santa Barbara, U.S.A., 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, a AAA Five-Diamond award recipient and California’s premier Four Seasons resort, welcomes vegan chef and wellness expert Leslie Durso. In partnership… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta welcomes three Michelin starred Chef Guillaume Galliot for Seasons of Gastronomy

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Known in the city for its intimate personalised luxury and dining prowess, Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta begins the new decade with Seasons of Gastronomy, a delectable series of gastronomical partnerships, which will extend though the year and feature collaborations with the finest purveyors of all things culinary. The first event in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Nevis names Yvette Thomas-Henry as its new General Manager

Caribbean native returns home, bringing decades of diverse hospitality experience to the role Nevis, West Indies, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Nevis, the award-winning Resort consistently ranked by travellers and travel experts as one of the top resorts in the Caribbean, has named Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Regional Vice President Yvette Thomas-Henry as… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens Rocco’s Tacos, Flash Fire Pizza, and Shake Shack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

With top notch Mexican food, garden-fresh pizza, and leading burgers, HMSHost has options covered for FLL travelers BROWARD COUNTY, FL, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers visiting Broward County’s  Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) for a trip this new year should plan to arrive hungry because they’ll be greeted by several new dining choices. Global… Read the full press release

Enjoy Zoo Atlanta’s cool-weather experiences with exclusive seasonal discount

Exclusive seasonal discount on Zoo admission through February 29. Atlanta GA, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — WHAT: Wild Winter Days are back at Zoo Atlanta! Enjoy the Zoo’s cool-weather experiences at an exclusive seasonal discount. Now through February 29, 2020, general admission is 25% off across all categories. Giant pandas Lun Lun and Yang… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Thrissur in Kerala, India

Hyatt Regency Thrissur marks the second Hyatt branded hotel in Kerala and the 13th Hyatt Regency branded hotel in India CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January, 6 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Thrissur in the cultural capital of Kerala, India. With 77 well-appointed guestrooms, this contemporary hotel aims… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines adds Bucaramanga and Barranquilla to its network in 2020

Spirit to serve more Colombian cities from U.S. than any other airline FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — America’s fastest-growing airline is leap-frogging its competitors by offering Guests more choices than ever before between the U.S. and Colombia. Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) announced it will add two new destinations to its network in 2020, with service to Bucaramanga (BGA)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) sponsor the 29th edition of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open

Annual tournament is taking place from January 6-11, 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) are proud sponsors of the 29th edition of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open, taking place from today (06 January 2020) until 11 January 2020 at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in… Read the full press release

Shane Tackett to succeed retiring Alaska Air Group Chief Financial Officer Brandon Pedersen

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group announced today (Jan. 6, 2020) that Brandon Pedersen, Chief Financial Officer since 2010, plans to retire on March 2. Shane Tackett, currently Alaska’s executive vice president of planning and strategy will succeed Pedersen, focusing on execution of the company’s business model for continued long-term growth and value for guests,… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers the best Wildlife Safari Vacations

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2020-Jan-07 — /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

Hotel and Tourism PR Agency in UK – Quite Great Communications

Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — For over two decades the www.quitegreat.co.uk team have been handling publicity for many types of brands and clients , ranging from food to music and tech to clothing, but one of the most enjoyable aspects of what we do is helping to draw attention to places… Read the full press release

Kingston Resorts® signature restaurants — Café Amalfi and Vintage Twelve at Restaurant Week South Carolina, January 9 – 19

Three-course meals for $30 per person are available from January 9 to January 19 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Both of the Kingston Resorts® signature restaurants — Café Amalfi and Vintage Twelve — will participate in Restaurant Week South Carolina from January 9 to January 19. The offerings include three-course meals for $30 per person. Restaurant Week South Carolina is an… Read the full press release

Aeroflot named the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019 according to Cirium

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot was the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019, according the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review by Cirium, the leading travel data and analytics provider. According to the review, 86.7% of the Russian flag carrier’s flights operated on-time in 2019. As well as topping the global category,… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport named world’s most punctual airport by Cirium

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel data and analytics expert Cirium has named Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) the world’s most punctual airport in the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review. SVO operated the most on-schedule departing flights, with 95 percent being on time. SVO was number one in both the category for Global Airports,… Read the full press release

Sunwing launches its highly-anticipated Million Dollar Beach Blowout Sale

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is celebrating the start of the new decade with the launch of their highly-anticipated Million Dollar Beach Blowout Sale. To kick off the New Year, the tour operator has negotiated millions of dollars in savings on all inclusive vacation packages to a grand selection of resorts… Read the full press release

Emirates brings back its signature pass, My Emirates Pass

My Emirates Pass returns this winter, offering customers special benefits and discounts to more than 500 retail outlets and leisure destinations across the UAE Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has announced the return of its signature pass, My Emirates Pass – a fantastic offer that turns an… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 to be held in Sandals Royal Bahamian

London, UK, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The enchanting Sandals® Royal Bahamian is set to play host to the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 on Monday 20 January 2020. The VIP ceremony will be the premier annual gathering of the Caribbean hospitality industry, with the key players and decision-makers from across the region attending. The evening… Read the full press release

2020 Ozark Mountain Music Festival tuned up and ready to go, January 16-20

EUREKA SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2020 Ozark Mountain Music Festival, better known as OzMoMu20, is tuned up and ready to go for January 16-20 in Downtown Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  This indoor winter Americana Roots music festival will celebrate its seventh iteration in 2020 and again is being held inside the 1905… Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL launches new release of ARTAS air traffic management surveillance tracker and server

Brussels, Belgium, 2020-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — EUROCONTROL has just launched a new release of ARTAS, our air traffic management surveillance tracker and server. After two years of development and successful trials, ARTAS version 9.0.0 brings many new community-sourced features, and addresses over 60 issues reported by users. First developed over 25 years ago… Read the full press release

Visit Indiana unveils the ultimate 2020 travel experience

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s no surprise to Hoosiers that Frommer’s named “Indiana Among the World’s Top Places to Go in 2020”. So, Visit Indiana is unveiling the ultimate 2020 travel experience, called The 20 IN 20. We will reveal 20 lists of 20 must-see, must-do Indiana experiences, one at a time, all year long. “These lists… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Residences on the Beach launches new curated menu for a healthier lifestyle, The Acqualina Diet

Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, 2020-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The award-winning Acqualina Resort & Residences on the Beach introduces The Acqualina Diet, a foundation to a healthier lifestyle for your mind, body and soul. Guests will find a new curated menu to meet varied dietary needs and other health conscious menu choices designated as The Acqualina Diet… Read the full press release

HIAA President and CEO Joyce Carter elected as new Chair of The Canadian Airports Council

Halifax, N.S., 2020-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) today ( JANUARY 2, 2020) announced that Joyce Carter, President and CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), has been elected as its new Chair, the first woman to assume the role in CAC’s history. Ms. Carter, who has served as CAC’s Vice Chair… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando to host LPGA Tour’s Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America

The Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America will be held January 16-19, 2020 Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A., 2020-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando is the host venue for LPGA Tour’s Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Presented by Insurance Office of America…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi brings the spirit of the iconic 1920s Chicago Steakhouse to the UAE

Innovative restaurant experience brings the spirit of the iconic 1920s Chicago Steakhouse to the UAE Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 2020-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Is there anything that captures quintessential Americana than the hitting the open road? Scenic vistas, comfort food, and no particular place to be but in the moment, connecting with others, embracing… Read the full press release

#Happy2gether: Eastin Easy Aishwarya Talegaon Celebrates Its Second Anniversary

Mumbai, India, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastin Easy Aishwarya Talegaon located 20 minutes from Lonavala announces a series of special offers in honour of the two-year anniversary of its opening and celebrates this month as anniversary month on this celebratory occasion. The 3-star luxurious hotel with a total rooms/suites capacity of 90 offers… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group appoints Joe Ferraro as Interim Chief Executive Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Dec. 30, 2019) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joe Ferraro, President, Americas, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Ferraro’s appointment reflects the previously announced departure at year-end of Larry De Shon, President and Chief… Read the full press release