Shannon Airport welcomes inaugural Vueling service to Paris

Shannon, Ireland, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — There was plenty of ‘Bonjour’ and ‘Bon Voyage’ as Shannon Airport staff welcomed the start of a brand-new service to Paris Orly with a new carrier, Vueling. The twice weekly service to Paris Orly Airport will operate on Mondays and Fridays from today. There was an air of excitement at the departures gate… Read the full press release

SITA launches partnership program to enable growth of air transport industry through smart technology and solutions

SITA identifies four key areas for further investment in the coming year. Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, today (12 Sep, 2022) announced the launch of a partnership program aimed at joining hands with key partners as it embarks on a new path… Read the full press release

Hyatt welcomes Arlie Sisson as SVP and global head of digital

Start-up executive and new media entrepreneur joins Hyatt’s commercial services leadership team CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (September 12, 2022) announced the appointment of Arlie Sisson as senior vice president and global head of digital. Sisson will report to Mark Vondrasek, Hyatt’s chief commercial officer. “Arlie’s vast… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles

Istanbul, Turkey, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Flag carrier airlines of their respective countries, Turkish Airlines and Air Seychelles, signed a codeshare agreement. The signing ceremony of the codeshare agreement took place at Turkish Airlines’ Headquarters in Istanbul. Turkish Airlines CEO, Mr. Bilal Ekşi and Air Seychelles Acting CEO, Mr. Sandy Benoiton signed the agreement with the attendance… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings CFO David Goulden to speak at the Evercore ISI 2nd Annual Technology Conference

NORWALK, Conn., 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (Aug. 12, 2022) announced that Chief Financial Officer David Goulden will be speaking at the Evercore ISI 2nd Annual Technology Conference on September 8th at 10:15am ET. A live audio cast of the presentation will be available to the public at https://ir.bookingholdings.com/events…. Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free brings magic in Hamad International Airport with the opening of the finest toy shop in the world, Hamleys

Hamleys, the world’s oldest and largest multinational toy retailer, has unveiled its first store in the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport Doha, Qatar, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is delighted to launch the finest toy shop in the world, Hamleys, to bring magic to Hamad International Airport (HIA). Families… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy launches new Global Promotion with unlimited bonus points for its members

With No Limit on the Number of Bonus Points Members Can Earn, More Trips = More Opportunities BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a sign that it’s time to book your next trip, this is it. Marriott Bonvoy, the award-winning travel program from Marriott International, is inviting members to… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces signing for the Marriott Executive Apartments Port Moresby, its first property in Papua New Guinea

Marriott Executive Apartments Port Moresby is Expected to Open in Mid-2023 PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (SEPTEMBER 7, 2022) announced it has signed an agreement with Steamships Trading Company Ltd., to debut its first property in Papua New Guinea, the Marriott Executive Apartments Port Moresby…. Read the full press release

Avani Hotels announces the opening of Avani Chaweng Samui Hotel & Beach Club

Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The latest addition to the buzzing Chaweng Beach, the newly opened Avani Chaweng Samui Hotel & Beach Club brings the glamorous, freewheeling spirit of the 1950s Palm Beach and Miami to Koh Samui’s powdery white sand. An unconventional hideaway that blends unbridled socialising with serenity-inducing pursuits, the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of IntercityHotel Muscat

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IntercityHotel Muscat, the hotel brand’s third property in the Sultanate of Oman, has opened its doors on 1st September 2022. The new hotel building is located within the Ministry and Embassy district of Al Khuwair and is part of the prestigious A’Raya development Complex.  IntercityHotel… Read the full press release

Vistara launches direct daily services to Jaipur from Mumbai

New Delhi, India, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, today (5 September 2022) announced the addition of Jaipur (Rajasthan) to its domestic network with direct connectivity to and from Mumbai, starting 30 September 2022. Vistara strengthens its presence in Rajasthan, with Jaipur being the second destination in the state, after… Read the full press release

Emirates invests in new Thales’ AVANT Up next-gen inflight entertainment system for its Airbus A350 fleet

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its continued drive to ensure customers ‘fly better’, Emirates has selected the new Thales’ AVANT Up system for its incoming fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft, scheduled for delivery in 2024. The airline’s investment of over US$ 350 million will see its 50-strong fleet of… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Thompson Madrid

The opening of the first Thompson Hotels branded property in Spain marks a significant milestone for Hyatt as it continues to grow its luxury and lifestyle portfolio CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announces today (Sept. 8, 2022) the opening of the highly anticipated Thompson Madrid, the first Thompson… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans to expand its Inclusive Collection with five all-inclusive resorts in Bulgaria

Five Black Sea properties will be located in two popular destinations – Sunny Beach and Obzor – and are expected to grow Hyatt’s Inclusive Collection portfolio of all-inclusive resorts by nearly 2,000 keys CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (September 8, 2022) announced plans to expand Hyatt’s… Read the full press release

Finnair welcomes new Senior Vice President, Strategy and Fleet Christine Rovelli

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Christine Rovelli, MBA, 48, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy and Fleet, and member of the Executive Board at Finnair as of 1 October 2022. Nicklas Ilebrand, the current SVP Strategy, will leave Finnair towards the end of the year, and he will work in an… Read the full press release

Norwegian unveils its summer schedule for 2023

LONDON, UK, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A continued strong focus on the core Nordic markets and an improved offering on popular city and beach destinations across Europe are key elements in Norwegian’s summer schedule for 2023. As part of the programme which runs from March to October 2023, Norwegian has put up 239… Read the full press release

Ryanair opened applications for its Customer Panel to help its customer experience

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no.1 airline for low fares, choice, reliability, and customer service, today (5th Sept) opened applications to join its Customer Panel and help improve Ryanair’s customer experience. Following two hugely successful Customer Panel events this year, Ryanair is now looking to expand its Customer Panel to gather… Read the full press release

Swoop launches new non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale and Punta Cana from Hamilton

CALGARY, AB, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Sept 7, 2020), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, expanded its winter sun-flying offering from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) with new non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Punta Cana (PUJ). Swoop will begin its ultra-affordable flying to Fort Lauderdale on December 16, 2022,… Read the full press release

easyJet becomes the first low-cost carrier worldwide with a fully IATA IEnvA certified Environmental Management System

London, UK, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has received IATA IEnvA stage 2 certification, making it the first low-cost carrier worldwide with a fully IATA IEnvA certified Environmental Management System (EMS). This follows its successful completion of the IATA IEnvA Stage 1 implementation, assessment, and certification earlier this year. The IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA)… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association introduces Weekly Travel Recovery Dashboard

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the PATA Asia Pacific Snapshot: Weekly Travel Recovery Dashboard to support its destination members and the sector at large by offering an easy, comprehensive guide to the status of travel re-openings, new travel experiences, and the most current travel policies… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes easyJet’s inaugural flight to Bristol

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has launched the first flight on a new winter route from Belfast City to Bristol, providing customers in Northern Ireland with even more convenient domestic connections this winter. The inaugural flight on the new winter route from Belfast to Bristol is took off on 7th September,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Virgin Australia launches new strategic partnership

Qatar Airways and Virgin Australia have commenced a new strategic partnership overnight spanning 49 markets across Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Eligible Privilege Club and Velocity Frequent Flyer members will enjoy Lounge Access and added benefits when travelling on both carriers. To celebrate the launch of the partnership, Privilege Club members travelling on… Read the full press release

Emirates presents First Class passengers with exceptionally rare 2003 vintage Dom Pérignon Plénitude 2

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As the only airline with an exclusive agreement to offer luxury champagne brand Dom Pérignon on-board, Emirates is currently presenting First Class passengers with the unique opportunity to enjoy a very special vintage -Dom Pérignon Plénitude 2, on board select routes until the end of October. The… Read the full press release

How to get an upgrade to first class – without spending a pound extra

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2022-Sep-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The economy cabin seems to be getting smaller as airlines pack in as many seats as they can to boost profits.  And as ticket prices increase, even an economy seat can now make a large dent in your holiday budget.  But many travellers aren’t aware that… Read the full press release

Most Popular Fall Destinations in the U.S. according to TikTok 

Rhode Island, RI, 2022-Sep-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The falling of golden-hued leaves and cooler temperatures make fall a desirable season for many travelers. Many cities are quieter during the cooler months, providing the perfect opportunity to explore beautiful places without the crowds. To help you decide on your next fall adventure, travel insurance… Read the full press release

Moody’s affirms Port of Oakland’s A1 senior lien and A2 intermediate lien credit ratings

Ratings reflect the Port’s financial picture Oakland, Calif., 2022-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s A1 senior lien and A2 intermediate lien credit ratings. The rating outlook assigned by Moody’s to both liens remains at Stable. “These ratings represent great dedication and professional excellence by our… Read the full press release

WTA announces World Travel Awards Asia and Oceania 2022 winners

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2022-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in Asia and Oceania have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Vietnam. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 2022 in Ho Chi Minh City to find out who… Read the full press release

dnata’s Alpha Flight Services signs 10-year concession agreement with Ras Al Khaimah International airport

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 2022-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Alpha Flight Services (Alpha), a leading UAE-based catering, retail, and hospitality services provider, has signed a 10-year concession agreement with Ras Al Khaimah International airport (RKT). The partnership will see Alpha Flight Services invest in infrastructure and provide inflight catering services to more than 10 airlines at… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches schools’ eco-garden competition to celebrate 25 years of its Community Trust Fund

Schools invited to bid for £25,000 of funding for a garden, play area or outdoor learning space, with 2nd place prize of £10,000 and 3rd place prize of £5,000 also on offer Airport Trust Fund has given more than £3.5m to local causes over 25 years Competition welcomed by Wythenshawe MP Mike Kane Applications must be made… Read the full press release

Accor and SHe Travel Club to reimagine the female travel and hospitality experience

Paris, France, 2022-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world leading hospitality Group, and SHe Travel Club, the only independent hotel label designed by women for women, today (07 September 2022) announce a partnership which aims to reimagine the female travel and hospitality experience. SHe Travel Club is the first and only hotel label… Read the full press release