Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes Hotel Ylem to its portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts

Hotel Ylem Joins the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Ylem is the latest property to join the Ascend Hotel Collection, a portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH). The property recently completed extensive renovations and the revamped… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Atlanta Conyers

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, in collaboration with Vikas Patel of Mountain View Hospitality, announced the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Atlanta Conyers. The new hotel is the third WoodSpring hotel to open in the greater Atlanta region, joining the WoodSpring Suites Atlanta Alpharetta and WoodSpring Suites Atlanta Chamblee…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates service from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam

Four-times weekly flights to Da Nang will be operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft Da Nang is the third Vietnamese destination on Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network as Qatar and Vietnam celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club unveils its latest Winter Shopping Collection

The award-winning airline’s Privilege Club members can enjoy an exclusive up to 50 per cent discount when using their Qmiles at Oryx Galleria and select Qatar Duty Free stores from 20 – 31 December 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ award-winning Frequent Flyer programme, Privilege Club, is delighted to provide… Read the full press release

British Airways to start three flights a week service to Croatian city of Split from London City Airport from June

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers will be able to fly to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next year when British Airways launches it latest new holiday route. The airline will start operating three flights a week to the popular Dalmatian Coast sunspot in June through… Read the full press release

British Airways: Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018

Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018 Avios can be collected from online shopping through British Airways Avios eStore Customers can redeem Avios for flights and upgrades as well as hotels and car hire LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Shoppers often aim to avoid last minute Christmas shopping however this year they… Read the full press release

Cyber hacks and data breaches: Is your customers’ data safe?

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — Travel PR News/ — On Friday, hotel group Marriott International became the latest target of relentless hackers. The hotel giant reported that the records of a whopping 500 million customers were involved in a data breach. It admitted, after an internal investigation, that the guest reservation database of its Starwood division… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces Hub Monitor application to significantly reduce delays at its Dubai hub

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates passengers travelling from or transiting through Dubai International Airport (DXB) can expect fewer instances of delays associated with aircraft turnaround thanks to a new innovative application built in-house by Emirates called the Hub Monitor. Hub Monitor is being used by Emirates’ operational staff in Dubai to… Read the full press release

Emirates and South African Airways expand codeshare agreement

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both Emirates and SAA customers. Pending governmental approval, SAA and Emirates have signed an enhanced… Read the full press release

Virgin Australia to commence flights to Bali daytime services together with competitive fares; a winning combination for Territorians

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Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a new three times weekly, seasonal service to Denpasar, Bali starting next April. Darwin, Australia, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — CEO NT Airports, Ian Kew said: “Following the reduction in services on the Darwin to… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate the popular double decker A380 aircraft between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (17 DECEMBER 2018) announced it will introduce a daily A380 service for a temporary period between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019.  It will be the first time the popular double decker aircraft will operate on a scheduled basis to Scotland. The larger capacity… Read the full press release

Emirates unveiled a new decal featuring images of Real Madrid’s players on one of its A380 aircraft

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and a main sponsor of Spanish football club, Real Madrid, today (16 DECEMBER 2018 ) unveiled a new decal featuring action images of some of the club’s top players on one of its A380 aircraft. The new decal was created to mark… Read the full press release

dnata expands operations and production in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its inflight catering and inflight retail services

25 additional employees, production growth of 15%, innovative technology solutions Prague, Czech Republic, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been expanding its operations and productio­­n in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its quality inflight catering and inflight retail services.  Operating a… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech launches a pop-up restaurant with Le Petit Chef interactive technology and gourmet cuisine experience

Hong Kong, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech will launch a deliciously entertaining pop-up restaurant with Le Petit Chef, a one-of-a-kind interactive technology and gourmet cuisine experience, from 17 January to 4 May 2019. Guests can take full advantage of this culinary journey by booking the Petit Chef package which includes luxurious accommodation, airport… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Sanya launches a luxury room package for families to make the most of MO Kids Winter Camp

Hong Kong, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — To coincide with the return of its popular MO Kids Winter Camp, Mandarin Oriental, Sanya has launched a luxury room package for guests with children. By booking the resort’s Winter Adventure package, guests can take advantage of the camp’s exciting programmes and adventures on offer to children aged four to twelve… Read the full press release

JetEscapes Holidays introduces new all-inclusive holiday packages for Dubai Shopping Festival

Four new all-inclusive attractive holiday packages for guests – ‘Dubai Free & Easy’, ‘Magic Dubai’, ‘Mania Dubai’ and ‘Fascinating Dubai’ – starting from INR 28,740/-onwards Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways’ JetEscapes Holidays today (December 17, 2018) introduced exciting, new all-inclusive Dubai holiday packages for guests planning to travel to Dubai to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Adelaide

Aircraft feature new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products First SIA aircraft with Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system Singapore, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 December 2018) welcomed the entry into service of its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft as it made its inaugural flight from Singapore to… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports recognized its stakeholder and partner airline during its annual dinner event

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Annual dinner event hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports in appreciation of stakeholder and partner airlines’ contribution to excellent customer service Abu Dhabi Airports hosted its annual Stakeholder and Airlines Relations Dinner in recognition of the crucial role played by its various stakeholders and partner airlines… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports celebrates Bahrain’s National Day with a number of activities and events

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports announced its participation in the celebrations of Bahrain’s National Day by organizing a number of activities and events. These fall in line with the organization’s vision for providing a fun and comfortable experience for passengers and participating actively in important national… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport puts visitors in celebratory mood with fantastic line up of offers and entertainment

Tree of Wishes’ to offer Duty Free shoppers unique rewards Festive choir and musicians to entertain travelers throughout Abu Dhabi International Airport Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In the run up to the peak travel season during the winter holidays, Abu Dhabi Duty Free has introduced a wide range of… Read the full press release

Oman Air expands its fleet with a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner that it has on order for 2018. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion. The wide-body Boeing 787-9 is… Read the full press release

Marriott International recognized as one of the best large company employers in Talent Board’s Candidate Experience Awards

Award highlights Marriott’s long-standing position as an employer of choice and culture of putting people first Bethesda, MD, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, the world’s leading hospitality company and one of the largest companies for job seekers and career growth potential, was recently recognized as one of the best large company employers in… Read the full press release

Colorado’s Largest Combined Resort and Convention Center opens its doors — Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

Colorado’s Largest Combined Resort and Convention Center Makes Its 85-acre Grand Debut AURORA, Colo., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The sheer scale and awe-inspiring majesty of the Rocky Mountains has captivated visitors to Colorado for hundreds of years. But there’s never been a resort to match the epic grandeur of the Rockies. Until now. Today… Read the full press release

St. Charles Coach House joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The St. Charles Coach House is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of best-in-class unique, boutique, and historic independent hotels and resorts that reflect the local community. Located on the renowned St. Charles Avenue Streetcar line in the Garden District of New Orleans, La., St…. Read the full press release

Larisa Marinica appointed new Director of Spa at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh welcomes Larisa Marinica as the new Director of Spa at the rare desert-and-sea luxury resort. Larisa joins with a wealth of experience that has spanned in more than six countries from Switzerland, UK, Greece and Scotland to Dubai, Jordon and Istanbul. During her… Read the full press release

flydubai announces new service to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy starting June 2019

Dubai-based carrier to operate daily flights to Budapest and up to five flights a week to Naples Flights to Naples will start on 04 June 2019 with flights to Budapest starting on 27 June 2019 flydubai becomes the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights to Naples Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the first Orient Express hotel in King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok, scheduled to open in late 2019

Orient Express is embarking on an amazing journey  The legend of travel returns, connecting East and West and past to future  Paris, France, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is proud to announce the first Orient Express hotel will open in the landmark King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok. Imprinted in both history and… Read the full press release

UNWTO and the Basque Culinary Center to co-organize the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism on 2-3 May 2019 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) will co-organize the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism on 2-3 May 2019 at the Kursaal Congress Center in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. The Forum is supported by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of Spain, the Basque Government, the Provincial Council of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Qatar National Day with custom-made amenity kits featuring images of popular sites in Qatar

Airline will offer custom-designed amenity kits to all customers, as well as a special on-board menu featuring traditional desserts Discounts of up to 25 per cent off in Premium Class and 35 per cent off in Economy Class, with triple Qmiles in Premium and double Qmiles in Economy DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Islamabad, Pakistan from June 2, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (December 18, 2018) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 2, 2019. Tickets are on sale from today. The route will launch as a three-per-week service, operated on a three-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner – British Airways’ newest long-haul… Read the full press release