Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 19 new member hotels have joined its global portfolio

Brand Further Expands its Global Portfolio of Distinctive Hospitality Experiences as Travel Continues to Rebound NEW YORK, NY, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand – is thrilled to announce the 19 new members that joined its global portfolio from June 1 through August 31, 2021. Ranging from a highly anticipated new resort opening in Big Sky,… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai

The Iconic Luxury Brand Brings Its Celebrated Rituals and Exquisite Experiences to This Thriving District DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, today (OCTOBER 4, 2021) announced the opening of The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai. As the newest jewel in an exquisite global portfolio, The… Read the full press release

Sage Hotel West Perth rebrands to Holiday Inn West Perth

West Perth’s trendy Hay Street will soon be home to one of IHG’s fastest growing hotel brands as Sage Hotel West Perth rebadges to Holiday Inn West Perth on 1 November 2021. Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — West Perth’s trendy Hay Street will soon be home to one of IHG’s fastest… Read the full press release

Reto Moser appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

Moscow, Russia, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — An adventurous spirit, wealth of experience, gourmand’s palate and warm sense of fun are just some of the attributes Reto Moser brings to his new role as General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Moscow. Continuing a career spanning almost two decades, several continents and many countries, the Swiss native moves… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces the appointment of Patrick Pollak as General Manager

Patrick Pollak accepts his eighth appointment with Four Seasons, leading the Hotel into its next decade of service excellence and uncompromising luxury Toronto, Canada, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto introduces Patrick Pollak as General Manager as he ushers the Hotel into its exciting new chapter. Pollak joins the brand’s global flagship property from Four Seasons… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Nevis appoints Picco Alapatt as the new Executive Chef

Luxury hospitality veteran brings extensive culinary resume spanning more than twenty years Nevis, West Indies, 2021-Oct-06 — /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 Picco Alapatt as the new Executive Chef. A 20-year luxury hospitality veteran,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze’s michelin-starred Restaurant Il Palagio reopens featuring brand new menu by Chef Paolo Lavezzini

“Della Gherardesca” tasting menu has been inspired by Tuscan flavours and seasonality Florence, Italy, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Michelin-starred Restaurant Il Palagio reopened since October 1, 2021, from Tuesday to Saturday, offers Tuscan-contemporary cuisine and a brand new selection of dishes. Upon his arrival at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Chef Paolo Lavezzini took a long walk… Read the full press release

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas unveils Family Beach Pool Villas just in time for winter sun escape

Male’, Maldives, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Designed with multi-generational travel in mind and for larger group stays, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has launched new family-style villas just in time for travellers seeking their next winter sun escape. Setting a renewed precedent in spacious beachfront living and a welcome addition to the resort’s collection… Read the full press release

Emirates and Sabre Corporation sign new multi-year, worldwide distribution agreement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, one of the world’s largest international airlines, and Sabre Corporation, the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, have signed a new multi-year, worldwide distribution agreement. The new agreement will provide Sabre-connected travel buyers and agencies with access to… Read the full press release

Emirates expands A380 network to 27 cities and launches special fares

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — With more destinations being added to Emirates’ A380 network, there’s no better time to rediscover your favourite cities, visit family and friends or just take a relaxing family holiday this winter. Emirates’ A380 network is expanding to 27 cities, and the airline is offering travellers the chance… Read the full press release

Qantas and Emirates customers to have access to an expansive joint network and millions of reward seats

Boston, Massachusetts, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Emirates have announced they will extend their cornerstone partnership for another five years, meaning customers and frequent flyers of both airlines will have access to an expansive joint network, and millions of reward seats to travel across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK. The… Read the full press release

Wizz Air named Airline of the Year at the Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards

Wizz Air adds four new routes from North Macedonia to Italy, Germany and Denmark

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline, was named Airline of the Year at the Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards. The award was received by Marion Geoffroy, Managing Director of Wizz Air UK, at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers COVID Special dinner in London on the 20 September… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces resumption of Kyiv-Katowice, Kyiv-Naples, and Odesa-Abu-Dhabi routes

Wizz Air adds four new routes from North Macedonia to Italy, Germany and Denmark

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest-growing airline, is delighted to announce the resumption of Kyiv-Katowice, Kyiv-Naples, and Odesa-Abu-Dhabi routes. Starting from October Ukrainian passengers can enjoy these exciting destinations with a convenient WIZZ schedule and attractive fares starting from UAH 339/EUR 9.99. All keen explorers can already book tickets to these destinations on wizzair.com and via WIZZ… Read the full press release

Shannon Group announces new initiative to stimulate hotel bookings and highlight air services

#Stay and Win campaign to attract visitors to Clare, Limerick and Galway Shannon, Ireland, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group and Ennis, Limerick, Shannon and Galway Chambers of Commerce have teamed up on an exciting initiative designed to stimulate hotel bookings and highlight the range of air services available from Shannon Airport. A… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces major recruitment drive for Cabin Crew in the UK

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (4th October) announced a major recruitment drive for Cabin Crew at its UK bases as Ryanair recovers and rebuilds from the Covid-19 pandemic. Ryanair will host a recruitment open day this Thursday 7th October in the Holiday Inn Kensington Forum at 97 Cromwell Road,… Read the full press release

Viking voted Best Ocean Cruise Line and Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler

Viking Tops Both Categories Together for First Time in 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) for the first time has been voted both the Best Ocean Cruise Line and River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. Viking is the only cruise line… Read the full press release

ESS Northern Lights Lounge at Aberdeen International Airport features new menu created by the Kilted Chef Craig Wilson

Aberdeen, UK, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kilted Chef, Craig Wilson, has visited Aberdeen International Airport today (Oct 4, 2021) to celebrate a partnership with ESS who deliver the food service in the popular Northern Lights Lounge. Opened in 2017 as part of the £20m terminal transformation project, the Lounge will continue to… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Mina A’Salam names Jaime Emiley Simpson as General Manager

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, the authentic Arabian boutique beachside retreat nestled in the heart of Madinat Jumeirah, has announced the appointment of Jaime Emiley Simpson as General Manager. A highly experienced hospitality professional, Jaime has over 24 years of extensive industry experience and has held several leadership roles… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes resumption of Norwegian services to Oslo

Norway’s flag carrier resumes its Oslo route from Terminal Two on Friday Service will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays Norwegian is the latest of more than a dozen airlines to move into new-look terminal, which opened its doors in July Manchester, UK, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport will welcome back… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the first JdV by Hyatt branded hotel in Italy – The Tribune Hotel

The 52-room property marks first Hyatt hotel in Rome CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 4, 2021) the opening of the first JdV by Hyatt branded hotel in Italy – The Tribune Hotel. The newly renovated upscale property, operated by AG Group’s AG Hotels, features 52 unique bedrooms…. Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Cambridge

The 150-guestroom hotel offers share-worthy rooftop views, four modern drinking and dining outlets and easy access to the heart of Cambridge CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 4, 2021) the opening of Hyatt Centric Cambridge. The milestone opening marks the debut of the Hyatt Centric brand… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Place Beijing Shiyuan

136-room Hyatt Place hotel located steps away from the Beijing Garden Expo Park CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 3, 2021) announced that Hyatt Place Beijing Shiyuan is officially open, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the officially opening of Hyatt Place Jingdezhen Taoxichuan

152-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in downtown Jingdezhen CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that Hyatt Place Jingdezhen Taoxichuan is officially open, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive… Read the full press release

Accor becomes the majority owner of Ennismore, the largest and fastest growing lifestyle hospitality company

THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED LIFESTYLE ENTITY NAMED ENNISMORE BECOMES THE LARGEST & FASTEST GROWING LIFESTYLE HOSPITALITY COMPANY Paris, France, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — As previously announced, under terms of an all-share merger, Accor becomes the majority owner of the new entity with 66.67% of the shareholding and Sharan Pasricha with 33.33% holding. This joint… Read the full press release

Blue Islands increases inter-island services

Jersey, Guernsey, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands is committed to providing the best possible connectivity for Jersey, both to Guernsey and across our UK network and are proud to have been able to offer lifeline services through the duration of the pandemic. We must however continue to balance the need and desire… Read the full press release

“Discover Arkansas” October edition now available online

Little Rock, AR, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The October edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. The leaves crunch under foot, the air feels chill and…did you hear that? Welcome to “The Supernatural State.”… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus resumes flights from Dublin to Newark and Orlando starting November

Aer Lingus transatlantic flights resume from Dublin to Newark from 14th November and Orlando from 27th November 2021 Dublin to Geneva, Prague resumes from 15th October, fares from €49.99 each way  Dublin to Frankfurt and Zurich resumes from 08th November, fares from €29.99 and €55.99 each way Aer Lingus flights from Knock to London Gatwick… Read the full press release

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism enjoyed signs of rebound in June and July 2021 as travel restrictions eases and global vaccination rollout

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — International tourism enjoyed signs of rebound in June and July 2021 as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global vaccination rollout advanced in many parts of the world. According to the latest edition of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, an estimated 54 million tourists crossed international… Read the full press release

IATA approves resolution for global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Boston, Massachusetts, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 77th Annual General Meeting approved a resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This commitment will align with the Paris Agreement goal for global warming not to exceed 1.5°C. “The world’s airlines have taken a… Read the full press release

IATA announces China Eastern Airlines as host of the 78th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit in Shanghai

Boston, Massachusetts, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that China Eastern Airlines will host the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, on 19-21 June 2022. This will be the third time China will host the global gathering of aviation’s… Read the full press release