Baron Resort Sharm el Sheikh marks World Diabetes Day

Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, 2020-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Baron Resort Sharm el Sheikh is usually expressing its full support for the Noble Cause. In this instance, the hotel was raising awareness about Diabetes among the employees through showing their total contribution to the diabetic people and the diabetes on the World Diabetes Day.  The… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya ready to welcome tourists

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2020-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya is prepared to host tourists, delegates and casual travelers through providing tour operator services in Kenya. Their website is confirmed to e-commerce and guests can easily access, read details and book online for Tour within Nairobi and Mombasa as well as Road Safaris and… Read the full press release

ANA mileage donation program raised $200,000 to help support healthcare workers fighting COVID-19

Funds will be used to purchase advanced UV light emitting robots which eliminate the COVID-19 at Japanese hospitals. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA HD”) is celebrating the success of its recent mileage donation program effort and the generosity of its ANA Mileage Club (AMC) members, who contributed… Read the full press release

CWT announces leadership team for its newly created RoomIt & Commercial business unit

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the strategic aims and leadership team for its newly created RoomIt & Commercial business unit. Headed by President, RoomIt & Commercial, Patrick Andersen, the newly formed unit will maintain the continued growth of CWT’s innovative hotel and business… Read the full press release

Recognized medical and scientific experts recommend 74 steps for cruise operators to follow in order to mitigate COVID-19 risks

Healthy Sail Panel recommends 74 detailed steps to safeguard the health of guests, crew and communities MIAMI, FL, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — New recommendations from a panel of globally recognized medical and scientific experts say that by relentlessly focusing on prevention and other measures – including the testing of guests and crew members… Read the full press release

CWT announces leadership team and strategic priorities for newly created Strategy & Transformation business unit

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (Sep 15, 2020) announces the leadership team and strategic priorities for its newly created Strategy & Transformation business unit. Headed by President, Strategy & Transformation and CFO, Michelle McKinney Frymire, the newly formed unit will ensure that the company… Read the full press release

CWT announces new operating structure to accelerate innovation, transformation and growth

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (September 2020) announces a new operating structure aimed to accelerate innovation, transformation and growth. With immediate effect, Patrick Andersen is appointed President, RoomIt & Commercial, Niklas Andréen is appointed President, Traveler Experience & Customer, and Michelle McKinney Frymire is appointed President, Strategy & Transformation,… Read the full press release

Voting is now open for Visit Indiana’s 2020 Best of Indiana people’s choice campaign

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Voting is open for Visit Indiana’s 2020 Best of Indiana people’s choice campaign, which this year will coincide with The 20 IN 20. Voters can select their favorite Lakes, Donut Shops and Unique Sleeps around the state. There are 20 places to choose from in each category,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces executive board changes

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Willms announced in Frankfurt today (27 August 2020) that he will step down from his position as CEO of Steigenberger Hotels AG and of Deutsche Hospitality with effect from 30 September 2020. “Over the past three years, working in conjunction with the Supervisory Board,… Read the full press release

Angela Titzrath and Michael Kerkloh to be appointed as new Supervisory Board members of Deutsche Lufthansa

Implementation of the agreement between the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) and Lufthansa on representation of the Federal Government on the Supervisory Board Angela Titzrath and Michael Kerkloh are to be legally appointed as new members Monika Ribar and Martin Koehler will be stepping down COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — It is agreed,… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces the re-election of Evgeny Ditrich, Russian Minister of Transport, as Chairman of the Board

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of PJSC Aeroflot (MOEX ticker: AFLT) has re-elected Evgeny Ditrich, Russian Minister of Transport, as Chairman. The Board of Directors meeting was held on 26 August 2020 with absentee voting. The meeting also determined the status of Board of Directors members. The newly… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces leadership changes

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, has announced four leadership roles to advance the company’s corporate priorities and drive growth. These include: Scott Oaksmith has been promoted to senior vice president of real estate and finance. In this role, he will lead several… Read the full press release

LYDIA NZAYO PROMOTED TO GM OF SINGITA’S LODGES IN RWANDA

Singita in Rwanda; new GM

Cape Town, South Africa, 2020-Aug-3 — /Travel PR News/ — LYDIA NZAYO PROMOTED TO GM OF SINGITA’S LODGES IN RWANDASingita is pleased to announce the promotion of Lydia Nzayo to General Manager at Singita Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Lydia was among the first members of the team when she joined as Assistant GM in January… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line collaborate to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards

“Healthy Sail Panel” comprises top experts in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime operations MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise industry leaders Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL)  and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) announced a collaboration to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards in response to the global COVID-19… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport starts coronavirus testing for passengers, guests and employees

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport has arranged for passengers, guests and employees of third-party organizations to be tested for the coronavirus infection. Testing is taking place currently at the health center at Terminal B and will be available at the health center of Terminal C after the resumption of… Read the full press release

Swoop to raise funds for Canada’s healthcare workers and hospital foundations through new charitable initiative with The Frontline Fund

CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 4, 2020), Swoop announced a new charitable initiative with The Frontline Fund, raising funds in support of Canada’s healthcare workers and hospital foundations. Beginning Thursday, June 4, Swoop will be making disposable masks available at check-in, for a suggested minimum donation of $2.00, with 100… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites launches competition to reunite friends and family once it is safe to do so

Doha, Qatar, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites has asked Australians to share what they miss most while practicing social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the three most inspiring stories selected to receive a reunion prize worth $2,000 AUD each, to share with their loved ones once the Federal Government… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces retirement of its long-time senior executive Dave Grissen

Company Announces New North American and International Leadership BETHESDA, MD, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (MAY 11, 2020) announced that long-time senior executive Dave Grissen has decided to step down from his position as Group President, the Americas, towards the end of 2020 and retire from Marriott in… Read the full press release

Travelling Languages launch a new and very unique virtual immersive summer camp

The best way to learn English and explore Ireland in the comfort of your home! Dublin, Ireland, 2020-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelling Languages are proud to announce they are launching their very unique Virtual immersive summer camp for summer 2020! With the current Covid-19 outbreak Travelling Languages have taken their innovative approach of… Read the full press release

UNWTO names Spanish football legend Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today (11 MAY 2020) designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. In a virtual ceremony, the goalkeeper pledged to promote the universal benefits of tourism. During the ceremony, which was held by video… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways thanks frontline healthcare professionals with 100,000 free tickets

Qatar Airways to Give Away 100,000 Complimentary Tickets to Frontline Healthcare Professionals As the foremost airline taking people home, Qatar Airways will now support healthcare workers to take a well-deserved break Giveaway will open on International Nurses Day 2020 to say a massive thank you to these heroes Complimentary Economy Class return tickets on Qatar… Read the full press release

Emirates Airline Foundation: 132 million Skywards Miles to positively impact the lives and livelihoods

Customer and corporate support impact 90,000 people’s lives, support 22 projects in 12 countries, and more than 50 medical, engineering and educational missions Dubai, UAE, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Thanks to customer donations, the Emirates Airline Foundation used a staggering 132 million Skywards Miles to positively impact the lives and livelihoods of more… Read the full press release

IATA supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on board aircraft

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on board aircraft as a critical part of a layered approach to biosecurity to be implemented temporarily when people return to traveling by air. IATA does not support… Read the full press release

Great Wolf Lodge shows gratitude to the selfless nurses with “Nights for Nurses” campaign

Book Now, Stay Later, While Giving Back & Saving Up To 50% CHICAGO, IL, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of Nurses Month in May, and as part of its ongoing commitment to the community, Great Wolf Lodge is encouraging fans of its indoor waterpark resort to join in showing support and gratitude… Read the full press release

WFS cargo provides fast PPE shipments to front-line doctors and nurses in Copenhagen

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Denmark’s efforts to control the spread of coronavirus have been significantly aided by the rapid supply of medical equipment to Danish hospitals from around the world, with Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in Copenhagen at the forefront of the response to help move PPE shipments… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings announces the nomination of Bob van Dijk for election to its Board

Robert Mylod Jr. to Assume the Role of Chairman of the Board Charles H. Noski to Assume the Role of Lead Independent Director NORWALK, Conn., 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (April 24, 2020) announced that it has nominated Bob van Dijk, Chief Executive… Read the full press release

flydubai pays tribute to frontline workers with a new video

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai today (April 23, 2020) launched a video as a tribute to the frontline workers, its passengers across its network and the residents of the UAE for the role they are playing during these unprecedented times. The video features content created by flydubai staff members… Read the full press release

Front-line workers praised for keeping Oakland International Airport functional during the subsequent pandemic

Shelter-in-place shifts focus to essential operations amid travel declines Oakland, CA, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — At Oakland International Airport, runways and taxiways are open and in active use. Terminals are operational, and air cargo activity has increased with new goods movement demands. Travel that is deemed “non-essential” is legal but is discouraged as… Read the full press release

UNWTO creates Global Tourism Crisis Committee

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a high-level virtual meeting yesterday, bringing together key UN agencies, the chairs of its Executive Council and Regional Commissions, and private sector leaders. Tourism is the economic sector that has been hardest hit by COVID-19 and all participants accepted an invitation… Read the full press release

Winners of the 2020 Henry Awards for Excellence in Arkansas Tourism announced

Awards recognize excellence in Arkansas tourism LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas tourism partners from across the state tonight honored the 2020 winners of the annual Henry Awards for Excellence in Arkansas Tourism during a ceremony at the 46th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, held March 1-3 in Fort Smith. The… Read the full press release