AHLA announces a 230 percent increase in members participating in the 5-Star Promise

One Year After Announcing 5-Star Promise, 230% Increase In Participating Hotel Companies WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — One year after a historic announcement pledging to increase safety and security at America’s hotels, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (October 7, 2019) announced a 230 percent increase in members participating in the 5-Star Promise,… Read the full press release

Ready for take-off: US Airlines ranked by negative Twitter mentions

Warwick, RI, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Social media is bridging the gap between brands and customer experience, allowing consumers to voice their opinions in real-time for the whole world to see. We all know poor reviews and negative comments can make or break a brand’s reputation. With 330 million active users, Twitter, in… Read the full press release

Silversea announces 33 new shore experiences and Executive Officers for its World Cruise 2020

Silversea announces 33 new shore experiences and Executive Officers for its World Cruise 2020 Silversea unveils 33 new shore experiences that are exclusive to world-cruising guests. Miami, FL, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea announces the Executive Officers who will host the cruise line’s World Cruise 2020, the Legends of Cruising—the first world cruise ever… Read the full press release

The Colorado Tourism Office to transform frontline tourism workers into Colorado experts with new online workforce training program

New digital platform provides free training to transform frontline tourism workers into Colorado experts Denver, Colo., 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) today (Sept. 24, 2019) launched a new online workforce training program called Colorado Concierge, which aims to turn frontline workers into Colorado experts and train them in Colorado-style customer… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces new independent panel of experts to help shape its strategy and services for disabled passengers

Panel will complement the work and ongoing achievements of Gatwick’s Accessibility Forum and Passenger Advisory PRM Group Ann Frye – international specialist in the transport needs of disabled and older people – to chair the panel Aviation Minister: “Gatwick’s continued work on accessibility is helping to open up new opportunities and experiences, ensuring the aviation network is truly open… Read the full press release

Fairytrail Dating App Matches Singles Who Love Adventures

San Francisco, CA, USA, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Heralded as a “revolutionary dating app” by its users, Fairytrail is a dating app for remote workers, digital nomads, and people passionate about travel. With 8 levels of safety, it provides a dating platform for single people to match with one another, then match on recommended tours…. Read the full press release

Emirates hosted variety of stars at the 2019 US Open

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates played host to a variety of stars at the 2019 US Open in The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens in New York City. Global celebrities joined Emirates in the private hospitality suite and cheered on their favourite tennis players from… Read the full press release

dnata introduces new management structure to reflect the robust expansion of its International Airport Operations division

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has introduced a new management structure to reflect the robust expansion of its International Airport Operations division. The new set-up enables the company to leverage strengths and synergies and continually provide excellent brand and service experiences to all customers… Read the full press release

More than 1,000 participants from 124 countries gather together for the World Tourism Organization General Assembly in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, 2019-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, with high-level delegates joining tourism leaders from around the world for the most important meeting for the global tourism sector. More than 1,000 participants from 124… Read the full press release

San Sebastian awarded the 2019 UNWTO prize for Public Policy and Governance

St Petersburg, Russian Federation, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spanish city of San Sebastian was awarded the 2019 World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) prize for Public Policy and Governance at a ceremony attended by leaders of the global tourism sector in St Petersburg, Russian Federation. Held during the 23rd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific helps shape Hong Kong’s aviation leaders of tomorrow through its I Can Fly community programme

Airline’s popular community programme helps shape Hong Kong’s aviation leaders of tomorrow Hong kong, China, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues its mission to help shape the future aviation leaders of Hong Kong, imparting valuable airline and social responsibility experience to 180 local students as part of its eighth I Can Fly community… Read the full press release

Emirates announces new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial and international affairs functions

Roles span operational, commercial and international affairs functions Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial and international affairs functions. Adel Al Redha is appointed Chief Operating Officer, Adnan Kazim is Chief Commercial Officer and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla is Divisional Senior Vice President,… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Aviation rolled out a new Code of Conduct for all CDA employees and vendors

Revised standards will apply to all employees, contractors, and those who do business with the CDA as City embarks on transformative airport capital projects CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (08/31/2019) rolled out a new Code of Conduct designed to serve as a roadmap for all CDA employees and vendors. The CDA Code… Read the full press release

WINiT by GBTA is now accepting nominations for the inaugural WINiT Awards

Alexandria, VA, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — WINiT by GBTA is now accepting nominations for the inaugural WINiT Awards. The WINiT Awards recognize the women, men and companies who together, are driving positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries. WINiT wants to celebrate an organization that has a women-related community service or… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Announces Senior Management Changes

Hongkong, China, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announced today (August 16, 2019) the following management changes, effective from 19th August: Mr. Augustus Tang appointed Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Mr. Rupert Hogg. Mr. Ronald Lam appointed Chief Customer and Commercial Officer, succeeding Mr. Paul Loo.  Ronald Lam will remain Chief Executive Officer of Hong… Read the full press release

GBTA announces five newly elected members to its global Board of Directors

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry, announced five newly elected members to its global Board of Directors following the 2019 election during GBTA Convention in Chicago. Bhart Sarin, Director, Procurement Operations and Travel, Corporate and North America, Ingredion Incorporated, will serve… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces three chief-level appointments to its leadership team

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 6, 2019), Metrolink Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins announced three chief-level appointments to the agency’s leadership team. These three positions will be critical as the team delivers on Wiggins’ customer-focused vision to create a modern commuter rail system that is safe and integrated with other… Read the full press release

ibis MUSIC showcases nine promising artists at Sziget Festival 2019

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ibis’ new music program, ibis MUSIC, which launched to great fanfare in March 2019, culminates at Sziget Festival 2019, where nine up-and-coming artists will perform a unique showcase on the Europe Stage, presented by ibis. Having performed as part of ibis MUSIC’s in-hotel gig series, these nine… Read the full press release

With The Lure Of High Threadcount Sheets After A Day Trekking, Luxury Travel Blogger THE BOUTIQUE ADVENTURER Champions Chic Solo Explorations

LONDON, 2019-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based Australian, Amanda O’Brien, aka The Boutique Adventurer has found her niche.  With an 800% increase in followers in two short years¹, The Boutique Adventurer is delivering to an enthusiastic and growing number of explorers who choose to travel alone.  Amanda’s fellow female travellers are seeking off-the-beaten-track adventures… Read the full press release

ALPA: The Safe Skies Act Would Ensure Cargo Pilots Are Sufficiently Rested Before Flight

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The pilots of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA); the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), including the Independent Pilots Association (IPA); and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1224 today (July 23, 2019) announced renewed efforts to achieve one level of safety for all-cargo pilots and… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized the accomplishments of distinguished pilots during its 65th Air Safety Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized the accomplishments of 13 distinguished pilots during its 65th Air Safety Forum. The presentation of ALPA’s prestigious awards and citations were featured during the four-day event. In addition to honoring outstanding contributions by pilots in aviation safety and security, ALPA’s… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with Air Safety Award

Fall River Resident Recognized for Outstanding Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with its Air Safety Award for his outstanding leadership in aviation safety. Capt. Seemel was presented with the award today at ALPA’s 65th Air… Read the full press release

ALPA presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 18, 2019), during its 65th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. Capt. Frank, who now flies for… Read the full press release

Nominations now open for HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds of 2019

McLEAN, VA, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Nominations are officially open for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas Lifetime Achievement and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization awards. Honorees will be recognized during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala on January 21, 2020, at the New York Marriott Marquis. HSMAI’s… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Deepens its Commitment to Women in Leadership

General Counsel, Diversity Officer adds to IAA’s roster of women in top roles INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The list of senior-level women in leadership roles at the Indianapolis Airport Authority continues to grow, with the recent addition of Tenley Drescher-Rhoades as the new IAA general counsel, as well as current Director of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai announces the return of Chef Fest for 2019

Signature annual event showcases celebrity chefs and top mixologists from throughout the country from November 13-16, 2019 for a culinary celebration with one-of-a-kind dinners and cooking classes Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star hotel on Hawaii Island, announces the return of Chef Fest for 2019…. Read the full press release

PATA announces the ratification of the 2019/2020 PATA Executive Board

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the ratification of the 2019/2020 PATA Executive Board. Dr. Chris Bottrill, Dean of Fine and Applied Arts, and Director, International at Capilano University in North Vancouver, Canada and Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing APAC – TripAdvisor, Hong Kong… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announced five leadership appointments

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, has announced five leadership roles to advance the company’s corporate priorities and drive growth. Megan Brumagim has been promoted to vice president, brand management, design, and compliance. In this role, Brumagim oversees the strategy, growth, and… Read the full press release

British Airways staff votes as the best in Europe at the Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards

British Airways wins the Best Airline Staff in Europe award at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards Cabin crew and airport colleagues were praised for their friendly welcome The airline also won awards for Most Improved Airline in Europe, Best Airline Staff in United Kingdom and Best Cabin Crew in the United Kingdom LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

TAP has the world’s most handsome crew according to British magazine Monocle

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The prestigious British magazine Monocle has reinforced last year’s award while emphasising the professionalism of crew members. TAP is featured in Monocle magazine’s annual Travel Top 50 again this year. According to the British magazine, TAP has the world’s most handsome crew. As well as their looks and… Read the full press release