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

Sheremetyevo Airport staff recognized for significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of Russia’s transportation system

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 25, 2020, the Minister of Transportation of the Russian Federation awarded the staff of Sheremetyevo International Airport a plaque “In Commemoration of the 210th Anniversary of the Transportation Department and Education” for their significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of the country’s transportation… Read the full press release

Shannon Group congratulates Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards winners

Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes Praises inspirational young people Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — County Clare’s most outstanding and courageous young, unsung heroes have been honoured at the fifth annual Shannon Group sponsored Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards. Surrounded by proud families and friends at the special event at Woodstock Hotel, Ennis,… Read the full press release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority SVP and General Counsel Philip G. Sunderland announces plans to retire

Senior VP Philip G. Sunderland retires after nearly 12 years of service Washington DC, USA, 2020-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Senior Vice President and General Counsel Philip G. Sunderland announced plans Friday to retire after more than a decade overseeing legal matters for Reagan National and Dulles International airports, the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free announce sponsorship of the Qatar Total Open Tennis Tournament 2020

Tournament to take place from 23-29 February at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, Doha   Sponsorship supports Qatar’s ambition to become a global leader in sports DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) are proud to sponsor the Qatar Total Open Tennis Tournament 2020 at the Khalifa… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces three Leadership changes in Air Operations

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 18, 2020) announced three Leadership changes in Air Operations. Late last year, Senior Vice President of Air Operations Craig Drew announced his intention to retire after a long and storied career to spend more time with his family, but he agreed… Read the full press release