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

Qatar Executive celebrates 10 years of success at EBACE with the announcement of plans of global expansion

Qatar Airways’ private jet charter division to open new offices in Shanghai, London and Moscow later this year Qatar Executive is newly certified by The International Standard for Business Aviation Council (IS-BAO) and Wyvern Wingman DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday 12 April volunteers from the Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport. Staff took a couple of hours out from their normal day jobs to clear litter from around the perimeter of the 196 hectare site. Teams… Read the full press release

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, GVB Board of Director named as the 2019 PATA Face of the Future

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flori-Anne dela Cruz, youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today (April 25, 2019) named as the 2019 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open to young tourism professionals in the Asia Pacific region. Dr Mario Hardy, CEO of the Pacific Asia… Read the full press release

Norwegian unveils its newest tail fin hero: civil rights leader, Harvey Milk

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is proud to unveil its newest tail fin hero, and eighth American to be immortalised on a Norwegian aircraft: civil rights leader, Harvey Milk. His portrait graces the tail fin of a Norwegian Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Since Norwegian’s first aircraft took to the skies in… Read the full press release

IATA announces its 2019 Premier Circle winners as and its regional top performing training partners

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its 2019 Premier Circle winners as well as its regional top performing training partners as part of its prestigious recognition program. More than 450 IATA global training partners are evaluated on select criteria, such as the quality of training delivered… Read the full press release

IHG announces transformation of its Europe Sales Team

New structure will mobilise organisation to capitalise on key growth opportunities across Europe Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced a transformation of its Europe Sales Team designed around key market opportunities, which will position the company for accelerated growth across… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

IATA announces the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Singapore, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards as: – Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International – Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council – Mark Pilling, Vice President Publishing and Conferences,… Read the full press release

Indonesia’s most influential artist Happy Salma joins The Apurva Kempinski Bali as an “Art Advisor”

Bali, Indonesia, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Undoubtedly recognised as one of Indonesia’s most influential artist and well-known for her passion for arts and heritage, Happy Salma has joined The Apurva Kempinski Bali as an “Art Advisor”. The knowledge and experience she has as an artist and art enthusiast makes her an ideal person to… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces the appointment of three new board members and the reappointment of one existing member to its board of directors

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has announced the appointment of three new board members and the reappointment of one existing member to the Brand USA board of directors. Appointments to the Brand USA board of directors are made by the U.S. Secretary of… Read the full press release

Top 10 Holiday Travel Ideas for family and Single Traveler in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The major economies being Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Uganda and upcoming Rwanda. The best airline hubs are Nairobi, Johannesburg, Cairo and Casablanca. Kenya safaris are the most sought after in the world for a long period of time. If you haven’t taken and Kenya Wildlife Safari then… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its Centenary with a heart-warming brand campaign brought to life by some of Britain’s biggest name

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — 2019 is the year that sees British Airways mark its Centenary – 100 amazing years of taking the world to Britain and Britain to the world. Launching the celebrations will be a heart-warming brand campaign featuring a love letter to Britain brought to life by some of Britain’s… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to recruit 19 candidates for this year’s apprenticeship training

Sixteen technical apprentices and three office clerk trainees are needed  Training commences on September 2, 2019  54 apprentices are currently undergoing training at Austrian Airlines  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year Austrian Airlines trains a large number of apprentices in different areas of the company. The field of aircraft engineering is particularly… Read the full press release