3rd annual Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon raised over £50,000 for charity

350 runners from across Team Heathrow raised over £50,000 for charity Four local and national charities set to receive the donations from this year’s event LONDON, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its third year, Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon has raised over £50,000 for charity. 350 runners from across team Heathrow competed in… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport staff and friends braved strong winds for the 110km charity cycle

Shannon, Ireland, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport staff and friends had a sense of a job well done on Saturday afternoon after just short of 130 of them braved strong morning winds to complete the annual 110km charity cycle. The satisfaction was ultimately gleaned from raising much needed funds for two charities –… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland Attorney Danny Wan led the Oakland Pride celebration as Legacy Grand Marshal

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Port of Oakland Attorney Danny Wan led the Oakland Pride celebration as Legacy Grand Marshal yesterday. He was given the honor for his significant contributions to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. “I’m deeply honored to receive this recognition for the work of promoting greater LGBT… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels supports Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery and relief efforts

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is donating up to 1,250 free hotel nights to the American Red Cross and Boys & Girls Clubs of America to assist first responders, volunteers and families displaced by recent natural disasters including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “Our thoughts go… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to speak at the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference

Texas, U.S., 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference. Cowen will be webcasting the audio presentation live, and a link to the webcast will be made available via the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest Airlines website. Details of the… Read the full press release

Delaware North Sportservice to open two new dining destinations at the Little Caesars Arena: District Market

Kid Rock brings his first restaurant concept to Detroit, Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit, featuring local beer and craft cocktails, artist memorabilia and live music with a specific focus on local talent   Detroit-focused food market, The District Market, to offer variety of distinctive food stations, cocktails and coffee from Zingerman’s Buffalo N.Y., 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality becomes the Hospitality Partner for the World Tourism Day celebrations in Doha this September

Qatar, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Doha this September with the support of Katara Hospitality as Hospitality Partner, organisers Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) announced today. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and… Read the full press release

Stagecoach adds Apple Pay and Android Pay to its Bus smartphone app

Additional payment methods delivering more choice and easier travel for customers Millions also already benefitting from contactless bus travel as part of UK roll-out Scotland, UK, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is delivering even more convenient bus travel for passengers across the country with the addition of Apple Pay and Android Pay through the… Read the full press release

Jack London Square to host new Grilled Cheese Block Party this Saturday September 19

Event to feature a variety of grilled cheese dishes, craft beers, and music Oakland, Calif., 2017-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square is home to the new Grilled Cheese Block Party, this Saturday, as part of its summer series of food-themed events. From Noon to 6 PM, attendees can sample cheese-inspired dishes. Organizers expect more… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s quality of assistance for disabled passengers rated “good” in CAA’s Airport Accessibility Report 2016/17

LONDON, 2017-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has improved its rating of London City Airport’s quality of assistance for disabled passengers, recognising its provision of help as “good” in the Airport Accessibility Report 2016/17, published today (Friday 11 August). It follows several measures introduced by London City in the… Read the full press release

New CAA report reveals quality of service for disabled travellers at major UK airports

Numbers of UK passengers with a disability travelling by air grows by more than two thirds since 2010 – far exceeding overall passenger growth over the same period New CAA report shows majority of UK airports offer ‘very good’ or ‘good’ service for disabled travellers but East Midlands, Exeter, Heathrow and Manchester, are rated ‘poor’… Read the full press release

2017 Cuisine Good Food Awards: Pacifica named the best restaurant in New Zealand

Pacifica, on the east coast of the North Island has been named the best restaurant in New Zealand. ‍New Zealand, 2017-Aug-13— /Travel PR News/ — Pacifica in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island has been named the best restaurant in the country in New Zealand’s most prestigious restaurant awards. The 2017 Cuisine… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards celebrates its 60th anniversary under new title sponsorship

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Do you know someone in your local community who always goes the extra mile to help keep the area at its ‘Best Kept’? If so, the Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary under new title sponsorship, has issued a final call to… Read the full press release

Qatar grants visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries

Number of nationalities eligible to enter visa-free highest in region Qatar considering further enhancements to visa policy, including waiver for holders of visa/resident permit for GCC and Schengen countries, as well as UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches brand new dedicated 24/7 Twitter channel

New dedicated 24/7 Twitter channel to enhance passengers’ customer service experience Hailed as ‘the world’s favourite airline’ on Facebook DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Getting in touch with Qatar Airways’ Customer Service team has been made even easier today thanks to the launch of a brand new dedicated 24/7 Twitter channel. Although… Read the full press release

LAWA: Van Nuys Airport earns level 2 reduction in Airport Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation program

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Van Nuys Airport (VNY) becomes the only general aviation airport to hold level 2 reduction in Airport Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation program furthering the airport’s goal to become a greener, cleaner and more efficient airport for all stakeholders. The Airport Carbon Accreditation program recognizes airports worldwide… Read the full press release

The American magazine Global Traveler recognized Portuguese wines served in TAP Executive Class

Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American magazine Global Traveler awarded gold and bronze to the wines served in Executive Class The American magazine Global Traveler has awarded first and third places to the wines that TAP serves in its executive class. The gold went to TAP for its sparkling wine Luís Pato… Read the full press release

Paintings by Columbus artist Adrian Sibley now on display in John Glenn Columbus International Airport

COLUMBUS, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ —  Paintings by Columbus artist Adrian Sibley are now on display in John Glenn Columbus International Airport’s Gateway to the Arts. “Most forms of art are spell casting in a sense,” said Sibley. “I paint to put the viewer of my work in a different frame of consciousness. My ultimate… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport launches new food donation program “SFO Unites Against Hunger”

SFO Partners with Waste No Food to connect airport restaurant donors with local charities San Francisco, 2017-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the launch of a new food donation program, titled “SFO Unites Against Hunger”, which partners with web-based marketplace Waste No Food to connect airport restaurants who… Read the full press release

IATA calls on Mexico to apply global standards for the management of airport slots

Montreal, Canada— /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Mexico to apply global standards for the management of airport slots to maximize the country’s air infrastructure and ensure its flourishing air industry remains competitive. The recently-proposed slot system by Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission COFECE deviates from global standards in the… Read the full press release

Swissport’s operational activities in the Netherlands awarded with the IATA CEIV pharma certification

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With the increasing flow of Life Science & Healthcare shipments over the past few years, maintaining a stable and secure supply chain requires specific equipment, storage facilities, harmonized handling procedures and above all, strong cooperation among the cool chain partners. Swissport The Netherlands started to develop a dedicated… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Boston launches pop-up dining space, Ceviche@MO featuring tasting menu of fresh New England seafood

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston is delighted to announce the debut of a pop-up dining space, Ceviche@MO, located in the hotel’s stylish Lobby Lounge, featuring a tasting menu of fresh New England seafood. An inviting place to gather socially and unwind after a busy day in Back Bay, guests can enjoy… Read the full press release

Commercial Times recognized Mandarin Oriental, Taipei with “Best Service: Gold Award” and “Best of the Best Award”

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has received two awards from prestigious Taiwan financial newspaper, Commercial Times, at the 2017 Taiwan Service Awards. The hotel won “Best Service: Gold Award” in the hotel category and “Best of the Best Award” at Taiwan’s “Oscars” for the service industry. The hotel’s Duty Manager, Tien… Read the full press release

Enterprise marks the fifth anniversary of its partnership with Athlete Network

St. Louis, 2017-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings Inc., the largest car rental company in the world, is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its national partnership with Athlete Network (formerly Career Athletes). Athlete Network gives the company access to more than 500 university athletic departments and enables it to network with current and former student athletes… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong hosts “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” at HKIA

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) celebrated the launch of “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” today. Hosted by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) for the third consecutive year, the four-month event treats passengers from around the world to an array of exhibitions and performances, showcasing… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport 2016/17: setting new annual records

Air traffic services and facilities growth enter new stage with strong emphasis on people development Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) enjoyed a fruitful year in 2016/17, setting new annual records in all three air traffic figures. During the fiscal year, passenger traffic rose 1.1% to 70.5 million,… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport expansion: nine projects funded from the Marine Ecology and Fisheries Enhancement Funds

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — More than HK$7 million in total has been granted from the Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund (MEEF) and Fisheries Enhancement Fund (FEF) to nine projects for a 12-month period starting from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. The MEEF and FEF are independent funds set up in… Read the full press release

ALPA unveils new website clearedtodream.org; a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to become a professional airline pilot

Washington DC, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) unveiled a new website this week, clearedtodream.org, which serves as a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to become a professional airline pilot. The website, launched by ALPA’s Education Committee, continues the Association’s long-standing “Cleared to Dream” initiative of providing aspiring aviators with… Read the full press release

flydubai rolls out new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation

Dubai, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai is excited to announce today the roll out of a new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation. The new design will be worn by more than 2,500 uniformed staff across the flydubai network; including Pilots, Cabin Crew, Training, Engineering and Maintenance staff as… Read the full press release

Thailand’s three water parks listed among the Top 10 in Asia by TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Thailand’s fun-filled water parks have been listed as among the Top 10 in Asia by renowned travel website TripAdvisor in their 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards. The Ramayana Water Park in Pattaya took the third spot in the Top 10 Water Parks in Asia with the Black… Read the full press release