Aer Lingus launches non-stop transatlantic flights from Manchester from just £179

Fares on non-stop transatlantic flights from Manchester available now at aerlingus.com from just £179 each way* Manchester, UK, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has launched its January sale on non-stop transatlantic routes from the carrier’s new northern hub in Manchester. The Irish flag carrier is brightening up January for customers planning a… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services enables online reservations for cargo

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network operator has launched a new feature that enables customers to make online reservations for their cargo. The platform enables customers check flight schedules, space availability, loadability of freight and make real-time booking of their shipment in single and… Read the full press release

KAYAK for Business integrates Southwest Airlines® into its platform

KAYAK for Business adds new features including the ability to change or cancel travel plans and pay for a trip with travel funds STAMFORD, Conn., 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Jan. 13, 2022), KAYAK for Business, KAYAK’s free corporate travel solution has integrated Southwest Airlines® into its platform making the process of booking… Read the full press release

Marriott guests can now insure their travels with Allianz Partners when booking directly on Marriott.com

Unique Plans Provide Protection for Guests’ Entire Trip BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (JANUARY 12, 2022), Marriott announced guests residing in the U.S. can seamlessly insure their domestic and international travels with Allianz Partners when booking their hotel stay on Marriott.com and the iOS version of the Marriott Bonvoy mobile app…. Read the full press release

Hyatt introduces room keys in Apple Wallet

Available today at several participating U.S. properties, the new contactless key technology enables World of Hyatt Guests to seamlessly and securely tap their iPhone or Apple Watch to unlock Chicago, IL, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 8, 2021) the introduction of room keys in Apple Wallet across the… Read the full press release

easyJet marks 10th anniversary of its award-winning mobile app with a snap 24-hour sale

Customers making flight bookings will enjoy 10% off flights across 440k seats, for 24 hours only from 9 December Great value fares are now available from just £20.99 easyJet continues to provide flexibility for flights through its Protection Promise, including fee-free flight changes to any date or destination up to 2 hours before departure London,… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with SignLive to trial new technology transforming experience for customers that use British Sign Language

British Airways is working with leading British Sign Language interpreting service to trial new technology that will transform its customer experience for those who use British Sign Language Partnership announced on International Day of People with Disabilities New technology will remove barriers to communication, enabling customers who use British Sign Language to contact the airline… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus updates its ‘Book with Confidence’ policy for bookings until 31st of January 2022

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has announced that it will update its ‘Book with Confidence’ policy for bookings until 31st of January 2022, to allow customers with upcoming bookings on any fare type to change their travel dates free of charge up to two hours before they travel* and as… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Cargo launches new digital booking platform

New digital cargo-booking platform offers visibility of space and rates with instant confirmation, 24/7 Hong Kong, China, 2021-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Cargo is launching Click & Ship, its new digital booking platform, progressively across its network starting this month. Click & Ship promises booking transparency and speed, day and night. Customers can… Read the full press release

Spanish airline World2Fly offers high-speed inflight connectivity powered by SITA’s Internet ONAIR using Inmarsat’s GX Aviation

Spain’s new long-haul airline is providing world-class connectivity onboard its Airbus A350 aircraft, powered by SITA’s Internet ONAIR using Inmarsat’s award-winning GX Aviation. Madrid, Spain, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution is now available to passengers traveling with… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport introduces online parking reservations

SAN JOSÉ , CA, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is helping travelers take the worry out of Airport parking by introducing online parking reservations. The upgrade is part of a full suite of state-of-the-art parking improvements introduced as the Airport prepares for a busy holiday travel period. Upgrades… Read the full press release

Trip.com Group becomes a corporate member of PATA

PATA CEO Liz Ortiguera and CEO of Trip.com Group Jane Sun speaking at the PATA Wellness and Luxury Travel Conference and Mart 2021 BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), is pleased to welcome Trip.com Group, a leading global travel service provider, as its newest corporate member. By… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines enhances its inflight entertainment portal

We’ve simplified connecting to our inflight portal for nonstop films, TV shows and satellite Wi-Fi; we proudly still offer the Most Movies in the Sky of any U.S. airline, including new releases SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for that trip to grandma’s house this holiday season, Alaska Airlines has… Read the full press release

Swissport launches new 3D virtual tour of its state-of-the-art cargo warehouse at Frankfurt Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport’s state-of-the-art cargo warehouse at Frankfurt Airport is now also in the digital space. Open since November 2020, the 17,000 sqm facility, complete with a certified Pharma Center, is equipped with an automated material handling system. It uses the Fair@Link yard management system and Swissport’s cargo app. Swissport… Read the full press release

UNWTO and Instagram team up to produce a ‘Tourism Recovery Playbook’

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and Instagram have joined forces to produce a ‘Tourism Recovery Playbook’, and so help destinations and business harness the power of digital and visual storytelling to reach new audiences and return to growth. This first ever partnership with Instagram forms part of UNWTO’s wider shift towards… Read the full press release

FROG & WOLF PR APPOINTED TO REPRESENT REVOLUTIONARY VIRTUAL REALITY TRAVEL APP, IGOROOM

London, United Kingdom, 2021-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — New London-based travel and lifestyle PR and marcomms agency, Frog & Wolf PR, is delighted to announce its appointment to represent Igoroom – a next-gen virtual reality travel booking app set to revolutionise the luxury online travel sector when it launches this Autumn.  Igoroom uses innovative virtual reality and artificial intelligence technology to provide users with world-first fully immersive, 360-degree virtual reality hotel and resort tours – uniquely placing… Read the full press release

Mytheresa, luxury fashion platform to open new logistics center at Leipzig/Halle Airport

The leading platform for luxury fashion Mytheresa has announced that it’ll be opening a new logistics center, directly at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany. Leipzig, Germany, 2021-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — It will be the company’s second one in addition to its headquarters in Munich. This is likely to create about 500 new jobs in… Read the full press release

OpenTable and Bumble partner to launch local guides, making planning a date easier than ever before

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With relationships heating up and fall romance in full swing, people are entering a different dating scene after more than a year of social distancing. In fact, according to a recent Bumble survey of US daters, over 45% of people are feeling both hopeful and excited about the… Read the full press release

British Airways signs long-term agreement with Daon following successful trial of mobile health pass, VeriFLY

British Airways and American Airlines were the first airlines to trial mobile digital health pass, VeriFLY by Daon Over 500,000 customers have successfully used the pass to make sure they have the right documentation ahead of their flights British Airways has extended its relationship with VeriFLY following the rollout of the technology across its network,… Read the full press release

Cathay enables customers earn rewards through its new online shopping platform

Explore thousands of carefully curated products, earn miles with every purchase and enjoy next-day delivery Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay is excited to introduce a new online shopping experience to its customers that enables them to elevate their lifestyle with a selection of carefully curated items and earn rewards along… Read the full press release

Accor launches new website to showcase its impressive collection of branded residence offerings

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED TO SHOWCASE THE GROUP’S GROWING RESIDENTIAL OFFERINGS ACROSS A VAST PORTFOLIO OF BRANDS Paris, France, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world leading hospitality group featuring one of the industry’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems, has established itself as a global leader within the red-hot branded residences sector. The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific’s next-generation shipment-tracking tool recognized at the 2021 IDC Future Enterprise Awards

The award recognises Cathay Pacific Cargo’s use of Internet of Things technology in its shipment-tracking too Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has been named “Best in Future of Connectedness” at the 2021 IDC Future Enterprise Awards for its development of Ultra Track: a next-generation track-and-trace solution that applies Internet… Read the full press release

“Discover Arkansas” October edition now available online

Little Rock, AR, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The October edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. The leaves crunch under foot, the air feels chill and…did you hear that? Welcome to “The Supernatural State.”… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport enables passengers to pre-order food in the transit area with Wolt

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is expanding its offer with a new service: it is the first in Europe to partner with Wolt and enable passengers to order in advance from restaurants and cafés at Budapest Airport. With the mobile application, fast and contactless orders can now be placed, paid… Read the full press release

Swissport announces partnership with smart baggage management solutions provider AirPortr

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The partnership between the digital platform and provider of smart baggage management solutions and the global market leader in aviation ground services marks a milestone towards contactless airport journeys, improved passenger mobility and sustainability for airports and the aviation sector at large. AirPortr, the digital platform and… Read the full press release

SITA eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight deployed in Bombardier’s newly launched Challenger 3500 business jet

Eco app, a combination of SITA’s eWAS Pilot and OptiFlight, reduces fuel burn through intelligent flight planning Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (15 Sep, 2021) announced that the newly launched Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet will offer its eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight, together dubbed the “eco app” by the Canadian aerospace… Read the full press release

Emirates launches first airline virtual reality app

Customers can explore Emirates’ First Class Suite and other signature products in full VR with industry-first, immersive and interactive experience Latest step in airline’s ambitious vision to offer realistic VR experiences for customers and fans across multiple digital platforms Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Experience Emirates’ fully-enclosed Gamechanger First Class Suites, explore… Read the full press release

Swissport further digitizes air cargo warehousing process with new cargo app

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is equipping its cargo workers with a brand-new mobile application and new handheld devices. The cargo app will further digitize the air cargo warehousing process and offers real-time visibility on cargo shipments. Already operational in the first five Swissport warehouses, the app will be rolled out… Read the full press release

Consumers’ immediate everyday needs go-to platform Gopuff now available at select Hyatt Place locations in the U.S.

The pilot program rolls out today with free deliveries at select Hyatt Place locations in the U.S., expanding the brand’s Necessities Program and bringing even more convenience to guests CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (August 30, 2021) announced a collaboration between the Hyatt Place brand and Gopuff, a go-to platform for consumers’ immediate everyday… Read the full press release

New mobile food ordering platform launches at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

Mobile Meal Delivery Service Now Available for Airport Passengers BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and the airport’s concessions developer, Fraport Maryland, have launched a new mobile ordering platform, GateWaiter, that allows travelers to order their favorite food for pickup or delivery inside the airport directly from a… Read the full press release