Oman Air introduces low-cost fare option designed for passengers who travel light

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing to meet the evolving needs of its passengers, Oman Air has introduced Super Saver, a brand-new category of Economy Class fare that offers greater choice and more value than ever. Designed for those who travel light, the low-cost option allows passengers to opt for no check-in… Read the full press release

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs and Emirates approve biometric data usage to improve airport experience

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In collaboration with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA), Emirates airline is now offering international travellers the opportunity to speed up their airport experience by consenting to the use of biometric data. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Lieutenant General Mohamed Ahmed… Read the full press release

New partnership enables British Airways Executive Club Members collect Avios through the Uber App

London, UK, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Uber users will soon be able to collect Avios on every journey they take by car, coach or train booked via the Uber app, by simply linking their British Airways Executive Club and Uber accounts. From later this month, Members of the airline’s loyalty programme will be… Read the full press release

PRM Assist, an app that empowers people with reduced mobility, launches at Bristol Airport

London, UK, 2022-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — OCS are proud to announce the launch of PRM Assist at Bristol Airport, making it the first Airport in the UK to launch the innovative mobile application solution. PRM Assist is a new assistance booking software that allows passengers requiring assistance to book assistance for all their… Read the full press release

Air Canada Cargo joins the CargoWise platform to enhance its digital capabilities

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada Cargo today (September 27, 2022) announced that it has become the first North American carrier to join the CargoWise platform as it continues to enhance its digital capabilities. The integration of CargoWise as an eBooking platform will allow customers to have real-time access to schedules,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo partners with WebCargo to enhance user experience and booking efficiency

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo is adding a new channel for its customers around the world to directly access and book its flights for cargo shipments, in a digital-led move to enhance user experience and booking efficiency. Working with WebCargo by Freightos, the industry’s largest air cargo booking platform, Emirates… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International to centralize all of its proprietary profitability tools in a new on-demand, mobile-friendly platform aimed at its hotel owners

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH),–one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, is building on its longstanding commitment to increasing owner profitability with a free resource for its hotel owners: Your Key to Profit. Launching in the fourth quarter of 2022, the new platform will centralize all Choice’s proprietary profitability… Read the full press release

Northstar Travel Group launches new travel smartphone app

Rutherford, New Jersey, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Northstar Travel Group has announced today (Sept 13, 2022) the unveiling of a new travel smartphone app with the technology and expertise of Itoorer, a developer of global technology solutions for travel connectivity. The Mobeo travel app allows the traveler to stay connected with enabled internet… Read the full press release

SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration to support Jamaica in clearing passengers for travel pre-departure

Digital Travel Declaration will allow travelers to submit all travel and health documentation required for entry into Jamaica through a single platform. Kingston, Jamaica, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Top Caribbean tourist destination Jamaica will adopt SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration solution allowing travelers to submit all immigration, customs, and health documentation required for entry… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines introduces new travel portal Southwest Business Assist™

Carrier reveals Southwest Business Assist which brings new features and capabilities for Corporate Travel Buyers and Travel Decision Makers to better manage business travel on Southwest Airlines DALLAS, TX, 2022-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Aug 15, 2022) announced it is making it easier than ever to manage business travel… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels introduces new payment solution to make booking easier for business travelers

New industry-leading direct invoicing option streamlines booking and billing process for corporate travelers ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is making the process for business travelers booking rooms at  more than 5,000 domestic properties easier than ever through its new Choice Direct Pay program. With this new comprehensive offering,… Read the full press release

IATA launches new online platform to help identify potential security risks and threats to operations and businesses

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of AVSEC Insight, an online platform offering users a comprehensive range of timely, open-source, information to aid in identifying potential security risks and threats to their operations and businesses. “Monitoring risks is both difficult and time-consuming, particularly for airlines… Read the full press release

OpenTable becomes a preferred restaurant technology provider to Marriott International

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, signed a global agreement to become a preferred restaurant technology provider to Marriott International. Currently, OpenTable serves more than 1,400 restaurants operated by Marriott hotels in properties across 56 countries throughout the world. The agreement will make it easier for restaurants located… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines updates flight tracker with Destination Reels

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — At Southwest Airlines, we’re on a journey to enhance our Customer Experience to better connect people to what’s important in their lives through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel. As part of this commitment, we’re investing in several improvements to modernize and simplify the Customer Experience. We are excited… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts launches all-new IHG One Rewards app

Entirely redesigned app offers speed, simplicity and exclusive benefits for IHG One Rewards Members Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The world is on the move and as guests embark on this new era of travel, IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has launched an all-new IHG One Rewards… Read the full press release

Top 3 Best Train Apps for Indian Railway Passengers

Mumbai, India, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you looking forward to a train journey and want to be informed of all train-related information in just a single power-packed application? Many packed-with-features rail enquiry apps are available to make your journey easy and hassle-free. These apps can help you make your journey comfortable. You… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy releases an enhanced version of its Android mobile app

Includes New Booking Options, Enhanced Customization and Tailored Ways to Earn and Redeem Points Toward Free Nights and Experiences BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s award-winning travel program and marketplace, has released a redesigned, more intuitive version of its Android mobile app, just in time for the anticipated busy… Read the full press release

Priceline launches Summer Sale and expands VIP Loyalty program called VIP Family

Priceline offers more ways to save as consumers gear up for what’s expected to be a record travel season  NORWALK, Conn., 2022-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Appetite for travel is high this summer and the industry is on track for a record season. But with inflation and rising gas prices, getting away for a… Read the full press release

HMSHost and OpenTable team up to enable online reservations at 15 restaurants across 7 US airports

Partnership includes 15 restaurants across 7 US airports BETHESDA, Md., 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has announced they are partnering with OpenTable, a comprehensive restaurant platform (and part of Booking Holdings Inc., NASDAQ: BKNG) to power virtual waitlists at over a dozen HMSHost airport restaurant locations in 7 airports nationwide. Up next, the… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces loyalty program Aeroplan members can now earn points for eligible LCBO purchases

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroplan, Canada’s leading travel loyalty program, and the LCBO, one of the world’s largest buyers and retailers of beverage alcohol, are pleased to announce that Aeroplan members can now earn Aeroplan points for eligible purchases made on LCBO.com and the LCBO app, in addition to eligible purchases… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts partners with Strava to reward fitness enthusiasts through Month-Long Global ‘RunWESTIN Challenge’

With 20 Million Marriott Bonvoy Points Up for Grabs, Westin and Strava Kick Off Month-Long Global ‘RunWESTIN Challenge’ Beginning June 1 BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A champion of Global Running Day, Westin Hotels & Resorts – part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands – today (MAY 31, 2022)… Read the full press release

SITA to securely integrate SNCF Voyageurs’s back-office activities to its partner airlines

Seamless integration of rail and airline systems provides a smoother journey for passengers. Paris, France, 2022-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As more airlines operating in France offer their passengers train and air ticketing options, French rail operator SNCF Voyageurs has reconfirmed SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, to securely and… Read the full press release

CLT provides free visual interpreting service to assist passengers who are blind or have low vision

Technology Provides Free Navigation Services to Passengers Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Charlotte, North Carolina, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — CLT passengers who are blind or have low vision now have free access to the visual interpreting service Aira, which acts as an assistant to help navigate the terminal and answer questions…. Read the full press release

momondo and Direct Ferries in new partnership to enable ferry price comparisons in the Nordics

London, UK, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — momondo, the global travel metasearch site, announced a partnership with Direct Ferries, the world’s leading ferry ticket booking site. Direct Ferries’ proprietary white label booking engine, Ferries Connect, will enable momondo’s users in Denmark and Sweden to compare prices, routes and times on ferries in addition to flights,… Read the full press release

Agoda to offer interest-free credit card installments across its booking platform in partnership with Visa

This is part of the company’s efforts to diversify payment options to suit all traveller needs  SINGAPORE, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel platform Agoda, today (May 11, 2022 ) announced its partnership with Visa, the world leader in digital payments, to offer interest-free credit card installments across its booking platform. Agoda will… Read the full press release

Delta på det tredje CASSINI HACKATHON, og se hvordan dine idéer kan være med å utvikle turismen i Norge

Vi trenger flere kreative hoder! Let’s (Re)Visit Europe in Style. KRISTIANSAND, Norge, 2022-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Det tredje CASSINI HACKATHON, som vil finne sted 12.-14. mai, er et event som arrangeres på 10 lokasjoner i Europa samtidig. Deltagerne vil få en unik mulighet til å bruke data og signaler fra EUs programmer Copernicus,… Read the full press release

CASSINI Hackathon: (Ri)visitiamo l’Europa con stile. Una sfida per l’Italia sulla salvaguardia ambientale e la digitalizzazione nel settore del turismo

(Ri)visitiamo l’Europa con stile. Una sfida per l’Italia, organizzata da Lazio Innova, sulla salvaguardia ambientale e la digitalizzazione nel settore del turismo ROMA, Italia, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Sono aperte le iscrizioni per partecipare alla terza edizione del CASSINI Hackathon, la competizione lanciata dalla Commissione europea per stimolare l’uso delle tecnologie spaziali e… Read the full press release

Συμμετάσχετε στο 3ο CASSINI Hackathon για να ανακαλύψετε πώς οι ιδέες σας μπορούν να βοηθήσουν στην προστασία του τουρισμού στην Ελλάδα

ΑΘΗΝΑ, Ελλάδα, 2022-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Το 3ο CASSINI Hackathon, το οποίο έχει προγραμματιστεί για τις 12-14 Μαΐου, είναι μια πανευρωπαϊκή εκδήλωση η οποία θα αντιμετωπίσει κατά μέτωπο σημαντικές παγκόσμιες προκλήσεις στον τομέα των ταξιδιών και του τουρισμού με τη βοήθεια του Διαστημικού Προγράμματος της ΕΕ. Με την ένταξή τους στο Hackathon, οι… Read the full press release

Rejoignez-nous au 3e Hackathon CASSINI et découvrez comment vos idées pourraient assurer l’avenir du tourisme en France

NîMES, France, 2022-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Le 3e Hackathon CASSINI aura lieu du 12 au 14 mai. Cet événement de portée européenne s’attaquera, avec l’aide du Programme spatial de l’UE, aux grands défis mondiaux dans le secteur du voyage et du tourisme. Dans 10 régions d’Europe, les participants au Hackathon bénéficieront de l’opportunité… Read the full press release

Nehmen Sie am 3. CASSINI Hackathon in Der Science Park Graz (SPG), Österreich

GRAZ, Österreich, 2022-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — 3. CASSINI Hackathon zur Neubelebung des Tourismus: Stellen Sie sich der Herausforderung! Europa stilvoll (neu) entdecken. Der 3. CASSINI Hackathon vom 12.-14. Mai ist eine europaweite Veranstaltung, die das EU-Weltraumprogramm nutzt, um wichtige globale Herausforderungen der Tourismusbranche zu bewältigen. Durch ihre Teilnahme am Hackathon erhalten die TeilnehmerInnen… Read the full press release