Apple-Featured Travel Network Boutiq Launches on Android

Berlin, DE, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutiq, “Where to go from who you know”, officially celebrates its launch on the Google Play Store today. The new App personalizes food and travel recommendations by placing your entrusted friends and network at their core. After receiving Apple App Store Travel category features in Australia 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

Constance Hotels & Resorts to bring Duetto’s cloud-based solutions to its resorts across the Indian Ocean

Poste de Flacq, Mauritius, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has partnered with Constance Hotels & Resorts to bring the firm’s cloud-based solutions to the seven Constance resorts in luxury destinations across the Indian Ocean. “Our agreement with Constance Hotels and Resorts shows the benefits of a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service

With 20 times more bandwidth, guests will be able to stream, chat, browse gate-to-gate; Also, Free Chat™ and movies now available on all Virgin America flights SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has selected Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service across its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo’s broadband 2Ku… Read the full press release

The Gatwick Airport “Community app” adopted by airports across the world; shortlisted for seven national awards

Gatwick’s Airport “Community app” ensures that multiple airlines, stakeholders and thousands of staff are in tune with the ‘common truth’ across the airport campus The app brings fragmented airport workforce together, fosters data sharing culture and instils a sense of competition – which all help to improve service for passengers Building on the success of Gatwick’s “Community… Read the full press release

dnata to provide ground handling services at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4

New partner dnata will provide T4 airlines with superior ground handling services Dubai, UAE, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ —  JFKIAT, LLC. – the company that operates Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – recently announced it has entered into an agreement with dnata, one of the world’s largest air-services organizations, to provide… Read the full press release

Concur and AirAsia Group to help businesses reduce their corporate travel spend

Washington, U.S., 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur, an SAP company and one of the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has announced a collaboration with AirAsia Group that will help Concur Travel customers access regular and exclusive corporate content from AirAsia. The latter content is available only to customers… Read the full press release

IATA and Airlines for America launch campaign on baggage tracking

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America(A4A), have launched a year-long global campaign related to baggage tracking with the goal of reducing mishandled bags in addition to increasing efficiency in baggage operations. Annually, more than 4 billion bags are carried by airlines globally. Less than 0.43… Read the full press release

IATA moves toward implementing the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced key milestones toward implementing the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). Edenred and Multiservice Technology Solutions (MSTS) were selected to implement the IATA EasyPay payment solution for travel agents in more than 100 markets. IATA also announced that Featurespace was selected to… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental to allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations through voice platform on Amazon Echo devices

Make a car rental reservation, review current reservations and retrieve receipts with the help of the popular voice-activated platform PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental today ( July 17, 2017) announced its integration with Amazon Alexa, which will allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations through the popular voice platform… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces all-new mobile application

ALL-NEW TIMELINE, EASIER BOOKING FLOW AND USER-FRIENDLY IN-APP BOARDING CARD ARE NOW AVAILABLE Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today (06. JULY, 2017) the launch of its all-new mobile application which is available for all Android and iOS users free of… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality websites again earns TÜV SÜD s@fer-shopping certification

Steigenberger and IntercityHotel booking sites fulfil “s@fer shopping” criteria Main, Germany, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The German Technical Inspection Agency TÜV SÜD has this year once again confirmed that booking hotel stays on the Deutsche Hospitality websites offers a particularly secure shopping experience. This means that the homepages of Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts… 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

BookingPal offre aux propriétaires de biens des opportunités de revenus supérieures

Santa Ana, CA, 2017-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — BookingPal, l’un des leaders internationaux des réseaux de distribution de la location de vacances, annonce un nouveau partenariat avec Arkiane. Arkiane est un concepteur de logiciel de location de vacances qui a créé “Arkiane Locations Saisonnières » et « Arkiane Power Locations Vacances”, deux systèmes de gestion… Read the full press release

RwandAir adds four payment methods for online tickets payments

Kigali, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda is pleased to announce that it has enabled Maestro, Discover, Diners and JCB credit cards for online tickets payments. The four payment methods are adding up to the existing SmartCash, VISA and Master cards. The airline’s Internet Booking Engine… Read the full press release

VisitBritain launches interactive online map of magical destinations across Britain

VisitBritain launches interactive online map of magical destinations across Britain   To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (26 June) VisitBritain is showcasing what makes Britain a magical destination. London, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — It has released an interactive online map(link is external) of magical… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub: AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide

AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Frequent flyers especially know the stress before departure: When does check-in open? What is my booking code? Will I get an aisle or window seat? ‘AirlineCheckins.com’  – a product from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub – solves… Read the full press release

Qantas: the startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program announced

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced the inaugural group of startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program. Designed in partnership with leading corporate accelerator Slingshot, AVRO gives entrepreneurs the chance to work with Qantas Group business units to develop, incubate and scale their businesses. Six start up… Read the full press release

Aeroflot honored with the TADVISER IT-PRIZE 2017 in the Mobile App of the Year nomination

Moscow, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received the prestigious TADVISER IT-PRIZE 2017 in the Mobile App of the Year nomination. The awards ceremony for companies with the most advanced IT integrations was held on May 31st at the TAdviser SummIT forum in Moscow, which brought together clients and providers of leading edge IT services. The… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia launches new website dedicated to business events

Tourism Australia launches new website dedicated to business events   SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia’s brand new website dedicated to business events, www.australia.com/businessevents will give visitors an enhanced user experience and more opportunities to connect with Australians and discover why there’s nothing like Australia for business events. Visitors to the… Read the full press release

Ryanair enhances its “Ryanair Rooms” website

Ryanair enhances its “Ryanair Rooms” website   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (17 May) launched a major upgrade to its “Ryanair Rooms” website, offering its 130m customers an even wider choice of hotel, hostel, B&B, holiday villa and homestay options, and all at the lowest prices. The… Read the full press release

London City Airport becomes the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower

London City Airport is to become the first UK airport to install a digital air traffic control tower – operational in 2019 The digital solution is a multi-million pound investment  utilising state-of-the-art 360° HD cameras and sensors on a newly constructed tower A live feed with a panoramic view of the airfield, along with sensory… Read the full press release

easyjet partners with Get Your Guide to offer more than 16,000 activities across Europe

LUTON, UK, 2017-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — easyjet partners with leading operator ‘GETYOURGUIDE’ offering more than 16,000 activities. easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has launched a new partnership offering customers tours and excursions alongside its low air fares.In partnership with “Get Your Guide” easyJet will offer customers more than 16,000 activities across Europe including destination… Read the full press release

First Bus survey: nearly half of Brits don’t know where their nearest bus stop is located

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A new poll* by First Bus has found that nearly half of Brits surveyed don’t know where their nearest bus stop is located, to take them to work. The research follows the recent news that UK drivers are spending 32 hours (almost an entire working week) stuck… Read the full press release

Stagecoach rolls out mobile ticketing across UK

Britain’s biggest bus operator rolls out mobile ticketing across UK Stagecoach Bus app offers day and weekly tickets, journey planning, next-stop information and live bus tracking Thousands of downloads of the app since its launch Tough action needed on congestion to help passengers fully benefit from bus networks PERTH, Scotland, 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

New Enterprise Car Club App Gets You Moving Faster

Missouri, U.S., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of Enterprise Car Club, the UK’s largest privately owned car club, now have access to a brand-new mobile app, available for the first time on Android as well as iOS. The app has been designed to make it even easier for users to find, book and… Read the full press release

TravelTech’s Hong Kong to London Hackathon To Be Sponsored By Travelport

Langley, U.K., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), today announced its sponsorship and involvement of the unique Hack Horizon hackathon which will give 32 participants exclusive access to its technology whilst on a flight from Hong Kong to London. Flying at 40,000 feet, 32 of the best entrepreneurs, developers, engineers and technology designers… Read the full press release

Get Enhanced Digital Lifestyle Experiences With The World’s First Hospitality Apps by Emaar Hospitality Group

Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts, Palace Downtown and Manzil Downtown Apps tailored on their guest profiles & preferences are now live; Rove Hotels App to go live shortly Integrated with backend systems to offer management teams crucial real time data for enhancing guest experience Dubai, UAE, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In… Read the full press release

Nesma Airlines’ full content will now be available to over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies in over 180 countries

Langley U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement. Nesma Airlines is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt and is a member of the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Group. Nesma Airlines operates scheduled domestic flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753

Qatar Airways Meets Requirements One Year In Advance Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA). The resolution requires the airline to track every piece… Read the full press release