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Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

The National Cold War Museum launches New website

Blytheville, AR, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A website to promote the forthcoming National Cold War Museum in Blytheville, Arkansas has been launched. It is www.thenationalcoldwarmuseum.org. The website tells the story of a community vision to convert several sections of the former Eaker Air Force Base into a national visitor attraction in Arkansas. The National Cold War… Read the full press release

Agoda kicks off “Less Hassle, More Travel” brand campaign

SINGAPORE, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online digital  travel platforms, has launched its first multi-market TVC, out-of-home (OOH), digital and cross-channel advertising campaign leveraging its brand characters called “Agojis.” The campaign, built on the brand platform “Less Hassle, More Travel,” kicks off in four markets: Australia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia,… Read the full press release

Travelzoo named “Best Online Travel Deals Provider” by the British Travel Awards for the 8th year in a row

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, is delighted to be named “Best Online Travel Deals Provider” by the prestigious British Travel Awards organisation for the 8th year in a row. The incredible win was announced at the prestigious British Travel Awards last night… Read the full press release

Manchester Airports Group becomes the first airport in the UK to be certified as offering safe, child-friendly WiFi

WiFi scheme will now ensure content is appropriate for all ages at the Group’s airports at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands MAG is the first airport group to sign-up to the Government-backed scheme Manchester, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — MAG has become the first airport operator in the UK to be certified as… Read the full press release

Novotel Hotels announces global partnership with the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation — Calm

The global partnership, which features a new custom Sleep Story narrated by award-winning actress Eva Green, will be rolled out across more than 530 hotels in 60 countries. Paris, France, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, and Novotel Hotels, today (November 26, 2019) announced a multi-year global… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways introduces Alipay compatibility in China

ANA is giving passengers flying to or from select Chinese airports the option to receive compensation in case of cancellation or delay caused by the bad weather through Alipay. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is giving passengers flying to… Read the full press release

OpenTable and Capital One Financial Corporation to offer cardholders access to top dining destinations across the U.S.

Premium Access reservations open up prime time weekend dining times to Capital One credit cardholders SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), and Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) partnered to offer Capital One credit cardholders access to hard-to-get reservations at prime dining times… Read the full press release

OpenTable partners with Postmates to bring even more delivery and pick-up options to diners

More and more Americans are dining out and turning to delivery due to burn out and for convenience OpenTable expands on delivery with the addition of Postmates and estimated delivery times SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today released new… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new feature on its app called Airport maps

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has launched a new feature on its app called Airport maps which will allow customers to navigate seamlessly through the airport. The Airport maps can detect the user’s location (via Bluetooth and wifi) and provide point to point navigation through all touchpoints of the airport including… Read the full press release

Alliance Reservations Network adds new feature enhancements to its popular group hotel booking platform

ARN’s hotel booking platform Group Productivity Solution adds new industry-leading features designed to simplify the group booking process ORLANDO, FL, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Alliance Reservations Network, which was recently acquired by RCI, the world’s largest vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), has added four new feature enhancements to its popular group… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport app latest version offers Home-to-gate travel information

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Real time travel information taking you from home to departure gate is now available through the latest version of the Auckland Airport app. Designed to take the stress out of airport departures and arrivals, for the first time the revamped app creates a personalised itinerary for the… Read the full press release

SFO launched new online tool to allow users to track aircraft noise

Web-based system, available to the public, allows users to view flight tracks and noise around Airport SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has launched a new online tool to allow users to track aircraft noise. The new Aircraft Noise Tracker, available to the public, gives users… Read the full press release

Hinge and OpenTable partner to help daters choose the perfect date spot

Survey Reveals Over 86 Percent of Respondents Feel Stressed When Trying to Find a Restaurant for a Date Date Night Matchmaker Feature Offers Personalized Restaurant Recommendations SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cuffing season is upon us and to help couples and singles alike prepare, Hinge, the dating app designed to be deleted, part… Read the full press release

VLeisure Launches New Credit Service, Empowering Travel Agents Through Greater Financial Control

VLeisure credit to free up agency funds, driving more sales for their business. London, UK, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — VLeisure the one-stop B2B travel marketplace connecting travel agents with inventory in over 147 countries, today announced a new credit service that will empower travel buyers.  Using VLeisure credit, agencies will be able to buy products… Read the full press release

Fairytrail Dating App Matches Singles Who Love Adventures

San Francisco, CA, USA, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Heralded as a “revolutionary dating app” by its users, Fairytrail is a dating app for remote workers, digital nomads, and people passionate about travel. With 8 levels of safety, it provides a dating platform for single people to match with one another, then match on recommended tours…. Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines connects with its Guests via the messaging application WhatsApp

New texting and messaging solution also allows Guests to ask questions, modify travel and make reservations in English and Spanish starting September 1 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the United States, continues its commitment to invest in the Guest experience with an industry-leading technology to connect… Read the full press release

STAY CONNECTED WITH AIR FRANCE’S NEW DIGITAL SERVICES

“OK Google, speak to Air France…” Paris, France, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is meeting the needs of its increasingly connected customers by offering them its services on different vocal assistant platforms. Wherever they are in the world, Air France customers can now check the status of their flight, consult departure and arrival… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport provides passengers with easy access to information with the launch of Gatwick chatbot

Gatwick chatbot’ provides flight information, flight specific notifications, and information on airport shops, restaurants and other facilities Currently responds to passenger queries in English but service will be extended to other languages next year Gatwick plans to enable the service on other chat platforms including WhatsApp and Apple Business Messenger in the future LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

Hyatt enhances Hyatt mobile app with new features

Redesigned app unlocks new experiences for World of Hyatt members CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (August 1, 2019) announced a redesigned World of Hyatt mobile app with new features that enable loyalty members to customize their stays and provide a more seamless experience throughout their travel journey. Available on both iOS… Read the full press release

IATA announces the launch of the NDC Matchmaker

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the NDC Matchmaker, a free web-based tool to bring more visibility to travel distribution stakeholders that are collaborating on implementations of the New Distribution Capability (NDC). The NDC Matchmaker enables airlines, travel sellers and content aggregators (such as global… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality Customer Service now can also be reached via WhatsApp Business

Deutsche Hospitality adds WhatsApp Business to its communication channels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of a pilot cooperation project, Deutsche Hospitality Customer Service can also be reached via WhatsApp Business with immediate effect. This innovative concept is the result of Deutsche Hospitality’s collaboration with Facebook and its marketing… Read the full press release

OpenTable to offer delivery and pick-up options through partnership with Caviar, Grubhub and Uber Eats

Caviar, Grubhub, Uber Eats partnerships enable delivery and pick-up through OpenTable’s app SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today announced that it has partnered with Caviar, Grubhub and Uber Eats to offer delivery and pick-up options at thousands of restaurants on OpenTable’s newly updated… Read the full press release

Boeing introduces Jeppesen Mobile QuickClear to simplify U.S. Customs and Border Protection processes for pilots

Mobile QuickClear application simplifies U.S. Customs and Border Protection processes for business and general aviation pilots OSHKOSH, Wis., 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has introduced a new digital application, Jeppesen Mobile QuickClear. This application, created in partnership with Airside Mobile for encryption and data management services, simplifies the international clearance process with… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group launches new multi-brand and mobile-first global website, RadissonHotels.com

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest hotel groups, is proud to launch its new multi-brand and mobile-first global website, RadissonHotels.com, which also serves as the unique platform for Radisson Rewards members. Complementing the revamped site will be the Radisson Hotels App, available by the end of… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches a custom app-based wellbeing challenge, TakeCare Level30

With an award-winning culture of promoting employee wellbeing, Marriott invites guests, job seekers and the general public to join its annual challenge and live well for 90-days. Bethesda, MD, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International announced today (07/15/2019) the launch of TakeCare Level30, a custom app-based wellbeing challenge available for guests and associates… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new online service where customers can earn and redeem miles at Hotels and Online Retailers around the World

Earn and Redeem Miles at Hotels and Online Retailers around the World Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has launched a new online service where customers can earn and redeem miles on hotel bookings, car rentals, and online shops providing a mileage service that offers convenience and incredible value to their… Read the full press release

Kansas City Aviation Department launches new website to track construction progress of the new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department today (6/18/2019) launched an expanded website, BuildKCI.com, to track construction progress over the next four years of the new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport. The site’s URL and an introductory splash page were previously announced during the groundbreaking in March… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways selects Amadeus Altéa passenger service system (PSS) to enhance passenger experience

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways will shift its passenger service system (PSS) to Amadeus Altéa solutions which will include reservations, inventory, ticketing and departure control capabilities. The new system will help the airline enhance passenger experience by delivering more consistent and personalized customer services, and improve operational efficiency. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth,… Read the full press release

OpenTable partners with Upserve to connect dining habits, preferences and reservations to elevate hospitality

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today ( June 5, 2019) announced an industry-first partnership with Upserve, a full-service Restaurant Management Platform. The partnership allows data and guest insights to flow in real-time both ways between OpenTable’s GuestCenter operating system and… Read the full press release