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

Travelport signed up over fifty agency customers across five continents to its Trip Assist white-label mobile app

app satisfies traveler demand for ‘one stop’ mobile solution Langley, U.K., 2019-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, announced today (28 May 2019) that it has now signed up over fifty agency customers across five continents to its Trip Assist white-label mobile app. Trip Assist is a branded mobile app… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Alipay announce strategic partnership

New initiative to offers better experiences for Chinese tourists visiting Thailand. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Alipay (Hangzhou) Information Technology Co., Ltd.  today (May 27, 2019) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to form a long-term strategic partnership that offers Chinese tourists more product and service… Read the full press release

Accor and meetago® announce strategic international partnership

ACCOR AND MEETAGO ARE STARTING UP A JOINT CONNECTIVITY SOLUTION, WHICH WILL BE OFFERED TO MORE THAN 1,600 MEETING HOTELS WORLDWIDE. Paris, France, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In the context of IMEX, Accor and meetago® agreed on a strategic international partnership for its core meeting and events business today. This deeper level of… Read the full press release

CWT research reveals that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser. 69% of business travelers prefer to book their flights digitally rather than have human interactions. That continues to rise for hotel reservations (78%),… Read the full press release

VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has unveiled its new visitor information centre within the City Chambers on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. VISITORS to Scotland will experience cutting edge information and inspiration as VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city on May 22nd 2019. The national tourism organisation today… Read the full press release

Ryanair becomes the first european Airline to introduce world leading pilot training safety app

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (15 May) announced a six-year deal with CEFA Aviation, a leader in flight safety and pilot training software and services, to provide world first cloud-based mobile service CEFA AMS (Aviation Mobile Services) for Ryanair’s pilot training programmes. With this new partnership, launched… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new domestic flight reservation system

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (May 14, 2019) announced the launch of a new domestic flight reservation system on its homepage, www.jal.co.jp/en. In the JAL Group Medium Term Management Plan, one of the management goals focused on improving customer satisfaction levels by the year 2020. Based on customer feedback, the… Read the full press release

Blind and visually impaired passengers can now get free 24/7 help at Gatwick via the camera on their mobile phone

Professionally trained agents now guide passengers through the airport, help them read documents or even find their bag on the luggage carousel Chair of easyJet’s Accessibility Advisory Group, Lord David Blunkett, says this: “will be life changing in terms of providing equality to passengers with no or little sight” New service is part of Gatwick’s ambition… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport deploys WeChat to be able to communicate easier with its Chinese travellers

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has been active on the leading social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for years in an effort to keep its passengers as well and as promptly informed as possible about the ins and outs at the airport. It has recently added a… Read the full press release

Oman Air introduces its revamped mobile application

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced its revamped mobile application for iOS and Android smartphones allowing its guests to organise and manage their journey on the go. Utilizing the latest innovations in mobile technology, Oman Air’s new app is a user-friendly platform… Read the full press release

RCD Hotels partners with Duetto to strengthen its all-inclusive revenue strategy

With Hard Rock and Nobu Los Cabos expected to open in summer 2019, RCD Hotels seeks a game-changing resort revenue strategy. Cancun, Mexico, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — All-inclusive resorts require a unique revenue strategy, and RCD Hotels is partnering with Duetto to have better forecasting insights and drive more revenue at their two newest… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings nominates Wei Hopeman and Vanessa Wittman for election to its Board

NORWALK, Conn., 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (March 28, 2019) announced that it has nominated Wei Hopeman, Managing Partner at Arbor Ventures, and Vanessa Wittman, who will be joining Glossier as Chief Financial Officer in April, for election to the Board at the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders in June 2019…. Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) launches three smart tourism projects

Macao, China, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) officially launched three smart tourism projects into service today (26 March), fully capitalizing on the leading technology of Alibaba Cloud on cloud computing, big data application and other areas to push forward smart tourism. The projects are expected to bring greater convenience for… Read the full press release