Frankfurt Airport significantly increases flight services to major European cities and popular vacation destinations, with extensive anti-infection measures in place

Range of routes extended, especially to major European cities Frankfurt Airport implements extensive anti-infection measures so flights can resume Terminal 1 remains the focal point of passenger handling Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Flight services at Frankfurt Airport are being stepped up significantly from the first week in June. They… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin 2023 to showcase growing medical tourism industry, with experts and exhibitors from around the world in attendance

For the first time, national and international experts are represented in their own hall (26c) – Exhibitor numbers from Turkey are especially high – Medical tourism is becoming increasingly important in society Berlin, Germany, 2023-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — It represents a promising growth market in the tourism industry: at ITB Berlin 2023 from… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to unveil significant network announcement at ITB Berlin 2023

The World’s Best Airline will spotlight its expansion plans at the world-leading travel trade show, taking place from 7-9 March 2023 DOHA, Qatar, 2023-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, will once again participate in the world’s largest travel and trade event ITB Berlin, from 7-9 March 2023, and is planning to make a… Read the full press release

Tourism Minister launches Better Work Action Plan to strengthen New Zealand’s tourism workforce

Wellington, New Zealand, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Minister Peeni Henare has today (1 March 2023) launched the Better Work Action Plan, aimed at making the tourism workforce stronger, more sustainable, and resilient. TIA Chair Gráinne Troute, Industry co-chair of the Tourism Industry Transformation Plan partnership which created the plan, says: “The Action… Read the full press release

Cebu Pacific Launches Month-Long Seat Sale to Celebrate 27th Anniversary

As low as PHP199 one-way base fare on domestic destinations this March Manila, Philippines, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific (CEB: PSE) passengers are in for a special treat as the Philippines’ leading airline launches its “March Pinabongga” month-long seat sale in celebration of its 27th anniversary. From 10AM on March 1 until… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy partners with Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team to offer VIP experiences through its travel program

Marriott Bonvoy Moments packages are now live for the Miami race weekend in May 2023, with more VIP experiences to come at 10+ races around the globe exclusively for Marriott Bonvoy members BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands and award-winning travel program, and… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches funding to support airspace modernisation projects

LONDON, UK, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today (March 01 2023) launched its next round of funding to help support airspace modernisation projects across the United Kingdom. Airspace modernisation is essential to making sure that invisible piece of the UK’s national infrastructure – the road of the skies… Read the full press release

Ving Launches New Non-Stop Charter Service to Cyprus from Umeå Airport Ahead of Summer Season

Stockholm, Sweden, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In time for the summer season, Ving is launching a welcome new air link in the form of non-stop charter service to Cyprus from Umeå Airport. Starting April 28, the tour operator Ving, in partnership with Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA), will offer departures every Friday from early to late summer… Read the full press release

W Maldives and one-Michelin star Haoma serve up culinary paradise on heart-shaped island

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — W Maldives and one-Michelin star Haoma’s collaboration from February 20 to 22, was a hit as guests enjoyed unique culinary experiences at the heart-shaped island paradise. The partnership, which featured the coming together of Chef Deepanker “DK” Khosla, and the chefs at W Maldives, consisted of two… Read the full press release

JOALI BEING Welcomes Expert Visiting Practitioners for Ultimate Wellness Experience in 2023

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — JOALI BEING is welcoming expert visiting practitioners throughout 2023 to enable guests to take their wellbeing journeys to a new level, bringing them closer to experiencing the joy of weightlessness. Beginning in January, guests at JOALI BEING will be able to immerse themselves in transformative sessions with… Read the full press release

OBLU Maldives Resorts Hosts an Educational Underwater Marine Tour for Local Students

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — OBLU Xperience Ailafushi and OBLU SELECT Lobigili organized a memorable under ocean marine tour on 23 February 2023 for 14 students from Jamaluddin School. The students along with four teachers arrived at Ailafushi island at 15:30. After a warm welcome by the resort management, they were escorted to Only BLU Under… Read the full press release

Experience the Sunny Side of Life: Visit Maldives Launches Social Media Competition to Select Participants for the 2023 Storytellers’ Conference

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/Visit Maldives) is excited to announce that the social media competition to select 50+ participants for MMPRC’s largest event held in the Maldives this year, the Visit Maldives Storytellers’ Conference 2023, is now open! The competition will be open from 27th… Read the full press release

Flughafen Wien AG Soars to New Heights with Strong Profit Jump in 2022

Strong jump in profits in 2022: Flughafen Wien AG demonstrates its strength following the coronavirus-related downturn   Business results in 2022: net profit of € 128.1 million (2021: € 6.6 million), revenue up to € 692.7 million (2021: € 407.0 million), EBITDA almost doubles to € 295.9 million (2021: € 154.4 million) About € 800… Read the full press release

PATA Predicts Strong Annual Increase in Inbound Visitors to Asia Pacific in 2023

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The latest forecasts from the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) predict strong annual increases in inbound visitor numbers for Asia Pacific under each of the mild, medium, and severe scenarios in 2023, with growth rates ranging from 71% under the latter scenario conditions to as much as 104%… Read the full press release

Hilton’s upscale brand, DoubleTree, to debut in Nagpur with new hotel opening in 2026

Nagpur, India, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (March 1, 2023) announced it will bring its fast-growing upscale hotel brand to The Orange City for the first time with DoubleTree by Hilton Nagpur. Signing with Abhijit Realtors and Infrastructure Private Limited, the announcement marks the entry of DoubleTree in Maharashtra’s third-largest city. Scheduled… Read the full press release

Hilton Garden Inn Celebrates Milestone 50th Property in Greater China and Tripled Footprint Plans

The award‑winning upscale focused service brand continues to draw owners and guests, with a strong focus on regionalization to further grow the development pipeline to more than 100 properties SINGAPORE, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Garden Inn, the upscale focused service brand of leading global hospitality company Hilton (NYSE: HLT), has announced the opening of… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport reports stronger-than-expected first-half-year results due to post-pandemic travel boom

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The transition to a post-pandemic environment with significantly more people travelling through Christchurch Airport has resulted in the airport company recording a stronger than forecast first half year result to 31 Dec 2022. A revitalised city with new infrastructure such as Te Pae, and attractions like… Read the full press release

Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming Release 2023 Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Fifty Years Forward, Demonstrating their Progress towards United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming today announced the release of its 2023 Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Fifty Years Forward. Social purpose has propelled Hard Rock since its inception in 1971, guided by its founding mottos: Love All-Serve All, All Is One, Save The Planet, and Take Time… Read the full press release

The Peninsula Hotels to Offer Guests a Taste of “All Things Turkish” with New Culinary Creations

Istanbul, Turkey, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — To coincide with the recent opening of The Peninsula Istanbul, The Peninsula’s stunning new hotel along the Bosphorus, The Peninsula will invite guests at all its properties to sample the artistry of Turkish cuisine. Türkiye is a country with a vibrant history and a tradition of incredible… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Takes First Class to New Heights with Private “Suite Plus” Cabins

Double suite in First and Business Seven different choices in the new Business Class “Allegris” product generation: new seats and new travel experience in all classes on long-haul routes CEO Lufthansa Airlines Jens Ritter: “Every guest has their own understanding of premium, which is why we focus on maximum individuality and exclusivity.” Cologne, Germany, 2023-Mar-01… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts to Open Hotel Indigo Palau, Showcasing the Republic of Palau’s Pristine Marine Paradise

Hotel Indigo Palau will be IHG’s third hotel in Micronesia when it opens in late 2024 DENHAM, UK, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed a management agreement with Palau Coral Club, to open Hotel Indigo Palau at the end of 2024. Hotel Indigo Palau will boast an outstanding location… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands UK & Ireland Presence with Nine New Hotels Across Brands

UK signings and openings cement IHG brand family as brands of choice for owners and guests DENHAM, UK, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, strengthens its powerhouse status in the UK & Ireland with the addition of nine new hotels. These new additions illustrate… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces major changes to management committee as it gears up for growth and renewal

Sydney, Australia, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group is announcing changes to its Group Management Committee, as the national carrier moves into a new phase of growth and renewal. In summary, the changes are: Andrew David, who is CEO of Qantas Domestic and International, will retire from the Group in September 2023…. Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways becomes a Major Partner of Japan Football Association to support national team tours and promote social issues awareness

ANA and the Japan Football Association have reached a basic agreement on the promotional “JFA Major Partner” contract. In addition to supporting the Japan national team’s domestic and international tours, ANA will participate in social and sustainability initiatives. The agreement will run from February 27, 2023 to December 31, 2026. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group Streamlines Meetings and Events Booking with Innovative Online Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group continues its strategic digital transformation with the expansion of its innovative real-time, self-service online booking platform for meetings and events. Book it easy is now available across all key conference hotels in EMEA. This best-in-class digital solution allows meeting and event organizers to save hours of… Read the full press release

Climb to New Heights at Changi Airport’s Newest Attraction: Climb@T3

The 8-metre-high Climb@T3 wall will open on 4 March. From more challenging climbs to guided sessions for new climbers and children, Changi’s rock wall has something for all climbers SINGAPORE, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A new sport climbing attraction will open in Changi Airport as part of Changi Airport Group (CAG)’s continuous effort… Read the full press release

The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry Launches Two Books to Celebrate 50 Years of Tourism, Documenting the Evolution of Resort Architecture and the Tourism Industry in the Island Nation

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In light of 2022 being the Golden Jubilee of Tourism, The Maldives Association of Tourism Industry (MATI) launched 2 books titled – “Maldivian Resort Architecture – 50 years of island resorts” authored by Mr. Mauroof Jameel (Book Preview) which documents the architectural evolution of the Maldivian Resorts and… Read the full press release

Hotel Industry Struggles with Staffing Shortages, Offers Incentives to Attract Hires, According to American Hotel & Lodging Association Survey

79% of surveyed hotels report staffing shortages WASHINGTON, DC, 2023-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As nearly 80% of hotels experience staffing shortages, hoteliers are offering potential hires a host of incentives to fill vacancies, according to a new survey of hoteliers conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Seventy-one percent of respondents… Read the full press release

Wolt Expands Its Food Delivery Service to Helsinki Airport, Offering Travelers Easy Access to Delicious Meals from Top Restaurants in the Arrivals Hall

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wolt will begin food deliveries from restaurants at Helsinki Airport’s Arrivals Hall. Restaurants Pretty Boy Wingery, Bär Bar, Richie’s Gourmet Hot Dogs, Levant, Burger King, and Subway will join the Wolt app. Wolt will begin food deliveries at Helsinki Airport. Joining the Wolt app are restaurants from Helsinki Airport’s… Read the full press release

Korean Air Collaborates with 107 Beauty Brand to Launch Upcycled ‘Life Vest’ Cosmetic Pouches, Offering Eco-Friendly Travel Essentials and Supporting Global Environmental Causes

Seoul, South Korea, 2023-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Take Korean Air’s new eco-friendly “life vest” cosmetics pouch with you on your next trip! Korean Air has released a limited number of eco-friendly cosmetic pouches, made out of retired cabin life vests. The proceeds from the “life vest” cosmetic pouch sales will be donated to… Read the full press release