All Nippon Airways announces series of comprehensive enhancements to improve passenger comfort and satisfaction

Enhancements will bring new options to in-flight meals and amenities. ANA aims to solidify its global appeal in 2019 and beyond. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, will be undergoing a series of comprehensive enhancements designed to improve passenger comfort and satisfaction on all… Read the full press release

Carlson Wagonlit Travel rebrands to CWT

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT has been unveiled today (18 February 2019) as the new official name of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company. The three-letter classification combines honoring the company’s heritage and its digital leadership ambitions, as well as reflecting the three pillars of its focused value proposition:… Read the full press release

First Bus to sell the Queens Road bus depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — First Bus has today (19 FEB 2019) announced its intention to sell the Queens Road bus depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group for a consideration of £11.2m. The intended sale would include the First Manchester depot site at Queens Road and the bus fleet of around 160 vehicles…. Read the full press release

VisitScotland announces Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference to take place on 19 March

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from his adventures around some of Lanarkshire’s top heritage sites, digital consultant and travel blogger Neil Robertson, aka ‘Travels with a Kilt’, will be meeting local businesses at Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference next month to share his experiences and top tips for making the… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota announces the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Albert Lea area, May 9-12, 2019

72nd Annual Event Hosted by Albert Lea Area Lakes May 9-12, 2019 ST. PAUL, Minn., 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mark your calendars for the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Albert Lea area, Thursday, May 9, to Sunday, May 12. This will be the first time in the history of the Opener… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental debuts in the Middle East with the opening of Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

Mandarin Oriental’s newest resort makes its Middle Eastern debut with tantalizing New Wave of Luxury room package. Hong Kong, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental is delighted to introduce the Group’s legendary hospitality to the Middle East with the opening of Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai. Located in the heart of Dubai, and a stone’s throw from the water’s… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin 2019: Greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries and Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment

Outstanding number of bookings: greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries – Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment – World’s Leading Travel Trade Show underlines its role as a driving force for the travel industry and reflects market developments Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook is exceptionally good… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality AB announces the signing of the first Radisson branded hotel in Bursa, Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the first Radisson branded hotel in Bursa, Turkey. The agreement with the Turkey-based real estate and construction company IHY Gayrimenkul İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş…. Read the full press release

Manchester Airport celebrated National Random Acts of Kindness Day with activities and surprises for passengers

Manchester, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday (18 February 2019) Manchester Airport celebrated National Random Acts of Kindness Day, with a host activity across its three terminals. Dubbed #MANdomActs, the airport surprised hundreds of passengers throughout the day as they jetted off to the Northern hub’s 210 destinations. Passengers were treated to Fast… Read the full press release

Air France starts replacing diesel engines in the conveyor belt vehicles with an electric drive made from recycled products

Paris, France, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — As a major economic player in its area of activity, Air France is aware of its responsibility and integrates sustainable development into its activities and operations. The company’s objective is to continuously improve the customer experience while reducing its environmental footprint and improving its procedures, particularly through innovation…. Read the full press release

LOT Polish Airlines’ brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT Polish Airlines made history this morning (2019.02.18), as its brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport. The service will commute six days a week, on a total of twelve occasions (morning-evening) between the Hungarian capital and the financial… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new three-times-a-day service to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers at London’s Munich Cricket Club joined in a traditional Bavarian toast to the newest British Airways’ route to launch from London City Airport. Cabin crew members James Carlton and Cyntia Matyokova visited the famous bierkeller and kitchen in Victoria to celebrate the new three-times-a-day British Airways flights… Read the full press release

British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor BOAC arrives in Heathrow

The BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, has arrived back at Heathrow from the paint factory this morning and will enter the airline’s flying schedule, heading first to New York Arrival coincides with the Boeing 747 first flight anniversary just days earlier LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Large crowds gathered at Heathrow today (February… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Norwegian Air’s new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare to Barcelona

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and Norwegian Air today ( 02/15/2019) announced new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) just in time for the busy summer travel season. This new service from O’Hare begins on June 7, 2019 and will operate four times weekly until October 26, 2019, by… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts expands its global portfolio with the addition of 15 new member hotels

Newport Beach, California, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 700 distinctive hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries – is pleased to announce the growth of its global portfolio with the addition of 15 new member hotels between October 1 and… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group announces the opening of a luxury desert resort in Abu Dhabi — Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa

Jumeirah Group expands portfolio in Abu Dhabi with a luxury desert resort featuring Arabian style rooms, magnificent villas with private pools and a destination spa. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Discover the ultimate retreat in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s mesmerizing desert at Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa. The resort draws… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Living Guangzhou opens in the heart of Zhujiang New Town Central Business District

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Just minutes from ancient temples and the Guangzhou Opera House, Jumeirah Living Guangzhou, is in the heart of Zhujiang New Town Central Business District (CBD), and marks a defining moment in luxury hospitality for the capital of Guangdong province.Surrounded by shimmering skyscrapers, the hotel is set near… Read the full press release

UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference, “The Future of Mountain Tourism” from 2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “The Future of Mountain Tourism” is the theme of the 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany). The conference will spotlight the significant opportunities to be seized and the challenges facing the development of mountain tourism. The UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference is… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul in the heart of Istanbul

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul in the heart of Istanbul. The hotel offers the perfect combination of business and leisure facilities, and is located in one… Read the full press release

LVCVA and CTA partner with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber to advance business relationships from international business visitors coming to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® have announced a partnership with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber that marks the next major step in demonstrating to the world that ‘Vegas Means Business’.  During the February 12 LVCVA Board of… Read the full press release

Glasgow and Scotland host the prestigious 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland Director of Events, looks ahead to next month’s European Athletics Indoor Championships as well as the other events coming up in 2019. In two weeks’ time, Glasgow and Scotland will once again be in the global spotlight as the world-class Emirates Arena hosts the… Read the full press release

Hyatt recognized for the sixth consecutive year as a FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®”

Hyatt celebrates commitment to caring for people so they can be their best CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt has been named today (February 14, 2018) to the 2019 FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, an annual ranking of companies with outstanding workplace cultures according to global research and consulting firm Great Place… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its London winter 2019 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (14 Feb) launched its London winter 2019 schedule, with 154 routes in total, including 2 new routes from Luton to Krakow and from Southend to Venice Treviso, which will help deliver 26m customers p.a. through Ryanair’s 4 London airports this year, as it… Read the full press release

Ryanair unveils its latest customer care improvements

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (14 Feb) unveiled its 2019 customer care improvements, delivering ‘More Choice, Lower Fares & Great Care’ to its 152m customers. The latest customer care improvements include: Lowest Fares – find a cheaper fare within 3 hours, get paid the difference plus €/£ 5 MyRyanair… Read the full press release

Ryanair supports hospice charity Naomi House & Jacksplace with a €100,000 donation

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (14 Feb) presented a €100,000 donation to Naomi House & Jacksplace in the United Kingdom. Ryanair has supported Naomi House & Jacksplace through its scratch card game for over four years, donating over €300,000 to the charity during this partnership. Ryanair scratch… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles welcomes Dr. Deepu Vijayan Latha Kumari as its Naturopathic Doctor and Wellness Consultant

Specialist in naturopathy will offer one-to-one consultations to create personalised programs of wellbeing Seychelles, Africa, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Seychelles has appointed Dr. Deepu Vijayan Latha Kumari as Naturopathic Doctor and Wellness Consultant to join the team of the award-winning hilltop Spa. As a fully qualified yoga instructor, Dr. Deepu’s expertise will complement the Resort’s… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Sébastien Ganry as its new Director of Food and Beverage

Seoul, Korea, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Sébastien Ganry as its new Director of Food and Beverage. Sébastien will oversee all daily operations and management work of the Hotel’s eight distinct restaurants and bars as well as its sizeable banquet operations, including the opening of the Hotel’s new contemporary Japanese restaurant Akira Back this coming… Read the full press release

Marriott International is the Official Hotel Partner across all 90 NCAA® championships

Marriott International Enhances March Madness® Experience for Sports Fans and Travelers Across America and Introduces New Marriott Bonvoy Moments Bethesda, Maryland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International is gearing up for game day in its third year as the Official Hotel Partner across all 90 NCAA® championships. This is a multi-year partnership with Marriott International, NCAA,… Read the full press release

Renaissance Hotels opens its first hotel in Mexico — Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marin

Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marina Opens its Doors in Downtown Cancun with Theatrical Design that Playfully Pays Homage to its Mayan History Mexico City, MX, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Renaissance Hotels today (02/15/2019 ) announced the opening of Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marina, the brand’s first hotel to open in Mexico. The anticipated resort… Read the full press release

HMSHost appoints Iris Messina as Vice President of Business Development

Senior industry executive Iris Messina joins HMSHost as Vice President of Business Development BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost announced today (February 14, 2019) the appointment of industry executive    Iris Messina as Vice President of Business Development. In this role, she will be responsible for supporting the organization’s long-term business development activities with airport clients… Read the full press release