Emirates deploys latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on its Dubai- Malé route

Dubai, U.A.E, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced the deployment of its latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class suites on its Dubai- Malé route from 1st June, 2019. The Maldivian capital will become the first destination in the South Asian region to be served on a… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to Riyadh

A380 service effective from 21 April Riyadh to become 51st destination on Emirates A380 network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be providing more options and choice for its customers in Riyadh with the introduction of the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to the capital city, effective 21 April 2019. Riyadh will be… Read the full press release

Emirates and SpiceJet announce codeshare agreement

Six Indian cities served by SpiceJet, will join the Emirates network India, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between India and popular destinations across Africa, America, Europe… Read the full press release

Emirates Group plays part to support and preserve biodiversity

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley protect valuable wildlife ecosystems and provide sustainable tourism experiences Emirates supports United for Wildlife’s efforts to tackle the illegal wildlife trade, and has signed the WTTC’s Buenos Aires Declaration on Travel and Tourism and Illegal Wildlife Trade dnata4good pledges support for wildlife research and rehabilitation projects… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut names Cornelia Mitlmeier as Hotel Manager

Beirut, Lebanon, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Beirut announces the appointment of Cornelia Mitlmeier as Hotel Manager of the landmark urban Hotel located in the heart of Downtown Beirut. Born and raised in Germany, Mitlmeier has come a long way from her beginnings as an apprentice in the food and beverage industry. Following her… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle welcomes Angelica Palladino as the General Manager

Seattle, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seattle welcomes Angelica Palladino as the General Manager of the downtown luxury hotel near Pike Place Market. She will manage the overall operations of the Hotel, including Goldfinch Tavern and The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, while also overseeing owner and brand relations. In addition to leading a group of 300… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts unveils plans for an all-new Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021

The reimagined Four Seasons Private Jet further enhances the in-flight experience, for an elevated take on five-star service in the sky Toronto, Canada, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, unveils plans for an all-new Four Seasons Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021, evoking the bygone… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels Debuts New Nightcap Program and Provides Guests with Complimentary Little Luxuries to End Their Day

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A new survey released today (April 22, 2019) by Cambria Hotels shows that business travelers’ behaviors have changed, particularly when traveling for work. The once-iconic coalescence of drinking a nightcap has come a long way since its heyday in the “mad men” era of the 1960s. More than 70 percent… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines launches a flexible-option Rotor Transition Program

Atlanta, Georgia, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, today (April 23, 2019) introduced a flexible-option Rotor Transition Program that provides financial assistance for rotor pilots to gain the fixed-wing certifications necessary to begin a flying career with ExpressJet. The program provides up to $22,000 in assistance and the flexibility for… Read the full press release

Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi gears up to host the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to Yas Island’s series of world-class attractions, is stepping up to host the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 on Thursday 25 April. The gala ceremony will be the premier gathering of the Arabian hospitality industry, with… Read the full press release

HKIA receives ICT Award for its commitment to transforming into a smart airport

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) on-going efforts to adopt the latest technologies and transform itself into a smart airport were recently recognised at the prestigious Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019, at which it clinched four awards. The “IoT-Augmented Airfield Service System” (AS2) received both the Grand… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways and partners raise funds for the Vachira Hospital Phuket

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways in collaboration with a group of Thai artists, Thavorn Hotels & Resorts, Love Andaman, Andaman Passion and QS Retails Thailand organized the charity concert called “One The Beach Boutique Charity Concert” to raise funds for the Vachira Hospital Phuket. The concert took place at Thavorn Beach… Read the full press release

flydubai starts flights to Sochi, Russia

flydubai becomes the first UAE based airline to offer direct flights to Sochi Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (April 23, 2019) has announced the start of flights to Sochi, Russia. Flights between Dubai and Sochi will operate twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, starting from 07 June 2019…. Read the full press release

Earth Week 2019: Port Authority announces that 50% of its shuttle bus fleet will be all-electric by summer

Recent arrival of six buses at Newark Liberty, in addition to six at JFK and expected arrival by June of six more at LaGuardia, puts agency ahead of schedule for full conversion of 36 shuttle bus fleet Key element of PA’s “Clean Dozen” sustainability program, rolled out with agency’s embrace of Paris Climate Agreement in… Read the full press release

Air Partner announces the appointment of Kevin Macnaughton as Managing Director, Charter

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ —Air Partner plc (“Air Partner”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Macnaughton as Managing Director, Charter, with immediate effect. Kevin is responsible for the development of the Charter division’s business strategy, and reports directly to Air Partner CEO Mark Briffa. Kevin… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International announces professional rugby player and self-taught ‘Insta-traveller’ Harry McNulty as its official Shore Explorer Apprentice

Royal Caribbean® International announces professional rugby player and self-taught ‘Insta-traveller’ Harry McNulty as the successful candidate for its Shore Explorer ‘Apprentice-ship’  all-expenses-paid world trip In addition to Japan, Alaska, Europe and the Middle East, he will be one of the first to visit Perfect Day℠ at CocoCay® – a new and exclusive private island in the Caribbean His first task… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the official opening of Hyatt Place Dubai/Wasl District

The 202-room hotel opens in the heart of Old Dubai, United Arab Emirates CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (April 22, 2019)  the official opening of Hyatt Place Dubai/Wasl District, marking the third property under Hyatt’s select service brand portoflio in the United Arab Emirates. The hotel joins Hyatt Place… Read the full press release

CVG once again has the lowest airfares in the region

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The U.S. Department of Transportation released its average airfare ranking report for fourth quarter 2018, and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) once again has the lowest airfares in the region. Among the top 100 U.S. domestic airports, CVG ranked #78.  The CVG average fare of $334 is… Read the full press release

SFO highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives in celebration of Earth Day

Airport to deploy San Francisco’s first battery-electric zero-emission buses in next step to reach net zero goals SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of Earth Day, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives for a “triple zero” campus to achieve carbon neutrality, net zero energy and zero… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport commences Request for Proposals process for the Terminal 2 Employee Café Lease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — San Francisco International Airport has commenced the Request for Proposals (RFP) process for the Terminal 2 Employee Café Lease (Lease). This Lease is for the operation of an Employee Café service at San Francisco International Airport. Annual Rent shall be 1% of Gross Revenues achieved up to… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority deploys iinside’s solution for monitoring passenger queuing

LiDAR-based Motion Analytics Platform to Monitor Airport Passenger Traffic in Real-Time ANAHEIM, Calif. and INDIANAPOLIS, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — iinside, the leader in motion analytics in airports and other large public spaces, today (04/03/19) announced that it has been selected by the Indianapolis Airport Authority to install its solution for monitoring passenger queuing at… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport recorded 1,018,671 passengers in March, a 0.3% increase from March 2018

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 1,018,671 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in March, a 0.3 percent increase from March 2018. Passenger boardings were up 0.7 percent, with a total of 508,285 boarded. For the year to… Read the full press release

CDA awarded LEED Gold certification on the South Air Traffic Control Tower (SATCT) at O’Hare International Airport

South Air Traffic Control Tower One of the First LEED Gold-Certified Air Traffic Control Towers in the U.S. CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) celebrated Earth Day today ( 04/22/2019) by joining the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines releases 2018 One Report

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 22, 2019) released the Company’s 2018 One Report, an integrated citizenship report highlighting a commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. The detailed publication showcases Southwest’s three-pronged approach taken to focus on global citizenship, financial performance, and key… Read the full press release

WoodSpring Suites Orlando International Drive officially opens

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — WoodSpring Suites, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), in collaboration with Pearl Eagles, LLC, has announced the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Orlando International Drive. This is the brand’s third hotel in the growing Orlando, Fla. area, joining the WoodSpring Suites Orlando East and the WoodSpring Suites Orlando Clarcona. “Orlando is an amazing growth market not… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels declares cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.215 per share

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, announced its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.215 per share. The dividend is payable on July 17, 2019, to stockholders of record on July 2, 2019. About Choice Hotels Choice… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas’ Tim Cusick named one of the 2019 Top 100 Teachers in America by GOLF magazine

Tim Cusick named among Top 100 Teachers in America by GOLF magazine Dallas, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — A true master of the craft, Tim Cusick, Director of Golf Instruction at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, was named one of the 2019 Top 100 Teachers in America by GOLF magazine.  Tim joins a very elite list of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston appoints Michael Pedder as the new General Manager

Boston, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Boston announces the appointment of Michael Pedder as the new General Manager at the iconic property. Pedder’s opportunity to take the helm in Boston arrives following the transfer of Bill Taylor to Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. “At Four Seasons,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces the appointment of Andrew S. Broderick as non-independent non-executive director

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air” or the “Company”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (APR 17, 2019) announces the appointment of Andrew S. Broderick to the Board of the Company as non-independent non-executive director with effect from 16 April 2019. Andrew S…. Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Beijing Shiyuan

Hotel connects guests with the rejuvenating beauty of nature near the Great Wall CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (April 20, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Beijing Shiyuan, located in the vibrant Yanqing District of China’s capital city. Yanqing is known as an imperial retreat, surrounded by… Read the full press release