Jet Aviation opens new FBO (fixed-base operation) at Hanscom Field at Boston/Bedford

Cahokia, IL, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation celebrated the opening of a new FBO (fixed-base operation) at Hanscom Field at Boston/Bedford on August 22 with a ribbon-cutting performed by the first customer to enter the building. The two-story, 12,000-square-foot facility opened for business officially after the red ribbon was cut by Bob Braceland, director,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Extra Holidays announces “Fall Savings Means Extra For You” Resort Suite Sale

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham® Extra Holidays, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is now offering special deals to more than 30 destinations during the Wyndham Extra Holidays “Fall Savings Means Extra For You” Resort Suite… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts open a new, ultra-luxury hotel at London’s prestigious Mayfair district

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by global real estate investment firm Qatari Diar to manage a new, ultra-luxury hotel located on picturesque Grosvenor Square in London’s prestigious Mayfair district. Set to be housed in the iconic building which currently serves as the U.S. Embassy, the hotel will… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism announces Jim Dailey as the next director of Arkansas Tourism

LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Kane Webb, executive director of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, tonight announced Jim Dailey as the next director of Arkansas Tourism. Dailey will replace current director Joe David Rice, who retires Dec. 31 after 30 years in the role. Dailey will begin his duties Jan…. Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company provides educational and professional platform to future leaders in the aviation industry

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, a ceremony to mark the launch of Bahrain Airport Company’s Tahleeq 2 capacity building programme was held at the Grove Hotel. The ceremony was attended by Tamkeen’s Chief Executive Dr. Ebrahim Janahi… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin and IPK International: People’s enthusiasm for travel remains unbroken despite fear of terrorism

Fear of terrorism is a major factor in holiday planning – Large variation in safety perceptions of different destinations – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse global shifts in travel behaviour – People’s enthusiasm for travel remains unbroken BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide, people’s desire to travel remains unabated, despite terror attacks… Read the full press release

CDA to host Concessions Career Fair at O’Hare International Airport on September 26, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for work in a fast-paced environment? Then make sure you attend the Concessions Career Fair at O’Hare International Airport on September 26, 2017. The event, hosted by the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), will offer job seekers an opportunity to meet with hiring managers of the retail stores and restaurants operating… Read the full press release

The Maho Group and Sunwing Travel Group help employees impacted by the closures of Sonesta Resorts St Maarten

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Travel Group, the largest vertically integrated travel group in North America, recently purchased the 257 room Great Bay Beach Resort Casino & Spa from The Maho Group with intent to assume operations as of November 1st, 2017. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the resort is… Read the full press release

3rd annual Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon raised over £50,000 for charity

350 runners from across Team Heathrow raised over £50,000 for charity Four local and national charities set to receive the donations from this year’s event LONDON, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its third year, Heathrow’s Midnight Runway Marathon has raised over £50,000 for charity. 350 runners from across team Heathrow competed in… Read the full press release

Heathrow urged the Government to scrap domestic Air Passenger Duty (‘APD’) on all UK flights

Chancellor urged to support British industry in Autumn Budget by scrapping uncompetitive aviation tax on internal flights Proposal builds on Heathrow’s efforts to improve domestic access to UK’s hub – saving passengers at least £24 million annually on flights to Heathrow alone, boosting domestic journeys by 8% and driving economic growth during key early years… Read the full press release

IHG unveils its new high-quality midscale brand, avid™ hotels — now franchise ready

New Hotel Brand is Now Franchise Ready DENHAM, UK, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) today revealed the name of its new high-quality midscale brand, avid™ hotels, alongside a brand logo and renderings of the hotel exterior, public space and guest rooms. First introduced to owners at the IHG Americas Conference in June, avid hotels is… Read the full press release

IHG listed on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today been listed on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, having achieved first place in RobecoSAM’s Consumer Services industry group and the highest score for the industry on its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). This achievement means that IHG will… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens dual-branded hotel Le Méridien and AC Hotels by Marriott in downtown Denver

With the Highest Open-Air Rooftop Bar in Denver, the Dual-Branded Hotel Complex Brings an Elevated Approach to Design and Dining in the Mile High City Bethesda, MD, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today announced the anticipated opening of the dual-branded hotel development in downtown Denver, bringing two lauded European-inspired brands to… Read the full press release

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok marks its 7th year with a series of exceptional events and promotions

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is celebrating seven years of providing luxurious and glorious experiences for local and international guests with a series of exceptional events and promotions. On 27 September 2017 Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok celebrates its seventh anniversary of providing unrivalled comfort and luxury to guests to a… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko welcomes Natalia Kashirskaya as new General Manager

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 15 September, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has a new General Manager – Ms Natalia Kashirskaya. A true hotelier with over 12 years’ experience within the company, she joins Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko from her most recent role as Hotel Manager of Kempinski Hotel… Read the full press release

Stagecoach recognises outstanding UK Bus apprentices

Perth, Scotland, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 13th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Ten bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at the company’s largest ever awards ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received cash prizes and… Read the full press release

EANS earns the Family-friendly Employer stamp from the Ministry of Social Affairs

Harjumaa, Estonia, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On 15 September Kaia Iva, Minister of Social Affairs, awarded 43 employers, including EANS, the Family-friendly Employer stamp, which allows present and future employers to demonstrate that they appreciate the wishes of their employees and are ready to contribute to their well-being. “We participate in family- and employee-friendly… Read the full press release

Duetto to deploy its cloud-based solutions at Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has spread its cloud-based solutions to a key property in the Caribbean, signing an agreement with Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon. “Half Moon is one of the very best resorts the Caribbean has to offer, and we’re… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel GmbH marks its 30th anniversary by launching a new partnership with Brazilian brand Intercity

Brazil-based Intercity Hotels and German IntercityHotels to work together on marketing, promotional, sales and trade fair activities with effect from 2018 CITY, Country, 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — This month sees IntercityHotel celebrate its 30th anniversary. The founding principle of operating hotels located in the immediate vicinity of major transport hubs has helped the chain… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland receives $1.8 million in federal Port Security Grant Program funding for new security projects

Funding to upgrade Port Truck Management System and Emergency Operations Center Oakland, Calif., 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland said today it will receive approximately $1.8 million in federal Port Security Grant Program funding to implement two new Port security projects. Oakland is one of 33 U.S. ports to receive grant funds… Read the full press release

Vistara launches ‘Vistara Hackathon’ — India’s largest aviation Hackathon

Vistara announces 30-hour long, India’s largest aviation Hackathon Registrations for Vistara Hackathon open until Sept 25, 2017 All-India Vistara Hackathon to be held from Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017 in Delhi/NCR and Bengaluru New Delhi, India, 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has launched ‘Vistara Hackathon’, the country’s… Read the full press release

The UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics approved by member States

MADRID, Spain, 2017-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The member States of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) approved today an historical document – the UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics. The Convention, approved at the 22nd UNWTO General Assembly transforms the Code of Ethics for Tourism into an international convention, the first in the life of the… Read the full press release

UNWTO held a 22nd General Assembly in Chengdu; more than 1300 delegates from over 130 countries

More than 1300 delegates from over 130 countries attended the opening of the 22nd session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in Chengdu, China this morning. During the next four days, the priorities of the Organization for 2018-2019, the transformation of the UNWTO Code of Ethics for Tourism into an International Convention and… Read the full press release

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes inspires next generation of tourism professionals at the PATA Youth Symposium

MACAO SAR, 2017-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes inspires the next generation of tourism professionals at the PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). The Symposium welcomed more than 250 local and overseas students and academia, as well as industry professionals. Organised by the… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Workshop on Thursday, September 21

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) along with Avis Budget Group, Enterprise, and Hertz is hosting an Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Workshop on Thursday, September 21. The free Workshop and Networking Session is designed to inform qualified persons and businesses of opportunities at O’Hare and Midway International Airports with on-airport rental car… Read the full press release

Ahmed Khalaf appointed General Manager of the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tunis

Beachfront hotel in the city’s Gammarth neighbourhood will bring a new level of luxury hospitality to the region Tunis, Tunisia, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons veteran leader Ahmed Khalaf has made the move from one Mediterranean city to another as he brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to his new role as General Manager… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces the appointment of Ali Obeidat as the Director of Sales and Marketing

Amman, Jordan, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces that Ali Obeidat has been appointed as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Ali will take on a key senior role at the luxurious 192-room property in Amman to develop and implement dynamic and creative sales and marketing strategies that support the success of Four Seasons Hotel Amman and… Read the full press release

Patrick Pacious marks his first day as president and CEO of Choice Hotels International

New Era for Choice Hotels Marked by Signing Ceremony with Long-time Franchisee ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Patrick Pacious marked his first day as president and chief executive officer of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, by signing franchise agreements with long-time Choice franchisee Jayesh (Jay) Patel for a… Read the full press release

Norwegian to hire pilots for its new Dublin base

Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian will open a new pilot base at Dublin Airport later this year to support the airline’s growing international operations, including the new transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Belfast. Recruitment is now underway for new pilot positions for the Dublin base. Earlier this summer, Norwegian launched… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport staff and friends braved strong winds for the 110km charity cycle

Shannon, Ireland, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport staff and friends had a sense of a job well done on Saturday afternoon after just short of 130 of them braved strong morning winds to complete the annual 110km charity cycle. The satisfaction was ultimately gleaned from raising much needed funds for two charities –… Read the full press release