Best tour package with the Professionals

NEW DELHI, India, 2018-Aug-14 — /EPR Network/ — Holidays are very precious to many people who are caught with 9 to 5 jobs. When time is crucial, it is good to get a little help from somebody who will plan out your itinerary in the best way. Slow and solo travels will always be the… Read the full press release

IHG announces second voco™ signing for Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Entrepreneur Martyn Barnes has signed a management agreement to badge his new Yarra Valley property as voco™, IHG’s new upscale hotel brand, making it the second voco signing for Australia. Victoria’s Yarra Valley has built a reputation as one of Australia’s premier wine regions, famous for… Read the full press release

Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas: we strongly refute the claims of fraud brought against our company

MADRID, Spain, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ —  Since the start of the class action lawsuit against Plus Ultra in July 2018, Plus Ultra would like to publicly state whilst we take our customers opinions seriously, we strongly refute the claims of fraud brought against our company. We fly hundreds of people a week and this… Read the full press release

SITA selected to support the modernization of Saudi Arabia’s biggest airports

New solutions key to supporting GACA’s transformation of 26 airports Jeddah,Saudi Arabia, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernization of the country’s biggest airports, implementing a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports. The new… Read the full press release

The Middle East: How to target Millennials, Generation Z and the Silver Tourist

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for the Middle East and Asia, Zohaib Haider. LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourists are learning that there is a lot to see in the Middle East. The view from the top of the Burj Khalifa, the architectural beauty of the Sheikh Zayed… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with Pilot Assistance Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 64th Air Safety Forum today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with this year’s Pilot Assistance Award. ALPA presented its prestigious award to Capt. McDermott for his extraordinary service leading ALPA’s  national pilot assistance programs. “Capt. McDermott’s passion for… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines Capt. Mark Pinsky earns ALPA Presidential Citation

Ann Arbor Pilot Honored for Commitment to Pilot Assistance WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 02, 2018), at the 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized Delta Air Lines Capt. Mark Pinsky with a Presidential Citation for his dedication to helping his fellow airline… Read the full press release

ALPA honored Delta Air Lines Captain Greg Rooney with Superior Airmanship Award

Las Vegas Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today honored Las Vegas resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Greg Rooney, in addition to his crewmates Captains Paul Wilkinson and Jay Arnett, with the prestigious ALPA Superior Airmanship Award for… Read the full press release

United Airlines First Officer James Berzon earns inaugural ALPA Aviation Jumpseat Award

Castle Rock Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 02, 2018), in conjunction with its 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented United Airlines First Officer James Berzon with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. First Officer Berzon… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett honored with ALPA Superior Airmanship Award

San Diego Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today honored San Diego resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett, in addition to his crewmates Captains Greg Rooney and Paul Wilkinson, with the prestigious ALPA Superior Airmanship Award for… Read the full press release

TOURISM’S INDUSTRY IS NOT SHIELDED FROM THE SINISTER POWER OF TERRORISM AND NATURAL DISASTERS

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2018-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Tourism Security Summit (ITSS) will tackle challenging topics on how to deal with crisis International travel and tourism are significant contributors to economic growth and development to any destination. Unfortunately, the demonstrated economic success of the travel and tourism’s industry does not mean that… Read the full press release

Hyatt and Small Luxury Hotels of the World partner to offer World of Hyatt members the opportunity to enjoy loyalty benefits

CHICAGO, 2018-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) today (August 1, 2018) announced plans to bring World of Hyatt members opportunities to enjoy loyalty benefits in many more places. The launch is targeted for the end of the year. Hyatt, a leading hospitality company with more than 700 hotels worldwide, and… Read the full press release

Boom in Chinese tourism: Trends for 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for China, Rachel Mao. LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism in China is showing strong growth and is becoming a powerful contributor to the country’s economy. The country expects to receive more than 140 million inbound visits in 2018, higher than the number… Read the full press release

HSMAI partners with Level60 to offer revenue management course and classroom tools leading to a new HSMAI student certification

McLean, VA, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce a partnership with Level60 Consulting (Level60) to offer hospitality faculty members a course and classroom tools to teach revenue management, leading to a new HSMAI student certification. Designed expressly for faculty, the course and classroom tools… Read the full press release

Myanmar Shalom Offers FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (21st  – 30th September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus… Read the full press release

North America: Tourism trends for 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for North America, Viola Ncube. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook for North America looks incredibly positive, which is sure to result in bountiful opportunities for independent hoteliers in the region. Despite constant political ups and downs, the US economy remains strong… Read the full press release

Tourism in the Asia Pacific: What to expect in 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of Sales for Asia and the Middle East, Michelle Low. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Unsurprisingly, strong economic growth across the Asia Pacific has gone hand in hand with a significant uptick in tourism, both inter-regional and international. In today’s post, I look at some… Read the full press release

BHMA Welcomes Peter Lucas as its New CEO and Harry Thaliwal as New Executive Vice President of Operations

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Peter Lucas has been appointed chief executive officer of the Flight Centre Travel Group’s (ASX: FLT) hotel management business, BHMA. Mr. Lucas is a highly experienced hotelier who has an extensive track record of operating hotels across Asia. Before joining BHMA, he was Boutique Corporation’s senior vice president… Read the full press release

The FinLab and Singapore Tourism Board and NATAS to host digital transformation programme for travel agencies

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The FinLab, a joint-venture between United Overseas Bank (UOB) and SGInnovate, today announced its collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) to help travel agencies advance their businesses through a digital transformation programme for businesses. Through the three-month acceleration programme, travel… Read the full press release

British Airways launches campaign to recruit experienced pilots

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a big new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation. The job opportunities have arisen with the growth of its London City schedule and increased regional flying from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted and Edinburgh airports this year. BA CityFlyer, the wholly… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes RISE’s first official airline partner

Hong Kong’s home airline works with major startup event to invest in city’s innovative future HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is strengthening its support for Hong Kong’s development as a leading global startup hub by sponsoring RISE, one of the world’s largest startup and tech conferences which is returning to the… Read the full press release

The Port of Oakland announces the appointment of maritime veteran Eric Napralla as its Chief Wharfinger

Veteran to manage seaport operations ranging from tenant relations to contracts Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland today (July 2, 2018) named maritime veteran Eric Napralla as its Chief Wharfinger.  Mr. Napralla, a 6-year Port employee, will manage seaport operations that range from tenant relationships to facilities leasing.  He… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland announces a new $494.2 million budget for Fiscal Year 2019

Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new $494.2 million budget for Fiscal Year 2019 goes into place this week at the Port of Oakland.  Port Commissioners last week approved the spending plan that includes $34.7 million for capital projects. The budget finances operations at the Port’s three businesses: Aviation, Commercial Real Estate… Read the full press release

The Torridon achieves a 5 Star Gold award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel set on the edge of a sea loch with beautiful views of the Torridon mountains has achieved VisitScotland’s most prestigious Quality Assurance (QA) accolade. The Torridon has achieved a 5 Star Gold award from the national tourism organisation. The beautiful property comprises 18 luxury… Read the full press release

Marriott International acquires the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel for $255 million

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has purchased the 1,000-room Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel for $255 million. Marriott has plans for a significant renovation covering the downtown Phoenix hotel’s guest rooms and public space to transform the property into a cutting-edge model for the Sheraton… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort in Vietnam

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental®Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort has opened its doors, the latest addition to the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts brand in Vietnam, and the 1000th IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) property to open within the Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) region. It is located on the pristine Phu Quoc… Read the full press release

IHG to rebrand Hotel Marina Agra to Holiday Inn Agra MG Road

Strengthens presence in India and expands footprint of the Holiday Inn brand family Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed a management agreement with Hotel Marina Agra for Holiday Inn Agra MG Road. The 150-room hotel is expected to be rebranded… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the WoodSpring Suites San Antonio Stone Oak

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with New Era IV LLC and Premier Property Management, opened the WoodSpring Suites San Antonio Stone Oak. Located at 2619 N. Loop 1604 E., the hotel represents the fourth WoodSpring Suites property to open… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague names Stephane Gras as its new General Manager

Gras brings almost two decades of global hospitality experience to his new role Prague, Czech Republic, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Prague announces the appointment of Stephane Gras as the new General Manager of the Hotel. Stephane has overseen the Hotel’s operations in his role as Hotel Manager for the past three years and is… Read the full press release

PATA and Skål International to promote responsible development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Skål International have announced a new organisational partnership, recognising the importance of promoting the responsible development of the travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy and Skål International CEO Daniela… Read the full press release