Blue Islands announces codeshare agreement with Loganair

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands’ new codeshare flights with its partner Loganair, Scotland’s airline, are now live. Customers can book services from Guernsey, Jersey, Exeter & Southampton to destinations on the Loganair network here or via their preferred travel agent. The codeshare enables customers to seamlessly book connecting flights with… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin announces tickets for the hybrid event We Love Travel! are now available

Latest assessments by leading industry experts and fascinating lectures by globetrotters Visitors can explore all kinds of travel worlds in person or in virtual showrooms Tickets for trade visitors: 35 euros for the in-person event and 25 euros for the virtual event Weekend tickets for the general public cost 7.50 euros, online participation is free… Read the full press release

British Airways’ on board magazine High Life now in new digital format

London, UK, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ award-winning on board magazine, High Life, is moving online to ba.com and will offer access to content for customers before, during and after a flight. Created with publishing house, Cedar, the magazine will also include a new section for Business Life which will replace the current on-board paper versions of both… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new service to Glasgow

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Business leaders from Glasgow and Belfast today (4 Sep 2020) applauded the launch of Loganair’s new service between the two cities. Glasgow Chamber of Commerce chief executive Stuart Patrick crossed the Irish Sea on the first flight from his city’s airport and was greeted at George… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s five-times weekly service to London City Airport

Flights between London City Airport and Belfast City Airport resumed on Monday 7 September Secretary of State for Northern Ireland backs restored route, saying “It is crucial to the recovery of the economy that vital air passenger services… are maintained” 5x weekly service restores popular route – London City’s fastest growing in 2019 Belfast, Northern… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of Lagos services from 10 September 2020

Resumption of Lagos flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to 44 weekly flights to 10 destinations including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Tunis and Zanzibar Passengers from Lagos can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport… Read the full press release

CVG provides sustainable water options to travelers by installing DropWater stations

Erlanger, KY, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As travelers return to flying at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) they will now have two new sustainable water options. The airport installed two DropWater stations, one in Concourse A near Subway/Gate A2 and one in Concourse B near Gate B19, for passengers to either fill their own… Read the full press release

SFO adds all-electric buses to its fleet

Greener buses cut operating costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to reach sustainability goals SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 2, 2020) announced the deployment of six 40-foot all-electric zero-emission buses and related electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Use of battery-electric buses will cut operating… Read the full press release

Swoop to start operations from Toronto Pearson International Airport on October 25, 2020

CALGARY, AB, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Sept. 2, 2020 ), Swoop released its winter schedule, unveiling the new markets the ultra-low fare airline will serve as it begins operations from Toronto Pearson International Airport on October 25, 2020. Swoop’s winter schedule includes the restart of operations at Kelowna International Airport and the… Read the full press release

SJC announces the appointment of Keonnis Taylor as Public Information Manager

Welcomes Keonnis R. Taylor as New Spokeswoman San José, Calif.–, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is pleased to announce that Keonnis Taylor has joined the Airport’s Marketing and Communications Division as Public Information Manager. Taylor was selected following a nationwide search, and now serves as the primary spokesperson… Read the full press release

easyJet announces additional flights to Lanzarote, Athens, Naples and Malta from its London Gatwick base next summer

London, UK, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Additional flights to Lanzarote, Athens, Naples and Malta from easyJet’s largest base will operate next summer easyJet recently added additional flying from London Luton to a variety of summer destinations. easyJet has today (SEPTEMBER 02 2020) announced it will add additional flights for passengers across several summer… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport implements document check and medical screening to all arriving passengers

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A government decree enters into force at midnight on Tuesday 1 September which only permits foreign citizens to enter Hungary under certain conditions. From 1 September, all arriving passengers are subject to a document check and medical screening at Budapest Airport. Non-exempted foreign citizens who are not… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate over 650 weekly flights to more than 85 destinations this September

Airline’s young fleet of sustainable aircraft has enabled it to continue flying throughout the pandemic and rapidly rebuild its global network to more than 650 weekly flights to over 85 destinations Qatar Airways’ passengers can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport The… Read the full press release

Duetto enhances its Revenue Strategy Platform

Revenue Strategy Platform delivers new functionality to help hoteliers solve challenges around Segmentations, Restrictions, and Notifications. San Francisco, California, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (September 2, 2020 ), Duetto, hospitality’s innovative software as a service provider of revenue strategy solutions, released three new functions to its Revenue Strategy Platform. Designed to help hotels speed… Read the full press release

Blue Islands resumes Exeter to Manchester services

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights from Exeter to Manchester with Blue Islands have restarted, a key regional service which has previously attracted thousands of regular travellers, serving business and leisure passengers. Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO said, “We are very pleased to reinstate this very popular route to Exeter…. Read the full press release

Blue Islands resumes Jersey to Birmingham flights

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands flights from Jersey to Birmingham restarted yesterday, with Exeter services resuming today, 1 September. The Blue Islands flights to Birmingham and Exeter will connect with inter-island services from Guernsey once regular flights between the islands resume. Rob Veron, Blue Islands CEO said, “We… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group introduces two new and vibrant brands at London Heathrow

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce the introduction of two new and exciting brands at London Heathrow, joining forces under one roof. It also brings the first-ever Radisson branded hotel to the UK. The property features one wing with 258 bedrooms showcasing the bold and playful… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces daily nonstop flights from John Wayne Airport to Las Vegas and Oakland

Spirit’s bright yellow planes arrive at SNA in November, complementing service from LAX and Burbank SANTA ANA, Calif., 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The brightest planes in the sky are soaring over Southern California. Today (Sept. 01, 2020) Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) announced daily nonstop flights from John Wayne Airport (SNA) to Las Vegas and… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Spirit Airlines’ start of service to Orange County

Twice-daily nonstop flights begin Nov. 17  Oakland, Calif., 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces that Spirit Airlines will commence service between OAK and Orange County’s John Wayne Airport (SNA) beginning Nov. 17 with two daily nonstop flights. Orange County Airport is the best option for those visiting Santa Ana, Costa Mesa,… Read the full press release

CWT announces new operating structure to accelerate innovation, transformation and growth

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (September 2020) announces a new operating structure aimed to accelerate innovation, transformation and growth. With immediate effect, Patrick Andersen is appointed President, RoomIt & Commercial, Niklas Andréen is appointed President, Traveler Experience & Customer, and Michelle McKinney Frymire is appointed President, Strategy & Transformation,… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Airport Hotel Berlin set to open on 31 October 2020

Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Berlin set to open directly adjacent to the terminal of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — There has never been a hotel located so close to an airfield. The new 322-room Steigenberger Airport Hotel Berlin will open on schedule on 31 October… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces executive board changes

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Willms announced in Frankfurt today (27 August 2020) that he will step down from his position as CEO of Steigenberger Hotels AG and of Deutsche Hospitality with effect from 30 September 2020. “Over the past three years, working in conjunction with the Supervisory Board,… Read the full press release

Vietjet teams up with Vinpearl for “Double promotion – Double your fun” promotion

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating the 75th anniversary of National Day, the new-age carrier Vietjet joins hands with the five-star hospitality group Vinpearl in launching a super promotion “Double promotion – Double your fun” with 50% off on flight ticket and booking hotel fares. From August 31 to… Read the full press release

Marriott International welcomes Felitia Lee as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) today (AUGUST 31, 2020) announced the appointment of Felitia Lee as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, effective August 28, 2020. Ms. Lee will be the Company’s principal accounting officer and report to Leeny Oberg, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms…. Read the full press release

Marriott International announces plans to withdraw its common stock from listing on NYSE Chicago

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) today (AUGUST 31, 2020) announced plans to withdraw its common stock from listing on NYSE Chicago, formerly known as the Chicago Stock Exchange. Marriott has decided to withdraw the listing to reduce administrative costs and requirements. Marriott anticipates that the withdrawal will… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Milan looks forward to welcoming guests from 1 September 2020

Milan, Italy, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the reopening of its restaurants in May, Mandarin Oriental, Milan has announced that it will fully reopen and looks forward to welcoming  guests from 1 September 2020. Housed in four elegant 18th-century buildings in the heart of Milan and steps away from the fashion district and the artistic… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Geneva introduces a newly renovated meeting and events space

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Geneva has completed a renovation of its meeting and events space, further enhancing this elegant hotel’s position as the ideal location to host or attend an event in the city. This renovation follows the hotel’s launch of its exclusive signature suite last year, the Royal Penthouse, and encompasses… Read the full press release

Philippines’ leading carrier Cebu Pacific enhances Manage Booking portal

​Enables passengers to easily update information online  Pasay City, Philippines, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), enhances Manage Booking portal to allow passengers to easily update their contact information after booking has been finalized. This is available for both passengers who booked online or through a travel agency. “Now more than ever, we have seen how important it is for airlines to have accurate passenger contact information- not only… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group reimbursed over 2.5 billion euros to a total of 5.6 million customers

This week, 140,000 refund applications were processed and paid out. Processing and payment of all refund applications for the first half of the year by the end of August COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over 2.5 billion euros… Read the full press release

Angela Titzrath and Michael Kerkloh to be appointed as new Supervisory Board members of Deutsche Lufthansa

Implementation of the agreement between the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) and Lufthansa on representation of the Federal Government on the Supervisory Board Angela Titzrath and Michael Kerkloh are to be legally appointed as new members Monika Ribar and Martin Koehler will be stepping down COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — It is agreed,… Read the full press release