Katara Hospitality and Accor announce signing of Raffles and Fairmont hotels in Qatar

Scheduled to open in 2022, the towers are set to be the “hospitality icon of the 21st Century” Paris, France, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, today announced a new partnership with Accor, a world-leading hospitality group with the two-fold signing of… Read the full press release

Vail Resorts named to Forbes “America’s Best Large Employers” list for the fifth consecutive time

While navigating challenges of COVID-19, company remains committed to employee safety, values.  BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fifth consecutive time, Forbes has named Vail Resorts to its “America’s Best Large Employers” list—one 25 Travel & Leisure companies selected from an independent survey of 50,000 employees across various industries. Being included… Read the full press release

SAS to power its new A320neo fleet with CFM International LEAP-1A engines

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 35 A320neo family aircraft ordered in 2018. This agreement also includes eight spare engines. In addition, SAS has signed with CFM a Rate-Per-Flight-Hour (RPFH) support agreement to cover its new fleet of LEAP-1A engines,… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin NOW to examine trends and developments in Adventure Travel and Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA)

Adventure Travel and Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) to take place during ITB Berlin NOW with leading exhibitors from around the world – Digital ITB Berlin NOW Convention: lectures and discussions on opportunities and prospects as well as sustainable solutions for adventure travel – The programme of events is online now at itb.com/ITBBerlinNOW/Program/– Virtual cafés on… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises presents new World Cruise 2023

MONACO, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the leading ultra-luxury cruise line, today (February 10, 2021) hosted an exclusive virtual premiere for selected guests, presenting its new World Cruise 2023, entitled ‘South Side Story – All the World’s A Stage.’ The innovative premiere comprised a pre-produced show—which represents Silversea’s largest-ever creative production—hosted by… Read the full press release

SITA helps Bahrain International Airport enhance operational efficiency to meet new standards required during COVID-19

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain International Airport’s new Passenger Terminal includes SITA Smart Path biometrics, SITA Flex, and a sophisticated airport management system. Backed by SITA’s state-of-the-art technology, Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) newly opened Passenger Terminal is better prepared to respond to the changing demands of travel during the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read the full press release

AeroLogic implements SITA eWAS Pilot weather monitoring solution

Pilots receive real-time weather and flight optimization information with SITA’s eWAS Pilot to fly safer, more cost and time-efficient routes Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — AeroLogic has become the first European cargo airline to implement the SITA eWAS Pilot weather monitoring solution, minimizing the associated cost of weather-related flight disruption. Weather phenomena are a… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop route to Key West, Florida

HEBRON, Ky., 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Feb. 9, 2021) announces a new nonstop route to Key West, Fla. via Key West International Airport (EYW) from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) beginning June 9, 2021. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $59.*… Read the full press release

CVG offers On-site rapid COVID-19 testing thru Skyology Lab partnership

ERLANGER, Ky., 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ —The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is partnering with Skyology Lab, a local leader in rapid result PCR/Antigen/Antibody testing to allow travelers and the general public to obtain COVID-19 test results in 35 minutes at the airport. The testing site is now open, located in CVG’s Terminal to the left side… Read the full press release

Warwick Brady to succeed Christoph Mueller as President & CEO of Swissport International AG

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has appointed Warwick Brady as President & CEO. He will succeed Christoph Mueller, who has been acting as the interim CEO since 1 January 2021. Christoph Mueller will become Chairman of the Board of Directors once Warwick Brady assumes the CEO role in Spring… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2021 list of World’s Most Admired® Companies

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) today (02/10/2021) announced being named to FORTUNE’s 2021 list of World’s Most Admired® Companies. Spirit is one three U.S. airlines included on the list, which serves as one of the definitive benchmarks on corporate reputation. FORTUNE surveys top executives and directors from eligible… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines awarded certified Platinum status in new health safety audit

The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying recognized Spirit Airlines with certified Platinum status in new health safety audit.   MIRAMAR, Fla., 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) was awarded Platinum status by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Health Safety initiative powered by SimpliFlying for the airline’s efforts in ensuring the highest standards of… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with People 1st for its High Flyers Apprenticeship Scheme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has teamed up with People 1st, an award-winning employment and training agency, to find the next candidate for its popular apprenticeship programme. The ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship Scheme’, launched in 2013, offers apprenticeship placements across a range of disciplines to young people… Read the full press release

Blue Diamond Resorts to combine brand concepts with Marriott International

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In a monumental move for the hotel industry, Sunwing Travel Group has announced that its hotel division, Blue Diamond Resorts, has signed an agreement with Marriott International to combine their innovative brand concepts and offer customers unparalleled vacation experiences. As part of the agreement, 19 of… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Moxy Miami South Beach

Moxy Hotels’ First Resort-Style Property Features 202 Rooms, Innovative Design, Six New Dining & Drinking Concepts by The Founders of Coyo Taco, Two Pools and a Beach Club MIAMI, FLORIDA, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Miami’s Art Deco District lights up today (FEBRUARY 11, 2021) with the opening of Moxy Miami South Beach. Lightstone, the… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Fort Worth/TCU opens its doors to guests

150 Room Hyatt Place hotel located adjacent to TCU Campus, in the heart of Fort Worth FORT WORTH, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Fort Worth/TCU announced today (February 10, 2021) its official opening. The six story, 150-room hotel is the first and only hotel to be located right next to the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean extends the Singapore season for Quantum of the Seas

Innovative Quantum Class Ship Will Remain in Singapore and Continue to Thrill Guests with World-Class Amenities, Show-Stopping Entertainment and Gourmet Dining Experiences Singapore, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (10 February 2020) announced the extension of the Singapore season for Quantum of the Seas, one of Asia’s largest and most revolutionary ships…. Read the full press release

Hyatt introduces new Hyatt Night In package to help guests reignite the joy of travel closer to home

Hyatt Night In offers locally inspired signature experiences, special perks, World of Hyatt member benefits, and more CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt is reimagining the guest experience with creativity and care and inspiring guests to take a break from the routine with the new Hyatt Night In package – perfect for… Read the full press release

Blue Islands becomes the Official Airline Partner of Jersey Reds

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has become the Official Airline Partner of Jersey Reds for the current season, working with the rugby club in helping the 1st team squad fly to forthcoming fixtures in the Greene King IPA Championship. The 2020/21 Championship season has been delayed as a… Read the full press release

ALL – Accor Live Limitless celebrates the launch of the 4th Paris Saint-Germain jersey with global digital treasure hunt

Paris, France, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Who isn’t dreaming about travelling at this particular time? From 10 to 12 February, ALL – Accor Live Limitless, the main partner and jersey sponsor of Paris Saint-Germain, is offering fans a dream getaway, while revealing the most wonderful places and hotels available among its portfolio of… Read the full press release

Accor and Katara Hospitality announce Maison Delano Paris planned to open in 2022

Maison Delano Paris will be located in the heart of the prestigious 8th Arrondissement in an 18th century mansion at 4 Rue d’Anjou. Paris, France, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, today (February 9, 2021) announced a new partnership with Accor, a… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines again named among Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Employers

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 9, 2021) celebrates again being named as one of Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Employers. The Dallas-based carrier ranks among the top 100 companies in the Large Employer category. This is the sixth year Southwest has made the list. “We are grateful… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with LanzaJet to power future flights with sustainable aviation fuel

British Airways is investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology provider and SAF producer LanzaJet as the company builds its first commercial scale plant in Georgia, USA British Airways will purchase SAF from LanzaJet’s US plant to power a number of the airline’s flights from late 2022 Deal also involves LanzaJet conducting early stage planning… Read the full press release

Booking.com invites Americans to write inspiring love letters to their favorite cities

On This Valentine’s Day, Express Your Love For The Cities You Love And Book A Special Overnight Experience In The Big Apple – Inspired By Booking.com’s Love Letter to NYC NEW YORK, NY, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With the most romantic day of the year upon us, Booking.com knows one thing for sure – America’s… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Holiday Inn Chandigarh Zirakpur

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts one of the world’s leading hotel companies, opens door to the newest hotel in the tricity – Holiday Inn Chandigarh Zirakpur in association with ABC Sites Pvt Ltd. Featuring 131 keys with scenic city views, the hotel is located on Chandigarh- Ambala highway connecting the city of… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy introduces redesigned, more intuitive version of its mobile app

Includes New Booking Options, Enhanced Customization for Contactless Experiences and Tailored Ways to Earn and Redeem Points Beyond the Stay Toward Free Nights BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Bonvoy, the travel marketplace and highly awarded travel program from Marriott International, has released a redesigned, more intuitive version of its mobile app… Read the full press release

Oman Air names Madina Al Balushi as Country Manager, Bahrain and Najma Al Naamani as Sales Manager, Sri Lanka

Muscat, Oman, 2021-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the appointment of Mrs. Madina Al Balushi as Country Manager, Bahrain and Ms. Najma Al Naamani as Sales Manager, Sri Lanka. Both will represent Oman Air in the Kingdom of Bahrain and Republic of Sri Lanka after… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces 34 new nonstop routes including nine special limited routes for Sturgis Rally 2021

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2021-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Feb. 9, 2021) announces 34 new nonstop routes, including nine special limited routes for the Sturgis Rally 2021. To celebrate, Allegiant is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $39.* “As summer approaches, we expect a lot of pent-up demand for travel,… Read the full press release

VISIT FLORIDA to host Florida Huddle 2022 on January 24–26, 2022 at the Tampa Convention Center

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. , 2021-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( February 08, 2021), VISIT FLORIDA announced that Florida Huddle 2022 will be held January 24 – 26, 2022 at the Tampa Convention Center located in downtown Tampa, Florida- the hometown of this year’s Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers! Florida Huddle is the Sunshine… Read the full press release

ACI World recognizes airports for listening and engaging with customers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recognition for airports that prioritized listening to customers during the pandemic Montreal, Canada, 2021-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (February 8, 2021) revealed those airports that have continued to prioritize listening and engaging with customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘The Voice of the Customer’ recognition is for airports… Read the full press release