Air Canada recognized with five Global Traveler and WhereverFamily awards

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada won five honours in a series of awards for excellence in leisure and lifestyle travel, and the best of family travel. The carrier was voted by readers of FXExpress Publications’ well-regarded travel magazine, Global Traveler and its sister publication WhereverFamily for the following accolades: Leisure Lifestyle Awards Best… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s nonstop service from Kansas City to Toronto

Kansas City, MO, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — In August 1996, Air Canada inaugurated nonstop service from Kansas City to Toronto. After decades of linking the two North American countries with nonstop air service, the carrier ceased operating the route during the pandemic in March 2020.The day has come to rejoin the two countries… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean opens bookings on cruises from Singapore to Malaysia

Holidaymakers can Sail to Destinations for the First Time in Two Years, Starting with Malaysia on 30th June SINGAPORE, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidaymakers can now set their sights on adventures beyond the shores of Singapore with Royal Caribbean International. Cruises to somewhere are making a long-awaited comeback in Singapore when Spectrum of the Seas begins cruising to popular destinations in Malaysia as… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism announces online availability of “Discover Arkansas” June edition

LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The June edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. In this month’s edition of Discover Arkansas, we’re headed to the lake! Arkansas’s lush landscape provides the… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation updates on operating results for May, summer travel booking trends, and closes on asset dispositions

System-wide RevPAR Accelerates in May; Future Bookings Continue to Strengthen Chicago, IL, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — In conjunction with the start of the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: H) is pleased to share an update on operating results for May, summer travel booking trends,… Read the full press release

Hyatt welcomes Austria Haus Hotel in Vail, Colorado to its Destination by Hyatt portfolio

Boutique hotel in the heart of Vail Village offers immersive experiences, genuine service and a gateway to discover the magic of the locale CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 2, 2022) the addition of the 25-room Austria Haus Hotel in Vail, Colo to its growing Destination… Read the full press release

Javier Águila to succeed Peter Fulton as group president EAME at Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Apple Leisure Group’s Javier Águila to follow Peter Fulton CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 2, 2022) announced a leadership change positioning Hyatt for continued strategic growth in the Europe, Africa & Middle East (EAME) region. Javier Águila has been appointed incoming group president EAME, following the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces 349-room Hyatt Centric Edinburgh Haymarket, slated to open in mid-2025

Located in the heart of the city, the full-service lifestyle property will mark the first Hyatt hotel in Scotland and second Hyatt Centric hotel in the United Kingdom CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 1, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans for a new-build resort in Quintana Roo, Mexico – the Grand Hyatt Cancún Beach Resort

Grand Hyatt Cancún Beach Resort will build on Hyatt’s continued growth of its luxury resort portfolio in Latin America, fueled by leisure travel demand CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 1, 2022) plans for Grand Hyatt Cancún Beach Resort, a new-build resort in Quintana Roo, Mexico… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® welcomes Justin Soffer as its Global Director, Member Acquisition

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company that provides exclusive offers and experiences for members, announces that Justin Soffer has joined the Company as Global Director, Member Acquisition. In this position, Mr. Soffer will oversee new member acquisition for Travelzoo and provide support for the new Travelzoo META. A tech investor… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines starts thrice-weekly service to Washington DC via Lomé, Togo

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, commenced thrice-weekly passenger service to Washington DC via Lomé, Togo as of 01 June 2022. The new flight increases the frequency of Ethiopian Airlines’ flights to Washington DC to 10 from the existing seven weekly flights it operates via Dublin. The… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes AnadoluJet’s services between Budapest and Istanbul

Budapest, Hungary, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Istanbul, a city that is both European and Asian, is a favorite with many travelers, with its unique culture and fascinating history. Tens of thousands of Hungarians travel from Budapest to the Turkish metropolis every year, and from June, they can do so with AnadoluJet flights as… Read the full press release

SAS starts direct routes to Toronto from Copenhagen and Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is expanding its network in North America and is now starting direct routes to Toronto from Copenhagen and Stockholm. SAS will operate three weekly flights from Copenhagen and four weekly flights from Stockholm with its brand-new A321LR aircraft. The inaugural flight takes place on June 2[nd]… Read the full press release

British Airways inaugurates the only direct route between London and Oregon

London, UK, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 3, 2022) Portland, Oregon became the newest destination on the British Airways route map as flight BA0267 touched down at Portland International Airport (PDX) at 5.05pm local time. Creating the only direct route between London (Heathrow) and Oregon, the inaugural flight received a warm local… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Finnair’s new Helsinki−Seattle route

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The opening of Finnair’s new Helsinki−Seattle route was celebrated at Helsinki Airport on Wednesday, 1 June, in a cheerful atmosphere. Finnair flies to its new destination three times a week. “We are very happy that this connection between Helsinki and Seattle has now been opened. This new… Read the full press release

Balmuir and Marimekko stores opens at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — As a result of Finavia’s extensive development programme, the commercial selection of Helsinki Airport’s gate area will be renewed during the summer and autumn. Among the new stores are the Finnish brands Balmuir and Marimekko. – The brands represented at Helsinki Airport act as business cards for… Read the full press release

The Spas at Mandarin Oriental launches new wellness program to celebrate Global Wellness Day 2022

Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spas at Mandarin Oriental honour Global Wellness Day 2022 with the launch of ‘Intelligent Movement’, an innovative wellness program designed to bridge the gap between The Spas and Fitness Centres. Created in collaboration with Hong Kong based Joint Dynamics, this ground-breaking new treatment and training approach assists guests… Read the full press release

flydubai offers special fares to ten unique destinations this summer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ —Dubai-based airline flydubai is offering special fares to ten unique destinations for the upcoming summer travel period. This summer offer includes special fares to some of our popular summer destinations like Bodrum, Mykonos, Santorini and Tivat, and also features flydubai’s latest destinations Izmir and Pisa. This… Read the full press release

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts announces brand’s debut in Qatar with the opening of Royal Méridien Doha

Introducing the Brand’s Timeless Chic Design and Distinctly European Spirit to Qatar’s Iconic Future City, Lusail Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, unveils Le Royal Méridien Doha, marking the European-born brand’s debut in Qatar. Located in the heart of the… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of W Algarve, Portugal

W Algarve Marks the Brand’s Portuguese Debut, Giving Sunseekers a New Reason to Visit the Region with Energetic Beats and Striking Flavours BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (JUNE 1, 2022) announces the highly anticipated opening of W Algarve…. Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Amman

The Ritz-Carlton, Amman Introduces the Brand’s Legendary Service in the Kingdom’s Capital, Welcoming Guests to Create Unforgettable Memories AMMAN, JORDAN, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (JUNE 2, 2022) announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Amman, ushering in a new standard of… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Iberia Airlines new nonstop service between Washington, D.C. and Madrid

New capital-to-capital connection features special-themed aircraft, sustainable aviation fuel blend Washington DC, USA, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority celebrated the launch of Iberia Airline’s new nonstop service between Washington, D.C. (IAD) and Spain’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) on Wednesday. The inaugural flight, featuring a special City of Madrid… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Ethiopian Airlines’ new nonstop flights to Lomé, Togo

First-ever nonstop service from North America to African nation of Togo Washington DC, USA, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority celebrated the launch of Ethiopian Airlines’ new nonstop flights from Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Lomé, Togo (LFW), on Wednesday. The new service, operating three times per week on a… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko again earns EarthCheck Certified Silver status

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In an important milestone, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has achieved Certified Silver status through EarthCheck, the world’s leading business advisory group specialising in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry. Hotels participating in EarthCheck Certified actively monitor and report their environmental and social… Read the full press release

Qantas celebrates new direct Perth – Rome services with Italian favourites

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Italian favourites will feature across selected Qantas lounge and international inflight menus this month to celebrate the Flying Kangaroo’s new direct Perth – Rome services which launch on 25 June. Passengers taking off on the new services will experience la dolce vita in the sky with an… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Hotel, Nice welcomes Chef Julia Sedefdjian to Calade this summer

Brussels/Nice, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu Hotel, Nice and Restaurant Calade’s Chef David Rodriguez are proud to welcome France’s youngest Michelin-star chef and Nice-native Julia Sedefdjian to the hotel’s panoramic rooftop for a residence this Summer to celebrate the hotel’s 25th anniversary. Calade by Julia Sedefdjian will be open for lunch and… Read the full press release

Hyatt partners with BabyQuip to offer convenient stays for families this summer

Destination by Hyatt guests can receive $100 off qualifying BabyQuip baby gear rentals of $150 or more at properties across the U.S. CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Inspiring families to make the most of their summer travel with relaxing and worry-free stays, Hyatt and BabyQuip, a leader in baby gear rentals, are teaming… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport receives Airport Health Accreditation renewal from Airports Council International

Airport recognized for measures to protect passengers and workers during COVID-19 pandemic SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has received renewal of its Airport Health Accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) World and ACI Americas. ACI’s Airport Health Accreditation program evaluates health measures and… Read the full press release

IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) Portal and IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) are successfully driving greater standardization of ground handling processes around the world.

Paris, France, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) Portal and IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) are successfully driving greater standardization of ground handling processes around the world. This is particularly important for the rapid build-up of operations as COVID-19… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Presenting Sponsor for the 2022/23 Concacaf Nations League

The second edition of the competition creates more regional matches  and rivalries – throughout 2022 and 2023 The multi-year partnership agreement kicked off with the Concacaf Gold Cup 2021 DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The multi-year sponsorship agreement between Qatar Airways and Concacaf enters its second year, with the airline taking centre… Read the full press release