Qatar Airways highlights key partnerships with US companies in its latest TV commercial and social media campaign

New commercial highlights airline’s $91.8 billion investment in 332 American-made aircraft  Airline also supports 123,000 American jobs and flies more than 3.1 million visitors to the US each year  Commercial highlights award-winning airline’s key partnerships with US companies DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has released its latest TV commercial and… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals to host its 100-hour sale beginning on Black Friday, November 24, 2017

Sale includes deals up to 40 percent off* in vacation hot spots like Northwest Florida Beaches, Beaver Creek, Whistler and more PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Thankful for another year of sharing vacation memories, Wyndham is giving thanks back to holiday shoppers. Beginning on Black Friday, November 24, 2017, at 10:00am EST,… Read the full press release

Macao ready to welcome the 43rd National Congress of APAVT delegates, November 23-27

MACAO, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office and the Portuguese Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies (APAVT, from its Portuguese acronym) are finalizing the preparations for the 43rd National Congress of APAVT, scheduled for November 23 to 27 in Macao. The congress will offer Portuguese tourism professionals a firsthand update on the… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways launches its frequent flyer programme partnership with Qatar Airways

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited is pleased to announce the launch of its frequent flyer programme partnership with codeshare partner, Qatar Airways, starting 1 November 2017. Bangkok Airways FlyerBonus members can earn and redeem FlyerBonus points on eligible Qatar Airways flights. From 1 November 2017 onwards, Bangkok Airways’s… Read the full press release

Ryanair partners with Coras to offer customers a convenient way to buy best theatre, music and sporting tickets across Europe

Special Introductory Offer On Theatre Tickets Booked Before December Dublin, Republic of Ireland, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (9 Nov) launched Ryanair Tickets, in partnership with Coras, selling the best theatre, music and sporting tickets across Europe on the Ryanair.com website. Ryanair’s 129m customers can now purchase tickets for the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality appoints Petra Götting Vice President Sales & Marketing

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The German and Swiss national has 30 years’ professional experience in the hotel industry. Following early operational roles, she focused increasingly on sales and marketing, an area she has now been working in for 25 years at well-known hotel groups and chains such as Hyatt,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces “Members Only Madness” promotion, Nov. 13 through Nov. 17

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — For holiday shopping early birds, Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains can’t happen soon enough. So, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced a series of special surprise savings and bonuses. The weeklong “Members Only Madness” promotion will offer Choice Privileges… Read the full press release

London Heathrow launches AOE’s OM³ suite to transform digital experience for passengers

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s biggest Airport, London Heathrow, has announced that it will launch AOE’s OM³ suite as a significant step in transforming the airports digital experience. The announcement is further proof of the accelerating momentum that the OM³ suite has generated in the aviation industry, coming shortly after Auckland… Read the full press release

VisitScotland launches global campaign which aims to grow Scotland’s multi-million pound Business Events sector

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland is encouraging global brands, charities and organisations from Life Sciences to Robotics to use Scotland as a place to make dynamic new discoveries and inventions in an ambitious digital campaign. The national tourism organisation has brought together the country’s big four convention bureaux in Glasgow, Aberdeen,… Read the full press release

The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions will hold its annual two-day Autumn Conference from 9th – 10th November 2017

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA), which represents the interests of the visitor attractions sector in Scotland, will be holding its annual two-day Autumn Conference at The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, Cumbernauld from 9th – 10th November 2017. This year’s conference, themed around ‘Great Expectations’, will bring… Read the full press release

Duetto introduces BlockBuster application that enhances collaboration between sales and revenue management

San Francisco, CA, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, has introduced BlockBuster, a cloud-based application that enhances collaboration between sales and revenue management, allowing both teams to break out of their silos and close more contracted business at higher average daily rates. Combined with the company’s flagship Open… Read the full press release

Travelport becomes the preferred travel commerce platform of hotel loyalty innovator Wanup

LANGLEY, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform, has today announced a global agreement with Wanup, the new innovator in the hotel industry. Under its debut agreement with Travelport, Wanup will make a selection of Travelport’s 650,000 bookable hotel properties to complement its own hotel collection, based on rating, destination and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific enhances offerings of its loyalty programme – the Marco Polo Club

Earn more club points with Cathay Pacific wherever you fly from 8 December 2017 Hong kong, China, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues to improve the offerings of its loyalty programme – the Marco Polo Club – in response to members’ feedback. Effective 8 December 2017, all Marco Polo Club members will… Read the full press release

Oman Air sponsored the ITP (International Travel Partnership) Global Conference held in Muscat

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — In an ongoing effort to enhance the relationships with the corporate travel trade, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, supported the recently concluded ITP (International Travel Partnership) Global Conference held in Muscat from 18-20th October. The ITP Annual Conference is held in different locations each… Read the full press release

Spain-Holiday.com: City breaks now represent 26% of all holidays in Spain

MALAGA, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With the clocks going back last weekend and the winter nights closing in, the impulse to book a last-minute flight to somewhere sunny is very tempting. However, a cheap flight does not necessarily mean a cheap and cheerful weekend away. Which city destination offers the best value depends to… Read the full press release

VisitScotland creates its very first interactive gin map

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With the UK’s love affair with Mother’s Ruin showing no signs of slowing down, VisitScotland is quenching the thirst of gin fans with the creation of its very first interactive gin map. Taking you on a virtual tour, Scotland’s Gin Map, currently holds details of over 40 producers… Read the full press release

British Airways sponsors the inaugural Run Gatwick event taking place on Sunday May 13, 2018

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today announced that it will be headline sponsor of the inaugural Run Gatwick event, an exciting new road race taking place on Sunday May 13, 2018. British Airways unveiled its sponsorship with a photoshoot with women’s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe. Paula, who is… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Kyodo News Digital partner to help foreigners overcome cultural and language barriers during trips in Japan

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and Kyodo News Digital Co., Ltd. (KND) are partnering on an online project to help foreigners overcome cultural and language barriers during trips to Japan, in order to make their travel experiences more pleasant and enjoyable. According to the Japan Tourism Agency[1], the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific treats Hong Kong and Macau senior residents to 25% discount on all flights

25% off flights for Hong Kong and Macau residents aged 65 and over until 23 March 2018 HONG KONG, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — From today until 21 November 2017, Hong Kong and Macau residents aged 65 and over will enjoy a 25% discount on all flights departing on or before 23 March 2018. The… Read the full press release

Madrid Convention Bureau with roadshow in Washington DC and New York

With the aim  to promote Madrid as a venue for congresses and meetings in the US market, Madrid Convention Bureau has successfully made a roadshow in Washington DC and New York. MADRID, SPAIN, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The City Council is stepping up its efforts to promote the destination of Madrid as venue for… Read the full press release

Comfort brand hotels adds freshly baked Cinnamon Roll waffles to its complimentary breakfast starting 2018

Nationwide voting campaign spices up complimentary hot breakfast ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — In a nationwide campaign, the Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites brands asked Americans to sink their teeth into a flavor battle over a crowd-pleasing breakfast item asking, “What’s Your Waffle?” In the end, Cinnamon Roll devoured the competition as guests’ favorite new waffle flavor…. Read the full press release

Get to know more about Oregon with new “Travel Oregon: The Game”

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Could you survive a journey along the Oregon Trail? The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, is inviting all adventurers to try with the launch of “Travel Oregon: The Game,” created as an homage to the classic game many remember from childhood. The Oregon Trail is one of… Read the full press release

Dolphin’s CRM technology to streamline business processes and improve customer communication of Infinity & Beyond Travel and Full Circle

LONDON, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Infinity & Beyond Travel and Full Circle roll out Dolphin’s CRM technology to streamline business processes and improve customer communication. Offering tailor-made itineraries to world-wide destinations, Infinity & Beyond Travel has chosen to use the Dolphin system to maintain a customer base and keep a centralised record of enquiries… Read the full press release

Katie Diederichs winner of UNWTO Travel Competition

The competition is part of the celebrations of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 The travellers’ competition closed with 2,400 submissions and one lucky winner: Katie Diederichs, who will be embarking on an unforgettable trip across six different countries to tell the world how tourism can make a positive change.   MADRID, SPAIN, 2017-Oct-31… Read the full press release

Oman Air Cargo launches new 100% Cloud-based Cargo ERP Solution, powered by SmartKargo

Airline to Leverage Real-time Data and Shipment Visibility to Drive Operational Excellence and Customer Service Muscat, Oman, 2017-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Cargo, one of the most innovative and fast growing air cargo carriers, announced today that it has launched its new 100% Cloud-based Cargo ERP Solution, implemented by SmartKargo, the world’s most… Read the full press release

Delta Hotels by Marriott’s GreenSTAY program marks 100,000 trees planted in Alberta and starts on the next 100,000 in Niagara Ontario

Program marks the planting of 100,000 trees in Alberta and begins next phase of planting in Niagara Ontario Mississauga, ON, 2017-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — In only 32 months, Delta Hotels by Marriott, in partnership with WEARTH, has to date helped Delta hotel guests to plant more than 100,000 trees in conserved lands across Alberta, Canada through the hotels’… Read the full press release

ACI World selects Halifax Stanfield International Airport as Host for the inaugural ASQ Forum and Customer Excellence Global Summit

Nova Scotia, Canada, 2017-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has selected Halifax Stanfield International Airport as Host for the inaugural Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Forum and Customer Excellence Global Summit, to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from September 9-13, 2018. “ACI is delighted that Halifax Stanfield will be the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific holds successful second annual Hackathon competition

Tech-savvy, business-minded youngsters battle it out to create solutions to enhance the airline’s customer experience HONG KONG, 2017-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Innovation was the name of the game at the second Cathay Pacific 24-hour Hackathon, which was successfully held this past weekend at the airline’s headquarters at Hong Kong International Airport. The competition was… Read the full press release

RoomIt by CWT adds Expedia Affiliate Network to its available supply

Bellevue, WA, 2017-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — RoomIt by CWT, the new hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the leading global travel management company, today announces a new agreement with Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), a brand within the Expedia group. This agreement will make rates and availabilities for EAN supply available to RoomIt and… Read the full press release