Emirates Skywards rolls out limited time offer for all Skywards members to boost their Miles

Skywards members can earn up to 4X Miles on Emirates and flydubai through special offer in March Members also stand to win a million miles by donating to the Emirates Airline Foundation Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, is rolling out a new limited… Read the full press release

VisitScotland Growth Fund supports EdinburghWows campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The first-ever collaborative marketing campaign between Edinburgh’s arts venues will showcase the city as a must-see cultural destination all year round with the help of VisitScotland. EdinburghWows, a campaign based on highlighting the emotional connections stirred by outstanding cultural experiences, has received a £25,000 Growth Fund award… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport will participate in the Passenger Terminal Expo 2019

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA) is set to participate in the Passenger Terminal Expo 2019 (PTE), the world’s leading international airport conference and exhibition, taking place in London on 26, 27, and 28 March 2019. PTE, the most highly-regarded airport conference in the world, attracts over 7000 senior airport, airline,… Read the full press release

Scoot adds PayNow as a payment option

Scoot customers in Singapore can now choose to pay via PayNow, credit card or AXS when booking flights via FlyScoot website. Singapore, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Scoot today (18 March 2019) announced the availability of PayNow as a payment option for customers who book flights via the FlyScoot website – becoming the first airline… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport to welcome new food, new beverage and new Indy-focused dining experiences

Local, national brands serving up Hoosier flavor INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — New food, new beverage and new Indy-focused dining experiences will be coming to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), thanks to today’s Indianapolis Airport Authority Board vote to approve six new contracts at the terminal. The vote took place during today’s monthly… Read the full press release

HMSHost to operate 10 Indianapolis International Airport (IND) dining locations under a 10-year contract

IND travelers to get new Shake Shack, Indiana Pacers Basketball venue, Beer Garden and more INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority approved global restaurateur HMSHost today (March 15, 2019) to operate 10 Indianapolis International Airport (IND) dining locations under a 10-year contract valued at approximately $147 million. HMSHost’s new dining locations with… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines partners with Accenture to pilot AI-enhanced service at Narita and Haneda Airport

Introduces Voice Recognition Service to Speed Up and Improve Check-in Experiences at Narita and Haneda Airport Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on a new service that applies artificial intelligence (AI) to answer passenger requests at the airline’s check-in counters. The service assesses what check-in… Read the full press release

Singapore to host to a sizeable number of business events from 2019 and beyond

The three clusters are amongst the top-performing sectors for business events secured in 2018, to be held in Singapore in 2019 and beyond Singapore, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore will play host to a sizeable number of business events from 2019 and beyond, with several of these events secured being inaugural editions.  In particular,… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates announces an ultimate girlfriends staycation experience

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates is making unforgettable memories happen with an ultimate girlfriends staycation available from March 1st. The exclusive experience includes a dreamy Afternoon Tea and a VIP shopping tour at a leading luxury department store. Let quality time in the elegant surroundings of the… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 featuring the beloved Disney character Dumbo

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines today (3/6/2019) unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. The airline known for inspiring its Guests to take to the skies, is teaming up with Disney to celebrate the upcoming release of its live-action movie “Dumbo,”… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay becomes the UK’s first Makaton Friendly Airport

75 members of staff from across the Airport have taken part in Makaton training to help improve the Airport experience for all of our passengers. CORNWALL, England, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay is proud to have become the UK’s first Makaton Friendly Airport. 75 members of the team at Cornwall Airport Newquay… Read the full press release

Travelport launches global campaign to improve awareness and use of the DPNA SSR code to give more support to passengers with intellectual disabilities

Campaign allied to the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2019 targets greater use of the DPNA Special Service Request code1, used to alert airlines when a traveler has an intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance Company discovered exceptionally low use of the code across the world in 2018 Poll of travel agents revealed just… Read the full press release

Millennium Hilton Bangkok partners with Rizen Energy to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Hilton Bangkok has announced its partnership with Rizen Energy, the authorised importer and distributor of BYD electric vehicles, to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service. With the intention to help solve Bangkok’s critical pollution problem, the collaborative project aims to reduce 15,000 kilogrammes of carbon in 2019 by… Read the full press release

Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe partners with Mattel to celebrate Barbie’s 60th anniversary

In honor of Barbie®’s 60th anniversary, Mattel has converted a guest room into the iconic doll’s DreamCamper MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating the internationally recognized fashion doll’s 60th anniversary, Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe has partnered with Mattel to transform one of the hotel’s spacious guest rooms into the ultimate Barbie® glamping experience for… Read the full press release

Vistara becomes the first Indian airline to offer sanitary pads on flights within India

Vistara to provide organic bio-degradable sanitary napkins to customers upon request Service to be available on all flights across Vistara network starting 8 March 2019 Part of ‘Vistara for Women’: A suite of services especially for women All-women crew to operate retro-themed flights on the #VistaraRetroJet between Delhi and Goa on Women’s Day, with crew… Read the full press release

TravelClick extends its Guest Management Solutions (GMS) with the addition of Demand360 to its Campaign Advisor toolkit

Hoteliers using TravelClick’s Guest Management Solutions and Demand360® can identify the most valuable time periods to run campaigns. NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, an Amadeus company, today (March 5, 2019) announced it is extending its Guest Management Solutions (GMS) with the addition of Demand360 to its Campaign Advisor toolkit. Building… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces the appointment of three new board members and the reappointment of one existing member to its board of directors

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has announced the appointment of three new board members and the reappointment of one existing member to the Brand USA board of directors. Appointments to the Brand USA board of directors are made by the U.S. Secretary of… Read the full press release

British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas opens its largest airport store at London Gatwick

The 82m2 North Terminal outlet offers womenswear, travel essentials and gifts The brand’s “growing presence in busy UK travel hubs makes it the perfect fit for Gatwick”, says Rachel Bulford, Gatwick Head of Retail LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas has launched a new store in London Gatwick’s North… Read the full press release

South African Airways (SAA) Voyager launches its own SAA Voyager Mobile Application

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) Voyager has launched its own SAA Voyager Mobile Application.  This means that the transactional experience for Voyager members is now in the palm of members’ hand with easy navigation whilst on the go. The current SAA Mobile App only displays a customer’s status… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin will devote an international platform to Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) segment for the first time

High exhibitor demand – some 10,000 exhibiting companies from 181 countries and regions – Malaysia is the Official Partner Country – ITB to announce the launch of ITB India 2020 – New Technology, Tours & Activities segment – Also new: the ITB Virtual Reality Lab – ITB Berlin Convention: high-ranking international speakers – Environmental sustainability,… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a channel dedicated to award-winning and nominated films as part of its in-flight entertainment

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the 72nd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) and the 91st Academy Awards ceremony (The Oscars), British Airways is launching a channel dedicated to award-winning and nominated films as part of its in-flight entertainment. The category, named Award Worthy, features films that collectively won eleven BAFTAs and… Read the full press release

Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur Join Hands with Amistad Partners

“A heritage hotel with conference facilities and an Indoor Courtyard, close to Pavilion and Twin Towers” LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Known as the crown jewel of Royale Chulan Hotels and Resorts, Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur join hands with Amistad Partners, a UK-based global hotel representation company. Royale Chulan is a luxurious… Read the full press release

Gekko Group Joins Amistad Partners’ Luxury Hotel Portfolio

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Amistad Partners is happy to announce that we are joining hands with one of the leading brands in hospitality and gastronomy industries, the Gekko Group. Having a rich portfolio of real estates, gastronomy, hotels, and events, Gekko Group has been constantly expanding its brand since 2016. The… Read the full press release

SAS inspires travelers from around the world to visit Scandinavia with new campaign

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The new SAS campaign “Scandinavia Starts at Takeoff” is inspiring travelers from around the world to visit Scandinavia. Across four short films employees of SAS share what they love most about Scandinavia. “Scandinavia Starts at Takeoff” is the name and concept behind the new SAS campaign launched on… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin: First ITB Virtual Reality Lab to highlight the prospects for VR and AR in tourism

First ITB Virtual Reality Lab at the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show – In Hall 10.2 experts highlight the prospects for VR and AR in tourism and offer an insight into the latest technologies and projects – Visitors can explore ITB Berlin with Pokémon GO Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Virtual Reality instead of… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces new champagne, wine and Japanese sake selection for First and Business Class on its international flights

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines is pleased to unveil its First and Business Class champagne, wine and Japanese sake selection, which will be served on its international flights. To highlight the carrier`s First Class selection, JAL will serve Salon 2007, a rare vintage champagne, to its First Class customers on international flights… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca to dedicate the month of March to women with special offers and promotions

Casablanca, Morocco, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — This March, Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca will honour women with a dedicated series of experiences. Discover a specially curated menu at signature restaurant Bleu on March 8, 2019 or pamper oneself with a special spa promotion throughout the entire month. The purpose of International Women’s Day is to celebrate women’s achievements… Read the full press release

VisitBritain and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to boost inbound tourism to Britain through digital campaign

National tourism agency VisitBritain has launched a digital campaign with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to boost inbound tourism to Britain. LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The £150,000 campaign, which kicks off today, Friday 22 February, will run for five weeks in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, to promote travel to Britain and drive visitor… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts marks the launch of its newest flagship in Hong Kong with the latest installment of its global Rosewood Regulars advertising campaign

HONG KONG , CHINA, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® today announces the launch of the latest installment of its signature global Rosewood Regulars advertising campaign, to mark the launch of its eagerly-anticipated newest global flagship in Hong Kong, the home of Rosewood Hotel Group. Developed in collaboration with Studio Dangin, as the… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport introduces redesigned shopping experience from spring 2019

Redesigned airport shopping from spring 2019 / Heinemann Duty Free opens three sales spaces with new concepts Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A redesigned shopping experience awaits passengers at Hamburg Airport from spring 2019. Several shop spaces on the Passenger Pier in the airport’s security-controlled area are being remodelled. Hamburg-based company Gebr. Heinemann… Read the full press release