Oman Air introduces its revamped mobile application

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced its revamped mobile application for iOS and Android smartphones allowing its guests to organise and manage their journey on the go. Utilizing the latest innovations in mobile technology, Oman Air’s new app is a user-friendly platform… Read the full press release

The 2018 Millennium Park Summer Music Series unveils lineup of FREE outdoor concerts, June 13 and August 15 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Headliners include Mt. Joy, Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, Chucho Valdes & Jazz Batá, Flora Cash, Car Seat Headrest, Brent Cobb, Orchestral Interpretations of J Dilla-Directed by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Los Amigos Invisibles, Rev. Sekou, a Celebration of Donny Hathaway, Jupiter & Okwess, and many more Chicago, IL, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2018… Read the full press release

Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association announces new media partnership with Follow Me Network (FMN)

Miramar, FL, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), the trade association that represents the mutual interests between destinations and stakeholders in the Caribbean and Latin America and FCCA Member Lines that operate 95 percent of the global cruising capacity, is pleased to announce their new media partnership with Follow Me Network (FMN),… Read the full press release

Emirates launches a pan-African brand advertising campaign

Launches original music video as part of the campaign Dubai, UAE, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has launched a pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talent and achievements of young Africans, taking the message of ‘New Africa’ to the world. The campaign also features an original music video produced by Kenyan musician… Read the full press release

Ibis launches new music program, ibis Music

Paris, France, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ibis’ new music program, ibis Music, is the latest step in the brand’s transformation, offering local residents and travellers a totally new experience in hospitality, creating vibrant social hubs for increased social interaction with the local community. The program is a 360˚ activation in music beginning with a… Read the full press release

Air France introduces new model of its “Kids” activity kit on board its long-haul flights

Paris, France, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — From April 2019, Air France will be offering a new model of its “Kids” activity kit on board its long-haul flights. This new brightly-coloured kit is offered by the crew to all children between the ages of 5 and 11. It contains all kinds of surprises for… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings nominates Wei Hopeman and Vanessa Wittman for election to its Board

NORWALK, Conn., 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (March 28, 2019) announced that it has nominated Wei Hopeman, Managing Partner at Arbor Ventures, and Vanessa Wittman, who will be joining Glossier as Chief Financial Officer in April, for election to the Board at the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders in June 2019…. Read the full press release

CDA: Studio ORD selected to design new O’Hare Global Terminal and historic $8.5 billion expansion

Studio ORD selected to design new O’Hare Global Terminal and historic $8.5 billion expansion​​ CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is announcing the selection of an architect team to lead the design of the unprecedented $8.5 billion expansion program for O’Hare International Airport. Following a competitive process that shortlisted five… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Castle remains the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions

Attractions in Scotland saw the biggest increase in visitors according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Edinburgh Castle has retained its status as the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) which today (Wednesday 27 March) released its… Read the full press release

HMSHost earns top honors from The Moodies and the Adrian Awards for innovative marketing campaigns

Moodie Davitt Report and Adrian Awards honor HMSHost for innovative marketing campaigns; PRWeek recognizes HMSHost marketing & communications leader BETHESDA, MD., 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost was recognized as a leader in marketing and digital innovation after receiving top honors by The Moodies, as well as the Adrian Awards. Among the awards, HMSHost’s… Read the full press release

Executive Club members have the chance to collect 100% bonus Avios to celebrate British Airways’ 100th year celebration

Promotion applies across all routes and cabins Members who book and complete six qualifying flights also receive a bonus 2,019 Avios LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In its centenary year, British Airways is running a promotion giving its Executive Club Members the chance to collect 100 per cent more (double) Avios when they… Read the full press release

SIA’s World Gourmet Forum 2019: “A Taste of the Future”

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) acclaimed International Culinary Panel (ICP) will be embarking on a new approach in the year ahead with seasonal menus that are prepared in a lighter cuisine style. The initiative, which was one of many announced at SIA’s World Gourmet Forum today, is the latest addition to… Read the full press release

Chicago City presents the summer season of Chicago City Markets

The market season kicks off on Thursday, May 9, at Daley Plaza featuring the unveiling of the winning design of the COUNTRY Financial® Reusable Bag Contest Chicago, IL, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to present the summer season of Chicago City Markets. Chicago City Markets… Read the full press release

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts announces collaboration with sustainable French beauty brand La Bouche Rouge

(Avec Amour) by Le Meridien Brings the Brand’s Parisian Style & Playful Sensibility to its More Than 100 Hotels around the World  NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Born in 1960s Paris, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts continues to celebrate an era of glamorous travel – today (03/21/2019) announcing a collaboration with sustainable French beauty… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub starts RYDES mobility app

Europe’s first reward program for all urban mobility services as well as air, rail and bus travel between different cities Eurowings and the carsharing provider MILES support the launch with their own mobility challenges and rewards The RYDES app is now available for iOS and Android COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In cities… Read the full press release

Celebrate Easter at Hilton Singapore’s Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch on Sunday, April 21

Return of the popular annual Hilton Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch and introduction of limited edition D9 Cakery Easter dessert collection SINGAPORE, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This Easter, hop along to Hilton Singapore for the popular Hilton Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch on Sunday, April 21 – a perennial favorite with the weekend brunching crowd in the city…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces joint venture with Travelport

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., (TSE: 9201) (“JAL”) and Travelport Worldwide (NYSE: TVPT) (“Travelport”), a leading travel technology company, today (March 19, 2019) agreed to form a joint venture to take ownership of Travelport Japan K.K. (“Travelport Japan”) and JAL’s 100% owned subsidiary, Axess International Network, Inc. (“Axess”). Under… Read the full press release

The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop to take place at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘Chinese Outbound Tourism Market’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to understand the different market segments of the Chinese outbound market, including current and… Read the full press release

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