Hyatt House announces new bar bites and craft cocktail menu, H Bar Sip + Snack

CHICAGO, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hyatt House brand today announced its new bar bites and craft cocktail menu, H Bar Sip + Snack. With new, shareable bar bites and an expanded list of craft cocktails, the H Bar Sip + Snack menu has everything guests need when hunger strikes. Whether craving something healthy, decadent or… Read the full press release

Biarritz Airport to implement Amadeus Airport Common Use Service to improve the passenger experience

Amadeus’ common use technology helps Biarritz Airport differentiate by making check-in truly mobile to improve the passenger experience Adoption of Amadeus ACUS to help the airport manage peak summer demand whilst reducing costs for airlines Madrid, Spain, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Imagine being checked-in at the hotel or at your congress center before you… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts partners with Nora Tobin to provide tailored health and well-being guests experiences

Luxury Hotel Brand Partners with Health & Wellness Leader to Create Multi-Faceted Guest Programming Bethesda, MD, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts today announced its partnership with Nora Tobin, naming the health and wellness leader as the brand’s Wellness Ambassador.  This partnership stems from JW Marriott’s commitment to the guest… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to base Miles & More award miles on the price of the flight beginning in March 2018

Going forward, the assignment of award miles will be based on the price of the flight Bonus award miles for status members doubled at Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, among others No change to status miles and privileges Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award… Read the full press release

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman   Amman, Jordan, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman has appointed XAYA Design Atelier as the creative directors of the property’s lobby centrepiece and The Foyer Lounge. Just as guests enter the lobby they are welcomed by a magical and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort announces new collaboration with fashion illustrator Dallas Shaw

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort announces new collaboration with fashion illustrator Dallas Shaw   Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A., 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort has set the stage for style and modern glamour within the hospitality industry in Central Florida. The only… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels debuts Choice Privileges Tap the App sweepstakes

“Tap the App” Sweepstakes offers members chances to win more than 10 million points ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels, is celebrating the holidays by giving its loyal members chances to win prizes totaling more than 10 million Choice Privileges points. The popular loyalty program has… Read the full press release

VisitEngland announces the latest bids to secure funding from the Discover England Fund

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The two large-scale projects, worth up to £1million, and one pilot, worth up to £500,000, will develop England’s competitive tourism offer. The winning bids include a project to build on the North of England’s growing reputation as a first-class destination for cultural holidays, encourage tourists to the… Read the full press release

Royal Brunei Airlines joins the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) as its newest aviation member

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Brunei Airlines, the national carrier of Brunei Darussalam, has joined the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome Royal Brunei Airlines to the PATA family as our newest aviation member. I look forward to working with them as they… Read the full press release

Swissport names Christoph Meier VP Head of Group Communications

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Christoph is an experienced corporate communications professional with a proven track record in leading global teams and internal and external partners. Christoph joins Swissport from Lufthansa Group, where he was Head of Communication Strategy & Planning, tasked with drafting the Group Communications agenda, integrated content planning and multi-channel… Read the full press release

easyJet announces sponsorship with Great British Telemark Skiing team member Ben Emsley

easyJet has announced a sponsorship with 20 year old Ben Emsley, a member of the Great British Telemark Skiing team.  LUTON, UK, 2017-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched sponsorship with 20 year old Ben Emsley, a member of the Great British Telemark Skiing team. The airline is providing flight support… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® named the “Best Provider of Travel Deals” at the National Tourism Awards in China

SHANGHAI, China, 2017-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has been named the “Best Provider of Travel Deals” at the National Tourism Awards in China. The awards, which are now in their thirteenth year, are considered the largest and the most influential award event in China’s travel… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® wins 2017 British Travel Award in the ‘Best Travel Deals/Price Comparison Website’ category for the sixth consecutive year

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, won the prestigious 2017 British Travel Award in the ‘Best Travel Deals/Price Comparison Website’ category, marking the sixth consecutive year that Travelzoo has received this accolade. The British Travel Awards were held at Battersea Evolution in London… Read the full press release

Tourism Western Australia partners with Travelport to promote Perth and Western Australia to travel agents

Langley, United Kingdom, 2017-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Western Australia (Tourism WA) has teamed up with Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, to promote Perth and Western Australia to travel agents. Tourism WA’s Executive Director Strategy, Brand & Marketing Services, Louise Scott said, “With access to more than 68,000 travel agencies worldwide, Travelport would help… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces Hello Kitty as Special Ambassador to promote “Travel. Enjoy. Respect”. campaign

MADRID, Spain, 2017-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — United Nations designated the year 2017 “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” and World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) (Headquarters in Madrid; Secretary General Dr. Taleb Rifai) plays a leading role to promote it. UNWTO and Sanrio signed an agreement that appoints Hello Kitty as Special Ambassador of the International… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport invites guests on December 16 to enjoy its new Gateway Transformation and a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus

Grand Rapids, MI, 2017-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) is getting into the holiday spirit with an open house, and a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus. On Saturday, December 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., GFIA is opening its doors for a unique experience where guests can pre-register… Read the full press release

English Heritage hosts a series of new after-dark enchanted events at six historic places this December

An English Heritage survey asks participants when they put up their festive lights, with 77 per cent agreeing Christmas is not complete without them SWINDON, UK, 2017-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Most British people put up their Christmas lights on 1 December, according to a new English Heritage survey. Modern celebrations begin much earlier than they did for medieval people, who… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines continues its support to ORF’s Light of Peace Campaign

Flight OS 858 with the Light of Peace landed in Vienna Friday night Transport from Tel Aviv to Vienna and North America A light as a symbol for peace VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines brought the ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) Light of Peace from Tel Aviv to Austria for the 31st time…. Read the full press release

HSMAI announces organizational membership option to become available in 2018

McLean, VA, 2017-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), which is celebrating 90 years of fueling sales, inspiring marketing, and optimizing revenue, announces that an organizational membership option will become available in 2018. It will allow hotel companies, ownership groups, hotel management companies, and partner companies to be HSMAI… Read the full press release

San Antonio named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s lineup of must-see destinations to visit in 2018

SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — San Antonio has been named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s annual lineup of the 21 must-see destinations to visit in the year ahead. The 2018 Best of the World list, comprised of Traveler editors’ top picks, is available today in the December/January 2018 issue of the publication, on newsstands and online… Read the full press release

San Antonio welcomes brand new restaurant concept developed by Chef Johnny Hernandez — Burgerteca

SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Influenced by Mexican cuisine, Burgerteca is a never-done before burger concept that offers custom-made burgers with ingredients and flavors distinct to traditional Mexican food such as chiles, spices, moles, queso, flavors like al pastor, pibil, and chilaquiles served on hamburger yeast buns which are baked daily…. Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Kananaskis Nordic Spa set to open February 2018 at the newly-renovated Delta Lodge at Kananaskis

INTRODUCING A CANADIAN RE-DESIGN OF THE NORDIC SPA PHILOSOPHY; A MODERN ALPINE SANCTUARY SET WITHIN THE ELEMENTS ALBERTA, Canada, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A deliberately different take on the hot-warm-cold-rest-repeat hydrotherapy lifestyle practised in Nordic wellness circles for centuries, Kananaskis Nordic Spa will arrive in the Canadian Rockies this coming winter. Surrounded by alpine forest… Read the full press release

AccorHotels launches funding platform to support agroforestry projects worldwide

Target: 10 million trees planted by 2021 Île-de-France, France, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its program Plant For the Planet, AccorHotels is today launching an online platform – accorhotels.purprojet.shop – enabling participants to fund agroforestry projects in countries in which the Group operates. Jointly developed with long-term partner Pur Projet, the purpose of this site… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport initiative to assist businesses to become Alipay merchants gains popularity across the South Island

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alipay, the world’s leading mobile and online payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, is quickly expanding across the South Island as a Christchurch Airport project gains altitude. The project sees the airport’s ‘South’ initiative assist businesses to become Alipay merchants so they can connect with… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5

British Airways introduces Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5   London, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has introduced Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5, to help customers on their journey through the airport. The team, who are fluent in both English and Mandarin, assist customers at check-in, at the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa unveils the concept for its brand-new Business Class

Lufthansa unveils the concept for its brand-new Business Class   The new Business Class will be employed for the first time in the Boeing 777-9 As of 2020, Lufthansa customers will enjoy even more privacy and innovative features for the best possible sleep up above the clouds Depending on their personal needs, customers can choose… Read the full press release

Singapore wins the bid to host the Rotary International Convention in 2024

SINGAPORE, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore has won the provisional bid to host the Rotary International Convention in 2024, which is set to be the largest association congress ever hosted by the Republic.  More than 25,000 Rotary members from around the world are expected to converge on Singapore to connect, engage and share… Read the full press release

Brand USA launches its “Market the Welcome” program at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States – in partnership with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Georgia Tourism – has launched its “Market the Welcome” program to welcome travelers through the international arrival process at the world’s busiest airport. The… Read the full press release

Jet Airways’ JetEscapes launches exciting all- inclusive holidays for Dubai Shopping Festival guests

Attractive holiday options for guests when booking customized all–inclusive packages starting at INR 34,800* only Mumbai, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways’ JetEscapes has introduced exciting all- inclusive holidays for guests traveling to the world renowned Dubai Shopping Festival, for travel effective Dec 26, 2017 to Jan 28, 2018. The month-long, world famous… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ new service to Isle of Man and Newcastle

Belfast, Northern Island, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe franchise partner, Eastern Airways, is introducing Sunday flights on its Belfast City Airport routes to the Isle of Man and Newcastle. The new Sunday services will help to provide weekend break opportunities and assist business passengers travelling to their destination on a Sunday ready for an… Read the full press release