Shannon Airport announces the return of The Holiday Show on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Holiday Show, in association with Shannon Airport, returns to the UL Sport Arena, Limerick on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019, from 11-5pm. Now in its fourth year, with over 90 exhibitors including airlines, hotels, cruise companies, travel agents, tourist boards, tour operators, tourist attractions,… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport rolls out secure global wifi roaming service eduroam

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has recorded another first after rolling out eduroam – the secure global wifi roaming service for the international research and education community. Over 1 billion authentications happen every year on eduroam, which securely connects students, staff, and researchers around the world to the Internet, enabling them… Read the full press release

Air France inaugurated its new beauty treatment centre in its terminal 1 lounge at New York-JFK airport

Paris, France, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 6, 2019, Air France inaugurated its new beauty treatment centre in its terminal 1 lounge at New York-JFK airport, in exclusive partnership with luxury beauty and skincare specialist, la Prairie.  After revamping its dining area in December, the Air France lounge has introduced new attentions dedicated… Read the full press release

Emirates refreshes its Valentine’s Day offering to create a memorable travel experience for its customers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is celebrating the season of love with its customers on board and in its lounges this Valentine’s Day. As part of its commitment to create seasonal menus and unique experiences for celebrations worldwide, Emirates has refreshed its Valentine’s Day offering to create a memorable travel experience for… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its annual list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Valentine’s Day is the most popular day for dining out, and to help diners pick the ideal restaurant to impress their valentine, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), today (Feb. 6, 2019) released its annual list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019 according to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring Marvel Studios’ first female Super Hero lead

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel on March 8, International Women’s Day, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring Marvel Studios’ first female Super Hero lead. The Captain Marvel-themed plane was debuted today (Feb. 5, 2019) at Sea-Tac International Airport at a gate celebration for guests flying… Read the full press release

Andaz Hotels & Resorts and The Society of Scent to create custom scents unique to Andaz properties across the globe

Andaz Hotels & Resorts and The Society of Scent are developing custom scents that connect guests to unique local experiences at Andaz properties across the globe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — While global in scale, Andaz hotels and resorts weave the sights, sounds, scents, tastes and textures of the surroundings into each… Read the full press release

British Airways adds a romantic touch to its in-flight entertainment to celebrate Valentine’s Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating Valentine’s Day by adding a romantic touch to the in-flight entertainment with a new category, Love is in the Air. The channel, which will run until the end of February, hosts a collection of romantic films, TV shows, audio books and music. From classics like Gone… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its Centenary with a heart-warming brand campaign brought to life by some of Britain’s biggest name

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — 2019 is the year that sees British Airways mark its Centenary – 100 amazing years of taking the world to Britain and Britain to the world. Launching the celebrations will be a heart-warming brand campaign featuring a love letter to Britain brought to life by some of Britain’s… Read the full press release

Qantas Wellbeing app introduces new feature ‘Sleep Health Challenge’ that rewards Frequent Flyer members with Qantas Points for developing healthy lifestyle habits

The new way to earn points: so easy, you can do it with your eyes closed. SYDNEY, Australia, 2019-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Frequent Flyer members can now earn Qantas Points while they sleep using the Qantas Wellbeing app. Designed to encourage healthy sleep habits, the app, developed by Qantas Health Insurance, incentivises Frequent… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines appoints TBWA and PHD for creative and media services

Singapore, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines has selected two agencies under the Omnicom group, TBWA and PHD, for creative and media services following an extensive six-month pitch process. The appointment will take effect from 1 April 2019 and the contract will be for five years. The announcement follows a competitive selection process… Read the full press release

Pennsylvania Tourism Office release its annual Happy Traveler guide

Harrisburg, PA, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 29, 2019), the Pennsylvania Tourism Office announced the release of its annual Happy Traveler guide, a resource to inspire avid travelers to pursue their happiness in Pennsylvania. Released on National Plan for Vacation Day, the guide is full of fun-filled attractions, history-filled streets and museums, and breathtaking outdoor… Read the full press release

MGallery launches its new wellbeing strategy

A storied collection of hotels inspiring guests worldwide Paris, France, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — MGallery is thrilled to unveil today its new wellbeing strategy. Offered across the 26 countries where the boutique properties are located, it will embrace the brand’s conviction that wellbeing is a holistic experience aiming at igniting each guest’s inner spark…. Read the full press release

Sunwing brings back its popular Wintervention sale

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — With record-breaking freezing temperatures and gloomy skies around most of the country and seemingly no end in sight from de-icing cars and layering up to brave the outdoors, Canadians are looking for a well-deserved break from the doldrums of winter. Sunwing is helping winter-weary travellers escape the… Read the full press release

The 2019 ACI Asia-Pacific/World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition programme has been launched

Aviation leaders will explore the theme: ‘What’s next for aviation? The future starts now’ Montreal, Canada, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The programme for the 2019 Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific/World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition – one of the most anticipated events on the aviation calendar – has been launched. The two-day conference – to… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific creates dedicated yoga and meditation space at The Pier Business Class lounge

Hong Kong’s home airline creates dedicated yoga and meditation space at The Pier Business Class lounge Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A visit to Cathay Pacific’s Business Class lounge at The Pier in Hong Kong has just become even more beneficial for mind, body and soul following the opening of The Sanctuary… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways announces collaboration with Grab

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited in collaboration with Grab, a ride-hailing, food delivery and logistic services application offer a special privilege for Bangkok Airways passengers. Passengers of Bangkok Airways who book and purchase their trips via www.bangkokair.com  and Bangkok Airways mobile application and travel from 24 January – 31 March… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces top-performing travel advisors for the 2018 Travel Partners of the Year Awards of North America and Puerto Rico

MIAMI, FL, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a record-breaking year of new, industry-leading ships and innovations, Royal Caribbean International reveals the 17 top-performing travel advisors for the 2018 Travel Partners of the Year Awards of North America and Puerto Rico. Newcomers and returning winners are being recognized for their dedication to the cruise line, demonstrated by… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces Israeli startup Refundit as the winner of the inaugural Global Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Refundit, an Israeli startup, was declared the winner in the final phase of the 1st Global Tourism Startup Competition, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Globalia, and held within the framework of the FITUR International Tourism Fair, topping 3,000 entries from around the world. The Competition,… Read the full press release

British Airways announces return of BA Magic campaign as part of its centenary year celebration

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to mark its centenary year with 100 acts of kindness as the BA Magic campaign makes a return as #BAMagic100. The campaign, which was launched in 2017, saw the airline arranging surprise proposals, reuniting loved ones, arranging money-can’t-buy experiences and creating holidays of… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong offers an electrifying experience with its Hong Kong E-Prix room package

Hong Kong, 2019-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Join the excitement of the 2019 Hong Kong E-Prix as Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong offers an electrifying experience with its Hong Kong E-Prix room package. The hotel is positioned alongside the Central Harbourfront which will transform into an urban street circuit to host this world-class motorsport event on 10 March 2019…. Read the full press release

Sentosa launches Alipay across 70 per cent of merchants in the Sentosa Islander Membership programme

Alipay, the go-to smart lifestyle wallet, now accepted at 70% of merchants in Sentosa Islander Membership programme Singapore, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Sentosa has become the first major integrated leisure destination in Singapore to go cashless for Chinese visitors, with the launch of Alipay’s payment solutions across 70 per cent of merchants that participate… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport launches Trip Finder feature on their website

Bristol Airport has become the first airport to launch a Trip Finder feature on their website. Bristol, UK, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The innovative feature allows passengers to search for flights using the month or day they want to fly and to filter results by types of holidays – including winter sports and city… Read the full press release

UNWTO activities at the 39th edition of the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid

Inauguration of a tourism innovation hub The final stage of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition The 10th Edition of The Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa Understanding the success of Asian Tourism Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — These will be among the activities led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)… Read the full press release

British Airways to paint a Boeing 747 in the much-admired design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation

A BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, will arrive back at Heathrow from the paint factory on February 18 to enter the airline’s flying schedule 747 G- BYGC first aircraft to receive popular design from British Airways’ past with more details of further designs to be revealed in due course New aircraft, including the A350, will… Read the full press release

Musselburgh Racecourse Ladies Day, Salomon Skyline Scotland, the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open and Stirling Scottish Marathon shortlisted at this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards

EDINBURGH, Soctland, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — FOUR of Scotland’s major sporting events have been shortlisted for a national award at Scotland’s tourism Oscars. The four finalists for Best Sporting Event are: Musselburgh Racecourse Ladies Day – held in June, the event attracts a non-traditional audience to the race track and has a significant impact on the local… Read the full press release

Three of Scotland’s major business events shortlisted at this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Business events curated or hosted by Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Cashel Travel and DataLab will battle it out to be crowned Best Business Event at this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards National Final to be held on 14 March at the EICC. The three finalists for Best Business Event are: Edinburgh International… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group announces research collaboration with Hopper on the application of machine learning algorithms and AI to predict flight demand

Research alliance with Hopper, the specialist in price forecasting  The aim is a systematic collaboration on the application of machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence to predict flight demand Lufthansa Innovation Hub supports with the Canadian startup’s entry into the European market COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group and the… Read the full press release

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel welcomes newly appointed Director of Sales & Marketing Joyce Wong

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Joyce Wong as Director of Sales & Marketing. Bringing over 10 years of corporate sales experience in the hospitality industry to her new position, Wong oversees all sales, marketing and public relations efforts for the new… Read the full press release

The “International Gastronomy Forum, Macao 2019” opens with a record number of UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy participants from around the world

MACAO, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The “International Gastronomy Forum, Macao 2019” opened today (January 21) in Macao gathering a record number of participant UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy from around the world, in addition to cities from other creative fields and candidate cities from China, for discussions under the theme of “The Possibilities of… Read the full press release