All Nippon Airways invites customers to participate in IATA Travel Pass app trial

Eligible customers are invited to participate in the trial, through which ANA will validate the testing and verification components of the IATA Travel Pass app Trials will be conducted from May 24 until June 6 on Tokyo/Haneda – Honolulu and Tokyo/ Haneda – New York/JFK routes Tokyo, Japan, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — All… Read the full press release

British Airways to trial new intelligent queuing technology from Qmatic

London, UK, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will be trialling new intelligent queuing technology from Qmatic, that will enable customers to virtually queue at check-in by pre-booking their slot time in advance of arriving at the airport. The technology, that is optional for customers, will be trialled by British Airways for three… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches two new initiatives to protect customers from Online Travel Agents

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no.1 airline, has today Apr 26th launched the Price Checker tool and Verified Seal, two new initiatives on the Ryanair website/app to protect customers against Online Travel Agent’s (OTA’s) who may be overcharging customers, providing incorrect customer details and preventing Ryanair from dealing directly with passengers. The ‘Price Checker’ tool will allow… Read the full press release

IIATA to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines, have signed an agreement to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass. The agreement will make Unilabs one of the first major lab groups… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy members can now earn points on Uber Eats and Uber rides

As travel resumes, members can link accounts to start earning Marriott Bonvoy points toward free nights at hotels and home rentals around the world BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today (APRIL 14, 2021), members of Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) award-winning travel program and marketplace, can earn points toward free nights… Read the full press release

Lufthansa facilitates travel in times of pandemic with CommonPass App

Integration now possible on all flights from Frankfurt to the USA Pre-check of digital test certificates now also available before all return flights from Palma de Mallorca to Germany up to 72 hours before departure Cologne, Germany, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa introduces new offer for travel to the U.S.: Passengers who have… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways enhances Oryx One in-flight entertainment app through PressReader partnership

Passengers can now download more than 6,000 exclusively curated publications to their PEDs in one seamless digital experience through the award-winning airline’s Oryx One In-flight Entertainment App from March 2021 The PressReader service is a further enhancement to Qatar Airways’ COVID-19 on-board safety measures, offering a contactless entertainment experience – before, during and after you fly!… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services to participate in the latest phase of the Brucloud project — the Road Feeder Management App

Paris, France, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is working with Brussels Airport and the Air Cargo Belgium community to help eliminate waiting times for international road feeder services in the latest initiative to support Brucargo’s ‘Digital Green Lane’. Two years ago, WFS was one of the first cargo handlers to… Read the full press release

Sleep Inn announces new partnership with Relax Melodies to bring guests personalized sleep experience

Complimentary Premium Access to Top Sleep & Relaxation App Now Available at More Than 400 Sleep Inn Hotels ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Sleep Inn, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced today ( July 13, 2020) Sleep Inn announces new partnership with Relax Melodies to bring guests personalized sleep… Read the full press release

Accor launches new strategic partnership with South East Asia’s leading super app, Grab

Singapore, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor has announced a new strategic partnership between its new lifestyle loyalty programme, ALL – Accor Live Limitless and South East Asia’s leading super app, Grab. The deal brings together two of the biggest names in hospitality and technology to give members access to rewards and benefits including… Read the full press release

Novotel Hotels announces global partnership with the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation — Calm

The global partnership, which features a new custom Sleep Story narrated by award-winning actress Eva Green, will be rolled out across more than 530 hotels in 60 countries. Paris, France, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, and Novotel Hotels, today (November 26, 2019) announced a multi-year global… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new feature on its app called Airport maps

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has launched a new feature on its app called Airport maps which will allow customers to navigate seamlessly through the airport. The Airport maps can detect the user’s location (via Bluetooth and wifi) and provide point to point navigation through all touchpoints of the airport including… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport app latest version offers Home-to-gate travel information

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Real time travel information taking you from home to departure gate is now available through the latest version of the Auckland Airport app. Designed to take the stress out of airport departures and arrivals, for the first time the revamped app creates a personalised itinerary for the… Read the full press release

CWT research reveals that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser. 69% of business travelers prefer to book their flights digitally rather than have human interactions. That continues to rise for hotel reservations (78%),… Read the full press release

oneworld to roll out new app capabilities and alliance-branded and managed airport lounges this year

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — oneworld® is making it even easier for travellers to fly across its 1,100-destination global network by harnessing the power and convenience of digital technology and rolling out alliance-branded and managed airport lounges later this year. The alliance’s member airlines will progressively from this year offer the ability,… Read the full press release

Emirates enhances its app with a new function to allow customers create personalised entertainment playlists and sync selection to seat once on board

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced an innovative new function on its app to allow customers to create bespoke playlists ahead of their flight and sync it to their seats once on board. Customers can plan their trip more effectively, and maximise their onboard experience by using the Emirates app to browse the… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of NY and NJ: “AtYourGate” app for direct food delivery launches in Newark Liberty, LaGuardia and JFK

Airports first on East Coast to offer “AtYourGate” app for direct food delivery to gates for originating passengers and those between flights Pilot project makes service available at two EWR terminals, one terminal each at LGA and JFK; expansion to follow if pilot is successful Part of comprehensive Port Authority effort to improve airport customer… Read the full press release

Stagecoach trials world’s first retrospective pricing app to give better value to rail commuters

Hindsight aims to stop people wasting money on train tickets they don’t need Free app developed by British tech start up Global Travel Ventures Limited Technology automatically swaps commuters to available lower-priced tickets, after they’ve travelled Passengers effortlessly get the lowest-priced set of tickets across the week – even if their plans change Perth, Scotland, 2018-Dec-05… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office: Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) app now available for free download in the Apple and Google Play stores

CTO’s Conference in Vail first in the nation to be zero-waste; Denver named as 2019 site DENVER, CO, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced the launch of a new state app with guidance to more than 39,000 miles of trails as nearly 550 tourism industry stakeholders gathered this week in Vail for… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards members can now book private taxis, executive cars and minibuses in 27 countries and 117 cities through new ground transportation booking app

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards has launched an on-demand ground transportation booking app called Emirates Skywards Cabforce in partnership with CarTrawler – the first of its kind in the world. The app is a mobile travel companion that will offer its loyalty members an affordable and efficient transportation service in… Read the full press release

South African Airways launches new App to promote communication between management and its employees

JOHANNESBURG, AFRICA, 2018-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) this week launched one of its flagship initiatives to promote communication between management and its employees. The App, which is innovative and the first of its kind in the history of the airline, can be downloaded on mobile devices. It will enable employees to… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport services now represented in the FLIO airport app

Passengers receive exclusive offers for shops and restaurants along with current timetables direct from Hamburg Airport in world’s most popular airport app Hamburg, Germany, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The complete range of services at Hamburg Airport is now represented in the FLIO airport app. App users have access to comprehensive benefits. They can, for… Read the full press release

British Airways launches the Executive Club Reward app

The Reward app can help members discover new ways to collect and spend Avios The Reward app can be downloaded for free through the App Store or Google Play LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a brand new app for members of its Executive Club. Members can use the app… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards teams up with the ENTERTAINER to launch its own Emirates Skywards GO app

Emirates Skywards GO gives members 2-for-1 dining and wellness offers in over 20 cities Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates airline, has partnered with the ENTERTAINER to launch its own Emirates Skywards GO app for members. The app is a mobile travel companion that offers members access… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group expands its Open API to include the direct booking of flights

Lufthansa Group extends its Open API with booking functionality, strengthening its direct digital sales channel  External programmers from startup ecosystem get direct access to the airline’s online ticketing The new booking functionality is now available for the UK market COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is expanding its Lufthansa Open… 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

British Airways adds Apple Pay to its app

LONDON, 2016-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers on the move with an iPhone can now pay for their British Airways flights using Apple Pay through the airline’s hugely popular app. Apple Pay automatically stores any payment card details to make it quicker and easier than ever to pay for flights with just a swipe… Read the full press release

RCI redesigns its app to allow travelers to search for vacations the way they want

Latest edition of the RCI® member app includes ways to search for vacations by experience type, making the exploration process fun and efficient for members HOLLYWOOD, FLA., 2016-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — With travelers placing increased focus on experiential travel, RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, has redesigned its app to allow travelers to… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches its app designed exclusively for Apple Watch

MUMBAI, 2015-12-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline today unveiled its app designed exclusively for Apple Watch to enable guests to access seamless travel information on their wrists. The application with watch OS 2 support, will allow guests to conveniently access real time information about their flight status of any… Read the full press release

City of Bath in UK now with real time car parking information through its official app

BATH, UK, 2015-4-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Bath Tourism Plus, the destination marketing organisation for the city of Bath and surrounding area, and the Bath Business Improvement District (Bath BID), continue to embrace mobile technology with a significant update to the Official Bath App. The updated app now includes live car parking spaces for… Read the full press release