Ritz-Carlton Reserve to Open in South America: Luxury Resort to be Built in Brazil’s MARAEY Development

BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International and MARAEY today (JANUARY 18, 2023) announced that they have signed an agreement to bring the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve to South America. The main tourist-residential sustainable project in Brazil, MARAEY is located in Costa do Sol (Sun Coast) in the municipality of Maricá, Rio de… Read the full press release

Discover Fresh and Exciting Tourism Products Across England, Wales, and Scotland with VisitBritain’s Educational Visits

London, UK, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain is set to welcome more than 120 international travel trade buyers for a series of educational visits across Britain. The educational trade visits, underway from 28 January, are a mix of three-to-five-day itineraries to destinations across England, Wales and Scotland, showcasing the latest tourism products to… Read the full press release

Marriott International and MARAEY Partner to Bring Ritz-Carlton Reserve, JW Marriott and Rock in Rio Hotels to Brazil’s Maricá, Rio de Janeiro

MARAEY, to build three distinct hotels in Maricá, Rio de Janeiro. The brands include the Ritz-Carlton Reserve, which will have its first resort in South America; JW Marriott, which is expected to be one of the brand’s first all-inclusive hotel in the world; as well as the Rock in Rio, Autograph Collection, the first hotel… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation Delivers 3,000th Cessna Caravan Family Aircraft to Brazilian Aviation Company

WICHITA, Kan., 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation today (January 13, 2023) announced it has delivered a Cessna Grand Caravan EX to Brazilian aviation company Azul Conecta, a subsidiary of Azul Airlines based at the airport of Jundiai in São Paulo. This aircraft represents the 3,000th Cessna Caravan family turboprop delivered worldwide, reinforcing the Caravan… Read the full press release

Cruise Demand Soars: 91% of Previous Cruisers Plan to Set Sail Again, 72% of Non-Cruisers Open to Booking in Next Two Years

Washington, DC, USA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released results from a new consumer sentiment survey, showing the demand for cruise holidays continues to increase. The survey was carried out with 4,500 domestic and international travellers. It reveals that for UK passengers: 91% of respondents who have cruised… Read the full press release

TAP Soars to New Heights: Summer 2023 Brings Increased Flight Offerings to US, Brazil, and More

Faro will have one more daily flight, increasing from three to four frequencies Ten new flights a week to five North American cities Brazil with six more flights a week Tel Aviv will have one daily flight, two more per week than in summer 2022 Company resumes summer seasonal offer to Porto Santo, Tangiers and… Read the full press release

Emirates features Real Madrid stars in new advertising campaign to boost travel during the winter season

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Real Madrid are looking to capture the attention of football fans with the launch of two ads to attract customers to travel this winter across the airline’s network of more than 130 destinations including Dubai. The first one features Real Madrid stars Luka Modrić, Vinícius Júnior… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Foz do Iguaçu Brazil

Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 2022-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — With a growing global footprint, Hilton opens the newest addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio in the tourist city of Foz do Iguaçu, state of Paraná. Opening Nov. 9, DoubleTree by Hilton Foz do Iguaçu Brazil is managed by Iguaçu-based Viale de Hotéis, with the national… Read the full press release

The PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 attracted 326 delegates from 22 destinations and 10 national tourism organisations

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 (PDMF 2022), with the theme “Building Back Sustainably through Cultural Heritage and Community-based Tourism”, officially began on Tuesday, August 2 at the International Convention Center (ICC) in Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, attracting 326 delegates from 22 destinations and 10 national tourism organisations (NTOs)…. Read the full press release

dnata extends partnership with Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL Airlines (GOL)

Recife, Brazil, 2022-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air and travel services provider, has extended its long-standing partnership with GOL Airlines (GOL), a leading Brazilian low-cost carrier. The extension of the contract will see dnata continue to provide a range of passenger, ramp and baggage services to the airline,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the Title Partner and Official Airline of the Kite World Tour through to 2024

Qatar Airways announces a new long-term partnership with the GKA Kite World Tour to become the Title Partner and Official Airline  of the World Tour through to 2024 Qatar Tourism becomes Official Tourism Partner of the Kite World Tour, with two major events to be held in Qatar in 2023 and the finals in 2024 New… Read the full press release

NETCOM becomes the newest Affiliate Member of UNWTO

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed NETCOM, a leader in communications and digital advertising, into its growing network of Affiliate Members. Affiliate Members are drawn from every part of the diverse tourism sector, with businesses, civil society, destinations and academia all represented. Through this network, UNWTO guides the development and growth… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for LATAM Airlines at Auckland International Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — LATAM Airlines, Latin America’s largest airline, reintroduced flights between Santiago de Chile and Auckland, New Zealand on 31 March. Swissport has been awarded the ground services business at Auckland International Airport. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, LATAM resumed flights between Chile and New… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways invites football fans to secure all-inclusive travel packages for The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With a successful Final Draw complete and groups set, fans are invited to secure their all-inclusive travel packages from Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ As Qatar Airways optimises its network to ensure fans can attend the FIFA World Cup™, the airline offers 5,000 bonus Avios to all… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts Inaugural Influencer Cup in Doha

Inaugural tournament was hosted at Stadium 974 from 28 to 29 March A nostalgic reunion of Qatar Legacy Ambassadors and FIFA Legends featured the likes of Cafu, Tim Cahill, and Marcel Desailly DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — With excitement building ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, renowned international social media… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways All Set to Participate in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Final Draw Event

The draw will take place in Doha to decide the final groups for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Football fans from around the world can look forward to cheering on their team of choice with the airline’s unique FIFA World Cup™ travel packages, inclusive of match tickets, flights and accommodation DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Mar-24 —… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed tourism leaders’ commitment to place sustainability and inclusivity at the heart of the sector’s restart and recovery

Americas, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed a pledge made by tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit to realign the sector along a path of greater resilience and sustainability. The tourism trade event welcomed the Ministers of Tourism of Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras, alongside high/level representatives of the governments of both Brazil and… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit

Americas, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed a pledge made by tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit to realign the sector along a path of greater resilience and sustainability. The tourism trade event welcomed the Ministers of Tourism of Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras, alongside high/level representatives of the governments of both Brazil… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces JW Marriott Hotel São Paulo slated to open in Q2 2022

Located in the heart of São Paulo´s new Financial District, JW Marriott Hotel São Paulo will make its long-awaited debut in Brazil´’s largest city SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (JANUARY 7, 2022) announced that it has signed an agreement to debut JW Marriott Hotel São Paulo in… Read the full press release

Rosewood São Paulo officially opens its doors to guests

Encapsulating the city’s storied past and innovative future, the landmark new hotel marks a São Paulo renaissance  São Paulo, Brazil, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood São Paulo officially opens its doors today (JANUARY 10, 2022), heralding Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® entrance into South America as a new global icon for the ultra-luxury brand. Centrally… Read the full press release

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium names Rick Hudson as the recipient of the Zoo’s 2021 Commitment to Conservation Award

Powell, OH, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is proud to name Rick Hudson as the recipient of the Zoo’s 2021 Commitment to Conservation Award. Hudson is highly regarded in the wildlife conservation community through his work benefiting endangered turtles, tortoises, and iguanas. The Zoo’s Commitment to Conservation Award was… Read the full press release

Emirates expands codeshare arrangement with TAP Air Portugal

Customers can enjoy seamless connections to over 90 destinations Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and TAP Air Portugal are further expanding their existing codeshare arrangement by adding 23 more destinations to the partnership from 2 November. This brings the total number of destinations where customers can enjoy seamless connectivity to over… Read the full press release

Marriott International to introduce the first Westin Hotels & Resorts in São Paulo, Brazil

The Westin Hotel São Paulo expected to feature 187 rooms and suites in São Paulo’s exclusive Itaim Bibi district SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (OCTOBER 14, 2021) announced it has signed a franchise agreement with Hotéis Deville to introduce the first Westin Hotels & Resorts in São… Read the full press release

Emirates will be offering extra baggage for travel to Beirut

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move to support its Lebanese customers, communities and diaspora around the world, Emirates will be offering extra baggage for travel to Beirut from around its network, starting this week until 30 September 2021*. With Lebanon experiencing a severe shortage of essential goods and medicines, Emirates customers… Read the full press release

Emirates announces codeshare agreement with Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A

Codeshare flights to facilitate seamless connectivity to and from eight points in Brazil Dubai/ Sao Paulo, 2021-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A (Azul) which will allow customers to seamlessly connect to and from eight cities in Brazil to Emirates’ global network via Sao… Read the full press release

SFO participates in a global research to fight human trafficking via the 2021 National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST) project

Collaboration project will combat human trafficking in transportation sector SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced its participation in a global research collaboration spearheaded by United Against Slavery to fight human trafficking via the 2021 National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST) project. Over 100 contributors, including… Read the full press release

TAP launches eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer

TAP announces more flights to Funchal, Porto Santo and Cape Verde. TAP is launching eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer. Lisbon, Portugal, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP is gradually restoring its operations and plans to operate 879 flights per week on 100 routes in August. The summer 2021 network plan… Read the full press release

dnata Brazil awarded IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations Registration

Recife, Brazil, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security in Brazil. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata Brazil the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, following the successful completion of a comprehensive audit of the company and its ground-handling… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds services to Campinas, Brazil, Santiago, Chile, Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia into its global freighter network

Campinas, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia will join the carrier’s global network The cargo carrier is not only growing its network but also its fleet DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the leading air cargo carriers is excited to announce major expansion of services in… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport: Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires routes support passenger and cargo growth

New routes and retail success results in EBITDA +7.9% year-on-year Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires routes support passenger and cargo growth One in five passengers from Gatwick now flying long-haul LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick has today (26/11/2019) revealed in its interim results that new direct routes to Brazil and… Read the full press release