KAYAK for Business integrates Southwest Airlines® into its platform

KAYAK for Business adds new features including the ability to change or cancel travel plans and pay for a trip with travel funds STAMFORD, Conn., 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Jan. 13, 2022), KAYAK for Business, KAYAK’s free corporate travel solution has integrated Southwest Airlines® into its platform making the process of booking… Read the full press release

The Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère reopens for business

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The winter season in Davos is up and running. The Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère will be reopening for business on 7 January 2022 and has two exciting offers in store for its guests. “The Sky is the Limit” package will allow holidaymakers to combine a two-night… Read the full press release

Amadeus to address the need for greater business travel insights with the launch of Agency360+

By deepening visibility into GDS channel performance, Agency360+™ users can now view additional agency and corporate business production, enhanced with data from Amadeus’ Demand360® Madrid, Spain, 2021-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — More than a year into COVID-19, hoteliers are recognizing that the pace of recovery as well as the segments influencing the return of travel… Read the full press release

Outrigger Resumes Acquisition of Hawai‘i Island Resort

The new Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa

The premier beach resort brand further expands its footprint with planned purchase of 509-room oceanfront Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay HONOLULU, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it has revived its plan to acquire ownership of Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, a 509-room property… Read the full press release

L’Italia è Campione d’Europa! Il racconto di 24 h a Wembley!

Roma, Italia, 2021-Lug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Esattamente 24 ( di ore ), sì, sono bastate per vivere una “notte magica”, quella dela vittoria degli azzurri di Mister Mancini nel campionato europeo. Chi l’avrebbe mai detto che sarebbe andata così. Lavoro negli eventi sportivi da tanti anni orma e questo, non è altro che… Read the full press release

Worldwide Travel Alliance Announces Travel Industry Partners for North America and China

Worldwide Travel Alliance Announces Travel Industry Partners for North America and China

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2021-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Worldwide Travel Alliance (WTA) has announced Re•think Travel Marketing as its travel industry partners in North America, and UnionWay as partners for China. Re•think Travel Marketing and UnionWay join the WTA effective 21 June. It means travel companies seeking business from markets in Europe, and… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces an increase to its 2021 net rooms growth outlook

Recent transactions demonstrate capital strategy progress CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE:H) today (June 8, 2021) announced an increase to its 2021 net rooms growth outlook and the completion of two transactions as part of its ongoing capital strategy. Details are as follows: On June… Read the full press release

VisitScotland welcomes the appointment of Ivan McKee MSP as Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead has welcomed the appointment of Ivan McKee MSP as Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise. His appointment was confirmed today (May 19 2021) in the First Minister’s new ministerial team to support Kate Forbes MSP, who was confirmed as the Cabinet… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels launch more than 160 Hyatt Loves Local collaborations to help revitalize communities recovering from COVID-19 pandemic

Building on the success of Hyatt’s global initiative in 2020, Hyatt hotels are teaming up with even more minority and female-owned businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to strengthen communities in which they operate in CHICAGO, IL, 2021-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announces today (May 10, 2021) Hyatt hotels across… Read the full press release

DerbySoft launches new solution for hotels to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets

DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 2020-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets. As a part of this new program, DerbySoft has… Read the full press release

CWT and GBTA publish ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’ report

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, and GBTA have published today (Feb 26, 2020) ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’. The report’s findings stem from a large-scale brainstorm session on this topic, hosted during the GBTA Conference 2019 Munich and attended by… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality named the third best employer in the 2020 Focus-Business “Germany’s Best Employers” Awards

Deutsche Hospitality achieves top placement in the Focus-Business employer rankings Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is one of the best companies in the country to work for in 2020. The group has earned third place in the “Restaurants, Hotels and Tourism” category in this year’s Focus-Business “Germany’s Best… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Hannover Hauptbahnhof Ost opens its doors for business

220 rooms across 14 floors at the heart of the capital of Lower Saxony Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Another new generation IntercityHotel has joined the Deutsche Hospitality portfolio. The four-star IntercityHotel Hannover Hauptbahnhof Ost opened its doors for business on 10 February to become the second hotel in the… Read the full press release

IHG introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry. The comprehensive global solution for large enterprises will provide a highly customized corporate travel experience to simplify travel management. Currently in the final stages of… Read the full press release

A business jet refuelled with sustainable aviation fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20.01.2020), a business aircraft was refuelled with a blend of sustainable and conventional fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time. Thanks to the close collaboration between Jet Aviation, Zurich Airport and Finnish renewable jet fuel producer Neste “Sustainable Aviation Fuel” (SAF) will be made available… Read the full press release

British Airways announces joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has signed a joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines, for travel from 2 January 2020. Seats are available for sale on ba.com from today (December 17, 2019). The agreement will benefit customers of both airlines by opening more destinations between the UK and China,… Read the full press release

The Lufthansa Group and gategroup complete a purchase agreement for the European business of the LSG Group

gategroup acquires the European business of LSG and enters long-term catering partnership with the Lufthansa Group Purchase agreement extends to LSG’s European catering operations, lounge business, Evertaste, SPIRIANT and Ringeltaube Partners to establish joint venture companies in Frankfurt and Munich Long-term catering agreements for Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich hubs  COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines executive named as one of the most influential leaders in the business travel industry

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 3, 2019) announced one of its executives was recently recognized for being one of the most influential leaders in the business travel industry. Business Travel News named Dave Harvey, Vice President of Southwest Business, to its annual list of the 25 most influential people… Read the full press release

easyJet announces the launch of new holiday business, easyJet holidays

easyJet holidays launches with more peak-time holiday availability and 23kg hold baggage included on all holidays New easyJet holidays introduces handpicked hotels in more than 100 destinations Launch follows research revealing an industry out-of-step with travellers, as planning, pricing and lack of flexibility top list of holiday frustrations LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group to sell the LSG Group’s European business to Gategroup

COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Group confirms the decision of its Executive Board on the sale of the LSG Group’s European business to Gategroup. The sale is part of the new strategy of Lufthansa Group to focus on the airline business. Furthermore, the sale enables the new owner to further develop the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the recipients of the “Your Community. Your Choice. Choice Hotels Local Business Grant Program

Winners of the ‘Your Community. Your Choice. Local Business Grant Program’ Exemplify Company’s Longstanding Commitment to Giving Back ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, today (Sept. 11, 2019) announced the recipients of the “Your Community. Your Choice. Choice Hotels Local Business Grant Program.” The… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines enhances its dedicated business travel Team with a new suite of services and a new name, Southwest Business

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) today (Aug 5, 2019) celebrates the evolution of its dedicated business travel Team with a new suite of services and a new name, Southwest Business. Southwest Business brings travel managers and travel management companies new capabilities within Travelport’s global distribution systems (GDS) and the Amadeus Travel… Read the full press release

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu now the sole shareholder of the HOTEL.CZ

BUDAPEST, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Szallas.hu PLC. has successfully acquired two Hungary-based intercountry travel agencies, Utazok.hu PLC. and Maiutazás Group, both of them offers discount trips online. By also purchasing Pihipakk.hu, the portfolio of Szallas.hu PLC. is now supplemented with experience packages, and Maiutazas.hu will be integrated into the international travel branch. Maiutazas Group achieved EUR 5,5 million… Read the full press release

Dolphin Dynamics becomes a preferred business partner of UK’s largest consortia of travel agents

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Advantage Travel Partnership, the UK’s largest consortia of travel agents, has welcomed UK travel technology provider Dolphin Dynamics as one of its preferred business partners. As a new benefit of the partnership with Advantage, any members who decide to move to Dolphin within the next year will receive… Read the full press release

Air France: Michelin-starred Chef Marcel Ravin to design the Creole dish for Business and Premium Economy menus

  Paris, France, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Until April 2021, Air France is for the first time entrusting Marcel Ravin, the famous chef, with the design of the Creole dish for its Business and Premium Economy menus. Marcel Ravin’s culinary creations, renewed every month, are available for customers on long-haul flights departing from Pointe-à-Pitre… Read the full press release

VisitEngland announces new online platform Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB)

As a valued partner, we are delighted to give you advance notice of an exciting, new opportunity to help grow your business through the travel trade. LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Brought to you by VisitEngland, the new online platform, Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB), is a one-stop exchange for English tourism… Read the full press release

Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport as of 1 September 2019. The five-year contract complements Swissport’s existing business with the airline in Geneva and at Basel‘s EuroAirport. Swissport will service some 120 daily easyJet flights at the three Swiss airports combined. On a global level easyJet relies… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport will be business as usual at the airport during the visit to Ireland of US President, Donald Trump

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — A spokesperson for Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company, has said that it will be business as usual at the airport during the visit to Ireland of US President, Donald Trump. However, passengers travelling to the airport are being advised to allow an additional 15 minutes extra… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport achieves best ever scores for overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport gains high customer rankings achieving best ever scores for three areas including overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process in ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Survey in UK airports. The survey is an international airport passenger experience benchmarking programme and is the… Read the full press release

VisitBritain holds flagship business event MeetGB

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain’s flagship business event MeetGB gets underway this week highlighting to global buyers why the UK is the destination of choice for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE). VisitBritain is set to host 90 event planners from across Europe and North America who are coming together to… Read the full press release