CDA welcomes Flair Airlines’ inaugural flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport

Edmonton, Alberta, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, begins service to the Windy City today (05/17/2022), with the inaugural flight to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from Toronto Pearson International Airport. The non-stop flight will connect Toronto and Chicago three times weekly. “We’re excited to bring another incredible destination… Read the full press release

Canada: Ultra-low fare airline Swoop announces a new non-stop service to Moncton, southeastern New Brunswick

Canada’s leading ultra-low fare airline continues Atlantic Canada expansion with new non-stop service to Moncton Moncton, NB, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 9, 2022), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low cost airline, is celebrating its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) and Greater Moncton Roméo Leblanc International Airport (YQM). Swoop… Read the full press release

GBTA Canada partners with C-SAF to advance more sustainable future for business travel industry in Canada

GBTA Canada announces partnership with the Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels to advance SAF in Canada Toronto, Canada, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Sustainability has moved to the front of the agenda for economies, companies and the world at large. It is also a priority for the business travel industry, as revealed in… Read the full press release

dnata and Qatar Airways Cargo extend partnership in Belgium

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, and Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier, have extended their partnership in Belgium. The multi-year extension of the contract will see dnata continue to deliver a range of cargo handling and road feeder services for… Read the full press release

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort listed in the 2022 Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine

Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, which blends contemporary design with traditional Thai hospitality and old-world charm, has been listed in the 2022 Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine. This year’s T+L 500 is derived from the results of the 2021 World’s Best Awards… 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

Vancouver International Airport welcomes Lynx Air services to ten destinations across Canada

Richmond, B.C., 2022-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver International Airport is thrilled to be the first Canadian airport to welcome a Lynx Air (Lynx) commercial flight today (APRIL 7, 2022). Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline departed Calgary at 11:15 a.m. and arrived safely at Vancouver International Airport at 11:51 a.m.. Lynx is currently offering service… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces new curated meals made sustainably for its North American flights

Qatar Airways passengers can now enjoy local and sustainably sourced meals inspired by the airline’s North American gateway cities New York, N.Y., 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has created freshly curated menus for its North American flights, taking inspiration from the 13 gateway cities it serves in the U.S. and Canada and… Read the full press release

Gatwick reopens its South Terminal with around 570 flights a day

London, UK, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick reopens its South Terminal today (27/03/2022) and has gone from an airport with about 300 flights a day (26 March) to one operating around 570 flights (27 March) – making it the equivalent of opening a medium-sized airport overnight. Gatwick and its partners – including airlines,… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Cargo adds two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet

Alaska Air Cargo will convert two Alaska Airlines passenger jets to an all-freight aircraft for cargo service in 2023 Five dedicated 737 freighters to meet cargo demand across the Alaska network  NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Cargo announced today (March 24, 2022) it will add two Boeing 737-800 aircraft… Read the full press release

Air Canada resumes daily services to Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland

Vancouver-Sydney flights ramp up to daily beginning May 1 Vancouver-Brisbane flights resume Jul. 1, four times weekly Vancouver-Auckland flights resume Nov. 10, three times weekly Most extensive schedule connects Canada to South Pacific destinations and supports tourism and hospitality sectors MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 16, 2022) announced a strategic expansion of its South Pacific schedule with… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises to base MSC Meraviglia in New York for year-round cruises to the Caribbean, Bermuda, New England and Canada

MSC Meraviglia to sail itineraries beginning in April 2023 ranging from sun-drenched Caribbean including Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in The Bahamas, Bermuda through to breathtaking Canada Strong focus on international travellers given New York’s comprehensive and convenient year-round air links Sales for the summer 2023 season open tomorrow – 9 March Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-10… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to recognise the Sunflower

British Airways has partnered with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to formally recognise the Sunflower Satisfaction among customers with accessibility needs has more than doubled following the airline’s investment in recent years in a number of initiatives, including a specialist customer care team for travellers who require additional assistance Increasing the… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia encourages travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia with Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign

Tourism Australia is launching a new campaign internationally to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, with international borders re-opening to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors from 21 February 2022. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Don’t Go Small. Go Australia is a $40 million campaign being rolled out… Read the full press release

Seventeen Rosewood properties included in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels list

Seventeen properties acknowledged among the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts, with seven ranking Dallas, TX, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Seventeen properties from Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, a global leader in luxury travel and lifestyle experiences, have been recognized on the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels list. Celebrated as one of the… Read the full press release

Canada’s leading ultra-low fare airline Swoop acquired six new Boeing MAX-8 aircraft

Canada’s leading ultra-low fare airline to add six new Boeing MAX-8 aircraft Airline to introduce non-stop service to Newfoundland this spring – enabling Canadians to reconnect coast-to-coast Domestic network expansion adds 14 new non-stop routes including service to Deer Lake and St. John’s, Newfoundland; and Saint John, New Brunswick CALGARY, AB, 2022-Feb-12 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

SAS to start direct weekly flights to Toronto from Copenhagen and Stockholm in June 2022

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS expands its network in North America and will start direct routes to Toronto from Copenhagen and Stockholm in June 2022. SAS will operate three weekly flights from Copenhagen and four weekly flights from Stockholm with brand-new A321LR aircraft. Toronto is the fourth largest city in North… Read the full press release

dnata to digitize its cargo operations in Iraq

Implementation of digital cargo management system ‘OneCargo’ to deliver significant benefits for partners Erbil, Iraq, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, achieved an important milestone in Erbil. The company implemented the ‘OneCargo’ system, digitizing processes and maximizing efficiencies across its cargo operations in Iraq. The advanced… Read the full press release

IATA and Carleton University team up to launch the Professional Certificate in Air Transport Principles and Policy

Montreal, Canada, 2022-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is partnering with Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) in Ottawa, Canada, to launch the Professional Certificate in Air Transport Principles and Policy. The online, instructor-led program is aimed at both public policy makers and aviation professionals and will be delivered… Read the full press release

Swoop starts services between Abbotsford International Airport and Los Cabos International Airport

Abbotsford, BC, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 31, 2021), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low cost airline, celebrated its first flight between Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) and Los Cabos International Airport (SJD). The ultra-low-cost airline’s inaugural service took off from Abbotsford at 9:00 a.m. PST and is scheduled to arrive at 2:55pm local time…. Read the full press release

Motel 6 and Share Winter Foundation team up to make winter sports more accessible

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — During the winter months, many Americans look to make the most of the fresh snow and cooler temps by skiing and snowboarding in cities and towns across the United States, often taking a weekend getaway to experience some place new. Trips to the slopes can be a… Read the full press release

The Top 50 Canada Spas of 2021

Iridium Spa, The St. Regis Toronto, Spas of America

TORONTO, Canada, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ —Travellers in Canada were drawn to the outdoors last year, as country, ocean, and mountain spa and wellness experiences proved the most popular. Spas of America’s annual ranking of consumer preferences found people sought out outdoor fresh air, outside of most cities, but close to home. Ontario captured… Read the full press release

British Airways launches January sale

British Airways and British Airways Holidays have launched their 2022 January sale today, offering huge savings across both flights and holidays This is British Airways’ largest sale of the year with more than 100 destinations up for grabs at discounted prices It includes return flights to New York from £326 and European holiday packages from… Read the full press release

Swoop announces new service to one U.S. destination and to eight Canadian cities

EDMONTON, AB, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 15, 2021), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low fare airline, reaffirmed its commitment to the Edmonton Metropolitan Region with the announcement of new service to one U.S. and eight domestic destinations from its Western Canadian base. The airline’s significant new investments were celebrated this morning alongside the… 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

Airbnb.org partners with Calgary Catholic Immigration Society to help support Afghan refugees in Canada

Airbnb.org will partner with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society to help support some of the 40,000 Afghan refugees the Canadian government has committed to welcome over the coming months. San Francisco, CA, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Earlier this year, Airbnb.org committed to provide temporary housing to 20,000 Afghan refugees worldwide. As thousands of Afghans… Read the full press release

Sunwing offers zero change fees and free COVID-19 medical coverage on most all inclusive packages

Plus, agents and customers will find relevant COVID-19 content on destination, hotel and Travel Requirements landing pages Toronto, ON, Canada, 2021-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is making it as easy as possible for agents and customers to navigate the new world of travel with more flexibility, insurance options and relevant content than ever… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes resumption of Air Transat’s services to Toronto, Canada

Canadian carrier Air Transat to resume Toronto route from Manchester as aviation sector starts to recover TUI brings back routes to Caribbean winter sun hotspots after huge reduction to the travel ‘red list’ Aer Lingus gears up for launch of Barbados route, its first direct transatlantic route from the UK Manchester, UK, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel… Read the full press release

British Airways and British Airways Holidays celebrates the reopening of the USA with tempting price reductions

British Airways and British Airways Holidays are celebrating the imminent reopening of the USA by offering a selection of tempting price reductions Return flights to New York and Orlando start from £320 and £330 respectively and seven-night package holidays to Orlando are available from £439pp The sale also includes other popular holiday destinations, including Canada, Dubai, Jamaica and Antigua… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group expands quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane network to 14 cities

Singapore, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today (09 October 2021) expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with additional points expected to be announced in the coming weeks. This comes as Singapore widened its VTL arrangements to include Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South… Read the full press release