Air Canada Named One of Canada’s Best Employers for 8th Consecutive Year by Forbes

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2023-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has been named one of Canada’s Best Employers 2023 by Forbes for the eighth consecutive year, recognizing the airline’s commitment to providing excellent employment opportunities for employees in Canada. “We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Employers 2023 by Forbes yet again, a clear signal that… Read the full press release

Marriott International Launches Instant Booking for Meetings and Events with Groups360

Marriott International now offers online instant booking for group guest rooms and meeting space through GroupSync Marketplace at properties in the U.S. & Canada BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International and Groups360 today (JANUARY 18, 2023) announced the launch of Instant Booking for Marriott’s portfolio of hotels in the United States… 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

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Launches Early Booking Offer with Up to 20% Savings on Select European Voyages

Upgrade Your Horizon’ Offers FREE 2-Category Suite Upgrade and Reduced Deposits Across More Than 400 Voyages to Over 500 Ports of Call Through 2025 Plus, Savings of up to 20% on Select European Voyages MIAMI, FL, 2023-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, is launching Upgrade Your Horizon, inviting guests to enjoy An Unrivaled Experience™… 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

Top 50 Canada Spas of 2022

Top 50 Canada Spas of 2022, Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS, Canada, 2023-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ – It was a busy year for Canadian spa and wellness travel with consumers drawn to a variety of exciting experiences across the country. According to the website Spas of America, which has just announced its Top 50 Canada Spas of 2022, city spa experiences were… Read the full press release

COVID-19 Testing Required for Travelers from China, Hong Kong, and Macau to US and Canada

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2023-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in China, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) have announced testing requirements for passengers traveling from China, Hong, Kong, and Macau. The new rules are scheduled to take… Read the full press release

Canada Implements New COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Travelers from China, Hong Kong, and Macao

Richmond, B.C, Canada, 2023-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Government of Canada announced today (December 31, 2022) various new public health requirements for passengers entering Canada from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong and Macao. As of 12:01 a.m. ET on January 5, travellers flying to Canada from these locations must provide a… Read the full press release

CDC Announces COVID-19 Testing Requirement for US-Bound Passengers from China, Hong Kong, Macau

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2023-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in China, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) have announced testing requirements for passengers traveling from China, Hong, Kong, and Macau. The new rules are scheduled to take… Read the full press release

Swoop resumes service between Hamilton’s John C. Munro International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

The ultra-not-expensive airline gears up for winter with non-stop flights to third Florida city Hamilton, ON, 2022-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (December 16, 2022), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, restarted its popular service between Hamilton’s John C. Munro International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). Swoop flight WO812 took off from Hamilton… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces partnership with Thai Airways

Joint Release with Thai Airways International Public Company Limited Singapore, 2022-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a new strategic partnership. This will result in the airlines progressively code sharing more extensively on each other’s services… Read the full press release

Life Changing Travel To Trend In 2023 Says Frontier Canada

Kent, UK, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — ​From the world’s longest national highway to the highest tides on the planet, Canada is home to an almost never ending list of superlatives. And great news for travellers, the country removed all its remaining Covid restrictions on 01 October. Offering over 30 years of expertise in… Read the full press release

​Ranch Rider Introduces First Indigenous Owned Ranch Experience In Alberta

Kent, UK, 2022-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading riding holiday operator, Ranch Rider is adding the Painted Warriors Guest Ranch to its Alberta collection—the property, which is surrounded by 82 acres of pristine forested wilderness, only an hour’s drive northwest of Calgary. The specialist already offers wilderness rides taking in the Banff National Park… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives launches Maldives Roadshow in USA and Canada

MALE, MALDIVES, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) has initiated a series of high-profile roadshows titled ‘Maldives Roadshow in USA and Canada’. Our series of roadshows are held under the effort to maintain destination momentum in the North American market – one of the top… Read the full press release

Air Canada recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Forbes

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Forbes in its inaugural ranking of Canadian companies. According to Forbes, this award demonstrates “excellent leadership and success” and “signifies to potential employees that Air Canada’s brand belongs to the top performers.” “We are thrilled with… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomes Yukon Sustainable Tourism Observatory into its International Network of Sustainable Observatories

Madrid, Spain, 2022-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed Yukon Sustainable Tourism Observatory into its growing International Network of Sustainable Observatories (INSTO). The Yukon Sustainable Tourism Observatory, hosted by the Government of Yukon, will identify, measure and interpret sustainable tourism conditions to guide evidence-based decision making. This will help the Yukon to better… Read the full press release

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