“Chicago In Tune”: New citywide festival celebrating Chicago’s diverse and legendary music scene and the 2021 Year of Chicago Music

Highlights include new “Music Lives Here” historical markers and Record Row concerts; workshops for musicians; Rock, Hip-Hop, House and Latinx music fests in neighborhood parks; and Gospel, Jazz, House and Blues concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to expand its U.S. services to more than 100 weekly flights across its 12 gateways

Qatar Airways’ 12 U.S. gateways and global network of over 140 destinations further cement its position as the leading international carrier providing global connectivity to and from the U.S. via the Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport Qatar Airways partners with U.S. carriers on more routes across the United States than any… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new services from Boise to Chicago, Austin, Pullman-Moscow and Phoenix

From Idaho’s capital, we’re now flying to Chicago and Austin, plus we’ll start new service to Pullman-Moscow and Phoenix, for up to 30 daily departures to 14 destinations SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Boise is booming! And Alaska Airlines keeps growing in the dynamic city where we’ve long been the largest carrier…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches 21% off on summer 2021 fares to and from Alaska

Travel to Alaska in 2021 and enjoy up to a 21% discount on Alaska Airlines SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Denali? Check. Majestic glaciers? Check. Reunions? Please. Alaska? Definitely. Starting today (March 30, 2021), Alaska Airlines is launching a sale that’s full of summer fun in the Land of the Midnight Sun with… 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

Emirates announces resumption of four-weekly services to Orlando from 2nd June 2021

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume four-weekly services to Orlando from 2nd June 2021, further expanding its US network, and offering customers worldwide more travel choices and enhanced connectivity via Dubai. With the addition of Orlando, Emirates will be serving over 60 weekly services to and from 11… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new seasonal service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul

New route from Alaska’s largest city to the Twin Cities will provide more nonstops to the state of Alaska SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announces today (March 19, 2021) new seasonal service at one of the airline’s key hubs in Alaska with new nonstop service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul. This additional… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches services linking Boise to Chicago and Austin and two new destinations from Seattle

Daily nonstop flights will connect Boise to Chicago and Austin; new service scheduled between Seattle and two new destinations: Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Redding, California SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With an eye on recovery and growth, Alaska Airlines continues to strengthen its Pacific Northwest connections with the announcement today (March 10,… Read the full press release

SAS resumes services to, from and within Scandinavia over the Holiday Season

SAS is resuming flights on many routes over the Holiday Season to meet demand for travel to, from and within Scandinavia. Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — From mid-December to mid-January, SAS will fly all domestic routes in Norway and Sweden, as well as domestic routes in Denmark except for Billund. SAS continues to… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut its St. Regis Hotels & Resorts brand in Chicago

Project is expected to feature 191 hotel rooms, 393 residences, amenities and breathtaking views of the Chicago River from 101-story luxury tower BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (NOVEMBER 25, 2020) announced it has signed an agreement with Magellan Development Group to introduce its iconic St. Regis… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to deploy Airbus A350-900 to Chicago, Los Angeles and Tokyo during its winter timetable

Economical and sustainable fleet operation through temporary deployment of Airbus A350-900 at both Lufthansa hubs One of the most modern and efficient long-haul aircraft will operate from Frankfurt to Chicago, Los Angeles and Tokyo Cologne, Germany, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — For the duration of the winter timetable (until the end of March 2021)… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces services to Chicago and Houston

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Oct 12, 2020) announced plans to expand its footprint in Chicago and Houston to give more travelers access to Southwest’s iconic Hospitality, low fares, and Customer-friendly policies. Chicago O’Hare International Airport Work is underway to add new service from Chicago O’Hare International… Read the full press release

Adorn Bar & Restaurant debuts in Chicago on the 7th floor of Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Launching a new era of restaurant and bar experiences with James Beard award-winning chef Chicago, U.S.A., 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Chicago announces Adorn Bar & Restaurant, a new concept in collaboration with James Beard award-winning chef Jonathon Sawyer. Returning to his hometown to open his first Chicago restaurant, Adorn will make its debut… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces plans to withdraw its common stock from listing on NYSE Chicago

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) today (AUGUST 31, 2020) announced plans to withdraw its common stock from listing on NYSE Chicago, formerly known as the Chicago Stock Exchange. Marriott has decided to withdraw the listing to reduce administrative costs and requirements. Marriott anticipates that the withdrawal will… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago to debut a Hotel-wide transformation this fall 2020

Chicago, U.S.A., 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Iconic luxury will be reimagined as Four Seasons Hotel Chicago announces a Hotel-wide transformation. Just steps from the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue shopping district, the 347-room Hotel celebrated its 30-year anniversary last year with the commencement of this multi-million-dollar renovation. Re-emerging this fall as a vibrant hub… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes services to Birmingham, Cebu and Houston

The airline continues to expand its U.S. network, serving six cities in August – including New York JFK, Washington DC, Boston (15 August), Chicago and Los Angeles Dubai, UAE, 2020-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume passenger services to Birmingham (1 September), Cebu (20 August), and Houston (23 August). This… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to take off to regular long-haul flights from July onwards

Bangkok, Chicago, New York and Washington back in the program from July Flights to other European cities and various Greek holiday destinations on offer “Good demand allows us to further increase our offer”, says CCO Otto VIENNA, Austria, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines’ resumption of regular flight operations is off to a… Read the full press release

SAS to resume flights to many destinations from June onwards

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — More and more countries are easing their travel restrictions, which enables SAS to resume flights to many destinations from June onwards. This primarily includes domestic flights within and between the Scandinavian countries, but flights to New York, Chicago and Amsterdam from Copenhagen are also set to resume…. Read the full press release

Emirates to operate passenger services to Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Chicago, Tunis, Algiers and Kabul

All Emirates flights to operate from Dubai International airport T3 Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is planning to operate passenger services to Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Chicago, Tunis, Algiers and Kabul in addition to the already commenced operation to London and Frankfurt. These services will facilitate residents and visitors wishing to return home…. Read the full press release

The 22nd Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival returns to Cricket Hill at Montrose Harbor on May 2

The 22nd annual festival on May 2 in Lincoln Park/Montrose Harbor will provide free build and decorate kite kits and activities for the entire family Chicago, IL, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A favorite family event and a harbinger of springtime in Chicago, the 22nd Annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival returns to Cricket Hill at Montrose Harbor (Montrose and Wilson)… Read the full press release

The 297-room 21c Museum Hotel Chicago – MGallery Hotel Collection now open

The latest addition to MGallery’s global portfolio has opened in Chicago’s River North Neighborhood Chicago, IL, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The latest addition to the MGallery Hotel Collection opened on February 4 in downtown Chicago. The 297-room boutique hotel, which is combined with a renowned multi-venue art museum, brings a jolt of contemporary… Read the full press release

Experience Blues Music at the 37th Annual Chicago Blues Festival, June 5-7

Highlights During the 2020 Year of Chicago Music include: Shemekia Copeland, Candi Staton, Eric Gales, a Celebration of Classic Blues Women, the Bridges to the Blues Youth Showcase, a Kickoff Event at Chess Records and much more Chicago, IL, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Experience Blues Music “in the Key of Chicago” at the 37th Annual… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services to host its 8th annual Construction Summit on February 19, 2020

Chicago, IL, 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS) will host its 8th annual Construction Summit on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd,, Chicago, Illinois 60612. This event will feature over 75 exhibitors providing information… Read the full press release

SAS’ first Airbus A350 Ingegerd Viking to fly its inaugural flight from Copenhagen to Chicago

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of SAS eight Airbus A350s, Ingegerd Viking, is to fly its inaugural flight, SK943, today (January 28, 2020) from Copenhagen to Chicago. On each flight, a total of 300 travelers can look forward to a comfortable flight, including a cabin with new seat models and… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announces key designers for O’Hare 21 expansion and modernization program

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With the O’Hare 21 expansion and modernization program already well underway, the City of Chicago today announced a critical milestone, securing the services of its three key designers. The City’s contract with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP (SOM) to design two new satellite concourses immediately west of… Read the full press release

Live at Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour continues in 2020 with the brightest talent in music

Following Shows in Chicago, Perth, Madrid, Los Angeles, Dublin, 2020’s Tour Stops Continue to Take Music Makers Back to Their Roots in Dubai, Mexico, and China BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The brightest talent in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances as the Live at Aloft… Read the full press release

British Airways to give its lounges in Chicago, Edinburgh and Berlin a make over

Customer to benefit from more relaxing atmosphere, extra charging points, and new interactive welcome Lounges to be refreshed as part of £6.5bn investment for customers LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) announced it is refreshing its First and Club lounges at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as well… Read the full press release

Southwest plans to bring new service to Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Houston (Hobby), and Nashville

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 11, 2019) extends its bookable flight schedule through Aug. 10, 2020. As part of the schedule extension, Southwest also announces plans to bring new service to some of the largest cities across its network including: Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Houston (Hobby), and Nashville. Atlanta Effective June 7, 2020,… Read the full press release

SAS expands its fleet with its first Airbus A350s

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of eight Airbus A350s has officially entered SAS’ fleet and from the 28th of January 2020 travelers will be able to experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft. Showcasing innovative technologies and design, it offers a new and more sustainable way of traveling long… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s dedicated pharma handling facility in Chicago gets GDP certification

Pharma operations in Copenhagen shifted to a GDP certified pharma facility Pharma Corridors initiative expanded to 25 stations Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With over 75,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals flown across the world during the Financial Year 2018/19, Emirates SkyCargo is one of the leading international players in the air transportation of… Read the full press release