World Travel Awards: Dubai voted ‘Middle East’s Leading Destination’

London, UK, 2021-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards – the leading authority that recognises and rewards excellence in travel and tourism – has revealed its Middle East 2021 winners to coincide with its Middle East Winners Day. Dubai, currently flourishing in the spotlight as host of Expo 2020, was voted ‘Middle East’s Leading Destination’,… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights between Dubai and Soha, Oman

Flights will start on 04 November and will operate twice a week Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today (October 19, 2021) the start of flights to Sohar in Oman becoming the first airline to operate this route from Dubai. This is the carrier’s third destination in the… 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

Emirates Expo 2020 Dubai special livery aircraft to perform low level flypasts over Dubai

Latest Expo A380 livery to perform two low level flypasts on Wednesday and Thursday Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Expo 2020 Dubai special livery aircraft will be performing two low level flypasts over Sheikh Zayed Road and the Expo 2020 Dubai site tomorrow morning, Wednesday 13 October and Thursday 14 October…. Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai

The Iconic Luxury Brand Brings Its Celebrated Rituals and Exquisite Experiences to This Thriving District DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, today (OCTOBER 4, 2021) announced the opening of The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai. As the newest jewel in an exquisite global portfolio, The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Dubai’s Chef Nicolas Lambert wins Prix d’Excellence, Hospitality & Catering from Relais Desserts

The pastry prodigy brings the highly coveted accolade to his home at Four Seasons Dubai Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Dubai celebrate their Senior Executive Pastry Chef Nicolas Lambert winning a prestigious award by the world’s most esteemed French pâtisserie association. Relais Desserts, a guild of the world’s best pastry chefs, bestowed Lambert… Read the full press release

flydubai to launch twice-weekly flights between Dubai and Cluj-Napoca from 03 November

flydubai launches flights to Cluj-Napoca, its second destination in Romania, from 03 November Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, today (September 19, 2021) announced the new dates for the launch of flights to Cluj-Napoca in Romania. The airline will operate twice-weekly flights between Dubai International (DXB) and Avram Iancu… Read the full press release

flydubai offers Dubai-bound passengers complimentary 1-Day Ticket to Expo 2020 Dubai

The Dubai-based carrier offers a complimentary 1-Day Ticket to passengers as the UAE gets ready to welcome visitors to Expo 2020 from 01 October 2021 Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today (September 2, 2021) that passengers booking a flydubai flight to Dubai will enjoy a complimentary 1-Day… Read the full press release

Sea Fu restaurant to reopen at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach with Asian-inspired flavours and local ingredients

Dubai, U.A.E., 2021-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A zen-like mood is created by the sound of the waves hitting the shore and birds singing happily from the lush garden. The mix of natural instruments and beautiful lounge music produce a unique musical composition. In Sea Fu, it cannot get any better. After a month of waiting, the… 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 Newcastle service restart and increased frequencies to multiple European cities

DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is scaling up services with additional route resumptions and more flights across its European network, responding to the easing of international entry protocols and an upsurge in passenger demand. With clear signals that passenger confidence for international travel is returning, the airline is advancing its plans… Read the full press release

Gulf Air extends IATA Travel Pass trial to include flights from Bahrain to Dubai, Frankfurt and Paris

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2021-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has extended the IATA Travel Pass trial to include more routes after the initial kick-off on flights from Bahrain to Athens, London and Singapore flights. Starting from today (August 14, 2021), the airline will include… Read the full press release

Aeroflot unveils its first Boeing 777 aircraft with retrofitted cabin

Moscow, Russia, 2021-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has unveiled its first long-range Boeing 777 aircraft with retrofitted  cabin. The airliner can accommodate 427 passengers providing a high level of comfort and service for passengers travelling in all classes. The cabin is configured with 28 Super Diamond NG seats equipped with sliding doors in Business… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts set to open flagship properties in Dubai, Udaipur, Bahrain and Macau later this year

PARIS, FRANCE, 2021-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — With newly appointed CEO Stephen Alden at the helm, Raffles Hotels & Resorts embarks on an exciting new era. A legendary brand known for transforming landmark properties in storied destinations around the world, Raffles is on track to more than double its illustrious portfolio, adding a host… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards launches special offer allowing members to earn a “Mile-A-Minute in Dubai”

The loyalty programme has launched a special offer allowing members to earn a “Mile-A-Minute in Dubai” as the city gears up to host Expo 2020, and as the UAE celebrates its Golden Jubilee The offer is valid on all Emirates flight tickets purchased between 1 August and 31 March, for travel between 1 October and… Read the full press release

Emirates and Aeromar announce interline partnership

Seamless connectivity to and from 12 destinations in Mexico and the United States via Mexico City to Emirates’ global network Dubai/ Mexico City, 2021-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Aeromar have announced that they have entered into an interline partnership which will provide seamless connectivity for customers between destinations in Mexico and United… Read the full press release

KLM: all necessary COVID-19 travel documents can be checked in advance with the airline’s new service COVID-19 check | Upload@Home

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM customers travelling to a selected number of destinations can now have the necessary COVID-19 travel documents checked in advance. KLM’s COVID-19 check | Upload@Home is a new service that allows customers to travel well-prepared and smoothly. KLM understands that travelling with all the COVID-19-related requirements can… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Dubai International Financial Centre introduces Dubai’s newest aperitivo offer

Dubai, U.A.E., 2021-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — For those who know what it is like to live the everyday grind, days can start to seem a little repetitive. Long days tapping in, late nights tapping out – the routine goes on and the need to relax grows a little more each day. As the… Read the full press release

150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines flown on Emirates aircraft

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — July 6, 1885 was a historic date for modern medicine and treatment. This was the day when Louis Pasteur administered the first attenuated vaccine to a human patient. Over the next 135 years, the development of vaccines for various diseases grew by leaps and bounds. Most recently,… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of ‘voco Dubai Palm Jumeirah’

The signing of ‘voco Dubai Palm Jumeirah’ aligns with IHG’s strategy to continue its expansion in the United Arab Emirates, a top tourism destination in the Middle East  Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with ASRE… Read the full press release

Emirates now offers the IATA Travel Pass solution

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, one of the first global airlines to pilot the IATA Travel Pass in April, now offers the IATA Travel Pass solution to customers flying to 10 cities and plans to extend it to all routes across its network in the coming weeks. In addition, Emirates has… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Dubai names Chef Nicolas Lambert as Executive Pastry Chef

Asia’s Best Pastry Chef 2018 is known for eye-pleasing creations with a simple yet immersive flavour profile Dubai, U.A.E., 2021-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai’s dessert lovers have reason to be delighted, with the arrival of one of the world’s most promising pastry talents to the city. Chef Nicolas Lambert, who joins Four Seasons Resort Dubai… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens temperature sensitive pharma and vaccine handling capabilities in Dubai with additional 94 cool room pallet positions

Addition of 94 cool room pallet positions to existing EU GDP compliant infrastructure at Dubai International Airport provides more handling capacity for temperature sensitive pharma, including COVID-19 vaccines Carrier has so far transported 75 million COVID-19 vaccine doses; aims for 100 million by end June 2021 Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes services between Dubai and Nice and Lyon

Airline will resume services to Nice and Lyon, serving each gateway with four weekly flights Ease in entry requirements means fully vaccinated UAE citizens and residents can expect quarantine free travel to France from tomorrow Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Nice from 2 July and… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes services between Dubai and Venice from 1 July

Emirates Chairman welcomes move to ease and facilitate international travel, calls for others to follow Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will resume flights between Dubai and Venice from 1 July, initially offering 3 flights a week on the route, increasing trade and tourism connectivity between the UAE and Italy, and offering… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights to Sharm El Sheikh

Dubai-based flydubai to operate three weekly flights to the popular Egyptian city from 15 June Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today the launch of flights to Sharm El Sheikh. The carrier will operate three weekly flights to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH) from 15 June…. Read the full press release

dnata and Global Jet Technic team up to provide best-in-class line maintenance support to airlines in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has partnered with Global Jet Technic (GJT) to provide best-in-class line maintenance support to airlines in Dubai. The partnership will see dnata promote GJT’s quality and reliable services, offering its 150 customers a one-stop-shop of ground handling, cargo… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy announces the opening of Aloft Al Mina, Dubai and Element Al Mina, Dubai

Collectively adding 288 guestrooms to the energetic city, the new distinctive hotels offer vibrant spaces and home comforts close to Dubai’s famed attractions BETHESDA, MD, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s extraordinary portfolio of 30 hotel brands, today (MAY 17, 2021) announced the expansion of Aloft Hotels and Element Hotels in the United Arab… Read the full press release

Chef Geoffroy B. van Hasbroeck appointed Executive Sous Chef at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

Hasbroeck brings distinctive flair and priceless experience from some of the world’s best kitchens including Vistamar, II Cortile and Le Chalet de la Foret Dubai, U.A.E, 2021-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — From a small, but historic and world-famous town in Belgium to the sunny shores of the French Riviera and the glamour of France’s capital… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport welcomes flydubai’s non-stop service from Dubai

Tirana, Albania, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — the Dubai-based airline, flydubai’s first flight to Tirana International Airport (TIA) touched down today (March 28, 2021) in the Albanian capital marking the start of a non-stop service from Dubai. The aircraft departed Dubai International (DXB) at 09:44 and arrived in Tirana at 13:35 local time. The… Read the full press release