Technical seminar on the UNWTO International Code for the Protection of Tourists (ICPT) held on the backdrop of the 67th meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Americas

Madrid, Spain, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism leaders from the Americas have met to address the current challenges and opportunities around restoring confidence in travel across the region. A special seminar on the UNWTO International Code for the Protection of Tourists (ICPT) featured interventions from the experts involved in drafting the landmark legal framework. The… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for LATAM Airlines at Auckland International Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — LATAM Airlines, Latin America’s largest airline, reintroduced flights between Santiago de Chile and Auckland, New Zealand on 31 March. Swissport has been awarded the ground services business at Auckland International Airport. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, LATAM resumed flights between Chile and New… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed tourism leaders’ commitment to place sustainability and inclusivity at the heart of the sector’s restart and recovery

Americas, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed a pledge made by tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit to realign the sector along a path of greater resilience and sustainability. The tourism trade event welcomed the Ministers of Tourism of Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras, alongside high/level representatives of the governments of both Brazil and… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit

Americas, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed a pledge made by tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit to realign the sector along a path of greater resilience and sustainability. The tourism trade event welcomed the Ministers of Tourism of Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras, alongside high/level representatives of the governments of both Brazil… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo announces three openings in New Orleans, Nebraska and Colorado

Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Indigo, the boutique hotel brand from IHG Hotels & Resorts, continues its growth momentum with three exciting openings in some of the most distinct locales in the United States – New Orleans, Nebraska and Colorado. Just as no two neighborhoods are the same, no two Hotel… Read the full press release

Air Canada helped repatriate approximately 6,600 Canadians

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — As its special flights operated in collaboration with the Government of Canada draw to an end, Air Canada today saluted hundreds of its employees who have worked to fly thousands of stranded Canadians home. The program, which began March 21, has repatriated approximately 6,600 Canadians from Morocco,… Read the full press release

Hilton to introduce Hampton by Hilton brand to Quito, the capital and largest city in Ecuador

New hotel will add 135 rooms to thriving Quito market QUITO, Ecuador and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (September 16, 2019) announced plans to introduce Hampton by Hilton, the global, upper-midscale brand, to Quito, the capital and largest city in Ecuador, as part of a franchise agreement signed with Hotel Colón… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International adds nearly 5,000 rooms by opening 40 hotels this year in Latin America and Spain

Company Makes First Entry into Colombia and Spain Through Sercotel Alliance ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) continues to expand its international footprint with 40 hotel openings planned this year in Latin America and Spain. This includes introducing the first Choice Hotels brands in Spain and Colombia, as well as opening hotels in Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, and Panama,… Read the full press release

South and Central America’s finest travel brands unveiled at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in South and Central America have been unveiled at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America Ceremony 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Winners at the red carpet gala evening included the ancient Incan city of Quito, which fended off stiff competition to be named “South America’s Leading… Read the full press release

Air France to launch its Paris-CDG – Quito (Ecuador) route on May 14th next year

PARIS, France, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting May 14th next year, the Air France network is expanding thanks to Joon, with the launch of its Paris-CDG – Quito (Ecuador) route. Customers will be able to travel between the two capitals by Airbus A340 in the comfort of the new long-haul travel cabins, with 30… Read the full press release

Guayaquil, Ecuador to host World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony on 15th September 2018

London, UK, 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The beautiful city of Guayaquil, Ecuador is making final preparations ahead of hosting Latin America’s most important travel and tourism event of the year. The key industry players and VIPs from across South and Central America are set to attend the World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America Ceremony on… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation implements its first project for rail control in Ecuador on Quito Metro Line 1

First rail control project in Ecuador for Quito’s new metro line to alleviate congestion Brazil, Chile and Peru are also part of Bombardier’s growing signalling footprint BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has started the implementation of its first project for rail control in Ecuador on Quito Metro Line… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo expanded its network with 4 new cargo-only destinations and its fleet with 3 new Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft in 2013

Dubai, UAE, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates SkyCargo, one of the largest and most progressive air cargo operators globally, has achieved another successful year and major milestones over the past twelve months. In 2013, Emirates SkyCargo expanded its network and range of destination options for its customers by launching four new cargo-only destinations which began with Hanoi in Vietnam… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises opened the books on its two Grand Voyages for 2015

New perks include complimentary hotel stay, $2,000 onboard spending credit, exclusive shoreside event and Silversea Experience 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following on the heels of the unveiling of its World Cruise 2015 last month, ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises today opened the books on its two Grand Voyages for 2015, offering a further tantalising peek at the line’s soon-to-be-announced schedule for the… Read the full press release

Brand USA is actively recruiting travel trade representation firms in Latin America

Washington, DC, 2013-07-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Deadline for submission, July 15 Brand USA, the public-private partnership responsible for promoting the United States as a premier travel destination, is actively recruiting travel trade representation firms in Latin America. The firm(s) will work with the Brand USA staff, agencies and event management teams to ensure Brand USA is… Read the full press release

The world’s largest hotel company Wyndham Hotel Group opened its first hotel in Ecuador

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, 2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,380 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today celebrated its continued expansion in Latin America with the addition of the 179-room Wyndham Guayaquil in Ecuador, marking the introduction of the upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand in the South American country. The newly… Read the full press release