Hyatt Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 7,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: H), a leading global hospitality company, announced today (September 22, 2021) the pricing of its underwritten registered public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $74.50 per share.   The underwriters… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels: Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels achieved domestic room count growth of 24% YOY

Cambria Hotels Produces Strongest RevPAR Index in 2021 Versus Local Competitors in Brand History, while Ascend Hotel Collection Outperforms Upscale Chain Scale in RevPAR by 26 Percentage Points in Second Quarter 2021, Compared to 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) upscale brands, the Ascend Hotel Collection and Cambria Hotels, achieved impressive… Read the full press release

IATA July 2021 global air cargo market: demand up 8.6% vs July 2019

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released July 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend. As comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted, all comparisons below are to… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Support Fund awards £241,995 to more than 20 heritage projects

Funding to provide training opportunities and the restoration of historic structures will benefit local communities and economies throughout Scotland EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2021-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A historic Tolbooth steeple in Fife, the B-listed former Govanhill Picture House and a traditional skills training programme targeting disadvantaged people in Perth and Kinross are just some… Read the full press release

East London charitable projects to benefit from City Airport Community Fund grants

Community Fund provides financial backing to local groups working to build stronger, safer, and healthier communities in East London 12 local charities and not for profit organisations awarded £3k grants to enable significant and positive change for East Londoners Funding from the airport’s Community Fund reaches a total of £75,000 in 2021 London, UK, 2021-Jul-24… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon’s Competitive & Recovery Grant Program awards $2.4 million to projects to support and prepare communities for COVID-19 safe travel

Portland, ORE., 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon has awarded $2,408,264.67 through its Competitive & Recovery Grant Program to support economic recovery by investing in projects that enhance and expand the visitor experience and prepare communities and visitors for COVID-19 safe travel. For this grant cycle, Travel Oregon… Read the full press release

Nine mountain communities to get support from Vail Resorts $3.3 million COVID-19 emergency relief and behavioral health grants

BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2020-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Vail Resorts’ Chief Executive Officer, Rob Katz, and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, New York Times bestselling author and founder of Elana’s Pantry, today (Dec. 11, 2020) announced more than $3.3 million in COVID-19 emergency relief and behavioral health grants. In nine communities where Vail Resorts operates, these… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces partnership with Uplift

Turn Travel Dreams into Reality with Fixed, Affordable Monthly Payments MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada and Uplift today (Dec. 8, 2020) announced a new collaboration, giving the airline’s customers access to Uplift’s flexible, financing options. Travellers can now book flights from Canada and the U.S. to destinations throughout Air Canada’s global… Read the full press release

Shannon Group welcomes financial support from the Government

Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcoming today’s (10 November 2020) announcement of €80 million Government funding for the Irish aviation sector including Shannon Airport, Mary Considine, CEO, Shannon Group, which operates Shannon Airport said: “Today’s announcement of financial support for Shannon Airport and the aviation sector is very welcome.  It comes against… Read the full press release

Budget 2021: EUR 10 million support package for Shannon and Cork airports

Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group has welcomed the announcement in Budget 2021 of a €10 million support package for Shannon and Cork airports. Commenting on the funding, a Shannon Group spokesperson said: “This funding for capital expenditure is very welcome and will assist us as we navigate our way through… Read the full press release

COVID-19: IATA calls for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector. IATA estimates that revenues generated by airlines in the Saudi… Read the full press release

COVID-19: IATA calls for aviation-specific financial relief measures from Nigerian Government

Lagos, Nigeria, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of Nigeria to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector. Air transport has ground to a halt in efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. Along… Read the full press release

Swissport announces solid 2019 result with 4.7 percent year-on-year revenue growth

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport achieved an operating EBITDA of 272.3 million euros in 2019, roughly on par with the previous year result of 273.2 million euros. The group’s revenue from operating activities increased to 3.13 billion euros, up 4.7 percent from 2.99 billion euros in 2018. With revenue of 3.13… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to receive disbursement of funds included in the Payroll Support Program under the CARES Act

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines today (Apr 20, 2020) finalized terms with the United States Department of Treasury regarding the acceptance and disbursement of funds included in the Payroll Support Program under the CARES Act. As part of the agreement, Southwest will receive more than $3.2 billion in disbursements over… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group increases shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A.

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) is pleased to announce that it has increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (“IAG”) from 21.4 per cent to 25.1 per cent. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Mr. Akbar Al Baker stated, “Our investment to date has been… Read the full press release

Swissport increased its revenue to EUR 1,526.0 million in the first half of 2019

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport increased its revenue to EUR 1,526.0 million in the first half of 2019 compared to EUR 1,437.9 million in the first half of 2018 (plus 6.1%). The company’s revenue growth continued to be profitable with its operating EBITDA up 7.2% to EUR 121.9 million for the first… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides financial support to Whiterock Children’s Centre in Belfast

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided financial support to Whiterock Children’s Centre in Belfast. The Centre provides a range of activities and services to support local families including accessible, quality childcare, family learning and also training courses to stimulate the social, educational and economic… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines releases 2018 One Report

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 22, 2019) released the Company’s 2018 One Report, an integrated citizenship report highlighting a commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. The detailed publication showcases Southwest’s three-pronged approach taken to focus on global citizenship, financial performance, and key… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels declares cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.215 per share

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, announced its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.215 per share. The dividend is payable on July 17, 2019, to stockholders of record on July 2, 2019. About Choice Hotels Choice… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group to announce its first quarter 2019 financial results on Thursday, April 25, 2019

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its first quarter 2019 financial results on Thursday, April 25, 2019. A conference call is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time /1:30 p.m. Pacific time. Interested parties may listen to the call… Read the full press release

Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Capital to acquire all the outstanding common shares of Travelport for $15.75 per share in cash

Agreement with Siris Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital Travelport to continue technical innovation under private ownership Guidance updated. Acquisition expected to close Q2 2019 LANGLEY, U.K., 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport Worldwide Limited (“Travelport”) (NYSE: TVPT), a leading travel technology company, today (10 December 2018) announced that it has entered into a definitive… Read the full press release

Norwegian to release 3Q results on Thursday 25 October 2018

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian will release the third quarter results Thursday 25 October 2018. The report will be made available at 7:00 AM (CET) at norwegian.com and newsweb.no. The Company will present the results at 8.30 AM (CET) at its interim headquarter in Snarøyveien 36, Fornebu. The presentation will be held… Read the full press release