Ugandan Children’s Choir Delights Passengers at Manchester Airport During UK and Ireland Tour

The New Life Choir from Uganda is touring the UK and Ireland on behalf of the charity Abaana, which is raising funds to support Ugandan children in escaping poverty The group of 20 primary school children performed for passengers while they waited for a connecting flight at Manchester Airport and were treated to breakfast and… Read the full press release

TAP Launches Early Black Friday Deals on Flights to Various Destinations

(IN SHORT) TAP, the Portuguese national airline, is kicking off Black Friday promotions earlier this year, offering round-trip flights starting at 49 euros to its destinations in Portugal, Europe, Brazil, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and Africa. Business class travelers can also enjoy discounts, with prices starting at 319 euros. These promotional tickets are… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Launches ‘The Big Royal Thank You’ Competition with £100,000 Prize Pool for UK and Ireland Travel Partners

Cruise Line Announces a New Trade Competition for Club Royal Members Across UK and Ireland LONDON, UK, 2023-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International has announced ‘The Big Royal Thank You’ competition for travel partners across UK and Ireland and featuring the largest prize pot to date. The interactive competition platform, dubbed ‘Bounty of the Seas,’ will be… Read the full press release

Swissport appoints new CEO for UK & Ireland region and Chief Commercial Officer for the Americas

Effective 1 April 2023, Karen Cox was appointed CEO for the UK & Ireland region. Andres Diez takes on the role of Chief Commercial Officer for the Americas Zurich, Switzerland, 2023-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport, the world’s leading aviation services company, makes two key changes to its executive team. Karen Cox, formerly Global… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus launches new flights connecting west Ireland to London Heathrow and Hartford, Connecticut from Dublin

Dublin, Ireland, 2023-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus this weekend began a brand new service connecting the west coast of Ireland to London Heathrow and recommenced direct flights to Hartford, Connecticut from Dublin. New Knock-Heathrow service The inaugural Aer Lingus flight EI916, operated by an Airbus A320, departed from Ireland West Airport at… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands UK & Ireland Presence with Nine New Hotels Across Brands

UK signings and openings cement IHG brand family as brands of choice for owners and guests DENHAM, UK, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, strengthens its powerhouse status in the UK & Ireland with the addition of nine new hotels. These new additions illustrate… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Unveils Ireland’s First Electric Medical Response Vehicle “Rescue 14”

Shannon, Ireland, 2023-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has become the first Irish airport to take delivery of an electric Medical Response Vehicle. The vehicle, called “Rescue 14”, replaces its diesel-powered model and will be used for emergency medical responses that may arise at the airport. Rescue 14 is designed and built to similar specifications as the National Ambulance Service vehicles and is fully equipped with a defibrillator, stretcher,… Read the full press release

Dolphin Dynamics Shortlisted as “Technology Company of the Year” at Irish Travel Industry Awards

LONDON, UK, 2023-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — We’re delighted that Dolphin Dynamics has been shortlisted in the “Technology Company Of The Year” category at the Irish Travel Industry Awards. The Irish Travel Industry Awards are the premier awards for suppliers and Travel Agents in Ireland. The Awards are an initiative of the Irish Travel Agents Association with… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus adds Kos (Greece), Olbia (Sardinia, Italy) and Brindisi (Italy) to its European destinations for 2023 summer

Kos (Greece), Olbia (Sardinia, Italy) and Brindisi (Italy) revealed as part of Aer Lingus’ Summer 2023 programme Aer Lingus increases seats to Euro-Leisure destinations by 18% vs. last year reflecting consumer demand for sun Biggest ever transatlantic schedule with 2.25 million seats to North America and 20% more seats from Ireland vs. 2019 Travel trends… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the Official Airline Partner of the United Rugby Championship (URC) and European Professional Club Rugby

With the inclusion of South African Teams the Airline will partner with the United Rugby Championship and European Professional Club Rugby competitions – Qatar Airways’ first rugby partnership for the upcoming season DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways announces its newest sport partnership as the Official Airline Partner of the United… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways wins 2022 Passenger Choice Award® for Best Food & Beverage in the South Pacific

Nadi, Fiji, 2022-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, has been awarded the 2022 Passenger Choice Award® for Best Food & Beverage in the South Pacific by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). Fiji’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency, Mr. Jitoko Tikolevu, accepted the award on behalf of… Read the full press release

Emirates recognised with Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage awards at 2022 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers around the world have recognised Emirates for Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage in the Middle East, with the airline bagging these awards at the prestigious 2022 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards® ceremony held in Dublin, Ireland. For the awards this year, verified passengers flying… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways invites football fans to secure all-inclusive travel packages for The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With a successful Final Draw complete and groups set, fans are invited to secure their all-inclusive travel packages from Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ As Qatar Airways optimises its network to ensure fans can attend the FIFA World Cup™, the airline offers 5,000 bonus Avios to all… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts Inaugural Influencer Cup in Doha

Inaugural tournament was hosted at Stadium 974 from 28 to 29 March A nostalgic reunion of Qatar Legacy Ambassadors and FIFA Legends featured the likes of Cafu, Tim Cahill, and Marcel Desailly DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — With excitement building ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, renowned international social media… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Challenges Travel Agents to pitch forward-thinking concepts through ‘The Royal Pitch’ competition

The Royal Pitch’ to Challenge Travel Agents Across UK and Ireland LONDON, UK, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( March 22, 2022), Royal Caribbean International has launched ‘The Royal Pitch,’ a competition dedicated to consortia members. Travel agents, who are members of a consortia, have the exclusive opportunity to pitch forward-thinking concepts to the cruise line… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus resumes service from Dublin to San Francisco

Fly direct Dublin to San Francisco from 25th February Now offering 14 direct routes between Ireland and North America Great sale fares on offer now on all routes to the US with fares starting from €189 return Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus is pleased to announce the return of its… 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

Bristol Airport extends partnership with ICTS UK & Ireland as its security partner

London, UK, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has re-awarded ICTS UK & Ireland as its security partner, responsible for the provision of security services/passenger screening at the Airport. Alan Dutt, Executive Director of Aviation Security Services, ICTS UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to continue our fifteen-year partnership with Bristol Airport…. Read the full press release

Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch codeshare agreement

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling between Ireland and the United States, will be simple, easy and more convenient for customers as Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch their codeshare agreement this week. Customers traveling with Aer Lingus will now be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines flights from Chicago… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus January Seat Sale continues

Pre-departure testing no longer required for double vaccinated arrivals into Ireland Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Aer Lingus January Seat Sale continues with 2 million seats on sale including up to 20% off European and UK* travel as well as flights to North America from just €169 each way as part of a return trip. What’s more,… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus applauds the Government’s decision to remove requirement for pre-departure test

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus CEO Lynne Embleton today (06 January 2022) welcomed the Government’s decision to remove the requirement for a pre-departure Covid-19 test for double-vaccinated passengers arriving into Ireland. “The Government’s removal of this additional expense and barrier is welcome news for our customers, our people, our sector… Read the full press release

Ryanair donates €100,000 to ISPCC

Over €675,000 Raised By Ryanair In Aid Of ISPCC To Date DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Ireland’s no.1 airline, today (20 Dec) donated €100,000 to ISPCC to help keep its services here for every child and young person in Ireland this Christmas and beyond. The ISPCC has been Ryanair’s charity partner… Read the full press release

World’s largest aircraft, the Antonov AN-225 lands in Ireland’s longest runway

Shannon, Ireland, 2021-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest aircraft, the Antonov AN-225 touched down at Shannon Airport this afternoon from China carrying a cargo consignment for distribution in the Irish retail sector. With the longest runway in Ireland at 3,199m, Shannon Airport is the only airport in Ireland capable of accommodating the… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts appoints Joanna Kurowska as new managing director, UK & Ireland

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, has today (28 SEPTEMBER 2021) announced the appointment of Joanna Kurowska as the new managing director in its home market of UK & Ireland. Joanna will be responsible for driving sustainable hotel performance in… Read the full press release

Swissport further digitizes air cargo warehousing process with new cargo app

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is equipping its cargo workers with a brand-new mobile application and new handheld devices. The cargo app will further digitize the air cargo warehousing process and offers real-time visibility on cargo shipments. Already operational in the first five Swissport warehouses, the app will be rolled out… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus ready to reunite families and friends as Ireland lifts ban on non-essential travel

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Teams across Aer Lingus are welcoming customers back to the airport and back on-board as the ban on non-essential travel is lifted today and following the delivery of almost 2 million EU Digital Covid Certificates in the last week. After a 16 month period of applying the… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus urges Government to facilitate the implementation of Ireland’s Aviation Restart Plan 2021

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has called on the government to facilitate the implementation of a plan to restart Ireland’s aviation industry after more than a year on near dormancy due to the pandemic. The Irish airline has urged the government to put into effect the findings of the Aviation… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes flying to more destinations across its network this July

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout July, British Airways will resume flying to more destinations across its network, albeit offering fewer frequencies due to reduced demand and the impact of the global quarantine restrictions. Across the UK and Europe, the airline will return to more short haul destinations by the end of… Read the full press release

Travelling Languages launch a new and very unique virtual immersive summer camp

The best way to learn English and explore Ireland in the comfort of your home! Dublin, Ireland, 2020-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelling Languages are proud to announce they are launching their very unique Virtual immersive summer camp for summer 2020! With the current Covid-19 outbreak Travelling Languages have taken their innovative approach of… Read the full press release

Accor announces signing of the historic Carton House, the first Fairmont brand in Ireland

Accor is taking over the management of the existing Carton House while it undergoes a full refurbishment to the Fairmont brand London & Dublin, UK, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the leading augmented hospitality group, today (March 2, 2020) announced that it is bringing the Fairmont brand to Ireland with the signing of… Read the full press release