Lufthansa Looks to Expand with Minority Stake in Italian Carrier ITA Airways

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Lufthansa AG is aiming to acquire a stake in the Italian national carrier ITA Airways (Italia Trasporto Aereo S.p.A.). The plan is to agree on the initial acquisition of a minority stake as well as on options to purchase the remaining shares at a later date…. Read the full press release

Find Balance and Connect with Nature: Four Seasons Hotel Firenze Launches Healing Garden Program

Florence, Italy, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Immersed in a green oasis of over four hectares (ten acres), The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze is the perfect refuge to restore balance between mind, body and spirit in contact with nature. The Healing Garden is a holistic activity program taking place in the heart of the Gherardesca Garden,… Read the full press release

Discover Fresh and Exciting Tourism Products Across England, Wales, and Scotland with VisitBritain’s Educational Visits

London, UK, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain is set to welcome more than 120 international travel trade buyers for a series of educational visits across Britain. The educational trade visits, underway from 28 January, are a mix of three-to-five-day itineraries to destinations across England, Wales and Scotland, showcasing the latest tourism products to… Read the full press release

easyJet offers 250,000 seats under £30 as part of its Pay Day Sale

250,000 seats under £30 are now on sale across easyJet flights from the UK between 1 February and 30 September 2023, with fares available from just £15.99* Discounted fares across easyJet’s network spanning Europe, North Africa and the Middle East are now available to book until 2 February 2023 at easyJet.com and via the mobile… Read the full press release

Cruise Demand Soars: 91% of Previous Cruisers Plan to Set Sail Again, 72% of Non-Cruisers Open to Booking in Next Two Years

Washington, DC, USA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released results from a new consumer sentiment survey, showing the demand for cruise holidays continues to increase. The survey was carried out with 4,500 domestic and international travellers. It reveals that for UK passengers: 91% of respondents who have cruised… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises Launches Industry-First Simultaneous World Cruises with Award-Winning Chefs Onboard

Two MSC Cruises’ ships depart on world cruise itineraries today – an industry first Cruise Line welcomes over 5,000 guests for a journey around the world on board MSC Magnifica and MSC Poesia Cruise Line also reveals culinary highlight with line-up of award-winning chefs who have created menus to showcase the very best of their… Read the full press release

Experience the World in Style: MSC Cruises Launches Industry-First Simultaneous World Cruises

Two MSC Cruises’ ships depart on world cruise itineraries today – an industry first Cruise Line welcomes over 5,000 guests for a journey around the world on board MSC Magnifica and MSC Poesia Cruise Line also reveals culinary highlight with line-up of award-winning chefs who have created menus to showcase the very best of their… Read the full press release

British Airways: New Daily Flight from London to Florence Now Available for Summer 2023

London, UK, 2023-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has announced a new daily flight from London Heathrow to Florence, Italy, for Summer 2023. Starting on 16 April 2023, the new flight will operate daily from London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 at 07:50 on an A320Neo aircraft. Known for its Renaissance art scene, architectural masterpieces… 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

easyJet adds nine new routes to its UK network for its summer 2023 program

easyJet has put nine new routes from the UK on sale today from nine UK airports to destinations across Spain, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Tunisia, launching from summer 2023 Seats are available to book at easyJet.com and via the mobile app from £24.99*. Flights for the airline’s autumn 2023 schedule will go on sale… Read the full press release

Get Merry at Hilton Molino Stucky Venice’s Magical Christmas & New Year

London, UK 2022-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Molino Stucky Venice is thrilled to announce a series of yuletide offerings for guests staying throughout the Christmas and New Year 22/23 season. From December 8th 2022 all the way through to January 7th 2023, the historic five-star hotel on Giudecca island will be abuzz with all things festive,… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes Ryanair’s twice weekly services to Naples and Porto starting Summer ‘23

Shannon, Ireland, 2022-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Two new Mediterranean services have been secured by Shannon Airport to Naples and Porto with Ryanair. The two exciting new destinations to Naples in Italy, and Porto in Portugal, will begin operating from Shannon in Summer ‘23. The new twice weekly services will run on Wednesdays and Sundays for… Read the full press release

Ride into Autumn with Hilton Lake Como’s New Geared-Up Getaways

London, UK 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Lake Como, the new-generation Italian lakeside hotel, is delighted to unveil a series of active additions for the Autumn season. From scenic rides on the property’s brand-new bicycles to daily hikes, stretching sessions and more, there’s no better setting in which to keep fit, unwind and… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts and Grape Hospitality announce five conversion properties across Spain, France and Italy

The agreement heralds an 810-room partnership with IHG Hotels & Resorts at five properties across Spain, France and Italy DENHAM, UK, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, today (27 SEPTEMBER 2022) announces a multi-property development agreement with Grape Hospitality for five conversion properties in… Read the full press release

The 6th edition of the Wine Tourism conference kicks in on 19 September 2022, in Alba, the Piemonte region, Italy

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and the Government of Italy will celebrate the 6th Global Conference on Wine Tourism. Under the theme ‘What’s next? Wine tourism pairs with Innovation…’ and building up on the success of the past five editions, this 6th edition will take place on 19-21 September 2022, in Alba in the… 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

Swissport starts ground services at Rome-Fiumicino, Italy

Rome, Italy, 2022-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is in Italy. The global market leader in aviation ground services began serving airlines at Rome-Fiumicino – Italy’s largest hub airport – after successfully concluding consultations with trade unions in early July. In the first five days since starting operations on Thursday, 14 July, Swissport has… Read the full press release

His Holiness Pope Francis on building a better future for tourism during the UNWTO’s first Global Youth Tourism Summit

Sorrento, Italy, 2022-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — His Holiness Pope Francis has sent an historic message of support to UNWTO’s first Global Youth Tourism Summit. As the Summit gets underway in Sorrento, Italy, His Holiness called on young participants to make the most of the unique opportunity to develop the knowledge and the skills… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates services to Pisa

The Dubai-based carrier becomes the first UAE airline to provide direct air links to the city in central Italy with three flights a week flydubai grows its network in Italy to three points, including Catania and Naples Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, celebrated its inaugural service… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts adds the historic Hotel Bauer in Venice, Italy into its esteemed European collection of luxury hotels and resorts

Following a multi-year renovation, the historic hotel will join the brand’s impressive European collection of iconic properties in 2025 Hong Kong, 2022-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In an ongoing continuation of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®’ commitment to thoughtful and strategic global growth, the brand is pleased to announce that it has been selected to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to rebrand historic Hotel Danieli as Hotel Danieli, Venezia, A Four Seasons Hotel in 2025

Gruppo Statuto extends long-term partnership with Four Seasons, selecting the luxury brand to manage historic hotel ideally located along Venice’s Grand Canal Toronto, Canada, 2022-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Gruppo Statuto, one of Italy’s preeminent hotel development companies, announce that Four Seasons will assume management… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of voco Venice Mestre – The Quid, its second voco hotel in Italy

Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of world’s largest hotel groups, announces the opening of its second voco hotel in Italy, voco Venice Mestre – The Quid, in partnership with HNH Hospitality. Located close to the bypass that connects Mestre to Venice Marco Polo airport and the… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut two new W Hotels in Italy with the signings of W Milan – Duomo and W Naples

Two of Italy’s Most Desirable Hotspots Join W Hotels Growing Italian Portfolio BETHESDA, MD, 2022-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (MAY 24, 2022) announced it has signed agreements to debut two new W Hotels in Italy with the signings of W Milan – Duomo and W Naples. Both hotels are slated… Read the full press release

Swissport prepares to take over airport ground handling activities of Alitalia at Rome-Fiumicino Airport

Rome, Italy, 2022-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — After being awarded the ground handling business of Alitalia – Società Aerea Italiana S.p.A. in extraordinary administration – at Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, Swissport has started preparations for the transition of operations. Granted successful consultations with the trade unions, Swissport will support ITA Airways, among others,… Read the full press release

Unveiling the perfect Italian Island Escape 5* ADLER Spa Resort SICILIA opening July 2022

Sicily, Italy, 2022-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Resting atop a coastal plateau overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, surrounded by nature is the luxurious new ADLER Spa Resort SICILIA.       Located on Sicily’s southernmost shores, this inspiring resort is the latest development project for the Sanoner family, founders of the much-respected hospitality brand ADLER… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Wonder of the Seas arrived in Barcelona starting a summer full of memorable holidays in Europe

The Ultimate Summer Holiday Sets Sail from Barcelona, Spain, to the Mediterranean on 8th May BARCELONA, SPAIN, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s newest wonder, Royal Caribbean International’s Wonder of the Seas, arrived in Barcelona, Spain, to kick off a summer full of memorable holidays in Europe. The fifth in the cruise line’s… Read the full press release

Orient Express announces plans for second Orient Express hotel in Italy at the Palazzo Donà Giovannelli in Venice

Berlin, Germany, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Legendary travel brand Orient Express, part of the world-leading Accor group, has signed a partnership agreement with Italian hospitality group Arsenale S.p.A to open the second Orient Express hotel in Italy at the spectacular Palazzo Donà Giovannelli in Venice. The Groups have selected architect and interior designer… Read the full press release

Get the Flower Power with Hilton Lake Como’s New ‘Stroll & Sip’ Springtime Offerings

London, UK, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Lake Como has launched a duo of floral-themed experiences, blooming just in time for spring. Guests of the luxurious lakeside hotel can now enjoy the famously beautiful Chilometro della Conoscenza or ‘Kilometre of Knowledge’ walking route as well as a brand-new cocktail menu inspired by the flora… Read the full press release

UNWTO unveils details on Global Youth Tourism Summit from 27 June to 3 July at Sorrento, Italy

Europe, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has announced more details of the upcoming Global Youth Tourism Summit, set to be held in Sorrento, Italy, from 27 June to 3 July. The Summit, organized by UNWTO in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Tourism and the Italian National Tourist Board, will provide a unique… Read the full press release

Finavia airports offers more than 130 destinations in Europe, America and Asia this summer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights are resuming at both Helsinki Airport and regional airports after the pandemic. In the summer, there will be direct flights from Finavia airports to more than 130 destinations. “There will be new destinations for the summer, as well as flights to familiar cities and beaches in… Read the full press release