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

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

Finavia welcomes Ryanair’s services to Spain, Italy and Croatia

On Sunday 27 March, Ryanair began its summer flights to Alicante, Spain. Other opening routes for the summer season include direct connections to Venice in Italy, Barcelona Girona in Spain and Zadar in Croatia. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair’s summer season begins with opening routes to favourite destinations in southern Europe…. Read the full press release

New General Manager Announced at Hilton Lake Como, Italy

London, 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Matthias Welzel has been named as the new General Manager of Hilton Lake Como. Located in the heart of the city of Como, the 170-room Hilton property opened in 2018 and is privately owned by the Limonta family. The hotel originated as the site of the Tintoria Subalpina… Read the full press release

Emirates announces fourteen weekly services from Dubai to Melbourne

Airline ramps up services to Melbourne to meet the demand for international travel following borders re-opening Twice daily flights, served by the flagship A380 aircraft, will provide more than 1,000 seats a day to the Victorian capital Emirates’ Australian operations will soar to 42 weekly flights, with the airline continuing to reaffirm its commitment to… Read the full press release

dnata becomes the inflight retail partner of choice for easyJet across its European network

Contract win marks major milestone for air services provider’s retail business London, UK, 2022-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has been appointed to manage easyJet’s inflight retail services across the airline’s extensive network. The contract marks a significant milestone for dnata’s growing catering and retail business, cementing its position as a leading end-to-end inflight… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches three new routes connecting Italy with Greece

Wizz Air adds four new routes from North Macedonia to Italy, Germany and Denmark

Budapest, Hungary, 2022-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the fastest growing and most sustainable* airline in Europe, this morning announced three new routes that will connect Italy with Greece. Starting from June, passengers can travel from the international airports of Rome Fiumicino, Bari Karol Wojtyla International Airport and Naples International Airport to Skiathos, the majestic island in… Read the full press release

Emirates announces partnership with Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau

The agreement reaffirms the airline’s commitment to Sri Lanka and outlines mutually beneficial initiatives to help drive trade and tourism to the country.  Since the nation safely re-opened to international tourists in February 2021, Emirates has carried more than 80,000 passengers to Colombo. Dubai, UAE, 2022-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has signed a… Read the full press release

Hilton Lake Como’s eForea Spa Launches Exclusive Use Packages and Sumptuous Silk Treatment Menu

London, UK, 2022-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Lake Como is delighted to launch a series of pampering new offerings at its award-winning eForea Spa and Health Club. For the first time, couples, families and groups alike will be able to book the state-of-the-art oasis on an exclusive-use basis. The spa has also launched a… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi announces the opening of Talea, Chef Antonio Guida’s first restaurant outside of Italy

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2022-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi has announced the opening of a new culinary experience, Talea, acclaimed two-Michelin-starred Chef Antonio Guida’s first restaurant outside of Italy. The new restaurant presents guests with the opportunity to enjoy a highly curated selection of seasonal and authentic Italian menus in an elegant, yet… Read the full press release

UNO announces partnership with UEFA

Europe, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) today (23 FEB 2022) announced their partnership around shared values and a common vision for the future. The leaders of both organizations met at the UEFA headquarters and agreed to jointly promote the benefits of sports… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia encourages travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia with Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign

Tourism Australia is launching a new campaign internationally to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, with international borders re-opening to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors from 21 February 2022. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Don’t Go Small. Go Australia is a $40 million campaign being rolled out… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces launch of the first Global Youth Tourism Summit

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili has joined the Minister of Tourism of Italy Massimo Garavaglia to officially launch the first Global Youth Tourism Summit Sorrento, Italy, 2022-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Set to take place in Sorrento, Italy from 27 June to 3 July, the Summit will bring children… Read the full press release