Marriott International announces the opening of Aloft Madrid Gran Vía

Aloft Madrid Gran Via Embraces the Brand’s New Future-Proofed Design Formula, Complete with a Rooftop Pool Featuring 360-Degree Views of Madrid’s Skyline Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Aloft Hotels, Marriott International’s hotel brand for music fans and tech-savvy travellers, brings a new beat to Spain this month with the opening of Aloft… Read the full press release

Qatar Aviation Services exhibits at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, Spain

DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in Madrid, Spain from 26-29 May. For the second consecutive year, QAS participated in what is widely recognised as the most prestigious event on the ground handling industry… Read the full press release

IATA’s Nick Careen speaks at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the ground handling industry to focus on three priorities to effectively accommodate the expanding demand for air travel and air cargo. The three priorities are; Continuing to put safety first; Implementing global standards; Accelerating the speed of innovation and process… Read the full press release

IHG announces plans to open a new Hotel Indigo in the Spanish capital, The Hotel Indigo® Madrid – Princesa

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced plans to open a new Hotel Indigo in the Spanish capital. The Hotel Indigo® Madrid – Princesa will be one of seven IHG boutique hotels opening in key cities across Southern Europe in the next three… Read the full press release

Iberia announces new thrice-weekly direct service from Madrid to Châlons-Vatry, France

Starting 31 March, the airline will fly three times a week from Madrid to the capital of the Champagne region.  This summer it will also open new routes to Bergen, Oslo, Bari, Zadar and Verona –tickets are now on sale. In June, Iberia flights to Mexico City will be increased to three per day –the largest capacity to any… Read the full press release

UNWTO activities at the 39th edition of the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid

Inauguration of a tourism innovation hub The final stage of the 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition The 10th Edition of The Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa Understanding the success of Asian Tourism Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — These will be among the activities led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 3, 2019) announced the rebranding of Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim to Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa, marking the brand’s second hotel in India. Located in prime destinations across the world including New York, Miami,… Read the full press release

Emirates unveiled a new decal featuring images of Real Madrid’s players on one of its A380 aircraft

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and a main sponsor of Spanish football club, Real Madrid, today (16 DECEMBER 2018 ) unveiled a new decal featuring action images of some of the club’s top players on one of its A380 aircraft. The new decal was created to mark… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific increases frequencies to Adelaide, Frankfurt, Madrid and Tokyo

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Our customers have spoken, and we have listened. Not only are we adding more and more destinations to our already expansive global network*, we are also increasing the frequency of services on some of our most popular routes across three continents to give our passengers more… Read the full press release

Madrid strengthens its international image in China as MICE destination

Madrid City Council’s Tourism Department –through Madrid Convention Bureau (MCB)– is holding a roadshow in China to promote the capital as a venue for professional meetings This week Shanghai and Beijing will host two events aimed at presenting the destination of Madrid to fifty Chinese companies and agencies with an interest in holding their events… Read the full press release

Bulgaria Air to launch additional flights from Sofia to Varna, London and Madrid

SOFIA, Bulgaria, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — At the peak of summer when the demand for flights is greatest, the national carrier Bulgaria Air announces more flights to some of the most preferred destinations among the passengers. The airline will launch special additional flights from Sofia to Varna, London and Madrid. Bulgaria Air will ensure more… Read the full press release

Ryanair’s first Spanish “Hackathon” event, 20th-21st January, Madrid

Ryanair’s first Spanish “Hackathon” event, 20th-21st January, Madrid   Tech Open Days 20th & 21st January At Travel Labs Spain DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (9 Jan) launched its first Spanish “Hackathon” event, which will take place at Ryanair Travel Labs Spain’s offices in Madrid on 20th & 21st January…. Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels welcomes its third independent property in Madrid with the opening of Hotel Círculo Gran Vía

Bethesda, Maryland, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), welcomes its third distinctly independent property in Madrid with the opening of Hotel Círculo Gran Vía. The magnificent neo-classical building is the former home of the Merchants and Industrialist’s Circle and has been transformed into a boutique, adults-only… Read the full press release

Air France to increase frequency of flights between European and North-African destinations this Spring

France, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights…. Read the full press release

Ryanair announces its fifth base in Poland; launches 2017 Poznan winter schedule

7 New Routes To Athens, Billund, Castellon, Eilat Ovda, Madrid, Oslo Torp & Tel Aviv  Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Poland’s No. 1 airline, today (16 Mar) announced a new Poznan base, its fifth in Poland, as it launched its biggest ever Poznan winter schedule (2017), with 1 based aircraft (an investment of… Read the full press release

Fly to Frankfurt with RyanAir’s New Route from Glasgow

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched a new route from Glasgow to Frankfurt, with a daily service beginning in October, as part of its extended winter 2017 schedule, which will deliver 1.4m customers at Glasgow International Airport. Ryanair’s Glasgow winter 2017 schedule will deliver: 3 new… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 2 new Glasgow routes to Krakow and Madrid as part of its winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launches 2 new Glasgow routes to Krakow and Madrid as part of its winter 2017 schedule   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Feb) launched 2 new Glasgow International routes to Krakow (2 weekly) and Madrid (4 weekly), both beginning in October, as part of its… Read the full press release

Emirates launches A380 services to Dusseldorf and Madrid

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2015-1-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced today the launch of A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf and Madrid. For both cities, Emirates will be the first airline to operate a scheduled A380 service, offering an unmatched travel experience to business and leisure travellers… Read the full press release

Iberia Maintenance now part of Airbus network of approved service providers

Madrid, Spain, 2014-2-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Iberia Maintenance is to provide maintenance services for components of Airbus A320s and A330s aircraft. Under a renewable agreement, the Iberia’s Maintenance Division in Madrid will inspect and repair components of the two aircraft models, covered by client support agreements with Airbus, such as FHS (Flight Hour Services). The maintenance tasks… Read the full press release

Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation and Tourism Industry of Maldives to attend FITUR Fair in Madrid, Spain from 22-26 January 2014

Maldives, 2014-2-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC) together with Tourism Industry of Maldives participated at the Feria Internacional de Turismo, FITUR Fair held in Madrid, Spain from 22-26 January 2014.  Fitur is one of the grand global events for the tourist industry and the leading trade show for the Latin American market.  Approximately… Read the full press release

Iberia to transport 14 southern banded snake eagles from Madrid to New York as part of conservation project

In collaboration with Spain’s Fundación Aquila and the SÍA – Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative, dedicated to conserving endangered birds of prey. Madrid, Spain, 2014-1-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Fundación Aquila and Iberia have taken 14 southern banded snake eagles from Madrid to New York where, after quarantine, they will be taken to a breeding facility operated by the Sia–Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative in Oklahoma…. Read the full press release

Iberia to showcase new commercial and customer-focused initiatives at Fitur tourism trade fair in Madrid

 www.iberia.com has been “socialised” by connecting its users with Iberia’s more than 1.6 million followers on the social networks. In January Iberia has trimmed some 10 minutes from minimum flight connection times at its T4 hub in Madrid-Barajas, enabling it to offer 1,200 additional connections. Madrid, Spain, 2014-1-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — At this year’s Fitur tourism trade… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo to begin scheduled dedicated freighter services to four new destinations – Beirut, Madrid, Paris and Tbilisi

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it will begin scheduled dedicated freighter services to four new destinations: Beirut (Lebanon); Madrid (Spain); Paris (France); and Tbilisi (Georgia); while increasing frequency to Seoul (South Korea) and increasing capacity on its Oslo (Norway) route. “The next few months will prove to be yet another exciting… Read the full press release

Accor announced it opened over 30 city break hotels in major European cities since beginning of 2013

More than 30 hotels opened in this category since the beginning of the year Paris, France, 2013-11-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — At the World Travel Market in London, Accor announces the expansion of its offer in main European cities for city breaks, through several important openings. Big European cities are the major destinations for city breakers who are looking to… Read the full press release

Iberia introduced new fare structure for domestic and European flights

It reorganises its fare structure in three fare families: Basic, Classic and Flexible New “Basic” economy fare, with lower prices, for the most price-minded customers, who only fly with hand luggage The Classic and Flexible fares will offer the current services and some additional ones Iberia’s bid for new customers in all market segments is… Read the full press release

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reached almost 500 million in H1-2013, up 5% YoY

Madrid, 2013-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — International tourist arrivals grew by 5% during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, reaching almost 500 million, according to data just released by UNWTO. Growth was above the projection made at the beginning of the year (+3% to +4%) and is also exceeding the trend of… Read the full press release

Iberia announced it attended over 800,000 unaccompanied 5 – 17 years of age minors in 2012

The service is for passengers between 5 and 17 years of age, and may be requested from the Serviberia call centre (902 400 500) or the travel agent when the ticket is acquired. Under the Ágora project for improving the airline’s T4 hub in Madrid-Barajas, a new room has been dedicated to children in transit…. Read the full press release

British Airways to add more flights to Stockholm and Madrid from London City Airport this winter

2013-07-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is adding more flights to two popular European capital cities from London City Airport this winter. From October 28 the airline is launching a third daily flight to Stockholm in Sweden and to Madrid in Spain. The additional flights will both operate in the middle of the day, perfect timing… Read the full press release

Iberia lanza la primera promoción donde el cliente elige el precio de su billete

Para volar a Nueva York en el primer social flight de Iberia, del 20 al 25 de septiembre. El precio de salida, de 600 euros ida y vuelta, se reduce 5 euros cada segundo hasta que un cliente lo compre. Madrid, 2013-07-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bajo el lema “Compra tu billete de avión a Nueva York al… Read the full press release

World Trade Organization’s Fourth Global Review of Aid for Trade meeting in Geneva emphasized the increasingly prominent role of tourism in developing countries

Madrid/Geneve, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The developmental impact and potential of tourism was highlighted at the World Trade Organization’s Fourth Global Review of Aid for Trade in Geneva. At the meeting, UNWTO emphasized the increasingly prominent role of tourism in developing countries, particularly Least Developed Countries (LDCs), and called for increased support for tourism in international aid… Read the full press release