The Ascend Hotel Collection adds the Curtiss Hotel in Buffalo, NY to its growing global portfolio

BUFFALO, N.Y., 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes the Curtiss Hotel in Buffalo, New York, to its growing global portfolio of distinctive independent hotels and resorts. This 68-room upper upscale boutique hotel is located in the heart of downtown Buffalo and features seven styles… Read the full press release

Thomas Cook Group Airlines extends its seasonal service from Manchester to New York to a year-round programme

Manchester, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Cook Group Airlines’ rapidly expanding Europe-US network took another leap forward today ( June 19, 2017 ) with the extension of its popular seasonal service from Manchester to New York to a year-round programme. The airline announced today three additional direct flights from Manchester to John F…. 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

EVA Air to expand North American service from 45 flights per week to 55 from June 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, 2014-1-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starting in June 2014, EVA Air will increase North American service from 45 flights per week to 55, boosting frequency to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver. By adding 22 percent more flights, EVA will also expand capacity, offer passengers greater convenience and provide more flights between North… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s airports set all-time record in 2013 with estimated 111.6 million total passengers

New York City, NY, US, 2014-1-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced that its commercial airports set an all-time record in 2013 with an estimated 111.6 million total passengers, surpassing the previous mark set in 2007 by more than 1.5 million passengers. The new record is one of several… Read the full press release

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey adds extra PATH service for the first mass transit Super Bowl

Extra Train Service and Customer Service Agents Added for Game Week New York City, NY, US, 2014-1-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Port Authority is kicking off extra PATH service to help serve riders for the first mass transit Super Bowl, adding more frequent train service beginning the week before the February 2 championship game. Volunteer customer service… Read the full press release

Arik Air marks the fourth anniversary of its New York – Lagos route

Arik Air, West Africa and Central Africa’s leading airline, celebrated the fourth anniversary of the airlines popular non-stop New York, John F. Kennedy (JFK) to Lagos, Nigeria Murtala Muhammad airport flight. Ikeja, Nigeria, 2013-12-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — The inaugural flight from JFK to Murtala Muhammad airport took place on November 30th 2009. The launch of this route became… Read the full press release

TravelClick to present three free webinars on November 19 and 20 to review Q3 2013 hotel performance results and trends

Webinar Taking Place November 19 & 20, 2013 New York, United States, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, global provider of innovative cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, will present three free webinars on November 19 and 20 to review third quarter 2013 hotel performance results and trends. Findings will be presented by TravelClick executives John… Read the full press release

The Warwick New York Hotel unveiled five new Signature Suites to celebrate the vibrant spirit of the Old Hollywood era

New York, United States, 2013-10-18— /travelprnews.com/ — The Warwick New York Hotel proudly announces the unveiling of its five new specialty suites designed to celebrate the vibrant spirit of the Old Hollywood era and the innovators of today’s cultural landscape.  Originally built as a romantic hideaway for screen siren Marion Davies and publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst, the Warwick New… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey completed outerbridge crossing repavement project three weeks early

New York, NY, United States, 2013-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will complete its pavement replacement project at the Outerbridge Crossing tonight, October 10, and resume 24/7 operations at the 85-year-old span connecting Perth Amboy, NJ to Staten Island tomorrow morning. Overnight closures of the span and aggressive efforts by… Read the full press release

Young designer from Leeds Mandy Hudson awarded bursary of 3 flights to New York under the British Airways Great Britons Programme

Leeds, United Kingdom, 2013-10-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — A gifted young designer from Leeds, Yorkshire is hoping to see her dreams take off thanks to a British Airways scheme to find the next generation of talent. Mandy Hudson, who at the age of 26 has already started her own fashion label, has been awarded a bursary of… Read the full press release

Emirates expands with 3 new additions: Clark in the Philippines, Dubai-Milan-New York route and A380 service to Brisbane

New routes to Clark, between New York and Milan and a new A380 service to Brisbane *Release includes video of a JFK landing from a pilot’s perspective* DUBAI, U.A.E., 2013-10-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates’ expansion reaches new heights today with the launch of flights to Clark in the Philippines, the inauguration of a route between Milan… Read the full press release

LATAM Airlines Group’s TAM Airlines announces flights from New York to Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, 2013-10-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — TAM Airlines, part of LATAM Airlines Group, South America’s largest airline group, announces the addition of a new frequency to the existing New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU), Brazil route beginning September 21, 2013. The new frequency offers travelers more options for planning travel from JFK to Sao Paulo… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental New York announced New Year’s Eve Celebration hotel package

Hong Kong, 2013-09-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Raise a glass to 2014 at Manhattan’s ultimate celebration, the annual New Year’s Eve Gala at the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, New York. Following a night of revelry, guests are invited to retreat to stylish guestroom accommodations with the New Year’s Eve Celebration hotel package. New Year’s Eve Gala The New Year’s… Read the full press release

The Waldorf Astoria New York announced the appointment of Matthew Schindler as the hotel’s chef de cuisine

Chef to oversee famed kitchens of New York institution’s dining outlets NEW YORK, 2013-08-12— /travelprnews.com/ — The Waldorf Astoria New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Schindler as the hotel’s chef de cuisine. Schindler brings more than 20 years of culinary experience in a variety of venues and kitchens to the Waldorf Astoria’s famed… Read the full press release

JetBlue Airways to debut new lie-flat seat on its two most popular nonstop routes New York – Los Angeles and New York – San Francisco

2013-08-08— /travelprnews.com/ — New lie-flat seats are expected to debut in the market on new Airbus A321 aircraft beginning in the second quarter of 2014 on the two most popular nonstop routes in the United States – New York to Los Angeles and New York to San Francisco. In addition, JetBlue will be the first and… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 celebrates 10th birthday, 225 million passengers handled

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — At a celebration yesterday (05/16/13), Munich Airport and Lufthansa, along with their joint subsidiary, the Terminal 2 Operating Company, gathered 150 guests to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of the launch of operations of the terminal building. Terminal 2 – jointly planned, financed and operated by FMG and Lufthansa – was officially… Read the full press release

Norwegian’s First Long-Haul Flight Departed For New York’s JKF Airport

2013-05-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Norwegian’s first long-haul flight took off from Oslo Airport Gardermoen Thursday afternoon, bound for New York’s JKF airport. “The launch of our intercontinental routes is an important milestone in Norwegian’s history. Our goal is that even more passengers should afford to fly – also to other continents,” said CEO Bjørn Kjos…. Read the full press release

airberlin is now carrying flight guests to the United States of America at especially attractive prices

2013-05-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — airberlin is now carrying flight guests to the United States of America at especially attractive prices. Travellers can take advantage of this opportunity thanks to the airberlin USA special in the booking period from 22nd to 28th May 2013 with attractively priced tickets to Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Outward… Read the full press release

SpringHill Suites Celebrates its 300th milestone and entry into Manhattan

Brand designates new addition the 300th SpringHill Suites hotel. NEW YORK, 2013-05-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Celebrating its 300th milestone and entry into Manhattan, SpringHill Suites by Marriott opened the doors today of its stylish new 173-suite Midtown Manhattan hotel, located at 25 West 37th Street.  Boasting impressive and unobstructed views of the Empire State Building and… Read the full press release