Viking® expands fleet with the delivery of its second purpose-built expedition ship, Viking Polaris®

Debuting This Week, the Viking Polaris Will Explore Antarctica and the Great Lakes Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (September 27, 2022) announced it has taken delivery of the Viking Polaris®, the company’s second purpose-built expedition ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning at Fincantieri’s VARD shipyard 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

Aberdeen Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ services to Wick John O’Groats Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways, the UK’s regional airline is to start serving the key Scottish Airport hub of Aberdeen from Wick John O’Groats Airport in collaboration with The Highland Council and Transport Scotland. The new service will operate up to twice daily each way on weekdays and Sundays from… Read the full press release

Norwegian announces direct flight between Manchester and Trondheim in Norway

LONDON, UK, 2022-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is pleased to announce that from 15thAugust the carrier will add a twice weekly direct flight between Manchester and Trondheim in Norway from only £66.90 one way. There has never been a better time to visit the vibrant food scenes of Trondheim and the Trøndelag region… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces nine new launches for 2022

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces nine new launches for 2022 that it will welcome into its global portfolio of unique hotels, resorts, and residences. From a contemporary ski resort on the slopes of Utah to a national landmark turned luxury… Read the full press release

Finavia welcomes the inaugural Eurowings flight between Düsseldorf and Rovaniemi

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The first flight from Düsseldorf was celebrated at Rovaniemi Airport on Sunday 5 December. Eurowings operates the route between Düsseldorf, Germany, and Rovaniemi every Sunday during the winter season 5.12.2021–20.3.2022. “We are very pleased that we can now offer a direct Eurowings connection from Rovaniemi to Düsseldorf… Read the full press release

Low-cost airline Flyr selects SITA solutions to boost operational efficiencies, reduce carbon emissions and streamline border processes

The new low-cost airline has selected solutions from SITA’s aircraft and airport portfolios to boost operational efficiencies and optimize air-to-ground communications. Oslo, Norway, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As Flyr AS, a new low-cost airline based in Norway, takes to the skies, it has turned to SITA to deliver a wide range of solutions… Read the full press release

InsureMyTrip Identifies the Countries with the Best (and Worst) Remote Working Visas

Rhode Island, RI, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The COVID-19 pandemic forced many traditional office workers to relocate to their home offices, and over the past year many have adjusted to this new method of working remotely. To aid the transition to a more remote workforce moving forward, several businesses announced remote work would… Read the full press release

Norwegian’s reconstruction plan in Norway approved by the Oslo County Court

LONDON, UK, 2021-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Oslo County Court, today (12 APRIL 2021) approved Norwegian’s reconstruction plan in Norway. Reaching this milestone means that both the group’s reconstruction processes in Ireland and Norway have now been approved by the courts. The company will now prepare the process of raising new capital. The… 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

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Loganair’s new service to Haugesund, Norway

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A new service is set to take-off from today (February 24) to Haugesund, operated by Loganair at Aberdeen International Airport. From Monday 24th February, flights will operate all year round four times a week on a Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The lively city on Norway’s beautiful… Read the full press release

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT OSLO

oslo norway port

OSLO, Norway, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The capital and most populous city of Norway, Oslo is a diverse and ever-growing metropolis brimming with an air of reinvention.  Surrounded by a refreshing sea and a scenic mountain range, Oslites are very environmentally conscious and nature is indeed a force very admired and respected. The city is one of the world’s greenest cities, committed to sustainable food production and green spaces. It was selected as… Read the full press release

SAS extends partnership with tour operator Apollo

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and tour operator Apollo are extending their partnership for the 2020 summer and winter season. The agreement is worth around SEK 1.4 billion for charter flights within Europe. SAS will fly Apollo customers to and from 23 locations in Sweden, Denmark and Norway to 26 destinations around… Read the full press release

New passenger awareness campaign Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly takes off in Norway

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supported by airports group Avinor, the Civil Aviation Authority of Norway, and the Federation of Norwegian Aviation Industries, has launched a new passenger awareness campaign called Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly to encourage passengers to think carefully about their alcohol consumption before boarding flights. Unruly passenger incidents… Read the full press release

Maldives kicks off roadshows targeting the Nordic region

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives will be hosting roadshows targeting the Nordic region from 12th – 15th November 2019. Covering four cities, the roadshow will kick off in Copenhagen, Denmark today, and move to Oslo, Norway on 13th November, followed by Stockholm, Sweden on 14th November, finally concluding in Helsinki, Finland on… Read the full press release

SAS brings its campaign Future Olympians in Denmark, Norway and Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is starting its campaign Future Olympians today (August 26, 2019) in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The campaign is aimed at finding three Scandinavian youth teams for an exchange programme that will take them to Japan to meet local athletes in basketball, track and field, and karate in… Read the full press release

Wizz Air UK marks its first anniversary with the launch of two new services to Bergen and Thessaloniki

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air UK, the UK-based, wholly-owned subsidiary airline of Wizz Air Holdings Plc. (“Wizz Air”), today (JUL 2, 2019) celebrates the first anniversary of its launch, with the start of two new services to Bergen in Norway and Thessaloniki in Greece from its London Luton base. This summer,… Read the full press release

SAS launches direct connection between Brussels and Tromsø (Norway)

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS will operate a Boeing 737 on the route on Saturdays from January to March. The winter period is seen as a particularly attractive time to visit Northern Norway, so SAS has reached agreements with numerous companies in the tourism sector to attract tourists to the “Paris of… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels opens the largest hotel in its portfolio – the Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo, Norway

Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo Features 810 Rooms with Contemporary Design and Premium Amenities ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is pleased to announce the opening of the largest hotel in its portfolio – the Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo, Norway. The hotel offers 810 rooms, unique… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Widerøe’s third daily flight to Stavanger

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Widerøe will add a third daily flight on weekdays to Stavanger from Aberdeen International Airport. A new lunch time flight will be added for the summer season and will be effective from Monday 3 June until 21 June. It will begin again on Monday 12 August through to… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway. Radisson Hotel Group’s third property at Oslo Airport is an ideal base… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports selected to host the November 2019 edition of ACI Airport Exchange

Prestigious event to take place in November 2019 in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports is to host the Airport Council International (ACI) Airport Exchange 2019. The announcement was made during an official handover ceremony at the 2018 edition of the event last week in… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway. Located near a critical hub of international travel, the hotel brings the group’s portfolio… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes Widerøe’s new direct service from Hamburg to the Norwegian city of Bergen

Nature enthusiasts, fans of Scandinavia and cruise passengers benefit from new northern route / Latest aircraft being deployed HAMBURG, Germany, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Even faster to the Fjords of Norway: On 14 August, the airline Widerøe will celebrate the inaugural flight of its new direct service from Hamburg to the Norwegian city of… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes Widerøe’s new service to Bergen, Norway

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavia’s largest regional airline Widerøe has today (05/06/2018) announced that it is to start operating a twice weekly service between Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and Bergen in Norway. The new service will commence on 17th August 2018 with departures on Mondays and Fridays with connections available in Bergen… Read the full press release

New runway sweeper from Norway at Queenstown Airport

New runway sweeper from Norway at Queenstown Airport   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — None of our team are shy of getting on a shovel on snow days and we have plenty of weapons in our arsenal to proactively and reactively keep the runway clear and the terminal operational. New this… Read the full press release

Avinor and Finavia successfully launched cross border Air Traffic Services across the border of Finland and Norway

Finavia,Finland, 2016-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On November 10, Avinor and Finavia successfully launched cross border Air Traffic Services across the border of Finland and Norway, where Kirkenes Tower/Approach is now providing the services in parts of Finnish Airspace.  The arrangement facilitates more efficient and safe flight operations for flights in and outbound Kirkenes Airport in Northern… Read the full press release

Norway ranked #5 in Lonely Planet’s new book Best in Travel 2015

Norway scooped 5th place in Lonely Planet’s new book Best in Travel 2015, ahead of Flores in Indonesia, Chile’s Atacama Desert and Macau, China. OSLO, Norway, 2014-10-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Lonely Planet’s bestselling yearbooks showcase the hottest trends,destinations and experiences for the coming year. In the 2015 edition, Northern Norway made it into… Read the full press release

Scandinavian Airlines starts six days a week nonstop air service between Houston, Texas and Stavanger in Norway

STRAVANGER, NORWAY, 2014-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavian Airlines  is now connecting Houston, Texas, with Stavanger in Norway through six days a week nonstop air service. The initiative is expected to significantly strengthen the economic and cultural ties that already exist within the oil and gas industry in the regions. The route will be operated… Read the full press release