Heathrow and Lord Blunkett released plan to drive local economic growth post-pandemic

Heathrow and Lord David Blunkett have today published the ‘Heathrow Local Recovery Plan’, in partnership with key local stakeholders The plan sets out a clear agenda for the recovery of Heathrow’s local economies after new research warned COVID-19 could result in 16,000 fewer jobs around the airport by 2021 The plan makes two policy asks… Read the full press release

World Tourism Organization’s Regional Commission for Africa members virtually meet to plan for recovery and resilience

Africa, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Recovery and resilience were the central themes as the members of the World Tourism Organization’s Regional Commission for Africa (CAF) met for the 63rd time today (9 JUN 20). Reflecting the extraordinary circumstances, the meeting was held virtually, bringing together Ministers of Tourism from across the region with representatives… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Presents Plan for a New Start After the Coronavirus Crisis

Demand development: Significantly dampened demand expected in the medium term, pre-crisis level not expected again for several years Fleet: new start planned with around 80% of the previous capacity VIENNA, Austria, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Flight operations of Austrian Airlines have been temporarily at a standstill since March 18, 2020 as a consequence… Read the full press release

Comfort hotels delivered on its plan to open more than one hotel per week in 2019

Growth in Western U.S. Underscores Upper-Midscale Brand’s Nationwide Expansion ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Comfort hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has delivered on its plan to open more than one hotel per week in 2019.  In addition, over one-third of openings were in the western US, which is a major focus of the… Read the full press release

Heathrow submits investment plan to expand the airport and connect all of Britain to global growth in the 2020s

Heathrow submits detailed investment plan to expand the airport and connect all of Britain to global growth in the 2020s Plan will mean lower fares for passengers with new capacity and shows how expansion is sustainable, affordable, financeable and deliverable It meets all requirements of the Airports National Policy Statement, with overall costs in-line with… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport sets out plan on becoming a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has published a carbon roadmap setting out how it will achieve its ambition to be a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. Carbon neutral target fast-tracked to 2025 Carbon levy to offset all road journeys Flights to fall under international agreement to… Read the full press release

Accor unveils plan to implement 1200 WOJO coworking spaces in under 3 years

Paris, France, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — To match with the changing world of work and coworking trends, Accor today (May 6TH, 2019) announced an audacious plan to implement 1200 coworking spaces in under 3 years for WOJO to become the leading coworking brand in Europe by 2022. With the launch of WOJO, Accor continues to execute its… Read the full press release

Massport approves new ground transportation plan

Expected to reduce congestion, improve customer experience BOSTON, MASSACHUSETtS, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors today (April 25, 2019) voted to approve a new ground transportation plan to help mitigate traffic congestion in and around Boston Logan International Airport by changing how Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and… Read the full press release

Pennsylvania Tourism Office release its annual Happy Traveler guide

Harrisburg, PA, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 29, 2019), the Pennsylvania Tourism Office announced the release of its annual Happy Traveler guide, a resource to inspire avid travelers to pursue their happiness in Pennsylvania. Released on National Plan for Vacation Day, the guide is full of fun-filled attractions, history-filled streets and museums, and breathtaking outdoor… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism invites travelers to take part in National Plan for Vacation Day on January 29

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year more than half of Americans (54%) fail to use all their time off, creating a stockpile of 662 million unused vacation days, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Arkansas Tourism is encouraging travelers to take part in National Plan for Vacation Day January 29, a… Read the full press release

Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels launches new promotion to help travelers plan their next vacation while earning Choice Privileges® Points

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether travelers are seeking a long weekend with family in a log cabin during peak fall foliage or a ski weekend getaway with friends, the Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels portfolio offers the perfect, unique option to experience a new kind of travel that exceeds expectations and redefines… Read the full press release