IHG Hotels & Resorts announces signing of Casa da Companhia in Porto, Portugal, joining its Vignette Collection in late 2022

Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, has announced the signing of its latest Luxury and Lifestyle hotel, Casa da Companhia in Porto, Portugal. The newest addition to the company’s youngest brand, Vignette Collection, is set to open in late 2022. In August 2021, Vignette… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes news that UK passengers to Portugal now have option to use e-gates at the border

London, UK, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport – which has more flights to Portugal than any UK airport – welcomes news that British travellers to Portugal can now use electronic e-gates at the border to help make entry into the country quicker and smoother. Lisbon, Faro, Porto and Funchal (Madeira Island) airport… Read the full press release

TAP pays tribute to one of the most important Portuguese musician by naming its Airbus A321LR Zeca Afonso

Lisbon, Portugal, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP gave the name of Zeca Afonso to one of its Airbus A321LR, in a tribute to one of the most important Portuguese poets, composers and performers of music and an emblematic figure of the beginning of a new era in Portugal. The musician is one of… 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

easyJet announces brand new, twice-weekly service to Faro in Portugal, its 8th route from Birmingham

easyJet is celebrating flying over three million passengers to and from Birmingham with a flight giveaway for a pair of lucky travellers The airline has also launched a new route from Birmingham to Faro in Portugal with first flights taking off from 1 May 2022 and seats on sale Thursday 17th March from £24.99* New… Read the full press release

easyJet offers 90,000 extra seats on sale to some of Europe’s most popular destinations this summer

90,000 additional seats are now on sale from the UK to some of Europe’s most popular ski and beach destinations Brits looking for a last chance Easter ski break can take advantage of more seats now available to Geneva, Innsbruck, and Salzburg Flights are now available to book at easyJet.com and via the mobile app… Read the full press release

TAP launches new Funchal-Lisbon Air Shuttle service from 28 March

Seven flights a day as of March 28 More flights, great flexibility and extra comfort in the connections between Madeira and mainland Portugal Launch promotion with roundtrip flights for 59 euros Lisbon, Portugal, 2022-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP launches today (14/02/22) the new Funchal – Lisbon Air Shuttle service, which already offers five… Read the full press release

easyJet and easyJet holidays reveal best deals across its network for a test-free trip

Double-jabbed Brits can now jet off without any Covid tests for the first time in over a year Hundreds of thousands of travellers are jetting off over the half-term period with ski, city and beach breaks all proving popular easyJet is operating more seats to European test-free destinations from the UK than any other airline… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus extends January Seat Sale

The Aer Lingus January Seat Sale is extended until midnight 24th January Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has today (17 January 2022) announced an extension of its January Seat Sale as a result of the encouraging increase in demand from consumers to fly following the recent easing of travel restrictions…. Read the full press release

CURA Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon awarded a Michelin star

Lisbon, Portugal, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The prestigious Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2022 awarded a Michelin star (“High quality cooking, worth a stop”) to CURA Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, headed by Chef Pedro Pena Bastos. “It is with great enthusiasm that we announce that CURA Restaurant has been awarded one Michelin… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces first European Vignette Collection signings through our partnership with JJW Hotels & Resorts

Luxury & Lifestyle growth story continues with landmark agreement across multiple markets Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, is proud to announce the European debut of its new luxury collection brand Vignette™ Collection in a landmark multi-property deal. In partnership with… Read the full press release

Ryanair opens its fifth base in Portugal

2 Based Aircraft, $200m Investment, 10 New Routes, 60 New Jobs DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s largest and greenest airline, today (23rd Nov) announced the opening of its fifth base in Portugal with 2 new based aircraft, representing an investment of $200m alongside the introduction of 10 new routes – connecting… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Porto Gaia in Portugal

Hilton Porto Gaia occupies a renovated former port warehouse in Vila Nova de Gaia VILA NOVA DE GAIA, Portugal, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (September 21, 2021) celebrates the opening of Hilton Porto Gaia, located in Vila Nova de Gaia. The 194-room former port warehouse is the latest addition to the… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches even more flights to Portugal

Green Light From Scotland For Summer Travel Dublin, Ireland, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no. 1 airline, today (11 May) announced even more flights to Portugal, with over 20,000 extra seats from 24 May onwards as the country makes it onto Scotland’s green listed destinations. Scottish holidaymakers will now have even greater… Read the full press release

TAP launches eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer

TAP announces more flights to Funchal, Porto Santo and Cape Verde. TAP is launching eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer. Lisbon, Portugal, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP is gradually restoring its operations and plans to operate 879 flights per week on 100 routes in August. The summer 2021 network plan… Read the full press release

Ryanair increases frequency to its Portugal-UK service with 14 additional flights to Faro every week

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (25 Aug) announced it would be strengthening its connection between the UK and Portugal over the coming weeks (11 Sept – 24 Oct) with 14 additional flights to Faro every week from 12 UK airports: Increased Flights to Faro Flights Per Week… 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

Tivoli Hotels & Resorts reinforces several hygiene measures in preparation for the hotels reopening in Portugal

Tivoli Hotels & Resorts implements the “Safe & Clean” Seal of the Portuguese Tourism Board in all properties Brand reinforces several hygiene measures in preparation for the hotels reopening Lisboa, Portugal, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Tivoli Hotels & Resorts is preparing the gradual hotels reopening in Portugal from June onwards and having in mind… Read the full press release

Ryanair revealed Portugal’s Ponta Delgada as its top European destination to visit in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (30 Jan) revealed Portugal’s Ponta Delgada as its top European destination to visit in 2020. The capital of Azores topped Ryanair’s ‘Top 10 for 2020’- a list of Europe’s most holiday-worthy destinations, selected by Ryanair’s travel trends team after they visited… Read the full press release

Ryanair customers donated €250,000 to Renature Monchique in Portugal as part of its Carbon Offset Initiative

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (22 Oct) donated €250,000 to Renature Monchique in Portugal as part of its Carbon Offset Initiative funded by customers. This money will pay for the planting of thousands of trees in the Monchique area of the Algarve, which was destroyed by wildfires… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new four times weekly service to Porto

Porto becomes Emirates’ second destination in Portugal New flight provides direct access to the north of Portugal for global travellers PORTO, PORTUGAL, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has launched its new four times weekly service to Porto, its second destination in Portugal. The new service provides travellers from across Emirates’ global network with a… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of the first Hyatt branded hotel in Portugal: Hyatt Regency Lisbon

The hotel will mark continued growth for the Hyatt Regency brand in Southern Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (May 20, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Realtejo – Hotelaria e Turismo, S.A., owned subsidiary of United Investments Portugal and Fibeira,… Read the full press release

UNWTO holds The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon Municipality concluded Friday in Lisbon, Portugal. The event gathered Mayors and high-level city representatives from around the world, UN agencies and the private… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai introduces true flavours of Portugal at Tasca by acclaimed Portuguese Chef José Avillez

Hong Kong, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is delighted to introduce diners to the true flavours of Portugal at Tasca by acclaimed Portuguese Chef José Avillez. Tasca takes inspiration from a traditional Portuguese eatery, “tasca”, serving genuine food and drinks but with a contemporary twist. With a menu based on a sharing concept, Tasca takes guests on a culinary… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways revealed its new Economy Class experience and seven upcoming destinations at ITB Berlin

Airline to launch direct services to Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey and Mogadishu, Somalia in 2019 New Economy Class experience features additional leg room, faster broadband and a new in-flight dining experience, ‘Quisine’, featuring all new tableware with 25 per cent larger main courses and 50 per cent larger… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches extra May flights from London Stansted

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (25 Jan) launched extra May flights from London Stansted, with 20 additional return flights to Denmark, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Morocco, now on sale on the Ryanair.com website. Customers can enjoy even more low fare getaways this May… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches over 150 of its most popular routes for Winter 2019

Over 150 Routes On Sale Now DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (24 Jan) launched over 150 of its most popular routes for Winter 2019, with flights from the UK to destinations in Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain now on sale on the Ryanair.com website, bookable… Read the full press release

CDA and TAP Air Portugal announce nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Portugal’s Lisbon Airport from June 2019

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and TAP Air Portugal today (11/29/2018) announced nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Portugal’s Lisbon Airport (LIS) beginning in June 2019. The new service to Lisbon will be the first time Chicago will be linked to Portugal by a nonstop,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo wins the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards

Carrier wins awards in the UK and Portugal Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In a resounding validation of excellent air cargo services it offers to customers, Emirates SkyCargo won the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards ceremony organised by Lloyd’s Loading List, a renowned freight publication. The… Read the full press release