Maldives Partners with McDonald’s Travel TV to Promote Unique Experiences in German-Speaking Markets

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/ Visit Maldives) has launched a campaign with McDonald’s Travel TV to promote the Maldives in the German-speaking markets. The Maldives will be advertised in 700 McDonald’s outlets with a reach of 35 million consumers. The advertisement will showcase the unique… Read the full press release

Business Aviation Industry Offers Market-Based Solution to Reduce Carbon Emissions for Davos Forum

Washington, DC, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A global coalition focused on business aviation sustainability announced today (Jan. 13, 2023) that the industry, aligned with the work of the World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow initiative, is offering a market-based solution to help reduce carbon emissions for flights to and from the Forum’s… Read the full press release

Swissport selects BCW as Global PR Partner to Boost Communications Strategy

Zurich, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has appointed BCW as its first multi-disciplinary, global partner for PR, Public Affairs and Crisis Communications. In close collaboration with local teams, Swissport Group Communications and BCW Switzerland will coordinate the partnership from Zurich, where Swissport International AG is headquartered. Swissport, the world’s leading aviation services… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport celebrates 75 years with anniversary events, exhibitions, and airport festival

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the maiden flight 75 years ago, Zurich Airport has developed into Switzerland’s most important transport hub. In the anniversary year 2023, Zurich Airport looks back on its long history and looks ahead to future projects. The festivities include a big airport festival from September 1-3, an… Read the full press release

Hotel Flüela in Switzerland to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in 2023

Located in the Swiss resort town of Davos, the hotel is expected to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in 2023, signaling Hyatt’s continued luxury brand growth in Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (December 23, 2022) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces Students League Winners

The first national edition of the UNWTO Students League concluded with a celebration of Swiss tourism talent with Team SHL from SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern, winning this edition Madrid, Spain, 2022-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The competition for undergraduates, organized with the support of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), attracted students from leading… Read the full press release

The Negishi Sushi Bar to open at the Circle in January 2023

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2022-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Negishi Sushi Bar, a concept by Familie Wiesner Gastronomie AG, is already represented at various locations throughout Switzerland and will in future also ideally complement the gastronomy offer at the Circle. In addition to a show kitchen where sushi will be freshly prepared, the modern concept… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways operated its Gulfstream G650ER aircraft to EBACE 2022 using Sustainable Aviation Fuel

DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive was in the spotlight during the opening day at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2022, exhibiting its ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The flagship jet operated from London Luton Airport to Geneva, Switzerland using a high blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive showcased its ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2022

Qatar Airways’ private jet charter division operated its Gulfstream G650ER aircraft to EBACE 2022 using Sustainable Aviation Fuel   DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive was in the spotlight during the opening day at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2022, exhibiting its ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The flagship jet… Read the full press release

Adina Hotels sponsors Australian Hockey teams Kookaburras and Hockeyroos

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hockey in Australia has found its ‘home away from home’, securing a 2-year partnership agreement with Adina Hotels incorporating flagship national teams, the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos. The agreement sees homegrown hotel brand Adina Hotels become Hockey Australia’s Exclusive Accommodation Partner, supporting teams as they play competitively in… Read the full press release

Swissport adds three more Aspire lounges in the United States

San Diego, CA, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aspire Airport Lounges, a division of Swissport International AG, is adding three more lounges in the United States. A newly refurbished lounge in San Diego, California, already opened its doors. Two more lounges will follow in Ontario, California, in mid-May. With these additional facilities, Swissport will… Read the full press release

Blue Islands to fly visitors from The Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland to Guernsey and Jersey throughout 2022

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has been selected by leading European tour operators as the partner airline flying visitors from The Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland to Guernsey and Jersey throughout 2022. The European charter programme will see up to 44,000 visitor nights in the islands and a potential spend of… Read the full press release

Emirates announces fourteen weekly services from Dubai to Melbourne

Airline ramps up services to Melbourne to meet the demand for international travel following borders re-opening Twice daily flights, served by the flagship A380 aircraft, will provide more than 1,000 seats a day to the Victorian capital Emirates’ Australian operations will soar to 42 weekly flights, with the airline continuing to reaffirm its commitment to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways All Set to Participate in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Final Draw Event

The draw will take place in Doha to decide the final groups for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Football fans from around the world can look forward to cheering on their team of choice with the airline’s unique FIFA World Cup™ travel packages, inclusive of match tickets, flights and accommodation DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Mar-24 —… Read the full press release

UNWTO and the World Health Organization (WHO) call for the lifting of travel bans

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have called for the lifting of travel bans as they do not provide added value and continue to contribute to economic and social stress. The two UN agencies agreed to collaborate on a global trust architecture… 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

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

dnata to digitize its cargo operations in Iraq

Implementation of digital cargo management system ‘OneCargo’ to deliver significant benefits for partners Erbil, Iraq, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, achieved an important milestone in Erbil. The company implemented the ‘OneCargo’ system, digitizing processes and maximizing efficiencies across its cargo operations in Iraq. The advanced… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the opening of its second lounge at Geneva International Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is opening its second lounge at Geneva International Airport on 1 February 2022. Located in the new East Wing of the airport, the new ASPIRE Crystal Lounge will be open daily from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is accessible to all passengers for an admission… Read the full press release

Children’s newspaper First News made available to all UK passengers onboard easyJet

easyJet is partnering with award-winning children’s newspaper First News, offering all UK passengers a free subscription to the digital newspaper when they fly The offer will be available to passengers from 7th February in time for February half-term, to keep kids engaged and entertained on board  Thousands of families are set to jet off this half… Read the full press release

The Leading Hotels of the World named Andrea Scherz as chairman of its Executive Committee

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (LHW) has named Mr. Andrea Scherz the chairman of its Executive Committee, effective January 1, 2022. Scherz is the proprietor and general manager of Gstaad Palace in Switzerland and has served on LHW’s Executive Committee for the past 11 years,… Read the full press release

Emirates launches double daily flights to Seychelles during the busy holiday season

The airline has announced it will boost services to the island-nation from 24 December 2021, until 9 January 2022, serving market demand and offering customers more travel choices and enhanced connectivity.* Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will operate double daily flights to Seychelles from 24 December 2021, until… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Zurich Airport The Circle officially opens

The 300-room hotel opens in the Circle destination of Zurich Chicago, IL, 2021-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Zurich Airport The Circle, the third Hyatt-branded hotel and the first Hyatt Place branded hotel in Switzerland, is officially open, expanding the Hyatt Place brand’s footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of the first IntercityHotel in Switzerland

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is continuing to expand in its core German, Austrian and Swiss markets. IntercityHotel will make its brand debut in Switzerland when the first IntercityHotel to be launched in the country opens its doors on 1 December 2021 as the group extends its European… Read the full press release

SAS to fly more than 150 routes to 90 destinations for winter 2021-2022

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand for travel increases, SAS continues to open up new destinations and more frequent flights. SAS will fly more than 150 routes to 90 destinations during winter 2021-2022. SAS is also increasing the number of flights between the Scandinavian capitals and to other important destinations in… Read the full press release

Emirates launches more flights to Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Emirates is flying close to 40 cities, with no quarantine, convenient flights and better fares Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand for summer travel kicks into high gear, Emirates customers have more to look forward to with popular destinations in Europe opening up for quarantine-free travel. Germany, Austria and Switzerland have… Read the full press release

Swissport awarded a major long-term contract by the Lufthansa Group for Switzerland

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has been awarded a major long-term contract by the Lufthansa Group for Switzerland. The new contract secures significant business volumes. It covers passenger services and airport ramp handling for Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines and Edelweiss Air at the airports in Zurich, Geneva and… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels announces the opening of Frutt Mountain Resort in the heart of Central Switzerland on 19 December 2020

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In the heart of Central Switzerland and only 40 km from Lucerne, Frutt Mountain Resort, newly managed by Kempinski Hotels, will welcome ski and nature lovers in the midst of a winter wonderland from 19 December 2020. The gondola takes guests up to 2,000 metres directly to the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the launch of Zleep Hotels in Switzerland

90-room Nordic design hotel under construction at Zurich Airport Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality’s young Danish economy brand Zleep Hotels is to launch in Switzerland. Construction work on the new build Zleep Hotel Zurich Kloten is scheduled for completion in 2023. The hotel will be located in a… 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