Qatar Airways launches new brand refresh campaign featuring an iconic burgundy carpet to inspire travellers to journey to the locations of their dreams

A new brand film draws on the distinct positioning of Qatar Airways, featuring an iconic burgundy carpet, inspiring travellers to return to the skies with the World’s Best Airline and create unforgettable memories around the world  DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched an inspiring new brand refresh campaign inviting… Read the full press release

ACI EUROPE and IATA welcome new EU Council Recommendation for travellers coming into the EU

Brussels/Geneva, 2022-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the adoption today (22 February 2022) of an EU Council Recommendation for external travellers coming into the EU and called for further action to help re-start air connectivity. The new regime aligns with the Recommendation… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia encourages travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia with Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign

Tourism Australia is launching a new campaign internationally to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, with international borders re-opening to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors from 21 February 2022. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Don’t Go Small. Go Australia is a $40 million campaign being rolled out… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport teams up with GRIDSERVE to build an electric charging facility, net zero equivalent to a petrol station

London, UK, 2021-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A partnership between Gatwick Airport and sustainable energy company GRIDSERVE will build the Gatwick Electric Forecourt – an electric charging, net zero equivalent to a petrol station – that will be available to millions of passengers, commuters, staff, local residents and businesses that pass through the airport and its surrounding motorway… Read the full press release

Trip.com Group becomes a corporate member of PATA

PATA CEO Liz Ortiguera and CEO of Trip.com Group Jane Sun speaking at the PATA Wellness and Luxury Travel Conference and Mart 2021 BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), is pleased to welcome Trip.com Group, a leading global travel service provider, as its newest corporate member. By… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes first quarantine-free travellers from Australia

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The arrival of the first quarantine-free travellers from Australia on Monday 19 April will trigger a full operational split of Auckland Airport’s international terminal to handle the physical separation of arrivals heading into managed isolation or quarantine. Auckland Airport Chief Executive Adrian Littlewood said after months… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts reveals the most iconic sights, sounds, tastes, smells and sensations that travellers should experience in 2020

InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts unveils some of the most authentic ways to experience New York, London, Dubai, Paris, Mexico City, Sydney and Shanghai, inspiring and redefining travel in some of the world’s most famous cities in 2020 The curated selection was voted for by the public then ranked by leading travel experts including National Geographic… Read the full press release

InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts offers travellers a fresh look at some of the world’s most exhilarating cities

Independent survey across seven major cities reveals that most locals (59%) feel visitors are missing out on the true spirit of the place, while 75% of luxury travellers want to experience cities as a well-informed local Social media analysis exposes ‘sea of sameness’ with three-quarters (77%) of travellers feeling obliged to walk down the same… Read the full press release

Newly renovated Amari Vogue Krabi now ready to welcome travellers

Fresh from an extensive renovation, the resort invites travellers to indulge in boutique charm while basking in the tranquillity of the iconic Andaman coastline. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With its trademark karst formations hanging over idyllic white-sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters, it is no wonder Krabi is home to… Read the full press release

New Park & Ride facility to make Auckland Airport more accessible for southern travellers

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Access to Auckland Airport for travellers coming from the south is set to improve with work beginning on a second Park & Ride facility that will boost options for access to the terminals and reduce the number of vehicles on the precinct’s busy road network. Set for… Read the full press release

What Top Tourism Boards Can Teach Us About Digital

MADRID, Spain, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — There are an unlimited number of online resources travellers can use to plan and book their holidays. Platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and TripAdvisor are great sources of information and inspiration, but with so much potential coming from digital channels, destinations should be able to provide the… Read the full press release

CITY BREAK COST INDEX 2019: TOP 5 CHEAPEST CITY BREAK DESTINATIONS IN SPAIN

MALAGA, Spain, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Which city destination offers the best value depends to a large extent on how much you spend when you get there. The City Break Cost Index 2019 published by the Spain-Holiday.com reveals how typical costs for travellers varies greatly from city to city in Spain this autumn/winter. It examines everything… Read the full press release

London Gatwick opens new arrivals facility for domestic travellers

Gatwick invests £24 million in domestic travel facilities New South Terminal arrivals route ensures faster journey times through the airport Investment in technology enables automated biometric processing at the departure gate LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has this week opened a new arrivals facility for domestic travellers from other parts… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport’s new Plaza Premium Lounge earns great feedback from travellers

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Plaza Premium Lounge, opened at Helsinki Airport’s non-Schengen area on the 3rd of May, has received a lot of great feedback from travellers. Passengers can additionally enjoy the brand’s services at over 35 international airports around the world. Plaza Premium Lounge is also taking part in Helsinki Airport’s… Read the full press release

74% of frequent travellers see benefits in enrolling in a hotel loyalty program

Bangalore, India, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, along with SAMHI Pvt. Ltd, undertook an in-depth consumer survey to better understand the needs and expectations of the road warriors in India. The survey revealed that while 54% of the respondents are already enrolled in a hotel loyalty… Read the full press release

UK CAA advises LGBTQ travellers to ensure their package holiday bookings are protected this Pride Month

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As June heralds in a new Pride Month, cities across the world are preparing for an historic succession of parades, with WorldPride hosted in New York this year, for the first time ever. In the UK, thousands of people will attend the 117 pride events taking place across… Read the full press release

WAA welcomed more than 1.1 million travellers in the first three months of 2019, a 7.5% increase over the same period in 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) started 2019 with another strong quarter, driven primarily by an increase in passengers boarded along with increased cargo traffic. Winnipeg Richardson International Airport welcomed more than 1.1 million travellers in the first three months of 2019, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport deploys WeChat to be able to communicate easier with its Chinese travellers

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has been active on the leading social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for years in an effort to keep its passengers as well and as promptly informed as possible about the ins and outs at the airport. It has recently added a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Wins Six TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019

Qatar Airways takes home World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’ The Travellers’ Choice awards are the most respected awards given by TripAdvisor and are based on honest reviews by travellers DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 —… Read the full press release

SAA and Nedbank offer travellers opportunity to earn air miles thru the new SAA Voyager Cheque Card

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — If you think rising fuel costs and a tough economy have ruined your big plans to travel and see the world, SAA and Nedbank say you should think again. That’s because this partnership, which has been helping to realise the travel dreams of millions of South Africans… Read the full press release

British Airways offers tips for travellers on the hunt for bargains at home and abroad

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Black Friday kicks off one of the biggest weekends in shopping history, already overtaking the Boxing Day spike of the highest internet searches with over £7.8 billion spent online and instore across the UK alone. Now much more than a one-day event, it’s grown into a four-day retail… Read the full press release

VisitBritain partners with Avanti Destinations to inspire travellers from the USA to explore Britain’s diverse culinary history and culture

VisitBritain will this week welcome 21 travel agents to the UK after partnering with a leading USA travel operator to show the UK as a top destination for food and drink. LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain has partnered with Avanti Destinations to create bookable itineraries, called ‘Local Flavours in Britain’, to… Read the full press release

SAS travellers can now enjoy both upgraded lounges with innovative technology features, and new service products at Copenhagen airport

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — At Copenhagen airport passengers traveling with SAS can now enjoy both upgraded lounges with innovative technology features, and new service products. The new products will make time spent in the airport more efficient and pleasant. Travelers can now beat the effects of jet lag and winter depression with light… Read the full press release

Emirates offers travellers in Lebanon special Business class companion fares

Beirut, Lebanon, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is offering travellers in Lebanon special Business class companion fares to 15 destinations across its network. The offers are valid for bookings until 31 October 2018, for travel until 20 December 2018. The special fares are available for two to eight people booking and flying together… Read the full press release

Flights to Nairobi Kenya from New York USA makes trips and travel planning pleasurable

Nairobi, Kenya, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways the official carrier of the Republic of Kenya will from October 2018 commence flights from New York, USA to Nairobi, Kenya. This is a welcome move in the travel and tourism industry in Kenya that is intended to see an increase of tourist and business travellers… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand: Thai government implemented automatic channels for Hong Kong travellers to use at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang International Airports

New service available at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang International Airports for 30-day tourist visa Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Thai government has implemented automatic channels for Hong Kong Special Administration Region (SAR) passport holders to use at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang… Read the full press release

Sunwing returns to the Caribbean island of Bonaire with more accommodation and diving options for travellers to choose from

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — After a successful inaugural season, Sunwing is pleased to announce it will be returning to the Caribbean island of Bonaire and offering travellers more accommodation and diving options to choose from this winter.  Sunwing is the only Canadian tour operator to offer direct flights to Bonaire. Weekly Sunday flights from… Read the full press release

British Airways reveals some of the most popular holiday destinations for travellers

Destinations from New York to Singapore included in the list of British Airways’ most popular routes in busiest summer on record 37,000 vegan meals ordered in July – up 32 per cent on the same period last year Airline predicts Pittsburgh, Santiago and Nashville to be among popular routes next year LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-27 —… Read the full press release

Tourism in the Asia Pacific: What to expect in 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of Sales for Asia and the Middle East, Michelle Low. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Unsurprisingly, strong economic growth across the Asia Pacific has gone hand in hand with a significant uptick in tourism, both inter-regional and international. In today’s post, I look at some… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon launch new digital destination for travellers to enjoy its inflight magazines

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon launch new digital destination for travellers to enjoy its inflight magazines   Hong Kong, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon today launched Discovery – www.cathaypacific.com/discovery – a new digital destination where travellers can access and enjoy content from the airlines’ leading inflight magazines, Discovery and Silkroad,… Read the full press release