Ryanair announces major recruitment drive for Cabin Crew in the UK

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (4th October) announced a major recruitment drive for Cabin Crew at its UK bases as Ryanair recovers and rebuilds from the Covid-19 pandemic. Ryanair will host a recruitment open day this Thursday 7th October in the Holiday Inn Kensington Forum at 97 Cromwell Road,… Read the full press release

Blue Islands increases inter-island services

Jersey, Guernsey, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands is committed to providing the best possible connectivity for Jersey, both to Guernsey and across our UK network and are proud to have been able to offer lifeline services through the duration of the pandemic. We must however continue to balance the need and desire… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts appoints Joanna Kurowska as new managing director, UK & Ireland

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, has today (28 SEPTEMBER 2021) announced the appointment of Joanna Kurowska as the new managing director in its home market of UK & Ireland. Joanna will be responsible for driving sustainable hotel performance in… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority: GA Consultation, UK – EU transition, Licensing and medical updates during the Virtual Voyage 2021 General Aviation Summit, October 2021

Please join us for Virtual Voyage 2021 General Aviation Summit, brought to you by the UK Civil Aviation Authority on 6, 7 and 11 October 2021.   LONDON, UK, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — We bring you 70 minutes of interactive discussion with a 20 minute live Q&A at each event this October.  Hosted… Read the full press release

Swissport further digitizes air cargo warehousing process with new cargo app

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is equipping its cargo workers with a brand-new mobile application and new handheld devices. The cargo app will further digitize the air cargo warehousing process and offers real-time visibility on cargo shipments. Already operational in the first five Swissport warehouses, the app will be rolled out… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the eighth Staybridge Suites hotel in the UK, the Staybridge Suites Cardiff

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) and First Inn Group have opened the eighth Staybridge Suites hotel in the UK (first in Wales) on Cardiff Bay’s Atlantic Wharf. Cardiff is renowned for its sporting venues and Staybridge Suites Cardiff is perfectly situated near the Glamorgan Cricket Ground,… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 11 new Winter 2021/22 routes from the UK

Over 400 Total Routes, 11 New Routes, Over 2,000 Weekly Flights DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (17 Aug) celebrated the launch of 11 new Winter 2021/22 routes from the UK– perfect for those who missed out on a summer getaway. The UK Winter ’21 schedule now operates… Read the full press release

The Four Seasons UK Collection invites guests from all around the world to participate in the Terry Fox Run on October 2, 2021

London, England, 2021-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — This fall, participants across the UK will come together to support cancer research charity The Terry Fox Foundation, which has raised more than GBP 500 million to date through its annual fundraising runs. The official Terry Fox Run UK will take place on October 2, 2021 in… Read the full press release

dnata Travel Group appoints Ailsa Pollard as Chief Executive Officer, UK & Europe

London, UK, 2021-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Ailsa Pollard has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, dnata Travel Group (UK & Europe). She will start in her new role on 1st November 2021, and report in to the previous holder of the role, John Bevan, who now oversees all aspects of dnata’s global travel business as Divisional… Read the full press release

British Airways adds extra seat on routes to the UK from the USA and EU

New bookings from the US surged by 95% within hours of the UK Government announcement British Airways is adding extra seats from US cities such as New York, Los Angeles and Chicago and European cities including Berlin, Geneva and Hamburg Additional flights will allow US and EU citizens to easily connect to a range of… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new account-based payment method Emirates Pay

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced the launch of Emirates Pay, a new account-based payment method for purchasing air tickets. Emirates Pay is now available for Emirates customers in Germany and the UK who are purchasing tickets via emirates.com. Emirates is the world’s first airline to launch this payment alternative… Read the full press release

SwissportALD acquires No1 Lounges in the UK

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport continues to expand its airport lounge business with the acquisition of No1 Lounges in the UK, in a joint-venture structure with Airport Dimensions. With the addition of nine new lounges Swissport grows its global lounge network to 54 facilities. The joint venture set-up between Swissport and… Read the full press release

easyJet launches over 80,000 additional seats on sale across existing routes from the UK

easyJet has put over 80,000 extra seats on sale from the UK to green list destinations to serve demand for travel this summer and will relaunch a route from Newcastle to Faro, with fares from just £29.99* and holidays from just £269** per person easyJet currently operates more seats on flights to European green list… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts celebrates the return of staycation with the launch of UK’s Latest Check-Out

From 17 May – 2 June, guests at participating IHG hotels can check-out until 11:59pm meaning more time to rediscover travel (or enjoy a really long lie-in!)  Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The comfortable bed, the indulgent breakfast, the room service and the ‘not-lifting-a-finger’; we’ve all missed hotels. And to celebrate… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces Seven Seas Splendor cruising from the UK beginning September 2021

Originally Planned European Sailings Anticipated to Go Ahead withFirst Voyage Around the UK Multi-Layered SailSAFE™ Health & Safety Program Implemented to Guide Restart MIAMI, FL, 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises® today (April 28, 2021) announced its return to sailing with Seven Seas Splendor cruising from the UK beginning September 2021. The voyage will mark… Read the full press release

IATA calls on UK government to accelerate efforts to digitalize system used to manage passengers test and vaccine certificates

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned that lengthy UK Border checks could pose a major risk for a recovery in international travel. As part of its preparations for re-opening the UK to international travel from 17 May, IATA called on the UK government to accelerate… Read the full press release

Heathrow successfully pitched two carbon-cutting concepts to Innovate UK’s Future Flight Challenge

The forward-thinking concepts could support efforts to level up and build back better, in the year the UK hosts the COP26 climate change conference Challenge aims to safeguard the UK’s advantage in aerospace R&D, reduce costs, cut emissions and create an economic boost from new forms of mobility Heathrow will work with cross-sector consortium to… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas recognised with 25 accolades in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller US and UK Readers’ Choice Awards

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas wakes to news that its portfolio of luxury properties around the world has been recognised with a total of 25 accolades in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller US and UK Readers’ Choice Awards. The magazines represent the most prestigious and highly respected… Read the full press release

UK’s national tourism organisations launches ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign

Loch Ness is one of the Scottish locations to feature in the Escape the Everyday campaign film EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A new UK-wide campaign to encourage people to take a domestic break during autumn and winter has been launched by the UK’s national tourism organisations. The £5 million ‘Escape the… Read the full press release

WTTC research: £60 million a day being lost to the UK economy due to collapse of international travel during 2020

London, UK, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A staggering £22 billion looks set to be lost from the UK economy due to the collapse of international travel during 2020, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Travellers and tourists are staying away from the UK in droves because of continuing uncertainty around… 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

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI UK’s summer 2020 holiday programme

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ —TUI UK today (21st Jul 2020) reveals its summer 2020 holiday programme starting on 25 July from Bristol Airport, with flights to Greece and Spain. The UK’s largest holiday company is ready to take people on holiday again to 10 destinations between 25 and 31 July, including Alicante,… Read the full press release

British Airways has kept vital air links open to repatriate UK residents and fly much needed PPE equipment to the UK

In the last three months, British Airways has operated 134 worldwide repatriation flights, from 33 cities across 21 countries The airline, with IAG Cargo, continues to fly tonnes of PPE, medicine and vital food supplies into the UK each week LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the last three months, while the… Read the full press release

British Airways increases number of cargo-only flights from China to the UK

21 British Airways flights a week from China to London now operating, up from 13 this time last week Flights will be used to carry up to 770 tonnes of cargo for the NHS including PPE Cargo shipped in joint effort between British Airways, IAG Cargo, the UK Government and the British Embassy in Beijing… Read the full press release

Covid-19: British Airways flies thousands of UK nationals stranded in India back to the UK

LONDON, UK, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is flying thousands of UK nationals who have been stranded in India as a result of the Covid-19 crisis back to the UK this week. The airline has already flown back thousands of travellers as part of 65 rescue flights which have either operated or… Read the full press release

New poll revealed most Britons think the Government not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure

A majority of Britons think that the Government is not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure, a new poll has revealed today The findings come a week after a new CEBR report found that over 40% of the UK’s exports to non-EU markets pass through Heathrow, making it the country’s largest port… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay booked travel

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is leading the way as the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay travel that is booked during the next two weeks. The policy will be available for new bookings made between Tuesday 3 March 2020 and Monday 16 March… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing for the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the UK

Hyatt’s fastest growing lifestyle brand has teamed up with leading UK-based hospitality group edyn to introduce the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the UK CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 25, 2020) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with edyn, a UK-based… Read the full press release

British Airways will be the only airline with regular scheduled service between the UK and St Lucia

Two weekly services added to St Lucia – British Airways will soon be the only airline to serve the island with a regular multi-weekly scheduled service from the UK Extra services also added to Cape Town and Cancun LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers travelling to hot-spots St Lucia, Cape… Read the full press release