Westin London City opens in the heart of the capital of England, the brand’s first hotel in the UK

The Landmark Opening Sets a New Standard for Wellness Travel in the Heart of the Capital BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, unveils The Westin London City, the brand’s first hotel in the UK and the 1,000 hotel within the… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds Manchester to Menorca route to the UK S’22 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2022-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no.1 airline, today (18 Jan) announced an additional route to the UK S’22 schedule – Manchester to Menorca – operating twice weekly from May. The opening of this new route reinforces the airline’s commitment to the UK and the rebuilding of the country’s tourism industry…. Read the full press release

easyJet celebrates reopening of France to UK holidaymakers with £50 off Paris package breaks with easyJet holidays

Couples can make up for missed romance with a low fare getaway to some of the most romantic destinations in Europe Great-value city breaks are still available for this Valentine’s Day with flights from just £23.00* To mark the day and to celebrate the reopening of France to UK holidaymakers, easyJet holidays is offering £50… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport extends partnership with ICTS UK & Ireland as its security partner

London, UK, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has re-awarded ICTS UK & Ireland as its security partner, responsible for the provision of security services/passenger screening at the Airport. Alan Dutt, Executive Director of Aviation Security Services, ICTS UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to continue our fifteen-year partnership with Bristol Airport…. 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

Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch codeshare agreement

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling between Ireland and the United States, will be simple, easy and more convenient for customers as Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch their codeshare agreement this week. Customers traveling with Aer Lingus will now be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines flights from Chicago… Read the full press release

Aeroflot retains title as World’s Leading Airline Brand at the World Travel Awards 2021

Moscow, Russia, 2021-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has retained its title as World’s Leading Airline Brand at the Grand Final of World Travel Awards 2021. The airline has affirmed leadership in this prestigious nomination for the fifth time running. The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 in the UK. Every year they are awarded… Read the full press release

Emirates’ signature premium lounge service at over 20 airports in its network reopens

First Class, Business Class and Platinum and Gold Skywards members to have access to more than 120 Emirates Lounges and partner facilities at destinations where operations have resumed Premium customers and frequent flyers to benefit from lounge offering in airports worldwide Lounge operations resumed with health and safety measures in place Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-22 —… Read the full press release

Qantas to purchase 10 million litres of SAF in 2022 from bp

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will purchase blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from next month, helping to reduce its carbon emissions by around 10 per cent for its flights from London. It is the first time an Australian airline will purchase SAF on an ongoing basis for regular scheduled services. The… 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

British Airways celebrates the reopening of borders between US and UK with one-off BA001 flight

New York, USA, 2021-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (08-11-2021) marked the reopening of borders between the US and UK, with a one-off return of its prestigious BA001 flight number which was previously used for Concorde.  Touching down at 11.15am local time, it was the airline’s first flight to arrive in the… Read the full press release

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic join forces to celebrate return of US to UK nationals

Customers return to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flights to the US on Monday 8 November as country relaxes entry requirements It marks the first day since March 16, 2020 that the vast majority of UK nationals have been able to fly to the US Airlines will celebrate the easing of restrictions with a unique show… Read the full press release

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