Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the airline’s fourth Eastern European destination launch this year, following Skopje, Prague and Kyiv Award-winning airline continues rapid expansion of its global route network, adding 26 new destinations through 2018 Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Sarajevo touched down today at Sarajevo International… Read the full press release

Boeing granted permission to build a new aircraft hangar at Gatwick Airport

Crawley Borough Council approves Boeing plan to build hangar at Gatwick Multi-million pound development will support more than 100 jobs at the airport Facility will open in early 2019 to support Gatwick’s long and short haul fleets London, 2017-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing’s proposed plan with Gatwick Airport to build a new aircraft hangar… Read the full press release

Stagecoach continues to roll-out contactless bus travel across the UK

Contactless payments available at seven Stagecoach regional companies, covering more than 3,000 buses Company aims to deliver contactless bus travel across UK by early 2019 PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Millions of Stagecoach passengers now have access to contactless bus travel as Britain’s biggest bus operator continues to roll-out the technology across… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport again the fastest growing airport in the UK

Doncaster Sheffield Airport again the fastest growing airport in the UK   Doncaster, England, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport is celebrating regaining its title of the fastest growing airport, with over 1m passengers, in the country. The latest Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures show that airport has seen a 43.1 percent… Read the full press release

Stagecoach rolls out mobile ticketing across UK

Britain’s biggest bus operator rolls out mobile ticketing across UK Stagecoach Bus app offers day and weekly tickets, journey planning, next-stop information and live bus tracking Thousands of downloads of the app since its launch Tough action needed on congestion to help passengers fully benefit from bus networks PERTH, Scotland, 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward members can now earn points for shopping online at nearly 1,000 UK retailers

First low-cost airline loyalty scheme in UK to launch eShop for points earning New eShop features almost 1,000 popular UK retailers where members earn points Competition launched offering the chance to win £1,000 worth of points Fornebu, Norway, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian’s loyalty programme, Norwegian Reward, is continuing its UK… Read the full press release

VisitBritain launches major campaign to drive bookings from India to the UK

London, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The #OMGB (Oh My GREAT Britain) ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ marketing campaign rolls out with a 7-week paid digital and billboard campaign to showcase the amazing moments that can only be had on a trip to Britain. VisitBritain Director Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) Sumathi Ramanathan… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in the UK with the opening of Moxy Aberdeen Airport

London, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s bold experiential hotel brand, has debuted in the UK with the launch of Moxy Aberdeen Airport.  Offering a spirited and stylish hotel experience at a surprisingly affordable price, the forward thinking brand offers a fresh take on traditional hospitality with playful communal spaces and… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces three new initiatives for agents in the UK & Ireland

United Kingdom, 2016-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA has announced three new initiatives specifically for the travel trade, including a USA Discovery Programme incentive for agents in the UK & Ireland, a new global .com site, and plans for an online USA Tool Kit. The incentive has been launched on the UK version of… Read the full press release

Air Partner announced VIP Sponsor of UK’s largest Fair for modern British and contemporary art, London Art Fair

London, UK, 2014-1-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air Partner – a world leading provider of aviation charter services to governments, corporates and private individuals and the only company of its kind to hold a Royal Warrant, has been announced as a VIP Sponsor of the London Art Fair. London Art Fair, the UK’s largest Fair for modern British… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand: UK is now Thailand’s second largest market out of Europe

London, UK, 2013-11-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — The United Kingdom is now Thailand’s second largest market out of Europe. In January-June 2013, Thailand welcomed more than 410,538 UK visitors, up 3.07 percent over January-June 2012. Given the recent economic conditions in the UK, that is a very acceptable result. In 2013, TAT is projecting 838,000 visitor arrivals and… Read the full press release

Eurostar and world-renowned Chef Patron, Raymond Blanc OBE, announce new winter menus for Eurostar’s Business Premier passengers

London, UK, 2013-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Eurostar and world-renowned Chef Patron, Raymond Blanc OBE, are today launching new winter menus for Eurostar’s Business Premier passengers, complete with Europe’s first high-speed Afternoon Tea offering, which will be served between 14.00 and 17.30. Responding to customer feedback which indicated a preference for lighter afternoon meals, Raymond Blanc has worked… Read the full press release

UK’s leading bus and rail operator FirstGroup picked up four awards and two commendations at National Transport Awards

London, UK, 2013-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — FirstGroup enjoyed a successful evening at last week’s (17 Oct) National Transport Awards.  The UK’s leading bus and rail operator came out on top as the most recognised private transport operator picking up four awards and two commendations. First Glasgow’s ‘The One’ bus service won the much coveted ‘Excellence in Travel… Read the full press release

Britain’s local bus services operator First UK Bus is key partner in two new areas to receive funding from the Department for Transport

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — First UK Bus, the operator of one in five of Britain’s local bus services, is a key partner in two new areas to receive funding from the Department for Transport. On 10 October the bus minister, Baroness Kramer, revealed the designation of four new Better Bus Areas (BBAs) in Merseyside, York,… Read the full press release

To celebrate National Customer Service Week Stagecoach Supertram launched month of activities for tram customers across Sheffield, UK

Plans being launched during National Customer Service Week Meet the manager events to be held for passengers Find ‘Supertram man’ competition with prizes to be won Nominations open for passengers to vote for their ‘Customer Service Stars’ Perth, Scotland,  2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — To celebrate National Customer Service Week, Stagecoach Supertram is today (Monday 7 October) launching… Read the full press release

The Global Business Travel Association released its latest GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Western Europe report

BUSINESS TRAVEL SPENDING SET TO GROW 3.4% IN 2014  London, UK, 2013-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, announces the results of its latest GBTA BTI™ Outlook – Western Europe report, a semi-annual analysis of the five most critical business travel markets in Europe: Germany,… Read the full press release

One of the most downloaded destination apps in the UK is the official Bath App

Official Bath App now one of the most downloaded destination apps in the UK 2013-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Official Bath App is celebrating its first highly successful year of launch as it reaches over 30,000 downloads, becoming the most downloaded official destination apps outside of London. The app, funded and developed by Bath Tourism Plus… Read the full press release

UK’s largest regional airport operator MAG continues growth with London Stansted Airport acquisition and released 2012 results

2013-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — MAG, the UK’s largest regional airport operator, announces its full year results for the year ended March 2013. The Group is pleased to report that it has had a strong financial year and has continued to make progress on its journey towards becoming the premier airport services business. At the end of… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces surge in bookings to Malmo for 2013 Eurovision Song Contest

100,000 Seats From Just £15.99 2013-05-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (13 May) announced a surge in bookings to Malmo, as the Swedish city gears up to host the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest this week. Ryanair currently flies between Malmo and seven European destinations and has recorded strong bookings on… Read the full press release