Emirates Joins The Solent Cluster in Pioneering Effort to Reduce CO2 Emissions in UK’s South Coast

(IN SHORT) Emirates has made history by becoming the first international airline to become a member of The Solent Cluster, a UK-based initiative aimed at promoting low-carbon investments and reducing CO2 emissions in the South Coast of England. The Solent Cluster is a collaborative effort involving international organizations, manufacturers, businesses, academic institutions, and more. Emirates… Read the full press release

dnata Travel Group Appoints Lesley Rollo as CEO, UK, to Lead Seven Prominent Brands

(IN SHORT) dnata Travel Group has named Lesley Rollo as the Chief Executive Officer, UK, responsible for overseeing the operations of the group’s seven UK-based brands. Lesley, who previously served as Managing Director for Travelbag within the dnata Travel Group, brings extensive industry experience to her new role. dnata Travel Group is a division of… Read the full press release

Ugandan Children’s Choir Delights Passengers at Manchester Airport During UK and Ireland Tour

The New Life Choir from Uganda is touring the UK and Ireland on behalf of the charity Abaana, which is raising funds to support Ugandan children in escaping poverty The group of 20 primary school children performed for passengers while they waited for a connecting flight at Manchester Airport and were treated to breakfast and… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo Launches Borrowing Program to Foster Community Connections

Building on the brand’s largest-ever international marketing campaign – The World’s Neighborhood Hotel, Borrowed by Hotel Indigo continues to highlight what it means to be inseparable from the community (IN SHORT) Hotel Indigo, part of IHG’s Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio, is introducing “Borrowed by Hotel Indigo,” a unique program in the US and UK, allowing… Read the full press release

Project CAELUS Advances Towards Establishing UK’s First National Medical Drone Network

(IN SHORT) Project CAELUS, led by AGS Airports in collaboration with NHS Scotland and funded in part by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Flight Challenge, has conducted live flight trials to establish the UK’s first national medical distribution network using drones. The trials took place between Glasgow Airport and NHS Golden Jubilee in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague Named in Condé Nast Traveller UK’s Top 10 Hotels in Central and Southern Europe

Prague, Czech Republic, 2023-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveller UK announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Four Seasons Hotel Prague recognized among the Top 10 Hotels in Central and Southern Europe. More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveller UK and US readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a comprehensive… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Named UK’s Most Punctual Airport for Q1 and Q2 2023

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2023-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has been named as the UK’s Most Punctual Airport for Q1 and Q2 2023 following the publication of new figures from the Civil Aviation Authority. The data analyses arriving and departing scheduled and chartered flights, with figures for the first six months of… Read the full press release

British Airways and IndiGo Forge Codeshare Partnership for Enhanced UK-India Travel Connectivity

London, UK, 2023-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — UK flag carrier British Airways and India’s leading airline IndiGo, have signed a codeshare agreement to boost connections between the UK and India. Through this partnership – which sees British Airways add its code onto a range of destinations across IndiGo’s network – customers can enjoy improved connectivity… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Launches ‘The Big Royal Thank You’ Competition with £100,000 Prize Pool for UK and Ireland Travel Partners

Cruise Line Announces a New Trade Competition for Club Royal Members Across UK and Ireland LONDON, UK, 2023-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International has announced ‘The Big Royal Thank You’ competition for travel partners across UK and Ireland and featuring the largest prize pot to date. The interactive competition platform, dubbed ‘Bounty of the Seas,’ will be… Read the full press release

British Airways Celebrates 75 Years of UK-Japan Flights with Launch of Exclusive Club Suite Cabin

British Airways’ predecessor, BOAC, became the first British airline to operate passenger flights between the UK and Japan in 1948 To celebrate this milestone anniversary, British Airways is launching its latest business class seat, reintroducing its First cabin, and offering menus inspired by traditional dishes previously served on this route for customers to enjoy London,… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Expands UK Reach with New London-Gatwick Route

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest network operating carrier in Africa is pleased to announce that it will commence a thrice weekly services to/from London-Gatwick starting from November 21, 2023. The new service will be operational every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday as per the below schedule.   Flight Number Frequency Departure Airport Departure… Read the full press release

One Water Founder Tours UK to Raise Awareness of Global Water Crisis with World Duty Free Support

London, UK, 2023-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The founder of charity One Water, Duncan Goose, visited the World Duty Free store at Bristol Airport on 26th July as part of a round-Britain tour to raise awareness of the millions of people around the world who do not have access to clean drinking water. Duncan… Read the full press release

Maldives Launches Joint Marketing Campaign with TravelBag to Showcase the Ultimate Holiday Destination to UK Travelers

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/ Visit Maldives)  is excited to announce a joint marketing campaign with TravelBag (DNATA UK), one of the world’s leading air and travel service providers. This strategic collaboration aims to promote the Maldives as the ultimate holiday destination, targeting B2C audiences… Read the full press release

easyJet Announces Eight New Winter Routes for UK Customers

easyJet has put eight new routes on sale today to Egypt, Finland, France and Switzerland Announcement includes the addition of new routes to Rovaniemi, Finland, a family favourite for Christmas Lapland getaways and to the popular Egyptian resort of Hurghada Seats are now on sale on easyJet.com and via the mobile app with fares starting… Read the full press release

easyJet announced as National sponsor of Eurovision Song Contest, offering more seats between UK and Eurovision countries than any other airline

The airline will fly thousands of visitors to Liverpool for the event which takes place on 9th, 11th and 13th May easyJet flies to over 150 airports across Europe and offers more seats between the UK and Eurovision countries than any other airline London, UK, 2023-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has been announced as… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates Easter with Delicious Treats and Family-Friendly Entertainment Onboard

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Honouring Easter festivities this April, Emirates is celebrating with traditional lamb dishes in the lounges, baskets of warm hot cross buns served onboard, sweet surprises for kids, and an array of new family-friendly movies on ice. From 7-10 April, Emirates passengers flying in every travel class to select… Read the full press release

Swissport appoints new CEO for UK & Ireland region and Chief Commercial Officer for the Americas

Effective 1 April 2023, Karen Cox was appointed CEO for the UK & Ireland region. Andres Diez takes on the role of Chief Commercial Officer for the Americas Zurich, Switzerland, 2023-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport, the world’s leading aviation services company, makes two key changes to its executive team. Karen Cox, formerly Global… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands UK & Ireland Presence with Nine New Hotels Across Brands

UK signings and openings cement IHG brand family as brands of choice for owners and guests DENHAM, UK, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, strengthens its powerhouse status in the UK & Ireland with the addition of nine new hotels. These new additions illustrate… Read the full press release

Lynn McClelland appointed CEO of dnata Catering and Retail Division in UK

London, UK, 2023-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, announced the appointment of Lynn McClelland as Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Catering and Retail division in the United Kingdom. In her role, Lynn will head dnata’s catering and retail operations at 18 airports across the UK. Under Lynn’s leadership, dnata will continue to… Read the full press release

Maldives Named “Best Long-Haul Destination of the Year” at UK’s Food and Travel Magazine Reader Awards 2022

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maldives has won the title of ‘Best Long-Haul Destination of the Year’’ in the UK’s Food and Travel Magazine Reader Awards 2022, held at London’s Royal Automobile Club on the 19th of January 2023. The Maldives secured the title competing against destinations such as Canada, Ecuador,… Read the full press release

Stagecoach Launches UK’s First Fully-Electric City Bus Network in Inverness with Ministerial Support

£10.8m investment in public transport in Inverness 25 new zero-emission buses will operate on all city centre routes 159 new electric buses are planned to be introduced across the UK in 2023 £40m total investment in new vehicles and infrastructure in the Highlands by end of 2023 Perth, Scotland, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Unveils Luxurious SCHLOSS Roxburghe: The Debut of Destination by Hyatt Brand in the UK

The luxury country estate grows by 58 additional rooms and suites, 12 cottages and a serene spa CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 24, 2023) announced the opening of SCHLOSS Roxburghe, marking the debut of the Destination by Hyatt brand in the United Kingdom. The 102-room resort… Read the full press release

Northstar Travel Group Appoints Nick Powell as Managing Director of EMEA, Focusing on Growth and Development in UK and European Markets

Rutherford, New Jersey, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Northstar Travel Group (“Northstar”), the largest information services, data, events, and marketing solutions company focused exclusively on the travel industry, has named Nick Powell Managing Director, EMEA effective today (January 17, 2023). Powell replaces David Chapple, Managing Director of the group since its acquisition in 2019,… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group’s nine distinct brands and growing resorts portfolio continued to deliver remarkable growth in 2022

Brussels, Belgium, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2022, Radisson Hotel Group continued to drive forward its ambitious expansion plan to be one of the top three hotel groups in the world with its strong portfolio of nine distinct brands and its growing resorts portfolio. Radisson Collection, the luxury lifestyle brand, had an exceptional… Read the full press release

New Record Set in Christmas Flights to Lapland as Finavia’s Air Traffic Soars 187% in 2022

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — According to Finavia’s latest annual statistics on air traffic, 15.4 million passengers passed through Finavia’s airports last year. A new record was set in Christmas flights to Lapland, and Helsinki Airport’s European flights have recovered excellently. “We are actively working with airlines and tourism organisations to strengthen… Read the full press release

Air India to Strengthen UK-India Community Ties with New Flights to Goa, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, and Kochi

London, UK, 2023-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick, part of VINCI Airports’ network, is set to welcome its latest new airline this summer, with Air India announcing four new routes to Goa, Ahmedabad, Amritsar and Kochi (Cochin), starting from 26 March. These new routes strengthen established, strong community links between the UK –… Read the full press release

Cruise Demand Soars: 91% of Previous Cruisers Plan to Set Sail Again, 72% of Non-Cruisers Open to Booking in Next Two Years

Washington, DC, USA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released results from a new consumer sentiment survey, showing the demand for cruise holidays continues to increase. The survey was carried out with 4,500 domestic and international travellers. It reveals that for UK passengers: 91% of respondents who have cruised… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Opens New Global HQ in Windsor, UK: Company Returns to Historic Town as it Heads Next Chapter of Growth

FTSE 100 hospitality company makes its return to town at the new Windsor One development DENHAM, UK, 2023-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is delighted to formally open its new global headquarters in Windsor, UK. Having started life as FTSE-listed company in Windsor in… Read the full press release

Over 300,000 people take advantage of Stagecoach’s £2 single fares in first week

Services on the South Coast and in South Lancashire amongst those seeing the highest number of travellers  Stagecoach bus services in England offering single fares capped at a maximum of £2 Builds further on Stagecoach’s continuing commitment to offer value-for-money fares  Offers new incentive for people to move out of cars and onto bus to improve… Read the full press release

Emirates sees 154% increase in vegan meals served onboard, with over 280,000 consumed in past year

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — From its UK origins in 2014, the concept of ‘Veganuary’, a month-long initiative promoting the vegan diet, has continued to garner interest amongst the general population. In fact, Emirates has noted a 154% increase in vegan meals served onboard between 2021 and 2022, with over 280,000 plant-based meals… Read the full press release