Qatar Airways’ investment in Air Italy and operations to the United States are fully compliant with the U.S.-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

All agreed Open Skies conditions being met Airline cross-border investments never raised as a point of concern during negotiations DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing as a matter of urgency. Qatar Airways holds… Read the full press release

TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This Tuesday, TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States. For the first time, Uncle Sam saw the landing – with passengers – of the world’s latest aviation darling in one of its airports. Named ‘Nuno Gonçalves’ and with the registration plate… Read the full press release

The Comfort hotels brand continues its United States expansion with seven hotels to open this year from coast to coast

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Comfort hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its United States expansion with seven hotels already opening this year from coast to coast. These hotels are the latest to showcase the new Comfort logo, unveiled last May as a capstone to the brand’s multi-year transformation. More than… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces new nonstop flights linking cities across the United States

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 15, 2019) announced several new nonstop flights linking cities across the United States as it extends its bookable flight schedule through Nov. 2, 2019. New Daily Nonstop Routes Take Off Effective Aug. 10, 2019, Southwest will add weekend service between St. Louisand Salt Lake City. On… Read the full press release

Mapletree expands footprint in the United States with Oakwood Chicago River North joining its portfolio

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), announced today (JANUARY 10, 2019 ) the acquisition of Jones Chicago by Mapletree, a modern 25-story residential property at 220 West Illinois Street, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Renamed as Oakwood Chicago River North, the property will offer business professionals,… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport named the Best Airport in the United States for the fifth consecutive year by Condé Nast Traveler

Announcement marks the fifth consecutive year Indy airport awarded with top title Indianapolis, IN, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Using feedback from nearly half a million travelers, Condé Nast Traveler has named the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) as the Best Airport in the United States for the fifth consecutive year. Condé Nast awarded the title… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels partners with Oz Real Estate to accelerate the development of Cambria Hotels throughout the United States

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) dedication to the growth of its upscale Cambria Hotels brand, the company entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with an affiliate of Oz Real Estate, the real estate platform of Oz Management (NYSE: OZM), that sets forth a framework for a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ ultramodern aircraft A350-1000 lands in United States for the first time

Award-winning airline brings renowned German football team FC Bayern München to the U.S. for the team’s 2018 U.S. tour Qatar Airways is the Global Launch Customer for the state-of-the-art A350-1000 aircraft, which commenced commercial service in February 2018 Qatar Airways became the long-term Official Airline Partner of FC Bayern München this month DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-26 —… Read the full press release

Southwest® inaugurates service on 11 new routes between cities throughout California and cities across the United States

New nonstop routes connect California to key cities across the United States; New International Gateways open new nonstop routes from the United States to Cancun DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) this week will begin operating more than a dozen new nonstop routes across North America. San Jose, Calif…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline ever to fly Airbus A350 to the Maldives

Award-winning airline launches its Airbus A350 starting 31 October Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move that makes history, Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it is the first airline ever to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways delegation in Washington D.C. for high-level government and commercial meetings

Dubai, UAE, 2013-11-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan, this week visited the United States, leading a delegation of senior airline executives at a series of government and commercial meetings in Washington, D.C. The meetings took place in the same week that Etihad Airways announced a firm order for up to… Read the full press release

The U.S. Travel Association applauded U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Bill Requiring Visa Videoconferencing Pilot Program

Legislation Will Increase International Travel While Maintaining Stringent Security Requirements Washington, D.C., 2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operation and Related Programs for approving a fiscal year 2014 spending measure that will make it easier for international travelers to apply for a visa to… Read the full press release

Brand USA is actively recruiting travel trade representation firms in Latin America

Washington, DC, 2013-07-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Deadline for submission, July 15 Brand USA, the public-private partnership responsible for promoting the United States as a premier travel destination, is actively recruiting travel trade representation firms in Latin America. The firm(s) will work with the Brand USA staff, agencies and event management teams to ensure Brand USA is… Read the full press release

New destinations, dishes, entertainment and online assistance with Air France this summer

– New destinations just waiting to be discovered on the Air France network  – A la Carte menus, inflight entertainment and new online assistance are just some of the products and services that will delight all our passengers DISCOVERING NEW HORIZONS 2013-06-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer, Air France is flying to new destinations in Malaysia,… Read the full press release