Emirates to increase its number of flights to the Holy City of Makkah during the upcoming Hajj season

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With the significant demand for air travel during Hajj, Emirates is deploying extra flights to ensure more connectivity for the scores of pilgrims making their way to the Holy City of Makkah. Emirates will be operating special flights to Jeddah and Medina during the upcoming Hajj season… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for LATAM Airlines at Auckland International Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — LATAM Airlines, Latin America’s largest airline, reintroduced flights between Santiago de Chile and Auckland, New Zealand on 31 March. Swissport has been awarded the ground services business at Auckland International Airport. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, LATAM resumed flights between Chile and New… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus resumes number of exciting US routes this April

Fares start from just €169 each way Dublin to Philadelphia returns 07th April Dublin to Los Angeles returns 12th May Dublin to Seattle to restarts 07th July Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — From this April and throughout the summer, Aer Lingus will welcome back a number of exciting US routes for the first time since 2020,… Read the full press release

VisitBritain wins Travelmole’s Web Award for its US Food and Drink campaign

We are delighted to have won Travelmole’s Web Award for our US Food and Drink campaign! London, UK, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Food & Wine was engaged to promote Britain as a tourist destination and showcase our modern and vibrant culinary scene using gin and English sparkling wine as a hook for US consumers…. Read the full press release

British Airways the official travel partner of the 2021 Diana Legacy Awards

London, UK, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is proud to have flown 15 young award winners from around the world to London for the 2021 Diana Legacy Awards as its official travel partner. The past and present winners travelled on British Airways flights from countries including the US, India, Italy and Germany… 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

British Airways reopens flagship US lounge at JFK’s Terminal 7

London, UK, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ flagship US lounge at JFK’s Terminal 7 will reopen its doors on Sunday 1 August, following a 16-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The news comes in time for the UK Government’s announcement that double vaccinated travellers from the US will be exempt from… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy Portfolio Across the U.S. and Canada offers endless experiences this summer

Experience the Marriott Bonvoy Portfolio Across Top Destinations in the U.S. and Canada BETHESDA, MD, 2021-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As the temperatures warm and the end of the school year nears, families are ready to turn off their video cameras and embark on summer travel adventures. Marriott Bonvoy – an extraordinary portfolio of 30 hotel… 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

Clarion Pointe opened its 20th hotel in the U.S.

Clarion Brand Extension Continues United States Expansion with Hotels that Provide Affordable Elevated Essentials ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Two years after launching Clarion Pointe, a midscale select-service brand extension franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the brand has opened its 20th hotel in the U.S. and now has over 50 hotels open or… Read the full press release

Hyatt hotels in the U.S. and Canada to require face coverings within indoor public areas

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — At Hyatt, the safety and security of our colleagues and guests is always a top priority. Guided by our purpose – to care for people so they can be their best – and following medical expert guidance to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, beginning Monday, July 27,… Read the full press release

IATA: US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes, the… Read the full press release

Shannon International Airport introduces US preclearance services

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group’s airport company, Shannon International Airport is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the introduction of US preclearance services at Shannon. Established at the airport on the 4th of August 2009, Shannon was the first airport in Europe and the Middle East to offer this service which allows passengers… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts to open six new flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by 2020

Crowne Plaza to launch six brand-defining properties in the U.S., Europe and China, bringing new designs and innovations to life Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts announces the openings of six flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by early 2020. These beacons of the Crowne Plaza brand… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation to implement Jeppesen Operator software across its U.S. operations

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation signed an agreement to implement Jeppesen Operator software across its U.S. operations. The advanced technology platform offers comprehensive international trip support and flight planning services and data intelligence through a centralized web portal, eliminating the need to out-source these services. Roll out will commence immediately. “In response… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico

Mexican Airline Offering Most Destinations in the U.S. Now Serves Four Destinations from OAK Oakland, CA, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico. Volaris inaugurated service between Guadalajara, Mexico, and Oakland in  2009. OAK, along with LAX, were Volaris’ first two U.S. destinations…. Read the full press release

Sleep Inn launches Inspired by Nature Sweepstakes; lucky winner will have the chance to experience one of four spectacular U.S. national parks

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sleep Inn brand, known for its convenient, reliable locations and nature-inspired design, is giving one lucky adventure seeker and their guest the chance to experience one of four spectacular U.S. national parks as part of the Inspired by Nature Sweepstakes. No purchase is necessary; to enter, participants must submit an… Read the full press release

Booking.com announces new scholarship initiatives with two leading universities in the U.S.

Booking.com aims to support and advance the prospects of women in STEM careers, helping young women unlock their potential in technology through Women in Tech initiatives NEW YORK, NY, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking.com, one of the world’s largest digital travel e-commerce companies, announced new scholarship initiatives with two leading universities in the U.S…. Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a million British Airways customers have now successfully used their face as their identity on flights from the US More than 3m customers have used the tech on UK domestic flights – international… Read the full press release

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

SAS launches new campaign: “The Arrivals” in the We Are Travelers series

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The new SAS We Are Travelers campaign “The Arrivals” launching on October 30th, 2018 captures the evasive moment of arrival. “The Arrivals” campaign imagery and film are created by award winning photographer Peter Funch and Danish filmmaker Jeppe Rønde. “The Arrivals” is the name and concept behind the new SAS… Read the full press release

Internationally acclaimed Chef Mauro Colagreco to open his first US restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

Welcoming in a new era of unparalleled experiences for guests and locals this November Palm Beach, U.S.A., 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The newly renovated Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach continues its legacy as Palm Beach Island’s only Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort by welcoming Florie’s, a restaurant in partnership with internationally acclaimed Argentine-Italian Chef Mauro Colagreco. Colagreco’s flagship Mirazur… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches $1 million dollar grant program aimed at supporting communities across the US

Carrier’s donation to support innovative nonprofit organizations across the United States DALLAS, TX, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Sep 20, 2018) launched a competitive grant program aimed at supporting communities across the United States where its People and Customers live, work, and play. Throughout its 47-year history, Southwest has been… Read the full press release

Norwegian increases flights to the US from Gatwick Airport from summer 2017

Bærum, Norway, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian is expanding its award-winning low-cost long-haul network with a 55 per cent increase in the number of flights to the US from next summer. Brits will have more affordable choices to visit the US with a sharp increase in the number of flights from… Read the full press release

VisitBritain and Expedia launch multi-million pound partnership to market Britain in France, Germany and the US

LONDON, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — According to VisitBritain, this partnership is targeted to deliver over £135 million of additional visitor spend to the UK economy over the three years. The first phase of the partnership gets underway with  the launch of a six-month digital marketing campaign across the three markets including online, social and… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways to host recruiting days for cabin crew in Chicago, New York and Washington D.C.

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013-12-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Talented hospitality professionals based in the US now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky, by joining Etihad Airways’ world’s leading airline cabin crew. Competent US nationals, who are interested in joining the airline’s award-winning team of cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and qualified in-flight… Read the full press release

Oscar Award winner Tom Hanks and his family watched hurling match while transiting Shannon Airport en route from Greece to the US

2013-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passenger numbers may be rising significantly at Shannon Airport this summer season but even in the rush these days, some still stand out more than others – particularly if they are world famous celebrities! Among others, in June the airport had Irish-American royalty in Jean Kennedy Smith, last month it was Bruce… Read the full press release