dnata expands U.S. footprint with state-of-the-art HQ in Lake Nona in Orlando

dnata expands U.S. footprint with state-of-the-art HQ in Lake Nona, the smart city engine of Orlando’s aerotropolis dnata’s new office will be home to 50 corporate employees with room for growth Orlando, Fla., 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, is establishing its new U.S. headquarters in Orlando’s Lake Nona,… 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

Emirates launches double daily flights to Seychelles during the busy holiday season

The airline has announced it will boost services to the island-nation from 24 December 2021, until 9 January 2022, serving market demand and offering customers more travel choices and enhanced connectivity.* Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will operate double daily flights to Seychelles from 24 December 2021, until… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans for seven new luxury hotels throughout Europe and the Middle East at the ILTM Cannes

Announced during ILTM Cannes, Hyatt introduces plans for seven new luxury hotels throughout Europe and the Middle East, in addition to 25 luxury properties in stunning destinations throughout the U.S., Mexico, Morocco, Greater China, Thailand, and more Chicago, IL, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) unveiled today (December 9, 2021), at… Read the full press release

British Airways brings Betty Buzz to all its lounges in the US

London, UK, 2021-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Betty Buzz, a range of non-alcoholic sparkling mixers is set to be rolled out across British Airways’ US lounges, starting with JFK and San Francisco airports. The mixers only launched in September, by Blake Lively.  Betty Buzz is a range of non-alcoholic sparkling mixers made with clean ingredients like… Read the full press release

SAS increases number of flights to and from the US

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — As a direct result of the US now opening to more visitors, demand for travel is rising sharply. SAS is now updating its traffic program and increasing the number of flights to and from the US. Flight bookings with SAS to the US over Christmas and New… 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 celebrates its first flight to depart for the US

British Airways first flight to the US since the lifting of restrictions for the majority of UK travellers departed for New York JFK at 0830 this morning in a synchronised take-off with Virgin Atlantic BA001, a flight number previously reserved for Concorde, is being directly powered by 35% sustainable aviation fuel – believed to be… 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

Emirates expands codeshare arrangement with TAP Air Portugal

Customers can enjoy seamless connections to over 90 destinations Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and TAP Air Portugal are further expanding their existing codeshare arrangement by adding 23 more destinations to the partnership from 2 November. This brings the total number of destinations where customers can enjoy seamless connectivity to over… Read the full press release

Boeing announces $1.8 million donation to organizations supporting Indigenous communities in the U.S.

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Nov. 1, 2021), in observance of Native American Heritage Month in the U.S., Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced a $1.8 million donation to organizations supporting Indigenous communities in the U.S. The investment package will fund 22 programs working to improve access to clean water, provide resources for those… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes the return of services to US destinations

From 8th November the USA is set to open for British passengers First flights from Manchester since the pandemic are set to depart to New York and Orlando on the same day with Virgin Atlantic Services to Houston and Atlanta are also set to return over the coming months with several airlines Three million people from… Read the full press release

KLM to operate direct flights from Amsterdam to 162 different destinations this winter

Intercontinental: More flights to the US, Caribbean Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM’s new winter schedule goes into effect on 31 October and is valid until 26 March 2022. As more and more travel restrictions are eased, KLM will be able to increase capacity again this winter and, as a result, plans… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines teams up with Golden Door to bring health-focused meals and well-being options to its flights between Singapore and the USA

Singapore, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (13 October 2021) announced a partnership with world-renowned health and wellness retreat Golden Door, which is based in California, the United States of America (USA). With healthy travel a priority for everyone who flies, this partnership will bring a new roster of health-focused meals,… Read the full press release

British Airways and British Airways Holidays celebrates the reopening of the USA with tempting price reductions

British Airways and British Airways Holidays are celebrating the imminent reopening of the USA by offering a selection of tempting price reductions Return flights to New York and Orlando start from £320 and £330 respectively and seven-night package holidays to Orlando are available from £439pp The sale also includes other popular holiday destinations, including Canada, Dubai, Jamaica and Antigua… Read the full press release

IATA announces program and speakers for the World Air Transport Summit

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the program and speakers for the World Air Transport Summit (WATS), which is being held in conjunction with the IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Boston, USA, 3-5 October. “I’m very excited that the World Air Transport Summit will again… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Airlines welcomes end of U.S. 20-month travel ban for EU travelers

Smooth entry to the U.S. possible for fully vaccinated EU travelers Lufthansa Group already offers 17 destinations with around 200 weekly connections Jump in bookings by 40 percent Cologne, Germany, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Good news for customers of Lufthansa Group Airlines: U.S. authorities have ended the 20-month travel ban for passengers from… Read the full press release

Emirates increases flight frequencies to US destinations from October

Airline to restore US services to nearly 80% of pre-COVID levels by October and to more than 90% by December More connectivity from October to Boston, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC Increased demand for travel to Dubai Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is increasing flight frequencies to a… Read the full press release

World’s largest cruise ship Wonder of the Sea to debut in the U.S. and Europe

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas Invites Families to Reimagine What’s Possible starting March 2022 MIAMI, FL, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Paving the way for the biggest adventure yet, Royal Caribbean International has announced the world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, will debut in the U.S. and Europe. The highly anticipated ship is set… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Trachtencrew flights across USA and Europe to pay tribute to the world-famous folk festival Oktoberfest

Tribute to the Munich Oktoberfest To the USA and on 40 flights in Germany and Europe Cologne, Germany, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa is keeping up the tradition of flying in traditional costumes – even if the actual Munich Oktoberfest cannot take place this year. As a tribute to the world-famous folk festival,… Read the full press release

From cozy weekend getaways with breathtaking views to exploring urban parks: Enjoy the return of cooler weather across the U.S. and Canada with Marriott Bonvoy

Explore Picture-Perfect Destinations Across the U.S. and Canada BETHESDA, MARYLAND, 2021-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — As the first day of fall approaches on September 22, Marriott Bonvoy – an extraordinary portfolio of 30 hotel brands and an award-winning travel program – is inspiring travelers to explore the U.S. and Canada and fall in love with travel… Read the full press release

SFO participates in a global research to fight human trafficking via the 2021 National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST) project

Collaboration project will combat human trafficking in transportation sector SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced its participation in a global research collaboration spearheaded by United Against Slavery to fight human trafficking via the 2021 National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST) project. Over 100 contributors, including… 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

Qatar Airways to expand its U.S. services to more than 100 weekly flights across its 12 gateways

Qatar Airways’ 12 U.S. gateways and global network of over 140 destinations further cement its position as the leading international carrier providing global connectivity to and from the U.S. via the Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport Qatar Airways partners with U.S. carriers on more routes across the United States than any… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai named #1 Best Hotel in the USA

U.S. News & World Report announces luxury Hawaiian resort takes top spot in 2021 Best Hotels rankings Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2021-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Lanai has been named #1 Best Hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice. The annual Best Hotels rankings evaluated more than 30,000 luxury properties across 400-plus… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards and Barclays partner to launch their first cobranded credit card suite in the U.S.

Emirates Skywards Mastercard® offers US travelers the chance to earn Skywards Miles on everyday spend and enjoy immediate Silver or Gold tier membership status during the first year of enrolment NEW YORK, NY, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty program of Emirates and flydubai, has partnered with Barclays to launch… Read the full press release

dnata USA earns IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration

Orlando, USA, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s leading air services providers, has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security in the USA. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata USA the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, following the successful completion… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation Singapore extends AOG support in the region and as far as Tahiti, the U.K. and the USA

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation Singapore is extending its AOG support to the broadest practical physical range in order to help recover AOG aircraft for customers as quickly as possible. The company has supported more than 100 AOG aircraft since 2018, including areas as far as Tahiti, the U.K. and the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai named #1 Best Hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognises luxury Hawaiian resort in 2020 Best Hotels rankings Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Lanai has been named #1 Best Hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice. The 10th annual Best Hotels rankings evaluated more than 30,000 luxury properties across 400-plus destinations in… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport hosted A Silicon Valley ‘accelerator’ event

Start-ups from UK, USA, India, Israel, Austria and Denmark present the latest airport concepts Innovations include checking luggage in at home and delivering it to a passenger’s final destination – making airport journeys ‘baggage free’ Solutions also included prediction of flight arrival, flight departure and passenger flow using artificial intelligence LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel… Read the full press release