Jumeirah Group reveals Inside Burj Al Arab hotel tour

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group is delighted to reveal its brand-new hotel tour, Inside Burj Al Arab, a one-of-a-kind immersive experience that will allow UAE residents and tourists to finally discover the most prestigious and inaccessible spaces inside Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. The 90-minute butler-guided tour will take guests on… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of all-inclusive family-friendly Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun

The new all-inclusive resort delivers an effortless stay for guests of all ages CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) and Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ: PLYA) today (September 22, 2021) announced the opening of Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun, an all-inclusive family-friendly resort. Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun is the newest addition to… Read the full press release

Hyatt Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 7,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: H), a leading global hospitality company, announced today (September 22, 2021) the pricing of its underwritten registered public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $74.50 per share.   The underwriters… Read the full press release

Finnair and Turkish Airlines announce codeshare agreement

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair and Turkish Airlines today (SEPTEMBER 23, 2021) announced a codeshare agreement that brings more choice to the airline’s customers. Starting September 29, the Finnair AY code will be added to Turkish Airlines route between Helsinki and Istanbul, and from Istanbul to Athens, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Amman, Sharm… Read the full press release

Finnair announces appointed Shareholders’ Nomination Board members

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The following persons have been appointed to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland; Timo Sallinen, Senior Vice President, Investments, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Esko Torsti, Head of Cross Asset Allocation,… Read the full press release

Accor joins Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Paris, France, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world leading hospitality group with more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries, today (September 21, 2021) joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, a global organisation that brings together engaged hospitality companies and uses the industry’s collective power to address and… Read the full press release

SFO’s two newest AirTrain stations earned “Gold” certification from LEED program

New stations constructed for Grand Hyatt at SFO and Long-Term Parking SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its two newest AirTrain stations, constructed at the Grand Hyatt at SFO and Long-Term Parking, have earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design… Read the full press release

SFO signs “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement accelerating supply and use of sustainable aviation fuel

Airport joins 60 aviation companies worldwide to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuel SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 22, 2021) announced that it has joined 60 aviation companies around the world in the signing of a “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement to… Read the full press release

New Sheetz gas station and store to open at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

New Service Station Coming to Airport to Serve Passengers, Local Community BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a sublease last week that will lead to the development of a new Sheetz gas station and store at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The unanimous board vote included… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces ‘Learn Live’ programme to kick off at local schools

London, UK, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has announced its popular ‘Learn Live’ programme aimed at local schools will begin again this month, as it kicks off a series of five broadcasts across engineering, IT, data analysis, construction and forecasting. The online broadcasts are designed to inspire local children to consider airport careers,… Read the full press release

Munich Airport traffic steadily rising since summer months

Passenger numbers at the airport have been rising steadily for months Promise of strong growth as US opens its borders to foreign visitors Jost Lammers: “We are bringing momentum back to Munich as a premium hub” COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Traffic at Munich Airport has risen steadily since the beginning of… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to develop its sustainability initiatives as part of STARGATE project

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is a member of the consortium which won nearly 25 million euros of support from the European Commission, as part of a sustainability project called STARGATE. As part of the project, Budapest Airport can implement developments to a value of 1.53 million euros, 70% of… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s Community Fund grants more than £1.2 million to support local community projects

London, UK, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A fund set up to support local community projects around Bristol Airport has made grants totalling more than £1.2 million since it started in 2012. So far in 2021 the management committee which oversees the Airport Environmental Improvement Fund (known at the Local Community Fund) granted over… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Jet2.com and Jet2holidays services and holidays to Turkey

Services operating to Antalya and Dalaman for the first time from Bristol Airport Up to two weekly services to Antalya and Dalaman from the base helps meet the huge demand for some late Summer sunshine! London, UK, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ —Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are launching flights and holidays to Turkey on Friday (24th September) from Bristol Airport for the first time, as the award-winning… Read the full press release

Swissport appoints Chris Rayner as Chief HR Officer

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — After four and a half years with the company, Andreas Hugener, Chief HR Officer of Swissport has decided to step down from his role. Chris Rayner will take over as Chief HR Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team on 1 October. Andreas Hugener, Swissport’s Chief… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces launch of the first World Sports Tourism Congress

The Congress will take place in Lloret on 25 and 26 November The programme will feature renowned speakers such as Petra Stusek, Kattia Juarez Dubón, Edwin Moses and Marco Mazzi The event will be in a hybrid format and will use advanced technology to enhance the virtual presence of some speakers through holograms Registration for… 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

Qatar Airways extends its commitment to fight wildlife trafficking

DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has extended its participation in the USAID ROUTES (Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species) Partnership, reinforcing its commitment to combat illegal trafficking of wildlife and its products. Qatar Airways, a founding member of the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce, signed the historic Buckingham… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches services to Almaty, Kazakhstan from 19 November 2021

Double weekly service to Almaty beginning from 19 November 2021 New service will be operated by the airline’s Airbus A320 and will offer seamless connectivity via the Best Airport in the World to many destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes JetsGo Holidays’ weekly service to Palma de Mallorca for summer 2022

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — JetsGo Holidays has announced a weekly service from Belfast City Airport to Palma de Mallorca for summer 2022. The fully financially protected package holidays will take off from 18th June with an extensive choice of three to five-star hotels available. JetsGo Holidays Managing Director, Daniel Reilly, said:… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific introduces Light, Essential and Flex fares tailored to customers’ travel needs

No two journeys are the same; introducing Light, Essential and Flex fares so customers can choose the fare that suits them best Hong Kong, China, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is redesigning its Economy fares to give customers greater choice and flexibility when booking flights. Cathay Pacific understands no two journeys are… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines updates on progress and next steps within its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) roadmap

Airline shares progress on previously announced plans DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) shared an update today (Sep 21, 2021) with its Employees, Customers, and Partners on the progress the airline has made during the last year and its next steps within the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) roadmap…. Read the full press release

Winnipeg Airports Authority announces retirement of President and CEO Barry Rempel

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Winnipeg Airports Authority today ( September 21, 2021) announced that President and CEO Barry Rempel will retire at the end of 2021. Mr. Rempel informed the Board of his decision early this summer, and a global executive search firm is already leading the… Read the full press release

Finavia announce the opening of P4 outdoor parking area in Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The new P4 outdoor parking area will serve air passengers near Helsinki Airport’s Terminal 2 from 27 September. The parking area will open to passengers before the start of the autumn holidays and is now taking advance bookings. “The new P4 outdoor parking area will make it… Read the full press release

Marriott official joins the Race to Zero as part of its commitment to net-zero emissions

Commitment Represents Company’s Latest Action on Climate Stewardship BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) (“Marriott”) today (SEPTEMBER 22, 2021) announced it has submitted its letter to the Science Based Targets initiative, committing to: Set science-based emissions reduction targets across all scopes, in line with 1.5°C emissions scenarios; and… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the first Fairfield by Marriott and second Residence Inn by Marriott in Costa Rica

The two new hotels located in the Greater Metropolitan Area of San Jose will be the first Fairfield by Marriott and the second Residence Inn by Marriott in the country SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (SEPTEMBER 21, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Saxum… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces W Florence set to welcome its first guests in 2023

W Hotels Sets its Sights on the Home of the Renaissance FLORENCE, ITALY, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (SEPTEMBER 20, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Progetto Majestic S.r.l. to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to the iconic Tuscan city of Florence. Expected to welcome its first guests… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Porto Gaia in Portugal

Hilton Porto Gaia occupies a renovated former port warehouse in Vila Nova de Gaia VILA NOVA DE GAIA, Portugal, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (September 21, 2021) celebrates the opening of Hilton Porto Gaia, located in Vila Nova de Gaia. The 194-room former port warehouse is the latest addition to the… 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

Visit Maldives campaign runs on Travel Weekly Asia

Male, Maldives, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Maldives has commenced a campaign with Travel Weekly Asia to promote Maldives as a leading safe haven destination and to showcase products and experiences offered in the Maldives to the travel trade community in South East Asia. Held from September 2021 until January 2022, the campaign… Read the full press release