Royal Caribbean reveals new, 4-night itineraries at Private Island Destination

Royal Caribbean Gives Guests More Time to Thrill and Chill with Two Calls and Late Nights at Private Island Destination MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — With the smashing success of Perfect Day at CocoCay, Royal Caribbean International is celebrating 100 days of Perfect Day with a double dose of adventure. The cruise line has… Read the full press release

The first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, California and in Solano County, Hyatt Place Vacaville, is officially open

136-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in the heart of Vacaville, Calif. CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 14, 2019) that Hyatt Place Vacaville, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, Calif. and in Solano County, is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s… Read the full press release

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts launches its 2019 ‘Kilo of Kindness’ global charity campaign

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of the campaign’s fifth year, Mövenpick calls on guests to donate at least one kilo of food, clothing and educational supplies to disadvantaged communities around the world. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is lending a hand to people in need with the launch of its 2019 ‘Kilo… Read the full press release

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognise the achievements of 27 separate organisations and individuals. The 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Award… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport’s Automated Transit System returns to service in time for the 2019 holiday travel season

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — O’Hare International Airport’s Automated Transit System (ATS) – the People Mover – will return to service in time for the 2019 holiday travel season, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and its construction partners announced today (08/15/2019). This announcement comes on the heels of a mediated supplemental settlement… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ A350 GEARS UP FOR ITS FIRST LONG HAUL FLIGHT TO DUBAI

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrated its 100,000th aircraft pushback using its eco-friendly, emissions-free Mototok tugs

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part of British Airways’ long-term plan to reduce emissions from all vehicles at Heathrow Mototok technology helps British Airways maintain its position as the most punctual of the largest short-haul operators out of London LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first. From now until the end of 2019, customers travelling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Spokane and Paine Field

Nonstop route will connect Eastern Washington and Everett with daily roundtrip flight Seattle, Washington, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Aug. 14, 2019) it will launch daily nonstop service between Spokane International Airport and Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett on Nov. 4. Tickets are now on sale, just in time for holiday travel. Spokane becomes the 10th destination served… Read the full press release

Southwest Airline expands service to, from, and within Hawaii

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Aug 15, 2019) announced the carrier will add new service to, from, and within Hawaii in mid-January 2020 with new, daily service between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Honolulu. In addition, new service nonstop between both of the carrier’s Hawaii gateways in the Bay Area, Oakland and San Jose, and both Kauai and the Island of Hawaii, will… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts announces two new properties: Avani Adelaide Residences and Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fast-building on the success of its debut on the Gold Coast and central Melbourne, Avani Hotels & Resorts will now welcome guests to two new properties: Avani Adelaide Residences and Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences. Contemporary, relaxed and imaginative, the Box Hill property will open this Spring, while Adelaide will officially… Read the full press release

Tallinn Tourist Information Centre offers new services

Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — You can now send postcards and buy Ühiskaart, a fare card for Tallinn’s public transport, directly at the Tallinn Tourist Information Centre. Send postcards  A memorable trip always involves a hint of nostalgia, such as sending postcards to your loved ones back home. But as you have probably experienced yourself, finding… Read the full press release

SAS launches new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester. The service will be operating all year round, with two departures a week. SAS has steadily expanded its direct services to Manchester in line with the increase in… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop routes to Phoenix

MESA, Ariz., 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (August 13, 2019) announces three new nonstop routes to Phoenix via Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) from Bentonville, Arkansas; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Traverse City, Michigan. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $49.* “We’re excited to announce… Read the full press release

Hilton Naples announces promotion of Stephanie Roman to catering sales manager

NAPLES, Fla., 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Naples today (August 14, 2019) announced that Stephanie Roman has been promoted from conference services manager to catering sales manager. Roman will now be responsible for orchestrating an anticipated 300 events annually and serving as the key liaison between clients and the hotel’s sales, food and beverage and… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines inaugural flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

The flight from the new airport in Jeddah to Abu Dhabi International Airport emphasizes ties between Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Saturday… Read the full press release

Agoda launches Travel Guides to help people travel easier

Asia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Nature, Beaches, Food & Drink, Landmarks and Culture are the five top global reasons to travel, according to new research from Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel companies. Whether travelers are looking for nature or attractions, gastronomy or culture, now with Agoda Travel Guides they can easily research… Read the full press release

Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines according to OAG

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines, according to the leading global provider of travel data and insight OAG. Acc. to the monthly OAG On-Time Performance Report, in July 2019, Aeroflot operated 86.7% of flights on schedule. The Russian carrier has showed top… Read the full press release

Aeroflot becomes a member of Digital Transport and Logistics Association

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has become a member of Digital Transport and Logistics Association. The leading Russian airline’s joining the Association will greatly contribute to the transformation of Russia’s transport complex through leveraging Aeroflot’s expertise in digitalization and tech. Digital Transport and Logistics Association is a competency center for the… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority names William “Bill” Nowicki as its new Chief Airport Law Enforcement Officer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority (GFIA) announced today (August 12, 2019) that William “Bill” Nowicki has been hired as its new Chief Airport Law Enforcement Officer. Nowicki, who comes to Gerald R. Ford International Airport after 27 years with the Grand Rapids Police Department, was… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Cabo Verde Airlines’ new nonstop service to Sal

Service begins in December with three nonstop flights per week Washington, DC, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) announced Tuesday that Cabo Verde Airlines will begin nonstop service between Sal, Cabo Verde’s Amílcar Cabral International Airport (SID) and Dulles International with three flights per week, beginning Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Passengers on this new route… Read the full press release

InterContinental Ambassadors introduces new membership extension that will provide greater flexibility to members

New Benefit Enhancement from IHG® Flexes with your Current Lifestyle – No Questions Asked Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental® Ambassador, the exclusive member benefits program of InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, is encouraging its members to embrace life’s exceptional and unexpected adventures by offering a new benefit that will provide greater flexibility… Read the full press release

Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts joins Global Hotel Alliance

The world-renowned beach club and hotels and resorts brand is set to bring more luxury, leisure and lifestyle choices to the 15 million members of the alliance’s DISCOVERY loyalty programme Dubai, UAE, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand… Read the full press release

Qantas Frequent Flyer partners with Quandoo to reward members with Qantas Points on restaurant bookings

Qantas Restaurants powered by Quandoo, launches 15 August SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Frequent Flyer has partnered with Quandoo to reward members with Qantas Points on restaurant bookings in Australia and around the world. The collaboration with Quandoo, a worldwide booking platform that connects diners to restaurants, will enable frequent flyers to… Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia flight schedule to and from Hong Kong scheduled to operate as normal

Cengkareng, Indonesia, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Following recent information that Hong Kong International Airport has been re-opened following the operational disruption. Garuda Indonesia ensures that the flight schedule to and from Hong Kong are scheduled to operate as normal. Furthermore, Garuda Indonesia is in intensive coordination with Hong Kong International Airport authorities to assure… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces partnership with global entertainment destination, The London Resort

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with The London Resort, a global entertainment destination due to open in 2024. Radisson Hotel Group will become a stakeholder in the project, opening a Radisson Blu hotel – Europe’s leading… Read the full press release

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains AA Credit Rating for the 14th Consecutive Year

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains one of the world’s highest airport credit ratings Richmond, B.C., 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has confirmed its AA long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt rating for Vancouver Airport Authority—for the 14th year in a row. The AA rating re-affirms YVR’s position as one of… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa offers a truly glamorous experience with its new Girlfriends Getaway package

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Girlfriends can now look forward to a gorgeous beachfront escape at Acqualina Resort & Spa with the Girlfriends Getaway package celebrating lifelong friendships and offering a truly glamorous experience. Awarded the #1 Luxury Beachfront Resort in the Continental US, Acqualina sits on a lushly landscaped 4.5 acre backyard of seaside… Read the full press release

The Grant Arms Hotel achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel in which Queen Victoria once stayed has achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from the national tourism organisation. The Grant Arms Hotel, in Grantown-on-Spey, which specialises in bird watching and wildlife holidays, was given the accolade by VisitScotland. Built in 1765, during… Read the full press release

Real Journeys announces appointment of Elgan O’Donnell as Head of Sales

Southland, New Zealand, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — After working around the globe, Elgan O’Donnell is looking forward to returning to his roots with his new role as Real Journeys Head of Sales. “I grew up in Southland, so I know the Southland and Otago regions well and have an affinity with the areas Real… Read the full press release