Emirates SkyCargo to operate cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents this July

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo will be operating scheduled cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents during the month of July 2020. Some of the new cities added to the air cargo carrier’s network include Accra, Algiers, Athens, Fort Lauderdale, Glasgow, Larnaca, Los Angeles, Male, Moscow (SVO), Phnom Penh,… Read the full press release

dnata’s baggage technology and logistics company DUBZ launches COVID-19 testing

Innovative home check-in services ensure safe and hassle-free travel experience Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — DUBZ, dnata’s leading baggage technology and logistics company, further enhanced its offering to help travellers in Dubai enjoy a safe, seamless and worry-free travel experience. In addition to its innovative home check-in services, the company now also… Read the full press release

dnata Singapore collaborates with Singaporean government in its fight against Covid-19

Singapore, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata Singapore is proud to be part of the island nation’s fight against Covid-19 by collaborating with local government. With migrant workers unable to use communal kitchens due to dormitory lockdowns from April, dnata stepped up and leveraged their catering facilities, firing up their kitchens to plan, cook… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Graz names Stefan Willensdorfer as new general manager

44-year old Stefan Willensdorfer has taken charge of the pre-opening phase for the new IntercityHotel Graz with effect from 1 July 2020. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — He will be responsible for the development of all areas of the 229-room hotel in the lead-up to its official scheduled opening in… Read the full press release

Christian Kaschner succeeds Joachim Marusczyk as the new Managing Director of IntercityHotel GmbH

Founding Managing Director Joachim Marusczyk hands over to Christian Kaschner Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Joachim Marusczyk will hand over executive responsibility for IntercityHotel GmbH to Christian Kaschner with effect from 14 September. Mr. Marusczyk, who is stepping down of his own accord, has turned IntercityHotel GmbH into one of… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line collaborate to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards

“Healthy Sail Panel” comprises top experts in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime operations MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise industry leaders Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL)  and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) announced a collaboration to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards in response to the global COVID-19… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, Raffles Bali

First Raffles for Indonesia’s famous tropical paradise Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Soft Opening in Bali – Raffles Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, with the launch of the lavish Raffles Bali, which offers unparalleled views over the Indian Ocean and the famous Jimbaran Bay sunsets…. Read the full press release

Viking® puts new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises on sale

Strong Demand Leads to Early Release of 2023 Departure Dates Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.viking.com) today (July 2, 2020) announced that new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises are now on sale. The company’s first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and will sail voyages on the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces donation to Aviation Action charity

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A charity set up to provide support to people in the aviation industry has received its first major donation from Bristol Airport. Aviation Action was formed in May and provides a range of support including well-being and mental health coaching, furlough and redundancy guidance, CV writing and help… Read the full press release

SAS starts flights to London and Manchester and to major cities across Europe

Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand and interest in air travel across Europe returns, SAS is resuming flights on routes to many destinations. Restrictions are being relaxed on travel between Norway and England and elsewhere, and SAS is starting flights to London and Manchester. SAS is also resuming flights on routes… Read the full press release

British Airways has kept vital air links open to repatriate UK residents and fly much needed PPE equipment to the UK

In the last three months, British Airways has operated 134 worldwide repatriation flights, from 33 cities across 21 countries The airline, with IAG Cargo, continues to fly tonnes of PPE, medicine and vital food supplies into the UK each week LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the last three months, while the… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes flying to more destinations across its network this July

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout July, British Airways will resume flying to more destinations across its network, albeit offering fewer frequencies due to reduced demand and the impact of the global quarantine restrictions. Across the UK and Europe, the airline will return to more short haul destinations by the end of… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces updated domestic network plan between July 17-31

TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the government of Japan lifted domestic travel restrictions on June 19, a recovery of approximately 30% in travel demand has been seen on the carrier`s domestic network. Looking further ahead at the latter half of July, a recovery of 50% is expected for the JAL Group…. Read the full press release

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud joins Ascend Hotel Collection

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud Welcome Guests Excited to Travel Again ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. All three hotels are just a few… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis

New 154-room hotel marks first property in Minnesota for Hyatt’s fast-growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 30, 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis. Once known as the Minneapolis Athletic Club, the 154-room upscale lifestyle hotel with 22 suites is centrally… Read the full press release

Star Alliance and its member airlines unite around common standards and planning tools

Alliance member airlines unite around common standards and planning tools Frankfurt, Germany, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — To support efforts in restoring public confidence in air travel, Star Alliance, the world’s largest global airline alliance, and its member airlines have been working on a series of measures to ensure health & hygiene safety of… Read the full press release

KLM Bus to resume travel to and from Schiphol Airport

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 1 July, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually resume the KLM Bus network in accordance with Dutch health guidelines. This means that once a day, the KLM Bus will travel to and from Schiphol Airport from Maastricht, Maastricht Aachen Airport, Eindhoven Airport, Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede,… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes ICAO decision to use 2019 as a baseline for CORSIA

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the decision by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to use 2019 as a baseline for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). In 2022, the ICAO Assembly will consider if further amendments are… Read the full press release

IATA: May Passenger Demand Shows Slight Improvement

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger demand in May (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs), dropped 91.3% compared to May 2019. This was a mild uptick from the 94% annual decline recorded in April 2020. The improvement was driven by recovery in some… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate three weekly flights to Toronto from 4 July 2020

Airline has worked closely with the Government of Canada to safely bring home over 16,000 Canadians from the Middle East and Asia during this crisis Addition of three-weekly Toronto flights will see Qatar Airways operate daily flights to and from Canada Qatar Airways has continuously operated four weekly flights to Montreal in addition to charter… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways relaunches 11 more destinations worldwide

This will be the largest single day of flight resumptions in the airline’s network rebuild, which the carrier has dubbed ‘Take-off Wednesday’ Airline’s network will expand to more than 430 weekly flights to over 65 destinations by mid-July DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The national carrier of the State of Qatar continues… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines flight attendants to issue a final notice to guest who refuses to wear a mask

Guests who refuse to wear face coverings on flights could have future travel suspended SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — For the safety and health of everyone on board its flights, Alaska Airlines announced today (June 30, 2020) that its flight attendants will be able to issue a final notice to any guest… Read the full press release

Zleep hotels ready to welcome guests back as German-Danish border reopens

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Border crossing points between Germany and Denmark finally reopened on June 15. The Zleep Hotels team is delighted that visitors from most of Europe will now be able to rejoin their Danish guests. The sole proviso is that travellers wishing to enter Denmark will need… Read the full press release

The European Food Summit to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 7th to 9th November

The European Food Summit, one of the leading European culinary events is returning to Ljubljana, Slovenia in November.  Balkans, Slovenia , 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — World’s top chefs and extraordinary individuals from the culinary, art and media fields, making the world a better place through the future of food, are coming to Slovenia… Read the full press release

Emirates A380 aircraft to start services to London and Paris from 15 July

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly popular Emirates A380 aircraft will begin serving travellers on flights to London Heathrow and Paris starting from 15 July. This marks the return of Emirates’ flagship aircraft on scheduled services since the pandemic forced the temporary grounding of the airline’s passenger fleet in March. Adel… Read the full press release

Emirates announces additional cargo capacity with modified Boeing 777-300ER aircraft

Emirates offers more cargo capacity with aircraft modification Emirates SkyCargo able to transport up to 17 tonnes more cargo on select Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, to serve demand Emirates Engineering modifies 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced additional cargo capacity by using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with seats… Read the full press release

dnata earned IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Iraq

Erbil, Iraq, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to be recognised for achieving the highest safety standards. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Iraq, following the successful completion of a comprehensive audit of… Read the full press release

dnata implements various measures to ensure safety and wellbeing of passengers and employees

Air services provider implements various measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of passengers and staff in Dubai Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s leading air services providers, has taken several measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of employees and passengers and provide travellers with confidence and peace… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts launches enhanced residential digital experience

Building from the success of Four Seasons App and Four Seasons Chat, the new residential functionality offers more ease, comfort and convenience at the touch of a button Toronto, Canada, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has expanded its award-winning App and Chat platforms with enhanced residential features, giving… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora to welcome guests back to its private island on July 15, 2020

Naturally-distanced South Pacific resort ensures a safe, luxurious and memorable experience Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, named Best For an Epic Stay in the World by AFAR, will reopen July 15, 2020. Located on a private motu (islet), Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is accessible only by boat or… Read the full press release