CWT Solutions Group helps companies look beyond compliance and cost management through new responsible travel consulting framework

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT Solutions Group, the consulting arm of CWT , the B2B4E travel management platform, has created a new responsible travel consulting framework to help companies look beyond compliance and cost management, and build more balanced travel programs that also align with other important objectives. Using its new… Read the full press release

CWT announces leadership team and strategic priorities for newly created Strategy & Transformation business unit

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (Sep 15, 2020) announces the leadership team and strategic priorities for its newly created Strategy & Transformation business unit. Headed by President, Strategy & Transformation and CFO, Michelle McKinney Frymire, the newly formed unit will ensure that the company… Read the full press release

UK’s national tourism organisations launches ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign

Loch Ness is one of the Scottish locations to feature in the Escape the Everyday campaign film EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A new UK-wide campaign to encourage people to take a domestic break during autumn and winter has been launched by the UK’s national tourism organisations. The £5 million ‘Escape the… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces property review as part of its overall ‘reset’ and recovery plan

Group-wide property review of its rented space, particularly corporate offices. Some aviation facilities may move if opportunities to consolidate on-shore. Part of the Group’s overall ‘reset’ and recovery plan in response to COVID crisis. Expression of interest process for state governments Sydney, Australia, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group is reviewing the… Read the full press release

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok unveils new Presidential Terrace Suite

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The new Presidential Terrace Suite at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok epitomises luxury and convenience, with a striking interior design that captures the essence of modern, upscale living. Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is a genuine five-star resort-style property located in the heart of Bangkok. Located on floor 16… Read the full press release

British Airways launches services from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan

LONDON, UK, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (September 15, 2020) announced it will begin flying from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan, four times a week from 12 October 2020. The ‘City of Gardens’, Lahore, is known for its rich culture and will be the second city in Pakistan that British Airways… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to start four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana from 29 September 2020

Launch of Accra flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to 46 weekly flights across 14 destinations including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Entebbe, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Seychelles, Tunis, Windhoek and Zanzibar Passengers from Accra can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle… Read the full press release

Alaska Airline gives further peace of mind to travellers with ‘Get the Row with BOGO’ offering

Get the whole row for you and your guest with the middle seat blocked through Oct. 31, 2020 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airline’s ‘Get the Row with BOGO’ is back! Beginning today (Sept. 15, 2020) through Sept. 16, guests traveling by Oct. 31 could get a whole row to themselves when they… Read the full press release

Black Diamond adds four new Japanese PR & Travel Trade clients to Asia Pacific portfolio

Black Diamond adds four new Japanese PR & Travel Trade clients to Asia Pacific portfolio

LONDON, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based communications agency, Black Diamond, has been appointed as the travel trade representation and PR agency for multiple destinations across Japan. Following a competitive pitch process, Black Diamond now represents Visit Hachinohe, Kyushu Tourism Promotion Organisation, Three Star Road and Gifu-Ishikawa in the UK and Irish markets. Known for… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes A380 service to Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Due to strong passenger demand, Emirates has announced the return of its A380 service to Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME), starting 18 September. Dubai, UAE, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume its A380 service to Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME) – serving market demand and offering customers more travel options. The… 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

Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon launches new restaurant CURA

The fine-dining line between art and experience Lisbon, Portugal, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Skillful curatorship – curadoria in Portuguese – lies at the heart of CURA, the new restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon. Like the timeless Portuguese modern artworks that frame the Hotel’s common areas, each seemingly simple dish reveals layers of complexity to evoke… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo unveils Prieta Bay residences

Costa Rica, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The latest addition to the award-winning Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the Prieta Bay residences are an exclusive residential enclave overlooking a dramatic and picturesque coastline. As part of the Four Seasons Private Retreats collection, the Residences at Prieta Bay is a limited collection of exquisite estate… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches the fourth year of exclusive partnership with the Erasmus Student Network

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, and the Erasmus Student Network today (15 Sep) celebrated the launch of their fourth year partnership. Delivered as part of Ryanair’s customer care improvements, this partnership offers Erasmus students a dedicated ESN booking platform on the Ryanair.com website, where they can avail of… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds more flights from Liverpool to Vilnius

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (15 Sept) announced it will add more flights from Liverpool to Vilnius. In light of strong demand from both British and Lithuanian consumers, Ryanair will now fly 3 times weekly (+1) from Liverpool to Vilnius from the 25th October as part of its… Read the full press release

IHG® and Emirates Skywards team up to offer members chance to earn more rewards

IHG® Rewards Club members can earn 3X Skywards Miles when they register and book a stay at any IHG® Hotels & Resorts worldwide* Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) and Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, have launched a limited time offer allowing IHG Rewards Club and Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new deal that will benefit students and their families

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced an exciting new deal that will help international students to see more of their family, and more of the world during the year. Whether it is to travel between home and school, or to see more of the world with friends during school breaks… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas all set to welcome guests back on September 25, 2020

The non-gaming luxury oasis ensures a physically distant and safe experience for the ultimate Las Vegas getaway Las Vegas, U.S.A., 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, which recently earned a spot on the Top Las Vegas Hotel list by Travel + Leisure and was awarded a Five-Star Spa by Forbes Travel, will reopen September 25, 2020.The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong commences enhancement program

Hong Kong, China, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong is embarking on a new era of luxury hospitality as it commences the transformation of its guest rooms and lobby in October 2020, and introduces two exciting new outlets next year. From spring 2021, guests will be able to experience: Redesigned guest rooms… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Baku welcomes guests back with an exclusive staycation package

Baku, Azerbaijan, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Baku is ready to welcome guests again as the Hotel starts accepting reservations from the month of August 2020, onward. “The team and I are extremely excited to welcome our long-awaited guests again in our oasis in the heart of Baku city called Four Seasons. The… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ services to Birmingham and Manchester

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has further strengthened its UK route network, with the inaugural Aer Lingus Regional flights to Birmingham and Manchester taking off today, 14th September. Operated by Stobart Air, these Aer Lingus Regional routes will commence with a double-daily service, with up to three… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches 100th aircraft with high-speed ‘Super Wi-Fi’ connectivity

Airbus A350-900 aircraft A7-ALC becomes Qatar Airways’ 100th aircraft to be fitted with high-speed Super Wi-Fi, which has connected millions of passengers since 2018 The airline is rolling out its Super Wi-Fi service across its young fleet of modern, fuel-efficient aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating the launch of… Read the full press release

Malta Air announces partnership with local charity Puttinu Cares

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Malta Air, today (09 Sept) have launched its local charity partnership with Puttinu Cares, supporting Maltese families of children requiring cancer treatment abroad by providing accommodation for family members travelling with the children. Puttinu Cares – Chosen Maltese Charity Partner – aim is to support family members of… Read the full press release

San Diego Zoo Global announced the appointment of David Franco as Chief Financial Officer

San Diego, California, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (SEPTEMBER 8, 2020), San Diego Zoo Global announced the appointment of David Franco as Chief Financial Officer for the well-known non-profit wildlife conservation organization. David joins San Diego Zoo Global with a broad and rich history of experiences leading financial strategies for premiere brands and… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the appointment of Anees Shinnara as General Manager of the IntercityHotel Nizwa

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Anees Shinnara officially became General Manager of the IntercityHotel Nizwa on 15 August 2020, the opening date. The hotel is situated in the oasis city of Nizwa at the edge of the Hadschar mountain range, and 45-year old Mr. Shinnara had previously successfully guided it… Read the full press release

Olga Zielinski appointed General Manager of the newly reopened Steigenberger Hotel Stadt Lörrach

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Steigenberger Hotel Stadt Lörrach, which is located in the south west of the State of Baden-Württemberg and is operated by the RIMC Hotels & Resorts Group, has now successfully reopened. It has been welcoming guests again since 1 September, and the entire team is… Read the full press release

TFE to bring Quincy brand in Australia with the opening of Quincy Hotel Melbourne early 2021

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Signature dining destinations, sensory experiences and a quirky approach to room service are some of the finer things that guests can expect to see when the brand-new Quincy Hotel Melbourne throws open its doors in the coming months. TFE (Toga Far East) Hotel’s CEO, Antony Ritch, announced… Read the full press release

Metrolink pledges to take the necessary steps to keep riders and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19

Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger train service, today (September 9, 2020) joined more than 100 transportation agencies from across the nation in a pledge to take the necessary steps to keep riders and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19. A part of the American Public Transportation… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels names Joanna Liang as General Manager of Marco Polo Changzhou

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels welcomes back Joanna Liang as General Manager of Marco Polo Changzhou, the upscale urban resort hotel located in southern Jiangsu province. Joanna previously held the position of General Manager Artisse Place Shenzhen Hotel Residence where she led the hotel’s pre-opening team into its… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels names Carlo Schmed as General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou, the new super tower in China’s Venice of the East

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Carlo Schmed as General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou, the new luxury sky hotel opening in the second quarter of 2021 in China’s Venice of the East.  The new super tower will be home to the… Read the full press release