ENAV and IATA present the first edition of the Italian National Airspace Strategy

Rome, Italy, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ENAV (the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented the first edition of the Italian National Airspace Strategy. Air travel is set to grow 50% across Europe over the next 20 years. The goal of the air traffic management (ATM) network in… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of its new brand website, PreferredHotels.com

Newport Beach, California, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing, and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the launch of its new brand website, PreferredHotels.com. With careful consideration to the balance of form and function, the new visual forward, fully-responsive website… Read the full press release

187-room Hotel Indigo® Manchester – Victoria Station opened its doors to guests

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Indigo® Manchester – Victoria Station has opened its doors to guests, marking the brand’s debut in one of the UK’s largest cities. Famous for its cotton mills and its role in the industrial revolution, Manchester is a vibrant city that is rapidly expanding and regenerating, complementing its… Read the full press release

Emirates brings delicious festive menu and nostalgic films on board for customers travelling for the holidays

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is bringing Christmas joy to the skies this December with a delicious festive menu on select flights and nostalgic films on board. Customers travelling for the holidays in December will enjoy several Christmas specials across all cabin classes on board and on the ground. Christmas menus With an… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of its first hotel in Nevada — the WoodSpring Suites Reno Sparks

Hotel Opening Marks Brand’s Entry into State Amid Cross-Country Expansion ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, in collaboration with Brookwood Hotels, announced the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Reno Sparks, the brand’s first hotel in Nevada. Located at 140 Salomon Court, the… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today (10TH DECEMBER 2018 ) announced it will launch direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure travellers. QantasLink’s flights will be the first-ever regular passenger services between Bendigo and Sydney, and the first commercial services from Bendigo in… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace, American Community School Abu Dhabi and the Make-A-Wish UAE come together to make this festive season much merrier for kids in need

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Palace knows that any hotel is only as grand as its community, so every year it works together with its community to make Abu Dhabi an even better place to live and visit. This year via its Golden Hearts campaign, Emirates Palace was able to… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises opens sales for its much-awaited 2021 World Cruise

53 stunning destinations across 33 countries, including an enhanced Asian offering Six extended, overnight stays in iconic cities, including Los Angeles, Sydney and Tokyo Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America, South Africa and the Gulf, announced that… Read the full press release

Heathrow pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues

Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues News comes as Heathrow welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period Announcement follows the launch of the Living Wage roadmap which ensures direct suppliers guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

AUSTRALIA: IHG to rebrand its Kirkton Park property to voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG will give it’s stunning Kirkton Park property in the NSW wine region a refresh and rebrand it as voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, making it the fourth signing in Australia since IHG launched the upscale voco™ brand globally in June. With 70 voguishly appointed rooms, the… Read the full press release

dnata completes the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering

Dubai/New York, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, today (11 December 2018) announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows dnata to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels & Resorts announces the successful acquisition of boutique resort QT Port Douglas

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a division of Minor Hotels, is strengthening its presence in Tropical North Queensland, announcing it has acquired the freehold interest of the boutique resort QT Port Douglas and adjoining land. In a deal brokered by CBRE, the 170-room resort – now called Oaks Resort… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language

Improving Accessibility at Customer Service Centers in Japan Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines announced a new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language. (JSL) Starting today (December 11, 2018), JAL will offer video remote interpreting services at select customer service centers in Japan. Overview of Service The JAL… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Seattle

New full-service hotel features more than 1,200 guestrooms, 103,000 square feet of dynamic meeting and event spaces, multiple dining experiences, and more CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 10, 2018) the opening of Hyatt Regency Seattle, located in the heart of downtown at 808 Howell Street and near… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury tours Provide Well Maintained and Fascinating Luxury Custom Tours to Italy

Townsend, DE, 2018-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours is one of the certified incoming tour operator companies in the US. They have various custom & personalized tour packages for various locations across Italy. They offer luxurious and attractive private tours to Italy. If you are looking for the most unique and exclusive tours… Read the full press release

132-room Hyatt Place Chongli within Thaiwoo Ski Resort opens its doors to guests

The 132-room hotel is located within Thaiwoo Ski Resort CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Chongli is the first Hyatt-branded hotel to open in Zhangjiakou in China’s Hebei Province. The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi. Hyatt Place Chongli is located within… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours Offers Attractive Apulia & Salento Food and Wine Tours in Italy

Townsend, DE, 2018-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours is a world-leading provider of Exclusive and Personalized Luxury Travel packages to Italy. They are now offering the most exquisite food and wine tour packages to the Apulia & Salento which are most popular for their delicious cuisine. In today’s era, food and wine tours are… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5, 18 months since it opened. Reminiscent of a luxury hotel lobby, The First Wing features dedicated security lanes granting customers direct access to British Airways’ prestigious First… Read the full press release

UNWTO and Globalia announce 10 finalists for the inaugural UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

The 10 finalists will present their projects in January 2019 within the framework of Fitur in Madrid.   The finalists were selected among 3000 projects from 132 countries:  Awake (Colombia), By Hours (Spain), e-bot (Germany), The FreeBird Club (Ireland), Howazit (Israel), Kompas (UK), Pruvo (Israel), Refundit (Israel), Seevoov (Israel), Stay 22 (Canada). The collaboration between UNWTO… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces its first gateway to Malta

New direct services to the Maltese capital to begin 4 June 2019 Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje and many more launched in 2017-2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019,… Read the full press release

Hotel Elephant Weimar joins Autograph Collection Hotels’ Portfolio of Independent Hotels in Germany following extensive renovation

Following an Extensive Renovation, Hotel Elephant Weimer Joins The Brand’s Portfolio of Four Independent Hotels in Germany Weimar, Germany, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, has revealed the latest addition to its portfolio with the reopening of Hotel Elephant Weimar following a nine month full renovation.  Located… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection announces the grand opening of Hôtel de Berri, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris

Located Steps from the Champs-Élysées and the Prestigious Triangle d’Or Fashion District, Hôtel De Berri, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris Celebrates ‘Art De Vivre’ in the City of Light BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (12/10/2018) announced the grand opening of Hôtel de Berri, a… Read the full press release

SAS introduces Point Sharing and new version of Lifetime Gold membership to its EuroBonus

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS EuroBonus introduces two new features, the option to collect and share EuroBonus points with families & friends and Lifetime Gold membership to reward the most dedicated members. The initiatives are a part of a series of new services and improvements within the SAS EuroBonus program. During 2019,… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago announces Juicebox Winter and Spring 2019 Schedule

The free music series starts Friday, January 4, 2019, and continues through May Chicago, IL, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The popular free Juicebox Presented by Lifeway Foods will entertain and educate young children and their families with a schedule of music, dance and performances at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) and the Garfield Park Conservatory (300 N. Central Park… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport launches an online booking and payment solution for its Park and Ride car parking service

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers using Queenstown Airport’s Park and Ride service will be able to secure their parking space ahead of time with the launch of an online booking and payment solution from 10 December. Following a successful 12+month trial, the 300-space car parking facility and 11-seater shuttle will continue… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver announces the appointment of Evan Morgan as Restaurant Chef, YEW Seafood + bar

“Combine new flavours and change conceptions – food should evolve along with the rest of our culture,” Evan Morgan, Restaurant Chef, YEW Seafood + bar Vancouver, Canada, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Evan Morgan joins YEW seafood + bar as the new Restaurant Chef, a position that allows him to bring his skills, passion and creativity as a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach welcomes Cyril Dupuis as newly appointed Executive Pâtissier

Dubai, U.A.E, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Gaining knowledge in the art of pastry for almost 30 years, from the world’s most renowned chefs such as Alain Ducasse and Pierre Hermé, Cyril Dupuis –newly appointed Executive Pâtissier at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach – has himself become a culinary legend in the world of the finest… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland appoints Rebecca Haggerty as Chief Audit Officer

Santa Clara County Internal Audit Manager Rebecca Haggerty starts next month Oakland, Calif., 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A longtime Santa Clara County audit and accounting manager becomes the Port of Oakland’s Chief Audit Officer next month.  The Board of Port Commissioners said today ( Dec. 7, 2018) it has appointed Rebecca Haggerty to its top… Read the full press release

Wizz Air recognized as the best low-cost airline and passengers’ most preferred choice in Bulgaria

WIZZ AIR WON TWO SKY AWARDS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN BULGARIA IN 2018 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Bulgaria’s leading carrier and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, was recognized as the best low-cost airline in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious awards were won… Read the full press release

flydubai starts flights to Chittagong, Bangladesh

Dubai-based carrier flydubai will operate daily flights to Chittagong Flights will operate from 20 January 2019 Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (December 9, 2018) has announced the start of flights to Chittagong in Bangladesh. The relaunched service will begin on 20 January 2019 with daily flights. Commenting on the recommencement… Read the full press release