Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG announces management changes at Central German airports

Leipzig, Germany, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — “By allocating the responsibilities in a new way, we’ll provide clear structures at the Central German airports, streamline the decision processes and therefore become more efficient. We can then focus on our main tasks more consistently in future, make use of the outstanding growth opportunities in the… Read the full press release

Silver Airways announces new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Daytona Beach International Airport

Starting Lineup: Silver Airways Expanding Already Extensive Florida Network with New Nonstop Service Fort Lauderdale – Daytona Beach on January 16, 2019 Introductory fares from only $59* available at SilverAirways.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’re a race fan, catching an MiLB Daytona Tortugas game or visiting the famed boardwalk and beaches,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises announces two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows to launch on board MSC Bellissima

SYMA – Sail beyond Imagination and VARÉLIA – Love in Full Colour These two original shows will be exclusive to MSC Cruises guests and cannot be seen anywhere else in the world Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has revealed today (05/12/2018) details of the two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea… Read the full press release

IHG® announces new-build, dual-branded Staybridge Suites® and Holiday Inn Express® Quincy hotel in Quincy, Massachusetts

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (03 DECEMBER 2018) announces the development of the new-build, dual-branded Staybridge Suites® and Holiday Inn Express® Quincy hotel in Quincy, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. The 90-room Staybridge Suites and 90-room Holiday Inn Express will be owned by XSS Hotels(“XSS”)… Read the full press release

IHG® Rewards Club teams up with NE-YO to thank loyal members with 150 million points to jumpstart their travel in the new year

The world’s first and largest global hotel loyalty program teams up with NE-YO to thank members and gift them with points to jumpstart travel in the new year Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Rewards Club, InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG®) loyalty program, is thanking their loyal members this holiday season by gifting 150 million… Read the full press release

Sunwing Airlines signs new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist Menzies Aviation

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Airlines celebrated their new partnership with Menzies Aviation last week at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The carrier has signed a new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist, who will be responsible for passenger services, ramp handling and cabin cleaning services for all Sunwing… Read the full press release

Vietjet to host its biggest Cabin Crew Recruitment this December

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aiming to further expand its flight network, not only in Vietnam but also overseas, Vietjet will host the biggest Cabin Crew Recruitment in as follows: 1. In Hanoi: Date and time: 09:30 – 12:00 on December 13th, 2018 Venue: at Vietjet Office, 302 Kim Ma Street,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines further enhances its digital capabilities with the acquisition of minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic

Singapore, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has acquired a minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic, in a move to further enhance its digital capabilities. The stake in Data Republic was acquired through a placement of new shares. A statement of no objection was received recently from the Australian Foreign Investment Review… Read the full press release

Jet Airways offers up to 30% discount in its ‘Happy holidays year-end global sale’

Strengthens domestic and international connectivity via hubs based in Delhi and Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, has introduced 65 additional frequencies on its international and domestic routes starting December 2018, thus, further strengthening its network over its hubs of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota highlights eight ways to enjoy the winter season in the North Star State

Explore Minnesota Shares Seasonal Statewide Travel Tips ST. PAUL, Minn., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — To welcome winter, Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, is highlighting eight ways to enjoy the season. The North Star State is abuzz with seasonal festivals, arts, entertainment, cozy shops, outdoor adventure and more, and those who venture here… Read the full press release

Agoda selected to provide best-in-class technology and travel expertise by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

SINGAPORE, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), and Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) supporting the Kingdom’s vision of 2030 goal to increase its capacity to over 30 million pilgrims by utilizing Agoda’s technology and travel expertise,… Read the full press release

Oman Air and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad recognized at the 2018 World Travel Awards

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded World’s Leading Airline Economy Class at the 2018 World Travel Awards and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad has been named “World’s Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2018”. The World Travel Awards 2018 were presented recently at… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports selected to host the November 2019 edition of ACI Airport Exchange

Prestigious event to take place in November 2019 in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports is to host the Airport Council International (ACI) Airport Exchange 2019. The announcement was made during an official handover ceremony at the 2018 edition of the event last week in… Read the full press release

Maldives named the World’s Leading Dive Destination 2018 at the Grand Final of The World Travel Awards

Male’, Maldives, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives wins the prestigious position of the World’s Leading Dive Destination 2018 at the Grand Final of The World Travel Awards held last evening at Pátio da Galé in Lisbon, Portugal. Maldives once again secured the prestigious position after fierce competition with top tourist destinations such as Seychelles and… Read the full press release

Airports Council International announces Martin Eurnekian as the new Chair of the ACI World Governing Board

Montreal, Canada, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (December 3, 2018) announced that Martin Eurnekian is the new Chair of the ACI World Governing Board. Mr. Eurnekian is the CEO of Corporación América Airports and President of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 and just ended his term as President of the… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport to host first ever Christmas Community Day to benefit local charity Let’s EAT

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas is traditionally a time of good cheer, relaxation and celebration but for many people it can be tough. With that in mind, we’re hoping to bring the airport and wider community together, spread some Christmas love and give to those who need a helping hand. On… Read the full press release

GBTA and VDR conclude their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance

Attendance Approaches 1,100 with Record-Breaking Turnout BERLIN,Germany 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association VDR – wrapped up their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance. The event brought together… Read the full press release

Whistle Messaging to be fully integrated with SkyTouch/CONNECT integration platform

Leading hotel technology providers in property management operations and guest communications leverage SkyTouch’s next generation integration platform /CONNECT and Whistle’s Customer Engagement platform to further heighten company’s leadership in innovation PHOENIX, AZ, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The hospitality industry demands access to real time data to address business and customer needs. Since 2015 Whistle’s… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces 132-room Cambria Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida slated to open in 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has signed an agreement with Ash Properties to develop a five-story, 132-room Cambria Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla. The upscale hotel is slated to open in 2020. Located at Ozark Drive near highway I-295, the new Cambria Hotel in Jacksonville is situated in the southeast region of the city… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges announces the return of its popular Double Points promotion

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc.  (NYSE: CHH), is bringing back its popular Double Points promotion. Starting tomorrow through February 15, 2019, members who book at participating Choice Hotels locations can earn 20 points per dollar spent at hotels, up to 30,000 bonus points. Additionally, loyalty members… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC co-host Light Up The Season fundraising event to benefit Children’s National, Sunday, December 16, 2018

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Light Up The Season is a family-friendly community fundraising event to benefit Children’s National to be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. It is co-hosted by Children’s Health Board and Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC. This… Read the full press release

JAL certified to be the most punctual airline in the world according to FlightGlobal

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) was awarded the Most Consistent Winner, an award given to the airline with the best on-time performance in domestic and international flights in the past five years (January 2013 to December 2017) by FlightGlobal, at a forum held in Atlanta, Georgia US. FlightGlobal compiled flight operation… Read the full press release

HMSHost invites travelers to be a part of a masterpiece in the airport

HMSHost invites airport travelers to paint their layovers away with local artists BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidays at the airport: Delays, long lines, security, and…interactive mural paintings? This holiday travel season, global restaurateur HMSHost invites travelers to be a part of a masterpiece in the airport. HMSHost’s Art of Holiday Travel – A Mural… Read the full press release

Thailand wins the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific award at the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand has been declared the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific by the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018. The 27th Irish Travel Trade Awards were presented on 23 November, 2018, in seven categories: Airlines, Destinations, Sea Transport, Land Transport, Travel Agency Services, Tour Operators, and All Companies. Thailand won… Read the full press release

Jumeirah’s London hotels promise an unforgettable experience for the whole family this festive season

London, UK, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Located in the heart of London, Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living, Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel are the ultimate places for some family fun over the festive season. The recently unveiled ‘Festive Family Time’ and ‘Festive Family Fun’ packages ensure that children and adults are guaranteed an unforgettable escape in… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place makes its debut in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania

New property marks the entry of Hyatt’s select service brand, Hyatt Place, into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Place brand to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Developed by… Read the full press release

South African Airways joined the world in honour of Nelson Mandela with a special fly-over at the Global Citizen Concert

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways, the national flag carrier and iconic South African brand, today (2 December 2018) joined the world in honour of Nelson Mandela, the first President of a democratic SA and Nobel Laureate, with a special fly-over at the Global Citizen Concert. The fly-over was reminiscent… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 in Pattaya, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand from November 27 – 29. The announcement was made by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy at the conclusion of the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) in Khon Kaen, Thailand. PDMF 2019 will… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings successfully completes the acquisition of hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined

NORWALK, Conn., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (Dec. 3, 2018) announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced plan to acquire hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined. With a strong presence in APAC and thousands of active affiliates worldwide, HotelsCombined will report into Booking Holdings’ leading travel metasearch brand, KAYAK. “We’ve admired HotelsCombined and… Read the full press release

British Airways is celebrating customers on International Day of Persons with Disabilities with cabin upgrades and lounge access

More than half a million customers with disabilities travel with the airline each year Airline is working with charity groups to raise awareness and understanding of hidden and visible disabilities LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, British Airways surprised some of the 50,000 customers with disabilities… Read the full press release