All Nippon Airways awarded 5-Star rating by SKYTRAX for the seventh consecutive year

ANA has achieved the highest possible rating from SKYTRAX every year since 2013. Japanese carrier one of only 11 airlines to receive top rating in 2019. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, was recently selected by the international air transport… Read the full press release

EVA Air wins four categories at TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has revealed EVA Air as a winner in four categories of its third annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines, including 3rd place in the Top-10 World’s Best Airlines. The airline also earned rankings in Travelers’ Choice Major Airlines in Asia and… Read the full press release

Qantas launches the first direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin

Adelaide/Darwin, Australia, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is today (3RD APRIL 2019) launching the first direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin to meet growing demand from travellers to the Red Centre. The direct flights to Ayers Rock Airport will operate twice per week from both cities (on Wednesdays and Saturdays)… Read the full press release

Qantas Freight adds two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft to its fleet

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Freight has announced it will lease two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft, offering greater capacity and improved efficiency for its global freight customers. The next-generation freighters will replace the current two Boeing 747-400F that are currently operated on Qantas’ behalf by Atlas Air and will be painted in… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan successfully held a wedding exhibition

Yinchuan, China, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan has successfully held a wedding exhibition named the “Wedding Gala”. With the theme of a wedding gala, Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan presented an elegant and luxurious palace. The matching black-and-gold colour scheme that was chosen is expected to be popular for wedding setups, and the use… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air join forces for a star-rated flight cuisine

Fuzhou, China, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For better engagement of internationalisation, Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air are working together for star-rated flight cuisine. In the second quarter of 2019, the first-class cabin menu of Xiamen Air intercontinental airlines is being dedicatedly designed by the executive chef of Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou together with the… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Norwegian Air Shuttle mark the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay

Airport Offers Free Parking this Summer for Passengers Flying Nonstop to Europe Oakland, CA., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) joins Norwegian Air Shuttle in celebrating the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay. The milestone coincides with the resumption of seasonal service to Stockholm, Sweden, which resumed Monday, April 1, at OAK. Seasonal… Read the full press release

AHLA launches a month-long campaign to raise public awareness on sexual assault

Month-Long Campaign Kicks Off With a Demonstration of Solidarity from AHLA’s 2019 Board of Directors SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) is launching a month-long campaign along with member companies and national partners to raise public awareness… Read the full press release

THE CIRCLE at Zurich Airport received the Minergie certification

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — THE CIRCLE sets new standards in sustainability: The new buildings at Zurich Airport are certified to the highest LEED® PLATINUM standard. It has recently become clear that THE CIRCLE will also receive Minergie certification. At the beginning of April, Beat Pahud, Project Manager of THE CIRCLE and representative… Read the full press release

Silver Airways resumes daily nonstop service between Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport for the peak summer season

Route offers convenient connections to more than 75 destinations across the U.S. and beyond, including 27 airports in the northeast corridor, Florida and Caribbean with codeshare partner JetBlue Fares from $89* Available at SilverAirways.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways is returning to Bar Harbor, Maine for the peak summer season with daily… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises appoints Christian Hein as Managing Director and Michael Zengerle as SVP, Institutional Affairs & Strategic Development for MSC Kreuzfahrten

Christian Hein joins MSC Kreuzfahrten as its new MD, Michael Zengerle becomes SVP, Institutional Affairs & Strategic Development Munich, Germany, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (2 April 2019) that Christian Hein has been appointed Managing Director for MSC Kreuzfahrten, its Munich-based business for Germany. Mr. Hein has a broad managerial experience… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Flybe’s new route from Cornwall Airport Newquay

Year-round service features four flights a day, seven days a week 2019 Summer schedule opens up global connections from Heathrow Secretary of State celebrates with leading members of Cornish business community Flybe now operating 10 routes in total from Cornwall Airport Newquay LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has this weekend (Sunday… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Air China’s thrice weekly service to Chengdu

Heathrow welcomes new services to Chengdu, the 12th Chinese route on the airport’s network  New report shows  £7.3 billion worth of exports went through Heathrow to China in 2018 – a 135% increase from previous year Heathrow data also reveals the value of top exports to China in 2018 – including over £100 million worth… Read the full press release

Heathrow will rename its four airport terminals after the newest generation of royals

Heathrow is set to rename its four terminals as the airport prepares for the arrival of the new royal baby, expected sometime in the spring The newest terminal, Terminal 2, previously known as the Queen’s Terminal will be christened with its new name following the baby’s arrival In preparation for the most significant re-branding exercise… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport welcomes 13 metre skeleton of a 155 million year old dinosaur at Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A 13 metre skeleton of a 155 million year old diplodocus will be exhibited from the first week of April, before being sold by the French auction house Aguttes for an expected £2 million. Heathrow will see over 4.5 million passengers travelling through the airport over Easter and Terminal 5 passengers will have the chance to step back… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group reaches 400 open hotels in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today (03 APRIL 2019) announced that it has reached 400 open hotels in Greater China, as it continues to expand at pace in its fastest growing region. IHG has 35 years of experience in Greater… Read the full press release

InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah opened its doors in the heart of South Jakarta

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah has opened its doors in the affluent Pondok Indah area in the heart of South Jakarta, marking the latest addition to the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts brand in Indonesia. With over 70 years of experience providing seamless service in the travel industry, an… Read the full press release

IHG announces plans to open a new Hotel Indigo in the Spanish capital, The Hotel Indigo® Madrid – Princesa

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced plans to open a new Hotel Indigo in the Spanish capital. The Hotel Indigo® Madrid – Princesa will be one of seven IHG boutique hotels opening in key cities across Southern Europe in the next three… Read the full press release

Vietjet starts new international route connecting Nha Trang to Taipei

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcome vibrant summer, Vietjet celebrates the inauguration of new international route connecting Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa Province) to Taipei (Taiwan), contributing to promote tourism, trade and integration between two countries and region. Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa Province) – Taipei (Taiwan) route will operate return flights… Read the full press release

Vietjet opens sales on two new routes, Can Tho – Nha Trang and Can Tho – Da Lat

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcome vibrant summer, Vietjet opens sales on two new routes including Can Tho – Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa Province) and Can Tho – Da Lat (Lam Dong Province). New routes will operate from 26th April 2019. Earlier this month, Vietjet also opened 3 routes from… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year

Singapore, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines has been named Best Airline in the World by renowned travel site TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year. “We are very pleased to be back-to-back winner of the Best Airline in the World accolade in these prestigious awards,” said Singapore Airlines CEO, Mr Goh Choon Phong. “We… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Helmut Haubenwaller as the new chief pilot

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Salzburg-born Haubenwaller assumes the top executive position in the airline cockpit. Helmut Haubenwaller (50) has been appointed to serve as the new chief pilot for Austrian Airlines. Born in Salzburg, he commences work in his new position on April 1, 2019. In his new capacity, Haubenwaller will be… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific adds Marinduque as its newest domestic destination

Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), today ( APRIL 1, 2019) launches a direct flight to its newest domestic destination, Marinduque. CEB is proud to be the only airline operating flights in and out of the Marinduque Airport through its subsidiary Cebgo. The flights will be… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific launches direct service between Clark and Narita

New Clark-Narita route set to begin August 9, 2019 Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) continues to grow its hub in Clark as it is set to commence operation of its direct service to and from Narita, Japan.  Cebu Pacific will be the first Philippine… Read the full press release

Singita Malilangwe House opens with a new look in July 2019

Cape Town, South Africa, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the design transformation of Singita Pamushana Lodge in the remote Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in Zimbabwe’s southeast, the elegant exclusive-use five-bedroom villa, Singita Malilangwe House, opens with a new look in July 2019. This villa presents an intimate offering for families and friends to share… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace wins the GCC Best Brand Award at the 2019 GCC Best Brands Awards

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury hotel, Emirates Palace took home the GCC Best Brand Award at the 2019 GCC Best Brands Awards this past Wednesday, 27 March in Dubai. The annual event evaluates brands in a set of rigorous criteria to discern the best of the best. At a glittering… Read the full press release

Oman Air participated in Earth Hour 2019

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air’s headquarters in Muscat, as well as across its network destinations marked Earth Hour at 8.30pm (local time) on Saturday March 30th. The airline was joined by tens of thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of people around the world to mark Earth Hour by turning… Read the full press release

Royal Air Maroc returns to Vienna

On the Trail of the Classical Hollywood Film: Royal Air Maroc Links Vienna and Casablanca Morocco’s largest airline operates flights from Vienna after an absence of 20 years VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Air Maroc has returned to Vienna. An aircraft operated by Morocco’s largest airline landed at Vienna Airport on Monday… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport honoured as a “family-friendly company”

Vienna Airport Honoured as a “Family-Friendly Company” by the Austrian Federal Chancellery VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — One month of parental leave for fathers, various working time models, company kindergarten, five additional days of vacation per year and a lot more: Vienna Airport implements numerous measures to ensure the compatibility of family and… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes the opening of AÏDA coffee shop and confectionery in Terminal 1

Viennese Charm and Tradition at Vienna Airport: New AÏDA Shop Ensures Coffee House Flair in Terminal 1 VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether it involves coffee or cake, a piece of Viennese culture now awaits passengers in the AÏDA coffee shop and confectionery located at the check-in in Terminal 1. As the domestic… Read the full press release