Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia and Al Fursan celebrate the UAE’s 47th National Day with a spectacular flypast

World-first flying formation with four commercial aircraft from Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia and flydubai, and seven Al Fursan jets UAE aviation history made with breathtaking ‘Year of Zayed’ aerial display Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia and Al Fursan took to the skies in unison today (December 2, 2018)… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces major new pilot training partnership with ATO SKY4u

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (30 Nov) announced a major new training partnership with ATO SKY4u to deliver a Ryanair Airline Pilot Standard (APS MCC) programme in Berlin and Vienna. The partnership will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots to support its continued growth across… Read the full press release

The IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd launches operations on 1 December 2018

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The waiting has come to an end. The new flagship of the IntercityHotel brand is about to go live and will welcome its very first guests from 1 December 2018. The IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd is located on the South side of Frankfurt Central Station…. Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport installs electric car charging points at the Short Stay or Priority car parks

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The new service will be free for customers using the car parks, with four units located on the first floor of the Short Stay zone and two further points in the Priority area. Podpoint, a market leading and award-winning provider of electric charging points, has installed the points… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of Radisson Collection Basilica, Budapest

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Radisson Hotel Group is delighted to announce the signing of a new property to Radisson Collection, the brand reserved for the group’s most exceptional hotels worldwide, in Budapest, Hungary. With a storied history and prime central location, the Radisson Collection Basilica, Budapest is both an historic landmark… Read the full press release

Silversea’s Expedition Team trains in the Chilean Andes ahead of the Antarctica season

MONTE CARLO, MONACO, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of the Antarctica season, 12 members of Silversea’s Expedition Team spent four days at pre-season training in the Chilean Andes. Between October 29 and November 3, the team of expedition specialists undertook a number of educational activities, building on their existing skillsets and enabling them to… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton brand announced the opening of Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Columbia Killian Road in Columbia, South Carolina

New hotel opens near Killian Road COLUMBIA, S.C., 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for its commitment to providing thoughtful service, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Columbia Killian Road in Columbia, South Carolina. This 108-room hotel… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office presents a diverse range of lodging options across the Centennial State

Denver, Colorado, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From the Rockies Playground to the Pioneering Plains, it’s no secret Colorado boasts an array of outdoor activities. What may surprise Colorado travelers is the diverse range of lodging options across the Centennial State; from solar-powered huts and hip hostels to cabin living and overnight accommodations in a… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation announces the opening of its new wide-body hangar in Basel

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation today (November 29, 2018) celebrates the grand opening of its new wide-body hangar in Basel with approximately 100 guests and dignitaries. The new state-of-the-art 8,700 square-meter hangar provides increased capacity for wide- and narrow-body maintenance, completion and refurbishment projects across the site. It can accommodate up to… Read the full press release

Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens opens in Tower 3 of the Onyx Towers

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Moving into The Greens with a bang, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens is the third hotel to open as part of Jumeirah Group’s upscale casual brand launched earlier this year. Opening in Tower 3 of the Onyx Towers, the hotel is high on design synonymous with other hotels within… Read the full press release

Burj Al Arab recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at The ULTRAs

World’s most luxurious hotel awarded at annual awards ceremony held in Dubai on 21st November Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the world’s most iconic and luxurious hotels in the world – Burj Al Arab – was double recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at… Read the full press release

Dusit International partners with Silpakorn University to launch a unique project to preserve the architectural and artistic heritage of Dusit Thani Bangkok

Hospitality company is delighted to partner with a leading educational institution with extensive experience in preserving items of historical significance. Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has partnered with Silpakorn University to launch a unique project to preserve the rich architectural and… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines, its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator

Delivery milestone reflects rapid growth in world’s largest commercial aviation market More than half of all commercial jetliners flying in China are made by Boeing SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today (Nov. 30, 2018) delivered its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator, a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines. The milestone and… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers the first 737 MAX 8 for Cayman Airways

Carrier modernizes its fleet with new fuel efficient, longer-range 737 MAX 8 airplanes Four airplanes to be secured through leading airplane lessor Air Lease Corporation SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Lease Corp. [NYSE: AL; “ALC”] today (Nov. 29, 2018) delivered the first 737 MAX 8 for Cayman Airways…. Read the full press release

Boeing delivers the first 737 MAX for Fiji Airways

Carrier begins modernization of single-aisle airplane fleet with the first of five 737 MAXs Fiji Airways will be first airline in the Pacific Islands to fly the more fuel-efficient 737 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the first 737 MAX for Fiji Airways, which plans to use the fuel-efficient, longer-range… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort, Jordan

Hyatt continues to grow its brand footprint in the Middle East with its first resort property in Jordan CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 1, 2018) the official opening of Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort, Jordan’s first Hyatt Regency hotel and second Hyatt-branded property, joining Grand Hyatt Amman. Hyatt… Read the full press release

Hyatt adds Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson, and tommie brands into its lifestyle and wellbeing offerings following the completion of Two Roads Hospitality acquisition

Addition of Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson and tommie brands expands Hyatt’s lifestyle and wellbeing offerings for high-end travelers worldwide Acquisition price revised to $405 million from $480 million; additional potential consideration revised to $96 million from $120 million CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (November 30, 2018)… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina, its first Hyatt-branded property in Scotland

Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina will mark the brand’s entry into Scotland ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt announced today (November 29, 2018)  that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement for the first Hyatt-branded property in Scotland and the third Hyatt Regency hotel in the United Kingdom. With 187 guestrooms and 98 apartments,… Read the full press release

MGallery announce its partnership with eco-trendy nail polishes brand, Kure Bazaar

Paris, France, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — MGallery, a collection of boutique hotels belonging to AccorHotels Group, is delighted to announce its partnership with Kure Bazaar, a chic and eco-trendy nail polishes brand. This collaboration is an extension of the hotel brand’s offering for women, Inspired by Her, which strives to meet their specific needs when… Read the full press release

British Airways kicked off its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge to create a new generation sustainable aviation fuel

To mark British Airways’ Centenary in 2019, the airline will host events to lead the debate on the future of flying over the next 100 years, exploring the future of sustainable aviation fuels, the aviation careers of the future and the customer experience of the future The winner will receive funding for further research and… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes inaugural Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Air New Zealand today (11/30/2018) celebrated the inaugural flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and New Zealand’s Auckland International Airport (AKL). This new service marks the first time Chicago is linked to New Zealand with scheduled, nonstop passenger service. This new… Read the full press release

CDA and TAP Air Portugal announce nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Portugal’s Lisbon Airport from June 2019

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and TAP Air Portugal today (11/29/2018) announced nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Portugal’s Lisbon Airport (LIS) beginning in June 2019. The new service to Lisbon will be the first time Chicago will be linked to Portugal by a nonstop,… Read the full press release

Gaylord Opryland Resort announces the opening of the Nation’s first truly upscale, indoor/outdoor resort water attraction

SoundWaves Opens December 1 in Nashville NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests of the Gaylord Opryland Resort have another reason to celebrate the holiday season with the December 1 opening of SoundWaves, the Nation’s first truly upscale, indoor/outdoor resort water attraction. Fusing water and music with amenities and activities, SoundWaves offers an… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott announces plans to open nearly 30 hotels in Europe by the end of 2020

London, UK, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott, Marriott International’s brand that pioneered the select service category, has announced it expects to further grow its European footprint of 63 hotels by almost 50 percent over the next two years. With nearly 30 hotels anticipated to open in Europe by the end of… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott announces the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Paris Gare de Lyon

Paris, France, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott has welcomed a new property in the heart of Paris, ideally situated opposite the Gare de Lyon train station, which serves as both a domestic and international travel hub for millions of passengers each year. This dynamic area of the city is also home… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces signing of 12 Fairfield by Marriott hotels across five prefectures in Japan

The first crop of 15 invitingly comfortable Fairfield by Marriott hotels are expected to open beginning in 2020 Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., today (11/29/2018) announced the signing of 12 Fairfield by Marriott hotels across five prefectures in Japan – Kyoto, Wakayama, Mie, Gifu and Tochigi – in a… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches on-demand, personalised assistance to visually impaired passengers via the Aira app

Aira app to benefit the 6,000 visually impaired passengers that travel through Heathrow each year Passengers can access on demand assistance on their mobile phones App follows a year of rapid changes in special assistance at Heathrow following a £23 million investment LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — From Monday December 3rd, visually impaired… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts further expands in Egypt with the opening of The Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle in Hurghada

“All-White, All-Suite and All Adults” Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts is growing its portfolio in Egypt. The Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle in Hurghada has now become the twelfth of the brand’s hotels to open in the country. The Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle is a new 5-star boutique hotel… Read the full press release

Jack London Square to hold annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 30

Santa, 55-foot Mount Shasta fir tree and free live performances Oakland, CA, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square lights up for the holidays with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 30, from 5 P.M. to 8 P.M. The annual event includes the lighting of the 55-foot Mount Shasta fir tree decorated with 5,000… Read the full press release

New initiative to introduce authentic local travel experiences in Japan by using agricultural accommodation for travelers from Hong Kong

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL), Hyakusenrenma, Inc, and JAL Satellite Travel Co., Ltd. agreed to collaborate to start a new initiative to introduce authentic local travel experiences in Japan by using agricultural accommodation for travelers from Hong Kong. In February 2018, JAL and Hyakusenrenma, Inc entered into a… Read the full press release