Accor launches new website to showcase its impressive collection of branded residence offerings

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED TO SHOWCASE THE GROUP’S GROWING RESIDENTIAL OFFERINGS ACROSS A VAST PORTFOLIO OF BRANDS Paris, France, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world leading hospitality group featuring one of the industry’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems, has established itself as a global leader within the red-hot branded residences sector. The… Read the full press release

miDiagnostics’ ultra-fast PCR test and new breath sampler to be trialed in Brussels Airport

Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In the past year miDiagnostics has been working on the development of an ultra-fast PCR test based on imec technology, to detect COVID-19, with a test result in less than 15 minutes. In cooperation with Brussels Airport, this nasal-swab ultra-fast PCR test, as well as the new… Read the full press release

Danske Bank opens The Drop Zone digital hub at George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A new digital hub sponsored by Danske Bank has opened at George Best Belfast City Airport to help business and leisure travellers stay connected. The Drop Zone, located in the airport’s Departures Lounge, offers passengers the chance to have a seat while charging their phones, tablets… Read the full press release

dnata partners with Gather AI to launch autonomous drones to digitise acceptance and warehouse inventory processes

Dallas, USA, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, continues to invest in cutting-edge technologies to maximise efficiency and deliver the highest value for its customers. The company has partnered with Gather AI, a US-based technology start-up, and launched autonomous drones in its warehouses at Dallas Fort… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group partner for an innovative hotel concept Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels

Zeitgeist, Design and Service Excellence Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group are joining forces to present the Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels brand, an innovative hotel concept in the Luxury Lifestyle Segment. Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels will bring together design, technology and lifestyle at the… Read the full press release

UNWTO and NEOM partner for a new initiative focused on the future of tourism in Saudi Arabia

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘Tourism Experiences of the Future’ challenge will source innovative ideas and disruptive business models related to the tourism needs of the future, in line with growing demand for new experiences. All proposals must be aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and should include the introduction or adaptation of… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific’s next-generation shipment-tracking tool recognized at the 2021 IDC Future Enterprise Awards

The award recognises Cathay Pacific Cargo’s use of Internet of Things technology in its shipment-tracking too Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has been named “Best in Future of Connectedness” at the 2021 IDC Future Enterprise Awards for its development of Ultra Track: a next-generation track-and-trace solution that applies Internet… Read the full press release

UK CAA establishes new international consortium of eVTOL aircraft operators

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has established an international consortium of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) industry leaders and aviation experts. New international consortium of eVTOL aircraft operators announced at HeliTech Expo Members include Virgin Atlantic, Joby, Vertical Aerospace and NATS eVTOL aircraft could launch commercial operations in the UK within five years LONDON,… Read the full press release

Emirates and Sabre Corporation sign new multi-year, worldwide distribution agreement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, one of the world’s largest international airlines, and Sabre Corporation, the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, have signed a new multi-year, worldwide distribution agreement. The new agreement will provide Sabre-connected travel buyers and agencies with access to… Read the full press release

“Discover Arkansas” October edition now available online

Little Rock, AR, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The October edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. The leaves crunch under foot, the air feels chill and…did you hear that? Welcome to “The Supernatural State.”… Read the full press release

intuitive launches iVectorOne – a single API platform for bedbank connectivity

iVectorOne Single API

London, UK, 2021-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — UK-based travel technology provider, intuitive have announced their newest product launch, iVectorOne, which simplifies the way travel companies connect and manage their bedbank supply. iVectorOne is a single API solution that you connect once to seamlessly add new supplier connections or replace existing ones.  It’s based on… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport enables passengers to pre-order food in the transit area with Wolt

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is expanding its offer with a new service: it is the first in Europe to partner with Wolt and enable passengers to order in advance from restaurants and cafés at Budapest Airport. With the mobile application, fast and contactless orders can now be placed, paid… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials electric airside bus as part of its plan to become Net Zero by the year 2030

London, UK, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport continues with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions by trialling an electric airside bus. Bristol Airport worked with COBUS Industries to supply the electric vehicle.   The bus, introduced on a trial basis, has the capacity to carry up to 110 customers and will operate… Read the full press release

Swissport announces partnership with smart baggage management solutions provider AirPortr

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The partnership between the digital platform and provider of smart baggage management solutions and the global market leader in aviation ground services marks a milestone towards contactless airport journeys, improved passenger mobility and sustainability for airports and the aviation sector at large. AirPortr, the digital platform and… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces ‘Learn Live’ programme to kick off at local schools

London, UK, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has announced its popular ‘Learn Live’ programme aimed at local schools will begin again this month, as it kicks off a series of five broadcasts across engineering, IT, data analysis, construction and forecasting. The online broadcasts are designed to inspire local children to consider airport careers,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to develop its sustainability initiatives as part of STARGATE project

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is a member of the consortium which won nearly 25 million euros of support from the European Commission, as part of a sustainability project called STARGATE. As part of the project, Budapest Airport can implement developments to a value of 1.53 million euros, 70% of… Read the full press release

SITA eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight deployed in Bombardier’s newly launched Challenger 3500 business jet

Eco app, a combination of SITA’s eWAS Pilot and OptiFlight, reduces fuel burn through intelligent flight planning Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (15 Sep, 2021) announced that the newly launched Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet will offer its eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight, together dubbed the “eco app” by the Canadian aerospace… Read the full press release

Emirates launches first airline virtual reality app

Customers can explore Emirates’ First Class Suite and other signature products in full VR with industry-first, immersive and interactive experience Latest step in airline’s ambitious vision to offer realistic VR experiences for customers and fans across multiple digital platforms Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Experience Emirates’ fully-enclosed Gamechanger First Class Suites, explore… Read the full press release

B2B4E travel management platform CWT integrates Amadeus’ booking and fulfilment platform

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (September 07, 2021) announces that it has successfully integrated Amadeus’ booking and fulfilment platform, Selling Platform Connect, into its European global servicing hubs, as part of its continued 2021 technological investment plans to achieve true follow the sun customer… Read the full press release

Virtual Event: best of aerospace innovation and Bombardier’s best-selling business jets

Montréal, Canada, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier is pleased to invite members of the international community to a special virtual event premiering at 11:00 am (EDT) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The momentous virtual gathering will celebrate the best of aerospace innovation and Bombardier’s best-selling business jets. All those wishing to join the… Read the full press release

ANA owned logistics company Overseas Courier Service launches new service dedicated to the transportation of cross border E-Commerce cargo and parcels

OCS, an international logistics company of the ANA Group, will be the Group’s first entity to enter the E-Commerce transportation service from Japan Starting September 15 2021, OCS will launch “iEC”, a new international E-Commerce service In addition to E-Commerce from overseas, OCS will gradually expand the target areas for exports from Japan and aim… Read the full press release

Swissport further digitizes air cargo warehousing process with new cargo app

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is equipping its cargo workers with a brand-new mobile application and new handheld devices. The cargo app will further digitize the air cargo warehousing process and offers real-time visibility on cargo shipments. Already operational in the first five Swissport warehouses, the app will be rolled out… Read the full press release

Amadeus to address the need for greater business travel insights with the launch of Agency360+

By deepening visibility into GDS channel performance, Agency360+™ users can now view additional agency and corporate business production, enhanced with data from Amadeus’ Demand360® Madrid, Spain, 2021-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — More than a year into COVID-19, hoteliers are recognizing that the pace of recovery as well as the segments influencing the return of travel… Read the full press release

Consumers’ immediate everyday needs go-to platform Gopuff now available at select Hyatt Place locations in the U.S.

The pilot program rolls out today with free deliveries at select Hyatt Place locations in the U.S., expanding the brand’s Necessities Program and bringing even more convenience to guests CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (August 30, 2021) announced a collaboration between the Hyatt Place brand and Gopuff, a go-to platform for consumers’ immediate everyday… Read the full press release

New mobile food ordering platform launches at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

Mobile Meal Delivery Service Now Available for Airport Passengers BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and the airport’s concessions developer, Fraport Maryland, have launched a new mobile ordering platform, GateWaiter, that allows travelers to order their favorite food for pickup or delivery inside the airport directly from a… Read the full press release

Power bank rental service Joos now available at Bristol Airport

London, UK, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has become the second UK airport to install Joos, a revolutionary power bank rental service which allows passengers to charge before they fly. With Joos, there is no need to crowd around a power point or leave devices in a ‘charging locker’. You no longer… Read the full press release

Boeing: $US 1 billion in online orders in record time: aftermarket customers can access more than 16 million parts with Boeing distribution, formerly Aviall

Boeing reaches $1 billion in online orders in record time for the company Boeing parts distribution offerings and digital advancements position customers for quicker pandemic recovery DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] hit an e-commerce milestone in record time for the company, reaching $1 billion in online orders more than three… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus launches new tool to remove confusion regarding travel restrictions and entry requirements

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With consumer confidence in travel slowly returning, Aer Lingus has introduced a new digital Travel Support Tool designed to remove confusion regarding travel restrictions and entry requirements for all Aer Lingus destinations. The interactive tool on aerlingus.com, powered by Sherpa, allows Aer Lingus customers to search destinations and retrieve up-to-date… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s acceptance of IATA Travel Pass

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2021-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the decision of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to accept IATA Travel Pass to confirm pre-departure COVID-19 test results for departing and arriving passengers starting 30th of September 2021. Eventually this… Read the full press release

Cathay and OpenRice partner to launch one-stop dining and digital payment experience

Members can pay with Miles Plus Cash at partner restaurants, earning up to 3 miles for every HK$4 spent Hong Kong, China, 2021-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay and OpenRice have joined hands to launch a one-stop dining and digital payment experience for foodies among Asia Miles and Marco Polo Club members in Hong… Read the full press release