Amadeus partners with Adobe to bring improved capabilities to airlines

Announces new global partnership with Adobe Experience Cloud MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines are united across the world by two goals: to grow their customer loyalty and to create consistent high-quality experiences for their travelers. To address this, Amadeus today announces the company is partnering with Adobe to bring improved capabilities… Read the full press release

flydubai launches new Home Check-in service in partnership with DUBZ and dnata

flydubai launches new product called ‘Home Check-in’ in partnership with DUBZ and dnata Service available up to six hours ahead of departure with standard prices from AED 110 Passengers can save 30% on standard prices until 30 June DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai launches its new Home Check-in service in… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in DUBZ, launches full home check-in service for passengers

Home check-in service in Dubai launched with UAE carrier flydubai and KSA carriers Saudia and flynas Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes from their home or hotel.  dnata is launching these new services through… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform for the catering industry to optimize supply management

PARIS, France, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform that enables the catering industry to optimize supply management. Founded in France in 2003, Adoria is used by 2,700 organizations (30 catering groups) and brings together 300,000 active users and more than 800 manufacturers and distributors. Adoria offers centralized… Read the full press release

Starfleet Research and Duetto to co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue

Chicago, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Starfleet Research, the leading provider of best practices IT market research for the hospitality industry, and Duetto, hospitality’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, will co-host a webinar that explores how leading hotels and resorts optimize their revenue results using next-generation technology. The research and insights are based on the strategies… Read the full press release

New Portal AR app invites the world to step into Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A ground breaking new app that invites the world to step into Scotland has been created in close collaboration with Google as part of the Scotland Is Now global campaign. The innovative technology was led by VisitScotland, in partnership with Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Universities Scotland…. Read the full press release

Amadeus appoints Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business

MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus announces that it has appointed Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business. Herce will also assume a regional leadership role responsible for the Travel Channels business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Herce will replace Joost Schuring who is leaving… Read the full press release

Qantas joins Amadeus’ NDC-X program

MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the launch of Amadeus’ NDC-X program in February this year, Amadeus has made great strides with airlines and travel sellers in order to drive progress with NDC. Today (June 7th, 2018), Amadeus announces that Qantas will be one of the airlines to join its NDC-X program. Amadeus will… Read the full press release

Marriott International provides an end-to-end solution for a seamless Arabic booking experience

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, the world’s leading hotel company, has today (06/07/2018) announced the relaunch of its Arabic website to enhance the online customer journey of the Arab traveler. With nearly 400 million Arabic speakers in 22 countries, the company is now providing an end-to-end solution for… Read the full press release

Lufthansa: AirlineCheckins check-in service now available as an iOS and Android app

AirlineCheckins is available as an iOS and Android app as of now The automatic check-in service for more than 200 airlines around the world is being complemented by new features and services The service is now also available as a B2B solution and can easily be integrated into corporate travel management systems Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jun-08… Read the full press release

Discover Qatar launches a digital transformation project to create a global marketplace for Qatar

Discover Qatar aims to increase its global travel reach and operational efficiency using technology to create a global marketplace for Qatar  New technology will enable global tour operators and travel companies to connect directly to Qatar’s broad range of suppliers, hotels and services in real time Discover Qatar is the first Destination Management Company in… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality and atmosfair to set up a second self-sufficient water treatment plant in the Egyptian desert

Deutsche Hospitality joins forces with atmosfair to fund a second solar-powered water treatment plant Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — 10,000 people in Asmant to the South-West of Cairo have been enjoying access to clean drinking water with effect from this month following a cooperative project between Deutsche Hospitality and the… Read the full press release

IAG now accepts applications for its third Hangar 51 global innovation programme

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — International Airlines Group (IAG) is launching its third Hangar 51 global innovation programme in collaboration with British Airways, Avios and IAG Cargo. The initiative will be based in London at the companies’ headquarters. Start-ups from around the world are invited to join the industry-leading programme. Up to ten… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free becomes the first airport retailer to introduce the Samsung Experience Zone in the Gulf region

The Samsung Experience Zone has arrived at HIA, featuring Samsung’s latest state-of-the-art mobile phones and accessories HIA is the first airport in the region to host a Samsung Experience Zone  DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), in conjunction with Samsung Gulf Electronics, has opened a one-of-a-kind Experience Zone for… Read the full press release

Incheon International Airport deploys SITA’s self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2

Award-winning airport selects award-winning bag-drop solution Incheon, South Korea, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Incheon International Airport has deployed SITA’s award-winning self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2, effectively serving the influx of visitors to the recent Winter Olympics and in preparation for the 100 million passengers projected by 2030. Drop&Fly simplifies the bag… Read the full press release

Air France launches a new website dedicated for running enthusiasts

airfrancerunning.com, a website federating an international community of runners, synchronized with their running apps;  Several different challenges offered to try to win “flight + bib” packages to fly off and take part in all the main international races;  Access to a community of enthusiastic runners to train and compare sporting performances. PARIS, France, 2018-Jun-02 —… Read the full press release

Swissport to explore potential of blockchain technology with two start-up companies “Winding Tree” and “Olam”

Swissport International AG, the global leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, signs letters of intent with two start-up companies “Winding Tree” and “Olam” to explore potential of blockchain technology. Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Winding Tree, a blockchain-based travel distribution platform, aim to jointly explore the potential of… Read the full press release

Emirates Engineering successfully accomplished the first complete replacement of landing gear on Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft

Dubai, UAE, 2018-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Engineering has successfully accomplished the first complete replacement of landing gear on A6-EDF, the first Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft to have its entire landing gear system replaced at one time. Comprising five sets of landing gear – two under the wings, two under the body, and one… Read the full press release

AERIUM Analytics and Clear Flight Solutions expand UAV operations with the opening of a new office at Edmonton International Airport

  AERIUM Analytics and Clear Flight Solutions expand on successful Integrated UAV operations Edmonton, AB, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — AERIUM Analytics (AERIUM) and Clear Flight Solutions (CFS) have opened an office at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) to support ongoing airport operations. This new office, part of the Alberta Aerospace and Technology Centre, will also… Read the full press release

AVANI Hotels & Resorts introduces online check-in available prior to arrival

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — AVANI Hotels & Resorts is pleased to offer the latest innovative convenience with online check-in available prior to arrival. Modern travellers who want to start exploring their destination as soon as possible can expedite the check-in process at any AVANI Hotels & Resorts property around the world. With… Read the full press release

easyJet launches LuckyTrip onto its mobile app, making it easier for customers to find the perfect trip

LONDON, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched LuckyTrip onto its iOS mobile app, making it easier for customers to find the perfect trip. LuckyTrip enables travellers to find a unique trip tailored to their needs with just one tap, applying filters to fit their preferences such as a relaxing beach… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces UK’s first trial of end-to-end biometrics

Innovative biometric technology could simplify and speed up airport processes with self-boarding gates helping to reduce queues Security also improved as system reduces risk of human error 10,000 easyJet passengers set to take part in European flight trial LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has today announced the UK’s first trial of… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport installs CHECKITXPRESS the world’s most accessible, efficient and intuitive self-bag drop unit

CHECKITXPRESS system will expedite processing times as YVR experiences busiest year yet Richmond, B.C., 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 18, 2018), Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions(ITS) and Glidepath, one of the world’s leaders in airport baggage handling, celebrated the installation of the first CHECKITXPRESS self-bag drop unit at YVR.  CHECKITXPRESS is the world’s most… Read the full press release

LATAM Airlines Group implements Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management

The Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management solution, designed to improve productivity and automate the load planning function, promotes improved operational efficiency and optimized fuel consumption Madrid, Spain, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Optimizing fuel consumption and maximizing operational performance are top priorities for airlines. Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management was designed to… Read the full press release

Travix to connect directly to Lufthansa Group’s own NDC Offer & Order Management System

Lufthansa Group and Travix intensify longstanding partnership with joint approach on NDC under the Airline Group’s upcoming NDC Partner Programme  Travix customers will benefit from access to Lufthansa Group NDC Smart Offer Improved display of all Lufthansa Group offers on Travix’ brands CheapTickets, BudgetAir, Vliegwinkel, Vayama and Flugladen in all countries COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-18 —… Read the full press release

SAS launches new high speed WiFi on its short and medium haul routes

Passengers on SAS short and medium haul routes will now have access to a stable, fast and strong WiFi signal, enabling them to stream and work inflight problem-free. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 16, 2018), SAS is launching new high speed WiFi on its short and medium haul routes between Scandinavia… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport and ATEED partner to help New Zealand businesses tap into Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) have signed a memorandum of understanding which will help New Zealand businesses tap into Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba. The MOU will see the parties work together to help small to medium sized Kiwi businesses from both regions… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG and Microsoft Switzerland partner for the digitalisation of THE CIRCLE

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen Zürich AG and Microsoft Switzerland have entered into a strategic partnership for digitalisation of THE CIRCLE. As well as maximum quality, convenience and efficiency, the partners aim to deliver a uniquely personalised digital experience to tenants, employees and guests at the airport’s new destination THE CIRCLE. The… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to present a new booking software at IMEX in Frankfurt am Main

  Hotel company to showcase a further stage of its digitalisation plans at the IMEX Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The IMEX in Frankfurt am Main is one of the world’s leading fairs for incentive travel, meetings and events. When this year’s exhibition gets underway today, Deutsche Hospitality will be… Read the full press release

AccorHotels partners with Cvent to launch online event hosting management solution, Passkey

Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels announces a partnership with Cvent – the market leader in corporate event management – aimed at rolling out Passkey, the online event hosting management solution. With the Passkey solution, AccorHotels is making a mini-site available free of charge to Meeting Planners. From this mini-site dedicated to… Read the full press release