Steigenberger Hotel Der Sonnenhof adds a perfect complement to its health and beauty spa services with the creation of outdoor infinity pool

A new outdoor infinity pool at the Steigenberger Hotel Der Sonnenhof in Bad Wörishofen ensures 365-day access to wellness Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bathing in the park – an outdoor infinity pool has been created in the park of the Steigenberger Hotel Der Sonnenhof, which is situated in a… Read the full press release

British Airways to empower cabin crew with iPhone XRs to help them deliver personalised customer service

Every member of British Airways’ 15,000 cabin crew will receive an iPhone XR in latest phase of multi-million pounds investment in technology and training New phones are part of initiative to empower cabin crew to deliver personalised customer service to customers Investment comes after British Airways awarded prestigious Skytrax gong for Best Airline Staff in… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with British European Airways (BEA) liveried aircraft at the International Air Display

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jersey residents will step back in time when British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with a nostalgic entry in this year’s International Air Display on September 12. One of the airline’s heritage aircraft, an Airbus A319 in the former British European Airways (BEA) livery, will take part… Read the full press release

ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES INDIA AND FRANCHISE INDIA ANNOUNCES IT’S PARTNERSHIP

Mumbai, India, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ —  Managing director,  Absolute Hotel Services for the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, Mr. Sameer Dharkar,  is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with Franchise India Holdings Limited Asia’s largest franchise solution company for expansion of its Eastin Easy brand presence in India. Franchise India Holdings Limited… Read the full press release

SAS comes first in Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q2

SAS comes first in the latest Fly Quiet and Green league table for Q2 as the airline tackles late and early flights and improves operational performance Qantas stands out as most improved airline moving up 28 positions to 6th place, after achieving 100% compliance for track keeping and eliminating late and early flights Heathrow calls on… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers Best Travel Packages, Trips and Safaris in Nairobi including a tour to Lake Nakuru National Park

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Coming from Nairobi the first glimpse of the spectacular Rift Valley are breathtaking. The escarpment on which the city rests crashes where to the floor of a volcano-studded valley hundreds of meters below, across which savannah grasslands reach out beyond the horizons. If the view could speak… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the development of a new InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts property in Dallas

Property in iconic Cityplace Tower latest in global pipeline with 60+ hotels under development  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (20 AUGUST 2019) announces the development of a new InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts property in Dallas. With 205 InterContinental hotels open worldwide and… Read the full press release

IHG extends hospitality to four-legged guests at select bars & restaurants across Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) is extending its hospitality to four-legged guests at select bars & restaurants across Australia from today until the end of September. Aussies can honour International Dog Day with their pooch at IHG’s key bars and restaurants – whether it’s enjoying a beverage… Read the full press release

Emirates anticipates peak arrivals period in upcoming weeks

Airline ramping up services for hassle-free arrivals into Dubai for over half a million travellers Dubai, UAE, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel is expected to reach an all-time high in the upcoming weeks for Emirates, as the airline expects yet another busy period with travellers flocking into Dubai after the summer holidays and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi announces new raw vegan menu in its lobby lounge Al Meylas

Raw vegan dishes launching in Al Meylas this fall Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, a five-star luxury hotel tucked into the modern landscape of Al Maryah Island, announces a unique culinary offering in its lobby lounge Al Meylas, often referred to as “the living room of Abu Dhabi.” Crafted… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC to host the 39th annual Race to Beat Cancer 5K run on Saturday, September 14, 2019

More than USD 2.3 million raised to date for MedStar Washington Hospital Center WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday, September 14, 2019, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC will host the 39th annual Race to Beat Cancer 5K run and its 19th in support of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. A core part of Four Seasons… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An offers an immersive culinary experience designed to inspire and educate

Discover even more Vietnamese culinary secrets with the new chef Hoi An, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Nam Hai Cooking Academy is bursting this summer with a range of fresh features inspired by the new Chef of the Cooking Academy Huynh Van Hien. From exciting recipe additions and new excursions to an expanded range of… Read the full press release

JAL Group to operate Boeing 787-8 aircraft on Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami route

Launching on Tokyo Haneda = Osaka Itami Route Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Group (JAL) today announced the carrier`s first domestic configured Boeing 787-8 aircraft will launch on October 27, 2019 from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami airport. The aircraft cabin (Domestic Configuration) will be comprised of three classes: JAL First Class,… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airports kicks off digital airport initiative with SITA at KL International Airport

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, tested new biometric passenger processing at the KLIA Main Terminal as part of its 21st anniversary celebration held recently. SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, and Malaysia Airports have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for… Read the full press release

IATA: Competitiveness of Swiss aviation crucial for jobs and prosperity

Zurich, Switzerland, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released analysis showing that the competitiveness of Switzerland’s air transport sector could generate an additional 36,000 jobs and nearly CHF 13 billion in extra GDP for the nation’s economy by 2037. An IATA study, Switzerland Air Transport Regulatory Competitiveness Indicators, recommends that to maximize the… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes plans submitted to develop UK and Europe’s first commercial waste to jet fuel plant

The proposed plant will take hundreds of thousands of tonnes of household and commercial solid waste and turn it into clean burning sustainable aviation fuel, reducing net greenhouse gases by 70% compared to the fossil fuel equivalent – equal to taking up to 40,000 cars per year off the road British Airways intends to purchase… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Taste and Tour for winning the ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ title

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste and Tour has won the title of ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ following a competition launched by George Best Belfast City Airport in partnership with Tourism NI. The Belfast based company, which hosts food and drink tours and experiences, will now receive £30,000 of free… Read the full press release

PUERTO RICO GOLF SHINES WITH ADDITION OF HYATT BRAND TO DESTINATION’S 17 TROPICAL COURSES

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San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Puerto Rico’s golf offerings abound this summer with award-winning courses gaining enhanced stature and Island natives thriving at the top of the game, making a vacation to the Caribbean oasis ideal for enjoying the game in a glorious tropical setting. What do you get when… Read the full press release

Qantas invests up to $10 million each year to expand its discounted fares program

Bigger discounts for last minute fares for residents in 16 regional towns Maximum fares approximately $400 per sector to capital cities (approx. $800 return) Qantas calls on councils and airports to reduce airport fees Mount Isa, Australia, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Residents in regional and remote towns across Australia will benefit from a… Read the full press release

IHG welcomes Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas region

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas region. In this role, Smith will lead a team responsible for increasing IHG’s presence in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean for new-builds and conversions… Read the full press release

Vietjet Thailand named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietjet Thailand has been named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019. The award ceremony has just been held in Singapore. This award was nominated by Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress & Stars of the Industry Group to honor Asian businesses’ effort and achievements in human resources… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches two direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s a great news for Indian culture-lovers that Vietjet is now opening 2 direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi with thousands of super-saving tickets priced only from 0VND (*). The promotional tickets are up for grabs during 3 golden days from August 20-22,… Read the full press release

South Carolina’s Duane Parrish Named 2019 State Tourism Director of the Year

AUSTIN, TX, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Duane Parrish of the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has been named national State Tourism Director of the Year for 2019. Parrish was announced as the honoree before more than 1,000 destination marketing professionals at the U.S. Travel Association’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference, the premier… Read the full press release

CAA Headquarters relocates to Aviation House located just outside of Gatwick Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the relocation of our central London office from Holborn to Canary Wharf, our official corporate headquarters is now Aviation House located just outside of Gatwick Airport. The official registered address is Aviation House, Beehive Ring Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH6 0YR. Our building on Kingsway in Holborn,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub launches the “Compensaid” sustainability platform and focuses on CO2 neutral aviation fuels

Travelers can use the new platform to replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Airline passengers can reduce up to 80 percent of their CO2 emissions “Compensaid” provides a transparent overview of a person’s travel history and associated CO2 emissions across all airlines COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — CO2neutral, synthetic… Read the full press release

Brand USA unveils full list of exhibitors participating in the inaugural Brand USA Travel Week Europe

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (AUGUST 19, 2019), Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced the full list of exhibitors participating in the inaugural Brand USA Travel Week Europe taking place in London from Sept. 9-13, 2019. This immersive celebration of the United States will bring together the biggest… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award

Destination DC and New Mexico Tourism Department honored as first recipients AUSTIN, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award during the ESTO Destination Day Lunch. Brand USA President and CEO Christopher L. Thompson presented the… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo presented with ‘Best Customer Airline 2018’ award for transporting the largest volume of air cargo from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Dubai/ Kuala Lumpur, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was presented… Read the full press release

Flybe becomes the first regional airline in the world to be awarded IATA Level 4 NDC certification

Only regional airline in world to receive NDC Level 4 status High performance access to real time data for travel trade Exeter, England, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has become the first regional airline in the world to be awarded International Air Transport Association (IATA) Level 4 New Distribution Capability (NDC)… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines returns to Manchester Airport with new peak-summer service to Boston

Now boarding – Virgin Atlantic and Delta unveil new schedule between Manchester and United States Delta returns to Manchester to join forces with Virgin Atlantic Manchester, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, with Delta returning to Manchester… Read the full press release