Toronto Pearson’s Fire & Emergency Services marks Heart Month with the installation of over 250 new Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)

Major enhancement of emergency preparedness measures underway at Toronto Pearson, protecting airport community and passengers with new training and equipment TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Coinciding with Heart Month in Canada, Toronto Pearson’s Fire & Emergency Services has completed a total overhaul of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) at Canada’s largest airport. The program… Read the full press release

The AARP Travel Center Powered by Expedia launches new platform for booking group hotels

Bellevue, WA, 2019-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The AARP Travel Center Powered by Expedia is proud to announce the launch of a new platform for booking group hotels.  AARP Members now have the ability to book and manage group hotel reservations of nine or more hotel rooms at groups.expedia-aarp.com. This new feature provides fast quotes… Read the full press release

Expedia Partner Solutions launches new elite program for EPS’ top technology partners from around the world

Bellevue, WA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) is today (Feb 20, 2019) announcing its Certified Technology Partner Program, an elite program for EPS’ top technology partners from around the world. The program will provide increased resource investment from EPS to further expand their technology partners’ business –and become one of EPS’ most… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces plans to plan to cut amount of waste to landfill by 75 per cent by end-2021

Qantas and Jetstar generate more than 30,000 tonnes of waste in Australia annually. Plan to cut amount of waste to landfill by 75 per cent by end-2021. Over 100 million single-use plastic items per annum removed from flights and lounges by end-2020. Most ambitious waste reduction target of any major airline globally. New Frequent Flyer… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ seventeen ultra-luxury hotels recognized on Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 Star Rating list

HONG KONG , CHINA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® is pleased to announce that seventeen of the ultra-luxury hotel group’s properties have been recognized on Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 Star Rating list. The only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, Forbes Travel Guide’s annual list has been revered as a global authority… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes Air Canada’s new daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and London, Ontario

Convenient connections at Calgary hub throughout Alberta and BC MONTREAL, CANADA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Feb. 21, 2019) announced it will launch new daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and London, Ontario beginning June 24, 2019 until mid-October.  Flights will be operated onboard Air Canada Rouge Airbus A319 aircraft with a choice of two cabins, wi-fi options and in-flight entertainment streamed to… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority named one of Alberta’s top 75 employers for a 10th year

Calgary, Alberta, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Alberta’s top 75 employers for a 10th year. The recognition is a reflection of the Authority’s ongoing commitment to providing its employees an exceptional workplace, comprehensive programs and opportunities for rewarding careers. “Our… Read the full press release

Dresden Airport welcomes Corendon Airlines’ two weekly flights to Hurghada, Egypt from Dresden for summer 2019

DRESDEN, Germany, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018 Egypt was one of the destinations with the highest growth rates at Dresden Airport. With more than 71,300 passengers using services from Dresden, numbers were up by more than 70 percent. In response to this high demand, Corendon Airlines will once again be running two weekly… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises and Paris Saint-Germain announce new partnership

Geneva, Switzerland / Paris, France, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company, and Paris Saint-Germain, one of the fastest-growing football clubs in the world, announced a new partnership under which MSC Cruises will become the official and exclusive global cruise partner of France’s leading football team. The… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises new flagship MSC Bellissima will have the largest shopping area in the fleet to date

Largest shopping area to date with 30% more space than MSC Meraviglia Exclusive products and offers from leading international brands Pioneering retail entertainment concept offers guests an immersive shopping experience Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and market leader in Europe, South America and the… Read the full press release

Silver Airways starts new daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)

Daily Nonstop Service Between Orlando International Airport and  Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport Starting May 16, 2019 Introductory fares from $99* available at SilverAirways.com Also Coming Soon: Discounted Fares for Active-Duty Military on All Flights Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways is once again providing business, leisure and military travelers with time and money-saving… Read the full press release

The Deutsche Hospitality to open the first Steigenberger Hotel in Sønderborg, Denmark on May 6, 2019

New hotel Alsik developed and owned by The Bitten & Mads Clausen’s Foundation and managed by RIMC Hotels & Resorts A four-storey health and beauty spa area/ Michelin star chef Jesper Koch / Market entry for Steigenberger in Northern Europe Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Deutsche Hospitality is getting… Read the full press release

St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog teams to bring enjoyment and help alleviate the anxiety of passengers at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Fifteen Therapy Dog Teams Join the Welcome Team Volunteer Program at Canada’s Largest Airport TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Toronto Pearson International Airport and the St. John Ambulance (SJA) Therapy Dog Program are partnering to bring the friendly faces of 15 therapy dog teams to YYZ. As part of the Toronto Pearson Welcome… Read the full press release

Marriott International and Manchester United to create unforgettable moments for Marriott Bonvoy members

Members Of Marriott International’s Travel Programme, Marriott Bonvoy, Get Closer To The Action London, UK, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) and Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) today (02/20/2019) announced a multi-year marketing partnership, giving the 120 million members of the Marriott Bonvoy travel programme exclusive opportunities for once-in-a-lifetime Manchester United football experiences –… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection showcases Paris through a short film featuring award-winning Chinese actress Zhou Dongyu

Award-Winning Actress Shares a New Perspective on Parisian Life, Specially Curated For Chinese Travelers Bethesda, MD, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (02/20/2019) released an original short film featuring the brand’s newest Global Explorer, award-winning Chinese actress Zhou Dongyu. The film showcases Zhou in the French… Read the full press release

Marriott International introduces exclusive member benefits in Asia Pacific with Marriott Bonvoy travel program

Members and Families to Indulge Passions for Food, Music and Sports with Exclusive Benefits and VIP Access to Concerts to Meet Artists Like Maroon 5 HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (02/21/2019) introduced exclusive member benefits in Asia Pacific. Marriott Bonvoy, the new brand name replacing the legacy loyalty… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy travel program

Expands Member Experiences through new Marketing Partnership with the World’s Most Recognizable Sports Team, Manchester United  Bethesda, MD, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy, the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). The campaign celebrates Marriott Bonvoy… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah

SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah, part of Marriott International, celebrated its official opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 17 2019, marking the brand’s debut in the Emirate of Sharjah. With over 200 rooms the hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of Sharjah,… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines increases frequencies to Paris, Amsterdam and Copenhagen for summer 2019

 Strong frequency increases to three European destinations  “By far the best connection on these routes”, says CCO Andreas Otto   Changes apply to flights starting on 1 May 2019  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will increase frequencies to other European destinations in the upcoming summer flight schedule in addition to the previously… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay welcomes Blue Islands’ new service to Jersey and Guernsey from 3 June

CORNWALL, England, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has today (20 / 02 / 2019) announced that from 3 June regional operator Blue Islands, a franchise partner of Flybe, will commence a new service to Jersey and Guernsey. Flights will operate three times weekly throughout the summer season until 31 August, with… Read the full press release

flydubai reports an annual revenue increase of 12.4% compared to the same period the previous year

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Key Results for 2018 flydubai has today, 20 February 2019, announced its Results for the reporting period ending 31 December 2018 flydubai reports total annual revenue of AED 6.2 billion (USD 1.7 billion) compared to AED 5.5 billion (USD 1.5 billion) last year; an increase of 12.4%… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces five day sale entitled ‘Love-A-Fare’ offers guests up to 50% discount

Five day fare sale commences 21st February, 2019 Mumbai, India, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In continuation with the successful launch of its in-flight gift delivery initiative, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day, Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, will offer guests up to 50% discount* on tickets booked from 21st–25th February, 2019. The five day… Read the full press release

IHG® signs Crowne Plaza® Amaravati

The 300-rooms hotel adds to IHG’s rapidly growing portfolio in India New Delhi, India, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed a Management Agreement with Indroyal Hospitality Services Pvt Ltd for Crowne Plaza® Amaravati. The 300 rooms hotel will be the first IHG hotel in the… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental and leading luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent to provide guests with a variety of curated experiences

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an exclusive partnership with leading luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent to provide guests with a variety of curated experiences, when they stay at selected Mandarin Oriental hotels worldwide. Offers range from culinary tours and fashion insights to art, adventure and sport experiences. Each… Read the full press release

Aerocircular expands its operations in North America with a new facility at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

MESA, AZ, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Belgium-based aircraft recycling/up-cycling service Aerocircular announced today (February 19, 2019) it’s expanding its operations in North America with a new facility at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona. The company is expected to create more than 130 jobs over five years in this fully autonomous maintenance, repair and overhaul… Read the full press release

Visby Airport inaugurates new, modern and fully integrated bag drop system

Stockholm, Sweden, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Now it will be even easier to fly from Visby Airport. On Wednesday, February 20, a new, modern and integrated bag drop system will be inaugurated at the airport. Visby Airport will thus be one of the first airports in the Nordic region to offer a fully integrated… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes China Southern’s three weekly flights from Vienna to Ürümqi and Guangzhou from June 18, 2019

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Further long haul-growth at Vienna Airport: Starting on June 18, 2019, China Southern, Asia’s largest airline, will operate three weekly flights from Vienna to Ürümqi and Guangzhou in the People’s Republic of China. The open jaw flight will depart from Vienna on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Chinese… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes All Nippon Airways’ all year long daily flights to Tokyo-Haneda

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today, February 17, 2019, All Nippon Airways (ANA) operates daily flights all year long between Vienna and Tokyo-Haneda. Japan is an important growth market for Vienna Airport and the entire economic and tourism location of Austria. Passenger volume from Vienna to Far Eastern destinations climbed 33% in… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the first Canopy by Hilton in Mexico and the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Monterrey

Properties introduce new brands in two of Mexico’s most vibrant cities, with first Canopy by Hilton in Mexico and first Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in Monterrey CANCÚN and MONTERREY, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (February 19, 2019) announces the signings of the first Canopy by Hilton in… Read the full press release

Hilton announces signing of Hilton Rome Eur – La Lama slated to open in 2020

Hilton Rome Eur – La Lama is due to open in 2020 with direct access to the Roma Convention Centre – “La Nuvola” ROME and MCLEAN, VA, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has signed a management agreement with long standing partners Icarus SpA to open Hilton Rome Eur – La Lama. Construction is underway on the… Read the full press release