London swings again!

LONDON, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With the Majority of pandemic restrictions now lifted in England, Accor celebrates the return of British art, music, theatre, food & culture at some of London’s best hotels “There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere,” the legendary fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood once said, and the… Read the full press release

PANTANELLI DI VENDICARI a favore di un soggiorno perfetto

Roma, Lazio, 2021-Lug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Sulla strada del ritorno da Vendicari e qualche giorno di pace e benessere. PANTANELLI di VENDICARI, a favore di un soggiorno perfetto come quello che ho avuto il piacere di vivere. A sud della città di Noto, Sicilia. All’interno di un’oasi naturale, Oasi di Vendicari. Una location… Read the full press release

Boeing releases its first Sustainability Report

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (July 26, 2021) released its first Sustainability Report. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards. “In September 2020, amidst… Read the full press release

Boeing selected to provide pilot training solutions for United Aviate Academy

Boeing’s pilot training solutions include initial cadet assessment materials, Jeppesen Academy digital courseware, Jeppesen electronic charts, ForeFlight mobile solutions and pilot supplies Boeing presents cadet with scholarship to attend United Aviate Academy OSHKOSH, Wis., 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — United Aviate Academy has selected Boeing (NYSE:BA) to provide a comprehensive suite of training tools,… Read the full press release

Aegean Airlines relocates to Manchester Airport’s new-look ‘super-terminal’

Greek airline will now operate from Terminal Two starting on Tuesday (27th July) World Duty Free Express unit now open in Terminal Two Departures, with Pret-a-Manger and Starbucks in Arrivals slated for opening in early August To see the new Terminal Two check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rTvzbc7VEY Manchester, UK, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Aegean Airlines… Read the full press release

Training program launch: The IATA – UNIGE Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Sustainability in Aviation

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE). While sustainability has played an important role in the industry for many years, it is a key priority as the sector rebuilds from the effects of the… Read the full press release

Aviation decarbonisation projects supported by British Airways shortlisted for Government funding

Eight projects have been shortlisted for funding by the Department for Transport’s Green Fuels, Green Skies competition – part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, announced in November 2020  The grants will drive meaningful progress towards the development of sustainable aviation fuel plants in the UK and the decarbonization of the aviation industry  Projects… Read the full press release

Wheelie wacky – From a stay in a VW crafter commissioned by Keith Flint of The Prodigy to an eclectic campervan with a fossil museum, PaulCamper unveils cool and quirky motorhomes and campervans for rent

Range of cool, fun and quirky campers are available to rent for staycations starting from under £100 a night PaulCamper would also like owners to join them London,UK 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Brits are getting adventurous with staycation accommodation and with more people looking for unique places to spend the night, PaulCamper, Europe’s… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines now offers its everyday low-fares within Sabre, Travelport, and Amadeus

Southwest Airlines now offers its everyday low-fares within all three major global distribution systems including Sabre, Travelport, and Amadeus DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (“Company”) today (Jul 26, 2021) began offering flights for sale within Sabre’s global distribution system (GDS), the leading corporate booking channel in the US…. Read the full press release

MSC Group, Fincantieri and Snam team up to design and build the world’s first oceangoing hydrogen-powered cruise ship

Partnership will initially conduct feasibility study to examine requirements to build the ship and its supply infrastructure Aim is to bring attention to the need for the take up of hydrogen fuel in shipping to achieve decarbonisation and to attract much-needed public and private investments to make this possible at scale Initiative part of MSC’s… Read the full press release

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok supports setting up of field beds for COVID-19 patients’ at Wat Borom Niwat School

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok Managing Director Richard Schestak, supported by members of the hotel’s management team, presented 100 discarded duvets to Ms Masawan Pinsuwan, Director of Pathumwan District Office, and Mr Prachuab Noiarmat, Chief of Environment and Sanitation Section. The donation is to support the setting up… Read the full press release

Hotel Amigo pays tribute to poet and musician Serge Gainsbourg

London, UK, 2021-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Amigo was one of Serge Gainsbourg’s favourite places to stay. The poet and musician, renowned for his infamous melodies and mythical relationship with the iconic British model and singer Jane Birkin, considered it his home-from- home. From playing the piano to the great surprise of other… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services and LATAM Airlines extends cargo handling contract at Barcelona Airport

LATAM Airlines has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a cargo handling contract extension at Barcelona Airport. PARIS, FRANCE, 2021-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Having initially appointed WFS in Barcelona in 2018, LATAM has now signed a new three-year agreement for WFS to handle cargo onboard its Boeing 767 operations, carrying import and export shipments… Read the full press release

Accor expands presence in Greece with the opening of Mercure Rhodes Alexia

The hotel becomes the first Mercure property in the country, expanding Accor’s presence in Greece RHODES, GREECE, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mercure is excited to announce its entry into Greece with the opening of Mercure Rhodes Alexia, a stylish city retreat on the island of Rhodes. The new hotel becomes Accor’s most recent… Read the full press release

East London charitable projects to benefit from City Airport Community Fund grants

Community Fund provides financial backing to local groups working to build stronger, safer, and healthier communities in East London 12 local charities and not for profit organisations awarded £3k grants to enable significant and positive change for East Londoners Funding from the airport’s Community Fund reaches a total of £75,000 in 2021 London, UK, 2021-Jul-24… Read the full press release

803,589 passengers traveled through Kansas City International Airport in June 2021, 234 percent up vs June 2020

Kansas City, MO, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that during June, 803,589 passengers traveled through Kansas City International Airport. This was an increase of 233.9 percent compared to June 2020. By comparison, the June 2021 passenger count was 28.1 percent less than June 2019. Year-to-date,… Read the full press release

JetBlue new flights to Boston and New York from Kansas City (MCI) to start on March 27, 2022

Kansas City, MO, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In April, JetBlue announced its intent to begin serving Kansas City. It is now official and Kansas City will have a new airline in March, 2022. Today (7/20/2021) JetBlue published flight schedules and began selling tickets for their new nonstop service between Kansas City International Airport… Read the full press release

KLM: all necessary COVID-19 travel documents can be checked in advance with the airline’s new service COVID-19 check | Upload@Home

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM customers travelling to a selected number of destinations can now have the necessary COVID-19 travel documents checked in advance. KLM’s COVID-19 check | Upload@Home is a new service that allows customers to travel well-prepared and smoothly. KLM understands that travelling with all the COVID-19-related requirements can… Read the full press release

Summer 2022: TUI will increase its frequency of flights to over six destinations from Bristol Airport

Increased flying to over six destinations from Bristol Airport Reintroduced route to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from Bristol Airport London, UK, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI UK announces the expansion of its holiday programme for summer 2022 from Bristol Airport with the reintroduction of flights to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and increased flying… Read the full press release

Convenient COVID-19 testing service now available at Bristol Airport

London, UK, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Katalyst Laboratories has partnered with Nuffield Health and Bristol Airport to offer a convenient COVID-19 testing service located at the airport. All tests are analysed at the on-site laboratory run by Nuffield Health with tests provided by Katalyst Laboratories, a government authorised distributor of SARS-CoV-2 rapid testing… Read the full press release

UNWTO: domestic tourism continues to rebound in many parts of the world

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The biggest crisis in the history of tourism continues into a second year. Between January and May, international tourist arrivals were 85% below 2019 levels (or a 65% drop on 2020), UNWTO data shows. Despite a small uptick in May, the emergence of COVID-19 variants and the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport unveils major five-year digital transformation programme

The investment includes Amazon Alexa functionality – a first for any airport in Northern Ireland Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a six-figure investment, George Best Belfast City Airport has launched a major five-year, digital transformation programme aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The first phase of the innovative programme, accelerated… Read the full press release

10 new concession agreements at O’Hare International Airport to offer passengers with a variety of new low touch amenities

Chicago, IL, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — At City Council today (July 21, 2021), Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot introduced an ordinance providing for 10 new concession agreements at O’Hare International Airport. The agreements follow a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) issued in July 2020 to provide passengers with a variety of new low touch… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific successfully trials the Commons Project’s CommonPass app on two live flights between Hong Kong and Singapore

Moving a step closer to hassle-free international air travel Hong Kong, China, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues to demonstrate the viability of digital health passes by successfully conducting two live flight trials involving volunteer customers travelling between Hong Kong and Singapore using The Commons Project’s CommonPass app earlier this month. The… Read the full press release

The most picturesque campsites in the UK

lusty glaze beach

LONDON, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As a heatwave continues to warm up the UK and school holidays almost here, Brits will be looking for ways to make the most of the summer sun. With staycations and mini-breaks on the cards for many holidaymakers, the consumer spending experts at money.co.uk wanted to find out which… Read the full press release

IATA’s travel and tourism diploma courses now offered to US based travel industry professionals

Montreal, Canada, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN), a department of IATA serving the US travel and tourism industry, announced that IATA’s globally recognized travel and tourism diploma courses are now being offered to existing and aspiring travel industry professionals based… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils completely re-designed kids’ area and line-up of brand-new kids’ entertainment onboard MSC Seashore

A larger-than-ever dedicated kids’ area with futuristic space-themed rooms The family experience has been re-designed with brand-new activities, specially created to amaze children of all ages 98 hours of kids and family entertainment per seven-night sailing, endless fun for everyone! Geneva, Switzerland , 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises today (21 June, 2021) released… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises publishes its 2020 Sustainability Report

Report focuses on how MSC Cruises navigated the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, adapted its operations and prepared for the return of guests and crew Outlines how the Company’s Industry-leading Health & Safety Protocol allowed a safe and sustainable resumption sailing in the Western Med in August 2020 And despite the pandemic, how MS… Read the full press release

“Chicago In Tune”: New citywide festival celebrating Chicago’s diverse and legendary music scene and the 2021 Year of Chicago Music

Highlights include new “Music Lives Here” historical markers and Record Row concerts; workshops for musicians; Rock, Hip-Hop, House and Latinx music fests in neighborhood parks; and Gospel, Jazz, House and Blues concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs… Read the full press release

The World’s Favourite Natural Wonders

niagara falls

LONDON, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With vaccinations starting to roll out worldwide and certain countries begin to lift restrictions, holidays phrases like ‘summer vacation 2021’ and ‘holidays’ have risen by over 5,000% in the past month worldwide. As holiday excitement grows and people have been saving up for their dream trips, SaveOnEnergy.com/uk wanted to… Read the full press release