Blue Islands Awards £25,000 in Free Flights to Support Channel Islanders’ Ambitions

(IN SHORT) Blue Islands has announced the latest beneficiaries of its flight funding programme, which provides free flights to help Channel Islanders pursue their ambitions. This year, 300 flights worth over £25,000 were awarded to individuals in sports, charities, and the arts. Among the recipients is 10-year-old Archie Greier from Jersey, a promising snooker player… Read the full press release

Explore the Magic of Rajasthan: Specially Designed Family Tour Packages

Rajasthan, 2024-Jul-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Rajasthan, known as the “Land of Kings,” is a vibrant and culturally rich state in India. It’s a place where history comes alive through majestic forts, palaces, and colorful festivals. For families looking for an unforgettable vacation, Rajasthan offers a perfect blend of adventure, culture, and relaxation. Let’s… Read the full press release

Triumph for Zambian tourism sector as Zambia is named Best Leisure Destination in Africa in 2024 Global Traveller Awards

Zambia, 2024-Jul-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the announcement that Zambia has been named as the Best Leisure Destination in Africa in the 2024 Global Traveller Awards, Laurie Burr, Complex General Manager at The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara, acknowledges this prestigious recognition as a testament to the relentless dedication and unparalleled hospitality of… Read the full press release

Unveil Kenya’s Wild Beauty with Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya

(IN SHORT) Planning a trip to Kenya? Enhance your adventure with Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya. They offer diverse tour packages including wildlife safaris, cultural tours, and beach getaways. With customizable itineraries, expert guides, and convenient online booking, Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya ensures a memorable and hassle-free experience. Their commitment to sustainable tourism supports local communities and conservation… Read the full press release

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts: Family-Friendly Destinations Around the Globe

(IN SHORT) Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, known for its family-friendly hospitality, offers unforgettable experiences across over 120 properties in 35 countries. From free ice cream and Chocolate Hour at Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne to pirate-themed kids’ clubs in Bali and family suites in Bangkok, Mövenpick caters to guests of all ages with activities and amenities designed… Read the full press release

Sheraton Lanzhou Anning Opens as the 100th Sheraton Hotel in Greater China

(IN SHORT) Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy, has opened Sheraton Lanzhou Anning in Gansu province’s Anning District, marking its 100th hotel in Greater China. Positioned along the scenic Yellow River and easily accessible from major transport hubs, the hotel embodies Sheraton’s brand spirit of “The World’s Gathering Place” with a modern design… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s Luxury Group Unveils New Insights on Affluent Travelers in Asia Pacific

(IN SHORT) A recent study by Marriott International’s Luxury Group reveals evolving travel preferences among affluent travelers across six key Asia-Pacific markets. The research indicates that 68% of high-net-worth (HNW) individuals plan to increase their spending on leisure travel in the next year, with 74% opting for intra-regional holidays. Australia tops the list of preferred… Read the full press release

InterContinental Table Bay Cape Town: A New Chapter in Luxury Hospitality

Set to open in 2025 after refurbishment, InterContinental Table Bay Cape Town will build on the legacy of the property and write a new era of luxury hospitality in the country. (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts will introduce the InterContinental brand in Cape Town with the signing of InterContinental Table Bay Cape Town, set… Read the full press release

Pilgrim’s progress: pilgrimages have soared in popularity by 659,000% since the 1970s.

  London, United Kingdom, 2024-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As recently as the early 1980’s, Europe’s pilgrim trails were in danger of being forgotten yet, today, they have become hugely popular with people looking to bring meaning to their travels, according to new research. Lily Smith, a leading travel expert from Monasteries.com, says: ‘From a… Read the full press release

Accor Launches Paris 2024 Campaign Celebrating Hospitality and Inclusion

(IN SHORT) Accor, a leading global hospitality brand and a key partner of Paris 2024, has launched an advertising campaign for the upcoming Paris Olympics. Directed by Vincent Lobelle, the campaign focuses on creating cherished memories through the exceptional service of Accor’s Heartists® across its 1,700 hotels in France. Highlighting moments where staff go above… Read the full press release

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Sets Sail for Asia-Pacific with Luxury Superyacht Luminara

(IN SHORT) The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region with its new luxury superyacht, Luminara, offering 10 distinct voyages from December 2025 to May 2026. These cruises will visit 28 ports across 10 countries, including Vietnam, the Philippines, Japan, and Thailand, promising exclusive and culturally immersive experiences. The collection aims to redefine… Read the full press release

Cai Feng Lou’s ’10 Bites of 2024′: A Fusion of Tradition and Innovation in Chinese Fine Dining

A trendy, fine dining experience catering to the latest in taste and consumer needs (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts’ upscale dining brand, Cai Feng Lou, introduces “10 Bites of Cai Feng Lou 2024”, a new menu featuring ten signature dishes blending traditional Cantonese flavors with regional influences. Launching nationwide on July 15th, these dishes… Read the full press release

Qantas and Jetstar to Launch Expanded Flight Services to Vanuatu, Enhancing Travel Options for Australians

(IN SHORT) Qantas and Jetstar have announced plans to increase their flight offerings to Vanuatu, introducing up to nine return flights per week from Australian cities. Starting in September 2024, Qantas will operate three weekly flights between Brisbane and Port Vila, with potential to expand to five based on demand. Jetstar will begin offering up… Read the full press release

Tourism News: New Boutique Resort in Central Vietnam Goes Big on Technology-led Wellness

When it opens in September, the Wafaifo Resort in heritage city of Hoi An will offer epigenetic testing, hyperbaric chambers, sleep technology and infrared saunas as part of its comprehensive wellness offering for tourists   HOI AN, VIETNAM, 2024-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The new Wafaifo Resort Hoi An in Vietnam, which opens 1… Read the full press release

Unbeatable Offers from FlightsChannel on Business Class Flights

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Las Vegas, USA, 2024-June-26 — /Travel PR News/ — There are various reasons why you would choose to fly in a business class cabin. When you choose flights from any airline or any OTA (Online Travel Agency) they give you the option of different cabins, economy, premium economy, business class and first class. Each cabin… Read the full press release

Hyatt Debuts Destination by Hyatt Brand in Latin America with The Legend Paracas Resort in Peru

The opening marks the introduction of the Destination by Hyatt brand in Latin America (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation and El Pardo Hospitality have opened The Legend Paracas Resort, introducing the Destination by Hyatt brand to Latin America. Located on the Peruvian coast between the Paracas Nature Reserve and the Pacific Ocean, the 124-suite resort… Read the full press release

Finnair Unveils New Spacious Lounge at Helsinki Airport

(IN SHORT) Finnair will open a new, more spacious lounge on the Schengen side of Helsinki Airport on July 9, 2024. The lounge, located near gate 21, can accommodate up to 440 guests and includes a special Platinum Corner for Finnair Plus Platinum and Platinum Lumo members. Designed by Studio Joanna Laajisto, the lounge features… Read the full press release

Accor and Global Corporations Form Advisory Council to Shape Future of Corporate Travel

The global hospitality Group and representatives from 17 international corporations form an advisory council to design and shape a new era of corporate travel and meetings for 2025 and beyond (IN SHORT) Accor, a leading global hospitality group, has formed the Accor Global Leadership Council (GLC) in partnership with executive travel managers and buyers from… Read the full press release

Air France-KLM’s Socio-Economic Impact: A Comprehensive Study

The Group generates 1.9% of French GDP and 2.3% of Dutch GDP;  • An estimated 552,570 jobs in France and 267,996 jobs in the Netherlands depend directly or indirectly on Air France-KLM;  • For each job created by Air France-KLM in France, 11 jobs are created in the French economy. For each job created in… Read the full press release

UN Tourism Celebrates Designation of 2027 as International Year of Sustainable and Resilient Tourism

UN Tourism has joined its Members in celebrating the establishment of 2027 as the International Year of Sustainable and Resilient Tourism. (IN SHORT) UN Tourism has designated 2027 as the International Year of Sustainable and Resilient Tourism. The announcement was celebrated at UN Tourism’s Madrid headquarters with ambassadors from 24 Member States, including the Ambassador of Uzbekistan, which… Read the full press release

Kevin Costner’s Horizon To Spark Utah Travel Boom, Says Frontier America

Snow Canyon State Park is a 7,400-acre scenic park quietly tucked amid lava flows and soaring sandstone cliffs ©Perry Kibler Kent, UK 2024-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — As the eagerly anticipated release of Kevin Costner’s Horizon: An American Saga approaches, leading tour operator Frontier America is gearing up for a “set-jetting” boom. Scheduled for… Read the full press release

Experience the Majesty of Masai Mara with Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya: A Blend of Wildlife Adventure and Cultural Immersion

(IN SHORT) Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers a variety of local tours and trips from Nairobi to the Masai Mara National Reserve. These tours provide travelers with an opportunity to experience breathtaking landscapes, diverse wildlife, and the Great Migration. In addition to wildlife adventures, the tours also offer cultural immersion with visits to Maasai villages. Accommodations… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport Unveils Major Terminal Revamp Ahead of Busy Summer Season

(IN SHORT) Christchurch Airport has announced a comprehensive refurbishment of its terminal facilities ahead of the busy summer season, marking the largest upgrade since its opening in 2013. The project includes 12 new eateries, expanded retail spaces, upgraded amenities like bathrooms and a children’s play area, and a revamped food court. Local entrepreneurs and global… Read the full press release

Emirates Marks One-Year Milestone of Premium Economy Success on Singapore-Dubai Route

(IN SHORT) Emirates celebrates one year since launching its Premium Economy product on the Singapore-Dubai route, having served 26,000 passengers on nearly 730 A380 flights. Popular among families and solo travelers, the Premium Economy cabin offers enhanced comfort with spacious seating, amenities like in-seat charging, and exclusive beverage options. Emirates plans to continue expanding this… Read the full press release

MSpa International Recognized with Top Honors at Thailand Wellness Asia Summit 2024

(IN SHORT) MSpa International, part of Minor Hotels, received two prestigious awards at the Thailand Wellness Asia Summit 2024 (TWAS) in Bangkok. Founder William E. Heinecke was honored for his contributions to global wellness hospitality tourism, while Sandie Johannessen was recognized for her visionary leadership in spa and wellness excellence. TWAS, a prominent event in… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport and DOC Celebrate New Inter-Terminal Walkway Showcasing New Zealand’s Scenic Trails

Auckland Airport together with the Department of Conservation (DOC) are celebrating the beautiful walks of Aotearoa New Zealand along the airport’s short walk between terminals, known as ‘the green line’ Improved shade and shelter for pedestrians as the walkway route changes to keep travellers safe and make way for construction bringing together domestic jet and… Read the full press release

dnata Strengthens US Footprint with New Operations at Raleigh-Durham Airport

Expansion represents an investment of US$ 2 million and creates 25 new, local jobs with the company (IN SHORT) Global air and travel services provider dnata has expanded its operations to Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in the USA. This US$ 2 million investment will create over 25 new local jobs. Lufthansa, operating five weekly flights… Read the full press release

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL NAMES LONG-TIME ASSOCIATE, DAVID BEERS NEW, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF CHOICE HOTELS EMEA

Amsterdam – 2024-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Long-time Choice Hotels International executive, David Beers has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Choice Hotels EMEA. As the new CEO of Choice Hotels EMEA, David will focus on strategic growth and financial performance for the region, which currently counts nearly 400 open hotels located in 17… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Introduces Enhanced In-Flight Entertainment Options for Short and Medium-Haul Flights

(IN SHORT) Lufthansa has introduced new in-flight entertainment options for short and medium-haul flights, enhancing passenger experience with free access to around 45 German and English-language magazines via the FlyNet® Wi-Fi portal. This service extends to personal electronic devices and seat monitors across all classes, including those on long-haul flights featuring the new Allegris cabin…. Read the full press release

Accor Unveils The Whimsy Hotel & Spa Saint-Martin – MGallery Collection, First of Its Kind in the Caribbean

The Whimsy Hotel & Spa Saint-Martin – MGallery Collection is a Dynamic New Development in the Caribbean (IN SHORT) Accor, in partnership with Terres de Légendes, has announced the development of The Whimsy Hotel & Spa Saint-Martin – MGallery Collection, set to open in 2025. Located in Marigot on the French side of Saint-Martin, this… Read the full press release