Southwest Airlines selects AWS as preferred cloud provider for digital transformation

Southwest Airlines uses AWS to optimize operations, streamline infrastructure costs, and advance delivery of digital customer experiences SEATTLE, WA, 2023-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider as the airline advances… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines expands international options with new nonstop routes from Kansas City and Long Beach airports

Airline publishes flight schedule through Nov. 4, 2023, offering up to 4,575 flights a day; Adds more international service from Kansas City, Mo.; Plus, Southwest goes to the Northwest from Long Beach with nonstop service to Boise, Idaho, and Portland, Ore.  DALLAS, TX, 2023-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is preparing… Read the full press release

Take to the Skies and Soar Above the Majestic Masai Mara: Book a Flying Safari with Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2023-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Coming from Nairobi the first glimpses of the spectacular rift Valley are breathtaking. The escarpment on which the city rests crashes sheer to the floor of a volcano-studded valley hundreds of meters below, across which savannah grasslands reach out beyond the horizons. In the view could speak… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality Enhances H Rewards Loyalty Program with More Flexibility and Personalization for Over 200 Million Members, Introduces Next Generation IntercityHotel and Zleep Hotels Danish Design Concept

Frankfurt am Main/Berlin, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality announces comprehensive enhancements to its loyalty program, H Rewards, providing more flexibility, benefits and personalization to over 200 million members. Deutsche Hospitality introduces its partnership with Fritz Hansen, a leading Danish design company. The next generation IntercityHotel brand is being revealed with urban design,… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in Brooklyn with boundary-pushing design and dining venues

A playful vibe, eclectic interior design, and four new dining and drinking venues from the team behind broken shaker NEW YORK, NY, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Williamsburg debuts today (MARCH 7, 2023) as the brand’s first hotel in Brooklyn, featuring interiors by BASILE Studio in collaboration with Lightstone Design Studio and four new… Read the full press release

Marriott International to bring iconic luxury brand, The Ritz-Carlton, to Phuket in 2025 with new property at stunning Andaman Sea location

The Ritz-Carlton, Phuket is slated to debut on Thailand’s island paradise in 2025 PHUKET, THAILAND, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., announced plans to introduce The Ritz-Carlton, its iconic luxury brand, to Phuket, Thailand following the signing of an agreement with Asset World Corporation (AWC). The agreement stipulates plans for the strategic… Read the full press release

IHG’s voco brand continues rapid expansion, driving growth in conversion space

The emerging IHG Hotels & Resorts’ brand reaches milestone in just five years of its first-ever hotel opening DENHAM, UK, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Launched in 2018, voco hotels has quickly become the fastest-growing brand within IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Premium collection with properties in 18 countries and new-to-market hotels opening in Japan,… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts opens new beachfront hotel, voco Dubai The Palm, offering guests a slice of ‘voco life’ with rooftop pool and Mediterranean lounge bar

voco Dubai The Palm is now open on West Palm’s beachfront Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 6,000 hotels, is making waves with the opening of voco Dubai The Palm, a brand-new beachfront hotel situated on the iconic… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts signs management agreement for new Hotel Indigo in innovative Nonprofit City in Riyadh

The signing is aligned with IHG’s ongoing support of the Saudi Vision 2030 by bringing new hospitality experiences that align with ongoing developments in the Kingdom Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a Management Agreement with… Read the full press release

DFW Airport Anticipates Record Spring Break Travel Numbers with Over 4.2 Million Passengers Expected

Dallas, TX, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) anticipates welcoming over 4.2 million passengers for the Spring Break period from Mar. 2, through Mar. 20. This reflects a 14.3% increase compared to last year and an 11.8% increase when compared to Spring Break 2019. This increase underscores the strong… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority appoints Chris Dinsdale as new President & CEO to lead growth and improve customer experience

CALGARY, AB, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Matthew Heffernan, Chair of the Board of The Calgary Airport Authority, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Dinsdale as the new President & CEO of The Calgary Airport Authority (The Authority/YYC). After an extensive international search, Chris Dinsdale was identified as the best strategic leader… Read the full press release

CWT Appointed as Corporate Travel Management Partner for Antengene Corporation Limited in Asia Pacific and North America

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT today (March 08, 2023) announced that it has been appointed by biopharmaceutical company Antengene Corporation Limited (Antengene) as its corporate travel management partner for Asia Pacific and North America, following a competitive two-month RFP process. Founded in Shanghai in 2017, Antengene now has branch offices in… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group Exhibits at ITB Berlin 2023, Discusses Growth and Expansion Plans

Brussels / Berlin, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — From 7th – 9th March 2023, Radisson Hotel Group is exhibiting at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, and first face-to-face edition of ITB following the pandemic. Radisson Hotel Group will be meeting with clients, partners, tour operators, and press to discuss key strategic… Read the full press release

Radisson RED to Debut in Thailand with Vibrant New Property in Phuket

Phuket, Thailand, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — 390-key Radisson RED Phuket Patong Beach will introduce a new era of bold, social and hyper-connected hospitality to this popular destination, as part of a nationwide expansion strategy. Radisson Hotel Group will introduce an exciting new era of social and stylish hospitality to Thailand following the signing of… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group Launches ‘Basics’ Verification Scheme to Drive Sustainable Tourism Worldwide

Together with thousands of hotels, destinations and OTAs Radisson Hotel Group supports Hotel Sustainability Basics  Inaugural partners include destinations, major international hotel groups and tourist resorts  Research shows almost all hotels are aware of their responsibility to the planet Brussels, Belgium, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Together with the WTTC, top brands, associations and… Read the full press release

Rilakkuma and Friends Debut at Changi Airport in Singapore with Whimsical Carnival

Go on whimsical Rilakkuma-themed rides, pose at insta-worthy photo spots and bring home Changi-exclusive Rilakkuma merchandise SINGAPORE, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Don your most kawaii getup and join Rilakkuma and friends as they saunter into Changi Airport for the first time this March! From now till 1 May 2023, these lovable characters are making their… Read the full press release

Hilton and Ruby Rose Host Star-Studded Gala to Launch Nationwide Partnership with Minus18

Sydney, Australia, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A star-studded crowd came together at Hilton Sydney for the first Rainbow Formal gala event to launch Hilton’s nationwide partnership with LGBTQIA+ charity organisation, Minus18, backed by queer icon and advocate, actor, model and DJ, Ruby Rose ​during Sydney’s WorldPride. Hilton’s ​support will see an expanded footprint for… Read the full press release

Guest Houses in Lewis and Harris Score Five-Star Awards from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A pair of guest houses on Lewis and Harris have scored five-star awards from VisitScotland. Broad Bay House in Back, Lewis and Ceòl na Mara near Tarbert, Harris were awarded five-star rating gold and five-star awards respectively by the national tourism organisation on their first reviews since the… Read the full press release

Airports Council International and Amadeus announce winners of Airport Service Quality Awards

Awards based on leading global measurement and benchmarking program for airport experience Montreal, Canada, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World, in partnership with travel technology company Amadeus, has today (March 6, 2023) announced the winners of this year’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards, recognizing the best airports for customer experience… Read the full press release

Visit Denmark’s new AI campaign brings famous icons to life to promote authentic tourism experiences

Visit Denmark’s new activation campaign is using AI (and the help of some very famous faces) to put the country on the map.  Copenhagen, Denmark, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A new activation campaign from tourism organisation VisitDenmark wants to put the country of LEGO®, ‘hygge’ and H.C. Andersen on the map as the… Read the full press release

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort Wins Gold Rank in DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort is honoured to announce that the InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort has been voted as “Best Hotels in the Maldives” Gold Rank in the DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2023. The DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards rely on the votes of readers and travellers to determine… Read the full press release

ELE|NA Elements of Nature Spa at OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI Wins Global Award for Luxury Holistic Spa Experience

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — ELE|NA Elements of Nature at OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI won the Global Winner World Luxury Spa Awards 2022 in the ‘Luxury Holistic Spa’ category. The World Luxury Spa Awards is the pinnacle of achievement in the luxury spa industry offering international recognition as voted for by guests, travellers,… Read the full press release

Mekong Region Travel Boosted by Re-imagined Website

BANGKOK, 2023-Mar-8 — /Travel PR News/ — ​ The official website of Mekong Tourism has been re-imagined with a range of dynamic new digital elements for a variety of visitors – from consumer travellers to academics and researchers, from journalists to sustainable tourism advocates. Managed by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO), the new-look… Read the full press release

WTTC launches Hotel Sustainability Basics scheme to drive responsible and sustainable tourism

Global tourism body announces verification scheme for Basics  Thousands of hotels, destinations and OTAs support Hotel Sustainability Basics  Inaugural partners include destinations, major international hotel groups and tourist resorts  Research shows almost all hotels are aware of their responsibility to the planet  Berlin, Germany, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Travel & Tourism… Read the full press release

​Book Now, Ski Next Season: 50% Off Stays At Panorama Mountain Resort With Frontier Ski

KENT, UK, 2023-Mar-8 — /Travel PR News/ — ​Book Now, Ski Next Season: 50% Off Stays At Panorama Mountain Resort With Frontier Ski, a provider of bespoke, tailor made ski and snowboard holidays across North America for over 30 years. ​It’s never too early to start thinking about next season’s ski holiday, as North American… Read the full press release

Four Seasons’ Daniela Trovato Promoted to Regional Vice President and General Manager of South Florida Properties

Overseeing four iconic properties as a luxury hospitality leader in South Florida Surfside, Florida, U.S.A., 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts leader Daniela Trovato has been promoted to Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel and Residences at The Surf Club, with regional responsibilities including guidance of South Florida’s four… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary through Corporate Social Responsibility

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2023-Mar-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach is celebrating its 5th anniversary. Some promotions have been offered from a discounted room rate with exclusive benefits to special menus offered by its Japanese flavors at Nagisa Japanese Izakaya Dining Experience and the Italian cuisine at Giorgio Italian Ristorante… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Houston partners with Vivrelle to offer guests luxury accessories

Houston’s downtown destination is first in the South with exclusive offering Houston, U.S.A., 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Houston, named the #1 hotel in Houston and the #19 hotel in the world by Condé Nast Traveler, announces its new partnership with Vivrelle, the first-of-its-kind membership club offering access to a shared closet of designer handbags… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport named “Best Airport in Europe” for the seventh time by ASQ Award

Zurich Airport won the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award in the 25 to 40 million passengers in Europe category for the seventh time. Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In a year marked by recovery and the rapid ramp-up of operations, Zurich Airport again managed to win the ASQ Award as “Best Airport… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport to Conduct Periodic Navigation System Checks with Measurement Flights in 2023

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — During the periods from March 13 to 18 and May 1 to 6, 2023, the periodic measurement flights for checking the navigation systems will take place at Zurich Airport. The flights will take place in the afternoon and partly at night until two o’clock in the morning… Read the full press release