Interstate Hotels & Resorts selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 hotels

Transitioning in 13 hotels and 1,285 rooms strengthens U.S. portfolio ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a strong start to 2019, Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces that it has been selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 hotels. From Texas to Washington state, the portfolio expands Interstate’s presence in… Read the full press release

Radisson Collection welcomes The May Fair Hotel to its collection of most exceptional hotels

The launch coincides with Radisson Collection’s first anniversary since its introduction to the Radisson Hotel Group brand architecture Edwardian Hotels London and Radisson Hotel Group are also announcing their intention for a 10 year extension to their strategic partnership BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu opens the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residences, Zakopane at the foothills of the Tatras Mountains in Poland

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is proud to announce the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residences, Zakopane at the foothills of the Tatras Mountains in Poland. The first Radisson Blu property to arrive in… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Old Town Riga opened its doors

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group’s new upscale hotel brand ‘Radisson’ has now opened its doors in Riga. Radisson Hotel Old Town Riga is developed in collaboration with the group’s long-term partner Astor Group, and is a rebranding of the former Astor Riga Hotel. Tom Flanagan Karttunen, Area Senior Vice President Northern… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport gifted 80 trees to local organisations to mark its 80th birthday

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the last few months communities across the region have been planting oak trees after Manchester Airport gifted 80 trees to local organisations to mark the year of its 80th birthday. Oak is the traditional anniversary gift for 80 years. From schools to sports clubs and charities to community… Read the full press release

Hyatt Celebrates Global Wellness Day 2019 with more than 400 Participating Properties

Hyatt hotels and spas proudly showcase their wellbeing offerings, designed to positively impact how colleagues, customers, and community members feel, fuel and function CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 8, 2019) celebrates Hyatt’s landmarks of wellbeing – Feel, Fuel and Function – by educating and encouraging colleagues and… Read the full press release

Hyatt and Lindblad Expeditions partner to provide World of Hyatt members with more unique ways to be rewarded

Members can be rewarded through one-of-a-kind land and sea adventures CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 4, 2019) announced that Hyatt and Lindblad Expeditions, a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, have formed a new loyalty collaboration that will provide World of Hyatt members with more unique… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the official reopening of Hôtel du Louvre following a complete renovation

The hotel will be the fifth property to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (June 6, 2019) the official reopening of Hôtel du Louvre following a complete renovation. As part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, a collection of distinct hotels with their own… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of Hyatt Regency Coco Beach Resort in Puerto Rico, set to open July 2019

Hotel marks Hyatt’s continued growth in the Caribbean region CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (June 4, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Coco Hotel 1 LLC for a new hotel, expected to open July 2019 as a Hyatt affiliated hotel and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International announces plans for new overnight stays in Tokyo, Japan in summer 2020

Tokyo’s New Cruise Terminal Will Debut with the World’s Most Technologically Advanced Ship MIAMI, FL, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In true Royal Caribbean International fashion, Spectrum of the Seas will once again raise the bar in the Asian cruise market as the revolutionary ship plans new overnight stays in Tokyo, Japan in summer 2020. Built to deliver great… Read the full press release

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

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  SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections to Santo Domingo from its hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth and Charlotte Douglas in the US. As a result, the oneworld carrier will double its direct flights to… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Allegiant’s new service from Cincinnati to Virginia Beach

HEBRON, Ky., 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (June 7, 2019) begins service from Cincinnati to Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks via Norfolk International Airport (ORF). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $71.* “Cincinnati-residents continue to be great supporters of our service, so we… Read the full press release

CLEAR launched at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — CLEAR, the secure identity company using biometrics to build a frictionless and secure world, launched at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), the 30th airport in its nationwide network. With CLEAR, travelers can verify their identity with a tap of the finger or the blink of an eye… Read the full press release

Air France announces commitment to eliminate 1,300 tons of single-use plastic by the end of 2019

Paris, France, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s the end of the road for plastic cutlery, cups, stirrers etc. For this year’s World Environment Day, passengers on flight AF378 from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Detroit were offered products made of bio-based materials instead of single-use plastic items usually distributed on board, in keeping with airline… Read the full press release

London Gatwick launches its Summer Festival for 2019

Back for a second year, Gatwick’s ‘Summer Festival’ will run until 30 September  £10,000 worth of vouchers will be given away to passengers across the summer and live festival entertainment will be staged throughout the airport’s terminals Younger passengers will have the chance to meet their favourite book characters – while an exclusive gin and… Read the full press release

Al Haramain Tours Launch to Streamline Hajj and Umrah Deals and Transport It Into the Customised Packages

Alharamain Hajj and Umrah Tours

BLACKBURN, UK, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Haramain is one of the reputed names in the field of Hajj and Umrah. The way our clients express their gratitude after availing the service of Umrah and Hajj Packages, is our major strength. We always work for satisfaction of the visitors because they are going… Read the full press release

Gatwick noise footprint shrinks by 7% in 2018

Gatwick welcomes reduction but recognises that more must be done to reduce noise further New aircraft are up to 50% quieter than the aircraft they replace and are set to become the new ‘workhorses’ of Gatwick’s fleet This 7% noise footprint reduction builds on a 4% fall in 2017 (54dBA Leq) LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-10 —… Read the full press release

Sustainable Travel: From this autumn, tax-free sales will therefore cease on SAS flights

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Every step on the way to sustainable travel is important. From this autumn, tax-free sales will therefore cease on SAS flights. This will reduce the overall weight of our aircraft, which in turn will save fuel and cut emissions. SAS’s efforts to improve the sustainability of its operations… Read the full press release

SAS expands its award-winning concept ‘New Nordic by SAS’ with two vegetarian menus

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — From June, SAS is expanding its award-winning concept ‘New Nordic by SAS’ with two vegetarian menus. The concept is based on seasonal dishes made from local produce. The vegetarian menus are prepared with refined ingredients of Nordic provenance, such as Vreta yellow peas, Slätte Gård field peas and… Read the full press release

PATA announces organisational partnership with Awecademy

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with Awecademy, a future-focused educational content provider that creates personalised learning playlists and individualised learning pathways for learners globally. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The world is evolving at an accelerated pace with technological innovations disrupting… Read the full press release

Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport as of 1 September 2019. The five-year contract complements Swissport’s existing business with the airline in Geneva and at Basel‘s EuroAirport. Swissport will service some 120 daily easyJet flights at the three Swiss airports combined. On a global level easyJet relies… Read the full press release

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase over the previous year

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows. For the seventh year in a row, tourism exports grew faster than merchandise exports (+3%), reflecting solid… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 kick-off

Qatar Airways staff offering a multitude of activities throughout the four-week competition Airline supports teenage Brazilian footballer on trip-of-a-lifetime to Paris and then to Doha DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part in the… Read the full press release

British Airways gained the top spot in Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ short-haul fleet has topped Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table, based on its environmental performance from January to March this year. The airline gained the top spot because of its new, more fuel-efficient aircraft, consistent adherence to routes designed to reduce noise for local communities… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the signing of Hilton Melbourne Square, opening in early 2023

SYDNEY and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (June 3, 2019) announced the signing of Hilton Melbourne Square. Hilton Melbourne Square will be a major meetings and events hotel and will join the recent signing of Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street, reinforcing Hilton’s push to strengthen its presence in the Melbourne… Read the full press release

Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort recognized with World Travel Awards™ for 2019 Cape Verde’s Leading Hotel

Santa Maria, Sal Island, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort was awarded the prestigious World Travel Awards™ for 2019 Cape Verde’s Leading Hotel. World Travel Awards™ presents the award based on votes from the general public and travel industry professionals, annually. This year marked the 26thedition of World Travel Awards Gala, which occurred on… Read the full press release

Lufthansa equips all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG (Electrocardiogram) system CardioSecur

Mobile ECG system will improve medical care for emergencies on all long-haul Lufthansa flights Assists cockpit crews when making decisions regarding medical emergencies Also new: Lufthansa passengers can now book medical travel assistance COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul… Read the full press release

UK CAA advises LGBTQ travellers to ensure their package holiday bookings are protected this Pride Month

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As June heralds in a new Pride Month, cities across the world are preparing for an historic succession of parades, with WorldPride hosted in New York this year, for the first time ever. In the UK, thousands of people will attend the 117 pride events taking place across… Read the full press release

Emirates starts A380 services between Boston and Amman for the summer season peak

First scheduled seasonal services commence for summer DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ first scheduled A380 services have just touched down in Boston and Amman for the summer season peak. The first scheduled A380 service landed in Amman on 1 June at 1555hrs local time and the second A380 service from Dubai… Read the full press release

Emirates transforms old advertising billboards into hundreds of reusable bags to celebrate World Environment Day

Embarks on an innovative recycling project for World Environment Day Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Environment Day, Emirates gave its old advertising billboards in South Africa a new lease of life, transforming the PVC Flex material into hundreds of reusable bags. In an effort to spread the message of… Read the full press release