Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok to re-open its River Wing following the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok will re-open its River Wing on 11 November 2019, concluding the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history. In keeping with the successful restoration of the Authors’ and Garden Wings in 2016, the River Wing renovation has been designed to confirm this historic hotel’s position… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport marks the 100th birthday of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the 7th of October, marks the 100th birthday of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier of the Netherlands. In honour of the big day, Helsinki Airport is decorating KLM’s departure gates and offering treats to passengers. The KLM logo features an image of a crown, which… Read the full press release

Lufthansa names its first Airbus A321neo “Aachen”

An Airbus named Aachen: First Lufthansa Airbus A321neo christened by Minister-President Armin Laschet New flying ambassador for the European city The Lufthansa Group is investing continuously in the modernization of its fleet  Spohr: Innovation requires investment – policy makers are called on to create framework COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The name of… Read the full press release

Hilton Kuala Lumpur launches Pink Hope Afternoon Tea to raise funds for The Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia Breast Cancer Campaign beneficiaries

The all-pink afternoon tea set will be featured throughout October in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — It doesn’t matter who, when, or how; breast cancer can affect the people we care about most. It is for this reason that Hilton Kuala Lumpur created the Pink Hope Afternoon Tea, an… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the official start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Washington D.C. Capitol Riverfront

Choice Hotels’ Upscale Brand Continues Rapid Growth in Top-Tier Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Donohoe Development Company and Koucar Management announce the official start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Washington D.C. Capitol Riverfront. The new-construction, nine-story, 154-room upscale hotel, which is expected to open in early… Read the full press release

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas among top ranked resorts at Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards

Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (October 7, 2019) announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, which included The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas among its top ranked resorts. “It seems the legend of James Bond remains strong for The Bahamas, with The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris welcomes Michael Bartocetti as Executive Pastry Chef

Paris, France, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris announces that Michael Bartocetti has been appointed Executive Pastry Chef. Talented and creative, Michael Bartocetti is above all a committed and responsible chef. He carefully chooses his suppliers, favouring small farms that promote sustainable and responsible agriculture. Driven by a desire to create authentic fresh… Read the full press release

Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards recognised Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco as the #1 Hotel in San Francisco

San Francisco, U.S.A., 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (October 7, 2019) announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco recognised as the #1 Hotel in San Francisco. “We greatly value our relationship with our guests, and we take pride in providing excellent service and best accommodations for travellers…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire hosts its annual Christmas Market to raise funds for The Brain Tumour Charity

Hampshire, England, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On Thursday, December 5, 2019, The Spa and its Courtyard at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire will be transformed into a festive wonderland as the Hotel hosts its annual Christmas Market, featuring a range of gifts from its favourite beauty, wellness and home-ware lines. Once again the special event will be… Read the full press release

AHLA announces a 230 percent increase in members participating in the 5-Star Promise

One Year After Announcing 5-Star Promise, 230% Increase In Participating Hotel Companies WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — One year after a historic announcement pledging to increase safety and security at America’s hotels, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (October 7, 2019) announced a 230 percent increase in members participating in the 5-Star Promise,… Read the full press release

Ready for take-off: US Airlines ranked by negative Twitter mentions

Warwick, RI, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Social media is bridging the gap between brands and customer experience, allowing consumers to voice their opinions in real-time for the whole world to see. We all know poor reviews and negative comments can make or break a brand’s reputation. With 330 million active users, Twitter, in… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris offers advice on spotting of wildlife in Kenya National park

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Visiting Kenya’s parks and reserves, one will be spending a lot time craning their necks and keeping watchful eyes out of animals and birds. There are a few tell signs to note, as well as a few things one can do to maximize the chances of spotting the… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Asia Pacific for the eighth consecutive year

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has continued to be recognised globally as a leading sustainable business, after being selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Asia Pacific, one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability indices. It’s the eighth consecutive year Auckland Airport has been included in the… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches super seat sale for the winter and spring period

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (7 Oct) launched an “Awesome Autumn” seat sale, with 25% off 1 million seats across its European network, allowing customers to grab a bargain break for the winter and spring period. This super seat sale is available for travel between November and May… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of the first Radisson branded hotel in Germany

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of the first Radisson branded hotel in Germany. Located in the 800-year-old heart of the Hanseatic university city, directly in the seaport of Rostock, the property is set to open in Q3-2022. The new Radisson Hotel Rostock strengthens the group´s… Read the full press release

Silversea announces 33 new shore experiences and Executive Officers for its World Cruise 2020

Silversea announces 33 new shore experiences and Executive Officers for its World Cruise 2020 Silversea unveils 33 new shore experiences that are exclusive to world-cruising guests. Miami, FL, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea announces the Executive Officers who will host the cruise line’s World Cruise 2020, the Legends of Cruising—the first world cruise ever… Read the full press release

Al Muntaha, Burj Al Arab takes guests on a gastronomic journey of fine French cuisine

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — At the hands of one of the world’s most talented chefs, Francky Semblat, Al Muntaha unveils a new menu of classic and fine French fare. As Burj Al Arab continues to raise the bar in elevated dining experiences in Dubai; Al Muntaha reveals a new menu to take… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the 234-room Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin

The opening marks the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ireland as part of Hyatt’s fastest growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 7, 2019) the opening of the 234-room Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin, the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ireland, managed by Hodson Bay Group. Located in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo

The hotel will mark the return of the Hyatt brand to Egypt’s capital city of Cairo CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 7, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with ALDAU Development group for a Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo. Hyatt Regency Cairo West, set… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes the return of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Flights to Dhaka start in January Three flights per week on state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner News announced by Airport CEO during formal visit to Bangladesh led by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham Huge benefit to 70,000 Bangladeshi population in airport’s vast catchment area Businesses also set to benefit from connectivity Return business class fares from… Read the full press release

Over 1,000 former Thomas Cook and supply chain employees attended employment fair at Manchester Airport

Manchester, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — An employment fair which took place at Manchester Airport last week (Thursday 3 October) was attended by over 1,000 former Thomas Cook and supply chain employees. Following the announcement on 23 September that the company had entered compulsory liquidation, public and private partners worked together to host the… Read the full press release

U.S. delegation meets with the World Tourism Organization

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A high-level delegation from the United States Department of State has met with head of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as the country moves closer to rejoining the United Nations specialized agency for tourism. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Kevin Moley and Assistant Secretary for… Read the full press release

IATA commended the significant progress made at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization

Montreal, Canada, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Environment was at the top of the agenda, and after some robust discussions between states, there were two critical outcomes:  The ICAO Council will… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches daily nonstop service from Newark and Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) continues to bring “More Go” to The Island of Enchantment with two new destinations and more flights on existing routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico! Beginning December 19, 2019, Spirit will offer daily nonstop service from Newark Liberty International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport… Read the full press release

British Airways flies a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways stepped in this week to fly a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’ on Friday 4th October. When the airline heard that ex-US Secret Service dog, Hurricane, had been awarded a PDSA Order of Merit, British Airways pulled out all the stops to… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomed British Athletics home after their historic wins in Doha

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways gave British Athletics a golden welcome home after their historic wins in Doha. Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith gave her trademark smile after being welcomed into the First cabin for the flight home, where her meals were gilded in gold leaf, she was showered in golden confetti by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the official airline sponsor of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe 2019

The award-winning airline is proud sponsor of the prestigious international horse racing event Qatar Airways operates 26 weekly service to two gateways in France: Paris and Nice DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the official airline sponsor of one of the world’s most prestigious racing events on… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Airlines announces new connections to Ljubljana, Slovenia from Zurich, Munich and Frankfurt hubs

Lufthansa Group Airlines will soon operate from hubs in Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich to the capital of Slovenia Travelers from Ljubljana can benefit from Lufthansa Group’s worldwide network All connections are now available for booking COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting in mid-October, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will be connecting the Zurich, Munich… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel appoints four new general managers

Anja Jansen to head up the IntercityHotel Kiel / Ulrike Fröhlich becomes new Director of the IntercityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof / Burkhard Kohlhoff takes over at the IntercityHotel Hamburg Dammtor-Messe / Thomas Nixdorf to be in charge of the pre-opening phase at the IntercityHotel Hannover Hauptbahnhof Ost Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release