Macau Culinary Association team won second place in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan

Macau, China, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Macau Culinary Association sent a team to participate in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan, and won second place with their exquisite snow sculpture named “Sharing Prosperity”. The snow sculpture team has participated in the competition for four consecutive years (2016 – 2019) and brought… Read the full press release

GBTA welcomes Sehrab Grewal as the new Vice President of Business Development and Head of Consulting for WINiT by GBTA

Alexandria, VA, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the business travel industry, today (February 14, 2019) announced Sehrab Grewal has joined WINiT by GBTA as the new Vice President of Business Development and Head of Consulting. “As WINiT continues its growth and global expansion as a business unit… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces new service from Eastern Iowa Airport to Nashville International Airport from May 17, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (February 12, 2019) announces service from Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) beginning May 17, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way. “We’re very excited to announce this brand… Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal recognized in Phoenix at the 2019 MicroStrategy Customer Awards

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal was recognized in Phoenix at the 2019 MicroStrategy Customer Awards in recognition of the dashboards developed for the Company that allow for real-time monitoring of the evolution of the main operational performance indicators of the carrier and other critical information in order to facilitate strategic… Read the full press release

ACI World Airport Service Quality barometer: In 2018, overall passenger satisfaction on a global level, increased to 4.21 from 4.19 year on year

Montreal, Canada, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Overall global passenger satisfaction with airport service quality increased during 2018, according to the latest findings of the Airports Council International (ACI) World Airport Service Quality (ASQ) barometer . Airline check-in and passport/ID control processes generated the highest levels of satisfaction in 2018, while airport facilities are the points of… Read the full press release

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India welcomed 300 delegates from 28 countries

RISHIKESH, India, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 began on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance for the three-day niche event, comprising a one-day-travel mart and one-day conference. The event, which was organised by the Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental to brand and manage 69 luxurious residences on Fifth Avenue New York

Hong Kong, China 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 69 luxurious residences, located on Fifth Avenue New York, scheduled for completion in 2021. Mandarin Oriental Residences at 685 Fifth Avenue are being developed in an elegant 1920’s building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 54th… Read the full press release

Belmond British Pullman announces its line-up of chefs for this year’s ‘pop-up’ dinner series.

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (14 February 2019), Belmond British Pullman announces its line-up of chefs for this year’s ‘pop-up’ dinner series. In 2019, Spring’s Skye Gyngell and The Conduit’s Merlin Labron- Johnson will be joining the line-up for the first time. A highly anticipated part of the luxury train’s annual… Read the full press release

Sausalitos Holding GmbH now relies on the purchasing platform Sourcify.net for its procurement activities

First customer from the system gastronomy Implementation in around 40 restaurants in 3 months Nearly 100 trained users of the platform Process streamlining for decentralized use Comprehensive data security and policy compliance Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh cocktails, good food and a lot of fun are part of the… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific to recruit candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest” training program to become commercial pilots

Cebu Pacific opens applications for new batch of Cadet Pilots Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Applications are open for a new batch of Cadet Pilots who will be trained to become full-fledged aviators for Cebu Pacific (CEB). CEB will be recruiting 16 candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest”… Read the full press release

Moxy NYC Chelsea officially opens its doors

Refined yet playful, hand-crafted yet modern, Moxy Chelsea reimagines the urban jungle, blending botanically-inspired design with Italian romance NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Rising 35 stories high into the New York City skyline, Moxy NYC Chelsea, the micro-room, macro-amenity hotel, developed by Lightstone and part of Marriott International’s experiential Moxy Hotels brand, officially opens… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport to host public workshop on aircraft noise contour map update

Public comments are welcome during the workshop and online Washington, D.C., 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold a public workshop regarding the Washington Dulles International Airport aircraft noise contour map update. This workshop will provide an overview of the study including airfield plans, existing airport operations and basic information regarding… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport’s take-off and landing procedures to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the coming months, the take-off and landing procedures at Zurich Airport are to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods. As a result, the conventional “VOR Trasadingen” navigation system will be gradually decommissioned until February 2020. The conventional aviation navigation system VOR (Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Range)… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko supports young talents through Kempinski Concertini initiative

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — During the past weekend, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko launched the inspiring Kempinski Concertini initiative in cooperation with the National Humanitarian High School St. St. Cyril and Methodius – Blagoevgrad. Kempinski Concertini is a series of interactive mini-concerts, taking place in the Kempinski hotels around the world. The initiative… Read the full press release

The talented international soprano Karen August Schriesheim will perform at Kempinski Hotel Bahía on 21 February

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Bahía is delighted to welcome the talented international soprano Karen August Schriesheim from the USA, who will perform at the hotel on 21 February. American soprano Karen August Schriesheim grew up in Chicago, Illinois, where she was introduced to classical music by the Lyric Opera of Chicago… Read the full press release

Qantas presents an immersive virtual reality representation of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is using virtual reality (VR) in the development of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport, which is set to open at the end of 2019. Industrial designer David Caon and his team have created an immersive virtual reality representation of the design concept, providing a… Read the full press release

The Leading Hotels of the World introduces its highly anticipated new builds and recently renovated member hotels opening in 2019

New York, NY, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd, a collection of independent, luxury hotels, is pleased to introduce its highly anticipated new builds and recently renovated member hotels making their debut in 2019. This year, Leading Hotels is slated to introduce more than 20 outstanding new builds located… Read the full press release

Stagecoach appoints Michelle Hargreaves as new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England

Michelle Hargreaves to take on permanent role following retirement of Andy Campbell Perth, Scotland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced a new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England. Michelle Hargreaves has been confirmed as the new Stagecoach East Managing Director after taking on the role on an interim… Read the full press release

Stagecoach extends East Midlands Trains services

Contract to run to at least August 2019 More investment in technology, stations and infrastructure to benefit customers East Midlands Trains most punctual inter-city rail operator for past decade Over £200m in payments from Stagecoach to taxpayer over last 11 years Perth, Scotland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is to continue its successful track record of running East… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services to invest in a new, state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is to invest in a new, state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport to increase its support of the CPH Cargo Community’s growth strategy. PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — WFS, the world’s largest air cargo handler, announced it will begin construction of the new facility in April. The new building will cover an area of 1,500… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes three new members in the sunshine state of Florida to the collection

Coombs Inn & Suites, Water Street Hotel & Marina, and Wyvern Hotel Join the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection, a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), welcomes three new members in the sunshine state of Florida to the collection: Coombs Inn &… Read the full press release

LAIKA, Oregon Film and Travel Oregon to offer public screenings of “Coraline” to support the North Umpqua Trail Project and the Lower Deschutes River Post-Fire Restoration Project

Salem, Ore., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s been 10 years since audiences followed a blue-haired girl to a mysterious Other World in the Oscar®-nominated 3D stop-motion fantasy, “Coraline”.  To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the film, Oregon-based animation studio LAIKA, in partnership with Oregon Film and Travel Oregon, will offer public screenings of the movie in six historic theaters around… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal now accepting reservations for its Spring 2019 opening

The Hotel will include MARCUS, the first Canadian restaurant by celebrated Chef Marcus Samuelsson Montreal, Canada, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Heralding the city’s world renowned festival season and the biggest sporting event in Canada, the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Montreal is now confirming reservations for arrivals beginning June 1, 2019. “We are so excited to… Read the full press release

U.S. News & World Report recognised Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC as the #1 Hotel in Washington DC and Overall #15 Best Hotel in the USA

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, a global authority in rankings, consumer advice and information, recognised Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC as the #1 Hotel in Washington DC and Overall #15 Best Hotel in the USA in its annual evaluation of hotels that offer high-quality amenities and exceptional experiences. “Our Hotel being chosen as… Read the full press release

Chefs Anne-Sophie Pic and Clare Smyth to celebrate International Women’s Day with a special dinner at La Dame de Pic London at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

London at Ten Trinity Square, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, March 11, 2019, two of the world’s greatest chefs, Anne-Sophie Pic and Clare Smyth, will prepare and host a dinner at La Dame de Pic London at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, to celebrate International Women’s Day. One of the most decorated… Read the full press release

Amistad Partners to support Meritus Hotels & Resorts’ Sales &Marketing Efforts in Europe & the USA

SINGAPORE,  2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Amistad Partners, a global hotel representation company delivering sales and marketing solutions to leading independent hotel groups, has been tasked to help boost Meritus Hotels & Resorts’ brand visibility and market share in Europe and the United States. Award-winning Asian hospitality group Meritus Hotels & Resorts manages the iconic… Read the full press release

Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina to create first class menu for ANA’s A380’s inaugural Tokyo to Honolulu route

Consecutive Two Glass Wine Spectator Awards complement culinary accolades Hawaii, Oahu, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling first class on All Nippon Airways (ANA)’s first Airbus A380 will discover the flavours of southern Italy in a menu expressly developed for the occasion by Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at… Read the full press release

Emirates signed agreement with Airbus for 40 A330-900 and 30 A350-900 aircrafts

Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates airline today announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, in a heads of… Read the full press release

Qatari Diar and Katara Hospitality celebrated the 2019 National Sports Day with variety of special events

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatari Diar, in partnership with Katara Hospitality, organized the 2019 National Sports Day activities, at the Crescent Park in Lusail City. This year, the company organized many sports activities that support the concept of sport as a healthy lifestyle.  This is in line with HH Emir’s directives, and Qatar… Read the full press release

Six Senses joins a growing number of luxury brands in the IHG family

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has welcomed a new family member to its portfolio of brands, with the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. Six Senses is renowned for its focus on wellness and sustainability, with each hotel and resort set in… Read the full press release