Jumeirah Vittaveli adds water slides to its newly revamped ocean villas

Maldives, Indonesia, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Vittaveli’s stunning overwater bungalows in the Maldives now offer more than an awe-inspiring view. The newly revamped Ocean Villas have been refurbished with water slides so the young-at-heart can plunge straight from their room into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Dotting the azure waters in the… Read the full press release

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre announces partnership that will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and ELG Carbon Fibre today(Dec. 5, 2018) announced a partnership to recycle excess aerospace-grade composite material, which will be used by other companies to make products such as… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways starts flying as a oneworld connect partner

Nadi, Fiji, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways starts flying as a oneworld connect partner from today (Wednesday 5 December) – as the first airline globally to link up to the world’s premier alliance via this new membership platform. Fiji Airways is now starting to display the new oneworld connect branding on its aircraft fuselages by the main passenger doors,… Read the full press release

Nam Nghi Phu Quoc Island to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in 2019

Located in Vietnam’s emerging resort destination, Nam Nghi Phu Quoc Island set to be refreshed and join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in early 2019 CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 4, 2018) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with A&B Group for the… Read the full press release

The name of Alexander Pushkin, the great Russian poet will be added to the name of Sheremetyevo International Airport

MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The results of the all-Russian vote to rename airports, headlined “Russia’s Great Names”, were announced on December 5. According to the voting results, the name of Russia’s greatest poet Alexander Pushkin will be added to the name of Sheremetyevo International Airport. “Thousands of people on Sheremetyevo International Airport… Read the full press release

SFO Museum announces new exhibition exploring American consumerism during the 1950s

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A wave of consumerism swept across the United States during the 1950s. Driven by a thriving postwar economy, designers utilized bold styling to transform everyday objects into visually expressive items. Manufacturers unleashed an array of products to keep pace with demand. Stores carried everything from portable… Read the full press release

SAA and Nedbank offer travellers opportunity to earn air miles thru the new SAA Voyager Cheque Card

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — If you think rising fuel costs and a tough economy have ruined your big plans to travel and see the world, SAA and Nedbank say you should think again. That’s because this partnership, which has been helping to realise the travel dreams of millions of South Africans… Read the full press release

South African Airways marks 20 years of non-stop service between Johannesburg and Lagos, Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The leading carrier in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, South African Airways (SAA), is celebrating 20 years of non-stop operations between Johannesburg and Africa’s most populous city, Lagos, Nigeria. Operations commenced on 4 December 1998 as SAA launched its first flight into Nigeria soon after the Bilateral Air… Read the full press release

AMS’ three new ambulances operating with compressed natural gas entered service at Budapest Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — AMS, the company providing the assistance service for persons with reduced mobility (PRM) at Budapest Airport, has commissioned three new ambulances operating with compressed natural gas. The Airport Medical Service helped more than fifty thousand PRMs cover the distance between the terminal and the aircraft last year. Three… Read the full press release

UNWTO and UNESCO hold successful third cultural tourism conference

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today (5 December 2018) in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing… Read the full press release

OpenTable reveals the 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 5, 2018), OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), revealed the 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018 according to OpenTable diners. The list is a comprehensive look at the year’s most beloved dining spots culled from more than 12 million verified diner reviews of over… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can get in to a different type of holiday spirit and start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France. Seats to Slovenia’s capital are available to book on ba.com from today with flights taking off on Mondays and Fridays… Read the full press release

Royal Air Maroc joins oneworld airline alliance

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Air Maroc is to join oneworld, adding one of Africa’s leading and fastest growing airlines to the world’s premier airline alliance. Its election as a oneworld member designate was announced as the Chief Executives of the alliance’s 13 current member airlines, including Cathay Pacific Chief Executive… Read the full press release

Firmdale employs Duetto’s Open Pricing application, GameChanger, and its solution for intelligent reporting, ScoreBoard, across all its Hotels

San Francisco, CA, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutique hotel group Firmdale Hotels has partnered with Duetto, hospitality’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, to drive revenue and growth across its exclusive Kit Kemp-designed portfolio of 10 properties in London and New York, including the Ham Yard Hotel in London and The Whitby Hotel in New York. Firmdale is employing… Read the full press release

ERA calls for European Commission to take necessary measures in advance of the UK leaving the European Union

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — ERA (European Regions Airlines Association) has sent a letter to the European Commission urging it to take necessary measures in advance of the UK leaving the European Union. The letter highlights the need to prevent serious harm to European connectivity and reach a solution as soon as possible… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Scotland’s first-ever business events campaign celebrated its successful first anniversary

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s first-ever business events campaign has brought in almost £10 million worth of inquiries in its first year alone, VisitScotland can reveal. Scotland. Where Ideas Become Legend, launched in November 2017, and is an industry-first, bringing together all of Scotland’s convention bureaux as well as major conference… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport earns ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ program

Richmond, B.C., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (December 5, 2018), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) received the ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) program. YVR is the first airport to receive the rating and is the highest rated building in the program. “This year, YVR will welcome a… Read the full press release

Aston Martin Lagonda and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts to launch a new era of performance and hospitality

Cannes, France, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aston Martin Lagonda and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) iconic luxury hotel brand, announce a new, four-year, global partnership, bringing two enduring icons of global luxury together to launch a new era of performance and hospitality. The two brands promise a season of unforgettable opportunities, bringing… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lund in Sweden

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-06 — /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, Lund in Sweden. The 192-room hotel is a rebranding of the existing Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Lund. Sweden’s second-oldest… Read the full press release

Mainsail Lodging & Development expands franchise agreement with Oakwood to exclusively manage the Georgia and Tennessee markets

TAMPA, FL, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Mainsail Lodging & Development, a Tampa-based hospitality company, announced today (Dec 4, 2018) it is expanding its franchise agreement with Oakwood to exclusively manage the Georgia and Tennessee markets. In addition to these new markets, Mainsail will continue to manage the Oakwood and ExecuStay brands across Alabama and… Read the full press release

Tourism Vancouver partners with Airbnb to boost Vancouver’s reputation as a premier destination

VANCOUVER, Canada, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Vancouver has signed a first-of-its-kind agreement in Canada with Airbnb to promote the city to travellers on its platform. The agreement will see Airbnb leverage its global reach through digital channels such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter as well as its magazine Airbnbmag, to boost Vancouver’s reputation… Read the full press release

Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG announces management changes at Central German airports

Leipzig, Germany, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — “By allocating the responsibilities in a new way, we’ll provide clear structures at the Central German airports, streamline the decision processes and therefore become more efficient. We can then focus on our main tasks more consistently in future, make use of the outstanding growth opportunities in the… Read the full press release

Silver Airways announces new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Daytona Beach International Airport

Starting Lineup: Silver Airways Expanding Already Extensive Florida Network with New Nonstop Service Fort Lauderdale – Daytona Beach on January 16, 2019 Introductory fares from only $59* available at SilverAirways.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’re a race fan, catching an MiLB Daytona Tortugas game or visiting the famed boardwalk and beaches,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises announces two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows to launch on board MSC Bellissima

SYMA – Sail beyond Imagination and VARÉLIA – Love in Full Colour These two original shows will be exclusive to MSC Cruises guests and cannot be seen anywhere else in the world Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has revealed today (05/12/2018) details of the two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea… Read the full press release

IHG® announces new-build, dual-branded Staybridge Suites® and Holiday Inn Express® Quincy hotel in Quincy, Massachusetts

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (03 DECEMBER 2018) announces the development of the new-build, dual-branded Staybridge Suites® and Holiday Inn Express® Quincy hotel in Quincy, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. The 90-room Staybridge Suites and 90-room Holiday Inn Express will be owned by XSS Hotels(“XSS”)… Read the full press release

IHG® Rewards Club teams up with NE-YO to thank loyal members with 150 million points to jumpstart their travel in the new year

The world’s first and largest global hotel loyalty program teams up with NE-YO to thank members and gift them with points to jumpstart travel in the new year Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Rewards Club, InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG®) loyalty program, is thanking their loyal members this holiday season by gifting 150 million… Read the full press release

Sunwing Airlines signs new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist Menzies Aviation

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Airlines celebrated their new partnership with Menzies Aviation last week at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The carrier has signed a new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist, who will be responsible for passenger services, ramp handling and cabin cleaning services for all Sunwing… Read the full press release

Vietjet to host its biggest Cabin Crew Recruitment this December

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aiming to further expand its flight network, not only in Vietnam but also overseas, Vietjet will host the biggest Cabin Crew Recruitment in as follows: 1. In Hanoi: Date and time: 09:30 – 12:00 on December 13th, 2018 Venue: at Vietjet Office, 302 Kim Ma Street,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines further enhances its digital capabilities with the acquisition of minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic

Singapore, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has acquired a minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic, in a move to further enhance its digital capabilities. The stake in Data Republic was acquired through a placement of new shares. A statement of no objection was received recently from the Australian Foreign Investment Review… Read the full press release

Jet Airways offers up to 30% discount in its ‘Happy holidays year-end global sale’

Strengthens domestic and international connectivity via hubs based in Delhi and Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, has introduced 65 additional frequencies on its international and domestic routes starting December 2018, thus, further strengthening its network over its hubs of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline… Read the full press release