Jumeirah Group to open Jumeirah Maldives on 1 October 2021

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, today (5 September 2021) announced a new international resort, Jumeirah Maldives, which will welcome its first guests from 1 October 2021. Adding to Jumeirah Group’s growing portfolio of hotels, guests can now discover Jumeirah… Read the full press release

PATA recognised 20 organisations and individuals at the PATA Gold Awards 2021

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today (September 8, 2021) announced the winners of the PATA Gold Awards 2021. Proudly supported and sponsored by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) for the last 26 years, this year’s awards recognise the achievements of 20 organisations and individuals. PATA presented 18… Read the full press release

British Airways extends domestic routes this winter

Airline to extend some of its newest Belfast routes: Exeter, Glasgow and Leeds Brand new Birmingham route launches Also, London City and Southampton operate to Salzburg Belfast, UK, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is extending three of its newest domestic routes – Exeter, Glasgow and Leeds from Belfast this Winter season.  Customers… Read the full press release

300-room Holiday Inn Singapore Little India to rebrand from Park Hotel Farrer Park as IHG Hotels & Resorts and RB Capital extend partnership

Holiday Inn Singapore Little India takes the strategic collaboration between the two groups to nearly 1,000 keys across three properties in Singapore Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts and long-term partner RB Capital are excited to bring the next generation Holiday Inn experience to Singapore as the world-renowned… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide opens in Changsha, Hunan province, China, the first W in central China

Unexpected Design, an Unrivaled Social Scene, and Uniquely Eclectic Luxury Meet to Redefine the Hospitality Scene in Central China CHANGSHA, CHINA, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The future is now. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, is set to light up the capital and largest city in Hunan province, China, with today’s opening… Read the full press release

AHLA survey: Nearly 70 percents of U.S. leisure travelers likely to travel less amid rising COVID-19 cases

42% Likely to Cancel Existing Trips Without Rescheduling WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. leisure travelers plan to significantly pare back travel plans amid rising COVID-19 cases, with 69% planning to take fewer trips, 55% planning to postpone existing travel plans, and 42% likely to cancel existing plans without rescheduling, according… Read the full press release

Registry Collection Hotels to open 100-room newly-built property in Tbilisi, Georgia in early 2023

Newest addition will bring a luxury retreat in sought-after location in historic area of the capital LONDON, UK, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company by number of properties with approximately 9,000 hotels across nearly 95 countries, today announced the debut of its newest brand, Registry Collection… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Cal Athletics mark their 10th year partnership anniversary

Oakland, Calif., 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — With UC Berkeley students back on campus and as the college football season kicks off, Oakland International Airport and Cal Athletics are celebrating the ten-year anniversary of their partnership. “We’re especially proud of our association with Cal Athletics and the distinction of excellence and achievement that Cal… Read the full press release

Tourism Industry Aotearoa: wage subsidy remains available while any part of New Zealand is in COVID-19 Alert Level 3 or 4

Wellington, New Zealand, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism operators and their staff around the country will be relieved by today’s  (7 September 2021) confirmation that the wage subsidy remains available to them, according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said this morning that the wage subsidy is still available nationwide, while… Read the full press release

B2B4E travel management platform CWT integrates Amadeus’ booking and fulfilment platform

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (September 07, 2021) announces that it has successfully integrated Amadeus’ booking and fulfilment platform, Selling Platform Connect, into its European global servicing hubs, as part of its continued 2021 technological investment plans to achieve true follow the sun customer… Read the full press release

Virtual Event: best of aerospace innovation and Bombardier’s best-selling business jets

Montréal, Canada, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier is pleased to invite members of the international community to a special virtual event premiering at 11:00 am (EDT) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The momentous virtual gathering will celebrate the best of aerospace innovation and Bombardier’s best-selling business jets. All those wishing to join the… Read the full press release

Caribbean Airlines to increase flight frequency on the domestic air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago

Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean Airlines advises that effective Wednesday September 08, 2021 it will increase the flight frequency on the domestic air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago to four (4) daily return services. ROUTE FLIGHT NUMBER DEPARTURE TIME ARRIVAL TIME Trinidad – Tobago BW 1502 8.00 a.m. 8…. Read the full press release

“The Outrigger Promise” Wins PATA Gold Award

The Outrigger Promise Wins PATA Gold Award

HONOLULU, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group has won a PATA Gold Award 2021 for its campaign, “The Outrigger Promise.” Outrigger was announced winner in the Marketing Hospitality category at a virtual PATA Gold Awards ceremony which was broadcast globally on the PATA YouTube Channel 8 September. The annual Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

ANA owned logistics company Overseas Courier Service launches new service dedicated to the transportation of cross border E-Commerce cargo and parcels

OCS, an international logistics company of the ANA Group, will be the Group’s first entity to enter the E-Commerce transportation service from Japan Starting September 15 2021, OCS will launch “iEC”, a new international E-Commerce service In addition to E-Commerce from overseas, OCS will gradually expand the target areas for exports from Japan and aim… Read the full press release

Norwegian expands autumn season route offering due to increase in passenger numbers and demand

LONDON, UK, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian’s traffic figures for August show a continued increase in the number of passengers. The number of future bookings has also continued to increase in line with Norwegian’s expanding route network as more people are fully vaccinated and EU / EEA countries accept international COVID certificates for… Read the full press release

Radisson Individuals and Mira Group open two unique resort properties in Italy

Brussels/Syracuse/Alagna Valsesia, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Radisson Hotel Group is delighted to announce the launch of the Group’s newest brand, Radisson Individuals, in Italy with the opening of two unique resort properties in Syracuse, Sicily and Alagna Valsesia, Piedmont, in partnership with the Mira Group. Borgo di Luce I Monasteri Golf Resort & Spa,… Read the full press release

Hyatt signs new management agreements for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, JdV by Hyatt, Hyatt Centric, and Hyatt Regency brands across Europe

Hyatt’s diverse brand portfolio reflects sustained growth, fueled largely by its independent collection and lifestyle brands CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (September 7, 2021) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into six new management and franchise agreements for hotels in Europe across The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, JdV… Read the full press release

KLM resumes services to Canada

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM flies to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal several times a week. KLM also operates an even larger network in Canada in collaboration with its partner Westjet. Vaccinated travellers who have a negative PCR test result will be able to make use of this service again… Read the full press release

easyJet welcomes important milestones in the development of zero-emission aircraft

easyJet welcomes these important milestones which are crucial steps forward on the path to zero-emission aircraft Wright’s next phase of development will be supported by a new dedicated laboratory and specialised motor test site The airline continues to work with Wright Electric and other partners to support the development of zero-emission aircraft and is committed… Read the full press release

easyJet research reveals top post-holiday annoyance when returning from holiday

New research from easyJet reveals the top bugbears when returning from holiday with over two-thirds of the UK naming returning to an empty fridge as their number one post-holiday annoyance New research from easyJet reveals the top bugbears when returning from holiday with over two-thirds of the UK naming returning to an empty fridge as… Read the full press release

Series of developments at Budapest Airport reaches 200 million EUR

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The series of developments began in 2019 at Ferenc Liszt International Airport has continued this year; more large-scale investments have been implemented during the first eight months of 2021 at Budapest Airport. That takes the total value of the developments carried out over the past two and… Read the full press release

2021 PATA Gold Awards winners to be announced on September 8, 2021

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will be announcing the winners of the 2021 PATA Gold Awards live on September 8, 2021. Supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year’s awards will recognise the achievements of 18 Gold Awards and two Grand… Read the full press release

Swissport further digitizes air cargo warehousing process with new cargo app

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is equipping its cargo workers with a brand-new mobile application and new handheld devices. The cargo app will further digitize the air cargo warehousing process and offers real-time visibility on cargo shipments. Already operational in the first five Swissport warehouses, the app will be rolled out… Read the full press release

UNWTO celebrates second edition of the Global Tourism Investment Forum

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has celebrated the second edition of the Global Tourism Investment Forum. Joining Ministers of Tourism for the event in Cabo Verde were business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors, with a special focus on innovation and sustainable recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the crisis… Read the full press release

British Airways flies triumphant ParalympicsGB athletes back home

London, UK, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to welcome home the final athletes from ParalympicsGB after their triumph at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games, with the flight due to land today ( 06-09-2021 ) at 1920. Athletes have been returning home from Tokyo throughout the past week with a total… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new BA Better World sustainability programme

British Airways has launched its new BA Better World sustainability programme, describing it as its ‘most important journey yet’  The airline partnered with Airbus to paint one of its most modern, fuel-efficient A320neos in its new sustainability programme colours  British Airways also announced a new collaboration with bp to source sustainable aviation fuel in respect of all its flights… Read the full press release

A snapshot to the Three-star Road, Japan

  LONDON, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — “Mitsuboshi Kaidou” Three-star Road is part of the Nostalgic Route of Shoryudo, located in the Japan Alps running along the spine of central Honshu. It is included in the Michelin Green Guide Japan as a three-star tourist attraction. One of the greatest sightseeing routes in Japan, it includes Kenrokuen… Read the full press release

CWT announces the appointment of Ian Cummings as Global Head of CWT Meetings & Events

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (1 September, 2021) announces the appointment of Ian Cummings as Global Head of CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning global corporate meetings & events management service. Based in London, Ian will report to Niklas Andreen, CWT’s Chief Operating Officer… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality launches new Upscale Lifestyle Segment brand, the House of Beats hotels

Fashion, music, lifestyle – Deutsche Hospitality launches a new brand in the Upscale Lifestyle Segment Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The German fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld once stated: “I’m very much down to earth. Just not to this earth.” Deutsche Hospitality had this quotation very much in mind over the… Read the full press release

IHG® announces continued growth of Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn Express brands with its signings and openings at airport locations across Europe

New signings and openings demonstrate ample runway for growing IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Essentials brands Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the continued growth of two of its much-loved global brands – Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts and… Read the full press release