dnata hosts unique fundraising activity ‘dnata runs the world’

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 15,000 dnata employees around the world teamed up and took part in the company’s unique fundraising activity, ‘dnata runs the world’, to make a positive difference to the lives of others. Across the continents, from Sydney to San Francisco, teams from 26 countries joined the challenge to… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 14 new routes for its UK Summer 2020 schedule

14 New Routes & 46.3m Customers P.A DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Oct) launched its UK Summer 2020 schedule with 14 new routes including exciting destinations for Summer such as Cluj (Romania), Pisa and Terceira (Portugal), and more than 500 routes in total which will deliver 46.3m… Read the full press release

Evolution Steigenberger unveils new events area

New look for Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Brussels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Evolution Steigenberger – Steigenberger Wiltcher’s in Brussels has taken on a fresh lustre following the completion of works to create a new events area. With effect from September, the renovated facilities are available once more to stage meetings, conferences… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand announces the appointment of two new Deputy Governors

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Deputy Governors, effective from 1 October, 2019. Ms. Thapanee Kiatphaibool has been promoted to the position of Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business. She will be overseeing the development and promotion of… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Oct-02 — /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 & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum, the Group’s third hotel in Kenya. The hotel is located in the heart of Nairobi, overlooking… Read the full press release

More than 5,000 positions at Manchester Airport’s employment event for former Thomas Cook employees

Manchester Airport to play host for dedicated employment event for Thomas Cook employees who lost their jobs Event also open for those working in airline’s supply chain who are also impacted Businesses offering jobs include TUI, British Airways, Jet.com, plus many more Free transport to and from event for those attending Support including money advice… Read the full press release

IAA received more than $18 million in federal and state grants in support of projects at the Indianapolis International Airport

$9.7 million in 2019 FAA grants available for consolidated snow removal facility construction INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority has received more than $18 million in federal and state grants this year in support of projects at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and its reliever airports. Nearly $9.7 million is… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases list of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America for 2019

Interest in Plant-Based Diets Skyrocket: Mentions in OpenTable Reviews has Increased by 200 Percent since 2017 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of World Vegetarian Day, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today (Oct. 1, 2019) released its list of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America for… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launched a three-day sale offering low fares for winter travel

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a three-day sale offering low fares for winter travel. Customers may take advantage of fares starting at $49 one-way to select domestic destinations today (Oct 1, 2019) through October 3, 2019, 11:59 p.m. in the respective time zone of the originating city. Seats and… Read the full press release

Hilton debuts in Tajikistan with the opening of Hilton Dushanbe

Hilton continues to expand Central Asia portfolio, bringing world-class service to the heart of the historic capital city DUSHANBE, Tajikistan and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton today (September 30, 2019) announced its debut in Tajikistan with the opening a flagship property in the heart of the country’s historic capital city –Hilton Dushanbe. The… Read the full press release

IHG announces the signing of voco® Jeddah Gate

Signing continues accelerated growth of the voco® brand across Saudi Arabia Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Nouh Mohamad Nouh and Partners Limited. for voco® Jeddah Gate. The latest signing underpinning IHG’s commitment to expand its… Read the full press release

Six Senses Kocataş Mansions opens in Istanbul, Turkey

History meets hospitality in the city where east meets west Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas brings its trademark unique and quirky take on hospitality to two restored Ottoman-era mansions in Istanbul, Turkey. Six Senses Kocataş Mansions, which also incorporates next-door Sait Paşa Mansion, is located in the… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport becomes the first airport in the nation to offer an “ocean-friendly” dining option

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the first airport in the nation to offer an “ocean-friendly” dining option certified by Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Restaurant program. Einstein Bros. Bagels in Terminal 2 West, operated by Mission Yogurt, Inc., became the first official Ocean Friendly Restaurant at an airport, and… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 2019 to be held in The Vinpearl Convention Center Phu Quoc, Vietnam

London, UK, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Vinpearl Convention Center Phu Quoc, Vietnam will play host to the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 2019 on 12th October. The state-of-the-art meeting and event facility is the latest addition to the five-star Vinpearl Phu Quoc integrated complex. The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from across Asia… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold its North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia

London, UK, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed it will host its North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia. The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from across North America will attend what will mark WTA’s first ceremony in Canada. Nestled in the southern interior of British… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers Saudi Arabian Airlines’s first 787-10 Dreamliner

Super-efficient jet joins airline’s existing 787-9 fleet to boost network expansion plans NORTH CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) its first 787-10 Dreamliner, which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to raise funds for the expansion of IThemba primary school in Cape Town

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — With immediate effect, people have the unique possibility to purchase the famous red stockings for women worn by the Austrian Airlines crews. For men, “Falke South Africa” has dyed socks in the original Austrian Airlines red color. Proceeds of the sale are designated for expanding the IThemba primary… Read the full press release

Travelport extends its Travel Unified campaign; calls for more support for people with intellectual disabilities

Little-known SSR code, DPNA, can be used to alert airlines when a traveler has an intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance Many airlines offer support to meet passengers’ individual needs once alerted via the SSR code Use of the code on flights booked through Travelport has increased 89% since the launch of its Travel Unified campaign,… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago in search for a tree to serve as the City’s “official” Christmas tree this holiday season

Chicago, IL, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is looking for a tree to grace Millennium Park and serve as the City’s “official” Christmas tree this holiday season. Through Friday, October 18, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will accept tree nominations from the Chicagoland area. The family of the… Read the full press release

Aeroflot starts ticket sales for flights to Mumbai, India

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has begun ticket sales for flights to Mumbai, India.  Regular flights on the Moscow – Mumbai – Moscow route will launch on 2 July 2020. Mumbai will become India’s second city serviced by Aeroflot’s own flights, in addition to Delhi. The flights will operate daily using an… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport unveiled new mural inspired by the city’s historic contributions to aeronautics

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A new mural was unveiled today ( September 27, 2019) at San Diego International Airport (SAN), inspired by the city’s historic contributions to aeronautics and created with the help of local students. The 60-foot-long mural, titled On The Map, features vintage San Diego aviation pioneers on a map-like design. … Read the full press release

EXO’s leader Suho joins the 4th International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao as Talent Ambassador

Macao, China, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The 4th International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao (referred to as “IFFAM” or the “Film Festival”) will be staged from 5th to 10th December this year. As an annual international event in Macao, the Film Festival will continue to push forward the development of Macao’s film, cultural and creative industries, enhance exchange… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces its official entry into Massachusetts with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Boston, Downtown-South Boston

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced its official entry into Massachusetts with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Boston, Downtown-South Boston. The hotel is the eighth Cambria location to open its doors this year — together representing over 1,100 upscale rooms. Up to five more Cambria hotels are expected to open… Read the full press release

The Steigenberger Airport Hotel Frankfurt celebrates its 50th anniversary

Germany’s first airport hotel marks its golden anniversary Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Steigenberger Airport Hotel became Germany’s first airport hotel when it opened for business at Frankfurt Airport on 9 May 1969. Five eventful decades later and proud to be “Fifty & Fab”, it is now celebrating this… Read the full press release

The Danish hotel chain Zleep Hotels recognized with the Børsen Gazelle 2019

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Danish hotel chain Zleep Hotels has been growing for many years. New hotels have been built, several have been renovated, a new Scandinavian design has been produced, staff has been hired and investments have been made. Zleep Hotels’ great growth has now been rewarded… Read the full press release

Ryanair celebrates the opening of its new Toulouse base and the launch of its new summer 2020 schedule

23 ROUTEs (13 NEW), 1.4m customers & 33% GROWTH DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (27 Sept) celebrated the opening of its new Toulouse base (its 3rd in France) and the launch of its new summer 2020 schedule, with 2 based aircraft and 23 routes (13 new), connecting Toulouse to… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces 2020 Environmental Policy

Ambitious targets as Europe’s greenest airline €2.5m raised to date for environmental partners DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s greenest/cleanest airline, today (19 Sept) announced its newly updated Environmental Policy for Full Year 2020, detailing extensive progress since it first launched in 2017, and reaffirming its ongoing commitment to ambitious future environmental… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Bangkok Airways launch new ‘Fly me to Thailand’ promotion

Gift cards, discounts and more privileges offered for travellers from CLMV, Malaysia, Singapore and India. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Airways have launched a new ‘Fly me to Thailand’ promotion, offering privileges, gift cards, discounts and many more special deals for travellers from Cambodia, Lao… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces signing of a new Radisson Blu resort in Poland

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce an agreement with Polish hotel investor Europlan for a new Radisson Blu resort in Poland. Located in Mazury Lakes, a district known as the ‘land of a thousand lakes’, the Radisson Blu Resort, Ostroda Mazury Lakes offers the ultimate resort experience… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism

Riviera Maya, Mexico, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism, implementing incredibly extensive, eco-friendly conservation practices property-wide.  The five-star luxury resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has been awarded the Rainforest Alliance Certification.  From energy and water conservation to responsible,… Read the full press release