The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and MTA will offer free LaGuardia Link Q70 buses from April 17-26, 2019

Service provides convenient connection for travelers to New York City subway and Long Island Railroad New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer free LaGuardia Link Q70 buses from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 through 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2019…. Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey names Sam Ruda as its new director

Director Sam Ruda takes over East Coast’s largest port at time when cargo volumes continue at record levels; New director tasked with driving continued growth and implementing visionary Port Master Plan, a strategic blueprint to deal with continuing growth over the next 30 years; Bethann Rooney, a 26-year Port Authority veteran, assumes new role as… Read the full press release

LaGuardia Airport to showcase the artwork of Queens-based artists in the historic Marine Air Terminal

Five Queens residents with unique artistic visions will be featured over the next year, building off successful inaugural season inside landmarked art deco facility New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — LaGuardia Airport is continuing its partnership with the Queens Council on the Arts, offering five Queens-based artists the opportunity… Read the full press release

New community outreach office in Newark opens to support the $2.7-billion Terminal One Redevelopment Program at Newark Liberty International Airport

Office to serve as central resource for job and contracting opportunities for local residents and businesses New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its commitment to engage local communities during the ongoing redevelopment and modernization of its facilities throughout the region, the Port Authority today (Apr 15,… Read the full press release

Scotland from the Sky to showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes

Three-part BBC1 Scotland series reveals Scotland’s hidden ancient past through aerial photography held in the Historic Environment Scotland (HES) archives. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aerial photography held in our archives will showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes in Scotland from the Sky which returns to BBC One at 9pm on Wednesday 17 April. The three-part second… Read the full press release

Ryanair welcomed the recommendations from the European Commission Wise Persons Group on European Air Traffic Control reform

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair today (15 Apr) welcomed the publication of the 10 recommendations from the European Commission Wise Persons Group on European Air Traffic Control reform. The initiative aims to reduce increasing delays to consumers by taking a central network management approach under Eurocontrol and implementing capacity contracts with national… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta and Atlanta Humane Society partner for the third-annual ZooPaws pet adoption event on Saturday, April 27, 2019

Find your new best friend among over 100 adoptable dogs just outside the Zoo on April 27. Atlanta GA, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Zoo Atlanta and Atlanta Humane Society will team up on the third-annual ZooPaws pet adoption event on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The community event will take place in Grant Park, just… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines starts direct flights from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is starting direct flights from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou (China) on May 21, 2019. Tickets are already available. The flights will be operated on Tuesdays and Sundays. Departure from Tolmachevo Airport is at 21:10, and arrival in Guangzhou is at 04:15 local time on the following day. The return flight departs on Wednesdays and Mondays at 05:15 and… Read the full press release

Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Earth Day, April 22

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( April 12, 2019), Metrolink urged Southern California commuters to leave their cars at home on Earth Day and pledge to take public transportation. To make that easier, Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Monday, April 22. Earth Day is an international… Read the full press release

Positive developments at Leipzig/Halle Airport during the first quarter

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — “The way that business developed at Leipzig/Halle Airport during the first quarter makes us optimistic as we look forward to the whole year. Thanks to new services in the low-cost sector and in tourist flights, the prospects that the positive trend will continue are excellent,” says Götz Ahmelmann,… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Georgia welcomes back Safwan Abu Risheh as managing director

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver’s renowned luxury hotel, is pleased to announce Safwan Abu Risheh’s return to the prestigious property as managing director. A key member of the hotel’s opening leadership team, Mr. Abu Risheh is highly committed to upholding Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s reputation as a legendary hotel… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Discovery Kingdom Napa Gateway in Vallejo, California

New hotel located near Six Flags Amusement Park VALLEJO, Calif., 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton, the global upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing unmatched guest service, today (April 15, 2019) announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Discovery Kingdom Napa Gateway in Vallejo, California. Owned by… Read the full press release

Norwegian unveils its newest tail fin hero: civil rights leader, Harvey Milk

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is proud to unveil its newest tail fin hero, and eighth American to be immortalised on a Norwegian aircraft: civil rights leader, Harvey Milk. His portrait graces the tail fin of a Norwegian Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Since Norwegian’s first aircraft took to the skies in… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport offers travel tips and Easter advice

Tips, tools and advice issued to help passengers fly through with ease this summer New signage across the site set to help infrequent users New car parks coming to increase capacity with passengers urged to always pre-book Advice comes as 1.9m set to jet off over the Easter holidays ManchesterUK, Country, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

JO&JOE PARIS-GENTILLY OPENS ITS DOORS

Paris, France, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Helping to combat the economic and social exclusion of the most disadvantaged people was the rationale behind the creation of the endowment fund Solidarity AccorHotels. Ten years on, more than 300 projects have been supported in 45 countries to help 172,800 direct benefi, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on May 4th

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Conway, AR, Saturday, May 4th, 2019 – Adult literacy nonprofit Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists to register for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on Saturday, May 4th at the Conway Municipal Airport. Participants can sign up at https://www.active.com/conway-ar/cycling/races/12th-annual-tour-de-toad-and-iron-toad-charity-bike-ride-2019. Tour de Toad… Read the full press release

9.7m passengers travelled through Gatwick Airport Q4 January – March 2019

Total passenger numbers +4.0% year-on-year, with long-haul +7.5% Gatwick achieved its busiest ever February half term as 1.2m passengers travelled through the airport LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever start to a year, as passenger numbers grew by +4.0% in Q4, compared to 2018, as 9.7 million passengers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s expansion developments at its Bristol base

More aircraft, routes and passengers take off easyJet will position a 17th aircraft at its Bristol base from summer 2019 Brand new routes to Milan and Brindisi in Italy and Biarritz in France will launch in July easyJet will add a second daily flight between Bristol and Paris to allow day trips for business travellers… Read the full press release

5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

International experts will gather at the Forum, which will feature presentations and master classes as participants share knowledge and best practices. The event will also host the final stage of First Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, whose winner will be decided. Madrid / San Sebastián, Spain, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The countdown begins for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool

Qatar Airways engineers are the first in the industry to receive Virtual Reality training for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Maintenance DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognised for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized for its outstanding onboard hospitality, passenger experience and charitable initiatives

Airline took home numerous awards from three prestigious ceremonies held in Hamburg during the month of April, including ‘Trendsetter of the Year’, ‘Best Charitable Initiatives’, ‘Best Onboard Catering Innovation’ and ‘Best Onboard Snacks’   DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful month of April with a host of… Read the full press release

Silversea unveils Silver Origin which will unlock travel experiences for guests in the Galapagos Islands from the summer of 2020

Italian whispered luxury combined with amazing expedition experience will redefine luxury in the destination. Monaco, France, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea unveils new details of Silver Origin, the cruise line’s first ever destination-specific ship, which will unlock deep travel experiences for guests in the Galapagos Islands from the summer of 2020. One of the most… Read the full press release

Silversea to launch new culinary programme, S.A.L.T. (Sea and Land Taste) in August 2020 with new ship Silver Moon

Monaco, France, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea’s new culinary programme, S.A.L.T. (Sea and Land Taste), is set to revolutionise culinary travel for the cruise line’s guests, when it launches with new ship Silver Moon in August 2020. The pioneering concept will enable travellers to use food to dive deep into the world’s richest cultures, to truly… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport served nearly 2 million passengers in March 2019; a 1.9% increase from March 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In March 2019, Brussels Airport welcomed just under 2 million passengers, i.e. a 1.9% rise, up from March 2018. If it had not been for the repeated strike action by the air traffic controllers, the rise could have been even bigger. The cargo segment at Brussels Airport saw… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport is an official main partner for the Brighton Marathon

Gatwick will be an official main partner at one of the UK’s most popular marathon 20,000 free reusable water bottles will be given to runners, event staff and volunteers to promote sustainable practices Gatwick to waive fee for Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens Mini Mile Races to encourage more participants and donations to charity … Read the full press release

Balearic Islands Poised to Become First Tourism Destination Developed Under 2030 Agenda

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera) to the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, is one of the main objectives of the agreement signed between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the IMPULSA BALEARS Foundation. Its aim is to jumpstart… Read the full press release

IATA announces its 2019 Premier Circle winners as and its regional top performing training partners

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its 2019 Premier Circle winners as well as its regional top performing training partners as part of its prestigious recognition program. More than 450 IATA global training partners are evaluated on select criteria, such as the quality of training delivered… Read the full press release

IATA urges the Romanian government to focus on aviation competitiveness

Bucharest, Romania, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the Romanian government to focus on aviation competitiveness as a means to strengthen the economy of Romania. In addition, Romania’s Presidency of the European Union gives it a powerful opportunity to push policies for stronger aviation competitiveness across the whole of… Read the full press release

CDA, Enterprise, and Hertz to host an Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach Vendor Fair on Tuesday, April 30

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), along with Avis Budget Group, Enterprise, and Hertz, is hosting an Airport Rental Car (RAC) Supplier Diversity Outreach Vendor Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. The CDA is joining with nearly 40 other airports nationwide in an effort to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways teams up with QADCO to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company with fresh produce

Qatarat Agricultural Development Company (QADCO) to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) with fresh produce to be served on board Qatar Airways flights and at its Doha Hub Lounges The airline is proud to support the “Made in Qatar” initiative by purchasing fresh produce from QADCO DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release