Emirates announces A380 services to Amsterdam and resumes A380 flights to London and Paris

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will deploy its iconic A380 on its daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow starting from 1 August. This announcement follows the Emirates A380’s return to the skies today with EK001 to London Heathrow taking off from Dubai International airport… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes flights to Tehran, Guangzhou, Addis Ababa and Oslo

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Tehran (from 17 July), Guangzhou (from 25 July), Addis Ababa (from 1 August), and Oslo (from 4 August), expanding connectivity for customers with these latest cities rejoining its network across the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Europe. This… Read the full press release

dnata launches innovative new products and services and donates high-nutrition meals amid COVID-19 challenges

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has continued to deliver reliable and safe air services and taken on new roles to support and create value for airline customers and local communities amid COVID-19 challenges. Cooperating closely with government authorities, customers and suppliers, the company’s dedicated teams have worked around the clock to… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas offers a week-long road trip through southern Thailand

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, with adventures in faraway lands on hold, destinations on home turf beckon. A narrower horizon doesn’t have to translate to a limited variety of experiences and there’s no time like the present to explore one’s own backyard. Thailand residents are particularly lucky in that respect,… Read the full press release

Anantara welcomes back guests with exclusive reopening packages

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Renowned for crafting journeys of adventure and discovery in some of the world’s most captivating destinations, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas invites guests to its most far-flung resorts to indulge in sequestered luxury. From Africa to Asia, Anantara offers exclusive reopening packages from the edge of the… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels joins the Thai Government to launch ‘Rao Thiew Duay Kan’ or ‘Let’s Travel Together’ campaign

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels is pleased to join hands with the Thai Government to launch ‘Rao Thiew Duay Kan’ or ‘Let’s Travel Together’ campaign. Applicable to all travel bookings made by Thai nationals from now until October 2020, the campaign offers Thai citizens up to a 40% rebate up… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the launch of Zleep Hotels in Switzerland

90-room Nordic design hotel under construction at Zurich Airport Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality’s young Danish economy brand Zleep Hotels is to launch in Switzerland. Construction work on the new build Zleep Hotel Zurich Kloten is scheduled for completion in 2023. The hotel will be located in a… Read the full press release

dnata USA earns IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration

Orlando, USA, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s leading air services providers, has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security in the USA. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata USA the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, following the successful completion… Read the full press release

Sleep Inn announces new partnership with Relax Melodies to bring guests personalized sleep experience

Complimentary Premium Access to Top Sleep & Relaxation App Now Available at More Than 400 Sleep Inn Hotels ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Sleep Inn, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced today ( July 13, 2020) Sleep Inn announces new partnership with Relax Melodies to bring guests personalized sleep… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards

Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has been named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards in the category of Top 10 North Africa and Middle East City Hotels. For more than 20 years, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has… Read the full press release

SITA secures ISO14001:2015 re-certification for six offices globally

This latest sustainability achievement supports SITA’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, has taken another step towards its ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 by securing ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems – EMS) re-certification for six SITA… Read the full press release

Condor deploys SITA’s eWAS to enhance its fuel optimization

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — German leisure airline Condor is making significant enhancements to fuel optimization through the deployment of eWAS to more than 700 pilots and dispatchers. The signing with SITA’s aircraft domain of expertise – which includes the provision of eWAS Pilot and eWAS Dispatch applications – brings several major benefits for the popular… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority to reduce workforce by 15 percent

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The spread of COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented and catastrophic impact on the aviation industry. Passenger traffic at the St. John’s International Airport has decreased by 95 per cent and is not expected to return to 2019 levels for at least four years. By the end… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans for 300-room luxury resort on the island of Cyprus, Grand Hyatt Limassol

Grand Hyatt Limassol set to open in 2025, marking a significant milestone for Hyatt’s growth in Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 13, 2020) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Anolia Holdings Limited for the first Hyatt hotel on the… Read the full press release

Swissport to receive approximately $170 million under Federal CARES Act

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport North America Inc. and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have signed an agreement under the U.S. Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The agreement provides Swissport with approximately 170 million US dollars of additional funds for payroll support during the disruption that the… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive launches new and exclusive Diamond Agreement that offers maximum flexibility, at industry leading pricing

Qatar Executive’s new Diamond Agreement offers maximum flexibility, at industry leading pricing DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is delighted to announce the introduction of its new and exclusive Diamond Agreement, which enables customers to pre-purchase flight time at fixed-hourly rates on state-of-the-art long-range and ultra-long-range private jets. The Diamond Agreement… Read the full press release

Discover a safe paradise and embrace a tropical escape at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives Reopening our doors on the 15 July 2020 to our loyal repeaters and global travellers.

Maldives , 2020-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ —It’s our pleasure to announce that we are ready to welcome our loyal repeaters and global travellers again from 15 July 2020 onwards to your favourite idyllic paradise in the Maldives. In the archipelago of naturally scattered coral islands and atolls, the Maldives is purely surrounded by the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans for new-build Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, California

Expected to open in early 2021, Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, will bring the luxury brand’s dedication to sustainable tourism, innovative eco-design and authentic destination experiences to Southern California CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 9, 2020) plans for the first new-build Alila resort in… Read the full press release

Hyatt to open new Thompson hotels in Georgia and Texas

New Thompson hotels in Georgia and Texas expected to boost the lifestyle brand’s footprint in the region CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 7, 2020) the continued growth of the Thompson Hotels brand throughout the Southern United States with deals for two new properties—Thompson Savannah and… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes resumption of KLM services from 3rd August

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel restrictions and demand. KLM flights from Belfast City were suspended end of March when air travel came to a virtual standstill, with only 5% of the… Read the full press release

48 Preferred Hotels & Resorts member hotels recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to celebrate 48 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020, as well as its longtime affiliate The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts,… Read the full press release

Britta Beringer appointed new director at Steigenberger Hotel & Resort Camp de Mar

Britta Beringer takes over as Director Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Successful reopening on Mallorca. The 5-star Steigenberger Hotel & Resort Camp de Mar, which is operated by the RIMC Hotels & Resorts Group, officially reopened for business on 1 July following weeks of general closure because of the corona… Read the full press release

IHG announces the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today (08 JULY 2020) announced the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Wayne will join the business on 14 September and will become a member of IHG’s Executive Committee, replacing… Read the full press release

IHG to rebrand Fiji’s Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva as an InterContinental by 2022

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG has signed an agreement to take over management of one of the most famous hotels in the Pacific, Fiji’s Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, in July 2020 and rebrand it as an InterContinental by 2022. Already the most luxurious and iconic product in Suva, the… Read the full press release

IHG®’s avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels openings

200+ new avid™ hotel properties under development to serve resilient mainstream market Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels opened recently and more than 200 properties in the development pipeline, including 40 under construction and more than 90 with plans… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca welcomes guests back just in time for summer

Hotel welcomes guests back with an exclusive offer for local residents Casablanca, Morocco, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca is delighted to announce that its doors will be opening to the public on July 15, 2020, just in time to enjoy summer in the city’s most coveted urban oasis. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi to unveil Tokyo’s newest social and dining destination

Sky-high drinking and dining experiences redefine Tokyo’s epicurean scene Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi is all set to unveil Tokyo’s newest social and dining destination, pulsing with the intriguing energy of Japan’s capital. Epicures, prepare your appetites: the highly-anticipated opening is slated for September 1, 2020. Spread across the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta appoints Nancy Chacon as new General Manager

Atlanta, U.S.A, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta welcomes General Manager Nancy Chacon to the city’s leading hotel. A nearly 30 year veteran with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Chacon’s invaluable experience and insights began in San Francisco as a front desk agent in 1991. Since then, she has proven her impact in a variety… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes flights to Geneva, Los Angeles, Dar es Salaam, Prague, Sao Paulo and Boston

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Geneva (from 15 July), Los Angeles (from 22 July), Dar es Salaam (from 1 August), Prague and Sao Paulo (from 2 August), and Boston (from 15 August), offering customers even more travel options. This will take the airline’s network… Read the full press release

dnata donates cargo handling equipment to Dubai-based International Humanitarian City

Air services provider donates handling equipment for the operations of the humanitarian community Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has donated three pieces of cargo handling equipment to Dubai-based International Humanitarian City (IHC), the largest humanitarian hub in the world, to support the organisation… Read the full press release