The construction of a new turbo roundabout to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport commenced

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — People who used the access road leading to Terminal 2 of Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport last week may have travelled back into the past for a moment or two. The construction of a new turbo roundabout had been commenced, and a more than 20-year-old Malév billboard surfaced… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian, China

Newly opened hotel in the heart of Yantian District of Shenzhen brings Hyatt Regency brand’s signature hospitality and connecting guests to the booming city CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (AUGUST 8, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian in the east Guangdong Province, China. The 298-room hotel aims… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes American Airlines’ new international routes from O’Hare to Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and American Airlines today (08/08/2019) announced new international routes from O’Hare International Airport to Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic starting Summer 2020. Chicago – Krakow, Poland (John Paul II International Airport) begins May 7 Chicago – Budapest, Hungary (Budapest Ferenc Liszt… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays announces new long-term partnership with leading international wildlife charity Born Free

British Airways Holidays and international wildlife charity Born Free have been working together over the last year to develop the travel company’s animal welfare policy Policy builds on current standards and offers a commitment to ensuring customers are able to make fully informed decisions on the holidays they choose Partnership also sees the launch of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways renews partnership with Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club for a further three years

Qatar Airways will be the Official Airline Partner of the Qatar Goodwood Festival DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) for a further three years. This partnership will enable Qatar Airways to continue its sponsorship… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong, China

Shanghai’s Newest Landmark Stuns with Outstanding Luxury, Heartfelt Guest Experiences and Sleek Modern Design Shanghai, China, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong today (08/08/2019), marking the first JW Marriott Marquis hotel in China. The 515-room luxury property debuts in Shanghai’s most dynamic… Read the full press release

IHG’s avid™ hotels brand continues expansion and accelerates international growth with first groundbreaking in Mexico

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today (07 AUGUST 2019) that its avid™ hotels brand continues to expand, with nearly 200 signings now in place for new locations. More than 60 of those signed are hotels under construction, or have design and construction… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo opens its third hotel in Italy in the bustling city of Milan

Hotel Indigo® Milan – Corso Monforte brings its boutique hotel offering to the city Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo®, opens its third hotel in Italy in the bustling city of Milan. Hotel Indigo® Milan – Corso Monforte, is centrally located close to the notable fashion district – the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the second IntercityHotel to be launched in Switzerland will open in Geneva in 2022

New IntercityHotel to open in Geneva Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has announced further development plans for its core German, Austrian and Swiss markets. The second IntercityHotel to be launched in Switzerland will open in Geneva in 2022. The IntercityHotel Geneva Airport will be located in the new… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality commits to using only cage-free eggs and egg products by the end of 2019

All of the hotel group’s brands will use only cage-free eggs and egg products in future Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Corporate Social Responsibility in the food area – as part of its group-wide sustainability strategy, Deutsche Hospitality will ensure that all eggs and egg products used in its European… Read the full press release

Hilton Brisbane’s Global Week of Service, August 12-16

BRISBANE, Australia, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Brisbane Team Members will clean public gardens, cook group meals, donate blood and support their long-term charity partners in an inspiring week of community service this month. August 12-16 marks Hilton Brisbane’s Global Week of Service, the multinational hospitality company’s annual effort to fill the earth with the… Read the full press release

Hilton San Diego Bayfront Seeks Inspiration From the Sea for its $23 Million Guest Room and Corridor Renovation

As part of the renovation, the hotel became the first for the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand in California—and the third globally—to offer Connected Room technology, which allows guests to manage their stays from the palm of their hands SAN DIEGO, CA., 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton San Diego Bayfront recently underwent a $23 million… Read the full press release

Cindy Ramesh appointed complex director of sales and marketing for Hilton Hotels of San Francisco at Union Square

SAN FRANCISCO, CA., 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cindy Ramesh has been named complex director of sales and marketing for Hilton Hotels of San Francisco at Union Square, according to Terry Lewis, complex general manager of the two hotels set in the heart of Union Square. Both properties are a short walk to Moscone Center, the… Read the full press release

Aloft Hotels Brings Music Makers Back to Their Roots with the First-Ever “Live At Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour”

Intimate Performances Will Be Accompanied By Interactive Augmented Reality ‘GIF-ITI’ Art Installation by Street Artist INSA & Money-Can’t-Buy Experiences for Marriott Bonvoy Members Bethesda, MD, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Some of the hottest names in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances for fans as part of the Live… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection and Sofía Sanchez de Betak announce the launch of an exclusive capsule collection inspired by Emirati art and culture

Sofía Sanchez de Betak, a.k.a. Chufy, Translates The Indigenous Destination Experiences of Dubai Into a Women’s Ready-to-Wear Line, CHUFY x The Luxury Collection: Dubai New York, NY, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection, a unique ensemble of more than 110 iconic luxury hotels in more than 30 countries, and Sofía Sanchez de… Read the full press release

The Stellar Dining Series by The Ritz-Carlton will land in Tokyo, Kyoto and Guangzhou between 11 September to 13 October 2019

A Rare Alignment of Nine Michelin Stars Takes Center Stage, For Dazzling Dining Across the Gourmet Cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Guangzhou Hong Kong, China, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Stellar Dining Series by The Ritz-Carlton will orbit Asia Pacific again for a second year, landing in Tokyo, Kyoto and Guangzhou, three of… Read the full press release

Hilton Hotels & Resorts releases new survey uncovering the travel highs and lows for young professionals

New Hilton Hotels & Resorts survey finds that 73% of young professionals have a better travel experience when they spend free time on their own – from exploring the city to unwinding at the lobby bar MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — As Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to innovate its offerings for the next generation… Read the full press release

Hilton Adelaide welcomes back Brent Assam as Executive Chef

ADELAIDE, Australia, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Adelaide has welcomed back Brent Assam to lead the team as Executive Chef following time spent working on the Islands of Fiji. Following time working in Africa, Perth, Fiji and Hilton Adelaide where he was Executive Sous Chef from 2013 until 2015, Brent said the time is right… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches an all-inclusive platform to bring its brands to growing, global vacation segment

Company poised to grow in the all-inclusive segment by leveraging its Marriott Bonvoy travel program and iconic brands including The Ritz-Carlton and Westin Hotels & Resorts Marriott International to manage five all-inclusive resorts with more than 2,000 rooms and owner investment of more than $800 million Bethesda, MD, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Responding… Read the full press release

Finavia to start construction of a Subsurface Flow Wetland at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Water management is an important part of Finavia’s environmental responsibility. The new underground wetland treatment facility will mean cleaner waters for the watercourses surrounding Helsinki Airport. Good environmental work is part of Finavia’s corporate responsibility. The Sum of Good Things article series highlights details of Finavia’s responsibility work. This article focuses on… Read the full press release

Finavia brought hobbyists together during The HELspotting Day at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia invited passionate plane spotters to Helsinki Airport on 6 August 2019 to learn more about the airport and to see planes and the action on the runways from a close distance. The HELspotting Day is a way for Finavia to introduce Helsinki Airport to this active stakeholder… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index: travel’s worst performance since September 2018

Leisure travel growth offset by flat business segment and contraction in int’l inbound travel WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel to and within the U.S. grew 2.4% year-over-year in June, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—travel’s worst performance since September 2018. Most concerning is the 0.8% contraction of international… Read the full press release

Swan Tours Offering Attractive Rajasthan Holiday Packages at Budget Price

Rajasthan

New Delhi, India, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Rajasthan – A unique as well as wonderful land that captivates people from throughout the world with its spectacular cities, mysterious forts and superb royal palaces. As well as also not to forget the colourful people living right here who have a continuous stream of legends… Read the full press release

ParkIT and Airparks to expand presence at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster, England, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — ParkIT and Airparks, two major companies within the Holiday Extras Group to expand their presence at Doncaster Sheffield Airport as it invests £3.5m in a major car parking expansion., Holiday Extras – the UK market leader in travel extras such as airport parking, transfers, and travel insurance –… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways unveiled new cabin product sourced locally

Kirmington, England, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has unveiled a new cabin product refresh sourcing a number of local suppliers throughout its network for the complimentary service offered on board its Flybe franchise services. The on board product has been revised and will feature guest beers, hand cooked crisps, flapjacks, shortbread biscuits, sweets… Read the full press release

GBTA announces the launch of the new Accommodations RFP

Alexandria, VA, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (August 5, 2019) announced the launch of the new Accommodations RFP. The updated RFP reflects the changing marketplace to include various accommodation solutions that buyers are using and considering for their travel programs. The… Read the full press release

GBTA study: Travel Experience Impacts Retention and Reduces Corporate Turn Over

Study Also Finds Buyers Have Limited Metrics About Traveler Experience CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Most travel buyers agree companies can improve employee retention or reduce turnover through various traveler-centric efforts. These include travel upgrades such as business class (80%), better quality technology (80%), more traveler-centric policies (77%), additional time off for frequent… Read the full press release

GBTA announces five newly elected members to its global Board of Directors

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry, announced five newly elected members to its global Board of Directors following the 2019 election during GBTA Convention in Chicago. Bhart Sarin, Director, Procurement Operations and Travel, Corporate and North America, Ingredion Incorporated, will serve… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai partners with AVDAR to launch new Kids Club and summer package for families

Shanghai, China, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In Mongolian, avdar means a wooden box that stores the most precious things in a family. In 2016, a Russian-Mongolian couple founded AVDAR based on their experiences building toys for their son using natural woods and environmentally friendly paint, which soon became popular with their friends, and a brand… Read the full press release

Celebrated medium and spiritual advisor Cyndi Tryon to offer exclusive spiritual readings September 6-9, 2019 at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Private readings available September 6 to 9, 2019 Las Vegas, U.S.A., 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas welcomes celebrated medium and spiritual advisor Cyndi Tryon, who will offer exclusive spiritual readings September 6-9, 2019 at The Spa. Tryon’s unparalleled insights are sought after by followers throughout the United States as well as internationally. “I… Read the full press release