Emirates offers specially curated meal in specially design boxes this Ramadan

Emirates’ signature Ramadan service is expected to begin on 13 April Dubai, UAE, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its annual Ramadan service, Emirates offers a specially curated meal served in ready-to-eat boxes to customers fasting during the holy month. This year, the airline’s in-house designers and product design team collaborated with local… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes first quarantine-free travellers from Australia

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The arrival of the first quarantine-free travellers from Australia on Monday 19 April will trigger a full operational split of Auckland Airport’s international terminal to handle the physical separation of arrivals heading into managed isolation or quarantine. Auckland Airport Chief Executive Adrian Littlewood said after months… Read the full press release

flydubai announces resumption of services to Eritrea’s capital Asmara

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has resumed flights to Eritrea’s capital Asmara with a weekly flight service. Flights to Asmara start from 15 April and will operate between Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) and Asmara International Airport (ASM). Flights are now available to book on flydubai.com. With the… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to implement actions to raise standards for workplace racial and cultural diversity

Holistic Review Began in Summer 2020 Following Death of George Floyd; Work Led by Leadership Steering Committee of 10 PA Senior Executives and More than 125 Employee Volunteers Management Training Courses to Add Major Focus on Supporting Diversity and Inclusion Three Initiatives Encourage Upward Mobility in Job Categories with High Proportion of Diverse Employees Through… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum opens for 2021 season with exceptional new amenities and energizing programming

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Located on the shores of delightful Paradise Bay, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum opens for the season on 1 April, with exceptional new amenities and  energizing programming. The seasonal opening introduces exciting enhancements including augmented dining offers, a tennis academy and innovative fitness training, an expanded shopping boutique featuring luxury… Read the full press release

JdV by Hyatt expands in Canada through new hotels The Anndore House and The Walper Hotel

Hyatt continues to expand brand presence of independent hotels in Canada with new hotel joining JdV by Hyatt brand today and another slated to join later this year CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the continued expansion of the JdV by Hyatt brand with The Anndore House… Read the full press release

Oman Air extends complimentary COVID-19 coverage until 31 December 2021

Muscat, Oman, 2021-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has extended its complimentary COVID-19 coverage until 31 December 2021. The complimentary coverage is for expenses incurred by medical treatment or quarantine related to the COVID-19 virus, and applies to tickets issued for travel after 1 October 2020… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards members can now earn Miles while shopping online with more than 50 brands in the UAE

Emirates Skywards has launched skywardsmilesmall.com in the UAE, allowing members to earn Miles while shopping online at more than 50 popular brands. Dubai, UAE, 2021-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the successful launch of skywardsmilesmall.com in the US, and UK, Emirates Skywards members can now earn Miles while shopping online with more than 50 brands in… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas donates to the Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Center at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital through its Dollars for Deeds campaign

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas has presented a cheque for over THB 500,000 to the Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Center at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital as part of the hotel chain’s on-going CSR campaign – Dollars for Deeds.  Honouring HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn – The Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Center,… Read the full press release

Celebrate Ramadan Outdoors at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence

The Hotel celebrates Ramadan and invites guests to share the spirit with loved ones, family and friends with an attractive selection of culinary experiences and spa packages that capture the essence of the Holy Month Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt, 2021-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence unveils delectable… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines continues its international expansion with new flights from Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The brightest planes in the sky will continue to soar over Mexico, this time touching down at a new destination! Today (March 31, 2021 ) Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) announced plans to continue its international expansion by adding Puerto Vallarta’s Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) to… Read the full press release

Spirit to offer nonstop access from LAX to Mexico via Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Clear skies full of bright yellow are ahead for the Los Angeles basin all the way down to the tip of Baja Mexico. Today (March 31, 2021) Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) announced plans to expand internationally from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after two decades of providing… Read the full press release

British Airways invests in ZeroAvia to accelerate its journey towards a zero emissions future

It comes just weeks after British Airways announced a partnership with ZeroAvia through parent company IAG’s Hangar 51 accelerator programme to explore how hydrogen-powered aircraft can play a leading role in the future of sustainable flying Investing in new technologies like zero emissions hydrogen-powered aircraft forms part of the airline’s longer-term plans to achieve net… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport announces onsite covid testing centre in partnership with Randox

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has announced an onsite covid testing centre in partnership with leading global diagnostics firm, Randox, in preparation for the return of its international flights in the coming months. The centre will offer both PCR tests and antigen (lateral flow) tests and will give… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways renews its sponsorship as Official Airline Partner to Orbis UK

The multiple award-winning airline extends its sponsorship as Official Airline Partner until 2024 DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has renewed its sponsorship as Official Airline Partner to Orbis UK for a further three years. The airline has been a proud supporter of Orbis and its blindness prevention programmes since 2012…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines becomes the 14th full member of oneworld

Guests will enjoy a seamless travel experience on flights within the global alliance to as many as 1,000 destinations in more than 170 countries and territories SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Marking a milestone in its 89-year history, Alaska Airlines today (March 31, 2021) celebrated its first day as a member of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches 21% off on summer 2021 fares to and from Alaska

Travel to Alaska in 2021 and enjoy up to a 21% discount on Alaska Airlines SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Denali? Check. Majestic glaciers? Check. Reunions? Please. Alaska? Definitely. Starting today (March 30, 2021), Alaska Airlines is launching a sale that’s full of summer fun in the Land of the Midnight Sun with… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific operates special flights to bring Hong Kong residents home from the United Kingdom

Airline welcomes partial relaxation of quarantine measures for passengers Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific stands ready to support the operation of special flights to bring Hong Kong residents home from the United Kingdom. The flights (CX2252) will be departing from London Heathrow on 21 and 28 April 2021. Seats… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches fare sale as low as $49 one-way!

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a fare sale today, March 30, 2021, through April 8, 2021, 11:59 p.m., Central Daylight Time, for travel from April 20, 2021, through June 30, 2021, for continental U.S., San Juan, Puerto Rico, and international travel. Start the summer off right with the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines offers Hawaii-bound customers Pre-Clear convenience

Hawaii-bound Customers flying Southwest from five gateway airports in California now can verify compliance with State of Hawaii COVID procedures before departing the mainland, streamlining airport arrivals on-island DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has introduced an added convenience for Customers flying to Hawaii on Southwest Airlines®—an ability to present… Read the full press release

Qantas and Jetstar launch half price fares to 15 destinations

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Aussies looking to book a holiday can grab discounted fares to any Qantas and Jetstar domestic or regional destination for travel for the rest of 2021. From midnight tonight, Qantas and Jetstar will be releasing half price fares to 15 destinations as part of the Federal Government’s… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches Marriott Bonvoy® The BEST Shinhan Card

‘Marriott Bonvoy® The BEST Shinhan Card’ combines the competitive advantages of a major card company with the reach and choice of the highly-awarded travel program Bethesda, MD, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (MARCH 30, 2021) announced the launch of Marriott Bonvoy® The BEST Shinhan Card, offered exclusively by Visa, enabling cardholders to accelerate… Read the full press release

Hotel Continental to open as InterContinental Sorrento following a state-of-the-art restoration

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce that its luxury InterContinental brand will come to Sorrento in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula as part of the redevelopment of the Hotel Continental. It follows the signing of a management agreement with the Consortium behind the iconic Hotel Continental… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Animal Wonderland launch animal mobilisation room package

Travelling in Style at Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou. Fuzhou, China, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou, together with Animal Wonderland, has launched an animal mobilisation room package. Explore ‘the Banyan City’ with a new perspective at Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou, surrounded by exquisite food, comfortable rooms and luxurious services. During the stay, guests and… Read the full press release

Lufthansa facilitates travel in times of pandemic with CommonPass App

Integration now possible on all flights from Frankfurt to the USA Pre-check of digital test certificates now also available before all return flights from Palma de Mallorca to Germany up to 72 hours before departure Cologne, Germany, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa introduces new offer for travel to the U.S.: Passengers who have… Read the full press release

Oman Air launches new service between Muscat and Sharjah, UAE

Muscat, Oman, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has launched its new service between Muscat and Sharjah, UAE, with 3 weekly flights (Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays), operated with Airbus 330 aircraft. Wednesday and Sunday flights from Muscat will depart at 14:25 and arrive in Sharjah… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces resumption of flights to Riyadh KSA

Muscat, Oman, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will resume flights to Riyadh KSA on 1st April 2021, operating 4 flights per week. Flights to Dammam KSA resumed on 28 March 2021, operating 4 flights per week. Oman Air will maintain its comprehensive safety program… Read the full press release

TAP launches eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer

TAP announces more flights to Funchal, Porto Santo and Cape Verde. TAP is launching eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer. Lisbon, Portugal, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP is gradually restoring its operations and plans to operate 879 flights per week on 100 routes in August. The summer 2021 network plan… Read the full press release

Hampton Brown appointed Vice President, Revenue Generation, Marketing, & Innovation at San Diego International Airport

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — After an extensive nationwide search, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority President and CEO, Kimberly Becker has promoted Hampton Brown to Vice President, Revenue Generation, Marketing, & Innovation. In this role, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the revenue generation, innovation, marketing, and air… Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association announces partnership with Switzerland Tourism with focus on Sustainability

Monroe, WA, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — During the first in Europe AdventureELEVATE virtual event (24-25 March 2021) the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Switzerland Tourism (ST) announced their two-year collaboration with focus on Sustainability. During the next two years, Switzerland will partner with ATTA on knowledge gathering and sharing, education, market activation, and awareness… Read the full press release