Air Canada adds Live TV as the newest addition to its onboard entertainment

Six Canadian national sports and news channels in English and French Customers can watch exciting live sports on TSN and RDS, including soccer, hockey, football, golf, basketball and more, plus national, world, and business news 55% of mainline aircraft to be Live TV-enabled by the second quarter of 2023 MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® hosts first ultra-luxury ship christening in Antarctica to celebrate naming of Silver Endeavour℠, world’s most luxurious expedition ship

Silversea Cruises officially names its third new ship in just nine months, hosting the first ultra-luxury ship christening in Antarctica Antarctica, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® has officially named Silver Endeavour℠, the world’s most luxurious expedition ship—hosting ultra-luxury cruising’s first Antarctica naming ceremony on November 19. The industry-leading cruise line held an expedition-style… Read the full press release

Geneva Airport increases capacity and taking airport experience to the next level with digital passenger processing technology from SITA

Passengers are experiencing a faster, more efficient journey from check-in to boarding Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers traveling from Geneva Airport can now breeze through self-service touchpoints at check-in, bag drop, and security thanks to digital passenger processing technology from SITA. The new touchpoints are helping to reduce wait times and… Read the full press release

The Calgary Airport Authority partners with Coca-Cola and Coke Canada Bottling to mural installation that depicts the iconic Bow River

Calgary, Alberta, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Aligning its sponsorship opportunities with creating sense of place, The Calgary Airport Authority has jointly partnered with Coca-Cola and Coke Canada Bottling to create a one-of-a-kind mural installation that depicts a series of scenes along our iconic Bow River. About the installation:  “We are so proud of… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of EPISODE Hsinchu the first hotel within the JdV by Hyatt portfolio in Taiwan

The first hotel to open under the Hotel EPISODE brand, introducing a new generation of lifestyle hotels in Taiwan CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (November 21, 2022) the official opening of EPISODE Hsinchu, marking the first hotel within the JdV by Hyatt portfolio in Taiwan and the… Read the full press release

Swissport Kenya named Best in Ground Handling and Best in Cargo Warehousing at the 2022 Aviation Business Excellence Awards (ABEA) in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport was named Best in Ground Handling and Best in Cargo Warehousing at the annual Aviation Business Excellence Awards in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition, the global leader in aviation ground services was voted second in the Overall Winner category. In Kenya, with some 490 employees Swissport offers… Read the full press release

Southwest provides 15 million Rapid Rewards bonus points through Mile High Heart Beats; and supports three Colorado-focused nonprofits with $20,000 donation

Just in time for the holiday season, Southwest provides 15 million Rapid Rewards bonus points through Mile High Heart Beats Supports three Colorado-focused nonprofits with a $20,000 donation to each organization DALLAS, TX, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is spreading its love across Colorado by thanking its Customers and three local… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Kidd’s Kids partner for the 16th year to send more than 20 Kidd’s Kids and their families on a special trip

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines and Kidd’s Kids partnered for the 16th year to send more than 20 Kidd’s Kids and their families on a trip to the Most Magical Place on Earth outside of Orlando, Fla. Southwest hosted a celebratory pre-flight event, complete with a red carpet send-off and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s new European vacations for summer 2024 are now open

Getaways for Every Type of Vacationer Set Sail Across Seven Ships in Nine Homeports, Including the European Debut of the amplified Oasis of the Seas MIAMI, FL, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s new European vacations for summer 2024 are now open, featuring seven world-class ships in nine homeports and a lineup… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport recognized with multiple awards and honorable mentions from Airports Going Green®

Airport recognized at annual Airports Going Green® conference SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) received multiple awards and honorable mentions from Airports Going Green® (AGG), the aviation industry’s leading forum on sustainability led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport anticipates a busy holiday travel season

Airport expects the highest passenger traffic levels since pandemic began SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) anticipates a busy holiday travel season, forecasting the highest levels of passenger traffic since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The holiday travel season will begin in earnest on Friday,… Read the full press release

SFO marks Native American Heritage Month by dedicating a land acknowledgement plaque to Ramaytush Ohlone people

Commemoration event celebrates Native American Heritage Month SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a dedication ceremony for a plaque to acknowledge that the Ramaytush Ohlone people are the original inhabitants of the land where SFO currently stands. The event was… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport expects to serve more than 356,000 passengers this Thanksgiving travel period

Passengers Urged to Arrive at Least Two Hours Prior to Departure Kansas City, MO, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Employees at Kansas City International Airport are gearing up for the annual Thanksgiving holiday travel rush that could reach approximately 356,000 travelers over the peak travel period. Airport officials suggest that travelers  arrive early, at… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport ready to welcome more than 438,000 passengers this holiday season

Plan ahead for a travel experience that’s smooth as gravy San José, Calif., 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With passenger traffic to and from Silicon Valley now at its highest level since 2019, Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) expects to be busier this holiday season than it has been for some time. The… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launched daily, nonstop service from San Antonio to Las Vegas and Orlando

Daily service to Las Vegas and Orlando starts, with Baltimore/Washington D.C.  and Fort Lauderdale launching March 2023 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — San Antonio travel options soared today (Nov. 17, 2022) as Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) launched its daily, nonstop service from San Antonio International Airport (SAT) to popular leisure destinations, including Las Vegas (LAS)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways highlights products and services thru new branding at London Heathrow Terminal 4

Branding features a 9-metre Boeing 777-9 scaled model aircraft, a 12-metre LED screen also promoting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 London, UK, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has unveiled new branding at London Heathrow Terminal 4 roundabout . The branding features a 9-metre long Boeing 777-9 scaled model aircraft, placed above… Read the full press release

Up to 80% off Saint Lucia for Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Dedicated Site Features More Than Two Dozen Hotels, Villas, Resorts, B&Bs and Local Experiences

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — This year for Black Friday & Cyber Monday, more than two dozen accommodation providers and experiences in Saint Lucia – from luxury hotels to rain forest tours – are providing discounts up to 80% off. Offers include discounts on room rates, hotel upgrades, resort credits, Pitons… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new direct route between London and Cincinnati

London, UK, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has announced a new direct route from London Heathrow to the Cincinnati region, starting from Summer 2023. Cincinnati will become the 27th US destination served directly from London by British Airways, which offers 300 transatlantic flights per week, the most of any UK carrier. Starting… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism welcomed MSC Cruises’ most environmentally advanced and largest ever cruise ship, the MSC World Europa

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani officially named the ship MSC World Europa in grand ceremony accompanied by live performances and events on the Doha Grand Terminal Port, where air and sea transport come together Qatar continues to be a top destination for tourists with one of the world’s most modern ports Doha,… Read the full press release

Houston Airports to welcome its largest holiday travel crowd since 2019

As more passengers take to the skies this holiday season, people should plan and prepare for their trip to the airport HOUSTON, TX, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Houston Airports is preparing to welcome its largest holiday travel crowd since 2019. George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) expect a combined 2.3… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of opened Crowne Plaza Vinh Yen City Centre in Vietnam

Crowne Plaza Vinh Yen City Centre is the first to offer the brand’s new ‘Plaza Workspace’ and WorkLife room in South East Asia Vinh Yen City, Vietnam, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies and Bao Quan Investment & Construction Joint Stock Company, have officially opened Crowne… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces renewal of its partnership with the PGA of Australia

IHG extends its partnership with the PGA of Australia DENHAM, UK, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality groups, has announced the renewal of its partnership with the PGA of Australia which sees IHG continue as Major Partner of the PGA of Australia, the Official Partner… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces Dinso Resort Phuket, Vignette Collection opening in mid-2023

Luxury & Lifestyle brand accelerates growth with Dinso Resort Co., Ltd collaboration Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce that its Luxury & Lifestyle collection brand, Vignette Collection, will come to the famed beach destination of Patong in partnership with… Read the full press release

Blue Diamond Resorts recognised with AAA Four Diamond distinction for the 2022 period

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Diamond Resorts has been honored once again with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond distinction from the American Automobile Association for the 2022 period. The highlight of this recognition is that Royalton Grenada, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort, received its first AAA Four Diamond designation less… Read the full press release

Marriott International plans to open 30 more hotels in its select service portfolio in Greater China by the end of 2023

The company’s “Brand + Destination” strategy in Greater China is expected to capture robust travel demand by matching destinations with brand debuts and entries BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., today (NOVEMBER 15, 2022) announced plans to expand its select service portfolio in Greater China with the expected addition of… Read the full press release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority welcomes Metrorail to Dulles International Airport

Opening of Dulles Metrorail Station Connects Passengers to Regional Transit Network Including Direct Train Service to Downtown Washington, D.C. Washington DC, USA, 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority officially welcomed Metrorail to Dulles International Airport on Tuesday, marking the completion of a major two-phase Silver Line construction project to extend… Read the full press release

Hilton partners with Proof Creative to reimagine the beverage experience across Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Peacock Alley locations around the world

MCLEAN, Va., 2022-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With a focus on innovating and evolving for tomorrow’s traveler, Hilton, a global leader in hospitality, today (November 16, 2022) announced a partnership with Proof & Company’s award-winning bar and beverage consultancy arm, Proof Creative, to reimagine the beverage experience across Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Peacock… Read the full press release

est, the signature French restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi again earns a Michelin star

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Announced on November 15, 2022, this year’s edition of the Michelin Guide Tokyo once again awarded a coveted star to est, the signature French restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi. est is led by the culinary vision of Chef Guillaume Bracaval, who honed his craft in the Michelin-starred… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2022 and one of World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies 2022

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has once again been ranked as a top place to work. Around one month after making the list of the World’s Best Employers 2022, the company was named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2022 as well as one of the World’s… Read the full press release

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs and Emirates approve biometric data usage to improve airport experience

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In collaboration with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA), Emirates airline is now offering international travellers the opportunity to speed up their airport experience by consenting to the use of biometric data. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Lieutenant General Mohamed Ahmed… Read the full press release