Delaware North expands offerings at Yellowstone National Park with the acquisition of Yellowstone Vacations

Yellowstone Vacations bolsters Delaware North’s offerings in West Yellowstone, Mont., with lodging properties to also be marketed under the new brand name BUFFALO, N.Y., and WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont., 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, one of the largest privately held hospitality and food service companies in the world, is expanding its offerings at Yellowstone… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: New interactive online experience of some of Scotland’s most spectacular viewpoints

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A new interactive online experience of some of Scotland’s most spectacular viewpoints is set to put adventurous visitors in a spin during the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016. Paramotoring off Ben Nevis – Scotland’s tallest mountain at 1,346 metres high – and biking up Ben… Read the full press release

Banff, Alberta named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list

Banff, Alberta named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list   Banff is the only Canadian must-see destination on the annual list BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Banff, Alberta has been named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list which highlights 21 must-see places to visit… Read the full press release

Popular Pokémon characters arrived at Changi Airport

Crowd at the launch of Changi Airport’s year-end festivities   SINGAPORE, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport is the destination to be for all aspiring Pokémontrainers from Singapore and overseas as it becomes the lair for the pocket monsters that have taken the world by storm. Popular Pokémon characters – Pikachu and his… Read the full press release

Bollywood star and Tourism New Zealand’s ambassador to India Sidharth Malhotra starts his second visit to New Zealand

Sidharth Malhotra and All Blacks legend Richie McCaw take in the Canterbury sights together.   Christchurch ,New Zealand, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Sidharth Malhotra, Tourism New Zealand’s ambassador to India, touched down in Christchurch this morning to a welcome from two sporting greats and members of the local Indian community. The Bollywood star… Read the full press release

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows to welcome guests for the 2016-17 season on Nov. 23

Millions in snowmaking investments at the resort put into action at every opportunity  The 2016-17 Tahoe Super Pass currently on sale starting at $499, prices good through November 15 Olympic Valley, Calif., 2016-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will open on Nov. 23, weather and conditions permitting, looking to once again host… Read the full press release

Scotland offers the best location to view the much-anticipated “supermoon” on Monday, 14 November

The setting moon casts a warm light over Loch Trool in the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park, bringing out Autumn colours in the ancient Oak woodland. Overhead, the Milky Way sets into the West. Image credit: Viridian Skies Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s an astronomical sight that hasn’t been spotted in… Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association’s AdventureEDU to host two-day training event for Swedish adventure travel businesses

Seattle, WA, 2016-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Trade Association’s AdventureEDU educators will travel to Västmanland, Sweden, November 15 – 16, 2016, to lead a two-day training event for Swedish adventure travel businesses. Recognizing the sophisticated nature of the participants, the educators engaged for the event include some of the industry’s best-regarded and… Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Conservation Fund: New nonprofit for the travel industry

Seattle, WA, 2016-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Conservation Fund (ATCF), a new nonprofit for the travel industry, was unveiled on September 20th to a gathering of over 800 international travel operators, buyers and media. The purpose of the ATCF is to directly fund local organizations engaged in the conservation of unique natural… Read the full press release

80 adventure videos now available for viewing via the Adventure in Motion Film Contest at Adventure.Travel

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 80 adventure videos are now available for viewing via the Adventure in Motion Film Contest, powered by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA; www.adventuretravel.biz). Viewers can vote on their favorite films by “liking” them using the Facebook button on the contest platform. The three finalists with the… Read the full press release

The Adventure Travel Trade Association launched the newly redesigned Adventure.Travel website

  SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA;www.adventuretravel.biz) has just launched the newly redesigned Adventure.Travel website. Adventure.Travel is the consumer-facing companion website of the ATTA, showcasing the association’s members and partners. The website compiles hundreds of responsible tour operators, travel advisors, adventure destinations and accommodations and features trips, traveler reviews, photos, videos… Read the full press release

Second annual Salomon Valley to Peak trail running race on September 3 at Whistler Mountain

Participants Challenged With Tackling the Full Vertical Climb of Whistler Mountain  WHISTLER, BC, 2016-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Outdoor fitness enthusiasts and trail runners should mark their calendars for the second annual Salomon Valley to Peak trail running race. Whistler Blackcomb and Salomon will host the race September 3 on Whistler Mountain. The Salomon Valley… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb Snow School’s wildly popular Never Ever Days to take place on January 9 and 10

WHISTLER, BC, 2016-1-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Back for its fifth consecutive year, the Whistler Blackcomb Snow School’s wildly popular Never Ever Days will take place January 9 and 10. The inception of Never Ever Days came from Whistler Blackcomb’s dedication to promote growth in the sport of skiing and snowboarding. Open to 450… Read the full press release

The Adventure Travel Trade Association announces the return of its North-American event, AdventureELEVATE in 2016

SEATTLE, 2015-11-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA; www.adventuretravel.biz) announced the return of its North-American event, AdventureELEVATE, in 2016. The two-day conference will be held in Saguenay, Québec, June 6 – 7, 2016. Last year’s inaugural AdventureELEVATE was held in Snowmass, Colorado, and brought together thought-leaders and practitioners in the adventure travel industry. AdventureELEVATE… Read the full press release

ATTA’s AdventureEDU program now provides online courses for organizations involved in the adventure travel industry

SEATTLE, 2015-11-13 — /Travel PR News/ —  The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA; www.adventuretravel.biz) is now offering online courses as part of its AdventureEDU program, which provides training for governments, associations and tour operators involved in the adventure travel industry. Previously only offered as in-destination programs, now the ATTA is offering three courses using the online education… Read the full press release

2016 Winter Trail Events and Races in Snow-Filled Colorado

DENVER, 2015-11-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Outdoor enthusiasts celebrate winter in Colorado because with the falling snow comes a new selection of activities to be enjoyed on the state’s diverse trails. From winter hiking and cross-country skiing to snowshoeing and fat biking there are adventures, guided tours and special events to be experienced on trails across… Read the full press release

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2016 (AT&RTCM 2016) will be at Dusit Island Resort in Chiang Rai, Thailand, Feb 17-19, 2016

BANGKOK, 2015-9-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2016 (AT&RTCM 2016) will be taking place at the Dusit Island Resort in the historic northern city of Chiang Rai, Thailand from February 17-19, 2016 under the theme “Creating Experiences, Sharing Opportunities”. The PATA… Read the full press release

One of New Zealand’s most iconic tourism experiences the Shotover Jet turns 50

The Shotover Jet, one of New Zealand’s most iconic tourism experiences, will turn 50 in November. Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-9-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In November 2015 one of New Zealand’s most iconic tourism experiences will celebrate 50 years of operation. The world famous Shotover Jet commenced operations on the upper Shotover River in 1965 and… Read the full press release

Anchorage, Alaska wins the bid to serve as host of the 2016 Adventure Travel World Summit

SEATTLE, 2015-8-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Anchorage, Alaska, has won the bid to serve as host of the 2016 Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS). The Summit is the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s (ATTA) premiere annual gathering of the global adventure tourism industry for inspiration and education as well as networking and showcasing new adventure products and… Read the full press release

ATTA: AdventureWeek Rebound Nepal familiarization trip highlights that Nepal is ready to welcome travelers again

SEATTLE, 2015-7-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA; www.adventuretravel.biz) has announced the program for AdventureWeek Rebound Nepal, a specialized familiarization (FAM) trip that highlights the fact that Nepal is ready to welcome travelers again after the April 2015 earthquake and showcases the adventure opportunities along the Great Himalaya Trails. The trip… Read the full press release

Colorado boasts a wide assortment of adventure activities especially for adrenalin junkies this summer

DENVER, 2015-6-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Colorado is known for its world-class skiing, riding and high-octane winter pursuits, but during the summer months, Colorado boasts a wide assortment of adventure activities, especially for adrenalin junkies. While many enjoy rafting the state’s first-rate rapids and biking down rugged mountain terrain, Colorado also offers a variety of… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: Launching this year, the Tour de Yorkshire attracts the world’s great riders from May 1-3, 2015

LONDON, 2015-3-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The rows of people lining the route of last year’s Yorkshire Grand Départ of the Tour de France are not just testament to the growing popularity of cycling in the UK, but of Yorkshire as a place to hold world-class events – and holidays! Such was the welcome… Read the full press release

ATTA’s next regional adventure tourism conference in Europe is called AdventureNEXT and will be held during May 2016 in Ohrid, Macedonia

Ohrid, Macedonia, 2015-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Networking and cooperation emerged as a welcome new theme among a previously fragmented group of destinations, government bodies, donor agencies and stakeholders in the Western Balkans. Chris Doyle, ATTA’s Executive Director for Europe, and Gergana Nikolova, ATTA’s Development Lead in Europe, were in Macedonia in mid-February to… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb: Top Ski and Snowboard Photographers Compete at the 9th Annual ARC’TERYX Deep Winter Photo Challenge, presented by GORE-TEX®

Five Top Ski and Snowboard Photographers Compete to be Named “King/Queen of Storms” WHISTLER, BC, 2015-1-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The ARC’TERYX Deep Winter Photo Challenge, presented by GORE-TEX®, made its debut nine years ago with the aspiration of being a grass-roots gathering to celebrate local photographers and photography created during the typical January storm… Read the full press release

Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation launched its U.K. Outdoor Adventure marketing campaign with Ray Mears as the official spokesperson

Attracting the U.K. Visitor with Personality Favourite Ray Mears Toronto, Ontario, 2014-12-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ontario is a popular destination for the outdoor adventurer and the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) welcomes the opportunity to share Ontario’s dynamic tourism offerings with visitors from the United Kingdom. The OTMPC has launched its U.K. Outdoor Adventure… Read the full press release

First 100 Skiers Dressed Like Santa Or Mrs. Claus Ski For Free at Whistler Blackcomb’s annual Dress Like Santa Day on December 13

WHISTLER, BC, 2014-12-12 — /Travel PR News/ — ‘Tis the season for spreading Christmas cheer! Twinkling lights, snow covered mountains and a roaring fire are all staples of Christmas in Whistler. But, there is one revered tradition that stands out from the crowd – quite literally. Whistler Blackcomb’s annual Dress Like Santa Day is taking place on… Read the full press release

New Zealand Tourism: Indian adventurer completes New Zealand’s epic walk Te Araroa – The Long Pathway

An Indian-born adventurer has taken an unexpected journey from the slums of India to the extremities of Middle-earth. Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-12-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Naresh Kumar, a 32-year-old originally from Chennai, India, has completed New Zealand’s epic walk Te Araroa – The Long Pathway, a 3000km continuous trail that begins at sacred… Read the full press release

PATA announces line up of international speakers for the upcoming PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015 in Thimphu, Bhutan, February 4-6, 2015

BANGKOK, 2014-12-5 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be bringing together a dynamic line up of international speakers for the upcoming PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015 (AT&RTCM 2015) in Thimphu, Bhutan on February 4-6, 2015. The event will bring together both public and… Read the full press release

ATTA unveils fresh new look of AdventureTravelNews

SEATTLE, 2014-11-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The AdventureTravelNews site features a mix of ATTA news, stories about our members and industry trends that affect us all. In order to support our visitors and to enhance the experience of reading the stories found there, we’ve done a little reconstruction. We’re happy to release the fresh… Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association welcomes Gergana Nikolova to its team as Development Lead – Europe

SEATTLE, WA, 2014-11-3 — /Travel PR News/ — To enhance support for its nearly 300 members throughout Europe and its increased engagement in responsible adventure tourism development throughout the region, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA; www.adventuretravel.biz) has added Gergana Nikolova to its team as Development Lead – Europe. Nikolova is primarily responsible for business development, development… Read the full press release