Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts teams up with X+Q Art to launch distinctive artworks celebrating its hotels across Greater China

Le Méridien unveils collaboration with Chinese art collective X+Q Art at the press conference. From left to right: Mike Fulkerson , Vice President of Brand Marketing, Asia Pacific; Marriott International Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts; Jing Xiang, co-founder of X+Q Art; Guangci Qu, co-founder of X+Q Art   Shanghai, China,… Read the full press release

Pop star Jessie J boarded red London bus in Tokyo to help British Airways bring a slice of British culture to Japan

  London now up to 45% cheaper for tourists following rise in value of Yen Pop star brings quirky taste of British culture to busy streets of Tokyo Airline flies from London to Tokyo 14 times a week LONDON, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Pop star Jessie J brought a piece of London glamour to the streets of… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Spectacular two days of St Andrew’s Day celebrations in St Andrew

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — What is believed to be the biggest group of Andrews ever assembled has enjoyed a spectacular two days of St Andrew’s Day celebrations in – appropriately enough – St Andrews. A team of kilted VisitScotland staff scoured four of Europe’s capital cities – London, Paris, Berlin and… Read the full press release

The first ever Scottish Borders Winter Festival, 3-4 and 10-11 December

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — VISITORS are being encouraged to travel to the Scottish Borders this Christmas for a unique new festival. Several of the region’s towns and attractions have come together to host the first ever Scottish Borders Winter Festival. Special events are taking place in Galashiels, Kelso, Jedburgh, Selkirk and Hawick… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland to release new book on Scotland’s most famous modernist ruin, St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Historic Environment Scotland to release new book on Scotland’s most famous modernist ruin, St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross   St Peter’s, Cardross: Birth, Death and Renewal released marking building’s 50th anniversary Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s most famous modernist ruin, St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, is set to have its full… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland lists two of Orkney’s famous ‘Churchill Barriers’

Detail of concrete block holders, used to construct the barriers.   Second World War structures recognised as being of national importance Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Two of Orkney’s famous ‘Churchill Barriers’ have been listed by Historic Environment Scotland for the first time. The barriers were constructed during World War Two as… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland stonemasonry apprentices win Gold and Bronze in a UK-wide competition The SkillBuild Final

Ross Kennedy – Bronze medal winner from Hatston Depot in Kirkwall   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Two Scottish stonemasonry apprentices have taken Gold and Bronze respectively, in a UK-wide competition to find the country’s most talented construction apprentices. The SkillBuild Final – a national construction competition organised by the Construction Industry… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: New partnership between The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the Scottish Diaspora

VisitScotland: New partnership between The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the Scottish Diaspora   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has announced a new partnership with the Scottish Diaspora. The partnership will look to ignite renewed interest in Scotland’s national fabric while at the same time reaching out… Read the full press release

DSA Architects to design first of its kind five-star beach resort for Rezidor Hotel Group on Cape Verde Islands

DSA Architects to design first of its kind five-star beach resort for Rezidor Hotel Group on Cape Verde Islands   Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces their very first resort… Read the full press release

SFO honored by Airports Council International-North America for its Museum exhibitions brochures

Airports Council International-North America honors Airport for Museum exhibition brochures SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), which represents governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports across the United States and Canada, recently honored SFO with their 2016 Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service Award for… Read the full press release

Chicago designates 2017 as the “Year of Public Art”; invests $1.5 million in artist-led community projects

Year of Public Art celebrates Chicago’s pioneering commitment to public art and new investments in artist-led community projects CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have designated 2017 the “Year of Public Art” with a new 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project, the creation… Read the full press release

DCASE: local Chicago filmmaker Daniel Nearing takes year-long residency at the Chicago Film Office

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce local Chicago filmmaker Daniel Nearing as the inaugural Independent Film Initiative (IFI) Filmmaker in Residence at the Chicago Film Office. Nearing was selected for both his filmmaking experience and his commitment to sharing Chicago stories… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport hosts new exhibition A Modern Approach: Mid-Century Design

New exhibition features modern designers and artists from the 1930s-1960s SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Mid-twentieth-century modern design balanced expression with efficiency and utility.  Geared towards everyday living, modern design redefined housewares, furniture, and decorative arts.  The form of each object followed its function, with innovative construction methods finished in natural tones and… Read the full press release

Rembrandt’s Portrait of Jan Cornelis Sylvius to be displayed at Duff House, in Banff

Work of the Dutch master which was rediscovered two years ago to go on display in Scotland’s north east EDINBURGH, 2016-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A unique Rembrandt etching showing an Amsterdam preacher from 1633 – which was rediscovered in Edinburgh two years ago and was established to be the work of the Dutch master… Read the full press release

Ten major new galleries open at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh following £14.1 million redevelopment

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Ten major new galleries open this Friday, 8 July, at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, following a £14.1 million redevelopment in its 150th anniversary year. The new state-of-the-art galleries, which are dedicated to decorative art, design, fashion science and technology, are the latest phase in an £80… Read the full press release

Chicago Cultural Center exhibition: Paul Catanese: Visible From Space, July 9 to September 27

July 9 – September 27, 2016, at the Chicago Cultural Center Artist Residency and Exhibition Creates Large-scale Diagrams and Records with Scheduled Blimp Flights As If Seen From Space CHICAGO, 2016-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — For his premier solo exhibition in Chicago – Paul Catanese: Visible From Space – the artist creates an interdisciplinary artwork… Read the full press release

Millennium Park to host hundreds of FREE events this summer

Spend your summer with Shirley Caesar, Blonde Redhead, Ferris Bueller, Storm Large, Eddie Palmieri, Charlie Chaplin, Rachel Barton Pine, Deborah Cox, Tortoise, Orbert Davis and others Download the updated Millennium Park app for today’s events, interactive maps and more CHICAGO, 2016-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, Millennium Park will host hundreds of FREE events,… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas sets sail from Southampton, UK to exotic ports from Mediterranean to Far East with 11,000-piece art collection on exhibit

MIAMI, 2016-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s newest smartship, Ovation of the Seas, is setting sail from Southampton, U.K. this week on her 52-day Global Odyssey visiting exotic ports of call from the Mediterranean to the Far East and beyond. Guests onboard Ovation will experience these extraordinary ports while enjoying an 11,000-piece, $4.5 million… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: project to create a ‘Community Map’ of Neolithic sites

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Orkney locals are being invited to take part in a fun, organised walk through the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage site, as part of a project to create a ‘Community Map’ – which will record memories, sounds, stories and smells, rather than just the conventional roads and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai invites guests to celebrates its fully renovated lobby with “Let’s Paint” program with in-house artist Tang BoJun

Shanghai, China, 2016-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — After a two-month enhancement, Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai has unveiled a fully renovated lobby with a contemporary and modern look. To celebrate, Hotel guests are invited to participate in the “Let’s Paint” program with in-house artist Tang BoJun. A large canvas is set up in the lobby through… Read the full press release

Esenboğa Airport’s TAV Gallery Ankara hosts the 2nd Contemporary Art Fair “ARTANKARA” between March 9th and 13th, 2016

The culture-art platform TAV Gallery located at Ankara Esenboğa Airport is showcasing the artworks which will be exhibited at the 2nd Contemporary Art Fair “ARTANKARA” to the passengers. Ankara, Turkey, 2016-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Operated by TAV Airports, Esenboğa Airport’s culture-art platform TAV Gallery Ankara hosts the artworks of many local and foreign artists… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels invites artists to submit unique art works for the chance to be one of the featured artists at its hotels

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s edgy new lifestyle brand, continues to rebel against the traditional concept of hotel art with its #BlankCanvas campaign, in search and in support of emerging artists.. #BlankCanvas invites innovative painters, photographers, film-makers, sculptors, illustrators and graffiti artists to submit unique works of art for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow launches exclusive series of pop-up art exhibitions from February 18 until March 3

Moscow, Russia, 2016-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is launching an exclusive series of pop-up art exhibitions of contemporary Russian artists and photographers in cooperation with top Moscow art galleries. For two weeks at a time, Moskovksy Bar, one of the trendiest bars in the Russian capital, will be turned into a… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: medieval carved stones return home to Elgin Cathedral for exhibition on Easter weekend

Edinburgh, 2016-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Work has begun to return 126 medieval carved stones home to Elgin Cathedral. Carved faces, plants and animals are being hoisted up into the cathedral towers to form part of an exciting exhibition due to open on Easter weekend. The Elgin stones spent much of 2015 at Historic Environment… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International and the Imperial Palace Museum partner to promote traditional culture and arts of China

Official Countdown to Ovation of the Seas’ Maiden Voyage in China Begins Beijing, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International and the Imperial Palace Museum (the Palace Museum) held a joint press conference today at a signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement in the Forbidden City’s Jianfu Palace. Ovation of the Seas, Royal… Read the full press release

Scotland announces range of new and exciting events as part of the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

EDINBURGH, 2016-1-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Hot on the heels of the Year of Food and Drink 2015, Scotland is getting ready to celebrate the best of its breath-taking built heritage, bold design and awe-inspiring innovation with a range of new and exciting events as part of the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul gears up for the art season in Istanbul this September

Four Seasons is a delightful stop during art events in the city with appetising options at its outdoor terrace for pre and post exhibition visits Istanbul at the Bosphorus, Turkey, 2015-9-8 — /Travel PR News/ — September is the beginning of the art season in Istanbul. The city is bringing together international galleries, artists from… Read the full press release

Canongate Youth’s budding film makers and artists teamed up with Scotland’s Urban Past to explore and celebrate the history of the Dumbiedykes area

EDINBURGH, 2015-7-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Budding film makers and artists from Canongate Youth have teamed up with Scotland’s Urban Past (SUP) to explore and celebrate the history of the Dumbiedykes area. SUP, a nationwide initiative that puts local communities in charge of recording the history on their doorsteps, helped a group of 5-11… Read the full press release

21c Museum Hotels co-founder Laura Lee Brown to present her latest exhibition at Swanson Contemporary in Louisville, KY, July 24 through August 22

Louisville, KY, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — 21c Museum Hotels co-founder Laura Lee Brown will present her latest exhibition, From Near and Far: New Painting and Photography by Laura Lee Brown, a solo exhibition of original oil portraits, photographs and photographic collages inspired by the artist’s travels at Swanson Contemporary in Louisville, KY. The exhibition opens on Friday,… Read the full press release

New Zealand opens the doors to its first and only museum of contemporary art — The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

New Zealand has opened the doors to its first and only museum of contemporary art. New Plymouth, New Zealand, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand has opened the doors to its first and only museum of contemporary art. The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, with its curved exterior walls of mirror-like stainless steel,… Read the full press release