Whistler Blackcomb hosts annual Dress Like Santa Day on Saturday, December 17

First 100 Skiers/Snowboarders Dressed Like Santa or Mrs. Claus Ski For Free  WHISTLER, BC, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the resort, Santa was spotted skiing, his favourite sport. Santa and Mrs. Claus caught the first chair, in hopes that fresh tracks soon would be theirs. Whistler Blackcomb’s… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Links to England, Scotland and Wales celebrated ahead of new blockbuster film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Lands of Legends Celebrate ‘King Arthur’ Links to England, Scotland and Wales celebrated ahead of blockbuster 2017 film EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The new blockbuster film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword directed by Guy Ritchie hits UK cinemas on 24 March 2017. It stars Charlie ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Hunnam, as… Read the full press release

Now in its sixth year Never Ever Days back at Whistler Blackcomb

450 ADULTS NEW TO SKIING/SNOWBOARDING WILL RECEIVE A LESSON, LIFT TICKET, RENTAL GEAR & APRÈS FOR ONLY $25 WHISTLER, BC, 2016-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh on the heels of a massive expansion and upgrade to the learning area on Whistler Mountain, Never Ever Days are back at Whistler Blackcomb. On December 10 and 11,… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s North Star attraction broke the record for “Highest Viewing Deck on a Cruise Ship”

The cruise line’s unique North Star attraction has broken the record for being the “Highest Viewing Deck on a Cruise Ship” LONDON, 2016-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean has today announced that it has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records with its unique North Star attraction aboard the cruise line’s Quantum-class… 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

Port of Oakland: Jack London Square free, family friendly events expected to attract thousands of visitors this December

Port of Oakland: Jack London Square free, family friendly events expected to attract thousands of visitors this December   Oakland, Calif., 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of visitors are expected in Jack London Square the first weekend in December for traditional holiday celebrations. Two, free, family friendly events are scheduled with the annual tree… Read the full press release

Pupils from local primary schools joins the Christmas cheer at Auckland Airport

Pupils from local primary schools joins the Christmas cheer at Auckland Airport   Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — With the festive season nearly here, Auckland Airport is adding to the Christmas cheer by inviting pupils from local primary schools to get involved in some Christmas activities. One of the activities has… Read the full press release

Scottish highlands icons at Heathrow’s Terminal Five as part of partnership activity between VisitScotland and Heathrow

Evelyn Lamous from Chicago meets members of the Clanranald Trust at Heathrow Airport   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Air passengers in London were forced to do a double take this weekend as kilted Highlanders, a ceilidh band and even the famous Calanais Standing Stones were spotted at Heathrow’s Terminal Five. The… Read the full press release

Visit Omaha creates “Holiday Island” in the Gene Leahy Mall

OMAHA, NE, 2016-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ —  Get ready for a holiday surprise at this year’s kickoff to the Omaha Holiday Lights Festival. Visit Omaha has created “Holiday Island” in the Gene Leahy Mall as a gift to all of the residents, visitors, attractions, event organizers, restaurants and businesses that make Omaha an incredible visitor… 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

Zoo Atlanta invites fans to vote for the giant panda twins’ names

Voting begins today on seven sets of names, one of which will be revealed on December 12 ATLANTA, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The 11-week-old giant panda twins born to Lun Lun on September 3 will soon reach one of their most important milestones yet – getting their names. The twins will be named on… 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

VisitScotland’s two-day business development mission to Hamburg and Frankfurt, 15-16 November

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A Scottish company that offers “the only nocturnal wildlife tours in the Northern Hemisphere” is focusing its night-vision cameras on Germany. Based in Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, Nocturnal Wildlife Tours is one of six tourism firms heading to Germany this week as part of VisitScotland’s latest… Read the full press release

New video from VisitScotland is tempting astro tourists to explore strange new worlds via the country’s top dark sky hotspots

A clear, starlit winter night across Loch Cluanie, Highlands.   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — As Scotland prepares to witness a ‘supermoon’ tonight (Monday), a new video from VisitScotland is tempting astro tourists to explore strange new worlds via the country’s top dark sky hotspots. The Dark Skies video, found here https://youtu.be/v8IQAUvopnI… Read the full press release

City of Chicago: 112-year-old George Washington Monument at Martin Luther King Drive and 51st Street fully restored

Chicago, 2016-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time to honor one of our country’s first and most honorable veterans on Veterans Day, the City of Chicago announces the completion of the restoration of the 112-year-old George Washington Monument at Martin Luther King Drive and 51st Street. The bronze sculpture of Washington, astride a… Read the full press release

Signature Vacations announces the first Splash Water World in Punta Cana now officially open

TORONTO, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Signature Vacations is pleased to announce that the first Splash Water World in Punta Cana is now officially open. Operated by the tour operator’s exclusive hotel partner, RIU Hotels & Resorts, the water attractions facility is the first RIU establishment specializing in aquatic activities, and welcomes all guests staying… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Scotland’s Winter Festivals kicks off on St Andrew’s Day November 30

Street of Light, part of Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations.   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Between raising the roof on St Andrew’s Day (30 November) for Scotland’s patron saint, and raising a dram in honour of the Bard on Burns Night (25 January) – with the world-famous Hogmanay celebrations in between – it’s… Read the full press release

Knott’s Berry Farm announces new enhancements to its offerings in summer 2017

Buena Park, Calif., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — There’s farm fresh fun for everyone coming to Knott’s Berry Farm in 2017 with a brand new thrill ride, an extended Knott’s Boysenberry Festival, the exciting return of Ghost Town Alive! next summer, and the expansion of Knott’s Soak City Waterpark. Sol Spin will bring brand new… Read the full press release

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex opens Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® presented by Boeing, November 11-12, 2016

Cape Canaveral, FL, 2016-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Gemini and Apollo space program astronauts Buzz Aldrin, James Lovell and Thomas Stafford are just a few of the revered NASA astronauts who will be at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex next week to commemorate the grand opening of Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall… Read the full press release

Research: 928,000 people attended gigs and festivals in Scotland in 2015

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s first music tourism summit, set to take place in Glasgow later this month, could provide a platform for the ‘limitless’ possibilities of music tourism in Scotland. The Music Tourist Summit (18-19 November) will bring together a diverse range of Scottish and international businesses from across… Read the full press release

Seaside resort of Dornoch nominated in the ‘Rising Star’ category of The Great British High Street Awards

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — An historic Highland town which has seen its visitor numbers soar by over 30% over the last year is the only Scottish finalist in The Great British High Street Awards. The seaside resort of Dornoch has been nominated in the ‘Rising Star’ category of the awards for… Read the full press release

The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions to hold its annual Autumn Conference at The Crieff Hydro Hotel, 10-11 November 2016

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA), which represents the interests of the key visitor attractions sector in Scotland, will be holding its annual two-day Autumn Conference at The Crieff Hydro Hotel in Perthshire from 10th – 11th November 2016. This year’s conference, which focuses on ‘Achieving… Read the full press release

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway and Museum of Scottish Railways awarded VisitScotland’s 4-Star Quality Assurance rating

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Volunteers and staff at the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway and Museum of Scottish Railways are celebrating after being awarded, for the first time, the national tourism organisation’s 4-Star grading in recognition of the outstanding visitor experience they offer. VisitScotland’s 4-Star Quality Assurance rating is awarded to attractions… 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

VisitScotland: plan your forest adventure with new e-book Autumn Adventures in Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — They may be prickly or waxy, and you may need to rub some to smell their hidden scents, but in the autumn there is nothing more colourful in Scotland than the humble leaf. Now VisitScotland is encouraging the country to become a nation of leaf spotters this autumn… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: The Forth Bridge voted Scotland’s greatest man-made wonder

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Forth Bridge has been voted Scotland’s greatest man-made wonder in new research by VisitScotland as part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016. The 126 year old bridge and UNESCO World Heritage Site pipped Edinburgh Castle, The Kelpies and the Glenfinnan Viaduct to take the top… Read the full press release

Alberta: Black Tie Ski Rentals launches Banff’s first ski rental delivery service this upcoming 2016/17 season

Alberta: Black Tie Ski Rentals launches Banff’s first ski rental delivery service this upcoming 2016/17 season   BANFF, AB, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Black Tie Ski Rentals, the largest ski rental delivery service in North America, announced today the opening of its brand new Banff location. Black Tie Skis Banff will provide the globally-recognized… Read the full press release

Air Partner to arrange hosted buyer flights for IMEX America exhibition in Las Vegas

Air Partner to arrange hosted buyer flights for IMEX America exhibition in Las Vegas   Gatwick, England, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, a global provider of aircraft charter and scheduled airline travel, is working with IMEX America to arrange hosted buyer flights for the 2016 exhibition in Las Vegas for the sixth consecutive… Read the full press release

Air Partner reports record first half 2016 for its Private Jets division

Air Partner reports record first half 2016 for its Private Jets division   Gatwick, England, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In its interim results for the six months to 31 July 2016, published on 29 September, global aviation services group Air Partner reported a record first half for its Private Jets division. Performance in the… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland to host its popular Fright Night event at Linlithgow Palace, 28th – 31st October

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors are invited to go back in time to the Linlithgow Palace of the 1850’s this month with Historic Environment Scotland’s popular Fright Night event. Costumed performers will delve into the depths of the palace’s past to uncover sinister stories, bringing the unique historic site to life… Read the full press release