The Colorado Tourism Office Aims to Build Tourism Industry’s Advantage With New Strategic Plan

Denver, CO, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Board today approved the Colorado Tourism Roadmap, a comprehensive strategic plan to build the Colorado tourism industry’s competitive advantage through closer collaboration, creation of new traveler experiences across the state and a fresh focus on sustainable tourism. Ten months in the making and led by… Read the full press release

Win Two Tickets To Berlin in SFO Contest

#SFO2Berlin contest welcomes new service on airberlin, will award 2 roundtrip economy ticket SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced a contest on social media to celebrate new nonstop service from SFO to Berlin on airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline.  The contest, titled #SFO2Berlin, invites participants to answer… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has been awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the fourth time in a row – the first time in the history of the awards that an Eastern European airport has kept its top position for four consecutive years. Presented at the… Read the full press release

British Airways Adds New Route to the Golden State

LONDON, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Made in Chelsea star Stephanie Pratt brings a Californian glow to Gatwick to celebrate British Airways’ new route to Oakland, San Francisco Bay. Stephanie, who went to college in San Francisco, stuns in a photoshoot to mark the airline’s first route from Gatwick to California, and its fifth service… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Home and Hub Is Named Sixth Best Airport In the World

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport for third consecutive year; also awarded Best Staff Service in the Middle East for second consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to congratulate its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the… Read the full press release

IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017 goes to Astral Aerial Solutions for its Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management Concept for Africa

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions is the recipient of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Concept for Africa. The award was presented at the 11th World Cargo Symposium… Read the full press release

Globally renowned composer and artist Dana Al Fardan named official composer for Qatar Airways Group

Globally renowned artist and Qatari local has created a specific composition for Hamad International Airport and the now-playing Qsuite commercials The artist’s latest album, Sandstorm, now featured on all Qatar Airways flights DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today named artist Dana Al Fardan, globally renowned composer and artist, as the official… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s transports champion thoroughbred horses from all parts of the world into Dubai for the Dubai World Cup

Emirates SkyCargo’s equine transportation solution provides comfort, safety and security to thoroughbreds in transit DUBAI, U.A.E., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has been transporting some of the world’s best racehorses to Dubai for one of the most prestigious global racing events, the Dubai World Cup, which will… Read the full press release

International Paper Plane Association and Japan Airlines to hold annual JAL Origami Plane National Competitions

JAL Origami Plane World Competition to be held in 2020 besides National Competition and Asian Competition TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — International Paper Plane Association (hereinafter “the Association”) and Japan Airlines (hereinafter “JAL”) announced today that they will hold an annual JAL Origami Plane National Competition for children who have passed regional… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai welcomes Colin Clark as its new General Manager

Clark brings 27 years of worldwide experience with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Hawaii, Hualalai, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Colin Clark, experienced hospitality leader, has been named General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Clark will oversee the Resort as well as the Residential Community. “I am honoured to join the team at Four… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces growth and development plans for Cambria hotels & suites in 2017

Cambria hotels & suites increases number of open hotels and pipeline in 2017 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today announced significant growth and development plans for Cambria hotels & suites in 2017. With 28 Cambria hotels & suites open… Read the full press release

Mexico’s Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya to host World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2017 on 9th September

LONDON, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 at the glittering, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on 9th September. Located on Mexico’s breathtakingly beautiful Pacific Coast, the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya consists of 687 rooms and suites in the family-friendly Hacienda section… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports’ initiatives resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports’ efforts to reduce its carbon footprint resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016 across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) – equivalent to powering 235 homes for a full year, the operator reported today. The report was issued just… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland challenge: finding enough skilled workers to fill hundreds of new jobs

Message during foundation visit: more skilled workers needed, training is key Oakland, Calif., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Industrial development will soon create hundreds of new jobs at the Port of Oakland.  The challenge: finding enough skilled workers to fill them.  That was the message Port officials delivered to a visiting delegation from the philanthropic… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport opens new Airport Preschool to provide care and early education for children of airport staff

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Preschool was officially opened at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today, as the latest initiative of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to foster a family-friendly work environment for the airport community. Located on the ground floor of the Airport World Trade Centre adjacent to Terminal… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG awarded a concession to operate and expand Hercílio Luz International Airport in Brazil

Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen Zürich AG was awarded the concession to operate and expand Hercílio Luz International Airport (IATA: FLN) in the city of Florianópolis in southern Brazil. With 3.6 million passengers and revenue of CHF 26 million in 2016, Hercílio Luz airport has been the most resilient airport throughout the… Read the full press release

Achieve Tahoe to hold its annual Ability Challenge fundraising campaign at Squaw Valley on April 1, 2017

Alpine Meadows, CA, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Achieve Tahoe, a leading provider of winter and summer adaptive sports instruction at all ability levels for adults and children with disabilities, will hold its annual Ability Challenge, a fundraising campaign that aims to raise $200,000 in support of its programs on April 1, 2017. In partnership… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hong Kong appoints its managing director Marc C. Brugger as the hotel gets ready to open in 2018

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marc C. Brugger has been appointed managing director for Rosewood Hong Kong which is scheduled to open in 2018. Mr. Brugger is responsible for assembling the opening team with whom he will manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® property, comprised of 398 hotel guestrooms and 199 Rosewood… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® announces Rosewood Hoi An in Vietnam, scheduled to open 2019

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® expands Asia footprint with ultra-luxury resort in Vietnam HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Hoi An South Development Limited, to manage Rosewood Hoi An in Vietnam, scheduled to open 2019. It will join the international collection’s growing number of ultra-luxury hotels in… Read the full press release

Last chance to ride the reverse shuttle rollercoaster Boomerang throughout Knott’s annual springtime Boysenberry Festival

BUENA PARK, Calif., 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Knott’s Berry Farm says goodbye to the park’s veteran rollercoaster, Boomerang on April 23rd. Riders will have one last chance to ride the reverse shuttle rollercoaster starting now and throughout the duration of Knott’s annual springtime Boysenberry Festival which kicks off April 1-23. The 27 year-old rollercoaster… Read the full press release

London City Airport wins Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year at the Skytrax World Airport Awards

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a fortnight after picking up the Airport of the Year award at the London Transport Awards, London City Airport was classified as winner of the Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year in the Skytrax World Airport Awards. The World Airport Awards,… Read the full press release

London City Airport offers several ways to treat your Mum special this Mother’s Day

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Whisk your Mum to Amsterdam – or one of London City Airport’s 45 destinations – this weekend and treat her to seven million flowers, rather than just the usual bouquet. March is an ideal time to visit Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens, with its magnificent display of tulips, daffodils and… Read the full press release

Glasgow and Scotland to host The Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science (ECSS) for the First Time

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) has chosen Glasgow as the location of its first conference to be held in Scotland. The event, which will be held at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) from July 7-10 2021, is expected to attract 3,000… Read the full press release

Scotland’s New Themed Years Provide Strong Collaborative Platform Across Tourism Industry

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Malcolm Roughead, Chief Executive of VisitScotland, has welcomed the announcement by Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop today (Wednesday 15 March) that Scotland’s programme of Themed Years is to continue beyond 2018, as part of her address to the tourism industry during Scottish… Read the full press release

Social Enterprise in the Scottish Borders Becomes the First in the Region to Sign Up for VisitScotland’s Information Partner Programme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A SCOTTISH BORDERS charity which provides training and work experience to adults with learning disabilities has become the first social enterprise in the region to sign up to VisitScotland’s Information Partner (VIP) programme. Bread Works is an organic bakery producing artisan bread in Tweedbank. Run by the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland Goes The Extra Mile with Revamped Welcome Scheme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A welcome scheme which aims to capitalise on Scotland’s popular touring routes, such as the North Coast 500 (NC500), has been officially relaunched by Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop. VisitScotland’s revamped Classic Cars Welcome Scheme, which is open to businesses that go… Read the full press release

Strawberry Bank House Receives Four Star Gold Quality Assurance Award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A B&B in Linlithgow has been awarded VisitScotland’s Four Star Gold Quality Assurance Award in recognition of its high standards. Strawberry Bank House received the upgrade from the national tourism organisation following its latest grading visit. The award recognises extremely high standards of visitor accommodation with the ‘gold’… Read the full press release

Purchase Airport Lounge Access and Save Cost on Flights with Norwegian Rewards’ and Collinson Group’s partnership

Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian, the world’s sixth largest low-cost carrier, has partnered with Collinson Group, experts in customer loyalty and owners of Lounge Pass, to allow members of the airline’s loyalty programme to save costs on flights when purchasing airport lounge access. Norwegian Reward, the award-winning loyalty programme, is now… Read the full press release

2017 World Airport Awards names Changi Airport as World’s Best Airport for Fifth Consecutive Year

SINGAPORE, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2017 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the fifth consecutive year. Changi Airport also scooped the award for the Best Airport Leisure Amenities. The awards were held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in… Read the full press release

Aspiring Chefs Compete For A VIP Trip in A Live Cook-off at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Five finalists will battle it out to have their dish featured at an O’Hare airport restaurant and receive VIP trip for two to the 2017 HMSHost-sponsored James Beard Awards in Chicago CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An eclectic group of aspiring chefs from across the country are set for a sizzling cook-off competition in… Read the full press release