Metrolink announces Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at Los Angeles Union Station on Dec. 17

Public invited to share holiday cheer at free event on Dec. 17 supporting Toys for Tots, featuring historic steam locomotive, rail car display and visit from Santa. LOS ANGELES, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa will trade in his sleigh and eight tiny reindeer for vintage rail cars and an 874,346-pound steam locomotive decked… Read the full press release

Nicole Scherzinger and YolanDa Brown to perform exclusively for British Airways’ launch of its new route to New Orleans

Nicole Scherzinger and YolanDa Brown to perform exclusively for British Airways’ launch of its new route to New Orleans   London, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Nicole Scherzinger and YolanDa Brown have been confirmed to line up British Airways’ VIP charter flight to Mardi Gras to launch its new route to New Orleans. The musicians… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Christmas Racing Festival set to break records for both attendance and prize money

SHANNON, Ireland, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The biggest racing festival ever staged in the Mid-West, the Shannon Airport Christmas Racing Festival at Limerick Racecourse, is this year set to break records for both attendance and prize money. The annual festival, which is the biggest gathering outside the capital across the Christmas season, takes place… 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

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

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

Christmas and Winter Market opens at Munich Airport Center (MAC)

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2016-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With the opening of this year’s edition of the ever-popular Christmas and Winter Market last Saturday, the seasonal scents of gingerbread and mulled wine are again wafting over the Forum in the Munich Airport Center (MAC). For the 18th consecutive year, the big covered space between the… Read the full press release

HMSHost launches exciting elf events at various U.S. airports

Elves surprise airport travelers this holiday season; Emoji-powered sweepstakes launches across U.S. and Canada locations BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost is spreading holiday spirit, good cheer, and fun gifts during the busy holiday travel season with the Holly Jolly Holiday Takeover. This multi-component campaign features a series of exciting… 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

IHG Rewards Club offers members complimentary access to Kindle books and Kindle Singles from Amazon Publishing

Industry-first agreement grants IHG® Rewards Club members free Kindle Singles and Kindle Books from Amazon Publishing  DENHAM, UK, 2016-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces a new benefit for members of its loyalty program, IHG®Rewards Club, through an industry-first agreement with Amazon. IHG Rewards Club… Read the full press release

British Airways hosts ‘Flying Start’ reception to celebrate its raising £14 million for Comic Relief

British Airways hosts ‘Flying Start’ reception to celebrate its raising £14 million for Comic Relief   London, 2016-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A roll-call of stars, including Clare Balding, Gary Lineker, Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright attended British Airways’ ‘Flying Start’ reception last night (Thursday, November 10), to celebrate the airline raising £14 million for… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International celebrated the homecoming of Harmony of the Seas with naming ceremony hosted by Brittany Affolter

Hometown Hero in Education Hosts Naming Ceremony of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship MIAMI, 2016-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International celebrated the homecoming of Harmony of the Seas with a spectacular naming ceremony, befitting the world’s largest cruise ship. Hosting the highly-anticipated ceremony was Brittany Affolter from Teach For America Miami-Dade, who was… Read the full press release

Chicago announces its lineup of special events for 2017

CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the 2017 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions (highlights only, subject to change). Admission to all events is FREE. For information and updates, visit cityofchicago.org/dcase, join the conversation on Facebook (Department of Cultural Affairs… Read the full press release

103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting on November 18 headlined by STOMP

The Scholla family of Wauconda will light their 69-Foot Norway Spruce at the 103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting on November 18 in Millennium Park CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is pleased to announce that this year’s official Chicago Christmas Tree is a 69-foot Norway Spruce donated by the… Read the full press release

British Airways to broadcast shows from new lifestyle and culture TV network VICELAND on long-haul flights

LONDON, 2016-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is the first airline in the world to broadcast shows from the new lifestyle and culture TV network VICELAND during their flights The partnership with VICE Media follows the successful premiere of its critically acclaimed channel launched earlier this year on SKY for UK audiences and its… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to transform exclusive VIP sailing Nov. 10-12, into the Ultimate Friendsgiving celebration

Friendsgiving Celebration to Feature Live Performance by Multi-Platinum-Selling Band DNCE MIAMI, FL, 2016-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — November traditionally signals the beginning of the holidays, with people across the country feeling a bit more generous and, well, friendly. A spin-off of America’s time-honored Turkey Day, Friendsgiving has emerged as a growing holiday trend that brings… 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

British Airways celebrates its Dreamliner flights from London to Moscow with world’s first ballet and musical performance in the air

LONDON, 2016-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Dancers from the internationally renowned Bolshoi Ballet and classical superstar Katherine Jenkins staged the world’s first ballet and musical performance in the air, to celebrate the launch of British Airways’ Dreamliner flights from London Heathrow to Moscow, Russia. Lucky passengers on the inaugural flight of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner… Read the full press release

BBC One to feature new six-part documentary on the River Tweed

EDINBURGH, 2016-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A new six-part BBC One documentary focusing on the River Tweed and the people who live and work on and alongside it will be broadcast from next week. ‘The River’ will be shown on BBC One Scotland weekly from Monday 7 November and has been produced by the company… 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

Royal Caribbean International to host Asia’s cosplay festival at sea at Mariner of the Seas in February

SINGAPORE, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas will be transformed into a world of cosplay fantasy once again next February, when it plays host to Asia’s biggest cosplay festival at sea for the second time. “COSFEST SEA: Beyond The Great Horizons”, organized by The Singapore Cosplay Club in collaboration… 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

Stirling Castle pays respect to musicians and sportsmen of WW1 with a special tribute on 29th October

Stirling Castle pays respect to musicians and sportsmen of WW1 with a special tribute on 29th October   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stirling Castle is to host a special tribute to the pipers and shinty players who lost their lives in the First World War. On 29th October, The Somme and… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health

LONDON, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Mental Health Day, Virgin Trains has worked alongside the Mental Health Foundation to become the world’s first travel company to launch a dedicated channel promoting positive mental health. The new ‘Be Mindful’ channel showcases the UK’s first real-time video of a train journey, taking a… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils new range of fun kids’ activities and supporting web series “Kelly & Kloe On Board”

Geneva, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises — the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa — today (05-10-2016 ) announced a further addition to its family-focused offerings, this time with a new range of fun kids’ activities and supporting web series, “Kelly & Kloe… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces exciting collection of family-favourite movies on board this October

Qatar Airways premieres Disney/Pixar Finding Dory on its award-winning in-flight entertainment platform DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling with Qatar Airways in October can look forward to an exciting collection of family-favourite movies from film power-house Disney/Pixar, to enjoy during their journey. Available from October, Qatar Airways will premiere the critically acclaimed… Read the full press release

British Airways’ podcasts from top Kiss FM DJ Charlie Hedges available on all long-haul flights

LONDON, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Clubbers looking for the right vibe to fly with can chill out and listen to special British Airways’ podcasts from top Kiss FM DJ Charlie Hedges. The 30-year-old Londoner, hosts her ‘Charlie Hedges Presents’ monthly podcast, which is now available on all long-haul British Airways flights through the airline’s… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes Sunway Holidays announces to operate Lapland service to Santa’s home on December 13th

Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — “This has to be one of the most amazing adventures ever! A trip to Lapland to see the big man himself, Santa…WOW!!! This truly is a trip of a lifetime that you’ll never, ever forget. Such a magical experience” said Declan Power, Head of Aviation Development at Shannon… Read the full press release

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Passengers will be Treated to Latin American Dance and Musical Performances Washington, D.C., 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport will host a series of performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15. Passengers traveling through the airport terminals will… Read the full press release