Dundas Castle’s resident dogs welcomed VisitScotland’s Ambassadog George to help with his tourism training

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The golden retrievers, Burn, Beech, and Bark, who have featured on ABC News in the US, were pleased to show the tourism ropes to George as he sets off on his new role as the official canine ambassador representing the spirit of Scotland. As a five star venue… Read the full press release

British Airways to debut state-of-the-art hi-tech headsets on its business class-only flights between London City and New York

LONDON, 2016-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — New state-of-the-art hi-tech headsets are to make their debut on British Airways’ business class-only flights between London City and New York from August 1. Designed for the discerning frequent business traveller, the very latest Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless headphones deliver stunning sound and true long-haul performance, thanks to an amazing… Read the full press release

British Airways features Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar in its first ‘Make Amazing Things Happen’ video series

LONDON, 2016-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has teamed up with Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar in an exclusive video as part of its ‘Make Amazing Things Happen’ series of short films. The actor is the first of several celebrities to feature in the intimate interviews discussing life, work and travel. The interview is… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new video guide to ‘Brazil Beach Etiquette’ on flights to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo

LONDON, 2016-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for a summer of sport, with exclusive and exciting entertainment coming to flights this August and September. For the many fans visiting Rio, the airline has produced an exclusive light-hearted guide to ‘Brazil Beach Etiquette’, featuring tips from the airline’s community of cabin crew…. Read the full press release

British Airways pilots launches new photo app for customers to take away a souvenir cockpit picture from their flight

LONDON, 2016-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways pilots have developed a new photo app for customers to take away a souvenir cockpit picture from their flight – with Denise Van Outen the first to be ‘sn-apped’. All British Airways’ 4,000 pilots will have the ‘View From The Flight Deck’ app loaded onto their iPads… Read the full press release

Aeroflot’s in-flight entertainment system interface awarded silver medal at the 9th International Design Awards

Moscow, 2016-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s in-flight entertainment (IFE) system interface has been awarded the silver medal for Interface Design at the ninth International Design Awards in Los Angeles. The Russian Graphical User Interface used on premier IFE video entertainment devices, was developed by Aerogroup, Aeroflot’s partner and content provider. Based on the Samsung… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand features Hollywood actress Anna Faris and New Zealand actor and comedic legend Rhys Darby for its latest safety video

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand has teamed up with Hollywood actress Anna Faris and New Zealand actor and comedic legend Rhys Darby for its latest safety video, Safety in Hollywood. The video, shot at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles, explores several different Hollywood film genres as Darby tries to convince… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand customers can now use Bluetooth devices onboard across its entire fleet

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — In a first for airlines in the South Pacific, Air New Zealand is giving customers the freedom to use Bluetooth devices ‘gate to gate’ across its entire fleet. In line with the airline’s commitment to drive innovation, from Thursday customers flying on any service across the airline’s domestic and… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Prague invites guests to experience the beauty of Czech capital with fun-filled Treasure Hunt adventure package

HONG KONG, 2016-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Prague invites younger fans and parents alike to experience this beautiful city’s iconic sights through a two-night Prague Treasure Hunt package. Families booking the package will enjoy the comforts of one of the hotel’s historical rooms or suites, a fun-filled Treasure Hunt adventure and an… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Geneva to host Swiss Michelin-starred Chef, Anton Mosimann for a high-end gastronomy event this autumn

HONG KONG, 2016-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — This autumn Mandarin Oriental, Geneva will host acclaimed Swiss Michelin-starred Chef, Anton Mosimann, for two days of high-end gastronomy. The founder of Cuisine Naturelle and chef to British royalty will prepare his signature dishes for guests at the hotel’s La Riviera restaurant on 22 and 23 September… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip announces spa treatments, special yoga classes, and afternoon tea — all created just for kids

In July and August 2016, young guests can indulge in spa treatments, yoga classes and afternoon tea – all created just for kids Macau, China, 2016-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip has launched a special summer program for children. During July and August 2016, the activities will enliven their holidays… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb hosts The 15th Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships on July 29-31

Competitors and Taste Testers Get Saucy at Dusty’s Bar & BBQ July 29-31  WHISTLER, BC, 2016-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships will throw down at Whistler Blackcomb for the 15th year July 29-31. The sauciest BBQ battle in the Pacific Northwest will return to Dusty’s Bar & BBQ for… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport hosts new exhibition Art of the Airport Tower by photographer Carolyn Russo

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Art of the Airport Tower, a new exhibition by respected photographer Carolyn Russo opened at the airport, brings the world’s most interesting control towers to the centre of Helsinki Airport. The exhibition is created by Carolyn Russo, an American photographer at the Smithsonian, who has worked at the… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority hosts family-oriented events for travellers this summer

St. John’s, NL, 2016-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — St. John’s International Airport Authority hosts family-oriented events including an Entertainment Series for travellers in the Airport Terminal Building over the summer season. “We’re delighted to showcase the local talent of our province,” said Marie Manning, Director of Marketing and Business Development with the St. John’s International… Read the full press release

Millennium Park Summer Film Series: Voting for Favorite Chicago Film closes August 16

Voting closes August 16; winning film to be screened August 30 CHICAGO, 2016-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicagoans and visitors alike are invited to vote for their favorite Chicago film—to be screened at the finale of the popular Millennium Park Summer Film Series which runs Tuesdays, June 21 – August 30, at 6:30pm. Voting is… Read the full press release

Eurostar partners with ITV Essentials to extend range of entertainment available on board its e320 trains

Shows including Cold Feet and Lewis introduced from mid-June LONDON, 2016-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Eurostar and ITV Essentials have today announced a new partnership  which will extend the range of entertainment available on board from 15th June. Launching on Eurostar’s state-of-the-art fleet of e320 trains, travellers can unlock a range of British drama by… Read the full press release

CDA announces the return of Air Carnival this summer at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, 2016-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and its concessionaires are excited to once again host Air Carnival, a unique program that provides fun-filled entertainment and activities for children this summer at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Air Carnival begins this week at both airports and will take place every… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia: Melbourne, Australia will be the host destination for World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2017

New Tourism Australia logo

NEW YORK, 2016-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Tourism Australia have today announced in New York that Melbourne, Australia will be the host destination for the prestigious awards in 2017. The announcement was made by William Drew, Group Editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants alongside Tourism Australia Chief Marketing… 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

Qatar Airways becomes the official airline sponsor of the International Indian Film Academy celebrations, Madrid between 23 – 27 June

Stars from the Indian film fraternity will experience Qatar Airways’ award-winning hospitality while attending IIFA in Spain DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the official airline sponsor of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrations, which recognise the most talented actors within the popular Indian film fraternity. The… Read the full press release

ITV’s ‘Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport’ 2nd episode airs on Monday night

LONDON, 2016-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The second episode of ITV’s ‘Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport’ airs on Monday night at 9pm and promises to give viewers more fascinating insights into UK’s only global hub. There are hopes it will top the 3.7 million viewers received for the first episode of the three-part series shown last… 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

MGTO: The 1st International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao (IFFAM) to be held in December

MACAO, 2016-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The 1st International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao (IFFAM) will be held in December. The organizers held a press conference today (27 May) to introduce the IFFAM Organizing Committee and the International Professional Team as well as the current preparation work. Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb launches new offerings for a more unforgettable PEAK 2 PEAK Experience this summer

New Offerings Include WB+ Alpine Hiking Checkpoints, Guided Whistler Lakes Bike Tours and Expanded Mountain Education Speaker Series WHISTLER, BC, 2016-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The mercury is rising which means summer activities at Whistler Blackcomb are heating up. This summer Whistler Blackcomb in unveiling a number of new offerings to make its signature PEAK… Read the full press release

World’s largest cruise ship Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas home to the tallest slide and most exhilarating adventure at sea: Ultimate Abyss

Thrill Engineer and University Professor Brendan Walker Concludes Royal Caribbean International Will Astound Adrenaline Junkies MIAMI, 2016-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, claims another record as home to the tallest slide and most exhilarating adventure at sea: Ultimate Abyss. The hair-raising, 10-story slide… Read the full press release

Oakland waterfront: Free special events for the public at Jack London Square through summer

May kicks off season of free Jack London Square special events Family-friendly, outdoor activities through summer at the Oakland waterfront Oakland, Calif., 2016-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland and its Master Lessee, CIM Group, today released a schedule of free special events for the public at Jack London Square. Beginning in May, the… Read the full press release

Victoria Beckham named world’s best dressed female celebrity traveller in British Airways’ Best Dressed Traveller List 2016

LONDON, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Victoria Beckham has been named the world’s best dressed female celebrity traveller in British Airways’ Best Dressed Traveller List 2016 – #bestdressedtraveller. The fashion designer beat stars including Amal Clooney and Angelina Jolie to the top spot, as compiled by the airline and Hollywood fashion stylist and Vanity… Read the full press release

New Flyrobic video will be shown on the inflight entertainment program of Lufthansa medium and long-haul flights

• New Flyrobic video on the inflight program of medium and long-haul flights from June • Exercises developed by Lufthansa’s medical service • First presentation at the opening of the satellite terminal in Munich Cologne, Germany, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In order for Lufthansa passengers to arrive relaxed even after longer flights, a new… Read the full press release

South African Airways’ Sawubona wins Africa’s leading in-flight magazine for the second year in a row

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sawubona, the in-flight magazine of South African Airways (SAA), the leading airline on the African continent, scooped the award for Africa’s leading in-flight magazine for the second year in a row. The award for Africa’s leading in-flight magazine was made at the World Travel Awards™ in Zanzibar, Tanzania, this… Read the full press release

The full lineup for the 33rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival happening June 10–12 announced

33rd Annual Festival will celebrate legendary blues guitarist Otis Rush and feature performances by Shemekia Copeland, Fred Wesley and the New JB’s, Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, Irma Thomas and many more June 10–12 in Grant Park CHICAGO, 2016-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased… Read the full press release