Royal Caribbean International commits to help grow tourism in The Bahamas

Global Cruise Line Commits Significant Investment with Plans to Enhance CocoCay Private Island Destination and Expand Training and Employment for Bahamian Nationals Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International, has committed to a multi-year agreement with the island nation of The Bahamas that will help grow tourism… Read the full press release

Silversea’s Silver Discoverer visited Maheshkhali Island on its first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh

Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea made history with the first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh on February 22, when Silver Discoverer visited Maheshkhali Island. Greeted by a colorful fleet of motorized rickshaws, guests were ferried into town to explore an ornate temple and then attend a welcoming ceremony… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrated today seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca. WIZZ’s lucky 7 millionth passenger was travelling on the first flight from Bratislava to Cluj and was greeted upon arrival with… Read the full press release

VisitEngland unveils finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism.  England, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism. The Awards, now in their 28th year, recognise and congratulate… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017 at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

London, United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports highlighted its green mobility event with electric car on a 34,000 km zero-emission road trip stopped by at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — An electric car that is on a 34,000 kilometre zero-emission road trip – from the Netherlands to Australia – and has been driven through 22 countries, stopped by at Dubai International to refuel and support Dubai Airports’ green mobility event on March 2. Dubai Airports organised the event… Read the full press release

Get Insider Tips for Your Next Trip to Barcelona with AirBnB’s New Platform

San Francisco, California, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the launch of its new Trips platform in Barcelona, adding bookable local experiences, insider recommendations and social meet ups to the thousands of homes available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city, immersing themselves… Read the full press release

Carlson Wagonlit Travel announces the appointment of Jared Anderson as its new VP of Customer Experience

Amsterdam, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today (February 23, 2017) announces the appointment of Jared Anderson as its new Vice President of Customer Experience. Joining from Sears, he will work closely with the Customer, Technology, and Traveler Services teams. “Jared has a passion for research and customer… Read the full press release

Scotland’s top VisitScotland Quality Assured visitor attractions welcomed 19.2 million people in 2016

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s top VisitScotland Quality Assured visitor attractions welcomed an incredible 19.2 million people in 2016, up by over a million on the previous year. The figure, released by the Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University, covers the top twenty paid for and top fifteen free attractions which… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® marks 10th year of its Medical Transportation Grant Program with donation of 10,000 roundtrip flights in 2017

In celebration of milestone anniversary, airline partners with Musicians On Call to bring healing power of music to patients receiving medical treatment DALLAS, Texas, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 75 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations across the nation will benefit from the Southwest Airlines® Medical Transportation Grant… Read the full press release

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to host the Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off, February 25-26, 2017

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk will host the Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off this weekend, rain or shine. For the first time in 36 years, the popular cook-off is expanding to two days of competition with forty-four amateur teams on Saturday February 25 and thirty-four professional chefs… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks 100,000 passengers on its Romanian domestic route between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca after only 6 months from its launch

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrates today (22/02/2017) an important milestone of 100,000 carried passengers on its low-fare domestic route between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca after only 6 months from its launch. WIZZ’s lucky 100,000th passenger, Răzvan C…. Read the full press release

HSMAI celebrates industry innovators at the 60th Annual Adrian Awards

McLean, VA, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) presented the 60th Annual Adrian Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis, recognizing excellence in travel advertising, digital marketing and public relations, and the leaders behind the work. “It’s always wonderful to be able to celebrate the innovators of our… Read the full press release

VisitBritain to host its largest ever global tourism trade event ExploreGB from March 2-3 at the Brighton Centre

London, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its third year ‘ExploreGB’ is heading south to Brighton. More than 400 international buyers from 40 countries will do business with 430 travel industry suppliers from across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland at the event being held from Thursday 2 March… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel to host an art-inspired feast as the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — March is an eagerly anticipated month for art aficionados in Hong Kong as the ‘Hong Kong Arts Month’ heralds artistic creativity and inspiration across the city. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is proud to be the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair, organised by Harbour City from… Read the full press release

Boeing introduces the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family

Airplane scheduled to fly in the coming weeks, deliver to customers in 2018 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut today (Feb. 17, 2017) at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C…. Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announces the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai as host for the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017

London, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai. The news comes as the industry leading awards programme begins its 24th year with the launch of the Grand Tour 2017. It will be the second time… Read the full press release

Rana Walker to speak at GBTA Conference 2017 Mexico City – Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, March 22-24

Mexico City, Mexico, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (February 16, 2017) announced Rana Walker as a featured speaker at GBTA Conference 2017 Mexico City – Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, March 22-24. Rana Walker, an award-winning public speaker and… Read the full press release

Burba Hotel Network to present HOLA Lifetime Achievement Award to former Accor Hotels CEO Roland de Bonadona

Burba Hotel Network to present HOLA Lifetime Achievement Award to former Accor Hotels CEO Roland de Bonadona   Costa Mesa, CA, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Burba Hotel Network (BHN), host of the upcoming Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) 2017, is pleased to announce that the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to… Read the full press release

Burba Hotel Network to present inaugural CHRIS Lifetime Achievement Award to Sandals Resorts chairman Hon. Gordon Arthur ‘Butch’ Stewart

Burba Hotel Network to present inaugural CHRIS Lifetime Achievement Award to Sandals Resorts chairman Hon. Gordon Arthur ‘Butch’ Stewart   Costa Mesa, CA, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Burba Hotel Network (BHN), host of the upcoming Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) 2017, is pleased to announce that the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to open its newly renovated Sakura Lounge at Bangkok Airport

Popular, long-established Japanese restaurant to provide new menus TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will open its totally renovated Sakura Lounge at Bangkok Airport (Suvarnabhumi International Airport) on March 1, 2017. With the aim of creating a relaxed and comfortable environment to meet our customer requirements, JAL redesigned and upgraded its… Read the full press release

RwandAir cosponsors The Aviation Africa 2017 conference in Kigali, Rwanda from 22 to 23 February 2017

Kigali, Rwanda, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Aviation Africa 2017 conference, organized by Times Aerospace Ltd, and hosted by the Rwandan government will be held in Kigali, Rwanda from 22 to 23 February 2017 at Kigali Convention Center and Radisson Blu. RwandAir and the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority have sponsored the conference in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to unveil its new Business Class product at ITB Berlin exhibition from 8 to 12 March 2017

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is set to reveal the much-anticipated evolution to its multiple award-winning Business Class product at this year’s ITB Berlin exhibition, the world’s leading trade fair for the travel industry to be held in Berlin from 8 to 12 March 2017. The airline will unveil a brand… Read the full press release

World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy goes to South Australia from 6 to 8 April 2017

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The group of media and influencers who chair the voting panels for the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, known as The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, will visit South Australia from 6 to 8 April 2017 for a two-day itinerary with the support of Tourism Australia and… Read the full press release

Shannon Group announces Irish Children’s Arthritis Network and Galway’s Ábalta Special School for students with Autism and Special Needs as charity partners

Shannon Group announces Irish Children’s Arthritis Network and Galway’s Ábalta Special School for students with Autism and Special Needs as charity partners   Shannon Group staff has raised €160k for charity since 2014 Shannon Group has strengthened the finances of two deserving charities after its 2016 fund raising activities generated a total of €76,000. SHANNON,… Read the full press release

Ireland’s travel event Holiday Show to be held at UL Arena on 18th and 19th of February

SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking holidays early this year is essential, with last minute deals set to be few and far between due to the rush to snap up holidays in the most popular destinations, organisers of the Holiday Show, in association with Shannon Airport, have stated. The show, which will be… Read the full press release

Michael Phelps announces as featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15-19 in Boston

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (February 7, 2017) announced Michael Phelps will be a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15-19 in Boston. A conversation with Michael Phelps, one of the most decorated athletes in the history… Read the full press release

VisitBritain launches major campaign to drive bookings from India to the UK

London, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The #OMGB (Oh My GREAT Britain) ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ marketing campaign rolls out with a 7-week paid digital and billboard campaign to showcase the amazing moments that can only be had on a trip to Britain. VisitBritain Director Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) Sumathi Ramanathan… Read the full press release

VisitBritain rolls out new marketing campaign to inspire Italians to visit UK and find their own amazing moments

London, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The #OMGB (Oh My GREAT Britain) ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ marketing campaign was formally announced at an event for travel trade and press in Milan hosted by VisitBritain, the Department for International Trade, the British Council and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to showcase why 2017 is a… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to work closely with Business South for “Joining the Dots in Surrey” conference

Gatwick announced as headline sponsor of Business South Annual Conference 2017 Event will bring together business leaders from across Surrey to collaborate on continued prosperity in the region London, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is proud to announce it is to be the headline sponsor of this year’s ‘Joining the Dots in… Read the full press release