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

Kurumba Maldives announces festive events for Christmas and New Year

Malé, Republic of Maldive, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Kurumba Maldives is ready to celebrate Christmas and New Year, paradise style! With a series of gastronomic experiences, presented by our Executive Chef Glen Cooper and his culinary team, guests can enjoy a varied selection of delicacies and classy, cosmopolitan events. The festive events include unique… 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

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

VisitBritain/VisitEngland: Last year visitors from US spent £3 billion in Britain

LONDON, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This means that every £1 invested in VisitBritain’s activities resulted in an overseas visitor spending £23 in Britain. Domestic visitors spent an additional £97.2 million in England as a result of VisitEngland’s 2015 ‘Holidays at Home are GREAT’ campaign. The figures, announced today (11 Oct 2016) at the… 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

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

World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, Danang, Vietnam, 15 October

London, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietnamese tourism capital Danang is beginning the final preparations for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will take place at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort on Saturday, October 15th. Hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry will attend the red carpet ceremony,… Read the full press release

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation becomes Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation becomes Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives   Malé, Maldives, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has signed a MOU with Maldives Getaways Pvt Ltd to become an Associate Partner for first Travel Trade Show of Maldives (TTM). Travel Trade… Read the full press release

Allegiant Travel Company to hold its third quarter 2016 financial results conference call on October 26

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) has scheduled its third quarter 2016 financial results conference call for Wednesday, October 26 at 4:30 p.m. EDT. A live broadcast of the conference call will be available through the company’s Investor Relations website homepage at http://ir.allegiantair.com. The webcast will also be… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to welcome the whole international airport community for ACI World and ACI Europe in 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, Brussels Airport will be the host of the annual Congress and General Meeting of ACI World and ACI Europe, the professional associations of airports worldwide. Our country will, in 2018, welcome the whole international airport community for a three day congress. This is a great honour… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit   Chicago, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its mission to connect people to nature and inspire them to participate in  conservation, Lincoln Park Zoo today (Oct. 6, 2016) opened its new African penguin exhibit, Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove. This immersive exhibit brings… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo: First-ever Zoohackathon for tackling the global wildlife trafficking crisis

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the weekend, Woodland Park Zoo and leading conservation technology zoos in the U.S., United Kingdom, and Asia/Pacific served as host sites for the first-ever Zoohackathon, an event that culminated with winning solutions for tackling the global wildlife trafficking crisis. The winning solution at Woodland Park Zoo has been… Read the full press release

Weekend-long Halloween celebration at Woodland Park Zoo, October 29-30

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — WHAT: Hippos, grizzlies, penguins, and other animals will gobble, smash and play with pumpkins while trick-or-treating, carved Funkin displays, and other spook-tacular activities await little goblins and ghosts at Woodland Park Zoo’s weekend-long Halloween celebration, Pumpkin Bash. Zoomazium, the zoo’s indoor nature play space, will be transformed into… Read the full press release

Chicago: The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium park will kick off the winter season on November 18

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium park will kick off the winter season on Friday, November 18 (weather permitting), on the same day as the 103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration. The rink will open to the public at noon and remain open through Sunday, March 5,… Read the full press release

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI): Dates and locations for the DMAI’s 2017 core member events

Washington, DC, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME, and President and CEO of Visit Newport Beach, Inc., and President and CEO Don Welsh today (October 3, 2016) announced the dates and locations for the association’s 2017 core member events – Spirit of Hospitality Celebration; Destinations… Read the full press release

The fifth Ritz-Carlton Annual Asia Pacific Food & Wine Festival will be hosted by The Ritz-Carlton, Macau

Macau, 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ —  The Ritz-Carlton, Macau announced today (10/05/2016) that they will host the fifth Ritz-Carlton Annual Asia Pacific Food & Wine Festival from November 10 to 13, 2016.  Guests who attend this signature gourmet event will get an up-close-and-personal experience with five revered Michelin Star chefs, three celebrated pastry chefs,… Read the full press release

Gear up for the winter at Whistler Blackcomb’s Turkey Sale on October 7 – 10

Featuring Upcycled Art From Ski Heaven WHISTLER, BC, 2016-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Snow on the mountain tops, changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and the Turkey Sale – all of these are sure signs that fall is in full swing and winter is right around the corner. From October 7 – 10, keen skiers and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC hosted 36th annual Race to Beat Cancer 5K; raised more than USD 180,000 for cancer research

Washington, DC, 2016-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday September 17, 2016, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC hosted the 36th annual Race to Beat Cancer 5K. The event raised more than USD 180,000 for cancer research at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. A total of 921 participants and 147 volunteers that included families, competitive runners, corporate… Read the full press release

HMSHost and Kallpod to bring new level of interactive dining service to travelers at airports across North America

Kallpod partnership connects guests with restaurant servers, delivering faster speed of service BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost and Kallpod have entered into an exclusive agreement going forward to bring a new level of interactive service to travelers dining in HMSHost restaurants at airports across North America. Kallpod is a service… Read the full press release

Five Virginia chefs to highlight Virginia’s regional flavors and rich culinary heritage at James Beard Dinner in NYC on September 28, 2016

The dinner will highlight Virginia’s diverse regional flavors and rich culinary heritage RICHMOND, VA, 2016-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Five Virginia chefs will cook at the James Beard House in New York City, NY on September 28, 2016. The dinner, “Virginia Heritage Eats,” will highlight the Commonwealth’s diverse regional flavors and rich culinary heritage…. Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association’s AdventureEDU to host two-day training event for Swedish adventure travel businesses

Seattle, WA, 2016-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Trade Association’s AdventureEDU educators will travel to Västmanland, Sweden, November 15 – 16, 2016, to lead a two-day training event for Swedish adventure travel businesses. Recognizing the sophisticated nature of the participants, the educators engaged for the event include some of the industry’s best-regarded and… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle Youth Climate Action Network invite teens to attend the second annual Youth Climate Action Summit on October 2

SEATTLE, WA, 2016-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Event invites Seattle-area teens to take action for climate change WHAT: Woodland Park Zoo and the Seattle Youth Climate Action Network (CAN) will host the second annual Youth Climate Action Summit on Sunday, October 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Seattle-area teens are invited to attend the… 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

IATA: 2016 World Passenger Symposium, Dubai, 18-20 October

Distribution, Airport Processes, Onboard Connectivity Top Agenda at WPS GENEVA, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2016 World Passenger Symposium (WPS) will focus on key initiatives that are transforming the passenger experience. These include distribution and payments, airport processes, onboard connectivity, and baggage handling. The conference will… Read the full press release

Get out and enjoy Oregon’s bicycling and parks infrastructure on Bike Your Park Day, Sept. 24

Salem, OR, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of the inaugural Bike Your Park Day, Travel Oregon and Adventure Cycling Association are encouraging Oregonians and visitors to get out and enjoy the state’s exceptional bicycling and parks infrastructure. Bike Your Park Day takes place on Saturday, Sept. 24, coinciding with National Public Lands Day,… Read the full press release

Scotland hosts World Canals Conference, 19th – 22nd September

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 300 experts from around the globe have arrived in Scotland as the prestigious World Canals Conference gets underway in Inverness, the gateway to the majestic Caledonian Canal. Hosted by Scottish Canals and opened today (19 September) by Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity,… Read the full press release

Moray Chamber of Commerce with VisitScotland host tourism insight breakfast in Moray Speyside at The Mansion House Hotel, Elgin, 23 September

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Two emerging trends in tourism – craft beer and coastal tourism – will be the subject of a tourism insight breakfast in Moray Speyside. Organised by Moray Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with VisitScotland, the event takes place at The Mansion House Hotel, Elgin, between 8am and 10am… 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