White Weddings at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Weddings at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Catering Manager Elisa Peroli helps brides and grooms plan their important day 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Elisa Peroli is often asked about about colours and flowers for weddings at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. “White verging on creamy pearl seems to be the bride-to-be’s favourite colour lately, while exotic orchids have been taking the place of the classic rose. The bouquet… Read the full press release

Christophe Chabaud Appointed Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

Christophe Chabaud, resort manager

Operations veteran joins award-winning resort in French Polynesia Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Christophe Chabaud has been named Resort Manager ofFour Seasons Resort Bora Bora. Chabaud, a 20-year industry veteran, has worked in management positions around the world, including the past 14 years withFour Seasons Hotels and Resorts. He makes the move to French Polynesia from Four… Read the full press release

Arizona Office of Tourism, Industry Partners Launch Interactive Recreation & Cultural Sites Map on Arizona Experience Website

Visitor Resource Touts Arizona’s Abundant Outdoor and Cultural Destinations 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Experiencing Arizona’s diverse recreation destinations and unique cultural sites just got a little easier! The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT), in collaboration with the Arizona Council for Enhancing Recreation & Tourism (ACERT), is proud to present the online version of the Recreation & Cultural… Read the full press release

Virginia’s Fall Travel Web Site Points to a Season of Special Events

Fall In Virginia website for 2012. Information and resources for Fall visitation

Easy trip planning resources and fall deals and packages are online RICHMOND, Va. 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Virginia is known as a destination for brilliant fall getaways as more than fifteen million acres of foliage burst into spectacular color. Local farms transform into family playgrounds with harvest festivals, corn mazes and hay rides through pumpkin patches. Wine… Read the full press release

LAS VEGAS STRIP BECOMES A FASHIONISTA’S RUNWAY FOR FASHION’S NIGHT OUT

MORE THAN ONE MILLION SQUARE FEET OF SHOPPING SPACE COMES ALIVE IN THE WORLD’S ENTERTAINMENT CAPITAL LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas has become a world-class shopping destination boasting more than one million square feet of luxury retail space, and sophisticated designers such as Prada, Christian Dior, Bulgari, Hermès, Roberto Cavalli, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arples… Read the full press release

Canada travel in 2011: the essential facts and figures.

CTC’s Tourism Snapshot 2011 Year-in-review analyzes the vital statistics from our key international markets. 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Much of the world spent 2011 trying to shake off—in most cases unsuccessfully—the depredations of the economic recession. The travel sector took some buffeting, but kept its momentum going, ending the year in good shape for 2012. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)’s Research department sifted… Read the full press release

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day with World-Class Latin Performers and Festivities

LUIS MIGUEL, CARLOS SANTANA, MARC ANTHONY, CARLOS MENCIA, ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ AND MANÁ ARE AMONG THE TOP LATIN PERFORMERS CELEBRATING IN LAS VEGAS THIS SEPTEMBER LAS VEGAS,  2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Revelers looking for the best Mexican Independence Day celebrations this side of the Rio Grande need travel no further than Las Vegas for exciting El Grito! festivities.  Thousands… Read the full press release

The All Inclusive Collection’s Cancun Palace & Vallarta Palace To Be Re-Flagged As Hard Rock Hotel Cancun & Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta

MIAMI, FL, 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — The All Inclusive Collection – the brand that is shifting the sands of the all inclusive resort experience – proudly announces the re-flagging of Cancun Palace and Vallarta Palace resorts to Hard Rock Hotel Cancun and Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta.  The Hard Rock flag was raised at both Cancun Palace… Read the full press release

South Korea stars put Canada in the spotlight

Mr Calgary Stampede behind the scenes at the Stampede’s closing ceremony.

Actors and musicians boost exposure in series of media trips to BC, Alberta and Quebec. 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — The South Korea office of the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has taken to the airwaves to improve awareness of Canada. A series of media trips, which were covered on TV, through social media and in print, has injected a new wave… Read the full press release

agoda.com Kadayawan SALE: Davao from USD 26 per night!

agoda.com Kadayawan SALE: Davao from USD 26 per night!

2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced a selection of deals on hotels in Davao for the Philippines’ Kadayawan Festival. From now until the end of September, Kadayawan Festival brings a slew of vibrant cultural events to the city of Davao, and with… Read the full press release

Macau International Fireworks Display Contest Spectacularly Commences in September

MGTO Director unveils details for the fireworks contest this year

2012-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — 24th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest will be held at the sea area in front of the Macau Tower on September 8, 15, 22, 29 and October 1. Macau International Fireworks Display Contest is organized by Macau Government Tourist Office. During the press conference, Director of Macau Government Tourist Office, João Manuel… Read the full press release

Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley Coming to Hershey Theatre

Tickets on Sale Monday, August 27 at 9 a.m. Michael Flatley’s Irish Dance Show One of World’s Most Loved Tours Hershey, Pa., 2012-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sixteen years ago, Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley (www.lordofthedance.com) launched; today, it is selling out arenas and theatres as the world’s highest grossing Irish dance show. Generations… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand to encourage growth of medical tourism sector with Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Familiarization Trip

Bangkok, 2012-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — To sustain the growth of Thailand’s medical tourism sector, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has organized the “Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Familiarization (fam) Trip”, which runs from September 10 to 15, 2012. The fam trip will play an important role in showcasing Thailand as one of the… Read the full press release

TAP DOGS Coming to Hershey Theatre Wednesday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets on Sale Monday, August 27 at 9 a.m. Hershey, Pa., 2012-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — TAP DOGS is taking the world by storm having performed in 330 cities worldwide with 12 million seats sold. The 2012 tour will stop at Hershey Theatre on Wednesday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show are $52, $47,… Read the full press release

First Crowne Plaza Hotel in Qatar Opens Its Doors to Guests: Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park was inaugurated by H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Abdullah Al Thani yesterday

Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park hotel exterior

Doha, Qatar, 2012-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Trans Orient Establishment and IHG celebrated the opening of Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park yesterday by welcoming its first guest, and hotel owner, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Abdullah Al Thani. His Highness checked into the hotel after being welcomed at a ceremony attended by the hotel’s… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia unveils new marketing push in Asia

Key facts Tourism Australia will focus on four key strategic projects to be funded this year under the Australian Government’s new Asia Marketing Fund. The new funding – worth up to A$48.5million over the next four years – aims to generate greater visitation and economic returns from Australia’s fastest growing tourism region. Key quotes “This… Read the full press release

Roadshow for Amazing Thailand to Punjab & West Bengal

New Delhi, 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) organized a roadshow to North & East India, with 14 travel trade partners invited from Thailand, consisting of hotels, handling agents, attractions, entertainment options and airlines. The roadshow was held in two cities – Kolkata on 31st July and Chandigarh on 2nd August. Over… Read the full press release

THAILAND TOPS PREMIER HOLIDAYS LONG HAUL BOOKING CHART

Passenger numbers increase 17% for travel during 2012 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading independent tour operator Premier Holidays has reported an increase in bookings to Thailand, Malaysia and Myanmar (Burma) for 2012. With fantastic savings of up to £740 on offer, Thailand is a firm favourite with holidaymakers. Passenger numbers for Thailand are currently up by… Read the full press release

FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL PRESENTED BY TARGET ANNOUNCES LINE-UP

FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL PRESENTED BY TARGET ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR EVENING CONCERTS IN SAN ANTONIO on SEPT. 1-2 NEW YORK 2012-08-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL Presented by Target, an event celebrating Hispanic entertainment, culture and community, is excited to announce the line-up for its mega-wattage concerts on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2… Read the full press release

America’s Game Returns To Philadelphia: Limited Tickets For 2012 Army-Navy Game In Philadelphia On Sale Friday At 10 A.M.

Hospitality Packages, Gala, Parking and Tailgate Tickets all Available PHILADELPHIA, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The legendary Army-Navy Game presented by USAA returns to Philadelphia on December 8, 2012 at Lincoln Financial Field, with limited tickets available for public sale beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 17. Tickets for the game, which are $75 each, can be… Read the full press release

Live from Palm Springs: New Live Cam of Forever Marilyn

Palm Springs, CA, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new web cam has been installed showing a live view of the 26-foot tall “Forever Marilyn” sculpture located in downtown Palm Springs. Visitors from all over the world can now log on to www.VisitPalmSprings.com and click on the “Live Web Cam of Marilyn Sculpture” to see the new tourist attraction… Read the full press release

Palm Springs Signature Fall Events: October – December 2012

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Palm Springs Fall Events: September – December 2012 Family Events, Motorcycle and Classic Car Shows, Food and Film Festivals For a complete list of daily, weekly and upcoming events, go to www.visitpalmsprings.com/events Cinema Diverse LGBT Film Festival Date: September 20-23, 2012 Location: Camelot Theater, 2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 Information: http://cinemadiverse.ning.com/ 760-325-6565… Read the full press release

Fall 2012: What’s New in Palm Springs

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — What’s New in Palm Springs: Fall 2012 Compiled by the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism, this quarterly update includes events, specials and renovations. Plus, what to expect for the winter season featuring new venues, attractions, activities, and signature events.  This update is as of August 13, 2012. Palm Springs Tourism media contact:… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia welcomes new China flights for Cairns and Brisbane

Key facts News that China’s largest international carrier, China Southern Airlines, is to commence new flights to Cairns – its fifth port in Australia – could trigger a ‘tourism Renaissance’ for Tropical North Queensland. China’s largest international airline will operate three new weekly flights to Cairns and increase its existing four-per-week service to Brisbane to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Introduces Its Own Wedding Blog

Interactive environment stimulates ideas and eases the planning process Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A. – 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu, the first and only Forbes Five-Star resort on Hawaii Island, introduces its own wedding blog. Intended to inform guests of all wedding related options available at the Resort, the blog was created to ease the planning process… Read the full press release

Australian Institute of Company Directors – Geoff Dixon Speech

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thank you, it is always nice to be back in Tasmania. I have been asked to speak to you today as Chairman of Tourism Australia, an organisation of some 220+ people with the responsibility for marketing Australia both within Australia and overseas. Our main role is internationally and we have offices and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane Presents Destination Downton Abbey

A true taste of England with the ultimate town and country package London at Park Lane, England – 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bringing together all the glamour and excitement of a hugely popular television series, the history of a majestic English castle and the luxury of a Four Seasons stay, Destination Downton Abbey is the ultimate town and country package. The… Read the full press release

Hotel Albany Showcases First In Series Of Upgrades And Improvements As It Continues Transition Towards Hilton Brand

Hotel To Invest $14 Million Into Downtown Albany Through Renovations ALBANY, N.Y., 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hotel Albany, an affiliate of Hilton Hotel & Resorts, today unveiled the property’s first completed renovations during an Open House to showcase new guest accommodations. The $14 million renovations, which began in June, are part of the downtown hotel’s transition to… Read the full press release

Macau Government Tourist Office Launches the Free Audio Guiding Service

2012-08-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Macau Government Tourist Office launches the free Audio Guiding Service starting from 27th July to cater for visitors with different needs and to increase visitors’ knowledge about Macau tourist attractions and World Heritage sites. Director of Macau Government Tourist Office, João Manuel Costa Antunes accompanied the media to use the new Audio… Read the full press release

San Antonio’s Culinaria Restaurant Week Offers Set for August 18 – 25

2012-08-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Culinaria, San Antonio’s premier wine and culinary arts festival, and the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau announce the third annual Culinaria Restaurant Week, August 18-25, 2012. More than 50 chefs and restaurants will offer prix fixe menus for lunch ($15) and dinner ($35). Some of the city’s most time-honored restaurants, along with… Read the full press release