Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free welcome fans to the first tournament of 25th annual ATP World Tour 250 Series in Doha

32 world class tennis athletes will battle it out to win the coveted Golden Falcon Trophy – the highest prize pool trophy in the ATP World Tour 250 Series Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free invite guests to experience their interactive stands located in the Public Village Area DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Norwegian to further expand in Edinburgh Airport in 2017; starts recruitment of new crew and pilots

Airline advertises for new crew and pilots to join its growing Edinburgh operation New aircraft and new routes planned for 2017 including transatlantic flights from Edinburgh Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian has announced it will be creating more than 130 crew and pilot jobs in Scotland as it prepares… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland: Jack London Square free, family friendly events expected to attract thousands of visitors this December

Port of Oakland: Jack London Square free, family friendly events expected to attract thousands of visitors this December   Oakland, Calif., 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of visitors are expected in Jack London Square the first weekend in December for traditional holiday celebrations. Two, free, family friendly events are scheduled with the annual tree… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotel Group appoints Patrick Divall as Regional VP, Western Europe and Ignace Bauwens as Regional VP, Middle East and Africa

New Regional Vice Presidents for Western Europe and Middle East, Africa Offer More than 60 Years of Combined Hotel Industry Expertise LONDON, UK, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with nearly 8,000 hotels across a portfolio of 16 iconic brands, today (22 November 2016) announced two new appointments… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains to hold quarterly prison recruitment events to help reduce reoffending

  Virgin Trains doubled expected number for recruiting former offenders Prison recruitment fairs to run quarterly across west coast route Virgin urges other employers to consider recruiting offenders LONDON, 2016-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is making prison recruitment fairs a regular part of its talent-hunting process. The London to Scotland operator is… Read the full press release

Marriott International honored by the IFA for its partnership with the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization

Left to right, Eric Stites, President, Franchise Business Review, Chairman, VetFran Committee, Liam Brown, Marriott International, Colonel John Folsom, Wounded Warriors Family Support, Steve Romaniello, Managing Director, Roark Capital Group, founding sponsor, Franchising Gives Back.   Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) was recently honored by the IFA (International Franchising… Read the full press release

Red Carnation Hotel Collection president and founder Mrs. Beatrice Tollman named “Leading Legend 2016”

LONDON, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Mrs. Beatrice Tollman, president and founder of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, was named The Leading Hotels of the World’s “Leading Legend 2016.” The “Leading Legend” award honors individual hoteliers who have made meaningful contributions to the preservation and advancement of independent luxury hotels and Tollman was selected by… 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

VISIT FLORIDA CMO Paul Phipps announced a new partnership with global music superstar Pitbull

Partnership Will Strengthen Florida’s Travel Experiences among Global Millennials and Hispanics TAMPA, Fla., 2015-9-4 — /Travel PR News/ — VISIT FLORIDA CMO Paul Phipps announced a new partnership with global music superstar Pitbull at Tuesday afternoon’s lunch presentation during the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Tampa. The partnership is designed to help Florida integrate its travel brand into the… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Social mobility for women during World War One discussed at the London Transport Museum

LONDON, 2015-3-23 — /Travel PR News/ —  A talk at the London Transport Museum this month will allow visitors to explore a key subject in modern social history. All change! Did the First World War transform the lives of London women? is the topic of the talk given on 10th March 2015 by guest speaker… Read the full press release

Marriott International expands its popular #LoveTravels campaign with inspiring personal journeys by notable travelers

The Latest Iteration of the Campaign Features Inspiring Stories from Notable Travelers. Bethesda, Md., 2014-8-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International is expanding its popular #LoveTravels campaign to an exciting original content series that chronicles inspiring personal journeys by notable travelers. The next installment features soccer legend Tim Howard and cultural icon and entrepreneur Angela Simmons, each… Read the full press release

Soccer superstar Mia Hamm named Residence Inn’s “2014 Resident Mom of the Year”

Bethesda, Md., 2014-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Soccer star Mia Hamm may be an icon for a generation of women, a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and a committed philanthropist heading her own foundation, but ask this 42-year old superstar to name her favorite role and the answer is soccer mom, hands down. Today in New… Read the full press release

Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE to hold a speech at The Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel on May 22 2014 presented by Jersey Sporting & Dining Club

Jersey, 2014-04-15 — /Travel PR News/ — “My admiration for Ranulph Fiennes is unbounded and thank God he exists. The world would be a far duller place without him” HRH Prince Charles. Tim Cook, Island Director for Lloyds Bank event sponsor, said: We are delighted to be supporting what will be a fascinating evening with world… Read the full press release

Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. opens Airbnb’s new Dublin office

Dublin, 2014-04-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, today marked the official opening of its new Dublin office with Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. announcing the creation of an additional 100 new roles. Airbnb plans to double the size of its EMEA operation in Ireland to 200 employees by year end, with… Read the full press release

Alberta’s most respected abstract painters to exhibit in Medalta’s Yuill Family Gallery now until May 31, 2014

Medicine Hat, Alberta, 2014-04-3 — /Travel PR News/ — An exhibition of artwork by some of Alberta’s most respected abstract painters is being exhibited in Medalta’s Yuill Family Gallery now until May 31, 2014. The exhibition – titled Wild Rose Abstract – is an exhibition that will celebrate five current abstract painters who all reside in Alberta. Artists in this exhibition range from… Read the full press release

oneworld® Governing Board appoints IAG CEO Willie Walsh as its Chairman

New York City, NY, 2014-03-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Willie Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of International Airlines Group (IAG), has been nominated by the Governing Board ofoneworld®, the leading global airline alliance, to serve as its Chairman for the year ahead. He succeeds American Airlines’ Chairman Tom Horton, who has filled the role since December… Read the full press release

The Atlantic Hotel Owner Patrick Burke elected Vice Chairman of the International Board of Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Jersey, 2014-03-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Patrick Burke, Owner and Managing Director of The Atlantic Hotel, has been elected Vice Chairman of the International Board of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) at the recent board meeting held in the Dominican Republic. An exclusive collection of the very best independent hotels around the… Read the full press release

British fashion designer Jonathan Saunders teamed up with Thomson to create limited edition of beach wear and beach bags

Luton, UK, 2014-03-19 — /Travel PR News/ — World renowned British fashion designer, Jonathan Saunders, has teamed up with leading holiday company Thomson to create a limited edition range of beach wear and beach bags for women and men. He has also designed and accessorised a bespoke pool area at the new 5 star Sensatori Resort Jamaica… Read the full press release

TravelPRNews.com names the travel managers who lead the airlines’ digital customer service evolution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 2014-03-14 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelPRNews.com, a leading travel press release distribution and news-wire service, runs an initiative aimed at discovering and giving greater exposure to travel industry leaders that stay behind any great achievement and success within the travel and leisure industry. Travel intelligence company Skift revealed the names of… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts and PGA TOUR pro Rickie Fowler to share secrets for winning on and off the course

New Interactive Video Campaign Featuring PGA TOUR Pro Supports “The Big Win” Promotion From IHG® Rewards Club ATLANTA, 2014-3-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The modern day business traveler likes to win, both at work and when they’re having fun. To make winning easier, the Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts brand has teamed up with PGA TOUR… Read the full press release

Houston Airport Aviation Club Director Maria Fink Helps Houston-area Students Soar to Success

HOUSTON, 2014-03-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Director of the Houston Airport System’s Aviation Club, Maria Fink, saw firsthand how her efforts are paying off with area high school students as she soared over Houston’s downtown skyline in an aircraft piloted by club member and licensed pilot Ronald Mejia. The Houston Airport System (HAS) supports… Read the full press release

The Hay-Adams Author Series to welcome British historian Simon Schama on Thursday, March 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2014-2-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — On Thursday, March 27, 2014, The Hay-Adams Author Series will welcome Simon Schama, CBE, Columbia University professor, British historian, award-winning author and documentarian, while dining with guests at The Top of the Hay, the Hotel’s elegant rooftop spaces overlooking the White House. Early in his career, Schama was a Fellow at… Read the full press release

DreamWorks Animation CEO and Co-Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg to speak at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit in Hainan 24-25 April 2014

LONDON, 2014-2-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO and Co-Founder of DreamWorks Animation SKG, will speak at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit, which takes place in Hainan 24-25 April 2014. Katzenberg will be interviewed by Immediate Past Chairman of WTTC, Geoffrey Kent, on Thursday 24 April. The acclaimed “Geoffrey Kent interviews” at the… Read the full press release

Sochi 2014: Ski jumper Simon Ammann to carry the Swiss flag at Friday’s Opening Ceremony

Sochi, Russia, 2014-2-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ski jumper Simon Ammann, a double gold medal winner in 2002 and 2010, will carry the Swiss flag at Friday’s Opening Ceremony. “This is my fifth Olympic Games and I’m looking for something extra. It will be nice,” said the 32-year-old. Alpine skier Benjamin Raich was initially given the honour but declined… Read the full press release

Sochi 2014: Former world champion Sarah Hendrickson admits that she looks up to Japanese rival Sara Takanashi

Sochi, Russia, 2014-2-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Former world champion Sarah Hendrickson admits that she looks up to Japanese rival Sara Takanashi. Hendrickson tore knee ligaments in a fall last August and in her absence, the 17-year-old Takanashi has won 10 rounds in the defence of her World Cup title. “I really look up to Sara. She’s a… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago announced the headliners for the 31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival set for June 13 -15 in Grant Park

FREE admission festival celebrates “Blues by the Lake” June 13-15 in Grant Park Chicago, IL, US, 2014-1-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the headliners for the 31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival set for June 13 through June 15 in Grant Park. A weekend of “Blues by the Lake” begins at the Petrillo… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino honored with the 2013 “Excellence in Public Service” Award

Chicago, Il, US, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino was presented with the 2013 “Excellence in Public Service” Award from the Civic Federation and the Motorola Solutions Foundation today at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. Now in its 22nd year, the award annually recognizes a non-elected government official who… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Austin appoints Maria Hirt as New Director of Marketing

Four Seasons veteran excited to call Austin home Austin, U.S.A, 2013-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Austin announces the appointment of Maria Hirt as Director of Marketing, overseeing sales, catering, public relations, advertising and room revenue at the 291-room hotel in downtown Austin. Originally from Lima, Peru, Hirt is a long-time Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts manager, serving in various sales… Read the full press release

Travel, food brands that responded with humanitarian aid to victims affected by the Philippine “Maring” floods 2013

Manila, Philippines, 2013-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Great help is great when it is provided in time when it is needed most. Over the past a few days we looked into travel and food brands, companies and organizations that offered humanitarian aid to people in desperate need being affected by the major Philippine flooding caused by… Read the full press release

Oscar Award winner Tom Hanks and his family watched hurling match while transiting Shannon Airport en route from Greece to the US

2013-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passenger numbers may be rising significantly at Shannon Airport this summer season but even in the rush these days, some still stand out more than others – particularly if they are world famous celebrities! Among others, in June the airport had Irish-American royalty in Jean Kennedy Smith, last month it was Bruce… Read the full press release