British Airways publishes its first colouring book for flyers

British Airways publishes its first colouring book for flyers   London, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The colouring craze looks set to reach new heights as British Airways gets set to publish its first colouring book for flyers. ‘British Airways: A Colouring Book’ features scores of line drawings of iconic images, accompanied by explanations from… Read the full press release

Delaware North expands offerings at Yellowstone National Park with the acquisition of Yellowstone Vacations

Yellowstone Vacations bolsters Delaware North’s offerings in West Yellowstone, Mont., with lodging properties to also be marketed under the new brand name BUFFALO, N.Y., and WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont., 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, one of the largest privately held hospitality and food service companies in the world, is expanding its offerings at Yellowstone… Read the full press release

The Southwest Rink at Skyline Park opens in downtown Denver

The Southwest Rink at Skyline Park opens in downtown Denver   DALLAS, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) and the Downtown Denver Partnership are pleased to welcome Mile High residents, employees and visitors to take a spin on the ice at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park.  The rink opened today (November… Read the full press release

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex opens Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® presented by Boeing, November 11-12, 2016

Cape Canaveral, FL, 2016-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Gemini and Apollo space program astronauts Buzz Aldrin, James Lovell and Thomas Stafford are just a few of the revered NASA astronauts who will be at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex next week to commemorate the grand opening of Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises welcomed Viking Star into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural North American voyage

Los Angeles, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today (October 13, 2016) welcomed its first ship, Viking Star®, into the New York harbor as part of its inaugural North American voyage. The 930-guest ship docked at Manhattan Cruise Terminal at noon, just after sailing past the Statue of Liberty with a reception… 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

MSC Cruises unveils new range of fun kids’ activities and supporting web series “Kelly & Kloe On Board”

Geneva, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises — the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa — today (05-10-2016 ) announced a further addition to its family-focused offerings, this time with a new range of fun kids’ activities and supporting web series, “Kelly & Kloe… Read the full press release

Hala Abu Dhabi selected as excursions and activities provider for Sir Bani Yas Island and Beach Oasis cruise destination stop

ABU DHABI, 2016-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hala Abu Dhabi, the destination management company of the Etihad Aviation Group (EAG), has been selected as the exclusive shore excursions and activities provider for Sir Bani Yas Island and Beach Oasis, the latest cruise destination stop in the UAE for the 2016/2017 season. The announcement was made… 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

Devil’s Porridge Museum in Dumfries & Galloway honoured with Five Star Museum award by VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A state-of-the-art museum in Dumfries & Galloway which charts the history of a munitions factory during World War 1 has achieved VisitScotland’s highest Quality Assurance grading. The Devil’s Porridge Museum in Eastriggs near Annan received the Five Star Museum award from VisitScotland following a recent assessment visit by… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises to open Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in October 2018

Ground breaking ceremony to take place in the presence of the Prime Minister of the Bahamas on October 6 Geneva, Switzerland, 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, announced today that Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reservewill now… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport to host Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull on September 17

Popular Annual Airport Open House Benefits Special Olympics Virginia Washington, D.C., 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport is expected to attract thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house with a daylong schedule of activities, events and family fun on Saturday, September… Read the full press release

EventScotland’s National Funding Programme to fund public events across Scotland from August-October

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Public events taking place across Scotland from August-October are set to benefit from £233,000 from EventScotland’s National Funding Programme, it has today been revealed. A total of 21 events will receive grants from EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate, providing crucial support for event delivery and helping to… Read the full press release

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo reopens Kids’ Farm exhibit

Washington, D.C., 2016-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Smithsonian’s National Zoo lifted its temporary quarantine on the Kids’ Farm exhibit that has been in effect since Feb. 26 after E. coli stx 1 gene bacteria was discovered in a few of the animals. After seven weeks of quarantine, no animals showed any sign of disease… Read the full press release

Disney’s cherished family film Pete’s Dragon features New Zealand; to be released late 2016

Wellington, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand has been featured for the first time as the home of Disney’sPete’s Dragon, scheduled to be released worldwide in late 2016. A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, Pete’s Dragon is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: TINY TITANS: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies exhibition at the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum from February 28 until August 2016

Wembley, Alberta, 2016-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ —  The first major new exhibit to arrive in 2016 at the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, called TINY TITANS: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, organized in association with Harvard Museum of Natural History, University of Tennessee and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. The exhibit will… Read the full press release

Bounty of delectable choices await hungry guests at Knott’s Berry Farm, starting Thanksgiving Day

Famous For Its Food, The Park Will Offer Delicious Dining Options This Holiday Season BUENA PARK, CA., 2015-11-9 — /Travel PR News/ — When it comes to holiday dining, no one does it better than Knott’s Berry Farm! Starting Thanksgiving Day, a bounty of delectable choices await hungry guests, from freshly made Thanksgiving Take Home Dinners, an… Read the full press release

Duet of singing siamangs is back at Woodland Park Zoo

Siamang pair graces the neighborhood with their first song SEATTLE, 2015-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The sweet duet of singing siamangs is back at Woodland Park Zoo after nearly a year of silence from the tree tops. The pair of siamangs, 29-year-old male Sam and 35-year-old female Briony (brye-o-nee), were introduced to each other a couple… Read the full press release

Jersey: The AA awarded Durrell Wildlife Camp the highest possible rating in the glamping category

The AA has awarded Durrell Wildlife Camp 5 Green Pennants – the highest possible rating in the glamping category. JERSEY, 2015-9-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Inspector Colin Church, who visited Durrell in July, praised the camp for its tremendous attention to detail and exceptional customer service. He says Durrell Wildlife Camp is one of… Read the full press release

Historic Scotland: Enjoy a royal reception at Holyrood Park this Sunday 19th July for a free Living History event with Mary, Queen of Scots and her husband Henry, Lord Darnley

Join Historic Scotland for a free Living History event in Edinburgh this weekend. Scotland, 2015-7-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors will get a royal reception to Holyrood Park this Sunday 19th July as Mary, Queen of Scots and her husband Henry, Lord Darnley take to the park for some Royal Pursuits. From feasting to… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events to host free summer workouts at Millennium Park

Chicagoans and visitors will enjoy outdoor Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and Zumba® classes all summer CHICAGO, 2015-5-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Jump start your weekend with the Summer Workouts in Millennium Park on Saturdays, June 6–September 5, beginning at 7am. Guests are invited to stretch, kick and dance the summer away each Saturday as… Read the full press release

Chicago: Summer Film Series returns to Millennium Park, Tuesdays, June 23 – September 1, at 6:30pm

Eleven blockbuster films help celebrate summer’s biggest events and mark some 2015 milestones CHICAGO, 2015-5-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicagoans and visitors alike are invited to enjoy outdoor movies downtown as the popular Summer Film Series returns toMillennium Park, Tuesdays, June 23 – September 1, at 6:30pm. Guests may take a seat at the… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb turns up the heat with exciting list of updates and additions to its summer program

New 360 Pass, Timed Hiking Routes, Flightseeing Tours, E-Bikes And More! WHISTLER, BC, 2015-5-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer is in the air and Whistler Blackcomb is turning up the heat with an exciting list of updates and additions to its summer program. The new cabins on the Whistler Village Gondola will continue spinning straight… Read the full press release

Extraordinary Hotel Chocolat Chocolate Tasting Experience at the London Eye this Easter

LONDON, 2015-3-30 — /Travel PR News/ — This Easter, the London Eye invites guests to indulge their senses with an extraordinary Hotel Chocolat Chocolate Tasting Experience. The ultimate Easter treat for chocolate lovers, guests will enjoy a variety of mouth-watering chocolates and truffles as an expert from Hotel Chocolat guides you through an exclusive tasting… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: Launching this year, the Tour de Yorkshire attracts the world’s great riders from May 1-3, 2015

LONDON, 2015-3-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The rows of people lining the route of last year’s Yorkshire Grand Départ of the Tour de France are not just testament to the growing popularity of cycling in the UK, but of Yorkshire as a place to hold world-class events – and holidays! Such was the welcome… Read the full press release

VisitScotland and Forest Holidays launch an exclusive new experience for holiday makers to Scotland – The Picnic Butler

LONDON, 2015-3-28 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland and Forest Holidays have today (Tuesday 24 March 2015) launched an exclusive new experience for holiday makers to Scotland – The Picnic Butler, which has been created to celebrate the country’s Year of Food & Drink and promises to create many brilliant moments for visitors to Scotland…. Read the full press release

VisitBritain: Edinburgh International Festival 2015 programme unveiled

Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan has unveiled his first programme. Edinburgh, 2015-3-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Festival 2015 runs from Friday 7 August to Monday 31 August and welcomes over 2,300 artists from 39 nations to perform in Scotland’s magnificent capital city. The Irishman, whose previous roles have seen him head up the Sydney Festival,… Read the full press release

The Pennsylvania Tourism Office kicked off travel season with the release of the 2015 Vacation Guide

Harrisburg, PA, 2015-3-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today kicked off travel season with the release of the 2015 Vacation Guide, which highlights the commonwealth’s unique travel destinations and experiences as well as must-see attractions and events. “Travelers are offered the chance to explore the incredible history, outdoor recreation, city escapes and… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

26 November 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of one of the most enchanting works of literature: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. LONDON, 2015-3-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, famously first outlined his story to the ten-year-old Alice Liddell – the inspiration for the tale – as… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Visitors can follow in the footsteps of world class athletes with Tourism Canmore Kananaskis’ new Learn to be a Biathlete program at The Canmore Nordic Centre

Alberta, Canada, 2015-3-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Olympic legacy lives on in Alberta and now visitors can follow in the footsteps of world class athletes with Tourism Canmore Kananaskis’ new Learn to be a Biathlete program at The Canmore Nordic Centre. Biathlon is an Olympic winter sport that combines freestyle cross-country skiing (or running… Read the full press release