Marriott International presented with the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) today received the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style at its LATINA Style 50 Awards Luncheon Ceremony in Arlington, Virginia. Brenda Durham, Senior Vice President and Regional General Counsel for the Caribbean and Latin America Region, Marriott International, accepted the award…. Read the full press release

Coco Collection and the Olive Ridley Project partner to open the first Turtle Rescue Centre in Maldives

Malé, Republic of Maldives, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the official partnership between Coco Collection and the Olive Ridley Project, the first Turtle Rescue Centre is open at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu with a resident Veterinary Surgeon heading the centre. In January 2015, Coco Collection announced the official and exclusive partnership with the Olive… 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

EFMD Conference: Put Climate Resilience, Green Growth and “Impact Travel” in Curricula – Lipman urges Deans

SLOVENIA, 2017-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Addressing 350 Business School Deans at the EFMD Conference – Professor Geoffrey Lipman said that the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) – provide a massive opportunity for the academic world, but they need to be approached with a big reality check on the tensions between aspiration, implementation, and… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality funds construction of three water treatment plants in the Egyptian desert as part of its Sustainability Programme

Hotel group demonstrates its commitment to sustainability: 1 euro donated for each online booking / Cooperation with atmosfair and American University of Cairo FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its Sustainability Programme, Deutsche Hospitality is financing the construction of three water treatment plants in the Egyptian desert. Since 1 March… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance and Kiron Open Higher Education open study center for refugees in Berlin

A meeting place and study center for refugee students Lufthansa help students achieve social and cultural integration Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Education is one of the key factors for the successful and long-term integration of people of non-German origin. This is why help alliance, the relief organization of the Lufthansa Group,… Read the full press release

Boeing, Iridescent’s Curiosity Machine, PBS Learning Media and the Teaching Channel launch collection of educational materials and tutorials

CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for fun classroom activities with a STEM focus? Boeing [NYSE:BA], Iridescent’s Curiosity Machine, PBS Learning Media and the Teaching Channel have produced a collection of educational materials and tutorials that children can use to engineer an airfoil, find alternative energy sources and design their own satellite, among dozens… Read the full press release

Shannon Group welcomes the Government’s €60 million action plan for rural development — ‘Realising our Rural Potential’

SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ —Shannon Group has welcomed the launch of ‘Realising our Rural Potential’, the €60 million action plan for rural development unveiled by Government. Speaking about the plan Matthew Thomas, CEO, Shannon Group said: “Our rural communities and regions are vital resources that need to be nurtured and supported. The… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the new partner for the annual Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year as it launches the search for entries under a new title sponsor. George Best Belfast City Airport has been announced as the new partner for the annual event, which is organised by the Northern… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara announces the public opening of Seasons Restaurant and Driftwood Spa

San Diego, Aviara, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, the luxury North County resort set in a lush, idyllic setting along the coastline announces the public opening of Seasons Restaurant and Driftwood Spa. The San Diego community gains new dining and spa destinations as locals are now welcome to experience the… Read the full press release

Opportunity for women to apply for a career day with Lufthansa as part of Monster.de and Twentieth Century Fox campaign

Campaign in the context of the #nolimitsforwomen week by Monster and Twentieth Century Fox Winners will be drawn on Monster.de starting 23 January 2017 Diversity is a high priority at Lufthansa Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In the context of a campaign by employment website Monster.de and film distributor Twentieth Century Fox,… Read the full press release

HMSHost kicks off unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community

HMSHost travels the country to spread messages of love with airport travelers BETHESDA, MD, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — This Valentine’s Day season, global restaurateur HMSHost is making more connections with travelers across the country as part of a unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community. HMSHost invites travelers… Read the full press release

W Hotels brand debuts in Hungary with the opening of W Budapest

Budapest, 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced an agreement with QPR Properties Kft, part of Constellation Hotels Holding Ltd., to debut the iconic W Hotels brand in Hungary with the opening of W Budapest. Ideally located on Andrassy Avenue (a UNESCO World… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the sixth year in a row

WHISTLER, BC, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — For the sixth year in a row, Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The annual competition, judged by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, recognizes employers offering the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people. Organizations honoured are chosen… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s Spirit of Scotland new online film gives viewers a ‘sense of who they are’

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — NOT many people are able to say that they can give others a ‘sense of who they are’, but this is exactly what tour guide and genealogist Ian Walker does for a living. Dumfriesshire-born Ian stars in the latest Spirit of Scotland online film from VisitScotland in… Read the full press release

Glasgow to welcome 600 historians, architects, preservationists and museum professionals for Society of Architectural Historians’ 70th Annual International Conference

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) will hold its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, from June 7–11, 2017, marking the first time SAH has met outside North America since 1973. An estimated 600 historians, architects, preservationists, and museum professionals from around the world will convene to… Read the full press release

First Essex announces new partnership with Trussell Trust foodbanks in Colchester

ESSEX, England, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Local bus operator First Essex announced a new partnership today with Trussell Trust foodbanks in Colchester. The initiative, which has been rolled out with great success in other parts of the country including Chelmsford and Southend, will provide foodbank teams in Colchester with ‘Free Bus Journey Vouchers’ that… Read the full press release

Element Hotels expands its fitness programming with Your Trainer, MiiR Bikes partnerships

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Life on the road has never been fitter. Marriott International, Inc.® (NASDAQ: MAR) today announces that Element Hotels, the company’s eco-innovation lab, is planting new roots in the fitness space and promising guests even more ways to stay active, healthy and happy while on the road. While… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Children’s Hospice South West as its charity partner for the third year running

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year running, Children’s Hospice South West has been named Bristol Airport’s charity partner following a vote by Airport staff. More than 20,000 raised for local charity in 2016. During 2016, staff and passengers raised more than £20,000 for the North Somerset based charity, with initiatives… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens new Changing Places facility to meet needs of all customers with disability

BRISTOL, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile. Standard accessible toilets are unable to meet the needs of all travelling customers… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Many of the most commonly held superstitions originate from Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Very Superstitious…. Friday the 13th and how Scotland ‘invented’ the superstition Friday the 13th of January might be a day when people are overly aware of black cats, groups of magpies and not walking under ladders; but many might not realise that Scotland is the home of many… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: Christmas party and flight with Santa for families from two charities

Aviation businesses joined forces to put on a Christmas party and flight with Santa for families needing hospice care and children with upper limb differences. Bristol, England, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The event was organised by Airbus and Bristol Airport and they have been supported by ACC Charter and Eastern Airways who run… Read the full press release

Metrolink announces Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at Los Angeles Union Station on Dec. 17

Public invited to share holiday cheer at free event on Dec. 17 supporting Toys for Tots, featuring historic steam locomotive, rail car display and visit from Santa. LOS ANGELES, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa will trade in his sleigh and eight tiny reindeer for vintage rail cars and an 874,346-pound steam locomotive decked… Read the full press release

AH&LA and NAESV to address sexual violence in the hospitality industry and offer tips to combat this issue

Washington, D.C., 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) today ( December 9, 2016) announced a new partnership to continue the hotel industry’s long-standing efforts to raise awareness of sexual violence and provide hotel operators with new training tools and… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality and Marriott International launch Tahseen hospitality training programme

Marriott International Leadership Development Programme created in response to rising need for Qatari leaders and managers within the hospitality industry   Doha, Qatar, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, the leading hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, and Marriott International today announced the launch of Tahseen hospitality training programme, a unique initiative… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels 2017 Travel Trend Outlook: Americans willing to spend more than last year to explore new places

Survey reveals Americans are willing to spend more and prioritize travel in 2017 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — As 2017 fast approaches, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has released its annual traveler survey capturing the latest insights from U.S. consumers. This year’s survey reveals Americans will… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Christmas Racing Festival set to break records for both attendance and prize money

SHANNON, Ireland, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The biggest racing festival ever staged in the Mid-West, the Shannon Airport Christmas Racing Festival at Limerick Racecourse, is this year set to break records for both attendance and prize money. The annual festival, which is the biggest gathering outside the capital across the Christmas season, takes place… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport’s hidden disability lanyard recognised for its support for passengers with Dementia

Gatwick committed to becoming an internationally recognised dementia friendly airport Airport praised for forward-thinking approach of lanyard Every member of Gatwick’s Assistance Team has received Dementia Friends training LONDON, 2016-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The successful rollout of a hidden disability lanyard at Gatwick Airport has been recognised for its forward-thinking approach towards supporting passengers… Read the full press release

Visit Omaha creates “Holiday Island” in the Gene Leahy Mall

OMAHA, NE, 2016-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ —  Get ready for a holiday surprise at this year’s kickoff to the Omaha Holiday Lights Festival. Visit Omaha has created “Holiday Island” in the Gene Leahy Mall as a gift to all of the residents, visitors, attractions, event organizers, restaurants and businesses that make Omaha an incredible visitor… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport invites commuters to ‘Buy a Bear’ this season for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2016-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas holiday-makers and commuters passing through George Best Belfast City Airport are being urged to ‘Buy a Bear’ this festive season for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity. The cuddly teddy bears are being sold at World Duty Free in the airport for only £5 and visitors to… Read the full press release