Travelzoo survey reveals which destinations greet travelers with open arms

Florida Ranks as the Friendliest State; East Coast Edges Out West Coast NEW YORK, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling to a new city can be exhilarating and intimidating at the same time but a warm greeting and friendly smile can put all fears aside when visiting to a new destination. A new poll… Read the full press release

The third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns September 13

CHICAGO, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns September 13, offering runners and walkers of all fitness levels the opportunity to experience the airfield of Midway International Airport.  The course offers stunning views of Chicago’s skyline as the backdrop, complete with aircraft taking off and landing overhead…. Read the full press release

Two Seattle celebrities will lead teams to pull 92,000-pound Alaska Airlines 737-800 25 feet to raise money to end childhood cancer

SEATTLE, 2015-7-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Two Seattle celebrities are going head-to-head to raise money to end childhood cancer. On July 28, Alaska’s Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson and Joel McHale, star of Yahoo!’s Community and E!’s The Soup, will captain two teams competing to see which can pull a 92,000-pound Alaska Airlines 737-800 25… Read the full press release

RCI reveals where travelers are hoping to visit this summer

Deals abound for these popular locations on EndlessVacationRentals.com PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2015-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Memorial Day officially kicked off the summer season, and many travelers are looking forward to their next vacation. Travel companies have an insider’s view of where customers are looking to go, which often reveals interesting trends. RCI, the worldwide leader in… Read the full press release

London City Airport compiled a list of items holidaymakers would never travel without

LONDON, 2015-6-1 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) has asked its passengers which items they would never travel without, producing some surprising results. The list, compiled from a survey of 500 passengers setting off from the UK, reveals interesting holidaymaker habits including the fact that in an age when it seems everyone… Read the full press release

Travelzoo survey reveals 82% of Canadians would rather give up hockey than their summer vacations

Weak Dollar and Low Gas Prices Make Domestic Vacations Popular This Summer TORONTO, 2015-6-1 — /Travel PR News/ — With less than one month until the official start to summer, new data released by Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, reveals 82% of Canadians would rather give up hockey than their summer vacations…. Read the full press release

Wings for Autism community and volunteers to kick off an initiative with 20 children and their parents at Midway International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-6-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Earlier this month, Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Southwest Airlines staff at Midway International Airport joined with the Wings for Autism community and volunteers to kick off its initiative with 20 children and their parents. Wings for Autism is an airport “rehearsal” specially designed for individuals with autism spectrum… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings: most car rental customers still prefer to speak with an actual employee on the telephone to address their inquiries

Enterprise: “People overall just seem to prefer meaningful interactions with real employees.”  ST. LOUIS, 2015-5-29 — /Travel PR News/ — According to Enterprise Holdings, the largest car rental company in the world, most car rental customers still prefer to speak with an actual employee on the telephone to address their inquiries. Last year, Enterprise Holdings’ contact centers… Read the full press release

Taylor family donates $22 million to charitable and educational organizations that support underserved communities and youth in St. Louis region

Gifts Support Underserved Communities and Youth ST. LOUIS, 2015-5-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Guided by the vision and leadership of Enterprise Holdings founder and patriarch Jack C. Taylor, the Taylor family has announced $22 million in contributions to a wide variety of charitable and educational organizations that support underserved communities and youth in the St. Louis… 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

The Maldives teams up with PVR Cinemas pan-India for video campaign to further increase Indians visiting Maldives

MALDIVES, 2015-5-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC)has tied up with PVR Cinemas pan-India for a 2-week video campaign that will run in all major cinema halls of the PVR auditoriums. The promotion had been timed around the beginning of the summer holiday season in India to catch… Read the full press release

Jersey: The Royal Yacht announces the launch of its exclusive wine club hosted by Sirocco and The Cellar

The Royal Yacht has announced the launch of its new and exclusive wine club, hosted by Sirocco and The Cellar. JERSEY, 2015-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — The wine club will provide its members with opportunities to sample and enjoy a range of world-class wines, attend special events and enjoy exclusive discounts.  Membership is by… Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car and travel expert Rudy Maxa: The weeks between spring break and Memorial Day also an ideal time to hit the road

Lower Rates, Less Traffic, Ideal Weather Among Top Reasons for Pre-Memorial Day Travel ST. LOUIS, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — While Memorial Day weekend may be the unofficial start of the summer travel season, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and consumer travel expert Rudy Maxa are reminding Americans that now is also an ideal time to hit the road…. Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation kicks off Military Appreciation Month with series of planned events, programs and special discounts for military personnel

CHICAGO, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago’s airports are sparkling in red, white and blue to honor our military as the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) kicks off Military Appreciation Month. This annual celebration, now in its fourth year, recognizes active and former military personnel traveling through O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Throughout the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways further extends its partnership with Education Above All Foundation with the launch of its online donation facility to support the ‘Educate A Child’ programme

The airline extends its donation services to travellers booking online Educate A Child received QAR2.4 million in donations through the airline partnership in 2014 DOHA, Qatar, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to announce the launch of its online donation facility to support the ‘Educate A Child’ programme, further extending its partnership with… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: Chatsworth to launch major new literary festival “The Chatsworth Festival – Art Out Loud”, 18 to 20 September 2015

LONDON, 2015-4-27 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2015 Chatsworth is set to launch a major new literary festival ‘The Chatsworth Festival – Art Out Loud‘, running from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September. The three day event is inspired by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s passion for the arts and will feature a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague’s charity dinner supported by the Czech Philharmonic raised CZK 503,000 for Pink Bubble Foundation

Prague, Czech Republic, 2015-4-24 — /Travel PR News/ — On Tuesday April 14, 2015, Four Seasons Hotel Prague, supported by the Czech Philharmonic, hosted its second charity dinner for the Pink Bubble Foundation at its restaurant CottoCrudo. With additional support from Four Seasons hotels in Florence and Paris, and luxury brands Brioni, LBM Luxury Brand… Read the full press release

Fairfield Inn & Suites celebrates National Amazing Month (May); nominate the most amazing people you know for a chance to win beach getaway for two in Bali

Digital trailblazer Randi Zuckerberg kicks off feel-good campaign Bethesda, Md., 2015-4-24 — /Travel PR News/ — It takes tremendous skill to balance life’s demands and juggle the tasks one needs to accomplish every day. Still, most Americans manage to maintain momentum and not skip a beat with a little help from some amazing people. In… Read the full press release

Pupils from Glaitness Primary School in Orkney become junior guides at Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces as part of Historic Scotland’s Junior Tour Guide scheme

Pupils from Glaitness Primary School in Orkney stepped back in time this week to become junior guides at Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces. EDINBURGH, 2015-4-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Primary Six class have been training for the past few months to provide guided tours for visiting pupils from all over Scotland as part of… Read the full press release

Children from charity Kids Company selected for light aircraft flights as part of the Airbus sponsored ‘Air Smiles Day’ held at Bristol and Wessex Flying Club

BRISTOL, 2015-4-15 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 40 local young people, aged seven to 16, from charity Kids Company were specially selected for light aircraft flights over their home town as part of the Airbus sponsored ‘Air Smiles Day’ held at Bristol and Wessex Flying Club, Bristol Airport on Saturday. Airbus teamed up… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport marks 70th anniversary of the first commercial flight to land at Shannon with a collection of memorabilia

Items to include photography of famous stars passing through airport, model aircraft, airport VIP signature book and items donated by public Shannon, Ireland, 2015-4-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is set to enhance its passenger experience with a collection of memorabilia for the public to view while waiting for flights to depart. Located in… Read the full press release

Enterprise Car Sales partners with the March of Dimes Greater Kansas to improve the health of mothers and babies in the community

Local Team Donating $100 for Every Vehicle Sold in April KANSAS CITY, Kan., 2015-4-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Car Sales, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, is partnering with the March of Dimes Greater Kansas to improve the health of mothers and babies in the community. In support of the nonprofit’s premier Kansas City March for… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place survey: six in 10 adults that travel admit to having particular travel quirks

“There’s a Place for You” campaign brings the Hyatt Place brand to life and shows how it seamlessly provides travelers with a place where they can fully embrace their travel habits the moment they check in CHICAGO, 2015-3-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place, the perfect place for today’s traveler combining style, innovation and 24/7 convenience,… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: The International hit show LET IT BE is coming to their hometown to mark the official re-launch of the Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool

LONDON, 2015-3-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International hit show that celebrates the music of The Beatles is coming to their hometown later this year to mark the official re-launch of the multi-million pound refurbishment of the Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool.  Direct from London’s West End, LET IT BE will run for 5½… Read the full press release

Hobbiton™ Movie Set in New Zealand welcomed its one millionth visitor

For well over a decade tourists have been visiting a small pocket of green farmland in the depths of Middle-earth™ New Zealand, and today marks a special milestone for the famous destination. Matamata, New Zealand, 2015-3-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hobbiton™ Movie Set, near Matamata in New Zealand’s Waikato region, has welcomed its one… Read the full press release

Confederation of Passenger Transport UK: new research shows that nationwide discount-priced ticket for combined train and bus travel PLUSBUS is growing in popularity

LONDON, 2015-3-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A nationwide discount-priced ticket for combined train and bus travel is growing in popularity, new research shows. A survey carried out by independent watchdog Passenger Focus shows that 90% of PLUSBUS users are either ‘very’ or ‘fairly’ satisfied the integrated ticket, which offers passengers unlimited bus and tram… Read the full press release

Marriott International, Inc. to provide consumers with more meaningful travel destination content and information on Traveler.Marriott.Com

Content Provides Unique Destination Experiences and Tips Authored by Digital Travel Experts Bethesda, Md., 2015-3-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move to provide consumers with more meaningful travel destination content and information, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) is launching Marriott Traveler on its industry-leading website Marriott.com. Today, many travelers begin their planning process by researching… 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

The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA): UK’s most popular, iconic attractions report 6.5% increase of the visitors in 2014 vs 2013 figures

UK VISITORS ATTRACTIONS SEE 6.5% INCREASE IN VISITOR NUMBERS IN 2014 – London sees 7.11% increase – LONDON, 2015-3-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) announced its members’ visitor figures for 2014 today (Monday, March 16, 2015), which saw an average increase of 6.5% on 2013 visitor numbers. Scottish attractions… Read the full press release