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

Hilton Auckland partnered with Auckland Council to join the Youth Employment Movement and assist 23,000 young people in Auckland

Hilton Auckland in the New Zealand Youth Employment Movement AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-3-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Auckland has partnered with Auckland Council to join the Youth Employment Movement to assist 23,000 young people in Auckland who are not in employment, training or education. In response to the high unemployment rates within the region, Auckland… Read the full press release

First and Arriva with the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) launched new Next [Bus] Stop Announcement app for blind and visually impaired passengers

LEEDS, UK, 2015-3-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Two of the UK’s biggest bus groups, First and Arriva, in partnership with the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) have today launched a new, state of the art Next [Bus] Stop Announcement Smartphone app, which could revolutionise bus travel for blind and visually impaired passengers. Launched… Read the full press release

Final Call for PATA Face of the Future 2015 – Deadline March 2

BANGKOK, 2015-2-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (http://www.pata.org/) (PATA) Face of the Future (http://www.pata.org/human-capital-development/face-of-the-future/) award is now open for submissions. The winner will be invited to join the PATA Executive Board as a non-voting member and observer for a one year term at the invitation of the PATA Chairman. The recipient of the PATA… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines adds 75 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations to benefit from the Southwest Airlines 2015 Medical Transportation Grant Program

More than 100 hospitals and medical organizations to benefit in 2015 DALLAS, 2015-2-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 75 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations from across the nation will benefit from the Southwest Airlines 2015 Medical Transportation Grant Program, with the total impact reaching 101 facilities. Through the… Read the full press release

Air Partner’s Tyrone Smith to attempt to climb the highest mountain in the Southern and Western hemispheres in support of Pilgrims Hospice in East Kent

GATWICK, UK, 2015-2-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner employee Tyrone Smith is currently travelling to Argentina to attempt to climb the highest mountain in the Southern and Western hemispheres, Mount Aconcagua. Tyrone, who is Sales Manager in the Private Jets division at Air Partner, a leading provider of air charter services to governments,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals study: Non-skiers are headed to the mountains this season, and they’re ready for their own winter fun

Right lodging and plenty of activities make mountain experience just as fun for the one in five non-skiers that still take ski vacations Parsippany, N.J., 2015-2-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Non-skiers are headed to the mountains this season, and they’re ready for their own winter fun. One in five non-skiing travelers still take ski and snowboard… Read the full press release

Stagecoach study: bus remains 60% cheaper than commuting to work by car despite falling pump prices

Stagecoach survey shows bus users save average of more than £1,200* a year by leaving car in driveway Annual savings could almost pay household gas and electricity bills for a year Survey of around 40 key commuter corridors in England, Scotland and Wales PERTH, Scotland, 2015-2-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Catching the bus is… Read the full press release

2015 Camp Kids Are Kids “Game On” at Ritz-Carlton Chicago from August 9 to 13

Exciting updates unveiled at recent camper reunion Chicago, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On January 25, 2015, Camp Kids Are Kids Chicago (CKAKC) – the only urban camp for kids living with cancer – hosted a reunion at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) for children who attended the Camp’s inaugural session in August 2014…. Read the full press release

British Airways poll: 63% of women said they were put off a career as a professional airline pilot as they were told it was a man’s job

LONDON, 2015-1-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Sixty-three per cent of women said they were put off a career as a professional airline pilot when they were growing up for reasons including a lack of visible role models and being told it was a man’s job, according to a British Airways poll*. 20 per cent… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways to operate its latest Community Flight on 1 February

HONG KONG, 2015-1-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that it will operate its latest Community Flight on Sunday, 1 February. Cathay Pacific Director Corporate Affairs James Tong shared first-hand information about the flight at a media briefing today, with the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) and non-governmental organisations… Read the full press release

Two of Scotland’s top visitor attractions will mark the life and works of one of Scotland’s most famous poets and exports Robert Burns

EDINBURGH, 2015-1-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Two of Scotland’s top visitor attractions will mark the life and works of one of Scotland’s most famous poets and exports, Robert Burns, this weekend. Taking place over the weekend of the 24th and 25th January, the events will see Edinburgh and Stirling Castles celebrate the Scottish bard’s… Read the full press release

The Las Vegas News Bureau invites the public to share in the area’s rich photographic history by voting for their favorite photographs in “Vegas Votes”

WINNING PHOTOS TO BE FEATURED IN A TRAVELING LIBRARY EXHIBIT LAS VEGAS, 2015-1-22 — /Travel PR News/ — What image pops in your mind when you think of Las Vegas? Is it the neon lights of the Strip or the fast cars racing at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway? Maybe a scenic view of Red Rock Canyon… Read the full press release

The Alaska Airlines Foundation donates $30,000 in grants to three Hawaii non-profits to benefit Hawaii’s youth and educational programs

HONOLULU, 2015-1-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines Foundation gave $30,000 in grants to three Hawaii non-profits whose efforts benefit Hawaii’s youth and educational programs and services. The grants represent the first time the Alaska Airlines Foundation has awarded funds to public charities in the state of Hawaii. Grants were made to the following… Read the full press release

The Channel Islands to host family-friendly attractions during the Channel Islands Heritage Festival, 3rd April – 11th May 2015

JERSEY, 2015-1-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a short hop by plane or ferry from the UK, the Channel Islands – Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Sark – play host to a plethora of family-friendly attractions, beaches, hotels and restaurants, delivering to parents and children alike a relaxing and fun-filled break. A must-see event… Read the full press release

Aeroflot provided over 700 children from different regions of Russia with medical care in 2014 under its charity program “A Heart With Two Wings”

Moscow, 2014-12-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot is summing up the results of the charity program «A Heart With Two Wings» 2014. More than 700 children from different regions of Russia have received medical care during the outgoing year. The program was launched in the year of Aeroflot 90th anniversary — in 2013 — in order to help children with rare diseases of the immune system, musculoskeletal system and… Read the full press release

Emirates, Boeing and Another Joy Foundation to transport critically-needed blankets and sleeping bags to Iraq

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Airline and Boeing (NYSE:BA) partnered with a US-based non-profit organization, Another Joy Foundation, to transport a consignment of critically-needed blankets and sleeping bags on board the airline’s newly delivered Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range). This is the sixth time since 2009 that Emirates and Boeing have collaborated to transport… Read the full press release

Bangkok tops the list of world’s favorite destination for ringing in the new year at Agoda.com’s Travel Smarts study

SINGAPORE, 2014-12-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), announced today the results of its most recent Travel Smarts study which shows Bangkok is the world’s favorite destination for ringing in the new year. It also showed that most people want to… Read the full press release

Prostate Cancer UK voted as FirstGroup’s new UK Charity of Choice partner

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2014-12-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of FirstGroup’s employees have chosen Prostate Cancer UK as the company’s new UK Charity of Choice partner after a recent vote. The new three year partnership between the leading transport operator and the charity hopes to raise £1m for men affected by prostate cancer, and their partners… Read the full press release

New Zealand Tourism: Indian adventurer completes New Zealand’s epic walk Te Araroa – The Long Pathway

An Indian-born adventurer has taken an unexpected journey from the slums of India to the extremities of Middle-earth. Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-12-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Naresh Kumar, a 32-year-old originally from Chennai, India, has completed New Zealand’s epic walk Te Araroa – The Long Pathway, a 3000km continuous trail that begins at sacred… Read the full press release

Multigenerational travel is poised for rapid and sustained growth according to Preferred Hotel Group survey

Ushering in a new era of multigenerational travel, Preferred Hotel Group releases new study identifying the evolving profile of one of leisure travel’s fastest growing segments CHICAGO, 2014-12-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Fueled by grandparents’ wallets and grandchildren’s sense of wanderlust (with an unexpected assist from Facebook), multigenerational travel is poised for rapid and sustained… Read the full press release

airberlin: topbonus members can donate their miles to worthwhile aid projects

BERLIN, Germany, 2014-12-4 — /Travel PR News/ — From today (3 December 2014) until the end of the year, topbonus members can donate their miles to worthwhile aid projects with the support of the “Menschen für Menschen” Foundation (‘People for People’), Karlheinz Böhm’s Ethiopia Aid programme, and the Regine Sixt “Drying little tears” Children’s Aid… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport and Friends of ANCHOR put up A Giving Tree to bring some festive cheer for cancer patients and their families

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2014-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — A Giving Tree with a twist has just been decorated at Aberdeen International Airport, to raise both money and awareness for a local charity this festive season. The airport worked alongside charity partner Friends of ANCHOR to create the concept that is hoped will bring some festive… Read the full press release

Finnish Santa Claus Joulupukki landed in Budapest to meet children in numerous locations throughout Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2014-12-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Joulupukki, the Finnish Santa Claus landed in Budapest on board Finnair flight AY-753 from Helsinki shortly ahead of schedule. Joulupukki, arriving in more like fall than winter weather, was welcomed at the airport by schoolchildren from Lipót, in Győr-Sopron county, and kids from kindergartens in Budapest district… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund project Action on Hearing Loss raises awareness of hearing loss and promote various forms of visual communication in schools and youth groups

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014-11-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Children and young people in the Greater Belfast area are being taught sign language and valuable communication skills thanks to an Action on Hearing Loss project funded by the George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund. Through the Deaf Awareness for Young People project (D.A.Y), groups of… Read the full press release

Homewood Suites by Hilton launched program dedicated to help the brave men and women of the U.S. Military recreate important missed moments in their family lives

MCLEAN, Va., 2014-11-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Homewood Suites by Hilton announced today the launch of Make a Moment, a program dedicated to help the brave men and women of the U.S. Military recreate important missed moments in their family lives. The extended stay hotel brand is making an initial $100,000 donation for this initiative, which… Read the full press release

Hyatt initiated a four-year, one million dollar partnership with Women for Women International

Four-year partnership designed to help support the education and empowerment of more than 60,000 women in war-torn countries around the world CHICAGO, 2014-11-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that its subsidiary has initiated a four-year, one million dollar partnership with Women for Women International, a global development organization that offers… Read the full press release

VIA Rail Canada honours Remembrance Day with a donation to The Royal Canadian Legion on behalf of its passengers and employees

Montréal, 2014-11-6 — /Travel PR News/ — VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) would like to announce that, in honour of Remembrance Day, it has made a donation to The Royal Canadian Legion (the Legion), on behalf of its passengers and employees. As well, VIA Rail will offer free poppies to all passengers and staff on board… Read the full press release