New Doha stopover package by Qatar Airways to promote and market Qatar

Qatar initiative includes free hotel stays for passengers who wish to experience the delights of Doha Free luxury hotel stays complement existing free transit visa to create a holiday-within-a-holiday for transiting passengers Qatar Airways stopover package is part of broader +Qatar tourism programme to welcome more visitors to Qatar DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Visit Midlothian and Discover Something Different and Mysterious

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A new online film, aimed at promoting Midlothian to visitors across the globe, has been launched by the national tourism organisation in partnership with Midlothian Council and Midlothian Tourism Forum. Produced by VisitScotland, in collaboration with the region’s council and tourism forum, the film showcases the number… Read the full press release

Destress and Hideaway in Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — As one of the quietest destinations in Europe, Scotland is the perfect place to enjoy some peace and calm. In fact, the recent Scotland Visitor Survey, commissioned by VisitScotland, revealed that almost a quarter of visitors’ holiday in Scotland to ‘get away from it all.’ A growing… Read the full press release

“Get Away From It All” With a Visit to Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With nearly a quarter of visitors holidaying in Scotland to ‘get away from it all’, internet sensations the Kilted Yogis were in Glasgow today (Apr 26, 2017) to show tour operators from around the world exactly why the country is the perfect place to relax. Finlay Wilson and… Read the full press release

Portree iCentre’s Refurbishment To Include Upgraded Digital Facilities

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A VisitScotland iCentre on Skye which welcomed 151,000 visitors last year is to temporarily relocate next month to allow for refurbishment to take place. Portree iCentre will be undergoing refurbishment from 2 May, to provide a fantastic new facility with opportunities for visitors, locals and businesses. During… Read the full press release

Expect A Number of Exciting Things in Tourism for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The inaugural Great Aberdeen Run and the Tour Series cycling competition are amongst a number of exciting events taking place in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire this year. The tourism season will soon be getting underway in the region once again, with a host of activities, things to see… Read the full press release

Poll for Scotland’s Best Golf Holes Include St. Andrews, Royal Troon and Cruden Bay

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The closing hole at St Andrew’s Old Course has been voted as the best golf hole in Scotland, after a poll of 3,000 golfers chose it ahead of a formidable selection from the country’s world-class courses. The poll, undertaken by VisitScotland, set out to discover which golf… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s 30th Birthday Celebrations Includes Hosting the Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport will accommodate the first mass cross-London flight to launch from a major airport, when it plays host to the annual Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta® in June this year. The official ballooning event of The City of London, which is being staged at the airport… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson debuts in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey

Belgium, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, The Rezidor Hotel Group’s colorful and energetic midscale hotel brand, makes its debut in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey with the Park Inn by Radisson Samsun. The hotel is the second Park Inn by Radisson to open in Turkey this year and… Read the full press release

10 awards for Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest at the 29th annual Freddie Awards

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) took home a combined 10 awards last night, at the 29th annual Freddie Awards, including Promotion of the Year for “Day 1 Linking of Accounts,” and Program of the Year. Marriott International’s trio of loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards which includes… Read the full press release

The third series of Qantas’ Feels Like Home brand campaign will premiere on 30 April, 2017

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will premiere the third series of its Feels Like Home brand campaign this Sunday, 30 April. Filmed in Perth and London, the third series highlights Qantas’ history-making route between the two cities – which goes on sale today ahead of the first flights in March 2018. The… Read the full press release

Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route goes on sale

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Australians can now book non-stop flights* from Australia to Europe for the first time, with tickets for Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route going on sale today. Daily flights on the history-making route begin on 24 March 2018 and form part of a new Melbourne-Perth-London return service. The services will… Read the full press release

New prizeotel near the Munich Airport in the Hallbergmoos municipality to open in early 2019

Belgium, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The expansion of prizeotel continues through the joint venture with The Rezidor Hotel Group. The group is proud to announce a new prizeotel near the Munich Airport in the Hallbergmoos municipality. prizeotel Munich Airport will open in early 2019. Karim Rashid, the renowned New York based designer and the… Read the full press release

New Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi’s Westlands

Belgium, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic midscale hotel brand, today announces the opening of the first Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi’s Westlands. The Rezidor Hotel Group now has three hotels operating in East Africa with an additional two opening within the next quarter.  Park Inn by… Read the full press release

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit one of the top performing properties within the brand

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit Presented with Lighthouse Award Memphis, Tennessee, 2017-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton, Hilton‘s global mid-price brand of more than 2,200 hotels, has recognized Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit with a Lighthouse Award. The award signifies the hotel as one of the top performing properties… Read the full press release

Four Seasons: New volunteer opportunity this summer with Grand Teton National Park and Grand Teton National Park Foundation in the Trail Stewardship program

Jackson Hole, U.S.A., 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Surrounded by the Tetons and only minutes away from the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole is taking the guest experience to a new, local level. Four Seasons announces a new volunteer opportunity this summer with Grand Teton National… Read the full press release

370 trade and tourism buyers will attend this year’s TRENZ in Auckland, 9 – 12 May 2017

Exciting new products will be announced at TRENZ 2017 including a world first extreme adventure activity. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A world first extreme adventure activity, operators taking visitors off the beaten track and an upscale hotel returning to Christchurch are amongst the new tourism products that will be on show… Read the full press release

Record breaking day for 101-year-old Indian athlete at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand

101-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand.  Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — 101-year-old athlete Man Kaur from India had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games… Read the full press release

New Zealand prepares for the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 supporters

New Zealand is preparing to roll out the red carpet when the Lions 2017 supporters roll into town. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With craft brews, wine and seafood, a giant haka, special trains, rugby nostalgia, fan zones and opportunities to meet the rugby legends, New Zealand is preparing to roll… Read the full press release

UNWTO High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, has recently hosted the 59th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa. Held between 18-21 April, the Commission included a High-level Meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism to Africa, where regional representatives debated the potential that the sector brings to the continent.  MADRID, Spain, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity at Bristol Airport

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity from Bristol Airport and introduce new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomson and First Choice are today announcing increased capacity at Bristol Airport for anyone taking a holiday in summer 2018. This includes new routes to Funchal, Madeira… Read the full press release

UNWTO: 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism in Krakow, Poland on 27-28 April 2017

The 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, to take place in Krakow, Poland on 27-28 April 2017, will discuss ways to advance the commitment of tourism towards sustainable and responsible practices. The event is one of the major components of the ‘Enhancing the Understanding of European Tourism’ Project, conducted by UNWTO in cooperation with… Read the full press release

Millennium Park Summer Film Series announces its line-up of movies including its first Spanish-language film El Norte

Chicago, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The popular Millennium Park Summer Film Series returns, Tuesdays, June 13 through September 5, at 6:30pm. This year’s line-up kicks off with the 1980 Chicago classic The Blues Brothers, the second place finisher in last year’s audience choice vote. Highlights include: Caddyshack presented by KPMG Women’s PGA Championship;… Read the full press release

Michael D. Brown appointed president and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership

With 25 years’ experience leading hospitality and vacation ownership sales organizations, Brown appointed president and CEO of world’s largest vacation ownership business Parsippany, N.J., 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) has announced the appointment of Michael D. Brown as president and chief executive officer of Wyndham Vacation Ownership effective immediately. Most recently… Read the full press release

De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18, 2017

Calgary, Canada, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In a follow up to the establishment of the De Beers Canada Operational Support Centre at YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) last July, De Beers Canada and The Calgary Airport Authority are pleased to announce that De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18,… Read the full press release

Fraport AG to support Bahrain Airport Company in managing a comprehensive Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) program

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed signed an agreement with German-based Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide for the provision of support services for the new terminal being built as part of Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) Modernization Programme (AMP). The signing was… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company delegation in Malaysia to strengthen ties and explore further partnership opportunities

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), led a delegation to Malaysia , headed by Bahrain Airport Company Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, and organised in partnership with the national carrier, Gulf Air. The visit aimed at strengthening ties, exploring… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company participated in the 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), participated in the 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, which took place from 10 to 12 April in Doha, Qatar. The annual event gathers aviation leaders including CEOs, airport senior… Read the full press release

New lounge/concierge services aimed at further improving the passenger travel experience at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) launched

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), announces the upcoming launch of “Hala Bahrain” , a new company offering a range of services aimed at further improving the passenger travel experience at BIA. The newly registered company, with a paid up capital of… Read the full press release

Closing ceremony for participants in Bahrain Airport Company’s Supervisory Leadership Program

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), held a closing ceremony for participants in its Supervisory Leadership Program, which is designed for supervisors and employees with supervisory role potential. The event, which was held at BAC headquarters, included speeches delivered by BAC… Read the full press release