Chinese aviation officials in Bahrain for series of meetings with Bahrain Airport Company

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), held a series of meetings with its Chinese counterparts and targeted airlines in China to present business opportunities and explore the possibilities of furthering cooperation between the two countries in the field of aviation. BAC… Read the full press release

At Home with Arts and Crafts exhibition at San Francisco International Airport, April 22 – December 10, 2017

New exhibition features a rich assortment of Arts and Crafts furnishings from the early twentieth century, from Gustav Stickley textiles to Dirk van Erp copper and art pottery by Rookwood and Paul Revere Pottery San Francisco, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arts and Crafts movement emerged in England in the 1880s and reached… Read the full press release

Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) key partner of UNWTO in the promotion of sustainable tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region and Chairman of the Tourism Development Council of the region, His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) launched Saudi… Read the full press release

Learn to Ski and Ride This Spring At Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows

Take advantage of abundant snow pack and sunshine with beginner Learn to Ski & Ride Packages starting at $79 Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With a record-breaking snowpack, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, the Spring Skiing CapitalTM, is gearing up for Tahoe’s longest season. What better time to learn to ski or ride than… Read the full press release

The Spring Skiing Capital Gears Up for Events-Filled Spring Season

Whacky annual classics return: The 34th Annual Snow Golf Tournament at Alpine Meadows on April 22 and the 27th Annual Cushing Crossing at Squaw Valley on May 6 The Village at Squaw Valley blossoms into spring with the Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival and Made in Tahoe Festival   2017-18 Tahoe Super Passholders Ski Free… Read the full press release

Let The Good Times Roll With VisitScotland’s Easter Offerings

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s as Easter custom that has delighted Scots for decades. So ahead of Sunday’s celebrations, VisitScotland is offering some inspiration for finding the perfect spot to let the good times roll this Easter. Arthur’s Seat Probably one of the country’s most famous egg-rolling locations. Every year, families from across… Read the full press release

Orkney Guest House Achieves Coveted Gold Award from the National Tourism Organization

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney guest house which overlooks the Bay of Eyrland and the hills of Hoy has achieved a coveted ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation. Button-Ben Guest House had already achieved a 4-star grading, but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland, representing the… Read the full press release

New Edition of VisitEngland’s The Pink Book Launched

VisitEngland has today launched the latest version of The Pink Book, a guide designed to give English accommodation providers an overview of their legal obligations.  Britain, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its ninth edition, ‘The Pink Book: Legislation for tourist accommodation’ provides a common-sense approach to running an accommodation business – from food… Read the full press release

UAE To Host its First PATA event

UAE To Host its First PATA event   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 will take place in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements and a UNESCO World Heritage Site…. Read the full press release

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2017 (ATCM 2017) in conjunction with the Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo ended on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Luoyang, Henan province, China with over 500 delegates from 36 countries… Read the full press release

Newly Merged Tourism Brand To Focus on Building An Active, Fun, and Innovative Reputation

Newly Merged Tourism Brand To Focus on Building An Active, Fun, and Innovative Reputation   New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Adventure tourism companies Go Orange, Queenstown Rafting and Kiwi Discovery are merging to form a strong active tourism brand under the Go Orange name.  Queenstown Rafting is New Zealand’s largest white water… Read the full press release

Big Houses in the Scottish Borders Produces Illustrative Map to Promote Tourism in the Region

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A new full-colour, illustrative map has been produced by the Big Houses in the Scottish Borders group to highlight their stunning properties to increase visitor numbers and promote what the region has to offer. The new map will feature beautiful landmarks of the Scottish Borders including Traquair,… Read the full press release

A Busy Summer for Tourism in Dumfries and Galloway

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — TOURISM businesses in Dumfries & Galloway are gearing up for a busy summer ahead as they open for the tourist season. VisitScotland Regional Director Doug Wilson is looking ahead to a season packed with exciting events and activities. He said: “It is an exciting time for tourism… Read the full press release

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: China continued to lead international outbound tourism with 12% increase in spending

MADRID, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — 2016 results on expenditure from major outbound markets reflect increasing demand for international tourism across the world, as reported in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With a 12% increase in spending, China continued to lead international outbound tourism, followed by the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and… Read the full press release

VisitScotland announces partnership with TripAdvisor

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Last Friday, we announced a collaboration of huge importance for Scottish tourism. Our new initiative with TripAdvisor, announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Carnegie Hall, represents a giant step forward in scaling up how we market and sell Scotland to the world, writes Charlie Smith, VisitScotland Director… Read the full press release

Scotland’s six forest parks featured in new online guide

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — With one in three visitors to Scotland making a trip to a forest or woodland park during their stay and 42% visiting a country park or garden, VisitScotland is hoping a new partnership with Forestry Commission Scotland will increase visitors to the country’s leafiest corners. Produced in… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s Waikato Tourism Monitoring Observatory joins UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Waikato Tourism Monitoring Observatory, New Zealand’s first tourism observatory, has joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). Committed to regular and timely measurement of tourism and its impacts and hosted by the University of Waikato Management School, the observatory is focused… Read the full press release

AA to run VisitEngland Quality Assessment Schemes

London, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today (10 April 2017) announced that the AA has been awarded a contract to run the VisitEngland Quality Assessment Schemes under licence for the next three years. VisitEngland Chief Executive Sally Balcombe said: “I am delighted to announce this contract which guarantees the standards and expectations… Read the full press release

Taste of Adventure Wins 2017 FoodTrekking Award for Best Food Travel Blog

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste of Adventure’s Krystal Hauserman has been named Best Food Travel Blogger by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) as part of its 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism. “Writing high-quality stories with thoughtful insider tips that help travelers access the heart… Read the full press release

Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony

Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony   SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night (5 April 2017), Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony at Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building. Close to 1,000 guests, including around 100 chefs and restaurant representatives, 300 media and the 26 Academy… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand to host cultural trips for The World Travel and Tourism Global Summit delegates

The Bangkok Medley tour will give visitors the chance to see the most famous sights in Bangkok via Tuk-Tuk, including the magnificent Grand Palace.   Bangkok, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will be hosting cultural and rustic trips for delegates attending The World Travel and Tourism Global Summit… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport supports one of its biggest local engagement programmes this summer

Gatwick supports one of its biggest community engagement programmes The airport is partnering with: The Brighton Marathon Weekend, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Eastbourne International Hot Air Balloon Festival and Brighton Pride Events set to reach more communities in the South East than ever before United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels opens its fifth Hyatt Place hotel in India — the Hyatt Place Rameswaram

Hyatt Place hotel located in one of India’s holiest pilgrimage destinations Chicago, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Rameswaram, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the fifth Hyatt Place hotel to open in India. Developed by… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver

London Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver starting from September with fares from £199 Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is continuing its transatlantic expansion by launching two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver on… Read the full press release

Visit Omaha appoints Tracie McPherson as Director of Communications

OMAHA, NE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Omaha, the official tourism authority for the City of Omaha, is proud to announce Tracie McPherson as Director of Communications, a new position at the organization. As Director of Communications, McPherson will focus on generating editorial coverage of the Omaha area through work with local, national and… Read the full press release

Pennsylvania Tourism Office unveils latest edition of its annual Happy Traveler guide

State College, PA, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (April 3, 2017), Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Fischer Lepore unveiled the latest edition of the Pennsylvania Tourism Office’s annual Happy Traveler guide to an audience of key hospitality and tourism industry leaders at the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) Conference… Read the full press release

Airbnb expands Trips to New Zealand with an initial focus on Queenstown

San Francisco, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb is making it easier for New Zealanders to share their world with others by expanding beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips, which brings together where you stay, what you do and the people you meet, all into one platform. As the most significant development in Airbnb’s… Read the full press release

Faeez Fadhlillah, Tripfez CEO and co-founder named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future

Faeez Fadhlillah, Tripfez CEO and co-founder named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO and co-founder of the travel booking engine Tripfez, is today (March 30, 2017) named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open… Read the full press release

CHICAGO: FREE outdoor concerts from June 12 to August 21 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

CHICAGO, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2017 Millennium Park Summer Music Series will offer an exciting line-up of FREE outdoor concerts every Monday and Thursday, June 12 – August 21 (except where noted) at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The music series features a wide variety of genre-defying music from top… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association reveals the top five destinations for summer 2017 travel

Washington DC, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The warm weather season is quickly approaching and many travelers are beginning to plan summer vacations. From family-friendly beach getaways to adventurous voyages into little explored places, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, reveals the top five destinations for summer 2017… Read the full press release