Virgin Trains’ charity rail tour raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children

Virgin Trains’ charity rail tour raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children   London, 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — An “epic” charity rail tour organised by Virgin Trains and partners to celebrate 40 years since the launch of the High Speed Train (HST) has raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children. More than 500… Read the full press release

International Paper Plane Association and Japan Airlines to hold annual JAL Origami Plane National Competitions

JAL Origami Plane World Competition to be held in 2020 besides National Competition and Asian Competition TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — International Paper Plane Association (hereinafter “the Association”) and Japan Airlines (hereinafter “JAL”) announced today that they will hold an annual JAL Origami Plane National Competition for children who have passed regional… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality and Spanish football league LaLiga launch new sports lounge at Hotel Park in Doha

Doha, Qatar, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, the leading hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, today announced its partnership with Spanish football league LaLiga, the sport’s most popular domestic league competition, to launch the world’s first LaLiga Lounge at Hotel Park, a public family-friendly park situated in the heart of Doha’s… Read the full press release

Ryanair renews partnership with ISPCC Childline its chosen charity partner for 2017

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (6 Mar) renewed its charity partnership with ISPCC Childline, which will be its chosen charity partner for 2017.  ISPCC Childline provides a 24 hour listening service, which empowers children using telephone, online and text services. 90% of ISPCC Childline funding is raised… Read the full press release

Shannon Group announces Irish Children’s Arthritis Network and Galway’s Ábalta Special School for students with Autism and Special Needs as charity partners

Shannon Group announces Irish Children’s Arthritis Network and Galway’s Ábalta Special School for students with Autism and Special Needs as charity partners   Shannon Group staff has raised €160k for charity since 2014 Shannon Group has strengthened the finances of two deserving charities after its 2016 fund raising activities generated a total of €76,000. SHANNON,… 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

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and MomDoc Charities provide new “mother’s rooms” for traveling mothers and their baby or toddler

MESA, Ariz., 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, in coordination with MomDoc Charities, has a new feature for traveling mothers who are nursing or just need a quiet place for their baby or toddler; two “mother’s rooms” conveniently located after the security screening in the terminal and near baggage claim. The Mother’s Rooms… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways with Hasbro launches new range of plush toys, children’s activity kits and in-flight lunch boxes

New keepsake branded plush toys, activity kits and lunch boxes launched on board DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, in partnership with Hasbro Inc. has updated its range of plush toys, children’s activity kits and in-flight lunch boxes designed to entertain and delight the global airline’s youngest travellers. Plush infant toys Elefun… 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

LJLA and Ryanair took Alder Hey patients on Christmas flight to Isle of Man and back

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A number of young patients from Alder Hey came to Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) on Saturday for their very own Christmas experience and all finished off with a 40 minute flight out towards the Isle of Man and back. LJLA recently announced that it is now… Read the full press release

Pupils from local primary schools joins the Christmas cheer at Auckland Airport

Pupils from local primary schools joins the Christmas cheer at Auckland Airport   Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — With the festive season nearly here, Auckland Airport is adding to the Christmas cheer by inviting pupils from local primary schools to get involved in some Christmas activities. One of the activities has… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech partners with local charity On The Way To School to help Berber girls secure a decent education

Hong Kong, 2016-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech is partnering with local charity, On The Way To School, to help Berber girls secure a decent education. As part of the resort’s Acting with Responsibility programme it will help the charity establish and run a home for 20 girls close to their school…. Read the full press release

Oryx International School: Qatar Airways opens a premium education facility dedicated to its employees’ children

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has officially opened its new Oryx International School, a premium education facility dedicated to the children of the airline’s employees. The school reflects Qatar Airways’ commitment to its staff, by ensuring both employees and their children receive the first-class training and education needed to excel…. Read the full press release

Knott’s Berry Farm announces new enhancements to its offerings in summer 2017

Buena Park, Calif., 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — There’s farm fresh fun for everyone coming to Knott’s Berry Farm in 2017 with a brand new thrill ride, an extended Knott’s Boysenberry Festival, the exciting return of Ghost Town Alive! next summer, and the expansion of Knott’s Soak City Waterpark. Sol Spin will bring brand new… Read the full press release

Santa Flights set to return next month at Shannon Airport

SHANNON, Ireland, 2016-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa’s busiest annual day in the region – short of December 25th itself – is already on the arrival and departure’s board at Shannon Airport, with confirmation this week that the Santa Flights are set to return next month. Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd and 4th, have been… Read the full press release

Dreamflight celebrates three decades of providing children with serious illness or disability their trip of a lifetime

Dreamflight celebrates three decades of providing children with serious illness or disability their trip of a lifetime   LONDON, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate an incredible three decades of the charity Dreamflight, a supercharged send-off at Heathrow saw Paralympian heroes, joined by TV presenter and mum of two Myleene Klass, wave off… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit

Lincoln Park Zoo opened its new African penguin exhibit   Chicago, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its mission to connect people to nature and inspire them to participate in  conservation, Lincoln Park Zoo today (Oct. 6, 2016) opened its new African penguin exhibit, Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove. This immersive exhibit brings… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo: First-ever Zoohackathon for tackling the global wildlife trafficking crisis

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the weekend, Woodland Park Zoo and leading conservation technology zoos in the U.S., United Kingdom, and Asia/Pacific served as host sites for the first-ever Zoohackathon, an event that culminated with winning solutions for tackling the global wildlife trafficking crisis. The winning solution at Woodland Park Zoo has been… Read the full press release

Weekend-long Halloween celebration at Woodland Park Zoo, October 29-30

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — WHAT: Hippos, grizzlies, penguins, and other animals will gobble, smash and play with pumpkins while trick-or-treating, carved Funkin displays, and other spook-tacular activities await little goblins and ghosts at Woodland Park Zoo’s weekend-long Halloween celebration, Pumpkin Bash. Zoomazium, the zoo’s indoor nature play space, will be transformed into… Read the full press release

Sunwing: book now and pay later on all vacation packages departing between December 21, 2016 and October 31, 2017

TORONTO, 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — It may just have turned to fall, but according to Canada’s #1 to the Sun, Sunwing, there’s no time to lose for customers looking to guarantee their place at their preferred tropical resort this winter. Beginning today (05 Oct 2016), and available from now until October 31, customers can… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils new range of fun kids’ activities and supporting web series “Kelly & Kloe On Board”

Geneva, Switzerland, 2016-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises — the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa — today (05-10-2016 ) announced a further addition to its family-focused offerings, this time with a new range of fun kids’ activities and supporting web series, “Kelly & Kloe… Read the full press release

Smithsonian’s National Zoo reopen The Great Ape house

Washington, DC, 2016-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — WHAT: The Great Ape house will reopen on Tuesday morning.  This will be the first opportunity for the visitors and the media to see the Zoo’s infant Bornean orangutan born to Batang on Sept. 12. NOTE: Batang and Redd have access to off-exhibit enclosures and may choose to… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle Youth Climate Action Network invite teens to attend the second annual Youth Climate Action Summit on October 2

SEATTLE, WA, 2016-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Event invites Seattle-area teens to take action for climate change WHAT: Woodland Park Zoo and the Seattle Youth Climate Action Network (CAN) will host the second annual Youth Climate Action Summit on Sunday, October 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Seattle-area teens are invited to attend the… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains launches first-of-a-kind children’s story by David Baddiel, The Girl Who Had Never Been On a Train

‘The Girl Who Had Never Been On A Train’, available exclusively on Virgin Trains on-board entertainment system Award-winning children’s author created the tale after collecting inspiration from passengers along Virgin Trains East and West Coast routes The children’s story is the first exclusive-commission on BEAM LONDON, 2016-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains will… Read the full press release

IPK International and ITB Berlin: Despite declining birth rates, family trips are on the rise

IPK International and ITB Berlin examine trends in family trips abroad – steady growth despite declining birth rates in many countries – Spain is the most popular destination for families BERLIN, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Despite declining birth rates, family trips are on the rise. In 2015, around 78 million Europeans went on… Read the full press release

Philippines: Cebu Pacific celebrates the birth of a baby girl onboard its flight from Dubai to Manila

Pasay City, Philippines, 2016-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific celebrates the birth of a baby girl, born while the aircraft was halfway from Dubai to Manila. This is the first time a baby has been delivered onboard a CEB aircraft. Baby girl ‘Haven’ was born approximately four hours after the departure of flight 5J015… Read the full press release

PATA pledges to further strengthen commitment to young tourism professionals in 2017

BANGKOK, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In line with the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will have a primary focus on the ‘Young Tourism Professional’ (YTP) in 2017. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy has pledged to further strengthen PATA’s… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport installs ‘bee bed and breakfast’ to enhance biodiversity on and around the site

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A ‘bee bed and breakfast’ has been installed at Bristol Airport as part of a programme to enhance biodiversity on and around the site. Located in a meadow between the Long Stay car park and nearby Downside Road, the specially designed habitat aims to encourage pollinators by providing… Read the full press release

Oman Air invites young passengers to participate in Junior Sindbad Flyer campaign and win a free flight!

Oman Air Unveils Junior Sindbad Flyer Campaign Muscat, Oman, 2016-Jul-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air is making air travel even more exciting for its young customers. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman is inviting passengers between four and 12 years of age to participate in a campaign and win a free flight!… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip announces spa treatments, special yoga classes, and afternoon tea — all created just for kids

In July and August 2016, young guests can indulge in spa treatments, yoga classes and afternoon tea – all created just for kids Macau, China, 2016-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip has launched a special summer program for children. During July and August 2016, the activities will enliven their holidays… Read the full press release