VisitEngland unveils finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism.  England, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism. The Awards, now in their 28th year, recognise and congratulate… Read the full press release

Traveldoo® launches new Traveldoo Connect offer to enable TMCs to propose expense management, packaged with their own services

PARIS, France, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveldoo®, the travel and expense technology company of the Expedia group (NASDAQ: EXPE), announces a bold move to foster innovation and open partnerships in business travel. The company today unveiled: Traveldoo Connect, a new open technology platform, allowing travel management companies (TMCs) to integrate expense management, packaged together… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches new pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’

Pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’ to help guests avoid last moment fare hikes Includes host of attractive privileges such as transferability and zero cancellation charges MUMBAI, India, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In yet another first-of-its-kind initiative in the Indian aviation space, Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced the availability of a new pre-paid… Read the full press release

British Airways marks four years of service to London from Leeds Bradford Airport

British Airways marks four years of service to London from Leeds Bradford Airport   London, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating four years at Leeds Bradford Airport today (December 09, 2016) with news that more than half a million customers have flown to London and beyond from the heart of Yorkshire…. 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

Caribbean Airlines announces “Double Decker” special for passengers travelling between Port of Spain and London

PIARCO, Trinidad and Tobago, 2015-1-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean Airlines today announced a special “Double Decker” offer for passengers travelling between Port of Spain and London. With this special offer, guests who purchase one Business Class ticket will receive a second ticket free. This promotion is applicable to tickets purchased from January 20 through to January… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com highlights the best events taking place in London this August

RideLondon brings Olympic cyclists to London and the Notting Hill Carnival turns 50 LONDON, 2014-8-4 — /Travel PR News/ — RideLondon cycles into town, and Notting Hill Carnival celebrates 50 years since it all started, these are two events among the top 42 highlighted by LondonTown as the best events taking place in London this… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Join London Zoo’s celebrations for a very special bear

A weekend of family events has been arranged to celebrate association with former Zoo resident Winnie The Pooh LONDON, 2014-7-9 — /Travel PR News/ — One of London’s most popular attractions, London Zoo, will be celebrating the story of one of the world’s favourite characters this summer. The Little Creatures family festival will take place… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Meet the massive mammoths at the Natural History Museum this summer

The Natural History Museum takes visitors back to prehistoric times, reports LondonTown.com LONDON, 2014-5-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, the Natural History Museum brings Ice Age Giants to London. The monumental Mammoths: Ice Age Giants exhibition offers visitors the chance to get up close and personal with some of prehistory’s best known species. The… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: New seven-day wine festival London Wine Week launches

LONDON, 2014-5-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Organised by the team behind the hugely successful London Cocktail Week, London Wine Week is a new seven-day festival that recognises the emerging vibrant wine scene in the capital. Running from 2nd till 8th June 2014, the festival coincides with the London Wine Fair and will give Londoners the… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: University College London announces its 2014 Festival Of The Arts programme

Free arts festival in London’s Bloomsbury district LONDON, 2014-5-6 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the world’s finest universities, University College London, is holding a four-day free festival of the arts this May, which includes talks, walks, musical performances and film screenings. The UCL Festival Of The Arts will be held between 27th and… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Theatre legend, Oscar-winner and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to London stage this spring

Fatal Attraction and Blithe Spirit are highlights of theatre this spring LONDON, 2014-03-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Theatre legend, Oscar-winner and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the West End this spring for the first time in nearly forty years, in a new production of Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit and is a highlight of… Read the full press release

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection listed 8th in this year’s Sunday Times Top 100 Companies

LONDON, 2014-3-4 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Carnation Hotel Collection has been listed 8th in this year’s Sunday Times Top 100 Companies. It is the third time Red Carnation Hotels have been listed, having entered in 2012 at number 71 and risen swiftly to 26 last year. The results of this prestigious and highly sought after accolade… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: London Art Fairs in 2014

Record visitor numbers at London’s specialist Art Fairs reflect a buoyant art market LONDON, 2014-2-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — London is home to 20 specialist art fairs which showcase a huge variety of works from affordable art to museum quality pieces and attract thousands of international art buyers to the city. For those coming to the… Read the full press release

SkyTeam launched discounted fares promotion on its Go Round the World product, ends 31 March 2014

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014-1-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched a discounted fares promotion on its Go Round the World product.  SkyTeam is offering a 10% discount off tickets up to 26,000 miles purchased between 23 January and 31 March 2014. Tickets must be purchased seven days in advance and travel must be completed… Read the full press release

Leeds Bradford Airport awarded ‘Best UK Airport’ at the Travel Globe Awards 2014

Leeds, UK, 2014-1-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has been awarded Best UK Airport at the annual Globe Travel Awards ceremony, which took place in London last night. The awards recognise excellence within the travel industry, with votes cast solely by the UK travel agent community. The awards are presented by Travel Weekly and are… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to increase its flights from Vienna to London from 30 March 2014 onwards

• Austrian Airlines increases its service to and from London by one flight a day • Now four return flights a day from Vienna to London • Even better connection to Austrian route network for businesspeople Vienna, Austria, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Austrian Airlines is to increase its flight product to and from London: from 30 March… Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Legendary London boat prepares for new adventure

Victorian tea clipper the Cutty Sark in Greenwich unveils new performance space in lower hold later this month. London, UK, 2014-1-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Cutty Sark in Greenwich, the world’s only remaining tea clipper and a major London landmark, will open a brand new performance space in its lower hold on Wednesday, 29th January. The… Read the full press release

London City Airport declares 2013 its most successful year since the airport opened in 1987

London, UK, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — London City Airport [LCY] has reported record passenger numbers for 2013, making it the most successful year since the airport opened in 1987. LCY, the only airport actually in London, welcomed just under 3.4 million passengers in the last twelve months, a 12 per cent increase compared to 2012. An increase… Read the full press release

UAE carrier Etihad Airways achieved highest ever passenger and cargo volumes in 2013

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating a year of record-breaking success after achieving its highest ever passenger and cargo volumes in 2013. Nearly 12 million people flew with Etihad Airways last year, marking a significant increase of nearly 16 per cent in comparison to… Read the full press release

Chef Richard Corrigan to create in-flight menu for Malaysia Airlines premium passengers on London – Kuala Lumpur route

Acclaimed Chef to create in-flight menu for premium passengers on London to Kuala Lumpur route Subang, Malaysia, 2013-12-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Malaysia Airlines has partnered with Chef Richard Corrigan, one of the UK and Ireland’s most esteemed chefs and restaurateurs, to create and launch a limited edition in-flight menu from February 2014. Drawing inspiration from his two… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group holds educational event for investors and analysts in London

London, UK, 2013-11-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)]  will today hold an educational event for investors and analysts in London, with presentations and live webcast starting at 2pm GMT. This event will provide further detail on IHG’s strategy to deliver high quality growth. The company released its third quarter interim management statement… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand: UK is now Thailand’s second largest market out of Europe

London, UK, 2013-11-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — The United Kingdom is now Thailand’s second largest market out of Europe. In January-June 2013, Thailand welcomed more than 410,538 UK visitors, up 3.07 percent over January-June 2012. Given the recent economic conditions in the UK, that is a very acceptable result. In 2013, TAT is projecting 838,000 visitor arrivals and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named “Best Business Class” at Business Traveller Awards 2013 (UK edition)

London, UK, 2013-11-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways has been named as “Best Business Class” at the high profile Business Traveller Awards 2013 (UK edition), which was held in London at The Royal Garden Hotel, on 15th October. The Business Traveller Awards are based on votes by readers of the magazine with the results authenticated by an… Read the full press release

FC Arsenal’s German stars beat their English team-mates in double-decker Emirates A380 landing challenge

Arsenal’s German stars compete to land an A380 London, UK, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Three of Arsenal’s German players, Lukas Podolski, Per Mertesacker and Mesut Özil have triumphed after tackling a challenge from their English team-mates to land a double-decker Emirates A380. But don’t worry, it was all safely done in a brand new state of the… Read the full press release

VisitEngland: domestic overnight holiday trips up by 9% in both Great Britain and England during July 2013, YoY

London, UK, 2013-11-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today at World Travel Market in London,  VisitEngland, the national tourist board, announced that according to the Great Britain Tourism Survey the number of domestic overnight holiday trips was up by 9 per cent in Great Britain and 9 per cent in England during July this year compared to the same… Read the full press release

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) awarded best airport under 6M passengers at Airport Operators Association (AOA) awards ceremony

Leeds, United Kingdom, 2013-10-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has been awarded best airport with up to 6 million passengers at the annual Airport Operators Association (AOA) awards ceremony, which took place in London this week. The awards recognise excellence within the travel industry, with votes cast by UK airlines through the British Air Transport… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines (PAL) returns to to London starting November 4, 2013

Manila, Philippines, 2013-10-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The return of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to London starting November 4 will be the centerpiece of the country’s participation at the World Travel Market (WTM), the biggest global event for the travel industry which opens on the same day PAL arrives at the British capital. The resumption of non-stop flights to… Read the full press release

Eurostar launched TV advertising campaign to showcase the quirky, vibrant and humorous sides of Paris and London

London, UK, 2013-10-21— /travelprnews.com/ — Eurostar, working with AMV BBDO and Arena, will launch a new TV advertising campaign from Sunday 20 October, which will showcase the quirky, vibrant and humorous sides of Paris and London and the different experiences travellers can enjoy when they visit these cities. Titled ‘Maybe’, the campaign features two separate adverts, one… Read the full press release

Rosewood London opens marking the presence of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® brand in Europe

Heritage building transformed into stylish retreat in the heart of London London, UK, 2013-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rosewood London, the capital’s newest luxury hotel, opens today marking the presence of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® brand in Europe. Located in Holborn, one of London’s most historic locales where the City meets the West End, the hotel, with its… Read the full press release