Corporate Social Responsibility category added in PATA Gold Awards 2014, entries for all categories open until April 30

Bangkok, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and tourism industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to successfully promote the travel industry in Asia Pacific can submit entries to the 2014 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards until April 30. To reflect PATA’s commitment to responsible tourism, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) category has… Read the full press release

UNWTO, UNODC, and African Tourism Ministers support global fight against wildlife crime

Berlin/Madrid, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and African Tourism Ministers have committed toadvancing the tourism sector’s support in the global fight against the surge in poaching that is threatening one of Africa’s main tourism resources – its unique wildlife and biodiversity. (ITB Berlin, Germany, 6 March 2014). In a… Read the full press release

UNWTO and the Adventure Travel Trade Association partner to enhance global adventure travel sector

Seattle, WA, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) signed a new partnership agreement March 7, 2014, during Corporate Social Responsibility Day at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest tourism trade fair. At the crux of the agreement are precedent-setting initiatives dedicated to enhancing the understanding of and professionalization of the… Read the full press release

Governor Corbett officially opens 2014 Pocono Raceway Season, announces $5m in Transportation Infrastructure Funds to improve roads leading in to Pocono Raceway

Governor Corbett Officially Kicks Off 2014 Pocono Raceway Season; Announces $5 million in Transportation Infrastructure Funds to Improve Traffic Flow at Raceway Total economic impact on regional income is projected to be $277 million in 2014. Harrisburg, PA, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Corbett today joined Pocono Raceway CEO Brandon Igdalsky, NASCAR and INDYCAR officials… Read the full press release

Alberta: The Fairmont Palliser to celebrate its centennial with amnesty program to collect hotel memorabilia

Alberta, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — This year, The Fairmont Palliser will celebrate its centennial on June 1, 2014. To honour the countdown to the 100th anniversary, the hotel is launching an amnesty program to collect hotel memorabilia. The public is encouraged to give up* items ‘borrowed’ over the last 100 years with no questions asked. Starting on… Read the full press release

Gatwick to pay “Band A Council Tax” to all households affected by noise from second runway

LONDON, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — All households most affected by noise from a second runway at Gatwick would receive annual compensation equivalent to Band A Council Tax (currently £1000) if and when the runway becomes operational, Gatwick Airport announced today. This represents the next stage of Gatwick’s industry leading approach to noise management at… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport Community Fund gives six charities $2000 each

Small change has added up to make a big difference to six charities. Christchurch, New Zealand, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport today gave six charities $2000 each from the Christchurch Airport Community Fund, collected from donation boxes through the terminal building and a donation from the airport company. Chief Executive Malcolm Johns presented the… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport the only New Zealand airport recognised in The Routes Marketing Awards

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport is the only New Zealand airport to have been recognised in what are widely regarded as the most prestigious awards in the airline community. The airport was ‘highly commended’ for marketing and judged runner-up for airports between four and 20 million passengers. Voting and judging of… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport marks the second anniversary of its Airport Environmental Improvement Fund

£91,000 donated to local parishes in 2013  Bristol, UK, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A fund set up to benefit the community around Bristol Airport has donated over £180,000 to 44 local projects since it was established two years ago. The Airport Environmental Improvement Fund was set up in 2012 as one of the commitments… Read the full press release

Cincy Chic organized fashion show and fundraiser event at CVG last Thursday attended by more than 250 women

Cincinnati, OH, 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ — More than  250 women attended Fashion in Flight at CVG last Thursday, a fashion show and fundraiser organized by Cincy Chic to benefit Kenzie’s Closet. This is the first time a fashion show has occurred in the Ultimate Air Shuttle Lounge at CVG. “We are always looking at unique… Read the full press release unveils the private jet industry’s top executives

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 2014-03-11 — /Travel PR News/ —, a leading travel press release distribution and news-wire service, runs an initiative aimed at discovering and giving greater exposure to travel industry leaders that stay behind any great achievement and success within the travel and leisure industry. This month our analysts team of travel and PR… Read the full press release