New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill: Lord of the Rungs — world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb

Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs experience needs to be seen to be believed. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s wild, wet and 450 metres on high – Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs is the world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb and New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill. New Zealand’s connection with… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe names Ismar “Izzy” Uzicanin as Manager of Adventure Programming

Hiking, exploration biking, cultural tours and more showcase Sante Fe’s storied landscape Santa Fe, U.S.A., 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, located 10 minutes from downtown Santa Fe and nestled among 57 acres (23 hectares) in the Sangre de Cristo Foothills, appoints Ismar “Izzy” Uzicanin as Manager of Adventure Programming. Izzy is charged with… Read the full press release

Delaware North Sportservice to open two new dining destinations at the Little Caesars Arena: District Market

Kid Rock brings his first restaurant concept to Detroit, Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit, featuring local beer and craft cocktails, artist memorabilia and live music with a specific focus on local talent   Detroit-focused food market, The District Market, to offer variety of distinctive food stations, cocktails and coffee from Zingerman’s Buffalo N.Y., 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Classic Vacations named Wholesale Partner of the Year at The American Society of Travel Agents’ annual Global Convention

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TRAVEL AGENTS NAMES CLASSIC VACATIONS WHOLESALE PARTNER OF THE YEAR San Jose, CA, 2017-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) held its annual Global Convention August 27th through 29th in San Diego, California, there they bestowed their annual ASTA Awards. Among those recognized was Classic Vacations, who… Read the full press release

Japan’s ANA opens its first kids space “STAR WARS ANA Kids LOUNGE” at Haneda Airport Terminal 2

Tokyo, Japan, 2017-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA, Japan’s largest and only 5-Star airline, announced the opening of its first kids space “STAR WARS ANA Kids LOUNGE” on August 11, 2017, inside its ANA LOUNGE (Main Building South) located at Haneda Airport Terminal 2. The design of the kids lounge is based on the… Read the full press release

Star Cruises announces SuperStar Libra’s new deployment in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Phuket from 3 September onwards

Star Cruises announces SuperStar Libra’s new deployment in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Phuket from 3 September onwards   Taps Kuala Lumpur’s growing role as top regional air hub with fly-cruise options, boosting Southeast Asia’s cruise industry and providing more flexibility for guests in the region Hong Kong, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Cruises… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and BuzzFeed invite the next generation of visual storytellers to join the first ever BuzzFeed Mateship program

World-first partnership gives young travellers from around the world the chance to experience and share the best of Australia Sydney, Australia, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and BuzzFeed Australia are on the hunt for the next generation of visual storytellers from around the world to join the first ever BuzzFeed Mateship program, a once-in-lifetime fellowship… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport earns European EASA airport certificate

Brussels, Belgium, 2017-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Directorate General of Aviation (DGLV) has awarded the European EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) airport certificate to Airport Company. The DGLV herewith officially confirms that Brussels Airport meets the latest and strictest European aviation standards in the area of equipment and aviation safety. Brussels Airport is the… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo’s 23rd annual ZooLights returns Nov. 24

Support Chicago’s Free Zoo with Holiday Traditions and New Light Maze Chicago, 2017-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/  – Lincoln Park Zoo’s 23rd annual ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PowerShares QQQ by Invesco returns Nov. 24. In addition to the ongoing public displays, guests can attend several special events throughout the season (please note: only ticket holders may enter the… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line highlights top five extras that a Haven guest can enjoy every day

Norwegian Cruise Line highlights top five extras that a Haven guest can enjoy every day   The top five extras for guests to enjoy while cruising in Norwegian’s luxurious suites complex on top of Premium All Inclusive experience Wiesbaden, Germany, 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Haven by Norwegian®, or the ‘ship within a… Read the full press release

New mountain biking trails in the Creekside Zone of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park underway

WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ —After many years in the planning and approval process, crews finally broke ground on 15 kilometres of new mountain biking trails in the Creekside Zone of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Once complete, the first phase of the Creekside expansion will include five new trails, designed to… Read the full press release

The North Face Valley to Peak trail running race returns to Whistler Mountain on September 2, 2017

WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Outdoor fitness enthusiasts and trail runners should mark their calendars for September 2, 2017, when The North Face Valley to Peak trail running race returns to Whistler Mountain. Now in its third year, The North Face Valley to Peak challenges trail runners with over 1,800 meters of… Read the full press release

easyJet earns Austrian Air Operator Certificate and license; easyJet Europe now operational

New airline “easyJet Europe” now operational  First Austrian-registered aircraft flying from Luton to Vienna this morning Thomas Haagensen appointed Managing Director of easyJet Europe Remaining EU27 based aircraft to be re-registered by March 2019 Luton, United Kingdom, 2017-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet can confirm that it has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC)… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Milan launches luxury, self-drive Lake Como package

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Milan has launched a luxury, self-drive Lake Como package. In addition to enjoying suite accommodation at Mandarin Oriental, Milan, guests will have an opportunity to drive to Lake Como in a vintage Ferrari and experience a private tour aboard a classic Riva speedboat. The day trip… Read the full press release

Thailand’s three water parks listed among the Top 10 in Asia by TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Thailand’s fun-filled water parks have been listed as among the Top 10 in Asia by renowned travel website TripAdvisor in their 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards. The Ramayana Water Park in Pattaya took the third spot in the Top 10 Water Parks in Asia with the Black… Read the full press release

Blackcomb Ascent Trails offer stunning viewscapes from Whistler’s valley bottom to the Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain

PLUS: SUMMER OPERATIONS OFF TO A GREAT START, BOTH MOUNTAINS NOW OPEN INCLUDING PEAK EXPRESS, GLACIER SKIING, ALPINE HIKING, MOUNTAIN BIKING AND MORE Canada, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The third Blackcomb Ascent Trail, Heart Burn, will open on July 8 giving guests access from the valley bottom to the Rendezvous Lodge. The Blackcomb Ascent… Read the full press release

French National Railway Corporation orders 83 Regio 2N train sets from Bombardier Transportation

Île-de-France passengers to have a fleet of 125 new Regio 2N on lines R, N & D Extra-wide, articulated suburban trains which combine seating capacity, accessibility, and comfort Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has received an order for 83 Regio 2N train sets from the French National… Read the full press release

Qantas: the startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program announced

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced the inaugural group of startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program. Designed in partnership with leading corporate accelerator Slingshot, AVRO gives entrepreneurs the chance to work with Qantas Group business units to develop, incubate and scale their businesses. Six start up… Read the full press release

The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre to help develop the new approach of Qantas to long haul travel

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas passengers are set to benefit from a world first collaboration between the airline and one of Australia’s leading academic institutions to reshape the travel experience. The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre (opens in new window) will work with Qantas to help develop the airline’s new approach… Read the full press release

ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa in Japan: InterContinental’s first onsen resort scheduled to open in 2019

ANA InterContinental® Beppu Resort & Spa will be a destination for both Japanese and overseas visitors, blending luxury hotel and traditional Japanese spa experience. Denham, UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The city of Beppu, on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, has long been a favourite with locals as an onsen retreat. Today, the… Read the full press release

Silversea announces exciting onboard enrichment program in 2017

Silversea announces exciting onboard enrichment program in 2017   Miami, FL, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Opera and ballet fans, food and wine connoisseurs, bridge players, wellness enthusiasts and lifelong learners will appreciate indulging their passions with Silversea’s exciting onboard enrichment program in 2017. “We are delighted to feature such an inspiring collection of… Read the full press release

flydubai launches seasonal flights to Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat in Montenegro this summer

Batumi, Qabala and Tivat provide passengers with a variety of new options for summer Visa on Arrival for UAE nationals and residents entering Batumi and Tivat Dubai, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 90 destinations in 44 countries, flydubai’s diverse network provides numerous opportunities to experience culture, history, beautiful surroundings and adventure… Read the full press release

SAS launches new route from Stockholm to Chambéry in the French Alps for the 2018 skiing season

SAS launches new route from Stockholm to Chambéry in the French Alps for the 2018 skiing season   Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — During the 2018 skiing season, SAS will open a new route from Stockholm to Chambéry in the French Alps. Chambéry Airport is the closest airport to get to and from… Read the full press release

Everest mountaineer John Burke returns to hero’s welcome at Shannon Airport

Everest mountaineer John Burke returns to hero’s welcome at Shannon Airport   Ireland, 2017-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — John Burke returned to a rousing Shannon Airport and Co. Clare welcome today (22 May 2017) and dedicated it to his wife Aoibhín and the cause the couple have championed – encouraging young people through personal… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks its 13th anniversary

WIZZ Youth Challenge Winners 2017, Anniversary Seat Sale – Discount Up To 30%* Budapest, Hungary, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air celebrates today the 13th anniversary of its very first flight. In the years that have passed since then, WIZZ has gone on to become the largest low cost airline in Central and Eastern… Read the full press release

Passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains

All Metrolink trains now have a specially designed surfboard storage area Southern California, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The surf is up, as passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains. Beginning this past weekend, Metrolink train now include surfboard storage netting on all its Bike/Surfboard Cars. Officials anticipate the modified cars will be… Read the full press release

Typewriter technology exhibition at Terminal 2 of San Francisco International Airport

New exhibition highlights typewriter technology through more than a century of design San Francisco, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The typewriter is one of the great inventions of the modern world.  A marvel of industrial engineering and ingenuity, it revolutionized communication and was an essential tool for countless writers.  To comprehend the typewriter’s impact,… Read the full press release

Viking River Cruises’ new ship Viking Ra will sail the Nile River on a new Egypt cruisetour in March 2018

All-Suite Viking Ra Will Begin Sailing New Nile River Cruisetour in Spring 2018 Los Angeles, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced details of the newest addition to its river fleet, Viking Ra™. Recently acquired, the vessel has been stripped down to the steel to undergo a complete renovation that… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International: Empress’ Western Caribbean and Havana sailings open for bookings

Expanded Sailings Introduce 58 New Cruises, Including 28 Havana Overnights through March 2019 Miami, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s most adventurous cruise line is giving adventure-seekers more opportunities than ever to explore the vibrant island destination of Cuba with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas.  Royal Caribbean International’s newly refreshed… Read the full press release

5 Reasons Why Your Next Cruise Vacation Should Be Booked By A Travel Agent

Washington DC, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — National Travel Agent Day is May 3, 2017 and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is celebrating the more than 25,000 CLIA-member travel agents globally that help to navigate the many cruise choices for passengers. When it comes to cruise travel, travel agents truly are the matchmakers helping… Read the full press release