Shannon Group sponsors the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival at the University of Limerick from May 3rd to 6th

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This May Bank Holiday Weekend, from May 3rd to 6th, the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School at the University of Limerick has the potential to ignite a creative flame and inspire new generations of budding authors, Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes has stated. Speaking at the launch… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: Scotland’s heritage attractions hit 5,041,297 visitor milestone throughout the 2017/18 financial year

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s heritage attractions have hit a record milestone, welcoming more than 5 million people for the first ever time in a single year. Historic Environment Scotland (HES), who manage over 300 Historic Scotland visitor attractions across the country representing more than 5,000 years of Scottish history, are celebrating a 17% increase… Read the full press release

2018 Millennium Park Summer Music Series announces lineup of FREE outdoor concerts, June 18-August 16

Headliners include Jose James Tribute to Bill Withers, The Aces, Sons of Kemet, Anoushka Shankar, Willie Colón Orquesta, The Kingston All Stars featuring Sister Nancy, Aimee Mann, Bahamas, Whitney, The Sea and Cake, and many more CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2018 Millennium Park Summer Music Series will offer an exciting lineup… Read the full press release

Free admission exhibition: Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle at the Chicago Cultural Center, June 2–October 1

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to present Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle organized by the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.), June 2–October 1 in the Exhibit Hall, 4th Floor North. The free admission exhibition is a multi-faceted project that explores… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport gives an exclusive tour to Qatar-based international artists to showcase its art collection

In partnership with Qatar Museums, international artists were taken on an exclusive tour to discover HIA’s art treasures DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA) welcomed the International Artists of Doha (IAD), a group of 29 Qatar-based international artists. In cooperation with Qatar Museums, IAD were given a private tour… Read the full press release

Guide me UA welcomes guests of the UEFA Champions League Final 2018

Olimpiyskiy stadium kiev

Kyiv, Ukraine, 2018-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The travel agency Guide me UA takes the responsibility to show the capital of Ukraine to the UEFA guests. The UEFA Champions League Final will be held in Kiev on Saturday, May 26. Kiev is in the center of Ukraine; it is about 2000 kilometers from London… Read the full press release

Hillsborough art sculpture The Band of Life unveiled in its new home at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

An art sculpture to the 96 people who died at Hillsborough has been officially unveiled in its new home at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Band of Life – commissioned by Mayor Joe Anderson in conjunction with the Hillsborough Family Support Group to mark the 25th anniversary of… Read the full press release

Tourism New Zealand: new art gallery, Toi Art to open in Wellington, on Friday, 16 March

Tourism New Zealand: new art gallery, Toi Art to open in Wellington, on Friday, 16 March Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Toi Art, New Zealand’s spectacular new art gallery, will be officially opened by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, in Wellington, on Friday, 16 March. The new NZ$8.4 million gallery spans two levels… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC partners with Zenaviv to provide an avenue for children with autism to express their unique abilities

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC partners with Zenaviv to provide an avenue for children with autism to express their unique abilities   The iconic DC hotel collaborated with the social-benefit organisation Zenaviv to provide an avenue for children to express their talent, while enriching their future Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

World Life Experience participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia to show the world the wonders of the city

LISBON, Portugal , 2018-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Life Experience Event began on January 8th in Lisbon and is taking 12 participants, from diverse nationalities, to 28 different destinations from Europe to South America. They will share their insights about each country visited and their experiences through social media. Their 10-day stay in each… Read the full press release

Heathrow collaborates with spoken word artist Caleb Femi to launch his new poem A Tale of Modern Britain

Heathrow collaborates with spoken word artist Caleb Femi to launch his new poem A Tale of Modern Britain   Heathrow partners with London’s Young People’s Laureate Caleb Femi to describe Modern Britain and travel in 2018 New research into what being British means found that one in five Brits (20%) now travel to visit family… Read the full press release

The Chicago Cultural Center to host the first solo exhibition in a museum for the Chicago-born artist Nina Chanel Abney from February 10 to May 6

The Chicago Cultural Center to host the first solo exhibition in a museum for the Chicago-born artist Nina Chanel Abney from February 10 to May 6   The traveling exhibition is the first solo exhibition in a museum for the Chicago-born artist Chicago, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special… Read the full press release

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman

XAYA Design Atelier to create magical and modern lobby centrepiece at Four Seasons Hotel Amman   Amman, Jordan, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman has appointed XAYA Design Atelier as the creative directors of the property’s lobby centrepiece and The Foyer Lounge. Just as guests enter the lobby they are welcomed by a magical and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks its achievements throughout the last two decades with new limited-edition stamp collection

Qatar Airways marks its achievements throughout the last two decades with new limited-edition stamp collection   Unique limited-edition postage stamps celebrate 20 years of success Four exclusive designs commemorate some of the airline’s biggest achievements DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its ongoing celebrations of its 20th anniversary with four unique commemorative… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland announces next stage of conservation work at 4000-year old Ring of Brodgar

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced the next stage of conservation work at the world famous Ring of Brodgar, part of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. The 4000-year old Ring of Brodgar is one of the largest stone circles in Britain, with 27 standing stones occupying a… Read the full press release

Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles Unified School District host second annual LAX Aviation Career Day

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, more than 750 local high school students were introduced to careers in the aviation industry at the second annual LAX Aviation Career Day hosted by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The event occurred at the LAX’s Flight Path Museum… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 2nd 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the recently launched one in India. This demonstrates the national carrier continued commitment to… Read the full press release

The Clarion hotel brand awards the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson

Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Clarion hotel brand awarded the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson from Chippewa Falls, Wisc. The prize package includes a group getaway to the home of country music, Nashville, Tenn., to attend the Country Music Association Awards. As this year’s winner, Wilson and five friends received a three-night stay… Read the full press release

Sushi Wakon at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto awarded its first Michelin star in its first year of operations

Michelin star awarded after first year of operations, along with “Five Red Pavilions” ranking Toronto, Canada, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Sushi Wakon restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto has achieved its first Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto and Osaka 2018 in their first year of operations. Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto also gained a coveted “Five Red Pavilions” ranking, which marks… Read the full press release

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) supports the tourism sector in Madagascar

UNWTO expresses confidence on tourism in Madagascar Madrid, Spain, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai has visited Madagascar to express the Organization’s full support to the tourism sector. Madagascar’s tourism is facing a challenging situation following a plague outbreak which has prompted some countries to implement… Read the full press release

Visit Kelso joins VisitScotland Information Partners programme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A TRADITIONAL country clothing store, gift shop, café, pottery studio, pub, shoe shop and self-catering accommodation are among a group of local businesses in Kelso to join an innovative scheme to provide first-class information to visitors. More than ten businesses from local community group Visit Kelso have… Read the full press release

EventScotland funds four 2018 events taking place in the Highlands and Scottish Borders and Aberdeen

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — An outdoor light festival and a mountain bike endurance event are among the events set to benefit from a share of £49,500 from EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate. The four events, taking place in the Highlands and Scottish Borders and Aberdeen, have been awarded grants from… Read the full press release

Norwegian will plant 7000 trees in the UK and Spain as part of its new sustainability initiative – Plant for the Planet

In collaboration with the Global Climate Institute Norwegian will plant 7000 trees in the UK and Spain – one for every person working at the company. Later this year, the airline will plant tens of thousands of trees in other parts of the world. Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has launched… Read the full press release

Hyatt welcomes Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip Resort to its Unbound Collection

Iconic British Columbia resort marks the first Canadian property for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand Chicago, Illinois, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced it has entered into a franchise agreement with Spirit Ridge Owners Association, and in December 2017, Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip  Resort will join The Unbound… Read the full press release

Arkansas: US’s longest active bike-pedestrian rail bridge Big River Crossing marks its one-year anniversary

Arkansas, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Big River Crossing, the country’s longest active bike-pedestrian rail bridge, will celebrate its one-year anniversary this Sunday, October 22, 2017. Since last year’s grand opening, the bridge has welcomed 250,000 visitors from across the world and received regional, national and international acclaim for its architecture and state-of-the-art lighting display… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® adds fashion icon Zac Posen to its Rosewood Curators program

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the ultra-luxury hotel group, today adds fashion icon Zac Posen to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel recommendations and insider tips for Rosewood destinations around the world. Posen joins Rosewood Curators on behalf of Rosewood Mansion on… Read the full press release

Framkvæmdastjórn Peking um þróun ferðamála: Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög í Reykjavík, Íslandi

Reykjavík, Íslandi, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski sendiherrann á Íslandi, Song Yu, formaður framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála, og Inga Hlín Pálsdottir, forstöðumaður ferðaþjónustu og skapandi greina… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises and renowned photographer Steve McCurry announced global creative partnership

Silversea Cruises and renowned photographer Steve McCurry announced global creative partnership   Famed Visual Storyteller to Chronicle International Destinations, Spirit of Exploration for Leading Luxury & Expedition Cruise Line MONTE CARLO, MONACO, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises, the world’s leading luxury and expedition cruise line, and renowned photographer Steve McCurry today (August… Read the full press release

2017 Cuisine Good Food Awards: Pacifica named the best restaurant in New Zealand

Pacifica, on the east coast of the North Island has been named the best restaurant in New Zealand. ‍New Zealand, 2017-Aug-13— /Travel PR News/ — Pacifica in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island has been named the best restaurant in the country in New Zealand’s most prestigious restaurant awards. The 2017 Cuisine… Read the full press release

City of Chicago: Month-long Public Art Festival throughout October

Chicago, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will celebrate the Year of Public Art with a month-long Public Art Festival throughout October, culminating with a Public Art Symposium on October 26 and 27 at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.). The symposium… Read the full press release