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

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

Paintings by Columbus artist Adrian Sibley now on display in John Glenn Columbus International Airport

COLUMBUS, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ —  Paintings by Columbus artist Adrian Sibley are now on display in John Glenn Columbus International Airport’s Gateway to the Arts. “Most forms of art are spell casting in a sense,” said Sibley. “I paint to put the viewer of my work in a different frame of consciousness. My ultimate… Read the full press release

A new permanent exhibition at Deal Castle in Kent opens August 2

A new permanent exhibition at Deal Castle in Kent opens August 2   The exhibition will also tell the stories of those who lived and worked at the castle up until the 20th century London, 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A new permanent exhibition at Deal Castle in Kent will offer new insights into the history of… Read the full press release

Aberdeen Mela to benefit in the latest awards round of EventScotland’s National Funding Programme

Aberdeen Mela to benefit in the latest awards round of EventScotland’s National Funding Programme   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A cultural festival which brings together diverse communities in Aberdeen and the North East is amongst 14 events across the country benefitting from a share of £145,500 in the latest awards round… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta   Calgary, AB, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority announced today (July 20, 2017) that it will host a unique art piece in its new International Terminal at YYC Calgary… 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

Airport Authority Hong Kong hosts “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” at HKIA

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) celebrated the launch of “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” today. Hosted by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) for the third consecutive year, the four-month event treats passengers from around the world to an array of exhibitions and performances, showcasing… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport 2016/17: setting new annual records

Air traffic services and facilities growth enter new stage with strong emphasis on people development Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) enjoyed a fruitful year in 2016/17, setting new annual records in all three air traffic figures. During the fiscal year, passenger traffic rose 1.1% to 70.5 million,… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport expansion: nine projects funded from the Marine Ecology and Fisheries Enhancement Funds

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — More than HK$7 million in total has been granted from the Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund (MEEF) and Fisheries Enhancement Fund (FEF) to nine projects for a 12-month period starting from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. The MEEF and FEF are independent funds set up in… Read the full press release

Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel re-opens following an extensive four-year restoration

Timeless Parisian landmark hotel begins a new chapter in its history Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel re-opens today after undergoing an extensive four-year restoration. Dating back to the 18th century, this historic treasure is decidedly reborn as a luxury hotel for 21st century travellers. Located in the… 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

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

Oman Air gives assistance to six employees to perform this year’s Hajj

Oman Air gives assistance to six employees to perform this year’s Hajj   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the names of six employees who will be receiving the airline’s assistance to perform this year’s Hajj. This draw, granting staff the… Read the full press release

DMAI announces 10 industry leaders to be inducted into the 2017 Hall of Fame

10 travel industry leaders to be inducted into the DMAI Hall of Fame during the Annual Convention in July Washington DC, 2017-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME and President and CEO of Newport Beach & Company and President and CEO Don Welsh today announced the… Read the full press release