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

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

Marriott International Launches Global Movement #LoveTravels To Spread Awareness of the LGBTQ Homeless Youth Community

Marriott International Launches Global Movement #LoveTravels To Spread Awareness of the LGBTQ Homeless Youth Community   BETHESDA, Md., 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In the United States, nearly 4 in 10 American youths experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender* and the number has been rising for the past decade. Marriott International (NASDAQ:… Read the full press release

DMAI and European Cities Marketing to provide members with an enhanced offer and wider range of services

Washington DC, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) and European Cities Marketing (ECM) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding that will promote and deliver key research and educational resources to respective members while working together to build the value of each organization. “With this alliance, European and American DMOs establish… Read the full press release

MCA and Tate Joint Acquisition Program for contemporary Australian art supported by Qantas adds five new artworks

MCA and Tate Joint Acquisition Program for contemporary Australian art supported by Qantas adds five new artworks   SYDNEY, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark International Museum Day, which this year explores the theme of contested histories, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and Tate today (18TH MAY 2017) announced the acquisition… 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

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Partners With Major League Baseball For Digital Video Series “Beyond Influential”

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), is launching a digital video series in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) titled “Beyond Influential.” The series launches today on MLB.com and features four current and former MLB stars and their never-before heard stories about… Read the full press release

Chinese Youth Gain New Industry Knowledge With The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation’s Chinese Hospitality Education Initiative

China Hospitality Education Initiative receives World Travel & Tourism Council’s Tourism for Tomorrow People Award Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Teachers across mainland China are improving the lives—and future careers—of Chinese youth by gaining new industry knowledge and teaching techniques through the China Hospitality Education Initiative (CHEI), a project of The J…. Read the full press release

First-ever Urban Wine Festival At Oakland To Highlight East Bay and Northern California Wineries

Thousands expected to attend the urban experience at the Oakland waterfront Oakland, Calif., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square is home to the first-ever Urban Wine Festival at the Oakland waterfront this Saturday from Noon to 5 PM. “Jack London Square is a perfect location for this event because it’s literally in the heart… Read the full press release

SFO Museum presents Elaine Mayes: It Happened in Monterey exhibition

New exhibition of twelve images documenting the historic Monterey International Pop Music Festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — SFO Museum is pleased to partner with photographer Elaine Mayes to present twelve images from her historic documentation of the Monterey International Pop Music… Read the full press release