New Plymouth’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Len Lye Centre celebrates Len Lye’s important friendships

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Focusing on the early years of his career and his stay on the Spanish Island of Mallorca in 1930, the museum sheds light on some of the inspiration behind his works at this time. At the heart of this period is Lye’s friendship with Robert Graves and Laura… Read the full press release

34th Annual Chicago Blues Festival (June 9–11) full lineup announced

Chicago, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is pleased to announce the full lineup of the 34th Annual Chicago Blues Festival happening June 9–11 in its new home in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.) – the city’s premier outdoor music venue. In 2017, the festival is celebrating the influence of the… Read the full press release

Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites to be featured in six different events on World Heritage Day

Scotland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time ever, Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites will feature in six different events on World Heritage Day (18 April) as part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017. At Scotland in Six, Picts will race Romans at the Antonine Wall, knitters will descend… Read the full press release

Scottish Rhododendron Festival begins!

Scotland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Gardens and horticultural businesses throughout Scotland are set to take part in a nationwide celebration of Scotland’s “second national flower” – the rhododendron. Organised by Discover Scottish Gardens and supported for the first time this year by VisitScotland, the Scottish Rhododendron Festival begins this weekend and will run until… Read the full press release

AEGEAN becomes the official airline partner of documenta 14 exhibition of Western European modern art

Athens, Greece, 2017-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Staying true to its commitment to support initiatives that promote Greece, AEGEAN has become the official airline partner of the internationally renowned documenta 14 exhibition of Western European modern art. For the first time, documenta 14 will have a twofold structure in which Kassel and Athens will jointly… Read the full press release

Immerse in Local Japanese Communities With AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the expansion of its Trips platform in Japan, adding bookable local experiences in both Tokyo and Osaka and Tokyo guidebooks to the thousands of homes already available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city,… Read the full press release

AirBnB Trips Lets You Experience Harlem

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Airbnb announces the launch of its Trips platform in Harlem, New York, adding Experiences to the thousands of homes available for booking. Harlem Experiences offer a chance to get to know the people and places driving the neighborhood’s world-famous food, art, music, and nightlife. Now guests… Read the full press release

Experience New Delhi with AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announced the launch of its new Trips platform in New Delhi, adding 15 bookable local Experiences to the thousands of homes available to stay in. Launched in November 2016, Airbnb Trips currently has over 800 active Experiences available, with bookers from over 73 different countries… Read the full press release

AirBnB Partners With Non-profit Organization to Empower Women in Social Enterprise

San Francisco, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today,  nine women entrepreneurs from Langa Township in Cape Town graduated from a program that will  help them boost their community by providing sustainable accommodation options to global travelers. The graduates are the first class of hosts from iKhaya le Langa, a non-profit aimed at revitalizing the area… Read the full press release

UNWTO Secretary General Welcomes Japan’s Commitment To Tourism Development

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, applauded Japan’s commitment to tourism development as one of the significant pillars of the socio-economic agenda during a recent official visit to Japan. Meeting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Mr Rifai welcomed Japan’s Action Program for Tourism focused on… Read the full press release

Grant Thornton Runway Run 2017 Is Back For A Third Year

              Belfast, UK, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The hugely-popular Grant Thornton Runway Run is back for a third year, with a record number of entries from the local business community expected for the 2017 event. Rugby legend Stephen Ferris has partnered with the business advisory firm to launch… Read the full press release

The Showcase Showdown presented by Burton Snowboards and Vans celebrates its 20th anniversary at Whistler Blackcomb on March 25, 2017

Compete For A Chance To Be Named Shredder of the Mountain  CITY, Country, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Showcase Showdown presented by Burton Snowboards and Vans, one of Canada’s longest running snowboard competitions, is celebrating its 20th anniversary at Whistler Blackcomb on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The competition will be returning to the same… Read the full press release

Renowned photographer Joe McNally to host four-day photography workshops at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

                National Geographic photographer hosts four-day photography experiences with interactive instruction and unique shoots Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai partners with renowned photographer Joe McNally to offer immersive photography workshops. This spring, the Resort will welcome the internationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer whose… Read the full press release

VisitEngland unveils finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism.  England, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism. The Awards, now in their 28th year, recognise and congratulate… Read the full press release

Lews Castle Museum and Archive official opens

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ —Yesterday (Monday 6 March) saw the official opening of the Lews Castle Museum and Archive project by the Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland. The opening marked the completion of a flagship cultural and economic regeneration project led by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The £19.5 million project,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® marks 10th year of its Medical Transportation Grant Program with donation of 10,000 roundtrip flights in 2017

In celebration of milestone anniversary, airline partners with Musicians On Call to bring healing power of music to patients receiving medical treatment DALLAS, Texas, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 75 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations across the nation will benefit from the Southwest Airlines® Medical Transportation Grant… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel to host an art-inspired feast as the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — March is an eagerly anticipated month for art aficionados in Hong Kong as the ‘Hong Kong Arts Month’ heralds artistic creativity and inspiration across the city. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is proud to be the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair, organised by Harbour City from… Read the full press release

Stagecoach supports Perth’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021

Transport group supports bid for 2021 prestigious title Exciting opportunity to boost City’s wider economic ambitions Perth should pull together to promote city’s young talent PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Britain’s biggest bus operator, Stagecoach, announced today (16 February) that it is backing Perth’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021…. Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International expands Caribbean itineraries with cruises from Tampa to Havana

MIAMI, FL, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests looking to dive deeper into the culture and nightlife of Cuba will now have the opportunity to experience the island at night on Empress of the Seas’ new sailings to Havana. Royal Caribbean International has expanded its Caribbean itineraries sailing from Tampa, to include new 4- and… Read the full press release

Nikon Australia and Tourism New Zealand partner to showcase Nikon’s KeyMission 360 camera and New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes

The impactful partnership showcases New Zealand as a photographer’s paradise using Nikon’s new KeyMission 360. New Zealand, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Nikon Australia and Tourism New Zealand have today (24.01.17) launched a new global partnership to deliver stunning travel experiences that showcase Nikon’s KeyMission 360 camera and New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes. Photo-driven tourism is… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces Zephyr – MBD Steigenberger Hotel and Apartments in Bengaluru to open in 2020

FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is adding a further country to its hospitality portfolio. As announced in June 2016, the German company is approaching the Indian hotel market together with its Indian Joint Venture partner MBD Group. From the year 2020 on, guests will be able to relax in Bengaluru… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality funds construction of three water treatment plants in the Egyptian desert as part of its Sustainability Programme

Hotel group demonstrates its commitment to sustainability: 1 euro donated for each online booking / Cooperation with atmosfair and American University of Cairo FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its Sustainability Programme, Deutsche Hospitality is financing the construction of three water treatment plants in the Egyptian desert. Since 1 March… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance and Kiron Open Higher Education open study center for refugees in Berlin

A meeting place and study center for refugee students Lufthansa help students achieve social and cultural integration Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Education is one of the key factors for the successful and long-term integration of people of non-German origin. This is why help alliance, the relief organization of the Lufthansa Group,… Read the full press release

IHG announces new 367-room Crowne Plaza hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia

367-room Crowne Plaza Kota Kinabalu Waterfront to feature first seafront sunset bar and restaurant in the city Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/— InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a management agreement with Golden Wave Sdn Bhd for a new 367-room Crowne Plaza… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and French crystal maker Lalique to launch selected inflight items

Singapore/Paris, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ —  Singapore Airlines (SIA) and French crystalmaker Lalique have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership, in the course of which Singapore Airlines will exclusively carry selected inflight items co-branded with Lalique in its Suites and First Class cabins. The partnership is set to start with the launch of… Read the full press release

Glasgow to welcome 600 historians, architects, preservationists and museum professionals for Society of Architectural Historians’ 70th Annual International Conference

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) will hold its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, from June 7–11, 2017, marking the first time SAH has met outside North America since 1973. An estimated 600 historians, architects, preservationists, and museum professionals from around the world will convene to… Read the full press release

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts teams up with X+Q Art to launch distinctive artworks celebrating its hotels across Greater China

Le Méridien unveils collaboration with Chinese art collective X+Q Art at the press conference. From left to right: Mike Fulkerson , Vice President of Brand Marketing, Asia Pacific; Marriott International Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts; Jing Xiang, co-founder of X+Q Art; Guangci Qu, co-founder of X+Q Art   Shanghai, China,… Read the full press release

Pop star Jessie J boarded red London bus in Tokyo to help British Airways bring a slice of British culture to Japan

  London now up to 45% cheaper for tourists following rise in value of Yen Pop star brings quirky taste of British culture to busy streets of Tokyo Airline flies from London to Tokyo 14 times a week LONDON, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Pop star Jessie J brought a piece of London glamour to the streets of… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Spectacular two days of St Andrew’s Day celebrations in St Andrew

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — What is believed to be the biggest group of Andrews ever assembled has enjoyed a spectacular two days of St Andrew’s Day celebrations in – appropriately enough – St Andrews. A team of kilted VisitScotland staff scoured four of Europe’s capital cities – London, Paris, Berlin and… Read the full press release

The first ever Scottish Borders Winter Festival, 3-4 and 10-11 December

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — VISITORS are being encouraged to travel to the Scottish Borders this Christmas for a unique new festival. Several of the region’s towns and attractions have come together to host the first ever Scottish Borders Winter Festival. Special events are taking place in Galashiels, Kelso, Jedburgh, Selkirk and Hawick… Read the full press release