Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival at Jack London Square, November 11, 2017

Free program Saturday to feature legacy performers and rising stars Oakland, CA, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square welcomes the Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival this Saturday from Noon to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Black Music Association (BMA) event will feature several Bay Area… 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

Spain-Holiday.com: City breaks now represent 26% of all holidays in Spain

MALAGA, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With the clocks going back last weekend and the winter nights closing in, the impulse to book a last-minute flight to somewhere sunny is very tempting. However, a cheap flight does not necessarily mean a cheap and cheerful weekend away. Which city destination offers the best value depends to… Read the full press release

VisitScotland creates its very first interactive gin map

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With the UK’s love affair with Mother’s Ruin showing no signs of slowing down, VisitScotland is quenching the thirst of gin fans with the creation of its very first interactive gin map. Taking you on a virtual tour, Scotland’s Gin Map, currently holds details of over 40 producers… Read the full press release

Slovenia’s Julian Alps named as one of the world’s top three must visit regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Slovenia’s Julian Alps have been announced as one of the world’s top three must visit regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018. The Julian Alps feature alongside world leading regions including Alaska, Italy’s Aeolian Islands and Kii Peninsula in Japan. The judging process for inclusion in Lonely… Read the full press release

Premier Holidays hosts educational visit to Guernsey to Advantage Travel Partnership agents

EDUCATIONAL VISIT SAW ADVANTAGE TRAVEL PARTNERSHIP AGENTS EXPERIENCE THE ISLAND’S CHARMS Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Premier Holidays escorted 12 travel agents to Guernsey so they could discover what the island has to offer. The three-day educational, exclusive to agents from Advantage Travel Partnership, saw the group enjoy a host of activities… Read the full press release

Premier Holidays provides its top-selling travel agents with educational to Jersey

A GROUP OF PREMIER’S TOP-SELLING AGENTS ENJOY THE ISLAND BREAK Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Premier Holidays treated a group of its top-selling travel agents to an educational to Jersey to experience the island break. Over the three days, the 11 agents from Central England Co-operative Travel explored the width and breadth… Read the full press release

New Zealand named in the Top 10 countries to visit in 2018 in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading global travel authority Lonely Planet has named New Zealand in the Top 10 countries to visit in 2018 in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018, published today (25.10.17). New Zealand is ranked fifth on the book’s list of Top 10 Countries 2018. It is the second time that New… Read the full press release

Indiana Office of Tourism Development wins 2017 Bicentennial Collaborative Project Award for its Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay

Indianapolis, IN, 2017-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A project that touched each of Indiana’s 92 counties is the winner of a statewide award. The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) proudly presents the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) with its 2017 Bicentennial Collaborative Project Award for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. The Torch Relay, modeled after the Olympic… 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

VisitScotland: ‘Wild About Argyll’ campaign a finalist in the Place Brand of the Year category at the City Nation Place Awards

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A tourism marketing campaign designed to raise the profile and enhance the perception of Argyll and the Isles has captured global attention following its outstanding success. The ‘Wild About Argyll’ campaign, which features Scottish endurance cyclist and record-breaker Mark Beaumont and is aimed at promoting the adventure tourism… 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

Royal Caribbean International announces return to St. Thomas

Cruise Line’s Ongoing Commitment to the Caribbean Starts With Visits to St. Thomas On November 10 and Spearheads Restoration of Famed Magens Bay Miami, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — A sweet reunion is in sight; Royal Caribbean International has set the date for its much-awaited return to St. Thomas since the Caribbean destination was impacted by the hurricanes… 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

English Heritage: Bolsover, Kenilworth and Carisbrooke castles voted top three spookiest sites

SWINDON, UK, 2017-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of our Halloween and After Dark events programme, we asked our 1,800 staff to vote for the spookiest site in our care. Bolsover, Kenilworth and Carisbrooke castles are our top three spookiest sites, according to a staff survey conducted by English Heritage this Halloween. Our staff have intimate access to our… Read the full press release

ANGUSalive joins VisitScotland Information Partner (VIP) Programme

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A museum dedicated to Britain’s oldest surviving lighthouse, the “wee red toonie” old jail and courthouse, and all of the libraries in Angus are enjoying VIP status after joining an innovative scheme to provide first-class information to visitors. ANGUSalive, the charitable trust for culture, sport and leisure… Read the full press release

Travel Wisconsin unveils new fall campaign

Madison, Wis., 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel Wisconsin is reminding travelers that nature doesn’t wait when it comes to Wisconsin’s autumn color. A new fall campaign from the state tourism office uses drone footage of the state’s spectacular autumn color and a full-on immersive experience in Chicago’s Union Station to encourage travelers to book their… Read the full press release

Epic Rides announceS the Oz Trails Off-Road backcountry mountain bike event & festival

Fourth event boosts equal payout purse to $160,000 and showcases America’s newest mountain bike mecca LAS VEGAS, NEV., 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Epic Rides today announced the Oz Trails Off-Road backcountry mountain bike event & festival. Utilizing the Oz Trails network at the foot of the Ozark mountains in Northwest Arkansas, the fourth event… Read the full press release

Dulles International Airport annual free open house expected to attract thousands of visitors on Saturday, September 23

25th Annual Airport Event Open to the Public, Benefits Special Olympics Virginia Washington, D.C., 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Dulles Day Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport is expected to attract thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house with a daylong schedule of activities, events and family fun on Saturday, September 23. Nearly 100… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk announces New Holiday Tradition – Ice Skating at the Boardwalk

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is offering guests a new way to celebrate the holidays this year. Starting November 11, the seaside amusement park’s Main Entrance Plaza will become a center of holiday fun with ice skating, holiday decorations, rides, games, and treats. A 30 foot Christmas… Read the full press release

NEW ZEALAND: Hobbiton Movie Set to celebrate International Hobbit Day on September 22

Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate International Hobbit Day. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate… 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

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

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

Enjoy “kids free” incentives in San Diego this October

For the 6th Year in a Row, Families Can Enjoy Special Deals at San Diego Hotels, Attractions, Restaurants, Arts and Culture Venues and More San Diego, CA, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — During the entire month of October 2017, more than 100 San Diego hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and transportation companies will offer families with… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo introduces Godek, an 8-year-old, male Sumatran orangutan

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Woodland Park Zoo would like to introduce Godek, an 8-year-old, male Sumatran orangutan who arrived this summer from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (Colorado Springs, Colo.). Today (August 23,, 2017) was the first time Godek was introduced to the public indoor exhibit. The new orangutan currently weighs 75 pounds and is… 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

100,000 horse-racing devotees attended the 2017 Qatar Goodwood Festival

Runners and riders celebrate the season’s racing, thanks to the partnership between Qatar Airways and the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Winning design of Ladies’ Day top hat chosen from scores of enthusiastic entrants DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 100,000 horse-racing devotees attended the prestigious 2017 Qatar Goodwood Festival during the… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World upgraded to a four-star grading by VisitScotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s longest running butterfly house has been upgraded to a four-star grading by VisitScotland. Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World, attached to Scotland’s largest garden centre, was upgraded from three stars by the national tourism organisation’s Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme in recognition of its excellent standards. The… Read the full press release