Travel Alberta: Mystery Town Tours launches an exciting way to discover Canmore

Part tour, part game: Get the texts, solve the clues, unlock the adventure! CANMORE, AB, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’ve known Canmore for 20 minutes or 20 years, a new phone-driven tour adventure promises an exciting way to discover a whole new side of the town – for locals and visitors alike. Created by… Read the full press release

MGTO upgrades Macao Travel Talk (MTT) with new features and functions

MACAO, 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office’s (MGTO) monthly publication for tourism industry stakeholders – Macao Travel Talk (MTT) – has been upgraded to optimize its current features and provide several new functions to its users for more enhanced reading experience. Starting this month, the MTT website interface has been comprehensively upgraded,… Read the full press release

Pennsylvania Tourism Office announces partnership with Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (SkiPA)

New ad campaign launches this month to market PA as regional winter getaway. Harrisburg, PA, 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the Pennsylvania Tourism Office and Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (SkiPA) announced a partnership to entice more travelers to hit the slopes in Pennsylvania this winter. This partnership will include insider tips and articles… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: Overseas visits to the UK are forecast to break through the 40 million mark for the first time in 2018

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — It has been a record year-to-date for inbound tourism to the UK, with growth set to continue in 2018 according to forecasts from national tourism agency VisitBritain. Overseas visits to the UK are forecast to break through the 40 million mark for the first time in 2018,… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality announces diverse range of activities to celebrate Qatar National Day

An array of exclusive hotel offers and activities in celebration of the country’s forthcoming National Day  Doha, Qatar, 2017-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark this year’s National Day, Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar, is offering a diverse range of activities to best showcase the Qatari spirit… Read the full press release

Guide me UA tour agency in Kiev announces a new 2018 season!

Kyiv, Ukraine, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Guide me UA is a team of young enthusiasts who show their beloved city of Kyiv to foreign travelers. Our mission is to promote Ukraine as a major destination in Europe, as a country with its unique history and traditions with responsive people and spectacular landscapes. Our private… Read the full press release

Vail Resorts announces investment of CAD$66 million at Whistler Blackcomb

The Company will invest CAD$66 million (USD$52 million) at Whistler Blackcomb, including  new gondola-to-gondola-to-gondola connection This historic investment accelerates the Renaissance plan’s mountain improvements, with a focus on the heart of the resort, and defers consideration of new water park BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2017-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced… Read the full press release

VisitEngland announces the latest bids to secure funding from the Discover England Fund

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The two large-scale projects, worth up to £1million, and one pilot, worth up to £500,000, will develop England’s competitive tourism offer. The winning bids include a project to build on the North of England’s growing reputation as a first-class destination for cultural holidays, encourage tourists to the… Read the full press release

English Heritage hosts a series of new after-dark enchanted events at six historic places this December

An English Heritage survey asks participants when they put up their festive lights, with 77 per cent agreeing Christmas is not complete without them SWINDON, UK, 2017-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Most British people put up their Christmas lights on 1 December, according to a new English Heritage survey. Modern celebrations begin much earlier than they did for medieval people, who… Read the full press release

San Antonio welcomes brand new restaurant concept developed by Chef Johnny Hernandez — Burgerteca

SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Influenced by Mexican cuisine, Burgerteca is a never-done before burger concept that offers custom-made burgers with ingredients and flavors distinct to traditional Mexican food such as chiles, spices, moles, queso, flavors like al pastor, pibil, and chilaquiles served on hamburger yeast buns which are baked daily…. Read the full press release

Jet Airways’ JetEscapes launches exciting all- inclusive holidays for Dubai Shopping Festival guests

Attractive holiday options for guests when booking customized all–inclusive packages starting at INR 34,800* only Mumbai, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways’ JetEscapes has introduced exciting all- inclusive holidays for guests traveling to the world renowned Dubai Shopping Festival, for travel effective Dec 26, 2017 to Jan 28, 2018. The month-long, world famous… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels secures long-term extension to the agreement for the Steigenberger Hotel Conti Hansa in Kiel

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels AG has made early arrangements to secure a long-term extension to the agreement for the Steigenberger Hotel Conti Hansa in Kiel. This means that the hotel will form part of the Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts portfolio until at least 2036. An extensive renovation… 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

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