Brand USA introduces new marketing opportunities for its industry partners

DENVER, COLORADO, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, has introduced new marketing opportunities for its industry partners. The range of programs include Brand USA Original campaigns that feature music and culinary themes to promote U.S.-bound travel, and offer opportunities that allow partners to extend their marketing… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces new programming for GoUSA TV

Brand USA’s connected TV network reaches 3 million views in first three months DENVER, COLORADO, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced today upcoming programming for GoUSA TV, a first-of-its-kind connected TV network available on Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire. GoUSA TV features best-in-class… Read the full press release

VisitScotland hosts visit by the Japanese ambassador and delegation to Moray Speyside

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A selection of Moray Speyside’s finest attractions and locations are being visited by Japan’s Ambassador to the UK this week, as part of a tour to introduce the country’s travel agents to the region. The Japanese Ambassador, Koji Tsuruoka, and his wife, Yooko, are visiting Moray Speyside on… Read the full press release

Marriott expands Marriott Moments with local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and hand-curated lists of things to do this summer

Now anyone can discover local experiences that match their passions with new, interest-based lists available on Marriott Moments Bethesda, MD, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Research shows consumers increasingly seek out enriching, local experiences when they travel. Now, with summer vacation right around the corner, Marriott is rolling out local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo marks its 150th anniversary with a free, commemorative on-grounds exhibition: From Swans to Science: 150 Years of Lincoln Park Zoo

From Swans to Science: 150 Years of Lincoln Park Zoo Chronicles 150 Years of Care, Community and Conservation at Chicago’s Free Zoo Chicago, IL, 2018-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — For 150 years Lincoln Park Zoo has connected people with nature in the heart of Chicago. Lincoln Park Zoo will celebrate this anniversary with a free, commemorative… Read the full press release

Icelandair en het nationaal voetbalelftal creëren samen de Team Iceland Stopover: een reeks van 90 minuten durende, op voetbal geïnspireerde ervaringen

Aron Gunnarsson, de aanvoerder van IJsland, en zijn teamgenoten nodigen reizigers uit om samen van hun favoriete IJslandse ervaringen te genieten Als trotse sponsor van het IJslandse nationale elftal viert Icelandair deze zomer de prestaties van het team met 90 minuten durende, op voetbal geïnspireerde ervaringen, alles inbegrepen in de prijs van een Icelandair Stopover-vliegticket… Read the full press release

Icelandair en collaboration avec l’équipe nationale de football créent la Team Iceland Stopover – une série d’expériences de 90 minutes inspirées du football

Cet été le capitaine islandais Aron Gunnarsson et ses coéquipiers invitent les voyageurs à profiter de leurs expériences islandaises préférées En tant que fiers sponsors de l’équipe nationale islandaise, Icelandair célèbre ses réalisations cet été, avec des expériences de 90 minutes inspirées du football, le tout compris dans le prix de chaque billet d’avion Icelandair… Read the full press release

Icelandair und die Fußballnationalmannschaft gestalten gemeinsam Team Iceland Stopover – eine Reihe von 90-minütigen, vom Fußball inspirierten Erlebnissen

  Der isländische Kapitän Aron Gunnarsson und seine Mannschaftskameraden laden Reisende ein, in diesem Sommer einige ihrer liebsten isländischen Erfahrungen zu genießen Als stolze Sponsoren der isländischen Nationalmannschaft feiert Icelandair in diesem Sommer ihre Leistungen mit 90-minütigen, vom Fußball inspirierten Erlebnissen, alle im Preis jedes Icelandair Stopover-Flugtickets enthalten Spieler und Spielerinnen der Männer- und Frauen-Fußballteams… Read the full press release

Icelandair and national football team co-create Team Iceland Stopover – a series of 90-minute football-inspired experiences

Iceland Captain Aron Gunnarsson and his teammates invite travellers to enjoy some of their favourite Icelandic experiences this summer As proud sponsors of the Icelandic national team, Icelandair is celebrating their achievements this summer, with 90-minute football inspired experiences, all included in the price of any Icelandair Stopover flight ticket Players from the Men’s and Women’s… Read the full press release

VisitScotland launches interactive map showcasing Falkirk

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — An interactive map showcasing what to see and do in Falkirk and the surrounding area has been launched by VisitScotland. Falkirk & Beyond, developed by the national tourism organization and VisitFalkirk within Falkirk Council, offers prospective visitors a fun way to discover much of the area’s tourism… Read the full press release

New Zealand: Big Bird visits Wellington’s Zealandia Eco-sanctuary

Big Bird was joined by some special friends when he visit Zealand Eco-Sanctuary in Wellington, New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Birds of a feather flock together so it wasn’t so surprising when television’s much-loved Big Bird flew in (practically incognito) on a visit to meet some of New Zealand’s unique… Read the full press release

The Beastly Feast: “Under the Canopy,” a celebration of Zoo Atlanta’s Ford African Rain Forest, May 5, 2018

Atlanta GA, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the Southeast’s most anticipated black-tie galas celebrates one of North America’s largest populations of western lowland gorillas at The Beastly Feast to benefit Zoo Atlanta on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, returns as the event’s Presenting… Read the full press release

Colorado the ultimate golf vacation destination

DENVER, CO, 2018-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Breathtakingly beautiful, Colorado is the ultimate golf vacation destination. With nearly 300 incredible courses, each offering its own special variation of elevation, climate, vegetation and wildlife, golfers can find a spectacular setting for any golf game. Plus, at Colorado’s altitude, balls are likely to fly farther, and with… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s coo van heads to Orkney’s most popular visitor attractions

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland’s coo van is not letting the grass grow under its wheels as it heads to four of Orkney’s most popular visitor attractions next week. The van – one of VisitScotland’s small herd of mobile information centres – will visit Skara Brae, Scapa Distillery, Stromness Ferry Port,… Read the full press release

megabus.com launches London’s first low-cost sightseeing tour

New megasightseeing.com product offers 50 famous London sights from as little as 2p a sight New product provides two-hour* non-stop tour of London Tickets available from only £1** on every service See up to 50 famous sights across the capital in two hours   Perth, Scotland, 2018-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Industry leading transport provider megabus.com has today (23… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches a new interactive map to help travelers book their national park road trips and visits

Driving Coast to Coast Is Easier Than Ever With New User-Friendly Map Bethesda, MD, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With nearly 331 million visits to national parks in 2017, the popularity of the nation’s most landmarked sites is continuing to grow. Marriott International has launched a new interactive map that serves as a tool to help travelers… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport inaugurates two spanking new plane spotting platforms for aviation enthusiasts

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Along with hundreds of plane spotters and officials from the neighbouring municipalities of Steenokkerzeel and Zaventem, Brussels Airport has inaugurated two spanking new plane spotting platforms. Apart from offering a great view of the airport, the platforms allow aviation enthusiasts to engage in their favourite pastime in all… Read the full press release

Fujian and Macao tourism bodies hold the “The Maritime Silk Road” Destinations Promotion and Dinner in Melbourne, Australia

Macau, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and the Fujian Provincial Tourism Development Commission partnered up to promote their destinations in Melbourne and Sydney from 16 to 18 April, encouraging visitations to Fujian and Macao in one trip through the destinations promotions and dinners held. Riding on the mission, MGTO… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: Scotland’s heritage attractions hit 5,041,297 visitor milestone throughout the 2017/18 financial year

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s heritage attractions have hit a record milestone, welcoming more than 5 million people for the first ever time in a single year. Historic Environment Scotland (HES), who manage over 300 Historic Scotland visitor attractions across the country representing more than 5,000 years of Scottish history, are celebrating a 17% increase… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways introduces a new website “Japan Travel Planner” to help travelers discover the beauty of Japan

  TOKYO, Japan, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) announces the introduction of a new website “Japan Travel Planner” aimed to help travelers visiting Japan discover the beauty of the country by obtaining valuable travel information. The two informative current websites “ANA Experience Japan” and “Taste of Japan” were integrated into the… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland, China’s Palace Museum and Stirling University to explore future documentation of heritage sites

HES to work with Palace Museum to document historic structures following First Minister visit EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today (10 April) welcomed progress on agreement for future exchanges of knowledge between Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and China’s Palace Museum as the two organisations demonstrated examples of their… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta to provide a week of Safari Camp for underprivileged children this summer

Atlanta GA, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year in a row, Zoo Atlanta will broaden community access to its signature summer day camp opportunity with the Safari Camp Scholarship Program presented by Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority. Through the program, 60 children ages 5 to 11 from Title I Schools in the… Read the full press release

LVCVA presents design for the expansion of Las Vegas Convention Center

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (10-APR-2018), architects presented design drawings for the iconic expansion to the Las Vegas Convention Center to the Board of Directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). The drawings provide a glimpse of the vibrant new look of the nearly 60-year-old facility. “This is… Read the full press release

VisitScotland gave St Andrews Ghost Tours its highest Quality Assurance (QA) accolade

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A Fife ghost tour which gives customers educational and historical – as well as paranormal – information has received its Quality Assurance 5* Tour award from VisitScotland. The national tourism organisation gave St Andrews Ghost Tours its highest Quality Assurance (QA) accolade following its latest grading visit…. Read the full press release

VisitScotland: the Scottish Government Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund now open for applications

EDINBURGH, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A new fund designed to help rural areas in Scotland invest in the quality of their tourism offering opens to applications today (30 March 2018). Administered by VisitScotland, the Scottish Government Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund will support sustainable, well planned, inspiring and collaborative infrastructure projects to enable more… Read the full press release

English Heritage launches campaign to tackle urgent repairs of England’s historic cannons

English Heritage has launched an appeal to save some of the nation’s historic cannons. The call comes as the charity reveal a newly conserved Edwardian gun as part of a new project at Pendennis Castle. SWINDON, UK, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — England’s historic cannons at coastal locations around the country are at risk of damage… Read the full press release

Guide me UA welcomes guests of the UEFA Champions League Final 2018

Olimpiyskiy stadium kiev

Kyiv, Ukraine, 2018-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The travel agency Guide me UA takes the responsibility to show the capital of Ukraine to the UEFA guests. The UEFA Champions League Final will be held in Kiev on Saturday, May 26. Kiev is in the center of Ukraine; it is about 2000 kilometers from London… Read the full press release

Historic attractions all over Scotland ready to welcome visitors for the start of the 2018 summer season

Historic Environment Scotland launch 2018 season and events programme EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic attractions all over Scotland, from Jarlshof in Shetland to Hermitage Castle in the Borders, are preparing to welcome visitors for the start of the 2018 summer season. From 26 March, over 40 castles, cairns and brochs across the… Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Banff to host Cochon555 on April 28

ALBERTA, Canada, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — America’s most exciting culinary events with its foray in the Banff and Lake Louise region, a destination embarking on an ambitious culinary tourism initiative to raise interest and awareness of its impressive local food scene. On Saturday April 28, Banff will be the first destination in Canada to host… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: Edinburgh Castle named the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK for 2017 according to ALVA visitor figures

Edinburgh Castle climbs to 12th most-visited UK attraction as Scotland out-performs rest of UK for 6th year running in ALVA visitor figures EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The annual release of visitor figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) has seen Edinburgh Castle leap four places in the rankings to be named the… Read the full press release