British Airways trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first. From now until the end of 2019, customers travelling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces partnership with global entertainment destination, The London Resort

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with The London Resort, a global entertainment destination due to open in 2024. Radisson Hotel Group will become a stakeholder in the project, opening a Radisson Blu hotel – Europe’s leading… Read the full press release

Aloft Hotels Brings Music Makers Back to Their Roots with the First-Ever “Live At Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour”

Intimate Performances Will Be Accompanied By Interactive Augmented Reality ‘GIF-ITI’ Art Installation by Street Artist INSA & Money-Can’t-Buy Experiences for Marriott Bonvoy Members Bethesda, MD, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Some of the hottest names in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances for fans as part of the Live… Read the full press release

Jack London Square hosts a variety of free, family-friendly fun events starting Thursday

Blockbuster movie, dancing and festive market extend summer weekend fun Oakland, Calif., 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square packs a punch this week with six special events starting Thursday. The summer weather brings out the crowds for a variety of free, family-friendly fun at the waterfront with a movie night on the Ferry Lawn,… Read the full press release

Kenya offers best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris according to tour operator, Cruzeiro Safaris

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris are East Africa precisely Kenya which offers vast plains and roaming packs of extraordinary beasts. Many travelers come to Africa in search of the “big five”: buffalo, lions, leopards, elephants and rhinoceroses. The chance to get close to… Read the full press release

ibis MUSIC showcases nine promising artists at Sziget Festival 2019

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ibis’ new music program, ibis MUSIC, which launched to great fanfare in March 2019, culminates at Sziget Festival 2019, where nine up-and-coming artists will perform a unique showcase on the Europe Stage, presented by ibis. Having performed as part of ibis MUSIC’s in-hotel gig series, these nine… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Matador Network launches travel series, My City, My Heart: An Insiders’ Guide by Southwest Employees

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and Matador Network today (Aug 6, 2019) release the first of a four-episode series called, My City, My Heart: An Insiders’ Guide by Southwest Employees. Episode One features Southwest® Flight Attendant Javier, who shares his insider tips to exploring what he loves most about his… Read the full press release

With The Lure Of High Threadcount Sheets After A Day Trekking, Luxury Travel Blogger THE BOUTIQUE ADVENTURER Champions Chic Solo Explorations

LONDON, 2019-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based Australian, Amanda O’Brien, aka The Boutique Adventurer has found her niche.  With an 800% increase in followers in two short years¹, The Boutique Adventurer is delivering to an enthusiastic and growing number of explorers who choose to travel alone.  Amanda’s fellow female travellers are seeking off-the-beaten-track adventures… Read the full press release

British Airways to bring a new West End season of plays to the Playhouse Theatre in partnership with Ambassador Theatre Group and Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is supporting a new West End season of work by The Jamie Lloyd Company, the hugely successful partnership between the UK’s leading theatre company, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), and Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd. The partnership will bring a season of three plays to the Playhouse Theatre in the… Read the full press release

DCASE announces schedule for the 21ST Annual World Music Festival Chicago from September 13 to 29

Performances at 17 venues across the city include the all-night Ragamala at the Chicago Cultural Center, ¡SÚBELO! – A Celebration of Pan Latin Music and Culture in Millennium Park, the Global Peace Picnic in Humboldt Park and World Music Festival meets the World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier and much more Chicago, IL, 2019-Jul-29 —… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport recognized media partners during ShereMedia 2019

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport held the IX ceremony of granting awards for the mass media and social media professionals – ShereMedia. The festive event was attended by the management of the airport and its subsidiaries, representatives of leading socio-political, business, aviation and tourism publications, industry experts, top bloggers and… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta announces Two-day cultural heritage festival, Wild World Weekend, July 27-28

Two-day cultural heritage festival will feature dance, music, storytelling and more on July 27 and 28 Atlanta GA, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — WHAT: Travel the globe at the fourth-annual Wild World Weekend, the signature two-day cultural heritage festival at Zoo Atlanta, on Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28. The event will highlight… Read the full press release

British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows delighted spectators at the world’s largest military air show

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Spectators at the world’s largest military air show delighted at a fly-past by a specially decorated British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows. Flight BA100 lead the display at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20 and was flanked by nine Hawk jets belonging to the Royal Air Force… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches campaign to celebrate all the things that make the North a great place

Pan-Northern campaign highlights how the region benefits from direct connectivity from Manchester Airport Organisations, tourism bodies and businesses from across the North welcome the growth and investment opportunities the airport gives all of the region More Than An Airport campaign highlights how Manchester unlocks, trade, community, business and tourism opportunities for the whole of the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines celebrates summer of surprises with the ultimate travel companion: Nintendo Switch

Airline hosts gaming-themed flight with Super Mario Maker 2 challenge; Customers onboard surprised with Nintendo Switch systems; Southwest launches 30 days of giveaways. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co.(NYSE: LUV) is celebrating a summer of surprises with the ultimate travel companion: Nintendo Switch. The partnership will come to life for Southwest… Read the full press release

Diamond provides three-month subscription to SiriusXM aviation weather, information, and audio programming services with purchase of new aircraft

Diamond, a leading manufacturer in the Aviation industry, to offer pilots and passengers SiriusXM’s Weather, Info and Audio Entertainment Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SiriusXM® and Diamond Aircraft, one of the leading aircraft manufacturers in general aviation in North America, announced that Diamond will provide its customers with a three-month subscription to… Read the full press release

The 2019 Taste of Chicago Presented by DoorDash Delivered More Than a “Taste of” Good Food, Music, Theatre and Arts

Chicago’s iconic Summer festival returns for its 40th year July 8–12, 2020, in Grant Park Chicago, IL, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The 39th Annual Taste of Chicago presented by DoorDash didn’t miss a beat or a bite with extraordinary culinary and cultural offerings. The festival featured more than 300 menu items from 80 eateries,… Read the full press release

DCASE: Kwame Amoaku appointed as Director of the Chicago Film Office

As the diversity of the film industry continues to grow, 25-year industry veteran Amoaku is first African-American to head up this vital role CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today (July 15, 2019) announced Kwame Amoaku as Director of the Chicago Film Office. Amoaku… Read the full press release

Indy Airport: Rare Video Filmed on Airfield to Run Through December 2019

IND arts program highlights ‘artists whose work doesn’t fit neatly into an exhibition case’ INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Rare video art captured onsite at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is on exhibit between the departures level and baggage claim through the end of 2019. The video, An Open Flight created by local Hoosier… Read the full press release

The Bell Tower Receives its Third TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

PERTH, Western Australia, 2019-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bell Tower has done it again! We are so excited to announce that for the third consecutive year The Bell Tower has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. These certificates are awarded from TripAdvisor to businesses with consistent excellent reviews on their site. What Are… Read the full press release

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: Pablo Cruise to replace Taylor Dayne on Friday July 19, 2019 for Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach concert

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk announced that Pablo Cruise will replace Taylor Dayne on Friday July 19, 2019 for Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach with free concerts at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Dayne was disappointed to miss her scheduled Boardwalk concert. According to her… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Discovery Channel bring the fun of Shark Week to flying fans this summer

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with Discovery Channel, launched a campaign bringing the fun of Shark Week to flying fans this summer. The carrier is celebrating Shark Week throughout July, ahead of Shark Week on Discovery beginning Sunday, July 28. “Our Shark Week partnership brings fun through… Read the full press release

Bookings of Kenya Safaris and Tour Packages in the Peak Season Experiences Increase as Tourists Arrive

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The tourism industry as well as being a saviours of Kenya’s animals, is also a livelihood of many families and contributes highly to the GDP of Kenya’s economy. Keep the Elephant and Rhino safe and sound. Environmentalist has been on top of the game to preserve and… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport kicked off “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2019”

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2019” kicked off at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today (5 July 2019). Passengers from around the world will be presented with a vivid journey into local culture during the four-month festival.  It is the fifth consecutive year the Airport… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago announces “The Big Deal” summer festivities at the historic Maxwell Street Market on Sunday, August 4

The Family-Friendly Day Features New Vendors, Art Activities, Music and More Chicago, IL, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce that shopping and street fair will go up a notch at “The Big Deal” on Sunday, August 4, at the historic Maxwell Street… Read the full press release

Travel and Tour Packages Online Booking Site for Nairobi Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya’s tourism industry is booming in business and 2018-2022 is looking even better after recovery for a long time. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya’s strength in packaging tours and committed service delivery is expected to increase in the future. Undoubtly, Kenya is the best African country for safari experience… Read the full press release

Accor and the Montreux Jazz Festival continue partnership for a second year

Accor, the global leader in travel and lifestyle, and the Montreux Jazz Festival are continuing their partnership for a second year. Accor is committed to bringing unforgettable experiences to life for its customers, partners and festival-goers throughout this 53rd edition, which will take place between June 28 and July 13, 2019. Paris, France, 2019-Jun-26 —… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo created growth opportunities for Krix

South Australian business has exported more than 300 cinema sound systems to the Middle East Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has created growth opportunities for Krix, a family-owned South Australian business specialising in cinema and home-theatre speakers. Partnering with Emirates SkyCargo has allowed Krix to… Read the full press release

British Airways hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London and San Francisco – A British Airways flight has touched down at London Heathrow from San Francisco this morning, having been on quite a unique journey – it hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi.  The airline joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago announces free cultural events this summer celebrating Chicago’s Latino communities

Series of free movies, music, markets, dance, and theatre events kick off June 11 to celebrate Chicago’s Latino communities Chicago, IL, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today (June 11, 2019) announced dozens of free cultural events this summer celebrating… Read the full press release