GBTA announces Ben Mulroney as a featured speaker at GBTA Conference 2019 – Toronto, taking place April 15-17

Toronto, Canada, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today (February 19, 2019) announced Ben Mulroney as a featured speaker at GBTA Conference 2019 – Toronto, taking place April 15-17. His appearance is made possible by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), the world’s leading… Read the full press release

GBTA research: 62% of travel buyers say risk management of meetings and events is a growing priority for their organization

New Research Reveals Room for Improvement in Meetings & Events Risk Management Alexandria, VA, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A majority of travel buyers (62 percent) say risk management of meetings and events is a growing priority for their organization, according to new research out today (February 20, 2019) from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas announces Bangkok’s inaugural Elephant Boat Race & River Festival from March 29th – 31st 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok’s “River of Kings”, the mighty Chao Praya River conjures visions of sacred temples, royal palaces and floating markets. Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas adds to this list with the inaugural Elephant Boat Race & River Festival taking place March 29th – 31st 2019 on the banks next to Anantara Riverside… Read the full press release

Ryanair will carry over 25,000 racing fans to and from the 2019 Cheltenham Festival

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Ireland’s favourite airline and the official carrier of the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival, today (19 Feb) announced that it will carry over 25,000 racing fans to and from the 2019 Cheltenham Festival, all on the lowest fares, with just 4 weeks to go. Ryanair has scheduled 30… Read the full press release

Gulfstream G600 will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition

Clean-Sheet Gulfstream G600 To Join Gulfstream G650ER And Gulfstream G550 On Display At Avalon 2019 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its newest aircraft, the class-leading, award-winning Gulfstream G600, will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition from Feb. 26 to March… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism marks Black History Month with list of significant sites and events of black history in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — February is Black History Month, and Arkansas has a prominent place on the stage of black heritage and culture. Arkansas Tourism has compiled a list of sites and events that are significant pieces of black history in Arkansas. Northwest Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville will… Read the full press release

Top 10 Holiday Travel Ideas for family and Single Traveler in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The major economies being Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Uganda and upcoming Rwanda. The best airline hubs are Nairobi, Johannesburg, Cairo and Casablanca. Kenya safaris are the most sought after in the world for a long period of time. If you haven’t taken and Kenya Wildlife Safari then… Read the full press release

VisitScotland announces Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference to take place on 19 March

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from his adventures around some of Lanarkshire’s top heritage sites, digital consultant and travel blogger Neil Robertson, aka ‘Travels with a Kilt’, will be meeting local businesses at Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference next month to share his experiences and top tips for making the… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota announces the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Albert Lea area, May 9-12, 2019

72nd Annual Event Hosted by Albert Lea Area Lakes May 9-12, 2019 ST. PAUL, Minn., 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mark your calendars for the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Albert Lea area, Thursday, May 9, to Sunday, May 12. This will be the first time in the history of the Opener… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin 2019: Greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries and Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment

Outstanding number of bookings: greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries – Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment – World’s Leading Travel Trade Show underlines its role as a driving force for the travel industry and reflects market developments Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook is exceptionally good… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport celebrated National Random Acts of Kindness Day with activities and surprises for passengers

Manchester, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday (18 February 2019) Manchester Airport celebrated National Random Acts of Kindness Day, with a host activity across its three terminals. Dubbed #MANdomActs, the airport surprised hundreds of passengers throughout the day as they jetted off to the Northern hub’s 210 destinations. Passengers were treated to Fast… Read the full press release

UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference, “The Future of Mountain Tourism” from 2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “The Future of Mountain Tourism” is the theme of the 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany). The conference will spotlight the significant opportunities to be seized and the challenges facing the development of mountain tourism. The UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference is… Read the full press release

LVCVA and CTA partner with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber to advance business relationships from international business visitors coming to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® have announced a partnership with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber that marks the next major step in demonstrating to the world that ‘Vegas Means Business’.  During the February 12 LVCVA Board of… Read the full press release

Glasgow and Scotland host the prestigious 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland Director of Events, looks ahead to next month’s European Athletics Indoor Championships as well as the other events coming up in 2019. In two weeks’ time, Glasgow and Scotland will once again be in the global spotlight as the world-class Emirates Arena hosts the… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: The 45th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism with the theme “Tourism Builds Community” on February 24-26

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism partners from across the state will meet at the 45th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism February 24-26 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. This year’s conference theme is “Tourism Builds Community.” The annual gathering of Arkansas’s tourism industry offers sessions on a variety of topics such as Google’s… Read the full press release

Marriott International is the Official Hotel Partner across all 90 NCAA® championships

Marriott International Enhances March Madness® Experience for Sports Fans and Travelers Across America and Introduces New Marriott Bonvoy Moments Bethesda, Maryland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International is gearing up for game day in its third year as the Official Hotel Partner across all 90 NCAA® championships. This is a multi-year partnership with Marriott International, NCAA,… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines marks 10th anniversary of Historic First All-Female, African-American Flight Crew

ATLANTA, Georgia, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines this week commemorated the ten year anniversary of its flight that made history as our nation’s first commercial revenue flight operated by an all-female, African-American crew. On February 12, 2009, Captain Rachelle Jones Kerr, First Officer Stephanie Grant and Flight Attendants Diana Galloway and Robin Rogers… Read the full press release

Macau Culinary Association team won second place in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan

Macau, China, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Macau Culinary Association sent a team to participate in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan, and won second place with their exquisite snow sculpture named “Sharing Prosperity”. The snow sculpture team has participated in the competition for four consecutive years (2016 – 2019) and brought… Read the full press release

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India welcomed 300 delegates from 28 countries

RISHIKESH, India, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 began on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance for the three-day niche event, comprising a one-day-travel mart and one-day conference. The event, which was organised by the Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport to host public workshop on aircraft noise contour map update

Public comments are welcome during the workshop and online Washington, D.C., 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold a public workshop regarding the Washington Dulles International Airport aircraft noise contour map update. This workshop will provide an overview of the study including airfield plans, existing airport operations and basic information regarding… Read the full press release

The talented international soprano Karen August Schriesheim will perform at Kempinski Hotel Bahía on 21 February

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Bahía is delighted to welcome the talented international soprano Karen August Schriesheim from the USA, who will perform at the hotel on 21 February. American soprano Karen August Schriesheim grew up in Chicago, Illinois, where she was introduced to classical music by the Lyric Opera of Chicago… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal now accepting reservations for its Spring 2019 opening

The Hotel will include MARCUS, the first Canadian restaurant by celebrated Chef Marcus Samuelsson Montreal, Canada, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Heralding the city’s world renowned festival season and the biggest sporting event in Canada, the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Montreal is now confirming reservations for arrivals beginning June 1, 2019. “We are so excited to… Read the full press release

Chefs Anne-Sophie Pic and Clare Smyth to celebrate International Women’s Day with a special dinner at La Dame de Pic London at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

London at Ten Trinity Square, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, March 11, 2019, two of the world’s greatest chefs, Anne-Sophie Pic and Clare Smyth, will prepare and host a dinner at La Dame de Pic London at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, to celebrate International Women’s Day. One of the most decorated… Read the full press release

Qatari Diar and Katara Hospitality celebrated the 2019 National Sports Day with variety of special events

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatari Diar, in partnership with Katara Hospitality, organized the 2019 National Sports Day activities, at the Crescent Park in Lusail City. This year, the company organized many sports activities that support the concept of sport as a healthy lifestyle.  This is in line with HH Emir’s directives, and Qatar… Read the full press release

Marriott Golf raised a record of more than $65,000 for PGA REACH during the 3rd Annual Hit the Green for HOPE promotion

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators, announced that it raised a record of more than $65,000 last year for PGA REACH – the charitable foundation of the PGA of America—during the 3rdAnnual Hit the Green for HOPE promotion. The funds raised last year were… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Al Baker welcomes the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a serious review of the existing aviation regulatory framework

75 years on from the Chicago Convention, the Doha Declaration calls for a serious global review of its relevance today in the 21st Century DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls… Read the full press release

The city of Chicago announces $1 million in foundation support for the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre

First-of-its-kind in U.S., citywide initiative will shine a spotlight on Chicago’s vibrant theatre scene Chicago, IL, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel along with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the League of Chicago Theatres today (February 11, 2019) announced $1 million in foundation support for the 2019 Year… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo operates nine special flower charters covering five continents to meet additional demand for Valentine’s Day

Air cargo carrier operates nine special flower charters covering five continents in February to meet additional demand First direct flowers charters for Emirates SkyCargo from Nairobi to Sydney and from Quito to Los Angeles Over 50,000 tonnes of flowers exported by carrier in 2018 making an important economic contribution to local economies Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-13… Read the full press release

Composer John Tennison and a Texarkana native returns to his home town for a 17-hour free Texarkanon concert on March 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Texarkana native and composer, John Tennison (born 1968, and a graduate of Arkansas High School in 1986), is returning to his home town to premiere all 17 hours of his 36-movement Texarkanon (Symphony for a Single Unprepared Piano) on Saturday, March 2, at midnight, at the Arkansas Municipal… Read the full press release

Indy Airport to make Valentine’s Day even sweeter with treats from the South Bend Chocolate Company and a special performance from Indianapolis Ballet

Event ‘gives us another reason to gather and celebrate all that is Indianapolis’ INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Love will be in the air at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) on Feb. 14, as Indianapolis Ballet showcases a special performance in Civic Plaza to celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Six… Read the full press release