Bristol Airport announces donation to Aviation Action charity

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A charity set up to provide support to people in the aviation industry has received its first major donation from Bristol Airport. Aviation Action was formed in May and provides a range of support including well-being and mental health coaching, furlough and redundancy guidance, CV writing and help… Read the full press release

The European Food Summit to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 7th to 9th November

The European Food Summit, one of the leading European culinary events is returning to Ljubljana, Slovenia in November.  Balkans, Slovenia , 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — World’s top chefs and extraordinary individuals from the culinary, art and media fields, making the world a better place through the future of food, are coming to Slovenia… Read the full press release

Voting now open for World Travel Awards 2020 programme

London, UK, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) is calling on industry professionals and consumers worldwide to vote for the finest travel and tourism brands in the world. Voting is now open for Africa, Asia, Europe, Indian Ocean, North America, Middle East and Oceania. Meanwhile, organisations wishing to enter the WTA 2020 programme can… Read the full press release

Sofitel invites music lovers to ‘Live The French Way’ by participating in Fête de la Musique activations

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As many parts of the world begin to reopen and travelers think about heading out on summer escapes, Sofitel is paying homage to its roots by inviting passionate music lovers worldwide to celebrate Fête de la Musique through exclusive activations and a dedicated social media campaign throughout… Read the full press release

SITA: Technology is key to help airports and airlines safely resume operations

Flexible border solutions and low-touch experiences to aid compliance and confidence in travel Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today (11 June 2020) sheds new light on how technology is helping airports and airlines safely resume operations and help implement new hygiene measures to… Read the full press release

World Tourism Organization’s Regional Commission for Africa members virtually meet to plan for recovery and resilience

Africa, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Recovery and resilience were the central themes as the members of the World Tourism Organization’s Regional Commission for Africa (CAF) met for the 63rd time today (9 JUN 20). Reflecting the extraordinary circumstances, the meeting was held virtually, bringing together Ministers of Tourism from across the region with representatives… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: The June edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available online

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The June edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. Now is the best time to rediscover Arkansas! With safety as a top concern of the summer, more… Read the full press release

PATA launches an online event that brings together travel trade businesses worldwide

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Dream to Travel Festival, an online event that brings together travel trade businesses worldwide to learn, network, and celebrate the power of travel during these challenging times. The virtual event, unifying the travel trade through the infinite… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International president and CEO Patrick Pacious to speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Patrick Pacious, president and chief executive officer at Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), will speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2. Mr. Pacious’ remarks will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be webcast live. To join the live webcast, please… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® to hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders virtually

NEW YORK, NY, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), an Internet media company that publishes exclusive offers and experiences for members, announced today (May 12, 2020) that due to the ongoing public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to support the health and well-being of its stockholders, the Annual Meeting of Stockholders… Read the full press release

UNWTO names Spanish football legend Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today (11 MAY 2020) designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. In a virtual ceremony, the goalkeeper pledged to promote the universal benefits of tourism. During the ceremony, which was held by video… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG held first virtual Annual General Meeting

Shareholders submitted 246 questions in advance Five Supervisory Board members are up for election Suspension of dividend proposed COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The 67th Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Lufthansa AG began punctually at 10.00 a.m. today (05-MAY-2020). For the first time, it is being held virtually, thus taking into account… Read the full press release

Lufthansa’s first virtual Annual General Meeting attended by 10,000 shareholders; Broad majority on all agenda items

Around 10,000 shareholders attend the first virtual annual general meeting online Astrid Stange, Erich Clementi, Dr. Thomas Enders and Harald Krüger elected to the Supervisory Board, Stephan Sturm re-elected Broad majority on all agenda items COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Some 10,000 shareholders followed today’s (05-MAY-2020) Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Lufthansa… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office recognized tourism industry partners at 37th annual National Travel and Tourism Week

Denver, Colorado, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) is marking the 37th annual National Travel and Tourism Week, May 3-9, 2020, by highlighting organizations that have taken extraordinary steps to support their communities and others in addressing unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Though tourism is widely recognized as the industry… Read the full press release

Full lineup for The JetStream Music Festival announced

Erlanger, KY, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The JetStream Music Festival, taking place on Wednesday, May 6 at 6:00 p.m. EST, is an online celebration of music between 23 North American airports, including the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). The stream will take place on Facebook Live and will feature performances from musicians representing… Read the full press release

CVG to participate in online celebration of local music, JetStream Music Festival

Erlanger, KY, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For one night only, more than a dozen airports across North America will come together for the JetStream Music Festival, an online celebration of local music. Hosted by Austin-Bergstrom International Airport from the “Live Music Capital of the World” in Austin, Texas, the free, multi-hour livestream will… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport Resumes Opening for Next Phase of Harvey Milk Terminal 1

Next section of new terminal activated with changes for JetBlue, Southwest passengers SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that the opening of the next phase of Harvey Milk Terminal 1 will resume after a postponement caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The Airport has remained open… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai shares tips on how to re-create its lavish Mother’s Day experience at home

Resort craftspeople provide brunch recipes, at-home entertaining tips, and a decadent spa treatment to create a five-star Mother’s Day, with a touch of aloha Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai encourages guests to re-create the Resort’s lavish Mother’s Day experience at home – from hosting a decadent brunch (with virtual guests)… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings announces the nomination of Bob van Dijk for election to its Board

Robert Mylod Jr. to Assume the Role of Chairman of the Board Charles H. Noski to Assume the Role of Lead Independent Director NORWALK, Conn., 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (April 24, 2020) announced that it has nominated Bob van Dijk, Chief Executive… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives partners with the NOW Force for Good Alliance and EarthCheck to mark Earth Day 2020

Republic of Maldives, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Whatever the future holds, one thing is certain: there is much to learn and much to do. At a time of immense change – when we are revising what it means to be a global community – Four Seasons Resorts Maldives is marking Earth Day 2020 by announcing a… Read the full press release

City of Chicago and DCASE announce cancellation of events and festivals due to the COVID-19 crisis

Chicago, IL, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With regret, the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today (April 21, 2020) announced the cancellation of four beloved annual events and what would have been a new citywide celebration of music. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Chicago Memorial Day Parade… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport trials new water filtration system to mark Earth Day

Edmonton, AB, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is embracing Earth Day and its support of local innovation by testing a new water filtration system to release clean water back into the local eco-system. The airport is working with Alberta-based company Swirltex to use its new filtration membrane technology at the airport’s storm… Read the full press release

Earth Day 50th anniversary: Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas showcases some of its most impactful green initiatives worldwide

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In honour of this milestone, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas turns the lens on its sustainability champions with the release of a short video showcasing some of the company’s most impactful green initiatives worldwide. From reef rehabilitation to elephant conservation, Anantara’s… Read the full press release

The San Francisco International Airport postpones opening of the next phase of Harvey Milk Terminal 1

Airport remains open, but next section of new terminal will not be activated for at least 4 weeks SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that the opening of the next phase of Harvey Milk Terminal 1 will be postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The… Read the full press release

Entries to the PATA Gold Awards 2020 now accepted

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel and tourism industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the PATA Gold Awards 2020. The deadline for submissions is May 14, 2020. The PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Presentation will… Read the full press release

UNWTO creates Global Tourism Crisis Committee

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a high-level virtual meeting yesterday, bringing together key UN agencies, the chairs of its Executive Council and Regional Commissions, and private sector leaders. Tourism is the economic sector that has been hardest hit by COVID-19 and all participants accepted an invitation… Read the full press release

“Discover Arkansas” March edition now available online

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The March edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. Spring break is upon us! We’re highlighting five active spring break destinations for you to enjoy, as well… Read the full press release

British Airways’ Sport Relief achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ week of Sport Relief fundraising events has taken off today (March 06, 2020) by achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team (mixed), made up of colleagues and sporting celebrities. British Airways’ support for Sport Relief… Read the full press release

LUX* North Malé Atoll Resort & Villas offers an exciting Easter programme

Male, Maldives, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Escape to a whimsical world inspired by Alice in Wonderland at LUX* North Malé Atoll Resort & Villas this Easter. Since the resort opened in February 2019, LUX* North Malé Atoll has been bringing larger-than-life parties to guests – this Easter will see some of the most memorable… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Vittaveli celebrates International Women’s Day with a host of special activities

Male, Maldives, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Following this year’s theme of the International Women’s Day, #EachForEqual, Jumeirah Vittaveli will be celebrating the success of all the talented women around the world with a host of special activities on offer for everyone. All female in house guests will have the opportunity to start and end… Read the full press release