Phuket to host the 19th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time, the idyllic Southern Thai island resort of Phuket is to be the venue of the annual B2B trade show, the 19th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2020. To be organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) between 1-3… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to host Chinese New Year celebrations and announces flights to Shanghai in March

ear of the Rat sees Manchester Airport commence services to Shanghai in March Huge boost to the 183,000 people across the North who travel there via other means Business and trade boom predicted as existing Chinese routes have already seen a 38% increase in Chinese visitors, average spend per visit increasing by 94% and export… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism marks National Plan for Vacation Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — National Plan for Vacation Day is January 28, and travel experts say now is the time to start thinking about 2020 travel plans. More than half of American workers (55%) failed to use all their time off in 2018, according to the U.S. Travel Association. That’s… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: Oaklawn kicks off its 116th live racing season this Friday, January 24

HOT SPRINGS, AR, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Oaklawn kicks off its 116th live racing season this Friday, January 24 with a special 12:30 p.m. first post. The 57-day season is highlighted by a record $35 million in total purses, 33 stakes races, including four $1 million stakes, new promotions, and more infield days. Opening… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Montreux Jazz Festival expand partnership to launch Fairmont World Tour

After a successful European pilot, the brands have expanded their partnership globally with the launch of the Fairmont World Tour  PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a world-leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the launch of its global partnership with the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF)…. Read the full press release

Five local schools enjoyed a STEM-packed day at Gatwick Airport Roadshow in Dorking

Five local schools enjoyed an action-packed day easyJet and Surrey Police among partners present along with 40 Gatwick volunteers The series of roadshows will continue to its fourth roadshow in West Sussex in March LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — One thousand pupils from five local schools visited a Gatwick Airport Roadshow at… Read the full press release

Lancôme Pop-Up store launches at a Chinese New Year themed opening ceremony of Shop Qatar festival at Hamad International Airport

The launch was marked by a spectacular performance of Chinese lion dancers Lancôme will offer a magical experience on the pop-up and will reveal its Advanced Genefique Serum in a limited-edition red bottle until March 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and Qatar Airways,… Read the full press release

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead launches new wellness retreat at its Waldorf Astoria Spa

ATLANTA, GA, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is pleased to announce the launch of a new wellness retreat taking place at its Waldorf Astoria Spa, hosted in conjunction with two of Atlanta’s leading yoga and mindfulness experts. Launching on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, ‘THRIVE,’ the self-love retreat will focus on mental, physical and spiritual… Read the full press release

Norwegian recognized with two awards at The Aviation 100 Awards

Airline wins CFO / Treasury Team of the Year and the Aviation 100 Equity Deal of the Year Norwegian recognised for multiple milestones throughout 2019 as airline continues strategic change moving from growth to profitability LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian received two coveted accolades at The Aviation 100 Awards held in… Read the full press release

City of Chicago opens applications for the 2020 CityArts Program

Arts and Culture Organizations of All Sizes May Apply for General Operating Grants or Project Grants That Support the 2020 Year of Chicago Music Chicago, IL, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are pleased to announce that applications are now open for… Read the full press release

Enjoy romantic dining options and specially curated set menus this Valentine’s Day at Hilton Singapore

Surprise beloved ones with a romantic Italian sky dining experience or a sizzling evening of grilled specialties and a collector’s series of artisanal sweets from D9 Cakery SINGAPORE, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Revel in the season of love with a plethora of romantic dining options and specially curated set menus this February 1… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office gears up for the seven-day Spring Festival Golden Week

Macao, China, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With the seven-day Spring Festival Golden Week (24th — 30th January) arriving soon, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is gearing up for the festive period with a diversity of proactive measures such as offering a forecast of visitor flows at major attractions via the “smart application for visitor flows”,… Read the full press release

Emirates to treat guests with specially curated selection of festive goodies and traditional Chinese fare

Savour a selection of festive treats on the ground and in the skies Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers flying with Emirates to and from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia & Vietnam are in for a treat this Lunar New Year. Available for a limited time only, a specially curated selection… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 recognized Caribbean’s best of the best

The Bahamas, Caribbean, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in the Caribbean have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in The Bahamas. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 to find out who amongst them had been crowned best of the best…. Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways earns the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President, received the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020 (Airline & Aviation) from the World HRD Congress. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways commented that, “We are honored to be recognized and given this prestigious award. At Bangkok Airways,… Read the full press release

The Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère to host 50th World Economic Forum

Curtain about to go up on the World Economic Forum at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — From 21 to 24 January, all eyes will once again be on Davos as visitors gather for the 50th World Economic Forum. No other event attracts so many high-profile political… Read the full press release

#BitesAtBWI event showcased the wide variety of restaurants at BWI Marshall Airport

Baltimore, MD, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Dozens of area foodie bloggers and social media personalities sampled offerings from 11 BWI Marshall Airport restaurants on Thursday evening. The #BitesAtBWI event showcased the wide variety of restaurants at BWI Marshall Airport. Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst of Silver Diner served as guest host of the… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin announces winners of ITB BookAwards 2020

Prize winners include: Andrea Wulf, Paul Theroux, Robert Macfarlane, Wilfried Erdmann, Arnulf Conradi, Robert Bösch, Michael Poliza and Klaus Wolfsperger Berlin, Germany, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year, ITB Berlin honours the latest and most interesting specialist travel publications from Germany and abroad. The presentation of the ITB BookAwards 2020 will take place… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines addS more flight options for football fans traveling to the big game in South Florida

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 20, 2020) added more flight options on Southwest.com for football fans traveling to the big game in South Florida. On Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, Southwest will offer the following nonstop service for fans traveling: From Kansas City to Ft. Lauderdale: Five nonstop flights… Read the full press release

Gulfstream to host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020

Engagements Aim To Further Opportunities For Collaboration And Feedback SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s Customer Support organization will host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020, including its biennial Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meetings, several operators forums and a flight operations forum. “These… Read the full press release

Renee Robison and Wayne Woods to be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center, and Wayne Woods, co-founder of CJRW, will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during a noon luncheon Monday, March 2, at the 46th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference will be held… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: U.S. Civil Rights Trail marks its second anniversary

Initiative highlights Arkansas sites and links more than 100 landmarks across the U.S. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors can literally walk in the footsteps of civil rights history thanks to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, which marks its second anniversary on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20, 2020. Central… Read the full press release

UNWTO joins the international tourism community in its earthquake relief efforts in Albania

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The international tourism community, led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has shown their solidarity with Albania as the country works to recover from the November 2019 earthquake. The earthquake of 26 November resulted in a large number of victims and caused unprecedented damage to buildings, infrastructure… Read the full press release

UNWTO delivered a successful training seminar on implementing the International Tourism Marketing Strategy for the Yunnan Province of China

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A delegation from UNWTO visited Kunming to deliver a training seminar on implementing the International Tourism Marketing Strategy designed for the Yunnan Province of China. The strategy was designed by UNWTO experts in partnership with the Yunnan Provincial Tourism Department. Now, with the province working to grow… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveiled the newest aircraft in its fleet and new destination plans for 2020 at the Kuwait Aviation Show

Eight additional destinations to join the airline’s network in 2020: Nur-Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan; Cebu, Philippines; Accra, Ghana; Trabzon, Turkey; Luanda, Angola; Lyon, France and Siem Reap, Cambodia Award-winning airline displayed its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 alongside its state-of-the-art Gulfstream G500 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the… Read the full press release

FC Bayern München held winter training in Doha for the tenth consecutive year

Qatar Airways is sponsor of the five-time European champions The German football champions held their winter training in Doha for the tenth consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — FC Bayern München men’s senior team spent last week in Qatar at their annual winter training camp. The German champions were based at… Read the full press release

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk invites all chefs for the 39th annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is calling all chefs for the 39th annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off. The popular fund-raiser for Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department is a two-day event, with amateur chefs competing on Saturday, February 22 and professional chefs on Sunday, February 23,… Read the full press release

AHLA unveils its 2020 Officers, Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Choice Hotels Joins AHLA; 10 Largest Hotel Companies Now Represented Pebblebrook’s Bortz Appointed Chair WASHINGTON, USA, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on record levels of membership and engagement, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (January 13, 2020) welcomed Choice Hotels International, Inc., into membership and unveiled its 2020 Officers, Board of… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels pays tribute to the Lady in Red

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Providing a genuinely personalised and intuitive guest experience based on cultural empathy, guest intelligence and an understanding of each individual guest’s needs is the role of the iconic Lady in Red, a highly emblematic position created by Kempinski Hotels ten years back. As this unique brand ambassador… Read the full press release

Registration now open for Walter Peak High Country Farm Run

Southland, New Zealand, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Registrations are open for the first-ever Walter Peak High Country Farm run, to be held in Queenstown on the decade’s first leap day – Saturday 29 February 2020. This fun event for the whole family includes a TSS Earnslaw Cruise Finishers Medal for each participant plus… Read the full press release