Lufthansa announces first traditional Bavarian costume flight to celebrate Oktoberfest

Fresh draft beer available on board again after 50 years to celebrate Oktoberfest  Lufthansa traditional costume flights taking off from Munich to New York, Singapore and Shanghai  “Leberkäse”, pretzels, white sausage available in Lufthansa Lounges during Oktoberfest COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa crews are soon taking off in traditional Bavarian costume… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport wins the overall World Routes 2018 Marketing Award

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — At the World Routes event in Guangzhou in China, Brussels Airport has won the overall World Routes 2018 Marketing Award, and also took home the World Routes Award in the category of 20 to 50 million passengers. Brussels Airport previously won this overall award in both 2012 and… Read the full press release

Emirates Airline is the Official Airline of the 2018 US Open

New York, NY, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Airline, for the seventh year in a row, is the Official Airline of the 2018 US Open, one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. From August 25 to September 9, Emirates engaged with guests and tennis fans through its sponsorship, providing a look into the award-winning… Read the full press release

South and Central America’s finest travel brands unveiled at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in South and Central America have been unveiled at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America Ceremony 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Winners at the red carpet gala evening included the ancient Incan city of Quito, which fended off stiff competition to be named “South America’s Leading… Read the full press release

marhaba lounge at Melbourne Airport marks its first anniversary

Premium quality lounge at Melbourne Airport for passengers of all airlines and travel classes Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — marhaba, one of the world’s fastest growing passenger services providers, celebrates the first anniversary of its Melbourne lounge. Offering excellent value services for passengers of all airlines and travel classes, the marhaba lounge has… Read the full press release

Dubai Shopping Festival 2019 – A Mecca for Shopaholics

NEW Delhi, India, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you one of those who make a long shopping list two months prior to a vacation? Or want everything at one place? If yes, then Dubai Shopping Festival is the best place for you to go, as you can check the items off your shopping… Read the full press release

South Arkansas’s largest arts & crafts show, the 50th annual Camden Barn Sale, on Saturday, Sept. 29

CAMDEN, Arkansas, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Experience the appeal of southern living at south Arkansas’s largest arts & crafts show, the 50th annual Camden Barn Sale, on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Camden, Arkansas (Oakland Street & Monticello Street). The Camden Barn Sale has grown into one of Arkansas’s major tourist attractions. Join thousands… Read the full press release

Hundreds of classic, muscle and specialty cars to be showcased for the 11th annual KCI Cruise Car Show at Kansas City International Airport on Saturday, September 22

To be Nationally Televised on Velocity Kansas City, MO, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is revving up for the KCI Cruise Night. On Saturday, September 22, the area east of Kansas City International Airport may look like a scene from the movie American Graffiti, as hundreds of classic, muscle and… Read the full press release

PATA held highly successful PATA Youth Symposium in Langkawi, Malaysia

LANGKAWI, Malaysia, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students’ Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the PATA Malaysia Chapter, Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark, took place on September 12, 2018 on the first day of PATA Travel… Read the full press release

PATA Travel Mart 2018 attracted over 1,400 delegates from 70 global destinations

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018), hosted by Malaysia, has attracted over 1,400 delegates from 70 global destinations. The delegate numbers embraced 389 sellers from 208 organisations and 33 destinations with local sellers comprising 32% of the total, along with 252 buyers from 241 organisations and 53 source markets. The Pacific… Read the full press release

Marco Polo German Bierfest honoured at the Marketing Events Awards 2018

Hong Kong, 2018-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly popular Marco Polo German Bierfest was honoured at the Marketing Events Awards organised by Marketing Magazine. On 19 July 2018, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel took home the silver award for “Best Event Team” at the Marketing Events Awards 2018 ceremony. Celebrating its 27th anniversary this… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to host the “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator” event at Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco

Airport convenes “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator” to lead carbon reduction in air transportation SAN FRANCISCO, California, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced an event for aviation industry partners and delegates during the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. The “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator”, to be held on Friday,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways GCEO and Chair of IATA Board of Governors H.E. Mr. Al Baker hosted IATA committee meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel, Doha

DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, yesterday hosted the Chair Committee meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as part of his role as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors. H.E. Mr. Al Baker was joined by fellow IATA Board… Read the full press release

More than 75,000 people expected to attend the Eat Real Festival at the Oakland waterfront this Friday through Sunday

More than 600,000 people have experienced the culinary adventure since 2009 Oakland, Calif., 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square’s biggest event of the year, Eat Real Festival, celebrates its 10th year at the Oakland waterfront this Friday through Sunday. More than 75,000 people are expected to attend the family-friendly festival with local food vendors,… Read the full press release

Nearly 200 delegates from U.S. and China at the 12th annual China – U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit in Hangzhou, China

HANGZHOU, CHINA, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, joined the newly formed Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China, to host the 12th annual China – U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit in Hangzhou, China, on September 9-10. The more than 70 U.S. delegates set… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority commemorates the seventeenth anniversary of the infamous tragedy that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001

Ceremony to remember, celebrate ‘collective strength of the American People’ Indianapolis, IN, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Sept. 11, 2018) the Indianapolis Airport Authority hosted a ceremony at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to commemorate the seventeenth anniversary of the infamous tragedy that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony, which included IAA… Read the full press release

UNWTO sees wine tourism as part of national tourism and rural development policies at the 3rd UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference in Moldova

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO called for wine tourism to be made part of national tourism and rural development policies at the 3rd UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (6-7 September 2018). The two days of discussions engaged experts from 30 countries and addressed UNWTO’s priority of enhancing… Read the full press release

Emirates played host to the stars at the 2018 US Open at The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates played host to the stars at the 2018 US Open at The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens in New York City. Celebrities joined Emirates in the private hospitality suite and cheered on tennis pros from the suite’s terrace with a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons invites runners, walkers, riders and skaters for the annual Terry Fox Run at Wilket Creek Park in Toronto

One of the world’s original Terry Fox Runs, this event alone has raised close to CAD 11 million for cancer research since 1981 Additional events organised by Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world also support local cancer research and care Toronto, Canada, 2018-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons invites runners, walkers, riders and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways presented in the Qatar-Germany Business and Investment Forum

Qatar Airways is proud to be a key driver of trade for the Qatar-Germany economic relationship The award-winning airline operates 35 weekly flights between Doha and Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to participate in the Qatar-Germany Business and Investment Forum, the ninth edition of the… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport announces landmark agreement for the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

First-ever memorandum linking airlines and fuel providers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions San Francisco, CA, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — As San Francisco prepares to host the Global Climate Action Summit, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 5, 2018) announced a landmark agreement for the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), a… Read the full press release

PATA announces a dynamic line up of speakers for the second Pacific Tourism Insights Conference

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a dynamic line up of speakers for the second Pacific Tourism Insights Conference (PTIC) at the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort in Apia, Samoa on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The event is organised in partnership with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) and generously hosted by… Read the full press release

EASA’s Annual Safety Conference ‘A Vision for the Future of General Aviation’, 6-7 Nov 2018 in Vienna, Austria

Cologne, Germany, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — EASA’s Annual Safety Conference ‘A Vision for the Future of General Aviation’ (6-7 Nov 2018 in Vienna/Austria) on safer, simpler and more affordable flying introduces the new era of innovation and sharing of airspace, flights in General Aviation The conference will launch a new European GA strategy focusing on safer,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the Main Partner of the Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair

Award-winning airline celebrates art as a universal language with the power to bring people together Qatar Airways operates triple-daily flights to Moscow and daily flights to St. Petersburg DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to be the Main Partner of the Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair, taking place this week… Read the full press release

Toronto Fall 2018 updates and happenings

TORONTO, CANADA, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Feel the cool air rush into Canada’s Downtown as fall descends on Canada’s largest city. While the leaves begin to change colour, Toronto continues to evolve with new city changes, restaurants, exhibits and fall-focused experiences! Read through our latest “What’s New” for a list of notable updates and… Read the full press release

VisitScotland highlights the importance of rural tourism economy at Aberdeenshire seminar

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Highlighting the importance of the rural tourism economy was the focus of a seminar organised by VisitScotland and attended by around 70 representatives from businesses in the east of Aberdeenshire. The imposing 800-year-old fortress of Fyvie Castle was the backdrop to the agri-tourism event, at which delegates… Read the full press release

The next PATA Youth Symposium ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’ to take place on September 12 in Langkawi, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’, will take place on the first day of PATA Travel Mart 2018 on Wednesday, September 12 at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) in Langkawi, Malaysia. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development… Read the full press release

Winners unveiled at World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 in Hong Kong

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Asia and Australasia’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 in Hong Kong. Winners at the red carpet gala evening included Vietnam, which fended off stiff competition to be named “Asia’s Leading Destination”. Meanwhile Sydney, with its iconic cityscapes and… Read the full press release

Five Oakwood Worldwide properties recognized at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (SEPTEMBER 4, 2018) announced that it has been recognized at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 with top honors for five of its properties. At the event, held at the InterContinental Grand Stanford in Hong Kong on September… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive presented at the International Aviation Summit

H.E. Mr. Al Baker speaks at CEO Plenary Session: ‘Can India be a global aviation leader?’ Address highlights Qatar Airways’ growing relationship with India, India’s role in becoming a global aviation leader and approaches for the sustainable growth of Indian aviation DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His… Read the full press release