Sustainability, digitalization and mobility highlighted at The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for collective efforts in overcoming current challenges that mountain destinations are facing to adapt to new consumer trends and market changes, to address seasonality by diversifying tourism products in an… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin will devote an international platform to Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) segment for the first time

High exhibitor demand – some 10,000 exhibiting companies from 181 countries and regions – Malaysia is the Official Partner Country – ITB to announce the launch of ITB India 2020 – New Technology, Tours & Activities segment – Also new: the ITB Virtual Reality Lab – ITB Berlin Convention: high-ranking international speakers – Environmental sustainability,… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes its first Cabin Crew Apprentices to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week

British Airways welcomes its first ever Cabin Crew Apprentices this week The airline is also taking on almost 50 former Monarch Engineering Apprentices Seven apprenticeship programmes are now open for applications LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, British Airways is welcoming its first Cabin Crew Apprentices… Read the full press release

British Airways marked International Wheelchair Day by upgrading a number of customers to Club World (Business)

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways celebrated International Wheelchair Day by upgrading a number of customers on long-haul flights from its World Traveller cabin (economy) to Club World (Business). The gestures are part of the airline’s #BAMagic100 campaign; British Airways’ commitment to mark its Centenary year with 100 acts of kindness. The… Read the full press release

CDA releases schedule of career fairs for 2019

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today released a schedule of career fairs it will host throughout the City of Chicago in 2019. A series of citywide career fairs will help connect residents with job and career opportunities powered by O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The 2019 career… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to unveil its enhanced Economy Class product at ITB Berlin 2019

The exhibition, taking place from 6-10 March 2019, will showcase the airline’s latest product developments, innovative technology and design Visitors to ITB Berlin are invited to Qatar Airways’ stand to experience the airline’s world-renowned hospitality DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will unveil its enhanced… Read the full press release

Rachid Hanbali’s exhibition showcasing the beauty of Morocco at Four Seasons Resort Marrakech

To start the year in style, art lovers are invited to discover the new Rachid Hanbali’s exhibition showcasing the beauty of Morocco Marrakech, Morocco, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate his artistic return to Morocco, the painter Rachid Hanbali takes over Four Seasons Resort Marrakech. Originally from Morocco and now living between London and… Read the full press release

‘PATA Human Capacity Building Programme’ with the theme Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management from April 17-18, 2019 in Sabah, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management will be the theme of the upcoming ‘PATA Human Capacity Building Programme’ in Sabah, Malaysia. Hosted by the Sabah Tourism Board (STB), the two-day intensive workshop will be held on April 17-18, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu. “Global economic losses… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin: First ITB Virtual Reality Lab to highlight the prospects for VR and AR in tourism

First ITB Virtual Reality Lab at the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show – In Hall 10.2 experts highlight the prospects for VR and AR in tourism and offer an insight into the latest technologies and projects – Visitors can explore ITB Berlin with Pokémon GO Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Virtual Reality instead of… Read the full press release

Basque Culinary Center and UNWTO to co-organize the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in San Sebastián, Spain, 2-3 May 2019

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) are co-organizing the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism, on 2-3 May 2019 in San Sebastián, Spain. The Forum is supported by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism of Spain, the Basque Government, the Provincial… Read the full press release

IATA at AVSEC World conference in Miami: stakeholders must focus on global standards, information-sharing, risk-based analysis and emerging threats to secure aviation

Miami, FL, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast doubling of passenger demand to reach 8.2 billion by 2037. “Flying is secure. But keeping it that way… Read the full press release

KUTX Live at Four Seasons Hotel Austin to benefit the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, March 13-16, 2019

Eclectic mix includes Wyclef Jean, Patty Griffin, Steve Earle and Andrew Bird Austin, U.S.A, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — South by Southwest’s longest running event aimed at locals will return next month as Four Seasons Hotel Austin joins together with KUTX 98.9, the Austin Music Experience, for four days of live performances benefiting the Health Alliance… Read the full press release

Silversea’s Tale of Tales World Cruise 2019 continues to entertain guests with range of enrichments events—both onboard and shoreside

Monaco, France, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea’s guests continue to enjoy a range of enrichments aboard the Tale of Tales World Cruise 2019, including a range of enrichment events—both onboard and shoreside— including fascinating lectures from the voyage’s esteemed ‘Tale Tellers.’ Pico Iyer, Saroo Brierley, Harold Koda, and Laksmi Pamuntjak have each joined the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition with a fashion show on board its state-of-the-art G650 private jet

The National Carrier of the State of Qatar hosted a stylish event on board the airline’s ultra-modern Qatar Executive G650 private jet, showcasing stunning pieces by Chinese designers Grace Chen and Beau Han Xu DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate this year’s Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), Qatar Airways hosted… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport outstanding young heroes at Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — County Clare’s bravest and most outstanding young, unsung heroes have been honoured at the fourth annual Shannon Airport sponsored Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards in Ennis. The roll of honour included two Special Achievement, two Individual, one Community Safety and two Youth Group awards, which went to teenagers… Read the full press release

Emirates to showcase its Airbus A380 at the first ever Saudi International Airshow

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be showcasing its flagship Airbus A380 for two days at the first ever Saudi International Airshow. The popular double-decker aircraft will be on display on March 12th and 13th at Al Thumamah Airport in Riyadh, giving visitors the opportunity to tour its interior and experience its… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports celebrates Kuwait National Day

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports has participated in the celebration of Kuwait National Day, which falls on February 25. Travelers from Kuwait passing through Abu Dhabi International Airport were welcomed with Kuwaiti flags, an assortment of sweets and other activities. The special Kuwait National Day activities come… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin: global medical tourism industry is currently worth around 100 billion dollars; Forecasts for 2025 see growth reaching up to 25 per cent

Increase in international exhibitors at the Medical Tourism Pavilion – Presentations and discussion rounds on new trends and developments in the medical tourism market – New: meeting place of the European Medical Buyers’ Initiative Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The world of medical tourism has long become globalised: according to the latest report… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its centenary with British European Airways livery

British European Airways (BEA) will be the next heritage livery to take to the skies on an Airbus 319 Aircraft goes in to the paint bay this weekend, and will return to Heathrow next month News comes after crowds gather to watch arrival of the BOAC Boeing 747 on Monday Heritage liveries entering service as… Read the full press release

The Scottish National Surfing Championships secures funding from EventScotland’s National Programme Fund

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A competition which brings surfers from across Scotland to compete for a national title has been successful in securing funding from EventScotland’s National Programme Fund. The Scottish National Surfing Championships, which take place from 19 – 22 April in Thurso, aim to bring surfers from across Scotland… Read the full press release

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