VisitBritain/VisitEngland highlighted importance of British gardens to tourism during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The importance of British gardens to tourism is being highlighted by VisitBritain/VisitEngland during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as part of the national tourism agency’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2019. VisitBritain/VisitEngland is this year supporting the RHS Bridgewater Feature Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, hosting an… Read the full press release

Port of New York and New Jersey’s Council on Port Performance holds career awareness event

New York City, New York, United States, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A career awareness event, sponsored by the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Council on Port Performance, will be held on Wednesday, May 15. The event will provide students, who are undecided about a career path, the opportunity to explore a variety… Read the full press release

AIR PARTNER TO EXHIBIT AT IMEX AND ARRANGE HOSTED BUYER FLIGHTS FOR EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Gatwick, UK, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is working with IMEX to arrange all hosted buyer flights for the 2019 exhibition in Frankfurt for the eighth consecutive year. IMEX is the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, and this year is taking place from 21 to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches new TVC campaign highlights the pinnacle event in women’s team sports: the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™

Airline’s exciting new campaign highlights the pinnacle event in women’s team sports, taking place 7 June – 7 July 2019 in France The expressive new film features one of the most famous faces from the world of football, Neymar, and conveys the excitement generated in the run-up to the tournament DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-17 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Arkansas Summer Shakedown brings 5 bands together at George’s Majestic in Fayetteville

LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Five of the region’s best bands are coming together on June 7 for the Arkansas Summer Shakedown, an exclusive showcase at George’s Majestic in Fayetteville. Included in the lineup are deFrance, Jamie Lou & the Hullabaloo, Dazz & Brie, Atlantis Aquarius, Foggy Bobcat, with Dylan Earl on… Read the full press release

Hershey announces this year’s Live On The Lawn entertainment lineup

Hershey, PA, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s time to break out the picnic blankets and lawn chairs. Live On The Lawn is back! Cocoa Beanery in Hershey is excited to kick off the summer with the return of the popular outdoor concert series. Beginning May 23 and running through Oct. 10, guests of all… Read the full press release

AC Hotels makes the European debut of the global thought leadership series AC Unpacked: A Conversation at AC Hotel Manchester City Centre

The AC Unpacked: A Conversation Series from AC Hotels by Marriott® Had Its European Debut in Manchester, UK Future Iterations of the Global Series are Planned For South Africa, California and Peru Manchester, UK, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — AC Hotels, the carefully-curated lifestyle brand from Marriott International, marked the European debut of the… Read the full press release

British Airways signs the Time to Change employer pledge

British Airways has signed Time to Change mental health pledge TV fashion stylist Gok Wan shared how he overcame his mental health struggles and urges others to talk more about how they’re feeling Pledge comes as British Airways is named the airline Brits would be most proud to work for LONDON, UK, 2019-May-16 — /Travel… Read the full press release

CDA and AAAE open registration for the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference! The conference, returning to Chicago November 3-6, will convene global aviation and airport professionals for this year’s theme, Destination: Sustainable Airports, highlighting… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways serves Iftar meal during the Holy Month of Ramadan

Customers breaking their fast on board will receive Iftar meals on selected routes DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to continue its tradition of supporting passengers who are fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan and breaking their fast on board by serving a delicious Iftar meal consisting of… Read the full press release

Emirates’ newest A380 aircraft performed a low level flypast over The Formula 1® Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona

Airline’s iconic double decker thrills crowds with flypast at the First European Grand Prix of the 2019 season DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Formula 1® Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona got off to a spectacular start yesterday when Emirates’ newest A380 aircraft performed a low level flypast over the race track… Read the full press release

A record number of more than 5,000 runners joined British Airways Run Gatwick event

Dina Asher-Smith, Helen Skelton and Colin Jackson CBE turned out to support runners This year, runners can choose to virtually run the race from anywhere in the world LONDON, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the overwhelming success of last year’s British Airways Run Gatwick, which raised £10,000 for Flying Start, the second race… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Hongyuan Holdings Group create joint venture

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL)  and Hongyuan Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (Hongyuan Group) agreed on April 8, 2019 to establish JAL Hongyuan Co., Ltd. (JAL Hongyuan), which will be a joint venture to support distribution channels between Japanese companies and EC businesses in China. JAL and Hongyuan… Read the full press release

ADVENTURE CYCLING LAUNCHES 1,200-MILE ARKANSAS HIGH COUNTRY ROUTE

LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arkansas High Country Route (ARHCR), 1,200 miles of mixed-surface cycling through the hills and hollers of one of the country’s premier cycling destinations, launched May 1. Created by Adventure Cycling Association, this route brings the national cycling organization’s total network mileage to 48,608 miles of carefully… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Modern introduce Turkey’s modern art in the Turkish Airlines Lounge at Istanbul Airport

Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A selection from the Istanbul Modern Collection can be seen at the Turkish Airlines Lounge in the airline’s brand new hub, Istanbul Airport. Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Modern entered into a cooperation to introduce Turkey’s modern art to the world. A selection from the Istanbul Museum of Modern… Read the full press release

UNWTO holds successful 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in the Spanish city of San Sebastian

San Sebastian, Spain, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Around 500 participants from 90 countries are attending the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in the Spanish city of San Sebastian (2-3 May), hosted by the Basque Culinary Center (BCC). This year’s event centers on the contribution of gastronomy tourism to job creation and to the… Read the full press release

British Airways announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (May 03, 2019) announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge. British Airways celebrates its centenary this year, a landmark in aviation. To mark this, the airline’s BA 2119: Flight of the Future programme is exploring the next 100 years in aviation for… Read the full press release

The next PATA Youth Symposium will take place in Cebu, Philippines on Thursday, May 9

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, will take place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at the Radisson Blu Cebu in Cebu, Philippines. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee, the Symposium is generously… Read the full press release

Colombia hosts UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure: Scaling Up

A national innovation forum Connecting the key players of the tourism innovation ecosystem Scaling up disruptive business models Cartagena de Indias ,Colombia, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure: Scaling Up´ organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of the Colombian government, gathered 700 participants from around the world…. Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Celebrates Major Milestones and 80 Years of ‘Stand-Out’ Success at 65th Annual Convention

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) marks its 80th anniversary by bringing together more than 5,000 hotel owners, general managers, and hotel staff for the company’s 65th annual convention in Las Vegas. Over the next three days, Choice leaders will present a vision for the future of the business and celebrate the… Read the full press release

Seattle Pride today announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade

Alaska Employees to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and 45th Anniversary of Seattle Pride SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle Pride today (Apr 30, 2019) announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade. Hundreds of Alaska employees will help lead the June 30 pride march and celebration, culminating at… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei marks its five-year anniversary with The FANtastic Five room package

HongKong, China, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — This May, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is celebrating its five-year presence in the city. From 18 May to 30 June 2019, the hotel invites guests to the award-winning property to enjoy a range of fabulous privileges from accommodation offers to dining experiences, to mark this milestone. The FANtastic Five room… Read the full press release

The city of Chicago announces lineup of 82 eateries for the world’s largest free-admission food festival

Taste of Chicago welcomes 37 new Chicago-based restaurants, food trucks and shared kitchens  The free-admission festival offers food, music, arts and more this July 10–14 in Grant Park Chicago, IL, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced the lineup of 82… Read the full press release

MGTO hosted a dialogue session with local youths at the 7th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo

Macao, China, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) hosted a dialogue session between local youths and Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes at the 7th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (referred to as “MITE”) yesterday (27 April). Youth organizations under the tutelage of five of MITE’s co-organizers keenly participated in the genuine… Read the full press release

Emirates welcomed His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to its stand at the Arabian Travel Market 2019

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the Official Airline of the 2019 Arabian Travel Market, welcomed His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation and President of the UAE National Olympic Committee to its stand on the first day of the… Read the full press release

Emirates presents design and visitor experience concepts of its pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Airline breaks ground with construction of mobility inspired pavilion Rich visitor experience planned around future of air travel Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today (28 April 2019) unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the 6 month… Read the full press release

dnata named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2019 Air Cargo News Awards for the 5th consecutive time

Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 5th consecutive time, dnata has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2019 Air Cargo News Awards. The award, which has long been recognised as the preeminent accolade in the air cargo industry, was accepted by Ross Marino, Senior Vice President of dnata’s International… Read the full press release

dnata recognized with four awards at the 2019 World Travel Awards

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has won four accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards earning the titles of Middle East’s Leading Corporate Travel Company; Middle East’s Leading Airline GSA (general sales agent); United Arab Emirates’ Leading Travel Agency and Abu Dhabi’s Leading Travel Agency. The awards were accepted by dnata’s senior executives at a gala dinner… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: A 3D reconstruction of the tomb of Robert the Bruce to go on display at Dunfermline Abbey Church

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of Historic Environment Scotland (HES), presented the half-scale model of the lost tomb at an event in the Abbey Church today (Friday 26 April). The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce, a collaborative project between HES’s predecessor bodies and the Centre for Digital… Read the full press release

Banyan Tree Mayakoba and Rosewood Mayakoba to highlight culinary expertise of Manhattan-based chefs Bryce Shuman and P.J. Calapa this Memorial Day weekend

New York City Chefs Bryce Shuman and P.J. Calapa To Co-Create Inspired Menus with Hosts Rosewood Mayakoba’s Director of Culinary Operations Chef Juan Pablo Loza and Banyan Tree Mayakoba Executive Chef Alfonso de la Dehesa. Riviera Maya, Mexico, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — This Memorial Day weekend, Wine & Food Festival is partnering with Banyan Tree… Read the full press release