CVG and ArtsWave to showcase the region’s extensive and diverse array of arts and culture at the airport

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling through Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) this year? If so, you may get to experience “ArtsWave Presents,” a live arts and entertainment program continuing in 2019 that showcases the region’s extensive and diverse array of arts and culture at the airport. Performances are scheduled on peak travel… Read the full press release

SFO announces new exhibition illuminating the extraordinary world of insects

The new exhibition illuminates the extraordinary world of insects through the collection of the Essig Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Berkeley SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Insects are the most diverse macroscopic organisms on the planet. Researchers have identified over one million species of insects and estimate that… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces cooperation with Chinese cargo hubs to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport will cooperate closely with two major Chinese cargo hubs, in order to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary. This is the main goal of the cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) signed during the “Belt and Road Forum” summit held in Beijing. Budapest Airport has… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Orbital Education announce the Official Opening of the Oryx International School at Mesaimeer campus

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and the Orbital Education Chairman welcomed VIPs and visitors to the state-of-the-art education facility during the opening event on Sunday 28 April 2019 Oryx International School is at the heart of the Qatar Airways community, providing five-star academic opportunities DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and… Read the full press release

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, GVB Board of Director named as the 2019 PATA Face of the Future

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flori-Anne dela Cruz, youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today (April 25, 2019) named as the 2019 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open to young tourism professionals in the Asia Pacific region. Dr Mario Hardy, CEO of the Pacific Asia… Read the full press release

Emirates’ signature Ramadan service to begin on May 5th

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ signature Ramadan service is expected to begin on May 5th to coincide with the start of the Holy month. During Ramadan, the airline expects to serve 1 million dates to customers during iftar and suhoor, both on board and on the ground in Dubai. Emirates’ Ramadan… Read the full press release

Green Concessions Make Every Day Earth Day at Chicago’s Airports

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Those who work in the sustainability departments of airports frequently talk about their vision for sustainable airports. It starts with passengers taking public transportation to the terminals and using paperless check-in processes, before enjoying a cup of sustainably-sourced coffee, served in a compostable cup, stirred with a bamboo… Read the full press release

CDA: The 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference will return to Chicago this fall, November 3-6

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the  American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today (04/23/2019) announced the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference will return to Chicago this fall, November 3-6.  The conference will convene aviation and airport professionals from around the world for this year’s theme, Destination: Sustainable Airports,… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches the “Bike for Miles” giveaway to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Bike to Work Day

First 500 participants will receive 5,000 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles, enough for a free one-way flight between select cities SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Bike to Work Day on May 9 – and encourage more local residents to commute on two wheels – Alaska Airlines… Read the full press release

IHG named as the official hotel and hotel loyalty partner for the US Open Tennis Championships

One of the world’s leading hotel companies joins forces with United States Tennis Association (USTA) in new multiyear agreement Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts (IHG®), a leader in luxury travel, and the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today (22 APRIL 2019) announce a new partnership that names IHG as the official… Read the full press release

Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi gears up to host the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to Yas Island’s series of world-class attractions, is stepping up to host the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 on Thursday 25 April. The gala ceremony will be the premier gathering of the Arabian hospitality industry, with… Read the full press release

Earth Week 2019: Port Authority announces that 50% of its shuttle bus fleet will be all-electric by summer

Recent arrival of six buses at Newark Liberty, in addition to six at JFK and expected arrival by June of six more at LaGuardia, puts agency ahead of schedule for full conversion of 36 shuttle bus fleet Key element of PA’s “Clean Dozen” sustainability program, rolled out with agency’s embrace of Paris Climate Agreement in… Read the full press release

SFO highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives in celebration of Earth Day

Airport to deploy San Francisco’s first battery-electric zero-emission buses in next step to reach net zero goals SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of Earth Day, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives for a “triple zero” campus to achieve carbon neutrality, net zero energy and zero… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis International Airport hosts the story of origin and watercolor this spring and summer

Photography and watercolors on display until July 2019 INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) hosts the story of origin and watercolor this spring and summer as part of the airport’s rotating art exhibition in partnership with the Arts Council of Indianapolis. The works of photographer Bill Rasdell and The… Read the full press release

OpenTable survey: 73% of respondents rank a Mother’s Day meal as the No. 1 occasion when people should avoid checking their phones

Survey reveals 85 percent of adults check their phone at least once while dining out and 40 percent still get lectured by their moms about it; Nearly 500 OpenTable restaurants opted in to support #DiningMode SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Holidays introduces exclusive travel packages for the CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019

Exclusive Qatar Airways Holidays travel packages include flights, hotels and official match tickets, offering the ultimate CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019 experience Privilege Club members will also enjoy an exclusive 5 per cent discount on all CONMEBOL Copa America packages DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Holidays, the leisure division of… Read the full press release

Scotland from the Sky to showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes

Three-part BBC1 Scotland series reveals Scotland’s hidden ancient past through aerial photography held in the Historic Environment Scotland (HES) archives. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aerial photography held in our archives will showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes in Scotland from the Sky which returns to BBC One at 9pm on Wednesday 17 April. The three-part second… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta and Atlanta Humane Society partner for the third-annual ZooPaws pet adoption event on Saturday, April 27, 2019

Find your new best friend among over 100 adoptable dogs just outside the Zoo on April 27. Atlanta GA, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Zoo Atlanta and Atlanta Humane Society will team up on the third-annual ZooPaws pet adoption event on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The community event will take place in Grant Park, just… Read the full press release

Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Earth Day, April 22

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( April 12, 2019), Metrolink urged Southern California commuters to leave their cars at home on Earth Day and pledge to take public transportation. To make that easier, Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Monday, April 22. Earth Day is an international… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport offers travel tips and Easter advice

Tips, tools and advice issued to help passengers fly through with ease this summer New signage across the site set to help infrequent users New car parks coming to increase capacity with passengers urged to always pre-book Advice comes as 1.9m set to jet off over the Easter holidays Manchester, UK, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on May 4th

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Conway, AR, Saturday, May 4th, 2019 – Adult literacy nonprofit Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists to register for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on Saturday, May 4th at the Conway Municipal Airport. Participants can sign up at https://www.active.com/conway-ar/cycling/races/12th-annual-tour-de-toad-and-iron-toad-charity-bike-ride-2019. Tour de Toad… Read the full press release

5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

International experts will gather at the Forum, which will feature presentations and master classes as participants share knowledge and best practices. The event will also host the final stage of First Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, whose winner will be decided. Madrid / San Sebastián, Spain, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The countdown begins for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized for its outstanding onboard hospitality, passenger experience and charitable initiatives

Airline took home numerous awards from three prestigious ceremonies held in Hamburg during the month of April, including ‘Trendsetter of the Year’, ‘Best Charitable Initiatives’, ‘Best Onboard Catering Innovation’ and ‘Best Onboard Snacks’   DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful month of April with a host of… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport is an official main partner for the Brighton Marathon

Gatwick will be an official main partner at one of the UK’s most popular marathon 20,000 free reusable water bottles will be given to runners, event staff and volunteers to promote sustainable practices Gatwick to waive fee for Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens Mini Mile Races to encourage more participants and donations to charity … Read the full press release

Balearic Islands Poised to Become First Tourism Destination Developed Under 2030 Agenda

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera) to the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, is one of the main objectives of the agreement signed between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the IMPULSA BALEARS Foundation. Its aim is to jumpstart… Read the full press release

CDA, Enterprise, and Hertz to host an Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach Vendor Fair on Tuesday, April 30

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), along with Avis Budget Group, Enterprise, and Hertz, is hosting an Airport Rental Car (RAC) Supplier Diversity Outreach Vendor Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. The CDA is joining with nearly 40 other airports nationwide in an effort to… Read the full press release

dnata’s voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by PAX International readers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s catering team has been voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by readers of PAX International, the leading publication for airline industry executives. The coveted PAX International Readership Award was presented in Hamburg during the annual World Travel Catering Expo. “We are honoured to be recognised by our… Read the full press release

Get a glimpse of maritime history through Vessel tours at Jack London Square

Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain at Oakland waterfront through April 23 Oakland, Calif., 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Two tall ships, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, are in port at Jack London Square. The sailing vessels give visitors a glimpse of maritime history from the mid-1700’s to the late 1800’s. The ships are docked at the foot of Broadway through… Read the full press release

VisitBritain holds flagship business event MeetGB

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain’s flagship business event MeetGB gets underway this week highlighting to global buyers why the UK is the destination of choice for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE). VisitBritain is set to host 90 event planners from across Europe and North America who are coming together to… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism releases April edition of “Discover Arkansas”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The April 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. This month, it’s all about the music of Arkansas. You’ll learn more about our small towns with big… Read the full press release