The Westfield Health British Transplant Games gets support from EventScotland’s National Funding Programme

The Westfield Health British Transplant Games gets support from EventScotland’s National Funding Programme   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Westfield Health British Transplant Games – in North Lanarkshire from today, Thursday 27 July to Sunday 30 July – is amongst 14 forthcoming events taking place across the country which are benefitting from a share… Read the full press release

Aberdeen Mela to benefit in the latest awards round of EventScotland’s National Funding Programme

Aberdeen Mela to benefit in the latest awards round of EventScotland’s National Funding Programme   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A cultural festival which brings together diverse communities in Aberdeen and the North East is amongst 14 events across the country benefitting from a share of £145,500 in the latest awards round… Read the full press release

The Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships returns to Whistler Blackcomb August 4-6

WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ —Competitors will throw down at the sauciest BBQ battle in the Pacific Northwest for the 16th consecutive year. The Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships returns to Whistler Blackcomb August 4-6. “The Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships give Dusty’s the opportunity to showcase all things BBQ related… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta

Calgary Airport Authority hosts art piece ‘Canadian Pride’ by artist Ted Flower to raise funds for local food banks in Alberta   Calgary, AB, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority announced today (July 20, 2017) that it will host a unique art piece in its new International Terminal at YYC Calgary… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company hosted a Ghabga at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain to thank its partners

Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has recently hosted a Ghabga at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain for its partners in the private and public sectors, airlines that operate from Bahrain International Airport (BIA) and the media representatives. The event comes as a token of appreciation for the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces flights most likely to experience maximum effects of the August 21st eclipse

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ —  Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jul 21, 2017) celebrated the beginning of a one-month countdown to an exciting moment in the lives of millions of Americans: a total solar eclipse visible in a coast-to-coast celestial shadow that temporarily will envelop Southwest cities from Portland, Ore., to Charleston,… Read the full press release

New mountain biking trails in the Creekside Zone of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park underway

WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ —After many years in the planning and approval process, crews finally broke ground on 15 kilometres of new mountain biking trails in the Creekside Zone of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Once complete, the first phase of the Creekside expansion will include five new trails, designed to… Read the full press release

The North Face Valley to Peak trail running race returns to Whistler Mountain on September 2, 2017

WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Outdoor fitness enthusiasts and trail runners should mark their calendars for September 2, 2017, when The North Face Valley to Peak trail running race returns to Whistler Mountain. Now in its third year, The North Face Valley to Peak challenges trail runners with over 1,800 meters of… Read the full press release

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018 festival on 30 December 2017

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018 festival on 30 December 2017   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ —Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018 is better than ever before with new events, including the family friendly Bairns Afore and a new look ceilidh at the foot of the city’s iconic castle, an extended fireworks display which will rival any other city… Read the full press release

NBAA welcomes five Republican congressmen to its growing, bipartisan chorus of opposition to ATC privatization

Washington, DC, 2017-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today ( July 18, 2017 ) welcomed the stand recently taken by five Republican congressmen against a proposal to privatize the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system. The five are among a growing, bipartisan chorus of opposition to ATC privatization among elected… Read the full press release

NBAA at EAA’s AirVenture: will continue mobilizing opposition to privatize the ATC system

NBAA at EAA’s AirVenture: will continue mobilizing opposition to privatize the ATC system   Washington, DC, 2017-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — NBAA will use its presence at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA’s) AirVenture, in Oshkosh, WI, from July 24-30, to continue mobilizing opposition to legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would privatize… Read the full press release

Duetto and Hotel ICON sponsor third annual Revenue Strategy Forum Hong Kong on 11 October

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The smartest minds in hotel revenue management will convene 11 October for the third annual Revenue Strategy Forum (RSF) Hong Kong, to discuss ways hotels can optimize their pricing and distribution in the face of an increasingly dynamic marketplace and new industry challenges. Hotel ICON will host the daylong… Read the full press release

Travel Experience Incubator: A new program for startups working on technologies and solutions to improve travel experience

Travel Experience Incubator: A new program for startups working on technologies and solutions to improve travel experience   Washington, D.C., 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Accenture Interactive, Marriott International, and 1776 , a leading global incubator and network for startups, today (07/17/2017) announced the launch of the Travel Experience Incubator, a new program designed to discover and… Read the full press release

Packages and tickets for Christmas at Gaylord Hotels, presented by FUJIFILM INSTAX® now on sale

Packages and tickets for Christmas at Gaylord Hotels, presented by FUJIFILM INSTAX® now on sale   NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Despite the extreme summer temperatures, preparations are well underway at the four Gaylord Hotels resorts for their over-the-top annual Christmas celebration. Officials at the hotel brand announced today (07/14/2017) that packages… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports seeks 75 Customer Happiness Ambassadors at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company is holding a two-day recruitment event to find 75 Customer Happiness Ambassadors to work across the terminals at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Abu Dhabi Airports Company is holding a two-day recruitment event to find 75 Customer Happiness Ambassadors to work… Read the full press release

London City Airport marks 30th anniversary of its annual charity bike ride with £30,000 donation to Richard House Children’s Hospice

LONDON, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — One of London City Airport’s fundraising focal points of the year is on course to raise £30,000 for Richard House Children’s Hospice, a local Newham charity which provides care for children and young people with life-limiting illnesses. On Friday 7 July, fifty-two cyclists set off from London City… Read the full press release

Oman Air wins the ’Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East’ award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017

Oman Air wins the ’Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East’ award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has been named as the winner of the ’Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East’ award at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office hosted a successful 5th Macao International Travel Expo

Macao Government Tourism Office hosted a successful 5th Macao International Travel Expo   MACAO, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Supported by China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and coordinated by Macau Travel Agency Association, the 5th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (“the Expo” or “MITE”) adjourned with success on… Read the full press release

Explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival

The free family event features a rare collection of restored vintage train engines. LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Next Saturday, July 15, explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival with vintage train engines, Kids Zone, model trains, food trucks and live entertainment. Among the attractions are train engines… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office to expand rural tourism development focus with the launch of Destination Development program

The new program will grow the successes of previous Heritage and Agritourism initiatives; expand rural tourism development focus to culinary and agritourism, heritage, cultural, outdoor adventure and cycling Denver, 2017-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) is relaunching its successful Heritage & Agritourism program, which will now be known as Destination Development,… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong hosts “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” at HKIA

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) celebrated the launch of “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2017” today. Hosted by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) for the third consecutive year, the four-month event treats passengers from around the world to an array of exhibitions and performances, showcasing… Read the full press release

Graham Cooke: World Travel Awards is delighted to welcome MVHOTELS into the WTA family

MALDIVES, 2017-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — MVHOTELS has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards (WTA) Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. World Travel Awards Founder and President, Graham Cooke, welcomed the news in the run up to the glittering event – which will take place at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards (WTA) prepares for the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 in Maldives

MALDIVES, 2017-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Maldives, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (8th July) at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected… Read the full press release

2nd International UNWTO Western Silk Road Workshop held successfully in Sofia, Bulgaria

2nd International UNWTO Western Silk Road Workshop held successfully in Sofia, Bulgaria   MADRID, Spain, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria hosted the 2nd International UNWTO Western Silk Road Workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 27-28 June 2017. The workshop was attended… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport sponsors The Bangor 10K race; set to take place on 30th September

George Best Belfast City Airport sponsors The Bangor 10K race; set to take place on 30th September   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bangor 10K is set to scale new heights this year with George Best Belfast City Airport on board as a new sponsor of the ever-popular event. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways congratulates Germany on FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 win

Qatar Airways congratulates Germany on FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 win   National Airline of the State of Qatar Shares Fans’ Excitement and Friendly Spirit of Competition at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Finale DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, congratulates Germany on winning… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority hosted its first-ever citizenship ceremony at YYC Calgary International Airport

Inaugural ceremony at YYC hosted on Calgary Airport Authority’s Silver Anniversary Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2017-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On July 1, 2017, The Calgary Airport Authority partnered with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to acknowledge Canada’s 150th anniversary by hosting it’s first-ever citizenship ceremony at YYC Calgary International Airport. In parallel with Canada’s 150th birthday, The… Read the full press release

Squaw Valley: Creating ​Equilibrium to host its inaugural event focused on generating environmentally impactful innovations

Lake Tahoe, CA, 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — ​Creating ​Equilibrium, a first-of-its-kind event focused on generating environmentally impactful innovations, is set to host its inaugural event August 25 – 27, 2017. This three-day event  – a radical solutions forum, immersive laboratory, and music festival – features some of the top minds on the planet, and… Read the full press release

“Turfin Vs. The World Dance Battle” series on July 1st followed by July 4th Backyard BBQ at Jack London Square

Dance battle is Saturday followed by Independence Day BBQ Tuesday Oakland, Calif., 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square is home to round two of the new Oakland grown, urban dance competition, “Turfin Vs. The World Dance Battle” series. The family friendly festival is Saturday, July 1, noon to 6 PM. It is free and open… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to host a special charter flight for astronomy enthusiasts and eclipse chasers on August 21

Airline will host in-flight viewing party from Portland, Oregon in August SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is chasing “The Great American Eclipse” on August 21, with a special charter flight for select astronomy enthusiasts and eclipse chasers to experience totality from 35,000+ feet above the earth. The flight will depart Portland… Read the full press release