Oman Air commits to continue promoting initiatives which aim to develop and support people with special needs

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced a range of projects to ensure providing optimum support to families under social insurance families and those with special needs. Working in close co-ordination with the Ministry of Social Development, (MoSD) Oman Air aims to assist… Read the full press release

London Gatwick joined the city-wide celebration of diversity during the Community Parade at Brighton Pride festival

150 members of Gatwick staff joined the airport’s branded bus to lead the parade More than 300,000 people participated in the UK’s biggest Pride event Brighton Pride partnership forms part of Gatwick’s wider community engagement programme GATWICK, UK, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick once again led the Community Parade at Brighton Pride… Read the full press release

The Middle East: How to target Millennials, Generation Z and the Silver Tourist

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for the Middle East and Asia, Zohaib Haider. LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourists are learning that there is a lot to see in the Middle East. The view from the top of the Burj Khalifa, the architectural beauty of the Sheikh Zayed… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels receives a top score in the 2018 Disability Equality Index

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, earned the recognition of “Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities” by receiving a top score in the 2018 Disability Equality Index. The accolade was determined by the United States Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and… Read the full press release

Dusit International Founder and Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui honored with SHTM Lifetime Achievement Award

Accolade marks 70 years of hospitality excellence. BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, Founder and Honorary Chairperson of Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has received the prestigious SHTM Lifetime Achievement Award from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate 24 extra flights between Dubai and Jeddah during the busy Umrah season

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be boosting its flights to Jeddah during the busy Umrah season. The airline will operate 24 extra flights, adding more than 10,000 additional seats between Dubai and Jeddah from 12 June to 24 June. The additional flights will be serviced by the Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates’… Read the full press release

SG Enable, Singapore Airlines and the Autism Resource Centre to feature designs by artists with special needs on SIA’s in-flight products

SINGAPORE, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — SG Enable, Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Autism Resource Centre (ARC) announced today their partnership to feature designs by artists with special needs on SIA’s in-flight products, starting with snack boxes to be launched in June 2018. The three organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Enabling… Read the full press release

Brand USA introduces new marketing opportunities for its industry partners

DENVER, COLORADO, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, has introduced new marketing opportunities for its industry partners. The range of programs include Brand USA Original campaigns that feature music and culinary themes to promote U.S.-bound travel, and offer opportunities that allow partners to extend their marketing… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand: Thailand named host country for the 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce that Thailand has been named as the host country for the 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards), which is scheduled to be held in Bangkok from 22-24 June, 2018. This makes the second time the Thai capital… Read the full press release

Oman Air introduces newly redesigned Iftar Meal Boxes

MUSCAT, Omar, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has reintroduced its special inflight offering for its valued guests observing Ramadan. In celebration of the holy month, Oman Air’s newly redesigned Iftar Meal Boxes will now be available on selected Oman Air routes from mid-May until… Read the full press release

Emirates offers its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month

The airline will mark Eid Al Fitr celebrations on board with sweets for customers Dubai, UAE, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will commence its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month, expected to begin on May 17th. Emirates’ Ramadan service consists of specially crafted iftar meals on board, relevant programming on its ice inflight… Read the full press release

DINE ANNOUNCES $171 MILLION SELL-OUT OF FOUR SEASONS-BRANDED PRIVATE VILLAS & RESIDENCES AT PUNTA MITA RESORT

Punta Mita, Mexico  2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ —   DINE, one of Mexico’s premier real estate developers and owners of Punta Mita, Mexico’s private, 1,500-acre resort and luxury real estate community on the Riviera Nayarit, is pleased to announce the successful sell-out of the 54 Four Seasons Private Villas and 10 Four Seasons Private… Read the full press release

More than 3600 runners joined the first British Airways Run Gatwick event

LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British Airways Run Gatwick took place today (Sunday May 13), with more than 3600 runners putting themselves through their paces on routes through the Sussex countryside and around Gatwick Airport. The race, which incorporated an international half marathon, a corporate 5K and a family run attracted runners… Read the full press release

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides support to a new community arts centre and café

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided financial support to a new arts centre and café that has opened in Crawfordsburn this week. Loaf Pottery, run by social enterprise NOW Group, will secure jobs and opportunities for people with learning difficulties, as well as… Read the full press release

Reviews Are In for the First Annual Golf Kitchen Punta Mita – And They Are Fabulous!

Golf Kitchen Punta Mita featured specialty guest chefs from some of the most prestigious international golf clubs and resorts as well as a two-day golf tournament on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses Bahia and Pacifico, recently ranked among Golf Digest’s “Top 100 World’s Greatest Courses.” Photos: download here Punta Mita, Mexico, 2018-May-05 — /Travel… Read the full press release

The Singita Grumeti Fund and BRAVE to hold an all-woman, 5-day, 90 km run to raise funds for girls and women’s empowerment programmes

19 – 24 October 2018 Part of Singita’s brand new collection of conservation safaris Kruger National Park , South Africa, 2018-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singita Grumeti Fund and BRAVE announced that they will be introducing an all-woman, 5-day, 90 km run across wilderness areas of Singita Grumeti’s private concession in the Serengeti to raise… Read the full press release

help alliance appoints Andrea Pernkopf as new CEO

Andrea Pernkopf is taking over the management of help alliance from Joachim Steinbach Cologne, Germany, 2018-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 1st April 2018, help alliance has a new CEO. Andrea Pernkopf succeeds Joachim Steinbach, who has now retired. Together with Co-Managing Director, Susanne Kotysch, who is also responsible for the Corporate Responsibility Communications… Read the full press release

Wanaka community encouraged to join the conversation on the future of Wanaka Airport

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2018-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the Wanaka and broader Upper Clutha communities are being encouraged to join in the conversation on the future of Wanaka Airport later this month, to help inform the airport’s future development. A series of interactive community and stakeholder engagement sessions are being held on 21… Read the full press release

Gatwick Foundation Fund delivers further £100,000 to deserving projects across Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Projects include a theatre providing interactive experiences for people with disabilities and a ‘Get Active’ project for girls in Mid Sussex schools To date 80 projects benefitting more than 46,000 local people already supported LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has today announced the latest round of grants from the Gatwick… Read the full press release

British Airways shares heart-warming customer stories thru its new channel on its inflight entertainment system

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a new channel on its inflight entertainment system dedicated to sharing heart-warming customer stories in which the airline has had a hand in adding a special touch of magic. The new channel known as ‘BA Magic’ includes seven short films which feature customers being surprised, after… Read the full press release

Shannon Group sponsors the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival at the University of Limerick from May 3rd to 6th

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This May Bank Holiday Weekend, from May 3rd to 6th, the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School at the University of Limerick has the potential to ignite a creative flame and inspire new generations of budding authors, Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes has stated. Speaking at the launch… Read the full press release

Airbnb launches an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe

San Francisco, CA, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (APRIL 17 2018), Airbnb launched the Office of Healthy Tourism, an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe. Along with the launch of the Office, Airbnb is also releasing data that shows the benefits of healthy tourism… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society to host pet adoption event on Saturday, April 28, 2018

Meet your new best friend just outside the Zoo on April 28. Atlanta, GA, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Atlanta’s oldest cultural destination and Atlanta’s oldest private charitable organization team up where their missions meet – a commitment to animals – at ZooPaws hosted by Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society on Saturday, April… Read the full press release

The 63rd meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas highlighted the importance of advancing towards greater gender equity in tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The 63rd meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the National Tourism Secretariat of Paraguay (Asunción, 12-13 April 2018), highlighted the importance of advancing towards greater gender equity in tourism so that the sector can deploy its full… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland hosts a day of fun and education for Oakland youngsters at Children’s Fairyland

Oakland, CA, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland is sending 250 Oakland youngsters to Children’s Fairyland April 13 for a day of fun and education. Students from five elementary schools will take part in Port of Oakland Day at the city’s 68-year old amusement park. The students are from the following Oakland… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta to provide a week of Safari Camp for underprivileged children this summer

Atlanta GA, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year in a row, Zoo Atlanta will broaden community access to its signature summer day camp opportunity with the Safari Camp Scholarship Program presented by Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority. Through the program, 60 children ages 5 to 11 from Title I Schools in the… Read the full press release

Youth Beatz Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary and will be a key event in Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Youth Beatz Festival aims to start the summer holidays on a high with the announcement of the full line up of acts featuring at this year’s festival! Celebrating its 10th anniversary and will be a key event in Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018, the festival has just… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental launches unique guest recognition programme — Fans of M.O.

HING KONG, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is well known for delighting guests with personalized, intuitive service. Now guests will be even better recognized by joining Fans of M.O. and receiving an elevated range of privileges designed to surprise and delight, whenever they stay at Mandarin Oriental hotels around the world. With the user… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo’s annual fundraiser Zoo-ologie: Walk on the Wild Side returns on May 12, tickets now available

Chicago, IL, 2018-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Strut your stuff for wildlife at the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo’s eighth annual signature fundraiser, Zoo-ologie: Walk on the Wild Side. Tickets are now available for this must-attend social event taking place on Saturday, May 12. All Zoo-ologie proceeds go toward the Auxiliary Board’s commitment to supporting Lincoln Park… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson introduces expanded suite of MagnusCards Card Decks to enable greater ease and independence for persons with autism

TORONTO, CANADA, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With World Autism Awareness Day celebrations underway, Toronto Pearson has announced the release of 10 new MagnusCards Card Decks — fun, step-by-step visual and audio guidance on how to navigate a busy airport environment for persons with autism and other cognitive special needs. The latest Card Decks help… Read the full press release