Eco-friendly travel hotspots for 2021

LONDON, UK, 2020-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Green travel can mean much more than simply offsetting carbon emissions from your flight. In many ways travel can be good for the environment with numerous countries playing their part to help out. Several hotels around the world are committed to being sustainable with systems in place… Read the full press release

PATA to host its first-ever hybrid event “Asia Pacific Tourism Recovery Trends & Outlook” on December 7, 2020 at the Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise its first-ever hybrid event, with the theme “Asia Pacific Tourism Recovery Trends & Outlook”, on Monday, December 7, 2020 at the Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. “With domestic tourism thriving in many destinations around the Asia Pacific region… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces 26 new signatories for the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the global tourism value chain. Led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the Initiative unites… Read the full press release

Can Chinese save the world economy?

Cover of the book Chinese tourists - what do they want Facts, ideas and successful examples by Ingemar Fredriksson

New book about Chinese tourists (the largest demographic in tourism) by Ingemar Fredriksson thinks so ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 2020-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — According to UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) tourism accounts for 10% of global GDP and 1 in 10 jobs in the world. And China is the world’s largest… Read the full press release

Introducing a little dash of Umlingo – Under the Tuscan Sun…

United Kingdom, 2020-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/  – Umlingo Travel PR is delighted to introduce its very first member of its new Umlingo Collection! BelSentiero is a beautiful Tuscan farm house boasting panoramic views over the rolling hills and valleys of the Val d’Orcia – countryside so exquisite that it has not only inspired many… Read the full press release

ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCES THE SIGNING OF A NEW EASTIN HOTEL IN GANGTOK, SIKKIM

Mumbai, India, 2020-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Sameer Dharkar, Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services- India subcontinent & ME region, is delighted to announce the addition of  Eastin Easy Gangtok, Sikkim to its growing portfolio, through a Management Agreement with Noblestride Resort.   Strategically located 4,650 feet above sea level in the city of Gangtok,… Read the full press release

Baroque Lifestyle Pivots Focus to Providing Digital Experiences That Delight Audiences During Heightened COVID-19 Restrictions

NEW YORK, New York, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — As the coronavirus pandemic grows in intensity during this winter season, Baroque Lifestyle has pivoted to deliver a creative perspective on relevant and artistic articles to audiences across the globe. Topics on the editorial calendar that contain this new positioning includes: Portraying the changes in… Read the full press release

Singita unveils extensively redesigned Singita Sabora Tented Camp in the Serengeti

Serengeti, Tanzania, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita is thrilled to announce that the extensively redesigned Singita Sabora Tented Camp has opened in the Serengeti. With travellers yearning for wide-open spaces, intuitive service and unfiltered space and time, this modern interpretation of luxury tented safaris reflects a new dawn on the continent – and… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Exclusive Offers for A Memorable Year-End Celebration

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach invites all travelers to indulge in the resort’s five-star service and enjoyable accommodations through a lineup of exclusive offers and resort voucher bonus that makes a perfect holiday gift for the upcoming year-end celebration. As December approaches, the hotel has… Read the full press release

MGTO holds successful 8th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo

Macao, China, 2020-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and coordinated by Macau Travel Agency Association, the 8th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (referred to as the “Expo” or “MITE”) culminated in success on Sunday (8 November). The Expo was joined by 188 Mainland hosted buyers offline as well… Read the full press release

‘Nature & Me’ puts the natural environment first in a digital world

LONDON, UK, 2020-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro (NTO Montenegro) has launched a new global campaign to showcase the natural environment of the country, bringing to life the relationship between nature and people and showcasing its importance in a restrictive digital world. Inspiring travel to Montenegro, when possible, ‘Nature… Read the full press release

One&Only chooses Montenegro for its first foray into Europe

One&Only Portonovi to open in the Boka Bay on 21 March 2021 LONDON, UK, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Montenegro’s iconic Adriatic Riviera will add another property to the country’s luxury portfolio with the opening of the exclusive One&Only Portonovi in Spring 2021, in Herceg Novi, known as “City of flowers”. This resort will be… Read the full press release

National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro appoints Black Diamond PR

LONDON, England, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based communications agency, Black Diamond, has been chosen by The National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro (NTO Montenegro) as their PR representatives in the UK during WTM Virtual. Along with ongoing press office activities, Black Diamond will be supporting the team at WTM Virtual next week, during which NTO Montenegro… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announces Middle East 2020 winners

London, UK, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed its Middle East 2020 winners as part of its inaugural Middle East Winners Day. Winners include Dubai, which fended off stiff competition to emerge as ‘Middle East’s Leading Destination’, whilst Oman was acknowledged with awards for both ‘Middle East’s Leading Cultural Destination’… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announces Asia 2020 winners

London, UK, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards – the pre-eminent awards programme in the tourism and hospitality industry – has unveiled its Asia 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Asia Winners Day. Winners include India, which fended off stiff competition to emerge as ‘Asia’s Leading Destination’, whilst the Philippines was acknowledged with… Read the full press release

Europe’s best in travel and tourism recognized by World Travel Awards

London, UK, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has announced its Europe 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Europe Winners Day. Winners include Portugal, which fended off stiff competition to emerge as ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’, whilst the imperial splendour… Read the full press release

NTO Montenegro to exhibit at Virtual WTM

LONDON, UK, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro (NTO Montenegro) will be exhibiting at Virtual WTM next week. Representatives from the tourism board are available for trade and media appointments, and will be making some exclusive announcements. Recent years have seen well-known upscale hotel brands invest in the country… Read the full press release

Clearer and more consistent support to tourists globally established by UNWTO

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourists are to be given greater legal protection as consumers under new plans being advanced by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). With restoring confidence a key priority for the sector, the International Code for the Protection of Tourists advanced by UNWTO with the support of almost 100 Member States… Read the full press release

Worldwide Winter Sun Destinations – Where to grab a slice of sunshine this winter

  Tokunoshima Island, Kagoshima © Japan National Tourism Organization LONDON, 2020-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As travel corridors open and the British weather gets wetter, colder and darker, there’s no better time for travellers to set sights on winter sun. Holidaymakers eager for a dose of vitamin D need look no further as we’ve… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya ready to welcome tourists

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2020-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya is prepared to host tourists, delegates and casual travelers through providing tour operator services in Kenya. Their website is confirmed to e-commerce and guests can easily access, read details and book online for Tour within Nairobi and Mombasa as well as Road Safaris and… Read the full press release

ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES SIGNS A NEW EASTIN RESORT IN DAPOLI

Mumbai, India, 2020-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Sameer Dharkar, Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services India, is delighted to announce the signing of a Management Agreement with Neuleaf Lifespace Private Limited Company and adding to its portfolio, Eastin Resort and Spa, Dapoli. The property is a component of Konkan Trails Dapoli, a Unique Villa… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Launched a New Range of Wedding Services for the Perfect Celebration of Love

Nusa Dua – Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach has launched a range of new wedding services for couples to celebrate every step of their romantic journey starting from grand wedding proposal, everlasting pre-wedding photo tour, all the way to enchanting wedding ceremony and honeymoon. Wedding planning starts… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium Appoints New Director of Sales & Marketing

SINGAPORE, 2020-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, a 512-room hotel with halal and award-winning dining options in Singapore’s Tiong Bahru district, has appointed Shadab Amin as Director of Sales & Marketing. Shadab brings with him a wealth of hospitality experience having started his career in 2010. He joined InterContinental® Hotels Group… Read the full press release

Marrakesh confirmed to host 2021 ABTA Conference

MOROCCO, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As the 2020 virtual conference came to a close, it was officially announced that Marrakesh, Morocco will be the destination for the 2021 Travel Convention. The city last hosted the conference in 2005 and has since undergone many developments while maintaining its traditional and cultural roots.  Situated at… Read the full press release

Virtual event: We Love Travel! – A Tourism Recovery Pop-up by ITB Berlin and the Berlin Travel Festival, 16- 18 October 2020

The industry reboots: ITB Berlin and the Berlin Travel Festival are holding a three-day online event for trade visitors and the general public – 90 exhibitors and over 50 speakers – On Friday tickets costing 25 euros offer trade visitors access to digital services and networking formats –On the weekend the wide-ranging programme targets the general… Read the full press release

Why Yosemite’s Tuolumne County should be on your 2021 travel radar

LONDON, 2020-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Why Yosemite’s Tuolumne County should be on your 2021 travel radar Just 2.5 hours east of the San Francisco Bay Area, Tuolumne County is easily accessible year-round for all-season fun, adventure and memory-making moments. Comprising the High Sierra, Gold Country and the lion’s share of Yosemite national Park,… Read the full press release

2020/21 news from Florida’s Paradise Coast

London, 2020-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — 2020/21 news from Florida’s Paradise Coast; New developments, hotel updates and commitment to cleanliness   New World-Class Sports Complex: The Paradise Coast Sports Complex entered the first phase of its opening when it hosted its first tournament, FBU’s Top Gun Showcase, in July. When fully open, the complex will… Read the full press release

JNTO adds training modules to e-learning platform

JAPAN, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the launch of their e-learning platform earlier this year, JNTO has released a new training course for British tour operators and travel agents. This intermediate course introduces a variety of outdoor activities, gardens, modern art and cultural experiences. Yumi Takakubo, Head of Trade Partnership and Marketing says:… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways sponsors UNWTO-led global start-up competition event

Start-up competition established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) aims to identify innovators with a focus on sustainability Competition event is set to take place in February 2021 in Doha, with Qatar Airways and QNTC providing finalists with flights, transportation and accommodation DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased… Read the full press release

8base, A taste of Hachinohe in Tokyo

TOKYO, 2020-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — News this month told us that 8base, a Hachinohe Metropolitan Area Exchange Plaza, opened up in Hibya, Tokyo. 8base is a ‘base’ where visitors can go and directly taste the charm of local gourmet food, local sake and special products related to the south of the Hachinohe area…. Read the full press release