VisitScotland announces the first ever major event in Scotland to feature an all-female police command structure — The 2019 Solheim Cup

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2019 Solheim Cup will become the first ever major event in Scotland to feature an all-female police command structure. Chief Superintendents Sharon Milton and Suzie Mertes, and Superintendent Maggie Pettigrew, will take control of safety proceedings when the biggest competition in women’s golf gets under way next… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers Best Travel Packages, Trips and Safaris in Nairobi including a tour to Lake Nakuru National Park

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Coming from Nairobi the first glimpse of the spectacular Rift Valley are breathtaking. The escarpment on which the city rests crashes where to the floor of a volcano-studded valley hundreds of meters below, across which savannah grasslands reach out beyond the horizons. If the view could speak… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Taste and Tour for winning the ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ title

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste and Tour has won the title of ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ following a competition launched by George Best Belfast City Airport in partnership with Tourism NI. The Belfast based company, which hosts food and drink tours and experiences, will now receive £30,000 of free… Read the full press release

South Carolina’s Duane Parrish Named 2019 State Tourism Director of the Year

AUSTIN, TX, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Duane Parrish of the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has been named national State Tourism Director of the Year for 2019. Parrish was announced as the honoree before more than 1,000 destination marketing professionals at the U.S. Travel Association’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference, the premier… Read the full press release

Brand USA unveils full list of exhibitors participating in the inaugural Brand USA Travel Week Europe

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (AUGUST 19, 2019), Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced the full list of exhibitors participating in the inaugural Brand USA Travel Week Europe taking place in London from Sept. 9-13, 2019. This immersive celebration of the United States will bring together the biggest… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award

Destination DC and New Mexico Tourism Department honored as first recipients AUSTIN, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award during the ESTO Destination Day Lunch. Brand USA President and CEO Christopher L. Thompson presented the… Read the full press release

The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre earns Five Star Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney gin company which opened its premises to visitors just over a year ago is celebrating after having achieved its Five Star Quality Assurance award at its first grading visit. The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre, situated on Kirkwall’s harbour front, is the home of Kirkjuvagr Orcadian… Read the full press release

Tallinn Tourist Information Centre offers new services

Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — You can now send postcards and buy Ühiskaart, a fare card for Tallinn’s public transport, directly at the Tallinn Tourist Information Centre. Send postcards  A memorable trip always involves a hint of nostalgia, such as sending postcards to your loved ones back home. But as you have probably experienced yourself, finding… Read the full press release

The Grant Arms Hotel achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel in which Queen Victoria once stayed has achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from the national tourism organisation. The Grant Arms Hotel, in Grantown-on-Spey, which specialises in bird watching and wildlife holidays, was given the accolade by VisitScotland. Built in 1765, during… Read the full press release

Real Journeys announces appointment of Elgan O’Donnell as Head of Sales

Southland, New Zealand, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — After working around the globe, Elgan O’Donnell is looking forward to returning to his roots with his new role as Real Journeys Head of Sales. “I grew up in Southland, so I know the Southland and Otago regions well and have an affinity with the areas Real… Read the full press release

MGTO participates in the second “Macao・Creative City of Gastronomy” annual work meeting

Macao, China, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The second “Macao・Creative City of Gastronomy” annual work meeting was held today (13 August). Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam, presided over the meeting and expressed affirmation for the contributions of different entities. He highlighted that Macao’s two glamorous calling cards, namely the designation as a… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office visits youth association again to hear the young’s perspectives on tourism prospect in the Greater Bay Area

Macao, China, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) paid a visit to the Macao Borderless Youth Association on 9 August to share about the development of community tourism, cultural tourism and the Macao Awareness Campaign, besides discussing with senior staff of the association about how to diversify tourism products and… Read the full press release

SLICE OF ARKANSAS WINEMAKING HISTORY PRESERVED AT LITTLE ITALY ARKANSAS HERITAGE MUSEUM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Little Italy, Arkansas, which is about 20 minutes from Little Rock, has an interesting tale regarding its part in Arkansas history. The Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Museum tells the story of this pioneering community first established as Alta Villa, the “high place,” by Italian immigrants in 1915…. Read the full press release

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism (WDT) announces a refreshed structure of its advisory committees

MADISON, Wis., 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Wisconsin Department of Tourism (WDT) announces a refreshed structure of its advisory committees. Designed to support the department’s 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, the new structure aims to regularly welcome new voices, engage future tourism industry leaders, provide greater transparency to industry stakeholders, and address diversity, equity, and inclusion in… Read the full press release

Kenya offers best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris according to tour operator, Cruzeiro Safaris

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris are East Africa precisely Kenya which offers vast plains and roaming packs of extraordinary beasts. Many travelers come to Africa in search of the “big five”: buffalo, lions, leopards, elephants and rhinoceroses. The chance to get close to… Read the full press release

SINGITA OPENS KWITONDA LODGE AND KATAZA HOUSE – SUPPORTING GORILLA CONSERVATION

Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House

Rwanda, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita, multi-award-winning hospitality and conservation brand, officially opens Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in Rwanda on 1 August 2019. Set on 178 acres (72 hectares) on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, Kwitonda Lodge boasts eight luxurious suites, while Kataza House, an exclusive-use villa, features four spacious… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport and local tourism partners release new series of visit itineraries for the local region

‘Gateway Gatwick’ group of local partners and Gatwick release new series of visit itineraries for the local region – advising time-pressed tourists where to visit Latest figures reveal visitors travelling through Gatwick spend 9.7 million nights in the local area These overseas visitors spent £1.3 billion annually in the region supporting 5,100 jobs  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

18th Tour of Qinghai Lake concludes in “coming-of-age” celebration

YINCHUAN, China, 2019-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The 18th Tour of Qinghai Lake (TDQL) reached the finish line in the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region after 1,851 km of fierce competition over 13 stages across three western provinces in the past 14 days. On Saturday, the closing ceremony saw Robinson Chalapud Gomez from Colombian… Read the full press release

DCASE announces schedule for the 21ST Annual World Music Festival Chicago from September 13 to 29

Performances at 17 venues across the city include the all-night Ragamala at the Chicago Cultural Center, ¡SÚBELO! – A Celebration of Pan Latin Music and Culture in Millennium Park, the Global Peace Picnic in Humboldt Park and World Music Festival meets the World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier and much more Chicago, IL, 2019-Jul-29 —… Read the full press release

The Old Manse of Blair earns five stars from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance Scheme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A country house in the heart of Highland Perthshire received a special visit from a VisitScotland Coo Van as it became Perthshire’s first Five Star Restaurant with Rooms. The Old Manse of Blair, just outside the village of Blair Atholl, received five stars from the national tourism organisation’s… Read the full press release

MMPRC promotes Maldives to media groups from South Korea and China

Male’, Maldives, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) invited media groups from South Korea and China in order to promote the Maldives as an affordable and relaxing destination to the Korean and Chinese tourists. These media groups are visiting the Maldives as part of a series of media familiarization… Read the full press release

“GEANGO at ENSO ANGO” – Summer Culture Retreat in Kyoto 2019

KYOTO, Japan, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In this summer, a variety of programs on Japanese traditional culture including zen meditation with a Kenninji Ryosokuin priest are offered by a dispersed hotel ENSO ANGO. Stay and Experience Summer Package “GEANGO” at ENSO ANGO Zen priests stayed in one area during the summer in practice known… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches campaign to celebrate all the things that make the North a great place

Pan-Northern campaign highlights how the region benefits from direct connectivity from Manchester Airport Organisations, tourism bodies and businesses from across the North welcome the growth and investment opportunities the airport gives all of the region More Than An Airport campaign highlights how Manchester unlocks, trade, community, business and tourism opportunities for the whole of the… Read the full press release

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the 2020 temporary exhibition schedule

Bentonville, Ark., 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the 2020 temporary exhibition schedule which includes surveys of popular artists such as Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… and Ansel Adams: In Our Time, an examination of the craft movement in Craft, and two exhibitions that will be featured at the Momentary… Read the full press release

The Bell Tower Receives its Third TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

PERTH, Western Australia, 2019-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bell Tower has done it again! We are so excited to announce that for the third consecutive year The Bell Tower has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. These certificates are awarded from TripAdvisor to businesses with consistent excellent reviews on their site. What Are… Read the full press release

Vacaciones-Espana.es: Staying in a villa in Spain in high season does not have to be necessarily expensive

MALAGA, 2019-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Vacaciones-Espana.es, the leading portal for holiday homes in Spain offers a selection of 8 fantastic villas with availability in July / August for less than € 25 pppn (per person per night ): – Located in the countryside near the medieval city of Villena on the Costa Blanca, Casa… Read the full press release

España Gastos Vacacionales de Verano 2019: Los 3 mejores destinos de mejor valor son Lanzarote, Gran Canaria y Costa Blanca

MALAGA, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Los vuelos y alojamientos a buen precio no significan necesariamente unas vacaciones económicas; el importe de otros gastos locales cotidianos están suponiendo un papel mucho más importante en la obtención de unas vacaciones económicas bajo el sol por las costas españolas. Vacaciones-Espana.es, el portal de alquiler vacacional líder en… Read the full press release

New promotional service for arts and culture organisations across Bath launches

Bath, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Launching in August 2019, Bath Focus is a bespoke new promotional service for arts and culture organisations across the city. Developed by Glide Media and co-branded with Visit Bath, the service is designed to target and engage with your local domestic market, increasing awareness, generating word of mouth and… Read the full press release

Spain Summer Spending Report 2019: The Top 3 best value destinations are Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Costa Blanca

MALAGA, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Cheap flights and accommodation don’t necessarily mean a cheap holiday; varying prices of everyday local expenses are playing a far bigger role in bagging a bargain holiday in the sun. If you are looking for a last-minute budget holiday this summer, then Spain offers great in-resort value on its… Read the full press release

FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar by Shalom Travels

Yangon, Myanmar, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (15th -24th  September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus on the… Read the full press release