Antigua and Barbuda becomes UNWTO’s 160th Member State

Americas, 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met the Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda for the first time since the country became UNWTO’s 160th Member State. The Caribbean destination became UNWTO’s newest Member State and eighth in the Caribbean region when its application was approved by the 24th Session of the General Assembly in December… Read the full press release

The Top 50 Canada Spas of 2021

Iridium Spa, The St. Regis Toronto, Spas of America

TORONTO, Canada, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ —Travellers in Canada were drawn to the outdoors last year, as country, ocean, and mountain spa and wellness experiences proved the most popular. Spas of America’s annual ranking of consumer preferences found people sought out outdoor fresh air, outside of most cities, but close to home. Ontario captured… Read the full press release

Sarawak Tourism Board and Malaysia Aviation Group to promote Sarawak as a tourist destination in 2022

Sarawak Tourism Board Launches Sia Sitok Sarawak Plus Interstate Travel Campaign KLIA, 2022-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sarawak is set to become a destination of choice for both domestic and international travellers, as Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) embark on a year-long partnership to promote Sarawak as a tourist destination… Read the full press release

PATA announces partnership with global payments enablement and software company Flywire

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ —The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new preferred partnership with Flywire, a global payments enablement and software company with significant experience in the travel industry. “Flywire’s travel payment platform is proven to solve vertical-specific payment and receivables problems for organizations that deliver high-value services,” said PATA… Read the full press release

UNWTO, IE University and the Government of the Dominican Republic announce 300 tourism education scholarships

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and IE University continue to build on their shared commitment to nurturing tourism talent and promoting accessible education with the announcement of new scholarships to the UNWTO Online Academy. In line with the Organization’s focus on expanding access to training and skills development, and in close… Read the full press release

Tourism Industry Aotearoa appoints Rebecca Ingram as new Chief Executive

Wellington, New Zealand, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Industry Aotearoa is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Rebecca Ingram. TIA Chair Gráinne Troute says she is delighted to make such a high-calibre appointment to the role. “Rebecca’s experience in tourism, government and industry association roles will be invaluable in… Read the full press release

PATA and global hospitality, travel and tourism sector organisations announce release of The Net Zero Methodology for Hotels

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with global hospitality, travel and tourism sector organisations released a new methodology to guide hotels on how to set a net zero pathway. The Net Zero Methodology for Hotels provides detailed guidance on how hotels can approach the technical… Read the full press release

Cappadocia as a Mystery of Underground City: 5 Reasons Why you Should Visit this Land of Fairy Chimneys

ISTANBUL, Turkey, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News — Why wouldn’t you wake up in a unique pointy fairy chimneys hotel and start your day by enjoying the sunrise inside of a hot air balloon that each morning brightens up the skies above Cappadocia? Sounds good, huh? Scroll down to learn more about this magical underground land… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces signing of to Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels projects in Saudi Arabia

Focus on Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In the presence of His Excellency Ahmed Al-Khateeb, Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Fund. The Tourism Development Fund (TDF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deutsche Hospitality, the umbrella… Read the full press release

What Makes Napa Valley tours World’s Classy Wine Tour?

Napa, CA, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — It goes without saying that California is well-known for producing first class wines in the world, and the epic-center of this city wine making is beyond doubt Napa Valley. Napa meaning – THE LAND OF ABUNDANCE OR PLENTY in the Native American language named Wappo. These days, Napa… Read the full press release

Arkansas State Parks appoints Shea Lewis as the next director

LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2022-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, today (January 03, 2022) announced Shea Lewis as the next director for Arkansas State Parks. Lewis will replace Grady Spann, who retired Dec. 31, 2021, after 28 years with Arkansas State Parks. Lewis began… Read the full press release

Joint UNWTO and ADB report on the use of big data for better tourism planning and management

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and the Asian Development Bank have launched a joint report on the use of big data for better tourism planning and management. The report features examples from across the Asia and the Pacific region while also showcasing the main trends in the use of big data in tourism… Read the full press release

Qantas and Jetstar to operate flights to and from Queensland from Victoria and New South Wales as border reopens

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Jetstar are set to reunite thousands of loved ones today (13TH DECEMBER 2021) as Queensland’s border reopens to Victoria and New South Wales for the first time in more than five months. Nearly 10,000 passengers will travel today on close to 100 Qantas and Jetstar… Read the full press release

FLORENCE KAGISO WINS ‘THE INNOVATOR’ AWARD AT THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER READER AWARDS 2021

CHOBE GAME LODGE, Botswana, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Let the celebrations begin! Desert & Delta’s very first female tour guide, Florence Kagiso, has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘The Innovator’ at the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2021. At this year’s sixth annual Reader Awards, the public was invited to vote for… Read the full press release

Spend the night observing elephants in their natural habitat at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort’s unique transparent Jungle Bubbles

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2019, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Northern Thailand introduced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for travellers to spend the night observing majestic elephants in their natural habitat while staying in unique transparent Jungle Bubbles.  Now the luxury resort is giving families and small groups of friends the inimitable… Read the full press release

CORA CORA MALDIVES APPOINTS JUSTIN SWART AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER

CORA CORA MALDIVES, THE HOTTEST NEW OPENING IN THE DESTINATION APPOINTS JUSTIN SWART AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER  RAA ATOLL, Maldives, 2021-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cora Cora Maldives, the hottest new opening in the destination is thrilled to announce the appointment of Justin Swart as General Manager of the new, luxury all-inclusive property situated… Read the full press release

UNWTO and GSMA to provide new tourism services to improve livelihoods in underserved communities

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the GSMA, the global association unifying the mobile ecosystem, have announced a partnership to promote the upskilling of people in underserved communities, engaged in tourism. With their combined expertise in responsible tourism and mobile connectivity, the UNWTO and GSMA will help marginalised groups,… Read the full press release

Tuk-Tuk Tales

Tuk Buttercup on Safari

Kenya, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With much of Africa back on the dreaded red list, there hasn’t been much to smile about this week. But in Kenya’s Kimana Sanctuary,  Josh, Jasper, Ivo and Robbie AKA the Tuk South crew, have been far removed from the Omicrom drama unfolding around the globe – enjoying… Read the full press release

Tripindicator confident of giving the hard-hit tourist economy a much-needed kick-start

LONDON, 2021-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Christmas and holiday season is just around the corner, and millions of travel-loving people across the globe are already planning to fly to their favorite destinations. After a long period of travel limitations due to the covid-19 pandemic, everybody is eager to start going on trips again… Read the full press release

Study Reveals the Most Cost-Effective Five-Star Hotels for the Holidays

Rhode Island, RI, 2021-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The holiday season is quickly approaching, and many travelers choose to combat seasonal stress by indulging in upscale accommodations for their holiday getaway. With restrictions continuing to ease throughout the United States and almost 60% of the U.S. population being fully vaccinated, having a “normal” holiday… Read the full press release

MGTO announces launch of Sign Language eLearning Program

Macao, China, 2021-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Power in Our Hands – The Greater Bay Area Sign Language Community Outreach eLearning Program” was launched today (29 November). Members of the travel trade can start learning online through the link at Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO)’s Macao Tourism Industry Net, leveraging the convenient e-platform to… Read the full press release

Yucatán Marks the “Before” and “After” in Mexico’s Tourism Industry

MÉRIDA, Yucatán, 2021-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The 45th edition of the Tianguis Turístico de México event, held in Mérida, Yucatán, under the slogan “The Rebirth of Tourism” aimed to make a statement, summed up by state Minister of Tourism Michelle Fridman. “We understand this as the rebirth of Mexico’s tourism” said Fridman at… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris offers guided tours to popular tourist destinations in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Based Tour Operator Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya gives guiding to Popular Tourist Destinations in Nairobi, Nakuru, Masai Mara, Mombasa and Much More. The Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya’s webiste is the best way to view, read, book, experience and review your next tour from Nairobi or Safari to Major national parks… Read the full press release

UNWTO further strengthens ties with the European Institutions

Europe, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The UNWTO leadership has addressed an informal meeting of EU Ministers Responsible for Tourism, further strengthening ties with the European Institutions. The Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union included tourism on its programme of work, recognizing the sector’s heightened relevance and importance for inclusive, post-pandemic… Read the full press release

AirportTransfer.com is fighting against the global climate crisis with all its collaboration and employees!

Airporttransfer.com

London, UK, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Airporttransfer.com is an online marketplace established in 2020. It provides fast and reliable transportation to its customers by establishing partnerships with local drivers. With its cutting edge software skills and marketing expertise, it produces suitable solutions for both companies and passengers. AirportTransfer.com aims to bring together local land… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya ready to welcome visitors as travel and tourism restarts

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2021-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As we slowly restart travel and tourism Kenya is ready to host tourist with strict health measures taken. Once advice one should take is to have additional extra days in the city so as to have the COVID-19 test for travelers done. Ask the travel experts at… Read the full press release

These tips help you for next adventures, Kilimanjaro climbing, and safari bookings

ARUSHA, Tanzania, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris DMC is a reputable Tour Operator in Tanzania with the best TripAdvisor reviews. Provides useful tips, and helps you to plan your Kilimanjaro climbing tours, and organize your Tanzania safari, and then finally book your trips smoothly. As the World Opens up for Tourism, Tanzania… Read the full press release

PATA to hold Virtual PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2021 from November 24-26

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the Virtual PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2021 from November 24 – 26. As destination marketing organisations (DMOs) across the globe continue to rebrand from a purely marketing organisation to embracing the importance of also being a destination… Read the full press release

UNWTO and Instagram team up to produce a ‘Tourism Recovery Playbook’

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and Instagram have joined forces to produce a ‘Tourism Recovery Playbook’, and so help destinations and business harness the power of digital and visual storytelling to reach new audiences and return to growth. This first ever partnership with Instagram forms part of UNWTO’s wider shift towards… Read the full press release

UNWTO launches new project to support the tourism sector in placing women’s empowerment and gender equality

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched the ‘Centre Stage’ project, with the support of German Federal Ministry for Economic Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and UN Women. Over the course of one year, from November 2021 – November 2022, the project will support… Read the full press release