Tourism Authority of Thailand co-organises the first ever ‘Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to be a co-organiser of the first ever road journey from Bangkok to Thimphu in Bhutan – the ‘Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive – Connecting Peoples of the Two Kingdoms by Land’. The epic eight-day journey set off from Bangkok on Friday,… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways and Tourism Authority of Thailand launch “Amazing Thailand Premium” campaign

Offering premium packages in 7 boutique destinations throughout Thailand Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited in collaboration with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) have recently launched the “Amazing Thailand Premium” campaign, offering wonderful packages to 7 boutique destinations around Thailand; Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Trat, Phuket, Krabi and… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed United States delegation at The 110th Session of the UNWTO Executive Council

Baku, Azerbaijan, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The United States of America has highlighted its support of tourism as a driver of sustainable development. A high-level delegation of the Government attending the World Tourism Organization Executive Council announced that the US is exploring the possibility of re-joining the UN agency responsible for the promotion… Read the full press release

UNWTO holds 110th Session of its Executive Council in Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 110th Session of its Executive Council (16-18 June). At the meeting, Member States endorsed the Organization’s progress and future plans, as outlined Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, and warmly welcomed the participation of the United States as it… Read the full press release

Visit Tallinn announces new partners on its Meeting Planner

Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Tallinn’s Meeting Planner is a great tool when searching for suitable venues, service providers, or incentive ideas for your event in Tallinn or its surroundings. Metropol Spa Hotel  Located in the unique Rotermann Quarter, the new Metropol Spa Hotel has a modern conference centre for up to 120… Read the full press release

Visit Tallinn: Tallinn Card city sightseeing passes now available at the Cruise Port’s Information Centre

Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting from June, you can buy the Tallinn Card city sightseeing passes directly at the Cruise Port’s Information Centre (Sadama 25a). With free entrance to over 40 of the city’s top museums and attractions, plenty of discounts, and free access to public transport, this card saves you money… Read the full press release

Macao participates in the 13th UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Conference in Italy

Macao, China, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao is joining delegates of cities from around the world to participate in the 13th UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Conference that opened yesterday (June 12) at the Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art of Fabriano, in Italy. During the major annual gathering of the network, aside… Read the full press release

Macao actively participates in Greater Bay Area tourism development

Macao, China, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Federation of Cities in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Bay Area (referred to as the “Federation”) convened the second Annual Meeting in Hong Kong today (12 June) to forge the collaborative initiatives of the year. Member entities keenly expressed their views on the prospect of tourism… Read the full press release

MGTO releases “Analytical Study on Optimization of Nighttime Tourism Activities and Products” report

Macao, China, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) delivers the report of the “Analytical Study on Optimization of Nighttime Tourism Activities and Products”. The study report proposes short-term measures to optimize current nighttime tourism activities and products, as well as suggestions on development of new nighttime tourism activities and products… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: Premier League drives inbound tourism amongst overseas football fans to visit the UK

New research from VisitBritain shows the power of the Premier League in driving inbound tourism amongst overseas football fans, with more than three-quarters of those surveyed intending to visit the UK during the next two years. LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Chinese football fans surveyed showed the greatest intention with 92% intending… Read the full press release

VisitEngland announces new online platform Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB)

As a valued partner, we are delighted to give you advance notice of an exciting, new opportunity to help grow your business through the travel trade. LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Brought to you by VisitEngland, the new online platform, Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB), is a one-stop exchange for English tourism… Read the full press release

Environment Scotland, Orkney Islands Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise partner to conserve the Heart of Neolithic Orkney site

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — An ambitious new partnership to shape the future direction for Orkney’s World Heritage Site has been unveiled today (11 June 2019). The partnership brings together Historic Environment Scotland, Orkney Islands Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, who have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to conserve the Heart… Read the full press release

Al Haramain Tours Launch to Streamline Hajj and Umrah Deals and Transport It Into the Customised Packages

Alharamain Hajj and Umrah Tours

BLACKBURN, UK, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Haramain is one of the reputed names in the field of Hajj and Umrah. The way our clients express their gratitude after availing the service of Umrah and Hajj Packages, is our major strength. We always work for satisfaction of the visitors because they are going… Read the full press release

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase over the previous year

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows. For the seventh year in a row, tourism exports grew faster than merchandise exports (+3%), reflecting solid… Read the full press release

Scandinavian-style, indoor-outdoor spa facility comes to Edmonton in 2020

Edmonton, AB, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — From comprehensive plans announced today (May 29, 2019), a group of home-grown entrepreneurs have revealed an exciting vision to bring the city of Edmonton its own signature take on a Scandinavian-style, indoor-outdoor spa facility – by the year 2020. Promising to be carefully created with a distinct Edmontonian… Read the full press release

Croatia hosts the annual meeting of the tourism ministers of UNWTO Member States in Europe

Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, Croatia this week (27-30 May). Croatia was unanimously chosen to host the annual meeting of the tourism ministers… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Alipay announce strategic partnership

New initiative to offers better experiences for Chinese tourists visiting Thailand. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Alipay (Hangzhou) Information Technology Co., Ltd.  today (May 27, 2019) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to form a long-term strategic partnership that offers Chinese tourists more product and service… Read the full press release

UNWTO and JTTA release new UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan

Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan. The publication includes 18 different case studies of successful gastronomy tourism in Japan. At present, the concept of gastronomy tourism… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Culinary talents to represent the state at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 30-June 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Culinary talent from across Arkansas will represent the state at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 30-June 2, one of the premiere food and wine events in the U.S. Held each summer, the festival draws media attendees and enthusiasts from across the globe to sip and… Read the full press release

The Beijing Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau presented at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Beijing Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau actively participated at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines from May 9-12. The event included a one-day conference, the UNWTO/PATA Leaders Debate, Executive Board and Board Meetings, Committee Meetings and the 68th Annual General Meeting. The organisation also hosted a dinner for all delegates… Read the full press release

Department of Tourism, Philippines hosted the highly successful PATA Youth Symposium

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at the Radisson Blu Cebu in Cebu, Philippines. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee under the theme ‘Progress with a… Read the full press release

PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines attracted 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations attending the four-day event. Delegates also included local and international students, as well as student chapter representatives, from 21 educational… Read the full press release

UNWTO and the Fundación ONCE launch the first edition of the “Accessible Tourism Destination” (ATD) distinctions

UNWTO and Fundación ONCE launch the annual ATD Distinction, recognizing the world’s best accessible destinations  Interested destinations can make their submissions to atd@unwto.org until 30 June Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Fundación ONCE have launched the first edition of the “Accessible Tourism Destination” (ATD) distinctions, which will recognize… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomes Guatemala into its International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO)

Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed Guatemala into its International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). The Central American country becomes the 26th member of the global network which is committed to the systematic collection of data on the impacts of tourism at the destination level. The… Read the full press release

VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has unveiled its new visitor information centre within the City Chambers on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. VISITORS to Scotland will experience cutting edge information and inspiration as VisitScotland opens a brand new iCentre for the capital city on May 22nd 2019. The national tourism organisation today… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Lonely Planet includes Shetland in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019 – the only UK destination to be included

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s northernmost point has earned its place as one of the top must-see destinations for international travellers in Europe this year. Travel authority Lonely Planet, has today (21 May) revealed that Shetland has been listed at number six in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019… Read the full press release

Travelive Enters a North America Representation Agreement with Waterstone

Boca Raton, USA, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelive (TM), award-winning luxury destination management company for Greece, Italy, Spain, Egypt, and many other Mediterranean destinations, announced today that the company has entered a new representation agreement for North America with Waterstone. The representation agreement comes as a new milestone in the company’s steady growth and… Read the full press release

MGTO rolls out the “Monthly Lucky Draws for Visitors in Celebration of Handover Anniversary

Macao, China, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) rolls out the “Monthly Lucky Draws for Visitors in Celebration of Handover Anniversary” on the 20th day of every month from May to November. The first round of lucky draw was… Read the full press release

VisitBritain/VisitEngland highlighted importance of British gardens to tourism during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The importance of British gardens to tourism is being highlighted by VisitBritain/VisitEngland during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as part of the national tourism agency’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2019. VisitBritain/VisitEngland is this year supporting the RHS Bridgewater Feature Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, hosting an… Read the full press release

Arkansas Summer Shakedown brings 5 bands together at George’s Majestic in Fayetteville

LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Five of the region’s best bands are coming together on June 7 for the Arkansas Summer Shakedown, an exclusive showcase at George’s Majestic in Fayetteville. Included in the lineup are deFrance, Jamie Lou & the Hullabaloo, Dazz & Brie, Atlantis Aquarius, Foggy Bobcat, with Dylan Earl on… Read the full press release