British Airways launches 13 summer destinations

More than 93,000 new seats are up for grabs on British Airways flights from Tuesday 11th May Customers can now book to jet off to 13 summer destinations: 10 in Greek holiday hotspots, two destinations in the Canary Islands and one in Turkey British Airways says the new flights are due to the overwhelming interest… Read the full press release

PATA joins The Future of Tourism Coalition

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has today (May 11, 2021) become a signatory of The Future of Tourism Coalition with the global mission to place destinations at the centre of recovery strategies. PATA CEO Dr Mario Hardy said, “While decades of growth before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels launch more than 160 Hyatt Loves Local collaborations to help revitalize communities recovering from COVID-19 pandemic

Building on the success of Hyatt’s global initiative in 2020, Hyatt hotels are teaming up with even more minority and female-owned businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to strengthen communities in which they operate in CHICAGO, IL, 2021-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announces today (May 10, 2021) Hyatt hotels across… Read the full press release

Emirates to present its Premium Economy seats for the first time at Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM)

Visitors will also personally view enhanced signature onboard products Dubai, UAE, 2021-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be showcasing its Premium Economy seats for the first time at Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM). The region’s leading travel and tourism exhibition will run from 16-19 May, and will be the first in-person travel industry… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon’s Competitive & Recovery Grant Program awards $2.4 million to projects to support and prepare communities for COVID-19 safe travel

Portland, ORE., 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon has awarded $2,408,264.67 through its Competitive & Recovery Grant Program to support economic recovery by investing in projects that enhance and expand the visitor experience and prepare communities and visitors for COVID-19 safe travel. For this grant cycle, Travel Oregon… Read the full press release

LVCVA launches new ad campaign reminding that Las Vegas is open, ready and excited to welcome visitors back

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As Americans begin to move beyond dreaming of travel to travelling, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will launch a new ad campaign, Vegas You. This campaign will serve as a reminder that Las Vegas is ready and excited to welcome visitors back. The first ad… Read the full press release

End of the Travel Brochure? Snowstorm Announces the Global Launch of its Unique Lead Generation Platform

LONDON, UK, 2021-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — OneWurld, Division of Snowstorm Technologies (UK) Ltd. announces the global launch of OnePromote – A unique, disruptive marketing and lead generation platform for travel suppliers and travel agents OneWurld announces the global roll out of its fully integrated lead generation and marketing tool, OnePromote. The breakthrough platform is… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand launches “Entry Thailand” online platform to facilitate vaccinated international visitors

Providing six steps of arrangements, from COE registration and flight bookings to quarantine and insurance, for entering Thailand Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the launched of the “Entry Thailand” online platform under integrated efforts by related government agencies to facilitate vaccinated international… Read the full press release

UNWTO at the 27th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government in Andorra

ANDORRA, EUROPE, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The unique power of tourism to drive sustainable development was made clear as UNWTO took part in the 27th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government in Andorra. With a special focus on the role of innovation in sustainable development, the hybrid summit united leaders of… Read the full press release

UNWTO extends partnership with ONCE Foundation and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT)

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will continue to build on its successful partnership with the Spanish ONCE Foundation and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT). The three parties have agreed to extend their partnership agreement for a further four years to ensure that their work to improve accessibility,… Read the full press release

MGTO opens application for “Stay, Dine and See Macao” project

Macao, China, 2021-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The project titled “Stay, Dine and See Macao” is rolled out from April to December 2021. Starting from 10:00 tomorrow morning (15 April), interested residents can sign up at travel agencies under the umbrella of the project which not only covers a range of local tours but… Read the full press release

Oman Air Holidays earns Safe Travels Stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council

Muscat, Oman, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, is pleased to announce that Oman Air Holidays has received the Safe Travels Stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). The Safe Travels Stamp is the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp for… Read the full press release

The Islands of Tahiti open back up to international travellers from 1st May

LONDON, 2021-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ —The President of French Polynesia, Mr. Edouard Fritch traveled to Paris to meet several members of the French government and President Mr. Emmanuel Macron. The following subjects have been discussed in particular: The COVID-19 pandemic in French Polynesia has improved and is under control with less than 20 new… Read the full press release

Orlando After Dark

Dover, DE, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — I live in New York, and recently I had planned my trip to Orlando with my friends. The utmost reason to choose this city was Disney World. My friends & I are massive fans of Magical World, so we wanted to go in there as soon as… Read the full press release

UNWTO launches new competition to help rural communities recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new competition to identify the best ideas that will help rural communities recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Global Rural Tourism Startup Competition will also support the entrepreneurs and enterprises that can help rural communities seize… Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association announces partnership with Switzerland Tourism with focus on Sustainability

Monroe, WA, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — During the first in Europe AdventureELEVATE virtual event (24-25 March 2021) the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Switzerland Tourism (ST) announced their two-year collaboration with focus on Sustainability. During the next two years, Switzerland will partner with ATTA on knowledge gathering and sharing, education, market activation, and awareness… Read the full press release

“Macao Week in Hangzhou” highlights Macao as healthy, safe and quality destination for Mainland visitors

Macao, China, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Macao Week in Hangzhou” was staged smoothly for four consecutive days (26 – 29 March), actively spotlighting Macao as a healthy, safe and quality destination to attract Mainland visitors for travel and spending in Macao. Held at Hubin Pedestrian Street in Hangzhou, the mega roadshow showcased… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon helps the tourism industry recover from the pandemic through multi-million-dollar investment

New Initiatives Support Tourism Infrastructure, Set Stage for Economic Recovery PORTLAND, Ore., 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As Oregon gears up for economic recovery, tourism is expected to lead the way and Travel Oregon is actively laying the groundwork. The agency, which serves as the state tourism office, has established a multi-million-dollar suite of… Read the full press release

Jamaica’s International Airport leading the way with TPT MedTech’s Digital Passport system

We believe this Partnership is the first fully operational, comprehensive advanced testing platform in effort to keep travel open  San Diego/London, US/UK, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — As the world searches for a complete testing solution and “Covid/Health Passport,” Jamaica’s International Airport has already partnered with TPT Global Tech, Inc. www.tptglobaltech.com (“TPTW or the… Read the full press release

12 quirky traditions around the world

LONDON, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In a world with so many countries, religions, tribes and customs comes many quirky traditions unique to many destinations. Culture and traditions vary hugely around the world and they are a huge part of what makes our planet such a diverse and fascinating place to live. From food… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia announces new $12 million worth National Experience Content Initiative

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has today (17 March 2021) announced a new $12 million content creation initiative aimed at supporting tourism businesses across Australia in their recovery and driving increased visitation by helping them to better market their experiences and attractions. The National Experience Content Initiative will provide a suite of… Read the full press release

Daylight Savings – Best sunrise spots from around the world

LONDON, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Summer Time (BST) will begin overnight on Sunday 28 March. Switching to BST means we get more daylight in the evening with the sun rising an hour later. Although our Sunday lie-in will be cut slightly short the lighter evenings more than make up for it. Here,… Read the full press release

Kyiv – hidden gem of Eastern Europe

KYIV, Ukraine, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Kyiv is a city of antiquated sanctuaries, strange design, rich history, and skilled individuals. Landmarks, models, and antiquated structures are all over the place, as the capital of Ukraine is brimming with sights. We have arranged TOP 10 generally significant, delightful, intriguing, and unique places in Kyiv… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives participates in Moscow International Travel Trade Show (MITT)

MALDIVES, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Maldives is taking part in Moscow International Travel Trade Show (MITT), the first physical fair since reopening with the industry partners to promote the destination. MITT held in Moscow, Russia from 16th to 18th March 2021 is the place where destinations and travel trade professionals from all… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives hosted a joint webinar with Emirates airline

MALDIVES, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Maldives conducted a joint webinar with Emirates airline for the Norwegian market on 11th March 2021. This was the first activity carried out this year for the Nordic region in line with the strategy for ambient brand advertising to boost the destination presence in this market. A… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives welcomes Maldivian’s new direct flights from Mumbai, India to Noonu Maafaru

MALDIVES, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Airline of the Maldives, Maldivian announced that they will operate direct flights from Mumbai, India to Noonu Maafaru starting 13th April 2021. During a press conference held today (14 Mar 2021), Managing Director of Maldivian Mohamed Mihad stated that the airline has arranged to welcome the… Read the full press release

Exploring photogenic spots around The Islands of Tahiti

LONDON, 2021-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Islands of Tahiti are described as ‘paradise’ hosting incredible marine wildlife, beautiful overwater bungalows, natural wonders, endless luxuries and exotic places to eat and drink. All of this was created around the unbelievable natural landscapes and romanced-drenched views that cameras can’t help but capture. Here, we explore… Read the full press release

Paint the town green this St Patrick’s Day

Paint the town green this St Patrick’s Day London, United Kingdom, 2021-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In support of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening campaign for St Patrick’s Day this year, we take a look at landmarks, buildings and virtual events to enjoy on 17th March in Japan and across the USA. Royal Olive Manor… Read the full press release

3,358 Accor hotels to promote environmental sustainability and sustainable tourism worldwide

3,358 hotels join the drive to champion sustainable practices as environmental consciousness amongst travellers increases Paris, France, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Expedia Group, the global travel platform and Accor, a world leading hospitality group, in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), are joining forces to further extend the… Read the full press release