VisitBritain’s flagship MICE event MeetGB to be held at ICC Wales in 2020

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain has today (08 October 2019) announced that its flagship annual Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) event MeetGB is being held at the Celtic Manor Resort and the recently opened International Convention Centre (ICC) in Wales in April 2020. Registration for the event is also now open… Read the full press release

Ready for take-off: US Airlines ranked by negative Twitter mentions

Warwick, RI, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Social media is bridging the gap between brands and customer experience, allowing consumers to voice their opinions in real-time for the whole world to see. We all know poor reviews and negative comments can make or break a brand’s reputation. With 330 million active users, Twitter, in… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris offers advice on spotting of wildlife in Kenya National park

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Visiting Kenya’s parks and reserves, one will be spending a lot time craning their necks and keeping watchful eyes out of animals and birds. There are a few tell signs to note, as well as a few things one can do to maximize the chances of spotting the… Read the full press release

U.S. delegation meets with the World Tourism Organization

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A high-level delegation from the United States Department of State has met with head of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as the country moves closer to rejoining the United Nations specialized agency for tourism. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Kevin Moley and Assistant Secretary for… Read the full press release

PATA recognized the accomplishments of PATA Chapters and Student Chapter in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on Saturday, September 21 during the PATA Board Dinner and Chapter Awards Presentation, hosted by Kazakh Tourism. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The PATA Chapters and Student Chapters willingly… Read the full press release

What Top Tourism Boards Can Teach Us About Digital

MADRID, Spain, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — There are an unlimited number of online resources travellers can use to plan and book their holidays. Platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and TripAdvisor are great sources of information and inspiration, but with so much potential coming from digital channels, destinations should be able to provide the… Read the full press release

VLeisure Launches New Credit Service, Empowering Travel Agents Through Greater Financial Control

VLeisure credit to free up agency funds, driving more sales for their business. London, UK, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — VLeisure the one-stop B2B travel marketplace connecting travel agents with inventory in over 147 countries, today announced a new credit service that will empower travel buyers.  Using VLeisure credit, agencies will be able to buy products… Read the full press release

UNWTO Observatory NETWORK (INSTO) welcomes Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory as new member

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). The Observatory will work to monitor tourism in the south-west region of Australia and help guide its sustainable development. The Australia’s South West Sustainable… Read the full press release

UK expects rise in visits from China for the upcoming China National Day and the Golden Week

The UK could look forward to a rise in visits from China in the coming week as China National Day and the Golden Week holiday get underway. LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Golden Week is a prime time of travel for the Chinese and more are choosing to visit the UK than… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand announces the appointment of two new Deputy Governors

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Deputy Governors, effective from 1 October, 2019. Ms. Thapanee Kiatphaibool has been promoted to the position of Deputy Governor for Tourism Products and Business. She will be overseeing the development and promotion of… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago in search for a tree to serve as the City’s “official” Christmas tree this holiday season

Chicago, IL, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is looking for a tree to grace Millennium Park and serve as the City’s “official” Christmas tree this holiday season. Through Friday, October 18, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will accept tree nominations from the Chicagoland area. The family of the… Read the full press release

EXO’s leader Suho joins the 4th International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao as Talent Ambassador

Macao, China, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The 4th International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao (referred to as “IFFAM” or the “Film Festival”) will be staged from 5th to 10th December this year. As an annual international event in Macao, the Film Festival will continue to push forward the development of Macao’s film, cultural and creative industries, enhance exchange… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand and Bangkok Airways launch new ‘Fly me to Thailand’ promotion

Gift cards, discounts and more privileges offered for travellers from CLMV, Malaysia, Singapore and India. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Airways have launched a new ‘Fly me to Thailand’ promotion, offering privileges, gift cards, discounts and many more special deals for travellers from Cambodia, Lao… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism

Riviera Maya, Mexico, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism, implementing incredibly extensive, eco-friendly conservation practices property-wide.  The five-star luxury resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has been awarded the Rainforest Alliance Certification.  From energy and water conservation to responsible,… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office and Leave No Trace Center announce new partnerships to mark National Public Lands Day

Ski towns, Colorado Mountain Club and top destinations join alliance to share Care for Colorado Principles with millions more Colorado travelers Denver, Colo., 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — In a bow to National Public Lands Day, the Colorado Tourism Office and Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics today (Sept. 28, 2019) announced strategic partnerships with… Read the full press release

Arkansas-born Cardinals right-hander Dick Hughes to join legends for a panel discussion at the Second Annual Hot Springs Baseball Weekend

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dick Hughes, the Arkansas-born Cardinals right-hander who was a rookie sensation on the mound in 1967, will join legends Ted Simmons, Steve Carlton and Al Hrabosky for a panel discussion on October 12 during the Second Annual Hot Springs Baseball Weekend, it was announced today… Read the full press release

Europe Tour Packages for Family

PUNE, India, 2019-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe as a continent is blessed with abundant natural beauty. It has Mediterranean landscapes in the south, rugged alps mountains in central-western Europe and Glaciers and polar landscapes in Scandinavia. Europe offers romantic gateways for couples, child-centric parks, and rides for teens and kids. Europe offers something… Read the full press release

Masai Mara Wildlife Travel Packages by Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya 

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Masai Mara National Reserve rare spotting of baby zebra in Kenya The baby zebra is being known as ‘blacker’ beautiful shade of black spots shades unlike the normal stripped zebra. Also known as ‘polka’ the cross – breed zebra goes viral on the internet with Kenyans excited… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces the finalists and semi-finalists of the 1st Sports Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with FC Barcelona’s Barça Innovation Hub, and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council have announced the finalists and semi-finalists of the 1st Sports Tourism Startup Competition, which recognizes disruptive, inspirational projects that have the potential to make an… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: Central Arkansas is a convenient basecamp for a variety of birding adventures this fall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — No matter the season, Arkansas is a prime destination for birdwatching. Fall in particular is a great time to visit The Natural State’s birding areas. The season brings cooler temperatures and fall foliage that enhance the experience, while also offering the opportunity to see migratory birds… Read the full press release

The Colorado Tourism Office to transform frontline tourism workers into Colorado experts with new online workforce training program

New digital platform provides free training to transform frontline tourism workers into Colorado experts Denver, Colo., 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) today (Sept. 24, 2019) launched a new online workforce training program called Colorado Concierge, which aims to turn frontline workers into Colorado experts and train them in Colorado-style customer… Read the full press release

Enjoy New Year’s Eve in Cuba

BCT offers a luxurious New Year’s Eve Cuba Journey MIAMI, FL, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A great marvel for any globetrotter is encountering the familiar, something you can identify with on a foreign land. New Year’s Eve in Cuba is somewhat of an enigma. On the one hand there are Cubans who celebrate… Read the full press release

Celebrate a luxurious New Year’s Eve in Havana, Cuba and improve the lives of the Cuban people

MIAMI, FL, USA, 2019-Sep-24  — /Travel PR News/ — A great marvel for any globetrotter is encountering the familiar, something you can identify with on a foreign land. New Year’s Eve in Cuba is somewhat of an enigma. On the one hand there are Cubans who celebrate the January 1st, 1959 anniversary of when Castro’s… Read the full press release

LUX* South Ari Atoll awarded Leading Eco-Friendly Resort in the Maldives at the 2019 South Asian Travel Awards

Male, Maldives, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — LUX* South Ari Atoll has been awarded Leading Eco-Friendly Resort in the Maldives at the 2019 South Asian Travel Awards (SATA), held at Amari Galle in Sri Lanka on 20 September 2019. The prestigious award was received by LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ representative Mario Attanayake, Business Development Manager… Read the full press release

Maldives wins 32 awards at the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2019

Male, Maldives, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives has bagged 32 awards at the biggest travel and tourism award in the region; South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2019. This year’s event was held at Amari Galle Hotel from 19-20 September. There were 500 nominations in 112 categories in this year’s SATA, including the visitor’s choice… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Singapore Tourism Board launch light-hearted film series to showcase the depth and breadth of Singapore

Singapore, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will take Singapore to the world stage with the launch of a light-hearted film series, titled ‘Unexpected Journeys’. The series – with three episodes spanning 20 minutes each – aims to surprise global audiences with the impressive range and value… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways and JR Kyushu to help domestic and international travelers experience the vibrant Kyushu region

JR Kyushu and ANA will collaborate to promote tourism in Kyushu. •Campaign includes special train tickets and multilingual website designed to make Kyushu more accessible to travelers. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is working with Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) to help… Read the full press release

VisitScotland partners with women’s health crusaders to provide free period products for its employees

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland has joined forces with women’s health crusaders to provide free period products for its employees. The national tourism organisation is fighting period poverty alongside social enterprise, Hey Girls by making sure staff – across 37 sites – have access to plastic-free tampons and sanitary pads. To… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand launches new project aimed at delivering ‘the best of the best’ of Krabi

Project aims to deliver ‘the best of the best’ in Krabi while promoting responsible tourism Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Krabi Office is launching its ‘Krabi Premium’ marketing concept aimed at delivering ‘the best of the best’ of Krabi. It offers meaningful experiences to tourists to hopefully… Read the full press release

El Informe de Gastos de Escapadas Urbanas 2019: Málaga encabeza la lista de destinos con mejor relación calidad-precio para escapadas urbanas

MALAGA, 2019-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Los destinos que ofrecen la mejor relación calidad-precio dependen en gran medida de cuánto se gastas cuando se llega allí. El Informe de Gastos de Escapadas Urbanas 2019 publicado por Vacaciones-Espana.es revela cómo los costos típicos para los viajeros varían mucho de una ciudad a otra en España este otoño/invierno…. Read the full press release