UNWTO and Basque Culinary Center launch pioneering initiative for the gastronomic tourism sector

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), have launched a pioneering initiative for the gastronomic tourism sector, with a global call for startups or companies, mature or emerging, technological and non-technological, with innovative ideas capable of revolutionizing and integrating gastronomy in tourism and inspiring tourists… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney wins Conference and Events Venue of the Year title At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney took the crown for Conference and Events Venue of the Year. The TAA NSW Awards for Excellence are recognised as the most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards, honouring the achievement of excellence in a wide… Read the full press release

VisitEngland’s ROSE Award 2018 winners announced

VisitEngland has today Tuesday 16 October revealed the winners of the fourth annual ROSE Awards at the Independent Hotel Show in London. LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The ROSE Awards, this year awarded to 100 recipients across the country, puts the spotlight on those accommodation providers across England who provide visitors with the… Read the full press release

VisitEngland supports tourism businesses in England trade internationally with a new inbound tourism toolkit

VisitEngland has launched a digital education programme to support tourism businesses in England to sell their products and services internationally. LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘Taking England to the World – an inbound tourism toolkit’ has been created to support destinations and small and medium sized tourism businesses make the move into… Read the full press release

New initiative launched to inspire publicly listed Thai companies to join TAT’s sustainable tourism efforts

Collaboration compliments TAT’s ongoing “Go Local” grass roots sustainability initiative Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), are launching a “CSR & SET in the Local” initiative to inspire more publicly listed Thai companies to join TAT’s sustainable tourism efforts…. Read the full press release

The city of Chicago offers free holiday cheers at the Millennium Park Campus

Chicago, IL, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Park will be the epicenter of holiday cheer in Chicago, featuring your favorite seasonal traditions, Chicago’s official Christmas Tree, ice skating, music, exhibitions, a NEW holiday art market, the Lurie Garden in winter and free family fun. The Millennium Park Campus is comprised of events and attractions… Read the full press release

Chiang Mai voted among the Top 20 Small Cities in the World in Condé Nast Traveller’s 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — After a record-breaking awards haul so far this year, Thailand has once again been recognised with yet another prestigious honour by Condé Nast Traveller’s readers, who voted Chiang Mai among the Top 20 Small Cities in the World in its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards. This is hot on the heels… Read the full press release

Braemar Highland Experience secures a five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A tour operator which offers bespoke tours in the Cairngorms National Park is celebrating after achieving a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland. Braemar Highland Experience, situated in Royal Deeside has secured a five-star rating from the national tourism organisation. The grading highlights businesses within the VisitScotland Quality… Read the full press release

Garleton Lodge awarded a four-star gold accolade from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxury hotel in East Lothian has achieved a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland just one year after opening. Garleton Lodge nestled in a countryside setting between Haddington and Gullane, has been awarded a four-star gold accolade from the national tourism organisation. Having worked in the property… Read the full press release

Eastin Residences Vadodara : Get ready to savour Indian Fusion Delicacies for the next nine days this Navratri at The Glass House – 24 Hour Multi Cuisine Restaurant

Get ready to savour Indian Fusion Delicacies for the next nine days this Navratri at The Glass House – 24 Hour Multi Cuisine Restaurant. Vadodara, India, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastin Residences Vadodara – A Premium 4 Star Boutique Serviced Residences in Alkapuri is all set to brighten up your Navratri celebrations by… Read the full press release

Ukraine Tour: Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa by Guide me UA

Ukraine Tour - Travel to Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Want to go on a trip to Eastern Europe and do not know where to go? We invite you to Ukraine! Beautiful nature, ancient architecture, the sea, forests, castles, churches, beautiful and cheerful people, and varied cuisine! Travel to Ukraine! We will show you the best Ukraine has… Read the full press release

Why You Must Visit Maasai Mara in Kenya For Safari Tours

The Massai Mara National Reserve, Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a quintessential safari experience, Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the best wildlife reserves in Africa, home to over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds. Aside from the excellent wildlife… Read the full press release

Why The Best Safaris Are In Kenya – Masai Mara & Amboseli

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya is the land of giants, where the some of the world’s largest land mammals roam free! Kenya is Africa’s crowning jewel, jam-packed with paradisiac beaches, friendly people, captivating cultures and so much more.  Discover the region with kenyasafarideals.com a tour operator offering  incredible deals for  Kenya… Read the full press release

Flights to Nairobi Kenya from New York USA makes trips and travel planning pleasurable

Nairobi, Kenya, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya Airways the official carrier of the Republic of Kenya will from October 2018 commence flights from New York, USA to Nairobi, Kenya. This is a welcome move in the travel and tourism industry in Kenya that is intended to see an increase of tourist and business travellers… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Destination New South Wales extend partnership

Singapore, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Mr Adam Marshall, today (05 October 2018 ) jointly announced an extension to the highly successful partnership between SIA and the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW. Aimed at boosting tourism traffic… Read the full press release

PATA Annual Summit 2020 to be held in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE from May 15-18

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Annual Summit 2020 from May 15-18 in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the fastest growing tourism destinations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The announcement was made by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy during the PATA Board Meeting on… Read the full press release

VisitScotland to launch new campaign dedicated to attracting visitors to the South of Scotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Half a million pounds of funding has been announced to launch a new campaign dedicated to attracting visitors to the South of Scotland. VisitScotland has been granted the additional funding from the Scottish Government to launch an ambitious two-year campaign to promote the south of Scotland as… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: Golden Week holiday could boost Chinese visitors to UK

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK could look forward to a rise in visitors from China in the coming week as the Golden Week holiday gets underway today (Monday 1 October). Golden Week is a prime time of travel for the Chinese and more are choosing to visit the UK than ever… Read the full press release

China Team named the champion at the 29th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest

Macao, China, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The 29th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest culminated in splendour tonight (1 October), the National Day. Liuyang New Year Fireworks Trading Co., Ltd from China won the championship, followed by the fireworks teams Marutamaya Ogatsu Fireworks Co., Ltd. from Japan and Potsdamer Feuerwerk GmbH from Germany as the first… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines extend strategic marketing partnership

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines have re-affirmed their strong commercial ties by signing a new three-year strategic marketing deal worth A$11 million. The agreement will see the two parties jointly fund a range of tourism campaigns and promotional activities in eight of Australia’s key inbound markets – Singapore,… Read the full press release

Madrid strengthens its international image in China as MICE destination

Madrid City Council’s Tourism Department –through Madrid Convention Bureau (MCB)– is holding a roadshow in China to promote the capital as a venue for professional meetings This week Shanghai and Beijing will host two events aimed at presenting the destination of Madrid to fifty Chinese companies and agencies with an interest in holding their events… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago in search for its “official” Christmas tree to grace Millennium Park this holiday season

Tree nominations will be accepted through October 19 The 105th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is November 16 in Millennium Park Chicago, IL, , 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago is looking for a tree to grace Millennium Park this holiday season and serve as the City’s “official” Christmas tree. Through October 19,… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association recognized the accomplishments of PATA Chapters and Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia on Saturday, September 15 during the PATA Board Dinner and Chapter Awards Presentation, hosted by Tourism Malaysia. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The PATA Chapter and Student Chapters, through… Read the full press release

PATA Recovery Advisory Group ready to assist disaster affected destinations around the world

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With the frequency and severity of natural disasters occurring around the world, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is ready to assist affected destinations around the world as they look to quickly rebuild and recover. The PATA Recovery Advisory Group assists member destinations in identifying key challenges facing the sector and providing… Read the full press release

Riu Palace Oasis in Gran Canaria reopens following a spectacular 40 million Euro makeover

The hotel in Gran Canaria is presenting a new style and new services, as well as a new category of rooms with private pools. The hotel’s décor has been carefully considered and it combines spectacular features, such as the monumental light in the lobby, with other simpler ones, to create a renovated and very elegant… Read the full press release

TUI Care Foundation and Plan International partner to launch a new initiative in Hue City, Vietnam

TUI Care Foundation and Plan International have again joined forces to create a safety network for disadvantaged communities  The project provides vocational training to 350 youths and supports families in organising collaborative financing schemes  Berlin, Germany, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Care Foundation and Plan International have joined forces to launch a new… Read the full press release

Macao Tourism Data plus now provides a new spectrum of statistics for users — the Golden Week Statistics

Macao, China, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Macao Tourism Data plus (“MTD plus”), an online platform of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) to indicate local tourism statistics, debuts a new spectrum of statistics, namely the Golden Week Statistics and the provisional statistical data during the Golden Weeks, to familiarize the public with the… Read the full press release

Executive Announcement at Absolute Hotel Services India Regional Office     

Mumbai, India, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Absolute Hotel Services Managing Director Indian subcontinent & the Middle East, Mr. Sameer Dharkar is delighted to announce appointment of Priya Mokal as Associate Director MarCom & PR  based in Absolute Hotel Services Regional Office in Mumbai effective September 2018.  As Associate Director of Marcom & PR, Priya will… Read the full press release

The who’s who of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2018 at Sandals Montego Bay

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in the Caribbean and North America have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Jamaica. The who’s who of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2018 at Sandals Montego Bay to find out who… Read the full press release

San Diego’s iconic waterfront welcomes visitors and adrenaline junkies alike during extreme, world-class water sports events this autumn

San Diego, CA, USA, 2018-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors are invited to take the plunge and see San Diego’s typically tranquil waters churned into challenging aquatic arenas for professional daredevils to race, sail, swoop and dive the depths of its beautiful bays. This autumn, San Diego’s iconic waterfront welcomes visitors and adrenaline junkies… Read the full press release