UNWTO holds successful 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in the Spanish city of San Sebastian

San Sebastian, Spain, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Around 500 participants from 90 countries are attending the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in the Spanish city of San Sebastian (2-3 May), hosted by the Basque Culinary Center (BCC). This year’s event centers on the contribution of gastronomy tourism to job creation and to the… Read the full press release

The next PATA Youth Symposium will take place in Cebu, Philippines on Thursday, May 9

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, will take 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, the Symposium is generously… Read the full press release

Telefónica and UNWTO collaborate in the development and implementation of digital entrepreneurship and training initiatives

The framework agreement between the two organizations was signed in Madrid by Jaime Cabal, Deputy Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, and by Eduardo Navarro, Director of Communication, Corporate Affairs, Branding and Sustainability of Telefónica. The alliance, whose first phase will be in effect until the end of 2020, revolves around four initial lines of… Read the full press release

Colombia hosts UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure: Scaling Up

A national innovation forum Connecting the key players of the tourism innovation ecosystem Scaling up disruptive business models Cartagena de Indias ,Colombia, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure: Scaling Up´ organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of the Colombian government, gathered 700 participants from around the world…. Read the full press release

MGTO hosted a dialogue session with local youths at the 7th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo

Macao, China, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) hosted a dialogue session between local youths and Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes at the 7th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (referred to as “MITE”) yesterday (27 April). Youth organizations under the tutelage of five of MITE’s co-organizers keenly participated in the genuine… Read the full press release

New Hillside Suite at Singita Sasakwa Lodge – The Ultimate Private Retreat

Hillside Suite at Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Cape Town, South Africa, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Sweeping views of Singita Grumeti, Tanzania, Hillside SuiteApril 2019 – In June 2019, Hillside Suite, set on the edge of a cliff, overlooking the endless plains of the Serengeti, opens to guests. With a private access road and all the trimmings of an exclusive retreat,… Read the full press release

U Tropicana Alibaug appoints new Spa Manager from Thailand – Ms. Thanipawan Thavornpattarapong

Mumbai, India, 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ —  U Tropicana, Alibaug is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Thanipawan Thavornpattarapong from Thailand as the Spa Manager at U Sante Spa. With this Thai appointment U Tropicana Alibaug aims to elevate the overall guest experience by setting new standards in spa treatment and services and offer… Read the full press release

Scotland from the Sky to showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes

Three-part BBC1 Scotland series reveals Scotland’s hidden ancient past through aerial photography held in the Historic Environment Scotland (HES) archives. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aerial photography held in our archives will showcase Scotland’s ever-changing landscapes in Scotland from the Sky which returns to BBC One at 9pm on Wednesday 17 April. The three-part second… Read the full press release

Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on May 4th

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Conway, AR, Saturday, May 4th, 2019 – Adult literacy nonprofit Literacy Action of Central Arkansas invites cyclists to register for the 12th Annual Tour de Toad Charity Bike Ride event on Saturday, May 4th at the Conway Municipal Airport. Participants can sign up at https://www.active.com/conway-ar/cycling/races/12th-annual-tour-de-toad-and-iron-toad-charity-bike-ride-2019. Tour de Toad… Read the full press release

5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

International experts will gather at the Forum, which will feature presentations and master classes as participants share knowledge and best practices. The event will also host the final stage of First Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, whose winner will be decided. Madrid / San Sebastián, Spain, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The countdown begins for… Read the full press release

Balearic Islands Poised to Become First Tourism Destination Developed Under 2030 Agenda

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera) to the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, is one of the main objectives of the agreement signed between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the IMPULSA BALEARS Foundation. Its aim is to jumpstart… Read the full press release

VisitBritain holds flagship business event MeetGB

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain’s flagship business event MeetGB gets underway this week highlighting to global buyers why the UK is the destination of choice for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE). VisitBritain is set to host 90 event planners from across Europe and North America who are coming together to… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism releases April edition of “Discover Arkansas”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The April edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. This month, it’s all about the music of Arkansas. You’ll learn more about our small towns with big… Read the full press release

UNWTO holds the First Ministerial Conference on Air Transport and Tourism in Africa

Sal Island, Cabo Verde, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The First Ministerial Conference on Air Transport and Tourism in Africa co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Government of Cabo Verde was held in Sal Island, Cabo Verde, attracting over 20 Ministers of Tourism, Transport and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport promotes the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A team from Bristol Airport is promoting the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany this week (8 – 10 April 2019). The conference provides an annual opportunity for the world’s top airlines and airports to explore potential new route opportunities. Key criteria when… Read the full press release

UNWTO holds The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon Municipality concluded Friday in Lisbon, Portugal. The event gathered Mayors and high-level city representatives from around the world, UN agencies and the private… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces the finalists of the inaugural Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), with the support of PromPeru have announced the finalists to win the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, which recognize disruptive, inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to innovation in gastronomy tourism. Over 300 initiatives were… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

PATA announces the winners of the PATA BUFFET for Youth Challenge

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the winner of the PATA BUFFET for Youth Challenge, Food Saviors from India representing the National Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Management, for their impact in reducing food waste on campus. The Challenge was implemented as part of PATA’s efforts… Read the full press release

Key points on trekking Kilimanjaro and successful summit climb tips

Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tips for successful climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, brought to you by Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris Ltd. A – Mental and physical preparation: Prepare psychologically and be positive that you can. If you work in office regularly, spare some time for gym exercise to stretch muscles and increase lung capacity… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland announces return of the popular £1 offer for Young Scot card-holders

Young Scots get the keys to the country as £1 day out returns EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) will be lowering drawbridges and opening gates to young people at historic sites across the country as the popular £1 offer for Young Scot card-holders returns. HES will be partnering with Young Scot,… Read the full press release

Digital solutions took centre stage during the ‘UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure Forum: Middle East”

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Digital solutions for tourism, innovating to ensure tourism’s contribution to sustainable development, and a tourism start-competition, took centre stage during the ‘UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure Forum: Middle East”. Held within the 45th Meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Middle East, the forum gathered ministers and tourism… Read the full press release

Arkansas lands NCAA Golf Championships

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Arkansas is a great location for golfing at all levels, from beginner to pro. The scenic beauty of the state is a natural complement to the game of golf. The Arkansas Golf Trail was created to showcase the variety of scenic courses across the state and has… Read the full press release

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 unveiled

Macao, China, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 was unveiled this evening (March 26) in Macao at a gala event at Wynn Palace. Top chefs and restaurateurs from across Asia witnessed in the city the announcement of the highly anticipated annual ranking of the fifty most influential restaurants… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) launches three smart tourism projects

Macao, China, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) officially launched three smart tourism projects into service today (26 March), fully capitalizing on the leading technology of Alibaba Cloud on cloud computing, big data application and other areas to push forward smart tourism. The projects are expected to bring greater convenience for… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Castle remains the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions

Attractions in Scotland saw the biggest increase in visitors according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Edinburgh Castle has retained its status as the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) which today (Wednesday 27 March) released its… Read the full press release

PATA: Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk to speak at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019)

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is proud to announce that Airbnb co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer, and Chairman of Airbnb China, Nathan Blecharczyk has been confirmed to speak at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019).  The event, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, will be taking place from May 9-12 at Radisson… Read the full press release

THE REGIONAL MUSIC HERITAGE WEEKEND: 2019 PRESENTS “RAGTIME TO ROCKABILLY CELEBRATION”, MARCH 29-30, 2019 AT HISTORIC DOWNTOWN TEXARKANA

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Friday the 29th opens with Gala Preview Concerts at Silvermoon on Broad Theatre (217 W. Broad St.) at 7pm.  Hors d’oeuvres and wine & beer will be served!  The awarding of the Scottie trophy to the winner of the Ragtime Piano Artist!  Guest stars are Joyce Grant, great-great… Read the full press release

UNWTO held a successful forum on “Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation” in Segovia, Spain

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held today (26 Mar 2019) in Segovia, the forum “Facing the Demographic Challenge through Tourism and Innovation”, whose opening was attended by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez; Spain’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, María Reyes Maroto; the President of the Junta de Castilla y… Read the full press release

John Edman reappointed as the Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism

ST. PAUL, Minn., 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced that John Edman will continue to serve as the Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism. Mr. Edman has served as the Director since his initial appointment in 2004. “Minnesota is making a name for itself as a place… Read the full press release