TAT: Krabi awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Krabi was awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards ceremony held on 30-31 October, 2018, at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok…. Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand announces expanded edition of Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang Nga 2019

The second edition of the Michelin Guide in Thailand features increased focus on Bangkok’s inner zone and surrounding cities as well as Phuket and Phang Nga. Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with Michelin, has announced the second Michelin Guide in Thailand edition that continues to… Read the full press release

Travel Packages to Kenya and Tours in Nairobi National Parks

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya’s National Airliner Kenya Airways launched its direct flights from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on 28th October, 2018 to New York John F. Kennedy Airport. This new route is intended to open up the 2 vibrant economies. Travel from the USA to Kenya will only be 15… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi Won the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

HANOI, Vietnam, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi is honored to be awarded as “Luxury Business Hotel”, regional winner – South East Asia – at the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards organized in Bali, Indonesia with the participation of 1,000 hotels all over the world. “Luxury Business Hotel” is one of… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association recognizes former Marriott executive Kathleen Matthews with leadership award for her contributions to travel and tourism

WASHINGTON, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Kathleen Matthews, the former chief global communications and public affairs officer at Marriott International, received a distinguished leadership award from the U.S. Travel Association in appreciation of her contributions to travel and tourism, promotion of sustainability, and support of diversity and inclusion in the industry. Matthews joined Marriott in… Read the full press release

Lisbon, Portugal to host The World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 on 1st December 2018

London, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Lisbon, Portugal is reinforcing its standing as a world-class tourism destination as it steps up to host the most important night of the year for the global travel and tourism industry. The World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 will take place at Lisbon’s historic Pátio da Galé… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism: Northwoods Trail System grand opening to take place Friday, November 16

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Arkansas, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — David Wiens, executive director of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), will be a special guest November 16 and 17 for the grand opening ceremonies for Hot Springs’ new Northwoods Trails System. The Northwoods Trail System grand opening will take place Friday, November 16, with… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin announces Malta as the host of the first LGBT+ Tourism Summit from 22 to 23 November 2018

International experts will discuss market developments, new marketing strategies and the economic prospects for the LGBT travel segment – The Malta Tourism Authority is collaborating with ITB Berlin, the host of the first LGBT+ Tourism Summit from 22 to 23 November 2018 Berlin, Germany, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Excellent prospects for the travel industry:… Read the full press release

STB names SingEx Venues as the Singapore Expo operator

Singapore, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced today (8 November 2018) the appointment of SingEx Venues Pte Ltd (SingEx) as the operator for the Singapore Expo Convention & Exhibition Centre (Singapore Expo). SingEx’s appointment will run for up to 10 years, starting from January 2019. As the incumbent operator SingEx’s management contract… Read the full press release

VisitBritain partners with Avanti Destinations to inspire travellers from the USA to explore Britain’s diverse culinary history and culture

VisitBritain will this week welcome 21 travel agents to the UK after partnering with a leading USA travel operator to show the UK as a top destination for food and drink. LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain has partnered with Avanti Destinations to create bookable itineraries, called ‘Local Flavours in Britain’, to… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism announces Ballet Arkansas’ 40th Anniversary Nutcracker Spectacular, December 6th – 9th, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Ballet Arkansas’ 40th Anniversary Nutcracker Spectacular takes the stage at the Robinson Performance Hall this December 6th – 9th, 2018 for four main stage performances and two student matinee performances. The largest holiday production in Central Arkansas, Ballet Arkansas’ Nutcracker has been a tradition in Little Rock… Read the full press release

UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit highlights on investment in tourism technology

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit, held yesterday by World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was well received by participants from government and the private sector for its more dynamic new format leading to more concrete takeaways around this year’s theme: Investment in Tourism Technology. This year,… Read the full press release

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism launches new initiative to provide support to local nonprofit agencies

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is proud to announce the launch of Santa MoniCARES, a coalition of SMTT representatives and community partners seeking to harness the hospitable nature and generosity of Santa Monica’s tourism industry to provide support to the city’s local nonprofit agencies. Santa MoniCARES… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association to hold PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan in September. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Tourism National Company JSC, the key organization in the tourism industry effectively promoting the tourist brand… Read the full press release

Eastin Residences Vadodara: Enjoy the vibrancy of the festive season with Indian Fusion Special menu at The Glass House – 24 Hour Multi Cuisine Restaurant

Vadodara, India, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastin Residences Vadodara – A Premium Boutique Serviced Residences in Alkapuri is all set to brighten up the festival of lights by presenting Indian Fusion Special menu starting tomorrow, 7th November to 11th November from 07.00 pm – 10:30 pm at The Glass House – 24 Hour Multi… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland to give away free tickets to some of the most iconic sites to celebrate St Andrew’s Day

To help celebrate St Andrew’s Day, we are launching a free Ticket Giveaway to some of Scotland’s top heritage visitor attractions. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has thousands of free tickets to give away to some of the most iconic sites in the country on Saturday 24 and Sunday… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office: Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) app now available for free download in the Apple and Google Play stores

CTO’s Conference in Vail first in the nation to be zero-waste; Denver named as 2019 site DENVER, CO, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced the launch of a new state app with guidance to more than 39,000 miles of trails as nearly 550 tourism industry stakeholders gathered this week in Vail for… Read the full press release

UNWTO, Procolombia and Sound Diplomacy announce launch of world’s first guide devoted to music and tourism Titled ‘Music is the New Gastronomy’

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with partners Procolombia and Sound Diplomacy, will launch the world’s first guide devoted to music and tourism on 6 November during the World Travel Market tourism trade show in London, UK. Titled ‘Music is the New Gastronomy’, the white paper is the… Read the full press release

Glasgow’s much-loved venue, Kelvin Hall earns five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Glasgow’s iconic Kelvin Hall has been awarded a five-star rating from Scotland’s national tourism organisation. The much-loved venue, which is currently undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment, received VisitScotland’s top Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme accolade in recognition of its exceptional customer service and high-quality facilities. The project to renovate Kelvin… Read the full press release

The newest Arkansas Welcome Center in Harrison will be officially opened on Friday, Nov. 2

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Natural State’s newest Arkansas Welcome Center, located in Harrison, will be officially dedicated on Friday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. The event is hosted by the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) and the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism (ADPT). The public is invited to… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions

2019 initiatives highlight the “Year of Chicago Theatre,” Chicago’s Music Legacy and thousands of public programs in downtown Chicago and across the city’s neighborhoods Chicago, Illinois, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions… Read the full press release

VisitEngland launches campaign to inspire young Brits to discover the UK by taking mini gap-year style breaks

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland is today (Wednesday 24 October) launching a campaign to inspire more young Brits to discover the UK by taking mini gap-year style breaks. The £2.5 million ‘Join the World – #MyMicrogap’ campaign targets young people with experiences and activities typically taken during a gap-year that can be condensed… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office unveils new animated video to reduce the impact of travelers on Colorado resources

DENVER, CO, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A clueless hiker, critters posing for food and a musical moose/bear duo are the latest cast of characters enlisted by the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) to reduce the impact of travelers on Colorado resources. In the latest expression of its partnership with the Leave No Trace Center… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism: Newly updated and expanded Hampson Archeological Museum State Park opens to public

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — An updated and expanded Hampson Archeological Museum State Park in northeast Arkansas will open Friday, October 26, 2018, to the public. In years past, the Hampson Museum was housed in a much smaller structure, which limited the ability to showcase many pieces of this unique assortment of… Read the full press release

Travel to Kenya Best Top Tours Trips and Safaris to Book Online

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — This season we have selected a few luxury packages the best way to spend your holiday season and the but first have you read our reviews on trip advisor or NAIROBI TOURS ONLINE SITE – https://cruzeiro-safaris.com/nairobi-tours 1. He goes by the alias code name Kichwa(Head) others call him Panthera… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Investment and Tourism Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City to promote trade to and from Vietnam

MoU with Investment and Tourism Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City to boost trade links 66% growth in the last two years in cargo carried to and from Vietnam Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has today signed an MoU with the Investment and Tourism Promotion Centre of Ho Chi… Read the full press release

UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends – 2018 report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in international arrivals

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in partnership with the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (GTERC), presented its Asia Tourism Trends Report today (23 October 2018) at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao (China). The report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet lists Scotland’s Highlands and Islands amongst top 10 ‘Best in Travel’ destinations for 2019

EDINBURGH, 2018-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s Highlands and Islands* have earned their place as one of the top must-see destinations in the world in 2019. Travel authority, Lonely Planet, has today (23 October) revealed that the regions have been listed amongst its top 10 ‘Best in Travel’ destinations for 2019 – the only… Read the full press release

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