Tourism Authority of Thailand announces the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver until 30 April

The period Thailand celebrates Chinese New Year in February and Thai New Year (Songkran) in April. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Royal Thai Government has approved the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver for citizens of 20 countries until 30 April…. Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association opens submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2019

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is now accepting submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2019. Deadline for submissions is February 28, 2019. PATA is a not-for-profit membership association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. As… Read the full press release

Macao to host cooking show open to the public with chefs from UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy from around the world

Macao, China, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao will hold for the first time this weekend (January 19 and 20) a cooking show open to the public with chefs from UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy from around the world. Organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), with the coordination of Macau Culinary Association, the outdoor… Read the full press release

Guide me UA offers Exclusive Private Tour Packages to Ukraine: Kiev, Lviv, Odessa

Travel to Ukraine with Guide me UA

KIEV, Ukraine, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Guide me UA is one of the best tour operators in Ukraine offering a huge choice of value-for-money Ukraine holidays with individual approach. Going to explore the unknown site of Eastern Europe? – Guide me UA Travel Operator in Ukraine offers the most popular itineraries to explore Ukrainian… Read the full press release

Kittilä Airport in Lapland ready to welcome even larger numbers of travellers following expansion and renovation

VANTAA, Finland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourists keen to see the aurora borealis, skiers and other visitors heading to Western Lapland will travel to the fells more effortlessly, as the renovated Kittilä Airport is now in operation. The expansion work adds to the comfort of the airport. After a thorough renovation and expansion, Kittilä Airport… Read the full press release

Germany Domestic tourism: The number of overnight stays is expected to reach a new record of around 477 million in 2018 (+ 4%)

WIESBADEN, Germany, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In the period from January to November 2018, the number of overnight stays increased by 4% to 447.9 million compared to the same period of the previous year. Of these, 81.5 million were foreign guests (+ 5%) and 366.4 million domestic guests (+ 4%). In November 2018, there… Read the full press release

VisitBritain: visit numbers from Japan to reach 270,000 in 2019, a 9% increase on 2017

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Japanese tourism to the UK is expected to grow this year to its highest level since 2007, as the two countries continue to strengthen economic and cultural ties. National tourism agency VisitBritain expects visit numbers from Japan to reach 270,000 in 2019, a 9% increase on 2017…. Read the full press release

TAT: Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019

The 12th biannual event showcases responsible and sustainable tourism. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards, the country’s most prestigious awards that recognises the Thai travel industry’s best and brightest, opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) initiated the biannual awards project… Read the full press release

VisitScotland awards Four Star Gold award to Glentower Lower Observatory guest house

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland guest house which, over a century ago, received telegraph signals from the summit of Ben Nevis and transmitted them to shipping ports as gale warnings for skippers, has received a gold Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland. The national tourist board awarded Glentower Lower Observatory guest house, in… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours Offers an Exclusive Private Italy Tours to Piedmont for Celebrating Your Vacations

  Townsend, DE, USA, 2019-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours is one of the most family-friendly tour operators in Italy offering a huge choice of value-for-money Italy holidays to top quality Italy destination Piedmont. You have a golden opportunity to explore the second biggest region in Italy, notable for its elegance and the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland welcomes National Television Awards’ decision to bring this year’s nomination announcement to Scotland and V&A Dundee

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead, said: “We are honoured that the National Television Awards has chosen Dundee to make the announcement of who will be in the running for a coveted National Television Award. This is the very first time that the nominations have been revealed in a live… Read the full press release

New report explores how Stopover Tourism is positively affecting visitor arrival numbers

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Stopovers have a bad reputation. Travellers think of stopovers either as a long and tiring part of a trip or a rushed, stressful experience. However, stopovers do not need be tedious and boring; indeed, they can become an enjoyable part of the trip itself. Governments, tourism organisations, airlines,… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours Rolls Out New Tours throughout Sicily for making memorable New Year vacation

  Townsend, DE, USA, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Sicily is one of the most popular tropical getaways in Italy and well famous tourist attraction point in Italy, according to the popularity, Italy Luxury Tours is now offering the complete luxurious tour to Sicily to start your amazing new year. Sicily, the largest of Italy’s… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris unveils top travel ideas for solo travelers in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The most preferred destination in Africa is Kenya. Travel plans your trips online or offline today. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya has had many years of experience and they are continuing to make more holiday makers achieve their dream of the ONLY BEST holiday!!!! Read their tripadvisor reviews for… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin Convention, the world’s largest tourism convention is attracting numerous heavyweights including Airbnb, Alibaba and Expedia

BERLIN, Germany, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest tourism convention is attracting numerous heavyweights. From 6 to 9 March 2019 at the ITB Berlin Convention, 400 leading figures from tourism, politics and business will be speaking about the future of travel at a total of 200 events. Featuring a new design, the Convention… Read the full press release

Singapore Tourism Board features young athletes in its new marketing strategy

Singapore, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time ever, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is featuring young athletes as an integral part of its marketing efforts.   The young athletes take centre stage in newly-created content by STB, such as its Action Seekers tribe film[1], and also star as the coaches in a fun… Read the full press release

Punta del Este Convention Bureau becomes the first destination management organization in the world to receive UNWTO.QUEST Certification

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has granted UNWTO.QUEST Certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau, which became the first destination management organization in the world to receive this certification. The Punta del Este Convention Bureau, a UNWTO Affiliate Member, participated in the UNWTO.QUEST Certification pilot project that… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours is now Offering a Chance to Plan Christmas Holidays in Florence

Townsend, DE, USA, 2019-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — As we know that Italy is always ready to amaze you with their stunning attractions and charming atmosphere. And, Christmas in Florence can be one of the most exceptional experiences of your trip to Italy which is now offered by the custom luxury tour provider Italy Luxury… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours is Now Coming with a Luxury Classical Tour to the Art Cities of Italy

Townsend, DE, US, 2019-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours let you explore the real culture and divine art of Italy through their exclusive combined tour to the art cities of Italy for 9 nights/10 days. They are perfectly planning to make your vacation more exciting and memorable. You must be knowing that the… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours is offering Luxurious Tour to Venice, Lake Como & Florence for 10 nights/11 days

Townsend, DE, USA, 2019-Jan-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy is a country that’s as varied as the palettes of its great artists, awash with color and culture. According to this, Italy Luxury Tours is now coming with an incredible and luxurious combined tour package to the outstanding cities of Italy that is, Venice, Lake Como… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours is Now Offering a Combined Classical Tour to Gulf of Naples & Amalfi Coast

Townsend, DE, USA, 2019-Jan-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours is feeling grateful to offer the luxurious combined classic tour to the Gulf of Naples and Amalfi coast for 9 nights/10 days. If you are searching for a luxurious classic tour to Italy, you have come to the right place. Italy Luxury Tours is one… Read the full press release

Executive Elevation at Eastin Residences Vadodara

Vadodara, India, 2019-Jan-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ms. Shital Joshi promoted to Hotel Manager effective January, 2019. Mr. Shalil Suvarna, Absolute Hotel Services Vice President – Operations & Pre-Opening India/ME is delighted to announce the advancement of Ms. Shital Joshi, to Hotel Manager at Eastin Residences Vadodara. In this enhanced role, Shital will now oversee… Read the full press release

Virgin Australia to commence flights to Bali daytime services together with competitive fares; a winning combination for Territorians

Virgin Australia DRW-DPS

Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a new three times weekly, seasonal service to Denpasar, Bali starting next April. Darwin, Australia, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — CEO NT Airports, Ian Kew said: “Following the reduction in services on the Darwin to… Read the full press release

UNWTO and the Basque Culinary Center to co-organize the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism on 2-3 May 2019 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) will co-organize the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism on 2-3 May 2019 at the Kursaal Congress Center in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. The Forum is supported by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of Spain, the Basque Government, the Provincial Council of… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality to offer guests unique and diversified experiences that are authentic Qatari

A recognition of Qatari’s homegrown products on the occasion of Qatar National Day Doha, Qatar, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar, introduces Go Local. Buy Local. Eat Local as a celebration of Qatari’s homegrown products on the occasion of Qatar National Day; offered in… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces the inauguration of the first specialized hub for tourism in the Americas: Unidigital

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provided its support at the inauguration in Argentina of the first specialized hub for tourism in the Americas: Unidigital, with which a collaboration agreement was signed to promote innovation in tourism. Madrid, Spain, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Unidigital is the result of the collaboration between the public and private sectors to… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours Offers Luxurious Private Northern Italy Tour to Get Exciting Experience

Townsend, DE, USA, 2018-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours is one of the most reputable tour operators and travel planners in the world. They have designed a full-fledged private luxury tour to Northern Italy. The environmental diversity and rich culture of Northern Italy are its most striking characteristic that fascinates a lot of… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury tours Provide Well Maintained and Fascinating Luxury Custom Tours to Italy

Townsend, DE, 2018-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours is one of the certified incoming tour operator companies in the US. They have various custom & personalized tour packages for various locations across Italy. They offer luxurious and attractive private tours to Italy. If you are looking for the most unique and exclusive tours… Read the full press release

Italy Luxury Tours Offers Attractive Apulia & Salento Food and Wine Tours in Italy

Townsend, DE, 2018-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Italy Luxury Tours is a world-leading provider of Exclusive and Personalized Luxury Travel packages to Italy. They are now offering the most exquisite food and wine tour packages to the Apulia & Salento which are most popular for their delicious cuisine. In today’s era, food and wine tours are… Read the full press release

UNWTO and Globalia announce 10 finalists for the inaugural UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

The 10 finalists will present their projects in January 2019 within the framework of Fitur in Madrid.   The finalists were selected among 3000 projects from 132 countries:  Awake (Colombia), By Hours (Spain), e-bot (Germany), The FreeBird Club (Ireland), Howazit (Israel), Kompas (UK), Pruvo (Israel), Refundit (Israel), Seevoov (Israel), Stay 22 (Canada). The collaboration between UNWTO… Read the full press release