The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India welcomed 300 delegates from 28 countries

RISHIKESH, India, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 began on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance for the three-day niche event, comprising a one-day-travel mart and one-day conference. The event, which was organised by the Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko supports young talents through Kempinski Concertini initiative

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — During the past weekend, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko launched the inspiring Kempinski Concertini initiative in cooperation with the National Humanitarian High School St. St. Cyril and Methodius – Blagoevgrad. Kempinski Concertini is a series of interactive mini-concerts, taking place in the Kempinski hotels around the world. The initiative… Read the full press release

Qantas presents an immersive virtual reality representation of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is using virtual reality (VR) in the development of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport, which is set to open at the end of 2019. Industrial designer David Caon and his team have created an immersive virtual reality representation of the design concept, providing a… Read the full press release

Amistad Partners to support Meritus Hotels & Resorts’ Sales &Marketing Efforts in Europe & the USA

SINGAPORE,  2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Amistad Partners, a global hotel representation company delivering sales and marketing solutions to leading independent hotel groups, has been tasked to help boost Meritus Hotels & Resorts’ brand visibility and market share in Europe and the United States. Award-winning Asian hospitality group Meritus Hotels & Resorts manages the iconic… Read the full press release

Star Alliance announces partnership with Skyscanner

Refresh of staralliance.com features new look and improved functionality for customers Frankfurt, Germany, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view airfares and book them directly with its member… Read the full press release

UNWTO releases new report “Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development”

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The report “Walking Tourism – Promoting Regional Development” showcases examples of walking tourism which can serve as a practical reference for destinations looking into the role of walking tourism for their own regional development. Walking tourism is now one of the most popular ways to experience a destination. It… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces the expansion of its music campaign to promote U.S. destinations to international travelers

Hear The Music, Experience The USA adds 10 Cities and 10 Artists to Its Campaign WASHINGTON, DC, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, announces the expansion of Hear The Music, Experience The USA, an integrated marketing campaign that uses the power of American music to promote U.S…. Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo operates nine special flower charters covering five continents to meet additional demand for Valentine’s Day

Air cargo carrier operates nine special flower charters covering five continents in February to meet additional demand First direct flowers charters for Emirates SkyCargo from Nairobi to Sydney and from Quito to Los Angeles Over 50,000 tonnes of flowers exported by carrier in 2018 making an important economic contribution to local economies Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-13… Read the full press release

Wyndham Destinations extends sponsorship of Richard Petty Motorsports through 2020

World’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company will be showcased on Richard Petty Motorsports’ #43 car in the 2019 Daytona 500. ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, today (Feb. 12, 2019) celebrated the extension of their sponsorship of Richard Petty Motorsports through 2020.  As the longest serving… Read the full press release

New Hyatt Place survey looks at ways travel affects American breakfast habits

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As Americans gear up to travel in 2019, a new survey from the Hyatt Place brand found that the more people spend their time away from home, the more likely it is that they will eat the proverbial “most important meal of the day.” The survey of 1,507 respondents,… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts launches an intuitive and thoughtful wellbeing programme to help guests unwind, get a peaceful night’s rest

Personalised sleep experiences unveiled at properties in Dubai, Makati, the Seychelles and Warsaw as part of luxury brand’s commitment to enhancing guests’ emotional wellbeing Paris, France, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Hotels & Resorts is raising the bar when it comes to rest with the launch of an intuitive and thoughtful wellbeing programme… Read the full press release

Indy Airport to make Valentine’s Day even sweeter with treats from the South Bend Chocolate Company and a special performance from Indianapolis Ballet

Event ‘gives us another reason to gather and celebrate all that is Indianapolis’ INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Love will be in the air at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) on Feb. 14, as Indianapolis Ballet showcases a special performance in Civic Plaza to celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Six… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new influencer competition

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Have you been to the mountains in Colorado, stepped in the sand of the San Diego beaches, danced to the music in Nashville, or heard the bustling streets in New York City? Now you can cross these trips and more off your travel bucket list if you are a Southwest Airlines Storyteller and… Read the full press release

GLP Films announces an open call for video submissions for their upcoming film event at ITB Berlin

Kennebunkport, Maine, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating their 10th Anniversary, GLP Films (GLP), an award-winning content marketing agency for the travel and sustainability industries, announces an open call for video submissions for their upcoming film event at ITB Berlin.  The “6th Annual Short-Film Showcase” will feature the best sustainable tourism films from around the globe at… Read the full press release

Qantas has today released an ultra-premium credit card that appeals to its growing group of high spending members

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today ( 12TH FEBRUARY 2019) released an ultra-premium credit card that offers Qantas First Class Lounge access, Status Credits, flight discounts and enough Qantas Points for a business class flight from Sydney to London[i] (opens in new window) upon sign up. The Qantas Premier Titanium Mastercard® also offers the… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces a specially crafted Valentine’s Day offer

Mumbai, India, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, today (Feb 11, 2019) announced a specially crafted Valentine’s Day offer that will allow the airline’s guests to gift their loved one an unforgettable memory at 35,000 feet! As part of the offer, guests can pre-book their special gift from JetBoutique… Read the full press release

Moxy NYC Chelsea will be home to Putnam & Putnam’s first retail location

NYC’s trendiest florists transform Moxy’s entrance into an overgrown flower boutique NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (02/11/2019), Moxy NYC Chelsea announces an exclusive collaboration with New York City’s favorite florist duo, Michael and Darroch Putnam of Putnam & Putnam. Opening February 14th, just in time to buy flowers on Valentine’s Day, Moxy Chelsea… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines customers now can book tickets for flights 360 days ahead

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will be changing the reservation start date for international flights from the conventional 330 days to 360 days prior to departure. As inbound demand from overseas countries has been on the rise every year, this new rule enables customers to book and issue tickets for… Read the full press release

Oakwood Olympic & Olive lobby area transformed into new interior showroom of West Elm’s most popular living room and office furniture

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), announced today (February 7, 2019) that its Oakwood Olympic & Olive property in Downtown Los Angeles, lobby area has been outfitted with a curated selection of West Elm’s most popular living room and office furniture, creating a new interior showroom. The… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport announces the return of The Holiday Show on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Holiday Show, in association with Shannon Airport, returns to the UL Sport Arena, Limerick on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019, from 11-5pm. Now in its fourth year, with over 90 exhibitors including airlines, hotels, cruise companies, travel agents, tourist boards, tour operators, tourist attractions,… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport rolls out secure global wifi roaming service eduroam

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has recorded another first after rolling out eduroam – the secure global wifi roaming service for the international research and education community. Over 1 billion authentications happen every year on eduroam, which securely connects students, staff, and researchers around the world to the Internet, enabling them… Read the full press release

Air France inaugurated its new beauty treatment centre in its terminal 1 lounge at New York-JFK airport

Paris, France, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 6, 2019, Air France inaugurated its new beauty treatment centre in its terminal 1 lounge at New York-JFK airport, in exclusive partnership with luxury beauty and skincare specialist, la Prairie.  After revamping its dining area in December, the Air France lounge has introduced new attentions dedicated… Read the full press release

Emirates refreshes its Valentine’s Day offering to create a memorable travel experience for its customers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is celebrating the season of love with its customers on board and in its lounges this Valentine’s Day. As part of its commitment to create seasonal menus and unique experiences for celebrations worldwide, Emirates has refreshed its Valentine’s Day offering to create a memorable travel experience for… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its annual list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Valentine’s Day is the most popular day for dining out, and to help diners pick the ideal restaurant to impress their valentine, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), today (Feb. 6, 2019) released its annual list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019 according to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring Marvel Studios’ first female Super Hero lead

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel on March 8, International Women’s Day, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring Marvel Studios’ first female Super Hero lead. The Captain Marvel-themed plane was debuted today (Feb. 5, 2019) at Sea-Tac International Airport at a gate celebration for guests flying… Read the full press release

Andaz Hotels & Resorts and The Society of Scent to create custom scents unique to Andaz properties across the globe

Andaz Hotels & Resorts and The Society of Scent are developing custom scents that connect guests to unique local experiences at Andaz properties across the globe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — While global in scale, Andaz hotels and resorts weave the sights, sounds, scents, tastes and textures of the surroundings into each… Read the full press release

British Airways adds a romantic touch to its in-flight entertainment to celebrate Valentine’s Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating Valentine’s Day by adding a romantic touch to the in-flight entertainment with a new category, Love is in the Air. The channel, which will run until the end of February, hosts a collection of romantic films, TV shows, audio books and music. From classics like Gone… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its Centenary with a heart-warming brand campaign brought to life by some of Britain’s biggest name

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — 2019 is the year that sees British Airways mark its Centenary – 100 amazing years of taking the world to Britain and Britain to the world. Launching the celebrations will be a heart-warming brand campaign featuring a love letter to Britain brought to life by some of Britain’s… Read the full press release

Qantas Wellbeing app introduces new feature ‘Sleep Health Challenge’ that rewards Frequent Flyer members with Qantas Points for developing healthy lifestyle habits

The new way to earn points: so easy, you can do it with your eyes closed. SYDNEY, Australia, 2019-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Frequent Flyer members can now earn Qantas Points while they sleep using the Qantas Wellbeing app. Designed to encourage healthy sleep habits, the app, developed by Qantas Health Insurance, incentivises Frequent… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines appoints TBWA and PHD for creative and media services

Singapore, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines has selected two agencies under the Omnicom group, TBWA and PHD, for creative and media services following an extensive six-month pitch process. The appointment will take effect from 1 April 2019 and the contract will be for five years. The announcement follows a competitive selection process… Read the full press release