Summer Wang will lead the marketing for Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Pudong, Shanghai, China, 2018-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai announces the appointment of Summer Wang as its Director of Marketing, effective July 30, 2018. Summer joined the Four Seasons family in 2011 at Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai as Director of Sales. She was then transferred and promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing at… Read the full press release

The Middle East: How to target Millennials, Generation Z and the Silver Tourist

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for the Middle East and Asia, Zohaib Haider. LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourists are learning that there is a lot to see in the Middle East. The view from the top of the Burj Khalifa, the architectural beauty of the Sheikh Zayed… Read the full press release

Boom in Chinese tourism: Trends for 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for China, Rachel Mao. LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism in China is showing strong growth and is becoming a powerful contributor to the country’s economy. The country expects to receive more than 140 million inbound visits in 2018, higher than the number… Read the full press release

Myanmar Shalom Offers FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (21st  – 30th September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus… Read the full press release

North America: Tourism trends for 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for North America, Viola Ncube. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook for North America looks incredibly positive, which is sure to result in bountiful opportunities for independent hoteliers in the region. Despite constant political ups and downs, the US economy remains strong… Read the full press release

Tourism in the Asia Pacific: What to expect in 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of Sales for Asia and the Middle East, Michelle Low. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Unsurprisingly, strong economic growth across the Asia Pacific has gone hand in hand with a significant uptick in tourism, both inter-regional and international. In today’s post, I look at some… Read the full press release

British Airways launches campaign to recruit experienced pilots

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a big new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation. The job opportunities have arisen with the growth of its London City schedule and increased regional flying from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted and Edinburgh airports this year. BA CityFlyer, the wholly… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes RISE’s first official airline partner

Hong Kong’s home airline works with major startup event to invest in city’s innovative future HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is strengthening its support for Hong Kong’s development as a leading global startup hub by sponsoring RISE, one of the world’s largest startup and tech conferences which is returning to the… Read the full press release

PATA empowers members with comprehensive view of destination visitor data through partnership with ADARA

BANGKOK, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new Strategic Partnership agreement with ADARA, the enterprise-wide data solution for travel brands, to empower its members with a comprehensive view of destination visitor data for more powerful and efficient marketing campaigns. As part of the agreement, ADARA will work… Read the full press release

HSMAI now accepting entries for its 2018 Adrian Awards

McLean, VA, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is officially accepting entries for its 2018 Adrian Awards, celebrating excellence in travel marketing. Now in their 62nd year, the Adrian Awards recognize standout brands and agencies for their innovation and creativity in hospitality advertising, digital marketing, and public relations campaigns. “The… Read the full press release

Hilton Short Hills welcomes Paul Marsico as its new Director of Sales and Marketing

15-year Hilton Hotels & Resorts Veteran and Hospitality Professional SHORT HILLS, NJ, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Short Hills is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Marsico as the hotel’s new Director of Sales and Marketing. Paul Marsico most recently served as Director of Sales and Marketing of Embassy Suites by Hilton Parsippany. “We… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels appoints Sandy Russell as Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Hong Kong, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has announced the appointment of Ms Sandy Russell as Vice President, Sales & Marketing to lead the group’s corporate sales and marketing.  Overseeing the hospitality management company’s robust division, Sandy will spearhead revenue optimisation and distribution initiatives alongside global sales and marketing to strategically build… Read the full press release

The Torridon achieves a 5 Star Gold award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel set on the edge of a sea loch with beautiful views of the Torridon mountains has achieved VisitScotland’s most prestigious Quality Assurance (QA) accolade. The Torridon has achieved a 5 Star Gold award from the national tourism organisation. The beautiful property comprises 18 luxury… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport introduces new immigration stamps commemorating the Year of Zayed

New entry and exit stamps will be used for the remainder of the year Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with The Department of Immigration , Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has rolled out new immigration stamps commemorating the Year of Zayed. All travelers requiring an entry or… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur names Rosemarie Wee as the Director of Community Relations

Veteran hotelier and philanthropist joins the prestigious opening team Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur announces the appointment of Rosemarie Wee as the Director of Community Relations of the all-new ultra-luxurious hotel set to debut in July 2018.  As a veteran in the hospitality industry, Wee brings a wealth of experience,… Read the full press release

MAXX by Steigenberger honored with a 2018 German Brand Award in “Industry Excellence in Branding – Tourism” category

MAXX by Steigenberger is the latest brand to be introduced under the Deutsche Hospitality umbrella. Only three months after being launched, it has now become the proud winner of a 2018 German Brand Award. Deutsche Hospitality received its prize in the category of “Industry Excellence in Branding – Tourism”, which recognises the best product and… Read the full press release

Perth and Kinross, Angus, Dundee City, and Fife partnership to promote Scotland’s Tay Country awarded support from VisitScotland Growth Fund

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The River Tay is making a splash as the star of a new tourism campaign supported by VisitScotland Growth Fund. Ahead of the arrival of V&A Dundee, The Open at Carnoustie and with Scotland’s reputation as the Home of Golf – the four councils on the banks of… Read the full press release

Top five hottest leisure trends for independent hotels

LONDON, 2018-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — There is no doubt that global leisure travel has been on the increase over the past decade and there are no signs of slow down. According to howmuch.net, the five countries that spend the most on travel are China ($164.9 billion), the US ($145.7 billion), Germany ($106.6 billion), the… Read the full press release

Odawara City Celebrates The 27th Annual Odawara Lantern Festival, July 28 and 29

  Odawara, Japan, 2018-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The 27th Odawara Lantern Festival will take place on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29 at Odawara Castle Park. The festival celebrates the “Odawara Lantern.” The lanterns have a strong historical and cultural connection to the city.  In the old days, the lanterns were created… Read the full press release

Amadeus partners with Adobe to bring improved capabilities to airlines

Announces new global partnership with Adobe Experience Cloud MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines are united across the world by two goals: to grow their customer loyalty and to create consistent high-quality experiences for their travelers. To address this, Amadeus today announces the company is partnering with Adobe to bring improved capabilities… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Milan launches Fornasetti Designer Experience accommodation package

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Milan has launched a luxury accommodation package for guests wanting to immerse themselves in the whimsical world of Italian designer Piero Fornasetti, one of the most original and creative talents of the twentieth century. Guests booking the Fornasetti Designer Experience will receive a custom-made Fornasetti art piece and an… Read the full press release

W Hotels announces the global roll out of its signature music festival series WAKE UP CALL

The World’s First-Ever Hotel Music Festival Embarks Upon a Jetset Tour Like You’ve Never Seen Before Phantogram, Charli XCX, Martin Solveig, Gorgon City and Angus & Julia Stone Among Performers at W Hollywood, W Barcelona and W Bali NEW YORK, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels today announces the global roll out of WAKE… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Miami appoints Jason Bossenberry as Director of Sales and Marketing and Mikaela Vourtsis as Public Relations and Communications Manager

Newly appointed Director of Sales and Marketing, and Public Relations and Communications Manager Miami, FL, U.S.A., 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Miami has welcomed two new members to the family in the Sales and Marketing department, an important and dynamic division that drives the ultimate success of the Hotel. Accomplished hospitality sales expert Jason… Read the full press release

Amistad Partners and the legendary Legendale Hotel Beijing join forces

The five-star hotel offers elegance and luxury in the heart of Beijing. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Within walking distance of some of China’s most significant landmarks and historical sites, including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Drum and Bell Towers, as well as world-class shopping areas, such as Wangfujing and… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota partners with Adventure Creative to drive tourism throughout the state

ST. PAUL, Minn., 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, announced today that Adventure Creative has been selected as the new advertising agency of record after a competitive review of proposals from several creative firms. The new contract begins July 1, 2018. Several Minnesota-based and out-of-state agencies were involved… Read the full press release

CDA brings back “Fly with Butch O’Hare” family pop-up lounge to O’Hare this summer

Chicago, IL, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer the Chicago Department of Aviation is bringing back its popular “Fly with Butch O’Hare” family pop-up lounge to O’Hare offering passengers a comfortable space to relax, recharge and play. ​The “Fly with Butch O’Hare” lounge, featuring comfortable seating and charging stations, is a great place to relax… Read the full press release

Econo Lodge is giving one lucky winner the chance to spend a day with two-time Bassmaster Elite Series champion Justin Lucas

CONTEST RUNS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Econo Lodge, a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament presenting sponsor, is giving one lucky winner and a guest the opportunity to spend the day with two-time Bassmaster Elite Series champion Justin Lucas at Lake Guntersville, Ala. The Econo Lodge Easy Escape, Fishing with Justin Lucas contest runs through September 5,… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges launches the “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend it Your Way.” summer promotion

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is launching the “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend it Your Way.” seasonal promotion. From June 12 to August 17, 2018, two separate stays at a Choice Hotels property can earn Choice Privileges members enough rewards points to earn… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport greets visitors with a initiative dedicated to the tourist highlights of Flanders

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In the next 3 years, 75 million travellers at Brussels Airport will be met with a brand-new experience project dedicated to the tourist highlights of Flanders. At various places in the airport’s 2 piers, experience displays were set up around the themes of Flemish Masters, gastronomy and cycling…. Read the full press release

Travel Alberta: Indigenous Music Day at Studio Bell to feature youth-friendly activities on June 21

On-site programming to honour the legacy of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples through music Calgary, AB, Canada, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Join the National Music Centre (NMC) for Indigenous Music Day at Studio Bell on June 21, featuring music and youth-friendly activities that celebrate the cultural diversity of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous Music Day at… Read the full press release