GBTA reveals findings from a study into how travel managers view online booking tools (OBTs)

Findings From GBTA Research Study Powered by DEEM Alexandria, Virginia, 2021-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association, today (February 23, 2021) launches the findings from a study into how travel managers view online booking tools (OBTs). The study, made possible by Deem, examines… Read the full press release

easyJet holidays employs personalisation to help customers find their dream holiday

FRANKFURT, Germany, 2021-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — AI Data specialist bd4travel is helping easyJet holidays deliver an enhanced and personalised digital experience to their customers.  As a recently launched business under the popular easyJet brand, easyJet holidays operates its own in-house team, with a unique customer service model and standalone website. It provides great… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group names Connect Worldwide as its global sales agent in India

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group has announced the appointment of Connect Worldwide (CWW) as its global sales agent in India. The partnership will include sales and marketing management for clients from the corporate, MICE and leisure segments, and support services for the luxury hotel group from the Indian market. Jumeirah… Read the full press release

PATA launches PATA Crisis Resource Center Regional Training Materials

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the PATA Crisis Resource Center Regional Training Materials for communication strategy, and destination marketing and management. The regional training kits were created with the support of the Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management (GIDRM), a project implemented by the… Read the full press release

Emirates showcases Dubai’s diverse attractions as winter getaway with the launch of multi-million dollar advertising campaign

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai is open for business and tourism, and Emirates wants the world to know it. Throughout the winter travel season, the airline will run a multi-million dollar global campaign to promote Destination Dubai, including advertising spots and key partnerships to provide travellers with extra value. Emirates’ multi-channel… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces members of 2021 Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 2020-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has announced the appointment of two new board members and the reappointment of one member to the Brand USA board of directors. Coming off the heels of an unprecedented year in travel, the appointed members will bring… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia launches ‘Holiday Gifting’ campaign

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Australians are being encouraged to give the gift of travel this festive season with a new campaign aimed at inspiring travellers to help give back to operators and communities across the country during what is typically their busiest period by booking a tourism experience. With domestic travel… Read the full press release

PATA announce the launch of PATA Marketplace

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of PATA Marketplace, a digital showroom exclusive for PATA members and an online community for all travel industry stakeholders. The announcement was made earlier today (December 7, 2020) by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy during… Read the full press release

Can Chinese save the world economy?

Cover of the book Chinese tourists - what do they want Facts, ideas and successful examples by Ingemar Fredriksson

New book about Chinese tourists (the largest demographic in tourism) by Ingemar Fredriksson thinks so ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 2020-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — According to UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) tourism accounts for 10% of global GDP and 1 in 10 jobs in the world. And China is the world’s largest… Read the full press release

Hyatt hotels collaborates with small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through its Hyatt Loves Local initiative

Many Hyatt hotels around the world are showing love for local small businesses impacted by COVID-19 while reigniting guests’ joy of travel through distinct, local experiences CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Driven by Hyatt’s purpose to care for people so they can be their best, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announces today (November… Read the full press release

Marrakesh confirmed to host 2021 ABTA Conference

MOROCCO, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As the 2020 virtual conference came to a close, it was officially announced that Marrakesh, Morocco will be the destination for the 2021 Travel Convention. The city last hosted the conference in 2005 and has since undergone many developments while maintaining its traditional and cultural roots.  Situated at… Read the full press release

Virtual event: We Love Travel! – A Tourism Recovery Pop-up by ITB Berlin and the Berlin Travel Festival, 16- 18 October 2020

The industry reboots: ITB Berlin and the Berlin Travel Festival are holding a three-day online event for trade visitors and the general public – 90 exhibitors and over 50 speakers – On Friday tickets costing 25 euros offer trade visitors access to digital services and networking formats –On the weekend the wide-ranging programme targets the general… Read the full press release

Tiqets’ US Awakens Week Highlights Exclusive New Experiences From Newly Reopened Museums and Attractions

Tiqets’ US Awakens Week Highlights Exclusive New Experiences From Newly Reopened Museums and Attractions

AMSTERDAM, 2020-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — 15 museums and attractions will represent the US in the global Tiqets Awakening Weeks. The US Awakens is the last week of a six-week program spanning six countries spotlighting a host of exclusive online and offline activities from venues like Florida Aquarium, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, and the… Read the full press release

Black Diamond appointed as first UK PR agency for Moroccan National Tourist Office

London, UK, 2020-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based communications agency, Black Diamond, has been appointed as the first retained agency in the UK and Ireland for the Morocco National Tourist Office. The competitive pitch process took place during lockdown and can now be announced as the country’s borders begin to open to travellers.  Black… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya launches travel discount on the popular 3 day Masai Mara safari

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling off peak can be a thrilling experience when there are less people crumbling for the same experience. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya has offered all travelers travel Discount on the popular safari to 3 days Masai Mara experience. which is now at USD350 per adult The full details… Read the full press release

Anuradha Venkatachalam Appointed Executive Assistant Manager – Sales and Marketing At Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport

Anuradha Venkatachalam Appointed Executive Assistant Manager - Sales and Marketing At Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport

Singapore, 2020-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport is delighted to announce the appointment of Anuradha Venkatachalam as Executive Assistant Manager – Sales and Marketing of Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport. Anuradha brings with her over a decade of extensive international experience in hospitality sales and marketing. She started her career with IHG® since 2010… Read the full press release

UK’s national tourism organisations launches ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign

Loch Ness is one of the Scottish locations to feature in the Escape the Everyday campaign film EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A new UK-wide campaign to encourage people to take a domestic break during autumn and winter has been launched by the UK’s national tourism organisations. The £5 million ‘Escape the… Read the full press release

Black Diamond adds four new Japanese PR & Travel Trade clients to Asia Pacific portfolio

Black Diamond adds four new Japanese PR & Travel Trade clients to Asia Pacific portfolio

LONDON, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based communications agency, Black Diamond, has been appointed as the travel trade representation and PR agency for multiple destinations across Japan. Following a competitive pitch process, Black Diamond now represents Visit Hachinohe, Kyushu Tourism Promotion Organisation, Three Star Road and Gifu-Ishikawa in the UK and Irish markets. Known for… Read the full press release

All roads lead to Bergamo: How Omio has adopted a city to help reboot Italy’s tourism

All roads lead to Bergamo for Omio  Travel platform Omio demonstrates social responsibility with campaign aimed to help reboot Italy’s tourism by adopting the town of Bergamo Omio wants to encourage travellers to take the road to Bergamo and enjoy the delights of northern Italy Omio is donating to Bergamo Support Fund based on customer bookings… Read the full press release

Voting is now open for Visit Indiana’s 2020 Best of Indiana people’s choice campaign

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Voting is open for Visit Indiana’s 2020 Best of Indiana people’s choice campaign, which this year will coincide with The 20 IN 20. Voters can select their favorite Lakes, Donut Shops and Unique Sleeps around the state. There are 20 places to choose from in each category,… Read the full press release

L’Awakening Week de Tiqets en France met en avant les nouvelles expériences exclusives de plus de 15 musées et attractions qui ont récemment rouvert

PARIS, 27-août-2020 — /Travel PR News/ — Plus de 15 musées et attractions en France se réunissent pour célébrer leur réouverture pendant les Awakening Weeks de Tiqets. C’est la deuxième semaine d’un programme de six semaines couvrant six pays, avec des activités exclusives en ligne et hors ligne dans des lieux tels que le Musée… Read the full press release

Tiqets UK Awakens Celebrates Reopened Museums & Attractions and Sponsors Visits for NHS Staff

The UK Awakens

LONDON, 2020-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — 20+ museums and attractions in the UK are coming together to celebrate their reopening during Tiqets Awakening Weeks. The UK Awakens is the first country in this six-week program spotlighting a host of exclusive online and offline activities designed to help people safely and confidently return to culture,… Read the full press release

Tiqets Awakening Weeks Brings Together 100+ Museums and Attractions to Celebrate Their Reopenings

Tiqets Awakening Weeks

AMSTERDAM, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — This six-week program spanning six countries spotlights a host of exclusive online and offline activities from venues such as the Musée d’Orsay (FR), the Palace of Holyroodhouse (UK), the Vatican (IT), the 9/11 Memorial and Museum (US), the Château de Versailles (FR) and more. From 24 August to… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy launches Summer/Fall Promotion

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For Marriott Bonvoy members planning a staycation or a getaway trip, the travel program and its participating hotel brands welcome you back with the launch of an exciting promotion. Beginning today through October 18, 2020, members who register for the promotion will receive 2,500 bonus points for their first… Read the full press release

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts Excited To Announce First Luxury Resort Brand In El Nido, Palawan Island Philippines

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of El Nido Beach & Spa Resort HONG KONG, 2020-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of El Nido Beach & Spa Resort. The 96 key pool-villa luxury resort is being developed on the white sandy beaches of… Read the full press release

Hotels joins the Thai Government to launch ‘Rao Thiew Duay Kan’ or ‘Let’s Travel Together’ campaign

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels is pleased to join hands with the Thai Government to launch ‘Rao Thiew Duay Kan’ or ‘Let’s Travel Together’ campaign. Applicable to all travel bookings made by Thai nationals from now until October 2020, the campaign offers Thai citizens up to a 40% rebate up… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels joins the Thai Government to launch ‘Rao Thiew Duay Kan’ or ‘Let’s Travel Together’ campaign

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels is pleased to join hands with the Thai Government to launch ‘Rao Thiew Duay Kan’ or ‘Let’s Travel Together’ campaign. Applicable to all travel bookings made by Thai nationals from now until October 2020, the campaign offers Thai citizens up to a 40% rebate up… Read the full press release

DerbySoft launches new solution for hotels to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets

DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 2020-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets. As a part of this new program, DerbySoft has… Read the full press release

3 Days Joining Daily Departure Masai Mara Cheap Budget Safari

Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, 2020-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — DAY 1 NAIROBI – MAASAI MARA This daily departure 3 days joining budget camping safari from Nairobi to Masai Mara departs our Nairobi office for a journey south along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Lunch in Narok and then climb the western… Read the full press release

PLANHOTEL MALINDI LAUNCH HOLIDAYBONDS

Pay Forward Holidays valid for 2 years at 50% discount Nairobi, Kenya, 2020-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A new concept to pay forward your future holiday has been launched by Swiss-owned Planhotel, operating three properties in Malindi – Diamonds Dream of Africa, Sandies Malindi Dream Garden and Sandies Tropical Village. The Holidaybonds, available for… Read the full press release