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

Arkansas Tourism: The June edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available online

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The June edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. Now is the best time to rediscover Arkansas! With safety as a top concern of the summer, more… Read the full press release

Accor introduces new global campaign: Reignite the Love of Travel

Paris, France, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a global hospitality leader, has begun the exciting process of reopening some of its hotels that temporarily closed in response to the global pandemic. With restrictions now easing across many destinations, and the number of reopened hotels in the Accor network projected to climb steadily over… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines gives customers extra boost with extra incentives and a month-long fare sale

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is giving back to Customers by providing an extra boost as they plan to get back to the people, businesses, and places they love most. Beginning today, May 12, the airline will support both leisure and business travelers, Rapid Rewards® Members, and small businesses… Read the full press release

Heritage Tourism Brands showcases the beauty and diversity of Hong Kong in a new promotional video

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Heritage Tourism Brands group, comprising Hong Kong-based luxury hotel brands including Harilela Hotels, The Langham Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Swire Hotels, The Peninsula Hotels, and Wharf Hotels, has launched a promotional video to showcase the beauty and… Read the full press release

“Discover Arkansas” March edition now available online

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The March edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. Spring break is upon us! We’re highlighting five active spring break destinations for you to enjoy, as well… Read the full press release

Scoot welcomes Essence as its media agency and extends the tenure of BLK J as its creative agency

Singapore, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a five-month-long pitch process initiated in October 2019, Scoot has appointed Essence as its media agency of record for a period of two years from March 2020 to March 2022, with an option to renew for a further two years to March 2024. Essence, a global data… Read the full press release

Oregon celebrates its 161st birthday with a new responsible outdoor recreation public campaign

Salem, Ore., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A new public education campaign to nurture a statewide ethos of responsible outdoor recreation is launching today (February 26, 2020) in celebration of Oregon’s 161st birthday, helping ensure the protection and preservation of Oregon’s bountiful natural spaces for present and future generations. The campaign is a result of… Read the full press release

Life Holidays: The Planner of Your Dream Vacation

Life Holidays Presents Exciting Holiday Offers on Switzerland and Singapore Tour Packages   PUNE, India, 2020-Mar-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The world is filled with a wide variety of beauty, romanticism, wonders, and joy. To fill the ultimate warmth of that existence, you must go far away from home. Probably, this yearning is the… Read the full press release