Wyndham Extra Holidays announces “Fall Savings Means Extra For You” Resort Suite Sale

ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham® Extra Holidays, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is now offering special deals to more than 30 destinations during the Wyndham Extra Holidays “Fall Savings Means Extra For You” Resort Suite… Read the full press release

Epic Rides announceS the Oz Trails Off-Road backcountry mountain bike event & festival

Fourth event boosts equal payout purse to $160,000 and showcases America’s newest mountain bike mecca LAS VEGAS, NEV., 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Epic Rides today announced the Oz Trails Off-Road backcountry mountain bike event & festival. Utilizing the Oz Trails network at the foot of the Ozark mountains in Northwest Arkansas, the fourth event… Read the full press release

NEW ZEALAND: Hobbiton Movie Set to celebrate International Hobbit Day on September 22

Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate International Hobbit Day. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate… Read the full press release

New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill: Lord of the Rungs — world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb

Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs experience needs to be seen to be believed. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s wild, wet and 450 metres on high – Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs is the world’s highest via ferrata waterfall climb and New Zealand’s newest adventure thrill. New Zealand’s connection with… Read the full press release

Duetto to deploy its cloud-based solutions at Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has spread its cloud-based solutions to a key property in the Caribbean, signing an agreement with Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon. “Half Moon is one of the very best resorts the Caribbean has to offer, and we’re… Read the full press release

Vistara launches ‘Vistara Hackathon’ — India’s largest aviation Hackathon

Vistara announces 30-hour long, India’s largest aviation Hackathon Registrations for Vistara Hackathon open until Sept 25, 2017 All-India Vistara Hackathon to be held from Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017 in Delhi/NCR and Bengaluru New Delhi, India, 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has launched ‘Vistara Hackathon’, the country’s… Read the full press release

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes inspires next generation of tourism professionals at the PATA Youth Symposium

MACAO SAR, 2017-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes inspires the next generation of tourism professionals at the PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). The Symposium welcomed more than 250 local and overseas students and academia, as well as industry professionals. Organised by the… Read the full press release

The 40th edition of PATA Travel Mart 2017 attracted 1,131 delegates from 66 global destinations

MACAO SAR, 2017-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The 40th edition of PATA Travel Mart 2017 (PTM 2017), hosted by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), has attracted 1,131 delegates from 66 global destinations. The delegate numbers embraced 460 sellers from 252 organisations and 37 destinations, along with 293 buyers from 281 organisations and 51 source markets. PTM 2017… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces strategic partnership with TripAdvisor to better capture inbound tourism across Japan

Multi-media portal with ‘Untold Stories of Japan’ to encourage wider global travel discovery and repeat visits to Japan TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), Japan’s premier airline carrier, and TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site from reviews to bookings, today announced a strategic partnership supporting the country’s efforts to better capture… Read the full press release

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism announces the appointment of new management team for War Memorial Stadium

Little Rock, AR, 2017-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism is pleased to announce the appointment of a new management team for War Memorial Stadium (WMS). The appointments signal a new chapter at WMS as Ron Salley, former superintendent of Pinnacle Mountain State Park, takes over as stadium manager and… Read the full press release

VisitEngland launches £2.5 million ‘Join the World – Discover the UK’ digital and social media campaign

LONDON, 2017-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A UK-wide tourism campaign is launching to inspire young people from Great Britain and Northern Ireland to take a holiday at home. Statistics show that 16-to-34 year olds took almost 1.4 million fewer holidays at home last year compared to a decade ago. VisitEngland’s £2.5 million ‘Join the World… Read the full press release

Framkvæmdastjórn Peking um þróun ferðamála: Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög í Reykjavík, Íslandi

Reykjavík, Íslandi, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski sendiherrann á Íslandi, Song Yu, formaður framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála, og Inga Hlín Pálsdottir, forstöðumaður ferðaþjónustu og skapandi greina… Read the full press release

2017 Mercury and Destiny Awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star recipients announced at the 34th annual ESTO conference

MINNEAPOLIS, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The U.S. Travel Association announced the recipients of the 2017 Mercury and Destiny Awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star during its 34th annual ESTO conference, held August 26-29 in Minneapolis. Twenty-eight U.S. Travel members were honored for excellence and creative accomplishment in destination marketing and… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota: Lodging properties post-summer survey continue an upward trend of Minnesota’s tourism business

Explore Minnesota Survey Reveals Statewide Lodging Performance ST. PAUL, Minn., 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading into Labor Day weekend, Minnesota lodging properties are winding down from a stable summer of tourism business according to a recent survey conducted by Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office. Results from the annual post-summer survey continue an upward… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota’s #OnlyinMN campaign wins Mercury Award at the Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations conference

U.S. Travel Association recognizes state tourism office for best integrated marketing campaign ST. PAUL, Minn., 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, won a prestigious Mercury Award at this week’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference in Minneapolis for its successful #OnlyinMN branding and integrated marketing campaign. The award,… Read the full press release

Get to know Virginia’s distilled spirits this September

Get to know Virginia’s distilled spirits this September   RICHMOND, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Terry McAuliffe declared that September is Virginia Spirits Month. This year marks the second annual celebration with new and exciting promotions intended to educate consumers and travelers about Virginia distilled spirits. “Virginia is the Birthplace of American Spirits… Read the full press release

Visit Bath: TV and radio presenter Martin Roberts launches UK’s first Achieve Expo, 14th-15th October 2017

BATH, UK, 2017-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Martin Roberts, best known for a broadcasting career spanning three decades and a warm personality, is launching the UK’s first Achieve Expo on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October 2017, at Bath Assembly Rooms in the beautiful Georgian Spa City of Bath, world renowned for its natural hot spa… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service

With 20 times more bandwidth, guests will be able to stream, chat, browse gate-to-gate; Also, Free Chat™ and movies now available on all Virgin America flights SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has selected Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service across its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo’s broadband 2Ku… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo introduces Godek, an 8-year-old, male Sumatran orangutan

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Woodland Park Zoo would like to introduce Godek, an 8-year-old, male Sumatran orangutan who arrived this summer from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (Colorado Springs, Colo.). Today (August 23,, 2017) was the first time Godek was introduced to the public indoor exhibit. The new orangutan currently weighs 75 pounds and is… Read the full press release

VisitBritain names Gavin Landry as Regional Director for the Americas

LONDON, 2017-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain has today announced the appointment of Gavin Landry as its Regional Director for the Americas. In his new role, which he takes up from Wednesday 23 August, Gavin’s remit is to drive new and repeat visitor growth to Britain from the Americas, focusing on key segments and… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels launches new beverage The Silk Road Iced Coffee

Hong Kong, 2017-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the successful introduction of the group’s signature Earl Grape Iced Tea, Marco Polo Hotels will launch a new beverage across over 40 of its restaurants, bars and in-room dining menus on 1 September 2017.  The Silk Road Iced Coffee will be available at the group’s thirteen Marco Polo… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces Pre-Select Dining service for its First and Business Class passengers

Award-winning airline rolls out new service on selected flights from August Premium passengers can pre-select their preferred main course up to 14 days in advance of travel DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is rolling out a bespoke service for its premium class passengers, giving them even more choice and freedom… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Graham’s Six Grapes to its business class drinks menu

British Airways adds Graham’s Six Grapes to its business class drinks menu   London, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has added Graham’s Six Grapes, the Port favoured by Sir Winston Churchill, to its business class (Club World) drinks menu starting this month. Back then it was known as Graham’s Vintage Character Port… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates International Youth Day at Doha’s KidzMondo

Qatar Airways celebrates International Youth Day at Doha’s KidzMondo   Partnership with KidzMondo Doha celebrates International Youth Day Qatar Airways captain joins forces with two youngsters in carrier’s iconic pilots’ uniform DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A Qatar Airways captain helped International Youth Day take off at Doha’s KidzMondo – located in… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation and TAM celebrate 35 years of successful aircraft platforms and support solutions to LABACE attendees

Textron Aviation and TAM celebrate 35 years of successful aircraft platforms and support solutions to LABACE attendees   SAO Paulo, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and longtime channel partner TAM Aviacão Executive are marking 35 years of successfully delivering world class aircraft and support solutions to customers… Read the full press release

Japan’s ANA opens its first kids space “STAR WARS ANA Kids LOUNGE” at Haneda Airport Terminal 2

Tokyo, Japan, 2017-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA, Japan’s largest and only 5-Star airline, announced the opening of its first kids space “STAR WARS ANA Kids LOUNGE” on August 11, 2017, inside its ANA LOUNGE (Main Building South) located at Haneda Airport Terminal 2. The design of the kids lounge is based on the… Read the full press release

City of Chicago: Month-long Public Art Festival throughout October

Chicago, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will celebrate the Year of Public Art with a month-long Public Art Festival throughout October, culminating with a Public Art Symposium on October 26 and 27 at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.). The symposium… Read the full press release

Jet Airways starts six-day celebratory fare sale to mark India’s 70th Independence Day

Guests booking from India to enjoy flat discounts of 30% and 20% on international & domestic fares Mumbai, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service international airline, today (August 10, 2017) announced a special six-day celebratory fare sale to mark India’s 70th Independence Day. The sale, starting August 11, 2017,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines launches new in-flight safety video

Singapore, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ —  Singapore Airlines (SIA) has unveiled its new in-flight safety video, which takes viewers on a panoramic journey across various locations in Singapore, beyond the traditional space of an aircraft cabin. In this feature, viewers follow the Singapore Girl as she travels to familiar landmarks such as Boat Quay, The… Read the full press release

Air France offers finest premium teas from the famous Palais des Thés tea company on board Business class

PARIS, France, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — To continue to surprise its customers while affirming its role as ambassador of fine French dining in the sky, Air France has constantly crafted its culinary tradition around two key principles – excellence and simplicity. To offer customers the best possible in-flight experience and optimum pleasure, since… Read the full press release