British Airways hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London and San Francisco – A British Airways flight has touched down at London Heathrow from San Francisco this morning, having been on quite a unique journey – it hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi.  The airline joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces the finalists of the inaugural Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), with the support of PromPeru have announced the finalists to win the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, which recognize disruptive, inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to innovation in gastronomy tourism. Over 300 initiatives were… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the winner of The Good Taste Series competition

Competing against five other talented chefs from around the world, Chef Jonathan Pasion from Andaz Maui Wailea Resort emerged champion in the second global edition of Hyatt’s cooking competition CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 29, 2019) the winner of The Good Taste Series competition, an annual global contest… Read the full press release

HMSHost announces winner of the fifth annual Channel Your Inner Chef competition at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

5th annual competition takes flight discovering and celebrating emerging culinary talent CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 2 was abuzz today (March 26, 2019) as aspiring chefs faced-off in the fifth annual Channel Your Inner Chef – an innovative culinary competition created by global restaurateur HMSHost in partnership with the Chicago Department of… 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

Manchester Airport announces return of its Junior Apprentice competition

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition is back for 2019, with Year Five and Six pupils from across Greater Manchester and Cheshire being encouraged to take part. Winning students will even get the chance to hear themselves on the airwaves and see their work in the terminals of the… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces Israeli startup Refundit as the winner of the inaugural Global Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Refundit, an Israeli startup, was declared the winner in the final phase of the 1st Global Tourism Startup Competition, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Globalia, and held within the framework of the FITUR International Tourism Fair, topping 3,000 entries from around the world. The Competition,… Read the full press release

British Airways invites start-ups to join Founders Forum Competition

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Founders Forum, a global community for digital and technology entrepreneurs, is giving start-ups the chance to pitch their business ideas on the future of air travel.  On June 12, with support from British Airways, a panel of leading investors and CEOs will be 30,000 feet in the sky… Read the full press release

UNWTO and Globalia announce 10 finalists for the inaugural UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

The 10 finalists will present their projects in January 2019 within the framework of Fitur in Madrid.   The finalists were selected among 3000 projects from 132 countries:  Awake (Colombia), By Hours (Spain), e-bot (Germany), The FreeBird Club (Ireland), Howazit (Israel), Kompas (UK), Pruvo (Israel), Refundit (Israel), Seevoov (Israel), Stay 22 (Canada). The collaboration between UNWTO… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay’s Chef Yusuke Aoki named World Champion of the Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition

Winning dessert added to Resort menu; Yusuke to launch homemade organic Bali chocolate Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — After a gruelling five-hour public cook-off in New York City, Executive Pastry Chef Yusuke Aoki of Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay has been crowned World Champion of the Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition (C3). Representing Asia,… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s culinary and beverage competition Masters of the Craft winners: Sherene Hutchinson and Jonathan Martin Miller

Sherene Hutchinson and Jonathan Martin Miller crowned as Marriott International’s top culinary and beverage talent at the first annual Masters of the Craft Competition BETHESDA, MD., 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — On Wednesday, October 24, Marriott International recognized the creative brilliance of Sherene Hutchinson of the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort and Jonathan Martin… Read the full press release

Aloft Hotels And Universal Music Group: REYNA wins the Americas chapter of Project: Aloft Star artist discovery competition

Mentored by Platinum-Selling Band X Ambassadors, REYNA Crowned Grand Prize Winner at Finale of the Artist Discovery Competition & Will Record Single at Capitol Studios Austin, TX, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — REYNA has been crowned the winner of the Americas chapter of the global Project: Aloft Star artist discovery competition. Aloft Hotels, in partnership with Universal… Read the full press release

Aloft Hotels announces the Americas chapter of Project: Aloft Star artist discovery competition finalists

Camden, The Eiffels and REYNA, will compete in Austin, Texas on November 1, 2018 for the coveted prize, which includes a recording session at Capitol Studios Music fans can vote for their favorite artist on Bethesda, MD, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Aloft Hotels, in partnership with Universal Music Group & Brands (UMGB),… Read the full press release

FCCA Foundation Environmental Poster Competition awards $30,000 to children and schools in the Caribbean and Latin America

Miramar, FL, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The FCCA Foundation has again rewarded the efforts of students and schools throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, with nearly $30,000 awarded to children and schools from 17 destinations participating in the annual FCCA Foundation Environmental Poster Competition. “I cannot be prouder to benefit the talented and dedicated… Read the full press release

Wizz Air offers adventure seekers the opportunity to live unforgettable moments with the launch of “Flight to the Unknown” competition

#getlostwithWIZZ BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, today launches its new competition “Flight to the Unknown”, in Austria, a unique initiative that will offer adventure seekers the opportunity to explore and live unforgettable moments. This one-of-a-kind… Read the full press release

Paper City: Radisson Blu® unveils new competition to attract leisure travelers

  BRUSSELS, 2016-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu®, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, unveils its Paper City, a creative new competition to attract leisure travelers. Contestants are required to identify five global Radisson Blu destinations on the paper city for a chance to win a trip including airfare for two… Read the full press release

PATA and launch competition for millennials interested in building their own travel startup

A challenge for millennials and young tourism professionals to show their love for their city BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2016-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Entrepreneurship, travel and teamwork merge in a new competition designed to encourage millennials to build their own local tour businesses. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with and with the support of Gobi Partners, FWD Hong… Read the full press release

Lufthansa launches competition for the best child announcer

Cologne, Germany, 2016-1-12 — /Travel PR News/ — At the beginning of the New Year, Lufthansa is launching an exciting competition for children who love flying. The winning child can step into the shoes of a member of the cabin crew aboard a Lufthansa flight and make an announcement live on board. On this basis the… Read the full press release

The business idea “air interrail” across Europe won the TAP and Startup Lisboa competition

LISBOA, 2015-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — The winning design in the business ideas competition launched by TAP in partnership with Startup Lisboa is called Waynabox and offers ‘air interrail’ across Europe. Waynabox is a website that sells travel experiences for a fixed price (150 euros), including two nights’ accommodation and flight. The catch is… Read the full press release

Scottish Government shortlisted FirstGroup for the ScotRail franchise competition

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2013-11-4 — / — FirstGroup has been shortlisted for the ScotRail franchise competition by the Scottish Government. The Group currently operates the franchise which provides passenger train services throughout Scotland. The new ten year contract, with a potential break point after five years, will be awarded next year and is expected to start in April… Read the full press release