UNWTO hosts Aid for Trade Conference: “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a special event hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The session, entitled “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” was held during the 2019 Global Review of… Read the full press release

Macao participates in the 13th UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Conference in Italy

Macao, China, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao is joining delegates of cities from around the world to participate in the 13th UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Conference that opened yesterday (June 12) at the Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art of Fabriano, in Italy. During the major annual gathering of the network, aside… Read the full press release

Qatar Aviation Services exhibits at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, Spain

DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in Madrid, Spain from 26-29 May. For the second consecutive year, QAS participated in what is widely recognised as the most prestigious event on the ground handling industry… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport organised a specialist international conference on “Humanitarian Logistics”

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Leipzig/Halle Airport, working with the Volga-Dnepr Group and the Akkon University of Human Sciences, organised a specialist international conference on topics related to “Humanitarian Logistics” on 21 May this year. About 60 representatives from research institutes, government and non-government organisations, logistics companies, airports as well as airlines attended… Read the full press release

CDA and AAAE open registration for the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference! The conference, returning to Chicago November 3-6, will convene global aviation and airport professionals for this year’s theme, Destination: Sustainable Airports, highlighting… Read the full press release

CDA: The 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference will return to Chicago this fall, November 3-6

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the  American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today (04/23/2019) announced the 12th Annual Airports Going Green (AGG) Conference will return to Chicago this fall, November 3-6.  The conference will convene aviation and airport professionals from around the world for this year’s theme, Destination: Sustainable Airports,… Read the full press release

UNWTO holds the First Ministerial Conference on Air Transport and Tourism in Africa

Sal Island, Cabo Verde, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The First Ministerial Conference on Air Transport and Tourism in Africa co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Government of Cabo Verde was held in Sal Island, Cabo Verde, attracting over 20 Ministers of Tourism, Transport and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport promotes the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A team from Bristol Airport is promoting the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany this week (8 – 10 April 2019). The conference provides an annual opportunity for the world’s top airlines and airports to explore potential new route opportunities. Key criteria when… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport recognized with Environmental Achievement Award at the Airports @ Work conference

Airports Council International – North America honors SFO with Environmental Achievement Award for Airfield Operations Facility SAN FRANCISCO, CA., 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was honored today (April 3, 2019) for the world’s first Zero Net Energy (ZNE) facility at an airport. Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA),… Read the full press release

More than 200 participants attended CLIA’s third annual Executive Partner Conference in London

More than 200 attend, including CLIA’s new CEO Washington, DC, USA, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The third annual Executive Partner Conference, hosted by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) at the end of February, attracted more than 200 participants taking part in the interactive event, including 45 decision-makers from 18 cruise line brands. The… Read the full press release

ICAO, Google, and Prescient to headline the 2019 ACI Asia-Pacific/ World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition

High profile keynote speakers join global airport and aviation leaders on the bill Montreal, Canada, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (March 5, 2019) announced that the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and senior representatives from Google, and Prescient will headline the 2019 ACI Asia-Pacific/ World… Read the full press release

ACI highlighted the importance of investing in non-aeronautical and commercial revenue streams at the 2019 ACI Africa Regional Conference and Exhibition

2019 ACI Africa Regional Conference and Exhibition held in Luxor, Egypt Luxor, Egypt, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As African airports seek to respond to the challenges of the rapid growth in demand for air services, Airports Council International (ACI) World today (March 6, 2019) emphasized the importance of investing in non-aeronautical and commercial revenue… Read the full press release

Sustainability, digitalization and mobility highlighted at The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for collective efforts in overcoming current challenges that mountain destinations are facing to adapt to new consumer trends and market changes, to address seasonality by diversifying tourism products in an… Read the full press release

VisitScotland announces Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference to take place on 19 March

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from his adventures around some of Lanarkshire’s top heritage sites, digital consultant and travel blogger Neil Robertson, aka ‘Travels with a Kilt’, will be meeting local businesses at Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference next month to share his experiences and top tips for making the… Read the full press release

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India welcomed 300 delegates from 28 countries

RISHIKESH, India, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 began on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance for the three-day niche event, comprising a one-day-travel mart and one-day conference. The event, which was organised by the Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

The 2019 ACI Asia-Pacific/World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition programme has been launched

Aviation leaders will explore the theme: ‘What’s next for aviation? The future starts now’ Montreal, Canada, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The programme for the 2019 Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific/World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition – one of the most anticipated events on the aviation calendar – has been launched. The two-day conference – to… Read the full press release

The capital of Indiana will host the Routes Americas 2020 air service development conference

Indianapolis, IN, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a highly competitive bidding process, Indianapolis came out as the winner after the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, the state of Indiana’s lead economic development organisation, came together with the Indianapolis Airport Authority and Visit Indy, the city’s tourist board, in order to propose hosting the prestigious event…. Read the full press release

UNWTO and UNESCO hold successful third cultural tourism conference

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today (5 December 2018) in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing… Read the full press release

GBTA and VDR conclude their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance

Attendance Approaches 1,100 with Record-Breaking Turnout BERLIN,Germany 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association VDR – wrapped up their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance. The event brought together… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace again recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018 at the World Travel Awards

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Palace has once again been recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018. The awards highlight the growing importance of both event and leisure tourism in the region. Recognized as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’,… Read the full press release

Marriott International CFO Leeny Oberg to present at Barclays 2018 Gaming, Lodging, Leisure, Restaurant and Food Retail Conference

Bethesda, MD, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Leeny Oberg, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), will speak at the Barclays 2018 Gaming, Lodging, Leisure, Restaurant and Food Retail Conference, to be held on Wednesday, December 5.  Ms. Oberg’s remarks will be at approximately 1:30 p.m., Eastern Time, and… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong kicks off annual Smart Airport Technovation Conference and Exhibition

HONG KONG, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today (28 November 2018) launched its annual Smart Airport Technovation Conference and Exhibition at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The opening ceremony was officiated by Jack So, Chairman of the AA, Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Fred Lam,… Read the full press release

British Airways enters into partnership with ExCeL, London’s premier conference and exhibition centre

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and ExCeL London have launched a year-long collaboration that will give exclusive airline partner status to the London City Airport based operation. The partnership will give British Airways the opportunity to use advertising space in and around ExCeL as well as an opportunity to offer deals… Read the full press release

HotelsWorld conference joins HICAP family of events; relaunches and rebrands to HICAP Australia New Zealand (HICAP ANZ)

Costa Mesa, CA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), the region’s leading industry event, announced at the 29th annual HICAP in Hong Kong that the HotelsWorld conference which is held each year in Sydney, Australia will be relaunched and rebranded as part of the HICAP group of events. This… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney wins Conference and Events Venue of the Year title At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney took the crown for Conference and Events Venue of the Year. The TAA NSW Awards for Excellence are recognised as the most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards, honouring the achievement of excellence in a wide… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza opens the largest and most comprehensive regional conference and exhibition facility north of Sydney

The widely-anticipated Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference and Events Centre is the newest and most extensive business events venue in the Hunter region Hunter Valley, Australia, 2015-2-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza announces the opening of the new Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference and Events Centre, providing the largest and most comprehensive regional conference and… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference in Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November

MEADFA Fosters Closer Links Between Duty Free Retailers And Brand Suppliers In The Middle East And Africa DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Duty Free, the second largest Duty Free operator in the Middle East, hosted the 2013 MEADFA Conference, which is being held at the Ritz Carlton on 25 and 26 November. This is the… Read the full press release

Las Vegas’s travel and tourism industry leaders attend Connecting America Through Travel (CATT) conference in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C., United States, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leaders from Las Vegas’s travel and tourism industry and business community participated in today’s inaugural Connecting America Through Travel (CATT) conference in Washington D.C. The forum was organized by the U.S. Travel Association and was co-chaired by Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) President/CEO Rossi Ralenkotter, former chairman… Read the full press release

The annual ACI Airport Exchange conference and exhibition commenced at Qatar National Convention Centre themed ‘Beyond Airports 2020’

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The annual ACI Airport Exchange conference and exhibition commenced at Qatar National Convention Centre today with a series of keynote addresses, symposiums and seminars addressing the latest developments in the aviation sector. Themed ‘Beyond Airports 2020’, nearly 1,000 delegates from around the world are expected to attend the two-day conference. H.E…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines invited to speak at the Raymond James Global Airline Conference

Dallas, TX, 2013-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Raymond James Global Airline Conference.  Raymond James will be webcasting the audio presentation live, and a link to the webcast will be made available via the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest Airlines website.  Details of the audio webcast… Read the full press release