Southwest Airlines launched inaugural flights to Memphis, Tenn., Pensacola, Fla. and Richmond, Va.

Brings Southwest’s Low Fares and Legendary Customer Service Dallas, TX, United States, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched new flights this weekend in three cities that join the carrier’s network through previously established service by wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways.  The new routes complete a plan to bring Southwest Airlines service to all domestic… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association announced the winners of the 2013 Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star at ESTO conference in Richmond

Tennessean Susan Whitaker Named 2013 State Tourism Director of the Year RICHMOND, Va., 2013-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Winners of the 2013 Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star were announced during the U.S. Travel Association’s annual ESTO conference held this week in Richmond. Mercury and Destiny Awards The Mercury awards are… Read the full press release

New Poll Result Shows More Residents Back Heathrow Than Oppose It

2013-06-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — New polling of the communities around Heathrow shows that more people back Heathrow than oppose it. The findings have prompted Heathrow to announce that it will provide funding for a community campaign to give a voice to the hundreds of thousands of residents who back Heathrow. The survey, which was conducted by… Read the full press release

Each year Virginia ranks among the top U.S. states in tourism

Tourism Benefits in Virginia Touted During National Travel and Tourism Week Richmond, Va., 2013-05-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Each year Virginia ranks among the top U.S. states in tourism. Millions of visitors come not only from neighboring states and major U.S. markets but from all corners of the world, traveling with the intent of spending their time and… Read the full press release