UNWTO AND ITF LAUNCHES LANDMARK REPORT ON TOURISM’S CARBON EMISSIONS

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% in 2016, a landmark new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. At the same time, as tourist numbers rise and… Read the full press release

China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets highlighted at the PATAcademy-HCD workshop

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and tourism industry professionals now have a better understanding of the Chinese and Russian outbound tourism markets after attending the two-day PATAcademy-HCD workshop organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) from November 25-26, 2019. The interactive programme, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, was led by… Read the full press release

Explore Branson for Great Golf and an Astounding Christmas Season Celebration Beginning in November

Golf, golf course, Big Cedar Lodge, Branson, Missouri

Branson, Missouri, USA, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Branson offers an astounding array of attractions to those who love to travel, play golf, and cherish the holiday season. Nowhere else in the world can you tee off on courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio and Gary Player during the morning, then immerse yourself in… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomes US$1 million donation from the Chimelong Flora and Fauna Conservation Foundation to grow wildlife tourism

Guangzhou, China, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization is to continue to lead the way in growing wildlife tourism and harnessing it as a driver for conservation and development, supported by a major new US$1 million donation from the Chimelong Flora and Fauna Conservation Foundation. In 2018, the wildlife tourism sector contributed… Read the full press release

UNWTO supports Côte d’Ivoire tourism sector and footballing legend Didier Drogba as the newest Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has demonstrated its support for the Côte d’Ivoire tourism sector, participating in a key high-level round table discussion in Dubai and recruiting Ivorian footballing legend Didier Drogba as the newest Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. UNWTO Secretary General, Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, participated at a… Read the full press release

Over 170 participants from 23 countries/regions came together for the 13th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook in Guilin, China

Guiling, China, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the People’s Government of Guilin (China) held the 13th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook in Guilin from 17 to 19 October 2019. Over 170 participants from 23 countries/regions came together to share their knowledge… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris offers advice on spotting of wildlife in Kenya National park

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Visiting Kenya’s parks and reserves, one will be spending a lot time craning their necks and keeping watchful eyes out of animals and birds. There are a few tell signs to note, as well as a few things one can do to maximize the chances of spotting the… Read the full press release

UK expects rise in visits from China for the upcoming China National Day and the Golden Week

The UK could look forward to a rise in visits from China in the coming week as China National Day and the Golden Week holiday get underway. LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Golden Week is a prime time of travel for the Chinese and more are choosing to visit the UK than… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism

Riviera Maya, Mexico, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism, implementing incredibly extensive, eco-friendly conservation practices property-wide.  The five-star luxury resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has been awarded the Rainforest Alliance Certification.  From energy and water conservation to responsible,… Read the full press release

Maldives wins 32 awards at the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2019

Male, Maldives, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives has bagged 32 awards at the biggest travel and tourism award in the region; South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2019. This year’s event was held at Amari Galle Hotel from 19-20 September. There were 500 nominations in 112 categories in this year’s SATA, including the visitor’s choice… Read the full press release

El Informe de Gastos de Escapadas Urbanas 2019: Málaga encabeza la lista de destinos con mejor relación calidad-precio para escapadas urbanas

MALAGA, 2019-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Los destinos que ofrecen la mejor relación calidad-precio dependen en gran medida de cuánto se gastas cuando se llega allí. El Informe de Gastos de Escapadas Urbanas 2019 publicado por Vacaciones-Espana.es revela cómo los costos típicos para los viajeros varían mucho de una ciudad a otra en España este otoño/invierno…. Read the full press release

CITY BREAK COST INDEX 2019: TOP 5 CHEAPEST CITY BREAK DESTINATIONS IN SPAIN

MALAGA, Spain, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Which city destination offers the best value depends to a large extent on how much you spend when you get there. The City Break Cost Index 2019 published by the Spain-Holiday.com reveals how typical costs for travellers varies greatly from city to city in Spain this autumn/winter. It examines everything… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya Online booking platform offers best travel destinations in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Going on safari in Kenya during the peak seasons is a good option that does not spell game viewing disappointment and miserable weather. In fact, travelling in the low seasons – the long rains from March to June and the short rains from October to December – is an… Read the full press release

ADB and PATA team up with Plug and Play to develop technologies in the space of sustainable tourism

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a non-profit membership association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism within the Asia Pacific region, have teamed up with Plug and Play, a global open innovation platform to develop… Read the full press release

UNWTO: Tourism Enjoys Continued Growth generating USD 5 billion per day

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — International tourist arrivals grew 5% in 2018, to reach the 1.4 billion mark, two years ahead of the World Tourism Organization’s long-term forecasts, according to the UNWTO International Tourism Highlights, 2019 Edition. At the same time, export earnings generated by tourism grew to USD 1.7 trillion, an increase… Read the full press release

PATA Travel Mart 2019’s PTM Forums to feature leading speakers on tourism trends and insights

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading speakers on tourism trends and insights are set to gather in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan for the PTM Forums taking place during PATA Travel Mart 2019 (PTM 2019) from September 18-20. In addition to the two full days of over 10,000 pre-matched appointments between global sellers and qualified hosted international buyers,… Read the full press release

Tallinn Tourist Information Centre offers new services

Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — You can now send postcards and buy Ühiskaart, a fare card for Tallinn’s public transport, directly at the Tallinn Tourist Information Centre. Send postcards  A memorable trip always involves a hint of nostalgia, such as sending postcards to your loved ones back home. But as you have probably experienced yourself, finding… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office visits youth association again to hear the young’s perspectives on tourism prospect in the Greater Bay Area

Macao, China, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) paid a visit to the Macao Borderless Youth Association on 9 August to share about the development of community tourism, cultural tourism and the Macao Awareness Campaign, besides discussing with senior staff of the association about how to diversify tourism products and… Read the full press release

SLICE OF ARKANSAS WINEMAKING HISTORY PRESERVED AT LITTLE ITALY ARKANSAS HERITAGE MUSEUM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Little Italy, Arkansas, which is about 20 minutes from Little Rock, has an interesting tale regarding its part in Arkansas history. The Little Italy Arkansas Heritage Museum tells the story of this pioneering community first established as Alta Villa, the “high place,” by Italian immigrants in 1915…. Read the full press release

Kenya offers best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris according to tour operator, Cruzeiro Safaris

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris are East Africa precisely Kenya which offers vast plains and roaming packs of extraordinary beasts. Many travelers come to Africa in search of the “big five”: buffalo, lions, leopards, elephants and rhinoceroses. The chance to get close to… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport and local tourism partners release new series of visit itineraries for the local region

‘Gateway Gatwick’ group of local partners and Gatwick release new series of visit itineraries for the local region – advising time-pressed tourists where to visit Latest figures reveal visitors travelling through Gatwick spend 9.7 million nights in the local area These overseas visitors spent £1.3 billion annually in the region supporting 5,100 jobs  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

New promotional service for arts and culture organisations across Bath launches

Bath, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Launching in August 2019, Bath Focus is a bespoke new promotional service for arts and culture organisations across the city. Developed by Glide Media and co-branded with Visit Bath, the service is designed to target and engage with your local domestic market, increasing awareness, generating word of mouth and… Read the full press release

Spain Summer Spending Report 2019: The Top 3 best value destinations are Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Costa Blanca

MALAGA, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Cheap flights and accommodation don’t necessarily mean a cheap holiday; varying prices of everyday local expenses are playing a far bigger role in bagging a bargain holiday in the sun. If you are looking for a last-minute budget holiday this summer, then Spain offers great in-resort value on its… Read the full press release

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

VisitEngland launches Tourism Exchange Great Britain to connect tourism suppliers to international distributors

VisitEngland has launched a business-to-business digital platform that enables tourism suppliers to connect to multiple international distributors. LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB) is a one-stop shop for English tourism suppliers including accommodation providers, visitor attractions and experiences, to link to distributors with international reach and sell their products… Read the full press release

Travel and Tour Packages Online Booking Site for Nairobi Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya’s tourism industry is booming in business and 2018-2022 is looking even better after recovery for a long time. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya’s strength in packaging tours and committed service delivery is expected to increase in the future. Undoubtly, Kenya is the best African country for safari experience… Read the full press release

UNWTO holds 110th Session of its Executive Council in Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 110th Session of its Executive Council (16-18 June). At the meeting, Member States endorsed the Organization’s progress and future plans, as outlined Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, and warmly welcomed the participation of the United States as it… Read the full press release

Visit Tallinn announces new partners on its Meeting Planner

Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Tallinn’s Meeting Planner is a great tool when searching for suitable venues, service providers, or incentive ideas for your event in Tallinn or its surroundings. Metropol Spa Hotel  Located in the unique Rotermann Quarter, the new Metropol Spa Hotel has a modern conference centre for up to 120… Read the full press release

Visit Tallinn: Tallinn Card city sightseeing passes now available at the Cruise Port’s Information Centre

Tallinn, Estonia, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting from June, you can buy the Tallinn Card city sightseeing passes directly at the Cruise Port’s Information Centre (Sadama 25a). With free entrance to over 40 of the city’s top museums and attractions, plenty of discounts, and free access to public transport, this card saves you money… Read the full press release

Macao actively participates in Greater Bay Area tourism development

Macao, China, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Federation of Cities in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Bay Area (referred to as the “Federation”) convened the second Annual Meeting in Hong Kong today (12 June) to forge the collaborative initiatives of the year. Member entities keenly expressed their views on the prospect of tourism… Read the full press release