Pacific Asia Travel Association launches new online resource to increase sustainability in the tourism sector

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online resource for increasing the sustainability of the tourism sector. The course, Targeting Zero Plastics in Tourism Businesses – with UNESCO, PATA & Expedia Group, is launched in conjunction with this year’s PATA Destination Marketing Forum (PDMF),… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts signs three-hotel portfolio deal for Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express in Vietnam

Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express brands heading to vibrant mixed-use development Hoian d’Or near fabled UNESCO heritage site Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts is celebrating another major milestone in Central Vietnam after signing a landmark three-hotel portfolio deal in Hoi An with ConBap Ecological Tourist… Read the full press release

Holidays by flydubai offers holiday packages to winter destinations

Discover incredible winter destinations with holiday packages starting from AED 1,599 per person Dubai, UAE, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidays by flydubai is offering attractive packages to several beautiful winter destinations for a holiday filled with excitement and wonder. If you are looking to go for a hike, take in some incredible views,… Read the full press release

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays launch new route from Bristol Airport to Malta for Summer 22

More flights and holidays added to Greece (Kefalonia and Rhodes) and Cyprus (Larnaca), on top of launch of BRAND-NEW AND EXCLUSIVE route to MALTA Comes in response to strong demand for Summer 22, as holidaymakers look to book ahead and secure their place in the sun next summer Means Jet2.com and Jet2holidays now have more than 30 destinations on sale for… Read the full press release

DESERT & DELTA SAFARIS INCREASES ITS PORTFOLIO WITH NXAMASERI ISLAND LODGE

BOTSWANA OWNED AND OPERATED, DESERT & DELTA SAFARIS INCREASES ITS PORTFOLIO WITH THE ACQUISITION OF NXAMASERI ISLAND LODGE Botswana, 2021-Oct-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Desert & Delta Safaris is delighted to announce a new addition to its luxury lodge portfolio. The company which is based, owned and operated in Botswana, has purchased Nxamaseri Island… Read the full press release

LINGER FOR LONGER, VILLA NAI 3.3 EXTENDS ITS SEASON UNTIL THE 31ST OF OCTOBER – BASK UNDER THE CROATIAN SUN ON THE STUNNING CROATIAN ISLAND OF DUGI OTOK

DUGI OTOK, Croatia, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Born in nature and made in nature, Villa Nai 3.3, a member of Leading Hotels of the World and the hottest new opening of Summer 2021, situated on the island of Dugi Otok is extending its opening until the 31st of October to celebrate the olive… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko introduces a new level of luxury to the destination amidst a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Japan

The highly anticipated luxury hotel offers a pristine haven in the historic mountain region of Nikko, where a rich untouched natural environment entwines with centuries-old traditions NIKKO, JAPAN, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C today (JULY 15, 2020) announced the opening of the latest hotel to join its luxury Asia… Read the full press release

Yucatan Named “State Of Peace” at World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

Yucatán, Mexico, 2019-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The State of Yucatán, Mexico, completed its duties as host of the 17th edition of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, which took place Sept. 19 to 22, with a closing ceremony that highlighted the state’s leadership and goals of peace and equality. During the… Read the full press release

FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar by Shalom Travels

Yangon, Myanmar, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (15th -24th  September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus on the… 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

Macao to host cooking show open to the public with chefs from UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy from around the world

Macao, China, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao will hold for the first time this weekend (January 19 and 20) a cooking show open to the public with chefs from UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy from around the world. Organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), with the coordination of Macau Culinary Association, the outdoor… 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

Autograph Collection Hotels announces the opening of Eugenia de Montijo situated in UNESCO World Heritage site of Toledo, Spain

TOLEDO, Spain, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, has unveiled its latest property with the opening of Eugenia de Montijo, situated in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Toledo in Spain. Inspired by the building’s impressive heritage, the hotel fits perfectly… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office at the City of Gastronomy Festival in Parma, Italy

MACAO, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) attended the City of Gastronomy Festival in Parma from 2nd to 3rd June at the invitation of this Creative City of Gastronomy in Italy, seizing the opportunity to manifest Macao’s new status as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy and meet with representatives of… Read the full press release

Sushi Wakon at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto awarded its first Michelin star in its first year of operations

Michelin star awarded after first year of operations, along with “Five Red Pavilions” ranking Toronto, Canada, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Sushi Wakon restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto has achieved its first Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto and Osaka 2018 in their first year of operations. Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto also gained a coveted “Five Red Pavilions” ranking, which marks… Read the full press release

UNWTO joins UNESCO in urging immediate action to safeguard the world’s cultural heritage

MADRID, 2015-3-4 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO is appalled by the systematic destruction of cultural and religious artefacts in Syria and Iraq, the last of which in the Mosul Museum in Iraq. On behalf of the international tourism community, UNWTO joins UNESCO in urging immediate action to safeguard the world’s cultural heritage. “As stated… Read the full press release

UNWTO and UNESCO to cooperate on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage

UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage (26 November 2013, New York, USA). Madrid, Spain, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Under the Memorandum of Understanding, signed by UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai and UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, in… Read the full press release

Visa facilitation top priority for UNESCO/UNWTO Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Workshop

Madrid, Spain, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism and heritage experts called for more effective visa systems to support tourism development at the UNESCO/UNWTO Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Tourism Strategy Workshop. The workshop aimed to define a tourism management roadmap for two UNESCO Silk Road Heritage Corridors crossing China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (7-8 October 2013, Almaty,… Read the full press release

Interview: Why airberlin is focusing on Poland

2013-07-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Interview: Why airberlin is focusing on Poland airberlin:  Mr. Gergye, airberlin has continued to grow in Poland this year. How do you see airberlin’s position in this market? Otto Gergye:  Poland is a strategic growth market for airberlin and has a strong economy as well as a rising demand for flights. Thanks… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings signed with COPA S.A.of Lima to franchise Alamo Rent A Car brand for the Peruvian market

LIMA, Peru, 2013-06-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Holdings today announced that it is franchising the use of its Alamo Rent A Car brand to COPA S.A. of Lima, Peru. This appointment continues the expansion of the brand’s footprint in Latin America. Alamo will serve Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, located 10 miles north-west of the downtown area. The main… Read the full press release

The 3rd Silk Road Task Force Meeting defines future Silk Road Action Plan

Madrid/Baku, 2013-04-25— /travelprnews.com/ — Delegates from over 15 countries and representatives of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Federation of Tourist Guides Associations, gathered around the 3rd meeting of the Task Force of the Silk Road Task Force (22-23 April, Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan). The strong… Read the full press release