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