Thomas Cook UK & Ireland released its latest range of 2014 Summer holidays brochures with 16 new additions available online

Refreshed brochure design and introduction of four new titles Five new SENTIDO hotels and Five new Aquamania properties New and exclusive premium holiday concepts from Thomas Cook in Sunwing and Sunprime New budget range from Airtours with the introduction of smartline Early booking offer with Kids for a Quid 2013-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thomas Cook UK &… Read the full press release

Summer Screen returns to Somerset House with a truly eclectic mix of movies

One of London’s most popular open air film events returns with another far-reaching programme, reports LondonTown.com 2013-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Possibly the most famous of all the open air film events to take place in London, Summer Screen in association with Film4 returns to Somerset House this summer. Running from the 8th to 21st August, the… Read the full press release

Nigel Kennedy regresa al Royal Albert Hall de Londres para el Prom de Vivaldi

Londres, 2013-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — A estas alturas Nigel Kennedy es reconocido no sólo como uno de los mejores violinistas del mundo sino también como un icono de la música británica, por lo que su anunciado regreso al Royal Albert Hall el 8 de Agosto con motivo de los Proms de la BBC (un ciclo de conciertos… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport launched first ever ‘Food on the Fly’ food guide

2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow’s first ever food guide, created in conjunction with John Torode and Gregg Wallace – who were appointed as the airport’s official taste buds earlier this year – has been released ahead of the busy summer holiday period. Thousands of copies of Food on the Fly are being handed out to passengers this week… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet released its 7th edition of Perth & West Coast Australia Travel Guide

2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — “An expanding number of multi-billion-dollar mines”, “a well-preserved lifestyle with all the bells and whistles”, and “a feeling of confidence borne of isolation” are some of the findings in the latest edition of Lonely Planet’s Perth & West Coast Australia Travel Guide, released today. The new guidebook describes Perth as “the engine room of… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority reminds holidaymakers to pack their ATOL certificate before travelling abroad this summer

2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — With schools set to close for summer this week and thousands of families heading abroad for their holidays, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is reminding holidaymakers to pack their ATOL certificate to make sure they’re covered if something happens to their travel company. Families booking ATOL protected air holidays are covered… Read the full press release

Package Holidays soon available on Wizz Tours

Warsaw, 2013-07-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wizz Tours, the new online travel platform designed to bring more convenience and savings to holidaymakers, was today presented in Warsaw and Budapest. For the very first time Wizz Air is entering the package holiday market, widening its consumer friendly offer to existing passengers and capturing new customers. The new package… Read the full press release

Premier Holidays: explore the lesser known spots of the Isles of Scilly, Thailand and Cambodia from £349 per person

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Explore the lesser known spots of the Isles of Scilly, Thailand and Cambodia from £349 per person Dive into Porthcressa Beach, St Mary’s Island from £349 per person Spend four nights at the three-star St Mary’s Hall in Hugh Town on St Mary’s Island, Isles of Scilly, from £349 per person with… Read the full press release

Las Vegas takes actions against privacy invasion

LAS VEGAS, 2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas today publically offered encouragements to organizations affected by the actions found in recent reports regarding data mining and privacy invasion outlining how to protect travelers’ “What Happens Here, Stays Here” moments while in the destination. By sending open letters to the heads of major Internet and telecommunication companies… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission roadshows provide training and networking opportunities for Brit travel agents

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hit the road, Jack: The UK office of the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has been out and about in English cities, bringing Canada into the offices of travel agents and tour operators. Working alongside Canadian destination partners and suppliers, the roadshows trained, educated and entertained 115 UK agents in Bournemouth and Bristol. The events also acted… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand partner over co-operative marketing initiatives

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism Australia and New Zealand’s national carrier Air New Zealand have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see more than A$6 million invested in joint marketing activity over a three year period to promote tourism to Australia in key overseas markets. Under the agreement the two parties will each contribute… Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority reminds British passengers on the way they can get help when flying

2013-06-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is today reminding British sun-seekers who need assistance when travelling by air how they can get any help they need to ensure they enjoy a safe flight this summer. The message comes as the European Commission begins a campaign to raise awareness of passenger rights. The… Read the full press release

Visitors to Calgary can obtain the latest flood recovery updates on visitcalgary.com

Calgary, Alberta, 2013-06-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Calgary frontline crews and volunteers are working tirelessly to bring the city out of its state of emergency and into a period of recovery. Most of Calgary’s attractions, restaurants and accommodations are open for business with the status of the remaining flood-affected businesses changing on a daily basis. While the… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand volunteer tourism marketing campaign won digital Innovation Asia Award

BANGKOK, 2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — A global marketing campaign launched by the Tourism Authority of Thailand to promote Volunteer tourism was one of the winners of the first Digital Innovation Asia Awards conferred at a ceremony on June 10. Conferred the “MOST IMPACTFUL CAMPAIGN” award, it was designed to tap into a growing industry trend known as Voluntourism… Read the full press release

Thailand expects record number of Vietnamese tourists in 2013

Bangkok, 2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Despite Vietnam’s currently sluggish economy that is expected to have a GDP growth 5.04% to 5.35% this year, Vietnamese tourist arrivals to Thailand are on pace to surpass arrivals in 2012. More than 618,000 Vietnamese came to Thailand last year. The first five months of 2013 saw Thailand receiving 260,621 Vietnamese visitors,… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet celebrates its 40th birthday recreating the iconic journey that led to the start of the much loved travel guide

2013-06-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — To celebrate Lonely Planet’s 40th birthday, the world’s number one travel publisher has sent two writers across the world to recreate the trip that led to the start of the much loved travel guide. To mark the 40th anniversary of the pioneering first trip, writers Oliver Smith and Christa Larwood from Lonely Planet Traveller magazine are following the… Read the full press release

San Antonio to become citywide playground for kids and families during the Kidcation Week, August 12-18

2013-06-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer, San Antonio turns into a citywide playground for kids and families with the city’s first-ever Kidcation Week, August 12-18. Kidcation Week provides families a chance to closeout summer with one last jam-packed adventure. Visitors can look forward to exclusive kids programming and events, free entertainment and fantastic deals at hotels,… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport: Temporary Runway Closures June 25th through June 29th

Final Closures of Two Runways for Federally Mandated Work SAN FRANCISCO, 2013-06-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has announced that two runways will be closed temporarily on alternate days next week for construction activity surrounding the federally mandated Runway Safety Areas (RSA) initiative. Upon completion of this work, the two runways, 28L and… Read the full press release

Macau Government Tourist Office unveils its brand-new website in 15 languages

2013-06-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the soft launch of its Beta-version website last year, Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) now officially unveils its brand-new website in 15 languages in accord with its aim of diversifying the tourism markets and expanding the international markets for Macau. With the booming popularity of the Internet and Smartphone products today,… Read the full press release

Canada taps into high-end Asian markets

2013-06-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — CTC puts consumers in the lap of luxury at ILTM Asia in China, tempts them with Canada’s wonderful nature at HanaTour’s travel show in South Korea. Canada was a glamorous debutante at ILTM Asia (International Luxury Travel Market) in China June 3-6. The market has a global reputation for bringing together sellers of high-end luxury travel… Read the full press release

Travelport and Emirates launched Emirates’ Inspire Me travel application

Trending of Emirates ‘Inspire Me’ Application Engineered by Travelport Confirms Leisure Traveler Desire for Inspirational Shopping Tools Atlanta, 2013-06-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions and data for the global travel industry, and Emirates, one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, have launched Emirates’ Inspire Me travel application on the Emirates website, http://tinyurl.com/Emirates-Inspire-Me…. Read the full press release

Lonely Planet releases its latest edition Central Australia: Adelaide to Darwin Travel Guide

Lonely Planet’s New Central Australia: Adelaide to Darwin Guide – “The mood here is on the up” 2013-06-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lonely Planet’s latest edition Central Australia: Adelaide to Darwin Travel Guide, released today, says major projects, water in the Murray River and a new appreciation for wide-open spaces are “keeping locals smiling”, despite lingering GFC concerns. “Central Australia… Read the full press release

Macau Government Tourist Office joins festive parade and promotes multi-destination tours in Portugal

2013-06-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — A joint delegation of Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO), Tourism Administration of Guangdong Province and Tourism Administration of Guangzhou Municipality visited Portugal this week to meet a number of local tourism officials and trade executives for promotion of Macau and multi-destination tours. MGTO also participated in “Festas de Lisboa” to raise the… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand Invites Global Food-Lovers to Thai Food Festival 2013

2013-06-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in its ongoing promotion, World Destination of Food in Thailand, invites both domestic and international tourists who love food to participate in the “Thai Food Festival” under the concept of “24/7 Everywhere…..Easy Tasty Street Food.” This campaign goes hand in hand with CNNGo’s naming Bangkok as the world’s best city for… Read the full press release

Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ finalists have finally arrived Down Under

2013-06-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — After a tough contest involving more than 600,000 applications worldwide, the 18 finalists in the running for Tourism Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ have finally arrived in Australia to complete their applications for the six dream jobs. The contestants will enjoy some of Sydney’s most popular sights and attractions before embarking… Read the full press release

Agoda.com showcases selection of great hotels in one of the Philippines’ most beautiful provinces, Palawan

2013-06-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is showcasing a selection of great hotels in Palawan, one of the Philippines’ most beautiful provinces and a top beach and island destination for vacationers from around the world. To see the selection, visit http://www.agoda.com/PerfectPalawan Palawan is actually an island… Read the full press release

Macau Government Tourist Office presents training workshop certificates to industry partners

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) has recently organized the “Effective Travel Agency Supervisory Management Workshop” and “Technique in Handling Dissatisfied Customer Workshop for Tour Guides”, two professional training sessions for travel industry partners in response to the city’s booming tourism development. MGTO held a certificate presentation ceremony today (June 6) for the… Read the full press release

Jersey’s Atlantic Hotel Featured on US Travel Channel’s Flagship Series ‘Island Secrets’

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today (06|06|2013), Jersey’s Atlantic Hotel will appear on the US Travel Channel’s flagship series ‘Island Secrets.’ In the 30 minute programme which airs at 12 noon Eastern time, The Atlantic is the only hotel in Jersey to be featured and was chosen for its stunning interiors and incredible views out to St… Read the full press release

Travel Guard Offers Tips For Planning Travel During Hurricane Season

Travel Guard Urges Travelers to Prepare for Hurricane Season Forecasters predict nine hurricanes, five to be Category 3 or higher Stevens Point, Wis., 2013-06-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Forecasters are predicting another active hurricane season in the Atlantic, calling for 16 named storms, including nine hurricanes, five of which are predicted to be a Category 3 or… Read the full press release

Tourism Vancouver Celebrates Successful First Year of the Tourism Energy Specialist Program

VANCOUVER, BC, 2013-05-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism Vancouver is delighted to celebrate the successful first year of the Tourism Energy Specialist Program. Since commencing in May 2012, the program has produced 415,000 kilowatt hours of energy savings in Vancouver’s tourism industry and BC Hydro has awarded $69,000 in corresponding grants for energy conservation retrofits. Tourism Vancouver’s… Read the full press release