Traveller Made, an international network of luxury travel designers, hosted a virtual Essence of Luxury Travel 2020 Show at the end of March, the first ever global luxury travel event of its kind, facilitating nearly 10,500 virtual travel meetings to take place despite the COVID-19 crisis.
Located on the East Coast of the U.S., Philadelphia is rich in history, arts and culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, tax-free shopping and more, and those keen to still explore the World Heritage City this spring can now visit many of the city’s famous cultural institutions and attractions from the comfort of their sofa.
The warmer months of spring promise the start of the nesting season and a chance for nature lovers to spot busy birds as they hurry to build nests. To help stay-at-home wildlife explorers identify their sightings, SWAROVSKI OPTIK, a world-leading manufacturer of long-range optics, has shared a list of ten British birds that can easily (and sometimes not-so-easily) be found whilst bird watching from home, in the UK’s gardens or in woodland areas when taking daily exercise; perfect for parents looking to keep their children occupied during a family walk.
Whether for personal or economic reasons, there isn’t a UK company that hasn’t been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and my Travel PR agency is no exception.
I am acutely aware that the challenges of running a travel PR firm in no way compares to the challenges those in the front line are facing in tackling the coronavirus pandemic, such as the National Health Service or supermarkets. However, one day this pandemic will subside and travellers will wish to book holidays again. So I am very mindful of my responsibility to both my employees and clients to do my bit to prepare. For now, that means my fellow Travel PRs and I must keep calm and carry on.
Continuing their winning streak in the culinary sphere, Aitken Spence Hotels’ newest opening in the Maldives, Heritance Aarah, brought home multiple wins from the prestigious International IKA Culinary Olympics 2020 which included four Gold, seven Silver and two Bronze medals, marking their third gastronomic win since the opening of the resort last year. Continue reading →
Situated in the Indian Ocean just 1 ½ hours apart, the Maldives and Sri Lanka offer the perfect combination for a twin-centre holiday.
GEC PR Directors, Fiona and Sarah, were fortunate enough to experience this for themselves on a tour of the Aitken Spence Hotels properties across both destinations in February. From luxurious five-star resorts to holistic, wellness retreats and mountain-side properties to premium, all-inclusive hotels, the Aitken Spence Hotels group offers something for everyone across Sri Lanka and the Maldives, so here are some of the property highlights from the trip.
Construction of the new £15billion ‘Super Terminal’ is well underway at Manchester Airport so the award-winning airport parking operator, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH.com), has put together a guide for hungry travellers looking to grab a bite to eat before their flight, comparing the 14 new restaurant offerings available once the Terminal 2 project is complete.
The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) and NYC & Company unveiled highlights of their arts and culture scenes for 2020, including the announcement of an unprecedented retrospective from the American abstract expressionism artist Jasper Johns at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, during an exclusive preview event at London’s Soho Hotel on Monday 2nd March 2020. Continue reading →
With air travel uncertainty at a peak for UK travellers, the award-winning airport parking operator Airport Parking and Hotels (APH.com) has announced there will be no cancellation or amendment fees* for bookings made on www.aph.com from 6th March 2020 on APH-operated products at Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham airports. Continue reading →