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Inspired By The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing? Enjoy Philadelphia’s ‘Out Of This World’ Science Exhibits And Lunar Celebrations

The United States will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20th July 2019 and visitors the East Coast city of Philadelphia this summer can enjoy an array of astronomical science museums and exhibitions. Continue reading

Patriotic Parties: Celebrate The History Of The United States In The ‘Birthplace Of America’ This Summer

Known as the ‘birthplace of America’, Philadelphia will proudly celebrate its significance in America’s history books this summer with an exhilarating array of Independence Day events on 4th July 2019 and throughout Labour Day weekend from 31st August – 1st September, when the city will also once again host Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival. Continue reading

SWAROVSKI OPTIK Suggests Seeking Out Some Of Europe’s Spectacular Summer Solstice Hotspots

The summer solstice on 21st June marks the Northern Hemisphere’s longest day of the year and lovers of the outdoors can wonder at Europe’s wildlife during the extended daylight hours with SWAROVSKI OPTIK, a world-leading manufacturer of long-range optics. Continue reading

Sign Up Now To The Tourism Society’s PR Network’s Broadcast Event On 10th June

Tourism Society PR Network
Monday 10th June 2019
RocketSpace: 40 Islington High St, The Angel, London N1 8EQ
6.30pm – 8.30pm
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How Travel Brands Can Effectively Engage With TV & Radio Producers

The Tourism Society’s PR Chapter is offering travel and tourism PRs the opportunity to quiz four of the UK’s leading broadcast producers on how best to promote their products in the ever-competitive world of TV, radio and podcasts.

The event brings together Chris Richards, Series Producer of Channel 4’s Travel Man, David Prest producer of high-end BBC radio programmes, Rajan Datar from BBC World TV’s The Travel Show, and food & wine TV producer Andy Clarke. Travel writer and chair of the British Guild of Travel Writers Simon Willmore, the chairman will host the panel.


Chairman: Simon Willmore

  • Rajan Datar – BBC World TV’s The Travel Show
  • Andy Clarke – Food & wine loving TV producer and TV trainer
  • Dave Priest – MD of Whistledown productions, producers of BBC Radio
  • Chris Richard – Series Producer, Channel 4’s Travel Man

Date: Monday 10th June
Location: RocketSpace: 40 Islington High St, The Angel, London N1 8EQ
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

6.00pm – Doors Open and drinks
6.30pm – Welcome
6.45pm – Panel intro and discussion
7.30pm – Audience Q&A
8.30pm – Networking with refeshments

Tourism Society Members £25
Tourism Society Non-members £15
Travel Media – Free by application (editorial & production team only)

Venue Information
40 Islington High St
The Angel
N1 8EQ

Book a place at this event here.

Boost Your Business Trip: Airport Parking & Hotels ( Shares Best Airport Hotels For Savvy Business Travellers

For business travellers keen to secure a restful night’s sleep ahead of an international work trip, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels ( has compared six airport hotels well-suited for travel from London, Manchester and Birmingham.

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How To Spend A Weekend In America’s East Coast World Heritage City: Edinburgh Welcomes New Direct Flight To Philadelphia

The launch of American Airlines’ new direct flight route to Philadelphia International Airport from Edinburgh in April allows Scottish travellers to plan a long weekend exploring the East Coast city of Philadelphia, which is rich in history, arts and culture, vibrant neighbourhoods, plus tax-free shopping hotspots. Continue reading

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Discerning Gifts From SWAROVSKI OPTIK

This Father’s Day, discerning gift-givers looking to spoil the outdoor enthusiast or nature lover in their life can choose a visionary present from SWAROVSKI OPTIK, a world-leading manufacturer of long-range optics. Continue reading

Gatwick Guru: Airport Parking & Hotels ( Gives The Lowdown On Gatwick’s Best Airport Hotels For Different Types Of Travellers

With a wide variety of airport hotels at Gatwick to choose from, how do you pick the best one for your trip needs? Award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels ( has compiled a top 12 list of Gatwick hotels on its home patch that will help you start or end your holiday in style. Find the online guide here:

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Make The Most Of May’s Bank Holiday Weekends With Airport Parking & Hotels’ ( Top Tips For Avoiding Travel Chaos

With two bank holidays on the way for UK holidaymakers this May, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels ( has collated a top 5 list of insider tips on how to best avoid the inevitable bank holiday travel chaos on Britain’s motorways and railways. Find the online guide here:

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Philadelphia To Celebrate 10.9% Increase In Hotel Room Supply In 2019

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By the end of 2019, the city is expected to celebrate a 10.9% year-on-year increase in room supply. Continue reading