Tag Archives: London Travel PR

GEC PR Retained As UK Representatives Of Maldives Marketing And PR Corporation (MMPRC) For Fourth Consecutive Year

Following a competitive pitch process earlier this year, Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC), the national tourism office responsible for the promotion of the Maldives, has once again appointed travel specialists GEC PR as the UK representatives for the destination.

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Aitken Spence Hotels To Reopen Five Maldives Resorts Before 1st September 2020

Aitken Spence Hotels has announced five of the hotel group’s Maldives resorts will reopen to international guests by 1st September 2020.

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Click&Boat Acquires Nautal, Its Main European Competitor, And Focuses On Further UK Growth

Click&Boat, the UK’s leading boat hire platform, has acquired its main competitor Nautal, reinforcing its international leadership as ‘the airbnb of the seas’, and growing its UK offering, now with more than 360 boats being listed for rental in the UK via the acquisition.

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Should Long Haul Destinations Now Be Preparing for UK Winter Sunseekers?

Fiona Anderson, GEC PR Company Director: A lot has changed for the travel and tourism sector in 2020 – and we are (unbelievably) only halfway through the year.

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New website rescues holiday planning: Travel marketing entrepreneurs launch the travelbounce website to help holidaymakers find the latest Covid-19 travel updates all in one place

A new website, travelbounce, promises to take the hassle out of travel and holiday planning in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic by collating the latest global travel updates from top tourist destinations, airlines, and travel companies all in one place.

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How The Pandemic May Change The Travel And Lifestyle Sector Forever

We seasoned PR professionals are used to change. In the twenty plus years that I’ve been working in this industry, I’ve gone from pitching features to journalists via fax (yes, it was that long ago!) to selling in content collaborations with influencers via Instagram DMs.

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Future Of Travel: APH.com Research Finds Majority Of Airlines Are Cashless

Travel has come a long way since the days of traveller’s cheques and queuing at traditional bureaux de change, and the payment methods holidaymakers use abroad are rapidly changing with only 9% of purchases expected to be made in cash by 2028*. Airlines are also adopting a more cash-free approach with only 5 of 15 major airlines still accepting cash payments onboard. Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) is therefore helping savvy travellers keep up-to-date with these developments, by releasing an infographic guide detailing which methods of payment are accepted onboard airlines.

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GEC PR’s Review of World Travel Market 2019

The 40th edition of World Travel Market London was busy for GEC PR, with the team meeting with industry partners and media to update them on the exciting developments taking place with our clients. Key travel trends were also discussed during seminars at WTM, and we learnt all about the latest environmental concerns faced by the industry and the rise of conscious travel, as well as the changing role of the digital landscape in promoting destinations.

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Alessandra Alonso Named A Finalist In The UK Social Enterprise Awards

Alessandra Alonso, founder of Women in Travel (CIC), the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women through employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, has been shortlisted for the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2019 in the Women in Social Enterprise category.

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Fashion Meets Nature: SWAROVSKI OPTIK Launches Limited Edition Binoculars Created In Collaboration By Byredo

One limited edition pair of SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s EL 8.5×42 binoculars created in collaboration with Byredo are now available to purchase in London.

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