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.
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 →
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 →
Women in Travel (CIC), the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women through employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will unveil a three-year plan for its BAME Women in Travel initiative during a Vision 2023 evening event on 26th March 2020. Continue reading →
The Maldives was proudly named by UK and Middle Eastern holidaymakers as ‘Favourite Holiday Destination in the World’ at the 13th Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards (ULTRAs) gala, which took place at the Emerald Palace Kempinski Hotel in Dubai on Monday 27th January 2020. Continue reading →