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Delta Dooms Travel Recovery Hopes

Thu, Sep. 16, 2021

By Steve Barnes

BrandonThe Delta variant has dealt a blow to high hopes that the travel business had for a speedy recovery from the pandemic as more than a quarter of respondents to a Brandon Agency poll say they won't even plan for a trip in 2022 or beyond.

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Finn Partners Picks up Grenada Tourism

Mon, Aug. 23, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Pure GrenadaFinn Partners has picked up North America PR duties for the Grenada Tourism Authority following a competitive pitch for the Caribbean nation.

Travel's Long-Awaited Turning Point

Wed, Jul. 21, 2021

By Julie Freeman

Julie FreemanTravelers are ready to forge ahead and put COVID concerns in the rearview mirror. Here’s how we can effectively jumpstart PR efforts now that the post-pandemic surge is in full swing.

Travel is Back, But Industry is Transformed

Tue, Jul. 20, 2021

By Samantha Jacobs

Samantha JacobsThe COVID-19 pandemic turned the PR world upside down and changed the way we work along with it. The result has been a more innovative, evolved approach that has reimagined the way public relations professionals have traditionally viewed the client-agency relationship.

Programs Born Out of Pandemic Still Inspiring Travelers

Mon, Jul. 19, 2021

By Lauren Mackiel

Lauren MackielNearly every industry was affected by the COVID crisis, but perhaps none more dramatically than the travel sector. If we’ve learned anything coming out of this pandemic, however, it’s that in times of struggle, we often discover just how resilient and creative we can be.

Travel in the New Normal: What’s Changed So Far?

Mon, Jul. 19, 2021

By Madelyn De Los Santos

Madelyn De Los SantosThe travel and tourism sector took the biggest hit of any industry during COVID-19. The good news is that travel was given an opportunity to listen to consumers, resulting in a new chapter for the industry, one where its communicators have become more important now than ever.

Promoting Travel Across Borders

Wed, Jul. 14, 2021

By Jennifer Hawkins

Now that Europe is reopening and travelers are venturing back across the pond, hoteliers are finding themselves faced with a new series of challenges.

Travel Communications Realities After the Pandemic

Tue, Jul. 13, 2021

By Geoffrey Weill

Geoffrey WeillThe travel and hospitality industry is set for a monumental rebound. Now that travel is coming back; however, PR pros must educate clients to the fact that business will return to a new normal.

Travel Network Shows Power of Integrated Marketing

Fri, Jul. 9, 2021

By Virginia Sheridan

Virginia SheridanThe travel industry is throwing a party, and it’s shaping up to be a blast. As we ponder the implications of this “new normal,” we should reflect on what lessons we learned from the pandemic.

Getting Heads in Beds

Mon, Jun. 21, 2021

By Dave Nobs

David NobsAs the hospitality industry emerges from the devasting economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, implementing strategic, research-driven marketing campaigns that share hospitality and travel brands’ stories will be more important than ever.

LDPR Puttin' Ritz on Roster

Fri, May 28, 2021

By Steve Barnes

RitzLDPR has picked up the Ritz Paris, home to the Salon Proust and Bar Hemingway, as France prepares to reopen to US travelers.

Finn Checks in at Tuscany's Agriturismo Casetta

Tue, May 25, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Tuscan House 2Finn Partners has picked up North America PR duties for Agriturismo Casetta, a 270-year-old luxury farmhouse, located in Italy's Tuscany region as borders begin to reopen from the COVID-19 shutdown.

Finn Partners Books China’s Trip.Com

Fri, Mar. 19, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

TripFinn Partners has picked up global PR duties for Shanghai-based Trip.com Group, an online travel services provider.

Finn Partners Readies for Post-Covid Travel PR Recovery

Thu, Jan. 28, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

David ScowsillFinn Partners has established a travel practice advisory board to marshal its global health, tech, sustainability and PA resources to support travel clients as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Travel Writers Ready to Hit the Road

Thu, Jan. 14, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Finn Partners Travel Writers SurveyMore than nine out of ten travel writers say that they’re ready to hit the road again in 2021, according to a new study from Finn Partners.

Wagstaff Lands Italian Tourism Biz

Thu, Jan. 14, 2021

By Steve Barnes

ENITWagstaff Media and Marketing has been named North American PR firm for The Italian National Tourism Board.

Emirates Offers to Pay for Funerals

Mon, Aug. 10, 2020

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianIn the latest gimmick to get consumers flying again, Emirates Airlines recently unveiled a COVID-19 insurance that will pay for your funeral if you catch the coronavirus while traveling.