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Unveiling the largest yacht in the world

We’re proud to announce The PC Agency has been appointed to represent Somnio, the largest and most beautiful yacht in the world - designed for investors looking for superyacht ownership.

Travel has been sacrificed by Ministers watching their backs

If the US and Europe can allow fully vaccinated citizens to travel, why can't the UK? Paul Charles reports on the latest developments that have left the travel industry in turmoil.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® announces return to sailing with Seven Seas Splendor

Sailing's on! Originally planned European sailings for Seven Seas Splendor anticipated to go ahead -
with the first voyage around the UK from September 2021.

Checkpoint Charlie (or should it be Checkpoint Charlesy?)

Which countries will get the green light for travel and how will the easing of restrictions unfold? Paul Charles shares his latest expert view ahead of the Global Travel Taskforce announcement expected in early May.

Getting The Crystal Ball Out – Again!

Amid all the ups and downs of will it, won’t it happen, and before the Global Travel Taskforce initially reports back next week, Paul Charles shares his latest predictions for overseas travel this summer.

Red, Amber, Green – our colour palette for summer 2021

Amid the sound of scientists scrambling to spread doom and gloom about the summer ahead, there are murmurings of hope. Paul Charles shares his expert insights…

How the IATA Travel Pass can help kickstart air travel

20 airlines have already signed up to trial the IATA Travel Pass and there is optimism amongst the industry that this, combined with ongoing advocacy work, will convince governments it’s time to reopen our borders.

Luxury Antarctica experience White Desert appoints The PC Agency

Could this be the most spectacular travel experience on earth? We're proud to represent White Desert Antarctica, the pioneers of luxury eco-trips to the interior of the Great White Continent.

The PC Agency and AudienceNet launch pioneering new travel think tank

We’re excited to announce The PC Agency has joined forces with AudienceNet to launch Thrive - a unique travel think tank created to help travel businesses flourish post Covid-19.

Travel.Radio appoints travel expert Paul Charles to present new weekly show

We’re proud to announce that Travel.Radio, the global, digital radio station has signed up Paul Charles, our CEO and founder of The PC Agency, as presenter of a new weekly programme, FlightDeck.

COVID-19: The onus should be on airports to ensure safe travels post lockdown

How can we create more confidence now so that consumers return to the skies more quickly? It's down to the airports to take the lead, says Paul Charles.

Is the 18-30 club the solution for post lockdown travel growth?

Travel and airline industry expert, Paul Charles, reports on why the highly nomadic Gen Z will be the first to fly away when restrictions are lifted - and drive the recovery of the travel industry.

COVID-19: The recovery of luxury travel will take longer than many think

Travel and airline industry expert, Paul Charles, reports on the challenges faced by the luxury travel sector and why resuming a luxury lifestyle could be further away than many would like to admit.

The world’s greatest remote escapes

How to really get away from it all. We've rounded up some of the world's most luxurious secluded havens off the beaten track.

WTTC warns against stigmatizing tourists from China and Asia

Coronavirus: WTTC says disproportionate reactions could result in stigma and discrimination against Chinese and Asian tourists.

The most expensive bed at sea

The Regent Suite onboard Regent Seven Seas’ stunning new ship, Splendor is home to the most luxurious and expensive bed on the waves. TV presenter, Alice Beer, gets under the covers.

Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture opening ceremony

Kicking off in grand style: the week-long opening ceremony is lighting up Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

The Peligoni Club to host gastronomic feasts for 2020

Cooking up a storm: The Peligoni Club has announced an exciting line up of guest chefs, new dining experiences and gastronomic feasts for the 2020 season.

WTTC reports on effective crisis management of coronavirus

Coronavirus in China: containing the spread of panic is as important as stopping the virus itself, says WTTC.

The future for Flybe

Travel PR and aviation expert, Paul Charles, talks to LBC's Nic Ferrari about the future of the beleaguered airline, Flybe.

PC Podcast: Tourism Ireland highlights 2020

You can leave your passport at home. Paul Charles interviews Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland about the benefits of the Common Travel Area.

Dolce by Wyndham Sitges Barcelona unveils its €15m refurbishment

The only five-star hotel in Sitges is now even more sumptuous with a stunning new spa, bar, restaurants, rooms, and suites.

Glenapp Castle wins Hotel Catey Award 2019

Glenapp Castle, the luxury five-star hotel in Ayrshire, Scotland, has won ‘Hotel Restaurant Team of the Year’ at this year’s Hotel Catey Awards 2019.

BBC One’s The Apprentice Visits Finland

Rebranding Finland? Visit Finland welcomed The Apprentice candidates for task seven in season 15 of the hit BBC One TV Show.

Egg-citing milestone for kiwi conservation

Watch conservation in action. The first-in-the-world live stream follows the 2,000th egg in its journey to become the newest kiwi celebrity.

The PC Agency represents first Pullman property in the Maldives

We’re excited to announce that our team of luxury travel PR specialists has been appointed to represent one of the world’s most beautiful new hotels.

Aer Lingus named an airline partner for ITV’s The X Factor Celebrity 2019

The Irish carrier is providing flights for the contestants and crew of The X Factor Celebrity shows for the third year running.

Why failing to adapt takes down even the biggest of brands

Travel brand communications and airlines expert, Paul Charles, reports on the failure to adapt which resulted in the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Le Sirenuse launches Dolce Vitality wellness retreat in Italy

Wellbeing holidays in Italy don’t get more stylish than Dolce Vitality at Le Sirenuse hotel. Discover the ultimate fitness and detox retreat.

Sand art celebrates the 148th Open in Northern Ireland

For the love of art, golf, and Northern Ireland. Tourism Ireland celebrates the 148th Open with stunning artwork crafted in the sand.

Celebrating Sauna Day in Finland 2019

It's a steamy business. The Finnish Ministry for culture and education is calling for all Finns to take a sauna on Sauna Day 2019.

Glenapp Castle launches magical Hebridean Sea Safari

Who fancies a bit of glamping, seafood and a wee dram of whisky? Glenapp Castle is the place for a great Scottish adventure.

Wizz Air launches direct flights from London to Turku for summer 2019

Experience the magic of summer, culture, and food in Turku, Finland’s original capital city.

Mount Cinnamon Resort hosts new culinary festival in Grenada

Spices, Chocolate, and Rum! Mount Cinnamon Resort in Grenada announces its first Spice Island Culinary Adventure in partnership with UK chef and food influencer Will Torrent.

Roseate Hotels & Resorts opens ‘House’ at the Roseate Reading

The Roseate Reading unveils 'House' - its luxurious new rooms and suites, a new Aheli Spa and an in-house patisserie and boulangerie.

How the airline industry is going plastic-free

The drive to substantially reduce single-use plastic has been embraced by many of the world’s leading airlines with the launch of new on-board initiatives.

Kyubi Japanese restaurant opens at The Arts Club in London

For the love of Japanese food – the new-look Kyubi restaurant at the Arts Club is set to be the place for sashimi and sushi in London.

Lengishu luxury lodge opens in Kenya

Introducing Lengishu - the luxurious new exclusive-use family home at the heart of the Borana Conservancy, the country’s most successful rhino sanctuary.

Sri Lankan hoteliers unite to launch #LoveSriLanka campaign

Join us in support of the #LoveSriLanka campaign to help the nation’s people recover and get its tourism back on track.

Giant human shamrock in London marks St Patrick’s Day 2019

Going green! The PC Agency worked with Tourism Ireland to organise a pop-up stunt in Trafalgar Square to declare London ‘Open for St Patrick’s Day 2019.’

Does the travel industry offer equal opportunities for women?

In honour of this year’s International Women’s Day, we investigated equal opportunities and talked to women high flyers in the travel industry.

Beachspoke adds a charming new Cotswolds homestay

Beachspoke, the UK's leading curated collection of design-led homestays, has added its first luxury property with swimming pool to its Cotswolds portfolio.

FlightGlobal appoints The PC Agency to launch Cirium

Big on travel data? Read all about the brand that keeps the world of travel in motion.

The key reasons why flybmi collapsed

Airline industry expert, Paul Charles, reports on the rise and fall of the low-cost airline brand.

oneworld celebrates its 20th anniversary in high style

Travel Bright – oneworld adopts a bright new brand positioning and launches exciting new initiatives as the alliance turns 20.

How hoteliers can spot Intagrammers with fake followers

Many hoteliers report being inundated with emails from 'influencers' requesting freebie stays. Discover how to ensure you only entertain the pros.

The perennial power of truly great public relations

PR has not only evolved with the digital age, but it's also as vital and valuable as ever with media relations remaining integral to successful campaigns. Check out The PC Agency Travelogue 2018, celebrating a year in standout coverage.

Smart conservation saves rhino and gorillas in Rwanda

Discover how Rwanda is successfully protecting its rare species and taking progressive steps in conservation. A rare good news story...

Aer Lingus’ winning airline PR partnership with The 2018 X Factor

Discover the art of securing powerful brand partnerships, and what we did to ensure that Aer Lingus and The 2018 X Factor were the perfect PR match.

A Black Friday deal for a holiday dream come true

Fancy snapping up a holiday home in the Black Friday sales? This could be the coolest deal ever…

Aer Lingus’ AerClub Celebrates its One Millionth Member

Aer Lingus’ travel rewards programme, AerClub, is the largest in Ireland and offers exciting benefits in the air and on the ground.

The Hut at Colwell Bay closes after record season

This Isle of Wight seafood restaurant has become the go-to destination for the finest lobster and peachiest sea views.

Ski Solutions launches the ultimate James Bond experience

Get the lowdown on the coolest ski action and luxury ski holiday options for 2018/19.