With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
Lady Gaga will hit the road this summer with The Chromatica Ball tour, a special 6-city worldwide limited run of exclusive performances. The highly anticipated shows will kick off July 24 in Paris at Stade de France followed by stadium engagements in London on July 30 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium; Boston, Aug. 5 at Fenway Park; Toronto, Aug. 9 at the Rogers Centre; Chicago, Aug. 14 at Wrigley Field; and East Rutherford, N.J., Aug. 19 at MetLife Stadium. The tour is presented by Live Nation.
Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform, announced on Feb. 25 the winners of the 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Destinations. The annual destination awards include two new categories. First, Trending recognizes destinations that saw the biggest increase in positive reviews, booking interest, and searches over the last year. Second, Emerging looks ahead to what’s next — the destinations still ahead of the curve that travelers are already saving to their Trips on Tripadvisor, a great indicator of up and coming hotspots.
The Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association issued the following statement on Feb. 28: The Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, organizers of the New York International Auto Show, extends its deepest regrets to the organizers of the Geneva International Motor Show after hearing today’s news that their 2020 event has been canceled due to spread of the coronavirus in Europe. As a small family of global auto shows, our thoughts remain with the Swiss organizers. We are equally compassionate for the world’s automakers who have been impacted by this unforeseen set of circumstances. With just under six weeks to go before the 2020 New York International Auto Show’s press preview days, we are moving forward with plans to open the show as scheduled.
It was announced on March 2 that Tom Ford has dressed James Bond in the upcoming action adventure, No Time to Die. Produced by EON Productions, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, and starring Daniel Craig as the legendary secret agent 007, the film is in cinemas globally from April 2 in the U.K. This is the fourth consecutive time that Ford has dressed Daniel Craig as the iconic character of James Bond.
Trader Joe’s pays homage to their founder Joe Coulombe, who passed away in Pasadena [Calif.] Friday, Feb. 28, at the age of 89. Joe was an extraordinarily smart and accomplished entrepreneur who built a company that introduced something welcomingly different in the grocery retail space. Joe opened the first Trader Joe’s store in 1967 in Pasadena, Calif. Notably thrifty and insightful, Joe went against conventional industry norms at the time, moving away from national brands and introducing Trader Joe’s private label in 1972.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.