5th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held on 2 and 3 May in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

International experts will gather at the Forum, which will feature presentations and master classes as participants share knowledge and best practices. The event will also host the final stage of First Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, whose winner will be decided. Madrid / San Sebastián, Spain, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The countdown begins for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized for its outstanding onboard hospitality, passenger experience and charitable initiatives

Airline took home numerous awards from three prestigious ceremonies held in Hamburg during the month of April, including ‘Trendsetter of the Year’, ‘Best Charitable Initiatives’, ‘Best Onboard Catering Innovation’ and ‘Best Onboard Snacks’   DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful month of April with a host of… Read the full press release

Silversea to launch new culinary programme, S.A.L.T. (Sea and Land Taste) in August 2020 with new ship Silver Moon

Monaco, France, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea’s new culinary programme, S.A.L.T. (Sea and Land Taste), is set to revolutionise culinary travel for the cruise line’s guests, when it launches with new ship Silver Moon in August 2020. The pioneering concept will enable travellers to use food to dive deep into the world’s richest cultures, to truly… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways teams up with QADCO to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company with fresh produce

Qatarat Agricultural Development Company (QADCO) to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) with fresh produce to be served on board Qatar Airways flights and at its Doha Hub Lounges The airline is proud to support the “Made in Qatar” initiative by purchasing fresh produce from QADCO DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

dnata’s voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by PAX International readers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s catering team has been voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by readers of PAX International, the leading publication for airline industry executives. The coveted PAX International Readership Award was presented in Hamburg during the annual World Travel Catering Expo. “We are honoured to be recognised by our… Read the full press release

Michelin-star restaurant Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok reveals its latest menu, “Summer Journey”

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A new season has arrived at the home of modern Thai gastronomy, where exquisitely composed dishes are prepared using an abundance of fresh local produce to create the tastes of summer. Michelin-star restaurant Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok reveals its latest menu, “Summer… Read the full press release

Brasserie Europa’s new Black & White Sunday Brunch includes the elegant vintage Blanc de Blancs Champagne

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Brasserie Europa’s new Black & White Sunday Brunch celebration includes the welcome addition of the elegant vintage Blanc de Blancs Champagne. Guests choosing Brasserie Europa’s Champagne Sunday Brunch that are either wearing white or carrying white accessories can now enjoy a fabulous complimentary upgrade to our vintage Blanc… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces the finalists of the inaugural Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), with the support of PromPeru have announced the finalists to win the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, which recognize disruptive, inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to innovation in gastronomy tourism. Over 300 initiatives were… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air join forces for a star-rated flight cuisine

Fuzhou, China, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For better engagement of internationalisation, Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air are working together for star-rated flight cuisine. In the second quarter of 2019, the first-class cabin menu of Xiamen Air intercontinental airlines is being dedicatedly designed by the executive chef of Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou together with the… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes the opening of AÏDA coffee shop and confectionery in Terminal 1

Viennese Charm and Tradition at Vienna Airport: New AÏDA Shop Ensures Coffee House Flair in Terminal 1 VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether it involves coffee or cake, a piece of Viennese culture now awaits passengers in the AÏDA coffee shop and confectionery located at the check-in in Terminal 1. As the domestic… Read the full press release

PATA announces the winners of the PATA BUFFET for Youth Challenge

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the winner of the PATA BUFFET for Youth Challenge, Food Saviors from India representing the National Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Management, for their impact in reducing food waste on campus. The Challenge was implemented as part of PATA’s efforts… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village announces the grand opening of highly anticipated California brasserie, Coin & Candor

Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, a AAA Five-Diamond Los Angeles urban retreat, announces the grand opening of Coin & Candor. A lively neighbourhood gathering place, Coin & Candor features a casual yet sophisticated indoor and outdoor space with stunning views of the Santa Monica Mountains. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta gears up for Easter celebrations

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Eggciting times are coming at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta as it is getting ready for Easter celebrations. From the limited edition Easter Egg Collection at La Patisserie to an exquisite Sunday Brunch at Alto Restaurant & Bar and a special chocolate treatment at The Spa, each promotion is well… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the winner of The Good Taste Series competition

Competing against five other talented chefs from around the world, Chef Jonathan Pasion from Andaz Maui Wailea Resort emerged champion in the second global edition of Hyatt’s cooking competition CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 29, 2019) the winner of The Good Taste Series competition, an annual global contest… Read the full press release

Garrett Popcorn Shops opens third location at O’Hare International Airport

O’Hare’s 3rd Garrett shop brings passengers a taste of Chicago tradition CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Garrett Popcorn Shops today (March 29, 2019) joined airport officials for the opening of the third location at O’Hare International Airport. Garrett, “A Chicago Tradition Since 1949,” is currently operating out of Terminals 1 and 3, and is expanding… Read the full press release

FOUR SEASONS ASTIR PALACE HOTEL ATHENS UNVEILS GREEK SEAFOOD RESTAURANT PELAGOS, OPENING MARCH 29

Athens, Greece, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Few experiences are as quintessentially Greek as enjoying a languorous meal to the gentle roar of the ocean while savouring precious memories with family and friends. Pelagos, the waterfront restaurant of Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, mirrors those very qualities that make hospitality a byword in Greece: simplicity,… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announces the opening of a brand new restaurant, Sonoma

Gatwick has joined with TRG Concessions to launch brand new restaurant, ‘Sonoma’  The 600m2 outlet in the airport’s North Terminal is inspired by California in both its menu and interior design Russel Joffe, founder of Giraffe, created the concept alongside TRG LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has today (28/03/2019) launched its biggest… Read the full press release

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 unveiled

Macao, China, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 was unveiled this evening (March 26) in Macao at a gala event at Wynn Palace. Top chefs and restaurateurs from across Asia witnessed in the city the announcement of the highly anticipated annual ranking of the fifty most influential restaurants… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces Nicholas Trosien as the new Chef de Cuisine of Café Boulud and Julie Garton as the new Wine Director

Toronto’s favourite French brasserie reveals a new spring menu specially curated by new Chef de Cuisine Nicholas Trosien with pairings by Wine Director Julie Garton Toronto, Canada, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces Nicholas Trosien as the new Chef de Cuisine of Café Boulud and d|bar by Chef Daniel Boulud. Since his appointment, Trosien has been working… Read the full press release

Cork ‘N Bottle store at CVG wins 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award for Best Airport Shop for Local Merchandise

Hebron, KY, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Regional spirits retailer Cork ‘N Bottle is pleased to announce that the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) store is a winner in the 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best Airport Shop for Local Merchandise. The 200 sq. ft. store located in Concourse A at… Read the full press release

HMSHost announces winner of the fifth annual Channel Your Inner Chef competition at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

5th annual competition takes flight discovering and celebrating emerging culinary talent CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 2 was abuzz today (March 26, 2019) as aspiring chefs faced-off in the fifth annual Channel Your Inner Chef – an innovative culinary competition created by global restaurateur HMSHost in partnership with the Chicago Department of… Read the full press release

HMSHost earns top honors from The Moodies and the Adrian Awards for innovative marketing campaigns

Moodie Davitt Report and Adrian Awards honor HMSHost for innovative marketing campaigns; PRWeek recognizes HMSHost marketing & communications leader BETHESDA, MD., 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost was recognized as a leader in marketing and digital innovation after receiving top honors by The Moodies, as well as the Adrian Awards. Among the awards, HMSHost’s… Read the full press release

SIA’s World Gourmet Forum 2019: “A Taste of the Future”

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) acclaimed International Culinary Panel (ICP) will be embarking on a new approach in the year ahead with seasonal menus that are prepared in a lighter cuisine style. The initiative, which was one of many announced at SIA’s World Gourmet Forum today, is the latest addition to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines embarks on several enhancements to its in-flight offerings

SIA will be the first airline to offer worldwide pre-ordering of meals for Premium Economy Class Parents of young flyers will be able to pre-order meals from three different cuisine types as part of the enhanced Child Meal programme  Menu choices for Indian Vegetarian and Muslim meals will be enhanced and rotated more frequently for… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces enhanced focus on environmentally responsible practices on board

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines is contributing more to greener skies by further reducing food wastage on board, cutting back on the use of plastics for in-flight items and increasing the use of sustainable ingredients in in-flight meals. “We are proud to have embarked on a new era of greater sustainability, with… Read the full press release

Celebrate Easter at Hilton Singapore’s Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch on Sunday, April 21

Return of the popular annual Hilton Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch and introduction of limited edition D9 Cakery Easter dessert collection SINGAPORE, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This Easter, hop along to Hilton Singapore for the popular Hilton Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch on Sunday, April 21 – a perennial favorite with the weekend brunching crowd in the city…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai introduces true flavours of Portugal at Tasca by acclaimed Portuguese Chef José Avillez

Hong Kong, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is delighted to introduce diners to the true flavours of Portugal at Tasca by acclaimed Portuguese Chef José Avillez. Tasca takes inspiration from a traditional Portuguese eatery, “tasca”, serving genuine food and drinks but with a contemporary twist. With a menu based on a sharing concept, Tasca takes guests on a culinary… Read the full press release

Verde Kitchen Supports Eat For The Planet with Seasonal Menu Specials

Raising awareness for global movements of Earth Hour and Earth Day, available from March 1 to May 31, 2019 SINGAPORE , 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This March, Verde Kitchen refreshes its commitment to advocating for a sustainable food system and living up to the mantra of presenting “real food, full of natural flavours” with new dishes… Read the full press release

OpenTable launches its first-ever Tastemaker lists curated by Power Diners

More than 300 ‘Tastemaker’ Lists Curated by Power Diners Now Available on OpenTable; New Lists Help Diners Discover the Perfect Restaurant for Every Occasion SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today (March 19, 2019) announced the launch… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport to welcome new food, new beverage and new Indy-focused dining experiences

Local, national brands serving up Hoosier flavor INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — New food, new beverage and new Indy-focused dining experiences will be coming to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), thanks to today’s Indianapolis Airport Authority Board vote to approve six new contracts at the terminal. The vote took place during today’s monthly… Read the full press release