Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas announces executive appointments across its portfolio of luxury properties in Asia and North Africa

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas welcomes several executive appointments across its portfolio luxury of properties in Asia and North Africa. As the tourism industry looks to a new chapter, Anantara warmly welcomes new faces to the group and facilitates opportunities in stunning destinations for seasoned Anantara team… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announces Asia 2020 winners

London, UK, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards – the pre-eminent awards programme in the tourism and hospitality industry – has unveiled its Asia 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Asia Winners Day. Winners include India, which fended off stiff competition to emerge as ‘Asia’s Leading Destination’, whilst the Philippines was acknowledged with… Read the full press release

Five Avani Hotels & Resorts recognised as Top Hotels and Resorts in Asia and Europe in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels & Resorts (www.avanihotels.com) is thrilled to announce that five of the brand’s properties were recognised as Top Hotels and Resorts in Asia and Europe in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur named the #1 Hotel in Asia outside Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore in the 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards By Condé Nast Traveler

Hotel ranks #1 in Asia outside Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore, and #1 in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur has been named the #1 Hotel in Asia outside Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the renowned international travel publication. The top accolade also marks the… Read the full press release

Voting now open for World Travel Awards 2020 programme

London, UK, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) is calling on industry professionals and consumers worldwide to vote for the finest travel and tourism brands in the world. Voting is now open for Africa, Asia, Europe, Indian Ocean, North America, Middle East and Oceania. Meanwhile, organisations wishing to enter the WTA 2020 programme can… Read the full press release

UNWTO emphasizes need for responsibility, safety and security as restrictions on travel are lifted

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As tourism slowly restarts in an increasing number of countries, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released new data measuring the impact of COVID-19 on the sector. UNWTO emphasizes the need for responsibility, safety and security as restrictions on travel are lifted. The Organization also reiterates the… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland announces new weekly service with 18 megaships linking to Asia, including Saudi Arabia

Eighteen megaships call weekly, first-ever direct link to Middle East Oakland, Calif., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A sprawling vessel service begins this week with 18 megaships linking the Port of Oakland to Asia, including Saudi Arabia.  A highlight of the new service: the first-ever direct link between Oakland and the Middle East. The Port said today… Read the full press release

Emirates marks a major milestone with 20 million downloads of its mobile app

Emirates marks 20 million app downloads, as the airline’s mobile and digital strategy drives strong consumer uptake. Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer; Boutros Boutros, Divisional Senior VP for Corporate Communications, Marketing and Brand; Alex Knigge, Senior VP for Digital; Bob Kabli, Senior VP for B2C Online Sales & Ancillaries, celebrates the milestone with members… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation adds brand new Gulfstream G550 to its aircraft management and charter fleet in EMEA and Asia

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has added a brand new Gulfstream G550 to its aircraft management and charter fleet in EMEA and Asia, effective immediately. The G550 is based in Switzerland and available for worldwide charter operation. It has already been added to the company’s Aircraft… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group Partners with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction to Introduce Amari East Bay Hangzhou as a New Landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, today announces the signing of a management agreement with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction Co. Ltd., introducing Amari East Bay Hangzhou, a new landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou. This will be ONYX… Read the full press release

UNWTO INSTO hosted its latest Asia Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted its latest Asia Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia, with representatives from 10 nations contributing to key discussions on the effective monitoring and management of tourism destinations. As tourist numbers continue to rise… Read the full press release

Oakwood celebrates record-breaking five national awards at the World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania 2019

SINGAPORE, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — World-leading serviced apartment provider Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), celebrates its record-breaking five national awards for top serviced apartment brand and three for best individual residences in their country at the World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania 2019. This is the fourth consecutive year… Read the full press release

Vietjet Thailand named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietjet Thailand has been named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019. The award ceremony has just been held in Singapore. This award was nominated by Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress & Stars of the Industry Group to honor Asian businesses’ effort and achievements in human resources… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces debut of Joie de Vivre Hotels brand in Asia with the opening of BEI Zhaolong Hotel, China in Q4 2019

The new hotel to mark the Joie de Vivre brand’s entry into Asia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 31, 2019) that the Joie de Vivre Hotels brand will make its debut in Asia with a property housed in the vibrant Sanlitun shopping, bar and entertainment area in… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways received World’s Best Regional Airline 2019 and Best Regional Airline in Asia 2019 at The Skytrax World Airline Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, represented by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President (center) together with the airline management, received two prestigious awards from Skytrax; “World’s Best Regional Airline 2019” and “Best Regional Airline in Asia 2019” at The Skytrax World Airline Awards which was held at the Paris… Read the full press release

Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list

Seoul, Korea, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has been named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list. Only three bars in Korea were recognised on the prestigious list with Charles H. receiving the highest ranking voted by an Academy of more than 200 drinks industry… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises opens sales on 54 remarkable new itineraries for winter 2020/2021

20 MAIDEN CALLS AND A WEALTH OF NEW DEEP TRAVEL EXPERIENCES Monaco, France, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises today (May 7, 2019) opens general sales on 54 remarkable new itineraries for winter 2020/2021. Offering guests an increased range of unique destinations for the winter season, the new collection of voyages will include 20 maiden… Read the full press release

Vistara awarded the ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ titles in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has been awarded the titles ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ in the third edition of TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019 for Airlines. The accolades come to Vistara from the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, for the… 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

ITB Berlin 2019: Greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries and Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment

Outstanding number of bookings: greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries – Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment – World’s Leading Travel Trade Show underlines its role as a driving force for the travel industry and reflects market developments Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook is exceptionally good… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation welcomes Norbert Ehrich as its new Vice President Flight Services EMEA and Asia

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has appointed Norbert Ehrich, former VP Sales for Jet Aviation Flight Services South East U.S. and South America, as its new  Vice President Flight Services EMEA and Asia, effective immediately. Ehrich succeeds Jürg Reuthinger, who retired at the end of 2018 after more… Read the full press release

Vietjet wins “Asia’s Best Flight Attendant Wardrobe” at NOW Travel Asia Awards

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietjet was honored with the ” Asia’s Best Flight Attendant Wardrobe” at the Gala Ceremony hosted by NOW Travel Asia Awards – NOW Travel Asia Magazine, in Chengdu, China. The result was announced based on actual votes by readers’ and the judges. Vietjet uniforms were designed… Read the full press release

EVA Air and Copa Airlines make travel to/from Asia and Panama more convenient with new code-sharing agreement

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance members EVA Air and Copa Airlines began a code-sharing agreement on 04 November, 2018, making travel to/from Asia and Panama more convenient and extending services for both airlines’ passengers. Under the code-share, Copa passengers can take EVA-operated flights to Taipei from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental presents a variety of holiday season packages at select properties throughout Asia

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcoming the holiday season, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group presents a variety of seasonal packages at select properties throughout Asia. Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong  Setting the scene for the perfect winter getaway, the hotel will be dressed in a holiday theme while guests will be greeted with traditional mulled wine,… Read the full press release

UNWTO/GTERC Asia Tourism Trends – 2018 report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in international arrivals

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in partnership with the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (GTERC), presented its Asia Tourism Trends Report today (23 October 2018) at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao (China). The report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in… Read the full press release

Anantara Hua Hin Resort ranked #14 out of 45 Top Resorts in Asia by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Hua Hin, Thailand, 2018-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (22 OCTOBER 2018) announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Anantara Hua Hin Resort recognized as the number 14 spot of the Top Resorts in Asia. “A TRUE ORIGIN” Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group Asia named Best Car Rental Company at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group Asia has been declared Best Car Rental Company at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018, as voted for by readers of TTG Travel Trade Publishing’s print and online titles. The publications include: TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTG mice, TTG-BT mice China, TTG… Read the full press release

Winners unveiled at World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 in Hong Kong

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Asia and Australasia’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 in Hong Kong. Winners at the red carpet gala evening included Vietnam, which fended off stiff competition to be named “Asia’s Leading Destination”. Meanwhile Sydney, with its iconic cityscapes and… Read the full press release

Five Oakwood Worldwide properties recognized at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (SEPTEMBER 4, 2018) announced that it has been recognized at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 with top honors for five of its properties. At the event, held at the InterContinental Grand Stanford in Hong Kong on September… Read the full press release

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong to host the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018

London, UK, 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The luxurious InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018. The sold-out gala ceremony promises to be the most important event of the calendar for Asia and Australasia hospitality industries, with the key… Read the full press release