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

Tourism in the Asia Pacific: What to expect in 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of Sales for Asia and the Middle East, Michelle Low. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Unsurprisingly, strong economic growth across the Asia Pacific has gone hand in hand with a significant uptick in tourism, both inter-regional and international. In today’s post, I look at some… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveils more flights to top destinations in Asia

Qatar Airways unveils more flights to top destinations in Asia   Airline’s ambitious expansion plans continue with increased services to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Krabi Hanoi will now be served by a direct daily flight from Doha DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ rapid expansion plans are continuing apace… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club voted Best Rewards Programme for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania at FlyerTalk Awards

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club voted Best Rewards Programme for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania at FlyerTalk Awards   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ frequent flyer programme, Privilege Club, is proud to be voted the Best Rewards Programme for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania region in the sixth annual… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association announces the availability of the Annual Tourism Monitor (ATM) 2014 Final Edition

BANGKOK, 2014-11-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the Annual Tourism Monitor (ATM) 2014 Final Edition is now available. Following the release of the Early Edition this year, the Final Edition includes updated and additional tourism-related information for 2013 that was not available in the Early Edition,as… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels expands Asia portfolio with the opening of the Tokyo Marriott Hotel

Hilltop Location in Shinagawa is the Latest in Growing Global Portfolio of Marriott Hotels in Asia and around the world. Tokyo, Japan, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International announces the opening of the Tokyo Marriott Hotel on a hilltop address known locally as Gotenyama. This represents the global hospitality company’s 12th hotel in Japan, and the third… Read the full press release

Asia’s leading hotel booking site Agoda.com announced the recipients of its prestigious 2013 Gold Circle Awards

Singapore, 2013-12-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced the recipients of its prestigious 2013 Gold Circle Awards, given to hotels that exemplify the best qualities of the online hospitality industry. Now in its fifth year, the Gold Circle Awards are given to industry-leading hotels who… Read the full press release

New report reveals visa facilitation could create 2.6 million new jobs in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Bali, Indonesia, 2013-10-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new report by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows that visa facilitation could create up to 2.6 million new jobs in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies by 2016. The report was presented on the occasion of the APEC High Level Policy… Read the full press release

Aon Hewitt named The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company ‘Best Employer’in Asia Pacific

Regional Accolades and Individual Awards Underline Benchmark Service Standards HONG KONG, 2013-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has received accolades as “Best Employer” throughout Asia from Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc following its 2013 Best Employers Study results. The results underlined the luxury hotelier’s commitment… Read the full press release

Asia’s leading hotel booking site Agoda announced hotel deals for Spain’s tomato festival La Tomatina on August 28 2013

2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has prepared some great hotel deals for Spain’s squishiest, goopiest and messiest festival – the raucous free-for-all of La Tomatina, the tomato festival, often called the world’s largest food fight. This year it takes place on August 28. There… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Air New Zealand form reciprocal frequent flyer partnership

MUMBAI, 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has entered into a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand an international and domestic airline group provides flights within New Zealand, to and from Australia, the South West Pacific, Asia, North America and the United Kingdom. JetPrivilege members may now… Read the full press release

Asia’s leading hotel booking site Agoda.com posts 9 of the coolest hotels in Rome with rooftop patios

2013-07-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is getting ready to enjoy the summer to its fullest with a list of 9 of the coolest hotels in Rome that offer rooftop patios. As anyone who has visited can attest, there are few things nicer than a… Read the full press release