Fiji Airways resumes services between Australia and Fiji

Fiji Airways announces flight schedules, fares and amazing package deals for visitors as Fiji announces reopening of borders Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, has announced that flights to the South Pacific paradise will officially resume for fully vaccinated international travellers from 1st December 2021, with the first… Read the full press release

Qantas or Jetstar respond to reopening plans in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia with updated flight schedules

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group has updated its flying schedule in response to the reopening plans and latest border assumptions in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia. The key domestic changes are: Bringing forward the reopening date for travel between Victoria and New South Wales from 1 December… Read the full press release

The 19-storey upscale hotel Vibe Hotel Adelaide set to open in November 2022

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Construction has begun on South Australia’s newest upscale lifestyle hotel, Vibe Hotel Adelaide, which is set to become the flagship landmark hotel for the ‘Paris end’ of Adelaide in the Flinders East precinct. The 19-storey upscale hotel – the first Vibe in South Australia – will feature… Read the full press release

Emirates will be offering extra baggage for travel to Beirut

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move to support its Lebanese customers, communities and diaspora around the world, Emirates will be offering extra baggage for travel to Beirut from around its network, starting this week until 30 September 2021*. With Lebanon experiencing a severe shortage of essential goods and medicines, Emirates customers… Read the full press release

AUSTRALIA: Holiday Inn & Suites announces Holiday Inn & Suites Ballarat Goldfields

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — An eye-catching, design-led Holiday Inn & Suites is coming to Ballarat, heralding an exciting chapter for IHG Hotel’s & Resort’s expansion into regional Victoria and a new partnership with hotel owners, Forte Group. Holiday Inn & Suites Ballarat Goldfields will be one of the most striking… Read the full press release

Primus Sydney to reopen as Australia’s first Kimpton Hotel

Pro-invest and IHG Hotels & Resorts to reopen Primus Sydney as Australia’s first Kimpton Hotel in October 2021 IHG’s boutique luxury brand has been growing rapidly around the world and finally arrives Down Under Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — After years of anticipation, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will arrive in Australia… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes first quarantine-free travellers from Australia

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The arrival of the first quarantine-free travellers from Australia on Monday 19 April will trigger a full operational split of Auckland Airport’s international terminal to handle the physical separation of arrivals heading into managed isolation or quarantine. Auckland Airport Chief Executive Adrian Littlewood said after months… Read the full press release

TFE to bring Quincy brand in Australia with the opening of Quincy Hotel Melbourne early 2021

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Signature dining destinations, sensory experiences and a quirky approach to room service are some of the finer things that guests can expect to see when the brand-new Quincy Hotel Melbourne throws open its doors in the coming months. TFE (Toga Far East) Hotel’s CEO, Antony Ritch, announced… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites set to open the 76-room Oaks Cairns Hotel

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites is set to further extend its portfolio of over 50 hotels and resorts across Australia and New Zealand with the development of a 76-room hotel in Cairns, set to open on 15 September 2020. Oaks Cairns Hotel is a $12 million  development being completed… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways resumes services to Adelaide

Starting 16 August 2020 the airline will operate two-weekly flights to Adelaide with connections to more than 35 destinations across Africa, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and South Asia Australia is a strategically important market for Qatar Airways with the airline never stopping services to Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and launching new flights to… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation earns IS-BAH Stage 1 Registration for its entire Australian FBO network

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 Registration for all six of its FBOs in Australia. The entire Australian FBO network intends to achieve IS-BAH Stage 2 Registration by March 2022. In recognition of its high safety… Read the full press release

Qantas Centenary – 100 Years of the Spirit of Australia exhibition opening on 27 June

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A fully immersive exhibition showcasing the past, present and future of Qantas will tour four capital cities from this June. First announced last year, Qantas has today (26TH FEBRUARY 2020) revealed the exhibition titled Qantas Centenary – 100 Years of the Spirit of Australia will start in the… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels appoints award-winning integrated communications agency Klick X as their PR partner

New South Wales, Australia, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels (Toga Far East Hotels) has appointed award-winning integrated communications agency Klick X as their Australia and New Zealand representatives, with a specific focus on new openings and targeted projects. TFE’s in-house team led by Jodi Clark, Head of PR will continue to look… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation’s Hawker Pacific facility in Cairns, Australia now authorized to install new Auxiliary Aural Alerter System

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation’s Hawker Pacific facility in Cairns, Australia, has received FAA authorization to install its aural alerting equipment on aircraft at the facility. This approval extends the company’s exclusive arrangement with Pratt & Whitney Canada for engine prognostics equipment service and support. Development of the alert system, including… Read the full press release

Delaware North brings Stomping Ground Brewing Co to Melbourne Airport

Buffalo, N.Y., 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Stomping Ground Brewing Co. this week opened its new brewery and beer hall at Melbourne Airport – the first working brewery inside an airport in Australia, and only the fourth in the world. Located in Terminal 3 at Melbourne Airport, where Delaware North has operated food and… Read the full press release

Qantas Group’s new Pilot Academy in Toowoomba officially opened

New flight training school formally opens in Toowoomba Scholarship program launched for Indigenous, female and regional students Toowoomba, Australia, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The next generation of pilots will learn to fly at the Qantas Group’s new Pilot Academy in Toowoomba, which was officially opened today. The Pilot Academy will have the capacity… Read the full press release

Swissport to launch its first cargo business in Australia with the signing of lease agreement at Melbourne Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport’s large-scale launch of its first cargo business in Australia is officially underway following the signing of a lease agreement for a brand-new air cargo facility at Melbourne Airport, with other locations to be announced early this year. Swissport has signed an initial seven-year lease on a… Read the full press release

easyJet launches onboard charity collection to support people affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling with easyJet over the next two weeks will be able to donate onboard to help support those affected by Australian bushfires. easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced that, from today (JANUARY 14, 2020), it will be launching an onboard charity collection for the Australian Red… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — International franchise group Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand, increasing its footprint across New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia as well as the South Island of New Zealand. In NSW, the new additions include two established properties in… Read the full press release

Agoda kicks off “Less Hassle, More Travel” brand campaign

SINGAPORE, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online digital  travel platforms, has launched its first multi-market TVC, out-of-home (OOH), digital and cross-channel advertising campaign leveraging its brand characters called “Agojis.” The campaign, built on the brand platform “Less Hassle, More Travel,” kicks off in four markets: Australia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces AIR DEAN & DELUCA inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Welcome Co., Ltd., operators of DEAN & DELUCA Japan, will collaborate to develop an exclusive inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia, starting December 1, 2019. The limited-time AIR DEAN & DELUCA meal features a spicy cajun flavored chicken over… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda airport starting March 29, 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the allocation of new daytime slots at Tokyo-Haneda International Airport in 2020, Japan Airlines today announced the expansion of its global network between Japan and the U.S., Finland, Russia, Australia, India and China. As a result, the carrier will feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda… Read the full press release

Boeing announces a $10.4 million charitable grants to support veterans nonprofit organizations worldwide

Company exceeds three-year, $25 million veterans grants target by $2.4 million Funds will support recovery and rehabilitation programs and workforce transition services CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Nov. 11, 2019) announced a $10.4 million charitable grants package to… Read the full press release

IHG announces partnership with Australia’s leading food rescue charity OzHarvest

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® has today announced a national partnership with OzHarvest, Australia’s leading food rescue charity, propelling the company forward in its war on waste in bigger, bolder ways. The aptly named ‘Awesome Partnership’ kicked off at the start of September to coincide with IHG’s annual Giving for Good Month and… Read the full press release

Swissport International announces its first Aspire lounge in Australia at Perth Airport

Swissport International is developing its lounge business in the Asia-Pacific region. The first lounge under the Aspire brand will open at Perth Airport in Western Australia mid next year. Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International is introducing its Aspire lounge brand in Australia with the opening of its most modern airport lounge… Read the full press release

IHG extends hospitality to four-legged guests at select bars & restaurants across Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) is extending its hospitality to four-legged guests at select bars & restaurants across Australia from today until the end of September. Aussies can honour International Dog Day with their pooch at IHG’s key bars and restaurants – whether it’s enjoying a beverage… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans to develop a new 295-room Hyatt Regency in Adelaide, Australia

Set to open in 2023, the new hotel will mark Hyatt’s return to Adelaide, Australia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 2, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with CES Pirie Hotel (SA) Pty Ltd., an entity wholly owned by Chip Eng Seng… Read the full press release

With The Lure Of High Threadcount Sheets After A Day Trekking, Luxury Travel Blogger THE BOUTIQUE ADVENTURER Champions Chic Solo Explorations

LONDON, 2019-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based Australian, Amanda O’Brien, aka The Boutique Adventurer has found her niche.  With an 800% increase in followers in two short years¹, The Boutique Adventurer is delivering to an enthusiastic and growing number of explorers who choose to travel alone.  Amanda’s fellow female travellers are seeking off-the-beaten-track adventures… Read the full press release

The Bell Tower Receives its Third TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

PERTH, Western Australia, 2019-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bell Tower has done it again! We are so excited to announce that for the third consecutive year The Bell Tower has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. These certificates are awarded from TripAdvisor to businesses with consistent excellent reviews on their site. What Are… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways earns Skytrax 4-Star rating at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Fiji’s National Airline also leapfrogs three places to be named Best Airline Staff in Australia Pacific Nadi, Fiji, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline has been awarded the coveted Skytrax 4-Star rating at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards in Paris, joining a select group of elite airlines in this… Read the full press release