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

Japan Airlines to serve AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and MOS FOOD SERVICES INC, operator of the MOS BURGER fast-food chain, announced their latest menu, AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger. The meal will be served on select flights from Japan to Europe, North America and Australia starting June 1, 2019. The AIR MOS… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of its fifth voco™ in Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG has signed its fifth voco™ in Australia since the brand’s global launch in June of 2018, partnering with Linzhu Australia Pty Ltd to open voco Sydney Central by 2020. Part of Linzhu Australia’s 430 Pitt Street mixed-use development, the property boasts a stunning seventeen-storey tower with… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces its second Oakwood Hotel & Apartments in Australia

SINGAPORE, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (MAY 2, 2019 ) announced its second Oakwood Hotel & Apartments in Australia located in Melbourne’s South East city of Dandenong. Opening in 2021, this iconic development, as part of Barnes Capital’s Spectra building, will transform the city skyline and… 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

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts launches Haut Patisserie: a limited-edition, art-inspired high tea

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, has today (30 APRIL 2019) announced the launch of Haut Patisserie: a limited-edition, art-inspired high tea available across all InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Australia and New Zealand. The high tea is a creative extension of the… Read the full press release

Cairns Airport honoured at the Skytrax World Airport awards for 2019

Queensland, Australia, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cairns Airport has won its second international award this year coming fourth for best regional airport in Australia and the Pacific in the Skytrax World Airport awards for 2019. The awards that began in 1999 are regarded as a quality benchmark for the world airport industry and assess… Read the full press release

AUSTRALIA: Holiday Inn Express Newcastle opens its doors to guests from March 28

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG’s® fastest growing hotel brand will make its debut in Newcastle, Australia later this month, with the new Holiday Inn Express Newcastle opening its doors to guests from March 28. Located on King Street in Newcastle’s commercial precinct, within close proximity to the city centre, Newcastle Harbour and Honeysuckle, the… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dandenong, Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Martyn Barnes has signed his third IHG®-branded hotel, bringing Holiday Inn & Suites to Dandenong, the so-called ‘capital’ of Melbourne’s south-east. Headlining a mixed-use development that includes two levels of office space, the 160-room, design-led Holiday Inn & Suites Dandenong will rise to 11 levels when… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International: 2400-guest Radiance of the Seas to sail from Brisbane International Cruise Terminal from Nov 2020

MIAMI, FL, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International has announced it will return to home porting in Queensland with the 2400-guest Radiance of the Seas, to be based at the brand new Brisbane International Cruise Terminal at Luggage Point from November 2020, offering bold adventure and easy access to Queensland’s stunning beaches the idyllic… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin will devote an international platform to Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) segment for the first time

High exhibitor demand – some 10,000 exhibiting companies from 181 countries and regions – Malaysia is the Official Partner Country – ITB to announce the launch of ITB India 2020 – New Technology, Tours & Activities segment – Also new: the ITB Virtual Reality Lab – ITB Berlin Convention: high-ranking international speakers – Environmental sustainability,… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation completes the rebranding of its six Hawker Pacific FBOs in Australia

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation announces it has completed the rebranding of its six Hawker Pacific FBOs in Australia. The Australian FBO facilities are located in Brisbane (2), Cairns, Darwin, Perth and Sydney. Effective February 1, 2019, all six FBOs in Australia operate under the Jet Aviation logo. Jet Aviation expanded its customer offerings… Read the full press release

Qantas to operate four times per week, direct service between Sydney and Nadi (Fiji) from 31 March 2019

SYDNEY, Australia, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is making it easier for customers to holiday in Fiji by launching new direct flights from Sydney, meeting a growing demand from customers wanting a premium travel option to the islands*. From 31 March 2019, the direct service will operate four times per week to Nadi, the… Read the full press release

dnata opens a new, state-of-the-art catering facility in the capital of Australia, Canberra

New, state-of-the-art catering facility in Canberra creates capacity for further growth in Australia Canberra, Australia, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to enhance its global catering operations, today (17 January 2019) opening a new, state-of-the-art catering facility in the capital of Australia, Canberra. Representing an investment… Read the full press release

AUSTRALIA: IHG to rebrand its Kirkton Park property to voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG will give it’s stunning Kirkton Park property in the NSW wine region a refresh and rebrand it as voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, making it the fourth signing in Australia since IHG launched the upscale voco™ brand globally in June. With 70 voguishly appointed rooms, the… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels appoints Antony Ritch as the new Chief Executive Officer

Ultimo NSW, Australia, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Antony Ritch as the new Chief Executive Officer following a global search. Antony will be relocating from Los Angeles, USA to Sydney, Australia and will commence his role at TFE Hotels in February 2019. Antony is an Australian… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines further enhances its digital capabilities with the acquisition of minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic

Singapore, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has acquired a minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic, in a move to further enhance its digital capabilities. The stake in Data Republic was acquired through a placement of new shares. A statement of no objection was received recently from the Australian Foreign Investment Review… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings successfully completes the acquisition of hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined

NORWALK, Conn., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (Dec. 3, 2018) announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced plan to acquire hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined. With a strong presence in APAC and thousands of active affiliates worldwide, HotelsCombined will report into Booking Holdings’ leading travel metasearch brand, KAYAK. “We’ve admired HotelsCombined and… Read the full press release

IHG opens world’s first voco™ on the shores of the Gold Coast, Australia

World’s first voco™ opens on Australia’s famed Surfers Paradise on Gold Coast  Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has opened the first hotel globally for its new upscale hotel brand: voco™, just five months after it was launched. Owned by Australian property investment firm SB&G Group and located on… Read the full press release

HotelsWorld conference joins HICAP family of events; relaunches and rebrands to HICAP Australia New Zealand (HICAP ANZ)

Costa Mesa, CA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), the region’s leading industry event, announced at the 29th annual HICAP in Hong Kong that the HotelsWorld conference which is held each year in Sydney, Australia will be relaunched and rebranded as part of the HICAP group of events. This… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney wins Conference and Events Venue of the Year title At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney took the crown for Conference and Events Venue of the Year. The TAA NSW Awards for Excellence are recognised as the most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards, honouring the achievement of excellence in a wide… Read the full press release

IHG expands Holiday Inn brand in Australia with signing of Holiday Inn & Suites Melbourne Ringwood

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG continues the expansion of the Holiday Inn brand in Australia with the signing of Holiday Inn & Suites Melbourne Ringwood. It follows the signing of a management agreement with Ninety Four Feet, an Australasian property development, investment, and construction company, and their partners Omni Property Group… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels names Jeremy Nordkamp as General Manager of The Calile Hotel, Brisbane opening later this month

New South Wales, Australia, 2018-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels has appointed Jeremy Nordkamp as General Manager of Brisbane’s most exciting new address, The Calile Hotel, which is due to open later this month. Mr Nordkamp brings more than 10 years of experience in hospitality management and a wealth of knowledge to the… Read the full press release

Swissport appointed ground handler for Air New Zealand in four major airports in Australia

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has been appointed ground handler for Air New Zealand in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, following a competitive tender focused on safety, service and operational performance. Swissport has been appointed ground handler for Air New Zealand in four major airports in Australia, following a competitive tender focussed… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of The St. Regis Melbourne, its first hotel in Australia

Through Exquisite Experiences and a Vanguard Spirit, the Renowned Luxury Brand set to Captivate this Capital of Culture Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today (08/29/2018) announced the signing of The St. Regis Melbourne, marking the first hotel in Australia for the renowned luxury brand. Owned by Century… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and renowned chef George Calombaris to create a new edition of Greek-inspired in-flight dining options for passengers travelling from Australia

Passengers travelling in First, Business and Economy Classes will be able to enjoy Calombaris’ signature dishes when travelling from Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth to Doha The new menu will be available from 1 September in Sydney, Perth and Adelaide, with Melbourne to follow from 1 October 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia’s Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase to be held in Australia for the very first time this November

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia’s major incentive showcase for the China market – the Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase – will be held in Australia for the very first time this coming November. Capitalising on strong awareness and demand for Australia by Chinese incentive planners, the Showcase will provide key… Read the full press release