Steigenberger Hotel Riverside in Bangkok welcomes Douglas Maxwell Glen as General Manager

Deutsche Hospitality will be represented in Thailand for the first time from 2020 Main, Germany, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Douglas Maxwell Glen has taken on the role of General Manager at the Steigenberger Hotel Riverside in Bangkok with effect from 1 October. 54-year old Mr. Glen, who is originally from the UK and… Read the full press release

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok welcomes Jakob Yamac as Director of Food and Beverage

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok has appointed Jakob Yamac as Director of Food and Beverage. Jakob last pose was at the Address Boulevard Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where he worked as Director of Food and Beverage for over two years. He began his career as a bartender… 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

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei collaborates with Thai Airways to offer gourmet dishes to passengers travelling direct from Taipei to Bangkok

Hong Kong, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Chefs at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei will prepare magnificent Michelin-starred in-flight meals for Thai Airways’ business class passengers from 1 June 2018 to 31 August 2018. The five-star hotel is collaborating with Thai Airways to offer gourmet dishes to passengers travelling Royal Silk Class on the airline’s direct flights from… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes Thai Airways’ increased frequencies on its direct flight service between Vienna and Bangkok

Vienna Airport: THAI Increases Frequencies to Bangkok and Deploys a Dreamliner on Flights to Vienna VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers will be able to fly to Bangkok even more comfortably than in the past. As of April 20, 2018, Thai Airways is increasing frequencies on its direct flight service between Vienna and… Read the full press release

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand   BANGKOK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), supported by the Global Peace Foundation and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), will organise the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon announce the return of Vantage Pass promotion

Fly two Business Class round-trips from HKD7,600 Hong Kong, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Our popular Vantage Pass promotion is back. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon customers can fly to two destinations and enjoy Business Class starting from HKD7,600 for both round-trips. Vantage Pass provides you with the chance to make the most of… Read the full press release

IHG announces 220-room Holiday Inn Express hotel in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand

Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Ratchada to offer comfortable and fuss-free accommodation in Bangkok’s up-and-coming sub-central business district Denham, UK, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its expanding portfolio in Thailand, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Ratchada Honda Automobile Company Limited for… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand   Driverless INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for new mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok will benefit over 400,000 passengers daily and ease congestion Berlin, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced two contracts for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIAMonorail 300… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Appoints New General Manager

Hong Kong, 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has recently announced the appointment of Greg Liddell as General Manager of the Group’s flagship, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. Taking the helm of the 141-year-old Grande Dame, Mr Liddell who has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry is no stranger to… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok welcomes Greg Liddell as its new General Manager

Hong Kong, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has recently announced the appointment of Greg Liddell as General Manager of the Group’s flagship, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. Taking the helm of the 141-year-old Grande Dame, Mr Liddell who has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry is no stranger to… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches new pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’

Pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’ to help guests avoid last moment fare hikes Includes host of attractive privileges such as transferability and zero cancellation charges MUMBAI, India, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In yet another first-of-its-kind initiative in the Indian aviation space, Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced the availability of a new pre-paid… Read the full press release

Bangkok tops the list of world’s favorite destination for ringing in the new year at Agoda.com’s Travel Smarts study

SINGAPORE, 2014-12-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), announced today the results of its most recent Travel Smarts study which shows Bangkok is the world’s favorite destination for ringing in the new year. It also showed that most people want to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to start A380 service to Bangkok in January 2015

The highly acclaimed A380 will commence operations to the popular Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok in January 2015 DOHA, Qatar, 2014-10-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ highly anticipated A380 aircraft will soon touchdown in Bangkok, Thailand, following the overwhelming success of its inaugural service to London Heathrow introduced earlier this month. The airline is scheduled… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport reported 22.5% increase in passenger traffic during April 2014

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 22.5% increase in passenger traffic during April 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to April 2013. The airport’s passenger statistics showed that 1,620,324 passengers used the airport during the month, growing from 1,515,407 during the same month a… Read the full press release

Bangkok named “Foodiest City” at the “Tastiest Fast Feasts” Awards by the British culinary website Chowzter

Bangkok, 2014-5-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok has been declared the world’s “Foodiest City” and two of its prominent restaurants have been recognised for their signature dishes, according to the “Tastiest Fast Feasts” Awards recently conferred by the British culinary website Chowzter. The Awards, which aim to uncover the most delicious fast food served by… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways issues update on its Bangkok, Thailand operations

Nairobi, Kenya, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kenya Airways wishes to inform its customers and the general public that following the planned peaceful demonstrations in Bangkok,Thailand from January 13, 2014, adjustments have been made to ensure smooth operations and continuity of service. In this regard, customers flying out of Bangkok are advised to make appropriate arrangements to be… Read the full press release

UAE carrier Etihad Airways achieved highest ever passenger and cargo volumes in 2013

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating a year of record-breaking success after achieving its highest ever passenger and cargo volumes in 2013. Nearly 12 million people flew with Etihad Airways last year, marking a significant increase of nearly 16 per cent in comparison to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok to introduce brand new dining concept in the Parichart Court – the Pop-Up Charcuterie Room

Open for just three months from January 20, 2014 for casual cold cuts and wine Bangkok, Thailand, 2014-1-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — From January 20, 2014, for just three months, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok will be introducing a brand new dining concept in the Parichart Court – the Pop-Up Charcuterie Room. Open six days a week from Monday to Saturday from 5:00… Read the full press release

Travel professionals gathered at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok for the first PATAcademy-HCD, December 11-14

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Twenty-five rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather today for the first PATAcademy-HCD on December 11-14, 2013 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok. The PATAcademy demonstrates PATA’s next generation commitment to lifetime Human Capital Development (HCD). Twenty-five rising stars nominated by their organisations, with, on average, five years’ work… Read the full press release

Thailand Political Developments update by Tourism Authority of Thailand (2 December 2013)

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The ongoing anti-government protests in Bangkok, which had been normal to peaceful for 32 days since 30 October 2013, has turned volatile as of yesterday but are contained within one location near Government House and the Parliament where riot police fired tear gas canisters and used water cannon to hold off… Read the full press release

Vincent Hoogewijs appointed Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Hospitality veteran to have regional responsibilities for Four Seasons Hotels Thailand Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok announces the appointment of Vincent Hoogewijs as Regional Vice President and General Manager, with regional responsibilities for the additional three Four Seasons properties in Thailand – Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, and Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui. No stranger to Thailand, Hoogewijs’ first… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways announced code-share agreement with Bangkok Airways

Hong Kong, 2013-10-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will be adding the popular holiday destinations of Koh Samui and Krabi in Thailand to its network early next month following a code-share agreement reached with Bangkok Airways. Under the agreement, Cathay Pacific’s “CX” code will be placed on Bangkok Airways’ daily services between… Read the full press release

Hospitality investment company RENDE appointed Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Bangkok, scheduled to open 2017

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-23— /travelprnews.com/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by hospitality investment company RENDE to manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Bangkok, scheduled to open 2017. This latest signing marks Rosewood’s ninth management agreement to be announced globally, and fourth this year in the Asia-Pacific region, heralding an unprecedented period of accelerated growth for the group. Rosewood… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand released update on the political developments in the country

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Royal Thai Government’s Centre for Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO) has lifted the temporary closure of 14 roads surrounding the Government House from late evening of 14th October 2013 to ease traffic situation. All 14 roads were completely reopened from around 21.00 hours. The temporary closure of 14 roads… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand updates on Thailand’s flood situation

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The flooding in Thailand is affecting 28 provinces (eight in the northeast, six in the north, seven in the central and seven in the east) with flood waters have receded in Kanchanaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Kalasin, Nakhon Ratchasima, Mukdahan, Kamphaengphet, Phayao, Lampang and Mae Hong Son, according to the Disaster… Read the full press release

The Philippines’ leading low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific launched Manila-Dubai route

Manila, Philippines, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Philippines’ leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) sent off its first long-haul flight at 4:40pm today. The daily non-stop 9-hour Manila-Dubai service serves as a milestone for the airline that has made its mark in short-haul regional and domestic operations. CEB President and CEO Lance Gokongwei said during the flight… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways voted “Best Middle Eastern Airline” at TTG Asia Travel Awards in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — For the eighth year in a row, Qatar Airways was presented “Best Middle Eastern Airline” at the TTG Asia Travel Awards held in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok, 3rd October. The Doha-based airline was voted by readers of one of the most respected travel trade magazines in the Asia Pacific, TTG… Read the full press release

Ms. Pansy Ho, Shun Tak Holdings Managing Director, becomes first official PATA Foundation Ambassador

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The PATA Foundation, is delighted to announce that Ms. Pansy Ho, Managing Director, Shun Tak Holdings Limited, has accepted the role as the Foundation’s first official Ambassador. Announced during the closing ceremony of the second annual Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) on September 19, in Macau, Ms. Ho, who is also the Vice Chairman,… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) wishes to thank Ms. Kate Chang for her eight outstanding years dedicated service to PATA

Thailand, 2013-09-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)bids farewell to its much admired Regional Director – Greater China, Ms. Kate Chang, who has accepted a position with the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Bureau in the Beijing office. The Executive Board thanked Ms. Chang for her dedicated service to PATA for the last eight years… Read the full press release