Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok to re-open its River Wing following the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok will re-open its River Wing on 11 November 2019, concluding the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history. In keeping with the successful restoration of the Authors’ and Garden Wings in 2016, the River Wing renovation has been designed to confirm this historic hotel’s position… Read the full press release

The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop: ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’ to take place on November 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on November 25-26, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to leverage destination, consumer and competitor’ insights to create an effective destination… Read the full press release

Siberia Airlines announces direct flights from Khabarovsk to Bangkok

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting November 1st, 2019, Siberia Airlines opens direct regular flights from Khabarovsk to Bangkok. Flights will be operated on Fridays. Departure from Khabarovsk is at 21:40, arrival at Bangkok airport is at 02:30 local time the next day. The return flight departs on Saturdays at 03:30 and lands in Khabarovsk at 13:15. «We are pleased to offer passengers from Khabarovsk the opportunity… Read the full press release

Siberia Airlines launches direct flights from Khabarovsk to Bangkok

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting November 1st, 2019, Siberia Airlines opens direct regular flights from Khabarovsk to Bangkok. Flights will be operated on Fridays. Departure from Khabarovsk is at 21:40, arrival at Bangkok airport is at 02:30 local time the next day. The return flight departs on Saturdays at 03:30 and lands in Khabarovsk at 13:15. «We are pleased to offer passengers from Khabarovsk the opportunity… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces the signing of Oakwood Suites in Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan

SINGAPORE, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (August 27, 2019) announced the signing of Oakwood Suites in two key locations – Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan. Oakwood Suites Bangkok is scheduled to open by the end of 2019, while Oakwood Suites Yokohama, a Mapletree-owned property, is… Read the full press release

Dusit International announces the first dusitD2 branded property in Bangkok — dusitD2 Samyan Bangkok

Easy access to major business and lifestyle hubs is just one of the highlights of dusitD2 Samyan, Bangkok, slated to open in 2023. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Tian Teck Property Company Limited to operate… Read the full press release

Michelin-star restaurant Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok reveals its latest menu, “Summer Journey”

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A new season has arrived at the home of modern Thai gastronomy, where exquisitely composed dishes are prepared using an abundance of fresh local produce to create the tastes of summer. Michelin-star restaurant Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok reveals its latest menu, “Summer… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of ultra-luxury hotel Rosewood Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Bangkok, a striking new landmark for the capital, has opened as an intimate, ultra-luxury hotel on Ploenchit Road in heart of the city’s prime central business and retail district.  As the 27th property in the growing global network for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the hotel is the brand’s… Read the full press release

The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop to take place at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘Chinese Outbound Tourism Market’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to understand the different market segments of the Chinese outbound market, including current and… Read the full press release

Executive Chef Shaiful Kassim represented Millennium Hilton Bangkok in the 2019 Bangkok Chefs Charity fundraising gala dinner

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Executive Chef Shaiful Kassim of Millennium Hilton Bangkok joined 21 chefs from the hospitality industry in Thailand and Thai Airways International to present their culinary talents, crafting 11-course epicurean menus in the 2019 Bangkok Chefs Charity fundraising gala dinner. The gourmet menus use the best quality imported products alongside pesticide-free… Read the full press release

Millennium Hilton Bangkok partners with Rizen Energy to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Hilton Bangkok has announced its partnership with Rizen Energy, the authorised importer and distributor of BYD electric vehicles, to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service. With the intention to help solve Bangkok’s critical pollution problem, the collaborative project aims to reduce 15,000 kilogrammes of carbon in 2019 by… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas announces Bangkok’s inaugural Elephant Boat Race & River Festival from March 29th – 31st 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok’s “River of Kings”, the mighty Chao Praya River conjures visions of sacred temples, royal palaces and floating markets. Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas adds to this list with the inaugural Elephant Boat Race & River Festival taking place March 29th – 31st 2019 on the banks next to Anantara Riverside… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new daily service connecting Phnom Penh and Bangkok

Route to meet growing passenger demand and facilitate seamless travel between capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand; tourism from Southeast Asian countries vital to Cambodia’s economy Daily service between Bangkok and Phnom Penh to offer enhanced connectivity to Emirates’ global network and routes served by codeshare partners Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways inaugurates flights from Bangkok to Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Cam Ranh, Vietnam, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited has successfully made its maiden flight from Bangkok to Cam Ranh, Vietnam. The airline operates four flights a week (Monday, Wednesday Friday and Sunday) with a 144-seater Airbus A319 aircraft. Mr. Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President – Sale of Bangkok… Read the full press release

IHG announces a new-build voco Bangkok Sukhumvit 11 scheduled to open in 2021

Region’s first signing of the new upscale brand in the heart of Thailand’s capital Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Less than a year since the brand launch, IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has signed a management agreement with B&G Estate Co., Ltd. for a new-build voco™ in Bangkok, Thailand — the first to be announced… Read the full press release

BHMA Pens 2nd Phuket Deal

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The start of the New Year marked yet another milestone for BHMA, a rapidly-evolving international hotel management company, as it announced its latest hotel  management agreement with BYD Apartments Co., Ltd and A And H Modern Living Co., Ltd. in Phuket. The newly inked deal will see the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit

Located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit connects guests to old and new Thailand CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (DECEMBER 21, 2018) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, marking the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into the capital of Thailand. Located on the bustling Sukhumvit Road, the hotel… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the first Orient Express hotel in King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok, scheduled to open in late 2019

Orient Express is embarking on an amazing journey  The legend of travel returns, connecting East and West and past to future  Paris, France, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is proud to announce the first Orient Express hotel will open in the landmark King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok. Imprinted in both history and… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels & Resorts announces the successful acquisition of boutique resort QT Port Douglas

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a division of Minor Hotels, is strengthening its presence in Tropical North Queensland, announcing it has acquired the freehold interest of the boutique resort QT Port Douglas and adjoining land. In a deal brokered by CBRE, the 170-room resort – now called Oaks Resort… Read the full press release

Dusit International partners with Silpakorn University to launch a unique project to preserve the architectural and artistic heritage of Dusit Thani Bangkok

Hospitality company is delighted to partner with a leading educational institution with extensive experience in preserving items of historical significance. Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has partnered with Silpakorn University to launch a unique project to preserve the rich architectural and… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways announces new four flights a week service between Bangkok and Nha Trang, Vietnam

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited announces its new service linking Bangkok and Nha Trang, Vietnam. The airline will offer four flights a week (Monday, Wednesday Friday and Sunday) with a 144-seater Airbus A319 aircraft, starting from 25 January 2019. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways PCL… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve Doi Tung Coffee created by Mae Fah Luang Foundation and Mi Cafeto on Bangkok route

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines will serve Doi Tung Coffee created by the Mae Fah Luang Foundation and Mi Cafeto Co., Ltd. on JAL`s Bangkok route from December 1, 2018. JAL and Mi Cafeto started their partnership in 2011 and since then, have served a variety of coffee beans through JAL… Read the full press release

TAT: Krabi awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Krabi was awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards ceremony held on 30-31 October, 2018, at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok…. Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand announces expanded edition of Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang Nga 2019

The second edition of the Michelin Guide in Thailand features increased focus on Bangkok’s inner zone and surrounding cities as well as Phuket and Phang Nga. Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with Michelin, has announced the second Michelin Guide in Thailand edition that continues to… Read the full press release

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