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

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok and Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia launched #MyWGF Instagram Photo Contest

2013-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shoot, share and win this September with Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok and the #MyWGF World Gourmet Festival Instagram photo contest. From mouthwatering cuisine to chefs in action, Champagne glasses lined up at the Louis Roederer Lounge, or mixologists shaking up a storm at the Whisky Lounge, guests at this year’s World Gourmet Festival are encouraged to snap and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to sponsor FC Barcelona Asia Tour to Bangkok, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-08-05— /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways recently kicked off its sponsorship of the FC Barcelona Asia Tour by launching a contest for Facebook® fans to celebrate the airline’s support for the team’s visit to Bangkok, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Facebook contest, which began 1st July and ran through 31st July, gained the airline… Read the full press release

Japan Tourism officials in Thailand to discuss tourism cooperation between Thailand and Japan

Bangkok, 2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mr. Norifumi Ide, Commissioner of Japan Tourism Agency, Mr. Kazuhiro Ito, Executive Director, JNTO Bangkok Office and their team members paid a courtesy call on Mr. Suraphon Svetasreni, Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand, to discuss tourism cooperation between Thailand and Japan. Mr. Suraphon said, “I was pleased to learn about… Read the full press release

IATA calls for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure aviation connectivity in Australia

Sydney, 2013-07-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure the continued development of aviation connectivity in Australia. “Aviation has always played a key role in Australia. It binds the continent together and connects the island to its major trading partners.  Combined… Read the full press release

International Drum Festival in Thailand 5-6 July 2013

Bangkok, 2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The National Theatre in Bangkok will come alive with the exotic beat, rhythm and tempo of the world’s drums during a two-day International Drum Festival to be hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand between 5-6 July 2013. Visitors, both locals and tourists, will have free admission to the numerous performances and… Read the full press release

Premier Holidays: explore the lesser known spots of the Isles of Scilly, Thailand and Cambodia from £349 per person

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Explore the lesser known spots of the Isles of Scilly, Thailand and Cambodia from £349 per person Dive into Porthcressa Beach, St Mary’s Island from £349 per person Spend four nights at the three-star St Mary’s Hall in Hugh Town on St Mary’s Island, Isles of Scilly, from £349 per person with… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 celebrates 10th birthday, 225 million passengers handled

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — At a celebration yesterday (05/16/13), Munich Airport and Lufthansa, along with their joint subsidiary, the Terminal 2 Operating Company, gathered 150 guests to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of the launch of operations of the terminal building. Terminal 2 – jointly planned, financed and operated by FMG and Lufthansa – was officially… Read the full press release