Wharf Hotels associates recognized with prestigious wins at BMW Hotelier Awards for Greater China 2018

Hong Kong, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce that two of its leading associates were awarded with prestigious wins at this year’s BMW Hotelier Awards for Greater China, held on 30 October in Shanghai, China.  Vice President, Human Resources, Ms Juliette Lim, took home the “Asia Pacific Corporate Hotelier… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings Oryx Kids’ Club Mascots to Qatar Airways Hope School in Sichuan to celebrate its 15 years of operation in China

Students and teaching faculty alike were treated to a fun-filled morning with the Qatar Airways China team DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways China commemorated 15 years of operation in China by visiting the Qatar Airways Hope School in Guangyang, Sichuan, last month, with surprise appearances by the airline’s adorable and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways presents its state-of-the-art products and services at the China International Import Expo

Qatar Airways showcases its award-winning quad configured Qsuite Business Class seat Award-winning airline celebrated 15 years of service to China in October, cemented strong commercial ties with signing of various MoUs at China International Import Expo Qatar Airways offers a total of 75 weekly flights to China across its commercial and cargo business DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes Shenzhen Airlines’ inaugural service from Shenzhen, China

UK passengers will now enjoy a direct route to Shenzhen,  dubbed China’s most innovative city and an economic powerhouse in the country Route is 11th on Heathrow’s Chinese network –  which has more than doubled since the start of the year Expansion will allow for more direct connections to China,  allowing for more trade between China… Read the full press release

Mark S Bradford appointed General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Mark S Bradford is General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing, the Group’s first project in China’s capital city, scheduled to open in early 2019. Mark brings more than 17 years of hotel management experience with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to the project. He joined the Group in… Read the full press release

Mandarin’s first property in Beijing, Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing to open its doors in early 2019

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, located in the heart of historic Beijing, with spectacular roof-terrace views of the Forbidden City, will open its doors in early 2019, the first Mandarin Oriental property in China’s capital. It will be positioned as the city’s most luxurious boutique hotel and will feature… Read the full press release

SAS launches new campaign: “The Arrivals” in the We Are Travelers series

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The new SAS We Are Travelers campaign “The Arrivals” launching on October 30th, 2018 captures the evasive moment of arrival. “The Arrivals” campaign imagery and film are created by award winning photographer Peter Funch and Danish filmmaker Jeppe Rønde. “The Arrivals” is the name and concept behind the new SAS… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Xuzhou in China’s Jiangsu Province

Located in the heart of the city, new Hyatt Regency hotel offers the best of Xuzhou from a new perspective CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 26, 2018) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Xuzhou in China’s Jiangsu Province. As the newest global-branded hotel in the city, Hyatt… Read the full press release

Madrid strengthens its international image in China as MICE destination

Madrid City Council’s Tourism Department –through Madrid Convention Bureau (MCB)– is holding a roadshow in China to promote the capital as a venue for professional meetings This week Shanghai and Beijing will host two events aimed at presenting the destination of Madrid to fifty Chinese companies and agencies with an interest in holding their events… Read the full press release

Star Cruises Launches First-ever Longquan Celadon Theme Cruise on SuperStar Virgo

Shanghai, China, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In support of China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, Star Cruises has launched the first-ever Longquan Celadon theme cruise on SuperStar Virgo, where guests enjoy an immersive experience in appreciation of the millennial craftsmanship that hails from Zhejiang province. The theme cruise kicked off with a traditional kiln firing ceremony… Read the full press release

Nearly 200 delegates from U.S. and China at the 12th annual China – U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit in Hangzhou, China

HANGZHOU, CHINA, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, joined the newly formed Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China, to host the 12th annual China – U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit in Hangzhou, China, on September 9-10. The more than 70 U.S. delegates set… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes thrice weekly Tianjin Airlines service from Chongqing, China

Heathrow welcomes first direct flight to Chongqing, a Chinese economic powerhouse and popular tourist destination Route now the 10th direct Chinese connection from Heathrow, the UK’s only Hub airport and gateway to China Expansion will allow Heathrow to establish even more links to China, and compete with rival EU Hub airports LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-03 —… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts names Huang Xuan as the new well-being brand advocate for Greater China

A New Brand Campaign Video Featuring Huang Embodies an Active And Healthy Lifestyle, Transforming Westin Into A Fitness Studio On The Move BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, has announced the appointment of Huang Xuan as the new well-being brand advocate for Greater China. As… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of W Xi’an, China; the largest W to open in Asia Pacific

W Hotels Continues to Spin Explosive Footprint in Greater China with Latest Opening in Xi’an Xi’an, CHINA, 2018-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (08/21/2018) announced the opening of W Xi’an, the brand’s seventh hotel in Greater China and the largest W to open in Asia Pacific…. Read the full press release

Gatwick welcomes new China Eastern service between London and Shanghai

New direct link to Shanghai provides over 3,700 tonnes of cargo capacity – in both directions – and over 70,000 seats per year “Long-haul connections to China and other non-European nations will take on extra significance in a post-Brexit Britain” – Stewart Wingate, Gatwick CEO Gatwick’s long-haul routes grew by +20.8% in the airport’s busiest-ever July… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Changzhou welcomes its new General Manager Bernard Teo

Hong Kong, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Bernard Teo as General Manager of international deluxe hotel, Marco Polo Changzhou, located in southern Jiangsu province. With over 25-years of experience in hospitality including 2 successful openings in Beijing and Perth for Frasers Hospitality, Bernard has… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific volunteers visit UNICEF’s Change for Good project in Guizhou province, China

Airline volunteers experience how Change for Good is bettering the lives of children living in rural China HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thirteen Cathay Pacific volunteers visited UNICEF’s project work in Guizhou province in mainland China last month. Organised by Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), the five-day field trip allowed… 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

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang China

CHICAGO, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 18, 2018) the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang in East China’s Jiangsu province. Set atop the East Tower of Suning Plaza, the highest skyscraper in Zhenjiang, the 318-room Hyatt Regency hotel is set to provide travelers and locals alike with a fresh perspective of… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia appoints Mandy Wu as Country Manager for China

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandy Wu will join Tourism Australia in August as Country Manager for China, Australia’s largest and highest yielding international inbound market. Based in Shanghai, Ms Wu will set the direction of Tourism Australia’s marketing and PR activity in China as well as ensuring Australia has strategic working… Read the full press release

Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Hilton Hangzhou Xiaoshan in China

With the latest landmark opening in Hangzhou, Hilton continues establishing itself as one of the region’s fastest-growing hospitality companies HANGZHOU, China and MCLEAN, Va., 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Hotels & Resorts celebrated the launch of the brand’s 100th property in Asia Pacific, with the opening of Hilton Hangzhou Xiaoshan in China, in late June. This marks… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes the launch of UK’s only non-stop service to Chengdu from Air China

Chengdu is China’s fourth biggest city and hosts over 270 Fortune 500 companies This new route will play an important role connecting the UK to global markets, especially China, post-Brexit GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Air China will start flying the UK’s only non-stop service between the UK and Chengdu – the… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of a Grand Hyatt hotel in one of China’s most ancient cities, Xi’an

Hotel Celebrates the Iconic Experiences of Legendary Xi’an and the Silk Road CHICAGO, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of a Grand Hyatt hotel in one of China’s most ancient cities, Xi’an. Reinterpreting the city’s rich history and multicultural influences with a contemporary splendor, the Grand Hyatt Xi’an… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport presents the wonderful world of Beijing and China in a new photo exhibition

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Snowy mountaintops with the bastions of the Great Wall, an unusual aerial photo of the Forbidden City, an ultramodern megalopolis and thousand-year-old traditions – all within the walls of a single city. All this and more is on display on the departure level of Budapest Airport, courtesy of… Read the full press release

Brand USA appoints James Huang as regional director to manage its strategic travel trade and marketing efforts in China

BEIJING, CHINA, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, today announced that it has selected Contineo Marketing Group in China and, effective May 1, 2018, will appoint James Huang – a well-respected tourism leader with extensive destination marketing experience – as the regional director to manage… Read the full press release

Hyatt appoints Stephen Ho as President – Greater China, Global Operations

Move Supports Plan to Accelerate Growth in the Region CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (Hyatt) today announced the appointment of Stephen Ho as President – Greater China, Global Operations, in line with plans to accelerate growth in Greater China. Effective April 16, 2018, Stephen will be responsible for the growth… Read the full press release

Hyatt to manage a Hui Xian REIT owned hotel in Chongqing, China

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt and Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust (“Hui Xian REIT”) jointly announced today an agreement for Hyatt to manage a hotel owned by Hui Xian REIT. Located in Jiefangbei, Chongqing’s Central Business District in western China, the hotel is currently under renovation and is expected to be… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels launches new experiential packages for Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines

Hong Kong, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has launched a series of new offers designed for travellers enjoying different occasions across its 16 Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines.  Targeting connoisseurs of culture, entrepreneurial leaders and those looking for a romantic escape, the new packages have… Read the full press release

Cathay Dragon launches four-times-weekly service between Hong Kong and Nanning in Guangxi, China

HONG KONG, 2018-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Dragon has celebrated the launch of its four-times-weekly service between Hong Kong and Nanning in Guangxi, further strengthening the airline’s network in mainland China. The new service, which complements Cathay Dragon’s existing three weekly flights to nearby Guilin, is operated by Airbus A320 aircraft in a two-class… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes Hainan Airlines’ direct flight to Shenzhen, China

From 20 March, Brussels Airport will have a direct connection to Shenzhen Boa’an International Airport. The Chinese airline Hainan Airlines is launching a third direct connection from Brussels Airport to China, in addition to its flights to Beijing and Shanghai Pudong. The Brussels-Shenzhen route will, from its introduction, be operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner,… Read the full press release