Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces the opening of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing

Mandarin Oriental’s first hotel in China’s capital makes its debut with enticing Opening Offer Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has introduced its legendary hospitality to China’s capital with the opening of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing. The hotel is located on the upper floors of WF CENTRAL, one of the city’s premium… Read the full press release

Travelzoo announces the appointment of Scott Wang as Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, and General Manager, Greater China

HONG KONG and SHANGHAI and NEW YORK, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, today (March 18, 2019) announced it has appointed Scott Wang as Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, and General Manager, Greater China, effective May 22, 2019. In the newly created role of Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, Scott is responsible for developing… Read the full press release

Travelzoo’s #GreenAmbassador initiative earns highly positive reaction from its members in China

SHANGHAI and BERLIN, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has seen a highly positive reaction from its members in China to the company’s #GreenAmbassador initiative. The #GreenAmbassador is the first in a series of initiatives to be launched by Travelzoo as part of its new Global Sustainability Campaign to champion… Read the full press release

Hyatt and Homeinns partner to create a new hospitality brand to meet growing number of young travelers in China

Joint venture to leverage strengths of Hyatt and Homeinns, create new hospitality brand aimed at meeting the evolving travel trends in China by offering a different premium travel experience in the upper-midscale segment CHICAGO / SHANGHAI, CHINA , 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and BTG Hotels (Group) Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Stock… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Place Changsha Meixihu, China

158-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in West Changsha CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (February 24, 2019) announced Hyatt Place Changsha Meixihu, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Changsha, the provincial capital of Hunan province in South-Central China is officially open. The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Living Guangzhou opens in the heart of Zhujiang New Town Central Business District

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Just minutes from ancient temples and the Guangzhou Opera House, Jumeirah Living Guangzhou, is in the heart of Zhujiang New Town Central Business District (CBD), and marks a defining moment in luxury hospitality for the capital of Guangdong province.Surrounded by shimmering skyscrapers, the hotel is set near… Read the full press release

Emirates announces codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines

Emirates’ first codeshare partnership with a Chinese carrier Agreement with China’s largest airline covers 18 routes including domestic points in China and Middle Eastern and African destinations, complementing expansive networks of both airlines Dubai, U.A.E and Guangzhou, 2019-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and China Southern Airlines (IATA code: CZ) have signed a Memorandum… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan, China welcomes Daniel Herrmann as Executive Assistant Manager

Yinchuan, China, 2019-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Daniel Herrmann, who originates from Germany, has accumulated considerable experience within the Hospitality industries alike. He started his more than 12 years career at the Kempinski Hotel Frankfurt where he as well completed his Hospitality Management Degree. As a passionate Kempinski hotelier he worked at the Emirates… Read the full press release

VisitBritain expects 483,000 visits from China in 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Forward flight booking data showed that bookings from China to the UK were up 24% from Wednesday 30 January to Tuesday 12 February, compared to the period when Chinese New Year fell last year. Longer term forward booking data shows that bookings from China to the UK were… Read the full press release

JW Marriott opens its first property in Northeast China — the JW Marriott Hotel Harbin River North

Overlooking the Iconic Songhua River, JW Marriott Hotel Harbin River North Offers a New Level of Luxury and Personalized Service in Northeast China  Harbin, China, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (01/23/2019) announced the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Harbin River North. Situated in the heart of the… Read the full press release

Thomas Cook China further expands with new projects including the first Asian Casa Cook

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Cook China, the joint venture between Thomas Cook Group and Fosun, today announces plans for further growth in its own-brand hotel portfolio in China with an additional two projects, including the first Asian Casa Cook, Thomas Cook’s boutique hotel brand. In a ceremony in Shanghai, Peter Fankhauser,… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Juneyao Air’s new direct service from Shanghai

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Helsinki Airport‘s excellent direct connections to China will continue to grow during the next spring and summer, as Juneyao Air will also open a route to Finland. New direct connections are expected to increase the number of Chinese tourists and also offer new tourism opportunities from Finland to… Read the full press release

Aeroflot named Best China – Europe Transit Airline at the 2019 Stars Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named Best China – Europe Transit Airline in China at the 2019 Stars Awards, which took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Shanghai, Pudong, in China’s economic capital. The Star Awards recognise the leading international companies in the Chinese travel industry, including global airlines. Organised by… Read the full press release

132-room Hyatt Place Chongli within Thaiwoo Ski Resort opens its doors to guests

The 132-room hotel is located within Thaiwoo Ski Resort CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Chongli is the first Hyatt-branded hotel to open in Zhangjiakou in China’s Hebei Province. The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi. Hyatt Place Chongli is located within… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport took part in the 15th China Air Cargo Summit 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport’s cargo experts discussed the opening of new market opportunities in Shanghai. The Hungarian capital city airport was the only main sponsor from the region at the 15th China Air Cargo Summit 2018, a meeting of cargo professionals from all over the world. “Opening to the east”… Read the full press release

Leading Hotels of the World presented its 2018 Membership Awards in Shanghai, China

Six Distinguished Hotels and Hoteliers Receive Recognition for Exemplary Customer Satisfaction, Leadership and Engagement New York, United States, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World presented its 2018 Membership Awards in Shanghai, China at the Annual Convention Gala on Sunday, November 18, 2018, marking the finale of the three-day Annual Convention event…. Read the full press release

Brand USA: registration now open for the 2019 China Sales Mission

Fourth Brand USA China Sales Mission Will Be Held in Three Cities WASHINGTON, DC, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has announced registration is now open for the 2019 China Sales Mission held in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai from March 17 – 22. This will… Read the full press release

Macao delegation attends the 3rd Global Mazu Culture Forum on Meizhou Island

Macao, China, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chief of Office of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government, Ip Peng Kin, together with the delegation from Macao, attended the 3rd Global Mazu Culture Forum (“the Forum”) and the 20th China – Meizhou Mazu Cultural Tourism Festival on… Read the full press release

SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China: Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology

Survey shows increased investment in IT to manage China’s fast-growing industry Beijing, China, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology to equip new airports and terminals and manage rising passenger numbers. The SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China show that as airline passenger numbers in China rose nearly 13%… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport selected by Chinese logistics firm EHL as its e-commerce hub to serve North America

EHL International Logistics Co. expansion bolsters EIA’s international trade hub status, spurring new jobs and export/import opportunities for Alberta businesses Edmonton, AB, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — EHL International Logistics Co. and Edmonton International Airport (EIA) signed an agreement on Nov. 9, 2018 in Shanghai, China, making the airport EHL’s new North American logistics… Read the full press release

IHG announces the grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today (15 NOVEMBER 2018) the grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, the 200th hotel within its growing portfolio of InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand. Developed by Shimao Group and managed by IHG, InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is a… Read the full press release

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