Radisson Hotel Group announces signing of new Radisson Blu property in Changyuan in Henan province

Changyuan, China, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group continues to extend its footprint in China with the signing of a new Radisson Blu property that will become the first internationally branded upper-upscale hotel in Changyuan, a rapidly emerging city in Henan province. Currently under construction and scheduled to open its doors in… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in mainland China with the opening of Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD

The Disruptive Hotel Brand Expands to Mainland China with Additional Openings Slated for Shanghai, Nanjing, Shenzhen and Xi’an in the Next Year SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2021-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD (Central Business District) has officially opened its doors today, debuting the Moxy Hotels brand in mainland China. Designed for the young and the… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces signing of Oakwood Suites Tiwanon Bangkok and the opening of Oakwood Premier Tonglu, China and Oakwood Hotel & Residence Bangkok, Thailand

Oakwood announced a new management partnership for eighth property in Thailand and celebrated two simultaneous property openings in Tonglu, China, and Bangkok, Thailand SINGAPORE, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood advanced towards its goal of doubling its portfolio of managed hospitality properties by 2025 with the signing of a new management agreement with Chaopraya… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality debuts its upscale brand Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts in China with the opening of Steigenberger Jinan Fengming

The Steigenberger Jinan Fengming welcomes guests since 29 May 2021 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — A premiere for Steigenberger: Last Saturday, 29 May 2021, Deutsche Hospitality and its shareholder Huazhu opened the first hotel of the upscale brand Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts in China. The Steigenberger Jinan Fengming is located… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of IntercityHotel Yangzhou Slender West Lake

The second IntercityHotel in Asia opens its doors in Yangzhou Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is continuing its expansion into China. Together with its shareholder Huazhu, the group has launched a further hotel in the country in the form of the IntercityHotel Yangzhou Slender West Lake. The opening… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces 188-room Alila hotel in Shanghai, China

Alila Shanghai is expected to introduce the luxury brand to Jing’an, Shanghai with an exclusive urban retreat concept SHANGHAI / HONG KONG, CHINA, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt announced today (May 10, 2021) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Fungseng Prosperity Holdings Limited (“Fungseng Prosperity”) to develop… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas to set sail from Shanghai and Hong Kong, China in 2022

First Oasis Class Ship in China to Set Sail on 4- to 9-night Cruises to Japan, Vietnam, South Korea from March 2022 through January 2023 Shanghai, China, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (April 20, 2021) announced that Wonder of the Seas, the latest evolution of the revolutionary Oasis Class, will… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Ningbo Hangzhou Bay in Ningbo, China

The property’s location serves as a connecting point for guests coming to and from Ningbo, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 1, 2021) the opening of Hyatt Regency Ningbo Hangzhou Bay in Ningbo, China. Beside the Hangzhou Bay Bridge, which is the… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group announces the first-ever Shama resort, Shama Yalong Bay Sanya in Hainan, China

Devoted to integrating a ‘no boundaries’ lifestyle into an amazing resort setting, Shama Yalong Bay Sanya is set to welcome its first guests in February 2021 Shanghai, China, 2020-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, has signed a management agreement with Hainan Sunup Group Investment… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan earns 2020 Platinum Traveller Award for Quality Service Hotel of the Year in Greater China

Yinchuan, China, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Quality Service Hotel of the Year in Greater China by Platinum Traveller Award. The award is to showcase the outstanding performance of travel and tourism hotels in the year of 2020. Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan, the… Read the full press release

Can Chinese save the world economy?

Cover of the book Chinese tourists - what do they want Facts, ideas and successful examples by Ingemar Fredriksson

New book about Chinese tourists (the largest demographic in tourism) by Ingemar Fredriksson thinks so ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 2020-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — According to UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) tourism accounts for 10% of global GDP and 1 in 10 jobs in the world. And China is the world’s largest… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Juneyao Air services to Zhengzhou, China

You can now fly from Helsinki Airport to Zhengzhou in the Henai province once a week with direct flights operated by Juneyao Air. Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Juneyao Air flight landed at Helsinki Airport early in the morning on Monday, 12 October 2020. Finavia’s rescue services arranged an impressive… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens fourth property in China for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Grand WUJI Hotel in Nanjing

Grand WUJI Hotel invites guests on a one-of-a-kind wellbeing journey with the mantra ‘Stay – Nourish – Heal’ CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (September 29, 2020) announced the opening of the wellbeing-focused Grand WUJI Hotel in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, which marks the fourth property… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines returns to China with the resumption of services to Shanghai

From 2 October Austria’s home carrier will fly to Shanghai once a week A Boeing 767 will be used for this route “A second weekly flight to Shanghai is on our wish list”, says board member Andreas Otto Vienna, Austria, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will fly to Shanghai again from 2… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels names Carlo Schmed as General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou, the new super tower in China’s Venice of the East

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Carlo Schmed as General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou, the new luxury sky hotel opening in the second quarter of 2021 in China’s Venice of the East.  The new super tower will be home to the… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumes Hangzhou service

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — As of August 27, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will fly again to the Chinese city of Hangzhou. For the time being, it concerns 1 passenger flight per week, which will be operated via Seoul Incheon (South Korea) with a Boeing 777-200. KLM is making every effort to… Read the full press release

SITA Smart Path biometric technology deployed at Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA)

Biometrics and contactless technologies mean passengers can now glide through the airport in an entirely touchless experience. Beijing, China, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today (20 August 2020) announces its most extensive biometric deployment to date and a new completely contactless experience for passengers traveling… Read the full press release

IATA: May Passenger Demand Shows Slight Improvement

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger demand in May (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs), dropped 91.3% compared to May 2019. This was a mild uptick from the 94% annual decline recorded in April 2020. The improvement was driven by recovery in some… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ —IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened the doors to the its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China. The unveiling of the hotel in the heart of Nanjing, China marks the first EVEN Hotel in Asia and outside of the Americas. Since… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland announces new weekly service with 18 megaships linking to Asia, including Saudi Arabia

Eighteen megaships call weekly, first-ever direct link to Middle East Oakland, Calif., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A sprawling vessel service begins this week with 18 megaships linking the Port of Oakland to Asia, including Saudi Arabia.  A highlight of the new service: the first-ever direct link between Oakland and the Middle East. The Port said today… Read the full press release

British Airways increases number of cargo-only flights from China to the UK

21 British Airways flights a week from China to London now operating, up from 13 this time last week Flights will be used to carry up to 770 tonnes of cargo for the NHS including PPE Cargo shipped in joint effort between British Airways, IAG Cargo, the UK Government and the British Embassy in Beijing… Read the full press release

KLM ensures continuous flow of medical supplies from China to the Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands,, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This morning, the first KLM Boeing 747 with medical supplies from Shanghai landed at Schiphol Airport. By expanding the air bridge between the Netherlands and China, the Netherlands is assured of a continuous flow of relief supplies. In the presence of Minister Martin van Rijn (Public Health,… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Wuhan opened its doors to help medical professionals perform at their best in addressing the city’s outbreak

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — At a time when much of the world’s spotlight is currently turned towards the novel coronavirus, there is a team of dedicated, round-the-clock individuals who are committed to fighting the good fight, doing what it takes to help medical professionals perform at their best. Led… Read the full press release

UNWTO hosts training seminar on winter tourism

More than 120 participants from different prefectures of Heilongjiang Province, China, took part in a special UNWTO training seminar on winter tourism and on making the sector open to everybody. Madrid, Spain, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Experts from UNWTO are currently working alongside the Heilongjiang Provincial Culture and Tourism Department to finalize two… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport conducts temperature check on passengers arriving with direct flights from China

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Based on the decision of the authorities, all passengers arriving with direct flights from China must have their body temperature checked at Budapest Airport, prior to entering the country. The first flight where passengers will be screened is the Air China service arriving from Beijing, via Minsk,… Read the full press release

Boeing donates 250,000 medical-grade respiratory masks to local health officials battling coronavirus in China

Donation will be directed to local health officials in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, and Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province of China. CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Jan. 29, 2020) announced a donation of 250,000 medical-grade respiratory masks to address medical supply shortages in China. The masks will be provided to… Read the full press release

Live at Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour continues in 2020 with the brightest talent in music

Following Shows in Chicago, Perth, Madrid, Los Angeles, Dublin, 2020’s Tour Stops Continue to Take Music Makers Back to Their Roots in Dubai, Mexico, and China BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The brightest talent in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances as the Live at Aloft… Read the full press release

Coronavirus Screening Program implemented at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The City is working in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal, state and local agencies to implement a screening program at O’Hare International Airport for travelers from a specific region of China in response to cases from that country of… Read the full press release

Emirates to treat guests with specially curated selection of festive goodies and traditional Chinese fare

Savour a selection of festive treats on the ground and in the skies Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers flying with Emirates to and from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia & Vietnam are in for a treat this Lunar New Year. Available for a limited time only, a specially curated selection… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes new services to Xi’an and Chengdu, China

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A little more than six months after launching the Shanghai – Budapest flight, China Eastern and Shanghai Airlines announced that in view of the outstanding demand it further strengthens the aerial connection between the two countries by stopping in two additional Chinese cities. The Budapest – Shanghai… Read the full press release