Qatar Executive celebrates 10 years of success at EBACE with the announcement of plans of global expansion

Qatar Airways’ private jet charter division to open new offices in Shanghai, London and Moscow later this year Qatar Executive is newly certified by The International Standard for Business Aviation Council (IS-BAO) and Wyvern Wingman DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is… Read the full press release

JW Marriott announces the opening of the new JW Marriott Hotel Qufu in Shandong province, China

JW Marriott Hotel Qufu To Bring The JW Treatment To Beautiful Ancient City, Setting Benchmark For Modern Design And Luxury Hospitality Qufu, China, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (05/15/2019) announced the opening of the new JW Marriott Hotel Qufu in Shandong province, China. Owned by… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of Hyatt Centric hotel in the rising southwestern Shanghai

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (May 9, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Shanghai Xintian Real Estate Co. Ltd., a joint venture by Shanghai Industrial Urban Development Group Limited (SIUD), Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP), and Shanghai Minhang Urban Construction Investment… Read the full press release

127-room Hyatt Place Tongxiang Train Station officially opens

127-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Zhejiang Province, East China CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Tongxiang Train Station, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Zhejiang province, officially opens in Tongxiang of Jiaxing city today (May 6, 2019). The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing

Newly opened hotel connects guests to the vibrant Jiefangbei cultural and entertainment district CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (MAY 1, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing in the mega metropolis in western China.  Located next to the landmark Liberation Monument, which was built in 1947 to commemorate… Read the full press release

South African Airways launches direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, China

Introduction of Guangzhou, first new route since SAA implements turnaround strategy JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA), one of the leading carriers on the African continent, will launch direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, China, on 18 September 2019, giving customers access to the heart of China’s export led manufacturing industries…. Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Liuzhou is officially open

245-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Guangxi Province, Southwest China CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Liuzhou is officially open, marking the debut of the brand in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in Southwest China. The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi…. Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts further expands in China with the announcement of Rosewood Ningbo opening in 2024

Hotel will be centerpiece of Ningbo New World Plaza, a new green landmark in the heart of the ancient city. Hongkong, China, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® continues its strategic growth in China with the announcement of Rosewood Ningbo opening in 2024.  This latest project adds to Rosewood’s growing pipeline in China’s megacities… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces cooperation with Chinese cargo hubs to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport will cooperate closely with two major Chinese cargo hubs, in order to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary. This is the main goal of the cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) signed during the “Belt and Road Forum” summit held in Beijing. Budapest Airport has… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines starts direct flights from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is starting direct flights from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou (China) on May 21, 2019. Tickets are already available. The flights will be operated on Tuesdays and Sundays. Departure from Tolmachevo Airport is at 21:10, and arrival in Guangzhou is at 04:15 local time on the following day. The return flight departs on Wednesdays and Mondays at 05:15 and… Read the full press release

Viking announces joint venture with China Merchants Group

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — On April 8, Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture focused on building a cruise line with worldwide cruise offerings for the Chinese cruise market. This will be a wide-ranging partnership… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air join forces for a star-rated flight cuisine

Fuzhou, China, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For better engagement of internationalisation, Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air are working together for star-rated flight cuisine. In the second quarter of 2019, the first-class cabin menu of Xiamen Air intercontinental airlines is being dedicatedly designed by the executive chef of Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou together with the… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group reaches 400 open hotels in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today (03 APRIL 2019) announced that it has reached 400 open hotels in Greater China, as it continues to expand at pace in its fastest growing region. IHG has 35 years of experience in Greater… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport’s summer flight schedule takes effect on March 31, 2019

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Canada, China, Marocco, Greece and many more popular holiday destinations will be even more accessible in the future from Vienna The summer flight schedule at Vienna Airport takes effect on Sunday, March 31, 2019. New long-haul routes will be served by Austrian Airlines to Montreal, Air Canada to… Read the full press release

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