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

UNWTO delivered a successful training seminar on implementing the International Tourism Marketing Strategy for the Yunnan Province of China

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A delegation from UNWTO visited Kunming to deliver a training seminar on implementing the International Tourism Marketing Strategy designed for the Yunnan Province of China. The strategy was designed by UNWTO experts in partnership with the Yunnan Provincial Tourism Department. Now, with the province working to grow… Read the full press release

CWT launches API-based global travel management platform, myCWT, in China

Shanghai, China, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the global B2B4E travel management specialist, announces the launch of its flagship platform, myCWT, in China – marking the latest milestone in its journey to simplify business travel for companies and their employees around the world. The launch makes CWT the first global travel management provider to… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group Partners with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction to Introduce Amari East Bay Hangzhou as a New Landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, today announces the signing of a management agreement with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction Co. Ltd., introducing Amari East Bay Hangzhou, a new landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou. This will be ONYX… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Shanghai Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (January 09, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement with Shanghai Airlines to expand the carrier`s international network in China. Reservations and ticket sales begin on January 9, 2020. The codeshare agreement will add two routes to JAL`s international network, which includes flights between Shanghai… Read the full press release

PATA to hold PATA Travel Mart 2020 in Leshan, Sichuan, China from September 3-6

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise PATA Travel Mart 2020 in Leshan, Sichuan, China from September 3-6. The event will be hosted by the Leshan Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Bureau. “We are delighted to be returning to Leshan, Sichuan, China for PATA Travel Mart 2020,… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels Associates awarded with prestigious wins at Stelliers Awards for Greater China

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is delighted to announce that four of its Associates were awarded with prestigious wins at this year’s Stelliers Awards for Greater China, held recently in Macau. General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels Hong Kong, Mr Dalip Singh, was awarded the coveted “General Manager… Read the full press release

China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets highlighted at the PATAcademy-HCD workshop

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and tourism industry professionals now have a better understanding of the Chinese and Russian outbound tourism markets after attending the two-day PATAcademy-HCD workshop organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) from November 25-26, 2019. The interactive programme, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, was led by… Read the full press release

SITA 2019 China IT Insights: Airlines and airports in China embrace artificial intelligence and automation to provide next level of passenger service

Investments in chatbots, biometrics and blockchain to boost passenger experience Nanning, China, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines and airports in China are moving to another level of passenger service. They are embracing artificial intelligence and automation to provide the hyper-personalized self-service experience their passengers are demanding. According to the SITA 2019 China IT… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways introduces Alipay compatibility in China

ANA is giving passengers flying to or from select Chinese airports the option to receive compensation in case of cancellation or delay caused by the bad weather through Alipay. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is giving passengers flying to… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda airport starting March 29, 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the allocation of new daytime slots at Tokyo-Haneda International Airport in 2020, Japan Airlines today announced the expansion of its global network between Japan and the U.S., Finland, Russia, Australia, India and China. As a result, the carrier will feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center earns title “Best Business Hotel” at Business Traveller China awards

Beijing, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center receives the title “Best Business Hotel” at Business Traveller China awards ceremony in Beijing. In May 2019, the hotel completed a full renovation of its 480 rooms and its executive lounge. The award was voted by readers of Business Traveller magazine, who are frequent… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces new Andaz property in Macau, China, slated to open in the first half of 2021

Expected to open in the first half of 2021 as part of an award-winning, integrated resort destination, the new hotel will be the first Andaz-branded property in Macau, China CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (November 5, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with  Galaxy… Read the full press release

W Records Debuts in China with FiFi Rong’s Exclusive Track “Farewell to Cambridge”

W Records Debuts in China with FiFi Rong’s Exclusive Track “Farewell to Cambridge” Benefitting Amazonas Sustainable Foundation BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide today (NOVEMBER 5, 2019) announced the latest release from the iconic hotel brand’s newest music initiative, W Records. The W brand has named Fifi Rong, the Beijing born,… Read the full press release

Over 170 participants from 23 countries/regions came together for the 13th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook in Guilin, China

Guiling, China, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the People’s Government of Guilin (China) held the 13th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook in Guilin from 17 to 19 October 2019. Over 170 participants from 23 countries/regions came together to share their knowledge… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International to name its fifth Oasis Class ship Wonder of the Seas; set to sail from Shanghai, China

World’s Largest Cruise Ship to Sail from China SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2019-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Excitement was in the air today (Oct. 10, 2019) as Royal Caribbean International announced the homeport and name of its fifth Oasis Class ship. The next ship to join the leading cruise line’s innovative lineup will be named Wonder of the Seas and set… Read the full press release

IATA: US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes, the… Read the full press release

UK expects rise in visits from China for the upcoming China National Day and the Golden Week

The UK could look forward to a rise in visits from China in the coming week as China National Day and the Golden Week holiday get underway. LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Golden Week is a prime time of travel for the Chinese and more are choosing to visit the UK than… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip names Vikram Reddy as Regional Vice President and General Manager

Macau, China, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vikram Reddy has been named Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, with his most recent appointment as Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai before arriving in Macau. With more than 25 years with Four Seasons, Reddy’s invaluable experience… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Sichuan Airlines’ new service from Chengdu, China

Sichuan Airlines’ flight from Chengdu was celebrated with a water salute as it arrived to Helsinki Airport early on Monday morning around six o’clock 16 September. The new route will strengthen Helsinki Airport’s flight connections to China. Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The airline will operate the route between Helsinki and Chengdu twice… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Hainan Airlines’ inaugural service from O’Hare International Airport to Chengdu, China

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — History will be made just after midnight tonight when the inaugural Hainan Airlines flight 706 departs O’Hare bound for Chengdu. This route between O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chengdu’s Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) will make Chicago the first and only interior city in the United States to offer nonstop scheduled passenger… Read the full press release

The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop: ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’ to take place on November 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on November 25-26, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to leverage destination, consumer and competitor’ insights to create an effective destination… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of new 246-room Hyatt Regency Zhuzhou in the Hunan Province of Central China

The new Hyatt Regency branded hotel delivers views of Xiangjiang River and golf course greenery CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhuzhou in the Hunan Province of Central China. The new 246-room hotel aims to bring the Hyatt Regency brand’s stress-free environments for… Read the full press release