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

CHINA: Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort opens its doors to global travelers and relaxation seekers

Nestled between two rivers in the scenic Fuli Health Hot Spring Valley, Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort opens its doors to global travelers and relaxation seekers HUIZHOU, China and MCLEAN, Va., 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Set amidst the natural splendor of one of south China’s most picturesque destinations, Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort is now welcoming travelers to… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces its first live horse shipment to China

Budapest Airport announces its first live horse shipment to China   Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fourteen racehorses bred in Hungary were flown to China las week, on board Cargolux’s Boeing 747. The Friesian and Shagya Arabian horses, trained specifically for combined driving, took off from Budapest Airport in special freight containers, accompanied… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s Joint Venture in China to provide 10-year overhaul service for 498 metro cars operating on Shanghai Metro

Bombardier’s Joint Venture in China to provide 10-year overhaul service for 498 metro cars operating on Shanghai Metro   Bombardier’s joint venture to perform 10-year overhaul work for 498 metro cars operating on the world’s longest metro network BOMBARDIER ORBITA and Maximo systems to reduce maintenance time and improve fleet reliability and safety Berlin, 2017-May-16… Read the full press release

Qantas Airways to expand the acceptance of China’s UnionPay cards

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Airways became the first Australian airline to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UnionPay International, China’s largest payment network provider, to expand the acceptance of UnionPay cards for payment across all Qantas customer touchpoints. The signing of the MOU took place yesterday at Qantas Mascot campus,… Read the full press release

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2017 (ATCM 2017) in conjunction with the Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo ended on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Luoyang, Henan province, China with over 500 delegates from 36 countries… Read the full press release

China Names Aeroflot Favorite International Airline

Moscow, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017, held on 11 April in Shanghai. These prestigious awards, now in their fifth year, recognise outstanding participants in China’s tourism market, including airlines which hold Skytrax Five Star Airline status. Qatar… Read the full press release

The Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai joins Tribute Portfolio’s collection in China

Shanghai, China, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Tribute Portfolio™, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (02/22/2017) announced its debut in China with the addition of The Yuluxe Sheshan, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Shanghai. Owned by Shimao Property Holdings, the hotel joins Tribute Portfolio’s collection of exceptional hotels around the globe, spanning from Palm… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens its first Hyatt Regency hotel in Xiamen, China

CHICAGO, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan, the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Xiamen in Southern China. The business hotel is set to provide authentic and diversified experiences to business and leisure travelers from near and far. “We are excited to welcome the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Chinese New Year with a special Spring Festival inspired on-board menu

Festival menu draws inspiration from the Year of the Rooster to deliver delicious dishes on board and in Qatar Airways’ lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ —Qatar Airways is celebrating one of the most important annual events in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year, by serving a special Spring Festival inspired menu on… Read the full press release

HIAA: Yangtze River Express Airlines to operate cargo flights between Halifax Stanfield and China

More Lobster Lift at Halifax Stanfield Halifax, N.S., 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Just when it looked like Halifax Stanfield was set to close the books on a highly successful lobster export season, HIAA announced today (JANUARY 3, 2017) that a new cargo carrier, Yangtze River Express Airlines, will serve Halifax beginning Saturday, January… Read the full press release

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts opens Sheraton Huangdao Hotel in Qingdao one of China’s fastest growing urban centers

Qingdao, China, 2016-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced the opening of Sheraton Huangdao Hotel, located within the Qingdao Economic and Technological Development Zone (QWTDZ). The opening of Sheraton Huangdao Hotel marks the third property in Qingdao, underscoring the popularity and demand for… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation joint venture in China won its first contract from Changzhou Metro Co. Ltd.

Advanced rail control solution to enable safe, reliable and fast operation on first metro line in Changzhou, China Joint venture is enhancing local expertise for metro signalling industry BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Transportation announced today (December 6, 2016) that its Bombardier and New United Group (NUG) Signaling Solutions Co. Ltd…. Read the full press release

Hilton debuts in Ningbo, China with the opening of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort

Hilton debuts in Ningbo, China with the opening of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort   NINGBO, China and MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Hotels & Resorts today (November 29, 2016) announced the opening of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort, marking Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) debut in Ningbo. Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort is owned by… Read the full press release

China Eastern to fly non-stop thrice weekly to Nanjing, China from Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Richmond, B.C., 2016-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 24, 2016), China Eastern (MU) announced non-stop thrice weekly service to Nanjing, China starting on December 20. This new, year-round service marks the first connection between Canada and Nanjing, a city rich with tourist attractions, education and business opportunities. “Nanjing—what an amazing new destination,” said… Read the full press release

Qantas Freight named exclusive air freight partner to carry VAN Dairy’s fresh Tasmanian milk to Ningbo, China

HOBART, Australia, 2016-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Freight has been named as the exclusive air freight partner to carry VAN Dairy’s fresh Tasmanian milk export to Ningbo, China. In the first half of 2017, subject to government and regulatory approvals, Qantas will carry more than 50,000 litres of fresh VAN milk in the belly… Read the full press release

Southern Laos and the city of Meishan in China to work with TripAdvisor as winners of PATA CEO Challenge 2016

BANGKOK, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ —  A province in Lao PDR and the city of Meishan in China are the winners of the US$1 million PATA CEO Challenge 2016. Southern Laos receives the Top Destination Award in the category of ‘Regions/States/Provinces’. The People’s Government of Meishan, Sichuan, China is granted the Top Destination Award in… Read the full press release

Steigenberger to open new five-star hotel in Heihe, China

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger is continuing its expansion in China. A new five-star hotel is set to open in Heihe as early as next year. The city lies directly on the border between China and Russia and thus is ideally situated to cater to business travellers and tourists from both countries…. Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces the opening of Grand Hyatt Chengdu, China

New hotel celebrates style and charm inspired by Chengdu’s cultural legacy and the world beyond CHICAGO, 2016-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Chengdu in the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China. The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Sichuan, Grand Hyatt Chengdu will introduce… Read the full press release

IATA calls on China to continue strengthening safety and to optimize its airspace capacity further to reduce flight delays

Beijing, 2015-4-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on China to continue strengthening safety and to optimize its airspace capacity further to reduce flight delays. “It is clear that China is fully dedicated to supporting its overall development with a strong air transport industry. The efforts of the CAAC… Read the full press release

KLM signed memorandum of cooperation with Xiamen Airlines and the City of Amsterdam to strengthen collaboration and accessibility between the Netherlands and China

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday KLM CEO Pieter Elbers signed a memorandum of cooperation with Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines and the City of Amsterdam. Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan and Xiamen Airlines’ Chief Operating Officer Zhao Dong were also in attendance. KLM has been flying from Amsterdam to Xiamen three times… Read the full press release