Oman Air rolls out COVID cargolifts to help transport critical medical aid to India

Airline will guarantee 10 tons of cargo space at no charge for the next 15 days to help transport critical medical aid from its hub in Muscat to various cities across India.  Muscat, Oman, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has activated an emergency cargolift… Read the full press release

Emirates supports India in its fight to control COVID-19 situation by launching humanitarian airbridge

Emirates will offer cargo capacity free of charge to NGOs, to ship relief items on all its flights from Dubai to nine cities in India Airbridge initiative is a major boost from Emirates, supporting the various relief efforts undertaken by the humanitarian community In co-ordination with the International Humanitarian City (IHC), first flights carrying WHO… Read the full press release

British Airways delivers emergency aid to Delhi to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India

British Airways, supported by its sister company IAG Cargo, flew 27 tonnes of medical aid to Delhi on Wednesday May 5, 2021   1,349 items of aid departed on an aircraft specially chartered by British Airways and supported by volunteers from the airline to ensure life-saving supplies reach the country urgently  British Airways Chairman and CEO Sean Doyle said the airline has offered the free support as it “stands with its friends… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways supports COVID-19 relief efforts in India

300 tonnes of aid from around the world departed in a three-aircraft cargo convoy from Doha to India, as part of the freight carrier’s WeQare initiative Doha, Qatar, 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters departed to India today (03 May 2021), carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives welcomes Maldivian’s new direct flights from Mumbai, India to Noonu Maafaru

MALDIVES, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Airline of the Maldives, Maldivian announced that they will operate direct flights from Mumbai, India to Noonu Maafaru starting 13th April 2021. During a press conference held today (14 Mar 2021), Managing Director of Maldivian Mohamed Mihad stated that the airline has arranged to welcome the… Read the full press release

British Airways’ customers can now directly upload COVID-19 document certification on its website ba.com

British Airways’ customers eligible to travel to India will now be able to upload negative Covid-19 test results and other required documentation directly via ‘Manage My Booking’ on ba.com Once uploaded, British Airways will check the documentation matches the entry requirements and will allow customers to check-in online for their flight 24 hours before they… Read the full press release

Vistara inaugurates non-stop services between Mumbai, India and Malé, Republic of Maldives

Delhi, India, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today (03 March 2021) inaugurated its non-stop flights between Mumbai, India and Malé, Republic of Maldives. Vistara, thus, becomes the only airline to offer the choice of Premium Economy class of travel… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group names Connect Worldwide as its global sales agent in India

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group has announced the appointment of Connect Worldwide (CWW) as its global sales agent in India. The partnership will include sales and marketing management for clients from the corporate, MICE and leisure segments, and support services for the luxury hotel group from the Indian market. Jumeirah… Read the full press release

IHG announces Holiday Inn Resort Sakleshpur Western Ghats in South of India

Holiday Inn Resort Sakleshpur Western Ghats will be the first Holiday Inn Resort to open in South of India Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ —InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Riteway and Medha Projects to bring a Holiday Inn Resort to the… Read the full press release

Covid-19: British Airways flies thousands of UK nationals stranded in India back to the UK

LONDON, UK, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is flying thousands of UK nationals who have been stranded in India as a result of the Covid-19 crisis back to the UK this week. The airline has already flown back thousands of travellers as part of 65 rescue flights which have either operated or… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates Holi with a lined up festive treats and memorable experiences

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Holi, the Indian festival of colours and flavours, has arrived onboard Emirates, and the airline’s chefs have lined up festive treats and memorable experiences. On 9 and 10 March, Emirates’ customers travelling to and from seven destinations in India – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo welcomes Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new Cargo Manager for India

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new Cargo Manager for India. Alkhallafi will be based out of Delhi and will be overseeing all commercial and operational aspects of Emirates SkyCargo in one of the air cargo carrier’s most important markets globally. He will be taking… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport hosted A Silicon Valley ‘accelerator’ event

Start-ups from UK, USA, India, Israel, Austria and Denmark present the latest airport concepts Innovations include checking luggage in at home and delivering it to a passenger’s final destination – making airport journeys ‘baggage free’ Solutions also included prediction of flight arrival, flight departure and passenger flow using artificial intelligence LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Thrissur in Kerala, India

Hyatt Regency Thrissur marks the second Hyatt branded hotel in Kerala and the 13th Hyatt Regency branded hotel in India CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January, 6 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Thrissur in the cultural capital of Kerala, India. With 77 well-appointed guestrooms, this contemporary hotel aims… 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

Vistara begins daily service to Patna (Bihar) from Delhi

Patna, India, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, yesterday inaugurated service to Patna (Bihar) with a daily flight to and from its hub, Delhi. Vistara’s inaugural flight from Delhi was welcomed at Patna with a water cannon salute. The first… Read the full press release

Vietjet opens sales on two international routes from Da Nang to Singapore and Hong Kong

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcoming the 100 millionth passenger in this festive season, Vietjet jubilantly opens sales on two international routes Da Nang – Singapore, Da Nang – Hong Kong and offers millions of super-saving tickets priced only from 0VND (*) at golden hours between 12:00 – 14:00 from November 5 to… Read the full press release

Aeroflot starts ticket sales for flights to Mumbai, India

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has begun ticket sales for flights to Mumbai, India.  Regular flights on the Moscow – Mumbai – Moscow route will launch on 2 July 2020. Mumbai will become India’s second city serviced by Aeroflot’s own flights, in addition to Delhi. The flights will operate daily using an… Read the full press release

Emirates and SpiceJet announce codeshare agreement

Six Indian cities served by SpiceJet, will join the Emirates network India, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between India and popular destinations across Africa, America, Europe… Read the full press release

Accor announces the signing of Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur in India

Expands its foothold in the luxury segment in India Mumbai, India, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces two majestic hotels in India – Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur – in the presence of Accor Chairman & CEO Sébastien Bazin and owner, Ratankant Sharma. The iconic Raffles brand is synonymous with luxury and extraordinary adventure and this… Read the full press release

Bahrain International Airport welcomed the inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur, India

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), welcomed the arrival of the inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur, India to Bahrain, following the commencement of a new service. As the first direct route from Kunnur to Bahrain, it opens up… Read the full press release

Vistara awarded the ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ titles in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has been awarded the titles ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ in the third edition of TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019 for Airlines. The accolades come to Vistara from the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, for the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces that 2019 will mark record growth for Hyatt in India

14 new Hyatt hotels to open, adding approximately 2,100 new guestrooms during the next 24 months CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (March 28, 2019) announced that 2019 will mark record growth for Hyatt in India. Expansion plans foresee the addition of over 2,100 guestrooms through the opening… Read the full press release

ACI World announces the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards

Time-tested and first-time winners recognized from every region across the globe Results based on ACI World’s globally-established Airport Service Quality programme Montreal, Canada, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (March 6, 2019) revealed the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards which recognize those airports around the world that deliver… Read the full press release

Vistara becomes the first Indian airline to offer sanitary pads on flights within India

Vistara to provide organic bio-degradable sanitary napkins to customers upon request Service to be available on all flights across Vistara network starting 8 March 2019 Part of ‘Vistara for Women’: A suite of services especially for women All-women crew to operate retro-themed flights on the #VistaraRetroJet between Delhi and Goa on Women’s Day, with crew… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin will devote an international platform to Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) segment for the first time

High exhibitor demand – some 10,000 exhibiting companies from 181 countries and regions – Malaysia is the Official Partner Country – ITB to announce the launch of ITB India 2020 – New Technology, Tours & Activities segment – Also new: the ITB Virtual Reality Lab – ITB Berlin Convention: high-ranking international speakers – Environmental sustainability,… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of seven more Holiday Inn Express hotels in India from the IHG-SAMHI partnership

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (27 FEBRUARY 2019) announced the opening of seven more Holiday Inn Express hotels from the IHG-SAMHI partnership. The hotels are spread across some of the key cities in India, including, Pune, Hyderabad, Nashik, Ahmedabad… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin 2019: Greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries and Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment

Outstanding number of bookings: greater participation by Asia, India and the Arab countries – Significant growth in the Travel Technology segment – World’s Leading Travel Trade Show underlines its role as a driving force for the travel industry and reflects market developments Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook is exceptionally good… Read the full press release

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India welcomed 300 delegates from 28 countries

RISHIKESH, India, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 began on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance for the three-day niche event, comprising a one-day-travel mart and one-day conference. The event, which was organised by the Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

IHG® signs Holiday Inn Goa Candolim

Goa, India, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed a management agreement with Tipping Point Hospitality Private Limited for Holiday Inn Goa Candolim. Nestled amidst two of the North Goa’s famed and popular destination – Candolim and Calangute, the hotel is expected to welcome guests in… Read the full press release