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

His Highness (HH) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum attends SITA 2019 Kick-off for the Middle East, India and Africa region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — His Highness (HH) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports; President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority; Chairman and CEO of Emirates Group today (23 January 2019) attended the SITA 2019 Kick-off for the Middle East, India and Africa region (MEIA) at the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new nonstop service between Tokyo-Narita and Bengaluru India

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (January 23, 2019) announced that it will launch a new nonstop service between Tokyo-Narita and Bengaluru India, during the summer of 2020. Bengaluru is located in the Deccan Plateau in the southern part of India and has the third largest population in the country,… Read the full press release

ACI World welcomes the Indian government’s move to pursue further private investment in airport development

Investment will help India address growing air services capacity crunch Mumbai, India, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World today said the Indian government’s move to pursue further private investment in airport development will better enable the country to respond to the growing demand for air services. The key context for discussion… Read the full press release

Cheers to One Year: Eastin Easy Aishwarya Talegaon Celebrates Its First Anniversary

Cheers to One Year: Eastin Easy Aishwarya Talegaon Celebrates Its First Anniversary Pune, India, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastin Easy Aishwarya Talegaon located 20 minutes from Lonavala announces a series of special offers in honor of the one-year anniversary of its opening and celebrates 15th Jan – 15th Feb 2019 as anniversary month on… Read the full press release

Qatari delegation including Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker participated at the Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai, India

The Qatari delegation attending the conference was led by the Qatari Minister of Transport, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker highlighted the need for development and modernisation of aviation infrastructure at the CEO Plenary Session: ‘Airports of the Future and Building Great Aviation Businesses’ MUMBAI, India, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to bring more travellers between India and Doha as the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019

Award-winning airline celebrates culture as a universal connection that brings people together  Qatar Airways currently operates 102 weekly flights between Doha and 13 destinations in India DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it is the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019, marking… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 3, 2019) announced the rebranding of Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim to Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa, marking the brand’s second hotel in India. Located in prime destinations across the world including New York, Miami,… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline ‘flynas’ announce codeshare partnership

Extended connectivity between India and Saudi Arabia Domestic network access beyond gateway cities both in India and Saudi Arabia Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service, international airline, and ‘flynas’, Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline, have entered into an extensive codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between India and… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express Chennai OMR Thoraipakkam

Third Holiday Inn Express hotel to open from the IHG – SAMHI partnership Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies today (27 NOVEMBER 2018) announced the opening of Holiday Inn Express Chennai OMR Thoraipakkam. This marks the opening of the third Holiday… Read the full press release