Hyatt announces signing for 216-room Hyatt Centric Sapporo

The first Hyatt Centric hotel in Hokkaido, northern Japan, is slated to open in 2024 CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 29, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with NTT Urban Development Corporation for Hyatt Centric Sapporo. Slated to open in… Read the full press release

IHG’s voco hotels brand expands in Japan with new opening in Osaka

IHG launches the ‘reliably different’ voco brand in Japan with 2023 Osaka flagship opening voco Osaka Central is IHG’s 75th voco signing globally since it launched in 2018 Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (headquartered in the UK; IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, CEO: Abhijay Sandilya will… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways introduces “SUITE DINING” at ANA SUITE LOUNGE at Haneda Airport and Narita Airport

Beginning April 27, a new set meal service “SUITE DINING” will be offered at ANA SUITE LOUNGE at Tokyo Haneda Airport and Tokyo Narita Airport. The mobile meal ordering system currently available at ANA lounges at Haneda Airport will be newly introduced at ANA lounges at Narita Airport. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways invites football fans to secure all-inclusive travel packages for The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With a successful Final Draw complete and groups set, fans are invited to secure their all-inclusive travel packages from Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ As Qatar Airways optimises its network to ensure fans can attend the FIFA World Cup™, the airline offers 5,000 bonus Avios to all… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts Inaugural Influencer Cup in Doha

Inaugural tournament was hosted at Stadium 974 from 28 to 29 March A nostalgic reunion of Qatar Legacy Ambassadors and FIFA Legends featured the likes of Cafu, Tim Cahill, and Marcel Desailly DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — With excitement building ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, renowned international social media… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC invites guests to celebrate Spring with wagyu beef and Japanese whiskey at BOURBON STEAK

This next instalment of the sensational four seasons at Four Seasons Washington, DC will be the travel “must see” for spring as the cherry blossoms bloom and DC awakens from a long winter Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC transforms from a chic, alpine getaway into a sumptuous, flourishing,… Read the full press release

KLM expands capacity on European routes to 16 million seats in total

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With direct flights to 167 destinations, KLM is ready for summer. Between 27 March and 29 October, KLM will fly to 96 European and 71 intercontinental destinations, offering excellent choice for business and leisure travellers alike. Europe: increased capacity Demand for air travel is increasing as Covid-19… Read the full press release

Celebrate Spring with Sakura Afternoon Tea at MAISON MARUNOUCHI at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi

MAISON MARUNOUCHI pays homage to Japan’s favourite flower with intricately crafted sakura delights Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Springtime in Tokyo is synonymous with sakura. As the cherry trees come into full bloom, the city is transformed into a dreamscape of dancing pink petals. Savour the season’s delicate floral beauty with the Flowers… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Hotel Indigo Inuyama Urakuen Garden, Japan’s third Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo Inuyama Urakuen Garden opens 1 March as the first international lifestyle boutique hotel in the Tokai region Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts continues the exciting momentum of its Hotel Indigo brand, expanding its boutique footprint with the opening of Japan’s third Hotel Indigo – Hotel Indigo Inuyama Urakuen… Read the full press release

Swissport to provide airport ground services and air cargo handling for Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK)

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With recent contract wins in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK), Swissport now supports Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading low-cost airline, in an exclusive partnership at all Japanese stations. Swissport has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling for Cebu Pacific in Japan since 2014. With… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia encourages travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia with Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign

Tourism Australia is launching a new campaign internationally to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, with international borders re-opening to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors from 21 February 2022. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Don’t Go Small. Go Australia is a $40 million campaign being rolled out… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces launch of two new Marriott Bonvoy American Express Cards in Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN, 2022-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s award-winning travel loyalty program, and American Express today (FEBRUARY 9, 2022) announced the launch of two new Cobrand Cards for Card Members in Japan. The Marriott Bonvoy® American Express® Premium Card is a refreshed edition of the existing Starwood Preferred Guest® American Express®… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo announces three openings in New Orleans, Nebraska and Colorado

Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Indigo, the boutique hotel brand from IHG Hotels & Resorts, continues its growth momentum with three exciting openings in some of the most distinct locales in the United States – New Orleans, Nebraska and Colorado. Just as no two neighborhoods are the same, no two Hotel… Read the full press release

Cascade acquires a majority stake in Four Seasons from an affiliate of Kingdom Holding Company

Grounded in its renowned people and service culture, the iconic luxury brand continues to accelerate expansion plans in key markets globally Toronto, Canada, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts continues to solidify its leadership position through the strategic expansion of its portfolio of hotels, resorts and residential developments. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi welcomes Pastry Chef Elwyn Boyles

After London, Cambridge, New York and Napa Valley, Elwyn now brings his glittering confectionary credentials to Tokyo Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Arriving from London this winter, Pastry Chef Elwyn Boyles is ready to introduce Tokyo to a distinctive sweet sensibility, refined in some of the world’s most illustrious kitchens. Diners can discover Elwyn’s… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the first Holiday Inn Express in Japan, Holiday Inn Express Osaka City Centre Midosuji

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts is bringing one of the world’s largest and most beloved brands, Holiday Inn Express, to Japan for the first time with the opening of Holiday Inn Express Osaka City Centre Midosuji in December this year. Following a landmark agreement with owner Baring… Read the full press release

A snapshot to the Three-star Road, Japan

  LONDON, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — “Mitsuboshi Kaidou” Three-star Road is part of the Nostalgic Route of Shoryudo, located in the Japan Alps running along the spine of central Honshu. It is included in the Michelin Green Guide Japan as a three-star tourist attraction. One of the greatest sightseeing routes in Japan, it includes Kenrokuen… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of Regent Kyoto scheduled to open in 2024

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts and GI Capital Management today (10 AUGUST 2021) announce that they are poised to welcome a new era of elegant luxury to Japan, following the signing of Regent Kyoto which will open in 2024. Regent Hotels & Resorts has set new standards… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts shares itinerary of the best things to do, where to stay, and what to eat in Japan

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan: an Asian paradise that has something to offer every traveler from across the world. A nation that is home to the latest innovations and modern technologies is also a nation steeped in centuries old traditions. Whether it be the blinding lights of Tokyo that draws… Read the full press release

Everything you need to know about Hachinohe

  LONDON, 2021-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hachinohe is located in the north of Japan in Aomori Prefecture. It is known as Aomori’s second largest city hosting an abundance of different things to explore. Here is a snapshot for future visitors to enjoy, learn how to get to Hachinohe, when to go, what holiday… Read the full press release

SAS reopens direct route between Japan and Scandinavia

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS will reopen the direct route between Japan and Scandinavia starting in July. The first departure from Copenhagen will take off on Saturday, July 10, with a return flight from Tokyo, Haneda Airport, on Monday, July 12. The route will be operated twice a week, with departures on Wednesdays… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives to increase brand awareness in Japan through social media campaign

MALDIVES, 2021-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Maldives launches a social media campaign to make Maldives a top of the mind destination in the Japanese market and to increase engagement with tourists. Held from June 2021 until January 2022, the campaign will increase brand awareness in Japan and reassure Japanese travelers that Maldives will… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of Japan’s first-ever W hotel

Iconic W Brand Enters Japan with Highly Anticipated Hotel Featuring Bold Design, Delectable Dining & a New Cultural Hub on the Local Osaka Scene OSAKA, JAPAN, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The wait is over. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, today lifted the curtains on Japan’s first-ever W… Read the full press release

Pfizer, DHL Global Forwarding Japan and All Nippon Airways start COVID-19 vaccines distribution

Joint partnership for the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer, DHL Global Forwarding Japan and ANA shows the strength of each company’s goods and services across the global network. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Pfizer Inc. (hereinafter “Pfizer”), DHL Global Forwarding Japan (hereinafter “DHL”) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) has commenced distribution… Read the full press release

Three must visit beaches in Kyushu, Japan

Three must visit beaches in Kyushu, Japan LONDON, 2021-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ —Kyushu, the southwesternmost of Japan’s main islands, has a mostly subtropical climate. It’s known for its active volcanoes, beaches and natural hot springs such as those at Beppu. See our pick of the top three must visit beaches in Kyushu below: Takahama… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels appoints Junichi Tamakoshi to Regional Director Sales and Business Development, Japan

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2021-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the promotion of Junichi Tamakoshi to Regional Director Sales and Business Development, Japan. Having previously worked as Director of Business Development at Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong for more than 8 years, he was also involved in various… Read the full press release

12 Months of Travel Inspiration for 2021

LONDON, UK, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — 12 Months of Travel Inspiration for 2021 With travel and exploration having been severely restricted for most of 2020, travellers everywhere are longing to hear “doors to manual” and have an adventure that goes beyond the boundaries of the local park. With 2021 being hailed as the… Read the full press release

Dusit International announces its first Dusit-branded hotel in Japan, Dusit Thani Kyoto

Dusit Thani Kyoto is slated to open its doors in the heart of the city in September 2023. Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Yasuda Real Estate Co., Ltd., a community-focused property developer based in Tokyo,… Read the full press release

Worldwide Winter Sun Destinations – Where to grab a slice of sunshine this winter

  Tokunoshima Island, Kagoshima © Japan National Tourism Organization LONDON, 2020-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As travel corridors open and the British weather gets wetter, colder and darker, there’s no better time for travellers to set sights on winter sun. Holidaymakers eager for a dose of vitamin D need look no further as we’ve… Read the full press release