Port of Oakland announces new weekly service with 18 megaships linking to Asia, including Saudi Arabia

Eighteen megaships call weekly, first-ever direct link to Middle East Oakland, Calif., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A sprawling vessel service begins this week with 18 megaships linking the Port of Oakland to Asia, including Saudi Arabia.  A highlight of the new service: the first-ever direct link between Oakland and the Middle East. The Port said today… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces codeshare agreement with Japan Airlines

Moscow/Tokyo, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot – Russian Airlines and Japan Airlines today (February 10, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will offer added flexibility to passengers travelling between Russia and Japan. The codeshare comes into effect from 29 March 2020, with ticket sales launching at the beginning of March. Both airlines will… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Russian Airlines Aeroflot

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot – Russian Airlines and Japan Airlines today (February 10, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will offer added flexibility to passengers traveling between Russia and Japan. The codeshare comes into effect from March 29, 2020, with ticket sales launching at the beginning of March. Both airlines… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Royal Brunei Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Brunei Airlines, the national airline of Brunei Darussalam, and Japan Airlines (JAL) today (February 05, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will allow JAL to offer four weekly flights between Bandar Seri Begawan and Tokyo Narita.  Royal Brunei will place its code on flights to major… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with MIAT Mongolian Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and MIAT Mongolian Airlines (MIAT) today (February 05, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement to expand both carrier’s international network between Mongolia and Japan. Reservations and ticket sales begin on March 24th, for travel from March 31, 2020. The agreement will allow Japan Airlines to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi now accepting reservations

Soaring above busy streets in a landmark tower with sweeping views of the city and beyond, the new Four Seasons reflects Tokyo’s 24/7 energy and modern lifestyle Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Facing the Imperial Palace Gardens and with Mount Fuji visible in the distance, Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi is poised… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo launches twice weekly Boeing 777 freighter service to Osaka, Japan

Route will be operated twice weekly with a Boeing 777 Freighter The new freighters will supplement the existing belly-hold cargo capacity to and from Japan Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers is pleased to announce the expansion of its cargo network in… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and UCLA to promote cultural exchange programs between Japan and the United States

Strengthening Educational Opportunities for Faculty and Students Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — In an effort to promote cultural exchange programs between the two countries, Japan Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Through this partnership, the two entities look to strengthen its ongoing relationship,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Awarded Japan’s Brand of the Year – Airline Category

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld® alliance, was named the World Branding Awards` Brand of the Year in the airline category representing the country of Japan. The 2019 edition of the World Branding Awards was the tenth Ceremony organized by the World Branding Forum, held at Kensington Palace, in… 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

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

Hyatt announces the opening of Park Hyatt Kyoto

The 70-room luxury guesthouse in Japan’s ancient capital offers a journey of discovery through refined cultural and culinary experiences CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 30, 2019) the opening of Park Hyatt Kyoto. Set in the heart of this noble city with centuries of history and heritage, Park Hyatt… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels expects to open more than 30 new Comfort hotels in Japan by 2033

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed a 10-year extension of its existing master franchising agreement with Choice Hotels Japan and expects to open more than 30 new Comfort hotels in the market by 2033. Choice Hotels Japan has been the exclusive franchisor of the Comfort brand in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020

New flight to Osaka will be operated by an Airbus A350 aircraft The stunning city of Osaka will be the third Japanese gateway in Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. The second largest metropolitan… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Aircalin

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Aircalin, the international airline of New Caledonia and Japan Airlines today (September 12, 2019) announced a codeshare agreement.  The agreement will allow Japan Airlines to offer five weekly flights between Noumea (NOU) and Tokyo Narita (NRT), as well as two weekly flights between NOU and Osaka Kansai (KIX). … Read the full press release

Oakwood announces the signing of Oakwood Suites in Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan

SINGAPORE, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (August 27, 2019) announced the signing of Oakwood Suites in two key locations – Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan. Oakwood Suites Bangkok is scheduled to open by the end of 2019, while Oakwood Suites Yokohama, a Mapletree-owned property, is… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes JAL’s new cargo flights between O’Hare International Airport and Narita International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (08/01/2019) joined with Japan Airlines (JAL) and Kalitta Air at O’Hare International Airport to celebrate JAL’s new lease to utilize Kalitta Air’s wide body freighters for multiple, weekly cargo flights between O’Hare International Airport and Narita International Airport. “O’Hare is one… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces new seasonal services to Niigata and the return of flights to Tokushima, Japan

Launching new seasonal services to Niigata and rejoicing the return of Tokushima Hong Kong, China, 2019-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is giving customers more reasons to jet to Japan this winter with the addition of two extra seasonal routes including a new service to Niigata and the return of flights to… Read the full press release

Hyakusenrenma, Atelier Tekuto and Japan Airlines to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyakusenrenma, Inc. Group, Atelier Tekuto, Co. Ltd., and Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as JAL) entered into an agreement to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle located in Nagasaki Prefecture. The companies will promote the Castle Stay event, which aims to target foreign travelers seeking a… Read the full press release

“GEANGO at ENSO ANGO” – Summer Culture Retreat in Kyoto 2019

KYOTO, Japan, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In this summer, a variety of programs on Japanese traditional culture including zen meditation with a Kenninji Ryosokuin priest are offered by a dispersed hotel ENSO ANGO. Stay and Experience Summer Package “GEANGO” at ENSO ANGO Zen priests stayed in one area during the summer in practice known… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International announces plans for new overnight stays in Tokyo, Japan in summer 2020

Tokyo’s New Cruise Terminal Will Debut with the World’s Most Technologically Advanced Ship MIAMI, FL, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In true Royal Caribbean International fashion, Spectrum of the Seas will once again raise the bar in the Asian cruise market as the revolutionary ship plans new overnight stays in Tokyo, Japan in summer 2020. Built to deliver great… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and MOS FOOD SERVICES INC, operator of the MOS BURGER fast-food chain, announced their latest menu, AIR MOS Teriyaki Burger. The meal will be served on select flights from Japan to Europe, North America and Australia starting June 1, 2019. The AIR MOS… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare partnership with Malaysia Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) and Japan Airlines (JAL) today (May 27, 2019) announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to pursue a joint business agreement. The joint business ultimately aims to improve customer convenience by enhancing the quality of services provided by both carriers on flights… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Xiamen Airlines announce codeshare arrangement

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (May 24, 2019) announced a codeshare arrangement with Xiamen Airlines that makes travel between Japan and China much more convenient for travelers. The codeshare arrangement will add flights between Tokyo Narita and Xiamen, as well as flights between Osaka Kansai and Xiamen, Fuzhou and… Read the full press release

UNWTO and JTTA release new UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan

Madrid, Spain, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan. The publication includes 18 different case studies of successful gastronomy tourism in Japan. At present, the concept of gastronomy tourism… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International announces professional rugby player and self-taught ‘Insta-traveller’ Harry McNulty as its official Shore Explorer Apprentice

Royal Caribbean® International announces professional rugby player and self-taught ‘Insta-traveller’ Harry McNulty as the successful candidate for its Shore Explorer ‘Apprentice-ship’  all-expenses-paid world trip In addition to Japan, Alaska, Europe and the Middle East, he will be one of the first to visit Perfect Day℠ at CocoCay® – a new and exclusive private island in the Caribbean His first task… Read the full press release

Hyatt to develop a 120-key Unbound Collection by Hyatt hotel at the Fuji Speedway, Japan’s historic racing circuit

First project in Japan for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand will appeal to travelers and motorsports enthusiasts alike CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (April 3, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Towa Real Estate Co. Ltd., an affiliate of TOYOTA Group,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces Japan’s first medium to long-haul low cost carrier, ZIPAIR

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — During a press conference held at Japan Airlines Headquarters on Friday afternoon, T.B.L. Co., Ltd. Representative Director and President, Shingo Nishida, announced the name of Japan`s first medium to long-haul low cost carrier as ZIPAIR. With the registration now official, the company will be established as ZIPAIR Tokyo… Read the full press release

Macau Culinary Association team won second place in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan

Macau, China, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Macau Culinary Association sent a team to participate in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan, and won second place with their exquisite snow sculpture named “Sharing Prosperity”. The snow sculpture team has participated in the competition for four consecutive years (2016 – 2019) and brought… Read the full press release

MOTIF RESTAURANT & BAR at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi launches a special edition afternoon tea in partnership with Jimmy Choo

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning March 16, 2019, MOTIF RESTAURANT & BAR at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi launches a special edition afternoon tea in partnership with world-renowned luxury fashion accessories brand Jimmy Choo. This is the first co-branded afternoon tea collaboration for Jimmy Choo in Japan. MOTIF’s culinary team has created imaginative confections… Read the full press release