JAL becomes only airline in Japan with dual CEIV Pharma Certifications for pharmaceutical transport

Japan Airlines (JAL) is the only airline in Japan with both the largest temperature-controlled pharmaceutical warehouse and CEIV Pharma Certification. JAL plans to launch an international standard pharmaceutical truck service between major airport in Japan, Kansai Airport and Narita Airport. Tokyo, Japan, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — On March 28, 2023, JAL obtained the… Read the full press release

ANA Group and IHG Hotels & Resorts strengthen strategic alliance in hotel business operations to raise awareness of ANA Group’s airline network and IHG Hotels & Resorts properties

Strengthens the multifaceted collaboration with one of Japan’s largest airline and hotel networks ANA HOLDINGS and IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan have signed a comprehensive commercial agreement. The agreement will develop the strategic alliance that started in 2006 and strengthen cooperation in various fields, predominantly in sales and marketing. A series of joint campaigns will… Read the full press release

IHG’s voco brand continues rapid expansion, driving growth in conversion space

The emerging IHG Hotels & Resorts’ brand reaches milestone in just five years of its first-ever hotel opening DENHAM, UK, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Launched in 2018, voco hotels has quickly become the fastest-growing brand within IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Premium collection with properties in 18 countries and new-to-market hotels opening in Japan,… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® appoints Noriko Nakayama as managing director for Rosewood Miyakojima, the brand’s first property in Japan set to open in 2024, with a strong focus on sustainability

Set to Open in 2024, Rosewood Miyakojima marks Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ debut in Japan. Tokyo, Japan, 2023-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing with the brand’s commitment to thoughtful development, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® is set to open its first property in Japan in 2024. Today (MARCH 02, 2023), the brand is pleased to… Read the full press release

ANA and Joby to showcase air taxi services at 2025 World Expo in Osaka, Japan

The companies, who announced a partnership in Feb. 2022 to establish aerial ridesharing in Japan, plan to operate demonstration electric air taxi flights in and around the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan site in 2025. Joby’s quiet, all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft is designed to carry four passengers and a pilot at speeds of… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo Unveils Exclusive “Ultimate Sakura Experience” Package to Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season in Japan

Hong Kong, 2023-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo has launched the Ultimate Sakura Experience, an exclusive package to celebrate the arrival of spring and the blooming of the cherry blossoms. This new offering will provide guests with an authentic taste of Japanese culture through delightfully curated experiences, delectable culinary creations and a… Read the full press release

G20 Tourism Working Group Meets Under Indian Presidency to Advance 2030 Agenda and Empower Rural Communities

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first meeting of the G20 Tourism Working Group to be held under the Indian Presidency placed the focus on the sector’s role in in advancing the 2030 Agenda. UNWTO is working as the knowledge partner to the Presidency to deliver the Goa Roadmap for Tourism as… Read the full press release

Maldives Named “Best Long-Haul Destination of the Year” at UK’s Food and Travel Magazine Reader Awards 2022

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maldives has won the title of ‘Best Long-Haul Destination of the Year’’ in the UK’s Food and Travel Magazine Reader Awards 2022, held at London’s Royal Automobile Club on the 19th of January 2023. The Maldives secured the title competing against destinations such as Canada, Ecuador,… Read the full press release

Fairfield by Marriott Brings Warm Hospitality to Seven Anticipated Openings in Japan’s Southern Region

The Latest Fairfield by Marriott ‘Michi-no-Eki’ hotel openings unlock access to picturesque volcanic landscapes and historic gems of Japan’s southern regions HONG KONG, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairfield by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, today (JANUARY 31, 2023) announced seven anticipated openings of 2023, adding to the portfolio… Read the full press release

Fairfield by Marriott Expands in Asia with Seven Anticipated Openings in Japan in 2023

The Latest Fairfield by Marriott ‘Michi-no-Eki’ hotel openings unlock access to picturesque volcanic landscapes and historic gems of Japan’s southern regions HONG KONG, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairfield by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, today (JANUARY 31, 2023) announced seven anticipated openings of 2023, adding to the portfolio… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels to Open The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Brand in Tokyo with Hotel Toranomon Hills

Located in the heart of Tokyo’s newest international business hub, Hotel Toranomon Hills will offer guests a sophisticated yet convivial cocoon for socializing and work CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 24, 2023) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered in a management agreement with a Mori… Read the full press release

AirAsia X Resumes Flights to Osaka, Japan, Boosting Tourism and Offering Great Deals for Travellers

SEPANG, MALAYSIA, 2023-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia X (AAX) returned to Osaka, Japan early today (January 21, 2023) further expanding its network to/from the land of the rising sun. The inaugural flight departed from Kuala Lumpur at 11.45pm last night and arrived in Osaka at 7.15am this morning. In celebration of the service… Read the full press release

Experience the Magic of Cherry Blossoms with Tailored Springtime Getaways at Four Seasons Hotels in Japan

Embark on a cherry blossom adventure guided by Four Seasons in Kyoto and Tokyo Tokyo, Japan, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Springtime in Japan is one of the most magical times of the year, with cascades of pink and white cherry blossoms (sakura) lighting up parks, streets and temples across the country. This March… Read the full press release

Discover Fresh and Exciting Tourism Products Across England, Wales, and Scotland with VisitBritain’s Educational Visits

London, UK, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain is set to welcome more than 120 international travel trade buyers for a series of educational visits across Britain. The educational trade visits, underway from 28 January, are a mix of three-to-five-day itineraries to destinations across England, Wales and Scotland, showcasing the latest tourism products to… Read the full press release

Traveling to Reunite: Agoda’s Survey Reveals Top Travel Goals for 2023

SINGAPORE, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For most of us, reuniting with friends and family is the main reason to travel in 2023. Agoda’s Travel Trends survey asked travelers to share their top travel goals for the new year, with reuniting with loved ones, wellness and food, arts & culture making the top three, and… Read the full press release

Finnair expands services between Helsinki and key Asian destinations for summer 2023

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair adds flights between its Helsinki hub and key destinations in Asia for summer 2023. Finnair resumes flights between Helsinki and Osaka with three weekly flights and adds frequencies to Tokyo Narita Airport. Finnair also adds frequencies to Hong Kong and Delhi, operating daily to both of… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport welcomes Japanese carrier ZIPAIR’s inaugural flight from Tokyo

SJC Becomes Inaugural Bay Area Gateway for Low-Cost, Transpacific Travel San José, Calif., 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Japanese carrier ZIPAIR Tokyo’s inaugural flight from Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) touched down at Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) this morning, marking the return of nonstop service between Silicon Valley and Japan and a… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces return of its elevated First class service

Customers can once again enjoy its elevated First class service on select popular flights Hong Kong, China, 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — As Cathay Pacific continues to add more flights and more destinations for its customers, the airline’s elevated First class service is also making its much-anticipated return, initially on select flights to and… Read the full press release

YYC Calgary International Airport welcomes WestJet’s new 787 Dreamliner routes to Tokyo

Calgary, AB, 2022-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is proud to support WestJet’s wider growth strategy which introduces new 787 Dreamliner routes from YYC Calgary International Airport to Tokyo, Japan. In addition, the airline is creating greater two-way tourism opportunities and increasing connectivity between Western Canada and Europe with the new… Read the full press release

Five Insider Tips for Winter Travel to Japan

New York, NY, 2022-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan is open and ready for international travelers. After being closed to visitors for nearly three years, the country is set to have a spectacular winter season as it welcomes visitors back to Niseko Village. For travelers looking to connect with local cuisine, culture and history while… Read the full press release

Japanese Winter Dish is Available at Nagisa Izakaya Bali

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2022-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan, besides being well known for its traditional arts, Japanese food has always been famous for its innovative spices, unique ingredients, and always tells a story through its distinct sense of culture and history. Spearheaded by Chef Katsumi Goda, a native and experienced Japanese chef, Nagisa… Read the full press release

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group to reinstate and increase flights to East Asian destinations

Singapore, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group will reinstate flights and increase services to more key destinations across its network in the coming weeks, including points in key East Asian markets as border restrictions further ease across the region. This will allow SIA and Scoot to meet the buoyant demand… Read the full press release

Hyatt and Kiraku launch new hospitality brand, ATONA featuring modern-style hot spring ryokans (Japanese-style inn)

The new brand, ATONA, will feature the distinctive culture, history, and environment of each of its destinations in Japan through a modernized hot spring ryokan experience CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (September 21, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate and Kiraku, Inc. (Kiraku) have entered into… Read the full press release

Swissport extends ground and air cargo handling services to Hong Kong Airlines in Japan

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… Read the full press release

Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines extend partnership for two airports in Japan until 2025

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… Read the full press release

Hyatt to expand footprint of luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific

Expanding footprint of luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts sees Hyatt’s brands entering new markets across the region, offering unique experiences to guests, World of Hyatt members and customers CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (September 6, 2022) announced plans for the continued growth of its brand portfolio… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean unveils line-up of holidays on Spectrum of the Seas for 2023-2024

Holidaymakers Can Look Forward to Short Getaways and Longer Adventures With 3- to 12-night Cruises on Spectrum of the Seas   SINGAPORE, 2022-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Vacationers can set their sights on more ways to explore Asia and make lifelong holiday memories. Royal Caribbean International has released its line-up of holidays on Spectrum of the Seas for 2023-2024, and longer… Read the full press release

The PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 attracted 326 delegates from 22 destinations and 10 national tourism organisations

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 (PDMF 2022), with the theme “Building Back Sustainably through Cultural Heritage and Community-based Tourism”, officially began on Tuesday, August 2 at the International Convention Center (ICC) in Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, attracting 326 delegates from 22 destinations and 10 national tourism organisations (NTOs)…. Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to increase services to Japan and restore its Indian network to pre-pandemic levels

SIA to also increase its Los Angeles and Paris services to twice daily and 12 times weekly respectively Extension of Vancouver flights into Northern Winter operating season SIA Group capacity to reach 81% of pre-pandemic levels by end-December Singapore, 2022-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) will increase services to points across Japan… Read the full press release

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