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

Autograph Collection Hotels announces the opening of The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike, Autograph Collection Hotel in Japan

The new hotel is set to showcase Kyoto’s culinary, cultural and community traditions to travellers visiting the gentle mountain landscapes of Takaragaike TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels today (OCTOBER 15, 2020) announced the opening of The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike, Autograph Collection hotel in the Takaragaike area, situated in the… Read the full press release

8base, A taste of Hachinohe in Tokyo

TOKYO, 2020-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — News this month told us that 8base, a Hachinohe Metropolitan Area Exchange Plaza, opened up in Hibya, Tokyo. 8base is a ‘base’ where visitors can go and directly taste the charm of local gourmet food, local sake and special products related to the south of the Hachinohe area…. Read the full press release

Black Diamond adds four new Japanese PR & Travel Trade clients to Asia Pacific portfolio

Black Diamond adds four new Japanese PR & Travel Trade clients to Asia Pacific portfolio

LONDON, 2020-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based communications agency, Black Diamond, has been appointed as the travel trade representation and PR agency for multiple destinations across Japan. Following a competitive pitch process, Black Diamond now represents Visit Hachinohe, Kyushu Tourism Promotion Organisation, Three Star Road and Gifu-Ishikawa in the UK and Irish markets. Known for… Read the full press release

An Exclusive Online “Noh” Event at Odawara Castle

Odawara, Japan, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Join the stream of Noh Drama at Odawara Castle on September 13, 2020. This is a special performance of the famous Japanese story, Tale of Genji, performed in traditional Noh Style at Odawara Castle. Included in this exclusive experience is taiko drumming and a ninja show of… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko introduces a new level of luxury to the destination amidst a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Japan

The highly anticipated luxury hotel offers a pristine haven in the historic mountain region of Nikko, where a rich untouched natural environment entwines with centuries-old traditions NIKKO, JAPAN, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C today (JULY 15, 2020) announced the opening of the latest hotel to join its luxury Asia… Read the full press release

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