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

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