2019 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards: deadline for submissions April 30, 2019

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism industry organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the 2019 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2019. The PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Presentation… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo starts freighter operations to Almaty in Kazakhstan

The new freighter services offer significant import capacity into Almaty DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter operations to its second new destination in 2019, Almaty in Kazakhstan, offering more than 200 tonnes of capacity each week to the Kazakh city. The twice-weekly Boeing 777 freighters depart Doha… Read the full press release

flydubai to start service to Shymkent in Kazakhstan

Dubai-based carrier flydubai will operate flights to three points in Kazakhstan following the relaunch of its Shymkent service  Shymkent will be operated from 28 December 2018  Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today has announced the start of flights to Shymkent in Kazakhstan (CIT). The twice a week service will be… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association to hold PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan in September. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Tourism National Company JSC, the key organization in the tourism industry effectively promoting the tourist brand… Read the full press release

IATA sets outs strategic partnership and long-term cooperation agreement the Kyrgyz Republic

Montreal, Canada, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Civil Aviation Agency of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic. The MoU sets out a strategic partnership and long-term cooperation agreement between the government and IATA. It… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to start twice a week service from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan on 8 June

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 8 June and be operated two times a week, on Thursdays and Sundays.  Seats on the new route are already… Read the full press release

flydubai starts two flights a week to Astana, Kazakhstan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2015-11-6 — /Travel PR News/ —  flydubai today marked the launch of its first flight to Astana, the airline’s third destination in Kazakhstan. With two flights a week to Astana flydubai is the first Dubai-based carrier to provide a direct link to the Kazakhstan capital. Speaking at a press conference in Astana… Read the full press release

Ukraine International Airlines to launch non-stop flights from Kiev to Aktau, Kazakhstan

Kiev, Ukraine, 2015-10-6 — /Travel PR News/ — November 18, 2015, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights connecting Kiev and Aktau, Kazakhstan. Tickets are already available on UIA official website, the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. UIA offers double-weekly flights connecting Kiev and Aktau operated on modern Boeing… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation to open Hyatt Regency hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan

CHICAGO, 2014-5-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Tavros Investment Holding for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Expected to open in 2017, Hyatt Regency Almaty will mark Hyatt’s return to Kazakhstan. “We are delighted to re-establish a Hyatt… Read the full press release

Travel professionals gathered at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok for the first PATAcademy-HCD, December 11-14

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Twenty-five rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather today for the first PATAcademy-HCD on December 11-14, 2013 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok. The PATAcademy demonstrates PATA’s next generation commitment to lifetime Human Capital Development (HCD). Twenty-five rising stars nominated by their organisations, with, on average, five years’ work… Read the full press release

Visa facilitation top priority for UNESCO/UNWTO Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Workshop

Madrid, Spain, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism and heritage experts called for more effective visa systems to support tourism development at the UNESCO/UNWTO Silk Roads Heritage Corridors Tourism Strategy Workshop. The workshop aimed to define a tourism management roadmap for two UNESCO Silk Road Heritage Corridors crossing China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (7-8 October 2013, Almaty,… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor’s new Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan to welcome first guests in Q4 2014

2013-08-06— /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan. The mid-market property featuring 133 keys is scheduled to welcome the first guests in Q4 2014. It will further strengthen Carlson Rezidor’s portfolio in Kazakhstan: In Astana, the group already operates a Radisson… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to open six new luxury hotels in its growing global portfolio

CHEVY CHASE, Md. 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Prior to the end of this year, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. will open the doors to six new luxury hotels in its growing global portfolio. Spectacular properties in Chengdu and Tianjin will bring the luxury brand’s number of hotels in China to ten; the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotels in Almaty, Herzliya and Bangalore… Read the full press release