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

Qatar Airways inaugurates flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia

Four-times-weekly service via Penang operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, expanding to five-times-weekly from 27 October 2019 Eighth new destination added to the airline’s growing network in 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia touched down at Langkawi International Airport on Tuesday 15… Read the full press release

Hilton Kuala Lumpur launches Pink Hope Afternoon Tea to raise funds for The Estée Lauder Companies Malaysia Breast Cancer Campaign beneficiaries

The all-pink afternoon tea set will be featured throughout October in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — It doesn’t matter who, when, or how; breast cancer can affect the people we care about most. It is for this reason that Hilton Kuala Lumpur created the Pink Hope Afternoon Tea, an… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches new service to Langkawi, Malaysia starting 15 October 2019

Tagged services to Langkawi via Penang to commence on 15 October 2019 Four-times weekly service to increase to five-times weekly from 27 October 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — To announce the launch of Qatar Airways flights to Langkawi, Malaysia, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted… 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

PATA hosted Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ in Sabah, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With the continued success of the PATA Human Capacity Building Programme, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to have organised another Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ at the Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. The event, hosted by the… Read the full press release

Hyatt to develop a Hyatt Centric hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Slated to open in 2021, the Kengo Kuma-designed hotel in Kota Kinabalu will be the first Hyatt Centric branded hotel in Malaysia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (May 5, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Hap Seng… Read the full press release

IHG® announces signing of new-built Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Bangsar to open in fashionable district Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with City Motors Group for a new-built Holiday Inn in the affluent creative hub of Kuala Lumpur – Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Holiday… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways revealed its new Economy Class experience and seven upcoming destinations at ITB Berlin

Airline to launch direct services to Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey and Mogadishu, Somalia in 2019 New Economy Class experience features additional leg room, faster broadband and a new in-flight dining experience, ‘Quisine’, featuring all new tableware with 25 per cent larger main courses and 50 per cent larger… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin will devote an international platform to Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) segment for the first time

High exhibitor demand – some 10,000 exhibiting companies from 181 countries and regions – Malaysia is the Official Partner Country – ITB to announce the launch of ITB India 2020 – New Technology, Tours & Activities segment – Also new: the ITB Virtual Reality Lab – ITB Berlin Convention: high-ranking international speakers – Environmental sustainability,… Read the full press release

‘PATA Human Capacity Building Programme’ with the theme Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management from April 17-18, 2019 in Sabah, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management will be the theme of the upcoming ‘PATA Human Capacity Building Programme’ in Sabah, Malaysia. Hosted by the Sabah Tourism Board (STB), the two-day intensive workshop will be held on April 17-18, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu. “Global economic losses… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin to help Malaysia achieve its ambitious growth plans

Official Country Partners status at World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® – a vital step towards achieving Visit Malaysia 2020 targets Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, ITB Berlin (6-10 March 2019) will be instrumental in boosting visitor numbers to this exotic,… Read the full press release

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel welcomes newly appointed Director of Sales & Marketing Joyce Wong

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Joyce Wong as Director of Sales & Marketing. Bringing over 10 years of corporate sales experience in the hospitality industry to her new position, Wong oversees all sales, marketing and public relations efforts for the new… Read the full press release

ITB Book Awards 2019 winners announced

The award winners include Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen, Andrew Solomon, Marco d’Eramo, Olivier Rolin, Per J. Andersson, Joshua Foer with Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton, Matias Faldbakken, Elke Heidenreich and Tom Krausz, Ilija Trojanow, Roberto Saviano and Giovanni di Lorenzo, Frank Vorpahl, Stephan Orth, Peter Hinze, Fredy Gareis, Rüdiger Frank and the publisher Roland… Read the full press release

Star Cruises celebrates the return of SuperStar Gemini in Penang with new cruise offerings in Malaysia

Cruise with ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ characters this school and festive holidays! Penang ,Malaysia, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Cruises, a member of Genting Cruise Lines, celebrated the return of SuperStar Gemini to Penang on 7 November 2018. The arrival of SuperStar Gemini, one of Star Cruises’ most popular cruise ships into Malaysia marks… Read the full press release

UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit highlights on investment in tourism technology

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit, held yesterday by World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was well received by participants from government and the private sector for its more dynamic new format leading to more concrete takeaways around this year’s theme: Investment in Tourism Technology. This year,… Read the full press release

SITA to deploy further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2

SITA Scan&Fly halves baggage processing and cuts check-in wait times for AirAsia passengers Singapore, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (16 October 2018) announced that it will deploy a further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2 (klia2), following the successful implementation of 15 units earlier this year. Baggage processing time has… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association recognized the accomplishments of PATA Chapters and Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia on Saturday, September 15 during the PATA Board Dinner and Chapter Awards Presentation, hosted by Tourism Malaysia. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The PATA Chapter and Student Chapters, through… Read the full press release

PATA held highly successful PATA Youth Symposium in Langkawi, Malaysia

LANGKAWI, Malaysia, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students’ Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the PATA Malaysia Chapter, Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark, took place on September 12, 2018 on the first day of PATA Travel… Read the full press release

The next PATA Youth Symposium ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’ to take place on September 12 in Langkawi, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’, will take place on the first day of PATA Travel Mart 2018 on Wednesday, September 12 at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) in Langkawi, Malaysia. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide opens its first-ever hotel in Malaysia — the W Kuala Lumpur

W Brings Its Vibrant Style to Malaysia, Adding A Modern Marvel to the Southeast Asian Jungle City Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (08/28/2018) announced the opening of W Kuala Lumpur, marking the iconic brand’s first-ever hotel in Malaysia. Owned by Tropicana Corporation… Read the full press release

The 11th PATAcademy-HCD ‘Going Green how to run a sustainable resort’ to take place in Langkawi, Malaysia in December

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The 11th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Going Green how to run a sustainable resort’, is set to take place at the award-winning Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa (FLGK) in Langkawi, Malaysia on December 11-13, 2018. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the latest programme focuses on… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel in Sabah, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ: MAR) and City Waterfront Sdn Bhd today (07/26/2018) announced the opening of the highly anticipated Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel in Sabah, Malaysia. Nestled along Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens and the capital’s bustling waterfront, the hotel offers an enviable location to discover the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the first Park Hyatt hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia anticipated to be completed in 2020

Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will top PNB 118 tower, expected-to-be tallest skyscraper in Southeast Asia CHICAGO , 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (March 1, 2018) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with PNB Merdeka Ventures Sdn. Berthed, an owned subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia   Award-winning airline commences service to its second destination in Malaysia, continuing its robust expansion throughout South East Asia Announces increased frequency to four-times weekly effective 1 July 2018 in response to strong leisure and business demand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 2nd 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the recently launched one in India. This demonstrates the national carrier continued commitment to… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company delegation in Malaysia to strengthen ties and explore further partnership opportunities

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), led a delegation to Malaysia , headed by Bahrain Airport Company Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, and organised in partnership with the national carrier, Gulf Air. The visit aimed at strengthening ties, exploring… Read the full press release

Malaysia: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to develop new 288-room Holiday Inn & Suites on mainland Penang

Denham, United Kingdom, 2016-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Exopuri Development Sdn Bhd to develop a new 288-room Holiday Inn & Suites on mainland Penang. The hotel will be strategically located in the bustling commercial district of Prai,… Read the full press release

Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd to open the first Oakwood-branded property in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2016-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd, which manages an award-winning portfolio of the finest serviced apartments in the world for business and leisure travellers, confirmed a partnership with Plenitude Berhad today to open the first Oakwood-branded property in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in the second half of 2016. Located in… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Tourism Malaysia to boost air travel into Malaysia

Joint Release With Tourism Malaysia SINGAPORE, 2016-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tourism Malaysia have agreed to work together to boost tourist arrivals into Malaysia through the signing of their first-ever Marketing Collaboration Memorandum. The two-year partnership was signed at ITB Berlin 20161, witnessed by Hon. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz,… Read the full press release