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

IHG Hotels & Resorts and Tradewinds Corp to open InterContinental Penang Resort in Malaysia

InterContinental Penang Resort has sustainability at its heart and will revitalise Penang’s most exclusive beach resort destination Penang, Malaysia, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the signing of InterContinental Penang Resort, in partnership with THR Hotel (Penang) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of… Read the full press release

Emirates to increase its number of flights to the Holy City of Makkah during the upcoming Hajj season

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With the significant demand for air travel during Hajj, Emirates is deploying extra flights to ensure more connectivity for the scores of pilgrims making their way to the Holy City of Makkah. Emirates will be operating special flights to Jeddah and Medina during the upcoming Hajj season… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean opens bookings on cruises from Singapore to Malaysia

Holidaymakers can Sail to Destinations for the First Time in Two Years, Starting with Malaysia on 30th June SINGAPORE, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidaymakers can now set their sights on adventures beyond the shores of Singapore with Royal Caribbean International. Cruises to somewhere are making a long-awaited comeback in Singapore when Spectrum of the Seas begins cruising to popular destinations in Malaysia as… Read the full press release

Emirates and Malaysia Tourism Board collaborate to promote tourism and develop traffic into Malaysia

Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) with Malaysia Tourism Board today (10 May 2022) during the 29th edition of the Arabian Travel Market held in Dubai, to promote tourism and develop traffic into Malaysia from key markets across the airline’s network. In the presence of… Read the full press release

NETCOM becomes the newest Affiliate Member of UNWTO

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed NETCOM, a leader in communications and digital advertising, into its growing network of Affiliate Members. Affiliate Members are drawn from every part of the diverse tourism sector, with businesses, civil society, destinations and academia all represented. Through this network, UNWTO guides the development and growth… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and MASwings to offer up to 45% off airfares at MATTA Fair 2022

21 return tickets to lucky holidaymakers are up for grabs Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines and its sister companies, Firefly and MASwings, will be participating in the annual Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair happening from 9 to 10 April 2022 at the World Trade Centre… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways invites football fans to secure all-inclusive travel packages for The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With a successful Final Draw complete and groups set, fans are invited to secure their all-inclusive travel packages from Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ As Qatar Airways optimises its network to ensure fans can attend the FIFA World Cup™, the airline offers 5,000 bonus Avios to all… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts Inaugural Influencer Cup in Doha

Inaugural tournament was hosted at Stadium 974 from 28 to 29 March A nostalgic reunion of Qatar Legacy Ambassadors and FIFA Legends featured the likes of Cafu, Tim Cahill, and Marcel Desailly DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — With excitement building ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, renowned international social media… Read the full press release

Malaysia Aviation Group announces enhanced e-commerce platform and launch of its new mobile app, Journify

The digital one-stop centre aims to be the handbook for every traveller in Malaysia KLIA, 2022-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Journify, an integrated one-stop lifestyle digital platform representing the e-commerce and travel services business portfolio of Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) is set to redefine its customers’ experience with an enhanced e-commerce platform and the… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia encourages travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia with Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign

Tourism Australia is launching a new campaign internationally to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, with international borders re-opening to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors from 21 February 2022. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Don’t Go Small. Go Australia is a $40 million campaign being rolled out… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the first IHG hotel in East Malaysia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has launched the first IHG hotel in East Malaysia, Holiday Inn Express Kota Kinabalu City Centre. Officially opening on 21 December 2020, this contemporary hotel is in the heart of Sabah’s bustling capital city and offers clean, comfortable and convenient stays, making it the best… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi named the highest ranked Resort in Malaysia by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Award

Langkawi, Malaysia, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is named the highest ranked Resort in Malaysia by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Award, the most renowned international travel publication in the travel industry. “We’re delighted to be chosen as the #1 resort in Malaysia,” says David Macklin, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, adding that the… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre, Malaysia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (05 OCTOBER 2020) announces the opening of Holiday Inn Johor Bahru City Centre, the first under the brand in Johor and the third in Malaysia. This 335-room new built hotel is part of Komtar… Read the full press release

Emirates to treat guests with specially curated selection of festive goodies and traditional Chinese fare

Savour a selection of festive treats on the ground and in the skies Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers flying with Emirates to and from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia & Vietnam are in for a treat this Lunar New Year. Available for a limited time only, a specially curated selection… 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

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