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

Wyndham Hotel Group expands its Ramada® brand in Malaysia with the opening of the 357-room Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2015-1-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,590 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), has expanded its Ramada® brand in Malaysia with the opening of the 357-room Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral  Kuala Lumpur, the brand’s second location in the country. The property… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

Singapore, 2013-12-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) have signed their first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at boosting tourist arrivals into Japan from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This is in line with SIA’s commitment to continue to develop air travel to Japan. SIA started flying to Japan in… 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

Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) attended 3rd World Tourism Conference in Malacca, Malaysia

Malacca, Malaysia, 2013-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) attended the third edition of World Tourism Conference, an event jointly organized by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Malaysia in Malacca, Malaysia from 21-23 October 2013. The theme of World Tourism Conference 2013 is “Global Tourism: Game Changers and Pace Setters”. The opening… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announce month-long full of activities to mark its 41st anniversary

Kelana Jaya, Malaysia, 2013-10-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Malaysia Airlines has been operating flights from Kuala Lumpur to over 100 destinations as Malaysian Airlines System Berhad since  1 October 1972 and to mark its 41st anniversary of Malaysian Hospitality this year, the national airline has outlined a month-long full of activities. To commemorate the celebration, the national carrier treated… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines celebrates Malaysia Day by rewarding its loyal customers, ends 22 September 2013

Enrich rewards triple miles for all tickets purchased for domestic travel Subang, 2013-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Malaysia Airlines is celebrating Malaysia Day by rewarding its loyal customers. All Enrich members will receive triple miles with every purchase of an economy class ticket to any domestic destination, one way or return. Sales period for this campaign starts… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announced up to 50% post Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations discount sales

Subang, 2013-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Post Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations, Malaysia Airlines is offering exciting promotional fares for flights across its network. Customers can start booking for these fares from now till 25 August 2013 for the travel period of 19 August 2013 – 31 May 2014. Malaysia Airlines’ Regional Senior Vice President Malaysia, Muzammil Mohamad… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to sponsor FC Barcelona Asia Tour to Bangkok, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-08-05— /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways recently kicked off its sponsorship of the FC Barcelona Asia Tour by launching a contest for Facebook® fans to celebrate the airline’s support for the team’s visit to Bangkok, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Facebook contest, which began 1st July and ran through 31st July, gained the airline… Read the full press release