Quincy Melbourne partners with Antagonist Spirits to launch an exclusive gin at Salted Egg restaurant

Melbourne, Australia, 2021-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With the catchcry, ‘Let the fun be-gin’, the creative minds behind the quirky Quincy Hotel Melbourne and brand-new Salted Egg restaurant have announced a partnership made in gin heaven. Enter KOL Gin. It’s no secret that Melbournites love to shop local, so Quincy Melbourne, has teamed with… Read the full press release

Qantas today launches new route from Newcastle to Melbourne

Newcastle, Australia, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hunter region will benefit from more direct flights to Melbourne with Qantas today (15TH MARCH 2021) launching a new route from Newcastle to the Victorian capital. The first Qantas flight connecting the two cities in more than ten years departed Newcastle for Melbourne this morning, marked… Read the full press release

dnata and the Philippines’ largest carrier Cebu Pacific Air expand partnership in the Asia Pacific region

dnata awarded multi-year contracts in Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore Singapore/Melbourne, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a global leading air services provider, and Cebu Pacific Air (CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, have expanded their long-standing partnership in the Asia Pacific region. In addition to the multi-year extension of an existing contract at Sydney Airport… Read the full press release

W Hotels announces the opening of Melbourne’s first luxury lifestyle hotel – W Melbourne – at 408 Flinders Lane

Set to Add a Playful, Bold Beat to Melbourne’s Buzzing Cultural, Fashion and Foodie Scene MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 2021-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s time to press play. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, today (FEBRUARY 4, 2021) opened the doors to Melbourne’s first luxury lifestyle hotel – W Melbourne – at 408 Flinders Lane…. Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for Qantas in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has been appointed by Qantas as its preferred partner for ground services at Australia’s busiest airports in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as Canberra Airport, which serves the nation’s capital. The 5-year agreement was reached after a rigorous tender process and will cover up to 70,000… Read the full press release

TFE to bring Quincy brand in Australia with the opening of Quincy Hotel Melbourne early 2021

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Signature dining destinations, sensory experiences and a quirky approach to room service are some of the finer things that guests can expect to see when the brand-new Quincy Hotel Melbourne throws open its doors in the coming months. TFE (Toga Far East) Hotel’s CEO, Antony Ritch, announced… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways resumes services to Adelaide

Starting 16 August 2020 the airline will operate two-weekly flights to Adelaide with connections to more than 35 destinations across Africa, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and South Asia Australia is a strategically important market for Qatar Airways with the airline never stopping services to Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and launching new flights to… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo deployed a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to transport 50 tonnes of fresh hazelnut paste from Istanbul to Melbourne

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Everyday, around the clock and across the globe, staff from Emirates SkyCargo are working hard to ensure that essential supplies are being flown to those who need them the most. So when the call came to deliver a special kind of essential commodity, the air cargo carrier… Read the full press release

Vibe Hotel Melbourne to open its doors on 16 April 2020

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels has today (23 Feb 2020) announced that the eagerly awaited Vibe Hotel Melbourne will open its doors on 16 April 2020. With bookings now live from 16 April onwards, guests are encouraged book now to also receive a 20% Opening Special. As the first of the… Read the full press release

IHG® announces signing of 160-room Holiday Inn Melbourne Richmond

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A new-build Holiday Inn will open in the trendy inner-Melbourne suburb of Richmond in 2023, following the signing of a long-term management agreement between IHG® and a joint venture  between Pelligra Group, PrimeLand Group and Diamond Hospitality Singapore.. The stylishly designed 160-room hotel will be part of… Read the full press release

Hilton announces 244-room new-build Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street

Slated to open by 2nd Quarter 2020, new property will debut in Melbourne’s Central Business District SYDNEY and MCLEAN, VA, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (November 11, 2019) announced the signing of Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street, adding to Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio of 106 world-class properties in the Asia Pacific region…. Read the full press release

Oakwood announces the signing of Oakwood Premier Melbourne

SINGAPORE, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (SEPTEMBER 10, 2019) announced its foray into the luxury hotel and serviced apartments segment in Australia with the signing of Oakwood Premier Melbourne. A testament to Oakwood’s rapid expansion plan in Australia, this signing follows the recent announcement… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the signing of Hilton Melbourne Square, opening in early 2023

SYDNEY and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (June 3, 2019) announced the signing of Hilton Melbourne Square. Hilton Melbourne Square will be a major meetings and events hotel and will join the recent signing of Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street, reinforcing Hilton’s push to strengthen its presence in the Melbourne… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dandenong, Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Martyn Barnes has signed his third IHG®-branded hotel, bringing Holiday Inn & Suites to Dandenong, the so-called ‘capital’ of Melbourne’s south-east. Headlining a mixed-use development that includes two levels of office space, the 160-room, design-led Holiday Inn & Suites Dandenong will rise to 11 levels when… Read the full press release

Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank unveils new look following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment

New South Wales, Australia, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels’ Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank has unveiled a stunning new look following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment. Located in Melbourne’s CBD, the Adina Melbourne Northbank has been thoughtfully designed with the modern traveller in mind. In true Melbourne style, a playful combination of historical décor and… Read the full press release

Qantas launches new three times weekly service between Melbourne and Queenstown

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will launch new seasonal flights direct from Melbourne to Queenstown to meet the growing number of Australians seeking winter holidays in New Zealand over the peak ski season*. Between 21 June and 27 August 2019, Qantas will operate three services per week between Melbourne and Queenstown with… Read the full press release

IHG expands Holiday Inn brand in Australia with signing of Holiday Inn & Suites Melbourne Ringwood

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG continues the expansion of the Holiday Inn brand in Australia with the signing of Holiday Inn & Suites Melbourne Ringwood. It follows the signing of a management agreement with Ninety Four Feet, an Australasian property development, investment, and construction company, and their partners Omni Property Group… Read the full press release

Swissport appointed ground handler for Air New Zealand in four major airports in Australia

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has been appointed ground handler for Air New Zealand in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, following a competitive tender focused on safety, service and operational performance. Swissport has been appointed ground handler for Air New Zealand in four major airports in Australia, following a competitive tender focussed… Read the full press release

Qantas to operate the first ever direct flight between Melbourne and San Francisco

Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will today (1ST SEPTEMBER 2018) operate the first ever direct flight between Melbourne and San Francisco, making it easier to travel between the two cities and reducing travel times. The national carrier will operate four return flights per week on the route with the airline’s Boeing 787-9… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of The St. Regis Melbourne, its first hotel in Australia

Through Exquisite Experiences and a Vanguard Spirit, the Renowned Luxury Brand set to Captivate this Capital of Culture Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today (08/29/2018) announced the signing of The St. Regis Melbourne, marking the first hotel in Australia for the renowned luxury brand. Owned by Century… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific launches direct service between Manila and Melbourne on August 14, 2018

CEB maintains lead in Sydney route as Melbourne service shows strong demand Pasay City, Philippines, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific is optimistic that the upcoming launch of its direct service between Manila and Melbourne will further boost its market share in Australia on the back of competitive fare offerings… Read the full press release

Marriott International to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott® brand to Australia in 2020

Deal underscores Marriott International’s commitment to Australia, with 18 hotels open and 17 in the pipeline Sydney, Australia, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. today (07/10/2018) announced it has signed an agreement with Melbourne-based property development company Capital Alliance to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott®, brand to Australia. The 200-room AC Hotel… Read the full press release

Hyatt expands the Hyatt Place brand in Melbourne with Hyatt Place Melbourne Springvale slated to open in 2020

CHICAGO, 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with PEC Portfolio Springvale Pty Ltd. for a 200-key Hyatt Place hotel in Melbourne, Australia. The Hyatt Place brand is rooted in extensive consumer insights indicating that guests seek stylish, comfortable, seamless experiences that accommodate… Read the full press release

Multi Country Multi City Travel Roadshow @ India, Australia & Middle East

Quality matters than Quantity in Tourism Industry BANGALORE, India, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — International Travel Roadshow (ITR) opens its 2018 Calendar targeting Top 3 Luxury Travel Markets in the World. Yes. ITR 2018 is Scheduled in Australia (Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane), India (5 Cities) and Middle East (Dubai & Doha). ITR is the… Read the full press release

Qantas new daily Melbourne – Denpasar (Bali) service now on sale

SYDNEY, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today ( 7TH FEBRUARY 2018) announced it will begin a new daily Melbourne – Denpasar (Bali) service from 23 June 2018 with fares available for sale from today.* Operated by a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, the new Qantas route comes as Jetstar increases its Melbourne-Bali flights from ten per week to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces new service connecting Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (24 January 2018) announced that it will introduce a new service that will connect Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. The new service will be introduced as part of a restructuring of existing Singapore-Canberra-Wellington flights, which will see the Canberra-Wellington flights… Read the full press release

Changi Airport welcomes Qantas Airways’ new services from the 2018 Northern Summer season

Singapore, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ —Changi Airport Group today welcomed the announcement by Qantas Airways to add services to and from Singapore Changi Airport from the 2018 Northern Summer season*. Beginning 25 March 2018, Qantas will operate its daily Sydney-London service (QF1/QF2) via Singapore using an A380. At the same time, services to Melbourne… Read the full press release

Qantas and Emirates to extend partnership for another five years

Five year extension to landmark alliance deal Evolution of joint network to offer customers more choice Three options to get to UK/Europe – via Dubai, Perth and Singapore Capacity shifted to fast-growing Asia market Changes to deliver upside to both airlines; Qantas annualised net benefit estimated at more than $80 million from FY19 Sydney, Australia,… Read the full press release

Qantas announces four 787-9 Dreamliners to be based in Brisbane

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced that four 787-9 Dreamliners will be based in Brisbane, bringing 470 new jobs and opening up new potential international routes. The first of eight Dreamliners ordered by the national carrier will be delivered from Boeing in late October this year, and the first to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces Airbus A380 and George Calombaris’ signature dishes on Doha and Melbourne route

Qatar Airways introduces Airbus A380 and George Calombaris’ signature dishes on Doha and Melbourne route   Airline of the Year brings its ultra-modern A380 superjumbo to Melbourne George Calombaris’ signature dishes will be available for the first time inflight to First and Business Class passengers flying between Doha and Melbourne from 1 July–30 September 2017… Read the full press release