Auckland Airport and DOC Celebrate New Inter-Terminal Walkway Showcasing New Zealand’s Scenic Trails

Auckland Airport together with the Department of Conservation (DOC) are celebrating the beautiful walks of Aotearoa New Zealand along the airport’s short walk between terminals, known as ‘the green line’ Improved shade and shelter for pedestrians as the walkway route changes to keep travellers safe and make way for construction bringing together domestic jet and… Read the full press release

A journey to Rotorua: New Zealand’s Premier Geothermal and Cultural Hotspot

Rotorua, 2024-May-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island, Rotorua is a city where the earth’s primal forces are vividly on display. Known for its pulsating geysers, bubbling mud pools, and inviting thermal springs, Rotorua offers a unique window into the planet’s geothermal activity. However, Rotorua is more… Read the full press release

Hiking Trails Around Lake Manapouri

New Zealand, 2024-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Lake Manapouri, located in the stunning Fiordland National Park in New Zealand, offers some of the most beautiful and diverse hiking trails in the region. Known for its dramatic landscapes and pristine wilderness, the area around Lake Manapouri is a paradise for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Whether… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines and Singapore Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement for Enhanced Travel Options

(IN SHORT) Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a codeshare partnership agreement to offer expanded flight options for travelers between the Philippines and Singapore, as well as connections to other domestic and international destinations through their hubs. The codeshare will commence on flights between Singapore and Manila, with SIA codesharing on PAL… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas Returns to Sydney Harbor for Sixth Season Down Under

The Ship’s Sixth Season in Sydney Will Welcome More Than 90,000 Travellers on 3- to 11-Night Getaways (IN SHORT) Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas has returned to Sydney Harbor for its sixth season in Australia, offering a range of 3- to 11-night itineraries to New Zealand, Australia, and the South Pacific. With a lineup… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Celebrates Successful FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Partnership

The thrilling conclusion of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ highlights the growing and collective legacy of Qatar Airways and FIFA Sydney, Australia, 2023-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of FIFA, celebrated the conclusion of a remarkable FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cup: South Africa and New Zealand Set to Renew Rugby Rivalry at Twickenham Stadium

The Springboks and All Blacks will vie for the new Qatar Airways Cup trophy in London on 25 August It is the first time the two teams have played at Twickenham Stadium since 2015 Qatar Airways resumes flights to Auckland, New Zealand on 1 September 2023 Doha, Qatar, 2023-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — One… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates 20 Years of Flying to New Zealand, Showcasing Strong Market Presence and Ongoing Commitment

Emirates has carried over 16 million passengers on 49,000 services between Dubai and New Zealand since 2003 New Zealand is the only market on Emirates’ network to operate the airline’s new four-class A380, fitted with new Premium Economy cabins across all its services Emirates’ Auckland to Dubai service remains the longest on its network at… Read the full press release

Escape the Heatwave: The Coolest Destinations to Beat the Heat

LONDON, UK, 2023-Jul-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Brits love to talk about the weather almost as much as they like to complain about it, but when the warmer weather finally arrives the majority of the population welcomes it with open arms. But, what about those who hate the heat and yearn for winter weather… Read the full press release

Emirates plans to ramp up seat capacity with 31% growth in operations and A380 deployments in Northern Summer 2023 schedule

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has boosted operations by 31% (total ASKMs) since the start of its financial year and has further plans to ramp up seat capacity in its latest published northern summer schedule starting 26 March 2023. In the past months, the airline has planned and executed the rapid growth… Read the full press release

Tourism Minister launches Better Work Action Plan to strengthen New Zealand’s tourism workforce

Wellington, New Zealand, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Minister Peeni Henare has today (1 March 2023) launched the Better Work Action Plan, aimed at making the tourism workforce stronger, more sustainable, and resilient. TIA Chair Gráinne Troute, Industry co-chair of the Tourism Industry Transformation Plan partnership which created the plan, says: “The Action… Read the full press release

DFW International Airport Celebrates 49 Years of Service with Passenger Traffic Resuming to Near 2019 Levels

Dallas, TX, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is celebrating the 49th anniversary of its first commercial airline service. On Jan. 13, 1974, the first airline carrying passengers landed at Dallas Fort Worth Regional Airport. This first flight, arriving from Little Rock, Ark., set in motion the growth from a… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Launches Early Booking Offer with Up to 20% Savings on Select European Voyages

Upgrade Your Horizon’ Offers FREE 2-Category Suite Upgrade and Reduced Deposits Across More Than 400 Voyages to Over 500 Ports of Call Through 2025 Plus, Savings of up to 20% on Select European Voyages MIAMI, FL, 2023-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, is launching Upgrade Your Horizon, inviting guests to enjoy An Unrivaled Experience™… Read the full press release

Silversea’s South Side Story World Cruise Departs from Sydney for First Time, Featuring 66 Destinations in 34 Countries

Silver Shadow℠ will sail from Sydney on January 10, marking the first time a Silversea World Cruise has originated in the Southern Hemisphere Sydney, Australia, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises’ 2023 World Cruise, South Side Story, is set to depart from Sydney on January 10, marking the first time the leading ultra-luxury… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: China Airlines Schedules Dedicated Freight Flights for South Island Exports to Asian Markets

High-value export markets are looking forward to famous South Island delicacies about to arrive from Christchurch Airport. Christchurch, New Zealand, 2023-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — China Airlines has scheduled eight dedicated B777F freight aircraft between Taipei and Christchurch during January to take the prized exports into Asian markets. The services will transport 800,000 kilograms… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways implements piece based baggage policy

Nadi, Fiji, 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A new “piece based baggage policy” adopted by Fiji Airways will offer guests more convenient travel with less bulky luggage. The National Carrier is moving away from the weight based policy for Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the Pacific Islands to enhance the experience of our guests… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport invites applicants to join the wide range of teams operating at the airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — With thousands of jobs lying vacant across the airport system, travellers may experience longer wait times when flying this summer, despite the successful midyear job fair. While Auckland Airport’s Job Fair provided a welcome boost to the recruitment drive of major airport employers, who filled more… Read the full press release

Virgin Australia code returns on Singapore Airlines flights

Singapore, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Longstanding alliance partners, Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines, have resumed the sale of Virgin Australia codeshare flights to a host of destinations on Singapore Airlines’ global network. Effective immediately, the announcement sees customers able to book directly on virginaustralia.com for seamless travel between Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe, and beyond. The… Read the full press release

Accor announces the heritage-listed Porter House Hotel in Sydney, its 400th hotel in Australia and the Pacific

Milestone for Accor is part of dynamic Pacific expansion, with 11 new hotels and 1569 rooms set to open in next two years in Australia and New Zealand Paris, France, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Just three decades after entering the Australia/Pacific hotel market, Accor has added its 400th hotel, with the launch of the heritage-listed Porter… 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

Qatar Airways increases flights to Berlin

Capital of Germany to benefit from enhanced connectivity to Qatar’s global network of over 150 destinations on 787 aircraft Qatar Airways is the only Skytrax 5 Star airline flying from Berlin with flights via the World’s Best Airport to the most points in the Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Gulf region and India DOHA,… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches its first non-stop service to South-East Asia with seasonal service to Bangkok, Thailand

Only non-stop North America-Thailand route. Service to operate four-times weekly beginning Dec. 1 Daily Toronto-Mumbai flights via London Heathrow beginning Oct. 29 Restoration of key routes to India, Australia, New Zealand and Peru MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada announced today (June 20, 2022) the expansion of its international network with the addition of Bangkok, Thailand, the carrier’s first non-stop service to South-East… Read the full press release

Homes & Villas by Marriott International announces its launch in Australia and New Zealand

Highly-curated offering from Homes & Villas by Marriott International brings guests an expansive portfolio of premium and luxury homes across beach and urban areas BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Homes & Villas by Marriott International, Marriott Bonvoy’s curated and growing collection of premium and luxury whole home rentals around the world, today… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts launches its first voco branded property in New Zealand, voco Auckland City Centre

Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — New Zealand has welcomed its first voco branded property today (12 MAY 2022) with the highly anticipated launch of voco Auckland City Centre, a brand new, state-of-the-art hotel in the heart of the City of Sails. A joint partnership between Pro-invest Hotels and IHG Hotels &… Read the full press release

Adina Hotels sponsors Australian Hockey teams Kookaburras and Hockeyroos

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hockey in Australia has found its ‘home away from home’, securing a 2-year partnership agreement with Adina Hotels incorporating flagship national teams, the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos. The agreement sees homegrown hotel brand Adina Hotels become Hockey Australia’s Exclusive Accommodation Partner, supporting teams as they play competitively in… Read the full press release

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort listed in the 2022 Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine

Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, which blends contemporary design with traditional Thai hospitality and old-world charm, has been listed in the 2022 Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine. This year’s T+L 500 is derived from the results of the 2021 World’s Best Awards… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for LATAM Airlines at Auckland International Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — LATAM Airlines, Latin America’s largest airline, reintroduced flights between Santiago de Chile and Auckland, New Zealand on 31 March. Swissport has been awarded the ground services business at Auckland International Airport. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, LATAM resumed flights between Chile and New… 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

Air Canada resumes daily services to Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland

Vancouver-Sydney flights ramp up to daily beginning May 1 Vancouver-Brisbane flights resume Jul. 1, four times weekly Vancouver-Auckland flights resume Nov. 10, three times weekly Most extensive schedule connects Canada to South Pacific destinations and supports tourism and hospitality sectors MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 16, 2022) announced a strategic expansion of its South Pacific schedule with… Read the full press release