Qatar Airways and Virgin Australia expand their networks, lounges and loyalty programmes as part of a new partnership

New agreement includes an expansive codeshare agreement and unparalleled loyalty partnership benefits offering Virgin Australia and Qatar Airways passengers unique rewards and seamless travel across both carriers’ networks Increased travel options and benefits across 35 destinations in Australia for Qatar Airways passengers and to more than 140 destinations worldwide for Virgin Australia passengers DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Swissport adds three more Aspire lounges in the United States

San Diego, CA, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aspire Airport Lounges, a division of Swissport International AG, is adding three more lounges in the United States. A newly refurbished lounge in San Diego, California, already opened its doors. Two more lounges will follow in Ontario, California, in mid-May. With these additional facilities, Swissport will… 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

More than 23,000 passengers set to travel this week on Qantas and Jetstar flights to and from Perth

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of travellers are preparing to take off to Western Australia with the border opening to all visitors quarantine free for the first time in almost two years from midnight tonight. After a false start last month, more than 23,000 passengers are booked to travel this week… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the opening of its second lounge at Geneva International Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is opening its second lounge at Geneva International Airport on 1 February 2022. Located in the new East Wing of the airport, the new ASPIRE Crystal Lounge will be open daily from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is accessible to all passengers for an admission… Read the full press release

Swissport international opens second Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport international is further expanding its lounge business in the UK with the opening the second Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport on 1 February 2022. The new lounge complements the innovations in travel technology and state-of-the-art facilities of Terminal 2 with the modern design and comfort of… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability, Greg Ritt

New role showcasing commitment to sustainable change Greg Ritt joins with over 12 years of specialist knowledge Stagecoach continuing to make progress in new sustainability strategy Perth, Scotland, 2022-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has taken a further step in achieving its sustainability commitments by announcing the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability…. Read the full press release

Emirates increases capacity on flights from Dubai to Brisbane

Emirates services to Brisbane open to fully vaccinated passengers who meet eligibility requirements Additional capacity set to meet high travel demand for flights from Dubai to Brisbane, effective today; capacity to return to 100 per cent on flights to Perth from 5 February 2022 Airline expects healthy demand for inbound travel to Brisbane and Perth… Read the full press release

Qantas launches direct flights from Australia to Rome starting June 2022

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will reignite its love affair with Rome, adding direct flights from Australia to the eternal city from the middle of next year. From 22 June 2022, Qantas will operate the only direct service between Australia and continental Europe, flying three return Sydney-Perth-Rome flights per week to… 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

Live at Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour continues in 2020 with the brightest talent in music

Following Shows in Chicago, Perth, Madrid, Los Angeles, Dublin, 2020’s Tour Stops Continue to Take Music Makers Back to Their Roots in Dubai, Mexico, and China BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The brightest talent in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances as the Live at Aloft… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia’s signature business events showcase Dreamtime kicks off in Perth

Dreamtime 2019 kicks off today, Tourism Australia’s signature business events showcase Sydney, Australia, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth is being showcased to the lucrative global business events sector with Tourism Australia’s signature bi-annual showcase Dreamtime kicking off today in the Western Australia capital with 120 international business event planners and media experiencing its recent… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton, Perth opens its doors to guests

A stunning new architectural masterpiece on Elizabeth Quay, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth is set to elevate luxury hospitality through legendary service and immersive local experiences PERTH, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C today (NOVEMBER 18, 2019) announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, in the capital city of Western Australia. Part of the… Read the full press release

Qantas announces major expansion to its discounted fares program

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Residents in eight regional and remote towns across Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory can now access bigger discounts as part of a major expansion to Qantas’ discounted fares program. From today (1ST NOVEMBER 2019), residents of Alice Springs, Yulara (Uluru), Paraburdoo, Roma, Charleville, Port Hedland and Moranbah will… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy Brings Once-In-A-Lifetime Manchester United Experiences to Asia Pacific

Members can experience exclusive moments with Manchester United in Perth, Singapore and Shanghai Singapore, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of Marriott International’s travel program, Marriott Bonvoy can enjoy an exclusive series of experiences during Manchester United’s pre-season tour in Perth, Singapore and Shanghai. As part of the multi-year marketing partnership between Marriott International… Read the full press release

The Bell Tower Receives its Third TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

PERTH, Western Australia, 2019-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bell Tower has done it again! We are so excited to announce that for the third consecutive year The Bell Tower has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. These certificates are awarded from TripAdvisor to businesses with consistent excellent reviews on their site. What Are… Read the full press release

Qantas extends special weekend fares on flights from Perth to Broome

Special fares for weekends in Broome extended More than 20,000 fares booked since trial launched Perth to Broome flights available from $179 one-way Broome, Australia, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (20TH MAY 2019) announced an extension of its special weekend fares on flights from Perth to Broome in response to positive community… Read the full press release

Qantas celebrates first anniversary of Perth to London service

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boosting tourism, breaking speed records and supporting more than $100 million in visitor spending in WA are some of the results from 12 months of the history-making Perth to London flight. Visiting Western Australia to mark the first anniversary of the service – which remains the only direct… 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

Ashfield House B&B awarded a Four Star Gold award by VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A 19th Century house in the heart of Loch Lomond has been awarded a Four Star Gold award by VisitScotland. Ashfield House B&B, situated in the Arrochar Alps on the shores of Loch Long in the village of Arrochar, was upgraded from Four Stars by the national tourism… Read the full press release

Qantas trials new dining choices to increase hydration and help reduce jetlag on its Perth to London route

SYDNEY, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Healthy poke bowls and a herbal tea designed especially for Qantas, are among the new dining choices on Qantas’ new 787 Dreamliner Perth to London menus to increase hydration and help reduce jetlag. The airline’s Creative Director of Food, Beverage & Service Neil Perry said the new menus combined… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to commence Boeing 787-10 service between Singapore and Perth in May 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth will become the second scheduled destination to be served by Singapore Airlines’ new Boeing 787-10 fleet. Flights are expected to commence in May 2018, subject to regulatory approvals, initially on one of the Airline’s four daily flights between Singapore and Perth. The 787-10s will feature Singapore Airlines’… Read the full press release

Tourism Western Australia partners with Travelport to promote Perth and Western Australia to travel agents

Langley, United Kingdom, 2017-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Western Australia (Tourism WA) has teamed up with Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, to promote Perth and Western Australia to travel agents. Tourism WA’s Executive Director Strategy, Brand & Marketing Services, Louise Scott said, “With access to more than 68,000 travel agencies worldwide, Travelport would help… 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

The third series of Qantas’ Feels Like Home brand campaign will premiere on 30 April, 2017

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will premiere the third series of its Feels Like Home brand campaign this Sunday, 30 April. Filmed in Perth and London, the third series highlights Qantas’ history-making route between the two cities – which goes on sale today ahead of the first flights in March 2018. The… Read the full press release

Earn River Cottage in Dupplin, Perth presented with VisitScotland’s Five Star Quality Assurance Award

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxurious self-catering cottage, located just outside Perth, has been awarded five stars by VisitScotland. Earn River Cottage, set in the heart of the Dupplin Estate, was presented with VisitScotland’s Quality Assuranceaccolade in recognition of its exceptional standards. Restored earlier this year, the traditional stone built cottage is… Read the full press release

UAE national airline Etihad Airways to start flying daily to Perth, Western Australia from July 2014

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013-12-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will commence daily flights to Perth, Western Australia on July 15, 2014. The non-stop services between the airline’s hub and its fourth Australian gateway bring to 351 the number of weekly flights which Etihad Airways operates between Australia and Abu… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia to inspire more travellers to take a holiday Down Under with its revamped There’s Nothing Like Australia mobile travel app

Sydney, Australia, 2013-10-23— /travelprnews.com/ — Revamped travel app to inspire more visits Down Under Key quotes “We broke new ground when we launched this app back in June 2012, but it was always our intention that this would be something that we would evolve, in terms of content, functionality and usability. Apart from being visually stunning, the… Read the full press release

To celebrate National Customer Service Week Stagecoach Supertram launched month of activities for tram customers across Sheffield, UK

Plans being launched during National Customer Service Week Meet the manager events to be held for passengers Find ‘Supertram man’ competition with prizes to be won Nominations open for passengers to vote for their ‘Customer Service Stars’ Perth, Scotland,  2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — To celebrate National Customer Service Week, Stagecoach Supertram is today (Monday 7 October) launching… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) expand codeshare agreement in Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand

2013-08-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) today announce an expansion of their codeshare agreement to cover more destinations in Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Codesharing has been expanded with immediate effect to SAS-operated flights from Copenhagen to: Alesund, Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim in Norway; Gothenburg in Sweden; Aalborg, Aarhus… Read the full press release