Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila earns its sixth consecutive new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award

The Philippines’ first sky hotel feted with the world’s best in travel and hospitality Hong Kong, China, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today (26 April 2022) announced its 2022 Star Awards. Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila received its sixth consecutive… 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

SITA’s AIRCOM® Cockpit Services to enhance Cebu Pacific Air’s cockpit communications

The airline’s new-generation fleet will be factory-fitted with innovative communications technology. Manila, Philippines, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific Air has selected SITA to support its digital transformation agenda leveraging SITA’s renowned AIRCOM® Cockpit Services integrated with Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) satellite network service. The combined solutions will enhance cockpit communications while delivering greater operational efficiencies on… Read the full press release

KLM expands capacity on European routes to 16 million seats in total

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With direct flights to 167 destinations, KLM is ready for summer. Between 27 March and 29 October, KLM will fly to 96 European and 71 intercontinental destinations, offering excellent choice for business and leisure travellers alike. Europe: increased capacity Demand for air travel is increasing as Covid-19… Read the full press release

Emirates launches daily services to Tel Aviv from 23 June 2022

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has confirmed that it will be commencing daily services to Tel Aviv from 23 June 2022. Emirates will operate its three-class Boeing 777-300ER on the route, featuring eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Business Class and 304 spacious seats in Economy Class…. Read the full press release

Swissport to provide airport ground services and air cargo handling for Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK)

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With recent contract wins in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK), Swissport now supports Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading low-cost airline, in an exclusive partnership at all Japanese stations. Swissport has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling for Cebu Pacific in Japan since 2014. With… Read the full press release

PATA holds successful Hybrid PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2021

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hybrid PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2021 was launched on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, thru both on-ground, in Clark, Philippines, and online formats. The two-day niche event attracted 582 delegates from 53 destinations in attendance including international delegates comprising 56% of the total. With both… Read the full press release

PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2021 to be held on May 26-27

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with the Department of Tourism of the Philippines, will be organising a hybrid PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2021 on May 26-27. “With vaccine rollout plans beginning to take shape across the world, there is new hope in… 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

Philippines’ leading carrier Cebu Pacific enhances Manage Booking portal

​Enables passengers to easily update information online  Pasay City, Philippines, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), enhances Manage Booking portal to allow passengers to easily update their contact information after booking has been finalized. This is available for both passengers who booked online or through a travel agency. “Now more than ever, we have seen how important it is for airlines to have accurate passenger contact information- not only… Read the full press release

Emirates becomes the first airline to operate the world’s largest commercial passenger aircraft A380 to Clark International Airport

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The iconic Emirates A380 made a one-off service to Clark International Airport today (19 August 2020), becoming the first commercial flight, utilizing the iconic aircraft, to operate to the Luzon-based airport. The special A380 service from Dubai to Clark and operating as EK2520, took off from Dubai… Read the full press release

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts Excited To Announce First Luxury Resort Brand In El Nido, Palawan Island Philippines

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of El Nido Beach & Spa Resort HONG KONG, 2020-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of El Nido Beach & Spa Resort. The 96 key pool-villa luxury resort is being developed on the white sandy beaches of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveiled the newest aircraft in its fleet and new destination plans for 2020 at the Kuwait Aviation Show

Eight additional destinations to join the airline’s network in 2020: Nur-Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan; Cebu, Philippines; Accra, Ghana; Trabzon, Turkey; Luanda, Angola; Lyon, France and Siem Reap, Cambodia Award-winning airline displayed its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 alongside its state-of-the-art Gulfstream G500 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in search for 16 new recruits to enter its cadet pilot program

Calling all aspiring pilots! Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier is searching for 16 new recruits to enter its cadet pilot program. Filipino College graduates who are proficient in English, with an average grade of at least 80% or its equivalent in subjects related to Math, Physics and… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific finalizes order for 16 brand-new Airbus A330neo aircraft

CEB fleet revitalized with eight brand-new aircraft deliveries Manila, Philippines, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), the leading carrier in the Philippines, signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for the order of 16 A330 long-range aircraft. The transaction is valued at USD4.8 Billion. The 16 A330neo aircraft are scheduled for delivery between… Read the full press release

PATA announces the ratification of the 2019/2020 PATA Executive Board

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the ratification of the 2019/2020 PATA Executive Board. Dr. Chris Bottrill, Dean of Fine and Applied Arts, and Director, International at Capilano University in North Vancouver, Canada and Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing APAC – TripAdvisor, Hong Kong… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates new service between Doha and Davao, Philippines

Davao is the third destination in the Philippines on Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network Direct return services to Davao will operate once per week by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Davao, Philippines, touched down today (18 June 2019) at Davao… Read the full press release

The Beijing Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau presented at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Beijing Municipal Cultural and Tourism Bureau actively participated at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines from May 9-12. The event included a one-day conference, the UNWTO/PATA Leaders Debate, Executive Board and Board Meetings, Committee Meetings and the 68th Annual General Meeting. The organisation also hosted a dinner for all delegates… Read the full press release

Department of Tourism, Philippines hosted the highly successful PATA Youth Symposium

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at the Radisson Blu Cebu in Cebu, Philippines. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee under the theme ‘Progress with a… Read the full press release

PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines attracted 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations attending the four-day event. Delegates also included local and international students, as well as student chapter representatives, from 21 educational… Read the full press release

The next PATA Youth Symposium will take place in Cebu, Philippines on Thursday, May 9

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, will take place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at the Radisson Blu Cebu in Cebu, Philippines. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee, the Symposium is generously… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific adds Marinduque as its newest domestic destination

Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), today ( APRIL 1, 2019) launches a direct flight to its newest domestic destination, Marinduque. CEB is proud to be the only airline operating flights in and out of the Marinduque Airport through its subsidiary Cebgo. The flights will be… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific launches direct service between Clark and Narita

New Clark-Narita route set to begin August 9, 2019 Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) continues to grow its hub in Clark as it is set to commence operation of its direct service to and from Narita, Japan.  Cebu Pacific will be the first Philippine… Read the full press release

PATA: Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk to speak at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019)

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is proud to announce that Airbnb co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer, and Chairman of Airbnb China, Nathan Blecharczyk has been confirmed to speak at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019).  The event, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, will be taking place from May 9-12 at Radisson… Read the full press release

Mission possible for Milan Malpensa

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SEA Milan attends Asian route development conference in Cebu, Philippines to attract more routes to and from the region.  CEBU, Philippines, 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — “Asia and Australia are key growth regions for Milan,” confides Andrea Tucci, VP Aviation Business Development at SEA, Linate and Malpensa airports operator. “In 2018, we registered 1.2 million direct… 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

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific to recruit candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest” training program to become commercial pilots

Cebu Pacific opens applications for new batch of Cadet Pilots Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Applications are open for a new batch of Cadet Pilots who will be trained to become full-fledged aviators for Cebu Pacific (CEB). CEB will be recruiting 16 candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest”… Read the full press release

Philippines’ leading airline Cebu Pacific to expand its fleet with 12 brand new aircraft in 2019

CEB aims to fly 200 million passengers by 2020 Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), is set to receive 12 brand new aircraft in 2019, to support the carrier’s expansion plans this year. The aircraft deliveries include six Airbus A321neo; five A320neo; and an ATR… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens new Sheraton hotel in Manila, Philippines

Sheraton Hotels Debuts Brand Transformation with New Landmark Property in Manila  Manila, The Philippines, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International continues to expand its portfolio in the Philippines with the opening of the new Sheraton hotel in Manila. The new Sheraton hotel is set to provide a warmly authentic welcome and become the… Read the full press release