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

Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific expands fleet with its first A321NEO

MANILA, Philippines, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), receives the first of 32 A321NEO (New Engine Option) aircraft ordered directly from Airbus. The new aircraft will support the carrier’s fleet renewal and expansion plans over the next five years. The latest deliver brings the total number of aircraft… Read the full press release

Airbus delivers the first A321neo of Philippines’ largest low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific

HAMBURG, Germany, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific, the largest low-cost carrier in the Philippines has taken delivery of its first A321neo. Cebu Pacific has ordered 32 A321neo aircraft directly from Airbus, and will receive another five A320neo leased from Dublin-based Avolon. These will support the carrier’s expansion and fleet renewal programme. Selected… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific celebrates the launch of non-stop services to Davao City (Philippines), Medan (Indonesia) and, Cape Town (South Africa)

Cathay Pacific celebrates the launch of services to Davao City, Medan and Cape Town as record-breaking year of expansion continues Hong Kong, China, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group’s continuing network growth has been highlighted over the past few weeks by the launch of non-stop services to three new destinations – Davao… Read the full press release

PHILIPPINES: Cebu Pacific updates its NAIA Ticket Office with a cloud-based Queue Management System

Pasay City, Philippines, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has re-opened its organic Ticket Office at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3, installing an automated customer flow management system to create more customer-centric business processes and operations. The new ticket office also incorporates self-booking kiosks and express counters… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces its first property in the Philippines — Rosewood Hermana Mayor, scheduled to open in 2023

Ultra-luxury resort represents the brand’s first Philippines property HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by AquaTerra Hotels and Resorts Development Corporation to manage Rosewood Hermana Mayor, which will open in 2023 as the brand’s first property in the Philippines. The ultra-luxury resort, located on pristine and private Hermana… 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

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific and UNICEF renew partnership for the Change for Good program

UNICEF’s Anne Curtis collects Change for Good aboard Cebu Pacific flight Pasay City, Philippines, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB), the Philippines’ leading airline, and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) renewed their partnership for the Change for Good program. CEB is the first airline partner of UNICEF for Change for Good in… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas celebrates maiden call at Subic Bay and Manila, Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, which is Asia’s largest and most revolutionary, arrived at Subic Bay for the first time today, June 8. She will also be making her maiden call at Manila tomorrow, June 9. This is the largest ever cruise ship to call… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Summer Capital, Baguio City welcomes Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines, 2018-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines Summer Capital, Baguio City, welcomes the first international hotel brand in its ever expanding landscape. Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre proudly brings the Joy of Travel in the country’s most popular mountain retreat. Just like its two other sister hotels in Metro Manila, Holiday Inn… Read the full press release

Cathay Dragon introduces two new services to Davao City, Philippines and Medan, Indonesia

Flights will link Hong Kong with these rapidly growing ASEAN cities for the first time, underlining a year of record expansion for the group HONG KONG, 2018-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group’s network continues to grow from strength to strength with regional airline Cathay Dragon introducing two new services, to Davao City… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels launches new experiential packages for Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines

Hong Kong, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has launched a series of new offers designed for travellers enjoying different occasions across its 16 Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines.  Targeting connoisseurs of culture, entrepreneurial leaders and those looking for a romantic escape, the new packages have… Read the full press release

Oman Air increases baggage allowance on flights from Muscat to India and the Philippines until 15 December 2017

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to start the holiday season early by offering an increased baggage allowance on flights from Muscat to India and the Philippines until 15 December 2017. Oman Air already offers a generous allowance of two bags… Read the full press release

IATA calls on the Philippines to maximize the economic and social benefits that aviation can bring to the country

MANILA, Philippines, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of the Philippines to maximize the economic and social benefits that aviation can bring to the development of the country by (1) addressing airport infrastructure deficiencies in Manila, (2) abandoning proposals for increased taxation on aviation and (3)… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels announces the appointment of Brian Connelly as General Manager of Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, Philippines

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has appointed international hotelier Brian Connelly as General Manager of its deluxe urban resort hotel, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. Connelly brings with him a wealth of experience in various leadership roles spanning over 38 years with prominent hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific, Middle East and… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Places Order for Additional A321CEO Planes and Defers A321NEO Deliveries

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) has placed an order with Airbus for an additional seven A321CEO (Current Engine Option) aircraft, for delivery from March 2018. The aircraft will meet the airline’s increased capacity requirements pending the start of delivery of 32 A321NEO aircraft, which… Read the full press release

6th edition of the UNWTO International Conference on Statistics to be held in the Philippines, June 21-24, 2017

MADRID, Spain, 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Policy leaders, statisticians, academicians and private sector will convene in Manila, The Philippines, next June 2017 (21-24), to discuss new methodologies to measure the full impacts of tourism. The 6th edition of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) International Conference on Statistics, an official event of the International Year… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Air signs component support contract with AFI KLM E&M for its Airbus A320 fleet

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), has announced a special promo exclusively for our valued guests in the Middle East. Starting February 13 to July 31, 2017, all passengers originating from Doha, Dubai, Kuwait and Riyadh travelling to Manila with pre-purchased baggage allowance of 40… Read the full press release