Qatar Airways announces resumption of services to Qassim, Saudi Arabia

The national carrier of the state of Qatar will operate more than 100 weekly flights to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  Passengers flying from Qassim and Riyadh will benefit from the airline’s international network of more than 150 destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas  DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways will… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the opening of Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel

Brussels/Riyadh, 2022-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the opening of Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel, the luxury lifestyle brand’s second hotel in the city. The hotel’s name comes from its distinct Mansard roofline, designed as an homage to the signature Parisian Haussmann style of the mid 1800s,… Read the full press release

flydubai announces resumption of services to Abha in Saudi Arabia

The Dubai-based carrier resumes flights to Abha in Saudi Arabia from 23 June with a daily service The carrier grows its network to more than 100 destinations served by a fleet of 64 Boeing 737 aircraft Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today (03 June… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways teams up with flydubai, Kuwait Airways, Oman Air and Saudia to connect match ticket holders to Doha via Match Day Shuttle flights

Scheduled Match Day Shuttle services will provide fans a convenient 24-hour experience, from Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE GCC national carriers poised to be exclusive Match Day Shuttle airlines during the tournament period DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of the commitment to make the first ever FIFA World Cup… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut Ritz-Carlton Reserve brand off the west coast of Saudi Arabia in 2023

Part of Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea destination, this Private Sanctuary will Deliver Transformative and Immersive Guest Experiences RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 2022-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (MAY 23, 2022) announced it has signed an agreement with The Red Sea Development Company to debut its distinguished Ritz-Carlton Reserve brand off the west… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces Rosewood Red Sea, set to be one of Saudi Arabia’s top cultural and lifestyle destinations

The ultra-luxury hospitality and lifestyle brand announces new hotel project in Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2022-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by The Red Sea Development Company to manage Rosewood Red Sea, opening as part of phase one of the multi-complex The Red Sea development. Located along… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of 180-room luxury wellness resort, Miraval The Red Sea

Miraval The Red Sea will guide guests on a wellness journey in the Middle East CHICAGO, IL, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (May 18, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with The Red Sea Development Company for Miraval The Red Sea, a 180-room… Read the full press release

flydubai resumes operations to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia

The Dubai-based carrier resumes flights to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia from 09 May with five flights a week The resumption of flights to Ha’il and Tabuk sees flydubai’s network in Saudi Arabia grow to ten points Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ —flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today (21… Read the full press release

NETCOM becomes the newest Affiliate Member of UNWTO

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed NETCOM, a leader in communications and digital advertising, into its growing network of Affiliate Members. Affiliate Members are drawn from every part of the diverse tourism sector, with businesses, civil society, destinations and academia all represented. Through this network, UNWTO guides the development and growth… Read the full press release

UNWTO has successfully celebrated the 48th session of its Regional Commission for the Middle East

Middle East, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Returning to Egypt for the third time since 2018, the Commission addressed the pressing challenges faced by tourism and looked to the future as the sector’s recovery gathers pace across the region. According to the latest UNWTO data, international arrivals to destinations in the Middle East were 52%… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces plans for Four Seasons Hotel Diriyah, Saudi Arabia

The Hotel will be part of the expansive Diriyah development, soon to become an international cultural and lifestyle destination inspired by the heritage of Saudi Arabia Toronto, Canada, 2022-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading luxury hospitality companies, and Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA), the developers of… 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

Deutsche Hospitality announces signing of to Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels projects in Saudi Arabia

Focus on Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In the presence of His Excellency Ahmed Al-Khateeb, Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Fund. The Tourism Development Fund (TDF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deutsche Hospitality, the umbrella… Read the full press release

Marriott International to develop two new luxury hotels in Saudi Arabia: The St. Regis Riyadh and The Jeddah EDITION

The St. Regis Riyadh and The Jeddah EDITION are anticipated to open in prime city locations RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (DECEMBER 6, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Sela Sport Company to develop two new luxury hotels in Saudi Arabia. Slated to open in 2022,… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of 430-room Grand Hyatt hotel on Shaura Island, Saudi Arabia

Grand Hyatt The Red Sea will form part of one of the world’s most ambitious tourism projects CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 27, 2021) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with The Red Sea Development Company for a 430-room Grand Hyatt… Read the full press release

UNWTO and NEOM partner for a new initiative focused on the future of tourism in Saudi Arabia

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘Tourism Experiences of the Future’ challenge will source innovative ideas and disruptive business models related to the tourism needs of the future, in line with growing demand for new experiences. All proposals must be aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and should include the introduction or adaptation of… Read the full press release

Emirates will be offering extra baggage for travel to Beirut

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move to support its Lebanese customers, communities and diaspora around the world, Emirates will be offering extra baggage for travel to Beirut from around its network, starting this week until 30 September 2021*. With Lebanon experiencing a severe shortage of essential goods and medicines, Emirates customers… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s acceptance of IATA Travel Pass

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2021-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the decision of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to accept IATA Travel Pass to confirm pre-departure COVID-19 test results for departing and arriving passengers starting 30th of September 2021. Eventually this… Read the full press release

IHG announces plans of opening at least 7 hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The latest signing is aligned with IHG’s strategy to expand presence in the Kingdom, in line with Saudi Vision 2030 Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with RIVA Development Company via… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces multi-project agreement with Al Saedan Group for new hotels across Saudi Arabia

Anticipated new hotels include the debut of Renaissance Hotels in the Kingdom, the world’s largest Aloft Hotel, and a Courtyard by Marriott in Makkah BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (MARCH 23, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Al Saedan Group, a leading real estate… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The opening marks the first Grand Hyatt branded hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today ((January 17, 2021)) the opening of Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—the first Grand Hyatt hotel in the Kingdom…. Read the full press release

Swissport adds Al-Qassim International Airport, Saudi Arabia to its growing network in the Middle East

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International has added Al-Qassim to its growing network in the Middle East. Last week, a first flight of Pakistan International Airlines has been handled successfully at Prince Naïf Bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) in Central Saudi Arabia. With the handling of a first Pakistan International Airlines… Read the full press release

KLM expands its network with new services to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From 28 September 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will adjust the schedule for flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the Gulf States in the Middle East. KLM will also expand its network with the opening of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is an entirely new destination for… Read the full press release

COVID-19: IATA calls for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector. IATA estimates that revenues generated by airlines in the Saudi… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland announces new weekly service with 18 megaships linking to Asia, including Saudi Arabia

Eighteen megaships call weekly, first-ever direct link to Middle East Oakland, Calif., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A sprawling vessel service begins this week with 18 megaships linking the Port of Oakland to Asia, including Saudi Arabia.  A highlight of the new service: the first-ever direct link between Oakland and the Middle East. The Port said today… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Grand Hyatt branded hotel in the Holy City of Makkah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The 756-room property will mark the first hotel under the Grand Hyatt brand in the Holy City of Makkah CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 1, 2020) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Umm Alqura for development and construction of a Grand… Read the full press release

AnadoluJet offers international flights at prices starting at 1 USD

Istanbul, Turkey, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Turkish Airlines’ successful brand AnadoluJet will offer the opportunity to fly to abroad at prices starting at 1 USD with its new international flights starting on 29 March 2020 from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Ankara Esenboğa airports. Adding Germany, Austria, Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Belgium, Denmark,… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the Radisson Riyadh Airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Due to open in Q4 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of Radisson Riyadh Airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As one of the fastest growing companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the newest addition brings the group’s portfolio to over 45 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments in… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo marks the 30th anniversary of its operations to the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates is marking the 30th anniversary of its operations to the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since February 1990, the air cargo carrier has played an important role in facilitating exports and imports of cargo between Riyadh and the rest… Read the full press release

IHG announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Expands footprint across luxury and midscale categories  Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further strengthening its foothold in the luxury segment in KSA, IHG has signed a management agreement for… Read the full press release