Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines expand codeshare partnership

Passengers will benefit from seamless connections and superior inflight service to 96 combined destinations around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines unveil the roadmap outlining the next phase of their strategic partnership, following Malaysia Airlines’ announcement to launch a non-stop service from Kuala Lumpur to Doha… Read the full press release

Qantas and Jetstar to operate new direct routes to India and Korea

Qantas to launch new direct route between Sydney and Bengaluru (Bangalore) in southern India. Planned codeshare agreement with India’s largest domestic airline, IndiGo, to provide direct connections to 50 cities; new free trade agreement expected to strengthen demand. Qantas and Jetstar to both launch new direct flights between Sydney and Seoul. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Apr-12 —… Read the full press release

Finavia airports offers more than 130 destinations in Europe, America and Asia this summer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights are resuming at both Helsinki Airport and regional airports after the pandemic. In the summer, there will be direct flights from Finavia airports to more than 130 destinations. “There will be new destinations for the summer, as well as flights to familiar cities and beaches in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul welcomes Marco Erba as new head chef of Italian restaurant, Boccalino

Seoul, Korea, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has appointed Marco Erba as the new head chef of Boccalino, an Italian restaurant located on the second floor.  By welcoming a chef with extensive global culinary experience, the Hotel is aiming to enhance its menu quality and expand the usage of premium products, as well as interactions… 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

Finnair suspends flights in Russian airspace for one week

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair joins many other European airlines and suspends its flights in Russian airspace for one week. With this action, Finnair prepares for the possible upcoming regulatory changes. Finnair cancels its passenger and/or cargo flights to Seoul, Osaka, Tokyo, Shanghai and Guangzhou in Asia and to Moscow and… Read the full press release

Award winning bartenders from Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in the Asia Pacific region team up to present a curated menu of special cocktails

Poured by Four Seasons sees award winning bartenders from Four Seasons hotels in Singapore, Tokyo, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul and Hong Kong present a curated menu of special cocktails from February 17 to March 3 at BKK Social Club Bangkok, Thailand, 2022-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Bartenders from Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in the… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive expands its fleet with three Gulfstream G650ER aircraft

Latest delivery brings the total number of Gulfstream G650ER aircraft in the private jet charter division fleet to 11  DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is excited to announce it has taken delivery of a further three Gulfstream G650ER aircraft, reaffirming its position as the largest owner-operator of the ultramodern jet,… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection enters the South Korea market with the opening of Josun Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seoul Gangnam

With a legacy of more than 100 years, Josun Palace showcases a unique heritage-inspired design with modernistic influences, indigenous experiences and impeccable service in one of Seoul’s most upscale neighborhoods SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, 2021-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, celebrates its brand debut… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul introduces virtual and hybrid meeting packages

Seoul, Korea, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With virtual and hybrid meetings now the new normal, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul leads the way with three different packages that combine impeccable service and stunning surroundings with the latest high end audio visual. The packages allow meeting hosts to create effective online meetings, conferences and events – complete… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul celebrates its fifth anniversary with special anniversary package

Seoul, Korea, 2020-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Opened in 2015, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is recognised as one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. Over the past five years, the Hhotel has won numerous accolades and recognition, including Forbes Travel Guide Five Star rating, Michelin Guide one star at Yu Yuan, the World’s Top 50 bars, and more…. Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomed inaugural LOT Polish Airlines service to Seoul

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (2019.09.23), LOT Polish Airlines took off on its first scheduled flight from Budapest to Seoul. From now on, state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be operating this route regularly, three times a week. It is the first long-haul service to be launched by LOT to Asia from outside… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Andaz Seoul Gangnam in the heart of the South Korean capital

Bridging modern living and senses of local culture, the property marks the fifth Hyatt-branded hotel in South Korea CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (September 9, 2019) that Andaz Seoul Gangnam has opened in the heart of the South Korean capital, marking the Andaz brand’s entry into the country. The Andaz name –… Read the full press release

Agoda launches Travel Guides to help people travel easier

Asia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Nature, Beaches, Food & Drink, Landmarks and Culture are the five top global reasons to travel, according to new research from Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel companies. Whether travelers are looking for nature or attractions, gastronomy or culture, now with Agoda Travel Guides they can easily research… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes LOT’s new non-stop long-haul flights to Seoul starting September 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT has been consistently expanding its network of connections from Budapest. On 22 September 2019 LOT is going to launch non-stop long-haul flights to Seoul and on 30 March next year LOT is going to launch six new destinations, including Sofia, Prague, Belgrade, Stuttgart, Bucharest and Brussels, thereby… Read the full press release

Seoul hosts the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit

Seoul, Korea, 2019-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit (WATS). Hosted by Korean Air, and held for the first time in the… Read the full press release

Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list

Seoul, Korea, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has been named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list. Only three bars in Korea were recognised on the prestigious list with Charles H. receiving the highest ranking voted by an Academy of more than 200 drinks industry… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Sébastien Ganry as its new Director of Food and Beverage

Seoul, Korea, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Sébastien Ganry as its new Director of Food and Beverage. Sébastien will oversee all daily operations and management work of the Hotel’s eight distinct restaurants and bars as well as its sizeable banquet operations, including the opening of the Hotel’s new contemporary Japanese restaurant Akira Back this coming… Read the full press release

Chef Akira Back to open a new contemporary Japanese restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Seoul, Korea, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is set to open a new contemporary Japanese restaurant, Akira Back, this March. Akira Back at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul will be a stylish 12th floor destination that will take diners on an unforgettable culinary journey showcasing celebrity chef Akira Back’s award-winning modern Japanese fare with… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul names Alejandro Bernabé as the new General Manager

Seoul, Korea, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul welcomes Alejandro Bernabé as the new General Manager of the iconic luxury hotel located in the beating heart of Seoul. Bernabé will oversee all operational facets of the property, continuing to evolve the vision of the Hotel and ensuring its continued success in creating unparalleled, world-class hospitality… Read the full press release

Korean low-cost carrier Jeju Air orders up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Deal is largest ever order from a Korean low-cost carrier; includes 40 firm orders and 10 options Airline says 737 MAX 8 is ideal airplane to grow and meet rising passenger demand SEOUL,South Korea, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Jeju Air announced the airline is ordering 40 737 MAX 8 airplanes with options… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo helps deliver lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul to countries in Africa

Dubai/ Seoul, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline and the world’s largest international cargo airline has helped deliver lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul to several countries in Africa. Since 2015, the air cargo carrier has transported over 800,000 units of malaria tester kits and other associated equipment… Read the full press release

Massport welcomes new nonstop Korean Air service from Seoul to Boston

BOSTON, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Korean Air and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today (August 06, 2018) announced new nonstop service from Seoul, Republic of Korea (known as South Korea) to Boston, to begin in the spring of 2019. Korean Air is the flag carrier of South Korea and the country’s largest airline based on fleet… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Andaz Gangnam, Seoul expected to open in 2019

Andaz Gangnam, Seoul to Open as First Andaz Hotel in South Korea, Fourth in Asia CHICAGO, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(August 6, 2018) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into agreements with KT Estate Inc. and Hotel I-Park Co., Ltd. for the development of an Andaz hotel… Read the full press release

7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism, 16-19 September 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus of the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism (16-19 September 2018) in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The Summit aims to set out a vision looking to 2030 for this rapidly-growing tourism segment…. Read the full press release

Novotel opens in the heart of Seoul’s shopping district

Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun is the first Novotel Hotels & Residences located in the heart of Seoul’s shopping district Paris, France, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Featuring 523 rooms that boast the latest state-of the-art digital facilities and design by Novotel, the hotel is located within close proximity to major historical sites including Heunginjimun, one of… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels opens its second property in Seoul — RYSE in Hongdae

Seoul, South Korea, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, today (06/07/2018 ) announced the opening of RYSE in Hongdae, the neighborhood known to be a creative trendsetters in Seoul.  RYSE is the second Autograph Collection hotel in Seoul and joins the brand’s diverse portfolio… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Jaeyoung Lee as new Executive Chef

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Jaeyoung Lee as new Executive Chef   Seoul, Korea, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Jaeyoung Lee as new Executive Chef. Jaeyoung is the first Korean Executive Chef in Four Seasons history and will lead the culinary operation of the Hotel’s extensive dining offerings with seven… Read the full press release

The Philippines’ leading low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific launched Manila-Dubai route

Manila, Philippines, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Philippines’ leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) sent off its first long-haul flight at 4:40pm today. The daily non-stop 9-hour Manila-Dubai service serves as a milestone for the airline that has made its mark in short-haul regional and domestic operations. CEB President and CEO Lance Gokongwei said during the flight… Read the full press release

IATA calls for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure aviation connectivity in Australia

Sydney, 2013-07-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure the continued development of aviation connectivity in Australia. “Aviation has always played a key role in Australia. It binds the continent together and connects the island to its major trading partners.  Combined… Read the full press release