JAL Group Unveils FY2024 Summer Schedule Enhancements: Nagoya-Shanghai Route Resumes, Increased Flights to Taipei

(IN SHORT) The JAL Group has revealed updates to its International Flight Plans for the FY2024 Summer Schedule, including the resumption of the Nagoya (Chubu)-Shanghai (Pudong) route after a hiatus of approximately four years, with five flights per week starting from March 31, 2024. Additionally, in response to growing demand from visitors to Japan, flights… Read the full press release

British Airways Celebrates Lunar New Year with Festive Flights and Ground Surprises

Customers in all cabins can enjoy festive menus on flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore this Lunar New Year Colleagues will gift traditional treats in symbolic red envelopes to customers travelling through London Heathrow Terminal 5, with some lucky customers enjoying a surprise upgrade (IN SHORT) British Airways is welcoming the Year of… Read the full press release

Munich Airport Sees Surge in Air Travel Demand, Expanding Routes to Asia in 2024

(IN SHORT) Munich Airport is experiencing a significant rise in air travel demand, evident from the increased number of aircraft movements in its 2024 summer flight schedule. Starting on March 31, nine airlines are planning to operate 107 weekly flights to 14 destinations across East and South Asia, reflecting the growing interest in these regions…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons and Fungseng Prosperity Announce Plans for Luxury Hotel in Shanghai

Combining Shanghai’s historic charm and urban flair, the new Four Seasons Hotel will offer a distinct luxury hospitality experience with modern design, dynamic culinary concepts and resort-style amenities throughout (IN SHORT) Four Seasons, in partnership with Fungseng Prosperity Holdings Limited, has revealed its plans to establish a new luxury hotel in Shanghai, marking a significant… Read the full press release

AirAsia Launches 10 Million FREE* Seats Mega Sale for Travel to Asia, Asia Pacific, and Beyond!

Flights to domestic and international destinations as low as RM23* and RM60, respectively Fly to our long-haul destinations from just RM329* Newly launched routes to China starting from RM299* For booking from now till 19 March 2023 with travel period between 4 September 2023 and 13 Aug 2024 Sepang, Malaysia, 2023-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

AirAsia relaunches seven China destinations for 2023, with plans to increase frequency and strengthen connectivity

Sepang, Malaysia, 2023-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — As AirAsia returns to service stronger than ever post-pandemic, the airline is set to fly even higher with the relaunch of seven international destinations in China. AirAsia Malaysia (AK) is set to restart four China destinations from two hubs – Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu to Macao,… Read the full press release

KLM to Boost Greater China Flights with Increase in Frequency, Subject to Approval

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — From the start of the Summer schedule 2023 on 26 March, KLM is planning to increase the frequency of flights to Greater China in response to the lifting of travel restrictions by the Chinese government. The planned increase is subject to government approval. KLM will operate a… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Increases Flight Frequencies to Chinese Cities, Returning to Pre-COVID Levels in March 2023

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the leading airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that the frequency of its flights to Chinese cities will increase as of February 06, 2023 ultimately returning to the pre-COVID19 levels on March 01, 2023 following the lifting of restrictions by the Government of… Read the full press release

Andaz Brand Makes Debut in Thailand with Opening of Luxurious Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach Resort

The lush and tropical beachfront retreat offers well-traveled explorers and families a welcoming, invigorating destination to reconnect with nature and discover authentic Thai culture Chicago, IL, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 16, 2023) the opening of Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach, marking the debut of the Andaz brand… Read the full press release

Emirates Expands Operations in China Ahead of Lunar New Year, Boosting Connectivity to Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing

Shanghai will initially be served with two weekly flights starting from 20 January 2023 Beijing will be served with a daily non-stop flight starting from 15 March 2023 Emirates’ four weekly flights to Guangzhou will increase to a daily service from 1 February 2023 Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will ramp… Read the full press release

SAS to start two weekly departures from Copenhagen to Shanghai

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is now adding a second departure to Shanghai making it two weekly departures from Copenhagen. Starting December 16th, SAS offers more frequent departures between Copenhagen Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. After operating the second weekly flight for the first time on the 16th of December, SAS will… Read the full press release

Moxy® Hotels launches augmented reality experience in Asia Pacific

Moxy Channels its “Play On” Spirit, Breaking the Boundaries of Multiple Dimensions from the Hotel into the Virtual World BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy® Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, announced today (JULY 12, 2022) the launch of the “Moxy Universe, Play Beyond” augmented reality experience in… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific operated very first commercial flight at the Hong Kong International Airport’s new Third Runway

The landing of freighter flight CX 3251 from Shanghai Pudong was part of the operation familiarisation on the runway Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (July 8 2022) operated the very first commercial flight to land at the new Third Runway of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The… 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

Hyatt Hotels and ANTA Group unveil plans for the first-of-its-kind FILA-branded hotel in Shanghai

A unique expression of life and vitality, FILA HOUSE Shanghai to join the JdV by Hyatt portfolio CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and ANTA Sports Products Co., Ltd. (ANTA Group) announced plans for the first-of-its-kind FILA-branded hotel in Shanghai – FILA HOUSE Shanghai. The hotel will make its mark… 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

Radisson Hotel Tianjin Aqua City officially opened its doors to guests

Shanghai, China, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Tianjin Aqua City has opened its doors, introducing another exciting Radisson branded upscale hotel to one of China’s most important ports. Situated in the heart of Tianjin and directly connected to the Aqua City lifestyle mall, Radisson Hotel Tianjin Aqua City is surrounded by popular… Read the full press release

IATA announces China Eastern Airlines as host of the 78th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit in Shanghai

Boston, Massachusetts, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that China Eastern Airlines will host the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, on 19-21 June 2022. This will be the third time China will host the global gathering of aviation’s… Read the full press release

SAS to serve more than 160 direct routes to 90 destinations this fall

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand for both leisure and business travel increases, SAS continues to expand the number of flights. SAS will be flying more than 160 direct routes to 90 destinations during this fall. SAS increases the flights between the Scandinavian capitals and important destinations in its network to… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in mainland China with the opening of Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD

The Disruptive Hotel Brand Expands to Mainland China with Additional Openings Slated for Shanghai, Nanjing, Shenzhen and Xi’an in the Next Year SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2021-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD (Central Business District) has officially opened its doors today, debuting the Moxy Hotels brand in mainland China. Designed for the young and the… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Shanghai Songjiang

Hyatt Regency Shanghai Songjiang welcomes guests to unwind and connect amidst nature and culture in historic Songjiang district CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (May 29, 2021) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Shanghai Songjiang. Facing Wulong Lake in the heart of the Ecology Business District and surrounded… Read the full press release

MGTO announces Macao Week in Shanghai roadshow from 3 – 7 June

Macao, China, 2021-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As the pandemic situation remains stable, the Macao Special Administrative Region Government has progressively unrolled an array of physical initiatives to promote the destination in Mainland China, including a series of “Macao Weeks”. Among the series, the “Macao Week in Shanghai” roadshow will be held from 3… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces 188-room Alila hotel in Shanghai, China

Alila Shanghai is expected to introduce the luxury brand to Jing’an, Shanghai with an exclusive urban retreat concept SHANGHAI / HONG KONG, CHINA, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt announced today (May 10, 2021) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Fungseng Prosperity Holdings Limited (“Fungseng Prosperity”) to develop… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas to set sail from Shanghai and Hong Kong, China in 2022

First Oasis Class Ship in China to Set Sail on 4- to 9-night Cruises to Japan, Vietnam, South Korea from March 2022 through January 2023 Shanghai, China, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (April 20, 2021) announced that Wonder of the Seas, the latest evolution of the revolutionary Oasis Class, will… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of five UrCove properties in the major gateway cities of Shanghai, Chengdu and Nanjing

The new openings reinforce Hyatt’s commitment to reach China’s underserved upper-midscale segment and strategically grow the Hyatt brand in China CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (December 29, 2020) announced that UrCove, the new hospitality brand developed under a joint venture between Hyatt and BTG Homeinns Hotel Group affiliates, opened its… Read the full press release

SAS resumes services to, from and within Scandinavia over the Holiday Season

SAS is resuming flights on many routes over the Holiday Season to meet demand for travel to, from and within Scandinavia. Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — From mid-December to mid-January, SAS will fly all domestic routes in Norway and Sweden, as well as domestic routes in Denmark except for Billund. SAS continues to… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines returns to China with the resumption of services to Shanghai

From 2 October Austria’s home carrier will fly to Shanghai once a week A Boeing 767 will be used for this route “A second weekly flight to Shanghai is on our wish list”, says board member Andreas Otto Vienna, Austria, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will fly to Shanghai again from 2… Read the full press release

Marriott International celebrates the opening of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South

Situated in an emerging business and leisure destination in Southeast Shanghai, the new hotel sets the stage for an inspiring stay for guests through its signature service and facilities SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (SEPTEMBER 21, 2020) announced the opening of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South, celebrating the seventh… Read the full press release

Air Canada temporarily suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada said today ( Jan. 29, 2020) that following the Government of Canada’s Advisory to avoid non-essential travel to mainland China it is temporarily suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai effective January 30, 2020 until February 29, 2020. Air Canada’s last flights departing Canada will operate today and the return flights will operate from Beijing and Shanghai tomorrow, January 30, 2020. Affected… Read the full press release

SAS suspends all flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The safety of our passengers and employees is our highest priority. After evaluating the situation in China regarding the Coronavirus, SAS has decided to suspend all flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing, as from tomorrow Friday 31st January, until February 9th. SAS will also close sales… Read the full press release