Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas returns in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020

Royal Caribbean Deepens Commitment to the Region with 30 percent Capacity Increase and Ship Revitalisation SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today announced that its Asia’s largest and most revolutionary ship, Quantum of the Seas, will be back in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020 – the cruise… Read the full press release

Qantas, Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group announce partnership to boost number of people travelling through Singapore

Sydney/Singapore, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Changi Airport Group (CAG) today (13 March 2018) announced a S$5 million partnership to promote Singapore as a destination and a connecting gateway to Asia, Europe and Australia. With the return of Qantas’ Sydney-London services via Singapore from 25 March, the three-year tripartite… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines, DFASS and SATS partner in travel-related retail operations in Singapore

JV will transform SIA’s ‘KrisShop’ and Scoot’s ‘Scootalogue’ programmes into omni-channel e-commerce platforms SIA to hold 70% stake; DFASS and SATS to each hold 15% DFASS to be exclusive supplier of the JV SATS to manage on-board fulfilment Singapore, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA), DFASS and SATS have agreed to establish… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to commence Boeing 787-10 service between Singapore and Perth in May 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth will become the second scheduled destination to be served by Singapore Airlines’ new Boeing 787-10 fleet. Flights are expected to commence in May 2018, subject to regulatory approvals, initially on one of the Airline’s four daily flights between Singapore and Perth. The 787-10s will feature Singapore Airlines’… Read the full press release

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore   Geneva, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC)… Read the full press release

IATA moves to a larger office including a Global Delivery Center in Singapore

Singapore, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is growing its presence in Singapore with the move to a larger office that is able to accommodate 40% more employees, including a Global Delivery Center (GDC). “2018 marks IATA’s 49th year in Singapore. From a small office in 1969, today Singapore is… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces new service connecting Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (24 January 2018) announced that it will introduce a new service that will connect Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. The new service will be introduced as part of a restructuring of existing Singapore-Canberra-Wellington flights, which will see the Canberra-Wellington flights… Read the full press release

Singapore wins the bid to host the Rotary International Convention in 2024

SINGAPORE, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore has won the provisional bid to host the Rotary International Convention in 2024, which is set to be the largest association congress ever hosted by the Republic.  More than 25,000 Rotary members from around the world are expected to converge on Singapore to connect, engage and share… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline ever to fly Airbus A350 to the Maldives

Award-winning airline launches its Airbus A350 starting 31 October Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move that makes history, Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it is the first airline ever to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to unveil a spacious new signature lounge at the brand new Terminal 4 at Singapore’s Changi Airport

Airline will be the first to operate from Terminal 4 at Changi Airport, where it will unveil a spacious new signature lounge HONG KONG, 2017-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — An innovative and seamless travel experience, in addition to a spectacular and spacious lounge, is what Cathay Pacific customers can look forward to when the brand… Read the full press release

Singapore Tourism Board: Singapore will continue to host the FIA Formula 1 World Championship from 2018 to 2021

SINGAPORE, 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore GP Pte Ltd and Singapore Tourism Board today announced that they will continue to host the FIA Formula 1 World Championship for four more years from 2018 to 2021. The announcement comes against the background of a year-to-date 19% increase in ticket sales, with the weekend sales still to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa will reinstate the connection from Munich to Singapore in 2018

Initial flight on 27 March 2018 Fly non-stop with the world’s most state-of-the-art aircraft to the Southeast Asian metropolis from EUR 599 Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — At the start of the upcoming summer flight plan, Lufthansa will reinstate the connection from Munich to Singapore. The A350-900 will take off five times a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Chinese New Year with a special Spring Festival inspired on-board menu

Festival menu draws inspiration from the Year of the Rooster to deliver delicious dishes on board and in Qatar Airways’ lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ —Qatar Airways is celebrating one of the most important annual events in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year, by serving a special Spring Festival inspired menu on… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines adds its ‘SQ’ designator code to Air Mauritius-operated flights between Singapore and Mauritius

SINGAPORE, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and Air Mauritius have signed a codeshare agreement to provide customers more choice and convenience when travelling to Mauritius. Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Air Mauritius-operated flights between Singapore and Mauritius. Air Mauritius currently operates three flights per week… Read the full press release

Singapore Changi Airport’s passenger traffic grew 0.3% on-year in February 2015, with 4.12 million passengers passing through the airport

SINGAPORE, 2015-4-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger traffic at Singapore Changi Airport grew 0.3% on-year in February 2015, with 4.12 million passengers passing through the airport. There was a 7.3% increase in airfreight movements to 136,000 tonnes of cargo processed during the month. Aircraft movements decreased by 1.0% to 26,490. The Lunar New Year holidays… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group announces their latest signing in Singapore with the OUE Group for a new 243-room extension to Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

SINGAPORE, 2014-12-9 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announces their latest signing in Singapore with the OUE Group, a leading diversified real estate owner, developer and operator, for a new 243-room extension to Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. The management agreement increases the business hotel’s room count by more than 75 percent… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotel Group named ‘Best Hotel Representation Company’ by the TTG Travel Awards for the third consecutive year

SINGAPORE, 2014-10-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotel Group, a family-owned company that provides sales, marketing, and distribution services to independent hotels and resorts around the world, has been named ‘Best Hotel Representation Company’ by the TTG Travel Awards for the third consecutive year. “We are honored that our industry peers have again recognized… Read the full press release

Agoda.com announces its great list of hotel specials for the Great Singapore Sale

SINGAPORE, 2014-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is offering superb deals on hotels during the Great Singapore Sale, the island nation’s annual shopping festival that sees across-the-board specials on everything from food to makeup to jewelry. What started 20 years ago… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways adds Boeing 787 Dreamliner to its existing fleet on its Singapore-Doha route

First Route In The Airline’s Southeast Asia Network To Operate The 787 Aircraft Qatar Airways’ 787 Aircraft On Static Display At Singapore Airshow 2014 From 11 to 14 February Doha, QATAR, 2014-2-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways has announced that, commencing 31 March, 2014, it will be operating a Boeing 787 Dreamliner alongside its existing fleet of… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

Singapore, 2013-12-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) have signed their first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at boosting tourist arrivals into Japan from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This is in line with SIA’s commitment to continue to develop air travel to Japan. SIA started flying to Japan in… Read the full press release

Changi Airport announced the final sixth lucky shopper for the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ 2013

Singapore, 2013-12-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — The sixth and final lucky shopper at Changi Airport to qualify as a grand draw finalist for the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ 2013 is a 34-year-old relationship manager from Singapore. Ms Thum Pei Xing joins five other finalists to be in the running for the windfall of S$1 million in cash… Read the full press release

Travel professionals gathered at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok for the first PATAcademy-HCD, December 11-14

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Twenty-five rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather today for the first PATAcademy-HCD on December 11-14, 2013 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok. The PATAcademy demonstrates PATA’s next generation commitment to lifetime Human Capital Development (HCD). Twenty-five rising stars nominated by their organisations, with, on average, five years’ work… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to use its refitted 777-200ER aircraft on Christchurch-Singapore route

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2013-12-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travellers flying out of Christchurch on Singapore Airlines are about to enjoy even more luxury. The airline has today announced it will use its refitted 777-200ER aircraft on the route from early February, with upgraded seats and cabin interiors meaning more space and comfort. Christchurch Airport CEO Jim Boult says… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to integrate website bookings with Google Now

Singapore, 2013-12-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Imagine having easy access to the latest information on your upcoming travel, such as your flight status, and traffic and weather conditions for your destination. This is now possible with an initiative by Singapore Airlines to integrate website bookings with Google Now. Google Now provides you with the right information at the… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines expanded codeshare agreement with Ethiopian Airlines

Singapore, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — From 3 December 2013, Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines customers will be able to enjoy seamless travel to more destinations as a result of an expanded codeshare agreement between the Star Alliance partners. Under the agreement, codesharing will be expanded to Ethiopian Airlines-operated flights between Singapore and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, via… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore and Regent Singapore celebrate 21 years of supporting cancer research through their annual run, Run For Hope

Singapore, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Singapore and Regent Singapore (A Four Seasons Hotel) are celebrating 21 years of supporting cancer research through their annual run, Run For Hope, which will take place on Sunday, November 17, 2013. This year, the two Four Seasons hotels are offering attractive accommodation and event participation packages to draw more participants from around the region to… 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

Air France to operate new daily service to Jakarta as continuation of its Singapore flight

Starting 30 March 2014, Air France will operate a new daily service to Jakarta, as a continuation of the Singapore flight, on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. France, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Flights will be operated by Boeing 777-300 equipped with 303 seats, including 8 in the La Première cabin, 67 in Business, 28 in Premium Economy… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announced capacity and frequency increases regionally and new destinations internationally

2013-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Subang, 20 September 2013: Malaysia Airlines is on an expansion mode with capacity and frequency increases regionally and new destinations internationally. “In the recent weeks, we launched flights to Dubai and Kochi and increased capacity and frequencies to Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) and Medan (Indonesia). Soon, we will be flying more often to… Read the full press release