Jet Airways offers up to 30% discount in its ‘Happy holidays year-end global sale’

Strengthens domestic and international connectivity via hubs based in Delhi and Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, has introduced 65 additional frequencies on its international and domestic routes starting December 2018, thus, further strengthening its network over its hubs of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline… Read the full press release

Singapore Tourism Board: Merli to appear at six locations across Singapore in celebration of the year-end holiday season

Singapore, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced today (30 November 2018) that Merli – the heart-warming and whimsical illustration of the Merlion, Singapore’s mythical national icon – will be popping up at six locations across Singapore as well as on Instagram and WhatsApp, in celebration of the year-end holiday season…. Read the full press release

Seletar Airport starts operations at its new passenger terminal

SINGAPORE, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Seletar Airport started operations at its new passenger terminal today (19 November 2018). All operations have been transferred from the old terminal, situated at the west of the Seletar aerodrome, to the new one at the east. The new passenger terminal welcomed its first passengers today through the… Read the full press release

Jet Airways introduces 18 additional frequencies on domestic as well as international routes

Launches new non-stop service between Pune and Singapore Strengthens connectivity via hubs after a comprehensive network review Adds 14 additional frequencies to ASEAN and Gulf from hubs at Mumbai & Delhi Mumbai, India, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning December 2018, Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, is all set to strengthen its… Read the full press release

STB names SingEx Venues as the Singapore Expo operator

Singapore, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced today (8 November 2018) the appointment of SingEx Venues Pte Ltd (SingEx) as the operator for the Singapore Expo Convention & Exhibition Centre (Singapore Expo). SingEx’s appointment will run for up to 10 years, starting from January 2019. As the incumbent operator SingEx’s management contract… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces non-stop flights between Singapore and Seattle

Fifth US city in SIA network, and fourth served non-stop from Singapore Announcement coincides with tomorrow’s launch of non-stop Singapore-Los Angeles flights Singapore, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle will become the fifth US city in Singapore Airlines’ route network – and the fourth to be served non-stop from Singapore – when new flights… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore unveils new bar concept – MO BAR

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Singapore has unveiled its new bar concept – MO BAR, a chic new addition to Singapore’s dynamic bar scene. The result of a unique collaboration with award-winning bar developers, Proof & Company, MO BAR is located on the hotel’s fourth floor with floor-to-ceiling views of Marina Bay…. Read the full press release

Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore honored as the Best Serviced Residence at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards and at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury serviced apartment Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore has been honored as the Best Serviced Residence in Asia-Pacific at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards and Best Serviced Residence (Property Level) at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018 respectively. The dual accolades from the two prestigious regional travel… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to deploy its ultramodern A350-1000 equipped with Qsuite on flights to and from Singapore’s Changi Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

Passengers travelling to Singapore can experience the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft from 1 November 2018, and Haneda-bound passengers from 1 January 2019 Singapore is first Southeast Asian city on the airline’s network to receive the A350-1000 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that the world’s most… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group launches new programme that promotes Singapore stopover holiday

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) today (Jul 26, 2018) announced the launch of its ‘Changi Stopovers’ programme, aimed at enticing­­ passengers travelling through Changi Airport to stop over[1] in Singapore and explore the Lion City. The programme provides attractive options for travellers to enjoy a Singapore stopover holiday when they visit… Read the full press release

Tourism in the Asia Pacific: What to expect in 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of Sales for Asia and the Middle East, Michelle Low. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Unsurprisingly, strong economic growth across the Asia Pacific has gone hand in hand with a significant uptick in tourism, both inter-regional and international. In today’s post, I look at some… Read the full press release

Alipay and STB launch joint-marketing initiatives to encourage Chinese tourists to spend with Alipay while in Singapore

Partnership is aimed at increasing Singapore’s destination branding and awareness, driving visitor spend and enhancing STB’s understanding of a key consumer group Singapore, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Alipay, the world’s leading mobile and online payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, together with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), have launched a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group opens Lufthansa Innovation Hub branches in Singapore and Shenzhen (China)

Lufthansa Group opens offshoots of its Lufthansa Innovation Hub in Singapore and Shenzhen (China) on July 1, 2018 First non-Asian airline group with a digitization backbone in Asia’s leading innovation centers for travel and mobility  The aim is to build a sustainable bridge to the Asian market with its massive, dynamic culture of innovation COLOGNE,… Read the full press release

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