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

Singapore Changi Airport announced it 4.54 million passengers in July 2013, up 4% YoY

SINGAPORE, 2013-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Changi Airport handled some 4.54 million passenger movements in July 2013, an increase of 4.0% compared to a year ago.  Air traffic movements for the month also grew by 6.9%, with 29,000 landings and take-offs recorded at Changi.  Airfreight movements increased by 1.1% on-year, with 160,000 tonnes of cargo passing… Read the full press release

Experience pure comfort and sheer luxury with the Sail Away package for discerning well-heeled travellers at Mandarin Oriental Singapore

Hong Kong, 2013-08-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Set sail with an indulgent Sail Away room package designed for discerning well-heeled travellers at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore.Experience pure comfort and sheer luxury with the Sail Away package, which includes luxurious accommodation, world-class dining and pampering spa treats, plus a leisurely cruising day on a private charter yacht along Singapore’s coastline.Priced… Read the full press release

Ms Giam Hui Geok is the 2nd finalist for Changi Airport’s ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ 2013 Grand Draw

SINGAPORE, 2013-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The second lucky shopper at Changi Airport to emerge as the next finalist for its annual ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ 2013 Grand Draw is a merchandising manager from Singapore, Ms Giam Hui Geok. Ms Giam, 47, was on her way home from a business trip to China, where upon her arrival… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group Singapore unveils concept plans for an iconic mixed-use complex

Redevelopment of T1 car park among Changi Airport’s key infrastructure projects to grow capacity and enhance its attractiveness as a global aviation hub SINGAPORE, 2013-08-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) released today its concept plans for an iconic mixed-use complex to enhance Changi Airport’s offerings and strengthen its position as an international air hub…. Read the full press release

Russian engineer Valeriy Val’Chun is Changi Airport’s first lucky shopper to qualify for the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ 2013 Grand Draw

SINGAPORE, 2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — A Russian engineer has become Changi Airport’s first lucky shopper to qualify for the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ 2013 Grand Draw – Changi Airport Group’s (CAG) fourth run of its biggest retail promotion, boasting Singapore’s biggest prize-purse of S$1million. Mr Valeriy Val’Chun, 52, was transiting via Changi Airport on his way… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group opened the first ever Holiday Inn Express in Singapore on Orchard Road

Singapore, 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)has opened the first ever Holiday Inn Express in Singapore, located in the heart of the country’s vibrant shopping district and entertainment hub, Orchard Road. Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road is the first of two Holiday Inn Express hotels planned for Singapore during the brand’s rapid expansion across South East Asia…. Read the full press release

Agoda.com gears up Singapore’s event of the year – the world-famous Singapore Grand Prix

2013-07-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is gearing up for one of Singapore’s most exciting, loudest and certainly fastest event of the year – the world-famous Singapore Grand Prix. On September 20, 21 and 22 this year, Singapore’s streets will close down to allow some… Read the full press release

Singapore Changi Airport unveiled its latest themed garden

SINGAPORE, 2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Changi Airport unveiled today its latest themed garden that boasts a dramatic display of vibrant colours and interactive technology – a first for Changi Airport, which has pioneered the concept of airport gardens since its opening in 1981. Located within Terminal 2’s Departure Transit Mall, the new ‘Enchanted Garden’ –… Read the full press release