Royal Caribbean announces new season of Australian domestic sailings on board Ovation of the Seas

As international travel restrictions remain in place, Royal Caribbean is hopeful that a pathway will soon be established to resume cruising locally SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2021-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today (Aug. 4, 2021) announced a new season of Australian domestic sailings on board returning favourite Ovation of the Seas. Ovation will sail from Sydney 13… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches direct flights from Brisbane to Proserpine

WHITSUNDAY COAST, AUSTRALIA, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Queenslanders will have more travel options to the world-famous Whitsundays with QantasLink launching direct flights from Brisbane to the Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) for the first time in seven years. From 17 September 2021, QantasLink will operate up to seven weekly return flights between Proserpine and Brisbane with… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the first airline to trial COVID-19 vaccine authentication through IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ Mobile App

Expanded trial will enable travellers to Doha to share their Qatar issued vaccination certificate via their mobile with the airline and authorities in a more safe, seamless and secure way Trial will be rolled out in phases, beginning with cabin crew travelling from Kuwait, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris  and Sydney DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 —… Read the full press release

dnata and the Philippines’ largest carrier Cebu Pacific Air expand partnership in the Asia Pacific region

dnata awarded multi-year contracts in Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore Singapore/Melbourne, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a global leading air services provider, and Cebu Pacific Air (CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, have expanded their long-standing partnership in the Asia Pacific region. In addition to the multi-year extension of an existing contract at Sydney Airport… Read the full press release

IHG announces Hotel Indigo Sydney Centre scheduled to open in 2025

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The huge momentum behind IHG’s Hotel Indigo brand in Australasia continues with the signing of a new agreement with City Tattersalls Club (CTC) in Sydney. Scheduled to open in 2025, Hotel Indigo Sydney Centre will sit atop the iconic Club’s premises in a newly renovated, 49-story… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for Qantas in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has been appointed by Qantas as its preferred partner for ground services at Australia’s busiest airports in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as Canberra Airport, which serves the nation’s capital. The 5-year agreement was reached after a rigorous tender process and will cover up to 70,000… Read the full press release

Qantas launches three new routes between Tasmania and the mainland

Launceston, Australia, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will today (4 DECEMBER 2020) begin flying three new routes between Tasmania and the mainland to meet strong demand for domestic travel. Flights from Hobart to Brisbane will operate up to five days per week. QF1576 to Brisbane will depart at 2.30pm this afternoon. Flights from Hobart to Canberra will operate three days per… Read the full press release

Conquest’s hotels in Burwood and Parramatta rebrand as Crowne Plaza Sydney Burwood and Holiday Inn & Suites Parramatta Marsden Street

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Conquest’s hotels in Burwood and Parramatta join the rapidly-growing IHG® family today (01 DECEMBER 2020), rebranding and opening their doors under the world-class Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn brands respectively. Conquest’s award-winning hotel in Burwood, which has been open for less than a year as an… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways increased weekly freighter services to up to 10 flights per week

Nadi, Fiji, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways has increased its weekly freighter services to up to 10 flights per week. Freighter services between Nadi and Auckland have increased to up to 3 flights per week, while freighter services between Nadi-Sydney and Nadi-Los Angeles operate up to twice a week. Weekly freighter services… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways resumes services to Adelaide

Starting 16 August 2020 the airline will operate two-weekly flights to Adelaide with connections to more than 35 destinations across Africa, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and South Asia Australia is a strategically important market for Qatar Airways with the airline never stopping services to Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and launching new flights to… Read the full press release

W Hotels to showcase its first-ever float in the 2020 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade

W inspires travelers to celebrate equality with first-ever Sydney parade float SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Whoever you are, wherever you are, you’re welcome at W Hotels. With inclusiveness at the heart of W since it debuted over 20 years ago, the global, trailblazing lifestyle hotel brand is teaming up with Australia’s… Read the full press release

Mode Kitchen & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney awarded a Chef’s Hat by Australian Good Food Guide

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Mode Kitchen & Bar, located on the ground floor of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has been awarded a Chef’s Hat by Australian Good Food Guide (AGFG). Australian Good Food Guide Chef’s Hats have been awarded to discerning chefs around the country since 1982. These awards are the result of careful deliberation by a… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches flights between Mildura and Sydney

New Mildura to Sydney route to begin 29 March 2020 Introduction of three more weekly flights between Bendigo and Sydney These routes estimated to boost spending in regional Victoria by more than $3 million each year Sale fares for Mildura-Sydney available from $179 one-way Mildura, Australia, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink will launch flights… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport, Munich International Airport, Sydney Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport join the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking

Toronto, Sydney, Munich and Hong Kong sign Buckingham Palace Declaration Montreal, Canada, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Executive representatives from Hong Kong International Airport, Munich International Airport, Sydney Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport have pledged their commitment to join the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking by signing the  United for Wildlife (UFW) Transport Taskforce Buckingham… Read the full press release

Qantas kicks off 12 months of centenary celebrations with a non-stop London to Sydney flight

Project Sunrise research flight direct from London to Sydney lands after 19 hours and 19 minutes Qantas announces Centenary program to celebrate 100 years of the flying kangaroo Royal Australian Mint unveils commemorative $1 centenary coin Qantas exhibition to visit a number of cities across Australia Sydney, Australia, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has kicked… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels announces the opening of its fourth Vibe Hotel in the Sydney CBD — the Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour

New South Wales, Australia, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — What do you get when Manhattan design chic meets Sydney style?  TFE Hotels will throw open the doors on its fourth Vibe Hotel in the Sydney CBD next week with the arrival of the Vibe Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour onto the CBD’s accommodation scene. This new Vibe Hotel… Read the full press release

Hilton Sydney names Chef Michael ‘Miko’ Aspiras as Executive Pastry Chef

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Sydney has announced the appointment of Chef Michael ‘Miko’ Aspiras as Executive Pastry Chef. The passionate Chef Miko commenced his job at the hotel in Sydney’s CBD in August 2019. Chef Miko began his career more than 12 years ago learning the trade at the highly esteemed EDSA… Read the full press release

With The Lure Of High Threadcount Sheets After A Day Trekking, Luxury Travel Blogger THE BOUTIQUE ADVENTURER Champions Chic Solo Explorations

LONDON, 2019-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based Australian, Amanda O’Brien, aka The Boutique Adventurer has found her niche.  With an 800% increase in followers in two short years¹, The Boutique Adventurer is delivering to an enthusiastic and growing number of explorers who choose to travel alone.  Amanda’s fellow female travellers are seeking off-the-beaten-track adventures… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney announces a multi-million dollar enhancement project set be completed late 2019

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dedicated to providing guests with the best travel experience through innovation and improvements to continually set the highest standards in luxury travel and hospitality, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is excited to announce a multi-million dollar enhancement project that began in late 2018 and continues this year. The project will… Read the full press release

Qantas announces Sydney-San Francisco as the next route for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Sydney, Australia, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (7TH MAY 2019) announced Sydney-San Francisco as the next route for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. From 4 December 2019, customers travelling between Sydney and San Francisco will experience the Dreamliner’s next generation Economy, Premium Economy and Business cabins. The change is timed with the phased… Read the full press release

QantasLink inaugurates direct flight from Bendigo to Sydney

Bendigo, Australia, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink’s inaugural direct flight from Bendigo to Sydney has taken off this morning, marking the first commercial flight from the regional Victorian city in more than 30 years. The new direct flights to Sydney operate six days per week, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure… Read the full press release

Qantas inaugurates new direct flight from Sydney to Nadi, Fiji

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is saying ‘Bula’ to Fiji for the first time in nearly twenty years, with a new direct flight from Sydney taking off today in time for the April school holidays. The direct service will operate four times a week to Nadi – the country’s main tourism gateway… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels starts construction on a new-build hotel, the Travelodge Hurstville in Sydney’s southern suburbs

New South Wales, Australia, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels has announced today (05 Mar 2019) that construction is about to begin on a new-build hotel, the Travelodge Hurstville, as part of a significant redevelopment project in Sydney’s southern suburbs. Developed by the Illawarra Catholic Club, the 124-room Travelodge property will sit adjacent to both… Read the full press release

Qantas to operate four times per week, direct service between Sydney and Nadi (Fiji) from 31 March 2019

SYDNEY, Australia, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is making it easier for customers to holiday in Fiji by launching new direct flights from Sydney, meeting a growing demand from customers wanting a premium travel option to the islands*. From 31 March 2019, the direct service will operate four times per week to Nadi, the… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today (10TH DECEMBER 2018 ) announced it will launch direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure travellers. QantasLink’s flights will be the first-ever regular passenger services between Bendigo and Sydney, and the first commercial services from Bendigo in… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises opens sales for its much-awaited 2021 World Cruise

53 stunning destinations across 33 countries, including an enhanced Asian offering Six extended, overnight stays in iconic cities, including Los Angeles, Sydney and Tokyo Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America, South Africa and the Gulf, announced that… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings successfully completes the acquisition of hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined

NORWALK, Conn., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (Dec. 3, 2018) announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced plan to acquire hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined. With a strong presence in APAC and thousands of active affiliates worldwide, HotelsCombined will report into Booking Holdings’ leading travel metasearch brand, KAYAK. “We’ve admired HotelsCombined and… Read the full press release

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park marks the completion of its $50 million-dollar transformation with week long celebrations

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International today (11/16/2018) will kick off a week of celebrations at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park as it marks the completion of its $50 million-dollar transformation by owners Sunshine Insurance. With the refurbishment, the iconic Sydney hotel, previously known… Read the full press release

HotelsWorld conference joins HICAP family of events; relaunches and rebrands to HICAP Australia New Zealand (HICAP ANZ)

Costa Mesa, CA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), the region’s leading industry event, announced at the 29th annual HICAP in Hong Kong that the HotelsWorld conference which is held each year in Sydney, Australia will be relaunched and rebranded as part of the HICAP group of events. This… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney wins Conference and Events Venue of the Year title At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney took the crown for Conference and Events Venue of the Year. The TAA NSW Awards for Excellence are recognised as the most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards, honouring the achievement of excellence in a wide… Read the full press release