Emirates boosts service to Sydney and Melbourne, resumes flights to Christchurch via Sydney

Emirates will be back to operating at pre-pandemic levels to Sydney and Melbourne Ramp up will see Emirates’ operations elevate to 63 weekly flights across Australia Airline also confirms restart of Christchurch via Sydney in March DUBAI, UAE, 2023-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has taken yet another significant step in the resumption of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Air Serbia Code-Share Agreement Offers Passengers Seamless Travel to Over 40 Destinations

Celebrating the cooperation between the “World’s Best Airline” and the flag carrier of Serbia Doha, Qatar, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement with Air Serbia, the flag carrier of Serbia, allowing passengers seamless travel to over 40 destinations when travelling on each… Read the full press release

Emirates Announces Second Daily Flight to Brisbane on 20th Anniversary of Service

Addition of a Boeing 777-300ER service means Emirates will offer almost 12,000 seats per week to Brisbane combined with its daily A380 The operational boost comes as Emirates proudly celebrates 20 years of serving Brisbane Emirates is back to operating at pre-pandemic levels to Brisbane Brisbane, Australia, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is… Read the full press release

Viking Launches 25th Anniversary Sale with Record Number of Bookings in One Week

New Inventory Released as Viking Reports Strongest Sales in its 25-Year History Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 12, 2023) announced its 2024 -2025 World Cruise itineraries, including the new  Viking World Voyage I, which sails around the world in 180 days, visiting 37 countries and 85 ports,… Read the full press release

Silversea’s South Side Story World Cruise Departs from Sydney for First Time, Featuring 66 Destinations in 34 Countries

Silver Shadow℠ will sail from Sydney on January 10, marking the first time a Silversea World Cruise has originated in the Southern Hemisphere Sydney, Australia, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises’ 2023 World Cruise, South Side Story, is set to depart from Sydney on January 10, marking the first time the leading ultra-luxury… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club Members can now book Reward Flight Saver to every destination on its global network

In a move to unlock more value and reward for its Members, British Airways has today announced it’s doubled the number of long-haul destinations available for RFS bookings with Avios RFS flights now include Club World (long-haul business class) and World Traveller Plus (premium economy) for every long-haul flight In addition, for the first time… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® announces experienced lineup of Senior Officers for its 140-day World Cruise 2023

Popular among guests, Vicki Van Tassel is set to host guests as the voyage’s Cruise Director for the first time in 2023 Monaco, 2022-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® has named an experienced lineup of Senior Officers for its 140-day World Cruise 2023, ‘South Side Story’, which will see guests journey from Sydney to… Read the full press release

Qantas WorldPride Flight to bring American LGBTQI+ members to Australia to celebrate Sydney WorldPride

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The sky is set to sparkle when the Qantas WorldPride Flight from Los Angeles to Sydney takes off on 22 February 2023, bringing members of the American LGBTQI+ community to Australia to celebrate Sydney WorldPride. As a proud supporter of the LGBTQI+ community Qantas is the official… Read the full press release

InterContinental Sydney unveils $120 million transformation

Sydney’s iconic heritage hotel reveals new public spaces, guestrooms and restaurant and bar concepts following a $120 million transformation Sydney, Australia, 2022-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Following much anticipation, InterContinental Sydney has today (11 OCTOBER 2022) announced the completion of its extensive renovation program to welcome the hotel’s next chapter. Located in Sydney’s Treasury… Read the full press release

Accor announces the heritage-listed Porter House Hotel in Sydney, its 400th hotel in Australia and the Pacific

Milestone for Accor is part of dynamic Pacific expansion, with 11 new hotels and 1569 rooms set to open in next two years in Australia and New Zealand Paris, France, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Just three decades after entering the Australia/Pacific hotel market, Accor has added its 400th hotel, with the launch of the heritage-listed Porter… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific in August 2022: nearly 90 percent increase of number of passengers vs. last year’s August

Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (September 16, 2022) released its traffic figures for August 2022. The airline’s traffic figures continued to reflect the positive impact of further adjustments to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, notably the mandatory hotel quarantine arrangement for… Read the full press release

The Qantas Group announces new multi-million-dollar Flight Training Centre in Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will train pilots at a new purpose-built centre in Sydney across its current and future fleet including the aircraft that will operate non-stop flights from the east coast of Australia to London and New York. A new multi-million-dollar facility is proposed for St Peters… Read the full press release

Sightseeing in Sydney: Top things to see first

SYDNEY, 2022-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The true megalopolis, the city of Sydney, is located on the most remote continent in the world, where civilization seems to have little hope of ever spreading. Sydney’s attractions are distinctive in their own right, therefore it’s no accident that tourists from all over the world swarm to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces double-daily flights between Doha – Melbourne from 1 October

The additional Melbourne schedule includes an onward leg to Canberra, officially resuming connection between Doha and Australia’s Capital Qatar Airways will operate a total of 40 weekly flights to six Australian cities with this network enhancement, bringing the airline’s gateways in Australia to exceed pre-pandemic level DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases flights to Berlin

Capital of Germany to benefit from enhanced connectivity to Qatar’s global network of over 150 destinations on 787 aircraft Qatar Airways is the only Skytrax 5 Star airline flying from Berlin with flights via the World’s Best Airport to the most points in the Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Gulf region and India DOHA,… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels announces first Collection property in Sydney; a new 102-room boutique hotel in the heart of Surry Hills

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels will open a new Collection property – the first for the brand in Sydney – complete with rooftop infinity pool with sweeping city views, in the heart of Surry Hill’s boutique dining and shopping precinct in early 2024. The 102-room boutique hotel will become the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Virgin Australia expand their networks, lounges and loyalty programmes as part of a new partnership

New agreement includes an expansive codeshare agreement and unparalleled loyalty partnership benefits offering Virgin Australia and Qatar Airways passengers unique rewards and seamless travel across both carriers’ networks Increased travel options and benefits across 35 destinations in Australia for Qatar Airways passengers and to more than 140 destinations worldwide for Virgin Australia passengers DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Emirates unveils its full Premium Economy offering onboard and on ground

Emirates Premium Economy will be deployed on high-traffic A380 routes to London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sydney and Christchurch Announces at Arabian Travel Market that this new cabin class will be open for sale on 1 June, for flights from 1 August Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Flyers can look forward… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces major fleet decisions that will reshape its international and domestic networks

Approval of Project Sunrise, with order for 12 x Airbus A350s capable of flying direct from Australia to any other city including New York and London, starting from Sydney in late 2025. Domestic fleet renewal from late 2023, with order for 40 x A321XLRs and A220 aircraft; 94 purchase order rights spread over at least… Read the full press release

dnata and Qatar Airways Cargo extend partnership in Belgium

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, and Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier, have extended their partnership in Belgium. The multi-year extension of the contract will see dnata continue to deliver a range of cargo handling and road feeder services for… Read the full press release

Qantas and Jetstar to operate new direct routes to India and Korea

Qantas to launch new direct route between Sydney and Bengaluru (Bangalore) in southern India. Planned codeshare agreement with India’s largest domestic airline, IndiGo, to provide direct connections to 50 cities; new free trade agreement expected to strengthen demand. Qantas and Jetstar to both launch new direct flights between Sydney and Seoul. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Apr-12 —… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces its bold season of 2023-2024 Australia cruises

Three Award-winning Ships, including a Down Under Debut, Will Make for a Summer Splash SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting October 2023, a summer full of memories and untamed adventure is on the horizon as Royal Caribbean International announces its bold season of 2023-2024 Australia cruises packed with returning favourites, firsts and new itineraries. Ovation and Quantum of… Read the full press release

Air Canada resumes daily services to Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland

Vancouver-Sydney flights ramp up to daily beginning May 1 Vancouver-Brisbane flights resume Jul. 1, four times weekly Vancouver-Auckland flights resume Nov. 10, three times weekly Most extensive schedule connects Canada to South Pacific destinations and supports tourism and hospitality sectors MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 16, 2022) announced a strategic expansion of its South Pacific schedule with… Read the full press release

Qantas and Jetstar to operate up to 30 return flights per week across the Tasman from mid-April

Qantas and Jetstar to ramp up trans-Tasman flights from mid-April Up to 30 return flights a week initially More seats for frequent flyers, with every Qantas and Jetstar trans-Tasman flight in the month of May now a ‘Points Plane’ Sydney, Australia, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Jetstar are gearing up to reunite… Read the full press release

More than 23,000 passengers set to travel this week on Qantas and Jetstar flights to and from Perth

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of travellers are preparing to take off to Western Australia with the border opening to all visitors quarantine free for the first time in almost two years from midnight tonight. After a false start last month, more than 23,000 passengers are booked to travel this week… Read the full press release

Swissport to provide airport ground services and air cargo handling for Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK)

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With recent contract wins in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK), Swissport now supports Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading low-cost airline, in an exclusive partnership at all Japanese stations. Swissport has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling for Cebu Pacific in Japan since 2014. With… Read the full press release

Qantas welcomes back first international tourists in almost two years

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas flights from eight overseas destinations are touching down in Australia today (21ST FEBRUARY 2022), bringing the first international tourists in almost two years and an eagerly anticipated boost for the country’s tourism industry. The Qantas Group will fly more than 14,000 passengers into Australia this week… Read the full press release

Kimpton Margot Sydney officially opens its doors to guests

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia’s first-ever Kimpton, Kimpton Margot Sydney, has officially opened its doors on the day of love, 14 February, and is poised to kick off a return to travel, rekindling the love that both local and international guests have for the city of Sydney. As IHG Hotels & Resort’s luxury… Read the full press release

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants launches the Kimpton Digital Guestbook in Australia, South East Asia and Korea

Travellers can contribute to the Guestbook to win one of four 10-night ‘Ultimate Kimpton Experiences’ Singapore, 2022-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (14 February 2022), when human connections matter more than ever, IHG Hotels & Resorts’ boutique luxury brand, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants launches the Kimpton Digital Guestbook in Australia, South East Asia and Korea – breathing new life… Read the full press release

Qantas launches services to Broken Hill from Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (7TH FEBRUARY 2022) announced it will add Broken Hill to its domestic route network for the first time, with the airline to begin direct flights from Sydney. From 8 April 2022, Qantas will operate two weekly return flights between Sydney and Broken Hill with… Read the full press release