THAI Smile Airways becomes a Star Alliance Connecting Partner

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance welcomed THAI Smile Airways as a Star Alliance Connecting Partner at an official ceremony held today ( February 25, 2020) in Bangkok. The auspicious occasion was celebrated with a traditional Thai performance at THAI Airways International headquarters in the presence of member airline representatives. THAI… Read the full press release

Hilton to convert former Grand Ayudhaya Hotel into a 608-room Hilton Bangkok Ratchada

Management agreement signed with AP Prime Property Company Ltd. to convert former Grand Ayudhaya Hotel into 608-room Hilton Bangkok Ratchada BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton, one of the world’s fastest-growing hospitality companies, today (February 19, 2020) announces the signing of a management agreement for its largest hotel in Bangkok yet. Together with… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises updates the itinerary of MSC Bellissima’s 28-night Grand Voyage from the Gulf to Asia

New itinerary includes alternative destinations in United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Thailand to replace cancelled calls to mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan  Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has updated the itinerary of MSC Bellissima for her forthcoming 28-night Grand Voyage sailing from the Gulf to Asia on March 21st…. Read the full press release

Thailand will attempt to break the current Guinness World Record on “World’s Largest Parade of Food Trucks”

Attempt to break the Guinness World Record poised to attract over 200 food trucks and promote food tourism. Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), and the Food Truck Club (Thailand) are staging the “World’s Largest Parade of Food Trucks” from 7 to… Read the full press release

IHG announces a unique new property near Khao Yai National Park in central Thailand

InterContinental Khao Yai Swan Lake Resort will be the first international luxury resort located in Khao Yai Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today (04 FEBRUARY 2020) announces the signing of a management agreement with Elysian Hotel Management Company Limited, for a unique new property near Khao Yai… Read the full press release

Phuket to host the 19th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time, the idyllic Southern Thai island resort of Phuket is to be the venue of the annual B2B trade show, the 19th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2020. To be organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) between 1-3… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways earns the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President, received the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020 (Airline & Aviation) from the World HRD Congress. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways commented that, “We are honored to be recognized and given this prestigious award. At Bangkok Airways,… Read the full press release

IHG® partners with Asset World Corporate (AWC) for the development of more than 1,200 rooms across Thailand

InterContinental Chiang Mai Mae Ping marks first signing of the agreement Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced a strategic partnership with long-standing partner Asset World Corporate (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real-estate group, to manage a portfolio of properties… Read the full press release

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the night with Thailand’s majestic elephants

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In a world first, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is giving guests a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the night with Thailand’s majestic elephants in their natural habitat while staying in unique transparent Jungle Bubbles. Unfolding across 650,000 square metresof Northern Thailand’s ancient jungle, Anantara Golden Triangle… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches direct service connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand’s coastal destination Pattaya

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (December 2, 2019), Vietjet announced its latest direct service connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand’s famous coastal destination Pattaya (via U-Tapao International Airport). The new route will operate daily service with a flight time of one hour and thirty minutes per leg, starting… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways’ frequent flyer program launches the “Points Travel Sale” campaign

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flyer Bonus, a frequent flyer program of Bangkok Airways launches the “Points Travel Sale” campaign, offering KTC-BANGKOK AIRWAYS credit card members a chance to redeem air tickets using only 50% of the normal flight awards redemption rates. The offer is valid for one-way or round-trip tickets on Bangkok… Read the full press release

Marriott International to introduce three of its global hospitality brands to Thailand

Plan would bring more than 1,500 rooms and debut three brands across Phuket and Pattaya by 2024 BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (NOVEMBER 15, 2019) announced it has signed agreements with Asset World Corporation (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real-estate group, to introduce three of its… Read the full press release

Vietjet opens sales on two international routes from Da Nang to Singapore and Hong Kong

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcoming the 100 millionth passenger in this festive season, Vietjet jubilantly opens sales on two international routes Da Nang – Singapore, Da Nang – Hong Kong and offers millions of super-saving tickets priced only from 0VND (*) at golden hours between 12:00 – 14:00 from November 5 to… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group announces signing of three new hotels in Eastern Thailand

Amari Jomtien Pattaya, Shama Wongamat Pattaya and OZO Pratumnak Pattaya to open between 2022 and 2025  Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, has signed a management agreement with leading Thai real estate company Ratanakorn Asset for three new hotels in Eastern Thailand. The… Read the full press release

The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop: ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’ to take place on November 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on November 25-26, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to leverage destination, consumer and competitor’ insights to create an effective destination… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand takes its Amazing Thailand Road Show in Nordic and Baltic countries

Stockholm, Sweden, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) highlighted examples of sustainability best practices being undertaken by the tourism industry nationwide at its Amazing Thailand Road Show in Nordic and Baltic countries during 1-5 September, 2019. The roadshow was held in Vilnius (Lithuania) on 3 September, Riga (Latvia) on 4… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces the signing of Oakwood Suites in Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan

SINGAPORE, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (August 27, 2019) announced the signing of Oakwood Suites in two key locations – Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan. Oakwood Suites Bangkok is scheduled to open by the end of 2019, while Oakwood Suites Yokohama, a Mapletree-owned property, is… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of two new resort hotels in the southern Thailand

Avani Hotels and Resorts to Open Two Resorts in Krabi, Thailand Krabi, Thailand, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels & Resorts (www.avanihotels.com) is pleased to announce the signing of two new resort hotels in the southern Thailand resort town of Krabi, marking the brand’s continued growth within Thailand. The existing resorts will undergo renovations… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand co-organises the first ever ‘Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to be a co-organiser of the first ever road journey from Bangkok to Thimphu in Bhutan – the ‘Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive – Connecting Peoples of the Two Kingdoms by Land’. The epic eight-day journey set off from Bangkok on Friday,… Read the full press release

It was a buck’s party that went horribly wrong… Aussie traveller takes out Fast Cover Travel Insurance and saves $87, 171.70 on medical and out of pocket holiday costs

Aussies Thailand Bucks Party turns into Family Nightmare SYDNEY, Australia, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — House prices are almost the same as medical attention overseas! Aussie battler racks up a $87, 171.70 travel insurance claim. Mitchell Magro’s life was in jeopardy from the minute he arrived in Ko Samui, Thailand. Both his lungs collapsed followed… Read the full press release

The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop to take place at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘Chinese Outbound Tourism Market’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to understand the different market segments of the Chinese outbound market, including current and… Read the full press release

Millennium Hilton Bangkok partners with Rizen Energy to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Hilton Bangkok has announced its partnership with Rizen Energy, the authorised importer and distributor of BYD electric vehicles, to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service. With the intention to help solve Bangkok’s critical pollution problem, the collaborative project aims to reduce 15,000 kilogrammes of carbon in 2019 by… Read the full press release

BHMA Pens 2nd Phuket Deal

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The start of the New Year marked yet another milestone for BHMA, a rapidly-evolving international hotel management company, as it announced its latest hotel  management agreement with BYD Apartments Co., Ltd and A And H Modern Living Co., Ltd. in Phuket. The newly inked deal will see the… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand welcomes Thai Hotels Association in its ongoing efforts to reduce plastic waste

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Thai Hotels Association (THA) is joining the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in its ongoing effort aimed at reducing the use of plastic. TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn said: “We look forward to working closely with the THA on this important project. Thai hotels can play an important… Read the full press release

TAT: Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019

The 12th biannual event showcases responsible and sustainable tourism. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards, the country’s most prestigious awards that recognises the Thai travel industry’s best and brightest, opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) initiated the biannual awards project… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit

Located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit connects guests to old and new Thailand CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (DECEMBER 21, 2018) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, marking the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into the capital of Thailand. Located on the bustling Sukhumvit Road, the hotel… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the first Orient Express hotel in King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok, scheduled to open in late 2019

Orient Express is embarking on an amazing journey  The legend of travel returns, connecting East and West and past to future  Paris, France, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is proud to announce the first Orient Express hotel will open in the landmark King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok. Imprinted in both history and… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels & Resorts announces the successful acquisition of boutique resort QT Port Douglas

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a division of Minor Hotels, is strengthening its presence in Tropical North Queensland, announcing it has acquired the freehold interest of the boutique resort QT Port Douglas and adjoining land. In a deal brokered by CBRE, the 170-room resort – now called Oaks Resort… Read the full press release

Thailand wins the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific award at the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand has been declared the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific by the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018. The 27th Irish Travel Trade Awards were presented on 23 November, 2018, in seven categories: Airlines, Destinations, Sea Transport, Land Transport, Travel Agency Services, Tour Operators, and All Companies. Thailand won… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 in Pattaya, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand from November 27 – 29. The announcement was made by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy at the conclusion of the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 (PDMF 2018) in Khon Kaen, Thailand. PDMF 2019 will… Read the full press release