All Nippon Airways starts next phase of testing for an autonomous, driverless bus at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

After initial successes, ANA to begin the second phase of autonomous bus testing. Goal is to implement driverless bus technology at Haneda Airport by 2020. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is beginning the second stage of testing for an… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to operate select flights from San Francisco to Tokyo (Haneda) with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), a recognized Eco-First company by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOE), will take another step forward in its commitment to invest and realize the operation of an aircraft utilizing Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). By the end of January 2019, JAL plans to operate… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 3, 2019) announced the rebranding of Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim to Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa, marking the brand’s second hotel in India. Located in prime destinations across the world including New York, Miami,… 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

All Nippon Airways set to launch Japan’s first Airbus A380 from Tokyo Narita International Airport on May 24, 2019

Japan’s first Airbus A380 will service Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, beginning May 24, 2019. •The flight features a wide-ranging menu in addition to premium in-flight services and amenities. •ANA offers special amenities for families traveling with children to ensure a stress-free travel experience. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA),… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands services to Europe with the launch of new daily non-stop service between Tokyo and Vienna

Growth in European demand behind decision to launch route to Austrian capital TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route flying a Boeing 787-9 from Tokyo… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes All Nippon Airways’ new daily service to Tokyo

Welcome to Vienna: ANA to Launch Daily Flight Service to Tokyo  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A new long-haul flight connection will be offered from Vienna. All Nippon Airways, Japan’s largest airline, will link Vienna with Tokyo-Haneda Airport starting on February 17, 2019. The new route will be served daily throughout the entire… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific increases frequencies to Adelaide, Frankfurt, Madrid and Tokyo

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Our customers have spoken, and we have listened. Not only are we adding more and more destinations to our already expansive global network*, we are also increasing the frequency of services on some of our most popular routes across three continents to give our passengers more… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo launches Christian Louboutin Stay accommodation package

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the successful introduction of Christian Louboutin Beauté’s nail polish range into the hotel’s spa last year, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo is delighted to extend the partnership with the launch of special stay and day packages. Superbly located in the centre of historic Nihonbashi, the hotel is recognised as the… Read the full press release

Qantas to upgrade lounges in Auckland, Brisbane, Hobart, Sydney, Tamworth and Tokyo through its extended lounge improvement program

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (23RD AUGUST 2018) announced an extension of its global lounge improvement program. The multi-million dollar program will see the national carrier upgrade six lounges in Auckland, Brisbane, Hobart, Sydney, Tamworth and Tokyo. Announcing the investment as part of its record financial results, Qantas Group CEO… 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

Vietjet opens sales on its Hanoi – Tokyo route; daily return flights starts January 11th, 2019

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietjet opens sales on its Hanoi- Tokyo (Narita, Japan)route. This is the carrier’s  third route to Japan, along with the other two routes connecting Vietnam to Japan (Hanoi to Osaka and Ho Chi Minh City to Osaka), to further meet with travelling and trading demands between… Read the full press release

IHG announces Kimpton® Tokyo Shinjuku slated to open in 2020

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers to Tokyo looking for the ultimate boutique hotel experience will have their wishes granted in 2020 with the opening of Kimpton® Tokyo Shinjuku by IHG and TSUKADA GLOBAL HOLDINGS Inc. The 162-room bespoke hotel will feature bold, playful design, award-winning dining and unique amenities, with three… Read the full press release

Oakwood opens serviced apartment in Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo

TOKYO, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Apartments Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo opened yesterday with 40 fully furnished serviced apartments in the heart of Shinjuku. Centrally located in the western Shinjuku area, Oakwood Apartments Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo is ideal for business and leisure travelers seeking accommodations for mid- to long-term stays. With access to two subway lines… 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

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris

Japan Airlines and Dassault Falcon Service launch private jet service from Tokyo to Paris   TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) have agreed to launch a private jet service that will provide airline passengers flying from Tokyo to Paris with seamless interconnection to onward destinations in… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo named ‘Best Hotel in the World’ and ‘Best Hotel in Asia’ at the Institutional Investor’s “World’s Best Hotels” rankings

HONG KONG, 2016-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group was again honoured in the  annual “World’s Best Hotels” rankings in Institutional Investor magazine. Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo took the coveted number one spot, as ‘Best Hotel in the World’ as well as the ‘Best Hotel in Asia’. The survey rated hotels on a… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of first Andaz hotel in Japan

Hyatt strengthens its brand presence in Japan with very first Andaz hotel in Tokyo CHICAGO, 2014-6-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the official opening of Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills, the first Andaz hotel in Japan and the twelfth Andaz hotel globally. The hotel is a significant addition to Hyatt’s growing portfolio… Read the full press release

oneworld® alliance members Japan Airlines (JAL) and Qatar Airways (QR) announce codeshare agreement

Tokyo, Japan, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Qatar Airways (QR), both members of the oneworld® alliance, have entered a codeshare agreement with each other for the first time and will commence codeshare flights from December 3, 2013 on QR-operated flights between Tokyo(Narita) and Doha as well as between Osaka(Kansai) and Doha. Meanwhile, QR will place… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches service between Tokyo (Narita) and Vancouver Canada with fully revamped Boeing 767-300ERs named JAL SKY SUITE 767

Tokyo, Japan,  2013-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines announced today details of its second installment of the JAL NEW SKY PROJECT, fully revamped Boeing 767-300ERs named JAL SKY SUITE 767, which will be first introduced on flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Vancouver from December 09, 2013. The introduction of JAL SKY SUITE 767 service was initially announced… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines (JAL) to introduce new in-flight service on Honolulu routes

The first installment for new in-flight meal service TOKYO, 2013-08-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will introduce new in-flight service on Honolulu routes and new services in Honolulu, starting from this autumn. As the first installment, JAL will offer new in-flight meal service from Japan to Honolulu in collaboration with star chef and popular restaurants from… Read the full press release

JAL Group revised its flight frequency and fleet plans for the remaining of fiscal year 2013

TOKYO, 2013-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — JAL Group (JAL) today announced revisions made to its flight frequency and fleet plans for the remaining of fiscal year 2013(ending March 31, 2014). In regards to the airline’s domestic network, flight frequencies on select routes will be adjusted to better meet demand as well as the changes in customer travel patterns… Read the full press release

Japan Tourism officials in Thailand to discuss tourism cooperation between Thailand and Japan

Bangkok, 2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mr. Norifumi Ide, Commissioner of Japan Tourism Agency, Mr. Kazuhiro Ito, Executive Director, JNTO Bangkok Office and their team members paid a courtesy call on Mr. Suraphon Svetasreni, Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand, to discuss tourism cooperation between Thailand and Japan. Mr. Suraphon said, “I was pleased to learn about… Read the full press release

IATA calls for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure aviation connectivity in Australia

Sydney, 2013-07-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure the continued development of aviation connectivity in Australia. “Aviation has always played a key role in Australia. It binds the continent together and connects the island to its major trading partners.  Combined… Read the full press release

Daily service of Japan Airlines between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki Airport

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines launches today a daily service between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki. The launch further strengthens Helsinki Airport’s position as the leading transit airport in Northern Europe for travel between Europe and Asia. Helsinki Airport warmly welcomes Japan Airlines to Helsinki, which provides the shortest and fastest connections between Europe and Japan…. Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 celebrates 10th birthday, 225 million passengers handled

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — At a celebration yesterday (05/16/13), Munich Airport and Lufthansa, along with their joint subsidiary, the Terminal 2 Operating Company, gathered 150 guests to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of the launch of operations of the terminal building. Terminal 2 – jointly planned, financed and operated by FMG and Lufthansa – was officially… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo Presents the Suite Family Experience

Take Advantage Of The Summer Holidays With The Suite Family Experience At Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo Hong Kong, 2013-06-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo presents a Suite Family Experience with luxury accommodation and a host of activities for families to enjoy. Tokyo, a city of traditions handed down from generation to generation, offers a range of… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways Resumes San José-Tokyo Service

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Soars Over Bay Area Skies Again  SAN JOSE, 2013-06-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) resumed nonstop service between Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and Narita International Airport (NRT) in Tokyo on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner today. ANA’s first priority is passenger safety, and worked closely with the Boeing Company, the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to start operating between Helsinki and Tokyo on July 1st

2013-05-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines starts operating the route between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki on July 1st, 2013, with daily flights. Originally the opening of the route should be in February but it was postponed. Since July 1st, Helsinki Airport will have total of four flights a day to Japan. In addition to Japan Airlines,… Read the full press release