World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony 2020 nominations now open

London, UK, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Voting has opened ahead of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony 2020. The red-carpet event will take place at Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Antalya, Turkey on 20 June 2020. Categories cover the entire spectrum of the travel and tourism industry, and range from leading hotels,… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of the first Hyatt branded hotel in Izmir, Turkey

The hotel will mark the seventh Hyatt branded property in Turkey and the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into Izmir CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 24, 2020) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Orjin Konaklama Yönetim Hizmetleri A.Ş. for the… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines to operate 98 flights weekly from 26 international destinations to Turkey’s favorite tourism spots

Istanbul, Turkey, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — As the airline that flies to more countries than any other, Turkish Airlines directly contributes to tourism both locally and globally with its ever-improving fleet and service quality. Flag carrier will be operating 98 flights every week from 26 international destinations to Turkey’s favorite tourism spots such… Read the full press release

British Airways launches summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay, creating the only direct route to Heathrow. This adds to the new routes the airline has already announced for summer 2020 to Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey. Seats are available to book from today… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice Presidents for Eastern Europe, Russia & Turkey and UK, Ireland & Western Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is pleased to announce the new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice President for Central & Southern Europe (CESE), Yilmaz Yildirimlar, and Area Senior Vice President for Northern Europe, Tom Flanagan Karttunen. Further to… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group to open three more hotels in Turkey in 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, with properties in key locations across Turkey, prepares to open three more hotels in 2020. Two of these hotels will be in Istanbul’s touristic and historic locations, and the third in Aliağa, Izmir. Radisson Hotel Group’s investment in Turkey continues to grow as the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveiled the newest aircraft in its fleet and new destination plans for 2020 at the Kuwait Aviation Show

Eight additional destinations to join the airline’s network in 2020: Nur-Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan; Cebu, Philippines; Accra, Ghana; Trabzon, Turkey; Luanda, Angola; Lyon, France and Siem Reap, Cambodia Award-winning airline displayed its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 alongside its state-of-the-art Gulfstream G500 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Hotel, Sakarya, Turkey opens its doors to welcome guests

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper-upscale brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is pleased to announce the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sakarya, in northwestern Turkey. Sakarya is one of the largest industrial hubs, dynamic and fast-growing cities in Turkey. Located in the Marmara… Read the full press release

MMPRC welcomed media from Turkey to Maldives

Male, Maldives , 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation (MMPRC) welcomed media from Turkey to Maldives for a familiarization trip today (Dec. 1, 2019). This is the 21st familiarization trip conducted by the corporation for various markets this year. The media is comprised of journalists and editors from a number… Read the full press release

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its first hotel in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim

The brand’s first luxury property in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim, brings French art-de-vivre and modern luxury to one of Europe’s most historic and culturally rich city centers Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Sofitel Hotels & Resorts, a leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the opening of its… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and Antalya, Turkey

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and is on sale from today A launch offer means prices starting from just £139 return Until October 29, customers can secure ATOL protected British Airways Holidays with a deposit starting from just… Read the full press release

Six Senses Kocataş Mansions opens in Istanbul, Turkey

History meets hospitality in the city where east meets west Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas brings its trademark unique and quirky take on hospitality to two restored Ottoman-era mansions in Istanbul, Turkey. Six Senses Kocataş Mansions, which also incorporates next-door Sait Paşa Mansion, is located in the… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of the first ever Radisson Blu hotel in Sakarya, Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is delighted to announce the signing of the first ever Radisson Blu hotel in Sakarya, one of the largest automotive and industrial hubs in Turkey. With the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sakarya (Turkey), the group is getting closer to 30 hotels in operation and… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the 140-apartment Radisson Residences Avrupa Tem İstanbul in Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Residences Avrupa Tem İstanbul in Turkey. The 140-apartment residence will be located within the Avrupa Tem Residential Complex and will open before the end of this year, following a partial renovation…. Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of Crowne Plaza Ankara, Turkey to open in 2022

New signing underscores IHG’s market growth in the region, with a further six hotels in the pipeline Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is continuing to expand its footprint across Turkey with the signing of Crowne Plaza Ankara. The hotel is planned to open… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines and Kuwait Airways announce new strategic partnership

Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With great pleasure Turkish Airlines and Kuwait Airways are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership, which will see Kuwait national carrier’s code added to Turkish Airlines flights, and Turkey’s national carrier’s code added to Kuwait Airways flights operated between Kuwait and Istanbul/Sabiha Gokcen Airports. The Bilateral Codeshare Partnership… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways wins four out of six 2019 Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards

The airline was named ‘Best Overall Carrier in the Middle East’, ‘Best Cabin Service in the Middle East’, ‘Best Food & Beverage in the Middle East’, and ‘Best Seat Comfort in the Middle East’ Qatar Airways swept four out of six awards in the highly competitive Middle East category – an all-time record for a… Read the full press release

Radisson Residences Vadistanbul welcomed its first guests in Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — On 6 May 2019, the newly built 169-apartment Radisson Residences Vadistanbul welcomed its first guests in Turkey. Close to the newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul, the residence is a state-of-the-art project offering guests superb accommodation for short- and long-term stays in the heart of Istanbul. Michel Stalport,… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Modern introduce Turkey’s modern art in the Turkish Airlines Lounge at Istanbul Airport

Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A selection from the Istanbul Modern Collection can be seen at the Turkish Airlines Lounge in the airline’s brand new hub, Istanbul Airport. Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Modern entered into a cooperation to introduce Turkey’s modern art to the world. A selection from the Istanbul Museum of Modern… Read the full press release

LUX* Resorts & Hotels announces the reopening of LUX* Bodrum for the summer season 2019 in Turkey

Belle Mare, Mauritius, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — LUX* Resorts & Hotels is proud to announce the reopening of LUX* Bodrum for the summer season 2019 in Turkey. Starting 01-05-2019, guests can experience the brand new Vitalica Wellness centre, a 3, 5 or 7-day Wellness Retreat featuring customised programmes, consultations by medical professionals, holistic therapies, beauty and anti-ageing procedures,… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport adds three completely new destinations to its new summer timetable

Three completely new destinations and more choice on ten other routes // Swimming breaks in Spain, Greece, Turkey and Egypt remain most popular Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The new summer timetable enters operation at Hamburg Airport on 31 March 2019. It is valid until 26 October 2019. Around 70 airlines are flying… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the Radisson Residences, Vadistanbul Istanbul in Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Residences, Vadistanbul Istanbul in Turkey. The 169-apartment residence is expected to open in the coming weeks, next to the newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul. Elie Younes, Executive Vice President &… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways revealed its new Economy Class experience and seven upcoming destinations at ITB Berlin

Airline to launch direct services to Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey and Mogadishu, Somalia in 2019 New Economy Class experience features additional leg room, faster broadband and a new in-flight dining experience, ‘Quisine’, featuring all new tableware with 25 per cent larger main courses and 50 per cent larger… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality AB announces the signing of the first Radisson branded hotel in Bursa, Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the first Radisson branded hotel in Bursa, Turkey. The agreement with the Turkey-based real estate and construction company IHY Gayrimenkul İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş…. Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of its first Radisson Collection hotel in Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of its first Radisson Collection hotel in Turkey, in Bodrum on the country’s southwest coast. The new agreement with Turkey-based construction and hospitality company Ant Aspat… Read the full press release

UNWTO and UNESCO hold successful third cultural tourism conference

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today (5 December 2018) in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines launches twice per week service to Banjul, Gambia

Istanbul, Turkey, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Turkish Airlines flying to more countries and destinations over the world, keeps its expansion by launching flights to Banjul which is the capital city of Gambia. As of 26th November 2018 , Banjul flights will be operated twice per week and it will be in connection with… Read the full press release

Viking announced a new 11-day ocean cruise itinerary, Greek Odyssey starting in January 2021

New 11-day Sailing Brings Guests to New Ports of Call in Greece and Turkey Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (November 8, 2018) announced a new 11-day ocean cruise itinerary, Greek Odyssey, that will allow guests to explore the ancient empires of antiquity of the Aegean Sea during the quiet season. Sailing roundtrip… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces its latest hotel opening in the historic Turkish city of Trabzon

Radisson Blu opens in Trabzon, Turkey BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is delighted to announce its latest hotel opening in the historic Turkish city of Trabzon. The 162-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Trabzon is located in Boztepe, the… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels announces the opening of Sofa Hotel Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, announces the opening of Sofa Hotel Istanbul, a chic retreat situated in the historical heart of Turkey. Boasting contemporary interiors and a private collection of thoughtfully curated artwork, the 82-room hotel evokes its enviable location in the… Read the full press release