Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver announces the appointment of Evan Morgan as Restaurant Chef, YEW Seafood + bar

“Combine new flavours and change conceptions – food should evolve along with the rest of our culture,” Evan Morgan, Restaurant Chef, YEW Seafood + bar Vancouver, Canada, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Evan Morgan joins YEW seafood + bar as the new Restaurant Chef, a position that allows him to bring his skills, passion and creativity as a… Read the full press release

Tourism Vancouver partners with Airbnb to boost Vancouver’s reputation as a premier destination

VANCOUVER, Canada, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Vancouver has signed a first-of-its-kind agreement in Canada with Airbnb to promote the city to travellers on its platform. The agreement will see Airbnb leverage its global reach through digital channels such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter as well as its magazine Airbnbmag, to boost Vancouver’s reputation… Read the full press release

North America: Tourism trends for 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of sales for North America, Viola Ncube. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The outlook for North America looks incredibly positive, which is sure to result in bountiful opportunities for independent hoteliers in the region. Despite constant political ups and downs, the US economy remains strong… Read the full press release

Tourism Vancouver launches the evolution of Be A Host convention ambassador program — the MIND Partnership (Meeting and Innovation Network of Distinction)

Vancouver, Canada, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night, at a special gathering of the city’s top academics and industry leaders at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Tourism Vancouver launched the evolution of the organization’s successful Be A Host convention ambassador program. MIND Partnership (Meeting and Innovation Network of Distinction) is a group of thought leaders committed… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Georgia tops U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels list in British Columbia, Canada, and Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report today (February 6, 2018) unveiled its annual Best Hotels list, naming Rosewood Hotel Georgia the number one hotel across three separate categories including British Columbia, Canada, and Vancouver. The prestigious rankings evaluate more than 24,000 luxury properties across the United States, Europe, Canada,… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport welcomes China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service

New route between Asia and the Americas further links the two regions Richmond, B.C., 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is pleased to welcome China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service, which commenced on April 10, 2017. The new service, which uses a Boeing 787… Read the full press release

Qantas will return to Vancouver with an extended seasonal schedule

SYDNEY, 2015-2-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today announced it will return to Vancouver with an extended seasonal schedule, providing customers with new travel options over the North American summer and winter holiday seasons.* Qantas Executive Manager International Sales, Stephen Thompson, said the decision to return to Vancouver came at the end of… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association will be supporting partner of the 2nd Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC) in Vancouver, Canada from September 12 -14, 2015

BANGKOK, 2014-12-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be a supporting partner of the second Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC), The event, organised by the World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA) and Aboriginal Tourism British Columbia (AtBC), will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia from September 12 -14, 2015…. Read the full press release

EVA Air to expand North American service from 45 flights per week to 55 from June 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, 2014-1-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starting in June 2014, EVA Air will increase North American service from 45 flights per week to 55, boosting frequency to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver. By adding 22 percent more flights, EVA will also expand capacity, offer passengers greater convenience and provide more flights between North… Read the full press release

Tourism Vancouver reveals the list of restaurants taking part in the 2014 Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Record-setting 263 restaurants take part in Dine Out Vancouver 2014 Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2014-1-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — It’s time to toss your New Year’s resolutions (as if you needed a reason)! After months of anticipation, Tourism Vancouver has revealed the list of restaurants taking part in the 2014 Dine Out Vancouver Festival and posted their menus. Restaurants are now accepting bookings, so diners… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor’s global loyalty program Club Carlson won Loyalty Campaign of the Year at 2013 Mega Awards

Vancouver, Canada, 2013-11-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor’s global loyalty program, Club Carlson, has just scooped the Loyalty Campaign of the Year at the 2013 Mega Awards, one of the hospitality industry’s highest accolades! Mega Awards reward genuine innovation in the airline & travel business, recognizing best loyalty, ancillary revenue and social media activity. Now in its… Read the full press release

Vancouver and Guangzhou tourism industry professionals signed cooperation agreement

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2013-11-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism industry professionals from Vancouver and Guangzhou signed a five-year commitment yesterday to share research, compare best practices, and provide mutual support for continued efforts to drive tourism demand between the sister cities. Tourism is a vital industry for Vancouver with an estimated value of $6.1 billion. It produces 69,000… Read the full press release

Vancouver to welcome 48,000 people for 2025 International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous, single largest meeting ever held in the city

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2013-11-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Vancouver will welcome 48,000 people from around the world for the 2025 International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous. This will be the single largest meeting ever held in the city with a footprint spanning both the Vancouver Convention Centre and BC Place Stadium. The news was announced on November 4 during… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways expanded its codeshare agreement with South Korea’s largest airline Korean Air

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has expanded its codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline, to include six new destinations. In the second phase of cooperation, Etihad Airways will place its EY code on Korean Air services from Seoul Incheon to Honolulu,… 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

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver prepares for the special mass-participation cycling event RBC GranFondo Whistler

2013-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar is gearing up to help participating guests have a great Gran Fondo experience. A special mass-participation cycling event, RBC GranFondo Whistler is designed for cyclists of varying abilities. On Saturday, September 7, 2013, more than 7000 cyclists will brave the 122 kilometre (76 mile) climb from… Read the full press release

Tourism Vancouver opens its newly renovated Visitor Centre located in downtown Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, 2013-08-15— /travelprnews.com/ — After a complete redesign and renovation, Tourism Vancouver’s flagship Visitor Centre across from Canada Place is now open. Designed with a modern, West Coast esthetic, the renovated Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre features a “living wall” with 600 plants, a Hesquiaht totem pole carved by renowned Vancouver Island artist Tim Paul, and… 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

WestJet launched Canada’s newest regional airline WestJet Encore

Inaugural WestJet Encore flights set for Nanaimo, Fort St. John, Vancouver, Victoria, Saskatoon 2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — WestJet today launches WestJet Encore, Canada’s newest regional airline, with service to Fort St. John, Nanaimo, Vancouver, and Victoria, British Columbia and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. WestJet Encore features a new fleet of Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. “Our inaugural flights across western Canada today represent… Read the full press release