Qatar Airways’ Frequent Flyer programme, Privilege Club launches its latest Summer Shopping Collection

From 10 August–10 September, Privilege Club members can take advantage of an exclusive 50 per cent discount when using their Qmiles at select Qatar Duty Free stores and at Oryx Galleria DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ award-winning Frequent Flyer programme, Privilege Club, is delighted to provide its valued members an… Read the full press release

New 1000 sq.ft. HARRY POTTER™ SHOP opens at Heathrow Terminal 5 departure lounge

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — THE new HARRY POTTER™ SHOP has officially opened its doors at Heathrow Terminal 5. The new 1000 sq.ft. space, which is nearly double the size of the previous store, will be situated in Terminal 5 departure lounge. The new HARRY POTTER™ SHOP will offer a wider selection of… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free nominated for three categories at the 2018 Frontier Awards

QDF nominated for ‘Airport Retailer of the Year,’ ‘Inflight Retailer of the Year,’ and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year by a Retailer’ awards Awards ceremony to be held during the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes, France on 3 October DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces its participation in Alibaba’s ‘Tmall Super Brand Day’ slated for 28th July 2018

Participation Marks an Innovative Hospitality Industry-First on China’s Largest Third-party Platform for Brands and Retailers Shanghai, China, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today (07/25/2018) announced its inaugural participation in Alibaba’s ‘Tmall Super Brand Day’ slated for 28th July 2018, the first hospitality company to do so. Tmall is Alibaba’s Chinese-language e-commerce… Read the full press release

Changi Airport introduces new payment platform WeChat Pay

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) and WeChat Pay today (Jul 12, 2018) announced a three-year marketing partnership, to launch and publicise joint shopping promotions at Changi Airport. This partnership will allow Changi Airport to better serve its passengers, by offering targeted and attractive promotions for WeChat Pay users. WeChat Pay… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes newly refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith retail units

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Newly refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith units have opened their doors in George Best Belfast City Airport. The works complete the first phase of an ongoing £15m infrastructure investment aimed at further enhancing the customer experience. The new, improved retail units now boast 552 square… Read the full press release

Novotel opens in the heart of Seoul’s shopping district

Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun is the first Novotel Hotels & Residences located in the heart of Seoul’s shopping district Paris, France, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Featuring 523 rooms that boast the latest state-of the-art digital facilities and design by Novotel, the hotel is located within close proximity to major historical sites including Heunginjimun, one of… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport opens its newly refurbished retail and F&B shopping centre, the SkyCourt

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has completed its restoration, renovation and reconstruction of its flagship  retail and F&B shopping centre, the SkyCourt, offering an enhanced shopping experience for departing passengers in time for the peak summer season. Seeing numerous retail unit openings and re-openings, as well as the refurbishment of the FoodCourt,… Read the full press release

German Technical Inspection Agency South TÜV SÜD recertifies Deutsche Hospitality websites for the third year in a row

“s@fer shopping” on Steigenberger, IntercityHotel and Jaz booking pages Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year in a row, the German Technical Inspection Agency South (TÜV SÜD) has confirmed that booking hotel stays on the Deutsche Hospitality websites offers a particularly secure shopping experience. This means that the… Read the full press release

MGallery launches an exclusive collection of travel accessories developed by Ines de la Fressange

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Always seeking to address the unique needs of traveling women, MGallery is excited to announce the launch of an exclusive collection of travel accessories developed by international style icon, Ines de la Fressange, global ambassador for the MGallery brand and its groundbreaking Inspired by Her program. The… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, Dubai

First hotel in the region to offer one-of-a-kind movie-themed suites Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (06/07/2018) announced the opening of Aloft City Centre Deira, the company’s design-led Aloft brand’s third property in the buzzing city of Dubai. Owned and developed by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities,… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free becomes the first airport retailer to introduce the Samsung Experience Zone in the Gulf region

The Samsung Experience Zone has arrived at HIA, featuring Samsung’s latest state-of-the-art mobile phones and accessories HIA is the first airport in the region to host a Samsung Experience Zone  DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), in conjunction with Samsung Gulf Electronics, has opened a one-of-a-kind Experience Zone for… Read the full press release

Marriott plans to open at least five additional hotels at Simon shopping centers across North America

From South Florida to Long Island, Marriott plans to open at least five additional hotels at Simon shopping centers across North America over the next several years BETHESDA, MD, and INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International and Simon announced their plans to open at least five new hotels at Simon shopping… Read the full press release

Changi Airport announces the return of the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ shopping promotion

SINGAPORE, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Luck is everywhere at Changi Airport this season, with the latest installment of the ‘Be a Changi Millionaire’ anchor shopping promotion. Passengers and airport visitors may soon be spotting lucky rainbows, four-leaf clovers, prosperous “eighty-eight” butterflies and other ‘lucky charms’ around the terminals. These symbols of good luck… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection and Sofía Sanchez de Betak launch 36-piece capsule collection inspired by the Art and Culture of Japan

Sofía Sanchez de Betak Designs CHUFY x The Luxury Collection, an Exclusive Line of Women’s Clothing & Accessories with Beautiful, Modernized Japanese Motifs Inspired by the Art and Culture of Japan BETHESDA, MD, 2018-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, and Sofía Sanchez de Betak, graphic designer and creative director,… Read the full press release

Finavia, Finnair and Alepa develop new service for easier and smoother shopping at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia, Finnair and Alepa have developed a new service that makes shopping at the airport and travelling easier and smoother. You no longer need to carry souvenirs, gifts and groceries purchased from these companies’ online stores and the shops in the gate areas of Helsinki Airport to your… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free opens Maison Christian Dior boutique at the Hamad International Airport

The new Maison Christian Dior collection has arrived with a unique offering including two fragrances created exclusively for the Middle Eastern consumer, available at Qatar Duty Free DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), in conjunction with Parfums Christian Dior, has opened a one-of-a-kind boutique for passengers travelling through the… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free recognized as the ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018

Qatar Duty Free continues to claim global awards for its world-class shopping experience DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has been awarded ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018 that took place at the Royal Lancaster hotel in London on 13 April. The DFNI Global… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport ranked the fourth ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ and the fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ in the world at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2018

Qatar’s award-winning airport maintains ranking as fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ at the prestigious awards DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA), the home of Qatar Duty Free (QDF), was ranked the fourth ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ and the fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ in the world at the Skytrax… Read the full press release

Swedish design brand kikki.K opens its first European airport store at London Gatwick

Stylish stationery store kikki.K opens in Gatwick’s North Terminal The 25sqm outlet is the Swedish brand’s first airport store in Europe The Inspiration Collection, travel essentials, and kikki.K Monogramming are all available at the Gatwick store LONDON, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Renowned Swedish design brand kikki.K has opened its first European airport store at… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines, DFASS and SATS partner in travel-related retail operations in Singapore

JV will transform SIA’s ‘KrisShop’ and Scoot’s ‘Scootalogue’ programmes into omni-channel e-commerce platforms SIA to hold 70% stake; DFASS and SATS to each hold 15% DFASS to be exclusive supplier of the JV SATS to manage on-board fulfilment Singapore, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA), DFASS and SATS have agreed to establish… Read the full press release

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism launches a new online store, Shop Santa Monica

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism launches a new online store, Shop Santa Monica   SANTA MONICA, CA, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is proud to announce the launch of a new online store, Shop Santa Monica. Visitors and locals alike can now purchase official gifts and souvenirs from L.A.’s… Read the full press release

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®   Newest Version Offers 600+ Rate Shopping Sources and 95%+ Direct Connections NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, today (January 25, 2018) announced the newest version of its… Read the full press release

Frango, InMotion Entertainment and Pop Gallery open pop-up stores at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for holiday shopping, three retailers, Frango, InMotion Entertainment and Pop Gallery have opened pop-up stores at O’Hare International Airport, adding to the airport’s lineup of nearly 90 retail locations. Since 1929 Chicagoans have enjoyed Frango confections and for a limited time Frango has launched a holiday… Read the full press release

Jet Airways’ JetEscapes launches exciting all- inclusive holidays for Dubai Shopping Festival guests

Attractive holiday options for guests when booking customized all–inclusive packages starting at INR 34,800* only Mumbai, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways’ JetEscapes has introduced exciting all- inclusive holidays for guests traveling to the world renowned Dubai Shopping Festival, for travel effective Dec 26, 2017 to Jan 28, 2018. The month-long, world famous… Read the full press release

Lufthansa to donate one euro for each purchase on board to help alliance project

From now on, Lufthansa passengers can do good, not only for themselves, but also for others by purchasing good on board. COLOGNE, Germany, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 November to 28 February 2018, Lufthansa will donate one euro for each purchase on board to the project “Patenschaftskreis Indien/India Sponsorship Circle” of the… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport: International Duty Free wins the Mercurius award for its “The Belgian Chocolate House” concept

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — This year International Duty Free (IDF) wins the Mercurius award with the innovative concept “The Belgian Chocolate House”. This prestigious award is reserved for the most successful store concept and is presented by the sector organisation Comeos each year. Currently there are nine stores in Belgium and Luxembourg,… Read the full press release

North Atlantic to build new facility at St. John’s International Airport’s community

St. John’s, NL, 2017-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — St. John’s International Airport Authority and North Atlantic announced today that North Atlantic is constructing a gas bar, Orangestore, Tim Horton’s drive thru, and a quick service restaurant near the entrance to St. John’s International Airport. This new facility will offer a convenient and efficient option… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free welcomes its latest retail outlet at Hamad International Airport – Polo Ralph Lauren

Qatar Duty Free welcomes its latest retail outlet at Hamad International Airport – Polo Ralph Lauren   Polo Ralph Lauren is the latest global retail brand launched at HIA by Qatar Duty Free DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is pleased to announce the opening of its latest retail… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free opens its third Gold store at Hamad International Airport

Qatar Duty Free opens its third Gold store at Hamad International Airport   Third gold shop brings another class of duty free to five-star Hamad International Airport  Passenger choice expands with even more gold and diamond jewellery on offer DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has today (13 August… Read the full press release