Changi Airport Group to continue partnership with DFS and The Shilla Duty Free for another two years

SINGAPORE, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) today (Dec 04, 2018) announced that it will extend its key duty-free liquor and beauty concessions, held by DFS Venture Singapore (Pte.) Ltd and Shilla Travel Retail Pte. Ltd. respectively, for a two-year period each, starting from 2020, after the expiration of their current six-year… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines, 3Sixty and SATS finalise partnership to operate KrisShop and Scootalogue retail programmes in Singapore

Singapore, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA), 3Sixty (formerly DFASS Group) and SATS have today (30 November 2018) finalised a shareholders’ agreement sealing the establishment of a partnership to operate KrisShop and Scootalogue retail programmes in Singapore. The joint venture, KrisShop Pte Ltd, will launch operations on 1 December 2018. The finalisation of… Read the full press release

Marriott International CFO Leeny Oberg to present at Barclays 2018 Gaming, Lodging, Leisure, Restaurant and Food Retail Conference

Bethesda, MD, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Leeny Oberg, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), will speak at the Barclays 2018 Gaming, Lodging, Leisure, Restaurant and Food Retail Conference, to be held on Wednesday, December 5.  Ms. Oberg’s remarks will be at approximately 1:30 p.m., Eastern Time, and… Read the full press release

Dior Les Parfums Podium launched at Hamad International Airport

Passengers at HIA are invited to share their love of perfume with DIOR Renowned Dior in-house Perfumer-Creator, Mr. François Demachy guest of honour at podium launch DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Inspired by the love of perfume, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and Parfums Christian Dior have launched a Dior Les Parfums Podium… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains: more shoppers are taking advantage of reduced day return fares from England to enjoy Glasgow’s Christmas attractions

Thousands of visitors taking advantage of Virgin Trains’ reduced fares from England Visitor numbers to Glasgow surge over festive period The best shopping experience in the UK outside of London is just a short train ride away LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — THOUSANDS more shoppers are crossing the border with Virgin Trains… Read the full press release

Jack London Square kicks off the holiday season with Black Santa’s U Wish Workshop pop-up store at the Oakland waterfront

Family activities, Santa photo ops and workshops Nov. 23 through Dec. 24 Oakland, Calif., 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square kicks off the holiday season with Black Santa’s U Wish Workshop, a new pop-up store at the Oakland waterfront from November 23 through December 24. The Winter Wonderland will feature free, kid-friendly, activities: Black… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand announces launch of a special year-end Amazing Thailand Grand Sale promotion with “Passport Privileges”

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching its year-end Amazing Thailand Grand Sale promotion with a unique “Passport Privileges” twist, targeting arrivals from short-haul markets from ASEAN, East Asia and South Asia. H.E. Weerasak Kowsurat, Minister of Tourism and Sports (above photo, speaking), said: “This promotion is… Read the full press release

British Airways offers tips for travellers on the hunt for bargains at home and abroad

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Black Friday kicks off one of the biggest weekends in shopping history, already overtaking the Boxing Day spike of the highest internet searches with over £7.8 billion spent online and instore across the UK alone. Now much more than a one-day event, it’s grown into a four-day retail… Read the full press release

Shannon Duty Free named among Ireland’s Top Five and ‘National Visitor Store’ of the Year at the Annual Retail Excellence Ireland Awards

Historic store named among Ireland’s Top Five and ‘National Visitor Store’ of the Year  Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Duty Free, the world’s first and most famous Duty Free, has scooped honours in the Annual Retail Excellence Ireland Awards. In the latest in a run of awards for Shannon Group companies, the… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free announces the launch of its new AIGNER luxury pop-up boutique at Hamad International Airport

The pop-up opens its doors to the latest collection of AIGNER: AIGNER Wunderkammer DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is delighted to announce the launch of its new AIGNER luxury pop-up boutique at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Passengers travelling through the airport can now discover the elite world of… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces launch of sustainable shopping bag to raise funds for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have partnered to develop an exclusive sustainable shopping bag for passengers to raise funds for Kew’s science work as a global resource for plant and fungal knowledge. The bag was created exclusively for Heathrow by Kew and Wakehurst using an illustration… Read the full press release

Explore the Christmas markets and enjoy a ‘Winter Wonderland’ kitchen party at Jumeirah Frankfurt

Discover Christmas markets and the ‘winter wonderland’ kitchen party Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — For those looking to celebrate the festive season in pure luxury, Jumeirah Frankfurt is the perfect place to go. Explore the Christmas markets on the hotel’s doorstep and enjoy a ‘Winter Wonderland’ kitchen party, Jumeirah Frankfurt is pulling out all the… Read the full press release

Belgian chocolatier Godiva to launch its first in-store interactive wall display at Hamad International Airport

New concept to delight chocolate lovers at HIA Interactive display is a first of its kind for Godiva DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has partnered with premium Belgian chocolatier Godiva to launch its first in-store interactive wall display in travel retail designed to appeal to chocolate-loving passengers travelling… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free announces the launch of the Prada Voyage Experience at Hamad International Airport (HIA)

Passengers can capture and share their favourite moments at the Prada Voyage Podium DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is delighted to announce the launch of the Prada Voyage Experience at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Passengers will be able to capture their favourite moments at a Prada Voyage photo… Read the full press release

Why The Best Safaris Are In Kenya – Masai Mara & Amboseli

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya is the land of giants, where the some of the world’s largest land mammals roam free! Kenya is Africa’s crowning jewel, jam-packed with paradisiac beaches, friendly people, captivating cultures and so much more.  Discover the region with kenyasafarideals.com a tour operator offering  incredible deals for  Kenya… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport to introduce new larger Duty Free offering with Lagardere Travel Retail

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Doubling the size of the international retail space at Christchurch Airport is one of the many changes coming as a result of the appointment of a new world leading concessionaire. The airport has just signed a new eight-year concession with Lagardere Travel Retail, which, along with the… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport introduces the world’s first online marketing portal for Alipay merchants

Christchurch Airport is introducing the world’s first online marketing portal for Alipay merchants. Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport’s ‘South’ programme is leading the New Zealand rollout of Alipay, a Chinese smartphone app and payment system that has more than 800-million users. Alipay is rapidly becoming the most popular way for… Read the full press release

Emirates announces travel and lifestyle partnerships with Uber and Emaar Malls

Latest initiative with Uber underscores the airline’s commitment to offer customers greater convenience Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has expanded its travel and lifestyle partnerships to continue offering exclusive benefits and greater convenience for its customers. The latest initiatives with global leading ride-sharing app, Uber and local… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays unveils offers to Europe’s magical Christmas markets

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — We may have just enjoyed one of the hottest summers on record in the UK but with the weather taking a chilly turn and the Christmas countdown starting, now is the time to book a visit to one of Europe’s magical Christmas markets. With a merry selection of… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free opens TUMI’s first ever duty free pop-up store in the Middle East

Passengers travelling through HIA can personalise their TUMI products at the store DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has partnered with TUMI to launch TUMI’s first ever duty free pop-up store in the Middle East. The TUMI store will be the ultimate destination for travellers looking for a unique… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association announces new Strategic Partnership agreement with Mastercard

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new Strategic Partnership agreement with Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry. As part of the agreement, Mastercard will work with the Association and its members in providing collaboration and mentorship to strengthen tourism and drive digital transformation across… Read the full press release

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