Travel and Tourism

Queensland Tourism Industry Council

Queensland's top tourist operators chase national acclaim

19-Feb-2018 1:45 PM
Queensland’s peak industry body for tourism, QTIC is hopeful the State will bring home a host of awards from this Friday’s Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Perth.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Cherry Blossom Spring Fair

16-Feb-2018 10:05 AM
Featuring Menus and Displays Based on the Theme of Cherry Blossoms   "Ikebana" Flower Arrangement by Renowned Artist Hiroki Maeno (Photo: Business Wire) TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of J

Queensland Tourism Industry Council

Tourism operators committed to tackling climate change issues

08-Feb-2018 4:41 PM
The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) has applauded the efforts of hundreds of tourism operators across the state who are working tirelessly to address climate change head-on.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Sakura Hotel Co. Opens New Hotel in Nippori to Welcome International Travelers with Multicultural Offerings

07-Feb-2018 8:53 AM
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sakura Hotel Co., headquartered in Shinjuku, Tokyo, opened the Sakura Hotel Nippori near the historic Yanaka Ginza shopping street in Tokyo’s Bunkyo Ward, the fifth hotel in the Sakura Hotel and Hostel chain, last

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

"Enjoy my Japan" Global Campaign Targets Long-haul Travelers

06-Feb-2018 4:29 PM
User-customized videos introduce some of Japan’s best tourist attractions "Edo-style" sushi in Tokyo's upscale Ginza district, near the famed fish market, is prepared just like in days of old (Photo: Business Wire) TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Hilton Led Hospitality Industry in Customer Innovations and Recorded Best Ever Growth in 2017

23-Jan-2018 8:40 AM
Hilton Looks Forward to another Landmark Year with the Implementation of Connected Room, Expansion of Digital Key, and Record-Setting Unit Growth Hilton Led Hospitality Industry in Customer Innovations and Recorded Best Ever Growth in 2017

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

A New Legend on the Lake: Hilton Arrives in Lake Como

12-Jan-2018 9:38 AM
Hilton Lake Como opens, offering world-class amenities including rooftop infinity pool and sky bar with unbeatable lake views Hilton Lake Como Presidential Suite (Photo: Business Wire)   LAKE COMO, Italy & MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINE

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Hina-matsuri (Girls' Doll Festival) Exhibition

12-Jan-2018 9:29 AM
6,800 Magnificent and Ornate Decorations and Incense Displayed Girls' Doll Festival Exhibition (Photo: Business Wire) TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels locate

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Dubai Airports and ITP Media Group to Launch Breakthrough Media Brand

11-Jan-2018 9:08 AM
Sue Holt, Executive Director ITP Media Group and Eugene Barry, EVP Commercial at Dubai Airports with a larger than life Time Out DXB front cover (Photo: AETOSWire)   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a world-first,&nbs

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

DoubleTree by Hilton Closes Out Milestone Year with 30+ New Hotels, 510 Hotels Worldwide

15-Dec-2017 9:49 AM
Brand continues to expand its welcoming, global presence as it looks forward to 2018 DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai - Business Bay (Photo: DoubleTree by Hilton) MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2017 was a monumental year for Dou

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Photo Press Release: Giant Gingerbread Burj Khalifa Unveiled at DXB

14-Dec-2017 5:11 PM
Winter Wonderland DXB arrives at Dubai International Airport (Photo: AETOSWire) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A 14 metre tall Burj Khalifa made of gingerbread takes centre stage at Dubai Airports’ Winter Wonderlan

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World’s First Ultra HD HDR Travel Channel Travelxp 4K Makes German Debut on HD+ via SES

12-Dec-2017 7:12 PM
Travelxp 4K expands internationally by leveraging SES’s German platform HD+, its satellite fleet, and its affiliate MX1 World’s First Ultra HD HDR Travel Channel Travelxp 4K Makes German Debut on HD+ via SES LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-

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Visa Readies Digital Payments for the Projected 500,000 Visitors Traveling to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

29-Nov-2017 9:48 AM
Visa, the Official Payment Service Partner of FIFA, releases travel and spend data timed with the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of the Final Draw for the 2018 F

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Sky Jazz Night Events in the Premier Grand Club Lounge

22-Nov-2017 9:25 AM
Enjoying the panoramic city view from 160 meters high   Club Floor "Premier Grand," Club Lounge (Photo: Business Wire) TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious internationa

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Virgin Voyages Begins Construction of First Ship and Starts Taking Deposits

01-Nov-2017 11:20 AM
Stunning ship images released. Adult By Design 18+ experience announced. New partnership to create one of the cleanest fleets on the seas reported. Virgin Voyages Ship - Rendering of front of ship. (Photo: Business Wire) GENOA, Italy--

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JTB Group Launches Sales of New Hokkaido Tour Featuring Accommodation at Renowned Noboribetsu Hot Springs, Ninja Show, and Visit to a Swordsmith Forge

01-Nov-2017 9:01 AM
?Enjoy the majestic nature and rich Japanese culture of central Hokkaido ?A new experience-based tour plan that delivers an engaging trip to Japan, even for returning visitors Ninja Show at Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura (Photo: B

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Japanese Chopsticks Exhibition

01-Nov-2017 7:40 AM
– as Part of Gift Giving Tradition   Lacquered chopsticks from various prefectures throughout Japan (Photo: Business Wire) TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotel

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Admiralty Arch Appoints and Welcomes Waldorf Astoria to London

27-Oct-2017 10:31 AM
The opening of Admiralty Arch Waldorf Astoria is due to make a significant impact on the London Luxury Hotel Market Admiralty Arch Appoints and Welcomes Waldorf Astoria to London (Photo: Business Wire) LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-

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Hilton Named a Top 10 World’s Best Workplace

27-Oct-2017 10:03 AM
  Highest ranked Hospitality company on Great Place to Work’s® annual list of 25 World’s Best Workplaces   Hilton Named a Top 10 World's Best Workplace (Photo: Business Wire)   MCLEAN, Va.--(

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American Express Expands Growing Global Lounge Collection with the Opening of The CENTURION® Lounge in Hong Kong and Philadelphia

01-Oct-2017 1:38 PM
The Centurion Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport - Entry (Photo: Business Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced the expansion of its signature airport lounge network, The Centurion Loun