ANA Holdings Collaborates With Japan Voluntary Organizations Active In Disaster (JVAOD) In Building Leadership During Disaster Recovery

Tokyo, Japan, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS (hereafter “ANA HD”) announces a collaborative program with Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (JVOAD)*1 to help build leadership in disaster recovery across Japan. The “Disaster Recovery Leader Connect Program” will bring together professionals and experts in earthquake disaster recovery from across Japan to share… Read the full press release

Dusit Hotels & Resorts to accept WeChat Pay

WeChat Pay users receive up to 40% off regular room rates and 888 RMB cash back during launch promotion BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand-based, global hospitality group Dusit Hotels & Resorts has signed a partnership agreement with Ksher (WeChat Pay Thailand) and Asset Bright Public Company Limited to accept WeChat Pay at… Read the full press release

Space Food Offered To Passengers of S7 Airlines

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On the Cosmonautics Day, the 12th of April, S7 Airlines offers passengers of some flights the unusual meals in tubes eaten by real cosmonauts. The passengers of S7 Airlines flights from Moscow to Samara, Yekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Chelyabinsk, and on the return flights to Moscow will be able to try out the space food. During the in-flight service, the flight attendants… Read the full press release

Let The Good Times Roll With VisitScotland’s Easter Offerings

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s as Easter custom that has delighted Scots for decades. So ahead of Sunday’s celebrations, VisitScotland is offering some inspiration for finding the perfect spot to let the good times roll this Easter. Arthur’s Seat Probably one of the country’s most famous egg-rolling locations. Every year, families from across… Read the full press release

Orkney Guest House Achieves Coveted Gold Award from the National Tourism Organization

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney guest house which overlooks the Bay of Eyrland and the hills of Hoy has achieved a coveted ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation. Button-Ben Guest House had already achieved a 4-star grading, but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland, representing the… Read the full press release

New Edition of VisitEngland’s The Pink Book Launched

VisitEngland has today launched the latest version of The Pink Book, a guide designed to give English accommodation providers an overview of their legal obligations.  Britain, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its ninth edition, ‘The Pink Book: Legislation for tourist accommodation’ provides a common-sense approach to running an accommodation business – from food… Read the full press release

New Logan Airport Concessions Contract Awarded to Marketplace

Boston, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted today to authorize the authority to enter into a new ten year contract with MarketPlace Logan LLC, a company of Boston-based New England Development, for the management of the majority of concessions operations at Boston Logan International Airport. Currently, the… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels names Mr. Martin Kwan as Group Director of Purchasing

HONG KONG, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed seasoned professional, Mr. Martin Kwan, as Group Director of Purchasing. Heralding over 30 years in the hospitality industry, Martin joins Marco Polo Hotels to lead the expanding hotel group’s efforts in purchasing and procurement for its two brands, Niccolo and Marco Polo… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton opens its newest property in Decatur, Illinois

Hampton by Hilton opens its newest property in Decatur, Illinois   DECATUR, Ill. and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for providing travelers with its signature Hamptonality service today (April 05, 2017) announced the opening of its newest property in Decatur, Illinois…. Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport supports one of its biggest local engagement programmes this summer

Gatwick supports one of its biggest community engagement programmes The airport is partnering with: The Brighton Marathon Weekend, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Eastbourne International Hot Air Balloon Festival and Brighton Pride Events set to reach more communities in the South East than ever before United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels opens its fifth Hyatt Place hotel in India — the Hyatt Place Rameswaram

Hyatt Place hotel located in one of India’s holiest pilgrimage destinations Chicago, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Rameswaram, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the fifth Hyatt Place hotel to open in India. Developed by… Read the full press release

Tina Heide appointed General Manager at Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère in Davos

Tina Heide appointed General Manager at Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère in Davos   Frankfurt, Germany, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Tina Heide will take up the reins at Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère in Davos with effect from 1 July. She will succeed Thomas Kleber, who is leaving the company. Ms. Heide has been employed at the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the winners of its prestigious 2017 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Awards

Choice Hotels announces the winners of its prestigious 2017 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Awards   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is honoring the highest rated properties within its portfolio of more than 6,500 franchised hotels around the world by announcing… Read the full press release

Airbnb expands Trips to New Zealand with an initial focus on Queenstown

San Francisco, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb is making it easier for New Zealanders to share their world with others by expanding beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips, which brings together where you stay, what you do and the people you meet, all into one platform. As the most significant development in Airbnb’s… Read the full press release

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts launches Go Beyond platform to celebrate its 80th anniversary

BETHESDA, MD., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (04/03/2017), Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), launches its Go Beyond platform in celebration of its 80th anniversary. The multi-faceted campaign includes a new marketing creative, global associate rallies and guest surprise and delights. “Go Beyond celebrates the past 80 years and is… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces its first hotel in Thailand — Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok

Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok scheduled to open in 2019 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has signed an agreement for its first hotel in Thailand. The five-star Steigenberger Hotel Riverside will open in the capital city of Bangkok in 2019. It will offer 259 rooms, including deluxe rooms, suites, superior… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens Bistrot at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Award-winning bistro offers travellers a convenient gourmet dining experience Maryland, U.S., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh made pasta using locally sourced flour, a revitalizing juice bar, and the emphasis on baked goods and espresso can now be found at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport with the addition of Bistrot – a European-influenced atmosphere, where… Read the full press release

Rosewood Little Dix Bay to re-open late 2017 following its multi-million dollar restoration

Spanish Town, British Virgin Islands, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The iconic Rosewood Little Dix Bay is currently closed for a comprehensive, multi-million dollar restoration, which will be the most substantial beautification project since the resort was founded by Laurance S. Rockefeller over 50 years ago.  The restoration will include the complete redesign of the… Read the full press release

Waldorf Astoria New York to undertake meticulous restoration and revitalization

Design vision from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Pierre-Yves Rochon will protect beloved spaces and restore original features of the Waldorf not seen for decades NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Waldorf Astoria New York today released proposed plans for the meticulous restoration and revitalization of the historic property’s landmarked exterior and interior spaces…. Read the full press release

Smurfs to welcome passengers at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is expecting a record number of passengers during the Easter holidays, 3% more than in 2015, the record year. To ensure that everything runs smoothly during the holiday rush, Brussels Airport will again open family lanes at security screening during the busiest days of the holidays. Families with young children will be welcomed… Read the full press release

Australia kicks off World’s 50 Best Restaurants in Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly anticipated World’s 50 Best Restaurants arrives in Australia on Saturday, 1 April. Over 90 chefs and restaurant representatives, as well as over 70 international media and the 26 Academy Chairs, will visit Australia for the week-long official event program, hosted by Tourism Australia and state partner,… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt launches its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You

Chicago, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — World of Hyatt, the new global platform from Hyatt, today introduced its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You. In addition to the World of Hyatt program benefits and rewards that launched March 1, World of Hyatt members have the opportunity to earn double points April… Read the full press release

Delaware North introduces the first robot butler in New York state at The Westin Buffalo

First robot butler in a New York state hotel has unique focus on bringing wellness amenities to guests of The Westin Buffalo Buffalo, N.Y., 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North today formally introduced the Relay robot butler that is serving guests at The Westin Buffalo, the global hospitality and food service provider’s new 116-room… Read the full press release

Activity-packed week at Zoo Atlanta this Spring Break

Atlanta, USA, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Must-dos at the Zoo this Spring Break; experiences and tips for an activity-packed week at Zoo Atlanta WHO: Animals and humans alike seem to be in unison: Spring has sprung at Zoo Atlanta, and just in time for Spring Break, experiences for people of all ages are now… Read the full press release

Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites to be featured in six different events on World Heritage Day

Scotland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time ever, Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites will feature in six different events on World Heritage Day (18 April) as part of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017. At Scotland in Six, Picts will race Romans at the Antonine Wall, knitters will descend… Read the full press release

Scottish Rhododendron Festival begins!

Scotland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Gardens and horticultural businesses throughout Scotland are set to take part in a nationwide celebration of Scotland’s “second national flower” – the rhododendron. Organised by Discover Scottish Gardens and supported for the first time this year by VisitScotland, the Scottish Rhododendron Festival begins this weekend and will run until… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport becomes the first European airport to open sensory room for passengers with autism

Ireland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In the latest in a long list of aviation firsts on a global, European and national scale developed at Shannon, the sensory room off the airport’s Departure Lounge will offer a relaxing environment for passengers ahead of their flight. Designed by Adam & Friends, it is tailored to… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide recognized its top performing supply chain partners in the Americas Region

Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, recently recognized its top performing Americas Region supply chain partners during the annual Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA) conference. These six winners were selected from the more than 1,600 suppliers in the 23 countries in Oakwood Worldwide’s… Read the full press release

IHG® announces Holiday Inn Express in the centre of Queenstown

The world’s fastest growing hotel brand, Holiday Inn Express®, is coming to Queenstown Denham, UK, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) and Australian boutique hotel developer Pro-invest Group are championing smarter travel for everyone by unveiling plans to establish a $60 million Holiday Inn Express in the centre of Queenstown. The innovative… Read the full press release

IHG announces the launch of its Holiday Inn Express brand campaign, Be The Readiest and its partnership with Jukin Media

The brand introduces new user-generated campaign spots in partnership with Jukin Media Denham, UK, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the launch of the newest Holiday Inn Express brand campaign,Be The Readiest, and its partnership with Jukin Media, a digital entertainment company that… Read the full press release