Marco Polo Hotels announces the appointment of Ms. Rosemary Tam as Group Director of Human Resources

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed HR specialist, Ms. Rosemary Tam, as Group Director of Human Resources. Previously with the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company, Rosemary joins Marco Polo Hotels to roll out talent acquisition and HR strategies for the successful hospitality group whose upscale deluxe hotel brand, Marco… Read the full press release

Embraer presents the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, SP, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In a ceremony held today at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2. With the first flight scheduled for… Read the full press release

VisitEngland unveils finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism.  England, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for the Awards for Excellence 2017, the most prestigious awards in English tourism. The Awards, now in their 28th year, recognise and congratulate… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017 at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

London, United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen announces the appointment of Sunil Narang as new General Manager

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen welcomes its new General Manager Sunil Narang. Born and raised in Amritsar, India, Sunil was certain of his career in hospitality from a young age.  Right after finishing secondary school back home, he packed his bags to move to Switzerland… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 20th consecutive year

Employees recognise Four Seasons as an employer of choice for 20th year in a row Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, is honoured to have been named by its employees to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 20th consecutive… Read the full press release

The Rezidor Hotel Group further expands in Poland with Radisson Blu Hotel Sopot slated to open by Q1 2019

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel development in Poland is continuing at a feverish pace for The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world and a member of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The latest addition to the Group’s pipeline is the 230-room Radisson Blu Hotel Sopot. With… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the Holiday Inn Sydney Central in the city’s CBD

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) and Linzhu (Australia) Pty Ltd are promising to deliver extra “Joy of Travel” in Sydney with the signing of an agreement to open the Holiday Inn Sydney Central in the city’s CBD. Adding 305 rooms in Sydney by 2020, the flagship hotel is the… Read the full press release

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces its first property in San Jose, California at Museum Place

Boutique Hospitality Company at the Center of San Jose Tech Museum Place expansion DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announced today its first property in San Jose, California at Museum Place, a mixed-use development by Insight Realty Company that will also expand the Tech Museum of Innovation, slated to open… Read the full press release

IHG further expands presence in Poland with the signing of Holiday Inn® Warsaw West Station

Hotel will feature an Open Lobby and new guest rooms, both features of the Holiday Inn® brand transformation  This is IHG’s first venture with VHM Hotel Management and Capital Park DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today announced the signing of… Read the full press release

IHG launches new programme to inspire female leaders on their journey to General Manager roles

Innovative new programme supports high potential female leaders on their journey to General Manager DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Launching in time for International Women’s Day, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced its new programme, RISE, to inspire female leaders in Australia and New Zealand to ‘lean in’ to General Manager roles…. Read the full press release

IHG® announces the appointment of Rajit Sukumaran as Chief Development Officer in the AMEA region

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today announces the appointment of Rajit Sukumaran to the role of Chief Development Officer in the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. IHG has an established reputation as a valued partner for successful hotel owners and investors globally and currently operates across nearly… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels open the new Cambria Southlake DFW North in Southlake, Texas

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, joined Fillmore Capital Partners and developer Fillmore Hospitality to open the new Cambria Southlake DFW North in Southlake, Texas today. Located at 2104 E State Hwy 114, the 175- room Cambria Southlake DFW North is… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels opens first Sleep Inn hotel featuring newest design concept

New prototype opens doors within nine months of design rollout ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Lieben Group, LP, and Nivea Hospitality celebrate the opening of the first Sleep Inn hotel to feature the brand’s recently evolved interior and exterior design, opening just nine months after the concept… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts welcomes Michael Newcombe as Chair of its Global Spa and Wellness Task Force

Promoting holistic approach to spa and wellness, Four Seasons spas combine traditional techniques and modern technologies in results-oriented treatments Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company and largest luxury spa operator, has appointed Michael Newcombe as Chair of the company’s Global Spa and Wellness… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg opens its first decadent Chocolate Emporium in April

Johannesburg, South Africa, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Restaurant patrons are in for a sweet surprise this April, when Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg opens its first decadent Chocolate Emporium. Guests will have exclusive access to the Cellar Door, Joburg’s most sought after private dining venue, which will be fully transformed, decked from… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International announces the appointment of Dominic E. Dragisich as CFO

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has appointed Dominic E. Dragisich to the position of chief financial officer, commencing March 6, 2017. Dragisich brings diverse and impressive experience in both finance and business administration to Choice, and will lead the company’s financial… Read the full press release

Get Insider Tips for Your Next Trip to Barcelona with AirBnB’s New Platform

San Francisco, California, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the launch of its new Trips platform in Barcelona, adding bookable local experiences, insider recommendations and social meet ups to the thousands of homes available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city, immersing themselves… Read the full press release

Fly to Frankfurt with RyanAir’s New Route from Glasgow

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched a new route from Glasgow to Frankfurt, with a daily service beginning in October, as part of its extended winter 2017 schedule, which will deliver 1.4m customers at Glasgow International Airport. Ryanair’s Glasgow winter 2017 schedule will deliver: 3 new… Read the full press release

New Routes to Copenhagen, Milan and more with RyanAir’s 2017 Liverpool Winter Schedule

3 New Winter Routes to Copenhagen, Milan & Prague Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (28 Feb) launched its 2017 Liverpool winter schedule, with 2 new routes to Copenhagen and Milan, a new winter service to Prague and 24 routes in total, which will help deliver 2m customers p.a…. Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… Read the full press release

Economy hotels leader in Europe B&B Hotels Group selects Vertical Booking CRS solution for integrated hotel online distribution

ITALY, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — B&B Hotels Group, one of the main independent chains of economy hotels in Europe, a brand renowned for the quality of its smooth, efficient and cozy stays, has selected the Vertical Booking CRS solution for enterprise wide, integrated hotel online distribution. With approximately 400 hotels across France, Germany, Italy,… Read the full press release

Unlock Exclusive Deals with TravelClick’s Newest Feature on Booking Engine 4.0

New York, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick (“the Company”), a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, today announced the release of its new Private Offers feature on the Company’s recently launched Booking Engine 4.0, designed to drive a higher conversion and upsell rate for direct bookings on… Read the full press release

Hoteliers Face Challenge of Flattening Reservation Pace

  Still, North American Markets See Uptick in Rates Across Travel Segments New York, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As North American hoteliers progress through the early months of 2017, the pace of new bookings is flat with new February reservation commitments at -0.8 percent. However, average daily rates (ADR) for the first and second… Read the full press release

Enjoy Equine Therapy with Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado and Equus Partnership

Equine therapy program offers guests and groups innovative approach to personal enrichment TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, located 10 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, announces a partnership with Equus, an innovative self-mastery and inspired leadership program for individuals and organisations led by horses. The new onsite location for… Read the full press release

Cruise and Brunch with Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach’s Exclusive Offer

Mercury Lounge introduce the exclusive Brunch Boat for one day only to cruise the Arabian Gulf in Mediterranean style TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday, March 31, 2017, Mercury Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach will set up ship on the delectable Desert Rose boat to offer guests… Read the full press release

Heathrow Receives Support for its Sustainability Plan Heathrow 2.0

Support from politicians, industry, academia and businesses across the UK as Heathrow launches new sustainability strategy, Heathrow 2.0. Plans include a new R&D incubator, an ambition for growth from a new runway to be carbon neutral and at least halving the number of late-running departures to reduce noise for local communities. Hounslow TW6, UK, 2017-Mar-04… Read the full press release

Heathrow Strives for Aviation Excellence with New Sustainability Plan

Heathrow 2.0, the airport’s new sustainability strategy, launches new initiatives to make Heathrow into a centre of excellence for aviation Plans include a new R&D incubator, an ambition for growth from a new runway to be carbon neutral and at least halving the number of late-running departures to reduce noise for local communities Hounslow TW6,… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani signed an agreement with the Crown Property Bureau to extend lease on prime Bangkok city-centre plot

Signs an agreement with Crown Property Bureau to lease for 30-plus-30 years New city-centre landmark development will comprise a hotel, residences, offices, retail areas, and a large green space Project aims to put Bangkok on world stage BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit Thani Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and… Read the full press release

Hyatt to manage Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, Baha Mar Convention Center and a variety of food and beverage outlets as part of the Baha Mar Resort

CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with CTF BM Operations Ltd. for the operation of Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, the Baha Mar Convention Center and a variety of restaurants, bars and lounges, all of which will be part… Read the full press release