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

AEGEAN becomes the official airline partner of documenta 14 exhibition of Western European modern art

Athens, Greece, 2017-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Staying true to its commitment to support initiatives that promote Greece, AEGEAN has become the official airline partner of the internationally renowned documenta 14 exhibition of Western European modern art. For the first time, documenta 14 will have a twofold structure in which Kassel and Athens will jointly… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels celebrates the “topping off” of the Cambria hotel & suites Nashville in Tenn.

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, joined Fillmore Capital Partners, developer Fillmore Hospitality and general contractor Integra Construction to celebrate the “topping off” of the Cambria hotel & suites Nashville in Nashville, Tenn. Located at 8th Avenue and McGavock Street in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore’s lobby bar One-Ninety names Joseph Haywood as head bartender

Singapore, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from Atlanta, Joseph Haywood is ready to take on the fast-paced lifestyle of this multi-cultural city at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Dressed for the runway daily, Joe will oversee all bar operations, cocktail programs and events revolving around the Hotel’s vibrant lobby bar One-Ninety, which boasts of… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor opens its 11th hotel in Belgium — Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic mid-market hotel brand, opens its doors today in the European capital’s Airport. Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport is Carlson Rezidor’s 11th hotel in Belgium. The new Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport is located in the Brussels Diegem Business… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental opens new luxurious Turkish Riviera resort for the summer season

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxurious Turkish Riviera resort, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, will open for the summer season on 1 April, boasting brand new services. New fitness and wellness facilities, a butler service for every room category, a new partnership with Worldwide Kids and specially curated room packages will become available at… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut its Four Points brand in New Zealand in late 2017

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1 Marriott International today announced it expects to debut its booming Four Points brand in New Zealand with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Auckland in late 2017. Owned by Russell Property Group and Lockwood Auckland Properties, the 255-room hotel will be located in the… Read the full press release

Immerse in Local Japanese Communities With AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the expansion of its Trips platform in Japan, adding bookable local experiences in both Tokyo and Osaka and Tokyo guidebooks to the thousands of homes already available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city,… Read the full press release

AirBnB Trips Lets You Experience Harlem

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Airbnb announces the launch of its Trips platform in Harlem, New York, adding Experiences to the thousands of homes available for booking. Harlem Experiences offer a chance to get to know the people and places driving the neighborhood’s world-famous food, art, music, and nightlife. Now guests… Read the full press release

AirBnB Partners With Non-profit Organization to Empower Women in Social Enterprise

San Francisco, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today,  nine women entrepreneurs from Langa Township in Cape Town graduated from a program that will  help them boost their community by providing sustainable accommodation options to global travelers. The graduates are the first class of hosts from iKhaya le Langa, a non-profit aimed at revitalizing the area… Read the full press release

Publican Tavern Has Best Atmosphere in An Airport Restaurant/Bar

Chicago, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Publican Tavern at O’Hare International Airport was voted as the best airport restaurant/bar for atmosphere in the USA TODAY Travel 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Publican Tavern opened at O’Hare last summer and has quickly become one of the airport’s most popular dining destinations. Located in Terminal 3, O’Hare’s newest… Read the full press release

Tourism Potential in Russian Regions of the Silk Road Discussed In UNWTO Seminar

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The potential of tourism itineraries and products in the Russian regions of Silk Road has centred the debates of a Seminar conducted last 12 March in Moscow by UNWTO. The Seminar was held in the framework of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme in cooperation with the Russian… Read the full press release

UNWTO Secretary General Welcomes Japan’s Commitment To Tourism Development

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, applauded Japan’s commitment to tourism development as one of the significant pillars of the socio-economic agenda during a recent official visit to Japan. Meeting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Mr Rifai welcomed Japan’s Action Program for Tourism focused on… Read the full press release