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

Mint Croft achieves 5 Star B&B Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxury, handcrafted organic B&B created from converted croft outhouses on Skye hasachieved the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from VisitScotland. Mint Croft, in north-west Skye, near Dunvegan, has achieved its 5 Star B&B Quality Assurance award from the national tourism organisation. Shaz and Ali Morton are crofters… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® marks 10th year of its Medical Transportation Grant Program with donation of 10,000 roundtrip flights in 2017

In celebration of milestone anniversary, airline partners with Musicians On Call to bring healing power of music to patients receiving medical treatment DALLAS, Texas, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 75 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations across the nation will benefit from the Southwest Airlines® Medical Transportation Grant… Read the full press release

Spirit announces service from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth, Myrtle Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Las Vegas, Houston and Los Angeles

New nonstop service from Pittsburgh to seven destinations begins in summer of 2017 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hey yinzers! Are you counting down to summer, but still saving up for that dream vacation? Have no fear people of the Three Rivers, Spirit Airlines is here to save you from expensive summer travel!… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches three-weekly flights to Yanbu and Tabuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

From 9 May and 19 June Qatar Airways will connect Yanbu and Tabuk respectively to more than 150 destinations worldwide through its home and hub, Hamad International Airport Three weekly flights from Doha to Yanbu and Tabuk will operate with an Airbus A320 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today… Read the full press release

AHLEF raised more than $8,000,000 in its fundraising efforts to fund hospitality scholarships, professional development, research

Funds go toward hospitality scholarships, professional development, research Washington, D.C., 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF) today (February 22, 2017) announced that it has raised more than $8,000,000 in its fundraising efforts to promote hospitality’s future talent through scholarships, professional development opportunities and research. The campaign, Opening Doors… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality recognizes IntercityHotel’s Aylin Nöske and Steigenberger Hotels’ Erwin Bruyn at its “General Manager of the Year” Awards

Aylin Nöske wins at IntercityHotel, Erwin Bruyn emerges victorious at Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts Frankfurt, Germany, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The purpose of the Deutsche Hospitality “General Manager of the Year” Awards, which were presented at the Business Conference in Brussels, is to recognise outstanding performances by Hotel Directors in the group. Aylin… Read the full press release

Qantas unveils its next generation Premium Economy seat to debut on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from October

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has revealed its next generation Premium Economy seat, which will debut on the airline’s fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from October. Wider and with more functional space overall, the new seat has a unique recline motion that provides a class-leading level of comfort. When the rear of… Read the full press release

HSMAI celebrates industry innovators at the 60th Annual Adrian Awards

McLean, VA, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) presented the 60th Annual Adrian Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis, recognizing excellence in travel advertising, digital marketing and public relations, and the leaders behind the work. “It’s always wonderful to be able to celebrate the innovators of our… Read the full press release

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection’s Hotel ‘41’ earns 5-Star Award Winner rating from Forbes Travel Guide 2017

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection’s Hotel ‘41’ earns 5-Star Award Winner rating from Forbes Travel Guide 2017   London, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is thrilled to announce that Hotel ‘41’ has received a coveted 5-Star Award Winner rating from Forbes Travel Guide 2017, an honor saved only for properties… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence named to the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Egypt in the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Cairo, Egypt, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has been named to the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Egypt in the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards.  It is also among the top luxury hotels in Cairo. “We are thrilled and honoured to be recognised and to receive this… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza welcomes Dimitrios Zarikos as the new Regional Vice President and General Manager

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza welcomes Dimitrios Zarikos as the new Regional Vice President and General Manager   Cairo, Egypt, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza is delighted to welcome Dimitrios Zarikos as the new Regional Vice President and General Manager. Dimitri is… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts opens its eighth hotel in Greater China, The St. Regis Changsha

Changsha, China, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today (02/16/2017) announces the highly-anticipated opening of The St. Regis Changsha, the iconic luxury hotel brand’s eighth hotel in Greater China. Featuring a timeless blend of innovation and tradition, the hotel is set to elevate Changsha’s luxury hospitality landscape with its uncompromising… Read the full press release