Dusit International signs management consultancy agreement for dusitD2 Chaengwattana upscale business hotel

Dusit International signs management consultancy agreement for dusitD2 Chaengwattana upscale business hotel   dusitD2 Chaengwattana features impressive cantilevered design and top-floor banqueting with panoramic views Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has signed a management consultancy agreement with Sanguantas Development Company Limited… 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

Radisson Blu brings new standard of excellence to Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey

Radisson Blu brings new standard of excellence to Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is proudly announcing the opening of a new hotel in Diyarbakir, Turkey. The latest Turkish addition to the Radisson Blu family brings a… 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

Preferred Hotels & Resorts launches mobile app and member rate program to enhance its points-based hotel rewards program

Travelers who book a stay through the app by April 21 will earn 25,000 bonus points NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to consumers’ increasing desires to manage travel plans directly from their smartphones – and make sure they are getting the best deal while doing so – Preferred Hotels… 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

Choice Hotels converts Brookwood Inn near Duke University in Durham, N.C. into a Cambria hotel & suites property

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has converted the former Brookwood Inn near Duke University in Durham, N.C., into a Cambria hotel & suites property. This $8 million transformation was completed this winter and the hotel officially became a Cambria hotel… 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

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

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

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

Radisson Blu opens new Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town, South Africa

Radisson Blu opens new Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town, South Africa   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is proudly announcing the opening of a new Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town, South Africa. This is Carlson… 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

Interstate Hotels and Resorts Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Arlington, Va., 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts (“Interstate” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. (“Kohlberg”), announced today the appointment of Michael (“Mike”) J. Deitemeyer as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 23, 2017. He has also been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Interstate… Read the full press release

Meet Rosewood Hong Kong’s New Managing Director

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marc C. Brugger has been appointed managing director for Rosewood Hong Kong which is scheduled to open in 2018. Mr. Brugger is responsible for assembling the opening team with whom he will manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® property, comprised of 398 hotel guestrooms and 199… Read the full press release

Hampton Inn by Hilton Danville Recognized For Top Performance

Memphis, Tennessee, 2017-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton, Hilton‘s global mid-price brand of more than 2,200 hotels, has recognized Hampton Inn by Hilton Danville with a Circle of Excellence Award. The award signifies the hotel as one of the top performing properties within the brand. It is presented to hotels that have excelled in service and… Read the full press release

2016 Hampton Sales Leader of the Year Award Goes To Hampton Inn by Hilton Sydney Team Member

Memphis, Tennessee, 2017-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton Inn by Hilton Sydney is proud to announce one of its team members has been recognized for her exemplary service. Chrissy Jardine was recently awarded with the 2016 Hampton Sales Leader of the Year. The award recognizes one of six Hampton Sales leaders worldwide for exceptional performance in business and lead generation,… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Linzhi Resort in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Linzhi Resort in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region   LINZHI, China and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (March 22, 2017) announced the opening of Hilton Linzhi Resort in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Hilton Linzhi Resort is Hilton’s first hotel in the region and home… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai welcomes Colin Clark as its new General Manager

Clark brings 27 years of worldwide experience with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Hawaii, Hualalai, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Colin Clark, experienced hospitality leader, has been named General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Clark will oversee the Resort as well as the Residential Community. “I am honoured to join the team at Four… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces growth and development plans for Cambria hotels & suites in 2017

Cambria hotels & suites increases number of open hotels and pipeline in 2017 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, today announced significant growth and development plans for Cambria hotels & suites in 2017. With 28 Cambria hotels & suites open… Read the full press release