Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 26 new luxury properties scheduled to open in 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces 26 new luxury properties scheduled to open over the course of the year within its portfolio, presenting a multitude of options to satisfy #ThePreferredLife travel cravings of city enthusiasts and resort escapists alike. From Tuscany… 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

InterContinental Hotels Group announces Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur scheduled to open by 2021

InterContinental Hotels Group announces Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur scheduled to open by 2021   DENHAM, UK, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (23 FEBRUARY 2017) announces the signing of a management agreement with Yuk Tung Properties Sdn. Bhd. to develop a 338-room… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC to appoint Malina Ngai as an independent Non-Executive Director

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (“IHG”) today (21 FEBRUARY 2017) announces that Malina Ngai is to be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of IHG. She will join the IHG Board with effect from 1 March 2017. Malina is Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group, which is part… Read the full press release

The Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai joins Tribute Portfolio’s collection in China

Shanghai, China, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Tribute Portfolio™, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (02/22/2017) announced its debut in China with the addition of The Yuluxe Sheshan, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Shanghai. Owned by Shimao Property Holdings, the hotel joins Tribute Portfolio’s collection of exceptional hotels around the globe, spanning from Palm… 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 Amman voted as Top Hotel in Jordan and Top Hotel for Service in Jordan at TripAdvisor 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Amman, Jordan, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Year after year, Four Seasons Hotel Amman solidifies its position as Jordan’s most prestigious hospitality address, and this year is no different with the hotel taking home two top TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2017 that are presented only to the top 1 percent of all hotels on… 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

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel to host an art-inspired feast as the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — March is an eagerly anticipated month for art aficionados in Hong Kong as the ‘Hong Kong Arts Month’ heralds artistic creativity and inspiration across the city. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is proud to be the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair, organised by Harbour City from… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® appoints actress Jessica Alba as the newest addition to its Rosewood Curators program

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the ultra-luxury hotel group, appoints founder of the Honest Company and actress Jessica Alba as the newest addition to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel tips and insider secrets for Rosewood destinations around the world…. Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announces the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai as host for the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017

London, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai. The news comes as the industry leading awards programme begins its 24th year with the launch of the Grand Tour 2017. It will be the second time… 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

The Fearrington House Restaurant’s Executive Chef selected as Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalist for the Annual James Beard Foundation awards

Fearrington Village, NC, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The James Beard Foundation announced today the Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 27th Annual James Beard Foundation awards. The Fearrington House Restaurant’s Executive Chef Bedford was selected as a semifinalist for Best Chef: Southeast from a list of more than 24,000 online entries. In the… Read the full press release

Travelport Hotelzon upgrades its hotel booking app with new features and additional content

Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News — Travelport Hotelzon, a leading hotel distribution technology provider for the B2B travel industry, has upgraded its hotel booking app with the addition of numerous new features and additional content.  Designed to meet the increasing consumer-driven demands of the ever-connected corporate traveler, the updated mobile app version of the popular… Read the full press release

Burba Hotel Network to present HOLA Lifetime Achievement Award to former Accor Hotels CEO Roland de Bonadona

Burba Hotel Network to present HOLA Lifetime Achievement Award to former Accor Hotels CEO Roland de Bonadona   Costa Mesa, CA, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Burba Hotel Network (BHN), host of the upcoming Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) 2017, is pleased to announce that the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to… Read the full press release

Burba Hotel Network to present inaugural CHRIS Lifetime Achievement Award to Sandals Resorts chairman Hon. Gordon Arthur ‘Butch’ Stewart

Burba Hotel Network to present inaugural CHRIS Lifetime Achievement Award to Sandals Resorts chairman Hon. Gordon Arthur ‘Butch’ Stewart   Costa Mesa, CA, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Burba Hotel Network (BHN), host of the upcoming Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) 2017, is pleased to announce that the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award… Read the full press release

Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB opens its doors to guests

Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB opens its doors to guests   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB. Offering 105 new suites, the hotel strengthens the brand’s growing… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu® introduces its first residence property in Dhahran, bringing Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s a first! The Rezidor Hotel Group, known for its innovation in the hospitality industry and its iconic Radisson Blu® brand, introduces its first residence property in Dhahran, bringing Saudi Arabia to a new standard of excellence. With 92 stylish and sophisticated apartments, a restaurant and a gym,… Read the full press release

Sea Crest Beach Hotel and Delaware North support Falmouth Service Center on its mission to serve those in need

Sea Crest Beach Hotel and Delaware North support Falmouth Service Center on its mission to serve those in need   Parks and resorts division of global hospitality company holding annual meeting at Sea Crest NORTH FALMOUTH, Mass., and BUFFALO, N.Y., 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Sea Crest Beach Hotel and its new owner, global hospitality… Read the full press release

Mapletree Investments acquires Oakwood Worldwide

Former Oakwood Worldwide executive Christopher Ahearn named Chief Executive Officer Mapletree intends to step up acquisition and development of this asset class, building on the portfolio of more than 50 Oakwood-branded properties globally LOS ANGELES AND SINGAPORE, 2017-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd (“Mapletree” or the “Group”), a leading real estate… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano welcomes Shadi Suleman as its new General Manager

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano welcomes Shadi Suleman as its new General Manager   Alexandria, Egypt, 2017-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano announces the appointment of Shadi Suleman as its new General Manager. Suleman, a long-serving Four Seasons veteran, travels from the beautiful oasis of Doha to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle welcomes Greg Campbell as Director of Marketing

Seattle, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel next to Pike Place Market, welcomes Greg Campbell as Director of Marketing. Campbell is responsible for overseeing all sales and marketing initiatives, including catering and group business, The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and Goldfinch Tavern. Campbell brings… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces the appointment of Konrad Gstrein as General Manager

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Konrad Gstrein has been named General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto. A true leader in the industry, this is his sixth appointment with the company. Gstrein’s illustrious career started with Four Seasons in 2001 as Assistant Guest Services Manager at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. His… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide® recognised at the annual Business Travel Awards as the Best Serviced Apartment Provider

LONDON, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, has been recognised at the annual Business Travel Awards as the Best Serviced Apartment Provider. With more than 2,000 new apartments opened in a total of 10 locations worldwide across the year and a wide range of… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of its new property in Polokwane, South Africa

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of its new property in Polokwane, South Africa   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic mid-market brand, today (13 Feb 2017) announced the opening of its first property in Polokwane. The Park Inn by Radisson Polokwane is the… Read the full press release

The Rezidor Hotel Group announces the first Radisson RED in the Central Europe

The Rezidor Hotel Group announces the first Radisson RED in the Central Europe   BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world and a member of international Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the first Radisson RED… Read the full press release

Marriott International presented with the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) today received the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style at its LATINA Style 50 Awards Luncheon Ceremony in Arlington, Virginia. Brenda Durham, Senior Vice President and Regional General Counsel for the Caribbean and Latin America Region, Marriott International, accepted the award…. Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide to open W Prague in 2020

New York, NY, 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), announced it will open W Prague in 2020. Owned by PPH Evropa s.r.o, W Prague marks the brand’s debut into the Czech Republic, and will be located on Wenceslas Square in the heart of the buzzing capital… Read the full press release