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

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

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

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

Flybe brings back weekly service between Cardiff and Dusseldorf from 1st April 2017

Leading regional airline expands 2017 Summer schedule from Cardiff Airport with weekly flights to new German base EXETER, United Kingdom, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced the return of its weekly Saturday service between Cardiff and Dusseldorf starting on 1st April 2017. Flights are available to book now at… 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

Royal Caribbean International expands Caribbean itineraries with cruises from Tampa to Havana

MIAMI, FL, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests looking to dive deeper into the culture and nightlife of Cuba will now have the opportunity to experience the island at night on Empress of the Seas’ new sailings to Havana. Royal Caribbean International has expanded its Caribbean itineraries sailing from Tampa, to include new 4- and… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens its first Hyatt Regency hotel in Xiamen, China

CHICAGO, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan, the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Xiamen in Southern China. The business hotel is set to provide authentic and diversified experiences to business and leisure travelers from near and far. “We are excited to welcome the… Read the full press release

Luxury French-Italian brand Moncler boutique now in Harnad International Airport

The duty free store stocks the latest Moncler men’s and women’s collections and accessories DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and luxury French-Italian brand Moncler have opened a dedicated boutique in Hamad International Airport (HIA) – launching the first permanent airport store for Moncler in the Middle East. Located in… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces Zephyr – MBD Steigenberger Hotel and Apartments in Bengaluru to open in 2020

FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is adding a further country to its hospitality portfolio. As announced in June 2016, the German company is approaching the Indian hotel market together with its Indian Joint Venture partner MBD Group. From the year 2020 on, guests will be able to relax in Bengaluru… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free the official retail partner of the 20th annual Commercial Bank Qatar Masters golf tournament, Doha Golf Club, 26 to 29 January 2017

More than 100 of the world’s best golfers will compete for the prestigious Mother of Pearl Trophy DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is proud to welcome the world’s golfing elite to Doha, as they compete for the Mother of Pearl Trophy in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters golf… Read the full press release

Four Seasons announces the appointment of Byron Chong as General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin

Tianjin, China, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has appointed Byron Chong to lead the opening team of Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin, now welcoming its first guests.  A twenty-year veteran of the company, Chong brings a wealth of experience to his first General Manager appointment, having previously worked at company’s… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara announces the public opening of Seasons Restaurant and Driftwood Spa

San Diego, Aviara, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, the luxury North County resort set in a lush, idyllic setting along the coastline announces the public opening of Seasons Restaurant and Driftwood Spa. The San Diego community gains new dining and spa destinations as locals are now welcome to experience the… Read the full press release

Explore the world’s most luxurious private jets via 360 degree interactive panoramic photography at qatarexec.com.qa

Exclusive travel experience begins online with new interactive website Global travellers can access VIP enquiry services and flight availability at their convenience DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The ultimate travel experience begins with a visit to Qatar Executive’s newly designed website www.qatarexec.com.qa where clients can explore the world’s most luxurious private jets via… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings Inc. recognized by several prestigious industry organizations in 2016

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings Inc. – which owns the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands – was recognized by several prestigious industry organizations in 2016 as a travel industry partner of choice among leisure travelers, road warriors and travel buyers. Enterprise Holdings’ integrated global network… Read the full press release

W Hotels brand debuts in Hungary with the opening of W Budapest

Budapest, 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced an agreement with QPR Properties Kft, part of Constellation Hotels Holding Ltd., to debut the iconic W Hotels brand in Hungary with the opening of W Budapest. Ideally located on Andrassy Avenue (a UNESCO World… Read the full press release

Marriott International Inc. to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda, Maryland

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hot el project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises begins work on its future Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in The Bahamas

GENEVA, 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, today broke ground on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. Located south of Bimini in The Bahamas, the island is set to become a natural paradise exclusive to MSC… Read the full press release

IHG announces new 367-room Crowne Plaza hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia

367-room Crowne Plaza Kota Kinabalu Waterfront to feature first seafront sunset bar and restaurant in the city Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/— InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a management agreement with Golden Wave Sdn Bhd for a new 367-room Crowne Plaza… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and French crystal maker Lalique to launch selected inflight items

Singapore/Paris, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ —  Singapore Airlines (SIA) and French crystalmaker Lalique have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership, in the course of which Singapore Airlines will exclusively carry selected inflight items co-branded with Lalique in its Suites and First Class cabins. The partnership is set to start with the launch of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail appoints Marcus Stewart as Executive Chef

Vail, CO, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Acclaimed culinarian Marcus Stewart has been appointed Executive Chef at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, having first joined the Resort in June 2015 as Executive Sous Chef. “Marcus is a natural-born leader,” says Director of Food and Beverage Simon de Swaan.  “He has this extraordinary ability to… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Boston launches multi-sensory wellness experience at The Five-Star Spa

Hong Kong, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Five-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston will launch a multi-sensory wellness experience on January 23, 2017. Designed to restore overall health and well-being, The Spa will introduce a form of sound therapy inspired by the ancient healing art of Himalayan singing bowls. Using vibrations and audible… Read the full press release

Amari Havodda Maldives offers direct seaplane connection

FIRST RESORT IN GAAFU DHAALU ATOLL TO INITIATE SEAPLANE CONNECTION WITH GAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MALDIVES, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Amari Havodda Maldives, a luxury private island resort located in one of the most pristine atolls in the southern part of the Maldives, recently made history by being the first resort in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta announces the appointment of Lasheeda Perry as Pastry Chef

Atlanta, 2017-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta announces the “sweet” appointment of Lasheeda Perry as Pastry Chef of the leading luxury hotel in the city. A creative force in the kitchen, Perry will lead the pastry team with a wealth of experience. Before her move to Atlanta, Perry served as executive pastry… Read the full press release