Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita debuts multi-million dollar renovation this winter

New Resort enhancements and group experiences at award-winning beachfront Mexico resort include elevated Signature Suites and reimagined Apuane Spa with AntiGravity fitness and aerial yoga classes Punta Mita, México, 2016-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star luxury resort tucked into the lush landscape of the Riviera Nayarit, debuts a multi-million… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts further expands presence in key markets with the addition of 24 new member hotels

CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces the addition of 24 member hotels over the past three months, which mark the company’s debut in key regions, signal the expansion of existing partnerships, and represent enhanced presence in key markets. Highlights of the new hotel additions… Read the full press release

Marriott International brings Sheraton Grand into Guinea, West Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry

Bethesda, Md, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (12/12/2016) announced the debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry, welcoming it to the brand’s premier tier of hotels recognized for their exciting destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and… Read the full press release

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts teams up with X+Q Art to launch distinctive artworks celebrating its hotels across Greater China

Le Méridien unveils collaboration with Chinese art collective X+Q Art at the press conference. From left to right: Mike Fulkerson , Vice President of Brand Marketing, Asia Pacific; Marriott International Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts; Jing Xiang, co-founder of X+Q Art; Guangci Qu, co-founder of X+Q Art   Shanghai, China,… Read the full press release

Discovery Destinations Hotels & Resorts becomes latest member brand of Global Hotel Alliance

Global Hotel Alliance and Discovery Destinations combine global brand recognition and award-winning loyalty to take the lead in the experiential travel space Dubai, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Discovery Destinations Hotels & Resorts (“Discovery Destinations”) has joined Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) as its latest member brand, while at the same time creating a new,… Read the full press release

World Luxury Hotel Awards recognises Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh with Luxury Hotel in Saudi Arabia award

World Luxury Hotel Awards recognises Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh with Luxury Hotel in Saudi Arabia award   Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre has picked up the Luxury Hotel in Saudi Arabia award at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 recently held in Doha. This… Read the full press release

Distinguished hotelier Brent Martin appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail

Distinguished hotelier Brent Martin appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail   Vail, U.S.A., 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Distinguished hotelier Brent Martin has been appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, after first arriving on an interim assignment in late September. “Brent’s knowledge and experience, along with… Read the full press release

Now in its sixth year Never Ever Days back at Whistler Blackcomb

450 ADULTS NEW TO SKIING/SNOWBOARDING WILL RECEIVE A LESSON, LIFT TICKET, RENTAL GEAR & APRÈS FOR ONLY $25 WHISTLER, BC, 2016-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh on the heels of a massive expansion and upgrade to the learning area on Whistler Mountain, Never Ever Days are back at Whistler Blackcomb. On December 10 and 11,… Read the full press release

GoInStore to provide virtual live tours of meetings and events facilities of Marriott’s ECN convention hotels in Europe

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has today (11/29/2016) announced an exclusive relationship between its European Convention Network (ECN) and London-based technology start-up, GoInStore. Through this arrangement, meeting planners will have access to virtual live tours of meetings and events facilities of the ECN’s collection of 14 gold… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016   Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C was awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016, with Summer Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton, Milenia Singapore, Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Lab by Sergi Arola at Penha Longa Resort, and Jin Xuan… Read the full press release

Sheraton joins #GivingTuesday’s global platform

Sheraton joins #GivingTuesday’s global platform   Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Reinforcing its commitment to being… Read the full press release

Tribute Portfolio™ opens its first new build property — Sthala, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud Bali

The Naga Rooftop Bar & Lounge at Sthala, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud Bali   Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Tribute Portfolio™, a collection of aspirational independent hotels and resorts from Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), today (11/29/2016) announced its debut in Bali with the opening of Sthala, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud… Read the full press release

Hilton debuts in Ningbo, China with the opening of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort

Hilton debuts in Ningbo, China with the opening of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort   NINGBO, China and MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Hotels & Resorts today (November 29, 2016) announced the opening of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort, marking Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) debut in Ningbo. Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort is owned by… Read the full press release

Dusit International to operate the dusitD2 Phuket Aria in Surin Beach

Dusit International to operate the dusitD2 Phuket Aria in Surin Beach   Bangkok, Thailand, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading hospitality company Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Phuket-based property developer Layana Development Co., Ltd. to operate the dusitD2 Phuket Aria in Surin Beach. Located on the west coast of Phuket between… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotel Group appoints Patrick Divall as Regional VP, Western Europe and Ignace Bauwens as Regional VP, Middle East and Africa

New Regional Vice Presidents for Western Europe and Middle East, Africa Offer More than 60 Years of Combined Hotel Industry Expertise LONDON, UK, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with nearly 8,000 hotels across a portfolio of 16 iconic brands, today (22 November 2016) announced two new appointments… Read the full press release

278-room Holiday Inn Bandung Pasteur opens in Indonesia’s West Java province

278-room Holiday Inn Bandung Pasteur opens in Indonesia’s West Java province   DENHAM, UK, 2016-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened Holiday Inn Bandung Pasteur in the capital city of Indonesia’s West Java province. The 278-room hotel, which previously operated as the Aston Primera… Read the full press release

Dominican Republic: The 21 stories tall 227 guest rooms InterContinental Real Santo Domingo opens

Property is located in the thriving business and entertainment center of the city   DENHAM, UK, 2016-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, proudly announces the opening of the InterContinental Real Santo Domingo hotel, bringing discrete luxury to the metropolitan commercial point area of the city, home to… Read the full press release

InterContinental® Doha Residences opens under management agreement with Gulf Hotels Company WLL

InterContinental® Doha Residences opens under management agreement with Gulf Hotels Company WLL   DENHAM, UK, 2016-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the opening of InterContinental® Doha Residences under a management agreement with Gulf Hotels Company WLL. Located on Doha’s longest natural private beach, each spacious… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Ford Dynasty Pty Ltd to refurbish and rebrand the current Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Ford Dynasty Pty Ltd to refurbish and rebrand the current Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs   DENHAM, UK, 2016-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Ford Dynasty Pty Ltd have signed a franchise agreement to refurbish and rebrand the current Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs; scheduled to reopen as Crowne… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts: Explore the indulgent alternatives available at some of the world’s best independent ski chalets and resorts

CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As winter lovers countdown the days until ski season is in full swing, those who equate winter breaks with an escape to the tropics would do well not to abandon their snow-loving friends and family and, instead, explore the indulgent alternatives available at some of the world’s best independent… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® announces ultra-luxury Hong Kong property in 2018

HONG KONG, 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® will open the ultra-luxury brand’s first Hong Kong property in 2018 in a prime Victoria Harbour waterfront location at the former New World Centre on Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. Rosewood Hong Kong will occupy 27 floors of a multi-use tower owned by… Read the full press release

DSA Architects to design first of its kind five-star beach resort for Rezidor Hotel Group on Cape Verde Islands

DSA Architects to design first of its kind five-star beach resort for Rezidor Hotel Group on Cape Verde Islands   Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces their very first resort… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Hotels to open four properties in Asia early 2017

Autograph Collection Hotels to open four properties in Asia early 2017   Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinguished portfolio of independent hotels recognized for celebrating individuality, announced today (11/10/2016) its debut of four properties in Asia next year.  In early 2017, the brand expects to open The… Read the full press release

Signature Vacations announces the first Splash Water World in Punta Cana now officially open

TORONTO, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Signature Vacations is pleased to announce that the first Splash Water World in Punta Cana is now officially open. Operated by the tour operator’s exclusive hotel partner, RIU Hotels & Resorts, the water attractions facility is the first RIU establishment specializing in aquatic activities, and welcomes all guests staying… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces W Algarve on Portugal’s Algarve coast scheduled to open in 2018

Bethesda, Md., 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — WHotels Worldwide, now part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), today (11/09/2016) announced it will open W Algarve in 2018 on Portugal’s stunning sun-kissed Algarve coast.  Developed in partnership with Nozul Algarve, S.A., the vibrant oceanfront oasis will overlook the breathtaking coastline and the beckoning waters of the… Read the full press release

Seaside resort of Dornoch nominated in the ‘Rising Star’ category of The Great British High Street Awards

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — An historic Highland town which has seen its visitor numbers soar by over 30% over the last year is the only Scottish finalist in The Great British High Street Awards. The seaside resort of Dornoch has been nominated in the ‘Rising Star’ category of the awards for… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb gears up for winter 2016/2017 season with Opening Day presented by The North Face on November 24, 2016

The North Face Activations Include Base Camp Celebration, Opening Day Gondola Campout Contest, and Explore, Scan & Win Contest  WHISTLER, BC, 2016-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — With early season storms delivering snow to the alpine, the anticipation for winter continues to build as skiers and snowboarders eagerly await their first turns of the season. Whistler… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo appoints Roger Perez as Director of Food and Beverage

Costa Rica, 2016-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Seasoned hospitality veteran and Mexico native Roger Perez has been appointed as Director of Food and Beverage for Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo. Prior to joining Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, Perez held operational positions with Starwood, Accor and Princess Cruises in exotic locales… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes in Egypt

  Bethesda, MD, 2016-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced the opening of Egypt’s best kept secret, The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes. Owned by New Cairo for Real Estate Investment Company, the resort and spa is located in the… Read the full press release

Kurumba Maldives announces festive events for Christmas and New Year

Malé, Republic of Maldive, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Kurumba Maldives is ready to celebrate Christmas and New Year, paradise style! With a series of gastronomic experiences, presented by our Executive Chef Glen Cooper and his culinary team, guests can enjoy a varied selection of delicacies and classy, cosmopolitan events. The festive events include unique… Read the full press release