Razak Ahmad to bring his signature luxury flower displays to Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Designer partners with hotel to transform the guest experience and showcase his signature blossoms Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur announces a partnership with acclaimed floral designer Razak Ahmad, overseeing all floral designs for the all-new ultra-luxurious Hotel, which opened on July 1, 2018.  As the city’s most celebrated floral… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay welcomes its new Hotel Manager Jason Rodgers

Veteran hotelier joins the team of the city’s 51-storey luxury beach resort Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay announces the appointment of Jason Rodgers as Hotel Manager of the landmark urban hotel that recently transformed into a fully-fledged island resort with the addition of The Four Seasons Beach. A 20-year veteran… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts veteran Mohamed Elbanna promoted to Senior General Manager

Managing Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach and overseeing the development of Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Fort Lauderdale Palm Beach, U.S.A., 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts veteran Mohamed Elbanna has been promoted to Senior General Manager, continuing his management of Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach while now also overseeing the development of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti names Lucas Julien-Vauzelle as Executive Chef

Serengeti, Tanzania, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Not many chefs can boast a dining setting as inspiring as the Serengeti savannah, but that is exactly what welcomes Lucas Julien-Vauzelle with his appointment as Executive Chef at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti. A culinary-lover since his earliest days, Lucas is also a world traveller, having worked across no… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg welcomes 2-Michelin star Pastry Chef Nicolas Lambert to its culinary team

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — There’s need to book a flight to Paris to enjoy an exquisite chocolate patisserie, and as for pure and refreshing Asian desserts, they can now be tastes with a stunning view of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral. As of July 12, 2018, Nicolas Lambert, most recently Pastry Chef Caprice… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, the only Vietnamese property to feature in Travel + Leisure’s Top 100 Hotels in the World 2018

Hoi An, Vietnam, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam has been placed in Travel + Leisure’s Top 100 Hotels in the World 2018, the only Vietnamese property to feature in the prestigious annual list voted by Travel + Leisure readers – the globetrotter’s guide to the hottest destinations and hotels. Commenting on… Read the full press release

Emirates’ baggage operation in its Dubai hub earns IATA 753 compliance certification

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has been awarded IATA 753 compliance certification for its baggage operation in its home base of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The certification underlines the carrier’s capabilities to diligently track bags that flow through its Dubai hub for departing, arriving and connecting customers. IATA Resolution 753 requires airlines… Read the full press release

Alipay and STB launch joint-marketing initiatives to encourage Chinese tourists to spend with Alipay while in Singapore

Partnership is aimed at increasing Singapore’s destination branding and awareness, driving visitor spend and enhancing STB’s understanding of a key consumer group Singapore, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Alipay, the world’s leading mobile and online payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, together with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), have launched a… Read the full press release

2018 ACI Director General’s Roll of Excellence inductees announced

Programme recognizes consistent delivery of exceptional customer experience Montreal, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World is delighted to announce the 2018 inductees into the ACI Director General’s Roll of Excellence. The honour recognizes those airports which, in the opinion of their passengers, have consistently delivered excellence in customer service. Passengers are… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains removes afternoon peak restrictions out of London Euston

Friday afternoon peak out of London abolished for summer of spontaneity New study finds that 4pm on a Friday is the moment the nation takes to social media to talk about their weekends 93% of all conversations about the weekend on social media embrace and encourage spontaneity LONDON, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin… Read the full press release

Hilton Short Hills unveils new enhancements following $9 million hotel transformation project

With Renovated Guest Rooms, Updated Meeting Space and Addition of a Rooftop Lounge, Come Experience the New Hilton Short Hills SHORT HILLS, NJ, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Short Hills, a AAA Four Diamond-rated property part of Hilton Hotels and Resort’s fast-growing global portfolio of upscale, full-service hotels, just placed the finishing touches on a… Read the full press release

Satellite launch company Virgin Orbit to operate and deliver one of the first launches of its LauncherOne system in Spaceport Cornwall

CORNWALL, England, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British satellite launch in 50 years could take place from Cornwall within the next three years following a new partnership with Virgin Orbit. Virgin Orbit, a satellite launch company, has selected Spaceport Cornwall as an ideal location to operate and deliver one of the first… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport to pursue certification in pharmaceutical logistics with IATA

International Air Transport Association seal of excellence guarantees quality control Edmonton, AB, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) will become the first airport community in Canada to pursue a certification in pharmaceutical logistics with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Because pharmaceutical products are often required urgently, they are frequently shipped by air…. Read the full press release

Vietjet launches Ho Chi Minh City – Osaka route

Ho Chi Minh City, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of the most amazing promotional program of the year “Free up your summer with Vietjet”, Vietjet continues to open Ho Chi Minh City – Osaka (Japan) route. In addition to Hanoi – Osaka route, the second route of Vietjet to Japan will better meet travel and… Read the full press release

Heathrow hosts first of a series of events to promote accessible air travel to persons with disabilities

First Heathrow Open Day will welcome passengers with disabilities on a tour of Terminal 5 Prospective passengers will view Heathrow’s assistance options, ask questions, offer suggestions and grow their confidence before they fly   New CAA Airport Accessibility Report acknowledges Heathrow’s improvements in its customer service for persons with disabilities LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of Hotel Indigo® Dundee, Scotland

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened Hotel Indigo® Dundee, in one of Europe’s rising design destinations – Dundee, Scotland. Once famous for its textiles, the city’s industrial spaces are now filled with artists and collectives, including a thriving gaming community who… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the Grand Opening of JW Marriott Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Turnberry Associates and Marriott International today (07/12/2018) announced the Grand Opening of JW Marriott Nashville, ideally situated steps from Music City’s most treasured landmarks. The striking, 33-story glass tower transforms the iconic Nashville skyline and ushers in a new chapter for luxury hospitality and sophistication in one… Read the full press release

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection takes the No. 2 spot in the ‘Best Hotel Brands’ category in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

LONDON, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is thrilled to announce that it has once again earned top honors in the highly esteemed Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. This year the collection garnered the No. 2 spot in the ‘Best Hotel Brands’ category, while Ashford Castle, Hotel 41 and The Chesterfield Mayfair each placed in… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts assumed management of The Westin Alexandria, VA

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — As a part of the company’s strategy to grow its upper-upscale collection, Interstate Hotels & Resorts – a global leader in third-party hotel and resort management – has assumed management of The Westin Alexandria in partnership with Hong Kong-based owner Junson Capital. The hotel is ideally located… Read the full press release