Four Seasons Hotel Austin announces summer programming in 2019

Ceviche classes, champong and stand-up paddleboarding on the activity lineup Austin, U.S.A, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Austin is embracing its identity as an “urban resort” with the launch of new summer experiences and activities that make the most of the downtown Austin hotel’s lakeside location and laidback vibe. “Our sprawling green lawn… Read the full press release

Beaufort Hotel joins Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) welcomes the Beaufort Hotel to its portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community. The brand’s newest addition, situated on the idyllic Crystal Coast, channels the Tar Heel State’s rich maritime culture and highlights the collection’s continued growth… Read the full press release

Ryanair to acquire Malta Air

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair Holdings, Europe’s largest airline group, today (11th June) announced it has agreed to purchase Malta Air, a Maltese start up airline, into which Ryanair will move and grow its Malta based fleet of 6 B737 aircraft. This investment in Malta Air will allow Ryanair to grow its already… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group unveils its diverse MICE offerings across its new hotel portfolio in Abu Dhabi

The diverse MICE offering spans vibrant city, tranquil desert and stunning beach locations The focus supports Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030 and looks to capitalize on the 7% annual growth forecasted for MICE in the capital* Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel group has unveiled its diverse… Read the full press release

Hyatt proudly supports WorldPride 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of Hyatt’s commitment to fostering a world of understanding and inclusion, Hyatt Hotels Corporation(NYSE: H) today (June 10, 2019) announced that Hyatt is encouraging guests to be their most authentic self during WorldPride 2019 and beyond and inviting them to enjoy a special offer in celebration of WorldPride… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes TAP Air Portugal’s nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco

With 71 New Jet Deliveries Planned Through 2025, TAP’s Fleet Reaches 100 Aircraft for the First Time as the Airline Adds New Routes this Month from SFO, Chicago O’Hare and Washington-Dulles SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal introduces five weekly nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco International Airport… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces the appointment of Nathaniel Pieper as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances

Pieper will serve as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (June 11, 2019) announced that Nathaniel Pieper will join the company Aug. 1 as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances. With more than 20 years in the airline industry, Pieper brings a wealth of aviation… Read the full press release

OpenTable unveils the annual 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America for 2019

Restaurants in California, Florida and Hawaii Receive Most Honors; Winners Span 19 States and Washington, D.C. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As the days grow longer and we approach the official start of summer, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today unveiled the annual 100 Best… Read the full press release

MAXX Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam opens on August 1st, 2019

The new hotel of the brand MAXX by Steigenberger in Potsdam Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The MAXX family is growing: With the MAXX Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam, the young brand opens its third hotel after Bad Honnef and Vienna within a few months. The current Steigenberger Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam is… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of Hotel Indigo, in Qatar due to open in 2023

The company has partnered with Al Sraiya Hotels & Hospitality Group for Hotel Indigo Doha Lusail Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, has signed a Management Agreement with Qatari holding company, Al Sraiya Hotels & Hospitality Group which is under Al… Read the full press release

IHG brings together its two largest brands, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express in a new global marketing campaign

The company’s largest marketing campaign in over a decade brings together two iconic leaders in global travel to demonstrate the power of in-person connection Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts (IHG®) announces the launch of a global marketing campaign for the company’s two largest brands, Holiday Inn®and Holiday Inn Express®. We’re there, a new,… Read the full press release

W Hotels reveals major upgrades to W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and W Atlanta – Downtown

Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation Project Spans 750+ Guest Rooms, Multiple Bars & Restaurants and Innovative Meeting Spaces Atlanta, GA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and W… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko recognised as “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2019” by World Travel Awards

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has been recognised as “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2019” by World Travel Awards. The red-carpet gala ceremony took place on Saturday, 8 June on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The online votes were cast by professionals working within the tourism industry and by… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Bahia named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Bahia adds another distinctive award to its portfolio, as the luxury beachfront resort is named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019. Voted for by travel and tourism professionals from across the globe, the World Travel Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within… Read the full press release

Kempinski Group announces the appointment of Martin R. Smura as new Chief Executive Officer

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Martin R. Smura takes the helm as new Chief Executive Officer of the Kempinski Group on 1st July. The 50-year old brings a vast amount of management experience and expertise from top international hotel Companies on five continents: his most recent remit was that of Executive Chairman… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards, for the fifth time

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is delighted to announce that it was voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards, for the fifth time. In addition, the hotel’s Royal Suite Corvinus won the category Hungary’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019. World Travel Awards represents the highest accolade for Kempinski Hotel Corvinus… Read the full press release

Emirates announces the arrival of the Webb Ellis Cup in Tokyo

As Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019™ Emirates will utilise its global reach to bring fans around the world closer to the game TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019 (RWC 2019), is proud to announce the arrival of the Webb Ellis Cup in Tokyo. The… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels to develop five Houston-area Sleep Inn hotels

Five New-Construction Sleep Inn Hotels Coming to Houston Area ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with Legacy Partners, LLC to develop five Sleep Inn hotels outside of Houston, Texas. The first hotel is slated to open in 2020. “With more than 550 Sleep Inn properties currently open or… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney announces a multi-million dollar enhancement project set be completed late 2019

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dedicated to providing guests with the best travel experience through innovation and improvements to continually set the highest standards in luxury travel and hospitality, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is excited to announce a multi-million dollar enhancement project that began in late 2018 and continues this year. The project will… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago introduces newly renovated one-bedroom suites

Highest suites in the city highlight panoramic lake and skyline views Chicago, U.S.A., 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, with the highest rooms and suites in Chicago, introduces newly renovated one-bedroom suites, ranging from 725 square feet (67 square metres) to 950 square feet (88 square metres). Led by design group BAMO, the renovation infuses… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai announces the appointment of Jessica Candy as Spa Director

Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resorts Lanai named Jessica Candy as Spa Director, responsible for overseeing daily spa operations, including staff training, treatments and retail, fitness facilities as well as the Resort’s yoga and wellness program. Candy has a distinguished spa and wellness background with over 15 years of experience in the spa industry. … Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston offers the ultimate Fourth of July experience

Boston, U.S.A., 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — There is no better place than Boston for families to enjoy the ultimate Fourth of July experience.  Guests of Four Seasons Hotel Boston have the very best of the city at their fingertips, and New England’s capital enchants visitors and locals alike with unforgettable offerings that pay tribute to the… Read the full press release

Qatar Aviation Services exhibits at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, Spain

DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in Madrid, Spain from 26-29 May. For the second consecutive year, QAS participated in what is widely recognised as the most prestigious event on the ground handling industry… Read the full press release

CDA welcomeS the return of a herd of grazing animals to manage natural vegetation at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (06/07/2019) welcomed the return of a herd of grazing animals to manage natural vegetation at one of the world’s busiest airports.  The grazing herd—comprised of a mix of 30 goats, sheep, and a donkey named Jackson—will be on hand at O’Hare International… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Europe 2019 unveiled the finest travel brands in Europe

Madeira, Portugal, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in Europe have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Madeira. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony on the breathtaking Atlantic island to find out who amongst them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates new service between Dubai and Sochi

flydubai becomes the first GCC-based airline to offer direct flights to Sochi Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has inaugurated its new service from Dubai to Sochi. flydubai flight FZ985 arrived at Sochi International Airport (AER) on 07 June and was met with a traditional water cannon salute and a welcome… Read the full press release

Wizz Air allocates sixth aircraft to its Vienna base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and one of the leading low-cost carriers in Austria, announced today (JUN 4, 2019) the allocation of a sixth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet in the middle of December, enabling the start of six new long-awaited… Read the full press release

RUSSIA: S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Vladivostok to Yakutsk on 5 June 2019

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, will be starting regular direct flights from Vladivostok to Yakutsk as of 5 June 2019. The flights will run on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Departures will leave from Kievichi airport at 00:40, and arrive in Yakutsk at 03:10 local time on the following day. The return flight will depart on Thursdays and Sundays at 04:45 and… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 hotels

Transitioning in 13 hotels and 1,285 rooms strengthens U.S. portfolio ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a strong start to 2019, Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces that it has been selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 hotels. From Texas to Washington state, the portfolio expands Interstate’s presence in… Read the full press release

Radisson Collection welcomes The May Fair Hotel to its collection of most exceptional hotels

The launch coincides with Radisson Collection’s first anniversary since its introduction to the Radisson Hotel Group brand architecture Edwardian Hotels London and Radisson Hotel Group are also announcing their intention for a 10 year extension to their strategic partnership BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most… Read the full press release