Cascade acquires a majority stake in Four Seasons from an affiliate of Kingdom Holding Company

Grounded in its renowned people and service culture, the iconic luxury brand continues to accelerate expansion plans in key markets globally Toronto, Canada, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts continues to solidify its leadership position through the strategic expansion of its portfolio of hotels, resorts and residential developments. The… Read the full press release

Travel Trends 2022 – WUNDERMAN THOMPSON PREDICTS 100 TRENDS THAT WILL DEFINE 2022

Wunderman Thompson today launches the 8th edition of The Future 100: 2022, their annual essential trend almanac offering a snapshot of the year ahead and the most compelling trends to keep on the radar. London, UK 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Future 100: 2022 from Wunderman Thompson’s futurism, research and innovation unit, Wunderman… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and the National University of Singapore team up to accelerate digital transformation of Singapore’s aviation sector

S$45 million research facility to develop cutting-edge solutions in traveller-centric digital services, revenue management, security and safety in air travel, and organisational effectiveness and workplace productivity Singapore, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) today (10 January 2022) launched a new digital aviation corporate laboratory, which… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces a four-hotel deal in Vietnam with long-standing partner Sun Hospitality Group

Vietnam’s first large-scale onsen destination resort at Quang Hanh’s Yoko Park – and three hotels in Ba Na Hills – will open in 2026 Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, is proud to announce a four-hotel, 2,709-room portfolio deal in Vietnam with… Read the full press release

Outrigger Wins Big at HM Awards for Hotel Excellence in Asia Pacific

Outrigger Wins Big at HM Awards

  FIJI, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group dominated the 2021 HM Magazine Hotel Management Awards held at a black-tie event in Sydney Town Hall December 3, taking five accolades. Outrigger’s President and CEO Jeff Wagoner won Asia-Pacific Hotelier of the Year. Darren Shaw of Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort won the South… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing for Crowne Plaza Taiba Riyadh

The latest signing will bring yet another new generation Crowne Plaza hotel to the Kingdom Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a Management Agreement with Al Aqeeq Real Estate Development Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Place Allentown / Lehigh Valley and Hyatt House Allentown / Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NSYE: H) today (November 18, 2021) celebrated the opening of Hyatt Place Allentown / Lehigh Valley and Hyatt House Allentown / Lehigh Valley, the area’s first dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House project. Situated on Route 222 (Fred Jaindl Memorial Highway) near Hamilton Crossings, Dorney Park,… Read the full press release

Swissport takes full ownership of Swissport Korea

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has increased the shareholding in its Swissport Korea joint venture to 100 percent from formerly 59 percent, underlining its confidence in the Korean aviation market and delivering on its Asia growth strategy. After first entering the Korean market in 2005 in a joint venture… Read the full press release

AirportTransfer.com is fighting against the global climate crisis with all its collaboration and employees!

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London, UK, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Airporttransfer.com is an online marketplace established in 2020. It provides fast and reliable transportation to its customers by establishing partnerships with local drivers. With its cutting edge software skills and marketing expertise, it produces suitable solutions for both companies and passengers. AirportTransfer.com aims to bring together local land… Read the full press release

These tips help you for next adventures, Kilimanjaro climbing, and safari bookings

ARUSHA, Tanzania, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris DMC is a reputable Tour Operator in Tanzania with the best TripAdvisor reviews. Provides useful tips, and helps you to plan your Kilimanjaro climbing tours, and organize your Tanzania safari, and then finally book your trips smoothly. As the World Opens up for Tourism, Tanzania… Read the full press release

Hyatt doubles global resorts footprint with the completion of Apple Leisure Group’s acquisition

Well Positioned to Capture Significant and Growing Leisure Travel Demand with Enhanced End-to-End Offerings and an Increasingly Diversified Portfolio Reaffirms Expanded Asset Sale Commitment to Generate an Additional $2 Billion of Proceeds by End of 2024 Fully Completes Existing Commitment CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (November… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of W Xiamen

Immersive Design, Local Culture and Eclectic Dining Take the Stage in China’s Electrifying Underground Music Destination XIAMEN, CHINA, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (NOVEMBER 2, 2021) announces the opening of W Xiamen. Owned by Powerlong Group, the hotel is set… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ avid hotels announces its 45th new hotel located in Macon, Georgia

Momentum for one of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ fastest growing brands continues in second half of 2021 Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — One of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ (IHG) newest and fastest-growing brands, avid hotels, recently  announced its 45th new hotel in Macon, Georgia – the latest in a streak of several openings. avid… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts launches franchise sales in the United States for its newest brand – VignetteTM Collection

New Luxury & Lifestyle collection brand offers hotel owners of world-class independent hotels opportunity to tap IHG’s global scale Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has launched franchise sales in the United States for its newest brand – VignetteTM Collection – providing an opportunity for independent… Read the full press release

Kenya’s Diamonds Dream of Africa Wins Continents Leading All-Inclusive Resort

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  MALINDI, Kenya, 2021-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Diamonds Dream of Africa – based in Malindi, Kenya – was named the Leading All-inclusive resort in Africa 2021 by World Travel Awards (WTA), the leading authority that recognises and rewards excellence in travel and tourism. Diamonds Dream of Africa (https://dreamofafrica.diamondsresorts.com) was nominated alongside Kenya’s Baobab… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches improved “Beyond Business” corporate rewards programme

The airline’s corporate rewards programme now caters to businesses of all sizes QATAR, Doha, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has revamped its “Beyond Business” corporate rewards programme to offer benefits to more businesses. First launched in January 2019, “Beyond Business” catered mainly to the corporate travel needs of Small and Medium Enterprises… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces new corporate headquarters in North Bethesda, Maryland

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, announced it has executed a lease for a new corporate headquarters in North Bethesda, Maryland. The new headquarters will occupy over 105,000 square feet of office space in the mixed-use development of Pike & Rose. The building… Read the full press release

Finavia and The Nordic Investment Bank sign loan agreement to support Helsinki Airport expansion program

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia and The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) have signed a 15-year loan agreement of EUR 25 million to finance the fourth and final phase of the strategic investment programme, which includes the extension of the Terminal 2 at Helsinki Airport. Helsinki Airport has been undergoing extensive work… Read the full press release

Chase Card Services and Hyatt launch new World of Hyatt Business Credit Card

Introducing first-ever adaptive rewards accelerator from Chase for small business owners to earn double World of Hyatt points on categories where they spend the most CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (October 6, 2021), Chase Card Services (NYSE: JPM) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the launch of the new World… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces major recruitment drive for Cabin Crew in the UK

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (4th October) announced a major recruitment drive for Cabin Crew at its UK bases as Ryanair recovers and rebuilds from the Covid-19 pandemic. Ryanair will host a recruitment open day this Thursday 7th October in the Holiday Inn Kensington Forum at 97 Cromwell Road,… Read the full press release

Accor becomes the majority owner of Ennismore, the largest and fastest growing lifestyle hospitality company

THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED LIFESTYLE ENTITY NAMED ENNISMORE BECOMES THE LARGEST & FASTEST GROWING LIFESTYLE HOSPITALITY COMPANY Paris, France, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — As previously announced, under terms of an all-share merger, Accor becomes the majority owner of the new entity with 66.67% of the shareholding and Sharan Pasricha with 33.33% holding. This joint… Read the full press release

Marriott International named to the Seramount 100 Best Companies list for the 28th time

The company also named to Seramount’s Best Companies for Dads list BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (SEPTEMBER 28, 2021), Marriott International, Inc. was named to the Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media) 100 Best Companies list for the 28th time and the Seramount Best Companies for Dads list for the second consecutive year…. Read the full press release

Hyatt Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 7,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: H), a leading global hospitality company, announced today (September 22, 2021) the pricing of its underwritten registered public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $74.50 per share.   The underwriters… Read the full press release

Finnair announces appointed Shareholders’ Nomination Board members

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The following persons have been appointed to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland; Timo Sallinen, Senior Vice President, Investments, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Esko Torsti, Head of Cross Asset Allocation,… Read the full press release

MATCH HOSPITALITY AND QATAR AIRWAYS ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO FLIGHTS FOR FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022™

Rendering of the Pearl Lounge, top tier hospitality offering. Pearl Lounge Copyright 2021 MATCH Hospitality

Unique “early bird” programme from MATCH Hospitality and Qatar Airways offers flight seat booking months in advance of general availability – a commercial aviation first. MATCH Hospitality clients can now book flights and accommodation to accompany their hospitality packages through a single secure platform. The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Hospitality Programme promises unsurpassed… Read the full press release

Top things to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Kabale, Uganda, 2021-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The name Bwindi Impenetrable enchant up images of fearless adventure, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is offering the most life-changing wildlife experiences in the pearl of Africa Uganda. It’s situated in southwestern Uganda, bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is… Read the full press release

Amadeus to address the need for greater business travel insights with the launch of Agency360+

By deepening visibility into GDS channel performance, Agency360+™ users can now view additional agency and corporate business production, enhanced with data from Amadeus’ Demand360® Madrid, Spain, 2021-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — More than a year into COVID-19, hoteliers are recognizing that the pace of recovery as well as the segments influencing the return of travel… Read the full press release

Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa Opens With Blessing and Up To 30% Off

Scenes from the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa ceremony, 25 August.

KONA, Hawaii, 2021-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group officially welcomed Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa into its portfolio of premier beach resorts with a traditional Hawaiian blessing and ceremony, 25 August, and introductory rates of up to 30% off. On its first day of the resort being an Outrigger, a traditional blessing… Read the full press release

Pack and Go Tours Nominated for International Travel Awards

Nairobi, Kenya, 2021-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — We are delighted to announce we’ve been nominated for the International Travel Awards. We are requesting you to take a few seconds to vote for us in the following categories: • Best Safari Tour Operator 2021 • Best Group Travel Company 2021 • Best Tour Operator 2021… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces Holiday Inn Resort Halong Bay its second Holiday Inn Resort to open in Vietnam

Towering new property at heart of mixed-use development set to transform Halong City Halong City, Vietnam, 2021-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Ha Long Bay Hotel Joint Stock Company to create a spectacular new resort in Halong City. Opening in 2023, Holiday Inn Resort Halong Bay will be the second… Read the full press release