The Maho Group and Sunwing Travel Group help employees impacted by the closures of Sonesta Resorts St Maarten

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Travel Group, the largest vertically integrated travel group in North America, recently purchased the 257 room Great Bay Beach Resort Casino & Spa from The Maho Group with intent to assume operations as of November 1st, 2017. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the resort is… Read the full press release

IHG unveils its new high-quality midscale brand, avid™ hotels — now franchise ready

New Hotel Brand is Now Franchise Ready DENHAM, UK, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) today revealed the name of its new high-quality midscale brand, avid™ hotels, alongside a brand logo and renderings of the hotel exterior, public space and guest rooms. First introduced to owners at the IHG Americas Conference in June, avid hotels is… Read the full press release

IHG listed on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

DENHAM, UK, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today been listed on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, having achieved first place in RobecoSAM’s Consumer Services industry group and the highest score for the industry on its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). This achievement means that IHG will… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens dual-branded hotel Le Méridien and AC Hotels by Marriott in downtown Denver

With the Highest Open-Air Rooftop Bar in Denver, the Dual-Branded Hotel Complex Brings an Elevated Approach to Design and Dining in the Mile High City Bethesda, MD, 2017-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today announced the anticipated opening of the dual-branded hotel development in downtown Denver, bringing two lauded European-inspired brands to… Read the full press release

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok marks its 7th year with a series of exceptional events and promotions

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is celebrating seven years of providing luxurious and glorious experiences for local and international guests with a series of exceptional events and promotions. On 27 September 2017 Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok celebrates its seventh anniversary of providing unrivalled comfort and luxury to guests to a… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko welcomes Natalia Kashirskaya as new General Manager

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 15 September, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has a new General Manager – Ms Natalia Kashirskaya. A true hotelier with over 12 years’ experience within the company, she joins Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko from her most recent role as Hotel Manager of Kempinski Hotel… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® adds fashion icon Zac Posen to its Rosewood Curators program

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the ultra-luxury hotel group, today adds fashion icon Zac Posen to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel recommendations and insider tips for Rosewood destinations around the world. Posen joins Rosewood Curators on behalf of Rosewood Mansion on… Read the full press release

LaLiga Lounge to kick off first edition of LaLiga Festival from 28 September to 7 October at Hotel Park in Doha

The ten-day football and entertainment festival kick-starts on 28thSeptember DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the partnership between Katara Hospitality and Spanish Football League LaLiga for the world’s first LaLiga Lounge and the first themed restaurant for sports fans in Doha earlier this year. LaLiga Lounge announced the launch of the first edition… Read the full press release

Duetto to deploy its cloud-based solutions at Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has spread its cloud-based solutions to a key property in the Caribbean, signing an agreement with Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon. “Half Moon is one of the very best resorts the Caribbean has to offer, and we’re… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel to host 26th Marco Polo German Bierfest, 20 October-11 November

HONG KONG, 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A signature event since its inception in 1992, the 26th Marco Polo German Bierfest kicks off on 20 October and will run for 23 consecutive nights until 11 November. The event – which garnered the Gold Award for Hong Kong’s ‘Best Outdoor Events: Arts, Leisure and Entertainment’ at The… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel GmbH marks its 30th anniversary by launching a new partnership with Brazilian brand Intercity

Brazil-based Intercity Hotels and German IntercityHotels to work together on marketing, promotional, sales and trade fair activities with effect from 2018 CITY, Country, 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — This month sees IntercityHotel celebrate its 30th anniversary. The founding principle of operating hotels located in the immediate vicinity of major transport hubs has helped the chain… Read the full press release

EDGE Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Denver to mark the 36th annual Great American Beer Festival with variety of activities

EDGE Bar to offer Local Tap Takeover, Blues & Brews event and special menu items for beer lovers Denver, CO, U.S.A., 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — EDGE Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Denver will celebrate the 36th annual Great American Beer Festival with a variety of activities fit for the craft brew enthusiast from October 5 to 7, 2017. Located just… Read the full press release

Ahmed Khalaf appointed General Manager of the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tunis

Beachfront hotel in the city’s Gammarth neighbourhood will bring a new level of luxury hospitality to the region Tunis, Tunisia, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons veteran leader Ahmed Khalaf has made the move from one Mediterranean city to another as he brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to his new role as General Manager… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces the appointment of Ali Obeidat as the Director of Sales and Marketing

Amman, Jordan, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces that Ali Obeidat has been appointed as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Ali will take on a key senior role at the luxurious 192-room property in Amman to develop and implement dynamic and creative sales and marketing strategies that support the success of Four Seasons Hotel Amman and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh presents variety of special offers for its guests to celebrate Saudi National Day

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Be at the centre of celebrations for the Kingdom’s 87th National Day. Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh presents a variety of special offers for its guests to enjoy the festive atmosphere and various events including the extraordinary fireworks and laser show at the iconic Kingdom Tower. “This year… Read the full press release

Patrick Pacious marks his first day as president and CEO of Choice Hotels International

New Era for Choice Hotels Marked by Signing Ceremony with Long-time Franchisee ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Patrick Pacious marked his first day as president and chief executive officer of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, by signing franchise agreements with long-time Choice franchisee Jayesh (Jay) Patel for a… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels supports Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery and relief efforts

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is donating up to 1,250 free hotel nights to the American Red Cross and Boys & Girls Clubs of America to assist first responders, volunteers and families displaced by recent natural disasters including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “Our thoughts go… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces management changes at IntercityHotels in Germany

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — September will see changes in key personnel at a number of IntercityHotels in Germany as several General Managers move to new locations. Anton M. Wüstefeld will be taking up the reins at the IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd, which will become the brand’s new flagship when… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire set to open its brand new restaurant and bar Wild Carrot

Hampshire, England, 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Following an extensive enhancement program, Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire is set to open the doors to its brand new restaurant and bar Wild Carrot, created under the helm of acclaimed designer Martin Brudnizki, on September 22, 2017. Named after the dainty white wildflower found plentifully in the fields that make up… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe names Ismar “Izzy” Uzicanin as Manager of Adventure Programming

Hiking, exploration biking, cultural tours and more showcase Sante Fe’s storied landscape Santa Fe, U.S.A., 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, located 10 minutes from downtown Santa Fe and nestled among 57 acres (23 hectares) in the Sangre de Cristo Foothills, appoints Ismar “Izzy” Uzicanin as Manager of Adventure Programming. Izzy is charged with… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler the final pit stop for the Porsche 100 Rally

Avid Porsche owners come together in Whistler for weekend of fun, luxury, driving, food and more Whistler, Canada, 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 100 Porsche owners take to the picturesque Sea-to-Sky highway for the Porsche 100 Rally, from an exhilarating drive to stimulating head-to-head demonstrations on the Pemberton Airport runway. Four SeasonsResort and Residences… Read the full press release

The Handlery Foundation contributes $10,000 leadership gift to AHLEF 2017 Annual Giving Campaign

Washington, D.C., 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Handlery Foundation contributed a leadership gift of $10,000 to the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation’s (AHLEF) 2017 Annual Giving Campaign. A longtime supporter of AHLEF, the Handlery Foundation has contributed to an endowed scholarship fund and previous capital giving campaigns. This is the third gift… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ 2016 GIFTTS program winners announced

Programs Recognizes Hotels and Resorts with Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts NEWPORT BEACH, 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is honored to announce the winners of its 2016 GIFTTS (Great Initiatives for Today’s [Tomorrow’s] Society) program: Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Pebble Beach Resorts, The Leela… Read the full press release

InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts opens in Slovenia’s beguiling capital

InterContinental® Ljubljana opens in Slovenia – where the Alps meet the Med Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading luxury hotel brands, continues its trailblazing heritage by opening the doors to InterContinental® Ljubljana in Slovenia’s beguiling capital. The city is one of the latest rising… Read the full press release

HSMAI announces Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Award recipients

McLean, VA, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), which is celebrating 90 years of fueling sales, is pleased to announce the HSMAI Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Award recipients. Adreana Bailey, National Sales Manager, Hilton DFW Lakes, will be recognized as the Hotel Sales Professional of the Year… Read the full press release

Framkvæmdastjórn Peking um þróun ferðamála: Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög í Reykjavík, Íslandi

Reykjavík, Íslandi, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski sendiherrann á Íslandi, Song Yu, formaður framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála, og Inga Hlín Pálsdottir, forstöðumaður ferðaþjónustu og skapandi greina… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota: Lodging properties post-summer survey continue an upward trend of Minnesota’s tourism business

Explore Minnesota Survey Reveals Statewide Lodging Performance ST. PAUL, Minn., 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading into Labor Day weekend, Minnesota lodging properties are winding down from a stable summer of tourism business according to a recent survey conducted by Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office. Results from the annual post-summer survey continue an upward… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces plans for a one-of-a-kind hotel/condo resort on the Gulf Coast — Sunseeker Resorts


PUNTA GORDA, Fla., 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces plans for Sunseeker Resorts, including its inaugural development, a one-of-a-kind hotel/condo resort on the Gulf Coast. The project marks an important step in Allegiant’s evolution as a travel company, offering customers more opportunity for leisure experiences. Encompassing 20 acres of waterfront land in Charlotte County, Florida,… Read the full press release

Delaware North Sportservice to open two new dining destinations at the Little Caesars Arena: District Market

Kid Rock brings his first restaurant concept to Detroit, Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit, featuring local beer and craft cocktails, artist memorabilia and live music with a specific focus on local talent   Detroit-focused food market, The District Market, to offer variety of distinctive food stations, cocktails and coffee from Zingerman’s Buffalo N.Y., 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality becomes the Hospitality Partner for the World Tourism Day celebrations in Doha this September

Qatar, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Doha this September with the support of Katara Hospitality as Hospitality Partner, organisers Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) announced today. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and… Read the full press release