Hilton Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of eight-story, 430-room Hilton Guangzhou Science City

The property features the region’s largest meeting spaces with convenient access to local transportation and international event venues GUANGZHOU, China and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) flagship brand, today (January 16, 2019) announced the opening of Hilton Guangzhou Science City. The eight-story, 430-room full-service hotel is just minutes… Read the full press release

Lovelle Anderson-Campbell at Hilton Nottingham awarded the Rising Star: Front of House Award at the Nottinghamshire Hospitality STARS Awards 2018

Presented by Nottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards 2018 NOTTINGHAM, England, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Lovelle Anderson-Campbell at Hilton Nottingham has recently been awarded the Rising Star: Front of House Award as part of the Nottinghamshire Hospitality STARS Awards 2018. This prestigious award celebrates the achievements of Nottinghamshire’s thriving tourism and hospitality sector, and is organised by Visit… Read the full press release

Mera Mera Pattaya’s revamped new Hotel’s website

Pattaya, Thailand, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Mera Mare announced today the launch of its newly revamped website. This redesigned site offers quick and easy access to essential information and features while offering a more comprehensive understanding of the hotel’s value proposition and overall client benefits. The website also offers updated information on news… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon

Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon brings smart, simple, travel to Singapore’s most unique heritage areas Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced the latest addition in Singapore, the fourth Holiday Inn Express hotel in this country, Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon. Located within walking distance of Little India heritage… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca further strengthens its senior management team with three new appointments

Casablanca, Morocco, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca announces three new additions to its senior management team. The Hotel welcomes Christophe LaPlaza as its new Executive Chef who will oversee the food and beverage program for the three restaurant outlets, including banquet operations, in-room dining and amenities. LaPlaza brings with him high-calibere culinary experience.  A French… Read the full press release

Guide me UA offers Exclusive Private Tour Packages to Ukraine: Kiev, Lviv, Odessa

Travel to Ukraine with Guide me UA

KIEV, Ukraine, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Guide me UA is one of the best tour operators in Ukraine offering a huge choice of value-for-money Ukraine holidays with individual approach. Going to explore the unknown site of Eastern Europe? – Guide me UA Travel Operator in Ukraine offers the most popular itineraries to explore Ukrainian… Read the full press release

Germany Domestic tourism: The number of overnight stays is expected to reach a new record of around 477 million in 2018 (+ 4%)

WIESBADEN, Germany, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In the period from January to November 2018, the number of overnight stays increased by 4% to 447.9 million compared to the same period of the previous year. Of these, 81.5 million were foreign guests (+ 5%) and 366.4 million domestic guests (+ 4%). In November 2018, there… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels continues its expansion with the opening of the 128-room upscale Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the Cambria Hotels brand continues its expansion with the opening of a hotel in Omaha, Neb. The 128-room upscale Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown is the first Cambria hotel to open in the state of Nebraska, joining the brand’s growing presence in key Midwestern cities, such as Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus, Ohio, and Madison, Wis. The… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts adds Hotel RL Olympia and Hotel RL Salt Lake City to its managed portfolio

ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts unveiled the addition of two new properties to its managed portfolio – Hotel RL Olympia in Olympia, Washington and Hotel RL Salt Lake City in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two new management contracts further Interstate’s coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent additions, including The… Read the full press release

Hyatt collaborates with Google to pilot a new Google Assistant capability – Interpreter Mode

Hyatt to test new translation feature to benefit the hospitality industry CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 8, 2019) announced that Hyatt is collaborating with Google to pilot a new capability of the Google Assistant – Interpreter Mode. With this feature, users are able to receive translations for… Read the full press release

Hyatt invites ethical hackers to test Hyatt websites and mobile apps for potential vulnerabilities through its public bug bounty program with HackerOne

Adds an additional layer to Hyatt’s cyber security strategy CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 9, 2019) announced the launch of a public bug bounty program with HackerOne in which ethical hackers are invited to test Hyatt websites and mobile apps for potential vulnerabilities and securely disclose them to Hyatt…. Read the full press release

IntercityHotel appoints Sigrid Köntopp as Senior Director Operations

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Sigrid Köntopp has taken over the position of Senior Director Operations IntercityHotel with effect from the start of the year. She succeeds Robert Boller, who will remain with Deutsche Hospitality as Managing Director of MAXX Hotel GmbH. In her new capacity as Senior Director Operations… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts selected to manage a historic property in Portland, Maine — The Westin Portland Harborview

ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the premier global hotel management company, has been selected by investment group, Rockbridge to manage The Westin Portland Harborview, a historic property in Portland, Maine. The new management contract furthers Interstate’s coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent acquisitions, adding the Courtyard by Marriott Salt… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa unveils a one-of-a-kind newly designed Grand Deluxe Three-Bedroom Oceanfront Suite

Guests who book the one-of-a-kind newly designed suite will have a rare opportunity to drive a Rolls-Royce Ghost MIAMI, FLORIDA, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Five Star, Five Diamond Acqualina Resort & Spa unveils the new Grand Deluxe Three-Bedroom Oceanfront Suite located on the 32nd floor of the ultra-luxury resort featuring sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean… Read the full press release

McKinney to work with Choice Hotels as its new lead creative agency

New Creative Platform, Multi-Channel Ad Campaign to Debut in 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest and most successful hotel franchisors, has named McKinney as its new lead creative agency. Beginning this month, McKinney will work with Choice Hotels to develop a new creative platform for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado elevates group meetings and incentives with ultra-luxe experiences unique to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe, U.S.A., 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, a spectacular all-season destination offering luxury, discovery and adventure in the Land Of Enchantment, unveil details about its buyout and retreat capabilities to elevate group meeting and incentive programming.  Offering groups privileged access to adventure, wellness and culture, Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado… Read the full press release

Hyatt strengthens its presence in Africa with the opening of Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa

The new hotel represents a market entry for Hyatt, strengthening the brand’s presence in Africa CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 7, 2019) the opening of Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa, the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ethiopia and the seventh in Africa. The 188-room property is centrally located on… Read the full press release

Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport, owned by the City of Chicago and managed by Hilton Management Services, announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager. In his new role, Drosos will be responsible for leading renovations and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the only Chicago O’Hare hotel on airport… Read the full press release

Hyatt reintroduces the Hyatt Regency brand to Kuwait with the opening of Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall

Hyatt continues steadfast Middle East expansion with opening of its first of two new Kuwait properties CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 6, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall, marking the reintroduction of the Hyatt Regency brand to Kuwait. The opening marks the first of… Read the full press release

BHMA Hotels and Resorts debuts its Away brand in Bali with the opening of the Away Bali Legian Camakila

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — BHMA Hotels and Resorts, a dynamic hotel management company taking the Asia-Pacific region by storm, has announced its latest venture on the island playground of Bali with the opening of the Away Bali Legian Camakila. Located in the heart of the vibrant tourist zone between Kuta and Seminyak,… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of two hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is proud to announce the opening of two hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Both landmark hotels hold prominent locations, with the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Cornichelocated… Read the full press release

Exclusive Amistad Partners Evening with London Agents

London, United Kingdom, 2019-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Amistad Partners were excited to host a MICE and Leisure Agent’s event on the 11th of December 2018 in London at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch – complete with their own private Bowling Alley. Joining the AP Team that evening were the following partner hotels; Aphrodite Hills… Read the full press release

European business travellers prefer online travel agencies

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh research from SAP Concur and Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) shows that, nowadays, business travellers are less likely to book flights and accommodation directly from suppliers. In other words, online travel agency (OTA) bookings have now surpassed direct bookings to become the more popular option, particularly… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of its first Radisson Collection hotel in Turkey

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of its first Radisson Collection hotel in Turkey, in Bodrum on the country’s southwest coast. The new agreement with Turkey-based construction and hospitality company Ant Aspat… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the opening of The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz

The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz in Saudi Arabia is open for business Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is continuing its policy of internationalisation and will be welcoming guests in Saudi Arabia from 20 December 2018. The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz, which is located in the Kingdom’s capital city, starts operations… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul names Alejandro Bernabé as the new General Manager

Seoul, Korea, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul welcomes Alejandro Bernabé as the new General Manager of the iconic luxury hotel located in the beating heart of Seoul. Bernabé will oversee all operational facets of the property, continuing to evolve the vision of the Hotel and ensuring its continued success in creating unparalleled, world-class hospitality… Read the full press release

Cyber hacks and data breaches: Is your customers’ data safe?

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — Travel PR News/ — On Friday, hotel group Marriott International became the latest target of relentless hackers. The hotel giant reported that the records of a whopping 500 million customers were involved in a data breach. It admitted, after an internal investigation, that the guest reservation database of its Starwood division… Read the full press release

Marriott International recognized as one of the best large company employers in Talent Board’s Candidate Experience Awards

Award highlights Marriott’s long-standing position as an employer of choice and culture of putting people first Bethesda, MD, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, the world’s leading hospitality company and one of the largest companies for job seekers and career growth potential, was recently recognized as one of the best large company employers in… Read the full press release

The first luxury “eco-conscious” Jumeirah Resort opens at Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group today (13 December 2018) announces the opening of Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, the group’s first luxury “eco-conscious” Resort, nestled on the pristine shores of Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. The luxury beachfront Resort overlooks 400 metres of beautiful white sand on the Arabian Gulf and offers a… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the 150-room Radisson Blu Leninsky Prospect Hotel, Moscow in Russia set to open in 2021

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is pleased to announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Leninsky Prospect Hotel, Moscow in Russia. A collaboration with Sherwood Premier LLC, the 150-room property will bring the group’s portfolio in Moscow… Read the full press release