The Volaré in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Volaré in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. has joined the Ascend Hotel Collection global portfolio of best-in-class independent upscale hotels and resorts from Choice Hotels. The Volaré is a 73-room property positioned in the heart of San Clemente, a charming beach community. Located at 111 S. Avenida De La Estrella,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals to host its 100-hour sale beginning on Black Friday, November 24, 2017

Sale includes deals up to 40 percent off* in vacation hot spots like Northwest Florida Beaches, Beaver Creek, Whistler and more PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Thankful for another year of sharing vacation memories, Wyndham is giving thanks back to holiday shoppers. Beginning on Black Friday, November 24, 2017, at 10:00am EST,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City introduces new latte creations at Pan Dulce

Four new flavours debut this season Mexico City, Mexico, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This season not only marks the end of the year and the beginning of several festivities, but also the opportunity to enjoy the traditional delicacies of the season and to experience new flavours. The team at Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City strives to… Read the full press release

Blue Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong will be steaming with its Viva Cuba! New Year’s Eve Countdown Party with DJ Re:Flex

Hong Kong, China, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This New Year’s Eve, Blue Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong will be getting steamy with its Viva Cuba! New Year’s Eve Countdown Party.  Guests will get the Havana vibe going with complimentary Panama hats for the men, fans for the ladies, and one Cuban cigar per person to be enjoyed… Read the full press release

Experience the Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Ultimate Face and Body Treatment at FLARE Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Pudong, Shanghai, China, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — FLARE Spa invites guests to discover the expertise of Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Ultimate Face and Body Treatment. Experience 120-minute anti-ageing treatment and heated herbs delivered with flawless efficiency to leave guests with a feeling of complete well-being. Deep massaging ensures cellular renewal and an amazing feeling of recovery. Overseeing… Read the full press release

The Children’s Health Board and Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC announce fundraising event to benefit Children’s National Health System

The family-friendly event on December 3 brings designer holiday trees, mantelpieces, wreaths and a menorah to the Georgetown hotel to celebrate the season and raise money for Children’s National Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Children’s Health Board (CHB) and Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC announce the launch of Light Up The Season – a family-friendly community… Read the full press release

Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles Unified School District host second annual LAX Aviation Career Day

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, more than 750 local high school students were introduced to careers in the aviation industry at the second annual LAX Aviation Career Day hosted by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The event occurred at the LAX’s Flight Path Museum… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Demonstrating its continued commitment to providing excellent customer service and a seamless passenger experience, Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania on November 6th 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 2nd 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the recently launched one in India. This demonstrates the national carrier continued commitment to… Read the full press release

IHG announces 220-room Holiday Inn Express hotel in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand

Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Ratchada to offer comfortable and fuss-free accommodation in Bangkok’s up-and-coming sub-central business district Denham, UK, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its expanding portfolio in Thailand, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Ratchada Honda Automobile Company Limited for… Read the full press release

The Clarion hotel brand awards the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson

Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Clarion hotel brand awarded the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson from Chippewa Falls, Wisc. The prize package includes a group getaway to the home of country music, Nashville, Tenn., to attend the Country Music Association Awards. As this year’s winner, Wilson and five friends received a three-night stay… Read the full press release

Choice Hotel earns perfect score and achieve the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”

Choice Hotels Earns Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for Eighth Consecutive Year Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the eighth consecutive year, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is proud to announce it scored a perfect 100 on the 2018 Human Rights… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges named the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Choice Privileges Rated Top Hotel Loyalty Program In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Another big win for the Choice Privileges loyalty program from Choice Hotels. For the second straight year, USA Today’s10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has named Choice Privileges the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program.” A panel of USA Today… Read the full press release

Sushi Wakon at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto awarded its first Michelin star in its first year of operations

Michelin star awarded after first year of operations, along with “Five Red Pavilions” ranking Toronto, Canada, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Sushi Wakon restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto has achieved its first Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto and Osaka 2018 in their first year of operations. Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto also gained a coveted “Five Red Pavilions” ranking, which marks… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways continues its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala

Qatar Airways demonstrates continued support for autism awareness, acceptance, and accessibility at Kennedy Center event Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to social responsibility, Qatar Airways continued its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala hosted by The Embassy of the State… Read the full press release

AHLA: new study reveals tax cuts could generate $131.7 billion in economic activity for hotels and related industries

ANALYSIS SHOWS HOTELS, EMPLOYEES, TRAVELERS ALL BENEFIT FROM TAX REFORM Washington, D.C., 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As tax reform legislation moves through Congress, a new economic impact study found that tax cuts could generate $131.7 billion in economic activity for hotels and related industries over the next 10 years. On behalf of the American… Read the full press release

The American Hotel & Lodging Association applauds U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Save Local Business Act

LEGISLATION PROVIDES CLARITY FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A “JOINT EMPLOYER” Washington, D.C., 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), which clarifies what it means to be a “joint… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 25 new member hotels and resorts across eight countries

SINGAPORE, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces the addition of 25 new member hotels and resorts across eight countries between August and October 2017. From the most iconic city beachfront in Hawaii to the majestic culture and traditions of Rajasthan, India, travelers can now enjoy… Read the full press release

Conrad Spa Koh Samui Named Asia’s Best Hideaway Spa 2017

KOH SAMUI, Thailand, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Conrad Spa Koh Samui, the luxury spa and wellness centre at Conrad Koh Samui, has been named the Asia’s Best Hideaway Spa 2017 at the prestigious award gala ceremony organized by the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel and Spa Awards 2017, recently held in Bangkok, Thailand. “Being named… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality appoints Petra Götting Vice President Sales & Marketing

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The German and Swiss national has 30 years’ professional experience in the hotel industry. Following early operational roles, she focused increasingly on sales and marketing, an area she has now been working in for 25 years at well-known hotel groups and chains such as Hyatt,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality’s Anton M. Wüstefeld named “Best Iconic Employee” At the Worldwide Hospitality Awards

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Worldwide Hospitality Awards held in Paris on 8 November 2017, the winner of this year’s coveted “Best Iconic Employee” was Deutsche Hospitality’s very own Anton M. Wüstefeld, Pre-Opening General Manager of the IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd. The purpose of this particular annual prize… Read the full press release

Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair to host a festive ‘Italian takeover’ with celebrated chef Heinz Beck and drinks maestro Salvatore Calabrese

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — This November, to celebrate his love of all things Italian Sir Rocco Forte and Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair will stage a festive ‘Italian takeover’ of the hotel’s restaurant and neighbouring Donovan Bar by two ‘masters of Italy’ – celebrated chef Heinz Beck and drinks maestro Salvatore Calabrese. For… Read the full press release

TRYP by Wyndham opens its first hotel in Texas

Lifestyle trendsetter’s 4th U.S. hotel accelerates global growth spree after milestone openings in Dubai and Xi’an PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Hotel Group’s urban lifestyle brand, today arrived in central Texas with the opening of a newly constructed 166-room hotel in College Station, one of the fastest-growing metropolitan… Read the full press release

Dusit International to manage luxury hotel Dusit Thani Zhouzhuang in China

Dusit Thani Hotel Zhouzhuang to bring Thai-inspired hospitality to the renowned ancient water town in 2018. BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Kunshan Yuanwanggu IOT Industrial Park Company Limited to manage Dusit Thani Zhouzhuang, a luxury hotel in… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces “Members Only Madness” promotion, Nov. 13 through Nov. 17

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — For holiday shopping early birds, Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains can’t happen soon enough. So, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced a series of special surprise savings and bonuses. The weeklong “Members Only Madness” promotion will offer Choice Privileges… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts to debut its first-ever hotel in Tasmania

Scheduled to open in 2018, the restored luxury hotel will be located in the heart of Australia’s island state capital Bethesda, MD, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts today announced it will debut the brand’s first-ever hotel in Tasmania in late 2018, following a full-scale renovation. Owned by Trawalla… Read the full press release

Marriott International Opens the all-new 172 room Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1:  Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second hotel in the “World’s Wildlife Capital”, Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport, further consolidating its presence in Kenya. Strategically situated within the main complex of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the hotel is within easy reach from major… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa debuts its new Penthouse featuring panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Miami skyline

Luxurious five-bedroom penthouse features a saltwater pool and cabana guest house SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Acqualina Resort & Spa, the ultra-luxury Miami Beach resort celebrated for its style and award-winning service, announces the debut of its new Penthouse located high atop the 46th floor featuring panoramic views of the Atlantic… Read the full press release

Duetto introduces BlockBuster application that enhances collaboration between sales and revenue management

San Francisco, CA, 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, has introduced BlockBuster, a cloud-based application that enhances collaboration between sales and revenue management, allowing both teams to break out of their silos and close more contracted business at higher average daily rates. Combined with the company’s flagship Open… Read the full press release