Hyatt announces plans for new-build Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, California

Expected to open in early 2021, Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, will bring the luxury brand’s dedication to sustainable tourism, innovative eco-design and authentic destination experiences to Southern California CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 9, 2020) plans for the first new-build Alila resort in… Read the full press release

Hyatt to open new Thompson hotels in Georgia and Texas

New Thompson hotels in Georgia and Texas expected to boost the lifestyle brand’s footprint in the region CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 7, 2020) the continued growth of the Thompson Hotels brand throughout the Southern United States with deals for two new properties—Thompson Savannah and… Read the full press release

48 Preferred Hotels & Resorts member hotels recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to celebrate 48 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020, as well as its longtime affiliate The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts,… Read the full press release

Britta Beringer appointed new director at Steigenberger Hotel & Resort Camp de Mar

Britta Beringer takes over as Director Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Successful reopening on Mallorca. The 5-star Steigenberger Hotel & Resort Camp de Mar, which is operated by the RIMC Hotels & Resorts Group, officially reopened for business on 1 July following weeks of general closure because of the corona… Read the full press release

IHG announces the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today (08 JULY 2020) announced the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Wayne will join the business on 14 September and will become a member of IHG’s Executive Committee, replacing… Read the full press release

IHG to rebrand Fiji’s Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva as an InterContinental by 2022

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG has signed an agreement to take over management of one of the most famous hotels in the Pacific, Fiji’s Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, in July 2020 and rebrand it as an InterContinental by 2022. Already the most luxurious and iconic product in Suva, the… Read the full press release

IHG®’s avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels openings

200+ new avid™ hotel properties under development to serve resilient mainstream market Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels opened recently and more than 200 properties in the development pipeline, including 40 under construction and more than 90 with plans… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca welcomes guests back just in time for summer

Hotel welcomes guests back with an exclusive offer for local residents Casablanca, Morocco, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca is delighted to announce that its doors will be opening to the public on July 15, 2020, just in time to enjoy summer in the city’s most coveted urban oasis. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi to unveil Tokyo’s newest social and dining destination

Sky-high drinking and dining experiences redefine Tokyo’s epicurean scene Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi is all set to unveil Tokyo’s newest social and dining destination, pulsing with the intriguing energy of Japan’s capital. Epicures, prepare your appetites: the highly-anticipated opening is slated for September 1, 2020. Spread across the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta appoints Nancy Chacon as new General Manager

Atlanta, U.S.A, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta welcomes General Manager Nancy Chacon to the city’s leading hotel. A nearly 30 year veteran with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Chacon’s invaluable experience and insights began in San Francisco as a front desk agent in 1991. Since then, she has proven her impact in a variety… Read the full press release

Over 35 Ascend Hotels ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets on Tripadvisor

Eight Properties from Choice Hotels’ Industry-Leading Soft Brand Collection Claimed Top Spot in Their Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 35 properties in the Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., have ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club as a new member of its global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels

Hotel Named for Famous Dolphin Featured in “Dolphin Tale” Movies ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club is now a member of Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE:CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. The marine-themed hotel is located in Clearwater Beach, Florida, where the Gulf of Mexico’s welcoming blue waters… Read the full press release

Tourism Associations Agree Platform for Mutual Cooperation

Chatswood, NSW, Australia, 2020-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Two global tourism associations are joining forces to dovetail key objectives in their fields of cultural heritage protection and vocational training. A new partnership agreement between the World Tourism Association for Culture & Heritage (WTACH) and the World Association for Hospitality & Tourism Education & Training… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Graz names Stefan Willensdorfer as new general manager

44-year old Stefan Willensdorfer has taken charge of the pre-opening phase for the new IntercityHotel Graz with effect from 1 July 2020. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — He will be responsible for the development of all areas of the 229-room hotel in the lead-up to its official scheduled opening in… Read the full press release

Christian Kaschner succeeds Joachim Marusczyk as the new Managing Director of IntercityHotel GmbH

Founding Managing Director Joachim Marusczyk hands over to Christian Kaschner Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Joachim Marusczyk will hand over executive responsibility for IntercityHotel GmbH to Christian Kaschner with effect from 14 September. Mr. Marusczyk, who is stepping down of his own accord, has turned IntercityHotel GmbH into one of… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, Raffles Bali

First Raffles for Indonesia’s famous tropical paradise Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Soft Opening in Bali – Raffles Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, with the launch of the lavish Raffles Bali, which offers unparalleled views over the Indian Ocean and the famous Jimbaran Bay sunsets…. Read the full press release

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud joins Ascend Hotel Collection

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud Welcome Guests Excited to Travel Again ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. All three hotels are just a few… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis

New 154-room hotel marks first property in Minnesota for Hyatt’s fast-growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 30, 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis. Once known as the Minneapolis Athletic Club, the 154-room upscale lifestyle hotel with 22 suites is centrally… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Partners with BIMC Siloam Nusa Dua

Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali is collaborating with Bali International Medical Centre (BIMC) Siloam Nusa Dua in a mutual partnership that allows both parties to enhance their services in the era of new normal in traveling. With the newly forged partnership, Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach is able to… Read the full press release

The Perfect Place for a Multigenerational Family Escape

Image of the Fodele Beach Resort Water Park

CRETE, Greece, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Multigenerational holidays were on the rise before COVID-19, with polls from Virgin, EasyJet and Ryanair finding that 7 out of 10 families have had at least one. But after lockdown, they will likely skyrocket, because families will be free to embrace again. And what better way to… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Welcomes New Travel Normal with Resort Voucher Bonus

Nusa Dua – Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To accommodate travelers and local residents who are seeking a safe place to relax and unwind in Bali, Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach has launched a special Resort Voucher Bonus program to welcome the guests back to the beachfront property.  The Resort Voucher Bonus will… Read the full press release

Zleep hotels ready to welcome guests back as German-Danish border reopens

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Border crossing points between Germany and Denmark finally reopened on June 15. The Zleep Hotels team is delighted that visitors from most of Europe will now be able to rejoin their Danish guests. The sole proviso is that travellers wishing to enter Denmark will need… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts launches enhanced residential digital experience

Building from the success of Four Seasons App and Four Seasons Chat, the new residential functionality offers more ease, comfort and convenience at the touch of a button Toronto, Canada, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has expanded its award-winning App and Chat platforms with enhanced residential features, giving… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora to welcome guests back to its private island on July 15, 2020

Naturally-distanced South Pacific resort ensures a safe, luxurious and memorable experience Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, named Best For an Epic Stay in the World by AFAR, will reopen July 15, 2020. Located on a private motu (islet), Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is accessible only by boat or… Read the full press release

DerbySoft launches new solution for hotels to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets

DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 2020-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets. As a part of this new program, DerbySoft has… Read the full press release

3 Days Joining Daily Departure Masai Mara Cheap Budget Safari

Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, 2020-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — DAY 1 NAIROBI – MAASAI MARA This daily departure 3 days joining budget camping safari from Nairobi to Masai Mara departs our Nairobi office for a journey south along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Lunch in Narok and then climb the western… Read the full press release

Sofitel invites music lovers to ‘Live The French Way’ by participating in Fête de la Musique activations

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As many parts of the world begin to reopen and travelers think about heading out on summer escapes, Sofitel is paying homage to its roots by inviting passionate music lovers worldwide to celebrate Fête de la Musique through exclusive activations and a dedicated social media campaign throughout… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ —IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened the doors to the its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China. The unveiling of the hotel in the heart of Nanjing, China marks the first EVEN Hotel in Asia and outside of the Americas. Since… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO earns “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program

On-airport hotel scores for access to transit, water efficiency, energy performance SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its on-airport hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, has earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program developed by the U.S. Green… Read the full press release

PLANHOTEL MALINDI LAUNCH HOLIDAYBONDS

Pay Forward Holidays valid for 2 years at 50% discount Nairobi, Kenya, 2020-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A new concept to pay forward your future holiday has been launched by Swiss-owned Planhotel, operating three properties in Malindi – Diamonds Dream of Africa, Sandies Malindi Dream Garden and Sandies Tropical Village. The Holidaybonds, available for… Read the full press release