The first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, California and in Solano County, Hyatt Place Vacaville, is officially open

136-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in the heart of Vacaville, Calif. CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 14, 2019) that Hyatt Place Vacaville, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, Calif. and in Solano County, is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s… Read the full press release

AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay Welcomes First Guests

El Segundo, CA, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 180-room AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay has officially opened its doors, bringing its timeless design with European soul and Spanish roots to El Segundo, California. The new-build lifestyle property, part of AC Hotels by Marriott®, is located in South Bay, a growing business and entertainment… Read the full press release

RCI acquires travel technology platform Alliance Reservations Network (Alliance) for $92 million

Innovative technology platform enables broader B2B capabilities, fully connected door-to-door travel experiences ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, the world’s largest vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), announced today (August 8, 2019) it has acquired travel technology platform Alliance Reservations Network (Alliance) for $92 million. This strategic acquisition will accelerate growth at… Read the full press release

Rixos Hotels announces signing of its largest all-inclusive luxury resort in the world on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera

Luxury turkish hotel brand, part of the Accor portfolio, partners with the Eastern Company For Investment And Touristic Development to takeover existing property and re-launch as the 1,636-key Rixos Hurghada Makadi Bay Paris, France, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Rixos Hotels has marked a major milestone in its Middle East expansion strategy after signing… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the second IntercityHotel to be launched in Switzerland will open in Geneva in 2022

New IntercityHotel to open in Geneva Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has announced further development plans for its core German, Austrian and Swiss markets. The second IntercityHotel to be launched in Switzerland will open in Geneva in 2022. The IntercityHotel Geneva Airport will be located in the new… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality commits to using only cage-free eggs and egg products by the end of 2019

All of the hotel group’s brands will use only cage-free eggs and egg products in future Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Corporate Social Responsibility in the food area – as part of its group-wide sustainability strategy, Deutsche Hospitality will ensure that all eggs and egg products used in its European… Read the full press release

Kenya offers best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris according to tour operator, Cruzeiro Safaris

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris are East Africa precisely Kenya which offers vast plains and roaming packs of extraordinary beasts. Many travelers come to Africa in search of the “big five”: buffalo, lions, leopards, elephants and rhinoceroses. The chance to get close to… Read the full press release

SINGITA OPENS KWITONDA LODGE AND KATAZA HOUSE – SUPPORTING GORILLA CONSERVATION

Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House

Rwanda, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita, multi-award-winning hospitality and conservation brand, officially opens Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in Rwanda on 1 August 2019. Set on 178 acres (72 hectares) on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, Kwitonda Lodge boasts eight luxurious suites, while Kataza House, an exclusive-use villa, features four spacious… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of its second hotel in the holy city of Makkah, located in Aziziyah

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, Radisson Hotel Group’s upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening of its second hotel in the holy city of Makkah, located in Aziziyah. The group’s fast-growing Saudi Arabian portfolio now consists of… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces debut of Joie de Vivre Hotels brand in Asia with the opening of BEI Zhaolong Hotel, China in Q4 2019

The new hotel to mark the Joie de Vivre brand’s entry into Asia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 31, 2019) that the Joie de Vivre Hotels brand will make its debut in Asia with a property housed in the vibrant Sanlitun shopping, bar and entertainment area in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans to develop a new 295-room Hyatt Regency in Adelaide, Australia

Set to open in 2023, the new hotel will mark Hyatt’s return to Adelaide, Australia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 2, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with CES Pirie Hotel (SA) Pty Ltd., an entity wholly owned by Chip Eng Seng… Read the full press release

Accor names Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the appointment of Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe. Dardenne, who most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Amaala an ultra-luxury resort destination project on the Red Sea sponsored by the Public Investment Fund… Read the full press release

Raffles Singapore announces its highly anticipated reopening

Singapore’s heritage treasure invites guests and visitors to experience a new era of unparalleled luxury Singapore, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Singapore is delighted to officially announce its highly anticipated reopening, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property’s rich history and heritage. A flagship property within Accor, the world’s leading augmented… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality Customer Service now can also be reached via WhatsApp Business

Deutsche Hospitality adds WhatsApp Business to its communication channels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of a pilot cooperation project, Deutsche Hospitality Customer Service can also be reached via WhatsApp Business with immediate effect. This innovative concept is the result of Deutsche Hospitality’s collaboration with Facebook and its marketing… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac appoints Krest Hospitality as its preferred management company in South East Asia

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, one of the largest hotel franchise groups in Asia Pacific, will further strengthen its presence in the region following the announcement of a hotel management agreement. The leading hotel franchise group has signed an agreement appointing Bangkok-based hotel management company, Krest Hospitality, as Choice Hotels… Read the full press release

“GEANGO at ENSO ANGO” – Summer Culture Retreat in Kyoto 2019

KYOTO, Japan, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In this summer, a variety of programs on Japanese traditional culture including zen meditation with a Kenninji Ryosokuin priest are offered by a dispersed hotel ENSO ANGO. Stay and Experience Summer Package “GEANGO” at ENSO ANGO Zen priests stayed in one area during the summer in practice known… Read the full press release

Nominations now open for HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds of 2019

McLEAN, VA, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Nominations are officially open for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas Lifetime Achievement and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization awards. Honorees will be recognized during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala on January 21, 2020, at the New York Marriott Marquis. HSMAI’s… Read the full press release

Accor adopts the European Chicken Commitment

Paris, France, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces today (July 12, 2019) that the Group has adopted the European Chicken Commitment* and has committed to reach the higher welfare standards by 2026 for 100% of the broiler chicken in its European supply chain. The European Chicken Commitment is built on a collective agreement… Read the full press release

FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar by Shalom Travels

Yangon, Myanmar, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (15th -24th  September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus on the… Read the full press release

Delaware North expands partnership with USO by launching a fundraising campaign at its casinos across the United States

Global hospitality company launching new campaign July 1 at 10 gaming locations across the United States BUFFALO, N.Y., 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, a leading global hospitality company, is expanding its partnership with the United Service Organizations (USO) by launching a fundraising campaign today (July 1, 2019) at 10 of the company’s casino gaming destinations… Read the full press release

Accor and the Montreux Jazz Festival continue partnership for a second year

Accor, the global leader in travel and lifestyle, and the Montreux Jazz Festival are continuing their partnership for a second year. Accor is committed to bringing unforgettable experiences to life for its customers, partners and festival-goers throughout this 53rd edition, which will take place between June 28 and July 13, 2019. Paris, France, 2019-Jun-26 —… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of a new Radisson Blu Hotel in Prague

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jun-25 — /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 a new Radisson Blu Hotel in Prague – a city that is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 destinations in the world…. Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton will launch the first-ever Hampton Real Travel Road Trip Hotline

Three quarters of Americans say a road trip is their favorite way to travel, and now helpful advice to smooth out the bumps is just a phone call away MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for the first day of summer, Hampton by Hilton will launch the first-ever Hampton Real Travel Road Trip… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of Europe’s first Alila branded resort

Alila La Gruyère in Switzerland will strengthen Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle and wellbeing offerings in the region CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (June 17, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Resort 4 SA, owned by Ben Golf Investissements SA, for Europe’s first… Read the full press release

Hyatt and BTG Homeinns unveil new hospitality brand, UrCove

Developed as an entirely homegrown brand, UrCove branded hotels will cater to China’s growing but underserved upper-midscale segment SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the pioneering joint venture announcement in February, Hyatt and BTG Homeinns Hotels Group continue to make great strides with the unveiling of a new hospitality brand on Wednesday,… Read the full press release

74% of frequent travellers see benefits in enrolling in a hotel loyalty program

Bangalore, India, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, along with SAMHI Pvt. Ltd, undertook an in-depth consumer survey to better understand the needs and expectations of the road warriors in India. The survey revealed that while 54% of the respondents are already enrolled in a hotel loyalty… Read the full press release

IHG® strengthens luxury and upscale portfolios in India

Bangalore,India, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed an agreement with Hotel Paraag Limited in Bangalore, for two hotels – the new built InterContinental® Bengaluru Whitefield and Crowne Plaza® Bengaluru Raj Bhavan Road, which will be a conversion hotel. The development marks the debut of the… Read the full press release

MAXX Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam opens on August 1st, 2019

The new hotel of the brand MAXX by Steigenberger in Potsdam Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The MAXX family is growing: With the MAXX Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam, the young brand opens its third hotel after Bad Honnef and Vienna within a few months. The current Steigenberger Hotel Sanssouci Potsdam is… Read the full press release

OpenTable partners with Upserve to connect dining habits, preferences and reservations to elevate hospitality

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today ( June 5, 2019) announced an industry-first partnership with Upserve, a full-service Restaurant Management Platform. The partnership allows data and guest insights to flow in real-time both ways between OpenTable’s GuestCenter operating system and… Read the full press release

InterContinental Yokohama Pier 8 will open its doors to guests in November 2019

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced InterContinental Yokohama Pier 8 will open its doors to guests in November 2019 in the Minato Mirai area of Yokohama. The franchise agreement was made by IHG’s domestic operating company, IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan (Head office: UK, Japan: Tokyo;… Read the full press release