Choice Hotels announces the first Cambria hotel in Iowa scheduled to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Frontier Hospitality Group to develop the first Cambria hotel in Iowa. The four-story, 108-room Cambria Hotel Bettendorf will be located at the intersection of Middle Road and Forest Grove Road. The Cambria… Read the full press release

GrandStay to bring SkyTouch Hotel OS® to its 41 properties

GrandStay to bring SkyTouch Hotel OS® to its 41 properties   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTouch Technology’s customer centric focus was key in GrandStay’s decision to change Property Management System provider GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, and SkyTouch Technology, a premier Property Management System (PMS) vendor, announce a deal that will… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recognised by its employees as one of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recognised by its employees as one of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For   Employees have honoured Four Seasons as an employer of choice every year since the list’s inception Toronto, Canada, 2018-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, is proud… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels breaks ground on Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District slated to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with HOS Management, broke ground yesterday afternoon at the future home of the Cambria Hotel Savannah Historic District. Located at 321 Montgomery St., the 103-room, six-story property is slated to open in 2019. Situated… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel Ocean City, Md. Waterfront slated to open in summer of 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, along with PiNNacle Hospitality Group and The Wankawala Organization, announced this afternoon the groundbreaking of the Cambria Hotel Ocean City. Located at 309 North 1st Street, the 133-room property is slated to open in summer of 2019…. Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide to sell its European vacation rental business to Platinum Equity for approximately $1.3 billion

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its European vacation rental business to Platinum Equity for approximately $1.3 billion. In conjunction with the sale, the European vacation rental business has entered into a 20-year agreement… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces a 144-key Hyatt Place Aguascalientes, it’s sixth Hyatt Place hotel in Mexico

CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement for the 144-key Hyatt Place Aguascalientes with affiliates of Promotora Comercial Abadan, S.A. de C.V. The hotel will be managed by Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe, one of the most respected hospitality companies in… Read the full press release

The Rezidor Hotel Group recognized as a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices

A global recognition that honors those who operate with purpose and incorporate integrity into their ecosystems Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in… Read the full press release

SkyTouch Technology named a Leader in the Gartner Quadrant for hotel management software

SkyTouch Highlighted for Highest Value and Capability Among Property Management Systems ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTouch Technology has been named a Leader in the latest Gartner Quadrant for hotel management software. The FrontRunners quadrant evaluated verified product data and end-user reviews for 185 hotel property management systems (PMS). Only the products with the top scores were… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels welcomes Michael Fruin as regional vice president of franchise services, northeast region

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced Michael Fruin has joined the company as regional vice president of franchise services, northeast region. In this role, Fruin will be responsible for leading a team of field-based franchise operations business consultants called Area… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels promotes Brian Kirkland to the position of Chief Technology Officer

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced the promotion of Brian Kirkland to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this new leadership role, Kirkland will oversee the company’s overall information technology strategy, development and operations. He will report directly to John Bonds,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels welcomes Chad Fletcher as VP of global sales

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced Chad Fletcher has joined the company as vice president of global sales. In this role, Fletcher will lead the company’s corporate, travel agency and group sales strategy to support the continued growth of business… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality named the best service provider to the SME sector in the category of “Business Hotels”

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The market research company ServiceValue has named Deutsche Hospitality best service provider to the SME sector in the category of “Business Hotels”. According to a survey commissioned by the magazine WirtschaftsWoche, the group is held in particularly high esteem by mid-sized companies in Germany. Respondents… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality recognises Gondra Wettley and Claudia Feuß as “General Managers of the Year”

Gondra Wettley and Claudia Feuß receive awards for their performances in 2017  Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has once again recognised outstanding performances by hotel directors by announcing its “General Managers of the Year”. This time, the awards go to Gondra Wettley (Steigenberger Hotel Berlin) and Claudia Feuß (IntercityHotel… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer. In his new position, Jordan will be responsible for leading all aspects of revenue including sales, marketing, revenue management, e-commerce and distribution. “During a time of… Read the full press release

TRYP by Wyndham® announces the opening of a newly constructed, 96-room hotel on Miami’s picturesque Bay Harbor Islands

MIAMI, Fla., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — TRYP by Wyndham®, Wyndham Hotel Group’s urban lifestyle brand, today boosted its growing presence in Florida with the opening of a newly constructed, 96-room hotel on Miami’s picturesque Bay Harbor Islands. “We are focused on growing the TRYP by Wyndham brand throughout the U.S. in destinations with character… Read the full press release

Wyndham Grand pilots a new family travel program addressing the dire need for quality time over screen time

With The Nocturnals, Chef Duff Goldman and a “Fort Architect,” Wyndham Grand hotels create a family experience so good you’ll forget to check your phone PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Grand® is changing the way we think about family vacations challenging kids and parents to achieve the seemingly impossible: putting the phone away…. Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces 351-room Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences slated to open in Q4 2020

351-key Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences to be developed on famous Seven Mile Beach and expected to be completed in Q4 2020 CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 1, 2018) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Pageant Beach Hotel… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality announces all-new concept featuring combined Studio 6 and Motel 6 brands in Austin, TX slated to open in Q1 2019

All-New Concept Featuring Combined Motel 6 and Studio 6 Brands to Open in Q1 2019 Dallas, TX, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality, known for its iconic economy lodging brands, Motel 6 and Studio 6 in the U.S. and Canada, broke ground today on a new construction in Austin, TX in partnership with HKV… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels AG appoints Thomas Willms as CEO

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Steigenberger Hotels AG has appointed Thomas Willms as spokesperson of the Management Board (CEO). Mr. Willms, who joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in June 2017, will take up his new position with immediate effect. He will retain overall operational… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz slated to open for business before the end of the year

IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz scheduled to open before the end of the year Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The IntercityHotel brand is continuing its course of expansion on the Arabian Peninsula. The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz, which will open for business before the end of the year, represents the company’s first move… Read the full press release

Sleep Inn brand Continues Growth with more than 140 Properties in Pipeline

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sleep Inn brand, a proven leader in the midscale lodging segment and part of the Choice Hotels International, Inc.(NYSE: CHH) portfolio, has surpassed 400 properties open worldwide and increased its pipeline to more than 140 hotels. In 2018, the brand is projected to open hotels in several major… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of its newest property in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is proud to announce the opening of its fifth hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche has a prime location close to the popular North Corniche, which overlooks the Red Sea and is within… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels teams up with Fast Company to introduce a first-of-its-kind interactive display and experiential showcase for top products, experiences and services

Washington, DC, 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — As an industry leader, Marriott Hotels is constantly introducing innovations to enhance guest experiences around the globe. Kicking off the new year the flagship brand is teaming up with Fast Company, one of the world’s leading business media brands, to introduce the “Inspiration Collective”, a first-of-its-kind interactive display… Read the full press release

Ballater Hostel in Aberdeenshire earns VisitScotland’s highest accolade

EDINBURGH, 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With a lot of hard-work, Ballater Hostel has achieved VisitScotland’s highest accolade. After achieving a 5-star award at their first ever grading visit, Ballater Hostel is now the only hostel in Aberdeenshire to hold the exceptional VisitScotland award. The Hostel is located in the centre of Ballater, and attracts… Read the full press release

Rodeway Inn opens its 600th hotel — Rodeway Inn Osceola, Arkansas

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Rodeway Inn, the well-known economy hotel and one of 11 Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) brands, announced the opening of its 600th hotel. Located at 4565 West Keiser Avenue in Osceola, Arkansas, the opening of the Rodeway Inn Osceola, marks a significant milestone in the brand’s ongoing expansion. The Rodeway Inn Osceola offers free… Read the full press release

Comfort Hotel brand opened 58 hotels in 2017

Strong 2017 Highlighted by Robust Growth, Pipeline and Brand Evolution ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A proven leader in the upper midscale lodging segment, the iconic Comfort Hotel brand finished 2017 by opening 58 hotels and increasing the pipeline to nearly 300, one of the largest in its history. Franchised by Choice Hotels International,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the new Cambria Hotel Nashville

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced the opening of the new Cambria Hotel Nashville. The 255-room Cambria Hotel Nashville features Music City-inspired design elements throughout the property including a professional quality performance space where guests and locals… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels opens its new flagship Niccolo property, The Murray, Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 2018-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels announces the opening of The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, as the group’s new flagship Niccolo property and the latest addition to the luxury contemporary chic collection by Wharf Hotels. The Murray will open its facilities, restaurants and bars progressively from today. As one of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago announces the return of James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour at Allium Restaurant on March 2, 2018

Chef Sean Murray hosts seven James Beard Award winners and nominees Chicago, USA, 2018-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — On March 2, 2018, Executive Chef Sean Murray will host seven recognised chefs for the James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour at Allium Restaurant inside Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. Murray will cook alongside the following seven local and national chefs as part of the… Read the full press release