MGallery Kyoto Yura Hotel officially opens

The 144-room luxury hotel offers a secret hideaway for travelers seeking authentic Japanese hospitality Paris, France, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — MGallery Kyoto Yura Hotel will make its debut in the country’s ancient capital today (May 2, 2019), promising to take guests on a journey to the crossroads of time in the dawn of modern… Read the full press release

New Amadeus-IHG research explores the future of hospitality

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — New research study, Drivers of Change in Hospitality, explores the changes we can expect as guest insight, technology optimization and the ability to hyper-personalize take effect. Informed by over 7,500 consumers worldwide and industry experts, the study identifies three trends that the sector must respond to meet… Read the full press release

Jaz in the City to open fourth hotel in the United Arab Emirates in 2022

A design hotel for music lovers will open in the historic old quarter of Dubai in 2022. Fourth location after Amsterdam, Stuttgart and Vienna. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Jaz in the City to conquer Dubai! The fourth hotel to operate under the Jaz in the City lifestyle brand will… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong welcomes new Regional Vice President and General Manager, Bill Taylor

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Bill Taylor has been named Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, overseeing key properties in Shenzhen and Guangzhou – his first appointment in Asia. He was most recently Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Boston. A veteran hotelier, Taylor’s… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Liuzhou is officially open

245-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Guangxi Province, Southwest China CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Liuzhou is officially open, marking the debut of the brand in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in Southwest China. The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi…. Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy named the Hotel Program of the Year, Americas recognition by the Freddie Awards

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Just three months after introducing the Marriott Bonvoy brand name, Marriott International’s travel program won the Hotel Program of the Year, Americas recognition by the Freddie Awards, the most prestigious member-generated award in the travel loyalty industry. Marriott Bonvoy took home four total awards last night, at the 29th annual… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels launches Openings Portal to simplify and improve process of opening a hotel for its franchisees

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is simplifying and improving the process of opening a hotel for its franchisees with the launch of the new Openings Portal. This sophisticated project management tool lets Choice owners track every step of the opening process – from franchise agreement to the first… Read the full press release

New Hillside Suite at Singita Sasakwa Lodge – The Ultimate Private Retreat

Hillside Suite at Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Cape Town, South Africa, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Sweeping views of Singita Grumeti, Tanzania, Hillside SuiteApril 2019 – In June 2019, Hillside Suite, set on the edge of a cliff, overlooking the endless plains of the Serengeti, opens to guests. With a private access road and all the trimmings of an exclusive retreat,… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd welcomes new general manager, Claudia Feuß

Claudia Feuß takes over the management of the IntercityHotel flagship with effect from 26 April 2019 / departure of Anton M. Wüstefeld is formally marked by the donation of €20,000 to a children’s early intervention centre Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Claudia Feuß has taken up the managerial reins at… Read the full press release

Dusit International made its Qatar debut with the launch of the luxury Dusit Doha Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand-based, global hospitality company brings its unique brand of gracious hospitality to the city’s vibrant West Bay area. With a view to capture major market share in Qatar’s hospitality sector, Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has made its Qatar debut today (25 April… Read the full press release

Hyatt expects the number of Hyatt hotels in Saudi Arabia to double by 2023

Five new Hyatt hotels to open as part of commitment to better diversify the country’s economy CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (APRIL 28, 2019)  that it expects the number of Hyatt hotels in Saudi Arabia to double, with five additional Hyatt branded hotels to open by 2023, adding… Read the full press release

Marriott International to expand its footprint in Mexico by more than 50% to the end of 2023

Company signed deals in Mexico in 2018 for 15 hotels with more than 2,300 rooms– including the first EDITION contract for the Caribbean and Latin America  Mexico City, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today (04/23/2019) announced that it expects to expand its footprint in Mexico by more than 50% to… Read the full press release

Fairfield by Marriott reaches new milestone with the opening of its 1,000th hotel location

One of Marriott International’s Fastest-Growing Brands, Fairfield® Expects to Grow Its Footprint by 30 Percent Over Next Three Years BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairfield by Marriott announced today (04/25/2019) the opening of its 1,000th hotel location, making it the second brand in the Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) portfolio besides Courtyard by Marriott to reach… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut names Cornelia Mitlmeier as Hotel Manager

Beirut, Lebanon, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Beirut announces the appointment of Cornelia Mitlmeier as Hotel Manager of the landmark urban Hotel located in the heart of Downtown Beirut. Born and raised in Germany, Mitlmeier has come a long way from her beginnings as an apprentice in the food and beverage industry. Following her… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts unveils plans for an all-new Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021

The reimagined Four Seasons Private Jet further enhances the in-flight experience, for an elevated take on five-star service in the sky Toronto, Canada, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, unveils plans for an all-new Four Seasons Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021, evoking the bygone… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston appoints Michael Pedder as the new General Manager

Boston, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Boston announces the appointment of Michael Pedder as the new General Manager at the iconic property. Pedder’s opportunity to take the helm in Boston arrives following the transfer of Bill Taylor to Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. “At Four Seasons,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized for its outstanding onboard hospitality, passenger experience and charitable initiatives

Airline took home numerous awards from three prestigious ceremonies held in Hamburg during the month of April, including ‘Trendsetter of the Year’, ‘Best Charitable Initiatives’, ‘Best Onboard Catering Innovation’ and ‘Best Onboard Snacks’   DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful month of April with a host of… Read the full press release

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019

Company on-track to grow its portfolio by 45 percent through the end of 2023 with over 100 properties under development DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (04/08/2019) announced it expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its Middle East and Africa portfolio in… Read the full press release

IHG announces transformation of its Europe Sales Team

New structure will mobilise organisation to capitalise on key growth opportunities across Europe Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced a transformation of its Europe Sales Team designed around key market opportunities, which will position the company for accelerated growth across… Read the full press release

IHG welcomes Matt Kistler as Senior Vice President of Global Insights, Analytics and Data

New leader appointed to IHG’s Marketing leadership team  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes marketing analytics expert Matt Kistler as Senior Vice President of Global Insights, Analytics and Data. Charged with elevating IHG’s consumer insights and marketing effectiveness, Kistler and his team… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of Holiday Inn® Madinah King Abdulaziz Road and Holiday Inn Jeddah Al Hamra in Saudi Arabia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed two franchise agreements including Holiday Inn®Madinah King Abdulaziz Road with Loulouat Al Madinah Hospitality and Holiday Inn Jeddah Al Hamra with Al Hokair Group. The agreements were signed and announced at Arabian Hotel Investment Conference… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts supports its expansion in Egypt with the appointment of five new General Managers and one new Hotel Manager

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts brand is continuing to build upon the strong degree of commitment traditionally shown to Egypt by opening a total of three new hotels in the country this year. This expansion is being accompanied by the appointment of five new General… Read the full press release

TravelClick: Spring Season Brings Continued Rate Growth for North American Hoteliers

Bookings Also Stabilizing Throughout Several Markets NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, an Amadeus company, today (April 9, 2019) released new data from the Company’s March 2019 North American Hospitality Review (NAHR). According to this data, North American hoteliers are entering the spring season and rounding out the first quarter of… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces three new additions to its European portfolio

New Additions Include First Ascend in Italy, First Quality in Czech Republic ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring its continued international expansion, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced three new additions to its European portfolio: Hotel Aquarius Venice and V8 Hotel Köln @Motorworld, both members of the Ascend Hotel Collection located in Venice, Italy and Cologne, Germany, respectively, and Quality Hotel… Read the full press release

Delaware North receives regulatory approval for the acquisition of SKYCITY Darwin; property will be renamed Mindil Beach Casino & Resort

Mindil Beach Casino & Resort selected as new name after stakeholder input DARWIN, N.T., Australia, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Global hospitality company Delaware North has received regulatory approval to proceed with its acquisition of SKYCITY Darwin and has announced plans to rename the popular gaming and entertainment venue and resort. The official transfer… Read the full press release

FOUR SEASONS ASTIR PALACE HOTEL ATHENS UNVEILS GREEK SEAFOOD RESTAURANT PELAGOS, OPENING MARCH 29

Athens, Greece, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Few experiences are as quintessentially Greek as enjoying a languorous meal to the gentle roar of the ocean while savouring precious memories with family and friends. Pelagos, the waterfront restaurant of Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, mirrors those very qualities that make hospitality a byword in Greece: simplicity,… Read the full press release

IHG welcomes Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels

New leader appointed to IHG’s Commercial & Technology leadership team  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes hospitality veteran Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels. Cole is charged with maximising IHG’s revenue delivery across all customer touch-points and creating a… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dandenong, Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Martyn Barnes has signed his third IHG®-branded hotel, bringing Holiday Inn & Suites to Dandenong, the so-called ‘capital’ of Melbourne’s south-east. Headlining a mixed-use development that includes two levels of office space, the 160-room, design-led Holiday Inn & Suites Dandenong will rise to 11 levels when… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality further expands in the Netherlands with The IntercityHotel Amsterdam Airport scheduled to open in 2021

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is driving forward expansion in the Netherlands. The IntercityHotel Amsterdam Airport, which is scheduled to open in 2021, will become the latest addition to the group’s portfolio.   It will join the existing IntercityHotel in Enschede, the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Amsterdam and Jaz… Read the full press release