Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park marks the completion of its $50 million-dollar transformation with week long celebrations

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International today (11/16/2018) will kick off a week of celebrations at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park as it marks the completion of its $50 million-dollar transformation by owners Sunshine Insurance. With the refurbishment, the iconic Sydney hotel, previously known… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of 164-room Aloft Lima in Peru

BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Peru’s most distinguished hotel group, Libertador Hotels, Resorts & Spas, is pleased to announce the opening of the 164-room Aloft Lima bringing innovation, modern style and a vibrant new social scene to the Miraflores district. Aloft is Marriott International’s innovation incubator for today’s savvy global traveler and delivers a fresh… Read the full press release

IHG announces the promotion of Christian Hempell to Senior Vice President of Global Loyalty and Partnerships

5-year IHG marketing leader appointed to head up new Global Loyalty & Partnerships team Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the promotion of Christian Hempell to Senior Vice President of Global Loyalty and Partnerships. In this new role, Hempell leads a team… Read the full press release

IHG announces the grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today (15 NOVEMBER 2018) the grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, the 200th hotel within its growing portfolio of InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand. Developed by Shimao Group and managed by IHG, InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is a… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the newly-built 98-room Holiday Inn Express® Farroupilha hotel, Brazil

The company brings the brand’s renowned comfort and convenience to Brazil’s southern region of Serra Gaúcha Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®, (InterContinental Hotels Group) one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (16 NOVEMBER 2018) announces the opening of the newly-built 98-room Holiday Inn Express® Farroupilha hotel in Brazil’s southern region of Serra Gaúcha…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay’s Chef Yusuke Aoki named World Champion of the Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition

Winning dessert added to Resort menu; Yusuke to launch homemade organic Bali chocolate Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — After a gruelling five-hour public cook-off in New York City, Executive Pastry Chef Yusuke Aoki of Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay has been crowned World Champion of the Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition (C3). Representing Asia,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti welcomes Justin Stevens as Resort Manager

Serengeti, Tanzania, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti has announced Justin Stevens as Resort Manager. With ten years of African safari experience to his name, Stevens now joins the team at the Lodge in the heart of the Serengeti National Park, where he will oversee all day to day operations at the property. Hailing… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC to hold its 19th annual “Thanksgiving on the Mayflower” feast for the city’s public servants on November 22, 2018

Hotel staff volunteers serve up 500 meals to the city’s public servants on Thanksgiving Day Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC proudly announces its 19th annual “Thanksgiving on the Mayflower” feast for the city’s public servants who are working on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018. Washington, DC’s… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo continues to raise the bar on luxury guest experience with new and refreshed spaces and amenities

Central America’s premier luxury resort debuts new signature restaurant, spa, concierge lounge, fitness and wellness centre and juice bar Costa Rica, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, a Forbes Five-Star resort situated on the 1,400-acre (570 hectare) Peninsula Papagayo on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica, announces the… Read the full press release

Renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson to debut in Canada with a new-concept restaurant and bar at the new Four Seasons Hotel Montreal

New York-based celebrity chef’s eponymous new restaurant and bar will join the city’s celebrated culinary community with Samuelsson’s inimitable style and cuisine Montreal, Canada, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson is partnering with the new Four Seasons Hotel Montreal with Marcus, a new-concept restaurant and bar that will bear both his name and his unique culinary… Read the full press release

Gonçalo Monteiro appointed opening General Manager of the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Montreal

Montreal, Canada, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Seasoned hotelier Gonçalo Monteiro has been appointed opening General Manager of the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Montreal.  He arrives from China, where he was most recently Hotel Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip. “With his international background and flair for outstanding service, Gonçalo is the perfect person to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts names internationally-renowned fitness expert Harley Pasternak as Global Fitness Advisor

Renowned fitness expert to design fitness facilities and create new programming at Four Seasons around the world Toronto, Canada, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has appointed internationally-renowned fitness expert Harley Pasternak to the role of Global Fitness Advisor. Harley Pasternak is a world-renowned fitness and nutrition… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi Won the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

HANOI, Vietnam, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi is honored to be awarded as “Luxury Business Hotel”, regional winner – South East Asia – at the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards organized in Bali, Indonesia with the participation of 1,000 hotels all over the world. “Luxury Business Hotel” is one of… Read the full press release

H Hospitality Collection, the hospitality management company, and Amistad Partners join forces

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — H Hospitality Collection an Abu Dhabi-based hospitality management company has selected Amistad Partners, a premier global luxury hotel representation company, to represent four of its illustrious properties: The H Dubai, The H Resort Seychelles, Centreville Hotel & Experiences in Podgorica, Montenegro and Villa Diyafa Hotel… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Frankfurt is the official hospitality partner of “Ronaldinho & Friends vs. Adler All Stars” football charity match

Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The city of Frankfurt is set to welcome world football stars to an exclusive charity match: “Ronaldinho & Friends vs. Adler All Stars,” on 17 November. Jumeirah Frankfurt, centrally located in the heart of the city and only a few steps away from the famous shopping street Zeil… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the first Hyatt property in Barcelona — Hotel Sofia Barcelona

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (November 5, 2018) plans for Hotel Sofia Barcelona to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, a global collection of unique and story-worthy stay experiences. A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Selenta Group for the hotel to join The Unbound Collection… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Zurich Airport set to debut in Switzerland by 2020

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The IntercityHotel Zurich Airport will become the brand’s first venture into Switzerland when building works are completed in 2020. Construction is now beginning on schedule, and a number of characteristic features are already emerging. As with all IntercityHotels, the USP will be easy accessibility. The… Read the full press release

InterContinental® Hotels & Resort celebrates 200 InterContinental hotels around the world with a stunning art installation by Alexander Hall

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading luxury hotel brand InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts has partnered with London-based contemporary artist Alexander Hall, also known under the alias Haut de Gamme©, to create a stunning art installation, commemorating 200 InterContinental hotels and resorts around the world. The art installation is made from 200 champagne bottles individually hand-painted… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Paris’ Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager Philippe Leboeuf named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World

Hong Kong, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Philippe Leboeuf, Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, has been named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World. Leboeuf will be presented with his award at the 38th annual Hotelier of the World Awards at Lotte New York Palace, New York, on 12… Read the full press release

AAAE launches new Scholarship named in honor of late aviation industry leader and mentor, Claudia B. Holliway

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is proud to announce the creation of the Claudia B. Holliway Women in Aviation Scholarship, named after a respected leader and mentor in the airport industry who passed away last fall. In addition to creating the new scholarship, AAAE has… Read the full press release

Nearly 130,000 IHG colleagues came together to join in its inaugural Giving for Good month

Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has today (01 NOVEMBER 2018) announced that nearly 130,000 colleagues from its hotels and corporate offices around the world came together to join in its inaugural Giving for Good month. During the month, IHG colleagues were invited to make a positive contribution through… Read the full press release

IHG and IHG Owners Association launch Renovation Donation Initiative; donating furniture, fixtures and equipment to non-profit organizations

Industry-leading effort will help hotels manage removal of materials during renovations and make a positive difference in local communities Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) and the IHG Owners Association have launched the Renovation Donation Initiative, an industry-leading reuse program that is part of a shared commitment to operating responsibly. IHG-branded… Read the full press release

BHMA Set to Unveil Latest Away Resort in Pranburi

  Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Flight Centre Travel Group’s hotel and accommodation business BHMA has announced the signing of a hotel management agreement with Thai developer Ban Pulakorn (2550) Co., Ltd. to operate Away Pranburi Beach Resort. Currently operating as Pulakorn Private Beach Resort, the resort will be rebranded from November 1, 2018,… Read the full press release

The future of the boutique hotels

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — While boutique hotels, also called independent or lifestyle hotels, were possibly written off 10-15 years ago, it’s undeniable that these hotels are back in favour. In fact, boutique hotels are on their way to becoming the fastest-growing segment in the lodging industry. According to recent data, the… Read the full press release

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort to feature Mercedes-Benz charging stations

Phuket, Thailand, 2018-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Layan Phuket Resort proudly announces it will be among the first Anantara properties to feature Mercedes-Benz charging stations for Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrid vehicles. Anantara Hotels & Resorts is partnering with Mercedes Benz in this initiative as part of an all-encompassing campaign to promote an eco-conscious luxury lifestyle… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts welcomes historic, 4-Diamond Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue hotel to its expansive portfolio

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the premier global hotel management company, adds the historic, 4-Diamond Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue hotel to its expansive portfolio. The new management contract furthers Interstate’s coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent acquisitions, including the Courtyard by Marriott Anaheim Resort/Convention Center in California and… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of 2nd Radisson RED in Georgia — Radisson RED Tbilisi Old Town set to open in 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the second Radisson RED in Georgia. The new Radisson RED Tbilisi Old Town, Georgia, is set to open its doors in late 2020. This upscale, select-service… Read the full press release

Female business travellers: A demographic you can’t risk ignoring

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — About a year ago, the corporate world, government and the movie industry (especially in the United States) were caught off guard and stunned by revelation after revelation of sexual misconduct by well-known figures. The world today is more aware now about improper behaviour by men, particularly by… Read the full press release

Independent hotels must invest in social media

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — It won’t come as any great revelation that social media plays a crucial role in today’s competitive hospitality market. You know this already. However, for many independent hotels, social media is at best a peripheral activity that is paid attention to on an ad hoc basis. Social media… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group announces OZO Maldives, scheduled to open in 2020

Family-oriented resort will immerse travellers in a reinterpretation of the legacy left behind by a fictitious shipwrecked sailor‏ Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, has signed an agreement with a joint venture company led by Panchshil Realty to launch OZO Maldives. Scheduled to… Read the full press release