IHG to create over 70 jobs and to modernise 60,000 square feet of office space at its corporate facilities in Branston, Burton upon Trent

Leading hotel group to bring 70 new jobs to its historic Midlands office Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of a major reinvestment, IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies known for its popular brands such as Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn, is creating over 70… Read the full press release

IHG and Ratanakorn Asset announce signing of eight new properties in Thailand

Multi-brand signing across key resort destinations in Thailand cements IHG’s partnership with Ratanakorn Asset Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, in partnership with Ratanakorn Asset, has announced the momentous signing of eight new properties in Thailand’s key resort destinations of Pattaya, Rayong,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ frequent flyer programme KrisFlyer and Points launch platform for KrisFlyer members to redeem miles for hotels and car rental services

Members of Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer programme can now use KrisFlyer miles to redeem for over 300,000 hotels and 29,000 car rental locations globally via ‘KrisFlyer vRooms’ SINGAPORE, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer programme of Singapore Airlines Group, and Points, the global leader in powering loyalty commerce, launched ‘KrisFlyer vRooms,’ a dedicated… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Paris to host the French capital’s one and only Christian Louboutin pop up nail bar

HONG KONG, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ —Mandarin Oriental, Paris will host the French capital’s one and only Christian Louboutin pop up nail bar from 17 June – 7 July 2018. To make the manicure experience even more memorable, guests can savour cocktails inspired by the colours and names of the French designer newest nail polishes. Guests can… Read the full press release

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve to officially reopen its doors in October 2018

Legendary Property Set to Welcome Guests Back Starting in October 2018 BETHESDA, MD, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is pleased to announce that the storied property will officially reopen its doors in October 2018, delivering a transformative guest experience rooted in cultural immersion, that is brought to life through… Read the full press release

Delta Hotels brand marks its European debut with the launch of Delta Hotels by Marriott Frankfurt Offenbach

  Delta Hotels Frankfurt Offenbach Introduces Effortless Simplicity to the Continent’s Business and Leisure Travellers Frankfurt, GERMANY, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Hotels, part of Marriott International, today officially launched Delta Hotels by Marriott Frankfurt Offenbach marking the European debut of the hotel brand. The opening is a significant landmark in the global… Read the full press release

Massport announces breaking ground on the highly anticipated Omni Boston Seaport Hotel

$550 million project is groundbreaking in diversity participation and inclusion; Model for non-profit community partnerships BOSTON, MA, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Executives from Omni Hotels & Resorts along with Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) and New Boston Hospitality, broke ground today on the highly anticipated Omni Boston… Read the full press release

Louis Parsons returns to Four Seasons Safari Lodge as its latest Artist in Residence

Renowned for delivering “art with soul,” Louis Parsons to return to the Lodge from June 18–28, 2018 Serengeti, Tanzania, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wild and untamed, the nature of Serengeti is famous for its ability to stir the soul of so many who visit, making it a compelling destination for creatives such as Louis… Read the full press release

AVANI Hotels & Resorts introduces online check-in available prior to arrival

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — AVANI Hotels & Resorts is pleased to offer the latest innovative convenience with online check-in available prior to arrival. Modern travellers who want to start exploring their destination as soon as possible can expedite the check-in process at any AVANI Hotels & Resorts property around the world. With… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts names industry guru, Mike Wylie, head of eCommerce

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts, widely recognized in the hospitality field as the leader in hotel and resort management, is igniting its digital prowess by naming industry guru, Mike Wylie, head of eCommerce. “Hiring thought leaders such as Mike is a crucial strategy to give us a competitive… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces signing of Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres in Zambia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is adding a new territory to its expanding portfolio with the signing of Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres in Zambia. Radisson Hotel Group’s Africa portfolio consists of 83 hotels and more than 17,500 rooms… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Nish Palas Istanbul as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

CHICAGO, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Nish Palas Istanbul as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. The 45-room boutique hotel is located in Nişantaşı, one of Istanbul’s oldest and most exciting neighborhoods, and will mark the entry into Turkey for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand. Once popular… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental to manage a new hotel in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, opening in 2020

HONG KONG, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new hotel in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, scheduled to open in 2020. The property, which will be called Mandarin Oriental, Saigon, will form part of Union Square Saigon, a commercial building in the heart of the… Read the full press release

Marriott plans to open at least five additional hotels at Simon shopping centers across North America

From South Florida to Long Island, Marriott plans to open at least five additional hotels at Simon shopping centers across North America over the next several years BETHESDA, MD, and INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International and Simon announced their plans to open at least five new hotels at Simon shopping… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection welcomes 5 African Pride Hotels in South Africa

Washington, D.C., , 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Autograph Collection, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of thoughtfully designed independent hotels, today welcomed 5 African Pride Hotels to its global portfolio, marking the debut of the brand in South Africa. These hotels include, African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, African Pride 15 On Orange Hotel, African Pride Mount Grace… Read the full press release

Marriott expands Marriott Moments with local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and hand-curated lists of things to do this summer

Now anyone can discover local experiences that match their passions with new, interest-based lists available on Marriott Moments Bethesda, MD, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Research shows consumers increasingly seek out enriching, local experiences when they travel. Now, with summer vacation right around the corner, Marriott is rolling out local-area expert recommendations, bespoke categories, and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces the promotion of Saa’d Al Fawadleh to Executive Chef

Amman, Jordan, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces the promotion of Saa’d Al Fawadleh to Executive Chef, responsible for overseeing all of the Hotel’s food and beverage operations that include Olea Restaurant, The Foyer Lounge and Five Grill & Lounge, as well as in-room dining and banqueting events. Saa’d has been with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts since… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman names Carlo Stragiotto as General Manager

Amman, Jordan, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces that Carlo Stragiotto has been appointed as General Manager of the luxurious 192-room Hotel in Amman, which provides the ideal home base to experience the capital and discover Jordan. Carlo’s interest in hospitality began with food and cooking back in the 1980s when he enrolled in… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, California

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, Calif. is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand, featuring best-in-class unique, boutique and historic hotels… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to present a new booking software at IMEX in Frankfurt am Main

  Hotel company to showcase a further stage of its digitalisation plans at the IMEX Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The IMEX in Frankfurt am Main is one of the world’s leading fairs for incentive travel, meetings and events. When this year’s exhibition gets underway today, Deutsche Hospitality will be… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of Park Inn by Radisson, Istanbul Odayeri

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening of Park Inn by Radisson, Istanbul Odayeri. The latest opening for Radisson Hotel Group takes its portfolio in Turkey to 20 hotels and more… Read the full press release

AccorHotels partners with Cvent to launch online event hosting management solution, Passkey

Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels announces a partnership with Cvent – the market leader in corporate event management – aimed at rolling out Passkey, the online event hosting management solution. With the Passkey solution, AccorHotels is making a mini-site available free of charge to Meeting Planners. From this mini-site dedicated to… Read the full press release

AccorHotels and Algeciras to acquire Atton Hoteles

PARIS, France, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels and Chilean group Algeciras announce that they signed an agreement with the shareholders of Atton Hoteles in order to acquire the company. As per the agreement, AccorHotels will acquire 100% of the management Company that operates 11 Atton hotels (2,259 rooms) across Chile, Peru, Colombia and… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards brings the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019 to Madeira

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Madeira has been revealed as the host for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019. The Portuguese destination, which has taken the title of Europe’s Leading Island Destination four times, will use the event to boost its profile on the international stage. Madeira Tourist Board, which also walked away… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide welcomes Mandeep Singh as its Chief Operating Officer

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments and one of the leading global providers of furnished and serviced apartments, today announced the appointment of Mandeep Singh as Chief Operating Officer. His proven track record in hospitality, excellent skills in business operations, and impressive leadership experience will help progress… Read the full press release

Robert Boller named managing director of MAXX Hotel GmbH

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — MAXX by Steigenberger was launched in March as the fourth brand under the Deutsche Hospitality umbrella. The aims are to enhance the group’s portfolio and to contribute to growth by adopting a franchise-friendly approach and by offering flexible standards with regard to aspects such as… Read the full press release

The Registry Collection® program now offers members enhanced cruising experiences, new travel options and more lucrative savings

LAS VEGAS, 2018-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Registry Collection® program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program, announced today that its members now have access to a world of new travel experiences. The enhancements provide members more customized travel programs, including worldwide itineraries on leading luxury cruise lines and more lucrative savings. “To deliver more value… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality AB further expands in Turkey with the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-May-10 — /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 Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul. The hotel will increase the group’s portfolio in Turkey to 23 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay appoints Hyung Gyu Kim as Executive Chef

Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay announces the appointment of Hyung Gyu Kim as Executive Chef, effective immediately. Hyung Gyu joins with more than 10 years of experience working in some of the finest restaurants in the world. Most recently, he was executive chef at W Hotel Doha. A seasoned chef, Hyung Gyu… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur announces the appointment of Ashish Sharma as its Head Bartender and Beverage Manager

Shaking things up – experience the city’s stylish new cocktail culture Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur announces the appointment of Ashish Sharma as the Hotel’s Head Bartender and Beverage Manager.  He will be responsible for overseeing the beverage operations throughout the Hotel’s six restaurants and lounges, banquets and catering events, and in-depth… Read the full press release