Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ new service to Isle of Man and Newcastle

Belfast, Northern Island, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe franchise partner, Eastern Airways, is introducing Sunday flights on its Belfast City Airport routes to the Isle of Man and Newcastle. The new Sunday services will help to provide weekend break opportunities and assist business passengers travelling to their destination on a Sunday ready for an… Read the full press release

CDA officially opens Airport Maintenance Complex (AMC) annex building at O’Hare International Airport

Chicago, IL, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today to officially open a new 90,000 square foot Airport Maintenance Complex (AMC) annex building to be used for the snow program at O’Hare International Airport. The new $18 million facility houses snow removal vehicles and other equipment… Read the full press release

IHG to rebrand 14 hotels within SAMHI’s India hotel portfolio to Holiday Inn Express hotels

Milestone agreement will increase IHG’s current system size in India by 34% Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has partnered with SAMHI to rebrand approximately 2000 rooms (operating and under construction) within its India hotel portfolio, to Holiday Inn Express hotels…. Read the full press release

IHG to launch boutique brand Hotel Indigo® in Japan

Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As the number of visitors to Japan continues to grow, there is a segment of travellers who are looking for something different – a property to satisfy their senses of curiosity and creativity that delivers a memorable experience of a destination. Looking to meet this need, IHGA… Read the full press release

IHG announces agreement with Franzé Developments to open and operate Holiday Inn and Suites Geelong, Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers to Geelong will soon be introduced to the ‘Joy of Travel’, with IHG today announcing a 20-year management agreement with Franzé Developments to open and operate Holiday Inn and Suites Geelong, the largest hotel in the city. Opening in 2020, the 190-room property will be… Read the full press release

IHG announces 187-room new build Crowne Plaza Cairo Sheikh Zayed City scheduled to open in 2021

Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of Crowne Plaza Cairo Sheikh Zayed City in partnership with Al Badr For Investments and Commercial Spaces Company. The new development aligns with IHG’s strategy to grow the Crowne Plaza brand across… Read the full press release

Marriott International becomes the preferred hotel company for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Members of Marriott Rewards and SPG Can Get Exclusive VIP Access to Toronto Maple Leaf Hockey Events Toronto, ON, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, the country’s leading lodging company, is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), making Marriott International the preferred hotel company for the… Read the full press release

agoda 2017 Gold Circle Awards winners announced

SINGAPORE, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — agoda, one of the world’s fastest-growing online booking platforms and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced the winners of its prestigious 2017 Gold Circle Awards, given to top-performing accommodation partners around the world that exemplify the best qualities of the online booking travel experience. Running for now the… Read the full press release

First Data to power in-store, online, and mobile payments for AccorHotels

NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (22 Nov 2017) First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with AccorHotels to enable global and cross channel payments. The AccorHotels Group is a global leader in travel and lifestyle, and a pioneer in digital technology, offering… Read the full press release

Hyatt and Folio Fine Wine Partners announce the launch of Canvas Blanc de Blancs Spumante

CHICAGO, 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today announced the launch of Canvas Blanc de Blancs Spumante, a sparkling addition to the Canvas wine brand that was developed in collaboration with Folio Fine Wine Partners, a Napa Valley, Calif.-based wine company. Folio Fine Wine Partners, owned by the Michael Mondavi Family, has partnered with Venetian sparkling wine… Read the full press release

TravelClick’s November 2017 North American Hospitality Review: all travel segment experience solid growth during the fourth quarter of 2017

Both Group and Transient Leisure Travel Experience Particularly Solid Growth in Bookings NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — As North American hoteliers enter the holiday season and round out the year, all travel segments are seeing a noticeable increase across the board in both average daily rates (ADR) and occupancy, up 1.4 percent and… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels breaks ground on the Cambria Hotel in Charleston, S.C., slated to open early in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), along with RREAF Holdings and New Castle Hotels & Resorts, broke ground on the Cambria Hotel in Charleston, S.C. The Cambria Charleston Riverview, a 126-room hotel is located at 84 Ripley Point Dr. on the Ashley River, and is slated to open early in 2019 and will be built… Read the full press release

Four Seasons set to open its first hotel in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Rising amid the leafy green spaces along the Pinheiros river in southern Sao Paulo is a new beacon of world class luxury and five star service: the all-new Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas. Part of Parque da Cidade, the largest master planned, mixed use complex… Read the full press release

Michael Schmid appointed General Manager in anticipation of the opening of Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In anticipation of the opening of Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas in 2018, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces the appointment of Michael Schmid as General Manager.  The hospitality veteran marks his return to the Four Seasons family as he leads the opening of the company’s first hotel and residences in Brazil…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina the Official Hotel for Women’s Tennis Association Hawaii Open

Hawaii, Oahu, U.S.A., 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents the state’s only Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournament as the Official Hotel for the tournament, hosting 32 world-ranked WTA players and up-and-coming international stars playing singles and doubles matches on Oahu, a Player’s Pro Am and the official draw party. The… Read the full press release

The Volaré in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, The Volaré in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. has joined the Ascend Hotel Collection global portfolio of best-in-class independent upscale hotels and resorts from Choice Hotels. The Volaré is a 73-room property positioned in the heart of San Clemente, a charming beach community. Located at 111 S. Avenida De La Estrella,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals to host its 100-hour sale beginning on Black Friday, November 24, 2017

Sale includes deals up to 40 percent off* in vacation hot spots like Northwest Florida Beaches, Beaver Creek, Whistler and more PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Thankful for another year of sharing vacation memories, Wyndham is giving thanks back to holiday shoppers. Beginning on Black Friday, November 24, 2017, at 10:00am EST,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City introduces new latte creations at Pan Dulce

Four new flavours debut this season Mexico City, Mexico, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This season not only marks the end of the year and the beginning of several festivities, but also the opportunity to enjoy the traditional delicacies of the season and to experience new flavours. The team at Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City strives to… Read the full press release

Blue Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong will be steaming with its Viva Cuba! New Year’s Eve Countdown Party with DJ Re:Flex

Hong Kong, China, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This New Year’s Eve, Blue Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong will be getting steamy with its Viva Cuba! New Year’s Eve Countdown Party.  Guests will get the Havana vibe going with complimentary Panama hats for the men, fans for the ladies, and one Cuban cigar per person to be enjoyed… Read the full press release

Experience the Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Ultimate Face and Body Treatment at FLARE Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Pudong, Shanghai, China, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — FLARE Spa invites guests to discover the expertise of Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Ultimate Face and Body Treatment. Experience 120-minute anti-ageing treatment and heated herbs delivered with flawless efficiency to leave guests with a feeling of complete well-being. Deep massaging ensures cellular renewal and an amazing feeling of recovery. Overseeing… Read the full press release

The Children’s Health Board and Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC announce fundraising event to benefit Children’s National Health System

The family-friendly event on December 3 brings designer holiday trees, mantelpieces, wreaths and a menorah to the Georgetown hotel to celebrate the season and raise money for Children’s National Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Children’s Health Board (CHB) and Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC announce the launch of Light Up The Season – a family-friendly community… Read the full press release

Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles Unified School District host second annual LAX Aviation Career Day

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, more than 750 local high school students were introduced to careers in the aviation industry at the second annual LAX Aviation Career Day hosted by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The event occurred at the LAX’s Flight Path Museum… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Demonstrating its continued commitment to providing excellent customer service and a seamless passenger experience, Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania on November 6th 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 2nd 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the recently launched one in India. This demonstrates the national carrier continued commitment to… Read the full press release

IHG announces 220-room Holiday Inn Express hotel in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand

Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Ratchada to offer comfortable and fuss-free accommodation in Bangkok’s up-and-coming sub-central business district Denham, UK, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its expanding portfolio in Thailand, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Ratchada Honda Automobile Company Limited for… Read the full press release

The Clarion hotel brand awards the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson

Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Clarion hotel brand awarded the 2017 “Meet Me at Clarion” contest prize to Army veteran Brent Wilson from Chippewa Falls, Wisc. The prize package includes a group getaway to the home of country music, Nashville, Tenn., to attend the Country Music Association Awards. As this year’s winner, Wilson and five friends received a three-night stay… Read the full press release

Choice Hotel earns perfect score and achieve the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”

Choice Hotels Earns Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for Eighth Consecutive Year Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the eighth consecutive year, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is proud to announce it scored a perfect 100 on the 2018 Human Rights… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges named the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Choice Privileges Rated Top Hotel Loyalty Program In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards Rockville, Md., 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Another big win for the Choice Privileges loyalty program from Choice Hotels. For the second straight year, USA Today’s10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has named Choice Privileges the “Best Hotel Loyalty Program.” A panel of USA Today… Read the full press release

Sushi Wakon at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto awarded its first Michelin star in its first year of operations

Michelin star awarded after first year of operations, along with “Five Red Pavilions” ranking Toronto, Canada, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Sushi Wakon restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto has achieved its first Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto and Osaka 2018 in their first year of operations. Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto also gained a coveted “Five Red Pavilions” ranking, which marks… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release