Top five hottest leisure trends for independent hotels

LONDON, 2018-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — There is no doubt that global leisure travel has been on the increase over the past decade and there are no signs of slow down. According to howmuch.net, the five countries that spend the most on travel are China ($164.9 billion), the US ($145.7 billion), Germany ($106.6 billion), the… Read the full press release

Barony House earns the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from Visit Scotland

EDINBURGH, 2018-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxury B&B in Scotland’s capital city has achieved the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from Visit Scotland. Barony House, situated in the Newington area of Edinburgh, recently received a 5-star Guest House Quality Assurance award from the national tourism organisation in recognition of its exceptional standards. The… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Sanya announces the return of MO Kid’s Camp this summer

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — For the ninth consecutive year, Mandarin Oriental, Sanya is offering its popular MO Kid’s Camp for younger fans over the summer months. Taking advantage of the resort’s private coral bay, landscaped pools and tropical gardens, outdoor activity specialists have created a programme of fun-filled games, educational activities and creative… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Prague launches Czech Foodie Fan accommodation package

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Prague has launched an accommodation package for lovers of good food. Guests booking the hotel’s Czech Foodie Fan package will enjoy a guided tour of the best Czech food shops and restaurants in Prague, a Czech beer tasting, and other treats, including luxurious accommodation at the five-star hotel…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai to host a sushi pop-up restaurant by three Michelin-star chef Masaaki Miyakawa from Japan

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai will host a sushi pop-up restaurant led by a three Michelin-star chef from Japan, in July. Sushi Master Masaaki Miyakawa and his elite Sushi-Shin team from Hokkaido, Japan will provide diners with the quintessential edomae sushi experience from 17– 29 July. A pre-bookings service is… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Milan launches Fornasetti Designer Experience accommodation package

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Milan has launched a luxury accommodation package for guests wanting to immerse themselves in the whimsical world of Italian designer Piero Fornasetti, one of the most original and creative talents of the twentieth century. Guests booking the Fornasetti Designer Experience will receive a custom-made Fornasetti art piece and an… Read the full press release

IHG announces the development of three Hotel Indigo® properties in the state of Washington

Three hotel signings in Washington show continued momentum for the brand Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the development of three Hotel Indigo®properties in the state of Washington – Hotel Indigo Vancouver Downtown, Hotel Indigo Everett and Hotel Indigo Spokane. All… Read the full press release

W Hotels announces the global roll out of its signature music festival series WAKE UP CALL

The World’s First-Ever Hotel Music Festival Embarks Upon a Jetset Tour Like You’ve Never Seen Before Phantogram, Charli XCX, Martin Solveig, Gorgon City and Angus & Julia Stone Among Performers at W Hollywood, W Barcelona and W Bali NEW YORK, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels today announces the global roll out of WAKE… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in Georgia with the opening of Moxy Tbilisi

Tbilisi, Georgia, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, has made its debut in Georgia with the opening of Moxy Tbilisi, bringing its characteristic vibrant, playful design and approachable service to this dynamic destination. Boasting the style and spirit of a boutique hotel without breaking the bank, the 130-bedroom… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of WoodSpring Suites Seattle Tukwila hotel

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with West77 Partners and Hotel Management & Consulting, announced the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Seattle Tukwila hotel in Tukwila, Wash.Located at 15637 West Valley Highway, the hotel is the third WoodSpring property to open… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Miami appoints Jason Bossenberry as Director of Sales and Marketing and Mikaela Vourtsis as Public Relations and Communications Manager

Newly appointed Director of Sales and Marketing, and Public Relations and Communications Manager Miami, FL, U.S.A., 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Miami has welcomed two new members to the family in the Sales and Marketing department, an important and dynamic division that drives the ultimate success of the Hotel. Accomplished hospitality sales expert Jason… Read the full press release

Amistad Partners and the legendary Legendale Hotel Beijing join forces

The five-star hotel offers elegance and luxury in the heart of Beijing. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Within walking distance of some of China’s most significant landmarks and historical sites, including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Drum and Bell Towers, as well as world-class shopping areas, such as Wangfujing and… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota partners with Adventure Creative to drive tourism throughout the state

ST. PAUL, Minn., 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, announced today that Adventure Creative has been selected as the new advertising agency of record after a competitive review of proposals from several creative firms. The new contract begins July 1, 2018. Several Minnesota-based and out-of-state agencies were involved… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces two new regional European appointments

LONDON, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Christoph Mares, COO, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced two new regional European appointments. Amanda Hyndman, General Manager, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London & Area Vice President Operations Amanda Hyndman returns to Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group as General Manager, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London and Area Vice President… Read the full press release

W Hotels announces signing of W Sydney slated to open 2020

W Sydney Set to Mark the Third Hotel in Australia Following W Brisbane (Now Open) and W Melbourne (2020) NEW YORK, NY, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Harbouring a long-held crush, W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, today announced its grand re-entry to the iconic harbour city with the highly-anticipated signing of W… Read the full press release

Econo Lodge is giving one lucky winner the chance to spend a day with two-time Bassmaster Elite Series champion Justin Lucas

CONTEST RUNS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Econo Lodge, a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament presenting sponsor, is giving one lucky winner and a guest the opportunity to spend the day with two-time Bassmaster Elite Series champion Justin Lucas at Lake Guntersville, Ala. The Econo Lodge Easy Escape, Fishing with Justin Lucas contest runs through September 5,… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges launches the “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend it Your Way.” summer promotion

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is launching the “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend it Your Way.” seasonal promotion. From June 12 to August 17, 2018, two separate stays at a Choice Hotels property can earn Choice Privileges members enough rewards points to earn… Read the full press release

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel to offer an exceptional evening dedicated to music on June 21 to celebrate “Fête de la Musique”

Guests of the Hotel, restaurants and bar will have the privilege to attend a private concert in the Hotel’s elegant Rotunda by one of Warner Classics’ greatest talents, the pianist composer RIOPY Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat, France, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year on June 21, France traditionally celebrates the “Fête de la Musique” with… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria turns its beach into a Football Arena just in time for the 2018 World Cup

Summer event is in partnership with WE, CIB Wealth and IRAM jewelry Alexandria, Egypt, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — For all football lovers, Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria has turned its beach into an amazing fan zone in the open air by the sea, reflecting the unique ambiance of the city. The Football Arena is set with three… Read the full press release

BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC named the Wine Program of the Year at the 2018 RAMMY Awards

It’s a Winn Win for Head Sommelier Winn Robertson and his team from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On June 10, 2018 BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, was named the Wine Program of the Year at the 2018 RAMMY Awards Gala of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington…. Read the full press release

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel welcomes Florent Margaillan as Executive Pastry Chef

Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat, France, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Florent Margaillan is the Executive Pastry Chef of Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel as of June 25, 2018. In his new role, he’ll redesign the dessert menus for the property’s three restaurants: the chic French Riviera bistro La Véranda, the pool-side grill at Club Dauphin, and the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Cap. At… Read the full press release

Spain Summer Holiday Spending 2018 Report: The Top 3 best value destinations are Gran Canaria, Costa Tropical and the Costa Blanca

MALAGA, Spain, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a last-minute budget holiday this summer, then Spain is your best bet in Europe. Spain is a hot favourite holiday spot for Brits with more than 19 million Brits choosing to holiday there in 2017. Cheap flights and accommodation don’t necessarily mean a cheap… Read the full press release

Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas enhances its two-bedroom villas with the finest textiles from the Jim Thompson collection

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest textiles from the famed Jim Thompson collection enhances the splendid two-bedroom villas already available at Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas. Jim Thompson shared his love of Thailand by bringing hand-woven Thai silks to the world, complementing perfectly the Anantara passion for authentic luxury. A sweeping sanctuary… Read the full press release

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang recognized with Chef Hotelier of the Year award

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort is delighted to announce that Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang has won the prestigious Chef Hotelier of the Year award at The Hotelier Awards Asia 2018. The fifth annual Hotelier Awards was hosted on 23 May 2018 in Singapore to recognise outstanding professional excellence… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to open a new, ultra-luxury hotel in Houston in 2023

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been selected by McNair Interests to manage a new, ultra-luxury hotel in Houston. Set to open in 2023, the hotel will be Rosewood’s second in Texas and their ninth in the United States. Ideally located in the city’s exclusive Uptown District, the hotel… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel launch Summer Family Fun accommodation package including a personal ‘Toy Butler’

Make the most of the summer in London with a Family Fun Package including a personal ‘Toy Butler’, bespoke box of outdoor toys and British picnic experience London, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel are launching a limited edition Summer Family Fun accommodation package, complete with a ‘Toy Butler’. As well as… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Al Naseem to join the exclusive Virtuoso network

Virtuoso is an ultra-exclusive network of the world’s finest luxury travel advisors Dubai, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Al Naseem, the contemporary beachfront resort nestled in Madinat Jumeirah, with stunning views of Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, has been invited to join the exclusive Virtuoso network – a collection of luxury travel agencies representing… Read the full press release

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi to rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (JUNE 11, 2018) that Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi will rebrand to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, turning the iconic ‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi’ into the first Andaz branded hotel in the Middle East. The hotel is owned by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of management and franchise agreements for nine Hyatt Place hotels and three Hyatt House hotels in Canada

Twelve Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels expected to open by 2020 TORONTO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (June 6, 2018) announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise agreements by a Hyatt affiliate for nine Hyatt Place hotel and three… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels

CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(June 5, 2018) announced executed management and franchise contracts for 19 hotels. The executed contracts, which represent important expansion in key markets or markets in which Hyatt brands are under-represented, are for the following hotels: Hyatt Regency Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a… Read the full press release