The Rezidor Hotel Group recognized as a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices

A global recognition that honors those who operate with purpose and incorporate integrity into their ecosystems Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in… Read the full press release

SkyTouch Technology named a Leader in the Gartner Quadrant for hotel management software

SkyTouch Highlighted for Highest Value and Capability Among Property Management Systems ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTouch Technology has been named a Leader in the latest Gartner Quadrant for hotel management software. The FrontRunners quadrant evaluated verified product data and end-user reviews for 185 hotel property management systems (PMS). Only the products with the top scores were… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels welcomes Michael Fruin as regional vice president of franchise services, northeast region

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced Michael Fruin has joined the company as regional vice president of franchise services, northeast region. In this role, Fruin will be responsible for leading a team of field-based franchise operations business consultants called Area… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels promotes Brian Kirkland to the position of Chief Technology Officer

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced the promotion of Brian Kirkland to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this new leadership role, Kirkland will oversee the company’s overall information technology strategy, development and operations. He will report directly to John Bonds,… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mayakoba recognized as the best hotel in Mexico by U.S. News & World Report

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Riviera Maya, Mexico (February, 2018) – Rosewood Mayakoba, the award-winning resort nestled in the lush enclave of the Riviera Maya, has been recognized as the best hotel in Mexico by U.S. News & World Report. As the #1 hotel on this year’s iteration of the list, moving… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Georgia tops U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels list in British Columbia, Canada, and Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report today (February 6, 2018) unveiled its annual Best Hotels list, naming Rosewood Hotel Georgia the number one hotel across three separate categories including British Columbia, Canada, and Vancouver. The prestigious rankings evaluate more than 24,000 luxury properties across the United States, Europe, Canada,… Read the full press release

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta names Sjefke Jansen as new general manager

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta names Sjefke Jansen as new general manager   Sjefke Jansen joins to lead historical hotel Jakarta, Indonesia, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta is proud to announce that it has appointed a new general manager. The industry veteran Sjefke Jansen brings his award-winning hospitality experience to the historical… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center

IHG announces the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center   Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ —InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza Riyadh – RDC Hotel and Convention Center. The newly opened hotel will be the… Read the full press release

Marriott International and Witkoff to open a new resort at 2755 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Bethesda, MD, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and global development firm Witkoff announced today (02/12/2018) a plan to open a new resort at 2755 Las Vegas Boulevard South. Ushering in a new era of world-class hospitality, the integrated resort and casino to be named The Drew Las Vegas will… Read the full press release

Al Ghurair Properties and Swissôtel inaugurates Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living in Deira, Dubai

Al Ghurair Properties launch flagship Swissôtel in Dubai with opening of Swissôtel Al Ghurair Dubai, UAE, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Ghurair Properties, the property development arm of Al Ghurair, has partnered with the world renowned Swissôtel to announce the inauguration of Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living, embedded within Al Ghurair Centre,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels welcomes Chad Fletcher as VP of global sales

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced Chad Fletcher has joined the company as vice president of global sales. In this role, Fletcher will lead the company’s corporate, travel agency and group sales strategy to support the continued growth of business… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality named the best service provider to the SME sector in the category of “Business Hotels”

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The market research company ServiceValue has named Deutsche Hospitality best service provider to the SME sector in the category of “Business Hotels”. According to a survey commissioned by the magazine WirtschaftsWoche, the group is held in particularly high esteem by mid-sized companies in Germany. Respondents… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality recognises Gondra Wettley and Claudia Feuß as “General Managers of the Year”

Gondra Wettley and Claudia Feuß receive awards for their performances in 2017  Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has once again recognised outstanding performances by hotel directors by announcing its “General Managers of the Year”. This time, the awards go to Gondra Wettley (Steigenberger Hotel Berlin) and Claudia Feuß (IntercityHotel… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Andrew Jordan as chief marketing officer. In his new position, Jordan will be responsible for leading all aspects of revenue including sales, marketing, revenue management, e-commerce and distribution. “During a time of… Read the full press release

TRYP by Wyndham® announces the opening of a newly constructed, 96-room hotel on Miami’s picturesque Bay Harbor Islands

MIAMI, Fla., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — TRYP by Wyndham®, Wyndham Hotel Group’s urban lifestyle brand, today boosted its growing presence in Florida with the opening of a newly constructed, 96-room hotel on Miami’s picturesque Bay Harbor Islands. “We are focused on growing the TRYP by Wyndham brand throughout the U.S. in destinations with character… Read the full press release

Wyndham Grand pilots a new family travel program addressing the dire need for quality time over screen time

With The Nocturnals, Chef Duff Goldman and a “Fort Architect,” Wyndham Grand hotels create a family experience so good you’ll forget to check your phone PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Grand® is changing the way we think about family vacations challenging kids and parents to achieve the seemingly impossible: putting the phone away…. Read the full press release

AccorHotels partners with Rythm to pilot the first-ever active sleep solution Dreem

AccorHotels partners with Rythm to pilot the first-ever active sleep solution Dreem   At the cutting edge of wellness, Pullman pilots Dreem, an innovative, award winning technology, scientifically proven to promote a superior sleep, in two key properties. Paris, France, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is proud to announce its partnership with Rythm,… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces 351-room Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences slated to open in Q4 2020

351-key Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Hotel & Residences to be developed on famous Seven Mile Beach and expected to be completed in Q4 2020 CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 1, 2018) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Pageant Beach Hotel… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels continues expansion of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand with these new North American properties

Brand to nearly double portfolio with announcement of new California project and upcoming and recent additions in Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia and British Columbia CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 30, 2018) announced the development of a new hotel in Hollywood, Calif., for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand,… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu announces the appointment of Kai Behrens as General Manager

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu announces the appointment of Kai Behrens as General Manager   Chengdu, China, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Chengdu is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Behrens as General Manager. A German national, Mr Behrens started his career in the hospitality industry at the prestigious Hyatt Regency Cologne in… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality announces all-new concept featuring combined Studio 6 and Motel 6 brands in Austin, TX slated to open in Q1 2019

All-New Concept Featuring Combined Motel 6 and Studio 6 Brands to Open in Q1 2019 Dallas, TX, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality, known for its iconic economy lodging brands, Motel 6 and Studio 6 in the U.S. and Canada, broke ground today on a new construction in Austin, TX in partnership with HKV… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts launches a year-long Golden Anniversary campaign

World’s largest independent hotel brand announces year-long Golden Anniversary campaign featuring its first-ever video campaign and social media microsite, exclusive bonus points promotion, and experience-rich package NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ —Fifty years after 12 North American hoteliers established Preferred Hotels Association as a referral organization, today (January 29, 2018), the Preferred brand… Read the full press release

Marriott Golf’s Annual Hit the Green for HOPE promotion raised more than $48,000 for PGA REACH

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators, announced that it raised more than $48,000 last year for PGA REACH – the charitable foundation of the PGA of America—during the Annual Hit the Green for HOPE promotion. The funds raised were designed to support… Read the full press release

MeetingPackage.com’s new Booking Engine increases exponentially confirmation ratio from RFP to confirmed booking

HELSINKI, Finland, 2018-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — MeetingPackage.com announced the launch of their unique Booking Engine for Meetings & Events. The Booking Engine makes selling meeting rooms and services online a reality and has already proven to increase exponentially confirmation ratio from RFP to confirmed booking. Through the Booking Engine, meeting venues and hoteliers will be able… Read the full press release

HSMAI welcomes its 2018 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee

McLean, VA, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce its 2018 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board comprises a diverse range of executives from a representative mix of HSMAI members. “We’re thrilled to be welcoming such an innovative and diverse group of… Read the full press release

Elements Boutique Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand becomes Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Elements Boutique Resort on Thailand’s island of Koh Samui is to be renamed Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts as of February 1st, 2018. The resort has the perfect location on Taling Ngam Beach, a pristine secluded shoreline along southwestern Koh… Read the full press release

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®   Newest Version Offers 600+ Rate Shopping Sources and 95%+ Direct Connections NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, today (January 25, 2018) announced the newest version of its… Read the full press release

Choice Hotel announces the integration of choiceADVANTAGE with choiceEDGE, its new cloud-based global reservation system

choiceADVANTAGE powered by SkyTouch integrates with new choiceEDGE GRS ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTouch Technology, the company that powers choiceADVANTAGE®, the property management system (PMS) used by more than 6,000 Choice Hotels properties, announces an integration with choiceEDGE – Choice Hotels’ new cloud-based global reservation system (GRS). choiceEDGE is a state-of-the-art global distribution platform… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels transitions to the first new global reservation system (GRS) from a hotel company in over 30 years

New global reservation system – choiceEDGE – is landmark innovation built for today’s digital volume and technology advancements ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on a legacy of innovations, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced today (Jan. 23, 2018) the transition to choiceEDGE, the first new global reservation system (GRS) from a hotel… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts completes the acquisition of 83 property management agreements from White Lodging

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts (“Interstate” or the “Company”) – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces it has closed on the acquisition of the management agreements of 82 premium-branded, select- and full-service hotels, plus one restaurant, from White Lodging effective January 24, 2018. “A transaction of this… Read the full press release