Hyatt and Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ expands their loyalty alliance

Continued growth gives members more rewarding opportunities to experience luxurious destinations around the globe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt and Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) today (December 10, 2019) announced the ongoing expansion of their existing loyalty alliance, celebrating a milestone of over 300 participating SLH hotels around the world for World of Hyatt members… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group to appoint Arthur de Haast as an independent Non-Executive Director

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (“IHG”) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today (06 DECEMBER 2019) announces that Arthur de Haast is to be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of IHG. He will join the IHG Board with effect from 1 January 2020. Arthur de Haast is a Senior Director of… Read the full press release

InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts offers travellers a fresh look at some of the world’s most exhilarating cities

Independent survey across seven major cities reveals that most locals (59%) feel visitors are missing out on the true spirit of the place, while 75% of luxury travellers want to experience cities as a well-informed local Social media analysis exposes ‘sea of sameness’ with three-quarters (77%) of travellers feeling obliged to walk down the same… Read the full press release

IHG continues to grow its EVEN® Hotels brand

35 new properties appealing to wellness-minded business travelers open or under development   Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, continues to grow its EVEN® Hotels brand – a hotel brand created with wellness at its core and woven throughout its entire DNA. Initially launched in… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 20 new hotel openings across the globe in 2020

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand announces 20 new launches across the globe in 2020. From glitzy West Hollywood to historically palatial Stockholm, and from the winelands of Northern California to the undiscovered beaches of Tuscany, each of these new city hotels, beach… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the completion of the acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group

BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group plc. The announcement from Elegant and International Hotel Licensing Company S.à r.l. was issued over London’s Regulatory News Service earlier today (DECEMBER 9, 2019). Full text can be found below: On 18… Read the full press release

Why you should come to Kiev in 2020. Top 5 New things in the city

Kiev Photos

Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is launching a new plant-based, stand-alone menu

Developed by Chef Matthew Kenney and KBW Ventures, founded by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Folia is a conceptual plant-based menu Folia is premiering for the first time in the UAE at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach in a purpose-built dedicated outdoor venue Folia’s Dubai launch follows its successful… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels Associates awarded with prestigious wins at Stelliers Awards for Greater China

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is delighted to announce that four of its Associates were awarded with prestigious wins at this year’s Stelliers Awards for Greater China, held recently in Macau. General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels Hong Kong, Mr Dalip Singh, was awarded the coveted “General Manager… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the Great Scotland Yard hotel as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

The historic building opens as a modern British destination with a food and beverage concept by Chef and Restaurateur Robin Gill CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 9, 2019) the opening of the 152-room Great Scotland Yard hotel as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. On the site of… Read the full press release

Hyatt to debut the first Hyatt branded hotel in Iceland in 2022

The fastest growing Hyatt lifestyle brand expands into the Nordics CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 9, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with H176 Reykjavík ehf, a fully owned subsidiary of Icelandic real estate company Reitir fasteignafelag hf, to open the… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Riverside Downtown, in Riverside, California

New hotel located in historic downtown Riverside RIVERSIDE, Calif., 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton, the global upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing unmatched guest service, today (December 5, 2019) announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Riverside Downtown, in Riverside, California. Owned and developed… Read the full press release

Accor to sell 5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited for USD451m

Paris, France, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell approximately 5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited (HTHT) for USD451m. Accor will keep an approximately 5% stake in Huazhu and Chaiman and CEO Sebastien Bazin will remain on the Board. This transaction, which was conducted in full… Read the full press release

Vail Resorts appoints Nadia Rawlinson to the its board of directors

BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today (Dec. 5, 2019 ) announced that Nadia Rawlinson has been appointed to the Company’s board of directors. Nadia Rawlinson is the chief human resources officer at Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Since joining Live Nation in June 2016, Rawlinson has led global human… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal recognized with international media accolades

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal brings back the city to the forefront of the global luxury hotel conversation Architecture and design highlight Montreal’s first luxury hotel in decades Sensual and elegant interiors by Gilles & Boissier and Philip Hazan MARCUS Restaurant: modern spaces designed by Atelier Zébulon Perron for Chef Marcus Samuelsson Emblematic eight-floor art installation… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta appoints Marco Violano as Executive Chef

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Chef Marco Violano believes that his true calling is in feeding people good food. As one can imagine, the newly appointed Executive Chef of Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta takes cooking his home-style Italian cuisine very seriously. Like many Italian chefs, Marco too believes that his mother has been the biggest influence… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis appoints Josh Adams as Chef de Cuisine, Cinder House

St. Louis, U.S.A., 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — From a small organic farm in Illinois to some of the most well-known kitchens in the country, Josh Adams’ passion for adventure and regard for locally sourced ingredients has led him to Cinder House at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, as the newly appointed Chef de Cuisine. Culinary school was not… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston announces celebrity readers for the Teddy Bear Tea event

Lineup includes Patriots and Red Sox stars, Rudolph and Mrs. Claus, Wally, Blades and more Also experience the all-new Teddy Bear Breakfast event Boston, U.S.A., 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Boston announces the celebrity readers for the Teddy Bear Tea event at The Bristol. Now in its 22nd year, the Teddy Bear Tea is a special… Read the full press release

WoodSpring Suites announces the opening of its 50th hotel in Texas, The WoodSpring Suites Pecos

Pecos Opening Marks Extended Stay Brand’s Continued Westward Expansion in the Lone Star State ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — WoodSpring Suites, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), along with developer Summit 11 Investment Group, announce the opening of the brand’s 50th hotel in Texas, underscoring the brand’s continued growth across the U.S. The WoodSpring Suites… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group to operate and manage the renowned Capri Palace in Italy

CITY, Country, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, today (2 December 2019) announced it has been appointed to operate and manage the renowned Capri Palace in Italy. Reopening as Capri Palace, Jumeirah in April 2020, this beautiful Italian property enjoys an idyllic location… Read the full press release

Wyndham Destinations’ Stars and Pars Weekend fundraising event raised more than $400,000 for Give Kids The World Village

ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, announced that the seventh annual Stars and Pars Weekend fundraising event to benefit Give Kids The World Village, raised more than $400,000, bringing the total funds raised through this event to more than $1.1 million. For the past seven… Read the full press release

Vail Resorts announces significant expansion of its current youth access efforts

BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 3, 2019), as part of its Epic for Everyone platform, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced a significant expansion of its current youth access efforts, with plans to launch new programs at more than a dozen resorts that serve major metropolitan areas, including New York City, Washington,… Read the full press release

Hyatt marks its entry into the Dominican Republic with the opening of Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana resorts

The two all-inclusive resorts bring the best of the Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara brand to life within the exclusive gated community of Cap Cana, located in Punta Cana CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) and Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ: PLYA) today (December 2, 2019) announced the opening of the combined 750-room all-inclusive… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces more than 20 new luxury hotels and resorts expected to open worldwide by the end of 2020

Five new Park Hyatt hotels expected to open as the brand celebrates its 40th anniversary; The Unbound Collection by Hyatt continues to see strong growth in Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 2, 2019) that more than 20 new luxury hotels and resorts are expected to open… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek reveals VIP excursion around Texas

Hongkong, China, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek is pleased to reveal “Bigger’n Texas,” an ultra-exclusive journey developed as part of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’® collection of one-of-a-kind travel experiences, Rosewood Limited Edition. Offering a VIP excursion around Texas inclusive of custom crafting session with bespoke cowboy boot company Miron Crosby and… Read the full press release

Hotel de Russie and Acqua di Parma celebrate the festive season with a magical winter wonderland

The iconic brand designs a wonderful, snowball-inspired installation that takes centre stage in Piazzetta Valadier, the courtyard of Rome’s historic hotel LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — This Christmas, Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte hotel, and Acqua di Parma, the historic maison of elegant fragrances and lifestyle products, are collaborating to celebrate the festive season… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts appoints Michele Allen as the new CFO

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) today (December 3, 2019) announced that David B. Wyshner has decided to step down as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately, and move into a senior advisory role reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Geoff Ballotti until March 1, 2020. “As the… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan starts the festive season with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Yinchuan, China, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan celebrates the festive season starting with a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday. Mr Markus Iseli, the general manager of the hotel, together with the children, lit the Christmas tree as a symbol of warmth and hope. More than 100 guests joined the ceremony and… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Bahía opens the holiday season

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 700 locals and hotel guests from all over the world descended on the Kempinski Hotel Bahía last weekend for a wonderful Christmas market and lighting of the lavish Diamond Christmas Tree this annual event combined in a single day, luxury, art, charity and local community in line with the… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts experts shares insights and tips for the year ahead

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF., 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and hospitality professionals across the globe are preparing to usher in a new decade of travel, focusing on up-and-coming destinations, increasingly popular lodging trends, and fresh ways to experience travel in a meaningful way that impacts the way people view the world. With more than… Read the full press release