IntercityHotel Graz names Stefan Willensdorfer as new general manager

44-year old Stefan Willensdorfer has taken charge of the pre-opening phase for the new IntercityHotel Graz with effect from 1 July 2020. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — He will be responsible for the development of all areas of the 229-room hotel in the lead-up to its official scheduled opening in… Read the full press release

Christian Kaschner succeeds Joachim Marusczyk as the new Managing Director of IntercityHotel GmbH

Founding Managing Director Joachim Marusczyk hands over to Christian Kaschner Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Joachim Marusczyk will hand over executive responsibility for IntercityHotel GmbH to Christian Kaschner with effect from 14 September. Mr. Marusczyk, who is stepping down of his own accord, has turned IntercityHotel GmbH into one of… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, Raffles Bali

First Raffles for Indonesia’s famous tropical paradise Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Soft Opening in Bali – Raffles Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, with the launch of the lavish Raffles Bali, which offers unparalleled views over the Indian Ocean and the famous Jimbaran Bay sunsets…. Read the full press release

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud joins Ascend Hotel Collection

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud Welcome Guests Excited to Travel Again ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. All three hotels are just a few… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis

New 154-room hotel marks first property in Minnesota for Hyatt’s fast-growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 30, 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis. Once known as the Minneapolis Athletic Club, the 154-room upscale lifestyle hotel with 22 suites is centrally… Read the full press release

Calling all Free Spirits – The Syntopia Hotel Opens Today

Live the Syntopia Life this Summer from 1st July 2020  NEW bed & breakfast board option available for guest CRETE, Greece, 2020-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — As of today, 1st of July 2020, The Syntopia hotel in Crete will re-open its doors to travellers.   Where better to visit after a period of quarantine and lockdown, than a hotel perfect for those looking to unwind and reconnect with nature. Set just minutes east of Rethymnon,… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Partners with BIMC Siloam Nusa Dua

Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali is collaborating with Bali International Medical Centre (BIMC) Siloam Nusa Dua in a mutual partnership that allows both parties to enhance their services in the era of new normal in traveling. With the newly forged partnership, Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach is able to… Read the full press release

The Perfect Place for a Multigenerational Family Escape

Image of the Fodele Beach Resort Water Park

CRETE, Greece, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Multigenerational holidays were on the rise before COVID-19, with polls from Virgin, EasyJet and Ryanair finding that 7 out of 10 families have had at least one. But after lockdown, they will likely skyrocket, because families will be free to embrace again. And what better way to… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Welcomes New Travel Normal with Resort Voucher Bonus

Nusa Dua – Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To accommodate travelers and local residents who are seeking a safe place to relax and unwind in Bali, Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach has launched a special Resort Voucher Bonus program to welcome the guests back to the beachfront property.  The Resort Voucher Bonus will… Read the full press release

Zleep hotels ready to welcome guests back as German-Danish border reopens

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Border crossing points between Germany and Denmark finally reopened on June 15. The Zleep Hotels team is delighted that visitors from most of Europe will now be able to rejoin their Danish guests. The sole proviso is that travellers wishing to enter Denmark will need… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts launches enhanced residential digital experience

Building from the success of Four Seasons App and Four Seasons Chat, the new residential functionality offers more ease, comfort and convenience at the touch of a button Toronto, Canada, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has expanded its award-winning App and Chat platforms with enhanced residential features, giving… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora to welcome guests back to its private island on July 15, 2020

Naturally-distanced South Pacific resort ensures a safe, luxurious and memorable experience Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, named Best For an Epic Stay in the World by AFAR, will reopen July 15, 2020. Located on a private motu (islet), Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is accessible only by boat or… Read the full press release

DerbySoft launches new solution for hotels to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets

DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 2020-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets. As a part of this new program, DerbySoft has… Read the full press release

Sofitel invites music lovers to ‘Live The French Way’ by participating in Fête de la Musique activations

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As many parts of the world begin to reopen and travelers think about heading out on summer escapes, Sofitel is paying homage to its roots by inviting passionate music lovers worldwide to celebrate Fête de la Musique through exclusive activations and a dedicated social media campaign throughout… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ —IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened the doors to the its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China. The unveiling of the hotel in the heart of Nanjing, China marks the first EVEN Hotel in Asia and outside of the Americas. Since… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO earns “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program

On-airport hotel scores for access to transit, water efficiency, energy performance SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its on-airport hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, has earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program developed by the U.S. Green… Read the full press release

PLANHOTEL MALINDI LAUNCH HOLIDAYBONDS

Pay Forward Holidays valid for 2 years at 50% discount Nairobi, Kenya, 2020-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A new concept to pay forward your future holiday has been launched by Swiss-owned Planhotel, operating three properties in Malindi – Diamonds Dream of Africa, Sandies Malindi Dream Garden and Sandies Tropical Village. The Holidaybonds, available for… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt welcomes members when they are ready to travel with the return of the Bonus Journeys global promotion

Loyalty members can look forward to the journeys ahead as they plan future travel while earning more points along the way CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 8, 2020), World of Hyatt announced it will welcome members when they are ready to travel with the return of the Bonus Journeys global promotion. As… Read the full press release

Hyatt extends change and cancellation policy

Extending change and cancellation policy for stays through July 31, 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Guided by its purpose to care for people so they can be their best, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 3, 2020) announced an extension to its cancellation policy that will provide further flexibility as… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Fort Smith ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Fort Smith, Ark. ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations, a vacation spent at home or nearby. Citing 2020 as a likely year for people to take a staycation, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities – including the 150 most populated U.S…. Read the full press release

Accor anticipates more than 70% of its global network will reopen by the start of July

Paris, France, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — With the easing of lockdown measures in many destinations, the number of hotels open for business within the Accor network, a global leader in Hospitality, marks a resumption of activity in several of the hospitality industry’s markets in May, with a steady increase in the number of… Read the full press release

Thomas Wilken appointed General Manager of MAXX by Steigenberger Sanssouci Potsdam

42-year old Thomas Wilken has been appointed General Manager of the 137-room MAXX by Steigenberger Sanssouci Potsdam with effect from 1 June 2020. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In his new capacity, Mr. Wilken will be responsible for all operational and administrative business areas of the hotel. The previous Director… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts launches Avani Gift Cards collection

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As the world slowly reopens, Avani Hotels & Resorts makes it easier to make the gift of travel and experiences with the launch of Avani Gift Cards collection. Redeemable at any of the 32 Avani hotels and resorts around the world, the gift cards can be used… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality opens its fourth IntercityHotel in Hamburg

Deutsche Hospitality’s innovative brand launches a new hotel in the district of Barmbek Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is expanding its presence in Hamburg. The IntercityHotel Hamburg-Barmbek will become the fourth IntercityHotel in the city when it opens for business on 2 June. The hotel is a new… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Implements New Cleanliness, Health, and Safety Program in Partnership with Diversey

Nusa Dua – Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach has partnered up with Diversey, a world leading company specialized in professional cleaning and hygiene solutions, in developing and implementing a new Cleanliness, Health, and Safety (CHS) program to anticipate the reopening of the hotel on the 16th of June… Read the full press release

Zleep Hotels opened doors of its new hotel in Copenhagen

This morning at 7.00 am, Zleep Hotels opened the doors to yet another of its popular select service hotels. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (02.06.2020), Copenhagen gets a new hotel. This morning at 7.00 am, Zleep Hotels opened the doors to yet another of its popular select service hotels…. Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism announces full reopening of Eureka Springs’ two landmark historic hotels, Crescent and Basin Park on June 15

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Eureka Springs’ two landmark historic hotels, the 1886 Crescent and the 1905 Basin Park, will be reopening to full service on Monday, June 15.  This comes on the heels of several successful “weekend only” careful openings at both properties.  Both properties will continue to strictly adhere to health… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to reopen hotels in Austria from 29 May 2020

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Yes, we are open. As travel restrictions begin to ease and many countries gear up to celebrate the Whitsun holiday, the Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof in Vienna and the Steigenberger Hotel & Spa Krems will both be reopening for leisure travelers on 29 May. They will… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International president and CEO Patrick Pacious to speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Patrick Pacious, president and chief executive officer at Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), will speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2. Mr. Pacious’ remarks will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be webcast live. To join the live webcast, please… Read the full press release

Accor introduces new global campaign: Reignite the Love of Travel

Paris, France, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a global hospitality leader, has begun the exciting process of reopening some of its hotels that temporarily closed in response to the global pandemic. With restrictions now easing across many destinations, and the number of reopened hotels in the Accor network projected to climb steadily over… Read the full press release