Katara Hospitality expands its global portfolio with the acquisition of The Plaza, one of New York City’s most iconic hotels

The world’s most famous hotel located in the heart of New York City Doha, Qatar, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, announced the expansion of its global portfolio with the acquisition of The Plaza, one of New York City’s most iconic hotels. The… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces partnership with the largest online travel company in the Asia Pacific region Ctrip

London, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on an already successful relationship, Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) is proud to announce a strategic global partnership agreement with Radisson Hotel Group. This collaboration brings together the largest online travel company in the Asia Pacific region and one of the largest hotel groups in the world…. Read the full press release

Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives to host acrobats, Santa Claus and spectacular fireworks show for the holidays

Luxury resort to host acrobats, Santa Claus and spectacular fireworks show  Maldives, Indonesia, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Vittaveli’s festive programme will evolve around an exciting ‘Circus’ theme this year. A host of entertainers, magicians and acrobats will make their entry in the Maldives, promising a celebration in the style of The Greatest Showman! Jumeirah Vittaveli will celebrate… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to debut in Shanghai in 2024

Centrally located, ultra-luxury riverside hotel will celebrate Shanghai’s history, charm and modernity HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® will enter Shanghai – China’s economic powerhouse and “Paris of the East” – with the opening of Rosewood Shanghai in 2024.  This latest international jewel in the collection’s crown will signify a key… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces its first property in the Philippines — Rosewood Hermana Mayor, scheduled to open in 2023

Ultra-luxury resort represents the brand’s first Philippines property HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by AquaTerra Hotels and Resorts Development Corporation to manage Rosewood Hermana Mayor, which will open in 2023 as the brand’s first property in the Philippines. The ultra-luxury resort, located on pristine and private Hermana… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts appointed to manage Rosewood Shenzhen, set to open in 2022

HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by China Resources Land Limited (CR Land), the flagship subsidiary of China Resources Group, to manage Rosewood Shenzhen, set to open in 2022. The ultra-luxury property in the heart of China’s fastest growing economic metropolis heralds the strategic consolidation of the… Read the full press release

Female business travellers: A demographic you can’t risk ignoring

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — About a year ago, the corporate world, government and the movie industry (especially in the United States) were caught off guard and stunned by revelation after revelation of sexual misconduct by well-known figures. The world today is more aware now about improper behaviour by men, particularly by… Read the full press release

Independent hotels must invest in social media

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — It won’t come as any great revelation that social media plays a crucial role in today’s competitive hospitality market. You know this already. However, for many independent hotels, social media is at best a peripheral activity that is paid attention to on an ad hoc basis. Social media… Read the full press release

AccorHotels announces the appointment of Emlyn Brown as Vice President, Wellbeing for AccorHotels’ Luxury & Upper Upscale brands

Paris, France, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Emlyn Brown as Vice President, Wellbeing for AccorHotels’ Luxury & Upper Upscale brands. Emlyn joins AccorHotels from Resense Spas S.A, where he most recently held the position of Global Design Director and was responsible for managing corporate strategies, wellbeing concepts… Read the full press release

Zabeel House by Jumeirah hotels introduces flexible check-in and out at any time, any day of the week

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Did you ever walk into a lobby of a hotel tired from a long flight and approach a front desk-clerk who disdainfully reminds you of the standard check-in time that they can’t change? Well now, at the Zabeel House by Jumeirah hotels, you have the flexibility to check-in and out… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney wins Conference and Events Venue of the Year title At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney took the crown for Conference and Events Venue of the Year. The TAA NSW Awards for Excellence are recognised as the most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards, honouring the achievement of excellence in a wide… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of a 76-room, three-story Sleep Inn hotel in Chiloquin, Oregon

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) continues the growth of its proven midscale Sleep Inn brand with the opening of a 76-room, three-story hotel in Chiloquin, Ore. The Sleep Inn brand has nearly 550 properties open or in the pipeline globally, with hotels that have opened this year in Houston, Denver, and Sarasota, Fla. The brand is also… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel brand secures a Service Champion gold medal for customer satisfaction in the latest “Service Champions” awards

Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts receives a Service Champion award for the seventh time in a row – IntercityHotel brand also wins gold for customer satisfaction Main, Germany, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts have won a prestigious “Service Champion Award” for the seventh time in succession. The traditional brand is once… Read the full press release

Shang-High at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai retains Michelin star status for three years running

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The international gourmet world feasted their eyes on Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai whose restaurant Shang-High retained its Michelin star status for three years running. After the announcement of the MICHELIN guide Shanghai 2019, a gala dinner was held at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel. The two-day celebration featured immersive culinary experiences with the some… Read the full press release

Hyatt on the top 15 companies in 2018 FORTUNE “World’s Best Workplaces®” list

Hyatt celebrates five years of recognition, rising to the top 15 companies this year CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 15, 2018) that Hyatt has been named to the 2018 FORTUNE “World’s Best Workplaces®” list, an annual ranking of companies with outstanding workplace cultures according to global research and… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality partners with Marriott International to introduce Al Messila Resort & Spa, Doha under the Luxury Collection Brand

Doha, Qatar, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality and Marriott International today (13th October 2018) announced the signing of Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, situated in Doha.  Scheduled to open by end of 2018, the resort marks The Luxury Collection brand’s first property to open in Qatar and eighth across the… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its first hotel in Maldives — The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

The Opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort Signals a New Wave of Well-being on the Tropical Archipelago Oasis Maldives, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts today (10/12/2018) announced the anticipated opening of the brand’s first hotel in the Republic of Maldives with the opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Geneva celebrates the opening of Suite Beauté with the launch of Swiss Beauty & Wellness Experience room package

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Geneva has opened a space dedicated to beauty and relaxation at the hotel in partnership with Maison de Beauté Bellefontaine Switzerland. The contemporary Suite Beauté provides a range of exclusive treatments that guests can enjoy, along with everything else the five-star hotel has to offer, when booking its new Swiss Beauty… Read the full press release

Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi awarded the Best Design and Well-Maintained Hotel in UAE in the Arabian Travel Award 2018

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi has been awarded as the  Best Design and  Well-Maintained Hotel in UAE, in the Arabian Travel Award 2018.  The voting decision is made up by the judging panel, and the public r via the website. The judging criteria is based on… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Taipei Sinban

The region’s first Hilton property marks Hilton’s landmark return to the Taiwan Market SHANGHAI, China, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Hilton Hotels & Resorts today (October 12, 2018) announced the opening of Hilton Taipei Sinban. The opening marks Hilton’s return to the Taiwan market after 15 years, making it New Taipei City’s first international upscale… Read the full press release

Leading Hotels of the World announces more than 125 member hotels recognized in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Leading Hotels In Nearly 40 Countries Receive Coveted Awards, Including 13 Ranked #1 in Their Respective Category and La Mamounia Honored as the #1 Hotel in the World New York , NY, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., a curated collection of more than 400 independent luxury hotels, is… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group announces OZO Maldives, scheduled to open in 2020

Family-oriented resort will immerse travellers in a reinterpretation of the legacy left behind by a fictitious shipwrecked sailor‏ Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, has signed an agreement with a joint venture company led by Panchshil Realty to launch OZO Maldives. Scheduled to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora welcomes new Executive Chef Stefano Attardi

Culinary veteran to run the kitchen at award-winning resort in French Polynesia Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stefano Attardi has been named Executive Chef of Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora. A native of Naples, Italy, Attardi began his career at the foot of the Alps at Schweizerhof Zermatt, in Switzerland. As he developed… Read the full press release

20 Anantara properties recognised in the annual 2018 Condé Nast Traveler US Readers’ Choice Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is thrilled to announce that a total of 20 Anantara properties have been recognised in the annual 2018 Condé Nast Traveler US Readers’ Choice Awards. The magazine represents the most prestigious and highly respected ranking of hotels, as voted for by its discerning readers… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu won the Overall Champion award in the Cebu Goes Culinary 2018

Cebu, Philippines, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Plaza Cebu reigned supreme in the recently concluded Cebu Goes Culinary 2018 held at SM Seaside Cebu. Cebu Goes Culinary happens every two years and the participants are different hotels, schools and establishments that are members of HRRAC – Hotel Resort & Restaurant Association of… Read the full press release

Sixteen of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ properties recognized by the Condé Nast Traveler in their 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards

Sixteen properties honored among the world’s best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports, and cruise lines HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (October 9, 2018) announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards, recognizing sixteen of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ properties with top honors in each of their respective categories…. Read the full press release

Pullman Hotels & Resorts expands its Wellness program with Bootcamp

The upper upscale brand continues to expand its Pullman Wellness program with Bootcamp, allowing travelers to maintain a healthy lifestyle during their stay. This initiative has been developed in collaboration with the brand’s Wellness Coach, Sarah Hoey.  Paris, France, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — With Bootcamp, Pullman is enhancing its commitment to wellbeing and more specifically… Read the full press release

Internationally acclaimed Chef Mauro Colagreco to open his first US restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

Welcoming in a new era of unparalleled experiences for guests and locals this November Palm Beach, U.S.A., 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The newly renovated Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach continues its legacy as Palm Beach Island’s only Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort by welcoming Florie’s, a restaurant in partnership with internationally acclaimed Argentine-Italian Chef Mauro Colagreco. Colagreco’s flagship Mirazur… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of two hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of two hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: the Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Al Qurtuba and the Radisson Hotel, Qurayat. The signings take the group’s portfolio… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa brings four of the best chefs in Mallorca for the third Guest Chef Series

The luxury hotel hosts the final event of the season on November 2, 2018 Port de Sóller, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa puts the finishing touch to the Guest Chef Series events of the season with a special celebration. Four of the best chefs on the island will join the… Read the full press release