Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta appoints Erica Lee as new Executive Pastry Chef

Atlanta, U.S.A, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta announces its new Executive Pastry Chef Erica Lee. Lee is stepping into the role to oversee and contribute to the creative execution of the bustling pastry team. As a seasoned veteran of the leading luxury hotel brand, Lee joins the Atlanta team from Four Seasons Hotel… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — International franchise group Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand, increasing its footprint across New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia as well as the South Island of New Zealand. In NSW, the new additions include two established properties in… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces signing for the first Zleep Hotel in Spain

The Zleep Hotel Madrid Airport is scheduled to open in 2021 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Zleep Hotels is set to make its debut in southern Europe. Deutsche Hospitality has signed an agreement for the first Zleep Hotel in Spain which will position the young economy brand outside Scandinavia for… Read the full press release

IHG® announces signing of InterContinental Shanghai Pudong Airport and Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Airport

The first international branded hotels at one of world’s busiest airports will be open in 2024 Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced on Monday that it will bring two hotels to Shanghai Pudong International Airport’s latest Terminal Complex. This means one of… Read the full press release

IHG® announces signing of 160-room Holiday Inn Melbourne Richmond

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A new-build Holiday Inn will open in the trendy inner-Melbourne suburb of Richmond in 2023, following the signing of a long-term management agreement between IHG® and a joint venture  between Pelligra Group, PrimeLand Group and Diamond Hospitality Singapore.. The stylishly designed 160-room hotel will be part of… Read the full press release

Whiteleys department store soon to become home to Six Senses London

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — With its proximity to Hyde Park and Kensington Palace, Bayswater in West London is recognized for its streets lined with grand terraces of white stucco houses and garden squares. Among them is an iconic building and former department store – Whiteleys – soon to become home to… Read the full press release

Marriott International to bring the W Brand to Cairo, Egypt

Slated to Open in 2024, W Cairo is Expected to Bring the W Hotels Brand to Cairo for the First Time CAIRO, EGYPT, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (DECEMBER 16, 2019) announced it has entered into an agreement with Landmark Sabbour to bring the W Brand’s bold design, signature… Read the full press release

TUI Group announces the opening of ROBINSON Club Cabo Verde

Berlin, Germany, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Creole culture and modern club holidays now meet in the Cape Verde Islands. Last Saturday saw the opening of ROBINSON Club Cabo Verde in the island of Sal close to Santa Maria. The new club marks leading tourism company TUI Group’s continued expansion of its portfolio in… Read the full press release

Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas teams up with acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, Dr. Rui Pedro Loureiro

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Promoting healthy lifestyle changes without sacrificing the indulgencies of luxury travel, Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas has partnered with acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, Dr. Rui Pedro Loureiro to run wellness workshops at Anantara Spa for a limited time only. From 29 December 2019 until 18 January… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC presented with three awards from The Hotel Association of Washington, DC

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — On November 22, 2019 The Hotel Association of Washington, DC (HAWDC) hosted their annual Stars of the Industry luncheon and awards ceremony, awarding the brightest Stars of the DC Hotel Industry. Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC was honoured to be presented with three awards in the mid-sized hotel category, the… Read the full press release

The enchanting Sandals® Royal Bahamian to host the World Travel Awards Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020

London, UK, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The enchanting Sandals® Royal Bahamian is set to play host to the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 on Monday 20 January 2020. The VIP ceremony will be the premier annual gathering of the Caribbean hospitality industry, with the key players and decision-makers from across the region attending. The evening… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group Appoints Muneera Al Taher As Emiratisation Director

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the umbrella of the UAE leaders’ vision to empower Emiratis across the semi-government and private sector, Al Taher will pioneer a new agenda that focuses on attracting top talent, introducing new development programmes and supporting growth of Emirati employees in Jumeirah Group. Her appointment forms part of… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the official opening of Andaz Dubai The Palm

The newly opened hotel marks the second under Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle Andaz brand in the UAE CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 15, 2019) the official opening of Andaz Dubai The Palm. Joining Andaz hotels in top destinations around the world, such as Amsterdam, London, New York, Tokyo, Seoul… Read the full press release

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

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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