Hilton Hotels & Resorts releases new survey uncovering the travel highs and lows for young professionals

New Hilton Hotels & Resorts survey finds that 73% of young professionals have a better travel experience when they spend free time on their own – from exploring the city to unwinding at the lobby bar MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — As Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to innovate its offerings for the next generation… Read the full press release

Hilton Adelaide welcomes back Brent Assam as Executive Chef

ADELAIDE, Australia, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Adelaide has welcomed back Brent Assam to lead the team as Executive Chef following time spent working on the Islands of Fiji. Following time working in Africa, Perth, Fiji and Hilton Adelaide where he was Executive Sous Chef from 2013 until 2015, Brent said the time is right… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches an all-inclusive platform to bring its brands to growing, global vacation segment

Company poised to grow in the all-inclusive segment by leveraging its Marriott Bonvoy travel program and iconic brands including The Ritz-Carlton and Westin Hotels & Resorts Marriott International to manage five all-inclusive resorts with more than 2,000 rooms and owner investment of more than $800 million Bethesda, MD, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Responding… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai partners with AVDAR to launch new Kids Club and summer package for families

Shanghai, China, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In Mongolian, avdar means a wooden box that stores the most precious things in a family. In 2016, a Russian-Mongolian couple founded AVDAR based on their experiences building toys for their son using natural woods and environmentally friendly paint, which soon became popular with their friends, and a brand… Read the full press release

Celebrated medium and spiritual advisor Cyndi Tryon to offer exclusive spiritual readings September 6-9, 2019 at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Private readings available September 6 to 9, 2019 Las Vegas, U.S.A., 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas welcomes celebrated medium and spiritual advisor Cyndi Tryon, who will offer exclusive spiritual readings September 6-9, 2019 at The Spa. Tryon’s unparalleled insights are sought after by followers throughout the United States as well as internationally. “I… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges again honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20

Choice Hotels’ Award-Winning Loyalty Program Also Debuts New Elite Benefits ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20. Each year, the publication evaluates hotel loyalty programs… Read the full press release

Kenya offers best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris according to tour operator, Cruzeiro Safaris

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris are East Africa precisely Kenya which offers vast plains and roaming packs of extraordinary beasts. Many travelers come to Africa in search of the “big five”: buffalo, lions, leopards, elephants and rhinoceroses. The chance to get close to… Read the full press release

Accor announces the appointment of Karelle Lamouche as Chief Commercial Officer for Europe

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor today (August 5, 2019) announces that Karelle Lamouche has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer for Europe.  In this newly created role, Karelle will lead Accor’s European commercial team with responsibility for driving the business revenue strategy for the company and its partners across all European markets. Reporting… Read the full press release

ibis MUSIC showcases nine promising artists at Sziget Festival 2019

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ibis’ new music program, ibis MUSIC, which launched to great fanfare in March 2019, culminates at Sziget Festival 2019, where nine up-and-coming artists will perform a unique showcase on the Europe Stage, presented by ibis. Having performed as part of ibis MUSIC’s in-hotel gig series, these nine… Read the full press release

SINGITA OPENS KWITONDA LODGE AND KATAZA HOUSE – SUPPORTING GORILLA CONSERVATION

Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House

Rwanda, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita, multi-award-winning hospitality and conservation brand, officially opens Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in Rwanda on 1 August 2019. Set on 178 acres (72 hectares) on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, Kwitonda Lodge boasts eight luxurious suites, while Kataza House, an exclusive-use villa, features four spacious… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces signing of 91-room Cambria hotel in Spokane, Washington

Upscale Brand Fuels Choice’s Westward Expansion Strategy ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with Brar Hotels Group, LLC for the development of a Cambria hotel in Spokane, Wash.— fueling the company’s westward expansion strategy and marking the brand’s first location in the city. The four-story, 91-room… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo to nurture the holistic health of every guest during its first annual “Wellness Season”

September/October 2019 features complimentary Ayurveda consultation, vegan cooking classes, wellness and fitness classes, spa offer and more Costa Rica, Central America, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, a Forbes Five-Star resort located on the 1,400-acre (560 hectare) Peninsula Papagayo on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica, announces its… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of its second hotel in the holy city of Makkah, located in Aziziyah

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, Radisson Hotel Group’s upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening of its second hotel in the holy city of Makkah, located in Aziziyah. The group’s fast-growing Saudi Arabian portfolio now consists of… Read the full press release

Hyatt enhances Hyatt mobile app with new features

Redesigned app unlocks new experiences for World of Hyatt members CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (August 1, 2019) announced a redesigned World of Hyatt mobile app with new features that enable loyalty members to customize their stays and provide a more seamless experience throughout their travel journey. Available on both iOS… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens Park Hyatt Shenzhen

The new Park Hyatt hotel will offer a level of luxury and service unparalleled in the southern Chinese city CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 1, 2019) the opening of Park Hyatt Shenzhen. Sitting atop a 48-story skyscraper in the heart of the Futian central business district in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces debut of Joie de Vivre Hotels brand in Asia with the opening of BEI Zhaolong Hotel, China in Q4 2019

The new hotel to mark the Joie de Vivre brand’s entry into Asia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 31, 2019) that the Joie de Vivre Hotels brand will make its debut in Asia with a property housed in the vibrant Sanlitun shopping, bar and entertainment area in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans to develop a new 295-room Hyatt Regency in Adelaide, Australia

Set to open in 2023, the new hotel will mark Hyatt’s return to Adelaide, Australia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 2, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with CES Pirie Hotel (SA) Pty Ltd., an entity wholly owned by Chip Eng Seng… Read the full press release

Accor names Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the appointment of Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe. Dardenne, who most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Amaala an ultra-luxury resort destination project on the Red Sea sponsored by the Public Investment Fund… Read the full press release

Raffles Singapore announces its highly anticipated reopening

Singapore’s heritage treasure invites guests and visitors to experience a new era of unparalleled luxury Singapore, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Singapore is delighted to officially announce its highly anticipated reopening, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property’s rich history and heritage. A flagship property within Accor, the world’s leading augmented… Read the full press release

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu now the sole shareholder of the HOTEL.CZ

BUDAPEST, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Szallas.hu PLC. has successfully acquired two Hungary-based intercountry travel agencies, Utazok.hu PLC. and Maiutazás Group, both of them offers discount trips online. By also purchasing Pihipakk.hu, the portfolio of Szallas.hu PLC. is now supplemented with experience packages, and Maiutazas.hu will be integrated into the international travel branch. Maiutazas Group achieved EUR 5,5 million… Read the full press release

With The Lure Of High Threadcount Sheets After A Day Trekking, Luxury Travel Blogger THE BOUTIQUE ADVENTURER Champions Chic Solo Explorations

LONDON, 2019-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — London-based Australian, Amanda O’Brien, aka The Boutique Adventurer has found her niche.  With an 800% increase in followers in two short years¹, The Boutique Adventurer is delivering to an enthusiastic and growing number of explorers who choose to travel alone.  Amanda’s fellow female travellers are seeking off-the-beaten-track adventures… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality Customer Service now can also be reached via WhatsApp Business

Deutsche Hospitality adds WhatsApp Business to its communication channels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of a pilot cooperation project, Deutsche Hospitality Customer Service can also be reached via WhatsApp Business with immediate effect. This innovative concept is the result of Deutsche Hospitality’s collaboration with Facebook and its marketing… Read the full press release

IHG to become the first global hotel company to commit to removing bathroom miniatures in favour of bulk-size amenities

IHG takes industry-leading step to remove 200 million miniatures from estate each year Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today announced that its entire hotel estate of almost 843,000 guest rooms will switch to bulk-size bathroom amenities, with the transition to… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces its first location in the Hawkeye State — Cambria Hotel Bettendorf – Quad Cities

Opening is the First of Seven Anticipated for the Upscale Brand this Summer ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The upscale Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), welcomed its first location in the Hawkeye State with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Bettendorf – Quad Cities. The hotel is the first of seven Cambria locations expected to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing offers guests insider-access to elite art exhibitions and events

Beijing, China, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Get ready for eye-opening art, conversation-starting creativity, uber-exclusive film screenings and after-hours tours. Expanding and elevating its Artist in Residence program, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing has announced a new exclusive partnership with UCCA Center for Contemporary Art – China’s leading contemporary arts institution – to offer guests insider-access to… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac appoints Krest Hospitality as its preferred management company in South East Asia

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, one of the largest hotel franchise groups in Asia Pacific, will further strengthen its presence in the region following the announcement of a hotel management agreement. The leading hotel franchise group has signed an agreement appointing Bangkok-based hotel management company, Krest Hospitality, as Choice Hotels… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur announces its second edition of Chef’s Table Series in August and September 2019

An evening of culinary storytelling shines a new light on the astonishing bounty of Malaysia, from mountain to coast Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur celebrates the vibrant natural abundance of Malaysia with its second edition of Chef’s Table Series in August and September 2019. On an increasingly… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai names Martin Cody as New General Manager

New General Manager brings 18 years’ experience with Four Seasons to Pudong’s luxurious property Pudong, Shanghai, China, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — With a tenure in Four Seasons that began in 2001, Martin Cody brings a wealth of experience, expertise and passion to Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai that is sure to continue the property’s success and special… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze welcomes new General Manager Massimiliano Musto

Building more than twenty years of experience with Four Seasons, Massimiliano Musto arrives in the Cradle of Renaissance to lead the iconic urban resort Florence, Italy, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — “This is like coming home for me,” indicates Massimiliano Musto, known as Max, about his new assignment as General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. A… Read the full press release

Hyakusenrenma, Atelier Tekuto and Japan Airlines to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyakusenrenma, Inc. Group, Atelier Tekuto, Co. Ltd., and Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as JAL) entered into an agreement to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle located in Nagasaki Prefecture. The companies will promote the Castle Stay event, which aims to target foreign travelers seeking a… Read the full press release