Hyatt Hotels continues expansion of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand with these new North American properties

Brand to nearly double portfolio with announcement of new California project and upcoming and recent additions in Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia and British Columbia CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 30, 2018) announced the development of a new hotel in Hollywood, Calif., for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand,… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu announces the appointment of Kai Behrens as General Manager

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu announces the appointment of Kai Behrens as General Manager   Chengdu, China, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Chengdu is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Behrens as General Manager. A German national, Mr Behrens started his career in the hospitality industry at the prestigious Hyatt Regency Cologne in… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality announces all-new concept featuring combined Studio 6 and Motel 6 brands in Austin, TX slated to open in Q1 2019

All-New Concept Featuring Combined Motel 6 and Studio 6 Brands to Open in Q1 2019 Dallas, TX, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality, known for its iconic economy lodging brands, Motel 6 and Studio 6 in the U.S. and Canada, broke ground today on a new construction in Austin, TX in partnership with HKV… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts launches a year-long Golden Anniversary campaign

World’s largest independent hotel brand announces year-long Golden Anniversary campaign featuring its first-ever video campaign and social media microsite, exclusive bonus points promotion, and experience-rich package NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ —Fifty years after 12 North American hoteliers established Preferred Hotels Association as a referral organization, today (January 29, 2018), the Preferred brand… Read the full press release

Marriott Golf’s Annual Hit the Green for HOPE promotion raised more than $48,000 for PGA REACH

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators, announced that it raised more than $48,000 last year for PGA REACH – the charitable foundation of the PGA of America—during the Annual Hit the Green for HOPE promotion. The funds raised were designed to support… Read the full press release

MeetingPackage.com’s new Booking Engine increases exponentially confirmation ratio from RFP to confirmed booking

HELSINKI, Finland, 2018-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — MeetingPackage.com announced the launch of their unique Booking Engine for Meetings & Events. The Booking Engine makes selling meeting rooms and services online a reality and has already proven to increase exponentially confirmation ratio from RFP to confirmed booking. Through the Booking Engine, meeting venues and hoteliers will be able… Read the full press release

HSMAI welcomes its 2018 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee

McLean, VA, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce its 2018 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board comprises a diverse range of executives from a representative mix of HSMAI members. “We’re thrilled to be welcoming such an innovative and diverse group of… Read the full press release

Elements Boutique Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand becomes Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Elements Boutique Resort on Thailand’s island of Koh Samui is to be renamed Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Managed By AVANI Hotels and Resorts as of February 1st, 2018. The resort has the perfect location on Taling Ngam Beach, a pristine secluded shoreline along southwestern Koh… Read the full press release

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®

TravelClick announces the newest version of its industry-leading hotel rate shopping product, Rate360®   Newest Version Offers 600+ Rate Shopping Sources and 95%+ Direct Connections NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, today (January 25, 2018) announced the newest version of its… Read the full press release

Choice Hotel announces the integration of choiceADVANTAGE with choiceEDGE, its new cloud-based global reservation system

choiceADVANTAGE powered by SkyTouch integrates with new choiceEDGE GRS ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTouch Technology, the company that powers choiceADVANTAGE®, the property management system (PMS) used by more than 6,000 Choice Hotels properties, announces an integration with choiceEDGE – Choice Hotels’ new cloud-based global reservation system (GRS). choiceEDGE is a state-of-the-art global distribution platform… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels transitions to the first new global reservation system (GRS) from a hotel company in over 30 years

New global reservation system – choiceEDGE – is landmark innovation built for today’s digital volume and technology advancements ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on a legacy of innovations, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced today (Jan. 23, 2018) the transition to choiceEDGE, the first new global reservation system (GRS) from a hotel… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts completes the acquisition of 83 property management agreements from White Lodging

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts (“Interstate” or the “Company”) – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces it has closed on the acquisition of the management agreements of 82 premium-branded, select- and full-service hotels, plus one restaurant, from White Lodging effective January 24, 2018. “A transaction of this… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Ownership announces the “Don’t Quit Your Daydream” Sweepstakes

“Don’t Quit Your Daydream” Sweepstakes offers 12 prizes in 2018 including cash and Wyndham Rewards points ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), recently announced the “Don’t Quit Your Daydream” Sweepstakes. For the first time… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® announces Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua slated to open in 2021

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Vancouver-based property development company, Replay Destinations, to manage Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua, which will open in 2021 in the Caribbean’s West Indies.  The resort will be situated on 132 spectacular oceanfront acres along Half Moon Bay, which is… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels AG appoints Thomas Willms as CEO

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Steigenberger Hotels AG has appointed Thomas Willms as spokesperson of the Management Board (CEO). Mr. Willms, who joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in June 2017, will take up his new position with immediate effect. He will retain overall operational… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz slated to open for business before the end of the year

IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz scheduled to open before the end of the year Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The IntercityHotel brand is continuing its course of expansion on the Arabian Peninsula. The IntercityHotel Riyadh Malaz, which will open for business before the end of the year, represents the company’s first move… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the new-build, 179-room Holiday Inn® Lima Airport hotel

IHG announces the opening of the new-build, 179-room Holiday Inn® Lima Airport hotel   Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (24 JANUARY 2018) announces the opening of the new-build, 179-room Holiday Inn® Lima Airport hotel, just five minutes from Jorge Chavez Lima International… Read the full press release

Luxury travel operator Classic Vacations marks its 40 years in business with special promotions

San Jose, CA, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — This year marks 40 years of business for the San Jose-based luxury travel operator Classic Vacations. Since its founding in 1978, the company has grown to represent luxury vacation properties in more than a hundred destinations, around the world: from Hawaii to Europe, from Fiji to… Read the full press release

IHG releases 2018 Trends Report: The Provenance Chain

IHG releases 2018 Trends Report: The Provenance Chain   Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Provenance is the foundation for enduring brand success and has become more important than ever for organisations wanting to succeed in today’s complex consumer environment. That is the finding of the 2018 Trends Report published today by IHG®… Read the full press release

IHG announces Hotel Indigo Saigon The City slated to open its doors in 2019

IHG announces Hotel Indigo Saigon The City slated to open its doors in 2019   Curious travellers can look forward to refreshingly local experiences that celebrate the colourful heritage of Saigon’s District 1 Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As one of South East Asia’s fastest-growing destinations, Vietnam has seen a rise… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s world-class mountain hotels provide a dazzling array of ski-season experiences

Marriott International’s world-class mountain hotels provide a dazzling array of ski-season experiences   Bethesda, MD, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As the snowflakes fall, mountain slopes from California to Canada promise fresh powder and unforgettable memories for skiers and snowboarders alike. Whether steep black diamond runs or cocktails by a fireplace sound like the… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide announces leadership appointments

LOS ANGELES, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in furnished and serviced apartments, today (Jan. 17, 2018) announced the appointment of TJ Spencer as vice president global sales, Christine Moore as vice president global marketing and Tiffany Felix as vice president global corporate services, enterprise risk and compliance. The announcement supports… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection surpasses 200 properties open globally, with more than 50 in the pipeline

The Ascend Hotel Collection surpasses 200 properties open globally, with more than 50 in the pipeline   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection, the world’s first and largest soft brand, reached a milestone by surpassing 200 properties open globally, with more than 50 in the pipeline. The upscale brand, franchised… Read the full press release

Sleep Inn brand Continues Growth with more than 140 Properties in Pipeline

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sleep Inn brand, a proven leader in the midscale lodging segment and part of the Choice Hotels International, Inc.(NYSE: CHH) portfolio, has surpassed 400 properties open worldwide and increased its pipeline to more than 140 hotels. In 2018, the brand is projected to open hotels in several major… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of its newest property in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is proud to announce the opening of its fifth hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche has a prime location close to the popular North Corniche, which overlooks the Red Sea and is within… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels teams up with Fast Company to introduce a first-of-its-kind interactive display and experiential showcase for top products, experiences and services

Washington, DC, 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — As an industry leader, Marriott Hotels is constantly introducing innovations to enhance guest experiences around the globe. Kicking off the new year the flagship brand is teaming up with Fast Company, one of the world’s leading business media brands, to introduce the “Inspiration Collective”, a first-of-its-kind interactive display… Read the full press release

Ballater Hostel in Aberdeenshire earns VisitScotland’s highest accolade

EDINBURGH, 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With a lot of hard-work, Ballater Hostel has achieved VisitScotland’s highest accolade. After achieving a 5-star award at their first ever grading visit, Ballater Hostel is now the only hostel in Aberdeenshire to hold the exceptional VisitScotland award. The Hostel is located in the centre of Ballater, and attracts… Read the full press release

Rodeway Inn opens its 600th hotel — Rodeway Inn Osceola, Arkansas

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Rodeway Inn, the well-known economy hotel and one of 11 Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) brands, announced the opening of its 600th hotel. Located at 4565 West Keiser Avenue in Osceola, Arkansas, the opening of the Rodeway Inn Osceola, marks a significant milestone in the brand’s ongoing expansion. The Rodeway Inn Osceola offers free… Read the full press release

Comfort Hotel brand opened 58 hotels in 2017

Strong 2017 Highlighted by Robust Growth, Pipeline and Brand Evolution ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A proven leader in the upper midscale lodging segment, the iconic Comfort Hotel brand finished 2017 by opening 58 hotels and increasing the pipeline to nearly 300, one of the largest in its history. Franchised by Choice Hotels International,… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the new Cambria Hotel Nashville

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in collaboration with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced the opening of the new Cambria Hotel Nashville. The 255-room Cambria Hotel Nashville features Music City-inspired design elements throughout the property including a professional quality performance space where guests and locals… Read the full press release