Marriott International Announces Release Date for Third Quarter 2012 Earnings

BETHESDA, Md., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) will report third quarter 2012 earnings results on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at approximately 5:00 pm Eastern Time (ET).  The company will hold a conference call for the investment community to discuss its third quarter 2012 earnings on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 10 a.m…. Read the full press release

Thinking Inside The Box

Hilton London Metropole, one of the largest conference hotels in Europe, continues to lead the way in the meetings and events market, with the introduction of its new Bento Box concept. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Hilton London Metropole Introduces New Bento Box Delegate Menu LONDON, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Hilton London Metropole, one of the largest conference hotels in Europe, continues to lead the way in the meetings and events market, with the introduction of its new Bento Box concept. A flexible and original dining option, the Bento Box Delegate Menu… Read the full press release

Sabre Hospitality Solutions selected by New World Hotels to Launch Private Label Chain Code

New World Hotels offers special introductory offer to travel agents; 18 percent commission and complimentary internet access through December SOUTHLAKE, Texas, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sabre Hospitality Solutions, a global technology company serving the hospitality industry, today announced that Hong Kong-based New World Hotels, managed by New World Hospitality has chosen Sabre Hospitality Solutions to launch its private… Read the full press release

Thursday Night Football Gains Yardage with New Courtyard “Greatness on the Road™ Award”

Thursday Night Football Gains Yardage with New Courtyard "Greatness on the Road™ Award"

Bethesda, Md., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — As fans get Back to Football and prepare for the upcoming season, the National Football League (NFL) and its official hotel sponsor, Courtyard by Marriott, today announced an exciting new feature on NFL Media platforms, the new “Greatness on the Road™ Award.”  The first “Greatness on the Road™ Player of… Read the full press release

VIRTUOSO and VIRTUOSO LIFE MAGAZINE HONOR THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL

The Beverly Hills Hotel Named “Best Hotel of the Year” at “Virtuoso Travel Week” LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, proudly honored a venerated group of hotels, resorts and hospitality professionals with prestigious “Best of the Best” Awards during its 24th Virtuoso Travel Week conference, taking place in Las Vegas this… Read the full press release

M29 LIFESTYLE at Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC Presents the Fall Fashion Forecast with a Night of Fortune Styling for Fashion’s Night Out

FNO Georgetown on September 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Style maven and personal shopper Wendy Pilch of Spendalla and cult stylist Ismail Tekin from George’s Salon will join M29 LIFESTYLE as fortune “style” tellers for Georgetown’s biggest night of fashion Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — M29 LIFESTYLE joins Georgetown’s Fashion’s Night Out for the third consecutive year. The newly refined and redefined store just off… Read the full press release

The agoda.com Loving Las Vegas SALE: from USD 35 per night!

Las Vegas, USA - November 30, 2011: The Paris Las Vegas is a hotel and casino in Nevada. Seen on the left are the venues replicas of the Eiffel Tower and the Montgolfier Balloon adorned in bright lights.

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced special deals on top Las Vegas hotels. Las Vegas is one of the most compelling destinations in the world. Exciting, invigorating and unapologetically over-the-top, this flashy desert outpost lives up to its international reputation as the… Read the full press release

agoda.com celebrates the Singapore F1 in style: from USD 248 per night!

Aerial view on Singapore Flyer from Marina Bay Sands resort at night

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced hard-to-find rooms in some of Singapore’s most stylish hotels for the F1 race weekend. The Singapore F1 is one of the nation’s most exciting and anticipated events. F1 enthusiasts from around the world converge on the… Read the full press release

Bocuse d’Or Asia 2012 winner, Chef Yew Eng Tong presents a fresh menu at The Cliff

2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — With 14 new dishes available at The Cliff, the selection is overwhelming but a perfect excuse for you to plan a return visit. Set in stunning interiors with commanding views of the South China Sea, The Cliff, features a show kitchen, cascading water features and a split-level platform built over lush jungle…. Read the full press release

Christopher K. Ivy Joins Interstate Hotels & Resorts as Executive Vice President, Development and Acquisitions

ARLINGTON, Va., 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts today announced that Christopher K. Ivy joined the company as executive vice president, development and acquisitions. In his new position, he will focus on sourcing business development projects within the select-service sector. Ivy will report to Interstate’s chief investment officer, Leslie Ng. Ng noted that Ivy’s appointment… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Express Rio Branco Breaks Ground in Brazil

IHG continues aggressive growth strategy in Brazil with expansion into new city MIAMI, FL, 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], Latin America’s most experienced international hotel company, today announced that the Holiday Inn Express Rio Branco in Brazil has broken ground.  The new-build hotel is scheduled to open in late 2013, just in… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Manila: TOSCA ITALIAN GRILL’S WINES & STEAKS THIS SEPTEMBER

Tosca’s Spanish Wines and Steaks

2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dusit Thani Manila invites everyone to live life to the fullest at Tosca Italian Grill! This September, indulge in a unique and tantalizing culinary experience featuring Italian cuisine while basking in the restaurant’s chic and worldly atmosphere. Included in Tosca’s extensive a la carte menu is a variety of appetizers, soups, salad,… Read the full press release

JOIN GUY HARVEY FOR THE GRAND OPENING OF GUY HARVEY OUTPOST – A TRADEWINDS RESORT

2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — PACKAGE INCLUDES ACCOMMODATIONS, TICKETS TO THE GRAND OPENING PARTY AND MORE. WHO: Guy Harvey Outpost – A TradeWinds Beach Resort is located on Florida’s west coast on the island of St. Pete Beach. The 211-room property, formerly the TradeWinds Sandpiper Suites, is the first Guy Harvey Outpost hotel in the United States… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Accelerates Growth with Opening of 10 Hotels in 2012 to Become the Largest Upscale Brand in Greater China

Growing Development Pipeline Reinforces the Brand’s Commitment to Expand Portfolio Shanghai, 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotels group by number of rooms and in Greater China, continues its rapid distribution growth in the region with Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts adding 10 new hotels to its brand portfolio in 2012…. Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Manila: Celebrating Yule

Christmas Party Packages at Dusit Thani Manila (Starting at PHP 1,300 nett per person) 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — How do you make a celebration truly memorable? This season, we can’t wait to present you with the most-thoughtful Christmas Party Packages guaranteed to suit your every need and more! Enjoy all-out privileges exclusively yours on top of… Read the full press release

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri Introduces ‘The Royal Rajasthan’ Food Festival At Zune The Indian Specialty Restaurant

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of ‘The Royal Rajasthan’ food festival at Zune, the Indian specialty restaurant. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

NEW DELHI, 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of ‘The Royal Rajasthan’ food festival at Zune, the Indian specialty restaurant. From August 31 until September 14, 2012, guests at the hotel, located adjacent to Janakpuri West Metro station, will be able to savour a range of authentic preparations from the… Read the full press release

Marriott International 2011-2012 Sustainability Report Highlights Youth Employment Initiatives and Preserving the Environment

Marriott International 2011-2012 Sustainability Report Highlights Youth Employment Initiatives and Preserving the Environment

BETHESDA, MD, 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) recently released its second full comprehensive Sustainability Report, using guidelines set forth by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).  In it, Marriott announced $2.5 million invested in its environmental portfolio over the past three years, and significant contributions to workforce development for disadvantaged youth around the world to help them… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific opens new lounge in Paris

Cathay Pacific’s new First and Business Class Lounge at Paris Charles De Gaulle (Roissy) Airport offers enhanced comfort and convenience for passengers departing from Paris.

2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific today announced the opening of a new First and Business Class Lounge for passengers travelling out of Paris Charles De Gaulle (Roissy) Airport.  The lounge, located in the new connecting building between Terminal 2A and 2C on Level 2, has an area of more than 600 square metres and can… Read the full press release

OPUS Vancouver Wins Interactive Media Award

Partnership with TravelClick Results in Industry Recognition for Website Design Excellence Vancouver, BC, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Interactive Media Awards (IMA) honors OPUS Vancouver with a “Best in Class” award for 2012.  The IMA recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development. Created by the Interactive Media Council, Inc., a nonprofit organization… Read the full press release

Marriott Honored by the National Urban League

National Urban League - 2012 Corporate Circle Award #1

2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International was recently honored by the National Urban League with the 2012 Corporate Circle Award given to corporate partners who demonstrate support through funding and strategic programs to help advance the mission of the organization’s Young Professionals Network. The Young Professionals support the Urban League Movement through volunteerism, philanthropy and membership… Read the full press release

New Hampton Inn & Suites Opens in Orlando

McKibbon Hotel Group Opens Expands into Orlando Market ORLANDO, Fla., 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc. celebrates the completion of the first of two hotels under construction in the Orlando International Airport market, the Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando Airport @ Gateway Village Center opened today. The 180-room property is a franchise of Hampton Hotels,… Read the full press release

Baymont Inn & Suites Salutes “Noteworthy Neighbors”

PARSIPPANY, N.J.m 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Honoring the selfless work of their guests, the Baymont Inn & Suites® hotel brand today announced the winners of “Noteworthy Neighbors”, a Facebook-based contest and sweepstakes designed to recognize the notable deeds of people who are a positive influence in their community. Baymont Inn & Suites’ most noteworthy neighbors are Mike… Read the full press release

Celebrate Treasured Moments with Hilton Pattaya

Hilton Pattaya, together with Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific, today kicked off its holiday getaway offer 'Travel and Save 20% Off Rooms And Dining for Those Treasured Moments.' Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Guests Get to Treat Themselves with Some Well-deserved Time off While Enjoying 20% off Room and Dining Rates PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya, together with Hilton Worldwide’s portfolio of hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific, today kicked off its holiday getaway offer ‘Travel and Save 20% Off Rooms And Dining for Those Treasured… Read the full press release

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Offers Special Rate for Fall Festival-Goers

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is welcoming friends and fans with a special "Fall Festival-Goers" rate starting at just $189* per night during select weekends in October. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

DESTIN, Fla., 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The fall season is packed with popular annual festivals and events on Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast, where Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is welcoming friends and fans with a special “Fall Festival-Goers” rate starting at just $189* per night during select weekends in October. The largest full-service beachfront resort on… Read the full press release

Fairfield Inn & Suites Celebrates 25 Years with National Vacation Giveaway

Twenty-five guests to win free weekend trips during Silver September. Bethesda, Maryland, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marking a quarter of a century in catering to the needs of business and leisure travelers alike, Fairfield Inn & Suites is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with its national Silver September giveaway, awarding 25 lucky guests with an… Read the full press release

Travelzoo Mobile Soars This Summer as Vacationers Seek Hot Deals

NEW YORK, August 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today revealed that mobile users represented 26 percent of all U.S. visits this summer, up from 10 percent in the same period last year. Since July 1, 2012, more than 4 million visits to Travelzoo came from mobile devices to… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Opens its First Hotel in Austria on Iconic Schubertring Boulevard

The Ritz-Carlton Vienna is the 80th hotel in the luxury hotel company’ s portfolio VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has opened its first hotel in Austria in the capital city of Vienna. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, a 202 room property located on the central Schubertring Boulevard, is the ninth hotel in… Read the full press release

Marriott International Strengthens Leadership Position in Shanghai with Opening of Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing

Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing

SHANGHAI, CHINA – 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) today celebrated the opening of the 383-room Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing Hotel in Shanghai. The hotel is managed in partnership with Shanghai Caohejing Park Huagang Properties Ltd., and represents the sixth Renaissance-branded hotel to open the city. Renaissance Hotels is the signature lifestyle brand within the Marriott International… Read the full press release

Marriott Customer Update on Tropical Storm Isaac

2012-08-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — (August 24, 6:00 p.m.) Marriott International, Inc. and The Ritz-Carlton continue to monitor Tropical Storm Isaac and have begun taking the appropriate precautions in areas that may be affected by the storm. As always, the safety and security of our guests and employees is a top priority. Marriott International will provide… Read the full press release

DJ Mo Kelly Takes to the Decks in ICE at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

DJ Mo Kelly Takes to the Decks in ICE at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

Celebrate the arrival of DJ Mo Kelly this weekend and throughout September. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — DJ and artist Mo Kelly will be on the decks at ICE at Four SeasonsHotel Dublin this Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25, and then every Thursday and Friday throughout September 2012, beginning September 7. Established as one of Ireland’s highest profile club DJs,… Read the full press release