rosewood phuket to open 2014

DALLAS – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The next step in Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®’ ambitious Asia expansion plan will be the end-2014 opening of Rosewood Phuket, as the second Rosewood property in Asia following Rosewood Beijing’s Summer 2013 opening. The resort, including 87 villas, 20 residences and six hideaway homes, will be located on the 1,968-foot… Read the full press release

New Hampton Inn & Suites Opens in Columbia

100-room property brings Hamptonality to South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property, the 100-room Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson located at 201 East Exchange Boulevard. “Hampton… Read the full press release

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Introduces New Gift Card with Fall Offer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Wyndham Rewards®, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is giving its members the opportunity to earn enough bonus points to redeem for a $25 Wyndham Rewards Visa® Prepaid Card when they stay twice at more than 6,500 participating Wyndham Hotel Group properties worldwide. Wyndham Rewards members in the United… Read the full press release

The IHG Academy Grows By Adding New Programs in the Americas

Global hospitality career training program expands through new Canadian collaboration IHG announces need to recruit 32,000 people into new roles in the Americas region by 2015 ATLANTA, GA, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the expansion of the IHG Academy through a… Read the full press release

Wyndham Exchange & Rentals® Wins Four American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA

Parsippany, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Visual Communications team at Wyndham Exchange & Rentals® recently won four American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA. This competition is the biggest showcase for outstanding work by in-house designers. Graphic Design USA provides in-house designers with an opportunity to be recognized for their talents and their contributions to their… Read the full press release

Pre-Concert Meal At Hilton London Canary Wharf

Hilton London Canary Wharf is delighted to announce the launch of the new pre-concert menu at Cinnamon. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Cinnamon at Hilton London Canary Wharf Launches New Pre-Concert Menu LONDON, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton London Canary Wharf is delighted to announce the launch of the new pre-concert menu at Cinnamon. Located just one tube stop away from The O2, in West India Docks, Cinnamon at Hilton London Canary Wharf is perfectly situated for a pre-concert dinner…. Read the full press release

Super 8 Hotel Brand Offers Race Fans Chance at $1,000

The Richard Petty Motorsports #43 Ford will race in the Super 8 paint scheme this Sunday at Dover International Speedway.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — In honor of its signature paint scheme appearing on the Richard Petty Motorsports #43 Ford at Dover International Speedway this Sunday, the Super 8® hotel brand is offering up to an additional $1,000 in prize money for the September winner of its Road Trip Challenge Sweepstakes. This month, the first prize winner of the… Read the full press release

CREATE YOUR OWN ‘JACK O’ LANTERN’ AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

CREATE YOUR OWN ‘JACK O’ LANTERN’ AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Every October, we see carved pumpkins peer out from porches and doorsteps with gourd-like orange fruits inscribed with ghoulish faces and illuminated by candles – a sign that it’s Halloween! People have been making jack-o’-lanterns at Halloween for centuries. The practice originated from an Irish myth about a man nicknamed “Stingy Jack.” According to… Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels Hires Global Account Sales Director

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Angella Vallard has been appointed Global Account Sales Director at Warwick International Hotels. Based in Denver, she will be responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly and annual sales objectives, while ensuring the optimum customer experience and satisfaction for hotel guests and prospective clients. “Angella is an experienced professional known for her excellent organization,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals® White Paper Reveals Significant Consumer Demand for a National, Hotel-Backed Brand

Parsippany, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, has released a white paper based on the findings of its 2012 survey conducted by PhoCusWright which examined U.S. consumers’ attitudes and behaviors toward vacation rentals. In “Vacation Rentals: Do Brands Matter?,” PhoCusWright presents a number of the study’s key… Read the full press release

Museo Pambata and Sipat Lawin Join Dusit Thani Manila’s Sunday Family Crossover Brunch this October

Sipat Lawin Ensemble (SLE)

“Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each”. — Plato Makati, Philippines, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sundays just get better at Dusit Thani Manila this… Read the full press release

UMU’S PRAWN PASSION

Umu Prawn Passion Photo

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — It’s time to fulfill your craving for seafood at Dusit Thani Manila’s Umu Japanese Restaurant. Offered until September 30 are luxurious ebi (prawn) dishes that will not disappoint even the most discerning palates. Japanese Chef Hiroyuki Fukata presents two sumptuous ebi a la carte dishes that will further ignite your zest for… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Grand Hotel in Brussels

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Steigenberger is expanding its activities abroad, and will take over the operation of a landmark hotel building, part of the Wiltcher’s complex, located Avenue Louise in Brussels with effect from 1 January 2013. The hotel will continue to be managed under the Conrad brand until the end of 2012. Following the Steigenberger Hotel… Read the full press release

Something New for the Next Generation of Travelers

Marriott Hotels & Resorts New Lobby Experience Available Now in 190 Hotels and 400 by 2014. Bethesda, MD – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Next generation travelers say they want choices and flexibility so they can have it all. They don’t want to choose between a meeting room and a restaurant/bar on the local scene to meet… Read the full press release

Hilton Milan Sostiene Il Consorzio “Solidarietà In Rete” (SiR)

Nei prossimi mesi chi sceglierà di soggiornare presso l’Hilton Milan, potrà offrire il proprio piccolo contributo a favore del Consorzio “Solidarietà in Rete” (SiR) che devolverà la donazione all’educazione e l’inserimento dei giovani disabili di Milano nel mondo del lavoro. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

I fondi raccolti nell’ambito della campagna annuale della fondazione benefica di Hilton Worldwide, Hilton in the Community Foundation, saranno devoluti interamente alla cooperativa sociale milanese MILANO, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nei prossimi mesi chi sceglierà di soggiornare presso l’Hilton Milan, potrà offrire il proprio piccolo contributo a favore del Consorzio “Solidarietà in Rete” (SiR) che devolverà la donazione… Read the full press release

IHG and International Trade Administration Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Exporting Opportunities for U.S. Businesses

ATLANTA and WASHINGTON – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] and the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) U.S. Commercial Service, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, today formally announced a strategic partnership designed to increase awareness in the U.S. business community, particularly among small and medium-sized businesses, about exporting and… Read the full press release

SHAREPHIL FORUM HELD AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

SHAREPHIL FORUM HELD AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shareholders Association of the Philippines (SharePHIL) recently held their Joint Roundtable Forum at the Grand Ballroom of the award-winning Dusit Thani Manila. The event was to serve as “investment 101” to anyone and everyone who may have very basic enquiries regarding investing in private or public companies. It was established with the… Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels Advances Its Global Development Strategy with the Acquisition of The Paradise Island Harbour Resort On Paradise Island, Bahamas

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Warwick International Hotels (WIH) has made an agreement to purchase a four-star hotel located on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The transaction is expected to be completed in the near future. With easy access from the international airport, the Paradise Island Harbour Resort is a beautiful white sand beach-front hotel designed to… Read the full press release

The Registry Collection® Program Celebrates Continued Success in Europe

Kettering, Northampton, U.K., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Registry Collection®, the world’s largest luxury exchange network, has plenty to celebrate so far in 2012: the program’s 10th anniversary; the recent launch of the brand’s revamped and robust website; and the addition of several impressive affiliated resorts to its network. The latest additions to The Registry Collection’s exchange network include… Read the full press release

Dusit Executive Stay Room Package

Dusit Executive Stay Room Package

Makati, Philippines, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Blending elegance and functionality, optimise the essentials of business travel at your fingertips with the Dusit Executive Stay Room Package. A separate living area and bedroom with complimentary broadband internet service, a spacious work station and an array of well-thought of perks to enjoy, the Grand Room provides a promise of… Read the full press release

WYNN LAS VEGAS AND ENCORE JOIN PREFERRED HOTELS® & RESORTS

CHICAGO – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Preferred Hotel Group, a leading provider of sales and marketing support to independent hotels around the world, is proud to welcome two new members — Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. Effective immediately, Wynn’s flagship resorts will be represented by the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts brand and bookable under the brand’s “PH” and “PV”… Read the full press release

Algarve Spa Week en Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa a precios sin stress

La salud es lo primero, y para que todo el mundo pueda disfrutar de unos días de descanso y bienestar en Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa el hotel vuelve a participar una vez más en la iniciativa Algarve Spa Week. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

El hotel participa de nuevo en la Algarve Spa Week ofreciendo tratamientos a mitad de precio VILAMOURA, Portugal, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — La salud es lo primero, y para que todo el mundo pueda disfrutar de unos días de descanso y bienestar en Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa el hotel vuelve a participar una vez más… Read the full press release

GUY HARVEY OUTPOST, A TRADEWINDS BEACH RESORT SPONSORS AUDITORIUM AT FLORIDA GULF COAST CENTER FOR FISHING

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Guy Harvey Outpost Sponsore Auditorium at Florida Gulf Coast Center for Fishing 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

Puneet Chhatwal appointed as new CEO at Steigenberger

Puneet Chhatwal appointed as new CEO at Steigenberger

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Steigenberger Hotels AG is very pleased to announce Puneet Chhatwal (48), who has deep and long term international experience in hotel management, as its CEO. Having completed a Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Delhi and a diploma in Food Service and Hotel Management, Chhatwal started his career with the India Tourism… Read the full press release

IHG’s boutique hotel brand Hotel Indigo expands in Europe

IHG’s boutique hotel brand Hotel Indigo expands in Europe Signings announced for hotels in Barcelona and Birmingham 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The roll out of InterContinental Hotel Group’s (IHG) boutique brand Hotel Indigo is gathering pace in Europe, with the company announcing the signing of the first Hotel Indigo for Barcelona and the second in Birmingham,… Read the full press release

Marriott Executive Apartments Strengthens its Position in China with the Opening of the Imperial Mansion, Beijing

Marriott International’s Extended Stay Brand Announces the 5th Property in China Located Next Door to the Forbidden City. 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International today announced the opening of the 220-apartment The Imperial Mansion, Beijing – Marriott Executive Apartments. This is Marriott International’s (NYSE:MAR) fifth extended stay property  in China, showing great support and commitment for… Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels presents its new global directory

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Warwick International Hotels (WIH) now represents over 50 hotels, resorts and & across 5 continents.  The group features large centre city locations such as in Bangkok and New York to smaller intimate centre city hotels in Paris and Malaga.  The location of the 4 & 5 star hotels and resorts is valued… Read the full press release

SPOOK-TACULAR SPECIALS AT TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & TOWER® CHICAGO

Trump Chicago will thrill and delight guests by offering exciting Halloween specials with the signature Trump touch. CHICAGO – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Later this month, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago will thrill and delight guests by offering exciting Halloween specials with the signature Trump touch. From a distinctive overnight package and unique offers at The Spa… Read the full press release

SIRIO RISTORANTE NEW YORK TO OPEN AT THE ICONIC PIERRE, A TAJ HOTEL, NEW YORK

Adam D. Tihany Designed Restaurant to Capture the Essence of Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita” Celebrated Restaurateur Sirio Maccioni Returns to Landmark Hotel New York, NY, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — In October 2012, The Maccioni Group and The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York will open Sirio Ristorante New York. The restaurant, named after legendary restaurateur Sirio… Read the full press release

RCI® Brings America’s Trains Inc. Aboard, Adding Unique Train Accommodation Option for Members

Parsippany, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, announced a new affiliation with America’s Trains Inc. today. This agreement adds unique train accommodation options to RCI’s network of affiliated resorts. “Our affiliation with America’s Trains adds a unique vacation option for our members, adding even more variety to the types of accommodations… Read the full press release