New Hampton Inn Opens in Dahlgren

66-room property brings Hamptonality to Virginia DAHLGREN, Va., 2012-09-04 — / — 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 66-room Hampton Inn Dahlgren located at 16450 Commerce Dr. in King George, Va. “Hampton combines quality, innovation,… Read the full press release

Fall Travel Deal: Save 25 Percent off Stays at Marriott Vacation Club Resorts Worldwide

2012-09-04 — / — Marriott Vacation Club is offering a world of travel opportunities through a limited time deal this fall. Reserve your stay with family or friends in a spacious and luxurious villa at one of our resorts and make vacation memories that will last a lifetime. Take 25 percent off regular room rates at over 50… Read the full press release

Douglas Martell Assumes Role of Vice President, Operations, South West Asia for IHG

Douglas Martell

New Delhi, India, 2012-09-04 — / — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announces Douglas Martell’s commencement in his role as Vice President, Operations, for the company’s South West Asia region. He succeeds Chris Moloney, who has retired after a career spanning three decades with the company. In his new role, Douglas will spearhead IHG’s operations across… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Launches Exclusive Toiletries Partnership with Agraria

2012-09-04 — / — InterContinental Hotels & Resorts will launch its exclusive partnership with Agraria, America’s oldest and largest luxury home fragrance company, from September 2012. Guests will be able to indulge in Agraria guest amenities at 169 InterContinental properties around the world by January 2013. Agraria has a shared heritage with InterContinental dating back to… Read the full press release

Countdown to the 2012 Autumn WellBeing Fair Next Week!

2012-08-31 — / — The Autumn WellBeing Fair is due to be held over the weekend of 8th and 9th September 2012 at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel in Jersey. Organised by WellBeing World, a membership body with a wide range of 90 wellbeing service provider members, the WellBeing Fair is the third such event to… Read the full press release

Sweet Osmanthus, the Scent of Autumn at Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake

Jin Sha terrace

Flowers perfume the air and dishes at Jin Sha this September Hangzhou at West Lake, China, 2012-08-31 — / — With a divine fragrance, it is no wonder that osmanthus can lure attention and adoration from everyone that passes their way. Regarded as the city flower of Hangzhou, the beloved evergreen shrub native to China falls… Read the full press release

ART Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Celebrates Washington Cider Week with Alpenfire Cider, Washington’s Only Organic Hard Cider

ART Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Meet the makers of Alpenfire Cider and enjoy a complimentary cider tasting in ART Lounge Seattle, U.S.A., 2012-08-31 — / — In celebration of Washington Cider Week 2012, ART Lounge atFour Seasons Hotel Seattle will offer an exclusive cider tasting with Alpenfire Cider, Washington’s only organic hard cider. Among the six participating states, Washington will boast more than eighty-five cider events during… Read the full press release


2012-08-31 — / — Dusit Thani Manila puts the “grand” in Grandparent’s Day as the hotel comes alive with an all-out special celebration in honor of Grandma and Grandpa on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Indulge Grandma, Grandpa and the entire family in the Sunday Family Crossover Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and enjoy a… Read the full press release

Celebrate This Year’s Mid-Autumn Festival and Gift Mooncakes from Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Celebrate This Year's Mid-Autumn Festival and Gift Mooncakes from Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Limited-edtion and hand-made in the kitchens of three Michelin-starred Lung King Heen Hong Kong, China – 2012-08-31 — / — Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong will once again offer the famed Lung King Heen mooncakes for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival. Chef Chan Yan Tak and his team at Lung King Heen will be creating limited-edition mooncakes presented in beautifully designed boxes by… Read the full press release

China Rising: Four Seasons Shares Good Fortune with Three New Hotels in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing in 2012

Indoor lap pool at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai (rendering)

88th Four Seasons kicks off an auspicious year in China. 2012-08-31 — / — Four Seasons continues to expand its presence in China with three openings in 2012, including its first hotels in Guangzhou and Beijing, and a second location in Shanghai. Ten years ago, the company began its expansion strategy in the country with its… Read the full press release

Beachfront Hotel And New Year-Round Indoor Waterpark Now Open!

New South Padre Island Indoor Resort Waterpark features seven new attractions including the first double tidal wave river and unlimited access to the summertime Schlitterbahn Beach outdoor waterpark. SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas, 2012-08-31 — / — Schlitterbahn, respected worldwide for ground-breaking water-based entertainment destinations, is now welcoming guests to the new beachfront hotel and indoor, year-round resort… Read the full press release

Face Off 2012: The Biggest Filipino Bridal Show in Years at Dusit Thani Manila

(Featuring 40 designers, it will show the breadth and depth of Philippine bridal fashion design) Makati, Philippines, 2012-08-31 — / — For the first time in years, a big collection of wedding gowns and bridal wear by Filipino designers will be held at the Grand Ballroom of Dusit Thani Manila on the 5th of September 2012. The Samsung… Read the full press release

The Circus Is Coming To Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Hilton Birmingham Metropole is excited to announce a complimentary evening of fun and entertainment. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

The Hotel Will Host An Evening Of Fun Under The Big Top BIRMINGHAM, U.K., 2012-08-31 — / — Hilton Birmingham Metropole is excited to announce a complimentary evening of fun and entertainment. For the second consecutive year, guests and corporate partners will have the opportunity to experience Hilton Birmingham Metropole’s incredible event facilities while letting loose and… Read the full press release

Quattro at Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto to Host Wine Dinner

Executive Chef Marco Fossati visits with guests

Special event with Schweiger Vineyards highlights love story of family and place 2012-08-31 — / — Quattro and Schweiger Vineyards and Winery will celebrate the spirit of family and community at a special dinner on Saturday, October 13, 2012. Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy free flowing conversation with Executive Chef Marco Fossati, Quattro General Manager Adam Ashukian and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Austin All Abuzz About Texas Honey

Texas Honey

Local ingredient featured in TRIO, the Lobby Lounge and Spa in September. Austin, U.S.A., 2012-08-31 — / — Fact: Texas honey is the bee’s knees. And throughout the month of September, locals and guests who visit Four Seasons Hotel Austin will be able to experience what all the buzz is about thanks to a full menu of special offerings… Read the full press release

Pink Your Drink at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

General Manager Dan Normandin

Park 75 Lounge introduces the Pink Drink in support of cancer research at Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady Atlanta, U.S.A., 2012-08-31 — / — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta is offering locals and guests the opportunity to “drink pink” with the month long availability of the Pink Drink in Park 75 Lounge in October. While the cocktail is as… Read the full press release

Delegates Urged to Book Accommodation Now For 2012 Travel Convention

“Latest Speaker Announced – Lady Cobham, Chairman of VisitEngland” 2012-08-31 — / — ABTA is reminding delegates not to delay booking their accommodation for the 2012 Travel Convention in Turkey. On Wednesday 5 September any unsold discounted accommodation at both the five star Cornelia and Susesi resorts will be released back onto general sale and with… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC Gears Up for 32nd Annual Sprint Four the Cure on September 29, 2012 to Benefit the Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Britt McHenry and Tommy McFly at Sprint Four the Cure 2011

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2012-08-31 — / — Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC will be hosting its 32nd Annual Sprint Four the Cure 5K run and walk on Saturday, September 29, 2012 – the second of two major fundraising events held this year benefitting the Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. This year’s run is especially near and dear to the… Read the full press release

The Garden Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel New York Re-opens For Dinner Thursday, September 13

Executive Chef John Johnson presents his new Eat-Drink-Local fall menu

Executive Chef John Johnson presents his new Eat-Drink-Local fall menu New York, U.S.A. 2012-08-30 — / — The Garden restaurant re-opens for dinner with a menu by new Executive Chef John Johnson on Thursday, September 13, 2012 atFour Seasons Hotel New York. Chef Johnson, a 10-year culinary veteran, recently joined the Hotel from the Water Club at the Borgata in Atlantic… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Celebrates the Close of Summer with a Flurry of Fabulous Events in September.

Executive Chef Ned Bell

GranFondo Package, Julia in Paris gala dinner, Feast of Fields event and Passions fundraiser pack the calendar Vancouver, Canada , 2012-08-30 — / — Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Executive Chef Ned Bell are kicking off September at high velocity. Celebrating health, wellness, superb food and great times, Four Seasons and YEW restaurant are putting some muscle behind their commitment to community. Take advantage… Read the full press release

Limited edition Fashion Prize cocktail menu toasts the shortlist of the 2012 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize

2012-08-30 — / — The new fashion season cocktail menu celebrates the five gifted designers who have been shortlisted for the 2012 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize. The cocktail menu will be available during the upcoming fashion season in Europe from 6 September to 3October 2012 at 45 Park Lane in London, Hotel Principe di Savoia in… Read the full press release

Florida Tourism Industry on Pace for Record Year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., 2012-08-30 — / — According to preliminary estimates* released today by VISIT FLORIDA – the state’s official tourism marketing corporation – 22.1 million visitors came to Florida in the second quarter of 2012 (April-June), an increase of 1.3 percent over the same period in 2011. Direct travel-related employment in Florida also rose 1.1 percent to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore Serves Up Cooking Classes with Chef Oliver Beckert

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore Serves Up Cooking Classes with Chef Oliver Beckert

Guests and locals can tap into their inner foodies with a series of interactive culinary experiences that combine education and degustation “These days, a good meal is as much about being entertained as about the food.” – Chef Oliver Beckert Baltimore, U.S.A., 2012-08-30 — / — Improve culinary technique, become immersed in another culture and impress friends and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague Introduces Special Fall Mushroom and Game Menus in CottoCrudo Restaurant

Four Seasons Hotel Prague Introduces Special Fall Mushroom and Game Menus in CottoCrudo Restaurant

Business lunch offer and DJ Nights at CottoCrudo are back after the summer holiday Prague, Czech Republic, 2012-08-30 — / — CottoCrudo restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Prague is introducing new seasonal menus after the summer holiday. Moreover, starting September CottoCrudo will re-launch the popular business lunch menu and DJ Nights in the bar and lounge. Executive Chef Richard Fuchs has created… Read the full press release

Charles Fisher Appointed Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

Four Seasons veteran brings international experience to the islands Hawaii, Lana’i at Manele Bay, U.S.A., 2012-08-30 — / — Charles Fisher has been named Resort Manager of Four SeasonsResort Lanai at Manele Bay. Fisher, a 13-year veteran of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, has worked in management positions throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Charles makes the move to Hawaii… Read the full press release

“The Royal Rajasthan” Food Festival @ Zune, Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri

"The Royal Rajasthan" Food Festival @ Zune, Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri

2012-08-30 — / — Hilton New Delhi/ Janakpuri gives you a traditional Rajasthani welcome with ‘Padharo Mhare Des’.  Savor a range of authentic preparations from the kitchens of Royalty in Rajasthan at Zune, the Indian specialty restaurant. Explore the robust essence of this historic state of Rajputs and Marwaris with live music. Indulge your taste buds… Read the full press release

The Club SPA by Feelunique launches Residential Spa Week Package

2012-08-29 — / — A stay at the stunning Club Hotel & Spa on the beautiful island of Jersey has just got even more tempting with the launch of the hotel’s first dedicated ‘Spa Week’ this Autumn. The luxury boutique hotel is offering the perfect escape for anyone seeking time away from the daily grind or… Read the full press release

School Leavers Given Boost with Launch of Hilton Apprenticeship Academy

New scheme will create 100 opportunities across the UK LONDON, 2012-08-29 — / — As exam results are released nationwide and young people contemplate their future, Hilton Worldwide has launched the Hilton Apprenticeship Academy, creating more than 100 opportunities for individuals to learn the art of hospitality across a range of disciplines within its UK hotels. The Hilton… Read the full press release


NoteWorthy Benefits to Travel Professionals and Consumers 2012-08-29 — / — New World Hotels will launch the private label chain code “NW” on 30 August 2012 with a NoteWorthy offer – 18 percent commission to travel agents and complimentary Internet access for room guests until 31 December 2012. The “NW” code facilitates easy location and booking of… Read the full press release

Sunday Family Crossover Brunch at Dusit Thani Manila

Sunday Family Crossover Brunch at Dusit Thani Manila

Makati, Philippines, 2012-08-29 — / — At Dusit Thani Manila, Sundays are spent enjoying the company of family, friends and loved ones over a grand, spectacular feast at the Sunday Family Crossover Brunch. The only one of its kind, the Crossover Brunch redefines the concept of buffet and restaurant hopping in the metro. Imagine a hotel-wide… Read the full press release