Hampton by Hilton opens its first property in Uruguay; a 117-room, new build Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco

Hampton by Hilton opens its first property in Uruguay; a 117-room, new build Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco   CANELONES, Uruguay and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for providing travelers with its signature Hamptonality service, today (August 23, 2017) announced the opening… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels launches new beverage The Silk Road Iced Coffee

Hong Kong, 2017-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the successful introduction of the group’s signature Earl Grape Iced Tea, Marco Polo Hotels will launch a new beverage across over 40 of its restaurants, bars and in-room dining menus on 1 September 2017.  The Silk Road Iced Coffee will be available at the group’s thirteen Marco Polo… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of two new hotels in Buraidah and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, proudly announces the opening of two new hotels in Saudi Arabia: Buraidah and Jeddah. “We are pleased to continue our growth momentum in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with two new hotel openings in the upper-upscale segment…. Read the full press release

IHG® announces Crowne Plaza® Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay

DUBAI, 2017-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing two new properties in Dubai: Crowne Plaza® Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay. Both properties are in partnership with API Hotels & Resorts, and their location in Dubai’s Business Bay area,… Read the full press release

Marriott International named to the Forbes 2017 World’s Most Innovative Companies list

Bethesda, MD, 2017-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., was recently named to the Forbes 2017 World’s Most Innovative Companies list, joining the ranks of Tesla, Amazon and Netflix.  Forbes’ proprietary evaluation ranks companies according to their “innovation premium” or the difference between their market capitalization and the net present value of cash flows… Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide hosts the 78th annual Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C., 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), the global hospitality company that makes travel more accessible for more people in more places than anyone else, will once again welcome tens of thousands of spectators to the 78th annual Wyndham Championship this week.  The Most Fan-Friendly tournament on the PGA TOUR… Read the full press release

RCI adds 74 new properties to its affiliate exchange network during the first half of 2017

The affiliated resorts added through the first half of 2017 further strengthens the global presence for the world’s leading vacation exchange company. PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), added 74 new properties to its affiliate… Read the full press release

TRIO for Paws Lawn Party at Four Seasons Hotel Austin returns September 20, 2017

TRIO for Paws Lawn Party at Four Seasons Hotel Austin returns September 20, 2017   Austin, U.S.A, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its fifth year, the TRIO for Paws Lawn Party at Four Seasons Hotel Austin returns next month with exciting new details and some furrier-than-usual guests of honour. The event, which benefits Austin Pets Alive!, the Austin Humane… Read the full press release

RCI reaches agreement with vacation group Beneficium to acquire DAE Global Pty Ltd.

The addition bolsters RCI’s product portfolio within the global exchange market PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), has reached an agreement with vacation group Beneficium to acquire DAE Global Pty Ltd. (DAE), operator of Dial An Exchange, a leading timeshare exchange company… Read the full press release

Residence Inn by Marriott to launch “Dog Days of Summer” pet adoption series with Andy Cohen and North Shore Animal League America

Residence Inn by Marriott to launch “Dog Days of Summer” pet adoption series with Andy Cohen and North Shore Animal League America   Bethesda, MD, 2017-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Residence Inn by Marriott is teaming up with TV host, personality and author Andy Cohen and his rescue dog, Wacha, as well as North Shore Animal… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide unveils W Bellevue, the first new-build W Hotel in North America in seven years

New Hotel Ushers in a New Generation of Design for W, with a Playfully Modern Interpretation of Pacific Northwest History Converged with Bellevue’s Current Status as a Global Tech Capital NEW YORK, 2017-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide today (08/10/2017)announced the opening of W Bellevue, marking a new era of design for W… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC has put the finishing touches on a monogrammed chef’s coat for the arrival of Executive Chef Andrew Adams

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2017-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC has put the finishing touches on a monogrammed chef’s coat for the arrival of chef Michael Mina’s next in command, Executive Chef Andrew Adams. The accomplished Baltimore, Maryland, native and Johnson & Wales University graduate has serious chops when it comes to cooking in… Read the full press release

Reto Moser named new Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza

Reto Moser named new Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza   Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Dimitrios Zarikos, Regional Vice President and General Manager of  Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, announces the appointment of Reto Moser as the new Hotel Manager. Flying from Thailand’s island life to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort to debut at Jeju Shinhwa World, Jeju Island, South Korea

Four Seasons Resort to debut at Jeju Shinhwa World, Jeju Island, South Korea   Toronto, Canada, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Landing Jeju Development Co., Ltd. (LJDC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Landing International Development Limited (HKSE 582) and the developer and operator of Jeju Shinhwa World, and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality… Read the full press release

New IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd to open for business in 2019

Future brand flagship scheduled to open  on the South side of the main railway station in 2019 Main, Germany, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The new IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd will open for business by the beginning of 2019. Offering 400 guest rooms, six conference rooms, a bar and a restaurant, it will become… Read the full press release

Ali‘i Kai Resort in Kauai joins The Registry Collection® program’s luxury exchange network

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Registry Collection® program, the world’s largest luxury exchange program, recently added Ali‘i Kai Resort in Kauai to its luxury exchange network. The property has been part of RCI’s exchange network for more than a quarter century and is now also a part of The Registry Collection… Read the full press release

Hyatt Centric brand to debut in Peru and Chile in 2018

CHICAGO, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) today (August 7, 2017) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Talbot Hotels S.A. for two Hyatt Centric hotels in Lima, Peru and Santiago, Chile. Expected to open in early 2018, the two hotels will mark the introduction of the Hyatt Centric… Read the full press release

TUI Group further expands hotel portfolio in Greece with new Robinson Club on the southern coast of Crete

Hanover, Germany, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Group continues to deliver growth in its Hotels & Resorts segment. The Group has acquired Stella Polaris S.A., a subsidiary of the Greek Karatzis Group and owner of land on the southern coast of Crete, to open a new Robinson Club. With the Robinson Clubs Kyllini… Read the full press release

Hotel Santiago (Formerly the Grand Hyatt Santiago) opens under Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group management

HONG KONG, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel Santiago opens today (1 August 2017) under Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group management, following the Group’s announcement in May. Formerly the Grand Hyatt Santiago, the property will undergo an extensive guestroom and public area renovation, the first stage of which is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of… Read the full press release

Marriott International set to start construction of JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort

Marriott International set to start construction of JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort   Bethesda, MD, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (08/03/2017) that construction will begin in the fourth quarter on the 16-story, $282 million JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort, which will provide Orlando visitors a new… Read the full press release

Four Points embarks on a journey to discover the world’s Best Brews

Bethesda, MD, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — POINT 1: Four Points, a booming Marriott International hotel brand known for its love of beer, is embarking upon a global trip discovering the world’s best brews. The journey kicked off at the new Four Points Manhattan Midtown West last night, the eve of International Beer Day, and… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and The Joffrey Ballet partner to Bring On-Demand workout videos to Hotel Rooms Around the World

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and The Joffrey Ballet partner to Bring On-Demand workout videos to Hotel Rooms Around the World   Luxury Hotel Brand and America’s Premier Ballet Company Team Up to Bring On-Demand Barre Classes to Hotel Rooms Around the World Bethesda, MD, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts,… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts expands its Pride program to include more than 160 gay-welcoming independent hotels

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Pride celebrations are in full swing worldwide, and, as the LGBT travel market continues to grow, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is having a celebration of its own. Now in its sixth year, the brand’s Preferred Pride program has expanded its global… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of 23 new member hotels and resorts

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces the addition of 23 new member hotels and resorts across 13 different countries between May and July 2017. From a chic reimagining of a famed hotel in Chicago to a Mediterranean retreat in the heart of… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Inselhotel Constance secures long-term extension of lease agreement

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Early arrangements have been made to secure a long-term extension to the lease agreement for the Steigenberger Inselhotel Constance. The building, which is located on Lake Constance itself, will thus continue to form part of the portfolio of Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts. Denis Hüttig, Vice… Read the full press release

Marriott International named one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials, by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine

Bethesda, MD, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row, Marriott International has been named one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials, by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine, landing in the top 20 at #14.  See the full results here.  This announcement comes on the… Read the full press release

Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel honoured with a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence

HONG KONG, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel have each been honoured with a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. It is the seventh consecutive year that both Marco Polo hotels have been awarded the prestigious Certificate of Excellence since the awards were inaugurated in 2011. The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that… Read the full press release

Marcel Sawyere named General Manager for Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan in China

HONG KONG, 2017-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Marcel Sawyere as General Manager for Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan in China. A seasoned hotelier with a wealth of experience spanning over 34 years, Sawyere has held leadership roles in hospitality across Asia Pacific. A graduate of… Read the full press release

Emil Marcus joins Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Planning Committee as Director of Rooms

Emil Marcus joins Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Planning Committee as Director of Rooms   Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt, 2017-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence, a leading luxury Hotel in Cairo, announce the latest addition to the Hotel’s Planning Committee, Director of Rooms Emil… Read the full press release