Mandarin Oriental provides guests with travel inspiration and daily reasons to check-in this holiday season with the launch of its festive Advent Calendar

Hong Kong, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched a festive Advent Calendar on its brand Instagram channel, providing guests with travel inspiration and daily reasons to check-in this holiday season. Viewers are invited to share their festive moments throughout December using the hashtags #MOHoliday and #ImAFan and visit the Group’s Instagram feed… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group Partners With St. Petersburg Street Art Museum

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson is delighted to announce a new partnership with St. Petersburg Street Art Museum. Street art is growing in importance as a fundamental part of contemporary art worldwide. Within this artistic landscape, the Street Art Museum has a very strong and peculiar identity. At first glance,… Read the full press release

Whistle Messaging to be fully integrated with SkyTouch/CONNECT integration platform

Leading hotel technology providers in property management operations and guest communications leverage SkyTouch’s next generation integration platform /CONNECT and Whistle’s Customer Engagement platform to further heighten company’s leadership in innovation PHOENIX, AZ, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The hospitality industry demands access to real time data to address business and customer needs. Since 2015 Whistle’s… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces 132-room Cambria Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida slated to open in 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has signed an agreement with Ash Properties to develop a five-story, 132-room Cambria Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla. The upscale hotel is slated to open in 2020. Located at Ozark Drive near highway I-295, the new Cambria Hotel in Jacksonville is situated in the southeast region of the city… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges announces the return of its popular Double Points promotion

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc.  (NYSE: CHH), is bringing back its popular Double Points promotion. Starting tomorrow through February 15, 2019, members who book at participating Choice Hotels locations can earn 20 points per dollar spent at hotels, up to 30,000 bonus points. Additionally, loyalty members… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Nevis welcomes Pasquo King as the new Director of Food and Beverage

Appointment marks a promotion from Executive Chef in Bali Nevis, West Indies, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Nevis, the award-winning resort consistently ranked by travellers and travel experts as one of the top resorts in the Caribbean, has named Pasquo King as the new Director of Food and Beverage. A chef with 20 years… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC co-host Light Up The Season fundraising event to benefit Children’s National, Sunday, December 16, 2018

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Light Up The Season is a family-friendly community fundraising event to benefit Children’s National to be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. It is co-hosted by Children’s Health Board and Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC. This… Read the full press release

Jumeirah’s London hotels promise an unforgettable experience for the whole family this festive season

London, UK, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Located in the heart of London, Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living, Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel are the ultimate places for some family fun over the festive season. The recently unveiled ‘Festive Family Time’ and ‘Festive Family Fun’ packages ensure that children and adults are guaranteed an unforgettable escape in… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place makes its debut in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania

New property marks the entry of Hyatt’s select service brand, Hyatt Place, into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Place Riyadh Al Sulaimania, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Place brand to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Developed by… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings successfully completes the acquisition of hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined

NORWALK, Conn., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (Dec. 3, 2018) announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced plan to acquire hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined. With a strong presence in APAC and thousands of active affiliates worldwide, HotelsCombined will report into Booking Holdings’ leading travel metasearch brand, KAYAK. “We’ve admired HotelsCombined and… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality launches an exclusive offer to Qatari nationals and residents on the occasion of Qatar National Day

Doha, Qatar, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar, brings Qatari nationals and residents an exclusive offer on the occasion of Qatar National Day throughout its local and international hotels, starting from December 15th, 2018 to January 31st, 2019. Part of Katara Hospitality’s commitment… Read the full press release

LaSalle Hotel Properties announces the completion of its merger with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) (“LaSalle” or the “Company”) today (Nov. 30, 2018) announced the completion of its previously announced merger with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (“Pebblebrook”). Michael D. Barnello, President and Chief Executive Officer of LaSalle Hotel Properties, said, “We are pleased to complete this combination. On behalf of the LaSalle Board,… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental welcomes Stanley Tucci as the newest celebrity fan to join its “He’s a Fan/She’s a Fan” advertising campaign

Hong Kong,, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — American actor, writer, producer, and film director, Stanley Tucci, is the newest celebrity fan to join Mandarin Oriental’s USD multi-million global advertising campaign “He’s a Fan/She’s a Fan”. The campaign elegantly connects Mandarin Oriental’s well-recognized symbol – the fan – with international celebrities who regularly stay at the… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace again recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018 at the World Travel Awards

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Palace has once again been recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018. The awards highlight the growing importance of both event and leisure tourism in the region. Recognized as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’,… Read the full press release

RIU Hotels & Resorts introduces a new architectural concept with the opening of its nineteenth hotel in Mexico, Riu Palace Costa Mujeres

Mallorca, Spain, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — RIU Hotels & Resorts has now opened Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, introducing with it a new architectural concept. The innovative layout of its bars and restaurants allows guests to enjoy spectacular views of the sea. It is the international hotel chain’s nineteenth hotel in Mexico and its second… Read the full press release

The Tea Lounge restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg launches a new dessert menu created by award-winning Pastry Chef Nicolas Lambert

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tea Lounge restaurant, located in a bright atrium of Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, has launched a new dessert menu created by award-winning Pastry Chef Nicolas Lambert, where he combined his famous simplicity and excellence with pure interest in local Russian products. Now six tempting desserts from… Read the full press release

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort in Sri Lanka recognised as the winner of Destination Retreat Programme of the Year at the 14th annual AsiaSpa Awards

Sri Lanka, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort in Sri Lanka is delighted to have been recognised as the winner of Destination Retreat Programme of the Year by AsiaSpa magazine at its 14th annual AsiaSpa Awards. Anantara Tangalle is the first and only resort spa in Sri Lanka to receive this prestigious accolade…. Read the full press release

The IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd launches operations on 1 December 2018

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The waiting has come to an end. The new flagship of the IntercityHotel brand is about to go live and will welcome its very first guests from 1 December 2018. The IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd is located on the South side of Frankfurt Central Station…. Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of Radisson Collection Basilica, Budapest

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Radisson Hotel Group is delighted to announce the signing of a new property to Radisson Collection, the brand reserved for the group’s most exceptional hotels worldwide, in Budapest, Hungary. With a storied history and prime central location, the Radisson Collection Basilica, Budapest is both an historic landmark… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton brand announced the opening of Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Columbia Killian Road in Columbia, South Carolina

New hotel opens near Killian Road COLUMBIA, S.C., 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for its commitment to providing thoughtful service, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Columbia Killian Road in Columbia, South Carolina. This 108-room hotel… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office presents a diverse range of lodging options across the Centennial State

Denver, Colorado, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From the Rockies Playground to the Pioneering Plains, it’s no secret Colorado boasts an array of outdoor activities. What may surprise Colorado travelers is the diverse range of lodging options across the Centennial State; from solar-powered huts and hip hostels to cabin living and overnight accommodations in a… Read the full press release

Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens opens in Tower 3 of the Onyx Towers

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Moving into The Greens with a bang, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens is the third hotel to open as part of Jumeirah Group’s upscale casual brand launched earlier this year. Opening in Tower 3 of the Onyx Towers, the hotel is high on design synonymous with other hotels within… Read the full press release

Burj Al Arab recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at The ULTRAs

World’s most luxurious hotel awarded at annual awards ceremony held in Dubai on 21st November Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the world’s most iconic and luxurious hotels in the world – Burj Al Arab – was double recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at… Read the full press release

Dusit International partners with Silpakorn University to launch a unique project to preserve the architectural and artistic heritage of Dusit Thani Bangkok

Hospitality company is delighted to partner with a leading educational institution with extensive experience in preserving items of historical significance. Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has partnered with Silpakorn University to launch a unique project to preserve the rich architectural and… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort, Jordan

Hyatt continues to grow its brand footprint in the Middle East with its first resort property in Jordan CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 1, 2018) the official opening of Hyatt Regency Aqaba Ayla Resort, Jordan’s first Hyatt Regency hotel and second Hyatt-branded property, joining Grand Hyatt Amman. Hyatt… Read the full press release

Hyatt adds Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson, and tommie brands into its lifestyle and wellbeing offerings following the completion of Two Roads Hospitality acquisition

Addition of Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson and tommie brands expands Hyatt’s lifestyle and wellbeing offerings for high-end travelers worldwide Acquisition price revised to $405 million from $480 million; additional potential consideration revised to $96 million from $120 million CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (November 30, 2018)… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina, its first Hyatt-branded property in Scotland

Hyatt Regency Edinburgh Marina will mark the brand’s entry into Scotland ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt announced today (November 29, 2018)  that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement for the first Hyatt-branded property in Scotland and the third Hyatt Regency hotel in the United Kingdom. With 187 guestrooms and 98 apartments,… Read the full press release

MGallery announce its partnership with eco-trendy nail polishes brand, Kure Bazaar

Paris, France, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — MGallery, a collection of boutique hotels belonging to AccorHotels Group, is delighted to announce its partnership with Kure Bazaar, a chic and eco-trendy nail polishes brand. This collaboration is an extension of the hotel brand’s offering for women, Inspired by Her, which strives to meet their specific needs when… Read the full press release

Gaylord Opryland Resort announces the opening of the Nation’s first truly upscale, indoor/outdoor resort water attraction

SoundWaves Opens December 1 in Nashville NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests of the Gaylord Opryland Resort have another reason to celebrate the holiday season with the December 1 opening of SoundWaves, the Nation’s first truly upscale, indoor/outdoor resort water attraction. Fusing water and music with amenities and activities, SoundWaves offers an… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott announces plans to open nearly 30 hotels in Europe by the end of 2020

London, UK, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott, Marriott International’s brand that pioneered the select service category, has announced it expects to further grow its European footprint of 63 hotels by almost 50 percent over the next two years. With nearly 30 hotels anticipated to open in Europe by the end of… Read the full press release