Marco Polo Ortigas Manila announces a special package perfect for Chinese Engagements

Manila, Philippines, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrate the harmony of two families, and the wonderful love that this new beginning brings, with Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s The Joys of Ting Hun—a special package perfect for Chinese Engagements. The engagement announcement is an important part of Chinese tradition. It is where the families of the… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of its second Radisson RED in South Africa – the Radisson RED Johannesburg Rosebank

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is pleased to announce the signing of its second Radisson RED in South Africa – continuing the brand’s fast growing African and global expansion. Scheduled to open early 2021, the Radisson RED Johannesburg… Read the full press release

Hilton to introduce Hampton by Hilton brand to Quito, the capital and largest city in Ecuador

New hotel will add 135 rooms to thriving Quito market QUITO, Ecuador and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (September 16, 2019) announced plans to introduce Hampton by Hilton, the global, upper-midscale brand, to Quito, the capital and largest city in Ecuador, as part of a franchise agreement signed with Hotel Colón… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality announces its 2019 franchise award winners

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the United States and Canada, today (Sept. 17, 2019) announced its 2019 franchise award winners. At the 2019 Motel 6 Brand Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, G6 Hospitality executives honored 16 franchisees and partners whose contributions have… Read the full press release

Dusit International opens its first standalone restaurant concept – Baan Dusit Thani

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — New concept is designed to bring value to all stakeholders by expanding market reach, trialling new concepts that can be introduced at Dusit Hotels & Resorts worldwide, and maintaining brand awareness in the local market while Dusit’s flagship hotel, Dusit Thani Bangkok, is redeveloped as part of landmark… Read the full press release

Accor launches greet, a community-based, responsible and non-standardized brand

Brand origin and philosophy Paris, France, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers’ expectations have changed. Customers are now increasingly focused on hotel experiences that respect people and the world around them. Alert to new trends, Accor is rewriting the rules and presents greet, a new alternative hospitality and sustainable tourism offer that combines environmental considerations… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt named the ‘Best Business Hotel Brand in the World’ at the 2019 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards for the 15th time

Awards from Business Traveller Asia-Pacific and Meetings and Conventions Asia demonstrate Hyatt’s commitment to create meaningful experiences and to care for premium customers CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt announced today (September 12, 2019)  that the Grand Hyatt brand has been named the ‘Best Business Hotel Brand in the World’ at the 2019… Read the full press release

The Londoner joins the Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Legend Collection

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries, is pleased to welcome The Londoner as the newest experience within the brand’s esteemed Legend Collection. With The Londoner set to launch in Spring 2020… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces a new 136-room MAXX by Steigenberger Aalen scheduled to open in early 2022

Plans are in place to open a 136-room hotel to be operated by the Brendal Hotel Group in a new urban quarter being created in Aalen. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — MAXX is growing alongside BRENDAL. Deutsche Hospitality has announced the launch of a new-build project that will create a 136-room… Read the full press release

IHG unveils newly renovated Crowne Plaza® Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia

Transformed flagship property is a significant milestone of the Crowne Plaza Accelerate program, charting the future of the brand Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Intercontinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is pleased to welcome guests to the newly renovated Crowne Plaza® Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia. Owned by… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of InterContinental Okinawa Chura SUN Resort

InterContinental brings a new luxury resort experience to Okinawa Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG®) Head Office: UK, Japan: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Operating Company in Japan: IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan, CEO, Hans Heijligers and CHIA HSIN CEMENT CORPORATION GROUP (CHC Ryukyu) Head Office: Taipei, Chairman: Jason Chang announced… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces that Alex Kyriakidis will transition from President of Middle East & Africa to executive advisor

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (09/12/2019) that Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director of the company’s Middle East & Africa division, will transition from the position effective 31 December 2019 to take up an executive advisory role for the company. “As Marriott’s head of Middle… Read the full press release

DISCOVER PUERTO RICO THROUGH ITS FOOD, GOLF, AND TRAVELER FRIENDLY ASSETS

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — An array of tropical courses, lodging venues, and an eclectic spectrum of eateries make traveler friendly Puerto Rico an island oasis where everyone’s tastes and preferences are welcomed and satisfied. Arriving in Puerto Rico is a relative breeze. Air hub of the Caribbean, it is… Read the full press release

JW Marriott to host the second annual food & wine festival at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — This September, JW Marriott will host Gather by JW, the second annual food & wine festival at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa on the Venetian archipelago of Isola delle Rose. In collaboration with FOOD & WINE Magazine, the festival will take over the hotel and island from… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the recipients of the “Your Community. Your Choice. Choice Hotels Local Business Grant Program

Winners of the ‘Your Community. Your Choice. Local Business Grant Program’ Exemplify Company’s Longstanding Commitment to Giving Back ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, today (Sept. 11, 2019) announced the recipients of the “Your Community. Your Choice. Choice Hotels Local Business Grant Program.” The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris introduces newly renovated event space Salon Vendôme

In the heart of the Golden Triangle, the elegant and majestic ballroom adds to the Hotel’s impressive array of private rooms, offering a customisable event space to host exclusive events Paris, France, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The only luxury hotel in Paris to offer 1,200 square metres (13,000 square feet) of event space… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An launches on-site water-bottling facility in an effort to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam’s only Forbes 5-Star resort leads the way with water bottling facility Hoi An, Vietnam, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With environmental concerns over plastic consumables at an all-time high, Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An is aiming to be part of the solution this October by launching Project Aqua: an on-site water-bottling facility… Read the full press release

Three Michelin-starred Chef Mauro Colagreco brings new epicurean wedding experience at Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

An epicurean journey with one of the world’s top chefs Palm Beach, U.S.A., 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On the heels of earning the #1 spot on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for his flagship restaurant Mirazur, three Michelin-starred Chef Mauro Colagreco is bringing a new epicurean wedding experience to the Five Star, Five Diamond… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como launches a luxury accommodation Colours of Fall package

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como has launched a luxury accommodation package, which enables guests to explore their creativity on the shores of Lake Como this autumn. Guests booking the Colours of Fall package will be given a private painting class on how to depict the lake’s picturesque views on canvas,… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of the Radisson RED Tallinn, Estonia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is pleased to announce the signing of another Radisson RED property in Europe – continuing the brand’s global expansion. Due to open in late 2023, the Radisson RED Tallinn (Estonia) will arrive… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces the signing of Oakwood Premier Melbourne

SINGAPORE, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (SEPTEMBER 10, 2019) announced its foray into the luxury hotel and serviced apartments segment in Australia with the signing of Oakwood Premier Melbourne. A testament to Oakwood’s rapid expansion plan in Australia, this signing follows the recent announcement… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches its new Marriott BonvoyTM Events platform

The New Digital Platform Will Serve as the Organization’s Ultimate Resource for Planners Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (09/10/2019), Marriott International has announced the launch of its new Marriott BonvoyTM Events platform – MarriottBonvoyEvents.com. This new site is a comprehensive tool for meeting and event planners, building upon former Marriott International meetings site, Meetings… Read the full press release

IHG announces the Opening of the 350-room Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (09 SEPTEMBER 2019) announced the Grand Opening of the 350-room Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport, the first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam. Saigon’s best-connected hotel Offering authentic experiences designed to bring friends, family and business… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya Online booking platform offers best travel destinations in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Going on safari in Kenya during the peak seasons is a good option that does not spell game viewing disappointment and miserable weather. In fact, travelling in the low seasons – the long rains from March to June and the short rains from October to December – is an… Read the full press release

Four Seasons invites runners, walkers, riders and skaters to join the 39th annual Terry Fox Run at Wilket Creek Park in Toronto

One of the world’s original Terry Fox Runs, this event alone has raised more than CAD 11 million for cancer research since 1981 Toronto, Canada, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons invites runners, walkers, riders and skaters to join Chairman and Founder Isadore Sharp and hundreds of Four Seasons corporate and hotel employees and their families and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara names Chef Michael Patria as New Executive Chef

New Executive Chef joins the culinary team at iconic resort in Montecito, California Santa Barbara, U.S.A., 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Chef Michael Patria brings more than two decades of culinary experience to Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara this fall. Patria has an impressive resume that showcases a myriad of culinary experiences in a list of… Read the full press release

Hyatt provides World of Hyatt members with more opportunities to earn points faster with new global promotion, Bonus Journeys

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (September 9, 2019), Hyatt’s award-winning loyalty program, World of Hyatt, launched a new global promotion, Bonus Journeys, providing World of Hyatt members more opportunities to earn points faster towards the rewards they value most. Beginning September 9, 2019, World of Hyatt members can register to earn thousands of Bonus… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Andaz Seoul Gangnam in the heart of the South Korean capital

Bridging modern living and senses of local culture, the property marks the fifth Hyatt-branded hotel in South Korea CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (September 9, 2019) that Andaz Seoul Gangnam has opened in the heart of the South Korean capital, marking the Andaz brand’s entry into the country. The Andaz name –… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of new 246-room Hyatt Regency Zhuzhou in the Hunan Province of Central China

The new Hyatt Regency branded hotel delivers views of Xiangjiang River and golf course greenery CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhuzhou in the Hunan Province of Central China. The new 246-room hotel aims to bring the Hyatt Regency brand’s stress-free environments for… Read the full press release

New Research Underscores Significant Economic Impact of Hotel Industry

WASHINGTON, USA, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring the significant economic impact and strong growth of the hotel industry, a new study released today (September 9, 2019) finds that hotels support more than 1 in 25 American jobs—8.3 million in total—and contribute nearly $660 billion annually to U.S. GDP. Conducted by Oxford Economics, the study was… Read the full press release