Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces global partnership with Laura Ashley Ltd.

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ —Preferred Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce a global partnership with Laura Ashley Ltd. This exciting new alliance will bring new and existing Laura Ashley Hotels into representation of the Preferred brand over the coming months, and introduce Laura Ashley as the newest member of the… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach unveils an elegant new design following a $90 million renovation

The historic Art Deco resort unveils an elegant new design as it is poised to become one of the most coveted destinations in South Florida MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is thrilled to have re-opened its doors following a $90 million, multi-year renovation by owners Flag Luxury Group,… Read the full press release

Delta Hotels by Marriott Indianapolis Airport opens its doors to guests

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Hotels announced today (JANUARY 28, 2020) the official grand opening of the Delta Hotels by Marriott Indianapolis Airport in collaboration with Navika Capitol Group & The Ghoman Group. The hotel focuses on doing the simple things perfectly, featuring a clean aesthetic and a modern take on… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels launches new extended-stay brand Everhome Suites

Industry’s Newest Extended-Stay Brand in Nearly a Decade Breaks Ground on Inaugural Hotel Outside of Los Angeles ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today (Jan. 27, 2020) introduced Everhome Suites, a new-construction midscale extended-stay brand offering with customizable, apartment-style accommodations that empower guests to adapt their environment to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Nevis named Ruby Garcia as the new Resort Manager

17-year luxury hospitality veteran comes fully prepared with an extensive resort operations background and a focus on highly personalised experiences Nevis, West Indies, 2020-Jan-29 — /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 Ruby Garcia as the… Read the full press release

Mode Kitchen & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney awarded a Chef’s Hat by Australian Good Food Guide

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Mode Kitchen & Bar, located on the ground floor of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has been awarded a Chef’s Hat by Australian Good Food Guide (AGFG). Australian Good Food Guide Chef’s Hats have been awarded to discerning chefs around the country since 1982. These awards are the result of careful deliberation by a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi now accepting reservations

Soaring above busy streets in a landmark tower with sweeping views of the city and beyond, the new Four Seasons reflects Tokyo’s 24/7 energy and modern lifestyle Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Facing the Imperial Palace Gardens and with Mount Fuji visible in the distance, Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi is poised… Read the full press release

Hyatt plans to grow its Americas brand portfolio with the expected openings of nearly 200 hotels by 2022

Hyatt’s Americas full service and select service brand portfolios expected to grow by 33 percent by 2022 CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 28, 2020) announced that Hyatt plans to grow its Americas brand portfolio with the expected opening of more than 50 full service and select… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality launches new concept towards developing the hotel industry and enrich the tourism experience in the State of Qatar

Qatar, Doha, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has announced the launch of a new concept and the first in the region as part of its commitment towards developing the hotel industry and enrich the tourism experience in the State of Qatar. Whimsy combines… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group to open three more hotels in Turkey in 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, with properties in key locations across Turkey, prepares to open three more hotels in 2020. Two of these hotels will be in Istanbul’s touristic and historic locations, and the third in Aliağa, Izmir. Radisson Hotel Group’s investment in Turkey continues to grow as the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria

New 124-room hotel marks second property in Virginia for Hyatt’s fast-growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 22, 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria. Centrally located in the heart of Alexandria, Va., on historic King Street, the 124-room boutique hotel joins Hyatt… Read the full press release

IHG introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, introduces the IHG Customer Insights Portal, a first for the hotel industry. The comprehensive global solution for large enterprises will provide a highly customized corporate travel experience to simplify travel management. Currently in the final stages of… Read the full press release

IHG announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Expands footprint across luxury and midscale categories  Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further strengthening its foothold in the luxury segment in KSA, IHG has signed a management agreement for… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of New Zealand’s first voco

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG’s colourful voco™ brand is coming to New Zealand in mid-2021, following the signing of a franchise agreement between IHG and Pro-invest. voco Auckland City Centre will incorporate all the elements of the voco life, including 200 guest rooms that are designed around the ‘Me Time’… Read the full press release

IHG appoints Heather Balsley, SVP, Global Loyalty & Partnerships and Jennifer Gribble, SVP, Global Marketing, Mainstream Brands

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the appointment of two senior marketing executives, naming Heather Balsley, Senior Vice President, Global Loyalty & Partnerships and Jennifer Gribble, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Mainstream Brands. As a nearly 13-year veteran of IHG, Balsley now… Read the full press release

Live at Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour continues in 2020 with the brightest talent in music

Following Shows in Chicago, Perth, Madrid, Los Angeles, Dublin, 2020’s Tour Stops Continue to Take Music Makers Back to Their Roots in Dubai, Mexico, and China BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The brightest talent in music will be returning to their hometowns for free live music performances as the Live at Aloft… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces a landmark agreement to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah

2,600-room hotel would be the largest Fairfield, and brand’s first in Middle East and Africa RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (JANUARY 22, 2020) announced that it has signed a landmark agreement with Nahdet Al-Mashaer to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah. The… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens 144-room Residence Inn Panama City

The 144-room property pays tribute to Panama’s vibrant culture and history with local design touches PANAMA CITY, PANAMA, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (JANUARY 23, 2020) announced the highly anticipated opening of the first Residence Inn in Panama City. With properties located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East and… Read the full press release

Hilton Darwin introduces Digital Key

DARWIN, Northern Territory, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Darwin, a five-star hotel in the Northern Territory, has officially introduced Digital Key, a feature of the award-winning, Hilton Honors mobile app, providing members more choice and control over their entire travel experience. The addition of Digital Key now gives guests the option to bypass the check-in counter… Read the full press release

Hilton Hotels & Resorts tops Brand Finance Global 500 2020 ranking

McLean, Virginia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — At Davos, Brand Finance released its annual Global 500 Report with Hilton Hotels & Resorts recognized as the top brand among today’s hoteliers, as well as one of the fastest-growing brands in the overall ranking. The report credited the ranking to the brand’s success in “marrying experience with a clear vision… Read the full press release

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites unveils transformation following multi-million-dollar renovation

Property unveils new Toronto-inspired guestrooms, lively restaurant, calming lobby and redesigned meeting spaces TORONTO, CANADA, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 419-room Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites announced the completion of its multi-million-dollar renovation today (January 22, 2020), debuting new public spaces, guest rooms and a new restaurant — Mosaic Kitchen, Bar and Lounge…. Read the full press release

Hilton Tel Aviv and The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv recognized for their long-standing investment in environmental protection and energy efficiency

McLean, Virginia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Tel Aviv and The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv, the iconic properties that are part of Hilton Hotels and Resort’s fast-growing global portfolio of full-service upscale hotels, just received a prestigious award this week for their long-standing investment in environmental protection and energy efficiency. The award, which recognizes Hilton as a… Read the full press release

The Ascend Hotel Collection closed out the decade with a record-breaking development year in 2019

Industry’s First and Largest Upscale Soft Brand Continues Growth Worldwide ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), closed out the decade with a record-breaking development year in 2019. The brand executed 96 total contracts and added 76 new properties to its global portfolio of… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces Zleep Hotel Hamburg Altonaer Volkspark, the first Zleep hotel in Hamburg

Zleep Hotel Hamburg Altonaer Volkspark to open in 2022 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Zleep hotel in Hamburg is set to launch in 2022 as Deutsche Hospitality rolls out its recently acquired Danish brand in Germany for the first time. Having taken over the Scandinavian hotel concept at… Read the full press release

Accor commits to join the UN Global Tourism Plastics Initiative and to remove all single-use plastic items in guest experience by the end of 2022

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As it advances its role as a responsible tourism provider locally and globally, Accor has committed to join the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Tourism Organization, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Accor today (January 22,… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Montreux Jazz Festival expand partnership to launch Fairmont World Tour

After a successful European pilot, the brands have expanded their partnership globally with the launch of the Fairmont World Tour  PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a world-leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the launch of its global partnership with the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF)…. Read the full press release

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead launches new wellness retreat at its Waldorf Astoria Spa

ATLANTA, GA, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is pleased to announce the launch of a new wellness retreat taking place at its Waldorf Astoria Spa, hosted in conjunction with two of Atlanta’s leading yoga and mindfulness experts. Launching on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, ‘THRIVE,’ the self-love retreat will focus on mental, physical and spiritual… Read the full press release

IHG to open Riyadh office in March 2020

Appoints leadership team to further accelerate growth and performance in the Kingdom  Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced plans to open an office in Riyadh in March 2020. The news comes as IHG continues to expand its portfolio in… Read the full press release

Enjoy romantic dining options and specially curated set menus this Valentine’s Day at Hilton Singapore

Surprise beloved ones with a romantic Italian sky dining experience or a sizzling evening of grilled specialties and a collector’s series of artisanal sweets from D9 Cakery SINGAPORE, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Revel in the season of love with a plethora of romantic dining options and specially curated set menus this February 1… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Daniele Polito as Boccalino’s new Chef de Cuisine

Seoul, Korea, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Daniele Polito as the new Chef de Cuisine at the Hotel’s stylish Italian restaurant Boccalino, where he will oversee and lead the culinary operations.   A seasoned chef with 20 years of experience in Italy and around the world, Chef Polito will share with the Boccalino… Read the full press release