Host Hotels & Resorts names Julie Aslaksen as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

BETHESDA, Md., 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST), the nation’s largest lodging real estate investment trust (the “Company”), announced the appointment of Julie Aslaksen as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective November 14, 2019. She succeeds Elizabeth Abdoo who recently stepped down from her role at Host. Ms. Aslaksen joins the Company with more… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Conti Hansa in Kiel embarks on an extensive programme of conversion and renovation works

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — One of Deutsche Hospitality’s luxury brand hotels is about to receive a fresh new look as the Steigenberger Conti Hansa in Kiel embarks on an extensive programme of conversion and renovation works. These measures are scheduled to take place during the period from November 2019… Read the full press release

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants to make its Spanish debut with the opening of Kimpton Vividora Hotel in Barcelona in 2020

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants will make its Spanish debut, with bold Barcelona-inspired design and the brand’s signature heartfelt hospitality, along with creative Mediterranean dining and a rooftop pool Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton Vividora Hotel will be the first hotel in Spain for IHG®’s boutique luxury brand, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. Located in the… Read the full press release

Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort reopens following a $40 million renovation

Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort opens today with 336 newly designed rooms reflecting latest design thinking from Marriott Hotels, minutes from historic Willemstad Curaçao, 2019-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Tucked into the coast of Curaçao, Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort reopens today (NOVEMBER 20, 2019) after undergoing a $40 million renovation financed by Piscamar Beach Resort B.V…. Read the full press release

Marriott International to adopt FreedomPay’s award winning commerce platform

The award winning FreedomPay Commerce Platform™ has been widely recognized for driving innovation, transformation and growth across a wide range of industries PHILADELPHIA, PA, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — FreedomPay, an innovative leader in commerce technologies, today (NOVEMBER 19, 2019) announced an agreement with Marriott International to adopt FreedomPay’s award winning commerce platform to… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges announces return of its third annual “Members Only Madness” promotion

Choice Hotels Rewards Loyalty Members with Exclusive Discounts, Bonus Points and More ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is bringing back its third annual “Members Only Madness” promotion. Now through November 22, Choice Privileges members will have the chance to unlock daily deals, including… Read the full press release

Hilton Short Hills appoints Vivian Cohen as director of catering and events

Accomplished hospitality and special events professional to oversee weddings, mitzvahs and social events SHORT HILLS, NJ, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 18, 2019), Hilton Short Hills announced the appointment of Vivian Cohen as director of catering and events, where she will oversee the planning and highly detailed execution of weddings, mitzvahs and social events…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Doha offers guests a silent retreat on 11 December 2019

Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In our increasingly hectic and urbanised world, silence is a precious commodity, which is why The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Doha is ‘turning down the volume’ and for the first time will offer guests a silent retreat on 11 December 2019. Silent Night is an annual offer available in Mandarin Oriental… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai introduces two new leisure packages

Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether guests are looking for a romantic escape with a loved one or a rejuvenating wellness retreat, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai introduces two new leisure packages, Fans of Love and Relax & Unwind, featuring bespoke experiences and tailor-made amenities for guests to enjoy a memorable stay at the luxurious beachfront resort. Overlooking… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Miami offers special holiday-themed overnight suite package and unforgettable events to ring in 2020

Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Miami’s Forbes five-star luxury hotel on Brickell Key will offer guests the chance to experience the wonder and magic of the holiday season. Mandarin Oriental, Miami will be brimming with festive programming including a dazzling Christmas Tree Lighting, a special holiday-themed overnight suite package and unforgettable events to ring in 2020. Overnight… Read the full press release

Vida Rica Bar at Mandarin Oriental, Macau launches Volume Two – Movies & Cocktails

Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vida Rica Bar at Mandarin Oriental, Macau is serving cocktails inspired by famous cinematheque films directed by local talent. The launch of Volume Two – Movies & Cocktails follows the successful debut of the bar’s first themed cocktail menu Volume One – Legends & Cocktails, in 2018. Exploring Macau’s rich and distinctive… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of three hotels in Caledonia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG will make a grand entrance into New Caledonia with the signing of three hotels that will open between 2021 and 2024, bringing the world’s biggest and best hotel brands to the region. The new-build InterContinental® Lifou Wadra Bay Resort will be a 50-room luxury hotel located on the scenic… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton, Perth opens its doors to guests

A stunning new architectural masterpiece on Elizabeth Quay, The Ritz-Carlton, Perth is set to elevate luxury hospitality through legendary service and immersive local experiences PERTH, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C today (NOVEMBER 18, 2019) announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, in the capital city of Western Australia. Part of the… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center earns title “Best Business Hotel” at Business Traveller China awards

Beijing, China, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center receives the title “Best Business Hotel” at Business Traveller China awards ceremony in Beijing. In May 2019, the hotel completed a full renovation of its 480 rooms and its executive lounge. The award was voted by readers of Business Traveller magazine, who are frequent… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of the Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar, Addis Ababa

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar, located in the North East of Addis Ababa. It will be the first Radisson branded hotel and the Group’s fourth hotel in the country. This achievement brings Radisson Hotel Group’s African portfolio to… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of its second hotel in Morocco

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a purposeful and personalized service in atmospheric spaces, is proud to announce the opening of its first hotel in Casablanca, Radisson Hotel Group’s second hotel in Morocco. Created and designed by world renowned Chilean architect, Jaime Beriestain, it sits… Read the full press release

Hilton Honors and Live Nation announce a multi-year renewal of their partnership

Delivering even more unforgettable, one-of-a-kind music and artist experiences to Hilton Honors members MCLEAN, VA., 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Honors and Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announce a multi-year renewal of their partnership. The two companies have collaborated since 2015 to offer Hilton Honors members all around the world access to tickets and money-can’t-buy music experiences, which Hilton’s nearly 100 million… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International invites travelers to discover Europe like never before in summer 2021

With Seven Ships in the Region, the Cruise Line Offers New Ways to Explore Europe and New Ports of Call MIAMI, FL, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International invites travelers of all ages to discover Europe like never before in summer 2021 with 70% new itineraries that feature a new mix of destinations on seven ships…. Read the full press release

SO/ Hotels & Resorts launches new wellness program designed to bring nourishment and well-being to jet-setting guests

The brand’s new wellness and lifestyle concepts will be piloted at the avant-garde SO/ Vienna in advance of a wider global roll-out Paris, France, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SO/ Hotels & Resorts, an exclusive lifestyle brand from Accor that features fashionable hotels exhibiting a distinctively rebellious interpretation of luxury, is pleased to announce a vibrant… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announces its entry into the Czech Republic with the Golden Prague Hotel

Golden Prague Hotel managed by Fairmont to join the brand’s global portfolio of extraordinary hotels and resorts in May 2020 Prague,  Czech Republic, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a world-leading luxury hotel brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce its entry into the Czech Republic with the Golden Prague Hotel…. Read the full press release

Marriott International announces two all-inclusive, oceanfront resorts in the Caribbean

New agreements include an 800-room Marriott Hotels all-inclusive resort expected to open in 2022 BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (NOVEMBER 14, 2019) announced it has signed contracts with hotel developers to open two all-inclusive, oceanfront resorts in the Caribbean – an 800-room Marriott Hotel in Jamaica and… Read the full press release

Marriott International to introduce three of its global hospitality brands to Thailand

Plan would bring more than 1,500 rooms and debut three brands across Phuket and Pattaya by 2024 BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (NOVEMBER 15, 2019) announced it has signed agreements with Asset World Corporation (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real-estate group, to introduce three of its… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts launches first flagship hotel in Germany featuring brand-defining new design

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts launches first flagship hotel in Germany featuring brand-defining new design for public spaces and guest rooms. The newly transformed Crowne Plaza® Hamburg – City Alster has been designed with the modern traveller and local in mind. The hotel has become the first Crowne Plaza in Germany… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality funds the construction of schools in Nigeria

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Akpuoga Primary School in southern Nigeria is an institution which is very close to Deutsche Hospitality’s heart. It is now set to undergo expansion over the coming weeks as an additional pre-school facility is built. This will provide six more classrooms accommodating around 180 extra… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel unveils a stylish new look

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is pursuing a strategy of repositioning and rebranding in Switzerland. Following hot on the heels of Radisson Hotel, Zurich Airport in Rümlang, it’s now the turn of Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel to boast a stylish new look. Together with close to 200 guests, business partners… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton debuts in Argentina with the opening of Hampton by Hilton Bariloche

Hotel brand continues rapid global expansion throughout the Caribbean and Latin America SAN CARLOS BARILOCHE, Argentina and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) leading upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing high-quality accommodations, unmatched guest service and value-added amenities, today announced the opening of Hampton by Hilton Bariloche. Developed by… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the 5-star voco Riyadh

InterContinental Hotels Group opens flagship voco®Riyadh in the Kingdom with Wasata Al Wosta Real Estate Co. Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the opening of the 5-star voco Riyadh, the first voco™ hotel in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, in partnership… Read the full press release

Hyatt launches a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally

All Hyatt brands worldwide will move to large-format bathroom amenities and reduce single-use water bottles by June 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June… Read the full press release

Club Wyndham teamed up with Richard Petty to provide the ultimate road trip ride — the Club Wyndham 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Richard Petty’s Roadtrip Sweepstakes, in Partnership with Club Wyndham, features chance to win car valued at $70,000 and signed by NASCAR legend Richard Petty, additional vacation prizes ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Club Wyndham®, the nation’s largest vacation club, wants you to hit the road next summer and has teamed up with Richard… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Maldives wins five awards at the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2019 and World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit Thani Maldives, a luxury Thai-inspired resort on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, was recently named the winner of four prestigious categories of the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2019, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, followed swiftly by a regional win in the World Luxury Hotel Awards, held in… Read the full press release