IHG welcomes Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas region

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas region. In this role, Smith will lead a team responsible for increasing IHG’s presence in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean for new-builds and conversions… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises orders third Icon-Class Ship to Feature Environmentally-Friendly Innovation

MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with shipbuilder Meyer Turku to order a third Icon-class ship for delivery in 2025. The ship will join its two sister ships – to be delivered in 2022 and 2024, respectively – in… Read the full press release

Dusit International announces the first dusitD2 branded property in Bangkok — dusitD2 Samyan Bangkok

Easy access to major business and lifestyle hubs is just one of the highlights of dusitD2 Samyan, Bangkok, slated to open in 2023. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Tian Teck Property Company Limited to operate… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean reveals new, 4-night itineraries at Private Island Destination

Royal Caribbean Gives Guests More Time to Thrill and Chill with Two Calls and Late Nights at Private Island Destination MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — With the smashing success of Perfect Day at CocoCay, Royal Caribbean International is celebrating 100 days of Perfect Day with a double dose of adventure. The cruise line has… Read the full press release

The first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, California and in Solano County, Hyatt Place Vacaville, is officially open

136-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in the heart of Vacaville, Calif. CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 14, 2019) that Hyatt Place Vacaville, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, Calif. and in Solano County, is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s… Read the full press release

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts launches its 2019 ‘Kilo of Kindness’ global charity campaign

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of the campaign’s fifth year, Mövenpick calls on guests to donate at least one kilo of food, clothing and educational supplies to disadvantaged communities around the world. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is lending a hand to people in need with the launch of its 2019 ‘Kilo… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts announces two new properties: Avani Adelaide Residences and Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fast-building on the success of its debut on the Gold Coast and central Melbourne, Avani Hotels & Resorts will now welcome guests to two new properties: Avani Adelaide Residences and Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences. Contemporary, relaxed and imaginative, the Box Hill property will open this Spring, while Adelaide will officially… Read the full press release

Hilton Naples announces promotion of Stephanie Roman to catering sales manager

NAPLES, Fla., 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Naples today (August 14, 2019) announced that Stephanie Roman has been promoted from conference services manager to catering sales manager. Roman will now be responsible for orchestrating an anticipated 300 events annually and serving as the key liaison between clients and the hotel’s sales, food and beverage and… Read the full press release

InterContinental Ambassadors introduces new membership extension that will provide greater flexibility to members

New Benefit Enhancement from IHG® Flexes with your Current Lifestyle – No Questions Asked Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental® Ambassador, the exclusive member benefits program of InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, is encouraging its members to embrace life’s exceptional and unexpected adventures by offering a new benefit that will provide greater flexibility… Read the full press release

Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts joins Global Hotel Alliance

The world-renowned beach club and hotels and resorts brand is set to bring more luxury, leisure and lifestyle choices to the 15 million members of the alliance’s DISCOVERY loyalty programme Dubai, UAE, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces partnership with global entertainment destination, The London Resort

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with The London Resort, a global entertainment destination due to open in 2024. Radisson Hotel Group will become a stakeholder in the project, opening a Radisson Blu hotel – Europe’s leading… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa offers a truly glamorous experience with its new Girlfriends Getaway package

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Girlfriends can now look forward to a gorgeous beachfront escape at Acqualina Resort & Spa with the Girlfriends Getaway package celebrating lifelong friendships and offering a truly glamorous experience. Awarded the #1 Luxury Beachfront Resort in the Continental US, Acqualina sits on a lushly landscaped 4.5 acre backyard of seaside… Read the full press release

The Grant Arms Hotel achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel in which Queen Victoria once stayed has achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from the national tourism organisation. The Grant Arms Hotel, in Grantown-on-Spey, which specialises in bird watching and wildlife holidays, was given the accolade by VisitScotland. Built in 1765, during… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square showcases life-sized sculpted elephants to raise awareness of the need for human-wildlife coexistence

London at Ten Trinity Square, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square welcomes a family of beautifully sculpted elephants created in partnership between Elephant Family and The Real Elephant Collective, to the Ten Trinity Square Lobby and Rotunda Bar and Restaurant, in support of the Coexistence Fund. Made from… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur presents Michelin Star Week, from September 17 to 22, 2019

A star-studded epicurean adventure brings together delectable flavours from Macao and Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur presents Michelin Star Week, the first-ever collaboration between Four Seasons culinarians from Macao and Kuala Lumpur. From September 17 to 22, 2019, epicures are invited to embark on an incredible gastronomic… Read the full press release

Silversea unveils enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package

Miami, FL, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The leader in the ultra-luxury cruise industry, Silversea is bringing distant horizons closer with its enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package, now available on all luxury expedition voyages to the Arctic and Antarctica. The value-rich package, with its selection of convenient and inclusive travel benefits, provides a seamless travel experience… Read the full press release

British Airways offers a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 12, 2019) British Airways has launched a sale offering a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return. There are a range of destinations available for £2019 return for two, including top US destinations such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington… Read the full press release

Hilton Columbus Downtown breaks ground on the first 1,000-room convention hotel in Columbus

The city’s first 1,000-room convention hotel to open in 2022 COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Columbus Downtown, owned by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority and managed by Hilton Management Services, broke ground on a 28-story tower to create the first 1,000-room convention hotel in Columbus. Together with the existing Hilton, the hotel will offer… Read the full press release

The all-new Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center is now open

The highest situated hotel in North America offers world class dining, state-of-the-art technologies, calming wellness concept and awe-inspiring artistry together with legendary Four Seasons service in a hospitality experience like no other Philadelphia, U.S.A., 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On the uppermost floors of what is now the city’s tallest building and 10th highest… Read the full press release

RCI acquires travel technology platform Alliance Reservations Network (Alliance) for $92 million

Innovative technology platform enables broader B2B capabilities, fully connected door-to-door travel experiences ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, the world’s largest vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), announced today (August 8, 2019) it has acquired travel technology platform Alliance Reservations Network (Alliance) for $92 million. This strategic acquisition will accelerate growth at… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® unveils 2021-2022 Voyage Collection

Itineraries Feature 27 New Ports, 116 Overnight Stays, 3 Grand Voyages and New Free Pre- and Post-Cruise Land Tour Programs MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today (Aug. 7, 2019), luxury travelers will find their answer in Regent Seven Seas Cruises®’ 2021-2022 Voyage Collection Debut . The world’s leading luxury ocean cruise line unveiled 146… Read the full press release

Rixos Hotels announces signing of its largest all-inclusive luxury resort in the world on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera

Luxury turkish hotel brand, part of the Accor portfolio, partners with the Eastern Company For Investment And Touristic Development to takeover existing property and re-launch as the 1,636-key Rixos Hurghada Makadi Bay Paris, France, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Rixos Hotels has marked a major milestone in its Middle East expansion strategy after signing… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian, China

Newly opened hotel in the heart of Yantian District of Shenzhen brings Hyatt Regency brand’s signature hospitality and connecting guests to the booming city CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (AUGUST 8, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian in the east Guangdong Province, China. The 298-room hotel aims… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong, China

Shanghai’s Newest Landmark Stuns with Outstanding Luxury, Heartfelt Guest Experiences and Sleek Modern Design Shanghai, China, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong today (08/08/2019), marking the first JW Marriott Marquis hotel in China. The 515-room luxury property debuts in Shanghai’s most dynamic… Read the full press release

IHG’s avid™ hotels brand continues expansion and accelerates international growth with first groundbreaking in Mexico

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today (07 AUGUST 2019) that its avid™ hotels brand continues to expand, with nearly 200 signings now in place for new locations. More than 60 of those signed are hotels under construction, or have design and construction… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo opens its third hotel in Italy in the bustling city of Milan

Hotel Indigo® Milan – Corso Monforte brings its boutique hotel offering to the city Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo®, opens its third hotel in Italy in the bustling city of Milan. Hotel Indigo® Milan – Corso Monforte, is centrally located close to the notable fashion district – the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the second IntercityHotel to be launched in Switzerland will open in Geneva in 2022

New IntercityHotel to open in Geneva Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has announced further development plans for its core German, Austrian and Swiss markets. The second IntercityHotel to be launched in Switzerland will open in Geneva in 2022. The IntercityHotel Geneva Airport will be located in the new… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality commits to using only cage-free eggs and egg products by the end of 2019

All of the hotel group’s brands will use only cage-free eggs and egg products in future Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Corporate Social Responsibility in the food area – as part of its group-wide sustainability strategy, Deutsche Hospitality will ensure that all eggs and egg products used in its European… Read the full press release

Hilton Brisbane’s Global Week of Service, August 12-16

BRISBANE, Australia, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Brisbane Team Members will clean public gardens, cook group meals, donate blood and support their long-term charity partners in an inspiring week of community service this month. August 12-16 marks Hilton Brisbane’s Global Week of Service, the multinational hospitality company’s annual effort to fill the earth with the… Read the full press release

Hilton San Diego Bayfront Seeks Inspiration From the Sea for its $23 Million Guest Room and Corridor Renovation

As part of the renovation, the hotel became the first for the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand in California—and the third globally—to offer Connected Room technology, which allows guests to manage their stays from the palm of their hands SAN DIEGO, CA., 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton San Diego Bayfront recently underwent a $23 million… Read the full press release