The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud joins Ascend Hotel Collection

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud Welcome Guests Excited to Travel Again ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. All three hotels are just a few… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis

New 154-room hotel marks first property in Minnesota for Hyatt’s fast-growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 30, 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis. Once known as the Minneapolis Athletic Club, the 154-room upscale lifestyle hotel with 22 suites is centrally… Read the full press release

Calling all Free Spirits – The Syntopia Hotel Opens Today

Live the Syntopia Life this Summer from 1st July 2020  NEW bed & breakfast board option available for guest CRETE, Greece, 2020-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — As of today, 1st of July 2020, The Syntopia hotel in Crete will re-open its doors to travellers.   Where better to visit after a period of quarantine and lockdown, than a hotel perfect for those looking to unwind and reconnect with nature. Set just minutes east of Rethymnon,… Read the full press release

The Perfect Place for a Multigenerational Family Escape

Image of the Fodele Beach Resort Water Park

CRETE, Greece, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Multigenerational holidays were on the rise before COVID-19, with polls from Virgin, EasyJet and Ryanair finding that 7 out of 10 families have had at least one. But after lockdown, they will likely skyrocket, because families will be free to embrace again. And what better way to… Read the full press release

Zleep hotels ready to welcome guests back as German-Danish border reopens

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Border crossing points between Germany and Denmark finally reopened on June 15. The Zleep Hotels team is delighted that visitors from most of Europe will now be able to rejoin their Danish guests. The sole proviso is that travellers wishing to enter Denmark will need… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts launches enhanced residential digital experience

Building from the success of Four Seasons App and Four Seasons Chat, the new residential functionality offers more ease, comfort and convenience at the touch of a button Toronto, Canada, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has expanded its award-winning App and Chat platforms with enhanced residential features, giving… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora to welcome guests back to its private island on July 15, 2020

Naturally-distanced South Pacific resort ensures a safe, luxurious and memorable experience Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, named Best For an Epic Stay in the World by AFAR, will reopen July 15, 2020. Located on a private motu (islet), Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is accessible only by boat or… Read the full press release

Sofitel invites music lovers to ‘Live The French Way’ by participating in Fête de la Musique activations

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As many parts of the world begin to reopen and travelers think about heading out on summer escapes, Sofitel is paying homage to its roots by inviting passionate music lovers worldwide to celebrate Fête de la Musique through exclusive activations and a dedicated social media campaign throughout… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ —IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened the doors to the its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China. The unveiling of the hotel in the heart of Nanjing, China marks the first EVEN Hotel in Asia and outside of the Americas. Since… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO earns “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program

On-airport hotel scores for access to transit, water efficiency, energy performance SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its on-airport hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, has earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program developed by the U.S. Green… Read the full press release

PLANHOTEL MALINDI LAUNCH HOLIDAYBONDS

Pay Forward Holidays valid for 2 years at 50% discount Nairobi, Kenya, 2020-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A new concept to pay forward your future holiday has been launched by Swiss-owned Planhotel, operating three properties in Malindi – Diamonds Dream of Africa, Sandies Malindi Dream Garden and Sandies Tropical Village. The Holidaybonds, available for… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt welcomes members when they are ready to travel with the return of the Bonus Journeys global promotion

Loyalty members can look forward to the journeys ahead as they plan future travel while earning more points along the way CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 8, 2020), World of Hyatt announced it will welcome members when they are ready to travel with the return of the Bonus Journeys global promotion. As… Read the full press release

Hyatt extends change and cancellation policy

Extending change and cancellation policy for stays through July 31, 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Guided by its purpose to care for people so they can be their best, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 3, 2020) announced an extension to its cancellation policy that will provide further flexibility as… Read the full press release

Accor anticipates more than 70% of its global network will reopen by the start of July

Paris, France, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — With the easing of lockdown measures in many destinations, the number of hotels open for business within the Accor network, a global leader in Hospitality, marks a resumption of activity in several of the hospitality industry’s markets in May, with a steady increase in the number of… Read the full press release

Thomas Wilken appointed General Manager of MAXX by Steigenberger Sanssouci Potsdam

42-year old Thomas Wilken has been appointed General Manager of the 137-room MAXX by Steigenberger Sanssouci Potsdam with effect from 1 June 2020. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In his new capacity, Mr. Wilken will be responsible for all operational and administrative business areas of the hotel. The previous Director… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts launches Avani Gift Cards collection

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As the world slowly reopens, Avani Hotels & Resorts makes it easier to make the gift of travel and experiences with the launch of Avani Gift Cards collection. Redeemable at any of the 32 Avani hotels and resorts around the world, the gift cards can be used… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality opens its fourth IntercityHotel in Hamburg

Deutsche Hospitality’s innovative brand launches a new hotel in the district of Barmbek Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is expanding its presence in Hamburg. The IntercityHotel Hamburg-Barmbek will become the fourth IntercityHotel in the city when it opens for business on 2 June. The hotel is a new… Read the full press release

Zleep Hotels opened doors of its new hotel in Copenhagen

This morning at 7.00 am, Zleep Hotels opened the doors to yet another of its popular select service hotels. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (02.06.2020), Copenhagen gets a new hotel. This morning at 7.00 am, Zleep Hotels opened the doors to yet another of its popular select service hotels…. Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to reopen hotels in Austria from 29 May 2020

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Yes, we are open. As travel restrictions begin to ease and many countries gear up to celebrate the Whitsun holiday, the Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof in Vienna and the Steigenberger Hotel & Spa Krems will both be reopening for leisure travelers on 29 May. They will… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International president and CEO Patrick Pacious to speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Patrick Pacious, president and chief executive officer at Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), will speak at the 2020 Goldman Sachs Travel and Leisure Conference on Tuesday, June 2. Mr. Pacious’ remarks will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time, and will be webcast live. To join the live webcast, please… Read the full press release

Accor introduces new global campaign: Reignite the Love of Travel

Paris, France, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a global hospitality leader, has begun the exciting process of reopening some of its hotels that temporarily closed in response to the global pandemic. With restrictions now easing across many destinations, and the number of reopened hotels in the Accor network projected to climb steadily over… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites launches competition to reunite friends and family once it is safe to do so

Doha, Qatar, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites has asked Australians to share what they miss most while practicing social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the three most inspiring stories selected to receive a reunion prize worth $2,000 AUD each, to share with their loved ones once the Federal Government… Read the full press release

Tivoli Hotels & Resorts reinforces several hygiene measures in preparation for the hotels reopening in Portugal

Tivoli Hotels & Resorts implements the “Safe & Clean” Seal of the Portuguese Tourism Board in all properties Brand reinforces several hygiene measures in preparation for the hotels reopening Lisboa, Portugal, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Tivoli Hotels & Resorts is preparing the gradual hotels reopening in Portugal from June onwards and having in mind… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 26 new member hotels across 14 destinations

World’s largest independent hotel brand thrives by inviting hotels to enjoy freedom on their own terms; predicts growth in the independent hotel space when travel restrictions ease Newport Beach, Calif., 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts has welcomed 26 new member hotels across 14 destinations in the past four months, from January… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport awarded Skytrax World’s Best Airport Hotel for the sixth successive year

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport has been awarded Skytrax World’s Best Airport Hotel for the sixth successive year in the 2020 World Airport Awards announced on 11 May 2020. The winners from 2020 World Airport Awards were a result of Skytrax’s global survey conducted from September 2019 to February… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces retirement of its long-time senior executive Dave Grissen

Company Announces New North American and International Leadership BETHESDA, MD, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (MAY 11, 2020) announced that long-time senior executive Dave Grissen has decided to step down from his position as Group President, the Americas, towards the end of 2020 and retire from Marriott in… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to adapt exemplary hygiene concept and strict restaurant guidelines as it restarts operations

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Management has developed Deutsche Hospitality’s corona exit strategy by drawing up and piloting various scenarios. “We have spent the last few weeks undertaking targeted preparations for the moment when we would be permitted to reopen our hotels,” explained Thomas Willms, CEO, Deutsche Hospitality. “This crisis is… Read the full press release

Heritage Tourism Brands showcases the beauty and diversity of Hong Kong in a new promotional video

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Heritage Tourism Brands group, comprising Hong Kong-based luxury hotel brands including Harilela Hotels, The Langham Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Swire Hotels, The Peninsula Hotels, and Wharf Hotels, has launched a promotional video to showcase the beauty and… Read the full press release

Hyatt to implement layoffs and to restructure roles across its global corporate functions

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the historic drop in travel demand and the expected slow pace of recovery, Hyatt has made the extremely difficult decision to implement layoffs and restructure roles across its global corporate functions, beginning June 1, 2020. These actions will impact around 1,300 colleagues around the world…. Read the full press release

IHG announces the rebranding of Fiesta Resort Saipan as Crowne Plaza® Resort Saipan in 2022

Fiesta Resort Saipan to rebrand as Crowne Plaza® Resort Saipan in 2022, signalling IHG’s rapid expansion in Micronesia Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG has signed a long-term agreement with Asia Pacific Hotels Inc to take on management of Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan, in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, from… Read the full press release