SENSE, A ROSEWOOD SPA® UNVEILS NEW SPA TREATMENTS IN CELEBRATION OF MAYAN MILESTONE

Rosewood Mayakoba’s Award-Winning Spa Calls on Ancient Practices to Impart Relaxation and Rejuvenation RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO, 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rosewood Mayakoba’s award-winning Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, is pleased to announce the launch of a series of new spa treatments that are directly inspired by the Mayan people’s ancient traditions of healing. In celebration of the highly… Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide Gives Pediatrics Patients a Fun-Filled “Vacation Day” as Part of Wyndham Championship Week

Patients at Brenner Children’s Hospital enjoy day of classic beach boardwalk-themed games Greensboro, N.C., 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, brought some fun and sun from the Wyndham Championship to the patients, families, and staff in the pediatrics department at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., with a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Nevis Tags and Releases First Green Sea Turtle as Part of Worldwide Conservation Program to Protect Endangered Species

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Resort partners with international Sea Turtle Conservancy and local Nevis Turtle Group in annual “Tour de Turtles” race to raise awareness of sea turtle survival Nevis, West Indies, Caribbean, 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sharing space with the Queen of England on the Eastern Caribbean currency, sea turtles hold a precious place is Nevis history and culture. These magical… Read the full press release

Cambria Suites Research Finds Productivity Is Key To Achieving Work-Life Balance For Business Travelers

Free Wi-Fi Almost As Important As a Comfortable Bed When Traveling for Work SILVER SPRING, Md., 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new survey* from Cambria Suites fielded by the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), revealed that work-life balance is an important goal for almost nine of 10 surveyed business travelers. Seventy-one percent of… Read the full press release

NATIONAL CAR RENTAL ANNOUNCES 10TH ANNUAL “ONE TWO FREE” PROMOTION FOR EMERALD CLUB MEMBERS (U.S.)

Customers Can Earn Additional Free Rental Days By Referring Others To Join The Emerald Club St. Louis, 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — National Car Rental, the premier car rental brand for frequent airport travelers, is launching its annual One Two Free® Emerald Club promotion. This year marks the tenth consecutive year that National has offered the One Two Free… Read the full press release

Super 8 Hotels Giving Away New Ford Escape, Free Weekend Getaways

One lucky winner will drive home a new 2013 Ford Escape SE courtesy of the Super 8 hotel brand and its GR8 Escape sweepstakes

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelers looking to sneak in one last trip this summer have a chance to hit the road in style thanks to the Super 8® hotel brand and its “GR8 Escape” Sweepstakes, which offers prizes ranging from free weekend getaways to a new 2013 Ford Escape SE. Now through August 31st, Wyndham Rewards® members who visit and… Read the full press release

IHG Wins Gold at Project ICARUS Sustainability Awards

2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG today announces that it has achieved Gold in the Project ICARUS Gold Medal programme, from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s premier business travel and meetings organisation. The Project ICARUS Gold Medal initiative identifies organisations that are taking action in… Read the full press release

Hilton Woodcliff Lake Celebrates International Youth Week

Bringing Stability and Hope to Youth in Bergen County WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — In honor of International Youth Day, Hilton Woodcliff Lake took action to help young people achieve their full potential. Together with team members and local partners, the hotel supported young people in the local area by hosting “Bright Blue Futures at Hilton Woodcliff… Read the full press release

SENSE, A ROSEWOOD SPA® REFLECTS THE SOUL OF RIVIERA MAYA AT ROSEWOOD MAYAKOBA

Inspired by Mayan Traditions, Mexico’s Acclaimed Spa Calls on Ancient Practices to Impart Relaxation and Rejuvenation RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO, 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Located on its own private island at the heart of Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico’s premier resort, Sense, A Rosewood Spa® beckons guests in search of the ultimate escape. The unparalleled spa retreat spans 17,000-square-feet… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo expands in Germany

Hotel Indigo Dusseldorf-Victoriaplatz to open in 2013 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) boutique hotel brand Hotel Indigo continues to grow in Germany, with the signing of Hotel Indigo Düsseldorf-Victoriaplatz following two successful openings in Berlin earlier this year. Hotel Indigo Düsseldorf-Victoriaplatz will operate under a franchise agreement with LFPI Hotels Management Germany GmbH…. Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide Becomes Trustee of The First Tee, Pledging a $1 Million Donation

Partnership takes relationship to a national level, expands reach and impact Greensboro, N.C., 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, today announced that the Company has become a Trustee of The First Tee, a nonprofit youth development organization that provides life skills and character education programs to young people using… Read the full press release

LUXURY LANGKAWI FROM JUST £1,999 PER PERSON WITH PREMIER HOLIDAYS

Five-star break with 50% off 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK’s leading independent tour operator has put together a fantastic deal to Langkawi for travel during August 2012. 10 nights in Langkawi from £1,999 per person – saving £1,978 per person Premier Holidays (www.premierholidays.co.uk / 0844 937 444) is offering 10 nights in Langkawi from £1,999 per… Read the full press release

Hilton HHonors Launches Global Shop-to-Earn Mall

Members worldwide now have more opportunities to earn HHonors Bonus Points through retail purchases MCLEAN, Va., 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct brands, launched its global Shop-to-Earn Mall, a network of online shops that allows HHonors members to earn Bonus Points through retail purchases. The Hilton HHonors Shop-to-Earn… Read the full press release

IHG Announces Opening of First Candlewood Suites® with New Interior Design Scheme

$7.1 million hotel in North Little Rock, Ark., is first to incorporate schemes ATLANTA, 2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG; NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], announces the opening of the first Candlewood Suites hotel to include the brand’s new interior design package, created with graduate students at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), one of the… Read the full press release

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Receives Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Lodging Award®

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Receives Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Lodging Award®

2012-08-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton McLean Tysons Corner has received the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Award® designation. The AAA Diamond rating process is a premier program which annually evaluates more than 60,000 lodging establishments and restaurants, and assigns them a rating of one to five Diamonds. Lodgings at the Four Diamond level, including Hilton McLean Tysons Corner,… Read the full press release

STRATEGIC HOTELS & RESORTS, INC. ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE THE ESSEX HOUSE HOTEL

Purchase of Iconic Asset Situated on Central Park South Marks Strategic Hotels’ Return to the New York City Market; Hotel Will Be Converted to the JW Marriott Brand CHICAGO, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc.(NYSE: BEE) announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchaseNew York City’s Essex House Hotel from the Dubai Investment Group for… Read the full press release

NEW HYATT GOLD PASSPORT PROMOTION HELPS TRAVELERS EARN MORE POINTS TOWARD REWARDS

Global campaign encourages members to “Imagine the Possibilities” for their next vacation CHICAGO, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hyatt Gold Passport® members can begin registering today for a new global promotion that brings travelers one step closer to their next vacation. From September 1 through November 30, 2012, Hyatt Gold Passport members have the opportunity to earn thousands of… Read the full press release

Concierge Team Members at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Join Prestigious Clefs d’Or Fraternity

Concierge Team Members at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Join Prestigious Clefs d’Or Fraternity

Ahmed Ayoub and Tamer Kelany provide the highest level of service to guests of Four Seasons Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt – 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Two members of the Concierge team at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence are the latest within the group’s Middle Eastern properties to join the ranks of concierge staff that proudly… Read the full press release

Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Acquires the Essex House Hotel

Iconic Asset in Central Park South will be Converted to the JW Marriott Brand. CHICAGO – AUGUST,  2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase New York City’s Essex House Hotel from the Dubai Investment Group for a gross purchase price of approximately… Read the full press release

HYATT REGENCY INDIAN WELLS RESORT AND SPA DEBUTS NEW NAME AND RENOVATION COMPLETION

Renamed Indian Wells resort now offering discounted rates for guests to experience its multi-million dollar renovation INDIAN WELLS, Calif., 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa, formerly Hyatt Grand Champions Resort, Villas and Spa, ushers in a new era today following a phase completion of an ongoing multi-million dollar renovation. To coincide with the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman Gives Back to the Community During Ramadan

Partnership with Family Kitchen includes packing and distributing iftar meals, and food bank donations Amman, Jordan – 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Volunteers from Four Seasons Hotel Amman teamed up with Family Kitchen to help distribute and package food to the less fortunate this Ramadan as part of its corporate social responsibility program and to give back to the community… Read the full press release

HYATT PLACE DELRAY BEACH CELEBRATES OFFICIAL OPENING

134-room Hyatt Place hotel located in the heart of Delray Beach Delray Beach, Fla., 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), The Kolter Group LLC and Interstate Hotels & Resorts today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Delray Beach, Palm Beach County’s first new hotel opening in more than two years. The refreshing new choice for… Read the full press release

India Has Never Been So Close: Guests Therapists from Mumbai Come to the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon This Fall

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Centuries of history meet in a cultural interchange Lisbon, Portugal – 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Directly from Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai in India, arriving early September at the Ritz Spa, two massage therapists will bring unique and relaxing experiences to guests at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon. Ayurvedic treatments and products will make these massages and treatments unforgettable, with an Indian twist. They… Read the full press release

THE STAPLEFORD PARK 2012 SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Stapleford Park, a Luxury Country House Hotel and setting for a wide number of country pursuits in Leicestershire, will be holding the 2012 Shooting Championships on Wednesday 5th September, supporting LOROs and the Princes Trust. Following on from the successful Championships in 2011, the event will be entering it’s third year at Stapleford Park…. Read the full press release

HYATT TREATS CHILDREN TO NEW ORGANIC MENU CREATED BY RENOWNED FOOD PIONEER AND CHEF ALICE WATERS

Exclusive organic menu complements Hyatt’s industry-leading children’s menu “For Kids By Kids” and marks the first hotel partnership for Waters CHICAGO, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hyatt today announced details of its new organic and seasonal children’s menu created exclusively for Hyatt by renowned food pioneer and chef, Alice Waters. The new menu, featuring a three-course organic meal,… Read the full press release

Marriott International Kicks Off New U.S Soccer Partnership With All-Expense Paid Trip Giveaway

Marriott International is the Exclusive Hotel Partner of U.S. Soccer. 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the new official hotel partner of the U.S. Soccer Federation, Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is offering fans the chance to score a trip to see the U.S. Men’s National Team take on Jamaica in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier on… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Introduces New Internet and Wifi In-Room Connections

Significant investment in increased bandwidth and signal strength results in better internet service for guests Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt,  2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh is now extending basic internet connections to all in-house guests. In recent years, with the explosion of personal devices requiring an internet connection, accessibility has become a key… Read the full press release

Southwest BBQ Academy Comes to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North This Fall

Learn barbecue secrets at the hands of celebrated pitmaster Harry Soo and Four Seasons chefs Scottsdale, U.S.A., 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is teaming up with Grand Champion Pitmaster Harry Soo of Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ to offer the Southwest BBQ Academy: MBA (Masters in BBQ Arts) October 18 – 21, 2012. Presented by Tempe-based BBQ Island, this event promises… Read the full press release

Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Appoints New Senior Team Members

LONDON, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 has announced two new appointments to it’s senior team, both set to start this month. Marcus Gregs joins the hotel as Executive Chef and Daniel Hollett as Director of Sales and Marketing. Marcus Gregs has extensive international experience as an Executive Chef with similar roles held… Read the full press release

D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Package Now Available at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California

Package includes two exhibit tickets with no time restrictions exclusively for guests of Four Seasons Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A., 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new overnight package at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California invites guests to explore the legacy created by Walt Disney and the company that bears his name with the D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit… Read the full press release