Marriott Honored by the National Urban League

National Urban League - 2012 Corporate Circle Award #1

2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International was recently honored by the National Urban League with the 2012 Corporate Circle Award given to corporate partners who demonstrate support through funding and strategic programs to help advance the mission of the organization’s Young Professionals Network. The Young Professionals support the Urban League Movement through volunteerism, philanthropy and membership… Read the full press release

New Hampton Inn & Suites Opens in Orlando

McKibbon Hotel Group Opens Expands into Orlando Market ORLANDO, Fla., 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc. celebrates the completion of the first of two hotels under construction in the Orlando International Airport market, the Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando Airport @ Gateway Village Center opened today. The 180-room property is a franchise of Hampton Hotels,… Read the full press release

Baymont Inn & Suites Salutes “Noteworthy Neighbors”

PARSIPPANY, N.J.m 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Honoring the selfless work of their guests, the Baymont Inn & Suites® hotel brand today announced the winners of “Noteworthy Neighbors”, a Facebook-based contest and sweepstakes designed to recognize the notable deeds of people who are a positive influence in their community. Baymont Inn & Suites’ most noteworthy neighbors are Mike… Read the full press release

Celebrate Treasured Moments with Hilton Pattaya

Hilton Pattaya, together with Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific, today kicked off its holiday getaway offer 'Travel and Save 20% Off Rooms And Dining for Those Treasured Moments.' Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Guests Get to Treat Themselves with Some Well-deserved Time off While Enjoying 20% off Room and Dining Rates PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya, together with Hilton Worldwide’s portfolio of hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific, today kicked off its holiday getaway offer ‘Travel and Save 20% Off Rooms And Dining for Those Treasured… Read the full press release

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Offers Special Rate for Fall Festival-Goers

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is welcoming friends and fans with a special "Fall Festival-Goers" rate starting at just $189* per night during select weekends in October. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

DESTIN, Fla., 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The fall season is packed with popular annual festivals and events on Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast, where Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is welcoming friends and fans with a special “Fall Festival-Goers” rate starting at just $189* per night during select weekends in October. The largest full-service beachfront resort on… Read the full press release

Fairfield Inn & Suites Celebrates 25 Years with National Vacation Giveaway

Twenty-five guests to win free weekend trips during Silver September. Bethesda, Maryland, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marking a quarter of a century in catering to the needs of business and leisure travelers alike, Fairfield Inn & Suites is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with its national Silver September giveaway, awarding 25 lucky guests with an… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Opens its First Hotel in Austria on Iconic Schubertring Boulevard

The Ritz-Carlton Vienna is the 80th hotel in the luxury hotel company’ s portfolio VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has opened its first hotel in Austria in the capital city of Vienna. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, a 202 room property located on the central Schubertring Boulevard, is the ninth hotel in… Read the full press release

Marriott International Strengthens Leadership Position in Shanghai with Opening of Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing

Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing

SHANGHAI, CHINA – 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) today celebrated the opening of the 383-room Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing Hotel in Shanghai. The hotel is managed in partnership with Shanghai Caohejing Park Huagang Properties Ltd., and represents the sixth Renaissance-branded hotel to open the city. Renaissance Hotels is the signature lifestyle brand within the Marriott International… Read the full press release

Marriott Customer Update on Tropical Storm Isaac

2012-08-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — (August 24, 6:00 p.m.) Marriott International, Inc. and The Ritz-Carlton continue to monitor Tropical Storm Isaac and have begun taking the appropriate precautions in areas that may be affected by the storm. As always, the safety and security of our guests and employees is a top priority. Marriott International will provide… Read the full press release

DJ Mo Kelly Takes to the Decks in ICE at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

DJ Mo Kelly Takes to the Decks in ICE at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

Celebrate the arrival of DJ Mo Kelly this weekend and throughout September. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — DJ and artist Mo Kelly will be on the decks at ICE at Four SeasonsHotel Dublin this Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25, and then every Thursday and Friday throughout September 2012, beginning September 7. Established as one of Ireland’s highest profile club DJs,… Read the full press release

Exclusive Golf Ball Massage at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

Golf Ball Massage at The Spa

Golf conditioning, packages also available. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Dublin is launching an exclusive, first to Ireland, new sports massage treatment specifically tailored to golfers and designed with broad appeal – from enthusiasts with single handicaps to those who play more socially. The exclusive Golf Ball Massage is delivered by The Spa’s award winning therapists using… Read the full press release

Karma Royal Group Renews with RCI

Kettering, Northampton, U.K., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Karma Royal Group has signed a new affiliation agreement with RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange. The new agreement incorporates a master affiliation agreement that brings all member companies within the group and RCI together for an extended affiliation term. All the group’s timeshare properties across India, Bali,… Read the full press release

VIRTUOSO AND VIRTUOSO LIFE MAGAZINE HONOR LAS VENTANAS WITH 2012 ‘BEST OF THE BEST’ AWARD

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort honored with the “Most Innovative Guest Experience” at ‘Virtuoso Travel Week’ LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, proudly honored a venerated group of hotels, resorts and hospitality professionals with prestigious “Best of the Best” Awards during its 24th Virtuoso Travel Week conference, taking place… Read the full press release

Renew and Brighten with Mango Radiance at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

Sodashi treatment package available this fall, September 1 to November 30, 2012

Sodashi treatment package available this fall, September 1 to November 30, 2012. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Skin feeling the need for nourishment and rehydration post summer holiday? It’s time to nourish and nurture and make a date with The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. Designed by The Spa’s award winning therapists, the treatments included in the Mango… Read the full press release

Late Surge in UK Bookings Indicates Big Opportunity for Agents, Says Leading UK Operator

Lowestoft, U.K., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK continues to offer significant opportunities for travel agents during the peak season, according to the UK’s largest self-catering holiday company Hoseasons. Hoseasons has reported strong demand during the first three weeks of the school summer holidays, with the UK specialist also adding more than 10 percent extra capacity to… Read the full press release

IHG and Sebastopol Management Company Announce the Opening of Hotel Indigo® – Veracruz Boca Del Rio

New build hotel features design elements reflective of local culture and traditions Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hotel Indigo, IHG’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] upscale boutique brand, today announced the opening of the Hotel Indigo Veracruz – Boca del Río. The new hotel, located in the Veracruz business district and just… Read the full press release

Taste Australia’s Finest Wines at ekki BAR & GRILL at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi Throughout September 2012

Taste Australia’s Finest Wines at ekki BAR & GRILL at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi Throughout September 2012

Australian icon Penfolds Grange will be available by the glass and bottle. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi presents a collection of the finest wines from Penfolds throughout September 2012 at ekki BAR & GRILL, including Grange by the glass. ekki BAR & GRILL is the only restaurant and bar in Tokyo where one can enjoy this series of… Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide Continues Its Commitment To Piedmont Triad Community Through Charitable Giving During Wyndham Championship

Wyndham Championship spectators voted Victory Junction second annual “Charity of Choice” campaign winner Greensboro, N.C., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Through its Wishes by Wyndham foundation, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), one of the nation’s largest hospitality companies, continued its support of the Piedmont Triad community through a week of charitable activities during the Wyndham Championship held at Sedgefield Country… Read the full press release

Staybridge Suites® Reveals the Secrets Behind The Art of Traveling Solo

Staybridge Suites® Reveals the Secrets Behind The Art of Traveling Solo

ATLANTA, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Staybridge Suites, IHG’s upscale extended stay hotel brand, knows that many travelers, especially those who stay in hotels for weeks or even months at a time, struggle with being away from home. To help ease this struggle, Staybridge Suites has partnered with celebrity chef, world traveler, author and television personality G. Garvin to… Read the full press release

Edge, Steak and Bar Celebrates “Eat Outside Day” with Family BBQ on August 31 at Four Seasons Hotel Miami

Edge, Steak and Bar Celebrates "Eat Outside Day" with Family BBQ on August 31 at Four Seasons Hotel Miami

Chic terrace is the perfect setting to celebrate with friends and family 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Edge, Steak and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Miami will celebrate Eat Outside Day on Friday, August 31, 2012 with a haute picnic complete with family-style BBQ and a scrumptious menu. Starting at 7:00 pm, for USD 35.00, guests will start with blue crab and… Read the full press release

Parramatta to Welcome Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn Parramatta hotel exterior

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wednesday 22 August 2012: The 60th anniversary of the world’s fastest-growing mid-market hotel brand will be celebrated in Sydney’s west come October, with the signing of a new franchise agreement that will see the 181-room Clarion Hotel on the Park Parramatta become Holiday Inn Parramatta. The ten-year franchise agreement with owner, Australia… Read the full press release

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Double Portfolio in Russia and CIS with Seven New Hotels by 2015

Starwood Announces Deal to Open Russia’s First Aloft Hotel The Company’s CEO and Senior Executives Tour Russia in Pursuit of Development Opportunities MOSCOW, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announces plans to expand its portfolio throughout Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Over the next three years, Starwood will more than… Read the full press release

Night of celebrities at the Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe during the summer most recognized charity event: The Global Gift Gala-Marbella

Palma de Mallorca, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe in Marbella hosted the social event of the summer on 19 August: The Global Gift Gala-Marbella. The Gala featured the actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria as hostess of honor and was attended by numerous celebrities from the world of culture, entertainment and sport, such… Read the full press release

The Leading Hotels of the World Takes Guests Back to School

LHW Immerses Guests in Local Experiences with Arts & Culture Offerings NEW YORK, NY, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Not only are Leading Hotels unique reflections of their destinations, they are also instrumental in offering insight into their local arts and culture scenes with packages designed to more deeply enrich guests’ experiences. The buzz on the art scene in Philadelphia,… Read the full press release

White Weddings at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Weddings at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Catering Manager Elisa Peroli helps brides and grooms plan their important day 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Elisa Peroli is often asked about about colours and flowers for weddings at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. “White verging on creamy pearl seems to be the bride-to-be’s favourite colour lately, while exotic orchids have been taking the place of the classic rose. The bouquet… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva Hosts 5th Annual Run of Hope

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva Hosts 5th Annual Run of Hope

Four Seasons supports cancer research in Geneva Geneva, Switzerland, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — On Sunday, September 23, 2012, Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva has organized the 5th Run of Hope in collaboration with the ovarian cancer program of Ligue Genevoise Contre le Cancer. Departure will be in front of the Hotel on the small island Ile Rousseau at 10:30 am and the run will… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines Set To Redefine Airport Lounge Experience

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines has appointed renowned architectural and interior design firm ONG&ONG to develop a new design concept to be applied to all of the Airline’s airport lounges worldwide. The appointment is part of a more than $20 million investment programme in SilverKris Lounges for the next five years intended to enhance the… Read the full press release

Christophe Chabaud Appointed Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

Christophe Chabaud, resort manager

Operations veteran joins award-winning resort in French Polynesia Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Christophe Chabaud has been named Resort Manager ofFour Seasons Resort Bora Bora. Chabaud, a 20-year industry veteran, has worked in management positions around the world, including the past 14 years withFour Seasons Hotels and Resorts. He makes the move to French Polynesia from Four… Read the full press release

The St. Regis Doha opens Astor Grill Restaurant on September 4

Astor Gill Adds Modern Cuisine Inspired by Classic French Gastronomy to The St. Regis Doha Dining Options Doha, Qatar, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar’s finest address for luxury, The St. Regis Doha,  has announced that its signature restaurant, Astor Grill, will start welcoming guests on 4 September 2012 – the anniversary date of the legendary St…. Read the full press release