IHG Hotels & Resorts® opens the newly refurbished Holiday Inn Johannesburg Sunnyside Park Hotel

A true piece of South African History Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts®, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, opens the newly refurbished Holiday Inn Johannesburg Sunnyside Park Hotel situated in the leafy suburb of Parktown, Johannesburg. Offering authentic experiences designed to bring friends, family and business partners together for genuine and… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg City

HAMBURG, GERMANY, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (DECEMBER 2, 2019) announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Hamburg City, the second Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the leading business city. The 277-guestroom hotel is set in an unparalleled city centre location with Hamburg’s gastronomic, shopping and cultural highlights on its doorstep, as well… Read the full press release

Newly renovated Amari Vogue Krabi now ready to welcome travellers

Fresh from an extensive renovation, the resort invites travellers to indulge in boutique charm while basking in the tranquillity of the iconic Andaman coastline. Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With its trademark karst formations hanging over idyllic white-sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters, it is no wonder Krabi is home to… Read the full press release

TUI Group announces the opening of the TUI Blue Fieberbrunn hotel, TUI Blue’s second hotel in Austria

TUI Blue Fieberbrunn makes its debut for the first Winter season Third TUI Blue hotel in Austria in final construction phase Further hotel openings in Gran Canaria and Morocco Berlin, Germany, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Group continues to expand the portfolio of its lifestyle hotel brand TUI Blue with the opening of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles welcomes Kevin Lopes as its new Executive Pastry Chef

Seychelles, Africa, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Seychelles has announced Kevin Lopes as its new Executive Pastry Chef, who joins the culinary team in Petite Anse Bay from his role of head pastry chef at the three Michelin star Sketch in London. With responsibility for the pastry kitchens of the Resort’s three restaurants, in addition to… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces the opening of its third hotel in Arizona: the Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announces the opening of its third hotel in Arizona: the Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix Convention Center. The seven-story, 127-room hotel joins two other Cambria locations in the Grand Canyon State: Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler-Fashion Center and Cambria Hotel North Scottsdale Desert Ridge. The new Phoenix hotel… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels announces the appointment of Von Go as General Manager of Marco Polo Shenzhen

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Von previously held the position of General Manager at Imperial Springs, Guangzhou. Over the past 17 years, Von has successfully built a career in management roles across Asia including China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, with luxury hotel brands Dusit, Montigo Resorts and Ritz-Carlton.  During his roles,… Read the full press release

RIU Hotels & Resorts opens new Medical Clinic for the children living in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — This Tuesday, RIU Hotels & Resorts opened the new Medical Clinic for the children living in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. This project forms part of the chain’s investments in social responsibility in the destination and follows its main line of action: protecting childhood. Lola Trian Riu, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, travelled to Costa Rica to attend the inauguration. Lola… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group establishes strategic joint venture for operating hotels in Germany and Austria

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is delighted to announce the establishment of a strategic joint venture for operating hotels in Germany and Austria. This fantastic new partnership with local partners will open opportunities for Radisson Hotel Group to… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Park Hyatt Doha in Qatar

The hotel offers personalized luxury and discreet services for discerning global travelers CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (November 30, 2019)  announced the opening of Park Hyatt Doha in Qatar. The hotel occupies a prime location within the heart of Doha’s new commercial and residential downtown district, Msheireb, and integrates the best… Read the full press release

MAXX by Steigenberger Bad Honnef names Martin Brehm as General Manager

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — 53-year old Martin Brehm has been appointed General Manager of the MAXX by Steigenberger Bad Honnef with immediate effect. Mr. Brehm will act as both a central point of contact and General Manager. In this capacity, he will be responsible for all of the business areas… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore welcomes Simon Barnett as its Hotel Manager

Singapore, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Simon Barnett has been appointed Hotel Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Bringing with him more than 25 years’ varied experience, hospitality expertise and passion to the role, he was most recently Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. Born and raised in one of Melbourne’s oldest suburbs, Kew in Victoria, Simon… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto appoints Chad Merced as Hotel Manager and Maxime Regad as Director of Food and Beverage

Toronto, Canada, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces the appointments of Chad Merced as Hotel Manager and Maxime Regad as Director of Food and Beverage. Both Merced and Regad started their careers in hospitality with Four Seasons, and the senior leadership in Toronto is delighted to have them as members of… Read the full press release

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its first hotel in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim

The brand’s first luxury property in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim, brings French art-de-vivre and modern luxury to one of Europe’s most historic and culturally rich city centers Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Sofitel Hotels & Resorts, a leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the opening of its… Read the full press release

Novotel Hotels announces global partnership with the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation — Calm

The global partnership, which features a new custom Sleep Story narrated by award-winning actress Eva Green, will be rolled out across more than 530 hotels in 60 countries. Paris, France, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, and Novotel Hotels, today (November 26, 2019) announced a multi-year global… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the first Hyatt property in the Czech Republic

The luxury lifestyle brand Andaz continues to grow across Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (November 26, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement for the first Hyatt property in the Czech Republic. The “Sugar Palace” hotel project, currently being developed by UBM Development… Read the full press release

The largest Hyatt Place hotel in the world opens in New York City in heart of Times Square

520-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in New York City in heart of Times Square NEW YORK CITY, NY, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place New York City/Time Square is officially open. With 520 guestrooms, Hyatt Place New York/Times Square is the largest Hyatt Place hotel in the world and features the brand’s intuitive design, casual… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with Aston Martin

British Airways and Aston Martin gear up for take-off LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In the airline’s centenary year and on the anniversary of Concorde’s final flight, British Airways is proud to announce a partnership with Aston Martin, with a limited-edition sports car that honours the supersonic aircraft. The luxury British car manufacturer has created the… Read the full press release

Hilton announces partnership with Street Feeders of Kuala Lumpur to extend its hospitality to the homeless and urban poor

Hilton’s centennial celebrations continue with the extension of the Hilton Effect to more communities across South East Asia KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its centennial celebrations in South East Asia this year, Hilton, one of the fastest-growing hospitality companies in the world, today (November 26, 2019) announced its partnership with… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai’s first Christmas tree to be designed by fashion icon, Kenzo Takada

Jumeira, Dubai, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai will celebrate its first festive season in style with an unconventional Christmas tree designed by fashion legend and one of Mandarin Oriental’s celebrity fans, Kenzo Takada. The city’s most desirable beachfront resort has teamed up with Kenzo Takada to bring an artistic flair to Dubai’s festive… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko awarded as Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel for the sixth time

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is the proud winner of the title “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel”, voted by World Ski Awards, the most prestigious awards organisation in the world ski tourism industry. The official gala ceremony was held on Saturday, 23 November at Austrian hotel A-ROSA Kitzbühel, gathering… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts expands its residential-style properties to 100 with 13 new members

Collection Grows to 100 Properties Across 32 Countries, Including New Openings in France, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom Newport Beach, Calif., 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has achieved a major milestone with its Preferred Residences collection, expanding to 100 residential-style properties with the addition of 13… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel débuts in Dubai at a prime location on the Jaddaf Waterfront

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday, Sunday, the IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront opened its doors in the metropolis and cultural centre of the region. This is the first IntercityHotel in the United Arab Emirates, and it offers all the benefits associated with the brand to business travellers and leisure visitors… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announces Rosewood Doha and Rosewood Residences Doha, opening in Lusail City in 2022

The brand’s upcoming Middle East property will redefine ultra-luxury lifestyle in the region Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® opens the next chapter of its Middle East expansion with its appointment to manage Rosewood Doha and Rosewood Residences Doha, opening in Lusail City in 2022. Partnering with Arkaz Investment, this… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces its first dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel project in Southeast Asia

The first dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House project in Southeast Asia is expected to open in 2023 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (November 21, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Xuan Mai Sai Gon Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (“Xuan Mai”) to develop… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace celebrates the National Day in full swing with spectacular new additions

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2019-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Experience the vibrant colors of the UAE flag on the Emirates Palace as the whole nation comes together to celebrate the union of the seven emirates. Emirates Palace like every year will be celebrating the National Day in full swing with spectacular new additions. Emirates Palace will… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group unveils a variety of holiday escapes and festive offerings at its properties worldwide

Hongkong, China, 2019-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — From cities adorned with Christmas lights to beach resorts with glistening waters, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group unveils a variety of holiday escapes and festive offerings at its properties worldwide. This year, Mandarin Oriental will play its part in making each holiday moment a memorable one with activities such as… Read the full press release

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