ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa in Japan: InterContinental’s first onsen resort scheduled to open in 2019

ANA InterContinental® Beppu Resort & Spa will be a destination for both Japanese and overseas visitors, blending luxury hotel and traditional Japanese spa experience. Denham, UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The city of Beppu, on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, has long been a favourite with locals as an onsen retreat. Today, the… Read the full press release

IHG® to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference in Las Vegas

New Brand Will Serve Unique, Growing Midscale Traveler in Market Worth $20 Billion Denham UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, revealed plans to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference this week in Las Vegas. It will target more… Read the full press release

flydubai launches seasonal flights to Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan and Tivat in Montenegro this summer

Batumi, Qabala and Tivat provide passengers with a variety of new options for summer Visa on Arrival for UAE nationals and residents entering Batumi and Tivat Dubai, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 90 destinations in 44 countries, flydubai’s diverse network provides numerous opportunities to experience culture, history, beautiful surroundings and adventure… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® invites guests to enjoy More Rosewood by extending complimentary nights

Hong Kong, 2017-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the ultra-luxury hotel group, invites guests to enjoy More Rosewood by extending complimentary nights at 17 properties within the esteemed collection.  Available for select dates through the end of the year, More Rosewood affords guests the opportunity to further discover some of Rosewood’s… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach welcomes Mohamed Elbanna as its new General Manager

Elbanna brings 15 years of worldwide experience with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Palm Beach, U.S.A., 2017-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hospitality leader Mohamed Elbanna has been appointed General Manager of the Five Star, Five Diamond Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, overseeing the oceanfront Resort’s 210 guestrooms and suites, three restaurants, recreational and fitness… Read the full press release

JetBlue to move from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 on May 17

JetBlue to Offer A-List Experience for All Customers Traveling Through LAX Terminal 5  May 17 Move to Terminal 5 Gives JetBlue Customers Access to Premium Concessions, Modern Terminal Design, and Free Terminal-wide Wi-Fi Move Comes Amid JetBlue’s West Coast Growth and Increasing Popularity of Mint Starting This Summer, Customers Will Benefit From JetBlue’s Popular Self-Service… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International: Empress’ Western Caribbean and Havana sailings open for bookings

Expanded Sailings Introduce 58 New Cruises, Including 28 Havana Overnights through March 2019 Miami, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s most adventurous cruise line is giving adventure-seekers more opportunities than ever to explore the vibrant island destination of Cuba with new sailings to Havana on Empress of the Seas.  Royal Caribbean International’s newly refreshed… Read the full press release

Meet the New Executive Chef for Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen’s Chinese Cuisine

Shenzhen, China, 2017-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ —Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen has appointed Ting Wai Wan as Executive Chef for Chinese cuisine, verseeing the daily operation of multi-awarded Zhuo Yue Xuan Cantonese restaurant and the Chinese banquet kitchen of the Hotel. Chef Ting’s 30 years of experience and culinary achievement is expected to bring a… Read the full press release

New Enterprise Car Club App Gets You Moving Faster

Missouri, U.S., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of Enterprise Car Club, the UK’s largest privately owned car club, now have access to a brand-new mobile app, available for the first time on Android as well as iOS. The app has been designed to make it even easier for users to find, book and… Read the full press release

Marriott International Debuts Eco-Conscious Element Hotel Brand in Kuala Lumpur

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) announces the debut of the Element Hotels brand to Southeast Asia, with the opening of Element Kuala Lumpur. Designed by globally-acclaimed architects Foster+Partners the welcoming, open-planned studios along with the single and multi-room suites are ideal for larger groups and extended stay travellers…. Read the full press release

A Cut Above the Standard Sports Bar: ACC American Cafe Now Open At Piedmont Triad International Airport

Collegiate sports and top travel restaurateur connect in ACC hometown Maryland U.S., 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The new ACC American Café by global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with OHM Concession Group, is now open at Piedmont Triad International Airport and showcasing the spirit of the Atlantic Coast Conference for travelers to this college sports… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways supports Formula E – the electric street racing series – for the Paris and New York City ePrix

Formula E event in Paris will be named the “2017 Qatar Airways Paris ePrix” Electric street racing series to touchdown in Paris and Brooklyn, New York, this summer Doha, Qatar, 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Formula E – the electric street racing series – for… Read the full press release

Comfort hotel brand plan to open 56 new properties this year

Rockville, Md., 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Comfort hotel brand continues an aggressive plan this year, expecting to open 56 new properties, essentially a new hotel each week. As part of Choice Hotels International, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, the new properties showcase the brand’s significant growth and reflect the brand’s strategic transformation… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels opens its first property in California

Rockville, Md., 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in partnership with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced today the opening of the Cambria Hotel in Los Angeles – LAX, the brand’s first property in California. Located at 199 North Continental Blvd, the… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson debuts in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey

Belgium, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, The Rezidor Hotel Group’s colorful and energetic midscale hotel brand, makes its debut in Samsun on the Black Sea coastline of Turkey with the Park Inn by Radisson Samsun. The hotel is the second Park Inn by Radisson to open in Turkey this year and… Read the full press release

10 awards for Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest at the 29th annual Freddie Awards

Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) took home a combined 10 awards last night, at the 29th annual Freddie Awards, including Promotion of the Year for “Day 1 Linking of Accounts,” and Program of the Year. Marriott International’s trio of loyalty programs, Marriott Rewards which includes… Read the full press release

New Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi’s Westlands

Belgium, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic midscale hotel brand, today announces the opening of the first Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi’s Westlands. The Rezidor Hotel Group now has three hotels operating in East Africa with an additional two opening within the next quarter.  Park Inn by… Read the full press release

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit one of the top performing properties within the brand

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit Presented with Lighthouse Award Memphis, Tennessee, 2017-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton, Hilton‘s global mid-price brand of more than 2,200 hotels, has recognized Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit with a Lighthouse Award. The award signifies the hotel as one of the top performing properties… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea General Manager Jean Claude Wietzel promoted to Regional Vice President

Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Jean Claude Wietzel, General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, has been promoted to Regional Vice President, effective April 3, 2017.  He will continue as General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Maui, and his regional responsibilities include Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and Four Seasons Resort… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753

Qatar Airways Meets Requirements One Year In Advance Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA). The resolution requires the airline to track every piece… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to showcase its unique premium travel experience Qsuite at Arabian Travel Market

World’s leading airline to showcase the revolutionary ‘FIRST IN BUSINESS CLASS’ experience at this year’s Arabian Travel Market Qatar Airways set to reveal another ‘first’ at the airline’s much-anticipated annual press conference Each year thousands of visitors attend Qatar Airways’ exhibition stand to learn of the airline’s future developments and expansion plans Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22… Read the full press release

Acclaimed Italian Chef Ciro Petrone Appointed As New Chef de Cuisine of Four Seasons Hotel Seoul’s Boccalino

Seoul, Korea, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Ciro Petrone as the new Chef de Cuisine of the Hotel’s stylish Italian restaurant Boccalino, where he will oversee and lead the culinary operations. A seasoned Chef with 20 years of experience in Italy and around the world, Chef Petrone… Read the full press release

Orkney Guest House Achieves Coveted Gold Award from the National Tourism Organization

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney guest house which overlooks the Bay of Eyrland and the hills of Hoy has achieved a coveted ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation. Button-Ben Guest House had already achieved a 4-star grading, but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland, representing the… Read the full press release

Zetta Jet’s New Delivery of Global 6000 Business Jet To Continue Offering Passengers Superior Comfort

The Global 6000 aircraft is equipped with Bombardier’s leading-edge cabin entertainment system and the industry’s fastest worldwide inflight internet connectivity Zetta Jet boasts a fleet of Global and Challenger 650 business jets, with a fleet utilization rate among the highest of any charter operator With the widest cabin in its class and an exceptionally smooth… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels opens its fifth Hyatt Place hotel in India — the Hyatt Place Rameswaram

Hyatt Place hotel located in one of India’s holiest pilgrimage destinations Chicago, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Rameswaram, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the fifth Hyatt Place hotel to open in India. Developed by… Read the full press release

Passengers can now get free digital magazines on their device via Singapore Airlines mobile app

Selection of magazines now available via SITA DigitalMedia leveraging Adaptive technology Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers using the Singapore Airlines mobile app can now get free digital magazines on their device. Powered by SITA DigitalMedia using Adaptive technology, the new feature is available on the Singapore Airlines app on both iOS and… Read the full press release

Australia kicks off World’s 50 Best Restaurants in Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly anticipated World’s 50 Best Restaurants arrives in Australia on Saturday, 1 April. Over 90 chefs and restaurant representatives, as well as over 70 international media and the 26 Academy Chairs, will visit Australia for the week-long official event program, hosted by Tourism Australia and state partner,… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt launches its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You

Chicago, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — World of Hyatt, the new global platform from Hyatt, today introduced its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You. In addition to the World of Hyatt program benefits and rewards that launched March 1, World of Hyatt members have the opportunity to earn double points April… Read the full press release

Delaware North introduces the first robot butler in New York state at The Westin Buffalo

First robot butler in a New York state hotel has unique focus on bringing wellness amenities to guests of The Westin Buffalo Buffalo, N.Y., 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North today formally introduced the Relay robot butler that is serving guests at The Westin Buffalo, the global hospitality and food service provider’s new 116-room… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide recognized its top performing supply chain partners in the Americas Region

Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, recently recognized its top performing Americas Region supply chain partners during the annual Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA) conference. These six winners were selected from the more than 1,600 suppliers in the 23 countries in Oakwood Worldwide’s… Read the full press release