Hilton announces the signing of 308-key hotel near downtown Yangon, Myanmar

Partnership with Crown Advanced Construction Co. Ltd to see 308-key Hilton Times City Yangon open in 2022 YANGON, Myanmar, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (January 12, 2019) announced the signing of a management agreement with Myanmar partners Crown Advanced Construction Co. Ltd to operate a 308-key hotel near downtown Yangon, Myanmar…. Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International moves its infrastructure to AWS

Leading hospitality company migrates to AWS to enhance company’s leadership in innovation using the broadest and deepest portfolio of cloud services SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 14, 2019), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is moving its infrastructure to… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the Radisson Resort Sangatte Blériot-Plage in France

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is delighted to announce the signing of the Radisson Resort Sangatte Blériot-Plage in France. It marks the Radisson brand’s debut in the country, where it will become part of a portfolio that… Read the full press release

Ravello at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort announces return of its popular Italian Festival

White truffle dinner plus prix-fixe menu celebrates traditional Italian cuisine Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Calling all Italian food lovers:  Ravello at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is bringing back its popular Italian Festival featuring a five-course white truffle dinner and special prix-fixe menu highlighting Italian cuisine.  The special… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa to reinvent its existing fine-dining restaurant into Fiola at Dopolavoro Venezia by Chef Fabio Trabocchi

JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa reinvents fine-dining restaurant with Trabocchi’s new locally-inspired dining concept BETHESDA, Md., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (01/08/2019 ) announced that award-winning chef and restaurateur, Fabio Trabocchi will take over the operations of JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa’s fine-dining restaurant…. Read the full press release

California: Torrance’s First Boutique Hotel Bluestem Hotel joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

Bluestem Hotel Joins the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The beautifully designed Bluestem Hotel is the latest property to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their community. Like the blue-silver grass that bears its name, the Bluestem Hotel… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels continues its expansion with the opening of the 128-room upscale Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), the Cambria Hotels brand continues its expansion with the opening of a hotel in Omaha, Neb. The 128-room upscale Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown is the first Cambria hotel to open in the state of Nebraska, joining the brand’s growing presence in key Midwestern cities, such as Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus, Ohio, and Madison, Wis. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya to host a special Chef Sebastiano and Friends cheese-making event

Executive Chef Sebastiano Spriveri, visiting Chefs Giuseppe Pappalardo, Enrico Carretta and Cheesemonger Biagio Floro, and Dai Forni’s resident Chef de Cuisine Daniele Bartolo are putting on a live demonstration of the preparation of fresh mozzarella, burrata cheese, stracciatella and a wide selection of fresh cheeses that will be used as ingredients in the dishes for… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts adds Hotel RL Olympia and Hotel RL Salt Lake City to its managed portfolio

ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts unveiled the addition of two new properties to its managed portfolio – Hotel RL Olympia in Olympia, Washington and Hotel RL Salt Lake City in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two new management contracts further Interstate’s coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent additions, including The… Read the full press release

Hyatt collaborates with Google to pilot a new Google Assistant capability – Interpreter Mode

Hyatt to test new translation feature to benefit the hospitality industry CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 8, 2019) announced that Hyatt is collaborating with Google to pilot a new capability of the Google Assistant – Interpreter Mode. With this feature, users are able to receive translations for… Read the full press release

Hyatt invites ethical hackers to test Hyatt websites and mobile apps for potential vulnerabilities through its public bug bounty program with HackerOne

Adds an additional layer to Hyatt’s cyber security strategy CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 9, 2019) announced the launch of a public bug bounty program with HackerOne in which ethical hackers are invited to test Hyatt websites and mobile apps for potential vulnerabilities and securely disclose them to Hyatt…. Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris unveils top travel ideas for solo travelers in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The most preferred destination in Africa is Kenya. Travel plans your trips online or offline today. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya has had many years of experience and they are continuing to make more holiday makers achieve their dream of the ONLY BEST holiday!!!! Read their tripadvisor reviews for… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel appoints Sigrid Köntopp as Senior Director Operations

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Sigrid Köntopp has taken over the position of Senior Director Operations IntercityHotel with effect from the start of the year. She succeeds Robert Boller, who will remain with Deutsche Hospitality as Managing Director of MAXX Hotel GmbH. In her new capacity as Senior Director Operations… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts selected to manage a historic property in Portland, Maine — The Westin Portland Harborview

ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the premier global hotel management company, has been selected by investment group, Rockbridge to manage The Westin Portland Harborview, a historic property in Portland, Maine. The new management contract furthers Interstate’s coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent acquisitions, adding the Courtyard by Marriott Salt… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa unveils a one-of-a-kind newly designed Grand Deluxe Three-Bedroom Oceanfront Suite

Guests who book the one-of-a-kind newly designed suite will have a rare opportunity to drive a Rolls-Royce Ghost MIAMI, FLORIDA, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Five Star, Five Diamond Acqualina Resort & Spa unveils the new Grand Deluxe Three-Bedroom Oceanfront Suite located on the 32nd floor of the ultra-luxury resort featuring sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean… Read the full press release

McKinney to work with Choice Hotels as its new lead creative agency

New Creative Platform, Multi-Channel Ad Campaign to Debut in 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest and most successful hotel franchisors, has named McKinney as its new lead creative agency. Beginning this month, McKinney will work with Choice Hotels to develop a new creative platform for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado elevates group meetings and incentives with ultra-luxe experiences unique to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe, U.S.A., 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, a spectacular all-season destination offering luxury, discovery and adventure in the Land Of Enchantment, unveil details about its buyout and retreat capabilities to elevate group meeting and incentive programming.  Offering groups privileged access to adventure, wellness and culture, Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado… Read the full press release

Hyatt strengthens its presence in Africa with the opening of Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa

The new hotel represents a market entry for Hyatt, strengthening the brand’s presence in Africa CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 7, 2019) the opening of Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa, the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ethiopia and the seventh in Africa. The 188-room property is centrally located on… Read the full press release

Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport, owned by the City of Chicago and managed by Hilton Management Services, announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager. In his new role, Drosos will be responsible for leading renovations and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the only Chicago O’Hare hotel on airport… Read the full press release

Hyatt reintroduces the Hyatt Regency brand to Kuwait with the opening of Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall

Hyatt continues steadfast Middle East expansion with opening of its first of two new Kuwait properties CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 6, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall, marking the reintroduction of the Hyatt Regency brand to Kuwait. The opening marks the first of… Read the full press release

BHMA Hotels and Resorts debuts its Away brand in Bali with the opening of the Away Bali Legian Camakila

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — BHMA Hotels and Resorts, a dynamic hotel management company taking the Asia-Pacific region by storm, has announced its latest venture on the island playground of Bali with the opening of the Away Bali Legian Camakila. Located in the heart of the vibrant tourist zone between Kuta and Seminyak,… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa

Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim rebranded and redesigned as Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 3, 2019) announced the rebranding of Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim to Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa, marking the brand’s second hotel in India. Located in prime destinations across the world including New York, Miami,… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of two hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is proud to announce the opening of two hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Both landmark hotels hold prominent locations, with the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Cornichelocated… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai in Hawaii welcomes Miku Zhang as Senior Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific

Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Miku Zhang has been appointed Senior Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific for Four Seasons Resorts Lanai in Hawaii, encompassing both the 213-room AAA Five-Diamond Four Seasons Resort Lanai and Lanai at Koele, which will re-open in 2019. In her new role representing Lanai, Miku will be responsible for total account management within… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai names David Emig as Resort Manager

Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alastair McAlpine, General Manager, Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, has announced the appointment of David Emig as Resort Manager where he will lead the day-to-day operations at the Resort, along with overseeing rooms, spa, food and beverage and engineering. With an almost two decade-long career with Four Seasons, Emig has a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi unveils all-new, reimagined Ikan Ikan restaurant

Langkawi’s award-winning restaurant debuts reimagined new dining destination, complete with new design, menu and interactive culinary experiences Langkawi, Malaysia, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, the award-winning Malaysian beach resort nestled adjacent to a UNESCO World Geopark along the emerald waters of the Andaman Sea, invites guests to ring in the holiday… Read the full press release

Burj Al Arab to ring in the New Year in a style never seen before

The world’s most luxurious hotel is counting down to five days of feasting, enthralling entertainment and timeless luxury to ring in the New Year Stay from 28th December – 2nd January with rates starting from AED 17,940++ Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — World renowned for its iconic architecture and luxury hospitality experiences,… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit

Located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit connects guests to old and new Thailand CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (DECEMBER 21, 2018) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, marking the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into the capital of Thailand. Located on the bustling Sukhumvit Road, the hotel… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of 189-room Hyatt Place Pasadena

189-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Pasadena in the heart of downtown, across from the Pasadena Convention Center and just minutes to the Rose Bowl Stadium Pasadena, Calif., 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Pasadena, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the city, is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s… Read the full press release

Hyatt reopens Bali Hyatt as Hyatt Regency Bali after five years of renovations

Following a five-year revitalization, the legendary Bali Hyatt reopens as Hyatt Regency Bali CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 20, 2018) the reopening of Bali Hyatt as Hyatt Regency Bali after five years of renovations. Continuing the hotel’s trusted legacy of Balinese hospitality, Hyatt Regency Bali… Read the full press release