IHG announces the opening of Hotel Indigo® Venice – Sant’Elena

New hotel debuts in the undiscovered Venice neighbourhood of Sant’Elena Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental® Hotels Group) is proud to announce the opening of Hotel Indigo® Venice – Sant’Elena marking the brand’s debut in Venice, Italy. From palaces to piazzas, gondolas to gelato and canals to carnevale – there is no destination quite… Read the full press release

JW Marriott reintroduces the iconic JW Marriott Grosvenor House London following extensive renovation

An Extensive Renovation Marks a New Era for the Historic Hotel as it Celebrates its 90th Anniversary Bethesda, MD, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, today (05/07/2019) announced the culmination of a multi-million dollar full scale renovation to JW Marriott Grosvenor House London. Directed by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA)… Read the full press release

Marriott International takes #2 spot on the 2019 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list

Highest-Ranking Hospitality Company on the List for More Than Ten Years  Bethesda, MD, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. was recognized on the 2019 Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in the #2 spot, once again making it the highest-ranking hospitality company on the list for more than ten years. The company was also ranked… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Doha to temporarily close its doors for extensive refurbishment

Four Seasons Hotel Doha will temporarily close its doors beginning in June in preparation for an extensive refurbishment led by Paris-based interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon Doha, Qatar, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Doha is embarking on a new era of hospitality with the announcement of an extensive refurbishment to the luxury property, inspired… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Montreal now open

Four Seasons expands portfolio with highly anticipated opening of lifestyle hotel designed to connect people, community and culture A true creative expression of downtown living, Four Seasons now takes its place as an integral part of one of Montreal’s most storied neighbourhoods Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson debuts in Canada with MARCUS An emblematic place where… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges announces return of “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend It Your Way.” member promotion

Choice Privileges Members Can Redeem Points through ‘One Stay. Two Stays. Spend it your way.’ Promotion ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the free award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is bringing back the popular “One Stay. Two Stays. Spend It Your Way.” member promotion. Now through August 9, Choice Privileges guests who… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels appoints Michelle Masters as regional vice president of franchise services, Northeast region

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, announced Michelle Masters has joined the company as regional vice president of franchise services, Northeast region. In the role, Masters will lead the company’s area directors, a field-based team of franchise operations business consultants, to help drive system-wide… Read the full press release

Journey Hub Hotel Phuket renamed to Oakwood Hotel Journeyhub Phuket

PHUKET, Thailand, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the announcement of a strategic partnership between Oakwood and Boutique Corporation Public Company Limited in February 2019, Journey Hub Hotel Phuket, a property owned by Boutique Corporation, has been renamed Oakwood Hotel Journeyhub Phuket, as of April 1, 2019. Oakwood Hotel Journeyhub Phuket marks Oakwood’s first entry… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of its first hotel in Algeria — The Radisson Blu Hotel, Algiers Hydra

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-May-09 — /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 its first hotel in Algeria. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Algiers Hydra features 140 rooms and holds a prime location in Hydra municipality, the capital’s thriving… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of a new Radisson Collection property in Milan, Italy

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is pleased to announce the signing of a new Radisson Collection property in Milan, Italy. Working in conjunction with Allianz, the group will redevelop the former Allianz Italia headquarters in Milan into the Radisson Collection Hotel, Santa Sofia Milan. Set… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces opening of its next-level private island in The Bahamas

Cruise Line Redefines Thrill and Chill with Tallest Waterslide in North America, Caribbean’s Largest Freshwater Pool, Highest Vantage Point in The Bahamas and More MIAMI, FL, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Unlike any private island the world has ever seen, Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated Perfect Day at CocoCay – the first in the cruise line’s new Perfect… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere

The property marks the second Hyatt branded hotel in Austria and the fourth Andaz property in Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (May 6, 2019) that Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere opened on 30 April 2019, marking the Andaz brand’s entry into Austria. Located in the new Quartier Belvedere,… Read the full press release

127-room Hyatt Place Tongxiang Train Station officially opens

127-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Zhejiang Province, East China CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Tongxiang Train Station, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Zhejiang province, officially opens in Tongxiang of Jiaxing city today (May 6, 2019). The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical… Read the full press release

Accor unveils plan to implement 1200 WOJO coworking spaces in under 3 years

Paris, France, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — To match with the changing world of work and coworking trends, Accor today (May 6TH, 2019) announced an audacious plan to implement 1200 coworking spaces in under 3 years for WOJO to become the leading coworking brand in Europe by 2022. With the launch of WOJO, Accor continues to execute its… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere, Austria

The property marks the second Hyatt branded hotel in Austria and the fourth Andaz property in Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (May 6, 2019) that Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere opened on 30 April 2019, marking the Andaz brand’s entry into Austria. Located in the new Quartier… Read the full press release

Hyatt to develop a Hyatt Centric hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Slated to open in 2021, the Kengo Kuma-designed hotel in Kota Kinabalu will be the first Hyatt Centric branded hotel in Malaysia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (May 5, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Hap Seng… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale

Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale mark first entry for the lifestyle brand into Italy CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (May 1, 2019) the opening of Italy’s first two Hyatt Centric branded hotels – Hyatt Centric Murano Venice and Hyatt Centric Milan Centrale. The hotels offer… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing

Newly opened hotel connects guests to the vibrant Jiefangbei cultural and entertainment district CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (MAY 1, 2019) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Liberation Square Chongqing in the mega metropolis in western China.  Located next to the landmark Liberation Monument, which was built in 1947 to commemorate… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts launches Haut Patisserie: a limited-edition, art-inspired high tea

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, has today (30 APRIL 2019) announced the launch of Haut Patisserie: a limited-edition, art-inspired high tea available across all InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Australia and New Zealand. The high tea is a creative extension of the… Read the full press release

New Amadeus-IHG research explores the future of hospitality

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — New research study, Drivers of Change in Hospitality, explores the changes we can expect as guest insight, technology optimization and the ability to hyper-personalize take effect. Informed by over 7,500 consumers worldwide and industry experts, the study identifies three trends that the sector must respond to meet… Read the full press release

Jaz in the City to open fourth hotel in the United Arab Emirates in 2022

A design hotel for music lovers will open in the historic old quarter of Dubai in 2022. Fourth location after Amsterdam, Stuttgart and Vienna. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Jaz in the City to conquer Dubai! The fourth hotel to operate under the Jaz in the City lifestyle brand will… Read the full press release

Maxime Salembie appointed as General Manager of La Capitale and SIRR at Four Seasons Hotel Amman

Amman, Jordan, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces that Maxime Salembie has been appointed as General Manager of La Capitale and SIRR. Born in France, Maxime’s passion for food kicked off at the young age of 14 years old. His dad owned a brasserie close to Paris and Maxime used to help him out on the weekends… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong welcomes new Regional Vice President and General Manager, Bill Taylor

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Bill Taylor has been named Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, overseeing key properties in Shenzhen and Guangzhou – his first appointment in Asia. He was most recently Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Boston. A veteran hotelier, Taylor’s… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place Liuzhou is officially open

245-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in Guangxi Province, Southwest China CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Place Liuzhou is officially open, marking the debut of the brand in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in Southwest China. The hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi…. Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces Japanese Breakfast as the final artist in the inaugural class of W Records

All Proceeds From the First Entirely Original Track Produced for W Records – “Essentially” – Will Go To Charity New York, NY, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — W Hotels Worldwide today (04/26/2019) announced Japanese Breakfast as the final artist in the inaugural class of W Records. Japanese Breakfast (Michelle Zauner, a Dead Oceans recording artist),… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy named the Hotel Program of the Year, Americas recognition by the Freddie Awards

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Just three months after introducing the Marriott Bonvoy brand name, Marriott International’s travel program won the Hotel Program of the Year, Americas recognition by the Freddie Awards, the most prestigious member-generated award in the travel loyalty industry. Marriott Bonvoy took home four total awards last night, at the 29th annual… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd welcomes new general manager, Claudia Feuß

Claudia Feuß takes over the management of the IntercityHotel flagship with effect from 26 April 2019 / departure of Anton M. Wüstefeld is formally marked by the donation of €20,000 to a children’s early intervention centre Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Claudia Feuß has taken up the managerial reins at… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces signing of three hotels in Madagascar scheduled to open in 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is entering its 32nd African market and second Indian Ocean territory, Madagascar, with the signing of a portfolio deal of three hotels and a total of 254 rooms. The agreement was signed with Groupe Talys. Radisson Hotel Group today, has 89 hotels and 17,000+ rooms… Read the full press release

Banyan Tree Mayakoba and Rosewood Mayakoba to highlight culinary expertise of Manhattan-based chefs Bryce Shuman and P.J. Calapa this Memorial Day weekend

New York City Chefs Bryce Shuman and P.J. Calapa To Co-Create Inspired Menus with Hosts Rosewood Mayakoba’s Director of Culinary Operations Chef Juan Pablo Loza and Banyan Tree Mayakoba Executive Chef Alfonso de la Dehesa. Riviera Maya, Mexico, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — This Memorial Day weekend, Wine & Food Festival is partnering with Banyan Tree… Read the full press release

Dusit International made its Qatar debut with the launch of the luxury Dusit Doha Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand-based, global hospitality company brings its unique brand of gracious hospitality to the city’s vibrant West Bay area. With a view to capture major market share in Qatar’s hospitality sector, Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has made its Qatar debut today (25 April… Read the full press release