IHG welcomes Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels

New leader appointed to IHG’s Commercial & Technology leadership team  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes hospitality veteran Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels. Cole is charged with maximising IHG’s revenue delivery across all customer touch-points and creating a… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s Tribute Portfolio announces the opening of The Dalmar

New Build Brings South Florida Charm and Characterful Design to Downtown Bethesda, MD, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Tribute Portfolio, Marriott International’s newest collection brand known to bring together characterful hotels with vibrant social scenes, today (03/27/2019) announced the opening of The Dalmar. Conceptualized by the DoveHill team, the 25-story hotel features 209 guestrooms including… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces Nicholas Trosien as the new Chef de Cuisine of Café Boulud and Julie Garton as the new Wine Director

Toronto’s favourite French brasserie reveals a new spring menu specially curated by new Chef de Cuisine Nicholas Trosien with pairings by Wine Director Julie Garton Toronto, Canada, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces Nicholas Trosien as the new Chef de Cuisine of Café Boulud and d|bar by Chef Daniel Boulud. Since his appointment, Trosien has been working… Read the full press release

LUX* Resorts & Hotels announces the reopening of LUX* Bodrum for the summer season 2019 in Turkey

Belle Mare, Mauritius, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — LUX* Resorts & Hotels is proud to announce the reopening of LUX* Bodrum for the summer season 2019 in Turkey. Starting 01-05-2019, guests can experience the brand new Vitalica Wellness centre, a 3, 5 or 7-day Wellness Retreat featuring customised programmes, consultations by medical professionals, holistic therapies, beauty and anti-ageing procedures,… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotel in Munich welcomes new General Manager Oliver W. Schäfer

The hotel manager, who is very familiar with the Munich hotel industry, will manage the Steigenberger Hotel in Munich from 1st April 2019. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oliver W. Schäfer has many years of experience as Hotel General Manager with a strong background in the corporate and luxury hotel… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the signing for the first Hyatt hotel in Krakow, Poland

The property will be the first Hyatt hotel in Krakow and the return of the Hyatt flag to Poland CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (March 26, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with 3M Hotels Group for the first Hyatt hotel in Krakow, marking… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the introduction of Thompson Hotels as the first former Two Roads brand to join the World of Hyatt loyalty program

As the first former Two Roads brand to join World of Hyatt, Thompson Hotels provides World of Hyatt loyalty members even more places to earn and redeem points across distinct hotels and resorts CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 27, 2019), Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced the introduction of Thompson Hotels… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. introduces The Empresses of China Package

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. in partnership with the Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler museum of Asian art is pleased to debut The Empresses of China Package. The offering is an evolution to the hotel’s sponsorship of the exhibition and celebrates the hotel’s many connections to China’s empresses found throughout the property. On view through… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech launches new package for guests wanting to learn more about the traditions and culture of the Berber people

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech has designed a new luxury accommodation package for guests wanting to learn more about the traditions and culture of the Berber people. Guests booking the five-star resort’s Berber Experience offer will discover the atmospheric Red City, find out about Moroccan culture from local residents and stay… Read the full press release

AUSTRALIA: Holiday Inn Express Newcastle opens its doors to guests from March 28

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG’s® fastest growing hotel brand will make its debut in Newcastle, Australia later this month, with the new Holiday Inn Express Newcastle opening its doors to guests from March 28. Located on King Street in Newcastle’s commercial precinct, within close proximity to the city centre, Newcastle Harbour and Honeysuckle, the… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s Tribute Portfolio announces the opening of The Sarasota Modern

Newly Built Hotel Brings Captivating Design and Sincere Service to the Gulf of Florida SARASOTA, Fla., 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Tribute Portfolio, Marriott International’s newest collection brand and growing global family of characterful, independent hotels drawn together by their passion for captivating design and their drive to create vibrant social scenes for guests… Read the full press release

Palm Springs announces the opening of luxury mid-century modern boutique hotel The Weekend

PALM SPRINGS, CA, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Californian desert oasis of Palm Springs has welcomed the opening of luxury mid-century modern boutique hotel The Weekend. Having originally been built in the 1960s, the building has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation to create a stylish, elegant retreat that is befitting of Palm Springs’ Hollywood getaway… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum re-opens for the 2019 holiday season on 1 April, with added luxuries on offer

To celebrate this season’s opening, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is offering A Flavours of Bodrum room package. Hong Kong,China, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Aegean Riviera’s most beautiful resort, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, re-opens for the 2019 holiday season on 1 April, with added luxuries on offer. Located on the shores of idyllic Paradise Bay, the five-star retreat… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dandenong, Australia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Martyn Barnes has signed his third IHG®-branded hotel, bringing Holiday Inn & Suites to Dandenong, the so-called ‘capital’ of Melbourne’s south-east. Headlining a mixed-use development that includes two levels of office space, the 160-room, design-led Holiday Inn & Suites Dandenong will rise to 11 levels when… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of its largest property — Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District

Brand Pays Homage to Calgary’s Western History with New Calgary Downtown/Beltline District Property That Provides Travelers the Opportunity to Maintain their Life on the Road Calgary, Alberta, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. has announced the highly anticipated opening of Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District, the largest property in the brand’s global portfolio…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru turned on one of the Maldives’ largest resort-based solar installations

Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Republic of Maldives, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru connected its first RoofSolar inverter, and in doing so turned on one of the Maldives’ largest resort-based solar installations. The ambitious project comprises 3,105 panels and spans 5,380 square metres (58,000 square feet) – the roof… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces new Hyatt Centric hotels in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee and Austin, Texas planned to open in 2020 and 2021

New Hyatt Centric hotels planned to open in 2020 and 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 22, 2019) strong U.S. growth for its Hyatt Centric brand portfolio, including development plans to build Hyatt Centric hotels in downtown Memphis, Tenn., downtown Nashville, Tenn., and downtown Austin, Texas…. Read the full press release

Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living unveils the ‘Easter Family Break’ package

London, UK, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Located on the edge of Hyde Park, Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living has just unveiled the ‘Easter Family Break’ package so families can have an Easter to remember in one of the capital’s most desirable locations. Throughout April, Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living will provide Easter amenities and beautiful Easter… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection® makes its debut in Armenia with the opening of The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Yerevan

The Country’s First International Luxury Hotel Introduces Global Explorers to Yerevan’s Rich Culture, Sophisticated Style and Vibrant Scene  BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International, Inc., today (03/21/2019) announced its entry into Armenia with the opening of The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Yerevan. The hotel proudly… Read the full press release

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts announces collaboration with sustainable French beauty brand La Bouche Rouge

(Avec Amour) by Le Meridien Brings the Brand’s Parisian Style & Playful Sensibility to its More Than 100 Hotels around the World  NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Born in 1960s Paris, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts continues to celebrate an era of glamorous travel – today (03/21/2019) announcing a collaboration with sustainable French beauty… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality further expands in the Netherlands with The IntercityHotel Amsterdam Airport scheduled to open in 2021

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is driving forward expansion in the Netherlands. The IntercityHotel Amsterdam Airport, which is scheduled to open in 2021, will become the latest addition to the group’s portfolio.   It will join the existing IntercityHotel in Enschede, the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Amsterdam and Jaz… Read the full press release

Celebrate Easter at Hilton Singapore’s Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch on Sunday, April 21

Return of the popular annual Hilton Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch and introduction of limited edition D9 Cakery Easter dessert collection SINGAPORE, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This Easter, hop along to Hilton Singapore for the popular Hilton Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch on Sunday, April 21 – a perennial favorite with the weekend brunching crowd in the city…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai introduces true flavours of Portugal at Tasca by acclaimed Portuguese Chef José Avillez

Hong Kong, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is delighted to introduce diners to the true flavours of Portugal at Tasca by acclaimed Portuguese Chef José Avillez. Tasca takes inspiration from a traditional Portuguese eatery, “tasca”, serving genuine food and drinks but with a contemporary twist. With a menu based on a sharing concept, Tasca takes guests on a culinary… Read the full press release

Verde Kitchen Supports Eat For The Planet with Seasonal Menu Specials

Raising awareness for global movements of Earth Hour and Earth Day, available from March 1 to May 31, 2019 SINGAPORE , 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — This March, Verde Kitchen refreshes its commitment to advocating for a sustainable food system and living up to the mantra of presenting “real food, full of natural flavours” with new dishes… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the appointment of Margaret M. McCarthy as independent director

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) said today (03/20/2019) it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at CVS Health Corporation, as an independent director of the company, effective March 19, 2019. Ms. McCarthy will also be included in the company’s slate of… Read the full press release

Riyadh Marriott Hotel Diplomatic Quarter and Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Diplomatic Quarter now open

The Newly Built Hotels Provide an Abundant Oasis for Leisure and Business travelers in the Heart of the Buzzing City of Riyadh Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International and Dur Hospitality today (03/20/2019) announced the opening of Riyadh Marriott Hotel Diplomatic Quarter and Marriott Executive Apartments Riyadh, Diplomatic Quarter. The… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the InterContinental® Houston – Medical Center

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the InterContinental® Houston – Medical Center. Developed by Medistar Corporation, the elegant and beautifully appointed 354-room luxury hotel is located next to the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical complex. The hotel… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces the opening of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing

Mandarin Oriental’s first hotel in China’s capital makes its debut with enticing Opening Offer Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has introduced its legendary hospitality to China’s capital with the opening of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing. The hotel is located on the upper floors of WF CENTRAL, one of the city’s premium… Read the full press release

Indonesia’s most influential artist Happy Salma joins The Apurva Kempinski Bali as an “Art Advisor”

Bali, Indonesia, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Undoubtedly recognised as one of Indonesia’s most influential artist and well-known for her passion for arts and heritage, Happy Salma has joined The Apurva Kempinski Bali as an “Art Advisor”. The knowledge and experience she has as an artist and art enthusiast makes her an ideal person to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale’s Talavera Chef Samantha Sanz nominated for James Beard Award

Scottsdale, U.S.A., 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North announces that Chef Samantha Sanz, who oversees the Resort’s Talavera restaurant, has been nominated for one of the culinary world’s most prestigious awards – The James Beard Rising Star Chef of the Year Award. Chef Sanz joined Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon… Read the full press release