Six Senses Laamu Maldives offers Exclusive Yoga Retreats at its Spa with highly respected practitioner Chandra Winzenried

2013-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Complementing Aqua Season at Six Senses Laamu, the resort’s Six Senses Spa will be hosting two Yoga retreats with highly respected practitioner, Chandra Winzenried, helping guests reconnect with themselves and the world around them. Re-energise, strengthen the body and get more zzzz’s The first retreat, from 8th to 13th August 2013, combines… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong attracts with the best swimming pool in town this summer

2013-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — With the best swimming pool in town, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong is the ideal choice for a summer stay in the city. Located on the sixth floor rooftop and offering poolside resort-style service, two swimming pools, loungers, whirlpools and a delicious menu at the Pool Terrace café, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong offers a retreat in the centre of… Read the full press release

Kick off Labor Day weekend with beer dinner in Proof, an American Canteen at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale on Friday, August 30, 2013

2013-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kick off Labor Day weekend with a beer dinner in Proof, an American Canteen at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale on Friday, August 30, 2013. Executive Sous Chef Jesse Hansen takes guests’ palates through an array of flavours during this three-course dinner, inspired by and paired with Alaskan Brewing Company beers. “Like a fine wine, a great beer can make a… Read the full press release

Popular Thai beach resorts Hua Hin and Cha-am to host Golf Festival August – September 2013

Hua Hin/Cha-am, 2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Golfers from Thailand and all around the world are being invited to participate in a golf festival to be held all through August and September 2013 in the popular Thai beach resorts of Hua Hin and Cha-am. All participating golfers will be eligible for a lucky draw that will see… Read the full press release

The “Oscars of the travel industry” the World Travel Awards to host this year’s gala ceremony at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa

2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — World Travel Awards, known as “the Oscars of the travel industry,” heads for the idyllic Caribbean, where its gala ceremony will recognize the very best in travel, tourism and hospitality from two regions on September 14, 2013. WTA’s Caribbean and North American event will be held at the glamorous Sandals Grande Antigua… Read the full press release

Upper Napa Valley Solage Calistoga resort honored with a AAA Four-Diamond Award

Auberge Resort in Calistoga Joins Napa Valley Resorts of Distinction CALISTOGA, CALIF. , 2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Solage Calistoga, the design-focused and environmentally conscious resort in UpperNapaValley, is proud to announce its inaugural designation as a AAA Four-Diamond rated property. A destination embracing the best of NapaValley “fun” with four-diamond amenities, Solage becomes the first property… Read the full press release

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club ranked among the Top Hotels in the world and Top Resorts in the Caribbean by the prestigious Travel + Leisure

NEVIS, West Indies, 2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Nisbet Plantation Beach Club has been honored among the Top Hotels in the world and Top Resorts in the Caribbean by the prestigious Travel + Leisure magazine. In the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey, the intimate, 36-room Nevis resort is ranked… Read the full press release

On its 101st year the Manila Hotel announced two of its most recent achievements from Condé Nast Traveler and TripAdvisor

2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — On its 101st year, the Manila Hotel is proud to announce two of its most recent achievements from luxury travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler and respected online travel resource TripAdvisor. The Manila Hotel was heralded as part of Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 20 Best Hotels in Southeast Asia from its 2012 online polls. The Grande Dame also… Read the full press release

Vacation resort developer Orange Lake Resorts added Colonial Crossings Resort in Williamsburg, VA to its portfolio

Resort destination in Virginia to join the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand ORLANDO, FLA., 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Vacation resort developer Orange Lake Resorts, which operates ten properties, announced that it officially closed on a transaction with English Garden LV LLC to expand its portfolio to now include Colonial Crossings Resort in Williamsburg, VA. The intent for this… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group and Selfi Grupo Operador de Estacionamientos celebrated opening of the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Xalapa in Veracruz

IHG’s continued growth in Veracruz contributes to the Southeastern region of Mexico’s economy Xalapa, Ver, 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Selfi Grupo Operador de Estacionamientos, S.A. de C.V., recently celebrated the ground break on April 22nd of the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Xalapa. Prominent personalities who attended the ground-breaking ceremony included José Antonio Mansur Beltrán, Federal Delegate… Read the full press release

Journey into the heart of Philippines’ most desirable travel destinations with The Discovery Leisure Company

One Discovery A Day with the Discovery Leisure Group 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Journey into the heart of the Philippines’ most desirable travel destinations, cradled in the lap of luxury, with The Discovery Leisure Company (TDLC), Inc. that developed and owns the homegrown Filipino leisure chain of Discovery Suites, Discovery Country Suites and Discovery Shores Boracay…. Read the full press release

Matthew Taverner appointed General Manager of Australia’s foremost luxury resort qualia

2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hamilton Island has today named Matthew Taverner as the new General Manager of Australia’s foremost luxury resort; qualia. Commencing 1 August 2013, Taverner has 28 years experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, including over 20 years in managerial roles. His skill, knowledge and expertise transverses three continents, with positions previously held… Read the full press release

W Retreat & Spa Maldives welcomes DJ Xeum who takes residency at the retreat for the next three months

2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — W Retreat & Spa Maldives welcomes DJ Xeum who takes residency at the retreat for the next three months. Jetting into the Maldives after touring around the world with W Hotels and most recently at W Sentosa Cove Singapore, Xeum will bring to the Retreat years of DJ experience. Today Xeum is… Read the full press release

Maldives honored Seven Star Destination Winner at Seven Star Global Luxury Awards in Marbella, Spain

2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Maldives has won at the prestigious Seven Star Global Luxury Awards as a “Seven Star Destination Winner”, gala ceremony held at the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, Marbella, Spain on 28th June 2013. The Seven Star Luxury Awards is the highest, most exclusive award for the pinnacle in hospitality and lifestyle.  The Seven… Read the full press release

WorldMark by Wyndham announced it opened its newest resort WorldMark Chelan – Lake Housen in Washington

Orlando, Fla., 2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — WorldMark® by Wyndham, one of Wyndham Vacation Ownership’s four primary consumer brands, today announced it has opened its newest resort, WorldMark Chelan – Lake House. Located in Lake Chelan, Washington, just three hours outside of Seattle, the resort is comprised of 30 quartershare and vacation ownership units and  was acquired by… Read the full press release

Restaurant 5 of Discovery Suites Philippines to commemorate International Friendship Day

Philippines, 2013-07-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — July 30 is International Friendship Day. The event is an idea of the World Friendship Crusade which is a foundation that promotes friendship and fellowship among all human beings, regardless of race, colour or religion. To commemorate this world-wide event, Restaurant 5 of Discovery Suites features an eclectic lunch spread featuring… Read the full press release

Four Seasons launched new website Custom-Tailored to the Unique Needs of Event Planners

New search tools, group offers at a glance, and in-depth content make planning group events at Four Seasons easier than ever. 2013-06-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Now boasting more than 1000 pages of content created especially for group planners, fourseasons.com/meeting_and_events is a one-stop shop for information and inspiration for putting together events that are both productive and memorable. “Our group… Read the full press release

Leading experiential travel company &Beyond to invest in its safari camps and lodges across Africa

2013-06-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading experiential travel company &Beyond is committed to delivering extraordinary guest experiences and in line with this, the company has planned a considerable investment in its safari camps and lodges across Africa. The initial phase aims to redefine the classic Kenyan safari at the iconic &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp. An extensive… Read the full press release

Luxury Travel Advisor’s Awards of Excellence named Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora Best Luxury Beach Resort Worldwide

2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora was named the Best Luxury Beach Resort Worldwide in this year’s Luxury Travel Advisor Awards of Excellence. The magazine’s advisory board, an invitation-only panel of those influential travel advisors who have graced the cover of Luxury Travel Advisor, selected each of the nominees across several categories. The magazine’s readers then voted exclusively… Read the full press release

The American Hotel & Lodging Association issued statement on US supreme court NLRB appointments appeal review

2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) issues the following statement in response to this morning’s announcement by the United States Supreme Court that the justices have granted the request for review of National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: “In the past six months, both the U.S. Court of Appeals for… Read the full press release

New Themed Babysitting at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Thailand

2013-06-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Everyone loves family holidays. They’re an opportunity to create memories together, to take on new challenges together, to run around and play games in the fresh air together, and for parents to remember what it feels like to be a kid. But it’s also great for the parents to have a bit of time… Read the full press release

TravelClick and its Hotel Partners Take Home 23 Interactive Media Awards for Website Design Excellence

NEW YORK, 2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, earned 23 Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA), more than any other company in the ‘hotel/resort’ category.  The IMA recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development, and honored TravelClick with a total of eight… Read the full press release

Summer activities at The Hershey Story Museum

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer, visitors to The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue are invited to unlock chocolate’s ancient past, experiment in the Chocolate Lab and learn about chocolate magnate Milton S. Hershey’s journey from failures to fortunes. Maya Chocolate Adventure  Beginning on Friday, June 28, visitors can trek through a simulated rainforest… Read the full press release

Christi Lewis named Regional Sales Manager Landmark Hotels Group

Honolulu, HI, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Big Island resident Christi Lewis has been named Regional Sales Manager for Landmark Hotels Group effective May 28, 2013, in an announcement by Landmark Hotels Group’s Vice President of Sales, Danny Breatchel. She will represent both the Kahala Hotel & Resort on O’ahu, and the Makena Beach and Golf Resort… Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels Opens Winter Valley Warwick Resort & Spa, on the shores of Dead Sea, Jordan

Warwick International Hotels celebrates Winter Valley Warwick Resort and Spa Grand Opening 2013-06-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Warwick International Hotels marks its expansion in the Middle East with the Grand Opening of Winter Valley Warwick Resort & Spa, on the shores of Dead Sea, Jordan. Since its creation in 1980, Warwick International Hotels (WIH) has expanded on… Read the full press release

Robin Dunivin Appointed As Spa Director At The Spa At Pelican Hill®

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, 2013-06-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Resort at Pelican Hill® today announced the appointment of Robin Dunivin to director of spa at The Spa at Pelican Hill®. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in the spa industry, Dunivin will oversee Pelican Hill’s team of spa, salon and wellness professionals, as well as the… Read the full press release

&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve donates six white rhino to Botswana

&BEYOND CELEBRATES MILESTONES IN FIGHT AGAINST RHINO POACHING 2013-05-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the survival of the rhino continues to be threatened by the scourge of poaching in South Africa, luxury experiential travel company &Beyond is celebrating the success of a number of initiatives designed to help save the species. In the culmination of a groundbreaking project, six white… Read the full press release

Yet another victory of &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve against the Rhino Poachers

&BEYOND PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE SENDS STRONG MESSAGE TO RHINO POACHERS 2013-05-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — In two separate incidents, a total of six suspected rhino poachers have been arrested and one killed in and around &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Earlier today, four suspects entered &Beyond Phinda and were intercepted in a joint operation by the Phinda… Read the full press release

Hershey Highmeadow Campground Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Name, Logo and Deluxe Log Cabins

Just in time for summer, new accommodations available for upcoming travel season  Hershey, PA, 2013-05-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Hershey Highmeadow Campground is now Hersheypark Camping Resort. Guests visiting the Camping Resort will now be fully immersed in the Hershey experience, including renaming camping areas to reflect areas of the Park and the main… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards 2013 Indian Ocean ceremony held in Maldives

2013-05-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Hotels, Air Mauritius, Sun Island Resort & Spa, Seychelles and Lux Resorts were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Indian Ocean ceremony, held at the Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives on 12th May 2013. The industry’s elite, including CEO’s and SVPs of leading travel… Read the full press release