Marriott Hotels expands Asia portfolio with the opening of the Tokyo Marriott Hotel

Hilltop Location in Shinagawa is the Latest in Growing Global Portfolio of Marriott Hotels in Asia and around the world. Tokyo, Japan, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International announces the opening of the Tokyo Marriott Hotel on a hilltop address known locally as Gotenyama. This represents the global hospitality company’s 12th hotel in Japan, and the third… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels announced plans to open 174-room Marriott Hotel in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Weston, Fl, USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) flagship brand, Marriott Hotels, announced plans to open the174-room Marriott Hotel in Santa Cruz de la Sierra in 2016, making it the first hotel in Bolivia for the company. The hotel will be developed by Empresa Hotelera Icon S.A. and operated by Marriott International. Situated on the… Read the full press release

National Black MBA Association honored Marriott International as its Corporation of the Year for its commitment to diversity and inclusion

Washington, D.C., USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Washington, D.C., chapter of the National Black MBA Association (DCNBMBAA) honored Marriott International as its Corporation of the Year for its demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and its long-term partnership with the chapter.   The award was presented during DCNBMBAA’s Annual Scholarship and Awards Fundraiser Brunch, which is designed to… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Macau announced new spa package Winter Rejuvenation

Macau, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental, Macau helps guests to energise and overcome winter fatigue with a fantastic new spa package, Winter Rejuvenation, which includes treatment at the hotel’s award-winning spa, signature afternoon tea, a spa gift and luxurious accommodation. The Winter Rejuvenation package is available until 28 February 2014, with rates starting from MOP4,388… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group received the 2013 International Award at Hong Kong Business Awards run by DHL and the South China Morning Post

Hong Kong, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group was honoured to receive the 2013 International Award at the prestigious Hong Kong Business Awards ceremony held recently in the city. Established in 1990 by DHL and the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong Business Awards aims to encourage and sustain the region’s entrepreneurial spirit… Read the full press release

Loews Don CeSar Hotel presents its “Casino Royale” ballroom celebration this New Year’s Eve

St. Pete Beach, FL, USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Whether your favorite Bond memory was from “Diamonds are Forever,” “Goldfinger” or “From Russia with Love,” the James Bond excitement you enjoyed in years past will come alive this New Year’s Eve as Loews Don CeSar Hotel presents its “Casino Royale” ballroom celebration. The entire fifth floor… Read the full press release

The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow named World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 at World Travel Awards in Doha, Qatar

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow has been awarded as the World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 for the fourth year running at the glittering World Travel Awards ceremony held on 30 October 2013 in Doha, Qatar. “This is the fourth year in a row that the Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow… Read the full press release

The sixth annual Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg to take place at TradeWinds Island Grand St. Pete Beach, FL on Dec. 21-23, 2013

St. Pete Beach, FL, USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — TradeWinds – the Official Beach Resort of the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg – Shows Team Spirit with Fun-Filled Fan Events What: The sixth annual Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg is set for Mon., Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. ET and will be televised nationally on ESPN… Read the full press release

Belgian professional golfer Nicolas Colsaerts to host exclusive golf clinic at Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita

Mauritius, 2013-12-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel George V proposes an ultimate treat exclusively for only one couple to spend an unforgettable Valentine’s night in Paris’ most legendary palace. This unique package starts as one arrives in Paris, where couples will be greeted by a hostess who will lead them to the Hotel’s own customized Hermes Rolls… Read the full press release

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore invites guests to like or share its daily Facebook post for a chance to win spa-themed luxury prizes

Guests can “like” or “share” the Hotel’s daily Facebook post for a chance to win luxury prizes Baltimore, MD, USA, 2013-12-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is offering guests the opportunity to win spa-themed luxury prizes with 12 Days of Spaliday Giveaways. Visit Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore on Facebook daily from December 13 through 24, 2013 and “like” and “share” the featured… Read the full press release

Sterling Hotels debuts in Dubai with the sign of Grand Excelsior Hotel Bur Dubai and Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha Dubai

Additions Showcase Preferred Hotel Group’s Commitment to Growth in the Middle East London, UK, 2013-12-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sterling Hotels™, a worldwide collection of hotels with character and distinction and a brand of Preferred Hotel Group™, announced today its debut in Dubai with the signing of Grand Excelsior Hotel Bur Dubai (formerly Dhow Palace Hotel) and Grand Excelsior… Read the full press release

Asia’s leading hotel booking site Agoda.com announced the recipients of its prestigious 2013 Gold Circle Awards

Singapore, 2013-12-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced the recipients of its prestigious 2013 Gold Circle Awards, given to hotels that exemplify the best qualities of the online hospitality industry. Now in its fifth year, the Gold Circle Awards are given to industry-leading hotels who… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to donate up to $100,000 to Make-A-Wish this holiday season

Global Hotel Company Will Donate Up to $100,000 to Make-A-Wish Chevy Chase, MD, USA, 2013-12-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Inspire. Engage. Contribute. These are the guiding principles of Community Footprints®, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company’s social responsibility program focusing on hunger and poverty relief, environmental responsibility, and the well-being of children, which also encourages guests to give back to our local communities…. Read the full press release

Ritz Kids children’s programming launched across The Ritz-Carlton hotels in partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society

Chevy Chase, MD, USA, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., announced today the launch of new, exclusive Ritz Kids children’s programming through an expanded partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society. The Ritz-Carlton aims to delight their youngest guests by making memories that last well beyond their hotel stays. Ritz Kids is an engaging and immersive… Read the full press release

Enjoy designer hot chocolate cocktails at Beverly Wilshire during holiday shopping excursion on the world-famous Rodeo Drive

Shop the world-famous Rodeo Drive followed by designer holiday cocktails in THE Blvd  Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2013-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — What better way to wrap up a holiday shopping excursion on the world-famous Rodeo Drive, mere steps from Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, than to enjoy “haute” selections from the new Hot Chocolate menu in THE Blvd…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman and Al Shajarah Society planted 500 Almond and Oak trees in Berein as part of reforestation project

Tree-planting initiative in partnership with Al Shajarah Society  Amman, Jordan, 2013-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Staff members from Four Seasons Hotel Amman embarked on a major tree-planting initiative in partnership with Al Shajarah Society, a local NGO dedicated to reforestation in Jordan.  About 40 Hotel staff members planted 500 Almond and Oak trees in Berein as part of the hotel’s commitment to… Read the full press release

The perfect Christmas gifts this season: Four Seasons Gift Card for Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris

Paris, France, 2013-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the holiday season approaches, it is time to start thinking about those special Christmas gifts for your loved ones. Look no further than the Four Seasons Hotel George V! Available to all, with our special Four Seasons Gift Card, you can indulge your loved ones in a truly unique experience… Read the full press release

TravelClick released its North American Distribution Review Fourth Quarter 2013

New York, United States, 2013-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the third quarter (Q3) 2013, online channels which include Online Travel Agents (OTAs) and hotel websites (Brand.com) continued to experience the most growth in hotel bookings, according to data from the TravelClick North American Distribution Review (NADR; Fourth Quarter 2013). The NADR aggregates hotel bookings by channel for… Read the full press release

The Boscolo Milano and Boscolo Exedra Roma to join the exclusive portfolio of independent hotels the Autograph Collection

Luxury Hotels in Rome and Milan Join Exclusive Portfolio of Independent Hotels. London, United Kingdom, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Boscolo Hotels and the exclusive portfolio of independent hotels, the Autograph Collection, announced today the news that twoadditional luxury Boscolo Hotels in Italy will join its ensemble this fall. The Boscolo Milano will be the first to join the collection,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals announced big savings with its Cyber Monday Sale

Up to 40 percent off stays in some of the U.S.’s best ski, mountain and beach destinations Parsippany, N.J., United States, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Log on and book with big savings!  Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), is offering up to 40 percent… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group announces plans to recruit another 110,000 staff to support its growth in China

Beijing, China, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading international hotel companies, today outlined its strong position in Greater China and ambitious growth targets for the region as it announces plans to recruit another 110,000 staff to support its growth which involves doubling the number of hotels in China in the… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group opened Hotel Indigo® Düsseldorf – Victoriaplatz under franchise agreement with LFPI Hotels Management Germany GmbH

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is thrilled to announce that it has opened Hotel Indigo® Düsseldorf – Victoriaplatz at the centre of this fashion-forward German city, renowned for its style credentials. Hotel Indigo Düsseldorf-Victoriaplatz will operate under a franchise agreement with LFPI Hotels Management Germany… Read the full press release

The Atlantic Hotel owner Patrick Burke to attend the ‘by invitation only’ International Luxury Travel Market, 2-5 December 2013

Jersey, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Patrick Burke, owner and managing director of The Atlantic Hotel, has once again been invited to take part in the annual International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) from 2nd to 5th December 2013. This top trade show opens today at the Palais des Congres in Cannes and is the world’s leading ‘by invitation… Read the full press release

Christmas tree lighting evening on December 6th at Raffles Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 2013-12-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Raffles Dubai celebrates this festive season in true tradition and style with an array of seasonal delicacies, events and spa offerings. Raffles Dubai invites you on December 6th to our Christmas tree lighting, an enchanting evening that promises a fun filled and magical experience for all. Savour an array of delicacies… Read the full press release

The Steak House at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta won 3 awards at the 1st Indonesian Wine List of the Year Award 2013

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Steak House at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta has been awarded as the winner of the 1st Indonesian Wine List of the Year Award 2013. On the same occasion, The Steak House also won the awards for Best Wine List Jakarta and Best Restaurant Wine List. The judging panel of Indonesian Wine List of The Year Awards 2013 was… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul’s Aqua Restaurant at the Bosphorus to host wines of famous Tuscan winery Cecchi December 2 and 8, 2013

Executive Chef Sebastiano Spriveri prepares a special dinner menu with Tuscan recipes and Tuscan wine for guests of Aqua between December 2 and 8, 2013 Istanbul, Turkey, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aqua Restaurant, inspired by the beautiful Bosphorus, hosts wines of famous Tuscan winery Cecchi between December 2 and 8. 2013. Executive Chef Sebastiano Spriveri will prepare a special dinner menu… Read the full press release

Cuckoo’s Nest bar and restaurant in Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel Gothenburg, Sweden wins “Best Bar Design”

Gothenburg, Sweden, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The “genius” designed bar and restaurant Cuckoo’s Nest is part of the recently opened Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel – Gothenburg, Sweden.  The interior design has been inspired by the feature film “A Beautiful Mind”.  According to designer, Erik Nissen Johansen, the design is on the border between genius and madness. This… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group opens 196-room Holiday Inn Express® Panama Distrito Financiero hotel in Panama City, Panama

Hotel situated in the heart of the city’s financial district; close to Tocumen International Airport Miami, FL, United States, 2013-11-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announced the newest addition to its Latin America portfolio with the opening of the 196-room Holiday Inn Express® Panama Distrito Financiero hotel located in Panama City, Panama. The new-build hotel is a… Read the full press release

Loews Don CeSar announced two new additions to its culinary team Chef Gavin Pera and Chef Jose R. Cuarta III

Saint Pete Beach, FL, United States, 2013-11-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Always looking  to attract the best professionals to enhance its reputation as one of the finest hotels on the west coast of Florida, Loews Don CeSar announced two new additions to its culinary team. Chef Gavin Pera has joined the famed Maritana Grille as Chef de Cuisine and… Read the full press release

IHG signed 15 year management agreement with Al Andalus Property for Staybridge Suites hotel in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has signed a 15 year management agreement with Al Andalus Property for a Staybridge Suites hotel in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Staybridge Suites Al Andalus Mall is due to be the first Staybridge Suites property to open in Saudi Arabia.  The announcement follows closely… Read the full press release