Hyatt to acquire Dream Hotel Group’s lifestyle hotel brand and management platform

Acquisition to expand Hyatt’s unique lifestyle hotel offerings with a quickly growing brand portfolio focused on vibrant dining and nightlife experiences Chicago, IL, 2022-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotel Corporation (NYSE: H) and Dream Hotel Group announced an agreement for a Hyatt affiliate to acquire Dream Hotel Group’s lifestyle hotel brand and management platform including… Read the full press release

Air Canada converts options to bring to 60 its total confirmed A220 order

Advances Air Canada’s modernization program for more fuel-efficient fleet MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Oct. 26, 2022) announced that it has converted options for 15 Airbus A220-300 aircraft into firm orders, bringing to 60 the total number of the Canadian-built aircraft it will acquire for its fleet. “This expanded… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels completes acquisition of Radisson Hotels Americas for approximately $675 million

Unites highly complementary hospitality businesses, adding nine brands and 67,000 rooms in attractive, higher revenue destinations ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today (Aug. 11, 2022) announced that it has completed the acquisition of the franchise business, operations and intellectual property of Radisson Hotels Americas for approximately $675… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels sells Cambria Hotel Nashville Downtown for $109.5 million

Company enters new long-term franchise agreement and Pyramid Global Hospitality will manage the Music City hotel ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today (July 27, 2022) announced the sale of the Cambria Hotel Nashville Downtown for $109.5 million. In addition, the company entered a new long-term franchise agreement with the… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group Americas to be acquired by Choice Hotels International

Unites highly complementary businesses, adding nine brands, 624 hotels and over 68,000 rooms  Marks the latest step in Choice’s strategy of growing its asset-light portfolio of hotel brands in higher revenue travel segments and locations  Extends Choice’s customer reach with some of the industry’s most recognized brands  Radisson Hotel Group to continue growing and managing… Read the full press release

Swissport expands total warehouse and handling capacity in Belgium and Netherlands with the acquisition of Belgium Airport Services

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has successfully concluded the acquisition of Belgium Airport Services (BAS) with effect from 1 March 2022. The Swiss company, a global leader in air cargo handling, now holds 100% of BAS, growing its total warehouse and handling capacity in Belgium by more than 40%…. Read the full press release

International Tourism Group acquires consultancy firm THR

London, UK, 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Just months after its creation, by the coming together of tourism marketing agencies: Black Diamond (UK), Interface Tourism (France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands), and GCE Global Communications Experts (Germany), ITG International Tourism Group has today announced the acquisition, through its Spanish office, Interface Tourism Spain, of  80% of… Read the full press release

Swissport finalizes acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services in Aruba

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — At the beginning of this year, Swissport has finalized the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services in Aruba and assumes the Dutch Caribbean company’s ground handling operations at Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad (AUA). With the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services, a ground handling services… Read the full press release

Vail Resorts to purchase Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania

BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2021-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today (December 8, 2021) that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania from Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Inc. As a part of the acquisition, Vail Resorts will also acquire Hidden Valley Resort and the operations… Read the full press release

Swissport takes full ownership of Swissport Korea

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has increased the shareholding in its Swissport Korea joint venture to 100 percent from formerly 59 percent, underlining its confidence in the Korean aviation market and delivering on its Asia growth strategy. After first entering the Korean market in 2005 in a joint venture… Read the full press release

Hyatt doubles global resorts footprint with the completion of Apple Leisure Group’s acquisition

Well Positioned to Capture Significant and Growing Leisure Travel Demand with Enhanced End-to-End Offerings and an Increasingly Diversified Portfolio Reaffirms Expanded Asset Sale Commitment to Generate an Additional $2 Billion of Proceeds by End of 2024 Fully Completes Existing Commitment CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (November… Read the full press release

Outrigger Resumes Acquisition of Hawai‘i Island Resort

The new Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa

The premier beach resort brand further expands its footprint with planned purchase of 509-room oceanfront Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay HONOLULU, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it has revived its plan to acquire ownership of Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, a 509-room property… Read the full press release

GBTA completes acquisition of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)

Alison Taylor and Steve Sitto to join the GBTA Board of Directors; Christle Johnson and Greeley Koch to co-chair new Integration and Brand re-activation committee Alexandria, Virginia, 2020-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, has completed its acquisition of key assets of the Association… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the completion of the acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group

BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group plc. The announcement from Elegant and International Hotel Licensing Company S.à r.l. was issued over London’s Regulatory News Service earlier today (DECEMBER 9, 2019). Full text can be found below: On 18… Read the full press release

Ancala completes the acquisition of a 45% interest in Liverpool John Lennon Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ancala Partners LLP (‘Ancala’), the independent infrastructure investment manager, today (17 September 2019 ) announces that it has completed the acquisition of a 45% interest in Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) for an undisclosed sum on behalf of its funds. Ancala has purchased 35% of the airport from… Read the full press release

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu now the sole shareholder of the HOTEL.CZ

BUDAPEST, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Szallas.hu PLC. has successfully acquired two Hungary-based intercountry travel agencies, Utazok.hu PLC. and Maiutazás Group, both of them offers discount trips online. By also purchasing Pihipakk.hu, the portfolio of Szallas.hu PLC. is now supplemented with experience packages, and Maiutazas.hu will be integrated into the international travel branch. Maiutazas Group achieved EUR 5,5 million… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific completes the acquisition of Hong Kong Express Airways

HK Express will remain a stand-alone low-cost carrier to serve a niche value market segment Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific announces that it has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong Express Airways (HK Express). HK Express is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Officer… Read the full press release

Delaware North receives regulatory approval for the acquisition of SKYCITY Darwin; property will be renamed Mindil Beach Casino & Resort

Mindil Beach Casino & Resort selected as new name after stakeholder input DARWIN, N.T., Australia, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Global hospitality company Delaware North has received regulatory approval to proceed with its acquisition of SKYCITY Darwin and has announced plans to rename the popular gaming and entertainment venue and resort. The official transfer… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited confirms active discussions about an acquisition involving Hong Kong Express Airways Limited (“HKE”)

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement…. Read the full press release

IHG® announces the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has today (13 FEBRUARY 2019) announced the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, one of the world’s leading operators of luxury hotels, resorts and spas. The $300 million cash acquisition from Pegasus Capital Advisors includes all of Six Senses’ brands and operating… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels celebrates the successful growth of WoodSpring Suites since its acquisition in February 2018

Milestone Caps off Year of Record Performance and Rapid Growth ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The WoodSpring Suites brand recently surpassed another milestone with the opening of its 250th hotel in the greater Portland, Ore., area. This landmark achievement coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) acquisition of the WoodSpring brand… Read the full press release

Oakwood® to manage Mapletree’s latest acquisition of a 184-unit residential property in Arlington, Virginia

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), announced today (JANUARY 17, 2019) that it will manage Mapletree’s latest acquisition of a 184-unit residential property at 1550 Clarendon Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia, from AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Located in Arlington’s desirable, bustling Rosslyn neighborhood, known for the quality lifestyle it… Read the full press release

dnata completes the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering

Dubai/New York, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, today (11 December 2018) announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows dnata to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network… Read the full press release

Oaks Hotels & Resorts announces the successful acquisition of boutique resort QT Port Douglas

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a division of Minor Hotels, is strengthening its presence in Tropical North Queensland, announcing it has acquired the freehold interest of the boutique resort QT Port Douglas and adjoining land. In a deal brokered by CBRE, the 170-room resort – now called Oaks Resort… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines further enhances its digital capabilities with the acquisition of minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic

Singapore, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has acquired a minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic, in a move to further enhance its digital capabilities. The stake in Data Republic was acquired through a placement of new shares. A statement of no objection was received recently from the Australian Foreign Investment Review… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings successfully completes the acquisition of hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined

NORWALK, Conn., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (Dec. 3, 2018) announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced plan to acquire hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined. With a strong presence in APAC and thousands of active affiliates worldwide, HotelsCombined will report into Booking Holdings’ leading travel metasearch brand, KAYAK. “We’ve admired HotelsCombined and… Read the full press release

Hyatt adds Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson, and tommie brands into its lifestyle and wellbeing offerings following the completion of Two Roads Hospitality acquisition

Addition of Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson and tommie brands expands Hyatt’s lifestyle and wellbeing offerings for high-end travelers worldwide Acquisition price revised to $405 million from $480 million; additional potential consideration revised to $96 million from $120 million CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (November 30, 2018)… Read the full press release

HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS BRAND ADDS TO ITS RESORT PORTFOLIO WITH PURCHASE OF HISTORIC LAKE TAHOE-AREA RESORT

Orlando, FL, USA, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, is happy to announce the acquisition of the historic 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort and Spa in Genoa, Nevada from 1862, LLC and other affiliates of Summer Winds Resorts. The resort features 108 villas,… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality expands its global portfolio with the acquisition of JW Marriott Grosvenor House, in London’s Mayfair district

The historic hotel marks the company’s 3rd acquisition in the United Kingdom Doha, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, Qatar Investment Authority’s hotel unit, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, announced the expansion of its global portfolio with the acquisition of JW Marriott Grosvenor House, a historic hotel on the famed… Read the full press release

SITA enhances its airport operations and passenger flow management solutions with the acquisition of MEXIA Interactive

Acquisition will enhance SITA’s passenger flow and queue management capabilities Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, today (06 November 2018) announced the acquisition of private company MEXIA Interactive (“MEXIA”), a leading global provider of curb-to-gate passenger analytics for the air transport industry. The… Read the full press release