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

Technical seminar on the UNWTO International Code for the Protection of Tourists (ICPT) held on the backdrop of the 67th meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Americas

Madrid, Spain, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism leaders from the Americas have met to address the current challenges and opportunities around restoring confidence in travel across the region. A special seminar on the UNWTO International Code for the Protection of Tourists (ICPT) featured interventions from the experts involved in drafting the landmark legal framework. The… Read the full press release

Ronny Fernández appointed inaugural resort manager of Naviva®, A Four Seasons Resort, Punta Mita, Mexico

Fernández will oversee the brand’s first luxury tented resort in the Americas Punta Mita, México, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts welcomes Ronny Fernández as the inaugural resort manager of Naviva®, A Four Seasons Resort, Punta Mita, Mexico. Set to open in November 2022, the Resort will feature 15 luxury tents nestled amid… Read the full press release

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels continue expansion with 48 new hotels to open across the Americas in 2022 and 2023

With strong RevPAR acceleration in 2021, Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands are well positioned to respond to growing travel demand in the Americas CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 23, 2022) that Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotels in the Americas continue to outperform in leisure,… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts appoints Julienne Smith as new Chief Development Officer, Americas

Americas Chief Development Officer Joel Eisemann to retire, Julienne Smith, current SVP of Development, appointed to succeed ATLANTA, GA, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today (21 MARCH 2022) announces that Joel Eisemann, Chief Development Officer, Americas, will be retiring from IHG Hotels & Resorts in June. Julienne… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches exclusive amenity kits and gift boxes from French Perfumer Diptyque

The award-winning airline will offer the signature ‘34 Boulevard Saint Germain’ Eau de Toilette or ‘Eau Rose’ Eau de Toilette inside each amenity kit Premium passengers will receive body and face care products packaged beautifully in elegant Diptyque branded amenity kits on selected outbound flights from Doha, and luxurious bespoke gift boxes featuring Diptyque’s signature… Read the full press release

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with Garuda Indonesia

Emirates customers to have access to seven domestic points in Indonesia beyond Jakarta and Bali Flights to popular European destinations from Emirates’ hub can be booked through Garuda Codeshare agreement to bring seamless connectivity and other travel benefits to passengers flying on 16 routes between Indonesia, Middle East and Europe Dubai, UAE, 2022-Mar-11 — /Travel… Read the full press release

DHL Express announces Crew and Maintenance agreement with Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2022-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has entered into a Crew and Maintenance agreement (CM) with Singapore Airlines (SIA) to deploy five Boeing 777 freighters. This agreement marks a further step in DHL Express’ expansion of its intercontinental air network to meet customer demand in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways enhances partnership with Malaysia Airlines

Long-standing partners to offer unrivalled connectivity across both airlines’ global networks via their key hubs – Hamad International Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines Berhad today (23 February 2022) announced a new chapter in their long-standing relationship by signing a Memorandum of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks 10 successful years of operating direct flights between Doha and Tbilisi and Baku

The World’s Best Airline operates daily flights to Tbilisi and five weekly flights to Baku, offering seamless connectivity via the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport to destinations in Asia, Africa, and The Americas DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to celebrate 10 successful years of operating direct flights… Read the full press release

Hyatt to add 45 new hotels to its portfolio in the next 2 years

By 2023, Hyatt is expected to expand its brand footprint in 11 new leisure markets, in addition to growing its hotel presence in key resort, all-inclusive, and urban destinations CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 24, 2022) announced plans to accelerate its brand growth in the Americas… Read the full press release

IHG Hotel & Resorts announces the opening of voco Times Square South

voco hotels brings its unstuffy charm and hosted service to its third location in the Americas New York, NY, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotel & Resorts and Ascott Residence Trust announce the opening of voco Times Square South. As New York City reawakens and Broadway returns to the stage, voco Times Square South is ready… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas commit to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas today (April 14, 2021) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MOU builds on a long history of Alaska leadership advancing SAF and partners the airline with the global SAF pioneers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways plans to operate over 1,200 weekly flights to more than 140 destinations this summer

During the peak of IATA Summer Season 2021 airline will operate over 1,200 weekly frequencies across 23 destinations in Africa, 14 in the Americas, 43 in Asia-Pacific, 43 in Europe and 19 in Middle East Airline’s modern sustainable fleet enables it to offer passengers more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport… Read the full press release

All Hyatt hotels in the Americas to require face coverings within indoor public areas

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — At Hyatt, the safety and security of our colleagues and guests is always a top priority. Guided by our purpose – to care for people so they can be their best – and following medical expert guidance to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, all Hyatt hotels in… Read the full press release

IHG®’s avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels openings

200+ new avid™ hotel properties under development to serve resilient mainstream market Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels opened recently and more than 200 properties in the development pipeline, including 40 under construction and more than 90 with plans… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces thoughtful Americas growth for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand

New openings signify Hyatt’s commitment to offering unique experiences and care for guests within sought-after destinations CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 4, 2020) thoughtful Americas growth for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand, including new openings, brand transitions, and development plans within rich locales with… Read the full press release

Hyatt plans to grow its Americas brand portfolio with the expected openings of nearly 200 hotels by 2022

Hyatt’s Americas full service and select service brand portfolios expected to grow by 33 percent by 2022 CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 28, 2020) announced that Hyatt plans to grow its Americas brand portfolio with the expected opening of more than 50 full service and select… 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

HSMAI Americas Executive Committee members for 2019

McLEAN, VA, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) proudly announces its 2019 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board is composed of a diverse range of travel and hospitality executives from a representative mix of HSMAI members. “As we look to the year ahead, we’re… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces the inauguration of the first specialized hub for tourism in the Americas: Unidigital

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provided its support at the inauguration in Argentina of the first specialized hub for tourism in the Americas: Unidigital, with which a collaboration agreement was signed to promote innovation in tourism. Madrid, Spain, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Unidigital is the result of the collaboration between the public and private sectors to… Read the full press release

Swissport to consolidate its existing regional structure to three management regions — EMEA, Americas and APAC

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective 1 January 2019, Swissport International AG will consolidate its existing regional structure from nine to three management regions. These will be EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), Americas (USA, Canada, Latin America) and APAC (Asia-Pacific). The new structure will reduce overheads across the organization and support faster decision… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific enhances offerings of its loyalty programme – the Marco Polo Club

Earn more club points with Cathay Pacific wherever you fly from 8 December 2017 Hong kong, China, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues to improve the offerings of its loyalty programme – the Marco Polo Club – in response to members’ feedback. Effective 8 December 2017, all Marco Polo Club members will… Read the full press release

A Fall Escape to Four Seasons Resort Nevis is Easier than Ever

A Fall Escape to Four Seasons Resort Nevis is Easier than Ever

New flights from American Airlines and a Stay Longer-Third Night Free promotion make for a picture perfect Caribbean getaway. Nevis, West Indies, Caribbean 2012-09-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — The only Four Seasons in the Caribbean on the lush, hidden gem island of Nevis is more accessible than ever with the addition of two non-stop flights by American Airlines from… Read the full press release