The first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, California and in Solano County, Hyatt Place Vacaville, is officially open

136-room Hyatt Place hotel opens in the heart of Vacaville, Calif. CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 14, 2019) that Hyatt Place Vacaville, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, Calif. and in Solano County, is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s… Read the full press release

AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay Welcomes First Guests

El Segundo, CA, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 180-room AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay has officially opened its doors, bringing its timeless design with European soul and Spanish roots to El Segundo, California. The new-build lifestyle property, part of AC Hotels by Marriott®, is located in South Bay, a growing business and entertainment… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Mountain View in Silicon Valley, California

New lifestyle hotel targets savvy explorers seeking shareable moments CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (July 18, 2019) the opening of Hyatt Centric Mountain View. Ideally situated in the Village at San Antonio Center, the new 167-room hotel marks the lifestyle brand’s first property in Silicon Valley, Calif. and its fourth… Read the full press release

SFO hosts new exhibition showcases studio craft made by California artists

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Studio craft combines the characteristics of traditional, handmade craft with the refined qualities of fine art. Made by professional artist-craftspeople who work in a variety of media, studio craft includes both utilitarian items and more experimental pieces that focus on aesthetics over function. For many, studio… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

Honorees Span 19 States and Washington, D.C.; Restaurants in California, Illinois and New York Boast Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With Memorial Day and warm weather celebrations on deck, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today (May 21, 2019) released its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America… Read the full press release

SFO announces new exhibition illuminating the extraordinary world of insects

The new exhibition illuminates the extraordinary world of insects through the collection of the Essig Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Berkeley SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Insects are the most diverse macroscopic organisms on the planet. Researchers have identified over one million species of insects and estimate that… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Discovery Kingdom Napa Gateway in Vallejo, California

New hotel located near Six Flags Amusement Park VALLEJO, Calif., 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton, the global upper-midscale brand known for its commitment to providing unmatched guest service, today (April 15, 2019) announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Discovery Kingdom Napa Gateway in Vallejo, California. Owned by… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels to develop three dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties and two stand-alone Sleep Inn hotels in Phoenix metropolitan area and across California

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed agreements with Equinox Hospitality to develop three dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties and two stand-alone Sleep Inn hotels. These midscale hotels will be built in the Phoenix metropolitan area and across California, and the first hotel is set to open in 2021…. Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts and SCG America partner for a new Le Méridien hotel in Orange County, California slated to open in 2021

ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a signing ceremony that took place yesterday, Interstate Hotels & Resorts today (JANUARY 31, 2019) announced its executed management agreement with New York City-based SCG America (SCGA) – the company leading the development of a new Le Méridien hotel in Orange County, California. Construction is anticipated to… Read the full press release

Hyatt expects 40 new hotels to open in California, Oregon and Washington by the end of 2021

Hyatt to expand its brand portfolio in California, Oregon and Washington by nearly 45 percent CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(January 28, 2019) announced that Hyatt expects 40 new hotels to open in California, Oregon and Washington by the end of 2021, fueling Hyatt’s regional brand growth by… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels to develop 15 new-construction midscale hotels in the Western US

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with Jay Virk to develop 15 new-construction midscale hotels in the Western region of the U.S. through 2026. Five Sleep Inn hotels and five dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties will be built across California and Arizona: Sleep Inn hotels: Elk Grove, Manteca, Three Rivers, Turlock, and Watsonville,… Read the full press release

California: Torrance’s First Boutique Hotel Bluestem Hotel joins the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International

Bluestem Hotel Joins the Ascend Hotel Collection ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The beautifully designed Bluestem Hotel is the latest property to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their community. Like the blue-silver grass that bears its name, the Bluestem Hotel… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new, nonstop service from Midway International Airport to California and Mexico

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation(CDA) announces that Southwest Airlines has launched new, nonstop service today (11/04/2018) from Midway International Airport (MDW) to California and Mexico, just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season. As of today, Southwest now has daily service between Midway and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The airline also began service from Midway to sunny Cabo San Lucas Aeropuerto… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of two new properties in California and New York to its growing collection

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts unveils the addition of two new properties to its growing collection – the Courtyard by Marriott Anaheim Resort/Convention Center in Anaheim, California and Wyndham Buffalo Downtown in Buffalo, New York. The two new management contracts follow Interstate’s news of momentum in Europe with four… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces the completion of a $25 million renovation of the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point, California

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa Lands Celebrity Chef as Part of $25 Million Property Reimagination ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a leading powerhouse in third-party hotel and resort management, announces the completion of a $25 million renovation of the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point,… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches three times a week service between Sacramento, California and Kona, Hawaii from Dec. 20

Carrier continues to offer expanding options for travelers on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines brings more aloha spirit to Northern California with the addition of new nonstop service between Sacramento, California, and Kona on the Island of Hawaii. The new service, which is scheduled to begin Dec. 20, will be the only nonstop… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels and Stratus Development Partners to develop five new properties in Santa Clara, California

Stratus Development Partners, LLC to Develop Five New Properties ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of the Cambria Hotels brand, entered into a multi-unit agreement with Stratus Development Partners, LLC to develop five Cambria properties, beginning with a 180-room new construction hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. “The Cambria Hotels brand… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, California

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, Calif. is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand, featuring best-in-class unique, boutique and historic hotels… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces plan to serve Hawaii nonstop from gateway cities in California

DALLAS, TX, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today shared more details in the carrier’s service plans for Hawaii by announcing initial gateway cities in California that would offer nonstop service pending required regulatory approvals. Oakland Metropolitan Airport (OAK), San Diego International Airport (SAN), Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), and Sacramento International Airport (SMF) would gain Hawaii service in the carrier’s flight… Read the full press release

Southwest® inaugurates service on 11 new routes between cities throughout California and cities across the United States

New nonstop routes connect California to key cities across the United States; New International Gateways open new nonstop routes from the United States to Cancun DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) this week will begin operating more than a dozen new nonstop routes across North America. San Jose, Calif…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines opens sales for its summer season 2018

Airline adds more flights for California with new nonstop options from Oakland, connects San Antonio with both the Bay Area and Southern Florida, and adds new international gateways connecting more U.S. cities with Cancun, Mexico! Dallas, TX, 2017-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is looking forward to summer 2018 as autumn sets… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif., expected to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with S3D Partner to develop its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif. The six-story, 90-room property will be located at 201 South Glenoaks Boulevard in downtown Burbank, near some of the world’s most recognized film and television studios. The… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces new Cambria Hotel in Calabasas, California; Expected to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ —  Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Rondell Oasis, LLC, which is managed by the Malibu based Weintraub Real Estate Group, to develop a new Cambria Hotel in Calabasas, Calif. The three-story, 121-room Cambria property will be… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels opens its first property in California

Rockville, Md., 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in partnership with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced today the opening of the Cambria Hotel in Los Angeles – LAX, the brand’s first property in California. Located at 199 North Continental Blvd, the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in San Jose, California scheduled to open in 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partner Villa Developers & Investments, LLC, to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in San Jose, Calif. The 11-story, 173-room Cambria property will be located at… Read the full press release

Lufthansa launches new direct flight from Frankfurt to San José, California along with new concept FlyingLab

From 1 July, Lufthansa will fly nonstop from Frankfurt to San José Passengers test digital innovations on board the LH488 Live conference on digital trends of Lufthansa, Instagram, Mercedes Benz and Visit San José Passengers experience the new destination with Lufthansa at different events COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2016-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — From today (July… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches UK’s only direct flights to Oakland, California just in time for the summer

LONDON, 2016-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian continues the expansion of its groundbreaking low-cost long-haul network by launching the UK’s only direct flights to Oakland, California just in time for the summer. From 12 May, Europe’s third largest low-cost airline commences the new year-round service offering the cheapest direct flights to the West… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the launch of its flights to San Jose, California with trade promotion

LONDON, 2016-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of British Airways’ launch of flights on May 4 to San Jose in California, one of the world’s tech capitals, the airline has launched a trade promotion. To be in with a chance to win a pair of return tickets to the city, agents simply need to book… Read the full press release

IHG unveils newly-renovated Holiday Inn Resort® The Lodge at Big Bear Lake hotel in Big Bear Lake, California

The Lodge at Big Bear Lake will be first Holiday Inn Resort location in California ATLANTA, 2016-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the newly-renovated 148-room Holiday Inn Resort® The Lodge at Big Bear Lake hotel in Big Bear Lake, Calif. This hotel is… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California puts together Family-friendly package to create a Winter Wonderland for families this holiday season

Family-friendly package includes VIP admission to “Let it Snow” holiday event, Character Breakfast, Elf Story Time, children’s welcome amenity and more Los Angeles, Westlake Village, 2015-11-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California pulls out all the stops to create a Winter Wonderland for families this holiday season. The all-inclusive overnight package includes… Read the full press release