Marco Polo Xiamen welcomes new General Manager Jean-Philippe Jacopin

Xiamen, China, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Jean-Philippe Jacopin has been appointed General Manager of Marco Polo Xiamen. The 300-room hotel sits on the edge of Lake Yundang in the white egret protection zone, and is managed by Hong Kong SAR-based Wharf Hotels. Jean-Philippe’s expertise will play an important role in taking Marco Polo Xiamen forward… Read the full press release

Accor and Ennismore to open at least 1,300 JO&JOE hotels in China thru partnership with Country Garden’s Funyard Hotels and Resorts

China, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor in collaboration with Ennismore today (April 20, 2022) announced an unprecedented long-term master franchise agreement with Country Garden’s core alliance enterprise, Funyard Hotels and Resorts. Together with Funyard, one of the top hotel and property developers in China, Accor and Ennismore will introduce the lifestyle brand JO&JOE to China,… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Lakeside Ningbo in mainland China

The 174-room lifestyle hotel provides savvy travelers a relaxing stay by the lake and a stylish launchpad for exploration CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (April 13, 2021) the opening of Hyatt Centric Lakeside Ningbo, marking the first Hyatt Centric hotel in mainland China. Located beside Tongxin Lake… Read the full press release

TUI Blue aims to grow to 300+ hotels in Southeast Asia, China, Africa and the Middle East

Erik Friemuth: “An important milestone on the way to becoming the world’s leading leisure hotel brand” TUI Group’s hotel subsidiary aims for growth with management and franchise agreements New development offices in Dubai and Hong Kong Contracts signed for first hotels in China Berlin, Germany, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Group will continue to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin appoints Simon Song as its Director of Food and Beverage and Culinary Operations

Tianjin, China, 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin announces the appointment of a Four Seasons veteran to its executive Planning Committee – Simon Song as its Director of Food and Beverage and Culinary Operations. “We are delighted to welcome Simon, given his demonstrated professionalism and impactful management with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts for over six years,” says Julien Carralero, General Manager of Four… Read the full press release

KLM expands capacity on European routes to 16 million seats in total

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With direct flights to 167 destinations, KLM is ready for summer. Between 27 March and 29 October, KLM will fly to 96 European and 71 intercontinental destinations, offering excellent choice for business and leisure travellers alike. Europe: increased capacity Demand for air travel is increasing as Covid-19… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Chengdu names Kai Behrens as General Manager

New Appointment at Kempinski Hotel Chengdu – Mr. Kai Behrens as General Manager Chengdu, China, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Chengdu is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Behrens as General Manager. A German national, Mr Behrens started his career in the hospitality industry at the prestigious Hyatt Regency Cologne in… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels and ANTA Group unveil plans for the first-of-its-kind FILA-branded hotel in Shanghai

A unique expression of life and vitality, FILA HOUSE Shanghai to join the JdV by Hyatt portfolio CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and ANTA Sports Products Co., Ltd. (ANTA Group) announced plans for the first-of-its-kind FILA-branded hotel in Shanghai – FILA HOUSE Shanghai. The hotel will make its mark… Read the full press release

Swissport to provide airport ground services and air cargo handling for Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK)

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With recent contract wins in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK), Swissport now supports Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading low-cost airline, in an exclusive partnership at all Japanese stations. Swissport has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling for Cebu Pacific in Japan since 2014. With… Read the full press release

Anantara announces Anantara Anji Resort in China’s northwestern Zhejiang Province

Zhejiang, China, 2022-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara’s world renowned luxury is coming to China’s Anji County in northwestern Zhejiang Province. A popular escape for nature lovers and hailed as an eco-tourism destination, Anji County is located three-hours’ drive from Shanghai and less than an hour’s drive from Zhejiang’s capital of Hangzhou. Known for… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia encourages travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia with Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign

Tourism Australia is launching a new campaign internationally to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, with international borders re-opening to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors from 21 February 2022. Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Don’t Go Small. Go Australia is a $40 million campaign being rolled out… Read the full press release

CWT announces the appointment of Belinda Hindmarsh as SVP, Chief Operating Officer of RoomIt and China

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2022-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform announces the  appointment of Belinda Hindmarsh as SVP, Chief Operating Officer of RoomIt and China, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Belinda will spearhead commercial development of RoomIt, CWT’s global hotel distribution division, and of CWT’s operations in China… Read the full press release

Cascade acquires a majority stake in Four Seasons from an affiliate of Kingdom Holding Company

Grounded in its renowned people and service culture, the iconic luxury brand continues to accelerate expansion plans in key markets globally Toronto, Canada, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts continues to solidify its leadership position through the strategic expansion of its portfolio of hotels, resorts and residential developments. The… Read the full press release

SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights: Airlines and airports in China leading the way in automating the passenger journey

New operational efficiencies, low-touch and seamless passenger experiences, and IT to support sustainability identified as priorities. Beijing, China, 2022-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines and airports in China are leading the way globally in automating the passenger journey, with 100% of airlines saying they are investing in upgrading their passenger management systems. In particular,… Read the full press release

Hyatt and Keyestone Group announce China’s first Hello Kitty Hotel in Sanya, Hainan

The hotel will be a part of the Sanya Hello Kitty Resort, to be opened by 2025 CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Keyestone Group, a Hong Kong-based conglomerate focused on the development and management of high-quality premier projects in the Greater China region, and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H), a leading global hospitality company,… Read the full press release

Oliver Kuhn appointed General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, St. Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — From China to Russia: Kempinski Hotels appoints Oliver Kuhn as General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, St. Petersburg who joins the elegant property in the heart of the city from the Southwest of China, where he worked as General Manager at the Kempinski Hotel Chongqing… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces signing of W Nanjing anticipated to open in 2025

Slated to open in 2025, the urban escape will bring thought-provoking design and innovative programming SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. today (JANUARY 7, 2022) announced it has signed an agreement with Nanjing OCT Properties to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to Nanjing. W Nanjing is set to become an… Read the full press release

Ritz-Carlton announces the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Harbin, China

With Impeccable Design and Legendary Service, The Ritz-Carlton, Harbin is Set To Create Lasting Memories For Guests In Northeast China’s Fabulous Winter Wonderland HARBIN, CHINA, 2021-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (NOVEMBER 29, 2021) announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Harbin, bringing… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Tianjin Aqua City officially opened its doors to guests

Shanghai, China, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Tianjin Aqua City has opened its doors, introducing another exciting Radisson branded upscale hotel to one of China’s most important ports. Situated in the heart of Tianjin and directly connected to the Aqua City lifestyle mall, Radisson Hotel Tianjin Aqua City is surrounded by popular… Read the full press release

Accor launches a unique global portfolio of boutique hotels and luxurious resorts — Emblems Collection

Guiyang Art Center Hotel, Emblems Collection, in the heart of China’s Guizhou province, will be the brand’s first hotel Paris, France, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world leading hospitality group featuring one of the industry’s most diverse and fully integrated hospitality ecosystems, is delighted to introduce Emblems Collection, a unique global portfolio of boutique… Read the full press release

CWT announces the appointment of Laura Wang as Director of Global Supplier Management (GSM) China

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2021-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, has appointed Laura Wang as Director of Global Supplier Management (GSM) China. In this role, Laura will lead the negotiation and implementation of air, ground transportation and hotel agreements to ensure robust, broad and value-optimized business travel products and services for… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts to debut eleven new enchanted escapes by 2025 in world’s most coveted leisure destinations

Iconic Luxury Brand to Usher in a New Era of Enchantment in the World’s Most Exquisite Leisure Locales in Bermuda, Mexico, Morocco, Aruba, China, the Dominican Republic, Oman and Qatar BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Solidifying St. Regis Hotels & Resorts’ position as a leader in luxury, the iconic brand expects to… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of the 196-room Taoxichuan Hotel

The hotel offers an elevated guest experience that pays homage to Jingdezhen’s heritage of ceramic craftsmanship CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 5, 2021) announced the opening of Taoxichuan Hotel, a truly one-of-a-kind addition to The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand. The 196-room hotel has been developed as… Read the full press release

Hyatt and The Wharf announces Park Hyatt brand’s entry into Central China

Park Hyatt Changsha to bring a luxury experience to this vibrant city as part of the premium commercial complex Changsha IFS SHANGHAI / HONG KONG, 2021-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt and The Wharf (Holdings) Limited today (September 13, 2021) announced plans for a new Park Hyatt hotel in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province,… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide opens in Changsha, Hunan province, China, the first W in central China

Unexpected Design, an Unrivaled Social Scene, and Uniquely Eclectic Luxury Meet to Redefine the Hospitality Scene in Central China CHANGSHA, CHINA, 2021-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The future is now. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, is set to light up the capital and largest city in Hunan province, China, with today’s opening… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality and shareholder Huazhu open new IntercityHotel in China, the IntercityHotel Zhengzhou East Railway Station

Launch of the 260-room IntercityHotel Zhengzhou East Railway Station Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is continuing to pursue its course of expansion. Together with its shareholder Huazhu, the group has opened a spectacular new IntercityHotel in China in the form of the IntercityHotel Zhengzhou East Railway Station. Located… Read the full press release

Virtual PATA Travel Mart (PTM) 2021 to take place on September 2-5

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today (August 3, 2021) announced that Virtual PATA Travel Mart (PTM) 2021 will take place from September 2-5 and Leshan, China will once again be the featured destination for the event. Virtual PTM is a business-to-business travel contracting and virtual networking event that… Read the full press release

St. Regis Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of The St. Regis Qingdao

The St. Regis Qingdao Introduces Iconic Butler Service, Celebrated Rituals and Exquisite Dining to the Region’s Modern Luminaries QINGDAO, CHINA, 2021-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — St. Regis Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, today (AUGUST 2, 2021) announced the debut of The St. Regis Qingdao. The highly anticipated… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces signing of new Radisson Blu property in Changyuan in Henan province

Changyuan, China, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group continues to extend its footprint in China with the signing of a new Radisson Blu property that will become the first internationally branded upper-upscale hotel in Changyuan, a rapidly emerging city in Henan province. Currently under construction and scheduled to open its doors in… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels debuts in mainland China with the opening of Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD

The Disruptive Hotel Brand Expands to Mainland China with Additional Openings Slated for Shanghai, Nanjing, Shenzhen and Xi’an in the Next Year SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2021-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD (Central Business District) has officially opened its doors today, debuting the Moxy Hotels brand in mainland China. Designed for the young and the… Read the full press release