IHG Expands Garner Brand Across EMEAA, Eyes 500 Hotels in 10 Years

Brand now available in more key international markets (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts is rapidly expanding its midscale conversion brand, Garner hotels, across the Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa (EMEAA) region, signaling a significant stride towards its goal of achieving more than 500 hotels in the next decade. Following strategic agreements and successful… Read the full press release

Caption by Hyatt Expands Globally with New Hotels Planned in U.S. and Asia Pacific

Caption by Hyatt Experiencing Momentum Globally with Hotels Planned in the U.S. and Asia Pacific (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation celebrates the groundbreaking of Caption by Hyatt Chattanooga in Tennessee, marking the brand’s continued expansion and innovation in the hospitality sector. Developed by 3H Group Inc., the hotel combines upscale design with the convenience of… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Reaches 1,012 Open Hotels in Asia Pacific, Accelerating Growth Across the Region

“We’re investing in our brands, delivering great returns for our owners, and driving growth across the region” – Rajit Sukumaran, MD EAPAC (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts achieves a significant milestone with 1,012 open hotels in Asia Pacific, marking a remarkable expansion for the global hospitality company. Over the past year, IHG has welcomed… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo Concludes a Year of Growth and Investment, Poised for Further Expansion in Air Logistics

(IN SHORT) Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates, has completed a year of substantial growth and investment, underlining its confidence in the continued importance of air cargo in global trade. In 2023, the division witnessed a 7% increase in cargo uplift, outperforming the market. To support future growth, Emirates SkyCargo added two Boeing 747-400Fs… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Explores Expansion Opportunities in Greater China

IHG aims to seize growth and empower a new chapter in Greater China’s hospitality industry (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts is focusing on expanding its presence in Greater China due to its significant growth potential and mature consumer market. The CEO of IHG, Elie Maalouf, and the executive committee visited Greater China to explore… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation Continues Expansion with Over 30 New Luxury and Lifestyle Properties in the Americas Region

Hyatt brands enter new markets, recent acquisitions broaden offerings for the industry’s fastest growing loyalty program Chicago, IL, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) continues to strategically grow its luxury and lifestyle brand footprint with a strong development pipeline of more than 30 planned hotels and resorts in the Americas region through… Read the full press release

Marriott International Continues Expansion in Türkiye with 13 New Deals and Over 2,000 Rooms

Signed projects include the anticipated debut of Fairfield Inn by Marriott in the country ISTANBUL, TURKEY, 2023-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) reinforced its long-term commitment to Türkiye with the announcement of 13 deal signings comprising over 2,000 rooms. The signings are expected to further enhance the company’s footprint in… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces major expansion in Mexico, set to increase brand portfolio by 30% by 2025

Newly signed properties will grow Hyatt’s leisure, lifestyle, luxury and all-inclusive offerings in top Mexico destinations CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced the strategic growth of its brand portfolio in Mexico, a top leisure and business travel destination for global and domestic travelers, with new luxury and all-inclusive hotels and… Read the full press release

IHG’s voco brand continues rapid expansion, driving growth in conversion space

The emerging IHG Hotels & Resorts’ brand reaches milestone in just five years of its first-ever hotel opening DENHAM, UK, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Launched in 2018, voco hotels has quickly become the fastest-growing brand within IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Premium collection with properties in 18 countries and new-to-market hotels opening in Japan,… Read the full press release

Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Terminal 5 named Public Project of the Year at HACIA awards banquet for diversity and inclusion

Chicago, IL, 2023-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The renovation and expansion of Terminal 5 at O’Hare International Airport was named the 2022 Public Project of the Year at the 43rd Annual Awards Banquet of the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA), Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced this evening…. Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group Acquires Le Richemond in Switzerland, Continues Global Expansion

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and member of Dubai Holding, today (06 February 2023) announced the acquisition of its first property in Switzerland as it continues its growth trajectory and international expansion. The flagship property – Le Richemond – was founded in 1875 and is… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the World’s Largest Hotel Franchising Company, Setting Sights on Continued Expansion in 2023 Following a Successful Year

World’s largest hotel franchising company well-positioned for future growth following a year in which it added new brands, entered new markets and attracted new, diverse hotel owners PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,100 hotels across more than 95 countries, is setting… Read the full press release

dnata Breaks Ground on New 20,000 sq m Cargo Warehouse at Erbil International Airport

Expansion will create up to 50 additional, direct jobs with dnata Latest technologies and sustainable solutions will maximise operational and environmental efficiency Facility will be capable of processing 100,000 tonnes of cargo annually Erbil, Iraq, 2023-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has broken ground on its… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotel New Haven University Area grand opening celebrates brand’s expansion in New England

New property brings upscale brand’s hallmark design and luxury amenities to growing New England portfolio ROCKVILLE, Md., 2023-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its expansion throughout New England with the grand opening of its newest hotel in Connecticut: the Cambria Hotel New Haven University Area. This addition will… Read the full press release

SITA selects TechTalent as technology partner to drive its expansion in Romania

Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA and TechTalent Software have announced a strategic partnership to launch a Research and Development center in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The new center will support SITA’s focus on accelerating the development of new passenger processing and government solutions. As the recovery in air travel gathers pace, there is… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces plans for an extensive portfolio expansion in Egypt

Building on the long-term partnership with Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG), Four Seasons to expand Egyptian collection with a new hotel and residential community in New Cairo Capital, a new hotel in Luxor and additional Private Residences in Sharm El Sheikh as part of its multi-million-dollar expansion Toronto, Canada, 2022-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading… 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

Accor continues expansion across Greater China with more than 520 hotels now in operation and an additional 350 under development

WORLD’S MOST DIVERSE HOSPITALITY GROUP CONTINUES TO ACCELERATE GROWTH IN THE REGION SURPASSING THE 500 HOTELS MILESTONE WITH A ROBUST PIPELINE OF NEW HOTELS OPENING IN 2022 AND BEYOND Paris, France, 2022-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor is advancing through 2022 with a continued focus on expanding its presence across Greater China, offering more hotels to travelers… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines plans for renovation and expansion of its lounges at Seattle and Portland airports

All-new lounges planned for both airports with significant renovations in the near term SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has targeted a significant, multi-million dollar renovation and expansion of our most popular Lounges with plans for all-new locations at both at Seattle and Portland airports in the coming years. The revitalization of two current… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels continues expansion with eight new hotels coast to coast in 2021

Upscale Brand Adds Eight Category Defining Properties in 2021 while Breaking Ground on Six Hotels in Major United States Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues to accelerate the brand’s expansion around the country by debuting eight hotels coast to coast in… Read the full press release

Finavia and The Nordic Investment Bank sign loan agreement to support Helsinki Airport expansion program

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia and The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) have signed a 15-year loan agreement of EUR 25 million to finance the fourth and final phase of the strategic investment programme, which includes the extension of the Terminal 2 at Helsinki Airport. Helsinki Airport has been undergoing extensive work… Read the full press release

Outrigger Hospitality Group Acquires Three Thailand Resorts

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts growing in Thailand

Trio of beach resorts in Koh Samui, Phuket and Khao Lak to re-open under the Outrigger brand and management by the end of the year   PHUKET, THAILAND, 2021-Jul-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it has completed its purchase of the Manathai Hotels and Resorts brand – inclusive of three… Read the full press release

Vail Resorts announces significant expansion of its current youth access efforts

BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 3, 2019), as part of its Epic for Everyone platform, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced a significant expansion of its current youth access efforts, with plans to launch new programs at more than a dozen resorts that serve major metropolitan areas, including New York City, Washington,… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport unveils plans for its second expansion phase

Stunning indoor tropical garden and water feature design revealed for phase two Doha, Qatar, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase to an international audience of real estate investors at Cityscape Qatar, which is taking place from 22 to 24 October in Doha. HIA’s… Read the full press release

dnata introduces new management structure to reflect the robust expansion of its International Airport Operations division

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has introduced a new management structure to reflect the robust expansion of its International Airport Operations division. The new set-up enables the company to leverage strengths and synergies and continually provide excellent brand and service experiences to all customers… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority Announces $90 Million Expansion of Concourse A

Project Elevate: Concourse A Will Add Eight Gates, New Amenities to Accommodate GRR Passenger Growth; Federal Inspection Station and Control Tower Relocation Also Planned Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority Board today (August 28, 2019) announced Project Elevate, a three-development expansion of Ford Airport that begins … Read the full press release

Construction work begins on major airfield expansion at Auckland Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Work has begun on the biggest expansion to Auckland Airport’s airfield since the 1970s. Covering the equivalent of more than 250,000 m2 or about 30 rugby fields, a new taxiway and six remote stands for parking and servicing aircraft are being built at the western end of… Read the full press release

IHG’s avid™ hotels brand continues expansion and accelerates international growth with first groundbreaking in Mexico

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today (07 AUGUST 2019) that its avid™ hotels brand continues to expand, with nearly 200 signings now in place for new locations. More than 60 of those signed are hotels under construction, or have design and construction… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport announces €500 million modernisation and expansion program

More Space and More Quality for Travellers: Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Large-Scale Terminal Modernisation Investments: Vienna Airport on the Path Towards a 5th Star VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A major investment of about € 500 million is for the renovation of Terminal 2 and the Pier East and construction of a large additional… Read the full press release

HUNGARY: EIB and Budapest Airport sign 200 million loan agreement for the continued expansion and upgrades of Liszt Ferenc International Airport

EUR 200 loan agreement between EIB and Budapest Airport allows further expansion of Hungary`s main airport; Activity is backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment plan for Europe (or Juncker plan); Passengers to continue experiencing world-class service at the Airport; BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Continued… Read the full press release