Giovanni Battista D’Alessandro appointed Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operations at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan, 2022-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Making the move from the tropical Maldives to the cultural heart of Japan, Giovanni Battista D’Alessandro joins Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto as Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operations. His appointment marks the start of an exciting new chapter, being the first leadership change in the Food and Beverage division… Read the full press release

AHLA relaunches its Hospitality is Working campaign to reignite travel nationwide

National Effort to Highlight Hotels’ Commitment to Workforce, Guests, Communities WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2022-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (May 3, 2022) relaunched its Hospitality is Working campaign, seeking to reignite travel nationwide and showcase the economic and community benefits hotels provide in neighborhoods across the country…. Read the full press release

Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila earns its sixth consecutive new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award

The Philippines’ first sky hotel feted with the world’s best in travel and hospitality Hong Kong, China, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today (26 April 2022) announced its 2022 Star Awards. Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila received its sixth consecutive… Read the full press release

Outrigger is First Hospitality Company to Pursue Green Seal Certification in Mauritius, Fiji and Hawaii

Outrigger is First Hospitality Company to Pursue Green Seal Certification

The premier beach resort brand moves forward with leading sustainability certification process HONOLULU, 2022-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it is moving forward with the Green Seal certification process at its beach resorts in Mauritius and Fiji and at seven of its owned and/or managed properties in Hawaii. With… Read the full press release

Amadeus unveils five defining trends for the US group travel and events industry in 2022

Forward-looking on-the-books hotel group occupancy rates for 2022 in the US already match the total made in 2021, and outperform 2020 Data points to significant uptick, particularly in unique markets, but bookings will be smaller in both size and value with shorter lead times PORTSMOUTH, NH, 2022-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As hoteliers evaluate… Read the full press release

White Hat Volunteers returns to YYC Calgary International Airport

CALGARY, Alberta, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority’s iconic White Hat Volunteers will be returning to YYC Calgary International Airport next month to provide world-class hospitality to guests following a two-year pause due to COVID-19. Guided by the North Star, YYC’s growth and success is based on creating effortless and memorable… Read the full press release

New General Manager Announced at Hilton Lake Como, Italy

London, 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Matthias Welzel has been named as the new General Manager of Hilton Lake Como. Located in the heart of the city of Como, the 170-room Hilton property opened in 2018 and is privately owned by the Limonta family. The hotel originated as the site of the Tintoria Subalpina… Read the full press release

Delaware North announces new specialty items for the NCAA Tournament

New items include unique twists on classic Buffalo fare BUFFALO, NY, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With KeyBank Center set to host games in the first and second rounds of the men’s NCAA Tournament this week, arena foodservice partner Delaware North announced a variety of new specialty items across general concessions, clubs and suites…. Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International launches hotel booking engine

New System, Powered By Priceline, Has Thousands of Hotel Options for Pre- and Post-cruise Adventures MIAMI, FL, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 16, 2022), Royal Caribbean International launched a hotel booking engine to make it easy for vacationers to opt in for additional days of adventure before or after their cruise. Royal Caribbean… Read the full press release

Delaware North integrates Have A Game Plan.® Bet Responsibly™ responsible gaming campaign

Hospitality and entertainment company will integrate campaign onsite and via digital media WASHINGTON, USA, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ —Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and entertainment, is partnering with the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Have A Game Plan.® Bet Responsibly™ to promote responsible sports wagering. As a campaign partner, Delaware North will add to its… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality participates in the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’s ‘Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality for the Planet’

In cooperation with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, Deutsche Hospitality contributes to a comprehensive sustainability project Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, the leading global network in responsible hospitality, has launched the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality for the Planet. The vision of the Pathway is that every… Read the full press release

The American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association as a new member

50 Lodging Associations Now AHLA Members WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2022-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (March 8, 2022) announced it has welcomed the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association (PRHTA) as a new member, continuing to grow the association’s reach at a critical time for the hotel… 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

Leading hospitality group Accor and investment leader Amundi adopted the Fondation de la Mer’s Ocean Framework

London, UK, 2022-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Amundi, a responsible investment leader, and Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, today (FEBRUARY, 10TH, 2022) announce an increased commitment to ocean preservation through the adoption of the Ocean Framework[1], designed by Fondation de la Mer to help companies and investors assess the impact of business activities on… Read the full press release

The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio recycled used mattresses showcasing its sustainability best practices

BUFFALO, NY, 2022-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio is showcasing sustainability best practices with its recent lodging upgrades. The Lodge, where Delaware North has provided lodging, food and beverage and retail services since 2004, replaced 387 mattresses and box springs across the property in early January. Instead of the… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental announces its first property in Greece — Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino

Costa Navarino, Greece, 2022-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel in Costa Navarino, scheduled to open in Spring 2023. The Group’s first property in Greece, Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino will be located on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese, one of the most unspoiled… Read the full press release

Marriott International to open nearly 100 hotels in Asia Pacific in 2022

Company expects to open nearly 100 hotels in Asia Pacific in 2022 HONG KONG, 2022-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (FEBRUARY 9, 2022) announced its plans to further expand its portfolio across Asia Pacific, targeting to open its 1000th property in the region in late 2022. The company expects to… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the opening of its second lounge at Geneva International Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is opening its second lounge at Geneva International Airport on 1 February 2022. Located in the new East Wing of the airport, the new ASPIRE Crystal Lounge will be open daily from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is accessible to all passengers for an admission… Read the full press release

Customer service, hospitality, security jobs available at Manchester Airport’s Jobs Fair which starts on 10 February 2022

Jobs fair will be held on Thursday 10th February Hundreds of roles available at Manchester Airport, including 500 in security Other roles include customer services and hospitality positions Recruitment drive comes after travel restrictions were eased, with a range of benefits on offer to MAG employees To book a place visit the Jobs Fair’s Eventbrite page Manchester, UK,… Read the full press release

The Leading Hotels of the World named Andrea Scherz as chairman of its Executive Committee

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (LHW) has named Mr. Andrea Scherz the chairman of its Executive Committee, effective January 1, 2022. Scherz is the proprietor and general manager of Gstaad Palace in Switzerland and has served on LHW’s Executive Committee for the past 11 years,… Read the full press release

Delaware North’s Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino Racetrack donates to Salvation Army through its “Game Changer” program

BUFFALO, NY, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Some local children in Wheeling, W.Va., will have their summer vacation plans paid for, thanks to a donation from Delaware North’s Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino Racetrack. The casino made a donation of $6,883.38 to the Salvation Army through its “Game Changer” program, Delaware North’s ongoing initiative across several… Read the full press release

Westin London City opens in the heart of the capital of England, the brand’s first hotel in the UK

The Landmark Opening Sets a New Standard for Wellness Travel in the Heart of the Capital BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, unveils The Westin London City, the brand’s first hotel in the UK and the 1,000 hotel within the… 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

PATA and global hospitality, travel and tourism sector organisations announce release of The Net Zero Methodology for Hotels

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with global hospitality, travel and tourism sector organisations released a new methodology to guide hotels on how to set a net zero pathway. The Net Zero Methodology for Hotels provides detailed guidance on how hotels can approach the technical… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces signing of to Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels projects in Saudi Arabia

Focus on Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — In the presence of His Excellency Ahmed Al-Khateeb, Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Fund. The Tourism Development Fund (TDF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Deutsche Hospitality, the umbrella… Read the full press release

Sodexo Live!, Consumer Technology Association and Las Vegas Convention Center team up to donate 1,000 boxed lunches from CES to local food banks

Food recovered from the tradeshow was provided to community-based social service agencies LAS VEGAS, NV, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Sodexo Live!, the hospitality partner to the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and many of the world’s most iconic venues, today (13-JAN-2022) announced the donation of nearly 1,000 boxed lunches from this year’s CES to local food… 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

Rosewood São Paulo officially opens its doors to guests

Encapsulating the city’s storied past and innovative future, the landmark new hotel marks a São Paulo renaissance  São Paulo, Brazil, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood São Paulo officially opens its doors today (JANUARY 10, 2022), heralding Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® entrance into South America as a new global icon for the ultra-luxury brand. Centrally… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Thompson Buckhead, Atlanta

The new 201-key hotel makes its mark on one of the city’s most desirable and vibrant neighborhoods Chicago, IL, 2021-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation [NYSE: H] announced today (December 15, 2021) the opening of Thompson Buckhead. The lifestyle property introduces Atlanta to its refined edge in hospitality and brings to market a timeless… Read the full press release

Qantas and Jetstar to operate flights to and from Queensland from Victoria and New South Wales as border reopens

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Jetstar are set to reunite thousands of loved ones today (13TH DECEMBER 2021) as Queensland’s border reopens to Victoria and New South Wales for the first time in more than five months. Nearly 10,000 passengers will travel today on close to 100 Qantas and Jetstar… Read the full press release