EVEN Hotels Expands Texas Presence with Two New Locations in Austin and Waco

(IN SHORT) EVEN Hotels, a brand under IHG Hotels & Resorts, announces the opening of EVEN Hotel Austin Uptown Near The Domain and the upcoming launch of EVEN Hotel Waco – University Area, marking a significant expansion in Texas. These additions align with EVEN Hotels’ mission to prioritize wellness for travelers, offering signature amenities such… Read the full press release

Six Senses South Carolina Islands: A Paradigm of Coastal Regenerative Luxury

(IN SHORT) Whitestone, in partnership with Redrock Portfolio, Inc., signs a hotel management agreement with Six Senses to establish an eco-conscious resort, spa, and residential community across Hilton Head Island, Daufuskie Island, and Bay Point Island in South Carolina. The project, slated to open in 2026, aims to redefine luxury living with a strong emphasis… Read the full press release

Renaissance Honolulu Hotel & Spa: A Gateway to Island Luxury

Hawaii’s first Renaissance Hotel invites travelers to discover the best of Oahu with innovative design, world-class cuisine and locally inspired living (IN SHORT) Highgate proudly inaugurates Renaissance Honolulu Hotel & Spa, an alluring addition to Honolulu’s hospitality landscape, offering a blend of accessibility and luxury in the heart of the Ala Moana district. With a… Read the full press release

Marriott International Experiences Strong Growth in Caribbean and Latin America Expansion

The region continued meaningful expansion across all segments from midscale to all-inclusive, and residential to luxury; conversions remained a main driver of growth. (IN SHORT) Marriott International reports significant growth in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) region in 2023, nearly doubling its number of organic deal signings compared to the previous year, totaling 57… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy and Cathay Loyalty Program Collaborate for Enhanced Travel Benefits

(IN SHORT) Marriott International, Inc. unveils an expansion of travel benefits in its Marriott Bonvoy program through a collaboration with Cathay Membership program. The partnership offers eligible members exclusive access to each other’s benefits, including limited status match offers and accelerated points earning. With access to Cathay’s 11 million global members and Marriott Bonvoy’s extensive… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy Partners with Taylor Swift for Exclusive Fan Experience

From an unforgettable trip to see three shows in three countries, to concert packages for shows in select cities across Europe and North America, Marriott Bonvoy unlocks access to Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour (IN SHORT) Marriott Bonvoy announces its collaboration with Taylor Swift for The Eras Tour, offering fans the chance to attend… Read the full press release

The Peninsula Tokyo Unveils Zuicho: A Japanese Culinary Journey

(IN SHORT) The Peninsula Tokyo introduces Zuicho, its inaugural restaurant venture in Tokyo, opening its doors on February 1, 2024. Situated on the hotel’s fourth floor, Zuicho promises an immersive Japanese dining experience, blending exquisite cuisine with luxurious art and décor. Helmed by Chef Inaba and operated by Wa Creations, Zuicho specializes in “kappo” cuisine,… Read the full press release

La Festa Phu Quoc: A Tale of Amalfi Coast Romance Comes to Vietnam

Located in the island’s charming Sunset Town, the Amalfi Coast‑inspired resort is set to evoke the imagination, embrace the romance of travel and ignite a sense of wonder (IN SHORT) Hilton proudly introduces La Festa Phu Quoc, Curio Collection by Hilton, marking the debut of the Curio Collection in Vietnam and offering travelers a captivating… Read the full press release

The Leading Hotels of the World Welcomes Six New Luxurious Destinations to Its Prestigious Portfolio

(IN SHORT) The Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) proudly announces the addition of six new member hotels to its esteemed global portfolio, showcasing a surge in luxury hospitality openings worldwide. The new properties span diverse destinations, including Rome, New York, Madeira, Tulum, and Savannah, reflecting LHW’s commitment to offering unparalleled experiences to its discerning… Read the full press release

TUI Unveils Top 100 Hotels Worldwide as Guests’ Choice Awards Approach

The Top 100 are selected through careful evaluation of feedback provided by TUI hotel guests All hotels are eligible for a category award at the TUI Global Hotel Awards 2024 (IN SHORT) Ahead of the annual TUI Global Hotel Awards in Berlin on March 4th, TUI, the world’s leading tourism company, reveals the Top 100… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Private Residences Bahrain Bay Welcomes Valencia Albuquerque as Director of Residences

Newly appointed Director of Residences will lead a dedicated Four Seasons team for homeowners in the 112-unit development (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Private Residences Bahrain Bay, set to become a premier address in the city, has appointed Valencia Albuquerque as Director of Residences to oversee property management and resident experience. With 17 years of experience… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges Named Among America’s Best Loyalty Programs for Fourth Consecutive Year

Leading hotel rewards program continues to earn accolades for delivering valuable opportunities and experiences for members (IN SHORT) Choice Privileges, the rewards program of Choice Hotels International, Inc., has been recognized as one of America’s Best Loyalty Programs for the fourth consecutive year by Newsweek and Statista. This accolade, based on an independent survey of… Read the full press release

AHLA and Procure Impact Launch Dignity of Work Pledge to Create Opportunities for Overlooked Communities in Hospitality Sector

(IN SHORT) The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Procure Impact have introduced the Dignity of Work Pledge, aiming to generate 100,000 hours of paid employment for marginalized populations within the hospitality industry. Through Procure Impact’s B2B marketplace, hospitality companies can easily source products from vendors employing individuals facing barriers to work, including survivors… Read the full press release

Revitalization in Melbourne Docklands: TFE Hotels to Operate Vibe Hotel Amidst Area Renaissance

(IN SHORT) TFE Hotels announces its operation of the newly rebranded 273-room Vibe Hotel Melbourne Docklands and Storehouse Docklands restaurant, alongside new owners MA Financial Group, starting April 8th. The move follows the significant development momentum in the Docklands precinct, including a $250M upgrade to Marvel Stadium, mixed-use projects, and revitalization efforts. Chris Sedgwick, TFE… Read the full press release

SAVVY Introduces Skewer World: A Fusion of Asian Flavors on the Grill

(IN SHORT) SAVVY, renowned for its inventive culinary experiences, unveils its new Skewer World menu from March 1 to April 30, inviting guests on a flavorful journey celebrating Asian tastes and grilling techniques. Priced at HK$268 per item, the menu showcases the culinary prowess of SAVVY’s team, offering tantalizing skewers like tandoori lamb kebab, grilled… Read the full press release

Cafe Marco Blossoms with Spring Flavors: Introducing Three Tempting Buffets

(IN SHORT) Cafe Marco at the Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel welcomes the arrival of spring with three enticing buffets available until the end of April. The Healthy and Green Lunch Buffet showcases nutritious dishes made with superfoods like Capsicum and Quinoa Salad and Beetroot and Green Apple Salad. For cherry blossom season, the Sakura Season… Read the full press release

Three on Canton Introduces Three Tempting Buffets for an Unforgettable Dining Experience

(IN SHORT) Three on Canton, located at the Gateway Hotel in Hong Kong, unveils three new buffet offerings available until the end of April. The Dai Pai Dong Highlight Lunch Buffet invites guests on a culinary journey through Hong Kong with dishes like Braised Goose and Wok-fried Clams. For those with a sweet tooth, the… Read the full press release

Hyatt House Tokyo Shibuya: Your Home Away from Home in the Heart of Shibuya

Home-away-from-home living accommodations for working and relaxing in Tokyo offer the ideal combination of convenience, comfort and community (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation proudly announces the grand opening of Hyatt House Tokyo Shibuya, the first of its kind in Tokyo, Japan, marking the twentieth Hyatt property in the country. Boasting 126 spacious apartment-style guestrooms, including… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Omni Hotels Announce Solarbration Sweepstakes for Exclusive Eclipse Experience

Sweepstakes winners can enjoy a unique eclipse experience with air travel and hotel stays (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines, in collaboration with Omni Hotels & Resorts, launches the Solarbration sweepstakes, offering two lucky winners and their guests a unique opportunity to witness the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Entrants can vie for a chance… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt Launches Global Promotion for Members to “Be More Rewarded”

The latest promotion encourages members to prioritize wellbeing while earning thousands of points on global adventures (IN SHORT) World of Hyatt has introduced a new global promotion, Bonus Journeys, inviting members to earn Bonus Points for future trips, wellbeing experiences, upgrades, or gifting to loved ones. Members can register for the offer until April 15,… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands Luxury Portfolio with Kimpton’s Debut in Sicily

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of its inaugural Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants property in Italy, marking a significant addition to its rapidly growing luxury and lifestyle portfolio. Set to open in the second half of 2025, the boutique hotel in Sicily, located in the charming town of Taormina, reflects IHG’s strategic… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands MLS Partnerships, Enhances Fan Experiences

More Choice, More Rewards and More Experiences for IHG One Rewards Members (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts strengthens its ties with Major League Soccer (MLS) by announcing new partnerships with four prominent clubs: Atlanta United, D.C. United, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), and New York City Football Club (NYCFC), while continuing its role as… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts to Make Grand Debut in China’s Ecotourism Haven

Avani Hotels & Resorts to open two new properties in Guangdong Province in 2024 (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, in collaboration with Funyard Minor JV Co., announces the forthcoming launch of Avani Hotels & Resorts in China with the unveiling of Avani Huajian Xinyi Guangdong Resort and Avani+ Xinyi Guangdong Resort. Situated in the picturesque Guangdong… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Appoints Ammarawadee Cheowit as General Manager of NH Boat Lagoon Phuket Resort, Thailand’s First NH Hotel Brand in Asia

(IN SHORT) Minor Hotels announces the appointment of Ammarawadee Cheowit as the General Manager of NH Boat Lagoon Phuket Resort, marking a significant milestone as the first NH Hotel brand in Thailand and Asia. With over 13 years of hotel management experience, including leadership roles in various tourist destinations across Thailand, Amma brings a wealth… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Nashville Enhances Culinary Experience with New Executive Chef and Pastry Chef Appointments

The five-star Hotel welcomes a new Executive Chef and Pastry Chef to continue delivering world-class culinary experiences (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Nashville elevates its culinary offerings with the appointment of Chef Francesco Greco as Executive Chef and Chef Hector Llompart as Pastry Chef. With extensive international experience, Chef Greco brings his expertise to oversee… Read the full press release

ARK Holdings CEO, Azim Saju, Honored as 2023 Franchisee of the Year by IFA

Owner of various Choice Hotels’ properties across Florida was recognized at IFA’s Annual Conference (IN SHORT) Azim Saju, CEO of ARK Holdings, has been named the 2023 Franchisee of the Year by the International Franchise Association (IFA) at their 64th Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Recognized for his exceptional leadership and contributions to the franchise… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group and Our Habitas Unveil Luxurious Desert Resort ‘Our Habitas Ras Abrouq’ on Qatar’s West Coast

Her Excellency Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, along with VIP guests, media, designers and artists were present at an opening ceremony to showcase the unique hospitality project Located at the edge of the UNESCO protected Al-Reem Biosphere Reserve, famous for its lunar landscape and Richard Serra sculpture, the… Read the full press release

Radisson RED Launches Its Vibrant Style in Southeast Europe with Radisson RED Belgrade

(IN SHORT) Radisson Hotel Group introduces its dynamic Radisson RED brand to Southeast Europe with the opening of Radisson RED Belgrade, a stylish lifestyle hotel located in the heart of Belgrade, Serbia. Boasting a fusion of modern design and traditional charm, the hotel offers 88 contemporary accommodation units and features vibrant communal spaces including a… Read the full press release

Days Inn Offers $10,000 Solar Sun-ternship to Capture 2024 Solar Eclipse

World’s sunniest hotel brand offers two Solar Sun-terns a shared $10,000 payday (IN SHORT) Days Inn by Wyndham is offering a unique opportunity for two adventurous friends to become Solar Sun-terns and witness the 2024 total solar eclipse from a private helicopter. The selected duo will capture their experience through photo and video content to… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts to Open InterContinental Resort Portofino on The World Islands Dubai

The new 466-key InterContinental Resort Portofino, The Heart of Europe will open its doors in early 2026 on The World Islands Dubai, strengthening IHG Hotels & Resorts luxury and leisure portfolio in the region (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the upcoming opening of the InterContinental Resort Portofino, The Heart of Europe, on… Read the full press release