Oakwood® announces the opening of Oakwood Residence Hanoi

SINGAPORE, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today announced the official opening of Oakwood Residence Hanoi, marking the brand’s entry into Vietnam’s capital city. A prime address for both business and leisure travelers alike, Oakwood Residence Hanoi is situated in an upscale residential neighborhood within the West… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok to re-open its River Wing following the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok will re-open its River Wing on 11 November 2019, concluding the most extensive restoration in the hotel’s 143-year history. In keeping with the successful restoration of the Authors’ and Garden Wings in 2016, the River Wing renovation has been designed to confirm this historic hotel’s position… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing of Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo

The hotel will mark the return of the Hyatt brand to Egypt’s capital city of Cairo CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 7, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with ALDAU Development group for a Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo. Hyatt Regency Cairo West, set… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is proud to announce the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum, the Group’s third hotel in Kenya. The hotel is located in the heart of Nairobi, overlooking… Read the full press release

Puerto Rico Boutique Hotel and Six Golf Courses Garner “Best-Of” Acclaim

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ —  O:LV Fifty Five Hotel in San Juan recently garnered “New Boutique Hotel of the Year” honors from Caribbean Journal; and six Puerto Rico golf venues earned the distinction of being voted onto “Golfweek’s Best 2019: Top 50 Mexico & Caribbean Courses.” Twenty of the golf… Read the full press release

Clarion Pointe celebrates its first year anniversary with new hotel openings and strong reviews

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Clarion Pointe, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), celebrates its one-year launch anniversary with new hotel openings and strong reviews from both developers and guests. The midscale select-service brand extension of the high-awareness Clarion brand brings together the premium elements guests desire and an affordable travel experience.  It… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces plans to add 40 properties and over 8,000 rooms across Africa by the end of 2023

Company announces four new deals including entry into Cape Verde; Development pipeline expected to drive owner investment of over $2 billion and generate 12,000 new jobs ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Addis, Marriott International reinforced its commitment to Africa by announcing it expects to add… Read the full press release

Finland’s largest hotel project will rise right next to Helsinki Airport

LAK Real Estate Oy will have Finland’s largest hotel ensemble built into their ownership at the Helsinki Airport. The construction will start next year, and the target is to open the hotel in 2023. Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — This new hotel project will rise right next to the airport terminal to… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila announces a special package perfect for Chinese Engagements

Manila, Philippines, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrate the harmony of two families, and the wonderful love that this new beginning brings, with Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s The Joys of Ting Hun—a special package perfect for Chinese Engagements. The engagement announcement is an important part of Chinese tradition. It is where the families of the… Read the full press release

Accor launches greet, a community-based, responsible and non-standardized brand

Brand origin and philosophy Paris, France, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers’ expectations have changed. Customers are now increasingly focused on hotel experiences that respect people and the world around them. Alert to new trends, Accor is rewriting the rules and presents greet, a new alternative hospitality and sustainable tourism offer that combines environmental considerations… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces a new 136-room MAXX by Steigenberger Aalen scheduled to open in early 2022

Plans are in place to open a 136-room hotel to be operated by the Brendal Hotel Group in a new urban quarter being created in Aalen. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — MAXX is growing alongside BRENDAL. Deutsche Hospitality has announced the launch of a new-build project that will create a 136-room… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of new 246-room Hyatt Regency Zhuzhou in the Hunan Province of Central China

The new Hyatt Regency branded hotel delivers views of Xiangjiang River and golf course greenery CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhuzhou in the Hunan Province of Central China. The new 246-room hotel aims to bring the Hyatt Regency brand’s stress-free environments for… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott, The Official Hotel of the NFL Launches Contest in Search of a “Game-Changing Friendship”

The Official Hotel of the NFL Launches Contest in Search of a “Game-Changing Friendship,” while Marriott Bonvoy Offers Members Special Access Including a Masterclass Moment Featuring Emmitt Smith Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott, the Official Hotel of the NFL, is joining the NFL for its 100th season celebration by paying… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces the signing of Oakwood Suites in Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan

SINGAPORE, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (August 27, 2019) announced the signing of Oakwood Suites in two key locations – Bangkok, Thailand, and Yokohama, Japan. Oakwood Suites Bangkok is scheduled to open by the end of 2019, while Oakwood Suites Yokohama, a Mapletree-owned property, is… Read the full press release

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

InterContinental Ambassadors introduces new membership extension that will provide greater flexibility to members

New Benefit Enhancement from IHG® Flexes with your Current Lifestyle – No Questions Asked Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental® Ambassador, the exclusive member benefits program of InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, is encouraging its members to embrace life’s exceptional and unexpected adventures by offering a new benefit that will provide greater flexibility… Read the full press release

Hotel Indigo opens its third hotel in Italy in the bustling city of Milan

Hotel Indigo® Milan – Corso Monforte brings its boutique hotel offering to the city Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo®, opens its third hotel in Italy in the bustling city of Milan. Hotel Indigo® Milan – Corso Monforte, is centrally located close to the notable fashion district – the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality commits to using only cage-free eggs and egg products by the end of 2019

All of the hotel group’s brands will use only cage-free eggs and egg products in future Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Corporate Social Responsibility in the food area – as part of its group-wide sustainability strategy, Deutsche Hospitality will ensure that all eggs and egg products used in its European… Read the full press release

The Stellar Dining Series by The Ritz-Carlton will land in Tokyo, Kyoto and Guangzhou between 11 September to 13 October 2019

A Rare Alignment of Nine Michelin Stars Takes Center Stage, For Dazzling Dining Across the Gourmet Cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Guangzhou Hong Kong, China, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Stellar Dining Series by The Ritz-Carlton will orbit Asia Pacific again for a second year, landing in Tokyo, Kyoto and Guangzhou, three of… Read the full press release

Accor announces the appointment of Karelle Lamouche as Chief Commercial Officer for Europe

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor today (August 5, 2019) announces that Karelle Lamouche has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer for Europe.  In this newly created role, Karelle will lead Accor’s European commercial team with responsibility for driving the business revenue strategy for the company and its partners across all European markets. Reporting… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of its second hotel in the holy city of Makkah, located in Aziziyah

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, Radisson Hotel Group’s upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening of its second hotel in the holy city of Makkah, located in Aziziyah. The group’s fast-growing Saudi Arabian portfolio now consists of… Read the full press release

Hyatt enhances Hyatt mobile app with new features

Redesigned app unlocks new experiences for World of Hyatt members CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (August 1, 2019) announced a redesigned World of Hyatt mobile app with new features that enable loyalty members to customize their stays and provide a more seamless experience throughout their travel journey. Available on both iOS… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens Park Hyatt Shenzhen

The new Park Hyatt hotel will offer a level of luxury and service unparalleled in the southern Chinese city CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 1, 2019) the opening of Park Hyatt Shenzhen. Sitting atop a 48-story skyscraper in the heart of the Futian central business district in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans to develop a new 295-room Hyatt Regency in Adelaide, Australia

Set to open in 2023, the new hotel will mark Hyatt’s return to Adelaide, Australia CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (August 2, 2019) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with CES Pirie Hotel (SA) Pty Ltd., an entity wholly owned by Chip Eng Seng… Read the full press release

Accor names Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the appointment of Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe. Dardenne, who most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Amaala an ultra-luxury resort destination project on the Red Sea sponsored by the Public Investment Fund… Read the full press release

Raffles Singapore announces its highly anticipated reopening

Singapore’s heritage treasure invites guests and visitors to experience a new era of unparalleled luxury Singapore, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Singapore is delighted to officially announce its highly anticipated reopening, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property’s rich history and heritage. A flagship property within Accor, the world’s leading augmented… Read the full press release

IHG to become the first global hotel company to commit to removing bathroom miniatures in favour of bulk-size amenities

IHG takes industry-leading step to remove 200 million miniatures from estate each year Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today announced that its entire hotel estate of almost 843,000 guest rooms will switch to bulk-size bathroom amenities, with the transition to… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac appoints Krest Hospitality as its preferred management company in South East Asia

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, one of the largest hotel franchise groups in Asia Pacific, will further strengthen its presence in the region following the announcement of a hotel management agreement. The leading hotel franchise group has signed an agreement appointing Bangkok-based hotel management company, Krest Hospitality, as Choice Hotels… Read the full press release

IHG announces voco™ Oxford Thames

IHG’s newest upscale brand, voco™, gains momentum in priority home market Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (25 JULY 2019) announces the rebranding of voco™ Oxford Thames. The hotel was acquired in 2019 as part of IHG’s strategic partnership with Covivio… Read the full press release