IHG® strengthens luxury and upscale portfolios in India

Bangalore,India, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed an agreement with Hotel Paraag Limited in Bangalore, for two hotels – the new built InterContinental® Bengaluru Whitefield and Crowne Plaza® Bengaluru Raj Bhavan Road, which will be a conversion hotel. The development marks the debut of the… Read the full press release

Beaufort Hotel joins Ascend Hotel Collection

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) welcomes the Beaufort Hotel to its portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community. The brand’s newest addition, situated on the idyllic Crystal Coast, channels the Tar Heel State’s rich maritime culture and highlights the collection’s continued growth… Read the full press release

W Hotels reveals major upgrades to W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and W Atlanta – Downtown

Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation Project Spans 750+ Guest Rooms, Multiple Bars & Restaurants and Innovative Meeting Spaces Atlanta, GA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W Atlanta – Midtown, W Atlanta – Buckhead and W… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 hotels

Transitioning in 13 hotels and 1,285 rooms strengthens U.S. portfolio ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a strong start to 2019, Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces that it has been selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 hotels. From Texas to Washington state, the portfolio expands Interstate’s presence in… Read the full press release

Radisson Collection welcomes The May Fair Hotel to its collection of most exceptional hotels

The launch coincides with Radisson Collection’s first anniversary since its introduction to the Radisson Hotel Group brand architecture Edwardian Hotels London and Radisson Hotel Group are also announcing their intention for a 10 year extension to their strategic partnership BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most… Read the full press release

Comfort hotels announces the opening of two hotels in Brooklyn and Long Island City, N.Y.

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Comfort hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its nationwide expansion with the opening of two hotels in Brooklyn and Long Island City, N.Y. The newly built hotels are the latest to open as part of the brand’s multi-year transformation, featuring updated room and public space designs, as well as… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo continue the Raffles tradition of setting new standards for luxury hospitality in sought after markets around the world Paris, France, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Hotels & Resorts, renowned for bringing old world elegance, first class travel experiences and genuine charm to the world’s most fascinating cities… Read the full press release

Hyatt to open 21 new luxury hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific by the end of 2020

The new Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Andaz and Alila branded properties will boost Hyatt’s luxury brand footprint in the region by over 25% CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (May 26, 2019) that 21 new luxury hotels and resorts are planned to open in Asia Pacific by the end… Read the full press release

Hyatt expects to open more than 20 new hotels in Canada by the end of 2022

More than 20 new Hyatt hotels to open in Canada CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (May 14, 2019) announced that more than 20 new hotels are expected to open in Canada by the end of 2022, tripling the global hospitality brand’s presence in the country. The newly announced… Read the full press release

IHG unveils the next phase of design prototypes for Holiday Inn®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®

Updated designs and food and beverage solutions for three of the company’s mainstream brands set to roll out this year Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, unveiled its latest brand updates and innovations to its mainstream hotel owners this week. During its 2019… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces signing of three hotels in Madagascar scheduled to open in 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is entering its 32nd African market and second Indian Ocean territory, Madagascar, with the signing of a portfolio deal of three hotels and a total of 254 rooms. The agreement was signed with Groupe Talys. Radisson Hotel Group today, has 89 hotels and 17,000+ rooms… Read the full press release

Hyatt expects the number of Hyatt hotels in Saudi Arabia to double by 2023

Five new Hyatt hotels to open as part of commitment to better diversify the country’s economy CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (APRIL 28, 2019)  that it expects the number of Hyatt hotels in Saudi Arabia to double, with five additional Hyatt branded hotels to open by 2023, adding… Read the full press release

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019

Company on-track to grow its portfolio by 45 percent through the end of 2023 with over 100 properties under development DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (04/08/2019) announced it expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its Middle East and Africa portfolio in… Read the full press release

Accor announces the signing of Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur in India

Expands its foothold in the luxury segment in India Mumbai, India, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces two majestic hotels in India – Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur – in the presence of Accor Chairman & CEO Sébastien Bazin and owner, Ratankant Sharma. The iconic Raffles brand is synonymous with luxury and extraordinary adventure and this… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group reaches 400 open hotels in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today (03 APRIL 2019) announced that it has reached 400 open hotels in Greater China, as it continues to expand at pace in its fastest growing region. IHG has 35 years of experience in Greater… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces three new additions to its European portfolio

New Additions Include First Ascend in Italy, First Quality in Czech Republic ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring its continued international expansion, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced three new additions to its European portfolio: Hotel Aquarius Venice and V8 Hotel Köln @Motorworld, both members of the Ascend Hotel Collection located in Venice, Italy and Cologne, Germany, respectively, and Quality Hotel… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of the newly-built 116-room Holiday Inn Express Asunción Aviadores in Paraguay’s capital city

The company brings the brand’s renowned comfort and convenience to Asunción’s commercial district Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (27 MARCH 2019) announces the opening of the newly-built 116-room Holiday Inn Express Asunción Aviadores hotel located in the business and commercial district of… Read the full press release

IHG welcomes Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels

New leader appointed to IHG’s Commercial & Technology leadership team  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes hospitality veteran Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels. Cole is charged with maximising IHG’s revenue delivery across all customer touch-points and creating a… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces new Hyatt Centric hotels in Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee and Austin, Texas planned to open in 2020 and 2021

New Hyatt Centric hotels planned to open in 2020 and 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 22, 2019) strong U.S. growth for its Hyatt Centric brand portfolio, including development plans to build Hyatt Centric hotels in downtown Memphis, Tenn., downtown Nashville, Tenn., and downtown Austin, Texas…. Read the full press release

The Comfort hotels brand continues its United States expansion with seven hotels to open this year from coast to coast

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Comfort hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its United States expansion with seven hotels already opening this year from coast to coast. These hotels are the latest to showcase the new Comfort logo, unveiled last May as a capstone to the brand’s multi-year transformation. More than… Read the full press release

sbe and Accor announce the launch of new luxury global brand, The House of Originals

New Brand focuses around the Establishment of a Community for its Guests and Creating a Global Network of Properties New York, NY, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — sbe, a leading international hospitality group that develops, manages and operates award-winning global hospitality brands, announced at the Berlin Hospitality Conference, the launch of its new luxury global… Read the full press release

Executive Announcement at Absolute Hotel Services India Regional Office

MUMBAI, India, 2019-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Sameer Dharkar Managing Director Absolute Hotel Services, Indian subcontinent & Middle East, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Rajendra Joshi as Operations Manager effective March 2019. He will be responsible for the support and oversight of operations, along with pre-opening transition of new properties under… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of seven more Holiday Inn Express hotels in India from the IHG-SAMHI partnership

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (27 FEBRUARY 2019) announced the opening of seven more Holiday Inn Express hotels from the IHG-SAMHI partnership. The hotels are spread across some of the key cities in India, including, Pune, Hyderabad, Nashik, Ahmedabad… Read the full press release

RCI announces the addition of 103 new properties to its affiliate exchange network during the second half of 2018

The addition of 26 Shell Vacations Club resorts to RCI affiliate portfolio adds new destinations for members in world’s largest timeshare exchange network ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange as part of Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), continued its strong growth with the addition of 103 new properties to its affiliate exchange… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels to develop three dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties and two stand-alone Sleep Inn hotels in Phoenix metropolitan area and across California

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed agreements with Equinox Hospitality to develop three dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties and two stand-alone Sleep Inn hotels. These midscale hotels will be built in the Phoenix metropolitan area and across California, and the first hotel is set to open in 2021…. Read the full press release

The AARP Travel Center Powered by Expedia launches new platform for booking group hotels

Bellevue, WA, 2019-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The AARP Travel Center Powered by Expedia is proud to announce the launch of a new platform for booking group hotels.  AARP Members now have the ability to book and manage group hotel reservations of nine or more hotel rooms at groups.expedia-aarp.com. This new feature provides fast quotes… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ seventeen ultra-luxury hotels recognized on Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 Star Rating list

HONG KONG , CHINA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® is pleased to announce that seventeen of the ultra-luxury hotel group’s properties have been recognized on Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 Star Rating list. The only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, Forbes Travel Guide’s annual list has been revered as a global authority… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the first Canopy by Hilton in Mexico and the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Monterrey

Properties introduce new brands in two of Mexico’s most vibrant cities, with first Canopy by Hilton in Mexico and first Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in Monterrey CANCÚN and MONTERREY, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (February 19, 2019) announces the signings of the first Canopy by Hilton in… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts expands its global portfolio with the addition of 15 new member hotels

Newport Beach, California, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 700 distinctive hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries – is pleased to announce the growth of its global portfolio with the addition of 15 new member hotels between October 1 and… Read the full press release