The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud joins Ascend Hotel Collection

The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud Welcome Guests Excited to Travel Again ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. All three hotels are just a few… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis

New 154-room hotel marks first property in Minnesota for Hyatt’s fast-growing lifestyle brand CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 30, 2020) announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Downtown Minneapolis. Once known as the Minneapolis Athletic Club, the 154-room upscale lifestyle hotel with 22 suites is centrally… Read the full press release

Zleep hotels ready to welcome guests back as German-Danish border reopens

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Border crossing points between Germany and Denmark finally reopened on June 15. The Zleep Hotels team is delighted that visitors from most of Europe will now be able to rejoin their Danish guests. The sole proviso is that travellers wishing to enter Denmark will need… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts launches enhanced residential digital experience

Building from the success of Four Seasons App and Four Seasons Chat, the new residential functionality offers more ease, comfort and convenience at the touch of a button Toronto, Canada, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has expanded its award-winning App and Chat platforms with enhanced residential features, giving… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora to welcome guests back to its private island on July 15, 2020

Naturally-distanced South Pacific resort ensures a safe, luxurious and memorable experience Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, named Best For an Epic Stay in the World by AFAR, will reopen July 15, 2020. Located on a private motu (islet), Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is accessible only by boat or… Read the full press release

DerbySoft launches new solution for hotels to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets

DALLAS, Texas, U.S.A., 2020-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance digital marketing and distribution services for the hotel industry, today announced the launch of DSCP, a new solution for hotels and agencies to reach missing or lost metasearch opportunities in regional markets. As a part of this new program, DerbySoft has… Read the full press release

IHG® announces the opening of its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ —IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened the doors to the its first EVEN® Hotels property in Greater China. The unveiling of the hotel in the heart of Nanjing, China marks the first EVEN Hotel in Asia and outside of the Americas. Since… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt welcomes members when they are ready to travel with the return of the Bonus Journeys global promotion

Loyalty members can look forward to the journeys ahead as they plan future travel while earning more points along the way CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 8, 2020), World of Hyatt announced it will welcome members when they are ready to travel with the return of the Bonus Journeys global promotion. As… Read the full press release

Hyatt extends change and cancellation policy

Extending change and cancellation policy for stays through July 31, 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Guided by its purpose to care for people so they can be their best, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 3, 2020) announced an extension to its cancellation policy that will provide further flexibility as… Read the full press release

Accor anticipates more than 70% of its global network will reopen by the start of July

Paris, France, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — With the easing of lockdown measures in many destinations, the number of hotels open for business within the Accor network, a global leader in Hospitality, marks a resumption of activity in several of the hospitality industry’s markets in May, with a steady increase in the number of… Read the full press release

Thomas Wilken appointed General Manager of MAXX by Steigenberger Sanssouci Potsdam

42-year old Thomas Wilken has been appointed General Manager of the 137-room MAXX by Steigenberger Sanssouci Potsdam with effect from 1 June 2020. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In his new capacity, Mr. Wilken will be responsible for all operational and administrative business areas of the hotel. The previous Director… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts launches Avani Gift Cards collection

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As the world slowly reopens, Avani Hotels & Resorts makes it easier to make the gift of travel and experiences with the launch of Avani Gift Cards collection. Redeemable at any of the 32 Avani hotels and resorts around the world, the gift cards can be used… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism announces full reopening of Eureka Springs’ two landmark historic hotels, Crescent and Basin Park on June 15

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Eureka Springs’ two landmark historic hotels, the 1886 Crescent and the 1905 Basin Park, will be reopening to full service on Monday, June 15.  This comes on the heels of several successful “weekend only” careful openings at both properties.  Both properties will continue to strictly adhere to health… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to reopen hotels in Austria from 29 May 2020

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Yes, we are open. As travel restrictions begin to ease and many countries gear up to celebrate the Whitsun holiday, the Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof in Vienna and the Steigenberger Hotel & Spa Krems will both be reopening for leisure travelers on 29 May. They will… Read the full press release

Tivoli Hotels & Resorts reinforces several hygiene measures in preparation for the hotels reopening in Portugal

Tivoli Hotels & Resorts implements the “Safe & Clean” Seal of the Portuguese Tourism Board in all properties Brand reinforces several hygiene measures in preparation for the hotels reopening Lisboa, Portugal, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Tivoli Hotels & Resorts is preparing the gradual hotels reopening in Portugal from June onwards and having in mind… Read the full press release

New Product initiative by Absolute Hotel Services, Hotel Bond: Buy now and get 50% more value

Mumbai, India, 2020-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Sameer Dharkar, Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services India region is delighted to announce the introduction of new product initiative “HOTEL BOND”, a product offering assured extra bonus of 50% more Value of the bond face value !! “As the entire world is tolerantly waiting for… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces 26 new member hotels across 14 destinations

World’s largest independent hotel brand thrives by inviting hotels to enjoy freedom on their own terms; predicts growth in the independent hotel space when travel restrictions ease Newport Beach, Calif., 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts has welcomed 26 new member hotels across 14 destinations in the past four months, from January… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces retirement of its long-time senior executive Dave Grissen

Company Announces New North American and International Leadership BETHESDA, MD, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (MAY 11, 2020) announced that long-time senior executive Dave Grissen has decided to step down from his position as Group President, the Americas, towards the end of 2020 and retire from Marriott in… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to adapt exemplary hygiene concept and strict restaurant guidelines as it restarts operations

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Management has developed Deutsche Hospitality’s corona exit strategy by drawing up and piloting various scenarios. “We have spent the last few weeks undertaking targeted preparations for the moment when we would be permitted to reopen our hotels,” explained Thomas Willms, CEO, Deutsche Hospitality. “This crisis is… Read the full press release

Heritage Tourism Brands showcases the beauty and diversity of Hong Kong in a new promotional video

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Heritage Tourism Brands group, comprising Hong Kong-based luxury hotel brands including Harilela Hotels, The Langham Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Swire Hotels, The Peninsula Hotels, and Wharf Hotels, has launched a promotional video to showcase the beauty and… Read the full press release

Hyatt to implement layoffs and to restructure roles across its global corporate functions

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the historic drop in travel demand and the expected slow pace of recovery, Hyatt has made the extremely difficult decision to implement layoffs and restructure roles across its global corporate functions, beginning June 1, 2020. These actions will impact around 1,300 colleagues around the world…. Read the full press release

IHG announces the rebranding of Fiesta Resort Saipan as Crowne Plaza® Resort Saipan in 2022

Fiesta Resort Saipan to rebrand as Crowne Plaza® Resort Saipan in 2022, signalling IHG’s rapid expansion in Micronesia Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG has signed a long-term agreement with Asia Pacific Hotels Inc to take on management of Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan, in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, from… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe shares series of new, “at-home” experiences to keep guests entertained and inspired

Designed to inspire guests and bring a piece of the Resort and the Santa Fe destination into their homes Santa Fe, U.S.A., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe tapped its team of experts across spa, wellness, food and beverage to craft an ongoing series of new, “at-home” experiences – sharing… Read the full press release

Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort selected as one of the best new hotels around the globe by Condé Nast Traveler

Hawaii’s first ultra-all-inclusive wellness enclave Hawaii, Lanai (Sensei), U.S.A., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (May 5, 2020) announced the winners of its prestigious 2020 Hot List, which recognises Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort – an ultra-all-inclusive wellness retreat – as one of the hottest hotel openings of the year. Now in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons resorts in Hawaii donate a dream Hawaiian holiday to raise money for non-profits providing food to those in need

Four Seasons Resort Maui, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and Four Seasons Resort Oahu donate a dream Hawaiian holiday as part of the “All In Challenge” to raise money for non-profits providing food to those in need Hawaii, USA, 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons resorts in Hawaii step up to the “All In… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels launches new initiative to help Choice-branded hotels achieve superior levels of cleanliness

Enhances best practice guidance for cleaning, disinfecting, hygiene and social distancing to help protect the health and safety of guests, franchisees and their employees amid COVID-19 pandemic ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the existing dedication to cleanliness at its nearly 6,000 franchised hotels in the United States, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:… Read the full press release

Hilton and American Express announce enhanced co-branded credit card products

More ways to earn rewards include more Points on daily purchases during this time, flexible Free Night Rewards and Faster Qualification to Elite Status MCLEAN, Va., 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton and American Express are announcing more ways to earn rewards during this time on their co-branded credit card products. The changes are… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Doha unveils complete interior design overhaul by Pierre-Yves Rochon

The newly designed urban sanctuary took inspiration from the sky, sea, sand and earth Doha, Qatar, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Following its reopening on March 1, 2020, Four Seasons Hotel Doha has unveiled the details of its complete interior design overhaul, courtesy of award winning and world-renowned interior designer, Pierre-Yves Rochon (PYR). Following extensive renovations… Read the full press release

Hyatt further enhances operational guidance and resources through its Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment

Focusing on the safety and wellbeing of colleagues and guests during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, Hyatt’s commitment includes Global Biorisk Advisory Council accreditation, hotel-level sanitization specialists, and a working group of trusted medical and industry advisors CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Guided by its purpose of care and experience delivering world-class… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai shares tips on how to re-create its lavish Mother’s Day experience at home

Resort craftspeople provide brunch recipes, at-home entertaining tips, and a decadent spa treatment to create a five-star Mother’s Day, with a touch of aloha Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai encourages guests to re-create the Resort’s lavish Mother’s Day experience at home – from hosting a decadent brunch (with virtual guests)… Read the full press release