Accor announces the arrival of the brand Mondrian with two properties in France

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor has just passed a symbolic milestone with the opening of its 3,000th property in Europe. With a total of 340,000 rooms across 39 countries, Accor is the leading hotel operator in this region. The addition of a 26th brand, Mondrian, testifies to the Group’s ambition in… Read the full press release

SINGITA APPOINTS CHRISTINE CHENG AS NEW SALES MANAGER IN ASIA

Singita Sales Manager in Asia

Cape Town, South Africa, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Cheng, as Sales Manager for South-East Asia. Christine will represent Singita exclusively in the region covering Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Korea and Indonesia, as well as China in the short term. A seasoned… Read the full press release

Mr. Yasin Shaikh appointed as Regional Manager – Revenue & Distribution, Absolute Hotel Services India.

Mumbai, India, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Mr. Sameer Dharkar Managing Director Absolute Hotel Services, India is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Yasin Shaikh as Regional Manager – Revenue & Distribution effective January 2020. With an academic base, BSc. in Hospitality studies, Mr. Yasin has over a decade of intense exposure in hotel… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group Partners with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction to Introduce Amari East Bay Hangzhou as a New Landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, today announces the signing of a management agreement with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction Co. Ltd., introducing Amari East Bay Hangzhou, a new landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou. This will be ONYX… Read the full press release

Dubai, the business hub of the Middle East

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2020-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirate of Dubai is one of the seven emirates that united to form the United Arab Emirates almost 50 years ago. The seven Emirates function much like independent city-states although Federalization is progressing. Each Emirate has its own traditions and tolerances, but the Dubai… Read the full press release

Marriott International to bring the W brand for the first time to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

218-room, oceanfront W Playa del Carmen is expected to open in 2023 MONTERREY, MEXICO, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (JANUARY 9, 2020) announced that it has signed an agreement with Fibra Inn (BMV: FINN13, ADR OTC: DFBRY) to bring the W Hotels brand for the first time to… Read the full press release

IHG focuses on awareness and prevention of human trafficking with mandatory training, tools and resources for hotel colleagues

Company focuses on awareness and prevention with mandatory training, tools and resources for hotel colleagues Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — January is recognized as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the U.S. and IHG®, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has intensified its ongoing effort to fight human… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — International franchise group Choice Hotels Asia-Pac welcomes six new hotels to its extensive portfolio of properties in Australia and New Zealand, increasing its footprint across New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia as well as the South Island of New Zealand. In NSW, the new additions include two established properties in… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces more than 20 new luxury hotels and resorts expected to open worldwide by the end of 2020

Five new Park Hyatt hotels expected to open as the brand celebrates its 40th anniversary; The Unbound Collection by Hyatt continues to see strong growth in Europe CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (December 2, 2019) that more than 20 new luxury hotels and resorts are expected to open… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group establishes strategic joint venture for operating hotels in Germany and Austria

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is delighted to announce the establishment of a strategic joint venture for operating hotels in Germany and Austria. This fantastic new partnership with local partners will open opportunities for Radisson Hotel Group to… Read the full press release

IHG announces signing of three hotels in Caledonia

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG will make a grand entrance into New Caledonia with the signing of three hotels that will open between 2021 and 2024, bringing the world’s biggest and best hotel brands to the region. The new-build InterContinental® Lifou Wadra Bay Resort will be a 50-room luxury hotel located on the scenic… Read the full press release

Hyatt launches a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally

All Hyatt brands worldwide will move to large-format bathroom amenities and reduce single-use water bottles by June 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June… Read the full press release

Circling Raven Golf Club, Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel Celebrate Banner 2019

WORLEY, Idaho, United States, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Circling Raven Golf Club – the acclaimed amenity of the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel – concluded an extraordinarily successful 15th Anniversary season this week, a year marked with honors, robust financial performance, and significant announcements for 2020.   Located in the Idaho Panhandle near Spokane… Read the full press release

DISCOVER PUERTO RICO THIS FALL WHEN TROPICAL WARMTH, GOLF GETAWAYS, HOTEL SPECIALS, AND TRAVEL INTERESTS MESH WITH AN ARRAY OF PACKAGES, EVENTS

ocean side, island life, Caribbean resort, travel

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, 2019-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ —  As temperatures dip chillingly this autumn throughout much of North America and the world, Puerto Rico sizzles with soul-warming tropical weather at a wealth of places catering to varied travel interests. Golf is a particularly popular fall Island activity given the ideal playing weather and 17… Read the full press release

The Kempinski Group plans to have more than 100 luxury hotels in operation around the globe by 2021

Munich, Germany, 2019-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kempinski Group is focusing on international expansion as part of its strategic planning. Europe’s oldest luxury hotel chain expects to have more than 100 luxury hotels in operation around the globe by 2021. In the next 12 months alone, nine new hotels with a total of 1,961… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ 105 plus member hotels recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries, is pleased to celebrate more than 105 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards…. Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group announces signing of three new hotels in Eastern Thailand

Amari Jomtien Pattaya, Shama Wongamat Pattaya and OZO Pratumnak Pattaya to open between 2022 and 2025  Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, has signed a management agreement with leading Thai real estate company Ratanakorn Asset for three new hotels in Eastern Thailand. The… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of three brand-new hotels under its Radisson RED brand

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is pleased to announce the signing of three brand-new hotels, all arriving under its Radisson RED brand as part of a strategic franchised partnership with developer and operator Value One Hotel Operations. The deal will see the brand make its… Read the full press release

DISCOVER PUERTO RICO THROUGH ITS FOOD, GOLF, AND TRAVELER FRIENDLY ASSETS

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — An array of tropical courses, lodging venues, and an eclectic spectrum of eateries make traveler friendly Puerto Rico an island oasis where everyone’s tastes and preferences are welcomed and satisfied. Arriving in Puerto Rico is a relative breeze. Air hub of the Caribbean, it is… Read the full press release

W Hotels Worldwide announces the opening of its newest beachfront W Escape — W Muscat

Lavish Playground Set to Shake up the Coastal Haven with Bold Design, Eclectic Programming and Oman’s First Siddharta Lounge By Buddha-Bar Muscat, Oman, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Make a splash. W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International Inc., today (08/26/2019) announced the opening of W Muscat, the brand’s newest beachfront W Escape and… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality to expand MAXX by Steigenberger brand portfolio by up to twelve hotels before the end of 2022

Market position of the MAXX by Steigenberger brand will be expanded in conjunction with the Brendal Hotel Group Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Everything is pointing to further growth. Deutsche Hospitality is planning to expand the portfolio of its up-and-coming MAXX by Steigenberger brand by up to twelve hotels before… Read the full press release

AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay Welcomes First Guests

El Segundo, CA, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 180-room AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay has officially opened its doors, bringing its timeless design with European soul and Spanish roots to El Segundo, California. The new-build lifestyle property, part of AC Hotels by Marriott®, is located in South Bay, a growing business and entertainment… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches an all-inclusive platform to bring its brands to growing, global vacation segment

Company poised to grow in the all-inclusive segment by leveraging its Marriott Bonvoy travel program and iconic brands including The Ritz-Carlton and Westin Hotels & Resorts Marriott International to manage five all-inclusive resorts with more than 2,000 rooms and owner investment of more than $800 million Bethesda, MD, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Responding… Read the full press release

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu now the sole shareholder of the HOTEL.CZ

BUDAPEST, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Szallas.hu PLC. has successfully acquired two Hungary-based intercountry travel agencies, Utazok.hu PLC. and Maiutazás Group, both of them offers discount trips online. By also purchasing Pihipakk.hu, the portfolio of Szallas.hu PLC. is now supplemented with experience packages, and Maiutazas.hu will be integrated into the international travel branch. Maiutazas Group achieved EUR 5,5 million… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts to open six new flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by 2020

Crowne Plaza to launch six brand-defining properties in the U.S., Europe and China, bringing new designs and innovations to life Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts announces the openings of six flagship hotels in the US, Europe and China by early 2020. These beacons of the Crowne Plaza brand… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of new General Managers for its hotels in Seychelles, Laos and the UAE

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels & Resorts (www.avanihotels.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of new General Managers for three of its hotels – Avani Seychelles Barbarons Resort, Avani+ Luang Prabang in Laos and the upcoming Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Scheduled to… Read the full press release

Singita Takes Top Honours in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2019

Singita Travel + Leisure Worlds Best Awards 2019 South Africa

Singita Sabi Sand (South Africa) NO.1 in Top 10 Safari Lodges in Africa, in Travel + Leisure Worlds Best Awards 2019 Cape Town, South Africa, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita has taken top honours in this year’s Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2019, scooping both 3rd and 8th places among The Top… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new online service where customers can earn and redeem miles at Hotels and Online Retailers around the World

Earn and Redeem Miles at Hotels and Online Retailers around the World Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has launched a new online service where customers can earn and redeem miles on hotel bookings, car rentals, and online shops providing a mileage service that offers convenience and incredible value to their… Read the full press release

Avani Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of two new resort hotels in the southern Thailand

Avani Hotels and Resorts to Open Two Resorts in Krabi, Thailand Krabi, Thailand, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels & Resorts (www.avanihotels.com) is pleased to announce the signing of two new resort hotels in the southern Thailand resort town of Krabi, marking the brand’s continued growth within Thailand. The existing resorts will undergo renovations… Read the full press release

Executive Announcement at Absolute Hotel Services India Regional Office

Mumbai, India, 2019-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ —  Mr. Sameer Dharkar Managing Director Absolute Hotel Services, Indian subcontinent & Middle East, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Saurabh Jategaonkar as Regional Manager – Revenue & Distribution.  Academically, Saurabh has a Degree in International Hospitality Management from the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh UK, along with… Read the full press release