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

The Leading Hotels of the World introduces its highly anticipated new builds and recently renovated member hotels opening in 2019

New York, NY, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd, a collection of independent, luxury hotels, is pleased to introduce its highly anticipated new builds and recently renovated member hotels making their debut in 2019. This year, Leading Hotels is slated to introduce more than 20 outstanding new builds located… Read the full press release

Six Senses joins a growing number of luxury brands in the IHG family

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has welcomed a new family member to its portfolio of brands, with the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. Six Senses is renowned for its focus on wellness and sustainability, with each hotel and resort set in… Read the full press release

Marriott hotels in Costa Rica unveils newly renovated rooms designed to evoke the destination and local nature

San Jose, Costa Rica, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott hotels in Costa Rica will start 2019 with newly renovated rooms providing guests a new experience of luxury and modernity, with designs created to evoke the destination and local nature in every detail. The renovation consists of 500 rooms inspired by the Costa Rican coffee… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group to grow its existing portfolio in Cyprus

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is delighted to announce the signing of a Master Development Agreement with SunnySeeker Hotels in the Republic of Cyprus. Building on an already-successful partnership, the new deal will see the group grow its… Read the full press release

Mera Mare Pattaya wins Loved by Guest Award 2019

Pattaya, Thailand, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — We are delighted to received the Award Winner for a ‘Loved by Guests’ Award from Hotels.com with 8.6 scores 2 years in the role 2018-19. Hotels.com is a leading online provider of hotel accommodation worldwide and is affiliated with Expedia, Inc., one of the largest online travel companies… Read the full press release

IHG® signs Holiday Inn Goa Candolim

Goa, India, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), one of world’s leading hotel companies has signed a management agreement with Tipping Point Hospitality Private Limited for Holiday Inn Goa Candolim. Nestled amidst two of the North Goa’s famed and popular destination – Candolim and Calangute, the hotel is expected to welcome guests in… Read the full press release

Hyatt expects 40 new hotels to open in California, Oregon and Washington by the end of 2021

Hyatt to expand its brand portfolio in California, Oregon and Washington by nearly 45 percent CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(January 28, 2019) announced that Hyatt expects 40 new hotels to open in California, Oregon and Washington by the end of 2021, fueling Hyatt’s regional brand growth by… Read the full press release

BHMA Pens 2nd Phuket Deal

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The start of the New Year marked yet another milestone for BHMA, a rapidly-evolving international hotel management company, as it announced its latest hotel  management agreement with BYD Apartments Co., Ltd and A And H Modern Living Co., Ltd. in Phuket. The newly inked deal will see the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels to develop 15 new-construction midscale hotels in the Western US

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with Jay Virk to develop 15 new-construction midscale hotels in the Western region of the U.S. through 2026. Five Sleep Inn hotels and five dual-brand Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites properties will be built across California and Arizona: Sleep Inn hotels: Elk Grove, Manteca, Three Rivers, Turlock, and Watsonville,… Read the full press release

Inspired by its wilderness setting along a riverside slope in the Serengeti, Singita Faru Faru Lodge unveiled its new look

SERENGETI, Tanzania, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — This month, Singita Faru Faru Lodge unveiled its new look, inspired by its wilderness setting along a riverside slope in the Serengeti. Drawing cues from traditional African craft, combined with the inspiration from Scandinavian simplicity, Singita Faru Faru Lodge embodies an effortless yet elegant feel, paying homage to its legacy… Read the full press release

Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel welcomes newly appointed Director of Sales & Marketing Joyce Wong

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Joyce Wong as Director of Sales & Marketing. Bringing over 10 years of corporate sales experience in the hospitality industry to her new position, Wong oversees all sales, marketing and public relations efforts for the new… Read the full press release

Thomas Cook China further expands with new projects including the first Asian Casa Cook

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Cook China, the joint venture between Thomas Cook Group and Fosun, today announces plans for further growth in its own-brand hotel portfolio in China with an additional two projects, including the first Asian Casa Cook, Thomas Cook’s boutique hotel brand. In a ceremony in Shanghai, Peter Fankhauser,… Read the full press release