Discover a safe paradise and embrace a tropical escape at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives Reopening our doors on the 15 July 2020 to our loyal repeaters and global travellers.

Maldives , 2020-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ —It’s our pleasure to announce that we are ready to welcome our loyal repeaters and global travellers again from 15 July 2020 onwards to your favourite idyllic paradise in the Maldives. In the archipelago of naturally scattered coral islands and atolls, the Maldives is purely surrounded by the… Read the full press release

Absolute Hotel Services Strengthens Presence in India with launch of “First International Hotel, in Vita Sangli District – Eastin Easy Vita”

Sangli, India, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Absolute Hotel Services India announces the opening of Eastin Easy Vita”. Vita the city of Gold, which has witnessed significant developments in economic growth, infrastructure development and evolution of the services sector, now witnesses the launch of Eastin Easy Vita, the First International 3 star hotel, a… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces plans for new-build Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, California

Expected to open in early 2021, Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, will bring the luxury brand’s dedication to sustainable tourism, innovative eco-design and authentic destination experiences to Southern California CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 9, 2020) plans for the first new-build Alila resort in… Read the full press release

Hyatt to open new Thompson hotels in Georgia and Texas

New Thompson hotels in Georgia and Texas expected to boost the lifestyle brand’s footprint in the region CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (July 7, 2020) the continued growth of the Thompson Hotels brand throughout the Southern United States with deals for two new properties—Thompson Savannah and… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes resumption of KLM services from 3rd August

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel restrictions and demand. KLM flights from Belfast City were suspended end of March when air travel came to a virtual standstill, with only 5% of the… Read the full press release

48 Preferred Hotels & Resorts member hotels recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to celebrate 48 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020, as well as its longtime affiliate The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts,… Read the full press release

Britta Beringer appointed new director at Steigenberger Hotel & Resort Camp de Mar

Britta Beringer takes over as Director Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Successful reopening on Mallorca. The 5-star Steigenberger Hotel & Resort Camp de Mar, which is operated by the RIMC Hotels & Resorts Group, officially reopened for business on 1 July following weeks of general closure because of the corona… Read the full press release

IHG announces the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today (08 JULY 2020) announced the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Wayne will join the business on 14 September and will become a member of IHG’s Executive Committee, replacing… Read the full press release

IHG to rebrand Fiji’s Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva as an InterContinental by 2022

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG has signed an agreement to take over management of one of the most famous hotels in the Pacific, Fiji’s Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, in July 2020 and rebrand it as an InterContinental by 2022. Already the most luxurious and iconic product in Suva, the… Read the full press release

IHG®’s avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels openings

200+ new avid™ hotel properties under development to serve resilient mainstream market Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG®’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) avid™ hotels brand continues to grow throughout the Americas with multiple new hotels opened recently and more than 200 properties in the development pipeline, including 40 under construction and more than 90 with plans… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca welcomes guests back just in time for summer

Hotel welcomes guests back with an exclusive offer for local residents Casablanca, Morocco, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca is delighted to announce that its doors will be opening to the public on July 15, 2020, just in time to enjoy summer in the city’s most coveted urban oasis. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi to unveil Tokyo’s newest social and dining destination

Sky-high drinking and dining experiences redefine Tokyo’s epicurean scene Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi is all set to unveil Tokyo’s newest social and dining destination, pulsing with the intriguing energy of Japan’s capital. Epicures, prepare your appetites: the highly-anticipated opening is slated for September 1, 2020. Spread across the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta appoints Nancy Chacon as new General Manager

Atlanta, U.S.A, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta welcomes General Manager Nancy Chacon to the city’s leading hotel. A nearly 30 year veteran with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Chacon’s invaluable experience and insights began in San Francisco as a front desk agent in 1991. Since then, she has proven her impact in a variety… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes flights to Geneva, Los Angeles, Dar es Salaam, Prague, Sao Paulo and Boston

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Geneva (from 15 July), Los Angeles (from 22 July), Dar es Salaam (from 1 August), Prague and Sao Paulo (from 2 August), and Boston (from 15 August), offering customers even more travel options. This will take the airline’s network… Read the full press release

dnata donates cargo handling equipment to Dubai-based International Humanitarian City

Air services provider donates handling equipment for the operations of the humanitarian community Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has donated three pieces of cargo handling equipment to Dubai-based International Humanitarian City (IHC), the largest humanitarian hub in the world, to support the organisation… Read the full press release

JAL to provide free transport of relief goods, donate face masks and blankets to the storm-hit Kyushu region

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — During the month of July 2020, a series of historic storms hit the Kyushu region of Japan and the damages have been extensive, including the destruction of homes, widespread power and water outage, and the loss of precious lives.  The JAL Group would like to send our… Read the full press release

Over 35 Ascend Hotels ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets on Tripadvisor

Eight Properties from Choice Hotels’ Industry-Leading Soft Brand Collection Claimed Top Spot in Their Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 35 properties in the Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., have ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club as a new member of its global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels

Hotel Named for Famous Dolphin Featured in “Dolphin Tale” Movies ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club is now a member of Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE:CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. The marine-themed hotel is located in Clearwater Beach, Florida, where the Gulf of Mexico’s welcoming blue waters… Read the full press release

Geneva opens for business

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — As countries come out of lockdown and open their doors to UK visitors, Geneva has begun its return to ‘normal’ with the opening of hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and tourist attractions.   Voted by Forbes as the safest country in the world for Covid-19, UK travellers are free to travel to Switzerland through Geneva… Read the full press release

Tourism Associations Agree Platform for Mutual Cooperation

Chatswood, NSW, Australia, 2020-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Two global tourism associations are joining forces to dovetail key objectives in their fields of cultural heritage protection and vocational training. A new partnership agreement between the World Tourism Association for Culture & Heritage (WTACH) and the World Association for Hospitality & Tourism Education & Training… Read the full press release

Bluegr Hotels Announces Opening Of Its Properties This Season

Athens, Greece, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bluegr Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning collection of hotels in Greece, has opened its much-loved Cretan properties this season. Candia Park village opened on July 4 and Minos Beach art hotel will open on July 10, with Minos Palace hotel & suites and Life Gallery athens to… Read the full press release

KENSHO PSAROU PROUDLY WELCOMES GUESTS BACK TO PARADISE IN MYKONOS

Mykonos, Greece, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenshō Psarou, the hotel found glistening on the golden sands of Mykonos’ world-renowned Psarou beach, cannot wait to welcome back guests and share its exclusive home with everyone again from July 2nd. For so long, the wonders of Mykonos have gone unloved with everyone at home, and the… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo to operate cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents this July

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo will be operating scheduled cargo flights to 100 destinations across six continents during the month of July 2020. Some of the new cities added to the air cargo carrier’s network include Accra, Algiers, Athens, Fort Lauderdale, Glasgow, Larnaca, Los Angeles, Male, Moscow (SVO), Phnom Penh,… Read the full press release

dnata’s baggage technology and logistics company DUBZ launches COVID-19 testing

Innovative home check-in services ensure safe and hassle-free travel experience Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — DUBZ, dnata’s leading baggage technology and logistics company, further enhanced its offering to help travellers in Dubai enjoy a safe, seamless and worry-free travel experience. In addition to its innovative home check-in services, the company now also… Read the full press release

dnata Singapore collaborates with Singaporean government in its fight against Covid-19

Singapore, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata Singapore is proud to be part of the island nation’s fight against Covid-19 by collaborating with local government. With migrant workers unable to use communal kitchens due to dormitory lockdowns from April, dnata stepped up and leveraged their catering facilities, firing up their kitchens to plan, cook… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Graz names Stefan Willensdorfer as new general manager

44-year old Stefan Willensdorfer has taken charge of the pre-opening phase for the new IntercityHotel Graz with effect from 1 July 2020. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — He will be responsible for the development of all areas of the 229-room hotel in the lead-up to its official scheduled opening in… Read the full press release

Christian Kaschner succeeds Joachim Marusczyk as the new Managing Director of IntercityHotel GmbH

Founding Managing Director Joachim Marusczyk hands over to Christian Kaschner Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Joachim Marusczyk will hand over executive responsibility for IntercityHotel GmbH to Christian Kaschner with effect from 14 September. Mr. Marusczyk, who is stepping down of his own accord, has turned IntercityHotel GmbH into one of… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line collaborate to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards

“Healthy Sail Panel” comprises top experts in public health, infectious disease, biosecurity, hospitality and maritime operations MIAMI, FL, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruise industry leaders Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL)  and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) announced a collaboration to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards in response to the global COVID-19… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, Raffles Bali

First Raffles for Indonesia’s famous tropical paradise Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Soft Opening in Bali – Raffles Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, with the launch of the lavish Raffles Bali, which offers unparalleled views over the Indian Ocean and the famous Jimbaran Bay sunsets…. Read the full press release

Viking® puts new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises on sale

Strong Demand Leads to Early Release of 2023 Departure Dates Los Angeles, CA, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.viking.com) today (July 2, 2020) announced that new 2023 sailings of its Mississippi River cruises are now on sale. The company’s first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and will sail voyages on the… Read the full press release