Wyndham Vacation Ownership to assume sales and marketing operations at Plantation Resort in Surfside Beach, S.C.

New sales presence and additional inventory expands WVO presence on the Grand Strand MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), announced today it has signed a sales and marketing agreement to initiate a partnership… Read the full press release

Slovenia’s Julian Alps named as one of the world’s top three must visit regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Slovenia’s Julian Alps have been announced as one of the world’s top three must visit regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018. The Julian Alps feature alongside world leading regions including Alaska, Italy’s Aeolian Islands and Kii Peninsula in Japan. The judging process for inclusion in Lonely… Read the full press release

Hyatt welcomes Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip Resort to its Unbound Collection

Iconic British Columbia resort marks the first Canadian property for The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand Chicago, Illinois, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced it has entered into a franchise agreement with Spirit Ridge Owners Association, and in December 2017, Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip  Resort will join The Unbound… Read the full press release

Apple-Featured Travel Network Boutiq Launches on Android

Berlin, DE, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutiq, “Where to go from who you know”, officially celebrates its launch on the Google Play Store today. The new App personalizes food and travel recommendations by placing your entrusted friends and network at their core. After receiving Apple App Store Travel category features in Australia and… Read the full press release

Framkvæmdastjórn Peking um þróun ferðamála: Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög í Reykjavík, Íslandi

Reykjavík, Íslandi, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski sendiherrann á Íslandi, Song Yu, formaður framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála, og Inga Hlín Pálsdottir, forstöðumaður ferðaþjónustu og skapandi greina… Read the full press release

San Antonio welcomes visitors of all abilities with an array of ultra-accessible vacation options

San Antonio welcomes visitors of all abilities with an array of ultra-accessible vacation options   San Antonio, TX, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — San Antonio’s array of attractions and historic sites, partnered with its dedication to accessibility, is making the destination one of the leading options for vacationers of all abilities. While attractions like… Read the full press release

WestJet announces its winter schedule with significant investment into YYC Calgary International Airport

Calgary, Alberta, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 24, 2017), WestJet announced its winter schedule with a significant investment into YYC Calgary International Airport. With an emphasis on building Calgary as their connecting hub, they announced several additions to frequencies on popular routes across Canada and sun destinations, along with adding a new weekly… Read the full press release

London City Airport: Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Dublin, Zurich and Frankfurt — the most popular destinations this summer

LONDON, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport is preparing for a surge in passengers over the peak summer season as international events such as the Edinburgh International Festival and Dublin Horse Show bolster traditional business and holiday routes. The most popular destinations this summer are Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Dublin, Zurich and Frankfurt. International… Read the full press release

Thailand’s three water parks listed among the Top 10 in Asia by TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Thailand’s fun-filled water parks have been listed as among the Top 10 in Asia by renowned travel website TripAdvisor in their 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards. The Ramayana Water Park in Pattaya took the third spot in the Top 10 Water Parks in Asia with the Black… Read the full press release

IHG® opens Staybridge Suites® Jeddah Alandalus Mall

IHG debuts its renowned extended-stay brand in the Kingdom Denham UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced today the opening of Staybridge Suites® Jeddah Alandalus Mall, one of the most important shopping destinations in Jeddah with an annual visitor rate exceeding 13 million… Read the full press release

Family Travel Made Easy with On Demand Baby Equipment Rental Marketplace

Hopnswap’s rental community connects local parents and caregivers with traveling families in need of baby equipment. Washington D.C., 2017-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — An easier way to rent safe and affordable baby equipment has launched in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia just in time for summer vacation planning. Hopnswap, an online baby equipment… Read the full press release

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit one of the top performing properties within the brand

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit Presented with Lighthouse Award Memphis, Tennessee, 2017-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hampton by Hilton, Hilton‘s global mid-price brand of more than 2,200 hotels, has recognized Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Williamsport-Faxon Exit with a Lighthouse Award. The award signifies the hotel as one of the top performing properties… Read the full press release

Michael D. Brown appointed president and CEO of Wyndham Vacation Ownership

With 25 years’ experience leading hospitality and vacation ownership sales organizations, Brown appointed president and CEO of world’s largest vacation ownership business Parsippany, N.J., 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) has announced the appointment of Michael D. Brown as president and chief executive officer of Wyndham Vacation Ownership effective immediately. Most recently… Read the full press release

Let The Good Times Roll With VisitScotland’s Easter Offerings

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s as Easter custom that has delighted Scots for decades. So ahead of Sunday’s celebrations, VisitScotland is offering some inspiration for finding the perfect spot to let the good times roll this Easter. Arthur’s Seat Probably one of the country’s most famous egg-rolling locations. Every year, families from across… Read the full press release

Orkney Guest House Achieves Coveted Gold Award from the National Tourism Organization

Scotland, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney guest house which overlooks the Bay of Eyrland and the hills of Hoy has achieved a coveted ‘Gold’ award from the national tourism organisation. Button-Ben Guest House had already achieved a 4-star grading, but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status from VisitScotland, representing the… Read the full press release

Smurfs to welcome passengers at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is expecting a record number of passengers during the Easter holidays, 3% more than in 2015, the record year. To ensure that everything runs smoothly during the holiday rush, Brussels Airport will again open family lanes at security screening during the busiest days of the holidays. Families with young children will be welcomed… Read the full press release

Delaware North introduces the first robot butler in New York state at The Westin Buffalo

First robot butler in a New York state hotel has unique focus on bringing wellness amenities to guests of The Westin Buffalo Buffalo, N.Y., 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North today formally introduced the Relay robot butler that is serving guests at The Westin Buffalo, the global hospitality and food service provider’s new 116-room… Read the full press release

Activity-packed week at Zoo Atlanta this Spring Break

Atlanta, USA, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Must-dos at the Zoo this Spring Break; experiences and tips for an activity-packed week at Zoo Atlanta WHO: Animals and humans alike seem to be in unison: Spring has sprung at Zoo Atlanta, and just in time for Spring Break, experiences for people of all ages are now… Read the full press release

Meet Rosewood Hong Kong’s New Managing Director

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Marc C. Brugger has been appointed managing director for Rosewood Hong Kong which is scheduled to open in 2018. Mr. Brugger is responsible for assembling the opening team with whom he will manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® property, comprised of 398 hotel guestrooms and 199… Read the full press release

Wyndham® Extra Holidays launches special spring and early summer travel deals

Plan Your Next Getaway Now and Save up to 35 Percent at Resorts throughout the U.S. New Jersey, U.S., 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham® Extra Holidays, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is now offering special… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017 at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

London, United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on… Read the full press release

Get Insider Tips for Your Next Trip to Barcelona with AirBnB’s New Platform

San Francisco, California, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the launch of its new Trips platform in Barcelona, adding bookable local experiences, insider recommendations and social meet ups to the thousands of homes available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city, immersing themselves… Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts’ newest property in the Bahamas to Open in 2018

Hong kong, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by the Bahamian subsidiary of Hong Kong-based development company Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) to operate and manage Rosewood Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, which will open in Spring 2018.  Set on the gorgeous white sands of Nassau’s Cable Beach, Rosewood… Read the full press release

Enjoy Equine Therapy with Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado and Equus Partnership

Equine therapy program offers guests and groups innovative approach to personal enrichment TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, located 10 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, announces a partnership with Equus, an innovative self-mastery and inspired leadership program for individuals and organisations led by horses. The new onsite location for… Read the full press release

Cruise and Brunch with Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach’s Exclusive Offer

Mercury Lounge introduce the exclusive Brunch Boat for one day only to cruise the Arabian Gulf in Mediterranean style TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday, March 31, 2017, Mercury Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach will set up ship on the delectable Desert Rose boat to offer guests… Read the full press release

RCI added more than 170 new affiliated resorts to its exchange network in 2016

The leading vacation exchange company added more than 65 properties in the fourth quarter of 2016 to its global network of over 4,300 affiliated resorts PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), added more than 170 new… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International expands Caribbean itineraries with cruises from Tampa to Havana

MIAMI, FL, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests looking to dive deeper into the culture and nightlife of Cuba will now have the opportunity to experience the island at night on Empress of the Seas’ new sailings to Havana. Royal Caribbean International has expanded its Caribbean itineraries sailing from Tampa, to include new 4- and… Read the full press release

Travelzoo partners with Project: Time Off to get Americans to use their vacations days in 2017

NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — To encourage more Americans to use their vacation time this year, global travel deals publisher Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) is partnering with Project: Time Off for National Plan for Vacation Day on January 31. The Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown joins Travelzoo deal experts for a live streamed Vacation-Planning Power… Read the full press release

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces new hotel openings in Los Angeles in spring and later in 2017

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants today announced two new hotels opening in Los Angeles in spring 2017, doubling the brand’s presence in the city. Los Angeles is home to two existing Kimpton properties – Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills and Hotel Wilshire – and will soon welcome… Read the full press release