Leisure/Travel/Hotels

Empire State Realty Trust Announces New Premium Experience For Visitors To The World's Most Iconic Attraction

NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) today announced "The Empire State Building Premium Experience"—an exclusive, guided tour for visitors to the iconic international attraction.  The Premium Experience, solely available through limited, timed, adv...

2016-04-18 23:56 2472

Egencia Opens Singapore Office

SINGAPORE, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia® – the business travel company of the Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) – today announced an expansion of its already global operation by opening an office inSingapore. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130916/CG79319LOGO-a

2016-04-18 09:04 2076

Jin Jiang International Hotels Won Two Awards at "China Hotel Starlight Awards" Ceremony

SHANGHAI, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, the "2016 Asia Hotel Forum Annual Meeting & 11th China Hotel Starlight Awards" ceremony successfully ended inShanghai. Jin Jiang International Hotels was awarded the "Best Hotel Management Group ofChina", while Anji Yin Run Jin Jiang Castle Hotel...

2016-04-14 18:26 2877

Sichuan Cuisine Restaurant Certification and Global Marketing Campaign of Sichuan Gourmet Tour to be Launched Today

CHENGDU, China, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sichuan cuisine is one of China's eight culinary traditions. The Sichuan Provincial Tourism Development Committee and Sichuan Provincial Department of Commerce's will officially commence the "Sichuan Cuisine Restaurant Certification and Global Market...

2016-04-14 00:19 3407

Brunch in the Clouds - in the World's Highest Suspended Suite

ABU DHABI, UAE, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Regis Abu Dhabi will unveil the Abu Dhabi Suite, the World's Highest Suspended Suite, for an exclusive brunch journey that explores the bedrooms, cinema, spa and two-floor majlis. The suite spans between the UAE capital's Nation Towers on the...

2016-04-11 14:00 1739

U-Boat Worx Unveils New Deepest-diving Tourist Submarine

AMSTERDAM, April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Boat Worx unveils new private submarines especially designed for cruise ships and tourism, including the deepest-diving ever built.   U-Boat Worx has launched three new luxury submarine models: the Cruise Sub 5, Cruise Sub 7 and Cruise Sub 9. The Cruis...

2016-04-08 14:00 2837

pentahotels Expands Leadership Team in Asia

FRANKFURT, Germany, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- pentahotels expands its leadership team inAsia to the position of Director of Revenue Management. The lifestyle hotel group is responding to the success of the concept and the strongly growing demand inAsia. This newly created position is occupied...

2016-04-07 08:30 2847

The China (Shanghai) International Boat Show is On the Move

SHANGHAI, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With just one day before the start of the 21stChina (Shanghai) International Boat Show (CIBS), organizers UBM Sinoexpo are announcing this will be the last show at its current venue. The 21st China Inte...

2016-04-06 21:04 2009

Marriott Rewards "Members Get More" by Booking Direct

HONG KONG, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in April 2016, Marriott International is introducingMarriott Rewards Member Rates, a new rate exclusively designed to reward loyalty members who book directly on Marriott.com, our easy-to-use app, through call centers or through select corpo...

2016-04-06 18:40 3074

Carlson Rezidor Leads The Way With Cutting-Edge Virtual Reality Interface

NEW DELHI, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group , one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups, unveiled its state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) interface for theRadisson Blu ® brand's new design progr...

2016-04-06 09:30 3049

2015 Another Record Year for Convention Destination Vienna

VIENNA, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vienna's meetings industry recorded more events and overnights than ever before in 2015. The resulting value-added broke the billion euro barrier for the first time ever.  (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160331/350052

2016-04-04 09:00 2412

Switzerland: Exclusive Journey of Discovery Into the Longest Train Tunnel in the World

ZURICH, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gotthard Base Tunnel, the longest train tunnel in the world, enters into service on11 December 2016. Prior to this, the record-breaking construction will be more accessible than ever, but only for a limited period: from2 August 2016, passengers may descen...

2016-04-04 08:30 2566

The Terraced Rapeseed Flower Hills of Jiangling, Wuyuan, Launches New Guide for Flower Viewing Safari

WUYUAN, China, April 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Terraced Rapeseed Flower Hills of Jiangling, Wuyuan is hailed as one of the four "seas of flowers" inChina. The popular travel destination has recently created a new guide for plant-loving tourists who come to appreciate and photograph the vast and...

2016-04-02 02:13 3890

New Hato Bus Tours for Foreigners Feature Visit to Ashikaga Wisteria Park

TOKYO, April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hato Bus Co., Ltd., Tokyo, announced new bus tours onApril 1, each of which is accompanied by an English- or Chinese-speaking guide, for the spring 2016 season from April to June. The Hato Bus tours, 54 tours in all, include spring-only tours to enjoy sakura b...

2016-04-01 16:00 3160

The First Outside-Catering Service License in Shanghai Renewed with Hilton for 2016

SHANGHAI, April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rewarding its commitment to quality and hygiene, Hilton Shanghai is the proud recipient of the first official Outside Catering Service License issued by the Shanghai Food and Drug Regulatory Administration in 2015. Hilton Shanghai retained the honor and suc...

2016-04-01 14:09 3518

Booking.com Announces Renewal of Partnership Agreement With AccorHotels

AMSTERDAM, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, and AccorHotels, the world's leading hotel operator, have renewed their partnership agreement. With thousands of AccorHotels properties curre...

2016-03-31 17:00 2795

Virgin Hotels Announces New Vice President of Development

MIAMI, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Hotels , the lifestyle hotel brand by Richard Branson, welcomesAlex Andjel as the new Vice President of Development.  Andjel, who is located inLondon, will oversee the brand's expansion into Europe. Photo - http:...

2016-03-31 14:00 2250

NH Chinese Brand Launch

BEIJING, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NH Hotel Group, the leading hotel chain in Europe announced the launch of the joint venture office and Chinese brand names. "Nuo Han" which represents a promise to meet the guest expectations and bring them a brilliant future. It also announced its develo...

2016-03-31 08:00 2391

St Giles Hotels Launches "Be Central, Be St Giles" Brand Campaign, Expands Global Footprint With Properties In Australia, Malaysia And Philippines

LONDON, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- St Giles Hotels, an international hospitality brand with properties in the U.S., U.K.,Malaysia, Australia and the Philippines, has launched a global campaign titled "Be Central, Be St Giles" to redefine the St Giles brand and educate consumers on its expandi...

2016-03-31 00:44 2148

Agoda Study Reveals Fastest Growing European Destinations for Asian Travelers

SINGAPORE, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Agoda, one of the world's leading accommodation sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), announced today the results of its most recent Travel Smart study, which shows the top growing European destinations for Asian travelers. Thoug...

2016-03-30 11:00 2980