For the Second Year in a Row: Nihiwatu Voted #1 Hotel in the World by Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Awards

Philanthropic-Driven Resort Changes the Way Travelers Experience Cultural Discovery; Guests Feel Deeply Connected, Cause-Inspired, and Satisfy a Journey for Curiosity at “The Edge of Wildness” July 18, 2017 –  Nihi Sumba Island, formerly Nihiwatu, in Indonesia is the number one hotel in the world for the second year in a row, voted by Travel + Leisure readers globally for its annual…

IHG Announces the Opening of the Largest Holiday Inn Express® Hotel in the Americas

Holiday Inn Express Waikiki is the third IHG hotel in Hawaii.  July 18, 2017 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the opening of the 44-story, 596-room Holiday Inn Express®  Waikiki hotel—the largest Holiday Inn Express property in the Americas region.  Located just three blocks from Waikiki Beach, two…

Marriott International Expands in Italy with the Opening of Four Points by Sheraton Venice Mestre

July 18, 2017 – POINT 1: Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) today announces the opening of the Four Points by Sheraton Venice Mestre as part of a franchise agreement with the Italian management company DHotels. Located in the urban area of Mestre, the hotel represents a strategic conversion following a complete renovation and is the fifth addition…

Palace Resorts Partners with World-Renowned Pastry Chef Antonio Bachour

Elevating the brand’s unmatched culinary offerings, award-winning pastry chef brings new savory delights to its luxurious resorts  July 18th, 2017 – Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations – proudly announces a partnership with talented pastry chef, Antonio Bachour. As part of the brand’s commitment to elevating its already…

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Concludes Extensive Renovations with Centennial Anniversary

July 18, 2017 – Hyatt Carmel Highlands, the acclaimed northern California hotel overlooking the Big Sur Coast with just 48 luxuriously appointed guestrooms, announced the completion of one of the most exciting transformations in its 100-year history. Originally opened as the Highlands Inn, the hotel now features a remodeled lobby and redesigned guest rooms, restaurant and lounge. The hotel will host a…

Grand Pacific Resorts helps ‘Drive out Poverty’ by Raising over $50,000 at the 15th Annual RCI Christel House Open

July 18, 2017 – Grand Pacific Resorts, a timeshare management company, hosted the 15th Annual  RCI Christel House Open on Monday, June 12 at Shadowridge Country Club in Vista, California. The company has been an avid Chistel House supporter since 1998, and raised over $50,000 to help transform the lives of impoverished children around the world…

Accenture Interactive, Marriott International and 1776 Launch the Travel Experience Incubator

July 18, 2017 – Accenture Interactive, Marriott International, and 1776 , a leading global incubator and network for startups, today announced the launch of the Travel Experience Incubator, a new program designed to discover and foster startups working on innovative technologies and solutions to improve the travel experience. The incubator will bring together the hospitality industry expertise of one…

The Westin La Paloma Announces Cerelle Gooding As the Director of Sales and Marketing

AAA, Four Diamond, Luxury Resort Welcomes Hospitality Industry Expert July 18, 2017 – The AAA, Four Diamond, luxury resort, the Westin La Paloma Resort, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cerelle Gooding to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. General Manager, Jim Morrissey, welcomes Cerelle as she joins the Westin La Paloma Resort. “Cerelle is an energetic,…