Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) key partner of UNWTO in the promotion of sustainable tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region and Chairman of the Tourism Development Council of the region, His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) launched Saudi… Read the full press release

Winners of South African Airways’ Annual Wine of the Year Awards Announced

Annual awards and wine selection recognise SA’s top vintages JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) announced its annual Wine of the Year Awards at a gala dinner held at Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel on Saturday, 8 April. The awards were made in four categories: white wines, red wines,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo Wins Air Cargo Excellence Platinum Award for 2017

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo earned one of the highest awards in the air cargo industry. Air Cargo World recently announced that Southwest Cargo® was awarded this year’s Air Cargo Excellence Platinum Award in the “up to 999,999 tonnes” category. “I’m so grateful our valued Customers continue… Read the full press release

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017

TripAdvisor Includes Garuda Indonesia In The World’s Top 10 Airline in 2017   Cengkareng, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — National airline Garuda Indonesia made it into the ranks of the world’s top 10 airlines in 2017 based on the rating of Travelers Choice 2017 from TripAdvisor, the world’s leading travel sites. In addition, Garuda Indonesia… Read the full press release

SAP Recognizes Aeroflot’s Pioneering Internal Audit Management in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received a special SAP Expanding Horizons award for pioneering SAP’s internal audit management system in Russia. The award was presented today (13 April 2017) at the SAP Forum Moscow 2017. Aeroflot has carried out 25% more audits since the new system was integrated. Automatisation of business… Read the full press release

China Names Aeroflot Favorite International Airline

Moscow, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017, held on 11 April in Shanghai. These prestigious awards, now in their fifth year, recognise outstanding participants in China’s tourism market, including airlines which hold Skytrax Five Star Airline status. Qatar… Read the full press release

Jet Airways wins ‘India’s Best Airline’ award in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice® awards 2017

Airline wins coveted award from TripAdvisor – World’s largest travel site, based on traveller feedback Mumbai, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere, international airline, today (Apr 12, 2017) announced that it has won ‘India’s Best Airline’ award in TripAdvisor’s first annual Travellers’ Choice® awards for airlines for the year. The… Read the full press release

AA to run VisitEngland Quality Assessment Schemes

London, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitEngland has today (10 April 2017) announced that the AA has been awarded a contract to run the VisitEngland Quality Assessment Schemes under licence for the next three years. VisitEngland Chief Executive Sally Balcombe said: “I am delighted to announce this contract which guarantees the standards and expectations… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ amenity kits recognized at the OnBoard Hospitality awards and at Pax International

Qatar Airways’ amenity kits recognized at the OnBoard Hospitality awards and at Pax International   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has had an award-winning start to April, taking home the top accolade for its new Economy amenity kits at both the OnBoard Hospitality awards and at Pax International last week. Mr…. Read the full press release

Taste of Adventure Wins 2017 FoodTrekking Award for Best Food Travel Blog

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste of Adventure’s Krystal Hauserman has been named Best Food Travel Blogger by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) as part of its 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism. “Writing high-quality stories with thoughtful insider tips that help travelers access the heart… Read the full press release

Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony

Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony   SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night (5 April 2017), Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony at Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building. Close to 1,000 guests, including around 100 chefs and restaurant representatives, 300 media and the 26 Academy… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland headquarters earns its eleventh consecutive Energy Star certification

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Port of Oakland headquarters located at 530 Water Street just received its eleventh consecutive Energy Star certification. Every year the U.S. EPA recognizes buildings nationwide for energy efficiency. Port headquarters is one of only 70 buildings in the State of California to receive an Energy Star. Port… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the winners of its prestigious 2017 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Awards

Choice Hotels announces the winners of its prestigious 2017 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Awards   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is honoring the highest rated properties within its portfolio of more than 6,500 franchised hotels around the world by announcing… Read the full press release

Aeroflot again honored with Randstad Award as Russia’s best employer in the transport industry

Moscow, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has once again won the prestigious Randstad Award as the best employer in the transport industry in Russia. Russia’s most attractive employers are awarded every year based on the results of the world’s biggest employer branding survey. In 2017, 26 countries took part in the project. The… Read the full press release

Faeez Fadhlillah, Tripfez CEO and co-founder named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future

Faeez Fadhlillah, Tripfez CEO and co-founder named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO and co-founder of the travel booking engine Tripfez, is today (March 30, 2017) named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open… Read the full press release

Columbus Regional Airport Authority’s President & CEO Elaine Roberts receives recognition from Women for Economic and Leadership Development

COLUMBUS, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Columbus Regional Airport Authority’s President & CEO Elaine Roberts was honored with The Riveter Award at the Women for Economic and Leadership Development’s (WELD) 2017 keynote event on March 30. The Riveter Award is an annual award of distinction given out by WELD to a woman who is not… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways received the highest award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards

Recognised for its innovative and leading in-flight experience, Qatar Airways collected the highest award at an elite ceremony held in Greece and hosted by Air Transport News DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways proudly accepted the ‘Airline of the Year’ award on Saturday 25 March at the 2017 Air Transport Awards, as… Read the full press release

TravelClick earned 136 awards for website design in 11 competitions throughout 2016

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, earned 136 awards for website design in 11 competitions throughout 2016. Some of the top honors include “Top Agency” at the Web Marketing Association’s 2016 WebAwards and “Best Hotel and Lodging Mobile Website”… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has been awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the fourth time in a row – the first time in the history of the awards that an Eastern European airport has kept its top position for four consecutive years. Presented at the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Home and Hub Is Named Sixth Best Airport In the World

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport for third consecutive year; also awarded Best Staff Service in the Middle East for second consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to congratulate its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the… Read the full press release

IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017 goes to Astral Aerial Solutions for its Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management Concept for Africa

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions is the recipient of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Concept for Africa. The award was presented at the 11th World Cargo Symposium… Read the full press release

Mexico’s Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya to host World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2017 on 9th September

LONDON, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 at the glittering, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on 9th September. Located on Mexico’s breathtakingly beautiful Pacific Coast, the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya consists of 687 rooms and suites in the family-friendly Hacienda section… Read the full press release

London City Airport wins Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year at the Skytrax World Airport Awards

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a fortnight after picking up the Airport of the Year award at the London Transport Awards, London City Airport was classified as winner of the Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year in the Skytrax World Airport Awards. The World Airport Awards,… Read the full press release

2017 World Airport Awards names Changi Airport as World’s Best Airport for Fifth Consecutive Year

SINGAPORE, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2017 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the fifth consecutive year. Changi Airport also scooped the award for the Best Airport Leisure Amenities. The awards were held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in… Read the full press release

TAP Shareholder David Neeleman Honored as Personality of the Year at Lisbon Tour Fair

TAP shareholder honoured by Publituris at the opening of the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL) Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP shareholder David Neeleman has received the Personality of the Year Award at the opening of the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL) in the FIL exhibition centre. The prize awarded by Portuguese newspaper Publituris also… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport nominated in the category of Best Marketing of Airports in Europe at Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017

Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has once again been shortlisted for the Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017.  The awards are voted on exclusively by airlines and recognise the marketing and promotional activities of airports and tourism destinations throughout Europe. The independent airport has been nominated in the category of Best Marketing of… Read the full press release

Travelzoo wins the Best Use of Search category at the 2017 Travel Marketing Awards

London, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel deals publisher Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) has been announced the winner of the Best Use of Search category at the 2017 Travel Marketing Awards in the UK. Held in London last night, the awards are now in their ninth year and are the largest and most prestigious event… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport wins Skytrax World Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the third time

Skytrax World Airport Awards 2017: Hamburg, Germany, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamburg Airport wins the famous Skytrax World Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the third time, following victories in 2011 and 2012. Once again, Hamburg’s leading position amongst Europe’s non-hub airports is recognised. The prize, awarded exclusively on the basis… Read the full press release

Los Angeles International Airport named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In the midst of a strategic and collaborative initiative to improve the guest experience, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports. The international air transport standards and quality rating organization hosts the World Airport Awards, widely known… Read the full press release

Ethisphere Institute recognized Wyndham Worldwide as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company

Global hospitality company’s culture of integrity and approach to ethics recognized by Ethisphere Institute for fifth time Parsippany, N.J., 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With a commitment to acting with integrity, a focus on ethical and responsible business practices, and a dedication to welcoming people to experience travel the way they want, Wyndham Worldwide… Read the full press release