Viking Ocean Cruises® received top honors in 10 categories in the Cruise Critic® 7th Annual Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Los Angeles, 2017-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — After another year of impressive travel industry awards, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) this week received a new set of accolades from the popular online cruise resource, Cruise Critic®. The fast-growing cruise line is today celebrating that its 930-guest sister ships, Viking Star® and Viking Sea®, received top… Read the full press release

2017 CLIA Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards now open for nominations

Washington, DC, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Nominations are now open for Cruise Line’s International Association’s (CLIA) annual Hall of Fame Cruise Industry Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations whose efforts and accomplishments represent a significant contribution to the cruise industry. Members of CLIA, including Individual Agent Members, Travel Agencies’ and Cruise Lines, are… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide® recognised at the annual Business Travel Awards as the Best Serviced Apartment Provider

LONDON, 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, has been recognised at the annual Business Travel Awards as the Best Serviced Apartment Provider. With more than 2,000 new apartments opened in a total of 10 locations worldwide across the year and a wide range of… Read the full press release

Marriott International presented with the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style

Bethesda, Md., 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) today received the 2016 Company of the Year Award from LATINA Style at its LATINA Style 50 Awards Luncheon Ceremony in Arlington, Virginia. Brenda Durham, Senior Vice President and Regional General Counsel for the Caribbean and Latin America Region, Marriott International, accepted the award…. Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car wins 3 golds and 1 silver for car rental categories at the 2017 Travvy Awards

Enterprise Takes Home Three Gold Awards and One Silver ST. LOUIS, 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car emerged the definitive car rental leader at the 2017 Travvy Awards, earning gold for Best Car Rentals-Overall, Best Car Rentals-Domestic and Best Car Rentals-Fleet. In addition, Enterprise Rent-A-Car took home silver for Best Car Rentals-International. “The results of… Read the full press release

The ‘Best Arab Air Carrier supporting Arab Tourism’ award presented to Oman Air at The 2017 Arab Tourism Media Awards ceremony

The ‘Best Arab Air Carrier supporting Arab Tourism’ award presented to Oman Air at The 2017 Arab Tourism Media Awards ceremony   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of Sultanate of Oman, is celebrating the latest in a string of prestigious wins, following the presentation to the airline of… Read the full press release

Brand Finance names Aeroflot as the strongest airline brand globally in 2017

Moscow, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named the strongest airline brand globally in 2017 by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy. Brand strength is based on observing the brand’s current performance, accessing the relevant beliefs, associations and attitudes in the minds of consumers, and estimating… Read the full press release

956 drivers from First Bus received ‘GreenRoad Fleet Elite Awards’ for their top driving performance

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A record 956 drivers from First Bus have received a special commendation for their top driving performance. The drivers, who are based right across First Bus’s UK operations from Cornwall to Aberdeen, have been presented with ‘GreenRoad Fleet Elite Awards’, designed to reward and recognise the company’s… Read the full press release

LVCVA earns Gold Travvy Award for Best Tourism Board U.S./Canada

LVCVA earns Gold Travvy Award for Best Tourism Board U.S./Canada   LAS VEGAS, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) continues its longstanding position as a leader in the travel industry by earning the prestigious Gold Travvy Award for Best Tourism Board U.S./Canada. Known as the Academy Awards… Read the full press release

AAAE among the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today (February 2, 2017) was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program recognizes the 100 best places of employment in Virginia benefiting the… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet and beyond: founders recognized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with Lifetime Achievement Award

MADRID, Spain, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tony Wheeler and Maureen Wheeler, founders of the widely-known Lonely Planet Publications have received the 13th UNWTO Lifetime Achievement Award. The prize is conferred every year to individuals with visionary leadership and significant contributions to the global tourism sector. The inspirational role that Lonely Planet inferred worldwide to… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings Inc. recognized by several prestigious industry organizations in 2016

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings Inc. – which owns the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands – was recognized by several prestigious industry organizations in 2016 as a travel industry partner of choice among leisure travelers, road warriors and travel buyers. Enterprise Holdings’ integrated global network… Read the full press release

Harray’s Little Bothy awarded the Four Star Quality Assurance Award by VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A secluded bothy, perched on the edge of Harray Loch on Orkney, has been awarded four stars by VisitScotland. Renovated from a traditional stone built croft house, Harray’s Little Bothy, was awarded the Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) Award in recognition of its high standards. The cottage,… Read the full press release

Findhorn Village Hostel earns VisitScotland’s four-star QA award following a massive refurbishment

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A volunteer-run hostel,in the heart of the village of Findhorn, has doubled its VisitScotland star rating. Findhorn Village Hostel, which was converted from an old school, has gone from a two-star to a four-star accommodation provider under the national tourism organisation’s Quality Assurance (QA) scheme after making… Read the full press release

HSMAI announces the recipients of the 2016 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards

McLean, VA, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards. Randy Smith, Chairman & Co-Founder, STR, will be honored with the 2016 Albert E. Koehl Award. Melanie Brandman, Founder & CEO, The Brandman Agency, has been selected… Read the full press release

FlightStats names Japan Airlines best Asia-Pacific Major Airline for its on-time performance service

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has been named the best Asia-Pacific Major Airline for its on-time performance service, according to FlightStats Inc., an independent aviation performance-tracking company. In 2016 JAL achieved on-time arrival rate of 87.33% for its domestic and international flights, and the JAL Group achieved on-time arrival rate… Read the full press release

Oman Air wins the Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to Middle East at the KLIA 2015

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air announces the latest addition to its growing list of international awards, winning the Foreign Airline of the Year by Sector to Middle East at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Awards 2015. Oman Air was chosen based on its achievements in 2015 including growth, sales… Read the full press release

dnata honoured with Taqdeer Award for their commitment to employee welfare

DUBAI, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s UAE cargo operations have been recognised for their commitment to employee welfare by winning the  Taqdeer Award – the world’s first points-based award programme that promotes and celebrates excellence in labour relations. dnata has been awarded a five-star rating in the DAFZA (Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority) and… Read the full press release

Niccolo & Marco Polo Hotels honored with 5 big wins at The BMW Hotelier Awards 2016

HONG KONG, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Niccolo & Marco Polo Hotels swept up the most awards of the night by any single hotel group, with 5 big wins at the industry’s most prestigious occasion, The BMW Hotelier Awards 2016.  Dr. Jennifer Cronin, President, Niccolo & Marco Polo Hotels was awarded The Asia Pacific… Read the full press release

Crolinnhe Guesthouse attained a 5* Bed & Breakfast QA award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — A luxurious Victorian villa set on Scotland’s west coast has achieved the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from VisitScotland. Set within extensive private grounds and with uninterrupted views over Loch Linnhe, Crolinnhe Guesthouse has attained a 5* Bed & Breakfast QA award from the national tourism organisation…. Read the full press release

Dalvey House receives four-star award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — An historic family home near Forres has received a four-star award from VisitScotland at the very first attempt. Dalvey House, the Georgian home of the MacLeod family for over 250 years, was given the accolade from the national tourism organisation’s Quality Assurance (QA) scheme in recognition of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways awarded three honours by Global Traveller magazine

Readers of Global Traveller continue to choose Qatar Airways as the Best Airline for International First Class, Best First-Class Seat Design and Best Airline in the Middle East LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In a magnificent reception held by Global Traveller magazine, Qatar Airways was awarded three honours: Best Airline for International… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways receives industry award for exceptional on-board catering innovation from the Mercurys Awards

The airline was presented with the prestigious industry award for exceptional on-board catering innovation DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been awarded Best Premium Service Concept 2016 for exceptional on-board catering innovation from the Mercurys Awards. The accolade was presented to the airline during a ceremony held at the Shangri-La Abu… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s SVP of Sales and Trade Support and Service Receives Michelle Morgan Leadership Award

Royal Caribbean’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Trade Support and Service Receives Prestigious Michelle Morgan Leadership Award MIAMI, 2016-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Culminating a successful year for Royal Caribbean International, Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales and Trade Support and Service for the cruise line, is the recipient of the beloved… Read the full press release

Oman Air Cargo recognized the achievements of its partners and presented future development plans at its first Oman Air Cargo Awards

Muscat, Oman, 2016-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Cargo, one of the leading national air cargo carriers in the region, held its first Oman Air Cargo Awards, on December 14th 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Muscat. The event was to recognize outstanding achievements among the cargo division’s local agencies, and to highlight its… Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car received MetLife’s first-ever Sustainability Products & Services Award

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which is owned by the world’s largest car rental company, Enterprise Holdings Inc., has received MetLife’s first-ever Sustainability Products & Services Award. The award recognizes suppliers that go above and beyond in their sustainability efforts and provide MetLife with innovative and impactful sustainable products, services and… Read the full press release

World Luxury Hotel Awards recognises Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh with Luxury Hotel in Saudi Arabia award

World Luxury Hotel Awards recognises Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh with Luxury Hotel in Saudi Arabia award   Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre has picked up the Luxury Hotel in Saudi Arabia award at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 recently held in Doha. This… Read the full press release

Norwegian receives the Aircraft Operator Award at the 2016 Aviation Industry Awards in Dublin

DUBLIN, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian continues its climb in Ireland by receiving the Aircraft Operator Award at the 2016 Aviation Industry Awards in Dublin. The Aviation Industry Awards recognises excellence in the Irish and International Aviation industry with Norwegian Air International (NAI) voted Aircraft Operator of the year by an… Read the full press release

Norwegian’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) awarded foreign carrier permit by the US authorities

Norwegian CEO praises “significant and invaluable support from across Ireland” in securing US permit Full plans for Irish transatlantic routes set to be unveiled in early 2017 with first flights to commence next summer Bærum, Norway, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has today (Dec 06, 2016 ) outlined the next steps in its plans to… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo received the Logistics Quality Award at the 18th edition of the El Vigía Awards in Spain

Barcelona, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has received the Logistics Quality Award at the 18th edition of the El Vigía Awards, a prestigious Spanish logistics weekly. The carrier was recognised for its increased activity from main Spanish airports and for the quality of its air cargo management…. Read the full press release