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

Computerworld names HMSHost’s EVP and CIO Sarah Naqvi as a Premier 100 Technology Leader for 2017

BETHESDA, MD, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost is proud to announce that the company’s EVP and Chief Information Officer Sarah Naqvi has been selected as one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2017. Computerworld is the leading IT media brand dedicated to being the voice of business technology and acknowledges… Read the full press release

Norwegian.com voted World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Website at the World Travel Award

Bærum, Norway, 2016-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian’s year of record growth and awards has continued with the airline’s website Norwegian.com now voted the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Website at the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, with Norwegian already voted “Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport’s hidden disability lanyard recognised for its support for passengers with Dementia

Gatwick committed to becoming an internationally recognised dementia friendly airport Airport praised for forward-thinking approach of lanyard Every member of Gatwick’s Assistance Team has received Dementia Friends training LONDON, 2016-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The successful rollout of a hidden disability lanyard at Gatwick Airport has been recognised for its forward-thinking approach towards supporting passengers… Read the full press release

Travelzoo recognized as the World’s Leading Travel Deals Website at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards

MALDIVES/ NEW YORK, 2016-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel deals publisher Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) was recognized last night as the World’s Leading Travel Deals Website at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards, held in the Maldives. World Travel Awards (WTA) was established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke to seek out and reward… Read the full press release

UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism winners will be announced on 18 January 2017

UNWTO has announced the finalists of the 13th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism. The 12 finalists were selected among 139 applicants from 55 countries. The winners will be announced on 18 January 2017 at the UNWTO Awards Ceremony, organized for the fourth consecutive year in collaboration with Madrid International… Read the full press release

Regional winners at the 2016/2017 Scottish Thistle Awards announced

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A world gymnastic championship held in Glasgow, two of Scotland’s biggest marathons, a dazzling event that launched this year’s Festival of Architecture and a west coast ferry service have all been named regional winners at Scottish tourism’s equivalent of the Oscars. The 2016/2017 Scottish Thistle Awards, in association… Read the full press release

Highland tour company WOW Scotland Tours achieved the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland tour company whose offering includes a 12-hour Isle of Skye Tour to top sights such as The Old Man of Storr, the Quiraing and the Faerie Glen has achieved the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from VisitScotland. Award-winning company WOW Scotland Tours Ltd has attained… Read the full press release

Best Restaurant Design for KOLLÁZS – Brasserie & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — KOLLÁZS – Brasserie & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest and EDG Design have won Best Restaurant Design at the European Hotel Design Awards 2016. EDG’s initial design concept was inspired by the glamour of Budapest and the world renowned Gresham Palace, with a culinary point of… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016   Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C was awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016, with Summer Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton, Milenia Singapore, Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Lab by Sergi Arola at Penha Longa Resort, and Jin Xuan… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland stonemasonry apprentices win Gold and Bronze in a UK-wide competition The SkillBuild Final

Ross Kennedy – Bronze medal winner from Hatston Depot in Kirkwall   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Two Scottish stonemasonry apprentices have taken Gold and Bronze respectively, in a UK-wide competition to find the country’s most talented construction apprentices. The SkillBuild Final – a national construction competition organised by the Construction Industry… Read the full press release

Travelzoo won the Gold Award for UK’s Best Travel Deals Provider at the 2016 British Travel Award

LONDON, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel deals publisher Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) has been announced as the winner of the Gold Award for the UK’s Best Travel Deals Provider in the prestigious 2016 British Travel Awards. This is the fifth consecutive year that Travelzoo® has received this award where winners are voted for by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways presented with Best Customer Experience award at the Customer Show Awards 2016

The airline was presented with the award as part of the Customer Festival held in Dubai DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named Best Customer Experience at the Customer Show Awards 2016 hosted by Terrapinn, at a ceremony that was held in Dubai on Tuesday 15th November 2016. Terrapinn… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named the Best Middle East Airline Serving China at the 2016 Business Traveller China Awards

Multiple award-winning airline also clinched two other awards by leading travel titles in China this November DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been honoured for the fifth year in row as Best Middle East Airline Serving China at the 2016 Business Traveller China Awards. The Doha-based carrier also claimed the… Read the full press release

The inaugural Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award winners announced

Washington, DC, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has recognized 19 recipients of its inaugural Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, which honors individuals in the business aviation industry for outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety. The inaugural Kern Award winners are: Michael L. Baker,… Read the full press release

Stagecoach Group recognised across range of categories at the 2016 UK Bus Awards

Company scoops Top National Depot and Top London Depot awards London driver named ROSCO Safe Driver of the Year Two Stagecoach companies recognised with awards for overcoming adversity PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach Group was once again among the winners at the 2016 UK Bus Awards. Several Stagecoach Group businesses were recognised… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft receives Same Type Rating for CS100 and CS300 airliners

Bombardier C Series aircraft   Same Type Rating offers operators significant cost savings Six airBaltic pilots have completed minimal differences training and are now qualified to fly the CS300 aircraft Montreal, Canada, 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today (November 23, 2016) that Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation awarded a contract for operations and maintenance of AMT rail fleet in Montréal

Contract strengthens Bombardier’s position as industry-leading rail services provider   New agreement continues long-term partnership with Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) Increases scope of work to operate AMT’s fleet on all of its commuter rail lines Latest contract strengthens Bombardier’s position as industry-leading rail services provider Montreal, Canada, 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail… Read the full press release

J. Willard Marriott, Jr. to receive Ernst & Young 2016 U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — J. Willard Marriott, Jr., Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), has been chosen to receive the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Award in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction category and the U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award. Mr. Marriott was selected… Read the full press release