¡Que Bueno Marriott!

2012-09-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Five is the magic number this year as LATINA Style Magazine ranks Marriott number five on its LATINA Style 50 list, which ranks the top 50 companies for Latinas to work.  For the fifteenth year in a row, Marriott is on the ‘top 50’ list and this year is the only hotel… Read the full press release

Virginia Wins Award for Best State Travel Web Site

ercury Award winning Virginia.org website

Virginia Tourism Corporation wins Mercury Award at national conference RICHMOND, Va., 2012-09-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Virginia Tourism Corporation received a singular honor last week from the National Council of State Tourism Directors when it received the Mercury Award for Best Travel Web Site among states. The award was presented last week at the annual United States Travel… Read the full press release

The 2012 Jersey Customer Service Awards

Public voting opens today for nominations for the Jersey Customer Service Awards. 2012-09-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Jersey public has from today until the 28 September to vote for their Customer Service Heroes, giving them the opportunity to walk away with one of the coveted 2012 Customer Service Awards. The Customer Service Awards, which are now… Read the full press release

Silicon Valley’s Airport the Best in the State for On-Time Performance

SAN JOSE, 2012-09-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is ranked the best airport in California for on-time performance for medium to large size airports, according to data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (www.transtats.bts.gov). Oakland International Airport ranked fifth in the state, while San Francisco International Airport came in last with the… Read the full press release

WTTC Launches 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Global “Call for Entries” Announced 2012-09-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is inviting tourism businesses, organisations, and destinations worldwide to apply for its prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Each year, the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards recognise global leadership in sustainable tourism best practices. Due to its rigorous three-step judging process involving… Read the full press release

Limited edition Fashion Prize cocktail menu toasts the shortlist of the 2012 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize

2012-08-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The new fashion season cocktail menu celebrates the five gifted designers who have been shortlisted for the 2012 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize. The cocktail menu will be available during the upcoming fashion season in Europe from 6 September to 3October 2012 at 45 Park Lane in London, Hotel Principe di Savoia in… Read the full press release

Award Ceremony of 23rd Macau International Fireworks Display Contest Photo and Student Drawing Competition

Group Photo of Guests and Winners of Photo and Drawing Competition

2012-08-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Macau International Fireworks Display Contest is organized by Macau Government Tourist Office. The Student Drawing Competition and Photo Competition are held annually in conjunction with Macau International Fireworks Display Contest. MGTO hosted the related award ceremony today (August 30) and awarded the prizes to the winners last year. The Ceremony of 23rd… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association Honors Tourism Marketing Organizations with Awards at ESTO

Diane Shober Named 2012 State Tourism Director of the Year WASHINGTON, D.C., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Winners of the 2012 Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star were announced during the U.S. Travel Association’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference held in Boston. Mercury and Destiny Awards… Read the full press release

VIRTUOSO and VIRTUOSO LIFE MAGAZINE HONOR THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL

The Beverly Hills Hotel Named “Best Hotel of the Year” at “Virtuoso Travel Week” LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, proudly honored a venerated group of hotels, resorts and hospitality professionals with prestigious “Best of the Best” Awards during its 24th Virtuoso Travel Week conference, taking place in Las Vegas this… Read the full press release

Bohemia Voted Amongst UK’s Top 40 Restaurants by The Good Food Guide 2013

2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — This week, the team at Bohemia is celebrating as the Michelin-starred restaurant is once again proclaimed by The Good Food Guide as amongst the UK’s finest. The eagerly awaited annual publication of the prestigious guide has just been issued and Jersey’s Bohemia Restaurant is the only Channel Island establishment to feature in… Read the full press release

Bocuse d’Or Asia 2012 winner, Chef Yew Eng Tong presents a fresh menu at The Cliff

2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — With 14 new dishes available at The Cliff, the selection is overwhelming but a perfect excuse for you to plan a return visit. Set in stunning interiors with commanding views of the South China Sea, The Cliff, features a show kitchen, cascading water features and a split-level platform built over lush jungle…. Read the full press release

VIRTUOSO® HONORS TOP PERFORMERS AND INDUSTRY STANDOUTS IN GRAND FASHION

TRAVEL ADVISORS, MEMBER AGENCIES AND PREFERRED SUPPLIERS RECOGNIZED AT ‘VIRTUOSO TRAVEL WEEK’ CONFERENCE LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — International luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, celebrated the close of its 24th annual conference, Virtuoso Travel Week, last night with its annual Gala and Virtuoso Awards at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The well-attended event, which saw a record turnout… Read the full press release

LOS ANGELES AIRPORT POLICE OFFICERS HONORED AT LOS ANGELES DODGERS FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION DAY

Los Angeles, California, 2012-08-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Los Angeles Dodgers Community Partnerships will honor Los Angeles Airport Police along with other local law enforcement and fire department 2011 Medals and Commendation recipients, at the Los Angeles Dodgers First Responders Appreciation Day. Los Angeles Airport Police Division honorees participating in the event during the Dodgers and… Read the full press release

OPUS Vancouver Wins Interactive Media Award

Partnership with TravelClick Results in Industry Recognition for Website Design Excellence Vancouver, BC, 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Interactive Media Awards (IMA) honors OPUS Vancouver with a “Best in Class” award for 2012.  The IMA recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development. Created by the Interactive Media Council, Inc., a nonprofit organization… Read the full press release

Marriott Honored by the National Urban League

National Urban League - 2012 Corporate Circle Award #1

2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International was recently honored by the National Urban League with the 2012 Corporate Circle Award given to corporate partners who demonstrate support through funding and strategic programs to help advance the mission of the organization’s Young Professionals Network. The Young Professionals support the Urban League Movement through volunteerism, philanthropy and membership… Read the full press release

CNN: Helsinki Airport’s lounge makes global TOP 10

The Finnair Lounge at Helsinki Airport once again a leader of the world CNN lists the world’s best airport lounges on its website. Other European lounges in addition to Helsinki include ones in the Heathrow, Frankfurt and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airports. 2012-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — All the TOP 10 airports take good care of global travellers who seek… Read the full press release

Photo Release: Thailand Wins Golfers’ Choice Award 2012

In the photo: The Golfers’ Choice Award 2012 presentation ceremony with a representative from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Golf Association, Hong Kong Professional Golfers’ Association, Hong Kong Chinese Lady Golfers Association, LPGA Hong Kong, and Golf Vacations Magazine.

Bangkok, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Hong Kong Office recently received the Golfers’ Choice Award 2012 on behalf of Thailand from Hong Kong-based Golf Vacations Magazine. The award reflects the preference of golfers in Hong Kong, Macau, and mainland China, who have scored Thailand as their favorite destination for golf. For… Read the full press release

Jersey Customer Service Awards 2012

Fours corporate categories for this year’s Jersey Customer Service Awards have been launched. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Local Jersey businesses now have the chance to get involved with the Jersey Customer Service Awards. Following up on feedback from last year’s inaugural event, in which public nominations are sought for local customer service individuals, organisers Todd and… Read the full press release

VIRTUOSO AND VIRTUOSO LIFE MAGAZINE HONOR LAS VENTANAS WITH 2012 ‘BEST OF THE BEST’ AWARD

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort honored with the “Most Innovative Guest Experience” at ‘Virtuoso Travel Week’ LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, proudly honored a venerated group of hotels, resorts and hospitality professionals with prestigious “Best of the Best” Awards during its 24th Virtuoso Travel Week conference, taking place… Read the full press release

TravelClick Leads Hospitality Industry with 22 Interactive Media Awards for Website Design Excellence

NEW YORK, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, the leading provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers across the globe, earned 22 Interactive Media Awards (IMA), more than doubling the number of awards won for the previous year.  The IMA recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development, and honored TravelClick with a total… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico Recognized as “Best of the Best” Family Program by Virtuoso

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico Recognized as "Best of the Best" Family Program by Virtuoso

Virtuoso, the world’s most important luxury tourism network, presented its annual Best of the Best Awards at the 2012 Virtuoso Travel Week conference, August 12-17, 2012. Punta Mita, México, Mexico, 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico has been honoured by renowned luxury travel network Virtuoso as having the “Best of the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo Takes Top Honors in Performance Study

Airline Earns Quest for Quality Award for 16th Year in a Row DALLAS, 2012-08-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines Cargo is honored to receive the 2012 Quest for Quality Award, awarded by Logistics Management Magazine.  The Quest for Quality Award is the most extensive year-to-year market research study conducted in the logistics industry, which evaluates and measures transportation… Read the full press release

IHG Wins Gold at Project ICARUS Sustainability Awards

2012-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG today announces that it has achieved Gold in the Project ICARUS Gold Medal programme, from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s premier business travel and meetings organisation. The Project ICARUS Gold Medal initiative identifies organisations that are taking action in… Read the full press release

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Receives Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Lodging Award®

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Receives Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Lodging Award®

2012-08-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton McLean Tysons Corner has received the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Award® designation. The AAA Diamond rating process is a premier program which annually evaluates more than 60,000 lodging establishments and restaurants, and assigns them a rating of one to five Diamonds. Lodgings at the Four Diamond level, including Hilton McLean Tysons Corner,… Read the full press release

GBTA Foundation Congratulates Project ICARUS Sustainability Gold Medal Award Winners

Awards Program Recognizes Travel Industry Leaders Spearheading Green Efforts Alexandria, VA, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The GBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), warmly congratulates the five winners of the Project ICARUS Gold Medal award: IHG, Symantec Corporation, Sabre Holdings, Enterprise Holdings and PwC. Gold Medals are given to travel… Read the full press release

ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS’ SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS WIN PROJECT ICARUS GOLD MEDAL FROM GLOBAL BUSINESS TRAVEL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION

World’s Largest Car Rental Company Honored at GBTA Annual Convention ST. LOUIS, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Holdings, owner and operator of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, announced today that the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation has honored the company with its Project ICARUS sustainability Gold Medal. InterContinental Hotels Group and Symantec also received Gold Medals at GBTA’s annual convention in Boston. The… Read the full press release

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR RECEIVES FIT SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

AkzoNobel honors Enterprise for outstanding commitment to corporate sustainability at awards banquet in San Antonio ST. LOUIS – 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car has received the 2012 FIT Sustainability Award from AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings Americas. The award was created in 2009 to honor the contributions of key corporate leaders within the collision repair industry for… Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels Wins Best in Class for New Website

Interactive Media Council grants site its highest award 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the revamp of its website www.warwickhotels.com in November 2011, Warwick International Hotels has been awarded Best in Class by the Interactive Media Council (IMC). The IMC, a nonprofit organization of web designers, developers, programmers, advertisers and other web-related professionals, created this top award to elevate the standards of excellence… Read the full press release

Istanbul on the Rise: Travel + Leisure Names Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet #1 Small City Hotel in Europe in Annual World’s Best Awards

Sister hotels in Istanbul continue to receive accolades from travellers and industry experts around the world. Istanbul at Sultanahmet, Turkey, 2012-08-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet was named the #1 Small City Hotel in Europe in Travel + Leisure’s prestigious 2012 World’s Best Awards readers’ poll. The Hotel is set in the heart of Sultanahmet, less than… Read the full press release

RCI Pacific Awarded Industry Gong at ATHOC Awards

GOLD COAST, 2012-08-06 — /travelprnews.com/ —  RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, today announced that RCI Pacific was recognized at the 21st annual Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC) industry awards. The awards were presented on July 20 at the Gold Coast Arts Centre, where more than 280 industry heavyweights enthusiastically cheered on winners and… Read the full press release