For the second consecutive year, Lufthansa wins “Doing it All” honors from Condé Nast Traveler 2012 World Savers Awards

Carrier recognized as world leader in social responsibility; airline’s landmark biofuel study highlighted Lufthansa has once again received top honors among the airline industry, earning the “Doing it All” distinction in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Awards.  The comprehensive awards program, which recognizes travel companies that are doing the most to save the world,… Read the full press release

KINGS ISLAND TAKES HOME TOP HONORS FOR BEST KIDS’ AREA IN THE WORLD

KINGS ISLAND, Ohio, 2012-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — And the Golden Ticket goes to … Kings Island! The Golden Ticket Award – the amusement and theme park industry’s equivalent of the Academy Award – has again gone to Kings Island for the “Best Kids’ Area in the World” category. Kings Island has now won the “Best Kids’… Read the full press release

Boardwalk Scores Another Golden Ticket

Boardwalk Scores Another Golden Ticket

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2012-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has again been recognized as the “Best Seaside Park” in the world by the amusement industry. The historic California amusement park was honored during the 2012 Golden Ticket Awards, considered the Academy Awards of the amusement industry. TheBoardwalk has won the Golden Ticket Award… Read the full press release

SFO Wins Gold and Silver Magellan Awards

Travel Weekly Lauds SFO as Sustainability Leader and Recognizes Its Social Media Program SAN FRANCISCO, 2012-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travel Weekly, a business-to-business resource for the travel industry, recently announced the winners of its annual Magellan Awards, and in this Olympic year, San Francisco International Airport came away with both a gold award and a silver… Read the full press release

2012 Florida Tourism Industry Awards Announced

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., 2012-09-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — During the 45th Annual Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism, held September 5-7 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, VISIT FLORIDA announced the 2012 Florida Tourism Hall of Fame inductee, as well as the winners of the Flagler and Iris Larson Awards. Annually, leaders in Florida tourism are chosen by a… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Receives Recognition for Commitment to Diversity in Annual LATINA Style 50 Report

Hilton Worldwide today announced its inclusion as one of the “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For” in LATINA Style Magazine’s annual LATINA Style 50 Report. Credit: Hilton Worldwide

Magazine highlights Hilton Worldwide’s diversity and recruitment initiatives in “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for” survey results MCLEAN, Va., 2012-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide today announced its inclusion as one of the “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For” in LATINAStyle Magazine’s annual LATINA Style 50 Report. LATINA Style Magazine’s survey recognized Hilton’s dedication to diverse recruitment and promotion… Read the full press release

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort Honored By United States Tennis Association With Outstanding Facility Award

On September 2, 2012, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort was honored with a 2012 USTA Outstanding Facility Award at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Semi-Annual meeting held in New York City. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

TUCSON, Ariz., 2012-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — On September 2, 2012, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort was honored with a 2012 USTA Outstanding Facility Award at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Semi-Annual meeting held in New York City. This year, only seven tennis facilities in the U.S. received this prestigious recognition. “It is a great… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Austin Recognized in HOTELS Magazine’s Social Hotel Awards

Four Seasons Hotel Austin Recognized in HOTELS Magazine’s Social Hotel Awards

Hotel gets nod for best Twitter account and use of emerging media. Austin, U.S.A., 2012-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — On the heels of a SMITTY award from Travel + Leisure, Four SeasonsHotel Austin is thrilled to announce it has received two new social media accolades from HOTELS magazine in the publication’s inaugural “Social Hotel Awards.” The awards recognize both brands and individual properties in several… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines receives “Jan Dellaert Award” at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Nederland, Heemstede, 3-09-2012. Uitreiking Jan Dellaert Award aan Delta. Foto: Mark Kuipers/HH Photo: Presentation of the Jan Dellaert Award to Delta Air Lines

2012-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Monday evening 3 September 2012, Delta Air Lines received the “Jan Dellaert award”. The award was presented by Executive Vice President & COO of Schiphol Group, Ad Rutten. Delta Air Lines received the award as a result of their contribution towards strengthening Schiphol’s position as an international transfer airport. Schiphol is Delta… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet Wins 2012 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award For Favorite Travel Guide

LONELY PLANET WINS 2012 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARD FOR FAVORITE TRAVEL GUIDE Oakland, CA, 2012-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lonely Planet, the world’s #1 travel publisher*, is proud to announce that it is a winner in the first-ever TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Travel Favorites. Lonely Planet was overwhelmingly chosen as the “Favorite Travel Guide” by those… Read the full press release

¡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