George Best Belfast City Airport’s Laura Duggan recognised for her significant contribution to environmental sustainability

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Laura Duggan, Environmental Manager at George Best Belfast City Airport, is celebrating after being recognised by Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITCNI) for her significant contribution to environmental sustainability. Laura received the George Dawson Award at the launch of the BITCNI Environmental Benchmarking Survey Results last… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free voted the ‘Best Employer in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry’ at the 2017 VeryEast Summit

Voting took place over seven days via Chinese social media channel WeChat  DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is pleased to announce that it has won the ‘Best Employer in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry’ award at the 2017 VeryEast Summit held in Hangzhou, China on 3 November 2017. With… Read the full press release

Conrad Spa Koh Samui Named Asia’s Best Hideaway Spa 2017

KOH SAMUI, Thailand, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Conrad Spa Koh Samui, the luxury spa and wellness centre at Conrad Koh Samui, has been named the Asia’s Best Hideaway Spa 2017 at the prestigious award gala ceremony organized by the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel and Spa Awards 2017, recently held in Bangkok, Thailand. “Being named… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality’s Anton M. Wüstefeld named “Best Iconic Employee” At the Worldwide Hospitality Awards

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Worldwide Hospitality Awards held in Paris on 8 November 2017, the winner of this year’s coveted “Best Iconic Employee” was Deutsche Hospitality’s very own Anton M. Wüstefeld, Pre-Opening General Manager of the IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd. The purpose of this particular annual prize… Read the full press release

YVR earns two Excellence in Governance Awards from the Governance Professionals of Canada

YVR’s governance model and diversity recognized by experts from across Canada Richmond, B.C., 2017-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday (November 2, 2017), YVR received two Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs) in Toronto from the Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) – one for Best Overall Corporate Governance (non-public entity) and one for Best Practices in… Read the full press release

Oman Air wins Middle East’s Leading Airline – Business Class and Economy Class at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2017

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has won two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East 2017. The national carrier was awarded the top position for two awards in the ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline – Business Class’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline… Read the full press release

Gatwick wins three awards at the AOA Annual Conference

World first waste plant also wins ‘Best Solution’ Gatwick’s airfield safety team wins ‘Best Overall Campaign’ Awards come days after Gatwick wins Airport of Year at National Transport Awards LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The trade body representing airports – the Airports Operators Association – awarded Gatwick ‘Best Airport’ on Monday, in a… Read the full press release

VisitEngland 2018 Awards for Excellence now open for applications

Celebrating the best of English tourism, applications are now open for the VisitEngland 2018 Awards for Excellence LONDON, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its 29th year, the awards laud the very finest in English tourism, promoting best practice and raising the bar in customer service. VisitEngland Director Andrew Stokes said: “These awards honour… Read the full press release

Gallus Stadium Park Inn in Columbia, S.C. joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

COLUMBIA, S.C., 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Gallus Stadium Park Inn in Columbia, S.C., a newly renovated upscale boutique hotel, has joined the Ascend Hotel Collection. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand, featuring best in class unique, boutique and historic hotels and resorts with more than 190 properties worldwide…. Read the full press release

Brussels Airport: International Duty Free wins the Mercurius award for its “The Belgian Chocolate House” concept

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — This year International Duty Free (IDF) wins the Mercurius award with the innovative concept “The Belgian Chocolate House”. This prestigious award is reserved for the most successful store concept and is presented by the sector organisation Comeos each year. Currently there are nine stores in Belgium and Luxembourg,… Read the full press release

Slovenia’s Julian Alps named as one of the world’s top three must visit regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Slovenia’s Julian Alps have been announced as one of the world’s top three must visit regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018. The Julian Alps feature alongside world leading regions including Alaska, Italy’s Aeolian Islands and Kii Peninsula in Japan. The judging process for inclusion in Lonely… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean recognized with Two Best Cruise Line Awards in the Travel Weekly Asia 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

SINGAPORE, 2017-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International is named Best Cruise Line – Asia Pacific and Best Cruise Line – Family of the Travel Weekly Asia 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. The company was presented the awards at a ceremony in Singapore last evening. The awards recognise travel companies and individuals for their outstanding… Read the full press release

Indiana Office of Tourism Development wins 2017 Bicentennial Collaborative Project Award for its Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay

Indianapolis, IN, 2017-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A project that touched each of Indiana’s 92 counties is the winner of a statewide award. The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) proudly presents the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) with its 2017 Bicentennial Collaborative Project Award for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. The Torch Relay, modeled after the Olympic… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand named Top Airline in the World by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand has been named Top Airline in the World by prestigious US magazine Condé Nast Traveler in its 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 300,000 readers submitted ratings and comments for the awards which rank the best hotels, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines in… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: ‘Wild About Argyll’ campaign a finalist in the Place Brand of the Year category at the City Nation Place Awards

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A tourism marketing campaign designed to raise the profile and enhance the perception of Argyll and the Isles has captured global attention following its outstanding success. The ‘Wild About Argyll’ campaign, which features Scottish endurance cyclist and record-breaker Mark Beaumont and is aimed at promoting the adventure tourism… Read the full press release

Boeing VP Joan Robinson-Berry received the 2017 Achievement Award at Women in Aerospace’s annual awards

Recognized for leadership and advocacy for young women in aerospace industry Chicago, Illinois, 2017-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing [NYSE: BA] South Carolina, received the 2017 Achievement Award at Women in Aerospace’s annual awards ceremony last night. “We are incredibly proud of Joan and the recognition she is… Read the full press release

London City Airport awarded the ERA Airport of the Year 2017

London City, 2017-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has awarded London City Airport the ERA Airport of the Year 2017 at the association’s annual General Assembly in Athens. The airport’s Chief Commercial Officer, Richard Hill, collected the award in front of an audience of airport and aviation industry figures on… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport ranked as the top U.S. domestic airport in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Award based on responses from more than 300,000 travelers Indianapolis, 2017-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has been ranked as the top domestic airport in the U.S. for the fourth year in a row in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. Rankings were determined based on input from more… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways redesigned in-flight magazine, Oryx recognized at Folio’s Eddie & Ozzie Awards

The Airline’s New In-Flight Magazine Design Was Launched in January 2017 DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to have won ‘Custom Redesign of the Year’ at Folio’s Eddie & Ozzie Awards for its in-flight magazine, Oryx. Created by leading global publisher Ink, the magazine redesign was launched on board… Read the full press release

Sixteen Red Carnation Hotel Collection properties win 21 awards in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., 2017-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is proud to announce that 16 of its iconic properties won 21 awards in the 30th annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, whose results were announced today. Two properties, Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa and Hotel d’Angleterre,… Read the full press release

Serena Hotels scoops seven awards at the Africa Edition of the 2017 World Travel Awards

Nairobi, Kenya, 2017-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Serena Hotels scoops seven awards, including category titles of Leading Hotel Brand in four East African countries at the Africa Edition of the 2017 World Travel Awards held in Kigali, Rwanda. According to the Wall Street Journal, the World Travel Awards is regarded as the “Oscars” of the… Read the full press release

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017 readers’ survey ranks Hamad International Airport second among Top 10 International Airports

Doha, Qatar, 2017-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA) was ranked second in the Top 10 International Airports in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017 readers’ survey. The magazine’s World’s Best awards recognise the greatest airports, islands, cities, hotels, and cruise lines as voted by its 4.8 million readers and has… Read the full press release

Viking® voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Viking Rated Highest of All Cruise Lines in 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has been voted the Best River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in the publication’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. Viking has scored in the top of the… Read the full press release

Stagecoach has 12 finalists at the 2017 UK Bus Awards

Transport group has 12 finalists at national awards Three Stagecoach employees in the running for top awards Finalists in categories covering bus and the community, unsung heroes and young manager of the year Perth, Scotland, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach is in the running for a host of top honours at… Read the full press release

NBAA honors Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger for speaking out against the controversial concept of air traffic control privatization

Las Vegas, NV, 2017-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) this week presented hero-pilot Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger with the association’s American Spirit Award, for speaking out in opposition to the highly controversial concept of air traffic control (ATC) privatization. “We know that when an American hero and aviation expert with… Read the full press release

Bost Interior Design recognized for its work at the Steigenberger Hotel Bad Homburg

Bost Interior Design recognized for its work at the Steigenberger Hotel Bad Homburg   Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The architectural firm Bost Interior Design GmbH & Co. KG formally received a 2017 Iconic Award during last week’s Expo Real Trade Fair in Munich. The prize was awarded in the… Read the full press release

Air Partner JetCard ranked the most flexible membership programme in Europe

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Conklin & de Decker, the independent aviation consultancy, has ranked Air Partner JetCard the most flexible membership programme in Europe. Conklin & de Decker evaluated the membership programmes of Air Partner, NetJets Europe and VistaJet before rating Air Partner’s the best in the business A similar study carried… Read the full press release

Flightstats ranks Sheremetyevo International Airport first by on-time departures in September 2017

Sheremetyevo International Airport ranked first by on-time departures ranking according to research by the American Flightstats service in September 2017. MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo headed the category of Major Airports with on-time departures index of 92,24% ahead of the US Minneapolis — 91.51% and Salt Lake City — 89.88%, Qatar Hamad (Doha) — 91.07% and Japanese Haneda ( Tokyo) — 88.96%. Moscow airport holds the first place… Read the full press release

Estidama awards 3 Pearl Rating to Al Bateen Executive Airport’s VVIP Terminal

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Bateen Executive Airport’s VVIP Terminal has been awarded a 3 Pearl Rating by Estidama, the system used by the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities to acknowledge a building’s green credentials. Opened last year, the VVIP Terminal is predominantly used by royalty, visiting heads… Read the full press release

Noe at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina named one of the world’s top destinations for wine lovers

Hawaii, Oahu, U.S.A., 2017-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Noe at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina has been honoured for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2017 Restaurant Awards as one of the world’s top destinations for wine lovers. Lauded for bringing the simple, delectable flavours of Southern Italy to the Hawaiian Islands, Noe complements a growing list of culinary accolades… Read the full press release