Vietjet Thailand named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietjet Thailand has been named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019. The award ceremony has just been held in Singapore. This award was nominated by Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress & Stars of the Industry Group to honor Asian businesses’ effort and achievements in human resources… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award

Destination DC and New Mexico Tourism Department honored as first recipients AUSTIN, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award during the ESTO Destination Day Lunch. Brand USA President and CEO Christopher L. Thompson presented the… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo presented with ‘Best Customer Airline 2018’ award for transporting the largest volume of air cargo from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Dubai/ Kuala Lumpur, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was presented… Read the full press release

Flybe becomes the first regional airline in the world to be awarded IATA Level 4 NDC certification

Only regional airline in world to receive NDC Level 4 status High performance access to real time data for travel trade Exeter, England, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has become the first regional airline in the world to be awarded International Air Transport Association (IATA) Level 4 New Distribution Capability (NDC)… Read the full press release

Indy Airport Employee recognized with Hoosier Hospitality Award

Walker recognized for his role in creating a welcoming atmosphere at IND INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Todd Walker is an important reason why the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has been recognized by some of the most prestigious organizations – and most importantly millions of passengers – as a world-class airport, and the… Read the full press release

The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre earns Five Star Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney gin company which opened its premises to visitors just over a year ago is celebrating after having achieved its Five Star Quality Assurance award at its first grading visit. The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre, situated on Kirkwall’s harbour front, is the home of Kirkjuvagr Orcadian… Read the full press release

WINiT by GBTA is now accepting nominations for the inaugural WINiT Awards

Alexandria, VA, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — WINiT by GBTA is now accepting nominations for the inaugural WINiT Awards. The WINiT Awards recognize the women, men and companies who together, are driving positive change for the career mobility of women in travel-related industries. WINiT wants to celebrate an organization that has a women-related community service or… Read the full press release

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognise the achievements of 27 separate organisations and individuals. The 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Award… Read the full press release

Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines according to OAG

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines, according to the leading global provider of travel data and insight OAG. Acc. to the monthly OAG On-Time Performance Report, in July 2019, Aeroflot operated 86.7% of flights on schedule. The Russian carrier has showed top… Read the full press release

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains AA Credit Rating for the 14th Consecutive Year

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains one of the world’s highest airport credit ratings Richmond, B.C., 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has confirmed its AA long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt rating for Vancouver Airport Authority—for the 14th year in a row. The AA rating re-affirms YVR’s position as one of… Read the full press release

The Grant Arms Hotel achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel in which Queen Victoria once stayed has achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from the national tourism organisation. The Grant Arms Hotel, in Grantown-on-Spey, which specialises in bird watching and wildlife holidays, was given the accolade by VisitScotland. Built in 1765, during… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges again honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20

Choice Hotels’ Award-Winning Loyalty Program Also Debuts New Elite Benefits ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20. Each year, the publication evaluates hotel loyalty programs… Read the full press release

Travelzoo awarded “Fair Company” status by Deutschland Test

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has been awarded “Fair Company” status by Deutschland Test according to a recent online survey of consumers’ attitude towards 806 German companies across 75 different industries and categories. Deutschland Test, which is part of the well-known Focus Money magazine, evaluates… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport recognized media partners during ShereMedia 2019

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport held the IX ceremony of granting awards for the mass media and social media professionals – ShereMedia. The festive event was attended by the management of the airport and its subsidiaries, representatives of leading socio-political, business, aviation and tourism publications, industry experts, top bloggers and… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport congratulates St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale as winner of its Junior Apprentice competition

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Pupils from St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale are celebrating after they won Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition. Their team of six students was judged to have created the best marketing campaign, with the theme ‘Safety in the sun’ and saw off competition from primary schools… Read the full press release

The Old Manse of Blair earns five stars from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance Scheme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A country house in the heart of Highland Perthshire received a special visit from a VisitScotland Coo Van as it became Perthshire’s first Five Star Restaurant with Rooms. The Old Manse of Blair, just outside the village of Blair Atholl, received five stars from the national tourism organisation’s… Read the full press release

MMPRC: LUX* South Ari Atoll wins Best Luxury Resort Spa at The World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards

Male’, Maldives, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards has announced the winners of 2019, with LUX* South Ari Atoll recognised as the winner of ‘Best Luxury Resort Spa’ in the Indian Ocean region. The highly competitive 2019 World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards, recognising establishments for world-class service excellence,… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas earned a total of twelve top accolades in the 2019 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has received a total of twelve top accolades in the 2019 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. Readers of the prestigious US magazine recognised seven individual Anantara properties across the highly coveted categories and Anantara was ranked among the very best hotel brands in… Read the full press release

Moscow Cargo earns Eurasian award for the most modern and high-tech cargo air terminal

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — LLC Moscow Cargo became the winner of the Eurasian award in the field of aviation marketing 2019 in the special nomination “For the launch of the most modern and high-tech cargo air terminal in the Eurasian region”. The solemn award ceremony took place on the 8th of July… Read the full press release

OpenTable unveils annual 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2019

Restaurants in California, Florida and New York Boast the Most Honors; Winners Span 24 States and Washington, D.C. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With summer at its peak, diners are seeking awe-inspiring backdrops to elevate their dining experiences. Today (July 18, 2019 ), OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with Aviation Security Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Aviation Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with its Aviation Security Award for his innumerable accomplishments in enhancing aviation safety and security. First Officer Clark was presented with… Read the full press release

ALPA honored Boise Airport as Airport of the Year at its 65th Air Safety Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At its 65th Air Safety Forum today (July 17, 2019), the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) honored Boise Airport (BOI) in Boise, Idaho, Airport of the Year for its collaborative approach to keeping aviation safety the top priority by regularly seeking input from pilots and other industry… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized the accomplishments of distinguished pilots during its 65th Air Safety Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized the accomplishments of 13 distinguished pilots during its 65th Air Safety Forum. The presentation of ALPA’s prestigious awards and citations were featured during the four-day event. In addition to honoring outstanding contributions by pilots in aviation safety and security, ALPA’s… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with Air Safety Award

Fall River Resident Recognized for Outstanding Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with its Air Safety Award for his outstanding leadership in aviation safety. Capt. Seemel was presented with the award today at ALPA’s 65th Air… Read the full press release

ALPA presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 18, 2019), during its 65th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. Capt. Frank, who now flies for… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways receives Smart Travel Asia Awards as “Top 10 Best Cabin Service Worldwide” in Best in Travel Poll 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Capt. AM.Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President – Flight Operations (Center) receives Smart Travel Asia Awards as “Top 10 Best Cabin Service Worldwide” in Best in Travel Poll 2019. Capt. AM.Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President – Flight Operations said “On behalf of the… Read the full press release

CDA awarded the 2019 Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award for DBE/ACDBE Programs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) was awarded the 2019 Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award for DBE/ACDBE Programs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The presentation was made to CDA representatives during the 10th annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Civil Rights Training conference for Airports in… Read the full press release

Nominations now open for HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds of 2019

McLEAN, VA, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Nominations are officially open for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas Lifetime Achievement and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization awards. Honorees will be recognized during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala on January 21, 2020, at the New York Marriott Marquis. HSMAI’s… Read the full press release

Diamond Aircraft receives Chinese certification for the Diamond DA62 twin

Diamond Aircraft received validation of type certificate by the Civil Aviation Administration of China for the Diamond DA62 twin. Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “We are very proud to have Chinese certification for our DA62. This is another huge milestone for our company,” said Liqun (Frank) Zhang, CEO of Diamond Aircraft… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association announces the winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today (July 15, 2019) by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognise the achievements of 27 separate organisations and individuals. The 2019 PATA Gold Awards… Read the full press release