OpenTable unveils the annual 100 Best Al Fresco Restaurants in America for 2019

Restaurants in California, Florida and Hawaii Receive Most Honors; Winners Span 19 States and Washington, D.C. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As the days grow longer and we approach the official start of summer, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today unveiled the annual 100 Best… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko recognised as “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2019” by World Travel Awards

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has been recognised as “Bulgaria’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2019” by World Travel Awards. The red-carpet gala ceremony took place on Saturday, 8 June on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The online votes were cast by professionals working within the tourism industry and by… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Bahia named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019

Estepona, Spain, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Bahia adds another distinctive award to its portfolio, as the luxury beachfront resort is named Europe’s Leading Entertainment and Dining Resort in the World Travel Awards 2019. Voted for by travel and tourism professionals from across the globe, the World Travel Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards, for the fifth time

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is delighted to announce that it was voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards, for the fifth time. In addition, the hotel’s Royal Suite Corvinus won the category Hungary’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019. World Travel Awards represents the highest accolade for Kempinski Hotel Corvinus… Read the full press release

Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort recognized with World Travel Awards™ for 2019 Cape Verde’s Leading Hotel

Santa Maria, Sal Island, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort was awarded the prestigious World Travel Awards™ for 2019 Cape Verde’s Leading Hotel. World Travel Awards™ presents the award based on votes from the general public and travel industry professionals, annually. This year marked the 26thedition of World Travel Awards Gala, which occurred on… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the world’s first airline to attain recognition for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking

Airline becomes first in the industry to attain recognition, backed by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Cambridge DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is today (03 June 2019) celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation. The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut named Lebanon’s Leading Hotel 2019 and Lebanon’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019 at the 26th World Travel Awards

Beirut, Lebanon, 2019-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Beirut has won Lebanon’s Leading Hotel 2019 and Lebanon’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019 for its Royal Suite, at the 26th World Travel Awards recently held in Abu Dhabi. The annual event is widely recognised as the region’s premier awards ceremony recognising exceptional levels of quality and service in the travel,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the most punctual airport in the UK according to CAA

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data has revealed George Best Belfast City Airport as the most punctual airport in the UK. The study found flights from UK airports were delayed by an average of 16 minutes last year with average delays at Belfast City Airport just… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines ranked highest airline in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction Study

Flyers rate Alaska highest in nearly all key categories, including cost & fees and flight crew SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 12th year in a row, Alaska Airlines is recognized as the highest ranked airline in customer satisfaction among traditional carriers in the J.D. Power 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. Alaska won this year… Read the full press release

TAP has the world’s most handsome crew according to British magazine Monocle

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The prestigious British magazine Monocle has reinforced last year’s award while emphasising the professionalism of crew members. TAP is featured in Monocle magazine’s annual Travel Top 50 again this year. According to the British magazine, TAP has the world’s most handsome crew. As well as their looks and… Read the full press release

Diamond Aircraft named as one of the Top-300 Employers in Austria

Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian business magazine “trend” in cooperation with Statista, Xing and kununu obtained 200,000 ratings about 1,000 employers to rank Austrian’s best employers 2019. Diamond Aircraft is proud to be named as one of the Top-300 Employers in Austria. “It’s a great honor to be recognized as being… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport wins a gold award at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards

Manchester, UK, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport has scooped a prestigious international award in recognition for its efforts to welcome Chinese passengers through the Northern gateway. The UK’s third largest airport won a gold award for its overall performance at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards, organised by the China Outbound Tourism Research… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

Honorees Span 19 States and Washington, D.C.; Restaurants in California, Illinois and New York Boast Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With Memorial Day and warm weather celebrations on deck, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today (May 21, 2019) released its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Lonely Planet includes Shetland in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019 – the only UK destination to be included

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s northernmost point has earned its place as one of the top must-see destinations for international travellers in Europe this year. Travel authority Lonely Planet, has today (21 May) revealed that Shetland has been listed at number six in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019… Read the full press release

Econo Lodge Encourages Fans to Cast a Line for Chance to Win Ultimate Fishing Trip with Angler of the Year Justin Lucas

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Econo Lodge, a sponsor of Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour title, is giving one lucky winner and their guest the opportunity to spend a day fishing with Justin Lucas, professional angler and 2018 Angler of the Year, on Alabama’s Smith Lake. To enter the ‘Easy Escape’ Contest, participants must submit photos… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards announces final call for Health and Social Care Facilities across Northern Ireland

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A final call for Health and Social Care Facilities across Northern Ireland to enter the George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards has been issued. The Best Kept Awards, hosted by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC), are designed to recognise and celebrate the health facilities… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has become the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) globally-recognised accreditation for perishable product handling. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders and regulators, IATA created the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) with the aim… Read the full press release

Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list

Seoul, Korea, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has been named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list. Only three bars in Korea were recognised on the prestigious list with Charles H. receiving the highest ranking voted by an Academy of more than 200 drinks industry… Read the full press release

Marriott International takes #2 spot on the 2019 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list

Highest-Ranking Hospitality Company on the List for More Than Ten Years  Bethesda, MD, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. was recognized on the 2019 Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in the #2 spot, once again making it the highest-ranking hospitality company on the list for more than ten years. The company was also ranked… Read the full press release

Wizz Air named 2019 Airline of the Year by Air Transport Awards

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, proudly announces it was named 2019 Airline of the Year by Air Transport Awards, the only international prizes that award all the main categories of the air transport industry. The award was handed over to Stephen Jones, Deputy… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority earns the first Envision Bronze Award for Taxiway B at Eagle Creek Airpark

Eagle Creek Airpark early adopter in using new sustainable construction process INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority has been intelligently investing the millions in federal and state grant funding it received last year to maintain, in part, its general aviation airport system – including Taxiway B at Eagle Creek Airpark… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport achieves best ever scores for overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport gains high customer rankings achieving best ever scores for three areas including overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process in ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Survey in UK airports. The survey is an international airport passenger experience benchmarking programme and is the… Read the full press release

British Airways announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (May 03, 2019) announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge. British Airways celebrates its centenary this year, a landmark in aviation. To mark this, the airline’s BA 2119: Flight of the Future programme is exploring the next 100 years in aviation for… Read the full press release

British Airways teams up with The Diana Award in support of children and young people living challenging lives

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is partnering with The Diana Award as part of its commitment to making a positive impact in local communities, with a particular focus on supporting children and young people living challenging lives in the UK and overseas. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, and… Read the full press release

O’Hare and Midway recognized with the 2018-2019 Balchen/Post Award for expertly maintaining safe and operational airfields this winter

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — O’Hare and Midway International Airports have been recognized with the 2018-2019 Balchen/Post Award for excellence in the performance of airport snow and ice removal by the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). Chicago’s airports were among only 19 airports across the country to be recognized for expertly maintaining safe and operational airfields during snow and ice events this past winter season…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’s Rapid Rewards retains title of Best Customer Service for the seventh consecutive year at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards

DALLAS, TX, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co.’s (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards®, held onto its title of Best Customer Service for the seventh consecutive year at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards. Rapid Rewards was also named Program of the Year for the fourth year in a row. “We are thrilled to win… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy named the Hotel Program of the Year, Americas recognition by the Freddie Awards

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Just three months after introducing the Marriott Bonvoy brand name, Marriott International’s travel program won the Hotel Program of the Year, Americas recognition by the Freddie Awards, the most prestigious member-generated award in the travel loyalty industry. Marriott Bonvoy took home four total awards last night, at the 29th annual… Read the full press release

Emirates sweeps five awards at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2019

The airline was also crowned Airline with the Best First Class, Airline with the Best Economy Class, Airline with the Best Frequent Flyer Program and Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates continued its winning streak when it took top honours by sweeping five awards last… Read the full press release

flydubai named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards

Awards demonstrate the recognition by passengers of the unique travel experience offered across the flydubai network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai was named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at this year’s Business Traveller Middle East Awards, which was held during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at the Grand… Read the full press release

dnata named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2019 Air Cargo News Awards for the 5th consecutive time

Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 5th consecutive time, dnata has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2019 Air Cargo News Awards. The award, which has long been recognised as the preeminent accolade in the air cargo industry, was accepted by Ross Marino, Senior Vice President of dnata’s International… Read the full press release