Qatar Airways recognised with a Special Recognition Award as the inaugural IOSA programme airline

Airline was the first to complete IOSA in 2003 and has maintained 100 per cent compliance for every audit since IATA awards Qatar Airways on 15th Anniversary of IOSA Programme DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was again recognised for its outstanding safety performance record at the International Air Transport Association (IATA)… Read the full press release

The Club SJC voted the No. 1 airport service and amenity by USA Today readers in the 2018 Reader’s Choice

Airport Lounge Development’s The Club SJC was voted the No. 1 airport service and amenity by USA Today readers in the 2018 Reader’s Choice. DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Lounge Development Inc. (ALD), the global provider of premium shared-use lounges, today announced that The Club SJC at Norman Y. Mineta San… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free recognized as the ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018

Qatar Duty Free continues to claim global awards for its world-class shopping experience DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has been awarded ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018 that took place at the Royal Lancaster hotel in London on 13 April. The DFNI Global… Read the full press release

Bombardier Global 7000 business jet honoured with a 2018 Red Dot Award: Product Design

Bombardier’s Global 7000 business jet received the Red Dot in the 2018 Red Dot Award: Product Design in the ships, trains and planes category for its leading and well-thought-out design  The Red Dot Design Award is one of the most sought-after honours for design and innovation excellence worldwide Bombardier’s Global 7000 business jet was selected… Read the full press release

Aeroflot wins international Randstad Award for best employer in the transport industry

MOSCOW, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has once again won the prestigious international Randstad Award for best employer in the transport industry. This award is given to Russia’s most attractive employers every year based on the results of the world’s biggest independent employer branding survey. Since it was founded over 18 years ago,… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu maintains its position as Europe’s leader in upper-upscale hospitality according to MKG Hospitality ranking

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu reconfirms its place as Europe’s leader in upper-upscale hospitality with 186 hotels and almost 45,000 rooms in operation – according to the latest ranking by MKG Hospitality-ON. Radisson Blu has maintained this leading position since 2010. Radisson Blu brand leads the European hotel industry in size… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport ranked in the top 20 airports worldwide for both passenger volume and cargo tonnage by ACI world

Chicago, IL, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — ​Airports Council International (ACI) World today released its preliminary airport traffic rankings​ showing that O’Hare International Airport ranked sixth for total passenger traffic in 2017 and was among the top 20 airports in the world for total cargo volume. O’Hare is among only a few airports worldwide that rank in the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines wins four awards in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveler’s’ Choice™ awards for airlines

In addition to other accolades, Company honored as only U.S.-based carrier on list of top ten airlines in the world DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been recognized by TripAdvisor as a winner of four awards in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveler’s’ Choice™ awards for airlines. The carrier ranks sixth in… Read the full press release

VisitScotland gave St Andrews Ghost Tours its highest Quality Assurance (QA) accolade

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — A Fife ghost tour which gives customers educational and historical – as well as paranormal – information has received its Quality Assurance 5* Tour award from VisitScotland. The national tourism organisation gave St Andrews Ghost Tours its highest Quality Assurance (QA) accolade following its latest grading visit…. Read the full press release

Aeroflot ranked one of the world’s 10 leading full-service airlines by eDreams

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been ranked one of the world’s 10 leading full-service airlines by a study of more than 60,000 passenger reviews by online travel agency eDreams. Aeroflot entered the top 10 for the first time in the annual ranking, which is based on reviews left by travellers in… Read the full press release

Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai recognized with “Top 10 Business Hotels of China” award at the 13th China Hotel Starlight Awards

Shanghai, China, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai is honored to receive an award for “Top 10 Business Hotels of China” at the 13th China Hotel Starlight Awards which took place from the 28th to the 29th of March at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai. Often hailed as “the Oscars of China’s hotel… Read the full press release

Arik Air wins Nigerian Aviation Awards for the Best Air Crew of The Year 2017 Domestic route

Lagos, Nigeria, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading airline has been honoured with the prestigious Nigerian Aviation (NIGAV) Awards for the Best Air Crew of The Year 2017 Domestic route. The award which was presented to the airline at a well-attended ceremony held at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday, March… Read the full press release

Oman Air France awarded for its contribution to the development of tourism in the Sultanate at the Oman Workshop in Paris

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air France has been awarded for its continued contribution to the development of tourism in the Sultanate. The award was presented to Rocio Jolivet, Country Manager France by the Oman Minister of Tourism H.E. Ahmad Al Mahrizi at the prestigious Oman Workshop in Paris on 14 March…. Read the full press release

Oman Air earns Four Star Airlines Rating in the category of Major Regional Airline at the APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, received Official Four Star Airlines Rating in the category of Major Regional Airline at the APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards (PCAs) held in Shanghai on 14 March, 2018. The Four Star Rating award was received on behalf of… Read the full press release

Star Alliance recognized as the Airline Alliance of the year at the Air Transport Awards

Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has been named Airline Alliance of the year for the second time in a row at the Air Transport Awards. Jeffrey Goh, CEO Star Alliance, commented: “As we transition into our third decade, Star Alliance has shifted its focus to improving the customer journey by… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong recognized HKIA’s business partners and tenants with awards for their exceptional efforts in waste management

HONG KONG, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The third Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) Environmental Management Recognition Scheme, held by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to acknowledge strong environmental performance by HKIA’s business partners and tenants, came to a successful close today as a total of 102 business partners and tenants were presented with awards… Read the full press release

SITA named Service Provider of the Year at the 2018 Air Transport Industry Awards

SITA recognized for providing IT and communication solutions to the air transport industry at 2018 Air Transport Industry Awards DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA has been named Service Provider of the Year in the prestigious annual Air Transport Industry Awards held in Dubai. The winners are voted for by the readers… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport ranked the fourth ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ and the fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ in the world at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2018

Qatar’s award-winning airport maintains ranking as fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ at the prestigious awards DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA), the home of Qatar Duty Free (QDF), was ranked the fourth ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ and the fifth ‘Best Airport for Dining’ in the world at the Skytrax… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” by Money magazine’s 2018 “Best in Travel” awards

Airline once again named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” by Money magazine in recognition of its outstanding hospitality, value and prestige Qatar Airways earlier this month won the APEX Passenger Choice award™ for ‘Best Overall Airline: Middle East’; ‘Best Food and Beverage: Middle East’; ‘Best Cabin Service: Middle East’; and ‘Best Seat Comfort: Middle East’… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Chefs David Bizet and Maxime Frédéric recognized at The 2018 Lebey de la Gastronomie Awards

Paris, France, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2018 Lebey de la Gastronomie Awards held in Paris on March 25, 2018 have honoured Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Chefs David Bizet and Maxime Frédéric. David Bizet won Prix Lebey Kaviari du meilleur poisson ou crustacé (Best Fish or Shellfish) for his la bécasse de la mer à la royale (stewed red mullet, intensified… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways awarded 5-Star rating under SKYTRAX’s World Airlines Star Ratings

ANA Remains Japan’s Only 5-Star airline TOKYO, Japan, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) has been awarded the maximum 5-Star rating under the World Airlines Star Ratings (http://www.airlinequality.com/ratings/) by the UK-based company SKYTRAX (*1), for the sixth consecutive year since 2013. ANA remains the only 5-Star rated airline in Japan, and… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises the first cruise line to receive the 8 Golden Pearls award from Bureau Veritas

MSC Cruises is the first cruise line to receive the prestigious award, recognizing the highest notation and certification for Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental management on a cruise ship Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has recognised MSC Cruises with the ‘8 Golden Pearls’ award for sustainable… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport recognized with Skytrax award for Best Regional Airport for Australia/Pacific

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport has just been named one of the world’s best at the World Airport Awards in Stockholm. The awards are voted by air travellers, this year based on 13.82 million airport survey questionnaires completed by 105 different nationalities of airline customers in 550 airports. Airport Chief… Read the full press release

VisitEngland announces Awards for Excellence finalists

LONDON, UK, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Awards, now in their 29th year, recognise, congratulate and celebrate businesses and individuals who go above and beyond in promoting and practising excellence across England. Finalists will be invited to attend a traditional afternoon tea at the Bath Assembly Rooms on St George’s Day, 23 April… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental ranked the #1 car rental company in the 2018 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index®

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 19th consecutive year, Avis Car Rental has been ranked the #1 car rental company in the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index®. The 2018 study examined brands in 84 categories. Avis received the highest marks in the car rental category by ranking first across all four behavioral engagement… Read the full press release

Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore recognized with the ‘Best Marketing or Branding Campaign’ award at the Serviced Apartment Awards 2018

SINGAPORE 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Reinforcing its position as a leader in the luxury serviced residence space, Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore was recognized for ‘Best Marketing or Branding Campaign’ at the recent Serviced Apartment Awards 2018, on 19 March. Judged by a panel of industry experts, the ‘Best Marketing or Branding Campaign’ award benchmarked… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport named the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ and 5th best airport in the world at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2018

DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport has been ranked the 5th best airport in the world at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2018, which took place during the Passenger Terminal Expo 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. HIA has also been honoured with the title of ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the fourth year… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association invites outstanding tourism industry organisations and individuals to submit entries for the PATA Gold Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism industry organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the 2018 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards. The deadline for submissions is May 11, 2018. The Awards presentation will take place during PATA… Read the full press release

HMSHost awarded Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur at the Airport Revenue News 2018 Revenue Conference & Exhibition Awards

HMSHost awarded prestigious Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur BETHESDA, MD, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — At the Airport Revenue News 2018 Revenue Conference & Exhibition Awards Gala this week, global restaurateur HMSHost was awarded with Best Overall Food & Beverage Restaurateur for the eleventh consecutive year. This award recognizes the restaurateur who excels in every phase of operations,… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announces Durban International Convention Centre as the host for its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

LONDON, UK, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony will be hosted at Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC), South Africa. Hospitality leaders from across the region will gather for the red-carpet gala ceremony on 6th October 2018 to see who amongst them has been voted… Read the full press release