dnata named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2021 Air Cargo News Awards

London, UK, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 7th consecutive time, dnata has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2021 Air Cargo News Awards. The award, which has long been recognised as the preeminent accolade in the air cargo industry, was presented at a gala event in London. David Barker, dnata’s Divisional Senior… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain’s Brian Becher amongst the 50 Most Influential Executive Chefs in the Middle East for 2021

Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotelier Middle East’s compilation of the 50 Most Influential Executive Chefs in the Middle East for 2021 has been released, with Wolfgang Puck’s Executive Chef Brian Becher being recognised amongst the best. Philadelphia-born Chef Brian currently oversees four outlets in Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay including: CUT by Wolfgang Puck, CUT Bar & Lounge, re/ Asian… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel named “Most Highly Recommended” by ServiceValue and DEUTSCHLAND TEST

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — IntercityHotel has won top marks in the “Customers Recommend” Rankings, which are run by the analysis firm ServiceValue and the consumer organisation DEUTSCHLAND TEST. The company was crowned best in branch after emerging with the highest score in the “Midscale Hotels” category and received a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized with four new accolades at the Onboard Hospitality Awards 2021

Qatar Airways secured the ‘Cabin Concept of the Year’ as a Gold Winner and the ‘Catering Innovation of the Year’ accolade The airline also collected two Readers’ Vote awards for ‘Best Onboard Snack in Business and First Class’ and ‘Best for Service Equipment – Passenger’ DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Having leveraged… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel recognised with Silver Certification by EarthCheck for the fourth consecutive year

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth year in a row, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel has been recognised with Silver Certification by EarthCheck, the world’s leading business advisory group, specialising in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry. The Silver Certification recognises Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel… Read the full press release

PATA recognised 20 organisations and individuals at the PATA Gold Awards 2021

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today (September 8, 2021) announced the winners of the PATA Gold Awards 2021. Proudly supported and sponsored by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) for the last 26 years, this year’s awards recognise the achievements of 20 organisations and individuals. PATA presented 18… Read the full press release

Roger W. Miles to be honored as the 2021 inductee into the U.S. Travel Association Hall of Leaders

WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Roger W. Miles, chairman of the board of Miles Partnership, will be honored as the 2021 inductee into the U.S. Travel Association Hall of Leaders, the organization announced Friday. Distinguished individuals are named to U.S. Travel’s Hall of Leaders for “sustained, noteworthy contributions that have positively… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in Hawaii voted Best American Hotel by Hemispheres’ 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2021-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the idyllic oceanfront oasis located on the pristine Kona-Kohala coast of the island of Hawaii, has been recognised as the Best American Hotel by Hemispheres’ 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. Voted directly by United Airlines passengers and Hemispheres readers, the magazine’s second-annual Readers’ Choice Awards showcases the best travel… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority recognized for its committed and consistent leadership in diversity and championing inclusion

Inclusion builds a ‘high-performing culture’ that puts IND at the top INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority has recently been in the spotlight both industry-wide and locally for its committed and consistent leadership in diversity and championing inclusion to shape a culture of high-performance and community alignment. The IAA… Read the full press release

Hostal Aptofive in Cuba is among the nominees for the Global Tourims Awards 2021

Hostal Aptofive Global Tourims Awards 2021

Salamanca, Spain, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hostal Aptofive, which has already been granted with the Traveler’s Choice Awards 2021 from Tripadvisor and it’s among the nominees for the International Travel Awards 2021, now receives a new nomination in the category of Best Guess House in Havana, Cuba 2021 in the prestigious Global Tourism… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces return of its Your Community, Your Choice Local Business Grant Program

Lodging Franchisor Brings Back ‘Your Community, Your Choice.’ Grant Program with Double the Winners ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, is bringing back its Your Community, Your Choice. Choice Hotels Local Business Grant Program to recognize and support hotel owners’ service efforts. Originally… Read the full press release

Shannon Group announces launch of the sixth annual Clare Garda Division Youth Awards

Shannon, Ireland, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The search is on for Clare’s top young community leaders following the launch today (23/08/2021) of the sixth annual Clare Garda Division Youth Awards, sponsored by Shannon Group. The awards seek to identify inspirational young leaders and one youth group in recognition of their voluntary work and… Read the full press release

Emirates recognised with three gold RoSPA awards for its outstanding ground transport services

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, renowned for its world-leading air transport services, has also been recognised for its outstanding ground transport services with three gold citations from the RoSPA awards. The only airline to have achieved an award two years in a row, the Emirates team took gold awards in three… Read the full press release

Sail LUNA Announces Special Vacation Promotions for Upcoming Season

Virgin Islands, 2021-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sail LUNA, an all-inclusive, luxury yacht charter based in the Caribbean, recently announced new special promotions for the upcoming season. LUNA has three queen-size air-conditioned cabins, each with en-suite bathroom, and sleeps up to six guests. Charters include all meals, full ship’s bar, modern facilities, and use… Read the full press release

YVR voted best airport in North America and earns first COVID-19 Airport Excellence Award

YVR voted best airport in North America for 12th consecutive year, and earns the first COVID-19 Airport Excellence Award, the only Canadian airport to be recognized. Richmond, B.C., 2021-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 10, 2021), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated being named Best Airport in North America for a record 12 years… Read the full press release

Tree Tops Sky Dining and Bar at Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort awarded the 2021 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the re-opening of the famous Thai island for international tourists, Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort now has something more to celebrate. Its unique dining concept, Tree Tops Sky Dining and Bar has won the 2021 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine. Applicants for these prestigious… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport named “Favorite Airport in North America”

O’Hare International Airport Named Favorite Airport in North America, Favorite Airport Dining and Favorite Airport Shopping; Midway International Airport Declared Best Family-Friendly Domestic Airport CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) proudly announces that O’Hare International Airport was named “Favorite Airport in North America” for the second consecutive year… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® earns highest rating from consumers in BILD Zeitung survey

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ —Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet company that publishes exclusive offers and experiences for members, has received the highest rating from consumers in the category of online travel deals in a national survey in Germany commissioned by BILD Zeitung, the country’s largest newspaper. Consumers ranked 2,995 brands. More than 850,000 votes… Read the full press release

Gerry’s dnata wins award for achieving the highest safety standards in Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, 2021-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gerry’s dnata, Pakistan’s largest ground services provider, has won a prestigious award for achieving the highest safety standards. The company has been recognised for its industry-leading health & safety risk assessment and control procedures at the 7th International Environment, Health & Safety Awards. Syed Haris Raza, vice… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai’s Brady Riggs named in GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America for 2021-2022

PGA Tour Instructor Brady Riggs celebrates 14 years on the prestigious list Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Brady Riggs, Director of Instruction of the Hualalai Golf Hale at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, has been named in GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America for 2021-2022. Riggs has consistently appeared on the biennial Top 100 list since… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings

AirlineRatings ‘Airline of the Year’ awards acknowledge the best in aviation Qatar Airways has won Airline of the Year, Best Middle East Airline, Best Catering and Best Business Class DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings. The airline has also clinched the… Read the full press release

Hostal Aptofive in Cuba is among the nominees for the International Travel Awards 2021. Voting opens.

Hostal Aptofive in Cuba

Salamanca, México, 2021-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hostal Aptofive offering in addition the bed and breakfast service in Havana Cuba, services of city tours, excursions and transfers, has obtained the Certificates of Excellence Awards 2017 and 2018 and the Travelers’ Choice  ​​Awards 2020 and 2021; they’re  annually granted by Tripadvisor: the world’s largest… Read the full press release

The Hostal Aptofive in Cuba has obtained the Travelers’ Choice ​​Awards 2021 granted by Tripadvisor

Hostal Aptofive in Havana Cuba

Salamanca, México , 2021-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hostal Aptofive operating in Havana, Cuba since 2013, has obtained the 2017 and 2018 certificates of excellence Awards and the Travelers’ Choice ​​Awards 2020 and 2021; these are awards annually granted by Tripadvisor, the largest travel portal in the world These prizes are annually awarded… Read the full press release

APEX again awards five-star APEX status to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) annually conducts an extensive survey among airline passengers. This study analyses evaluations of more than a million flights operated by around 600 airlines. Passengers are asked to rate features such as seat comfort, cabin service, food and drinks, entertainment and Wi-Fi…. Read the full press release

Preferred Hotel Group announces updates to its I Prefer Hotel Rewards loyalty program

Enhancements include all-new membership tiers, expanded earning and redemption options, new hotel experiences, first-time Refer-A-Friend bonus offer, and more  New York, New York, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotel Group – which operates Preferred Hotels & Resorts and the newly launched Beyond Green  today (July 13, 2021) announced a series of much anticipated updates to its I Prefer Hotel Rewards loyalty program. From the brand new Explorer and Authority membership… Read the full press release

Marriott International named to 2021 Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list

Company Also Named to 2021 Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second consecutive year Marriott International, Inc. has earned the top score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) and been named to the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list…. Read the full press release

SFO’s video communications campaigns wins six STAR Awards

Airport honored by States of California and Nevada Chapter of National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced it has received multiple awards for video communications campaigns. In their 2021 STAR Awards, the States of California and Nevada Chapter of… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces recipients of its 2020 Spirit of True Hospitality Awards

Company presents “Spirit of True Hospitality” awards to hotels ranked highly by guests Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the recipients of its 2020 Spirit of True Hospitality Awards. The annual awards program recognizes the outstanding service, dedication, and… Read the full press release

Gerry’s dnata awarded GDP certification for safe and reliable pharmaceutical handling services at its facility in Karachi

Karachi, Pakistan, 2021-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Gerry’s dnata, the leading ground services provider in Pakistan, has been awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for the safe and reliable pharmaceutical handling services at the company’s state-of-the-art facility in Karachi. GDP is a program focused on systems for warehouses and distribution centres that store… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport earns ICAO recognition for its COVID-secure operation measures

London, UK, 2021-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) has received international recognition for the measures it has put in place to provide a COVID-secure operation to protect its passengers and employees. Having worked closely with the UK Civil Aviation Authority and Public Health England, LJLA is one of only a… Read the full press release