dnata USA earns IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration

Orlando, USA, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s leading air services providers, has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security in the USA. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata USA the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, following the successful completion… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards

Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has been named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards in the category of Top 10 North Africa and Middle East City Hotels. For more than 20 years, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has… Read the full press release

SITA secures ISO14001:2015 re-certification for six offices globally

This latest sustainability achievement supports SITA’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, has taken another step towards its ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 by securing ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems – EMS) re-certification for six SITA… Read the full press release

48 Preferred Hotels & Resorts member hotels recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to celebrate 48 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020, as well as its longtime affiliate The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts,… Read the full press release

Over 35 Ascend Hotels ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets on Tripadvisor

Eight Properties from Choice Hotels’ Industry-Leading Soft Brand Collection Claimed Top Spot in Their Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 35 properties in the Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., have ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets… Read the full press release

RAS AL KHAIMAH BECOMES THE FIRST CITY IN THE WORLD TO BE CERTIFIED AS SAFE BY BUREAU VERITAS AND THE FIRST EMIRATE TO RECEIVE THE WORLD TRAVEL AND TOURISM COUNCIL (WTTC) SAFE TRAVELS STAMP

As travel emerges from lockdown, Ras Al Khaimah leads the way in global hygiene safety standards.  Ras Al Khaimah was confirmed as the first city and Emirate in the world to receive the prestigious ‘Safeguard Assurance’ Label from Bureau Veritas for industry-wide health and safety protocols.   The 50,000 sqft Al Hamra International Exhibition and Conference Center is the only convention and meeting… Read the full press release

dnata earned IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Iraq

Erbil, Iraq, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to be recognised for achieving the highest safety standards. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Iraq, following the successful completion of a comprehensive audit of… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO earns “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program

On-airport hotel scores for access to transit, water efficiency, energy performance SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its on-airport hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, has earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program developed by the U.S. Green… Read the full press release

SFO: Harvey Milk Terminal 1 recognized for healthy workplace environment

New CDC-led building certification recognizes healthy workplace environments SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that Harvey Milk Terminal 1 has become the first airport terminal in the world to achieve Fitwel certification, a building rating system that provides guidelines on how to design and operate… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Fort Smith ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Fort Smith, Ark. ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations, a vacation spent at home or nearby. Citing 2020 as a likely year for people to take a staycation, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities – including the 150 most populated U.S…. Read the full press release

Fofoti Tours & Transfer first company in Aruba awarded the Aquila ACE Tour Operator Designation

Oranjestad, Aruba, 2020-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Fofoti Tours & Transfers has the honor of announcing that they are the first company in Aruba to receive official global accreditation status from the Aquila Center of Cruise Excellence (ACE) located in Saint john, Canada. Designation is awarded to Tour Operators who meet the requirements for ACE… Read the full press release

CVG again ranked the best regional airport in North America by Skytrax

Erlanger, KY, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport was again ranked the best regional airport in North America by London-based Skytrax based on a surveys of airport customers worldwide. It’s the seventh year out of nine that CVG has won the award for airports that primarily serve regional traffic. CVG regularly touts the ranking… Read the full press release

SFO wins multiple honors in the 2020 SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards

Airport scores multiple awards in SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards for 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has received multiple honors in the SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards for 2020. In the category “Best Airports 2020: 50 to 60 million passengers,” SFO was the highest-rated airport in… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport awarded Skytrax World’s Best Airport Hotel for the sixth successive year

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport has been awarded Skytrax World’s Best Airport Hotel for the sixth successive year in the 2020 World Airport Awards announced on 11 May 2020. The winners from 2020 World Airport Awards were a result of Skytrax’s global survey conducted from September 2019 to February… Read the full press release

CVG named the Best Regional Airport in North America at the Skytrax’s 2020 World Airport Awards

Erlanger, KY, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 11, 2020), London-based Skytrax announced the 2020 World Airport Awards, and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) was named the Best Regional Airport in North America. This marks the seventh year of the last nine that CVG has topped this award category for airports serving… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport wins Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time

Hamburg Airport first place at the Skytrax World Airport Award for the fifth time Hamburg, Germany, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from victories in 2011, 2012, 2017 and 2018, Hamburg Airport has won the renowned Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time. Skytrax defines… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport named best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ferenc Liszt International Airport has won the award for best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time this year. The Skytrax award, handed out at the World Airport Awards, is one of the greatest accolades in the industry, as it is decided by passengers themselves  based… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards named Freddie Awards’ Best Customer Service for the eighth consecutive year

Southwest also won Best Redemption Ability, Best Loyalty Credit Card and Program of the Year DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (May 7, 2020) its frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards®, held onto the Freddie Awards title of Best Customer Service for the eighth consecutive year. The Rapid… Read the full press release

Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort selected as one of the best new hotels around the globe by Condé Nast Traveler

Hawaii’s first ultra-all-inclusive wellness enclave Hawaii, Lanai (Sensei), U.S.A., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (May 5, 2020) announced the winners of its prestigious 2020 Hot List, which recognises Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort – an ultra-all-inclusive wellness retreat – as one of the hottest hotel openings of the year. Now in… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation FBOs acknowledged for outstanding performance in the 2020 customer industry surveys

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce more than 10 of its FBOs were acknowledged for outstanding performance in the 2020 customer FBO surveys conducted by Professional Pilot, Aviation International News (AIN) and Business Air News (BAN). The annual results of all three surveys were released by the three… Read the full press release

Bar Trigona at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur wins Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award for the second year in a row

Bar Trigona wins top honours for its sustainability efforts, from locally grown ingredients to a low-carbon spirits program Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row, Bar Trigona at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur has taken home the Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award, announced on April 23, 2020 in the prestigious Asia’s… Read the full press release

Stagecoach and The Diana Award’s Be Nice Bus exceeds all expectations with over 11,000 ‘Be Nice Online’ message from young people

Perth, Scotland, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport company Stagecoach and The Diana Award’s ground-breaking Be Nice Bus exceeds all expectations and reaches over 11,000 young people with ‘Be Nice Online’ message. The Diana Award, the youth charity set up in Princess Diana’s name, and Stagecoach, the UK’s largest bus and coach operator, have… Read the full press release

CWT earns Platinum status by EcoVadis

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has been awarded Platinum status by EcoVadis, the independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency. In the fourth consecutive year of being rated in the top category for its responsible business practices, CWT is among the first group of recipients to… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation earns IS-BAH Stage 1 Registration for its entire Australian FBO network

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 Registration for all six of its FBOs in Australia. The entire Australian FBO network intends to achieve IS-BAH Stage 2 Registration by March 2022. In recognition of its high safety… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality wins a “WELT Corporate Management Award” for displaying the highest level of innovation within the sector

Deutsche Hospitality comes first among 15 German hotel chains in the “Innovation” category of the 2020 “WELT Corporate Management Awards”. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — “This award is a fabulous confirmation of our ability to innovate,” said Thomas Willms, CEO, Deutsche Hospitality. “The promise of quality our brands deliver goes… Read the full press release

Entries to the PATA Gold Awards 2020 now accepted

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel and tourism industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the PATA Gold Awards 2020. The deadline for submissions is May 14, 2020. The PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Presentation will… Read the full press release

London City Airport selects Anne Hardy for its inaugural art commission

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has announced that the critically acclaimed East London artist, Anne Hardy, has been selected for their inaugural art commission. Destination London is a new site-specific work that will be unveiled to the public in June. This exciting new commission will welcome millions of visitors… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo honoured with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award

The cargo carrier was recognised for its recent developments, leadership and innovation in the air freight industry Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award at the STAT Times grand gala awards event held at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on 26… Read the full press release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority named as a 2020 CIO 100 award winner for its veriScan biometric identity management system

VeriScan biometric identity management system recognized for excellence and innovation in IT, while Airports Authority CIO Goutam Kundu is named to CIO Hall Washington DC, USA, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — DG’s CIO Magazine has named the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority as a 2020 CIO 100 award honoree for its innovative veriScan biometric identity… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague presented with Five-Star hotel award by Forbes Travel Guide

  For the first time in history, a hotel in the Czech Republic has earned this prestigious accolade; Ava Spa at Four Seasons also honoured Prague, Czech Republic, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide, the world-renowned rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, has presented Four Seasons Hotel Prague with a Five-Star hotel award. … Read the full press release