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

British Airways’ Sport Relief achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ week of Sport Relief fundraising events has taken off today (March 06, 2020) by achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team (mixed), made up of colleagues and sporting celebrities. British Airways’ support for Sport Relief… Read the full press release

PATA Nepal Chapter Chief Executive Officer, Suresh Singh Budal, named 2020 PATA Face of the Future

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Suresh Singh Budal, Chief Executive Office of the PATA Nepal Chapter, is today named as the 2020 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open to young tourism professionals in the Asia Pacific region. “On behalf of everyone at the Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

Grand Prairie Center executive director Renee Robison and CJRW co-founder Wayne Woods inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center, and Wayne Woods, co-founder of CJRW, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during a noon luncheon Monday, March 2, at the 46th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference is being held at… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways committing to sponsor the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards for 10 years

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 years Winner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize money Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today (03 March 2020) that nominations have opened for the second edition of the IATA Diversity &… Read the full press release

Norwegian maintains leadership position as the largest foreign airline in New York City for 2019

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has maintained its leadership position as the largest foreign airline in New York City for 2019, after surpassing Air Canada in February 2019, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s (PANYNJ) year-end traffic statistics. For full-year 2019, Norwegian handled 2,057,284 customers in… Read the full press release

SFO awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation

Award-winning mobile app, developed in-house, now in use at over 20 airports across the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation, such as those operated by Uber and Lyft. The United States… Read the full press release

OCS and Bristol Airport recognised for excellent accessible facilities

The international survey conducted by Altogether Travel ranked Bristol and Gatwick Airports as the joint-best in providing accessible facilities. LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — OCS and Bristol Airport have been recognised for excellent accessible facilities following a survey conducted by Altogether Travel. The survey ranked 17 UK and five international airports on… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

Life Holidays: The Planner of Your Dream Vacation

Life Holidays Presents Exciting Holiday Offers on Switzerland and Singapore Tour Packages   PUNE, India, 2020-Mar-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The world is filled with a wide variety of beauty, romanticism, wonders, and joy. To fill the ultimate warmth of that existence, you must go far away from home. Probably, this yearning is the… Read the full press release

Travelport achieves level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from IATA

Langley, UK, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, the leading technology company serving the global travel industry has achieved level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from IATA. This certification confirms Travelport is able to provide full offer and order management and servicing of an NDC booking, complementing the current capabilities of voiding tickets… Read the full press release

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza’s fine dining restaurant Orchids at Palm Court earns numerous awards

CINCINNATI, OHIO, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, a National Historic Landmark hotel and one of the world’s finest examples of French Art Deco Design, has been named Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ No. 1 Food & Beverage Hotel in the USA on multiple occasions throughout the last decade. To kick off 2020, Orchids… Read the full press release

Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda selected in the Travel + Leisure 2020 ‘It List’ of Best New Hotels in the World

Cape Town, South Africa, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda has been selected in the Travel + Leisure 2020 ‘It List’ of Best New Hotels in the World. Opened in August 2019, the lodge, named after a legendary silverback gorilla, is set on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes… Read the full press release

Le Sirenuse Miami at Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club recognized with 2 Forks by Gambero Rosso

Prestigious award recognises Surfside restaurant as one of the best Italian restaurants abroad Surfside, Florida, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club announces that Le Sirenuse Miami has been awarded 2 Forks by Gambero Rosso in its first-ever Miami edition. Gambero Rosso’s list serves as a digital guide to the best… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport staff recognized for significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of Russia’s transportation system

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 25, 2020, the Minister of Transportation of the Russian Federation awarded the staff of Sheremetyevo International Airport a plaque “In Commemoration of the 210th Anniversary of the Transportation Department and Education” for their significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of the country’s transportation… Read the full press release

Emirates’ wine programme recognised at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky 2019 Awards

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ stellar wine programme was recognised at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky 2019 Awards held in London yesterday. The airline picked up multiple awards including 2 Gold awards, 2 Silver awards and a Bronze award for its carefully curated wine lists. The awards include: Gold… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® recognized with two silvers at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards

TORONTO and NEW YORK, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global internet media company that publishes exclusive offers and experiences for members, has been awarded two silvers at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs), the country’s premier digital publishing awards program. Travelzoo was recognized in the categories of “Best Branded Content/Online Campaign” for its 2019 collaboration with Roots, one… Read the full press release

Shannon Group congratulates Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards winners

Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes Praises inspirational young people Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — County Clare’s most outstanding and courageous young, unsung heroes have been honoured at the fifth annual Shannon Group sponsored Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards. Surrounded by proud families and friends at the special event at Woodstock Hotel, Ennis,… Read the full press release

Heathrow: Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) on top spot in ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q4

SAS takes the top spot for the third consecutive quarter, as the airline invests in greener and quieter A320neos and optimises their operational performance Heathrow is one of the world’s first major aviation hubs to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, and the first to target zero carbon by the mid-2030s. Today the airport unveils an eight… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Lanai at Koele, A Sensei Retreat named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 It List of best new hotels

Hawaii’s first ultra all-inclusive wellness enclave Hawaii, Lanai, Lodge at Koele, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Lanai at Koele, A Sensei Retreat has been named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 It List of best new hotels. The It List, now in its 15th year, is an annual recognition of the world’s finest new and… Read the full press release

Oman Air Cargo awards CHAMP Cargosystems for its suite of e-cargo solutions

Oman Air Cargo awards CHAMP Cargosystems a five-year contract for Traxon cargoHUB, Traxon Global Customs, Traxon Global Security, and Traxon CDMP Frankfurt, Germany, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Cargo has awarded CHAMP a five-year contract for its suite of e-cargo solutions. Following a request for proposals for cargo IT solutions, CHAMP won the… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality presents “General Managers of the Year” awards to Marjolein Bruschke and Michel Cottray

Marjolein Bruschke and Michel Cottray awarded for their achievements in 2019 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — To honour special achievements in the past year, Deutsche Hospitality has once again chosen its “General Managers of the Year”. This time, the awards were presented to Marjolein Bruschke, General Manager, a.k.a. the Band… Read the full press release

The Calgary Airport Authority named one of Alberta’s top 75 employers for 11th years

Calgary, Alberta, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is honoured to be named one of Alberta’s top 75 employers for an 11th year. “This recognition validates the airport’s work in developing our people, who we call YYC Crew, as one of our key strategic areas of focus,” explains Cynthia Tremblay, Vice President,… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority named Indiana INTERNnet’s 2020 Not-For-Profit Employer of the Year

Indianapolis Airport Authority receives Indiana INTERNnet IMPACT award INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority has been named Indiana INTERNnet’s 2020 Not-For-Profit Employer of the Year at the 14th annual IMPACT Awards. IAA’s summer internship program, which began in 2014, hires about a dozen interns each year. Through the robust internship… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus named the fifth most family friendly airline worldwide

Dublin, Ireland, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus is delighted to announce it has been named the fifth most family friendly airline worldwide by travel website Lastminute.com. The research, conducted by Lastminute.com, assessed the 36 most-booked airlines on criteria including priority boarding, in-flight TV, child-friendly meals and the accommodation of pushchair and car seats. Aer… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou again awarded a Five Star rating at the annual Forbes Travel Guide Awards

Guangzhou, China, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou has once again been awarded a Five Star rating at the annual Forbes Travel Guide Awards unveiled on February 2020. Acknowledged as one of the awarded 44 Four Seasons hotels in the world, Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou receives this prestigious hospitality recognition for the sixth consecutive… Read the full press release