Wizz Air recognized as the best low-cost airline and passengers’ most preferred choice in Bulgaria

WIZZ AIR WON TWO SKY AWARDS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN BULGARIA IN 2018 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Bulgaria’s leading carrier and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, was recognized as the best low-cost airline in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious awards were won… Read the full press release

Swissport Cargo Services Montreal earns CEIV certification for pharmaceutical logistics from IATA

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG is adding Montreal to its network of CEIV Pharma certified cargo warehouses. The global leader of airport ground services and cargo handling for the aviation industry has received the certification as the first air cargo handler in Canada. The International Air Transport Association (IATA)… Read the full press release

Swissport awarded “Best Handler-Airline Innovation” by Ground Handling International

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG, together with its partner Finnair, has been awarded “Best Handler-Airline Innovation” by the industry’s leading magazine Ground Handling International. The global leader of airport ground services and cargo handling was honored for a new machine-learning tool, which helps to dynamically predict aircraft delays at Finnair’s… Read the full press release

Viking recognized with five awards in the luxury ocean and river categories in the 2018 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

More Honors Awarded to Viking Than Any Other Cruise Line in 11th Annual Awards, Including Best Luxury Value for Money and Best New Luxury Ship Los Angeles, CA, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (December 5, 2018) celebrated new accolades from Cruise Critic®, the world’s largest online cruise resource. In the 2018 Editors’ Picks Awards,… Read the full press release

OpenTable reveals the 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 5, 2018), OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), revealed the 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018 according to OpenTable diners. The list is a comprehensive look at the year’s most beloved dining spots culled from more than 12 million verified diner reviews of over… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport earns ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ program

Richmond, B.C., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (December 5, 2018), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) received the ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) program. YVR is the first airport to receive the rating and is the highest rated building in the program. “This year, YVR will welcome a… Read the full press release

Oman Air and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad recognized at the 2018 World Travel Awards

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded World’s Leading Airline Economy Class at the 2018 World Travel Awards and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad has been named “World’s Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2018”. The World Travel Awards 2018 were presented recently at… Read the full press release

Maldives named the World’s Leading Dive Destination 2018 at the Grand Final of The World Travel Awards

Male’, Maldives, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives wins the prestigious position of the World’s Leading Dive Destination 2018 at the Grand Final of The World Travel Awards held last evening at Pátio da Galé in Lisbon, Portugal. Maldives once again secured the prestigious position after fierce competition with top tourist destinations such as Seychelles and… Read the full press release

JAL certified to be the most punctual airline in the world according to FlightGlobal

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) was awarded the Most Consistent Winner, an award given to the airline with the best on-time performance in domestic and international flights in the past five years (January 2013 to December 2017) by FlightGlobal, at a forum held in Atlanta, Georgia US. FlightGlobal compiled flight operation… Read the full press release

Thailand wins the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific award at the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand has been declared the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific by the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018. The 27th Irish Travel Trade Awards were presented on 23 November, 2018, in seven categories: Airlines, Destinations, Sea Transport, Land Transport, Travel Agency Services, Tour Operators, and All Companies. Thailand won… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 battery electric multiple unit awarded with the Berlin Brandenburg innovation award

Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise: Jury applauds Bombardier’s new battery-powered train as a pioneering contribution to clean rail mobility Berlin, Germany, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ —The BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 battery electric multiple unit was awarded the renowned Berlin Brandenburg innovation award on November 30, 2018. The train operates emission-free, thereby making a significant contribution towards environmentally-friendly mobility. It… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace again recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018 at the World Travel Awards

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Palace has once again been recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018. The awards highlight the growing importance of both event and leisure tourism in the region. Recognized as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’,… Read the full press release

Aeroflot recognized as World’s Leading Airline Brand and World’s Leading Airline – Business Class at the World Travel Awards 2018

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s leading position in global aviation was affirmed this weekend when it took two top prizes at the Grand Final of the World Travel Awards 2018 – World’s Leading Airline Brand and World’s Leading Airline – Business Class. Aeroflot maintained its status as the No. 1 brand in… Read the full press release

World’s leading travel brands recognized at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018

Lisbon, Portugal, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in the world have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal. The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 at the historic Pátio da Galé to find out who amongst them had been… Read the full press release

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort in Sri Lanka recognised as the winner of Destination Retreat Programme of the Year at the 14th annual AsiaSpa Awards

Sri Lanka, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort in Sri Lanka is delighted to have been recognised as the winner of Destination Retreat Programme of the Year by AsiaSpa magazine at its 14th annual AsiaSpa Awards. Anantara Tangalle is the first and only resort spa in Sri Lanka to receive this prestigious accolade…. Read the full press release

oneworld named Best Airline Alliance at Global Traveler’s GT Tested Reader Survey and Business Traveler North America’s 2018 Best in Business Travel Awards

Global Traveler’s GT Tested Reader Survey winner for ninth year running Business Traveler North America’s recipient for fourth consecutive year NEW YORK, NY, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — oneworld® has won two more Best Airline Alliance awards, confirming its standing as the world’s most highly prized global airline alliance. These latest accolades come in independent… Read the full press release

The Erskine Bridge awarded Category A status by Historic Environment Scotland

The landmark Erskine Bridge has been listed as a Category A structure. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Erskine Bridge has been awarded Category A status by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) after it was recognised as being of special architectural interest, it was announced today (Thursday 29 November). The Erskine Bridge, officially opened… Read the full press release

Burj Al Arab recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at The ULTRAs

World’s most luxurious hotel awarded at annual awards ceremony held in Dubai on 21st November Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the world’s most iconic and luxurious hotels in the world – Burj Al Arab – was double recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at… Read the full press release

2018 HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds announced

McLean, VA, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will celebrate 25 hospitality professionals as the 2018 HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization at the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala and a private reception on January 22, 2019 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Every year, 25… Read the full press release

Expedia Partner Solutions named as Travolution’s ‘Best Trade Supplier’ for 2018

Bellevue, Washington, USA, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) is celebrating being named as Travolution’s ‘Best Trade Supplier’ for 2018. EPS fought off fierce competition from Hotelbeds and Royal Caribbean to win the award, in recognition of its Hotels.com For Partners and EPS Rapid solutions. The Travolution Awards highlight innovation in digital travel… Read the full press release

Leading Hotels of the World presented its 2018 Membership Awards in Shanghai, China

Six Distinguished Hotels and Hoteliers Receive Recognition for Exemplary Customer Satisfaction, Leadership and Engagement New York, United States, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World presented its 2018 Membership Awards in Shanghai, China at the Annual Convention Gala on Sunday, November 18, 2018, marking the finale of the three-day Annual Convention event…. Read the full press release

Heathrow hosts Guinness World Records® official attempt for heaviest aircraft to be pulled over 100 metres by a wheelchair team

Airport hosts official attempt for heaviest aircraft to be pulled over 100 metres by a wheelchair team Money raised in support of charity to help people with disabilities to learn to fly Heathrow celebrates new training and wheelchair repatriation processes to help improve passenger journeys LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday evening,… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines the only Russian airline to receive GREEN status from IATA Fast Travel Program

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is the first airline in Russia to receive a certificate confirming its GREEN status in the Fast Travel Program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The program is aimed at simplifying airport procedures for passengers. IATA appreciated S7 Airlines’s efforts to improve passenger self-service options that ensure a faster and more convenient flight… Read the full press release

Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva honoured with “Best City Foreign Hotel” Award at the Prime Traveller Awards 2018

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of the ceremony of the Prime Traveller Awards 2018, which took place on November 22 in Moscow, Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva was honoured to receive the prestigious “Best City Foreign Hotel” Award. The participants in 12 nominations (11 Hotels and 1 Airline) were published in the… Read the full press release

Scott Ashworth, PGA Director of Golf at Four Seasons Resort Lanai named 2018 Golf Professional of the Year

Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Scott Ashworth, PGA Director of Golf at the Manele Golf Course, has been named 2018 Golf Professional of the Year for the second time in his career by the PGA of America Aloha Section. Recognised as one of the most distinguished golf professionals in Hawaii, with more… Read the full press release

Oakwood wins the Global Network Silver Supplier Innovation Award at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference, held October 15-16, 2018 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and… Read the full press release

Oakwood wins the Global Network Commitment to Excellence Gold Award at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference, held October 15-16, 2018 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and… Read the full press release

Emirates wins five awards across multiple countries in one week

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates made a clean sweep this week with award wins across multiple countries – from Russia and Belgium to the UAE – a testament to the airline’s consistent delivery of industry-leading travel experiences for its diverse customer base, and its commitment to investing in innovative products that will… Read the full press release

S7 Priority voted best Loyalty Program

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is the recipient of the Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards awards. The readers voted for S7 Priority as the best loyalty program. “We are grateful to the readers of the Business Traveller magazine. It it especially rewarding to be appreciated by the passengers who make regular business trips. We are constantly improving S7 Priority and offering… Read the full press release

King Shaka International Airport wins the Aviation Security Award at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards

Durban, South Africa, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), one of Airports Company South Africa’s leading international airports, won the Aviation Security Award, at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards, which took place at Galleria in Sandton on Friday 16th November 2018. The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) introduced the… Read the full press release