EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Taiwan-based EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020, based on analyses by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC). The latest ranking and assessments were released in the February 2020 edition of Germany’s “AERO International Magazine” on January 14. This honor followed… Read the full press release

Hilton Hotels & Resorts tops Brand Finance Global 500 2020 ranking

McLean, Virginia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — At Davos, Brand Finance released its annual Global 500 Report with Hilton Hotels & Resorts recognized as the top brand among today’s hoteliers, as well as one of the fastest-growing brands in the overall ranking. The report credited the ranking to the brand’s success in “marrying experience with a clear vision… Read the full press release

Ljubljana awarded a Meeting Star Award at the 12th Conventa trade show

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ljubljana won a prestigious Meeting Star Award at the 12th Conventa, the largest meetings industry event in the region of New Europe. Our city was awarded as the best congress destination in the category of cities hosting events for up to 2,000 people. The Slovenian capital already… Read the full press release

Ryanair is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe and Italy’s No 1 airline, today (21 Jan) announced it is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal, in recognition for having reliable and transparent T&Cs, efficient customer service and user-friendly website. The appointment by Codacons, Italy’s leading consumer association – follows… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) today (Jan 21, 2020) was named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies®. Southwest ranks No. 11, and has been featured on the list since 2009. “We are an admired Company because of our People’s passion and love for our Customers shows… Read the full press release

Norwegian recognized with two awards at The Aviation 100 Awards

Airline wins CFO / Treasury Team of the Year and the Aviation 100 Equity Deal of the Year Norwegian recognised for multiple milestones throughout 2019 as airline continues strategic change moving from growth to profitability LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian received two coveted accolades at The Aviation 100 Awards held in… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield earns the ‘RHF Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification

Halifax, N.S., 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — When visiting Halifax Stanfield in 2020, it’s hard to believe the terminal building that exists today is nearly 60 years old. With bright interiors and large windows, modern washrooms and other passenger amenities, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) has made strategic investments over the past two decades that put passenger needs, like accessibility, at the forefront. “We care deeply about making tangible improvements that raise the bar and better serve… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 recognized Caribbean’s best of the best

The Bahamas, Caribbean, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in the Caribbean have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in The Bahamas. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 to find out who amongst them had been crowned best of the best…. Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways earns the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President, received the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020 (Airline & Aviation) from the World HRD Congress. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways commented that, “We are honored to be recognized and given this prestigious award. At Bangkok Airways,… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin announces winners of ITB BookAwards 2020

Prize winners include: Andrea Wulf, Paul Theroux, Robert Macfarlane, Wilfried Erdmann, Arnulf Conradi, Robert Bösch, Michael Poliza and Klaus Wolfsperger Berlin, Germany, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year, ITB Berlin honours the latest and most interesting specialist travel publications from Germany and abroad. The presentation of the ITB BookAwards 2020 will take place… Read the full press release

Renee Robison and Wayne Woods to be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center, and Wayne Woods, co-founder of CJRW, will be 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 will be held… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways recognized for its exceptional service and reliability in providing on-time performance in 2019

ANA named top performer in Asia Pacific for the second year in a row. Improved score places ANA second among global airlines. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, has been recognized by travel data and analytics firm Cirium for its… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation receives IS-BAH Stage 1 Registration for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that it has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 Registration from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands. It intends to achieve IS-BAH Stage 2 Registration for both FBOs by… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority announced named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2020

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The St. John’s International Airport Authority announced today ( January 09, 2020) that it was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2020. “We’re tremendously proud to be recognized as a top employer in the region,” says Peter Avery, CEO of St. John’s International Airport… Read the full press release

Fraport received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport for the eleventh consecutive year

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport AG has been systematically implementing stringent climate targets since 2008, when the airport operator first defined these goals. For the eleventh consecutive year, Fraport has now received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport (FRA) under the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program. Launched by the Airport… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group awards Swissport 5-year cargo handling contract at Brussels and Liège airports

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Lufthansa signed a 5-year contract for cargo handling at Brussels and Liège airports. The agreement covers Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. At the end of December 2019, Swissport and Lufthansa Cargo renewed their agreement regarding cargo handling at Brussels and Liège airports. The agreement… Read the full press release

Stagecoach named as a finalist in Northern Power Women Awards

Stagecoach shortlisted in the Large Organisation category Recognition follows initiatives by Stagecoach to build inclusive workforce Stagecoach recently rated as Britain’s top public transport company for diversity and inclusion Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is proud to have been named as a finalist in this year’s Northern Power Women Awards. Britain’s biggest… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded new ground handling contracts in North America by Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air have awarded new ground handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in North America. At Newark Liberty International Airport, Cathay Pacific has extended its passenger handling agreement of the past five years to now also include ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing… Read the full press release

SuitePad Announced as the Best Guest Room Tablet in the 2020 HotelTechAwards

SuitePad has won the HotelTechAward 2020 category Best Guest Room Tablets AND the Best Places To Work In Hotel Tech competition! BERLIN, Germany, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — HotelTechReport.com stands alone as the most prestigious and trustworthy platform for hotel industry professionals to research and review technology specific to the industry. The HotelTechAwards use a unique… Read the full press release

South African Airways among the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways has been named as one of the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance (OTP) by travel data and analytics company, Cirium. SAA was ranked fourth in the category for Middle East and Africa mainline carriers, ahead of some of its major competitors, making SAA the… Read the full press release

Aeroflot named the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019 according to Cirium

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot was the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019, according the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review by Cirium, the leading travel data and analytics provider. According to the review, 86.7% of the Russian flag carrier’s flights operated on-time in 2019. As well as topping the global category,… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport named world’s most punctual airport by Cirium

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel data and analytics expert Cirium has named Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) the world’s most punctual airport in the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review. SVO operated the most on-schedule departing flights, with 95 percent being on time. SVO was number one in both the category for Global Airports,… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 to be held in Sandals Royal Bahamian

London, UK, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The enchanting Sandals® Royal Bahamian is set to play host to the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 on Monday 20 January 2020. The VIP ceremony will be the premier annual gathering of the Caribbean hospitality industry, with the key players and decision-makers from across the region attending. The evening… Read the full press release

Little Rock named “America’s Next Hottest Foodie Destination 2020”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Little Rock has been named “America’s Next Hottest Foodie Destination 2020” by the Foodie Flashpacker blog. Little Rock won 39% of public votes, beating out 32 other cities from around the country including Walla Walla, WA, Albuquerque, NM, Dallas, TX and Minneapolis, MN. About Foodie Flashpacker Foodie… Read the full press release

OpenTable reveals the Top 100 Restaurants in America for 2019

Honorees span 27 states and Washington, D.C.; California, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania lead OpenTable’s annual list SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As we close out the year and reflect on the very best of 2019, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), revealed the… Read the full press release

British Airways and Iberia earned IATA NDC Certification NDC@Scale status

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Iberia have today (December 19, 2019) announced that both airlines have achieved the International Air Transport Association (IATA) NDC Certification NDC@Scale status. This is another significant step made by both airlines, demonstrating their commitment to, and continuous investment in, improving and enhancing NDC capabilities for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways confirms the renewal of its status under IATA’s Environmental Assessment programme

Qatar Airways continues to meet the industry standard for environmental management, while extending scope to be the most comprehensive in the industry. DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was proud to receive recognition of its continued commitment to environmental management at International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Board of Governors meeting last week…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines earns J.D. Power’s No.1 Ranking in customer satisfaction with airline travel websites

Southwest Airlines announces new digital benefits for Customers. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) earned J.D. Power’s No.1 Ranking for Southwest.com in customer satisfaction with airline travel websites. Over the last year, Southwest has made several successful digital enhancements to Southwest.com, and the mobile app to improve the Customer Experience,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC presented with three awards from The Hotel Association of Washington, DC

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — On November 22, 2019 The Hotel Association of Washington, DC (HAWDC) hosted their annual Stars of the Industry luncheon and awards ceremony, awarding the brightest Stars of the DC Hotel Industry. Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC was honoured to be presented with three awards in the mid-sized hotel category, the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International announces record-breaking year with five wins at the Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards

Cruise Line Takes Home Coveted Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards, including “Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean” and “Best Cruise Line Sales & Service” MIAMI, FL, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating 50 years of innovation and delivering unforgettable vacations, Royal Caribbean International closed out another record-breaking year with five wins at the prestigious Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards last night…. Read the full press release