Gatwick becomes the first airport to achieve a Zero Waste to Landfill accreditation from the Carbon Trust

Airport also recertified as a Carbon Neutral airport today Initiatives include installing 100% energy efficient LED lights on the runway, saving a million litres of water in car washes and introducing incentives for quieter aircraft All empty coffee cups and plastic bottles also sent for specialist recycling GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised with Career Inspiration Award at the 2018 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has won the Career Inspiration Award at the 2018 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards. The Career Inspiration accolade is awarded to the business deemed to have made the biggest impact to young people achieving the initial step towards their career ambition,… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport presented Austrian Airlines with the “Airline Award 2018”

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vienna Airport announces the winner of its annual Airline Award. Austrian Airlines generated the strongest passenger growth at the airport in absolute terms in 2017, thus prevailing as the “Best Performing Airline. For this reason, Vienna Airport presented Austrian Airlines with the “Airline Award 2018” last night, on… Read the full press release

BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC named the Wine Program of the Year at the 2018 RAMMY Awards

It’s a Winn Win for Head Sommelier Winn Robertson and his team from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On June 10, 2018 BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, was named the Wine Program of the Year at the 2018 RAMMY Awards Gala of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington…. Read the full press release

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang recognized with Chef Hotelier of the Year award

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort is delighted to announce that Executive Chef Azizskandar Awang has won the prestigious Chef Hotelier of the Year award at The Hotelier Awards Asia 2018. The fifth annual Hotelier Awards was hosted on 23 May 2018 in Singapore to recognise outstanding professional excellence… Read the full press release

Viking again honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine

Viking Remains Only Cruise Line to Win Both Oceans and Rivers Luxury Categories in “Awards of Excellence” Los Angeles, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingruises.com) today (June 11, 2018) announced it has been honored as “Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises” and “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” in Luxury Travel Advisor magazine’s 2018 “Awards of Excellence” for a… Read the full press release

AAAE named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has been named as one of 18 “Red Hot Associations” by DCA Live, an organization that rates the fastest-growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Washington, DC region’s legal, association and nonprofit, entrepreneur, federal tech, real estate and corporate… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised as a Gold Level CORE company by Business in the Community

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has become the first UK airport to be awarded the prestigious Gold Level CORE accreditation at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards. CORE is Business in the Community’s framework for identifying and measuring corporate responsibility activity and performance across organisations. Belfast… Read the full press release

The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing earns 4-star grading from VisitScotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A Fife hotel, which is helping to revitalise North Queensferry, is celebrating after earning a 4-star grading from VisitScotland. The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh – Queensferry Crossing achieved the award on the first time of asking following its relaunch as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in August… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman named Jordan’s Leading Hotel at the 2018 World Travel Awards

Amman, Jordan, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Amman won the coveted title of Jordan’s Leading Hotel at the 2018 World Travel Awards recently held in Ras Al Khaimah.  The World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, with the hotel in Amman leading the… Read the full press release

Luxury Travel Advisor again names Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora the Best Luxury Beach Hotel Worldwide

Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora has again been named the Best Luxury Beach Hotel Worldwide by Luxury Travel Advisor, in their annual Awards of Excellence. The Awards of Excellence recognise companies considered to be the top luxury suppliers in the travel industry. The recipients were honoured at Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit…. Read the full press release

Gulfstream recognized for the all-new Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 seat and cabin designs

Cross-Functional Teams Recognized For All-New Gulfstream G500 And Gulfstream G600 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. is proud to announce its Interior and Industrial Design teams recently earned 2018 International Yacht & Aviation Awards for the all-new Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 seat and cabin designs. “This recognition speaks to the creativity, craftsmanship, quality and… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Ownership earns 18 awards at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) conference

WVO surpasses its own record number of wins at industry’s annual ARDA World Event ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), was the most honored brand at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) conference in… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo continues to win international recognition

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, continues to win international recognition for its commitment to develop air transportation solutions customised to the requirements of its customers across the globe. The air cargo carrier has recently garnered a number of prestigious awards at global industry forums. Air… Read the full press release

Incheon International Airport deploys SITA’s self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2

Award-winning airport selects award-winning bag-drop solution Incheon, South Korea, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Incheon International Airport has deployed SITA’s award-winning self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2, effectively serving the influx of visitors to the recent Winter Olympics and in preparation for the 100 million passengers projected by 2030. Drop&Fly simplifies the bag… Read the full press release

J.D. Power 2018 North America Airline Satisfaction Study: Alaska Airlines ranked highest among traditional carriers for the 11th year in a row

SEATTLE, 2018-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 11th year in a row, Alaska Airlines is proud to be recognized as the highest ranked airline in customer satisfaction among traditional carriers in the J.D. Power 2018 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. “To earn this award for 11 years is a fantastic tribute to our people, especially… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces Premier Awards winners

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, recently announced the winners of its Premier Awards at the company’s annual convention in Las Vegas. The elite designations, Premier Hotelier, Premier Legacy, and Premier Developer, distinguished three of the company’s top franchisees from 2017:… Read the full press release

Lufthansa’s new First Class Amenity Kit won first place at the Onboard Hospitality Award 2018

COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Not only frequent flyers appreciate it: Lufthansa treats its guests in the premium classes to new, creative cosmetic bags. The new First Class Amenity Kit, which will be on board from the end of May, recently won first place at the Onboard Hospitality Award 2018. 1,000 readers of… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport employee Neal Skelton announced as a finalist in the British-Irish Airports EXPO ‘Unsung Heroes’ award

The online poll is now live. Vote for Neal Skelton right here! BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangor man Neal Skelton, who works within the airfield operations team at George Best Belfast City Airport, has been announced as a finalist in the acclaimed British-Irish Airports EXPO ‘Unsung Heroes’ award. Designed to recognise those whose work… Read the full press release

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol voted Best Airport in Europe at the 2018 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been voted Best Airport in Europe at the 2018 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. These annual awards, organised by Asia Cargo News, recognise businesses that set the standard for the entire supply chain in terms of innovation, service quality, customer… Read the full press release

Gatwick’s new passenger app won Mobile Innovation of the Year at the National Technology awards and Mobile App of the Year at the Real IT awards

Gatwick app wins Mobile Innovation of the Year and Mobile App of the Year Airport also picks up Cloud Project of the Year for its world first Flight Information System Awards herald start of Gatwick’s ‘digital transformation’ with wide range of passenger-facing digital innovations coming on stream soon LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Lufthansa A350-900 earns the 2018 German Lighting Design Prize for its extraordinary cabin lighting

  special prize for on-board lighting design  cabin lighting supports the well-being of the passengers already the second award for the Lufthansa A350-900 COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa A350-900 is not only the world’s most advanced long-haul aircraft, it is also the first passenger aircraft worldwide to take the changing… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards program retains Best Customer Service and Program of the Year titles at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards

DALLAS, TX, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co.‘s (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards®, held onto its title of Best Customer Service for the sixth consecutive year at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards. Rapid Rewards was also named Program of the Year for the third in a row. “Once again, we’re honored to see… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards brings the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019 to Madeira

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Madeira has been revealed as the host for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019. The Portuguese destination, which has taken the title of Europe’s Leading Island Destination four times, will use the event to boost its profile on the international stage. Madeira Tourist Board, which also walked away… Read the full press release

Singapore-based SATS wins the 2018 IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) Innovator Competition

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Singapore-based SATS Ltd, is the winner of the 2018 IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) Innovator Competition, for the company’s use of smartwatches for Technical Ramp Operations. The award was presented on 25th April 2018 at the 31st IGHC in Doha, Qatar. SATS’s Smart Watch Resource… Read the full press release

DREAM CRUISES LAUNCHES TASTE THE DREAM – WINE AND DINE AT SEA ON WORLD DREAM

  Dream Chefs toast to the great success of “Taste of Dream – Wine and Dine at Sea” with Mr. Thatcher Brown and Ms. Christine Li, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing, Dream Cruises. Hong Kong, 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dream Cruises redefines the concept of haute cuisine with Taste the Dream – Wine… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s U.S. business aircraft service centers honoured with 2017 Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award Certificates of Excellence for the 8th consecutive years

All Bombardier Business Aircraft service centers in the U.S. named Diamond Award recipients for the eighth year running The Diamond Award of Excellence is the industry’s highest honour for aviation maintenance In 2017, Bombardier’s U.S. service center network tallied approximately 76,205 man-hours of training Montréal, CANADA, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — All of Bombardier’s wholly-owned… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS’ Chairman of the Board Shinichiro Ito presented with “Person of the Year 2017” award by Orient Aviation

TOKYO, Japan, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Shinichiro Ito, Chairman of the Board of ANA HOLDINGS INC. was presented with the prestigious “Person of the Year 2017” award by Orient Aviation at the awards ceremony on April 25. This is the second time Orient Aviation, which is the leading commercial aviation news magazine in the Asia-Pacific… Read the full press release

Aeroflot’s loyalty program, Aeroflot Bonus recognized with four Freddie Awards

MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s loyalty program, Aeroflot Bonus, has won three categories at the prestigious Freddie Awards: Best Elite Program, Best Customer Service and Best Redemption Ability. The Russia flag carrier’s frequent flyer programme also picked up the special 210 Award given to companies with the greatest growth potential. The… Read the full press release

flydubai recognised by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum for its contribution to the development of Dubai as a global hub for aviation

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai was recognised by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai for the contribution and support it has given to the development of Dubai as a global hub for aviation.  Hamad Obaidalla, Chief Commercial Officer at flydubai, received the award on behalf… Read the full press release