HKIA receives ICT Award for its commitment to transforming into a smart airport

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) on-going efforts to adopt the latest technologies and transform itself into a smart airport were recently recognised at the prestigious Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019, at which it clinched four awards. The “IoT-Augmented Airfield Service System” (AS2) received both the Grand… Read the full press release

CDA awarded LEED Gold certification on the South Air Traffic Control Tower (SATCT) at O’Hare International Airport

South Air Traffic Control Tower One of the First LEED Gold-Certified Air Traffic Control Towers in the U.S. CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) celebrated Earth Day today ( 04/22/2019) by joining the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas’ Tim Cusick named one of the 2019 Top 100 Teachers in America by GOLF magazine

Tim Cusick named among Top 100 Teachers in America by GOLF magazine Dallas, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — A true master of the craft, Tim Cusick, Director of Golf Instruction at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, was named one of the 2019 Top 100 Teachers in America by GOLF magazine.  Tim joins a very elite list of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized for its outstanding onboard hospitality, passenger experience and charitable initiatives

Airline took home numerous awards from three prestigious ceremonies held in Hamburg during the month of April, including ‘Trendsetter of the Year’, ‘Best Charitable Initiatives’, ‘Best Onboard Catering Innovation’ and ‘Best Onboard Snacks’   DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful month of April with a host of… Read the full press release

IATA announces its 2019 Premier Circle winners as and its regional top performing training partners

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its 2019 Premier Circle winners as well as its regional top performing training partners as part of its prestigious recognition program. More than 450 IATA global training partners are evaluated on select criteria, such as the quality of training delivered… Read the full press release

dnata’s voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by PAX International readers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s catering team has been voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by readers of PAX International, the leading publication for airline industry executives. The coveted PAX International Readership Award was presented in Hamburg during the annual World Travel Catering Expo. “We are honoured to be recognised by our… Read the full press release

Gerry’s dnata achieves IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Gerry’s dnata, the leading ground services provider in Pakistan, has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security. The company has achieved IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan, and obtained ISAGO Station Accreditation at Karachi International Airport following successful completion… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free wins the DFNI-Frontier ‘EMEA Airport Retail Operation of the Year’ award

Award recognises best airport retail operation serving more than 30 million passengers annually DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has won the DFNI-Frontier ‘EMEA Airport Retail Operation of the Year’ award for its exceptional retail offering and customer service. The award was presented at a ceremony and charity ball… Read the full press release

British Airways voted the number one British brand in both the consumer and business Superbrands lists for 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been voted the number one British brand in both the consumer and business Superbrands lists for 2019. Over 1,500 brands were included in both surveys and British Airways was voted in fourth place in the Business Index and fifth place in the Consumer Index. The… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport recognized with Environmental Achievement Award at the Airports @ Work conference

Airports Council International – North America honors SFO with Environmental Achievement Award for Airfield Operations Facility SAN FRANCISCO, CA., 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was honored today (April 3, 2019) for the world’s first Zero Net Energy (ZNE) facility at an airport. Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA),… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces the finalists of the inaugural Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), with the support of PromPeru have announced the finalists to win the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, which recognize disruptive, inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to innovation in gastronomy tourism. Over 300 initiatives were… Read the full press release

British Airways awarded ‘Autism Friendly Award’; becomes the only autism-friendly airline in the UK

British Airways awarded prestigious ‘Autism Friendly Award’ by National Autistic Society, becoming the only autism-friendly airline in the UK Airline continues substantial investment in accessibility training for all customer service staff More enhancements to come for customers with hidden and visible disabilities during British Airways’ centenary year LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Wins Six TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019

Qatar Airways takes home World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’ The Travellers’ Choice awards are the most respected awards given by TripAdvisor and are based on honest reviews by travellers DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways awarded the PAX International Readership award for ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’

The National Carrier of the State of Qatar recognised as an industry leader for its outstanding passenger experience, duty free and food service offerings DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been awarded the PAX International Readership award for ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’ at an awards ceremony that took place… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways awarded 5-Star rating by SKYTRAX for the seventh consecutive year

ANA has achieved the highest possible rating from SKYTRAX every year since 2013. Japanese carrier one of only 11 airlines to receive top rating in 2019. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, was recently selected by the international air transport… Read the full press release

EVA Air wins four categories at TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has revealed EVA Air as a winner in four categories of its third annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines, including 3rd place in the Top-10 World’s Best Airlines. The airline also earned rankings in Travelers’ Choice Major Airlines in Asia and… Read the full press release

THE CIRCLE at Zurich Airport received the Minergie certification

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — THE CIRCLE sets new standards in sustainability: The new buildings at Zurich Airport are certified to the highest LEED® PLATINUM standard. It has recently become clear that THE CIRCLE will also receive Minergie certification. At the beginning of April, Beat Pahud, Project Manager of THE CIRCLE and representative… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year

Singapore, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines has been named Best Airline in the World by renowned travel site TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year. “We are very pleased to be back-to-back winner of the Best Airline in the World accolade in these prestigious awards,” said Singapore Airlines CEO, Mr Goh Choon Phong. “We… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace wins the GCC Best Brand Award at the 2019 GCC Best Brands Awards

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury hotel, Emirates Palace took home the GCC Best Brand Award at the 2019 GCC Best Brands Awards this past Wednesday, 27 March in Dubai. The annual event evaluates brands in a set of rigorous criteria to discern the best of the best. At a glittering… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport honoured as a “family-friendly company”

Vienna Airport Honoured as a “Family-Friendly Company” by the Austrian Federal Chancellery VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — One month of parental leave for fathers, various working time models, company kindergarten, five additional days of vacation per year and a lot more: Vienna Airport implements numerous measures to ensure the compatibility of family and… Read the full press release

PATA announces the winners of the PATA BUFFET for Youth Challenge

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the winner of the PATA BUFFET for Youth Challenge, Food Saviors from India representing the National Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Management, for their impact in reducing food waste on campus. The Challenge was implemented as part of PATA’s efforts… Read the full press release

Vistara awarded the ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ titles in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has been awarded the titles ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ in the third edition of TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019 for Airlines. The accolades come to Vistara from the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, for the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Canada awarded the 2019 Hall of Fame Award from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA)

TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Canada, one of the country’s largest hotel franchisors, is excited to announce that it has been awarded the 2019 Hall of Fame Award, an annual Recognition Award from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). Of the Canadian Franchise Association’s 700 corporate members, only 32 have been awarded the Hall… Read the full press release

Cairns Airport honoured at the Skytrax World Airport awards for 2019

Queensland, Australia, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cairns Airport has won its second international award this year coming fourth for best regional airport in Australia and the Pacific in the Skytrax World Airport awards for 2019. The awards that began in 1999 are regarded as a quality benchmark for the world airport industry and assess… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Singapore voted World’s Best Airport at the 2019 World Airport Awards for the seventh consecutive year

Singapore, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2019 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year. This is the 10th time in the 20 year history of the World Airport Awards that Changi Airport Singapore has been named… Read the full press release

Lufthansa receives “Airline of the Year” prize from Air Transport World

Lufthansa is the first European airline in 14 years to receive the prestigious award CEO Carsten Spohr accepts award in New York Carsten Spohr: “Lufthansa is a strong brand with an incredible heritage, a large customer base with exceptionally loyal frequent fliers, a great capacity for innovation we are in particular using for digitalization. And,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa honoured with Statesmanship Award 2019 for its social commitments

US Congressional Organization FMC presented the “Statesmanship Award 2019” to Lufthansa for its social commitments  COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) paid tribute to the Lufthansa Group for its sustainable corporate actions. At its annual Statesmanship Award Dinner in Washington DC, Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the… Read the full press release

IHG again named as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the fifth year running

Recognition Marks Fifth Straight 100 Percent Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Corporate Equality Index Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has again been named as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, earning a perfect 100 percent score on… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the winner of The Good Taste Series competition

Competing against five other talented chefs from around the world, Chef Jonathan Pasion from Andaz Maui Wailea Resort emerged champion in the second global edition of Hyatt’s cooking competition CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (March 29, 2019) the winner of The Good Taste Series competition, an annual global contest… Read the full press release