Hong Kong International Airport 2016/17: setting new annual records

Air traffic services and facilities growth enter new stage with strong emphasis on people development Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) enjoyed a fruitful year in 2016/17, setting new annual records in all three air traffic figures. During the fiscal year, passenger traffic rose 1.1% to 70.5 million,… Read the full press release

Graham Cooke: World Travel Awards is delighted to welcome MVHOTELS into the WTA family

MALDIVES, 2017-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — MVHOTELS has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards (WTA) Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. World Travel Awards Founder and President, Graham Cooke, welcomed the news in the run up to the glittering event – which will take place at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards (WTA) prepares for the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 in Maldives

MALDIVES, 2017-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Maldives, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (8th July) at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected… Read the full press release

Swissport awarded several ISAGO certificates for different stations across its global network

Swissport awarded several ISAGO certificates for different stations across its global network   Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) is the premier annual ground handling industry conference in the world. ​At this year’s edition, Swissport was handed over several ISAGO certificates for different stations across Swissport’s global… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways congratulates Germany on FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 win

Qatar Airways congratulates Germany on FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 win   National Airline of the State of Qatar Shares Fans’ Excitement and Friendly Spirit of Competition at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Finale DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, congratulates Germany on winning… Read the full press release

Hainan Airlines named one of the top ten airlines by SKYTRAX

Leading Global Airline and Seven-Time Recipient of SKYTRAX Five-Star Airline Award Recognized for Excellence in International Standards of Customer Service and Operations Paris, France, 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hainan Airlines, a leading global airline and a subsidiary of HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics and financial services,today announced… Read the full press release

Spoutwells Farm Self-Catering Holiday Cottages and Cairnryan B&B earned 4-Star Quality Assurance (QA) from VisitScotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — THE quality of accommodation on offer to visitors to the Stranraer area received a major boost recently when two local providers each received 4-star awards from the national tourism organisation. Spoutwells Farm Self-Catering Holiday Cottages recently received a 4-Star Quality Assurance (QA) from VisitScotland. Its newly renovated… Read the full press release

Jeremy Jacobs, Bruins Owner and Chairman of Delaware North to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Jeremy Jacobs, Bruins Owner and Chairman of Delaware North to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017   BOSTON, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hockey Hall of Fame announced today, June 26, that it will induct Bruins Owner and Chairman of Delaware North Jeremy Jacobs into the Hockey Hall of Fame… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels awards Comfort Inn & Suites in Branson, Mo. the Hotel of the Year Award

Choice Hotels awards Comfort Inn & Suites in Branson, Mo. the Hotel of the Year Award   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, awarded the Comfort Inn & Suites in Branson, Mo., the prestigious Hotel of the Year Award. Chris… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017, Saturday 8th July in the Maldives

LONDON, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Excitement is building for this year’s World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 as the travel industry’s leading awards programme makes its final preparations for the prestigious event, which is taking place on Saturday 8th July in the Maldives. The five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef will welcome hospitality leaders… Read the full press release

Paris Air Show: Lufthansa voted the “Best Airline in Europe”

18 million surveyed passengers choose Lufthansa as Europe’s best airline Airlines of the Lufthansa Group win a total of four Skytrax World Airline Awards Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa has been voted the “Best Airline in Europe”. The award was given at the Paris Air Show on 20 June 2017 in Le… Read the full press release

Lufthansa’s Innovation Hub in Berlin voted the best Innovation Lab in Germany

Study of the business magazine Capital evaluates 34 innovation labs Lufthansa the digitalization forerunner with the Innovation Hub in Berlin Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Innovation Hub of Lufthansa in Berlin has been voted the best Innovation Lab in Germany. The prize was awarded on 21 June at a formal event… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels awards the MainStay Suites in Sidney, Montana the Hotel of the Year Award

Choice Hotels awards the MainStay Suites in Sidney, Montana the Hotel of the Year Award   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, awarded the MainStay Suites in Sidney, Mont., the prestigious Hotel of the Year Award. The hotel is owned… Read the full press release

Louisville Regional Airport Authority Executive Director Charles T. “Skip” Miller, A.A.E. earns AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles T. “Skip” Miller, A.A.E., Executive Director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, will receive the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Skip is an invaluable… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport wins two top awards at the inaugural UK Cheapflights.com Awards

United Kingdom, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has won two top awards at the inaugural UK Cheapflights.com Awards, recognising the airport’s thriving short-haul network and extensive food and drink offering. The airport picked up ‘Favourite Airport for Short-haul Flights’ as well as ‘Favourite UK Airport for Food & Drink’, as voted for… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport wins three awards at the annual Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awards

United Kingdom, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has won three awards for the first time at the annual Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awards ceremony, recognising the airport’s commitment to environment, health and safety (EHS) initiatives. For the first time, the airport’s construction team was recognised with a ‘Highly… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® named Domestic Carrier of the Year for the eighth consecutive year by Airforwarders Association

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is once again flying sky-high after recently winning one of the air cargo industry’s top awards. For the eighth consecutive year, the Airforwarders Association named Southwest Airlines® Domestic Carrier of the Year. Southwest Airlines Cargo has been the recipient since the award’s inception…. Read the full press release

Meadhon Guest House awarded a Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland

Meadhon Guest House awarded a Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A 17th-century guest house with links to Bonnie Prince Charlie and Robert Burns has been awarded a Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from VisitScotland. Meadhon Guest House in Jedburgh, the oldest house… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport again the fastest growing airport in the UK

Doncaster Sheffield Airport again the fastest growing airport in the UK   Doncaster, England, 2017-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport is celebrating regaining its title of the fastest growing airport, with over 1m passengers, in the country. The latest Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures show that airport has seen a 43.1 percent… Read the full press release

Aberdeen Airport recognised at the Big Chip Awards 2017 and at the Scottish Transport Awards

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen Airport are delighted to announce that they were the recipient of two awards last week: the first, recognising their digital developments, and, the second, for their transport links with Stagecoach. The airport were announced as the winner of the ‘Best B2C Business Project’ Award at the… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates new passenger record and achievements of four years of operations at Tuzla Airport

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s leading airline, celebrated today a new passenger record along with remarkable achievements of four years of operations at Tuzla Airport. WIZZ’s lucky 1 millionth passenger was travelling from Mulhouse to Tuzla and was… Read the full press release

DMAI announces 10 industry leaders to be inducted into the 2017 Hall of Fame

10 travel industry leaders to be inducted into the DMAI Hall of Fame during the Annual Convention in July Washington DC, 2017-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME and President and CEO of Newport Beach & Company and President and CEO Don Welsh today announced the… Read the full press release

Strathallan House attains Gold status from VisitScotland

Strathallan House attains Gold status from VisitScotland   EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A family-run, historic Highland house has attained a coveted ‘Gold’ award to add to their four stars from the national tourism organisation. Strathallan House was already a 4-Star Guest House but has now been awarded the added ‘Gold’ status… Read the full press release

Balfour House Apartment earns four-star accommodation from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme

Balfour House Apartment earns four-star accommodation from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme   EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A former University of Edinburgh building has graduated from a student hostel to luxury four-star accommodation. Balfour House Apartment, a self-catering property in Newington, was given the accolade in VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme…. Read the full press release

Glasgow Airport’s Scotland & Sea Food Court wins Taste Our Best award

Glasgow Airport’s Scotland & Sea Food Court wins Taste Our Best award   EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2017-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ —Glasgow Airport has become the first airport in Scotland to boast a coveted food and drink standards award – its Scotland & Sea Food Court has won a Taste Our Best award. The Quality Assurance… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded the Right Place to Work accolade

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded the Right Place to Work accolade   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded the Right Place to Work accolade at the 2017 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards. The award was presented at a gala dinner in Titanic Belfast… Read the full press release

Nominations are Now Open for HSMAI’s Inaugural Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Awards

McLean, VA, 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), which is celebrating 90 years of fueling sales, has established the HSMAI Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Awards. Honorees will exemplify strong sales performance producing measurable results. “Recognizing deserving individuals with the HSMAI Hotel Sales Professional of the… Read the full press release

National Air Transportation Association’s Distinguished Public Service Award Given to LAWA Attorney

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Eduardo “Eddie” A. Angeles has been recognized with a National Air Transportation Association’s (NATA) “Distinguished Public Service” award for his commitment to advancing a “Safety First” culture in aviation.  Angeles, a Senior Assistant City Attorney for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Legal Division, received the award yesterday… Read the full press release

OAG Names Aeroflot as One of the World’s 20 Largest Airlines by Passenger Capacity

Moscow, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named as one of the world’s 20 largest airlines in terms of passenger capacity by OAG, a leading global provider of digital flight information. This represents a strategic breakthrough for Aeroflot, which is targeting a position among the global elite by improving its key indicators,… Read the full press release

Business Traveller’s High Taste Awards Names Aeroflot’s On-Board Meals as Best in Russia and CIS

Moscow, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has won the Best On-Board Meals in Russia and CIS and Best Special Meals nominations at Business Traveller’s prestigious High Taste Awards. The awards were presented in Russia for the first time at a ceremony on June 7 at Moscow’s Radisson Royal hotel. Category winners were determined… Read the full press release