Preferred Hotels & Resorts announces the winners of its first-ever I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries – today (March 18, 2019) unveiled the winners of its first-ever I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards. These new awards celebrate hotels worldwide that are best-of-the-best… Read the full press release

dnata’s facility in Dallas certified by IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma)

Dallas, Texas, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been certified by IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) for its pharma handling processes at its new, state-of-the-art cargo facility in Dallas. The prestigious accreditation demonstrates dnata’s capability to move pharma products under the strictest standards. dnata opened… Read the full press release

VisitEngland launches a new Awards for Excellence format

  VisitEngland has launched a new Awards for Excellence format to reflect innovations across England’s tourism industry as it marks 30 years of the Awards. LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The national tourism agency announced the new format during the Awards 30th celebrations held at London’s Banqueting House on Whitehall. The annual VisitEngland… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport recognised as a Partner Airport of IATA’s Center of Excellence for Perishable Logistics (IATA CEIV Fresh)

Pioneering High Standards for Handling Perishable Cargo HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has been recognised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a Partner Airport of IATA’s Center of Excellence for Perishable Logistics (IATA CEIV Fresh), the first airport community in the world to receive… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Services Limited becomes one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification

Cathay Pacific Services Limited recognised for perishables handling; world’s first to receive IATA CEIV Fresh certification Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific congratulates Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, on becoming one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification, a globally-recognised perishable product handling accreditation…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston celebrates 20 consecutive years as a Five Star hotel by Forbes Travel Guide

Celebrating platinum anniversary of earning this prestigious award Boston, U.S.A., 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — With the unveiling of the 2019 Forbes Travel Guide’s annual Star Rating list, Four Seasons Hotel Boston celebrates 20 consecutive years as a Five Star hotel, the gold standard in the hospitality industry. As New England’s most quintessential luxury hotel, Four Seasons… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo received its Domestic Airline of the Year award for the 10th consecutive year

Carrier’s Award-Winning Cargo Team lands prestigious honor for 10th consecutive year DALLAS, TX, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is celebrating success by bringing home one of the industry’s top air cargo awards. The Airforwarders Association recently honored Southwest Cargo with its Domestic Airline of the Year award for the 10th… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson named Best Large Airport in North America by Airports Council International

TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As Canada’s largest airport gears up to welcome a peak of 144,000 passengers in one day for March Break, one of the busiest travel seasons of the year, Toronto Pearson welcomes the announcement from Airports Council International (ACI) that it has been named Best Large Airport in North America serving… Read the full press release

ACI World announces the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards

Time-tested and first-time winners recognized from every region across the globe Results based on ACI World’s globally-established Airport Service Quality programme Montreal, Canada, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (March 6, 2019) revealed the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards which recognize those airports around the world that deliver… Read the full press release

Hilton SEA F&B Masters 2018/2019 winners announced

Finals culminated in Kota Kinabalu, unveiling top food and beverage talent from Hilton hotels in the region KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton has announced the winners of the fifth annual South East Asia (SEA) F&B Masters following the competition’s grand finale in Hilton Kota Kinabalu on 28 and 29 January 2019. Over the last… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport among winners of the 2018 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards

Zurich Airport is among the winners of the 2018 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards in the category 25-40 million passengers in Europe. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The ASQ Awards are presented annually by Airports Council International (ACI) World, the international umbrella organisation for airport operators. This year Zurich Airport, together with Dublin… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts announce the winners of its 2019 Preferred Awards of Excellence and GIFTTS Pineapple Award initiatives

Recipients Honored at the 2019 Preferred Global Conference in Monte Carlo NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Preferred Awards of Excellence and GIFTTS Pineapple Award initiatives. With the luxury hospitality company entering its… Read the full press release

dnata Travel named “Favourite Travel Agent” at the annual Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata Travel has been named “Favourite Travel Agent” at the annual Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards were presented at a gala dinner in Dubai, in front of the region’s leading travel and hospitality operators. “We are proud to be voted the most preferred travel agent by… Read the full press release

Viking honored with 11 First Place awards in the 9th Annual Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Viking’s Ships Take 11 Categories, Including New Category “Best for River Cruises” in 9th Annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards Los Angeles, California, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dominating awards season once again, Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 6, 2019) received a new set of accolades from the popular online cruise resource, Cruise Critic®, including 11 First Place… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards recognized for ‘Excellence in Management’ at the Loyalty Awards 2019

Recognition for the programme’s industry-first dynamic upgrade rewards and Cash+Miles offers Close to 1.5 billion miles redeemed by members Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second consecutive year, Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, was presented with the accolade for ‘Excellence in Management’ at the Loyalty Awards 2019… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva announces Il Lago Restaurant’s recently-confirmed Michelin star

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Il Lago Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva has just had its star confirmed by the Michelin Guide. “Il Lago’s recently-confirmed Michelin star delights us all the more because it rewards the work and know-how that our team brings to bear on a daily basis and without which we… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport announces deadline for entries in search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Attractions and experiences have until Friday 1st March to enter the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – a competition which will offer the winner a prize of £30,000 free marketing support and brand visibility at George Best Belfast City Airport. Launched by the airport… Read the full press release

The International Air Transport Association launches the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards to recognize and encourage industry excellence. Three categories of leadership in gender diversity and inclusion will be awarded: Inspirational Role Model Award: Will be presented to a female (30+) who holds a senior position… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times

The cargo carrier was also runner-up for ‘Global Air Cargo Brand of the Year’ and ‘International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa’ DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times. The… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport outstanding young heroes at Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — County Clare’s bravest and most outstanding young, unsung heroes have been honoured at the fourth annual Shannon Airport sponsored Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards in Ennis. The roll of honour included two Special Achievement, two Individual, one Community Safety and two Youth Group awards, which went to teenagers… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake recognised as a Five-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide

Hotel earns prestigious award as its spa and signature restaurant are also recognised, continuing iits legacy into the fourth year Hangzhou at West Lake, China, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide has recognised Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake as a Five-Star Hotel, defined as “outstanding, often iconic properties with virtually flawless service and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Nevis the only property on the island to be named a Forbes Travel Guide Star Award Winner, for the third consecutive year

Four Seasons is the only resort on the island of Nevis to receive a Forbes Star rating Nevis, West Indies, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Celebrating more than 28 years of excellence and prestige within the Caribbean, Four Seasons Resort Nevis continues to shine bright among the world’s leading luxury resorts as the only property on… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler rated a Five Star hotel by Forbes Travel Guide for the fourth consecutive year

Whistler, Canada, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler has taken home the Five Star Award for the fourth consecutive year at this year’s Forbes Travel Guide 2019 Awards. The Resort is the only resort in Whistler to be given the elite status of a Five-Star property. Each year the property seeks opportunities to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca Concierge Supervisor Caroline Breyer earns golden keys from Les Clefs D’Or

Casablanca, Morocco, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca announces that Concierge Supervisor Caroline Breyer has received her golden keys from Les Clefs D’Or, the only international association of professional hotel concierges. Caroline began her hospitality career in 2009 having worked as a receptionist at various 4 and 5 star Hotels in countries such as Luxembourg… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris given a Five Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide for the fourth consecutive year

Paris, France, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide has awarded Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris a Five Star rating, its highest honour, for the fourth consecutive year. Forbes Travel Guide highlights: “The palace hotel has become an institution in Paris, not only for its architecture and style, but also for its role in setting the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel New York awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide

New York, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel New York has been awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide. Globally, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has a record number of awards for the fourth year running. Four Seasons Hotel New York has earned this prestigious honour consecutively since 1994. Located in the epicentre… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole awarded with Five Stars by Forbes Travel Guide

The Spa at Four Seasons also recognised Jackson Hole, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide as rated Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole with Five Stars and its Spa with Four Stars for the 11th year in a row. “This award truly speaks to the service our employees provide. I am so incredibly proud… Read the full press release

Rosewood Sand Hill named Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel

Rosewood Sand Hill Earns Prestigious Award; All Ratings Showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide today (February 20, 2018) unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Rosewood Sand Hill as a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. In addition, Sense®, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Sand Hill and… Read the full press release

Newton Steading, a luxurious self-catering accommodation in Angus secures a five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — An early 19th century barn, which has been renovated to luxurious self-catering accommodation, is celebrating after achieving a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland. Newton Steading, situated near Lintrathen in Angus, has secured a five-star rating from the national tourism organisation. The grading highlights businesses who offer exceptional… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa recognized as a Five Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide for the seventh year in a row

Sunny Isles Beach, FL, 2019-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Acqualina Resort & Spa cements itself as the quintessential luxury travel destination in Florida by garnering several coveted back-to-back travel awards. Today (February 20, 2019), Forbes Travel Guide officially announced that Acqualina has been recognized as a Five Star Hotel, making it the seventh year in a row the property… Read the full press release