Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts wins top award in the 2019 Digital Marketing Monitor Rankings

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts achieves first place in the “Hotel” category of the Digital Marketing Monitor Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts has just picked up a top award in the 2019 Digital Marketing Monitor Rankings. Steigenberger, a Deutsche Hospitality brand, scored 93.3 percent of the maximum available… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its first-ever list of the 50 Best Restaurants for a Date in America for 2019

Honorees Span 21 States and Washington, D.C.; Illinois, Nevada and Texas Holds the Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — As temperatures drop, relationships tend to heat up. With fall in full leafy swing, that can only mean one thing: cuffing season is upon us. OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities award roundtrip air travel to 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program recipients

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 187 students complimentary roundtrip air travel as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The 2019 recipients are from 120 different schools across the country ranging from freshman to graduate students. Each… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index list for the third consecutive year

ANA HD also named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index list for the fourth year in a row. •It was praised for its efforts in areas such as climate strategy, risk and crisis management, human rights and passenger information security. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA… Read the full press release

Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards recognised Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco as the #1 Hotel in San Francisco

San Francisco, U.S.A., 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (October 7, 2019) announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco recognised as the #1 Hotel in San Francisco. “We greatly value our relationship with our guests, and we take pride in providing excellent service and best accommodations for travellers…. Read the full press release

Agoda.com survey: Britons takes the top spot for the highest number of international countries visited

US ranks 4th out of 11 countries for people who have never been abroad with 29% never having left the States SINGAPORE, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Britons lead the way for globetrotting, taking the top spot for the highest number of international countries visited according to the “Well Traveled Survey” commissioned by Agoda.com, one… Read the full press release

CDA: O’Hare International Airport named the most-connected airport in the U.S. for the fourth consecutive year

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (09/23/2019) announced that O’Hare International Airport (ORD) has once again been named the most-connected airport in the United States for 2019 – the fourth consecutive year it’s earned the distinction. O’Hare was also named the third… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport receives best airline marketing award at the World Route Development Forum

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport received the award for best airline marketing at the World Route Development Forum, the most prestigious event of the aviation industry globally, currently underway in Adelaide, Australia. With this result, the Hungarian airport came out ahead of gateways such as Amsterdam, Istanbul, Hong Kong, or Changi… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport achieves highest ‘Level 3+’ Airport Carbon Accreditation

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport (SAN) is now North America’s second-ever carbon neutral airport.  SAN, joined only by Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the U.S., reached carbon neutral accreditation from the global agency that establishes carbon standards for airports worldwide. SAN is certified at “Level 3+,”… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office presented at PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Kazakhstan

“Experience Macao Food Truck” won Grand Award in Marketing Macao, China, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) enhanced Macao’s destination profile at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 2019 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from 18 to 20 September. One of the event highlights, the 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore’s fine dining Cantonese restaurant, Jiang-Nan Chun, receives one-star Michelin rating for the second consecutive year

Singapore, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Jiang-Nan Chun, the fine dining Cantonese restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, received the coveted one-star rating for the second consecutive year in the Michelin Guide Singapore 2019. “We are exceptionally thrilled that Jiang-Nan Chun has once again been awarded the one-star Michelin rating by the acclaimed Michelin Guide. This award underscores… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland retired Executive Director Chris Lytle presented with The Containerization and Intermodal Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Award for 53-year career that included top job at two of biggest U.S. ports Long Beach, Calif., 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Port of Oakland retired Executive Director Chris Lytle received one of the shipping industry’s top honors here this week.  The Containerization and Intermodal Institute presented him its Lifetime Achievement Award for a… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality announces its 2019 franchise award winners

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the United States and Canada, today (Sept. 17, 2019) announced its 2019 franchise award winners. At the 2019 Motel 6 Brand Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, G6 Hospitality executives honored 16 franchisees and partners whose contributions have… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport voted UK and the North’s best airport for the third time in the Which? Magazine survey

Doncaster, England, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — ‘For the third year in a row this low-cost carrier hub takes the best airport crown’ is the opening line for Doncaster Sheffield Airport’s (DSA) entry in the 2019 ‘Best and Worst UK Airports’ report carried out by Which? Magazine. Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is celebrating topping the… Read the full press release

Lerici, Liguria. Un “viaggio-esperienza”

Rome, Italy, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Tra lustro e fascino si colloca LERICI, qui l’amore, il senso di libertà e i sogni non hanno confini. Lerici è in grado di regalare sublimi emozioni ai visitatori, spettacoli incantevoli e numerosi momenti magici. Uno spettacolo naturale dalla foce della Magra all’isola del Tino, dalle scogliere… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg’s Chef Daniel Payne selected for the next stage in the San Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year award

Daniel Payne, Head Chef of View Restaurant, has his eyes on the prize – the San Pellegrino Young Chef award 2019-2020 Johannesburg, South Africa, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Set in the iconic hilltop village of Westcliff, Chef Daniel Payne has made his culinary home at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg. Having joined the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport makes it to the final three for the ‘Airport of the Year’ title

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport is one of three remaining airports competing for the title of ‘Airport of the Year’ at a prestigious aviation convention. After receiving 73% of a first-round public vote, Belfast City Airport has progressed to the final stage of the 2019 AIR Convention… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport rated the best UK airport and in the top ten European airports in global airport passenger survey

Doncaster, England, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport has been rated the best UK airport and in the top ten European airports in a leading global airport passenger service and benchmarking survey for the last year. The Airport Council International’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) measures passenger satisfaction and rates all aspects of the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Taste and Tour for winning the ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ title

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste and Tour has won the title of ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ following a competition launched by George Best Belfast City Airport in partnership with Tourism NI. The Belfast based company, which hosts food and drink tours and experiences, will now receive £30,000 of free… Read the full press release

Vietjet Thailand named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietjet Thailand has been named Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019. The award ceremony has just been held in Singapore. This award was nominated by Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress & Stars of the Industry Group to honor Asian businesses’ effort and achievements in human resources… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award

Destination DC and New Mexico Tourism Department honored as first recipients AUSTIN, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced winners of the first-ever Brand USA Video Storytelling Award during the ESTO Destination Day Lunch. Brand USA President and CEO Christopher L. Thompson presented the… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo presented with ‘Best Customer Airline 2018’ award for transporting the largest volume of air cargo from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Dubai/ Kuala Lumpur, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was presented… Read the full press release

The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre earns Five Star Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney gin company which opened its premises to visitors just over a year ago is celebrating after having achieved its Five Star Quality Assurance award at its first grading visit. The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre, situated on Kirkwall’s harbour front, is the home of Kirkjuvagr Orcadian… Read the full press release

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognise the achievements of 27 separate organisations and individuals. The 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Award… Read the full press release

Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines according to OAG

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines, according to the leading global provider of travel data and insight OAG. Acc. to the monthly OAG On-Time Performance Report, in July 2019, Aeroflot operated 86.7% of flights on schedule. The Russian carrier has showed top… Read the full press release

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains AA Credit Rating for the 14th Consecutive Year

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains one of the world’s highest airport credit ratings Richmond, B.C., 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has confirmed its AA long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt rating for Vancouver Airport Authority—for the 14th year in a row. The AA rating re-affirms YVR’s position as one of… Read the full press release

The Grant Arms Hotel achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel in which Queen Victoria once stayed has achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from the national tourism organisation. The Grant Arms Hotel, in Grantown-on-Spey, which specialises in bird watching and wildlife holidays, was given the accolade by VisitScotland. Built in 1765, during… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges again honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20

Choice Hotels’ Award-Winning Loyalty Program Also Debuts New Elite Benefits ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20. Each year, the publication evaluates hotel loyalty programs… Read the full press release

Ryanair survey: Sunny Spain Tops The Polls As Number 1 Summer Destination

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (23 July) announced the results of its Summer Trends travel survey which revealed: The most popular summer destinations for Ryanair customers are Mallorca, Alicante, and Malaga; Families, however, are bucking the trend for summer breaks, with Cyprus, Tel Aviv, and Lanzarote as… Read the full press release

The Old Manse of Blair earns five stars from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance Scheme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A country house in the heart of Highland Perthshire received a special visit from a VisitScotland Coo Van as it became Perthshire’s first Five Star Restaurant with Rooms. The Old Manse of Blair, just outside the village of Blair Atholl, received five stars from the national tourism organisation’s… Read the full press release