EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Taiwan-based EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020, based on analyses by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC). The latest ranking and assessments were released in the February 2020 edition of Germany’s “AERO International Magazine” on January 14. This honor followed… Read the full press release

Hilton Hotels & Resorts tops Brand Finance Global 500 2020 ranking

McLean, Virginia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — At Davos, Brand Finance released its annual Global 500 Report with Hilton Hotels & Resorts recognized as the top brand among today’s hoteliers, as well as one of the fastest-growing brands in the overall ranking. The report credited the ranking to the brand’s success in “marrying experience with a clear vision… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) today (Jan 21, 2020) was named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies®. Southwest ranks No. 11, and has been featured on the list since 2009. “We are an admired Company because of our People’s passion and love for our Customers shows… Read the full press release

Renee Robison and Wayne Woods to be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center, and Wayne Woods, co-founder of CJRW, will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during a noon luncheon Monday, March 2, at the 46th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference will be held… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation receives IS-BAH Stage 1 Registration for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that it has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 Registration from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands. It intends to achieve IS-BAH Stage 2 Registration for both FBOs by… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority announced named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2020

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The St. John’s International Airport Authority announced today ( January 09, 2020) that it was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2020. “We’re tremendously proud to be recognized as a top employer in the region,” says Peter Avery, CEO of St. John’s International Airport… Read the full press release

Fraport received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport for the eleventh consecutive year

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport AG has been systematically implementing stringent climate targets since 2008, when the airport operator first defined these goals. For the eleventh consecutive year, Fraport has now received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport (FRA) under the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program. Launched by the Airport… Read the full press release

South African Airways among the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways has been named as one of the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance (OTP) by travel data and analytics company, Cirium. SAA was ranked fourth in the category for Middle East and Africa mainline carriers, ahead of some of its major competitors, making SAA the… Read the full press release

Aeroflot named the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019 according to Cirium

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot was the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019, according the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review by Cirium, the leading travel data and analytics provider. According to the review, 86.7% of the Russian flag carrier’s flights operated on-time in 2019. As well as topping the global category,… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport named world’s most punctual airport by Cirium

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel data and analytics expert Cirium has named Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) the world’s most punctual airport in the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review. SVO operated the most on-schedule departing flights, with 95 percent being on time. SVO was number one in both the category for Global Airports,… Read the full press release

Little Rock named “America’s Next Hottest Foodie Destination 2020”

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Little Rock has been named “America’s Next Hottest Foodie Destination 2020” by the Foodie Flashpacker blog. Little Rock won 39% of public votes, beating out 32 other cities from around the country including Walla Walla, WA, Albuquerque, NM, Dallas, TX and Minneapolis, MN. About Foodie Flashpacker Foodie… Read the full press release

British Airways and Iberia earned IATA NDC Certification NDC@Scale status

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Iberia have today (December 19, 2019) announced that both airlines have achieved the International Air Transport Association (IATA) NDC Certification NDC@Scale status. This is another significant step made by both airlines, demonstrating their commitment to, and continuous investment in, improving and enhancing NDC capabilities for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways confirms the renewal of its status under IATA’s Environmental Assessment programme

Qatar Airways continues to meet the industry standard for environmental management, while extending scope to be the most comprehensive in the industry. DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was proud to receive recognition of its continued commitment to environmental management at International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Board of Governors meeting last week…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines earns J.D. Power’s No.1 Ranking in customer satisfaction with airline travel websites

Southwest Airlines announces new digital benefits for Customers. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) earned J.D. Power’s No.1 Ranking for Southwest.com in customer satisfaction with airline travel websites. Over the last year, Southwest has made several successful digital enhancements to Southwest.com, and the mobile app to improve the Customer Experience,… Read the full press release

Allegiant Travel Company recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 Best Places to Work in 2020

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the company as one of the nation’s top 100 Best Places to Work in 2020. The award, in its 12th year, is based solely on the input of employees who elect to provide feedback on… Read the full press release

Emirates cabin crew named World’s Leading Cabin Crew 2019 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony

Emirates also takes home title for World’s Leading Airline – Economy Class Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates cabin crew has been named World’s Leading Cabin Crew 2019 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony. The event marked the culmination of the WTA’s annual search for the finest travel and… Read the full press release

Swoop named Start-up Airline of the Year at the CAPA 2019 Aviation Awards for Excellence

Canada’s ultra-low-cost carrier takes a top prize at the 2019 CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit CALGARY, AB, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 5, 2019), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., was announced as the winner of the CAPA 2019 Aviation Awards for Excellence Start-up Airline of the Year. Steven Greenway, President,… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines named the Low Cost Airline of the Year at the CAPA World Aviation Summit

America’s Fastest-Growing Airline honored as global low cost leader in strategy, innovation and excellence in aviation MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is celebrating another major award, receiving global recognition as the Low Cost Airline of the Year at the CAPA (Centre for Aviation) World Aviation Summit. CAPA, part of the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal recognized with international media accolades

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal brings back the city to the forefront of the global luxury hotel conversation Architecture and design highlight Montreal’s first luxury hotel in decades Sensual and elegant interiors by Gilles & Boissier and Philip Hazan MARCUS Restaurant: modern spaces designed by Atelier Zébulon Perron for Chef Marcus Samuelsson Emblematic eight-floor art installation… Read the full press release

dnata recognized with ‘World’s Leading Air Travel Service Provider’ award at the World Travel Awards 2019

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata was presented with the prestigious award of ‘World’s Leading Air Travel Service Provider’ at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2019, which took place in Muscat, Oman. This prestigious accolade comes on the back of dnata receiving four earlier awards – Middle East’s Leading Corporate… Read the full press release

Viking celebrates new accolades from Cruise Critic®

Viking Takes Five Categories, Including Best Luxury Value for Money and Best Enrichment in 12th Annual Awards Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (December 4, 2019) celebrated new accolades from Cruise Critic®, the world’s largest online cruise resource. In the 2019 Editors’ Picks Awards, Cruise Critic honored Viking with five awards in… Read the full press release

FlyerBonus members can now redeem points for an award airport transfer to/from Trat Airport

Offering FlyerBonus members a chance to redeem points for airport transfers to/from Trat Airport Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — FlyerBonus, Bangkok Airways’ Frequent Flyer Programme, has recently formed a partnership with Krungthep Limousine, Trat’s leading Airport Transfer. FlyerBonus members can now redeem points for an award airport transfer from Trat Airport to various… Read the full press release

Wizz Air named the Best Low Cost Airline – Europe 2020 in the annual ranking of AirlineRatings

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s greenest airline and the leading low cost carrier of CEE has been named the Best Low Cost Airline – Europe 2020 in the annual ranking of AirlineRatings, the world’s only safety and product rating website. This rating is considered one of the most important and respected in… Read the full press release

Sunwing Airlines President Mark Williams honored with the ATAC Lifetime Honoree Award

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Last week, Sunwing Airlines President, Mark Williams, received the ATAC Lifetime Honoree Award at the annual Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow in Montreal. The prestigious award is bestowed by the Board of Directors of the Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) upon individuals who have made significant… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines congratulates Dr. Kazuo Inamori for receiving honorary KBE title from Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dr. Kazuo Inamori, a global entrepreneur and philanthropist, recently received the title of Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) from Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom. The honor, bestowed in Japan by His Excellency Paul Madden, Ambassador Extraordinary and… Read the full press release

Vietjet named “Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline for 2020” by AirlineRatings

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — New-age airline Vietjet continues to be named “Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline for 2020” by AirlineRatings, the world’s best one-stop airline safety and product rating review website. This is the third consecutive year that Vietjet has been honored at AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards, which recognize the… Read the full press release

Qatar Aircraft Catering Company is the first organisation in the world to achieve ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management System certification

QACC is one of the largest self-contained catering facilities in the world QACC currently prepares an average of 175,000 meals and 60 international cuisines per day in its state-of-the-art kitchen DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) is proud to announce it is the first organisation in the world… Read the full press release

Heathrow names SAS as the best airline at its latest Fly Quiet and Green league table

Heathrow reveals the airport’s latest Fly Quiet and Green league table showing airlines are swapping in newer jets and improving how they fly to decrease noise and emissions SAS named best airline based on their performance this quarter – assisted by the introduction of A320neos, better track-keeping and continuous descent approaches Oman Air improves score… Read the full press release

Greater Toronto Airports Authority President and CEO, Howard Eng, named CEO of The Year at 2019 Ontario Business Achievement Awards

Mr. Eng has been President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority since 2012 TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Howard Eng was named as 2019’s CEO of The Year, as chosen by the judging committee of the Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAA). The OBAAs have celebrated business in Ontario since 1983… Read the full press release

Silversea congratulates Steve McCurry for being inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame

Miami, FL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea collaborator and world-renowned photographer, Steve McCurry was inducted into the prestigious International Photography Hall of Fame on November 1, 2019. Presented at an awards ceremony in St. Louis, Missouri, the accolade is among the most momentous milestones reachable by a photographer and commends a lifetime of achievement… Read the full press release