Wizz Air recognized as the best low-cost airline and passengers’ most preferred choice in Bulgaria

WIZZ AIR WON TWO SKY AWARDS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN BULGARIA IN 2018 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Bulgaria’s leading carrier and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, was recognized as the best low-cost airline in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious awards were won… Read the full press release

Swissport Cargo Services Montreal earns CEIV certification for pharmaceutical logistics from IATA

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG is adding Montreal to its network of CEIV Pharma certified cargo warehouses. The global leader of airport ground services and cargo handling for the aviation industry has received the certification as the first air cargo handler in Canada. The International Air Transport Association (IATA)… Read the full press release

Oman Air and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad recognized at the 2018 World Travel Awards

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded World’s Leading Airline Economy Class at the 2018 World Travel Awards and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad has been named “World’s Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2018”. The World Travel Awards 2018 were presented recently at… Read the full press release

JAL certified to be the most punctual airline in the world according to FlightGlobal

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) was awarded the Most Consistent Winner, an award given to the airline with the best on-time performance in domestic and international flights in the past five years (January 2013 to December 2017) by FlightGlobal, at a forum held in Atlanta, Georgia US. FlightGlobal compiled flight operation… Read the full press release

Thailand wins the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific award at the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Thailand has been declared the Best Destination in the Asia-Pacific by the Irish Travel Trade News Awards 2018. The 27th Irish Travel Trade Awards were presented on 23 November, 2018, in seven categories: Airlines, Destinations, Sea Transport, Land Transport, Travel Agency Services, Tour Operators, and All Companies. Thailand won… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 battery electric multiple unit awarded with the Berlin Brandenburg innovation award

Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise: Jury applauds Bombardier’s new battery-powered train as a pioneering contribution to clean rail mobility Berlin, Germany, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ —The BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 battery electric multiple unit was awarded the renowned Berlin Brandenburg innovation award on November 30, 2018. The train operates emission-free, thereby making a significant contribution towards environmentally-friendly mobility. It… Read the full press release

Emirates Palace again recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018 at the World Travel Awards

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Palace has once again been recognized as the World’s Leading Conference Hotel 2018 and the World’s Leading Luxury Beach Resort 2018. The awards highlight the growing importance of both event and leisure tourism in the region. Recognized as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’,… Read the full press release

Burj Al Arab recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at The ULTRAs

World’s most luxurious hotel awarded at annual awards ceremony held in Dubai on 21st November Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the world’s most iconic and luxurious hotels in the world – Burj Al Arab – was double recognized as the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East at… Read the full press release

Expedia Partner Solutions named as Travolution’s ‘Best Trade Supplier’ for 2018

Bellevue, Washington, USA, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) is celebrating being named as Travolution’s ‘Best Trade Supplier’ for 2018. EPS fought off fierce competition from Hotelbeds and Royal Caribbean to win the award, in recognition of its Hotels.com For Partners and EPS Rapid solutions. The Travolution Awards highlight innovation in digital travel… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded new cargo handling contract for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 2019. The new contract will see WFS handle around 30,000 tonnes per annum, serving the airline’s combined trucked and flown products. WFS already handles over 220,000 tonnes per annum for… Read the full press release

Heathrow hosts Guinness World Records® official attempt for heaviest aircraft to be pulled over 100 metres by a wheelchair team

Airport hosts official attempt for heaviest aircraft to be pulled over 100 metres by a wheelchair team Money raised in support of charity to help people with disabilities to learn to fly Heathrow celebrates new training and wheelchair repatriation processes to help improve passenger journeys LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday evening,… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines the only Russian airline to receive GREEN status from IATA Fast Travel Program

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is the first airline in Russia to receive a certificate confirming its GREEN status in the Fast Travel Program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The program is aimed at simplifying airport procedures for passengers. IATA appreciated S7 Airlines’s efforts to improve passenger self-service options that ensure a faster and more convenient flight… Read the full press release

Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva honoured with “Best City Foreign Hotel” Award at the Prime Traveller Awards 2018

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of the ceremony of the Prime Traveller Awards 2018, which took place on November 22 in Moscow, Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva was honoured to receive the prestigious “Best City Foreign Hotel” Award. The participants in 12 nominations (11 Hotels and 1 Airline) were published in the… Read the full press release

Scott Ashworth, PGA Director of Golf at Four Seasons Resort Lanai named 2018 Golf Professional of the Year

Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Scott Ashworth, PGA Director of Golf at the Manele Golf Course, has been named 2018 Golf Professional of the Year for the second time in his career by the PGA of America Aloha Section. Recognised as one of the most distinguished golf professionals in Hawaii, with more… Read the full press release

Oakwood wins the Global Network Silver Supplier Innovation Award at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference, held October 15-16, 2018 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and… Read the full press release

Oakwood wins the Global Network Commitment to Excellence Gold Award at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments, was honored for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2018 Global Network Conference, held October 15-16, 2018 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and… Read the full press release

S7 Priority voted best Loyalty Program

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is the recipient of the Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards awards. The readers voted for S7 Priority as the best loyalty program. “We are grateful to the readers of the Business Traveller magazine. It it especially rewarding to be appreciated by the passengers who make regular business trips. We are constantly improving S7 Priority and offering… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo wins the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards

Carrier wins awards in the UK and Portugal Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In a resounding validation of excellent air cargo services it offers to customers, Emirates SkyCargo won the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards ceremony organised by Lloyd’s Loading List, a renowned freight publication. The… Read the full press release

Vietjet wins “Asia’s Best Flight Attendant Wardrobe” at NOW Travel Asia Awards

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Vietjet was honored with the ” Asia’s Best Flight Attendant Wardrobe” at the Gala Ceremony hosted by NOW Travel Asia Awards – NOW Travel Asia Magazine, in Chengdu, China. The result was announced based on actual votes by readers’ and the judges. Vietjet uniforms were designed… Read the full press release

Vietjet named “Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline for 2019” by AirlineRatings

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — New-age airline Vietjet continues to be named “Best Ultra Low-Cost Airline for 2019” by AirlineRatings, the world’s only safety and product rating website. This is the second consecutive year that Vietjet has been honored at AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards, which recognize the world’s best airlines annually…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay’s Chef Yusuke Aoki named World Champion of the Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition

Winning dessert added to Resort menu; Yusuke to launch homemade organic Bali chocolate Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — After a gruelling five-hour public cook-off in New York City, Executive Pastry Chef Yusuke Aoki of Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay has been crowned World Champion of the Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition (C3). Representing Asia,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts names internationally-renowned fitness expert Harley Pasternak as Global Fitness Advisor

Renowned fitness expert to design fitness facilities and create new programming at Four Seasons around the world Toronto, Canada, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has appointed internationally-renowned fitness expert Harley Pasternak to the role of Global Fitness Advisor. Harley Pasternak is a world-renowned fitness and nutrition… Read the full press release

AAAE recognizes Salt Lake City International Airport’s Al Stuart, A.A.E. with Distinguished Service Award

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Stuart, A.A.E., Superintendent of Operations at Salt Lake City International Airport, 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. “Al is an outstanding colleague… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation wins Best MRO Provider award at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation (IOA) 2018 awards

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it won the Best MRO Provider award at the AsBAA Icons of Aviation (IOA) 2018 awards event held in Hong Kong on November 10, 2018.  The annual IOA Awards commend the industry’s best in the region in appreciation of their vital support. This… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association inducts Travel Oregon’s Todd Davidson and Atlanta CVB’s Spurgeon Richardson into its Hall of Leaders

WASHINGTON, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Todd Davidson, president and CEO of Travel Oregon, and Spurgeon Richardson, the former longtime president of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association’s Hall of Leaders Tuesday night. Induction into the Hall of Leaders is the highest honor bestowed by U.S. Travel and one of… Read the full press release

Aeroflot wins “Transport Industry IT-project of the year” Award at the CNews AWARDS 2018

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received a prestigious award at the CNews AWARDS 2018.  The “Transport Industry IT-project of the year” Award was given to Aeroflot for the successful implementation of the new air service distribution standard NDC developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The NDC (New Distribution Capability)… Read the full press release

Travelzoo named Best Travel Deal Provider in Germany for the second consecutive year by ServiceValue GmbH

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has been named Best Travel Deal Provider in Germany for the second consecutive year by ServiceValue GmbH, Germany’s largest analysis and consulting company in service quality and customer-relationship management. The award is based on the results of Germany’s most comprehensive service-ranking consumer survey:… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Paris’ Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager Philippe Leboeuf named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World

Hong Kong, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Philippe Leboeuf, Area Vice President of Operations and General Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, has been named 2018 Best Independent Hotelier of the World. Leboeuf will be presented with his award at the 38th annual Hotelier of the World Awards at Lotte New York Palace, New York, on 12… Read the full press release

Glasgow’s much-loved venue, Kelvin Hall earns five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Glasgow’s iconic Kelvin Hall has been awarded a five-star rating from Scotland’s national tourism organisation. The much-loved venue, which is currently undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment, received VisitScotland’s top Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme accolade in recognition of its exceptional customer service and high-quality facilities. The project to renovate Kelvin… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts named the number one “Most Excellent” large hotel chain in the world by TripAdvisor

Newport Beach, California, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has earned the prestigious distinction of being named the number one “Most Excellent” large hotel chain in the world by TripAdvisor. For its first-ever “Most Excellent” awards, TripAdvisor selected the winners based on which brands have… Read the full press release