Qatar Airways awarded Diamond Standard in the APEX Health Safety Powered by SimpliFlying COVID-19 audit

The airline has achieved the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) latest safety benchmark following assessment of the airline’s robust COVID-19 hygiene and safety standards DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it has achieved Diamond Standard in the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Health Safety Powered by… Read the full press release

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort announces new international award wins

Doha, Qatar, 2021-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Amid a year of shutdowns and strictly guided re-openings Anantara Chiang Mai Resort has emerged as Thailand’s top resort with a number of prestigious international award wins to add to its collection. The resort which blends contemporary design with traditional Thai hospitality and old-world charm, was named the winner… Read the full press release

GTA dnata earns IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Toronto

Toronto, Canada, 2020-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded GTA dnata the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, following the successful completion of a comprehensive audit of the company and its ground-handling operations at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). “We are proud to be awarded IATA’s prestigious… Read the full press release

JAL Ground Service the first company based at Narita and Haneda airport certified for IATA`s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO)

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Ground Service Co., Ltd. (JGS), known for providing ground handling operations at major airports in Japan, is commited to promoting safety and maintain high-quality operations to reduce any service related accidents and/or injuries. As part of this long-term commitment, JGS became the first company based at… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways wins FlightGlobal’s Decade of Airline Excellence Award

Award given to ANA for its top performance in the Asia-Pacific region over the past 10 years. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for eight consecutive years was presented with FlightGlobal’s prestigious Decade of Airline Excellence Award for the Asia-Pacific region. The award comes… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan earns 2020 Platinum Traveller Award for Quality Service Hotel of the Year in Greater China

Yinchuan, China, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Quality Service Hotel of the Year in Greater China by Platinum Traveller Award. The award is to showcase the outstanding performance of travel and tourism hotels in the year of 2020. Kempinski Hotel Yinchuan, the… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport wins BuildingSMART International 2020 Award

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport’s development of Building Information Models (BIM) – or digital replicas of buildings – to support the design and management of key infrastructure assets, has been celebrated with a prestigious international award. Auckland Airport was recently announced the winner of the Asset Owners category in… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport earns “Russia-2020 Transport Security” national award

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport received “Russia-2020 Transport Security” national award for the best implementation of requirements for air transport security at a ceremony held on November 12 in Moscow. The award is given jointly by the by the Transport Security Foundation and the Transport Security Association. “We thank… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality earns first Business Traveller Award

International hotel group wins its first Business Traveller Award Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Number one in Germany: Deutsche Hospitality has received its first Business Traveller Award after being named best hotel group in the country in a large-scale survey conducted by the specialist magazine Business Traveller. The 2020 Business… Read the full press release

Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson honored with the 2020 Out & Equal Ally Changemaker Award

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Arne Sorenson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, has been awarded the 2020 Out & Equal Ally Changemaker Award. According to Out & Equal, this award recognizes an LGBTQ Ally who has made a significant contribution to advancing workplace equality. As allies, they uplift the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi named the highest ranked Resort in Malaysia by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Award

Langkawi, Malaysia, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is named the highest ranked Resort in Malaysia by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Award, the most renowned international travel publication in the travel industry. “We’re delighted to be chosen as the #1 resort in Malaysia,” says David Macklin, General Manager at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, adding that the… Read the full press release

HMSHost recognized by Port of Seattle with the Aviation Environmental Excellence Award

BETHESDA, Md., 2020-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost is committed to making the world a better place by giving back to the local communities and innovating and investing in more sustainable practices through its Startsomewhere® program. Startsomewhere® is HMSHost’s all-encompassing sustainability program that proactively ensures sustainable practices are carried out as part… Read the full press release

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport construction and engineering team honored with a 2020 John L. Martin Partnered Project of the Year Award

International Partnering Institute Recognizes Airport and Contractors for Collaboration on Airfield Project BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 2020-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The construction and engineering team at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has been honored with a 2020 John L. Martin Partnered Project of the Year Award for work to reconstruct Taxiway B at BWI Marshall,… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport earned top honors at the J.D. Power 2020 North America Airport Satisfaction Study

IND takes top spot among medium airports, scores highest among all airports INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — They did it again. The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has earned the top spot from J.D. Power for customer satisfaction among medium-sized airports in North America for the second year running, and the third time… Read the full press release

Voting is now open for Visit Indiana’s 2020 Best of Indiana people’s choice campaign

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Voting is open for Visit Indiana’s 2020 Best of Indiana people’s choice campaign, which this year will coincide with The 20 IN 20. Voters can select their favorite Lakes, Donut Shops and Unique Sleeps around the state. There are 20 places to choose from in each category,… Read the full press release

dnata USA earns IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration

Orlando, USA, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s leading air services providers, has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security in the USA. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata USA the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, following the successful completion… Read the full press release

SITA secures ISO14001:2015 re-certification for six offices globally

This latest sustainability achievement supports SITA’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, has taken another step towards its ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 by securing ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems – EMS) re-certification for six SITA… Read the full press release

Covid-19 relief efforts: Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund supports five Wythenshawe organisations

Grants awarded as part of special round of funding to help communities through pandemic. Activity packs, cooking equipment and pedometers among items that will be bought using Airport cash. Donations follow volunteer support pledged by furloughed Manchester Airport staff, who have used their free time to help communities. Manchester, UK, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Grand Hyatt at SFO earns “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program

On-airport hotel scores for access to transit, water efficiency, energy performance SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that its on-airport hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, has earned “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program developed by the U.S. Green… Read the full press release

SFO: Harvey Milk Terminal 1 recognized for healthy workplace environment

New CDC-led building certification recognizes healthy workplace environments SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that Harvey Milk Terminal 1 has become the first airport terminal in the world to achieve Fitwel certification, a building rating system that provides guidelines on how to design and operate… Read the full press release

CVG again ranked the best regional airport in North America by Skytrax

Erlanger, KY, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport was again ranked the best regional airport in North America by London-based Skytrax based on a surveys of airport customers worldwide. It’s the seventh year out of nine that CVG has won the award for airports that primarily serve regional traffic. CVG regularly touts the ranking… Read the full press release

CVG named the Best Regional Airport in North America at the Skytrax’s 2020 World Airport Awards

Erlanger, KY, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 11, 2020), London-based Skytrax announced the 2020 World Airport Awards, and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) was named the Best Regional Airport in North America. This marks the seventh year of the last nine that CVG has topped this award category for airports serving… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport wins Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time

Hamburg Airport first place at the Skytrax World Airport Award for the fifth time Hamburg, Germany, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from victories in 2011, 2012, 2017 and 2018, Hamburg Airport has won the renowned Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time. Skytrax defines… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport named best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ferenc Liszt International Airport has won the award for best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time this year. The Skytrax award, handed out at the World Airport Awards, is one of the greatest accolades in the industry, as it is decided by passengers themselves  based… Read the full press release

UNWTO names Spanish football legend Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today (11 MAY 2020) designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. In a virtual ceremony, the goalkeeper pledged to promote the universal benefits of tourism. During the ceremony, which was held by video… Read the full press release

Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort selected as one of the best new hotels around the globe by Condé Nast Traveler

Hawaii’s first ultra-all-inclusive wellness enclave Hawaii, Lanai (Sensei), U.S.A., 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (May 5, 2020) announced the winners of its prestigious 2020 Hot List, which recognises Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort – an ultra-all-inclusive wellness retreat – as one of the hottest hotel openings of the year. Now in… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation FBOs acknowledged for outstanding performance in the 2020 customer industry surveys

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce more than 10 of its FBOs were acknowledged for outstanding performance in the 2020 customer FBO surveys conducted by Professional Pilot, Aviation International News (AIN) and Business Air News (BAN). The annual results of all three surveys were released by the three… Read the full press release

Bar Trigona at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur wins Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award for the second year in a row

Bar Trigona wins top honours for its sustainability efforts, from locally grown ingredients to a low-carbon spirits program Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row, Bar Trigona at Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur has taken home the Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award, announced on April 23, 2020 in the prestigious Asia’s… Read the full press release

Stagecoach and The Diana Award’s Be Nice Bus exceeds all expectations with over 11,000 ‘Be Nice Online’ message from young people

Perth, Scotland, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport company Stagecoach and The Diana Award’s ground-breaking Be Nice Bus exceeds all expectations and reaches over 11,000 young people with ‘Be Nice Online’ message. The Diana Award, the youth charity set up in Princess Diana’s name, and Stagecoach, the UK’s largest bus and coach operator, have… Read the full press release

CWT earns Platinum status by EcoVadis

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has been awarded Platinum status by EcoVadis, the independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency. In the fourth consecutive year of being rated in the top category for its responsible business practices, CWT is among the first group of recipients to… Read the full press release