London City Airport selects Anne Hardy for its inaugural art commission

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has announced that the critically acclaimed East London artist, Anne Hardy, has been selected for their inaugural art commission. Destination London is a new site-specific work that will be unveiled to the public in June. This exciting new commission will welcome millions of visitors… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo honoured with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award

The cargo carrier was recognised for its recent developments, leadership and innovation in the air freight industry Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award at the STAT Times grand gala awards event held at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on 26… Read the full press release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority named as a 2020 CIO 100 award winner for its veriScan biometric identity management system

VeriScan biometric identity management system recognized for excellence and innovation in IT, while Airports Authority CIO Goutam Kundu is named to CIO Hall Washington DC, USA, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — DG’s CIO Magazine has named the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority as a 2020 CIO 100 award honoree for its innovative veriScan biometric identity… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague presented with Five-Star hotel award by Forbes Travel Guide

  For the first time in history, a hotel in the Czech Republic has earned this prestigious accolade; Ava Spa at Four Seasons also honoured Prague, Czech Republic, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide, the world-renowned rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, has presented Four Seasons Hotel Prague with a Five-Star hotel award. … Read the full press release

British Airways’ Sport Relief achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ week of Sport Relief fundraising events has taken off today (March 06, 2020) by achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team (mixed), made up of colleagues and sporting celebrities. British Airways’ support for Sport Relief… Read the full press release

PATA Nepal Chapter Chief Executive Officer, Suresh Singh Budal, named 2020 PATA Face of the Future

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Suresh Singh Budal, Chief Executive Office of the PATA Nepal Chapter, is today named as the 2020 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open to young tourism professionals in the Asia Pacific region. “On behalf of everyone at the Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release

Norwegian maintains leadership position as the largest foreign airline in New York City for 2019

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has maintained its leadership position as the largest foreign airline in New York City for 2019, after surpassing Air Canada in February 2019, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s (PANYNJ) year-end traffic statistics. For full-year 2019, Norwegian handled 2,057,284 customers in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou again awarded a Five Star rating at the annual Forbes Travel Guide Awards

Guangzhou, China, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou has once again been awarded a Five Star rating at the annual Forbes Travel Guide Awards unveiled on February 2020. Acknowledged as one of the awarded 44 Four Seasons hotels in the world, Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou receives this prestigious hospitality recognition for the sixth consecutive… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport named one of the safest in the world when it comes to website and mobile application security

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Helsinki Airport is one of the safest in the world when it comes to website and mobile application security, according to recent research by cybersecurity company ImmuniWeb. The report, a comparison of 100 international airports, names three airports that successfully passed all of the tests without a single major issue… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide

Hoi An, Vietnam, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An has been awarded a coveted Five-Star rating for a second consecutive year by Forbes Travel Guide, the only independent global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. The Resort’s Five-Star rating is one of 56 received by Four Seasons Hotels and… Read the full press release

AHLA congratulates Hilton for being named the #1 Great Place to Work by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work

Five Hotel Companies Among the 2020 Best 100 List WASHINGTON, USA, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Chip Rogers, president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today (February 18, 2020) congratulated Hilton for being named the #1 Great Place to Work by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work. It is… Read the full press release

SFO honored with Visit California Poppy Award for 2019 campaign in mainland China

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was recognized for its public relations efforts by Visit California, a nonprofit organization promoting tourism in California. In their biennial Poppy Awards, the Airport was honored in the category of “Best Public Relations Campaign – Business” for a Lunar New… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara presented with new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel award

Santa Barbara, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide, the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, has announced its annual Star Rating list, presenting Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara with a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel award.  In addition, the Resort’s Spa earned Four Stars. Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport named Northern Ireland’s Venue of the Year by disabled access charity Euan’s Guide

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport, the UK and Ireland’s most convenient airport, has worked hard to make travelling easier for all. Back in 2010, it was the first airport in the UK to introduce a Changing Places toilet and since then, it has continued to improve its accessibility through… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Residences recognized as a Five Star Hotel on 2020 Forbes Travel Guide

Sunny Isles Beach, FL, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Acqualina Resort & Residences cements itself as the quintessential luxury travel destination in Florida by garnering several coveted back-to-back travel awards. Today, Forbes Travel Guide officially announced that Acqualina has been recognized as a Five Star Hotel, making it the eighth year in a row the property receives this prestigious,… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Georgia Vancouver named a Five-Star Hotel on the 2020 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list

Rosewood Hotel Georgia Vancouver honored among the world’s best luxury hotels, restaurants and spas by one of the world’s premier travel authorities Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotel Georgia Vancouver, downtown Vancouver’s luxury landmark hotel, is pleased to announce that it has been named a Five-Star Hotel on the 2020 Forbes… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club Head Bartender Valentino Longo named North America’s Most Imaginative Bartender

Surfside, Florida, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club Head Bartender Valentino Longo has been named North America’s Most Imaginative Bartender presented by Bombay Sapphire Gin. The creative genius behind Le Sirenuse Champagne Bar won the 13th Annual Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender Competition. From New Orleans to Texas, and all the way north of… Read the full press release

Rosewood Sand Hill ranked No. 20 in California in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Rankings

Rosewood Sand Hill ranked among the world’s best luxury hotels Menlo Park, CA, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Sand Hill, the luxury five-star hotel set in Menlo Park, California, is pleased to announce that it has earned a Gold Badge in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Rankings and was ranked No…. Read the full press release

Bath Christmas Market wins Gold award for Tourism Event/Festival of the Year at the South West England Tourism Excellence Awards

Bath Christmas Market was the recipient of the Gold award for Tourism Event/Festival of the Year at yesterday evening’s South West England Tourism Excellence Awards. Bath, UK, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The prestigious ceremony, held at Exeter Cathedral, celebrated the very best of the South West, with 107 different awards presented following a rigorous judging process… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort recognized as the #1 Best Hotel in Orlando for six consecutive years

For the sixth year in a row, Four Seasons Resort Orlando receives the top honour for Central Florida Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognised publisher of consumer advice and information, recognised Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai named #1 Best Hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognises luxury Hawaiian resort in 2020 Best Hotels rankings Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Lanai has been named #1 Best Hotel in the USA by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice. The 10th annual Best Hotels rankings evaluated more than 30,000 luxury properties across 400-plus destinations in… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines received 100 rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) announced today (Jan 29, 2020) that it has received a rating of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, which earns Southwest the distinction of being a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”  The Corporate Equality Index (CEI)… Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal voted the best Economy Class in Europe

Lisbon, Portugal, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Portuguese company named in the North American publication’s 10Best. TAP Air Portugal has the best Economy Class in Europe and is among the 10 best worldwide, according to a selection made by readers of US newspaper USA Today, who voted to include the Portuguese Airline in the… Read the full press release

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