Macau Culinary Association team won second place in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan

Macau, China, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Macau Culinary Association sent a team to participate in the 46th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Hokkaido, Japan, and won second place with their exquisite snow sculpture named “Sharing Prosperity”. The snow sculpture team has participated in the competition for four consecutive years (2016 – 2019) and brought… Read the full press release

U.S. News & World Report recognised Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC as the #1 Hotel in Washington DC and Overall #15 Best Hotel in the USA

Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, a global authority in rankings, consumer advice and information, recognised Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC as the #1 Hotel in Washington DC and Overall #15 Best Hotel in the USA in its annual evaluation of hotels that offer high-quality amenities and exceptional experiences. “Our Hotel being chosen as… Read the full press release

Mera Mare Pattaya wins Loved by Guest Award 2019

Pattaya, Thailand, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — We are delighted to received the Award Winner for a ‘Loved by Guests’ Award from Hotels.com with 8.6 scores 2 years in the role 2018-19. Hotels.com is a leading online provider of hotel accommodation worldwide and is affiliated with Expedia, Inc., one of the largest online travel companies… Read the full press release

The Córdoba Tourism Agency earns UNWTO.QUEST Certification

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Córdoba Tourism Agency (Agencia Córdoba Turismo) has received the World Tourism Organization’s UNWTO.QUEST Certification, whereby the specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and accessible tourism for all, promotes the strengthening of the institutional capacities of destination management organizations (DMOs) and… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa recognized as TripAdvisor’s #1 Luxury Beachfront Resort in the Continental US for the fifth consecutive year

The ultra-luxury Miami resort is a 2019 Travelers’s Choice Award Winner SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL, 2019-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Acqualina Resort & Spa is proud to announce that it has been recognized as TripAdvisor’s #1 Luxury Beachfront Resort in the Continental US for the fifth consecutive year.| The results are based on guest reviews, in which guests… Read the full press release

Stewart Bainum Jr., Choice Hotels International chairman honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit

Recognition Comes as Choice Celebrates 80th Anniversary ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Stewart Bainum Jr., chairman of the board of directors of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), yesterday received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) for his career-long contributions to the hospitality industry. The recognition comes as Choice… Read the full press release

2019 Booking.com Technology Playmaker Award finalists announced

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (1.29.19), Booking.com announced the finalists for the second edition of the Booking.com Technology Playmaker Awards with the United States leading all other participating countries in award finalists. Introduced in September 2017, the awards are dedicated to recognizing and celebrating women working across the world who are disrupting their fields using technology. The… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces Israeli startup Refundit as the winner of the inaugural Global Tourism Startup Competition

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Refundit, an Israeli startup, was declared the winner in the final phase of the 1st Global Tourism Startup Competition, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Globalia, and held within the framework of the FITUR International Tourism Fair, topping 3,000 entries from around the world. The Competition,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Tourism NI and all eleven Councils in the province to launch the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – with £30,000 of free marketing support and brand visibility at the airport on offer to the winner. The… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2019 list of World’s Most Admired Companies

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 23, 2019) was named to FORTUNE’s 2019 list of World’s Most Admired Companies. Southwest ranks No.11 on the list. “It is an incredible honor to be on this list once again,” said Gary Kelly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines named 2018 best on-time Asia-Pacific Airline for the seventh consecutive year

Honored with Asia-Pacific Title for Seven Consecutive Years Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — For the seventh consecutive year and ninth in total, Japan Airlines (JAL) has been named the best on-time Asia-Pacific Airline for its domestic and international flights operated in calendar year 2018 by FlightStats Inc., a US flight status tracking company… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport marks an all-time passenger record for 2018

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) set an all-time passenger record for 2018, marking the sixth straight year that the Airport has seen record-setting growth. In 2018, 3,263,234 passengers flew in and out of GFIA, an increase of 16-percent from 2017. The record-setting year was capped… Read the full press release

Lovelle Anderson-Campbell at Hilton Nottingham awarded the Rising Star: Front of House Award at the Nottinghamshire Hospitality STARS Awards 2018

Presented by Nottinghamshire Hospitality Stars Awards 2018 NOTTINGHAM, England, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Lovelle Anderson-Campbell at Hilton Nottingham has recently been awarded the Rising Star: Front of House Award as part of the Nottinghamshire Hospitality STARS Awards 2018. This prestigious award celebrates the achievements of Nottinghamshire’s thriving tourism and hospitality sector, and is organised by Visit… Read the full press release

Aeroflot named Best China – Europe Transit Airline at the 2019 Stars Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named Best China – Europe Transit Airline in China at the 2019 Stars Awards, which took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Shanghai, Pudong, in China’s economic capital. The Star Awards recognise the leading international companies in the Chinese travel industry, including global airlines. Organised by… Read the full press release

OAG Aviation Worldwide ranked Bangkok Airways 5th most punctual airline in 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited or Bangkok Airways has been rated 5th as the most punctual airline 2018 from the OAG Aviation Worldwide, the global aviation industry data analysis company. Bangkok Airways is the only Thai carrier that ranks in the top 20 airlines based on its… Read the full press release

oneworld retained its premier on-time status for the sixth consecutive year

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — oneworld® is the best alliance for on-time flights, according to FlightGlobal Incorporating FlightStats, the leading airline industry data services and solutions technology company, which ranks oneworld as the alliance with the most punctual airline operations in 2018 for the sixth year running. It means oneworld has retained this premier on-time… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Flybe’s significant achievement in outperforming many major UK players for its On Time Performance

Leading regional airline again outperforms many major industry suppliers for On Time Performance in 2018 Only UK-based airline in FlightGlobal’s OTP Awards tables Results published by influential global aviation data and analytics’ business Flybe OTP record at George Best Belfast City Airport outperforms global industry record BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe,… Read the full press release

Punta del Este Convention Bureau becomes the first destination management organization in the world to receive UNWTO.QUEST Certification

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has granted UNWTO.QUEST Certification to the Punta del Este Convention Bureau, which became the first destination management organization in the world to receive this certification. The Punta del Este Convention Bureau, a UNWTO Affiliate Member, participated in the UNWTO.QUEST Certification pilot project that… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s car parks earn Park Mark Safer Parking Award

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The three official car parks at George Best Belfast City Airport have achieved the coveted Park Mark Safer Parking Award, given to premises that have completed a risk assessment carried out by the PSNI and British Parking Association. The Premier, Short-Stay and Long-Stay facilities at the airport… Read the full press release

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