The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre earns Five Star Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — An Orkney gin company which opened its premises to visitors just over a year ago is celebrating after having achieved its Five Star Quality Assurance award at its first grading visit. The Orkney Distillery and Visitor Centre, situated on Kirkwall’s harbour front, is the home of Kirkjuvagr Orcadian… Read the full press release

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognise the achievements of 27 separate organisations and individuals. The 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Award… Read the full press release

Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines according to OAG

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines, according to the leading global provider of travel data and insight OAG. Acc. to the monthly OAG On-Time Performance Report, in July 2019, Aeroflot operated 86.7% of flights on schedule. The Russian carrier has showed top… Read the full press release

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains AA Credit Rating for the 14th Consecutive Year

Vancouver Airport Authority maintains one of the world’s highest airport credit ratings Richmond, B.C., 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has confirmed its AA long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt rating for Vancouver Airport Authority—for the 14th year in a row. The AA rating re-affirms YVR’s position as one of… Read the full press release

The Grant Arms Hotel achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A Highland hotel in which Queen Victoria once stayed has achieved its Four Star Quality Assurance (QA) award from the national tourism organisation. The Grant Arms Hotel, in Grantown-on-Spey, which specialises in bird watching and wildlife holidays, was given the accolade by VisitScotland. Built in 1765, during… Read the full press release

Choice Privileges again honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20

Choice Hotels’ Award-Winning Loyalty Program Also Debuts New Elite Benefits ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Privileges, the award-winning loyalty program from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Hotel Rewards Programs for 2019-20. Each year, the publication evaluates hotel loyalty programs… Read the full press release

Ryanair survey: Sunny Spain Tops The Polls As Number 1 Summer Destination

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (23 July) announced the results of its Summer Trends travel survey which revealed: The most popular summer destinations for Ryanair customers are Mallorca, Alicante, and Malaga; Families, however, are bucking the trend for summer breaks, with Cyprus, Tel Aviv, and Lanzarote as… Read the full press release

The Old Manse of Blair earns five stars from VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance Scheme

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A country house in the heart of Highland Perthshire received a special visit from a VisitScotland Coo Van as it became Perthshire’s first Five Star Restaurant with Rooms. The Old Manse of Blair, just outside the village of Blair Atholl, received five stars from the national tourism organisation’s… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with Aviation Security Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Aviation Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with its Aviation Security Award for his innumerable accomplishments in enhancing aviation safety and security. First Officer Clark was presented with… Read the full press release

ALPA honored Boise Airport as Airport of the Year at its 65th Air Safety Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At its 65th Air Safety Forum today (July 17, 2019), the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) honored Boise Airport (BOI) in Boise, Idaho, Airport of the Year for its collaborative approach to keeping aviation safety the top priority by regularly seeking input from pilots and other industry… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with Air Safety Award

Fall River Resident Recognized for Outstanding Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with its Air Safety Award for his outstanding leadership in aviation safety. Capt. Seemel was presented with the award today at ALPA’s 65th Air… Read the full press release

ALPA presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 18, 2019), during its 65th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. Capt. Frank, who now flies for… Read the full press release

Diamond Aircraft receives Chinese certification for the Diamond DA62 twin

Diamond Aircraft received validation of type certificate by the Civil Aviation Administration of China for the Diamond DA62 twin. Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “We are very proud to have Chinese certification for our DA62. This is another huge milestone for our company,” said Liqun (Frank) Zhang, CEO of Diamond Aircraft… Read the full press release

Viking Voted a #1 Ocean Cruise Line Four Years in a Row by Travel + Leisure readers

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Travel + Leisure readers have voted Viking® to the top of its categories in the 2019 World’s Best Awards, which were announced today (July 10, 2019) by the publication. Viking was named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line for ships carrying 600-2,199 guests and one of the… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport received the highest rating of “very good” from CAA for disability access

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has received the highest rating of “very good” from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for disability access. The CAA has today (Thursday 11 July 2019) published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK’s largest airports, spanning a 12-month reporting period… Read the full press release

Kansas City Visitors Choice award winner for six straight years, The Chateau Avalon joins Ascend Hotel Collection

Chateau Avalon Offers Kansas City Visitors a Unique, Globally Inspired Experience with Upscale Amenities ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chateau Avalon, winner of the Kansas City Visitors Choice award for six straight years, is the latest addition to the Ascend Hotel Collection’s portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. The award-winning property is celebrated… Read the full press release

WIZZ AIR IS THE MOST PUNCTUAL AIRLINE IN AUSTRIA AND THE GREENEST AIRLINE IN EUROPE

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of the fastest-growing airlines in Europe and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, is the most punctual airline in Austria that hasn’t cancelled a single flight in 2019 from the Austrian capital. The analysis carried out by a passenger rights portal awarded Wizz Air the… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights, making it easier to reach more than 900 destinations worldwide SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members have more ways to experience the sights and sounds of Europe with award redemptions now available through Aer Lingus, marking the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised with the ‘Right Place to Work Award’ at the 2019 Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has won the ‘Right Place to Work Award’ at the 2019 Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards. The ‘Right Place to Work’ accolade is awarded to the business which has displayed a genuine commitment to environmental issues within the organisation, along with… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards, for the fifth time

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is delighted to announce that it was voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards, for the fifth time. In addition, the hotel’s Royal Suite Corvinus won the category Hungary’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019. World Travel Awards represents the highest accolade for Kempinski Hotel Corvinus… Read the full press release

British Airways gained the top spot in Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ short-haul fleet has topped Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table, based on its environmental performance from January to March this year. The airline gained the top spot because of its new, more fuel-efficient aircraft, consistent adherence to routes designed to reduce noise for local communities… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the world’s first airline to attain recognition for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking

Airline becomes first in the industry to attain recognition, backed by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Cambridge DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is today (03 June 2019) celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation. The… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the most punctual airport in the UK according to CAA

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data has revealed George Best Belfast City Airport as the most punctual airport in the UK. The study found flights from UK airports were delayed by an average of 16 minutes last year with average delays at Belfast City Airport just… Read the full press release

TAP has the world’s most handsome crew according to British magazine Monocle

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The prestigious British magazine Monocle has reinforced last year’s award while emphasising the professionalism of crew members. TAP is featured in Monocle magazine’s annual Travel Top 50 again this year. According to the British magazine, TAP has the world’s most handsome crew. As well as their looks and… Read the full press release

Diamond Aircraft named as one of the Top-300 Employers in Austria

Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian business magazine “trend” in cooperation with Statista, Xing and kununu obtained 200,000 ratings about 1,000 employers to rank Austrian’s best employers 2019. Diamond Aircraft is proud to be named as one of the Top-300 Employers in Austria. “It’s a great honor to be recognized as being… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport wins a gold award at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards

Manchester, UK, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport has scooped a prestigious international award in recognition for its efforts to welcome Chinese passengers through the Northern gateway. The UK’s third largest airport won a gold award for its overall performance at the Chinese Tourist Welcome Awards, organised by the China Outbound Tourism Research… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Lonely Planet includes Shetland in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019 – the only UK destination to be included

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s northernmost point has earned its place as one of the top must-see destinations for international travellers in Europe this year. Travel authority Lonely Planet, has today (21 May) revealed that Shetland has been listed at number six in its top 10 ‘Best in Europe’ destinations for 2019… Read the full press release

Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list

Seoul, Korea, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles H. at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has been named the Best Bar in Korea ranking at #14 on Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 list. Only three bars in Korea were recognised on the prestigious list with Charles H. receiving the highest ranking voted by an Academy of more than 200 drinks industry… Read the full press release

Marriott International takes #2 spot on the 2019 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list

Highest-Ranking Hospitality Company on the List for More Than Ten Years  Bethesda, MD, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. was recognized on the 2019 Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in the #2 spot, once again making it the highest-ranking hospitality company on the list for more than ten years. The company was also ranked… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority earns the first Envision Bronze Award for Taxiway B at Eagle Creek Airpark

Eagle Creek Airpark early adopter in using new sustainable construction process INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority has been intelligently investing the millions in federal and state grant funding it received last year to maintain, in part, its general aviation airport system – including Taxiway B at Eagle Creek Airpark… Read the full press release