Wharf Hotels Associates awarded with prestigious wins at Stelliers Awards for Greater China

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is delighted to announce that four of its Associates were awarded with prestigious wins at this year’s Stelliers Awards for Greater China, held recently in Macau. General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels Hong Kong, Mr Dalip Singh, was awarded the coveted “General Manager… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Awarded Japan’s Brand of the Year – Airline Category

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), a member of the oneworld® alliance, was named the World Branding Awards` Brand of the Year in the airline category representing the country of Japan. The 2019 edition of the World Branding Awards was the tenth Ceremony organized by the World Branding Forum, held at Kensington Palace, in… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko awarded as Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel for the sixth time

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is the proud winner of the title “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel”, voted by World Ski Awards, the most prestigious awards organisation in the world ski tourism industry. The official gala ceremony was held on Saturday, 23 November at Austrian hotel A-ROSA Kitzbühel, gathering… Read the full press release

LUX* South Ari Atoll awarded Leading Eco-Friendly Resort in the Maldives at the 2019 South Asian Travel Awards

Male, Maldives, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — LUX* South Ari Atoll has been awarded Leading Eco-Friendly Resort in the Maldives at the 2019 South Asian Travel Awards (SATA), held at Amari Galle in Sri Lanka on 20 September 2019. The prestigious award was received by LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ representative Mario Attanayake, Business Development Manager… Read the full press release

San Sebastian awarded the 2019 UNWTO prize for Public Policy and Governance

St Petersburg, Russian Federation, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spanish city of San Sebastian was awarded the 2019 World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) prize for Public Policy and Governance at a ceremony attended by leaders of the global tourism sector in St Petersburg, Russian Federation. Held during the 23rd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly,… Read the full press release

Flybe becomes the first regional airline in the world to be awarded IATA Level 4 NDC certification

Only regional airline in world to receive NDC Level 4 status High performance access to real time data for travel trade Exeter, England, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has become the first regional airline in the world to be awarded International Air Transport Association (IATA) Level 4 New Distribution Capability (NDC)… Read the full press release

Travelzoo awarded “Fair Company” status by Deutschland Test

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has been awarded “Fair Company” status by Deutschland Test according to a recent online survey of consumers’ attitude towards 806 German companies across 75 different industries and categories. Deutschland Test, which is part of the well-known Focus Money magazine, evaluates… Read the full press release

CDA awarded the 2019 Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award for DBE/ACDBE Programs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) was awarded the 2019 Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award for DBE/ACDBE Programs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The presentation was made to CDA representatives during the 10th annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Civil Rights Training conference for Airports in… Read the full press release

Yu Yue Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou awarded one Michelin star for the second year in the 2019 Michelin Guide Guangzhou

Guangzhou, China, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Yu Yue Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou was awarded one Michelin star for the second year in the 2019 Michelin Guide Guangzhou. Guangzhou is only the second city in Mainland China to receive the acclaimed Michelin star award, the world’s most highly- regarded restaurant recognition. Yu Yue Heen, located on 71st… Read the full press release

SFO awarded renewal of Airport Carbon Accreditation by the Airports Council International (ACI)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (July 1, 2019) announced a major environmental milestone with the renewal of its certification in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program by the Airports Council International (ACI), the foremost advocate for airport operators worldwide. First awarded to SFO in 2016,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has become the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) globally-recognised accreditation for perishable product handling. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders and regulators, IATA created the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) with the aim… Read the full press release

CDA awarded LEED Gold certification on the South Air Traffic Control Tower (SATCT) at O’Hare International Airport

South Air Traffic Control Tower One of the First LEED Gold-Certified Air Traffic Control Towers in the U.S. CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) celebrated Earth Day today ( 04/22/2019) by joining the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways awarded 5-Star rating by SKYTRAX for the seventh consecutive year

ANA has achieved the highest possible rating from SKYTRAX every year since 2013. Japanese carrier one of only 11 airlines to receive top rating in 2019. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, was recently selected by the international air transport… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Canada awarded the 2019 Hall of Fame Award from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA)

TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Canada, one of the country’s largest hotel franchisors, is excited to announce that it has been awarded the 2019 Hall of Fame Award, an annual Recognition Award from the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). Of the Canadian Franchise Association’s 700 corporate members, only 32 have been awarded the Hall… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport awarded a 5-star terminal rating from Skytrax

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday, March 27, 2019, Sheremetyevo International Airport was officially awarded a 5-star terminal rating from Skytrax at a special event in London. This is a prestigious award for airports and airlines acknowledging the top quality of passenger services. Terminal B received the 5-star rating after a comprehensive audit…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts awarded Five-Star ratings for all of its UAE Collection properties in the Forbes Travel Guide 2019

Four Seasons properties in Abu Dhabi and Dubai achieve the highest commendation for their impeccable service and luxurious facilities in Forbes annual rundown of the world’s finest hotels Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has been awarded Five-Star ratings for all of… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Services Limited becomes one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification

Cathay Pacific Services Limited recognised for perishables handling; world’s first to receive IATA CEIV Fresh certification Hong Kong, China, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific congratulates Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, on becoming one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification, a globally-recognised perishable product handling accreditation…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel New York awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide

New York, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel New York has been awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide. Globally, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has a record number of awards for the fourth year running. Four Seasons Hotel New York has earned this prestigious honour consecutively since 1994. Located in the epicentre… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole awarded with Five Stars by Forbes Travel Guide

The Spa at Four Seasons also recognised Jackson Hole, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide as rated Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole with Five Stars and its Spa with Four Stars for the 11th year in a row. “This award truly speaks to the service our employees provide. I am so incredibly proud… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai awarded with Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating

Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is recognised by Forbes Travel Guide with the highest rating, Five-Star. Today (February 20, 2019), Forbes Travel Guide announced the 2019 Star Award winners, one of the most coveted rankings in luxury hospitality. With 243 bungalow-style guest rooms, exclusive golf course, five restaurants, premier spa… Read the full press release

Comfort brand awarded 120 franchise agreements in 2018 as it expands around the country

Nearly 120 Franchise Agreements Awarded as Brand Expands ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Comfort brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues to advance its transformation with over 700 properties certified Move to Modern, 450 hotels in the process of obtaining new signage, and more than 170 hotels having installed new signs…. Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded ground handling contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) growing ground handling operations have been boosted by the awarding of a new three-year contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Under the terms of the new agreement, WFS will provide ticketing, customer service and cabin cleaning for… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded Platinum status in the BITC NI 2018 Environmental Benchmarking Survey

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded Platinum status – the highest scoring level – in the Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITC NI) 2018 Environmental Benchmarking Survey, becoming the first airport across the region to do so. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, 2018 is a landmark… Read the full press release

Swissport awarded “Best Handler-Airline Innovation” by Ground Handling International

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG, together with its partner Finnair, has been awarded “Best Handler-Airline Innovation” by the industry’s leading magazine Ground Handling International. The global leader of airport ground services and cargo handling was honored for a new machine-learning tool, which helps to dynamically predict aircraft delays at Finnair’s… 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

The Erskine Bridge awarded Category A status by Historic Environment Scotland

The landmark Erskine Bridge has been listed as a Category A structure. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Erskine Bridge has been awarded Category A status by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) after it was recognised as being of special architectural interest, it was announced today (Thursday 29 November). The Erskine Bridge, officially opened… Read the full press release

TravelClick awarded “Australasia’s Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider” by the World Travel Awards

TravelClick Wins “Australasia’s Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider” at 2018 Awards NEW YORK, NY, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, an Amadeus company, today (October 25, 2018) announced that the Company has been awarded “Australasia’s Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider” by the World Travel Awards this year. “Winning this prestigious award for our booking engine in… Read the full press release

British Airways Awarded £70k in grants to Ol Pejeta project to provide clean water for rhinos  

Airline has invested in Kenyan conservation project through its Carbon Fund  Awarded £70k in grants to Ol Pejeta project to provide clean water for rhinos    Grant also provides free WiFi for local schoolchildren and community   LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ customers have been thanked by a conservation project in Kenya for their donations towards solar powered water pumps to… Read the full press release

HMSHost awarded a 10-year contract to operate 14 food and beverage locations at Boston Logan International Airport

Leading restaurateur to expand offering to travelers by adding local brands BOSTON, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, along with partner Master ConcessionAir LLC –who is part of the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program – was awarded a 10-year contract, with a projected sales volume of $540 million, to operate 14… Read the full press release

Ashfield House B&B awarded a Four Star Gold award by VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A 19th Century house in the heart of Loch Lomond has been awarded a Four Star Gold award by VisitScotland. Ashfield House B&B, situated in the Arrochar Alps on the shores of Loch Long in the village of Arrochar, was upgraded from Four Stars by the national tourism… Read the full press release