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

The Leading Hotels of the World member hotels awarded more than 60 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards in 2018

NEW YORK, NY, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd celebrates its nearly 40 member hotels that were awarded more than 60 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards in 2018. The prestigious annual awards honor the top travel destinations, hotels and companies worldwide. The winners appear in the August 2018 issue of the… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide

Mandarin Oriental, Munich awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide   Hong Kong, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Munich has become the first hotel in Germany to be awarded a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide. “We are thrilled to receive this special distinction, as the first and only hotel in Germany. This… Read the full press release

33 Four Seasons properties worldwide awarded Forbes Travel Guide’s highest Five Star rating

33 Four Seasons properties worldwide awarded Forbes Travel Guide’s highest Five Star rating   Toronto, Canada, 2018-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces that Forbes Travel Guide has awarded its highest honour, a Five Star rating, to 33 Four Seasons properties worldwide. With this recognition, Four Seasons has received the most Five Star… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports awarded the UAE’s first Aerodrome Flight Information Services certification from GCAA

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports has been awarded the UAE’s first Aerodrome Flight Information Services (AFIS) certification from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), for Sir Bani Yas Airport. AFIS is provided at airfields where flight information is required, but where the aircraft traffic does not… Read the full press release

Swissport awarded several ISAGO certificates for different stations across its global network

Swissport awarded several ISAGO certificates for different stations across its global network   Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) is the premier annual ground handling industry conference in the world. ​At this year’s edition, Swissport was handed over several ISAGO certificates for different stations across Swissport’s global… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded the Right Place to Work accolade

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded the Right Place to Work accolade   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded the Right Place to Work accolade at the 2017 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards. The award was presented at a gala dinner in Titanic Belfast… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation awarded two medical evacuation conversions for Embraer Legacy at its maintenance facility in Basel

Jet Aviation awarded two medical evacuation conversions for Embraer Legacy at its maintenance facility in Basel   Basel, Switzerland, 2017-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation has recently been awarded two medical evacuation (Medevac) conversions at its maintenance facility in Basel. An Embraer Legacy 600 is being converted for a customer in Asia. For a… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels awarded Federal Pointe Inn the Hotel of the Year Award

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, awarded Federal Pointe Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection member in Gettysburg, Pa., the prestigious Hotel of the Year Award. This charming inn is owned and managed by a third-generation hotelier, Pete Monahan. The Hotel of… Read the full press release

4,896 Stagecoach drivers awarded GreenRoad Fleet Elite status

Almost 4,900 Stagecoach employees achieve GreenRoad Fleet Elite status 5% increase in number of company’s drivers reaching elite standard More Stagecoach drivers meet benchmark than any bus operator or other company for fourth consecutive year Advanced telematics system constantly checks driving manoeuvres System helps achieve 3% improvement in fuel efficiency across UK bus operations PERTH,… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016   Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C was awarded seventeen Michelin Stars in 2016, with Summer Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton, Milenia Singapore, Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Lab by Sergi Arola at Penha Longa Resort, and Jin Xuan… Read the full press release