Spirit Airlines awarded certified Platinum status in new health safety audit

The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying recognized Spirit Airlines with certified Platinum status in new health safety audit.   MIRAMAR, Fla., 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) was awarded Platinum status by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Health Safety initiative powered by SimpliFlying for the airline’s efforts in ensuring the highest standards of… Read the full press release

Chinese Restaurant Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao awarded a Michelin Star for the twelfth consecutive year

Macau, China, 2021-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Refined Chinese Restaurant Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao was awarded a Michelin Star for the twelfth consecutive year at the unveiling of the 2021 Hong Kong and Macau Michelin Guide. The signature restaurant offers traditional Cantonese cuisine with an emphasis on using the finest and freshest ingredients, featuring… Read the full press release

Fraport AG’s exemplary handling of sensitive pharmaceutical products at Frankfurt Airport awarded renewed “CEIV Pharma” certification

IATA’s pharma certificate awarded for exemplary handling of temperature-sensitive goods at Frankfurt Airport – Fraport’s expertise based on years of specialized logistics for pharmaceutical products Frankfurt, Germany, 2021-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The IATA airline association has awarded Fraport AG renewed “CEIV Pharma” certification for exemplary handling of time-critical and temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical goods at… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways awarded Diamond Standard in the APEX Health Safety Powered by SimpliFlying COVID-19 audit

The airline has achieved the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) latest safety benchmark following assessment of the airline’s robust COVID-19 hygiene and safety standards DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it has achieved Diamond Standard in the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Health Safety Powered by… Read the full press release

Swissport awarded a major long-term contract by the Lufthansa Group for Switzerland

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has been awarded a major long-term contract by the Lufthansa Group for Switzerland. The new contract secures significant business volumes. It covers passenger services and airport ramp handling for Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines and Edelweiss Air at the airports in Zurich, Geneva and… Read the full press release

Katara Towers, Lusail Marina District awarded with certificate for GSAS Design & Build 5 Stars rating at the design stage

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) has awarded Katara Towers, Lusail Marina District with a provisional certificate for GSAS Design & Build 5 Stars rating, representing the project’s sustainability commitment at the design stage. Katara Towers’ Development at Lusail have become the first hospitality project… Read the full press release

GTA dnata awarded ground handling license and will establish operations at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Vancouver, Canada, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — GTA dnata, dnata’s joint-venture company in Canada, has been awarded a 5-year ground handling license and will establish operations at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The company will provide quality and safe ramp, passenger and cargo warehousing services to airlines with a team of highly trained, customer-oriented aviation… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport awarded Skytrax World’s Best Airport Hotel for the sixth successive year

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport has been awarded Skytrax World’s Best Airport Hotel for the sixth successive year in the 2020 World Airport Awards announced on 11 May 2020. The winners from 2020 World Airport Awards were a result of Skytrax’s global survey conducted from September 2019 to February… Read the full press release

SFO awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation

Award-winning mobile app, developed in-house, now in use at over 20 airports across the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation, such as those operated by Uber and Lyft. The United States… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane awarded double Five Stars by Forbes Travel Guide

London at Park Lane, England, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For the eighth consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane and The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane are awarded Five Stars by the world-renowned Forbes Travel Guide. The coveted accolade in 2020 also marks the year Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane celebrates… Read the full press release

Real Journeys’ Walter Peak High Country Farm garden awarded with a 4-star rating by the New Zealand Gardens Trust

Southland, New Zealand, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Real Journeys’ Walter Peak High Country Farm garden is currently Queenstown’s only ‘Garden of Significance’ after being awarded with a 4-star rating by the New Zealand Gardens Trust. The award also makes Real Journeys an Associate of the New Zealand Gardens Trust in 2020. Real Journeys… Read the full press release

Mode Kitchen & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney awarded a Chef’s Hat by Australian Good Food Guide

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Mode Kitchen & Bar, located on the ground floor of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has been awarded a Chef’s Hat by Australian Good Food Guide (AGFG). Australian Good Food Guide Chef’s Hats have been awarded to discerning chefs around the country since 1982. These awards are the result of careful deliberation by a… Read the full press release

Ljubljana awarded a Meeting Star Award at the 12th Conventa trade show

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ljubljana won a prestigious Meeting Star Award at the 12th Conventa, the largest meetings industry event in the region of New Europe. Our city was awarded as the best congress destination in the category of cities hosting events for up to 2,000 people. The Slovenian capital already… Read the full press release

Ryanair is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe and Italy’s No 1 airline, today (21 Jan) announced it is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal, in recognition for having reliable and transparent T&Cs, efficient customer service and user-friendly website. The appointment by Codacons, Italy’s leading consumer association – follows… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded new ground handling contracts in North America by Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines and Allegiant Air have awarded new ground handling contracts to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in North America. At Newark Liberty International Airport, Cathay Pacific has extended its passenger handling agreement of the past five years to now also include ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing… Read the full press release

dnata Brazil awarded IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations Registration

Recife, Brazil, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security in Brazil. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata Brazil the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, following the successful completion of a comprehensive audit of the company and its ground-handling… Read the full press release

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