VisitScotland awards Hostelling Scotland’s Glen Nevis Youth Hostel its top Quality Assurance accolade

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A youth hostel situated at the foot of the UK’s highest mountain which has welcomed more than 1.3 million guests in its lifetime is celebrating after being given Five-Star status by the national tourism organisation. VisitScotland awarded Hostelling Scotland’s Glen Nevis Youth Hostel its top Quality Assurance… Read the full press release

Marco Polo German Bierfest honoured at the Marketing Events Awards 2018

Hong Kong, 2018-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly popular Marco Polo German Bierfest was honoured at the Marketing Events Awards organised by Marketing Magazine. On 19 July 2018, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel took home the silver award for “Best Event Team” at the Marketing Events Awards 2018 ceremony. Celebrating its 27th anniversary this… Read the full press release

Emirates named ‘Best Business Airline’ and ‘Best Airline – Long-Haul Holiday’ at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards

The airline was voted ‘Best Business Airline’ and ‘Best Airline – Long-Haul Holiday’ by Conde Nast Traveller readers London & Dubai, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates celebrated a double win this week at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards, after being named ‘Best Business Airline’ and ‘Best Airline – Long-Haul Holiday’. The airline won… Read the full press release

Five Oakwood Worldwide properties recognized at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (SEPTEMBER 4, 2018) announced that it has been recognized at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2018 with top honors for five of its properties. At the event, held at the InterContinental Grand Stanford in Hong Kong on September… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport recognised its partners at the Annual Auckland Airport Operations Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has recognised the performance excellence of airlines and operations partners at the Annual Auckland Airport Operations Awards held in Auckland last night. Each of these organisations play a critical role in New Zealand’s tourism industry. This year’s winners are: Airline of the Year: Cathay Pacific… Read the full press release

GBTA awards three distinguished members during GBTA Convention 2018 in San Diego

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – awarded three distinguished members during GBTA Convention 2018 in San Diego. Direct Member of the Year—Stephen Gheerow, Travel Services Manager, Ford Foundation Direct Member of the Year—Connie Smith, Manager of Global Services, McCain… Read the full press release

Applications now open for the 15th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Promoting innovation, job creation and sustainability are key considerations for the 15th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards. UNWTO invites submissions until 31 October 2018. The UNWTO Awards recognise the contribution of public and private institutions and NGOs to development of a more competitive, responsible and sustainable tourism… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free nominated for three categories at the 2018 Frontier Awards

QDF nominated for ‘Airport Retailer of the Year,’ ‘Inflight Retailer of the Year,’ and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year by a Retailer’ awards Awards ceremony to be held during the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes, France on 3 October DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty… Read the full press release

Star Alliance named the Best Airline Alliance at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the third consecutive year

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has claimed the Best Airline Alliance title at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the third year running on July 19th, with the Alliance’s prestigious Los Angeles Lounge retaining the Best Airline Alliance Lounge Award for the fourth year in a row. “Receiving the Best Alliance accolade from Skytrax… Read the full press release

FCCA Foundation Environmental Poster Competition awards $30,000 to children and schools in the Caribbean and Latin America

Miramar, FL, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The FCCA Foundation has again rewarded the efforts of students and schools throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, with nearly $30,000 awarded to children and schools from 17 destinations participating in the annual FCCA Foundation Environmental Poster Competition. “I cannot be prouder to benefit the talented and dedicated… Read the full press release

Real Journeys selected as a finalist for ‘Business Excellence’ in New Zealand Tourism Awards 2018

Southland, New Zealand, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ —Real Journeys has been selected as a finalist for ‘Business Excellence’ in the prestigious New Zealand Tourism Awards for the second consecutive year. The award focuses on best practice and innovation, for businesses that meet the needs of their market and continue to grow and deliver sustainable… Read the full press release

National Car Rental on the top spot for the fifth year in a row in Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards

ST. LOUIS, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Vehicle selection, customer service and overall value were just a few of the categories for which National Car Rental received praise, taking the top spot for the fifth year in a row in Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards. National received the award at a special celebration in New York… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport named UK’s favourite airport according to research by Saga

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Yorkshire’s award-winning Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) can add the accolade of the UK’s favourite airport to its collection according to research published by Saga today (27th July 2018). The survey of more than 9,500 Saga members revealed those opting for a regional departure (89%) over a major international… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® named ‘Best Travel Deals Provider’ at the La Razón Tourism Awards in Spain

MADRID, 2018-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has been named ‘Best Travel Deals Provider’ at the La Razón Tourism Awards in Spain. The awards, which are now in their seventh year, are presented by La Razón, a national newspaper in Spain and an… Read the full press release

The Townhouse achieves VisitScotland’s five star gold grading for accommodation

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A bed & breakfast in Perth has achieved VisitScotland’s highest quality award for accommodation. The Townhouse, which is co-owned by Laurent Moller and David Henderson, has secured a five star gold grading from the national tourism organisation. VisitScotland’s five star gold Quality Assurance Award recognises serviced accommodation… Read the full press release

Tourism Authority of Thailand wins big at 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Bangkok, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and two Thai tourism operators among the 27 organisations and individuals to receive the prestigious 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards. 2018 PATA Grand Awards TAT will receive a Grand Award for Education and… Read the full press release

UNWTO/Chimelong Media Award deadline for submissions extended to 31 August

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Media has a key role in promoting sustainable tourism. The Media Award is a unique opportunity to share your work and showcase experiences and efforts to advance sustainable tourism for wildlife conservation in the African continent. The call for submissions REMAINS OPEN – we have extended the deadline to… Read the full press release

Star Alliance Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport voted best Alliance Lounge at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the fourth year in a row

Accolade Received Fourth Year Running Star Alliance Voted Best Airline Alliance at Skytrax Los Angeles, USA, 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Star Alliance Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport was voted best Alliance Lounge at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the fourth year in a row. “We are honoured that our customers… Read the full press release

17 Star Alliance Member Carriers Claim a Total of 49 Awards at Skytrax World Airline Awards

Star Alliance Los Angeles Lounge Retains Best Alliance Lounge Award Five Star Alliance Airlines ranked among the Top 10 17 Member Carriers Claim a Total of 49 Awards London, U.K., 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has claimed the Best Airline Alliance title at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the third year… Read the full press release

Hawanawana Spa at Four Seasons Resort Lanai recognised with ISPA 2018 Innovate Award

Hawanawana Spa provides the ultimate spa experience Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hawanawana Spa at Four Seasons Resort Lanai has been recognised by the International SPA Association (ISPA) with a 2018 Innovate Award. The ISPA Innovate Awards celebrate ISPA members’ creative solutions and products that help continue to move the spa industry forward. ISPA members determined… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority employees named to the 2019 Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series and to the Airport Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40 List

Stanley K. Lacy program, Airport Business find top protégés at Indy airport INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Two rising young stars within the Indianapolis Airport Authority’s management team are in the spotlight this month for their professional achievements, leadership potential and community commitment. IAA’s Manager of Communications Megan Carrico and Business Development Analyst… Read the full press release

2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards winners unveiled

BANGKOK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Winners of the 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today (July 18, 2018) 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 awards ceremony takes… Read the full press release

Norwegian named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian was today named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards held in London. The Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards are independent and impartial… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for third consecutive year at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards

The national carrier of the State of Qatar was also voted ‘Best Airline in The Middle East’, ‘Best Business Class Seat’ and ‘Best First Class Airline Lounge DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is thrilled to have won four prestigious awards at this year’s 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards. The multi… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, the only Vietnamese property to feature in Travel + Leisure’s Top 100 Hotels in the World 2018

Hoi An, Vietnam, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam has been placed in Travel + Leisure’s Top 100 Hotels in the World 2018, the only Vietnamese property to feature in the prestigious annual list voted by Travel + Leisure readers – the globetrotter’s guide to the hottest destinations and hotels. Commenting on… Read the full press release

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection takes the No. 2 spot in the ‘Best Hotel Brands’ category in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

LONDON, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is thrilled to announce that it has once again earned top honors in the highly esteemed Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. This year the collection garnered the No. 2 spot in the ‘Best Hotel Brands’ category, while Ashford Castle, Hotel 41 and The Chesterfield Mayfair each placed in… Read the full press release

Callendar House achieves five-star rating from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A stunning cornerstone of Falkirk’s history has scored a five-star rating from VisitScotland. Callendar House, which dates back to the 14th century, has achieved the national tourism organisation’s top-quality award. The historic house received an “exceptional” score in categories including core experience, hospitality, friendliness, staff efficiency, catering,… Read the full press release

The Gallery at Forth Valley College in Stirling earns a Taste Our Best accolade from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A trailblazing restaurant run by students has received a prestigious food and drink award from VisitScotland. The Gallery at Forth Valley College in Stirling was awarded a Taste Our Best accolade and became the first training restaurant in Scotland to achieve the award. Taste Our Best connects… Read the full press release

Dunstane House achieves the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from VisitScotland

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A boutique hotel offering a breath of fresh Orkney air in the heart of Edinburgh has achieved the highest Quality Assurance (QA) grading from VisitScotland. Dunstane House, situated in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh, recently received a 5-Star Quality Assurance award from the national tourism organisation in… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports wins CIPS awards for “Best People Development Initiative” and “Most Innovative Use of Technology”

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports’ Procurement and Logistics Department has won the “Best People Development Initiative” and “Most Innovative Use of Technology” at a ceremony held in Dubai by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply – CIPS. Recognized as international standards of excellence within the industry,… Read the full press release