Condé Nast Traveler honors Waldorf Astoria and Conrad properties with 14 Readers’ Choice Awards

Eight properties ranked within top 10 and six properties ranked within top five MCLEAN, Va., 2020-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Last week, Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 33rd annual Readers’ Choice Awards, recognizing 14 unique properties within Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) luxury portfolio. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts earned 11 property awards and Conrad Hotels &… Read the full press release

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas recognised with 25 accolades in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller US and UK Readers’ Choice Awards

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas wakes to news that its portfolio of luxury properties around the world has been recognised with a total of 25 accolades in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller US and UK Readers’ Choice Awards. The magazines represent the most prestigious and highly respected… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas named one of the top ten resorts in Western Mexico in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

The ultra-luxury Resort is recognised as one of the top ten resorts in Western Mexico Costa Palmas, Los Cabos, Mexico, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas has been named one of the top ten resorts in Western Mexico in the coveted 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. This marks the second accolade… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur named the #1 Hotel in Asia outside Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore in the 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards By Condé Nast Traveler

Hotel ranks #1 in Asia outside Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore, and #1 in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur has been named the #1 Hotel in Asia outside Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the renowned international travel publication. The top accolade also marks the… Read the full press release

Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards recognised Four Seasons Hotel and Residences at The Surf Club as the #1 Hotel in Florida

Oceanfront hotel tops state list outside Miami Surfside, Florida, U.S.A., 2020-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Condé Nast Traveler today (October 6, 2020) announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Four Seasons Hotel and Residences at The Surf Club recognised as the #1 Hotel in Florida outside Miami. Of the award, General… Read the full press release

ACI and Amadeus team up for 2020 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards

ASQ awards represent the highest possible industry accolade for airport customer experience Montreal, Canada, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World and Amadeus today (August 26, 2020) announced a strategic partnership to deliver this year’s world-renowned Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards. The annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards recognize and reward… Read the full press release

PATA to announce PATA Gold Awards 2020 winners live during Virtual PTM 2020

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will be announcing the PATA Gold Awards 2020 live during Virtual PTM 2020. Supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year’s awards will recognise the achievements of 21 Gold Awards and three Grand Title Winners during the Online PATA Gold… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines wins four awards in the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Awards for Airlines

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Jul 28, 2020) that it was recognized by Tripadvisor as a winner of four awards in the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Awards for Airlines. Awards are based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews. Award winners are known for consistently receiving… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards

Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has been named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards in the category of Top 10 North Africa and Middle East City Hotels. For more than 20 years, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has… Read the full press release

48 Preferred Hotels & Resorts member hotels recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to celebrate 48 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2020, as well as its longtime affiliate The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts,… Read the full press release

Over 35 Ascend Hotels ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets on Tripadvisor

Eight Properties from Choice Hotels’ Industry-Leading Soft Brand Collection Claimed Top Spot in Their Markets ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 35 properties in the Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., have ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets… Read the full press release

dnata earned IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Iraq

Erbil, Iraq, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to be recognised for achieving the highest safety standards. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Iraq, following the successful completion of a comprehensive audit of… Read the full press release

Arkansas’ Fort Smith ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Fort Smith, Ark. ranked No. 6 in WalletHub’s list of best cities for staycations, a vacation spent at home or nearby. Citing 2020 as a likely year for people to take a staycation, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities – including the 150 most populated U.S…. Read the full press release

SFO wins multiple honors in the 2020 SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards

Airport scores multiple awards in SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards for 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has received multiple honors in the SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Awards for 2020. In the category “Best Airports 2020: 50 to 60 million passengers,” SFO was the highest-rated airport in… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards named Freddie Awards’ Best Customer Service for the eighth consecutive year

Southwest also won Best Redemption Ability, Best Loyalty Credit Card and Program of the Year DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (May 7, 2020) its frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards®, held onto the Freddie Awards title of Best Customer Service for the eighth consecutive year. The Rapid… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Foundation awards $315,000 LIFT grants in response to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $315,000 to 23 nonprofits in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. These LIFT grants, the first round of 2020, are in response to urgent needs of food insecurity, shelter, remote educational support and other needs of families caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 has had a profound… Read the full press release

Entries to the PATA Gold Awards 2020 now accepted

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel and tourism industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the PATA Gold Awards 2020. The deadline for submissions is May 14, 2020. The PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Presentation will… Read the full press release

Grand Prairie Center executive director Renee Robison and CJRW co-founder Wayne Woods inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center, and Wayne Woods, co-founder of CJRW, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during a noon luncheon Monday, March 2, at the 46th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference is being held at… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways committing to sponsor the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards for 10 years

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 years Winner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize money Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today (03 March 2020) that nominations have opened for the second edition of the IATA Diversity &… Read the full press release

OCS and Bristol Airport recognised for excellent accessible facilities

The international survey conducted by Altogether Travel ranked Bristol and Gatwick Airports as the joint-best in providing accessible facilities. LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — OCS and Bristol Airport have been recognised for excellent accessible facilities following a survey conducted by Altogether Travel. The survey ranked 17 UK and five international airports on… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

Travelport achieves level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from IATA

Langley, UK, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, the leading technology company serving the global travel industry has achieved level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from IATA. This certification confirms Travelport is able to provide full offer and order management and servicing of an NDC booking, complementing the current capabilities of voiding tickets… Read the full press release

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza’s fine dining restaurant Orchids at Palm Court earns numerous awards

CINCINNATI, OHIO, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, a National Historic Landmark hotel and one of the world’s finest examples of French Art Deco Design, has been named Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ No. 1 Food & Beverage Hotel in the USA on multiple occasions throughout the last decade. To kick off 2020, Orchids… Read the full press release

Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda selected in the Travel + Leisure 2020 ‘It List’ of Best New Hotels in the World

Cape Town, South Africa, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda has been selected in the Travel + Leisure 2020 ‘It List’ of Best New Hotels in the World. Opened in August 2019, the lodge, named after a legendary silverback gorilla, is set on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes… Read the full press release

Le Sirenuse Miami at Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club recognized with 2 Forks by Gambero Rosso

Prestigious award recognises Surfside restaurant as one of the best Italian restaurants abroad Surfside, Florida, U.S.A., 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club announces that Le Sirenuse Miami has been awarded 2 Forks by Gambero Rosso in its first-ever Miami edition. Gambero Rosso’s list serves as a digital guide to the best… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport staff recognized for significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of Russia’s transportation system

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 25, 2020, the Minister of Transportation of the Russian Federation awarded the staff of Sheremetyevo International Airport a plaque “In Commemoration of the 210th Anniversary of the Transportation Department and Education” for their significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of the country’s transportation… Read the full press release

Emirates’ wine programme recognised at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky 2019 Awards

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ stellar wine programme was recognised at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky 2019 Awards held in London yesterday. The airline picked up multiple awards including 2 Gold awards, 2 Silver awards and a Bronze award for its carefully curated wine lists. The awards include: Gold… Read the full press release

Travelzoo® recognized with two silvers at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards

TORONTO and NEW YORK, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global internet media company that publishes exclusive offers and experiences for members, has been awarded two silvers at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs), the country’s premier digital publishing awards program. Travelzoo was recognized in the categories of “Best Branded Content/Online Campaign” for its 2019 collaboration with Roots, one… Read the full press release

Shannon Group congratulates Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards winners

Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes Praises inspirational young people Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — County Clare’s most outstanding and courageous young, unsung heroes have been honoured at the fifth annual Shannon Group sponsored Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards. Surrounded by proud families and friends at the special event at Woodstock Hotel, Ennis,… Read the full press release

Heathrow: Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) on top spot in ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q4

SAS takes the top spot for the third consecutive quarter, as the airline invests in greener and quieter A320neos and optimises their operational performance Heathrow is one of the world’s first major aviation hubs to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, and the first to target zero carbon by the mid-2030s. Today the airport unveils an eight… Read the full press release