Historic Environment Support Fund awards £241,995 to more than 20 heritage projects

Funding to provide training opportunities and the restoration of historic structures will benefit local communities and economies throughout Scotland EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2021-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A historic Tolbooth steeple in Fife, the B-listed former Govanhill Picture House and a traditional skills training programme targeting disadvantaged people in Perth and Kinross are just some… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai’s Brady Riggs named in GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America for 2021-2022

PGA Tour Instructor Brady Riggs celebrates 14 years on the prestigious list Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Brady Riggs, Director of Instruction of the Hualalai Golf Hale at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, has been named in GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America for 2021-2022. Riggs has consistently appeared on the biennial Top 100 list since… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings

AirlineRatings ‘Airline of the Year’ awards acknowledge the best in aviation Qatar Airways has won Airline of the Year, Best Middle East Airline, Best Catering and Best Business Class DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings. The airline has also clinched the… Read the full press release

The Hostal Aptofive in Cuba has obtained the Travelers’ Choice ​​Awards 2021 granted by Tripadvisor

Hostal Aptofive in Havana Cuba

Salamanca, México , 2021-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hostal Aptofive operating in Havana, Cuba since 2013, has obtained the 2017 and 2018 certificates of excellence Awards and the Travelers’ Choice ​​Awards 2020 and 2021; these are awards annually granted by Tripadvisor, the largest travel portal in the world These prizes are annually awarded… Read the full press release

APEX again awards five-star APEX status to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) annually conducts an extensive survey among airline passengers. This study analyses evaluations of more than a million flights operated by around 600 airlines. Passengers are asked to rate features such as seat comfort, cabin service, food and drinks, entertainment and Wi-Fi…. Read the full press release

Marriott International named to 2021 Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list

Company Also Named to 2021 Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second consecutive year Marriott International, Inc. has earned the top score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) and been named to the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion list…. Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces recipients of its 2020 Spirit of True Hospitality Awards

Company presents “Spirit of True Hospitality” awards to hotels ranked highly by guests Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the recipients of its 2020 Spirit of True Hospitality Awards. The annual awards program recognizes the outstanding service, dedication, and… Read the full press release

Wyndham Destinations recognized with seven awards at the 2021 ARDA Timeshare Together Conference

ORLANDO, Fla., 2021-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership business, was honored with seven awards at the 2021 American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Timeshare Together Conference in the areas of Sales & Marketing and Management & Administration. Among the company’s award wins, the Wyndham Destinations Club Wyndham Clearwater Beach sales… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines honors Colleen C. Barrett with the introduction of CCB Institute

Carrier honors President Emeritus Colleen C. Barrett. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 26, 2021) introduced the Colleen C. Barrett Institute for Cultural Excellence & Customer Service (CCB Institute), a website honoring Colleen C. Barrett and her incredible passion for nurturing a vibrant corporate Culture. As the Company… Read the full press release

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2021: Emirates voted ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ for the eighth consecutive time

DUBAI, UAE, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has been voted ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ for the eighth consecutive time by the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2021. The airline also took home accolades for ‘Airline with the Best First Class’, and ‘Airline with Best Economy Class’. The wins demonstrate Emirates’ strategic approach to continuously improving… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels congratulates this year’s Best of Choice winners

Company’s Highest Honor Presented to Top Hotels in Domestic and International Portfolio for Excellence in Guest Satisfaction ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, today (May 24, 2021) announced the hotels named as “Best of Choice” award winners. One hotel was… Read the full press release

The Hotel Britomart named in Conde Nast Traveler’s prestigious 2021 Hot List

Conde Nast Traveler’s 2021 Hot List ranks hotel among the world’s best Auckland , New Zealand, 2021-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hotel Britomart has been named one of the best new hotels in the world, landing a place on Conde Nast Traveler’s prestigious 2021 Hot List. The 25th annual edition of the Hot… Read the full press release

Travel Oregon’s Competitive & Recovery Grant Program awards $2.4 million to projects to support and prepare communities for COVID-19 safe travel

Portland, ORE., 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon has awarded $2,408,264.67 through its Competitive & Recovery Grant Program to support economic recovery by investing in projects that enhance and expand the visitor experience and prepare communities and visitors for COVID-19 safe travel. For this grant cycle, Travel Oregon… Read the full press release

EASA grants the first certificate for VR based Flight Simulation Training Device

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted the first certificate for a Virtual Reality (VR) based Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD). The device, for rotorcraft pilots, enhances safety by opening up the possibility of practicing risky manoeuvres in a virtual  environment. This addresses a key… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways Certified with the highest level 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating

Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways has been Certified with the highest level 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating, becoming one of just six airlines worldwide to currently achieve this top recognition. The SKYTRAX COVID-19 Airline Safety Accreditation is regarded as a global benchmark for evaluating COVID-19 safe travel. The COVID-19 Safety… Read the full press release

Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Concourse A Expansion achieved Green Globes® for New Construction certification

Charlotte, North Carolina, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Concourse A Expansion – Phase I achieved Green Globes® for New Construction certification, recognizing sustainability efforts during the design and construction. The certification affirms the Airport’s commitment to current and future building operations best practices, occupant health and wellness, and reducing carbon… Read the full press release

Hyatt ranked No. 16 at the 2021 FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list

Hyatt celebrates this meaningful recognition during an exceptional year for the hospitality industry CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt has been named today (April 12, 2021) to the 2021 FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, an annual ranking of companies with outstanding workplace cultures according to global research and consulting… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named the Airforwarders Association’s Domestic Airline of the Year for the 12th consecutive year

Carrier’s cargo organization recognized during challenging year in commercial aviation history DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is being honored for its consistent work delivering outstanding service for its Customers in 2020. The carrier recently was named the Airforwarders Association’s Domestic Airline of the Year for the 12th consecutive… Read the full press release

Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao honored with One-Diamond rating at 2021 Black Pearl Restaurant Guide Awards

Macau, China, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao received a One-Diamond rating at the Meituan Dianping 2021 Black Pearl Restaurant Guide Award Ceremony held in Yangzhou, Jiangsu on March 26, 2021. The Black Pearl is not only a restaurant guide, but explores and promotes the Chinese culinary culture, and the development… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels and Cambria Hotels recognized for its leadership in travel advertising and digital marketing

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, along with its upscale Cambria Hotels brand, were honored in the 64th annual Adrian Awards for demonstrated excellence and thought leadership in travel advertising and digital marketing in 2020, out of more than 600 entries. The Adrian Awards, presented… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines earns Diamond Certification for APEX’s Inaugural COVID-19 Health Safety Audit for Airlines

Inaugural COVID-19 Health Safety Audit for Airlines Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) became the first airline in Japan to successfully receive Diamond Certification for providing the highest levels of safety measures throughout the travel experience. The inaugural audit was conducted by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines certified earns 5-Star Skytrax COVID-19 Rating

Tokyo, Japan, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has been certified by Skytrax with a 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating, becoming one of the few airlines worldwide to achieve the accolade. The Skytrax COVID-19 Rating is a trusted assessment and certification of airline health and safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic that… Read the full press release

Gulfstream’s APU repair facility recognized as a Center of Excellence by Honeywell Aerospace

State-Of-The-Art Facility Has Completed More Than 2,000 APU Repairs SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (March 15, 2021) announced its auxiliary power unit (APU) repair facility has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by Honeywell Aerospace, the APU manufacturer. “Gulfstream has been a longstanding partner with Honeywell and… Read the full press release

SFO included on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies for 2021

Airport honored for healthy, human-centric design of Harvey Milk Terminal 1 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fast Company, the world’s leading business media brand, has named SFO on its list of Most Innovative Companies for 2021. In the “travel” category, SFO was honored for the environmentally friendly, human-centric design of Harvey… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free congratulate Petra Kvitova on her well-deserved win at the Qatar Total Open 2021

Petra Kvitova defeated Garbiñe Muguruza in the women’s championship final at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free were proud sponsors of the highly-successful women’s tennis competition DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF), the Official Airline and Retail Sponsor of… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson named Best Large Airport in North America by Airports Council International (ACI) World

This recognition from Airports Council International – World underscores Pearson’s ongoing commitment to passenger service excellence, health and safety TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2021-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth year in a row, Toronto Pearson has been named “Best Large Airport in North America serving more than 40 million passengers” by Airports Council International… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Denver recognised as the #1 Best Hotel in Denver by U.S. News and World Report

Denver, U.S.A., 2021-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognised publisher of consumer advice and information, awarded Four Seasons Hotel Denver as the #1 Hotel in the category of Best Hotels in Denver and the #3 in Best Colorado Hotels. “We are extremely proud to be recognised as the #1 Best Hotel in Denver… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail honoured as #1 Best Hotel and #1 Best Resort in Vail by U.S. News & World Report

Vail, U.S.A., 2021-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognised publisher of consumer advice and information, named Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail as the #1 Hotel and #1 Best Resort in the category of Best Hotels in Vail, and the #10 Hotel in the category of Best Hotels in Colorado. “We are… Read the full press release

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort among the 500 best hotels in the world

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Two of Anantara Resorts in Thailand namely Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort have been included in Travel+Leisure USA magazine’s iconic top 500 – an illustrious list that recognizes the 500 best hotels in the world, as chosen by their readers. The… Read the full press release

Eleven Rosewood Hotels & Resorts make it on Travel + Leisure’s 2021 T+L 500 list

Properties honored among the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts Hong Kong, 2021-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Eleven properties from Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, a global leader in luxury travel and lifestyle experiences, have been recognized on Travel + Leisure’s 2021 T+L 500 list. The celebrated awards program made its return this year following a six-year… Read the full press release