Category: Travel Award News

San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor

San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:40 0

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, the iconic South of Market hotel, is proud to announce that its longtime employee, Drew Tenerio, was one of just 10 ... Read More

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

What is the most important prize in Chinese international tourism?

editor editor- May 18, 2019 00:19 0

by Apolónia Rodrigues, special to eTN The Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Award issued a Bronze prize in the Innovation category to Dark Sky® Alqueva. The ... Read More

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 16:15 0

ILGA-Europe has announced that Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index 2019 for the fourth year running. Out ... Read More

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

United Airlines upgraded mobile app wins Webby Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 19:35 0

Last night at the 23rd Annual Webby Awards in New York City, United Airlines accepted the "People's Voice" Webby Award in the "Business and Finance" ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and  Education

UNWTO Secretary-General to present Platino Award for Cinema and Education

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 23:30 0

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili will recognize the Ibero-American film industry´s commitment to sustainability, openness and inclusivity at the upcoming ... Read More

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:23 0

LATAM Airlines Group was named for the second year running as the 'Best Global Airline in South America' in the Passenger Experience Association of Airlines ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:10 0

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) allied membership at ... Read More

Middle East’s Leading Airport Hotel named at World Travel Awards 2019

Middle East’s Leading Airport Hotel named at World Travel Awards 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 14:51 0

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has won the prestigious award for Middle East's Leading Airport Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2019. The glamorous Gala Awards ... Read More

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

Seychelles shines again as the destination is awarded “Best Destination – Africa” in Mumbai

editor editor- May 4, 2019 00:55 0

The Seychelles received laurels at the Geo Spa Global Spa India Awards by winning the Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Destination – Africa” that took ... Read More

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 18:36 0

At an international event held in Dubai, Lebanon was crowned the most beautiful in the Middle East, as Chateau Rweiss won the international DWP ACE ... Read More

Voting opens for 5th annual World Spa Awards

Voting opens for 5th annual World Spa Awards

editor editor- April 30, 2019 20:48 0

The international voting window for the World Spa Awards 2019 – the spa and wellness sector’s most trusted annual awards program – is now open. ... Read More

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 17:15 0

It’s hard to stand out from the crowd when you’re one of 2,800 exhibitors – but the Moroccan National Provincial Tourist Office has been adjudged ... Read More

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:55 0

Avis Budget Group has been awarded multiple accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards, for its car rental brands Avis and Budget, across the Middle ... Read More

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:48 0

Shaza, a unique luxury hotel brand inspired by the cultures of the Silk Route, walked off with no less than five trophies at the World ... Read More

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 16:09 0

The Middle East’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The elite of the travel industry gathered ... Read More

World Travel Awards heads to Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

World Travel Awards heads to Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:21 0

Abu Dhabi is reinforcing its standing as a world-class events destination as it steps up to host the most important night of the year for ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’

Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:30 0

Russia's Aeroflot has been once again named the Favorite International Airline in China. The award was given to Aeroflot for the third consecutive year at ... Read More

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares to host World Travel Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:35 0

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to Yas Island’s series of world-class attractions, is stepping up to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) ... Read More

Wynn Resorts named highest-scoring hotel company in the world

Wynn Resorts named highest-scoring hotel company in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 18:00 0

Wynn Resorts announces that it has earned the distinction of being the highest-scoring hotel company in the world as rated by Forbes Travel Guide, outranking ... Read More

Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating

Montréal-Trudeau Airport awarded prestigious 4-Star rating

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 19:00 0

Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL) has for the first time been awarded a prestigious 4-Star rating under the Skytrax World Airport Star Rating program, joining the ranks ... Read More

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

IGLTA honors ITB Berlin for its commitment to LGBT+ travel segment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:00 0

The reward for promoting awareness and acceptance of the LGBT+ Community in the global tourism industry: at the Annual Global Convention, which will take place ... Read More

‘Most Nationalities in a Swimming Pool’: Yas Waterworld earns Guinness World Records title

‘Most Nationalities in a Swimming Pool’: Yas Waterworld earns Guinness World Records title

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 15:10 0

Following an initiative held by the World's Leading Waterpark to celebrate the Year of Tolerance, which took place on Friday April 12, Yas Waterworld succeeded ... Read More

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:25 0

Today, United Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Linda Jojo, was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the 2019 Top ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 19:45 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Chairman Peter DeFazio ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:02 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its 2019 Grassroots Travel Champion Award. ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:17 0

It was during an appreciation event held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Hilton Labriz Jetty at Belombre that 14 employees of the Seychelles ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

Seychelles recognized as world’s Most Beautiful Island at GQ Travel Awards Russia

editor editor- March 29, 2019 19:50 0

Destination Seychelles was cited as “The Most Beautiful Island” in the world after walking away with the title at the GQ Travel Awards, a ceremony ... Read More

Jamaica voted one of the best destinations in the world

Jamaica voted one of the best destinations in the world

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:12 0

Jamaica has been listed in the Top 25 Best Destinations in the World for 2019 on renowned travel website TripAdvisor. The island is the only ... Read More

Chairman of IMEX Group honored with EN Pioneer Award

Chairman of IMEX Group honored with EN Pioneer Award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:04 0

Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group has been honored by Exhibition News with its Pioneer Award. The Award was presented by Julian Agostini, Managing ... Read More

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

Saint Lucian taxi company receives international service excellence certification

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:41 0

A Saint Lucian taxi firm has become the first tourism taxi company in the Caribbean to be Hospitality Assured (HA) certified, an international certification programme ... Read More

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