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Chinese still find Philippines attractive tourist destination

MANILA Philippines - Despite the bitter territorial dispute in the high seas that has grabbed headlines here and abroad the past year, the Chinese still find the Philippines an attractive tourist dest

Virgin America named best airline in US

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America today took the top honors for "Best Premium Class" among domestic airlines in Condé Nast Traveler's 2012 Business Travel Poll.

Jumeirah Emirates Towers named Best Business Hotel in the Middle East

DUBAI, UAE - Jumeirah Emirates Towers, the luxury city hotel and a Dubai landmark, was presented with the award for the Best Business Hotel in the Middle East at the Business Traveller Magazine Awards

Mexico Tourism Board receives Tourism Board of the Year award

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The Mexico Tourism Board was honored by luxury travel network, Virtuoso, with the first-ever "Virtuoso Tourism Board of the Year" award.

Virgin America ranked No. 1 among domestic airlines

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America today took the top honors for the fifth consecutive year as "Best Domestic Airline" in the prestigious Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards readers' survey.

Oman Air named Best Business Class Airline

MUSCAT — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded ‘Best Business Class Airline, Middle East’ in the prestigious Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012.

TAM receives awards for wines served in First Class

LONDON, England - TAM Airlines has won two of the top categories in Business Traveller’s prestigious "Cellars in the Sky"; awards that recognise airlines for the quality of the wines served on board

Radisson Blu Edinburgh named most environmentally conscious hotel in UK

BRUSSELS - Radisson Blu Edinburgh has been crowned Gram Hotel Sustainable Champion of the Year by Gram UK, the award-winning manufacturer of energy efficient commercial refrigeration.

World’s best hotels with Travelers’ Choice Awards announced

NEWTON, Mass. - The winners of 2012 Travelers' Choice® awards were announced today. The 10th annual awards has revealed premier properties in the U.S.

Air New Zealand named Airline of the Year

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Air Transport World announced the selection of Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2012 as part of the ATW 38th Airline Industry Achievement Awards.

Thai Airways wins Best Airline in Southeast Asia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – On December 1, 2011, Thai Airways International (THAI) accepted the award as the Best Airline in Southeast Asia at Global Traveler Magazine’s 2011 GT Tested Awards.

“Aunty Betty” Kawohiokalani Ellis Jenkins to be honored as 2011 North...

HALE`IWA, O`AHU, Hawaii - The North Shore Chamber of Commerce (NSCOC) is proud to announce "Aunty Betty" Kawohiokalani Ellis Jenkins as 2011 North Shore Kama`aina of the Year.

Virgin Trains wins top UK Customer Satisfaction Award

LONDON, England - Virgin Trains has won the British Quality Foundation's 2011 BQF Achievement Award for Customer Satisfaction, sponsored by Oracle.

Virgin America wins “Best US Airline” award

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing domestic travel, took top honors as "Best U.S.

Airbus voted most attractive employer in France

Airbus has been nominated the most attractive employer in France. The “Palmares Employeur 2011” prize was awarded to Airbus by RegionsJob, a leading French employment website.

Regent Seven Seas named “Best Luxury Cruise Experience”

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Regent Seven Seas Cruises has been recognized as the “Best Luxury Cruise Experience” by Virtuoso®, the leading luxury travel network.

First Chinese business jet operator attains ARGUS Platinum Rating

BEIJING, China - Deer Jet Co., Ltd held an awarding ceremony at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on August 16, 2011, to celebrate the airline attaining the ARGUS Platinum Rating.

The Shore at Katathani named “Number One Hotel In Phuket”

Luxury beachfront pool villa resort, The Shore at Katathani has been crowned ‘Number One Hotel in Phuket’ following its official opening just eight months ago, triumphing over some of Phuket’s f

Marriott’s website named fastest in industry

BETHESDA, Md. - When booking a hotel room online, users are experiencing the best the Internet has to offer.

Crystal Cruises named “World’s Best Large-Ship Cruise Line”

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - With its highest score ever, Crystal Cruises has been voted Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Large-Ship Cruise Line" for an unprecedented 16th consecutive year.

Spain comes out top in Blue Flag Awards

NEWCASTLE, England - The Blue Flag Programme has awarded its prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition to 603 of Spain's best beaches - the Canary Islands alone have been awarded 38, an increase on 2010's n

Namibia wins Best Tourism Board award at Safari Travel Awards

The Namibia Tourism Board is delighted to announce that it has recently been awarded Best Tourism Board in Africa at the Good Safari Guide Awards 2011.

Etihad Airways wins Middle East’s Leading Airline award

Etihad Airways swept the board at the annual World Travel Awards for the Middle East, picking up four gongs including the Middle East's leading airline prize.

Alaska Airlines Visa named ‘Best Loyalty Card’

SEATTLE, Wash. - The Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card was named "Best Loyalty Credit Card" in the Americas for the second year in a row at the Frequent Traveler Awards last night in New York.

American Airlines Cargo wins international award

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines Cargo announced today that, for the fourth year in a row, it has been voted Best Air Cargo Carrier from The Americas by the readers of the London-based publicatio

HK Regal Airport Hotel named World’s Best Airport Hotel

Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong, has edged out airport hotels around the world to be named World’s Best Airport Hotel and Best Airport Hotel Asia.

Bavarian hub takes sixth “European champion” title

Munich Airport has yet again been voted Europe’s best airport in the World Airport Awards.