Hilton, Lufthansa, Swiss, Singapore and American Voted World's Top Travel Companies by Frequent Business Traveler Readers GlobeRunner Awards Honor the World's Best Hotels, Airlines, Car Rental Agencies, Travel Websites and Other Providers PR Newswire NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, American Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Transaero Airlines, and Emirates Airline have been named best in class by readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by affluent frequent business travelers. The Hilton chain was recognized as favorite in the Americas, Asia/Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). American Airlines took top honors as best airline in the Americas; Transaero won its award for service in Europe/Middle East/Africa; while Singapore Airlines scored tops for the Asia/Pacific region. The publication's readers bestowed two awards to Lufthansa - best first class lounge as well as best frequent flyer program. Honors for Best Airport in the Americas went to John F. Kennedy International Airport. Top recognition also went to BMW as the Best Automobile Manufacturer and Hertz as Best Car Rental Chain. The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world's best airlines, hotel chains, automobile manufacturers, car rental agencies, luggage manufacturers and travel websites. Voting was conducted online from January 9 through March 15, and over 110,000 votes were cast by readers. "Every day, our readers crisscross the globe, patronizing the world's leading hotels, airlines, and travel-related services," said Jonathan Spira, editorial director of Frequent Business Traveler. "The GlobeRunner Awards are their awards. Their knowledge and desire for the best are reflected in the list of winners we are recognizing." The awards were presented at a ceremony at The Penn Club in New York City. Coverage of the awards is available online at http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2013/07/globerunner-2013/ The complete list of GlobeRunner award winners is: oBest Airline in Asia/Pacific: Singapore Airlines oBest Airline in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Transaero Airlines oBest Airline in the Americas: American Airlines oBest First Class Lounges: Lufthansa oBest Business Class Lounges: Swiss International Air Lines oBest Airport in Asia/Pacific: Singapore Changi Airport oBest Airport in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Dubai International Airport oBest Airport in the Americas: John F. Kennedy International Airport oBest Airline Alliance: Star Alliance oBest Frequent Flyer Program: Lufthansa Miles & More oBest Airline Food and Wine: Emirates Airline oBest Hotel Chain in Asia/Pacific: Hilton Hotels & Resorts oBest Hotel Chain in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Hilton Hotels & Resorts oBest Hotel Chain in The Americas: Hilton Hotels & Resorts oBest Hotel Chain/Group Loyalty Program: Hilton HHonors oBest Hotel Chain Dining/Restaurant: Hilton Hotels & Resorts oBest Credit/Charge Card Points Program: American Express Membership Rewards oBest Mobile Phone Coverage in North America: AT&T oBest Web Site for Booking Travel: Expedia oBest General Travel Site: FlyerTalk oBest Car Rental Chain in the World: Hertz oBest Car Manufacturer in the World: BMW oBest Luggage Maker: Samsonite ABOUT FREQUENT BUSINESS TRAVELER Frequent Business Traveler (http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com) is an online publication that brings must-read travel tips and insights, news, reviews, and local knowledge to globetrotting executives in order to ensure seamless, productive, and successful travel. It is published by Accura Media Group, a publisher of online content for the new class of consumers who prefer luxury, eco-friendliness and smart design. SOURCE Frequent Business Traveler Website: http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com Contact: Henry Feintuch, email@example.com, +1-212 808-4901; or Emily Simmons, firstname.lastname@example.org, +1-212-808-4904
Hilton, Lufthansa, Swiss, Singapore and American Voted World's Top Travel Companies by Frequent Business Traveler Readers
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