18 July 2013
GlobeRunner Awards Honor the World’s Top Travel Companies
DUBAI, U.A.E., 18th July 2013: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has been awarded ‘Best Airline Food and Wine’ by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by affluent frequent business travelers.
The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world's best airlines, hotels chains, automobile manufacturers, car rental agencies, luggage manufacturers, and travel websites. Voting was conducted online from January 9 through March 15, 2013, and over 110,000 votes were cast by readers.
“At Emirates, we are always in pursuit of excellence and are constantly seeking to ways to deliver the finest product when it comes to hospitality. Food and Beverage are at the core,” said Robin Padgett, Emirates Divisional Vice President, Catering. “We are dedicated to offering our customers the finest cuisine in the world using the very best of produce that we can source. We believe that it is these high standards that keep our loyal customers coming back. We will continue to push the limits and explore new ideas, to ensure we are offering our passengers a dining experience that is comparable to some of the finest restaurants in the world.”
“Emirates has been singled out by the road warrior readers of Frequent Business Traveler for the best Airline Food and Wine,” said Jonathan Spira, Editorial Director of Frequent Business Traveler. “Our readers’ very selective preferences combined with their extensive patronage of hotels, airlines, and everything travel-related make their votes particularly meaningful.”
The award was presented yesterday at a ceremony at The Penn Club in New York City. Coverage of the awards is available online at www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2012/07/globerunner-2013.