Delta Air Lines was named winner of the 2009 Best Overall Recognition Program award, bestowed by Recognition Professionals International. Among other firms singled out were Scotiabank, which won for Best Management and Responsibility, Best Communication Plan and other categories; Ohio State University Medical Center, which won for Best Recognition Strategy; TELUS Communications, for Program Change and Recognition; and Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare, for Best Program Change and Flexibility.
PRA Destination Management has opened a new office in Boston: PRA New England. Dusty S. Rhodes will serve as president.
The 103-room Capella Castlemartyr in Ireland's Cork County reopened last month under new management. The 18-month-old luxury property, now called Castlemartyr Golf Course, Spa and Fitness Centre, had been managed by West Paces Hotel Group and was shuttered last November. The property is now run by the same team that manages Dromoland Castle, a landmark luxury resort in County Clare.