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NEW YORK, NY, July 03, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) is pleased to announce that Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has been awarded the prestigious Five Star Diamond Award during the 20th FIFA World Cup taking place in Brazil. FIFA received the award in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, June 26 2014, in recognition of the FIFA World Cup being the biggest and most viewed single-sport event in the world.
President Joseph Blatter on accepting the award, "It is an honor to receive this special award and on behalf of FIFA I say thank you to the AAHS... We've seen the outpouring of emotions during the FIFA World Cup, once again showing how this game connects and brings people together and has the power to builds bridges among nations."
President Joseph Cinque of AAHS said, "I am very proud to have been here to present President Blatter this award. FIFA has been very innovative and has managed to make the world's greatest sport even better."
The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) is renowned worldwide for awarding excellence in the global travel and luxury services sector. Each year the Academy bestows its coveted international star diamond award exclusively on Five and Six Star quality Hotels, Spas, Destinations, Restaurants, Chefs, Airlines, Cruise Lines, Golf Courses, Private Clubs and High-End Products. All its recipients are deemed to be of pinnacle quality and global recognition.
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