Adventure Travel Conservation Fund: New nonprofit for the travel industry

Seattle, WA, 2016-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Conservation Fund (ATCF), a new nonprofit for the travel industry, was unveiled on September 20th to a gathering of over 800 international travel operators, buyers and media. The purpose of the ATCF is to directly fund local organizations engaged in the conservation of unique natural… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways launched its 2015 Sustainable Development Report “Together for Tomorrow”

HONG KONG, 2016-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways has launched its 2015 Sustainable Development Report, which outlines the various sustainable development measures undertaken by the airline and the Cathay Pacific Group’s Hong Kong-based subsidiaries. The theme of the report is “Together for Tomorrow”. Cathay Pacific is committed to sustainable development as it believes… Read the full press release

Get out and enjoy Oregon’s bicycling and parks infrastructure on Bike Your Park Day, Sept. 24

Salem, OR, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of the inaugural Bike Your Park Day, Travel Oregon and Adventure Cycling Association are encouraging Oregonians and visitors to get out and enjoy the state’s exceptional bicycling and parks infrastructure. Bike Your Park Day takes place on Saturday, Sept. 24, coinciding with National Public Lands Day,… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport and Kent District Library launch “Little Free Library – Take a Book, Leave a Book”

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Free books are now available at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) thanks to a partnership with the Kent District Library (KDL). KDL’s program “Little Free Library – Take a Book, Leave a Book” was installed today, and offers travelers a chance to pick up… Read the full press release

The Pennsylvania State University and Zimride by Enterprise launch new transportation option

STATE COLLEGE, Penn., 2016-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is partnering with Zimride by Enterprise, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to launch a new transportation option – an online ride-matching service that easily connects drivers and passengers heading to the same area. The private network – available only to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas to host 3rd annual charity concert in support of Irving Healthcare Foundation’s cancer services

Enjoy music, food trucks, kid’s activities, chili cook off, fireworks – all for a great cause DALLAS, TX, 2016-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Saturday, October 29, 2016 marks an evening of live music, food, drinks, fireworks and fun, as Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas invites the community to help fight cancer… Read the full press release

Four Seasons to raise funds for cancer research during annual Terry Fox Run at Wilket Creek Park in Toronto on September 18, 2016

Terry Fox Run at Wilket Creek Park in Toronto has raised more than CAD 10 million for cancer research since 1981; additional events around the world also support local cancer research and care Toronto, Canada, 2016-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hundreds of Four Seasons corporate and hotel employees will participate in the annual Terry Fox… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Group celebrates International Literacy Day by supporting Room to Read’s Girls’ Education Programme

Agreement signed on International Literacy Day HONG KONG, 2016-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotel Group international hotel management company has today, International Literacy Day, further strengthened its social responsibility mission of enrichment and empowerment through education, in the belief that learning is the foundation of all growth and possibility in life. It has… Read the full press release

Ready Set Fly program to host an educational event for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities at SFO

Ready Set Fly program offers real-world experience of air travel without leaving the ground SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is partnering with The Arc San Francisco and United Airlines to host an educational event for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities and their families.  The “Ready… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson teams up with world famous street artist Joel Bergner as part of its commitment to protect young people at risk

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2016-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the colorful and dynamic midscale hotel brand, today announces that it will partner for a second time with world famous street artist Joel Bergner as part of its on-going commitment to protecting young people at risk across the world. “Adding Color to Lives” is… Read the full press release

IPK International and ITB Berlin: Despite declining birth rates, family trips are on the rise

IPK International and ITB Berlin examine trends in family trips abroad – steady growth despite declining birth rates in many countries – Spain is the most popular destination for families BERLIN, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Despite declining birth rates, family trips are on the rise. In 2015, around 78 million Europeans went on… Read the full press release

Lufthansa celebrates its 60th anniversary of scheduled service to Brazil with Help Alliance aid initiatives

Reigning beach volleyball Olympic champions Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann visit Lufthansa Help Alliance project COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — On 15 August, at the start of the second week of the Olympic Games, Lufthansa celebrates its 60th anniversary of scheduled service to Brazil. In 1956, a Lockheed Super Star with 48 first-class… Read the full press release

Heathrow installs fifty new noise monitors in local areas

50 new noise monitors are being added to more than double the airport’s existing network New figures show a 5.5% increase in the proportion of quieter, new generation aircraft using the airport Heathrow launches its second ‘Blueprint for Noise Reduction’ today LONDON, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has begun the installation of fifty new… Read the full press release

Heathrow works with Alzheimer’s Society to support its commitment to be the world’s first dementia friendly airport

LONDON, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow is working with Alzheimer’s Society to change global attitudes towards dementia as part of the charity’s Dementia Friendly Communities programme. The airport has pledged to make all 76,000 people that work at the airport dementia aware through the provision of ‘Dementia Friends’ sessions, training and online resources. The… Read the full press release

Heathrow poll shows support for its expansion plans remains strong in local communities

      51% of residents in 12 local constituencies support expansion at Heathrow, and 35% oppose       59% of residents feel positive about the airport, and only 8% feel negative LONDON, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Populus polling released by Heathrow today shows support for the airport’s expansion plans remains strong in local communities. … Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip announces spa treatments, special yoga classes, and afternoon tea — all created just for kids

In July and August 2016, young guests can indulge in spa treatments, yoga classes and afternoon tea – all created just for kids Macau, China, 2016-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip has launched a special summer program for children. During July and August 2016, the activities will enliven their holidays… Read the full press release

The Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns to the airfield of Midway International Airport on September 18

5K Family Run/Walk, held directly on the Midway Airport Airfield, to benefit Special Children’s Charities/Special Olympics Chicago CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the most exciting and unique 5k races in the city – The Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk – will return to the airfield of Midway International Airport on Sunday, September… Read the full press release

British Airways survey shows how Brits plan their holidays

Brits have 21 days annual leave a year on average At half-way point only one-third of allowance has been used More than half (57 per cent) have panic booked a holiday, leaving them feeling stressed (36 percent), annoyed (19 percent) and panicked or worried (18 percent) Scots have the most leave, averaging at 23.7 days… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Ownership launches “Show Your Travel Side” sweepstakes

Share Your Favorite Vacation with Us and Enter for a Chance to Win Prizes ORLANDO, Fla., 2016-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is inviting you to “Show Your Travel Side” this summer by sharing… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains launch ‘Tea & Talk’ campaign to benefit The Mental Health Foundation

Virgin Trains pledges to donate at least £100,000 to The Mental Health Foundation First initiative unveiled to kick off donations towards goal Support for the ‘Tea & Talk’ campaign on board Virgin Trains LONDON, 2016-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains on the West Coast has today announced an initiative that will see 10p… Read the full press release

The Calgary Airport Authority launches new program featuring canine companions to enhance the passenger experience at Calgary International Airport

Calgary, AB, 2016-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority (the Authority) today launched a new program featuring canine companions to enhance the passenger experience at Calgary International Airport (YYC). The Pre-Board Pals program brings furry guests and their volunteer sidekicks, to one of Canada’s busiest airports to interact with and bring smiles to… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Runway Run raised £5,000 for two chosen charities – CLIC Sargent and Flying Start

MANCHESTER, UK, 2016-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 60 runners took part in a charity race around the runways of Manchester Airport on Sunday, raising almost £5,000 for two charities. The 6km race was organised by Manchester Airport and British Airways to raise money for their two chosen charities – CLIC Sargent and Flying… Read the full press release

VisitScotland survey reveals that 82% of visitors agree that local people add to the holiday experience

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — New research by VisitScotland has shown that the people of Scotland play a more integral role than ever before in the tourist experience. The Scotland Visitor Survey, the biggest of its kind produced by the national tourism organisation, reveals that 82% of visitors agree that local people add… Read the full press release

VisitEngland announces the shortlist for Tourism Superstar 2016

VisitEngland, the national tourist board has announced the shortlist for Tourism Superstar 2016. LONDON, 2016-1-6 — /Travel PR News/ — The tribute to tourism star players was launched in 2012 as part of English Tourism Week (this year running from 5 – 13 March) and is supported by the Daily Mirror. The campaign recognises the dedication and passion… Read the full press release

Heathrow Community Fund announced £250,000 funding for local charities and community groups

Almost £250,000 in funding for local projects promoting sustainability in 2015 This funding is part of the total £700,000 allocated to local charities and community programmes through the Heathrow Community Fund The Fund is supported by an annual donation by Heathrow Airport, as well as the income generated from aircraft noise fines LONDON, 2015-12-23 —… Read the full press release

Korean Air: Biography of Hanjin Group founder Cho Choong-hoon titled ‘BUSINESS as an ART” has been published

Seoul, Korea, 2015-11-4 — /Travel PR News/ — A biography of the late Chairman and founder of Hanjin Group, Cho Choong-hoon, titled ‘BUSINESS as an ART’, has been published and is now available to the public. An event, to launch the book detailing Mr. Cho’s extraordinary achievements, was held during the 70th anniversary celebration of the Hanjin… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire will host its second Wedding Showcase of the year

Hampshire, England, 2015-10-1 — /Travel PR News/ — On Sunday, November 8, 2015, Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire will be hosting its second Wedding Showcase of the year, inviting guests to explore the stunning venue and meet a hand-picked selection of the very best luxury suppliers in the wedding industry. Just an hour from central London, this… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International President and CEO rappels down 15 stories at the 2 Bethesda Metro Center to raise awareness on addiction

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2015-10-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Steve Joyce, President and CEO, Choice Hotels International, rappels down 15 stories at the 2 Bethesda Metro Center to raise awareness for Shatterproof, an organization dedicated to transforming the way our nation helps prevent and treat addiction.  Mr. Joyce was joined by more than 50 Choice employees… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport hosts series of musical and dance performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sep 15 – Oct 15

Washington Dulles International Airport will host a series of musical and dance performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15.  Washington, DC, 2015-9-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport will host a series of musical and dance performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which… Read the full press release

Initiative de la SNCB pour aider plus rapidement les voyageurs à mobilité réduite

Brussels, Belgium, 2015-9-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Ces dernières années, la SNCB a amélioré l’accès à ses gares et trains pour les personnes à mobilité réduite. Dans 131 gares, elles peuvent compter sur une assistance personnelle pour monter et descendre du train. Pour ce faire, la SNCB demande de réserver 24 heures à l’avance,… Read the full press release