New Edition of VisitEngland’s The Pink Book Launched

VisitEngland has today launched the latest version of The Pink Book, a guide designed to give English accommodation providers an overview of their legal obligations.  Britain, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its ninth edition, ‘The Pink Book: Legislation for tourist accommodation’ provides a common-sense approach to running an accommodation business – from food… Read the full press release

Spring Training Camps for Youth And Professional Athletes Offered in Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows offering youth spring training camps, set alongside some of the world’s best skiers and riders Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 57 feet of cumulative snowfall to date, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is primed to once again host Tahoe’s longest season, with spring operations lasting into June… Read the full press release

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The 8th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Unlocking the secrets to effective public speaking”, takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on June 26 – 28. This latest programme from PATA is designed to empower… Read the full press release

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators   Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In August 2016, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) formally implemented Part-NCC, which applies to non-commercial operators of complex aircraft based in an EU member state. However, implementation of Part-NCC has brought to light… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts programme of activities to increase awareness of its employees’ understanding of those with autism

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April and support the UN World Autism Awareness campaign, Qatar Airways has partnered with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) to offer a programme of activities to employees of the national carrier during the month of April. The activities are designed… Read the full press release

Immerse in Local Japanese Communities With AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announces the expansion of its Trips platform in Japan, adding bookable local experiences in both Tokyo and Osaka and Tokyo guidebooks to the thousands of homes already available to stay in. For visitors, Trips is a way to experience a different side of the city,… Read the full press release

Experience New Delhi with AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announced the launch of its new Trips platform in New Delhi, adding 15 bookable local Experiences to the thousands of homes available to stay in. Launched in November 2016, Airbnb Trips currently has over 800 active Experiences available, with bookers from over 73 different countries… Read the full press release

Safety and Sustainability to be Addressed in Inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Creating Sustainable and Safe Operations in an Interconnected World” will be the theme for the inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference. This is the successor event to the successful IATA Ops Conference, with an increased emphasis on safety content. “Safety… Read the full press release

LAX launches airport wide employee training to deliver a gold-standard airport and exceptional experiences

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing efforts to put passengers first, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) reached another milestone in its guest-experience program with an airport wide employee training to raise awareness of Los Angeles World Airport’s (LAWA) vision to deliver a gold-standard airport and exceptional experiences. Just last week, LAX… Read the full press release

Renowned photographer Joe McNally to host four-day photography workshops at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

                National Geographic photographer hosts four-day photography experiences with interactive instruction and unique shoots Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai partners with renowned photographer Joe McNally to offer immersive photography workshops. This spring, the Resort will welcome the internationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer whose… Read the full press release

IATA and Hasan Kalyoncu University partner to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport

Gaziantep, Turkey, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU) announced a new partnership agreement to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport. Scheduled to open in 2018, Istanbul New Airport is forecast to be one of the largest in the world, with… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International commits to help grow tourism in The Bahamas

Global Cruise Line Commits Significant Investment with Plans to Enhance CocoCay Private Island Destination and Expand Training and Employment for Bahamian Nationals Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International, has committed to a multi-year agreement with the island nation of The Bahamas that will help grow tourism… Read the full press release

Embraer announces Azul Brazilian Airlines as launch operator of the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —  Embraer announced today that Azul Brazilian Airlines, the largest operator of the E195s current-generation in the world, will be the launch operator of the E195-E2. Azul’s contract with Embraer is for up to 50 aircraft, being 30 firm orders and 20 purchase rights. “Azul… Read the full press release

Embraer presents the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, SP, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In a ceremony held today at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2. With the first flight scheduled for… Read the full press release

AHLEF raised more than $8,000,000 in its fundraising efforts to fund hospitality scholarships, professional development, research

Funds go toward hospitality scholarships, professional development, research Washington, D.C., 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF) today (February 22, 2017) announced that it has raised more than $8,000,000 in its fundraising efforts to promote hospitality’s future talent through scholarships, professional development opportunities and research. The campaign, Opening Doors… Read the full press release

Cessna Citation Latitude made 42 deliveries in 2016 — the most delivered midsize jet in the world for 2016

WICHITA, Kan, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that the Cessna Citation Latitude has quickly become one of the world’s best-selling business jets since entering the market in August 2015, and is the leader in the midsize segment with more deliveries in 2016 than any other… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation and University of Dubuque launch new relationship; university placed initial order of 11 Skyhawk aircraft

  WICHITA, Kan, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has signed a multi-year agreement with the University of Dubuque, establishing the university’s commitment to purchase new flight training aircraft solely from Textron Aviation through 2026 to modernize its fleet. As part of the new agreement,… Read the full press release

IATA and ENAC expand aviation training and education partnership to include aviation research and studies

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in cooperation with the École nationale de l’aviation civile (ÉNAC) announced the expansion of their aviation training and education partnership to include aviation research and studies. IATA and ENAC agreed to: Jointly plan new advanced master programs by aviation sector (airlines and… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European Flight Academy of the Lufthansa Group

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on www.austrianpilot.at VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance and Kiron Open Higher Education open study center for refugees in Berlin

A meeting place and study center for refugee students Lufthansa help students achieve social and cultural integration Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Education is one of the key factors for the successful and long-term integration of people of non-German origin. This is why help alliance, the relief organization of the Lufthansa Group,… Read the full press release

Cornell University wins Park Inn® by Radisson’s ‘INNovation Room’ competition

BRUSSELS, Belgium,, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Students from Cornell University, one of the world’s leading hospitality management schools, have been crowned the winners of a global competition from Park Inn® by Radisson that aims to drive innovation and enhance guest experience. The team consisting of four students topped eight other entries in the ‘INNovation… Read the full press release

Delaware North and Buffalo Public Schools’ Emerson School of Hospitality host culinary competition

12 teams will compete to win $1,000 grand prize BUFFALO, NY,  2017-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, a privately-held, global hospitality company based in Buffalo, is collaborating with the Buffalo Public Schools’ Emerson School of Hospitality to host a rigorous culinary competition. Forty-eight high school students, making up 12 teams, will compete every Friday… Read the full press release

Pittsburgh International Airport to host “First Time Flyers” course on Dec. 17

PITTSBURGH, 2016-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Pittsburgh International Airport announces the launch of “First Time Flyers,” a program that will take new or infrequent air travelers from the booking process through boarding an aircraft. The course will be available from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Pittsburgh International Airport. Course attendees will… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality and Marriott International launch Tahseen hospitality training programme

Marriott International Leadership Development Programme created in response to rising need for Qatari leaders and managers within the hospitality industry   Doha, Qatar, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, the leading hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, and Marriott International today announced the launch of Tahseen hospitality training programme, a unique initiative… Read the full press release

Mario DiDomizio Excellence in Education Scholarship announced at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading travel retailer Hudson Group CEO Joe DiDomizio and American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) President and CEO Todd Hauptli today announced the creation of the Mario DiDomizio Excellence in Education Scholarship, to be awarded annually to deserving sons and daughters of Hudson Group employees who are… Read the full press release

South African Airways: recruitment scam inviting young people to apply for cabin crew training programme

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn members of the public of the re-emergence of a recruitment scam inviting young people to apply for cabin crew training programme. This appears to be yet another attempt by criminals to prey on unsuspecting members of the public. “There is… Read the full press release

GBTA launches its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB

Partnership Officially Launches in May 2017 with Inaugural Joint Conference in Sydney Alexandria, VA , 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – is pleased to announce the launch of its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB…. Read the full press release

Applications now open for Cathay Dragon Aviation Certificate Programme 2017

Applications now open for Cathay Dragon Aviation Certificate Programme 2017   HONG KONG, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Dragon Aviation Certificate Programme (CDACP), the newly renamed flagship initiative under the Cathay Dragon Youth Aviation Academy, offers young people an invaluable learning opportunity to explore the fascinating multi-faceted world of aviation over a period… Read the full press release

Cessna announces second aircraft in Citation Longitude flight test program successfully completed its first flight

Cessna announces second aircraft in Citation Longitude flight test program successfully completed its first flight   WICHITA, Kan., 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (NOVEMBER 21, 2016) announced that the second aircraft in the Citation Longitude flight test program has successfully… Read the full press release

Cessna Aircraft Company announces university partners for the 2017 Top Hawk program

Cessna Aircraft Company announces university partners for the 2017 Top Hawk program   WICHITA, Kan., 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (NOVEMBER 21, 2016) announced it has selected the following university partners for the 2017 Top Hawk program: Eastern Kentucky University,… Read the full press release