AirBnB Partners With Non-profit Organization to Empower Women in Social Enterprise

San Francisco, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today,  nine women entrepreneurs from Langa Township in Cape Town graduated from a program that will  help them boost their community by providing sustainable accommodation options to global travelers. The graduates are the first class of hosts from iKhaya le Langa, a non-profit aimed at revitalizing the area… Read the full press release

Tourism Potential in Russian Regions of the Silk Road Discussed In UNWTO Seminar

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The potential of tourism itineraries and products in the Russian regions of Silk Road has centred the debates of a Seminar conducted last 12 March in Moscow by UNWTO. The Seminar was held in the framework of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme in cooperation with the Russian… Read the full press release

Grant Thornton Runway Run 2017 Is Back For A Third Year

              Belfast, UK, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The hugely-popular Grant Thornton Runway Run is back for a third year, with a record number of entries from the local business community expected for the 2017 event. Rugby legend Stephen Ferris has partnered with the business advisory firm to launch… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports’ initiatives resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports’ efforts to reduce its carbon footprint resulted in total energy savings of 5.17 million kWh in 2016 across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) – equivalent to powering 235 homes for a full year, the operator reported today. The report was issued just… Read the full press release

Wyndham® Extra Holidays launches special spring and early summer travel deals

Plan Your Next Getaway Now and Save up to 35 Percent at Resorts throughout the U.S. New Jersey, U.S., 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham® Extra Holidays, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is now offering special… Read the full press release

The Showcase Showdown presented by Burton Snowboards and Vans celebrates its 20th anniversary at Whistler Blackcomb on March 25, 2017

Compete For A Chance To Be Named Shredder of the Mountain  CITY, Country, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Showcase Showdown presented by Burton Snowboards and Vans, one of Canada’s longest running snowboard competitions, is celebrating its 20th anniversary at Whistler Blackcomb on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The competition will be returning to the same… Read the full press release

Travelzoo wins the Best Use of Search category at the 2017 Travel Marketing Awards

London, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel deals publisher Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) has been announced the winner of the Best Use of Search category at the 2017 Travel Marketing Awards in the UK. Held in London last night, the awards are now in their ninth year and are the largest and most prestigious event… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s New Cutting-Edge Terminal A at PortMiami to welcome Symphony of the Seas and Allure of the Seas

PortMiami’s New Cutting-Edge Terminal A to Welcome Two Oasis-class Ships Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean today breaks ground on the dramatic new PortMiami Terminal A, which will herald the arrival of what will be the world’s largest cruise ship and the global cruise line’s newest addition, Symphony of the Seas.  She… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean breaks ground for the new cutting edge cruise Terminal A at PortMiami

The State-of-the-Art Terminal will Become Home to Two of the Largest Oasis-Class ships – Allure of the Seas and the Newly Announced Symphony of the Seas Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) together with Miami-Dade County, today broke ground for the new cutting edge cruise Terminal A at… 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

Silversea’s Silver Discoverer visited Maheshkhali Island on its first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh

Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea made history with the first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh on February 22, when Silver Discoverer visited Maheshkhali Island. Greeted by a colorful fleet of motorized rickshaws, guests were ferried into town to explore an ornate temple and then attend a welcoming ceremony… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks one year of operations at Bratislava International Airport with route from Bratislava to Sofia

NEW LOW FARE CONNECTION FROM BRATISLAVA TO SOFIA Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrated today one year of successful operations at Bratislava International Airport and announced a new low-fare route from Bratislava to Sofia. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 30… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards to hold the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017 at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

London, United Kingdom, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports highlighted its green mobility event with electric car on a 34,000 km zero-emission road trip stopped by at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — An electric car that is on a 34,000 kilometre zero-emission road trip – from the Netherlands to Australia – and has been driven through 22 countries, stopped by at Dubai International to refuel and support Dubai Airports’ green mobility event on March 2. Dubai Airports organised the event… Read the full press release

Enjoy Equine Therapy with Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado and Equus Partnership

Equine therapy program offers guests and groups innovative approach to personal enrichment TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, located 10 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, announces a partnership with Equus, an innovative self-mastery and inspired leadership program for individuals and organisations led by horses. The new onsite location for… Read the full press release

Heathrow Receives Support for its Sustainability Plan Heathrow 2.0

Support from politicians, industry, academia and businesses across the UK as Heathrow launches new sustainability strategy, Heathrow 2.0. Plans include a new R&D incubator, an ambition for growth from a new runway to be carbon neutral and at least halving the number of late-running departures to reduce noise for local communities. Hounslow TW6, UK, 2017-Mar-04… Read the full press release

Heathrow Strives for Aviation Excellence with New Sustainability Plan

Heathrow 2.0, the airport’s new sustainability strategy, launches new initiatives to make Heathrow into a centre of excellence for aviation Plans include a new R&D incubator, an ambition for growth from a new runway to be carbon neutral and at least halving the number of late-running departures to reduce noise for local communities Hounslow TW6,… Read the full press release

South African Airways retains its IATA Environmental Assessment Programme Stage 2 status

Johannesburg, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has become one of only a handful of global airlines to retain its IATA Environmental Assessment Programme (IEnvA), the comprehensive airline environmental management programme, Stage 2 status. SAA attained Stage 2 status for the first time in January 2015 and remains at the forefront… Read the full press release

Coco Collection and the Olive Ridley Project partner to open the first Turtle Rescue Centre in Maldives

Malé, Republic of Maldives, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the official partnership between Coco Collection and the Olive Ridley Project, the first Turtle Rescue Centre is open at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu with a resident Veterinary Surgeon heading the centre. In January 2015, Coco Collection announced the official and exclusive partnership with the Olive… Read the full press release

EFMD Conference: Put Climate Resilience, Green Growth and “Impact Travel” in Curricula – Lipman urges Deans

SLOVENIA, 2017-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Addressing 350 Business School Deans at the EFMD Conference – Professor Geoffrey Lipman said that the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) – provide a massive opportunity for the academic world, but they need to be approached with a big reality check on the tensions between aspiration, implementation, and… Read the full press release

Nikon Australia and Tourism New Zealand partner to showcase Nikon’s KeyMission 360 camera and New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes

The impactful partnership showcases New Zealand as a photographer’s paradise using Nikon’s new KeyMission 360. New Zealand, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Nikon Australia and Tourism New Zealand have today (24.01.17) launched a new global partnership to deliver stunning travel experiences that showcase Nikon’s KeyMission 360 camera and New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes. Photo-driven tourism is… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality funds construction of three water treatment plants in the Egyptian desert as part of its Sustainability Programme

Hotel group demonstrates its commitment to sustainability: 1 euro donated for each online booking / Cooperation with atmosfair and American University of Cairo FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its Sustainability Programme, Deutsche Hospitality is financing the construction of three water treatment plants in the Egyptian desert. Since 1 March… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, announces the opening of new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China). Tickets are available now. Direct flights will be performed to the airport of Urumqi starting April 30, 2017,on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Moscow airport Domodedovo at… Read the full press release

Shannon Group welcomes the Government’s €60 million action plan for rural development — ‘Realising our Rural Potential’

SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ —Shannon Group has welcomed the launch of ‘Realising our Rural Potential’, the €60 million action plan for rural development unveiled by Government. Speaking about the plan Matthew Thomas, CEO, Shannon Group said: “Our rural communities and regions are vital resources that need to be nurtured and supported. The… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises begins work on its future Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in The Bahamas

GENEVA, 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, today broke ground on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. Located south of Bimini in The Bahamas, the island is set to become a natural paradise exclusive to MSC… Read the full press release

IHG announces new 367-room Crowne Plaza hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia

367-room Crowne Plaza Kota Kinabalu Waterfront to feature first seafront sunset bar and restaurant in the city Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/— InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a management agreement with Golden Wave Sdn Bhd for a new 367-room Crowne Plaza… Read the full press release

Munich Airport to become Germany’s first carbon-neutral airport

MUNICH, GERMANY, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport will become Germany’s first airport to achieve carbon-neutral operations. The governing bodies of the airport operating company adopted a resolution to approve this ambitious target at their meetings today. It states that the CO2 emissions directly attributable to the airport’s operations will be reduced by… Read the full press release

Host Hotels & Resorts to increase and expand its efforts to reduce environmental footprint of its portfolio

BETHESDA, Md., 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) announced today new 2020 greenhouse gas emissions, energy, water and waste targets after meeting its 2017 goals ahead of schedule. Based on the success of its programs to date, the Company elected to increase and expand its efforts to reduce the… Read the full press release

IATA urges EU policy-makers to go even further in prioritizing sustainable fuels use for air transport

Geneva, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the European Commission’s revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) to incentivize sustainable fuels, and urged policy-makers to go even further in prioritizing their use for air transport. The largest user of renewable fuels, the road transport sector, has increasing options to… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland to release new book on Scotland’s most famous modernist ruin, St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Historic Environment Scotland to release new book on Scotland’s most famous modernist ruin, St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross   St Peter’s, Cardross: Birth, Death and Renewal released marking building’s 50th anniversary Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s most famous modernist ruin, St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, is set to have its full… Read the full press release