Port of Oakland challenge: finding enough skilled workers to fill hundreds of new jobs

Message during foundation visit: more skilled workers needed, training is key Oakland, Calif., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Industrial development will soon create hundreds of new jobs at the Port of Oakland.  The challenge: finding enough skilled workers to fill them.  That was the message Port officials delivered to a visiting delegation from the philanthropic… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport opens new Airport Preschool to provide care and early education for children of airport staff

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Preschool was officially opened at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today, as the latest initiative of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to foster a family-friendly work environment for the airport community. Located on the ground floor of the Airport World Trade Centre adjacent to Terminal… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hong Kong appoints its managing director Marc C. Brugger as the hotel gets ready to open in 2018

HONG KONG, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Marc C. Brugger has been appointed managing director for Rosewood Hong Kong which is scheduled to open in 2018. Mr. Brugger is responsible for assembling the opening team with whom he will manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® property, comprised of 398 hotel guestrooms and 199 Rosewood… Read the full press release

Concur® introduces the first integrated traveler risk management solution featuring 24/7 monitoring services to assist employees anywhere, anytime

Growing Global Uncertainties, Combined with Concern from the C-Suite to Travel Managers, Drive Increased Demand to Reach Employees Anywhere, Anytime BELLEVUE, WA, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur®, an SAP company and the world’s leading provider of travel, expense and invoice management solutions, today introduced the first integrated traveler risk management solution featuring the most… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hotels welcomes Mr. Martin Kwan as Group Director of Purchasing

Hong Kong, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels has appointed seasoned professional, Mr. Martin Kwan, as Group Director of Purchasing. Heralding over 30 years in the hospitality industry, Martin joins Marco Polo Hotels to lead the expanding hotel group’s efforts in purchasing and procurement for its two brands, Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels,… Read the full press release

IHG launches new programme to inspire female leaders on their journey to General Manager roles

Innovative new programme supports high potential female leaders on their journey to General Manager DENHAM, UK, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Launching in time for International Women’s Day, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced its new programme, RISE, to inspire female leaders in Australia and New Zealand to ‘lean in’ to General Manager roles…. Read the full press release

DHL To Open 900 New Positions at CVG Hub

Job fair to be held Saturday, March 4, at CVG Centre Completion of $108 million expansion signals start of extensive hiring Projected growth is expected to increase hub’s work force to more than 3,300 Hebron, KY, 2017-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced it will recruit… Read the full press release

Junior & Senior Cabin Crew positions available for CityJet’s Superjet SSJ100

BRUSSELS, 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that will be holding a Recruitment Day for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in Brussels on 1st February 2017. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team, operating for our client CityJet who are a dynamic and progressive Airline. Applicants… Read the full press release

Opportunity for women to apply for a career day with Lufthansa as part of Monster.de and Twentieth Century Fox campaign

Campaign in the context of the #nolimitsforwomen week by Monster and Twentieth Century Fox Winners will be drawn on Monster.de starting 23 January 2017 Diversity is a high priority at Lufthansa Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In the context of a campaign by employment website Monster.de and film distributor Twentieth Century Fox,… Read the full press release

Whistler Blackcomb named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the sixth year in a row

WHISTLER, BC, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — For the sixth year in a row, Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The annual competition, judged by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, recognizes employers offering the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people. Organizations honoured are chosen… Read the full press release

CityJet recruitment days for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in Brussels, Belgium

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that we are currently recruiting for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions for our client CityJet. Recruitment days will be taking place for these positions on the 10th and 17th January in Brussels, Belgium. This is an exciting opportunity to… Read the full press release

dnata honoured with Taqdeer Award for their commitment to employee welfare

DUBAI, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s UAE cargo operations have been recognised for their commitment to employee welfare by winning the  Taqdeer Award – the world’s first points-based award programme that promotes and celebrates excellence in labour relations. dnata has been awarded a five-star rating in the DAFZA (Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority) and… Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide marks its highest rating in the HACR Corporate Inclusion Index

Global hospitality company consistently recognized for demonstrating leadership and commitment to equality PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2016-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) has been recognized by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) for the Company’s efforts to include Hispanics in employment, procurement, philanthropy and governance. Attaining a score of 90, this year marks… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels one of HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is pleased to announce it scored a perfect 100 as part of the 2017 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index – an annual report from HRC ranking companies on LGBT-friendly practices and policies. This rank has earned Choice Hotels the distinction of being… Read the full press release

Marriott International named among America’s top corporations for LGBT for the fourth consecutive year

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today has been named, for the fourth consecutive year, among America’s top corporations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. (LGBT) equality, by again earning a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines recognized as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality for the second year in a row

DALALS, TX, 2016-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today it has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality” after receiving a rating of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is Southwest’s second consecutive year with a… 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

Young people find employment through George Best Belfast City High Flyers Apprenticeship Scheme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Another Belfast young person has found employment through George Best Belfast City Airport’s ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ scheme. Through Swann Training Services, Joshua Kirkaldy has joined the programme as an onsite firefighter. Joshua is the youngest ever to do so, being just 19 years old. Following the successful… Read the full press release

Women in Transportation-Los Angeles (WTS) recognized Los Angeles World Airports as “Employer of the Year”

Los Angeles, California, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Women in Transportation-Los Angeles (WTS) has recognized Los Angeles World Airports as “Employer of the Year.”  The award, presented at the organization’s 30th Annual Scholarship and Awards dinner last night recognizes LAWA’s continued efforts to support and promote a diverse and inclusive workplace, as well as its… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks to recruit 100 pilots in 2017

A total of 145 new pilots were hired in 2016 – All of them have completed their training In 2017 Austrian Airlines is again looking on the marketplace to recruit pilots without any flight experience – Training will take place in the “European Flight Academy”, the Lufthansa Group flight school Interested persons can submit applications… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels of Canada named a 2017 Aon Best Employer in Canada for the 12th year in a row

Toronto, Canada, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Hotels of Canada (NASDAQ: MAR) has been named a 2017 Aon Best Employer in Canada for the 12th year in a row. President for Marriott Hotels of Canada, Don Cleary said, “Our associates are truly our greatest and most valued asset. We strive to be true… Read the full press release

easyJet created 37 new jobs at BPO company Webhelp in Rothesay

easyJet created 37 new jobs at BPO company Webhelp in Rothesay   LUTON, UK, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has created 37 new jobs at leading global customer experience and business process outsourcing company, Webhelp. There were 23 people working for Webhelp on the easyJet account on a temporary basis and… Read the full press release

Heathrow Skills Taskforce Chair Lord David Blunkett warned of an ever-growing skills gap

Former Secretary of State for Education and Employment says Government’s infrastructure projects mean new action on up-skilling is needed 13 members join Lord David Blunkett’s taskforce for first meeting to identify and implement the skills programmes needed for Heathrow expansion and beyond Taskforce ready to deliver a much needed boost to skills, following the Government’s… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings inducted into the Military Spouse Employment Partnership

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings, the largest car rental company in the world as measured by revenue, fleet and employees, was inducted this week into the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP). The Department of Defense (DoD) program addresses unemployment of military spouses by connecting them with more than 335 partner employers committed… Read the full press release

Hyatt appointed Alex Zoghlin to the newly created position global head of data, innovation and business transformation

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 3, 2016) announced Hyatt has selected Alex Zoghlin as global head of data, innovation and business transformation. Zoghlin will assume his new role on October 17 and report to Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer. “Alex’s new role derives from our… Read the full press release

CDA announces the recipients of the 2016 Airports Going Green Award

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Airports Going Green Award. This prestigious award recognizes the contributions of each outstanding project, program, or person in pursuit of sustainability within the aviation industry. Made from reclaimed wood, these awards will be presented by… Read the full press release

State of Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Silver Airways partner to find solutions for the national professional pilot supply shortage

DAYTONA BEACH, FL, 2016-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In a continuing effort to find solutions for the national professional pilot supply shortage, as well as support Florida’s aviation economy and future, the State of Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Florida’s hometown airline Silver Airways are partnering to offer financial assistance, additional training opportunities and a… Read the full press release

airberlin reached agreement with cockpit, cabin crew and ground staff to stabilise flight operations

BERLIN, Germany, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin has reached an agreement with Vereinigung Cockpit, the ver.di collective bargaining committee for cabin crew and the general works council to immediately implement urgent measures that will help stabilise flight operations and reduce inconvenience to its passengers. Significant flight cancellations at TUIfly have affected many airberlin flights… Read the full press release

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to host Airport Community Job Fair on October 19

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for a job in accounting or engineering? Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is hosting an Airport Community Job Fair in October. Like its spring counterpart, the fall fair will feature more than 40 Airport community employers, with 500-plus jobs up for grabs. But unlike the spring fair, this… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International announces new parental leave and caretaking benefits

New family care program is an industry-leading benefit ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced today new parental leave and caretaking benefits, placing it in a leadership position in the lodging industry. “At Choice, we know how difficult it can be to achieve work/life balance and we are… Read the full press release