NRL Provan-Summons Trophy Makes Historic Journey to Fiji with Fiji Airways

First time ever for prestigious Provan-Summons Trophy to visit Fiji (IN SHORT) In a historic first, the NRL Provan-Summons Trophy is on display at the Fiji Airways Premium Lounge in Nadi International Airport, marking its first international voyage outside of Australia. The trophy, a symbol of NRL history, is showcased as part of Fiji Airways’… Read the full press release

Unveiling Cas en Bas Beach Resort: Hyatt’s Caribbean Debut

Idyllically situated on the northern tip of St. Lucia, Cas en Bas Beach Resort will offer a distinctly modern and personalized getaway in a tropical paradise (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Wellington Estates announce the forthcoming debut of Cas en Bas Beach Resort, marking the introduction of the Destination by Hyatt brand in the… Read the full press release

Celebrating Black-Owned Businesses: Nikki’s Chocolates WNY Partners with Delaware North

(IN SHORT) As Black History Month is honored in the United States, Delaware North spotlights several Black-owned businesses it collaborates with, including Nikki’s Chocolates WNY founded by Jannell Eason. Transitioning from a corporate career to entrepreneurship in 2018, Eason’s confectionery specializes in handmade chocolates and desserts, catering to diverse dietary needs. Featured at Delaware North’s… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport’s Green Leap: Doubling Solar Energy Capacity to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

(IN SHORT) Brussels Airport is making significant strides towards its goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2030 by doubling its solar energy capacity. The airport is investing in green energy infrastructure, particularly solar power, with the installation of solar panels covering 65,000 square meters in the cargo zone’s newest buildings. This initiative not only… Read the full press release

PATA’s Women in Travel Conference in the Philippines: Empowering Diversity and Sustainability in Tourism

(IN SHORT) The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is gearing up to host the PATA International Conference on Women in Travel from March 20-22, 2024, in the Philippines, showcasing the commitment to gender equality and empowerment in the tourism sector. With a focus on addressing gender disparities and promoting women’s leadership, the conference aims to… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin Advocates for Sustainability and Social Equality in Tourism Sector

(IN SHORT) From March 5th to 7th, ITB Berlin hosts a platform dedicated to promoting social equality and ecological responsibility in the tourism industry. The Responsible Tourism segment, along with the ITB Berlin Convention and various trendsetting awards, serves to strengthen the commitment to a more sustainable and inclusive tourism sector. With a focus on… Read the full press release

Swissport Expands Network in Saudi Arabia, Adds Al-Ula Airport

(IN SHORT) Swissport International AG continues its growth strategy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by adding Al-Ula Airport (ULH) to its network, marking the company’s sixth airport in the country. The inaugural flight serviced by Swissport was a Royal Jordanian flight from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. Swissport will provide passenger services… Read the full press release

UN Tourism Focuses on Resilience Building in Jamaica

(IN SHORT) During an official visit to Jamaica, UN Tourism led by Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili emphasized the importance of building a resilient tourism sector. With international arrivals nearing pre-pandemic levels, the focus has shifted to protecting the industry from future shocks. The visit coincided with the second Global Tourism Resilience Day, marked by high-level meetings… Read the full press release

Weeva Integrates AI into Sustainability Platform, Leading the Charge for Sustainable Tourism at ITB Berlin 2024

James Lever ITB Weeva ai Launch

(IN SHORT) Weeva, a leading sustainability platform, will be exhibiting at ITB Berlin 2024, showcasing its innovative integration of generative AI into its sustainability data management tool. James Lever, Weeva’s Chief Technology Officer, will unveil this integration at the eTravel Stage on March 5th. The company aims to revolutionize hotel tech by leveraging AI to… Read the full press release

IATA Chief Reflects on Aviation’s Past, Present, and Future at Industry Event

(IN SHORT) At a recent industry event, the Chief of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) provided insights into the aviation industry’s trajectory, emphasizing the progress and challenges faced in recent years. Reflecting on the industry’s recovery post-pandemic, he highlighted strong domestic market performance and gradual international market improvement. Looking ahead, he discussed anticipated growth,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Unveils Fan Packages for FIA Formula One World Championship™ 2024

The robust packages offer fans the opportunity to travel from more than 40 countries across GCC, APAC, Europe, and the Americas (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways, the Global Partner and Official Airline of F1®, along with Qatar Airways Holidays, has launched fan packages for the upcoming FIA Formula One World Championship™, catering to enthusiasts from over… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Extends Congratulations as HH The Amir Sword Festival Concludes

(IN SHORT) The HH The Amir Sword Festival, hosted by the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club at the Al Rayyan Racecourse from February 15 to 17, concluded with resounding success, showcasing Qatar’s prowess in organizing top-tier equine events. As the Official Airline Partner of the festival, Qatar Airways played a pivotal role in adding a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Joins FIA World Endurance Championship as Title Sponsor for Qatar 1812 Km Race

Qatar is hosting the season opener of the championship from 29 February to 2 March 2024 (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways strengthens its sports sponsorship portfolio by becoming the Official Airline Partner and Title Sponsor of the Qatar Airways Qatar 1812 Km FIA World Endurance Championship, held at the Lusail International Circuit. Scheduled from February 29… Read the full press release