SAS Announces Leadership Changes: Chief of Staff to Retire, New Chief People Officer Appointed

(IN SHORT) Carina Malmgren Heander, the Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff at SAS, has decided to retire from her position effective February 1, 2024. However, she will continue to serve as a senior advisor to CEO Anko van der Werff until the summer of 2024 to ensure a smooth transition. In light of… Read the full press release

Emirates Honors UAE’s Space Vision with Special Flight Featuring Astronaut Guests

One-off A380 flight, in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, celebrates the achievements of Dr Sultan AlNeyadi, Hazzaa AlMansoori, and the UAE’s bold National Space Strategy and Vision, just ahead of the UAE’s 52nd National Day (IN SHORT) Emirates has teamed up with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) to celebrate the United Arab… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Celebrates Graduation of Five Firefighter Apprentices from ‘High Flyers’ Program

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport has marked the graduation of five young firefighters from its ‘High Flyers’ Apprenticeship program, securing them full-time employment within the airport’s fire service. This batch, the largest firefighting apprentice intake for the airport, excelled in training courses covering various firefighting skills, including hose running, pump operations, water rescue, boat handling,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Announces Leadership Changes and Ambitious Goals to Enhance Customer Experience and Reduce Carbon Emissions

(IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines has unveiled executive leadership changes and organizational realignment aimed at supporting the company’s strategic priorities. The changes include elevating Justin Jones to Executive Vice President Operations, where he will lead efforts related to modernization and daily airline operations. Tony Roach will assume the role of Senior Vice President & Chief Customer… Read the full press release

Weeva Unveils Innovative AI Integration for Sustainable Travel Management at Phocuswright Conference

Phocuswright - CTO James Lever launches Weeva AI

(IN SHORT) Weeva, a leading sustainability management platform for travel and tourism businesses, announced the integration of generative AI capabilities at the Phocuswright Conference. The new AI features will guide businesses in their sustainability efforts, analyzing data and identifying opportunities for progress. Weeva aims to help companies meet the growing demand for sustainable options in… Read the full press release

Weeva Receives Global Responsible Tourism Award for Leading Climate Change Initiatives in Travel Industry

(IN SHORT) Weeva, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform focused on sustainability in the travel and tourism industry, has been awarded the global Responsible Tourism Award for “Addressing Climate Change.” The award recognizes Weeva’s commitment to sustainability and its efforts to help businesses in the travel sector address climate change through sustainable practices. (PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, United Kingdom,… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Achieves 58% Female Representation in Senior Management Roles in Malaysia, Outpacing National Average

Global hotel group is supporting female colleagues to thrive through empowering culture and diverse development opportunities (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts in Malaysia has exceeded the country’s average for female representation in senior management roles, with 58% of such positions held by women, surpassing the national average of 40%. IHG attributes this achievement to… Read the full press release

Khiri Reach Receives 2023 Skal Sustainable Tourism Award for 16 Years of Community and Environmental Initiatives in Asia

Khiri Reach, the 16-year old charitable arm of Khiri Travel, wins in the Tour Operator-Travel Agent category   (IN SHORT) Khiri Reach, the charitable arm of Khiri Travel in Southeast Asia, has been awarded the 2023 Skal Sustainable Tourism Award in the tour operator category. The award recognizes Khiri Reach’s 16 years of community and… Read the full press release

Beach Enclave Turks & Caicos Appoints Andrea Ambroze as Director of Sales

(IN SHORT) Beach Enclave Turks & Caicos has appointed Andrea Ambroze as their Director of Sales for the Southeast, West Coast, and Texas regions. Ambroze brings over two decades of experience in luxury sales and marketing, having worked with prestigious brands and luxury properties such as St. Regis, Ritz-Carlton, and Mandarin Oriental. In her new… Read the full press release

Korean Air and Delta Employees Join Forces for Han River Clean-Up Event

Seoul, South Korea, 2023-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Korean Air and Delta Air Lines employees volunteered at a Han River clean-up event in Yeouido, Seoul on October 20 to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the two airlines’ transpacific joint venture. In cooperation with Seoul Metropolitan Government and Seoul Volunteer Center, 150 employees from the… Read the full press release

UNWTO General Assembly Convenes in Samarkand, Uzbekistan to Chart Future Course for Global Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization has met for the 25th time in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. As its own data indicates that global tourism is on track to reach up to 95% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of this year, the Assembly brought sector leaders… Read the full press release

Qantas Announces Leadership Changes: Chief People Officer Appointment and Loyalty CEO Resignation

Sydney, Australia, 2023-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group is announcing two changes to its senior management team, with the appointment of a Chief People Officer and the resignation of its Loyalty CEO. LOYALTY CEO Ms Wirth has been the CEO of Qantas Loyalty, which encompasses the airline’s 15 million member Frequent Flyer… Read the full press release

Beach Enclave Turks & Caicos Appoints Christian Butler as General Manager

New York, NY, 2023-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Beach Enclave Turks & Caicos, a premier collection of private beachfront villas and residences, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Christian Butler as their General Manager. With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years in the luxury hotel, resort, and food and beverage management industry,… Read the full press release

Café Boulud at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto Hosts Culinary Powerhouses for Unforgettable Evening

Three culinary visionaries visit Four Seasons for a star-studded collaboration at Café Boulud Toronto, Canada, 2023-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Located inside Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Café Boulud welcomes the return of Michelin-starred Chef Daniel Boulud, as he is joined by Chef Melissa Rodriguez from New York City’s Al Coro, and Executive Chef Ron McKinlay of Toronto’s Canoe Restaurant for a… Read the full press release

Weeva celebrates its first year as sustainable travel continues to top consumer and business priorities

Weeva founders (from left to right): Arnold Meyer, Executive Chairman at Nianova Advisors; Russel Binks, Head of Sales and Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari; Lindsey Walter, Co-founder and Director of Weeva and Head of Commercial Development at Nianova Advisors; Jill Pruett, Finance and Operations Executive at Nianova Advisors; and Julie Cheetham, Co-founder and Managing Director at Weeva and Executive Sustainability at Nianova Advisors.

Weeva founders (from left to right): Arnold Meyer, Executive Chairman at Nianova Advisors; Russel Binks, Head of Sales and Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari; Lindsey Walter, Co-founder and Director of Weeva and Head of Commercial Development at Nianova Advisors; Jill Pruett, Finance and Operations Executive at Nianova Advisors; and Julie Cheetham, Co-founder and Managing Director at… Read the full press release

Vacation with Yoga Classes and Enjoy the Longest Oktoberfest at Hotel Nikko Bali

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2023-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Seeking nature, cuisine, and culture is the main goal on vacation. However, relaxing and blending with nature become a lifestyle on a staycation nowadays. Those activities can be done by regulating breathing, relaxing the mind, and meditation through yoga. Yoga has been known on the… Read the full press release

Global Leaders Praise UNWTO’s Role in Guiding Tourism: 25th General Assembly Set to Address Key Challenges

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With one week to go until the start of its 25th General Assembly, sector leaders have joined international organizations in commending UNWTO’s role in guiding tourism through crisis and into recovery and transformation. High-level delegates and Ministers from more than 150 countries are expected in Samarkand, Uzbekistan,… Read the full press release

Winston Duke Appointed UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism to Promote Global Philanthropy and Sustainable Travel

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the appointment of acclaimed actor Winston Duke as its newest Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. Recognized for his exceptional talent and commitment to global philanthropic efforts, Duke will advocate for sustainable tourism practices and raise awareness about the transformative power of… Read the full press release

Weeva’s Julie Cheetham named Regenerative Change Maker of the Year.

Weeva's Julie Cheetham wins Regenerative Change Maker award

New York, USA, 2023-Oct-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Julie Cheetham, the Co-founder and Managing Director of Weeva and Head of Sustainability at Nianova Advisors, was announced as Change Maker of the Year at the Regenerative Travel Impact Awards hosted on 21 September 2023 alongside Climate Week NYC.   The awards celebrate innovative projects and purpose-led individuals who… Read the full press release

Weeva partners with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Lindsey Walter (Co-Founder, Weeva) with Glenn Mandziuk (CEO) and Wolfgang M. Neumann (Chair) of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

London, UK, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has welcomed the sustainability management platform Weeva as an affiliate member to help drive collaboration on industry resilience and data-led sustainability.   Designed by sustainable tourism experts, Weeva champions small, sustainable actions, backed by consistent data management, to boost efficiency and, ultimately, profitability within the industry. The… Read the full press release

Centara West Bay Hotel & Residences Doha Holds Successful Blood Donation Drive in Collaboration with Qatar Blood National Donation Center

DOHA, 2023-Aug-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Centara West Bay Hotel & Residences Doha proudly demonstrates its unwavering commitment to the betterment of society by partnering with Qatar Blood National Donation Center, a division of Hamad Medical Corporation, for a one-day Blood Donation Drive on 06 August 2023, from 10:00 to 17:00hrs. This initiative exemplifies… Read the full press release

Weeva joins the ATTA Evolution

Weeva - sustainability data management tool

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Aug-4 — /Travel PR News/ — ATTA®, Weeva and Wesgro will be partnering tonight, 3rd August 2023, to host the first-ever ATTA® Evolution networking event in Cape Town.    Industry leaders and local members will gather at The Bailey to “Connect through Conversation” and share their experiences and ideas to create and… Read the full press release

British Airways Reveals Airport Personas: From ‘Airport Ace’ to ‘Airport Ambler’ – How Travelers Navigate the Airport Experience

British Airways’ survey reveals the different personas travellers take on when they get to the airport, with 54 per cent saying they adopt a new identity Travellers from the East Midlands are the most organised and likely to take charge as the ‘Airport Ace’ with Northern Irish holidaymakers (22 per cent) more likely to be… Read the full press release

The First Digital Nomad Conference in Ireland

Digital Nomad Conference in Ireland

NomadÉire Presents the First Irish Digital Nomad Conference Tralee, Ireland: 28-31 August Tralee, Ireland, 2023-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — NomadÉire is excited to announce the launch of the first Irish Digital Nomad Conference in Tralee, set to take place at the end of August. This ground-breaking event not only celebrates the digital nomad lifestyle… Read the full press release

Escape the Heatwave: The Coolest Destinations to Beat the Heat

LONDON, UK, 2023-Jul-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Brits love to talk about the weather almost as much as they like to complain about it, but when the warmer weather finally arrives the majority of the population welcomes it with open arms. But, what about those who hate the heat and yearn for winter weather… Read the full press release

Bulgaria Hosts Largest-Ever Digital Nomad Event with 700+ Attendees from 40+ Countries (Including 22% Americans)

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2023-Jul-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Bansko, a rural town nestled in the Pirin mountains, witnessed an extraordinary event last week (June 25 – July 2). Over 700 digital nomads from around the globe converged here for a memorable week-long conference and festival.The most represented countries at Bansko Nomad Fest 2023 were: United… Read the full press release

The world’s biggest gathering of Digital Nomads is happening now in Bulgaria with 700+ nomads from the Americas, Europe, Asia & Australia

Bansko Nomad Fest 2023

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2023-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Bulgaria’s mountain wonderland hosts the world’s biggest gathering of Digital Nomads. Peek into the lives of digital nomads, unravel the secrets of their location-independent lifestyle, and understand why they’ve chosen Bulgaria’s mountain village as their haven. Get ready to uncover the world of digital nomads at Bansko… Read the full press release

Bansko Nomad Fest 2023 starting soon: Get a Glimpse into the Booming World of Remote Work and Travel

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2023-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Bansko Nomad Fest is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever before! From June 25 to July 2, hundreds of nomads, remote workers, and freelancers will gather in the picturesque village of Bansko, Bulgaria, for an unforgettable experience that blends knowledge-sharing, outdoor activities, mindfulness, and the beauty… Read the full press release

Centara West Bay achieved 100% Compliance Corporate Sustainability Audit

DOHA, 2023-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — We are thrilled to share that Centara West Bay Hotel has achieved an outstanding milestone in our commitment to sustainability! We have successfully obtained 100% compliance in our first year internal Centara Hotels & Resorts sustainability audit. “The achievement of 100% compliance in our sustainability audit is a… Read the full press release

Centara West Bay Hotel & Residences Doha has been certified by the Green Key certification

DOHA, 2023-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Centara West Bay Hotel & Residences Doha is proud to announce that we have been certified by Green Key Qatar 2023. This prestigious certificate recognises the hotel’s commitment to sustainable and environmentally friendly practices, making Centara West Bay one of the leading green hotels in Qatar. The Green… Read the full press release