Bansko Nomad Fest 2022 is LIVE with over 500 participants from 41 countries

Bansko Nomad Fest 2022

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2022-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 500 digital nomads and remote workers from 41 different countries have taken over Bansko – a small mountain town in Bulgaria. You can watch LIVE streaming of the presentations on the Coworking Bansko Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/coworkingbansko Event duration – 1 week from June 26 till July… Read the full press release

AHLA expands its Government Affairs and Advocacy Capabilities with three new hires

AHLA Continues to Expand Its Government Affairs and Advocacy Capabilities WASHINGTON DC, USA, 2022-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (June 29, 2022) announced three new additions to its government affairs staff – hires that will further expand the organization’s robust government affairs and advocacy capabilities. Leann Paradise has… Read the full press release

His Holiness Pope Francis on building a better future for tourism during the UNWTO’s first Global Youth Tourism Summit

Sorrento, Italy, 2022-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — His Holiness Pope Francis has sent an historic message of support to UNWTO’s first Global Youth Tourism Summit. As the Summit gets underway in Sorrento, Italy, His Holiness called on young participants to make the most of the unique opportunity to develop the knowledge and the skills… Read the full press release

A bold new direction for the hotel and leisure industry

Marton Takacs

A bold new direction for the hotel and leisure industry An all-time high in hotel openings Domestic holiday market here to stay LONDON, 2022-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The hotel and leisure market is showing remarkable resilience post-pandemic, with the staycation market set to remain popular, says Márton Takács, Global Leader for Hotel & Leisure… Read the full press release

Emirates inaugurates services to Tel Aviv

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has taken off to Tel Aviv, marking the airline’s first passenger flight to Israel. Emirates flight EK931 departed with 335 passengers, including a VIP delegation and Israeli media onboard at 1220hrs local time. Emirates executives onboard included: Adel Al Redha, Chief Operating Officer; Dr Abdulla Al Hashimi,… Read the full press release

High-profile delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany welcomed at Emirates as part of the official opening tour of ILA Berlin 2022

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, visited today (June 22, 2022) the latest Emirates A380 as part of the official opening tour of ILA Berlin 2022. He was welcomed by Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline and Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates Airline… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways 78th IATA AGM concludes: the 3 day conference saw more than 1,000 delegates and aviation leaders from around the world

This year’s AGM welcomed more than one thousand guests from around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways successfully concluded hosting the 78th International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting, held under the Patronage of His Highness The Amir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha, Qatar. The airline… Read the full press release

IATA announces the appointment of Pegasus Airlines’ Mehmet Tevfik Nane as new Chair of the IATA Board of Governors

Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Pegasus Airlines Vice-Chairperson of the Board (Managing Director) Mehmet Tevfik Nane has assumed his duties as Chair of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a one-year term, effective from the conclusion of the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM)… Read the full press release

IATA announces winners of the 2022 IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the winners of the third edition of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards:  Inspirational Role Model: Güliz Öztürk – CEO, Pegasus Airlines, High Flyer Award: Kanchana Gamage – Founder and Director, The Aviatrix Project, Diversity & Inclusion Team: airBaltic. “The IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards recognize individuals… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and GE Aviation launch ‘Leadership, Future and Culture’ training programme

National Senior Managers of Qatar Airways attended the specialised one-week training programme in New York GE’s facilities Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and GE Aviation have joined forces to launch a customised training programme under the name ‘Leadership, Future and Culture’ (LFC). National Senior Managers of Qatar Airways attended this… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali and Bali Lecceria Turtle Farm Released Hatchlings as Sustainability Action

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The reasons for continuing to preserve a sustainable lifestyle and protecting the environment are the foundations for maintaining both the planet we live on, the community, and also the economy. If we fail to protect the environment, it will pose a good risk to human life,… Read the full press release

Hundreds of digital nomads will gather in Bulgaria this summer

Bansko Nomad Fest

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Bansko Nomad Fest 2022 is an annual event that brings together hundreds of digital nomads and remote workers from all around the world to a small Bulgarian mountain town – Bansko. This year, it will occur from June 26 to July 3 in Bansko, Bulgaria.  Having started… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund to benefit 19 organisations with £33,000 pledge

April quarterly meeting results in grants to 19 organisations Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund is celebrating 25 years helping not-for-profit organisations in neighbouring communities Beneficiaries include a bowling club, a martial arts centre and a community newspaper For more information or to apply for a grant see: www.manchesterairport.co.uk/community Manchester, UK, 2022-May-24 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Emirates in search for talented people in 30 cities from now until the end of June

Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s most global airline, is seeking talented people with a passion for service to join its award-winning cabin crew team. As air travel returns with a vengeance, the airline’s recruiters are busy meeting and hiring candidates in 30 cities from now until the end of… Read the full press release

Accor announces the launch of Health to Wealth series

SPOTLIGHTING A DIVERSE GROUP OF MORE THAN A DOZEN GLOBAL CHANGEMAKERS SUCH AS WIM HOF, SAASHA CELESTIAL-ONE, ALLIE BURNS, OLAF BLANKE, AND THIERRY MALLERET Paris, France, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, today (May 5 2022) announced the launch of Health to Wealth, a new series exploring the current state of… Read the full press release

PATA to hold PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 in Songkhla, Thailand from August 2-4

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2022 (PDMF 2022) at the International Convention Center (ICC) in Songkhla, Thailand from August 2-4. The event, under the theme “Building Back Sustainably through Cultural Heritage and Community-based Tourism”, is generously hosted by the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), the Tourism Authority… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates winners of the Eastside Awards 2021

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The much anticipated Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport, celebrating all that is good about East Belfast, returned after a year’s absence with winners being recognised in 16 sought after categories. ​The sense of celebration was almost palpable as sponsors joined with… Read the full press release

KLM reappoints Erik Swelheim as Managing Director; Fleur Pellerin and Cees ‘t Hart as Supervisory Directors

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM’s shareholders voted at their Annual General Meeting (AGM) to approve the reappointment of Erik Swelheim as Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of KLM. The shareholders further approved the reappointment of Fleur Pellerin and Cees ‘t Hart as members of KLM’s Supervisory Board. Swelheim has… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels appoints Jacquelyn Peterson and Marcus Thomas as new franchise development directors

Lodging franchisor continues commitment to increasing diversity across hospitality industry ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, announced two new franchise development directors have joined the company’s emerging markets team: Jacquelyn Peterson and Marcus Thomas. Together, Peterson and Thomas bring more than three decades of hospitality expertise… Read the full press release

HMSHost announces appointment of four associates to vice president positions

New VP appointments denote continued organizational growth and development BETHESDA, Md., 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has announced the appointment of four associates to vice president positions. “I am thrilled to announce the promotion of several members of our team to vice president,” said HMSHost President and CEO Steve Johnson, “HMSHost… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport honored its most outstanding partners at a grand gala event

Budapest, Hungary, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — On 28 April, Budapest Airport presented its partner awards at a grandiose gala event similar to previous years. At the event organized in Terminal 1, the airport operator honored, among others, its most outstanding commercial, airline, environmental, cargo and media partners, who made a significant contribution to… Read the full press release

TAP pays tribute to one of the most important Portuguese musician by naming its Airbus A321LR Zeca Afonso

Lisbon, Portugal, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP gave the name of Zeca Afonso to one of its Airbus A321LR, in a tribute to one of the most important Portuguese poets, composers and performers of music and an emblematic figure of the beginning of a new era in Portugal. The musician is one of… Read the full press release

Las Vegas celebrates LGBTQ+ community with annual events and amazing entertainment

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2022-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — From annual events to amazing entertainment, Las Vegas proudly celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and empowers travelers to embrace who they are year-round. The destination recently launched a digital content series, How to Be  (in Vegas), which explores queer identity, self-acceptance, and everything a fabulously inclusive environment like Las Vegas… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group announces leadership appointments

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, today (11 April 2022) announced three key appointments across its portfolio. The Group’s investment in top talent and strong leadership profiles is consistent with its culture of excellence and fostering an environment that inspires… Read the full press release

UNWTO unveils details on Global Youth Tourism Summit from 27 June to 3 July at Sorrento, Italy

Europe, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has announced more details of the upcoming Global Youth Tourism Summit, set to be held in Sorrento, Italy, from 27 June to 3 July. The Summit, organized by UNWTO in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Tourism and the Italian National Tourist Board, will provide a unique… Read the full press release

UNWTO in partnership with the Mallorca Tourism Foundation host Summit of Sustainable Destinations

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Palacio de Congresos de Palma hosted the Summit of Sustainable Destinations organised by UNWTO in partnership with the Mallorca Tourism Foundation. The conference has shared the best practices of environmental, social and economic sustainability developed around the world by leading organisations and companies in these initiatives…. Read the full press release

Emirates to feature art from Mawaheb artists at the Emirates Official Store this Ramadan

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Baker Khalid Yousuf Baker is an Emirati artist of many talents, and loves exploring the use of bold colours and shapes when painting. His latest piece, ‘New Journey’ is a blend of rhythmic waves and energetic visual textures drawing on inspiration from his surrounding environment. Baker, along with… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport staff members to participate in the Belfast City Marathon, its first fundraiser for AWARE

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport’s new charity partnership with AWARE is off to a flying start, with staff members from the airport lacing up their running shoes to participate in the upcoming Belfast City Marathon. Aiming to raise vital funds for the charity, a group of 17 staff… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes new Airport Police and Fire Service recruits

Shannon, Ireland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — There were celebrations today (04/04/2022) at Shannon Airport as nine new Firefighters joined the team. The Airport Police and Fire Service (APFS) recruits, who began their training in January, celebrated their passing out today in the company of their family and loved ones at the Shannon Airport… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to host its Runway Run charity race for the tenth time on 3 September 2022

Budapest, Hungary, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport runway will be packed with competitors for the tenth time this September. To celebrate the anniversary, Budapest Airport is making the Runway Run charity race even more special. On the one hand, participants will be able to arrive at the finish line in the magical… Read the full press release