Auckland Airport invites applicants to join the wide range of teams operating at the airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — With thousands of jobs lying vacant across the airport system, travellers may experience longer wait times when flying this summer, despite the successful midyear job fair. While Auckland Airport’s Job Fair provided a welcome boost to the recruitment drive of major airport employers, who filled more… Read the full press release

Dusit Hotels and Resorts properties recognized at Arabian Travel Awards 2022

dusitD2 Kenz Hotel picks up ‘Best Business Hotel’ accolade while Dusit Princess Residences Dubai is named ‘Best Serviced Apartment.’ Dubai, UAE, 2022-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit Hotels and Resorts under Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has continued its winning streak this awards season, with two of its… Read the full press release

British Airways strengthens commitment to improve customer experience for disabled passengers

London, UK, 2022-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd December 2022), British Airways has announced that it is working with Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF). By working with QEF, which supports children and adults with physical and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to increase… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces Scholarship Program recipients

The 2022 Southwest Airlines Scholarship Program awarded 15 scholarships for a total commitment of $260,000 over four years DALLAS, TX, 2022-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 5, 2022) announced recipients for the Herbert D. Kelleher and Rollin W. King Scholarship and the Southwest Airlines Scholarship. The scholarships champion the… Read the full press release

George Belfast City Airport firefighters awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medals

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Twelve firefighters at George Belfast City Airport have been awarded prestigious Long Service and Good Conduct Medals in a recent ceremony. The medals, first established in 1954 and expanded earlier this year, recognise members of the Airport Fire Service across the UK who have completed 20,… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport partners with HyNet to secure direct supply of hydrogen fuel for its airline partners

UK’s third largest airport and leading decarbonisation cluster create partnership to take forward plans to make hydrogen-fuelled flying a reality Pipeline would make Manchester Airport the first in the UK to secure a direct supply of hydrogen fuel for its airline partners from the mid-2030s. Duo of Government Ministers back partnership, announced at Manchester Airport… Read the full press release

UNWTO strengthens commitment to support Moroccan MSMEs

Africa, 2022-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO is stepping up its commitment to make Micro, Small and Medium-Enterprises agents of transformation for the tourism sector. Against the backdrop of its Executive Council in Marrakesh, the United Nations specialized agency outlined plans to support 10,000 Moroccan MSMEs benefit from digitalization. The joint action plan, developed alongside the… Read the full press release

SFO marks Native American Heritage Month by dedicating a land acknowledgement plaque to Ramaytush Ohlone people

Commemoration event celebrates Native American Heritage Month SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a dedication ceremony for a plaque to acknowledge that the Ramaytush Ohlone people are the original inhabitants of the land where SFO currently stands. The event was… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises® announces experienced lineup of Senior Officers for its 140-day World Cruise 2023

Popular among guests, Vicki Van Tassel is set to host guests as the voyage’s Cruise Director for the first time in 2023 Monaco, 2022-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea Cruises® has named an experienced lineup of Senior Officers for its 140-day World Cruise 2023, ‘South Side Story’, which will see guests journey from Sydney to… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s STEM in Aviation event inspired London students into decarbonisation technologies for the aviation industry

London, UK, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — 400 students from 14 East London schools assembled at the ExCeL on Friday, 4th of November for London City Airport’s first ‘STEM in Aviation Day’ since the pandemic. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Zero Emission Flight’, which aims to inspire the next generation of innovators and… Read the full press release

Emirates and IATA jointly held workshop on pilot training and flight safety

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — An aircraft flight deck can be a complex, challenging and high-threat environment that requires pilots to have intense focus and the ability to react and take informed decisions with agility, aided by technology. As demand for air travel increases phenomenally and airlines expand their operations, pilot training is… Read the full press release

Qantas WorldPride Flight to bring American LGBTQI+ members to Australia to celebrate Sydney WorldPride

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The sky is set to sparkle when the Qantas WorldPride Flight from Los Angeles to Sydney takes off on 22 February 2023, bringing members of the American LGBTQI+ community to Australia to celebrate Sydney WorldPride. As a proud supporter of the LGBTQI+ community Qantas is the official… Read the full press release

Recipients of the 2022 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award Program announced

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off Travel Program helps college students stay connected to their families while pursuing higher education DALLAS, TX, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), announced its 2022 recipients for the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award Program. Through this national… Read the full press release

PATA announces winners of the 2022 PATA Gold Awards

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — During the 2022 PATA Gold Awards Ceremony held virtually on October 7, 2022, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the winners of the 2022 PATA Gold Awards. Proudly supported and sponsored by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) for the last 27 years, this year’s awards… Read the full press release

Japanese Winter Dish is Available at Nagisa Izakaya Bali

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2022-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan, besides being well known for its traditional arts, Japanese food has always been famous for its innovative spices, unique ingredients, and always tells a story through its distinct sense of culture and history. Spearheaded by Chef Katsumi Goda, a native and experienced Japanese chef, Nagisa… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental to feature celebrated Indian actress Alia Bhatt in its “I’m a Fan” advertising campaign

Hong Kong, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Alia Bhatt, five times winner of India’s Best Actress Award, is the latest celebrity fan to feature in Mandarin Oriental’s globally renowned advertising campaign, “I’m a Fan”. Famous for her epic roles in Hindi films, the actress recently secured a place in Netflix’s Global Top 10 films… Read the full press release

Oman Air continues to invest heavily in High Quality Flight Operations Training

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing to set benchmarks in quality and safety, Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has carried out almost 500 simulator training sessions, 83 courses for pilots, and 230 cabin crew courses over the first half of 2022 alone. The airline also saw the… Read the full press release

Emirates updates its inflight content this October with documentaries and movies featuring the late Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Honouring the iconic figures who have shaped both culture and history throughout the 20th century, Emirates passengers can now watch a host of acclaimed documentaries and movies featuring the late Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles, on the award-winning ice inflight entertainment system this October. Celebrating its 17th year… Read the full press release

Finnair announces appointments to its Shareholders’ Nomination Board

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The following persons have been appointed to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland; Timo Sallinen, Senior Vice President, Investments, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Esko Torsti, Head of Cross Asset Allocation,… Read the full press release

KLM and Transavia to share data on unruly passengers; to ban unruly passengers for five years

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM and Transavia share data on passengers placed on the No Fly List for disruptive behaviour on board or on the ground, since 29 September. Both airlines will ban unruly passengers for five years, regardless of which airline operated the flight in question. This makes KLM and Transavia… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland and West Oakland Job Resource Center to train workers for green technologies in the transportation and logistics industry

Projects will train workers for jobs in the transportation and logistics industry Oakland, Calif., 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland has joined forces with the West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) to train workers for green jobs in the transportation and logistics industry. WOJRC received a $350,000 grant from the California Energy Commission’s Clean… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean to open more than 1,400 opportunities to musicians, entertainers and production teams

At a time when the creative arts industry needs it the most, Royal Caribbean International will recruit more world-class musicians and entertainers over the next year across its ships, including the highly anticipated Icon of the Seas. 40% of Europe’s emerging musicians say the biggest challenge preventing them from kickstarting their music career is booking live events… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland and Forth Valley College welcome new cohort of apprentice stonemasons to the Stirling and Elgin training centres

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) increases delivery of vital traditional skills training to support green recovery EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2022-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — HES and Forth Valley College are welcoming the new cohort of apprentice stonemasons to the Stirling and Elgin training centres, equal to their highest ever intake, as courses begin for the new… Read the full press release

Air Canada recognized at the Canadian HR Awards for its Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada was recently recognized at the annual Canadian HR Awards with the Payworks Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy. This honour recognizes an organization for successfully establishing corporate social responsibility in its culture through its people and the role HR had in the strategy and… Read the full press release

SAS rolls out new communication concept called “Journeys That Matter”

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — “Journeys That Matter” is the name of SAS’ new communication concept, which is launched through a new advertising campaign today (September 19, 2022). The campaign highlights the importance of traveling and represents SAS’ first brand campaign since 2020. The new communication concept is based on a new… Read the full press release

Horizon Air’s more than 700 pilots ratify the retention agreement reached with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on Sept. 2

SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Horizon Air’s more than 700 pilots, who are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), voted to ratify a new agreement aimed at supporting the company’s pilots and retaining talent as mainline airlines continue hiring pilots away from regional airlines at record levels. The agreement includes… Read the full press release

The biggest gathering of the aviation industry’s financial leaders since the beginning of the pandemic will be held in Doha, Qatar, 19-22 September 2022

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) conference will focus on ‘Reshaping Airline Resilience’, following the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Jassim Bin Saif Al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport. Qatar Airways will host the biggest gathering of the aviation industry’s financial… Read the full press release

LVCVA recognizes NoMad Las Vegas guest relations manager Candace Ortiz with Hospitality Heroes award

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) today (14-SEP-2022) honored Candace Ortiz, guest relations manager at NoMad Las Vegas, with the Hospitality Heroes award during its board of directors meeting. The Hospitality Heroes recognition program shines a spotlight on hospitality workers who consistently go above… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways highlights its commitment to Africa with robust recruitment drive and network expansion

Qatar Airways highlights the airline’s commitment to Africa, recruitment growth and recent expansion to new destinations such as Abidjan, Abuja, Accra, Harare, Kano, Luanda, Lusaka and Port Harcourt DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group CEO, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker addressed the attendees of the Aviation Africa Summit in… Read the full press release

WTA announces World Travel Awards Asia and Oceania 2022 winners

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2022-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The finest travel brands in Asia and Oceania have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Vietnam. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 2022 in Ho Chi Minh City to find out who… Read the full press release