Nominations Open for 2023 IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in the Aviation Industry

Geneva, Switzerland, 2023-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the opening of nominations for the 2023 IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards. Nominations will be accepted from all individuals or organizations working in the aviation value chain and will close at 23:59 CET on 19 April 2023. The annual awards… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus flies Irish Oscar nominees and their families to Hollywood

Dublin, Ireland, 2023-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus is proud to announce its support for Irish talent ahead of the Oscars which take place in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on Sunday, 12th March. Several members of the cast and crew from Irish nominated films and their families flew to Los Angeles courtesy of Aer… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks International Women’s Day with first all-female freighter flight and week-long celebrations for female staff

The activities included networking opportunities, aircraft hangar tours, and visits to the Integrated Operations Centre, simulator centre, leadership learning and health and wellness sessions and more Qatar Airways Cargo successfully conducted its first-ever all-female flight from Hamad International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport on 5th March Doha, Qatar, 2023-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Hilton and Ruby Rose Host Star-Studded Gala to Launch Nationwide Partnership with Minus18

Sydney, Australia, 2023-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A star-studded crowd came together at Hilton Sydney for the first Rainbow Formal gala event to launch Hilton’s nationwide partnership with LGBTQIA+ charity organisation, Minus18, backed by queer icon and advocate, actor, model and DJ, Ruby Rose ​during Sydney’s WorldPride. Hilton’s ​support will see an expanded footprint for… Read the full press release

Visit Denmark’s new AI campaign brings famous icons to life to promote authentic tourism experiences

Visit Denmark’s new activation campaign is using AI (and the help of some very famous faces) to put the country on the map.  Copenhagen, Denmark, 2023-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A new activation campaign from tourism organisation VisitDenmark wants to put the country of LEGO®, ‘hygge’ and H.C. Andersen on the map as the… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy’s Maldives Resorts Celebrate International Women’s Day, Honoring Women Associates in the Hospitality Industry

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of resorts in the Maldives is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day by honoring the women associates who play an essential role in shaping the future of the hospitality industry. Marriott International recognizes the contributions that women make and is committed to supporting their… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport named Best Airport in North America for the 11th consecutive year

Airport honored with its 11th Best Airport in North America title INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2023-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 6, 2023) marked another top achievement for the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) as it claimed the title again as Best Airport in North America – for 11 years straight. This award recognizes the best… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Group Strengthens Executive Team in Asia, Europe, and The Middle East with New Additions and Promotions to Drive Relationship Hospitality

The global brand announces new additions and promotions across the executive team in Asia, Europe, and The Middle East Hongkong, 2023-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (MARCH 02, 2023), Rosewood Hotel Group shares exciting changes to its ever-growing team of world-class executives. Driven by one of the brand’s guiding principles of Relationship Hospitality, Rosewood’s… Read the full press release

JOALI BEING Welcomes Expert Visiting Practitioners for Ultimate Wellness Experience in 2023

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — JOALI BEING is welcoming expert visiting practitioners throughout 2023 to enable guests to take their wellbeing journeys to a new level, bringing them closer to experiencing the joy of weightlessness. Beginning in January, guests at JOALI BEING will be able to immerse themselves in transformative sessions with… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin Kicks Off with New Media Monday and Exciting Line-Up of Presenters and Exhibitors

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Opening press conference on 6 March with leading representatives: Georgia, Phocuswright, the German Travel Association (DRV) and Messe Berlin – ITB Media Monday on 6 March featuring fascinating press conferences with the European Travel Commission, World Travel & Tourism Council and Saudi Tourism Authority – Numerous presentations… Read the full press release

W Hotels Celebrates Fourth Year as Major Sponsor of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Showcasing Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity

W Hotels Is Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Communities and Making A Stance That Whoever You Are – You’re Welcome At W Hotels SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2023-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth year running, W Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, celebrates its longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion as a major… Read the full press release

Journalists from Top Indian Media Outlets Explore the Maldives to Showcase its Unique Tourism Offerings

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — A team of journalists from India are visiting the Maldives, upon invitation by Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives), to immerse themselves in the tourism offers, unique experiences, and exciting encounters awaiting tourists in the Sunny Side of Life. The journalists on this… Read the full press release

From a bullied cadet to a young politician: The inspiring story of Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman featured in AirAsia’s original INSPIRE series

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2023-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In an attempt to escape constant bullying and rigorous military training, a Royal Military College (RMC) cadet enrolled in a debate team which saved him from self-deprecating behaviour, thinking he was a useless disappointment. The troubled teenager who couldn’t speak English well, despite his mother being… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific partners with VTC to develop aviation talent in Hong Kong

MoU signed to support the development of the aviation industry and Hong Kong as an international hub Hong Kong, China, 2023-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vocational Training Council (VTC) of Hong Kong to jointly nurture a new generation of talent as… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Bolsters Leadership Team to Drive Continued Growth After Record Year of Revenue

SEATTLE, WA, 2023-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a year of record revenue, Alaska Airlines is strengthening its leadership bench to increase focus in key areas of strategic performance needed for the company’s continued growth. Spanning functions including investor relations, sales, network and revenue management, these leaders will be responsible for the direction of critical… Read the full press release

The Peninsula Hotels Launches “Hope for Türkiye” Global Fundraising Initiative for Earthquake Victims in Turkey

Hong Kong, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, 6 February 2023, two earthquakes, measuring a magnitude of 7.8 and 7.5 hit the south-eastern region of Türkiye, resulting in catastrophic death and destruction. In 2011 with the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, and in 2013 with the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in… Read the full press release Provides Free Temporary Housing for Displaced Earthquake Survivors and First Responders in Turkey and Syria is working with non-profit organizations and government entities to offer free, temporary housing to survivors of the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria, and to relief workers. San Francisco, CA, 2023-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — announced it will offer free temporary housing to people displaced by the recent earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria,… Read the full press release

Indy Airport Celebrates Black History Month with ‘Funky Naptown’ Exhibition and Art & Soul Festival Tribute

Music, soul, history and art take center stage at IND in February INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2023-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) will pay tribute to local arts and culture during Black History Month, kicking off a soulful prelude to Spring with music, art and history. As part of the month-long celebration,… Read the full press release

G20 Tourism Working Group Meets Under Indian Presidency to Advance 2030 Agenda and Empower Rural Communities

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first meeting of the G20 Tourism Working Group to be held under the Indian Presidency placed the focus on the sector’s role in in advancing the 2030 Agenda. UNWTO is working as the knowledge partner to the Presidency to deliver the Goa Roadmap for Tourism as… Read the full press release

500,000 Air Tickets Up for Grabs in World of Winners Campaign by AAHK

HONG KONG, 2023-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The “World of Winners” Tickets Giveaway Campaign sponsored by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) will be launched on 1 March 2023. Around 500,000 air tickets will be given away to travellers in major passenger markets in support of the Government’s global promotions, with a view to expediting… Read the full press release

Maldives Showcases Best of Tourism at FESPO 2023 in Switzerland: MMPRC Joins Forces with 12 Industry Partners

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/Visit Maldives) is thrilled to announce our participation in FESPO 2023, Switzerland’s premier travel and tourism event. Taking place from 2-5 February, over 600 exhibitors are expected to join this event held in Zürich, Switzerland. MMPRC is showcasing the best… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives Leads 64 Industry Representatives at OTM Mumbai Travel Trade Event

MALE, MALDIVES, 2023-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/Visit Maldives), along with 64 industry representatives, are currently in Mumbai, India, participating at one of the premium travel trade events held in the country, OTM Mumbai. MMPRC and our industry partners are at this event to connect with travel trade… Read the full press release

Weeva Showcases Sustainability Solutions at OurAfrica.Travel

New Sustainability Management Platform Weeva to attend OurAfrica.Travel this month

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ —Weeva showcases Sustainability Solutions at OurAfrica.Travel. Weeva will be exhibiting at OurAfrica.Travel for the first time in February 2023. The recently launched digital sustainability management system was created for the tourism industry to manage the complicated and sometimes daunting task of “sustainability” and to help build… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Launches ‘Center Stage’ Music Program with Abbey Road Studios

Providing studio time & suite time for unique and unexpected musical moments  Paris, France, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the creation of ‘Center Stage’ – an exciting new music program that supports the talents of tomorrow, pairs emerging and established artists and provides studio time and suite… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin 2023 Announces Winners of Prestigious ITB BookAward, Celebrating Outstanding Travel and Tourism Journalism

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — With its annual ITB BookAward, ITB Berlin recognizes titles from Germany and abroad, written mainly in German, but also in German translation, which honour outstanding journalistic achievements. The aim is to focus attention beyond national borders on the broad spectrum of important intercultural travel and tourism publications…. Read the full press release

Houston Airports Launches First of its Kind Artist-in-Residence Program for Passengers

Houston Airports is the only airport in the U.S. to currently offer an Artist in Residence (AIR) program. The interactive arts program encourages engagement between local artists and airport guests.  HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Time flies when you’re meticulously creating art in the middle of a bustling airport. After a three-month-long… Read the full press release

OurAfrica.Travel Returns 20 – 24 February

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — OurAfrica.Travel returns this month, connecting eager buyers with exhibitors from across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. Organisers of OurAfrica.Travel, Allie Hunt and Storm Napier Now in its 4th year this virtual B2B tradeshow provides a platform for those selling the African and Indian Ocean… Read the full press release

Emirates and Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy Join Forces to Launch Manager Training Program

The partnership falls under Emirates Group’s innovative Commercial Ambassador Leadership Programme Dubai, UAE, 2023-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group and the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) are set to collaborate in the launch of a training programme for the airline’s Emirati Country Managers. The innovative programme is designed to enhance the diplomatic… Read the full press release

Changes to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Kimmo Viertola Appointed as New Chair

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The composition of Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board changes as the chair of the Nomination Board Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland, is replaced by Kimmo Viertola, Director General of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime… Read the full press release

RIU’s Anniversary Party in Mexico Draws 300 Attendees, Including Hotel Chain’s CEOs and Tourism Secretary

Miquel Torruco, Secretary of Tourism of Mexico, chaired the event with Carmen and Luis Riu, CEO of RIU Hotels & Resorts As the big surprise of the evening, the Riu Party went out for the first time from the holiday hotels to surprise and make all the guests enjoy the party  Palma de Mallorca, Mexico,… Read the full press release