Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund to support sports clubs, Scouts, hospices, and gardening society across Greater Manchester and Cheshire

Airport fund awards £29,064 to 18 organisations across Greater Manchester and Cheshire Sports clubs, Scouts, hospices, and gardening society amongst beneficiaries Grants set to fund a cuddle bed, new kitchen equipment, goal posts, and a hopscotch area Community Trust Fund has handed out more than £3.5m since its launch in 1997 For more information or… Read the full press release

Hyatt’s Miraval announces new partnership with NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Non-profit partnership reinforces the importance of mindfulness and mental wellbeing CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A global leader in destination wellness resorts and spas, Hyatt’s Miraval brand announces its new partnership with NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a non-profit, grassroots organization providing no-cost advocacy, education, and support to all those… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines again named as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Jan 29, 2021) that it has, once again, received a rating of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index, designating the airline as being a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” The Corporate Equality Index… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways donates over QAR 3.8 million to Education Above All Foundation’s Educate A Child programme

The airline has been committed to supporting the vision of Education Above All Foundation since 2013 DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has raised over QAR 3.8 million for Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Educate A Child (EAC), during 2019 and 2020. Since 2013,… Read the full press release

“Freeze or Fry” Challenge Highlights Need to ACT NOW on Climate Crisis

Travel & Tourism urged to help save the planet. Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Geoffrey Lipman, President of SUNx Malta, greets the start of Joe Biden’s Presidency with a challenge for us all to act now to take advantage of new US leadership to help redress the devastating impact of climate change…. Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund awards almost £30,000 to 18 organisations across Greater Manchester and Cheshire

Airport fund awards £29,064 to 18 organisations across Greater Manchester and Cheshire Sports clubs, Scouts, hospices, and gardening society amongst beneficiaries Grants set to fund a cuddle bed, new kitchen equipment, goal posts, and a hopscotch area Community Trust Fund has handed out more than £3.5m since its launch in 1997 For more information or… Read the full press release

UNWTO research highlights progress made in gender equality in the tourism sector

Middle East, 2021-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Fewer than one in 10 tourism workers in the Middle East are women though this proportion is steadily increasing, new research has found. The Regional Report on Women in Tourism in the Middle East, released today by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Ministry of Tourism… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport staff deliver gift packs to schools and care homes through ‘Give & Go’ campaign

Airport colleagues volunteered to deliver gift packs and selection boxes to schools and care homes ‘Give & Go’ campaign for colleagues to donate toys, gifts and food items Raffle held with ten winners receiving gift pack and hamper Manchester, UK, 2021-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport workers helped spread Christmas cheer in Woodhouse… Read the full press release

Can Chinese save the world economy?

Cover of the book Chinese tourists - what do they want Facts, ideas and successful examples by Ingemar Fredriksson

New book about Chinese tourists (the largest demographic in tourism) by Ingemar Fredriksson thinks so ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 2020-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — According to UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) tourism accounts for 10% of global GDP and 1 in 10 jobs in the world. And China is the world’s largest… Read the full press release

Emirates Airline Foundation and partners share hopes of improving welfare of disadvantaged children around the world

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On World Children’s Day, the Emirates Airline Foundation and its NGO partners share their hopes for improving the welfare of disadvantaged children around the world, and speak on projects that provide children with safe shelter, basic necessities such as food and medical services, and access to opportunities… Read the full press release

Baron Hotels and Resorts Egypt support the Breast Cancer Awareness Cause

Cairo, Egypt, 2020-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As Baron Hotels and Resorts Egypt is always keen on supporting the noble causes and showing contributions to all who is in need, to reflect the good side of the organization to the publics. And Since, October is the month of Breast Cancer awareness, the company was… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire’s annual Spa Members’ Ball raised GBP 16,850 for Cancer Research UK and the Brain Tumour Trust Charity

Hampshire, England, 2020-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In a year of such uncertainity, charity has never been more important and the team at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire is delighted to announce that this year its annual Spa Members’ Ball  raised GBP 16,850 for Cancer Research UK and the Brain Tumour Trust Charity. Each year, Four Seasons… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by drawing the iconic breast cancer ribbon in the sky

The aircraft followed a unique flight path to form the symbol of breast cancer awareness above Qatar, which was displayed in real-time by flight tracking sites Qatar Airways’ ‘Think Pink’ flight was operated entirely by females DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has shown its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month… Read the full press release

Emirates to support campaign educating about human trafficking

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is proud to support It’s a Penalty’s campaign’s newest global film “What is Human Trafficking?” launched in collaboration with actor Liam Neeson. The short film is designed to educate the world about the misconceptions and the reality of human trafficking and exploitation happening globally. By airing this special message on… Read the full press release

My Menu gives away QR Ordering to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in restaurants & hotels

DUBAI, UAE, 2020-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The single most reusable item in the restaurant is the menu. Unfortunately, it is not possible to sanitize a printed menu after every use. The solution, QR Ordering via the guest mobile. The guest scans a QR code on his / her mobile, sees the menu and… Read the full press release

Shannon Group donates €100,000 to Limerick Suicide Watch and the Irish Cancer Society

Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group staff have boosted two charities doing invaluable work across the region with a €100,000 donation made this week from its chosen charity programme. Limerick Suicide Watch and the Irish Cancer Society have shared in the largest amount ever gathered by the staff of Shannon Airport,… Read the full press release

Swoop marks Pink Shirt Day with an exciting social media campaign

The ultra-low-cost carrier encourages Canadians to #LiftEachOtherUp CALGARY, AB, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Feb. 26, 2020) on Pink Shirt Day, Swoop is calling on Canadians to #LiftEachOtherUp through an exciting social media campaign in support of anti-bullying initiatives. Canada’s ultra-low fare airline is partnering with CKNW Kids’ Fund’s Pink Shirt Day and… Read the full press release

British Airways and Comic Relief support African NGO mothers2mothers in Ghana

African NGO mothers2mothers launches in Ghana, thanks to British Airways and Comic Relief LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of Ghanaian children will get a flying start to life as they and their families receive life-saving  health services from mothers2mothers (m2m), an African not-for-profit organisation. With funding support from British Airways and… Read the full press release

IHG® again earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index

Company Celebrates Another Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Corporate Equality Index  Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has earned a 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and been recognized as a Best Place to Work… Read the full press release

W Hotels to showcase its first-ever float in the 2020 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade

W inspires travelers to celebrate equality with first-ever Sydney parade float SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Whoever you are, wherever you are, you’re welcome at W Hotels. With inclusiveness at the heart of W since it debuted over 20 years ago, the global, trailblazing lifestyle hotel brand is teaming up with Australia’s… Read the full press release

London City Airport staff more than doubled volunteering efforts in 2019 for a record-breaking year of giving

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport staff more than doubled their volunteering efforts last year, with a total of 1,934 hours given to local good causes in 2019. The record-breaking year of giving concluded in December with the airport’s annual ‘12 Days of Giving’ volunteering drive, which saw 74 members of staff give 592… Read the full press release

easyJet launches onboard charity collection to support people affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling with easyJet over the next two weeks will be able to donate onboard to help support those affected by Australian bushfires. easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced that, from today (JANUARY 14, 2020), it will be launching an onboard charity collection for the Australian Red… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines joins the global movement to focus on disability inclusion

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) made the commitment to become a member of The Valuable 500, joining a global movement to focus on disability inclusion. To promote diversity, the Company will implement measures that allow all employees to actively participate in the workplace regardless of personal attributes, while nurturing professionals… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways 2018 “Change for Good” fundraising programme raised HK$9.55 million for UNICEF

Safeguarding Vulnerable Children Worldwide Hong kong, China, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways and the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) today (December 12, 2019) announced that “Change for Good”, the airline’s inflight fundraising programme, raised a total of HK$9.55 million over the 2018 programme period. The money was raised by collecting… Read the full press release

Why you should come to Kiev in 2020. Top 5 New things in the city

Kiev Photos

Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

British Airways joined The Valuable 500 and pledged its commitment to customers requiring additional assistance

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities British Airways has joined The Valuable 500 and pledged the airline’s commitment to customers requiring additional assistance The airline has seen customer satisfaction more than double for travellers with accessibility needs following major investment in a new specialist customer care team as part of British Airways’ £6.5 billion… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with the British Red Cross to support communities in crisis on World Kindness Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 13, 2019), on World Kindness Day, announced its partnership with the British Red Cross to support communities in crisis. The airline and the humanitarian charity will work together over the next year to show how kindness has the power to save lives. Experiencing… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first airline to partner with the Department for Transport on a new initiative to make travel easier for people with disabilities

New campaign highlights British Airways’ Beyond Accessibility training programme, which supports staff in assisting more than half a million customers with disabilities who fly with the airline each year Airline recently launched dedicated customer care team with direct phone line for travellers requiring additional assistance In 2019 British Airways became the first and only airline… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels announces the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown

Grand Opening of Wisconsin’s Third Cambria Benefits Nonprofit ‘Feed the Children’ ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), celebrated its continued expansion in Wisconsin with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown. The four-story, 132-room hotel is the brand’s first location in Milwaukee and the third Cambria hotel to open… Read the full press release

British Airways and Dreamflight send off 200 Very Important Children to Orlando for the trip of a lifetime

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways flight BA 9117 took off from Heathrow this morning with 200 Very Important Children bound for Florida for the trip of a lifetime. The youngsters, who all have a serious illness or disability are flying to Orlando with the airline and UK-based-charity, Dreamflight. The children, aged between eight and… Read the full press release