PATA announces organisational partnership with Awecademy

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with Awecademy, a future-focused educational content provider that creates personalised learning playlists and individualised learning pathways for learners globally. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The world is evolving at an accelerated pace with technological innovations disrupting… Read the full press release

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE industries

Singapore, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (KHEA), part of Kaplan in Singapore, a leading private education institution, have signed an agreement to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) industries. The partnership will… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company partners with Airports Council International for the Tahleeq Programme

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) is partnering with Airports Council International (ACI), a globally reputed aviation body that promotes professional excellence in airport management and operations, and is offering training courses to BAC as part of the Tahleeq Programme, a training and development initiative aimed at shaping the future… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport organised a specialist international conference on “Humanitarian Logistics”

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Leipzig/Halle Airport, working with the Volga-Dnepr Group and the Akkon University of Human Sciences, organised a specialist international conference on topics related to “Humanitarian Logistics” on 21 May this year. About 60 representatives from research institutes, government and non-government organisations, logistics companies, airports as well as airlines attended… Read the full press release

PATA hosted Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ in Sabah, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With the continued success of the PATA Human Capacity Building Programme, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to have organised another Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ at the Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. The event, hosted by the… Read the full press release

Ryanair becomes the first european Airline to introduce world leading pilot training safety app

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (15 May) announced a six-year deal with CEFA Aviation, a leader in flight safety and pilot training software and services, to provide world first cloud-based mobile service CEFA AMS (Aviation Mobile Services) for Ryanair’s pilot training programmes. With this new partnership, launched… Read the full press release

Booking.com announces new scholarship initiatives with two leading universities in the U.S.

Booking.com aims to support and advance the prospects of women in STEM careers, helping young women unlock their potential in technology through Women in Tech initiatives NEW YORK, NY, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking.com, one of the world’s largest digital travel e-commerce companies, announced new scholarship initiatives with two leading universities in the U.S…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Orbital Education announce the Official Opening of the Oryx International School at Mesaimeer campus

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and the Orbital Education Chairman welcomed VIPs and visitors to the state-of-the-art education facility during the opening event on Sunday 28 April 2019 Oryx International School is at the heart of the Qatar Airways community, providing five-star academic opportunities DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines launches a flexible-option Rotor Transition Program

Atlanta, Georgia, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, today (April 23, 2019) introduced a flexible-option Rotor Transition Program that provides financial assistance for rotor pilots to gain the fixed-wing certifications necessary to begin a flying career with ExpressJet. The program provides up to $22,000 in assistance and the flexibility for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool

Qatar Airways engineers are the first in the industry to receive Virtual Reality training for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Maintenance DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognised for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels Takes ‘Profs and Pints’ Lecture Series Across the Country with Simulating Content on Tap throughout 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels is helping experience-hungry people maximize their time through a collaboration with Profs and Pints. Already known for offering local beers at its hotels, Cambria is building on their hallmark craft beer program and appealing public spaces by hosting a series of compelling talks – ranging from local history to emerging… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces partnership with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law

Multiple award-winning airline affirms commitment to education by launching strategic collaboration with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its strategic collaboration with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law, the world’s premier institution for innovative research and education… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines: Applications are open for the 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has announced applications are open for the 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program. Each year, this program provides roundtrip air travel to be used by the program recipients for travel home from school. Applicants must write a personal… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards application closes at the end of March

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Schools across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to put their best foot forward and enter the George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards before it closes at the end of March. The Best Kept School Awards, hosted by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC), acknowledge and… Read the full press release

The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop to take place at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘Chinese Outbound Tourism Market’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to understand the different market segments of the Chinese outbound market, including current and… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Searches for Young Talents

After “AIRcelerate”, a dual bachelor’s degree program in computer science starts in the fall of 2019  Employees with practical experience are being sought after  Austrian Airlines invests in professions with a future  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In filling positions for specialized staff with the right talents, the recruiting strategy of Austrian Airlines… Read the full press release

Bahrain International Airport launches National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer familiarisation programme

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Chairman of Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed announced the official launch of the National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) familiarisation programme for Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) new Passenger Terminal Building. It will see more… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy announces partnership with National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA), the world class flight training facility developed by Emirates, and the National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN), a not-for-profit vocational training institute in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to share their expertise and jointly promote their training… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay becomes the UK’s first Makaton Friendly Airport

75 members of staff from across the Airport have taken part in Makaton training to help improve the Airport experience for all of our passengers. CORNWALL, England, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay is proud to have become the UK’s first Makaton Friendly Airport. 75 members of the team at Cornwall Airport Newquay… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes its first Cabin Crew Apprentices to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week

British Airways welcomes its first ever Cabin Crew Apprentices this week The airline is also taking on almost 50 former Monarch Engineering Apprentices Seven apprenticeship programmes are now open for applications LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, British Airways is welcoming its first Cabin Crew Apprentices… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches bespoke training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking

Qatar Airways strengthens its commitment to fighting wildlife crime DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by Qatar Airways to enhance employee awareness regarding the illegal trafficking of wildlife, is targeted at those roles within the… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific to recruit candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest” training program to become commercial pilots

Cebu Pacific opens applications for new batch of Cadet Pilots Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Applications are open for a new batch of Cadet Pilots who will be trained to become full-fledged aviators for Cebu Pacific (CEB). CEB will be recruiting 16 candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest”… Read the full press release

Arsenal player Danny Welbeck gives young footballers an unforgettable training session the Arsenal Soccer School Dubai

Arsenal player’s visit comes as ASSD marks 10 years Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Arsenal player Danny Welbeck visited the Arsenal Soccer School Dubai (ASSD), providing young footballers an unforgettable training session as they learn to “play the Arsenal way.” This is Danny Welbeck’s second visit to the school, which comes as… Read the full press release

HMSHost donates $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students

Third year of support celebrated in Miami MIAMI, Fla., 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To make a lasting impact on the quality of education for Florida’s youth and the next generation, global restaurateur HMSHost contributed $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students. Through the tax-credit scholarship, Step… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to recruit 19 candidates for this year’s apprenticeship training

Sixteen technical apprentices and three office clerk trainees are needed  Training commences on September 2, 2019  54 apprentices are currently undergoing training at Austrian Airlines  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year Austrian Airlines trains a large number of apprentices in different areas of the company. The field of aircraft engineering is particularly… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces $1 million grant program recipients

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 29, 2019) announced that 24 nonprofit organizations across the United States will be receiving a portion of a $1 million grant program, sponsored by the Texas-based carrier, to strengthen communities throughout the nation. Each of the receiving organizations is tasked with using the funds to… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport announces return of its Junior Apprentice competition

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition is back for 2019, with Year Five and Six pupils from across Greater Manchester and Cheshire being encouraged to take part. Winning students will even get the chance to hear themselves on the airwaves and see their work in the terminals of the… Read the full press release

British Airways teamed up with KidZania in Westfield to inspire children to pursue a career in aviation

More than 1,500 children from 19 schools visited the Aviation Academy at the two-day careers fair British Airways customers receive 15 per cent discount to the KidZania activity centre  LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 1,500 children were given a unique insight into a career in aviation when they attended a careers… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport supports Knocknagoney Primary School with new STEM equipment

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Knocknagoney Primary School in east Belfast has invested in a range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based learning equipment, thanks to funding from George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund. Among the many items purchased were a green-house, microscopes and a fully functional water wall,… Read the full press release