UNWTO and UNDP team up to launch ‘Off the Beaten Track’ challenge for students to showcase rural tourism development

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina have teamed up to launch the 2023 UNWTO Students’ League. The new ‘Off the Beaten Track’ challenge aims to create a networking environment that will enable cultural connections between students, governments and businesses. Teams of students will… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group hosts a global sustainability learning festival for its employees to reinforce its commitment towards lifelong learning and sustainability goals

Singapore, 2023-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Employees from across the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group will participate in a three-day long sustainability-themed global learning festival this week, supporting the Group’s commitment towards a lifelong learning culture for its people. Participants at the biennial Learning and Innovation for Everyone (LIFE) festival will engage in more than… Read the full press release

easyJet Celebrates Mother’s Day by Inspiring Young Girls to Pursue STEM Careers Through Behind-the-Scenes Workplace Tours

This Mother’s Day, easyJet invited daughters to join their high-flying mothers at work in a bid to inspire the next generation of pilots, engineers and data scientists 10 year old Harriet joined pilot mum Debbie Thomas at Luton airport to explore the flight deck of an A320 easyJet aircraft and budding young maths whizz, Amaryllis… Read the full press release

Blue Islands launches “Freedom to Fly” courses to tackle fear of flying for Channel Islanders

Guernsey, Jersey, 2023-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands announces its 2023 Freedom to Fly course dates enabling Channel Islanders to address any aversions to flying and enjoy the opportunities that travel brings in 2023 and beyond. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “Freedom to Fly is totally free, and something we’re proud to… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Aviation Academy takes off as aviation university with new undergraduate and postgraduate programs

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest and oldest Aviation Academy in the region, is pleased to announce that it has been upgraded to an aviation university.  The university has launched undergraduate and postgraduate programs in aerospace and hospitality fields. The Aviation Academy has been offering aviation training… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport releases ‘Little Book of Travel Tales’ featuring stories from children who have flown through the airport, to celebrate World Book Day and Easter travel season

Pupils from nine primary schools across Manchester Airport’s catchment area provide short stories and poems for ‘Little Book of Travel Tales’ Stories include a girl’s trip to China to see pandas and the adventures of a magic doll which escapes from a suitcase Books also include a range of fun puzzles and activities and will… Read the full press release

OBLU Maldives Resorts Hosts an Educational Underwater Marine Tour for Local Students

Male’, Maldives, 2023-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — OBLU Xperience Ailafushi and OBLU SELECT Lobigili organized a memorable under ocean marine tour on 23 February 2023 for 14 students from Jamaluddin School. The students along with four teachers arrived at Ailafushi island at 15:30. After a warm welcome by the resort management, they were escorted to Only BLU Under… Read the full press release

Spartan Education Group Launches Altitude Pilot Pathway in Partnership with Allegiant Travel Company

Allegiant Altitude Pilot Pathway to Provide Integrated Training for Pilot Students in Broomfield, CO. BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2023-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Spartan Education Group (SEG) today (Feb. 21, 2023) announced it is now accepting cadets into the Altitude Pilot Pathway, a training program developed in partnership with Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT). This pathway delivers… 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

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea Launches Seasonal Program to Educate Young Travelers on Hawaii’s Culture and Environment

Four Seasons Maui Academy and Camp Manitou are back in session, providing children and teens opportunities to connect with each other and the destination Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2023-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea welcomes Spring Break travellers with the relaunch of Four Seasons Maui Academy, a seasonal program replete with complimentary activities… Read the full press release

PATA and Visa team up to support small and medium-sized tourism businesses and informal workers for a more resilient future

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2023-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is delighted to announce the start of a new collaboration with Visa to extend the Tourism Destination Resilience (TDR) Programme and continue to help build a more resilient and sustainable tourism industry. The COVID-19 pandemic has painfully proven the importance for… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines and Lynn University Launch Groundbreaking Pilot Pathway Program for Aspiring Aviators

Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway Launches in Boca Raton, Florida  MIRAMAR, Fla., 2023-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Aspiring pilots can now join the fast track to a rewarding career at one of the nation’s fastest-growing airlines while they finish college. Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) and Lynn University today announced the launch of the Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway program at Lynn’s… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s AeroZone Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Educating Young Minds

Facility was opened by Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, on 7 February last year More than 3,500 school pupils have benefitted since its launch AeroZone offers teaching space and interactive zones designed to teach children about workings of an airport and careers on offer For more information on AeroZone, download the AeroZone brochure here, or… 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

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

Discover Fresh and Exciting Tourism Products Across England, Wales, and Scotland with VisitBritain’s Educational Visits

London, UK, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitBritain is set to welcome more than 120 international travel trade buyers for a series of educational visits across Britain. The educational trade visits, underway from 28 January, are a mix of three-to-five-day itineraries to destinations across England, Wales and Scotland, showcasing the latest tourism products to… Read the full press release

UNWTO, UN Women and German Partners Launch Free Online Gender Equality Training for Tourism Sector

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO, in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and UN Women has launched a free online training course focused on gender equality within the tourism sector. The course, which is available through atingi.org, is part… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui Launches Student Mentorship Program for Aspiring Young Artists – START: A Student Artist Immersion offers mentorship, exhibit opportunity and scholarship

Resort now accepting young Maui artists’ submissions for community-based mentorship Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Longtime supporter of Maui’s vibrant art community Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has announced its 2023 student mentorship program for aspiring young Maui artists. The program, called START: A Student Artist Immersion, will offer junior and senior… Read the full press release

Cathay supports youth development by participating in Hong Kong SAR Government initiative Strive and Rise Programme

Some 1,600 students and mentors to visit Cathay’s facilities as part of the Hong Kong SAR Government’s youth development initiative Hong Kong, China, 2022-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay proudly continues its long-standing commitment to supporting youth development in the community with its participation in this year’s Strive and Rise Programme – an initiative… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces Students League Winners

The first national edition of the UNWTO Students League concluded with a celebration of Swiss tourism talent with Team SHL from SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern, winning this edition Madrid, Spain, 2022-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The competition for undergraduates, organized with the support of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), attracted students from leading… Read the full press release

Discover Qatar showcases Qatar’s premier academic ecosystem thru its educational tours for school and college students

A unique experiential learning opportunity in Qatar designed to showcase Qatar’s leading academic institutes and distinctive tourism offerings Doha, Qatar, 2022-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Discover Qatar (DQ) is offering specially-designed tours to showcase Qatar’s top-tier educational and tourism resources as well as the distinctive features of Doha. Custom-made for school and college students… 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

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

Air Canada and CAE to double the Captain Judy Cameron scholarships for Canadian women in flight training

Eight scholarships will be awarded to young Canadian women studying to become commercial pilots or maintenance engineers Four aspiring commercial pilots to become CAE Women in Flight – Air Canada ambassadors Scholarship applications open Nov. 1 here MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada and CAE today (Oct. 25, 2022) announced the two Montreal-based… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines expands pipeline of qualified pilots through partnership with CAE

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) and CAE (NYSE: CAE) today (Oct. 24, 2022) announced the launch of the Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway program that aims to expand the carrier’s pipeline of highly skilled, professional pilots. The program, located at CAE’s flight academy in Phoenix, Arizona, will put graduates on the fast track… Read the full press release

easyJet helps aerophobics overcome their fear of flying with its Fearless Flyer course returning this winter

Winter courses to help aerophobics overcome their fear of flying now on sale Experience flights now taking off from nine UK airports VIP packages including a dedicated Captain to guide you through the experience flight are also available to book now  London, UK, 2022-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet is bringing its Fearless Flyer… 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

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates latest graduate group of IGNITE programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has hosted a graduation ceremony at Stormont Pavilion to celebrate another cohort of inspiring young students completing the airport’s annual IGNITE programme. IGNITE, a joint youth leadership initiative between the airport and Cinemagic, launched in 2019 by Senior Vice President of… 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