Textron Aviation announces participants for its 2021 Top Hawk program

WICHITA, Kan., 2021-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation has named four participants for its 2021 Top Hawk program that places the world’s leading training aircraft, the Cessna Skyhawk, with top pilot training programs around the country, promoting general aviation and encouraging young people to pursue aviation as a career. The 2021 Top Hawk… Read the full press release

GBTA announces its first-ever globally curated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

Alexandria, Virginia, 2021-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry – announced today (March 24, 2021) its first-ever globally curated committee to drive the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) agenda for its… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines marks its 50th anniversary with the launch of Southwest Airlines® Scholarship

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 10, 2021) furthered its commitment to empowering communities it serves by launching the Southwest Airlines® Scholarship. As the carrier celebrates its 50th anniversary, the airline is highlighting the importance of education through its new scholarship, which provides financial support to students… Read the full press release

easyJet launches virtual pilot school visits programme to encourage more girls to become an airline pilot

EasyJet pilots will virtually join classrooms and assemblies up and down the country to show young people what their job is really like – and that it’s can be a job for everyone London, UK, 2021-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — EasyJet has launched a virtual pilot school visits programme as part of its Amy… Read the full press release

Anantara Golden Triangle launches virtual jungle field trip of unique elephant experiences for school children in lockdown

Doha, Qatar, 2021-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort has introduced a complimentary service for school children in lockdown that stars elephants in a personal call live from their natural habitat in Northern Thailand’s ancient jungle.  During the video call, children around the world can virtually participate in a jungle… Read the full press release

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation establish Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership at Howard University

Marriott International to create the Arne M. Sorenson Hospitality Fund to support the design of a world class hospitality program and curriculum BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation together with Howard University announced today the establishment of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership in honor… Read the full press release

Shufti Pro Launches Digital COVID Pass for the Revival of Travel and Tourism

LONDON, UK, 2021-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Shufti Pro, an AI-powered identity verification service provider aids the travel and tourism industry by launching Digital COVID Pass for accurate COVID-PCR test verification. The travel and tourism industry has drastically fallen with the spread of the virus. New travel restrictions around the world have made matters… Read the full press release

BodyHoliday St. Lucia Launches Four New Wellness Programmes in Response to the Pandemic – 360 Degree Healing for Mind and Body in 2021

NEW PERSONALISED PROGRAMMES: Wellness Rehabilitation, COVID Convalescence, Boost Your Immunity and Corporate Wellbeing  SAINT LUCIA, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — 2020 has left many people battered and bruised, both mentally and physically. BodyHoliday St. Lucia, recently voted the best spa in the Caribbean and amongst the top 10 worldwide by Conde Nast Travellers’ readers, has the perfect… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with People 1st for its High Flyers Apprenticeship Scheme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has teamed up with People 1st, an award-winning employment and training agency, to find the next candidate for its popular apprenticeship programme. The ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship Scheme’, launched in 2013, offers apprenticeship placements across a range of disciplines to young people… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels again named a 2021 BEST Award winner by the Association for Talent Development

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2021-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, has been named a 2021 BEST Award winner by the Association for Talent Development (ATD) for a second year in a row. The accolade, which recognizes organizations that exemplify all aspects of talent development, highlights Choice’s continued commitment… Read the full press release

Arkansas Tourism: The Mid-American Science Museum embraces digital education through its online science lessons

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., 2021-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Mid-American Science Museum in Hot Springs is Arkansas’s largest hands-on science center and first Smithsonian affiliate. There are more than 100 exhibits and workstations to explore at the museum, which opened in 1979. The museum, which sits on 21 wooded acres, is also home to… 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

PATA launches PATA Crisis Resource Center Regional Training Materials

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the PATA Crisis Resource Center Regional Training Materials for communication strategy, and destination marketing and management. The regional training kits were created with the support of the Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management (GIDRM), a project implemented by the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers range of benefits curated for students through its newly launched Student Club

Student Club is powered by the airline’s loyalty programme, Privilege Club Student Club members can aim for the skies with a range of tailored benefits throughout their educational journey DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched a global programme exclusive to students worldwide. Student Club is powered by the airline’s… Read the full press release

KLM Cityhopper introduces Virtual Reality (VR) training for pilots flying Embraer 175 and 190 aircraft

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting 5 November, KLM Cityhopper will be introducing Virtual Reality (VR) training for pilots flying Embraer 175 and 190 aircraft. Developed in-house, the VR training courses will allow pilots to make more effective use of their training time and will also yield cost savings. KLM Cityhopper is… 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

JNTO adds training modules to e-learning platform

JAPAN, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the launch of their e-learning platform earlier this year, JNTO has released a new training course for British tour operators and travel agents. This intermediate course introduces a variety of outdoor activities, gardens, modern art and cultural experiences. Yumi Takakubo, Head of Trade Partnership and Marketing says:… Read the full press release

dnata Singapore launches training committee to promote skills training initiatives for employees

Singapore, 2020-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata Singapore has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with dnata Singapore Staff Union (DSSU) and the National Trades Union Congress’ Employment and Employability Institute (NTUC’s e2i) to set up a company training committee (CTC). This partnership will enable dnata Singapore to equip its employees with necessary core competencies… Read the full press release

Silversea Academy now available to travel partners globally

Silversea Cruises enhances its digital training platform, Silversea Academy, to polish travel partners’ knowledge and expertise. Silversea Academy is now available to travel partners globally, including those in the US, Canada, LATAM and Asia for the first time. Travel partners can register for the Silversea Academy by visiting:  www.silverseaacademy.com Miami, FL, 2020-Sep-30 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with Online Travel Training to launch e-learning programme for travel agents

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Online Travel Training (OTT), the world’s leading provider of free travel courses for travel agents, to launch an e-learning programme centred around updates and developments at the airport. This free online course will provide travel agents and travel… Read the full press release

Travelling Languages launch a new and very unique virtual immersive summer camp

The best way to learn English and explore Ireland in the comfort of your home! Dublin, Ireland, 2020-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelling Languages are proud to announce they are launching their very unique Virtual immersive summer camp for summer 2020! With the current Covid-19 outbreak Travelling Languages have taken their innovative approach of… Read the full press release

NBAA welcomed FAA’s approval on regulatory changes to pilot medical certifications, training proficiency amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Washington, DC, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today (April 29, 2020) welcomed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval on regulatory changes to pilot medical certifications, training proficiency and a host of other pressing requirements for business aviation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. NBAA has continually advocated for the accommodations to… Read the full press release

IATA offers free access to online training courses for aviation workers

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is offering free access to online training courses for up to 5,000 aviation workers as part of its efforts to help the industry through the COVID-19 crisis. Current employees—or those who wish to become a part of the aviation or related… Read the full press release

Life Holidays: The Planner of Your Dream Vacation

Life Holidays Presents Exciting Holiday Offers on Switzerland and Singapore Tour Packages   PUNE, India, 2020-Mar-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The world is filled with a wide variety of beauty, romanticism, wonders, and joy. To fill the ultimate warmth of that existence, you must go far away from home. Probably, this yearning is the… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways to help mechanics identify and predict future risks through virtual reality training

The VR training will equip ANA’s mechanics to react in real-life scenarios. Innovative technology will help ANA continue to improve its outstanding safety record. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will be introducing virtual reality (VR) training designed to help… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall Airport now accepting applications for the 2020 paid summer internship program

Paid Internship Opportunities Available in Multiple Career Fields  Baltimore, MD, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is accepting applications for the 2020 paid summer internship program for college students. The initiative will provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills while gaining real-world experience in a professional work environment. The… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches training partnership with Aviomar Flight Academy

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (19 Feb) officially launched its major training partnership with Aviomar Flight Academy to deliver a Ryanair mentored programme in Rome. This partnership will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots to support its growth across Europe. The programme, which commenced… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority named Indiana INTERNnet’s 2020 Not-For-Profit Employer of the Year

Indianapolis Airport Authority receives Indiana INTERNnet IMPACT award INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority has been named Indiana INTERNnet’s 2020 Not-For-Profit Employer of the Year at the 14th annual IMPACT Awards. IAA’s summer internship program, which began in 2014, hires about a dozen interns each year. Through the robust internship… Read the full press release

Delaware North at Shenandoah National Park creates opportunities for local high school students through new partnership

Buffalo, N.Y., 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia recently formed a partnership to create opportunities for local high school students. Delaware North’s human resources manager at Shenandoah National Park, Paul Johnson, recognized a shortage of qualified cooks for lodging properties Skyland and Big Meadows Lodge. Delaware North… Read the full press release