easyJet offers free access to Mizzi Mozzi language-learning ebooks onboard

London, UK, 2021-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet is offering free access to Mizzi Mozzi language-learning ebooks onboard its entire network after uncovering that 82% of British parents are concerned their children have missed out on exposur… LEARNING THE LOCAL LINGO AT 35,000 FEET! British parents admit to being worried that foreign travel restrictions… Read the full press release

Boeing selected to provide pilot training solutions for United Aviate Academy

Boeing’s pilot training solutions include initial cadet assessment materials, Jeppesen Academy digital courseware, Jeppesen electronic charts, ForeFlight mobile solutions and pilot supplies Boeing presents cadet with scholarship to attend United Aviate Academy OSHKOSH, Wis., 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — United Aviate Academy has selected Boeing (NYSE:BA) to provide a comprehensive suite of training tools,… Read the full press release

Training program launch: The IATA – UNIGE Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Sustainability in Aviation

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE). While sustainability has played an important role in the industry for many years, it is a key priority as the sector rebuilds from the effects of the… Read the full press release

IATA’s travel and tourism diploma courses now offered to US based travel industry professionals

Montreal, Canada, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN), a department of IATA serving the US travel and tourism industry, announced that IATA’s globally recognized travel and tourism diploma courses are now being offered to existing and aspiring travel industry professionals based… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces a recruitment drive for 2,000 new pilots to crew aircraft deliveries

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (12th July) announced a recruitment drive for 2,000 new pilots to crew aircraft deliveries over the next 3 years as Ryanair recovers and rebuilds from the Covid-19 pandemic. Ryanair has now taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-8200 Gamechanger aircraft, which help… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport congratulates IGNITE class of 2021 graduates

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Belfast City Airport teamed up with local radio personality and Cinemagic ambassador, Pete Snodden, to celebrate the graduation of eighteen students from the airport’s annual IGNITE programme. IGNITE, first launched in 2019 by Belfast City Airport in partnership with Cinemagic, is a youth leadership initiative aimed at… Read the full press release

Diamond Aircraft offers live remote installations for its flight simulation training devices

Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2021-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — With ongoing challenging times due to the COVID-19 situation, Diamond Aircraft is nonstop working on providing continuous support to its customers globally and is now offering installation of its flight simulation training devices via remote support. Diamond Aircraft flight simulators are usually installed on-site at the… Read the full press release

enpact and the TUI Care Foundation support young founders in the travel and tourism industry with the launch of Tourism Recovery Programme

315 tourism businesses in Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Kenya will receive six months’ professional training, business mentoring and financial support Programme targeted at organisations with clear and innovative social, technological or environmental business models and with the objective of strengthening collaboration between the tourism sector in destinations and the German and European markets The… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Charitable Foundation pledged $50,000 to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spirit Airlines Charitable Foundation pledged $50,000 to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for upcoming student scholarships. The donation continues the foundation’s ongoing relationship to the university and supports their mission in granting educational accessibility to students within the aeronautical industry. “Embry-Riddle and The Spirit Airlines Charitable Foundation share… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and UNCF (United Negro College Fund) unveil “Our Commitment” aircraft

Aircraft serves as embodiment of Alaska’s values, takes conversation around education, equity and belonging to the skies, and is an extension of a 15-year partnership between Alaska and UNCF SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ “Our Commitment” aircraft took to the skies in partnership with UNCF (United Negro College Fund), a… Read the full press release

EASA grants the first certificate for VR based Flight Simulation Training Device

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted the first certificate for a Virtual Reality (VR) based Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD). The device, for rotorcraft pilots, enhances safety by opening up the possibility of practicing risky manoeuvres in a virtual  environment. This addresses a key… Read the full press release

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