Stagecoach recognises outstanding UK Bus apprentices

Perth, Scotland, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 13th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Ten bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at the company’s largest ever awards ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received cash prizes and… Read the full press release

CDA and CFD announce investment to provide new and improved training for firefighters training at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) today (08/15/2017) announced an investment to provide new and improved training for firefighters training at O’Hare International Airport. New construction of a state-of-the-art large frame aircraft simulator will not only deliver technology enhancements to the fire… Read the full press release

CAA and GASCo jointly developed training package targeting infringing pilots

LONDON, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Pilots who infringe airspace in the UK may now be asked to attend a safety awareness course, it was announced today (1 August, 2017). The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) have jointly developed a unique training package targeting infringing pilots. The… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation: ATP Flight School ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft

Textron Aviation: ATP Flight School ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft   OSHKOSH, Wis., 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (JULY 28, 2017) announced at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture that ATP Flight School has ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. With the addition of these aircraft,… Read the full press release

Jeppesen to provide its navigation and electronic flight bag services to University of North Dakota

Student pilots and operations staff to ready themselves for careers using Jeppesen data and flight information OSHKOSH, Wis., 2017-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — EAA AIRVENTURE — Today (July 27, 2017), Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, announced a three-year service agreement with the University of North Dakota Department of Aviation to provide the school with… Read the full press release

Additional Challenger 300 aircraft simulator now available at Bombardier’s Dallas Training Centre

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’s Montreal and Dallas training centres in 2016 – a total of 34,400 hours of flight and technical training Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier announced today (July 24, 2017) that… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International launches new online travel agent training program – Royal Caribbean University

Global Cruise Line Introduces Redesigned Online Education Platform for Travel Agents MIAMI, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Enrollment is now open. Royal Caribbean International has launched an entirely new online travel agent training program – Royal Caribbean University (RCU).  The comprehensive platform offers professionals a highly visual, interactive and mobile-friendly approach to online learning, where they can reinforce… Read the full press release

John Glenn Columbus International Airport to offer free fear-of-flying workshop on Aug. 26, 2017

COLUMBUS, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) will offer a free workshop for individuals who face anxiety or fear related to flying. Facing Takeoff, a first-step approach to overcoming flight anxiety, is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CMH and will provide an introduction to… Read the full press release

Qantas: the startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program announced

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced the inaugural group of startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program. Designed in partnership with leading corporate accelerator Slingshot, AVRO gives entrepreneurs the chance to work with Qantas Group business units to develop, incubate and scale their businesses. Six start up… Read the full press release

The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre to help develop the new approach of Qantas to long haul travel

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas passengers are set to benefit from a world first collaboration between the airline and one of Australia’s leading academic institutions to reshape the travel experience. The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre (opens in new window) will work with Qantas to help develop the airline’s new approach… Read the full press release

Marriott International to support Asian University for Women (AUW)

Marriott International pledges to support a total of 100 students at the Asian University for Women Marriott will provide mentorships, internships, fundraising scholarship and jobs over two years Bethesda, Maryland, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its global commitment to develop and empower future women leaders, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced… Read the full press release

DMAI To Deliver Reimagined Professional in Destination Management (PDM) Program In Partnership With George Washington University

Washington DC, 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ —Fundamentals of Destination Organizations Course to Debut at Annual Convention, Registration is Now Open Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME and President and CEO of Visit Newport Beach, Inc. and President and CEO Don Welsh today (June 9, 2017) announced a partnership with George… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Aviation Training To Update Fleet For Its Flight Training School in Phoenix

Lufthansa Aviation Training To Update Fleet For Its Flight Training School in Phoenix   COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) is to buy 25 new Cirrus SR 20 aircraft for its flight training school in Phoenix, Arizona. The total volume of investment will amount to around EUR 11.5 million…. Read the full press release

Aerodrome Training to be Provided by Airports Council International and International Civil Aviation Organization

Aerodrome Training to be Provided by Airports Council International and International Civil Aviation Organization   Montreal, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on a wide range of aerodrome training services to benefit the 1,940 ACI… Read the full press release

GBTA Foundation in Partnership with Hilton Releases Study on the Bleisure Traveler

Overwhelming Majority of Bleisure Travelers Stay at Same Lodging for Business & Leisure Portions of Trip Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In the past year, over one-third (37 percent) of North American business travelers extended a work trip for leisure, according to a new study released today (June 8, 2017) by the GBTA… Read the full press release

Jet Airways in collaboration with CAE launches new Commercial Pilot License cadet pilot training programme

Candidates can apply at www.jetairways.com/careers or www.caeoaa.com/jetairways from today Mumbai, India, 2017-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, in collaboration with CAE, a world leader in providing training solutions to commercial airlines, today ( June 5, 2017) announced the launch of a new Commercial Pilot License (CPL) cadet pilot… Read the full press release

New accelerator programme Platform-X seeks innovators to help revolutionise train travel

London, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Sir Richard Branson is looking for the very best disruptive innovators to help transform the future of the railway with a new business accelerator programme – Platform-X. A joint venture between Virgin Trains on the East Coast and Virgin StartUp, Platform-X is designed to find the next generation… Read the full press release

Third apprentice lands employment through George Best Belfast City Airport’s ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ scheme

Third apprentice lands employment through George Best Belfast City Airport’s ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ scheme   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A third Belfast young person has found success through George Best Belfast City Airport’s ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ scheme. Through Swann Training Services, Michael Cullinan joined the programme as an onsite firefighter… Read the full press release

The PATA Youth Symposium in Colombo, Sri Lanka: the next generation’s role in the future of travel and tourism

The PATA Youth Symposium in Colombo, Sri Lanka: the next generation’s role in the future of travel and tourism   BANGKOK, 2017-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Youth Symposium held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, welcomed 130 students, alumni and lecturers from various institutions from Sri Lanka, Australia and Macao SAR to discuss the… Read the full press release

IATA launches the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations

Bangkok, 2017-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of RampVR, the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) in Bangkok. “Improving ramp safety and reducing damage to aircraft and ground equipment through better education and training is… Read the full press release

Cruise Lines International Association launches Meetings & Events at Sea Certificate Program

Washington DC, 2017-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Bringing specialized certificate programs online, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced that travel agents can now expand their business with the new Meetings & Events at Sea Certificate Program. The program, designed in partnership with Meetings Professional International (MPI), will allow travel professionals the chance to… Read the full press release

DMAI and European Cities Marketing to provide members with an enhanced offer and wider range of services

Washington DC, 2017-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) and European Cities Marketing (ECM) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding that will promote and deliver key research and educational resources to respective members while working together to build the value of each organization. “With this alliance, European and American DMOs establish… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to offer partner universities’ students a great career perspective

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (09/05/2017) announced a new partnership with five universities in the region. At the press conference held today in Budapest, Wizz Air’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer Diederik Pen and the representatives of Budapest… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways provides unique learning experience for children at KidzMondo Doha

Qatar Airways provides unique learning experience for children at KidzMondo Doha   The edutainment city inaugurates its aviation-inspired establishment Award-wining airline provides unique learning experience for children to venture a career in the skies DOHA, Qatar, 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways celebrated the opening of KidzMondo Doha’s interactive edutainment establishment on Wednesday,… Read the full press release

Stagecoach UK Bus seeks applicants for its Bus Engineers’ Apprenticeship Programme

PERTH, Scotland, 2017-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Applications open for Stagecoach UK Bus apprenticeship scheme • Nearly 60 spaces available on Bus Engineers’ Apprenticeship Programme • Programme into its 12th year of training engineers of the future Stagecoach UK Bus is inviting budding engineers to apply for a place on this year’s apprenticeship scheme…. Read the full press release

Chinese Youth Gain New Industry Knowledge With The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation’s Chinese Hospitality Education Initiative

China Hospitality Education Initiative receives World Travel & Tourism Council’s Tourism for Tomorrow People Award Bethesda, Md., 2017-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Teachers across mainland China are improving the lives—and future careers—of Chinese youth by gaining new industry knowledge and teaching techniques through the China Hospitality Education Initiative (CHEI), a project of The J…. Read the full press release

Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Georgia State University to provide opportunity to young leaders pursuing degrees in hospitality

Historic hotel commemorates 50th anniversary with $100,000 endowment for hospitality students ATLANTA, 2017-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Georgia State University today announced the creation of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hospitality Scholarship, funded by a $100,000 endowment to provide opportunity to young leaders pursuing degrees in hospitality. As part of Hyatt Regency… Read the full press release

New Edition of VisitEngland’s The Pink Book Launched

VisitEngland has today launched the latest version of The Pink Book, a guide designed to give English accommodation providers an overview of their legal obligations.  Britain, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its ninth edition, ‘The Pink Book: Legislation for tourist accommodation’ provides a common-sense approach to running an accommodation business – from food… Read the full press release

Spring Training Camps for Youth And Professional Athletes Offered in Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows offering youth spring training camps, set alongside some of the world’s best skiers and riders Olympic Valley, Calif., 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — With more than 57 feet of cumulative snowfall to date, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is primed to once again host Tahoe’s longest season, with spring operations lasting into June… Read the full press release

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The 8th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Unlocking the secrets to effective public speaking”, takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on June 26 – 28. This latest programme from PATA is designed to empower… Read the full press release