Bahrain Airport Company hosts workshops to ensure a smooth transition to BIA’s new Passenger Terminal Building

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) hosted the second in a series of workshops for Bahrain International Airport (BIA) stakeholders to discuss the national Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) platform, that aims to ensure a smooth transition to BIA’s new Passenger Terminal Building. In attendance were senior officials from… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports hosts the Royal Saudi Air Force delegates at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies for aviation training sessions

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports is hosting delegates candidates from the Royal Saudi Air Force at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) for a series of selected aviation training sessions. The trainee will benefit from knowledge-sharing exercises covering areas related to safety and security, forming… Read the full press release

CDA to host a free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop on August 8, 2018

Chicago, IL, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O’Hare or Midway International Airports, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s your chance to get informed! The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will present a free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop on Wednesday,… Read the full press release

HSMAI partners with Level60 to offer revenue management course and classroom tools leading to a new HSMAI student certification

McLean, VA, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce a partnership with Level60 Consulting (Level60) to offer hospitality faculty members a course and classroom tools to teach revenue management, leading to a new HSMAI student certification. Designed expressly for faculty, the course and classroom tools… Read the full press release

Myanmar Shalom Offers FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (21st  – 30th September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific volunteers visit UNICEF’s Change for Good project in Guizhou province, China

Airline volunteers experience how Change for Good is bettering the lives of children living in rural China HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thirteen Cathay Pacific volunteers visited UNICEF’s project work in Guizhou province in mainland China last month. Organised by Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), the five-day field trip allowed… Read the full press release

IATA to make training courses more accessible for developing nations

Geneva, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that, as part of its strong support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it will introduce new pricing of most of its training courses to make them more accessible to developing nations. “Aviation is the business of freedom and a catalyst for… Read the full press release

easyJet becomes the first airline in the UK to offer apprenticeships under the new Government apprenticeship standards

First apprenticeships offered by an airline in the UK under the new Government apprenticeship standards One year training programme combining training at easyJet’s Gatwick training academy and on the job experience LUTON, England, 2018-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has appointed the first cohort to its new cabin crew apprenticeship scheme – the first of… Read the full press release

PATA and STR to host “Certification in Advanced Hotel and Tourism Analytics (CAHTA) by PATA/STR” training programme

BANGKOK, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in collaboration with STR will organise the “Certification in Advanced Hotel and Tourism Analytics (CAHTA) by PATA/STR” on November 19-20, 2018 at the PATA Engagement Hub, Bangkok, Thailand. CAHTA is a certification focused on data research for hospitality industry professionals geared towards hotel revenue managers, general managers,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality donates €60,000 through its 1×1 donation project to fund the building of a school in Enugu, Nigeria

Deutsche Hospitality is showing its continued strong commitment to social projects by using donations to fund the building of a private school in Enugu, Nigeria. Main, Germany, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The school will be able to accommodate up to 300 pupils, and the company has already handed over a cheque for €60,000… Read the full press release

GBTA to provide education, resources and networking opportunities to business travel professionals in its new chapter in Italy

London, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today (3 July 2018) announced that it is launching a chapter in Italy. Established in response to demand from the local market, the chapter will provide education, resources and networking opportunities to business… Read the full press release

Oman Air celebrates the first batch of the MPL graduates

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the graduation of the first batch of MPL cadets as the trainees completed all phases of the Boeing 737 Type Rating Training. Oman Air earlier announced its adoption of a multi-crew pilot license, which is the… Read the full press release

The American Heart Association unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport

Interactive machine teaches life-saving skill to travelers in five minutes Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport during National CPR and AED Awareness Week, an annual observance… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority: Indianapolis is becoming a national hub for aviation career development

INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez said Indianapolis is becoming a national hub for aviation career development, in light of Republic Airways’ announcement today  (May 31, 2018) regarding the Leadership in Flight Training Academy that will be located on the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) campus. “The aviation industry… Read the full press release

Republic Airways to build commercial aviation pilot training campus at the Indianapolis International Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and officials from the Indianapolis Airport Authority joined executives from Republic Airways, an Indianapolis-based regional airline, today (05/31/18) as the company announced plans to establish a U.S.-based flight training academy in Indianapolis that will train hundreds of students and aviation… Read the full press release

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides financial support to Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided financial support to a local arts organisation that works with nursery and primary school children to help expand their creativity. Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme provides pupils aged three to 11 years old with creative experiences… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks new participants for its dual aviation management studies program

Dual aviation management studies start for the second time as of March 2019 Austrian Airlines is looking for new participants Cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms VIENNA, Austria, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — “Filling academic positions with Austrian talents is a major challenge for us”, says Kay Kratky, Chief Executive Officer of… Read the full press release

Bombardier introduces updated self-paced online Challenger 605 and Challenger 650 recurrent training course for pilots

Pilots can now cover 15-hours of FAA-certified recurrent course material for ground school online at their own pace Bombardier offers pilots the most up-to-date insider knowledge and technology at their fingertips With more than 1,100 deliveries and counting, the Challenger 600 series business jets represent the best-selling large business jet platform of all time Montréal, CANADA, 2018-May-04 —… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels and Upright Citizens Brigade to debut an original employee crew training program

‘Yes, And…’ Collaboration Includes Fun Improv Activities for Guests and Locals to Play at Moxy Times Square Bethesda, MD, 2018-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, announced today a multifaceted collaboration with the award-winning improv theater, Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB). The two brands will team up to debut an original employee… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to open a new training centre by the end of 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it will open a new training centre by the end of 2018. The new facility will feature 2 new state-of-the-art Full Flight Simulators, one Fixed Base Simulator… Read the full press release

PATA to hold two-day workshop on How to create engaging online video campaigns for brand-building and sales on June 25-26, 2018

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 10th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Online Video Marketing – How to create engaging online video campaigns for brand-building and sales’, takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on June 25-26, 2018. Using interactive learning approaches and hands-on assignments, the latest programme from PATA examines the… Read the full press release

Singita offers cooking classes for guests at its new demonstration studio at Singita Lebombo

Transformation includes rebranded Singita Community Culinary School with internationally-recognised curriculum Brand new demonstration studio at Singita Lebombo Lodge will offer cooking classes for guests Kruger National Park , South Africa, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita is taking its community partnership programme, the Singita Community Culinary School, and food offering to the next level with a series of… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport becomes an IATA regional training partner

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the largest trade association of the world’s airlines, have concluded a partnership agreement. As part of the cooperation, BUD has become an IATA “regional training partner”, which means that some of the international trainings organized by IATA… Read the full press release

PATA announces winner of 2018 PATA-IGLTA Foundation Sponsorship

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ —  The IGLTA Foundation has partnered with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) to provide a unique opportunity for a Hong Kong Polytechnic University tourism student to attend the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 35th Annual Global Convention, set for May 9-12 in Toronto, Canada. Thanakarn (Bella) Vongvisitsin… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland hosts a day of fun and education for Oakland youngsters at Children’s Fairyland

Oakland, CA, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland is sending 250 Oakland youngsters to Children’s Fairyland April 13 for a day of fun and education. Students from five elementary schools will take part in Port of Oakland Day at the city’s 68-year old amusement park. The students are from the following Oakland… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta to provide a week of Safari Camp for underprivileged children this summer

Atlanta GA, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year in a row, Zoo Atlanta will broaden community access to its signature summer day camp opportunity with the Safari Camp Scholarship Program presented by Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority. Through the program, 60 children ages 5 to 11 from Title I Schools in the… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company conducts series of familiarisation tours for university students

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Students from the University of Bahrain (UoB) visited the construction site of the Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) New Passenger Terminal as part of a public outreach programme by Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the airport’s operator and managing body. BAC Chief Development and Technical Officer, Abdulla Janahi delivered a… Read the full press release

AHLEF announces a $75,000 grant to support recruitment and training of Opportunity Youth in Chicago

AHLA, IH&LA Partner with Grads of Life, LeadersUp to Support Recruitment and Training of Opportunity Youth CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the foundation arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced a $75,000 grant to help Chicago community-based organizations recruit and train… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company and Bahrain Polytechnic partner on initiative to engage students in research related to the aviation industry

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Bahrain Polytechnic to establish the first in a long-term research initiative to engage students in research related to the aviation industry. The ultimate goal of the project… Read the full press release

Vistara launches a first-of-its kind comic book to educate young travellers to the nuances of air travel

New Delhi, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, released ‘Airborne’ – a first-of-its kind comic book designed to educate and sensitize its ‘Young Stars’ or young travellers to the nuances of air travel. In a fun and interactive way, Vistara’s ‘Airborne’ explains how things work from the moment one books a… Read the full press release