Radisson Hotel Group is the world’s first hotel group to make all meetings and events carbon negative

Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to be the world’s first hotel group to make all meetings and events across 400+ hotels in its EMEA portfolio carbon negative. For every event taking place at its participating hotels, Radisson Hotel Group will offset double the carbon footprint, to ensure… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group’s Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project announces milestone with the release of 14 endangered turtles

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group’s Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project has today ( 19th October 2021) released a batch of 14 endangered Green, Hawksbill and Loggerhead sea turtles from its Jumeirah Al Naseem beach. Under the watchful eye of the Group’s Marine Specialists including Director of Aquarium at Burj Al Arab… Read the full press release

Manchester Airports Group partners with CarbonClick to offer passengers ability to offset carbon emissions from their flights

Passengers at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports can now offset carbon emissions from flights they take to any destination, with any airline via an easy online process Offsetting will fund the development of new woodland in the Lake District and carbon-reduction projects in Ghana and Nigeria MAG has been ranked the number one… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport joins commitment to get aviation industry to net-zero emissions by 2050

Airport backs strategy to replace with sustainable aviation fuel and alternate propulsion aircraft SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (October 14, 2021) announced that it has joined over two dozen aviation companies around the world backing a bold new aviation transition strategy drafted by the… Read the full press release

easyJet launches competition to challenge children to design a zero-emission passenger plane

easyJet is launching an initiative to inspire younger generations to get thinking about sustainable air travel by designing a zero-emission passenger plane The airline is partnering with world-leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus, zero-emission technology start-up Wright Electric, and world-renowned designer Frank Stephenson, known for his recent innovative work on designs for electric flying taxis, to launch the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport hosts Roundtable event with focus to development of ecosystem for hydrogen in the region

As part of the Festival of Clean Aviation Growth, Bristol Airport hosted the third in its series of Roundtable events with leading members of the region’s Aerospace and Aviation Cluster on Friday 15 October London, UK, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The focus of the event was the development of an ecosystem for hydrogen… Read the full press release

IATA launches new industry certification program — Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Battery

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new industry certification program— Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Battery – to improve the safe handling and transport of lithium batteries across the supply chain. “Lithium batteries are critical power sources for many consumer goods on which we… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group is partner and pilot customer of the world’s first industrial production plant for CO2-neutral electricity-based kerosene

Lufthansa Group is partner and pilot customer of the world’s first production plant for power-to-liquid aviation fuels in Emsland, Germany Annual purchase of at least 25,000 litres agreed for at least five years Logistics companies Lufthansa Cargo and Kuehne+Nagel are among the first customers Power-to-liquid is considered as key technology for CO2-neutral flying Cologne, Germany,… Read the full press release

UK CAA establishes new international consortium of eVTOL aircraft operators

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has established an international consortium of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) industry leaders and aviation experts. New international consortium of eVTOL aircraft operators announced at HeliTech Expo Members include Virgin Atlantic, Joby, Vertical Aerospace and NATS eVTOL aircraft could launch commercial operations in the UK within five years LONDON,… Read the full press release

IATA approves resolution for global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Boston, Massachusetts, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 77th Annual General Meeting approved a resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This commitment will align with the Paris Agreement goal for global warming not to exceed 1.5°C. “The world’s airlines have taken a… Read the full press release

DESERT & DELTA SAFARIS INCREASES ITS PORTFOLIO WITH NXAMASERI ISLAND LODGE

BOTSWANA OWNED AND OPERATED, DESERT & DELTA SAFARIS INCREASES ITS PORTFOLIO WITH THE ACQUISITION OF NXAMASERI ISLAND LODGE Botswana, 2021-Oct-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Desert & Delta Safaris is delighted to announce a new addition to its luxury lodge portfolio. The company which is based, owned and operated in Botswana, has purchased Nxamaseri Island… Read the full press release

Low-cost airline Flyr selects SITA solutions to boost operational efficiencies, reduce carbon emissions and streamline border processes

The new low-cost airline has selected solutions from SITA’s aircraft and airport portfolios to boost operational efficiencies and optimize air-to-ground communications. Oslo, Norway, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As Flyr AS, a new low-cost airline based in Norway, takes to the skies, it has turned to SITA to deliver a wide range of solutions… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials electric airside bus as part of its plan to become Net Zero by the year 2030

London, UK, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport continues with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions by trialling an electric airside bus. Bristol Airport worked with COBUS Industries to supply the electric vehicle.   The bus, introduced on a trial basis, has the capacity to carry up to 110 customers and will operate… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises’ private island Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve welcomes hundreds of tiny Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings

Ocean Cay has become a thriving and breath-taking habitat for guests to enjoy, full of indigenous species flourishing both ashore and in the surrounding marine environment More than six nests and hundreds of sea turtle hatchlings have been identified on MSC Cruises’ marine reserve private island The waters around the former industrial site have been… Read the full press release

You really autumn know – PaulCamper unveils great autumn camping destinations

LONDON, 2021-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — PaulCamper, Europe’s largest online platform for campervan and motorhome sharing, has collated some top spots for campervanning this autumn. With schools having returned, most of the larger crowds have reduced and beauty spots across the UK are quieter so autumn campervanners not only benefit from cheaper nightly campsite rates… Read the full press release

SFO signs “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement accelerating supply and use of sustainable aviation fuel

Airport joins 60 aviation companies worldwide to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuel SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 22, 2021) announced that it has joined 60 aviation companies around the world in the signing of a “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement to… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to develop its sustainability initiatives as part of STARGATE project

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is a member of the consortium which won nearly 25 million euros of support from the European Commission, as part of a sustainability project called STARGATE. As part of the project, Budapest Airport can implement developments to a value of 1.53 million euros, 70% of… Read the full press release

Marriott official joins the Race to Zero as part of its commitment to net-zero emissions

Commitment Represents Company’s Latest Action on Climate Stewardship BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) (“Marriott”) today (SEPTEMBER 22, 2021) announced it has submitted its letter to the Science Based Targets initiative, committing to: Set science-based emissions reduction targets across all scopes, in line with 1.5°C emissions scenarios; and… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches registration for its carbon monoxide (CO) detector trial

LONDON, UK, 2021-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (21 September, 2021) we are launching registration for our active carbon monoxide (CO) detector general aviation  (GA) trial. Registration is open to any member of the UK GA community who flies with an active CO detector and is willing to commit to completing a short monthly survey,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific reaffirms commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The airline highlights the importance of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as it works towards its target of net-zero emissions by 2050 Hong Kong, China, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is reaffirming its commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 by pledging to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of its total… Read the full press release

SITA eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight deployed in Bombardier’s newly launched Challenger 3500 business jet

Eco app, a combination of SITA’s eWAS Pilot and OptiFlight, reduces fuel burn through intelligent flight planning Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (15 Sep, 2021) announced that the newly launched Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet will offer its eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight, together dubbed the “eco app” by the Canadian aerospace… Read the full press release

COP26: first ever passenger flight of British Airways powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) happened between London Heathrow and Glasgow Airport

British Airways teamed up with NATS, Heathrow, Glasgow Airport, Airbus and bp to demonstrate how the industry is moving towards a Perfect Flight Carbon neutral flight from London to Glasgow replicated a journey made 11 years ago, to show how new technology and more efficient operations are helping aviation decarbonise Airline’s new sustainability liveried Airbus… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel recognised with Silver Certification by EarthCheck for the fourth consecutive year

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth year in a row, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel has been recognised with Silver Certification by EarthCheck, the world’s leading business advisory group, specialising in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry. The Silver Certification recognises Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel… Read the full press release

easyJet welcomes important milestones in the development of zero-emission aircraft

easyJet welcomes these important milestones which are crucial steps forward on the path to zero-emission aircraft Wright’s next phase of development will be supported by a new dedicated laboratory and specialised motor test site The airline continues to work with Wright Electric and other partners to support the development of zero-emission aircraft and is committed… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new BA Better World sustainability programme

British Airways has launched its new BA Better World sustainability programme, describing it as its ‘most important journey yet’  The airline partnered with Airbus to paint one of its most modern, fuel-efficient A320neos in its new sustainability programme colours  British Airways also announced a new collaboration with bp to source sustainable aviation fuel in respect of all its flights… Read the full press release

ESCAPE TO THE BALEARIC ISLANDS THIS SUMMER WITH ESCAPE TO HIDDEN CHIC’S INCREDIBLE RANGE OF LUXURIOUS IBIZAN PROPERTIES

London, UK, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Renowned for its exceptional portfolio of luxurious properties in stunning locations across the globe, Escape to Hidden Chic, founded by the Honourable Clare de la Poer Beresford is delighted to announce its expertly curated directory of gorgeously stunning Ibizan properties, all of which have availability for Summer… Read the full press release

ÀNI PRIVATE RESORTS ANNOUNCES ITS EXCLUSIVE COLLABORATION WITH PRIVATE JET SERVICES (PJS) FOR THE ULTIMATE HOME-TO-DESTINATION EXPERIENCE

London, UK 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — ÀNI Private Resorts, the world’s very first collection of Private Resorts, is delighted to announce its collaboration with Private Jet Services (PJS), offering its guests the ultimate travel experience. To celebrate their partnership with PJS, all guests of ÀNI Private Resorts will receive an in-flight credit for… Read the full press release

MOKSHA SPA AND WELLBEING CENTRE – FREEDOM AND VITALITY COMBINE AS CORA CORA MALDIVES, THE HOTTEST NEW OPENING IN THE DESTINATION UNVEILS ITS BRAND-NEW SPA

Raa Atoll, Maldives, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The hottest new Indian Ocean opening in 2021, Cora Cora Maldives is delighted to unveil its Moksha Spa and Wellbeing Centre. Opening on the 1st of October 2021, freedom and wellbeing are the true essences of Cora Cora Maldives, and this is evident in Moksha Spa… Read the full press release

CORA CORA MALDIVES, THE HOTTEST NEW OPENING IN THE DESTINATION! EMBRACING FREEDOM CORA CORA MALDIVES REDEFINES THE TRADITIONAL MALDIVIAN RESORT CONCEPT

RAA ATOLL, Maldives, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Cora Cora Maldives will open on the 1st of October 2021 and will be the hottest new opening in the destination! Cora Cora Maldives is a truly innovative concept resort and unlike anything the Maldives has ever seen, giving guests the unmissable opportunity to experience the… Read the full press release

LINGER FOR LONGER, VILLA NAI 3.3 EXTENDS ITS SEASON UNTIL THE 31ST OF OCTOBER – BASK UNDER THE CROATIAN SUN ON THE STUNNING CROATIAN ISLAND OF DUGI OTOK

DUGI OTOK, Croatia, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Born in nature and made in nature, Villa Nai 3.3, a member of Leading Hotels of the World and the hottest new opening of Summer 2021, situated on the island of Dugi Otok is extending its opening until the 31st of October to celebrate the olive… Read the full press release