Fairmont Hotels & Resorts marks the 30th anniversary of its award-winning Fairmont Sustainability Partnership

As a pioneering force in the hospitality industry, Fairmont was the world’s first luxury hotel brand to embrace environmental stewardship Paris, France, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its award-winning Fairmont Sustainability Partnership, now part of Accor’s Planet21 program. In continuing to set the industry standard in… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas commit to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas today (April 14, 2021) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MOU builds on a long history of Alaska leadership advancing SAF and partners the airline with the global SAF pioneers… Read the full press release

Compensaid Corporate Program: Lufthansa introduces digital CO2 compensation platform for corporate customers

Companies can offset their business air travel New for corporate customers: “Compensaid Corporate Program” With Sustainable Aviation Fuel passengers travel in a climate-friendly way First customer is insurance provider AXA Deutschland Cologne, Germany, 2021-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Thanks to Compensaid, the innovative digital CO2 compensation platform of the Lufthansa Group, flying carbon neutral is… Read the full press release

Emirates announce new partnership with Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center to strengthen and expand entrepreneurship ecosystem in the UAE

DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) to strengthen and expand the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the UAE. The agreement makes Emirates an official Strategic Partner of Sheraa, offering discounted fares to and from its network of over 90 destinations for the… Read the full press release

Orlando After Dark

Dover, DE, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — I live in New York, and recently I had planned my trip to Orlando with my friends. The utmost reason to choose this city was Disney World. My friends & I are massive fans of Magical World, so we wanted to go in there as soon as… Read the full press release

Lufthansa converts Airbus A350-900 named “Erfurt” into a climate research plane

Conversion of “D-AIXJ” at Lufthansa Technik has begun The Lufthansa Group’s most fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft becomes a data collector above the clouds Cooperation between aviation companies and research institutes closer than ever before Cologne, Germany, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Predicting the weather even more accurately, analyzing climate changes even more precisely, researching even… Read the full press release

IHG® Army Hotels unveils sustainability tips for military travelers

Embedded focus on conservation and sustainability delivers $1.5 million in savings in recent years   Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Army Hotels, a unique portfolio of hotels located on 40 military installations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, is encouraging military travelers to focus on conservation and sustainability during Earth Month this… Read the full press release

SFO expands plastic-free policy to prohibit sale of any beverages in plastic bottles

Sodas, teas, juices must be sold in recyclable aluminum, glass or BPI-certified compostable bottles SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the expansion of its industry-leading plastic-free policy to prohibit the sale of any beverages in plastic bottles. In August 2019, SFO became the first airport… Read the full press release

Singita Pamushana, in Zimbabwe, is open to guests once more

Singita Pamushana in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ —After a year during which travellers yearned for restorative experiences in nature, the continent’s most remote wilderness settings offer an undeniable spirit of joy, hope and rejuvenation. The recently reopened Singita Pamushana Lodge* and exclusive-use villa Malilangwe House, located in the 130,000-acre Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in Zimbabwe’s… Read the full press release

British Airways invests in ZeroAvia to accelerate its journey towards a zero emissions future

It comes just weeks after British Airways announced a partnership with ZeroAvia through parent company IAG’s Hangar 51 accelerator programme to explore how hydrogen-powered aircraft can play a leading role in the future of sustainable flying Investing in new technologies like zero emissions hydrogen-powered aircraft forms part of the airline’s longer-term plans to achieve net… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces major investment to introduce further 46 new fully electric buses across Scotland

Funding made available through Scottish Government’s Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme 22 double-deckers and 24 single-decker electric buses for Aberdeen, Kilmarnock and Perth Major investment totalling £11m in Aberdeen, £6m in Kilmarnock and £4.4m in Perth Buses all built in Scotland by leading bus manufacturer ADL with Perth and Aberdeen infrastructure provided by SSE Boost for… Read the full press release

Centreline partners with Air bp for the supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel from its FBO at Bristol Airport

Bristol based aviation business Centreline AV Limited, has partnered with Air bp to supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from its FBO at Bristol Airport London, UK, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — As the first non-network user and independent retailer of SAF in the UK, Centreline, a Pula Aviation Services Limited (PASL) business, has invested… Read the full press release

Europe’s aviation sector welcomes proposal by the European Commission for Digital Green Certificate system

Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s aviation sector welcomed today’s (17 March 2021) proposal by the European Commission for a Digital Green Certificate system. This proposal requires EU States to issue common, inter-operable and mutually-recognized certificates for COVID-19 vaccination, testing and recovery status that will facilitate free movement during the COVID pandemic and… Read the full press release

Travel Guide for Summer 2021: Visit Milan

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2021-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Delicious food, exquisite wine, and unspoiled countryside are the main reasons to go to Italy. However, this country suffered from COVID most of all and currently, it is in a state of emergency until April 30, 2021. Plus, you need to have a negative PCR test to… Read the full press release

Emirates Group reaffirms commitment to protecting wildlife and habitats

Success stories at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and Emirates Wolgan Valley showcase results of decades-long investment Emirates SkyCargo champions zero tolerance policy on illegal wildlife trade Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of World Wildlife Day, the Emirates Group has reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to protecting wildlife and habitats. It also… Read the full press release

Ryanair joins the “Fuelling Flight Initiative”

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (3rd Mar) announced it has joined the ambitious “Fuelling Flight Initiative” in its commitment to supporting Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFs) as an essential element to achieve net-zero carbon emissions in the aviation industry. This ambitious initiative provides recommendations on the sustainability aspects of the EU’s… Read the full press release

3,358 Accor hotels to promote environmental sustainability and sustainable tourism worldwide

3,358 hotels join the drive to champion sustainable practices as environmental consciousness amongst travellers increases Paris, France, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Expedia Group, the global travel platform and Accor, a world leading hospitality group, in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), are joining forces to further extend the… Read the full press release

Clean & Green Day at Baron Resort Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, 2021-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s not only about the hotel’s facilities, rooms. location and activities, it’s about the hotel’s sustainability and green initiatives that Baron Resort Sharm el Sheikh is keen on doing to position themselves as a sustainable and environmental friendly hotel. Baron Resort Sharm el Sheikh organizes… 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

Singita launches completely reimagined website

Serengeti, Tanzania, 2021-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Once again setting the tone for the future of ecotourism and luxury safaris on the continent, leading conservation and ecotourism brand Singita launched its brand-new digital experience this month. The completely reimagined website serves as an availability-and-enquiry engine, as well as a safari-planning tool which encapsulates and… Read the full press release

Arrival to start trials of its zero-emission Bus with First Bus

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2021-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Arrival, the company creating electric vehicles using its radical new technologies, today (February 22, 2021) announced that it will begin trials of its zero-emission Bus with First Bus, one of the UK’s largest transport operators. The trials, which will see Arrival buses navigating existing First Bus routes… Read the full press release

Heathrow successfully pitched two carbon-cutting concepts to Innovate UK’s Future Flight Challenge

The forward-thinking concepts could support efforts to level up and build back better, in the year the UK hosts the COP26 climate change conference Challenge aims to safeguard the UK’s advantage in aerospace R&D, reduce costs, cut emissions and create an economic boost from new forms of mobility Heathrow will work with cross-sector consortium to… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with LanzaJet to power future flights with sustainable aviation fuel

British Airways is investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology provider and SAF producer LanzaJet as the company builds its first commercial scale plant in Georgia, USA British Airways will purchase SAF from LanzaJet’s US plant to power a number of the airline’s flights from late 2022 Deal also involves LanzaJet conducting early stage planning… Read the full press release

World’s first passenger flight performed with sustainable synthetic kerosene

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. This was announced today (08 February 2021) during the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) in The Hague. Shell, producer of the sustainable kerosene… Read the full press release

KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme renamed the KLM Corporate SAF Programme

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme has been renamed the KLM Corporate SAF Programme. SAF stands for Sustainable Aviation Fuel. KLM has opted for this new name to make it clear that the fuel it buys is manufactured sustainably, using raw materials that do not cause deforestation, impede food… Read the full press release

Accor and Faena Group partner to expand the Faena brand around the globe

Paris, France, 2021-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Alan Faena and Len Blavatnik of Faena Group, together with Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO of Accor, today (January 26, 2021) announced the launch of a global strategic partnership focused on expanding the Faena brand around the globe. Faena, one of the world’s most impactful brands in… Read the full press release

PATA announce a new organisational partnership with Hotel Resilient

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2020-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with Hotel Resilient, a scientific benchmarking and certification body for crisis risk management and climate change adaptation of hotels and resorts based on internationally recognized and industry supported standards. “Tourism is one of… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with ZeroAvia on sustainable flying

ZeroAvia recently completed the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft as it aims to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable aviation Partnership with British Airways is part of parent IAG’s Hangar 51 tech accelerator programme and reflects the importance the airline is placing on sustainability Announcement comes in the week… Read the full press release

Book your 2021 Wildlife Safari Vacations in Kenya with Cruzeiro Safaris

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Best Year for wildlife viewing in Kenya begins with Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya. The tourism industry is anticipated to boom the year 2021 and 2022 with expected tourism arrivals also excepted to increase rapidly. The discovery of the new COVID 19 vaccine brings a relief to the travel… Read the full press release

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo enables freight customers reduce shipments’ carbon footprint through its Cargo SAF Programme

Structural collaboration with freight customers for more Sustainable Aviation Fuel Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (08 December 2020), Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo launches the Cargo SAF Programme, enabling freight forwarders and shippers to reduce the shipments’ carbon footprint. By participating in this programme, customers are investing in the development… Read the full press release