TAT: Krabi awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Krabi was awarded the “Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot” at the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards ceremony held on 30-31 October, 2018, at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok…. Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi Won the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards

HANOI, Vietnam, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® West Hanoi is honored to be awarded as “Luxury Business Hotel”, regional winner – South East Asia – at the 2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards organized in Bali, Indonesia with the participation of 1,000 hotels all over the world. “Luxury Business Hotel” is one of… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s latest “Fly Quiet and Green” results: Oman Air is now second to Polish carrier LOT

Following recent makeover, Oman’s flag carrying fleet earns it high ranking in latest Fly Quiet and Green table while LOT crowned greenest, quietest airline Data from latest “Fly Quiet and Green” league table shows Heathrow airlines continue to modernise their aircraft More than one in five aircraft landing at Heathrow this year are expected to… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises marked an important milestone in Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve’s transformation with the planting of its first trees

MSC Cruises enters final phase of work on Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, its private Bahamian island that will welcome its first guest in November 2019 The Company is working with Bahamian environmental experts to turn a former industrial site into a flourishing ecosystem for tourism and exploration In addition to 360° ocean views and… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas partners with non-profit organisation Paper for Water to provide clean water to orphanages and villages in need

Organisation founded by two young sisters is providing clean water, one origami ornament at a time Dallas, U.S.A., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — This holiday season, Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas proudly partners with local non-profit organisation Paper for Water to display two 12-foot (3.7 metre) Christmas trees in the hotel lobby beautifully decorated… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces launch of sustainable shopping bag to raise funds for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have partnered to develop an exclusive sustainable shopping bag for passengers to raise funds for Kew’s science work as a global resource for plant and fungal knowledge. The bag was created exclusively for Heathrow by Kew and Wakehurst using an illustration… Read the full press release

Colorado Tourism Office: Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) app now available for free download in the Apple and Google Play stores

CTO’s Conference in Vail first in the nation to be zero-waste; Denver named as 2019 site DENVER, CO, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced the launch of a new state app with guidance to more than 39,000 miles of trails as nearly 550 tourism industry stakeholders gathered this week in Vail for… Read the full press release

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort to feature Mercedes-Benz charging stations

Phuket, Thailand, 2018-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Layan Phuket Resort proudly announces it will be among the first Anantara properties to feature Mercedes-Benz charging stations for Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrid vehicles. Anantara Hotels & Resorts is partnering with Mercedes Benz in this initiative as part of an all-encompassing campaign to promote an eco-conscious luxury lifestyle… Read the full press release

Zero emission fuel cell electric double-deck bus launched at Gatwick’s Annual Transport Forum

Fuel cell electric bus trial to be run on Metrobus Fastway service 100 Airport has increased its financial support for local buses so that services can run during early mornings, evenings and weekend Gatwick’s staff car-pooling service saves 20,025 vehicle miles, 7,009g of NOx and 8,230kg of CO2 since launching just two months ago GATWICK,… Read the full press release

Norwegian expands cooperation with AVTECH Sweden AB to further reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a successful test project, Norwegian will expand its cooperation with AVTECH Sweden AB to further reduce fuel consumption. A report by the Swedish Energy Agency, which partly financed the project, shows that fuel consumption was reduced by 22 kilos per flight. This equals an annual CO2… Read the full press release

New initiative launched to inspire publicly listed Thai companies to join TAT’s sustainable tourism efforts

Collaboration compliments TAT’s ongoing “Go Local” grass roots sustainability initiative Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), are launching a “CSR & SET in the Local” initiative to inspire more publicly listed Thai companies to join TAT’s sustainable tourism efforts…. Read the full press release

Ukraine Tour: Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa by Guide me UA

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KIEV, Ukraine, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Want to go on a trip to Eastern Europe and do not know where to go? We invite you to Ukraine! Beautiful nature, ancient architecture, the sea, forests, castles, churches, beautiful and cheerful people, and varied cuisine! Travel to Ukraine! We will show you the best Ukraine has… Read the full press release

Why You Must Visit Maasai Mara in Kenya For Safari Tours

The Massai Mara National Reserve, Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a quintessential safari experience, Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the best wildlife reserves in Africa, home to over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds. Aside from the excellent wildlife… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield received Certificate of Accreditation at the ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation ceremony

Efforts Recognized with Level 2 Accreditation Halifax, N.S., 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Halifax Stanfield’s environmental sustainability efforts were recognized this week at the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Joyce Carter, President & CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority, and several members of the Senior Leadership Team received a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita launches La Passe Cadet Reef Restoration Project in partnership with WiseOceans

New coral reef restoration project on the east coast of Mauritius will be managed by WiseOceans Marine Educators and Four Seasons Mauritius, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A decade since opening, Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita chose its milestone celebration to not only reflect on the achievements of the last 10 years, but as a… Read the full press release

IATA reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future as the aviation industry marks ten years of joint strategy for carbon-neutral growth

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined air transport businesses and associations to reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future as the aviation industry marked ten years since agreeing an ambitious joint strategy for reducing carbon emissions. “Ten years ago, the entire aviation sector committed to a joint… Read the full press release

Courtyard Lancaster becomes the first Marriott-branded property in the U.S. to become 100 percent solar-powered

The $1.5 million solar array generates all the electrical power needed to operate the hotel Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard Lancaster recently celebrated the completion of a 135,200-square-foot solar installation representing the beginning of a new chapter for this hotel.  Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the 133-room hotel is the first Marriott-branded property… Read the full press release

PATA Recovery Advisory Group ready to assist disaster affected destinations around the world

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With the frequency and severity of natural disasters occurring around the world, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is ready to assist affected destinations around the world as they look to quickly rebuild and recover. The PATA Recovery Advisory Group assists member destinations in identifying key challenges facing the sector and providing… Read the full press release

Heathrow invests in the restoration of UK peatlands to offset carbon emissions

Lancashire nature reserve is first peatland restoration chosen by Heathrow as carbon offsetting project Heathrow plans for the airport to be carbon neutral by 2020, and eventually for its infrastructure to be zero carbon by 2050 Heathrow research into peatland restoration could help UK aviation industry fulfil its international carbon commitments   Terminal 2 becomes one… Read the full press release

British Airways supports HRH The Duke of Cambridge, Tusk Trust and United for Wildlife in their mission to fight wildlife crime

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — HRH The Duke of Cambridge departed from Heathrow this evening on a British Airways A380 aircraft displaying the message #EndWildlifeCrime, kicking off a mission to highlight the urgent global threat to wildlife and people from the illegal wildlife trade. Prince William will be undertaking a working trip to… Read the full press release

British Airways Awarded £70k in grants to Ol Pejeta project to provide clean water for rhinos  

Airline has invested in Kenyan conservation project through its Carbon Fund  Awarded £70k in grants to Ol Pejeta project to provide clean water for rhinos    Grant also provides free WiFi for local schoolchildren and community   LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ customers have been thanked by a conservation project in Kenya for their donations towards solar powered water pumps to… Read the full press release

ICAO, European Union and EASA: Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays possible with the ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays will be enabled by the ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky. Challenges and opportunities were discussed at the first ICAO-EASA forum on Civil Aviation in South East Asia. For the first time, the UN International Civil… Read the full press release

Travel to Kenya – Global Tourists Prefer Private Conservancies Prioritizing Conservation, Luxury and Privacy

Nairobi, Kenya, 2018-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Masai Mara has fuelled African fantasies for years and without the shadow of a doubt, its wildebeest-spotted savannahs are the attractions of what a star-studded region as it became one of the wonders of the world. Dream of Africa and you dream of the Masai Mara. This… Read the full press release

Norwegian named as the most fuel-efficient airline on transatlantic routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today (Sep 12, 2018) released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to host the “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator” event at Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco

Airport convenes “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator” to lead carbon reduction in air transportation SAN FRANCISCO, California, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced an event for aviation industry partners and delegates during the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. The “Aviation Climate Action Accelerator”, to be held on Friday,… Read the full press release

British Airways Carbon Fund helped with the refurbishment of former janitor’s house in Renfrewshire town

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A former janitor’s house, which had lain empty and derelict for seven years, has undergone a six-figure refurbishment and is now providing much needed community space in a Renfrewshire town, thanks partly to British Airways. The building, which provides after school care and is operated by the social enterprise… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines partner with Neste as part of its efforts to fly greener and expand use of sustainable aviation fuels

Seattle, Washington, 2018-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Alaska Airlines’ ongoing efforts to fly greener and expand use of sustainable aviation fuels, Neste and Alaska have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). In addition to Alaska’s efforts to increase fuel-efficiency and adopt innovative flight technology, the agreement will allow Neste and Alaska to more closely work together to… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport announces landmark agreement for the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

First-ever memorandum linking airlines and fuel providers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions San Francisco, CA, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — As San Francisco prepares to host the Global Climate Action Summit, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 5, 2018) announced a landmark agreement for the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), a… Read the full press release

Energy Crop Solutions and Andrew Swift win Heathrow’s first ever Sustainable Innovation Prizes

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Essex based start-up Energy Crop Solutions and local resident Andrew Swift have won Heathrow’s first ever Sustainable Innovation Prizes. Beating other applications from SMEs across the UK and airport workers, the winners were judged as the best solutions which could solve some of the sustainability challenges facing airports… Read the full press release

The 11th PATAcademy-HCD ‘Going Green how to run a sustainable resort’ to take place in Langkawi, Malaysia in December

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The 11th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Going Green how to run a sustainable resort’, is set to take place at the award-winning Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa (FLGK) in Langkawi, Malaysia on December 11-13, 2018. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the latest programme focuses on… Read the full press release