Heathrow: Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) on top spot in ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q4

SAS takes the top spot for the third consecutive quarter, as the airline invests in greener and quieter A320neos and optimises their operational performance Heathrow is one of the world’s first major aviation hubs to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, and the first to target zero carbon by the mid-2030s. Today the airport unveils an eight… Read the full press release

Ryanair invites customers to double their voluntary carbon offset contribution from €1 to €2 from 1st April onwards

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s greenest major airline, today (19 Feb) announced that it will invite customers to double their voluntary carbon offset contribution from €1 to €2 from 1st April onwards. This modest increase forms part of Ryanair’s continuing sustainability campaign, which includes an investment worth over $20bn in new… Read the full press release

Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft. The upgraded weather service provided by AVTECH Sweden AB, can reduce CO2 emissions by an additional 10,000 – 15,000 tons per year. In the past few years, Norwegian has taken several steps to contribute to a… Read the full press release

John Glenn Columbus International Airport joins leading U.S. airports in sourcing 100% of its energy supply from renewable sources

COLUMBUS, OHIO, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) joins an elite group of leading U.S. airports in sourcing 100 percent of its energy supply from renewable sources, thanks to an innovative energy solution made possible in collaboration with Worthington Energy Consultants and provided by community partner AEP Energy. “The… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland announces £842,802 funding to support conservation repair projects to historic buildings throughout Scotland

Funding boost for conservation repair projects to historic buildings throughout Scotland. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland has announced funding of £842,802 to support conservation repair projects to historic buildings throughout the country. The funding has been awarded to four heritage projects, including £92,387 to Hospitalfield House in Arbroath. Hospitalfield… Read the full press release

Lavazza becomes the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (05 February 2020), Lavazza and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines signed an agreement which will make the coffee company the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Programme. The programme contributes actively to making the airline industry more sustainable by stimulating the availability of sustainable aviation fuel… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport recognized its most outstanding retail, airline and environmental partners

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The past year at Budapest Airport was characterized by increasing passenger traffic, development and sustainability. Budapest Airport handed out awards at a gala dinner to its most outstanding retail, airline and environmental partners, who contributed to Ferenc Liszt International Airport remaining the fastest developing airport in the… Read the full press release

Emirates supports mission to raise environmental awareness and foster sustainability education

DUBAI, UAE, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Meet Ameera Mohamed Al Haranki Al Marzooqi, an Emirati Master’s student passionate about driving environmental change and raising awareness around critical sustainability issues to inspire action among local youth in the UAE. In the spirit of UAE National Environment Day, Ameera and two female companions recently travelled to the… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises offers guests an environmentally conscious holiday with the launch of PROTECTOURS

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Demonstrating a continued dedication to the environment, MSC Cruises, the world’s fastest growing cruise line, has today unveiled not only a series of carefully selected shore excursions specifically designed to help protect and preserve Earth’s natural beauty but also set specific objectives for local tour operator partners… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport Community Fund has given a cash boost to 20 groups involved in education, the environment and economic regeneration

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has donated £22,000 from its Community Fund in the last twelve months. The Community Fund is open to groups, charities and organisations with links to education, the environment and economic regeneration. During the last year, the airport has given a cash boost to more… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways trials an autonomous electric bus at Haneda International Airport

Autonomous electric bus allows simplified travel within the airport, boosting convenience for both passengers and staff. Trials demonstrate how ANA continues to promote technological innovation in the aviation and airline industry. ANA illustrates the commitment to the environment by using eco-friendly electric buses to reduce carbon emission. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Hilton Tel Aviv and The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv recognized for their long-standing investment in environmental protection and energy efficiency

McLean, Virginia, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Tel Aviv and The Vista at Hilton Tel Aviv, the iconic properties that are part of Hilton Hotels and Resort’s fast-growing global portfolio of full-service upscale hotels, just received a prestigious award this week for their long-standing investment in environmental protection and energy efficiency. The award, which recognizes Hilton as a… Read the full press release

Accor commits to join the UN Global Tourism Plastics Initiative and to remove all single-use plastic items in guest experience by the end of 2022

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As it advances its role as a responsible tourism provider locally and globally, Accor has committed to join the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Tourism Organization, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Accor today (January 22,… Read the full press release

UNWTO, UNEP, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation announces the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative is officially announced today (22 JAN 2020) by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. This initiative unites the tourism sector behind a common vision to tackle the root causes… Read the full press release

A business jet refuelled with sustainable aviation fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20.01.2020), a business aircraft was refuelled with a blend of sustainable and conventional fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time. Thanks to the close collaboration between Jet Aviation, Zurich Airport and Finnish renewable jet fuel producer Neste “Sustainable Aviation Fuel” (SAF) will be made available… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces three new Cathay ChangeMakers for 2020

Hong kong, China, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is bolstering its efforts to give back to society with the announcement of its three new Cathay ChangeMakers for 2020. These forward-thinking individuals have each made significant contributions to environmental protection, youth development and cultural inclusion – three key pillars of the airline’s community… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport is the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger road journeys

Bristol Airport has become the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger journeys to and from the Airport by road. LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The carbon offsetting scheme came into effect on 1 January and forms part of the Airport’s Carbon Roadmap which was published last year. Offsets will be purchased retrospectively… Read the full press release

Fraport received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport for the eleventh consecutive year

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport AG has been systematically implementing stringent climate targets since 2008, when the airport operator first defined these goals. For the eleventh consecutive year, Fraport has now received climate certification for Frankfurt Airport (FRA) under the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program. Launched by the Airport… Read the full press release

Hotel and Tourism PR Agency in UK – Quite Great Communications

Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — For over two decades the www.quitegreat.co.uk team have been handling publicity for many types of brands and clients , ranging from food to music and tech to clothing, but one of the most enjoyable aspects of what we do is helping to draw attention to places… Read the full press release

British Airways starts offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK

Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects British Airways’ parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) recently announced commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 January 2020, British Airways… Read the full press release

South African Airways joins the fight against the illegal trade in wildlife

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has joined the fight against the illegal trade in wildlife through the Illegal Wildlife Trade module of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) Programme. IEnvA is a comprehensive environmental management system that SAA uses to ensure that the airline is as environmentally sustainable as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways confirms the renewal of its status under IATA’s Environmental Assessment programme

Qatar Airways continues to meet the industry standard for environmental management, while extending scope to be the most comprehensive in the industry. DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was proud to receive recognition of its continued commitment to environmental management at International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Board of Governors meeting last week…. Read the full press release

Flughafen München GmbH and Deutsche Lufthansa AG to expands partnership in the sustainable development of the Munich hub

Extension of partnership and expansion of Terminal 2 COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH) are planning to intensify and continue their strategic cooperation in the sustainable development of the Munich hub. In a “Letter of Intent” (LoI) signed today (16-DEC-2019), the two partners announced their… Read the full press release

Why you should come to Kiev in 2020. Top 5 New things in the city

Kiev Photos

Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

Discover Puerto Rico with a winter tropical getaway

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean-style relaxation and thrilling activities await discovery in Puerto Rico this time of year, when our soul-caressing Island offers a cornucopia of getaway attractions. Whether you strive to escape frosty mornings and bone-chilling wind, or you need to frolic on an enchanting Island while rejuvenating through… Read the full press release

Norwegian partners with CHOOOSE to offer customers CO2-offsetting

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has partnered with climate company CHOOOSE to make it easy for customers to offset their carbon footprint when buying a ticket with the airline. The initiative has been welcomed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). As of today (Dec 05, 2019), Norwegian is… Read the full press release

dnata successfully completes turnaround of flydubai’s aircraft using only zero-emission ramp ground support equipment at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has achieved a significant milestone in its sustainability journey. The ground handler ensured smooth and safe turnaround of a flydubai Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft using only zero-emission ramp ground support equipment (GSE) at Dubai International’s (DXB) Terminal 2. His… Read the full press release

Gatwick’s Noise Management Board announces the appointment of two new independent Chairs

NMB brings community groups and industry together to manage and mitigate aircraft noise New NMB structure has two Chairs – one to lead the NMB Executive Board and the other to lead the newly created NMB Community Forum New structure also allows for more community groups and locally elected representatives to be included LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-05 —… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed fellow United Nations agencies to Madrid for the COP25 Climate Change Summit

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed its fellow United Nations agencies to Madrid for the start of the COP25 Climate Change Summit. With tourism now high on the United Nations agenda, and with UNWTO the global leader in tourism for development and advocacy, this summit will see… Read the full press release

UNWTO AND ITF LAUNCHES LANDMARK REPORT ON TOURISM’S CARBON EMISSIONS

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% in 2016, a landmark new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. At the same time, as tourist numbers rise and… Read the full press release