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

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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

Stagecoach South introduces new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses in Basingstoke

Basingstoke welcomes environmentally-friendly bus fleet Perth, Scotland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach South has unveiled a new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses to the Basingstoke community. A £5.3 million investment by Stagecoach has enabled the rollout of 32 new Euro 6 low emission buses celebrated at a launch ceremony in Basingstoke on Monday 2nd December,… Read the full press release

South African Airways welcomes the launch of a new project that will introduce the use of locally produced biofuel at O.R.Tambo International Airport

JOHANNESBURG, INDIA, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary and low cost carrier, Mango Airlines, made history in 2016 as the first two airlines in Africa to operate commercial flights respectively, which were powered by sustainable aviation fuel produced from Sunchem’s nicotine-free tobacco plant, Solaris. That momentous occasion demonstrated… Read the full press release

Experience the best of Kenya with Cruzeiro Safaris

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The best and most popular areas in Africa for safaris are East Africa precisely Kenya which offers vast plains and roaming packs of extraordinary beasts. Many travelers come to Africa in search of the “big five”: buffalo, lions, leopards, elephants and rhinoceroses. The chance to get close… Read the full press release

Eight schools from Sussex attend Gatwick sponsored ‘Eco, Young, and Engaged’ (EYE) conference

Eight schools from Sussex attend Gatwick sponsored conference at Ifield Community College Gatwick’s Head of Sustainability talked about sustainability and its importance for protecting the environment Students learned how to harness wind and the sun to generate electricity as well as how to upcycle everyday items including milk bottles LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Bombardier receives inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its Montreal facilities

Avfuel Corporation supplied inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be deployed to Bombardier customers upon aircraft delivery Shipment represents another step in Bombardier’s commitment to secure long-term SAF supply, a key pillar of working toward a sustainable future for business aviation Bombardier has used SAF for aircraft demonstration purposes in the U.S. and… Read the full press release

GARDN, SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority announce launch of BioPortYVR

Richmond, B.C., 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN), SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority today (November 26, 2019) announced the launch of BioPortYVR, an industry-led project to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). BioPortYVR supports provincial and federal government climate action commitments and is an important… Read the full press release

Heathrow names SAS as the best airline at its latest Fly Quiet and Green league table

Heathrow reveals the airport’s latest Fly Quiet and Green league table showing airlines are swapping in newer jets and improving how they fly to decrease noise and emissions SAS named best airline based on their performance this quarter – assisted by the introduction of A320neos, better track-keeping and continuous descent approaches Oman Air improves score… Read the full press release

Hyatt launches a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally

All Hyatt brands worldwide will move to large-format bathroom amenities and reduce single-use water bottles by June 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June… Read the full press release

Qantas Group expands commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a major expansion of the airline’s commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. With actions starting from today, the national carrier will: Immediately double the number of flights being offset Cap net emissions from 2020 onwards… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ brand new Boeing 777-300ER delivered using sustainable aviation fuel

Boeing 777-300ER flown from Everett, WA to Japan using LanzaTech’s sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste gas derived ethanol. ANA selected by Japan’s NEDO for sustainable aviation fuel production, the latest effort by ANA to maintain its leadership in sustainability. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star… Read the full press release

ERA hosts Sustainable Connectivity session at the European Parliament

ERA hosts Sustainable Connectivity session with MEPs Andor Deli, TRAN Committee and Edina Tóth, ENVI Committee, at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 12 November. MEPs from a range of committees together with the aviation community gathered to discuss the industry’s continued commitment to sustainable air connectivity. Surrey, UK, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

ANA HD to replace 70 percent of the single-use plastics with eco-friendly products by end of fiscal year 2020

By end of fiscal year 2020, ANA HD will be replacing approximately 70 percent of the single-use plastics with eco-friendly products. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA HD”) is taking steps to decrease its environmental impact. Effective Feb. 1, 2020, ANA HD will reduce its reliance on single-use… Read the full press release

Padova, baciata dalla bellezza

Padova, Italy, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Padova, le vie del centro, le grandi architetture, i gioielli d’arte, la cultura e la storia di una città. Padova, casa di Giotto , la città di Sant’Antonio ma anche di Ugo Foscolo, a città delle acque termali, insomma una ricca città attrattiva e storia. Una città da… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises launches dedicated fund to preserve the natural wonders of Galapagos Islands

Miami, FL, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To safeguard the wellbeing of the Galapagos Islands for future generations, Silversea Cruises has launched a dedicated fund that will preserve the natural wonders of the archipelago. By supporting a diverse selection of projects each year, the Silversea Fund will strengthen the balance between humans and nature in… Read the full press release

Emirates streams Seven Worlds, One Planet documentary live on board

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In another entertainment first, Emirates is showing the highly acclaimed Seven Worlds, One Planet documentary live at the same time as its BBC One broadcast in the UK. While Emirates already streams live news and sport on board most of its aircraft, this is the first time any airline has… Read the full press release

British Airways trials autonomous, emissions-free baggage vehicles at Heathrow

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing £6.5bn investment for customers, British Airways is trialling autonomous, emissions-free baggage vehicles at its home at Heathrow, to help the airline further improve punctuality and depart every flight on time. British Airways currently operates up to 800 flights a day to and from… Read the full press release

Le Luminarie di Gaeta 2019

ITALY, DUBAI, 2019-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Le Luminarie di Gaeta 2019. Natale 2019. Prosegue l’amore della città di Gaeta per le festività natalizie, cosi, si rinnova la splendida cornice di festa offerta proprio dal territorio della splendida Gaeta con delle Luminarie 2019 davvero uniche al mondo. Quest’anno un set davvero particolare, caloroso e… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomes US$1 million donation from the Chimelong Flora and Fauna Conservation Foundation to grow wildlife tourism

Guangzhou, China, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization is to continue to lead the way in growing wildlife tourism and harnessing it as a driver for conservation and development, supported by a major new US$1 million donation from the Chimelong Flora and Fauna Conservation Foundation. In 2018, the wildlife tourism sector contributed… Read the full press release

Ryanair customers donated €250,000 to Renature Monchique in Portugal as part of its Carbon Offset Initiative

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (22 Oct) donated €250,000 to Renature Monchique in Portugal as part of its Carbon Offset Initiative funded by customers. This money will pay for the planting of thousands of trees in the Monchique area of the Algarve, which was destroyed by wildfires… Read the full press release

KLM and Amsterdam Dance Event to compensate CO2 for visitors who flew in on KLM flights

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2019-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is currently underway. The world’s biggest festival for electronic music attracts 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries to the Dutch capital. KLM and ADE will compensate CO2 for visitors who flew in on KLM flights. An international event attracting nearly half a million visitors… Read the full press release

SFO launched new online tool to allow users to track aircraft noise

Web-based system, available to the public, allows users to view flight tracks and noise around Airport SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has launched a new online tool to allow users to track aircraft noise. The new Aircraft Noise Tracker, available to the public, gives users… Read the full press release

Lapland Airports recognised with Airport Carbon Accreditation certification

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Finnish Airport company Finavia has achieved carbon neutrality at all its airports this year after having worked towards this goal for a long time. The next target is zero emissions. “We have worked hard to cut emissions resulting from our own operations and do our part in… Read the full press release

160,000 IHG colleagues took part in its second annual Giving for Good month

Dedicated month of giving sees overwhelming response from IHG colleagues giving back to communities and causes as part of flagship programme, True Hospitality for Good Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has today (15 OCTOBER 2019) announced that 160,000 colleagues from its hotels and corporate offices in 88 countries… Read the full press release