MSC Cruises publishes its 2020 Sustainability Report

Report focuses on how MSC Cruises navigated the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, adapted its operations and prepared for the return of guests and crew Outlines how the Company’s Industry-leading Health & Safety Protocol allowed a safe and sustainable resumption sailing in the Western Med in August 2020 And despite the pandemic, how MS… Read the full press release

Hyatt unveils global Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) platform World of Care

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) today (JULY 14, 2021) unveiled World of Care – a global Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) platform – designed to address the pressing challenges faced by Hyatt’s colleagues, guests, owners, and communities and enact meaningful change within the hospitality industry. World of Care builds on Hyatt’s… Read the full press release

Flukey Adventure Tours and Safaris

Nairobi, Kenya, 2021-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Flukey Adventure Tours & Safaris is a local owned tour operator in East Africa with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. We have vast knowledge of the tourism products in this region including wildlife safaris, mountain climbing, beach holidays, family packages, student packages and other tailor­ made itineraries. We… Read the full press release

SITA acquires digital solutions specialist for aviation safety and efficiency

SITA takes the lead in deploying predictive data analytics for co-innovating with customer airlines and airports to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel savings. Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, today (13 Jul, 2021) announced the acquisition of Safety Line S.A.S., the Paris based… Read the full press release

Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI) welcomes 32 new signatories

Madrid, Spain, 2021-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism businesses and destinations are stepping up their commitment to sustainability. Aimed at reducing waste and pollution across the sector, the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI) is welcoming 32 new signatories, with every global region represented behind the shared goal. The Initiative unites the tourism sector behind a common… Read the full press release

Ranger Danger on Africa’s Frontline

London, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ —  The 31st of July 2021 is World Ranger Day.   A day to reflect on, appreciate and commemorate the unsung wildlife heroes who have been injured or who have lost their lives in the line of duty – the so-called Thin Green Line. The statistics are sobering. … Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline in the Middle East to join the IATA Turbulence Aware platform

Safety and environmental sustainability as its top priority It is the first and largest turbulence data contributor in the Middle East Sharing data on turbulence could help the airline industry cut carbon emissions DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and the International Air Transport Association announced that Qatar Airways will become… Read the full press release

THE PAVILIONS HOTELS & RESORTS BECOMES FIRST INTERNATIONAL HOTEL GROUP TO ACCEPT CRYPTOCURRENCY

LONDON, United Kingdom, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has enhanced its guest experiences by becoming the first international boutique hotel group to accept cryptocurrencies from any country for hotel bookings, leading the tourism industry into the future of secure online payments. Partnering with UK-based, world-leading global crypto-payment gateway, Coindirect, all… Read the full press release

Bunk Tribe Holidays Pvt Ltd Launched The Ladakh Jeep Safari 2021 Tour

DELHI, India, 2021-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ladakh is a treat to any nature lover with its pristine lakes, snow-capped mountains, beautiful rivers with their vibrant hues, grandeur monasteries, and quaint little hamlets that will take your breath away. If people craving adventure and some adrenaline rush amidst the Himalayas, Then, a jeep safari… Read the full press release

Ryanair expands its fleet with its first Boeing 737-8200 “Gamechanger” aircraft

New Fleet Cuts Fuel By 16%, Reduces Noise By 40% Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (Wed 16th June) took delivery of its first Boeing 737-8200 “Gamechanger” aircraft in Seattle, Washington. The aircraft flew overnight from Seattle and will land in Dublin Airport later this afternoon. This is… Read the full press release

Bunk Tribe Holidays Pvt Ltd present the Perfect opportunity to book a Holiday for Manali Ladakh Kargil Tour

NOIDA, India, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — With the accelerated vaccine roll out and the re-opening of several destinations, Indians having missed out on travel last year are eager to holiday again. To cater to this pent-up demand, Bunk Tribe Holidays Pvt Ltd, a leading travel services company, announced a Manali Ladakh Kargil Tour… Read the full press release

GLORIOUS GARDENS AT HIGHGROVE

London, United Kingdom, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ —CountryClubuk, a unique private members club based in London, is offering the rare opportunity to enjoy a 2-hour private tour of HRH The Prince of Wales’s world renowned garden at Highgrove followed by a Champagne lunch or afternoon tea on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Opportunities like this… Read the full press release

Travel to the Seven Wonders of World with Bunk Tribe Holidays Pvt Ltd.

Noida, India, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Forgotten cities, ancient relics, and gigantic monuments are just a few ways to describe the Seven New Wonders of the World. Set in the jungles, mountains, and large cities, each are wondrous in their own way and attract millions of visitors each year. As these attractions might… Read the full press release

The Singapore Airlines Group announces new initiatives to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Singapore, 2021-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today (24 May 2021) announced its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, reinforcing its long-standing strategy of working towards decarbonisation and environmental sustainability across its operations. The Group’s airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot and SIA Cargo, will use multiple levers to… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific highlights its commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at its Sustainable Development Report 2020

Sustainable Aviation Fuel, carbon offsetting and reducing emissions are key to achieving greener aviation Hong Kong, China, 2021-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming one of the first airlines in Asia to establish a timeline for making carbon neutrality a reality. The… Read the full press release

Accor ‘Unveils the World’ with new global campaign celebrating the return of leisure travel and vacations abroad

Launch of WORLDWIDE CAMPAIGN, STARRING LIL BUCK, DOMINIQUE MIRAMBEAU AND MAO XIAOXING, AIMS AT REIGNITING THE LOVE OF TRAVEL PARIS, France, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a global hospitality leader, is pleased to announce its “Unveil the World” campaign – a celebration of the return to travel, the approach of summer, and the joy… Read the full press release

UNWTO to highlight sustainability and innovation At The International Spanish Tourism Trade Fair

Madrid, Spain, 2021-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — At FITUR: The International Spanish Tourism Trade Fair (Madrid, 19-23 May 2021), UNWTO will ensure sustainability, innovation and responsibility are a central part of the conversation. FITUR was the last global in-person trade fair to take place before the COVID-19 pandemic, and is the first one to… Read the full press release

PATA joins The Future of Tourism Coalition

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has today (May 11, 2021) become a signatory of The Future of Tourism Coalition with the global mission to place destinations at the centre of recovery strategies. PATA CEO Dr Mario Hardy said, “While decades of growth before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality enhances its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy

First climate-neutral hotel / 30 percent of menu items to be vegetarian / commitment to responsibility Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality is putting sustainability at the very heart of its global corporate approach. The group has completely redrawn its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy to emphasise that a… Read the full press release

dnata teams up with Blue Aqua Food Tech to further decrease food waste and support local food production supply chain

Singapore, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air services provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Blue Aqua Food Tech (Blue Aqua) to boost food security in Singapore. The partnership will see Blue Aqua upcycle organic waste from dnata’s catering and ground handling operations into alternative insect protein for aquafeeds…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with National Forest Foundation to plant 50,000 trees to mark its 50th Anniversary

Carrier donates to National Forest Foundation and launches the Southwest Airlines One Report in the spirit of citizenship DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) announced today (May 6, 2021) it has donated to the National Forest Foundation (NFF) in honor of the Company’s 50th Anniversary. To commemorate this… Read the full press release

End of the Travel Brochure? Snowstorm Announces the Global Launch of its Unique Lead Generation Platform

LONDON, UK, 2021-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — OneWurld, Division of Snowstorm Technologies (UK) Ltd. announces the global launch of OnePromote – A unique, disruptive marketing and lead generation platform for travel suppliers and travel agents OneWurld announces the global roll out of its fully integrated lead generation and marketing tool, OnePromote. The breakthrough platform is… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Carrier partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to advance alternative fuel exploration DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) announced today (Apr 21, 2021) its ongoing support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop commercially viable and scalable sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Southwest®… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport Greenairport partner meeting recognized outstanding environmental efforts of its airport partners

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — During an online award ceremony held on Tuesday, Budapest Airport honored airport partners who made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of the airport and of aviation over the past year, despite the negative impacts of the global pandemic on aviation. It is now more than 5 years… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces commitment and roadmap to reduce its carbon emissions to net-zero by 2040

With this commitment, Alaska joins The Climate Pledge SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (April 21, 2021) announced its commitment and roadmap to reduce the company’s carbon emissions to net-zero by 2040, and commitments across carbon, waste, and water impacts by 2025. Today’s announcement included the release of Alaska’s 2020 LIFT… Read the full press release

Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Concourse A Expansion achieved Green Globes® for New Construction certification

Charlotte, North Carolina, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Concourse A Expansion – Phase I achieved Green Globes® for New Construction certification, recognizing sustainability efforts during the design and construction. The certification affirms the Airport’s commitment to current and future building operations best practices, occupant health and wellness, and reducing carbon… Read the full press release

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