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

Qantas enables travel agents to help customers fly carbon neutral

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (7 DECEMBER 2020) announced a significant extension to its carbon offset program, enabling travel agents to help their customers fly carbon neutral. The national carrier is the first airline to offer customers the ability to purchase carbon offsets when booking flights in the indirect… Read the full press release

Khiri Travel To Go Carbon Neutral From January 2021

Khiri introduces comprehensive offsetting program with ClimateCare and new low emissions ‘slow travel’ holiday options Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2020-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Asian DMC Khiri Travel is on its way to becoming fully carbon neutral. As part of its approach to take responsibility for its impact on the environment, Khiri Travel has partnered… Read the full press release

UNWTO announces 26 new signatories for the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the global tourism value chain. Led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the Initiative unites… Read the full press release

IATA urges governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) as a critical step to achieving its target to cut net emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050. This target was reinforced by a resolution at IATA’s 76th Annual… Read the full press release

IATA helps airlines meet their climate commitments with the launch of its Aviation Carbon Exchange

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE), an important new tool to help airlines meet their climate commitments. ACE is the first centralized, real-time marketplace that is integrated with the IATA Clearing House (ICH) for the settlement of funds on trades… Read the full press release

Singita unveils extensively redesigned Singita Sabora Tented Camp in the Serengeti

Serengeti, Tanzania, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita is thrilled to announce that the extensively redesigned Singita Sabora Tented Camp has opened in the Serengeti. With travellers yearning for wide-open spaces, intuitive service and unfiltered space and time, this modern interpretation of luxury tented safaris reflects a new dawn on the continent – and… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group’s “mindfulflyer” app makes CO2 compensation easier

Miles & More app has integrated Compensaid, the digital CO2 compensation platform of the Lufthansa Group With the new “mindfulflyer” application, CO2 compensation is thus much easier and can be done directly using miles Cologne, Germany, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — CO2-neutral flying is now even easier for Miles & More customers thanks to a new… Read the full press release

Wizz Air provides passengers with the option to easily calculate and offset their flight’s carbon emissions

PASSENGERS CAN CALCULATE TRAVEL FOOTPRINT AND OFFSET CARBON EMISSIONS Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and greenest airline*, has launched a carbon offsetting scheme as part of its wider commitment to reducing emissions, enabling passengers to calculate their flight’s environmental impact and offset the carbon emissions thereof. The… Read the full press release

NTO Montenegro to exhibit at Virtual WTM

LONDON, UK, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro (NTO Montenegro) will be exhibiting at Virtual WTM next week. Representatives from the tourism board are available for trade and media appointments, and will be making some exclusive announcements. Recent years have seen well-known upscale hotel brands invest in the country… Read the full press release

Microsoft employees to reduce environmental impact of business travel through Alaska Airlines powered by sustainable aviation fuel

Sustainable aviation fuel supplied by industry leader SkyNRG signals new approach for business travel SEATTLE and REDMOND, Wash., 2020-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ —Microsoft Corp. employees who fly between their global headquarters in Redmond, Washington, and California on Alaska Airlines will fly more sustainably thanks to the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to cover their business travel. The… Read the full press release

easyJet on Wright Electric joining U.S. DOE’s ARPA-E programme

easyJet partner Wright Electric has been selected by The U.S. Department of Energy for a programme to support the development of innovative and ultra-efficient electric propulsion systems for commercial London, UK, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has been working with Wright Electric in its mission to support the development of an all-electric aircraft… Read the full press release

CDA and AAAE to host Airports Going Green 2020 on November 18, 2020

Chicago, IL, 2020-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) invite you to Save the Date for Airports Going Green 2020. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM CST (UTC -6) There is no fee to attend this event, but registration… Read the full press release

HMSHost recognized by Port of Seattle with the Aviation Environmental Excellence Award

BETHESDA, Md., 2020-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost is committed to making the world a better place by giving back to the local communities and innovating and investing in more sustainable practices through its Startsomewhere® program. Startsomewhere® is HMSHost’s all-encompassing sustainability program that proactively ensures sustainable practices are carried out as part… Read the full press release

MASLINA-THE BRAND-NEW, FIVE-STAR, RELAIS & CHATEAUX MINDFUL LUXURY RESORT ENHANCES ITS GUEST EXPERIENCE WITH THE ADDITION OF A BESPOKE LUXURY BOAT

SPLIT, Croatia, 2020-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The brand-new Maslina Resort, a chic, five-star, Relais & Chateaux property on the Croatian island of Hvar, is delighted to announce the addition of their new luxury boat. The customised Colnago 45 TS will transport guests directly from Split Airport over the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic… Read the full press release

SITA partners with start-up Safety Line to make airline operations more efficient and environmentally friendly

Saving aircraft fuel during the climb and cruise phases of a flight is a major opportunity to reduce aviation CO2 emissions Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is partnering with start-up Safety Line to help pilots and airlines limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and… Read the full press release

easyJet on Airbus’ new zero-emission, hydrogen fuelled commercial aircraft concepts

London, UK, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet welcomes the unveiling by its partner Airbus of three new zero-emission, hydrogen fuelled commercial aircraft concepts, the first of which could be launched from 2035. In 2019 easyJet and Airbus announced a joint research project on hybrid and electric aircraft in order to further the industry’s… Read the full press release

SFO adds all-electric buses to its fleet

Greener buses cut operating costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to reach sustainability goals SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 2, 2020) announced the deployment of six 40-foot all-electric zero-emission buses and related electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Use of battery-electric buses will cut operating… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces partnership with leading personal care brand EO

Partnership expands Alaska’s Next-Level Care commitment to health and wellness SEATTLE, WASHINGTON DC, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (Aug. 20, 2020) announced a partnership with leading personal care brand EO, extending Alaska’s Next-Level Care commitment to health and safety and taking self-care to new heights. Starting Aug. 21, guests on all Alaska flights will be offered… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport Authority honored with 2020 ACI-NA Environmental Achievement Award

Honor is part of ‘larger story about environmental stewardship’ at IND INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez shares remarks regarding the Airports Council International-North America 2020 ACI-NA Environmental Achievement Award, and what it means in the grand scheme of the airport’s operations. “This award is an… Read the full press release

First Critically Endangered Eastern Black Rhino Born in the Western Serengeti

Singita Grumeti new black rhino calf

Singita Grumeti, Tanzania, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — From a population of approximately 10,000 eastern black rhino in 1970 to less than 1,000 left in the world today, this species is critically endangered. The Grumeti Fund, Singita’s non-profit conservation partner in Tanzania, recently celebrated the birth of a black rhino calf – the first… Read the full press release

REDISCOVERED SINGITA SABORA TENTED CAMP – OPENING SEPTEMBER 2020

Singita Grumeti

A MODERN INTERPRETATION OF CLASSIC EAST AFRICAN SAFARIS Singita, Tanzania, 2020-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Set in a 350,000-acre concession in the Serengeti in northern Tanzania, Singita Sabora Tented Camp has captivated guests for more than a decade with its inimitable location. Reopening at the end of September 2020, the lodge’s extensive redesign is… Read the full press release

HYATT REGENCY AND HYATT HOUSE MANCHESTER REOPEN!

~Hyatt House Manchester

MANCHESTER, UK, 2020-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Business and leisure travellers to Manchester will once again enjoy a warm welcome from Hyatt when the city’s two world-class properties reopen on July 20th, 2020, to a newly enhanced service featuring Hyatt’s Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment that ensures every experience is one of comfort, safety and enjoyment. Hyatt… Read the full press release

SITA secures ISO14001:2015 re-certification for six offices globally

This latest sustainability achievement supports SITA’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, has taken another step towards its ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 by securing ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems – EMS) re-certification for six SITA… Read the full press release

3 Days Joining Daily Departure Masai Mara Cheap Budget Safari

Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, 2020-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — DAY 1 NAIROBI – MAASAI MARA This daily departure 3 days joining budget camping safari from Nairobi to Masai Mara departs our Nairobi office for a journey south along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Lunch in Narok and then climb the western… Read the full press release

Fraport to source most of electricity used at Frankfurt Airport from wind power

Company maintains climate protection targets despite corona virus crisis Plans to source electricity from wind power Wind power alone to propel green electricity share to around 85 percent from 2025 Large photo voltaic system in construction on cargo hall Further projects planned Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport AG plans… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives partners with the NOW Force for Good Alliance and EarthCheck to mark Earth Day 2020

Republic of Maldives, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Whatever the future holds, one thing is certain: there is much to learn and much to do. At a time of immense change – when we are revising what it means to be a global community – Four Seasons Resorts Maldives is marking Earth Day 2020 by announcing a… Read the full press release