Belfast City Airport Celebrates Graduation of Five Firefighter Apprentices from ‘High Flyers’ Program

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport has marked the graduation of five young firefighters from its ‘High Flyers’ Apprenticeship program, securing them full-time employment within the airport’s fire service. This batch, the largest firefighting apprentice intake for the airport, excelled in training courses covering various firefighting skills, including hose running, pump operations, water rescue, boat handling,… Read the full press release

Air Canada Receives Recognition for Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity and Sector Distinction

Presented by the Federal Minister of Labour, awards recognizes airline’s commitment to employment equity and a diverse workforce (IN SHORT) Air Canada has been honored with two awards at the Employment Equity Achievement Awards, presented by Federal Minister of Labour and Seniors, The Honourable Seamus O’Regan. The airline was recognized for its exceptional commitment to… Read the full press release

Emirates Partners with UAE GCAAS and IACT to Enhance Engineering Professional Training

(IN SHORT) Emirates has joined forces with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority Services (GCAAS) and International Aviation Consulting and Training (IACT) to offer comprehensive training solutions for the airline’s engineering professionals. This collaboration aims to provide top-notch training programs, ensuring that Emirates’ engineering workforce remains at the forefront of industry standards and expertise. (PRESS… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Awards Scholarships to Support Education and Aviation Careers

The 2023 Southwest Airlines Scholarship Program awarded 17 scholarships, pledging $290,000 to students over four years (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines has announced the recipients of the Herbert D. Kelleher and Rollin W. King and the Southwest Airlines Scholarships for 2023. These scholarships are aimed at supporting students in their educational pursuits and encouraging them to… Read the full press release

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Visits Emirates at Dubai Air Show 2023, Witnesses Cutting-Edge Employee Training Technologies

(IN SHORT) On the first day of the 2023 Dubai Air Show, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, paid a visit to Emirates Airlines. During the visit, Adel Al Redha, Chief Operating Officer of Emirates, presented an overview of the airline’s innovative employee training program that utilizes… Read the full press release

Torrens University and TFE Hotels Collaborate to Empower Hospitality Talent

(IN SHORT) Torrens University Australia and TFE Hotels have formed a strategic alliance to support talent development in the hospitality sector. The partnership introduces a custom short-course portal, enabling TFE team members to earn micro-qualifications alongside their university coursework. In return, Torrens University hospitality students gain access to real-world internships within TFE’s extensive Australian hotel… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Hosts Jobs Fair to Fill 30 Vacancies in Collaboration with Commercial Partners

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport, in partnership with its commercial and operational associates, is set to host a Jobs Fair on November 7th, aiming to recruit around 30 individuals to fill various roles across the airport site. Renowned companies like Caffè Nero, Mitie, World Duty Free, Swissport, and WH Smith are seeking candidates for roles… Read the full press release

easyJet Partners with Bristol Flyers to Boost Cabin Crew Recruitment

(IN SHORT) Bristol Flyers, a basketball team, is pleased to announce easyJet as an Elite Partner in a partnership that extends support to the airline’s local recruitment efforts. easyJet, which has been based in Bristol for over two decades, has become the largest airline at Bristol Airport, serving more than 72 million passengers since its… Read the full press release

Beach Enclave Turks & Caicos Appoints Andrea Ambroze as Director of Sales

(IN SHORT) Beach Enclave Turks & Caicos has appointed Andrea Ambroze as their Director of Sales for the Southeast, West Coast, and Texas regions. Ambroze brings over two decades of experience in luxury sales and marketing, having worked with prestigious brands and luxury properties such as St. Regis, Ritz-Carlton, and Mandarin Oriental. In her new… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus Seeks Over 200 Cabin Crew Members for Expanding Network

Dublin, Ireland, 2023-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The deadline is approaching to apply for Aer Lingus’ cabin crew recruitment drive, which closes on 30th October. Aer Lingus is hiring over 200 cabin crew members who will work across its expanding network of flights in Europe and North America. Key attributes Aer Lingus is looking for… Read the full press release

Hilton Global Foundation Commits Record $3.3 Million to Support Community, Career Development, and Environmental Sustainability

Funding will support organizations building hospitality careers, strengthening resilience of local communities and preserving travel destinations for future generations MCLEAN, Va., 2023-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hilton Global Foundation, Hilton’s primary philanthropic arm, announced a commitment to grant a record $3.3 million in funding toward 13 organizations that are supporting career development, community… Read the full press release

OUTRIGGER Kona Resort & Spa Announces Geoff Pearson as New General Manager

Hawaii, 2023-Oct-3 — /Travel PR News/ —  OUTRIGGER Hospitality Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Pearson as the new General Manager of OUTRIGGER Kona Resort & Spa on Hawaii Island. In this role, Pearson will assume the responsibility of overseeing the daily operations and management of the resort. His duties will encompass… Read the full press release

easyJet Cabin Crew Recruitment Campaign Challenges Stereotypes, Encourages Career Changers

An opera singer, a former chef and an ex-radio presenter are the stars of a new recruitment campaign from the airline The campaign aims to show that anyone with the right skills from all walks of life can become cabin crew New research finds that 75% of Brits believe there is still a misconception that… Read the full press release

Emirates Seeks Experienced Airbus Captains to Join its Expanding A380 Fleet

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is rolling out the red carpet to welcome experienced Airbus captains, as the airline continues to expand its all wide-body fleet while enjoying exceptional demand across the network. The airline is now inviting applications from seasoned commanders to join its Direct Entry Captains programme for its… Read the full press release

British Airways Launches Speedbird Pilot Academy: Removing Barriers to a Dream Career in Aviation

Commercial airline pilot scheme covering the £100,000 cost* of training 60 recruits is now open to applicants Scheme will level the playing field in pilot recruitment and removes the biggest factor that gets in the way of people pursuing their dreams British Airways will work with local groups to boost applicants from communities up and… Read the full press release

OUTRIGGER Appoints Two New Waikiki General Managers

At the helm of OHANA Waikiii East by OUTRIGGER is Kiana Beimes and at OUTRIGGER Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel is Cecilia ‘Ceci’ Hamao HONOLULU, 2023-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels is pleased to announce Kiana Beimes as General Manager of the OHANA Waikiki East by OUTRIGGER and Ceci Hamao as General Manager… Read the full press release

Mekong Tourism Office Promotes Internships to Plug Tourism Skills Gap

BANGKOK, 2023-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office has launched the Mekong Tourism internship finder on The initiative is designed to address labour challenges faced by the tourism industry and to be a useful tool for interns seeking entry into tourism. The internship finder is primarily aimed at young people… Read the full press release

New General Manager for OUTRIGGER Kaanapali Beach Resort

Edwin Torres to take the helm of the company’s newest beach resort on the island of Maui HAWAII, 2023-Sep-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective immediately, Edwin Torres will lead the beachfront OUTRIGGER Kaanapali Beach Resort, in Maui, Hawaii. As General Manager he will help OUTRIGGER hosts, their families and the community in the aftermath of… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport Commits to Young Person’s Guarantee for Youth Opportunities in Aviation Industry

Aberdeen, UK, 2023-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has successfully enrolled in the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Young Person’s Guarantee employer scheme. The Young Person’s Guarantee is a joint commitment to provide opportunities for all 16-24 year olds in Scotland through jobs, apprenticeships, further and higher education, training programmes and volunteering…. Read the full press release

Weeva appoints James Lever as Chief Technology Officer

James Lever Weeva CTO at Virtuosa

London, United Kingdom, 2023-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — James Lever to lead the next wave of innovation as the digital sustainability solution continues to scale across the tourism sector. Weeva, a cutting-edge digital sustainability solution for tourism businesses, has appointed James Lever as its inaugural Chief Technology Officer (CTO).    Lever will oversee the… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport Hosts Hiring Fair to Fill a Wide Range of Positions in New Terminal

Kansas City, MO, 2023-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is teaming up with several airport partners for the Kansas City International Airport Hiring Fair. It will be held Tuesday, August 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the new airport terminal. Employers will be on hand to interview and hire… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus Launches Pilot Recruitment Drive with Fully Funded Training Programme for Aspiring Pilots

Dublin, Ireland, 2023-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has announced that it is re-opening its pilot recruitment drive spanning the next five years. The airline is offering 90 aspiring pilots a unique opportunity to realise their ambitions and become a pilot of tomorrow for the airline. This is the first time since 2019… Read the full press release

Chicago’s O’Hare Airport Seeks Multilingual Customer Service Ambassadors to Enhance Passenger Experience

Job Posting Issued This Week Seeks Multilingual Applicants for New Union Position Chicago, IL, 2023-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is seeking to hire 15 customer service professionals as Airport Information Ambassadors as part of an ongoing effort to improve the passenger experience at the world’s second busiest airport,… Read the full press release

Boeing Forecasts Robust Demand for 2.3 Million Aviation Professionals in the Next 20 Years

The 2023 Pilot and Technician Outlook forecasts China, Eurasia and North America representing more than half of demand for aviation staffing through 2042 OSHKOSH, Wis., 2023-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With the global commercial airplane fleet expected to double by 2042, Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts industry-wide demand for 2.3 million new aviation personnel over the… Read the full press release

Boeing Invests $950,000 in Scholarships to Foster Diversity and Talent for Future Pilots

Expanding and diversifying the talent pipeline for careers in commercial aviation $950,000 for flight training and education scholarships, including programs for underserved youth in Los Angeles ARLINGTON, Va., 2023-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] is investing $950,000 in scholarships for pilot training to grow and diversify talent required to meet significant long-term demand for… Read the full press release

Emirates Launches New UAE National Talent Development Programs under Rehlaty Strategy

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates reaffirms its strong commitment to its UAE National development strategy, Rehlaty, with the launch of an additional set of programmes that have been specifically designed to develop top UAE National Talent looking to start or boost their careers in the Emirates and dnata Group of companies…. Read the full press release


Choice Hotels EMEA has appointed Marielle Vroemen to lead its Franchisee Performance Department Marielle brings over 15 years of experience in hotel revenue strategy and optimisation, having previously worked for Marriott, Hilton, and Shangri-La New appointment supports Choice’s ambitious growth strategy in the EMEA region and is accompanied by the launch of a new Franchisee… Read the full press release

OUTRIGGER Maldives Maafushivaru Appoints New Resident Marine Biologist

The barefoot luxury resort amplifies its commitment to conservation this World Ocean Month and beyond with impressive environmental initiatives on land and sea MALDIVES, 2023-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ —  Ocean conservation is a core pillar for OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels and the newly appointed resident marine biologist at OUTRIGGER Maldives Maafushivaru Resort has ambitious… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates World Pilots’ Day and Ongoing Pilot Recruitment Efforts

Around 40% of Emirates’ pilots have been with the airline for 10+ years The next online info session for recruitment will be held on 10 May DUBAI, UAE, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airline pilots connect people with places and help create treasured memories – whether it’s an unforgettable holiday, a rock concert, a… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts partners with Steps to make hotels in Bangkok disability-inclusion ready

Global hotel company expands commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion by providing roles for neurodivergent community Bangkok, Thailand, 2023-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce a landmark partnership with Steps – an organisation that empowers employers to realise the potential of… Read the full press release