Queenstown Airport to host first ever Christmas Community Day to benefit local charity Let’s EAT

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas is traditionally a time of good cheer, relaxation and celebration but for many people it can be tough. With that in mind, we’re hoping to bring the airport and wider community together, spread some Christmas love and give to those who need a helping hand. On… Read the full press release

OpenTable continues support to No Kid Hungry, a national campaign aimed at ending childhood hunger in the U.S.

Kicking Off on Giving Tuesday, the Campaign Will Allow OpenTable Diners to Donate Points to No Kid Hungry, a Campaign Aimed at Ending Childhood Hunger in the United States SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — In advance of the holiday season, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings,… Read the full press release

TAP launches new international solidarity auction to support UNICEF

Lisbon, Portugal, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP starts today, 20 November, Universal Children’s Rights Day, a new international solidarity auction of exclusive pieces from the company aircraft, whose value will revert to the UNICEF Mission devoted to children of São Tomé and Príncipe. Chairs of business and economy class, galleys, cabinets and other elements… Read the full press release

British Airways thanks customers and colleagues for helping raise £20 million for Flying Start

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has taken on a nationwide cupcake tour to thank customers and colleagues in the UK regions for their part in helping to raise a phenomenal £20 million in eight years for Flying Start, the global charity partnership with Comic Relief. Members of the airline’s community investment… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport raised £15,000 to provide a specialist consulting room at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Doncaster, England, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is proud to support The Children’s Hospital Charity as the airport’s official charity. Through fundraising activity, the airport has raised £15,000 to provide a specialist consulting room at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Kellie Naylor and Rick O’Toole from DSA met Tchad Western, corporate partnership… Read the full press release

British Airways thanks its customers for raising almost £200,000 for the people of Indonesia affected by the tsunami and earthquake

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has thanked its customers for their unprecedented generosity, raising almost £200,000 during a two-week appeal for the people of Indonesia, led by the DEC, Disasters Emergency Committee. Customers donated their spare cash on flights last month for people affected by the tsunami, earthquake and subsequent aftershocks… Read the full press release

Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief celebrates raising £20 million

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising £20 million. This partnership, the first to work with Comic Relief to raise money all year round, began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas partners with non-profit organisation Paper for Water to provide clean water to orphanages and villages in need

Organisation founded by two young sisters is providing clean water, one origami ornament at a time Dallas, U.S.A., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — This holiday season, Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas proudly partners with local non-profit organisation Paper for Water to display two 12-foot (3.7 metre) Christmas trees in the hotel lobby beautifully decorated… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Frankfurt is the official hospitality partner of “Ronaldinho & Friends vs. Adler All Stars” football charity match

Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The city of Frankfurt is set to welcome world football stars to an exclusive charity match: “Ronaldinho & Friends vs. Adler All Stars,” on 17 November. Jumeirah Frankfurt, centrally located in the heart of the city and only a few steps away from the famous shopping street Zeil… Read the full press release

British Airways features comedian Matt Lucas in its new TV advertising campaign

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Anyone who has flown has been there – the panic when you realise you’ve left your change in your pocket as you step through the metal detector, only to fish madly about trying to get it all out before being sent back to walk through the scanner again…. Read the full press release

Gatwick Foundation Fund distributes a total of £300,000 in grants to seven Surrey-based community projects

Grant will see five new ‘Community Fridges’ open, reducing food poverty by sharing surplus supermarket food across Mole Valley Project at Claridge House, Lingfield, will help adult carers to take time off Amber Foundation, Ockley, helps homeless, unemployed young people GATWICK, UK, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick today (05/11/2018) announced the latest round of Gatwick… Read the full press release

Gatwick announces latest round of Gatwick Foundation Fund grants to six Kent-based community projects

Funding will see food redistributed to school breakfast clubs, hospices, care homes, holiday hunger schemes and homeless shelters in West Kent Adults from low family incomes will be supported to attend boxing training sessions while also working on social communication Forest Time programme will run for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds GATWICK, UK, 2018-Nov-09 —… Read the full press release

Gatwick Foundation Fund supports five projects across Sussex to support young and vulnerable groups

Projects supporting older people include a cabaret tea club in Crawley for those at risk of social isolation and funding for 250 home visits in Horsham Grants for young people will help disadvantaged families with children across Sussex and cookery classes in Crawley to encourage team work Running costs for East Grinstead foodbank also supported… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates raising £20 million for Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways’ global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising a mammoth £20 million. Flying Start began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved its fundraising target more than a year ahead of schedule, thanks… Read the full press release

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism launches new initiative to provide support to local nonprofit agencies

SANTA MONICA, Calif., 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is proud to announce the launch of Santa MoniCARES, a coalition of SMTT representatives and community partners seeking to harness the hospitable nature and generosity of Santa Monica’s tourism industry to provide support to the city’s local nonprofit agencies. Santa MoniCARES… Read the full press release

South African Airways donates 15 computers to Shungu Namutitima Primary and Secondary School in Livingstone, Zambia

SAA Donates Fully Equipped Computer Lab to Livingstone School to further STEM Learning Opportunities LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has donated 15 computers to Shungu Namutitima Primary and Secondary School in Livingstone, Zambia yesterday.  SAA partnered with Bombardier, a multinational aerospace and transportation company, to present the school… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay to improve services for passengers requiring special assistance

CORNWALL, England, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 200,000 passengers passed through Cornwall Airport Newquay between May and August this summer, with more than 2,500 requesting additional support within the terminal due to long term illness or disabilities. With the busy summer season coming to an end, the Airport is planning how we continue to… Read the full press release

Marriott International to double its goal of providing career development opportunities to young people in Europe to 40,000 by 2020

Marriott Pledges to Offer 40,000 Career Development Opportunities to Young People By 2020 BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International in Europe announced today (10/04/2018) that the company’s goal of providing career development opportunities to young people in Europe has been doubled to reach 40,000 by 2020. This pledge to provide career and… Read the full press release

Qantas to donate $3 million to Australia’s drought affected farming communities

SYDNEY, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas, together with its customers, will donate $3 million to help provide relief to Australia’s drought affected farming communities. The national carrier has today announced a partnership with charity Rural Aid to help fund hay bales, water trucking, groceries and mental health counsellors for farming communities struggling to survive the… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority to host St. Vincent Flyaway 5K cancer run/walk charity event on Sept. 15

Charity event offers ‘a unique experience on the airfield’ INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority will hold its first-ever run/walk charity event on the airfield of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in mid-September. Holding the event on the airfield will provide a unique and memorable location for the annual St…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces Children’s Hospice South West as charity partner again for 2018

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is delighted being Bristol Airport’s charity partner again for 2018. Each year Airport staff are asked to vote and support one charity and, for the fourth consecutive year, CHSW is the nominated charity of the year. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Last year alone the partnership raised… Read the full press release

British Airways crew members joined two Paralympians hand glide onto Rio’s Ipanema Beach to raise funds for the charity Dreamflight

LONDON, 2016-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — With Rio 2016 just around the corner, daring British Airways crew members joined two Paralympians to hand glide onto Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Ipanema Beach to raise funds for the charity Dreamflight. The pilots and cabin crew, based out of Heathrow, had operated the London to Rio flight the… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways raised almost half a million dirhams for charity during its third annual ‘Run for a Cause’ event on the Abu Dhabi Corniche

Abu Dhabi, 2015-4-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Airways held its third annual ‘Run for a Cause’ event on the Abu Dhabi Corniche on Friday, 17 April 2015, raising almost half a million dirhams for charity. The event was attended by Sheikh Ahmed bin Nasser Al Nahyan who awarded medals and prizes to the race… Read the full press release

Children from charity Kids Company selected for light aircraft flights as part of the Airbus sponsored ‘Air Smiles Day’ held at Bristol and Wessex Flying Club

BRISTOL, 2015-4-15 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 40 local young people, aged seven to 16, from charity Kids Company were specially selected for light aircraft flights over their home town as part of the Airbus sponsored ‘Air Smiles Day’ held at Bristol and Wessex Flying Club, Bristol Airport on Saturday. Airbus teamed up… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide recognized Zachary Gardner of Boston as the top recipient of its 2013 “Oakwood Gives Back” associate annual giving program

Honorees’ Charities of Choice Awarded $3,000 LOS ANGELES, 2014-2-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, is pleased to recognize Zachary Gardner of Boston, Mass., as the top recipient of its 2013 “Oakwood Gives Back” associate annual giving program. In recognition of Garnder’s achievement, a $1,000 donation was made in… Read the full press release

Russian guest at Anantara Kihavah Villas Maldives donated for health and educational infrastructure of the village

Maldives, 2014-1-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Due to the unexpected generosity of a Russian guest at Anantara Kihavah Villas, the inhabitants of the Kudarikilu island will receive a five thousand US dollar cash injection in the health and educational infrastructure of the village. The contribution details are currently being discussed between the resort authorities and island committee. With… Read the full press release

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines partner with nonprofit organizations to transport 7,300 pounds of medical and educational supplies to Addis Ababa

Airline’s 19 th flight is the most of any carrier involved in Boeing’s Humanitarian Delivery Flight program Everett, WA, US, 2014-1-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Ethiopian Airlines have partnered with non-profit organizations, Seattle Anesthesia Outreach and Evangelical Africa Mission Outreach, to transport 7,300 pounds (3,311 kilograms) of medical and educational supplies to the Ethiopian capital,… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Manila partners with Habitat for Humanity to provide shelter to families affected by Typhoon Haiyan

Manila, Philippines, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dusit Thani Manila partners with Habitat for Humanity in providing shelter to families affected by Typhoon Haiyan through the ‘Give a Gift of Home’ program. The hotel provides an avenue for the guests to support Habitat for Humanity’s cause by offering ways to donate.  Guests can round-off their bill upon check… Read the full press release

London City Airport donates for new music block facility at Gallions Primary School

London, UK, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new music block facility at Gallions Primary School is a step closer to completion thanks to a £5,000 donation from London City Airport. The airport’s donation will help build a new standalone music centre to the rear of the existing school building. As well as providing state of the… Read the full press release

Ryanair’s “Fly to Win” scratchcards support UK charity Anthony Nolan with €10,000 donation

Shannon, Ireland, 2013-12-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (17 Dec) made a €10,000 donation to the UK charity Anthony Nolan the latest in a series of charities to receive support from Ryanair’s “Fly to Win” scratchcards. Ryanair’s Michael Cawley presented the €10,000 donation to Nicky Read, Head of Corporate Fundraising at Anthony… Read the full press release