dnata joins IATA’s 25by2025 gender diversity initiative

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has become the first global air and travel services provider to sign up to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) 25by2025 initiative that aims to advance gender diversity in the aviation industry. Joining 62 airlines, dnata has committed to increasing the number of women in senior… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority recognized for its committed and consistent leadership in diversity and championing inclusion

Inclusion builds a ‘high-performing culture’ that puts IND at the top INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority has recently been in the spotlight both industry-wide and locally for its committed and consistent leadership in diversity and championing inclusion to shape a culture of high-performance and community alignment. The IAA… Read the full press release

GBTA announces its first-ever globally curated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

Alexandria, Virginia, 2021-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association and worldwide leader in education, research, networking, and advocacy for the industry – announced today (March 24, 2021) its first-ever globally curated committee to drive the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) agenda for its… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Increases Diversity Among Its Owner Base with multi-unit agreement with an African American Entrepreneur

Latest Multi-Unit Deal with an African American Entrepreneur Increases Diversity Among Company’s Owner Base and Across Hospitality Industry ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s (NYSE: CHH) one-of-a-kind emerging markets franchise development program has awarded a contract to Fredric Washington to develop six hotels. This new contract with an African American entrepreneur represents the… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging by donating $250,000 worth of airline travel to nine organizations

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is pledging $250,000 worth of airline travel to nine organizations across the country, advocating for social justice and civil rights. The donation builds on Spirit’s mission to give back to the communities where they live and work. “At Spirit, we promote diversity, equity, inclusion and… Read the full press release

Heritage Tourism Brands showcases the beauty and diversity of Hong Kong in a new promotional video

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Heritage Tourism Brands group, comprising Hong Kong-based luxury hotel brands including Harilela Hotels, The Langham Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Swire Hotels, The Peninsula Hotels, and Wharf Hotels, has launched a promotional video to showcase the beauty and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways committing to sponsor the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards for 10 years

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 years Winner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize money Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today (03 March 2020) that nominations have opened for the second edition of the IATA Diversity &… Read the full press release

Air France promotes inclusion and diversity during International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

PARIS, France, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — On May 17, 2019, the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia is an opportunity for Air France to illustrate its commitment and the concrete actions it is taking to promote inclusion and diversity. Signing of the association l’Autre Cercle’s LGBT+ commitment charter; Raising awareness among company staff at… Read the full press release

IATA announces the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Singapore, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards as: – Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International – Gloria Guevara, President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council – Mark Pilling, Vice President Publishing and Conferences,… Read the full press release

The International Air Transport Association launches the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards to recognize and encourage industry excellence. Three categories of leadership in gender diversity and inclusion will be awarded: Inspirational Role Model Award: Will be presented to a female (30+) who holds a senior position… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to focus on youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange on its new community engagement strategy

Hong Kong’s home airline rejuvenates strategy with a focus on youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange form the focus of Cathay Pacific’s rejuvenated community engagement strategy, which saw the inauguration… Read the full press release

Wyndham Destinations joins Forbes magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity list

Company joins prestigious list of Top 500 companies in its first year ORLANDO, Fla., 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND), the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, was named to Forbes magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity list. Forbes, in partnership with Statista, today (Jan. 16, 2019) released its second annual list of America’s Best Employers… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International named one of the “Best Employers for Diversity” in 2019 by Forbes magazine

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, was named one of the “Best Employers for Diversity” in 2019 by Forbes magazine. The accolade, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to diversity and outstanding workplace culture, ranks Choice among the top 500 employers in the United… Read the full press release

AccorHotels unveils new identity of its international network to promote diversity with the launch of “RiiSE”

Paris, France, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Six years after the creation of WAAG (Women At AccorHotels Generation), AccorHotels is giving fresh impetus to its international network promoting diversity, which already has more than 14,000 members globally, with the launch of “RiiSE”. Last night, AccorHotels unveiled the new identity of the Group’s international network to promote… Read the full press release

The National Science Foundation and Boeing announce new $21 million partnership to accelerate training in critical skill areas and increase diversity in STEM fields

Investment to accelerate online, on-demand training in critical skill areas and support women in STEM CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Sept. 24, 2018) announced a new $21 million partnership to accelerate training in critical skill areas and increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math… Read the full press release

National Black MBA Association honored Marriott International as its Corporation of the Year for its commitment to diversity and inclusion

Washington, D.C., USA, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Washington, D.C., chapter of the National Black MBA Association (DCNBMBAA) honored Marriott International as its Corporation of the Year for its demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and its long-term partnership with the chapter.   The award was presented during DCNBMBAA’s Annual Scholarship and Awards Fundraiser Brunch, which is designed to… Read the full press release