Japan Airlines Joins Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Spearheading Eco-Friendly Travel Initiatives

Building Relationships and Connections through Movement and Contributing to Social Solutions (IN SHORT) On September 1, 2023, Japan Airlines (JAL) made history by becoming the first airline group worldwide to join The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), a body dedicated to establishing and overseeing global standards for sustainable tourism. Through a strategic partnership with Sakura… Read the full press release

IHG Announces Eco-Friendly InterContinental Resort in Sabah, Malaysia, Expanding Luxury Portfolio

Stunning new destination resort has sustainability at its heart and marks key milestone in IHG’s Luxury & Lifestyle growth in Malaysia (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its latest addition to its Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio with the InterContinental Sabah Kota Kinabalu Resort in partnership with Zhancheng Tourism Development. Set to open in… Read the full press release

Korean Air Collaborates with 107 Beauty Brand to Launch Upcycled ‘Life Vest’ Cosmetic Pouches, Offering Eco-Friendly Travel Essentials and Supporting Global Environmental Causes

Seoul, South Korea, 2023-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Take Korean Air’s new eco-friendly “life vest” cosmetics pouch with you on your next trip! Korean Air has released a limited number of eco-friendly cosmetic pouches, made out of retired cabin life vests. The proceeds from the “life vest” cosmetic pouch sales will be donated to… Read the full press release

Martinair Orders Four Eco-Friendly A350F Freighters from Airbus for KLM Cargo

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Martinair, part of the KLM Group, has placed a firm order with Airbus for four new A350F freighter aircraft. Martinair is the operating carrier for KLM Cargo. The four A350Fs emit over 40% less CO2 and make 50% less noise than their predecessors. The new aircraft will replace… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings Expands Travel Sustainable Program to Boost Eco-Friendly Tourism

Delivering on Booking Holdings’ commitment to implement its first-of-its-kind program enterprise-wide, the expansion makes credible sustainability information available to more travelers across more platforms NORWALK, CT, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Booking Holdings, the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services, announced the expansion of its Travel Sustainable program to relevant… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines’ loyalty programme Enrich and local fashion brand Kapten Batik create eco-friendly capsule collection

The artisanal designer wear merges contemporary motifs with traditional hand block printing, made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton canvas Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Enrich, the travel and lifestyle loyalty programme of Malaysia Airlines, has joined forces with Kapten Batik, a homegrown fashion brand, to create a timeless, eco-friendly capsule collection… Read the full press release

Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi announces partnership with Moke Rentals

Santa Fe’s Premier Luxury Hotel Offers New Way to Explore the Destination with Zero- Emissions, Electric Vehicle Santa Fe, NM, 2022-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, the boutique hotel in the heart of Santa Fe, introduces a new partnership with Moke Rentals, whose eco-friendly, open-air vehicles are perfect for exploring… Read the full press release

ANA HD to replace 70 percent of the single-use plastics with eco-friendly products by end of fiscal year 2020

By end of fiscal year 2020, ANA HD will be replacing approximately 70 percent of the single-use plastics with eco-friendly products. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA HD”) is taking steps to decrease its environmental impact. Effective Feb. 1, 2020, ANA HD will reduce its reliance on single-use… Read the full press release

LUX* South Ari Atoll awarded Leading Eco-Friendly Resort in the Maldives at the 2019 South Asian Travel Awards

Male, Maldives, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — LUX* South Ari Atoll has been awarded Leading Eco-Friendly Resort in the Maldives at the 2019 South Asian Travel Awards (SATA), held at Amari Galle in Sri Lanka on 20 September 2019. The prestigious award was received by LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ representative Mario Attanayake, Business Development Manager… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrated its 100,000th aircraft pushback using its eco-friendly, emissions-free Mototok tugs

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part of British Airways’ long-term plan to reduce emissions from all vehicles at Heathrow Mototok technology helps British Airways maintain its position as the most punctual of the largest short-haul operators out of London LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces eco-friendly paper straws on board

Eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced this month Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of June 1st, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free. The airline has been working on… Read the full press release

British Airways the first airline worldwide to deploy eco-friendly Mototok tugs to push back aircraft from gate remotely

LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has become the first airline worldwide to introduce high-tech remote controlled devices to push back aircraft across its short-haul operation. The airline is modernising its operation to maintain and further improve punctuality for its customers. In partnership with Heathrow, the eco-friendly Mototok tugs will allow British Airways… Read the full press release