Southwest Airlines Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for Ninth Consecutive Year

(IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines proudly announces its ninth consecutive perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI), highlighting the airline’s unwavering commitment to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Joining 545 major U.S. businesses with top marks, Southwest’s dedication to inclusivity is underscored by its comprehensive policies and practices. The CEI’s record-breaking… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Renews Commitment to Clark Atlanta University, Fostering Student Success

CAU Leaders and Students, Atlanta Mayor’s Office, Join IHG to Celebrate Partnership and Unveil New Student Lounge (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) have renewed their partnership to support student success. IHG will continue to be a Premier Corporate Partner for CAU in 2024. During an event at the School… Read the full press release

Marriott announces first recipients of $50M “Bridging the Gap” diversity program

Initiative Designed to Increase Hotel Development and Ownership Among Historically Underrepresented Groups. Company to Also Host “She Has a Deal” Pitch Competition and Awards Luncheon April 27-28 BETHESDA, MD, 2023-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Marriott International’s (Nasdaq: MAR) ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the company announced that the first… 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

Iberia’s revamped Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan focuses on promoting diverse talent and boosting internal innovation

Between 2018 and 2022, the airline has increased its percentage of women in senior positions from 18 to 34% Iberia redesigned and relaunched its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan with a new approach that covers, in addition to gender, other groups: generational, cultural (nationalities), LGTBIQ+ and people with disabilities One of Iberia’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan is… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport joins the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

YEG to launch the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program to increase accessibility, awareness and compassion for people with invisible disabilities Edmonton, AB, 2022-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (YEG) strives to create an accessible and welcoming environment for everyone. As part of this commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, YEG has partnered with Hidden… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation releases its 2021 World of Care Highlights and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report

Progress includes 2030 science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and continued advancement toward 2025 DE&I goals CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — To share progress made across World of Care, the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) platform, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (July 14, 2022) published its 2021 World of Care… Read the full press release

Hyatt’s announces continued support for the LGBTQ+ community with curated Pride-inspired experiences

As a gold member of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), Hyatt is committed to honoring and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community year-round CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Grounded in its purpose of caring for people so they can be their best, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is proud to announce Hyatt’s continued… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines updates on progress and next steps within its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) roadmap

Airline shares progress on previously announced plans DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) shared an update today (Sep 21, 2021) with its Employees, Customers, and Partners on the progress the airline has made during the last year and its next steps within the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) roadmap…. 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

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

Airport Authority Hong Kong acquires the rights and equity interest in AsiaWorld-Expo Management from IEC Investments Limited

HONG KONG, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today (24 September 2018) announced that it has acquired the rights and equity interest held by IEC Investments Limited, and the ownership of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited (the Acquisitions), at a total price of HK$900 million. In 2003, in order to develop the… Read the full press release