ONYX Hospitality Group Partners with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction to Introduce Amari East Bay Hangzhou as a New Landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group, one of the region’s leading hotel management companies, today announces the signing of a management agreement with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction Co. Ltd., introducing Amari East Bay Hangzhou, a new landmark in the Qiantang New Area of Hangzhou. This will be ONYX… Read the full press release

IATA launches Accelerate@IATA to address innovation issues at the industry level

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the creation of Accelerate@IATA, an industry level innovation platform designed to support airlines and their value chain partners by speeding up new technology implementation around IATA standards. The program brings together airlines, value chain partners, and startups to pinpoint problems, find solutions… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines executive named as one of the most influential leaders in the business travel industry

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 3, 2019) announced one of its executives was recently recognized for being one of the most influential leaders in the business travel industry. Business Travel News named Dave Harvey, Vice President of Southwest Business, to its annual list of the 25 most influential people… Read the full press release

Qantas Group expands commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a major expansion of the airline’s commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. With actions starting from today, the national carrier will: Immediately double the number of flights being offset Cap net emissions from 2020 onwards… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the first in the industry licensed to use the state-of-the-art ‘GE360 Foam Wash’ technology

The award-winning airline is the first in the industry licensed to use the state-of-the-art ‘GE360 Foam Wash’ technology, aimed at replacing traditional water wash methods on GE engines Use of the innovative system will contribute towards improving fuel efficiency, decreasing emissions and reducing maintenance costs DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways… Read the full press release

Gatwick hosted an event to encourage both mothers and daughters to work in the industry

Unique airside tour of Gatwick designed to encourage both mothers and daughters to consider careers in engineering Female engineering apprentice was on hand to inspire the visitors and talk through her experience at the airport Tour included learning how aircraft park with a laser guided system  LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick provided… Read the full press release

IATA calls for cooperation between the Government of Panamá and the air transport industry

Panamá City, Panamá, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today (10 September 2019) called on the Government of Panamá to work with the air transport industry to address the challenges and find joint solutions in order to meet the growing demand for air connectivity in the country and hence supporting… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways partners with IATA to promote greater gender diversification in the aviation industry

Airline committed to supporting IATA’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards for the next ten years DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to partner with The International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the launch of the ‘IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’, which promote greater gender diversification in the aviation industry. The… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin: global medical tourism industry is currently worth around 100 billion dollars; Forecasts for 2025 see growth reaching up to 25 per cent

Increase in international exhibitors at the Medical Tourism Pavilion – Presentations and discussion rounds on new trends and developments in the medical tourism market – New: meeting place of the European Medical Buyers’ Initiative Berlin, Germany, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The world of medical tourism has long become globalised: according to the latest report… Read the full press release

VisitScotland announces Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference to take place on 19 March

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from his adventures around some of Lanarkshire’s top heritage sites, digital consultant and travel blogger Neil Robertson, aka ‘Travels with a Kilt’, will be meeting local businesses at Lanarkshire’s first ever tourism industry conference next month to share his experiences and top tips for making the… Read the full press release

Virginia Tourism Corporation releases its curated guide to what is new and newsworthy for the travel industry in 2019

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Jan. 16, 2018), the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) released What’s New to LOVE in Virginia, the agency’s curated guide to what is new and newsworthy for the travel industry in 2019. The guide is produced annually and offers a regional and by-interest look at what’s to come… Read the full press release