UNWTO emphasizes need for responsibility, safety and security as restrictions on travel are lifted

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As tourism slowly restarts in an increasing number of countries, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released new data measuring the impact of COVID-19 on the sector. UNWTO emphasizes the need for responsibility, safety and security as restrictions on travel are lifted. The Organization also reiterates the… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport named one of the safest in the world when it comes to website and mobile application security

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Helsinki Airport is one of the safest in the world when it comes to website and mobile application security, according to recent research by cybersecurity company ImmuniWeb. The report, a comparison of 100 international airports, names three airports that successfully passed all of the tests without a single major issue… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport starts construction of two more security screening lanes

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the two new passenger security screening lanes completed last year, Budapest Airport has commenced the construction of two more channels. The works will be completed before the summer peak season, thus taking the total number of screening lanes to 18. Budapest Airport will install two new… Read the full press release

SFO to expand and improve security screening checkpoints in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Departures Hall

Airport launches project to add lanes, queueing space, recompose areas to two checkpoints SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to expand and improve the two security screening checkpoints located in the Mayor Edwin M. Lee International Departures Hall, adding lanes, queuing space, and recompose… Read the full press release

Cyber hacks and data breaches: Is your customers’ data safe?

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — Travel PR News/ — On Friday, hotel group Marriott International became the latest target of relentless hackers. The hotel giant reported that the records of a whopping 500 million customers were involved in a data breach. It admitted, after an internal investigation, that the guest reservation database of its Starwood division… Read the full press release

King Shaka International Airport wins the Aviation Security Award at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards

Durban, South Africa, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), one of Airports Company South Africa’s leading international airports, won the Aviation Security Award, at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards, which took place at Galleria in Sandton on Friday 16th November 2018. The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) introduced the… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield to replace standard screening lines with CATSA Plus security screening lines

Domestic & International Departing Passengers Asked to Arrive Early due to Ongoing Construction Nova Scotia, Canada, 2018-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its Master Plan and to accommodate passenger growth, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) continues to renovate the airport to enhance security and improve the passenger experience at Halifax Stanfield. With construction continuing… Read the full press release

BUD Security Kft celebrates its fifth birthday

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The security screening of twenty-five thousand passengers and thousands of bags checked in per day, guaranteeing the security of an airport with 13 million per year – these are the main responsibilities of BUD Security Kft celebrating its fifth birthday in July. The subsidiary of Budapest Airport (100%… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group appoints Max Tidwell VP of safety and security

SEATTLE, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group’s board of directors named Max Tidwell vice president of safety and security for Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines. Tidwell will oversee all safety functions, develop and execute long-term safety and security strategies and continue to advance Alaska Airlines’ world class safety culture. “The safety of our guests… Read the full press release

UNWTO/WTM Minister Summit: Tourism and Security: Promoting Safe and Seamless Travel

Minister of Tourism from over 50 countries and leaders from the private sector companies and associations will convene at the Ministers Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel Market in London, to discuss safe, secure and seamless travel.  MADRID, Spain, 2016-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The 10th edition of the… Read the full press release

Thailand’s tourism stakeholders organized Safety and Security brainstorm and forum to help improve standards within the Thai tourism industry

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-22— /travelprnews.com/ — The Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MoTS) has supported and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has sponsored the two-phase Thailand Tourism Marketing – Safety and Security brainstorm and forum by Thailand’s tourism stakeholders to help improve the safety and security standards within the Thai tourism industry. Organised by the Joint Foreign… Read the full press release