PATA and Visa Empower Southeast Asian Tourism SMEs with Finance and Digital Skills Workshops

(IN SHORT) The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has successfully concluded a series of finance and digital skills workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism sector across Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, and the Philippines. In partnership with Visa, these workshops aimed to enhance the financial management and digital literacy of tourism businesses, especially… Read the full press release

SFO’s Pop-Up Retail Program Celebrates a Decade of Success in Supporting Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2023-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In September 2013, the San Francisco Airport Commission approved an innovative new concept at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO): a “pop-up” concession program, tailor-made for small businesses to gain access to the Airport, with move-in ready fixtures provided to reduce the initial start-up construction costs… Read the full press release

Hilton Unveils Digital Innovations to Enhance Business Travel for SMEs

Introduces New Hilton for Business Platform and Enhancements to McLEAN, Va., 2023-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton announced two new digital innovations designed to create a more seamless travel experience for small- and medium-sized businesses. The innovations are part of Hilton’s long-term commitment to digitally transform the business travel experience – from booking… Read the full press release

Cathay Enhances Business Plus Corporate Loyalty Program for SMEs and Growing Businesses

Bringing corporate customers even more rewards with Business Plus Hong Kong, China, 2023-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Business Plus just got “miles” more rewarding with a well-timed revamp of Cathay’s corporate loyalty programme and travel management platform. Aimed at SMEs and growing businesses, Business Plus allows SMEs to manage their business travel in a… Read the full press release

Oman Air’s tour operating arm Oman Air Holidays launches digital platform

Oman Air Holidays Launches Digital Platform to Empower Local Travel and Tourism SMEs Muscat, Oman, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Holidays, the tour operating arm of Oman Air – has launched a digital platform giving locally owned and operated SMEs in travel and tourism sector greater online presence and visibility in front of… Read the full press release

Qantas Loyalty launches its latest financial services product — Qantas Business Money

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Business Rewards is making it easier for Australian companies to do business overseas through a global payments platform that also allows them to earn Qantas Points. Qantas Business Money will be available in the second quarter of the year to more than 350,000 small and medium… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo provides growth opportunities for SMEs through its flight connectivity

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — India is one of the fastest growing markets globally for the food and beverage sector. With a young population that is increasingly well travelled and familiar with international cuisine, there has been a growing awareness and demand in the country for quality produce and food ingredients from… Read the full press release

Heathrow invites SMEs across the country to apply for 2019 ‘World of Opportunity’ grants

For the third year running, Heathrow is inviting business up and down the country to apply for £40,000 worth of ‘World of Opportunity’ grants to fund exporting ambitions   The grant, run in partnership with the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Exporting is GREAT campaign, supports SMEs looking to take their goods and services abroad… Read the full press release

British Airways’ On Business programme 2018 data reveals some of its fastest growing travel routes for SMEs

Yearly growth included Santiago up 18% and Keflavik up 39% LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ —  The airline’s top 25 fastest growing routes include Santiago with 18% more bookings than 2017 – based on bookings through its SME loyalty programme On Business – suggesting SMEs are looking beyond traditional markets to do business. Equally… Read the full press release

SAS makes it easier for SMEs to book tickets and get a discount immediately

On 1 June 2018, SAS is launching “SAS For Business”, a new program designed to make it easier for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) to book tickets and get a discount immediately at the time of purchase.  Stockholm, Sweden, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SME using this new program, SAS For Business, will find… Read the full press release

The Heathrow Business Summit welcomed over 200 SMEs seeking to join the airport’s supply chain

Over 200 SMEs attended Heathrow’s 20th annual Business Summit, tendering to join the airport’s supply chain “Heathrow is a cornerstone of the UK’s economic security” – Ian Ballentine, Heathrow’s Procurement Director Heathrow expansion will provide even more opportunities for small businesses, creating up to £211bn in economic benefits and up to 180,000 jobs across the… Read the full press release