Kempinski Palace Portorož now part of Clean the World programme

Istria, Slovenia, 2021-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuously striving to reinforce its commitment to improve environmental impacts and support social initiatives is a key objective of Kempinski Hotels. To further expand the partnership with Clean the World, a leader in global health dedicated to sustainability around water, sanitation and hygiene, a number of Kempinski… Read the full press release

Finavia announces the opening of new Terminal 2 extension at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The new and shiny extension of Terminal 2 will open on 1 December 2021. In addition to the impressive main entrance and departures hall, the arrivals hall will also be opened. In the hall, the nature diorama Luoto welcomes passengers arriving in Finland. A travel centre linking… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC)

The pledge funds research and technological advancements aimed at reducing net greenhouse gas emissions DALLAS, TX, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced a $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC) to research technological advancements and find new solutions to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. The pledge will also… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport wins multiple awards from Airports Going Green®

Airport recognized for advancing sustainable aviation fuel, new AirTrain Extension project SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) received multiple awards from Airports Going Green® (AGG), the aviation industry’s leading forum on sustainability led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of… Read the full press release

easyJet Announces Winners Of Future Flight Competition

easyJet launched the competition in October for children to design a zero-emission passenger plane Cerys, aged 8 and Lara, aged 15 have been named as the winners of easyJet’s ‘Aircraft of the Future’ competition after they wowed judges with their designs The winning designs included innovative features such as solar panel wings, pressurised hydrogen fuel… Read the full press release

easyJet’s recycled uniforms recognized with ‘Sustainability Award’ at the 2021 Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide Awards

easyJet has celebrated winning the ‘Sustainability Award’ for its new Pilot and Cabin Crew uniform The uniform is produced using fabric made from 100% recycled plastic bottles With 45 bottles in each uniform, this will prevent 2,700,000 plastic bottles from ending up in landfill or in oceans over five years London, UK, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to develop its sustainability initiatives as part of STARGATE project

Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is a member of the consortium which won nearly 25 million euros of support from the European Commission, as part of a sustainability project called STARGATE. As part of the project, Budapest Airport can implement developments to a value of 1.53 million euros, 70% of… Read the full press release


London, UK 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — ÀNI Private Resorts, the world’s very first collection of Private Resorts, is delighted to announce its collaboration with Private Jet Services (PJS), offering its guests the ultimate travel experience. To celebrate their partnership with PJS, all guests of ÀNI Private Resorts will receive an in-flight credit for… Read the full press release


BOTSWANA, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Since its inception in 1982, Desert & Delta Safari’s has always been a company to innovate and not imitate! Empowering Botswana through tourism, Desert & Delta Safaris has compiled an inspiring list of 10 exciting reasons why the country is the ultimate destination to visit post-lockdown. YOUR SAFETY… Read the full press release

Training program launch: The IATA – UNIGE Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Sustainability in Aviation

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE). While sustainability has played an important role in the industry for many years, it is a key priority as the sector rebuilds from the effects of the… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises publishes its 2020 Sustainability Report

Report focuses on how MSC Cruises navigated the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, adapted its operations and prepared for the return of guests and crew Outlines how the Company’s Industry-leading Health & Safety Protocol allowed a safe and sustainable resumption sailing in the Western Med in August 2020 And despite the pandemic, how MS… Read the full press release

UNWTO to highlight sustainability and innovation At The International Spanish Tourism Trade Fair

Madrid, Spain, 2021-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — At FITUR: The International Spanish Tourism Trade Fair (Madrid, 19-23 May 2021), UNWTO will ensure sustainability, innovation and responsibility are a central part of the conversation. FITUR was the last global in-person trade fair to take place before the COVID-19 pandemic, and is the first one to… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts marks the 30th anniversary of its award-winning Fairmont Sustainability Partnership

As a pioneering force in the hospitality industry, Fairmont was the world’s first luxury hotel brand to embrace environmental stewardship Paris, France, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its award-winning Fairmont Sustainability Partnership, now part of Accor’s Planet21 program. In continuing to set the industry standard in… Read the full press release

IHG® Army Hotels unveils sustainability tips for military travelers

Embedded focus on conservation and sustainability delivers $1.5 million in savings in recent years   Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Army Hotels, a unique portfolio of hotels located on 40 military installations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, is encouraging military travelers to focus on conservation and sustainability during Earth Month this… Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association announces partnership with Switzerland Tourism with focus on Sustainability

Monroe, WA, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — During the first in Europe AdventureELEVATE virtual event (24-25 March 2021) the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Switzerland Tourism (ST) announced their two-year collaboration with focus on Sustainability. During the next two years, Switzerland will partner with ATTA on knowledge gathering and sharing, education, market activation, and awareness… Read the full press release

3,358 Accor hotels to promote environmental sustainability and sustainable tourism worldwide

3,358 hotels join the drive to champion sustainable practices as environmental consciousness amongst travellers increases Paris, France, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Expedia Group, the global travel platform and Accor, a world leading hospitality group, in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), are joining forces to further extend the… Read the full press release

Asia specialists Experience Travel Group launch Revitalise collection

London, UK, 2021-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Asia travel specialists Experience Travel Group (ETG) has launched its Revitalise Collection offering 18 specially crafted holiday packages focused on wellness, discovery and sustainability. The collection is about holidays with fewer stops and less transit, boutique hotels and local experiences. It emphasises a slower travel pace, with… Read the full press release

UNWTO partners with IFC to promote green financing to enhance tourism’s sustainability

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to steer global tourism towards a more sustainable future, partnering with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to green the sector and promote recovery and responsible growth. Under the new Investment Readiness for Green Finance Mechanisms initiative, the United Nations specialized agency for tourism… Read the full press release

Heathrow: Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) on top spot in ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q4

SAS takes the top spot for the third consecutive quarter, as the airline invests in greener and quieter A320neos and optimises their operational performance Heathrow is one of the world’s first major aviation hubs to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, and the first to target zero carbon by the mid-2030s. Today the airport unveils an eight… Read the full press release

Emirates supports mission to raise environmental awareness and foster sustainability education

DUBAI, UAE, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Meet Ameera Mohamed Al Haranki Al Marzooqi, an Emirati Master’s student passionate about driving environmental change and raising awareness around critical sustainability issues to inspire action among local youth in the UAE. In the spirit of UAE National Environment Day, Ameera and two female companions recently travelled to the… Read the full press release


Singita Sweni Lodge Kruger National Park

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita was honoured in September 2019 with two coveted awards that celebrate exceptional achievements in eco-design and wildlife protection. Sustainable conservation and eco-friendly tourism are at the heart of the brand’s commitment to its 100-year purpose to preserve and protect large areas of African wilderness for… Read the full press release

Airbnb and Adventure Travel Trade Association form sustainability partnership

San Francisco, CA, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Climate change is one of the greatest challenges our global society faces. Scientific authorities all over the world have come to similar conclusions; our environment is deteriorating faster than ever before. For example, our climate has higher carbon dioxide levels today than at any point in at least… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub launches the “Compensaid” sustainability platform and focuses on CO2 neutral aviation fuels

Travelers can use the new platform to replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Airline passengers can reduce up to 80 percent of their CO2 emissions “Compensaid” provides a transparent overview of a person’s travel history and associated CO2 emissions across all airlines COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — CO2neutral, synthetic… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways outlines its work on Environment, Health and Safety and Community in its Sustainability Report 2017-18

Document outlines the airline’s work on Environment, Health and Safety, Community and Sustainability DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group today (02 June 2019) published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing its development and progress in this crucial area. The report highlights… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport seeks to measure New Zealand’s tourism growth and sustainability

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Research commissioned by Auckland Airport has proposed a new framework for New Zealand to measure both the growth and sustainability of the tourism industry. Tourism is New Zealand’s largest export earning industry in terms of foreign currency earnings. The $39 billion industry makes a direct contribution to… Read the full press release

SFO highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives in celebration of Earth Day

Airport to deploy San Francisco’s first battery-electric zero-emission buses in next step to reach net zero goals SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of Earth Day, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) highlighted its industry-leading sustainability initiatives for a “triple zero” campus to achieve carbon neutrality, net zero energy and zero… Read the full press release

Sustainability, digitalization and mobility highlighted at The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Madrid, Spain, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for collective efforts in overcoming current challenges that mountain destinations are facing to adapt to new consumer trends and market changes, to address seasonality by diversifying tourism products in an… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield received Certificate of Accreditation at the ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation ceremony

Efforts Recognized with Level 2 Accreditation Halifax, N.S., 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Halifax Stanfield’s environmental sustainability efforts were recognized this week at the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Joyce Carter, President & CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority, and several members of the Senior Leadership Team received a… Read the full press release

Applications now open for the 15th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Promoting innovation, job creation and sustainability are key considerations for the 15th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards. UNWTO invites submissions until 31 October 2018. The UNWTO Awards recognise the contribution of public and private institutions and NGOs to development of a more competitive, responsible and sustainable tourism… Read the full press release

Airports Going Green 2018 extends deadline for Sustainability Award Nominations

Airports Going Green 2018 Call for Sustainability Award Nominations Chicago, IL, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year, the Airports Going Green (AGG) conference recognizes and celebrates sustainability in the aviation industry. As the 2018 AGG conference approaches, the nomination period for this year’s awards is open, and has been extended through August 6,… Read the full press release