Finnair to buy 7 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel from Gevo, a Colorado-based renewable fuels producer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has signed a new fuel sales agreement with Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, Inc. The agreement outlines the details for the purchase of 7 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years starting from 2027. The expected value for the agreement is… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai plants 50,000th tree within Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Legacy Forest

Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2022-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the first and only AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star Resort on Hawaii Island, announces the planting of its 50,000th tree within Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Legacy Forest. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is a leader in environmental stewardship and has made sustainability a priority. This collaboration… Read the full press release

‘Ocean’s Eleven’ Now On: 11 Weeks of Ocean Sustainability by Outrigger Resorts

11 Weeks of Ocean Sustainability by Outrigger Resorts

  MAUI, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — To go beyond World Oceans Month, which started 8 June, Outrigger Resorts has kicked off 11 weeks of environmental actions, informally called ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, which will run to 31 August across its nine flagship properties. Outrigger’s Asia Pacific resorts, including Fiji, Thailand, Mauritius, Maldives and Hawaii, are… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Singapore Airlines And Temasek To Launch sale of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Credits In July 2022

Singapore, 2022-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Singapore Airlines (SIA), and Temasek will launch the sale of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits in July 2022. The sale of the SAF credits is part of a CAAS-SIA-Temasek pilot announced in November 2021 to advance the use of SAF in… Read the full press release

dnata to further enhance its environmental efficiency with US$ 100 million investment

Global air and travel services provider to reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 Dubai, UAE, 2022-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, announced that it would invest US$ 100 million in green operations in the next two years to further enhance environmental efficiency across its… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali and Bali Lecceria Turtle Farm Released Hatchlings as Sustainability Action

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The reasons for continuing to preserve a sustainable lifestyle and protecting the environment are the foundations for maintaining both the planet we live on, the community, and also the economy. If we fail to protect the environment, it will pose a good risk to human life,… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko again earns EarthCheck Certified Silver status

Bansko, Bulgaria, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In an important milestone, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has achieved Certified Silver status through EarthCheck, the world’s leading business advisory group specialising in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry. Hotels participating in EarthCheck Certified actively monitor and report their environmental and social… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways operated its Gulfstream G650ER aircraft to EBACE 2022 using Sustainable Aviation Fuel

DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive was in the spotlight during the opening day at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2022, exhibiting its ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The flagship jet operated from London Luton Airport to Geneva, Switzerland using a high blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and… Read the full press release

The Oriental Club at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore set to reopen on 1 June with renewed experiences

Singapore, 2022-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A private lounge for guests, The Oriental Club at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore is set to reopen on 1 June with renewed experiences. Retreat into the comfort of exquisitely designed club rooms and suites and enjoy a host of privileges including all-day culinary indulgences, topped off with unlimited servings of Champagne, wines and more. Club… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Group becomes a Corporate Strategic Partner to the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

DENMARK, COPENHAGEN, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (MAY 23, 2022), Royal Caribbean Group and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping formalized their collaboration by signing a Partnership Agreement. With the agreement, Royal Caribbean Group becomes a Corporate Strategic Partner to the Center, committing to a long-term strategic collaboration and contribution to… Read the full press release

Swissport in Netherlands saved 20,000 truck runs since 2015 as part of the “Milk Run” supply chain initiative at Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘Milk Run’ supply chain optimization initiative at Schiphol Airport combines freight to and from several cargo forwarders into a single truck. With the highly efficient and more sustainable cargo process, Swissport the Netherlands saved 20,000 truck runs since the start, seven years ago. Because many freight… Read the full press release

SHIFT 2027: Brussels Airport announces new strategy to strengthen its position as a major European hub with stronger focus on sustainability

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — After two difficult crisis years, Brussels Airport is starting a new chapter with a new strategy for the coming five years. A strategy focusing on clear priorities and addressing the challenges of today (23/05/2022). With SHIFT 2027, and the tag line “Wider horizons, sustainable ambitions”, Brussels Airport… Read the full press release

Nearly 200 e-charging stations will be built at Budapest Airport over the next 3 years

Budapest, Hungary, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Sustainability is a key focus area for Budapest Airport, and, within that, e-mobility is one of the six most important pillars. This is why the airport operator has been placing a strong emphasis for years on the development of an electric charging network, both inside and outside… Read the full press release

dnata installs rooftop solar power system at its cargo and catering facilities at Changi Airport

Rooftop power plant to reduce air services provider’s electricity-related carbon emissions by 20% in Singapore   Initiative is part of dnata’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint by 20% by 2024 globally Singapore, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, continues to invest in infrastructure and equipment to… Read the full press release

Metrolink provided free rides on Earth Day to encourage people in helping improve air quality in southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink provided free rides today ( APRIL 22, 2022) on Earth Day to encourage people to take the train and help the air quality in southern California. Riding the train instead of driving can lessen CO2 emissions and limit harmful pollutants released into the environment. Metrolink… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport invests in three additional electric vans to its operations

London, UK, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has invested in three additional electric Nissan e-NV200 vans to its landside and airside operations. The new Nissan e-NV200 vans were provided by Trenton Nissan in Hull and the vehicles have previously been awarded former International Van of the Year, this brings the total number… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Saves the Earth by Planting Indian Almond Trees on Earth Day

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 2022-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ —Ways to save Mother Earth, no matter how small it is when it is done continuously will impact the positive one to the planet we live in. To celebrate the annual global event of Earth Day on 22nd April 2022, Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach has… Read the full press release

Boeing supports Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture’s research with $10 million commitment

Company to support the Center’s work to conduct groundbreaking research with a five-year, $10 million contribution Boeing joins inaugural Center supporter FedEx as well as Southwest Airlines in supporting the study of natural carbon capture CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: B.A.] today (April 21, 2022) announced its support of an… Read the full press release

British Airways launches the BA Better World Community Fund

The BA Better World Community Fund will further support organisations and projects in communities across the UK Charities and social enterprise groups are invited to apply for funding through the airline’s Crowdfunder page. The airline is supporting four organisations for its first round of funding, including Fantasy Wings, Global Grooves, Energy Garden and Black2Nature London, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use SAF produced on a commercial scale in the UK

British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) produced on a commercial scale in the UK after signing a multi-year agreement with Phillips 66 Limited SAF is produced from sustainable sources such as waste gases, crop and forestry residues, household and commercial waste and used cooking oil, and… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings releases its inaugural Climate Action Plan

Booking Holdings Also Publishes Its Third Annual Sustainability Report NORWALK, Conn., 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 22, 2022), Booking Holdings released its inaugural Climate Action Plan, the first of its kind for any global online travel company. The Climate Action Plan functions as a strategic framework for how Booking Holdings intends to… Read the full press release

Finnair part of oneworld’s joint commitment to purchase more than 350 million gallons of SAF

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the oneworld® Alliance plan to purchase up to 200 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, in the second such joint commitment by the global airline alliance in four months. Delivery of the fuel will commence from 2027,… Read the full press release

SFO: Harvey Milk Terminal 1 the first airport in the world to earn LEED v4 Platinum certification

Airport’s newest terminal uses 60% less energy than comparable facilities SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that Harvey Milk Terminal 1 has become the first airport terminal in the world to earn “Platinum” certification using the latest standards from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental… Read the full press release

JAL participates in the “Plastic Circular Challenge 2025”

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL has announced its participation in the “Plastic Circular Challenge 2025” (hereinafter referred to as “this framework”) organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature Japan (hereinafter referred to as “WWF Japan”(*1)). Through the promotion of the 3R (Reduce/Reuse/Recycle) + 1 (Redesign), we have set a goal… Read the full press release

PATA welcomes the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) as its newest government member

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) as its newest government member. STB’s mission is to shape a dynamic tourism landscape for Singapore in partnership with industry and community. PATA CEO Liz Ortiguera said, “I am truly honoured to… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to recognise the Sunflower

British Airways has partnered with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to formally recognise the Sunflower Satisfaction among customers with accessibility needs has more than doubled following the airline’s investment in recent years in a number of initiatives, including a specialist customer care team for travellers who require additional assistance Increasing the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ sustainability plan featured in Vision 2045’s United Nations Sustainable Development Goals campaign

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) is excited to announce it has joined the Vision 2045 campaign, a collaboration among multiple organizations and companies to share films and resources that aim to inspire businesses and people to take action toward a more sustainable future. “Southwest® is honored to be part… Read the full press release

Qatar Aircraft Catering Company reaches its environmental sustainability target in a year by recycling more than one million kilograms of plastic waste

QACC distributed over 40,000 linen items, including blankets, mattresses and duvets to home shelters and refugee camps around the globe The catering subsidiary cuts equipment weight by 257 tonnes a year resulting in reduction of CO2 emissions DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC), the aircraft catering subsidiary of Qatar… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed tourism leaders’ commitment to place sustainability and inclusivity at the heart of the sector’s restart and recovery

Americas, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed a pledge made by tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit to realign the sector along a path of greater resilience and sustainability. The tourism trade event welcomed the Ministers of Tourism of Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras, alongside high/level representatives of the governments of both Brazil and… Read the full press release

UNWTO welcomed tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit

Americas, 2022-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has welcomed a pledge made by tourism leaders at the Adventure Next Latin America summit to realign the sector along a path of greater resilience and sustainability. The tourism trade event welcomed the Ministers of Tourism of Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Honduras, alongside high/level representatives of the governments of both Brazil… Read the full press release