SINGITA TAKES TOP HONOURS WITH TWO COVETED CONSERVATION AWARDS

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

Alaska Airline takes next step in its sustainability journey and goal of reducing inflight waste through partnership with Lonely Whale

SEATTLE, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Lonely Whale today announced the airlines’ initiative to replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its airport lounges and on all domestic and international commercial flights starting July 16, 2018. The initiative is one of many in Alaska Airlines’ push for… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation presented an award for sustainability to The Grove, Inc. (TGI) for its commitment to sustainability at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-4-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) presented an award for sustainability to The Grove, Inc. (TGI) for its commitment to sustainability at O’Hare International Airport. The event highlighted TGI’s achievement of the highest level of certification under the CDA Sustainable Airport Manual(SAM) Concession & Tenants – Operation… Read the full press release

FAA’s Christa Fornarotto to present Sustainability Guidance for airports at 6th Annual Airports Going Green Conference Nov. 12-14, 2013 in Chicago

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation is pleased to announce that FAA Associate Administrator for Airports, Christa Fornarotto, will join us at this year’s Airports Going Green conference to present Sustainability Guidance for airports. The Airports Going Green Conference will be held on November 12-14, 2013 at the Chicago Mart… Read the full press release

Airports Going Green Conference November 12-14, 2013, many special events for attendees

DIRTT Chicago Green Learning Center Soiree – O’Hare Airfield Tour – O’Hare Indoor Urban Garden Reception Chicago, Il, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airports Going Green, November 12-14, 2013, offers many exciting events for attendees! DIRTT Chicago Green Learning Center Soiree Come relax and enjoy drinks and organic, locally-sourced appetizers at DIRTT (Doing it Right This Time) Green… Read the full press release

Air France management presented an update on Transform 2015 plan to the Central Works Council

2013-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — This morning as planned, Air France management presented an update on Transform 2015 to the Central Works Council. Air France’s recovery has begun and Transform 2015 is taking effect. In the first half, the implementation of measures led operating income to increase by 100 million euros. However, in 2013, the Air France… Read the full press release

Fairmont expands sustainability efforts

Luxury brand expands its sustainability efforts to more effectively support its communities and achieve positive, long term change  2013-04-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — More than two decades after Fairmont Hotels & Resorts led the foray into environmental stewardship with the launch of its highly acclaimed and industry-leading Green Partnership program, the luxury hotel brand is again raising the bar… Read the full press release