Cathay, The Hub Hong Kong and Articoin to facilitate new and sustainable fundraising channels for NGOs

NFT for Good: Hong Kong NGO The Hub Collaborates with Cathay and Articoin for ‘My Home in Sham Shui Po’ Project, Minting 5,000 Green NFTs for Charity Fundraising Committed to Supporting the SDGs Adopted by the United Nations, Revitalise and Reshape Charity Affairs during COVID and beyond Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

TUI Group relaunches enhanced TUI Collection, offering selection of high quality, original, and more sustainable tours and activities

Berlin, Germany, 2022-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Group, one of the world’s leading tourism groups, has revamped, expanded and relaunched the TUI Collection, one of the largest portfolios of original, branded experiences in the travel industry. The relaunch continues the Group’s strategic focus on tours and activities as a key growth pillar and… Read the full press release

London City Airport sets out roadmap to become the first net zero airport in London by 2030

LCY sets out roadmap for the airport to achieve net zero carbon by 2030 Data shows that 73% of passengers access the airport by public and sustainable transport, the highest percentage of any UK airport Recent polling commissioned by London City Airport, conducted by YouGov, found that 82% of passengers believe it is important for… Read the full press release

The Apurva Kempinski Bali announces launch of Sustainable Wedding Package

Bali, Indonesia, 2022-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Apurva Kempinski Bali and partners have come together to inspire and seek ways of addressing the important topic of sustainability with another breakthrough at the resort, this time in the form of a Sustainable Wedding Package. To promote the activation of this movement, similar-minded key partners are invited. They… Read the full press release

GBTA Canada partners with C-SAF to advance more sustainable future for business travel industry in Canada

GBTA Canada announces partnership with the Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels to advance SAF in Canada Toronto, Canada, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Sustainability has moved to the front of the agenda for economies, companies and the world at large. It is also a priority for the business travel industry, as revealed in… Read the full press release

Emirates helps preserve Dubai’s desert environment through ongoing investment at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For almost 20 years, Emirates has helped support a sustainable and balanced ecosystem at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) through an ongoing investment of over AED 28 million (USD $7.6million). The funding has helped to preserve Dubai’s unique desert environment that is teeming with indigenous flora and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines trades plastic water bottles to more sustainable solutions

Alaska launches the U.S. industry’s first water service free of single-use plastic bottles and plastic cups; introduces paper cups and main cabin expansion of Boxed Water cartons SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ inflight water service is getting a planet-friendly upgrade. Starting tomorrow, the airline is trading plastic water bottles for… Read the full press release

VisitBritain to promote Britain’s sustainable tourism offer at COP26 Summit

London, UK, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With the COP26 Summit fast approaching in Glasgow, national tourism agency VisitBritain is taking the opportunity to promote Britain’s sustainable tourism offer across international markets. VisitBritain’s latest international consumer research showed that more than two-thirds of travellers surveyed across 13 countries are thinking more about sustainability and the environmental… Read the full press release

Liz Ortiguera, CEO of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA): wellness and sustainable luxury tourism are on the rise

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Virtual PATA Wellness and Luxury Travel Conference and Mart 2021, taking place from October 20-22. The event is organised in partnership with Platinum Sponsor, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and Official Virtual Platform Partner, Zipevent Co., Ltd. This niche-themed event… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific highlights its commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at its Sustainable Development Report 2020

Sustainable Aviation Fuel, carbon offsetting and reducing emissions are key to achieving greener aviation Hong Kong, China, 2021-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming one of the first airlines in Asia to establish a timeline for making carbon neutrality a reality. The… Read the full press release

World’s first passenger flight performed with sustainable synthetic kerosene

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2021-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. This was announced today (08 February 2021) during the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) in The Hague. Shell, producer of the sustainable kerosene… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with ZeroAvia on sustainable flying

ZeroAvia recently completed the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft as it aims to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable aviation Partnership with British Airways is part of parent IAG’s Hangar 51 tech accelerator programme and reflects the importance the airline is placing on sustainability Announcement comes in the week… Read the full press release

CWT and GBTA publish ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’ report

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, and GBTA have published today (Feb 26, 2020) ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’. The report’s findings stem from a large-scale brainstorm session on this topic, hosted during the GBTA Conference 2019 Munich and attended by… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport staff recognized for significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of Russia’s transportation system

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 25, 2020, the Minister of Transportation of the Russian Federation awarded the staff of Sheremetyevo International Airport a plaque “In Commemoration of the 210th Anniversary of the Transportation Department and Education” for their significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of the country’s transportation… Read the full press release

UNWTO to support sustainable tourism growth in Greece

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and offer the United Nations’ specialized agency’s support as the country works to grow and diversify its tourism sector. Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili was in… Read the full press release

WE to expand its sustainable development efforts in Kabolwo, Kenya through Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott International’s travel program, Marriott Bonvoy, pledges to support implementation of sustainable development projects in Kabolwo through WE TORONTO, CANADA, 2020-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ —Today (JANUARY 29, 2020), WE announces the expansion of the organization’s sustainable development efforts through a new community partnership with Kabolwo, a rural region in Bomet County, Kenya, made possible by… Read the full press release

A business jet refuelled with sustainable aviation fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20.01.2020), a business aircraft was refuelled with a blend of sustainable and conventional fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time. Thanks to the close collaboration between Jet Aviation, Zurich Airport and Finnish renewable jet fuel producer Neste “Sustainable Aviation Fuel” (SAF) will be made available… Read the full press release

Flughafen München GmbH and Deutsche Lufthansa AG to expands partnership in the sustainable development of the Munich hub

Extension of partnership and expansion of Terminal 2 COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH) are planning to intensify and continue their strategic cooperation in the sustainable development of the Munich hub. In a “Letter of Intent” (LoI) signed today (16-DEC-2019), the two partners announced their… Read the full press release

Qantas Group expands commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a major expansion of the airline’s commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. With actions starting from today, the national carrier will: Immediately double the number of flights being offset Cap net emissions from 2020 onwards… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ brand new Boeing 777-300ER delivered using sustainable aviation fuel

Boeing 777-300ER flown from Everett, WA to Japan using LanzaTech’s sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste gas derived ethanol. ANA selected by Japan’s NEDO for sustainable aviation fuel production, the latest effort by ANA to maintain its leadership in sustainability. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star… Read the full press release

Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism

Riviera Maya, Mexico, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Mayakoba is a leader in sustainable tourism, implementing incredibly extensive, eco-friendly conservation practices property-wide.  The five-star luxury resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has been awarded the Rainforest Alliance Certification.  From energy and water conservation to responsible,… Read the full press release

Travelzoo and Deutsche Bahn partner to promote sustainable travel with exclusive deals to consumers in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Germany’s national railway company, Deutsche Bahn, and Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO) have joined forces to promote sustainable travel by offering during six months six time-limited, exclusive deals to consumers in Germany. This campaign is Travelzoo’s biggest initiative this year to promote sustainable travel in cooperation with Deutsche Bahn. Travelzoo, a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for… Read the full press release

ADB and PATA team up with Plug and Play to develop technologies in the space of sustainable tourism

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a non-profit membership association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism within the Asia Pacific region, have teamed up with Plug and Play, a global open innovation platform to develop… Read the full press release

Lufthansa’s first Changemaker Challenge seeks ideas for sustainable innovation in Travel and Mobility

Lufthansa Innovation Hub, Lufthansa Group, Expedia Group, Google, and Uber seek digital and tech solutions to make travel and mobility more sustainable  Ideas can be submitted online until October 30, 2019. Early-stage startups, students, and young professionals worldwide are welcome to participate Finalists will pitch their ideas on stage at the “Lufthansa Group Innovation Forum”… Read the full press release

IATA: 2019 World Financial Symposium (WFS) to focus on the theme of shaping a sustainable future together

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2019 World Financial Symposium (WFS) will focus on the theme of shaping a sustainable future together: airlines, IATA and partners. The world’s airlines are expected to report their 10th consecutive annual profit in 2019, but earnings are being squeezed. In June IATA… Read the full press release

New Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Home on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Flight from Seattle to Cairo represents the longest 787 delivery flight using sustainable fuel Delivery flight launches Boeing program that offer operators the option to use sustainable fuel for flight home SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today (July 23, 2019) delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR via a lease agreement… Read the full press release

Royal Livingstone by Anantara Empowers Women and Supports Sustainable Farming in Zambia

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara is proudly proving that authentic luxury can be enriched by adopting a mindful and holistic approach to day-to-day operations. The property’s recent initiatives incorporate smallholders into the hotel’s procurement process as part of its drive to empower local communities through sustainability… Read the full press release

Singita collaborates with sustainable sandal brand, Amanu

Cape Town, South Africa, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita, a leading conservation and ecotourism operator, along with US-based sustainable sandal brand, Amanu, are working together to teach the ancient craft of sandal making to a select group of Singita employees, giving guests the opportunity to design a pair of custom made sandals at lodges in… Read the full press release

IATA research shows passengers want governments to encourage development of sustainable aviation fuels to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments considering a Dutch proposal for an EU-wide tax on air tickets to listen to what their citizens want. IATA-commissioned research shows that air passengers want governments to encourage the development of new technologies and sustainable aviation fuels to… Read the full press release

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to invest in the construction of Europe’s first sustainable kerosene plant

Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is set to invest in the construction of Europe’s first sustainable kerosene plant. The plant will be constructed by SkyNRG, the global market leader in sustainable fuels for the aviation industry. Based in Delfzijl, the plant will be dedicated specifically to the production of… Read the full press release