Gerald R. Ford International Airport prepares for a patriotic welcome home for military members and veterans on Thanksgiving holiday

Grand Rapids, MI, 2019-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A patriotic welcome home for West Michigan troops and other festivities are on tap for the Thanksgiving holiday – one of the busiest times of the year at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA). On Wednesday, November 27th, airport volunteers including therapy dog teams, and the… Read the full press release

Boeing announces a $10.4 million charitable grants to support veterans nonprofit organizations worldwide

Company exceeds three-year, $25 million veterans grants target by $2.4 million Funds will support recovery and rehabilitation programs and workforce transition services CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Nov. 11, 2019) announced a $10.4 million charitable grants package to… Read the full press release

British Airways creates a heroes’ send-off to a group of World War Two veterans

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways pulled out all the stops to create a heroes’ send-off as soon as it heard a group of World War Two veterans were travelling to the Netherlands for the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. The group returned to the Netherlands to retrace their personal journeys… Read the full press release

Massport honors veterans at Worcester Regional Airport

JetBlue, American, and Delta Providing Roundtrip Tickets for Veterans     WORCESTER, ENGLAND, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 05, 2019), the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) joined local, state, and federal elected officials in a ceremony to honor veterans at Worcester Regional Airport (ORH). The event, which also marks the 750,000th passenger milestone, highlighted a special donation… Read the full press release

CDA will again offer flights to Veterans for the 12th season of Honor Flight Chicago

Chicago, IL, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced it will once again welcome military veterans from the Chicago area to Midway International Airport for day-trips to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Monuments.  For the first time, the 12th season of Honor Flight Chicago (HFC) will include Vietnam War… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces Operation Homefront as one of its new philanthropic partners

Hotel Company Pledges $300,000, including more than 2,000 Room Nights to Help Unite Veterans and Active Military Families beginning this Holiday Season ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is celebrating Veteran’s Day by announcing that Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announced new benefits and programs to honor military personnel, veterans and their families

New commitments include first-ever Veteran and Military Rate, strengthened career placement and development for veterans and military spouses, and further engagement with veteran-owned businesses CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (October 26, 2018) announced new benefits and programs that demonstrate a… Read the full press release

British Airways signs up to the UK Armed Forces Covenant; offers 10% discount to servicemen and women, veterans and their families

LONDON, 2016-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has become the first airline to pledge support for the military community and their families by signing up to the UK Armed Forces Covenant. British Airways recognises it has an important role to play in supporting the Armed Forces and their families.  It has also committed to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines takes veterans from Alaska to Washington, D.C. to view their war memorials for the first time

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is flying 23 military veterans and their guardians from the state of Alaska to Washington, D.C., to view their war memorials. Veterans on today’s Honor Flight fought in World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Veterans from Anchorage, Ketchikan and Fort Yukon will be treated to… Read the full press release

Knott’s Berry Farm: Free admission for veterans and active military personnel in honor of our nation’s Veteran’s Day holiday

November 1, 2015 Through December 20, 2015  BUENA PARK, Calif., 2015-10-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Knott’s Berry Farm continues its tradition of honoring the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military, both past and present, with free admission during its 26th annual Military Tribute. Knott’s is the only theme park that has… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo extends free admission to all active, veteran and retired U.S. military personnel on Veterans Day, November 11, 2013

Giraffe exploring spacious exhibit, but no set viewing hours Seattle, WA, United States, 2013-11-8 — / — On a foggy morning last week, Misawa (pronounced me-saw-wah), Woodland Park Zoo’s male baby giraffe, took his first, long steps onto the African Savanna. Since his birth, the 3 month old has been on view to visitors in an outdoor corral. Introductions… Read the full press release