Gerry’s dnata achieves IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Gerry’s dnata, the leading ground services provider in Pakistan, has marked an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to safety and security. The company has achieved IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan, and obtained ISAGO Station Accreditation at Karachi International Airport following successful completion… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

AHLA launches a month-long campaign to raise public awareness on sexual assault

Month-Long Campaign Kicks Off With a Demonstration of Solidarity from AHLA’s 2019 Board of Directors SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) is launching a month-long campaign along with member companies and national partners to raise public awareness… Read the full press release

Key points on trekking Kilimanjaro and successful summit climb tips

Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tips for successful climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, brought to you by Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris Ltd. A – Mental and physical preparation: Prepare psychologically and be positive that you can. If you work in office regularly, spare some time for gym exercise to stretch muscles and increase lung capacity… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport fire station handed over

Mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy McCann and Partners completed the MEP design for a £5m state of the art fire station at Bristol Airport, which has now been handed over. Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — This is the latest in a series of developments that McCann and Partners have and will be undertaking… Read the full press release

Firefighting apprentices land permanent roles at George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has added two new firefighters to its team following the successful completion of its ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ programme. Katie Wilgar, aged 20 from East Belfast, and Dean McGlade, aged 23 from Carrickfergus, have become the latest recruits to find employment with the… Read the full press release

It was a buck’s party that went horribly wrong… Aussie traveller takes out Fast Cover Travel Insurance and saves $87, 171.70 on medical and out of pocket holiday costs

Aussies Thailand Bucks Party turns into Family Nightmare SYDNEY, Australia, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — House prices are almost the same as medical attention overseas! Aussie battler racks up a $87, 171.70 travel insurance claim. Mitchell Magro’s life was in jeopardy from the minute he arrived in Ko Samui, Thailand. Both his lungs collapsed followed… Read the full press release

Athens Airport becomes the first airport in Europe to trial facial biometrics solution, SITA Smart Path

Greece’s largest airport becomes Europe’s first to use biometric identity at security. Athens, Greece, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying with Aegean Airlines from Athens International Airport are being offered a faster, more efficient journey through the airport by merely scanning their face at check-in and at security points. Athens Airport has become the… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways provides enhanced safety training to flight attendants with latest VR technology developed by NEC Corporation

Airline maintains its technological leadership with latest initiative. ANA incorporates advanced technological solutions developed by NEC to continue setting the standard for in-flight service. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has begun using the latest virtual reality (VR) technology developed… Read the full press release

Oman Air hosted an engaging forum on Emergency Response Planning

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, recently hosted an engaging forum on Emergency Response Planning which took place at Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) auditorium. The forum was conducted by a team of Malaysian Airlines officials who had flown in from Kuala Lumpur,… Read the full press release

Marriott International will provide a live webcast of its upcoming Security Analyst Meeting

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (03/12/2019) it will provide a live webcast of its upcoming Security Analyst Meeting.   The webcast will be available on Monday, March 18, 2019 from approximately 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Eastern Time (EDT). Topics to be discussed at the meeting… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport announces the opening of two brand-new fire stations at the eastern and western sections of the airport grounds

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The 145-strong fire department at Brussels Airport now operates from two brand-new fire stations, which are located in the eastern and western sections of the airport grounds. The low-energy fire stations are specifically designed for responding to emergency situations and provide plenty of space for housing the fire… Read the full press release

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport first to purchase veriScan as airport-wide biometric aircraft boarding solution

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport first to purchase veriScan as airport-wide biometric aircraft boarding solution Washington, D.C., USA, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Monday that Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) recently awarded it a contract for implementation of an Airports Authority-designed biometric screening system known as veriScan™. The… Read the full press release

ACI World releases the first edition of its ACI Combatting Human Trafficking Handbook

Free resource draws on experience of airports that are already taking action Montreal, Canada, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (March 4, 2019) published the first edition of its ACI Combatting Human Trafficking Handbook, a free resource providing real-life examples of the work that airports are doing to help in… Read the full press release

IATA at AVSEC World conference in Miami: stakeholders must focus on global standards, information-sharing, risk-based analysis and emerging threats to secure aviation

Miami, FL, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast doubling of passenger demand to reach 8.2 billion by 2037. “Flying is secure. But keeping it that way… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces new navigation technique that enhances safety and results in more efficient operations

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Flight Operations has developed a new navigation technique that allows the airline to carry additional cargo into Kabul International airport. The innovative missed-approach procedure developed by the airline has replaced an older technique that required cargo bound for Kabul to be offloaded in Dubai during low-cloud… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson’s Fire & Emergency Services marks Heart Month with the installation of over 250 new Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)

Major enhancement of emergency preparedness measures underway at Toronto Pearson, protecting airport community and passengers with new training and equipment TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Coinciding with Heart Month in Canada, Toronto Pearson’s Fire & Emergency Services has completed a total overhaul of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) at Canada’s largest airport. The program… Read the full press release

St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog teams to bring enjoyment and help alleviate the anxiety of passengers at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Fifteen Therapy Dog Teams Join the Welcome Team Volunteer Program at Canada’s Largest Airport TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Toronto Pearson International Airport and the St. John Ambulance (SJA) Therapy Dog Program are partnering to bring the friendly faces of 15 therapy dog teams to YYZ. As part of the Toronto Pearson Welcome… Read the full press release

WTTC and IBMATA partner to enhance border security with biometric technology

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA) announce a partnership to promote safe, secure and seamless travel across international borders making best use of new and emerging technology, while enhancing border security. WTTC represents the global private sector of… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® to serve guests prestigious Vero Still and Sparkling water fleetwide starting this spring

Transition to Vero Water® purification system will eliminate approximately 2 million plastic water bottles annually across the Regent fleet MIAMI, Fla, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the leading luxury ocean cruise line, today (Feb. 11, 2019)  announced it will serve guests prestigious Vero Still and Sparkling water  fleetwide starting this spring. Vero is… Read the full press release

ACI World publishes new Advisory Bulletin for airports on drone-related disruption to aircraft operations

New Advisory Bulletin on drone-related disruption to aircraft operations published Montreal, Canada, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (January 28, 2019) published an Advisory Bulletin to help airports address the risks posed by drone-related disruption to aircraft operations. ACI World believes that, while regulators and police will likely be… Read the full press release

IATA to focus on Disrupters and Enablers to Aviation Security at the 2019 AVSEC World Conference, Miami, 26-28 February

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Disrupters and Enablers to Aviation Security” will be the theme for the 2019 AVSEC World Conference (Miami, 26-28 February). “Innovations in security screening technology, passenger processing and risk management have contributed to improvements in aviation security and the customer experience…. Read the full press release

Aviareto, SITA and the Irish Government joint venture, celebrates One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets

One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets Dublin, Ireland, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviareto, the joint venture between SITA and the Irish Government, is celebrating its one millionth registration of aircraft assets. Aviareto holds the contract with the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to operate the International Registry… Read the full press release

ACI World delivers the 100th review in its Airport Excellence (APEX) in Safety programme

APEX promotes safer airport operations and cooperation throughout the industry Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (January 20, 2019) delivered the 100th review in its Airport Excellence (APEX) in Safety programme which  promotes best safety practices in airport operations, utilizing the expertise and cooperation of the community of… Read the full press release

Finavia gives three childcare rooms at Helsinki Airport a fresh look

Three of Helsinki Airport’s childcare rooms have been redecorated with new wooden baby care tables, Finnish art, designer chairs and more. Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia constantly develops services for families at Helsinki Airport. This autumn, three of the airport’s childcare rooms were redecorated. You can find the childcare rooms in the… Read the full press release

Hyatt invites ethical hackers to test Hyatt websites and mobile apps for potential vulnerabilities through its public bug bounty program with HackerOne

Adds an additional layer to Hyatt’s cyber security strategy CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (January 9, 2019) announced the launch of a public bug bounty program with HackerOne in which ethical hackers are invited to test Hyatt websites and mobile apps for potential vulnerabilities and securely disclose them to Hyatt…. Read the full press release

EASA High Level Conference on Drones to discuss new European drone regulation and explore the future drone market

Cologne, Germany, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Drone experts from all over the world are gathering in Amsterdam on 27-28 November 2018 for this year’s EASA High Level Conference on Drones. During the 2-day conference, policy makers, drone specialists and industry leaders will discuss the new European drone regulation and explore the future drone market…. Read the full press release

King Shaka International Airport wins the Aviation Security Award at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards

Durban, South Africa, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), one of Airports Company South Africa’s leading international airports, won the Aviation Security Award, at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards, which took place at Galleria in Sandton on Friday 16th November 2018. The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) introduced the… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland, City officials work on improving the quality of life for the area’s residents

Draft plan designed to keep most big rigs away from homes, improve safety Oakland, Calif., 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Port of Oakland and City officials are circulating a draft plan to reduce the impact of transport trucks on local streets.  Called the West Oakland Truck Management Plan, it’s intended to improve the quality of… Read the full press release

SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China: Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology

Survey shows increased investment in IT to manage China’s fast-growing industry Beijing, China, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology to equip new airports and terminals and manage rising passenger numbers. The SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China show that as airline passenger numbers in China rose nearly 13%… Read the full press release