Weeva partners with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Lindsey Walter (Co-Founder, Weeva) with Glenn Mandziuk (CEO) and Wolfgang M. Neumann (Chair) of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

London, UK, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has welcomed the sustainability management platform Weeva as an affiliate member to help drive collaboration on industry resilience and data-led sustainability.   Designed by sustainable tourism experts, Weeva champions small, sustainable actions, backed by consistent data management, to boost efficiency and, ultimately, profitability within the industry. The… Read the full press release

Frankfurt Airport Trials Revolutionary Walk-Through Security Scanner for Passenger Convenience

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport began testing the world’s first walk-through security scanner for passengers at Frankfurt Airport. The R&S QPS Walk2000 from Rohde & Schwarz is designed to speed up security checks. The first of these scanners is currently in use in Concourse A of Terminal 1. Passengers… Read the full press release

San José Airport Introduces BBGo Autonomous Mobility Vehicle for Enhanced Passenger Experience

SAN JOSE, CA, 2023-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) hosts the Station Managers of each airline serving the Airport for a live demonstration of the BBGo Autonomous Personal Mobility Vehicle by San José-based tech start-up, Blueberry Technology. The devices are meant to supplement mobility needs for those who do not want… Read the full press release

Travelzoo Unveils Travelzoo META, a Members-Only Metaverse Travel Experience Service

NEW YORK, NY, 2023-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of people visiting Times Square were stopped in their tracks. Splashed across the façade of NASDAQ’s headquarters yesterday were fantastical animals from the Metaverse. Travelzoo META’s Travel Companions gazed out at onlookers and announced with their presence that the future of travel is here. Travelzoo®… Read the full press release

Cathay Cargo Expands Booking Convenience through Digital Link to Kuehne+Nagel’s System

Pilot API scheme demonstrates real benefits for customers with quick access to Cathay Cargo inventory and booking through freight forwarder’s own system Hong Kong, China, 2023-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its focus on customer-centricity, Cathay Cargo has widened its sales distribution channel by placing its rates and availability in Kuehne+Nagel’s own… Read the full press release

Aruba Successfully Implements Digital Passport Technology, Eliminating Physical Passport Requirement for Travelers

Aruba is exploring rolling out Digital Travel Credentials across the island Montreal, Canada, 2023-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, and the Government of Aruba showcased the successful implementation of verifiable digital credential technology, eliminating the need for passengers to show their physical passport when arriving… Read the full press release

Delaware North Introduces DUUUVAL Express: Amazon-Powered Checkout-Free Store at Jacksonville Jaguars’ Stadium

DUUUVAL Express brings first autonomous shopping experience to this NFL venue and will offer refreshments and freshly prepared hot food items JACKSONVILLE, Fla., 2023-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, a global hospitality and entertainment company, announced a new store with Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology and Amazon One. Designed to eliminate checkout lines, DUUUVAL Express… Read the full press release

ITB Berlin 2024: Calling Travel Industry Innovators for Cutting-Edge Insights and Solutions

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — ITB Berlin eTravel Stage and ITB Innovation Radar give voice to the travel industry’s trailblazers at ITB Berlin, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show. Both are open for submissions now, paving the way for the exciting ITB Berlin 2024 packed with cutting-edge insights, solutions, and technologies. ITB… Read the full press release

SITA Enables Off-Airport Baggage Service Alltheway to Offer Seamless Bag Tracking and Delivery

Alltheway will allow passengers and airlines to track bags on and off airport using SITA Bag Journey Paris, France, 2023-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA technology is powering a new and convenient baggage service from French start-up Alltheway, enabling passengers traveling from Paris to check in and drop off their bags from their home… Read the full press release

Hilton Partners with Tesla to Create Largest EV Charging Network in Hospitality Industry

Plan dramatically accelerates ability to meet growing demand for overnight Electric Vehicle charging during hotel stays McLEAN, Va., 2023-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Through an expanded agreement with Tesla, Hilton announced that, beginning in early 2024, up to 20,000 Tesla Universal Wall Connectors are slated to be installed at 2,000 hotels in the U.S.,… Read the full press release

KLM Collaborates with Electric Flying Connection for Unique Electric Flight Experience, Gaining Insights into Sustainable Aviation Logistics

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — On 28 and 29 August, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and the trade association Electric Flying Connection (EFC) offered a group of KLM guests a unique opportunity to experience the future of flying. The eighteen guests received a trial electric flying lesson aboard a Pipistrel Velis Electro, supervised… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo Enhances Digital Booking Experience through Partnership with CargoAi’s CargoMART Platform

The new channel unlocks more choice for customers, empowering them with real-time pricing and capacity information on Emirates SkyCargo services Dubai, UAE, 2023-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo is now live on CargoAi’s marketplace solution, CargoMART, further advancing its digital customer experience and optimizing the booking process with real-time information. The partnership launched… Read the full press release

dnata Partners with Speedcargo to Revolutionize Etihad Cargo Services with AI-Powered Solutions at Singapore Changi Airport

Partnership with Speedcargo to transform airfreight operations Etihad Cargo becomes first customer to take advantage of technology in Singapore ‘Cargo Eye’ and ‘Assemble’ maximise flight cargo capacity, improving operational efficiencies Singapore, 2023-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has partnered with logistics technology solutions provider Speedcargo to deliver cutting-edge… Read the full press release

Black Sheep Coffee Expands to UK Airports with Innovative Tech-Driven Branch at London Luton Airport

Luton, UK, 2023-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Fast growing coffeehouse chain Black Sheep Coffee has continued its UK expansion drive with the opening of its first UK airside airport location at London Luton Airport (LLA). The new, 200 m2, state of the art coffeehouse opened LLA’s departure lounge this month and, alongside its 100%… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s New Electric Buses Get ‘Out of This World’ Names Courtesy of Local School Children

London, UK, 2023-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — At the beginning of this year, pupils of Winford Church of England Primary School were asked to come up with the names of the new fully electric buses at Bristol Airport. The students were invited to suggest ‘space-themed’ names for the four fully electric CoBuses – the… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport Leads Global Collaboration to Launch Smart Data Hub Handbook for Aviation Industry Advancement

Doha, Qatar, 2023-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (DOH) has taken a leading role in fostering collaboration among top airports worldwide, resulting in the production of an industry handbook known as the Smart Data Hub (SDH). Released under the patronage of Airport Council International (ACI), and the stewardship of ACI’s World Airports… Read the full press release

UNWTO Recognizes Innovative Startups Driving Morocco’s Tourism Recovery and Sustainability

Africa, 2023-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO has recognized the most influential innovators reshaping tourism in the Kingdom of Morocco. The finalists of the first Moroccan Tourism Startup Competition showcase the power of the sector for driving post-pandemic recovery, protecting cultural and natural heritage and providing opportunities for both rural and urban communities. After… Read the full press release

Weeva joins the ATTA Evolution

Weeva - sustainability data management tool

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Aug-4 — /Travel PR News/ — ATTA®, Weeva and Wesgro will be partnering tonight, 3rd August 2023, to host the first-ever ATTA® Evolution networking event in Cape Town.    Industry leaders and local members will gather at The Bailey to “Connect through Conversation” and share their experiences and ideas to create and… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport Enhances Passenger Experience with Innovative Digital Wayfinding and QR Codes

Doha, Qatar, 2023-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (DOH) is elevating its passenger’s airport experience with the introduction of innovative digital wayfinding. QR Codes are leveraged to provide easy to use wayfinding solution through different digital touchpoints conveniently located across the airport’s expansive terminal. Whether trying to navigate from ORCHARD to LampBear,… Read the full press release

SITA Partners with Indicio to Accelerate Digital Identity Solutions for Seamless Travel

The technology enables a passenger to securely create a digital credential held on their mobile wallet Geneva, Switzerland, 2023-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA announced a co-innovation agreement with Indicio, the market leader in open-source verifiable data technology and trusted digital ecosystems, to accelerate the development and deployment of digital identities for travel. As… Read the full press release

The First Digital Nomad Conference in Ireland

Digital Nomad Conference in Ireland

NomadÉire Presents the First Irish Digital Nomad Conference Tralee, Ireland: 28-31 August Tralee, Ireland, 2023-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — NomadÉire is excited to announce the launch of the first Irish Digital Nomad Conference in Tralee, set to take place at the end of August. This ground-breaking event not only celebrates the digital nomad lifestyle… Read the full press release

Hyatt Partners with Sabre to Enhance Reservation System and Guest Experience

Hyatt hotels worldwide will deploy Sabre technology, supporting advanced connectivity and distribution in an effort to drive even more high-quality revenue to owners and get closer to guests CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced a new technology agreement between affiliates of Hyatt and Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading provider… Read the full press release

British Airways Trials New Digital Wayfinding Tool for London Heathrow Passengers

British Airways is trialling new digital wayfinding technology to support customers travelling through London Heathrow Terminal 5 and Terminal 3 this summer The new technology provides connecting customers with clear instructions to help them navigate from their arrival gate to their onward departure gate With customers gearing up for summer holidays, British Airways offers advice to… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Introduces Award-Winning Self-Bag Drop with Biometric Photo-Matching at Orlando International Airport

The Carrier’s Largest Self-Bag Drop System Launches at Orlando International Airport MIRAMAR, Fla., 2023-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines’ (NYSE: SAVE) Guests can now breeze through check-in at Orlando International Airport (MCO) with the addition of the airline’s award-winning self-bag drop with biometric photo-matching. Spirit today celebrated 30 years of service in Orlando with the… Read the full press release

Heathrow Partners with Mr. Men Little Miss to Launch Interactive Mobile Game for Young Travellers

London, UK, 2023-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has partnered with Mr. Men Little Miss to create a mobile game to entertain young travellers at the airport over the summer holiday period. The game features Mr. Adventure and Little Miss Explorer, characters created exclusively for Heathrow. It can be easily accessed by scanning a… Read the full press release

SITA Partners with Airports Authority of India for Technological Transformation of 43 Airports

The deal marks the largest-ever adoption of cloud-based technologies for passenger and baggage processing amidst a booming Indian aviation market New Delhi, India, 2023-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the travel and transport industry, secured a landmark deal with Airports Authority of India to support one of the biggest growth… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport Partners with Plugit Finland to Establish Charging Area for Electric Taxis

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — “Hundreds of electric taxis visit Helsinki Airport every day, and the number is growing. We are pleased that, in cooperation with Plugit Finland, we will be able to offer taxis operating at the airport their own charging area in a central location. We believe that the new… Read the full press release

UNWTO and Alpitour World Partner to Drive Innovation and Sustainability in Tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO will work with Alpitour World as a strategic partner to advance innovation, education and sustainability across every part of the tourism sector. Reflecting UNWTO’s focus on harnessing the power of public-private partnerships, the newly-signed Memorandum of Understanding with Alpitour World, will see the two organizations work… Read the full press release

IATA Hosts Wings of Change Americas Conference in Mexico, Focusing on Collaboration, Sustainability, Inclusion, and Technology

Mexico City, Mexico, 2023-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) successfully hosted the 13th edition of Wings of Change Americas (WOCA 2023), bringing this keynote aviation conference to Mexico for the first time. “Fostering aviation in support of socioeconomic recovery” was the conference theme, which brought together more than 400 delegates to Mexico… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Invests in Real-Time Flight Trajectory Technology to Drive Innovation and Sustainability

From 2024, all new Lufthansa Group Airbus A320neo/A321neo to be delivered with automated flight profile transmission technology Lufthansa Group is a pioneer for more sustainable aviation Important contribution to EU airspace modernization Cologne, Germany, 2023-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Every drop counts: An optimized flight path saves fuel and reduces CO2 emissions. With the standard… Read the full press release