Friday, December 15, 2017

Cruise News

Airbnb rolls out Trips product in Jamaica

Airbnb has launched its Trips platform in Jamaica, adding the Caribbean destination to the list of international locations offering bookable local experiences. The announcement was made at the UNWTO Conference on Jobs & Inclusive...

Unite secures two-year pay deal for Thomas Cook cabin crew

Unite has negotiated a two-year inflation linked pay deal for over 2,000 cabin crew at Thomas Cook Airlines. The first year of the deal will mean an annual increase of 3.2 per cent (based on...

Homewood Suites by Hilton Las Vegas City Centre

Designed for guests who want to travel on their own terms, Homewood Suites by Hilton Las Vegas City Centre offers guests all the comforts of home, whether they are traveling for work or enjoying...

Moore to lead Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel, Malaysia

Marriott International has appointed Christopher Moore as the new general manager of Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel. Conversant in Bahasa Indonesia and a beginner in Mandarin, his wealth of experience is honed from spearheading five-star...

Dubai Airshow 2017: flydubai showcases first Boeing 737 MAX 8

flydubai has marked its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in the Middle...

Corinthia Palace in Malta offered for exclusive use

Conference, meeting and incentive bookers looking for a truly unique venue need look no further. In a new initiative for Corinthia Hotel’s inaugural property, the historic Corinthia Palace in Malta can now be booked...

Val Thorens leads winners at 2017 World Ski Awards

Val Thorens has taken the title of World’s Best Ski Resort at the 2017 World Ski Awards. The legendary French resort - the highest in Europe - was the big winner at ski tourism’s event...

Rifai urges tourism sector to carefully manage visitor growth

UNWTO secretary general Taleb Rifai has warned the hospitality sector it must carefully manage growth if the world is to avoid the pitfalls of over-tourism. Some 1.2 billion travellers will cross an international boundary in...

Beverly Hills welcomes increase in visitor numbers

Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau recently updated its visitor profile and economic impact study that measures and tracks tourism’s contributions to the city. The visitor profile study focuses on visitor activity for 2016 and...

New river connections for Battersea Power Station development

Deputy mayor of London for transport, Val Shawcross, and councillor Govindia, leader of Wandsworth Council, have welcomed 26 Chelsea Pensioners aboard for a trip to City Hall at the official celebration of the new...