Friday, May 25, 2018

Events

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...

Dubai Airshow 2017: Wataniya places 25 A320neo order with Airbus

Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has signed a memorandum of understanding for 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2017 by Hamad Al-Tuwaijri,...

American Cruise Lines triples capacity in Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines has announced two new itineraries for 2018 in Puget Sound - five-day Highlights of Puget Sound and 11-day Grand Puget Sound. These spectacular cruises are round-trip from Seattle, Washington, and will...

Air Canada launches Signature Suite Toronto Pearson airport

Air Canada has unveiled the new Air Canada Signature Suite for its top international business customers at its Toronto Pearson global hub. The new suite is an exclusive airport retreat where eligible premium customers can...

Malaysia Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900 from Air Lease

Malaysia Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, leased from Air Lease Corporation. The carrier becomes the 17th airline to operate the world’s newest, most modern and efficient twin engine widebody airliner. The...

Silver Cloud completes refurbishment to become ice-class expedition vessel

Silversea’s Silver Cloud has completed an extensive two-month refurbishment at a total investment of over $USD40 million to become an ice-class expedition vessel. The ship has undergone comprehensive enhancements to bring guests the luxury, style...

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...

Delafosse appointed vice president, Europe, at Jumeirah

Jumeirah Group has appointed Luc Delafosse as vice president Europe and general manager Jumeirah Carlton Tower, with immediate effect.  Delafosse returns to the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding having...

Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, opens to first guests

Following the management agreement signed in late 2016 with RAK National Hotels, a subsidiary of RAK Hospitality Holding, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, was officially flagged earlier in presence of brand...

Carnival overhauls Terminal 2 at Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale

Carnival Corporation has completed an extensive, multi-million-dollar redesign and upgrade of Cruise Terminal 2 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. Used exclusively by the company’s Princess Cruises brand, the upgraded terminal now features a more...