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 a well-earned getaway. With 158 new suites, the hotel will cater to the 42.9 million...
The Grand Hotel & Spa, York has revealed a first look at the 100 luxury new hotel rooms it will be opening in early 2018. The development will almost double the number of five-star hotel rooms in York, generating an additional £1.7 million of annual visitor expenditure for the...
Indigo Partners’ has signed a memorandum of understanding for the purchase of 430 A320neo Family aircraft from Airbus. The deal is Airbus’ largest ever single plane order. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra-low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico), and Wizz Air (Hungary) upon the...
A ceremony has taken place at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, as MSC Cruises officially took delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside. The delivery ceremony took place at the presence of Sergio Mattarella, president of the Italian Republic, Graziano Delrio, Italy minister of infrastructure and transport, and other...
Costa Cruises has held the traditional coin ceremony for its newest ship, the Costa Venezia, named in honour of the city of Venice. As the first Vista-class ship specifically designed and built for China, Costa Venezia in 2019 will bring the rich culture, history and romance of Venice to...
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has launched six eye-popping new villas in renowned architect Bill Bensley’s inimitable signature style. The 180-700 sqm villas will benefit from on call butler service, private pools and sumptuous interiors replete with bold colours, bespoke prints and characteristic curios. So spectacular are the new...
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 2017, with the figure expected to rise to 1.8 billion by 2030, according to UNWTO...
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, chairman of Golden Falcon Aviation, and John Leahy, chief operating officer, customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft,...
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 on an exclusive use basis. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean island, adjacent to...
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 Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, currently taking place in Montego Bay, Jamaica. With the move, Airbnb...