Jamaican minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett has welcomed delegates to the Montego Bay Convention Centre for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation Global Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism. With more than 1,300 delegates registered to attend over three days, the event will be the largest...
The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has treated dozens of leading travel agents and members of the press to a cruise along the River Thames. Marking the end of World Travel Market 2017 in London, the group set off from Tower Millennium pier for a three-hour journey around the sights of...
Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus has been voted Golf Course Designer of the Year at the World Golf Awards. Nicklaus - nicknamed the Golden Bear - was the big winner at golf tourism’s event of the year, which took place at La Manga Club earlier, welcoming the elite of the golf...
Qantas has welcomed the first customers into the new spacious Qantas London Lounge at Heathrow Airport, as the airline counts down to its non-stop 787 Dreamliner flights between London and Australia. Qantas has spent the past 12 months building a dedicated lounge at Heathrow as part of a multi-million-dollar investment...
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 and owner’s representatives. Marking the brand’s entry into the northern Emirate, the hotel joins three...
Sundus Rotana Muscat has officially opened its doors and is welcoming guests to the property in the heart of Muscat.  Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mehrizi, minister of tourism for Oman, officially inaugurated Sundus Rotana Muscat in the presence of Mohammed bin Mahfoodh Al Ardhi, and both Nasser Al Nowais,...
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...
Royal Brunei Airlines has launched Royal Brunei Holidays, a new online dynamic packaging service. Fully-integrated into the Royal Brunei website, the new booking system will allow guests to book their flights, hotels, transfers and tours all at once. Guests will also have the option of adding a stopover in...
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,...
Gulf Air and CFM International have signed an agreement for the purchase of 58 LEAP-1A engines to power 17 Airbus A321neo and 12 A320neo aircraft. The deal includes an additional seven spare engines to support the operation. The firm engine order is valued at approximately $1.9 billion US at list...