Leeu Collection has unveiled more details of the £10 million refurbishment of acclaimed Lake District hotel Linthwaite House, which will now re-open in spring 2018. The original intention was for Linthwaite House to start operating again this month, with work being completed on new guest rooms in the property’s extensive...
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...
Celebrity Cruises has unveiled Celebrity Flora, a marine exploration boat designed expressly for the Galapagos Islands. One of the most energy-efficient ship of its size in the diverse archipelago, the 100-guest Celebrity Flora will offer seamless sea-to-shore transportation, and includes anchorless technology that maintains the ship’s position while protecting the...
Following Centara’s recent announcement that it had strengthened its management team by welcoming back seasoned industry professional Markland Blaiklock in a newly formed role of deputy chief executive, the group has now released its significant expansion plans for the next five years. Centara is Thailand’s largest domestic hotel operator and...
TUI UK & I has confirmed Christopher Hackney has been appointed as the new managing director of Marella Cruises and will take up his position from December 1st. Hackney will report to cruise and distribution director, Helen Caron. He joined TUI UK & I on the graduate scheme in 2001 and...
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 previously been general manager of its flagship hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. He will replace...
Heritage Le Telfair in Mauritius has undergone a three-month renovation and re-opened as Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort. The member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World re-launched as a tropical island escape with freshly redesigned and redecorated rooms, suites and common areas. All rooms now include...
Events planners are now offered a selection of exclusive rewards, in addition to value-added benefits for the event, when choosing any Kempinski Hotel worldwide as their venue. When booking before May with a stay period until the end of year, meeting bookers will be able to select two complimentary...
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...
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...