Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Cruise News

Carnival names new Vista-class ship Panorama

Carnival Panorama has been chosen as the name of Carnival Cruise Line’s new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to debut in autumn 2019. Carnival Panorama is the third in the line’s highly successful Vista-class series, which...

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...

Hainan Airlines leads winners at the World Travel Awards

Hainan Airlines has led winners at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017. Headquartered in Haikou, Hainan (China), the airline scooped the trophies for World’s Leading Airline - Business Class, World’s Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment,...

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,...

Red Funnel to welcome Red Jet 7 in spring of 2018

The construction of Red Funnel’s new state-of-the-art high speed passenger ferry, Red Jet 7, is rapidly taking shape at Wight Shipyard Co in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The £7 million, 41...

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...

Three Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ships to enter drydock this winter

Three of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ships will undergo multi-million pound refits this winter – in preparation for the start of the 2018/19 cruise season. Two of Fred. Olsen ships – Braemar and Balmoral –...

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...

World Spa Awards winners revealed in Vietnam

The highly anticipated winners of the third annual World Spa Awards were revealed at a dazzling ceremony, which took place at the glamorous JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay earlier this evening alongside the...

Etihad partners with Team England for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Etihad Airways is set to fly Team England to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast. The Abu Dhabi-based has flown thousands of elite athletes, coaches, and supporters around the globe from Manchester City’s...