Sunday, October 21, 2018

Cruise News

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...

Jack Nicklaus leads winners at 2017 World Golf Awards

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...

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,...

Shanks to lead Silversea Cruises in UK & Ireland

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has announced Peter Shanks is joining the company in the role of managing director, UK & Ireland. Based in the London office, he will report to chief executive, Roberto Martinoli, and...

Paris Convention Centre brings world-beating facilities to French capital

Paris Convention Centre has been inaugurated in the presence of Valérie Pécresse, president of the Île-de-France Regional Council, Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, and Michel Cadot, prefect of police for Paris. The centre is located...

Kempinski Hotel Bahia announces exciting redesign plans

The five-star Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Estepona, Marbella, has announced that the redesign of their lobby and culinary venues will begin at the end of this year, as part of an extensive investment in...

Official sponsors confirm support for World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017

World Travel Awards is proud to welcome on board Traveltek, Bookingee.com, Vietnam Airlines, Vietravel, and Serenata as official sponsors for its upcoming Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017. The red-carpet event will take place the evening...

Vietnam positions Phu Quoc as new luxury tourism destination in south-east Asia

Home to stunning beaches and one of the world’s most creatively ambitious new luxury design hotels, the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc is on the up in the hospitality sector. With new flight connections via...

Dubai Airshow 2017: Indigo signs $49.5bn deal with Airbus in largest ever order

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...

airBaltic to open pilot training base in Latvia

airBaltic has opened the application process for candidates to the airline’s newly established Pilot Academy at airBalticTraining. Persons selected will be the first class of students of the professional airline pilot training programme and...