Thursday, July 19, 2018

Cruise News

Minor Hotels to launch Anantara Sharjah Resort in 2020

Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Basma Group and Arada for a new Anantara resort in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Scheduled to open in mid-2020, the 233-key Anantara Sharjah Resort will be...

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...

Norway extends VFS Global visa processing partnership

Norway has awarded VFS Global an extension to its global contract for visa processing services. The contract extension covers four regions – Europe & Russia, Asia & Oceania, Middle East & Africa, and the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Peruvian food conquers the globe at World Travel Awards

Peru has been chosen as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination by the World Travel Awards for the sixth consecutive year. Tasting its flavours and experiencing the diversity of its fresh produce is a delight...

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...