Sunday, October 21, 2018

Cruise News

Costa Venezia coin ceremony takes place in Italy

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,...

Carnival Sunshine to reposition to Charleston for 2019 season

Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine kicks off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises in May 2019. Carnival Sunshine provides an exciting new...

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...

Virgin Atlantic takes off for Barbados from London Heathrow

From today Virgin Atlantic has launched the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers. The new...

Minister Bartlett welcomes global hospitality sector to Jamaica

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...

Boeing further increases shareholder dividend

The Boeing board of directors today declared the company’s quarterly dividend will increase 20 per cent to $1.71 per share. The board also replaced the existing share repurchase program with a new $18 billion...

Conrad Hotels moves into Colombia with Cartagena property

Conrad Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Conrad Cartagena, the brand’s first hotel in Colombia and third in Latin America. The oceanfront oasis on the north side of the iconic Walled City...

British Airways launches new defined contribution pension scheme

International Airlines Group’s subsidiary British Airways has decided, following consultation with its trade unions and employees, to launch a flexible benefits scheme incorporating a new defined contribution pension scheme. The scheme will open on...

Father Christmas arrives on Elizabeth Street, Belgravia

Father Christmas has taken up residence in Belgravia in a location that promises an authentic adaptation of his North Pole abode, with gloriously nostalgic Christmas scents, sights and sounds. Upon entry, guests be greeted...

Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin to debut in spring 2018

Boutique hotel group Malmaison Hotel du Vin has revealed that the famous Avon Gorge Hotel is set to be unveiled as The Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin from spring 2018. A major investment programme...