Monday, April 23, 2018

Cruise News

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Celebrity Flora unveiled for Galapagos cruises

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...

Wyndham unveils plans for Lombok Sundancer Resort, Indonesia

Wyndham Hotel Group’s growth continues with the strategic expansion of its upscale Wyndham Hotels & Resorts brand into Indonesia’s spectacular Lombok Island, scheduled for opening in mid-2018. The all-suite Wyndham Lombok Sundancer Resort is...

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...

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...

Val Thorens leads winners at 2017 World Ski Awards

Val Thorens has taken the title of World’s Best Ski Resort at the 2017 World Ski Awards. The legendary French resort - the highest in Europe - was the big winner at ski tourism’s event...