Events
Russia & CIS Investment Conference to focus on creating legacy to Winter Games

Russia & CIS Investment Conference to focus on creating legacy to Winter Games

The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC) will be held in Sochi, Russia, from October 22-23 at the Radisson Blue Resort & Congress Centre, and focus on Russia’s investment and development outlook. It will

Events
Last Chance To Register As A Buyer For IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013

Last Chance To Register As A Buyer For IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013

With just 1 month till registrations close on 23 August, buyer applications to IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 remain in full swing. Till date, over 700 MICE, Corporate Travel, Luxury Travel, Association and Corporate buyers

Aviation News
RusLine set to link Belgorod to Munich

RusLine set to link Belgorod to Munich

Russian regional carrier RusLine is interested in introducing a flight to the German city of Munich from the southern city of Belgorod, located on the Seversky Donets River a short distance north of the Russian

Aviation News
Ukraine International Airlines plans to begin Kiev – Bangkok operation

Ukraine International Airlines plans to begin Kiev – Bangkok operation

Ukraine International Airlines in Winter 2013/14 season plans to begin long-haul operation, with 3 weekly Kiev – Bangkok operation from 20JAN14. Planned schedule as follow. PS271 KBP2230 – 1310+1BKK 767 136 PS272 BKK0220 – 0730KBP 767 135

Aviation News
Royal Air Maroc adds Casablanca – Prague

Royal Air Maroc adds Casablanca – Prague

Royal Air Maroc from 17FEB14 introduces Casablanca – Prague service, with 3 weekly operations on board Embraer E190 aircraft. Schedule as follow. AT862 CMN1110 – 1500PRG E90 135 AT863 PRG1640 – 1930CMN E90 135

Hotels & Resorts
Grand Velas Riviera Maya’s Cocina De Autor Becomes First All-Inclusive Restaurant to Receive AAA Five Diamond Award

Grand Velas Riviera Maya’s Cocina De Autor Becomes First All-Inclusive Restaurant to Receive AAA Five Diamond Award

Grand Velas Riviera Maya's signature restaurant, Cocina De Autor was awarded American Automobile Association's (AAA) Five Diamond award for restaurants, making it the first restaurant of an all-inclusive resort to ever receive the distinction. Cocina De

Hotels & Resorts
Pegasus Solutions Reports Leisure Hotel Rates Set 2013 Growth Record in June

Pegasus Solutions Reports Leisure Hotel Rates Set 2013 Growth Record in June

Global leisure daily hotel rates achieved a new growth record of +5.1% over prior year in June, according to second quarter data released today by Pegasus Solutions in The Pegasus View. The single largest processor of electronic hotel

Hotels & Resorts
Grand Hyatt Opens in Shenyang

Grand Hyatt Opens in Shenyang

The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Northeast China, the Grand Hyatt Shenyang, has opened. Occupying a newly built 29-floor tower, Grand Hyatt Shenyang is located on Qingnian Avenue which is the main downtown commercial thoroughfare of

Tourism News
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix hits the road at Moscow City Racing Festival

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix hits the road at Moscow City Racing Festival

FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX organisers this week homed in on the lucrative Russian market at Moscow City Racing - a two-day motorsport festival – where a destination and event promotion proved

Tourism News
Abu Dhabi turns in 12% rise in hotel guests for half 2013

Abu Dhabi turns in 12% rise in hotel guests for half 2013

Abu Dhabi has reported a 12% rise in the number of guests staying in its 145 hotels and hotel apartments for the first half of this year compared to the first six months of last

Hotels & Resorts
Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Launch Sustainable Community Mosquito Control Project

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Launch Sustainable Community Mosquito Control Project

This August, Four Seasons Resorts Maldives is engaging the support of one of the world’s leading bug-battlers to launch an environmentally responsible mosquito control initiative across 13 island communities in the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Known as "The

Cruise News
Vietnam cruise ship tourism – hidden potential

Vietnam cruise ship tourism – hidden potential

With a long coastline of over 3,200km, Vietnam has a huge advantage for developing cruise tourism and becoming one of the main destinations for such tourism in the South East Asian Region. However, the country has so

Tourism News
How to fly through airport security

How to fly through airport security

With summer travel in full swing, US transportation authorities are offering travelers tips on how to pack carry-on bags, how to behave, and what not to wear. Breezing through airport security starts at home, says

Cruise News
Royal Caribbean Plans $70 Million Cruise Terminal at Bayonne, New Jersey

Royal Caribbean Plans $70 Million Cruise Terminal at Bayonne, New Jersey

Royal Caribbean International plans to spend $70 million to build a new cruise terminal at Cape Liberty in Bayonne, N.J., to open in October 2014. The plans were approved this week by the Port Authority

Aviation News
LAN Airlines Takes Top Title at World Travel Awards

LAN Airlines Takes Top Title at World Travel Awards

For the second consecutive year, the World Travel Awards has awarded LAN Airlines, part of LATAM Airlines Group, the title of “South America’s Leading Airline”. The World Travel Awards aims to award excellence across the