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Digital Influencers Not Influencing Holiday Choices

Digital Influencers Not Influencing Holiday Choices

Digital influencers are having little impact on the holiday choices of the British public, according to research revealed at World Travel Market London today (Monday 5 November). In the show’s annual survey of 1,025 British

Tourism News
Holidaymakers Reject Paying for Sun Loungers

Holidaymakers Reject Paying for Sun Loungers

Nine out of ten holidaymakers refuse to pay to reserve sunbeds, reveals research from World Travel Market London released today (Monday 5 November). This summer Thomas Cook introduced a service allowing holidaymakers to pre-reserve sunbeds

Hotels & Resorts
Rooftop Skating Rink at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore

Rooftop Skating Rink at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore

Come November 23, 2018, locals and visitors alike are invited to put their skating skills to the test on the new skating rink atop Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore. For the remainder of the year, the

Hotels & Resorts
First Hyatt Property in Barcelona

First Hyatt Property in Barcelona

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today plans for Hotel Sofia Barcelona to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, a global collection of unique and story-worthy stay experiences. A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement

Cruise News
Princess Cruises Unveils Itinerary for Enchanted Princess

Princess Cruises Unveils Itinerary for Enchanted Princess

Princess Cruises has announced that when its next new ship, Enchanted Princess, debuts in June 2020, it will be named in Southampton, UK and sail its inaugural season in the Mediterranean. Princess has also unveiled new details revealing innovative features on

Aviation News
Virgin Australia to Open New Pilot Training Centre

Virgin Australia to Open New Pilot Training Centre

Virgin Australia has announced it will be opening a world-class pilot training centre in Tamworth. Tamworth Regional Council chose Virgin Australia Group as the airline to establish the training centre in the New South Wales

Hotels & Resorts
Radisson Opens its 11th Hotel in Poland

Radisson Opens its 11th Hotel in Poland

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of a 166-room hotel in Poznan, Poland. This brings the group’s Polish portfolio to 16 hotels and more than 3,500 rooms in operation or under development. Radisson Hotel

Aviation News
Etihad Airways Launches New Seating Option

Etihad Airways Launches New Seating Option

Etihad Airways is introducing Economy Space, a new seating option across its wide-body fleet, to enhance its product offering and to provide more choice to its customers on longer flights.  By December 2018, Etihad Airways

Taste & Travel
Recycle Your Coffee Cups at Edinburgh Airport

Recycle Your Coffee Cups at Edinburgh Airport

A new initiative aimed at recycling coffee cups at Edinburgh Airport aims to cut down on the number going to waste. Almost 3 million cups are sold at the airport each year, which if laid

Hotels & Resorts
Andaz Opens Doors in the Middle East

Andaz Opens Doors in the Middle East

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the official opening of Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, turning the iconic ‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi’ into the first Andaz branded hotel in the Middle East. Represented across the globe

Hotels & Resorts
Mövenpick Makes its Maldives Debut

Mövenpick Makes its Maldives Debut

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened doors of Movenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives in the Maldives. The resort, which is just 45 minutes by seaplane from the capital, Malé, features 105 villas and suites comprising 72 overwater

Cruise News
The Largest LNG Fuelled High-speed Catamaran to Enter into Service in 2020

The Largest LNG Fuelled High-speed Catamaran to Enter into Service in 2020

The largest ever high-speed catamaran, which will operate on LNG fuel, will feature a fully integrated scope of supply from the technology group Wärtsilä. The 125 metres long vessel is being built at the Armon

Aviation News
The First Solar Powered Airport in East Africa

The First Solar Powered Airport in East Africa

Solarcentury signs contract with ICAO to install East Africa’s largest airport solar PV plant at Moi International Airport, Mombasa. International solar company, Solarcentury, will install a ground-mounted 500kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system at Kenya’s Moi

Tourism News
Palau Bans Sunscreen to Protect Coral Reefs

Palau Bans Sunscreen to Protect Coral Reefs

The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau will ban “reef-toxic” sunscreens from 2020 in what it claims is a world-first initiative to stop chemical pollution killing its famed corals. The law defines reef-toxic sunscreens as