Events
Routes Silk Road to Take Place in Astana

Routes Silk Road to Take Place in Astana

Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, will host the 2019 edition of Routes Silk Road, the route development forum for the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Central Asia. Routes Silk Road 2019 will

Aviation News
British Airways Unveils New Business Class Seat

British Airways Unveils New Business Class Seat

British Airways has unveiled its highly-anticipated new business class seat - 'Club Suite' - and confirmed it will arrive on the first of its A350 aircraft in July. The airline's sophisticated and newly-branded 'Club Suite'

Hotels & Resorts
MEININGER Hotels open property in Budapest

MEININGER Hotels open property in Budapest

The hotel group MEININGER Hotels continues its expansion. With the opening of the MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall, the company has opened up the Hungarian market. The newly built property not far from the Danube

Aviation News
American Airlines Suspends Flights to Venezuela

American Airlines Suspends Flights to Venezuela

American Airlines on Friday suspended flights to and from Venezuela. American's pilot union earlier said it told its members to refuse any trips to Venezuela after the State Department told U.S. citizens to leave the

Aviation News
Gulfstream Begins Sales of Environmentally Friendly Fuel

Gulfstream Begins Sales of Environmentally Friendly Fuel

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a Gulfstream operator. The customer, a U.S.-based multinational corporation, purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from Gulfstream’s Long Beach, California, facility

Taste & Travel
Shangri-La Launches First Standalone Dining Establishment

Shangri-La Launches First Standalone Dining Establishment

The Shangri-La Group is delighted to announce the launch of its first standalone dining establishment – Shang Social (香聚) – at Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) this April.  Shang Social marks the group’s first venture into

Aviation News
Qatar Executive Is Now Qualified to Fly into Specially Designated Airports

Qatar Executive Is Now Qualified to Fly into Specially Designated Airports

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now  fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, France; and Innsbruck, Austria. These destinations have a special designation as they require additional certification, including

Tech
Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS

Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS

Amazon Web Services, Inc. has announced that Ryanair is moving its infrastructure to AWS—going all-in on the world’s leading cloud—to transform the digital experience for its over 130 million customers, and plans to close the

Aviation News
Ryanair Sun To Be Rebranded

Ryanair Sun To Be Rebranded

Ryanair Sun has announced that it will rebrand as Buzz in autumn 2019, operating on a Polish Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC). Ryanair Sun, a standalone business unit of the Ryanair Group, obtained its Polish AOC

Hotels & Resorts
Mandarin Oriental Opens in China’s Capital

Mandarin Oriental Opens in China’s Capital

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has introduced its legendary hospitality to China’s capital with the opening of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing. The hotel is located on the upper floors of WF CENTRAL, one of the city’s

Railway News
Russian Railways’ Environmental Protection Work in 2018

Russian Railways’ Environmental Protection Work in 2018

Russian Railways spent more than 8.5 billion roubles on environmental protection in 2018. This figure was announced at a meeting of the Central Commission for Environmental Protection at Russian Railways, which was held at the

Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Extends Marketing Partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

Marriott Extends Marketing Partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

For the upcoming F1 season, beginning today, Marriott International is revving up and expanding its marketing partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. The big winners will be the members of Marriott International’s newly renamed travel program