Cruise News
Avalon Waterways Offer Shorter Cruises For 2020

Avalon Waterways Offer Shorter Cruises For 2020

There was a time when Americans took an average of 20 vacation days per year. That time has passed. In fact, according to a recent Global Travel Insights survey, 80 percent (80%) of North American

Aviation News
Lufthansa Group Employees Fly CO2 Neutral on Business Trips

Lufthansa Group Employees Fly CO2 Neutral on Business Trips

The Lufthansa Group is setting new accents for the environment and society. With three measures, the company underpins its goal of consolidating its leading position in the aviation industry in the field of corporate responsibility.

Aviation News
Munich Airport Reports Net Profit of 150 Million Euros

Munich Airport Reports Net Profit of 150 Million Euros

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total of 46.3 million passengers flying to and from Munich, and

Railway News
Russian Railways Introduces Modernized Couchette Car

Russian Railways Introduces Modernized Couchette Car

The first modernized couchette car re-entered service on March 18, following the completion of testing and certification. New cars will be used on trains 19/20 Rostov-na-Donu – Moscow and 11/12 Anapa – Moscow. Couchette cars

Taste & Travel
The World’s Best Sommelier 2019

The World’s Best Sommelier 2019

Marc Almert, 27 from Germany, was crowned Best Sommelier of the World 2019 last Friday by the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI). Marc Almert came out on top in a field of 66 candidates

Tourism News
Finland Again is the Happiest Country in the World

Finland Again is the Happiest Country in the World

As in 2018, Finland again takes the top spot as the happiest country in the world according to three years of surveys taken by Gallup from 2016-2018. Rounding out the rest of the top ten

Events
WONCA 2022 to Be Held in Sydney

WONCA 2022 to Be Held in Sydney

Australia has won an international bid to host over 4,300 family doctors at the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) World Conference in 2022.    Australians rely on general practice more than any other area

Aviation News
Paris-Orly to Open New Terminal

Paris-Orly to Open New Terminal

On April 16, a new building will open at Paris-Orly airport, connecting the former West and South terminals. Paris-Orly airport will therefore become a single terminal, structured around 4 Departure and Arrival zones, Orly 1,

People
Six Senses Fiji Appoints Frans Westraadt as General Manager

Six Senses Fiji Appoints Frans Westraadt as General Manager

Six Senses Fiji is pleased to announce the appointment of Frans Westraadt as general manager of the resort. Frans brings with him extensive experience in top-tier resorts and excellent leadership skills. Frans started with Six

Aviation News
Adria Airways Increases Weekly Connections from Ljubljana

Adria Airways Increases Weekly Connections from Ljubljana

On Sunday, March 31st, Adria Airways is switching over to its Summer Timetable. During this time, which lasts until October 26th, 2019, the carrier increases the number of weekly connections compared to the winter timetable

Aviation News
Lufthansa Launches New Reward Program

Lufthansa Launches New Reward Program

In cities around the world, people are gradually abandoning their own cars and opting for new mobility offers they can conveniently book via smartphone and app. Depending on what they need and when they need

Cultural Tourism
Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Ja Rule Set to Headline at St. Maarten Carnival

Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Ja Rule Set to Headline at St. Maarten Carnival

Music legends Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, and Ja Rule will be headlining a concert at the 50th Anniversary of St. Maarten Carnival. On April 25, the three globally renowned musicians will take the stage at the

Cruise News
Viking Expands River Fleet with Launch of Seven New Vessels

Viking Expands River Fleet with Launch of Seven New Vessels

Viking® today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. Of the seven ships, six are Viking

Aviation News
Ethiopian to Launch Flight Services to Istanbul

Ethiopian to Launch Flight Services to Istanbul

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalized all preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey as of April 1, 2019. Istanbul is the largest European city and Turkey’s historic, industrial

Aviation News
Etihad Airways and Gulf Air Sign Codeshare Agreement

Etihad Airways and Gulf Air Sign Codeshare Agreement

The announcement follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two carriers at the Bahrain International Airshow in November last year and will further strengthen the strong ties between the two countries