Tourism News
Trends That Shaped the New Age of Travel in 2020

Trends That Shaped the New Age of Travel in 2020

This year has been one of change, which has altered the tourism and hospitality landscape forever. Health, hygiene and social distancing have been shaping travel, with reports indicating that over 90 per cent people view

Aviation News
Air Canada Announces Closing of Offering of Shares

Air Canada Announces Closing of Offering of Shares

Air Canada announced today the closing of its previously announced overnight marketed public offering of 35,420,000 Class A Variable Voting Shares and/or Class B Voting Shares of the Company ("Shares") at a price to the

Hotels & Resorts
First Five UrCove Hotels Open in China

First Five UrCove Hotels Open in China

Hyatt today announced that UrCove opened its first five properties – UrCove Shanghai Jing’an, UrCove Shanghai Lujiazui EXPO, UrCove Shanghai Wujiaochang, UrCove Chengdu City Center and UrCove Nanjing South Railway Station. These new additions to

Aviation News
Alaska Updates Policy on Service Animals Onboard

Alaska Updates Policy on Service Animals Onboard

Following recent changes to U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) rules, Alaska Airlines will no longer accept emotional support animals onboard. Effective Jan. 11, 2021, Alaska will only transport service dogs, which are specially trained to

Aviation News
Sheremetyevo Opens Reconstructed Runway One

Sheremetyevo Opens Reconstructed Runway One

Sheremetyevo International Airport commissioned its newly reconstructed runway one (Runway-1) on December 24th in a ceremony that featured a parade of airfield equipment. With the commissioning of Runway-1, which features two new high-speed-exit taxiways, the capacity of

Aviation News
S7 Airlines to Launch Flights from Novosibirsk to Makhachkala

S7 Airlines to Launch Flights from Novosibirsk to Makhachkala

S7 Airlines will begin to operate direct regular scheduled flights from Novosibirsk to Makhachkala stating on January 7, 2021. Tickets for the new flights are already available. The flights will be operated weekly on Thursdays. Departure from

Casino
Century Casinos to Temporarily Close Polish Casino

Century Casinos to Temporarily Close Polish Casino

Century Casinos announced today that it will temporarily close its Polish casinos at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020 through Monday, January 18, 2021 to comply with quarantines issued by the Polish government to contain the spread

Tourism News
Saint Petersburg Join Safe Travels

Saint Petersburg Join Safe Travels

Saint Petersburg became the first city in Russia to join the international WTTC program for safe tourism - Safe Travels. As part of this initiative key players of the city tourism industry receive a special

Tourism News
Habits and Preferences of Russian Travellers Unveiled

Habits and Preferences of Russian Travellers Unveiled

S7 Airlines analyzed the preferences of Russian travellers of various age groups in 2019 and 2020 by routes, interest in additional services on board, using the online application, and also counted those who like to

Aviation News
Emirates Unveils Premium Economy Onboard A380

Emirates Unveils Premium Economy Onboard A380

Emirates is taking its signature A380 experience to the next level with the unveil of a brand new Premium Economy cabin product, together with enhancements and a refreshed look across all cabins onboard its newest

Cultural Tourism
Petrovsky Fire Festival to Take Place in St. Petersburg

Petrovsky Fire Festival to Take Place in St. Petersburg

The Northern Capital has prepared a grandiose pyrotechnic show Petrovsky Fire Festival “Christmas Star”, which is to be held at five venues in the most iconic places of St. Petersburg. Viewers from Russia and other

Tourism News
Maldives Tourism Revives over Festive Season

Maldives Tourism Revives over Festive Season

Tourism in the Maldives, which reopened its borders in mid-July after a near four-month lockdown, is picking up with a surge in arrivals expected for the festive season.   “The year-end arrivals are looking good

Aviation News
UIA Offers to Celebrate Holidays in the Sky

UIA Offers to Celebrate Holidays in the Sky

Rebellious 2020 made corrections to the daily life of most Ukrainians, including the celebration of New Year's corporate parties. UIA has found an original solution that is offered to the airline's corporate clients - to

Tourism News
Netherlands Obliges All Travelers to Present Negative COVID-19 Test

Netherlands Obliges All Travelers to Present Negative COVID-19 Test

Starting from Tuesday, December 29, all those reaching the Netherlands from another Member State of the European Union or the Schengen Area will be obliged to present a document that shows they have tested for

Aviation News
Aircalin Takes Delivery of First A320neo

Aircalin Takes Delivery of First A320neo

New Caledonia’s Aircalin has taken delivery of its first A320neo. The aircraft joins two A330neo already delivered under the carrier’s fleet modernisation plan. With its new fleet the airline benefits from the lowest operating costs