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 to be the most popular side-line attraction.
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 year.
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.
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.
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 of New York and New Jersey.
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”.
Booking one’s holidays at the last possible moment continues to be a popular trend: among the world’s most important travel markets last-minute bookings make up the biggest percentage of holidays.
Transaero Airlines has announced the launch of its World Events program, specifically designed for people travelling to special events such as conferences, exhibitions, seminars, fora, and sporting events all over the world.
Samsung and DOCOMO interTouch have been long term partners in developing hospitality solutions. The first milestone was reached in 2010 with the first to market Hospitality TV with a built-in set-top box, bringing a revolution to the world of in-room entertainment for hotels.
Lindner Hotels & Resorts are extending their social media activities through the cooperation with Serenata IntraWare GmbH. It is now possible for guests to connect their social media accounts with the customer loyalty program Lindner Nights.
Popular honeymoon destination Bora Bora in the French Polynesia is the world’s most expensive destination this July and August, with one night costing an average of £497.
iland. The hotel will be the first Hyatt-branded resort to open in Phuket, one of Southeast Asia’s premier resort destinations. Expected to open in late 2013, Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort will join two existing Hyatt-branded hotels in Thailand.
A major religious festival due to be held in the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela has been cancelled after one of the worst train accidents in Spanish history. At least 77 people are dead and more than 100 passengers are injured.