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  • Airbnb rolls out plans for next decade of growth
    Airbnb has revealed that it will add four new property types to its platform - Vacation Home, Unique Space, B&B and Boutique - in order to allow hosts better showcase their product. The rental company argues the move will give greater choice of accommodation options to guests and provide more transparency over the types of […]
  • Hotel Indigo The Hague – Palace Noordeinde takes brand into The Netherlands
    IHG has opened its first Hotel Indigo in The Netherlands, Hotel Indigo The Hague – Palace Noordeinde. The new 63-room boutique hotel is located in the centre of The Hague – a city with a history of prestige and power – and is just steps away from the Royal Palace, home of the Dutch royal […]
  • Dell to lead Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin
    Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed seasoned hotelier Simon Dell as general manager of Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin in Thailand, a new upscale seafront resort set to open this spring.
  • Atlantis Sanya welcomes first guests in Hainan, China
    Atlantis Sanya, the flagship resort on beautiful Hainan Island, has opened its doors and welcomed its first guests. The much-anticipated opening of China’s first integrated entertainment resort is set to enhance Hainan’s incredible tourism proposition.
  • Staybridge Suites unveils new look at Business Travel Show
    Staybridge Suites has unveiled a new design for its future openings at the Business Travel Show in London. Building on Staybridge Suites’ brand hallmarks, the stylish new communal spaces will offer even more places to work, meet or relax.
  • Rotana opens two new Dubai properties
    Making a significant addition to the UAE’s tourism and hospitality offering, Rotana has announced the soft opening of two stunning hotels in Dubai, the five-star Al Bandar Rotana, and a fully-furnished serviced apartments, Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana, at Dubai Creek.
  • Moukarzel to open Al Bait Sharjah
    General Hotel Management has named Patrick Moukarzel general manager of the Al Bait Sharjah, a 53-key hotel scheduled to open later this year in a historic district of the United Arab Emirates’ third largest city.
  • Stark appointed general manager at Malmaison Aberdeen
    Malmaison has appointed Morag Stark as general manager of Malmaison Aberdeen. Stark has over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and is a graduate of the general manager’s programme at the USA’s prestigious Cornell University.
  • Kohler Waters Spa reopens at Old Course Hotel in St Andrews
    Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews has reopened following an extensive multi-million refurbishment. Opening up to the public for the first time as the only Kohler Waters Spa outside the USA, it offers a luxury spa retreat in the heart of Scotland with a focus on hydrotherapy and organic treatments.
  • Tann takes up senior vice president, sales, role with Oakwood
    Oakwood Worldwide has announced the appointment of Rebecca Tann as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Her strong expertise in sales and marketing, as well as her leadership in global organisations are skillsets that will support Oakwood’s global transformation and growth strategy.

RSS Tourism News

  • Etihad Airways to go double daily on Rome route
    Etihad Airways has announced the addition of a second daily direct flight from its Abu Dhabi hub to Rome. The new service, set to launch on March 25th, will take the total number of Etihad Airways’ flights on the route to 14 a week.
  • Moukarzel to open Al Bait Sharjah
    General Hotel Management has named Patrick Moukarzel general manager of the Al Bait Sharjah, a 53-key hotel scheduled to open later this year in a historic district of the United Arab Emirates’ third largest city.
  • Oman Air unveils departures to Istanbul, Casablanca, and Moscow for 2018
    Oman Air is launching three new routes this year: to Istanbul, Turkey in June, Casablanca, Morocco in July, and Moscow, Russia in October. While Istanbul and Moscow will be served by Oman Air’s Boeing 737-800, Casablanca will be served by 787-8.
  • Helsinki leads Nordic travel boom
    Last year the number of overnight stays in Helsinki broke the four-million barrier for the first time ever, representing year-on-year growth of 13 per cent.
  • Eurostar departs for Amsterdam for first time
    Eurostar today marks an historic milestone in the expansion of international high-speed rail as it embarks on its inaugural journey from the UK direct to The Netherlands.
  • Bahrain Tourism seeks to woo UK sports fans to F1 Grand Prix
    The Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority has launched its latest Formula One advertising campaign, designed to increase package booking and consumer awareness for the annual Bahrain Grand Prix. The race will take place on April 6th-8th.
  • Levi to head up tourism portfolio at Empire State Development
    Empire State Development has announced that Ross Levi has been promoted to executive director of tourism. He will lead the iconic I Love New York tourism program and help coordinate marketing efforts to increase awareness and promote state-wide tourism visitation.
  • Scottish visitor attractions record a bumper year
    The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions has announced that visits to its member sites rose dramatically in 2017, the fourth year running that an increase in numbers has been recorded.
  • British Airways connection drives Costa Rica tourism
    The latest figures from the Costa Rica Tourism Board indicate that a total of 76,173 visitors from the UK travelled to the destination in 2017 – representing an increase of 6.7 per cent on the previous year.
  • UK travellers drive tourism boom in Tenerife
    Official figures released by the Tenerife Tourism Corporation show that the largest of the Canary Islands welcomed a total of 2,064,743 visitors from the UK last year, the highest number ever recorded.

RSS Technology News

  • Airbnb rolls out plans for next decade of growth
    Airbnb has revealed that it will add four new property types to its platform - Vacation Home, Unique Space, B&B and Boutique - in order to allow hosts better showcase their product. The rental company argues the move will give greater choice of accommodation options to guests and provide more transparency over the types of […]
  • Europcar roles out Drive & Share product across Germany and Demark
    Europcar Group has announced the launch of its Drive & Share solution in Germany and Denmark together with SnappCar, the second-largest international peer-to-peer car sharing player in Europe.
  • Priceline Group to become Booking Holdings
    Priceline Group has announced it is changing its name to Booking Holdings, effective immediately. Booking Holdings stock will begin trading under the new ticker symbol, BKNG, on February 27th.
  • Finn Partners launches TravelTech alongside Brighter Group
    Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, has launched a dedicated travel technology group, TravelTech. Finn Partners has more than 100 people in its global technology practice, and one of the largest tourism teams in the world.
  • Lufthansa welcomes Josie Pepper to team in Munich
    Munich Airport and Lufthansa have welcomed Josie Pepper, a humanoid robot, to the team. The robot is approximately 42 inches tall and is able to assist passengers by answering questions and offering directions in Terminal 2.
  • Helsinki partners with Tencent to woo Chinese visitors
    Finnish capital Helsinki has launched a new partnership with Chinese technology giant Tencent to create a ground-breaking channel straight into the mobile devices of WeChat users.
  • Technology theme for CLIA UK conference
    Technology in the cruise industry is to be the sub-theme of the CLIA UK & Ireland 12th annual conference, taking place in Southampton in May.
  • FCM Travel Solutions launches new Seeqa online booking platform
    FCM Travel Solutions is launching a powerful new online booking solution, Seeqa. The new product is designed to give travellers access to unparalleled travel options and functionality as it aggregates GDS, non-GDS, and FCM’s proprietary content within one business travel eco-system.
  • Barber appointed to new Australasia leadership role with Travelport
    Travelport has appointed Scott Barber to the role of managing director for Australia and New Zealand. He replaces Kaylene Shuttlewood who has held the role for the past three years.
  • Trainline launches in Asia with Japan Rail partnership
    Trainline has announced its entrance into Asia through a partnership with JTB, one of the few Japan Rail appointed global wholesalers. The partnership means that Trainline leisure customers now have full access to the Japan Rail pass, which enables travel on trains across the whole of Japan through one, simple ticket and at a fixed […]

RSS Event News

  • Philippine Airlines debuts at Business Travel Show, London
    Philippine Airlines is exhibiting at the Business Travel Show for the first time in 2018 having launched a brand-new aircraft - the B777-300ER - on its daily route into London at the end of 2017.
  • Staybridge Suites unveils new look at Business Travel Show
    Staybridge Suites has unveiled a new design for its future openings at the Business Travel Show in London. Building on Staybridge Suites’ brand hallmarks, the stylish new communal spaces will offer even more places to work, meet or relax.
  • Fiennes to offer keynote at CLIA UK & Ireland Conference
    Record-breaking British explorer Ranulph Fiennes has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers for the 12th annual CLIA UK & Ireland Conference, taking place in Southampton from May 23rd-25th.
  • ATM 2018: Luxury spa market set to grow in Dubai
    The number of five-star hotel spas in Dubai is on track to increase by a compound annual growth rate of 11 per cent to 2021, according to data released by Colliers International.
  • Glasgow to host UKinbound annual convention in 2019
    UKinbound has announced that next year the city of Glasgow will, for the first time in 31 years, host its annual convention, from February 6th-8th, 2019. As part of UKinbound’s commitment to promoting all corners of the UK, next year’s convention will see over 260 of the association’s members converge on Glasgow for the three-day […]
  • Reed launches Proud Experiences in London
    The largest international business-to-business event dedicated to LGBTQ+ travel and leisure – Proud Experiences - has been launched by Reed Travel Exhibitions. The inaugural event will take place in London from June 6th-8th this year.
  • Wyndham Hotel Group partners with ITB China for 2018 show
    Wyndham Hotel Group has become the official partner hotel of the second edition of ITB China, which will take place from May 16th-18th 2018 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Conference Centre.
  • IHIF 2018 launches innovative new Hotel Tech Hub
    Technology permeates every aspect of the hospitality industry. To reflect this widespread prevalence and demonstrating their commitment to delivering a relevant and topical event, the International Hotel Investment Forum is launching the IHIF Hotel Tech Hub, new for 2018.
  • Airbus stakes claim to Asia Pacific leadership at Singapore Air Show
    Airbus further consolidated its market lead in Asia-Pacific in 2017, delivering 367 new aircraft to 50 operators across the region, either directly to airlines or via lessors. This accounted for over half of Airbus’ total deliveries worldwide - 718 aircraft - during the year, reflecting the importance of the region for the manufacturer.
  • ATM 2018: Saudi tourism set to outpace regional champions
    Recent reforms in Saudi Arabia, not to mention widespread investment in the kingdom’s burgeoning tourism industry, will drive growth in the hospitality market of 13.5 per cent compound annual growth rate, according to a new report. That is higher than the established markets in the UAE (10.1 per cent) and Oman (11.8 per cent).

RSS Spa News

  • Kohler Waters Spa reopens at Old Course Hotel in St Andrews
    Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews has reopened following an extensive multi-million refurbishment. Opening up to the public for the first time as the only Kohler Waters Spa outside the USA, it offers a luxury spa retreat in the heart of Scotland with a focus on hydrotherapy and organic treatments.
  • ATM 2018: Luxury spa market set to grow in Dubai
    The number of five-star hotel spas in Dubai is on track to increase by a compound annual growth rate of 11 per cent to 2021, according to data released by Colliers International.
  • Wall appointed group director of spa, Asia, for MSpa International
    Zoe Wall has been appointed as the new group director of spa, Asia, at Minor Hotel-owned MSpa International, based in Bangkok. She brings a wealth of global experience and a unique record of success to her new role, having worked in locations from the Caribbean to the Middle East.
  • Rebrand for Fusion Resort Cam Ranh as new wellness concept launches
    Fusion Resort Cam Ranh, on Vietnam’s south-central coast, has welcomed the new year with a new name and a new wellness concept. The all-spa inclusive resort has revamped its spa menu and is introducing a packed schedule of healthy and healing activities ranging from anti-gravity yoga and yoga for children to daily meditation and Tai […]
  • Valmont Spa launches at Il Sereno, Italy
    Originally built as the property’s darsena, or “boathouse,” the Spa at Il Sereno has been transformed by renowned designer Patricia Urquiola into a contemporary oasis while remaining reflective of the building’s history and Lake Como destination.
  • Gili Lankanfushi reveals 2018 wellness programme
    Luxury Maldivian eco-resort, Gili Lankanfushi, is debuting a revolutionary new wellness programme for 2018. Four world-leading international wellness practitioners, working in areas as diverse as transformational breath-work, sound therapy, and hypnotherapy, will be leading island residencies throughout the year.
  • Hollie Grant set for Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, residency
    Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, has teamed up with award-winning trainer and founder of London’s successful PilatesPT studio, Hollie Grant, to offer a menu of holistic and bespoke programmes.
  • Euphoria Retreat to debut in Greece this spring
    Euphoria Retreat is a holistic wellbeing destination spa opening in the Greek Peloponnese in May. The new spa will offer an unusual blend of treatments and experiences to enable health and personal transformation, using Ancient Greek and Chinese philosophies and medicines.
  • Mandarin Oriental launches new spa treatment in honour of Chinese new year
    To celebrate Chinese new year, which begins on February 16th, Mandarin Oriental has launched the Year of the Earth Dog Spa Experience to ground and relax guests while rebalancing energy for both body and mind.
  • Hard Rock Hotels launches Rock Om in-room yoga service
    Hard Rock Hotels is expanding its Sound Body wellness programme with the launch of Rock Om, an in-room yoga experience, energising the body and soul through the power of music.

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RSS Rail News

  • Ras Al Khaimah Tourism launches new Dubai shuttle
    Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has launched a new shuttle service from DXB International Airport (terminals one and three) to Ras Al Khaimah.
  • Eurostar departs for Amsterdam for first time
    Eurostar today marks an historic milestone in the expansion of international high-speed rail as it embarks on its inaugural journey from the UK direct to The Netherlands.
  • LAX takes next steps in automated people mover process
    Los Angeles World Airports board has approved LAX Integrated Express Solutions as the recommended developer for the planned automated people mover at the airport.
  • Eurostar to launch Amsterdam service in April
    Eurostar has announced that its new direct route from London to Amsterdam will launch on Wednesday, April 4th. Tickets will go on sale from February 20th, when the inaugural service will take place.
  • Trainline launches in Asia with Japan Rail partnership
    Trainline has announced its entrance into Asia through a partnership with JTB, one of the few Japan Rail appointed global wholesalers. The partnership means that Trainline leisure customers now have full access to the Japan Rail pass, which enables travel on trains across the whole of Japan through one, simple ticket and at a fixed […]
  • Korail joins Ctrip ticket sales platform as Winter Olympics begins in Pyeongchang
    Ctrip Group has partnered with South Korea’s national rail operator Korail to provide the sales of Korean rail tickets making it easy for member to purchase Korean rail tickets in their local languages.
  • Eurostar unveils new environmental commitments
    Eurostar has unveiled a ten-point plan in support of its Tread Lightly environmental commitments and in line with the 2016 Paris climate agreement. These new targets build on the achievements of the last eight years during which time Eurostar has achieved a 32 per cent reduction in carbon emissions and a 50 per cent cut […]
  • Trainline to offer tickets from both Eurail and Interrail
    Trainline has announced partnerships with Eurail and Interrail, providing its leisure customers in Europe and around the world with access to the full suite of passes known for a borderless European rail travel experience.
  • New carriages set to debut on Caledonian Sleeper
    The first carriages from the new £100 million fleet of Caledonian Sleeper trains have arrived in the UK ahead of their introduction to service later this year. Starting in October 2018, the overnight rail service will begin to be transformed as 75 new carriages are introduced in a phased transition.
  • National Audit Office offers strong criticism of Southern Rail
    The National Audit Office has concluded that high levels of disruption for passengers mean that, to date, the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail franchise has “not delivered value for money”. The department for transport franchise to support the delivery of the major Thameslink upgrade programme and improve passengers’ experience of services.

RSS Car Rental News

  • Europcar roles out Drive & Share product across Germany and Demark
    Europcar Group has announced the launch of its Drive & Share solution in Germany and Denmark together with SnappCar, the second-largest international peer-to-peer car sharing player in Europe.
  • Mikkelsen takes up sales leadership role with Europcar
    Europcar Group has appointed Tony Mikkelsen as group corporate sales director. In his role, Mikkelsen will be responsible for all corporate sales activities at group level.
  • Europcar rolls out new mobility portal in UK
    Europcar UK has launched its new mobility portal to give fleet and travel managers one-stop access to the company’s full range of mobility services.
  • Dohop partners with Rentalcars Connect to expand travel options
    Fast-growing Icelandic flight search engine, Dohop, has enhanced its travel comparison service by partnering with leading ground transportation solutions provider, Rentalcars Connect.
  • Europcar partners with Nectar loyalty scheme in UK
    Europcar UK has joined market leading loyalty programme, Nectar, to give travellers more chances to collect and redeem points. Whether travelling by plane, train or car this year, Nectar customers can now use their cards to collect points when on the go.
  • Europcar expands Brunel ride-hailing services across Europe
    Europcar has developed its driver service offer, using the benefits of Brunel’s technology platform, to provide its customers with a seamless end to end global travel solution. The company hopes the move will be another step toward meeting new mobility demands.
  • Jaguar F-Type SVR joins Enterprise Exotic Car Collection
    The opportunity to get behind the wheel of the highly sought-after Jaguar F-Type SVR has just been made easier thanks to an exclusive partnership between Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Jaguar. Specifically, in select locations throughout the US, the Jaguar is now available for rent through the Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise. 
  • Peligry takes up chief financial officer role at Europcar
    Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Luc Peligry as chief financial officer, in addition to his role as a member of the executive committee. Peligry has a strong background in finance and management in different business environments, including health, food, chemical, and consulting.
  • CarTrawler-powered Ryanair Transfers launches across Europe
    Ryanair has launched Ryanair Transfers, a new transfers booking platform, powered by CarTrawler. The new service will allow customers to book a range of ground transport options, including taxis, chauffeur, bus, coach, and rail services.
  • Zipcar Flex expands offering to London travellers
    Zipcar has announced that Zipcar Flex, its ‘floating’ car sharing service, is now available to nearly 3.5 million Londoners. Zipcar Flex allows members to spontaneously jump into a car and drive one-way across London, with the ability to drop the car off in one of thousands of spaces within the ‘Zipzone’, which now covers an […]

RSS Organisations & Operator News

  • IATA reports further improvements in airline safety for 2017
    The International Air Transport Association has released data for the 2017 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continued strong improvements in safety.
  • Titan to welcome second ship, MS Bellejour, to charter fleet
    Following the success of its exclusive charter of MS Serenade 1, Titan has revealed it will exclusively charter a second river cruise vessel, the elegant MS Bellejour.
  • Ras Al Khaimah Tourism launches new Dubai shuttle
    Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has launched a new shuttle service from DXB International Airport (terminals one and three) to Ras Al Khaimah.
  • Priceline Group to become Booking Holdings
    Priceline Group has announced it is changing its name to Booking Holdings, effective immediately. Booking Holdings stock will begin trading under the new ticker symbol, BKNG, on February 27th.
  • Kirby appointed marketing manger at Virgin Holidays
    Kirby has previously held senior marketing roles at P&G, including senior brand portfolio leader for Oral-B, and has been hired directly from Walgreens Boots Alliance where she was global brand and marketing director, leading the launch of new global skincare brands.
  • Finn Partners launches TravelTech alongside Brighter Group
    Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, has launched a dedicated travel technology group, TravelTech. Finn Partners has more than 100 people in its global technology practice, and one of the largest tourism teams in the world.
  • Helsinki leads Nordic travel boom
    Last year the number of overnight stays in Helsinki broke the four-million barrier for the first time ever, representing year-on-year growth of 13 per cent.
  • Flintham to lead TUI UK & Ireland following Longman departure
    TUI Group has appointed Andrew Flintham to the tole of managing director of TUI UK & Ireland. Flintham has been part of the leadership team of TUI UK & Ireland for over 13 years, most recently as commercial director, bringing an extensive knowledge of tour operating and understanding of the ambitious growth plans.
  • Bahrain Tourism seeks to woo UK sports fans to F1 Grand Prix
    The Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority has launched its latest Formula One advertising campaign, designed to increase package booking and consumer awareness for the annual Bahrain Grand Prix. The race will take place on April 6th-8th.
  • Levi to head up tourism portfolio at Empire State Development
    Empire State Development has announced that Ross Levi has been promoted to executive director of tourism. He will lead the iconic I Love New York tourism program and help coordinate marketing efforts to increase awareness and promote state-wide tourism visitation.

RSS Food & Beverage News

  • Cadau appointed head chef at Gili Lankanfushi
    Gili Lankanfushi has appointed Aldo Cadau as the island’s new executive chef. Cadau joins the Gili Lankanfushi team in an exciting phase of the island’s gastronomic journey, as he spearheads developments in the resort’s restaurants, news of which will be announced in spring 2018. 
  • La Brasserie reopens at The Chester Grosvenor
    The Chester Grosvenor, has completed a £350,000 refurbishment on its all-day dining restaurant, La Brasserie, creating the city centre’s most exclusive Champagne and cocktail bar.
  • Virgin Australia signs gategroup catering partnership
    Virgin Australia has announced a long-term relationship with Gate Gourmet, the airline catering brand of gategroup, which will see the caterer become the sole service provider for the major airline.
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi launches new Robo Bar
    Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi has added Robo Bar, a robotic bar system designed by the Italian company Makr Shakr, to its culinary offering. Robo Bar Biloxi is not only the first robotic bar experience in operation on the Gulf Coast, it is also only the second land-based robotic bar in the United States.
  • gategroup and Norwegian expand global partnership
    gategroup and Norwegian have agreed to further strengthen their relationship by signing an extensive, long-term global partnership agreement.
  • Delta Sky Club welcomes Pierre Hermé to JFK
    Delta Sky Club guests can now enjoy a taste of Paris as Pierre Hermé debuts at the Delta Sky Club at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4.
  • Belfry Hotel & Resort launches seasonal tasting menu
    The Belfry Hotel & Resort is set to tantalise the taste buds of both locals and visitors to its signature Ryder Grill restaurant as it launches a mouth-watering tasting menu series running from February to December this year.
  • British Airways offers lounge access at Innsbruck, Ibiza, and Seville
    British Airways’ customers travelling from Innsbruck, Ibiza, and Seville will now benefit from access to new lounges. The use of the partner lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in Club Europe and eligible cardholders, is part of the airlines multi-million-pound investment to offer access to more lounges across the globe.
  • Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen opens at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
    Multi-Michelin star chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay has celebrated the official grand opening of the first-ever Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen restaurant at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton overhauls food and beverage program
    Embassy Suites by Hilton is undergoing a complete refresh of its food and beverage program. The evolution of the brand’s dining options will begin with the launch of two new bar-centric lunch and dinner offerings.

RSS Videos

  • Symphony of the Seas nears debut
    Royal Caribbean has released a new video, Tour of Symphony of the Seas Under Construction, showcasing what is set to become the world’s largest cruise ship as she nears completion.
  • Grenier to star in new Air New Zealand safety video
    Hollywood environmentalist, actor, director and UN environment ambassador Adrian Grenier will feature in Air New Zealand’s upcoming Antarctic safety video.
  • Norwegian Bliss floats out in Papenburg, Germany
    Norwegian Bliss, the third of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway Plus class, emerged from the Meyer Werft building dock in Papenburg, Germany earlier, representing a major milestone in the vessel’s construction.
  • Virgin launches first v-hub arrivals lounge in Dubai
    Virgin Holidays is launching its v-hub arrivals lounge, a facility designed to improve the first day abroad. The v-hub is located in the Aquaventure waterpark at Atlantis the Palm - the most iconic hotel in the Dubai region that welcomes tens of thousands of British travellers each year.
  • VisitBritain launches new global advertising campaign
    National tourism agency VisitBritain is this week launching a new global campaign for 2018 to boost inbound tourism to Britain.
  • Plans unveiled for Scenic Eclipse II
    Following interest in Scenic’s soon-to- launch six-star Scenic Eclipse, the company has announced its flagship will be joined by a sister ship, Scenic Eclipse II. Scenic Eclipse II will further strengthen Scenic’s position as the leading innovator in the cruise industry, setting an unparalleled benchmark in design, luxury and technology.
  • Royal Caribbean launches Symphony for the Senses in London
    Royal Caribbean has officially launched the first ever interactive, theatrical cruise experience on dry land to give consumers an exclusive preview of Symphony of Seas ahead of its launch in March 2018.
  • Ras Al Khaimah debuts longest zipline in the world
    The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has welcome the opening of the world’s longest zipline - Jebel Jais Flight. The official certification was handed over to sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, by Hoda Khachab, the official adjudicator from Guinness World Records, earlier. 
  • Air New Zealand highlights Antarctic climate change in new safety video
    Air New Zealand’s next safety video, due for release in March, will highlight the fundamental importance of Antarctica in understanding global climate change.
  • Wynn unveils solar energy plan for Paradise Park
    Wynn Las Vegas will power its multi-use development, Paradise Park, with 100 per cent renewable energy sourced from a new 160-acre solar energy facility.