Thursday, June 21, 2018

Cruise News

Carnival names new Vista-class ship Panorama

Carnival Panorama has been chosen as the name of Carnival Cruise Line’s new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to debut in autumn 2019. Carnival Panorama is the third in the line’s highly successful Vista-class series, which...

Hainan Airlines leads winners at the World Travel Awards

Hainan Airlines has led winners at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017. Headquartered in Haikou, Hainan (China), the airline scooped the trophies for World’s Leading Airline - Business Class, World’s Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment,...

Father Christmas arrives on Elizabeth Street, Belgravia

Father Christmas has taken up residence in Belgravia in a location that promises an authentic adaptation of his North Pole abode, with gloriously nostalgic Christmas scents, sights and sounds. Upon entry, guests be greeted...

Artiaga to head to Vida Downtown, Dubai

Emaar Hospitality Group has appointed Eliza Artiaga as general manager of Vida Downtown, the upscale lifestyle hotel in Downtown Dubai under Vida Hotels & Resorts. With 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Artiaga...

glh Hotels makes key leadership appointments

London’s largest hotel owner-operator, glh Hotels, has announced the appointment of two new senior managers to its central team, as the group continues to build momentum across its portfolio of 17 existing properties and...

Carnival Sunshine to reposition to Charleston for 2019 season

Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine kicks off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises in May 2019. Carnival Sunshine provides an exciting new...

Jack Nicklaus leads winners at 2017 World Golf Awards

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus has been voted Golf Course Designer of the Year at the World Golf Awards. Nicklaus - nicknamed the Golden Bear - was the big winner at golf tourism’s event of the...

Silver Cloud makes Antarctica debut

Silversea Cruises’ reimagined Silver Cloud has arrived in Antarctica on her first luxury expedition voyage to the White Continent. Silversea’s first crossover luxury expedition ship arrived successfully in Antarctica this week, marking her maiden...

Carnival overhauls Terminal 2 at Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale

Carnival Corporation has completed an extensive, multi-million-dollar redesign and upgrade of Cruise Terminal 2 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. Used exclusively by the company’s Princess Cruises brand, the upgraded terminal now features a more...

Minor Hotels to launch Anantara Sharjah Resort in 2020

Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Basma Group and Arada for a new Anantara resort in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Scheduled to open in mid-2020, the 233-key Anantara Sharjah Resort will be...