Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Events

Gatwick reports busiest-ever November passenger figures

London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever November as 2.9 million passengers travelled through the airport last month, bringing Gatwick to 45.5 million annual passengers. Long-haul routes continue their significant growth at Gatwick, growing 12.1 per...

Victory House, London Leicester Square – MGallery by Sofitel welcomes first guests

Victory House, London Leicester Square – MGallery by Sofitel has opened, offering a cosy escape in the heart of the vibrant West End. Overlooking Leicester Square, the luxury boutique hotel is steps away from...

Eurostar unveils new customer loyalty programme, Club Eurostar

Eurostar has launched a new loyalty programme, Club Eurostar. Available to leisure and business travellers, the new programme offers more flexibility, additional benefits, and is accessible to all passengers across the world without any...

Wyndham unveils plans for Lombok Sundancer Resort, Indonesia

Wyndham Hotel Group’s growth continues with the strategic expansion of its upscale Wyndham Hotels & Resorts brand into Indonesia’s spectacular Lombok Island, scheduled for opening in mid-2018. The all-suite Wyndham Lombok Sundancer Resort is...

TUI appoints Hackney to lead Marella Cruises

TUI UK & I has confirmed Christopher Hackney has been appointed as the new managing director of Marella Cruises and will take up his position from December 1st. Hackney will report to cruise and distribution...

Jamaican prime minister Holness calls for inclusivity in tourism

Andrew Holness, prime minister of Jamaica, has praised the potential of tourism as a tool of development, while warning growth in the sector must be sustainable. He was speaking at the UNWTO-organised Global Conference...

Thomas Cook Airlines scoops top World Travel Awards title

Thomas Cook Airlines has been named the World’s Leading Charter Airline for the third year in a row at the World Travel Awards in Vietnam. The prestigious award was announced at a red-carpet ceremony at...

Tobin appointed wellness ambassador JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has announced its partnership with Nora Tobin, naming the health and wellness leader as the brand’s wellness ambassador.  The partnership stems from JW Marriott’s commitment to the guest passion...

Dubai Airshow 2017: Wataniya places 25 A320neo order with Airbus

Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has signed a memorandum of understanding for 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2017 by Hamad Al-Tuwaijri,...

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...