Thursday, June 21, 2018

Events

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...

Holland America Line holds coin ceremony for ms Nieuw Statendam

In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship’s coin ceremony at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian shipbuilding tradition, Anne Marie Bartels, a member of...

World Travel Awards touches down in Vietnam for Grand Final 2017

World Travel Awards, the hospitality industry’s leading awards programme, is preparing to welcome the elite of global hospitality to Vietnam for its Grand Final 2017. The red-carpet event will take place the evening of Sunday,...

Rifai urges tourism sector to carefully manage visitor growth

UNWTO secretary general Taleb Rifai has warned the hospitality sector it must carefully manage growth if the world is to avoid the pitfalls of over-tourism. Some 1.2 billion travellers will cross an international boundary in...

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...

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...

Corinthia Palace in Malta offered for exclusive use

Conference, meeting and incentive bookers looking for a truly unique venue need look no further. In a new initiative for Corinthia Hotel’s inaugural property, the historic Corinthia Palace in Malta can now be booked...

Aeroflot takes title of World’s Leading Aviation Brand at World Travel Awards

Aeroflot has taken the prestigious title of World’s Leading Aviation Brand at the World Travel Awards, the first time the prize has been awarded. The World Travel Awards are given every year to leading tour...

New river connections for Battersea Power Station development

Deputy mayor of London for transport, Val Shawcross, and councillor Govindia, leader of Wandsworth Council, have welcomed 26 Chelsea Pensioners aboard for a trip to City Hall at the official celebration of the new...

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...