Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Hotel

Celebrity Flora unveiled for Galapagos cruises

Celebrity Cruises has unveiled Celebrity Flora, a marine exploration boat designed expressly for the Galapagos Islands. One of the most energy-efficient ship of its size in the diverse archipelago, the 100-guest Celebrity Flora will offer...

Daimler chief Zetsche to take over as TUI Group chairman

Dieter Zetsche, currently chairman of the executive board of Daimler, is to become the new chairman of the supervisory board of tourism group TUI as of October 1st, 2018. The board of TUI AG decided...

American Cruise Lines triples capacity in Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines has announced two new itineraries for 2018 in Puget Sound - five-day Highlights of Puget Sound and 11-day Grand Puget Sound. These spectacular cruises are round-trip from Seattle, Washington, and will...

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...

Shanks to lead Silversea Cruises in UK & Ireland

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has announced Peter Shanks is joining the company in the role of managing director, UK & Ireland. Based in the London office, he will report to chief executive, Roberto Martinoli, and...

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...

easyJet to expand operations at London Southend Airport next summer

easyJet has announced it will operate four new routes to Bordeaux, Prague, and Dubrovnik and Pula in Croatia from London Southend Airport in 2018. Bordeaux will start on July 25th and operates three times a...

Rotana defends World’s Leading Business Hotel Brand title at World Travel Awards

Recognised for showcasing exemplary leadership in the hospitality industry, Rotana has won two awards at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 held in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. The group was honoured with one...

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...

Richemond appointed chief information officer at Accor

AccorHotels has announced the appointment of Gilles de Richemond as chief information officer. On the occasion of this appointment, Maud Bailly, AccorHotels chief digital officer, declared: “We are very happy that Gilles has agreed to...