Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Hotel

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Peruvian food conquers the globe at World Travel Awards

Peru has been chosen as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination by the World Travel Awards for the sixth consecutive year. Tasting its flavours and experiencing the diversity of its fresh produce is a delight...

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,...

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, unveils new presidential suite

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, has unveiled its new 440 square metre presidential suite, one of the largest in the Malaysian capital. This expansive and elegant penthouse suite offers sweeping views of KLCC Park and the...

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...