Tuesday, October 23, 2018

News

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...

Hilton unveils plans for two further Mexico properties

Hilton has announced plans to welcome the luxury Waldorf Astoria Cancun and the all-inclusive Hilton Cancun resort to the global hospitality company’s growing portfolio in Mexico. Developed by Parks Hospitality and set to open...

Powell appointed head of trade sales for Saga Cruises

Saga Holidays has announced the appointment of Iain Powell as head of trade sales for both Saga holidays and Saga Cruises. Powell joins Saga on January 15th from Carnival UK where he was a business...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Three Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ships to enter drydock this winter

Three of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ships will undergo multi-million pound refits this winter – in preparation for the start of the 2018/19 cruise season. Two of Fred. Olsen ships – Braemar and Balmoral –...

Deer Jet recognised as World’s Leading Private Jet Charter by World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards, the hospitality industry’s leading awards programme, has reunited hundreds of market leaders for a glamorous night at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay. And for third year on a row,...

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...