Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Cruise News

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...

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,...

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...

Red Funnel to welcome Red Jet 7 in spring of 2018

The construction of Red Funnel’s new state-of-the-art high speed passenger ferry, Red Jet 7, is rapidly taking shape at Wight Shipyard Co in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The £7 million, 41...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...