Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hotel

Oman Air upgrades Sindbad loyalty programme

As part of the continuous efforts to ensure that its guests receive the best service, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has launched online redemption for its valued Sindbad members....

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...

Boeing further increases shareholder dividend

The Boeing board of directors today declared the company’s quarterly dividend will increase 20 per cent to $1.71 per share. The board also replaced the existing share repurchase program with a new $18 billion...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

Ryanair responds bullishly to industrial action threat from pilots

Passengers planning to fly with low-cost carrier Ryanair face potential disruption in the build-up to Christmas after staff announce plans for industrial action in a bid to win union recognition and better conditions. Pilots and...

Virgin Atlantic takes off for Barbados from London Heathrow

From today Virgin Atlantic has launched the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers. The new...