Tuesday, January 16, 2018

News

Smith named senior captain of upcoming Azamara Pursuit

Azamara Club Cruises has announced the three officers of its new ship, Azamara Pursuit, which will join the fleet in August 2018. Senior captain Carl Smith and cruise director Tony Markey, both from the...

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...

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...

Rove Hotels joins U By Emaar

U by Emaar, the unique, customer-focused loyalty programme that brings added value for guests across the breadth of hotels, restaurants and entertainment attractions under the company, has now added Rove Hotels, a joint venture...

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 –...

Me Dubai set to debut in late 2018

Me by Meliá has announced its debut property in the Middle East with the launch of Me Dubai at the end of 2018. Designed by late architect, Zaha Hadid, Me Dubai is set to...

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...

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...

Quintessence Hotel to open in Anguilla in January

After ten years building Anguilla’s first ultra-luxury boutique hotel, Owner Geoffrey Fieger announced that Quintessence Hotel – A Tropical Grand Mansion will be first to open on Anguilla since Hurricane Irma. The grand opening...

airBaltic to open pilot training base in Latvia

airBaltic has opened the application process for candidates to the airline’s newly established Pilot Academy at airBalticTraining. Persons selected will be the first class of students of the professional airline pilot training programme and...