Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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Paris Convention Centre brings world-beating facilities to French capital

Paris Convention Centre has been inaugurated in the presence of Valérie Pécresse, president of the Île-de-France Regional Council, Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, and Michel Cadot, prefect of police for Paris. The centre is located...

MSC Cruises welcomes new flagship to fleet at Fincantieri ceremony

A ceremony has taken place at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, as MSC Cruises officially took delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside. The delivery ceremony took place at the presence of Sergio Mattarella,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Vietnam positions Phu Quoc as new luxury tourism destination in south-east Asia

Home to stunning beaches and one of the world’s most creatively ambitious new luxury design hotels, the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc is on the up in the hospitality sector. With new flight connections via...