InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland to open doors in late 2018

August 17, 2018

Related eBooks InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is expected to open its doors in the fourth quarter of 2018. Developed by Shimao Group and managed by InterContinental Hotels Group, the luxury hotel, mostly below ground, is poised to welcome guests with an amazing landscape in a deep pit of a former quarry in southwestern Shanghai. The 18-storey […]

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DFDS expands fleet further with latest Jinling order

August 17, 2018

DFDS has ordered a new-build ro-ro freight ferry from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard. The new build is similar to the five previously ordered freight ferries and likewise is designed to carry 6,700 lane metres of freight equivalent to around 450 trailers. The large capacity decreases unit costs as well as the environmental impact per transported […]

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Airbus prepares first ACJ320neo for take off with Acropolis Aviation

August 17, 2018

The first ACJ320neo has been assembled, fitted with CFM International LEAP-1A engines and painted in ACJ house-colours, in preparation for a first flight in the coming weeks. After delivery to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter of this year, the aircraft will enter outfitting at AMAC in Basle, Switzerland, where an Alberto […]

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Oman Air rolls out new range of in-flight amenities

August 17, 2018

Oman Air has made premium comfort amenities available for all on selected flights in time for Eid Al Adha. The carrier – considered the Middle East’s Leading Airline – Economy Class and Business Class by the World Travel Awards – will launch the sale of sleepwear, an exclusive amenities kit, and other branded merchandise at […]

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Editor’s Note: A look back at the career of LVCVA chief executive, Rossi Ralenkotter

August 16, 2018

The Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority has revealed Rossi Ralenkotter will be stepping down from his role as chief executive of the organisation next month. Over the last decade, as chief of the tourism body for the famous destination, Ralenkotter has been responsible for marketing and branding Las Vegas and southern Nevada as the […]

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CLIA reveals agenda for 2019 conference

August 16, 2018

CLIA UK & Ireland has announced that its 2019 conference will take place on May 15th-17th in Southampton. The three-day flagship event, the largest travel agent event in the UK, will include a trade fair, a full day of conference sessions and gala dinner including entertainment. Plus, delegates will have the chance to visit to […]

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Travelport signs distribution deal with Cobalt Air

August 16, 2018

Travelport has signed a new multi-year content agreement with Cobalt Air, which includes the use of the company’s leading merchandising tool, Travelport Rich Content & Branding. From its base in Cyprus, Cobalt Air, offers regular flights to 22 destinations in Greece, UK, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Germany, Russia, Spain, Israel, Denmark, Lebanon and the UAE. Under […]

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Airbnb partners with Wego in Middle East

August 16, 2018

Airbnb has signed a partnership with Wego to include properties listed on Airbnb in Wego search results. With the addition of listings on Airbnb, travellers using the Wego metasearch apps and websites will have easier access to a wide range of local homes and other unique types of accommodation in destinations worldwide. Wego is the […]

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Independence celebrations drive Ottawa tourism figures upward

August 16, 2018

In 2017, the city of Ottawa was home to a year-long series of special events as it played host to the official celebrations marking 150 years of Canadian Confederation. Now Ottawa Tourism has further reason to celebrate, with official figures showing that 11 million visitors came to the capital during the period, representing a year-on-year […]

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Millennium Hotels signs Chelsea FC partnership

August 16, 2018

Millennium Hotels & Resorts has signed an exclusive three-year partnership with Chelsea Football Club ahead of the Blues’ first home game of the season. Franck Kermarrec, senior vice president, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, commented: “We are delighted to be the official hotel partner of Chelsea Football Club for the next three years. “We believe that […]

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