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  • Digital payments top investment agenda for corporate travel managers (2024-04-23 12:40:20)
    A new study from Amadeus – Travel Technology Investment Trends 2024 – finds paying for expenses with personal money and reclaiming from the company is a top concern for travel managers, alongside the cost of auditing expenses, productivity lost by manual expenses claims and inability to identify fraud.
  • Amadeus signs landmark China Eastern Airlines deal (2024-04-23 12:34:32)
    China Eastern Airlines has signed a milestone agreement with Amadeus for international NDC distribution. The deal sees the carrier become the first in the Mainland of China to sign for NDC distribution worldwide with Amadeus.
  • The best holiday destinations in 2024 (2024-04-23 10:19:21)
    Holidays, the thing we all look forward to each year, the excitement of booking that next trip away is one of the best feelings around. Each year we look around trying to find the next place to tick off on the destination list and find that holiday location.
  • Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort, Kenya to host World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony 2024 (2024-04-23 06:10:14)
    World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort, Diani Beach, Kenya will host its Africa Gala Ceremony 2024. Travel figureheads from across the continent will attend the red-carpet reception at the paradise resort on 18 October 2024.
  • Mr Toad’s launches flood food drive to bring more than 300 meals to storm hit communities (2024-04-23 05:48:24)
    Mr Toad’s outlets across Dubai donated more than 300 meals to some of Dubai’s flood-hit residential areas over the weekend as part of its ongoing community outreach programme.Meal boxes with a variety of healthy, hearty food and drinks were distributed to people in lower income brackets to help those in the worst-hit areas.
  • British Airways touches down in Zayed International Airport to launch new daily route to Abu Dhabi (2024-04-23 05:21:52)
    British Airways returned to Abu Dhabi this morning as it touched down at Zayed International Airport.  Customers and crew received a warm welcome following a four-year pause of the route.British Airways will operate a daily flight from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi all year around, using Boeing 787-9 during summer 2024.  The new route adds to our extensive global network and strengthens connections between UAE and UK – whether customers are travelling for leisure, business or to visit relatives and friends.
  • Marriott Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans in Europe through Conversion Projects (2024-04-23 05:17:49)
    Marriott International, Inc. announces ambitious growth plans at the International Hospitality Investment Forum in Berlin, aiming to add nearly 100 properties and over 12,000 rooms to its European portfolio through conversion and adaptive reuse projects by the end of 2026.
  • American Airlines Unveils Premium Inflight Experience Upgrades for Summer Travel (2024-04-23 05:14:18)
    American Airlines is elevating the inflight experience for travelers ahead of the summer season with a host of premium enhancements. From reimagined amenity kits to upgraded bedding and enticing new dining options, customers can expect a heightened level of comfort and style.
  • Jewel Changi Airport Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with Spectacular Events and New Offerings (2024-04-23 05:10:37)
    As Jewel Changi Airport marks its fifth year, it celebrates remarkable growth in visitor numbers and sales, showcasing a 26% increase in footfall traffic and a 20% rise in overall sales compared to the previous year. To commemorate this milestone, Jewel unveils a year-long calendar of special events and retail offers under the theme ‘What A Feelin5’.
  • British Airways Partners with Amadeus for Aviation Retailing Transformation (2024-04-23 05:08:38)
    British Airways has entered into a groundbreaking partnership with Amadeus, selecting their next-generation technology, Amadeus Nevio, to revolutionize the airline’s retailing strategy. This collaboration aims to enhance customer experiences through dynamic offers and streamlined booking processes.
  • Study Reveals the Best Island Destinations for Honeymooners Seeking a Romantic Getaway (2024-04-23 05:05:08)
    What better way to celebrate the start of a marriage than with an unforgettable honeymoon in a dream location? But with so many exquisite island destinations to choose from, it can be difficult for honeymooners to decide which is the best for a romantic getaway.  On average, couples spend around $5,000 on their honeymoon, so they’ll want to make sure they get the most value for money.
  • Shangri-La Group Welcomes Kieran Twomey as the New Regional Head for MEIA (2024-04-23 05:01:13)
    Shangri-La Group is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kieran Twomey as the new Regional Head of Operations for the Middle East, India, Indian Ocean, Europe, and the Americas (MEIA). This strategic move underscores the Group’s commitment to enhancing its brand presence, operational excellence, and sustainable growth across these critical markets.
  • Weekends Are About to Get a Lot More Exciting at Ja Ocean View Hotel (2024-04-23 04:56:15)
    announces its latest dining delights, guaranteed to enhance your weekend plans. Enjoy Live Karaoke & DJ nights on Friday and indulge in Saturday Brunch affairs with live music, reenergizing you for the week ahead.
  • Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London launches brand new culinary adventure ‘LUCHO’ (2024-04-23 04:54:37)
    Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is delighted to announce the launch of its brand new culinary concept ‘Lucho’, bringing an eclectic menu of Chilean culinary flavours including empanadas, pisco sours and traditional ‘ponchera’, to Knightsbridge. Guests will find ‘Lucho’ at The Rosebery - the light and contemporary all-day dining spot at the heart of the hotel.
  • Dubai flooding chaos could hit trade insurance rates, warns TMU Management (2024-04-23 04:52:20)
    Inbound tour operators and travel providers based in Dubai, or international tour operators and other sellers offering Dubai products, may find that the worst is not yet over as the weather clears up in Dubai. TMU Management, the data-driven insurance intermediary specialising in travel, has today issued a warning to the travel trade they are very likely to see increases in rates when applying for Package Travel Regulation compliant insurance.
  • oneworld creates a stir with its new signature 25th anniversary cocktail, ‘The 25’ (2024-04-23 04:48:49)
    oneworld®, the world’s leading airline alliance, has raised the bar in partnership with The Connaught in London by serving up a new, signature cocktail to mark its 25th anniversary.The tasty new tipple - called ‘The 25’ - was poured for the first time inside the Soho Lounge - part of the American Airlines and British Airways Joint Premium Lounges at John F. Kennedy International Airport - which is available for oneworld Emerald and First Class customers travelling on oneworld member airlines.
  • Hyper-personalisation: is 2024 the year it could finally happen? (2024-04-23 04:45:29)
    When it comes to personalisation in the sale of travel products there’s personalisation, and then there’s ‘hyper-personalisation’ – knowing and catering to the traveller’s specific likes and whims, from what temperature they like their hotel room to what seat they prefer on a plane.
  • Royal Caribbean Group Shares Comprehensive Update on its Decarbonization Journey (2024-04-22 12:52:15)
    Royal Caribbean Group, released its annual Seastainability Report, outlining milestones the company reached on its mission to deliver the best vacation experiences responsibly. Driven by its SEA the Future initiative, the company has advanced its commitment to sustain the planet, energize communities, and accelerate innovation.
  • Marriott International Celebrates Milestone on Journey Towards Net-Zero (2024-04-22 12:42:56)
    Marriott International, Inc. has verified its near and long-term science-based emissions reduction targets with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). SBTi is a global climate action organization that develops tools that allow businesses to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets in line with data-driven methodology. Marriott is the largest global hospitality company to receive approval for both near-term and long-term science-based targets
  • Interview - Mark De Cocinis, CEO of Boutique Group (2024-04-22 10:55:02)
    Another in our series of Interviews with Industry Leaders attending FHS Saudi Arabia taking place on the 29 April - 01 May 2024 at Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh, we next speak with Mark De Cocinis, CEO of Boutique Group
  • The Bailey’s Hotel in Bloom: A Luxurious Blend of Sustainability and Luxury (2024-04-22 10:30:48)
    The Bailey’s Hotel London Kensington marks Earth Day with a vibrant celebration of sustainability in collaboration with 30x influencers wearing sustainable fashion platform My Wardrobe HQ and florist Rebel Roses who created a display of silk sustainable flowers on the iconic Bailey’s Hotel staircase This initiative underscores the hotel’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices, demonstrating that beauty and sustainability can seamlessly coexist.
  • Best Cultural Festivals to Book Now, with Inclusive Morocco (2024-04-22 10:24:48)
    While July and August are renowned as the festival months in the UK, the spring season in Morocco is when culture comes alive, with May and June being the best months to visit to experience festivals that incorporate music, art, nature, and celebration all across the country. Morocco’s first LGBTQ+ founded and led luxury travel company, Inclusive Morocco, can design full trips staying at some of the best hotels and incorporating authentic experiences for those wanting to head to Morocco during this celebratory and community-led time.
  • This space tourism company wants to take people to the stratosphere with a helium balloon for $150k (2024-04-21 20:56:40)
    Halo Space is a space-tourism company that uses helium balloons instead of rockets or jets. CEO Carlos Mira plans to launch commercial flights in 2026,  and take 10,000 people to the stratosphere by 2030. The company unveiled the interior of its capsule, designed by ex-Ferrari designer Frank Stephenson.
  • Medical Translation: Facilitating Global Healthcare Through Language (2024-04-21 12:24:20)
    In our increasingly globalised world, the demand for specialised translation services in the healthcare sector has never been higher.
  • Cunard Officially Welcomes Queen Anne with Ceremony at Fincantieri Shipyard (2024-04-20 08:49:45)
    The Queen Anne has officially joined Cunard’s fleet during a handover ceremony at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice, according to a press release.
  • Kuwait International Airport witnesses over 1.06 million travelers (2024-04-20 08:46:25)
    During March, a total of 9,950 flights operated to and from Kuwait’s airport
  • Nobu Hospitality Achieves Milestone: Unveiling the 40th Hotel (2024-04-20 08:42:19)
    In an ongoing collaboration with Viet Capital Real Estate (VCRE) and Nobu Hospitality, the leading luxury lifestyle and iconic hotel, dining, and residence brand, announces the upcoming Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Ho Chi Minh. This marks the brand’s 40th hotel and second opening in Vietnam, following the announcement of Nobu Hotel, Restaurant, and Residences Danang - the first Nobu residential project in Southeast Asia.
  • The Bentley Hotel Southampton Expected to Join JdV by Hyatt Brand in mid-2024 (2024-04-20 08:39:26)
    Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced The Bentley Hotel Southampton has officially joined the Hyatt portfolio as an affiliated hotel, in collaboration with Bijal Hospitality, the property’s owner and operator. The hotel, which is currently in the midst of an extensive renovation, is now bookable across Hyatt reservation channels and is expected to join the JdV by Hyatt brand in mid-2024, following additional property-wide upgrades.  The hotel will begin participating in World of Hyatt when it joins the JdV by Hyatt brand.
  • IHG Hotels & Resorts Launches Apple AirPlay in North American Hotels (2024-04-20 08:37:15)
    First hospitality company to go live with AirPlay, available at more than 60 locations
  • LOEWS HOTELS & CO NAMES DAN FLANNERY COO (2024-04-20 08:33:26)
    Loews Hotels & Co has named Dan Flannery Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, he’ll be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to enhance operational efficiency, improve guest experiences and drive overall business growth. Flannery brings a background in operations, training, brand development, food-and-beverage concept ideation, financial management and team building to Loews Hotels & Co.
  • UK Passengers to Turks and Caicos Islands Increase as March Sets New Record for Air Arrivals (2024-04-19 14:32:36)
    Experience Turks and Caicos is pleased to report a notable increase in air arrivals from the United Kingdom to the Turks and Caicos Islands, signaling positive developments in our tourism landscape. While the United States continues to lead as our primary tourism source, we are encouraged by the uptick in visitors from the United Kingdom during the initial months of this year.
  • Sailing, soccer, and sustainability: Summer programming at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands (2024-04-19 11:05:31)
    Guests can enjoy a dynamic array of special programming this summer from an exclusive football camp with the legendary Real Madrid Foundation to Patina Maldives’ sailing academy
  • The Ultimate Alpine Adventure: Exploring Austria’s Best Hut to Hut Hiking Routes (2024-04-19 10:40:08)
    Austria, with its pristine Alpine landscapes and well-maintained network of mountain huts, offers some of the best hut-to-hut hiking experiences in the world. This guide dives into the heart of Austria’s majestic mountains, exploring routes that promise adventure, breathtaking vistas, and a taste of the unique Alpine culture.
  • Plans to add 20 new hotels Marriott hotels in Turkey by 2025 (2024-04-19 09:36:05)
    The hotel group will have almost 3,000 rooms in the country with the addition of the properties
  • The Unexpected Al Marjan Island Hotel announced for Ras Al Khaimah (2024-04-19 09:33:02)
    Almal Real Estate Development has unveiled its flagship hospitality project on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah. The luxury hotel and residence complex will feature over 422 hotel rooms and fully managed residential units, a beach club, bars and restaurants, and infinity pools, all adjacent to the Wynn resort.
  • Ai solves Rotana’s food waste problem by 63% (2024-04-19 09:31:12)
    The brand aims to cut its carbon footprint and reduce food waste through food-waste measurement technology
  • W Doha introduces robot mixologist (2024-04-19 09:29:54)
    The hotel has teamed up with Icosium AI & Robotics for the new addition
  • Seabourn announces the Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners as godparents of Seabourn Pursuit (2024-04-19 08:50:04)
    Seabourn makes milestone moment as first cruise line to appoint aboriginal traditional owners as godparents
  • HFTP Announces Participating Startups for Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) at HITEC 2024 (2024-04-18 18:27:37)
    Eight Startups to Compete for $5,000 Prize and Exposure to Industry Leaders
  • Travel & Tourism in the UAE reaches new heights, reveals WTTC (2024-04-18 13:15:27)
    The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2024 Economic Impact Research (EIR) has revealed a record-breaking year for Travel & Tourism in the UAE, with new records achieved across key metrics including the sector’s GDP contribution, jobs and visitor spend.
  • DETAILS to spearhead development of new-look Vilamoura (2024-04-18 11:39:32)
    DETAILS, a new sports and hospitality management platform, has assumed control of some of golf’s most famous real estate in Vilamoura, Portugal, with a vision of elevating the destination to the very best in Europe.
  • Etihad reports march 2024 traffic statistics (2024-04-18 11:30:37)
    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has published its preliminary traffic statistics for March 2024. The carrier welcomed more than 1.4 million guests onboard and saw its passenger load factor average out at 84 per cent across the month.
  • Leading technology and travel brands come together to address sustainable tourism (2024-04-18 11:13:44)
    Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, addressed the Travalyst coalition at its annual convening and urged the industry to put sustainability at the heart of tourism bookings. Travalyst’s founder talked to some of the people and places impacted by travel and tourism; from organisations that train people affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides, to a group that has electrified over 200 Himalayan villages. Travalyst expands its Independent Advisory Group which is made up of world-leading sustainability experts and academics
  • Leaders will explore entrepreneurship and innovation at ATM 2024 (2024-04-18 11:03:44)
    Exhibitor participation is expected to be 23% higher than last year, making ATM 2024 the largest edition in the event’s history. ATM 2024 will host over 200 speakers across more than 50 sessions, covering the full spectrum of industry from tourism and hospitality to aviation and MICE. ATM 2024 will take place from 6-9 May at DWTC, with the theme: ‘Empowering Innovation: Transforming Travel Through Entrepreneurship’
  • Saudi Arabia’s NEOM: What it is, the regions, the hotels and more (2024-04-18 10:10:12)
    Exploring NEOM’s evolving hospitality landscape and the hotels within
  • International opening: Fairfield by Marriott debuts in Europe (2024-04-18 08:53:10)
    Fairfield has more than 1,290 hotels currently operational worldwide and pipeline of 450 properties, with 17 slated for launch across Europe and the Middle East
  • Amadeus extends Alternative Airlines partnership (2024-04-18 08:30:55)
    The UK-based online travel agency currently deploys a range of flight search and shopping technology including Amadeus’ new solution to source additional low-cost carrier content called Amadeus Air Extension.
  • easyJet holidays’ Big Orange Sale has landed, offering agent partners up to £200 off bookings (2024-04-18 08:30:19)
    Agents can use code ORANGESALE to offer customers up to £200 discount on a sunshine getaway. Travel dates up to 31 October 2025 to over 100 destinations with thousands of free kids spaces up for grabs. Choose from popular destinations of Mallorca, Tenerife, Dalaman and Rhodes
  • Interview - Sebastien Carre, Red Sea Global (2024-04-18 08:20:06)
    Another in our series of Interviews with Industry Leaders attending FHS Saudi Arabia taking place on the 29 April - 01 May 2024 at Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh, we next speak with Sebastien Carre, Red Sea Global
  • Alta Badia Green - guardians of a responsible mountain (2024-04-18 07:57:05)
    ATIRA, a series of meetings and excursions in the name of sustainability, is born in Alta Badia. The GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) certification obtained by Alta Badia was only the first step towards an increasingly sustainable resort from an environmental, cultural, socio-economic and management point of view.
  • Genoa “à la carte”:  the best experiences for every type of traveller (2024-04-18 07:48:03)
    Many Genoas exist in one. Quaint neighbourhoods with pastel-coloured houses and rose gardens in bloom – if you’re a couple it’s the perfect romantic getaway. A child-friendly city full of stories to tell – if you’re travelling with the family. An experience that will change your approach to food – if you’re looking for authentic flavours. A treasure trove of beauty and art – if culture’s your thing.
  • Dubai International Airport retains title as world’s busiest for 10th consecutive year (2024-04-17 10:04:13)
    ACI’s preliminary rankings highlight DXB’s continued dominance in global aviation
  • Nikki Beach Global rebrands as Nikki Beach Hospitality Group (2024-04-17 10:02:04)
    The brand continues its expansion with the launch of a new restaurant concept too
  • Chef Biswal announces second Morocco Culinary Tour (2024-04-17 09:44:04)
    Dev Biswal, owner of The Cook’s Tale restaurant in Canterbury, has announced a second 10-day culinary tour to Morocco (27th September to 6th October), following a highly successful trip last year.  The tour costs £3250, with a nominal £200 additional charge for solo travellers, including flights ex Gatwick, wine tasting, cooking class, guided visits and 19 sumptuous meals.
  • Cathay Cargo Commends Hong Kong Airport’s Global Cargo Dominance (2024-04-17 09:00:30)
    Celebrating the city’s achievement and reaffirming its commitment to contributing to its home hub’s continued success
  • British Airways Unveils £1 Flight Option with Avios Part Payment for Executive Club Members (2024-04-17 08:00:47)
    Executive Club Members can save even more cash, with the option to discount every flight to just £1 using Avios part payment
  • Travel Advisors Critical to Jamaica’s Tourism Growth (2024-04-17 07:40:07)
    Minister of Tourism has applauded their effort that has contributed to the Destination welcoming 4.1 million visitors last year
  • UN Tourism and European Committee of the Regions Unite to Boost Rural Development Through Tourism (2024-04-17 07:00:14)
    UN Tourism and the European Committee of the Regions have collaborated on a comprehensive study highlighting the transformative potential of rural tourism in fostering socio-economic development across Europe.
  • Accor Spearheads Hospitality Innovation and Sustainability with Diverse Brand Portfolio (2024-04-17 06:00:58)
    Accor, a leading hospitality group, is poised to revolutionize the industry with its diverse portfolio of 45+ iconic brands, driving innovation and sustainability in 2024. Led by Group Chairman & CEO Sebastien Bazin, Accor emphasizes a heart-centered approach, focusing on people and the planet.
  • Exhibitor registration at ITB Berlin 2025 opens earlier than ever (2024-04-17 04:00:39)
    Exhibitors can register online now for ITB Berlin 2025 and already plan attending the World’s Largest Travel Trade Show in Berlin. Early Bird rates apply until 1 July.
  • Glenmorangie’s imagination shines through in Distillery visitor centre’s transformation (2024-04-17 03:00:20)
    Technicolour restyle brings to life an even more wondrous whisky destination
  • Minister Bartlett Calls for a Concerted Global Effort to Boost Sustainable Tourism (2024-04-16 20:50:31)
    Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has called for a united international effort to bolster sustainable tourism practices as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) first-ever Sustainability Week in New York, this morning.
  • 4 Facts About Disneyland (2024-04-16 19:47:20)
    As a Disneyland enthusiast, learning about the facts you didn’t know about the destination can help you discover its richness, history, and other secrets that can enhance your knowledge. If you intend to visit Disneyland, familiarizing yourself with several truths about the area can help boost your experience. Discussed below are four facts about Disneyland.
  • Red Carnation debuts 100 Princes Street in Edinburgh (2024-04-16 14:23:11)
    Red Carnation Hotels, the family-owned hotel collection, has announced the opening of its latest masterpiece and first property in Scotland, 100 Princes Street.
  • British Airways partners with Amadeus to deploy Nevio technology (2024-04-16 12:22:27)
    British Airways has selected Amadeus as its technology partner and Amadeus Nevio, a new portfolio of modular solutions built on open and AI technology, to deliver on Offer and Order strategic goals.
  • Introducing the SpaceOne Tellurium, the Ultimate Companion for Discerning Travellers (2024-04-16 09:36:43)
    Discover the SpaceOne Tellurium: Precision Timekeeping for the Modern Traveller. Crafted with Swiss precision and encased in Grade 5 titanium, this celestial timepiece boasts unparalleled accuracy and durability. Experience the fusion of horological artistry and innovative design, perfect for those traversing the globe and beyond.
  • interTouch Appoints Moustafa Fawzi as Vice President of Sales and General Manager, EMEA and India (2024-04-16 08:27:26)
    interTouch, the leading provider of cloud-based Internet and guest-facing technologies to the global hospitality industry, has announced the appointment of Moustafa Fawzi as Vice President of Sales and General Manager, EMEA and India. In this role, Mr. Fawzi will be responsible for supporting the company’s growth and business strategy in the regions, reporting to Ernest Teng, Managing Director of interTouch.
  • Cloudbeds observes shift towards longer stays (2024-04-16 07:00:12)
    Hospitality management platform Cloudbeds has observed a moderate (1%) uptick in medium-term stays globally in 2023, accompanied by a slight decline of 2% in short stays.
  • Turkish Airlines unveils new line-up for Champions League exhibition (2024-04-16 06:00:05)
    New themed display features items used by world-famous soccer stars including Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and many others
  • Gorgeous villas to rent in Europe this summer - with luxurious pools (2024-04-16 05:00:49)
    With summer fast approaching now is the perfect time for holidaymakers looking for privacy to book a luxury European villa, perfect for the ultimate getaway.
  • Aer Lingus takes flight with new summer menu and expanded in-flight entertainment (2024-04-16 04:00:27)
    Business Class customers can savour a curated selection of new Irish-inspired dishes, coupled with Aer Lingus’ renowned warm hospitality. Aer Lingus has also boosted its in-flight entertainment library by more than a third
  • Hotel, Bed and Breakfast Facility and Equipment Maintenance: A Guide for Entrepreneurs (2024-04-16 00:28:40)
    Ensure smooth operations and guest satisfaction in your hospitality business with our comprehensive guide to B&B appliance and equipment maintenance.
  • Madeira to stage World Travel Awards Grand Final 2024 (2024-04-16 00:00:09)
    World Travel Awards has revealed that its Grand Final 2024 will take place in the idyllic Atlantic islands of Madeira on 24 November. The leaders and figureheads of global travel and tourism will gather in the capital Funchal to find out who amongst them has been voted the industry’s best of the best.
  • Controversy Over Presence of Ticket Quotas: Do They Exist? (2024-04-15 10:06:40)
    Ticket quotas have long been a source of contention for law enforcement departments. They are subject of debate and denials across police departments around the world. Officially, police departments deny issuing ticket quotas to their enforcement officers on the ground. They insist their officers are guided by the need to ensure utmost public safety, not targets.