Iberia rolls out Premium Economy on Boston flights
Iberia’s new Premium Economy class will be available on the airline’s flights between Madrid and Boston from this month. The new cabin is already available on flights between Madrid and Chicago, New York, Miami, Mexico City, as well as Bogota.
airBaltic sets fresh passenger records in July
airBaltic carried 393,312 passengers in July, or 21 per cent more than in the same period of 2016. For the second month in a row it has been the biggest number of transported passengers in the airline’s history.
Jamie Oliver opens The Diner at Gatwick Airport
Jamie Oliver has visited Gatwick Airport to unveil his new flagship restaurant, The Diner, a homage to great American comfort food, serving up honest home-cooked dishes in a relaxed and vibrant setting.
Ryanair expands connection options from Milan Bergamo Airport
Ryanair has extended its connecting flights service at Milan Bergamo Airport, adding a further 25 routes. New destinations include Hamburg, Porto, Bratislava, Budapest, Prague, Thessaloniki and Vilnius, providing Ryanair customers with an expanded route choice of 50 connecting services in total.
Digital Keys roll out at The Waldorf Hilton in London
Guests to The Waldorf Hilton will be able to turn their phone into a room key later this month. The Digital Key will provide Hilton Honors members with more choice and control over their travel experience.
New Road Hotel set to open in Whitechapel, London, in late 2017
New Road Hotel will be opening its doors in Whitechapel, London, in quarter four of the year. Inspired by the increased popularity for social living and accessible luxury, the new concept hotel will be offering guests everything they need, and nothing they don’t.
Bergen Børs reopens as luxury hotel in Norway
“True luxury is always modest,” muses Eero Koivisto, one of the Swedish architect and design trio Claesson Koivisto Rune. The firm have recently completed work on Bergen Børs, their third hotel project for hyperlocal Norwegian hospitality group De Bergenske inside a year.
Jumby Bay joins Oetker Collection
The Oetker Collection is to add a new masterpiece hotel to its collection – Jumby Bay, the private island resort in the Caribbean. Located right in front of the main island of Antigua, Jumby Bay Island combines a very well-established luxury resort with 40 rooms and suites, three restaurants, excellent spa and fitness facilities, water sports, five tennis courts and 50 individually designed and fully staffed villas and estate homes for holiday rental.
The Duppy Share steps up as official spirits partner to Notting Hill Carnival
Notting Hill Carnival just gets bigger, brighter, and more colourful every year. The 2017 incarnation will be no different, as Europe’s biggest street party prepares for an elaborate celebration over the bank holiday weekend, August 27th-28th.
Lagos slumps as African aviation continues to grow
An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial declines in both domestic and international capacity. The trend is mainly attributable to Arik Air, with the domestic carrier cutting 53 per cent of its seats for the rest of 2017.
Elvis on Tour to launch at the 02, London, in November
Elvis on Tour, an exhibition focusing on the life of the King while on the road, will open in London at the 02 Arena on November 3rd. Following the success of 2014/2015 Elvis at the O2 exhibition, which was visited by over 200,000 people, Elvis on Tour - The Exhibition will showcase more than 200 artefacts from the Graceland archives many of which will be in the UK for the very first time.
Culinary Extravaganza to return to Conrad Algarve in November
This November, Conrad Algarve will transform into a hub of gastronomic talent, hosting the culinary event of the year: the Culinary Extravaganza. This three-day gourmet showcase will take place from November 4th-6th.