Top Reasons Why You Need a Proper Camera Bag

January 10, 2017 

Airline News

easyJet bans large electronics on flights from Turkey and Egypt
easyJet has confirmed that it will be introducing new security measures on its flights from Turkey and Egypt to the UK from today. The move is in line with new UK government requirements.
United Airlines introduces automated screening lanes at Newark
United Airlines is enabling customers to move through the screening process quicker at its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport with the opening of a fully redesigned and consolidated security checkpoint in Terminal C.
UK follows US in limiting Middle Eastern cabin baggage
The United Kingdom has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops on passenger flights from six Middle East and North African countries. Following the lead of the United States, passengers from these countries will no longer be able to carry tablets, DVD players or phones over a certain size.
Hainan Airlines to go five times weekly on Manchester-Beijing route
Hainan Airlines plans to increase its Manchester Airport frequency from four flights per week to five from June. This added service will potentially see Hainan Airlines new Dreamliners operating this direct route into Beijing, depending on aircraft availability.

Hotels News

Hilton Linzhi Resort opens in Tibet
Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Linzhi Resort in Tibet. Hilton Linzhi Resort is the company’s first hotel in the region and home to Tibet’s first nine-hole golf course. Located between the Himalayas and Yarlung Zangbo River, Hilton Linzhi Resort sits atop 800 lush acres dotted with big flower peonies (Paeonia Ludlowii), a symbol of traditional Tibetan medicine.
Brazil to welcome Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
Blackstone has announced funds managed by its real estate business have agreed to acquire the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As part of the transaction, Blackstone has signed a management agreement with Hilton for this asset and following a period of transition plans to convert the hotel to the Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana.
New Hotel California coming to Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara’s most anticipated luxury property, the Hotel Californian, has announced a summer 2017 opening. Nearing completion in the heart of Santa Barbara, the hotel is located adjacent to the city’s vibrant Funk Zone and steps from the Pacific Ocean and the Union Station.
World Travel Awards set for Latin America Ceremony at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya
World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 at the glittering Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in September. World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke said: “The Latin America Ceremony is always a highlight of the Grand Tour for World Travel Awards, and the team and I are excited to be bringing the event to the Mexican Riveria for the first time since 2009.  

International Events

World Travel Awards set for Latin America Ceremony at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya
World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 at the glittering Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in September. World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke said: “The Latin America Ceremony is always a highlight of the Grand Tour for World Travel Awards, and the team and I are excited to be bringing the event to the Mexican Riveria for the first time since 2009.  
Routes Asia handed over to Brisbane, Australia
The annual Routes Asia air service development forum was officially handed over to the Australian city of Brisbane earlier at a ceremony in Okinawa, Japan. Routes Asia brings together airlines, airports, tourism authorities and governments to plan new flights and increase existing services.
ATM 2017: Expo 2020 legacy to come under spotlight
The legacy of Expo 2020 is set to come under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage, returning for the 2017 show at Dubai World Trade Centre. Expo 2020, set to run between October 2020 and April 2021, will bring together more than 180 nations and is expected to host an international audience of 25 million visitors.
Astana EXPO 2017 embarks on global promotional roadshow
Astana EXPO 2017 has embarked on a series of road shows across Asian, Europe and the Middle Eastern to promote the upcoming event.