Wizz Air launches Trip Planner to inspire passengers
Wizz Air has launched Trip Planner, a new website search tool, designed to inspire passengers who are undecided on the destination of their next holiday.
Ryanair to delay pilot leave as carrier battles cancellations
Ryanair will force pilots to delay planned annual leave as it battles to overcome shortages in coming weeks. The low-cost carrier said last week it would cancel as many as 50 flights a day until the end of October after misallocating pilot holiday until the end of the year.
Japan Airlines boosts Dreamliner fleet ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Japan Airlines has announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners from Boeing. The order is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL’s Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes.
Thomas Cook China plans ten-fold expansion in 2018
Thomas Cook China, the joint venture between Thomas Cook and Fosun, the leading Chinese investment conglomerate, plans to increase customer numbers by more than ten times over the next year.
The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, welcomes first guests in Malaysia
The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, has opened today on the Malaysian island. Set in a tranquil private bay, the resort is surrounded by an ancient jungle, while its beachfront is sheltered by trees and gently lapped by the Andaman Sea.
Four Seasons Hotel Dalian on track for 2020 opening
Luneng Group and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts have announced plans to open a luxury hotel in Dalian, located in the Liaodong Peninsula in north-eastern China. Situated within the Donggang (East Harbour), Four Seasons Hotel Dalian will open in the redeveloped financial and commercial hub of the city.
Rosewood to convert US embassy into second London property
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by global real estate investment firm Qatari Diar to manage a new hotel located on picturesque Grosvenor Square in London’s prestigious Mayfair.
Bonafous to lead global sales strategy at Mövenpick
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed experienced hotel professional Julien Bonafous as vice president, sales, a new role created to support the hospitality firm’s on-going expansion drive.
World Routes to welcome aviation industry to Barcelona
World Routes will this weekend bring together senior decision makers from airports, destinations and airlines to negotiate new air services. Around 2,600 delegates from 130 countries will meet during four days at Barcelona’s Fira Gran Via.
Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in surprise move to Ras Al Khaimah
The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2018 is to be held in the emerging northern emirate of Ras al Khaimah. The surprise move follows 13 successful years where the event has been held at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
St. Petersburg prepares for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony
With just ten days to go until St. Petersburg welcomes the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of the event.
Saudi Arabia National Day celebrations to begin tomorrow
As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia prepares to celebrate the 87th Saudi National Day, the general entertainment authority has announced that exciting preparations are underway for 27 diverse festivities across 17 cities.