Delta Air Lines to connect Shanghai and Atlanta from July 2018
Delta Air Lines is expanding in Asia with the launch of a new service between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The new route is expected to start in July 2018.
SriLankan Airlines lands in Hong Kong for first time
SriLankan Airlines has launched five times weekly non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Colombo. The opening of the non-stop flight to Hong Kong is an important step in the national carrier of Sri Lanka’s expansion strategy in the Asia-Pacific region.
Saudia sees laptop ban lifted on US flights
Saudia Arabian flag-carrier Saudia has said passengers will now be allowed to carry laptops on flights to the US. The news comes after the country’s airports received security clearance from the department of homeland security in the United States.
easyJet sees return to growth in seat revenue in third quarter
Luton-based easyJet has revealed total revenue per seat rose 2.2 per cent for the three months ended June 30th, when stripping out exchange-rate fluctuations. The low-cost carrier had projected a low single-digit per-seat revenue decline in the period after the key performance metric fell 9.7 per cent in the first six months.
Hotel Beaux Arts joins Autograph Collection
Hotel Beaux Arts has announced it will join Autograph Collection Hotels, the diverse portfolio of more than one hundred independent hotels around the world that connote vision, design and craft.
Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu set to open in late 2018
Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Robinsons Land Corporation, one of the Philippines’ leading real estate companies, to operate the Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu, a five-star resort situated on the northern peninsula of Mactan island.
Onyx takes Amari brand in Sri Lanka with Galle property
Onyx Hospitality Group has launched a brand-new Amari property in Sri Lanka’s historic southwest coastal city of Galle. The 172-room Amari Galle, located a short distance from the Unesco World Heritage Galle Fort, is Onyx’s third hotel in Sri Lanka.
Culinary team assembles for Renaissance Pattaya opening
Renaissance Pattaya has completed the recruitment of its new culinary team, in preparation for the resort’s opening in September. Creating a new dining destination in Pattaya, the resort will showcase three innovative outlets with contemporary fine dining at Pebbles Bar & Grill, home comforts with a twist at 609 Kitchen and fresh and healthy light bites at The Deli.
Kate Adie to guest speak at Mr Fogg’s Residence
This July, as part of their renowned Explorer Series, Mr Fogg will welcome illustrious war correspondent, Kate Adie, into his humble Mayfair abode, Mr Fogg’s Residence.
Serenity to begin shooting in Mauritius
Mauritius has reached a new landmark in its history, with the arrival of the first Hollywood movie, Serenity, which is being shot in the country. The event, hosted by the board of investment, was held at Maradiva.
Aperol Spritz Social welcomes stars to Netil 360, London
Aperol Spritz has welcomed the stars to Netil 360 in London as part of a series of extraordinary rooftop events that are popping up in UK. The ‘Aperol Spritz Socials’ will encourage revellers to make the most of the after-work moment, taking the Italian Aperitivo experience to the next level.
Delta Air Lines reaches latest in-flight entertainment milestone
Delta installed its 500th aircraft with seat-back entertainment this month, allowing more customers than ever to experience free in-flight entertainment on Delta Studio.