01262021

MSC Magnifica to return to Southampton for summer 2022

MSC Cruises has announced the opening of sales for the third seasons of MSC Magnifica sailings from the UK. Homeporting in Southampton for the summer of 2022, the ship will be welcomed to a brand-new terminal following a recently announced [...]

Volkart to lead two Ritz-Carlton properties in Miami

Jacqueline Volkart has been appointed dual general manager at the Ritz-Carlton resorts in Miami Beach. She will lead the newly re-imagined, 376-room Ritz-Carlton, South Beach and the 95-room Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour. Volkart joins the [...]

Tributes continue following death of Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has led a series of heartfelt tributes to Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, founder of Sandals Resorts International, who died earlier this week. Stewart died in the United States at the age of 79 [...]

Emirates to introduce premium economy cabin on Airbus A380

Emirates has unveiled a brand-new premium economy cabin product onboard its A380 aircraft. Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airline, said: “While others cut back, Emirates is working hard to restore the products and services that we have [...]

Dubai prepares for tourism rebound in 2021

Almost six months on from reopening its borders to international visitors, Dubai has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its residents and holidaymakers, while preparing to ring in 2021 in style. The destination [...]

Tata Group boosts stake in AirAsia India

Tata Group has increased its stake in AirAsia India as the conglomerate looks to increase its share of the domestic aviation sector. On Tuesday, the company announced it would increase its holdings in the Indian-based joint venture with [...]

Abu Dhabi reopens borders to international travellers

Following an announcement by the Abu Dhabi Emergency Crisis & Disasters Committee, entry restrictions into Abu Dhabi will be relaxed from today. International tourists, residents and travellers from selected destinations, flying with [...]

Pullman Khao Lak Resort opens in Thailand

Pullman Khao Lak Resort has opened its doors, introducing a new era of elegant Thai hospitality, ancient heritage and intuitive design to this hot and up-and-coming beachfront destination. The hotel takes up a prime position overlooking [...]

Saint Lucia showcases 12 Days of Christmas

While the festive season may look very different in 2020, Saint Lucia is keeping its Christmas traditions alive with a special celebration of its distinctive and rich customs. The 12 Days of Christmas in Saint Lucia features on social media [...]

Forstmayr recognised for contribution to Jamaica tourism

Tourism executive Josef Forstmayr of Round Hill Hotel has been honoured for his sterling contribution to the Jamaica Tourist Board. Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, presented a special gift to Forstmayr during the first meeting [...]