Briet appointed EMEA chief development officer with Marriott

Marriott International has announced the appointment of Jerome Briet as chief development officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The division within Marriott International encompasses over 75 countries and territories. He takes [...]

Roach departs Barbados Tourism Marketing after two decades

Barbados Tourism Marketing is bidding farewell to global head of markets and temporary chief executive, Petra Roach. After nearly two decades with the organisation, the industry veteran is leaving to take up a new opportunity with the Grenada [...]

Zanini to lead Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Jumeirah Group has announced the appointment of Ermanno Zanini to the role of regional vice president and general manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, its flagship hotel in the United Arab Emirates.    In his new role, Zanini will oversee [...]

Jannah Hotels & Resorts launches Halo Halo Food Festival

JP Anglo will lead foodies on a culinary journey through the eclectic tastes and richly unique flavours of Filipino cuisine as he steps into the kitchen at Jannah Hotels & Resorts’ Halo Halo restaurants. The celebrity chef will be [...]

Ryanair veteran Dunne takes up new Norwegian role

Adrian Dunne will join Norwegian as the new executive vice president, operations. He has more than thirty years of experience as a leader within the aviation industry. “I am very pleased to welcome Adrian Dunne onboard. “We are preparing [...]

British Airways launches home dining scheme

Travellers who are missing the skies and want to experience the culinary delights of first-class dining can do so from their home thanks to a new partnership between British Airways, Feast Box and Do & Co. The airline has teamed up with [...]

Finishing touches for Palm Tower ahead of October debut

The Palm Tower on the Palm Jumeirah is now almost 95 per cent complete, with all components due to open by October this year.  Soaring 240 metres above the world-famous island, the Nakheel-developed building is in the advanced stages of [...]

Bus to London to launch in April next year

From two decades from the mid-1950s onwards, adventurous travellers would pack themselves in ‘magic buses’ and traverse the so-called Hippie Trail across Asia in search of spiritual enlightenment. Now, the time has come to roll the [...]

Etihad Airways latest to retire Airbus A380

Etihad Airways is unlikely to welcome the Airbus A380 back to its fleet in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown, chief executive Tony Douglas has confirmed. In an interview with the National, the aviation chief said the largest aircraft in [...]

New development leadership for Marriott

Marriott International has confirmed the appointments of Carlton Ervin as global development officer, international and Noah Silverman as global development officer, United States and Canada. These announcements follow the recent appointments [...]