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Qatar Airways doubles service to Lagos, Nigeria | News

Qatar Airways has increased its service to Nigeria’s financial centre, Lagos, to two daily flights. Starting from July 1st, the service will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats...

New leadership for Raffles Maldives Meradhoo | News

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has announced the appointment of Amila Jeewantha Handunwala as general manager. With over 25 years of experience in the luxury hospitality sector, his expertise will play a significant role...

Jordan to take over as Southwest chief executive next year | News

Southwest Airlines has announced that chairman and chief executive, Gary Kelly, will transition roles in early 2022, becoming the executive chairman of the low-cost carrier. Executive vice president corporate services, Robert Jordan,...

Switzerland to reopen borders to Brits this weekend | News

As of Saturday, guests from the UK will be allowed to enter Switzerland without having to quarantine if they can show proof of being fully vaccinated. The same rule applies to...

Unique Vacations bolsters UK senior leadership team | News

Unique Vacations has realigned its senior leadership teams in the UK ahead of the restart of international travel. The company is the worldwide representative of Sandals and Beaches Resorts and Unique Caribbean...

Jordan to take over as Southwest chief executive next year | News

Southwest Airlines has announced that chairman and chief executive, Gary Kelly, will transition roles in early 2022, becoming the executive chairman of the low-cost carrier. Executive vice president corporate services, Robert Jordan,...

Travel sector demands reopening in nationwide protest | News

Travel agents, pilots, tour operators, aviation workers and cabin crew are among the thousands of people who will ‘speak up for travel’ today, as part of a day of action. The sector...

England could scrap quarantine for fully vaccinated amber-list travellers | News

Ministers have mooted plans to allow quarantine-free travel to amber-list countries for people in England who have been fully vaccinated. The health secretary, Matt Hancock, confirmed earlier that ministers were considering how...

Palm Jumeirah leads Dubai property expansion | News

Investments continue to pour into the Dubai real estate sector, according to updates from the Dubai Land Department (DLD). The real estate sector showed continuous flow of investments in May, recording 5,359...

Caribbean Airlines to cut staff as demand slumps | News

Caribbean Airlines plans to cut around a quarter of its staff, or 450 employees, as part of a restructuring of the carrier. The airline, headquartered in Trinidad & Tobago capital Port of...

El Seif Group wins Coastal Village contract at Red Sea Development | News

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) has awarded a contract to El Seif Group for facilities management services at the Coastal Village. El Seif Group, based in the Middle East, will...

Dorchester Rooftop to welcome Polo Lounge pop-up this summer | News

This summer, Los Angeles restaurant the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel will pop-up at the Dorchester Rooftop, bringing a taste of California to London. With views across Hyde Park and...

Finnair deepens Juneyao Air partnership | News

Finnair and Shanghai-based Juneyao Air will enter to a joint business partnership next month. The carriers will cooperate commercially on flights between Helsinki and Shanghai as well points beyond in China...

Travel sector demands reopening in nationwide protest | News

Travel agents, pilots, tour operators, aviation workers and cabin crew are among the thousands of people who will ‘speak up for travel’ today, as part of a day of action. The sector...

New financial leadership for Leeds Bradford Airport | News

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has announced the appointment of Alex Tong as its new chief financial officer to bolster its senior leadership team. Tong joins from leading telecommunications provider KCOM, where he...

Novella to lead Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice | News

Belmond has announced the appointment of Marco Novella as managing director of Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice. He will take up the position from next week. Hailing from Milan, Novella has travelled and...

Sabre renews partnership with Virgin Australia | News

Sabre Corporation and Virgin Australia have reaffirmed their long-standing relationship with the renewal of their global distribution agreement. Under the renewed agreement, Sabre will continue to distribute Virgin Australia flights and...

W Rome to take brand into Italy this year | News

Marriott International is preparing to make its brand entry in Italy this autumn with the debut of W Rome. Located on Via Liguria, next to the Spanish Steps, this historic palazzo-turned-luxury-lifestyle-hotel...

Jet2.com boosts Newcastle capacity for next summer | News

Jet2.com will add an extra aircraft to its capacity in Newcastle next year, allowing the leisure carrier to add over 300 extra flights to a range of popular destinations. The largest tour...

Boeing begins testing 737-10 Max | News

Boeing has successfully completed a test flight of the 737-10 Max, the largest variant in the family. The airplane took off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:07 and landed at...

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