UAE-based developer Sweid & Sweid has partnered with Banyan Tree to develop and deliver the first Banyan Tree Residences in the Middle East. Located on a large island site where DMCC, the Montgomerie Golf Course, the Emirates Golf Course and Emirates Hills intersect on Al Telal Street, the elegant new...
The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has treated dozens of leading travel agents and members of the press to a cruise along the River Thames. Marking the end of World Travel Market 2017 in London, the group set off from Tower Millennium pier for a three-hour journey around the sights of...
Final assembly of the newest member of the A330neo Family, the A330-800, has started and is on track for the first flight planned in mid-2018. The A330-800 complements the A330-900, the largest member of the A330neo Family. With its 242-tonne maximum take-off weight as base variant, the A330-800 can operate...
Airbnb has launched its Trips platform in Jamaica, adding the Caribbean destination to the list of international locations offering bookable local experiences. The announcement was made at the UNWTO Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, currently taking place in Montego Bay, Jamaica. With the move, Airbnb...
Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has signed a memorandum of understanding for 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2017 by Hamad Al-Tuwaijri, chairman of Golden Falcon Aviation, and John Leahy, chief operating officer, customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft,...
Guests enjoying a pre-prandial drink in the Caprice Lounge inside the Corinthia Palace Hotel in Malta can go back through the decades with the launch of a new cocktail menu that spans favourites from the sixties, seventies, eighties, nineties and noughties. The sixties harken back to the period when the...
Boeing and Emirates have announced a commitment to purchase 40 787-10 Dreamliners at the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The deal, including airplanes and related equipment, is valued at $15.1 billion at current list prices. Emirates is the world’s largest Boeing 777 operator and will be the first to receive the new 777X...
Leeu Collection has unveiled more details of the £10 million refurbishment of acclaimed Lake District hotel Linthwaite House, which will now re-open in spring 2018. The original intention was for Linthwaite House to start operating again this month, with work being completed on new guest rooms in the property’s extensive...
AccorHotels announces the launch of Singapore’s newest integrated lifestyle hub with the opening of Novotel Singapore on Stevens and Mercure Singapore on Stevens. Developed by Oxley Holdings, the complex features 772 guest rooms, 14 dining outlets, two outdoor pools, a tennis court and a function space that can accommodate...
Royal Brunei Airlines has launched Royal Brunei Holidays, a new online dynamic packaging service. Fully-integrated into the Royal Brunei website, the new booking system will allow guests to book their flights, hotels, transfers and tours all at once. Guests will also have the option of adding a stopover in...