A luxury holiday company is set to launch in the UK in the new year, bringing with it a brand-new concept for the staycation market and a UK investment of £60 million pounds. Beyond Escapes will offer guests the ultimate holiday experience with boutique-style, high quality accommodation and top-class facilities...
Following Centara’s recent announcement that it had strengthened its management team by welcoming back seasoned industry professional Markland Blaiklock in a newly formed role of deputy chief executive, the group has now released its significant expansion plans for the next five years. Centara is Thailand’s largest domestic hotel operator and...
Cathay Pacific has launched self-check in and bag drop kiosks at London Gatwick Airport South Terminal. The automation provides a seamless, stress-free and fast check-in experience, enabling its customers to have more time to relax before their flights. Cathay Pacific regional general manager Europe, James Ginns, said: “Gatwick is our...
The Intrepid Group has chosen Costa Rica as the location for its Central America operations base with the aim of growing sustainable tourism beyond its borders.  Peak Central America was opened by Intrepid Group chief executive James Thornton in San José and is the latest addition to the company’s...
Deputy mayor of London for transport, Val Shawcross, and councillor Govindia, leader of Wandsworth Council, have welcomed 26 Chelsea Pensioners aboard for a trip to City Hall at the official celebration of the new Battersea Power Station River Bus. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the...
Star names from the golfing world will join key figures from the global golf travel industry in heading to Spain’s La Manga Club later this month to take part in the annual World Golf Awards. Hundreds of thousands of ballots have been cast in a variety of different categories ahead...
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...
Leaders of the ski industry are arriving in Kitzbühel, Austria, as the final preparations are put in place for the fifth annual World Ski Awards. Ski tourism’s event of the year will be staged at the five star A-ROSA Kitzbühel for the fifth consecutive year from the November 17th-19th. An extensive...
Dukes London has announced a brand-new partnership with heritage Champagne brand, Pommery. Guests of this five-star hotel can now savour exquisite selections from the luxury drinks brand in the chic surroundings of GBR, Mayfair’s go-to restaurant which opened in May, as well as in more familiar spaces such as...
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has launched six eye-popping new villas in renowned architect Bill Bensley’s inimitable signature style. The 180-700 sqm villas will benefit from on call butler service, private pools and sumptuous interiors replete with bold colours, bespoke prints and characteristic curios. So spectacular are the new...