Sherwood Suites, a plush apartment-only property in a prime location near the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, aims to offer travellers luxury and flexibility as it celebrates its grand opening this month. The new 20-storey property is positioning itself as a compelling new choice for travellers by offering five-star...
Marriott International has appointed Christopher Moore as the new general manager of Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel. Conversant in Bahasa Indonesia and a beginner in Mandarin, his wealth of experience is honed from spearheading five-star properties with Starwood Hotels & Resorts and other major hotel groups in the USA, China,...
TUI UK & I has confirmed Christopher Hackney has been appointed as the new managing director of Marella Cruises and will take up his position from December 1st. Hackney will report to cruise and distribution director, Helen Caron. He joined TUI UK & I on the graduate scheme in 2001 and...
Princess Cruises has seen a major increase in UK guests booking Japan cruises. Next year’s bookings are up by over 75 per cent on the same time last year, which represents one of the highest periods of growth since Princess started sailing to Asia in 1987. Overall, Princess has...
U by Uniworld has debuted its first ship in Paris. The B set sail on its maiden voyage along the Seine River with top influencers, lifestyle media, travel agents and contest winners onboard, giving an exclusive look at the first-ever river cruise brand for millennials. “We’re thrilled to make history with...
The Grand Hotel & Spa, York has revealed a first look at the 100 luxury new hotel rooms it will be opening in early 2018. The development will almost double the number of five-star hotel rooms in York, generating an additional £1.7 million of annual visitor expenditure for the...
Boeing and Azerbaijan Airlines have announced an order for five more 787-8 Dreamliners and a commitment to purchase two large freighters. The agreement, announced at the 2017 Dubai Air Show, is valued at about $1.9 billion at current list prices. The freighter commitment will be finalised later. Azerbaijan Airlines also...
Three of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ships will undergo multi-million pound refits this winter – in preparation for the start of the 2018/19 cruise season. Two of Fred. Olsen ships – Braemar and Balmoral – will be refurbished before Christmas with the third, Boudicca, upgraded in March 2018. Black Watch,...
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...
Silversea’s Silver Cloud has completed an extensive two-month refurbishment at a total investment of over $USD40 million to become an ice-class expedition vessel. The ship has undergone comprehensive enhancements to bring guests the luxury, style and comfort synonymous with Silversea’s classic vessels while maximising guests’ expedition experience. The ship is...