Marriott International has announced the appointment of Carlos Tarrero as the new general manager of The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi. Tarrero brings a wealth of both hotel and resort operational experiences to this exciting new role where he will oversee all management functions at the resort. In...
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...
Opening in the vibrant and historic old town of Puerto Vallarta in early February 2018, Hotel Amapa embodies the fusion of traditional Mexican aesthetic with a laidback yet spirited vision in contemporary design bringing a new, fresh vibe to the area. With over 35 years of hospitality experience, developer...
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...
Emirates has unveiled completely refreshed interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft, including its new first class private suites. With floor to ceiling sliding doors and sleek design features inspired by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Emirates’ new suites takes luxury and privacy to the next level. Offering up to 40 square...
Ultra-luxury travel innovator Silversea has unveiled plans for its first-ever ship lengthening. The turn-key transformation of Silver Spirit will take place early next year at the Palermo shipyard of Fincantieri. Starting in early March, Silver Spirit will be lengthened by inserting a prebuilt 49-foot-long midsection housing six silver, 26 veranda,...
Following the management agreement signed in late 2016 with RAK National Hotels, a subsidiary of RAK Hospitality Holding, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, was officially flagged earlier in presence of brand and owner’s representatives. Marking the brand’s entry into the northern Emirate, the hotel joins three...
Heritage Le Telfair in Mauritius has undergone a three-month renovation and re-opened as Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort. The member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World re-launched as a tropical island escape with freshly redesigned and redecorated rooms, suites and common areas. All rooms now include...
flydubai has marked its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in the Middle East in the 2013 edition of the show. The new aircraft, bearing the UAE registration mark...
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...