Seabourn adds new ship

SEATTLE, 8 February 2018: Following the commercial launch of the line's newest ship, this May, Seabourn Ovation, Seabourn, will offer 41 more sailings during the 2018 summer season. Across the fleet, four of Seabourn's five ships will visit more than...
PARIS, 8 February 2018: Skiers swished down the hilly streets of Montmartre in Paris on Wednesday, taking advantage of heavy snowfall that otherwise spelled misery for thousands of travellers. Nearly 2,000 people in the Paris region had to spend Tuesday...
SINGAPORE, 31 January 2018: YTL Hotels will reopen the Academy, this April, following a major interior remake of the five Georgian townhouses that make up the London hotel. Situated in Bloomsbury, close to the British Museum in London’s West End, the...
ZURICH, 30 January 18 2018: US News & World Report’s new ranking that evaluates countries on everything from economic influence, power, citizenship and quality of life, has declared Switzerland the world's best country for 2018. It's the second time the...
BERLIN, 30 January 2018: ITB's Business Travel Forum will look at how digitalisation is now a major challenge for the business travel market one that it must urgently confront. The theme this year looks at ‘Business travel 4.0: dynamic, digital,...

Ronaldo turns hotelier

LISBON: World footballer of the year Cristiano Ronaldo is expanding his 'CR7' hotel portfolio by opening new franchises in New York, Madrid and Marrakech, his associate said on Wednesday. Real Madrid star Ronaldo has already opened CR7 hotels, alongside Portuguese...

Lauda wins back his airline

VIENNA, 24 January 2018: Austrian racing driving legend Niki Lauda looked Tuesday to have won a dramatic race for Niki, the airline he founded in 2003 and then ceded to the now-defunct Air Berlin. In a comeback reminiscent of his...

France drops World Expo bid

PARIS, 23 January 2018: France has withdrawn its bid for Paris to host the 2025 World Expo citing financial risks as the country gears up to organise both the Olympics and Rugby World Cup. The decision was revealed by the...
MADRID, 22 January 2018: A hotel room automatically adjusting to the tastes of each guest, virtual reality headsets as brochures; the tourism sector is starting to embrace new technologies, hoping to benefit from lucrative personal data. In a prototype of...
MADRID, 19 January 2018:  Portugal, Spain, India and Indonesia were named winners of UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism earlier this week. The 14th edition named Turismo de Portugal  (Portugal), Ecotourism Trust (India), Tryponyu (Indonesia) and SEGGITUR (Spain) as the...