ABU DHABI, 1 February 2018: Etihad Airways has introduced a new baggage policy for its international flights, except those bound for the US and Canada. It is essentially reverting to a weight based calculation, which was the standard in the...
JODHPUR, India, 1 February 2018: Radisson Jodhpur opened its doors Wednesday, the first Radisson branded property to open in the city. The hotel is situated 2 km from the airport and 4 km from the city's railway station and around...
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...
SINGAPORE, 31 January 2018: Emirates will add two flights weekly to both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, resuming daily services to the two US airports, a move that the airline says reflects the steady rebound in customer demand. Daily flights from Dubai...
PATTAYA, 30 January 2018: European tour operators will welcome Qatar Airways newest service from its home-base Doha  to Pattaya, a popular resort city on Thailand’s eastern seaboard. Qatar Airways’ Dreamliner Boeing 787 landed for the first time, 29 January, at...
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...
SINGAPORE, 29 January 2018: Sabre Corporation announced, Monday, it has renewed a distribution partnership with Jeju Air, the largest low-cost carrier in South Korea. The agreement will allow the airline to expand into new markets as part of its  expansion...
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,...

AA fourth quarter earnings dip

NEW YORK, 26 January 2018: American Airlines reported a dip in fourth-quarter profits, Thursday, due to higher costs as it projected stronger-than-expected 2018 profits because of strong demand. The US carrier reported fourth-quarter earnings of USD258 million, down 10.9% from...

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...