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Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour welcomes first guests to Australia

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour has opened its doors, making it the first new-build, international luxury hotel to open in Sydney’s central business district this millennium. Centrally located opposite the International Convention...

Dubai Airshow 2017: Boeing forecasts $730bn Middle East aviation market

Boeing has forecast airlines in the Middle East will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Boeing presented its 2017 Current Market Outlook...

Dubai Airshow 2017: Azerbaijan Airlines places new Dreamliner order with Boeing

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...

Corinthia Palace in Malta offered for exclusive use

Conference, meeting and incentive bookers looking for a truly unique venue need look no further. In a new initiative for Corinthia Hotel’s inaugural property, the historic Corinthia Palace in Malta can...

Air Astana to grow A320neo family operations in central Asia

Air Astana is to become one of the largest A320neo family operators in central Asia and CIS over the next three years. The airline became the first operator of this type...

Yotel unveils plans for new Edinburgh property

Yotel has announced plans to open its first hotel in Scotland’s capital Edinburgh in quarter one of 2019. The city centre hotel will be located on the famous Queen Street in...

Silver Cloud completes refurbishment to become ice-class expedition vessel

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...

Red Funnel to welcome Red Jet 7 in spring of 2018

The construction of Red Funnel’s new state-of-the-art high speed passenger ferry, Red Jet 7, is rapidly taking shape at Wight Shipyard Co in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The...

Rifai urges tourism sector to carefully manage visitor growth

UNWTO secretary general Taleb Rifai has warned the hospitality sector it must carefully manage growth if the world is to avoid the pitfalls of over-tourism. Some 1.2 billion travellers will cross an...

Shanks to lead Silversea Cruises in UK & Ireland

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has announced Peter Shanks is joining the company in the role of managing director, UK & Ireland. Based in the London office, he will report to chief executive,...