Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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...

Gatwick launches new app to travellers

Gatwick has launched a new app offering passengers personalised flight alerts, real-time queue updates for check-in and security, intuitive navigation using beacon technology, and shopping, restaurant, and airport offers. Other initiatives going...

China Aircraft Leasing Group receives first Airbus A320neo

China Aircraft Leasing Group, the Hong-Kong based lessor, has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft, and in parallel celebrated handing it over to lessee Frontier Airlines. CALC has 68 A320neo...

Jack Nicklaus leads winners at 2017 World Golf Awards

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus has been voted Golf Course Designer of the Year at the World Golf Awards. Nicklaus - nicknamed the Golden Bear - was the big winner at golf tourism’s...

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...

Smith named senior captain of upcoming Azamara Pursuit

Azamara Club Cruises has announced the three officers of its new ship, Azamara Pursuit, which will join the fleet in August 2018. Senior captain Carl Smith and cruise director Tony Markey,...

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...

American Cruise Lines triples capacity in Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines has announced two new itineraries for 2018 in Puget Sound - five-day Highlights of Puget Sound and 11-day Grand Puget Sound. These spectacular cruises are round-trip from Seattle,...

Primera Air signs for two further Boeing 737 Max 9 airliners

Primera Air has signed the purchase of two additional Boeing 737 Max 9 airliners for 2019, thereby increasing the order to a total of ten new units. This will further enhance...

World Travel Awards touches down in Vietnam for Grand Final 2017

World Travel Awards, the hospitality industry’s leading awards programme, is preparing to welcome the elite of global hospitality to Vietnam for its Grand Final 2017. The red-carpet event will take place the...

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Primera Air signs for two further Boeing 737 Max 9 airliners

Primera Air has signed the purchase of two additional Boeing 737 Max 9 airliners for 2019, thereby increasing the order to a total of...

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