RSS Title //localhost:3000 RSS Description Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:00:46 +0000 en-US New non-stop flights between UK and Taipei The first China Airlines aircraft to fly to the UK on the airline’s new non-stop route from Taipei in Taiwan arrived earlier this month. Having started its journey at Taipei’s Taoyuan International at 08:55 local time, the Airbus A350-900 undertook a 13-hour journey to arrive at London’s Gatwick airport. The first flight commemorates the start… Read more »

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Sundus Rotana Muscat marks new chapter in Oman Sundus Rotana Muscat has opened its doors to serve the increasing number of travellers and guests visiting the Sultanate. The new hotel is the brand’s first property in Muscat and marks a strategic expansion plan in Oman. Mohammed Al Ardhi, owner of Sundus Rotana, Muscat said: “Tourism is a key diversification driver of the Omani… Read more »

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Digital transformation of tourism in the spotlight The digital transformation of the tourism industry will be a key focus of Spanish tourism expo Fitur Know-How & Export, which takes place during FITUR 2018, the renowned annual International Tourism Fair. An initiative organised by SEGITTUR and FITUR in collaboration with ICEX Spain Trade and Investment, the event is designed to help drive forward… Read more »

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Mark Nuzzo joins Diamond Resorts International Leading vacation ownership company Diamond Resorts International (DRI) has named industry leader Mark Nuzzo as its executive vice president of Global Resort Operations, after an interim transition period. Nuzzo will assume the role previously held by Ronan O’Gorman, who, after a dedicated and successful career in the hospitality industry, has announced he will retire at… Read more »

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Augmented Reality Update New developments in mobile could affect the travel industry.   Since we last reported on augmented reality (AR) a year ago, use of the technology has picked up even more steam. Initially expected to create $600 million in revenue last year, according to a January 2017 TechCrunch article, augmented reality instead generated $1.2 billion, in… Read more »

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Dolce to send guests on Journeys of Discovery Upper-upscale brand Dolce Hotels and Resorts has announced Trails of Discovery, a unique new programme designed to help guests explore and draw inspiration from their surroundings. Leading through breath-taking scenery such as winding vineyards, historic landmarks, and even a UNESCO World Heritage site, each trail has been carefully curated in partnership with local influencers, in… Read more »

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Azores and Alaska Airlines sign codeshare deal Azores Airlines has signed a code-share agreement with Alaska Airlines, enabling the Azores-based Portuguese airline to issue tickets for flights operated by Alaska, and vice versa. The airlines’ agreement allows new connections through Boston in the USA, as Azores Airlines offers regular services from the Massachusetts capital to the islands of the Azores, Madeira, Lisbon,… Read more »

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Macdonald on leader board with golf offering Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has reinforced its status as one of the UK’s leading networks of golf venues after its five golf resorts featured in a prestigious ranking list by Golf World magazine. The magazine has published its first ranking of the Top 100 Golf Resorts in the UK and Ireland, which was compiled by… Read more »

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Qatar Airways joins major conservation initiative Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport (HIA) have partnered with KAHRAMAA’s National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency, ‘Tarsheed’, to deliver technical energy and water conservation training to their employees. The training, focusing on resource conservation, was aligned to contribute towards His Highness The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s 2030 vision for sustainable… Read more »

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New flights to link Singapore and Auckland Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand will jointly launch a third daily flight between Singapore and Auckland from 28 October 2018. The additional service will boost capacity on the route by up to 40 per cent and add more than 165,000 seats annually between the two cities. It will also shorten connection times and improve… Read more »

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An Inside Look at Relaunching a Resort Restaurant What it takes to expand an on-site restaurant and attract local diners.   Rethinking a restaurant is no easy feat, but there are great potential rewards, such as improving the owner experience and gaining new guests. For Arizona’s Holiday Inn Club Vacations Scottsdale Resort, a $36 million property-wide renovation in 2016 brought the opportunity to… Read more »

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Sterling Resorts opens two new properties Leading Indian holiday lifestyle company Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited (SHRL) has opened two new resorts in the village of Mocha and the hill station of Wayanad. The company, which has just launched a new corporate identity, recently added Sterling Kanha and Sterling Wayanad to its portfolio, taking its total number to 29 resorts in 26… Read more »

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