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Bangkok Airways Signs Agreement with Amadeus  

Bangkok Airways Signs Agreement with Amadeus

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, represented by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth - President and Amadeus, represented by Mr. Cyril Tetaz - Executive Vice president, Airlines, Asia Pacific, or......
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Norwegian Cruise Line unveils Hull Artwork for Norwegian Encore  

Norwegian Cruise Line unveils Hull Artwork for Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Cruise Line revealed that Eduardo Arranz-Bravo, the award-winning Spanish artist, created the hull artwork for the fourth and final ship of its Breakaway-Plus class, Norwegian Encore, deb......
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Austrian Airlines Signs New Collective Bargaining Agreement for Flight Personnel Valid Until 2022  

Austrian Airlines Signs New Collective Bargaining Agreement for Flight Personnel Valid Until 2022

Employer and employee representatives signed a new collective agreement today applying to the Austrian Airlines flight personnel lasting until 2022. This agreement was preceded by long negotiations......
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Norwegian Transforms Three Ships With Bow-To-Stern Enhancements  

Norwegian Transforms Three Ships With Bow-To-Stern Enhancements

Norwegian Cruise Line announced the completed refurbishments of three ships, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Star, further showcasing its commitment to extraordinary quality and th......
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AVANI signs agreement to manage a second hotel in Malaysia  

AVANI signs agreement to manage a second hotel in Malaysia

AVANI Hotels and Resorts continues to expand the brand presence in Asia with an agreement with KTI Property Sdn. Bhd. to manage an AVANI hotel in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, Malaysia. ......
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Emirates expands its network in Italy, signs codeshare agreement with Trenitalia  

Emirates expands its network in Italy, signs codeshare agreement with Trenitalia

Emirates and Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company, today announced a new codeshare agreement which will enable Emirates customers from across its worldwide network to discover new des......
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Airlines and Airports Have their Eyes Open to Human Trafficking  

Airlines and Airports Have their Eyes Open to Human Trafficking

In support of the United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) emphasized their joint c......
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OYO signs MoU with SBI and Bank of Baroda to offer financial fillip for small hotels  

OYO signs MoU with SBI and Bank of Baroda to offer financial fillip for small hotels

OYO Hotels has inked MoUs with the State Bank of India and Bank of Baroda for extending its support to budget hotels and creating jobs across levels. Signed under the aegis of the Pradhan Mantri Mu......
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Lords Hotels and Resorts Announces Expansion Plans  

Lords Hotels and Resorts Announces Expansion Plans

With the hospitality industry showing signs of recovery from the decade long slump, India’s premium mid-market hotel chain – Lords Hotels & Resorts has decided to switch its expansi......
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The winners of the Inaugural International Institute for Peace Through Tourism Awards announced  

The winners of the Inaugural International Institute for Peace Through Tourism Awards announced

Amman, Jordan (27 June 2018) The Resilience Through Tourism Summit (RTTS) has announced the winners of the world’s first International Peace Through Tourism Awards which have been launched to......
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PATA signs Strategic Partnership agreement with ADARA  

PATA signs Strategic Partnership agreement with ADARA

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new Strategic Partnership agreement with ADARA, the enterprise-wide data solution for travel brands, to empower its members with ......
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Lords Hotels and Resorts Signs-up New Resort Property in Chotila, Gujarat  

Lords Hotels and Resorts Signs-up New Resort Property in Chotila, Gujarat

India’s fastest growing hospitality chain – Lords Hotels & Resorts also Gujarat’s biggest mid-market hotel chain has announced plans of launching another new resort in the Sta......
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Emirates provides special Ramadan service for customers observing the holy month  

Emirates provides special Ramadan service for customers observing the holy month

Emirates will commence its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month, expected to begin on May 17th. Emirates’ Ramadan service consists of specially crafted iftar meals on......
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Brussels Airlines reveals Aerosmurf . . .  

Brussels Airlines reveals Aerosmurf . . .

7 months, 1415 submitted ideas and 14 painting days after the start of the Belgian Icon contest, Brussels Airlines’ fifth iconic plane is ready to carry out its Belgian colors around Europe a......
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Celebrating the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival  

Celebrating the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival

The 29th Taiwan Lantern Festival was officially opened, with the lighting of the lanterns in the Main Lantern area. The exhibi......
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Radisson Hotel Group launches at IHIF  

Radisson Hotel Group launches at IHIF

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announces its rebranding to Radisson Hotel Group, effective immediately, at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin. <......
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SRIJAN an idea competition for 635 Station Development on Indian Railways, has been launched at MyGov portal  

SRIJAN an idea competition for 635 Station Development on Indian Railways, has been launched at MyGov portal

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) is taking up redevelopment of around 600 major Railway stations across the country. In this mega exercise, assistance and involv......
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Kerala records 11.39% rise in domestic and 5.15% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in 2017  

Kerala records 11.39% rise in domestic and 5.15% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in 2017

Kerala Tourism witnessed an increase of 11.39% and 5.15% in domestic tourist arrivals and foreign tourist arrivals in 2017 respectively, compared last year. Figures compiled by Kerala Tourism......
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Pratt and Whitney signs 15 year fleet management agreement with Turkish Airlines  

Pratt and Whitney signs 15 year fleet management agreement with Turkish Airlines

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. has announced that Turkish Airlines signed an agreement for a 15-year Pratt & Whitney EngineWise Fleet Management Program. The......
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Ministry of Railways signs MoU with Ministry of Ayush to augment Ayush services in Railway hospitals  

Ministry of Railways signs MoU with Ministry of Ayush to augment Ayush services in Railway hospitals

Ministry of Railways and Ministry of AYUSH have decided to scale up AYUSH health services in B.R. Singh Hospital in Eastern Railway, Perambur Railway Hospital Southern Railw......
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Minister for Railways Shri Piyush Goyal Appeals to Citizens to Avoid Selfies / Stunts Near Railway Tracks  

Minister for Railways Shri Piyush Goyal Appeals to Citizens to Avoid Selfies / Stunts Near Railway Tracks

The Union Minister for Railways Shri Piyush Goyal has appealed to citizens to avoid selfies / stunt near railway tracks. Following is the text of Minister's statement......
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Kerala sets aside budget of INR 7.5 crore for promotions in Europe  

Kerala sets aside budget of INR 7.5 crore for promotions in Europe

Following the phase-II of the Promotional Campaign, the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala has planned to target Europe with a budget of INR 7.5 crore. In order to entice the Europea......
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Middle East and North Africa tourism consolidates recovery  

Middle East and North Africa tourism consolidates recovery

International tourism in the Middle East and North Africa showed clear signs of recovery in 2017 with growths of 5% and 13%, respectively. Against this backdrop, tourism ministers......
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Strawberries signs on Cocoon Maldives as its Sales, Marketing, PR and Media representatives for India and the Middle East  

Strawberries signs on Cocoon Maldives as its Sales, Marketing, PR and Media representatives for India and the Middle East

Think Strawberries has been appointed as the India and Middle East representative office of Cocoon Maldives.Maldives can be summarized as a dazzling landscape of imma......
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2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years  

2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years

International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7% in 2017 to reach a total of 1,322 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This strong momentum is expected to cont......
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First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year  

First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year

Featuring more than 2,940 exhibitors from around the world, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery Fair concluded successfull......
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HRAWI Holds Seminar On Architecture Trends In Hotels and Restaurants  

HRAWI Holds Seminar On Architecture Trends In Hotels and Restaurants

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) held a seminar on trends in architecture specifically for hotels and restaurants at the Ambassador Hotel in the city recently. The semi......
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Indian Railways launches transparent and efficient New Online Vendor Registration System in its research arm RDSO  

Indian Railways launches transparent and efficient New Online Vendor Registration System in its research arm RDSO

In-line with the philosophy of the Government to make systems and procedures digital and transparent, Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO), (headqua......
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Southern and Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East drive tourism growth through October 2017  

Southern and Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East drive tourism growth through October 2017

Destinations around the world welcomed 1.1 billion international tourists between January and October 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This represents a 7% increase ......
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ITDC signs Transfer Agreement for Hotel Jaipur Ashok with Rajasthan Govt.  

ITDC signs Transfer Agreement for Hotel Jaipur Ashok with Rajasthan Govt.

India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, signed the Transfer Agreement with Rajasthan gover......
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Preferred Hotels And Resorts Welcomes 25 New Member Hotels  

Preferred Hotels And Resorts Welcomes 25 New Member Hotels

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces the addition of 25new member hotels and resortsacross eight countries between August an......
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Sarovar Hotels And Resorts signs a new hotel in Ajmer  

Sarovar Hotels And Resorts signs a new hotel in Ajmer

Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. announced the signing of a new hotel in Ajmer, Rajasthan. Sarovar Hotels, with over 75 operating hotels across 50 destinations in India and Africa, signed an agreemen......
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Louvre Abu Dhabi signs partnership with Etihad Airways  

Louvre Abu Dhabi signs partnership with Etihad Airways

Louvre Abu Dhabi, a universal museum on Saadiyat Island that exhibits art and artefacts, signed the first exclusive platinum partnership with Etihad Airways. Louvre Abu Dhabi will officially ......
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WINTER HOLIDAY OFFER AT PALAZZO VERSACE DUBAI  

WINTER HOLIDAY OFFER AT PALAZZO VERSACE DUBAI

Reminiscent of a 16th century Italian Palace, Palazzo Versace Dubai is a Neoclassical masterpiece with subtle traces of Arabian architecture. Featuring a striking entrance, high ceilings, landscape......
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Software glitch holds up check-in at airports worldwide  

Software glitch holds up check-in at airports worldwide

As per the New York Times News Service report, flights were delayed and travellers struggled to check-in at airports around the world on Thursday after a software programme used by several ma......
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Austrian Airlines Signs Wet Lease Agreement with Adria Airways  

Austrian Airlines Signs Wet Lease Agreement with Adria Airways

Austrian Airlines will start a wet lease agreement with its Star partner Adria Airways. The aim of the agreement is to have reserve aircraft available to enable greater flexibility in flight planni......
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 Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010  

Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of ......
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Etihad Airways introduces next-generation Boeing 787 between Abu Dhabi and Beirut  

Etihad Airways introduces next-generation Boeing 787 between Abu Dhabi and Beirut

The new 787 Dreamliner service replaces the Airbus A321 aircraft previously operating the airline’s EY535/EY538 flights to and from the Lebanese capital. The Boeing 787-9 features Etihad Airw......
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Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State  

Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State

Going ahead with its commitment towards the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in the country, Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed an......
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Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017  

Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% in January-April of 2017 compared to the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growt......
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PATA shares the secrets of storytelling with Maldives travel industry professionals  

PATA shares the secrets of storytelling with Maldives travel industry professionals

Travel industry professionals in the Maldives are now better placed to promote effectively this idyllic destination, thanks to the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).   The......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Signs A Strategic Partnership With GHM For The Chedi Mumbai  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Signs A Strategic Partnership With GHM For The Chedi Mumbai

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has entered into a strategic partnership with Singapore-based luxury hotel management company General Hotel Manage......
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SIA Signs Buckingham Palace Declaration Against Wildlife Trafficking  

SIA Signs Buckingham Palace Declaration Against Wildlife Trafficking

Singapore Airlines has signed the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce1 Buckingham Palace Declaration in support of efforts to prevent trafficking and transportation of illegal wildlife and thei......
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TAAI Signs Agreement with South Africa Tourism to Educate Agents across India.  

TAAI Signs Agreement with South Africa Tourism to Educate Agents across India.

South Africa Tourism(SAT) and Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) once again have entered into an agreement to offer training to travel agents across India. Learn SA in its 7th edition will h......
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NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector  

NSDC signs MoU with BIRD ACADEMY for skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace sector

An MoU was signed between National Skill Development Corporation and Bird Academy on the 1st of June 2017 in New Delhi, with regards to skilling of unemployed youth in the aviation and aerospace Se......
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FASHIONALLY.com x WAGAMAMA PLAYGROUND Pop-up Store to Support Local Design  

FASHIONALLY.com x WAGAMAMA PLAYGROUND Pop-up Store to Support Local Design

FASHIONALLY, a local online fashion communication hub supported by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will set up a pop-up store from 8 to 21 June to promote local fashion brands at d......
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China Airlines Celebrates Inaugural Flight of “Buddy Bears Liveried Aircraft” to Kumamoto  

China Airlines Celebrates Inaugural Flight of “Buddy Bears Liveried Aircraft” to Kumamoto

The most healing liveried aircraft in the world is coming! The China Airlines “Buddy Bears Liveried Aircraft” featuring Taiwan and Japan’s superstar cartoon bears OhBear (Taiwan),......
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Belmond launches Belmond Las Casitas and South America’s first luxury sleeper train  

Belmond launches Belmond Las Casitas and South America’s first luxury sleeper train

Belmond enhances its Peru portfolio with the acquisition of Belmond Las Casitas in Colca Canyon and the launch of Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper train. The deve......
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World's Largest Gifts and Premium Fair Opens in Hong Kong, Attracting 4,300+ Exhibitors  

World's Largest Gifts and Premium Fair Opens in Hong Kong, Attracting 4,300+ Exhibitors

The 32nd Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The four-day fair (27-30 April), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Cou......
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Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI)  

Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI)

The Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) for Accommodation, Tour Operators and Beaches, Backwaters, Lakes & Rivers sectors were launched in August 2014 and ha......
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IROAF of Indian Railways signs Agreement with BHEL for constructing a 2 MW Roof Top Power Plant  

IROAF of Indian Railways signs Agreement with BHEL for constructing a 2 MW Roof Top Power Plant

Ministry of Railways under the guidance of Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu,  has taken yet another leap in fulfilling its commitment to better environment, when a landmark contract agreemen......
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Swarovski Crystal Worlds invited 11 Indian luxury travel agents on a FAM to Vienna, Salzburg  

Swarovski Crystal Worlds invited 11 Indian luxury travel agents on a FAM to Vienna, Salzburg

The Austrian National Tourist Office in Co-operation with the Swarovski Crystal Worlds, the Leading Hotels of the World and the Local Tourist Boards invited 11 Indian luxury travel agents on a FA......
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NYCEDC Unveils 2017 NYCxDESIGN Programming Highlights  

NYCEDC Unveils 2017 NYCxDESIGN Programming Highlights

  New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced 2017 programming highlights for NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s celebration of global design. Now in its fifth ins......
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Tourism industry on the rebound in The Nilgiris  

Tourism industry on the rebound in The Nilgiris

After being impacted by demonetisation, former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s demise, and by the Cauvery water-sharing crisis, the tourism industry is slowly but surely recov......
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Anantara Kalutara Resort Opens in Sri Lanka  

Anantara Kalutara Resort Opens in Sri Lanka

Property Originally Designed by Famed Architect, Geoffrey Bawa   Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is......
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Rediscover the Origins of the Mid-Autumn Festival at Chinatown  

Rediscover the Origins of the Mid-Autumn Festival at Chinatown

- Annual Street Light-Up goes environmentally-friendly with LED lights  - First......
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English Guided Tours of Joseph Bau House, The Story of Artist And Co-Worker of Oscar Schindler  

English Guided Tours of Joseph Bau House, The Story of Artist And Co-Worker of Oscar Schindler

  Tucked away on a little street in the center of Tel Aviv, the "Joseph Bau House” is a small museum and an authentic artist workshop that portrays the life story of Joseph Bau. ......
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 Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) signs on Think Strawberries as India Representative for 2016-2017  

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) signs on Think Strawberries as India Representative for 2016-2017

MMPRC has has re-appointed Think Strawberries as its PR Agency in India. The company's roles would be as a liaison body for MMPRC in implementing the destination’s PR strategy in th......
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Norwegian air announce service from Gatwick to Crete  

Norwegian air announce service from Gatwick to Crete

Norwegian will fly another 186-seat Boeing 737-800 three times each week to the Greece's biggest island from April 28. Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian said: "T......
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TAT redesigns Amazing Thailand campaign’s logo  

TAT redesigns Amazing Thailand campaign’s logo

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is spearheading both its global marketing initiatives, including the redesigned Amazing Thailand campaign’s logo, to boost the positive image of Thaila......
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Turkish Airlines and Boeing signs a collaboration agreement  

Turkish Airlines and Boeing signs a collaboration agreement

Turkish Airlines and Boeing have signed a collaboration agreement that will strengthen the carrier’s long-term industry leadership, as well as Turkey’s aerospace and technology capabili......
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Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group signs a major deal with northern India  

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group signs a major deal with northern India

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has signed a major deal that will substantially boost its portfolio in northern India.The agreement with the Mushtaq Group of Hotels will lead to the opening of seven ho......
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Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in China Appoints Manish Puri as General Manager  

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in China Appoints Manish Puri as General Manager

New Delhi, November 2015 – Manish Puri has been appointed general manager at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain which is located at the gateway to the majestic Qing Cheng Mo......
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Queens Hotel, Cheltenham becomes latest MGallery addition  

Queens Hotel, Cheltenham becomes latest MGallery addition

MGallery celebrates the revival of a beautiful heritage property as Queens Hotel, Cheltenham becomes a stunning addition this September to the Collection’s UK est......
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President of American Airlines’ flight attendants union resigns  

President of American Airlines’ flight attendants union resigns

Laura Glading, president of the flight attendants union at American Airlines, plans to resign her post on Dec. 2.She has led the 25,000-strong Association of Professional F......
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