Sunday, 21 September 2014

Croatia Airlines celebrates its 25th anniversary


Croatia AirlinesThe 25th anniversary of Croatia Airlines, the Croatian flag carrier and a member of Star Alliance, was marked at a ceremony organised at Zagreb’s Gradska Kavana.

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Airport teams up with Tourism experts to promote West to the world


Bristol AirportBristol Airport has joined forces with Destination Bristol and Bath Tourism Plus to promote the West of England to airlines from across the globe at the world’s largest commercial aviation event.

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Cathaoirligh and Irish mayors plus US multi-national business representatives among those to welcome Mayor back to Shannon


Shannon AirportTies between the West of Ireland and the Boston area deepened today as the newly elected Mayor of the most Irish city in the US, Marty Walsh, began his Irish ‘homecoming’ with a business breakfast – his first official engagement on his visit – at Shannon Airport.

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Ajman Welcomed 180,000 Tourists In Second Quarter Of 2014


AjmanAccording to a statement from the Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) on Thursday, during the second quarter of 2014, Ajman attracted 180,000 guests, up from 120,000 during the same period in 2013.

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Saturday, 20 September 2014

The Five Star Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas Introduces Fresh Start: Energy Focused Spa Treatments Paired with Corresponding Cold-Pressed Juices


cq5dam.web.press.722.keepaspectratioLas Vegas is a city of excess. Recuperate with Four Seasons Fresh Start, which pairs three rejuvenating treatments at the five star Spa with cold-pressed, locally sourced juices with similar benefits.
The Fresh Start features a body treatment, facial and massage followed by a corresponding juice from the local Function Juicery, now available at PRESS, the luxury, nongaming Hotel’s indoor/outdoor lounge. In the mornings, PRESS also serves up Lavazza gourmet coffee, fruit, granola and other healthy items enjoyed on the go.


frankfurtFraport AG’s upcoming AirXperience Day on September 21 presents “Pit Stop – The World of Formula 1 at Frankfurt Airport” – an exciting program of events for the entire family focusing on the exciting world of Formula 1 auto racing in tandem with the Singapore Grand Prix running this Sunday. While race drivers are warming up for the Singapore Grand Prix Formula 1, visitors and passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) will be able to make their own “pit stop” in the international atmosphere of Frankfurt Airport.


frankfurtFraport AG’s upcoming AirXperience Day on September 21 presents “Pit Stop – The World of Formula 1 at Frankfurt Airport” – an exciting program of events for the entire family focusing on the exciting world of Formula 1 auto racing in tandem with the Singapore Grand Prix running this Sunday. While race drivers are warming up for the Singapore Grand Prix Formula 1, visitors and passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) will be able to make their own “pit stop” in the international atmosphere of Frankfurt Airport. 


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Ypsilon partners with eNett International to provide payment security using Virtual Account Numbers


download (3)One of the world’s largest end-to-end IT solutions specialists for the travel industry, is integrating eNett Virtual Account Numbers (VANs) to provide secure supplier payments for online travel agencies.
eNett VANs are automatically generated 16-digit MasterCard numbers that agencies use to make supplier payments. A unique number is generated at every booking, making it a highly secure way to pay or be paid.
“Our partnership with eNett provides our clients enhanced payment security, no matter in which country they are located,” said Ypsilon VP of Sales&Marketing, Patrick Coulomb.


Friday, 19 September 2014

Golden Holidays: The best of Darwin


20140918-0428_mThrough Golden Holidays, it is effortless and enjoyable to book a trip to any one of a myriad of popular destinations. New tour packages have been arranged offering stays at premium hotels with exciting tours via quality ground transportation as well as air travel on award-winning Malaysia Airlines.


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Visit California Statement on Governor Brown’s signing of AB 1839


visit californiaVisit California President and CEO Caroline Beteta issued this statement today in support of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s signing of AB 1839, which will expand California’s film tax credit incentive. Governor Brown signed the bill today in Los Angeles at a press conference and bill signing ceremony.


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Western markets driving continued growth


download (1)Visitor growth from the western markets has pushed up international visitor arrivals for the year-ending August 2014 to 2.8 million, up 5.3 per cent year-on-year.


Tourism New Zealand General Manager Corporate Affairs Deborah Gray, says while the month of August was flat, year-on-year holiday arrivals are up 7.2 per cent and the increases seen out of the Western markets is particularly positive.



InterContinental BerlinInterContinental Singapore has secured the prestigious EarthCheck Gold level of certification through the world’s leading certifier of travel and tourism organisations. In doing so, the Hotel joins an elite group of industry leaders who, over a period of five years or more, have consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to host communities and practiced high standards of environmental management.


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InterContinental Singapore Receives Prestigious EarthCheck Gold Certification


InterContinental BerlinInterContinental Singapore has secured the prestigious EarthCheck Gold level of certification through the world’s leading certifier of travel and tourism organisations. In doing so, the Hotel joins an elite group of industry leaders who, over a period of five years or more, have consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to host communities and practiced high standards of environmental management.


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Hotel industry in U.S. showed enterprising results for the week ending on Sept.13


STR-logoThe U.S. hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance measurements during the week of 7-13 September 2014, according to data from STR.

In year-over-year measurements, the industry’s occupancy rate rose 4.5 percent to 68.0 percent. Average daily rate increased 6.9 percent to finish the week at US$117.73. Revenue per available room for the week was up 11.8 percent to finish at US$80.04.


Southwest Airlines Proudly Celebrates Hispanic Heritage In The Community


Southwest-Airlines-logoSouthwest Airlines  recognizes Hispanic heritage and culture this month as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month.  Southwest partners with the Latino community to show its passion for diversity and inclusion; to highlight those efforts, the Company proudly sponsors events throughout the year geared toward the Hispanic community.