Thursday, 28 August 2014

Air Namibia Honors Its Cabin Crew At A Recent Graduation Ceremony

Graduation CeremonyThe Acting Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Air Namibia, Rene Gsponer applauded the 15 cabin crew (flight attendants) at their recent graduation ceremony held at the Safari Court Hotel following their successful completion of a comprehensive Portuguese Language Proficiency programme. The airline subjected its cabin crew to master Portuguese as a foreign language to enhance communication for the purpose of Portuguese-speaking customer needs while on-board of Air Namibia routes.


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Nobu Lanai Builds Upon Its Success at Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

Nobu Lanai BuildsFour Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay is undergoing a continued transformation as newly redesigned guestrooms, new restaurants, a refurbished Spa and more are unveiled.

Debuting this October, Nobu Lanai will be completely revamped, offering guests a new culinary experience. A success from day one, the 18-month old restaurant is now expanding with the addition of a dedicated lounge, teppanyaki stations and sushi bar.


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Share your food with the neighbour – a social experiment at Copenhagen Airports

Copenhagen AirportThe focus is both on innovative gourmet food and social interaction when the a new pop-up restaurant, HALLO HELLO, opens at Copenhagen Airports on 19 August. With the original chef duo from I’m a KOMBO at the helm, your picture of the world will be changed for while, and may be also going forward. The tools are flavours, innovation and dialogue.


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150k people suffer from power loss as gusty storm moves across Southeast Michigan

flooding-i-94-and-75Severe thunderstorm warning had been issued for portions of Southeast Michigan while the eastern Wasthenaw and Wayne County has been warned with a flood advisory.


According to the recent weather and traffic reports, the local roads and freeways were in bad shape and the Metro Detroit has been affected with high winds, flooding, lightening, power outages and downed wires and trees.


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Hong Kong Airlines’ New SMS Notification Service for Hong Kong members of Fortune Wings Club

Hong Kong AirlinesIn order to provide better experience to our members, the services of Frequent Flyer Programme have been upgraded recently. Fortune Wings Club (FWC) members in Hong Kong are able to receive automatic messaging from Hong Kong Airlines FWC by phone text messages (SMS) from now on. The service includes notifications of miles earning and redemption, miles expiration, free air tickets and class upgrade. Members will also be informed of the latest news of FWC and their earned mileage. Both Chinese and English are available for the SMS service.


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Kempinski parts ways with The Stafford London and exits UK market

download (1)Both parties said in a statement that they “mutually and amicably agreed to end the management agreement for The Stafford London by Kempinski”.Reservations for the 105-room property can be made via Kempinski’s sales channels until 10th September, 2014. Existing reservations will be honoured and staff, who are employed by The Stafford Hotel Ltd., will not be affected.


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Crystal Invites Travelers To Sleep In – Without Missing The Adventure

Crystal CruisesLOS ANGELES, August 26, 2014 – The need to choose between catching up on much needed sleep and embarking on a great adventure while on vacation is no more.  This fall, in an industry first, Crystal Cruises will debut new Crystal Adventures planned especially for late-risers, offering the same enriching experiences in the world’s most stunning and significant destinations, beginning later in the day.


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Melbourne Airport launches new illuminated ‘Melbourne’ sign

melbourne airport logoMelbourne Airport has today launched a new illuminated ‘Melbourne’ sign to welcome travellers and Victorians to the world’s most liveable and friendliest city.

Officially launched by Melbourne’s Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and Melbourne Airport’s CEO, Chris Woodruff, the 14 metre sign is part of broader lighting project that enhances the ambience of Melbourne Airport.


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Korean pop star Kim Jun-su opens boutique hotel

Boutique Hotel Managament AsiaHotel Toscana has 60 suites over five storeys, four pool villas and outdoor concert avenue and a swimming pool. A further 200 suites are planned for an adjacent site.A statement from C-Jes Entertainment, JYJ and Kim’s talent agency, said: “Hotel Toscana Boutique of Kim Jun-su will open for business from September 25. Jun-su has always dreamed of building a special hotel of his own one day as he goes on tours overseas, and when he visited Jeju Island, he was fascinated by its beauty and decided that the island is perfectly suited for his hotel.”


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The Imperial New Delhi

The Imperial New DelhiChosen as one of the Top city hotels in Asia and ranked as the Top Hotel in Delhi by Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014 and listed amongst 15 Legendary Hotels around the world by Fodor’s Travel in 2014, The Imperial is an iconic hotel and is the most distinguished address situated in the heart of the capital, reminiscent of the halcyon days of the Raj. A luxury hotel with an awe-inspiring heritage interwoven in colonial elegance, it dwells in its modern delivery of old-style class and magnificence.


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The Imperial New DelhiChosen as one of the Top city hotels in Asia and ranked as the Top Hotel in Delhi by Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014 and listed amongst 15 Legendary Hotels around the world by Fodor’s Travel in 2014, The Imperial is an iconic hotel and is the most distinguished address situated in the heart of the capital, reminiscent of the halcyon days of the Raj. A luxury hotel with an awe-inspiring heritage interwoven in colonial elegance, it dwells in its modern delivery of old-style class and magnificence.


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Escape to More Warm Destinations When the Cold Weather Arrives!

yow_logoThe Ottawa International Airport Authority is very pleased to announce that it will have even more sunshine destinations to offer its clients this winter, along with additional frequency to some of the more demanded destinations that are already served.

New flights include Delta Air Lines service to Atlanta – flights will operate daily over the holiday period and will revert to weekly service for the remainder of the winter schedule. Air Canada will be adding weekly service to Samana, Dominican Republic.


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bmi regional named UK’s most punctual scheduled airline for ninth consecutive year

bmi regionalbmi regional is the UK’s most punctual scheduled airline for the ninth consecutive year, independent figures* just released show, placing it ahead of carriers such as British Airways, Ryanair, Flybe and British Airways.

Independent website flightontime.info analyses UK flight punctuality data – which is then used by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) – to assess airlines’ punctuality.


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bmi regional 2014 mid year trading update and outlook

bmi regionalJune 2014 marked the second anniversary of operation as an independent airline for bmi regional, and the carrier is set for sustained growth through 2014. While 2013 was a year of significant development and investment for the airline as it launched new routes and created new jobs, this year bmi regional has continued to grow its UK and European route network, strengthened existing services, and established a portfolio of codeshare agreements with Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines.


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