Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Princess Cruises Announces 2017 Inaugural European Sailings of Majestic Princess

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises announced today its 2017 cruise vacations to Europe, including the inaugural sailings of the line’s newest ship Majestic Princess. The season features six ships sailing to 119 destinations from the corners of the Mediterranean to the northernmost tip of Europe.

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AIME visitors can avail low-price tickets through oneworld

AIME-LOGO-Feb-2015-300x256Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced a global agreement designating oneworld as its exclusive airline alliance partner for 19 events in 2016, including the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne, 23 – 24 February 2016.

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Australia’s Latest Ship P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden Makes Maiden Call to Melbourne

P&O Cruises 2Melbourne has welcomed Australia’s latest cruise ship P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden on its maiden visit to the city, ahead of its debut Victorian season next year.
Heralded as a game changer for the Australian cruise industry, the 55,820-tonne Pacific Eden will return to Melbourne in February next year as part of P&O Cruises’ biggest season of cruising from the city.

Qatar Airways named “Best Middle East Airline Serving China”

qatarQatar Airways has once again been named Best Middle East Airline Serving China at the 2015 Business Traveller China Awards, picking up the award for the fourth consecutive year.

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Helicopter crash kills 6 pilgrims en route to Vaishno Devi

vaishnu devi crashSix pilgrims and a pilot were killed when a helicopter crashed at the new bus stand ground in the Jammu Katra town. The helicopter was on its way from Katra to Sanji Chhat, which falls en route to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Trikuta Hills.

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Top 10 destinations for global travelers in 2016

airline business travel  (5)DESTINATIONS that dominated the headlines for all the wrong reasons in 2015 are now considered to be the must visit hotspots for travellers in 2016.

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36 days of experiences, 27 light art installations, 12 neighborhoods – San Francisco brightens up

3 David Delgado Dan Goods Jason Klimoski_Metamorphosis_ Amy Snyder copyright ExploratoriumDuring the third annual Illuminate SF Festival of Light, from Thanksgiving 2015 through New Year’s Day 2016, art lovers can embrace the power of light and tour San Francisco’s public art installations by a diverse range of local and world renowned light artists. A series of five free tours are scheduled throughout the 36-days of experiences.

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STR and Tourism Economics project continued growth in final forecast of 2015

STR-logoThe U.S. hotel industry is projected to experience continued year-over-year performance increases through 2016, according to STR and Tourism Economics’ final forecast of 2015.

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LACC wins USGBC-LA’s Sustainable Innovation Award

Los-Angeles-Convention-CenterThe Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) received the prestigious Sustainable Innovation Award in the Materials & Resources category at the United States Green Building Council (USGBC)-LA’s 11th Annual Green Gala last night. The Sustainable Innovation Awards recognize projects across seven categories that exceed Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credit satisfaction and exemplify innovation, multi-tier collaboration, and positive community impact.

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The Discovery of King Tutankhamun to be showcased in Putnam Museum & Science Center

king-tut-children-interacting-with-mummy-caseArchaeologist Howard Carter captured the world’s imagination nearly a century ago when he made the astounding discovery of the undisturbed tomb of Tutankhamun. Beginning March 5, 2016, the Putnam Museum and Science Center in Davenport unveils The Discovery of King Tut, a new exhibition that provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the legendary tomb and its treasures just as Carter found them.

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Toscana Resort Castelfalfi to open new Five-Star Hotel in Italy in 2016

toscanaToscana Resort Castelfalfi announced it is opening a new 120-room five-star hotel in 2016. It is the newest five-star hotel being developed in Tuscany and will be built on the 2,700 acre estate in Tuscany, located in an 800 year old Medieval village.

U.S. carriers continue war with Gulf counterparts on open skies

JetBlue Airways LogoThe growing number of Gulf carriers in the U.S. aviation pie supporting President Obama’s goal of 100 million annual visitors by 2021 is bringing serious competition for U.S. carriers. U.S. major airlines’ claims that Gulf carrier success in U.S. markets is harming them and killing aviation jobs.

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Best Western Hotels debuts in Bandung Indonesia

EXECUTIVE LOUNGE 04Best Western Hotels & Resorts is making its debut in Indonesia’s third largest city, Bandung, with the launch of a brand new upscale hotel.
Opening on December 1st, 2015, Best Western Premier La Grande Hotel is nestled in the heart of the city and combines the company’s legendary standards of service with an array of stylish upscale amenities.

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Premier Traveler Has Taken a Flight of Its Own

images (1)Premier Traveler is excited to share a piece from Janet Forman, based on text from the Boeing book Trailblazers, by Betsy Case, as well as letters from Boeing’s Centennial Story Sharing site. 

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