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P&O Cruises welcomes Arvia construction launch | News

P&O Cruises welcomes Arvia construction launch | News

A construction milestone in the future of British cruising has been marked as P&O Cruises cuts the first piece of steel for new ship Arvia. The 184,700-tonne sister ship to Iona is being built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The company’s second LNG-powered Excel class ship will join the P&O Cruises fleet […]

Mantra Traralgon welcomes first guests in Australia | News

Mantra Traralgon welcomes first guests in Australia | News

Accor and LA Hotel Group have opened the new-build 50-room Mantra Traralgon hotel in the heart of Latrobe Valley’s largest city. The first hotel to open in Traralgon, Australia, in more than ten years, Mantra Traralgon is set to become a destination of choice for business travellers and leisure guests looking for convenient, contemporary accommodation […]

American Airlines welcomes Boeing 737 Max back to service | News

American Airlines welcomes Boeing 737 Max back to service | News

The Boeing 737 Max has resume passenger flights after being grounded for nearly two years following fatal crashes in 2018 and 2019. A plane, operated by American Airlines, made the trip from Miami to LaGuardia in New York earlier without incident. American Airlines flight 718 touched down safely after a 20-month safety ban was lifted […]

Jamaica welcomes boom in festive travel | News

Jamaica welcomes boom in festive travel | News

Jamaica has this week reported its highest seven-day cumulative arrival figures since reopening borders on June 15th. Preliminary statistics from the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) show that for the period December 22nd-28th, just over 21,000 passengers arrived on the island. The Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay welcomed 16,841 and 4,203 additional passengers arrived at […]

Jamaica welcomes first direct flight from Nigeria | News

Jamaica welcomes first direct flight from Nigeria | News

Jamaica has welcomed the arrival of the first direct flight from Nigeria, opening up new tourism opportunities for the Caribbean destination. Onboard, Nigeria minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said Jamaica could be “the next big thing” for travellers from the African country. Around 140 passengers were on board the first flight, which touched down […]

Hospitality sector welcomes Brexit agreement | News

Hospitality sector welcomes Brexit agreement | News

The hospitality industry has welcomed agreement in discussions between the UK and European Union on a future trading relationship. Following the departure of the UK from the EU earlier this year, relations have been in a transition period. This comes to an end on December 31st, with an agreement now in place for the next […]

Belavia welcomes first Embraer E2 to fleet | News

Belavia welcomes first Embraer E2 to fleet | News

Belavia has taken delivery of its first E2 next generation Embraer aircraft in Brazil. The new plane is the first of three E195-E2 jets to be leased to the national carrier of Belarus by AerCap. The aircraft, configured in a comfortable dual class layout seating 125 passengers in total, seats nine in business and 116 […]

Dubai warmly welcomes UK quarantine move | News

Dubai warmly welcomes UK quarantine move | News

The United Arab Emirates has been added to the quarantine free list for UK travellers, opening travel opportunities for business and leisure. The addition of commercial capital Dubai, which is seen as a key winter sun destination for British travellers, has been heralded as particularly significant by the tourism sector. The move gives Brits the […]

Qatar Airways welcomes three Airbus A350-1000 planes to fleet | News

Qatar Airways welcomes three Airbus A350-1000 planes to fleet | News

Qatar Airways has taken delivery today of three more Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The development reaffirms its position as the largest operator of Airbus A350 aircraft in the world, with 52 in its fleet. The new planes will operate on strategic long-haul routes to Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar […]

P&O Cruises welcomes Iona to the fleet | News

P&O Cruises welcomes Iona to the fleet | News

P&O Cruises has taken ownership of Iona, the latest addition to its fleet and the largest cruise ship ever built for the UK market, at an official handover ceremony with the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. At 185,000 tonnes, 345 metres in length and with 17 guest decks, the vessel is also the first British […]

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