Friday, 16 November 2018

Jet Airways uplifts record 45 tonnes cargo on Boeing 777-300ER aircraft


Jet Airways, India’s premier full-service international airline, recently entered global record books for the highest uplift of cargo by an Indian carrier in a single flight. The airline uplifted 45 tons of cargo on one of its flights on the Mumbai-London sector operated by a B777-300ER aircraft.


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50 Reasons to Visit Eswatini in 50/50 Year, 41-45: Eswatini’s Regions


Known as the Cultural Heartland, Central Eswatini offers a remarkably varied collection of experiences that any visitor to the region can indulge in. Although the smallest of the tourism regions, this is where the country’s capital city Mbabane, second largest city Manzini and main industrial area Matsapha are found.


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Caribbean looking for enhanced pot tourism despite legal hassles


Despite the fact that marijuana continues to be illegal in much of the Caribbean but tourism officials want to be prepared for a situation if and when more countries legalise the drug and pot tourism experiences become possible.


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John Wayne Airport Launches New “Helping Hands” Program


John Wayne Airport (JWA) understands that traveling through an airport can be a difficult experience for individuals with hidden disabilities. The Airport today announced a new “Helping Hands” program designed to lend a hand to travelers, families and caregivers by providing assistance and support to ease their experience while traveling through the Airport. 


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Cinnamon was the only Sri Lankan Brand awarded at the International Travel & Tourism Awards


Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts won the Silver Award for ‘Best in Responsible Tourism’ at the International Travel and Tourism Awards held for the first time by the World Travel Market in London recently.


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Amtrak Sets Revenue and Earnings Records


Continuing financial improvements in recent years, Amtrak again posted record revenue and earnings for its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2018. 


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Delta Air Lines orders 10 additional Airbus A330-900s


Delta Air Lines has ordered 10 additional Airbus A330-900 widebody aircraft, expanding their A330neo order book from 25 to 35 aircraft. This latest order supports Delta’s international growth strategy in the near to medium term.


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Uganda is all set to draw more Chinese visitors


On Monday, the tourism officials in Uganda stated that they have stepped up efforts to draw more Chinese tourists to the east African country.


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Tourism becomes the main pillar for South American economy


Tourism is one of the important pillars for the South American economy. A rich culture and immensely diversified nation with architectural wonders, natural and scenic beauty, lively and colorful cities, and beautiful landscapes are the key reasons why millions of tourists visit the South America every year. 


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Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials pinpoints powerful growth in the third quarters


For the first time in fifteen years, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials reported that this independent Commonwealth country has shown the strongest visitor arrivals by air from January to June (148,139), overall with significant increases in the main source markets for the destination: US, Canada, UK and Caribbean. This represents an overall +7% growth from 2017.


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Mexico’s first shopping tourism project


The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Municipality of León (Guanajuato, Mexico) have signed a contract to continue with the country’s first project to build up Shopping Tourism, with the aid of the Ministry of Tourism of the State of Guanajuato.


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Tourism Ireland partners with United Airlines to highlight vacations in Ireland


Hundreds of thousands of New York commuters and visitors to the city are seeing a new Ireland promotion, which gets under way this week in Penn Station. It’s part of a two-month campaign being rolled out by Tourism Ireland in conjunction with United Airlines. Penn Station serves more than 350,000 commuter passengers a day, making it one of the busiest passenger transport hubs in the western hemisphere.


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Martinique, The French Caribbean Diving Destination


The French Caribbean Island of Martinique will attend once again the annual DEMA SHOW, which takes place this year in Las Vegas from November 14th to 17th 2018.


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Phillip Clarke joins Hilton London Heathrow Airport as executive chef


Phillip Clarke has been appointed as the executive chef of Hilton London Heathrow Airport.

He will be overseeing the overall food strategy and head the everyday running of the hotel’s kitchen.