Monday, 11 December 2017

Aeroflot named world’s leading airline brand


aeroflotAeroflot has taken the prestigious World’s Leading Airline Brand 2017 prize at the World Travel Awards, the first time the nomination has been awarded.


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British Airways Offers Flights To London For 50 Percent Fewer Avios


british AirwaysBritish Airways is offering customers the chance to travel to London for half the number of Avios usually required. Available for booking from today until December 17, the airline is offering World Traveller economy class tickets to London Heathrow for 50 per cent fewer Avios.


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Marriott International and YTL Hotels Sign Agreements for New Hotels Across Asia


Signing-ceremony-2Marriott International and YTL Hotels today announced agreements for new hotels across Asia, strengthening both companies’ presence in the world’s fastest growing region.


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glh Hotels to have two senior managers on board



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Two new senior mangers will be joining London’s largest hotel owner-opearator-glh. The group is expected is to expand its existing portfolio to 17 with future projects in the pipeline.


Austrian Airlines Upward Trend for Passenger Volume plus 9.3 Percent Compared to the Previous Year


austrian airlinesAustrian Airlines transported around 953,000 passengers in November 2017, corresponding to a rise of 9.3 percent compared to November of 2016. 


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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Publishes Fourth Annual Culinary & Cocktails Trend Forecast


Outlier_Vadouvan_Curried_CarrotsChifa and Nordic-influenced cuisine, nut-based spreads, visual filters, sour beers and upcycling of ingredients are among the top dining trends of the new year according to Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ fourth annual Culinary & Cocktails Trend Forecast, released today.


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CIMGlobal to Spearhead AMCA International, Middle East


unnamedCIMGlobal, a premier, fully integrated global meetings and associations management company in partnership with Kellen, announced that Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) has engaged CIMGlobal to provide association management services in the Middle East region.


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Gatwick appoints American engineer for its biggest contract


GATWICK -JMilstein 01Gatwick, Britain’s second largest airport has appointed American engineer to deliver a £2.7 billion investment programme.


San Francisco-based firm Bechtel will be employed to double the size of pier 6 in the North Terminal which is a £180-million job and the largest single investment in the airport’s redevelopment scheme.


SWISS carries more passengers in November


swissSwiss International Air Lines transported 1,226,502 passengers in November, 0.7% more than in the same month last year. The increase was achieved while operating fewer flights: 10,685 were performed for the month, a 1.8% decline.


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Artiaga joins Vida Downtown as general manager


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Emaar Hospitality Group has appointed Eliza Artiaga as general manager of Vida Downtown, an upscale lifestyle hotel in Downtown Dubai under Vida Hotels & Resorts.


IHG Debuts In Varanasi With Signing Of Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels


IHGInterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies has signed a franchise agreement with the JHV group for two new properties in the heritage city of Varanasi. 


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An Award-Winning Year as Qatar Airways Sweeps International Awards Ceremonies


Qatar AirwaysIt has been a record-breaking year for Qatar Airways, as the airline has claimed more global awards than ever before in its 20th year of operations. 


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Swiss lady angry over champagne refusal, prompts emergency landing


sushichampagne_istock (1)German police have said that the pilot of a passenger jet that was travelling for Zurich was compelled to make an unscheduled stopover at Stuttgart airport since a Swiss passenger suddenly became aggressive after being denied champagne.


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GBTA presents all new digital platform at gbta.org


gbtaThe Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry, announced an all-new gbta.org. The new digital platform is easy to use, mobile-friendly, streamlined and most importantly makes searching for information simple.


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