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Ryanair to delay pilot leave as carrier battles cancellations

Ryanair will force pilots to delay planned annual leave as it battles to overcome shortages in coming weeks. The low-cost carrier said last week it would cancel as many as 50 flights a day until the end of October after misallocating pilot holiday … [Read more...]

CHTA calls for global action to tackle climate change following devastating hurricanes

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association is backing calls by Caribbean leaders for the international community to keep the devastating impact of climate change on the global development agenda. … [Read more...]

Japan Airlines boosts Dreamliner fleet ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Japan Airlines has announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners from Boeing. The order is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL’s Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes. … [Read more...]

Thomas Cook China plans ten-fold expansion in 2018

Thomas Cook China, the joint venture between Thomas Cook and Fosun, the leading Chinese investment conglomerate, plans to increase customer numbers by more than ten times over the next year. … [Read more...]

Air Malta launches low-cost Go-Light option to fliers

Air Malta has introduced a new range of prices under the Go-Light brand. The new product range includes a new product – Go Light, a hand luggage only one-way starting from just €39. … [Read more...]

Four Seasons Hotel Dalian on track for 2020 opening

Luneng Group and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts have announced plans to open a luxury hotel in Dalian, located in the Liaodong Peninsula in north-eastern China. Situated within the Donggang (East Harbour), Four Seasons Hotel Dalian will open in … [Read more...]

World Routes to welcome aviation industry to Barcelona

World Routes will this weekend bring together senior decision makers from airports, destinations and airlines to negotiate new air services. Around 2,600 delegates from 130 countries will meet during four days at Barcelona’s Fira Gran Via. … [Read more...]

Rosewood to convert US embassy into second London property

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by global real estate investment firm Qatari Diar to manage a new hotel located on picturesque Grosvenor Square in London’s prestigious Mayfair. … [Read more...]

Rosewood to convert US embassy into second London property

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by global real estate investment firm Qatari Diar to manage a new hotel located on picturesque Grosvenor Square in London’s prestigious Mayfair. … [Read more...]

Ferguson named CEO/GM at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Ferguson has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of leadership positions both in and out of the gaming industry. … [Read more...]

Riga International Airport became one of the top 5 fastest-growing European airports

Growth of the Riga Airport significantly exceeds the European average, which, according to the data of ACI, was 9.6% in July, as well as the average growth of its group: in the group of airports with 5-10 million passengers, the average increase in … [Read more...]

BP Ventures to invest $10m in jet charter marketplace Victor

Business-to-consumer jet charter marketplace Victor has announced the signing of a strategic investment agreement with BP Ventures. BP’s investment arm has committed to invest $10 million as lead investor to Victor’s Series B fundraising round. … [Read more...]

Hilton Fort Collins hotel completes renovation

Among the high-tech updates are new RFID keys and the implementation of Hilton Digital check-in and room selection technology for Hilton HHonors members. … [Read more...]

BDRC: Americans like to ‘stick to the plan’ when traveling abroad

Europe is Americans' most popular destination region with nearly a third (30%) of passengers traveling there, while Asia Pacific emerges as a strong second (27%); Paris still reigns as top city to visit with 23% citing it as first or second choice - … [Read more...]